Sears, Kmart Are Latest Retailers Reportedly to Drop Trump Merchandise

Sears, Kmart Are Latest Retailers Reportedly to Drop Trump Merchandise

As of Friday, a search for Trump Home items on both retailers' websites yielded no results, except items sold by third-party sellers, the report issued on Saturday said. Yet another retailer has dropped Trump-branded merchandise. Donald Trump and his children hosted an official ribbon cutting ceremony and press conference to celebrate the grand opening of his new hotel. Read More

WV schools recognized for high school graduation rates

WV schools recognized for high school graduation rates

In 2016, 60.9 percent of students graduated on time. "While the upward trend in New York State's graduation rates continues, there is still much work to do", state Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia said in a statement. In New York City, 69.4 percent graduated last June, up from 67.2 percent in 2015. Two lept 10 percentage points in a single year. Meanwhile, 4 percent of white students dropped out. Read More

Oil industry can't stand another price collapse - Venezuela

Oil industry can't stand another price collapse - Venezuela

In January, most producers adhered more or less to their respective targets, with the Saudis cutting output by 520,000 b/d, some 34,000 b/d more than what they committed. The oil price drop since mid-June 2014 was the result of oil oversupply even during passive demands, particularly from Europe and China, wherein Saudi Arabia led OPEC changed its oil policy to grab greater market share. Read More

Nokia to acquire Comptel for €347m

Nokia to acquire Comptel for €347m

Comptel, which like Nokia is based in Finland, offers solutions including catalogue-driven fulfilment and digital service lifecycle management, complex event processing, as well as applications for customer engagement and service monetisation. Read More

Boeing Wins $13.8 Billion Singapore Order For 777-9s, 787-10s

The company said it has options to buy six additional B777-9s and six more B787-10s from the USA aircraft manufacturer. "Today's major order for widebody aircraft enables us to continue operating a modern and fuel-efficient fleet , providing the SIA Group with additional expansion opportunities to ensure that we retain our industry-leading position", said SIA chief executive Goh Choon Phong. Read More

Truck and SUV demand push General Motors to record earnings in 2016

Truck and SUV demand push General Motors to record earnings in 2016

Strong retail demand for full-size trucks and SUVs in the United States and growth in China are among factors pushing General Motors' earnings in 2016 to a record $12.5 billion, the company said this morning. The stock has a 1-year performance up 33.06% and a negative weekly performance at -1.84%. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.44 on a per share basis this quarter. Read More

Planned Parenthood backers expected at commission meeting

Planned Parenthood backers expected at commission meeting

They are a necessity and backbone for girls, for women, for men and for our families - 2.5 million patients a year come to Planned Parenthood for care regardless of their zip code, income, sexual orientation, race, religion, gender or country of origin. Read More

Fox boosts profits by 27 percent in second quarter

The company reported $0.53 earnings per share ( EPS ) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.49 by $0.04. The company's latest earnings amounted to 91 cents per share. (NASDAQ: FOXA ) last session's volume of 13.58 million shares was lower than its average volume of 9.35 million shares. Year-to-date, FOXA had gained 10.77% prior to today's report, versus a 2.42% rise in the benchmark S&P 500 index during the same period. Read More

Palestinian factions condemn Israeli intensive airstrikes on Gaza

Palestinian factions condemn Israeli intensive airstrikes on Gaza

When those attacks occur, Hamas usually orders its fighters to vacate potential targets for Israeli retaliation. Missiles and rockets are occasionally fired at Israel but are often attributed to other Islamist groups inside impoverished Gaza. Read More

France's Macron attacks Le Pen as frontrunners campaign in Lyon

In 144 " commitments ", Le Pen proposes leaving the euro zone, taxes on the job contracts of foreigners, lowering the retirement age and increasing several welfare benefits while lowering payroll tax for small firms and income tax. Le Pen also dismissed criticism that the anti-immigrant parties gaining popularity in Europe and the world are racist. "We do not want to live under the rule or threat of Islamic fundamentalism", she said . Read More

Another Retailer, Neiman Marcus, Dumps Ivanka Trump Brand Amid Boycott

But Nordstrom says its decision has nothing to do with politics. Other companies targeted for carrying the Ivanka Trump brand include Amazon, Macy's and LL Bean. The story U.S. retailer Nordstrom winds down Ivanka Trump brand partnership first appeared on The Sydney Morning Herald . They canceled the shoe order, kept the apparel order and moved the apparel from online into stores. Read More

Mistry moves NCLAT against Tata Group's meeting

Though on Friday Mistry's counsel had also sought transfer of their cases to another bench of the NCLT, the appellate tribunal declined it, saying, "If we pass such order, it would affect the integrity of the judges". When the case came up for hearing, senior counsel C Aryama Sundaram, who is representing the ousted chairman's investment firms, argued that they first wanted to stop the EGM and, only later, can they argue the main petition where the Mistrys are claiming oppression of rights as ... Read More

Lockheed Martin Set to Receive $8.5 Bln Order for 90 Stealth Fighters

Lockheed Martin Set to Receive $8.5 Bln Order for 90 Stealth Fighters

That includes 55 jets for the USA armed services and 35 jets for worldwide partners and foreign military sales customers, Lockheed said. The short takeoff and vertical landing B model used by the Marines and the United Kingdom will run $122.8 million per unit. Read More

Canadian chain Hudson Bay in talks to acquire Macy's

Canadian chain Hudson Bay in talks to acquire Macy's

Any takeover would be complicated as Macy's has about $7.5 billion in debt, according to the Journal . Hudson's Bay is quite a bit smaller than Macy's on some key measures. One unnamed insider claims that the company would rather sell itself than let Starboard have its way. Since Smith's July 2015 purchase, shares of Macy's have cratered by almost 60%. Read More

Lessons From Standing Rock

Lessons From Standing Rock

The Dakota Access Pipeline project area has been the site of protesters for many weeks. In a statement , activists at the Sacred Stone camp , the original protest camp on Standing Rock Sioux land, called on other activists to return for prayer and "direct action". Read More

Manufacturing PMI expands for eighth month

The latest figure was the highest in 20 months. However, input prices continued to be concern, with the sub-index jumping by 9.5 points to 72.3, leading some manufacturers to question their ongoing viability amid surging energy costs, Ai Group said. Read More

Gabriel Paulista Plays - Arsenal Team vs Watford Confirmed

Who's anxious, we always score late goals.... Every week, at this point, is a big one. A title race? Arsenal's crime is not even to make the starting line. Because centrally there is more experience demanded, more planning, more tactical planning and on the flanks you can be a bit more instinctive. They haven't managed an away clean sheet in 7 matches and have failed to score in four of the last five. Read More

Volkswagen Passes Toyota As World's Largest Automaker

However, David Bailey, professor of industrial strategy at Aston University, said: "It may seem odd that they've taken number one spot now, but they may have been further ahead; market share in Europe and sales in the U.S. That didn't stop VW from becoming the world's largest automaker as it passed Toyota to take that top spot. In 2011, the Japanese auto maker slipped back due to the tsunami that hit Japan and the consequent damage and destruction it caused to production facilities, ... Read More

German inflation highest since July 2013

A similar HICP inflation was previous seen in June and July 2013, which a higher figure was seen December 2012, when inflation was 2 percent. The cost of borrowing across Europe spiked up Monday as German inflation figures and French elections triggered concern over whether central bank stimulus could be cut short. Read More

TransCanada renews application to build Keystone XL pipeline

TransCanada renews application to build Keystone XL pipeline

The pipeline is planned to begin in Hardisty, in Canada's Alberta province, and end 1,179 miles later at Steele City, Neb. The TransCanada announcement came just two days after President Trump took executive actions to speed the approval process for both the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines. Read More