Economy

Schlumberger Limited. (SLB) Shares Bought by Toronto Dominion Bank

New Mexico Educational Retirement Board sold 12,100 shares as the company's stock declined 11.04% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 43,451 shares of the oilfield services and equipment company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $2.86 million, up from 25,001 at the end of the previous reported quarter. [Full Article...]

Facebook: Russia spent 97 cents meddling in Brexit vote

Facebook: Russia spent 97 cents meddling in Brexit vote It's unlikely, however, that the 200 people who saw the ads were likely to have formed an opinion based on those ads, and even if they had, there were nowhere near enough voters affected to have swayed the vote where Leave voters won by a 4% margin. [Full Article...]

Apple's most expensive computer will cost you $13348

Most notably, the editing tool now handles VR video - you can edit 360-degree footage at high resolutions (8K "and beyond"), complete with motion graphics. Apple also updated Final Cut Pro X , its professional video editing app for macOS. Today, with more than 2 million seats, Final Cut Pro X is the most popular version of the software ever and is used by professional video editors to create in... [Full Article...]

IT Department pays visit to Bitcoin exchanges

IT Department pays visit to Bitcoin exchanges The main aim of these surveys is to devise some regulations for the virtual currencies. The survey, under section 133A of the Income Tax Act, is being conducted for " gathering evidence for establishing the identity of investors and traders, transaction undertaken by them, identity of counterparties, related bank accounts used, among others", they said. [Full Article...]

Brent Crude Holds Steady Around $64 Levels

Brent Crude Holds Steady Around $64 Levels Inventories remain 111 million barrels above the five-year average however. Meanwhile, West Texas Intermediate gained 0.60 per cent, to Dollars 57.50 per barrel, while Brent crude rose 50 cents at USD 63.84. output rose by 290,000 barrels a day to almost 9.5 million barrels a day, almost a million more than 2016 production. Total supply growth could exceed demand growth: indeed, in the first hal... [Full Article...]

Disney finalises deal to acquire 21st Century Fox

Disney finalises deal to acquire 21st Century Fox Disney will also acquire FX Networks, National Geographic Partners, Fox Sports Regional Networks, Fox Networks Group International, Star India and Fox's interests in Hulu, Sky plc, Tata Sky and Endemol Shine Group. "Trying to get out now is absolutely the right move". It's also important to spell out what Disney is not getting in the deal. Disney expects to launch its streaming services next yea... [Full Article...]

Australian Bank Faces More Charges from Financial Watchdog

Australian Bank Faces More Charges from Financial Watchdog A further 100 alleged contraventions were filed today by AUSTRAC. The statement of claim now includes alleged breaches from as early as December 2011, rather than May 2012 as in the original claim. Within weeks, the bank announced that its chief executive Ian Narev will retire by June 30, 2018. CBA failed to report 54 suspicious matters either on time or at all in relation to accounts and in... [Full Article...]

Oil prices recover on big US crude stock drawdown, pipeline shutdown supports

Oil prices recover on big US crude stock drawdown, pipeline shutdown supports US crude imports rose last week by 433,000 barrels per day. Pipeline owner Ineos has said it will take "weeks rather than days" to fix the leak, which was detected during a routine inspection at Netherley last week. In its monthly forecast, The Energy Information Administration said it expects USA crude production to rise by an average of 800,000 barrels a day next year, while Canada, Brazil, ... [Full Article...]

DreamWorks & Netflix to roll out six series in 2018

DreamWorks & Netflix to roll out six series in 2018 In the series, Boss Baby will "navigate the cutthroat corporate jungle gym of Baby Corp " while still just trying to be a regular baby. This Netflix original will be the first to arrive on the streaming service next year and will follow the events of the 2016 animated musical film, Trolls . [Full Article...]

Myanmar Police Arrest Two Journalists For Allegedly Violating State Secrets Law

Myanmar Police Arrest Two Journalists For Allegedly Violating State Secrets Law The military filed charges against the two reporters under Section 3.1 of the Official Secrets Act, according to a tweet from the digital editor of Frontier magazine, Sean Gleeson. Kyaw Soe Oo, an ethnic Rakhine Buddhist from the state capital Sittwe, started with Reuters in September. We are outraged by this blatant attack on press freedom. [Full Article...]

Bale earns Real Madrid late win over Al Jazira

Bale earns Real Madrid late win over Al Jazira The Welshman came off the bench with ten minutes remaining and took just seconds to fire in what would prove to be the eventual victor. Madrid are two-time winners of the Club World Cup and Ronaldo talked up the importance of the competition for the European and Spanish champions. [Full Article...]

Paresh Mesta murder case: Cong. accuses BJP of creating violence

Paresh Mesta murder case: Cong. accuses BJP of creating violence Although Mesta did not have any known associations with right wing organizations, the BJP gave the murder a religious twist by accusing the state government of giving a free hand to groups attacking Hindu right wing groups such as the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). [Full Article...]

Overview of Different Indicators: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Overview of Different Indicators: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Microsoft Corp now has $659.29 billion valuation. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 20.92M shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) earned "Hold" rating by Wunderlich on Wednesday, July 22. Palouse reported 2% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ). [Full Article...]

Khloe Kardashian makes Christmas card appearance - but she doesn't have a bump

Khloe Kardashian makes Christmas card appearance - but she doesn't have a bump We've been expecting Khloe Kardashian and Kylie Jenner to confirm their pregnancies on the Kardashian annual Christmas card . And when Khloe chose to relocate from California and move in with her beau, they did one simple thing to give his home a fresh start as their abode. [Full Article...]

EasyJet wins unconditional European Union approval to buy Air Berlin assets

EasyJet wins unconditional European Union approval to buy Air Berlin assets Germany's biggest airline, Lufthansa, plans to take over much of Air Berlin, while Britain's easyJet is to acquire a smaller part. EU regulators are especially anxious about a likely dominance of Lufthansa in European skies following the takeover. [Full Article...]

Target acquiring Shipt for $550 million

Target acquiring Shipt for $550 million With the $550 million cash acquisition of Shipt , Target has leaped into the same-day delivery battle that has so far been dominated by Amazon and Walmart . We're coming on as a Shipt retail partner, and will expand into more markets and product categories over time. Alabama-based Shipt, which also has an office in San Francisco, will continue to work with other retailers despite being o... [Full Article...]

Blue Origin Is Launching the New Shepard Sub-Orbital Spacecraft

The uncrewed, straight-up, straight-down trip was conducted at Blue Origin's testing ground in West Texas. Blue Origin is developing the reusable New Shepard rocket and spacecraft to carry up to six space tourists , researchers and/or experiments on brief sub-orbital flights above the discernible atmosphere more than 62 miles up, or 100 kilometers. [Full Article...]

Mobile to Acquire Layer3 TV, Launch New Television Service

Mobile to Acquire Layer3 TV, Launch New Television Service Legere says that Layer3 will become the foundation of T-Mobile's planned television service, which will take advantage of T-Mobile's nationwide retail presence. In a video announcing the news, T-Mobile CEO John Legere described the decision as a logical next step for T-Mobile, given the general dissatisfaction of customers with traditional cable TV offerings. [Full Article...]

'Ram Setu' or Adam's Bridge is man-made declares Discover Science

'Ram Setu' or Adam's Bridge is man-made declares Discover Science In the show, a group of oceanologists and archaeologists, citing images from a NASA satellite, claim that the investigators have found a 30-miles-long line of rocks between Sri Lanka and India. The BJP, Goyal said, is not apologetic about its love for Lord Ram and for the party functionaries he was an ideal human being. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said the show reaffirms that beli... [Full Article...]

Workers breathe sigh of relief as jobs and wages improve

Workers breathe sigh of relief as jobs and wages improve The number of temporary employees in the United Kingdom fell by 0.8% to a total of 1.59 million in the three-month period from August 2017 to October 2017 when compared to the same period a year ago according to seasonally adjusted figures by the Office for National Statistics ( ONS ). [Full Article...]


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