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  • Oil prices give up gains; set for weekly drop

    At the Multi Commodity Exchange, crude palm oil for delivery in April shed 40 paise, or 0.07 per cent, to Rs 600 per 10 kg in business turnover of 8 lots. OPEC officials are expected to meet US shale executives next week in Houston, at the annual CERAWeek conference, presented by IHS Markit. A weaker United States dollar can boost oil and other greenback-denominated currencies.

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  • GOES-S satellite launch

    GOES-S satellite launch

    These satellites will continue to deliver dazzling weather data that has captivated forecasters such as first-of-its-kind lightning mapping and high-definition views of weather systems . GOES-S will be designated GOES-17 upon reaching geostationary orbit. The combined target areas mean the two next-generation spacecraft have a almost complete view of the Western Hemisphere with modern tools that capture high-definition images several times faster than legacy weather satellites.

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  • Snow forces closure of Glasgow Airport

    Snow forces closure of Glasgow Airport

    Both Glasgow and Edinburgh are advising customers not to travel to the airport today. To check flights go to http://www.buffaloairport.com/Flight or your airline's website. A red weather warning has been issued for today for parts of Scotland", National Rail Enquiries said. Disruption is continuing though, with around 32 cancelled departures so far.

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  • Met Office Upgrades Weather Warning To Amber

    Met Office Upgrades Weather Warning To Amber

    The highest possible level of weather warning has been applied to parts of south west England and south Wales, after being issued to central Scotland and parts of Ireland yesterday. It is expected that the mercury could plummet to minus 15C by midweek where there is snow on the ground, rivalling temperatures forecast for parts of northern Norway and Iceland.

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  • Larger Rise in Stockpiles Than Forecasts Weigh on Oil Prices

    Larger Rise in Stockpiles Than Forecasts Weigh on Oil Prices

    The EIA will also release its monthly report on crude supply , which analysts expect to include substantial upward revisions to US oil output. Instead, OPEC is making overtures to President Putin, in the hope that co-operation with Russian Federation will be a geopolitical lever on the United States , but this seems unlikely to work.

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  • Warren Buffett: Investors handicapped by debt miss 'extraordinary opportunities'

    Warren Buffett: Investors handicapped by debt miss 'extraordinary opportunities'

    The rest was a gift from the new US tax code. Warren Buffett on Saturday reported a record quarterly and annual profit for his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate, thanks in part to a $29.1bn boost "delivered" by the Republican tax cut. The iPhone maker, which wasn't even a Berkshire holding until the first quarter of 2016, has quickly grown to one of Berkshire's top stock holdings, if not its biggest.

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  • Billionaire Peter Thiel Moving to Los Angeles

    Billionaire Peter Thiel Moving to Los Angeles

    He also will move Thiel Capital and Thiel Foundation to new Los Angeles headquarters. Peter Thiel talked about resigning from Facebook's Board of Directors as political tensions between the venture capitalist and Silicon Valley continue to boil.

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  • FireEye Stock Puts the Squeeze on Shorts After Earnings

    FireEye Stock Puts the Squeeze on Shorts After Earnings

    FEYE has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. 2/9/2018-Susquehanna Bancshares Upgrade from a "Neutral " rating to a " Positive" rating. The stock now has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of $18.09. Shares of FireEye closed the previous trading session at 14.81 up +0.69 4.89% with 14.319999694824219 shares trading hands. In other news, Director Ronald E.F.

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  • Inside the lavish Celebrity Big Brother home

    Inside the lavish Celebrity Big Brother home

    Check out Colbert's reaction in the clip above . She also said she was unaware as to who was advising the president on different matters. "Carter G. The women of the The View - Joy Behar , 75, Meghan McCain , 33, Sunny Hostin , 49, and guest host Nancy Grace , 58 - feel zero sympathy for Omarosa Manigault , 44, after her tearful breakdown on Celebrity Big Brother .

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  • Wynn Resorts Stock Soars as Steve Wynn Resigns

    Wynn Resorts Stock Soars as Steve Wynn Resigns

    On Tuesday evening, Casino mogul Steve Wynn officially resigned as chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts amid troubling sexual misconduct allegations . Bernstein said in its first Wednesday note on the Wynn group's shake up that it was "less bullish" on Wynn Macau in the near term, given the uncertainties surrounding "further changes at the company management" and the "implications of the pending litigation in Nevada with respect to Wynn Resorts ".

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  • Two Kenyan TV stations back on air

    Two Kenyan TV stations back on air

    Most of their statements have focused on the brief detention of three opposition politicians who took part in Odinga's ceremony, which occurred peacefully after the government withdrew police from the site. Initially he had ordered the Police Inspector General to appear in court accompanied by Miguna Miguna. "I will not get out of this court until he is released", he said, as people in court shouted: "We want Miguna!" Witness Carlos Ouma said a county revenue collector was killed by a ...

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  • Jerome Powell sworn in as new US Fed chief

    Jerome Powell sworn in as new US Fed chief

    Yellen said the economy can continue to grow. His nomination was approved by the Senate earlier this month for a four-year term as chairman that will end in February 2022. He voted along with Yellen on Friday to order Wells Fargo & Co.to cap its growth and improve its corporate governance in the wake of the bank's unauthorized accounts scandal.

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  • Russian Fighter Jet Shot Down in Syria

    Russian Fighter Jet Shot Down in Syria

    Massive high-precision weapons strikes have been delivered at targets in the area, from which a missile from the man-portable air-defense system (MANPADS) was launched to bring down the Russian Su-25 fighter jet, 30 militants of the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group (banned in Russia) have been killed, Russia's Defense Ministry said on Saturday.

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  • Stocks End Higher, Closing Out Best Month Since March 2016

    Stocks End Higher, Closing Out Best Month Since March 2016

    Rising bond yield continued to weigh on on Tuesday, pushing the Industrial Average down more than 250 points, with pressure also being piled on by a drop in health companies. Wall Street also observed the sovereign bondsmarket as the standard 10-year yield gave away above 2.7%. U.S. Treasury yields surged to more than three-year highs on expectations that central banks globally will reduce stimulus as the economic outlook improves.

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  • BBC denies female staff claims of unequal pay

    BBC denies female staff claims of unequal pay

    A previous pay report , commissioned by the BBC , concluded there was no evidence of systemic gender discrimination, but female staff said it did not "give a true picture of pay inequality" at the corporation. On the day when news of Gracie's resignation broke, she was co-presenting the flagship morning radio program Today with John Humphrys, a BBC veteran whose annual pay of more than 600,000 pounds was one of the most controversial disclosures.

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  • Budget for 2018-19 - Tax sops for electric vehicles

    Budget for 2018-19 - Tax sops for electric vehicles

    In December, the government announced it would borrow an additional Rs 50,000 crore in the fiscal year, following the plunge in tax collections after the launch of GST in July 2017. Choosing this turnover, in the absence of any such evidence, shows the apathetic nature of the Government towards small businesses. While income tax benefits can be provided to buyers through this Budget , the GST Council nod would be required for lowering the GST rate.

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