Finance


U.S. stocks close mixed U.S. stocks close mixed
- July 11, 2017

The S&P 500 closed 0.1% higher at 2,427.43 with technology and materials contributing to the gains. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index gained 0.64%. USA companies have begun to release second-quarter earnings, with reports due this week from big U.S. (more...)
'something has to be done' with N.Korea
- July 11, 2017

Donald Trump appeared to resume his "bromance" with Xi Jinping of China yesterday, pulling back from criticism of Beijing over trade and North Korea's nuclear weapons programme. "It's virtually a given that there would be a joint statement, in that the test was conducted at the very moment that those two leaders were meeting each other in Moscow", Russel said. (more...)
Donald Trump Jr.: Kremlin-linked woman claimed DNC dirt Donald Trump Jr.: Kremlin-linked woman claimed DNC dirt
- July 11, 2017

Lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya , whose clients reportedly include Kremlin-owned firms, told him "individuals connected to Russia " were funding Mrs Clinton's campaign. and the Russian lawyer . Meanwhile, the Senate Intelligence Committee's top Democrat Mark Warner said he "absolutely" wants to speak to Mr Trump Jr about the meeting, the revelations "move us forward" and he expects "much more to come". (more...)
Police shoot couple mid-coitus in swingers' club Police shoot couple mid-coitus in swingers' club
- July 11, 2017

The "rockers, punks and goths" themed "Saints and Sinners" ball was aimed at "broadminded adults" and tickets sold for $55 per person. The police had received reports the man, who was dressed as Batman's The Joker , was carrying a gun. (more...)
Commuters pack early NYC trains for 'Summer of Hell' Commuters pack early NYC trains for 'Summer of Hell'
- July 11, 2017

A massive two-month fix project, dubbed the " Summer of Hell ", launches today at the busiest train station in the United States, and Hudson Valley rail commuters used to regular delays and service disruptions are bracing for the worst. NYC Trains 233, 235, 239 will originate weekdays at Grand Central Terminal . ► "Kiss and ride" bus service will be available at the Seaford LIRR stop. (more...)
Exploding Airbag Kills Man Repairing 2001 Honda Accord Exploding Airbag Kills Man Repairing 2001 Honda Accord
- July 11, 2017

Unlike previous deaths and injuries linked to Takata's airbags, the Accord vehicle was not involved in an accident at the time of the incident. According to The Detroit News , a man was performing an unknown fix inside a 2001 Honda Accord past year when the airbag deployed. (more...)
George RR Martin to Develop Nnedi Okorafor's Fantasy Novel George RR Martin to Develop Nnedi Okorafor's Fantasy Novel
- July 11, 2017

Nnedi Okorafor is on board for her 2010 sci-fi novel to turn into a premium television show at the hands of executive producer and writer Martin. " Who Fears Death " is in development at HBO , which is the first step in a process that may or may not lead to an actual TV series. (more...)
BWI Airport In 'Ground Stop' Due To Incident At FAA Facility BWI Airport In 'Ground Stop' Due To Incident At FAA Facility
- July 11, 2017

Flights to and from the U.S. capital Washington were experiencing delays and diversions on Monday (July 10) evening after an air traffic control tower had to be evacuated because of fumes, the authorities said. BWI Marshall said that American Airlines would cancel any flights that "are not now airborne". "Controllers are handling a reduced number of flights safely", FAA officials said in a statement. (more...)
Anushka Sharma looks intriguing, film to release on Feb 9 next year Anushka Sharma looks intriguing, film to release on Feb 9 next year
- July 11, 2017

Parambrata Chatterjee and Anushka Sharma will be seen in the lead roles and you might be thinking that who is Parambrata Chatterjee and he is no other that the handsome hunk who worked with Vidya Balan in the movie Kahaani . Pari is Anushka's third film as producer (Clean Slate Films) after 2015's critically acclaimed NH10 and this year's Phillauri , which wasn't as successful as NH10. (more...)
Newspapers push wrong solution to online duopoly Newspapers push wrong solution to online duopoly
- July 11, 2017

Newspapers including the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and New York Times have formed an alliance and are seeking an antitrust exemption from Congress in an effort to negotiate collaboratively with Facebook and Google. The goal is to give the journalism business some leverage against all-powerful web platform owners, and to help undermine the value and spread of fake news and viral hoaxes that are now infecting Facebook's News Feed and the top results of Google's search engine. (more...)
Nevada Regulators Will Consider Emergency Pot Distribution Rules Nevada Regulators Will Consider Emergency Pot Distribution Rules
- July 11, 2017

Days after Nevada became the fifth state in the U.S.to allow recreational marijuana stores, the drug has proved so popular, the state's governor is pushing for a "statement of emergency" because dispensaries can't keep up with the demand. (more...)
Operator of Colorado golf clubs is going private in $1.1B deal Operator of Colorado golf clubs is going private in $1.1B deal
- July 11, 2017

Three Peaks Management Ltd Liability owns 194,438 shares or 0.43% of their United States portfolio. Quantitative Investment Mngmt Ltd Liability Com owns 21,500 shares or 0.03% of their U.S. will post $0.36 earnings per share for the current year. The mean EPS estimate is $0.36. Highbridge Capital Management LLC bought a new position in shares of ClubCorp Holdings during the first quarter worth about $878,000. (more...)
All Blacks avoid controversial French referee Romain Poite at Rugby Championship All Blacks avoid controversial French referee Romain Poite at Rugby Championship
- July 11, 2017

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said drawing with the Lions feels like "kissing your sister". With time nearly up on the clock and the scores locked at 15-15 in the series decider, Poite first awarded a penalty to New Zealand after Lions hooker Ken Owens caught the ball in an offside position following a kickoff. (more...)
New survey compares tipping habits of Republicans vs. Democrats New survey compares tipping habits of Republicans vs. Democrats
- July 11, 2017

PSRAI gathered their information through a nationally representative telephone survey of 1,002 adults living in the continental U.S. They conducted the survey from June 22 to June 25, 2017. The survey found that 27 percent of hotel customers always tip their housekeeper, 29 percent who visit coffee shops always tip, and 67 percent always tip their hair stylist and barber. (more...)
Chick-fil-A Is Giving Customers Free Food This Week Chick-fil-A Is Giving Customers Free Food This Week
- July 11, 2017

From opening until 7 p.m. on Tuesday, the fast food chicken chain is giving away free entrées to customers wearing anything cow-like. The catch? You need to be dressed like a cow. Chick-fil-A first introduced the Cow campaign in 1995 as a three-dimensional billboard concept depicting a black-and-white cow sitting atop the back of another cow painting the words "Eat Mor Chikin" on the billboard. (more...)
It just got easier to sue your bank and credit card company It just got easier to sue your bank and credit card company
- July 11, 2017

They are used heavily by banks. He said it raises costs for card providers and maintained "arbitration has proven to be a faster and more affordable alternative to class action litigation". Companies will be required to comply with the rule 241 days after publication in the Federal Register. "I am, of course, aware of those parties who have indicated they will seek to have the Congress nullify this new rule", Cordray said in prepared remarks. (more...)
Celebrate 7-Eleven Day with a free Slurpee Celebrate 7-Eleven Day with a free Slurpee
- July 11, 2017

This year is also a milestone for the brand, so expect some serious fanfare. The company is celebrating its 90th birthday this year. Slurpee purchases also will count toward the ongoing Buy 6-Get 7th Free 7Rewards offer, according to the retailer. (more...)
Ivanka Trump took her father's place at G20 table Ivanka Trump took her father's place at G20 table
- July 11, 2017

On Thursday, she and her husband, Jared Kushner , another Trump adviser, joined the president at a bilateral meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel , a White House official confirmed. The former first daughter was quick with a response. She took to Twitter to point out the likelihood that had her mother been elected president, she would have never considered bringing Chelsea into her administration, much less have her sit in for her at a G20 meeting. (more...)
Amazon rolls out Geek Squad-style home services Amazon rolls out Geek Squad-style home services
- July 10, 2017

Amazon already connects customers with local handymen for services such as plumbing, wall hanging, painting and other odd jobs. The new service from Amazon that likely has BBY stock falling is specifically focused on getting customers' smart homes up and running. (more...)
Delta Flight Attendant Breaks Two Bottles of Wine Over Violent Passenger's Head Delta Flight Attendant Breaks Two Bottles of Wine Over Violent Passenger's Head
- July 10, 2017

According to the FBI, Joseph Hudek IV, 23, emerged from the lavatory and "lunged toward the forward right exit door of the aircraft, grabbed the handle" and tried to pull it open. Hudek was able to push the emergency release lever on the door about halfway, and several passengers said they feared for their lives, according to the statement. (more...)