• Shiffrin slaloms to record 42nd FIS Alpine World Cup win in Ofterschwang
Shiffrin slaloms to record 42nd FIS Alpine World Cup win in Ofterschwang

The world cup victory was Shiffrin's 11th of the season, tying her career high for a single season, and her 17th time on the podium this season. She joins Lindsey Vonn as the only American women to win multiple World Cup titles. Shiffrin had not raced since the Olympics. "For me the important thing is the balance between risk and being smart"...

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  • United Airlines reconsiders swapping employee bonuses with lottery
United Airlines reconsiders swapping employee bonuses with lottery

United announced to employees March 2 that the company planned to change its company-wide employee bonuses from a quarterly payment (of up to $375) based on the airline meeting operational goals to a quarterly lottery system, in which only employees with a flawless attendance record could participate.

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  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos named richest man on the planet
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos named richest man on the planet

Centi-billionaire Bezos' fortune rose to $ 112 billion , the biggest single-year gain ever, allowing him to dethrone Gates, worth just $90 billion. Bill Gates has been the richest person in the world for 18 of the past 24 years. Their collective worth is $9.1 trillion, an 18 percent increase from a year ago. "Acharya Balkrishna derives his fo...

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  • The JC Penney (JCP) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Friday
The JC Penney (JCP) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Friday

About 5.24 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 33.40% the S&P500. $6's average target is 38.57% above currents $4.33 stock price. The stock increased 2.61% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $4.32. On Wednesday, August 9 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold". Credit Suisse downgraded J. C. Pe...

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  • Trump, Boeing reach 'informal' agreement for new Air Force One
Trump, Boeing reach 'informal' agreement for new Air Force One

He said the contract will save taxpayers more than $1.4 billion, but those savings could not be independently confirmed. But the deal the White House now supports will carry costs barely below the $4 billion mark. So it started at $4 billion, went up to $5 billion, settled at $3.9 billion and saved $1.4 billion. "President Trump negotiated a go...

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  • Kim Kardashian Reveals Adorable Fact About 'Sweetest Baby' Chicago
Kim Kardashian Reveals Adorable Fact About 'Sweetest Baby' Chicago

Yeah, you may have heard of 'em. The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star is sick of her "flabby" behind and is looking to fix her "saggy butt", according to a new report. So we're talking Kanye , Kim , Kanye's aunt, and two cousins versus Kendall Jenner , a heavily pregnant Khloe Kardashian , Kris Jenner , and grandma MJ .

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  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest
Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Wal-Mart Stores has a twelve month low of $69.33 and a twelve month high of $109.98. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to "Buy" on Thursday, January 18. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.30 earnings per share. 117,638 were accumulated by Montag A And. Pub Sector Pension Board owns 769,630 shares for 0.05% of the...

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  • Crude oil extends gains, but upside limited as dollar edges up
Crude oil extends gains, but upside limited as dollar edges up

Brent crude, however, eased as a result of a dip in Asian stocks and a stronger dollar, which potentially curbs demand as it makes fuel more expensive for countries using other currencies. While Nigerian government officials say one thing and independent producers are doing the opposite, the rest of the oil-producing world is looking nervously on, ...

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  • Sony to Enter the Ride-Hailing Business in Japan
Sony to Enter the Ride-Hailing Business in Japan

Khosrowshahi was speaking at an investor forum in Tokyo on his first visit to Asia as Uber CEO. Sony , however, plans to push things even further as its service would be powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI). Sony's administrations, including applications, will likewise be offered to other taxi administrators in Japan. "It's clear to me th...

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  • Schulz abandons German foreign minister ambitions
Schulz abandons German foreign minister ambitions

In a statement Friday, Schulz said members' approval of Germany's new coalition government was endangered by the discussion about his future so "I will not enter the government and fervently hope that this ends the personnel debates inside the Social Democratic Party ".

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  • Snap Q4 earnings: 5 key takeaways you need to know
Snap Q4 earnings: 5 key takeaways you need to know

Advertisers are also taking to an auction-based advertising system that made it cheaper and easier to buy ads on Snapchat . That change helped boost the number of ads featured in its app by 4X the amount from the same time a year ago, with 90 percent of the ads now coming from programmatic systems, according to the company.

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  • LA Times to be sold to local billionaire
LA Times to be sold to local billionaire

Tronc is paying $66 million for a 60 percent stake in 4-year-old BestReviews. The company will also remain the owner of the Chicago Tribune , Orlando Sentinel , South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Baltimore Sun and New York Daily News . The newspaper company decided previous year not to renominate Soon-Shiong to the board amid questions about whether ...

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  • Kenya police tear gas protesters over close of 4 TV stations
Kenya police tear gas protesters over close of 4 TV stations

When private citizen Okiya Omtatah took the government to the high court over the shutdown, the court demanded the stations be put back on air, pending a hearing on February 14. Odinga charges that President Uhuru Kenyatta's won election a year ago through fraud. Kenyatta won the August election, and won the repeat election in October as well a...

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  • New head takes reigns of United States central bank
New head takes reigns of United States central bank

However, he will be the first leader of the central bank in 40 years without an advanced degree in economics. The U.S. Senate in late January approved his appointment to lead the central bank for four years. "If it focuses on maintaining the growth necessary to meet its inflation target, there is the risk of future increases in leverage and assets ...

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  • ICICI Bank profit slumps 30 pc in third quarter
ICICI Bank profit slumps 30 pc in third quarter

Rising bond yields in the Oct-Dec quarter has led to lower treasury gains for the banks. Meanwhile, the net NPAs fell to Rs 23,810 crore against Rs 24,129 crore quarter on quarter. Gross bad loans as a percentage of total loans stood at 7.82 % at the end of December, compared with 7.87 % at September 30 and 7.2 % a year earlier.

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  • Top male BBC earners agree to pay cut after gender gap furor
Top male BBC earners agree to pay cut after gender gap furor

He said: "Many people would look at that and say, 'why is it that Gary Lineker is paid many multiples of what Clare Balding is paid?'". Those are big, bold commitments I'm really serious about. It has submitted evidence to the committee that should shame senior BBC managers, including personal submissions from 14 women describing the panicked...

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  • Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Sanford C. Bernstein
Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Sanford C. Bernstein

Market worth or Market capitalization is calculated by multiplying the price of a stock by its total number of outstanding shares. Citigroup increased their target price on Wynn Resorts to $161.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, October 16th.

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  • Czech Presidential Run-off Goes Down To The Wire
Czech Presidential Run-off Goes Down To The Wire

Polling stations reopened at 0700 GMT Saturday and were set to close at 1300 GMT, with partial results expected to begin rolling in shortly after. Zeman's victory is good news for Babis, who was a runaway victor in parliamentary elections in October with pledges to fight political corruption and run the state better.

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  • California parents at center of disturbing captivity case have ties to Virginia
California parents at center of disturbing captivity case have ties to Virginia

The Turpins pleaded not guilty to the charges in their court hearing last week. "I think I was around nine-years-old when a family member that I loved so much and I was supposed to be able to trust molested me". Hestrin says none of the victims were allowed to shower a couple of times a year. The pair were both charged with 12 counts of tort...

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  • Online payments firm Stripe ends support for bitcoin
Online payments firm Stripe ends support for bitcoin

The company - which operates in 25 countries , including Australia - said it would "stop processing Bitcoin transactions on April 23" this year. Payment processing company Stripe announced this week that it will no longer accept Bitcoin as a payment method on its platform, citing the currency's volatility, slow transaction times and ever...

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  • Apple may discontinue iPhone X within a year of launch, says analyst
Apple may discontinue iPhone X within a year of launch, says analyst

Kuo said the notch in the screen of the X is proving to be unattractive to Chinese customers. The reason for its short gain is the number of smartphones being offered by Apple , which include the premium variants: iPhone X , iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus .

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  • Global stocks mostly higher on strong Chinese growth
Global stocks mostly higher on strong Chinese growth

The DJIA traded above 26,000 for the first time. Causes of recent rises in stock prices Trump's recent tax cuts promise to increase the profits of most U.S. The S&P 500 closed down 9.82 points, or 0.4%, to 2,776, with eight of the 11 main sectors finishing in negative territory. Its share price rose +2.37%.

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  • IBM revenue rises after 22 quarters of dwindling earnings
IBM revenue rises after 22 quarters of dwindling earnings

Including that charge, the tax rate for the quarter was 124%, and it was 49% for all of 2017. Analysts expected some growth in revenue during the fourth quarter to be generated from sales of the z14 mainframe computer, and that took place during the entire quarter.

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  • Demonetised notes worth Rs 100 cr seized in Kanpur
Demonetised notes worth Rs 100 cr seized in Kanpur

A builder from Sisamau led the team to the site where the currency was stocked, an UP police official said. They were arrested along with the builder. Initially, they tried to mislead police, but later during intensive interrogation, they broke down and confessed their crime, the SSP said. The police declined to reveal the names of the arrested p...

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