Economy

US Census data show 40 counties in Arkansas

US Census data show 40 counties in Arkansas

Erie and Wyoming County (which gained 54 persons) were the only counties in the 8-county region to see growth. Overall the Kansas City metro grew by more than 22,500 people from mid-2016 to mid-2017. ...

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Mesa Airlines Announces Career Path Program for Pilots with United Airlines

Mesa Airlines Announces Career Path Program for Pilots with United Airlines

The announcement comes as the airline is facing a backlash following a series of pet-related mishaps. The airline also was sued last summer over the death of a giant rabbit on a flight from London t...

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Thousands of Kidde smoke alarms recalled

Thousands of Kidde smoke alarms recalled

Officials say a yellow cap left on during the manufacturing process may cover up one of the product's two smoke sensors, and that hampers its ability to detect smoke. They should contact Kidde to re...

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The EU could make Big Tech pay tax on its turnover

The EU could make Big Tech pay tax on its turnover

The EU tax plan will target mainly United States companies with a worldwide annual turnover above $924 million, such as Facebook, Google, Twitter, Airbnb and Uber. "But under today's rules, those pr...

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Tesla shareholders approve Elon Musk's $2.6-billion performance award

Tesla shareholders approve Elon Musk's $2.6-billion performance award

The pay plan helps ensure Musk will remain at Tesla at least until 2028, but several questions loom. Tesla's general counsel, Todd Maron, indicated at the meeting that Musk's pay was strongly su...

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San Francisco's fur ban pleases animal rights groups, concerns business leaders

San Francisco's fur ban pleases animal rights groups, concerns business leaders

This means that all stores in the city will be completely fur-free by next year and includes online pruchases for delivery to San Francisco addresses. Prior to this, there were fur bans in West Hollyw...

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KB Toys plots a comeback as Toys R Us collapses

KB Toys plots a comeback as Toys R Us collapses

Invest in the consumer experience-As Greg Portell, lead partner at retail consultant A.T. Kearney said of Toys R Us , "If you're going to have that breadth of inventory, you need someone in the store...

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Crude oil higher as tensions in the Middle Ease rise

Crude oil higher as tensions in the Middle Ease rise

And much of the oil that Venezuela does manage to produce is sent on to creditors-most notably Russian Federation and China. Crude oil inventories were higher than estimates (+5.0m vs. Turning to cr...

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Brexit talks could break down over Ireland border issue, warns former diplomat

Brexit talks could break down over Ireland border issue, warns former diplomat

Britain is due to leave the 28-nation European Union in a little over a year, and how to keep open the border between EU member state Ireland and Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom,...

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Trump Bans US Citizens, Residents from Venezuela's Crypto 'Petro'

Trump Bans US Citizens, Residents from Venezuela's Crypto 'Petro'

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order banning the use of Venezuela's new crypto-currency, Petro . The move was "in light of recent actions taken by the Maduro regime to atte...

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Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) stock price target trimmed to $53;BMO Capital

Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) stock price target trimmed to $53;BMO Capital

Its last month's stock price volatility remained 13.58% which for the week approaches 7.68%. ETF Managers Group LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Oracle during the second quarter valued at appr...

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Sensex, Nifty To Open Lower On Weak Global Cues

Sensex, Nifty To Open Lower On Weak Global Cues

The broader midcap and smallcap company shares outperformed the key indices. The 30-share Sensex closed 0.76 per cent lower at 32923.18 because of selling in metal, telecom and banking stocks amid...

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Orbitz Hacked, Customers' Credit Card Information Exposed

Orbitz Hacked, Customers' Credit Card Information Exposed

The hack occurred late a year ago, but it's unclear how old the stolen payment card data may have been, considering that it was stored on an older platform. Affected individuals will receive one year ...

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Egypt Halts Operation of Uber, Careem Ride-Sharing Apps

Egypt Halts Operation of Uber, Careem Ride-Sharing Apps

The administrative court in Cairo ruled that it is illegal to use private vehicles as taxis. Since the emergence of Uber and Careem in the last few years, Egypt's regular taxi drivers have argued th...

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Princeton police surround armed man at Nassau Street restaurant

Princeton police surround armed man at Nassau Street restaurant

A man armed with a handgun reportedly entered the Panera Bread on Nassau Street across from the Ivy League university around 10:30 a.m. Employees and customers fled as police swarmed the location. On ...

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Reigning shares of the market today: The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

Reigning shares of the market today: The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

It has outperformed by 1.95% the S&P500. Westbourne Investment Advisors Inc. cut its position in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) by 23.4% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its mos...

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United Airlines says no pets in cargo as it studies animal transports

United Airlines says no pets in cargo as it studies animal transports

United's PetSafe program is an option for passengers with pets that are not eligible for travel in-cabin; animals travel in pressurized, climate-controlled compartments similar to passenger cabins. T...

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UK House Price Inflation Eases Slightly In January

UK House Price Inflation Eases Slightly In January

The rate fell from 3% to 2.7%, the lowest figure since July 2017. "A small fall in petrol prices alongside food prices rising more slowly than past year helped pull down inflation", Phil Gooding, th...

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Amazon may buy some Toys 'R' Us stores

Amazon may buy some Toys 'R' Us stores

Toys "R" Us was the last remaining speciality toy retailer in the United States and hundreds of companies relied on its big-box stores as a showcase for both innovative toys as well as classics. Accor...

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N Brown Group (BWNG) Receives GBX 252 Average Target Price from Analysts

About 2.65M shares traded. RBC Capital Markets maintained Shutterfly, Inc. 118,500 are owned by Shell Asset Management. It closed at $0.54 lastly. (NYSE:HI). The rating was maintained by Liberum Capit...

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ITV sets up working group to tackle 11.9% gender pay gap

ITV sets up working group to tackle 11.9% gender pay gap

The result is a substantial increase in the pay gap between men and women, adding pressure on law firms to follow suit and reveal the disparity in remuneration at the top. Women at the company on av...

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Can you guess the cities with the best quality of life?

Can you guess the cities with the best quality of life?

The City of Sails has kept its third placing in the Quality of Living survey by recruitment consultancy Mercer for the fifth year, having also achieved the podium position in 2012, 2015, 2016 and ...

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Global Stocks Fall as Concerns Rise Over Trade, Brexit, & Facebook

Global Stocks Fall as Concerns Rise Over Trade, Brexit, & Facebook

The Dow Jones industrial average lost 335 points, or 1.3 percent, to 24,610. CACI dropped 7.5 percent, while General Dynamics advanced 0.5 percent. Stocks fell sharply on Monday, as data privacy con...

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Gold futures settle higher on weakened United States dollar

Gold futures settle higher on weakened United States dollar

It earlier dropped to $1,307.51, its lowest since March 1. Holdings at the SPDR Gold Trust, the world's largest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, holdings rose 1.26 per cent, their best one-day rise...

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AfCFTA to boost intra-Africa trade

AfCFTA to boost intra-Africa trade

Africa's leaders are expected to gather in Rwanda Wednesday to launch what they say will be the world's largest free trade area in terms of countries. The FEC presided over by Vice-President, Yemi Osi...

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