Stories about Markets

Nov 18 2017

Unemployment Down Slightly in ME in October

The September estimate was revised to a gain of 10,300 jobs. Unemployment in Nebraska remains well under the national unemployment rate of 4.1%. Preliminary estimates...

Nov 17 2017

Norway Considers Pulling Its $1 Trillion Wealth Fund Out of Oil Stocks

Owning close to 1.5% of global stocks, the Norwegian fund largely follows indices, but is allowed some active management of its portfolio. "However, in periods of subst...

Nov 17 2017

Thanksgiving 2017 travel to be busiest in 12 years, AAA says

AAA projects more than 1.6 million Michiganders will journey 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving holiday. Travelers will hit the roads, rails and skies this Th...

Nov 16 2017

Airbus in $40 b deal to sell 430 A320s to United States firm

Wednesday's deal will see the 430 aircraft split between the Phoenix-based equity firm's Frontier Airlines and three other ultra low-priced airlines, including Mexico's V...

Nov 15 2017

Crude oil at $60/bbl not the 'new normal' - IEA

Unless OPEC agrees to cut more production, output from non-member states will leave the market in surplus and limit the rally in oil prices, the IEA said. Indeed, the I...

Nov 12 2017

JC Penney's same-store sales come in above its estimates

Penney's loss of $128 million, or 41 cents a share, compared with a loss of $67 million or 22 cents a share a year ago. Of the analysts who provided ratings, 11 rated the...

Nov 08 2017

Koenigsegg breaks world's fastest production vehicle record with 277.9mph run

At the same time, I'm extremely jealous of the pure, unfiltered speed driver Niklas Lilja must have felt. This very same vehicle was stretched to its Earth-scorching li...

Nov 03 2017

Despite a stellar Q3, 2 forces could clip Facebook's future results

The increase in security comes after Facebook , along with other tech giants, Amazon and Twitter , testified before Congress about the Russian ads meddling with the U...

Oct 28 2017

NAACP advises black travelers not to fly American Airlines

The National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP) has issued a travel advisory warning African-American travellers to be careful when flying wit...

Oct 06 2017

Netflix is Raising Their Price Starting This Month

The company's Premium plan, which offers Ultra HD quality and allows four concurrent streams, is getting a $2 price hike to $13.99 a month. The basic package will not see...

Oct 03 2017

Henry Bolton elected the new leader of UKIP in shock result

In a recent YouTube campaign film, he complained that "we have gone down the road of mediocracy and compromise, we don't like the idea of excelling of anything because we...

Oct 02 2017

New Jersey to send 1100 to help Puerto Rico with Maria

Cruz, who has been living in a shelter after her home was destroyed in the hurricane, said municipal employees were working as hard as they could. Rosie Perez, the P...

Sep 29 2017

IN police probe possible suspect in 2 teens' killings

The killer has not been found. Jacque Kirby with The El Paso County Sheriff's Office says police in IN have requested no further information be released to the public. Al...

Sep 29 2017

Twitter explains why President Trump's North Korea tweet wasn't removed

Beijing has responded by voting in favor of increasingly harsh United Nations resolutions over North Korea's nuclear and missile development programs and announced Saturd...

Sep 27 2017

McDonnell's credit card rule would hurt borrowers

Labour said 2,757 business representing 1,800 companies were attending, more than double the number that came to the party's 2016 conference. "Proposals to nationalise ...

Sep 27 2017

NFL Ratings Down Nationally in Wake of Protests, But Up Locally

For last night's game between the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals , the Monday Night Football game received a 9.3 overnight rating for ESPN . That wasn't the c...

Sep 23 2017

2-year Treasury yield holds around highest level since 2008

They rose over 1.5 per cent as a weaker euro helped the pan-European STOXX 600 generally too. The Fed , though, has yet to achieve its other objective of stabilizing p...

Sep 19 2017

Hackers use CCleaner as malware host, affects 2.27 million users

The company said it first noticed the issue on September 12 and released safe versions of both programs within three days, but the modified version of the software had...

Sep 18 2017

Ashmore Group plc 10% Potential Upside Indicated by Macquarie

It has outperformed by 24.00% the S&P500. Among 4 analysts covering Restore PLC ( LON:RST ), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Haitong S...

Sep 16 2017

Oracle's Push Into Cloud Gathers More Momentum on Sales Growth

Among 13 analysts covering Lloyds Banking ( NYSE:LYG ), 4 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 3 Hold. Canaccord Genuity also raises its Oracle price target by $1 to $57 and m...