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AT&T Urged by Lawmakers to Cut Ties with China’s Huawei

AT&T Urged by Lawmakers to Cut Ties with China’s Huawei

Lawmakers in the U.S. have been urging AT&T, the second largest U.S. wireless carrier, to cut its commercial ties with Huawei Technologies the phone maker based in China and are opposed to the plans by China Mobile, a telecom operator... 
Is Bitcoin Still a Good Investment? 

Is Bitcoin Still a Good Investment? 

Bitcoin continues to reach new heights, which attracts both non-investors and investors alike. However, the majority of people buying it are doing so to gain from its growing value, rather than to take advantage of its unique attributes. However,... 
Holiday Season Retail Sales Saw Biggest Increase Since 2008

Holiday Season Retail Sales Saw Biggest Increase Since 2008

Holiday shopping season retail sales exceeded the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) expectations. Shoppers were out in droves during the holiday season, driven by the strength of the economy, strong consumer confidence, and the... 
Black Card is accusing major players of unfair practices

Black Card is accusing major players of unfair practices

A Wyoming based company is suing Visa, JPMorgan and Capital One on allegations of antitrust practices. These companies are known as the top players in both credit and debit card industries. Their products have excellent ratings both... 
Actionable Tips to Help You Make Informed Stock Investments

Actionable Tips to Help You Make Informed Stock Investments

The stock market is very competitive.  If you do not have any expertise in this market, getting started can be very challenging.  Most newbies will have a hard time determining the amount of money to invest, the common mistakes to... 
Coke Make Changes to Diet Coke by Adding Four Flavors

Coke Make Changes to Diet Coke by Adding Four Flavors

As the soft drinks industry continues receiving criticism from public health advocates, Coca-Cola announced it would launch four new flavors of its popular Diet Coke aiming directly at the Millennials. The no-calorie soft drink will... 
Amidst Restructuring and Rumors GoPro Not Searching for Buyer

Amidst Restructuring and Rumors GoPro Not Searching for Buyer

Action camera maker GoPro is ending its time in the drone market while undergoing restructuring, but it is not actively searching for a buyer. Following its announcement it would ground efforts in the drone market; a source said that... 
Wanda Considering IPO for Sports Unit and Overseas Asset Sale

Wanda Considering IPO for Sports Unit and Overseas Asset Sale

The Dalian Wanda Group, based in China, is considering a listing in Hong Kong for the sports assets it has as part of the company efforts to streamline its portfolio that may also include sales of other assets said people close to... 
LeEco Founder Ignores Return Order by China, Stays in U.S.

LeEco Founder Ignores Return Order by China, Stays in U.S.

The founder of LeEco, the tech conglomerate loaded in debt defied orders from regulators in China to return there prior to the end of 2017, claiming that he needed to remain in the U.S. as a new fundraising campaign for his electric... 
Ex-Lawyer For Martin Shkreli Convicted in Aiding Fraud

Ex-Lawyer For Martin Shkreli Convicted in Aiding Fraud

A corporate lawyer in New York who at one time advised former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli has been convicted of charges that he helped Shkreli steal millions of dollars from a drug company so he could pay investors back... 
Tough Year for Retail Coming to an End

Tough Year for Retail Coming to an End

Although the first set of sales figures for the holiday shopping season seem bright and full of cheer for retailers, 2017 has been the industry’s toughest year yet. The traditional brick and mortar retail industry enjoyed a strong... 
Shares of Apple Suppliers Fall Amidst iPhone X Weak Demand

Shares of Apple Suppliers Fall Amidst iPhone X Weak Demand

Shares for several of the Asian suppliers of Apple fell a second consecutive day Tuesday, hurt as a report from the Economic Daily in Taiwan and some industry analysts that said demand for the iPhone X could be lower than expectations... 
Alphabet Chairman Eric Schmidt Stepping Down

Alphabet Chairman Eric Schmidt Stepping Down

Alphabet Inc., the parent of Google, announced that its chairman Eric Schmidt was stepping. Schmidt, who has worked 17 years with the company, will remain as a member of the board and continue as one of the company’s technical advisers. Larry... 
Penske Media Acquires Controlling Interest in Rolling Stone Magazine

Penske Media Acquires Controlling Interest in Rolling Stone Magazine

Penske Media will buy Jann Wenner’s Rolling Stone magazine stake but Wenner is remaining on the board as the editorial director of the magazine. Penske Media is the owner of Variety, IndieWire, and Women’s Wear Daily amongst other... 
Campbell Soup Company Buying Snyder’s-Lance Snack Company

Campbell Soup Company Buying Snyder’s-Lance Snack Company

In its largest acquisition in company history, Campbell Soup Co. announced on Monday it agreed to buy snack maker Snyder’s-Lance for $4.87 billion. Brands under the Snyder’s-Lance umbrella include Cape Cod and Kettle potato chips.... 
European Union Investigating Tax Affairs of Ikea

European Union Investigating Tax Affairs of Ikea

An in-depth investigation will be opened by the European Commission into the corporate tax structure of Ikea. The Commission has said that Inter Ikea, based in the Netherlands, one of the two divisions of the Swedish giants, might... 
Ryanair Will Recognize Pilot Unions to Avoid Strike

Ryanair Will Recognize Pilot Unions to Avoid Strike

Europe’s largest budget airline Ryanair has for just the first time recognized pilot unions in Europe, reversing a policy that has been longstanding in an attempt to avert strikes the pilots had planned for Christmas. This move comes... 
General Electric Investigating Spare Plane Usage

General Electric Investigating Spare Plane Usage

General Electric is trying to determine why Jeff Immelt its former CEO was escorted across the globe in a spare jet. Recently GE conducted its own internal investigation into who gave the approval for the plane, said a person familiar... 
Investors in Sanofi Pressuring for Deals and Drug Progress

Investors in Sanofi Pressuring for Deals and Drug Progress

Sanofi still must convince markets it is able to deliver on a sustainable growth and exciting path as to battle with new difficulties in its vaccines sector and looks ready for another poor year with its diabetes sector, say investors. The... 
Green Monday is Important Holiday Season Shopping Day

Green Monday is Important Holiday Season Shopping Day

Some people call the second Monday of December Green Monday, others see it as Cyber Monday 2 or Manic Monday. Regardless of the name it is given, today December 11 is predicted to be one of the biggest shopping days online of the entire... 
Sources: Uber Paid Man to Keep Breach Secret

Sources: Uber Paid Man to Keep Breach Secret

A Florida man, who is 20, was responsible for the data breach last year at Uber Technologies and was paid by the company to destroy that data through what is known as a bug bounty program that is normally used in identifying vulnerabilities,... 
UPS: Some Deliveries Have Been Delayed

UPS: Some Deliveries Have Been Delayed

UPS is already behind schedule following the surge last week in online orders. The package delivery company announced on Tuesday that there is a small percentage of its packages that were already being delivered late by between one... 
No Deposit Casino Bonus, Working To Attract New Customers ?

No Deposit Casino Bonus, Working To Attract New Customers ?

In order to attract more players to sign up at their sites, most online casinos have no deposit casino bonuses which are not only 100% free, but fast to redeem too. Most online casinos use HD graphic images with bold animations to... 
Working to Your Full Potential – How to Make it Happen

Working to Your Full Potential – How to Make it Happen

Are you one of those people who simply makes the right motions in work, and never performs at the highest possible level? The truth is that this applies to many people. It’s easy to become complacent about your work, or treat it... 
McDonald’s Brings Dollar Menu Back, With Prices from $1 to $3

McDonald’s Brings Dollar Menu Back, With Prices from $1 to $3

As it attempts to up the value, the Dollar Menu has been brought back by McDonald’s, but will have certain options that cost more than just a buck. The burger chain giant said on Monday that it was rolling out a new lineup of foods... 
Shares of Dialog Plummet After Warning That Apple Might Make Chips

Shares of Dialog Plummet After Warning That Apple Might Make Chips

On Monday, Dialog Semiconductor announced that its biggest customer Apple might build its own chips for power-management for future iPhones instead of relying on the chipmaker, helping to send the company’s shares plummeting up to... 
What does 2018 hold for online gambling stocks?

What does 2018 hold for online gambling stocks?

In just two short decades since the first online casinos stared to appear the rise of the industry has been nothing short of meteoric. Driven by various factors such as the public’s love of novelty, increasingly relaxed gambling... 
Retail Soaring While Techs Sink

Retail Soaring While Techs Sink

Many investors are wondering what is taking place in the stock market. Tech stocks, which all year have been surging, are now tanking. At the same time, some of the biggest stocks that have taken a beating during 2017 in the market... 
China Leading Global Renewable Energy Revolution

China Leading Global Renewable Energy Revolution

A recently published International Energy Agency (IEA) report indicates that solar energy is boosting the growth in renewable energy worldwide, with China at the front of the pack as the dominant player. To be more specific, the report... 
Scotiabank Misses on Earnings Amidst Expansion in Latin America

Scotiabank Misses on Earnings Amidst Expansion in Latin America

Bank of Nova Scotia has continued its push deep into Latin America with a bid of $2.9 billion for control of a rival in Chile, looking to ignite growth as fourth quarter profit for the bank edged higher although it fell short of expectations. The... 
Adobe Says Cyber Monday Set New Record with $6.6 Billion

Adobe Says Cyber Monday Set New Record with $6.6 Billion

Adobe announced on Tuesday in its most recent report that Cyber Monday reached a new record of $6.6 billion in sales that makes it the largest online U.S. sales day in history. In comparison Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday took in... 
AstraZeneca Increases Push into China With New Joint Venture

AstraZeneca Increases Push into China With New Joint Venture

AstraZeneca the drug maker is planning to ratchet up its already significant business in China through a joint venture in new drug development with a private equity fund that is state-backed. Dizal Pharmaceutical, a standalone business,... 
Cathay Pilots Hit by Pay Squeeze Courted by Chinese Airlines

Cathay Pilots Hit by Pay Squeeze Courted by Chinese Airlines

Chinese airlines have started to circle the pilots at Cathay Pacific Airways, based in Hong Kong, offering salaries that are very high to fill the shortage they have of experienced captains in an aviation industry that is rapidly expanding. Chinese... 
Tencent Passes Facebook in Market Valuation

Tencent Passes Facebook in Market Valuation

Tencent the internet giant based in China passed Facebook in market value only one day after it became the first technology company in Asia to reach the valuation level of $500 billion. Shares of Tencent set new record highs on Tuesday... 
Walmart Keeping Pace With Amazon During Third Quarter

Walmart Keeping Pace With Amazon During Third Quarter

It is no easy chore trying to unseat e-commerce behemoth Amazon as the biggest online player. It might just be impossible to do, but Walmart it doing all it can to succeed. One Wall Street analyst said Walmart will not become Amazon,... 
Amazon Cuts Whole Foods Prices as Holidays Approach

Amazon Cuts Whole Foods Prices as Holidays Approach

This week Amazon.com announced that it would offer additional discounts and steeper cuts in prices at its Whole Foods Market for many groceries and organic foods that are popular during the holiday season. Amazon’s plan was released... 
Tencent Profit for the Third Quarter Surges

Tencent Profit for the Third Quarter Surges

Tencent Holdings Ltd. the internet giant based in China posted a jump of 69% in net profit for the quarter, easily beating Wall Street estimates, thanks to strong revenue growth from its games on smartphones and payment services. Net... 
Home Depot Comparable Sales Smash Estimates on Wall Street

Home Depot Comparable Sales Smash Estimates on Wall Street

Quarterly sales of same-stores at Home Depot crushed analyst estimates, thanks to the home improvement retailer experiencing an increase in customer transactions, and shoppers have been on average spending more in its stores. Following... 
SoftBank to Invest Billions of Dollars with Uber

SoftBank to Invest Billions of Dollars with Uber

Japanese technology giant SoftBank reached an agreement with ride-sharing startup Uber to make an investment in the billions of dollars. Uber Technologies confirmed the investment during a statement made Sunday but did not release... 
Nordstrom Returns to Profit, Sales Numbers Disappoint Investors

Nordstrom Returns to Profit, Sales Numbers Disappoint Investors

Nordstrom posted a profit for the third quarter of $114 million compared to posting a loss for the same period one year ago, but the operators of upscale department stores saw a drop in a key sales metric and cut its outlook for profit... 
AT&T and U.S. Regulators at Odds Over Deal for Time Warner

AT&T and U.S. Regulators at Odds Over Deal for Time Warner

Antitrust regulators in the U.S. and AT&T held tense discussions on Wednesday over whether the second largest wireless carrier in the U.S. would have to sell CNN a Timer Warner cable network as one of the conditions of receiving... 
Snapchat Weak Ads Sales and User Growth Prompts Redesign

Snapchat Weak Ads Sales and User Growth Prompts Redesign

One of the biggest complaints users have about video messaging app Snapchat is that it is confusing. On Tuesday, Snap, Inc. the parent company of Snapchat finally conceded that, that must change. Still reeling following the third straight... 
Uber and Rivals Join Forces to Stop Regulation in Brazil

Uber and Rivals Join Forces to Stop Regulation in Brazil

Uber Technologies has formed an alliance of unprecedented proportion in Brazil with other companies offering ride-hailing services including 99 it biggest rival in the country, in an attempt to win support of the public to block new... 
Truck Companies in U.S. Going Through Merging Trend

Truck Companies in U.S. Going Through Merging Trend

The consolidation of the trucking industry in the U.S. is increasing in speed, with large trucking companies along with private equity firms absorbing smaller firms as a regulatory mandate in the country will go into effect while drivers... 
Kraft Heinz Comes Up Short of Estimates

Kraft Heinz Comes Up Short of Estimates

Kraft Heinz Co just missed expectations on Wall Street for sales during the third quarter and warned that it would be hurt during the fourth quarter by many consumers in the U.S. working through emergency stores from hurricanes. Excluding... 
Largest Publisher of Academic Books Bows to Censors in China

Largest Publisher of Academic Books Bows to Censors in China

Another giant in the publishing world is found to be blocking access in China to academic research. Springer Nature, which says it is the biggest publisher in the world of academic books, confirmed that it restricts access to over... 
Under Armour Cuts Outlook for Full Year, Shares Plunge

Under Armour Cuts Outlook for Full Year, Shares Plunge

Under Armour posted revenue for the third quarter Tuesday that came up short of Wall Street expectations due to weaker demand across North America. The athletic apparel and footwear retailer also cut its revenue and profit outlook... 
Lennar Agrees to Acquire CalAtlantic in $9.3 Billion Deal

Lennar Agrees to Acquire CalAtlantic in $9.3 Billion Deal

Lennar Corp. the homebuilder, announced on Monday it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to buy CalAtlantic Group, at a price of $9.3 billion, which includes net debt at CalAtlantic of $3.6 billion that it will assume. Under... 
Boston Beer Betting Cans Can Boost Sales

Boston Beer Betting Cans Can Boost Sales

Boston Beer has placed a bet that cans can increase its sales with millennials. The brewery, based in New England, makes Samuel Adams lager as well as Angry Orchard hard cider, will roll out several new beers over the upcoming year,... 
Ford Easily Beats Wall Street on Earnings

Ford Easily Beats Wall Street on Earnings

Ford Motor easily beat expectations on Wall Street on Thursday driven for the most part by reductions in costs. The automaker announced it has been cutting costs across several of its departments. Costs also were comparably lower for...