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Money NDP confirms BC's planned $0.50 minimum wage hike in September
Author: 0 NDP confirms BC's planned $0.50 minimum wage hike in September

Oakes, also the Liberal Critic for Small Business, says one group, in particular, is going to feel the impact is young people... The territories still lead the minimum wage rates in Canada, with the Northwest Territories paying a minimum wage of $12.50 per hour and Nunavut paying $13 per hour.

Money United States retail sales surge in July
Author: 0 United States retail sales surge in July

The retail sales for the month of June were revised to show a 0.3% gain instead of the 0.2% drop that was reported previously. NRF is the world's largest retail trade association, representing discount and department stores, home goods and specialty stores, Main Street merchants, grocers, wholesalers, chain restaurants and Internet retailers from the United States and more than 45 countries.

Money U.S. dollar, yields climb on retail data, North Korea lull
Author: 0 U.S. dollar, yields climb on retail data, North Korea lull

European shares bounced after falling almost 3% last week, with the pan-European STOXX 600 up 0.7% following on from a 0.9% jump in MSCI's index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan. Nasdaq 100 e-minis were up 14.75 points, or 0.25 percent, on volume of 30,921 contracts. Half of the index's 10 main groups rallied more than 1 percent.

Money Dick's Sporting Goods' earnings disappoint in Q2; increasing promotional efforts
Author: 0 Dick's Sporting Goods' earnings disappoint in Q2; increasing promotional efforts

Dick's Sporting Goods, Coach and Advance Auto Parts were among the companies that fell short of expectations and contributed to declines in consumer-discretionary shares. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund holds 0.09% or 77,367 shares. Bokf Na reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL). The volume of 4.07 Million shares climbed up over an trading activity of 2.78 Million shares.

Money Pittsburgh Reacts To Charlottesville Violence With Rally, Vigil
Author: 0 Pittsburgh Reacts To Charlottesville Violence With Rally, Vigil

The man accused of driving the vehicle that struck Heyer, James Alex Fields Jr., was denied bail in his first court appearance . Also on Saturday afternoon, a Virginia State Police helicopter crashed near a golf course, several miles from the center of the protests.

Money Air Berlin's insolvency
Author: 0 Air Berlin's insolvency "extremely disappointing" - Etihad

Etihad said a rapid and unprecedented deterioration of Air Berlin's financial results and liquidity has led to current situation. The ministries also said they expected a decision from Lufthansa and another airline concerning the sale of parts of the business in coming weeks.

Money 'Out for blood': Man arrested in plan to bomb Oklahoma bank
Author: 0 'Out for blood': Man arrested in plan to bomb Oklahoma bank

In a criminal complaint , FBI investigators say Varnell initially wanted to blow up the Federal Reserve Building in Washington, D.C., with a device similar to the one used in the 1995 bombing of the Murrah Federal Building because he was upset with the government.

Money Blancco Technology Group Plc (BLTG.L) Pull in Gains For the Week
Author: 0 Blancco Technology Group Plc (BLTG.L) Pull in Gains For the Week

The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of GBX 228.91 ($2.98). Becton Dickinson had 29 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Berenberg Bank reissued a "buy" rating and set a GBX 800 ($10.39) price objective on shares of Informa Plc in a research report on Thursday, May 11th.

Money Stock markets lower, gold price continues to rise amid political tensions
Author: 0 Stock markets lower, gold price continues to rise amid political tensions

Investors will get an update on consumer price inflation, watched for its influence on the Federal Reserve's interest-rate thinking, while shares of Snap Inc. Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street after several companies reported disappointing results. The stock lost $2.97 to $8.87. The trend appeared to overshadow strong quarterly revenue growth in the quarter.

Money New Tesla Model Y SUV due 2019
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As Elon Musk's sells debt to bankroll Tesla Inc.'s ( TSLA ) launch of the mass-market Model 3 electric auto, he's reportedly asking for a sweetheart deal. Most tech companies use equity, mainly because they don't have the option to use debt, given their lack of hard assets that debt investors demand. The Model 3 , Tesla's first mass-market vehicle, has received rave reviews from people who have gotten behind the wheel.

Money Nitish Kumar faction removes Sharad Yadav as party head in Rajya Sabha
Author: 0 Nitish Kumar faction removes Sharad Yadav as party head in Rajya Sabha

He said, when we are together in government in Bihar, it is only natural that our party joins the Union government. He refused to comment on the JD-U decision to replace him as the parliamentary party leader. Hopeful of success, at least to the extent of causing a split, Arun Shrivastava said, "We are not leaving the party". The invitation was extended to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at a meeting of the two leaders.

Money Gold Inches Toward $1300 Ahead Of Inflation Data
Author: 0 Gold Inches Toward $1300 Ahead Of Inflation Data

Markets have a lot of ground to make up after an increasingly heated war of words between President Donald Trump and North Korea's leadership sent the markets into a tailspin. South Korea's benchmark Kospi index fell 1.69%. The Korean won also continued to fall, down 0.45 percent to 1,147.2. The yen tends to benefit during times of geopolitical or financial stress as Japan is the world's biggest creditor nation and there is an assumption that Japanese investors will repatriate funds ...

Money S&P closes barely lower despite North Korea tensions
Author: 0 S&P closes barely lower despite North Korea tensions

The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks gave up 4.02 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,410.15. The Dow Jones industrial average appeared to be on track for an 10th straight gain - one short of the all-time record - until Trump, speaking from his Bedminster, NJ, golf resort, promised to bring " fire and fury like the world has never seen" on North Korea if the country continues to threaten the US.

Money British Columbia throws wrench in Kinder Morgan pipeline plan
Author: 0 British Columbia throws wrench in Kinder Morgan pipeline plan

The announcement adds to the potential hurdles for the Trans Mountain expansion and raises the potential for a dispute with the federal and Alberta governments, which both maintain B.C. CKNW has reached out to Kinder Morgan for comment. Hudema added that if the B.C. government is serious about using every tool in its toolbox to fight the pipeline, it will "fully implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as part of its stated commitment to respect Indigenous rights, ...

Money Dow Eyes Another Down Day on North Korea Anxiety, Retail Earnings
Author: 0 Dow Eyes Another Down Day on North Korea Anxiety, Retail Earnings

The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 0.9 percent, to 21,844.01, just shy of its low point for the day. After a dip of as much as 0.52 percent earlier in the day, Wall Street's three major indexes bounced off intraday lows. In overseas trading, stock markets across the Asia-Pacific region saw further downside during trading on Thursday. The Nasdaq lost 135 points, or 2.1 percent, to 6,216.

Money Flipkart fund investor now become the largest shareholder in firm
Author: 0 Flipkart fund investor now become the largest shareholder in firm

The funding from SoftBank takes Flipkart's cash reserves to more than $4 billion. The SoftBank investment follows the $1.4bn funding raised by the Indian company in April from technology companies Tencent , eBay and Microsoft . "In Indian e-commerce, Flipkart is doing that every day", said Masayoshi Son, Founder and Chairman and CEO of SoftBank Group Corp., who previously publicly announced his long-term commitment to investing in India.

Money Lego appoints second chief executive in eight months
Author: 0 Lego appoints second chief executive in eight months

But while Lego now vies with Barbie doll maker Mattel to be the world's largest maker of toys, revenue growth slowed from 25 per cent in 2015 to just 6 per cent previous year with sales of 37.9 billion Danish crowns (€5.4 billion). Christiansen was until this year the CEO of Danish industrial manufacturer Danfoss, which he led for nine years. Padda will now stay on to help Christiansen settle in at The LEGO Group and will then join Knudstrop as special adviser at the company continues to ...

Money 'O, That's Good!': Oprah Is Making Mashed Potatoes
Author: 0 'O, That's Good!': Oprah Is Making Mashed Potatoes

The O, That's Good! line-which got its name from Winfrey's reaction to the winning recipes-will begin appearing in grocery stores in early August and will be available nationally by October. Ten percent of the profits from the Winfrey and Kraft Heinz venture, Mealtime Stories, will be split between the charities Rise Against Hunger and Feeding America .

Money Sensex firms up 61 points on fund inflows
Author: 0 Sensex firms up 61 points on fund inflows

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index ( Sensex ) of the BSE , which opened at 32,341.05 points, traded at 32,096.14 points - down 177.53 points, or 0.55 per cent - from its previous close at 32,273.67 points. The Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex ended 259.48 points down to 32,014.19, and the National Stock Exchange Nifty dropped 78.85 points to 9,978.55 on Tuesday, after days of staying above the 10,000 mark.

Money Korea: No plans to meet S. Korea's foreign minister at ARF
Author: 0 Korea: No plans to meet S. Korea's foreign minister at ARF

When the situation in the South China Sea becomes "generally stable and if there no major disruption from outside parties", both parties can then start their consultations in time for the ASEAN Leaders' Summit in November, the Chinese foreign minister said.

Money Average gas prices are up in Omaha
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Prices at the pump hit a two-month high on Monday at $2.35 a gallon, according to GasBuddy data. The average price of a gallon of gasoline in MA is up by 5 cents this week. Gas prices in Hagerstown are at $2.34 per gallon, according to AAA , which is up 18 cents from a year ago and 4 cents from a week ago. Prices in Florida averaged $2.29 per gallon on Sunday, the same as they had been a week before .

Author: 0 China sets conditions for start of talks on sea feud code

The Philippines , which had been the most vocal Southeast Asian state to protest Beijing's claims in the South China Sea, won an worldwide arbitration case a year ago that effectively invalidated China's claims. According to a copy of a draft obtained by AFP, Vietnam lobbied for ASEAN to express serious concern over "construction" in the sea, in reference to China's ramped up building of artificial islands in the disputed waters in recent years.

Money De Blasio wants to tax these New Yorkers to improve the MTA
Author: 0 De Blasio wants to tax these New Yorkers to improve the MTA

Previous year de Blasio floated a mansion tax to help pay for affordable housing for seniors. In late July, new MTA chairman Joe Lhota released an emergency plan to fix New York City's subway system. According to the New York Times , Mayor de Blasio will announce the tax proposal on Monday, which comes nearly two weeks after MTA chairman Joe Lhota unveiled a 30-point action plan to fix the ailing subway system.

Money Insecticide scandal: German retail giant pulls Dutch eggs
Author: 0 Insecticide scandal: German retail giant pulls Dutch eggs

Belgium's agriculture minister meanwhile said he had ordered the country's food safety agency to report by Tuesday on why it failed to notify neighbouring countries until July 20 despite knowing about fipronil contamination since June. Unilever also said its products were not affected by the recall and remained "safe for sale and consumption". An LTO spokesman said late Sunday that they "had to be eliminated because of contamination".

Money Bitcoin Price Fall by Percentage, August Report
Author: 0 Bitcoin Price Fall by Percentage, August Report

However, the exchanges made a decision to change their stance due to customer demand and trading volumes, among other reasons. Bitcoin cash is at $334.18 at 10.07am on Friday August 4 , according to CoinMarketCap. Founded in 2012, the exchange still only trades bitcoin , ethereum , and litcoin - all digital currencies which the team has deemed stable enough for an armature investor to put money into, but also technically secure.

Money Cannabis Company Buys Entire Town to Create Pot-Friendly Tourist Destination
Author: 0 Cannabis Company Buys Entire Town to Create Pot-Friendly Tourist Destination

Nipton owner Roxanne Lang says escrow hasn't closed yet. According to American Green employee Stephen Shearin, the move will show "that there was a viable means of having a cannabis-friendly municipality and further making it energy independent", adding that the purchase and creation of Nipton as a pot-friendly village may inspire others to do the same, cited by Bloomberg .

Money Milestone For Trump: 1 Million New Jobs In Six Months
Author: 0 Milestone For Trump: 1 Million New Jobs In Six Months

These numbers signal that Americans are seeing reasons and motivation to jump back into the labor force to seek employment, and are actually finding jobs . The number of long-term unemployed-jobless for 27 weeks or more-rose slightly to 1.8 million and accounts for 25.9 percent of the unemployed. "It's worth paying those higher wages", Eric Rosengren, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, said in a interview this week.

Money Injured in Dolores Park Shooting
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Some witnesses said that they saw about half a dozen men wearing bandanas shouting and acting threateningly on a park bridge, moments before the gunshots rang out. Juhasz said she saw the person firing a handgun from behind the Miguel Hidalgo statue at the park. He says that in a situation like these I would have normally handle it, but I was also sure that I was going to lose my life that time.