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Economic Buzz: US Existing Home Sales Fall More Than 3% In January

Compared with a year earlier, sales in January were down 4.8%, the steepest annual decline since August 2014. Existing home sales fell 3.2% to a seasonally ad...


Fiduciary Group LLC Buys 1839 Shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)

Fdx Advisors Inc, which manages about $3.11 billion and $3.64 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Select Sector Spdr Tr Sbi Int Finl (XLF) by 584,875 ...


Unemployment on the rise as wages continue to lag

British households lost spending power past year due to a jump in inflation, caused by the post-Brexit vote fall in the pound, and only weak wage growth. That w...


Jio plans Rs 10000 crore investment in Uttar Pradesh

The two-day "Uttar Pradesh Investors" Summit 2018, ' aims at showcasing business and investment potential of the state. Lauding chief minister Yogi Adityanat...


United Kingdom won't be like 'Mad Max' after Brexit, minister says

Prime Minister Theresa May came under fresh pressure from those in her Conservative Party who want a swift, clear break from the European Union, as 62 lawma...


Venezuela Launches Official Cryptocurrency to Boost Its Economy

But speculation abounds regarding both the validity of the Petro as a digital currency, and its ability to help the Venezuelan economy, and people. Russian ...


Police name PM Benjamin Netanyahu associates in Israeli corruption probe

Israeli media reports said the corruption probe, dubbed "Case 4,000" centres around alleged government benefits provided in exchange for positive media coverage...


Airline agent named Miracle credited with saving 2 teens from human trafficking

They believe the girls most certainly would have become victims. Miracle noticed the ticket from Sacramento to NY was purchased online and the credit card had...


Prime Members Now Earn 5% Cash Back at Whole Foods

Likewise, it provides an incentive to Amazon Prime members to do their grocery shopping at Whole Foods Market, since they earn 5% cashback if they use the rew...


FCC investigating Ajit Pai over relationship with Sinclair

Frank Pallone (D-N.J.), who had requested action following a series of decisions by Pai that directly benefited Sinclair Broadcast Group-the nation's largest te...


US Section 232 options justified, would not hurt downstream: Commerce

Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., warned that import restrictions could also drive up prices for US businesses that use steel and aluminum as well as for American consumer...


Salon gives readers ultimatum: Turn off ad blocker or mine cryptocurrency

If you don't want to disable your ad blocker, maybe you'll feel comfortable letting it run code from Coinhive which will gobble up your computer's resources t...


Putin, Trump discuss Israel-Palestine peace process over phone call

Russian Federation signed on to the latest rounds of United Nations Security Council sanctions against North Korea imposed previous year, including a ban on ...


Best National Pizza Day deals including free Domino's pizza and discounts

Take your pepperoni pizza up a notch with Donatos' new Spicy Pepperoni pizza. At Pizza Rock , four ovens each prepare a different type of pie based on temperat...


Smallest partner approves deal on new German government

Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) chairman Martin Schulz announced on Friday that he would not pursue ministerial post in the next German government, including...


Northeast BC unemployment rate below four per cent in January 2018

Overall, 88,000 jobs were lost in January - the steepest one-month decline in the Canadian labour market in nine years. It wasn't just Ontario that saw wage g...


Amid Volatility Surge, Credit Suisse Terminates VelocityShares ETN

One of the more popular combinations is to use the 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The S&P 500 Index . SPX slumped more than 4 percent on Monday while ...


Student forced to flush emotional support hamster down toilet

Derek Dombrowski , a spokesman with Spirit Airlines , said the company mistakenly told Aldecosea that her hamster was allowed, but denied that a representati...


Amazon Prime Offers Free Whole Foods Delivery

They cornered 18 percent of the entire grocery delivery market last month. Whole Foods is now an option in select cities. So as the "Amazonification" of Whole...


Best Buy music CD sales end tipped with July phase-out date

Target , on the other hand, says it will only sell music CDs under a consignment basis, shifting inventory risk back to the labels. But that report also found t...


Powell sworn in as Fed chief pledging to explain policy moves

The new Fed chairman, moderate Republican, believes that rules that follow monetary policy are practical in defining strategy, but y represent a very small part...


Kenyan broadcasters back on air after government block

The unprecedented act of censorship sparked a local and worldwide backlash against the government of President Uhuru Kenyatta , who won an election in October....


Amtrak train that crashed in SC made stops in Raleigh, Cary

The people who were not hurt were taken in patrol cars to a shelter, Lexington County Sheriff's spokesman Adam Myrick said . The accident occurred just out...


TERRIBLE TUESDAY: Sensex cracks 1200 points, Nifty below 10300

Here is how it all started. The BSE Sensex dipped below the 34,000-level by plunging around 1200 points in opening trade on Tuesday on heavy losses in metal, ...


3 ways Amazon's mysterious healthcare project could impact all of us

Amazon , Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase have announced a plan to establish a separate company that will focus on offering health care to their empl...


How major U.S. stock indexes fared on Friday

Even with the pullback, the major indexes are still up more than 3 per cent this year. Daimler Benz (as we reported yesterday) disappointed the market with a ...


Telugu Desam MPs to up the ante in Parliament

However, the TDP expressed "serious" displeasure over the Union Budget 2018 and one of the party MP said they will declare a "war" against the BJP. The decisi...


United States orders Wells Fargo to halt expansion over 'abuses'

Maximum employment is one of the two mandates Congress lays out for the Fed. Yellen was appointed by Barack Obama as the first woman to lead the Fed. Actually...


Dow drops more than 650 points, logs worst week in two years

The 10-year Treasury yield popped above 2.85 percent for the first time since January 2014. But they anxious investors, who are concerned that the combination o...


Notley blasts move against Park-based pipeline

Turning off the oil taps would be a last resort among a range of measures, but Kenney said he is proposing it to get people's attention. The government is set...


Google's data-friendly YouTube app expands to 130 countries

That makes YouTube TV the second largest live streaming service of local affiliates behind Hulu with Live TV which has 520. With its launch on the Roku,...


Stamford, Connecticut traders charged with 'spoofing' markets

The U.S. Department of Justice indictment includes Edward Bases, 55, of New Canaan, and John Pacilio, 53, of Fairfield, who are charged with spoofing activities...


Fujifilm gains control of Xerox to form $18B company

In a major shake-up, Fujifilm also announced it would be combining Fuji Xerox with U.S. giant Xerox, bringing both companies under its umbrella to create what i...


China Eastern, Xiamen Airlines cancel Taiwan flights amid routes row

China rebuffed Taiwan's objections in a deepening row over the opening of new flight paths in the Taiwan Strait, saying on Wednesday that the space separating...


Instagram Fitness Model Jen Selter Kicked Off American Airlines Flight

Fitness model Jen Selter and her sister were headed to NYC from Miami . Jen Selter, 24, was kicked off an American Airlines flight on Saturday. Selter sa...