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Gov. Sandoval signs energy bills into law Gov. Sandoval signs energy bills into law
- June 17, 2017

The bill protect Nevadans' right to generate, consume and store renewable energy, as well as their ability to connect solar energy systems to the utility in a timely manner without being subjected to burdensome requirements. AB 405 will re-establish net metering for PV systems 25 kW and smaller, with surplus electricity generation credited at 95% of the full retail rate until the installed net metering capacity reaches 80 MW. (more...)
What To Watch For In Virginia's Gubernatorial Primaries What To Watch For In Virginia's Gubernatorial Primaries
- June 14, 2017

Virginia's Democratic Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner , along with attorney general Mark Herring have endorsed Northam. "Tonight, we're one step closer to building a Virginia that works for everyone - no matter who you are, no matter where you're from", Northam said in a Twitter post hours after polls closed. (more...)
Uber Board to Discuss CEO's Future, Workplace Culture
- June 12, 2017

The company also has been criticized for its political ties in recent months, as well as run-ins with drivers and conflicts with regulators. Given those circumstances, Kalanick , who has worked nonstop since Uber's founding in 2009, had told people he might need a break. (more...)
Trump Organization to launch hotel chain Trump Organization to launch hotel chain
- June 07, 2017

In January, President Trump placed his eldest sons, Eric (R) and Donald Trump Jr . The first Scion location will also be in MS, in the city of Cleveland. President Donald Trump has been criticized for raising membership fees at his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida, boasting of his new Washington hotel that has become a favorite spot for foreign diplomats, and benefiting from trademark approvals from China for possible future business there. (more...)
How major US stock market indexes fared on Thursday How major US stock market indexes fared on Thursday
- June 03, 2017

Nine of the 11 major S&P sectors were higher, with the industrials (.SPLRCI) index's 0.35 percent rise leading the advancers. The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 135.53 points, or 0.65 percent, to 21,144.18, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 18.26 points, or 0.76 percent, to 2,430.06 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 48.31 points, or 0.78 percent, to 6,246.83. (more...)
US employers add modest 138000 jobs in May; rate at 4.3 percent
- June 03, 2017

Some 138,000 jobs were added to the USA economy in May, according to the monthly jobs report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Friday morning. However analysts say the USA stands to gain more by participating in the development of renewable energy. But productivity fell 0.6 percent in the first three months of 2017, coming after persistent weakness in previous years. (more...)
Donald Trump Delays Moving Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
- June 02, 2017

Written into that act was a provision that allowed the president to sign a six-month waiver that would delay the move. "The focus is on how upsetting it'd be to Palestinians if the United States recognized Jerusalem as the Jewish capital", Oren said during Trump's visit to Israel. (more...)
Oil drifts below US$50 as market pessimism over OPEC deal lingers Oil drifts below US$50 as market pessimism over OPEC deal lingers
- May 30, 2017

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has been trying to tighten the supply chain, although the USA drilling continues to hinder the efforts. Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said the oil-cuts strategy is working and that global stockpiles will drop faster in the third quarter. (more...)
Fox News finds itself in an unaccustomed spot _ out of first Fox News finds itself in an unaccustomed spot _ out of first
- May 28, 2017

CNN came in second with 1.735 million total viewers and 729,000 in the demographic. In fact, for the week of May 15 (whose final numbers are just now being put out by Nielsen), MSNBC was the most-watched network in all of cable for prime time behind TNT , which carried several National Basketball Association playoff games. (more...)
Here's why you can expect oil output cuts to continue
- May 25, 2017

The committee monitoring progress of the output restraint deal between Opec and 11 other non-member countries today recommended extending the deal for another nine months once its initial period expires at the end of June. The cuts are expected to be extended by nine months under the urging of the Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation, the world's top two oil producers. (more...)
Kim Reynolds sworn in as Iowa's 1st female governor Kim Reynolds sworn in as Iowa's 1st female governor
- May 25, 2017

Gov. Reynolds said. He will then be sworn in as U.S. ambassador to the People's Republic of China by Judge Steven Colloton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. "Kim Reynolds can't run from her record". More than five years later, data shows the results have been mixed, though Branstad and Republicans have defended them. (more...)
Iraq's Crude Oil Production Is near a 9-Month Low
- May 24, 2017

Oil rode its longest rising streak in more than a month as a proposal by the world's two biggest crude producers to extend output curbs into 2018 boosted confidence that other nations will follow suit. The fall in production from Iraq could support crude oil ( ERY ) ( ERX ) ( PXI ) ( UCO ) prices. The largest of the 24 producers that agreed to a deal to cut supply for six months starting in January are reaffirming their commitment to the agreement amid growing doubts over its ... (more...)
Venezuelan president slams Trump after new sanctions Venezuelan president slams Trump after new sanctions
- May 20, 2017

With the worsening economic climate, Venezuela's president, Nicolas Maduro, has been struggling to hold unto power, and has been going to extraordinary means to do so. The US treasury department has in the past sanctioned Venezuelan officials or former officials, charging them with trafficking or corruption, a designation that allows their assets in the US to be frozen and bars them from conducting financial transactions through the US. (more...)
Trump administration aims to renegotiate NAFTA
- May 19, 2017

In a letter to congressional leaders on Thursday, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the administration would start talks on the 23-year-old deal in as few as 90 days. "Many chapters are outdated and do not reflect modern standards", he said. It created a trade agreement between Canada - Mexico and the United States, essentially getting rid of import or export taxes. (more...)
G-7 nations seek ways to make growth help more people G-7 nations seek ways to make growth help more people
- May 19, 2017

He felt people were becoming "more comfortable" with the goals of the new administration and said there had been much interest in TrumpÔÇ║s plans to slash taxes. "When he came to Baden-Baden, his comments were tentative - probably because it was his first worldwide meeting and it was soon after he started", Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso told reporters. (more...)
Salesforce Rises on Earnings Beat, Growing Cloud Demand: What Wall Street's Saying
- May 19, 2017

Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) surged 0.90% to trade at $88.54 during Friday trading session. Moreover, A.R.T. Advisors Llc has 0% invested in the company for 40,300 shares . Receive Salesforce.com Inc News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Salesforce.com Inc with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter . (more...)
Watch Mark Zuckerberg find out he got accepted into Harvard Watch Mark Zuckerberg find out he got accepted into Harvard
- May 19, 2017

The video, taken by his father Edward Zuckerberg, shows a young Mark in his pyjamas sat at his computer checking emails. His excited dad however goes nuts, yelling, "All right!" "All right! Yes! Great". "That was definitely not my plan", Zuckerberg replied. I bet them I'd get a degree. "Now I suppose the cycle is complete", Mr Zuckerberg writes in the comments section on Facebook. (more...)
Active Stock Momentum: The Coca-Cola Company (KO) Active Stock Momentum: The Coca-Cola Company (KO)
- May 18, 2017

Now The Coca-Cola Company's current price is $6.15 shy of the official highest sell-side analyst price target on Wall Street. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the business will report earnings of $1.94 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.90 to $2.04. (more...)
Western Wall Became A Holy Site To Jews Only After 1967 Western Wall Became A Holy Site To Jews Only After 1967
- May 17, 2017

During Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's post-inaugural visit to the white House, however, Trump preached restraint regarding settlement expansion and talk of moving the embassy was quickly relegated to the back burner. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has suggested in recent comments that Trump is being careful about the embassy move for fear it would hurt his attempts at restarting the peace process. (more...)
Tesla reveals pricing for solar roof as order books open Tesla reveals pricing for solar roof as order books open
- May 15, 2017

The price per square foot varies with the proportion of solar and non-solar tiles - Tesla says active tiles will cost $42 per square foot while inert tiles will be around $11 per square foot. Originally expected to be at full production by early this year, the South Buffalo factory has been delayed by SolarCity's deteriorating finances, which led to its acquisition last year by Tesla . (more...)