Pound falls again while FTSE 100 nears record

The FTSE 100 closed short of its record close on Tuesday after hitting new mid-session highs, as the pound tumbled on Brexit jitters. The last time the Footsie was at this level was in April past year, when it reached 7,122.74 points during trading... More..

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Amazon plans to expand grocery business with new convenience stores
by | Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Amazon plans to expand grocery business with new convenience stores

Once an annual fee of $299, Amazon announced last week that is changing the terms of its AmazonFresh subscription: a $ 15 monthly fee for Fresh, on top of the $99 Amazon charges for Prime alone. A worker w...More..

Alcoa to report fiscal third-quarter earnings before the bell
by | Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Alcoa to report fiscal third-quarter earnings before the bell

The group reported net earnings of $166m or $0.33 a share, up from $44m and $0.06 in the third quarter of previous year, as the company cut costs and thanks to lower income tax provisions. Strong market fundame...More..

by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Hurricane Matthew downgraded after Florida, still flooding Carolinas

Matthew, which days ago briefly topped out as a ferocious Category 5 storm, made U.S. landfall on Saturday near McClellanville, South Carolina, a village 48km north of Charleston that was devastated by a Catego...More..

by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Theresa May sets out vision for a 'new centre ground'

Her version of the center ground adopted ideas from both the left and the right. "Brexit continues to be the word of the day, with the markets somewhat caught between the future consequences of Britain's sepa...More..

by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Jayalalithaa is recovering, says Rahul

MDMK chief Vaiko, on Saturday visited the Chennai's Apollo hospital to enquire about Jayalalithaa's health. Kumar said when there were legal hurdles in Jayalalithaa holding the Chief Minister's post, Financ...More..

by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

AT&T Ponders Ending All Galaxy Note 7 Sales At Its Retail Stores

If you're a Verizon or Sprint customer, you can trade your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in for a completely different phone.The carriers announced the moves October 7th. However, carriers like AT&T might feel they can...More..

by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Cincinnati rejects replacing murderous Columbus Day with cool Indigenous People's Day

Columbus Day first became a federal holiday in 1937 after the Knights of Columbus pressured President Franklin D. Roosevelt into recognizing it. "The state of Vermont recognizes the historical, cultural,...More..

by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Oil prices fall over doubts that non-OPEC producers will cut output

Russian Federation is willing to join OPEC's efforts to stabilize the market, which would require either a freeze or a cut, President Vladimir Putin said on Monday at the World Energy Congress in Istanbul , B...More..

by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Buffett Rebuffs Trump Tax Claim

Buffett said he paid $1.8 million in federal income tax and "returns for previous years are of a similar nature in respect to contributions, deductions and tax rates". "Answering a question last night about hi...More..

by | Monday, October 10, 2016

Doping-Sporting leaders back proposals to give more powers to WADA

WADA president Craig Reedie was also on hand, along with Paralympic chief Philip Craven, who got tougher on Russia than Bach by imposing a total ban on Russians from the Rio Paralympic Games rather than the IOC...More..

by | Monday, October 10, 2016

AT&T Considering Ending Sales of Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung did not respond to our request for comment on the incident. Samsung's PR team continues its damage control as more replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices catch fire. The company sold 76 million...More..

by | Monday, October 10, 2016

Low wants to coach outside Germany

Germany recorded their second successive 3-0 win in a comfortable start to their Group C World Cup qualifying campaign. Germany's head coach Joachim Loew attends a press conference in Hamburg, northern German...More..

by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Yahoo doesn't deny email scanning, calls story 'misleading'

Late last month Yahoo disclosed that hackers had broken into at least 500 million user accounts to steal email addresses, birthdates, phone numbers and passwords. Yahoo was said to have done this in order to ...More..

Canadian jobs rise by 67200 in September
by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Canadian jobs rise by 67200 in September

The Canadian dollar erased declines after the report, trading little changed at C$1.3221 versus the USA dollar at 8:49 a.m. Toronto time. The report was released by BC stats today. Job losses in health care and...More..

by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Oil down 2% as players take profit on Opec-fuelled gains

OPEC leaders were also expected to meet with officials from oil producing behemoth Russian Federation next week. Both contracts hit their highest in almost four months on October 5 buoyed by the official USA s...More..

by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Barriers protected Cedar Rapids but not fit for all floods

Emergency crews have erected almost 10 miles (16 km) of temporary flood barricades and laid a quarter-million sandbags in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, as residents braced on Monday for what could be the second-largest f...More..

Sprint Might Trade Replaced Galaxy Note 7 Devices With Other Phones
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Sprint Might Trade Replaced Galaxy Note 7 Devices With Other Phones

The precise contribution of each business will be shown on Samsung's official third quarter announcement at the end of the month. After hearing about the latest fire incident involving the Galaxy Note 7 , th...More..

China foreign-exchange reserves drop as yuan pressures build
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

China foreign-exchange reserves drop as yuan pressures build

However, while September's $18.8 billion drop was modest compared with overall reserves, it was larger than a decline of $15.89 billion in August and the biggest in three months. is likely to increase upward pr...More..

by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Earnings Analysis of: salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM)

BMO Capital Markets began coverage on Salesforce.com in a research note on Tuesday, June 14th. When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. The stock was sold at an average price...More..

The last Ford Falcon
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

The last Ford Falcon

Ford and Holden's Australian production have been unprofitable in recent years, due to a lack of demand and high wages. Most were for domestic use. Ford, which opened its headquarters in Victoria's regional...More..

by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

New Jersey Senate approves 23-cent increase in gas tax

Friday's passage comes after the bill failed Wednesday to garner the required 30 votes in the Senate that are needed to pass legislation in an emergency session. "Taxpayers in Ocean County and across this state...More..

by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) Files An 8-K

Global Payments (GPN): The highest short term price target forecast on Global Payments (GPN) is $90 and the lowest target price is $72. The stock has a market capitalization of $32.78 billion, a PE ratio o...More..

China's yuan officially joins the SDR
by | Friday, October 07, 2016

China's yuan officially joins the SDR

Together, this group of currencies , known as Special Drawing Rights (SDR), forms a kind of pseudo-currency-used only by the IMF-to supplement countries' official reserves . While authorities are widely suspe...More..

Constellation Brands keeps quiet on wine sale rumours
by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Constellation Brands keeps quiet on wine sale rumours

The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, April 7 by Barclays Capital. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 54,934 shares of the company's stock, valued at approxi...More..

by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Millions may be skipping help with insurance bills

Out of the $25 billion that was supposed to be collected during the three-year life of the program, $5 billion was to be deposited in the U.S. Treasury to pay for an unrelated program. Prior to the Affordable ...More..

by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Facebook launches 'Marketplace' in a bid to rival eBay!

Initially Marketplace will just be a "classifieds" type space for ordinary people finding new homes for items; but professional sellers would be foolhardy to ignore access to this huge audience for their pr...More..

by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Stocks end lower on Wall Street, led by declines in real estate

Better than expected manufacturing data from the USA was not welcomed news by investors as it strengthens the case for a Fed rate hike by year end. Netflix (NFLX.O) rose 1.72 percent to $104.20 amid speculati...More..

Clinton Edges Out Trump in New Poll
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Clinton Edges Out Trump in New Poll

And that "everybody" cheats on their spouse? Up to now, that has been the Republican's only reaction to the New York Times report Saturday that the magnate was legally able to avoid paying federal income ...More..

What Analyst Suggest Avg. EPS Targets? Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU)
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

What Analyst Suggest Avg. EPS Targets? Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU)

Notable Stock Broker Reports on Micron Technology , Inc. Nevertheless, it is a common misunderstanding that a greater share price directs towards a larger company where stock price might also twist the definit...More..

Investment firms Henderson and Janus to combine
by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Investment firms Henderson and Janus to combine

The combination, which will leave the United Kingdom company's shareholders owning 57% of the enlarged group, will create a company with more than $320bn assets under management and is expected to complete in t...More..

Florida Synagogue Vandalized on Eve of Rosh Hashanah
by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Florida Synagogue Vandalized on Eve of Rosh Hashanah

Because Jewish days begin at sunset, this year Rosh Hashanah begins at sunset on Sunday. All Jewish holidays begin at sunset and end at nightfall because the Jewish calendar follows a lunar cycle. "We know ...More..

Clinton calls Trump Twitter tirade 'unhinged, even for him'
by | Monday, October 03, 2016

Clinton calls Trump Twitter tirade 'unhinged, even for him'

Tuesday's release also showed survey respondents overwhelmingly believed Clinton bested Trump in Monday's debate. The margin was even higher - 53 to 24 - among voters under 30. Likely voters are defined as ...More..

by | Monday, October 03, 2016

Trump could have avoided paying any taxes for decades

Donald Trump , who has refused to release his tax records, was under pressure today after a damning report by a major U.S. daily suggested the billionaire Republican nominee could have avoided paying taxes fo...More..

by | Monday, October 03, 2016

India set to ratify Paris climate change agreement at UN

The accord requires all countries to devise plans to try to achieve the goal of keeping the rise of temperatures within 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. CO2 emissions are believed to be the drivin...More..

by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

Saudi Arabia Condemns US Law Allowing Suits By 9/11 Attack Victims

Congressional leaders say they're anxious about the consequences of a bill that would let the family members of September 11 victims sue the Saudi Arabian government, but most of West Virginia's congressional...More..

by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

Company buys land near disputed North Dakota pipeline route

The Standing Rock Sioux tribe filed an injunction to stop the activity of the pipeline while the lawsuit is now being heard in D.C. District Court. The chairman had sent an urgent appeal to the United Nations...More..

Nissan wants Britain to commit to Brexit compensation before more investment
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Nissan wants Britain to commit to Brexit compensation before more investment

Ghosn said the firm would need "compensation" for tax barriers that might result from Britain leaving the European Union . Speth said the firm, which built one third of Britain's 1.6 million cars a year ago,...More..

by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

US stocks rebound as consumer companies and banks rise

The Japanese yen looks set to log its third straight quarter of gains on Friday, while the Swiss franc held firm as concerns about the health of Deutsche Bank undermined investor risk appetite. The share pric...More..

by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Global Stocks Pressured by Deutsche Bank Worries

KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 117 points, or 0.6 percent, to 18,260 as of 10:10 a.m. Deutsche Bank has been in the headlines over the last couple of weeks after the US Department of J...More..

Jets' Eric Decker has partial tear in rotator cuff
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Jets' Eric Decker has partial tear in rotator cuff

In three games, he has managed just nine receptions for 194 yards and two touchdowns. Bowls also said that while starting left tackle Ryan Clady will be listed as questionable with a shoulder injury that he w...More..

Stock's Report of the Day - Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)
by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Stock's Report of the Day - Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

In the same period a year ago, Costco reported EPS of $1.73 on revenue of $35.78 billion. The company did not publish any guidance, but consensus estimates for the company's first fiscal quarter of 2017 cal...More..

Hammond Confirms Closure of Osborne Help-to-Buy Housing Program
by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Hammond Confirms Closure of Osborne Help-to-Buy Housing Program

The Government is pulling its Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme created to help first-time buyers get on the property ladder. Over 86,000 households have used the mortgage guarantee scheme since it launch...More..

by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Iran dims hopes for deal on output freeze this week

Crude oil futures fell on September 27 as optimism faded for an output-limiting deal from an oil producer meeting in Algeria that has so far failed to yield any agreement to curb one of the worst supply gluts...More..

Apple to create London HQ at Battersea Power station
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Apple to create London HQ at Battersea Power station

The building's semi-abandoned status after decommissioning made it a popular choice as a filming location for science-fiction drama including Doctor Who , and later Batman franchise outing The Dark Knight . A...More..

by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Dissident SABMiller shareholder Aberdeen disappointed with vote

If successful, the companies will be officially combined on October 10. SABMiller have confirmed that investors backed a £45-per-share offer from AB InBev . The shares of the new company will begin trading o...More..

by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Markets Right Now: US stocks close higher

Brent crude futures rose 0.8 percent to $47.23, adding to gains of 2.1 percent on Wednesday. The S&P 500 index showed 26 new 52-week highs and no new lows, while the Nasdaq recorded 80 new highs and three...More..

Stocks gain moderately as oil, commodity prices rise
by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Stocks gain moderately as oil, commodity prices rise

China's CSI 300 index .CSI300 climbed 0.9 percent, and the Shanghai Composite .SSEC moved up 0.7 percent. The newly created real estate component of the S&P 500 climbed 1.9 percent, far more than any other se...More..

by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Charlotte ends curfew imposed after black man shot by police

The third week of the National Football League season includes a battle between two solid Pennsylvania teams, a rematch of the biggest regular-season game in Saints history and a game in Charlotte , North Caro...More..

Clinton campaign raced through $50 million last month
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Clinton campaign raced through $50 million last month

No matter who wins the November election - Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump - America will not be that enthusiastic. He ended the month with $50 million in cash on hand after spending nearly $30 million. Trump h...More..