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Economy

The group's report reveals the gap has increased from 59% a year ago. A so-called "adjusted" gender pay gap for men and women in comparable jobs and with comparable qualifications was about 6 percent. HSBC's median gender pay - which takes the middle number from a list of the lowest and highest values - is 29% and its median gap for bonuses is 61%.
  • Ford recalls over 1.3 million cars, says steering wheels can come off

    Ford recalls over 1.3 million cars, says steering wheels can come off

    Economy

    Loose bolts were found in Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ models sold in North America, Canada and Mexico. The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration mounted an investigation after they received complaints from a number of drivers, including a report from Georgia that a steering wheel had detached while a vehicle was turning off the road.
  • Japan PM's office knew of potential problems with land deal documents

    Japan PM's office knew of potential problems with land deal documents

    Economy

    It emerged that 14 documents implicating senior politicians such as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, his wife Akie Abe, and Aso were either rewritten or scrapped entirely before being submitted to the Diet. Abe and Aso both apologised "deeply" over the affair amid signs the PM's popularity is suffering six months before he stands for re-election as head of the ruling LDP party.
  • Advisory Services Network LLC Grows Holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)

    Economy

    This may not come as easily for some as it does for others. Investors frequently try to optimize every decision for success, but sometimes things just don't work out as planned. Free cash flow (FCF) is the cash produced by the company minus capital expenditure. The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 7th.
  • Popular Brands' Bottled Water Found Contaminated with Micro plastic

    Popular Brands' Bottled Water Found Contaminated with Micro plastic

    Economy

    The research , conducted at the State University of NY, took in more than 250 bottles from 11 different brands, sold across nine countries. The researchers found that 93 per cent of the water in the bottles contained some sort of microplastic , including polypropylene, polystyrene, nylon and polyethylene terephthalate (PET).
  • Britain needs tougher law to tackle

    Britain needs tougher law to tackle "air quality catastrophe" -lawmakers

    Economy

    It also calls on vehicle manufacturers to take steps to reduce emissions from tyres and braking mechanisms, known as the "Oslo effect", recognised as a further significant contributor to poor air quality . Plans to ban sales of new diesel and petrol cars in the United Kingdom should happen sooner than the proposed 2040 deadline, urge MPs. The vehicle industry should pay for the role it has played in the UK's dangerously high levels of pollution, four committees of MPs have found.
  • Featured Stock to See: Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)

    Economy

    The Tekla Capital Management Llc holds 2.80M shares with $226.95 million value, up from 2.53M last quarter. Duff & Phelps Utility & Corpora (DUC) has declined 2.32% since March 13, 2017 and is downtrending. Mizuho maintained Gilead Sciences, Inc . (NASDAQ: GILD ) on Friday, February 9. (NASDAQ: GILD ). City Hldgs Communication invested in 24,455 shares.
  • Focusing The Lens on DXC Technology Company (NYSE:DXC) Shares

    Economy

    Skechers U.S.A., Inc. has noticeable recent volatility credentials; price volatility of stock was 1.98% for a week and 2.94% for a month. Empire State Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:ESRT) as of current trade, has shown weekly performance of 0.29% which was maintained at -5.94% in one month period.
  • A Look at Fidelity National Information Services, Inc

    Economy

    The Junto Capital Management Lp holds 700,500 shares with $65.42 million value, up from 491,600 last quarter. (NYSE: FNF ). Florida-based St Johns Management Co Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.01% in Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Finally, Barclays reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $115.00 price objective on shares of Fidelity National Information Servcs in a research report on Friday, January 5th.
  • Analyst Buzz: Parsley Energy, Inc. (PE)

    Economy

    It has outperformed by 9.39% the S&P500. Aviva Plc increased its stake in Altria Group Inc (MO) by 6.17% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Buy" on Friday, July 21. The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital on Thursday, November 9 with "Outperform".
  • Ltd. Raises Position in Archer Daniels Midland Co (ADM)

    Ltd. Raises Position in Archer Daniels Midland Co (ADM)

    Economy

    Becker Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Archer Daniels Midland for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $24.48B market cap company. Analysts expect ADM to grow earnings at a -8.80% annual rate over the next 5 years. ADM's profit will be $335.30M for 18.43 P/E if the $0.60 EPS becomes a reality.
  • Today's Hot Mover - TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation, (NASDAQ: AMTD)

    Economy

    Riverpark Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Td Ameritrade Hldg Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $35.47 billion market cap company. Asset Mgmt One Ltd, a Japan-based fund reported 405,548 shares. Timessquare Ltd Liability Com accumulated 0.58% or 1.77M shares. Aviva Public Ltd invested 0.04% in TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: AMTD ).
  • Departure of Sars boss Tom Moyane 'imminent'

    Departure of Sars boss Tom Moyane 'imminent'

    Economy

    The company was identified in the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) report that alerted SARS about some R1.2m in suspicious and unusual payments into Makwakwa's bank account and that of his partner, Kelly-Ann Elskie. "I have formally put this matter before Mr Makwakwa with the intention to suspend him in respect of the said allegations pending an investigation", said Moyane.
  • Coca-Cola European Partners plc (NYSE:CCE) - Today's Hot Stock Under Review

    Coca-Cola European Partners plc (NYSE:CCE) - Today's Hot Stock Under Review

    Economy

    Lynch & Associates who had been investing in Coca for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $188.38B market cap company. The stock increased 0.27% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $43.9. On Friday, February 16 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Hold". It has outperformed by 26.02% the S&P500. The company was initiated on Friday, September 15 by Macquarie Research.
  • Senate passes bill easing Dodd-Frank restrictions

    Senate passes bill easing Dodd-Frank restrictions

    Economy

    The bill passed with bipartisan support, with moderate Democrats from rural states breaking with their more progressive party members to join Republicans. The bill will now head to the House, where conservatives are demanding stronger curbs to Dodd-Frank before pledging their support. On Wednesday, senators voted by the same tally to end debate on the legislation and approve a set of changes to the bill, with many aimed at warding off liberal criticisms of the measure.
  • United Continental (UAL) Releases FY18 Earnings Guidance

    Economy

    The institutional investor held 301,200 shares of the transportation company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $18.34 million, up from 251,200 at the end of the previous reported quarter. State Treasurer State Of Michigan stated it has 19,240 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. (NYSE: UAL ). Intact Investment Mngmt reported 3,400 shares.
  • Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) Given Daily News Impact Rating of 0.13

    Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) Given Daily News Impact Rating of 0.13

    Economy

    Credit Suisse downgraded Exxon Mobil Corporation (ETR:XONA) on Tuesday, November 3 to "Sell" rating. It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, November 2 by Deutsche Bank. Therefore 31% are positive. Exxon Mobil had 90 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Looking into the profitability ratios of XOM stock, the shareholder will find its ROE, ROA and ROI standing at 10.9%, 5.7% and 3.2%, respectively.
  • Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) sticks nearly 2.03% in last 5 trades

    Economy

    Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX ) has risen 6.83% since March 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.77% the S&P500. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings Llc increased its stake in Freeport ( FCX ) by 522.58% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.
  • China: Output up on exports, real estate

    China: Output up on exports, real estate

    Economy

    Commercial housing sales measured by floor area rose 4.1 percent in the first two months, down from 7.7 percent for 2017. Industrial production, a rough proxy for economic growth, expanded by 7.2% in January and February from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday, well above the 6.2% pace in December and forecasts for a 6.1% rise by economists polled by The Wall Street Journal .