Economy

Zuckerberg fails to commit to extend EU privacy policy

Zuckerberg fails to commit to extend EU privacy policy The 33-year-old said that after 2016, Facebook discovered that the Russian IRA had set up a network of hundreds of fake accounts to spread divisive content. The revelations have touched off a string of investigations around the world, including the United States, where the Federal Trade Commission is probing Facebook over its privacy practices - and could potentially penalize the company w... [Full Article...]

Malaysians riled up over 'crispy chicken rendang' controversy

Malaysians riled up over 'crispy chicken rendang' controversy Here's what you need to know about the backlash, and how a rendang chicken should be cooked. Rendang is a culturally significant dish in the Minangkabau culture of West Sumatra, with the four ingredients representing Minangkabau society; meat symbolizing the clan leaders and the elders, the coconut milk representing the intellectuals, the chili symbolizing the religious leaders, while the sp... [Full Article...]

Sudden Slump In Stock Markets: Sensex Falls 300 Points, Nifty Below 10150

Sudden Slump In Stock Markets: Sensex Falls 300 Points, Nifty Below 10150 The 30-share Sensex opened positive and advanced to a high of 33,505.53 but succumbed to a sudden sell-off in the afternoon, hitting a low of 32,972.56. and China, and adopted a note of caution. Asian markets tanked 2.5 per cent in futures trade, while European markets were trading with the losses of up to 1.25 per cent. [Full Article...]

Stocks plunge as China hits United States goods with tariffs

Stocks plunge as China hits United States goods with tariffs Stocks fell sharply as investors responded to rising trade tensions between the United States and China and mounting scrutiny of big technology companies from consumers and politicians. In the background was news that China issued retaliatory tariffs on US$3 billion of American goods, stoking trade anxiety. Tech stocks remained the pressure point, dropping more than 1 percent, after more c... [Full Article...]

Ghost Recon Wildlands will get a second year of DLC

Ghost Recon Wildlands will get a second year of DLC It will also include a new PvP mode, called Sabotage . Ghost Recon Wildlands has entered Year Two, a year which will see the release of four major updates called Special Operations. A Year 2 pass will be available to buy for $30, which will give players "seven-day early access to the new Ghost War classes as well as a customization pack, four Special Ops crates, and four Ghost War crates, giv... [Full Article...]

Trade war fears and tech jitters stalk global stock markets

Trade war fears and tech jitters stalk global stock markets Investors sold stocks and bought gold after China placed tariffs on a small number of US exports, a response to sanctions the Trump administration ordered on imported steel and aluminum. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 674.06 points, or 2.8 percent, to 23,429.05. The S&P 500 . SPX gained 32.57 points, or 1.26 percent, to 2,614.45 and the Nasdaq Composite . [Full Article...]

Amazon may offer to buy Flipkart to rival Walmart bid

Amazon may offer to buy Flipkart to rival Walmart bid The report goes on to hint that Flipkart investors such as Tiger Global Management, Accel Partners, Naspers, IDG Ventures and several others are expected to sell a majority of their stakes in the company in the much-anticipated Flipkart-Walmart deal. [Full Article...]

Spotify shares jump in record-setting direct listing

Spotify shares jump in record-setting direct listing The stock opened at $165.90 and hit a high of $169 before falling back to close at $149.01. Music streaming giant Spotify saw shares gain Tuesday after completing an unusual direct listing - in which the company curtailed the role of investment banks and went public without raising money - potentially setting a precedent for certain companies to follow, experts say. [Full Article...]

$0.79 EPS Expected for Viacom, Inc

$0.79 EPS Expected for Viacom, Inc A number of analysts have commented on VIA shares. Details about CBS' initial offer to re-merge with Viacom come after reports last week indicated that a deal proposal was imminent. Hall Laurie J Trustee holds 0.14% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) or 2,340 shares. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, March 14th. [Full Article...]

Legal Marijuana Reduces Opioid Prescription Rates

Because opioid use nationwide was rising during the study period, their estimate of reduced uses reflects a slowing of the increase, rather than an actual decline in opioid use in these states, Bradford says. In light of this, both recently published studies provide some of the first credible research to support the idea that medical or recreational marijuana legalization may cut prescriptions,... [Full Article...]

Sorrell in spotlight of WPP inquiry

Sorrell in spotlight of WPP inquiry Sorrell has headed WPP since 1986, and has no clear successor. Sorrell could not immediately be reached for comment. Sorrell, the chief executive of the company for more than three decades, saw a big pay cut this year, leaving him with his lowest total package since 2011. [Full Article...]

Harbour Energy plans to acquire Santos for $13.5bn

Harbour Energy plans to acquire Santos for $13.5bn Image: Santos headquarters in Adelaide, Australia. Harbour chief executive officer Linda Z. Cook said the board was standing ready to move forward and that she looked forward to progressing the transaction towards completion. RBC oil and gas analyst Ben Wilson said he expects Santos will struggle to turn down the offer, describing it as a "knock-out bid", ABC News reports. [Full Article...]

More than 1000 companies yet to submit figures on gender pay gap

More than 1000 companies yet to submit figures on gender pay gap Ryanair has said there is a 67 per cent pay gap between male and female employees at the airline. When bonus compensation is taken into account, the pay gap grows still wider: Men working at Blackstone earned bonuses worth 75.4 percent more on average than the bonuses given to female staff for the 12-month period ending in April 2017. [Full Article...]

Guggenheim S&P 500 Top 50 ETF (XLG) Rises 0.67% for April 3

Guggenheim S&P 500 Top 50 ETF (XLG) Rises 0.67% for April 3 On the other hand, a reading of -100 would imply that the stock is oversold and possibly set for a rally. The Williams %R is a momentum indicator that helps measure oversold and overbought levels. ADX is charted as a line with values ranging from 0 to 100. Investors may use various technical indicators to help spot trends and buy/sell signals. [Full Article...]

$3.67 Billion in Sales Expected for Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) This Quarter

$3.67 Billion in Sales Expected for Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) This Quarter Therefore, moving-average lines are used to help a trader more easily identify the direction of the trend. A lower P/B ratio could mean that the stock is undervalued. The indicator does not provide an indication of price trend, simply the degree of price volatility. Conversely, if a security's beta is less than 1, it indicates that the security is less volatile than the market. [Full Article...]

Lockheed Martin hired by NASA to Build Quiet Supersonic X-Plane

Lockheed Martin hired by NASA to Build Quiet Supersonic X-Plane Nasa is looking to foster technology that can overcome noise restrictions on supersonic flight, which has been banned overland for commercial planes since 1973. NASA will then send the "scientifically collected human response" data to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) "so they can use the data to change the current rule that com... [Full Article...]

Deadly Hart family crash may have been intentional, CHP says

Deadly Hart family crash may have been intentional, CHP says DeKalb told HLN last week that Devonte and one of his sisters had said they were being mistreated. In 2014, Devonte garnered national attention when he embraced a white police officer during racially charged protests. Sarah Hart told officials that while she and her wife, Jennifer, did not usually use spanking to discipline their children, she "let her anger get out of control" while deali... [Full Article...]

Panera Bread's website leaked customer information for months, report says

Panera Bread's website leaked customer information for months, report says Thankfully, there was no payment information, but it would have been very easy for eavesdroppers to harvest the information and use it for identity fraud or spam campaigns. The leaked data appears to belong to any Panera customer who signed up for an account to order food online at the website. As of 10 p.m. Monday, the Panera website was still offline. [Full Article...]

Prep girls' soccer: Area teams warm up to new season

Prep girls' soccer: Area teams warm up to new season I really want the seniors to go out on a good note as they really have been tremendous throughout the years. The Virginia baseball team won the first game of a three-game road series at Pittsburgh this past weekend but went on to lose the final two. [Full Article...]

Bitcoin Planet (BTPL) registered 8.91% rise during a day

Bitcoin Planet (BTPL) registered 8.91% rise during a day During the last seven days, Bitcoin Plus has traded 28.1% lower against the US dollar. Dash (DASH) traded up 7.5% against the dollar and now trades at $314.03 or 0.04440990 BTC. Bitcoin's official message board is bitcointalk.org . The Reddit community for Bitcoin Plus is /r/bitcoin and the currency's Github account can be viewed here. [Full Article...]


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