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Wal-Mart gears up to compete on Black Friday Wal-Mart gears up to compete on Black Friday
- November 11, 2017

From Electronics, Cellphons, Food, clothing, Books, Beauty, Baby Gifts & Registry, Home, Home improvements, Household essentials, Movies, Jewelry, Music, Office, Toys, Video Games, Sports and Outdoors, Pets, Patio & Garden as well as Party Occasions, Walmart has all the answers for the shoppers on Walmart's Black Friday 2017 ad. (more...)
European Commission says Irish economy to grow 4.8 pct in 2017
- November 10, 2017

Macron is now pushing through significant labor reforms in France and hopes around those reforms, combined with his repeated calls for enhanced European economic cooperation and consolidation , have helped push growth expectations for France for 2017 up to 1.6 percent from the earlier 1.4 percent. (more...)
Website offering 1.3-gallon Hidden Valley ranch dressing keg Website offering 1.3-gallon Hidden Valley ranch dressing keg
- November 09, 2017

Here's the ideal Christmas gift for the person who has everything and loves ranch dressing. "Special inside coating meets FDA specifications and keeps the ranch tasting fresh", reads the description on the website. Flavour Gallery is now accepting pre-orders for the ranch kegs , which officially go on sale December 11. It also includes a year's supply of ranch. (more...)
Netflix Email Scam Targets Millions Of Subscribers Netflix Email Scam Targets Millions Of Subscribers
- November 07, 2017

Millions of Netflix users are now being targeted by an updated version of a scam that has been doing the rounds since past year. Deadline reports 110 million Netflix users have been targeted by the phishing emails that prompt them to update account information. (more...)
Bloodhound speed record vehicle attempting first public run Bloodhound speed record vehicle attempting first public run
- October 27, 2017

The Bloodhound team are utterly convinced they will succeed, and they can not be dismissed as a bunch of deluded cranks because they are the only people to have designed, built and driven a vehicle through the sound barrier, a record which has stood for 20 years. (more...)
FinMin says, BJP will celebrate Demonetisation anniversary on Nov 8 FinMin says, BJP will celebrate Demonetisation anniversary on Nov 8
- October 27, 2017

The ruling BJP wants to celebrate the day as demonetisation was introduced to fight against corruption, black money and terror funding, which the Centre believes has succeeded in fulfilling. Well, it is not an exaggeration if one says that the ill-effects of demonetization are still lying afresh in the memories of Indian citizens. "The goal of this amendment was to curb the purchase of gold and jewellery for conversion of black money". (more...)
UK GDP comes in at 0.4% for third quarter, beating estimates UK GDP comes in at 0.4% for third quarter, beating estimates
- October 27, 2017

By March 2009, interest rates had fallen to just 0.5 per cent. The services sector grew by a more underwhelming 1.5pc on the year. Following the higher-than-anticipated results, the pound gained nearly 0.8 of a cent against the dollar to $1.32 at the time of writing, indicating that City traders are betting on a rate hike next week. (more...)
GM's earnings beat, forecast lift shares; supply glut shrinks GM's earnings beat, forecast lift shares; supply glut shrinks
- October 25, 2017

Indiana-based First In has invested 0.03% in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). Sterneck Capital Management Llc acquired 39,113 shares as General Mtrs Co (GM)'s stock declined 12.09%. Investors of record on Monday, October 23rd will be issued a $0.15 dividend. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.37%. (more...)
Israeli-Developed Breakthrough Cancer Drug Receives FDA Approval Israeli-Developed Breakthrough Cancer Drug Receives FDA Approval
- October 21, 2017

The FDA has approved a risk evaluation and mitigation strategy (REMS) for Yescarta that will inform and educate health care professionals about its associated risks. Potentially curative CAR-T therapies are poised to revolutionize blood cancer treatment, offering therapies tailored to the individual patient. Yescarta is only the second gene-altering treatment approved by the FDA and the first for treating types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, or adults suffering from large B-cell lymphoma. (more...)
Crude oil futures up Rs 31 on positive Asian cues Crude oil futures up Rs 31 on positive Asian cues
- October 19, 2017

US crude rose 0.82 percent to $51.87 per barrel and Brent was last at $57.86, up 1.21 percent on the day. "In the case of Iran , there are likely no immediate impacts on oil flows and there remains high uncertainty on potential reintroduction of United States secondary sanctions". (more...)
Ford Recalls 1.3 Million F-150s in North America Ford Recalls 1.3 Million F-150s in North America
- October 19, 2017

Reuters reported that Ford has recalled over 5 million vehicles since 2016 that had issues with door latches - and that a spokeswoman for the company said customers with affected vehicles will hear from the company next month. The F-150 is the best-selling vehicle in the United States and has been for decades. The F-Series pickups are huge profit drivers for Ford and are usually the best-selling vehicles in the U.S. (more...)
Two MPC members cautious about rate rise Two MPC members cautious about rate rise
- October 18, 2017

The important thing is to focus on actions of bank's jurisdiction, Carney said , "we can contribute to price stability and financial stability". Tenreyro, meanwhile, aired her opinion that she wasn't yet ready to vote for a rate hike. "I think it's more likely than not that I will be writing on behalf of the MPC a letter to the chancellor", Carney said. She added that a premature rate hike could prove more costly to the economy than an early rate cut. (more...)
Investor's Alert (Volume Pattern in Focus): Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) Investor's Alert (Volume Pattern in Focus): Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT)
- October 11, 2017

The company also plans to double the number of USA curbside locations for online grocery shoppers at its stores. The retailer reported $1.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.96 by $0.04. (more...)
Edward Heath 'would have been investigated' into allegations of abuse, investigation reveals Edward Heath 'would have been investigated' into allegations of abuse, investigation reveals
- October 06, 2017

Britain has been rocked in recent years by a series of revelations involving the sexual abuse of children by public figures - including United Kingdom entertainer Jimmy Savile - and allegations that the British establishment may have sought to cover up historic abuse claims involving some former senior politicians. (more...)
No known threats in Sask. after Edmonton attack No known threats in Sask. after Edmonton attack
- October 06, 2017

Although police have described the incident as a suspected terrorist act, terrorism charges have not been laid. Canada defended its immigration and refugee vetting system on Monday after a Somali immigrant, who had drawn scrutiny for his alleged extremist views, was charged with attempted murder for a weekend auto and knife attack that injured five. (more...)
Google just revealed a $49 answer to Amazon's Echo Dot
- October 05, 2017

Here's everything you need to know about the all-new Google Home Mini , including United Kingdom price, UK release date, specifications, features and design. You can also hold down on the middle of the Home Mini to trigger the voice assistant. It's a more traditional curved rectangular shape, and can be placed vertically or horizontally to help suit the layout of your room. (more...)
National Taco Day: 5 things you never knew about the beloved food National Taco Day: 5 things you never knew about the beloved food
- October 05, 2017

Del Taco: Buy one get one free taco if you join Del Taco's fan club. The Taco Bell restaurant at 5200 Coast Hwy, Pacifica, Calif.is literally on the beach. The fast food Tex-Mex restaurant has multiple deals all throughout the month of October. Having owned the trademark for " Taco Tuesday " for decades, Taco John's has developed a nationwide reputation for its outstanding tacos and is excited to invite guests in to celebrate this momentous holiday. (more...)
Former Equifax chief will face questions from US Congress over hack Former Equifax chief will face questions from US Congress over hack
- October 04, 2017

In March, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security alerted Equifax to an online gap in security but the company did nothing, said Smith . Smith said that at the time, Equifax knew only that suspicious activity had been detected, and not that personal information had been stolen from the company. (more...)
Walmart Acquires Parcel To Test Same-Day Delivery In NYC Walmart Acquires Parcel To Test Same-Day Delivery In NYC
- October 04, 2017

Faust said that NY is a top destination for Jet.com and Walmart .com, so Parcel, with its experience in the city, provides an opportunity. The announcement came just a few days after Jet.com, the online retailer Walmart bought a year ago for more than $3 billion, introduced higher-end, online groceries under a private brand that are aimed at younger urbanites. (more...)
United States manufacturing activity picks up in September - IHS Markit United States manufacturing activity picks up in September - IHS Markit
- October 03, 2017

By contrast, euro zone factories had their best month since early 2011. "The Philippines' manufacturing economy ended the third quarter on a weak note, with the PMI signalling a second consecutive month of subdued growth", the report quoted IHS Markit Principal Economist Bernard Aw as saying. (more...)

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