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An overdose on technology | Review

In Haenertsburg where Iron Crown Pub & Bistro owners, Linda and James Halkon, concentrate on their cell phones. HAENERTSBURG – Visiting Virginia, a 66-year-old lonely widow in Umhlanga Rocks, fired up the probability that another addiction will soon be lumped together with recognised addictions. That addiction is technology, and in …

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Paying the Price: US health chief steps down | USA News

In another high-profile White House departure, US health secretary Tom Price has resigned amid an investigation into his costly travel on charter flights at taxpayer expense.   President Donald Trump on Friday called Price a “very fine person,” but added, “I certainly don’t like the optics” around his travels. Price’s repayment …

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global economy: Global economy: In work, but out of pocket

LONDON: Unemployment in the world’s biggest developed economies has been falling, at least since the end of the financial crisis. But wages, in the main, have not reacted as might be expected. They have generally either grown only modestly, or even fallen. Take, for example, resurgent Germany. Since 2012, the …

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How the new stadium can help the local economy

We look at how Everton moving to Bramley Moore Dock will provide a boost to tourism and pave the way for new homes in the Liverpool area. In the grand scheme of things, Everton are in an excellent position all around. Yes, they’ve struggled to perform consistently on the pitch so far …

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Big Ideas, Small Stocks – Barron’s

Sept. 30, 2017 12:39 a.m. ET Amy Zhang’s introduction to investing came in the form of C++ computer code. As a math and computer science major at Manhattanville College in Harrison, N.Y., Zhang interned at a wealth management firm, debugging a program. The experience piqued her interest in finance. “It …

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Trump’s health secretary resigns in travel flap

AP Branchburd, New Jersey , September 30, 2017 10:06 IST Updated: September 30, 2017 10:18 IST “; var device = “”; for ( var type in WFClientTypeDef) { if (window.matchMedia(WFClientTypeDef[type]).matches) { switch (type) { case “xlarge”: device = ‘desktop’; break; case “large”: device = ‘desktop’; break; case “medium”: device = …

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Global stocks finish 3rd quarter on upbeat note

NEW YORK – Global stocks mostly rose Friday, with Wall Street scoring fresh records, amid upbeat sentiment over growth and the upcoming third-quarter corporate reporting season. Both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq ended at records, with technology shares especially strong. Money managers have been cheered by the release …

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