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Markets British bank HSBC to disclose 59 per cent gender pay gap
Author: 0 British bank HSBC to disclose 59 per cent gender pay gap

Of the 2,300 companies that have reported thus far, the financial services industry has revealed some of the biggest pay gaps . It had a 94% difference between median pay for male and female staff in the UK. Based on median hourly earnings, 74% of companies pay men more than women, while 15% pay women more than men and 11% report no difference. Meanwhile, two-thirds of junior jobs are done by women.

Markets Fitbit Ace Fitness Band for Kids Launched: Price, Specifications
Author: 0 Fitbit Ace Fitness Band for Kids Launched: Price, Specifications

We asked parents on the HuffPost UK Parents Facebook page what they thought about the device for kids . The watch comes in one size only but ships with small and large bands in the box. Unlike the adult versions of the device it doesn't feature calorie counting. It makes payment transactions easier and faster because it replaces the physical use of credit and debit cards.

Markets Dick's CEO: We knew we'd lose customers after dropping assault-style rifles
Author: 0 Dick's CEO: We knew we'd lose customers after dropping assault-style rifles

Andra AP fonden now owns 88,900 shares of the sporting goods retailer's stock valued at $2,401,000 after acquiring an additional 18,000 shares during the last quarter. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 0.3, current ratio was 1.6, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 0.28 and Total Debt/Equity ratio stands at 0.28, while Payout ratio is 0.242.

Markets GKN share price outperforms market as Melrose unveils higher offer
Author: 0 GKN share price outperforms market as Melrose unveils higher offer

Earlier, Melrose set out the terms of its increased bid - at 467p per share - which would give GKN investors a 60% stake in the expanded Melrose. Shareholders also would be entitled to receive the 6.20p final GKN dividend. According to the FTSE 100 firm, the new bid does not reflect the value of GKN's "world class aerospace business" or the benefits of combining GKN Driveline and Dana Incorporated - GKN last week agreed to merge its auto parts business with the USA firm in a deal worth ...

Markets White House expects N.Korea summit to happen despite Pyongyang's silence
Author: 0 White House expects N.Korea summit to happen despite Pyongyang's silence

Chung is visiting China to discuss his recent visit to North Korea , at which the two Koreas agreed to hold a summit next month. Now that the shock of President Donald Trump's decision to meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in May has worn off, it's time to consider the broader strategic implications of how the USA can best approach Kim's lethal regime in particular, and Asia in general.

Markets GOP senator to review Trump tariffs on steel, aluminum
Author: 0 GOP senator to review Trump tariffs on steel, aluminum

Trump said the "aggressive" foreign trade amounted to an "assault" on the U.S., but that he would also show flexibility with friendly countries, possibly removing tariffs for some. All were clips pulled from various YouTuber channels, presented out of context one after another. This opens the floodgates for challenges, both domestically and internationally, as the legitimacy of the US position depends heavily on whether the USA national security claim is plausible, Levy argues.

Markets Facebook to exclusively stream 25 MLB games a year
Author: 0 Facebook to exclusively stream 25 MLB games a year

The fight to be the streaming destination for sports fans is heating up and Facebook just took a huge step forward in upping its game. The games will also be available globally on the show page , excluding select global markets. "This partnership with Facebook reflects the ongoing commitment of Major League Baseball and our Clubs to connect with people around the world", Tony Petitti, MLB's deputy commissioner of business and media, said in a statement.

Markets Saudi crown prince moves closer to United Kingdom fighter jet deal
Author: 0 Saudi crown prince moves closer to United Kingdom fighter jet deal

Downing Street said a target of £65bn worth of trade and investment had been agreed during the Prince's United Kingdom visit. A Saudi-led coalition has been battling Iran-allied rebels in Yemen since 2015 in a war that has killed more than 10,000 people and driven the Arab world's poorest country to the brink of starvation.

Markets False news spreads 70 percent faster than true news, study shows
Author: 0 False news spreads 70 percent faster than true news, study shows

Some of Twitter's rumors are true. Others, of course, are false and far more pernicious, such as conspiracy theories about the Parkland high school shooting in Florida. But the difference between how false and true news spread was obvious. The academics at MIT also found fake news was 70 per cent more likely to be retweeted.

Markets Allegiant offers new nonstop flights from Syracuse to Orlando
Author: 0 Allegiant offers new nonstop flights from Syracuse to Orlando

The new Allegiant flights will begin service the same day Southwest Airlines is scheduled to end service in Flint. "The Eugene community has been very supportive of us, and we're pleased to be able to provide them with convenient, nonstop service to enjoy all that sunny destination has to offer".

Markets Periyar statue will be razed like Lenin's
Author: 0 Periyar statue will be razed like Lenin's

Tripura BJP president Biplab Kumar Deb and vice-president Jishnu Debbarma will be the new chief minister and deputy chief minister of the state respectively. Amid reports of sporadic violence in Tripura, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today spoke to the state governor and the DGP and asked them to ensure peace till a new government is installed, an official said.

Markets Amazon to stop selling ANOTHER Google gadget in bitter tech feud?
Author: 0 Amazon to stop selling ANOTHER Google gadget in bitter tech feud?

Digital Trends reported that the Nest team was told at the end of 2017 that Amazon would not be selling their new products including the latest smart thermostat or Nest Cam IQ . . Amazon's decision to stop selling competing Google products reflects its dedication to making a name for itself the field of future computing platforms.

Markets UK Services Growth Strongest In 4 Months
Author: 0 UK Services Growth Strongest In 4 Months

Japan's gross domestic product has expanded for the past eight quarters, the strongest run of growth since the 1980s bubble economy, but a recent large drop in industrial production has raised some questions about how strong the economy will grow in the future.

Markets Italy vote projection sees 5-Star on 33 pct in Senate
Author: 0 Italy vote projection sees 5-Star on 33 pct in Senate

Earlier on Monday, its economics chief Claudio Borghi raised the prospect of an alliance with 5-Star - heading for some 32 percent of the vote - which would likely be little interested in further European integration. Salvini said that for eurosceptics, the results were "a step towards liberation". Scenarios now include the creation of a more euro-skeptic coalition, which would nearly certainly push for a significant jump in welfare spending and challenge European Union budget restrictions, ...

Markets Ryanair plans return to full operations in all Irish airports on Saturday
Author: 0 Ryanair plans return to full operations in all Irish airports on Saturday

A statement read: "Today remains challenging and there will be disruption". Airlines canceled some 2,542 USA flights on Friday, according to flight tracking website Flight Aware, largely on the back of the storm as rough conditions at airports from ME to Virginia hindered airlines' ability to operate smoothly.

Markets More outdoors retailers joining the 'sea of change' over guns
Author: 0 More outdoors retailers joining the 'sea of change' over guns

Dick's released a statement on February 28 announcing it will no longer be selling assault-style rifles in its stores as well as banning anyone under 21 from purchasing a firearm and ammunition. "Our heritage as a company always has been in serving sportsmen and hunters, and we will continue to do so in a responsible way", it said. One industry analyst said after the announcement from Dick's, and strong words from its CEO about the need for change, that other retailers that devote a small ...

Author: 0 Gun Injuries Drop 20% During NRA Convention Every Year

How many more lives are we going to lose because the members of the administration are in the pockets of the NRA? But last week, companies led by First National Bank of Omaha and Enterprise Holdings of St. The NRA says on its website that it has "teamed up" with FedEx "to offer BIG savings" on the shipment giant's services. L.L. Bean: The retailer, which sells firearms only at its flagship store in ME, said it would stop selling guns and ammunition to anyone under 21.

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