Rockwell Collins shares jump as China approves United Technologies deal

Rockwell Collins shares jump as China approves United Technologies deal

Simon Dawson | Bloomberg | Getty Images A United Technologies Corp. Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1000G engine. United Technologies received a key antitrust approval from China on Friday for the industrial giant’s purchase of aircraft parts maker Rockwell Collins. Rockwell Collins shares jumped 9.2 percent in trading, closing at $141.63 a share, while United Technologies’ stock rose 2.7 percent to $129.04 a share. Shareholders were concerned that the deal would become a victim of the trade war between United States and China since the Chinese government’s decision was delayed from…

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UK’s biggest health outsourcer in groundbreaking NHS deal

UK’s biggest health outsourcer in groundbreaking NHS deal

Care UK will receive a a fee for every patient treated © Alamy The UK’s biggest provider of outsourced health services to the NHS has agreed a groundbreaking deal that will see it provide all the hip, knee and other orthopaedic operations for an NHS hospital for the first time. Care UK, a private-equity owned group, will take on all of the non-emergency orthopaedic work for University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust in the south-west of England, receiving a fee for every patient treated. The deal is much more extensive than…

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Traders body demands scrutiny of proposed Flipkart-Walmart $12b deal

Traders body demands scrutiny of proposed Flipkart-Walmart $12b deal

Traders’ body CAIT on Sunday demanded scrutiny of the proposed USD 12-billion Flipkart-Walmart deal, claiming that it will promote loss funding and predatory pricing in e-commerce sector. It is really unfortunate that in spite of having a clear FDI policy, foreign companies are finding an escape route, whether it is in retail or e-commerce, Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) said in a statement. The traders’ body took a strong objection to the Walmart-Flipkart deal and demanded the government to form a regulatory authority for e-commerce and till the authority is…

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5 surprising reasons you have dark circles and how you can deal with them

5 surprising reasons you have dark circles and how you can deal with them

Dark circles beneath our eyes are a mood spoiler. They make us look old and tired. Usually, most of us believe that it’s because of lack of sleep we develop dark circles. While, this is true in most cases but it’s not the only reason why get dark circles. Here is a list of a few uncommon reasons why you could be suffering from dark circles. 1)Lack of iron- Iron deficiency is one of the reasons why you may have dark circles. Iron carries oxygen throughout the cells in our…

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How Education Fared in Congress’s Tax Deal Compromise: Teacher Tax Deductions, Charter Financing & 3 More Noteworthy Fixes

How Education Fared in Congress’s Tax Deal Compromise: Teacher Tax Deductions, Charter Financing & 3 More Noteworthy Fixes

President Donald Trump listens as a family describes how the Republican tax reform legislation will help their taxes during an event in the Grand Foyer of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 13, 2017. (Photo credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) Weeks after fighting over tax reform — including pitched battles involving several education issues — GOP leadership released a final compromise late last week. On higher education, the bill ultimately didn’t include provisions that alarmed college and university leaders the most, like taxing graduate students’ tuition benefits. It does include a…

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Deal: original Samsung Gear IconX down to $50

Deal: original Samsung Gear IconX down to $50

With the a new generation of Gear IconX headphones headed to stores, Samsung is clearing out the inventory of the older model – and it’s a great deal. The fully wireless earbuds are down to just $50, a quarter of their retail price (i.e. $150 off). Keep in mind that this deal is while supplies last (obviously) and only the White color option is available (the Black ones ran out before our eyes). Also, shipping isn’t very fast – it’s free, but you’ll wait 7-10 business days.    Samsung Gear IconX wireless…

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Big Data Is a Big Deal for Career Opportunities

Big Data Is a Big Deal for Career Opportunities

What if there was one skill set you could acquire that would help you secure a new job across every industry and in almost any occupation? Companies are screaming for employees with talent in this field and it doesn’t (yet) require a four-year degree. What is it? Data science and analytics, or DSA. Data science is the study of data. It requires an understanding of mathematics (especially statistics) and may also require familiarity with information from machine learning, how to mine data or visualizing data. There is a need of…

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Diwali 2016 Special: 3 Breathing Exercises to Help You Deal With the Pollution this Diwali

Diwali 2016 Special: 3 Breathing Exercises to Help You Deal With the Pollution this Diwali

  Diwali, the festival of lights, is here and we all are geared up with our favourite mithais, namkeens and other goodies. Diwali festivities are never devoid of firecrackers that cause a measurable spike in air pollution levels every year. Delhi Pollution Central Committee (DPCC) suggests the contamination levels in the capital city to have markedly skyrocketed before Diwali. This pollution majorly originates from the smoke emitted from firecrackers and adversely affects the health of a lot of people, especially those suffering from respiratory problems like asthma. According to the…

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Therapists help parents deal with rage

Therapists help parents deal with rage

Mornings pass in a blur of activity in Swati’s household. Getting two kids and four lunch boxes ready before she and her husband rush to work leaves her exhausted. At the end of a long working day, when Swati (name changed) has to deal with tantrums, homework and bedtime, her temper often frays. “I found I was yelling at my children all the time, and sometimes even spanked them. Only when my older child began bedwetting did I realize it was time to rein in my anger,” says the 34-year-old…

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Types of hunger and how to deal with them

Types of hunger and how to deal with them

Not all hungers are the same and for that very reason, they should not be treated the same either. Here we demystify different hungers and what you can do to treat them. HANGRY (Hungry + angry) There is indeed a physiological reaction called hangry – an urban lingo to describe the combination of hunger and anger. When you are hungry, your body’s sugar levels drop and that makes you cranky – remember how kids throw a tantrum when they are hungry? What you can do: If you are ‘hangry’ and…

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