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Finance IPO Watch: Dropbox A Blockbuster?
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Still, listing flops in 2017 from Snap Inc. and Blue Apron Holdings Inc. Dropbox's IPO could be a part of a wave of hotly anticipated forthcoming public offerings. The San Francisco-based company has touted its business as a path to unleashing creative energy and inspired work. While it claims to have 500 million users in 180 countries, it posted only 11 million paying clients at the end of past year.

Finance Eon to acquire Innogy from RWE in strategic renewables deal
Author: 0 Eon to acquire Innogy from RWE in strategic renewables deal

The logo of German energy company Innogy at its headquarters in Essen. "Overall, we view the planned transaction between RWE AG and E.ON SE as positive, from a strategic as well as a financial point of view", municipal shareholders in RWE, which together hold about 23 percent in the group, said.

Finance Sensex, Nifty climb almost 1% on positive global cues
Author: 0 Sensex, Nifty climb almost 1% on positive global cues

Gains on the gauge were led by Bharti Airtel (3.84%), ITC (3.76%), Infosys (2.09%) and Tata Motors (2.05%). At 9.22 am Sensex was trading 254.62 points or 0.76 percent up at 33,561.76 while the NSE Nifty was trading 85.25 points or 0.83 percent up at 10,312.10.

Finance Trump tariffs will damage global trade, says China
Author: 0 Trump tariffs will damage global trade, says China

Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum imports will take effect in 15 days, with Canada and Mexico indefinitely exempted from the duties, according to people outside the White House who were briefed on the plans Thursday. Watch above, via The White House. Mr Trump has also demanded concession from the European Union, complaining that it treated American cars unfairly and has threatened to hike tariffs on auto imports from Europe.

Finance Alpine sking - Shiffrin on verge of retaining overall title
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Feuz now leads Svindal by 60 points with one race remaining, the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Final in Åre in Sweden. After becoming just the fourth American to win multiple overall titles with a third-place giant slalom finish on Friday, Shiffrin now stands all alone in second with the most women's technical event (GS, slalom) wins at 37.

Finance Pharma bro Martin Shkreli to miss 2024 Paris Olympics
Author: 0 Pharma bro Martin Shkreli to miss 2024 Paris Olympics

The sentence from Judge Kiyo Matsumoto in federal court in NY on Friday (Saturday NZ time) was shorter than the 15 years asked for by prosecutors but much longer than the 12 to 18 months Shkreli's lawyers had sought. But he was sent to prison weeks later after he offered a $5,000 bounty in a Facebook post to anyone who could "grab a hair" from Mrs Clinton's head during her recent book tour.

Finance Waffle House waitress receives $16K scholarship after act of kin
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It was just another day for 18-year-old Evoni Williams as she worked at the restaurant in La Marque, TX. Without hesitation, she took his plate and began cutting up his ham, the post reads. "That's what made me teary-eyed", Evoni said. 'I wasn't raised to bash people or anything, ' she said. Williams said was taken aback by the outpouring, KTRK-TV said.

Finance Fake news travels six times faster than the truth on Twitter
Author: 0 Fake news travels six times faster than the truth on Twitter

The researcher duo studied 126,000 cascades which were tweeted out over 4.5 million times by 3 million people between 2006 and 2017. Whereas the truth rarely diffused to more than 1,000 people, the top 1% of false-news cascades routinely diffused to between 1,000 and 100,000 people.

Finance Waymo launching self-driving truck pilot in Atlanta
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The trucks will not be completely alone because there will be highly trained drivers in the cabs, just in case anything goes wrong. The massive, Class 8 over-the-road trucks are being used to haul loads to Google's Georgia data centers. " Things like braking, turning, and blind spots are different with a fully-loaded truck and trailer", Waymo writes. Last week, Uber announced that its autonomous trucks have been operating in Arizona for a couple months now.

Finance Booming US jobs market is boost for Wall Street
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It's not that we want to be buzzkills. "This happens because there are actual people making decisions on the ground". How much better? Try.in the 300,000-to-400,000 range. The stock market increased 19 percent overall in 2017 thanks to the anticipation and passage of the tax reform bill. That's a very good month. It suggests that employers are filling jobs not merely from people they've poached from competitors, but also from more people who have entered the work force.

Finance London jobless rate rises amid labour force surge
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In the United States, there was an increase of 313,000 jobs in February but the unemployment rates was unchanged at 4.1 per cent. Additionally, the public sector accounted for almost all of February's job gains - 50,300 government jobs were added in February, compared to just 8,000 in the private sector, reports CBC News .

Finance Dollar Rallies after Draghi Signals Normalization Would Be Gradual
Author: 0 Dollar Rallies after Draghi Signals Normalization Would Be Gradual

What was driving the market? Spot gold was at $1,325.69 an ounce by 10.25am GMT, little changed from late on Wednesday, when it rose to a one-week high of $1,340.42 before closing 0.6% lower. Keeping its broader policy unchanged, the European Central Bank said it could still extend its 2.55 trillion euro ($3.16 trillion) bond purchase scheme beyond September if needed but omitted a reference to bigger purchases, a signal that it remains on track to end a three-year-old stimulus scheme before ...

Finance John Lewis cuts staff bonus as profits plunge
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Sir Charlie Mayfield, Chairman of John Lewis Partnership, said: "As we anticipated, 2017 was a challenging year". "Consumer demand was subdued and we made significant changes to operations across the partnership which affected many partners".

Finance Are Analysts Bullish about Foxtons Group PLC (LON:FOXT) after last week?
Author: 0 Are Analysts Bullish about Foxtons Group PLC (LON:FOXT) after last week?

The stock decreased 0.08% or GBX 1.9 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 239. Another trade for 100,000 shares valued at $2.38 million was sold by Schwab Gisela. The rating was maintained by Numis Securities with "Add" on Thursday, January 21. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, April 12 by Numis Securities.

Finance Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein to Retire by 2019
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Solomon is an investment banker and advisor with an impressive track record who's worked directly with some of Goldman Sachs' most important clients. Solomon and Schwartz are reportedly the top candidates for Blankfein's position. the packaging weighs in at about eighteen hundred pounds and is shipped discretely without labels, so you'll be able to stock up secretly. More recently, Blankfein was villainized during the election when Trump's closing campaign ad portrayed the CEO as a globalist ...

Finance Trump tariffs are not a negotiating tactic: Treasury Secretary Mnuchin
Author: 0 Trump tariffs are not a negotiating tactic: Treasury Secretary Mnuchin

The US does not have a trade deficit with Canada . Mexico has a presidential election in July, and the campaign - and the rhetoric that comes with it - kicks off in a few weeks. "We have to keep calm". NATO is the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, an intergovernmental coalition involving the US, Canada, and various European countries.

Finance Advocates Call Arkansas Medicaid Work Requirement Punitive
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Arkansas is the latest Republican-led state to win a CMS waiver to beef up requirements for participation in Medicaid. Verma said her CMS is a "willing partner" with states and is trying to give them the flexibility to run the Medicaid program that works for them.

Finance Millennials, Rejoice: 'Blue's Clues' Is Coming Back to Nickelodeon
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This includes Los Casagrandes , a new companion series for the animated hit The Loud House that's gone into development; Pony , an animated comedy series developed by Nick International in the United Kingdom; and Musical Dares , a short-form series created and executive produced by Nick Cannon.

Finance (ANF) has analyst mean rating score of 3.00
Author: 0 (ANF) has analyst mean rating score of 3.00

The stock decreased 1.94% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $23.23. About 13.97M shares traded or 443.13% up from the average. (NYSE: ANF ) declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 26th, RTT News reports. After keeping Technical check on movement of stock price comparison to its moving averages like 20, 50 and 200 SMA, we detected following trends of ANF .

Finance Oil hit by broader market downdraught, U.S. output rise also weighs
Author: 0 Oil hit by broader market downdraught, U.S. output rise also weighs

Gary Cohn, economic adviser to US President Donald Trump , seen as a bulwark against protectionist forces within the government, said on Tuesday he was resigning, triggering a more than 1% fall in S&P 500 futures on Wednesday. The prospect of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and non-member producers, including Russian Federation, maintaining crude output cuts in the face of a boom in US shale production helped lift Brent back above $65 a barrel this week.

Finance Amazon's Jeff Bezos is world's richest man
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On February 9, 2018, Forbes indicated that the wealth of Amazon's innovative, excellence-driven chief executive officer stood at $112 billion. Forbes' much-awaited ranking of the world's billionaires is out, and there are some major surprises! This is up by 18 per cent since previous year.

Finance Dwyane Wade surprises Stoneman Douglas students, says they 'inspired' him
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Thank you for being generous with your time today! Dwyane Wade has been active in his support for those impacted by the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland on February 14. Wade been among many members of the team who have reached out to the shooting victims since it took place. Miami Heat guard Dwayne Wade has been vocal in his support for the school and has dedicated the rest of his season to Joaquin "Guac" Oliver, a student who was killed and was buried in a Wade ...

Finance Police Officer Killed, 2 Others Wounded While Responding to 911 Call
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Last night Christopher Morton was killed , two other officers were shot. Lowe said that shortly after officers arrived on the scene, they were shot at from the suspect who retreated inside the house, the Star reported . At some point in time in that interaction they [police officers] were shot at by the suspect from inside the residence. According to Morton's Facebook page, the officer graduated from Knob Noster High School, he attended the University of Central Missouri in ...

Finance ISIS-loving teen tries to bomb own high school
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Police determined there was no credible threat and identified a male high school student who admitted to writing the note. "I was scared", Case said. Sergeant Bill Bradshaw added, "The safety of our schools is our highest priority". "We've had additional officers throughout all of our schools". Officers responded after Trevor Joseph Marshall allegedly made threats toward a student at Adelante High School.

Finance International Women's Day 2018: What you should know
Author: 0 International Women's Day 2018: What you should know

On this day people wear the purple ribbon as they symbolize justice and dignity. Learn about women who've done wonderful things in the pursuit of equal rights for women - March is also International Women's History Month. From the team at Human Resources, we wish you a Happy Women's Day . At the World Health Organization, we're speaking up for women and girls' right to health.

Finance NPP chief Conrad Sangma, backed by BJP, takes oath as Meghalaya CM
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Regarding the Congress forming alliances in Meghalaya, outgoing Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said that the single largest party in the state did approach UDP, but an alliance could not be finalised. A stark feature of the MDA ministry is the absence of women in the 12-member cabinet, especially since the NPP had projected Conrad's sister, Agatha, a former Union minister, as its chief minister nominee.

Finance U.S. government sues California for protecting immigrants
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Senate Bill 54, Assembly Bill 103 and Assembly Bill 450 - the three laws that Sessions sued over - restrict California law enforcement officials from cooperating on federal immigration actions , limit the ability of local jails to contract with the federal government to house immigrant detainees, and require employers to ask for a warrant before allowing immigration authorities to conduct a workplace raid.

Finance Amazon Prime Expands Discount Program to Include Medicaid Recipients
Author: 0 Amazon Prime Expands Discount Program to Include Medicaid Recipients

While Amazon doesn't say how many members Prime has, those customers usually spend more and buy more frequently than non-members. By establishing a tier for medicare recipients, the government-sponsored health care scheme for low-income pregnant women, adults, seniors, and people with disabilities, Amazon adds another entry point to its services to people in lower income brackets.

Finance BlackBerry takes Facebook to court with patent suit
Author: 0 BlackBerry takes Facebook to court with patent suit

The document states the various patents that Facebook allegedly infringed on, which includes cryptographic techniques, UI improvements, combining mobile messaging with mobile gaming, battery efficient status updates , and other things. We can also expect Facebook to look for patents it can use to countersue BlackBerry, which has a smaller business than it did a few years ago but still sells a significant amount of software and services that could be infringing Facebook patents.

Finance Following Uber Health launch, Lyft offers more patient rides to appointments
Author: 0 Following Uber Health launch, Lyft offers more patient rides to appointments

With Uber Health , healthcare organizations can see the exact route taken, the pickup and drop off locations, and the time the ride was taken. 'The burden on the platform and the health-care provider to ensure against something going wrong with the patient is a lot higher if the patient is calling the vehicle themselves, ' Arun Sundararajan, a professor at New York University, told the Atlantic.

Finance United Airlines backs down on plan to replace employee bonuses with 'lottery'
Author: 0 United Airlines backs down on plan to replace employee bonuses with 'lottery'

With this move, there's no doubt management has succeeded in achieving a united voice with all employees, but that voice is entirely opposed to and offended by this new "select" bonus program. "While we were surprised by some of the components of the program, there is no part of the reaction by flight attendants and other employees that surprises us".

Finance Auto sales fall for 11th consecutive month
Author: 0 Auto sales fall for 11th consecutive month

However, the SMMT is expecting a further year-on-year drop in March, as this time last year buyers were rushing to get their new cars registered before an increase in vehicle excise duty in April 2017. Sales of electric and hybrid vehicles also continued to climb, rising 7.2% in February. RAC research found the vast majority of drivers buying new cars are paying significantly more following the changes.

Finance Irish services growth slows to three-month low in February, PMI shows
Author: 0 Irish services growth slows to three-month low in February, PMI shows

IHS Markit also said that in response to increased output requirements, service sector firms expanded their workforces at the fastest rate since December 2012. "February data indicated a sharp increase in new orders, the fastest for three months". However, the outlook for factory jobs across the region remains mixed amid ongoing signs of spare capacity.

Author: 0 Nigeria minister says majors in shale, OPEC should keep crude price stable

However, shale's surge in the last year was heavy on the minds at the Houston conference, particularly as USA production surged to an all-time record late last year. Adding in some 4.7 million barrels a day of other liquids, USA liquids production is expected to total almost 17 million barrels a day. That's an average annual growth rate of about 1.2 million barrels a day, little changed from last year's forecast .

Finance Village's bottled water delivery as pipes are burst
Author: 0 Village's bottled water delivery as pipes are burst

Thames Water confirmed up to 12,000 homes are without water, but the total is being reduced as problems are resolved. South East Water urged customers to check their own properties for leaks and arrange for them to be repaired, and to only use water for "essential tasks".