Business

by | January 28, 2017 | 00:42

The drinks company does well from a weak pound because a high proportion of its earnings are taken in dollars from overseas sales. In Ireland overall net sales rose by a more modest 1%, the group's premium spirits saw double digit growth, while net sales of core Guinness beers were 3% higher.

by | January 26, 2017 | 00:44

This marks the ninth consecutive quarter that inflation has been well below it. "The Australian economy has grown at a rate below its potential of about 1.275 percent for six out of the past eight years, which means there is more people willing to work than there are jobs, it means businesses aren't using all their computers, or perhaps manufacturers aren't using all the machines they own".

by | January 25, 2017 | 10:57

In November, sales were at 5.65 million units, which was the highest in nine years. "The surge in rates since early November ultimately caught some prospective buyers off guard and dimmed their appetite or ability to buy a home as 2016 came to an end", Yun said.

by | January 22, 2017 | 00:55

The family knew Hillary Clinton through work at the AIDS Action Committee, American Cancer Society and American Red Cross, and Clinton - then a USA senator - gave a eulogy at his mother's funeral, the Miami Herald reported . Puopolo, who said he was disabled and homeless, was charged with threatening to harm a public servant. Dominic Puopolo Jr.is part of a "prominent northeast family" with ties to the Clintons, the Daily Mail reported on Thursday.

by | January 21, 2017 | 00:44

French aerospace giant Safran on Thursday launched a friendly takeover bid for Zodiac Aerospace to create the world's second largest supplier of aircraft equipment, sending the target company's shares soaring. "We are delighted to participate in the combination of two leaders of the industry with complementary positions and strong innovation abilities dedicated to their customers", said Didier Domange, chairman of Zodiac's supervisory board.

by | January 19, 2017 | 00:52

The U.S. dollar recovered some ground after unease over how U.S. policy will develop under Donald Trump's presidency drove the currency to its weakest since early December. There has been significant talk in the USA about a border tax on imports as well as Trump's pledge to rip up the North American Free-Trade Agreement.

by | January 19, 2017 | 00:40

Interest rates are expected to rise, perhaps three times in 2017, off the back of an expansionary fiscal policy and a strengthening U.S. economy. "It sounds good to say 'we have a strong dollar.' But that's about where it stops", he told an interviewer in 2015.

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:44

The policy allows Cuban immigrants who arrive in the United States without a visa to apply for permanent residence , however those migrants caught at sea are detained and repatriated. In one of his final acts before leaving the White House , Obama scrapped rules dating back to the 1960s which allowed those fleeing communist Cuba a fast track to USA citizenship.

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:39

The increase in retail sales was partly due to a substantial rebound in auto sales, with sales by motor vehicle and parts dealers surging up by 2.4 percent in December after dipping by 0.2 percent in November. The total gain without motor vehicles and parts was only 0.2 percent for the month, though 3.4 percent for the year. The increase for the fourth quarter over the same period previous year was 12.8%.

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:39

Front man Joe Elliott says, "We're thrilled to be able to take this tour to cities we didn't play in 2016". "The demand for us to return, or rather, extend the tour was phenomenal". The Salt Lake show is No. 34 in the lineup and falls within the final week of the tour. Tickets for the arena show go on sale at 10 a.m. January 21 at the arena ticket office, ticketmaster.com, livenation.com and by phone at 800-745-3000.

by | January 13, 2017 | 00:07

Russia's oil and gas condensate output averaged 11.1 million barrels per day (bpd) in the period from January 1 to January 8, according to the two sources. - Iraq production slipped to 4.61 million b/d in December from 4.62 million b/d in November. However, markets are likely to take data on face value unless told otherwise, as should we hear from a number of major producers saying there has been a sharp fall in production, this could provide a near-term driver of bullish price action.

by | January 12, 2017 | 00:38

Trump's remarks came several minutes into his first news conference since his November 8 electoral victory. "I would then say, 'Whose going to pay for the wall?' And they will scream out, 'Mexico'". "You're going to pay a very large border tax. if you want to move to another country and you want to fire all our great American workers who got you there in the first place", said Trump.

by | January 11, 2017 | 00:40

Following troubles in recent years, American Apparel has been sold to the highest bidder: Gildan Activewear. The transaction is subject to Bankruptcy Court approval on January 12, 2017, and Gildan anticipates completing the acquisition by early February.

by | January 11, 2017 | 00:41

For the United States market the long wheelbase Tiguan will also be offered in a five-seat variant, though in Australia and Europe the short wheelbase model will continue to fill that role. Pricing has not been confirmed for the cars we get. Behind its long rear doors is a second-row seat split into 40/20/40 sections that can slide up to 7.0 inches fore and aft.

by | January 10, 2017 | 00:59

Duca told BuzzFeed News that Shkreli sent her a direct message asking her to attend Trump's inauguration with him. On Thursday, January 5, Duca tweeted a screenshot of a DM she had received from Shkreli. Duca tweeted screenshots of Shkreli's profile to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey at 10:55 a.m. EST on Sunday, January 7 and Shkreli's account was suspended roughly two hours later.

by | January 04, 2017 | 00:44

Police suspect it is an inside job because the burglars didn't have to crack the safes open. The burglars broke into KGK Holdings - located on West 36th Street between 5th and 6th avenues - around 10 p.m. While no signs of forced entry were immediately found, reported CNN, law enforcement said it appeared that handfuls of items were taken and the thieves eventually fled down the fire stairs in the building.

by | January 03, 2017 | 01:33

Last Saturday, Mr Trump left open the possibility of meeting the Taiwanese leader if she visits the USA after he is sworn in on Jan 20. She will meet with Taiwan expatriates living in the US before heading to Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala and El Salvador, four of Taiwan's diplomatic allies in Central America.

by | December 29, 2016 | 00:54

Rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott could be in line for some rest, leading the league with 1,551 rushing yards - more than 300 ahead of runner-up DeMarco Murray. "There's one way to practice and one way to play". The second half was a much different story as the Dallas defense put pressure on Stafford dropping him four times, which matches the season high for the Lions.

by | December 28, 2016 | 00:54

The 30-year hit a six-day high. "While we have yet to see the impact of the "Trump Bump" and Yellen's increase in mortgage rates on unadjusted house prices, I expect there to be an impact early next year", said Mark Fleming, chief economist at First American.

by | December 26, 2016 | 01:37

According to a communique by Airbus, the first deliveries will be at the start of 2017. "We trust this achievement signs to the world that the business objectives of Iran and its partners are better accomplished with worldwide participation and coordinated effort", Fabrice Brégier, Airbus' leader and CEO, said in a declaration.

by | December 25, 2016 | 01:55

Between Q3 2015 and Q3 2016, GDP in volume terms increased by 2.2%, also revised down 0.1 percentage points from the previously published estimate. The Commerce Department said the economy expanded at a seasonally adjusted 3.5% annualized rate in the third quarter.

by | December 25, 2016 | 01:26

The My Giant pharmacies shall close on 6 pm on Christmas Eve and will remain closed on Christmas day . For the thrifty consumer, Dollar General will remain open until 10 p.m. December 31 and they will be open January 1 noon to 6 p.m. I'm not the wonderful homemaker who bakes dozens of cookies, prepares numerous cakes and pies, and roasts four or five kinds of poultry and beef for Christmas Day, but we do have to have something respectable for that day.

by | December 24, 2016 | 00:54

Trump posted his latest Twitter message late on Thursday, a day after he met the chief executives of both aerospace companies. With a current development and acquisition price tag of United States dollars 379 billion for a total of 2,443 F-35 aircraft - a lot of them destined for the Air Force - the Lockheed Martin-built plane is the most expensive in history, and costs are set to go higher still.

by | December 23, 2016 | 01:14

Odebrecht and Braskem were charged with conspiring to violate the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), which is aimed at deterring companies from bribing officials overseas. Odebrecht said it paid $439 million outside of Brazil, with the largest bribe admissions overseas in Venezuela, the Dominican Republic and Panama. Braskem is the largest regional petrochemical producer in Latin America, and is owned by both Odebrecht and Petrobras.

by | December 23, 2016 | 01:14

The site even answers the age-old question. Soon after that, the tradition of talking to children as Santa evolved. How did NORAD Santa Tracker start? NORAD is a joint organization of the Royal Canadian Air Force and the United States Air Force that provides aerospace warning, air sovereignty and defense over North America.

by | December 22, 2016 | 00:43

Earlier, from Ahmedabad, Gandhi went to Unjha town where he offered prayers at the temple of Goddess Umiya. He said that if Modi ji's government takes any big or small step to eradicate corruption, Congress party will support them. He said, "We demand a CBI inquiry, all sorts of investigations, so that the truth comes out". Such language is used by "RSS people", he said. Raising yet another scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday ...

by | December 22, 2016 | 00:44

Cheerios maker General Mills cut its sales projections for the year, sending its shares down 2.6 percent. After coming within 13 points of that symbolic level in morning trading, the Dow finished up 91.5 points, or 0.4%, at 19,974.6 points.

by | December 22, 2016 | 00:43

According to the report, a woman at the JC Penny called 911 on behalf of Acen's grandmother, Kim King-Macon. Lt. Steve McClanahan, spokesman for the Little Rock Police Department, said investigators believe there is no relationship between the shooter and King-Macon and her grandson.

by | December 21, 2016 | 01:17

Several protesters were wounded and seven were arrested for public order offences, Gauteng police spokesperson Kay Makhubela said. The deaths were the first reported since Kabila's mandate ended at midnight. Angry demonstrators put up barricades in Kinshasa , prompting police to fire tear gas to disperse the crowds. The government and elections officials have blamed logistical and financial problems for the delay in the vote, now scheduled for April 2018.

by | December 21, 2016 | 01:15

Volkswagen faces a number of Federal Court class actions in Australia from owners unhappy that the German premium carmaker has sold vehicles here that have included emissions cheat software that can recognise when a auto is being emissions-tested, and switch into a clean-burn mode.