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  • USA inflation in line with expectations in February

    USA inflation in line with expectations in February

    Economy

    The CPI was up 2.2% in the 12 months through February, compared with 2.1% in January, while the core index increased 1.8% from a year earlier for a third month. Both figures are in line with market expectations. USA consumer inflation rose more slowly in February, cooling from January's sudden jump, with steady gains in clothing prices and rent, the government reported Tuesday.
  • Oil falls as rising U.S. output outweighs strong China data

    Oil falls as rising U.S. output outweighs strong China data

    Economy

    On Monday, the EIA said production from major USA shale formations should rise by 131,000 barrels per day in April vs. the previous month to an all-time high of 6.95 million bpd. US bank Goldman Sachs said in a note that there was a "potentially large increase in (U.S.) drilling activity in coming weeks". The U.S. Energy Information Administration report on oil inventories is due to be released on Wednesday at 10:30a.m.
  • Dropbox has to lower its IPO sights

    Dropbox has to lower its IPO sights

    Economy

    After the roadshow is complete, they will finalize the IPO price for the company's shares, using investor feedback on the price. Recently, Dropbox was given a $ 10 billion valuation by privates investors in a private funding round. "The IPO is a slap in the face to investors of the 2014 round" of Dropbox , he added. Dropbox's IPO is expected to be the largest technology offering since Snap went public past year.
  • Nepal crash survivor lucky to be alive

    Nepal crash survivor lucky to be alive

    Economy

    Officials said there were 71 people on board the US-Bangla Airlines plane coming from Dhaka. Rescue workers rushed to the scene of a US-Bangla Airlines jetliner that crashed at an airport in Kathmandu , Nepal, on Monday. "I was seated near a window and was able to break out". Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa and Defence Minister Ishwar Pokharel have reached the airport to take stock of the accident.
  • CIA Chief Vows Response to Russia's Newest Weapons Unveiled by Putin

    CIA Chief Vows Response to Russia's Newest Weapons Unveiled by Putin

    Economy

    The Minister of defence of the USA James Mattis said that the statements of Russian President Vladimir Putin about the new weapons was "disappointing but not surprising". "Maybe they are not even Russians, but Ukrainians, Tatars or Jews, but with Russian citizenship, which should also be checked", he said. "I was told: A plane en route from Ukraine to Istanbul was seized, captors demand landing in Sochi", Putin said in the film, Reuters reported.
  • Alexa, stop laughing. Amazon says her creepy, random laughter has been fixed

    Alexa, stop laughing. Amazon says her creepy, random laughter has been fixed

    Economy

    Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) confirmed that Alexa laughing is a mistake that the company is working on fixing. Many users had reported they were using similar phrases to laugh or laughing before the chilling laugh came out. The company suggested in an email that the laughs had occurred "in rare circumstances" because the speaker was picking up a "false positive" for the command " Alexa , laugh".
  • Technical glitch hits Sydney airport, delaying flights

    Technical glitch hits Sydney airport, delaying flights

    Economy

    Passengers are seen waiting in line due to hardware and technical issues at the Domestic Airport in Sydney, March 9, 2018. 'Arrivals into Sydney are running as usual, and departures are expected to be operating as normal from midday onwards, ' he said.
  • Short Interest in Martin Midstream Partners LP (MMLP) Grows By 41.4%

    Economy

    Argyll Research Llc who had been investing in Eqt Midstream Partners Lp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.06B market cap company. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Macquarie Research on Wednesday, December 2. On Monday, January 4 the stock rating was upgraded by Raymond James to "Strong Buy".
  • Amazon is offering discounted Prime to Medicaid recipients

    Amazon is offering discounted Prime to Medicaid recipients

    Economy

    Besides unlimited, fast free shipping, a Prime membership gives you unlimited access to Prime Video , Prime Music , and Prime Reading , unlimited photo storage via Prime Photos, discounts on games , early access to Amazon's Lightning Deals, and special discounts at Whole Foods .
  • Italy's League, 5-Star vie for power to govern

    Italy's League, 5-Star vie for power to govern

    Economy

    A separate coalition comprising the far-right League and center-right Forza Italia is set to win most seats in the lower house of parliament, with a combined 37 percent of the vote. The projected votes represent a poor showing for the outgoing center-left Democratic Party government. The League are no better, perhaps even worse because they are a more known far-right party, who call for deportation of many non-Italians and have even been known to praise Benito Mussolini's; ...
  • Jeff Bezos moves to top spot on Forbes' annual billionaires list

    Jeff Bezos moves to top spot on Forbes' annual billionaires list

    Economy

    Gates is worth an estimated $90 billion, up from $86 billion previous year, according to Forbes . Collectively, the world's 2,208 billionaires hold 9.1tn dollars more than three times the gross domestic product (GDP) of the UK. Sixty-seven percent of the 2018 list are self-made billionaires, and a record 255 women are included in this year's rankings. There are now a record 2,208 billionaires in the world, Forbes counted, and their combined worth is $9.1 trillion, up 18 percent from a ...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Battle between Chandrababu Naidu and PM Narendra Modi intensifies

    Andhra Pradesh: Battle between Chandrababu Naidu and PM Narendra Modi intensifies

    Economy

    Except six out of the total 102 legislators of the ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh, all others favoured severing ties with the BJP-led NDA for meting out "injustice" to Andhra Pradesh. With the obvious rift between central and state governments, the opposition parties in the state including YSR Congress party, Congress and CPI (M), have been organizing agitations, rallies and so on across the state demanding special category status.
  • Dinner On The Go: Walmart Expands Meal Kit To More Stores

    Dinner On The Go: Walmart Expands Meal Kit To More Stores

    Economy

    Walmart's first exposure was in offering meal kits from third-party companies - California-based Takeout Kit and Chicago-based Home Chef - on its website beginning late past year. "We're here to help", said Tyler Lehr, senior vice president and general merchandise manager, Deli Services, Walmart U.S. Meal-kit sales have grown to about $5 billion a year, according to a report from market research firm Packaged Facts, and the industry has been led by startups like Blue Apron and HelloFresh.
  • SpaceX's Falcon 9 Just Completed Another Successful Launch

    SpaceX's Falcon 9 Just Completed Another Successful Launch

    Economy

    SpaceX originally planned to launch the satellite on February 25, but was forced to postpone takeoff to perform additional tests. Less than two weeks after launching out of California , SpaceX is ready to fly its next Falcon 9 rocket , this time from Florida.