Fed: Biggest US banks strong enough to withstand recession

For the third year in a row, all of America's 34 largest lenders were found to have sufficient capital buffers to pass the annual stress tests enacted by President Obama after the financial crisis. In last year's second round, the Fed barred US busin... More..

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Amazon Buys Whole Foods
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Amazon Buys Whole Foods

Amazon announced Friday they would buy Whole Foods Markets; a move that sent Kroger shares tumbling. Set up in 1978, Whole Foods , whose stores now span more than 430 locations, has found it hard to a...More..

Vacation Bible school listing for June 17
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Vacation Bible school listing for June 17

Pulaski Heights Presbyterian Church , 4401 Woodlawn Drive, will begin a four-week Bible study on the history of Israel at 10-11 a.m. Friday with refreshments at 9:30 a.m. Brother Sonny Porterfield will bring t...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Oil prices fall as OPEC output, USA crude stockpiles rise

The measures helped stabilise oil prices at the beginning of the year, with the worldwide benchmark Brent crude sticking above US$50 per barrel. Although the IEA said it expected demand to pick up in the ...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Tottenham Hotspur: Kane late strike rescues England at Hampden

Great credit to him, under pressure he delivers two outstanding technical finishes. "And then a noise after that, that I have never heard anything like before". "It was one of the most emotional games in my m...More..

US President Donald Trump Proposes Privatized ATC Reform
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

US President Donald Trump Proposes Privatized ATC Reform

For air-traffic controlling purposes, the FAA divides the skies into three altitude levels; air traffic controllers based in New Hampshire have a hand in all three, according to a 2015 FAA tally on air traffi...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

United States oil production could reach all time high during 2017

Domestic gasoline and diesel prices are expected to drop next week, after two consecutive weeks of increases, amid renewed concerns over a global supply glut in the worldwide oil market, market sources said ...More..

MSNBC tops Fox, CNN in weekly primetime ratings for first time
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

MSNBC tops Fox, CNN in weekly primetime ratings for first time

CNN came in second with 1.735 million total viewers and 729,000 in the demographic. At 8 p.m., Fox News' " Tucker Carlson Tonight" lost to both CNN's Anderson Cooper and MSNBC's "All In" with Chris H...More..

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad Confirmed as New Ambassador to China
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad Confirmed as New Ambassador to China

Hogg criticized former Branstad for only working with Republican leaders and said Reynolds' administration could be a chance to work together. Reynolds, his No. Reynolds recently met individually with the head ...More..

Donald Trump condemns 'evil losers' behind Manchester terror attack
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Donald Trump condemns 'evil losers' behind Manchester terror attack

Speaking later alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, Trump struck a more somber tone, offering his condolences to the victims and their families. He stated tha...More..

Scotland Record First Victory Over New Zealand In 112 Years
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Scotland Record First Victory Over New Zealand In 112 Years

The Canadians then recovered to defeat the USA 22-19 for bronze. Eden Agero scored and converted his own try before captain Andrew Amonde grounded a converted try for a 14-0 lead. Two tries for Norton made ...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Union: Up to 40K walking off the job at AT&T this weekend

The workers say they want fair wages, job security protection against outsourcing and affordable benefits. AT&T's wireless workers have never gone on strike, and the union says the three-day strike, which w...More..

Disney CEO: Hackers claim to have upcoming film
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Disney CEO: Hackers claim to have upcoming film

He didn't name the movie, but one of the studio's biggest anticipated summer releases, ironically, is "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales", scheduled for release May 26th. Netflix recently had the...More..

BHP to drop 'Billiton' in major rebranding to shore up local support
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

BHP to drop 'Billiton' in major rebranding to shore up local support

The "Think Big" campaign sees BHP Billiton change its name to just BHP, with a new logo in bold caps replacing the old one. The mining giant will drop the "Billiton" from its marketing materials, business c...More..

United States retail sales rebounded in April after sluggish winter
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

United States retail sales rebounded in April after sluggish winter

Total sales for the February 2017 through April 2017 period were up 4.7% from the same period a year ago. Retail trade sales were up 0.4% from March 2017, and up 4.5% from past year. Looking at the overall ec...More..

Tesla's new Solar Roof comes with a warranty that lasts forever (TSLA)
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Tesla's new Solar Roof comes with a warranty that lasts forever (TSLA)

The company announced its solar roof project a year ago, aiming to deliver a solid alternative to regular roofing solutions. Tesla is trying to be fully upfront with the costs involved with the help of a ...More..

OPEC Predicts Increase of Supply to Non-Member Countries
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

OPEC Predicts Increase of Supply to Non-Member Countries

But if rapid production growth in USA shale fields keeps prices in the US$50 to US$60 range, producers will need to reduce costs by another 20 to 25 per cent, the analysts estimate . Oil fell as investors focu...More..

Wall Street's 'Fear Index' Has Hit a Two-Decade Low
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wall Street's 'Fear Index' Has Hit a Two-Decade Low

On the Nasdaq, 1,255 issues fell and 1,040 advanced. "In Q1 the trend was that banks trading desks had the best overall growth - if we see slumping volume in Q2 then that trend will reverse", said Jasper Lawl...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc (HTZ) Bonds Trading 1.3% Higher

The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of $1 per share. Hertz Global Holdings, Inc .'s ROE is -1.5%, while industry's is 11.64%. GSA Capital Partners LL...More..

Government redraw strategy to tackle Maoists
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Government redraw strategy to tackle Maoists

Singh also said the Maoists could not be dealt with only by force but by long-term and short-term solutions. In his speech, Nitish said that in a "federal structure, Centre can not relegate itself to mere rev...More..

Was land allotted to Patanjali at a throwaway price, asks Bombay HC
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Was land allotted to Patanjali at a throwaway price, asks Bombay HC

Patanjali claims that its shampoo has a 15 per cent market share, toothpaste 14 per cent, face wash 15 per cent, dish wash 35 per cent and honey 50 per cent. Its personal care brand Keshkanti had sales of Rs825...More..

Google agrees to pay $335 million in Italy tax dispute
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Google agrees to pay $335 million in Italy tax dispute

The internal revenue agency said "a process will be started with Google to stipulate preventive accords for the correct taxation in Italy in the future for the activities relevant to our country". Google did...More..

Manatee to observe 'important' National Day of Prayer
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Manatee to observe 'important' National Day of Prayer

It was in 1952 that a joint resolution of Congress was signed by President Harry Truman to create this day. Mason Countians will have an opportunity to participate in the 66th National Day of Prayer , locall...More..

UFC adds 125-pound weight division for women
by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

UFC adds 125-pound weight division for women

The UFC will finally add a women's flyweight division with the launch of the new season of " The Ultimate Fighter " with filming set to begin in July. This will be the fourth UFC women's division, joining straw...More..

U.S. trade deficit edges lower in March
by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

U.S. trade deficit edges lower in March

The U.S. trade deficit was narrower than forecast in March as record exports of services partly cushioned a drop in merchandise shipments, Commerce Department data showed Thursday. Imports increased 1.7 per cen...More..

Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Reports First Quarter 2017 Results

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (NYSE:CTB) reported Q1 2017 earnings this Morning, coming in at $0.57 per share, missing Wall Street's estimates of $0.69 per Share. Standpoint Research downgraded the stock to "Hold" ...More..

by | Friday, April 28, 2017

American Airlines gives employees pay raises; Wall Street balks

The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. American Airlines described the pay move as "an unprecedented step to increase hourly base pay for the airline's crew members outside of contract negotiations, b...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

U.S. crude oil stocks drop

Gasoline inventories rose 1.54 million barrels last week, surprising analysts surveyed by Bloomberg who projected the Energy Information Administration data would show a 2-million-barrel decline. While th...More..

Marissa Mayer will walk away from Yahoo with $186 million
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Marissa Mayer will walk away from Yahoo with $186 million

The purchase has already been hung up, and the price reduced, because of ongoing turmoil at Yahoo, including revelations previous year of two data breaches. This will no longer include the valuation of stock sh...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Trump's reversals come after crash course on the issues

But this week he said North Atlantic Treaty Organisation was no longer obsolete. Syrian President Bashar Assad's chief ally - as the only veto-wielding council member to oppose the resolution. Economists and bu...More..

Internet firms winding up for a fight on 'net neutrality'
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Internet firms winding up for a fight on 'net neutrality'

Every indication is that Chairman Pai is on the verge of announcing the details of his plan to gut net neutrality, an assault which would be the capstone of an agenda riddled with industry giveaways at the ex...More..

AT&T sheds more lucrative wireless customers in 1Q
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

AT&T sheds more lucrative wireless customers in 1Q

AT&T did not disclose updated sub numbers for DirecTV Now, the OTT TV service it launched last November, but noted that DirecTV Now gains helped to offset its decline in linear TV subscribers . Excluding it...More..

Pagegroup PLC (MPI) Upgraded to Buy at Kepler Capital Markets
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Pagegroup PLC (MPI) Upgraded to Buy at Kepler Capital Markets

The Company's orthopedic medicine portfolio includes ORTHOVISC, MONOVISC, and CINGAL, which alleviate pain and restore joint function by replenishing depleted HA, and HYALOFAST, a solid HA scaffold to aid carti...More..

by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

France's Le Pen resigns from party leadership to focus on presidential bid

Since taking the reins of the FN in 2011 from her father (who she later booted out for describing Nazi gas chambers as "a detail of history"), Le Pen has been determined to rebrand the party. Socialist cand...More..

LVMH to consolidate hold on Dior in multibillion-euro deal
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

LVMH to consolidate hold on Dior in multibillion-euro deal

The brand expects the deal - which will unite Christian Dior make-up and perfume, haute couture, leather, men's and women's ready-to-wear and shoes businesses under one roof - to reach completion at the end o...More..