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S&P 500 surges toward record high as fear fades (Update 1)

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It came on the heels of Hurricane Harvey, whose devastations economists said would dent third-quarter economic growth. Geopolitical tensions also eased as North Korea held a massive celebration on its founding day on Saturday, instead of another long-range missile launch as the United States and its allies were bracing for. Read More »

Equifax Breach: How to Freeze Your Credit

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According to the WSJ report , the Equifax breach potentially compromised personal information of roughly 143 million USA consumers-about 55% of Americans ages 18 and older. A fraud alert helps protect you against the possibility of someone opening new credit accounts in your name. This means that a lender must contact you to verify your identity before it issues credit in your name. Read More »

Red Sox INF Nunez limps out of game after infield hit

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The Boston Bruins, Boston Red Sox , Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Rays are all joining together this weekend to raise money for the relief efforts that will be considerable once the massive tropical storm has come and gone. BOSTON (AP) - Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Steven Souza Jr. left a game Friday night after colliding with the right-field wall at Fenway Park . Mitch Moreland drew a leadoff walk in the second and scored on a Christian Vazquez single. Read More »

Dan Gilbert, Snyder make case to bring Amazon headquarters to Detroit

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Among them: Chicago , Philadelphia and Toronto . Cities have until October 19 to apply through a special website, and Amazon said it will make a final decision on HQ2 next year. The deadline for proposals is October 19, and Amazon expects to select a site next year. The announcement is expected to set off an intense bidding war between major metropolitan centres to lure the tech behemoth - and the 50,000 high-paying jobs - to their respective cities. Read More »

Uber to stop using diesel cars by 2022

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While the long-term goal is for its licensed drivers to embrace an all-electric future, the more immediate aim is to ensure that all of its regular UberX vehicles in the United Kingdom capital will be 100% hybrid or fully-electric by 2020. "There's a long way to go but already half of the miles travelled in our city with uberX are in hybrid or electric cars". With the incentives piling up and the low running cost of an electric vehicle, Uber's initiative might actually succeed. Read More »

Hurricanes dent oil output as Saudi Arabia cuts supplies

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U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $49.16 barrel at 0154 GMT, 7 cents above their last settlement. Traders said that the dip was a result of low refining activity following Hurricane Harvey , which hit the US Gulf coast two weeks ago and knocked out nearly a quarter of the country's huge refinery industry, cutting demand for crude oil , refining's lifeblood. Read More »

Zpg Plc (ZPLA) Given "Add" Rating at Peel Hunt

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Deutsche's TP means a possible upside of 5.86 % from the stock close price of the company. Recently, In an analyst report issued to clients on 6 September, Wood Group (LON:WG) shares have had their "Underperform" Rating reconfirmed by stock analysts at Jefferies, who now has a GBX 500.00 target on company. Read More »

House Passes Bill Easing Autonomous Vehicle Testing Restrictions

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Indeed, safety is a growing priority as today's roads become more and more congested. The bill , which needs Senate approval before being sent to the White House, would prevent states from imposing regulations on autonomous vehicles that would make it more hard for manufacturers to deploy self-driving cars nationwide. Read More »

Retail | Kohl's enlists Amazon as ally in bid to drive store traffic

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Amazon Echo was the retail giant's first ever product that redefined an entire category of smart products, and today you will be pleased to learn that you can grab a hold of this unbelievable piece of tech for a price of just $79.99. Last week, Amazon closed its $13.7 billion buyout of Whole Foods. For Kohl's , it's a way to use existing store space to give customers something they won't now find at other department stores. Read More »

Jose now a major hurricane

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Tropical Depression Thirteen has formed in the southwest Gulf of Mexico. The initial storm track shows the hurricane is several days away from possibly impacting any land. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said . The storm is expected to pick up even more within the next 48 hours. Jose could hit some of the same small islands in the northern Lesser Antilles decimated by Irma. Read More »

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Clears Low Bar for Q3

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They now have a United States dollars 20 price target on the stock. Also, EVP Christopher P. Hsu sold 15,333 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Thursday, July 20th. Investors sentiment increased to 2.47 in 2016 Q4. Its up 2.90, from 1.78 in 2016Q3. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL lifted its holdings in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise by 71.2% in the 2nd quarter. Read More »

Stanley Fischer To Step Down From The Federal Reserve

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Trump has said that a renomination of Yellen is under consideration, though the White House is also looking at other candidates. Michael Pearce, Ashworth's colleague at Capital Economics , wrote in August that Fischer is the "most ardent defender of the status quo" among Fed officials, adding that it seemed likely Trump would seek to replace Fischer with someone more sympathetic to his deregulatory agenda. Read More »

PSG has 'nothing to hide' in probe - Al-Khelaifi

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The exciting teenager netted as a substitute in France's 4-0 World Cup qualifying win over Netherlands last week, becoming the youngest scorer for Les Bleus in 54 years, before starting the 0-0 draw against Luxembourg. "In the end, however, I changed my mind and I thought it would have been important to remain in my country and return in the city I have been growing in". Read More »

Time Warner Cable subscriber records stored on Amazon server without a password

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Kromtech said the exposed S3 buckets contained a "massive amount of sensitive information and researchers estimate it would take weeks to fully sort through all of the data". Unfortunately, financial transaction details were also among featured information. Social Security numbers and credit card information do not appear to have been revealed, the report said. Read More »

John Lewis scraps 'boys' and 'girls' labels in children's clothing

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John Lewis has introduced gender-neutral labels on their childrenswear collections and replaced gender-specific signage in stores. Bob Lister, of Poole, England, wrote on Twitter . The department store said it would also be reviewing its online shopping site, which still includes boys' and girls' clothing options. A radio presenter has given the best response when confronted with a caller opposed to gender-neutral clothes for kids. Read More »

Despite former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan's warning, Govt. demonetized currency overnight

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Rajan in his latest book " I do what I do ", which is a collection of his speeches during his tenure as RBI governor. According to him, the long-term benefits of demonetization would be outweighed by the short-term economic costs. The RBI note, he said , "outlined potential costs and benefits of demonetisation , as well as alternatives that could achieve similar aims". The first conversation was verbally but then he himself wrote to the central government stating the time to prepare for ... Read More »

New York Daily News Sold to Tronc, Publisher of the Chicago Tribune

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It has also had to compete for advertisers and readers with the city's other tabloid, the New York Post , owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Though a Big Apple staple for nearly a century, the Daily News has been buffeted by larger negative industry trends, including declining ad revenues and the fact that millennials don't know how to read a physical newspaper. Read More »

Duchess of Cambridge suffering from severe morning sickness

They added that she is suffering from severe morning sickness, as she did with her previous pregnancies. This is published unedited from the PTI feed . On a royal tour of Poland in July 2017, Kate joked about having a third - after being given a present designed for newborns. Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge with their two children, Charlotte and George, pose for their first Christmas card as a family. Read More »

Lightning-Sparked Wildfires Burn in Northern California

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The Ponderosa Fire in Butte County is threatening 1,300 strucutres, including 500 homes. "The fire has been pushing north onto Middle Fork Feather River", Butte County sheriff's Sgt. Ballenger is charged with two counts of arson for recklessly starting the fire and was ordered held on a $1 million bond, Ramsey said. An evacuation center is set up at the Church of the Nazarene , 2238 Monte Vista Ave.in Oroville. Read More »

Apple finally openly supports net neutrality

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Pai's argument against net neutrality is based on the idea that it deters investments into internet infrastructure, but some internet service providers say that's not the case. Still, it's best to get your comments on the record before the end of the day tomorrow. None of the CEOs of the major companies invited to attend had committed to testify, although Reuters reports that committee aides have held several meetings with representatives of the internet firms and service providers over ... Read More »

Miyazato falls nine shots back at Portland Classic

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When play concluded for the day, Henderson found herself at 8-under for the LPGA Tour event after a 2-over 74, tied for 13th, a full nine strokes behind American Stacy Lewis who had produced a 7-under 65 after entering the round tied for top spot. Read More »

Landfill collapse kills 2 in Indian capital

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The process has been fast tracked and the entire landfill site would be cleared within two years, it said. There are more of such garbage hillocks in Delhi. "Why doesn't MCD use modern technology to manage solid waste?" Moreover, Here are the tweets regarding the Ghazipur incident by LG Delhi. "But they were interested in violating all norms and transferring land for a minister's factory", AAP spokesperson Dilip Pandey said. Read More »

US, South Korea differ on readout of Trump, Moon call

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This came a day after President Donald Trump declared that " talking is not the answer " on North Korea. The UN Security Council on Tuesday condemned North Korea's latest missile launch as "outrageous", and demanded Pyongyang halt its weapons programme but the US-drafted statement did not threaten new sanctions . Read More »

Hurricane Harvey: Largest US refinery may be shut up for two weeks

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Gasoline for September delivery climbed 10.14 cents to settle at $1.8847 a gallon on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the highest level since July 2015. Harvey, which first came ashore last Friday in Texas as a Category 4 hurricane, dumped more than 51 inches of rain on some parts of the state, according to preliminary reports from the National Weather Service. Read More »

After North Korea missile, Britain and Japan agree closer security ties

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The US built the F-35 to penetrate the most heavily guarded airspaces on earth and to fool the most advanced anti-aircraft systems for decades to come. Wang reiterated China's position of placing importance on dialogue with North Korea , the ministry said. "There's a possibility of strategic provocations, including additional ballistic missile launches and a sixth nuclear test", the ministry said. Read More »

No gasoline shortage, drivers still line up at gas stations

Motorists in Texas have been encountering increasing numbers of "No Gas" signs when they try to fill up, evidence of the battering Hurricane Harvey delivered to the Gulf Coast's huge energy complex. "We're OK but it's not good", Kotanchik told NBC Dallas Fort-Worth. "If you, on average, fill up your vehicle once every six days, but you go today and so does everybody else, that's six to seven times the demand on every gas station". Read More »

Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte is Officially Back in Mississauga

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This new concoction brings together two fan favourites: the Pumpkin Spice latte and the Chai Latte. You can even take it to the next level and opt for Starbucks' selection of pumpkin-themed goodies to go with your drink, these include the Pumpkin Scone, the Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffin, and the Pumpkin Loaf. Read More »

Payrolls increase 156000 in August as job creation cools

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Employment growth has averaged 176,000 per month thus far this year, in line with the average monthly gain in 2016 (+187,000). The number of long-term unemployed (those jobless for 27 weeks or more ) was essentially unchanged in August at 1.7 million and accounted for 24.7% of the unemployed. Read More »