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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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"One Is To One": Mamata Banerjee's Template For 2019 General Elections

By the time she ended her rounds for the day, the Trinamool Congress chief said the Mayawati-Akhilesh Yadav format could be replicated in many other states. "Delhi is a part of Ind...

Jaguar and Waymo announce self driving auto deal and driverless I-Pace

Companies planning to launch driverless car services generally supplement existing hardware on vehicles supplied by auto makers with their own self-driving technology. Waymo CEO ...

Nearly 100 jobs to go in Toys R Us distribution hub closure

Retail Group, and Party City Holdco Inc., which often open pop-up stores around the Halloween season and fill their stores with Halloween gear, toys and props. "I am very disappoin...

Powell marks start of Fed tenure with rate rise

There were no dissents to the vote to raise rates. Americans with credit card debt are especially vulnerable to rising interest rates. The central bank continues to project three r...

Amazon to buy Toys R Us?

Shoppers visiting the soon-to-close Toys R Us store in Johnson City may have been surprised to see signs indicating the business was hiring. In February began going-out-of-business...

Dog bound for Kansas ends up in Japan

The Kansas breeder said her French bulldog Tilley will get some extra hugs tonight. A flight attendant, anxious that the carrier did not fit under the seat, instructed the owners ...

Trump 'On the Same Wavelength' as Mike Pompeo on North Korea

Tillerson had visited Nigeria on the last leg of his official visits to Africa, and met President Muhammadu Buhari, during which they discussed issues of mutual interest to both c...

Fake news travels six times faster than the truth on Twitter

The final statistics show that it took "the truth about six times as long as falsehood to reach 1500 people and 20 times as long as falsehood" to "cascade", or spread new inf...

Goldman CEO Blankfein to step down as soon as year-end

Lloyd Blankfein could step down as Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) chief executive as soon as the end of the year, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, swiveling the focu...

Allscripts Launches EHR-Integrated Lyft Transportation Service

The ride cost for the patients will be covered by the health care providers. With it, businesses can schedule rides for individuals. In the previous year alone, 3.6 million peop...

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United tried to replace bonuses with a $100000 lottery

United tried to replace bonuses with a $100000 lottery

United Airlines appears to have had a change of heart about its decision to replace quarterly employee bonuses with a lottery system . A new staff bonus reward program implemen...

Amazon Could Soon Offer Checking Accounts

Amazon Could Soon Offer Checking Accounts

That JPMorgan Chase & Co.is seemingly among the first banks Amazon has approached about the project is most likely no coincidence. Sie Soheili, a spokesman for Capital One, and...

U.S. security concerns delay Qualcomm vote on $142bn Broadcom sale

U.S. security concerns delay Qualcomm vote on $142bn Broadcom sale

CFIUS asked Qualcomm to delay the Broadcom takeover vote which was supposed to happen on Tuesday. Qualcomm's shares fell 4 percent in trading before the bell. "It is critic...

Gold plunges Rs 460 on weak global cues, fall in demand

Gold plunges Rs 460 on weak global cues, fall in demand

The S&P 500 lost 36.16 points, or 1.33 percent, to 2,677.67 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 92.45 points, or 1.27 percent, to 7,180.56. But stocks mounted a huge rebound, clawing ...

Crude export disruptions from key terminal after Libyan oil field production halt

Crude export disruptions from key terminal after Libyan oil field production halt

Brent crude rose 20 cents to $67.51 per barrel and US West Texas Intermediate futures had climbed 41 cents as of 11:35 a.m. EST, with both contracts reaching their highest increa...