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Nobel Physics Prize Awarded to 3 for Topology Work

Nobel Physics Prize Awarded to 3 for Topology Work Despite being born in the UK - Professor Thouless in Bearsden and Professor Kosterlitz in Aberdeen - all three of the academics are now based at institutions in the United States. "Now everywhere we look we find that topology affects the physical world", he said. The Institute Karolinska of Sweden handed yesterday the Medicine Nobel Prize of this year to Japanese biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi for t... Continua a leggere...

There's no rest for Donald Trump - but don't call it debate prep

There's no rest for Donald Trump - but don't call it debate prep Presidential town hall debates are typically serious affairs and lack the liveliness of campaign trail events. Clinton is keeping a low profile between now and Sunday's debate, enlisting an army of surrogates to campaign on her behalf, including running mate Tim Kaine, and US senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. Continua a leggere...

Chancellor on pound 'flash crash': 'Markets go up and down'

The pound GBPUSD, -1.3317% was last trading around $1.2434, after crashing as low as $1.1789 in early Asian trade. The last three days have seen United Kingdom government bonds and domestically-exposed mid-sized stocks fall in tandem with the pound for the first time since the immediate aftermath of the Brexit referendum. Continua a leggere...

For Walmart, investments shift to online efforts

That's in our favor. Wal-Mart has expanded its grocery pickup service from five test markets a year ago to more than 100 markets now. But Gilmartin said Wal-Mart remains "late to the game" in terms of e-commerce and will continue to face challenges as the company undergoes a transformation. Continua a leggere...

Iraqi comments on Bashiqa camp 'dangerous and provocative': Turkish PM

Last December, Turkey sent 150 troops and about two dozen combat tanks to Camp Bashiqa, located 12 kilometers (7 miles) northeast of Mosul . A senior Iraqi Shia cleric issued a fatwa , or religious edict, earlier this week calling for Iraqis to fight the "invading Turkish troops" that are now in northern Iraq , saying that militarily forcing Turkish troops to withdraw from Iraqi territory w... Continua a leggere...

Female activists aboard the Freedom Flotilla to be deported by Israel

The boat, docked in the port city of Ashdod, was sponsored by the International Freedom Flotilla Coalition , a collection of pro-Palestinian groups mostly based in Europe. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman stated on Thursday that Israel would continue to respond with force to any shooting of missiles from Gaza, but added that Israel was not looking to launch a broad military campaign. Continua a leggere...

Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM) Stock Is Laughing Hard at the Bears

Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM) Stock Is Laughing Hard at the Bears Morgan Stanley cut their price target on Salesforce.com from $110.00 to $94.00 and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a research note on Monday, July 25th. and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter. Equities research analysts predict that Salesforce.com will post $0.95 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Continua a leggere...

US Reports 156000 New Jobs Created In September, Lower Than Predicted

US Reports 156000 New Jobs Created In September, Lower Than Predicted Department of Labor. As we saw in the ADP ADP private sector jobs report on Wednesday, Professional/Business Services carried most of the heavy lifting: 67K new jobs in the sector were created in September. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has focused on job losses in manufacturing that he attributes to failed trade deals. Fed officials are closely watching the jobs reports th... Continua a leggere...

Stocks rise in midday trading, led by energy and banks

Health care companies and banks slumped. Dow e-minis were down 33 points, or 0.18 percent at 8:32 a.m. ET (1232 GMT), with 20,051 contracts changing hands. On Friday, the government reports on non-farm job creation for September. "Portfolio managers are still waiting to see how to position themselves". "Interest rates, presidential elections. Continua a leggere...

British pound's 6 percent "flash crash" baffles traders

The crash occurred during a "twilight period" in the markets - after the close in the US and just as Asian traders were starting their day. That means the volume of trading was likely lower than usual, and that relatively smaller trades can have an outsize impact. Continua a leggere...

Lawsuit claims Yahoo job reviews discriminated against men

Ard, who joined Yahoo in 2011, argued that he had received overall positive performance reviews and stock awards before Mayer introduced a quarterly performance review (QPR) system that left him with an unsatisfactory ranking. When he asked to see documentation of the performance review metrics that reportedly resulted in his termination, he allegedly was denied. The complaint (PDF ) filed by... Continua a leggere...

Trudeau says Liberals not looking at raising federal minimum wage right now

Trudeau says Liberals not looking at raising federal minimum wage right now If all else fails, the province will consider its legal options, including a possible Constitutional challenge, he said. "The question I have is, how, if there are two or three or one province at the end of the day, that says, 'We're not doing it, ' and the federal government wants then to develop and levy their own federal tax, how do they do it on one province?" said Wall. Continua a leggere...

Stocks fall in early trading Friday after jobs report

Stocks fall in early trading Friday after jobs report The Nasdaq composite declined 14 points, or 0.3 percent, to 5,292. The jobs report for September, a snapshot of the labor market, has gained outsized significance for what it might mean for the Federal Reserve come December. positive US data", said Paul Sirani, chief market analyst at Xtrade. Benchmark U.S. oil reversed a recent upward trend and fell below $50 a barrel. Twitter shares plunge... Continua a leggere...

Cocaina nascosta nella cassaforte all'interno di ovetti di plastica, arrestato leccese

Cocaina nascosta nella cassaforte all'interno di ovetti di plastica, arrestato leccese Intorno alle 15, l'uomo è stato fermato mentre era in auto per un controllo in via vecchia Carmiano. Altre dosi erano non solo già preparate, ma confezionate all'interno di ovetti in plastica di colore giallo (originariamente destinati a contenere sorprese e giochi per bambini all'interno di uova di cioccolato), ovetti che erano inoltre contraddistinti da un numero o da una lettera, presumibilme... Continua a leggere...

Service at damaged station to resume after crash

That's twice the speed limit. Using data from the event recorder and a front-facing video camera, NTSB investigators reconstructed the moments before the crash. On Wednesday, NJ Transit announced it had instituted new rules requiring that conductors be present alongside engineers in the cab as trains pull into Hoboken and Atlantic City stations, providing a second set of eyes and ears. Continua a leggere...

Google's Pixel smartphones show up in a few benchmarks

Traditionally speaking, the Nexus brand has featured at least one affordable smartphone in the line - last year, it was the Nexus 5X - so it would make sense for Google to launch something similar. Microsoft has made a decision to give up on its fitness tracker, the Microsoft Band. Add the ability to include items stored in Google apps, voice-command Netflix content, or to play photos by n... Continua a leggere...

Schwab Cuts Fees on Five ETFs as Industry's Price War Heats Up

Schwab Cuts Fees on Five ETFs as Industry's Price War Heats Up Both price cuts come ahead of a new U.S. Labor Department rule governing retirement products takes effect. Investors continue to pull money from actively-managed mutual funds, which have struggled to beat their index benchmarks. Since then, individual and institutional investors have adopted iShares Core ETFs faster than we imagined. "We also expect financial advisors will increasingly turn to cor... Continua a leggere...

Penn State, Maryland enter rubber match on similar paths

Penn State, Maryland enter rubber match on similar paths Since renewing their rivalry when Maryland joined the Big Ten in 2014, the two schools have each won on the other one's turf. "It's what makes him one of the better backs we've seen". "So I don't see myself getting frustrated at all this year". While it's not going to be as good a week as he hoped in that regard, it sure isn't going to be a completely disappointing one, either. Continua a leggere...

OH poll: Clinton and Trump locked in tight race

OH poll: Clinton and Trump locked in tight race She said Trump's comments "are not just ignorant, they're harmful". In June of that year, Hillary Clinton told ABC's "Nightline" that she wishes Lewinsky well, adding: "I hope that she is able to think about her future and construct a life that she finds meaning and satisfaction in". Continua a leggere...

US consumer borrowing rises in August

US consumer borrowing rises in August Household borrowing increased in August at the fastest pace in nearly a year, led by a jump in loans for school and automobile purchases . Analysts had been expecting an increase of $16.6 billion. Mortgage debt is not included in the report. Non-revolving credit rose at a 9.0% annual rate, or $20.2 billion, compared to July's rate of 6.7%. Non-revolving credit, which includes vehicle and educ... Continua a leggere...


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