• Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, Biomerica - AFTER HOURS
Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, Biomerica - AFTER HOURS

In the third quarter, the company's advertising business grew 23% year over year to $24.1 billion and contributed to nearly 90% of revenue . Sales in North America jumped to $US37.3 billion from $US26.4 billion (That includes all sales), while its cloud computing business, AWS saw revenue hit $US5.11 billion, up 47% on a year earlier.

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  • Texas shale challenges North Sea crude as world oil benchmark
Texas shale challenges North Sea crude as world oil benchmark

The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, decreased 0.38 percent to 89.047 at 3:00 p.m. (2000 GMT). Yesterday, Goldman Sachs, which has been bullish on oil for some time released a statement arguing that crude oil could reach more than $82 a barrel in the coming week.

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  • YouTube TV Arrives on Apple TV, Most Roku Units
YouTube TV Arrives on Apple TV, Most Roku Units

YouTube Go itself is just 9.4MB, so it won't take up too much room on your phone, and works on Android versions back to Jellybean (Android 4.1). For the uninitiated, YouTube TV is Google's streaming television service that provides you with a sort of basic cable package for $35, with limited à la carte options available on top of that.

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  • Banks charged in U.S. over market 'spoofing'
Banks charged in U.S. over market 'spoofing'

The U.S. Justice Department and the country's derivatives regulator said on Monday they had filed civil and criminal charges against three European banks, which paid $46.6 million to settle the cases, and eight individuals for alleged manipulation in U.S.

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  • Harley-Davidson will close KC plant by summer of 2019
Harley-Davidson will close KC plant by summer of 2019

Its not a happy morning at the Harley-Davidson plant in Kansas City. HOG's profit will be $80.12M for 28.72 P/E if the $0.48 EPS becomes a reality. Likewise, the upbeat performance for the last quarter was 13.30% and for the full year it was -6.43%.

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  • Some in GOP heed call to return Wynn money, post-allegations
Some in GOP heed call to return Wynn money, post-allegations

The organization, Thompson said, can not return $2.5 million in previous contributions from Wynn Resorts , donated over the last 18 years. WASHINGTON ― Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer says the Republican National Committee should return donations from casino mogul Steve Wynn .

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  • Releasing the Memo Would Be 'Extraordinarily Reckless'
Releasing the Memo Would Be 'Extraordinarily Reckless'

The Department of Justice is seeking to block Congressional leaders from publicly releasing a bombshell memo outlining widespread FISA abuse at the DOJ; telling the House Intelligence Committee it would be " extraordinarily reckless " to publish the documents.

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  • Boeing suffers blow as trade court blocks 300% tariff against Bombardier
Boeing suffers blow as trade court blocks 300% tariff against Bombardier

The C Series is a world beating aircraft made by world class workers. Bombardier says it will now move to finalize its partnership with Airbus SE . " Boeing's previous attempts to exclude Embraer from the ITC's analysis has resulted in a fundamentally flawed assessment of the market that we believe needs to be addressed", he wrote in an emai...

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  • Over $500 million in cryptocurrency stolen
Over $500 million in cryptocurrency stolen

A Japanese exchange has lost $530 million in cryptocurrency because of hacking, according to Japanese media reports. Describing itself as the "Leading Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Exchange in Asia", CoinCheck allows its users to trade in more than a dozen various virtual currencies , including NEM .

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  • Falcon Heavy Static Fire Test Successful, Launch
Falcon Heavy Static Fire Test Successful, Launch "In a Week or So"

The inaugural launch of the Falcon Heavy is a demo mission without a paying customer, with photos released by SpaceX showing a Tesla Roadster being encapsulated in the rocket's payload fairing to substantiate Elon Musk's statement the rocket would carry his vehicle beyond Mars.

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  • Woman falls overboard from Carnival Triumph during five-day cruise
Woman falls overboard from Carnival Triumph during five-day cruise

A search effort has been launched for the overboard passenger and the Carnival Care team is supporting family and friends during this very hard time. Two women have fallen from different Carnival Cruise ships since Friday, the company said.

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  • Morgan Stanley shares up on Q4 beat
Morgan Stanley shares up on Q4 beat

Morgan Stanley said at the end of October that it was leaving an industry agreement known as the protocol for broker recruiting, making it more hard for advisers to leave the firm with their clients because they faced the potential of a lawsuit.

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  • Amazon increases monthly Prime membership fee
Amazon increases monthly Prime membership fee

Annual Prime members won't see any hikes: Prime members will continue to pay $99 and annual Prime Student members will continue to pay $49. The service got even more attractive back in 2016 when Amazon launched monthly subscription models for Prime and Prime Video .

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  • Goods 53 Services Cheaper Due To GST Cut
Goods 53 Services Cheaper Due To GST Cut

List of goods on which GST rate recommended for reduction from 18% to 5%. The tax rate on bio-diesel has been cut down to 12 per cent from 18 per cent as well. The council has stated that the government will lose an estimated Rs 1000 crore from these changes. Collection under composite scheme only Rs 307 crore.

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  • Amazon names Philadelphia among 20 finalists for second headquarters
Amazon names Philadelphia among 20 finalists for second headquarters

Amazon expects to make a decision this year. A woman walks past the Amazon Go grocery store at the Amazon corporate headquarters on June 16, 2017 in Seattle , Washington. Amazon's announcement comes shortly after Discovery Communications said it would leave Silver Spring for NY next year, and sell a headquarters that employs 1,300 peopl...

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  • Dow rises 133 points on better-than-expected earnings
Dow rises 133 points on better-than-expected earnings

Investors kept an eye on the latest company earnings news while also monitoring developments in Washington ahead of a possible federal government shutdown this weekend. Congress needs to pass a spending bill by the end of Friday to avoid a government shutdown. European bourses opened lower, mirroring moves in Asia and Wall Street overnight, as ea...

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  • Bank of Canada raises interest rate again
Bank of Canada raises interest rate again

The central bank was widely expected to raise its rate after data in recent months showed, the and the. On the other hand, the bank predicted that Canada will see a small benefit from the recent US tax changes thanks to increased demand. Growth in advanced economies is projected to be stronger than in the Bank's October Monetary Policy Report(MPR)....

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  • Why crude oil prices are on upward swing, by U.S. energy agency
Why crude oil prices are on upward swing, by U.S. energy agency

While enjoying the extra revenues, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Russia and their allies remain wary of sending prices so high that U.S. On Tuesday, the EIA said it expected USA oil output to increase in February, with production from shale rising by 111,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 6.55 million bpd.

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  • Citi investors go through the tax looking glass
Citi investors go through the tax looking glass

The lowered corporate tax rate, which took effect at the start of the year, cuts the value of this benefit. But for Citigroup , the fourth-largest USA bank by assets, the loss is just a temporary hiccup. Revenue as a whole gained 1.4% to $17.26bn, slightly ahead of Wall Street forecasts for $17.22bn. Banks with earnings overseas have been forc...

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  • Sam's Club employees, customers shocked over sudden closing
Sam's Club employees, customers shocked over sudden closing

Walmart announced years ago that it would actively manage its store portfolio as it strives to put a dent in Amazon's dominance online. In a Tweet sent out at 2:14 p.m. Company officials say they're also accessing other potential additional investments for employees that could come after the new tax laws. The $1,000 bonus will go to employees...

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  • Airbus may end A380 output as no new orders in 2 years
Airbus may end A380 output as no new orders in 2 years

Airbus , the European aerospace group that makes the A380 superjumbo, said on Monday (Jan 15) that it would have to end production of the plane if its only major customer, Emirates , did not order more . "We are still talking to Emirates and quite honestly they are probably the only one in the marketplace who can take a minimum of six A380s a yea...

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  • GM says ready to deploy driverless auto fleet next year
GM says ready to deploy driverless auto fleet next year

Veteran automaker General Motors have asked federal transportation authorities to allow changes in existing safety regulations so they could field an autonomous version of their Chevy Bolt, now called the Cruise AV , by 2019. The vehicle anticipated to go into production is actually the fourth generation of the self-driving Bolt EV, followin...

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  • UK: Echo Arena auto park fire destroys 1400 vehicles
UK: Echo Arena auto park fire destroys 1400 vehicles

The auto park has a capacity of 1,600 cars, and 1,400 vehicles were estimated to be parked at the time of the blaze, which is believed to be accidental. He ended up helping to evacuate some of the horses to keep them safe. "It could have been so much worse". They saw midnight in the hotel bar, before travelling back to Cumbria yesterday.

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  • Prince Harry, Meghan Markle bundled up for visit to a radio station
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle bundled up for visit to a radio station

The prince noted that after the 1997 death of their mother, Princess Diana , he and Harry bonded after speaking openly to one another about their feelings . William's children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte , are expected to play a role in the wedding, as they did past year at the wedding of Kate's sister, Pippa Middleton , to financ...

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  • NYC Pension System to Divest $5 Billion from Fossil Fuels
NYC Pension System to Divest $5 Billion from Fossil Fuels

The mayor said oil companies intentionally misled the public about the links between their industry and climate change to protect their bottom lines. Climate activists trumpeted the city's efforts. Not that there is anything wrong with the notion of fairness as a goal, but as The New York Times noted in an editorial on that inaugural speech,...

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  • Luggage Piles Up at JFK Airport Following Water Leak, Weather Issues
Luggage Piles Up at JFK Airport Following Water Leak, Weather Issues

More than 230 flights were diverted since Thursday because of the storm, 124 of them global flights to JFK, according to flight-tracking site FlightAware. He said the pipe that burst was an internal fixture, but apparently had not been weather-proofed. KSL-TV reported that all flights coming into the airport were being diverted.

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  • Lalu sentenced to 3.5 years in jail in fodder scam case
Lalu sentenced to 3.5 years in jail in fodder scam case

Yadav, a vocal critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was convicted in a first fodder scam case in 2013 and sentenced to five years in jail . No one is above the law, the BJP and its ally JD (U) said today after a special CBI court sentenced Lalu Prasad to jail in a fodder scam case, while the RJD said its leader has fallen prey to a "consp...

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  • Featured Stock Overview: The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW)
Featured Stock Overview: The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW)

The stock increased 0.90% or $16.29 during the last trading session, reaching $1823.54. 1,575,996 shares of the stock traded hands. The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE: SCHW ) has risen 32.11% since January 5, 2017 and is uptrending. They expect $0.66 earnings per share, up 4.76% or $0.03 from last year's $0.63 per share. (NASDAQ:PENN). Comerica...

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  • Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. Boosts Holdings in Murphy Oil Co. (MUR)
Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. Boosts Holdings in Murphy Oil Co. (MUR)

As per Wednesday, December 20, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock decreased 1.68% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $32.23. It also reduced Ishares Inc (Call) (EZU) stake by 90,000 shares and now owns 20,000 shares. Whalerock Point Prtn Lc invested in 0.07% or 3,600 shares.

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  • We're not going to ban Donald Trump
We're not going to ban Donald Trump

In the past, after receiving many inquiries as to why no action has been taken against Trump's account, Twitter updated its policies to explain why it won't ban him. Though, they did say they are "working to make Twitter the best place to see and freely discuss everything that matters", so there's that. Whether Trump has in fact violated Tw...

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  • Powerball set to roll for $550 million
Powerball set to roll for $550 million

While the number of white balls available to be drawn decreased from 75 to 70, the number of Mega Ball numbers climbed to 25 from 15. Those are the two games with the largest payouts offered by the N.C. Follow the drawing, MLive will publish an update in the morning that includes whether or not anyone won the jackpot. It's now the fourth biggest ...

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  • Minn. AG Will Sue FCC Over Internet Neutrality Guidelines
Minn. AG Will Sue FCC Over Internet Neutrality Guidelines

In November, CTA announced Pai would join Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) acting chairwoman Maureen Ohlhausen next Tuesday for a " candid discussion " about the 2018 regulatory agenda of the agency. In December the FCC voted 3-2 to overturn the net neutrality rules, meaning ISPs will be able to block or slow down access to certain services. ...

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  • Irish manufacturing growth ends 2017 at record high
Irish manufacturing growth ends 2017 at record high

A private survey that focuses on small and medium-sized firms in showed that manufacturing activity picked up at a slower pace in November. This was consistent with the strongest improvement in the health of the sector since December 2012. "The goods-producing economy carries strong momentum into 2018, with new order growth at its highest for nearl...

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  • World oil prices on the rise
World oil prices on the rise

Oil prices dipped today but stayed close to their highest in two and a half years, as data showed strong demand for crude imports in China and on increased refining activity in the U.S. In global markets, China has issued crude oil import quotas totaling 121.32 million tons for 44 companies in its first batch of allowances for 2018.

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  • Instagram has a new feature that adds 'recommended' posts to your feed
Instagram has a new feature that adds 'recommended' posts to your feed

You will now see some Recommended For You suggested posts in your home feed, based on what the accounts you follow like. Another highlight of the post is that if you don't like this new feature, you can always choose to hide it. The photo-sharing platform has offered recommended content in the past. Much to Instagram's dismay, this change h...

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  • Apple CEO Tim Cook's total compensation package for 2017 is $102…
Apple CEO Tim Cook's total compensation package for 2017 is $102…

According to new report from Bloomberg , Cook enjoyed a 47 percent jump in compensation in 2017, pulling in $12.8 million Dollars for the year, including a $9.3 million cash bonus. The market capitalization for the iPhone maker has been hovering around $900 billion and is up almost 50 percent for the year. Apple has also hired "personal se...

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  • Uber's valuation could be significantly slashed after SoftBank deal
Uber's valuation could be significantly slashed after SoftBank deal

The deal will trigger a number of changes in the way the board oversees the company, which is dealing with federal criminal probes, a high-stakes lawsuit and an overhaul of its workplace culture. The company is also planning an initial public offering in 2019. The closing of the deal will also mark the end of the company's supervoting share structu...

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  • Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet wife, mother in Islamabad today
Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet wife, mother in Islamabad today

It claims that he was in possession of an Indian passport that identified him as Hussein Mubarak Patel. Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav, a former officer in the Indian navy, was arrested in March 2016 in the Pakistan province of Baluchistan, where there has been a long-running conflict between national security forces and militant separatists.

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  • After-Christmas sales- shoppers filling the stores, looking for bargains
After-Christmas sales- shoppers filling the stores, looking for bargains

The day after Christmas is typically busy with shoppers taking advantage of store discounts. She "hates shopping", she said, so instead of navigating the stores before the holidays, she bought gift cards for her kids that they can use this week to shop the sales for things they need, like a new suit for her son's internship.

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  • White Christmas assured; Arctic cold to follow
White Christmas assured; Arctic cold to follow

Many locations will continue to see snow flurries for the next few hours. A winter weather advisory is in effect for northern New Jersey, Rockland, Westchester, Orange and Putnam counties until 1 p.m. Wednesday. Bookmaker Coral saw an increase in customers betting on a white Christmas, Aberdeen had the shortest odds at 2-1 for snowfall, while...

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