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Forex - Dollar remains broadly higher in subdued trade

The U.S. dollar found some support following an official downgrading of Hurricane Irma's strength to Category 1 on Monday. NORTH KOREA: North Koreans observ...


Equifax leaders blasted over handling of massive security breach

While the Equifax breach is not as large as recent breaches at Yahoo-where cyberattacks affected the information of as many as 1.5 billion customers-the Wall ...


Analyst Stock Ratings: FS Investment Corporation (FSIC), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL)

The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Friday, January 27 by Wedbush. The stock of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE: RCL ) earned "Hold" rating by Zacks on W...


Uber Is Phasing Out Fossil Fuel-Powered Cars In London

Uber intends to roll out both measures across the rest of the 40 United Kingdom towns and cities in which it operates by 2022. By 2022, Uber wants to extend t...


Hurricane Harvey might raise oil prices - but only temporarily

Oil prices jumped up on September 8 following the data on the slowdown of the US refineries in the Gulf of Mexico region after the Hurricane Harvey . But as t...


Self-driving cars could be on the road sooner than you think

The Coalition is grateful for the House Committee on Energy and Commerce's bipartisan leadership on the SELF DRIVE Act , and we look forward to working with ...


Kohl's to sell Amazon products in Chicago, Los Angeles stores

Kohl's says it will add Amazon's new "smart home experience" to 10 of its stores starting in October, in which customers can order the company's devices, acc...


Tropical triple threat: Irma followed by Hurricanes Katia & Jose

We now have three separate hurricanes in the Atlantic basin - Jose and Katia , along with Irma, as Category 1 hurricanes. At 11 a.m. EDT (1500 UTC) on Sept...


Hewlett Packard Q3 Earnings Release (NYSE:HPE)

The share price of Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HPQ ) was down -0.62% during the last trading session, with a day high of 19.34. It has outperformed by 40.04%...


US Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Fischer Resigns

Appointed to the board for an unexpired term finalising on 31 January, 2020, his term as vice chairman was due to expire on 12 June 2018. His unexpected departu...


Donald Trump to nominate Jim Bridenstine as new NASA chief next week

Both senators they suggested the GOP congressman's political past would needlessly spark a partisan fight in the Senate that could ultimately damage NASA. The b...


Rajiv Pratap Rudy says his resignation was Centre's 'decision, prerogative'

A rejig of the government has been due for months now, especially after vacancies and transformed alliances. Last week, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu too ha...


Duchess of Cambridge pregnant with third child, suffering from severe morning sickness

Royal fans are abuzz with news the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant with her third child, but amid the excitement it's also been revealed the expectant mother i...


Governor declares state of emergency amid stubborn Northern California wildfire

Ballenger could be charged with unlawfully causing a fire and may face additional enhancements. "It's unsafe work where they're at", said Capt. Joe Chavez, wi...


North Korea: Missile Launch Was a 'Prelude' to a Guam Attack

Experts say Kim is clearly seeking a real nuclear deterrent against the United States to ensure the survival of his government and likely believes that will s...


Maxim Group Reaffirms Buy Rating for Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW)

Guggenheim Lc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE: PANW ) for 22,566 shares. The stock of Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) has "B...


Job creation in August falls to 156000, lower than 2017 average

The preceding three-month average of jobs added is 184,000, which puts the August number about 15 percent down by comparison. Wage growth was also a disappoin...


Brazil manufacturing activity picks up in August -PMI

Markit's purchasing managers' index (PMI) for the sector rose to 56.9, up from 55.1 in July, and against expectations of a fall to 55. The reading was above...


Dollar General Corporation (DG) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

WARNING: " Dollar General Corporation (DG ) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday" was posted by Week Herald and is owned by of Week Herald. A number...


$99 for a case of water

His office website has gone viral for its warning to consumers to "be on your guard". In fact, in Texas, price gouging can carry a fine up to $20,000 per oc...


Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Are at a Low for 2017

Bankrate.com, which puts out a weekly mortgage rate trend index , found the experts it surveyed were nearly evenly split between rates falling or remaining unc...


West Bengal: GJM Calls Off Bandh in the Hills

GJM joint secretary (central committee), Binoy Tamang, while hinting at the failure of Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA), Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council...


SC couple files suit against Amazon over eclipse glasses

Corey Payne and Kayla Harris alleged in a lawsuit filed this week that they experienced headaches, eye-watering, and distorted and blurry vision after watching ...


Gasoline prices increase on Harvey flooding

The region from Corpus Christi, Texas, where Harvey made landfall, to the Louisiana state line accounts for about three per cent of the US economy and is a cruc...


Despite Trump's claims, very few countries see 7 percent GDP growth

The department had previously estimated the nation's gross domestic product, the broadest measure of economic health, grew at a 2.6 percent growth rate. Hof...


From a Haven in Florida, the Astros Think of Houston

All the revenues from the Astros' relocated series against the Texas Rangers will be donated to charities that are helping hurricane victims. "We'll make a de...


Google Assistant Comes To Anker, Panasonic, Mobvoi Speakers & LG Appliances

Rather than building their own smart assistants to power these speakers, manufacturers are instead drawing upon the existing efforts of experts like Amazon and ...


Could a Self-Driving Car Replace Your Pizza Delivery Boy?

Patrick Doyle, Domino's president and CEO, said in a statement that the company has been watching the autonomous and connected vehicle industry with great int...


Uber taps Expedia's Dara Khosrowshahi as CEO

Uber's choice of a replacement CEO just got more problematic. Several controversies about Uber made the headlines in the last eight months including sexu...


Gilead to pay $11.9B for cancer treatment developer Kite

About 19,572 shares traded or 403.52% up from the average. Amgen, Inc. ( NASDAQ :AMGN) has risen 5.27% since August 28, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperf...


Amazon Echo gets Whole Foods boost

In a sign of how the retailer is changing, the Amazon Echo , a voice-activated electronic assistant, was also for sale, for $US99.99 ($125.50) - a sharp pivot ...


Jeff Immelt of General Electric quits race to be Uber boss

Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman is "on the fence" with regard to whether she would consider an offer to be the next CEO of the embattled ride shari...


United States stocks end higher; oil shares boosted by hurricane

After reporting a sharp jump in new orders for US manufactured durable goods in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showin...


Uber Steadily Recovering; Losses Narrows to $645 Million

Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Wednesday reported a 16 percent increase in quarterly bookings and a smaller loss than the previous period as the ride-serv...


Fashion labels give Mnuchin's wife cold shoulder after Instagram post

The trip drew ugly headlines after Mnuchin's actress wife, Louise Linton , bragged about her wealth and berated a disapproving OR woman in an Instagram pos...


Percent of Americans See Trump as Divider, Poll Finds

Twenty-nine percent, however, disagreed with this statement. The George Washington University poll found that 71 percent of voters had that view of Trump's ...


Amazon 'Primes' Whole Foods for More Visitors

Customers will be able to take advantage of lower prices on bananas, organic avocados, brown eggs, organic salmon, animal-welfare-rated 85% ground beef and oth...


Apple to build $1.3 billion data center in Iowa

Reynolds credited Iowa's productive workforce, central location, infrastructure and lead role as a provider of low-priced renewable energy as key factors in Ap...


Funds hit as Dixons Carphone shares tumble 30% on profit warning

This is below analysts' expectations of between £460 million and £485 million. Dixons also said that the scrapping of roaming charges within the 28-country ...


JM Smucker Company (The) New (SJM) Saw a 52-Week Low

Schmidt P J Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in J.M. Smucker Company (The) by 0.5% in the first quarter. Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:C...