Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Business | Japan Has a New Emperor. Now It Needs a Software Update. Advertisement Supported by It isn’t exactly Y2K, but the country is scrambling to reconcile its systems with the ancient demands of an imperial calendar. ByBen Dooley, Makiko Inoue and Hisako Ueno April 23, 2019 TOKYO — Lost data. Emails that disappear into the ether. Servers that never connect. All thanks to the ascension of a new emperor to the Chrysanthemum Throne. Japan is scrambling to update software, revise forms and print new calendars before May 1, when the world’s third-largest economy begins a new imperial era. For most of the rest of the world, it will remain the year 2019 when the clock strikes midnight. Across Japan, which relies internally on an ancient calendar that honors a reigning emperor, it will be the … [Read more...] about Japan Has a New Emperor. Now It Needs a Software Update.
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America’s economic output grew more slowly than previously expected in the final quarter of 2018, at an annual rate of 2.2 per cent, figures released today showed. The 2.2 per cent figure, which amounts to 0.55 per cent GDP growth in the final quarter compared to the previous quarter, was 0.4 per cent lower than the US’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) had estimated last month. Read more: US consumer confidence falls as worries about country's economy mount The new figure, released by BEA today, “is based on more complete source data” than its previous estimate, the bureau said, and still remains one of the highest growth rates among the world’s biggest economies. The UK economy grew by 0.2 per cent in the three months to January, the Office for National Statistics said earlier this month. The US’s fourth quarter annual GDP growth rate was considerably lower than the 3.4 per cent annual growth rate registered in the previous quarter. The revised … [Read more...] about US economic growth unexpectedly slows in final quarter
AUSTIN, Texas—With rain hammering outside, Zack Malitz stood in a warehouse space lit by strands of bistro lights and began to reveal the campaign strategy of Beto O’Rourke in exacting detail. Malitz, who was the field director of O’Rourke’s Senate campaign, is a tall 30-year-old with thick glasses and a haircut that over the course of an election season can drift inexorably toward mopheadedness. He laid out the exact numbers of potential voters the campaign believed it should try to reach, how many of those voters had a cellphone contact available, and—with a bit of arithmetic—a critical sum that would drive the campaign's final push: the exact figure of volunteer phone-bank shifts he believed would be necessary to win the state. This kind of granular campaign information is normally considered top secret, the kind of thing strategists guard behind passwords and fire underlings upon suspicion of leaking. If Malitz’s talk had resided in an … [Read more...] about Here’s What Beto Could Unleash on Trump
Published February 21, 2019 Markets Motley Fool Facebook Twitter Comments Print GenMark Diagnostics Inc (NASDAQ: GNMK) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 21, 2019, 4:30 p.m. ET Continue Reading Below Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to today's conference call to discuss GenMark Diagnostics' Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Financial Results. My name is Carmen and I'll be your operator on this call. Advertisement After the presentation, we will conduct a question-and-answer session. Instructions will be provided at that time. (Operator Instructions). Please note that this call is being recorded today, Thursday, February 21, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. Pacific time and will be available on the Investors section of GenMark's website at www.genmarkdx.com. I would now like to turn the meeting over to Leigh Salvo of Gilmartin Group. Leigh Salvo -- … [Read more...] about GenMark Diagnostics Inc (GNMK) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript