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Blackstone illuminates gender pay in United Kingdom private equity

Blackstone illuminates gender pay in United Kingdom private equity Companies want to close the gender pay gap. Just eight of Ryanair's 554 United Kingdom pilots are women, with the majority of Ryanair's female United Kingdom workforce employed as cabin crew (405 of 586), according to the company's Gender Pay Report, which also showed that women's median hourly rate is a staggering 71.8 per cent lower than men's, while the mean stands at 67 per cent. [Full Article...]

NASA hires Lockheed Martin to build quiet, supersonic plane

NASA hires Lockheed Martin to build quiet, supersonic plane Today's announcement comes less than two weeks after President Donald Trump signed a federal budget for FY2019 that fully funds the LBFD . NASA has inked a deal with Lockheed Martin to develop a supersonic "X-plane" that could break the sound barrier without a sonic boom, officials said Tuesday. [Full Article...]

NY, 16 other states sue US over census question

NY, 16 other states sue US over census question Rep. Jerry NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerTop House Judiciary Dem rips Nunes memo accusing Federal Bureau of Investigation of bias Conyers stepping aside as ranking Dem on House Judiciary Committee Dems stop short of demanding Conyers step down from powerful committee MORE (D-N.Y.) accused the Trump administration of trying to steal Congressional seats from states with large immigrant com... [Full Article...]

Panera website exposed customer data, report says

Panera website exposed customer data, report says Security experts have alleged that United States bakery-cafe chain Panera Bread had "millions" of customers' personal information available and searchable on its site for at least eight months, leaving them vulnerable to identity theft. Houlihan stated in a post on Medium.com that was just published that through email he had reached out as well as via LinkedIn and Twitter , to the director secu... [Full Article...]

Active search for missing Hart children focuses on ocean, travel route

Active search for missing Hart children focuses on ocean, travel route Louis Post Dispatch , the family believes Jermon's younger brother accidentally shot him while he sat in a chair while playing a video game. It is still unclear why the family left their home in Woodland to drive to California , leaving behind many family belongings as well as a pet and some chickens, officials said. [Full Article...]

It's no (April Fool's) joke: snow is in the forecast

It's no (April Fool's) joke: snow is in the forecast Meteorologist Joey Welsh of the National Weather Service said a colder air mist that hit Northwest Missouri caused the unseasonably cold weather seen Sunday , with temperatures reaching record lows in the morning hours. You can't just look at one model and say for sure this is for sure going to happen. 'In terms of snow there could be travel problems on some Pennine routes and higher ground... [Full Article...]

New Studies: Opioid Use Lower In States That Eased Marijuana Laws

New Studies: Opioid Use Lower In States That Eased Marijuana Laws When fentanyl became a go-to drug for dealers, opioid deaths immediately spiked due to its high potency at low doses. Instead, they find evidence that legalization may reduce the prescribing of opioids. Fourteen states plus the District of Columbia had such a law from the beginning of that time; nine other states joined them during the years the study covered. [Full Article...]

Institutional Investors Lead Shift in NextEra Energy Partners (NYSE:NEP) Sentiment

Institutional Investors Lead Shift in NextEra Energy Partners (NYSE:NEP) Sentiment Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. boosted its holdings in shares of Nextera Energy Partners by 34.0% in the 4th quarter. After $0.19 actual earnings per share reported by NextEra Energy Partners, LP for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 115.79% EPS growth. [Full Article...]

SoftBank to lead $445 million funding in Paytm Mall

SoftBank to lead $445 million funding in Paytm Mall Interestingly, SoftBank Vision Fund is also an investor in Paytm Mall rival, Flipkart where it had led a United States dollars 2.5 billion financing round a year ago becoming one of the largest shareholders in the Bengaluru-based company. [Full Article...]

Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Toronto Dominion Bank bought 74,769 shares as the company's stock declined 12.38% with the market. Prospector Partners Llc, which manages about $2.43B and $685.97M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Selective Ins Group Inc (NASDAQ:SIGI) by 6,800 shares to 165,300 shares, valued at $9.70M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. [Full Article...]

21st Century Fox offers to sell Sky News to Disney

21st Century Fox offers to sell Sky News to Disney Disney has expressed an interest in acquiring Sky News , whether or not its larger $US52.4 billion ($68 billion) takeover of most of Fox goes through, according to a statement from Fox on Tuesday. We are aware that a group of politicians that is opposed to the transaction is seeking to influence the CMA and is making a number of unsupported and fanciful assertions. [Full Article...]

China trade war fears see Wall Street stocks plunge

Retaliatory tariffs imposed by China on a slew of US exports and Mr. Trump's ongoing criticism of Amazon ( AMZN ) helped push equities into a downward spiral. Humana is a major provider of Medicare Advantage coverage for people 65 and older. Shares of athletic wear giant Nike were down almost 3.5 percent following a weekend story in the Wall Street Journal that, citing current and former emplo... [Full Article...]

ICICI Bank shares fall almost 7% after CBI inquiry into Videocon loan

ICICI Bank shares fall almost 7% after CBI inquiry into Videocon loan With the allegations resurfacing over the past month, the ICICI Bank's board reviewed the bank's internal processes for credit approval and said they were robust. At 11:30 AM, the stock had slipped 6.20% or 17.25 points to Rs 261.10, the lowest since October. The bank was also forced to reduce the size of the ICICI Securities IPO due to under-subscription. [Full Article...]

Keep Your Active Eyes on Intel Corporation

Keep Your Active Eyes on Intel Corporation Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ) yearly performance is 46.42% and net profit margin is 15.30%. Intel will be gone from inside Macs by 2020, replaced by custom Apple silicon, claims a report by Bloomberg . (NYSE:T) has " Buy " rating given on Tuesday, April 11 by Argus Research. If the company really does follow through with it, Intel would sustain a major blow. [Full Article...]

Malaysian manufacturing in first dip of eight months

Malaysian manufacturing in first dip of eight months An employee walks along aluminium ingots at the foundry shop of the Rusal Sayanogorsk aluminium smelter outside the town of Sayanogorsk, Russia, September 3, 2015. Overseas sales also returned to growth in March following two months of decline. "On the contrary, the level of unfinished work fell further as anecdotal evidence revealed that manufacturers increased overtime work and raised producti... [Full Article...]

Cambridge Analytica has suspended its CEO in wake of Facebook data furor

CEO Mark Zuckerberg has also denied that Facebook puts growth above all else. At the time of the Freakonomics interview, word had yet to come out that Facebook was being exploited by Russians who bought election ads during the 2016 presidential campaign. [Full Article...]

Cambridge Analytica predecessor had access to secret MoD information

Cambridge Analytica predecessor had access to secret MoD information The official British note of approval was one of over 100 pages of documents handed over to the digital, media, culture and sport select committee by Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie earlier this week, following a oral hearing that lasted almost four hours. [Full Article...]

Little Caesars giving away free lunch combos Monday

Little Caesars giving away free lunch combos Monday The University of Maryland-Baltimore County upset the University of Virginia on in a stunning 74-54 victory. On its Facebook page, the company announced it would offer a free lunch combo if a tournament underdog won. 3 MI against No. 1 Villanova. Little Caesars first tweeted in mid-March that it would give free lunch combos if a No. 16 seed defeated a No. 1 seed. [Full Article...]

Way Bill comes into force from today

Way Bill comes into force from today E-way bill was made mandatory for inter-state movement of goods from 1 April after technological glitches forced the government to defer the implementation from the initial rollout date of 1 February. Touted as an anti-evasion measure and would help boost tax collections by clamping down on trade that now happens on cash basis, the e-way bill provision of the goods and services tax (GST) was first... [Full Article...]

Saks and Lord & Taylor Suffer Credit Card Hack

Saks and Lord & Taylor Suffer Credit Card Hack HBC said the issue has been identified and contained, and the company will update costumers when more information is available. Other chains owned by Hudson's Bay Company , including department-store chains in Germany and Belgium, Home Outfitters in Canada and the Hudson's Bay department-store Chain in Canada and the Netherlands, do not appear to have been affected by the credit-card theft. [Full Article...]


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