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Finance Specialized Canadian nurses could have work visas restored Monday, says immigration lawyer
Author: 0 Specialized Canadian nurses could have work visas restored Monday, says immigration lawyer

Last week, a new Canadian hire at Detroit's Henry Ford Hospital was turned away by USA border security officers at the Windsor-Detroit crossing. But it appears the US border agency is changing its mind. Many Canadian nurses work in other area hospitals, commuting to work in a short trip across the Detroit River. Only advanced practice nurses and nurse anesthetists are being rejected.

Author: 0 Stressing free trade, Mnuchin shrugs off G20 outcry

PHOTO Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso, left, and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin meet for talks ahead of the G-20 Finance Ministers meeting in Baden-Baden, southern Germany, Friday. Trump, whose tough protectionist talk helped win him the presidency, has withdrawn the U.S. from a trans-Pacific free trade pact and attacked export giants China and Germany.

Finance Case of Canadian charged in Yahoo hack in court today
Author: 0 Case of Canadian charged in Yahoo hack in court today

He told reporters Russian Federation had received no official word about the charges and was getting all its information from the media. The rest of the suspects are believed to be in Russian Federation. It contained information like user names, different recovery email addresses, and phone numbers. The Canadian used fake emails to lure targets to give up sensitive information that allowed him to get passwords, which he then sold to Dokuchaev for $100 each, according to the U.S.

Author: 0 BSNL to take on JIO

Bharti Airtel is offering unlimited on-net voice and 300 MB per month for Rs 146 and unlimited off-net/on-net calls and 1 GB data per day for Rs 349. Along with that, the customers will also get to make free 25 minutes worth of voice calls to other networks.

Finance Tillerson Submits to the Gutting of the State Department
Author: 0 Tillerson Submits to the Gutting of the State Department

Journalists at major outlets first began to panic when news broke last week that Tillerson did not plan to take any of the press with him on his trip to Japan, South Korea, and China. "This is just an attempt to reach beyond the usual suspects, and I'm not trying to say that in a demeaning way at all", State Department spokesman Mark Toner revealed Wednesday, adding the department's latest move is "part of an effort to include a broader representation of USA media".

Author: 0 Funding to the arts may be in danger across America

Advocates for the Arts noted that Congress doesn't necessarily support the president's proposed budget. President Trump proposed eliminating almost two-dozen government programs in his budget proposal released Thursday, including the National Endowment of the Arts and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting - which partially funds shows like Sesame Street and PBS Newshour .

Finance European Union authorities demand changes from Facebook, Google, Twitter
Author: 0 European Union authorities demand changes from Facebook, Google, Twitter

What remains to be seen is if the companies will comply with the EU's demands, and if so, whether those revised terms would be applied on a global basis or exclusively for European users. The Commission and the consumer authorities will review the final proposals. Companies have agreed to propose changes focusing on two areas: Unfair terms and conditions; and addressing fraud and scams that mislead consumers when using the social networks.

Finance Mortgage rates jump as economy revs up
Author: 0 Mortgage rates jump as economy revs up

FHA loans require 3.5% down and income must be verified with W-2 statements or federal tax returns. Mortgage rates tend to trail behind the 10-year treasury yield. A month ago, the average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage was lower, at 4.04 percent. If the Fed accelerates less than expected, there is still a chance for mortgage rates to hold the line at the current ceiling (4.375% for top tier 30yr fixed scenarios for the average lender).

Finance Analysts Opinion on Rating and Recommendation: Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL)
Author: 0 Analysts Opinion on Rating and Recommendation: Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL)

The stock now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $44.16. Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) traded up 0.07% during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $45.76. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link . In other news, CEO Mark V. Hurd sold 700,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 16th.

Finance Top Gainers of the Day: Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) from Jewelry Stores
Author: 0 Top Gainers of the Day: Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) from Jewelry Stores

EPS in next five year years is expected to touch 7.61% while EPS growth in past 5 year was 4.60% along with sales growth of 5.90% in the last five years. On 6/6/2016 Trian Fund Management, L.P., Insider, bought 7,000 with an average share price of $63.01 per share and the total transaction amounting to $441,070.00.

Finance Concern in Fresno County over proposed cuts in budget plan
Author: 0 Concern in Fresno County over proposed cuts in budget plan

Ben Carson told attendees at the dedication of a Detroit senior housing complex that some of his department's programs are not destined for extinction. The full budget is expected to be released in May. Unlike President Trump's plan to use budget reconciliation to reduce access to healthcare coverage for 24 million people, any spending bill will require at least 60 votes in the Senate.

Finance Bank of England decides to hold interest rates at 0.25%
Author: 0 Bank of England decides to hold interest rates at 0.25%

The central bank also noted a rise in inflation rates, partly due to volatility in food product prices, over the past months. This was the first split between policymakers on rates since last July. The Fed hiked rates as expected on Wednesday. The FTSE 100 was up 0.9% to 7,436.26, having earlier hit a record intraday high, while the pound was firmer, trading up 0.5% to $1.2339.

Finance Modcloth To Be Bought By Walmart-Owned Jet.com, Report Says
Author: 0 Modcloth To Be Bought By Walmart-Owned Jet.com, Report Says

ModCloth CEO Matthew Kaness, his executive team, and the company's 300-plus employees will continue to be based in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Pittsburgh, and will join Walmart's USA e-commerce retail organization. Some Modcloth employees leaked the news to Jezebel , stating that the news will break on Friday, 3/17. "Walmart.com will grow faster, the seamless shopping experience we're pursuing will happen quicker, and we'll enable the Jet brand to be even more successful in a shorter ...

Author: 0 To-the-point: Tesla raising Dollars 1.15bn in stock, notes offerings

Tesla is offering to sell 1,335,878 common shares at $262 per share, for a total of $350 million, the electric vehicle maker said in a SEC filing on Friday. The move is viewed as a gesture of faith in the company's prospects because some stockholders view a capital raise as dilutive to their investments. The company is hanging a lot of hopes on the Model 3.

Author: 0 Amgen's $14000/year cholesterol drug cuts heart risks, spurs new debate on cost

Shares of Amgen (AMGN) led the drop in the S&P 500 today falling nearly 6.4% to close at $168.61 after the drug maker unveiled long-awaited data on its anti-cholesterol drug Repatha. But any new cholesterol drug faces stiff competition from cheaper statins, which have been used to control LDL levels for decades. Two other multi-national trials randomized 27,438 patients to either bococizumab or placebo and were created to evaluate the impact of the drug on cardiovascular outcomes, including ...

Finance Gold inches up ahead of US Fed rate rise clues
Author: 0 Gold inches up ahead of US Fed rate rise clues

Gold prices edged up on Wednesday as the market waited for more clues on how many times the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year and on uncertainty over the outcome of Dutch elections. The 0.6 percent gain beat expectations for a 0.2 percent decline, while sales volumes were also solid, rising 0.7 percent. Against the yen, the dollar fell to a two-week low and last traded down 0.5 percent at 112.74 yen JPY=.

Finance Tokyo stocks hit 15-month high after United States jobs data
Author: 0 Tokyo stocks hit 15-month high after United States jobs data

China's benchmark index, Shanghai Composite rose 2.43 points or 0.08 percent to close at 3,241.76. Taiwan's TAIEX lost 3.90 points or 0.04 percent to end at 9,740.31. The U.K. government meanwhile could formally begin the process of exiting the European Union. However, banking shares were among the top gainers in Southeast Asia.

Author: 0 German Finance Minister Schaeuble backs London as strong financial centre

He said moving all those functions overseas would cause huge upheaval and he wants to negotiate a Brexit deal that keeps London strong: "I am not sure whether it would be very beloved in Paris to say so, but we have our own interest, even after Brexit, to have a strong financial centre in London".