There was no increase in minimum wage made for 2016. The National Federation of Independent Businesses has called the recommendation irresponsible. The state minimum wage has increased by 5 cents to adjust for inflation. The floor will increase from $7.50 to $9 in ME and from $8.50 to $8.90 in MI. Voters in Alaska, Nebraska and South Dakota favored increases that year.
The size and duration of the price increase will depend on whether OPEC members follow through on the agreed production cuts and whether non-OPEC members such as Russian Federation curtail production as well, he added. While WTI crude futures gained about 45% this year, the fund was only up about 6%. Crude imports from OPEC member countries went up in September from one month earlier by 196 tbpd, or six per cent, accounting for 41 per cent of total USA crude imports.
According to the latest information, there were 92 people on board the aircraft, consisting of 8 crew members and 84 passengers. Those victims reportedly included 64 members of the Alexandrov Ensemble, a famous Russian army choir. You may recognize the choir from its performance at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, where it sang Daft Punk's " Get Lucky ". Russian airlines have mostly replaced outdated Soviet planes with new ones in recent years and have vastly improved the overall safety record.
Marillyn Hewson , Lockheed's chairman and CEO, tweeted out a statement Friday saying, "I know that President-elect Trump wants the very best capability for our military at the lowest cost for taxpayers, and we're ready to deliver!" Trump had tweet on late Thursday that Boeing Co's (NYSE:BA) older aircraft provides a cheaper alternative to Lockheed's F-35.
Economic activity in the US increased by more than previously estimated in the third quarter, the Commerce Department revealed in a report on Thursday. Most forecasters believe the hot pace of growth has already begun cooling as the year draws to a close, and expect the annualized rate to fall closer to 2 percent when the fourth-quarter data are tallied.
Moody's cut its outlook on Italian banks to negative on Monday, as reported in ValueWalk, citing creditworthiness and potential not to restructure Monte dei Paschi's financials on a private basis. The recent Italian Referendum was considered from the standpoint of making a flow-blown bank bailout more hard politically, but a bail-in would mostly impact Italy's citizens, who are mainly the investors in the bank's bonds.
First-time home buyers represented 32% of November sales. The news of the even shorter supply of housing did not dampen the headline numbers for existing-home sales, which in November had their best month in almost 10 years. The median existing-home price for all housing types in November was $234,900, up 6.8% from $220,000 in November 2015. For 30-year fixed-rate mortgages, the average rate was 3.77 percent in November - up from 3.47 the previous month, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Markel Corp raised its position in Comcast Corp.by 114.3% in the third quarter. The number of shares Comcast Corporation now has in issue is 2,392,832,000, which have a value of 70.12 per share calculating Comcast Corporation's market capitalisation to 167.79B United States dollars.
But the Yahoo intrusion was incredible in both its scope and the inability of its target to identify and stop it. Thieves seemingly had free rein inside of Yahoo's systems to roam around and collect user data. Insiders said such claims are suspect, as email accounts that are idle but technically active wouldn't be affected. Yahoo accounts do allow users to see recent activity - for example, which computers were used to log in and where in the world they were located.
Fox's owners, the Murdoch family, already own 39.1% of the Sky business, and attempted a previous failed takeover in 2011. "We've been clear that partial ownership of Sky was not a natural end state for us", Lachlan Murdoch, who shares the title of executive chairman with his father Rupert, said in a conference call.
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Over the same period, the unemployment rate fell from 5.0% to 4.9%, close to the lowest it has been in almost a decade. Over the year, Professional, Scientific and Business Services added 18,500 (+3.4%) jobs. But in October, unemployment in the city of Springfield fell to 5.1 percent, its lowest level in at least nine years. "This election showed that millions of Americans don't trust Democrats to create good jobs and opportunity, and President-elect Trump's determination to save 1,000 ...
The bid by the Pacific Consortium values Tatts, which holds several lottery licenses in Australia and owns over-the- counter betting shops, at up to 7.34 billion Australian dollars (US$5.5 billion). The deal, which expects to be complete by mid-2017, will be implemented via a Tatts Scheme of Arrangement that will see Tatts shareholders receive 0.8 Tabcorp shares plus 42.5¢ cash for each Tatts share.
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) is going ahead with plans to move small-car production from the United States to Mexico despite President-elect Donald Trump's recent threats to impose tariffs on companies that move work overseas. Its business is organized into three geographically-based segments- General Motors North America (GMNA), General Motors International Operations (GMIO) and General Motors Europe (GME).
The ADB cut India's 2016 growth estimate to 7% from 7.4% due to weak investment, the agricultural slowdown and the lack of available cash following the government's demonetisation programme. Economies in South Asia are projected to expand by 6.6 percent in 2016, down from the previous estimate of 6.9 percent. The sub-region is forecast to expand by 4.5 percent this year, and picking up to 4.6 percent next year.
Sky's shares rose 26.7 percent to over 10 pounds in London, while Fox's shares were down 1.9 percent at $28.08 shortly after midday on Nasdaq. Sky clarified that a formal offer has not been made by 21st Century Fox, nor is there any certainty that the company will make an offer to acquire the company.
Her actions inspired later generations of black people in Nova Scotia and the rest of Canada. Fanny (Bobbie) Rosenfeld (1905-1969): Rosenfeld won gold and silver on the track at the 1928 summer Olympics in Amsterdam. Desmond was the first black woman to bring a legal challenge against racial segregation before Canadian courts, but Anderson says there's a danger in putting Desmond on a Canadian banknote.
He said he hoped Trump would explain this discrepancy at a December 1 meeting between the President-elect and Carrier's supervisors, employees and the media. Carrier is still shifting about 600 jobs building fan coils to Mexico sometime next year. The remaining jobs were never expected to move. Jones called Trump's reaction "amusing" and said he wasn't backing off "one iota".
Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) announced two high-level appointments created to further strengthen the company's public affairs and business development capabilities following the launch of its newest medicine, CABOMETYX™, earlier this year. A 1 rating would signify a Strong Buy. In the first three quarters of 2016, Tesla's capex amounted to $759 million, but the company expects to spend just over $1 billion on capex in the fourth quarter alone.
Earlier this year chief executive officer Jeff Bezos said said in a shareholder meeting that Amazon was "definitely" going to open more stores, but didn't elaborate on the size or scale of the additions. "This will vary by product category, though across all segments retail of the future will be about providing the right experience that truly impacts the consumer and compels them to act".