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Financiera France's Vinci to acquire majority stake in Gatwick for £2.9 billion
Autor: 0 France's Vinci to acquire majority stake in Gatwick for £2.9 billion

In 2016, Gatwick's expansion plans were dealt a blow when the government rejected its proposal for a new second runway while giving the go-ahead for Heathrow to build a third runway. Gatwick's only runway hit a world record of 950 flights in a day in 2017, Vinci said. It comes just days after drone sightings caused 36 hours of chaos for more than 100,000 travellers at Gatwick .

Financiera CenturyLink outage that affected Arizona customers continues Friday
Autor: 0 CenturyLink outage that affected Arizona customers continues Friday

ISP CenturyLink's network recently went down in certain parts of the United States (including Washington , Idaho , and Missouri ) knocking out each location's 911 services in the process. 'We have made substantial progress in restoring and stabilizing services across the network over the last several hours, ' CenturyLink spokeswoman Linda Johnson said in a statement .

Financiera USA company plans hostile takeover of cannabis producer Aphria
Autor: 0 USA company plans hostile takeover of cannabis producer Aphria

Ohio-based Xanthic Biopharma Inc., which does business as Green Growth Brands, announced the hostile takeover bid after stock markets closed Thursday. Green Growth CEO Peter Horvath says in a statement that the acquisition "will create value for both Aphria and Green Growth shareholders". Green Growth, which is being advised by Canaccord Genuity and Norton Rose Fulbright, said that before going public with its intent to make an offer, it attempted to negotiate a friendly agreement with ...

Financiera Kroger recalls shrimp sold in MI stores
Autor: 0 Kroger recalls shrimp sold in MI stores

The company said on Friday that it was recalling multiple shrimp products, as they may be undercooked, which could cause illness for consumers. The bacteria can lead to a Salmonella infection.

Financiera Oil prices slide as concerns about global economy, oversupply weigh
Autor: 0 Oil prices slide as concerns about global economy, oversupply weigh

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures fell US$1.61 to settle at US$44.61 a barrel, down 3.48 per cent. "The market is giving back some of its gains from yesterday that were brought along with the euphoria in the stock market ", said Andrew Lipow, president of Lipow Oil Associates in Houston.

Financiera Minnesota to get a chunk of $575M Wells Fargo settlement
Autor: 0 Minnesota to get a chunk of $575M Wells Fargo settlement

The bank will pay all 50 states and Washington, D.C. after it admitted to opening more than three million fake bank and credit card accounts. Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Earlier this year, the Justice Department announced that the bank would pay a civil penalty of more than $2 billion for allegedly misrepresenting the quality of its residential mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis.

Financiera Amazon is gaining ground after reporting a ‘record-breaking’ holiday season
Autor: 0 Amazon is gaining ground after reporting a ‘record-breaking’ holiday season

Online retail bellwether Amazon reported on Monday that it notched a "record-breaking" holiday sales season, which pushed its stock up around 7 percent by Wednesday afternoon. Macy's Inc gained 3.6 percent, Nordstrom Inc 3 percent, and Target Corp and Walmart Inc rising over 1 percent. The latter saw a big jump with online spending increasing 19.1 percent from a year ago, reported Reuters .

Financiera Dow Surges 1000+ Points, Largest Single-Day Gain Ever
Autor: 0 Dow Surges 1000+ Points, Largest Single-Day Gain Ever

The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped 600 points in afternoon trading Thursday. Still, the S&P 500 and the Dow managed to avoid bear markets, and have bought themselves some time to work through the recent damage. Energy stocks gained the most as oil prices notched their biggest gain in more than two years. Benchmark U.S. crude climbed 8.7 percent to settle at $46.22 a barrel in NY.

Financiera Corea del Sur le declara la guerra (judicial) a BMW
Autor: 0 Corea del Sur le declara la guerra (judicial) a BMW

El gobierno de Corea del Sur multó a la marca de autos alemanes BMW con $10 millones después de que autoridades de este país encontrarán que la compañía había ocultado información acerca del verdadero problema que provoca incendios en los motores de sus autos y retrasara los retiros de autos anunciados en octubre .

Financiera Más aumentos: el gas subirá 35% en abril en todo el país
Autor: 0 Más aumentos: el gas subirá 35% en abril en todo el país

Edenor y Edesur implementarán aumentos escalonados que se harán sentir durante los primeros meses del año que viene. Tampoco se sabían de antemano los meses en que se aplicarían dichas subas. Aún así, fuentes del sector destacaron ayer que el aumento "es un hecho". Desde el Ministerio de Haciendo trascendió que la tarifa del gas aumentará un 35% en abril.

Financiera La deuda externa subió casi U$S 40.000 millones en tres meses
Autor: 0 La deuda externa subió casi U$S 40.000 millones en tres meses

No obstante, si se compara con el nivel de deuda al cierre del segundo trimestre, se registra una baja de u$s 8868 millones (-3,63%). Por el contrario, se registra déficit tanto en manufacturas de origen industrial (MOI) como en combustibles y energía (CyE) de u$s 7.598 millones y u$s 1.186 millones, respectivamente.

Financiera Actividad económica de Argentina cae 4% interanual en octubre_Spanish
Autor: 0 Actividad económica de Argentina cae 4% interanual en octubre_Spanish

En julio, el Emae se desplomó 6,6% en la medición interanual; en agosto cedió 1,9% y en septiembre la contracción se ubicó en el 6,1%. La actividad venía de una caída incluso más pronunciada en septiembre, con un 6,1 por ciento. A grandes rasgos, tanto desde el sector privado como desde el público se espera que el tramo que va desde el tercer trimestre de 2018 y el segundo del próximo año sea en el que la recesión se concentre de forma fuerte, con un repunte parcial o total en la economía ...

Financiera Amazon's Digital Assistant Alexa Took A Day Off On Christmas
Autor: 0 Amazon's Digital Assistant Alexa Took A Day Off On Christmas

In the USA alone, more than one billion items shipped for free this holiday with Prime - millions of unique items shipped with Prime Free Same-Day, Prime Free One-Day or Free two-hour delivery with Prime Now. The retail firm also mentioned that one of its number one requests this holiday was: "Alexa, turn on the Christmas tree". Alexa helped Amazon customers play hundreds of millions more hours of songs, including subscription music services like Amazon Music, Spotify, Tidal and Apple Music.

Autor: 0 CenturyLink outage affects Minnesota customers

The outage began early in the day and continued into the evening. Cell phone 911 services in parts of western Washington state were also impacted. Overnight internet outages have been affecting wireless 911 calls across the country and while originally confined to western United States, the system in MA was experiencing problems early Friday.

Financiera Trump blasts Fed as USA economy's 'only problem'
Autor: 0 Trump blasts Fed as USA economy's 'only problem'

Trump has long claimed personal credit for market gains and sees a strong economy as central to his reelection hopes in 2020. However, later in the day, other sources said that they did not expect the President to dismiss the United States central bank chief despite his public and private objections to the Fed's interest rate-hiking campaign and repeated criticism of Powell, whom he appointed, the CNBC reported.

Financiera New York's Skyline Suddenly Lit Up With A Blue Glow
Autor: 0 New York's Skyline Suddenly Lit Up With A Blue Glow

PHOTO: The NYPD is investigating a transformer explosion that caused the sky to turn blue above New York City Thursday night. The NYPD also reports the fire is under control. All terminals were impacted by the loss of commercial power, causing the FAA to issue a ground stop until at least 10:30 p.m. ET, including for aircraft bound for LGA.

Financiera Desempleo en noviembre se ubicó en 8,8 %
Autor: 0 Desempleo en noviembre se ubicó en 8,8 %

El Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística ( DANE ) detalló en un comunicado que el mes pasado más de 22,46 millones de personas tenían empleo, mientras que 2,15 millones estaban desocupadas y 14,42 millones eran inactivos. El sector de la construcción fue el que más generó puestos de trabajo en noviembre, con un incremento del 10%, seguido por "otras ramas" que incluyen la explotación de minas y canteras, suministro de electricidad, gas y agua, e intermediación financiera.

Financiera US Fed chairman's job '100 pct' safe: Trump advisor
Autor: 0 US Fed chairman's job '100 pct' safe: Trump advisor

Bloomberg reported that Trump has asked one or more of his advisers to meet with Powell, a possible sign that he doesn't trust Mnuchin. The assurance comes in the face of repeated attacks on the central bank by the President, who most recently called the Fed the United States economy's "only problem" on Monday.

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Autor: 0 Elon Musk's "pedo guy" defamation defense: Twitter doesn't count

But Musk's legal team argued that his insults toward Unsworth are protected by the Constitution: "The public knew from the outset that Musk's insults were not meant to be statements of fact", the motion said. Musk responded with a barrage of tweets, including one that said, "Sorry pedo guy, you really did ask for it". Mr Musk later deleted his tweets about Mr Unsworth and apologised, tweeting that his words were "spoken in anger" and that the sub was built out of kindness according to ...

Autor: 0 Amazon announces record sales for holiday season in 2018

The company also said that tens of million people started an Amazon Prime trial or subscription this holiday season in order to take full advantage of the free, fast, and last minute shipping options. While Amazon did not provide specific figures, it claimed to have sold "millions more" Amazon devices than previous years. Customers have shopped at many Amazon stores such as Amazon Books, the brand new Amazon 4-star locations, Amazon Go, and Whole Foods Market.

Financiera Boxing Day store sales hit by rise of Black Friday giveaways
Autor: 0 Boxing Day store sales hit by rise of Black Friday giveaways

There has been a real buzz across the day in what we anticipate being our second busiest day of the year, just behind the final Saturday in the run-up to Christmas . Its stores in the Trafford Centre, Heathrow and St Pancras are set to open on Boxing Day but most shoppers will have to wait until December 27 to browse the shops for a bargain.

Financiera Norms for e-tailers tweaked to check discounts, cashbacks
Autor: 0 Norms for e-tailers tweaked to check discounts, cashbacks

According to the new policy, ecommerce marketplace entity can not mandate any seller to sell their products exclusively on its platform. It made it clear that 100 percent FDI under the automatic approval category is on only if marketplace model was followed as opposed to the inventory model.

Financiera Tokyo: Stocks rebound at open
Autor: 0 Tokyo: Stocks rebound at open

Wall Street stocks roared back to life in post-Christmas trade on Wednesday, shaking off four straight routs following strong retail sales data and White House reassurances that Fed Chair Jerome Powell won't be fired. Investors get confused by signals from Washington leading to a resumption of USA stock futures trading. Wall Street's volatility index, which measures implied volatility of stocks and is often seen as investors' fear gauge, jumped to 36.10, the highest since February 6, ...

Autor: 0 Asian stocks post gains following Wall Street's rebound

In Malaysia, shares ended higher at 1,690.72. But the gains halved by 1130 GMT as a pan-European equity index fell 1.1 percent after a strong open and export-reliant German shares lost 2 percent. "I think worries regarding the US government shutdown as well as lack of clarity over whether the US-Sino negotiations (over trade) will go well or not still remain".

Financiera United Kingdom shoppers down for 3rd consecutive year on Boxing Day
Autor: 0 United Kingdom shoppers down for 3rd consecutive year on Boxing Day

Shoppers inside the Next store on Princes Street, Edinburgh. A report from the Retail Council of Canada says 35 percent of people planned to go bargain hunting the day after Christmas. The experts said this is likely to be due to the wider variety of restaurants and coffee shops in high streets than those generally located in shopping centres.

Financiera Ohio’s minimum wage increasing in 2019
Autor: 0 Ohio’s minimum wage increasing in 2019

For some business owners, it's a burden as they try to figure out how to cope with higher labor costs. Workers in Long Island and Westchester will have another increase in 2021. Currently, the minimum wage is $8.30 for non-tipped employees. The boost in the wage floor is part of a law Governor Charlie Baker signed earlier this year that also created a paid family and medical leave program in MA and instituted an annual sales tax holiday.

Financiera Wall Street surge brings festive relief to markets
Autor: 0 Wall Street surge brings festive relief to markets

The Standard & Poor's 500 Index rose 116.60 points to 2,467.70, recording a gain of 4.96 percent for the day. The broader All Ordinaries index has lifted by a similar level to 5,634 points. The Nasdaq, which had suffered the most in recent weeks, closed 5.8 percent up. Brent crude, used to price worldwide oils , gained 7.9 per cent to $54.47 a barrel in London.

Financiera Federal Reserve is the 'only problem our economy has'
Autor: 0 Federal Reserve is the 'only problem our economy has'

The following day, Mnuchin announced he had called senior executives from six of the largest American banks to discuss the market turmoil and received assurances. "I never suggested firing chairman Jay Powell, nor do I believe I have the right to do so", Mr Mnuchin quoted Mr Trump as saying. Congress missed a midnight Friday deadline for getting a spending bill passed, resulting in a partial government shutdown .

Financiera Dad Catches Every Flight To be With His Flight-Attendant Daughter
Autor: 0 Dad Catches Every Flight To be With His Flight-Attendant Daughter

So here's another: One person who was working during Christmas was a flight attendant named Kimberly, who had to fly across the country while everyone was chilling (or bickering) with their family. "Hal decided he would spend the holiday with her", he wrote. 'Look ma we made it, ' she wrote. "A special thanks to all the patient, wonderful gate agents around the country and my flawless crew".

Financiera Asamblea Nacional aprueba proyecto para nueva Constitución — Cuba
Autor: 0 Asamblea Nacional aprueba proyecto para nueva Constitución — Cuba

Una comisión redactora tomó cuenta de las modificaciones o propuestas ciudadanas y ajustó el texto para que sea aprobado por el Parlamento antes de ir a un referéndum en febrero. Sin embargo, debido a las duras críticas de la población ahora se eliminará para dejar que sea el Código de Familia y no la constitución el que defina el carácter de dicha unión.

Financiera El dólar escaló 50 centavos en medio del mal clima
Autor: 0 El dólar escaló 50 centavos en medio del mal clima

En la región, el real se deprecia un 0,9%, mientras que el peso chileno cae 0,7% y el peso mexicano un 0,1%. El mercado de divisas local operó este miércoles con tendencia compradora, a tono con lo que sucedió a nivel internacional por el fortalecimiento de la moneda estadounidense.

Financiera Wall Street contagia su depresión al resto de las bolsas mundiales
Autor: 0 Wall Street contagia su depresión al resto de las bolsas mundiales

Una vasta ola vendedora se profundizó este lunes en Wall Street en una sesión acortada por Navidad , luego de que la convocatoria del secretario de Tesoro a una reunión de un comité de crisis y otros eventos políticos asustaron a los inversores y acentuaron la tendencia bajista del índice S&P 500 .

Financiera Crude Oil Price Plunges 6% As Economic Slowdown Fears Grip Market
Autor: 0 Crude Oil Price Plunges 6% As Economic Slowdown Fears Grip Market

Brent fell 11 per cent last week and hit its lowest level since September 2017, while United States futures slid to their lowest level since July 2017, bringing the decline in the two contracts to more than 35 per cent for the quarter. Meanwhile Brent crude oil futures were down 11 cents or 0.22 percent at $50.36 a barrel, having skidded 6.2 percent in the previous session to $50.47 a barrel, the weakest since August 2017.

Financiera Facebook está desarrollando su propia criptomoneda para WhatsApp
Autor: 0 Facebook está desarrollando su propia criptomoneda para WhatsApp

Facebook Inc. está trabajando en el desarrollo de una criptomoneda que permita a sus usuarios transferir dinero en la aplicación WhatsApp , centrándose primero en los mercados de remesas en la India, según informó Bloomberg . Unido a las grandes sumas de dinero transferidas a la India (69 mil millones de dólares en 2017), lo convierte en el destino ideal para lanzar tal servicio.

Financiera Precios del petróleo registran comportamiento mixto - Finanzas - Notas
Autor: 0 Precios del petróleo registran comportamiento mixto - Finanzas - Notas

Entre tanto, los futuros del índice S&P 500 fluctuaron el miércoles, mientras que el indicador de referencia de Estados Unidos está a punto de entrar en mercado bajista. Así las cosas, el estadounidense WTI cayó 6,7% a US$42,53 y el europeo Brent de referencia para Colombia perdió 5,55% a US$50,78 por barril. Los precios cayeron US$3,35 a US$50,47 el lunes.