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United Kingdom employment rate reaches highest level since records began

The number of employed workers rose after two consecutive monthly decline, climbing by 37,000 to 31.84 million in the quarter to December. John Hawksworth, ch...


European Benchmarks Rise on Hawkish Yellen; Surge in Bank Stocks

She has said consistently the U.S. central bank will raise rates only gradually. The greenback was initially under pressure following the resignation of Presi...


Walmart Announces Acquisition Of Online Outdoor Retailer

In August 2016, the world's largest retailer paid more than $3 billion to acquire online startup Jet.com and in late December, Jet.com acquired online footwear ...


Oil prices end with a loss, pressured by concerns over USA output

Prices have been wavering for many weeks in the low $50s as traders awaited data on OPEC's compliance with recently agreed cuts. API also reported gasoline supp...


Verizon And Yahoo Set To Revise Deal With $300 Million Haircut

Also under the preliminary agreement, Verizon and Altaba Inc. - the name Yahoo will adopt following the sale of the web assets - will share "any ongoing legal r...


More than 55000 U.S. bridges structurally deficient

A new report says that New Jersey ranks 29th on a list of the number of structurally deficient bridges. The American Road & Transportation Builders Associat...


Burning Stock on the move: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY)

Investors may also take note of the directional trend of estimates before a company's earnings report. Apriem Advisors raised its stake in shares of Occidental ...


Sensex Struggles, Tata Motors Slumps 9% On Earnings Disappointment

Meanwhile, Foreign portfolio investors bought shares worth net Rs 504.51 crore last Friday, as per provisional data. The BSE Small-Cap index dropped by 0.63 pc....


Plane strikes deer while taking off at Charlotte airport

There was a fuel leak and crews sprayed the plane with foam. The passengers were being evacuated from the plane, officials said. The runway was closed for a w...


Warren Buffett takes a big bite of Apple

In a regulatory filing, Berkshire reported owning 57.4 million shares of Apple as of December 31, which would now be worth $7.74 billion, up from just from 15...


Stock's Trend Analysis Report: Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP), Whole Foods Market, Inc….

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Pinnacle Foods from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Monday, October 17th. A number of h...


Labour slumps to third place among working class voters

Research undertaken by YouGov found that blue collar voters are now less likely to vote Labour than they are for the Tories or Ukip for the first time in the pa...


Stock Jumping Abnormally High: PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL)

Loop Capital analysts provided their view on PayPal Holdings, Inc. Bronstein, Gewirtz& Grossman, LLC reminded investors that a class action lawsuit has been fil...


Traders Alert: Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd (NYSEMKT:NAK)

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.50 on the shares of Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd (NYSEMKT: NAK ). The company reach...


Gander Mountain reportedly preparing for bankruptcy

Siddons, who started with Gander Mountain as a store manager in 2009, had a prodigious rise to the executive team, being appointed president in 2015. The expa...


Stock Price of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Increases 2.29%

Growth Estimate for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. ( NYSE:WMT ) opened at 67.77 on Tuesday. To knowledge the question of growth, it has annual sales growth for the past...


Investors Catching Stocks: Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT:RNN)

Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) [ Trend Analysis ] tries to capture market sentiments, shares decreased -0.22% to $50.36. In the ratings chart, 1 analyst ga...


Revenue Update on Mondelez International Inc(NASDAQ:MDLZ)

Adirondack Trust Co. boosted its stake in Mondelez International by 7.3% in the third quarter. The 52-week high of the share price is -11.34% and 52-week low ...


Katy Perry just took a dig at Britney Spears at the Grammys

Perry, who debuted brand new single Chained To The Rhythm last week, said that she was looking forward to returning to one of her "favourite countries". As B...


Federal Judge Won't Immediately Stop Construction On The Dakota Access Pipeline

The project will also run through the states of South Dakota and Iowa. The Standing Rock tribe won't be pursuing a religious freedom argument in those papers, t...


Rolls-Royce's Civil Aerospace Profits Fall, Modest Growth Anticipated In 2017

The company achieved GBP60.0 million in annualised savings in 2016. "While we have made good progress in our cost cutting and efficiency programs, more needs ...


Discovery's U.S. network revenue climbs 3%

Oxford Asset Management owned about 0.10% of Nuance Communications worth $4,169,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. The company's shares were closed at 18.00....


The Noble Energy Inc. (NBL) Shares Sold by Cleararc Capital Inc

This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell. Insiders have sold 249,593 shares of company stock worth $10,020,282 over the l...


TUI Group reaches agreement for sale of Travelopia

TUI said the proceeds will be reinvested in the company's transformation as the world's leading integrated tourism business, focussed on own hotel and cruise br...


Britain unlikely to trigger Article 50 at March EU summit-Brexit minister

Economic growth in Ireland is projected to rise by 3.4pc this year, slowing to 3.3pc in 2018. Today's report also marks the first time in nearly a decade the ...


Yellen Hints at Possible US Interest Rate Hike

All three major indices set records for the fourth straight session, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 92.25 points (0.45 per cent) at 20,504.41. She e...


Credit Suisse Net Loss Narrows

Switzerland's second-largest lender said on Tuesday (14 February), that it will cut 5,500 jobs over 2017, on top of the 7,250 positions it cut previous year, as...


Molson Coors Brewing Company Announces 16% Gain In Q4 Earnings

The company's quarterly performance represents an optimistic momentum of 17.24 percent, with a surge of 12.63 percent in the stock price over the last one mon...


Producer Prices Increased 0.6% in January

For the year, the measure rose only 1.6 percent, down a tenth from the result recorded in December. Some modest inflationary pressure is building after severa...


Seahawks won't lose draft pick for concealing Richard Sherman's injury

The team could have faced a fine or loss of a draft pick for not disclosing Sherman's injured medial collateral ligament, but the National Football League opted...


Wall Street flat ahead of Yellen testimony

While Yellen's testimony didn't detract from earlier statements from the central bank, the door is still open for a March rate hike to stick to the Fed's target...


James Hetfield Unhappy After Disastrous Metallica-Lady Gaga Grammy Performance

I went to see them live". Hours before the Grammy Awards, Lady Gaga teased her millions of fans on Instagram about her appearance at the awards show. Let'...


Cigna sues Anthem after U.S. court blocks health merger

Hartford, Connecticut-based Aetna said it chose to quit the exchanges in 2017 purely for financial reasons, but Bates did not buy that argument. An Aetna spok...


Tata Motors stock falls over 7 percent over weak Q3 earnings

Its actual Oct-Dec net profit was minuscule compared to the Reuters' analyst poll estimate of Rs 2,248 crore, and ET Now poll estimate of Rs 2,635 crore. The co...


Toshiba earnings report postponed

In addition, Nikkei reported that Toshiba is considering selling an interest in a United Kingdom nuclear venture to Korea Electric Power Corp., aiming to reduce...


GVK-led consortium wins bid

On January 25, the CIDCO had given the fifth and final extension for submitting the bids for the projects after receiving a solitary bid for the project. Anothe...


Burger King Shines As Restaurant Brands Int'l Earnings Beat The Street

Overall fourth-quarter revenue totaled $1.11 billion, up from $1.06 billion, while systemwide sales rose 2.4% at Tim Hortons and 8.5% at Burger King in constant...


Elizabeth Warren takes to Facebook Live after being silenced in the Senate

During a debate against the nomination of Sessions as attorney general on Tuesday evening, Warren quoted from a 1986 letter from the civil rights activist a...


Plans for new 4x4 inspired by Land Rover Defender

The world might not have to wait too long to see it. Ineos director Tom Crotty stated they intend to have a production-ready vehicle in as little as two to th...


Gas prices remain steady locally, statewide

NY state's average gas price Sunday was 48.4 cents per gallon higher than the same day a year ago but 7.1 cents lower than a month ago . "Refineries that p...


Teen's body found after snowmobile falls through icy lake

Crosier's body was recovered later that night in 21 feet of water. A total of eleven snowmobile accidents were to blame for three deaths and multiple injuries...


No. 1 UConn defeats SMU, 83-41

When the game ended she received a huge hug from assistant coach Marisa Moseley before joining her teammates in celebrating the historic win. Tonight the Husk...


Tech Stocks To Watch: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI), Intel Corporation

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 5,664,267 shares of the company's stock worth $250,926,000 after buying an additional 3,755,685 shares in the last q...


JC Penney Company Inc (JCP) Moves on Morgan Stanley Upgrade

Westport Resources Management Inc. now owns 66,280 shares of the department store operator's stock valued at $589,000 after buying an additional 2,380 shares du...


Media talk on Infosys' corporate governance issues "distracting": CEO Sikka

But is it really over? Accepting that there have been some lapses in how the severance pay contracts were drawn with some of the exiting employees, Sheshasayee ...


Hindu population is reducing, minorities are flourishing in India: Rijiju

Stressing that neither role was expansionist, militaristic or aimed at a third country, Rijiju said India and Japan joining hands would mean the two working tog...


Wall Street boosted by Trump tax expectations, S&P 500 tops $20 trillion

The Nasdaq Composite was up 28.32 points, or 0.49 percent, at 5,762.45 and the S&P 500 was up 10.33 points, or 0.44 percent, at 2,326.43. Trump's tax plan ...


Pensioners now earn more than working-age population, report finds

Occupational pensions account for over a third of increases in pensioners' income growth since 2001 while the proportion of pensioner households in which at l...


Disney World to get pricier

Disney moved to demand-based pricing in late February previous year, breaking up one-day admissions into one of three pricing tiers. The biggest price increa...


Metallica to play Denver for first time in almost 10 years

August 16 - Edmonton, AB - Commonwealth Stadium • ‡. The local summertime stop will feature Avenged Sevenfold and Gojira as musical support. Tickets go o...