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NRA under mounting pressure as companies cut ties with gun lobby

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On Thursday, the First National Bank of Omaha and rental-car giant Enterprise Holdings announced that they were cutting ties with the NRA after boycotts were organized on social media. We welcome tips and feedback. Enterprise announced the move on Twitter in response to tweets from consumers targeting the company using the hashtag #BoycottNRA . Read More »

What to watch from Day 14 of the Olympics & medal count

ESTER LEDECKA — The double gold medal and surprise Super G victor who wore goggles to her press conference because she hadn't put on her makeup now runs an apparel company at home in the Czech Republic. Norwegian Alpine skier Nina Haver-Loeseth says her teammates have been "doing so well and you're standing there and you're watching them on the podium and it's just a really nice feeling yourself. Read More »

This Is The Positive From Ostersunds Defeat - Arsenal Star

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RB Salzburg's 2-1 victory over Real Sociedad was enough for them to continue in the competition and though Marseille lost 1-0 to Braga, they marched on nevertheless having held a 3-0 lead from the first meeting. Ostersund might be out - but a 14-game debut European campaign ending in a victory at Arsenal is a story for the ages. I played a similar team to that game. Read More »

In one tweet, Kylie Jenner wiped out $1.7 billion of Snap's value

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However, less than 24 hours after Kylie tweeted out her frustrations to her millions of followers, Snapchat's shares dropped by as much as 7.2%. Snap's co-founder Evan Spiegel , who was paid $637.8 million a year ago, has dismissed concerns over the design insisting users simply need to get used to the change. Read More »

Twitter is battling 'targeted abuse' of Florida school shooting survivors

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Hundreds of students from Tallahassee joined by a few state legislators gathered outside Leon High School welcomed 100 students from the South Florida high school to Tallahassee. Dripping Springs ISD officials also confirmed that around noon, 150-200 students walked out of Dripping Springs High School to the school's flagpole. Read More »

Bitcoin Values Hit New Highs Following Early February Slump

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Another way to make (or lose) money on a digital currency is through ICOs. It said: " Bitcoin's price history suggests that months of consolidation are followed by weeks of rapid advancement". Along with the video Q&A, the European Central Bank released an Explainer to clarify its stance on cryptocurrencies . Meanwhile, the average number of Ripple transactions has nearly tripled in that time, and Ethereum , which had been averaging between 40,000 and 50,000 transactions per ... Read More »

Traders keep bets on Fed rate hikes after latest meeting minutes

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Earlier this month, global stock markets, particularly those in the USA, suffered big losses amid mounting concerns over the pace of inflation and Fed policy tightening. The answer largely turns on inflation. The latest increase was driven by the release of the minutes of the US Federal Reserve's January FOMC meeting, something that after some initial confusion was eventually deemed to be more hawkish than many were anticipating. Read More »

Qualcomm disappointed by Broadcom's 'inadequate' shrinking package

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For example, if a stock has an RVOL of 5, it's trading at five times its normal volume. The volatility in the previous week has recorded at 1.31% and seen at 1.12% in the previous month. For investors, it allows a very quick snapshot of the company's finances without getting bogged down in the details of an accounting report. The performance measuring with long timeframe can help for taking more accurate investment decision that includes quarter, semi-annual and annual performance. Read More »

Key US indices end lower Wed; interest rates may rise

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Shares in LendingClub Corp. tumbled 5.6% after the lender late Tuesday posted quarterly results that missed expectations. However, "while the prospect of higher interest rates will keep investors on edge , it's not like we're returning to double-digit levels". Read More »

BC BUDGET: Liberals blast 'tax and spend' plan

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Those who don't live in B.C. but hope to buy property here were hit twice by the budget: first, by the creation of a new speculation tax that will target foreign and domestic speculators who don't pay taxes in B.C. "This problem's been ignored for far too long", James said. For months, when asked question after question about their election pledges, John Horgan and the B.C. Read More »

PNB scam: CBI arrests 5 senior executives

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It said in a statement that if they fail to explain within seven days why their passports should not be canceled, their travel documents will be revoked. "The remand application and the FIR shows that there was conspiracy amongst the bank official and officials of the companies, the investigation officers has to get a fair chance to confront the arrested persons with the documents". Read More »

Walmart just saw $30 billion in market cap destroyed by Amazon fears

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Walmart Inc . earned $2.17 billion, or 73 cents per share, in the three-month period ended january 31, versus $3.76 billion, or $1.22 per share, a year earlier. Still, the world's largest retailer announced better-than-expected sales overall and higher customer counts as the company overhauls its stores and its online services. Read More »

How the Rite Aid-Albertsons deal affects Buffalo Niagara

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These guidelines do not hold true in all situations, but they are a good general aid in trading decisions. RSI is a technical indicator of price momentum, comparing the size of recent gains to the size of recent losses and establishes oversold and overbought positions. Read More »

BHP Billiton Limited (BHP), ImmunoGen, Inc. (IMGN)

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Culminating in a pre-tax profit of 141%, or $17.2 Billion so far. Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance. The company is progressing with the planned exit from its troubled United States shale assets, Mr Mackenzie said, with initial bids expected to be received in the June 2018 quarter. Read More »

PNB Fraud Case: General Manager rank officer Rajesh Jindal arrested

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When asked about legal strategy, the lawyer reportedly said, "Until there is no charge sheet, there is no strategy". The lender had said the fraudulent transactions are contingent in nature and liability arising out of these on the bank shall be decided based on the law and genuineness of underlying transactions. Read More »

US Commerce Dept. Recommends Tariffs, Quotas on Steel Imports

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Further, the department recommended imposing a tariff of at least 7.7% on all aluminium exports from all countries, or a tariff of 23.6% on all products from China , Hong Kong, Russia, Venezuela, and Vietnam. "Some products will face tariffs of over 100%", said an official in the Korean steel industry. Last year, Turkey exported $1.1 billion worth of steel to the U.S, capturing a 5.7 percent share in the U.S's total imports. Read More »

Olympics: Yun takes host S. Korea's 2nd gold medal of Pyeongchang Games

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The opening ceremony took fans by storm. He was somehow better in his second run, clipping 0.21 seconds off his course record in front of a frenzied South Korean crowd. Frida Hansdotter took the gold , the fourth for Sweden in these games. The Americans were out of medal contention after the first two runs, and did not climb in the rankings over the final two runs. Read More »

Black Panther tops weekend box office in record-setting success

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That's the third biggest opening day gross for a Marvel Studios title behind both " Avengers " films and the eighth largest opening day of all time, according to comScore. "This is also unique for us because Ethiopia is often mentioned alongside the black power and black movements as the only nation not colonized by Western powers", said Elias Abraha, the cinema's operations chief. Read More »

PNB fraud: Investigators seal Mumbai branch, says report

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The question is Rs 22,000 crore was looted. Judge Tamboli sent Kharat, Shetty and Bhatt to police custody until March 3. These are mostly domestic lenders such as SBI, Uco Bank , Allahabad Bank, Union Bank, Axis Bank among others. Neither Adwait nor my family has any interest with Modi or Firestone. These officials were posted in the overseas branches of these banks and were responsible for payments made to Nirav Modi's companies against LoUs issued by PNB. Read More »

India federal police arrest three people in PNB fraud case

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His leader organization Firestar Diamond says it has no inclusion for the situation. Bank loan frauds have steadily increased as well, reaching Rs.17,634 Crore rupees in the latest financial year from Rs.6357 crore in 2012-13, according to the data, which doesn't include the PNB case, Reuters reported. Read More »

PNB fraud: Retired deputy manager, two others sent to 14-day custody

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Rahul said that the scam began with Modi's decision to demonetise high value currency notes on November 8, 2016. "Our exposure to PNB alone was $212 million". Meanwhile, India's opposition parties are targeting government over the issue for failing to prevent the bank fraud. "None of these customers or suppliers individually accounted for more than 15 per cent of the total revenues and purchases respectively". Read More »

Winter Olympics: History For Yuzuru Hanyu As Snowboarder's Ski Shock Stuns Olympics

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Vonn drew the first starting position and was about to post a strong run when she lost control three gates from the finish and almost crashed. On a busy Saturday at the Pyeongchang Olympics, Switzerland's Sarah Hoefflin won the women's slopestyle skiing event, Norway was victorious in the women's cross-country relay, and Slovakia's Anastasiya Kuzmina won the women's 12.5-kilometer mass start biathlon. Read More »

The Beauty of Simplicity: The S&P 500 Low Volatility High Dividend Index

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By 9:10 pm Singapore time, Dow e-minis were down 152 points, or 0.62 per cent, with 81,595 contracts changing hands. And the chart above of the S&P 500 index graphically shows that hot economy and corporate sector. Perhaps, this is the clue behind last night's jump on Wall Street. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Read More »

Apple iOS hit with Indian bug

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The video above shows the bug in action. In May 2015, the "Effective Power" vulnerability - set into motion by receiving a " Unicode of Death " text message - was found to cause iPhones to repeatedly crash . The severity of opening the text with the bug in it is such that once you open it, the app which you used will keep crashing, no matter how many times you try to open it. Read More »

The Anti-Valentine's Day Gift Guide

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Whether it's an anniversary , a holiday, or even an upcoming event, take the time to step back, examine what's happening right before your eyes, and make decisions based on what's right for you . Only one-third of Canadians in a relationship won't give a gift to their partner on Valentine's Day . While every penny you spend on a soulmate is worth it, think of all the money you are saving on flowers and chocolates , wining and dining by not having one. Read More »

Air strikes on mercenaries "Wagner" in Syria

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Lavrov also reiterated that Russian Federation remains in favor of Kurdish participation in the Syrian peace process. The United States has been accused of killing "scores" of Russian fighters in the ongoing war in Syria . It is unclear who was paying the mercenaries involved in last week's attack, or what group they were a part of, but reports of a Russian private military company (PMC) by the name of Wagner have surfaced throughout the last few years. Read More »

Nirav Modi spotted in NY, says report

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Prasad also clarified that Nirav Modi was not a part of the prime minister's delegation at the World Economic Forum. However, Mumbai CBI sources said Nirav Modi , the man behind India's biggest banking sector fraud has fled India and it would not be easy to bring him under the hammer of law. Read More »

Trump Wants to Curb Family-Based Migration. Would Your Family Be Affected?

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Trump's remarks come during a raucous open immigration debate in the Senate, where lawmakers are working furiously to find an immigration compromise that can meet the chamber's 60-vote threshold by the end of the week. "Sen. Gardner wants an immigration compromise that cannot only pass the Senate, but can pass the House and be signed into law by the President". "What we would like to have is a vote on a clean dream act without any additions", says Richard Morales, PICO National Network, ... Read More »

Olympics 'Definitely a Diplomatic Win' for North Korea

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It's nearly as if there were no longer a fear of a military attack by the other, no difference in worldview, no human rights abuses just north of the border. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said this did not represent a policy change from the USA insistence that any talks with North Korea must be aimed at its denuclerisation. Read More »

Indian Bank is Cheated of $1.8 Billion in Complex Fraud

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Mehta further said the bank will honour all its bonafide commitments. The steep fall has wiped off $1.27 billion from PNB's market capitalization in the past two days. SWIFT said it did not comment on individual customers or entities. "How can Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi dupe the entire banking system through forged Letters of Understanding under the nose of Modi govt?" he said. Read More »

Nigeria's Oil Output Rises to 1.736 MB/D in January

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The U.S. energy industry just hit a milestone that was almost 50 years in the making. "Still I think the market will be able to gobble up that extra supply and it should cause some concern for producers that may want to make sure they are profitable before they bring on more supply", he said . Read More »

Saudi Arabia to cut oil output further

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Balancing the higher demand forecast, OPEC said the United States and other outside producers would boost supply by 1.4 million bpd this year, up 250,000 bpd from last month and the third consecutive rise from 870,000 bpd in November. "Everybody liked [the format] when key producing countries that account for some 60% of the world production meet to discuss various topics that are important and of interest for them, including on the future of the energy markets", Novak said. Read More »