April 4 is 'Equal Pay Day for Women'

The bad news? The gap for Black and Latina women in NY is much worse (66 cents on the dollar for Black women and 56 cents for Latinas). From April next year all voluntary, private and public sector employers with a headcount of more than 250 will... More..

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Saudi Arabia Likely to Back Extending Oil Output Cuts

As a dollar-denominated commodity, a cheaper buck tends to make oil more affordable for Global buyers. Oil prices were more or less flat as investors waited out the day to find out whether industry data provi...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

British PM Won't Appear In TV Debate Before June Vote

However, it is likely to take a few days, assuming victory on June 8, for May to confirm her negotiating team; it is now led by Brexit Secretary David Davis, who unlike May is a long-time opponent of Britain's ...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

White House seeks to fend off criticism over Carl Vinson's whereabouts

The White House on Tuesday blamed the Defense Department for the embarrassing debacle, according to The New York Times , which first reported the story. AMERICA'S allies in Asia were silent yesterday ove...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

United Airlines picks a amusing time to attract more passengers

David Dao, a 69-year-old Kentucky physician, was bloodied and dragged off the plane by Chicago airport officers who had been summoned by United employees when Dao wouldn't give up his seat. "It was a system fai...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

What will Bill O'Reilly do now?

Is it because of his remarks about slaves being "well-fed?" In contrast to Fox News, Henry Holt, an imprint of Macmillan that has published O'Reilly's best-selling books, said it was standing by him. Fox Ne...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Trump signs directive on foreign tech hires

Likewise, investigations during the election found that numerous Trump's branded products were manufactured outside of the U.S. Trump signed his executive order in a room filled with hundreds of Snap-On's e...More..

International Monetary Fund revises up India growth forecast for FY17 to 6.8 per cent
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

International Monetary Fund revises up India growth forecast for FY17 to 6.8 per cent

Growth rates in most other countries in the Cooperation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf are similarly projected to dip in 2017. The IMF's forecast for 2017 was 6.6 per cent, compared to a 6.5 percent e...More..

FT: Mnuchin Warns of Tax Reform Delay Following Healthcare Setback
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

FT: Mnuchin Warns of Tax Reform Delay Following Healthcare Setback

In an interview with the Financial Times on Monday, US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin repeatedly rebuffed inquiries about a proposed border adjustment tax, while reiterating his opinion that a strong dolla...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Nintendo Switch is Nintendo's fastest-selling console

With the NPD Group's March results nigh, the Nintendo Switch has become the Japanese giant's fastest selling console in the USA, with 906,000 units sold in March. This is suggested to be because a portion...More..

United Airlines won't use police to remove passengers, says CEO
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

United Airlines won't use police to remove passengers, says CEO

Demetrio requested copies of all surveillance video of passengers boarding the plane, the cockpit voice recording, the passenger list, the employee and crew list, the incident reports, UA's passenger removal pr...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Bruins lose in OT again; Senators grab series lead

But Turris understands victories from here on in will be very hard to come by. Bobby Ryan scored on a tip-in on a power play 5:43 into overtime, and the Ottawa recovered after giving up a three-goal lead to b...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

United Airlines not to fire employees who dragged passenger

Munoz declined to comment on any other policy changes coming to United Airlines, according to The Tribune. And as Munoz has repeatedly done in recent days, he apologized to customers and said he took full r...More..

Here's Why Oil Prices Dipped to almost $50 Today
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Here's Why Oil Prices Dipped to almost $50 Today

Prices lost 53 cents to $52.65 on Monday, the lowest close since April 7. Industry data show crude oil inventory levels on the decline, suggesting some supply-side strains are fading, but USA metrics have bee...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

US working with allies on N.Korea: Pence

But a missile test-launched on Sunday exploded shortly after takeoff, and a widely anticipated sixth nuclear test never materialized. "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the ...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Canadian dairy farmers 'very unfair' to US counterparts

Walker said that the USA needs tax cuts nationally and believes that President Trump will be able to do that. "It is important that we work together to grow the middle class, and not lay blame where it does n...More..

EBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) Reviewed By Analysts
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

EBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) Reviewed By Analysts

The company said it expects revenue in the range of $2.28 billion to $2.32 billion for the fiscal second quarter. First quarter results declined year over year. The correct version of this news story can be acc...More..

Scope of e-commerce very wide in GST: ASSOCHAM
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Scope of e-commerce very wide in GST: ASSOCHAM

The government wants to scrap the concession to "level the playing field" for local bricks-and-mortar stores but it wants online giants such as Amazon and eBay to collect GST for the commonwealth using a vendor...More..

Qualcomm's earnings beat helps soothe concerns over its patent-licensing business
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Qualcomm's earnings beat helps soothe concerns over its patent-licensing business

The Street had been modeling $5.86 billion and $1.19 per share. It is not clear whether Apple's contract manufacturers will underpay royalties owed under their contracts with us in the third quarter of fiscal...More..

Oil prices fall on expected climb in US production
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Oil prices fall on expected climb in US production

Refinery crude runs rose by 241,000 barrels per day, EIA data showed, with a sharp increase in Gulf Coast refining activity. Citi analysts say the increase in United States shale production should be offset b...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Delta Airline to pay passengers $10,000

United has been pummeled on social media - #BoycottUnited is a popular hashtag - and late-night television. Munoz declined to address that or other possible changes until the airline finishes a review by April ...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Oil little changed amid rising U.S. output, OPEC production cuts

OPEC said Wednesday that its output continued to fall last month, as members hewed more closely to agreed-upon production targets. In reality, non-OPEC supply can quickly take OPEC's place, so the cartel is n...More..

Morgan Stanley Trades Its Way Past Goldman
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Morgan Stanley Trades Its Way Past Goldman

The stock was sold at an average price of $44.25, for a total transaction of $442,500.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Why I Hate Netflix's Original Series '13 Reasons Why'

If I wouldn't have gotten help, I would have turned out this way. My friend was right. Well-established research suggests that 90 percent of individuals who commit suicide experience mental illness, but " 1...More..

OPEC's Crude Oil Production Cuts May Push Petrol, Diesel Prices Up
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

OPEC's Crude Oil Production Cuts May Push Petrol, Diesel Prices Up

Oil prices headed lower Wednesday as US data revealed the first weekly climb in gasoline supplies in two months, offsetting support from a second straight weekly decline in crude stockpiles. But U.S. stockpiles...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

General election 2017: MPs back plans for 8 June poll

May wasted no time, going from the vote in Parliament to kick off her campaign with a speech in to supporters northwestern England. She said that waiting until 2020 would mean the "most sensitive" part of t...More..

Timeline of Aaron Hernandez's legal problems
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Timeline of Aaron Hernandez's legal problems

In a statement, the Department of Corrections said Hernandez was discovered hanged in his cell by corrections officers around 3:05 a.m. local time. Hernandez had reportedly "attempted to block his door with v...More..

Australia scraps 457 temporary work visa to 'put Australians first'
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Australia scraps 457 temporary work visa to 'put Australians first'

The new temporary work visa would require the workers to undergo criminal record check. Now, the list has been drastically trimmed down and foreign workers will have to meet stricter guidelines to be eligible...More..

PetSmart Acquiring Online Pet Retailer Chewy
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

PetSmart Acquiring Online Pet Retailer Chewy

The pet store giant has acquired competitor Chewy .com for $3.35 billion, according to Recode . The acquisition boosts PetSmart's online capabilities and creates a true powerhouse in the pet supplies. "...More..

Galvin Wants Massachusetts' Use Of Tax Collection Agencies Publicized
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Galvin Wants Massachusetts' Use Of Tax Collection Agencies Publicized

Phil Liberatore, CPA provides his insight into the IRS' new plan to hire private collections firms in severely delinquent cases . Last year, when the D.C. Private collectors will be able to identify themselve...More..

After fierce battle, Gorsuch confirmed to US Supreme Court
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

After fierce battle, Gorsuch confirmed to US Supreme Court

Three Democratic senators - Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Joe Donnelly of IN and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota - joined their Republican colleagues to vote "yes" on Gorsuch's nomination. "There is simply no pr...More..

'You gotta behave' - Donald Trump issues stern warning to North Korea
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

'You gotta behave' - Donald Trump issues stern warning to North Korea

Pence's Asia tour came amid increasing tensions and heated rhetoric on the Korean Peninsula. Tensions between Pyongyang and Washington have soared in recent weeks as a series of North Korean missile tests hav...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Trump to Sign Executive Order Reviewing Highly Skilled H-1B Visa Program

Trump now has only a 41 percent approval rating in the state. Trump carried Wisconsin in November by under 23,000 votes - less than 1 percentage point - making him the first Republican to win the state since ...More..

Ebay forecasts second-quarter profit below estimates
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Ebay forecasts second-quarter profit below estimates

Earnings per share (EPS) is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. CEO Devin Wenig called it a "strong start to the year", noting that the number of "active b...More..

American Express Company (AXP) Position Lowered by SOL Capital Management CO
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

American Express Company (AXP) Position Lowered by SOL Capital Management CO

The company is estimating to achieve earnings per share (EPS) growth of -16.60% in this year and the earnings per share (EPS) growth expected to be 10.08% in the next year. and worldwide trademark & copyright...More..