Village Voice ends print edition, going digital only

The Voice website, www.villagevoice.com , has twice been recognized as one of the nation's premier online venues for quality journalism and local content. Well, it's no secret that ad-supported journalism models are under stress, and the release a... More..

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U.S. stocks dip again, following back-to-back down weeks
by | Wednesday, August 23, 2017

U.S. stocks dip again, following back-to-back down weeks

Macy's Inc rose 4.60 percent, putting the stock on track for its best day in almost seven months, after announcing restructuring and job cuts. The S&P 500 is up 26.96 points, or 1.1 percent. The Canadian...More..

A Good Time to Consider Prologis, Inc. (PLD), Salesforce.com, inc. (CRM)
by | Wednesday, August 23, 2017

A Good Time to Consider Prologis, Inc. (PLD), Salesforce.com, inc. (CRM)

Shares of Salesforce.com Inc ( NYSE CRM ) opened at 91.76 on Tuesday. Among 46 analysts covering Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM ), 40 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietar...More..

China relaunches world's fastest train
by | Wednesday, August 23, 2017

China relaunches world's fastest train

China's bullet trains and railways are now a key product for Beijing to sell to other countries, especially under the "Belt and Road Initiative". Following several successful tests, the corporation will put i...More..

Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) Shares Bought by Vicus Capital
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) Shares Bought by Vicus Capital

About shares traded. Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC ) has risen 9.67% since August 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.03% the S&P500. As per Friday, January 22, the company rating was initiat...More..

Ford will create new brand to make electric cars in China
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Ford will create new brand to make electric cars in China

Ford is in talks to launch fully electric cars for China, after announcing today it had signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese vehicle firm Anhui Zotye Automobile to develop a joint venture. That's...More..

EPS for Toll Brothers Inc (TOL) Expected At $0.70
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

EPS for Toll Brothers Inc (TOL) Expected At $0.70

On average, analysts expect Toll Brothers to post $3.15 EPS for the current fiscal year and $3.49 EPS for the next fiscal year. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 403,533 shares of company stock val...More..

Tensions rise as Seoul prepares for war games
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tensions rise as Seoul prepares for war games

The United States and South Korean began long-planned joint military exercises on Monday called the Ulchi Freedom Guardian , which the allies have said were purely defensive and did not aim to increase tensi...More..

Buffett's Berkshire Spared From S&P Downgrade After Oncor Deal Collapses
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Buffett's Berkshire Spared From S&P Downgrade After Oncor Deal Collapses

Bankrupt electric utility Energy Future Holdings Corp. told a DE federal judge Monday that it was dropping its pursuit of a $9 billion merger deal with Berkshire Hathaway in favor of a $9.45 billion offer from ...More..

USA dollar edges higher ahead of Jackson Hole symposium
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

USA dollar edges higher ahead of Jackson Hole symposium

Stocks on Wall Street rallied, lifted by 1-percent gains in information technology shares .SPLRCT and materials .SPLRCM . Also, a Bloomberg report that stated Gary Cohn is emerging as the "clear front-runner"...More..

by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Hot Stock for Investors: Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE)

Teradata Corp Del now has $3.79B valuation. We saw that "0" Analysts to reveal "Sell" stock. (NYSE:PRO) has risen 150.14% since August 22, 2016 and is uptrending. Fifth Third Comml Bank invested in 0% or 5,315 ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

United Kingdom records first July surplus since 2002 thanks to bumper tax receipts

But the year as a whole looks less promising, as last year's vote to leave the European Union has pushed up inflation and related borrowing costs, and led to slower growth since the start of 2017. A finance min...More..

U.S. to Curb Issuance of Non-Immigrant Visas in Russian Federation
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

U.S. to Curb Issuance of Non-Immigrant Visas in Russian Federation

Russians outside the U.S. Embassy in Moscow voiced frustration Monday with the ban, citing the effect on travelers to the U.S. for tourism, business and education. Washington's decision is likely to further...More..

A positive start while investors set to focus on the Euro
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

A positive start while investors set to focus on the Euro

World stocks struggled at a 5-1/2-week low on Monday, though metals dazzled with zinc at its highest in a decade, copper hitting a almost three-year high and iron ore's gains in the last three sessions stretchi...More..

Trump's pro-business agenda at risk after corporate America abandons president
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Trump's pro-business agenda at risk after corporate America abandons president

All three major indices slipped after the news, but still remained in the green. The American Manufacturing Council and Strategic and Policy Forum, both disbanded Wednesday, were each heavily promoted during th...More..

Oil prices rebound ahead of United States supply data
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Oil prices rebound ahead of United States supply data

Oil prices settled sharply higher on Friday, jumping about 3% in a surprise rally after reports surfaced that a unit at Exxon (NYSE:XOM) Mobil's Baytown, Texas refinery shut down. The world remains awash with o...More..

Infosys co-founder has 'much to answer for' about CEO's exit
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Infosys co-founder has 'much to answer for' about CEO's exit

In Monday's trade on Bombay Stock Exchange, the company's shares lost 5.37% to close at Rs 873.5 per share. On BSE , 950 stocks were advancing whereas 1,431 stocks were lagging. B. Pravin Rao is expected t...More..

by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

North Korea vows "merciless retaliation" over US-South Korea military drills

Kim said North Korea would conduct the planned missile launches if the "Yankees persist in their extremely unsafe reckless actions on the Korean Peninsula and its vicinity" and that the U.S. China, North Korea'...More..

Los Angeles Times fires top editor and management team
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Los Angeles Times fires top editor and management team

Jim Kirk , 52, a veteran Chicago news executive, who was publisher and editor of the Chicago Sun-Times until last week, was named interim editor of the storied newspaper. "The Los Angeles Times is a beaco...More..

Prince Frederik denied entry to Brisbane bar
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Prince Frederik denied entry to Brisbane bar

Queensland's liquor licensing laws have created a "nightmare" for the owners of a Brisbane bar after bouncers were forced to initially turn away the future king of Denmark, Crown Prince Frederik , because he d...More..

How Analysts Feel About Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE:BOH)?
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

How Analysts Feel About Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE:BOH)?

Polk James C sold $1.99M worth of stock. Bank of America Corporation ( BAC ) shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 0.8 percent, while the Return on Equity (ROE) value is 7.4 percent and Return on Investme...More..

Ford Launches Scrappage Scheme For Pre-2010 Cars
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Ford Launches Scrappage Scheme For Pre-2010 Cars

Following the announcement of a number of new taxes and penalties for diesel drivers, sales data has revealed that used diesel auto values have fallen below used petrol vehicle values for the first time. Accord...More..

How to make a pinhole viewer for eclipse 2017
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

How to make a pinhole viewer for eclipse 2017

According to NASA , you will need an empty cereal box , scissors, a piece of white paper, tape, tinfoil and a small nail or something sharp that you can use to make a small hole. "To make your projection a b...More..

UBS Downgrades Rating On Foot Locker, Inc. (FL) To
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

UBS Downgrades Rating On Foot Locker, Inc. (FL) To "Neutral"

Finally, Wedbush reiterated an "outperform" rating and issued a $83.00 price objective on shares of Foot Locker in a report on Wednesday, May 17th. Excluding the effects from this charge, the company's earn...More..

Herbalife Held Talks to Go Private
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Herbalife Held Talks to Go Private

Shares of Herbalife LTD . (NYSE:HLF) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of "Buy" from the eight analysts that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF...More..

BHP bows to activists with new plans to exit shale, delay potash
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

BHP bows to activists with new plans to exit shale, delay potash

BHP's full year results, released on Tuesday morning, show an underlying profit of $US6.7 billion. As part of ongoing review of portfolio, the Board and management have determined that Onshore US assets are n...More..

China Unicom Shanghai unit says to raise $11.7 bln
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

China Unicom Shanghai unit says to raise $11.7 bln

The company has a market capitalization of $36.38 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 151.90 and a beta of 0.74. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 80,158 shares of the Wireless communications provider's stock val...More..

by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) Stock Traded -8.1% Below Its 50 Day Average

With 826,400 avg volume, 6 days are for Caseys General Stores Incorporated (NASDAQ:CASY)'s short sellers to cover CASY's short positions. In related news, insider Barry M. JD Sports Fashion Plc is a multichan...More..

Boards consider cyber a 'top risk', but 70 per cent lack training
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Boards consider cyber a 'top risk', but 70 per cent lack training

It further found that 54% of company boards said computer hacking was one of the main threats to their business. "It's positive that cyber security is now front of mind for boards and business leaders, but co...More..

Walmart Is Using Uber Drivers to Deliver Food and Attack Amazon
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Walmart Is Using Uber Drivers to Deliver Food and Attack Amazon

Walmart operates its own grocery delivery system in San Jose, California, and Denver. The retail giant now has 22 stores that offer delivery across Tampa, Orlando, Dallas and Phoenix. If shareholders pass it,...More..

The solar eclipse could cost American businesses almost $700 million
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

The solar eclipse could cost American businesses almost $700 million

With the solar eclipse occurring in the middle of the workday, employers may face issues with productivity as the once-in-a-lifetime event occurs outside, right above workers' heads. "Employers could offer lunc...More..

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume

It has outperformed by 2.91% the S&P500. The return on assets (ROA) (aka return on total assets, return on average assets), is one of the most widely used profitability ratios because it is related to both pr...More..

Hyundai will release a vehicle with low or zero emissions
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Hyundai will release a vehicle with low or zero emissions

The brand added the new model will "spearhead" its plans to develop low-emission vehicles in line with its and sister company Kia's plans to introduce 31 eco-friendly models to the global market by 2020, with H...More..

Putin appoints Anatoly Antonov new ambassador to US
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Putin appoints Anatoly Antonov new ambassador to US

Relations between Moscow and Washington have fallen to a post-Cold War low, driven by accusations of Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential elections. Throughout more than 30 years working in Russia'...More..

Recall Alert: Don't Use These Solar Eclipse Glasses
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Recall Alert: Don't Use These Solar Eclipse Glasses

But a further investigation has led the Grants Pass-based company to question this certification. A coffee company has issued a recall notice of all of its eclipse glasses . The organization has a list it ...More..