Global stocks were mixed, the dollar traded sideways and the euro slipped amid thin trading Monday. With markets in the U.K., U.S. and China all closed for public holidays, volumes were depressed across the board and many moves muted. The British pound posted the biggest gain among G-10 currencies as it recouped some of Friday’s plunge, which was triggered by polls showing the coming election may be closer than expected. South Africa’s rand reversed a rally after President Jacob Zuma survived a bid by some members of his party to oust him. Italian assets fell as a former prime minister raised the prospect of an early election.
Travelers on British Airways and its sister airlines in Spain faced a third day of delays and cancellations Monday, mainly on short-haul flights in Europe, after the company suffered a colossal IT failure over the weekend.
Kathy Hutton, manager of Tekoa-based Plants of the Wild, discusses how taking a minimum-wage job after college was a smart career move, her favorite native flower, and why people shouldn’t dig up plants in the wild.
The low volatility trade is back. Cue the panic. Typically sleepy stocks have been wide awake lately. The two most popular low volatility exchange-traded funds posted record highs every day this week and are outperforming the S&P 500 Index. And a version of low volatility used by most equity quants is headed toward its best stretch since last summer.
Advertising Rick Hosmer, the chief marketing officer and co-founder of Klündt | Hosmer, has been named the American Advertising Federation Spokane Advertising Professional of the Year. Hosmer founded the firm in 1987 after graduating from Spokane Falls Community College and working at KAYU-TV.
Tuesday I-90 Aerospace Corridor Conference and Expo - This two-day conference is sponsored by the Idaho Aerospace Alliance and Inland Northwest Aerospace Consortium to showcase the region’s aerospace businesses. The theme is “Growing the Aerospace Manufacturing Supply Chain” and the event will feature keynote speaker John Byrne, vice president of procurement at Boeing. For more information, please email Bob Didocha at email@example.com and visit https://i90aerospace.regfox.com/2017 to register. Tuesday and Wednesday, Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St., Coeur d’Alene.
British Airways canceled all flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend.
Microsoft has staked its future on the cloud, the range of on-demand computing power and software services bundled into Azure and other products. But Microsoft isn’t banking on snazzy marketing or technical chops alone to make Azure a winner. The technology giant is also offering bargains and freebies, including discounts to large businesses, free trial offers to all comers, and grants of cash for startups and nonprofits that try the service.
TAORMINA, Sicily – President Donald Trump has criticized Germany’s trade surplus with the United States, drawing attention to a contentious issue at a summit of world leaders where trade is already a sticking point. As the leaders of seven wealthy democracies gathered for difficult talks on trade and climate change, Germany’s Der Spiegel reported that Trump had told EU leaders the day before that the Germans were “bad, very bad” when it came to trade.
In 2014, Infiniti leased more than 28,000 Q50 luxury sedans for as little as $329 per month in a growing U.S. market. The leases accounted for more than three-quarters of Q50 sales. Now they’re coming back to haunt the automaker.
Long a source of complaints from , Zillow’s online valuations are far from perfect, the company acknowledges: For instance, according to its own data, the Zestimate on the typical single-family house sold in Seattle today is off by an average of nearly $40,000.