Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes off Indonesia’s Sumatra, USGS reports

Asia Pacific 06:58 GMT 05/14/2021(updated 07:20 GMT 14.05.2021) Get a short url https://cdn1.img.sputniknews.com/img/107737/60/1077376001_0:0:1200:600_1200x675_80_0_0_e75e2653ce77c473d1ca748795390cf1.jpg Sputnik International https://cdn2.img.sputniknews.com/i/logo.png Sputnik https://cdn2.img.sputniknews.com/i/logo.png https://sputniknews.com/asia/202105141082886180-66-magnitude-earthquake-hits-off-indonesias-sumatra-usgs-reports/ The archipelago nation is located in a seismically active area of ​​the Pacific known as the Ring of Fire that regularly experiences powerful earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, caused by the collision …

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Winner of the student wall competition to implement the design

Elsewhere in entertainment, events and the arts: ‘Spaceship Earth’ The Arkansas Cinema Society will screen, virtually, “Spaceship Earth,” a documentary on the 1991 Biosphere 2 experiment in which eight people spent two years in quarantine inside a self-designed replica of the Earth’s ecosystem, 6 p.m. Wednesday at tinyurl.com/3tzx9fw7. Free entry. …

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Using CO2 to create a limestone rock substitute

Image Credit: Parmna / Shutterstock.com A California-based cleantech pioneer – Blue Planet Ltd. – learns from nature to make concrete more sustainable by capturing biomimetic carbon. The company’s economically sustainable carbon capture process creates a limestone rock substitute that can replace aggregate for concrete, dramatically reducing the material’s ultimate environmental …

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Two Houghton students win NASA internship

Micaela Geborkoff and Logan Sandell of Houghton High School have both been selected to be part of NASA’s prestigious STEM Enhancement and Space Science summer internship program. SEES studies the Earth’s atmosphere and its nearest neighboring planets. Normally, students stay at the University of Texas while working at NASA’s Austin …

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Summer outside? Discover Ireland’s six national parks

Ready to spend some time in the great outdoors this summer and connect with nature? Ireland’s six national parks offer ancient forests, diverse flora and fauna, historic sites, and stunning mountain and lake views. 1. Killarney National Park(Killarney, County Kerry) 7 Ladies View in Killarney National Park in Co Kerry. …

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An urgent call to action from the Nobel Prize winners

Our Planet, Our Future is the title of the 2021 Nobel Prize Summit. As a follow-up to this summit, the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine recently published Our Planet, Our Future: An Urgent Call for Action d / d April 29e, 2021. The opening paragraph of the Noble …

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BlueLinx Announces First Quarter 2021 Results

Net Sales Exceed $1 billion, Highest Q1 Since 2006 Record Net Income of $62 million and Adjusted EBITDA of $107 million More than $100 million decrease in Total Outstanding Bank Debt year over year MARIETTA, Ga., May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BlueLinx Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BXC), a leading U.S. wholesale …

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Emissions from human activity alter the formation of biogenic secondary organic aerosols

PICTURE: Formation of biogenic secondary organic aerosols (SOA) by complex anthropogenic-biogenic interactions. view After Credit: Li Xu Despite their extremely small size, submicronic airborne aerosols are critical pollutants with implications for climate change, air quality and human health. Among these particles, secondary organic aerosols (SOA) are formed when volatile organic …

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Small volcanoes are a big deal on Mars

Life may be at the center of exploration of Mars today, but our planetary neighbor is home to the largest volcanoes in the solar system. Olympus Mons towers 23 kilometers (75,000 feet) above the surrounding landscape, and its neighbors, the Tharsis Montes (Arsia Mons, Pavonis Mons and Ascraeus Mons), stand …

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US dairies’ methane emissions down

Dairy and livestock trends in the United States indicate a decline in methane emissions. While greenhouse gas has been used by climate change activists to crush animal agriculture, science points to a different trend. Methane as a greenhouse gas has long been the Achilles heel of campaigners to tackle animal …

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‘Anxiety and Disorder’: VVS Laxman Reveals SRH Atmosphere After CSK Support Staff Test Positive for COVID-19 During IPL 2021

VVS Laxman reveals SRH atmosphere: Former Indian drummer admitted to growing apprehensions after players contacted the virus. Indian Premier League franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad played against the Chennai Super Kings in Delhi on April 28 before three of the latter’s staff tested positive for COVID-19. Besides Super Kings CEO, a bowling …

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Why Elton Muskrat Shouldn’t Be Space President

Lauren Huang / Daily Nexus October 12, 1492: Christopher Columbus sailed on the blue ocean … October 4, 1957: The Soviet Union launches Sputnik, the first artificial satellite into orbit. July 20, 1969: The United States’ Apollo 11 landed the first humans on the moon. May 6, 2002: Elon Musk …

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The road to greener hydrogen

Whether hydrogen fuel holds the key to delivering widespread renewable energy remains a heated debate. What cannot be argued is the shear investment that donors are investing in the power source – up to € 470 billion by 2050. When skeptics protest the potential of hydrogen, as an efficient and …

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A closer look at the T3SS reveals the design

Photo: Guns on USS Iowa, by PH1 Jeff Hilton, public domain, via Wikimedia Commons. It’s not smart design’s job to explain why things exist. Its only job is to distinguish between designed objects and those which can be explained by chance or natural law. Potentially dangerous objects, such as guns …

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The African continent is slowly splitting in two

By David STEIN May 6, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. An impressive sinkhole has appeared in southwestern Kenya following heavy rains. Scientists see it as another sign of the gradual break-up of the African continent. The events giving rise to this news took place on the morning of March 19, 2018. …

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OSCE Group Co-Chairs in Minsk urge parties to create atmosphere of mutual trust conducive to lasting peace: statement – aysor.am

The OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs (Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, Stéphane Visconti of France and Andrew Schofer of the United States of America) today issued the following statement: The Co-Chairs welcome the release by Azerbaijan of Armenian detainees Robert Vardanyan, Samvel Shukhyan and Seryan Tamrazyan and call on both …

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Goatherder wanted for Ireland’s new conservation project

Yodeling is not necessary for Ireland’s new conservation job, although handling a sheepdog can be helpful. Fingal County Council, as part of a revolutionary pasture conservation project with the Old Irish Goat Society (OIGS), is looking for a goatherd. The position will be to herd 25 goats on the Howth …

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Art Notes May 6 | The SandPaper

MATERNITY: Laura Harvey’s “Flocks” collage is one of the many works of art available at the Solace Gallery in Surf City. (Illustration by Laura Harvey) Beginning of the season: Solace Studio and Gallery, at 2312 Long Beach Blvd. in Surf City, is now open on Saturdays from 12 p.m. to …

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Looking to the future: carbon capture and storage

One industry that will be worth around $ 1.4 trillion by 2050, and which to date has reached the significant investment figure of $ 300 million, is the carbon capture and storage (CCS) industry. This was mentioned in the report created by Vivid Economics titled Stimulus greenness index in 2020. …

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How trees in your local park protect you from disease

On your next visit to the park, try to count all the different species you can see. Away from the closely mowed grass, you might spot wildflowers frequented by pollinating insects, such as bees, wasps, and hoverflies. Above are the gnarled branches of mature trees, some of which will have …

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Docherty thrives in a positive atmosphere – News

He was one of the driving forces behind Hull City’s winning campaign and midfielder Greg Docherty said the positive environment within the Tigers camp had helped him thrive in his debut season at KCOM stadium. . Docherty joined the Club from Glasgow Rangers last summer and admits he was instantly …

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IMF says Pakistan bailout sets ambitious fiscal targets

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – The $6 billion loan program for Pakistan approved last week by the International Monetary Fund will require “very ambitious” fiscal measures and sustained commitment for the bailout to succeed, officials said on Monday. IMF officials. The three-year deal approved by the IMF board last week, Pakistan’s 13th …

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DMV resumes regular road tests for drivers 15-17

January 17, 2022 LUMBERTON — The legacy of the late Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was honored Monday through multiple events in Robeson County. More than 30 people gathered Monday afternoon at the Fairmont-South Robeson Heritage Center to attend the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service event, hosted …

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PREIT announces strong growth in its rental activities by welcoming new tenants in a diversified portfolio

PHILADELPHIA CREAM, April 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — PREIT (NYSE: PEI), a leading operator of distinctive real estate in high barrier-to-entry markets, today provided an update on strong demand for space in its evolving communities, driven by their distinctive appeal and improving the landscape of the in-person experience. During the first …

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Halle Capital Management announces investment in Planet Smile Partners, a new dental services organization focused on pediatric dentistry and orthodontics

Halle Capital Management (“Halle”), a New York-based growth equity investment firm, today announced it has made a new investment in Planet Smile Partners (“PSP”), a new pediatric dental services organization and orthodontics (“DSO”). PSP provides clinicians with a range of administrative services, alleviating the burden on providers who have to …

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UPDATE 1 – South Africa’s Anglogold plays down merger prospects amid deal talks

(Add actions, CEO comments and history) TORONTO / JOHANNESBURG, March 31 (Reuters) – South African firm Anglogold Ashanti does not need to pursue mergers and will not scale up on its own, its acting chief executive said on Wednesday, softening the speculation that it could participate in other deals in …

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Why Airbnb’s stock crashed today – then got a little better

What happened Virtual hotelier actions Airbnb (NASDAQ: ABNB) was caught in the technology stock market crash Tuesday morning, fall of more than 10% at the start of the session while the Nasdaq fell by 4%. This is the bad news. The good news is that by 11:30 am EST things …

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Business News | Stock market and stock market news | Financial news

Search for quotes, news, net asset values ​​of mutual funds Suzlon Energy INE040H01021, SUZLON, 532667 Vodafone idea INE669E01016, IDEA, 532822 CMS Information System INE925R01014, CMSINFO, 543441 RBL Bank INE976G01028, BANK RBL, 540065 Tata Engines INE155A01022, TATAMOTORS, 500570 Search for quotes, news, net asset values ​​of mutual funds Suzlon Energy INE040H01021, …

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1 Consumer discretionary stock to avoid no matter what

AMC Entertainment‘s (NYSE: AMC) stock caught the attention of Reddit group WallStreetBets this year. Starting in 2021 at around $ 2, the price rose to over $ 20 by the end of January. At present level, it’s still about six times he started the year. Despite the day traders ” …

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3 stocks Warren Buffett would love

Warren Buffett has built a track record of making good stock choices for decades. From American Express at Coca Cola and, more recently, Apple, buying the right stocks at the right time did Berkshire Hathaway one of the largest publicly traded companies. Buffett generally looks for reasonably priced stocks that …

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The problem of Jan-Werner Mueller’s “illiberal democracy”

After only three months in power, the new Polish government seems determined to establish what critics call an “illiberal democracy”. But the description is deeply misleading – and in a way that undermines efforts to curb would-be autocrats. PRINCETON – Poland’s turn towards authoritarian rule has sounded the alarm throughout …

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Why stocks of 3D Systems, Stratasys, and Desktop Metal all rose 10% (or more) today

What happened For the third day in a row, 3D printing stocks are skyrocketing today – and in unison – with Office metal (NYSE: DM) equities up 10.4%, Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) up 10.6%, and the eponymous industry name, 3d systems (NYSE: DDD) leading the pack with a gain of 10.9%. …

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Mayor Romero and City Leaders Express Importance of Cherrybell After USPS 10-Year Plan Issued | Local

TUCSON (KVOA) – On Wednesday, Tucson Mayor Regina Romero joined community leaders in expressing their support for the Cherrybell Post Office and its importance to our region. Tuesday, United States Postmaster General DeJoy published the United States Postal Services 10-Year Plan (USPS), which left open the possibility of future facility …

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GEM is not interested in buying ‘nice’ assets from Petra Diamonds after kicking the tires

Clifford Elphick, CEO, GEM Diamonds GEM According to company CEO Clifford Elphick, Diamonds was unlikely to make an offer on Petra Diamonds or any of its assets. Asked about his views on potential consolidation in the diamond sector, Elphick said, “There is nothing too overwhelming that would cause us to …

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Lyft stock is 33% more up from here, analyst says

Continued rollout of COVID-19 vaccines bodes well for ridesharing app Lyft (NASDAQ: LYFT), especially as summer approaches, as it means more people will be traveling again. Analyst is so bullish on Lyft’s outlook that he put its stock on his “best ideas” list and raised its price target to $ …

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Leaf Home Solutions ™ Expands Services with Acquisition of Three Successful Direct-to-Consumer Companies under its Leaf Home Enhancements ™ brand

Thiel’s Home Solutions, Miracle Windows & Showers and Storm Tight Windows will continue to offer superior products and end-to-end service as part of the Leaf Home Solutions family AKRON, Ohio, February 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Leaf Home Solutions™, North America A leading provider of direct-to-consumer branded home solutions, …

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Forget Dividend Kings: It’s the Best Income Equity for Your Portfolio

The kings of dividends are generally excellent income investments. These companies have a proven track record, having increased their dividend payments for at least 50 consecutive years. That said, technically all a company would have to do to maintain such a growth streak would be to increase the dividend by …

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Advanced Correctional Healthcare, Inc Relocates Headquarters to Williamson County

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and officials at Advanced Correctional Healthcare, Inc. (ACH) announced that the company will move its headquarters from Peoria, Ill. To Franklin, in Tennessee. As part of the relocation, the healthcare company will create 58 new jobs and invest $ …

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UPDATE 4 -UniCredit avoids wave of mergers and acquisitions in Italy and sees opportunities in COVID-19 crisis

* Trade gains, lower costs lead to better profit in the second quarter * Business operations rebound after containment * To continue to stock up against a possible COVID-19 blow * Confirms adj 2021 profit target, sees S2 in line with S1 (update actions, add context and valuation, write to …

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Zafrul: Malaysia’s statutory debt in 2021 is expected to reach 58.5% of GDP

PUTRAJAYA (March 18): Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz today said Malaysia’s statutory debt is expected to reach 58.5% of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2021 due to the implementation of the RM20 billion PEMERKASA stimulus plan to safeguard the country’s economic situation. growing impact of the Covid-19 …

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French telecoms mogul Niel to take over Irish eir in $ 770 million deal

PARIS / DUBLIN (Reuters) – French telecoms entrepreneur Xavier Niel will acquire a majority stake in eir, the former Irish state telecommunications monopoly, in a € 650m (€ 770m) deal. of dollars) which takes over its listed company Iliad ILD.PA in its second foreign market. FILE PHOTO – Xavier Niel, …

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Change cards to relieve your holiday hangover

Credit card spending has been on the decline here for some time thanks to a big shift towards the use of debit cards, but the temptation to use a credit card to get through the Christmas season is too hard to resist. a lot. Figures from the central bank show …

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Why both Visa and Mastercard stocks fell today

What happened Actions of credit card giant Visa (NYSE: V) the stock tumbled today, falling 5% until 12:40 p.m. EDT following news that the US Department of Justice is investigating the company for engaging in potentially anti-competitive practices in the market. debit cards, The Wall Street Journal reports this morning. …

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The Tennessee Renaissance Festival opens May 8

Travel back in time to Covington Glen, a 16th century English village. Magic, comedy and music await with the thrill of a royal jousting, action-packed pirate show, Knight Wings birds of prey demonstration, heroic Robin Hood and sassy wit by Axel the Sot at the Renaissance 2021 festival. The Renaissance …

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Aemetis creates a carbon capture subsidiary for CO2 sequestration to further reduce the carbon intensity of dairy RNG and renewable fuels

California Central Valley is a facility of CO2Injection region supporting carbon sequestration projects for Aemetis Dairy RNG projects, ethanol plant and renewable jet / diesel plant under development CUPERTINO, CA, April 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – via NewMediaWire – Aemetis, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMTX), a renewable natural gas and renewable fuels …

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Texas expects debt issuance to increase this fiscal year

Texas plans to issue about $ 5.17 billion in debt in fiscal 2021, an increase of $ 491.2 million or 10.5% from the previous year’s amount, according to the Texas Bond Review Board. Annual Report. The annual report published each December lists the public and local debt during the fiscal …

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Developer linked to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Charged Judge Others of Fraud – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

An Austin real estate developer at the center of recent allegations against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has called for an investigation into his unsubstantiated claims that other businessmen have an elaborate plot to steal $ 200 million from its properties with the help of a federal judge. The Associated …

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India Bulls-Embassy group pact strengthens hopes for real estate consolidation

The merger is expected to be finalized by the second quarter of fiscal 2022. India Bulls Real Estate (IBREL) and Embassy Group have announced the terms of their merger, amid the first signs of consolidation in the real estate sector. The deal could trigger a wave of consolidation efforts in …

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Moody’s expects India’s fiscal position to remain weak

NEW DELHI: Moody’s Investors Service says India’s weak fiscal position (negative Baa3) will remain a major credit challenge in 2021. According to Moody’s, the outlook for budget consolidation remain low, particularly in view of the governmentmixed results of the implementation of revenue raising measures. Although the government has not provided …

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3 Reasons Tencent Music’s Revenue Won’t Impress

Tencent Music Entertainment (NYSE: TME) hit a new all-time high on Tuesday, only to pull back gains after posting disappointing financial results. China’s first music streaming service arrived with the kind of numbers its peers would love to generate, but it just wasn’t enough. Revenue grew 50.5% to $ 785 …

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Can AstraZeneca win in the U.S. COVID vaccine market after its efficacy results fiasco?

AstraZeneca (NASDAQ: AZN) last week announced its first interim efficacy results for its COVID-19 vaccine. But the National Institutes of Health (NIH) quickly released a statement that appeared to slap the drugmaker for not including more up-to-date results. In this Motley Fool Live video registered on March 24, 2021Motley Fool …

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The proportion of university graduates with “excessive” debt is increasing

The growing public interest in student loans in recent years can be explained by some numbers that really matter (like crossing the threshold of $ 1 trillion in the amount of total outstanding loan debt) and some that are less significant (anecdotal reports of occasional baristas who have racked up …

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Highlights of CBO’s 2018 Long-Term Budget Outlook

Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its latest Long-term fiscal outlook and projected that the country’s debts would essentially double as a share of the economy by 2048, reaching 152 percent of gross domestic product (GDP). Even though the CBO has forecast higher deficits over the past year, the …

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Why LiveXLive Media Stock surged on Thursday

What happened Actions of the digital media specialist LiveXLive Media (NASDAQ: LIVX) jumped Thursday, rising to 19.2%. As of 2 p.m. EDT, however, the stock was up about 9%. The technological actionsThe s gain follows an announcement by the company that it will produce and distribute a pay-per-view boxing and …

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Best cheap car insurance in Macomb

Macomb County is one of the most densely populated counties in Michigan. Therefore, it is not surprising that its residents pay more for auto insurance. Right now, the average driver pays $ 1,213 for minimum coverage and $ 2,726 for full coverage. It’s expensive for a variety of reasons outside …

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Why the stock of clean energy fuels soared in February

What happened Actions of Clean energy fuels (NASDAQ: CLNE) jumped 27.5% in February, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. After an increase of more than 50% earlier in the month, the stock corrected. Still, it was a remarkable move throughout the month. Clean Energy offers compressed natural gas …

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Here’s why real estate income is a stock forever

Income investors are faced with a fairly limited menu of investment options these days with short term interest rates hovering around 0% and the economy still in recovery mode. Several companies known to pay dividends had to suspend them last year to deal with unfavorable economic conditions. These investors looking …

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Should you buy OrganiGram in March?

There is more than one way to get involved in the marijuana industry gold rush. Some investors prefer the (relative) stability of an established competitor, while others are keen to buy smaller stocks that have more room for growth. If the second category sounds like your style, you’ve come to …

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Panera launches two new flatbread pizza flavors

Panera has announced the launch of two new varieties of Flatbread Pizza – Pepperoni and Four Cheese, and new Flatbread Family Feast meals as the brand continues to offer new cravy items perfect for delivery and out-of-establishment dining. . The new Pepperoni Flatbread features Panera’s crispy crust topped with fresh …

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How to report credit card fraud

If you’ve recently been confronted with credit card fraud, you’re not alone. According to Federal Trade Commission, credit card fraud was the most common form of identity theft reported in 2019, with more than 271,000 reports of people whose current credit accounts have been compromised or new lines of credit …

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Adapting to the portable electronics revolution

Dublin, October 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “The global market for electronic textiles (E-textiles) and smart clothing” report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The emergence of electronic textiles and smart textiles adapting to the revolution we are witnessing in wearable electronics. The development of high value-added products such as …

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Straight haircut for creditors to save AirAsia X

KUALA LUMPUR (October 6): AirAsia X Bhd (AAX) unveiled a massive debt restructuring proposal in which the airline will replenish RM 63.5 billion in debt, including future leases, commitments to purchase of aircraft and advance ticket sales, in a principal amount of up to RM200 million. In addition to a …

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Tarin seeks support to boost economic recovery amid Covid-19

ISLAMABAD, April 28 (APP): Amid emerging signs of economic recovery, Federal Minister of Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin on Wednesday called for support from development partners to boost economic recovery during the third wave of Covid-19, which, he said, was difficult. “The third wave of COVID-19 is particularly difficult and …

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2 tech stocks to buy after the recent sell-off

It’s been a tough few weeks for tech investors. At the beginning of March, the technophiles Nasdaq Composite entered correction territory, meaning the index fell more than 10% (but less than 20%). While the market has rallied slightly, volatility remains high and many tech stocks are still trading well below …

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Johnson & Johnson win in fiduciary breach lawsuit

A US District Court in Newark, New Jersey, dismissed a lawsuit filed by participants in three Johnson & johnson 401 (k), which alleged that the plan trustees failed to protect their investments in the shares of the company offered as an option to invest in the plan. Participants argued that …

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