Economy

US Gov't Shuts Down Again as Congress Misses Deadline

Paul refused to allow that to happen, upset that an amendment of his to restore budget caps was not being put up for a vote. The Senate is likely to vote to...


Nigeria's 2018 World Cup Gear Is As Dope As It Gets

Revealed in London today with Alex Iwobi , Wizkid, Kelechi Iheneacho and Mikel Obi draped in pieces branded with "Naija" and in Green and White, there's more m...


Oil drops as volatility concern counters reported inventory draw

USA producers are pumping more oil after cuts by major producers, a weak dollar and geopolitical threats to supply sent crude prices roughly 50% higher in the...


Snap Inc. stock skyrockets after active user growth, strong earnings report

Daily active users: 187 million, up 5% from Q3. Taking what CEO Evan Spiegel called a real "risk", Snap unveiled Snapchat's highly anticipated redes...


Reviewing the Insider Trends for The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

Wolverine World Wide, Inc. Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) has risen 64.54% since February 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.59% the S&P500. portfoli...


Southwest Airlines plane skids off taxiway at Baltimore-Washington International Airport

It appeared to be at around a 45-degree angle from the taxiway path. BWI officials say that as the aircraft was taxiing out, it turned and stopped near the taxi...


Natalie Wood's sister speaks out as decades-long death investigation continues

Authorities initially ruled the death an accidental drowning, but that changed. The press conference opened with Capt. Christopher Bergner, who said that the de...


Snap Inc (SNAP) Earnings

But revenues were better than expected, jumping 72 percent year-on-year to $286 million. Shares of Snap , the parent company of teen app darling Snapchat, sk...


Best Buy will stop carrying CDs this year, report says

Best Buy recently announced that it will be pulling CDs from its stores due to an overwhelming drop in sales . It's issued an ultimatum to music suppliers whi...


Berkshire Hathaway, Amazon, JP Morgan Chase to create nonprofit health care venture

Insurers, health systems and others , including Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska and CHI Health, have launched price estimators meant to help consumers shop ...


Woman denied emotional support peacock on United Airlines flight

A photographer from NY has reportedly been banned from taking Dexter, her beloved stress relieving peacock, aboard a jet. She documents her experiences with D...


Wall Street erases gains after Fed decision

The amount outpaced expectations of 185,000 jobs. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 1.38 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,823.81. The Dow opened with a 261-p...


Sensex, Nifty Hit Fresh Record Highs

Just a couple of days before Union Budget 2018, key indices dived into cautious mode of trading on Tuesday. Around 0930 hours, the wider Nifty50 of the Nati...


Four Chicago-area Carson's stores to close

Closing sales for these stores will begin Thursday and run for about 10 to 12 weeks. Wednesday Bon-Ton released the list of 42 stores, including those with na...


MA to review Wynn Boston Harbor Resort license

House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's giving a $1,000 donation from Wynn to charity. Wynn donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to Republican party com...


Devin Nunes' Hometown Paper Excoriates Him for Promoting 'Ridiculous' Conspiracy About FBI

WASHINGTON-A fight is intensifying over a memo that its Republican authors say describes abuses by USA intelligence agencies in probing Russian election inter...


Canada's Bombardier wins big over Boeing in trade dispute

Bombardier Inc . can start shipping C Series jets to Delta Air Lines Inc . after a surprise ruling by a USA trade panel that said the proposed imports won't hu...


UK should lead the world in safe, ethical AI

South Korea says it will refer a dispute with the USA administration of President Donald Trump over tariffs on solar panels and washing machines to the Worl...


Space X's Falcon Heavy finally fires up for the first time

In a Washington, D.C., speech last July the Tesla founder which said Falcon Heavy is one of the most hard and technically complex projects SpaceX has ever u...


Burger King Has an Opinion on Net Neutrality

The video is meant to educate patrons and viewers about the FCC's decision in December to repeal net neutrality. Engadget's Mallory Locklear wrote that ...


Muted demand drags down crude palm oil futures by 0.13%

Crude prices rose on the data, with US futures gaining 58 cents to $65.05 a barrel as of 10:59 a.m. EST (1559 GMT), after earlier touching their highest since D...


Woman Missing In Gulf Of Mexico After Falling From Carnvial Cruise Ship

Carnival Cruise Line spokesman Vance Gulliken told news outlets that a 44-year-old woman fell from the Carnival Triumph on Sunday night. Search-and-rescue o...


Halifax protesters march in solidarity with Ontario Tim Hortons workers

Now, the two groups have harnessed national outrage stretching from Halifax to Vancouver with snap actions in most major towns and cities. "It's to protest th...


Carillion bankers set up £225m fund to help subcontractors

Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) has unveiled a £50 million package to support its small business customers in Carillion's supply chain hit by its liquidation. Josh L...


Facebook Users Will Be Able To Rank News Source Trustworthiness

That's why it's important that News Feed promotes high quality news that helps build a sense of common ground". "My hope is that this update about trusted n...


If you pay by the month, Amazon Prime fees are going up

If Amazon Prime customers in the USA choose to pay monthly, they will be paying $155.88 in total across a 12-month period. Amazon Prime, with its free, two-da...


GST Council cuts rates on 29 goods, 54 services

The daylong deliberations over taxing goods and services happened just two weeks ahead of the Union Budget , which Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will unvei...


Bubble Trouble: South Korea Considers Ban on All Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Bitcoin , which rose to more than $19,000 in December, recovered by 18% on Thursday after suffering heavy losses in the preceding two days. While miners are...


Bank of Canada raises benchmark interest rate to 1.25%

These increases are expected to boost the Bank of Canada's qualification rate (which is based on an average of the big bank rates) this week from 4.99% to 5...


Dow Jones tops 26000 for first time as stock market boom continues

It measures the daily stock price movements of 30 large, publicly-owned USA companies. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index lost 0.09 percent and MSCI's ga...


European Union says 'hearts still open' to Brexit reversal

Ms Soubry refused to go into details about the "private" meeting, but told the Press Association: "One of the reasons that we came over was to make it very cl...


Airbus may end production of A380 superjumbo

If Emirates does not order the aircraft, he believes there will be "no choice but to shut down the programme". The European planemaker said on Monday net ord...


NY sues BP, Shell to 'protect city from climate change'

According to a press release issued by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's office, the city is already undertaking over $20 billion in infrastructure updates...


Texas reporter vanishes after telling friend she was being followed

Vara said Roland and her was suppose to meet up, but Vara didn't hear from her again". Roland's mother said she received a message hours later that read, "hel...


MPs Call For A 'Latte Levy'

Funds from the so-called " latte levy " would be used to improve recycling facilities nationwide, Parliament's cross-party Environmental Audit Committee said on...


Fodder scam sentencing: Lalu Yadav's son Tejashwi targets Nitish Kumar

A total of six cases related to the scam, were being probed by the investigation authorities. The quantum of sentence was announced by the CBI court after a d...


Comparable Company Analysis: The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW), HollyFrontier Corporation (HFC)

The Charles Schwab Corporation experienced its Day High at -1.35%, with its Day Low of 19.58%. First Foundation Advisors reported 49,215 shares. The Charles...


Utahns cross state lines for Powerball, Mega Million tickets

The odds of winning that one are 1 in 302 million. "It's the dreams, thinking what you could do with that money, imagining the possibilities", he said. $400 m...


Oil prices stay high

United States refining runs increased, pushing capacity use to 95.7 per cent, the highest in December dating to 1998. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude...


Apple CEO Tim Cook's earnings up 74% to $102m

Cook's personal travel cost came to $93,109 in fiscal 2017, according to the filing . Due to slumping iPhone sales in 2016, Cook's pay was cut 15%. Camera Ic...