Thanksgiving travel expected to be at highest level in 12 years

In fact, some 45.5 million road-trippers will set off to grandma's house and other destinations during the Thanksgiving holiday, up from past year and the highest volume seen nationwide since 2005. Already long travel times could quadruple, accordi... More..

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Lawsuit filed against Uber by female passengers alleging rape, sexual assaults
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Lawsuit filed against Uber by female passengers alleging rape, sexual assaults

The lawsuit alleges that Uber markets to young women traveling alone and puts profits over their safety. Uber should be required to implement stricter and more thorough screenings of potential drivers, prov...More..

Digital Driving Growth at Target
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Digital Driving Growth at Target

Insiders own 0.20% of the company's stock . Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC grew its position in Target Corporation by 19.1% in the 2nd quarter. The Motley Fool owns shares of and recommends Amazon . To answe...More..

GE slightly up after moving to cut divi by 50%
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

GE slightly up after moving to cut divi by 50%

Ruffer Ltd Liability Partnership stated it has 35,800 shares. It is negative, as 85 investors sold GE shares while 816 reduced holdings. 103.77 million shares or 6.20% more from 97.71 million shares in 2017Q1 w...More..

Whole Foods Cuts Prices on More Bestsellers, Holiday Items
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Whole Foods Cuts Prices on More Bestsellers, Holiday Items

Whole Foods said this Prime-specific deal is a "sneak preview" for future exclusive deals. As part of the newly announced discounts, Whole Foods just slashed the price of organic turkeys to $3.49 a pound and ...More..

Airbus in record 430 plane deal with budget airline backer Franke
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Airbus in record 430 plane deal with budget airline backer Franke

Clark suggested that either Emirates or discount carrier flydubai, which is also owned by the Dubai government , could be interested in a mid-sized jet that Boeing is considering developing. Shaikh Ahmad B...More..

Cordray sets exit from CFPB
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Cordray sets exit from CFPB

The CFPB and Cordray have come under fire from the GOP for the Bureau's regulatory work and supposed lack of oversight. Cordray, 58, told staff of his departure in a note on Wednesday. The squabbling isn't ...More..

US WTI crude oil futures settle down sharply on the day
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

US WTI crude oil futures settle down sharply on the day

American crude stockpiles climbed by 1.85 million barrels last week to 459 million barrels, and production extended gains to an all-time high 9.65 million barrels a day, the Energy Information Administration sa...More..

Wage squeeze continues as unemployment continues to fall
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Wage squeeze continues as unemployment continues to fall

The number of unemployed decreased by 182,000 from previous year to 1.42 million in the third quarter. Employment slid 14,000 in the quarter to September compared with the previous three months, in the larges...More..

by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Shell further reduces its interest in Woodside

Australian shares ended lower for a third straight day on Tuesday, as weak oil prices and an equity stake sale in Woodside Petroleum Ltd dampened sentiment. Equity capital markets teams from a number of globa...More..

Twitter expands character limit to 280 for most users
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Twitter expands character limit to 280 for most users

Highlights are below and in our additional blogs about our experimentation process , extensive data analysis , research, and design work . The social media company stated the expansion was available to all...More..

by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Now, now, Qualcomm... Don't play hard to get, grins Broadcom

As we said when the proposal was announced , it's likely that Broadcom also smelled blood in the water, because Qualcomm is now fighting a battle on multiple fronts, what with the ongoing dispute with Apple ,...More..

Softbank set to buy $10 billion stake of Uber
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Softbank set to buy $10 billion stake of Uber

SoftBank, however, struck a sharper tone in a statement released Monday. CNBC reports that a SoftBank-led consortium of investors seeks to buy $1 billion worth of fresh stock in Uber at its current valuatio...More..

Uber loses appeal in United Kingdom employment rights case
by | Monday, November 13, 2017

Uber loses appeal in United Kingdom employment rights case

Uber in particular has faced a number of legal challenges. "GMB is delighted the EAT made the correct decision to uphold the original employment tribunal ruling". 'Uber can not go on flouting United Kingdom ...More..

India's factory output slows to 3.8% in September
by | Monday, November 13, 2017

India's factory output slows to 3.8% in September

Industrial output and manufacturing output in the United Kingdom both rose by 0.7% in September - the fastest growth for each sector since December past year. However, construction output fell by 1.6 per cent i...More..

SBI standalone profit falls 37.7%
by | Monday, November 13, 2017

SBI standalone profit falls 37.7%

To set aside enough buffers against the expected bad loans, SBI's provisions increased 87 percent over the previous three months to Rs 18,418 crore in the quarter ended September. Advances during the quarte...More..

Record-breaking corn-for-grain production forecast increases again
by | Monday, November 13, 2017

Record-breaking corn-for-grain production forecast increases again

The U.S.D.A. has increased its corn production outlook for Iowa and the nation. Harvested area remained unchanged from October estimates, remaining at a record 89.5 million acres. Today's close will say a lot a...More..

Hasbro Reportedly Offers to Buy Mattel
by | Monday, November 13, 2017

Hasbro Reportedly Offers to Buy Mattel

Mattel's stock has fallen 52 percent over the previous year. Hasbro approached El Segundo, Calif. -based Mattel recently with a takeover offer but terms of the proposal were not available, The Wall Street Jo...More..

by | Sunday, November 12, 2017

EC lifts Romania's 2017 growth fcast, warns on inconsistent govt policy

Growth in the European Union economy as a whole is expected to be at 2.3% in 2017, slightly higher than in the U.S., where growth is expected to reach 2.2%, and Japan, on track to grow at 1.6%. However, in view...More..

IPhone X doesn't like the cold but Apple's working on it
by | Sunday, November 12, 2017

IPhone X doesn't like the cold but Apple's working on it

Apple is working on a software fix for a mystery bug that causes the iPhone X's display to become unresponsive in cold weather. 'It literally takes 2 seconds from going inside to the cold outdoors and my sc...More..