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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...

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 ...

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...

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. growth hits 3-year low at 0.7% in Trump's 1st quarter

The slow-down in real GDP in the first quarter reflected a decrease in personal consumption expenditures, private inventory investment and in state and local government spending. "...

Physician who was dragged off flight settles with United

United Airlines and lawyers for the passenger seen on video being dragged from a United airliner in Chicago say the man has reached "an amicable settlement " with the airline. Wh...

Twitter has plans for 24/7 live streaming

Earlier this month, Twitter lost a bidding war to Amazon for the streaming rights of Thursday Night NFL games. For instance, the National Football League package got about 3.5 mil...

Trump tweets don't help: 1st Twitter revenue drop since IPO

Twitter's revenue , however, fell 7.8 per cent to $548.3 million (€503.6m) in the first quarter, its first drop since its initial public offering. Net loss narrowed to $61.6m, or ...

Tesla Model S loses top ranking from Consumer Reports

TSLA has a 1-year high price of $ 313.73 and 1-year low price of $178.19. Bernstein Initiates Coverage On the company's stock to Market Perform on 3/08/17 by setting a price targe...

FCC chairman to propose reversing 'net neutrality' rules

FCC chairman Ajit Pai's much-anticipated speech outlining next steps on net neutrality regulation drew immediate response from inside and outside the Beltway. We recognize that our...

Uber wants to launch 'flying cars' by 2020

Speaking on stage at conference in Dallas, Uber product chief Jeff Holden, who called flying cars "a natural next step" for Uber , said talks with Nasa and the Federal Aviat...

Triple talaq crippling lives of Muslim women: India PM Modi

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik explained that he would not be meeting the PM because he was visiting the state for "political work". "We should take lessons from the prime ministe...

Unilever's first quarter sales top expectations

Unilever, who also owns Hellmann's mayo, rejected a surprise $143B takeover proposal from Kraft Heinz a couple of months ago citing "cultural differences". Distiller Pernod Ric...

United misses deadline to answer senators on dragging

Also this week, United Airlines and Chicago airport officials missed a deadline for answering questions from by key US senators about the dragging incident aboard a United Express...

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York Region police arrest more than 100 men in child prostitution case

York Region police arrest more than 100 men in child prostitution case

Detective Sergeant Thai Truong of the human trafficking team said no girls were injured in the operation of online sexual services for girls aged 13-16. "Lol im 16 mr...i still hav...

Canadian engineering giant to buy Atkins for £2.1bn

Canadian engineering giant to buy Atkins for £2.1bn

WS Atkins shares were up 4.8% on Friday at 2,078.00 pence. It will acquire WS Atkins stock for 20.80 pounds per share in cash, subject to approval by shareholders, regulatory ...

OPEC slashes output in March, expects shale comeback

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) says Nigeria oil production is yet to climb to two million barrels per day. U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude fu...

Trump to Sign Measures to Review Financial Regulation

Trump to Sign Measures to Review Financial Regulation

Trump is turning his attention to financial reform again as a top House Republican this week unveiled the latest version of legislation to replace Dodd-Frank, which was enacted in ...

$13 a pack? NYC mayor wants highest cigarette prices in US

His bills would increase the base price for all tobacco products; lower the number of tobacco retailers via attrition; create retail licenses for e-cigs and cap the number of outle...