• Amazon enters Singapore with Prime Now launch
Amazon enters Singapore with Prime Now launch

For orders above S$40, two-hour deliveries will be free. There's no word yet on whether Amazon will be bringing in its Amazon Prime subscription service as well as its other Amazon products such as the Echo and Echo Dot to Singapore. Frost forecasts online product sales in southeast Asia to grow to $71 billion by 2021 from $16 billion in 2016. ...

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  • 2000 note be scrapped? New Rs. 200 notes to be circulated soon?
2000 note be scrapped? New Rs. 200 notes to be circulated soon?

The currency in circulation, according to RBI is about 86% of the currency in circulation before demonetisation. Even today, eight months after the demonetisation, sometimes it becomes hard to get the change of Rs 2000. Livemint reported that about 3.7 billion Rs 2000 notes, amounting to Rs 7.4 trillion, had been printed. Hence, a stage has ...

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  • Some Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavors contain traces of weed killer chemical
Some Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavors contain traces of weed killer chemical

The flavors named in the report include: Peanut Butter Cup, Peanut Butter Cookie, Vanilla (2 samples), Cherry Garcia, Phish Food , The Tonight Dough, Half Baked, Chocolate Fudge Brownie, Americone Dream and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough. A report published January 2017, in the journal Nature, linked low doses of glyphosate to non-alcoholic fatty...

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  • Nitish Kumar sworn in as Bihar CM again
Nitish Kumar sworn in as Bihar CM again

The BJP will join the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar and not offer "outside support" as it had earlier suggested. Nitish pulled out of grand alliance with RJD, Congress yesterday; this is his 6th term as chief minister. JDU and RJD combine branded as a game-changing Maha-gathbandhan ( grand alliance ) had stalled the BJP's emergence i...

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  • Facebook's Strong Earnings Prove Its Ad Business Is Booming
Facebook's Strong Earnings Prove Its Ad Business Is Booming

Zuckerberg later added that professional video also had lower margins that the user-generated content uploaded to Facebook's apps. Facebook also warned that it would be spending a great deal of money for the foreseeable future. What's more, employment is soaring, up 43 percent from the year-earlier period to 20,658, as the company pursues ne...

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  • Twitter user growth stalls as revenue slides
Twitter user growth stalls as revenue slides

Twitter shares were down more than 9% in pre-market trading after the social company reported that its average monthly user base in the second quarter remained unchanged - at 328 million - from Q1. Those same pros were also looking for earnings of 5 cents per share of TWTR stock, down from 13 cents per share a year earlier. Twitter, which has ...

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  • Lower tax rate fuels Ford beat, seen boosting 2017 net profit
Lower tax rate fuels Ford beat, seen boosting 2017 net profit

Revenue was $39.9 billion for the April-to-June period versus $39.5 a year ago, hurt by lower global volumes, including a 3% decline in the U.S.in the second-quarter. Last year Ford reported a record pre-tax profit of $10.4bn. Ford said its full-year margin in North America would be lower than in 2016 due to rising commodity costs and engineering e...

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  • High-Flying Euro Lays European Shares Low as Oil Picks Up
High-Flying Euro Lays European Shares Low as Oil Picks Up

U.S. Treasury yields rose as the gains in stocks as well as expectations that legislators in Washington may pass a healthcare overhaul helped reduce demand for safe-haven U.S. Uncertainty about the healthcare vote, as well as an investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 USA election and its possible collusion with the Trump campaign, has cas...

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  • Crude Oil Charging Toward $50 After API Inventories
Crude Oil Charging Toward $50 After API Inventories

WTI crude has added more than $0.50 per barrel since the print, now up 4.55% on the session to $48.45. A bullish report on crude oil inventories from the United States added to planned and unplanned shortages from OPEC to give oil prices another rally Wednesday.

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  • AI led Zuckerberg and Musk into a clash
AI led Zuckerberg and Musk into a clash

The founder of Tesla and SpaceX Elon Musk and founder of Facebook mark Zuckerberg cannot get enough regarding the pros and cons of artificial intelligence in the future. Seeing this, a Twitter user had tagged Elon Musk in a news report which said Mark was slamming Musk. They warn that if this happens there could be an intelligence explo...

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  • RBA Chief Says Rate Cut To Stimulate Inflation Risks Financial Stability
RBA Chief Says Rate Cut To Stimulate Inflation Risks Financial Stability

Inflation is decelerating and is now below the 2% level targeted by the Reserve Bank of Australia . Sign up here for free access to 7 articles per month + twice daily business email alerts. "Overall the June quarter CPI continues to highlight the lack of any broad inflationary pressures in the Australian economy", Westpac economist Justin Smirk ...

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  • Burt Wealth Advisors Cuts Stake in Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO)
Burt Wealth Advisors Cuts Stake in Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO)

Prospector Ptnrs Ltd owns 128,650 shares for 0.79% of their portfolio. Shares dipped 0.31%, or 14 United States cents, to US$45.10 per share in USA pre-market trading. Perez sold 29,282 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 14th. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 780,258 ...

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  • Oil Tankers Association calls off strike after talks with govt
Oil Tankers Association calls off strike after talks with govt

Talking to a private news channel, she said the matter can be resolved through dialogue but Tankers Association had not addressed their problems. "We can start immediate supply of petrol through railway tracks". The tanker owners were protesting police corruption and a government move to improve safety following a fuel tanker disaster last month,...

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  • Plans to ban new homes being sold as leasehold announced
Plans to ban new homes being sold as leasehold announced

Britain's third biggest housebuilder Taylor Wimpey said earlier this year that it would reduce ground rent for the majority of owners who face a doubling of charges every 10 years for several decades. The government will also look to change the rules on how developers can use the Help to Buy equity loan scheme, so it can only be used on houses ...

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  • ITV revenues down as ITV Studios sees drop in profits
ITV revenues down as ITV Studios sees drop in profits

ITV (ITV) has jumped to the top of the FTSE 100 amid investor relief an anticipated fall in advertising revenues was kept in line with guidance. United Kingdom commercial broadcaster ITV reported revenue in line with expectations for the first half of 2017, with its full-year guidance unchanged.

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  • British economy grows 0.3% in second quarter
British economy grows 0.3% in second quarter

The U.K. economy expanded at a slightly faster pace in the second quarter, driven by the dominant service sector, preliminary data published by the Office for National Statistics showed. Many economists fear that Britain's economic fundamentals are deteriorating, as Brexit uncertainty hits business investment and the weak pound pushing up infl...

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  • Emraan and Sunny sizzle it out in Baadshaho's very steamy Piya More
Emraan and Sunny sizzle it out in Baadshaho's very steamy Piya More

After all, if a song has serial kisser of Bollywood Emraan Hashmi and Queen of hotness Sunny Leone , then nobody would resist them to create a magic with their hotness screen appearance. Rehearsals have already started. The song will be produced by Bhushan Kumar and Sandeep Singh. When the song was ready, we felt Sunny was the right fit.

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  • Singapore's Scoot spreads its wings
Singapore's Scoot spreads its wings

As of the end of this fiscal year on March 2017, Scoot had total passenger numbers of 8 million, bringing its total since establishment in 2012 to 50 million. "We have two more Boeing 787s coming in this year, and four more over the next two years", said CEO Lee Lik Hsin at the group's launching ceremony yesterday.

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  • United States Steel Corporation (X)
United States Steel Corporation (X)

The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $11 while the most conventional has $7 target price. However looking at valuation ratios the stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 0.66 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 22.42.

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  • Sale of new petrol and diesel cars to banned in the UK
Sale of new petrol and diesel cars to banned in the UK

A new air quality strategy to be unveiled by the Environment Secretary Michael Gove will propose that all cars on the UK's road should eventually be electric or hybrid. The United Kingdom government is expected to announce the ban on sale of all new cars running on gasoline or diesel fuel from 2040. Other options expected to be put forward incl...

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  • Federal Reserve expected to leave rates unchanged, balance sheet in focus
Federal Reserve expected to leave rates unchanged, balance sheet in focus

Given that doubts over inflation trends have increased, the latest round of USA weakness should have a significant impact in bolstering inflation expectations. In Europe the Stoxx 600 dropped 1 percent last Friday after Der Spiegel magazine reported that German vehicle makers may have colluded for years, potentially violating competition rules.

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  • Girl Scouts announce 23 new STEM badges
Girl Scouts announce 23 new STEM badges

The badges all relate to Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM). Girl Scouts can now earn badges in designing robots and coding in addition to legacy badges of first-aid and hiking. I like building things and I like discovering things. Baby boomer Sylvia Acevedo, the CEO of the scouting group, was just like Cayla as a girl growi...

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  • VW exec expected to plead guilty for Dieselgate, could get 169 years
VW exec expected to plead guilty for Dieselgate, could get 169 years

Automotive News reports that a total of more than 4.3 million documents covering more than 40 million pages have been filed regarding the Volkswagen scheme, easily becoming one of the largest criminal cases in recent years. USA prosecutors have amassed more than 4.3 million documents covering more than 40 million pages in the ongoing probe. Sc...

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  • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results

It has outperformed by 185.95% the S&P500. Among 14 analysts covering Becton Dickinson ( NYSE:BDX ), 7 have Buy rating , 1 Sell and 6 Hold. On average, analysts forecast that Advanced Micro Devices will post $0.07 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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  • Search warrant: Woman hit auto before fatal shooting
Search warrant: Woman hit auto before fatal shooting

The documents did not specify whether Justine was the woman who reportedly slapped the auto. A woman, supposedly Damond , slapped the back of the patrol auto before walking up to the driver's side of the vehicle, according to an investigation carried out by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA).

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  • Two parties approach health care with different social consciences
Two parties approach health care with different social consciences

Barack Obama . Bringing you to present day, a lot of West Virginians are now fussing and fighting about Congress voting to repeal the Affordable Care Act as "Trumpcare" is so much improved, it will cost more money and people are calling their representatives' offices expressing their concern in voting "No" on that bill.

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  • Chipotle shares rise as earnings beat Wall Street's estimates
Chipotle shares rise as earnings beat Wall Street's estimates

Peloton Wealth Strategists holds 0.76% or 2,470 shares. However, if the FE shares go below $30.9 then it would indicate a much weaker market for the company. OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. boosted its position in shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill by 84.5% in the first quarter. As per Monday, November 23, the company rating was ma...

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  • Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Celebrate Their Birthdays in Miami
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Celebrate Their Birthdays in Miami

Back in March, we observed that their late-August birthdays make them both Leos, a fire sign that makes them both "creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful [and] humorous". "Ummmm cake anyone...", she joked . Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez celebrated their birthdays together in Miami with a lavish celebration on Saturday, ...

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  • Wind-driven fires hopscotch through south of France, Corsica
Wind-driven fires hopscotch through south of France, Corsica

For the past two days, fire officers have been battling to control the bushfires - and many are now under control or have been stopped in their tracks. Authorities believe that several of the fires, including the one at Carros - which destroyed a three vehicles and a warehouse, and prompted the evacuation of a number of homes before being brought u...

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  • Existing-Home Sales Retreat 1.8 Percent In June
Existing-Home Sales Retreat 1.8 Percent In June

He added that demand is as strong as it was before the Great Recession but many would-be buyers are constrained by a severe shortage of available homes. Properties typically stayed on the market for 28 days in June, which is up from 27 days in May but down from 34 days a year ago. However, with home prices often growing by a double digit percent ...

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