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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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Russell Westbrook's mega-contract could impact his decision on future — Paul George

Twitter dwellers noticed and celebrated an interesting coincidence - that the Westbrook-Thunder deal was finalized on Durant's 29th birthday. Oklahoma City Thunder star Paul G...

Senior Audi engineer is arrested over diesel scandal

Since admitting to installing emissions-cheating software in 11 million diesel cars across the world, Europe's largest carmaker has been in talks with customers and governments ove...

Uber Rival Lyft Has Been Cosying up With London Transport Officials

The Sun newspaper reported past year that 32 sexual assault claims were made against Uber drivers in 2015/16, more than a fifth of all claims against taxi drivers filed to Brit...

Uber will No Longer be Allowed to Operate in London

While we haven't been asked to make any changes, we'd like to know what we can do. The ban will add to the cost of living in what is already the UK's most expensive city Speaking...

Tesla working with AMD to develop chip for self-driving car

GlobalFoundries, which fabricates chips, has a wafer supply agreement in place with AMD . Tesla is reportedly working on a chip to handle all the tasks needed to power the f...

Italian antitrust authority to investigate Ryanair over mass cancellations

He again apologised for the disruption, which he said was down to mismanagement of the pilots' rostering system. O'Leary told Ryanair's Annual General Meeting that it did not...

Flipkart Big Billion Days 2017 - All Offers & Latest Deals

Moreover, Front load washing machine from IFB is also available under Rs 20,000. Without any offer, the Honor 6X (Review) will be available at Rs. 11,999 and Rs. Another Micromax...

Toys R Us files for bankruptcy in the USA and Canada

The Canadian retailer said it's opening its 56th store in Orleans, Ont. Tuesday and plans to have locations open later this year in Sudbury, Ont., Langford, B.C., Fredericton, and ...

Millions of users infected after hackers hide backdoor in CCleaner

In a blog post , the company's VP of Products Paul Yung said that another one of it software products, CCleaner Cloud (version 1.07.3191), has also been affected. Hackers broke in...

Thousands of air passengers stranded in New Zealand after fuel pipeline bursts

Flights have been affected, with airlines told to fill plane tanks to capacity at other airports before flying to Auckland , and long-haul global flights told to plan for re-fuel...

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Leishman backs up good start with a low score at BMW

Leishman backs up good start with a low score at BMW

Fowler got off on the right foot by sinking a 25-foot eagle putt on the opening hole, but mustered just one birdie the rest of the day. Jason Day holes out as he takes the lead...

FTC is investigating the Equifax breach

FTC is investigating the Equifax breach

The FTC said it's investigating Equifax's breach on Thursday. Equifax may not be the largest data breach ever in terms of the number of people affected, but it may be more sign...

Air Berlin cancels 100 flights after 200 pilots call in sick

Air Berlin cancels 100 flights after 200 pilots call in sick

Lufthansa's low cost subsidiary, Eurowings , which is renting aircraft and pilots from Air Berlin , also had to cancel flights. Passengers booked to travel on the cancelled se...

Tesla Extends EV Range For Hurricane Irma Evacuees

Tesla Extends EV Range For Hurricane Irma Evacuees

If 60kWh buyers found they needed more range and wanted to upgrade later, they could... or if Tesla wanted to suddenly bestow owners with some extra range in case of an emergency...

Equifax changes fine print for TrustedID Premier free credit monitoring

Equifax changes fine print for TrustedID Premier free credit monitoring

That detail, which has gotten a little overblown in its rounds on social media, has inspired nearly as much anger as the hack itself. "You need to take more action", one consume...