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by | January 06, 2019 | 16:10

A for-profit higher education company will no longer collect almost a half-billion dollars in student debt, now that the firm has reached settlements with 48 states and the District of Columbia. Providing a single-sheet disclosure with information about a program's expected costs, job placement rate, and median earnings of graduates. Evidence also showed that CEC failed to "adequately disclose" that certain programs did not have the necessary accreditation, the release said.

by | January 06, 2019 | 15:05

Regarding this charge, the lawyer revealed that the minutes of a board meeting that were found late a year ago said the transfer caused "no cost for the company". Last month, Paris asked Tokyo for help to save the Nissan-Renault-Mitsubishi Alliance following the arrest of Carlos Ghosn, the Brazilian-French national chairman of the automotive group who was arrested in Japan in November and stripped of his Nissan chairmanship on suspicion of financial misconduct.

by | January 06, 2019 | 14:58

The seasonally adjusted IHS Markit final U.S. Manufacturing PMI posted 53.8 in December, down from 55.3 in November. Services companies, which make up almost 80pc of economic activity, reported a "subdued end" to the year, according to the latest business survey from IHS Markit.

by | January 06, 2019 | 12:16

The average house price in the United Kingdom is now £212,281. Mortgage Advice Bureau head of lending Brian Murphy comments: "The softer year on year average growth figure of 0.5 per cent is within market expectations for 2018, however one might suggest that this masks the better performance of some regions...

by | January 06, 2019 | 08:55

Apple's first instance of revised earnings guidance since 2002 has the potential to rattle the financial markets as it puts the spotlight on China's woes and the dependence of the largest US companies on strong growth in the world's second-largest economy.

by | January 06, 2019 | 05:41

When he asked her for a straw, he was told that plastic straws are not available anymore at which Taylor began to scream. The city of St. Petersburg approved an ordinance which said that as of January 1, "no food service establishment shall distribute a single-use plastic drinking straw to any customer except upon a customer's specific request", with no plastic straws being given to any customer after January 1, 2020.

by | January 06, 2019 | 03:56

Throughout BCLC's history, a total of roughly $6.2 million in prizes have gone unclaimed, including yesterday's missed million. BCLC staff are also waiting to hear from the victor of a $39-million Lotto Max jackpot that was won in Delta South on December 28.

by | January 06, 2019 | 02:45

Technology stocks led a selloff in equities after Apple, blaming weaker iPhone sales in China, late on Wednesday cut its revenue forecast for the first time in almost 12 years. "Clearly the Japanese yen is a beloved safe-haven asset when the globe seems to be in chaos", said Juan Perez, senior currency trader at Tempus Consulting, in Washington.

by | January 05, 2019 | 19:28

But it has been aggressively cutting costs as it works to meet production goals for the Model 3 , which has become a top-selling luxury sedan on the USA market alongside the larger Model S. The company is holding back additional information, though, with plans to officially debut the vehicle at the Geneva Motor Show. Given the Tesla Model 3 price range, buyers can likely expect to pay somewhere between $40,000 to $50,000 for the EV.

by | January 05, 2019 | 15:53

Looking at its overall profits, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company reported earnings of 1.09 for the quarter ending Sep-18. Continuing discussion of current price performance, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has a total market value of 87.44B at the time of writing - representing $1.67B outstanding shares.

by | January 05, 2019 | 14:49

Users who download the free app are asked whether to allow access to their location to "get personalized local weather data, alerts and forecasts". The lawsuit is seeking an injunction prohibiting TWC from continuing to collect and sell the data, along with civil penalties of up to $2,500 per violation.

by | January 05, 2019 | 14:40

The price was more than double the previous record of 155 million yen, which Kimura paid at the Tsukiji auction in 2013. Saturday's event was the first New Year auction of the Toyosu market, after the famed Tsukiji fish market shut last year to provide temporary parking for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics.

by | January 05, 2019 | 12:11

That means is the first time in many years Metro Vancouver has entered buyer's market territory, although it will need to remain below 12 per cent for a few months before it is officially a buyer's market. Edge agreed, though he was quick to suggest home prices could see a drop in the near term. Other provincial factors include what the NDP calls a speculation and vacancy tax targeted primarily at out-of-province residents as well as B.C.

by | January 05, 2019 | 07:10

Asked at an economic conference in Atlanta if he would step down should Mr Trump request his resignation, Mr Powell said , "No". "China trade agreement soon". The Labor Department reported on Friday that 312,000 jobs were created last month, well above market expectations. The Labour Department reported Friday that USA employers added a net 312,000 new positions in December, smashing economists' expectations.

by | January 05, 2019 | 02:57

An IRS spokesperson would not speculate on how long the shutdown would have to last in order to result in a delay of refunds, CNBC reports . Only about 1 out of 8 IRS workers work during the shutdown. The timing of refunds may be in question. If you need help, anyone who calls the IRS number in Fort Worth to make an appointment hears a message noting that "live telephone assistance is not available at this time".

by | January 05, 2019 | 01:46

New House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said no funding for the wall would be made available. 'You'll see vast numbers of vehicles driving through the desert where we don't have a powerful fence or wall.That happened this week'. Trump's Rose Garden appearance came after a meeting with congressional leadership at the White House as the partial government shutdown nears the two-week mark.

by | January 05, 2019 | 01:33

Oil prices reversed course and turned sharply higher in mid-morning trade yesterday. Global benchmark Brent will remain at around last year's lowest point in 2019 if OPEC members do not stick to the agreed output cuts, JP Morgan's head of Asia Pacific oil and gas believes.

by | January 05, 2019 | 00:42

DXY's up move to the 96.60 region, or session highs, is now an ephemeral memory as a outcome of the dovish tone from Chief Powell's speech at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association. "And particularly with muted inflation readings that we've seen coming in, we will be patient as we watch to see how the economy evolves". He also defended the Fed's rate rises, pointing to strong economic data that suggest businesses and households can handle the higher costs.

by | January 05, 2019 | 00:13

But Cook acknowledged that there's sluggish iPhone demand in plenty of other places, too. "Apple is a great company". It's also harder to lock in users within the iOS system in China, where proprietary Apple services, including iMessages and iTunes, aren't as popular as in the U.S.

by | January 04, 2019 | 21:43

In December, Beijing's commerce ministry said China and the U.S. "made new progress" on the issues of trade balance and intellectual property, one of the main sticking points of the trade dispute, during a phone call between officials from the two countries.