Economy

Despite the rise in the quarterly figures, Scotland maintained a marginally lower unemployment rate than the United Kingdom as a whole. 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 ).
  • Your Christmas turkey could cost £10 more after 'inevitable' meat tax

    Your Christmas turkey could cost £10 more after 'inevitable' meat tax

    Economy

    A meat tax has already been discussed in Swedish and Danish parliaments. Livestock generates about 15 % of all greenhouse gases and the global meat consumption is on the rise. "As the worldwide community works to implement the Paris Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, governments and other worldwide institutions will need to create a pathway to a more sustainable global food system - meat taxation may well feature on that road".
  • York becomes third United Kingdom city to ban Uber

    York becomes third United Kingdom city to ban Uber

    Economy

    Saf Din, chairman of the York Hackney Carriage Drivers Association, told the meeting Uber was "systematically abusing" the local laws and "looking for loopholes" by using out-of-town vehicles. "I think those are the grounds on which we can refuse this licence". That's according to Neil McGonigle, Head of Cities in the north of England. He revealed that some 28,000 have used the company's app in York in the last three months.
  • Investors Feeling Jittery About Schlumberger Limited (SLB), Exelon Corporation (EXC)

    Economy

    Citigroup maintained Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB ) on Tuesday, March 29 with "Buy" rating. It has underperformed by 20.00% the S&P500. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, June 21 by BMO Capital Markets. has $120 highest and $70 lowest target. The firm has "Buy" rating by TD Securities given on Friday, December 2. The company has a market capitalization of $89,668.01, a price-to-earnings ratio of 50.18, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.98 and a beta of 1.02.
  • LP Increases Position in Union Pacific Co. (UNP)

    Economy

    The company had revenue of $5.41 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.32 billion. The stock decreased 0.88% or $1.11 during the last trading session, reaching $124.77. Dnb Asset Mngmt As invested in 94,552 shares. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 30th will be given a dividend of $0.665 per share. (NYSE:CAT).
  • Taiwan's hiring outlook for Q1 2018 most optimistic in the world

    Taiwan's hiring outlook for Q1 2018 most optimistic in the world

    Economy

    The survey found that 16 percent of employers foresee an increase in their staff over the first three months of 2018, while 72 percent anticipate no change and 9 percent expect a reduction. "With Hong Kong being the second most targeted place in Asia for cyber attacks during the past three years, we are seeing an uptick in awareness in cybersecurity issue among various corporations".
  • Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Chevron Corporation (CVX)

    Economy

    Chevron Corp New Com now has $228.25 billion valuation. The company has a quick ratio of 0.84, a current ratio of 1.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.23. Therefore 53% are positive. As per Monday, October 31, the company rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs. The stock of Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX ) earned "Sell" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, August 18.
  • Salvation Army needs bell ringers, Angel Tree help

    Salvation Army needs bell ringers, Angel Tree help

    Economy

    The Salvation Army had used a former vehicle dealership site on Peters Creek Parkway for years to sort donations and as its hub for its Christmas giveaway to children. "They come through and they hear that bell and it just makes them feel like Christmas is today, and that's the best part", said Childs. "This is the worst year I have ever had financially", Ms Wallace said.
  • Eldorado Gold Corporation (NYSE:EGO)

    Economy

    A stock that maintains a relatively stable price has low volatility. For Eldorado Gold Corp (NYSE: EGO ) out of the analyst recommendations 0 analysts recommend stock a Buy, 3 rate the stock Outperform, 9 analysts recommend to Hold the stock, 4 rate Underperform and 0 analysts recommend the stock a Sell.
  • Toshiba, Western Digital to resume joint investment as chip dispute ends

    Toshiba, Western Digital to resume joint investment as chip dispute ends

    Economy

    The Japanese firm needs to sell its memory business to cover the billions of dollars in liabilities it faces due to the bankruptcy of its US based nuclear power business Westinghouse. The current agreements are set to start expiring from 2021, according to a Reuters report. Meanwhile, Western Digital and Toshiba say they're extending the terms of their existing joint ventures.
  • Uber charges Toronto rider $14400 for a 20-minute rush hour ride

    Uber charges Toronto rider $14400 for a 20-minute rush hour ride

    Economy

    Uber did not immediately respond to request for comment. Reaction from riders was swift. Lyft service in Toronto includes standard Lyft service, Lyft Plus, Lyft Premiere, Lyft Lux and Lyft Lux SUV rides. Both companies walked back on their spiking of prices and pledged to refund customers who were gouged - but not before some customers took to Twitter to call them out.
  • Litecoin: 3 Reasons for the Surging Price of LTC

    Litecoin: 3 Reasons for the Surging Price of LTC

    Economy

    While bitcoin's market cap is almost $300 billion, altcoins like ethereum and litecoin account for another $200 billion total. Bitcoin gold, however, rounded out the top 10 with an increase of just two percent. Notably, bitcoin futures trading now represents little more than a blip in the market. In today's trading, the Litecoin price stood at $240.70, as of 08:43 GMT.
  • The Hype Behind Sysco Corporation (SYY), AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)

    The Hype Behind Sysco Corporation (SYY), AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)

    Economy

    Gallagher Fiduciary Advisors LLC bought a new position in United States Steel Corporation during the fourth quarter worth about $124,238,000. Alimera Sciences, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, engages in the research, development, and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals in the United States and internationally.
  • NVIDIA Reveals TITAN V, 'World's Most Powerful' PC GPU

    NVIDIA Reveals TITAN V, 'World's Most Powerful' PC GPU

    Economy

    Obviously, $2,999 for just a graphics card is an obscene amount of money, and I get that the most important feature for the target audience is the compute performance, specifically using algorithms that can leverage the Tensor cores, but we still want to know how it fares in other workloads.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX) is Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI's 10th Largest Position

    Economy

    The first sale was made at $13.7 but later the stock became weaker, and closed with a fall of -0.07%. Barrick Gold Corporation (TSX:ABX) has an M-Score of -2.888237. Hbk Invests Ltd Partnership reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. Breton Hill Capital Limited holds 309,308 shares. First Manhattan Com reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc.
  • UnitedHealth Group (UNH) Downgraded by ValuEngine

    Economy

    It has outperformed by 7.46% the S&P500. Ci Invs reported 0.58% stake. Bollard Group Llc decreased its stake in Phillips 66 (PSX) by 27.45% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Its down 0.06, from 0.94 in 2017Q1. Sold All: 53 Reduced: 496 Increased: 438 New Position: 122. 87 funds opened positions while 281 raised stakes. 320.02 million shares or 0.87% less from 322.84 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
  • Tesco share price up after latest grocery sales data

    Tesco share price up after latest grocery sales data

    Economy

    The research found that prices are rising fastest in markets such as butter, fish and fresh pork, and are falling in only a few markets, including fresh poultry and crisps. J Sainsbury PLC's (SBRY.LN) market share fell to 16.3% from 16.5% in the latest survey, with sales increasing 2% to GBP4.41 billion, Kantar reported.
  • Signet Jewelers (SIG) Lowered to "Buy" at Vetr

    Economy

    The stock decreased 0.70% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $4.23. About 993,323 shares traded. Signet Jewelers has a 12-month low of $46.09 and a 12-month high of $98.72. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 5,143 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Lingohr And Partner Asset Mngmt Gmbh stated it has 20,813 shares.
  • Worth Watching Stock Oracle Corporation (ORCL)

    Economy

    Buckingham Asset Ltd Com has invested 0.3% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). On Thursday, March 30 the stock rating was maintained by Wedbush with "Neutral". UBS maintained Westar Energy, Inc. Argus Research maintained it with "Buy" rating and $45 target in Tuesday, October 13 report. The stock of Bankrate, Inc.