China Built a 250-Acre Solar Farm Shaped like a Giant Panda

Researchers used two types of solar panels to build this giant panda - the white, composed of thin photovoltaic cells, and the black ones of monocrystalline solar cells. Aside from providing clean energy, the Panda Power Plant will also house a youth... More..

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US Fed members divided on near-term inflation risk: Minutes

GBP/USD is supported in the range of 1.2875 levels and now trading at 1.2930 levels. There was also a split regarding the pace of future rate increases , with some Committee members voicing concern about th...More..

Jobs report weighs on U.S. stocks
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

Jobs report weighs on U.S. stocks

The euro, meanwhile, rose 0.3 percent to $1.1392, from $1.1379 before the ADP report . Econoday's consensus estimate for June was a gain of 180,000 jobs. The ADP report is based on private payroll data in addi...More..

Microsoft to cut up to 3000 jobs in major reorganization
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

Microsoft to cut up to 3000 jobs in major reorganization

Microsoft had more than 121,000 employees worldwide at the end of March, according to its website. The layoffs come as the USA software colossus refocuses its sales force on making Microsoft a pivotal part...More..

GST should have been capped at 18%: Chidambaram
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

GST should have been capped at 18%: Chidambaram

A single tax would allow for the seamless and faster flow of goods from one state to another. Addressing the press in the past month, Chidambaram had said, "The legislation which they (government) is attempting...More..

Mitsubishi UFJ Cuts Rating On Monogram Residential Trust, Inc (MORE) To
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

Mitsubishi UFJ Cuts Rating On Monogram Residential Trust, Inc (MORE) To "Neutral"

A number of other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. SG Americas Securities LLC raised its position in shares of Monogram Residential Trust by 34.8% in the first quarter. Th...More..

GE, Canon, Merck Face EU Antitrust Investigation in Previously Cleared Deals
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

GE, Canon, Merck Face EU Antitrust Investigation in Previously Cleared Deals

Another complaint was lodged against Canon Inc., which didn't seek European Union approval before implementing a takeover of unit of Toshiba in 2016. "We can only do our job well if we can rely on cooperation...More..

United States lifts laptop ban for flights from Dubai, Istanbul
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

United States lifts laptop ban for flights from Dubai, Istanbul

The airport no longer appears on a list of restricted airports and Etihad Airways (EY, Abu Dhabi Int'l ) is widely reporting the news on social media. "Those [airports] who choose not to cooperate or are slo...More..

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Shares Sold by Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Shares Sold by Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc

Greenwich Wealth Management LLC now owns 55,437 shares of the computer hardware maker's stock worth $6,039,000 after buying an additional 357 shares during the period. Recently shares have been suggested as BUY...More..

Gov. Ricketts Comments on EPA RFS Volumes Proposal
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

Gov. Ricketts Comments on EPA RFS Volumes Proposal

Growth Energy said the proposed RVOs signal the administration is holding to its promise to support the RFS but added that more certainty is needed. Biodiesel is the first advanced biofuel to reach commerci...More..

TD Asset Management Acquires $1.13 Million in Yum China Holdings (NASDAQ:YUMC)
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

TD Asset Management Acquires $1.13 Million in Yum China Holdings (NASDAQ:YUMC)

Comerica Bank acquired a new stake in Yum China Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $687,000. Diluted EPS for trailing twelve months is 1.36 and Quarterly Earnings Growth year over ye...More..

MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd Takes Position in Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:LVNTA)
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd Takes Position in Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:LVNTA)

Finally, Numeric Investors LLC acquired a new position in Liberty Interactive Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at $1,169,000. HSNi shareholders will receive 1.65 shares of Series A QVC Group com...More..

U.S. trade gap narrows in May on record exports
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

U.S. trade gap narrows in May on record exports

Paul Ferley, assistant chief economist at Royal Bank of Canada , said the strength in imports implied a strong domestic economy, and the gain in exports suggested robust demand for Canadian products. Those are...More..

One dead as strong quake hits central Philippine island
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

One dead as strong quake hits central Philippine island

The quake's epicenter was located near the city of Tacloban, which was hit hard during Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. The official said she did not know how many more people were inside the building. A receptionist ...More..

BMO Capital Downgrades Rating On Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

BMO Capital Downgrades Rating On Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)

Quadrant Capital Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of Barrick Gold Corporation by 275.8% in the first quarter. FMR LLC now owns 18,633,462 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $353,936,000 ...More..

United Airlines: Mother of Two-Year-Old Forced From Seat Feared Violence
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

United Airlines: Mother of Two-Year-Old Forced From Seat Feared Violence

The photo on the left shows Yamauchi's son sitting in his paid seat shortly before boarding. A mother is speaking out after United Airlines forced her son to sit on her lap on a flight into Boston , despit...More..

Honor 8 Pro launching in India today
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

Honor 8 Pro launching in India today

As per the specifications are concerned, the device will feature a 5.7-inch QHD LTPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels and a pixel density of 515ppi. The front facing/selfie ...More..

Qatar Airways says flights now exempt from U.S. laptop ban
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

Qatar Airways says flights now exempt from U.S. laptop ban

Saudi Arabia was reportedly also looking to have the USA ban lifted and is in the process of improving security measures. Qatar Airways' CEO, Akbar Al Baker, said last month the company is scheduling more f...More..

Which Analysts Are Watching Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:CCE)?
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

Which Analysts Are Watching Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:CCE)?

Analysts await The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) to report earnings on July, 26. Bernstein maintained the shares of KO in report on Tuesday, April 11 with "Buy" rating. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Management Il owns 0....More..

Three-quarters of people might never pay back their student loans
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

Three-quarters of people might never pay back their student loans

The 2012 reforms to higher education raised the upper threshold for fees to £9,000 per year, and replaced maintenance grants with loans. The report, titled Higher education funding in England: past, present ...More..

Meira Kumar writes to members of electoral college, seeks support
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

Meira Kumar writes to members of electoral college, seeks support

However, Roy had a different take on this. "We attended the meeting not because we have made a decision to support her but we were invited and it is not right to reject the invitation", Roy said. Giving detai...More..

by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

Cenovus Energy Inc (CVE): Financial Health Analysis

Wells Fargo & Company MN's holdings in Cenovus Energy were worth $921,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. The company had a trading volume of 1,135,522 shares. Cenovus Energy's dividend payout ratio (DPR...More..

True Religion Brand Jeans Has Filed For Bankruptcy
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

True Religion Brand Jeans Has Filed For Bankruptcy

Chapter 11 welcomed another struggling retailer into its arms this week. True Religion posted a net operating loss of $78.5 million for the year ended January 28 as a result of the shift to online shopping ...More..

22nd Asian Athletics C'ships to be inaugurated at Kalinga Stadium today
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

22nd Asian Athletics C'ships to be inaugurated at Kalinga Stadium today

Pakistan's participation was earlier in doubt but a six-member team made it to the championships after getting visas just in time. The stage is set for the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship (AAC) 2017, to b...More..

DOJ Sues Hobby Lobby For Smuggling Ancient Iraqi Artifacts
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

DOJ Sues Hobby Lobby For Smuggling Ancient Iraqi Artifacts

Around 2009, Hobby Lobby allegedly began collecting "historically significant manuscripts, antiquities and other cultural materials". A dealer from UAE then shipped the artifacts to three corporate addresses ...More..

Google posts July 2017 Android security updates for Nexus and Pixel devices
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

Google posts July 2017 Android security updates for Nexus and Pixel devices

A similar stock-out wrecked both the Nexus and Pixel arrivals in the past and it looks like bad history is on the verge of repeating this year unless Google fixes the situation, ideally in advance. Also, ...More..

Joti will be the next Chief Election Commissioner
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

Joti will be the next Chief Election Commissioner

A K Joti , a 1975-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer retired as the Gujarat Chief secretary in January, 2013. - He was Principal Secretary Finance Department for more than three Years and has ...More..

RBI starts printing Rs 200 notes to ease money transactions
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

RBI starts printing Rs 200 notes to ease money transactions

The central government believes that the issue of Rs 200 note will be a link between the currency that is now in use. Reserve Bank of India ( RBI ) is likely to circulate new denomination notes, Rs 200 notes ...More..

IAF chopper engaged in flood operation goes missing
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

IAF chopper engaged in flood operation goes missing

The Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) of the IAF engaged in flood rescue mission in the state went missing yesterday at 3.50 PM after it took off from Pilputu helipad near Sagalee. Rijiju further tweeted, " Aruna...More..

Stocks open mixed ahead of FOMC minutes
by | Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Stocks open mixed ahead of FOMC minutes

The minutes also showed central bankers divided over precisely when to begin reducing the Fed's massive balance sheet , a task that they have indicated they will begin before the end of the year. In their fore...More..

Two day dialogue on India-ASEAN ties from today
by | Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Two day dialogue on India-ASEAN ties from today

Stating that economic progress and well-being of India and the Asean nations were interlinked, Sushma Swaraj aid that after the two sides upgraded the relationship to a strategic partnership, New Delhi pu...More..

Iran Congratulates Iraq's Victory Over ISIL in Mosul
by | Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Iran Congratulates Iraq's Victory Over ISIL in Mosul

The dense neighborhood pictured is Islamic States' last stand in Iraq's second-largest city. The Iraqi forces took control of eastern Mosul in January after 100 days of fighting, and launched the battle...More..

'Creed' Sequel Could See Michael B. Jordan Facing Off Against Dolph Lundgren
by | Wednesday, July 05, 2017

'Creed' Sequel Could See Michael B. Jordan Facing Off Against Dolph Lundgren

The box office busting " Rocky IV ", though not the most critically applauded of the series, found Stallone's slugger pitted against an nearly superhuman Lundgren. In case you haven't seen Rocky IV , the sto...More..

GST is black law; will attend launch for Pranab Mukherjee: Samajwadi Party
by | Wednesday, July 05, 2017

GST is black law; will attend launch for Pranab Mukherjee: Samajwadi Party

JD (S) leader Danish Ali had on Thursday said the Congress should have called a meeting of all 17 opposition parties to decide on a common approach. While several Opposition parties have reportedly chose to...More..

Pound Falls Vs Most Majors Ahead Of UK Services PMI
by | Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Pound Falls Vs Most Majors Ahead Of UK Services PMI

China's official nonmanufacturing PMI, which includes the construction sector, rose to 54.9 in June from 54.5 in May, the National Bureau of Statistics said. Consequently, the latest rise in average prices char...More..