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Markets Equifax CEO Richard Smith suddenly decides to 'retire'
Author: 0 Equifax CEO Richard Smith suddenly decides to 'retire'

Brad Schimel said he issued a subpoena seeking detailed information from Equifax about the breach and the Wisconsin residents who were affected. Equifax said he agreed to serve as an "unpaid adviser" to assist in the CEO transition. Smith had been the CEO of Equifax since 2005 and was earning a base salary of $1.45 million a year.

Markets North Korean missiles are a shot in the arm for Shinzo Abe
Author: 0 North Korean missiles are a shot in the arm for Shinzo Abe

He said the world has tried exhaustively to reach a settlement with North Korea, starting with the US-backed 1994 Agreed Framework, which collapsed a decade later. Abe on Monday pledged more government spending on education and child care by using part of the revenue from a planned 2019 consumption tax hike from the current 8 percent to 10 percent.

Author: 0 Coca Cola Company (NYSE:KO) Stock Is Shorted Less

It has underperformed by 5.95% the S&P500. Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ:MYL) has a market cap of $16.75 billion and over the last 12 months, MYL has declined by -26.51%. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC now owns 102,461 shares of the company's stock valued at $4,248,000 after buying an additional 875 shares during the period.

Markets Asian Shares Wilt, Yen Firms as Korean Tensions Rise
Author: 0 Asian Shares Wilt, Yen Firms as Korean Tensions Rise

Supported by safe-haven demand, the gold for expiry in the month of October rose 115 points or 0.38 per cent to 30154 whereas the metal for expiry on the far month of December inched up 104 points or 0.34 per cent to 30289 in early trade today.

Markets Lucara sells diamond for US$53 million
Author: 0 Lucara sells diamond for US$53 million

The 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona diamond was sold for $53m (£39m), or $47,777 (£35,374) a carat, to Graff Diamonds, Lucara said Monday in a statement . The seller, Canada's Lucara, recovered the huge diamond from Botswana's Karowe mine almost two years ago. The only larger diamond previously unearthed was the 3,106-carat Cullinan Diamond, which was discovered in South Africa in 1905.

Author: 0 Is SPDR S&P 500 Buyback ETF (SPYB) Headed For a Near-Term Reversal?

Crafting a detailed plan may help with turning things around. The Global BMI Index captures the full universe of institutionally investable stocks in developed and emerging markets with float-adjusted market capitalizations of at least $100 million.

Author: 0 Steelers tackle Villanueva: mix up led to anthem flap

Kaepernick, who no longer has a job with any National Football League team, began kneeling during the anthem in the preseason a year ago to make a statement about social inequality and police treatment of blacks in the United States. According to ESPN , Villanueva reportedly told his teammates during the players' meeting that he didn't want to be singled out during the anthem. Villanueva, a former Army Ranger who served terms in Afghanistan, was the lone Steeler to appear during the anthem.

Markets Sensex, Nifty plunge by 1% ahead of BJP's National Executive meeting
Author: 0 Sensex, Nifty plunge by 1% ahead of BJP's National Executive meeting

Geopolitical tensions, a poor shape of macroeconomic data and an outflow of funds by Foreign Institutional Investors (FII) have together led to the slump in the markets. Soaring oil prices, which traded at 7-month high of $ 56.86 a barrel overseas, made the investors go back to the drawing board. Merkel's party looked set to remain the largest entity in the next German parliament.

Markets Obama warned Facebook chief Zuckerberg about fake news epidemic
Author: 0 Obama warned Facebook chief Zuckerberg about fake news epidemic

Zuckerberg dismissed the impact of "fake news " on the social media platform during and after the election, but Obama at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Peru in November told him if he didn't crack down on fake news it would only get worse in the next election.

Markets Probe agency attaches Rs 1.16cr assets of Karti
Author: 0 Probe agency attaches Rs 1.16cr assets of Karti

Chidambaram". "I will not be intimidated", Chidambaram said. "The FDI included indirect investments by way of trust issue of preference shares of $375 million, over Rs 1,650 crore, and this fact was concealed", said the ED. Last week, the CBI told the Supreme Court that a lookout is required against Karti Chidambaram because he has been using foreign trips to close bank accounts in which he stashed the alleged kickbacks.

Markets Labour will end PFI, John McDonnell pledges
Author: 0 Labour will end PFI, John McDonnell pledges

Speaking in Brighton, McDonnell will say that those in debt should not have to pay back more than double of what they borrowed. McDonnell also suggested companies registered in tax havens would be blocked from investing in PFI projects. "My own priorities are rail, water and energy and construction in that way, and Royal Mail that will follow, but it depends again, this is the whole point of our conference this year, is that we are listening to our members and saying, 'what are your ...

Markets Fans at Soldier Field have mixed feelings about protests during national anthem
Author: 0 Fans at Soldier Field have mixed feelings about protests during national anthem

After calling out NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Saturday for his response to the comments, Trump said on Twitter Sunday that players who protested should be fined or suspended. Roethlisberger said no disrespect was intended for the troops and other people who serve the country, and Steelers President Art Rooney II praised his players for staying unified.

Markets Mattis arrives, to push arms sales
Author: 0 Mattis arrives, to push arms sales

According to a report by The Indian Express , the only expected outcome of the visit will be an announcement of a bilateral maritime exercise between the India and U.S. "I want to applaud India's invaluable contributions, significant contributions, to promote Afghanistan's democracy, stability and security in the fight against terrorism", said Mattis.

Markets United Kingdom banks are trapped in a pincer movement
Author: 0 United Kingdom banks are trapped in a pincer movement

This is not seen as a material risk to economic growth as consumer credit represents only 11% of overall household debt. The fast rise in credit like auto loans or credit card debt may not be a threat to the overall economy, accounting for just 11 per cent of household debt, but it represents a risk to "banks' ability to withstand severe economic downturns, because this asset class is disproportionately more likely to default", the Bank of England's Financial Policy Committee said.

Markets Uber's CEO Apologizes After London Ban, Mayor Backs Talks
Author: 0 Uber's CEO Apologizes After London Ban, Mayor Backs Talks

That June Uber apologies were also issued to a woman who was raped in India by her driver in 2014 and whose medical files were handled in appropriately, and by David Bonderman, an Uber board member, apologized for making a sexually suggestive remark to a woman in front of other employees .

Markets Giants vs. Eagles: Highlights, game tracker and more
Author: 0 Giants vs. Eagles: Highlights, game tracker and more

Teammates Najee Goode and Kamu Grugier-Hill carried Elliott off the field in celebration as the home crowd roared. "It's unfortunate. I have to control our guys, obviously, and every other coach has to control their players". "You're never happy with the sacks but when you look at the tape, it wasn't all on us, you know what I'm saying?" The snap and hold were ideal. Everything was ideal.

Markets Free electricity connections to 4 cr rural households: PM
Author: 0 Free electricity connections to 4 cr rural households: PM

He said the connections will be delivered at the doorsteps of the rural poor. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched Rs 16000 cr Saubhagya scheme also known as Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana on Monday. At a press conference, Power Minister Piyush Goyal also talked about a slew of other promises that the Modi government wishes to fulfil along with enlisting its achievements in the three years of governance.

Markets IN again among states with the lowest gas prices
Author: 0 IN again among states with the lowest gas prices

Still, Sunday's price was 30.3 cents higher than a month earlier, according to GasBuddy's survey of 147 Lancaster area gas stations. "While oil prices have gained momentum in the last few weeks, it will not be enough to stymie the continued decline at gas pumps, which will bring the national average down another 5 -10 cents in the week ahead", Patrick DeHaan, a senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy, said in a news release.

Markets Angela Merkel clinches a 4th term in Germany's election
Author: 0 Angela Merkel clinches a 4th term in Germany's election

Merkel's main challenger, Martin Schulz , of the Social Democratic Party, was trailing in the polls with roughly 20 percent of the vote. It was the first time a far-right party will enter the German parliament in more than half a century.

Markets Target to raise minimum wage to $11, promises $15 by 2020
Author: 0 Target to raise minimum wage to $11, promises $15 by 2020

Target is giving its workers a raise. The Minneapolis-based corporation will increase employee wages to $11.00 an hour across the board in October, with a plan to implement a $15.00 minimum for every worker by 2020. Seven states plus Washington, D.C. have a minimum wage of $10 or more. Pennsylvania's current minimum wage is $7.25 - the federal minimum - while New Jersey's ranges from $8 to $8.99.