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US Crude Prices Plummet 4% as Russia and OPEC Consider Easing Caps

US Crude Prices Plummet 4% as Russia and OPEC Consider Easing Caps

Oil prices dropped sharply on Friday after energy managers said over two dozen oil producer nations could begin to start easing limits on production that were established in 2017 to drain the glut of global crude. Alexander Novak the... 
Tiffany Sales Figures Help Stock to Surge

Tiffany Sales Figures Help Stock to Surge

It appears as if consumers from across the globe are not only spending breakfast, but lunch and even dinner, at Tiffany’s. The forecasts for profit and sales of the luxury retailers topped Wall Street forecasts while Tiffany’s... 
Sales of Sneakers on the Increase as High Heel Sales Plunge

Sales of Sneakers on the Increase as High Heel Sales Plunge

American fashion is now much more casual than just five years ago, and that includes footwear. The trend is especially apparent when it comes to sales of women’s sneakers, which have soared by over 37% across the U.S. since the start... 
Middle Class Growth in China Creates Craft Beer Surge

Middle Class Growth in China Creates Craft Beer Surge

Little General, Panda Beer, Mandarin Wheat and Flying Fist IPA are amongst the craft beer on tap being offered during a beer exhibition in Shanghai this week that has the goal of expanding the drinking palette of consumers in China... 
Top Lawyer at Novartis Leaves Over Payment to Trump Lawyer

Top Lawyer at Novartis Leaves Over Payment to Trump Lawyer

Swiss pharmaceutical behemoth Novartis announced that its top lawyer has left the company over the drug makers’ payments to Michael Cohen the personal lawyer of President Donald Trump. Group general counsel Felix Ehrat said in a... 
Data Breach Suffered by Chili’s Restaurants

Data Breach Suffered by Chili’s Restaurants

The Chili’s chain of restaurants suffered a data breach that might have exposed the information of its customer’s debit and credit cards. Brinker International, based in Dallas, Texas operates more than 1,600 Chili’s restaurants... 
Americans Taking More Vacation Time

Americans Taking More Vacation Time

As the amount of job openings approach record highs, the amount of time that Americans spend away from work is rising as well. Amongst full-time workers that are offered paid time off by employers, the amount of vacation being taken... 
Shares of Air France Plunge After Resignation of CEO

Shares of Air France Plunge After Resignation of CEO

Shares of Air France-KLM Group plummeted in Paris after CEO Jean-Marc Janaillac resigned last week which threw the biggest airline in Europe into disarray, as strikes continue and senior politicians warn that the survival of the company... 
Board at Flipkart Approves Deal of $15 Billion with Walmart

Board at Flipkart Approves Deal of $15 Billion with Walmart

The Flipkart Online Services board of directors has given its approval to a deal to sell 75% of the business to a group led by Walmart for $15 billion, said people close to the situation. This is a huge bet by the U.S. based retailer... 
XEROX CEO Steps Down as Deason and Icahn Win

XEROX CEO Steps Down as Deason and Icahn Win

The Xerox CEO is stepping down and the company’s plan of being taken over by Fujifilm is now in doubt. Late Tuesday, Xerox announced that it had come to an agreement on a deal with it activist investors Darwin Deason and Carl Icahn,... 
Outbreak of E. coli in Romaine Lettuce Worsens

Outbreak of E. coli in Romaine Lettuce Worsens

Officials from federal health agencies said on Friday that an E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce widened and 98 people had become sickened by it. Over half of those that have fallen ill needed to be hospitalized due to this... 
Delta’s Treatment of Passenger with MS Being Scrutinized

Delta’s Treatment of Passenger with MS Being Scrutinized

Delta Air Lines is in the news again and it is not good. The U.S. based airline’s treatment of a passenger in a wheelchair has come under heavy scrutiny. Maria Saliagas, the passenger, has multiple sclerosis and was flying to Amsterdam... 
Hidden Camera Found in Restroom at Starbucks

Hidden Camera Found in Restroom at Starbucks

Police have started an investigation in Atlanta after a video camera was found last week inside a Starbucks restroom in a suburb of Georgia’s capital. A customer, who is 25, reportedly located the device early last week taped under... 
Philip Morris Suffers Worst Day in Ten Years

Philip Morris Suffers Worst Day in Ten Years

Philip Morris International stick plunged by 16% in the worst day the company has experienced since spinning off in 2008 from Altria. The share price drop came after PMI posted results for its latest quarter that were mixed and said... 
Starbucks Closing All Stores in U.S. for One Afternoon

Starbucks Closing All Stores in U.S. for One Afternoon

On May 29, Starbucks will close all of its stores in the U.S. and its corporate offices to give its employees anti-racial bias training. This comes after two black men were arrested a week ago while waiting at a Philadelphia Starbucks. The... 
Pub Chain Shutters Its Accounts on Social Media

Pub Chain Shutters Its Accounts on Social Media

JD Wetherspoon, a chain of pubs, has used its Twitter account to tell its more than 44,000 followers it has quite social media. The head office of the company and its 900 pubs will not use the micro-blogging site and will close their... 
Mylan Seeking Deal to Buy Consumer Products Unit at Merck

Mylan Seeking Deal to Buy Consumer Products Unit at Merck

Generic drugs maker Mylan is holding advanced negotiations with Merck to acquire the company’s consumer healthcare unit after other bidders did not meet the price expectations of the German company said people close to the situation. The... 
FDA: Women Must be Informed of Essure Contraceptive Risks

FDA: Women Must be Informed of Essure Contraceptive Risks

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on Monday that it will restrict the sale as well as distribution of the controversial contraceptive device Essure that some advocates for patients want to be removed from the market. Just... 
U.S. Authorities Shut Down Sex Ads Site Backpage

U.S. Authorities Shut Down Sex Ads Site Backpage

Law enforcement authorities in the U.S. have seized Backpage.com the website that was a sex marketplace as part of a Federal Bureau of Investigation enforcement action, according to Friday’s posting on the landing page for the website. Political... 
China to Fight Back Against Trade Tariffs

China to Fight Back Against Trade Tariffs

On Friday, China warned that it would fight back with fresh new trade measures against the U.S., if the White House continues on its protectionism course. This announcement came hours after U.S. President Donald Trump said he could... 
TopBrokers.com Website about Best Forex companies

TopBrokers.com Website about Best Forex companies

TopBrokers.com website provides any forex trader sufficient amount of information it needs to be able to differentiate between any investor the possibility to filter all best Forex companiesand those that don’t worth their time and... 
Vacancies in Malls Reached High of Six Years

Vacancies in Malls Reached High of Six Years

Construction and leasing activity for malls during the first quarter of 2018 was extremely slow, showed a report from Reis Inc. a data company. Vacancies in regional shopping malls climbed to a high of six years during the first three... 
California Judge: Coffee Must Contain Cancer Warning Label

California Judge: Coffee Must Contain Cancer Warning Label

A judge in Los Angeles has ruled that coffee companies must have a warning label for cancer because of a chemical that is produced during the coffee’s roasting process. Elihu Berle a Superior Court Judge said on Wednesday of this... 
Walmart Takes Cosmopolitan Magazine from Checkout Lines

Walmart Takes Cosmopolitan Magazine from Checkout Lines

Cosmopolitan magazine was able to make its name by having provocative covers. Walmart has decided to no longer sell the magazine at its checkout counters. The company called the move a business decision, but at least one advocacy group... 
GM: If Union Does Not Give Concessions South Korea Unit Will File Bankruptcy

GM: If Union Does Not Give Concessions South Korea Unit Will File Bankruptcy

General Motors has said that its operations in South Korea, which are losing money, would have to file bankruptcy if the union did not agree to concessions, which includes slashing labor costs, before April 20. This has put heavy pressure... 
Personal Ads Eliminated at Craigslist Following Passage of Legislation

Personal Ads Eliminated at Craigslist Following Passage of Legislation

Craigslist, the popular online classified ads site has stopped the publishing of personal ads on its sites after the U.S. Senate passed a controversial bill involving sex trafficking that would make website operators more accountable... 
Starbucks Push for Mobile Ordering Meets with Resistance by Ritual Seekers

Starbucks Push for Mobile Ordering Meets with Resistance by Ritual Seekers

Starbucks is trying to get more people to use the company’s time-saving mobile app for ordering that allows customers to purchase drinks without needing to wait in line. Interviews held with over 25 customers of Starbucks suggest... 
Macy’s to Allow Use of Mobile App to Sidestep Sales Clerk

Macy’s to Allow Use of Mobile App to Sidestep Sales Clerk

Macy’s is going to let customers bypass sales clerks in the process of making purchases. The department store giant announced on Monday some new features that are coming to the mobile app it has including one known as Mobile Checkout,... 
Netherlands to Become Only Headquarters for Unilever

Netherlands to Become Only Headquarters for Unilever

On Thursday, Unilever announced that it was making Rotterdam, the Netherlands, its only headquarters, which deals a big blow to Britain during its withdrawal negotiations with the European Union. For close to 90 years, the consumer... 
China Merging Bank and Insurance Regulators to Battle Risk

China Merging Bank and Insurance Regulators to Battle Risk

The government of China announced its plans on Tuesday to create a new powerful regulator that will oversee the banking as well as insurance industries that have been plagued with scandal as they attempt to lower debt along with financial... 
Why is everyone saying that Bitcoin is the future

Why is everyone saying that Bitcoin is the future

Cryptocurrencies led by Bitcoin have been the topic of discussion globally for the past few months now and rightly so. This has made many financial analysts and people speculate that Bitcoin is the future of financial transactions. What... 
Bird Raises $100 Million for Its Electric Scooters

Bird Raises $100 Million for Its Electric Scooters

Bird has confirmed that Valor Ventures and Index Ventures led a new round of funding that raised $100 million for Bird, making the startup the Uber of the electric scooters world. The company has been given a $300 million valuation... 
Snap to Lay Off 100 More Employees

Snap to Lay Off 100 More Employees

According to several reports Snap will lay off approximately 100 employees from its engineering staff. This is yet another signs of the re-alignment efforts taking place as Snap looks to reinvent itself into a company that is able... 
Meal Kits Available at Walmart Stores and Online

Meal Kits Available at Walmart Stores and Online

Following the launch of grocery delivery by Amazon at Whole Foods through its Prime Now program, Walmart announced on Monday it was rolling out an option for its grocery delivery and pickup service that is meant to entice busy families:... 
Can the Risk of Investing in Projects Related to ICO, Cryptocurrencies, and Blockchain Technologies Be Reduced?

Can the Risk of Investing in Projects Related to ICO, Cryptocurrencies, and Blockchain Technologies Be Reduced?

The most painful questions of crypto investors are probably some of the following: “How not to lose money when investing in ICO and cryptocurrencies?” and “How to determine that this particular ICO is not a scam”? Training... 
L.L. Bean Increases Minimum Age for Purchasing Firearms

L.L. Bean Increases Minimum Age for Purchasing Firearms

LL Bean raised its minimum age for purchasing a firearm, and that trend has started to sweep the industry. Retailers across the country are implementing new policies related to firearm sales. This week, LL Bean said that after it had... 
Why Is It Necessary to Study Business Management?

Why Is It Necessary to Study Business Management?

While a professional online writer offers “Buy my essays!”, a young entrepreneur may start his/her own business. Although it is possible to have a profitable business without education today, the lack of knowledge can become a... 
Bill Ackman Ends Fight with Herbalife, Buys Shares of United Technologies

Bill Ackman Ends Fight with Herbalife, Buys Shares of United Technologies

William Ackman the billionaire activist investor wagered $1 billion six years ago that the stock price of Herbalife would plunge to zero after he publicly called the nutrition company nothing more than a fraud in a presentation for... 
New York Times Planning Television Program

New York Times Planning Television Program

The New York Times has podcasting perfected with “The Daily,” and now wants to break into television by having a weekly news program. The Times, according to a recent job listing, is looking to hire an executive producer for its... 
General Mills Enters Pet Food with Blue Buffalo Acquisition

General Mills Enters Pet Food with Blue Buffalo Acquisition

General Mills Inc. the maker of Cheerios cereal will acquire Blue Buffalo Pet Products for $8 million entering into the fast growing market of pet food to counter its dropping sales for processed foods. The acquisition was announced... 
Sturm Ruger: Gun Sales Plummet

Sturm Ruger: Gun Sales Plummet

On Wednesday, Sturm Ruger reported a drop in double-digits for gun sales as well as earnings for most the recent quarter and full year. Sturm Ruger is a major gun maker and said that its net sales dropped by 27% during its fourth quarter... 
Smart Money, Saving for Auto Insurance

Smart Money, Saving for Auto Insurance

Auto insurance is a legal requirement in nearly every state, but you can cover your vehicles without it costing you an arm and a leg. Smart budgeting and shopping are the keys to finding a policy that gives you the indemnity protection... 
Profit at BHP Falls Amidst Rising Prices of Commodities

Profit at BHP Falls Amidst Rising Prices of Commodities

BHP Billiton Ltd. reported a fall of 37% in its net profit for the first-half, but said its midyear dividend would be lifted by 38% following resurgent commodity prices that sharply increased company cash flow. BHP, which is the largest... 
Teen Girls Without IDs and Holding First Class Tickets Alarmed Employee

Teen Girls Without IDs and Holding First Class Tickets Alarmed Employee

An employee with American Airlines at Sacramento International Airport has likely saved a pair of teenage girls from a life of captivity. Denice Miracle a customer service agent with American Airlines felt something was not right when... 
CIA, FBI and NSA: Do Not Use Phones Made by Huawei or ZTE

CIA, FBI and NSA: Do Not Use Phones Made by Huawei or ZTE

Intelligence agencies in the U.S. issued stern warnings to U.S. citizens to not purchase smartphones that are made by Chinese phone makers ZTE or Huawei. Top CIA, FBI and NSA officials as well as those from the Defense Intelligence... 
Barnes & Noble Makes Job Cuts Following Dismal Holiday Sales

Barnes & Noble Makes Job Cuts Following Dismal Holiday Sales

Barnes & Noble will cut staff, as it lays off digital leads, lead cashiers and other workers with experience in a companywide cutting of staff The news arrived abruptly for most of the workers affected who arrived at work on Monday... 
Georgia Shootout: One Officer Killed and Two Deputies Wounded

Georgia Shootout: One Officer Killed and Two Deputies Wounded

Authorities said one police officer lost his life and two deputies survived but were seriously wounded on Friday during a shootout that killed the suspect in Locust Grove, south of Atlanta, Georgia. The shooting took place inside a... 
Dunkin’ Donuts Will End Use of Foam Cups by 2020

Dunkin’ Donuts Will End Use of Foam Cups by 2020

Earlier this week, Dunkin’ Donuts announced that it would be ending its use of foam cups by 2020. The company added that it would replace the foam cups with a new paper cup with double walls. The coffee chain, based in New England,... 
New Jersey Enacting Regulations for Net Neutrality of its Own

New Jersey Enacting Regulations for Net Neutrality of its Own

ISPs wanting to conduct business with New Jersey must promise to treat all traffic on the internet equally. New Jersey, in doing this, becomes the most recent state to enact net neutrality regulations of its own following the dismantling... 
Phishing Scam Involving Netflix Provokes Warning by Police

Phishing Scam Involving Netflix Provokes Warning by Police

A phishing scam over the past few months has been arriving in email inboxes of customer of Netflix. The scam attempts to trick people into releasing their personal data, such as credit card numbers. The fake notice in the email claims...