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Finance Giant, Panda-Shaped Solar Panels Activated in China
Author: 0 Giant, Panda-Shaped Solar Panels Activated in China

This may be the world's cutest solar power plant. The dark parts of the figure pandas which are best seen from the bird's eye view, consist of wafers of crystalline silicon, and the gray and white of the thin-film solar plates. In plans to expand their company into other parts of Asia, a spokesperson for the company suggested they could build solar farms in other shapes inspired by local flora and fauna such as koalas or rhinoceros.

Finance How US Interest Rates Are Causing Movement in Gold
Author: 0 How US Interest Rates Are Causing Movement in Gold

Others pushed for more time to first see how the broader USA economy fares during the second half of 2017. What Fed officials all agreed upon in June was to publicly unveil its plan to gradually reduce the portfolio of bonds that build up after the Great Recession - part of an effort to make long-term borrowing more affordable and spur growth.

Finance Expected sales layoffs at Microsoft to begin today
Author: 0 Expected sales layoffs at Microsoft to begin today

However, in some geographies, the company plans to notify employees that their jobs are under consideration, the source added. The job cuts amount to less than 10 percent of the company's total sales force, and about 75 percent of them will be outside the USA, the company said.

Finance GST should have been capped at 18%: Chidambaram
Author: 0 GST should have been capped at 18%: Chidambaram

Chidambaram further opined that GST roll-out should had been delayed by two months, to provide traders and small businessmen the adequate amount of time to switch to the GST Network (GSTN). The Congress will press for a reduction in tax rates and demand a cap of 18 percent, besides seeking to bring petroleum, electricity and real estate under the new tax regime, the former finance minister told reporters.

Author: 0 Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE) Downgraded by ValuEngine

Energy Transfer Equity LP (Call) now has $19.76B valuation. This shows a surprise factor of 1.833%. The average volume of a stock suggests the liquidity of a particular company. Analysts' ultimate objective when projecting revenue is to determine the appropriate value for a stock. Loomis Sayles Ltd Partnership has 12,906 shares.

Finance Greystar acquires Monogram for $3 billion
Author: 0 Greystar acquires Monogram for $3 billion

Finally, Teachers Advisors LLC boosted its position in Monogram Residential Trust by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.04. Wall Street analysts are predicting that Precision Drilling Corp (NYSE:PDS) will report earnings per share of $-0.15 in their quarterly report. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 28th.

Finance Emirates says laptop ban on USA flights lifted
Author: 0 Emirates says laptop ban on USA flights lifted

Etihad operates 45 flights a week between the UAE's capital and six cities in the U.S. "Please fasten your seatbelts and enjoy your own electronic devices". To celebrate the milestone event, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held in Abu Dhabi, attended by senior executives from Etihad Airways, the embassy of the People's Republic of China in the UAE, and the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority.

Finance EU Charges Merck, General Electric, Canon With Breaching Merger Rules
Author: 0 EU Charges Merck, General Electric, Canon With Breaching Merger Rules

Companies have by 1 September to respond. EU Competition Chief Margrethe Vestager said her department is reviewing recent merger clearances on suspicion that companies misled the commission when registering for antitrust review. It also said the technology developed as a result of the project was subsequently licensed to Honeywell. "Merck is confident this issue will be resolved in a satisfactory manner".

Finance Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:LVNTA) Shares Sold by Stifel Financial Corp
Author: 0 Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:LVNTA) Shares Sold by Stifel Financial Corp

Liberty Interactive Corporation had a net margin of 4.59% and a return on equity of 9.98%. Liberty Interactive Corporation has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $29.11. purchased a new stake in Liberty Interactive Corporation during the first quarter valued at about $142,000. S&CO Inc. now owns 180,047 shares of the company's stock worth $8,008,000 after buying an additional 53,860 shares during the period.

Finance Natural disaster knocks over building, kills at least two in Philippines
Author: 0 Natural disaster knocks over building, kills at least two in Philippines

The quake hit at a depth of around six kilometers (four miles), on the central island of Leyte, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Police said it had two floors. A magnitude 6.5 natural disaster rattled the Philippines shortly after 4 p.m. local time (4 a.m. EDT), Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Finance British company to buy Arrium as Korean bid sinks
Author: 0 British company to buy Arrium as Korean bid sinks

He added that the alliance, owned by Britain's Gupta family, had submitted a modified offer late Tuesday. It wanted the steel business. The sale is subject to approval by Arrium's creditors and the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB). The deal ended 15 months of uncertainty, particularly for the employees of Arrium's steelworks in the South Australian city of Whyalla, and was warmly welcomed by federal and state politicians.

Author: 0 Is Regions Financial Corporation (RF) a good buy?

Cameco Corp." on June 13, 2017. The third largest holder is Fiduciary Management Inc /Wi/, which now holds $619.97 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 4.36% of its market capitalization. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 8.0% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. was upgraded to " by analysts at Vertical Research Partners.

Finance Treasury Yields Inch Lower After Fed Minutes — BOND REPORT
Author: 0 Treasury Yields Inch Lower After Fed Minutes — BOND REPORT

Markets were also waiting for the European Central Bank's June policy meeting minutes due later on Thursday. At their meeting last month, Fed officials debated when to start shrinking the central bank's balance sheet, according to meeting minutes released Wednesday , with some favoring starting "within a couple of months" and others suggesting it would be better to wait.

Finance US Trade Deficit Narrows As Exports Rise And Imports Fall
Author: 0 US Trade Deficit Narrows As Exports Rise And Imports Fall

The Commerce Department said Thursday that the USA deficit in the trade of goods and services fell 2.2 percent in May to a seasonally adjusted $46.5 billion. But imports are up more - 7.3 percent to $1.19 trillion. Overall exports to the United States edged lower on the month and the bilateral trade surplus declined to C$3.5bn from C$4.8bn the previous month as imports increased to a record high.

Finance France to end sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2040
Author: 0 France to end sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2040

As part of the plan, poorer households will receive a premium so they can swap their polluting vehicles for clean alternatives. The news comes against the background of the announcement made by Swedish vehicle producer Volvo , which promised to equip all new cars with electric engines beginning from 2019.

Finance USA lifts electronics ban on Qatar Airways flights
Author: 0 USA lifts electronics ban on Qatar Airways flights

Qatar Air said it and Doha Airport have met all requirements of the US Department of Homeland Security's new security guidelines. Qatar Airways joins Emirates, Turkish Airlines and Etihad Airways who have also announced this week a lifting of the United States ban on their flights.

Finance The Coca-Cola Company (The) Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:KO)
Author: 0 The Coca-Cola Company (The) Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:KO)

Analysts await The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) to report earnings on July, 26. 20 analysts on average are expecting The Coca-Cola Company to report earnings of $0.49 per share for the current quarter. Investors of record on Thursday, June 15th were given a dividend of $0.37 per share. Manikay Ptnrs Limited Liability has 3.28% invested in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) for 1.50 million shares.

Finance United Airlines apologises after giving away toddler's seat to standby passenger
Author: 0 United Airlines apologises after giving away toddler's seat to standby passenger

Five days after Yamauchi arrived in Boston , news outlets in Hawaii reported on her ordeal. " He and I, we had both our tickets scanned, we both went on board no problem ", Yamauchi said. "It's the smart and right thing to do so that everyone in your family arrives safely at your destination". She claims she paid $1,000 Dollars for her son Taizo's flight ticket, and was surprised to find a man claiming he had the same seat number as the two-year-old.

Finance Honda and Hitachi invest £34 million into new electric auto company
Author: 0 Honda and Hitachi invest £34 million into new electric auto company

Institutional investors own 2.56% of the company's stock. The Company sells its products to approximately 70 vehicle manufacturers, including all of the primary truck manufacturers in China. On average, equities analysts forecast that Honda Motor Company will post $2.76 EPS for the current year. Honda Motor Company (NYSE:HMC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, April 28th.

Finance Ukraine scrambles to contain new cyber threat after 'NotPetya' attack
Author: 0 Ukraine scrambles to contain new cyber threat after 'NotPetya' attack

It added that the software firm's servers and services were down. The police move came after cyber security investigators uncovered additional evidence yesterday that the attack had been planned months in advance by highly-skilled hackers, who they said had inserted a vulnerability into the M.E.Doc progamme.

Finance Meghalaya: NPP, HSPDP to skip Meira Kumar's address, UDP still undecided!
Author: 0 Meghalaya: NPP, HSPDP to skip Meira Kumar's address, UDP still undecided!

The Congress launched an attack on Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao for failing to respond to the phone call of the UPA presidential nominee, Meira Kumar , and said it reflects the "deceitful" nature of the Chief Minister. Addressing the legislators of Meghalaya at the Annexe Hall of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly on Wednesday, Kumar said this was the first time in the history of the country that the presidential election has been turned into a battle of ideology and lamented that an ...

Finance True Religion Bankruptcy: Denim Retailer Files Chapter 11
Author: 0 True Religion Bankruptcy: Denim Retailer Files Chapter 11

After several recent attempts to get the company's finances under control (including shuttering 20 stores and laying off almost a quarter of its corporate workforce last year), True Religion officially filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition in a DE court on Monday.

Author: 0 Vetr Inc. Upgrades PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) to "Buy"

Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Vetr downgraded shares of PayPal Holdings from a "strong-buy" rating to a " buy" rating and set a $48.08 price target on the stock.in a research note on Monday, March 13th.

Finance You Will Still Be Paying Off Your Student Loan In Your 50s
Author: 0 You Will Still Be Paying Off Your Student Loan In Your 50s

This means the average student who borrows £45,000 ends up paying another £5,800 in interest. However, perhaps to scrap fees entirely is an overly idealistic pipe dream, as this move would cost the government £11 billion. "First, although we have yet to see large declines in student numbers, the long-run cost of university is now considerably greater - both in terms of debt on graduation and in terms of long-run repayments - for prospective students, and this may reduce participation in the ...

Finance Meet new Election Commissioner A K Joti
Author: 0 Meet new Election Commissioner A K Joti

The term of a Chief Election Commissioner or Election Commissioner is six years or until the person reaches the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier. It now consists of Chief Election Commissioner and two Election Commissioners. Later, on October 1, 1993, two additional Election Commissioners were appointed.

Finance GST-induced MRP rise must be advertised
Author: 0 GST-induced MRP rise must be advertised

The benefits of decreased prices, by reduction of tax after imposition of GST, should reach the consumers Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said in a tweet adding the new MRP should be mentioned on the items where prices have increased due to GST so that the Consumers can be aware of the impact of GST.

Finance SBI PO Mains Result 2017 Announced @ sbi
Author: 0 SBI PO Mains Result 2017 Announced @ sbi

Nearly 6376 candidates have cleared the exam, as indicated by different media reports. State Bank of India (SBI) declared the result of it's Probationary Officer (PO) mains exam 2017 here on Monday evening. Candidates who have been shortlisted will be intimated via sms or email for the third phase of SBI-PO exams. However, some 20 lakh candidates actually took the preliminary exam which was held in the last week of April & first week of May.

Finance Brokers Add To Their Ratings On PennTex Midstream Partners, LP (NASDAQ:PTXP)
Author: 0 Brokers Add To Their Ratings On PennTex Midstream Partners, LP (NASDAQ:PTXP)

The stock notched a 12-month high of $26.30 while $31.00 target is by far the most aggressive out of analysts who are now evaluating the company, $4.7 higher than the next highest 52-week price estimate. Rothschild Asset Management Incorporated has 344,211 shares. ( NYSE MMP ) opened at 71.60 on Wednesday. Sva Plumb Wealth Mgmt Ltd Liability Company owns 7,508 shares.

Finance July's Android Security Update Goes Live With Factory Images for Nexus, Pixel
Author: 0 July's Android Security Update Goes Live With Factory Images for Nexus, Pixel

YouTube channel Concept Creator took notice of the popularity it garnered and made a decision to envision the phone in 3D by striking a ideal balance between rumors and leaked details about the device. The Pixel 2 smartphone device will have thicker bezels compared to Pixel XL 2 device, also it won't have the 3.5mm headphone jack which makes charging and listening to music at the same time hard.

Finance December Fed hike odds barely budge after FOMC minutes
Author: 0 December Fed hike odds barely budge after FOMC minutes

Federal Reserve officials raised interest rates in June despite worries about slowing inflation and job growth, largely because officials were still pretty sure the slowdown would quickly pass. Because Fed officials believe that low joblessness eventually begets higher inflation, "there is still a pretty good expectation that inflation is going to trend up toward the 2%", Brown said.

Finance Man dies after intentionally driving vehicle with propane into apartment, police say
Author: 0 Man dies after intentionally driving vehicle with propane into apartment, police say

Police said the man was targeting his ex-girlfriend who lives inside one of the bottom level apartments. Police believe the man and woman got into an argument Tuesday morning. "So I ran and got my fire extinguisher and tried to help, and when I came back it was worse". There was a bunch of smoke and fire but I just ran up there, grabbed her, and put her over by the grass.

Finance Whole Foods 'chicken salad' recalled for containing no chicken
Author: 0 Whole Foods 'chicken salad' recalled for containing no chicken

Tuna is an allergen to some people; tuna was not declared on the product label. Shoppers at Whole Foods Market might have empathized with Jessica Simpson's "Chicken of the Sea " confusion after a misbranding incident prompted a recall of chicken salad that was actually tuna salad.

Finance U.S. lifts electronics ban on Emirates' flights from Dubai
Author: 0 U.S. lifts electronics ban on Emirates' flights from Dubai

According to the statement, the airline was working in coordination with various aviation stakeholders and the local authorities to implement heightened security measures and protocols that meet the requirements of the US Department of Homeland Security's new security guidelines for all US-bound flights.