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E-brokers report outages as Dow jumps 1,000 points in vaccine rally

first_imgVanguard tweeted some clients were experiencing difficulty accessing their accounts. Fidelity said it is “experiencing high volumes this morning which impacted processing speeds.”Robinhood’s status remained “operational” according to the company’s website however, some Robinhood customers tweeted about issues with the app on Monday.Retail investors from Robinhood, Fidelity and Schwab have been excluded from big market days several times this year. In March during the record market volatility, the stock-trading sites and apps experienced day-long outages. Clients are taking to twitter on Monday to express their frustration with the outages.Interactive Brokers did not appear to be having technical issues.CNBC did not immediately hear back from the online brokers it reached out to for comment.Subscribe to CNBC PRO for exclusive insights and analysis, and live business day programming from around the world. – Advertisement – A pedestrian holding an umbrella walks past a Charles Schwab office in New York.Scott Eells | Bloomberg | Getty Images – Advertisement –center_img Stocks are surging on Monday but some customers of online brokers Charles Schwab, TD Ameritrade, Vanguard and others could be missing out on the record market highs.E-brokers are experiencing technical issues with their trading systems while the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 hit all-time highs from optimism around a Covid-19 vaccine. It was so far unclear how many customers of the brokers were unable to get timely access and make trades.“Due to a technical issue, clients may have difficulty logging in to http://schwab.com website and mobile apps. We’re working to resolve this issue as quickly as possible. Hold times may be longer than usual,” Schwab Vice President of Trading and Derivatives Randy Frederick tweeted shortly after the opening bell.- Advertisement – U.S. equities are soaring after pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German biotech firm BioNTech announced that their Covid-19 vaccine was more than 90% effective in preventing Covid-19 during trials. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded more than 1,300 points higher, or 4.7% and hit an all-time high. The S&P 500 also reached a record, gaining more than 3.5%.“There are login issues with our apps. Until this is resolved, please use a browser and log in at https://invest.ameritrade.com or use our TOS desktop platform. We appreciate your patience,” TD Ameritrade tweeted from its company twitter account.- Advertisement –last_img read more

Aaron Ramsey and Santi Cazorla react to Mikel Arteta’s appointment at Arsenal

first_img Read More Skip 1 min. story Read More Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Video Settings Read More Santi Cazorla and Aaron Ramsey sent good luck messages to new Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta (Picture: Getty)Aaron Ramsey and Santi Cazorla have passed on their best wishes to Mikel Arteta after their former team-mate was appointed Arsenal head coach.The 37-year-old spent five years as a player at the Emirates and captained Arsenal before hanging up his boots in 2016 to work under Pep Guardiola as Manchester City’s assistant manager.Arteta earned a stellar reputation during his three-and-a-half year stay at the Etihad and held talks with Arsenal for the first time in the summer of 2018 to succeed Arsene Wenger.The Gunners turned Arteta down in favour of the more experienced Unai Emery at the time, but on Friday afternoon the Spaniard was officially announced as the club’s new head coach.ADVERTISEMENT Top articles About Connatix V67539 Full Screen Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Read More / 1/1 Everton v Arsenal: Mikel Arteta first press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 15:44FullscreenEverton v Arsenal: Mikel Arteta first press conferencehttps://metro.co.uk/video/everton-v-arsenal-mikel-arteta-press-conference-2074552/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Mesut Ozil, who shared a dressing room with Arteta from 2013 to 2016, welcomed his ex-team-mate back to north London after his unveiling on Friday afternoon.AdvertisementAdvertisementAnd two of Arteta’s old Arsenal pals, Ramsey and Cazorla, sent good luck messages later on in the evening.‘Fantastic appointment by Arsenal,’ Ramsey, now a Juventus player, posted on his Instagram page.‘Always knew Mikel would go on to be a top manager.‘Good luck my friend but I’m sure you won’t need it!’Cazorla said: ‘What good news for this club, my friend you are a great person and a great coach.‘I wish you all the best and I am sure everything will be perfect.’At Arsenal, Arteta hopes to be able to replicate the kind of ‘winning mentality’ which Pep Guardiola built during their time at City.Asked what he learned from Guardiola, Arteta replied: ‘You have to be ruthless, consistent and fit every day the culture of the club to create a winning mentality.‘Every day is important, every act is important.‘His work rate is incredible… For me the secret is that the players and staff have to believe what you’re trying to deliver.’ Read More Skip Ad Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterFriday 20 Dec 2019 8:07 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link12.1kShares SPONSORED Aaron Ramsey and Santi Cazorla react to Mikel Arteta’s appointment at Arsenal PLAY by Metro Coming Next Comment Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Arteta hopes to bring a ‘winning mentality’ back to Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Though Arteta is ‘a little bit sad’ about the timing of his move, he insists he and Guardiola remain on good terms.‘The relationship between me and Pep is incredibly good,’ he said.‘Obviously he was sad and the timing wasn’t the best for him but he understood, he knows how I’ve been growing and the needs I had emotionally, the ambitions I had and he kept giving me more and more over the years.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘If I had admiration for him before, after working with him I could not explain what a nice person he is and what a professional he is.‘The way he reacted with me looking at my eyes, he knew I was suffering because I was leaving him in a moment where obviously they need me a little bit.‘In that sense I feel a little bit sad but he’s been so supportive. We could not have left the relationship any better.’Will Arteta succeed as Arsenal manager?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Mikel Arteta pays classy tribute to Arsene Wenger after being named Arsenal head coach Advertisementlast_img read more

J. Lauritzen Posts 1Q Loss amid Challenging Markets

first_imgDanish shipping company J. Lauritzen widened its net loss in the first quarter of 2017 to USD 12.4 million from a net loss of USD 8.3 million posted in the same period last year.In 1Q 2017, EBITDA before special items amounted to USD -7.4 million against USD -17.2 million recorded in the same period of 2016. The improvement was due to the strengthening of dry cargo markets compared to the sharp decline in 1Q 2016 and improved market conditions for smaller gas carriers, the company said.“Despite market improvements in 1Q, dry cargo markets continue to be challenging”, Mads P. Zacho, J. Lauritzen’s CEO, commented, adding that the company is pleased “that the market for smaller gas carriers saw some improvements in the first quarter of 2017.”In the company’s bulker segment, Lauritzen Bulkers, an average number of operated vessels reached 80 in the three-month period ended March 31, 2017, compared to 103 in 1Q 2016. In addition, EBITDA before special items for 1Q was USD -11.5 million against USD -19.9 million in 1Q 2016.Furthermore, in the gas carrier segment, Lauritzen Kosan, an average number of operated vessels reached 30 in 1Q 2017 compared to 36 in 1Q last year. EBITDA before special items totaled USD 6.4 million compared to USD 5 million in 1Q 2016.During the quarter, J. Lauritzen implemented organizational and cost adjustments in an effort to improve its “competitive position”.Earlier this year, World Maritime News reported that the company agreed upon main terms for a new financing package from banks and its owner, Lauritzen Fonden. The main terms of the financing included capital injection from Lauritzen Fonden, modification of the repayment schedule and amendments to existing loan facilities’ covenants.In April, a new agreement was obtained with the company’s core lenders and owner. Under the new deal, J. Lauritzen secured a fresh boost as part of the financing package which now amounts to up to USD 80 million.According to the company, the new agreement continues to include a four-year amortization reduction and maturity extension to 2021 by core bank creditors. The revised agreement, which is subject to satisfactory final documentation, is expected to strengthen J.Lauritzen’s balance sheet and reduce its financing cost.last_img read more

San Jacinto River Dredging Scheme About to Begin

first_imgImage source: Que Onda MagazineTexas Governor Greg Abbott has announced that the San Jacinto River dredging program is expected to begin in two or three weeks, Chron reports. After the governor authorized funding from the state’s hazard and mitigation fund to conduct a study of the entire riverbed to figure out what type of sand dredging could be done to alleviate flooding in March, Abbott said that study has now been completed and will be released sometime this week.“The study has been completed — it will be issued this week. And we have to have the study before you can do this next thing and that is to put it out for contract and get bids on it,” Governor Abbott said at Los Cucos Mexican Restaurant in Kingwood, TX, yesterday.“We expect it to be dredging in two or three weeks from today.”The governor also added that the San Jacinto River Authority and the City of Houston are currently working on making sure that the water levels are held at appropriate levels to diminish the possibility of future flooding.According to Chron, the two entities are also working to lower water levels on Lake Conroe and Lake Houston.[mappress mapid=”25050″]last_img read more

Rotterdam, Guangzhou Become Sister Ports

first_imgOn May 7, 2019, representatives of the Port of Rotterdam Authority and Guangzhou Port Authority signed a partnership agreement in the Chinese port. The agreement was inked within the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) Guangzhou 2019 World Ports Conference.As informed, both organizations committed to sharing expertise and best practices in the field of port management.Port of Rotterdam Authority and Port of Guangzhou sign sister port agreement. Read more: https://t.co/xqRuB5cuCl pic.twitter.com/M0Vj2STQhM— Port of Rotterdam (@PortOfRotterdam) May 7, 2019“This partnership is in line with the Port of Rotterdam Authority’s strategic goals to share its knowledge and expertise with ports around the world and establish itself as a frontrunner in the development of new markets,” the Port of Rotterdam Authority said in a statement.The Port of Rotterdam Authority shares its knowledge and expertise in a number of ways, including feasibility studies and partnership agreements like the present agreement with Guangzhou. The port authority has previously entered into partnership agreements with various other port cities, including Shanghai, Shenzhen, Singapore, Tokyo and the Thai port authorities.Guangzhou ranks as a versatile port that has grown – and is still growing – thanks to container handling, among other activities. Guangzhou is one of the world’s largest container ports, achieving a throughput of some 22 million TEU in 2018. When compared with Rotterdam, the Dutch port’s container throughput in the same year was 14.5 million TEU.last_img read more

Bulldogs Knock Off Tigers

first_imgBatesville played Lawrenceburg at home Thursday evening winning 1-0.Lawrenceburg came into the first half fast and aggressive. The Bulldogs knew this would be a challenge and our goal was to focus on possession in order to get the upper hand. First half Batesville did a great job finding each other’s feet on the field. The ball was passed horizontally and diagonally- running our opponent with great control. At 26.35 Salvador Blanco playing forward, dribbled past his mark and held his pass for a perfectly timed through ball to our wing, Michael Ripperger, who finished on goal, giving us a 1-0 lead.Second half started much like the first with great hustle. We were unable to get another goal through the rest of the game, but our defense was solid and able to keep the shutout. 1-0 Win for Batesville.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Kyle Hunteman.last_img read more

Newcastle United bounce back to draw with West Ham

first_imgRelatedPosts EPL: Newcastle set to extend winning streak EPL: Gunners gun for West Ham scalp EPL: Newcastle hammer West Ham away Newcastle United twice came back from a goal down as they grabbed a 2-2 Premier League draw with visiting West Ham United on Sunday.The result robbed the visitors of the chance to put some more daylight between themselves and the relegation zone, having lost their previous seven away league games. West Ham started the day three points above the drop zone, and they got off to the perfect start when Michail Antonio opened the scoring after four minutes.Newcastle United levelled in the 17th minute through Miguel Almiron.But they went behind again in the 66th minute when midfielder Tomas Soucek fired home a rebound after Declan Rice hit the crossbar with a header from a corner kick.Jonjo Shelvey struck back immediately for Newcastle United, dancing through the visitors’ defence before slotting home to make it 2-2.This has now left West Ham in 16th spot on 31 points, four points ahead of Aston Villa in 18th, with Newcastle United 12th on 43 points. Reuters/NAN.Tags: Michail AntonioMiguel AlmironNewcastle UnitedWest Ham Unitedlast_img read more

Taylor named captain for women’s Team-of-the-Year

first_img(CMC) – West Indies Women captain Stafanie Taylor has been named captain of the ICC Women’s Twenty20 Team-of-the-Year.The 26-year-old was one of three West Indies players in the squad with the flamboyant Deandra Dottin and teenaged opener Hayley Matthews also making the XI.Jamaican Taylor is one of the premier cricketer in the women’s game. She has scored just over 4 000 runs in 108 One-Day Internationals where she averages 43.She averages 37 from her 80 T20Is that have yielded 2 474 runs.In the period under consideration, Taylor scored 266 runs at an average of 53, and currently tops the ICC T20 batting rankings.Dottin, meanwhile, has stood out once again with her powerful middle-order hitting, with a brilliant hundred against Sri Lanka Women last October.She is now the only woman with two T20 hundreds following her exploits during the 2010 T20 World Cup in the Caribbean.Fellow Barbadian Matthews, still on 19-year-old, has emerged as the leading women’s bowler and all-rounder over the past year and sits on top both rankings.She scored 163 runs during the period under consideration while taking 10 wickets with her steady off-spin.All three Windies players are currently plying their trade in Australia’s Women’s Big Bash.No West Indies player made the ICC ODI Team-of-the-Yearlast_img read more

Volleyball: No. 7 Wisconsin completes weekend sweep of Ohio State, Maryland in dominant fashion

first_imgThe No. 7 University of Wisconsin women’s volleyball team (20-6, 13-5 Big Ten) won two matches on the road over the weekend.They defeated The Ohio State (12-17, 3-14) in straight sets Friday before doing the same to Maryland (17-13, 8-10) Saturday.The victories pushed the Badgers’ winning streak to four, during which they have secured a season-high of twelve consecutive sets. The streak began last Friday night against Purdue, when Wisconsin came back from down 0–2 to win the match 3–2.Sophomore Dana Rettke once again had a monster weekend, finishing with 24 kills and eight blocks over the two matches. Other key contributors included Madison Duello, who finished with 22 kills and six blocks — including 13 and five against Maryland on Saturday — and Sydney Hilley, who had 45 and 44 assists against OSU and Maryland, respectively.Football: Wisconsin rallies from 14-point, fourth quarter deficit to defeat Purdue in triple-OT thrillerJonathan Taylor rushed for a career-high 321 yards and scored three touchdowns, including a 17-yard game-winner in triple overtime to Read…The Badgers won the match against OSU in straight sets 25–10, 25–14, 25–23. Their offense dominated the first two sets, including eight kills by Rettke in the first set alone.The Buckeyes emerged from the intermission with more energy than the Badgers had seen all night, leading through much of the third set before Wisconsin went on a 4–0 scoring run late to win 25–23.The Badgers finished with a hitting percentage of .432, compared to the measly .134 put up by the Buckeyes. The skilled trio of Duello, Rettke and senior Tionna Williams finished with 35 combined kills.The Badgers then traveled to College Park where they took on the Maryland Terrapins Saturday night. Wisconsin once again won in straight sets, 25–22, 28–26, 25–22. The Terrapins proved to be a steeper challenge than the Buckeyes, pushing the Badgers to the brink of defeat before Wisconsin put together clutch rallies to win each set.Men’s basketball: Badgers take down Houston Baptist in overwhelming fashion 96-59The University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team flirted with a 100-point offensive performance as they beat Houston Baptist University 96–59 Read…The match featured 37 ties and 12 lead changes, including a back-and-forth second set that Wisconsin was able to secure 28–26. The Badgers finished with a .254 hitting percentage and held the Terrapins to just .127 in the process.Looking ahead, Wisconsin will finish their regular season with two road games against Rutgers Nov. 23 and No. 7 Penn State Nov. 24 before beginning the NCAA Tournament Nov. 29. Both games can be listened to on 100.9 FM, and the match against Penn State will also be broadcast on the Big Ten Network.last_img read more

Transfer speculation continues.

first_imgQPR manager Harry Redknapp has revealed that he’s interested in bringing Jermaine Defoe to the club in January.However, Redknapp has admitted that his chances of recruiting the former England striker are remote at the moment.Defoe’s club, Toronto FC have indicated that they’re only prepared to allow Defoe to leave on a permanent deal after spending nearly £6 million to sign him from Tottenham last summer. Elsewhere, Bolton have signed veteran striker Emile Heskey on a short-term deal.The Championship side still have to secure international clearance before the 36-year-old can play for them after a spell in Australia.last_img read more