Massachusetts Jobless Rate Dips in October

The state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday that Pennsylvania's unemployment rate was 4.7 percent last month, down one-tenth of a percentage point. There were 19,600 more unemployed residents over the year compared to October 2016. Both ... More..

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Canaccord Genuity Analysts Give Foot Locker, Inc. (FL) a $36.00 Price Target
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

Canaccord Genuity Analysts Give Foot Locker, Inc. (FL) a $36.00 Price Target

The firm has "Sell" rating by Zacks given on Monday, September 21. Morgan Stanley reissued an "overweight" rating and issued a $50.00 price objective (down from $65.00) on shares of Foot Locker in a research ...More..

AAA: Highest Thanksgiving Travel for 2017 season
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

AAA: Highest Thanksgiving Travel for 2017 season

A new report by Hertz shows that Orlando International Airport will be among the busiest airport pick-up locations for rental cars. On Thursday, the average price for regular stood at $2.52 per gallon state...More..

Discovering Momentum Stocks: Target Corporation (TGT), Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY)
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Discovering Momentum Stocks: Target Corporation (TGT), Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY)

Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Target Corporation by 29.6% during the third quarter. Jacobi Capital Management LLC now owns 2,503 shares of the retailer's stock valued ...More..

Oil steady, tempered by caution over rising USA output
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Oil steady, tempered by caution over rising USA output

The IEA said oil production will be driven by continued growth in energy-hungry industries. Reducing the use of fossil fuels is a key demand from activists and many governments taking part in the global cli...More..

The Koenigsegg Agera RS Is Now the Fastest Production Car Ever Made
by | Wednesday, November 08, 2017

The Koenigsegg Agera RS Is Now the Fastest Production Car Ever Made

Factory driver Niklas Lilja, who completed the run, said: 'I wasn't nervous. The hypercar was driven on two runs in opposite directions of an 11-mile stretch of closed public highway between Las Vegas and Pah...More..

Facebook Shares Higher As Third-Quarter Results Crush Estimates
by | Friday, November 03, 2017

Facebook Shares Higher As Third-Quarter Results Crush Estimates

Facebook Inc . ( NASDAQ: FB ) reported its third quarter earnings and beat analysts' estimates, but shares fell at Thursday's open after the company provided its expense outlook for the 2018 fiscal year. $1.2...More..

by | Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Travellers flying to U.S. face stricter screening, new rules kick in tomorrow

The new rule that took effect on Thursday loosens restrictions on carry-on electronics but steps up other security requirements for airports and airlines.This means travelers may be subject to short interviews ...More..

NAACP issues travel advisory against American Airlines
by | Saturday, October 28, 2017

NAACP issues travel advisory against American Airlines

The NAACP pointed to four instances with American airlines in a news release . Here's just one example: "An African-American woman and her infant child were removed from a flight from Atlanta to New York...More..

Power of Passport: India fares worse than Zimbabwe, but better than Pakistan
by | Friday, October 27, 2017

Power of Passport: India fares worse than Zimbabwe, but better than Pakistan

Developed by global residence and citizenship advisory firm Arton Capital, the Passport Index sorts and ranks the world's passports by their cross-border access. Canada is not only the number one country in t...More..

SC refers case on women's entry in Sabarimala shrine to Constitution bench
by | Sunday, October 15, 2017

SC refers case on women's entry in Sabarimala shrine to Constitution bench

Claiming that the security and safety of women would be compromised if women of all age were allowed to enter the temple, the board Chairman stated the board has a firm and clear stand on the matter. The top co...More..

Can former US President Jimmy Carter bring peace to the Korean Peninsula?
by | Friday, October 13, 2017

Can former US President Jimmy Carter bring peace to the Korean Peninsula?

But now, President Donald Trump might have turned the tables, and the North Korean regime, once hungry for the "ultimate battle", is now starting to walk back from its threats of armed conflict. The regime a...More..

by | Monday, October 09, 2017

Analyst Scores Summary: Fitbit, Inc. (FIT), Zogenix, Inc. (ZGNX)

Other equities research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Fitbit from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on We...More..

Netflix is raising prices for its standard and premium tiers
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Netflix is raising prices for its standard and premium tiers

The Premium Tier, which includes Ultra HD and up to 4 simultaneous streams, will go from $11.99 to $13.99. NetflixNetflix will be raising prices for its U.S. The library continues to shrink, only a handful of...More..

'We're not Nazis, you've shown that by electing me' - new Ukip leader
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

'We're not Nazis, you've shown that by electing me' - new Ukip leader

Based in Folkestone, the former soldier and police officer was considered to be a front-runner in the contest and had seen the odds on him winning fall dramatically in recent weeks. Dudley councillor Paul Broth...More..

San Juan mayor continues calls for relief after attacks from Trump
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

San Juan mayor continues calls for relief after attacks from Trump

When NBC News executive Janelle Rodriguez sends someone new to Puerto Rico , she makes sure they bring extra suitcases packed with water and non-perishable food. "Most of our nursing homes have people that hav...More..

'Monday Night Football' Ratings Buck NFL Trend & Rise Over Last Week & 2016
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

'Monday Night Football' Ratings Buck NFL Trend & Rise Over Last Week & 2016

The NFL's ratings took a knee Sunday night. The performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner" was promoted on-air before it was performed, with an all-caps onscreen legend reading "National Anthem Coming Up Nex...More..

Mastermind Toys to open Sudbury store next month
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Mastermind Toys to open Sudbury store next month

Toys "R" Us didn't announce plans to close stores, and said its locations across the globe would continue normal operations. The Chapter 11 filing by the biggest USA toy store chain, to restructure $5 billion...More..

Millions of users infected after hackers hide backdoor in CCleaner
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Millions of users infected after hackers hide backdoor in CCleaner

The version of CCleaner tried to connect to several unregistered web pages, presumably to download other programmes. The affected version of CCleaner included code that installed malware capable of download...More..

Suu Kyi to miss UN Assembly to deal with crisis
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Suu Kyi to miss UN Assembly to deal with crisis

We are also concerned about reports of extensive loss of life of civilians and the vast suffering that is producing the displacement of thousands of people from their homes and livelihoods. Her long silence wel...More..

Watch the many explosions that led to SpaceX's successful rocket landings
by | Friday, September 15, 2017

Watch the many explosions that led to SpaceX's successful rocket landings

The video , which is perfectly titled "How Not to Land an Orbital Rocket Booster", does a great job of explaining each failure , with a bit of humor along the way. Musk tweeted Thursday that when the Falcon ...More..

Jaguar Announces Electric Future With Battery-Powered E-Type
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

Jaguar Announces Electric Future With Battery-Powered E-Type

The electrifying news comes as Jaguar Land Rover opens the doors to its first Tech Fest in London, showing off the company's vision of the future. It features a fully electric drivetrain in a break from c...More..

Qatar restores diplomatic ties to Iran amid regional crisis
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

Qatar restores diplomatic ties to Iran amid regional crisis

In a statement on Wednesday, the Qatari Foreign Ministry announced that the Persian Gulf Arab country was upgrading its ties to Iran back to the ambassadorial level. The decision to return the ambassador, an...More..

Uber's net loss declines as ride bookings grow
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

Uber's net loss declines as ride bookings grow

U.S. auto hailing giant Uber reported on Wednesday that its gross bookings rose 17 per cent to US$8.7 billion in the second quarter, as the company was still under the shadow of series of scandals earlier thi...More..

Whole Foods prices are about to fall
by | Saturday, August 26, 2017

Whole Foods prices are about to fall

The retailer also intends to make Amazon Lockers available in select Whole Foods Market stores, which means customers can have products shipped from Amazon .com to their local Whole Foods Market stor...More..

Dollar consolidation continues nudged by improving United States data
by | Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Dollar consolidation continues nudged by improving United States data

The annual event is a traditional spot for central bankers to set the agenda for the final stretch of the year. Central bankers gather Thursday through Saturday in Wyoming and the markets' focus will be o...More..

by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

Parliament in crisis as dual citizenship saga deepens

She is the third Turnbull government minister whose case will be referred to the High Court, along with Joyce and former minister Matt Canavan. But Nash said she would not step down as a Cabinet minister unti...More..

by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Bilic: West Ham won't forget Manchester United thrashing in a hurry

However, the 30-year-old is thankful to West Ham co-owners David Gold and David Sullivan for giving him the chance to play in the Premier League . Bilic has urged his players not to allow their heads to dr...More..

Gates donates shares worth $4.6bn in biggest gift of century
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Gates donates shares worth $4.6bn in biggest gift of century

The gift was not pledged to a specific entity, but in the past most of Gates' donations have gone to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which directs the money to various causes supported by Gates. For now,...More..

Chicago Sues Trump's Justice Department Over Withholding Funds To Sanctuary Cities
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Chicago Sues Trump's Justice Department Over Withholding Funds To Sanctuary Cities

The complaint lists an impressive lineup of attorneys representing Chicago , including three who have served in or been nominated to top Justice Department roles in Democratic administrations. Siskel also sa...More..

by | Sunday, August 06, 2017

"Pharma Bro" Has Been Convicted

He had been charged with securities fraud, conspiracy to commit securities fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Following the verdict, Shkreli told reporters , "This was a witch hunt of epic proporti...More..

Toyota, Mazda sign capital alliance deal
by | Saturday, August 05, 2017

Toyota, Mazda sign capital alliance deal

In a tweet early Friday morning, Trump praised Toyota and Mazda for investing $1.6 billion in a new USA assembly plant. However, as Mazda mainly builds cars in Mexico and Japan, it should help the b...More..

RBA Keeps Policy Rate Steady
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

RBA Keeps Policy Rate Steady

Higher commodity prices, weak USA dollar, and the lingering belief that RBA might turn hawkish with its policy, are what keeping the Aussie strong. A strengthening exchange rate, Dr Lowe warned, "would be e...More..

Ford is falling after a lacklustre sales report
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

Ford is falling after a lacklustre sales report

After an unprecedented seven years of growth, analysts are predicting lower US sales this year. Ford said total vehicle sales for last month tumbled 7.5% from a year, as a 19.4% plunge in auto sales and a 7.1% ...More..

R Street Institute applauds new FDA comprehensive tobacco and nicotine announcement
by | Saturday, July 29, 2017

R Street Institute applauds new FDA comprehensive tobacco and nicotine announcement

The policy announced on Friday has a goal of cutting back on nicotine levels in order to discourage addiction and lower the number of USA smokers. The FDA has had the power since 2009 to regulate nicotine level...More..