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One in four Northern Ireland workers paid less than £8.45 an hour


Despite the statistic, a new report from KPMG revealed that 100,000 less people are earning below the RLW compared to a year ago. A new report by professional service company KPMG said about 24 per cent of the workforce across the region earns below the voluntary rate of £8.45, which is above the statutory national living wage of £7.50 for over 25-year-olds. Read More »

New Zealand Back to Numero Uno Spot in T20 Rankings


They will now face the host, India, in the second game of the three-match series . The series against India meanwhile is still in balance as India had won the first game in Delhi by 53 runs. "As a bowler when you get hit, you learn a lot and so I think after this experience he'll be a better bowler when he comes into the next match", Bumrah empathised with Siraj. Read More »

Qatar Airways to buy 9.6% of Cathay Pacific for $662 million

Qatar Airways also owns a stake of about 10% in South American mega-carrier LATAM Airlines and it recently completed a deal that gave it 49% ownership of Italian carrier Meridiana. Cathay flew between Hong Kong and Qatar Airway's Doha hub as part of a codeshare arrangement between 2014 and 2016, when the route was axed "for commercial reasons". Read More »

Paradise Papers: mining minister weighs in


The Australian Taxation Office will analyse the trove of more than 13 million leaked documents covering hundreds of politicians, celebrities and companies around the globe. A Commerce Department spokesperson told NBC News in statement that Ross has recused himself from matters related to transoceanic shipping and is in contact with ethics officials to "ensure the highest ethical standards". Read More »

Enbridge Energy Partners LP (NYSE:EEP) Q2 2017 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady

Enbridge Energy Partners has $42 highest and $5 lowest target. The stock increased 0.88% or $0.13 on November 3, reaching $14.9. About 518,652 shares traded or 35.75% up from the average. 97,088 were reported by Blackhill Cap Inc. Its down 0.08, from 0.79 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 9 investors sold NEWTEK Business Services Corp shares while 13 reduced holdings. Read More »

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) Position Lifted by Boston Partners

Aristotle Fund Lp who had been investing in Wells Fargo & Co. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $277.69 billion market cap company. Citigroup owns 46,388 shares or 0% of their United States portfolio. Therefore 83% are positive. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Read More »

Air NZ wins Airline Excellence Award for the 5th time


AirlineRatings' evaluation is based on four major global industry and government safety audits as well as other elements like fleet age, passenger reviews, profitability and key product offerings. Thomas said Virgin Australia's Best Business Class win iwas a result of its new "The Business" suite available on all of its A330s and worldwide Boeing 777s. Read More »

Salman Khan spends leisure time at a restaurant


Here's the proof!Director Ali Abbas Zafar has shared some stills on Twitter where Salman is seen performing a stunt in a auto. " Tiger Zinda Hai " comes loaded with high-octane action sequences akin to Hollywood style as Tom Struthers of "Batman: The Dark Knight" fame has directed the fight scenes in the film. Read More »

Revenue Approximations Analysis: QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM), FireEye, Inc. (FEYE)

A total of 17.26 Billion shares exchanged at hands and its average trading volume is standing at 8.18 Million shares. About 50.13M shares traded or 499.64% up from the average. 230,297 were reported by Arvest Bancshares Trust Division. Davis R M Inc has invested 0.78% in QUALCOMM, Inc. If we checked the overall image of stock during recent quarter then we found that stock performance is trading up 0.96%. Read More »

Today Analysts Focus on Ford Motor Company (F), Apple Inc. (AAPL)

It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500. The hedge fund held 393,710 shares of the diversified commercial services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $14.71 million, up from 383,125 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The Georgia-based Atlanta has invested 3.55% in Apple Inc. Earnings: "Why Guidance Is Key" with publication date: "November 01, 2017. Since May 8, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 22 insider sales for $312.24 million activity. Read More »

GST will boost India's ranking in 'ease of doing business': Bankers


The Prime Minister's remark came days after the Congress party dismissed the World Bank report on India's improved " ease of doing business " and mocked the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government over the same. She said that India had shown tremendous improvement in per capita growth over the last three years. "It indicates India's endeavor to further strengthen its position as a preferred place to do business globally". Read More »

BoE's Broadbent Says More Rate Hikes "Not A Promise"


My concern is the impact a rise in interest rates will have on those who are just about managing. HSBC said that while its savings rates are not directly linked to the base rate, it will be reviewing these in light of the Bank of England's base rate decision. Read More »

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)- Stocks Raising Investors Eye Brows

Vetr raised Microsoft Corp. from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and set a $57.32 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, July 5th. 51 funds opened positions while 134 raised stakes. Mechanics National Bank & Trust Trust Department reported 111,417 shares or 1.83% of all its holdings. Read More »

London IPO market hit as Arqiva and Bakkavor pull floats


Food producer Bakkavor , which supplies food to Marks & Spencer and Waitrose, has shelved plans for its £1bn IPO, also citing market uncertainty as the reason for its change of heart. Sources close to both Arqiva and Bakkavor said the decision to pull the listings had been driven by the disappointing performance of recently-floated businesses in the United Kingdom and Europe. Read More »

The McRib is back at McDonald's


Consumers can simply download the app and from there, find locations, swap McRib-themed stickers and plan McRib sandwich dates with their friends. The famous pork sandwich is slathered in tangy barbecue sauce and topped with slivered onions and tart pickles and all on a hoagie style bun. Read More »

Hurricanes, natural disaster weigh on Berkshire Hathaway earnings

Analysts on average expected operating profit of $2,402.47 per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. But its diversification helped cushion the overall profit decline, including profit gains of 2 percent at the BNSF railroad and 3 percent at Berkshire Hathaway Energy. Read More »

Chase Elliott fails prequalifying tech, will start 34th at Texas


Hamlin, who comes to Texas fresh from controversy at Martinsville, where he wrecked then-leader Chase Elliott with four laps left in last Sunday's race, held the top starting spot until Busch made his run late in the final round. Texas Motor Speedway apparently placed a rush order at its local poster shop ahead of Sunday's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. "I know in my head there was absolutely no intent", Hamlin said Thursday on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio . Read More »

Stock to Keep Your Eyes on: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)


Etrade Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Manhattan Assocs Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.85B market cap company. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 14 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with "Neutral" on Friday, October 13. Read More »

Amazon Fresh shutting down in some neighborhoods across the country


Amazon officials have said the company meant to build closer ties between Amazon Fresh, Whole Foods and the company's Prime Now one-hour delivery service. Amazon is also experimenting with grocery pickup kiosks where shoppers retrieve online orders from their cars, a concept suited to suburban areas where grocery delivery is more expensive than in cities. Read More »

BMW recalls 1 million vehicles in North America


He said the recalls may be expanded. The second recall will address a problem with a heater valve in certain 2007-2011 BMW models equipped with a 6-cylinder engine. "The wiring and electrical connectors for the system that controls air flow for the heating and air conditioning system may overheat", the NHTSA's "smaller" recall information reads. Read More »

What Are Analysts Suggestions On Bank of America Corporation (BAC)

The highest price BAC stock touched in the last 12 month was $27.98 and the lowest price it hit in the same period was $16.28. About shares traded. Copart, Inc. BidaskClub raised Bank of America Corporation from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Wood has "Market Perform" rating and $16 target. Read More »

Today Analysts Focus on The Walt Disney Company (DIS), Viacom, Inc. (VIAB)

Inc. now owns 9,788 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $1,110,000 after buying an additional 808 shares during the last quarter. About 76,420 shares traded. Its up 0.17, from 0.92 in 2017Q1. Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Armbruster Capital Management Inc. Read More »

Iowa's Sam Clovis withdraws from USDA nomination


But the former Iowa talk radio host and political science professor contended in the letter to the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee's top Democrat, Debbie Stabenow (Mich.), that his time teaching and running for political office in the Hawkeye State steeped him in the field of agriculture. Read More »

Brighton Jones LLC Acquires New Stake in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)

It has outperformed by 16.06% the S&P500. Cowen & Co has "Buy" rating and $22000 target. The 6 months bearish chart indicates high risk for the $872.79 million company. Investors sentiment increased to 0.82 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.04, from 0.98 in 2017Q1. A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of UNH. Read More »

Amazon just bought three domain names related to cryptocurrency


According to commentators, it is highly likely that Amazon only registered its cryptocurrency-related domains in order to stop other people registering them in this way, which potentially infringes on the company's trademark. Amazon Pay's Vice President Patrick Gauthier told CNBC last month that Amazon had no plans to accept cryptocurrency because there hasn't been much demand yet. Read More »

Women Won't Have Equality For 100 Years


This, according to experts, was the first time since 2006. Further, sectors like energy and mining, manufacturing and real estate have seen the highest change in the percentage of the female hiring rate in the last 10 years. The country has the highest share of women in parliament in the world - they occupy three in every five seats. In the area of economic participation and opportunity Sri Lanka closed 58.5 percent of the gender gap with overall ranking at 123rd place. Read More »

203 hedge funds sold their entire positions in Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK)


Shares of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA) traded up 0.099% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $25.315. Private Trust Co. NA raised its position in Discovery Communications by 1.3% in the third quarter. Discovery Communications presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $30.15. Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCK)'s short interest is 12.75 million shares, or 3.50% of the float. Read More »

Millionaire Buys The World's Most Expensive Whisky Only To Discover It's Fake


The 2-centiliter shot was poured from an unopened bottle labeled as a 139-year-old Macallan, which, if genuine, would have been valued around 300,000 francs. 'Over the past year, we have been invited by numerous bottle owners and auction houses to assess suspicious bottles, ' he said. Indeed, we've noticed an increasing number of old, rare archive or antique bottles coming to auction, and it's hard to know how prevalent this problem is. Read More »

BMW, Mercedes, Ford and VW announce IONITY charging network

Representatives IONITY noted that the first network station will be located near major highways at a distance of 120 kilometers from each other. We all know electric cars are reaching a tipping point where they finally become a viable alternative to ICE cars, and the announcement of the Ionity Europe-wide electric auto fast charging network brings that a step closer. Read More »