by | December 29, 2018 | 11:22

The Standard & Poor's 500 rose 0.9 percent to 2,488.83 after being down 2.8 percent at midday. Shares in Australia and Japan saw gains in morning trade. Brent crude, used to price global oils, shed 13 cents to $54.34 a barrel. Wednesday marked the biggest post-Christmas rally for USA stocks ever. ENERGY: Benchmark U.S.

by | December 29, 2018 | 08:25

The stamp, captioned "Allied soldiers and medics wade ashore", was supposed to depict the Normandy landings. "People think that it doesn't matter who's in the photograph". troops landing in Asia. D-Day historian Paul Woodadge, 49, a former tour guide living in Normandy and originally from Essex, UK, reacted to the philatelic fiasco by saying: "It's quite shocking, really".

by | December 29, 2018 | 08:00

There were no reports of any serious injuries, Scotland Yard told the Evening Standard . "One person at the scene tweeted: " #Streatham bus crash. 'No reports of any serious injuries. The double-decker involved in the incident was on the 118 route which runs between Morden station and Brixton.

by | December 29, 2018 | 04:42

But his own government at the Centre implemented "one rank, one pension" scheme in the real sense, he said. Addressing the rally Modi said, "An accident has taken place". The condition of five is stated to be critical and they have been admitted to hospital. "An accident has taken place". Batting for the promotion of tourism and horticulture in the Himalayan state, he said, "I called people from Pepsi, Cola, Fanta and other types of aerated drinks and asked them to include five per cent of ...

by | December 29, 2018 | 00:57

Wells Fargo admitted what it had done and paid fines of $185 million, but the company's scandals kept multiplying. As part of its settlement with the states, Wells Fargo has agreed to implement within 60 days a program through which Kentuckians who believe they were affected by the bank's conduct, but fall outside of any prior restitution programs, can contact Wells Fargo to be reviewed for potential compensation.

by | December 29, 2018 | 00:13

He sat in the lobby of the DoubleTree and spoke with her when a security guard "persisted in questioning his presence", attorney Jason Kafoury said in a statement. "I packed my stuff and went to another hotel". Portland Police confirmed to KGW that they responded to the call. "The officer arrived at the location and contacted employees of the DoubleTree Lloyd Center".

by | December 28, 2018 | 22:51

The only public offer comes from the hedge fund controlled by Sears chairman Eddie Lampert, though it's not yet an official bid. But the $4.6 billion offer is contingent on ESL being released from any liability connected to its pre-bankruptcy transactions.

by | December 28, 2018 | 21:04

US retailers may have spent less on some advertising during the days leading up to the holiday season, but Mastercard SpendingPulse estimates consumers online spent 19.1% more from Thanksgiving through Christmas. Following two years of growth, department stores finished the season with a 1.3% decline, compared with 2017. Amazon on Wednesday announced a "record-breaking" holiday season, sending shares up as much as 2.07% before the opening bell.

by | December 28, 2018 | 19:32

It's not as if all the world's problems were suddenly solved over Christmas-the US government remains shut, the trade war continues , the economic worries that helped knock the market from its all-time highs earlier this year loom in the background.

by | December 28, 2018 | 16:30

For some NY workers, the final phase of the state's minimum wage increase will take effect on Monday, Dec. 31. "The inflation adjustment keeps OH workers from falling further behind", said researcher Michael Shields. For Long Island and Westchester County employees, the pay floor will be $12 an hour, up from $11. An earlier analysis from Comptroller Scott Stringer anticipated that raising the minimum wage to $15 in New York City could boost wages by $10 billion a year and benefit almost ...

by | December 28, 2018 | 14:44

Alexa was used twice as much on Fire TV devices in this holiday season as compared to previous year. While in-house products like Amazon Fire TV, Fire Tablet and Kindle products were best sellers for the tech giant, it also reported that more than 50% of the products it sold this holiday season were from small to medium-sized businesses selling on the site.

by | December 28, 2018 | 14:07

Cell phone 911 services in parts of western Washington state were also impacted. A nationwide outage affecting CenturyLink customers is impacting 911 calling capability for cell phones across the country and in MA, state police said. An emergency alert message was sent to my Android smartphone on Thursday evening. "None of the 911 services in Lake Oswego, West Linn, Milwaukie and Clackamas County are effected".

by | December 28, 2018 | 12:10

The stock market is on track for its worst year in a decade , with many sectors down more than 20 percent - technically a bear market. Last week the Dow lost 1,655 points, or 6.8 percent. In October, Trump said he had no intention of firing Powell, but in November he declared that he was "not even a little bit happy" with Powell. Trump's morning tweet blasting the Fed generated fears about the economy being destabilized by any efforts to undermine Powell or strip him of office.

by | December 28, 2018 | 09:27

Con Edison also confirmed the incident explaining, "There was a brief electrical fire at our substation in Astoria which involved some electrical transformers and caused a transmission dip in the area". The blow-out led to about 50 power outages. "Many flights are departing, some are not". Another person suggested New Yorkers might now have super powers.

by | December 28, 2018 | 04:41

The US is said to be mulling over an executive order that could bar American firms from using equipment from Chinese telecommunications giants Huawei and ZTE because they pose security risks. Some countries abuse and use the issue of national security without any evidence, politicise normal scientific and technological exchanges with unwarranted charges, and set up various obstacles and restrictions .

by | December 28, 2018 | 02:02

According to news reports , Trump is angry about the interest rate hike ordered by the Fed last week and had been considering whether to fire Powell, although Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on the weekend that the Fed chief would remain in his post.

by | December 27, 2018 | 21:09

Craig Stevenson, centre manager for Bon Accord Shopping Centre, said the mall had been busier than a year ago. Yesterday that problem was all too evident as Topshop had increased its discounts up to 70% off from 60% last week, while jeweller H Samuel and shoe shop Clarks had joined House of Fraser, River Island and New Look in offering 60% off.

by | December 27, 2018 | 21:08

The new rules are set to come into effect starting February 1, 2019. With Lok Sabha polls due in 2019, the government can no longer afford to ignore offline retailers as they are a large voter base in the country. It clarified that any ownership or control over the inventory will convert the business into an inventory-based model. The revised FDI policy says that the e-commerce brands "will not mandate any seller to sell any product exclusively on its platform only".

by | December 27, 2018 | 20:13

Investors had been looking for positive cues after a global sell-off recently triggered by concerns over the outlook for the US economy and took heart from brisk retail data for the Christmas shopping season released overnight by MasterCard Inc and Inc.

by | December 27, 2018 | 18:30

This morning, Trump took to Twitter and stated: "The only problem our economy has is the Fed". "What really matters is how people perceive these headwinds - and right now, markets and investors perceive them as leading us into a recessionary environment", Daco said.