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McMahon touts job creation - and 'Triple H' - at confirmation hearing

Sen. Richard Blumenthal introducing McMahon. "When I was asked if I supported merging SBA into Commerce, I really wasn't focused on SBA or Commerce, I was focused on the concept of merging agencies, or reducing duplicative programs, so that we coul...

Verizon Needs More Than Yahoo! to Combat Stagnant Wireless Growth

Shares of Verizon pulled back by as much as 2.84% to $50.92 in premarket trades this morning. Finally, James Investment Research Inc. boosted its position in Verizon Communications by 83.9% in the second quarter. now owns 109,588,860 shares of the ...

In wake of presidential election, home sales fell in Chicago

Sales were down 2.8% to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 5.49m from an upwardly-revised 5.65m in November. Inventory is now 6.3 percentage points lower than a year ago - the 19th consecutive month of year-over-year declines. "The dip in housing...

Should You Sell Coca-Cola Company (The) Based On Current Broker Views?

Investing in Stocks require Stock Market Traders to look into all Trading Signals. On Tuesday January 17, 2017, Credit Suisse released a statement for Coca-Cola HBC (LON:CCH) maintained the target price at 2,100.00GBX that suggested an upside of ...

OPEC, Russia Meet to Check on Oil-Cuts Progress

Novak said that his country, which committed to the largest cut of 300,000 barrels a day, already had achieved trimmed production by 100,000 barrels - double its projected target of 50,000 barrels by late January. OPEC's secretariat will present it w...

United Kingdom retail sales falter as price rises begin to bite

United Kingdom retail sales suffered their biggest drop since April 2012 last month, in a sign that consumers might finally be paring back after their post Brexit vote splurge. The downturn marked an even worse comparison on an annual basis, with the...

Pearson shares drop 25 percent on weak demand for education products

Fallon's big bet was on the U.S. education market, which has been hit by government cutbacks, and a shift by students to borrowing rather than buying textbooks. But the pressures on the North American higher education courseware business have forced ...

Trump favors weak dollar; markets react

Woo expects the currency to climb this year, yet predicts dollar trading will become increasingly volatile after Trump's inauguration Friday, making bullish wagers less appealing. Financial stocks were the hardest hit, falling 2.3% as a sector. The...

Making a spectacle of themselves: Luxottica and Essilor

He will also take charge of the merger company, while Essilor CEO Hubert Sagnières will become the company's number 2, even though he will have as much to say in the company as the CEO. Luxottica's third-quarter results had showed revenue from its...

EIA sees United States production growing into 2018

Brent crude, an global benchmark, jumped almost 2 percent to around $56.10 per barrel Thursday morning, following Monday's sharp 4 percent decline to less than $55, in what some analysts believed was a mass sell-off. Now that we have seen the price o...

General Motors Soars To 21-Month High On Bullish Earnings Forecast

Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.80 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). The original version of this article can be read at http://www....

Hulu strikes deal to live-stream CBS network in upcoming service

CBS's pact with Hulu shows that at least for now the network is finding a way to have its cake and eat it, too-striking deals with distributors while maintaining a stand-alone streaming service with some 1.2 million subscribers. Subscribers to the n...

FDNY handling derailment of LIRR train with at least 76 hurt

He estimated that 600 to 700 people were on the train. "People who were standing up to exit the train all toppled on top of each other", said the man, identified only as David. Authorities said the front of the train hit a bumping block as it enter...

Bluefin tuna catches eye-popping $849000 at auction as conservationists cry foul

And to the victor go the spoils: a 466-pound Pacific bluefin tuna, which ultimately cost Kimura 74.2 million yen - or about $632,000. Mr Kimura, president of the firm behind the popular Sushi Zanmai chain, had the winning bid for the sixth straight...

Oil Prices Have a Slippery Path Upward

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) data showed. The measure, which was under discussion for over a year before implemented, is expected not only to help dispose of the whopping world oil glut of 300 million barrels, but also to bring oil p...

Chinese traders charged with insider trading on hacked information

Iat Hong, Bo Zheng and Chin Hung were all charged in a felony indictment unsealed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan this week with respect to an alleged insider trading scheme that's said to have allowed the trio to make more than $4 million in i...

Retail hours for last minute shoppers

The two stores then open again on Boxing Day between 8am and 8pm. If you're not a Prime member, you can sign up for a free-trial. All NSLC stores will close at 5 p.m. BONUS TIP: Shopping in person can actually save! Post-Christmas, stores ar...

CSX Corp. (NASDAQ:CSX), Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE:ETE)

SignalPoint Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Energy Transfer Equity L.P.by 0.4% in the third quarter. Now the company has earned "Buy" from 9 equity analysts. While looking at the Stock's Performance, Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. ...

Walgreens, Rite Aid Divest 865 Stores To Fred's Pharmacy For $950M

Fred's, Inc . says the stores it is acquiring from Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and Rite Aid Corporation represent its pre-divesture store performance in terms of revenue and EBITDA. "This will be a transformative event for Fred's Pharmacy that w...

Corpus Christi Eases Tap-Water Drinking Restrictions in Some Areas

Long queues formed at grocery stores as shoppers stocked up on bottled water. All 30 samples that were tested Saturday by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality were now at non-detect levels for cont...

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Spithill skippers Oracle to 1st win in America's Cup

DEFENDING champion Oracle Team USA clawed its way back into the America's Cup on Saturday with a much-needed win over Emirates Team New Zealand to reduce its deficit to 1-4 i...

Trump organization ends management of Toronto tower

Trump Hotels and JCF Capital, which has owned the building since late 2016, announced Tuesday that they were ending their contract. The building and another one elsewhere in Van...

Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

He was near death when he arrived at the hospital and remained in critical condition into this week. Doctors say Congressman Scalise is in fair condition and is in the pro...

Hedge fund star Dan Loeb bets $3.5 billion on Nestle

It said in the letter that it has already had productive conversations with Nestle management. Food companies are under pressure to reduce costs, after Kraft Heinz Co.'s unsucc...

Altice USA Prices Offering at $30 Per Share

The IPO is part of a USA offensive by Drahi and Altice, which operates cable and broadband in 21 U.S. states and competes against American rivals such as Verizon and Comcast....

Biggest US banks clear first hurdle in Fed's annual stress tests

Overall, officials found that in the most severe scenario, companies would have suffered about US$383 billion in losses on loans. Passing the stress test does not necessarily mean ...

Millions of detailed voter records found unprotected on the internet

A California-based cybersecurity firm found a database of almost 200 million American voters - along with their preferences and modeling data - left unsecured on an Amazon c...

Uber board member apologies for remark about talkative women

After fellow board member Arianna Huffington said the presence of a woman on the board was likely to attract other females, Bonderman remarked that it actually meant "more talkin...

Uber Board Said To Be Considering Leave Of Absence For Kalanick

The board met on Sunday to talk about changes regarding the company's management structure. An Uber spokesman had no comment. By taking on entrenched taxi companies and regul...

$3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service

ETP maintains it didn't intentionally do anything wrong in either case. Regulators decided during a Wednesday meeting to hold hearings in either July or August. "This pipeline b...

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British PM, rival face angry voters as election nears

British PM, rival face angry voters as election nears

LABOUR will create one million decent jobs and build an economy where the whole country shares its wealth, Jeremy Corbyn pledged yesterday. Corbyn is a far-left politician with pro...

United States unemployment rate dips to 4.3 percent

This also suggests that the jobs market is fairly tight right now and that employers are not feeling pressure to increase either wages or the workweek significantly in order to pre...

All-Star promise: Subban says Preds will win Game 3 vs. Pens

All-Star promise: Subban says Preds will win Game 3 vs. Pens

Through two games in the Stanley Cup Final, Rinne and the Nashville Predators' first trip to the Final, Pekka has been the reason the Predators have lost two straight for the ...

China will stick to Paris climate deal

That's what the top House Democrat is calling President Donald Trump's expected decision to pull the USA from a historic climate agreement. The US administration under Trump ...

Schapelle Corby arrives in Australia after last-minute flight change to avoid media

Schapelle Corby arrives in Australia after last-minute flight change to avoid media

She was taken in a convoy from her Bali villa to the airport, to catch a flight to Brisbane . " Schapelle Corby's name has been famous for 12 or 13 years, she's a brand, ther...