Economy

What we know about slain Mobile Police officer, Justin Billa

Martin Luther King Jr. During his remarks at a news conference Wednesday, Mobile Police Chief Lawrence Battiste said he remembered Billa saying, "I got into l...


Walmart Inc. (WMT): What's the Story?

Walmart's online business has grown rapidly in the past year. It's worth pausing to at least try to comprehend the mind boggling size of Walmart - which f...


The rise in the market of cryptocurrency: Bitcoin took another turn

Bitcoin has had a rocky start to 2018, but it is showing its resilience once again by hitting the $11,000 mark. "Not sure who that big buyer was but many hav...


Japanese man wins custody of 13 kids born to Thai surrogates

A spokesman for Bangkok's Central Juvenile Court said: "For the happiness and opportunities which the 13 children will receive from their biological father, w...


More than a thousand participate in Oshkosh Polar Plunge

This year the group of Vigo County teachers and administrators raised more than 8,500 dollars this plunge. The air temperature was 30 degrees at the start of ...


Uber to Renew Push to Expand in Japan With Taxi Partnerships

Uber now provides its ride-hailing services to limousines in Tokyo but has started to form an alliance with several taxi companies including Daiichi Kouts...


PNB scam: ED raids Akshat showroom in Raipur

This statement is likely to trigger uncertainty among other banks that had provided loans on the strength of these LoUs, which are in the nature of bank guarant...


Government suspends Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi's passports

The official complaint over the $43 million fraud says the two men, along with Modi's wife and brother, worked with a pair of bank employees to get fake "le...


Markets Right Now: Stock indexes open higher on Wall Street

In turn, this may send bond yields higher, triggering a fresh wave of selling in stocks that may last long enough to be a drag on the economy, analysts said. Th...


Oil slips below $64 as USA output, higher inventories weigh

The International Energy Agency (IEA) expects the United States to overtake Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia in oil production and at the end of the year a...


FCC wants to know if changes Pai pushed aided Sinclair-Tribune merger

Pallone also said the FCC's decision to allow the TV industry to transition to a new digital standard "could provide billions of dollars in licensing fees to ...


Distrusting Chinese Woman Climbs Into An X-Ray Machine With Her Bag

According to Daily Mail , the security staff was shocked to see the silhouette of a woman as they monitored the X-ray screens. That said, what's the crazie...


CPI inflation eases to 5.07% in January'18

Paul Hollingsworth at Capital Economics said CPI inflation will gradually drift downwards over the course of 2018 as the impact of the post-referendum drop in...


US Military Strikes on Pro-Regime Fighters in Syria Kill 100

Up to 30 artillery and tank rounds came within 500 yards of an SDF headquarters. "The recent incident once again shows that the United States' illegal militar...


Freezing rain warning in effect for Waterloo Region, snow event in Cambridge

Freezing rain is expected to fall throughout Sunday before reverting to snow Sunday evening. A brief period of snow may precede the freezing rain, but any sno...


Toyota unveils new off-road trucks at the Chicago Auto Show

Regardless of which TRD Pro model you choose, all 2019 models are equipped with new Fox 2.5-inch internal bypass shocks to supplement the trucks' raised suspe...


19 killed, dozens injured in Hong Kong bus crash

Footage from the scene showed rescue workers cutting open the roof of the bus, operated by the Kowloon Motor Bus Co. The injured passenger told the paper: "It...


Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's revised $121 billion buyout offer

In the ongoing back-and-forth over Broadcom's proposed $121 billion acquisition of Qualcomm, the two sides might be about to face each other for real. NXP sha...


Rise in U.S. oil rigs push Brent oil below $62

Both contracts have fallen more than 9 percent from this year's high point in late January. Leon Cooperman , the chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors who pre...


The Coca-Cola Company (KO) Stock Recap

About 12.44 million shares traded or 5.09% up from the average. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has a beta of 0.71, compared to a beta of 1 for the market, wh...