first_img Show Comments ▼ Tuesday 2 November 2010 3:20 am Tags: NULL whatsapp whatsapp BP has reported a £1.1bn in the third quarter – but us still being weughed down by the siralling cost of the Gulf clean-up operation. Share BP said third-quarter replacement cost profit – the key industry measure of profitability – fell 63% to $1.8 billion (£1.1bn).But the underlying results rose 18 per cent on the period last year, stripping out one-offs including the oil spill costs, to $5.53bn (£3.4 billion) – ahead of an average City forecast $4.6bn. The company lifted its estimate of the likely cost of its Gulf of Mexico oil spill by $7.7bn (£4.7bn) to $39.9bn. John Dunne BP clean-up bill spirals to $40bn More From Our Partners Brave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comlast_img read more

first_img Share Show Comments ▼ KCS-content whatsapp DAVID Cameron yesterday warned China against protectionist policies and raised the issue of its currency, ahead of today’s G20 meeting of world leaders.In a carefully worded speech, the Prime Minister promised to campaign for greater links between Europe and China, but said the economic superpower needed to rebalance its economy towards domestic consumption. He added: “The truth is that some countries with current account surpluses have been saving too much while others like mine with deficits have been saving too little. “The result has been a dangerous tidal wave of money going from one side of the globe to the other.”Cameron insisted that he did not want to punish China for being a successful exporter, but highlighted ways the country could shrink the deficit, such as boosting domestic consumption. In a carefully worded speech, the Prime Minister also called on China to “take steps over time toward internationalising its currency”, setting the scene for a fraught G20 meeting.Countries like the US think that the yuan, which has not been allowed to appreciate, is too low, fanning global imbalances in the economy. The Prime Minister’s speech, delivered to an audience at Peking University, capped a high-profile two-day trade delegation to China that failed to live up to expectations. Despite promising trade deals worth “billions of pounds” before the trade mission, officials admitted they were disappointed by the number of agreements that were signed.Save for a £750m deal to supply Rolls-Royce airplane engines, there were few agreements worth trumpeting. Britain has lagged behind France and Germany in trade with China. Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap’Sex and the City’ Sequel Series at HBO Max Adds 4 More ReturningThe WrapNewsmax Rejected Matt Gaetz When Congressman ‘Reached Out’ for a JobThe Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The Wrap center_img Wednesday 10 November 2010 8:28 pm by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity Timesmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island FarmAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCutethedelite.comNetflix Cancellations And Renewals: The Full List For 2021thedelite.comMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryReporter CenterBrenda Lee: What Is She Doing Now At 76 Years of Age?Reporter CenterBlood Pressure Solution4 Worst Blood Pressure MedsBlood Pressure Solution Tags: NULL Cameron tells China to avoid protectionism whatsapplast_img read more

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first_imgUnilever Ghana Limited ( listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange under the Industrial holding sector has released it’s 2018 interim results for the half year.For more information about Unilever Ghana Limited ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Unilever Ghana Limited ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Unilever Ghana Limited (  2018 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileUnilever Ghana Limited manufactures and markets fast-moving consumer goods which includes food, home and personal care products. Its food range includes margarine, spreads, beverages, soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressing and olive oil and ice-cream and frozen foods. Beverages include tea, weight management products and nutritionally-enhanced staples. Its home care range includes laundry and household care products. Its personal care range includes skin cleansing, skin care, oral care and deodorant products. The company provides products for professional chefs and caterers through its global division, Unilever Foodsolutions. Unilever Ghana Limited also has interests in investment management and real estate development in Ghana. The company is a subsidiary of Unilever PLC and its head office is in Tema, Ghana. Unilever Ghana Limited is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchangelast_img read more

first_img See all posts by Peter Stephens “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Enter Your Email Address I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! 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Therefore, now may be the right time to buy and hold these five companies in an ISA.Cheap UK shares in the financial services industryMany UK shares in the financial services industry could be major beneficiaries of a likely stock market rally in the coming years. For example, Standard Life Aberdeen’s financial performance is closely linked to the prospects for global asset prices. When they are rising, investor sentiment strengthens and the firm may report improving assets under management figures. Furthermore, its 15% share price fall in 2020 may mean it is undervalued.Barclays is another FTSE 100 financial services business that may produce impressive returns in the long run. Its shares have declined by over 20% this year. Despite this, it is due to post a 78% rise in earnings next year. This puts the stock on a forward price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of only around 10. This suggests that it could offer good value for money relative to other UK shares. And it may deliver impressive returns in a stock market rally.Dividend opportunities for a stock market rallyUK shares with attractive dividends may also benefit from a long-term stock market recovery. For example, Vodafone’s 6%+ dividend yield could make it attractive. That is especially so when there are limited options to make a passive income outside the stock market. Similarly, BHP has a dividend yield of around 6%. Its solid asset base and diverse range of operations may mean it can survive an uncertain period. And it may then be able to deliver impressive total returns in the coming years.Meanwhile, Shell could offer an impressive long-term performance. Its plan to invest in the green recovery may mean it can deliver attractive returns over the coming years. Its 4% dividend yield and attractive profit forecasts in an improving global economic environment could mean that investor sentiment strengthens significantly after a challenging year for the oil industry.Clearly, all UK shares could face an uncertain period if a stock market rally takes time to develop from current levels. But, with the FTSE 100 having always posted fresh record highs after its previous downturns, now may be the right time to invest money in a range of stocks to benefit from a likely stock market recovery in the coming years. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee.center_img Peter Stephens owns shares of Barclays, BHP Group, Royal Dutch Shell B, Standard Life Aberdeen, and Vodafone. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Barclays. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Image source: Getty Images. Peter Stephens | Sunday, 6th December, 2020 I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. 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first_img Six Nations Fixtures 2022 Six Nations TV Coverage 2021: BBC and ITV Matches What Is A Grand Slam?A Grand Slam is when one side wins every game in a single Six Nations Championship – or Five Nations as it used to be.It is an incredible achievement to defeat all of your rivals in the one calendar year. And it is not easy to do. Since 2000, when Italy were invited in to expand the Five Nations into the Six Nations, Wales are the only team to have done it four times. They achieved this in 2005, 2008, 2012 and 2019 with three of those taking place under the stewardship of Warren Gatland.France have won three Grand Slams in the Six Nations – the French achieved this in 2002, 2004 and 2010.Although they have won the most Grand Slams across any era, with 13, England only have two Six Nations Grand Slams to their name, with a clean sweep in 2003 and then in 2016.Ireland have two Six Nations Grand Slams to their credit, which was achieved in 2009 and in 2018. However, Scotland have not won a Grand Slam since the tournament expanded to welcome in the Italians – who have never won a Grand Slam. Take a look at what games are being… Expand The greatest honour a team can achieve in the Six Nations, we explain what the term ‘Grand Slam’ means. As things stand right now France and Ireland are the only two teams who could complete the honour after winning the opening two matches of their campaigns. Six Nations Fixtures 2022 The 2022 Six Nations… Collapse Six Nations TV Coverage 2021: BBC and ITV Matches Who is leading the way in the Six… With the moving on of Warren Gatland (three) and Joe Schmidt (one) from Ireland, Eddie Jones (one) is the only current Six Nations head-coach left who has led his side to victory.Current French coach Fabien Galthie knows what it takes to win a Grand Slam though as he won several of them as a player with France. He won two Five Nations Grand Slams in 1997 and 1998 before securing a Six Nations Grand Slam in 2002. Expand LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Don’t forget to follow Rugby World on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Six Nations Table 2021 Six Nations Fixtures 2022 Six Nations Table 2021 Power and Glory: Wales winning the Grand Slam in 2019 (Getty Images) last_img read more

first_img About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via  114 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis19 More key UK statsCharity income:£20.6bn from individuals£15.3bn from government£4bn from voluntary sector£3.3bn from investments£1.9bn from private sector£0.5bn from National LotteryCharity spending:£43.3bn total spending£30.2bn charitable activities£6.4bn grants£5.9bn cost of generating funding£0.9bn governance£2.2bn retained income and capital expenditure AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis19 Charities can expect to see little rise in income from donations or government, so local charities should be helped with money from dormant assets, NCVO has said.NCVO’s UK Civil Society Almanac, released today, suggests that earned income is the best prospect for the future growth of charities with income from government at best flat-lining for most of the sector.The data shows that the charity sector overall saw modest growth, with total income rising to £45.5bn in 2014/15, the year for which the data is newly available, from £44.3bn in 2013/14 (in 14/15 terms).Income from government increased around 1% overall, to £15.3bn in 2014/15, while income from local government, both in contracts and grants, continued to decline from its 2010 level, as local authorities tightened their spending. Income from central government has grown in total but according to NCVO’s figures, the rise has been mainly driven by a relatively small number of grants and contracts going to the largest charities.Earned income biggest growth areaAccording to NCVO in the 16th edition of its Almanac, the main growth area for charities in recent years has been in earned income. While donations from the public grew only 6% between 2007/08 and 2014/15 (£7.19bn to £7.65bn), earned income from the public grew 35% over the same period (£7.74bn to £10.45bn). Charities’ earned income includes fees for their services and also income from selling goods or services to raise money.NCVO is therefore calling for small charities to be helped with dormant assets cash. It suggests the money should be used to create endowment funds that would support local charities into the future, and to help charities and community groups buy community assets such as sports pitches, parks, historic buildings or pubs. It believes these could help them develop sources of ongoing income while retaining the assets for the benefit of their communities.Sir Stuart Etherington, chief executive of NCVO, said:“Charities have been becoming increasingly entrepreneurial in recent times. With no realistic prospect of an overall increase in government spending and what look to be tough public fundraising conditions, this is a trend that will have to continue if the sector is to see growth in the next few years.“While some charities will doubtless buck these trends, the picture for small and medium charities in particular looks challenging.“The next government could boost local charities and community groups for a generation by using the money from dormant assets to endow community foundations with investment that can generate returns to support charities for a generation to come. They could also help communities buy assets that are important to them, putting them under the control of local people through charities and community groups.” Advertisement Money from dormant assets could boost charities, says NCVO Melanie May | 9 May 2017 | News  113 total views,  1 views today Tagged with: Finance NCVO Research / statisticslast_img read more

first_imgHome Indiana Agriculture News Non-GMO Soybean Processor Kicks off Purdue Tour Live Cattle LEM21 (JUN 21) 118.70 1.13 All quotes are delayed snapshots Previous articleFinal Senate Vote on TPA Set for WednesdayNext articleMorning Outlook Andy Eubank RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By Andy Eubank – Jun 23, 2015 Facebook Twitter SHARE Non-GMO Soybean Processor Kicks off Purdue Tour Feeder Cattle GFQ21 (AUG 21) 151.18 2.78 How Indiana Crops are Faring Versus Other States Corn ZCN21 (JUL 21) 684.50 -14.50 Minor Changes in June WASDE Report Name Sym Last Change SHARE Battle Resistance With the Soy Checkoff ‘Take Action’ Program Lean Hogs HEM21 (JUN 21) 122.68 0.22 STAY CONNECTED5,545FansLike3,961FollowersFollow187SubscribersSubscribe Facebook Twitter Wheat ZWN21 (JUL 21) 680.75 -3.00 Soybean ZSN21 (JUL 21) 1508.50 -35.50 The 2015 Purdue Farm Management Tour is underway in eastern Indiana, with stops in Jay and Adams County. The tour kicked off at IOM Grain in Portland Tuesday, a soybean processing operation that finished construction a little over a year ago and is already slightly over capacity.IOM president Ramon Loucks told HAT it’s a high-end, boutique-type of soybean facility.“We’re too small and can’t compete with the ADM’s and the Cargill’s of the world so we had to go 3 notches above so we don’t get in their way. so we sell to the high end tofu, the gourmet tofu, the gourmet miso and the gourmet soybean milk manufacturers in the world.”And ship around the world this Portland, Indiana company does. He says there are domestic and international customers, and a nice percentage is domestic, “but our span has been from Eastern Europe, all across the U.S., Mexico, South America and Asia, and Asia is a personal favorite of mine. They consume the most soybeans in the world.”IOM Grain stands for Indiana, Ohio and Michigan, the region in the world that grows the highest quality soybeans. That helps create a premium for local growers’ beans for processors like IOM.“The Indiana, Ohio, Michigan area right along the state line from about I-70 north is recognized worldwide for its high quality soybeans, high protein, high oil content and good size. If you compare us to Missouri beans and you ask a customer which they would pick, they’ll pick the IOM bean any day.These beans are all non-GMO because that’s what Loucks’ customers desire. He told HAT many of their farmers grow both the non-GMO soybeans in addition to commodity soybeans. They’re receiving a nice premium to grow for IOM.“This year the premium is somewhere around $2. Last year it was a little higher and previous years it was a little lower.”Over 200 farmers are under contract with IOM to grow 40,000 acres within a roughly 100 mile radius of the plant. Loucks says they’ll continue to grow in the current location with the expected growth in demand.Hear more in the HAT report from Portland:IOM Grainlast_img read more

first_img Bower Trading Market Strategy Report: Watch the Spreads Bower-Trading-Market-Strategy-10-9-17In this week’s Bower Trading Market Strategy Report, Jim Bower talks about spreads. He tells HAT marketers should always keep an eye on spreads within a specific commodity and in relation to other commodities.“We know that the wheat spreads have gotten extraordinarily wide now with the front month almost a dollar a bushel cheaper than the deferred month,” Bower said. “In my 40 years of trading I’ve only seen that maybe one time. From a producer’s standpoint, watch the spreads because they’re the language of the market. You want to market where the front months lead compared to the back to get that movement started from a demand standpoint and an export standpoint. Right now if they’re moving grain off the farm and have bills to pay we’re selling defense strategies using the board as a defense mechanism for sales that they’ve already done.”Bower says keep a close eye on the stock market too. There has been a lot of capital flow into stocks lately.“And in a certain sense I think rightfully so. I think the economy not only here in the United States but globally is doing pretty well. The demand for employment seems to be increasing and things seem to be going relatively well there, but I think it’s important that this market, particularly since it’s so overbought, sees light out ahead that the tax situation is going to be in favor of the layman. So, we’re watching the stock market in comparative value to commodities because that spread is getting awfully wide. In other words, you’re getting stock valuations extremely high compared to historical price relationship to commodities. So, some day down the road there’s going to be some great, great opportunities in commodities, but you’ve got to be very patient and you’ve got have risk management.”For more information call Bower Trading at 800-346-5634 or online at www.bowertrading.comThis material has been prepared by a sales or trading employee or agent of Bower Trading Inc and is, or is in the nature of, a solicitation. This material is not a research report prepared by Bower Trading Inc. By accepting this communication, you agree that you are an experienced user of the futures markets, capable of making independent trading decisions, and agree that you are not, and will not, rely solely on this communication in making trading decisions.DISTRIBUTION IN SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY BE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.  PERSONS IN POSSESSION OF THIS COMMUNICATION INDIRECTLY SHOULD INFORM THEMSELVES ABOUT AND OBSERVE ANY SUCH PROHIBITION OR RESTRICTIONS.  TO THE EXTENT THAT YOU HAVE RECEIVED THIS COMMUNICATION INDIRECTLY AND SOLICITATIONS ARE PROHIBITED IN YOUR JURISDICTION WITHOUT REGISTRATION, THE MARKET COMMENTARY IN THIS COMMUNICATION SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED A SOLICITATION.The risk of loss in trading futures and/or options is substantial and each investor and/or trader must consider whether this is a suitable investment. Past performance, whether actual or indicated by simulated historical tests of strategies, is not indicative of future results. Trading advice is based on information taken from trades and statistical services and other sources that Bower Trading Inc believes are reliable. We do not guarantee that such information is accurate or complete and it should not be relied upon as such. Trading advice reflects our good faith judgment at a specific time and is subject to change without notice. There is no guarantee that the advice we give will result in profitable trades. Home Indiana Agriculture News Bower Trading Market Strategy Report: Watch the Spreads SHARE By Andy Eubank – Oct 9, 2017 SHARE Previous articleCommentary: Time for a Strong VoiceNext articleMcKinney Ready to Tackle Trade Andy Eubank Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

first_img SHARE Previous articleEPA Considering Compromise Plan on Ethanol WaiversNext articleBeck’s Expanding Hamilton County HQ NAFB News Service By NAFB News Service – May 2, 2019 Home Indiana Agriculture News Trump Tariffs Must Go Before USMCA Vote in Congress Trump Tariffs Must Go Before USMCA Vote in Congress Facebook Twitter SHARE Facebook Twitter As agriculture lobbies Congress to introduce and pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement, there could be a battle brewing over the ending of U.S. trade tariffs. Iowa Republican Senator Chuck Grassley says there is no way Congress will consider the new North American trade deal until President Trump lifts the tariffs that have caused other countries to implement retaliatory tariffs that have hit U.S. farmers hard. Grassley told reporters this week that Trump has to end the steel and aluminum tariffs in place on our North American trading partners before Congress will take up the USMCA Agreement.Grassley says tariffs could also make it more difficult to get a trade deal done with China. Grassley was expecting to meet Thursday face-to-face with Trump at the White House to talk trade. The long-time Senator says tariffs are “keeping the president on the cusp of a big win” with Canada and Mexico, especially as he’s days or weeks away from potentially establishing a trade agreement with China. An Associated Press report says the President is hesitant to remove the tariffs because he feels they’ve forced other countries to make deals more favorable to the U.S.Indiana Republican Congressman Jim Banks called on Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to bring USMCA up for a vote. Rep. Banks said, “Everybody agrees that our leaders should always fight for the best deal possible for American workers, farmers, and families and President Trump has done just that.  After months of hard work by the President and his administration, a better deal than the current North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has been negotiated.  So why in the world would we hold it up when new investments, jobs, and prosperity are at risk?  Speaker Pelosi, for the betterment of the American people, I ask you to put aside petty politics and bring the USMCA up for a vote.”last_img read more