Business

Oregon Rep. Greg Walden Questions Former Equifax CEO

Oregon Rep. Greg Walden Questions Former Equifax CEO

This week, former Equifax CEO Richard Smith , who retired in the wake of the breach , is being grilled by lawmakers over the major infiltration and its impact on American consumers. "A gold mine for hackers should be a digital Fort Knox when it comes to security", Brown said. "Credit reporting agencies need embedded regulators to protect consumers sensitive information". Read More

Continue Reading »

Oil Prices Relatively Steady, Despite Surprise Crude Draw (USO)

Oil Prices Relatively Steady, Despite Surprise Crude Draw (USO)

So at this time, you have to know what kind of player you are in this market . But scratch beneath the bullish views and a different picture emerged. U.S. crude supplies have been rising as imports and production recover in the aftermath of Harvey, while refineries have been slower to restart. North Sea oil producers seized on surging crude prices this week to hedge output, joining their United States shale oil peers in locking in a floor for future revenue. Read More

Continue Reading »

Boeing warned Bombardier dispute 'could jeopardise' future United Kingdom contracts

Boeing warned Bombardier dispute 'could jeopardise' future United Kingdom contracts

I think this is no way to operate in such a long-term partnership. The Premier of Canada's Quebec province Philippe Couillard has blasted Boeing , accusing the company of unfairly trying to destroy Bombardier. "The only way Boeing could help the CSeries in some markets is by doing this", he said. However, London's options in fighting Bombardier's corner may be limited because of the importance of Boeing to its defence industry. Read More

Continue Reading »

World Oil Prices Jump Following OPEC Meeting

London Brent crude for November delivery LCOc1 gained 1% to touch $59.03 a barrel, while the U.S. crude for November delivery CLc1 slipped 10 cents and traded at $52.12 per barrel, reported Reuters . "Fear in the market has been that OPEC production will rise dramatically", said Morse. Futures rose as much as 1.4 percent in London to the highest since February 2. Read More

Continue Reading »

Fed announces $10 billion start to paring its bond holdings

Fed announces $10 billion start to paring its bond holdings

That helped send bank stocks higher. "Higher prices for gasoline and some other items in the aftermath of the hurricanes will likely boost inflation temporarily", the Fed warned in its statement. Japan´s Nikkei gained 0.2 percent as a rise in USA bond yields lifted financial shares , while the yen´s fall against the dollar after the Fed´s decision helped exporters. Read More

Continue Reading »

Equifax sends breach victims to a phishing site

Equifax sends breach victims to a phishing site

The credit monitoring agency says the "security incident" was on its corporate networks during tax season in March. (Reminder: those affected by the Equifax breach will get this service for free for a year). The costs of those vary by state. Security experts have voiced concerns over Equifax's separate response website saying it should have hosted the site under its own domain name - Equifax.com - to assure users that they are securely providing their data to the real website and not a ... Read More

Continue Reading »

IOS 11: 15 Hidden Features We Bet You Won't Know!

IOS 11: 15 Hidden Features We Bet You Won't Know!

You can finally edit control center. Especially the control center of the software has undergone an absolute makeover. Control Centre went through the most drastic transformation. When you are done, you can share the edited screenshot via mail, message and other apps. Let's hope that in future updates , Apple would make this process easier or indicate to users that their WiFi and Bluetooth is kept on for a good reason. Read More

Continue Reading »

Uncertainty ahead of US Fed meeting announcement

Uncertainty ahead of US Fed meeting announcement

Officials also projected one fewer rate hike than initially forecast between now and 2019. Here's what to watch. U.S. stocks and the dollar were steady on Wednesday with investors cautious ahead of a U.S. Babcock made the strongest gain of the index, up 5.7 percent after the defence contractor posted a trading update saying revenue continued to improve. Read More

Continue Reading »

Chargers take the field for first time in Carson

Chargers take the field for first time in Carson

If you read my NFL Divisional Previews, and you should have, you know I have Miami pegged as a 10-6 team and an AFC Wild Card with Cutler as its quarterback. Neither team committed a turnover. Watson struggled through his first ever start in the National Football League, however, he did produce the only moment that really mattered in the game as he ran for a 49 yard touchdown after breaking free from the Bengals defense. Read More

Continue Reading »

Census: Median household income rose previous year in Clark County

Census: Median household income rose previous year in Clark County

Those in urban centers saw their incomes climb to $61,521 on average past year, while those in rural areas saw no change and held at about $46,000. Each data set has its own strengths and weaknesses, but overall their contours are similar. It's also worth noting that the Census's median household income numbers differ from the per capita income figures published by other federal agencies, such as the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Read More

Continue Reading »

OPEC, EIA reports offer 2018 price, supply, demand insights

OPEC, EIA reports offer 2018 price, supply, demand insights

Output from some non-OPEC member oil producing countries, including, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Azerbaijan, Russia and in the North Sea, was also lower due to maintenance and outages - both scheduled and unexpected. In May, production increased by 366,000 barrels per day and in June, it increased by 393,000 barrels per day. A quarter of US refining capacity to be taken off-line due to the hurricane, sapping demand. Read More

Continue Reading »

Flight cancellations ahead of Hurricane Irma

Flight cancellations ahead of Hurricane Irma

Airport officials are encouraging passengers to check with their airline carrier concerning the status of flights , in addition to visiting the airport's web page at Tallahassee International Airport . Three more college football games involving FBS teams from the state of Florida were canceled on Thursday, one day after Miami University announced it would not make its scheduled trip to Jonesboro to play Arkansas State. Read More

Continue Reading »

Wall St higher as energy stocks gain, but North Korea weighs

In forex trading, the greenback weakened slightly to 108.75 yen from 108.79 yen in NY and 109.39 yen in Tokyo yesterday. Asian stocks were mostly lower on Monday and safe-haven assets such as sovereign bonds, gold and the Japanese yen gained ground after North Korea carried out its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Sunday, which it said was an advanced hydrogen bomb capable of being loaded onto an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) with "perfect success". Read More

Continue Reading »

Is Irma really one of the strongest hurricanes ever?

Is Irma really one of the strongest hurricanes ever?

Fourteen hospitals were using generators after losing power, and trees and light poles were strewn across roads. It was also on a track that would put it near the Turks and Caicos and southeastern Bahamas by Thursday evening. US President Donald Trump declared a state of emergency in Puerto Rico. He has ordered FEMA to begin relief efforts even while it is still helping southeastern Texas clean up from last month's Category 4 Hurricane Harvey . Read More

Continue Reading »

Energy Dept. Taps Into Oil Reserves as Gas Prices Rise Nationwide

Energy Dept. Taps Into Oil Reserves as Gas Prices Rise Nationwide

The $2.44 price average Thursday was the highest recorded price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline so far in 2017, according to AAA . Prices rose by 7 cents overnight between Thursday and Friday. The refinery interruptions have worsened as Harvey moved east on Wednesday, slamming into the Louisiana coast near the Texas border. The Beaumont/Port Arthur area in Texas, where several large refiners are located, has seen more rain in the last 24 hours in than any other part of the region ... Read More

Continue Reading »

Business Bulletin: What to consider when giving to hurricane relief

Business Bulletin: What to consider when giving to hurricane relief

Contact an established disaster relief organization, suggests the American Red Cross , to see what items are needed and to make sure the group is equipped to handle the donations. But those are just a few of the charitable groups raising money for relief - online organizations, crowdfunding efforts, and local fundraisers have made the business of giving complex, making it hard to determine which fund is best, or legitimate at all. Read More

Continue Reading »

Huge fight in Major League Baseball game between Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees

Huge fight in Major League Baseball game between Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees

The Yankees then brought in Aroldis Chapman to pitch but right after he finished warming up, Romine and Cabrera started jawing. Last month, these same teams had a game at Yankee Stadium in which four batters were hit. Castellanos did talk about the first benches-clearing incident, which led to a brawl in the sixth inning. "He wanted to throw a punch at me when I was pulling him off, but thank God someone grabbed him from behind, because he might have knocked me into the stands". Read More

Continue Reading »

Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill — CHART

Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill — CHART

But the immediate problem is getting rid of Obamacare's Medicaid expansion. "It's what people expected based on the news coverage we've seen over the past few weeks". NPR's Alison Kodjak begins our coverage . Trump has since called it " mean ", despite celebrating it at the Rose Garden with House Republicans. The Senate GOP says it wants to vote on the bill next week. Read More

Continue Reading »

Si Woo Kim making move up leaderboard

And Japan's Hideki Matsuyama (T-8) is ranked fourth in the world. Koepka, playing the back nine first, birdied four of his first seven holes. Uihlein made three consecutive birdies from holes No. In the final round at Oakmont previous year, his golf ball moved slightly as he positioned himself for a short putt on the fifth hole. Harman was at 12-under 204 and still only had a one-shot lead, with Rickie Fowler two shots behind. Read More

Continue Reading »

Fed raises key rate and unveils plan to reduce bond holdings

Fed raises key rate and unveils plan to reduce bond holdings

Investors were still expecting the Federal Open Markets Committee to increase USA overnight interest rates later on Wednesday at the conclusion of its June policy meeting. "The economy evolves in the manner that we expect", Yellen said. When the Fed announced it wanted to wind down its bond purchasing in 2013, raising the prospect of higher bond yields, stocks sank. Read More

Continue Reading »

'I can still be Prime Minister': Corbyn

Earlier Saturday, May's top aides, her joint chiefs of staff both resigned. The pound hit an eight-week low against the dollar and its lowest levels in seven months versus the euro before recovering slightly after May said she would form a government backed by her "friends" in the DUP . Read More

Continue Reading »