2 of the best FTSE 250 dividend shares to buy in the UK today

first_img Enter Your Email Address Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Image source: Getty Images. One way I’m navigating the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic is through buying shares in cheap, dividend-paying UK shares. Although nothing can be guaranteed, this should generate a passive income stream. And, hopefully, capital gains once markets fully recover. With this in mind, here are two stocks from the FTSE 250 I think fit the bill.Record results Not every company has suffered at the hands of the coronavirus. For evidence, take a look at today’s record results from online trading platform Plus500 (LSE: PLUS). 5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Total revenue soared a massive 146% to $872.5m in 2020, thanks to “unprecedented levels of platform usage“. A total of 82 million trades were placed by customers over the period, compared to around 35 million in 2019. This goes some way to highlighting just how popular trading has become over the multiple lockdowns we’ve endured.Naturally, there’ll come a time when markets and trading activity begin to settle.  Indeed, Plus500 said today is expected revenue in 2021 to “grow from more normalised levels” achieved in 2019.Even so, I think the dividends on offer still make Plus an attractive option for those looking for income. Right now, analysts are predicting it will return 83.6 cents per share (60p) in FY21. That becomes a yield of 4.4% at today’s share price. As well as being far better than the interest rates offered by even the best Cash ISA, this income looks likely to be easily covered by profits.Naturally, Plus500 won’t be to every investor’s taste. The ongoing threat of regulation in its industry could keep the share price in check, even if the company succeeds in becoming a “multi-asset fintech group“. This may be one reason why the FTSE 250 member’s valuation — at just 9 times forecast earnings — appears low relative to the market as a whole.For those looking for their dividend fix, but wary of buying Plus at its peak, I think there’s a great alternative in the index. Quality… on the cheapAnother FTSE 250 stock offering great income right now is price comparison site Moneysupermarket.com (LSE: MONY). In fact, this is one of the reasons I began building a position in the company last year.Analysts currently have the company returning 11.3p in FY21. That translates to a yield of 4.2%. I think that’s sufficient compensation for being patient while trading recovers. In spite of the foggy earnings outlook, I suspect we could see a big increase in demand for the company’s services from UK holidaymakers looking for travel insurance once restrictions are lifted.Sure, MONY isn’t without risk. It’s certainly not the only option for those looking to compare prices on financial products. There’s also the opportunity cost of not investing elsewhere to consider. After all, the share price has been stuck in the 200p-400p range for the last six years! To me, this would imply that big capital gains look unlikely in the near term.Nevertheless, I like the valuation. A forecast price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 18 feels reasonable for a company that has the quality hallmarks I look for. These include a good brand, net cash on the balance sheet and high operating margins.On top of this, MONY also generates great returns on capital employed — a key metric used by fund managers such as Nick Train and Terry Smith to separate the wheat from the chaff.  Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Paul Summers | Wednesday, 17th February, 2021 | More on: MONY PLUS 2 of the best FTSE 250 dividend shares to buy in the UK todaycenter_img Markets around the world are reeling from the coronavirus pandemic…And with so many great companies trading at what look to be ‘discount-bin’ prices, now could be the time for savvy investors to snap up some potential bargains.But whether you’re a newbie investor or a seasoned pro, deciding which stocks to add to your shopping list can be daunting prospect during such unprecedented times.Fortunately, The Motley Fool is here to help: our UK Chief Investment Officer and his analyst team have short-listed five companies that they believe STILL boast significant long-term growth prospects despite the global lock-down…You see, here at The Motley Fool we don’t believe “over-trading” is the right path to financial freedom in retirement; instead, we advocate buying and holding (for AT LEAST three to five years) 15 or more quality companies, with shareholder-focused management teams at the helm.That’s why we’re sharing the names of all five of these companies in a special investing report that you can download today for FREE. If you’re 50 or over, we believe these stocks could be a great fit for any well-diversified portfolio, and that you can consider building a position in all five right away. Click here to claim your free copy of this special investing report now! 5 Stocks For Trying To Build Wealth After 50 I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Paul Summers owns shares in Moneysupermarket.com. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Moneysupermarket.com. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. 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She used to train with the boys but now she’s a tank that rumbles forward in almost unstoppable fashion

first_imgThursday May 9, 2019 She used to train with the boys but now she’s a tank that rumbles forward in almost unstoppable fashion Before playing women’s rugby, 17-year-old Jatavia Coleman found herself training with the guys, and proving quite a handful. Since then she’s wreaked havoc, as can be seen in this latest footage that was submitted to us. ADVERTISEMENTThis one was enjoyable to put together, as Jatavia, still fairly new to rugby, has a number of highlights and has come a long way with rugby. She plays for Palm Beach Phoenix during 7s season and also plays for Boynton Beach Rugby.“Before we had a girls team I played with our boys,” she said. Now she plays 7s, believe it or not, and causes other teams all sorts of trouble with her significant size and strength, despite being just 5’4.WATCH: Hefty centre powers through hapless players before meeting his matchSome thought she was too big for 7s but it’s clear that she loves the sport and with the support of those around her, has plenty more to contribute. We look forward to seeing more of her in action in future.And as with the case of giant bulldozer Kate Mata’u, good luck to those trying to tackle her.Send your clips in to us via Rugbydump Blitz and we’ll post and share the best of them Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Amateur , See it to Believe it Related Articles 32 WEEKS AGO Viral video of Scottish club brawl goes down… 69 WEEKS AGO RUGBYDUMP BLITZ: This Best of the Week round… 69 WEEKS AGO RD BLITZ – Disaster, just when it looked… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Internet fundraising takes off… again

Howard Lake | 27 May 1999 | News NSPCC shakes a virtual collecting tinPast and present fundraising tools have been merged as part of the NSPCC Full Stop Campaign. Donors with Web sites are being encouraged to add a Virtual Collecting Tin to their site, and in return they can keep track of how much their Tin has raised for NSPCC. The trusty collecting tin, the public face of many charities’ fundraising, has taken on a new life online at the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children’s Full Stop Campaign site. The charity is encouraging supporters to add their Virtual Collecting Tin to their Web site. Anyone clicking on the collecting tin graphic will then have the opportunity to make a secure online donation at the NSPCC site. According to Jason Potts of Burnett Associates, writing in Professional Fundraising magazine (May 1999, p.11), “£1,000 was donated by one individual within hours of the launch.”As NSPCC say, “it’s welcome to the 21st century, where there’s no more standing outside the supermarket on a cold wet morning shaking a tin; you simply place the banner ad on your website, and your visitors can choose to click-through to make a donation.”Such attempts at free promotion by UK charities are far from new on the Web. Comic Relief gave away a free graphic in March 1997 as part of its attempt to turn the Web red, and repeated its efforts on a grander scale in March 1999 with an expanded range of free-to-download banner ad graphics and photos. Oxfam, Christian Aid and the Disasters Emergency Committee have also recently encouraged supporters to add free fundraising banner adverts to their sites.The NSPCC Virtual Collecting Tin is different in one important aspect. It lets the supporter who adds it to their Web site find out how much visitors have donated online via that particular collecting tin. In other words, supporters get personalised feedback on the effectiveness of their own donation of free advertising space. We can all feel good by featuring a charity’s banner ad on our sites, but we will feel even better if we know exactly how useful we have been to the charity. Indeed, the results of the Virtual Collecting Tin might spur us on to add the Tin to other pages on our site, or to publicise just how generous visitors to our site are.NSPCC has taken measures to make sure that the Virtual Collecting Tin should not be abused. Participants have to sign a legal agreement with the Charity before they can place the Tin on their sites. They also place a clear “Sample” sign across the demonstration banners that appear on their site. You only get to see and use the real banner ads when your application is approved and you receive your unique identification code.The Virtual Collecting Tin is a most welcome addition to the banner advert method of fundraising. It adds genuine interactivity by tracking the value of donations generated by each Tin advert, and by making this information available to both the recipient charity and the supporter who has donated the advertising space.Only the supporter can find out how much her/his site has generated, and of course they do not get to see any details on the donors who have given. It is up to the supporter whether they wish to publicise this figure. This seems a particularly good tool for companies or company departments to place on their Web site or on their intranet. Different companies can compete with each other to raise the largest amount via their particular Virtual Collecting Tin. At its launch the Collecting Tin was sported by Microsoft UK, Microsoft Network, and AOL.UK Fundraising’s Howard Lake has a few suggestions on improving the service:The direct links to these prestigious supporters no longer feature the Collecting Tin so should be removed, or at least replaced by a screen-shot demonstrating their past support. The NSPCC, however, report that these ads are still being served, and in one sponsor’s case are being increased.Reports on the amount donated via a Tin originally appeared in dollars, but this was a function of incorrect regional settings on the new NSPCC Web server, not the Tin’s system.A prompted level of giving might also help increase revenue: at present the default value is £0.The Virtual Collecting Tin is promoted as one way in which your company can help the NSPCC: its page title includes the phrase “how your company can help.” Companies are certainly the most important publishers of Web pages in terms of fundraising income, but many other individuals and organisations publish Web sites which could generate income, so the appeal should be set more broadly than companies. As their FAQ says, low-traffic Web sites are welcome participants: “your support is gratefully received regardless of the popularity of the site.”NSPCC should offer suggested text for the ALT tags on the banner ad graphics as part of the HTML they provide for adding the graphics to your page. Tips for adding the Virtual Collecting Tin to your siteMake sure there are no spaces in the HTML that is provided for adding the coded graphics to your site. The cut and paste solution can leave a gap in the HTML due to line breaks which will mean that the links will not function.Include some appropriate text in the ALT tags of the graphics. UK Fundraising suggests “Cruelty to children must stop. FULL STOP. Donate now”.The technology behind the Virtual Collecting TinThe Virtual Collecting Tin is a sophisticated product. It offers three different modules, the donor, banner hosts, and reporting and administration areas. The donors area consists of the banner advert, and the infotainment server which detects browser capability and user history and presents one of several infotainment pieces designed to engage potential donors. Online donation fullfilment is implemented using Datacash. The site also makes use of autoresponders and e-mail lists to develop the relationship with donors.The banner hosts area consists of a registration area for potential supporters, and an administration area where NSPCC can authorise successful applicants.NSPCC authorise host applicants using the administration area of the web site.The reporting and administration area includes valuable tracking facilities for NSPCC to monitor the success of banner ads, using the click-through model, and on the success of infotainment, based on a conversion rate. It can also provide reports on other aspects of the campaign such as host site, date, infotainment, and banner ad. The area also allows NSPCC to administer the infotainment and banner server delivery.The site was built on the Microsoft NT IIS 4 platform using ASP and SQL server. Who is behind the Virtual Collecting Tin?UK Fundraising tracked down the companies that created this innovative online fundraising venture.The Virtual Collecting Tin project was conceived and led by Burnett Associates, with Red Banner acting as their technology partner. Red Banner, which offers e-business intregration services, created and supports the Virtual Collecting Tin.Red Banner’s other charity clients include WaterAid, Crisis and Greenpeace International. Indeed Red Banner personnel have been involved in developing the Greenpeace International Web site since 1994.Jim Sweet of Red Banner told UK Fundraising: “We’re very proud of the way we built the VCT system to utilise every scrap of information available to deliver highly targeted services to meet a wide range of users needs”. This month’s WebWatch column in Professional Fundraising magazine sees Jason Potts in bullish mood. As head of new media at Burnett Associates, he asks “are we beginning to see the maturing of the web as a fundraising medium? This month’s WebWatch column in Professional Fundraising magazine sees Jason Potts in bullish mood. As head of new media at Burnett Associates, he asks “are we beginning to see the maturing of the web as a fundraising medium? The answer has to be a resounding yes.” He cites the sophistication of Comic Relief and the NSPCC’s Virtual Collecting Tin. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Advertisement Still, because of the novelty and fundraising good sense behind this initiative, it should not be long before the Virtual Collecting Tin starts to appear on hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Web sites belonging to individuals, companies, schools, and organisations. Similarly, it shouldn’t be too long before other charities set up a similar method of donating online.UK Fundraising has signed up as a registered user, so you can use any of the following Virtual Collecting Tins to make a donation. Internet fundraising takes off… again About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  33 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis read more

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Strong RFS Critical to Farm Success

first_img Previous articleIndiana Crops Moving Toward MaturityNext articleHarvest May Wrap Up This Week in Southern Indiana Andy Eubank Facebook Twitter Home Indiana Agriculture News Strong RFS Critical to Farm Success Strong RFS Critical to Farm Success Facebook Twitter SHARE SHARE Skor-on-RFS-effortsEmily SkorChanges being considered by the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the Renewable Fuel Standard would undermine the RFS, according to many in the ag industry, including Growth Energy. Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor says the EPA considering last minute changes to the proposed renewable volume obligations is contrary to the administration promise to support the RFS.“These are the blending target numbers that come out every year and give us a sense of how much biofuels are going to be blended into the nation’s fuel supply,” she said. EPA has signaled that they’re considering some changes that really are out of step with the RFS, that would halt investment in the production of American made biofuels like ethanol, and so we have a real concerted effort to make sure that the EPA does not make these changes and that the administration makes sure that the EPA works to advance the President’s agenda, not undermine it.”She says rolling back the volume targets would reduce opportunity for farmers during a down economy.“These are things really that go back to the conversation we had months ago around the point of obligation, Carl Icahn and a select handful of refiners pushing to make changes that accommodate their core business models. This is simply the impact of the pressure by the refiners to make changes to the RFS, but wonderfully our champions in the Senate remain steadfast with us to make sure that the White House reigns in the EPA before the agency tramples on the President’s rural base.”The RFS, Skor says, supports the strong consumer demand for ethanol products, and recently Growth Energy announced that E15, a fuel containing 15 percent ethanol, is now available at more than 1,000 locations across the United States.Skor adds it’s important agriculture has a singular voice in support of the RFS. She would like it to be a chorus directed at President Trump.“He has vowed to make the RFS an important tool in the mission to achieve energy independence, and that the RFS would help make America great again,” Skor said. “So we need to remind the President that this promise means EPA should not be meddling with the RFS as it’s looking to do right now.”Learn more online at www.growthenergy.org. By Andy Eubank – Oct 17, 2017 last_img read more

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India Touchscreen Display Market Report 2021: Analysis & Forecasts 2016-2026 by Smartphone, TV &…

first_img Twitter TAGS  Facebook WhatsApp Pinterest India Touchscreen Display Market Report 2021: Analysis & Forecasts 2016-2026 by Smartphone, TV & Monitors, Tablets, Laptops & Notebooks, Digital Signage, Others – ResearchAndMarkets.com WhatsApp Facebook DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 24, 2021– The “India Touchscreen Display Market, By Application (Smartphone, TV & Monitors, Tablets, Laptops & Notebooks, Digital Signage, Others), By Technology, By Type, By End User, By Region, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, FY 2026” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The Indian Touchscreen Display Market was valued USD 1966.76 Million in FY2020 and is anticipated to grow at double-digit CAGR of over 11% in the next five years. Growing demand for consumer electronics such as smartphone, television, and laptops, among others and increasing penetration of internet are expected to fuel to adoption of touchscreen display. Moreover, government of the country is focusing on the adoption of 5G technology and has signed MOU with Israel which will positively influence the demand of touchscreen display. Government push for the electronics manufacturing in the country and growing digitization are some of the other factors for the increased demand of touchscreen display. Touchscreen displays are easy to use and possess high degree of picture clarity, thereby registering significant growth in the market. The Indian Touchscreen Display Market is segmented based on application, technology, type, end-user and region. Based on the type, the market is sub-segmented into LCD, LED, OLED, and others. Out of these, LCD touchscreen display accounted for majority share in FY2020. Following the trends, it is expected to show its dominance for the forecast years as well on account of its early adoption and lower price when compared with its counterparts. Major players operating in the Indian Touchscreen Display Market include 3M India Ltd., Samsung India Electronics, LG Electronics India Pvt. Ltd., Shard (Business) Systems India, Fujitsu India Private Limited, Xiaomi Technology India Private Limited, BBK Electronics, NEC India Pvt. Limited, Palas Software Pvt., Oasis Touch technologies, among others. The companies are focussing on extensive research and developments activities in order to stay competitive in the market. Launch of multi-touch display and new product launches exemplifies that. Other competitive strategies include formation of alliances and partnerships. Objective of the Study:To analyze and estimate the market size of the Indian Touchscreen Display Market from FY2016 to FY2019.To estimate and forecast the market size of the Indian Touchscreen Display Market from FY2020 to FY2026 and growth rate until FY2026.To classify and forecast the Indian Touchscreen Display Market based on type, application, technology, end-user, company and regional distribution.To identify dominant region or segment in the Indian Touchscreen Display Market.To identify drivers and challenges for the Indian Touchscreen Display Market.To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in the Indian Touchscreen Display Market.To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in the Indian Touchscreen Display Market.To identify key sustainable strategies adopted by market players in India touchscreen display market. Key Target Audience:Touchscreen display companies, electronic companies, and other stakeholdersDistributers and suppliers of touchscreen displayOrganizations, forums and alliances related to touchscreen displayMarket research and consulting firms Years considered for this report:Historical Years: FY2016 – FY2019Base Year: FY2020Estimated Year: FY2021Forecast Period: FY2022 – FY2026 Report Scope: India Touchscreen Display Market, By Application:SmartphoneTelevision & MonitorsTabletsLaptops & NotebooksDigital SignageOthers India Touchscreen Display Market, By Technology:ResistiveCapacitiveInfraredSAWOthers India Touchscreen Display Market, By Type:LCDLEDOLEDOthers India Touchscreen Display Market, By End-User: Local NewsBusiness Consumer ElectronicsRetailHealthcareBFSIOthers India Touchscreen Display Market, By Region:SouthWestEastNorth Companies Mentioned3M India Ltd.Samsung India ElectronicsLG Electronics India Pvt. Ltd.Shard (Business) Systems IndiaFujitsu India Private LimitedXiaomi Technology India Private LimitedBBK ElectronicsNEC India Pvt. LimitedPalas Software PvtOasis Touch technologies For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/q8g1n1 View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210224005698/en/ CONTACT: ResearchAndMarkets.com Laura Wood, Senior Press Manager [email protected] For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470 For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630 For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900 KEYWORD: INDIA ASIA PACIFIC INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY HARDWARE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SOURCE: Research and Markets Copyright Business Wire 2021. 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Affordability: Renters vs. Owners

first_img Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Tagged with: Affordability Home Ownership Millennials Rental Subscribe  Print This Post Previous: Housing Costs Are Keeping Americans Awake at Night Next: The Booming Built-For-Rent Market Homeowners and renters alike are facing affordability issues, according to a new survey from Freddie Mac. According to the GSE’s “Profile of Today’s Renter and Owner” study, over half of Americans are making spending or housing changes to afford their monthly housing payment. Additionally, 44% of renters and 35% of owners who had trouble affording their housing payment over the last two years reported having to move to afford housing costs.Still, the majority of both renters and homeowners believe their current situation is the most affordable option for them, but the idea that renting is more affordable than ownership is on the rise. Freddie Mac’s survey of around 4,000 households found that 82% of renters view renting as more affordable than homeownership, up 15 points from February 2018.However, renters are the most likely to be const-burdened. According to the survey, 34% of renters spend more than one-third of their income on rent, while only 25% of homeowners spend that much on their mortgage. The biggest obstacle preventing many renters from becoming homeowners, specifically low-income renters, is the down payment and closing costs. Around 88% of low income renters said the down payment and closing costs would be their biggest hurdle, compared to 72% of middle income renters. Many Americans have had to cut costs to afford housing, including 62% of renters and 47% of homeowners. Over half of renters, 55%, reduced spending on non-essential items such as entertainment, compared to 52% of owners. For younger homeowners and renters, student loans have had an impact on affordability, especially among renters. Freddie Mac found that 51% of younger millennials (aged 23-29) who rent had to make a different housing choice because of student loans, compared with 38% of younger millennials who own a home. Among older millennials (aged 30-38), the survey found 41% who rent and 36% who own experienced the same phenomenon.Additionally, over half of workers employed in the essential workforce, serving in crucial positions like healthcare, education and law enforcement, have made housing decisions with their student loan repayment obligations in mind. This includes 51% of owners and 53% of renters working essential jobs. Affordability Home Ownership Millennials Rental 2019-06-27 Seth Welborn The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago About Author: Seth Welborn Sign up for DS News Daily Affordability: Renters vs. Owners Seth Welborn is a Reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Harding University, he has covered numerous topics across the real estate and default servicing industries. Additionally, he has written B2B marketing copy for Dallas-based companies such as AT&T. An East Texas Native, he also works part-time as a photographer. center_img Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Affordability: Renters vs. Owners June 27, 2019 954 Views The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Market Studies, News Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Share Save Related Articles Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days agolast_img read more

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No short term help from EU for Donegal Tillage farmers

first_img Twitter NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Pinterest Facebook Twitter WhatsApp No short term help from EU for Donegal Tillage farmers By admin – October 4, 2016 Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Google+ WhatsApp Homepage BannerNewscenter_img Pinterest Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programme Previous articleHarps travel to Sligo with suspension headachesNext articleTaoiseach to bring memo on Brexit to cabinet this morning admin Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Facebook Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR The Plight of Donegal’s Tillage farmers has been raised in Europe this week but there will be no help from the EU at least in the short term.MEP Mairead McGuinness raised the issue after a recent visit to Donegal to see first hand the current difficulties in the tillage sector particularly following recent weather.Hundreds of acres remain unharvested after 28 days of rainfall in Donegal in September alone.Ms McGuinness is urging the government to respond to the crisis as their are no measures available in Europe currently to help:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Mairaid.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. News, Sport and Obituaries on Wednesday May 26th GAA decision not sitting well with Donegal – Mick McGrathlast_img read more

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IN DEMAND: Natural gas subject of Troy Rotary program

first_img By Jaine Treadwell Henderson, a member of the Andalusia Rotary Club and a Paul Harris Fellow, said Southeast Alabama Gas District began selling natural gas in 1952. The company is owned by 14 member cities and serves 21 other franchise cities.“Southeast Alabama Gas District is a public utility and is owned by the citizens,” Henderson said. “The customers are the bosses. So, we give money back to the towns that own us.”Henderson said the City of Troy is the district’s second largest consumer, behind only the City of Dothan in usage. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson MESSENGER PHOTO/JAINE TREADWELLGreg Henderson, Southeast Alabama Gas District, was the featured speaker at the Tuesday meeting of the Troy Rotary Club. He was the program guest of John Ramage, left, and Jason Reeves, right.Good news is always welcomed, and Greg Henderson, Southeast Alabama Gas District director of finance, had good news for all customers of the district. Natural gas prices should remain low for five to 10 years.Not many utility companies can make that kind of prediction, but Henderson seemed comfortable in that assumption when speaking before the Troy Rotary Club Tuesday.However, Henderson did say that he is looking into a crystal ball and it could cloud tomorrow. Print Article Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Email the author Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits This Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s… Latest Stories The reason natural gas is and should remain relatively low in cost is because the supply is abundant.“In 2010, we expected to import four billion cubic feet of natural gas,” Henderson said. “Five years later, we expect to export 10 billion cubic feet by 2020.”Production of natural gas has increased by 13 percent since 2011 and is projected to increase about 22 percent in the Southeast between 2014 and 2020, based on an increase in chemical production.On other topics, Henderson complimented the City of Troy for its dedication to providing outstanding medical facilities for its citizens.He said a hospital is vital to the city and also brings small business to town via practicing physicians.“Every doctor who locates in a town is the equivalent of a small business,” he said. “The doctor hires a staff and his office is a small business. Those small businesses add up.”Always the Rotarian, Henderson said he waited two years for a slot to open so he could join the Rotary Club. He praised the Rotarians for their service to community.“The Rotary Club’s 4-Way Test is a model for all of us to live by,” he said.center_img Book Nook to reopen You Might Like City support: Boys and Girls Club benefits from United Way funding The Troy University football team visited the Boys and Girls Clubs of Pike and Surrounding Counties Monday afternoon. The players… read more Sponsored Content “Troy is growing and, as the city grows, so does its usage of natural gas,” Henderson said.SEAG has 30,000 customers within 12,000 square miles, which is the largest geographic region in the state for gas companies.“The Southeast Alabama Gas District sells primarily to industrial companies,” Anderson said. “Eighty-percent of our customers are industrial.”Most of the natural gas companies were formed in an effort to bring industries to the Southeast but also supply natural gas to residential customers at an affordable rate. IN DEMAND: Natural gas subject of Troy Rotary program Published 4:00 am Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By Secrets Revealed Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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FAR to sell stake in $4.2bn RSSD project in Senegal to ONGC Videsh

first_img ONGC Videsh signs deal to acquire FAR’s stake in RSSD project.(Credit: Keri Jackson from Pixabay) FAR has agreed to sell its 15% stake in the $4.2bn Rufisque Offshore, Sangomar Offshore and Sangomar Deep Offshore project (RSSD project) in Senegal to ONGC Videsh Vankorneft for $45m.ONGC Videsh Vankorneft is a subsidiary of ONGC Videsh, which in turn is the overseas arm of Indian state-owned oil and gas company ONGC.The company will be acquiring 13.67% participating interest in the Sangomar exploitation area and 15% participating interest in the RSSD contract area outside it.As per the terms of the deal, ONGC Videsh will also reimburse $66.58m to FAR, which is the latter’s share of working capital for the Senegalese oil project from 1 January 2020.The deal also includes an entitlement to certain contingent payments to FAR, capped at $55m, which will be based on various factors associated with the sale of oil from the RSSD project.First oil from the offshore Senegalese project is expected to be drawn in mid-2023, as per its operator Woodside Petroleum.ONGC stated: “The completion of the present transaction would mark ONGC Videsh entry in Senegalese offshore in a significant project under development and is consistent with its strategic objective of adding high impact exploration and near-term production assets to its existing E&P portfolio.”In January 2020, Woodside, Cairn Energy, and FAR signed a final investment decision (FID) for phase 1 of the Sangomar field development. The companies are partnered by Senegal national oil company Petrosen (10% stake) in the RSSD project.FAR could not secure senior and junior debt financing for its share of $600m for the project due to the fall in the oil price and the Covid-19 outbreak.As a result, the Australian firm has been pursuing sale of its stake in the Senegalese project, while continuing to consider financing options.FAR managing director Cath Norman said: “ONGC is a very reputable group with global exploration and production interests. We believe they will be a valuable partner for Petrosen and Woodside going forward.“As we have acknowledged, the market for financing and selling assets has been weak since the impact of COVID was felt in March of this year. In these circumstances, the offer from ONGC represents the best option available at this time and we trust that our shareholders will vote for this transaction.”Following the completion of the deal, FAR expects to have nearly $130m in cash. The capital will be used by the Australian oil and gas company to advance its other offshore West African prospects in the Gambia and Guinea-Bissau.The deal is subject to meeting of preceding customary conditions such as approvals from Senegal regulatory authorities, FAR shareholders, non-exercise or waiver of pre-emption by joint venture partners and also cancellation of certain third party agreement.In July 2020, Cairn Energy signed a deal to sell its 40% stake in the RSSD project to Russia-based LUKOIL for up to $400m. A month later, Woodside exercised its right to pre-empt on the same terms and conditions, which would increase its stake to 75%. The Australian firm is selling its stake after failing to secure financing for its share of the offshore oil projectlast_img read more

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Postdoctoral Associate – Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE) – Precision Space Systems

first_imgThe Precision Space Systems Laboratory in the Department ofMechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Floridais seeking to fill a postdoctoral scholar position in the area ofspace technology development for drag-free inertial sensors for theNASA-ESA Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) gravitationalwave observatory and future Earth geodesy missions beyondGRACE-Follow On. This position may also contribute to thedevelopment of space instruments for intersatellite laser ranging,laser time-transfer, and laser communications for small spacecraft,especially CubeSats. Appointments as Research Scientist may beconsidered for exceptional candidates.Be a technical lead for space technology development and flighthardware fabrication and testing. This includes the development ofsome or all of the following: Capacitive sensors, mechanisms andmechanical design, digital control electronics, modulated currentsources, optomechanics, including fiber optics, and optoelectronicsfor space gravitational wave observatories (LISA), Earth geodesymissions, space optical communications systems, and laser rangingand laser time-transfer. Mentor graduate and undergraduate studentsinvolved in these projects and assist with technical andprogrammatic reports, journal articles and conferencepresentations.Ph.D. degree in Mechanical and/or Aerospace Engineering, ElectricalEngineering, Physics, Applied Physics, Astrophysics or a closelyrelated discipline.Knowledge and experience in the following topics are desired:Design, development, fabrication, integration and testing, flightoperations and/or data analysis for space flight programs;Mechanical/thermal design for space systems; Fiber-coupled lasers,LEDs and fiber amplifiers; High bandwidth pulsed/modulated currentsources for lasers and diodes; Digital electronics,microprocessors, and FPGAs; Development of flight software and orfirmware for microprocessors and FPGAs, including VHDL; Experiencewith laboratory experiments, including the use of vacuum systems,UV and IR light sources and detectors, data acquisition andinstrumentation.Please send a letter of interest highlighting research andlong-term goals, curriculum vitae, and the names and emailaddresses of three or more references. Please apply via Interfoliohttp://apply.interfolio.com/71128and reference job 55841.Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript tothe hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not beconsidered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” isvisible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside ofthe United States are required to be evaluated by a professionalcredentialing service provider approved by National Association ofCredential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found athttp://www.naces.org/ .The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institutiondedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty andstaff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to applyfor this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida RelaySystem at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibilityto work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance withFlorida’s Sunshine Law.Category=69The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination withrespect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status,national origin, political opinions or affiliations, geneticinformation and veteran status in all aspects of employmentincluding recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline,terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, andtraining.last_img read more

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