Winter Storm Stella Prompts Widespread Flight Cancellations, Travel Headaches

Orlando International Airport's website showed more than 55 flights canceled Tuesday morning, and more than 160 flights headed in and out of Charlotte Douglas International Airport have been canceled . American Airlines canceled flights in Philad... More..

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Gander Mountain closing 32
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Gander Mountain closing 32 "underperforming" stores

Gander Mountain Co., will close its Hixson sporting goods store within the next month as part of a bankruptcy reorganization of the financially troubled retailer. Gander Mountain said it is in active discussion...More..

by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Defiant US Attorney Preet Bharara fired after refusing Sessions' demand he quit

He said "being the US Attorney for the Southern District of NY will forever be the greatest honor of my professional life". His dismissal comes months after he met with the President at Trump Tower, telling r...More..

by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

RBC Capital Markets Reiterates Buy Rating for GMS Inc (GMS)

American Electric Power Company Inc was Downgraded by Guggenheim to Neutral on Jan 9, 2017. However, despite depressed share price performance, GE's stock looks overvalued trading around 30 times to earnings ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

What is the Street Saying About Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (NYSE:HPE)?

Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $24.52. (NYSE:CBL) is $12.19 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.80. This is built on a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Stro...More..

Fed Hike Likely Appropriate This Month; MMF Rates Ready to Rise Again
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Fed Hike Likely Appropriate This Month; MMF Rates Ready to Rise Again

The Federal Open Market Committee last hiked rates in December 2015, after slashing the rate to zero during the financial crisis in 2008. One unknown item the Fed will still have to consider will be the Februar...More..

by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Peugeot said to reach deal to buy Opel brand from GM

Now, the two sides are planning to work through the weekend as they continue to try to hammer out some kind of an agreement. "They also raise another question, that the Spanish factories. Opel employs about 1...More..

Schumer Trolls Trump, Wins the Internet
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Schumer Trolls Trump, Wins the Internet

Schumer responded to Trump in a tweet that he'd "happily" discuss under oath the details of his Putin meeting. The occasion was the grand opening of a Lukoil gasoline station (representing Russia's largest ...More..

Uber's Secret
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Uber's Secret "Greyball" Program Allegedly Targeted Law-Enforcement Officials

He requested a auto, just like any other user - but the digital cars he saw on his screen were deliberately fake "ghost" cars that could not give him rides. If the credit card on file is tied directly to, say, ...More..

Rick Perry Wanted to Abolish the Energy Dept., Now He Runs It
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Rick Perry Wanted to Abolish the Energy Dept., Now He Runs It

In his short-lived second campaign for president, Perry was among Trump's fiercest critics. The move comes amidst criticism concerning Perry's beliefs on both the department he now leads and issues it deals wit...More..

Snap debuts on New York Stock Exchange
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Snap debuts on New York Stock Exchange

Which were the last two big tech IPO's, Snap beat Alibaba in price per share, but fell behind Facebook, which was to be expected since Facebook had been around much longer and were actually a profitable company...More..

Feds arrest 'dreamer' right after she speaks to the media
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Feds arrest 'dreamer' right after she speaks to the media

If ICE doesn't show up in 48 hours, then the person can be bailed. The statement said ICE conducts "routine targeted enforcement operations" every day and "does not conduct sweeps or raids that target ali...More..

FCC votes to block internet privacy rule
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

FCC votes to block internet privacy rule

The new FCC rules would require opt-in permission for third-party sharing of a broad category of personal info, while the FTC does not have an opt-in requirement for the edge provider user data collection and s...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Uber apologizes after new video shows CEO arguing with driver

They blame everything in their life on somebody else. In reply, Kalanick retorted, "I make sure every year is a hard year". " I saw the email ", Kamel explained. An India-born top executive at Uber was as...More..

Jobless claims fall to almost a 44-year low
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Jobless claims fall to almost a 44-year low

First-time claims for unemployment benefits for the week ending February 25 decreased 19,000 to a seasonally adjusted 223,000, the lowest level since March 31, 1973, the Labor Department reported on Thursday. I...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

ISM manufacturing index climbs to best level in more than two years

The heading index rose to 57.7, the highest reading since April, 2014 and well ahead of expectations for a reading of 56.2, points out Michael Shaoul of Marketfield Asset Management . "Firmer demand, domestic ...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

White House: Change coming for federal stance on transgender restroom freedom

Sources tell the Times that DeVos was apparently reluctant to sign off on the letter because she feared the "potential harm" that revoking these protections would cause to transgender students. Specifically, ...More..

Royal Bank of Scotland reports annual loss of £7 billion
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Royal Bank of Scotland reports annual loss of £7 billion

Unite national officer Rob MacGregor says: "While banking habits have changed, we would urge RBS and the government to pause and reflect on the bank's current path, which risks cutting too far, by putting a mor...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

The 15 worst cities for rush hour traffic

That topped second-place Moscow at 91 hours and third-place NY at 89. A new study conducted by INRIX ranks over 1,000 cities around the world on various traffic-related statistics , and the results show th...More..

Unilever promises urgent review after Kraft bid
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Unilever promises urgent review after Kraft bid

A number of analysts offered their Estimated Earnings analysis for The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ:KHC) for the current quarter. Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 14.7, a price to bo...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Jay Z is launching his own venture-capital firm

Always one to invest his hard-earned fortune, Jay Z is planning to launch a VC fund. Colloquially known as "VC", venture capitalism is a form of investment which, by definition, carries with it a strong ele...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Burger King's Parent Company Acquires Popeyes for $1.8 Billion

Combining all the ratings on Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. The reductions were driven by a zero-based budgeting, or ZBB (starting each budget year with a blank slate) and refranchising company units (not a la...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Stock Highlights: Westlake Chemical Corp. (NYSE:WLK)

Westlake Chemical Corporation had a net margin of 9.50% and a return on equity of 13.56%. According to their predictions High & Low revenue estimates are 1.88 Billion and 1.64 Billion respectively. Similarly, i...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Islamic State fires more rockets Into southern Israel from Egypt

The alleged drone strike follows an escalation of hostilities nearly two weeks ago between Israel and "Sinai Province", a militant group linked to the Islamic State. The village is located south of the town Raf...More..

Global arms trade rises to post-Cold War high
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Global arms trade rises to post-Cold War high

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute , or SIPRI , said Monday the arms import figures for the Middle East accounted for 29 percent of global imports during the 2012 to 2016 period, while Asi...More..

Here Are the 2017 James Beard Award Semifinalists From Arizona
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Here Are the 2017 James Beard Award Semifinalists From Arizona

The category calls for "chefs who have set new or consistent standards of excellence in their respective regions". Miami, however, was shut out of the Outstanding Bar Program, Outstanding Pastry Chef, and Out...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Cisco Systems' (CSCO) Underperform Rating Reiterated at Credit Suisse Group

However, when you take a look at the chart below, shares have run considerably in the past year, especially in recent weeks with the overall market at new highs. Non-GAAP EPS is expected in the range of $0.57 t...More..

Yellen Defends Fed Efforts to Boost Economy During House Questioning
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Yellen Defends Fed Efforts to Boost Economy During House Questioning

That "could risk disrupting financial markets and pushing the economy into recession", Yellen said. Investors are now waiting to see whether Yellen offers clues to the pace of interest rate increases in her f...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

1 in 5 Pennsylvania bridges are 'structurally deficient,' report says

In a report that analyzed federal data, North Carolina dropped from the 9th worst state in the country for structurally deficient bridges to 11th. The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (AR...More..

China's exports surge in January, exceeding expectations
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

China's exports surge in January, exceeding expectations

It said exports jumped by 7.9 percent year on year to $182.8 billion (171.6 billion euros), reversing December's 6.1-percent plunge. The country exported 390,000 tonnes of unwrought aluminium and aluminium pr...More..

You Deserve Better Than Fifty Shades Darker-We All Do
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

You Deserve Better Than Fifty Shades Darker-We All Do

Actually... don't answer that. Christian: "I want you to wear these beads". The Rolling Stones called it Fifty Shades Dumber, going on to say The Lego Batman Movie leads had better chemistry. He is han...More..

Oil ETFs Still Facing an OPEC Dilemma
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Oil ETFs Still Facing an OPEC Dilemma

OPEC and other major crude-producing nations may need to extend output cuts into the second half of the year to re-balance the market, oil ministers for Iran and fellow group member Qatar said. The Venezuelan...More..

DHS Secretary Says He Knew Trump's Travel Ban 'Was Coming'
by | Friday, February 03, 2017

DHS Secretary Says He Knew Trump's Travel Ban 'Was Coming'

Kelly said in an interview with Fox News this week. "Any discussion about the protection of our southwest border involves discussion of physical barriers but also of technological sensors, things like tha...More..

by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Fed leaves key rate unchanged at a time of uncertainty

Monetary policymakers in Washington DC thus kept the range for the Fed funds rate at between 0.50% and 0.75%, as expected. By and large, the bank stuck closely to the language in its December statement, seein...More..

United Kingdom manufacturing output continues to expand, input prices surge
by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

United Kingdom manufacturing output continues to expand, input prices surge

The Nikkei Markit India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) - an indicator of manufacturing activity - increased to 50.4 in January from 49.6 in December. The NBS also said that prices of raw materia...More..