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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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U.S. economic growth hits 3% rate in second quarter

Quarterly growth, however, can vary widely from the annual average; GDP growth exceeded 3 percent in five quarters since mid-2013, but the overall growth rate each year was ultimat...

LEADING OFF: Astros play 'home' game, KC nears futility mark

Despite a published report that indicated a decision on the Mets series was final, Ryan stopped short of announcing the Astros' plans past the Rangers series. "We had agreed ...

Jailing of Samsung heir raises questions over company's outlook

This week, Samsung's billionaire heir-apparent Lee Jae-yong sentenced to five years in prison for bribery. In return, they were promised of government support in the merger of ...

Trump comments on NAFTA talks put some Arizona businesses on edge

Donald Trump has threatened to cancel NAFTA less than one week into the renegotiation of the trade agreement, providing an early indication that the upcoming talks might occur un...

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade could reunite with Cavaliers

Earlier in the offseason, Wade opted in to the final year of his contract with the Bulls and is set to collect almost $24 million. Friedell says those players didn't appreciate ...

Total to Buy Maersk's Oil and Gas Business for $4.95 Billion

The Maersk assets will boost the French giant's business in the North Sea, adding to deals earlier this year that expanded its presence in Uganda and Brazil . In addition, the...

Watch Secret Superstar first song Main Kaun Hoon

Main Kaun Hoon is her first song, which garners her much appreciation for her voice. The song was launched in the presence of Aamir Khan along with director Advait Chandan and...

Flag mistake: Foreign Ministry extends apology to Indonesian government, people

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo also called for an apology but cautioned against exaggerating the incident. Indonesia's flag has a red stripe above a white stripe, but it was pr...

Sensex gains 70 points, Nifty regains 9900 mark

Other gainers were Reliance Industries at Rs 1,589.90 per piece up 1.46%, followed by Tata Steel at Rs 635.10 (0.85%), Bharti Airtel at Rs 409.70 per piece (0.75%), Dr Reddy'...

US July retail sales volumes jump past forecasts

Internet-driven purchases probably received a boost from the spike in online shopping tied to Amazon.com's Prime Day event. Wall Street shares ended Tuesday little changed, but t...

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Target takes steps to compete more seriously with Amazon

Target takes steps to compete more seriously with Amazon

In a blog post on Target's corporate website, Valdez said Grand Junction will help Target offer product assembly, installation and other services. Rob: Our team is excited abou...

Toyota, Mazda Corp. to Establish $1.6-Bln Joint Venture in US

Toyota, Mazda Corp. to Establish $1.6-Bln Joint Venture in US

Toyota and Mazda will invest $1.6 billion to produce crossover models and Toyota's Corolla sedan in the United States starting 2021. On Friday (4 August), the Japanese auto...

Teenager jumps out of plane's emergency exit as it lands

Teenager jumps out of plane's emergency exit as it lands

The teen, a USA citizen, was accosted by a construction crew working nearby on the airfield. He was also reportedly taken to a hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. Airport spoke...

Sprint Surprises with Profit, Says a Deal May Be Coming Soon

Sprint Surprises with Profit, Says a Deal May Be Coming Soon

Therefore, the firm believes, irrespective of the potential M&A target, be it Charter, T-Mobile US Inc (NASDAQ: TMUS ), DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ: DISH) or someone else, there...

HSBC in €255m plan to move 1000 jobs to Paris after Brexit

HSBC in €255m plan to move 1000 jobs to Paris after Brexit

It also announced a share buyback program of up to $2 billion, which is expected to be completed this year. "We have made an excellent start to 2017", Chief Executive Stuart G...