Barnes & Noble sale has plot logic but no ending

Barnes & Noble sale has plot logic but no ending

In the previous year, the retailer's stock was down more than 30% and its revenue declined 6.5% to $3.9 billion. Shares of the company are trading at $7.19 barely below the 50 day moving average which is $9.69 and which is marginally lower than the 200 day moving average of $9.92. Read More

Liam Fox challenged to eat 'Chlorination Chicken' on TV

Liam Fox challenged to eat 'Chlorination Chicken' on TV

Davis said Britain took "seriously the requirement to give certainty to European citizens". Fox's comments are understood to reflect No 10's thinking on a transition period. It doesn't have to include chlorine dioxide. "If we look at goods the most important thing about is not tariffs, it is all the rules around it", the official said. Read More

Singapore's Grab raises $2.5 bil. led by SoftBank, Didi Chuxing

Singapore's Grab raises $2.5 bil. led by SoftBank, Didi Chuxing

Grab will be valued at more than US$6 billion at the close of this round, according to a source close to company. SoftBank has also invested in Grab , leading its $250 million round back in 2014 as well as its $ 750 million round in September 2016. Read More

Bank of America chooses Dublin as its European Union hub post-Brexit

Bank of America chooses Dublin as its European Union hub post-Brexit

It is the first United States bank to confirm the Irish capital as its preferred site. Earlier this week, Andrew Bailey, chief executive of City regulator the Financial Conduct Authority, said financial firms were getting near to the point where they would have to take steps to move staff and other measures to ensure they can continue to operate seamlessly once the United Kingdom leaves the EU. Read More

Lyft will finally develop its own self-driving cars

Lyft will finally develop its own self-driving cars

Early partners include Waymo , nuTonomy , Jaguar, Land Rover and General Motors. The company is promising always to use a "hybrid network " in which drivers are on hand to assist the robot vehicles - noting that this is going to remain necessary indefinitely in numerous 350 cities worldwide where Lyft operates and where detailed maps are not available. Read More

Independent Oil & Gas PLC (IOG) Rating Reiterated by FinnCap

Independent Oil & Gas PLC (IOG) Rating Reiterated by FinnCap

It has outperformed by 70.43% the S&P500. Jefferies maintained it with "Underperform" rating and GBX 656 target in Monday, July 27 report. They now have a GBX 175.00 TP on the firm. ASOS plc ( LON ASC ) traded down 0.88% during midday trading on Friday, hitting GBX 5638.00. It has underperformed by 11.87% the S&P500. Anglo American plc is a mining company. Read More

ANOTHER DEMAND: Shastri wants Tendulkar as consultant for overseas tours

ANOTHER DEMAND: Shastri wants Tendulkar as consultant for overseas tours

Although Arun, who was also the bowling coach of IPL outfit Royal Challengers Bangalore , was out of the team for the past year, he did state that he had this "odd talk" here and there with the players. "There is track record, 15 yrs he has been coaching". "Mine will be a refresh button that will be pushed and I will carry on from where I left". "I never come with any baggage". Read More

$5B in Student Loan Debt Could Be Gone Thanks to Missing Paperwork

$5B in Student Loan Debt Could Be Gone Thanks to Missing Paperwork

The National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts , which holds 800,000 private loans and is one of the country's largest owners of private student loans , is at the center of the legal dispute, the Times reported. Missing paperwork could wipe out billions... "We want no part of that". The loans are not guaranteed by the federal government, which remains the primary lender in America, and lack consumer protections like income-based repayment options. Read More

Amazon Prepared Meal Kit Service Possibly Launching Soon

Amazon Prepared Meal Kit Service Possibly Launching Soon

There are many services out there that will deliver a prepared meal kit to your place so that you just take out all of the prepared ingredients and get cooking. An Amazon spokesperson didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. Amazon already sells some meal kits by Tyson Foods (see above) and Martha Stewart. Read More

Ann Coulter Blasts Delta After Seat Mix-Up

Ann Coulter Blasts Delta After Seat Mix-Up

Instead of getting mad, think about what might be going on in that vehicle with the driver. Of course, Coulter hasn't let them get the last word. But still, air on the side of caution and show some empathy. The spokesperson said that Delta expects civility throughout the complete travel experience and will therefore refund Coulter $30 for the seat she had paid for located in the airplane's exit row. Read More

China Maintains Steady Growth In Q2

China Maintains Steady Growth In Q2

Last year, the world's second-largest economy had its slowest growth rate in nearly 30 years, at 6.7 percent. "If global demand for Chinese goods stays elevated, that will offset the curbs on growth that property and debt that the government has implemented", said Tao Wang, chief China economist at UBS. Read More

Fire ban in place across BC

Fire ban in place across BC

There are now 167 wildfires burning in British Columbia. "The Red Cross has registered approx 4,100 families to date". More than 3,100 people have been enlisted to fight the flames, including firefighters and support staff, almost 400 of whom were brought from outside B.C.to help. Read More

Bank Stocks Slump Even as Earnings Beat Estimates

Bank Stocks Slump Even as Earnings Beat Estimates

Wells Fargo & Co had a return on equity of 11.55% and a net margin of 25.22%. A 0.78% change after the initial price of $55.26, sent the closing price to $55.6. ( NYSE: WFC ) appeared to be the worst performer out of the three. Adell Harriman Carpenter accumulated 0% or 28,698 shares. Bb&T Secs Ltd Liability has invested 0.01% in Aqua America Inc (NYSE:WTR). Read More

Dow closes at record as Target's outlook lifts retail shares

Yellen will stand before the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday. Target added it expects second-quarter earnings to come in above the high end of the forecast. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday the US central bank will start reducing its massive $4.5 trillion portfolio later this year. The Nasdaq 38.03 points, or 0.61%, to 6312.47-the largest one-week point and percentage again since early December. Read More

Flood Watch for parts of West Michigan

Flood Watch for parts of West Michigan

Wednesday. The body of a 6-year-old boy was pulled from an IN creek Tuesday after storms barreling through the Midwest triggered unsafe flash flooding from Iowa to IL. Urban and poor drainage flooding could occur. The NDMA reported that flash floods killed at least one person in Zhob district of Balochistan. Damaging wind gusts, quarter-size hail, flooding rain, and even a very small tornado threat are all in play until these storms exit the area around morning rush hour time. Read More

Oil Climbs as US Stockpiles Shrink

Oil Climbs as US Stockpiles Shrink

FXTM analyst Lukman Otunuga was quoted by the news agency as saying: "While further upside could be expected in the short term amid the speculations of a cut in USA production, gains may be limited by the firm oversupply dynamics of the markets". Read More

Mithali Raj becomes highest run scorer in ODI

Mithali Raj becomes highest run scorer in ODI

Having lost the chance to hold on to the silverware in 2005, where Mithali-led India lost to Australia in the final, she doesn't want to let this opportunity go. Beth Mooney and Nicole Bolton had 44 dots in the Power Play compared to India's 47, but their confidence in keeping the scoreboard ticking set the platform for a push. Read More

Gymboree to Close Casper, Cheyenne Stores Following Bankruptcy

Gymboree to Close Casper, Cheyenne Stores Following Bankruptcy

Based in San Francisco , the company said closing sales began Tuesday in the stores. Department stores making similar significant store closing announcements include Dillard's, J.C. Analysts have expected , and insiders have hinted, that Gymboree would likely target its insane 8 and Gymboree brands as it looks to shrink its store footprint. Read More

Oil prices fall due to oversupply

Oil prices fall due to oversupply

On December 1, 2016, the Ministry of Petroleum Resources announced the decision of the OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) after strategic negotiations to exempt Nigeria from the oil output cut agreement. However, the Oil Minister of Nigeria , Ibe Kachikwu, expressed unavailability to attend the meeting due to another commitment. Should they reach their daily output goals of 1.25 million and 1.8 million bbl, respectively, overall OPEC production by year-end may be close ... Read More

Man dies when air bag inflator ruptures amid auto fix

Man dies when air bag inflator ruptures amid auto fix

A medical examiner ruled his death accidental due to head trauma, according to a Hialeah police report. The individual, who did not own the Accord , died the next day. The inflators, which were either originally used in the vehicles or used as replacements after a crash, differ from Takata's previous recalls because they contain calcium sulfate, a chemical meant to be a drying agent. Read More