Markets Right Now: Stocks opening higher on Wall Street

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 10 points or 0.5 percent to 2,186. Kohl's Corp . (NYSE:KSS) is scheduled to be announcing its earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, August 11th. Robust data continued today, with a report that s... More..

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Delta computer outage included 'small fire' at data center
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Delta computer outage included 'small fire' at data center

For passengers, hardship from the early morning meltdown was compounded by the fact that Delta's flight-status updates weren't working either. Southwest Airlines Co forecast on Wednesday a further drop in a k...More..

by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Tesla Makes $2.6 Billion Offer for SolarCity

Tesla and SolarCity plan to sell solar panels, residential and commercial battery storage systems and electric vehicles under one brand. Musk unveiled an updated "master plan" last month, sketching out a vi...More..

by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Smyly pitches 6 innings for win, Rays beat Blue Jays 9-2

Down 5-2, the Jays loaded the bases against Rays starter Drew Smyly in the sixth inning with none out. On the other hand, Tepera will return to Toronto sporting a disappointing 5.79 ERA across 4.2 innings ...More..

by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Tesla posts another loss but says on track for future deliveries

It had originally hoped to deliver 17,000 vehicles in the quarter. Still, the Tesla shop will open when it is ready to at least serve as a showroom, the official said, noting that simply displaying Tesla ...More..

by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Paul Ryan reaffirms support for Trump, critiques campaign

Morell, outlining his views in The New York Times, also questioned Trump's praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin. "We need that. We gotta get things done". For now, however, it's sticking - and now that Tr...More..

by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

More Delta cancellations even as operations get back to normal

Delta preemptively canceled 300 flights early Tuesday as the company "work [ed] to reset the operation" and schedule and transport crews, aircraft and airport personnel to problem locations throughout Delta's s...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

William Hill rejects buyout proposal from 888 Holdings and Rank Group

Shares in William Hill rose yesterday after the Financial Times reported that Rank and 888 had teamed up to submit the offer, which set out cost savings to lift the value of the proposal to 408p a share. Th...More..

Child Care Plan Is A Change In Rhetoric For Donald Trump
by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Child Care Plan Is A Change In Rhetoric For Donald Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino on October 8, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. "Either way, our campaign is not interested in playin...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

NBC Poll: Hillary Clinton Narrowly Leads Donald Trump in Four Person Race

Since Johnson is not Donald Trump, he didn't just leave things at a semi-problematic joke. Another prominent Virginia Beach Republican, former state senator Jeffrey L. Rigell's spokeswoman, Kaylin Minton, con...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Vail Posts All-Time High on $1 Billion Whistler Blackcomb Acquisition

MTN shares were up 7.5% at $154.76 each, previously today reaching a best-ever $157.95 a share. Guides Q3 EPS, revenue in-line with Street estimates. "We're both doing very well", Brownlie said about Whistler ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Bank of England Brexit plan challenged by world awash with cheap money

The Bank will have to make up the shortfall at a later date to fulfil its recently announced QE plans. Neil Wilson, markets analyst at ETX Capital, said: "The pound's been sold on speculation that the Bank of...More..

Coach Inc (NYSE:COH): Can the Stock Surprise in Next Earnings?
by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Coach Inc (NYSE:COH): Can the Stock Surprise in Next Earnings?

Its forecasts over growth are 0.50% during current year while analysts' growth estimation for the next year is 14.00%. It is also reducing the amount of money it provides department stores to cover the cost of ...More..

Nasdaq hits record high, other indexes hover near highs
by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Nasdaq hits record high, other indexes hover near highs

The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC was up 14.35 points, or 0.28 percent, at 5,227.49. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq came off their record highs on Tuesday as weak oil prices partially offset the gains in healthcare ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

GST means 'Great Step towards transformation': PM Modi in Lok Sabha

The Prime Minister asserted that small businesses will also gain tremendously from GST , and will feel more secure with GST . It's true that someone gives "birth" while someone else "nutures it" (on GST B...More..

New York Attorney General Announces $100Mln Barclays Settlement Over Rigging
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

New York Attorney General Announces $100Mln Barclays Settlement Over Rigging

Barclays Bank has agreed to pay 100 million USA dollars (£77m) to 43 states and the District of Columbia to settle allegations it improperly set key interest rates nearly a decade ago, affecting payments on inv...More..

by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Cognizant (CTSH) Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates, Sales In Line

The share price of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) was up +1.07% during the last trading session, with a day high of 58.97. The present market cap reflects only on the equity of NASDAQ:...More..

Oil up 3 percent on OPEC speculation as glut grows
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Oil up 3 percent on OPEC speculation as glut grows

Crude futures +1.3% to $42.35/bbl. The Wall Street Journal also noted that the energy minister "sounded a positive note" about the oil market and expects the remainder of 2016 to be characterized by strong ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Airbus investigated in Serious Fraud Office inquiry into third-party consultants

Earlier this year, UK Export Finance suspended the issue of export credits to Airbus . The plane maker said last month it's intending to get the funding restored by the fourth quarter of this year. Under rules...More..

Gas prices down 6 cents nationally to $2.16 a gallon
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Gas prices down 6 cents nationally to $2.16 a gallon

However, the national average dropped half-a-cent to $2.12 per gallon. AAA Texas said Thursday that the average is 49 cents less per gallon than previous year. GasBuddy surveyed 731 gas outlets in southwest...More..

Berkshire Hathaway Q2 operating earnings rise to $4.6 billion
by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Berkshire Hathaway Q2 operating earnings rise to $4.6 billion

Operating earnings, which exclude some investment results, were $2,803 a share, missing the average $2,911 estimate of three analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. One of Berkshire's biggest businesses, railroad BNSF,...More..

Women were key beneficiaries of job market in July
by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Women were key beneficiaries of job market in July

The Dow Jones industrial average was up about 137 points in mid-morning trading to 18,489. Government agencies also took on 38,000 workers, the most since September 2014, reflecting gains at local schools. "Job...More..

by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Oil Prices Edge Lower in European Trade

ET. Crude dipped below US$40 a barrel on Monday after USA data pointed to an unexpected increase in commercial oil and gasoline supplies, adding to concerns about a lasting supply glut. Brent crude futures ...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Moon Express Gets Government Approval for Lunar Mission

Namely, the company planned its mission so it would meet important requirements of the Outer Space Treaty , an global agreement that dictates how countries are supposed to carry out missions in space. Until no...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

India's youth key to growth: DBS

Jaitley said the government is targeting to bring the legislations - the Central GST Bill and the Integrated GST (GST) Bill - before the Parliament in the Winter Session of Parliament in November. The notificat...More..

New iPhone 7 Plus Mockup Video Reveals Huge Surprises for Apple Fans
by | Friday, August 05, 2016

New iPhone 7 Plus Mockup Video Reveals Huge Surprises for Apple Fans

Samsung Wednesday launched the Note 7, a premium smartphone released just ahead of Apple's iPhone 7 expected launch next month. As per Kelly, both the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are now in the mass production ...More..

BJP chief Amit Shah may replace Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel
by | Friday, August 05, 2016

BJP chief Amit Shah may replace Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel

Patel believes that the new chief minister should be given enough time to prepare for the Vibrant Gujarat Summit scheduled for January, according to Shah. She received Gujarat government's bravery award in 1987...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Facebook is making another huge change to its News Feed

If the headline withholds information required to understand what the content of the article is. The new Facebook algorithm can detect headlines like "What she saw at this moment will SHOCK YOU!" or "You wo...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Secret US payment to Iran coincided with prisoners' release

News of the deal was portrayed in the Tehran media as a ransom payment. The Journal also reported that Justice Department officials expressed concerns about both the number of Iranian prisoners freed by the...More..

by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Walker makes it a sweep of first-time major winners in 2016

Afterward, the 37-year-old Walker - who has won more than $20 million in his career - was met by Day, Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth, all of whom were genuinely happy for the new champ. A late bloomer has reac...More..

Balloon pilot was never grounded due to gap in oversight
by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Balloon pilot was never grounded due to gap in oversight

Investigators said they do not yet know why the balloon operated by Heart of Texas Hot Air Balloon Rides, hit high-tension power lines before crashing into a pasture Saturday near Lockhart, about 60 miles north...More..

by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

US launches airstrikes targeting ISIS in Libya

APPHOTO CAITH102: In this Monday, Aug 1, 2016 frame grab from video by the Libyan Government Media Office, Fayez Serraj, the head of Libya's United Nations -brokered presidency council, makes a statement on Lib...More..

United States stocks end mixed amid rate hike concerns
by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

United States stocks end mixed amid rate hike concerns

In fact, CEO Mark Bertolini said the company will undertake "a complete evaluation of future participation" in public exchanges, following steep losses in its Affordable Care Act (ACA) business. However, person...More..

Uber said to plan Southeast Asia, India resource boost
by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Uber said to plan Southeast Asia, India resource boost

Uber is probably right to attempt global dominance, although a subtler approach such as partnerships with or stakes in local services might be a better strategy. That's not the most flattering way to think abou...More..

by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Turkey's Erdogan blasts foreign countries over coup reaction

The resentment stems from long-running rift between Turkey and a number of European countries on the fight against terror which seems to have deepened in the aftermath of the coup attempt after the support th...More..

Rangers Acquire Catcher Jonathan Lucroy
by | Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Rangers Acquire Catcher Jonathan Lucroy

A final flurry of activity brought transformational slugger Yoenis Cespedes into the Mets' fold just minutes before last season's 4 p.m. trade deadline. 284 in 805 games, and his contract includes a $5.25 mil...More..

Dutch police detain man on highway near Amsterdam airport
by | Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Dutch police detain man on highway near Amsterdam airport

A bomb scare on Monday forced the closure of a motorway leading to Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. The statement described the additional measures as both "visible" and "invisible", explaining that passengers w...More..

Research Analysts Set Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) Price Target at $13.666
by | Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Research Analysts Set Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) Price Target at $13.666

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its position in Whiting Petroleum Corp.by 153.4% in the fourth quarter. This number is based on a 1 to 5 scale where 1 indicates a Strong Buy recommendation while 5 represen...More..

by | Tuesday, August 02, 2016

'We thought we were gone,' Maryland flood survivor recalls

Heroic Good Samaritans form human chain to pull victims from raging floodwaters that killed at least two people in Ellicott City , Maryland . The fearless rescuer at the front of the chain is almost swept a...More..

Facebook gets $3B to $5B IRS tax bill
by | Saturday, July 30, 2016

Facebook gets $3B to $5B IRS tax bill

The IRS issued a "statutory notice of deficiency" to the company on Wednesday in reference to assets transferred to Facebook's Ireland subsidiary in 2010. Those transactions between the parent company and a...More..

Trump was 'being sarcastic' over Russia hacking comments
by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Trump was 'being sarcastic' over Russia hacking comments

Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort also called the real estate mogul's remark "sarcastic". He later said on Twitter that if anyone had Clinton's emails, "perhaps they should share them with the Federa...More..

by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Sale to pitch Thursday for White Sox

Sale spoke with MLB.com on Monday, his first public comments since the incident. "I have a group of unbelievable guys in there". If the Chicago White Sox decide to trade Chris Sale, the Los Angeles Dodger...More..

No 'Pokemon Go' yet in Japan, but government already anxious
by | Friday, July 29, 2016

No 'Pokemon Go' yet in Japan, but government already anxious

According to Tech Crunch (which originally published the email, and is now presumably enemy no. 1 for millions of budding Pokemon trainers), that news went viral, and Niantic has now decided that the potentia...More..

Consumer confidence 'took clear dive' following Brexit vote
by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Consumer confidence 'took clear dive' following Brexit vote

Stephen Harmston, head of YouGov Reports, said: "The public are still absorbing the European Union referendum result but it is clear that consumer confidence has taken a significant and clear dive in the month ...More..

GST Bill: Between now and Monday, more meetings may happen
by | Friday, July 29, 2016

GST Bill: Between now and Monday, more meetings may happen

The government and Congress will be meeting on Monday to discuss GST Bill, which has been hanging fire owing to opposition in the Rajya Sabha. The government plans to roll out GST by April 1, 2017, and is w...More..

China issues regulations for online ride-hailing services
by | Friday, July 29, 2016

China issues regulations for online ride-hailing services

It said details for each city will be decided by local authorities but told them to "encourage, support and guide" the industry. Didi promised it would invest millions of dollars to "accelerate the integratio...More..

Avnet offers to buy UK's Premier Farnell for $911 mln
by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Avnet offers to buy UK's Premier Farnell for $911 mln

U.S. tech firm Avnet has made a takeover offer of 185 pence per share in an all-cash offer for Premier Farnell , valuing the company at £868m. In what would be its largest ever deal, Phoenix-based Avnet offe...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Oil prices decline on oversupply worries

The epic oil glut that briefly sent crude crashing to $26 a barrel in February has improved in recent months. Oil fell to the lowest in three months in NY after USA producers increased drilling for a fourth...More..

Opening date revealed for Macau's new Parisian resort
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Opening date revealed for Macau's new Parisian resort

For the next twelve months, the average of individual price target estimates submitted by covering sell-side analysts is $51.38. Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Insider...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Putin talks of 'discrimination' against athletes

The IOC Executive Board had announced, as part of their decision to allow Russian athletes to compete at Rio 2016, that sports officials who had been mentioned in the McLaren report would not be granted accredi...More..