Industry giant Vail Resorts buys Whistler-Blackomb

History: A group of businessmen from Vancouver led by Franz Wilhelmsen established Garibaldi Lifts Limited in 1960 in the hopes of developing an alpine ski area on London Mountain. Vail Resorts , which is the largest resort operator in North America... More..

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by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Weak US retail sales, inflation data dim prospect of Fed rate hike

The prior month came in at 0.5%. Combined, the data point to a lack of pricing power that could give Federal Reserve policy makers reason to keep interest rates low for the time being. The U.S. consumer, which ...More..

Goodbye, Ruby Tuesday? Chain to close 95 restaurants
by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Goodbye, Ruby Tuesday? Chain to close 95 restaurants

Total revenue for the chain dropped by 5.9 percent last quarter to $279.3 million. Michael Ellis, who joined Ruby Tuesday as chief development officer earlier this year, said he spent the past five months a...More..

Alaska delegation condemns Trump for Gold Star family comments
by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Alaska delegation condemns Trump for Gold Star family comments

Another Gold Star parent, Bruce Vrooman of Superior while Trump could have been more sensitive, he didn't hear Trump say anything disparaging about the Kahn family. Trump fired back on Twitter and in subseque...More..

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Clinton to release tax returns, pressuring Trump

Bill Clinton listed $5.3 million in income from speaking engagements and $1.7 million working as a consultant. The Clintons are releasing their 2015 filings on Friday. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), will release new tax ...More..

Rackspace Sells Cloud Sites Business to Liquid Web
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Rackspace Sells Cloud Sites Business to Liquid Web

At the end of the second quarter of 2016, cash and cash equivalents were $544 million, and interest-bearing debt including capital lease obligations totaled $501 million. (NYSE:RAX) now have an ABR of 2.41, der...More..

Rihanna to Receive Video Vanguard Honor at 2016 MTV Video Music Awards
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Rihanna to Receive Video Vanguard Honor at 2016 MTV Video Music Awards

The award, created in 1984 and later named after Michael Jackson when he received it in 1991, is MTV's answer to a lifetime achievement award and is meant to honor artists whose careers have impacted pop cultur...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

NATO Concerned by Russia, Ukraine Tensions

Russian Federation says it caught the infiltrators after at least two armed clashes on the border between Crimea and Ukraine over the weekend, and one of its soldiers and an FSB security service employee were k...More..

Delta: Fewer flight delays, cancellations Thursday
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Delta: Fewer flight delays, cancellations Thursday

Delta began Wednesday's operation with a little more than 150 system-wide cancellations after roughly 800 flights were canceled TuesdayThe system-wide outage that the company experienced Monday started with a p...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Disney Invests $1B in BAMTech, Plans ESPN Subscription Service

Overall, Disney's net income rose 5 per cent to $2.6 billion, or $1.62 per share, excluding one-time items. Revenue at Disney's cable networks business rose 1.4 percent to US$4.20 billion in the third qua...More..

Real Madrid win Super Cup following last-gasp Dani Carvajal goal
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Real Madrid win Super Cup following last-gasp Dani Carvajal goal

Madrid took a 21st minute lead via Marco Asensio's sensational opener but the Champions League holders trailed 2-1 heading into the dying stages. The strained relationship between James and the Real Madrid c...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Markets Right Now: Stocks opening higher on Wall Street

But analyst Ken Perkins, founder/president of Retail Metrics, said in a note to clients that the hope found in Kohl's results, like Macy's on the same day, comes from low expectations. Kohl's Corporation (NYSE...More..

by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Elon Musk sells SolarCity to Tesla

Musk said. " That's why we are all doing this to accelerate the advent of a sustainable energy world ". Tesla is buying SolarCity for $2.6 billion, pushing ahead with Elon Musk's vision to create a one-stop...More..

Toronto stock market climbs on higher crude
by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Toronto stock market climbs on higher crude

Fehr noted that OPEC wants to stabilize oil prices, but also doesn't want to risk losing market share to the US, which has increased its shale production in recent years. Lower oil left the loonie unscathed as ...More..

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl (NYSE:VRX) & Novavax, Inc
by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl (NYSE:VRX) & Novavax, Inc

Canaccord Genuity's price target indicates a potential downside of 0.57% from the stock's current price. The Company is engaged in developing, manufacturing, and marketing a range of branded, generic and brande...More..

Electric Avenue: Elon Musk Confirms The Tesla Model Y (Compact SUV)
by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Electric Avenue: Elon Musk Confirms The Tesla Model Y (Compact SUV)

Tesla said the average price of its new Model X SUV is more than 15 percent higher than the Model S sedan. "They're such a future company that people take these earnings reports with a grain of salt", said ...More..

by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Trump endorses Ryan in latest attempt to reboot campaign

On Friday night, Trump tried hard to make amends as his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, tried to take advantage of his gaffe-filled week. After talking about McCain, Trump endorsed Ayotte. In not endor...More..

by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Jack Laugher, Chris Mears earn diving gold for GB

The pair topped the charts with a score of 454.32 from their six dives to add the ultimate prize to their previous Commonwealth and European crowns. The pair held off their rivals from US and China - the favo...More..

Suspected meth lab found under parking lot of NY Wal-Mart
by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Suspected meth lab found under parking lot of NY Wal-Mart

They're the ones, the Hazmat, they're the ones that have the expertise in this. Amherst Police Captain Scott Chamberlain said officers regularly "look into areas where people could be up to no good". Dawn Clo...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Rank, 888 make $4.68 bln bid for William Hill: FT

But William Hill's board "unanimously rejected" the offer, saying it posed "substantial risk" for shareholders. 888 fell 1.9 percent to 219.25 pence, while Rank eased 0.9 percent to 211 pence. However, it cau...More..