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Tesla to start turning a profit this year: Analyst

Tesla to start turning a profit this year: Analyst

Finance
Tesla may start turning a profit as early as this year, automotive analyst Jamie Albertine told CNBC. "Based on what we’re seeing in the trajectory of production, we think they will be profitable on a non-gap basis later this year," Albertine said Friday on "Power Lunch." "We think we’ll be testing $ 385 [price target], on the way to the all-time high of $ 389, within the next two quarters." Friday marked Tesla's eight-year anniversary as a public company with a nearly 2,000 percent stock price increase. Shares of the electric car company's stock were just $ 17 when it began trading on the Nasdaq on June 29, 2010,...
Birthday Honours 2018: Health workers honoured in NHS 70th year

Birthday Honours 2018: Health workers honoured in NHS 70th year

Health
In the 70th year since the foundation of the NHS, health workers make up one in eight of people recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list. More than 60 awards have gone to people working in the NHS. Professor Sue Hill, chief scientific officer for England, said she was "both humbled and absolutely overjoyed" to be made a dame for services to the 100,000 Genomes Project. Midwives, nurses, psychiatrists, GPs and volunteers have also been honoured. Prof Hill said: "Across my career I have had the privilege and honour of working with dedicated and committed healthcare professionals, patients and their families. "This award is not so much about my individual contribution but a recognition and celebration of our joint efforts to ...
1 year of RERA: Not much has changed for the homebuyer

1 year of RERA: Not much has changed for the homebuyer

Finance
On May 1, the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 or RERA will turn a year old. Although certain sections of the Act were introduced on May 1, 2016, it came into force in its entirety on May 1, 2017. Before RERA, there was no real estate regulator in the country due to this many builders took homebuyers for a ride. Delays were rampant and homebuyers usually did not have a reliable source to address their grievances. Hence RERA was enacted with the objective to 'set in motion the process of making necessary operational rules and creation of institutional infrastructure for protecting the interests of consumers and promoting the growth of real estate sector in an environment of trust, confidence, credible transactions and efficient and time bound execution of projects.' Howe...
Taking a year off at 38, with a plan to retire at 48

Taking a year off at 38, with a plan to retire at 48

Finance
Planning young: a retirement roadmapApril 20 is Scott Sherman's 38th birthday. His gift to himself? Quitting his 9-to-5 job for a year. Even though Sherman is on track to retire early — he anticipates reaching financial independence by 48 — he wants to start living on his terms now. So he's taking up to a year off to live at a slower pace, volunteer, spend time with his kids and consider his next move. "I could stay doing what I'm doing now and be comfortable and probably bored," says Sherman, who works in IT administration at a university in Utah and writes about his journey toward financial independence on his blog. "Or I can do something scary, spend a little money and figure out how to spend eight hours a day doing something I'm really excited about." Sherman and his wife have been p
Report: Opioid prescription volume declined 12% last year

Report: Opioid prescription volume declined 12% last year

Health
April 19 (UPI) -- Prescription opioid dosage volume declined 12 percent in 2017, the largest annual drop in more than 25 years of measurement, according to a report released Thursday by a healthcare consulting company.IQVIA's Institute for Human Data Science conducted the study examining last year's overall drug use and looked forward four years to 2022.The opioid prescription volume includes the number of pills dispensed as well as units of dosage.The number of dispensed opioid prescriptions decreased 10.2 percent and patients receiving high doses declined by 16.1 percent, researchers report. The dosage volume is determined by Morphine Milligram Equivalents, with a standard Vicodin pill the equivalent of 5 milligrams of morphine. A high dosage in the study was considered to be more than 9...