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Finance FTC Investigates Claims Amazon Uses 'Deceptive List Prices'
Author: 0 FTC Investigates Claims Amazon Uses 'Deceptive List Prices'

In its most recent study of Amazon pricing, Consumer Watchdog found that 61% of all reference prices were higher than any observed price charged by Amazon in the previous 90 days, while 38% of all reference prices were higher than any price charged by Amazon that the group had ever reviewed.

Finance Alexa Is Coming To Amazon's Android App This Week
Author: 0 Alexa Is Coming To Amazon's Android App This Week

Amazon likely decided where it should put Alexa based on how many people its mobile app can reach - which includes users who might not have a single idea what Alexa is for and what it can do. Also, Alexa on Android can perform different tasks including telling jokes, launching the Netflix app, and ordering Starbucks. The Amazon app has previously featured basic voice commands for adding items to your cart, searching for products throughout Amazon, and tracking previous orders.

Finance 2 banks burnt as Policeman kills truck driver
Author: 0 2 banks burnt as Policeman kills truck driver

This forced several other banks in Apapa to close for the day, forcing most port users to look elsewhere for banks to make financial transactions. Reports alleged that the policeman allegedly shot the driver of the truck with number plate AGL 222 XC for refusing to part with N200 bribe as fees to park in front of the bank.

Finance Missing paperwork could wipe out billions in private student loan debt
Author: 0 Missing paperwork could wipe out billions in private student loan debt

Have you taken out a private student loan to fund your education? That's a big number, but it accounts for a relatively small fraction of overall USA student debt. There are additional considerations. Document: National Collegiate's Audit of P.H.E.A.A . There have already been 800 collection cases in 2017, and more than 10,000 lawsuits in the past five years.

Finance Alfred Angelo store closings leave brides in a panic
Author: 0 Alfred Angelo store closings leave brides in a panic

Some women said they received calls from the store while others found out on social media. Chabala and her daughter Ashley found out Wednesday night the bridal store was closing through social media. "Everyone left one by one with cardboard boxes, plants. I had literally just spoken with the store on Wednesday evening who confirmed all the information", said Busboom.

Finance Hackers Attacked Trump Hotels
Author: 0 Hackers Attacked Trump Hotels

Following an investigation, Sabre notified us on June 5, 2017 that an unauthorised party gained access to account credentials that permitted access to payment card data and certain reservation information for some of our hotel reservations processed through Sabre's CRS.

Finance Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Edged Up 1.53% Pre-Session
Author: 0 Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Edged Up 1.53% Pre-Session

Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA ) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 3rd. The few details that have been released about the Model 3 reflect this futuristic mind-set; the auto eschews a traditional driver interface in favor of a simple steering wheel and a tablet mounted horizontally on the dashboard.

Finance Finance Ministry seeks report from Sebi over NSE technical failure
Author: 0 Finance Ministry seeks report from Sebi over NSE technical failure

Incidentally, the glitch comes at a time when the exchange is in the midst of a regulatory probe related to co-location and algorithmic trading. A source, who works in a broking firm, told Moneycontrol: "We collect trading rates a day before pre-opening and send them to the exchange".

Author: 0 Military says 5-yr martial law extension may be too long

He said a recommendation will be made to Duterte once the military is satisfied it has flushed out all terrorist elements from the region. Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Zarate said the extension of martial law in Mindanao was merely Alvarez's "personal opinion", but he disagrees with it.

Finance India vs West Indies T20I, live cricket score
Author: 0 India vs West Indies T20I, live cricket score

West Indies captain Carlos Brathwaite won the toss and put India in to bat in their one-off T20 global at Sabina Park in Jamaica on Sunday. Meanwhile, speaking after the win, a jubilant West Indies skipper, Carlos Braithwaite said, "Very, very happy". I gave an incentive that whoever gets a fifty gets half my match fee.

Finance UK Industrial & Construction Output Fall Unexpectedly
Author: 0 UK Industrial & Construction Output Fall Unexpectedly

The ONS confirmed that although output remains at a relatively high level, total real construction output fell by 1.2 percent on both a monthly and 3-month on 3-month basis in May. FXTM research analyst Lukman Otunuga said: "With the string of economic data from the United Kingdom this week proving nothing to celebrate about, investors may be forced to re-evaluate the possibility of a United Kingdom rate hike this year".

Finance Senators: No surprises in SC decision upholding martial law
Author: 0 Senators: No surprises in SC decision upholding martial law

Other details of the decision of the magistrates were not provided to the media by the court. Before Duterte, former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo also declared martial law in 2009, in response to a massacre of 58 people in the province of Maguindanao.

Finance Oil tanker, cargo ship collide in Dover Strait off UK coast
Author: 0 Oil tanker, cargo ship collide in Dover Strait off UK coast

Both vessels - an oil tanker carrying almost 38,000 tons of petrol and a bulk carrier - were damaged in the collision just after 2am. The Independent reported that both vessels were Hong Kong-flagged. A spokesman for maritime charity RNLI said the Seafrontier sustained "a hole above the water line and damage to the superstructure". The Huayang Endeavour was en route to Lagos, Nigeria.

Finance Gunfire at UPS hub leaves 4 people dead
Author: 0 Gunfire at UPS hub leaves 4 people dead

At least two people are dead after a shooting at a UPS facility in San Francisco on Wednesday morning, San Francisco Deputy Police Chief Mikail Ali said. The supervisor also told everyone on the scene that they would be interviewed by the police. Marvin Calderon told San Francisco Bay Area news station KNTV that he heard five to six gunshots and that he recognized the gunman as a fellow employee, but he did not know him personally.

Author: 0 Qatar Airways seeks 10% stake in American

American CEO Doug Parker is not amused. He said the move was "puzzling" given American's ongoing fight with Qatar and other Middle Eastern airlines over government subsidies, which he vowed to keep pursuing. Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain have barred Qatar Airways flights. President Donald Trump has accused Qatar, home to a massive and strategic USA military base, of funding terrorism.

Author: 0 Sanchez Fit For Germany Clash, Says Chile Coach

Loew, having rested all of his World Cup-winning stars, will match his young guns against an experienced Chile team which won both the 2015 and 2016 Copa America titles. When is Germany vs Chile? The most recent was in 2014 when Mario Goetze's goal sealed a 1-0 friendly win in Stuttgart. While wrapping up their place in the next round with a win here would have allowed either to rest players in the final group match , both sides remain in a fairly strong position given the gulf ...

Author: 0 The Last Video Of Otto Warmbier In North Korea Before His Arrest

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters on Thursday, "We're glad he's home". "What's happened to him is a truly bad thing", Trump said in Miami at the start of a speech on Cuba . Warmbier was planning to be in the country for a five-day stay before flying to Beijing to participate in a 10-day tour of two Asian financial capitals, Hong Kong and Singapore, sponsored by his school: University of Virginia.

Author: 0 EIA Crude Oil Stocks change preview

Analysts predict USA crude oil could rise even faster as prices increase. Gasoline stocks fell by 2.9 million barrels, compared with analysts' expectations in an economists' poll for a 1.1-million-barrel drop. USA crude production has also continued to increase, rising to 9.34 million bbl/d, up almost 500,000 bbl/d from a year-ago. That followed the American Petroleum Institute saying us crude supplies fell 8.7 million barrels last week by its count.

Author: 0 Climate deal pull-out may speed up damage to Trump property

But in June 2017, President Donald Trump announced that the United States will cease implementing the provisions of the Paris Accord. In a video posted to Facebook an hour after Trump's Paris announcement, French President Emmanuel Macron offered refuge to American climate scientists and said Paris would "make our planet great again", borrowing the USA president's campaign slogan.

Finance India's Manufacturing Sector Growth Weakens In May
Author: 0 India's Manufacturing Sector Growth Weakens In May

May has highlighted the record number of people in work in her campaign, and Thursday's figures showed that manufacturers planned to hire staff at the fastest pace in almost three years. "House building was the key growth driver, with work on residential projects rising at the fastest pace since December 2015", said Tim Moore, senior economist at IHS Markit.

Author: 0 OPEC and non-OPEC nations poised to extend output cuts

The agreement hammered out in Vienna on Thursday will see the 1.8m barrel a day cuts, first agreed in November, extended to the end of the first quarter of 2018. Global crude oil inventories are above their five-year average or above 3 billion barrels. USA oil production has already risen by more than 10 percent since mid-2016 to more than 9.3 million bpd, and OPEC's contribution to the cuts - 1.2 million bpd - could be completely eaten up by rising US production by year-end, according to ...

Author: 0 Traders Purchase High Volume of Kinross Gold Put Options (KGC)

Zacks Investment Research cut Kinross Gold from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Thursday, February 9th. 05/23/2017 - Kinross Gold Corporation was upgraded to " by analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. or Kinross Gold Corporation: Which Is the Better Buy Right Now?" on October 18, 2016. The hedge fund run by Crispin Odey held 23.28M shares of the precious metals company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $72.39M, down from 35.96 million at the end of the ...

Author: 0 Grande returning to stage Sunday for Manchester benefit show

Ariana's mother Joan, who was instrumental in helping get young fans to safety after the Manchester attack, was also present at the One Love Manchester gig, walking through the crowds and urging fans not to be scared. The concert raised money for victims and those injured in the suicide bombing that struck at Grande's May 22 show . The concert also came one day after an attack at London Bridge killed seven and injured 48 .

Finance European Union planning to spend tens of billions on climate issues
Author: 0 European Union planning to spend tens of billions on climate issues

The powers also "underline that tackling climate change and reforming our energy systems are significant drivers of job creation, investment opportunities and economic growth", according to the draft statement, which also emphasizes the importance of global collaboration in combating climate change .

Finance Hindustan Petroleum March-quarter profit beats estimates
Author: 0 Hindustan Petroleum March-quarter profit beats estimates

Gross revenue for 2016-17 gained a mere 0.2 per cent to Rs 77,907 crore compared with Rs 77,740 crore in the previous year. The company's board approved a bonus issue of 1:2, implying that an investor will receive one share for every two held.

Finance Oil Slumped Post OPEC Extension Announcement
Author: 0 Oil Slumped Post OPEC Extension Announcement

David Arrington, president of shale oil producer Arrington Oil & Gas in Midland, Texas, said that how USA producers respond in coming months will have as much of an effect on pricing as OPEC's cuts. An extension of a managed production decline agreement led by OPEC won't have much of a long-term impact on crude oil prices, Wood Mackenzie found.

Finance China Concludes Silk Forum with Development Consensus
Author: 0 China Concludes Silk Forum with Development Consensus

PM Nawaz said, "As an old friend, it is a matter of enormous pleasure for him, government and the people of Pakistan to witness the success of this event as well as the transformational potential of OBOR for the peace, progress and prosperity of the people of the world".

Finance Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'
Author: 0 Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

Preparations for Trump's visit have led to criticism from Israeli right-wingers after U.S. officials declined to say whether the Western Wall was part of Israel. The president also has been slow to officially move the USA embassy to Jerusalem , a promise he made multiple times on the campaign trail. Still, Israeli analysts have scoffed at what they call Trump's clumsy decision to skip a visit to the fortress city of Masada, where Netanyahu had invited Trump to speak.

Finance Watch Mark Zuckerberg's Reaction When He Got Into Harvard
Author: 0 Watch Mark Zuckerberg's Reaction When He Got Into Harvard

On Thursday, Zuckerberg shared a video on - of all the obvious places - Facebook that showed the moment he found out that he got into Harvard University more than a decade ago. The video has been viewed 296,336 times and shared by 13,000 users. "My dad took this video when I got accepted to Harvard", he captioned the post .

Author: 0 French Socialists prepare to expel Manuel Valls

Modi had yesterday greeted Macron for his electoral win in a tweet . There is scepticism about Macron's ability to win a majority with candidates from his En Marche movement - "neither of the left, nor right" - alone, meaning he might have to form a coalition.

Author: 0 Putin offers to give Congress notes of Trump's meeting

Sources have told me that some in House leadership have begun to worry about holding on to their majority in 2018, something that was already a risk even without the unique wild card that is Trump (given the track records for previous midterms immediately following the election of a new president).

Finance BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie meets Elliott in Barcelona
Author: 0 BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie meets Elliott in Barcelona

Elliott said it has spent the past month seeking feedback on its initial proposals from Australian and global investors, holding BHP shares worth tens of billions of US$. BHP CEO addresses investors on plans at conference. . Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie will brief investors including Elliott at a conference in Barcelona on Tuesday on plans that would increase long-term shareholder value, the company said.

Finance Comac C919 takes off for maiden flight in China
Author: 0 Comac C919 takes off for maiden flight in China

China took a step towards the aviation big league Friday with the long delayed, but finally successful, maiden flight of its first modern passenger jet. China Eastern Airlines will be the first carrier to operate the C919 when it completes testing and secures approval from China's aviation regulator.

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