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Finance State Senate passes budget, heads to Gov. Walker
Author: 0 State Senate passes budget, heads to Gov. Walker

The bill passed 64-31, with all but two Republicans voting for the bill and being joined by Democratic Reps. The Assembly passed the budget 57-39 Wednesday evening after 11 hours of debate. Walker says he would support moving up elimination of the state prevailing wage to January 1 or even sooner. The budget would repeal it on September 1, 2018.

Finance Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY) Stock Price stands 5.55% away from 20 SMA
Author: 0 Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY) Stock Price stands 5.55% away from 20 SMA

Topeka Capital Markets maintained the shares of CY in report on Friday, October 9 with "Buy" rating. Finally, Raymond James Financial, Inc. initiated coverage on ON Semiconductor Corporation in a report on Friday, June 16th. The Average Volume of the company is 492.37 Million, while the Volume of the company in the last trading session was 2.61 Billion. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $2.11 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 2.7, as for as the ...

Finance Retail Sales Drop 0.2 Percent in August Led By Sluggish Auto Sales
Author: 0 Retail Sales Drop 0.2 Percent in August Led By Sluggish Auto Sales

Retail sales increased a revised 0.3% in July, down from an originally reported 0.6% increase. Analysts generally predict that growth in the current July-September quarter will remain in a solid range of 2.5 percent to 3 percent, with a key boost coming from consumer spending.

Finance Boeing wins $600M contract to modify new Air Force One
Author: 0 Boeing wins $600M contract to modify new Air Force One

Bush's administration in 1990. Commenting on the latest contract award , USAF Presidential Airlift Recapitalization (PAR) programme executive officer major general Duke Richardson said: "Following the award of the contract to purchase two commercial 747-8 aircraft, this contract award is the next major step forward toward ensuring an overall affordable programme".

Author: 0 Are Analysts Bullish Faroe Petroleum plc (LON:FPM) After Last Week?

Canaccord Genuity maintained Faroe Petroleum plc (LON:FPM) rating on Wednesday, September 23. Goldman Sachs has "Outperform" rating and GBX 1700 target. Pineno Levin And Ford Asset Inc stated it has 15,448 shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec has invested 0.27% of its portfolio in Southern Co (NYSE:SO).

Finance Area's jobless rate edges lower in August
Author: 0 Area's jobless rate edges lower in August

That compares with an unemployment rate of 4.9 percent in July and 5.2 percent in August 2016. Leisure and hospitality positions were curtailed the most of any sector, losing 1,000 jobs. "Also, the leisure and hospitality industry as the summer season is coming to an end". Madera County farms added 2,200 jobs on a month-over basis, while nonfarm industries added 700 jobs.

Finance Google in Talks to Invest $1 Billion in Lyft
Author: 0 Google in Talks to Invest $1 Billion in Lyft

A potential $1 billion investment in Lyft Inc. would mark a new direction in Google's ride sharing strategy. Google's self-driving vehicle spinoff company is called Waymo and back in February they filed a lawsuit against Uber . Just keep in mind that the Google-Lyft deal is not finalized yet, so it's quite possible that it won't happen. The investment couldn't have come at a better time for Lyft .

Finance China's top Bitcoin exchange to cease trading
Author: 0 China's top Bitcoin exchange to cease trading

What do you think about the Chinese exchange shutting down trading on September 30th? And leaked documents suggest that the rest will be required to do so before the end of the month. The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday that the Chinese government and the country's central bank meant to shut down bitcoin exchanges. The process is fast and easy with convenient and advanced trading platform (desktop and mobile), low spreads and instant execution.

Finance Explosion hits London Tube train, several injured
Author: 0 Explosion hits London Tube train, several injured

A homemade bomb exploded on a packed London subway train during rush hour on Friday, leaving 18 people injured but no one seriously hurt, The Associated Press reported . Outside the station, a woman was sitting on a pavement with a bandage around her leg while armed police patrolled, Reuters reported. Otso Iho, a senior analyst at Jane's Terrorism and Insurgency Centre, said the latest attack showed a "continued high intent, but low capability" of the terrorism threat in Britain.

Finance Google Chrome will block annoying autoplaying videos from next year
Author: 0 Google Chrome will block annoying autoplaying videos from next year

In Google Chrome 63, Google allowed the users to mute websites permanently. For instance: if the client has as often as possible played the media on the site before when going to from the desktop program; in the event that they've tapped or tapped on the screen amid the perusing session; or on the off chance that they've added the site to their home screen on portable.

Finance United States inflation rises ahead of Federal Reserve meeting next week
Author: 0 United States inflation rises ahead of Federal Reserve meeting next week

The Labour Department said yesterday that its Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.4 per cent last month after edging up 0.1 per cent in July. Year-on-year, the index, which measures the change in prices of goods and services, increased by 1.9 per cent (still below the Federal Reserve's two per cent inflation target), compared with 1.7 per cent at the end of July.

Finance Florida Citrus Starting to Assess Irma Damage
Author: 0 Florida Citrus Starting to Assess Irma Damage

Southwest Florida groves appear to have taken the brunt of Irma's force as the hurricane made landfall in that area as a Category 3 storm, with sustained winds from 111 to 129 miles per hour. That's significant because the size of grapefruit makes it the most vulnerable to being blown off the tree by strong winds. Last month, Hurricane Harvey destroyed an estimated US$150 million of cotton crops in Texas, ripping the bolls off plants and leaving white fiber strewn across fields, according ...

Finance McDonald's worker birthed then tried to…
Author: 0 McDonald's worker birthed then tried to…

Lockner was reportedly using the bathroom multiple times due to stomach pain that night before a co-worker found blood all over the restroom stall; the suspect attributed it to a heavy mentstraul cycle. "Somehow with the grace of God people there were able to help the baby and the baby boy is now conscious and it looks like he will survive". Police arrived to find newborn without a pulse.

Finance FPL prepares for Hurricane Irma as storm nears Florida
Author: 0 FPL prepares for Hurricane Irma as storm nears Florida

Utilities have invested billions into strengthening the power grid in recent years, but the improvements aren't enough to resist Irma's strong winds, the Wall Street Journal reports. The workers are going in response to a request for assistance from Georgia Power and Tampa Electric officials. Locations without power have been flagged to the state to help utilities prioritize their work, the group said in a statement.

Author: 0 Calamos Advisors LLC Sells 164629 Shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC)

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC ) has risen 8.29% since September 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.38% the S&P500. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp increased its holdings in shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) by 1.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC.

Finance Ford and Virginia Tech Work on Autonomous Vehicle Communication
Author: 0 Ford and Virginia Tech Work on Autonomous Vehicle Communication

Ford and Virginia Tech are shedding a light on pedestrian and self-driving auto communication, and testing it with a clever disguise. But while connected networks let cars communicate with each other, they still need to communicate with pedestrians, cyclists, and conventional cars.

Finance Oracle Stock Climbs After-Hours on Q1 Earnings, Revenue Beat
Author: 0 Oracle Stock Climbs After-Hours on Q1 Earnings, Revenue Beat

Finally, State of Alaska Department of Revenue acquired a new position in Oracle Corporation during the 2nd quarter valued at about $129,000. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Oracle Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $59.00 target price on the stock in a report on Thursday.

Author: 0 These are the winning routes of the Hyperloop One Global Challenge

If it becomes a reality, the Hyperloop would travel from Chicago to Pittsburgh in just 47 minutes - a trip that takes roughly 7 1/2 hours by vehicle, if traffic isn't too heavy. "We had tremendous interest in this competition, and these ten teams each had their unique strengths in showcasing how they will alleviate serious transportation issues in their regions", said Hyperloop One's CEO Rob Lloyd.

Finance Google Faces Gender Pay Lawsuit
Author: 0 Google Faces Gender Pay Lawsuit

Google spokeswoman Gina Scigliano says the company contests "the central allegations" in the suit. "Job levels and promotions are determined through rigorous hiring and promotion committees, and must pass multiple levels of review, including checks to make sure there is no gender bias in these decisions", she said.