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Economy

Tiffany owns a variety of trademarks for use with rings, including number 133,063 for the "Tiffany" name, first registered in 1868, and 4,018,341 for the "T & CO" trademark. Costco had argued that "Tiffany" had become a generic term, excusing its use on a standalone basis. While explaining her decision, Swain wrote that Costco staff, "described such rings as "Tiffany" rings in response to customer inquiries, and were not perturbed when customers who then realized that the rings were not ...
  • Here's Bill Gates First Post on His New Instagram Account

    Here's Bill Gates First Post on His New Instagram Account

    Economy

    The majority of all previous donations have been made to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which is primarily focused on reducing world poverty, combating infectious diseases and providing universal access to computers. Gates usually donates around 80 million Microsoft shares each year, and this latest gift means he's left with almost 103 million shares. The June gift represents 38 per cent of his holdings in the company and is the latest in a long line of Microsoft share disposals that ...
  • Home Depot tops earnings estimates

    Home Depot tops earnings estimates

    Economy

    Amica Pension Fund Board of Trustees' holdings in Home Depot were worth $7,244,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Baystate Wealth Management LLC boosted its stake in Home Depot by 155.7% in the first quarter. During the same period previous year, the firm posted $1.44 EPS. This upbeat guidance, which is 5 cents above consensus estimates, comes on the heels of Home Depot in May boosting its 2017 per-share earnings growth forecast to 11%, to $7.15.
  • German economy, Europe's largest, posts 0.6 pct 2Q growth

    German economy, Europe's largest, posts 0.6 pct 2Q growth

    Economy

    The provisional figure, adjusted for price, seasonal and calendar effects, was lower than the 0.7 percent forecast by analysts surveyed by Factset. Looking ahead, the euro's appreciation in recent months poses a risk to future exports, economists say, as it erodes the worldwide competitiveness of goods produced in the region.
  • German economy grew by less than expected in Q2

    German economy grew by less than expected in Q2

    Economy

    Unlike during the first quarter of 2017, trade was not a major driver of growth between April and June. The Federal Statistics Office, Destatis, said that "the development of foreign trade. Germany, the euro-zone's locomotive, saw its economic output rise by 0.6%, slightly below 0.7% expected. More detailed breakdown of GDP will be released on August 25.
  • Okazaki nets as Leicester lose to Arsenal in Premier League opener

    Okazaki nets as Leicester lose to Arsenal in Premier League opener

    Economy

    Inconsistency and injuries though, seem to have stemmed his growth. "He has a big weight in the squad and it was a relief for me that he chose to stay". Neither side made changes entering the second half. Jamie Vardy is clearly raring to go. Over 80 minutes down and Leicester leading by a goal, it looked as if Arsenal was facing a crushing defeat, but Aaron Ramsey's 84th minute goal spun the mood of the stadium on its head.
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

    Economy

    The company had a trading volume of 2,554,194 shares. Bristol Myers Squibb Co now has $93.03B valuation. It has underperformed by 39.89% the S&P500. Manning And Napier Advsrs Limited Liability Com reported 3.06M shares stake. Bank Of Hawaii stated it has 54,760 shares or 0.3% of all its holdings. Therefore 32% are positive. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company might touch $68 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $58.1 and $40 ...
  • Seoul discusses North Korea issue with US

    Economy

    Meanwhile, senior US national security officials said Sunday a military confrontation with North Korea is not imminent, but the possibility of war has increased. "In dealing with history issues between South Korea and Japan, such as Japan's sexual slavery and forced labor of Korean people, there exists an worldwide standard of restoring one's honor, compensation, fact-finding and a promise to prevent a recurrence of such events based on universal values of humanity and national consensus", the ...
  • North Korea defector: We follow Kim Jong Un because we're scared

    North Korea defector: We follow Kim Jong Un because we're scared

    Economy

    Venezuela's Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino slammed the President and called the threat "an act of craziness". " War is up to the President, perhaps up to the Congress, the bottom line is we will defend the country from an attack, for us that's war, that's a wartime situation", he said.
  • US Work Conditions Could Use Some Work

    US Work Conditions Could Use Some Work

    Economy

    That's the finding from a recent study of more than three thousand workers conducted by the Rand Corporation, Harvard Medical School and UCLA. Many older workers say they have previously retired before rejoining the workforce, and many people aged 50 and older who are not employed say they would consider rejoining the workforce if conditions were right.
  • United Nations condemns violence in Charlottesville

    Economy

    Hundreds of people demonstrated in downtown Los Angeles Sunday to denounce the deadly violence that took hold at a white supremacist rally called "Unite the Right" in Charlottesville , Virginia . The US President Donald Trump came under considerable bipartisan criticism for not specifically denouncing the Ku Klux Klan sympathizers, neo-Nazis, anti-Semitics and xenophobes for touching off the violence.
  • Trump to ramp up trade pressure on China with call for probe

    Trump to ramp up trade pressure on China with call for probe

    Economy

    It also excludes imports originating in third countries but supplied via North Korea's port of Rason with approval from the UN Security Council. Per two traders Reuters spoke to, the Chinese government stopped issuing permits to bring in iron ore "several weeks ago".
  • Gold falls as dollar bounces over easing US-DPRK tension

    Gold falls as dollar bounces over easing US-DPRK tension

    Economy

    Spot gold was down 0.5 percent at $1,275.79 per ounce, as of 0315 GMT. "There's still cash on the sidelines looking for an opportunity to buy the dip". It measures the daily stock price movements of 30 large, publicly-owned USA companies. Benchmark 10-year notes last fell 7/32 in price to yield 2.2115 percent, from 2.187 percent late on Friday.
  • IShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (IEM.AX) Technicals In Review

    IShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (IEM.AX) Technicals In Review

    Economy

    Moving averages have the ability to be used as a powerful indicator for technical stock analysis. The ATR is not used to figure out price direction, just to measure volatility. A reading under 20 would suggest no trend, and a reading from 20-25 would suggest that there is no clear trend signal. A value of 50-75 would indicate a very strong trend, and a value of 75-100 would signify an extremely strong trend.
  • Dollar at eight-week low vs yen as North Korea tensions simmer

    Dollar at eight-week low vs yen as North Korea tensions simmer

    Economy

    In commodities, oil prices slid on doubts over whether OPEC production cuts are draining a global supply glut. He has now gone further , saying the warning may not have been tough enough and that if North Korea did what it had threatened, it faced "an event the likes of which nobody's seen before".
  • United States stocks fall again on North Korea tensions

    United States stocks fall again on North Korea tensions

    Economy

    Japanese markets were closed for a holiday but the yen powered on, hitting an eight-week high of 108.91 yen to the dollar, adding to its biggest weekly gain since May. "Pretty remarkable, perhaps even extraordinary, considering", said Tim Ash, strategist at fund manager BlueBay. The price of crude oil dropped more than two percent Thursday, the cost of a barrel falling to $48.49.
  • Under Armour's Kevin Plank becomes second CEO to quit Trump advisory council

    Under Armour's Kevin Plank becomes second CEO to quit Trump advisory council

    Economy

    The company subsequently issued a statement in which it said, "We engage in policy, not politics". Spokespersons for Plank and Under Armour did not return calls or messages on whether the CEO would remain on the panel. Mr. Plank was caught in a social media firestorm after a television interview in February in which he said he respected President Trump's willingness to make bold decisions and praised him as "a real asset to the country".
  • Paul Richardson lays out for big play, leaves game with injury

    Paul Richardson lays out for big play, leaves game with injury

    Economy

    The 27-thousand seat, MLS soccer primary stadium will serve as the home for the Chargers until the new Los Angeles Stadium in Hollywood Park opens for the 2020 National Football League season. "Coming into the game , I really thought that I had it in the bag", Davis said. Quarterback Philip Rivers "passed the ball accurately". And he left his feet to go get it and landed on his shoulder.
  • U.S. dollar rises as investors move out of safe havens

    U.S. dollar rises as investors move out of safe havens

    Economy

    MSCI's world equity index was up 0.75 per cent after its biggest weekly drop since early November and the US benchmark S&P 500 climbed 1 per cent for its third one percent daily gain in 2017. "After the sharp sell off in the dollar, over the weekend nothing happened so I guess the threat from the (Korean) peninsula is low, but we think gold fundamentals are strong", Xu said.
  • Stocks, dollar climb as N.Korea worry fades for now

    Stocks, dollar climb as N.Korea worry fades for now

    Economy

    Trump's comment pushed Wall Street lower , with only utilities making gains, and drove the VIX "fear gauge" of expected volatility on the S&P 500 to its highest in nearly a month. The Swiss currency was also on track for its biggest daily gain against the euro since last year's Brexit vote. The dollar index, which measures against a basket of currencies, fell 0.05 per cent.