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Business Here are Warren Buffett's 15 biggest stock investments
Author: 0 Here are Warren Buffett's 15 biggest stock investments

Berkshire Hathaway , the conglomerate of which Buffett is CEO and chairman of the board, reported a $65.3 billion gain in net worth in 2017, bolstered largely by the sweeping tax code rewrite pushed through Congress at the end of the year.

Business Barclays investment bank makes first Q4 loss in three years
Author: 0 Barclays investment bank makes first Q4 loss in three years

But the bank cheered investors as it announced a 3p-a-share dividend and said it would more than double the payout next year to 6.5p. Barclays was the worst-performing bank in the FTSE 100 index .FTSE in 2017, falling nine percent on concerns about both its investment bank and its legal and regulatory troubles.

Business Atlanta, two other cities in AT&T 5G network rollout
Author: 0 Atlanta, two other cities in AT&T 5G network rollout

But without 5G-compatible smartphones and tablets on the market yet, it'll take time for customers in Dallas and beyond to fully take advantage of the new network. At launch, AT&T's system will seem more like a very fast Wi-Fi network than a replacement for cell networks. The company has not mentioned the neighborhoods where it will roll out the network but it would announce the additional cities in the coming months.

Business Modi government rejects snub reports against Justin Trudeau
Author: 0 Modi government rejects snub reports against Justin Trudeau

Or is this another family vacation? After paying tributes to Mahatma Gandhi , the Canadian Prime Minister tried his hand at the spinning wheel. "On official state visits to India, PM Modi personally greets and welcomes the Israeli PM, UAE Crown Prince and US President".

Business Oil prices mixed despite OPEC chatter on long-term coordination
Author: 0 Oil prices mixed despite OPEC chatter on long-term coordination

Brent crude LCOc1 was up 89 cents at $65.73 a barrel at 1802 GMT, after rising to an 11-day high of $65.75 a barrel earlier in the session. However, "short term crude demand aspects and other fundamental indicators [are] still rather bearish-looking", analysts at consultancy JBC Energy wrote in a daily note Monday.

Business Uber's losses swell to RM18 billion in 2017
Author: 0 Uber's losses swell to RM18 billion in 2017

Uber is paying $245 million to Google's self-driving vehicle spin-off to end a legal brawl that aired out allegations of a sinister scheme that tore apart the once-friendly companies. The San Francisco-based company has raised approximately $19 billion in funding and has a blended valuation of $54 billion, making it the biggest venture-backed technology enterprise without a stock listing.

Business Dog food withdrawn from stores after euthanasia drug found in food
Author: 0 Dog food withdrawn from stores after euthanasia drug found in food

The brand is part of Big Heart Brands, owned by The J.M. Smucker Co., which is now recalling Gravy Train as well as several of its other dog food brands. Thixton says based on current labeling standards, it's impossible for consumers to know what they're really feeding their pets. The popular brand launched an investigation into the contamination and narrowed its search down to one supplier and a single ingredient used at one manufacturing facility.

Business Cruise ship on which big brawl broke out to dock in Melbourne
Author: 0 Cruise ship on which big brawl broke out to dock in Melbourne

It is still unclear if the family will face any charges for the fight, though Marine Area Command officials are now investigating it. "Bloodbath" is not a word you'd typically associate with a 10-day cruise around the South Pacific. Carnival Legend is an 88,500 gross ton ship and is based out of Melbourne, Australia including several calls in New Caledonia. Police are investigating and have said the family were taken to Canberra where arrangements were made to return them home.

Business Midlands cricket venues to host 72 finals between 2020 2024
Author: 0 Midlands cricket venues to host 72 finals between 2020 2024

Although they will host teams in the new T20 competition, both The Ageas Bowl and Trent Bridge will be disappointed to miss out on hosting an Ashes Test during the 2023 series. The governing body revealed the news on Wednesday, having approved the key venues for all the major domestic and worldwide matches over a five-year period from 2020, subject to contract.

Business No one will be spared: Govt on PNB-Nirav Modi fraud
Author: 0 No one will be spared: Govt on PNB-Nirav Modi fraud

That was in January 29, by which time Modi had fled the country with his entire family. He said that many Congress leaders were also close to Nirav Modi and that the BJP had several photographs of Congress leaders with his business partner Mehul Choksi .

Business Roses forever for Valentine's Day
Author: 0 Roses forever for Valentine's Day

The employees of the Fresh Flower Market in Aurora design romantic displays from a delivery of more than 4,000 roses, February 7. "We noticed some quality issues on some of the things we bought it from California", he said. Main St., said he and his staff were also busy on Tuesday preparing arrangements for delivery. In a bid to ensure flowers are delivered fresh, UPS will transport shipments from colorful flower growing fields in Latin American countries through the Miami International ...

Business Tragic note left with baby boy abandoned at U.S. airport
Author: 0 Tragic note left with baby boy abandoned at U.S. airport

Authorities developed this timeline based on the amount of blood found inside a toilet stall and on some items of clothing found stashed inside a rubbish bin in the first bathroom. The custodian also found bloody clothes in a trash can. The child was in good condition, authorities said. According to an airport spokeswoman, the baby appears to be healthy and is now in the custody of the Arizona Department of Child Safety.

Author: 0 Markets in red, traders expect more volatility

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped more than 1,500 points at one point on Monday. On Thursday , U.S. stocks plummeted, with the Dow sinking over 1,000 points, as the rise in yields continued to weigh on the market. Bank Wealth Management. The market's turmoil began last Friday and has continued this week as investors anxious about early signs of inflation. Worries about inflation set the market rout in motion last Friday, and many market watchers have been predicting a pullback ...

Business Snap announces better than expected earnings
Author: 0 Snap announces better than expected earnings

The results are a pleasant surprise for Snap to start the year, but the company is still facing fierce competition from Facebook Inc. -owned Instagram and Whatsapp. Snapchat added 8.9 million daily active users in the period, the biggest gain since the third quarter of 2016. Over the last two years Snap has employed 2,400 people but Spiegel said that, while it was initially important to build its foundation of staff to keep up with the growth of the business, the plan was now to ...

Author: 0 The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Upgraded at Evercore ISI

First Allied Advisory Services Inc who had been investing in Coca Cola Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $193.26B market cap company. Putnam Fl Management holds 5,131 shares. 63,497 are held by Denver Invest Limited Liability. Fdx Advsrs holds 325,298 shares or 0.4% of its portfolio.

Business Natalie Wood Death: 'We're Closer to Understanding What Happened,' Say Investigators
Author: 0 Natalie Wood Death: 'We're Closer to Understanding What Happened,' Say Investigators

Corina said the original detectives on the case spoke with Wagner about the circumstances surrounding Wood's death only once, in 1981, but Wagner, who will turn 88 on February 10, has declined any further discussions. Her sister Lana Wood said it remains painful to this day. Wagner was at the time one of the industry's main leading men, and later became one of the biggest stars on TV with shows such as Hart To Hart and Switch.

Business Say Goodbye To Picking Up A CD In Stores
Author: 0 Say Goodbye To Picking Up A CD In Stores

In an interesting twist, the store committed to carrying records for the next two years. The vinyl will be merchandised with the turntables, sources state. Apparently Target wants to shift to a consignment sales model. Under the plan, Target would only pay for the discs when they are purchased, rather than upon receiving them.

Business Amazon now disrupting health care! Blog Internet, Information Technology & e-Discovery Blog
Author: 0 Amazon now disrupting health care! Blog Internet, Information Technology & e-Discovery Blog

The companies said they would initially focus on using technology to simplify care but did not elaborate on how they meant to do that or bring down costs. One goal appears to be to spread ideas that work. The company is also scouting sites for a second North American headquarters, where it plans to employ as many as 50,000 full-time workers, many of them in high-paying office jobs.

Business Emotional Support Peacock Banned From United Airlines Flight
Author: 0 Emotional Support Peacock Banned From United Airlines Flight

In the pictures, Dexter can be seen perching on a luggage cart. At Newark, the woman's ticket was refunded, and the airline even gave her taxi fare back to the hotel, Laurie said. Passengers will also be required to have a letter signed by a doctor or licensed mental health professional. Support and service animals are allowed on a plane free of charge under the 1986 Air Carrier Access Act, but United Airlines said in a statement to Global News that "unusual service animals" such as ...

Business Sensex tanks 250 pts ahead of Fed meet, Nifty50 below 11050
Author: 0 Sensex tanks 250 pts ahead of Fed meet, Nifty50 below 11050

However, the BSE market breadth turned bearish as 1,879 stocks declined against 968 advances. Mumbai: Benchmarks buckled under heavy selling pressure today as wary investors pocketed gains in recent winners ahead of the Union Budget amid lacklustre global leads.

Business Bon-Ton is shuttering more than 40 stores. Here's where they are
Author: 0 Bon-Ton is shuttering more than 40 stores. Here's where they are

Employees at the affected locations will be allowed to interview for positions at other stores. The company says closing the stores is all in part of their store rationalization program. Bon-Ton shoppers in Berks County can breathe a sigh of relief. The closures affect Carson's stores in Chicago's Riverside Plaza and in Danville, DeKalb and Schaumburg; Carson's Clearance Centers in Aurora and Morton Grove; and a Bergner's in Peoria.

Business Some Lawmakers Give Away Donations From Former RNC Leader Steve Wynn
Author: 0 Some Lawmakers Give Away Donations From Former RNC Leader Steve Wynn

Wynn has been a prolific donor to Republican candidates and groups, and joined the RNC as its finance chairman after President Donald Trump's election. "The instigation of these accusations is the continued work of my ex-wife Elaine Wynn, with whom I am involved in a awful and nasty lawsuit in which she is seeking a revised divorce settlement", Wynn claimed.

Business Hometown newspaper editorial board: Nunes 'doing dirty work' to protect Trump
Author: 0 Hometown newspaper editorial board: Nunes 'doing dirty work' to protect Trump

The central Republican charge that the Steele dossier was the catalyst for the entire Russian Federation inquiry also has fallen flat. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) is quoted in favor of releasing the sources as well, comparing the Nunes memo to "any document which needs to be referenced or footnoted, and Democrats will attempt to dismiss Nunes' memo without documentation".

Business ITC Unanimously Rejects Boeing's Claims Against Bombardier C Series
Author: 0 ITC Unanimously Rejects Boeing's Claims Against Bombardier C Series

The ITC was asked to approve a U.S. commerce department recommendation to hit the Canadian company's CSeries jet with a near-300 per cent duty on sales to American carriers. Bombardier argued that Boeing did not have a comparable plane to offer Delta. "Those infringement have hurt the USA aeronautic trade, and we are feeling the impacts of those out of line business rehearses in the market each day".

Business Melania Trump suddenly cancels trip to join Donald at Davos summit
Author: 0 Melania Trump suddenly cancels trip to join Donald at Davos summit

Ahead of the visit, Gary Cohn , the White House senior economic advisor, said Trump would be holding firm to his "America First" principles whilst also making it clear that America was "open for business" . "Economic growth in the U.S.is obviously good for the rest of the world", said Mnuchin. Kagame is a pro-American leader who went to the United States for training when he was in the Ugandan army.

Business SpaceX Test Fires Falcon Heavy Rocket
Author: 0 SpaceX Test Fires Falcon Heavy Rocket

For the Falcon Heavy's first payload, Musk picked one of his used Tesla Roadsters to shoot into space, not the more typical dummy satellite often carried on test flights. "It also impacts critical missions for our customers, including important worldwide allies scheduled to launch shortly from Cape Canaveral and Vandenberg Air Force Base, as well as upcoming missions this spring to resupply the global Space Station".

Business Burger King Releases Net Neutrality Commercial
Author: 0 Burger King Releases Net Neutrality Commercial

In it, customers at a Los Angeles restaurant impatiently wait at the counter for Whoppers while others who , they are told, had paid more, received faster service. A new, unexpected voice has joined the debate over net neutrality regulations. And even though burgers are cooked, assembled, and ready, a Burger King employee explains that policy dictates a very slow handoff.

Business A tightening oil market drives oil back toward $70 per barrel
Author: 0 A tightening oil market drives oil back toward $70 per barrel

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were at $64.45 a barrel, down 2 cents from their last settlement. Crude oil prices continued to march higher overnight, rising to the highest levels since December 2014. Gasoline futures edged up 0.77 cents, or 0.4%, to $1.9164 a barrel. Brent for March settlement rose 57 United States cents to end the session at US$70.53 on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange.

Business Carnival Cruise passenger dies after falling from cabin balcony
Author: 0 Carnival Cruise passenger dies after falling from cabin balcony

A search effort has been launched for the overboard passenger and the Carnival Care team is supporting family and friends during this very hard time. The company says rescue efforts for the missing woman have been under way. "They were taking pictures [and everything]", the woman said in a text message to her mother that was shared with the Herald. The website said the ship stopped and initiated a search and rescue and then began circling to search for the passenger.

Business Lawsuit Filed To Be Filed By Tim Hortons Franchisee
Author: 0 Lawsuit Filed To Be Filed By Tim Hortons Franchisee

Wynne said the situation was "not acceptable". "The parent company tells them how much to charge for sugar, how much to charge for their donuts, so it can say to them (franchise owners), 'If you can't pay your workers this wage that your government has put in as law, don't cry to us, '" she said.

Business Facebook to start ranking news outlets on community trust
Author: 0 Facebook to start ranking news outlets on community trust

As of Friday news makes up about 5 percent of content in News Feed (after last week's announced changes), and the company expects that to drop to 4 percent, Zuckerberg revealed in his Facebook post . The company said it wasn't "comfortable" deciding for itself whether or not a news outlet is reliable . HOLY FUCK, MARK. If people can not tell truth from bullshit, why are those same people being used to rank publications on a scale of trustworthiness? Facebook says the surveys will come ...

Business Be prepared for an increase to your Amazon Prime subscription
Author: 0 Be prepared for an increase to your Amazon Prime subscription

They also get other perks, such as access to Amazon's video and music streaming services. If you choose to be charged on an annual basis, you will be charged $99USD. Is Amazon trying to push more people into becoming annual members? The cost builds come as Morgan Stanley sees signs that Amazon Prime's development is beginning to moderate.

Business GST Council approves rate change for 29 goods, 53 categories of services
Author: 0 GST Council approves rate change for 29 goods, 53 categories of services

The all-powerful GST Council today revised rates on 29 items and 53 categories of services, and decided to make the process of filing GST returns simpler to ease compliance burden for small businesses. One area was the reduction of GST rate on handifcraft goods as higher rate of GST would have adversely impacted the large population employed in handicrafts industry.

Business Bank of Canada to make interest rate decision amid strong economic environment
Author: 0 Bank of Canada to make interest rate decision amid strong economic environment

The loonie initially fell as the bank's worries on prospects for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) dented expectations for additional rate increases. The bank pointed out that roughly half of Canada's exports to the United States benefited from preferential NAFTA tariffs in 2016. Looking through these temporary factors, inflation is expected to remain close to 2 per cent over the projection horizon.

Business Indexes Reverse Lower In Volatile Session; Bitcoin Slumps, Breakouts Fade
Author: 0 Indexes Reverse Lower In Volatile Session; Bitcoin Slumps, Breakouts Fade

The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 9 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,776. Shares of energy companies were among the biggest decliners in the S&P 500 Tuesday, giving up some of their recent gains. The pan-European STOXX 600 index ended flat, while euro zone stocks added 0.3 per cent as the euro gave up some of its strength against the USA dollar.

Business Donald Tusk to UK: EU 'hearts are still open' to Brexit halt
Author: 0 Donald Tusk to UK: EU 'hearts are still open' to Brexit halt

Speaking at the European Parliament in Strasbourg , Euroepan Council president Donald Tusk said that Europeans' "hearts are still open" to "our British friends" to remain in the bloc. "I hope that will be heard clearly in London", Mr Juncker added. All EU legislation, all EU policies will continue to apply. Labour's Ian Murry MP, a supporter of the Open Britain campaign said: "Until we've actually left, Brexit is a reversible process, that much is clear".

Business New York City to divest $5bn pension funds from fossil fuel companies
Author: 0 New York City to divest $5bn pension funds from fossil fuel companies

Three of the five companies the city is suing - Chevron , ExxonMobil, and Shell - said the lawsuit has no merit and that the courtroom is not the place to fight global warming. The cities of San Francisco and Oakland and the city and county of Santa Cruz have also filed suit this year. "Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is a global issue and requires global participation and action", Exxon Mobil spokesman Scott Silvestri told Bloomberg .

Business HPD: Houston sports reporter, Courtney Roland, found safe in Galleria area
Author: 0 HPD: Houston sports reporter, Courtney Roland, found safe in Galleria area

She will be taken to a hospital to be evaluated. Her Jeep was found overnight with her phone and other personal items inside, Houston police said in a tweet . Investigators later found Roland's Jeep Cherokee parked outside the mall around midnight. "If somebody has hers, we just want to tell them we love you too".

Business British MPs call for a 25p 'latte levy' on disposable cups
Author: 0 British MPs call for a 25p 'latte levy' on disposable cups

The MPs say the charge would lead to 750 million fewer disposable cups being discarded as litter, incinerated or sent to landfill, and would generate £438m. "To understand how better this could work we are delighted to announce a partnership with Starbucks that will trial and promote a 5p cup charge in 20 - 25 central London stores".

Business Lalu sentenced to 3.5 years in jail in fodder scam case
Author: 0 Lalu sentenced to 3.5 years in jail in fodder scam case

He has been accused in five cases of fodder scam and convicted in two. The Special Central Bureau of Investigation ( CBI ) court in Ranchi also imposed a fine of Rs 5 lakh on the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief. On the other hand, BJP and its ally JD (U) said that no one is above the law, after the RJD said its leader has fallen prey to a "conspiracy" by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and the saffron party.

Author: 0 Atlantic Trust Group LLC Buys 1335522 Shares of Charles Schwab Corp (SCHW)

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 33,656,315 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,062,530,000 after buying an additional 997,066 shares in the last quarter. Bremer Trust National Association holds 0.19% of its portfolio in The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) for 15,285 shares. The stock of The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) earned "Buy" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, August 14.

Business Lottery Fever Sweeps Stateline, Combined Jackpot $1B
Author: 0 Lottery Fever Sweeps Stateline, Combined Jackpot $1B

Sanders wasn't the only one undeterred by the long odds. "You've got a chance". Robert Hurtado said a winning ticket would be a lot of help. It became even more hard to hit a Mega Millions jackpot beginning with the October 31 drawing when the matrix of balls was altered.

Business Oil near 2015 highs on strong China data
Author: 0 Oil near 2015 highs on strong China data

As a result of e-commerce in London and NY stock exchanges, the world oil prices are rising , Gazeta.ru reports. The cuts started last January and are scheduled to cover all of 2018. Output peaked at 9.6 million bpd in 1970. Refiners have profited in recent months as the spread widened between United States crude and Brent futures prices.

Business Apple CEO Tim Cook's massive salary and perk revealed
Author: 0 Apple CEO Tim Cook's massive salary and perk revealed

Mr. Cook's pay increase was driven by his cash bonus, which was hinged on exceeding. Over the path of 2017, expenses on personal air travel of Cook amounted to nearly $93,109 and Apple spent an extra $24,216 in the personal security costs that was provided for Cook.

Author: 0 Shoppers flock to local stores for day after Christmas deals

Serrahn goes shopping every year after Christmas and was there with family Tuesday. "I got a lot of money yesterday and a lot of gift cards", said one shopper. Most sales at Renaissance range from 50 percent to 75 percent off. Many shopper were looking for deals on electronics, clothes, and jewelry. A report published Tuesday from credit card company Mastercard that tracked spending (across all payment types, including cash and check) from November 1 through December 24 showed that holiday ...

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