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Economy

If you want to take up residency at Bill Gates' connected city of Belmont, you're going to have to wait. The project will see the " smart city " of Belmont built on the undeveloped land of Arizona . Apart from this, not many details have been revealed about the planned community. Temperatures in the area can reach as high as 45C in the summer months.
  • Lazada experienced explosive growth in Southeast Asian sales on Singles Day

    Lazada experienced explosive growth in Southeast Asian sales on Singles Day

    Economy

    Honor, the young, innovative and trendsetting smartphone brand for digital natives, has achieved another record performance on Singles' Day, the largest online shopping festival in China. Nonetheless, these two commercial days combined only account for just over a quarter of the most popular day for retailers in China. This figure was corroborated by ecommerce platform monitor Criteo, which said about 75 percent of transactions went through mobiles, with most of those in apps.
  • Global carbon emissions to rise again in 2017

    Global carbon emissions to rise again in 2017

    Economy

    Researchers warned that the goals of the Paris pact could fall out of reach without concerted efforts to speed up the transition to a low carbon economy. Continuing the streak of sad news, atmospheric Carbon dioxide concentration reached 403 parts per million in 2016, and is expected to increase by 2.5 parts per million in 2017.
  • Uber close to selling stake to SoftBank

    Uber close to selling stake to SoftBank

    Economy

    The agreement struck on Sunday removed the final obstacle to allowing SoftBank to proceed with an offer to buy to stock. The investment could be announced Sunday, said the person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the investment has not been finalized.
  • Irish Woman Missing In France Since Wednesday

    Irish Woman Missing In France Since Wednesday

    Economy

    Eimear Noonan was reported missing by her family last week. Cathal Noonan described his sister as a "warm, bubbly person", and has appealed for privacy on behalf of the family. Family and friends of the Irishwoman are appealing for information on her whereabouts and have also started a social media campaign appealing for information.
  • Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) Price Target Raised to $28.50

    Economy

    During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.41 EPS. analysts expect that Bank of America Corporation will post 1.8 earnings per share for the current year. Stonebridge Cap Limited Com invested 0.15% in Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC). Macquarie reported 1.67M shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Pennsylvania-based Ajo Limited Partnership has invested 0.23% in MGIC Investment Corp.
  • Advisory Services Network LLC Lowers Stake in Raytheon Company (RTN)

    Economy

    The company has market cap of $1.95 billion. The Company's nitrogen products are used primarily by farmers. The Company's Encompass software is an enterprise solution that handles functions involved in running the business of originating mortgages, including customer relationship management; loan processing; underwriting; preparation of application, disclosure and closing documents; funding and closing the loan for the borrower; compliance with regulatory and investor requirements, and overall ...
  • Dominion Midstream Partners, LP (DM) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Scotiabank

    Economy

    About 256,586 shares traded. Dominion Energy Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:DM) has risen 2.59% since November 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 22.59% the S&P500. American Registered Investment Advisor reported 23,380 shares stake. Counsel Ltd Liability Co reported 809,761 shares or 6.92% of all its holdings. Narwhal Cap Mgmt accumulated 64,575 shares.
  • Walt Disney Co (DIS) Forms Double Bottom Pattern; Strong Momentum for Sellers

    Economy

    Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. now owns 119,019 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $13,496,000 after purchasing an additional 4,417 shares during the period. Flossbach Von Storch Ag holds 284,500 shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. Royal Bank Of Canada holds 0% in BCB Bancorp, Inc. Verition Fund Lc has invested 0.18% in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP).
  • Lebanon's Hariri not believed to be in Saudi custody

    Lebanon's Hariri not believed to be in Saudi custody

    Economy

    President Michel Aoun of Lebanon told the Saudi chargé d'affaires in Beirut, Walid Bukhari, that the manner of Mr. Hariri's resignation was "unacceptable", and a consortium of countries and organizations interested in Lebanon's stability said they had met on Friday with Mr.
  • NY to boost scheduling protections for hourly workers

    NY to boost scheduling protections for hourly workers

    Economy

    The first bill (S.5629 (Savino)/ A.7006 (Gottfried)), adds Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, as the twelfth condition that makes New Yorkers eligible to access the state's medical marijuana program . There are 770,00 veterans in NY, and the so-called "Honor Series" plates are meant to pay tribute to those who have a license plate, and say they have served when applying for one.
  • Aus, Japan and US discuss Indo-Pacific ties to contain assertive China

    Aus, Japan and US discuss Indo-Pacific ties to contain assertive China

    Economy

    In his address, Donald Trump said India is celebrating 70th anniversary of Independence and apart from being a sovereign country, it is also world's biggest democracy. Trump also used his speech at the APEC business meet to promote his vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific region. "The story of this region in recent decades is the story of what is possible when people take ownership of their future".
  • Morocco book World Cup place for first time in two decades

    Morocco book World Cup place for first time in two decades

    Economy

    They join Senegal - who sealed a spot on Friday with a 2-0 win over South Africa - and the other two African qualifiers, Nigeria and Egypt. A mouth-watering clash lay in store in Abidjan, where Côte d'Ivoire hosted Morocco, with the victor booking a ticket to Russian Federation 2018.
  • CVS Health Corporation (CVS) Holdings Lifted by Blair William & Co. IL

    CVS Health Corporation (CVS) Holdings Lifted by Blair William & Co. IL

    Economy

    Walt Disney Co/The now has $162.99B valuation. The stock decreased 0.68% or $0.07 on November 10, reaching $10.23. About 2.05M shares traded. It is down 24.40% since November 10, 2016 and is downtrending. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in Q2 2017. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.67, a current ratio of 1.05 and a quick ratio of 0.56.
  • Investors Buy Pepsico, Inc. (PEP) on Weakness

    Economy

    Pepsico, Inc. (PEP) now trades with a market capitalization of $158.30 Billion. About 3.74 million shares traded. Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) has risen 58.64% since November 11, 2016 and is uptrending. (NYSE:PFE) on Monday, May 2 with "Market Perform" rating. (NASDAQ:QCOM) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, August 1 by Northland Capital. Investors sentiment increased to 1.26 in Q2 2017.
  • Bp Plc Takes Position in Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

    Economy

    The stock decreased 1.15% or $0.7 on November 10, reaching $60.05. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX ) has declined 16.92% since November 11, 2016 and is downtrending. The stock was sold at an average price of $62.37, for a total value of $40,103.91. A broker rating of 1 would translate into a Strong Buy. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 25 by RBC Capital Markets.