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Markets Kepler data reveals nearly 100 new exoplanets
Author: 0 Kepler data reveals nearly 100 new exoplanets

USA doctoral student Andrew Mayo at the National Space Institute at the Technical University of Denmark elaborated on the findings, stating, "We started out analyzing 275 candidates, of which 149 were validated as real exoplanets". But since the dips in light can have other causes too, all such candidates identified by Kepler need to be tested using other means to validate whether they are in fact exoplanets or something else.

Markets Health and fitness resolutions help January retail sales grow
Author: 0 Health and fitness resolutions help January retail sales grow

The Office for National Statistics said sales grew by 0.1% on the month in January compared with a 1.4% monthly decline in December. The latest slew of data also made for grim reading on a three-month basis, recording its lowest growth since April a year ago at 0.1% growth.

Markets Are mid-earners locked out of buying a house in Thurrock?
Author: 0 Are mid-earners locked out of buying a house in Thurrock?

The fall in homeownership is entirely explained by the fact that young adults' incomes are now much lower relative to house prices on average, the report concluded. By 2015/2016, just 27% of that group owned their own home. "Through schemes like Help to Buy, we're helping more people onto the housing ladder and past year saw the highest number of first-time buyers in the United Kingdom since 2006", Raab said.

Markets Canadian PM Justin Trudeau arrives in Delhi with family
Author: 0 Canadian PM Justin Trudeau arrives in Delhi with family

Officials said Trudeau's his visit to Gujarat will be first by a Canadian prime minister . "Mr. Trudeau is more ideological and wants to push progressive issues on women, indigenous people, the environment and labor laws, which are legitimate but trade agreements are not the best way to push these issues".

Markets Consumer and industrial products are dominant urban air pollution source
Author: 0 Consumer and industrial products are dominant urban air pollution source

The US government agency works on range of issues including weather forecasts, severe storm warnings, climate monitoring, fisheries management, and coastal restoration. As auto manufacturers have cleaned up the emissions coming from cars it became clear that the Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) were clearly coming from somewhere else.

Markets Kraft Heinz Co (KHC) Q4 Earnings Disappoint As Profit & Revenue Fall Short
Author: 0 Kraft Heinz Co (KHC) Q4 Earnings Disappoint As Profit & Revenue Fall Short

Kraft Heinz presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $91.35. The company, which was created in 2015 through a $100 billion deal devised by Warren Buffett and Brazil's 3G Capital, on Thursday hinted at plans that it could be open to more M&A as Mr Hees said in an investor presentation that changes in the industry would increase pressure for further consolidation and "we will continue to generate opportunities for us to expand our portfolio".

Markets Rs 11400 Cr PNB Fraud Stuns Banking Sector - Here's How It Happened!
Author: 0 Rs 11400 Cr PNB Fraud Stuns Banking Sector - Here's How It Happened!

Punjab National Bank has admitted that these fraudulent transactions have been going on since 2011, but it was detected by end of January, this year. The first one was filed during the third week of January 2018. However, there are more questions than answers. The letter from Nirav Modi says he would sell the company to raise funds and the valuation is pegged at Rs 6,000 crore.

Author: 0 Are Analysts Bullish Capita plc (LON:CPI) After Last Week?

The company has market cap of 2.97 billion GBP. This was released in an analyst note on Wednesday morning. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in 2017 Q3. About 86,598 shares traded. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Tuesday, August 15. It also upped Amn Healthcare Services (NYSE:AHS) stake by 11,653 shares and now owns 94,137 shares.

Markets Could German Public Transport Soon Become a Freebie?
Author: 0 Could German Public Transport Soon Become a Freebie?

Hoping to pilot the trial by the end of the year, the ministers continued: "Effectively fighting air pollution without any further unnecessary delays is of the highest priority for Germany ". Last year, Volkswagen , Daimler and BMW announced a €500 million ($593 million) plan to upgrade more than 5 million newer diesel cars in Germany and offer trade-in rebates on older models.

Markets Drake And NFL Star Antonio Brown Treat Maid To $10k Shopping Spree
Author: 0 Drake And NFL Star Antonio Brown Treat Maid To $10k Shopping Spree

People reports that Drake read about hotel housekeeper Odalie Paret in the Miami Herald . The 65-year-old woman, who works at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, was treated to a massage at the hotel's spa before going to a fancy dinner at the Miami steakhouse StripSteak by Michael Mina.

Markets Cisco Stock Jumps as Turnaround Efforts Spark Revenue Growth
Author: 0 Cisco Stock Jumps as Turnaround Efforts Spark Revenue Growth

It has underperformed by 24.97% the S&P500. The stock price surged with Upswing change of 0.29% when it was compared to 20-day moving average. Analysts had a consensus revenue estimate of $11.81 billion for the quarter. Burns J W & Comm Ny holds 11,530 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 13,528,059 shares of the network equipment provider's stock valued at $423,475,000 after acquiring an additional 4,577,831 shares during the period.

Markets FCC chair actions on eve of Sinclair-Tribune deal under scrutiny
Author: 0 FCC chair actions on eve of Sinclair-Tribune deal under scrutiny

The New York Times first reported on Pauline's confirmation of the probe. The case has also taken on a political dimension thanks to Sinclair's promotion of Republican issues including the controversial use of pre-recorded "must run " news segments that its subsidiaries are ordered to play on local TV stations and which often feature a strongly partisan tone.

Markets Saudi Arabia seeks to further reduce oil stockpiles next month
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia seeks to further reduce oil stockpiles next month

Brent crude was up 0.53 per cent at $63.05 per barrel at the time of writing, while West Texas Intermediate (WTI), the USA benchmark, was up 0.44 per cent at $59.45 per barrel. The bank also pointed out that despite market's wariness about USA oil production growth, long-term vehicle sales projections for the Chinese market as well as forecasts on crude oil demand in the United States provided support to oil/fuel price optimism.

Markets Huge Blaze Burning At Building At Circular Quay After Explosion
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The thick plume of smoke that engulfed Circular Quay was visible from across Sydney Harbour on Tuesday morning as firefighters evacuated the area and controlled the blaze. Fire and Rescue New South Wales said there were no reports of injuries. Trains have resumed normal services at Circular Quay, St James and Museum, after being shut down briefly because of the smoke.

Markets Prime Gamechangers Stocks For The Day- The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)
Author: 0 Prime Gamechangers Stocks For The Day- The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)

It has underperformed by 6.84% the S&P500. Sva Plumb Wealth Management Llc decreased Coca Cola Co Com (KO) stake by 37.37% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Therefore 38% are positive. Identive Group had 9 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) on Thursday, October 26 with "Outperform" rating.

Markets Billionaire Oracle of Omaha's investments moves revealed
Author: 0 Billionaire Oracle of Omaha's investments moves revealed

The report explains that Berkshire Hathaway has increased its Apple holdings by 23.3 percent for a grand total of around 165.3 million shares, worth $ 28 billion . He built his company, Berkshire Hathaway , from a small cloth mill and manufacturer in New England, to a multi-billion dollar conglomerate whose stock has increased by 1.8 million percent since the 1960s.

Markets Uber Forces US Drivers to Take More Breaks
Author: 0 Uber Forces US Drivers to Take More Breaks

The company claimed that almost two-thirds of its USA drivers actually drive with Uber for less than 10 hours a week anyway, but it didn't reveal how many actively drive for longer than 12 hours at a time. But longer waits such as those in airport queues, and other idling exceeding five minutes, will not count. Uber's legions of contractors have long alleged Uber stiffs them on compensation through shady business tactics , rate cuts and increasing commissions, forcing them to work ...