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Finance EasyJet sees falling profits despite record passenger numbers
Author: 0 EasyJet sees falling profits despite record passenger numbers

Headline profit before tax for 2017 came in at 408 million pounds, in easyJet's range of 405-410 million pounds. Revenue has hit the £ 5bn mark at easyJet after passenger numbers reached record levels, although pre-tax-profits have taken a multimillion-pound hit at the airline.

Finance Amanda Staveley reportedly tables £300 million bid to buy Newcastle United
Author: 0 Amanda Staveley reportedly tables £300 million bid to buy Newcastle United

James' Park club some years ago but now it appears financier Amanda Staveley is in the driving seat to become the new owner of the Magpies, having made an offer of £300 million to buy the club. But during his time at the helm, Newcastle have been relegated twice, costing them millions of pounds in TV revenue and Ashley has been hugely unpopular with the Toon Army.

Finance Salvation Army kicks off annual holiday drives for Season of Giving
Author: 0 Salvation Army kicks off annual holiday drives for Season of Giving

Thammavongsa. "People like that just makes the job that much more fun", Chasse said. Smith is from Georgia and worked in construction. After spending time speaking with him it was easy to see why. After opening music from The Salvation Army band, Susan Breedlove, chairman of the advisory council for the Salvation Army, reflected on the beginnings of the campaign.

Author: 0 QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) - Stock Performance

If we look at the Volatility of QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM ), Week Volatility is 2.03%, whereas Month Volatility is at 3.45%. (NASDAQ: QCOM ) was sold by ABERLE DEREK K on Thursday, June 1. 1,545 are held by Tradewinds Cap Ltd Company. The consensus recommendation provided by covering analysts is presently 2.40. Therefore 32% are positive.

Finance Brighton recover twice to salvage Stoke with a draw
Author: 0 Brighton recover twice to salvage Stoke with a draw

Stoke had also shown signs of improvement before the break, recovering twice to claim a point against Leicester after securing a first away win of the season at Watford. Colombia winger Jose Izquierdo earned the promoted team a point with a 60th-minute goal, scoring at the second attempt after his initial cutback was cleared.

Author: 0 Powell's mystery Fed board poses continuity risk

In her letter to Trump, Yellen said she was "gratified by the substantial improvement in the economy since the crisis", noting that 17 million net jobs had been added during roughly the last eight years. She held a few posts with the Fed. Yellen, who is 71, was initially appointed to the Fed board by President Clinton in 1994 and served until 1997, when she became chair of the President's Council of Economic Advisers.

Finance AT&T says DOJ lawsuit an 'inexplicable departure from precedent'
Author: 0 AT&T says DOJ lawsuit an 'inexplicable departure from precedent'

The DoJ is reportedly concerned that AT&T would use Time Warner content to force competitors to pay more for content, according to Reuters . The company reiterated that vertical mergers of this type are routinely approved. Although DOJ officials briefed on the matter said the White House was not involved in the decision or even told about the lawsuit ahead of time, critics are likely to raise questions about the possibility of political interference on the part of President Trump.

Finance Nebraska approves TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline
Author: 0 Nebraska approves TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline

This comes days after more than 200,000 gallons of oil leaked from the pipeline in South Dakota. The five-member commission rejected TransCanada's preferred route and voted to approve an alternative route that would move the pipeline further east.

Finance Marvell Technology will buy rival chipmaker Cavium for $6 billion
Author: 0 Marvell Technology will buy rival chipmaker Cavium for $6 billion

The chipmaker plans to fund the deal with a combination of cash on hand from the combined companies and $1.75 billion in debt financing, the company said . Marvell is trying to remake itself after a corporate scandal. During the investigation, Starboard Value LP took a stake in Marvell and pushed for management changes and divestments, and in April 2016 Sutardja and his wife, President Weili Dai, who founded the company in 1995, stepped down.

Finance Alibaba gobbles up stake in China's Walmart
Author: 0 Alibaba gobbles up stake in China's Walmart

Alibaba's essentially using Sun Art to quicken an assault on the $4 trillion brick-and-mortar retail arena, escalating competition with Wal-Mart in the hypermarts that hawk everything from fresh produce to electronics. In a statement on Monday, Alibaba Chief Executive Officer Daniel Zhang said, "Physical stores serve an indispensable role during the consumer journey, and should be enhanced through data-driven technology and personalized services in the digital economy".

Finance White House wants Alabama to help pass tax overhaul package: adviser
Author: 0 White House wants Alabama to help pass tax overhaul package: adviser

The White House has called the allegations serious and said Trump thinks the accusers are credible, but he has not called for Moore to step down . Trump "doesn't know who to believe". One of the topics that Corfman addressed was the timing of her announcement. If anything, this has cost me. "My mother did not know, and he took me to his home".

Finance Metro Detroit gas prices see almost 10 cent fall this week
Author: 0 Metro Detroit gas prices see almost 10 cent fall this week

The highest was about $2.71 per gallon in the Ann Arbor area. GasBuddy does a daily survey of 983 gas stations in St. Louis. The U.S. average is the priciest at Thanksgiving since $2.79 in 2014, according to GasBuddy. "This year has been unique at the pumps, said Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy". There is some good news at the gas pump just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Finance London buses are being powered by a new fuel: Coffee
Author: 0 London buses are being powered by a new fuel: Coffee

The fuel provides a cleaner, sustainable energy solution which will lower bus emissions in the United Kingdom capitol. With the average Londoner drinking 2.3 cups of coffee a day, more than 200,000 tonnes of waste is produced that would otherwise end up in landfill.

Finance Thanksgiving travel expected to be highest in 5 years
Author: 0 Thanksgiving travel expected to be highest in 5 years

One of the busiest travel weekends of the year kicks off a busy holiday season. He said the nonstop flights Lovell Field has gained to the NY area and to Chicago on United Airlines will help boost Thanksgiving traffic. "However, this year flying for the holiday is not as expensive as other years with average airfares the lowest in five years". If you 're not staying with family and doing the hotel stay, AAA says rates are up this year over last year's, jumping 14 per cent to $176.

Finance Toshiba to raise $5.3 billion from new shares to avoid delisting risk
Author: 0 Toshiba to raise $5.3 billion from new shares to avoid delisting risk

The financial difficulties caused by Westinghouse Electric led Toshiba to successively delay the presentation of its financial results, leading the group to be demoted to the second tier of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in August. "Foreign funds and activists may be proposing changes and restructuring to Toshiba management in future", Akino said. Toshiba's net worth is on track to stand at minus 750 billion yen when the company's fiscal year ends March 31, 2018.

Finance Germany Describes Smartwatches For Children As Spy Devices; Issues Nationwide Ban
Author: 0 Germany Describes Smartwatches For Children As Spy Devices; Issues Nationwide Ban

While the agency did not mention security concerns in its announcement, it comes almost a month after the European Consumer Organization (BEUC) issued a report citing privacy and safety concerns with numerous smartwatch manufacturers. It had previously banned an internet-connected doll called, My Friend Cayla, for similar reasons. Kids' smartwatches are usually meant to help parents feel at ease that their children are safe when they're not around.

Finance The Best Dressed at the 2017 American Music Awards
Author: 0 The Best Dressed at the 2017 American Music Awards

While we adored her leather zip-up dress, all eyes were on her hot new 'do. "If I did a song with Kelly Clarkson , I would get outsung", Pink told host Andy Cohen - a fear she apparently conquered prior to Sunday's performance. I think, too, just the level of respect that comes with that, the admiration. "I've been joking about that", she explained. Clarkson also said that people have been comparing her to Pink and acting as though they are competition for each other.

Finance Airlander 10, world longest aircraft, crashes in fields of UK
Author: 0 Airlander 10, world longest aircraft, crashes in fields of UK

It was the second accident involving the prototype of the part lighter-than-air, part aerodynamic aircraft. The mishap follows the £25m aircraft's first flight in May after it crashed in August past year. "A number of local roads and a local footpath were temporarily closed off by Bedfordshire Police and we apologise for any inconvenience this has caused local residents".

Finance Black Friday 2017 - AO deals, discounts and special offers
Author: 0 Black Friday 2017 - AO deals, discounts and special offers

Sometimes Black Friday deals is the only time you can get a real steal on big purchases. On Thanksgiving itself, a list of stores have pledged to remain closed, including Dillard's, Ace Hardware, Burlington, Cost Plus World Market, Costco, Hobby Lobby, Lowe's, Home Depot , Marshalls, Nordstrom Rack, Office Depot and Office Max, Sam's Club, Stein Mart, TJ Maxx and more .