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Markets Judge rejects Walker's bid to delay special election
Author: 0 Judge rejects Walker's bid to delay special election

Current state law requires Walker to call special elections to fill vacancies that occur before early May of an election year but he has refused to schedule the contests. A judge denied Walker's request, and the governor decided Wednesday not to appeal the decision to the state Supreme Court. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald is defending his proposal to eliminate requirements for prompt special elections to fill legislative vacancies.

Markets Atlanta ransomware attack: Other cities seen as vulnerable
Author: 0 Atlanta ransomware attack: Other cities seen as vulnerable

Time is running out for the city of Atlanta , which was given until Wednesday to pay off the cyberattackers who laid siege to city government data and are threatening to wipe the computers clean. It isn't clear if the two attacks are related. In a ransomware attack , hackers place malware on a computer - or system of computers - that restricts access, and then demand payment to undo it.

Markets March for our lives moves gun debate forward
Author: 0 March for our lives moves gun debate forward

Bosley was among a handful of Chicago youth who joined students from Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland , Fla., where 17 people were killed last month during a mass shooting . "When you're living overseas, you see that, well, everyone else is able to respond to a shooting with common-sense gun legislation". Sophomore global studies and communication major Donovan Reilly felt an obligation to attend the march and voice his support for victims of gun violence.

Markets Scientists Discover New Human Organ
Author: 0 Scientists Discover New Human Organ

It may be the body's largest organ. The interstitial spaces were originally thought to be dense, connective tissue found surrounding arteries and veins and sitting right below the surface of the skin. They may also stay and grow within the tissue layer. However, the fixing process causes fluid loss and collapse of the previously fluid-filled compartments, the researchers explained.

Markets Driver slams into 5 people in San Francisco
Author: 0 Driver slams into 5 people in San Francisco

He said he could not discuss the nature of their injuries. Dennis is scheduled to appear in court Friday. One person was killed after a driver in San Francisco got into an altercation with five people, swung an ax at them and struck them with his auto before fleeing the scene, a witness said.

Markets Barclays agrees $2bn penalty over United States fraud claims
Author: 0 Barclays agrees $2bn penalty over United States fraud claims

The Barclays settlement is one of the lower payouts made by banks facing such claims, with Credit Suisse agreeing in December 2016 to pay out a combined $5.3 billion in settlements and consumer relief, while Deutsche Bank settled for $7.2 billion in January previous year.

Markets Tesla tumbles on crash probe, Moody's downgrade
Author: 0 Tesla tumbles on crash probe, Moody's downgrade

About 2.63M shares traded. The company had revenue of $3.29 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.26 billion. Photos included in the post show the attenuator at a much shorter length the day before the accident than it had been previously, which Tesla believes increased the damage caused by the crash.

Markets Government plans to divest 76% in Air India, invites EoI
Author: 0 Government plans to divest 76% in Air India, invites EoI

According to a preliminary information memorandum released today on strategic disinvestment of the national carrier, the Centre plans to sell 76 per cent stake in the loss-making Air India . The cabinet took a decision previous year to sell off the loss-making national carrier even after an equity infusion of Rs 23,993 crore. Following the stake sale, Rs 33,390 crore debt will remain with Air India and will have to be absorbed by the buyer.

Markets Amazon sheds $52 billion in market value after report on Trump threat
Author: 0 Amazon sheds $52 billion in market value after report on Trump threat

About 6.38M shares traded or 13.53% up from the average. Amazon .com, Inc. has a 52 week low of $850.10 and a 52 week high of $1,617.54. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. The stock of Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, June 23 by Maxim Group. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, February 9 with "Neutral".

Markets SoftBank Commits To World's Largest Solar Farm Worth $200 Billion
Author: 0 SoftBank Commits To World's Largest Solar Farm Worth $200 Billion

Yesterday, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Son signed a memorandum of understanding between Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund and the SoftBank Vision Fund. The country can shave off $40 billion power bills, he said as quoted by Bloomberg . The announcement took place during Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's trip across the United States.

Markets Australia, Ireland join countries expelling Russian
Author: 0 Australia, Ireland join countries expelling Russian

Former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia remain critically ill in hospital following the March 4 attack, which has been widely blamed on Russia. Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney released a statement on Tuesday, confirming that Dublin would stand in " unqualified solidarity " with the United Kingdom, which has accused the Russian government of being responsible for the chemical attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in Salisbury.

Markets China's oil futures: frazzle or dazzle for foreign traders?
Author: 0 China's oil futures: frazzle or dazzle for foreign traders?

Crude oil is among the most actively traded commodities, with two key benchmarks: West Texas Intermediate, or WTI, which trades on the New York Mercantile Exchange, and Brent crude, which trades on ICE Futures Europe in London. " China has used this contract in an innovative way, to fill in the void of a voice representing buyers in Asia", said Li Li, an analyst with Shanghai based commodities researcher ICIS-China.

Markets Waymo Orders Up to 20000 Jaguar SUVs for Driverless Fleet
Author: 0 Waymo Orders Up to 20000 Jaguar SUVs for Driverless Fleet

Once the service is fully up and running, Waymo says it could provide up to 1 million rides each day across the country. I-Pace models fitted with Waymo's self-driving technology will start testing later this year, gathering data to help JLR's engineers refine the technology with the aim of having 20,000 self-driving Jaguar I-Paces in operation in the first two years.

Markets Iceland leaders to snub 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation
Author: 0 Iceland leaders to snub 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation

The show, a variety lifestyle package, will run between Wednesdays and Saturdays every week from March 22 to July 30, across four national stations, namely; Rhythm 93.7 FM, Fresh FM 105.9, Cool FM 96.9 Lagos and Cool FM 96.9 Abuja. "We will inform everyone if such information is true". That is wrong - the government is not considering a boycott of the #World Cup. "Representatives from Serbia will certainly be at the Opening Ceremony of the tournament.

Markets Mamata Banerjee reaches Delhi, to meet Sharad Pawar, Sonia Gandhi
Author: 0 Mamata Banerjee reaches Delhi, to meet Sharad Pawar, Sonia Gandhi

As of now, talks are on with others. At an administrative meeting on Monday, Banerjee told police, "Please take action against all those who have violated laws by carrying swords in the procession". TMC leaders said she is planning to meet Sonia Gandhi. "Let her recover. I do not want to disturb her". The details of the meetings, which come at a time when opposition parties as well as former government ally Telugu Desam party (TDP), have come together to move a no confidence motion in ...

Markets Government Steps In Over Melrose And Isle Of Wight Employer GKN
Author: 0 Government Steps In Over Melrose And Isle Of Wight Employer GKN

A number of other analysts have also recently commented on GKN . In response, GKN said it would return up to 700 million pounds in cash to shareholders as soon as practicable, as part of an already announced 2.5 billion pound cash return programme from the Driveline sale and the planned divestment of its powder metallurgy unit.

Markets Gunmaker Remington officially files for bankruptcy
Author: 0 Gunmaker Remington officially files for bankruptcy

Remington Outdoor Brands has filed for bankruptcy. As the Journal notes, gun manufacturers ramped up production in the fading days of the Obama presidency, anticipating a Hillary Clinton White House that would foster and promote anti-gun legislation.

Markets #DeleteFacebook Gains Popularity with Elon Musk Deleting Tesla, SpaceX Pages from Facebook
Author: 0 #DeleteFacebook Gains Popularity with Elon Musk Deleting Tesla, SpaceX Pages from Facebook

Therefore, ATR (14) value for TSLA stock is 10.98. This figure includes the current correction the Dow and broader S&P 500 have recently undergone. A performance measure used to estimate the efficiency of an investment or to compare the ability of some different investments. In looking at volatility levels, the shares saw weekly volatility of 3.42% and 3.35% over the past month.

Markets Uber CEO Says Company Won't Exit Any More Markets
Author: 0 Uber CEO Says Company Won't Exit Any More Markets

They were main investors in several other ride-hailing firms including Grab , China's Didi Chuxing , and India's Ola . It sold off its China business to a competitor and partner, Didi Chuxing , taking a stake in Didi. Regarding fares, Grab says that nothing will change so if you've been using Grab your trips should still cost about the same. Singapore-based ride-hailing company Grab has announced the purchase of Uber's operations in Southeast Asia, ending months of speculation .

Markets Zuckerberg apologises with full-page newspaper ads
Author: 0 Zuckerberg apologises with full-page newspaper ads

USA lawmakers on Friday asked Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to come to Congress to explain to explain how the data got into Cambridge Analytica's hands, adding to pressure on the firm, which is under fire from investors and advertisers.

Author: 0 Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for GB Group plc (LON:GBG)?

About 68,713 shares traded. MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) has risen 13.92% since March 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 54.03% the S&P500. Morgan Stanley has "Equal-Weight" rating and $57 target. The rating was shown in analysts report on 16 March. RBC Capital Markets initiated Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:de, Inc) rating on Friday, September 30.

Markets Markets Right Now: Stocks swoon again; Dow sinks 400
Author: 0 Markets Right Now: Stocks swoon again; Dow sinks 400

The Dow Jones index has tumbled by 724 points, or 2.9 per cent, to 23,960. It is down 11.6 percent from its 52-week high, entering a formal correction, which is a 10-percent drop from an index or stock's 52-week peak. Facebook Inc. helped pace a decline in the tech sector, falling as much as 2.5% before paring losses. The news raised concern that USA lawmakers could draw up regulation on data usage for Facebook and other major tech companies.