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Iceland Remains World's Most Gender-Equal Country

Iceland Remains World's Most Gender-Equal Country

The current rate indicates that the global gender gap will take 100 years to close, compared to 83 last year. The report measures gender inequality gaps on an annual basis in 144 countries in namely four fields: economic participation and opportunity, education access, political empowerment, and health and survival.


Growth Analysis of Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK)

Growth Analysis of Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK)

Malaga Cove Capital LLC now owns 19,536 shares of the company's stock worth $505,000 after purchasing an additional 192 shares in the last quarter. FMR LLC now owns 3,722,052 shares of the company's stock worth $108,275,000 after acquiring an additional 691,746 shares during the period.


Canada added 35300 jobs in October but unemployment rate went up slightly

Canada added 35300 jobs in October but unemployment rate went up slightly

The jobless rate rose to 6.3% in October from 6.2% in the previous month. Perceived chances of another rate hike by March rose to 88 percent from 77 per cent before the data, the overnight index swaps market indicated. Statscan said the trade deficit remained at C$3.18 billion ($2.50 billion) as imports and exports dropped for a fourth consecutive month. The U.S.


World's most expensive dram of Scotch, turns out to be fake!

World's most expensive dram of Scotch, turns out to be fake!

The hotel, which stocks 2,500 different whiskies, believed the unopened bottle of 1878 Macallan was legitimate, and had been bought by the former hotel manager 25 years ago, the BBC was told . Simpson has collected whisky for the past 28 years, while fellow founder David Robertson was previously a master distiller at Macallan in Scotland.


Jobs Report: Unemployment Falls to Lowest Level in 17 Years

Jobs Report: Unemployment Falls to Lowest Level in 17 Years

And a broad measure of unemployment that includes Americans stuck in part-time jobs or too discouraged to look for work fell to 7.9%, matching its lowest level since 2006. Average hourly earnings were expected to rise 0.2% over the prior month in October with earnings forecasted to rise 2.7% over the prior year. Wages failed to break out, rising 2.4% from a year earlier, a slowdown from last month.


BMW, Mercedes, Ford And Volkswagen Announce IONITY Charging Network

BMW, Mercedes, Ford And Volkswagen Announce IONITY Charging Network

The network has already been started with 20 fast-charge stations running from Germany to Norway - spaced around every 75 miles - and plans for a further 30 this year. This should make electric vehicles more appealing to drivers. Each charging point will have a capacity of as much as 350 kW, and the intent is for the charging to be brand-agnostic using the Combined Charging System (or CCS) standard.