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Daily Archives: March 8, 2018

New York plan puts spotlight on graying of U.S. prison population

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Does it make financial and moral sense to keep elderly people in prison? The state of New York is asking that question this month, and the debate there should be a harbinger of a much-needed national conversation. FILE PHOTO: Former inmate at Eastern State Penitentiary, William Harrison, 75, served 3 separate terms (1959, 1962, 1970) for larceny, ...

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E! to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

E! to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell ADVISORY, March 08, Mar 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) — What: E!, the global, multiplatform brand for all things entertainment, pop culture and lifestyle, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square for “The Arrangement.” In honor of the occasion, Josh Henderson and Christine Evangelista, stars of E!’s popular scripted ...

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Smart Cities Council announces the five winners of 2018 Readiness Challenge Grants

Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the big takeaways: Grant winners are Birmingham, AL; Cary, NC; Las Vegas, NV; Louisville/Jefferson County, KY; and the Commonwealth of Virginia. Puerto Rico was awarded a special humanitarian grant to help accelerate its hurricane recovery efforts. Five winners have been announced for the 2018 Readiness Challenge Grants from the Smart Cities ...

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Toys R Us may liquidate US operations: Sources

Toys R Us may soon liquidate its U.S. operations, sources told CNBC. One of those people cautioned, however, that the situation remains fluid. Shares of Toys R Us debtholders Hasbro and <a class="inline_quotes" data-gdsid="24200" data-inline-quote-symbol="MAT" href… Business

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BRIEF-Toronto Stock Exchange rises at open

© Reuters. BRIEF-Toronto Stock Exchange rises at open TORONTO, Mar 8 (Reuters) – Toronto Stock Exchange S&P/TSX composite index : * Rises 38.47 points, or 0.25 percent, to 15,511.08 at open. Disclaimer: Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor accurate. All CFDs (stocks, indexes, fut… All News

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One Bank Sees Volatility ‘Spilling All Over The Place’

Early last month, the Seth Golden crowd was summarily wiped out on a Monday afternoon when an already nervous market collided head on with the VIX ETP rebalance risk that multiple sellside desks had been warning about for at least a year. Time and again, analysts cautioned that beyond a certain point, levered and inverse VIX ETPs would have to ...

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