Economy

January retail sales slump confirms 'slowdown' trend

January retail sales slump confirms 'slowdown' trend

Official data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed a meagre 0.1% month-on-month rise in sales volumes. Eager people on get-fit regimes as the New Year kicked off helped the figures, ...

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Shelton Capital Management Sells 977 Shares of Kraft Heinz Co (KHC)

Shelton Capital Management Sells 977 Shares of Kraft Heinz Co (KHC)

Shares of The Kraft Heinz Company ( NASDAQ KHC ) opened at 77.30 on Friday. They set a "buy" rating and a $95.00 price objective on the stock. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating...

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Dog Food Brands Recalled Over Concerns About Euthanasia Drug

Dog Food Brands Recalled Over Concerns About Euthanasia Drug

The J.M. Smucker Company has reportedly issued a voluntary withdrawal of dozens of their dog foods after a Washington D.C. news station found that an alarming amount of their products contained a dr...

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US SEC rejects Chinese-linked takeover of Chicago Stock Exchange

US SEC rejects Chinese-linked takeover of Chicago Stock Exchange

The move by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) brings the curtain down on a two-year battle for approval of the sale and points to the more hostile environment faced by Chinese buyers unde...

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Brawl on cruise ship: Watch passengers let fists fly

Brawl on cruise ship: Watch passengers let fists fly

Carnival Cruise Line says they were forced to call police to "remove a family group of passengers". Scared passengers said people were bleeding and traumatised after the violent outburst on the Carn...

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TfL publishes new private hire and ride-sharing services policy for London

TfL publishes new private hire and ride-sharing services policy for London

Uber had previously relied on passengers to make complaints, but now will actively pass on rider tip offs about serious incidents during trips. Uber has had its licence withdrawn in London over safe...

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Commerce Dept. Recommends Steep Curbs on Imported Steel

Commerce Dept. Recommends Steep Curbs on Imported Steel

That latter list includes Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Egypt, India, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Russia, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey and Vietnam. The Commerce Department on Friday recommended impo...

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Visa and Coinbase Feud Over 'Erroneous' Crypto Credit Charges

Visa and Coinbase Feud Over 'Erroneous' Crypto Credit Charges

It's never fun to be charged more than you should have been, especially when it overdraws your bank account or maxes out your credit card . Changes to the merchant category codes for cryptocurrenc...

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Ownership levels among young adults has 'collapsed' over past 20 years

Ownership levels among young adults has 'collapsed' over past 20 years

As a outcome those born in the late 1980s are much less likely to be homeowners in their late 20s than their immediate predecessors. In 1995/1996 some 65% of 25 to 34 year olds with incomes in the m...

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Germans take home surprise gold medal in Olympic pairs after stunning display

Germans take home surprise gold medal in Olympic pairs after stunning display

North Korean cheerleaders who wore red and white tracksuits and waved North Korean flags cheered them on through their scintillating display. Their scores were the highest ever recorded for the pair...

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Mondelez International (MDLZ) Receives "Hold" Rating from Susquehanna Bancshares

HSY has a net profit margin of 9.00% and is more profitable than the average company in the Confectioners industry. Mike Masters increased its stake in Bank Amer Corp (Call) (BAC) by 41.6% based on ...

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How Many Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR)'s Analysts Are Bearish?

The institutional investor held 22,286 shares of the radio and television broadcasting and communications equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.16 million, down from 37,925 at the end o...

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Coca-Cola European Partners plc (CCE)- Stocks Skyrockets on Performance Assessment

Coca-Cola European Partners plc (CCE)- Stocks Skyrockets on Performance Assessment

Chicago-based equity research firm Zacks Investment Research has assigned this stock ABR (Average Brokerage Recommendation) of 2.33, suggesting the market has given up on the stock. Wallace Mngmt accu...

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London City Airport reopens as WWII bomb removed from Thames

London City Airport reopens as WWII bomb removed from Thames

The council says it is likely that all residents in the exclusion zone will need to be evacuated before the removal work starts. "It will be taken to Shoeburyness in an eight or nine hour transit an...

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Guy Calls Police After Gas Pedal Gets Stuck Going 100 miles per hour

Guy Calls Police After Gas Pedal Gets Stuck Going 100 miles per hour

The dispatchers calmly continued to give Cooper instructions to try and stop the SUV, none of which were successful. "I need traffic assistance", he said. Dash camera captured a Fellsmere police offic...

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Unilever's warning to tech giants: Drain the swamp or lose advertising

Unilever's warning to tech giants: Drain the swamp or lose advertising

Google and Facebook , the two Web companies that dominate online advertising, have come under heightened pressure from lawmakers, academics and industry critics to invest more heavily in filtering...

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Scottish Widows terminates Aberdeen partnership due to Standard Life merger

Scottish Widows terminates Aberdeen partnership due to Standard Life merger

Aberdeen recently completed a merger with Standard Life , and Scottish Widows said "no agreement has been reached" which addressed the competition issue. "Therefore, we will begin an in-depth assessm...

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Airbus Takes 1.3 Billion Euros Charge On A400M Military Plane

Airbus Takes 1.3 Billion Euros Charge On A400M Military Plane

Analysts had predicted a profit of 3.99 billion euros ($4.98 billion), the average of 13 estimates. If Aircraft meets its target it would see its profits raise by around 20% this year. The A400M ch...

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Coincheck faces heat from regulators and traders

Coincheck faces heat from regulators and traders

A group of cryptocurrency traders will file a lawsuit against Coincheck on Thursday after the Japanese exchange froze their assets following last month's huge heist, Reuters reported. A year ago i...

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Kieran Gilbert: Barnaby Joyce not going anywhere yet

Kieran Gilbert: Barnaby Joyce not going anywhere yet

Former Nationals leader Warren Truss said the situation needed to be resolved quickly. Mr Joyce on Tuesday told a meeting of coalition MPs he was determined to get through this "time of trial". "I...

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Commonwealth to meet in secret to discuss Queen Elizabeth's successor

Commonwealth to meet in secret to discuss Queen Elizabeth's successor

However Commonwealth sources told Sputnik that the succession would not be on the agenda of the meeting and that such a matter would fall outside of the group's remit. The Queen has been working t...

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Drake surprises hotel maid with $10000 shopping trip, massage, and dinner

Drake surprises hotel maid with $10000 shopping trip, massage, and dinner

People reports that Drake read about hotel housekeeper Odalie Paret in the Miami Herald . But a day earlier, a mysterious woman arranged for Paret - a mother-of-five from Haiti whose modest w...

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Cisco's Trifecta: $25 Billion Buyback, Beats On Earnings, Outlook

Cisco's Trifecta: $25 Billion Buyback, Beats On Earnings, Outlook

About 42.66M shares traded or 66.25% up from the average. It has underperformed by 3.50% the S&P500. (NASDAQ: CSCO ) for 30,850 shares. Shares for $2.11M were sold by CHANDLER MARK D on Monday, Septem...

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Crude prices rally following oil market correction

Crude prices rally following oil market correction

Brent crude was up 0.53 per cent at $63.05 per barrel at the time of writing, while West Texas Intermediate (WTI), the U.S. benchmark, was up 0.44 per cent at $59.45 per barrel. That's according to th...

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Multi-storey building site engulfed in flames in Sydney's Circular Quay

Multi-storey building site engulfed in flames in Sydney's Circular Quay

A sheet of scaffolding in the building caught alight and collapsed onto Pitt Street and Alfred Street near Circular Quay about 8.40am on Tuesday, a Fire and Rescue NSW spokeswoman told AAP. "We could ...

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