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Markets Notley pushes for progress in BC pipeline dispute
Author: 0 Notley pushes for progress in BC pipeline dispute

Notley said she will give the feds a little more time to resolve the issue, but not too much. She'll give the two governments space to talk, but they shouldn't expect long. Last week, B.C. said it planned to review limits on diluted bitumen shipments over concerns about a possible oil spill - a risk the province fears would spell disaster for its environment and economy.

Markets A Boston Dynamic Robot Has Figured Out Door Levers. Sleep Tight!
Author: 0 A Boston Dynamic Robot Has Figured Out Door Levers. Sleep Tight!

The terrifying video has led one commentator to write on YouTube: "Doors can no longer stop them, we're doomed '". The base version of the SpotMini is a four-legged bot that trots around like a canine. Yeah? Well now Boston Dynamics' rather unnerving SpotMini dog can do it too. It isn't clear if the robots are acting autonomously or if someone's controlling their movements behind the scenes.

Markets Andy Cohen defends Sarah Jessica Parker in Kim Cattrall feud
Author: 0 Andy Cohen defends Sarah Jessica Parker in Kim Cattrall feud

An insider from the sets of the popular 90s show told HollywoodLife , "Sarah was really shocked by Kim's reaction, but she's marking it down to raw emotions during a hard time". Andy Cohen arrives for the Elton John AIDS Foundations 15th Annual "An Enduring Vision Benefit" in New York City, U.S., November 2, 2016. The lead role of Carrie Bradshaw went to Sarah Jessica Parker , Charlotte York was played by Kristin Davis and Miranda Hobbes by Cynthia Nixon .

Markets Southwest expects normal Chicago Midway operations after harrowing Sunday
Author: 0 Southwest expects normal Chicago Midway operations after harrowing Sunday

According to CBS Los Angeles , smoke was detected in the cabin but all the 139 passengers escaped unscathed, save for some minor injuries as a result of going down the slides. While Southwest accounted for the majority of cancellations at Midway on Sunday, the airport said over 250 total flights were canceled due to "winter operational issues" on Twitter.

Author: 0 PNB suspends 10 in a fraud involving top jewellery designer

PNB for December quarter has reported lower than expected earnings as the bank has reported 11% growth in the Profit to Rs 230.11 crore and net interest income grew 7 percent to Rs 3,989 crore year-on-year, which were below the analysts' expectation of Rs 558 crore and Rs 4,123 crore, respectively.

Markets Credit Suisse Loss Narrows
Author: 0 Credit Suisse Loss Narrows

The bank posted a loss of 2.1 billion Swiss francs in its fourth quarter due to the writedown, better than the 2.6 billion franc loss reported this time a year ago. However, 2018 could be the turning point. "We should generate 4 to 5 billion (francs) of surplus in (2018) which can then be distributed". Credit Suisse , which last week shuttered an obscure anti-volatility product after it incurred massive losses for clients, said trading had surged amid the market ructions in recent weeks.

Markets Australia imports record number of roses for Valentine's Day
Author: 0 Australia imports record number of roses for Valentine's Day

With the holiday fast approaching, flower shops are gearing up for a busy week. "We already have orders coming in from way early". "We got guys that call us Valentine's Day at 4 o'clock", Ballow said. The more innovative generations prefer carnations, red orchids etc. The shop is putting together so many arrangements, that they are storing some in a second spot before deliveries.

Markets Inflation cools but stays above RBI target, industrial growth slows
Author: 0 Inflation cools but stays above RBI target, industrial growth slows

As the intraday chart above makes clear, that was the market's first response to the CPI number: the 10-year TIPS yield jumped from 0.76 to 0.80 in the first 10 minutes after the number appeared. Retail inflation remained above 5% in January, following up on the 5.21% growth in CPI seen in December 2017. Rising inflation could hurt consumer spending, which is already showing signs of slowing.

Markets Freezing rain warning issued for Ottawa
Author: 0 Freezing rain warning issued for Ottawa

This includes Stratford and Mitchell. Road conditions are likely to be disrupted at Sunday's end, due to a mix of precipitation that is expected to hit southwestern and central Quebec. Environment Canada is warning that surfaces such as highways and roads may become icy and slippery. "The freezing rain will change to rain tonight as temperatures rise above the freezing mark".

Markets Permit Capital LLC Has Boosted Position in Viacom INC New (VIAB)
Author: 0 Permit Capital LLC Has Boosted Position in Viacom INC New (VIAB)

A number of other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of VIAB . Its revenue stood at -1.10% a year on average in the period of last five years. Wunderlich maintained it with "Buy" rating and $87 target in Friday, August 7 report. Needham maintained the shares of VIAB in report on Tuesday, September 12 with "Hold" rating.

Markets Rahul gets back at Modi with Rajnath's video
Author: 0 Rahul gets back at Modi with Rajnath's video

However, hitting out at Rahul Gandhi, BJP Karnataka state president BS Yeddyurappa had called Congress president an "Election Hindu". As Karnataka will soon go to polls, he has again commenced his visit to the temples. "Modi snatched the contract from Karnataka and gave it to his rich friend", Rahul claimed. Why did you take away the future of its youth from Bangalore? With assembly polls due in late April or early May, the party's state unit has scheduled a series of public interactions, ...

Markets Indian indices fall over 1% on global cues
Author: 0 Indian indices fall over 1% on global cues

In the broader markets, the S&P BSE mid-cap index edged higher by 1.82 per cent and the small-cap index by 2.25 per cent. The broad-based Nifty fell by 121.90 points or 1.15 per cent to end at 10,454.95. DIIs had bought shares worth Rs 461.19 crore, while foreign funds sold shares to the tune of Rs 1,022.50 crore yesterday. Domestic market are expected to extend losses, tracking Asian markets, that tumbled on Friday after Wall Street shares suffered yet another big slide amid worries ...

Markets Unifor welcomes BC $15 minimum wage timeline
Author: 0 Unifor welcomes BC $15 minimum wage timeline

Premier John Horgan says the timeline is aimed at finding a balance between allowing businesses to predict their needs and giving hope to about 400,000 of the lowest-paid workers in the province. Additional increases will take place on June 1 of each year for three more years. "Our small businesses, especially those in the service sector, are vulnerable to increasing costs from various sources", Huberman said in a statement.

Markets Stock markets plunge following record United States slump
Author: 0 Stock markets plunge following record United States slump

Traders are still braced for more volatility as they try to figure out if the swings over the past few days are the start of a deeper correction or just a temporary blip in the USA market's nine-year bull run. The S&P 500 rose 19.7 points, or 0.73%, to 2,714.84 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 26.64 points, or 0.37%, at 7,142.52. By early afternoon in Asia, Dow and S&P futures were both down more than 4 percent, suggesting a weak open for US markets.

Markets Olympics: Court upholds doping ban for 47 Russians athletes, coaches
Author: 0 Olympics: Court upholds doping ban for 47 Russians athletes, coaches

CAS's decision to deny the appeal of the athletes, hours before the games began in Pyeongchang, was taken by a panel comprising three people - a Swiss, an Australian and a Canadian. "This isn't a win or lose situation". The IOC confirmed that only athletes who have "fulfilled the pre-games testing requirements", including the IRP's criteria, "as well as the required reanalysis from stored samples", would be allowed to compete at the Games.

Markets Pound falls on Barnier's Brexit transition warning
Author: 0 Pound falls on Barnier's Brexit transition warning

Boris Johnson and Michael Gove are advocating a clean break from the EU's institutions, while the likes of Philip Hammond and Amber Rudd want Britain to remain as closely aligned as possible to the bloc to protect the economy. Three significant disagreements over the transition period remain, Barnier explained. He had been surprised by United Kingdom objections to the draft legal text on transition proposed by the task force this week - these objections include denying the right of ...

Markets UPS and FedEx are tumbling after Amazon says it's going into shipping
Author: 0 UPS and FedEx are tumbling after Amazon says it's going into shipping

Salem Investment Counselors Inc. now owns 479 shares of the shipping service provider's stock worth $104,000 after purchasing an additional 13 shares during the period. The company now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $273.12. Obviously, this service has the potential to disrupt traditional industry giants like UPS and FedEx , whose shares tumbled 3% and 1.74% respectively in premarket trading Friday following the report.

Markets Wall Street bounces back in busy trade
Author: 0 Wall Street bounces back in busy trade

The Dow was little changed at 24,334 as of 10:49 a.m. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 31 points, or 1.2 percent, to 2,680 after a 4.1 percent drop Monday. Some of the market's biggest winners over the past year were leading the market higher. "It's going to be a volatile ride for the next several trading sessions", said Chad Morganlander, portfolio manager at Washington Crossing Advisors in Florham Park, New Jersey.

Markets Schulz Says He Won't Enter German Coalition Government
Author: 0 Schulz Says He Won't Enter German Coalition Government

In a statement Friday, Schulz said members' approval of Germany's new coalition government was endangered by the discussion about his future so "I will not enter the government and fervently hope that this ends the personnel debates inside the Social Democratic Party ".

Markets National Pizza Day: Where to get the best deals
Author: 0 National Pizza Day: Where to get the best deals

After Friday, it'll cost an additional $2.50 for the substitution. You just use the code 5-5-5-5. If you are looking for a gluten-free option, why not check out Schär's Margherita lactose free pizza , which has been discounted to £2.46 until February 21.

Markets EUR/GBP: The case for a short after the hawkish BOE
Author: 0 EUR/GBP: The case for a short after the hawkish BOE

Ian Kernohan, economist at Royal London Asset Management , said the latest report significantly increases the risk of a rate hike in May. The pound surged after the report - up 0.8 per cent against the U.S. Months of healthy reports about the state of the U.S. and European economies led to significant and sustained growth on global stock markets, but last week they began to fall sharply.

Markets Wall Street gains as volatility eases, Dow up over 200 points
Author: 0 Wall Street gains as volatility eases, Dow up over 200 points

US stocks posted sharp gains in another wild trading session on Tuesday, as indexes rebounded from the biggest one-day drops for the S&P 500 and the Dow in more than six years that stalled the market's record run. But a steady climb that lasted more than a year has given way to two weeks of shaky selling. The volatility index of futures market , on or hand, recovered 25% at end of session and was repositioned over 30 points, reflecting tension between investors.