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Business Futures Launch Weighed on Bitcoin's Price, Say Fed Researchers
Author: 0 Futures Launch Weighed on Bitcoin's Price, Say Fed Researchers

According to the Federal Reserve, bitcoin lost steam as a result of the launch of bitcoin futures trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in mid-December 2017. "With offers of future bitcoin deliveries at a lower price coming through, the order flow necessarily put downward pressure on the spot price as well".

Business Habitat kicks-off women build week
Author: 0 Habitat kicks-off women build week

This year, Lowe's donated almost two million dollars to Habitat for Humanity to support the 2018 National Women Build Week , which is set to take place in 300 communities nationwide. La' Sha Shepheard, will have her new Habitat home built sometime next year. Habitat Executive Director Amy Schutz says, "Sometimes people don't want a brand new home, they're willing to take a refurbished home and we take them and put them into a like new state".

Business More Americans plan to buy electric cars, AAA survey finds
Author: 0 More Americans plan to buy electric cars, AAA survey finds

According to Greg Bannon, AAA's director of automotive engineering, that increased enthusiasm isn't exclusively rooted in the usual rationale of "it's good for the planet". These figures are 9% down from 2017's survey results. Both are major issues as regards the long-term growth of electrically powered vehicles. Reliability and fuel economy/range are the most important criteria for consumers when choosing which hybrid or electric vehicle to buy.

Business Oil pares losses after US exits Iran deal, dollar off 2018 highs
Author: 0 Oil pares losses after US exits Iran deal, dollar off 2018 highs

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is in the United States in an effort to convince the Trump administration to stay in the deal. Analysts say that sanctions could cut Iran's sales by between 200,000 and 600,000 barrels a day. One senior European official closely involved in Iran diplomacy said USA officials had indicated late on Monday that Trump would withdraw from the deal but it remained unclear on what terms, and whether sanctions would be reimposed.

Business Is Surging US Dollar Fund Worth an Investment?
Author: 0 Is Surging US Dollar Fund Worth an Investment?

Thursday's US consumer price index for April should show whether inflation is approaching the Fed's 2 percent goal. Commodity-linked and emerging market currencies fell on worries that a possible US withdrawal would hit risk appetite in financial markets, holding their losses after Trump's announcement.

Business Germany probes Audi for potential new illegal emissions device
Author: 0 Germany probes Audi for potential new illegal emissions device

Audi CEO Rupert Stadler said in a release that the irregularities were discovered through "systematic engine testing program", and they were reported to the Federal Motor Transport Authority immediately. The problem in the exhaust-gas cleaning system's software affects A6 and A7 models. Audi's latest alleged breach of emissions regulations revolves around the AdBlue system, which relies on a urea-based chemical to break down NOx into less harmful elements.

Business Iran sanctions won't hike oil: US Treasury
Author: 0 Iran sanctions won't hike oil: US Treasury

Boeing said it will continue to take its cue from USA government policy on sales to Iran after President Donald Trump announced the U.S. would withdraw from the Iran nuclear pact. He says the sanctions will also sharply curtail sales of oil by Iran, which is now the world's fifth-largest oil producer. The aircraft sales were among the most-sought-after contracts for Iran.

Business Oil Price Nears 2014 Highs As Brent Crude Hits $74.87pb
Author: 0 Oil Price Nears 2014 Highs As Brent Crude Hits $74.87pb

Meanwhile, U.S. crude oil output is expected to rise by 1.14 million bpd to 11.86 million bpd next year, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said. ANALYST'S TAKE: "Geopolitical risks are heightened especially if Iran retaliates, but it could wait and see if the deal is completely undone or if there is scope for it to continue without the U.S.", Mizuho Bank said in a daily commentary.

Business The Coca-Cola Company to Participate in Goldman Sachs Global Staples Forum
Author: 0 The Coca-Cola Company to Participate in Goldman Sachs Global Staples Forum

Capital World Investors lifted its holdings in The Coca-Cola by 8.9% in the second quarter. Hess Corporation, (NYSE: HES ) exhibits a change of 0.87% during the last trading, with the company's shares hitting the price near 59.22 on active trading volume of 9333106 contrast its three months average trading volume of 4.57M.

Author: 0 Shares in IBM (NYSE:IBM) Acquired by Risk Paradigm Group LLC

The stock decreased 0.16% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $142.99. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM ) stock slipped -$0.69 lower during the regular trading session on Monday , hitting $143.22. Wedbush initiated the shares of IBM in report on Thursday, August 3 with "Hold" rating. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Monday , September 21.

Business The Newest: Delta flight evacuated due to smoke in cabin
Author: 0 The Newest: Delta flight evacuated due to smoke in cabin

Other guests were injured in the course of the evacuation, but none of them significantly, " the spokesperson claimed. Delta Airlines Flight 1854 from Detroit had already been delayed in Detroit for about three hours before the flight departed, according to flight records and a passenger who was on the plane, Jim McManus.

Business Maruti Suzuki launches new Vitara Brezza AMT at Rs 8.54 lakh
Author: 0 Maruti Suzuki launches new Vitara Brezza AMT at Rs 8.54 lakh

While the overall dimensions remain the same, the company claims that the exteriors and interiors have gone under a makeover. The new variant of the compact SUV is priced between Rs 8.54 lakh and Rs 10.49 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi ). "Vitara Brezza has been a game changer for India's SUV market. By making this technology available on Vitara Brezza, together with a refreshed design, we expect India's number one SUV to become even more attractive".

Author: 0 Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) Growth Story in Full Force

It has underperformed by 36.99% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months negative chart setup for the $4.21B company. We have $49.67 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:EQM worth $210.70M less. Royal Bancshares Of Canada reported 0% stake. Bollard Gru stated it has 0.01% of its capital in Martin Midstream Partners L.P. (NASDAQ:MMLP). Trust Asset Management Llc owns 60,791 shares or 0.32% of their United States portfolio.

Business Vodafone buys raft of Liberty's European assets for 18.4 bn euros
Author: 0 Vodafone buys raft of Liberty's European assets for 18.4 bn euros

Vodafone - already the world's second biggest mobile phone operator by subscribers after China Mobile - will now become the leading next generation network owner in Europe with a reach of 110 million homes and businesses, it added. Management and employees from Liberty Global "will have the opportunity to play an integral role within the combined company in each country", and "benefit from a broader range of worldwide career opportunities available across the Vodafone Group ", the company ...

Author: 0 Wall Street lifted by gains in oil, technology shares

Microsoft rose 1.1 percent and Bank of America climbed 1.2 percent. Shares of Schlumberger and Valero energy also climbed more than 1.5 percent each. Walgreens Boots Alliance slumped 2.4 percent to $62.30, the biggest decliner in the sector that includes food, beverage and other consumer goods companies.

Business Walmart Likely To Announce $20-Billion Flipkart Deal Today: 10 Points
Author: 0 Walmart Likely To Announce $20-Billion Flipkart Deal Today: 10 Points

After the deal, Walmart will likely end up with 60-80 per cent of Flipkart . After the deal's closure, Flipkart's financials will be reported as part of Walmart International. After the deal is concluded, FlipKart and Walmart India will remain distinct brands. Regarding Flipkart , Amazon has been trying to gain ground to derail Walmart because that would mean the fortification of the Indian rival.

Author: 0 GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Given "Hold" Rating at Kepler Capital Markets

The Somerset Trust Company holds 29,389 shares with $4.97 million value, down from 31,823 last quarter. The company has a market cap of $98.73 billion, a PE ratio of 13.50, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.05 and a beta of 0.82. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, October 20. The firm has "Buy" rating by Argus Research given on Friday, August 12. In Monday, November 27 report UBS upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating.

Business Republican Regulator Who Blasted Dodd-Frank Rules to Step Down
Author: 0 Republican Regulator Who Blasted Dodd-Frank Rules to Step Down

He will resign his position on July 7 unless his successor is sworn in before then. As commissioners moved on after their terms expired, replacements were blocked by political wrangling, primarily by Democrats demanding assurances of campaign contribution disclosures by public companies.

Author: 0 Trading Spotlight: Focusing on Shares of Inogen Inc (INGN)

Berkshire Asset Management Pa has invested 0.21% in PepsiCo , Inc. Using these same guidelines, the signal for last week stands at 32% Sell, and 64% Sell for the previous trading session. On Monday, January 8 the stock of PepsiCo , Inc. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of PepsiCo from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Thursday, January 4th.

Business United Kingdom government wants to 'eliminate' wet wipes in plastic crackdown
Author: 0 United Kingdom government wants to 'eliminate' wet wipes in plastic crackdown

The UK's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs ( Defra ) said wipes containing plastics would be banished by 2025 to prevent them clogging up sewers, damaging riverbeds and harming marine life. Mr Freedman told the BBC what he saw as their benefits: "If you go to TGI Friday and Nando's, for example, you'll see our products there". Made from a mix of synthetic cellulose and plastic fibres and saturated with a solution of chemical ingredients including softeners, perfumes, ...

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