Stories about Business

Oct 26 2016

Twitter plans to cut about 300 more jobs

Twitter announced in October past year that it was laying off 336 employees . The announcement of the massive layoff is expected before third-quarter earnings are p...

Oct 25 2016

Early voting now open in Lubbock

A record number of voters , more than 15 million people, registered to vote in Texas by the October 11 deadline. Voters can go to any early-voting location to cast t...

Oct 23 2016

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Share 'Touching' Moment at Charity Dinner

I didn't think he'd be OK with a peaceful transition of power". The post-debate yapping in the spin room and on the cable-TV panels of the learned and the sagacious was...

Oct 23 2016

Presidential candidates differ on how to fix the Social Security, Medicare programs

Retirees' benefits can be higher than average depending upon their earning history and how old they were when they began drawing checks. TSCL recently sent a letter to ...

Oct 22 2016

Massive cyber attack takes down Twitter, Netflix, Amazon and others

A second attack later in the day caused the disruption to spread across the country. The service was restored in about two hours, Dyn said . White House Press Secret...

Oct 21 2016

United Financial Bancorp Inc. (UBNK) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.12

Price Potential: Even though the stock has posted 1.33% rise in value, its new closing price reflects a -0.95% fall in value from company's one year high of $44.58. Commo...

Oct 21 2016

Find a 'Lucky Penny' from Ally Bank and get $1000

Ally noted that about 10 billion pennies are minted each year, but almost half go out of circulation, AP said. The pennies are slightly bigger than the actual penny in...

Oct 21 2016

What analysts think about Morgan Stanley's (MS) future?

Vancouver, a strong commercial market, was strategically chosen as the location for this office as it aligns with the company's organic growth strategy. About $1.5 billio...

Oct 19 2016

UN strongly condemns North Korean missile launch that failed

South Korea has heavily relied on reconnaissance satellites operated by the United States when it comes to core military information involving the North's nuclear and mis...

Oct 19 2016

Families leave Calais Jungle for new life in south of France

He told the Press Association: "It was a lovely moment, it was so lovely". I hope British hospitality is not being abused. 'We also ensure that we meet our safeguardi...

Oct 19 2016

Netflix's big bet on original shows finally seen paying off

The company, which had reported disappointing subscription growth for the last two quarters, forecast current-quarter subscriptions that blew past analysts' expectations....

Oct 15 2016

US producer prices rose in September on energy, food costs

Economists surveyed by MarketWatch had predicted a 0.2% gain. Dow Jones called for a rise of 0.2% in import prices. That was the smallest decline since October 2014. Over...

Oct 14 2016

United Kingdom lawmakers press government for say on Brexit-EU talks

It was written this way to stop departing countries spinning things out indefinitely. "Rights that have been created by parliament can not be taken away by a minister",...

Oct 14 2016

Verizon Closing Call Centers in 5 States, Impacting 3200 Workers

The consolidation of Verizon's call centers would affect about 3,200 workers near Rochester and New York City; Bangor, Maine; Lincoln, Nebraska; Wallingford and Meridan...

Oct 13 2016

#Notokay movement encouraging women to share sexual assault stories on social media

But what exactly constitutes " locker room talk ", anyway? Guys can be gross. As a woman, she was "floored" by Trump's comments, and disgusted that others would see...

Oct 12 2016

Stock under Review: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL)

Bernstein today set a target price of 43 on the company's stock. Raymond James Financial Inc. reiterated an "outperform" rating on shares of Delta Air Lines in a repor...

Oct 12 2016

Ford Performance Lifts EcoBoost Mustang to 390lb-ft of torque

According to Bloomberg , production will resume on October 17. This plant now has 3,702 employed workers and produces the Mustang and Lincoln Continental models. Nor is i...

Oct 12 2016

Explosives fail to bring down 93-year-old Arkansas bridge

Central Arkansans waited with bated breath Tuesday morning for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department to detonate the 93-year-old Broadway Bridge. (AP) - It t...

Oct 11 2016

Yuan finally joins the IMF's SDR basket today

In a statement Friday in Washington, IMF chief Christine Lagarde called the yuan action an "historic milestone". As approved by the IMF Executive Board on Nov 30,...

Oct 11 2016

Clinton cited Lincoln on political deals

Instead, she cited the movie Lincoln , which had come out around the time she made the speeches, and said, "As I recall, that was something I said about Abraham Lincoln"...