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Ryanair's O'Leary Makes Personal Appeal to Stem Pilot Revolt


Ryanair will negotiate so that pay offers "don't just match" but "exceed" rival carriers such as Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA and the U.K.'s Jet2 which operate the same Boeing Co . In the letter, reported on and seen by, the Ryanair chief executive urges pilots not to ditch the company for less financially secure/or Brexit challenged airlines. Read More »

New rules aim to curb payday loan abuses


The loans typically are for two to four weeks and carry a flat 15% fee or an interest rate that doesn't sound particularly high. Under the new rules, lenders will be allowed to make a single loan of up to $500 with few restrictions, but only to borrowers with no other outstanding payday loans. Read More »

US Jobless Claims fall 12000 to 260000


In what was a busy day on the economic calendar for top-tier data investors cheered upbeat initial jobless claims and trade balance data pointing to strength in the US economy. "You'll get it back next month". Harvey and Irma are not expected to have an impact on the unemployment rate, which is forecast holding steady at 4.4 percent for September. Read More »

Storms May Have Cut US Hiring in Half Before Jobs Bounce Back


In what was a busy day on the economic calendar for top-tier data investors cheered upbeat initial jobless claims and trade balance data pointing to strength in the USA economy. They would follow on the heels of August's disappointing employment growth, which economists blamed on a seasonal quirk. Song said it would make sense that most people will return to work and be counted in the next month's report. Read More »

US Jobless Claims Fell Last Week


The two hurricanes that hit Houston and Florida in the last six weeks will have a big impact on the numbers. In August firms added 156,000 jobs, somewhat below the consensus forecast of about 180,000. "It's going to be primarily in the service sector", said Song. "You're not really going to have a clean read on the employment trend as you get to the December Fed meeting". Read More »

United States initial jobless claims drop more than expected


The storms will have a big impact on the jobs report in large part because they hit densely populated areas in Texas and Florida. The divergence shows just how hard it has been to measure the economic impact of the two back-to-back storms that hit the mainland late August and early September. Read More »

Theresa May announces further £2bn for affordable housing


But then came Theresa May's speech , an address bathed in pathos and interrupted as it was by a stage invader, several bouts of coughing which reduced her to near-muteness, and by part of the set behind her falling to pieces. After calling an election three years early in the hope of increasing her dominance in the House of Commons, Mrs May lost 13 MPs and forfeited her majority, forcing her into a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party. Read More »

Revenue Approximations Analysis: Viavi Solutions Inc. (VIAV), Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR)

China Mobile Limited now has $206.95B valuation. The SI to Stock Yards Bancorp Incorporated's float is 4.01%. Rockshelter Capital Management Llc acquired 185,209 shares as Crawford & Company (CRD.A)'s stock 0.00%. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has "Hold" rating and $8.75 target. (NYSE:DLR) earned "Underweight" rating by BB&T Capital on Thursday, November 12. Alps Advisors owns 6,123 shares. Read More »

Top Republicans Open Door for Bump Stock Ban


Paddock, 64, fired his weapons at a Las Vegas concert Sunday night, killing 59 people and wounding over 500 more. As the FBI investigates the Las Vegas mass shooting, authorities will look at whether the gunman used an accessory that makes semi-automatic guns shoot like fully automatic weapons. Read More »

Google Home Mini Announced, Available October 19 for $49

Google's Home Mini will retail for United States dollars $49 and can be pre-ordered today with a full release scheduled for October 19th. Google's PixelBud are the wireless headphones of the future, featuring real time audio translation in 40 languages and comes with 24 hours of listening time. Read More »

House GOP set to approve bill that could make mass shootings deadlier


Prior to Sunday night, the worst mass shooting in US history was the massacre of 49 people at Pulse nightclub in Orlando in June 2016. U.S. lawmakers cranked up gun control efforts Thursday following the mass shooting in Las Vegas, with some Republicans unexpectedly expressing interest in banning devices that the shooter used to convert his rifles to rapid-fire killing machines. Read More »

Putin Says Strike on N. Korea Possible, But Outcome Uncertain

King Salman said Saudi Arabia was seeking to strengthen bilateral relations for the sake of peace and security and in the interest of the development of global economy. Saudi King Salman is expected to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday. Both Russia and Saudi Arabia rely heavily on oil revenues and were hit by the slump in world energy prices. Read More »

Navient plunges after subprime loan lawsuit


The company, according to the attorney general's office, has made predatory loans to students attending for-profit and non-profit colleges with graduation rates lower than 50 percent, despite "clear expectations that an extremely high percentage of students would not be able to repay them". Read More »

Boeing to Acquire Aurora Flight Sciences to Advance Autonomous Technology Capabilities


Aurora, Boeing and aerospace robotics manufacturer Electroimpact teamed up to create developmental test components of the all-composite wing for the 777X, the new jetliner that the Chicago-based planemaker is developing. The move is meant to advance its development of autonomous aeroplanes, as well as the use of artificial intelligence in the cockpit. Boeing has collaborated with Aurora on various experimental projects, not only on aircraft but also on automated manufacturing systems. Read More »

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Given "Hold" Rating at Robert W. Baird


Finally, Harfst & Associates Inc. bought a new stake in Netflix in the 1st quarter worth $109,000. Institutional investors own 81.03% of the company's stock. Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on NFLX . Netflix's "content prowess" gave it the pricing power to raise prices, according BTIG Research's Rich Greenfield, sooner than the analyst expected. Read More »

Censky, McKinney confirmed on USDA team


The USDA said it's better for the FAS to be under the new undersecretary for trade. Bill Northey, the Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, will give us a fourth generation corn and soybean farmer who knows the issues facing producers across the nation. Read More »

Ireland referred to European courts over failure to collect €13bn from Apple


Last summer Brussels concluded an agreement between Irish authorities and Apple , which allowed the firm to pay a corporation tax rate of just 0.005 per cent, amounted to unfair state aid. "The point of having common European rules on state aid is of course to ensure that companies compete on their merits", she said. As such, they did not violate European or Irish law, the minister had said. Read More »

Whole Foods Price Cuts Attract New Customers


However, the price cuts may not be producing the desired results. In the period 28th August to 3rd September, 10% of its customers visited Whole Foods. "The company's investigation is ongoing and it will provide additional updates as it learns more", Whole Foods says on its website. The benefit to Amazon is the ability to take a healthy food product to a mass market. Read More »

Global Automotive Solar Control Glass Market 2017-2022 : Industry Share, Segments


Various research methodologies and tools were taken into consideration while gathering the data for the market report . Some of the key players in the global sensors market include names such as Honeywell International Inc., Robert Bosch GmbH, Siemens AG, ABB Ltd., Emerson Electric Company, TE Connectivity Ltd., Omron Corporation, Texan Instruments Inc., ARM Holdings Plc., and NXP Semiconductor NV among others. Read More »

British union to sue on behalf of 1800 Monarch staff


Britain's largest trade union Unite announced on Wednesday that it will take legal action on behalf of 1,800 employees who lost their job at Monarch Airlines . "Monarch customers in the United Kingdom and yet to travel should not go to the airport". Mr Haines said the CAA was notified by Monarch four-and-a-half weeks ago that "there were issues they were dealing with" and he understood that the firm's board made a decision to go into administration close to midnight on Saturday. Read More »

GoFundMe Account For Las Vegas Victims Nears $10 Million

The catastrophic evening, which saw Stephen Paddock kill 58 people plus himself, and injure 527 as he shot from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay, has left hundreds of families grief-stricken, which is why Sisolak started the page . "The National Compassion Fund exists to meet that need". "So we want to be here to help with that", Sisolak said. The Better Business Bureau said using GoFundMe as the official donation source can actually curb potential fraud from online thieves looking to ... Read More »

McDonald's 'happy' meals came with a side of cocaine


A McDonald's manager was arrested on Wednesday for reportedly serving meals with a side of cocaine. While McDonald's only allows late night purchases through the drive-through window, they say Guerrero allowed his clientele in the main restaurant, and also made sales in the parking lot. Read More »