• Trump set to move on Mexican border wall
Trump set to move on Mexican border wall

Mr Trump appeared to try to defuse the spat between the two countries on Friday, saying: "Great respect for Mexico, I love the Mexican people". Relations have been frayed since Mr Trump launched his campaign in 2015, characterising Mexican migrants as "murderers and rapists" and pledging to build a wall that he said Mexico would pay for.

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  • Diageo to reallocate marketing spend to underinvested brands to drive 'future profit'
Diageo to reallocate marketing spend to underinvested brands to drive 'future profit'

Operating profit, which excludes exceptional items, in the half year increased to GBP2.07 billion from GBP1.72 billion, boosted by a 339 basis points improvement in operating margin. Diageo's Scotch brands account for more than 25% of the company's sales and grew 6% during the six-month period, an improvement over the previous year's 1% sales gain...

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  • NAR: Existing-Home Sales In 2016 Reached Highest Rate In A Decade
NAR: Existing-Home Sales In 2016 Reached Highest Rate In A Decade

It was the highest figure since 2006, when 6.48 million total existing homes were sold, the NAR said . But, there are problems still. As of the end of December, existing-home sales were at an annual rate of 5.45 million, thus surpassing the 5.25 million recorded in 2015, NAR says.

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  • Essilor acquiring Ray-Ban producer
Essilor acquiring Ray-Ban producer

Combined, the two companies have an annual 15 billion euro turnover and employ almost 140,000 people. Mr Del Vecchio will also take up the role of chief executive and executive chairman of the merged company, which will be listed in Paris.

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  • Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC), Sphere 3D Corp. (NASDAQ:ANY)
Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC), Sphere 3D Corp. (NASDAQ:ANY)

The company had revenue of $21635.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $21038.91 million. The company reached its 52-Week high of $2 on Feb 9, 2016 and 52-Week low of $0.18 on Dec 20, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by Barclays on Jan 3, 2017 to "Equal Weight", Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 26 from a previou...

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  • Rex Tillerson differs with Trump on Russian Federation policies
Rex Tillerson differs with Trump on Russian Federation policies

Bob Menendez muttered in disbelief. Tillerson said he'd continue to support the carbon tax approach in part because it would replace a "hodgepodge" of other policies and tax credits that in the end are less efficient. "We live in a unsafe year, in a risky world, and Rex Tillerson is a serious man who understands the value of perseverance", Cr...

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  • Valeant uncouples Dendreon and skincare brands to cut debt
Valeant uncouples Dendreon and skincare brands to cut debt

The analyst opinions for the company are three buy, 13 hold and 5 underperform ratings. Shares are up a little over 6% in early afternoon trading. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $15.77 and a 200 day moving average price of $22.08.

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  • Volkswagen unveils all-new 2018 Tiguan
Volkswagen unveils all-new 2018 Tiguan

The Tiguan LWB was specially designed for the American automotive market, making it even more spacious and flexible from the inside along with updates to infotainment system as well. To meet the demands of American SUV drivers, the Tiguan now offers a comprehensive suite of driver assistance technology. The vehicle will come with a series of mo...

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  • Senate fast-tracking bill to condemn the UN Israel vote
Senate fast-tracking bill to condemn the UN Israel vote

Why then, would John Kerry and Barack Obama back a United Nations resolution condemning Israel? "It makes no sense that the next administration is precluded from participating in a discussion of an essential component of USA foreign policy with which it will be engaged", they group argued.

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  • Omarosa Joining Incoming White House Staff
Omarosa Joining Incoming White House Staff

Manigault once worked as the vice-chairman for the National Diversity Coalition for Trump and was a CNN pundit. During Trump's presidential campaign Omarosa served as his director of African American outreach , and has now joined his transition team executive committee.

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  • Finland to pay unemployed basic income of $587 per month
Finland to pay unemployed basic income of $587 per month

If the test subjects in Finland find jobs and thrive, that doesn't necessarily prove that they wouldn't prefer to remain jobless if their Basic Income was promised for life. He writes: "When a sensible proponent of the universal basic income starts to get into detailed issues of design, their deceptively simple concept collapses into the usual me...

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  • Fuel prices hiked again
Fuel prices hiked again

With this decision of reprieve from the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government to the over-burdened masses, the Finance Ministry would provide Rs 4 billion subsidy to keep the prices of POL products unchanged for the first fifteen days of the first month of 2017.

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  • Toddler Dies After Road-Rage Gunfire Hits Car, Little Rock Police Say
Toddler Dies After Road-Rage Gunfire Hits Car, Little Rock Police Say

Not realizing that the boy had been hit, the woman drove to the JC Penney about 9 miles away. The road rage shooting death of Acen King marks the 40th homicide of 2016 in the city, according to the Little Rock Police Department. A one-year-old baby was also in the vehicle. The collection of stores has a Walmart on one end and a JC Penney on the...

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  • Texas city warns residents not to use tap water
Texas city warns residents not to use tap water

The chemical contamination that plunged Corpus Christi into a citywide advisory against using tap water this week was first reported to City Hall officials two weeks ago, the Caller-Times has learned. Zone 3 is where the DO NOT USE advisory remains in full effect. The release said a "recent back-flow incident" in the industrial district possib...

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  • Fed's Yellen Maintains Optimistic Outlook: Best Job Market In a Decade
Fed's Yellen Maintains Optimistic Outlook: Best Job Market In a Decade

US stocks closed higher Monday after comments from Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, but the Dow was still short of a record 20,000-level milestone. Job creation has been steady and job openings are up, she said, according to prepared remarks. She said annual earnings for college graduates previous year were on average 70 percent higher th...

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  • DOJ Targets Ad Agencies With Subpoenas
DOJ Targets Ad Agencies With Subpoenas

That means all four of the largest holding companies by revenue have been subpoenaed by the federal government as its investigation into reports of "bid rigging" continues. "Our best guess is that the practices under scrutiny are relatively contanied" as described and companies aren't likely to suffer meaningful harm or client loss, Brian Wieser, a...

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  • US consumer prices up 0.2 percent in November
US consumer prices up 0.2 percent in November

The year-on-year food and non-alcoholic beverages inflation prone to transitory shocks was -1,54 percent in November while the non-food inflation rate was -0,89 percent. That is the longest stretch since 1970, when the labor market was much smaller. Cheaper energy helped push down the West's overall Consumer Price Index (CPI) in November, the BLS...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo's son steals Ballon d'Or celebration with a dab
Cristiano Ronaldo's son steals Ballon d'Or celebration with a dab

Another trophy would move Ronaldo level with Lionel Messi . The 31-year-old became Madrid's record goalscorer last October before going on to win the Champions League, Euro 2016 and the UEFA Super Cup in what he described as the best season of his career.

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  • Verizon hints at lower price, quitting Yahoo! deal
Verizon hints at lower price, quitting Yahoo! deal

The Sunnyvale, California, company says it's a different breach from the one it disclosed in September, when it said 500 million accounts were exposed. In addition, some encrypted or unencrypted security questions and answers , as well as jumbled-up passwords, were stolen. But if the data breaches result in a reworked Verizon deal, Yahoo's ...

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  • Cross-holdings weigh down Tata Motors: Nusli Wadia
Cross-holdings weigh down Tata Motors: Nusli Wadia

Nearly half of minority investors in Tata Consultancy Services voted against removing Cyrus Mistry as a director of the Indian conglomerate's crown jewel. Hidetada Hayashi and Katsuhiko Yamagata represent Docomo on the board. Under the agreement, the Tatas had offered to return half of Docomo's original amount at the end of five years if the partne...

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