Sunday February 19-th, 2017

Ford buys shuttle service as part of new mobility push

Ford sees an opportunity here because rides with Chariot are cheaper than Uber or Lyft . "There's a long road ahead, but it's just another reason why hooking up with Ford Smart Mobility now make sense", said Vahabzadeh, noting that the companies...

Seagate Technology PLC (STX) Upgraded to Sell by Vetr Inc Seagate Technology PLC (STX) Upgraded to Sell by Vetr Inc

The shares were sold at an average price of $32.50, for a total value of $100,165.00. Analyst had a consensus of $0.61. Seagate and ValueAct are purchasing approximately 12.5 million shares of Seagate stock as part of a block transaction.

United States stocks tumble on interest rate worries United States stocks tumble on interest rate worries

Brainard generally has been a vocal opponent of raising rates in the current economic climate, investors speculated that she might make a different argument Monday, paving the way for a rate increase at the Fed'sSept. He also echoed concerns he previ...

Are Analysts Bullish Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) After Last Week? Are Analysts Bullish Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) After Last Week?

Other Hedge Funds, Including, Keeley Asset Management Corp sold out all of its stake in DLTR during the most recent quarter. BTIG Research started coverage on shares of Dollar Tree in a report on Wednesday, June 1st. The company had revenue of $500...

Toronto area's home sales, average prices hit record highs in August Toronto area's home sales, average prices hit record highs in August

The TREB, which represents 45,000 real estate brokers in Greater Toronto, said on Wednesday a record 9,813 sales were reported in August 2016. Dan Morrison, president of the real estate board, said on Friday that the region was seeing fewer sales of ...

Ackman feels like Mexican, buys 10 pct of Chipotle Ackman feels like Mexican, buys 10 pct of Chipotle

In a filing , Pershing Square said it believes the stock "has a strong brand, differentiated offering, enormous growth opportunity, and visionary leadership". Some things Ackman could pressure the company to work on include beefing up its expertise ...

Russia's Putin says unsure he will run for president again Russia's Putin says unsure he will run for president again

Japan says the problem of the ownership of the islets, called the Northern Territories in Japan and the Southern Kurils in Russian Federation, must be resolved before signing the treaty. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimi...

Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte is back...and with almondmilk Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte is back...and with almondmilk

If it's ordered without the coffee, it becomes a spicy hot chocolate. The Chile Mocha is made hot, but can be just as delicious ordered as a Frappaccino. Love it or hate it, the Starbucks (SBUX) Pumpkin Spice Latte (or PSL, as the kids call i...

APC: Buhari will revive economy APC: Buhari will revive economy

We will remain one because no matter where you go, the colour of your skin will be a problem for you. He said that just as the country was nearly out of its security challenges, it would surmount its current economic difficulties as well.

British Airways: Passengers Face Delays After Check-In Glitch

This latest IT problem faced by a major airline highlights the need to stay on top of digital services; in order to avoid losing revenue, and public embarrassment. Check-in has been enabled at "some airports", the carrier said on Twitter . Angry...

U.S. Service Sector Growth Slows To Six-Year Low In August U.S. Service Sector Growth Slows To Six-Year Low In August

The Institute for Supply Management said Tuesday that its services index fell to 51.4 last month from 55.5 in July. The Non-Manufacturing Business Activity Index decreased substantially to 51.8%, 7.5 percentage points lower than the July reading of...

New York to probe Mylan EpiPen contracts for schools New York to probe Mylan EpiPen contracts for schools

A two-pack of the booster needles costs more than $600, according to Mylan, which says it is working on developing a generic alternative for about half the price. Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar, whose daughter relies on EpiPen, has called on the Fe...

Apple accuses European Commission of 'political crap' over €13bn fine Apple accuses European Commission of 'political crap' over €13bn fine

It says Ireland must now recover the unpaid taxes in Ireland from Apple for the years 2003 to 2014 of up to €13 billion, plus interest. More than just lip service, Cook had plenty of nice things to say about the country and the 37-year "deep relati...

Stocks jump after Fed Chair Yellen's remarks Stocks jump after Fed Chair Yellen's remarks

Yellen has stressed repeatedly that the Fed's outlook for rates depends on the most recent economic data and not on any preset timetable. The two-day summer summit brought together prominent central bankers, finance ministers and economists from ar...

Venus Enjoys Easy Win to Reach US Open Fourth Round

Open on Saturday when she dispatched Johanna Larsson, 6-2, 6-1, in third-round play at Arthur Ashe Stadium . "It's pretty good. It's a lot of post-match stuff, stuff I'm not really excited about, but at the end of the day I think it's good for me"...

M&S confirms plans to cut 525 head office jobs M&S confirms plans to cut 525 head office jobs

Rowe, who revealed the worst first quarter clothing and homeware sales for nearly a decade in July, said the cuts were "absolutely necessary". M&S said it would engage in collective consultation with its employees about the changes via elected empl...

Truckers block French highway in migrant camp protest Truckers block French highway in migrant camp protest

The so-called "Operation Snail" is to see drivers and farmers effectively block the main roads into Calais with a convoy of slow-moving cargo trucks and tractors which were to congregate in the centre of the port city. "They are saying, "we want as...

Mild temperatures ahead for Sacramento Labor Day weekend Mild temperatures ahead for Sacramento Labor Day weekend

Most of the severe risk will stay to the south and east of the viewing area for Labor Day . TUESDAY: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Tuesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Winds SE 2...

Samsung starts U.S. recall program for Galaxy Note 7 Samsung starts U.S. recall program for Galaxy Note 7

Although only a very small portion of Galaxy Note 7 phones sold has had such a problem, he added, his company made the unprecedented decision to recall all 2.5 million products sold at home and overseas. The company sold more than 1 million smart...

Arriving in China, Obama promotes climate legacy

The Paris Agreement is the third attempt to address the issue of climate change, after the 1992 UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. Wind and solar capacity is projected to almost double from 2015 levels by 2021. O...

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