Stock market ends slightly lower on tax plan uncertainty - MarketWatch

U.S. stocks finished modestly lower Friday, with the S&P 500 SPX, -0.26% and Dow industrials DJIA, -0.43% marking a second week of declines as …


'Leave us where we are': 100 Stanley Street homeowner pleads to city

Nan Finlayson's 120-year-old home is facing demolition or relocation over a road expansion project<p>Nan Finlayson will be at city hall Thursday to …

Report shows massive loss for Eskom, and day two for Zimbabwe's 'soft coup'

Cape Town - A roundup of the day's must-read financial news<p><b>Eskom is set to make massive loss, report shows</b><p>The low electricity price increase granted …

Business (South Africa)

Consumer confidence hits seven-week high

Consumer confidence has bounced to a seven-week high, with people feeling more optimistic about the state of the economy and buoyed by improvements …


3Q '17: HTC : Uncertainty Cast Clouds Over HTC’s Future

Smartphones<p>3Q '17: HTC : Uncertainty Cast Clouds Over HTC’s Future<p>Report Summary:<p>HTC’s swims in deep waters as smartphone shipment volumes crashed …


The Art of Dealing with Uncertainty - IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Patent Law

Do you sometimes feel unsure of yourself when speaking to a client or making a presentation? Anyone who answered no is not being honest. We all feel …

Intellectual Property

Natural Gas Refuses To Rally

The November- December roll results in a price adjustment.<p>Inventories approaching the end of the injection season.<p>The winter is a period of …


Commentary: Sterling drop after UK rate hike questions point of the exercise

LONDON (Reuters) - If the Bank of England’s first interest rate rise in over a decade was aimed in part at shoring up sterling and its impact on above-target UK inflation, then it has backfired already.<p>Pound notes and coins are seen inside a cash register in a bar in Manchester, Britain September …


Constantly texting your friends about problems may be increasing your anxiety

Our culture has changed immensely as a result of the smartphone. We can get reassurance for every doubt just by texting our friends. We can feel …


Opinion: NZ must avoid sea of alternative facts

Chile rejected a huge mining deal because of concerns for its penguins, while New Zealand pursues seabed mining that threatens marine life. Now there …

New Zealand News

Brexit showdown bringing uncertainty to UK

The showdown between the UK and the EU over money continues and the uncertainty is bringing along social anxiety for many. CNN's Erin McLaughlin reports.

World News

UK's economy under a cloud of Brexit uncertainty - Hammond

LONDON (Reuters) - Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond said on Wednesday that a “cloud of uncertainty” about Brexit was hanging over the country’s economy and needed to be cleared as quickly as possible.<p>Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, leaves Downing Street in central …


Amazon's Andreas Damianou on how to introduce probability & uncertainty to deep learning

By <b>Yazmin How</b>, Digital Content Manager - RE•WORK<br>October 03, 2017<p>If I were to describe a fictional person, place or object right now, the chances are …

Machine Learning

UK must remove short-term uncertainty surrounding Brexit: finance minister

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Britain must resolve the short term challenge of uncertainty caused by Brexit and accelerate the talks to deliver a …


UK must remove short-term uncertainty surrounding Brexit - finance minister

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Britain must resolve the short term challenge of uncertainty caused by Brexit and accelerate the talks to deliver a …


Bitcoin remains under pressure amid uncertainty over Chinese ban

Bitcoin struggled to stage a recovery on Monday as the uncertainty over China’s plan to ban trading of virtual currencies on domestic exchanges …


The Long Months Of Uncertainty Are Wearing On Insurers

And insurance providers aren't banking on a lifeline being tossed from Congress anytime soon.<p>Modern Healthcare: Left In The Lurch: Ongoing …

Affordable Care Act

European stocks open mixed amid ongoing political uncertainty

European stocks were mixed as investors continued to monitor ongoing political uncertainty.


Collins urges Congress to end Obamacare payment uncertainty

Sen. Susan Collins on Sunday called on Congress to end the uncertainty caused by President Donald Trump saying he might end funding to subsidize health insurance for low-income people.<p>Trump threatened to stop government payments that subsidize insurance for low-income people following the Senate's …


Mercedes recalls diesel cars for emissions software update

Almost every new diesel bought over the past six years is affected by the move, which the company said was voluntary and would involve owners being …

UK News

British firms raise marketing budgets despite Brexit uncertainty - survey

(Reuters) - British companies increased their marketing budgets during the second quarter despite uncertainties about the economy as the UK looks to exit the European Union, a survey showed on Wednesday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Shoppers carry purchases on Regent Street after it and Oxford Street were closed to …


Full Collins: Uncertainty Leads to 'Destabilzation' of Insurance Markets

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) tells Chuck Todd that Congress could create "far better legislation" if they returned to working across the aisle.


Why Amazon's Acquisition of Whole Foods Matters for Startupland

Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods is notable for many reasons. Of course, there’s the magnitude $13.7B. The second is the shockwaves reverberating …

Whole Foods

5 Ways You Can Get Ahead This Summer

Use the seasonal slowdown to spend some quality time on what's important, but not necessarily urgent.<p>For many senior executives, the summer is a time when things slow down a little. And with the regular cadence of meetings and interactions disjointed by vacations, it's often the case that we arrive …


Cisco shows effects of Trump uncertainty - MarketWatch

The uncertain path for President Donald Trump’s administration is weighing on Cisco Systems Inc., long seen as a harbinger of future macroeconomic …


EU hails growth but warns of uncertainty in UK over Brexit

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union said Thursday that the bloc's economic recovery is continuing, with steady growth expected this year and next, though it warned of uncertainty in Britain due to its departure from the bloc.<p>In its spring economic forecast, the European Commission said that economic …


GE shares to drop 20% as uncertainty about stock greatest in 'decades,' JPMorgan says

JPMorgan analysts cut the 12-month price target to $22, representing a 20 percent drop from Wednesday close at $27.35.


10-Treasury yield climbs to 8-week high as traders turn to geopolitical uncertainty - MarketWatch

Treasury yields saw prices slips, pushing yields slightly higher Wednesday, after a lackluster auction of 10-year notes weighed on U.S. government …


Veteran investors on trading in the time of Trump — how to cut through the uncertainty - MarketWatch

The uncertainty around President Donald Trump’s Russian relations, the drumbeat of tensions with North Korea, the niggling worry of more market …


Jessica Alba's Three Foundations For Building a Fortune

How the Honest Company's founder creates personal and professional success<p>Jessica Alba (estimated net worth $340m as of May 2016) has built an award winning acting career, personal brand, and formidable consumer packaged goods business (Honest Company) all before her 36th birthday this month. She …

Jessica Alba