• Oil steady, tempered by caution over rising USA output
Oil steady, tempered by caution over rising USA output

Investors increasingly opted not to bet on higher oil prices, following a report from the International Energy Agency showing it expects rising U.S. shale oil and gas production to at least be among the biggest gains in the history of the industry.

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  • Missouri AG subpoenas Google in antitrust investigation
Missouri AG subpoenas Google in antitrust investigation

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley says fellow Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama should step aside if allegations that he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl decades ago are true. Hawley's investigation seeks to determine whether Google violated Missouri's antitrust laws by scraping content from competing websites, bumping...

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  • Korean warships train with three USA aircraft carriers in East Sea
Korean warships train with three USA aircraft carriers in East Sea

The South Morning China Post quoted military officials describing this as a clear warning to North Korea, which involve three US aircraft carriers. "Dead stop. The flourishing ends, and the prison state of North Korea sadly begins". It is the first such United States triple-carrier drill in the region for a decade.

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  • United States corn production up, soybean down from October
United States corn production up, soybean down from October

If that comes to fruition, that would stand as the best average yield in the state since 2010, when it was 151.0 bushels per acre. But an estimated 2.14 million acres will be run through the combines in 2017-breaking the previous record set a year ago.

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  • JC Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)
JC Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

Excluding certain items, the company lost 33 cents per share, less than 40 to 45 cents lost it had previously estimated. "You're going to see in our new holiday campaign a huge emphasis on value and price", J.C. Holding by 10.6% in the second quarter. The firm has a market cap of $860.75, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.93 and a beta of 0.53. Hold...

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  • Government's holdup of AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner worries some
Government's holdup of AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner worries some

He added that AT&T was also not willing to sell HBO or Warner Bros., which would also come along with Time Warner if the deal goes through. Gary Ginsberg has reportedly replied to Jared Kushner that Time Warner, CNN's parent company , would not be able to do that, The Wall Street Journal said, citing its sources.

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  • Breakfast at Tiffany's: NY jewellery store opens cafe
Breakfast at Tiffany's: NY jewellery store opens cafe

We imagine, however, that a trip to the Tiffany's café on Fifth Avenue, for most people, would be a once in a lifetime opportunity. On Friday, Tiffany unveiled its new Blue Box Cafe, offering, yes, coffee and croissants, as well as lunch and tea service.

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  • NASA And Uber Announce Flying Taxi Partnership
NASA And Uber Announce Flying Taxi Partnership

In its presentation, Uber showed how a 16-mile ride in an Uber vehicle from Los Angeles International Airport to the Staples Center downtown would usually take about an hour and 20 minutes. Uber envisions a fleet of electric jet-powered vehicles - part helicopter, part drone and part fixed-wing aircraft - running multiple small rotors capable of bo...

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  • Apple reportedly moved cash to island to avoid Irish taxes
Apple reportedly moved cash to island to avoid Irish taxes

If an Irish company spent $15 billion on such rights it could claim a $1 billion tax deduction annually for 15 years. With this maneuver, the group disclosed lower profits than it had in reality and paid fewer taxes. Earlier this year, the European Commission revealed its intention to issue a noncompliance action against Ireland for failure to...

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  • Broadcom offers to buy Qualcomm in $130bn deal
Broadcom offers to buy Qualcomm in $130bn deal

The offer came after Broadcom chief executive Hock Tan appeared with President Donald Trump last week and announced the company is likely to relocate its headquarters from Singapore to the US. "The combined company will be positioned to deliver more advanced semiconductor solutions for our global customers and drive enhanced stockholder value", h...

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  • Captain Kohli turns 29, celebrates birthday with teammates
Captain Kohli turns 29, celebrates birthday with teammates

India captain Virat Kohli has held batsmen responsible for Rajkot T20 match loss. Hello and welcome to our coverage of the second Twenty20 worldwide between India and New Zealand at Rajkot. So far in the tour, India have won the ODI series as well as the T20I series-opener and are in a commanding position. Sometimes you are in good form, but...

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  • Both Bush presidents worry Trump is blowing up the GOP
Both Bush presidents worry Trump is blowing up the GOP

Rather than being motivated by public service, Bush said, Trump seemed to be driven by "a certain ego". The historian told the network that when Trump claimed he was his own adviser, George W Bush had said, "Wow, this guy doesn't know what it means to be president".

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  • Thomas jobless rate jumps to 6.3% in October
Thomas jobless rate jumps to 6.3% in October

The consensus call among traders was for a 15,000-job advance, according to economists at Royal Bank of Canada. In terms of wages, federal economists say that the average hourly earnings for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls - which had risen by 12 cents in September - dropped by 1 cent to $26.53.

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  • Canada adds 35000 jobs in October, unemployment rate up 0.1 per cent
Canada adds 35000 jobs in October, unemployment rate up 0.1 per cent

That trend seemed to continue across the country, as the Canadian economy continued to churn out more jobs in October, even amid forecasts that economic growth is slowing in the second half of the year. The Bank of Canada, citing the need to remove monetary stimulus as the economy strengthened, raised interest rates in July and September and said i...

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  • On Not Being Scared of a Halloween Attack
On Not Being Scared of a Halloween Attack

President Trump called for stepping up his extreme vetting program after the attack Tuesday. Sand trucks will be rolled out along the route before the 7 p.m. Several cyclists are among the eight dead. "It will be an extraordinary event, as it always is", Mayor Bill de Blasio told a news conference. He urged New Yorkers to be more vigilant and sai...

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  • Pair busted having sex in plane seats
Pair busted having sex in plane seats

During the flight, the woman allegedly performed oral sex on the man and nearby passengers complained, the report said. The 48-year-old Miami-bound woman and the 28-year-old Nashville-bound man then got friendlier than expected. Another said: "There are children". "The act within itself is very inappropriate in a public space", a passenger on t...

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  • IS bomber kills five outside embassies in Kabul
IS bomber kills five outside embassies in Kabul

Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said no Indian national was injured in Kabul suicide attack in Afghanistan . A police spokesman said the attacker may have been as young as 12. Those injured were taken away by ambulances to the nearest hospitals, according to the witnesses. Over the weekend Taliban insurgents, some weari...

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  • First federal charges filed in Russian Federation investigation
First federal charges filed in Russian Federation investigation

On Friday, top lawyers who are helping to lead the Mueller probe, including veteran prosecutor Andrew Weissmann, were seen entering the court room at the DC federal court where the grand jury meets to hear testimony in the Russian Federation investigation .

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  • Brent crude premium to WTI lures record USA flows
Brent crude premium to WTI lures record USA flows

Markets have been supported by comments from Saudi Arabia's energy minister earlier this week reiterating the kingdom's determination to end a global supply glut that has weighed on prices for more than three years. The EIA data showed gasoline and distillate inventories both fell by more than 5 million barrels, and refinery utilization rates ros...

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  • Jessica Alba Is
Jessica Alba Is "Super Stoked" About Having A Boy

In an adorable Boomerang clip, the pregnant actress was joined by her daughters, Honor , 9, and Haven , 6, for a surprise gender reveal of their newest family member. The mommy-to-be also opened up about her current pregnancy cravings, saying finds herself wanting Japanese food and candies a lot. "[I want] all the shaved ice with ice cream on t...

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  • Beware of Bad Rabbit: What we know about latest virus besieging Europe
Beware of Bad Rabbit: What we know about latest virus besieging Europe

In a blog post , the antivirus provider reported that the malware is using hacked Russian media websites to display fake Adobe Flash installers, which when clicked infect the computer visiting the hacked site. CISOs are holding their breath and hoping that the latest ransomware strain being detected in Eastern Europe and Russian Federation is...

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  • Boo! Taco Bell's scariest quesadilla yet is the Kit Kat Chocoladilla
Boo! Taco Bell's scariest quesadilla yet is the Kit Kat Chocoladilla

At this point, Taco Bell is well known for its experimental culinary concoctions. Brand Eating reports that Taco Bell began hawking the chocolate confection a year ago in several countries overseas, including the lucky UK . Taco Bell did not respond to MLive's request for information or confirmation on Tuesday. It sells for $1. Around t...

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  • Tesla reaches agreement for China factory, reports say
Tesla reaches agreement for China factory, reports say

The trends show that China may soon be Tesla's strongest market, however, especially as the Chinese government looks to clamp down on emissions regulations and improve air quality in major city centers. Tesla has opened its massive 50-stall Supercharger station that's located at the Lilac International Business Center in Shanghai , China . T...

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  • Aadhaar number linking to Bank Account mandatory, clarifies RBI
Aadhaar number linking to Bank Account mandatory, clarifies RBI

These rules have statutory force and, as such, banks have to implement them without waiting for further instructions. Despite the fact that the Supreme Court has confined the use of Aadhaar to six plans, the Central government has made it compulsory to connect Aadhar for more than 50 halfway supported plans.

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  • Could Memphis Really Land Amazon's Second Headquarters?
Could Memphis Really Land Amazon's Second Headquarters?

Ennis said the area has a lot to offer Amazon, including its infrastructure, transportation options and its proximity to Chicago. Some cities are actively trying to impress the company, which has promised to hire 50,000 full-time employees after the $5 billion HQ2 project is completed.

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  • United Kingdom retail sales sink in September, reversing August gains
United Kingdom retail sales sink in September, reversing August gains

Inflation in the United Kingdom has risen to its highest level in five years, squeezing the spending power of households but giving a boost to pensioners who will enjoy an increase in their state income. Inflation looks likely to hover at 3% or just above for the rest of 2017, he noted, with earnings growth showing little sign of picking up despit...

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  • UK Retail Sales Fell in September
UK Retail Sales Fell in September

Rachel Lund, head of retail insight and analytics at the British Retail Consortium, said: "September's sales showed little evidence of consumers seriously shifting their shopping behaviour in response to the squeeze on spending power; with sales up in volume and value terms on past year".

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  • Trump sends family $25000 after claim of broken promise
Trump sends family $25000 after claim of broken promise

Chris Baldridge said that, for him, it's less about the money and more about feeling like his country let him down after his son was killed by the Afghan soldier he was training. "We just thought he was saying something nice", she told WTVD , a local TV station, in North Carolina. Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that Kelly is frustrat...

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  • Carney signals rate rise to halt 'Brexit inflation'
Carney signals rate rise to halt 'Brexit inflation'

After gaining ground on higher inflation data earlier Tuesday, the British pound sank as the Bank of England's new deputy Governor said he wasn't part of the majority of policy makers voting for a rate hike. Inflation has actually trebled in the year from September 2016, when inflation was just 1%. The GBP/EUR exchange rate is now trending in t...

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  • Ford Recalls 1.3 Million F-150s in North America
Ford Recalls 1.3 Million F-150s in North America

Affected vehicles include certain 2015-17 Ford F-150 and 2017 Ford Super Duty trucks. To prevent frozen door latches before old man winter comes around, Ford will install water shields over the latches, in addition to fixing any broken actuation cables, free of charge.

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  • Drone hits passenger plane for first time in North America
Drone hits passenger plane for first time in North America

Mr Garneau estimated that, at the time of impact, the drone in this case was flying at a height of about 450 metres or 1,500 feet. According to reports, that incident occurred on 21 September when an army Sikorsky UH-60 helicopter collided with a drone over Staten Island in New York City, according to reports.

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  • KRACK Attacks Defeat Wi-Fi Security on Most Devices
KRACK Attacks Defeat Wi-Fi Security on Most Devices

After all , if you're sharing a public Wi-Fi network with tens or hundreds of other strangers, you're likely more vulnerable than you are in the privacy of your home. Attackers can use the exploit to run malicious code on the devices and for data theft when they're within range. "The best part is, it takes seconds to switch on this tiny piece of s...

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  • Colin Kaepernick, LeBron James Praise Eminem For Anti-Trump Rap
Colin Kaepernick, LeBron James Praise Eminem For Anti-Trump Rap

This isn't the first time Eminem has lashed out at the Donald. Eminem references the president's propensity for using Twitter - something the commander in chief will likely use to attack the rapper before long. Even at a mock event, it's incredible how Trump found a way to say his own name more than anybody else's. He says "instead of talki...

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  • Don't Slam the Door: Samsung Stable Despite CEO Departure
Don't Slam the Door: Samsung Stable Despite CEO Departure

His decision to resign comes at a time when the company tries to clean up its reputation amidst bribery case. Kwon has been working as de facto head of the company following the imprisonment of the Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong. Kwon also shared his sense of pride and honor with his employees, thanking them for their dedication and commitment to S...

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  • Coffee shop launches buffalo-sauce lattes
Coffee shop launches buffalo-sauce lattes

But now, Tim Horton's is taking wings where they've never been: coffee. According to a press release about the product, it's made from 'freshly brewed espresso, steamed milk, mocha, and bold Buffalo sauce flavor'. "Somehow-not-a-prank Buffalo Latte", tweeted Mashable . The drinks will be served at two Buffalo, New York locations from now u...

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  • Friday the 13th Special: Finnair's Flight 666 Takes Final Flight to HEL
Friday the 13th Special: Finnair's Flight 666 Takes Final Flight to HEL

Nordic airline Finnair has flown fearless passengers from Copenhagen, Denmark, to Helsinki, Finland, on Friday the 13th since 2006. Finnair said in a statement AY666 flight's number will be changed to AY954. "I'm not a superstitious man". The 75-minute flight - which landed safely, by the way - isn't going away, it's simply being assign...

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  • Ride-sharing app Ola receives $1.1 b from Tencent, SoftBank
Ride-sharing app Ola receives $1.1 b from Tencent, SoftBank

Once the second tranche is complete Ola would have raised over $2 billion. The company is in advanced talks with US -based financial investors for the second tranche, which would also include funds from existing investors, a source close to the company said, declining to be identified as the talks were not yet finalised.

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  • NVIDIA launches license plate-sized chip for self-driving cars
NVIDIA launches license plate-sized chip for self-driving cars

IBD'S TAKE: Nvidia stock is listed on IBD's SwingTrader service. In an interview with Reuters , Danny Shapiro, the automotive director at NVIDIA, said much of the focus with the first 25 customers using the Drive PX Pegasus semiconductor will be for robotaxis that don't have steering wheels or brake pedals.

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  • Perfect Grand Final farewell for Rhinos' McGuire
Perfect Grand Final farewell for Rhinos' McGuire

I got up and tried to move it around and I thought "there's a week in this to get back". Burrow, who came off the bench to set up a late try for McGuire, said: "Stevie would be my choice as the next captain because he's an absolutely fantastic player and a fantastic bloke as well".

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  • Are Analysts Bearish Dignity Plc (LON:DTY) After Last Week?
Are Analysts Bearish Dignity Plc (LON:DTY) After Last Week?

Beaufort Securities cut their target price on shares of BT Group plc from GBX 440 ($5.68) to GBX 360 ($4.65) and set a buy rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, January 25th. Lord Abbett And Comm Ltd Liability owns 104,210 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Manufacturers Life Insurance Company The holds 24,109 shares or 0% of its portf...

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