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by | February 20, 2020 | 01:49

Employees rate their company culture on more than 60 elements of their experience on the job, including respect, fairness of workplace decisions, camaraderie among the team and the extent to which employees trust their leaders. Over 650,000 employees took the surveys. "We're able to attract the best talent by offering a truly collaborative, diverse workplace where people can successfully grow their careers in a supportive environment that includes fulfilling work, a deeply-rooted culture of ...

by | February 18, 2020 | 01:15

Responding to press speculation, the board of Jupiter Fund Management has announced the proposed acquisition of Merian Global Investors. Jupiter's management said the deal 'reinforces Jupiter's core United Kingdom franchise and extends capabilities into attractive product gaps'.

by | February 17, 2020 | 01:21

Shares fell 3% in pre-market trading to about $780, above Thursday's offering price. Tesla announcement Thursday that it would put an additional $2 billion worth of stock on the market. The stock offering conflicts with statements Musk and CFO Zach Kirkhorn made last month during Tesla's fourth-quarter earnings call. "Musk also said Tesla had no acquisition targets so it is possible that has abruptly changed, but we think he wants to capitalize on the stock's recent upward explosion ...

by | February 17, 2020 | 00:49

Juul did not respond to Adweek's request for further comments. "Somewhere along the path towards our existing civilization of post-post-post-ad-infinitum irony, e-cigarette giant Juul has managed to mutate to a semi-sentient meme representing the worst in idle" millennial" advertising, peddling still-unknown health dangers below the nebulous guise of fashionable, trendy options for your own parents' tobacco goods.

by | February 12, 2020 | 00:58

The new virus is believed to have appeared past year at a market in Hubei's capital, Wuhan , the city in the center of the outbreak, where wild animals are sold. When asked about a proposed World Health Organization global mission in China , he said a list of names had been submitted to the Chinese authorities and the team leader would travel there on Monday or Tuesday.

by | February 06, 2020 | 01:43

European aviation agency EASA has also issued a set of precautions for airlines operating to and from China. With this announcement, all flights by Indian carriers to China will be suspended after Friday. Asked in an interview aired Sunday on Fox how concerned he was over the outbreak, President Donald Trump said that "we pretty much shut it down coming in from China".

by | February 05, 2020 | 00:46

Boris Johnson nudged the United Kingdom towards a hard Brexit on Monday (3 February), insisting that the UK would not commit to maintaining European Union standards on state aid and labour standards in order to strike a new trade deal with Brussels.

by | January 31, 2020 | 00:43

The number of cases has jumped to 7,711, surpassing the 5,327 people diagnosed with Sars. USA officials are continuing to work on plans to evacuate the remaining U.S. More than 6,000 tourists were under lockdown aboard the Costa Smeralda cruise ship after two Chinese passengers were isolated over fears they could be carrying the coronavirus .

by | January 31, 2020 | 01:08

Boeing stock rebounded slightly on the quarterly report after suffering its deepest decline since the MAX grounding last March earlier this month. Boeing Co. In October, Boeing also said it will reduce 787 production per month from 14 to 12 in late 2020. Documents released recently by Boeing regarding design and certification of 737 Max airplanes revealed that the employees mocked regulators and admitted flaws with the plane.

by | January 31, 2020 | 01:29

Many companies track what people do online and share that information with Facebook, to target adverts at them. It is a well-known fact that users' data gets sold to support free, ad-supported web, the Off-Facebook activity tool will help them in restricting the use of their data.

by | January 25, 2020 | 02:14

Democratic congressman Adam Schiff , the head of seven impeachment managers - who are effectively prosecutors - then opened oral arguments to a packed Senate chamber on Wednesday. Donald Trump's threat to assert executive privilege in his impeachment defense to try to curb testimony by his former national security adviser John Bolton is an attempt to silence a key witness and could undermine constitutional principles, ex-justice department officials and legal scholars warn.

by | January 22, 2020 | 00:46

The virus has already sickened hundreds and killed six people in Asia. The outbreak started late last month in the city of Wuhan in central China , apparently at a food market. People traveling from Wuhan will have their temperature checked and be asked about symptoms . Tour agencies have been banned from being people out of Wuhan, according to CNN , and coronavirus screening areas in public spaces are expected to increase.

by | January 21, 2020 | 01:37

By these radical-left lunatics, I get impeached. The President addressed the one hundred first convention of the American Farm Bureau in Austin Sunday night, and as you might expect, he didn't confine his remarks to agriculture. Retweet @POTUS' PROMISES MADE, PROMISES KEPT on TRADE! President Trump and all of the individuals who worked on this are to be complimented. It's a group whose support Trump is relying on in his reelection bid, after recently dispensing billions of dollars in ...

by | January 21, 2020 | 01:48

He praised the two countries' efforts to establish a cease-fire in Libya, saying Russian Federation and Turkey took good steps, and called on the warring sides to abide by the truce. Just hours before the meeting began, Sarraj raised doubts about Haftar's agenda, saying that "long experience makes us doubt the intentions, seriousness, and commitment of the other side, whom everyone know seeks powers at any price".

by | January 17, 2020 | 01:45

It's certainly appropriate to point out that both sides would want to call witnesses that they wanted to hear from. Todd Young of IN and Susan Collins of ME said Tuesday they will support it. Republicans could seek to call witnesses of their own as well. It was an extraordinary suggestion, but one being proposed by Trump allies with support from some GOP senators, including McConnell.

by | January 16, 2020 | 00:45

United Airlines rose 1.1% and American Airlines gained 0.5%. Technology companies also climbed. With the trade issue entering a new stage, Wall Street is focusing on the rollout of corporate earnings reports over the next few weeks. Oanda's Craig Erlam said: "Details of the trade deal are starting to emerge but there's still a lot we don't know". Several large banks were among the companies that started the last earnings season on Wall Street on Tuesday.

by | January 16, 2020 | 01:45

President Donald Trump signs a trade agreement with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, in the East Room of the White House , Jan. 15, 2020, in Washington. Former US Vice President Joe Biden , who is a leading Democratic presidential candidate, alleged that China is the big victor of Trump's "phase-one" trade deal with Beijing.

by | January 15, 2020 | 00:33

Ford Motor Co.'s China sales fell for the third year in a row in 2019, dropping to less than half of what it sold at its zenith in 2016, and the company said the situation for the broader market is likely to get worse in 2020. It has also said it would localize management teams by hiring more Chinese staff and aimed to improve relationships with joint-venture partners. Sales that year fell for the first time in 28 years.

by | January 15, 2020 | 01:50

The acquisition of Plaid, which provides the intermediary technology between banks and payment services like Transferwise, Acorns, and PayPal Holdings Inc.'s (NASDAQ: PYPL ) Venmo, represents both Visa's "entry into new businesses" and "complementary enhancements to existing businesses", the company said in a statement.

by | January 14, 2020 | 01:10

A third Corvette was present but not involved in the infraction, police said. The cars were stopped at around 11:20 p.m. on Lovers Lane and Olde Towne Boulevard. "We have no further comment at this time", General Motors said in a statement. Automobile claims one driver is a CAE engineer specializing in induction and exhaust setups, and the other an electrical engineer.

by | January 13, 2020 | 01:10

That put the focus back on the economy and corporate earnings. Stocks retreated from record highs to close Friday's session pretty much at the lows of the day. SPDR Dow Jones Global Real Estate ETF (the Fund), formerly SPDR DJ Wilshire Global Real Estate ETF, seeks to replicate as closely as possible the price and yield performance of the Dow Jones Global Select Real Estate Securities Index (the Index), an index based upon the global real estate market.

by | January 12, 2020 | 01:19

In her first year as President of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen was chairman of a policy panel divided over how long the central bank could afford to keep its reference rate at a record level and how to prepare the financial markets for the start of interest rate increases.

by | January 11, 2020 | 02:00

He also claims that in 2020, Bitcoin price is likely to incline towards its 2019 record-high amount of fourteen thousand USA dollars ($14,000) and wouldn't trade below the trough set at three thousand three hundred USA dollars ($3300). However, geopolitical tensions do have a positive price impact as was evidenced with the US/China trade war. The concerns surrounding the geopolitical issues, such as the U.S-Iran tensions, amongst others, could potentially lead to more institutional and ...

by | January 11, 2020 | 01:23

Both Pompeo and Trump had said United States embassies were threatened. Soleimani was one of the most powerful figures in the Iranian regime. Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi has told the USA secretary of state to send a delegation to Iraq tasked with formulating the mechanism for the withdrawal of U.S troops from Iraq, according to a statement released Friday.

by | January 11, 2020 | 01:52

The S&P 500 also posted an intraday all-time high after President Donald Trump said Iran appeared to be "standing down" after firing a barrage of missiles at military bases housing USA troops in Iraq. The S&P 500 posted 61 new 52-week highs and 1 new low; the Nasdaq Composite recorded 106 new highs and 27 new lows. Technology stocks rose 0.9%, the most among the major S&P sectors.

by | January 09, 2020 | 01:44

According to sources close to the case, she is named as president of a company used to buy a luxury yacht that prosecutors suspect was purchased partly with funds diverted from Nissan . Ghosn declined to name Japanese government officials he said were involved in the plot because he said he didn't want to embarrass the Lebanese government, but added he did not think the top level of the Japanese government was involved.

by | January 08, 2020 | 01:02

He has denied reports that his family members were involved in helping him flee from Tokyo last week. Mori also announced the country was strengthening border checks in response to Ghosn's escape . Nissan's statement was the first word from the company since Ghosn's flight last week. Ghosn is accused in Japan of financial misconduct, including underreporting his compensation from Nissan and misappropriation of the company's assets for personal gain.

by | January 07, 2020 | 00:44

Soleimani was a national hero in Iran - even to many who do not consider themselves supporters of Iran's clerical rulers. "We know how to kill people", she said during an appearance on "The Daily" podcast. Iran's economy has been in freefall as the currency has plunged. "Iran is capable, at a minimum, of carrying out attacks with temporary disruptive effects against critical infrastructure in the U.S.".

by | January 07, 2020 | 01:34

The majority of EV purchases in China - around 70% according to Sanford C. Bernstein - have so far been targeted at government and "policy-oriented" customers, including taxis, mobility services and other government-related fleet operators.

by | January 06, 2020 | 00:47

Chief Executive of China's HKSAR Carrie Lam extended a warm welcome to Luo on his assumption of the new post in a statement. The Hong Kong Retail Management Association (HKMA) estimates about 7,000 businesses, or more than one in 10 retailers, will be forced to close in the next six months.

by | January 05, 2020 | 00:35

A convoy including Iran-backed Popular Mobilization Forces was hit by an airstrike early Saturday in north Baghdad , killing and wounding several, according to the PMF. "Certainly, there's some high tensions after what's happened, but it looks like those people going out in Tahrir Square to demonstrate in favor of the United States and to celebrate a bit of a new lease on freedom is a very positive sign for Iraq ", O'Brien told Al-Monitor.

by | January 04, 2020 | 01:03

Employers in certain industries have been allowed to pay tipped workers less than minimum wage if they earn enough in tips to make up the difference. A three year assessment of wage theft cases investigated by the Department of Labor published in 2018 show that almost two-thirds of all minimum wage-related cases were in the industries covering miscellaneous industry workers , and in 80 percent of cases, underpayments were found .

by | January 04, 2020 | 01:28

December marked the fifth consecutive month that manufacturing activity has contracted. Other ISM indexes were disappointing, too. The production index plunged almost six percentage points, and new orders dropped again - both falling to their lowest points since April 2009, the survey showed.

by | January 03, 2020 | 00:51

Route and schedule information is available at www.rtd-denver.com . The ride-hailing service Lyft and the Orange County Transportation Authority will provide discounted or free rides on New Year's Eve to cut down on impaired driving during the holiday celebrations.

by | January 03, 2020 | 02:15

He said: 'Welcome to another decade of misery for rail passengers. The rail fare increases that come into force today have been branded as "scandalous" and "unjustified" by a transport campaign group. Fewer than two-thirds of United Kingdom trains were on time last year, though private rail franchise operators have paid out billions of pounds in dividends in the last 10 years.