Monday, 21 May 2018
Latest news
Home » Business

Business

US Surgeon General Assists Passenger on Delta Flight

perth_map

Department of Health and Human Services spokeswoman, Kate Migliaccio-Grabill said , Adams and two nurses responded after a person lost consciousness when the plane was on the ground in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The panel will be moderated by Dr. Claude Brunson, UMMC senior adviser to the vice chancellor for external affairs and fellow anesthesiologist, who extended the invitation to Adams. Read More »

Trump Lists Michael Cohen Payment on Financial Disclosure

perth_map

Law&Crime reporter Colin Kalmbacher wrote an article late last month headlined "One Thing Is Clear From Michael Cohen's Hearing ..." Cohen is now faced with a federal investigation into his business dealings and the payment he made to an adult film star who claimed to have an affair with Trump in 2006. Read More »

Mother's shout scares bear into dropping her 5-year-old daughter

perth_map

The child had gone outside of her home in East Orchard Mesa in the early morning hours after hearing noises she thought were coming from a dog, her mother told authorities. Wildlife officers in Mesa County are now searching for the bear to make sure no one else is attacked. "However, we will leave all three traps in place for the time being out of an abundance of caution". Read More »

Friction over growth drives Seattle conflict over employer tax

perth_map

Noting that the so-called " head tax " is quite modest relative to Amazon's annual revenue and the pay of its CEO Jeff Bezos-the world's richest man-socialist Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant argued on Monday that "even a smaller tax is a huge victory", given the "Goliath-like clout of Amazon". Read More »

With North Korea, Hillary Is Right on Target

perth_map

Coming as it does in the wake of the historic summit between North and South Korea, there are a lot of expectations from the meeting. Trump sent Pompeo to Pyongyang to accompany the men home following USA calls for Kim to free them as a gesture of goodwill and sincerity before the U.S. Read More »

Elon Musk says Tesla will be 'thoroughly reorganised'

perth_map

A Tesla Model S driver was travelling at 60mph (97kph) when the vehicle smashed into a fire engine in Utah on Friday night. "An impact at that speed usually results in severe injury or death". "To be clear, we will continue to hire rapidly in critical hourly and salaried positions to support the Model 3 production ramp and future product development". Read More »

Oil prices drop as focus turns to Trump, Asian stocks climb

perth_map

But Boeing (BA) was hit with bad news as Treasury Secretary Mnuchin announced that the aerospace giant's license to sell almost $20 billion in jets to Iran would be revoked. These sanctions were amended to also target oil marketing companies that buy Iranian oil (including indirect resales), as well as exporters of services and equipment to be used in Iran's oil industry. Read More »

Trump seeks to save Chinese jobs at ZTE ahead of trade talks

perth_map

The extent of the impact of the Commerce Department ban on United States suppliers was noted by the ZTE official, who was not authorised to speak publicly, as Chinese and U.S. "We are concerned that if ZTE is not ultimately punished for its reported misconduct, American export control laws and global efforts to promote human rights in Iran will be weakened", according to the letter, which was signed by Pompeo, Zinke and 21 other Republican House members. Read More »

Gulf State Welcomes US Call on Iran Deal

perth_map

European oil companies could be particularly hit - French company Total signed a $5bn deal with Iran after the agreement, while BP has a joint venture to operate the Rhum gas field with Iran's state oil company. He said Iran's right to peaceful use of nuclear energy should be respected along with worldwide community's strong interest in the exclusively peaceful nature of Iran's nuclear program. Read More »

Calif. is first state to require solar panels on new homes

perth_map

It is the latest effort by the state to reduce carbon emissions, and if approved, it would be the first such mandate nationwide. How much this hurts other users is disputed, and varies by location , but California's energy commission says it could conceivably cost other ratepayers money. Read More »

Warren Buffett on Bitcoin: 'It's Probably Rat Poison Squared'

perth_map

And though the price of Bitcoin has gone down considerably since then, many people are still of the mind that cryptocurrency represents the wave of the future. However, in December, two regulated United States exchanges - CBOE and CME - launched conventional bitcoin futures products, enabling bulls and bears alike to stake out their bitcoin positions in a secure marketplace. Read More »

Takeda Pharma to Buy Shire for $62.2 Billion

perth_map

Takeda's existing shareholders are facing a hard time as their stake will be reduced to half. Acquiring the Shire will add another wing to the Takeda Pharma which is rare-disease treatments , or "orphan drugs". The acquisition of the Irish drugmaker is scheduled to close in the first half of 2019, pending regulatory approvals. The deal, which values Shire at £46bn ($62bn), will see Takeda become one of the 10 largest pharmaceutical companies in the world by sales, as well as putting the ... Read More »

Iowa Has the Most Restrictive Abortion Ban i

perth_map

Reynolds said in a press release following the signing of the bill. "With this bill, we make Iowa one of the safest places for the baby in the womb in the entire nation", Representative Sandy Salmon (R-Iowa) says. Schwager noted there are more options for those going through with an unwanted pregnancy besides abortion, including going to "life-affirming care centers" in the state and adoption. Read More »

NXPI) — NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ

Trexquant Investment Lp sold 4,383 shares as the company's stock declined 8.26% with the market. The stock increased 0.41% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $126.01. According to a filing the fund decreased its stake in Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) by 4.16M shares to 4.27M shares, valued at $390.12M in 2017Q4. For more NXP Semiconductors N.V. Read More »

Global crude oil prices inch up on possible Iran sanction worries

Brent crude oil futures were at $73.56 per barrel at 0947 GMT, up 20 cents from their last close. USA light crude was 51 cents higher at $68.94, and was on track to gain just over 1 percent on the week. Investors are concerned that sanctions against Iran could cut oil supplies. "Investors are anxious about supplies after Iran took a tough stance in its response to the United States", Wang Xiao, Head of Crude Research with Guotai Junan Futures said, adding prices may fall if ... Read More »

Weekly Persimmon Plc (LON:PSN) Ratings as of May 4, 2018

perth_map

Miller Russell D sold 12,393 shares worth $2.41 million. Lenox Wealth Advsr Inc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Aviva plc (LON:AV). Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership holds 0.07% or 1.74M shares in its portfolio. Morgan Sindall Group plc (LON:MGNS) has 0.00% since May 4, 2017 and is. As per Friday, February 17, the company rating was maintained by Needham. Bizjournals.com 's article titled: "Investor Gabelli details where company needs to improve; Scripps responds" and published on ... Read More »

Waymo self-driving van involved in Arizona crash

perth_map

According to local police, a Honda minivan traveling eastbound on Chandler Boulevard swerved to avoid striking a vehicle traveling northbound on Los Feliz Drive. That crash was the first fatality involving an autonomous vehicle . After the incident, Uber stopped its self-driving vehicle testing across the United States. Read More »

Here's what to expect — Berkshire Hathaway AGM

perth_map

Berkshire Hathaway has been scooping up shares in Apple since 2016. The report for the first quarter is scheduled for release on Saturday morning, just before Berkshire's annual shareholder meeting in its Omaha, Nebraska, hometown. Berkshire's revenue declined to $58.47 billion in the quarter from last year's $64.37 billion. Analysts, on average, expected operating profit of about $3,116 per Class A share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Read More »

Trump to attend the NRA conference in Dallas

perth_map

Open carry is allowed for all NRA convention events except when Pence and Trump are in attendance. "According to the NRA, we should want everyone to have weapons when we are in public", he wrote. Stoneman Douglas student David Hogg responded Sunday by posting a link to a MoveOn.org petition calling for the vice president to cancel his speech entirely, which is set for Friday. Read More »

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal likely to quit after Walmart's deal

perth_map

The world's largest retailer has struggled against Amazon as consumers increase their spending on the internet. No final confirmation has, however, been made by any of the parties involved in the deal. It is unlikely that Flipkart will agree to sign over such an extensive part of its shares to either party: only last month, Flipkart shareholder Softbank resisted Walmart's bid for just 30% of the Indian company. Read More »