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Stories about Economy

Mar 10 2018

How to get verified on Twitter - even if you're NOT famous

During the live stream, a user commented, "I feel if everyone was verified , it would clean up this platform". If verification becomes a ubiquitous way to prove real use...

Mar 10 2018

Gunman takes hostages at veterans home in Napa Valley, Californi

California Highway Patrol Assistant Chief Chris Childs says they haven't made contact with the gunman who's confined to one room but that hostage negotiators are standing...

Mar 09 2018

Wednesday's weather: Sunny spells and a few showers

Another round of accumulating snow is expected on Thursday . Highs will only be in the 30s, but gusty winds will make it feel like the teens at times. Temperatures wil...

Mar 08 2018

Police officer killed in Clinton, Missouri standoff

Waters . "At that point in time the suspect shot and killed one of the Clinton Police officers ". Two other officers are in stable condition and undergoing trea...

Mar 08 2018

Juvenile threatens violent action against school; police enforcing no-tolerance policy

More charges may be pending, according to police. The search warrant also revealed the student had been researching information about ISIS and promoting the organizatio...

Mar 08 2018

International Women's Day to be observed on March 8

In 1910, Zetkin proposed designating International Women's Day at an International Socialist Congress in Copenhagen. ANNE McVicker has spent over 30 years of her life...

Mar 06 2018

Amazon talks to banks over checking account

The Amazon-branded checking account would provide an alternative for younger customers and individuals without bank accounts. In the USA, consider that millennials li...

Mar 05 2018

Only 13 people bought tickets with Delta's NRA discount

Delta had explained its decision to end the NRA-related discounts to reflect the company's "neutral status" in the national debate over gun control, but that it still sup...

Mar 04 2018

Which airlines have canceled flights today?

Today Met Éireann announced that the status red warning is now in place until 6pm across Munster, Leinster and Galway. However, last night, in the height of the blizzar...

Mar 03 2018

Kroger joins Walmart, Dick's, raises minimum age for gun buyers to 21

U.S. retailers Walmart and Dick's Sporting Goods became the latest companies to shift course on guns Wednesday, announcing they were ending firearms sales to consum...

Mar 03 2018

Wall Street Stock Recommendations: JC Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Tronox Limited (TROX)

About 21.32M shares traded or 32.78% up from the average. It has outperformed by 33.40% the S&P500. Daniel S. Och increased its stake in Penney J C Inc ( JCP ) by 85.45...

Mar 02 2018

Oil Up as Saudi Arabia Set to Lead Production Cut Efforts

The US stock drawdown was due to oil market backwardation, lower imports and higher exports. So, the price of North sea Brent crude oil on Monday morning, Februar...

Mar 02 2018

Prezzo closures put 1500 jobs at risk

Hundreds of jobs are expected to be lost at Prezzo as the restaurant chain edges closer to a restructuring that will see up to 100 sites close. A total of 100 of Prez...

Mar 02 2018

Gold medal-winning curling team returns to Minnesota after Olympics

Team USA's men's curling team beat Sweden in the gold medal match on Saturday. Edin's final throw landed on the hammer, surrounded by four usa stones, and Shuste...

Feb 24 2018

Technical issue causing problems, fees for BB&T customers

Here is the statement the bank released on Friday. The bank said it is experiencing an outage at one of its data centers. "We understand this is causing a major inconveni...

Feb 24 2018

Earnings boost stocks on Wall Street

The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Wednesday lost 166.97 points, or 0.67 per cent, to 24,797.78. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 19 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2...

Feb 23 2018

Barclays share price rises as it posts £1.9bn loss

Pre-tax profit, which stripped out some of the one-off charges, rose 10pc to £3.5bn, up from £3.2bn. Barclays reported an after-tax loss of £1.9bn for 2017, including a...

Feb 23 2018

Wal-Mart's Stock Plunges On Slower E-Commerce Growth In Q4

According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Wal-Mart Stores Inc.is 133.19 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 136.72 Billion. RBC Capital Markets has "...

Feb 22 2018

UK wages are rising even as unemployment ticks higher

Households lost spending power previous year because of a jump in inflation, caused by the fall in the pound after the British vote to exit the European Union. And produc...