Economy

Amazon launches store-pick grocery service in Seattle

Amazon already has five physical bookstores open in the United States, with an additional five coming soon. Amazon Go , for the unfamiliar, is a futuristic ...


Judge Pirro: "Paul Ryan Needs to Step Down"

Ryan said after news broke that Americans would be "living with Obamacare for the foreseeable future". He is allowing the White House to sabotage the only Hou...


EPA Chief: Paris Climate Accord 'Just A Bad Deal'

It was only a matter of time before President Donald Trump came for the Clean Power Plan. "Paris was just a bad deal ". Pruitt said that the Paris Agreemen...


Fox News criticized for 'news alert' about Trump's weekend

Twitter Sunday evening rightfully went after Fox News for a odd tweet that claimed President Donald Trump was spending the "weekend working at the White Hou...


Supreme Court Suggests Mediation for Ayodhya Dispute; Mixed Reactions Follow

He said though the RSS was not directly involved in the litigation, it would support any decision taken by the 'Dharma Sansad, ' which spearheaded the Ram Jan...


UK Inflation, Fed-Speak and French Elections as Price Action Drivers

The Japanese yen was also up 0.2% against the dollar despite being close to a local holiday and is headed towards a fifth consecutive session of gains. That pus...


Uber president Jeff Jones quits

Huffington, who is helping Uber search for a new chief operating officer , also defended Kalanick's place at the helm of the company. His exit follows a stri...


Ivanka Trump Gets White House Office, Access to Classified Information

Ivanka Trump's new role was given the all-clear by the White House counsel's office and any conflicts were "worked through" with the office of government et...


BJP's Yogi Adityanath sworn in as Uttar Pradesh chief minister

The home minister, several leaders said, is a natural contender due to his profile and vast administrative experience. To a question on waiving farmers' loan ...


5 items to understand the oil market

Bloomberg points out that Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America and Citigroup are all sticking to their predictions of moderate price gains this yea...


Charges Announced in Massive Cyber Intrusion Case

While the UDB's contents did not necessarily give everything required to access individual user accounts, it did give Belan and the two FSB agents information t...


Europe close: Record finish for stocks as Fed hikes rates

The pan-European STOXX 600 index .STOXX rose 0.7 percent and touched its highest level since December 2015, helped by the Fed's dovish tone and the Dutch elec...


McDonald's blames anti-Trump tweet on accessed account

On Thursday, a pinned tweet showed up on McDonald's Corporation's Twitter account - a tweet which has since been deleted . The message was published on t...


World stocks mixed as investors await Fed's likely rate hike

India's Sensex climbed 0.5 percent to 29,531.05 and benchmarks in New Zealand, Taiwan and Singapore also rose. In a move spurred by steady economic growth, st...


Northeast Readies For Blizzard 4700 Flights Cancelled

More than 2,000 flights on Monday and more than 4,100 on Tuesday had been canceled , tracking service FlightAware .com said Monday afternoon. The majority o...


Trumps asks for resignation of US Attorney A. Lee Bentley III

Bharara said in a tweet on Saturday "I did not resign. Moments ago I was sacked", said Preet Bharara on Twitter . "President Trump's abrupt and unexplain...


Elon Musk to fix South Australia's electricity woes in 100 days

Soon after, Aussie Atlassian co-founder, and fellow billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes, appeared to back the novel approach, saying on Twitter that he would "m...


Statue of girl facing down Wall Street bull highlights inequality

State Street said it would vote against boards of companies that fail to take steps to increase its female board members, and plans on sending letters to 3,50...


Avoid General Electric (GE) Amid Depressed Stock and Dividend Growth Performance

EMR rose 0.2%, climbed 1.9% and advanced 15.78% in the week, one month and six months, respectively. A month ago, analyst EPS consensus estimated earnings of US...


Russia, Iraq say too soon to talk of extending oil output curbs

The downside drag on oil prices of higher U.S. crude production being cancelled out by the upside risk of Opec and non-Opec production cuts has meant that oil b...


Trump calls for probe into Schumer over old Putin photo

Chuck Schumer (D - New York), American Democrats are pushing for investigations into executive relationships with Russian Federation, and President Donald Trum...


Uber's "Greyball" tool helped company evade authorities in Portland, Paris

The upstart told the Times that Greyball simply stamps out abusers of its platform, rival app makers, unsafe passengers, and, er, law enforcement: "This progr...


Senate confirms Perry to head Energy Department

Sonny Perdue, the former Republican governor of Georgia, is Trump's pick to oversee the Agriculture Department. But Perry's foes criticized his tepid acknowle...


ICE responds to questions about detainee

He provided a short statement via email. He was arrested on suspicion of misconduct involving weapons and turned over to ICE. Vargas spoke to local news...


Shares of Snapchat parent company open at $24

Snap said earlier that it will use a small portion of the proceeds for settling tax obligations related to stock options. The shares were popular despite the...