Sectors News Results

  • UK car output slumps for 12th month in a row

    British car production fell by 15.5% in May, the 12th month in a row of declines due to model changes and falling demand at home and abroad, an industry body said on Thursday. The sector has been hit by a slump in demand for diesel vehicles, new regulations and uncertainty over Brexit in recent months.

  • Media CEOs Reign Over 2018 Pay -- 2nd Update

    Media titans came under heavy scrutiny in 2018 for their business practices and deal making, but they were well- compensated for their trouble. The S&P 500' s communication-services sector, a group that includes Facebook Inc. (FB), Walt Disney Co. (DIS) and AT&T Inc. (T), posted a median CEO pay of $22.6 million in 2018, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis, higher than any other sector and more than $10 million above the median pay of S&P chief executives as a group. The sector included two of...

  • Media CEOs Reign Over 2018 Pay -- Update

    Media titans came under heavy scrutiny in 2018 for their business practices and deal making, but they were well- compensated for their trouble. The S&P 500' s communication-services sector, a group that includes Facebook Inc. (FB), Walt Disney Co. (DIS) and AT&T Inc. (T), posted a median CEO pay of $22.6 million in 2018, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis, higher than any other sector and more than $10 million above the median pay of S&P chief executives as a group. The sector included two of...

  • COD’s Travel and Tourism Program Prepares Students for Careers in a Thriving Industry

    During a time when online travel services have become increasingly popular, industry experts and educators believe that the human-interaction component of working with advisors has benefits that online companies simply cannot offer. “Travel advisors work to develop relationships with their clients,” said Kathleen Talenco, Assistant Professor of Hospitality and Tourism at College of DuPage.

  • Nasdaq snaps 3-day skid as Micron's stock jumps but trade-hope rally falters in late trade

    The Nasdaq Composite Index registered a modest gain on Wednesday, buoyed by a Micron Technologies-led rebound in chip makers, but the broader market finished slightly lower to flat, as selling in real estate, utilities and consumer staples weighed. The Nasdaq finished up 25 points, or 0.3%, at 7,910, halting three straight days of losses as upbeat quarterly results by Micron helped to inspire a rally in the semiconductor sector. However, gains faded in the last two hours of trade as...

  • SmarTech Analysis Announces New Report for End Users of Additive Manufacturing in Oil and Gas Sector

    Industry analyst firm, SmarTech Analysis, has issued a new report that focuses on the issues facing management within organizations actively using or considering additive manufacturing for oil and gas sector applications. SmarTech has also issued a Manager’s Guide to Compact Industrial Metal 3D Printers and a Production Manager's Complete Guide to Metal 3D Printing.

  • U.S. vehicle sales seen falling in June to 'resilient' level as automakers rev up incentives

    Car makers' sales discounts likely propped up market. Analysts are predicting slightly lower U.S. new-vehicle sales in June, with the market showing some resilience due to sales incentives by car makers. Analysts at RBC Capital Markets, however, forecast steep declines for General Motors Co. (GM) and Ford Motor Co. (F) sales this month, and also predicted some trouble for sales of the companies' perennially popular pickup trucks.

  • Business Spending Is on the Brink

    With the stock market near a record high, interest rates low and consumer spending solid, it seems like companies should be eager to invest. Instead they have been pulling back. The Commerce Department on Wednesday reported that new orders for durable goods--long-lasting items such as computers and engine parts--fell 1.3% in May after falling 2.8% in April.

  • Boeing looms large over struggling U.S. manufacturing sector

    New orders for long-lasting U.S.-made goods fell for a second straight month in May as troubles at Boeing (BA) weighed on demand for aircraft, suggesting manufacturing could remain weak even as business spending on equipment appears to stabilize.

  • American Herbal Products Association Hosts Inaugural Hemp-CBD Dietary Supplement Congress in Denver on August 15-16

    The American Herbal Products Association is presenting a unique, two-day Hemp-CBD Supplement Congress in Denver this August to provide critical input for companies navigating the rapidly evolving legal, regulatory and financial landscapes to manufacture and market dietary supplement products with hemp or hemp-derived ingredients including cannabidiol. The event features presentations from Feder...

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