Renault board meeting to replace boss Ghosn, jailed in Japan

January 23, 2019@11:45 PM TFP Editor 0

The board of French carmaker Renault SA plans to meet to choose new leadership to replace auto industry powerhouse Carlos Ghosn, who is fighting fraud and breach of trust charges in Japan. The board meeting Thursday is expected to name Jean-Dominique Senard of Michelin as chairman and Renault executive Thierry Bollore as CEO. Ghosn previously held both posts. Renault initially stood by Ghosn after his Nov. 19 arrest, naming temporary leadership. But the French government, […]

CorEnergy Declares Fourth Quarter 2018 Common and Preferred Stock Dividends

January 23, 2019@11:32 PM TFP Editor 0

KANSAS CITY, Mo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, Inc. (NYSE: CORR, CORRPrA) (“CorEnergy” or the “Company”) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a fourth quarter 2018 dividend of $0.75 per share (or $3.00 per share annualized) for its common stock. The dividend is payable on February 28, 2019, to shareholders of record on February 14, 2019. The Board of Directors also declared a cash dividend of $0.4609375 per depositary share for the Company’s 7.375% Series […]

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‘AI’ to hit hardest in U.S. heartland and among less-skilled: study

January 23, 2019@11:23 PM TFP Editor 0

The Midwestern states hit hardest by job automation in recent decades, places that were pivotal to U.S. President Donald Trump’s election, will be under the most pressure again as advances in artificial intelligence reshape the workplace, according to a new study by Brookings Institution researchers. Read on Reuters

Government shutdown poses increasing risk to wider economy

January 23, 2019@11:12 PM TFP Editor 0

At this time of year, John Sprinkle and his wife would normally be planning their summer vacation. Not now. Sprinkle, a furloughed federal employee, is about to miss his second paycheck since the partial government shutdown began just before Christmas. With no end in sight to the longest shutdown in American history, Sprinkle and his family are postponing all manner of spending. “We were thinking of getting a new computer, but that’s not going to […]

Uncle Sam Wants Your DNA: The FBI’s Diabolical Plan To Create A Nation Of Suspects

January 23, 2019@11:05 PM TFP Editor 0

Authored by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “As more and more data flows from your body and brain to the smart machines via the biometric sensors, it will become easy for corporations and government agencies to know you, manipulate you, and make decisions on your behalf. Even more importantly, they could decipher the deep mechanisms of all bodies and brains, and thereby gain the power to engineer life. If we want to prevent a […]