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It's here! CBC says $15-an-hour minimum wage to be law


It is the largest increase in minimum wage in the Ontario's history as the current rate is $11.40. It will rise from $11.40 now to $11.60 in October. "Any political party wants voters to feel pretty good about you when you're going into an election, that's part of being in politics, but it's more than that", he said. Read More »

Allied Irish IPO comes at last, as bank stocks thrive


Analysts at banks working on the IPO are valuing the company at about 10 billion euros to 13 billion euros, people familiar with the matter said. It's Europe's biggest listing so far this year. The Government said the sale was expected to be one of the UK's largest main market IPOs of the last 20 years. The Irish state now owns about a 99.9% holding in AIB. Read More »

Samsung Heavy wins $2.5bn megadeal for offshore plant


At the moment around the world because of the low oil prices, there are a lot of oil and gas assets that aren't going into production. Eni said project finance would fund 60 percent of the cost of building the floating LNG facility, while the financing agreement has been subscribed by 15 major global banks and guaranteed by five export credit agencies. Read More »

Celebrate 2017 National Doughnut Day With Free Treats

Dunkin Donuts is offering a free classic doughnut with the purchase of a beverage. Doughnut shops, both local and chain, are celebrating with some great deals: some without any purchase necessary and some just supporting a great cause. Donut shops and restaurants aren't the only places offering awesome freebies and deals for National Donut Day though. Shipley Do-Nuts is giving away free glazed donuts (with a purchase) until noon Friday. Read More »

Apple MacBook Lineup Refresh Expected at WWDC 2017 Next Week


Updates to the Apple Watch, including possible new health and fitness tracking features, are also likely to be among the announcements in California. As spotted by Mac Rumors , increased shipping estimates for Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro hint the company could be planning to launch a refreshed model at WWDC next week . Read More »

JC Penney Company Inc

Trexquant Invest L P reported 69,382 shares. Oppenheimer maintained J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE: JCP ) on Tuesday, May 23 with "Market Perform" rating. The insider BURKE STEPHEN B sold 258,380 shares worth $10.07 million. $2.28M worth of Intuit Inc. Zacks provides analysts with an Average Broker Rating (or ABR), basing it on sell-side recommendations. Read More »

Osk Capital III Corp (NYSE:O) Institutional Investor Sentiment

It has underperformed by 12.71% the S&P500. The expected O's profit could reach $207.05 million giving the stock 18.86 P/E in the case that $0.75 earnings per share is reported. Given the importance of identifying companies that will grow earnings per share at high rate, we then need to consider how to identify which companies will achieve high growth rates. Read More »

U.S. states, cities step in to fill Trump Paris exit

President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the landmark Paris agreement will affect foreign direct investment (FDI) and may lead to investor-state arguments, says the head of investment at the United Nations trade and development agency UNCTAD. Read More »

World stocks set to end the week at all-time highs

Economists had forecast the ADP report would show a gain of 185,000 jobs. The specter of solid US growth led traders to nearly fully price in chances that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at its June 13-14 policy meeting. Read More »

Investors condemn Trump's 'troubling' withdrawal from Paris climate deal

Former US President Barack Obama said the Trump administration was joining "a small handful of nations that reject the future" by withdrawing from the pact. Time reports that at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit last week, he and Donald Trump had a handshake showdown, with Macron reportedly gripping the USA president's hand until both their knuckles turned white . Read More »

Countries Doing the Most to Fight Climate Change


Barack Obama committed the United States to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 26 to 28 per cent of 2005 levels by 2025. "Cities are subdivisions of a state, and subject to the same restriction, as are all public universities", he said . Read More »

China vows to uphold climate pact after USA pullout

Former US president Obama said the withdrawal meant the US had joined a "small handful of nations that reject the future". "To everyone for whom the future of our planet is important, I say let's continue down this path so we're successful for our Mother Earth", she said. Read More »

Treat of the Day: Salvation Army National Donut Day

The very first National Donut Day was a fundraiser for Chicago's Salvation Army to help the needy during The Great Depression. Doughnuts were also available to those who donated blood at a Red Cross Blood Drive at the Salvation Army Community Room. Read More »

Should You Buy Tesoro Corporation (NYSE:TSO) On Current Analyst Views?


The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:INFI) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, June 15 by Jefferies. 05/19/2017 - Tesoro Corporation had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse. 536.62 million shares or 2.83% more from 521.86 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Investors of record on Friday, May 19th will be issued a dividend of $0.55 per share. Read More »

Dakota Access pipeline expected to begin shipping Thursday

Thursday, despite all the time, money and media savvy the left could throw at it, the Dakota Access Pipeline began making oil deliveries to customers. Despite the start of service, American Indian tribes and their allies are still working in court to shut the project down, saying the federal government didn't conduct the proper environmental reviews before permitting construction under Lake Oahe in North Dakota. Read More »

Putin suggests U.S. hackers could have interfered with election, blamed Russian Federation


Prime Minister Narendra Modi today left for France after wrapping up his Russian Federation visit during which he held talks with President Vladimir Putin and attended an worldwide economic forum here. "You have been talking at length about leaders like President Trump, Hillary Clinton, Chancellor Merkel and President Putin". Russia's relations with the West have been at post-Cold War lows over the Ukrainian crisis. Read More »

Trump hands the Chinese a gift: The chance for global leadership


Trump's decision, as critics have pointed out, is based on questionable data and a shocking lack of concern for the environment. In Tokyo, the Japanese government issued a diplomatic statement calling the American decision "regrettable" and vowed to work with the other signatories to implement the treaty. Read More »