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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 the dollar rose on the back of strong retail sales figures. June sales ...

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 about the opportunity to continue our work with Target on same-day deliver...

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 giants said they will join forces to invest $1.6bn in the plant with...

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 spokesman Doug Yakel says a construction crew working nearby confronted the ...

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 is a good possibility that SoftBank would pick up the remaining sta...

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 Gulliver said in a statement. "It's an obsession because we need to pr...

Teavana closing at Lehigh Valley Mall, all 378 other locations

Starbucks' U.S. business - already suffering from heightened competition from meal kit sellers and convenience stores - has seen membership growth slow down due to changes made in its loyalty rewards program previous year, analysts said. At the time,...

Britain to ban sale of new diesel and gasoline cars by 2040

The move is one of a series of measures aimed at reducing emissions in the United Kingdom and is contained in a new air quality plan . The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders - which represents the views of the motor industry - CEO Mike Haw...

Oil prices rally on reduced production

In the week ending July 14, 2017, United States crude oil inventories fell by 4.7 MMbbls (million barrels) and were at 490.6 MMbbls. September crude rose 56 cents, or 1.2%, to $48.45 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. US producers might ...

BMW denies cheating on diesel emissions

Daimler AG's "workers are rightly horrified and angry" by antitrust allegations that emerged last week, and "there must obviously be consequences" if they're confirmed, Michael Brecht, head of that company's works council, said separately. Daimler a...

European Central Bank chief says patience needed with stimulus

Draghi himself claimed in mid-2014 that the "the fundamentals for a weaker euro are better today than they were", recalled analysts at Capital Economics, in a note. Investors were looking ahead to a European Central Bank policy decision later in ...

McCormick to acquire Reckitt Benckiser's food business for $4.2 billion

With the acquisition of Reckitt Benckiser's food division, McCormick is adding a roster of brands to its spice and seasoning mix portfolio that further strengthens the company's position as a go-to destination for adding flavor to a variety of dish...

$5B in Student Loan Debt Could Be Gone Thanks to Missing Paperwork

While National Collegiate struggles with servicing issues, thousands of students also are struggling to dig their way out of debt imposed by the hefty loans. The debt passed through too many hands before reaching National Collegiate's trusts, and imp...

Dominion Diamond Corporation (DDC) Getting Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows

Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a sector perform rating on shares of Dominion Diamond Corp in a report on Tuesday, June 13th. The stock has "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, April 28. Where the relative strength index (RSI)...

Alfred Angelo customers facing problems should file complaints with AG's office

Planning a wedding is already pretty stressful, and an unknown number of brides across the country have an extra and unanticipated source of stress: Alfred Angelo, a retailer and maker of bridal and bridesmaids' gowns, abruptly closed its doors and...

Wildfires in area cause evacuation of Little Fort and Dunn Lake area

At least 3,500 people remain out of their homes in Santa Barbara County. As wildfires continue to rage across British Columbia , several big Canadian lumber mills have been forced to temporarily close. Dave Scott was at his home Friday outside 100...

Trump Hotels left orange faced: Hackers plunder systems for credit cards

SynXis handles hotel reservations made by consumers not just through hotels, but also through online travel agencies. The Sabre breach was first reported by independent security reporter Brian Krebs back in May , after Sabre mentioned it in a ...

California wildfires prompt thousands to evacuate, state of emergency

When Chuck Wilsey was ordered to evacuate this weekend as a wildfire roared near his ranch home in Oroville, California , he was ready. The weather forecast for the fire area on Monday is moderate by fire behavior standards. More than 3,500 ...

NBA Hawks reportedly pass on Knicks' $71 mn offer to Hardaway Jr

Steve Mills paid way over market value for Hardaway Jr., 25, who is coming off the best season of his career in Atlanta. NY all but officially has more than one-third of its cap space invested in Hardaway and an injured and suspended Joakim Noah.

Conor McGregor's coach says he's making big progress in training

After revealing he will be the co-main event on the August 26 cross-sport spectacle , Davis revealed the Money Man's plan to embarrass the UFC star before dropping him. So with that being said, here are five WWE alternatives to face Floyd May...

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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...