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by | January 06, 2020 | 06:21

Higher oil prices encourage energy companies to invest in drilling wells, which boosts demand for steel pipe and other equipment from USA factories and creates jobs. Officials "discussed how maintaining the current stance of policy for a time could be helpful for cushioning the economy from the global developments that have been weighing on economic activity", the minutes said.

by | January 06, 2020 | 04:15

Changing a document's date from 2019 to 1999 would be a lot more hard to fake as it would be a 20-year difference, compared to changing a document's date from 2020 to 2019, which is only a one-year difference. "So, it's always best to fully write out the date so you can avoid any kind of fraud like this". The East Millinocket Police Department in ME posted on Facebook that when signing legal or professional documents from now on, don't abbreviate 2020 to just 20.

by | January 05, 2020 | 22:26

Others recognized in Cirium's On-Time Performance Review 2019 included Russia's Aeroflot , which was named the world's most on-time mainline airline. Jeremy Bowen, chief executive of Cirium, said the standings show that the Russian flag carrier "has more controls in place over its environment that most".

by | January 05, 2020 | 16:40

Shares in Finablr were 1.4% lower at 171p in early trading. Travelex was at the centre of an IT crisis almost two years ago, when it mistakenly leaked data on thousands of customers of partner Tesco Bank . This includes major airports and tourist destinations. The details of the attack are not clear. The implications of the Travelex malware attack, depending on the nature of malicious software, might be disastrous.

by | January 05, 2020 | 15:27

BC Assessment deputy assessor Brian Smith told Coast Reporter that the Seawatch properties were evaluated using the same "snapshot" approach as any other property - looking at the likely market value as of October 31, 2019. Those who want information before receiving their notice can log on to BC Assessment's website at bcassessment.ca to compare assessments for properties anywhere in B.C., as well as check a property's value going back 10 years in value and monitor neighbourhood sales.

by | January 05, 2020 | 06:24

It is a list dominated by foreign carriers, and with the exception of the 2018 rankings - when AirlineRatings.com could not find a clear-cut victor and rated the top 20 as one entity in alphabetical order - it is a list filled with familiar names.

by | January 05, 2020 | 06:07

The Washington Post , which is owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos , writes that a lawyer for the retail behemoth's employee-relations group sent a letter to two workers who were quoted in an October report in the newspaper, accusing them of being in violation of the company's external communications policy.

by | January 05, 2020 | 03:38

The five sources who spoke to Reuters all cited politics as the reason for the suspension, with two blaming Britain's stance on the Hong Kong protests and one noting "remarks over the detention of a now former staff member at its consulate in Hong Kong".

by | January 04, 2020 | 23:20

He added: "There will be harsh revenge". Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, who gave Soleimani the country's highest honor previous year, vowed "severe retaliation" in response to his killing. President Donald Trump accused Iranian general Qassem Soleimani of planning "imminent and sinister attacks" on Americans. The United States terrorist forces assassinated Lt.

by | January 04, 2020 | 22:38

China's central bank said on Wednesday it would cut the amount of cash that all banks must hold as reserves, the eighth such cut since early 2018, injecting fresh stimulus into the economy, while boosting global markets. The major stock indexes were coming off record highs after closing out 2019 earlier in the week with the best annual performance by the S&P 500 and Nasdaq since 2013.

by | January 04, 2020 | 21:51

Canadian oil and gas stocks, meanwhile, climbed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, led by oilsands producers MEG Energy Corp. and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. Safe-haven assets like gold and the Japanese yen strengthened as investors assessed the risk dynamics. Hence the outcome of the trade talks will determine the direction of the rupee.

by | January 04, 2020 | 20:11

The draw also offered 26 Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each, and eight of them were won. There was no winning ticket sold for the $70 million dollar jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. If no victor emerges after Friday's draw, the same $70 million prize will be up for grabs again on Tuesday. A number of significant lottery wins have occurred in Alberta in recent months.

by | January 04, 2020 | 08:29

Rising tensions between the Iran and the US have already caused unprecedented disruptions to oil markets, but so far they've been short-lived. However, near-term outlook of the rupee depends upon the outcome of the trade talks between the USA and China.

by | January 04, 2020 | 06:43

It is meant to uphold the ruling in Dynamex Operations West Inc. v Superior Court of Los Angeles , a landmark 2018 decision by the California Supreme Court about how employees and independent contractors should be classified, and ensure that gig economy workers are entitled to benefits like minimum wage, health insurance and workers' compensation.

by | January 04, 2020 | 06:40

A USA soldier was killed there and four others were abducted and driven miles away. The Quds Force, an elite unit of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), reported directly to the ayatollah and Soleimani was hailed as a heroic national figure.

by | January 04, 2020 | 06:22

Can the manufacturing industry turn things around in 2020 as the U.S. and China gradually wind down their 18-month trade dispute? The U.S. manufacturing sector contracted to its lowest level since the financial crisis, spurring concerns about the health of the overall economy.

by | January 04, 2020 | 00:45

The US had called the strikes in response to a rocket attack days earlier that had killed an American contractor working in Iraq. But on the southern border of Iran lies the Strait of Hormuz, the world's most important oil chokepoint, according to the U.S.

by | January 03, 2020 | 21:53

At the summer holiday peak, authorities have advised tens of thousands of holidaymakers and residents to leave national parks and tourist areas on the south coast of New South Wales, where a week-long state of emergency has been called. Choules Commander Scott Houlihan said 963 people had signed up for evacuation by sea and more had been airlifted to safety. Meanwhile Thursday, footage of Prime Minister Scott Morrison's abysmal reception in the NSW town of Cobargo went viral after ...

by | January 03, 2020 | 20:08

The negative correlation between the dollar and bullion is what really propelled gold from $1,480 to $1,520, he said, but further upside in the USA currency could put pressure on gold . The value of the February contract traded so far is Rs 4,910.87 crore and April contract saw the value of Rs 500.45 crore. Gold advanced toward a six-year high after a USA airstrike killed one of Iran's most powerful generals, ratcheting up tensions in the Middle East and driving demand for havens.

by | January 03, 2020 | 17:42

This agreement will be shortly complemented by a second deal allowing Tencent Music Entertainment to buy a minority stake in the subsidiary housing UMG operations in Greater China, said Vivendi. Vivendi, controlled by French billionaire Vincent Bollore, is seeking to cash in on the music industry's revival, driven by a growing subscription and ad-based music streaming services.

by | January 03, 2020 | 16:54

Reuters reports that Tesla set a date for an event at the Gigafactory 3 - January 7. Tesla has posted mostly losses during its first decade as a publicly held company, and it lost $1.1 billion during the first half of previous year.

by | January 03, 2020 | 16:42

The comments come as China's economy appears to be reaching the end of a cyclical bottom with improving global demand and the prospect of a phase one trade deal with the United States buoying sentiment. Beijing has taken a number of measures to open the market and reduce tariffs, created to help revive economic growth, which in the last quarter slowed to a minimum of three decades - 6%.

by | January 03, 2020 | 08:25

Turkey's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for the manufacturing sector remained unchanged at 49.5 in December compared to the previous month, a joint business survey revealed on Thursday. New orders also lead to expanded production. Manufacturing output was held back by producers looking to reduce their stocks of finished goods, which had been built up ahead of the UK's scheduled exit from the European Union on 31 October.

by | January 02, 2020 | 20:27

There were plenty of winners on Wall Street in the 2010s, but some were certainly bigger than others. Still, as the market prepares to close out a strong year of gains this week, uncertainty remains over the final details of a "Phase 1" trade deal between Washington and Beijing, which USA officials say will be signed in early January.

by | January 02, 2020 | 19:40

Stocks are expected to continue to build and drive gas prices cheaper in the new year. Gas prices in South Dakota are averaging around $2.48 per gallon, according to AAA Spokesperson Marilyn Buskohl. GasBuddy's head of petroleum analysis, Patrick DeHaan, commented, "Prices jumped thanks to a notable, yet anticipated drop in oil inventories, sending oil to multi-month highs above $61 and gasoline prices following".