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Money Most Uber, Lyft drivers paid under minimum wage
Author: 0 Most Uber, Lyft drivers paid under minimum wage

Indeed, according to CNBC only four percent of Uber drivers remain with the company for more than a year. A National Bureau of Economic Research study in November 2016 found drivers in six major metropolitan areas earned around $18 an hour, not taking into account hourly costs varying from $2.94 to $6.46 per hour depending on the hours they worked and the vehicle they drove.

Money Attractive Moving Stock: Papa John's Intl (PZZA)
Author: 0 Attractive Moving Stock: Papa John's Intl (PZZA)

The company reported $0.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.67 by ($0.02). Papa John's said in a press release that its fourth-quarter sales had declined by almost 4% in 2017, relative to the same time period one year earlier.

Money Sustainable Legos: Some New Pieces to Be Made From Sugarcane
Author: 0 Sustainable Legos: Some New Pieces to Be Made From Sugarcane

Research about plant-based polyethylene has pointed to environmental impact such as cropland expansion and fertilizer use, but the literature ultimately points to a net gain compared to the use of fossil fuels for the materials. The plant-based plastic is sourced from sugarcane through a partnership with the World Wildlife Fund and its initiative, the Bioplastic Feedstock Alliance.

Money Revised fourth-quarter US GDP up 2.5%, matching expectations
Author: 0 Revised fourth-quarter US GDP up 2.5%, matching expectations

According to the full year Gross Domestic Product report, the economy grew by 1.92 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017 as against 1.4 percent in the third quarter. During the campaign, Trump promised to double growth, which has averaged a lacklustre 2.2 per cent annual average since the recession ended in mid-2009.

Money Microchip Technology to acquire Microsemi for about US$8.3 bln
Author: 0 Microchip Technology to acquire Microsemi for about US$8.3 bln

Ameriprise Financial Inc. lifted its position in shares of Microchip Technology by 20.3% during the 3rd quarter. By looking at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 2.36%, whereas Month Volatility stands at 3.17%. Coho Partners Ltd decreased Microchip Tech Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHP) opened at $89.02 on Friday. Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. has noticeable recent volatility credentials; price volatility of stock was 1.95% for a week and 2.80% for a month.

Money Inflation conditional on ample monetary stimulus, European Central Bank says
Author: 0 Inflation conditional on ample monetary stimulus, European Central Bank says

The U.S./Germany two-year bond yield spread widened to 281 basis points, the largest gap since April 1997, though it slipped back to around 279 bps by 1700 GMT. The report showed that inflation in the 19 countries sharing the Euro as their common currency slowed to 1.2 percent from 1.3 percent in January, in line with the forecasts, but well-below the ECB's long-term elusive target of nearly 2 percent.

Money JC Penney (JCP) Issues FY19 Earnings Guidance
Author: 0 JC Penney (JCP) Issues FY19 Earnings Guidance

Seemingly, the company's latest efforts to circumvent sluggish trends were also announced today when it said it would take steps to "reduce corporate bureaucracy, flatten organizational structures and take out costs". J.C. Penney is making some inroads in its e-commerce business. Want to see what other hedge funds are holding JCP? "As the company continues to make progress on its strategic framework and implement new processes and organizational efficiencies, it is imperative that we ...

Author: 0 Were Analysts Bullish SSP Group plc (LON:SSPG) This Week?

Sei Invs holds 43,927 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Llc invested in 246 shares. Cordasco Fincl Network holds 47 shares or 0% of its portfolio. The company has market cap of 2.83 billion GBP. It has a 17.34 P/E ratio. It also delivers content across multiple platforms, including itv.com; and pay platforms, including Virgin and Sky, as well as through direct content deals with services, such as Amazon, Apple iTunes, and Netflix.

Money REI Stops Selling 50 NRA-Linked Brands
Author: 0 REI Stops Selling 50 NRA-Linked Brands

An online protest against Mountain Equipment Co-op last weekend was a small one but it quickly led to a big decision: On Thursday, the outdoor-gear retailer cut ties with brands that make water bottles and stand-up paddleboards but are owned by a US company that also sells assault rifles and ammunition.

Money FedEx Will Keep NRA Discounts Despite Calls for Boycott
Author: 0 FedEx Will Keep NRA Discounts Despite Calls for Boycott

Also, insurance underwriters Chubb Ltd and Lockton announced that they will no longer broker policies for NRA Carry Guard, the self defense insurance the gun lobby launched less than a year ago. Other credit card companies did not respond to requests for comment. FedEx said on Monday that while it disagrees with the NRA's policies, it will continue to offer members discounts.

Money Bank Governor warns on cryptocurrency risks
Author: 0 Bank Governor warns on cryptocurrency risks

David Merry, COE of Investoo Group - a lead generation company that focuses on financial services, says that Carney's comments are in stark contrast to an early report published by the United Kingdom government referencing cryptocurrency, anti-terrorist financing and anti-money laundering.

Money State Department Approves Sale Of Anti-Tank Missiles To Ukraine
Author: 0 State Department Approves Sale Of Anti-Tank Missiles To Ukraine

Lawmakers have backed arming Ukraine with defensive weapons since parts of the territory were seized by Russian Federation in 2014. Trump administration officials have said the anti-tank missiles are defensive weapons and only pose a risk to an outside aggressor.

Money Walmart limits gun purchases to 21 and older
Author: 0 Walmart limits gun purchases to 21 and older

Bean tweeted. After the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that took place on February 14th, the company found out the ex-student who was responsible for this tragedy bought a weapon from Dick's, but the weapon was not used in the massacre.

Money Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland Elections 2018: All you need to know!
Author: 0 Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland Elections 2018: All you need to know!

It predicted 9-15 seats for the Left front with a vote share of 40 percent. The NPP, if manages to win half the seats in Garo Hills, can make up for the remaining seats in Khasi-Jaintia Hills where the Congress seems to have revived after series of serious initial setbacks.

Money White House to get two new Air Force One
Author: 0 White House to get two new Air Force One

Boeing pledged to control expenditures at the time. The Air Force did not immediately respond to a request for comment on this figure. Air Force One is one of the most recognized symbols of the American presidency, a flying White House that's built to sustain the president and his team for an extended period.

Money Amazon launches its Prime Music service in India
Author: 0 Amazon launches its Prime Music service in India

Gaana will also be developing its subscription product for paying users. Punjabi, English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Bengali, Gujarati, Bhojpuri, and Rajasthani are the languages offered. Also, the app can be synced with the company's personal assistant "Alexa". Apple Music is available for ₹120 ($1.80) a month. "Amazon is committed to delivering great movies to our Prime Video members across Latin America".

Money 49ers GM says 'discussions are ongoing' with free agent RB Carlos Hyde
Author: 0 49ers GM says 'discussions are ongoing' with free agent RB Carlos Hyde

Foster was arrested on charges of domestic violence earlier this month, and Lynch admitted the arrest and possibility of National Football League punishment adds uncertainty to the offseason. Carlos Hyde has spent the last two-plus seasons as a starter for the San Francisco 49ers, but the running back's tenure could be coming to a close.

Money IRFA Executive Pleased With Senate Confirmation Of Bill Northey As USDA UnderSecretary
Author: 0 IRFA Executive Pleased With Senate Confirmation Of Bill Northey As USDA UnderSecretary

Northey has first-hand knowledge and experience regarding how the integration of biofuels into both domestic and worldwide fuel markets has positively impacted the farming economy in America". While it took too long, Senator Cruz finally realized that Northey had no interest in being confirmed on the back of dismantling the RFS. Northey is a fourth-generation Iowa farmer that grows corn and soybeans on his farm near Spirit Lake.

Money S&P 500 index heads for its worst month in 2 years
Author: 0 S&P 500 index heads for its worst month in 2 years

This also lifted the yield for U.S. 10 year government bonds, a global benchmark for commercial lending, past a four-year high of 2.92 per cent. US stocks were mostly choppy Wednesday before giving up earlier gains shortly before the end of a month of volatile trading.

Money German court allows city ban on diesel cars
Author: 0 German court allows city ban on diesel cars

The ruling could affect the value of millions of cars on German roads but the government has stressed that nothing will change right away and that a ban is not "inevitable". "This is another huge win for people and a clear example of courts stepping in where government action is found wanting", said James Thornton, the CEO of ClientEarth, which together with German NGO Deutsche Umwelthilfe has filed legal cases against several German cities breaching European Union air quality standards .

Money Ta-Nehisi Coates Will Write Captain America for Marvel Comics
Author: 0 Ta-Nehisi Coates Will Write Captain America for Marvel Comics

But while his journey with T'Challa isn't over yet, he's just announced that he'll be taking over another of Marvel's most iconic comics: The adventures of Steve Rogers in Captain America . "I have my share of strong opinions about the world". "Writing is about questions for me - not answers", he wrote. "I hope fans are excited to see something different, and I think there are some really compelling villains old school Captain America fans and Marvel fans will be familiar with".

Money PNB case: ED attaches Choksi's properties worth Rs 1200 cr
Author: 0 PNB case: ED attaches Choksi's properties worth Rs 1200 cr

Choksi and companies he controls. Attached assets include 15 flats and 17 office premises in Mumbai, a mall in Kolkata, a four-acre farm house in Alibaug and 231 acres of land at locations like Nashik, Nagpur, Panvel and Villupuram in Tamil Nadu.

Money Sensex, Nifty decline for third straight session
Author: 0 Sensex, Nifty decline for third straight session

Along with it, all wholesale commodity markets , including those of metals and bullion, are closed. The market has witnessed a mixed truncated week that passed by. A top official of the bank was grilled by the CBI this week in relation to the PNB fraud and ICICI Bank had clarified that while it had no exposure to the Nirav Modi group of companies, it was part of the working capital lender consortium in Mehul Choksi's Gitanjali Group.

Money Upon return, lawmakers expected to launch investigation into Gov Eric Greitens
Author: 0 Upon return, lawmakers expected to launch investigation into Gov Eric Greitens

She declined to say what the grand jury is looking into, or when it might wrap up. "Our focus is going to be on the underlying facts of the indictment and the circumstances surrounding them", Rep. His attorneys say their client is completely innocent. In a statement last week, Greitens said. The committee could determine whether to recommend impeachment proceedings to try to remove Greitens from office.

Money Kroger to stop selling firearms to people under age 21
Author: 0 Kroger to stop selling firearms to people under age 21

Under federal law, the legal age to purchase a rifle is 18 years old. Bi-Mart said Thursday its stores have never sold AR- or AK-style rifles, though they "support the responsible use and sale of firearms". Walmart stopped selling assault firearms and accessories in 2015 and only sells handguns in Alaska. But Ryan Terlecki, outside a Walmart in Milwaukee, said he didn't think the three years from 18 to 21 would make that much difference.

Money Kohl's beats fourth-quarter forecasts
Author: 0 Kohl's beats fourth-quarter forecasts

The stock decreased 0.78% or $0.212 during the last trading session, reaching $26.9823. About 2.03M shares traded or 17.13% up from the average. The company has a market capitalization of $10,380.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.37, a PEG ratio of 2.09 and a beta of 1.35.

Money Twitter wants help measuring its
Author: 0 Twitter wants help measuring its "health"

Twitter's ( TWTR +0.6%) next step in monitoring content on its platform is seeking proposals to measure "health" of the public conversation, it says. Rather than reacting to toxic comments , Twitter is now looking to foster worthwhile conversations, tweeted Dorsey. What we know is we must commit to a rigorous and independently vetted set of metrics to measure the health of public conversation on Twitter.