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Rail fares rise nearly twice as fast as wages

Rail fares rise nearly twice as fast as wages

Which fares will go up? The rises will affect "anytime" and some off-peak fares as well as season tickets in England and Wales . There are no plans for increases in Northern Ireland . Are we ...

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AMC Theatres threatens legal action against MoviePass for dropping its prices

AMC Theatres threatens legal action against MoviePass for dropping its prices

While MoviePass's plans may initially seem surprising, it's far from a novel move for a tech company as companies like Facebook and Google are built on this model of featuring free services for ...

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Microsoft's LinkedIn overruled in public profile data stoush

Microsoft's LinkedIn overruled in public profile data stoush

LinkedIn was dealt an unfortunate hand in its gamble to prevent start up hiQ Labs from accessing its public profile data hosted on its site. LinkedIn, the social media platform for grown-ups, has be...

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Merck CEO resigns from Trump council over Charlottesville

Merck CEO resigns from Trump council over Charlottesville

Frazier, who grew up in a poor neighborhood in Philadelphia, resigned from the council days after one person was killed and others wounded in violent clashes between white supremacists and protester...

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Advance Auto Parts Q2 Earnings Stall Out

Advance Auto Parts Q2 Earnings Stall Out

Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, The now holds 19,021 shares worth $2,218,000. Glenmede Tru Communication Na reported 48,336 shares stake. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis ...

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British Columbia minimum wage to increase to $15 per hour by 2021

British Columbia minimum wage to increase to $15 per hour by 2021

NDP labour minister Harry Bains made the announcement on Tuesday, saying the rate will go up by 50 cents, to $11.35 an hour, in September. British Columbia's government says it will bring the provin...

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EnLink Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENLK) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.39

EnLink Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENLK) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.39

The Firm enables enterprises, service providers, governmental organizations, and partners to envision, deploy and evolve their information technology (IT) environments. Martin Midstream Partners L.P. ...

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Buffett dumps his entire stake in GE

Buffett dumps his entire stake in GE

Buffett built a 17.46 million share stake in Synchrony Financial ( SYF ) valued at almost $518 million at Monday's closing price of $29.64. Smaller equity investments at Berkshire are normally ma...

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Uber 'failed consumers' and faces 20 years of privacy audits — FTC

Uber 'failed consumers' and faces 20 years of privacy audits — FTC

In late November 2015, Uber landed in hot water after an executive discussed the idea of digging up dirt on journalists critical of the company . The tool, which was initially revealed back in 2014...

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How major USA stock market indexes fared Monday

How major USA stock market indexes fared Monday

The recovery from last week's selloff-the worst for major indexes in months-was the latest example of investors using any weakness to buy on market declines (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/a-problem...

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Dick's Sporting Goods: It's Not Just Amazon

Dick's Sporting Goods: It's Not Just Amazon

Therefore 59% are positive. Dick's Sporting Goods has a 1-year low of $26.86 and a 1-year high of $62.88. Dick's Sporting Goods presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target pr...

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Chick-fil-A Served a Rat Sandwich, Pennsylvania Woman's Lawsuit Claims

Chick-fil-A Served a Rat Sandwich, Pennsylvania Woman's Lawsuit Claims

Her co-worker wasn't so sure it was burned, though ("I could see the whiskers and the tail", she tells Philly.com), and Manfalouti's moment of realization quickly followed. She said that she start...

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German carrier Air Berlin files for insolvency

German carrier Air Berlin files for insolvency

According to the announcement, it seems the German government will find a solution to keep Air Berlin operating. In a statement, Air Berlin said the German government will provide a bridging loa...

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Gates Makes Massive Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Donation

Gates Makes Massive Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Donation

The shares are equivalent to 5% of his total fortune, now estimated to be $89.9bn. Bill and Melinda Gates have given away about $35 billion of stock and cash since 1994, based on the value of the sh...

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Gates makes largest donation since 2000

Gates makes largest donation since 2000

Those shares could be headed anywhere, but the best bet is the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which among many fine and admirable projects, is educating women and combating infectious diseases in ...

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Amazon's Instant Pickup has your items ready in just minutes

Amazon's Instant Pickup has your items ready in just minutes

Prices could be cheaper than via the website for traditional delivery, and Amazon has also considered automating the Instant Pickup points but did not end up doing that for this rollout. Though the ...

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U.S. retail sales soar in July to 7-month high

U.S. retail sales soar in July to 7-month high

The bigger than expected increase in retail sales was partly due to a jump in sales by motor vehicle and parts dealers, which surged up by 1.2 percent in July after climbing by 0.9 percent in June. or...

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U.S. stocks flat but retail sales lift dollar

U.S. stocks flat but retail sales lift dollar

Still, July was even better for non-store retailers like Amazon and Jet that have soared in recent years, and increased 1.3 per cent for the month, also their strongest gain since December. Motor vehi...

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Home Depot upgrades outlook again after record-breaking second quarter

Home Depot upgrades outlook again after record-breaking second quarter

Pennsylvania-based Coho Ptnrs Limited has invested 0.01% in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD). Up to Monday's close, the stock had risen 15 percent this year. If you are viewing this piece of content on anot...

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Tech companies lead broad slide in US stocks; oil rises

Tech companies lead broad slide in US stocks; oil rises

Nasdaq fell -135 points or -2.13% and the S&P 500 slid -35 points or -1.45%. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average slid 84 points, or 0.4 percent, to 22,000. "There is a low probability ...

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Israeli police arrest tycoon, others in bribery, fraud sting

Israeli police arrest tycoon, others in bribery, fraud sting

The company released a statement claiming that it is not being investigated. It was reported that one of the five is Israeli billionaire businessman Benny Steinmetz, and that the FBI and the Swiss p...

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Japan is observing the 72nd anniversary of its defeat in WWII

The Japanese news agency said Abe "seeks to hold a trilateral summit" with South Korea and China later this year in Tokyo . Japan marked the 72nd anniversary of its surrender in World War II on T...

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Why US Gas Prices Are on the Decline

Why US Gas Prices Are on the Decline

Average retail gasoline prices in Oklahoma City have fallen 2.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.03/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 669 gas outlets in Oklahoma Ci...

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Target buys same-day delivery company to battle Amazon

Target buys same-day delivery company to battle Amazon

According to the company's website, Grand Junction is the only provider of same-day delivery in every market in the USA and Canada, allowing leading retailers, 3PLs, distributors, and start-ups to o...

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Uber Heads for Manila Showdown As It Defies Suspension

Uber Heads for Manila Showdown As It Defies Suspension

Uber issued an email to users informing them of the suspension , entitled "we'll be serving you again soon". She further said that the public deserved to have options when it comes to choosing conv...

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Train derails at works-hit Waterloo Station

Train derails at works-hit Waterloo Station

London was thrown into commuter chaos this morning after a train derailed at Waterloo station - which is now undergoing massive engineering works. The London Ambulance Service has said that three p...

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China Pressures Traders Not to Buy N. Korean Iron Ore

China Pressures Traders Not to Buy N. Korean Iron Ore

The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution for fresh sanctions on North Korea on August 5th following the country's 2 launches of what it calls ICBMs. An administration official conten...

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Vans Owner is Buying Dickies for $820 Million!

Vans Owner is Buying Dickies for $820 Million!

Williamson-Dickie generated approximately $875 million of revenue in the previous year. VF already sells the workwear brands Wrangler RIGGS Workwear, Timberland PRO, Red Kap, Bulwark, and Horace S...

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Tesla Inc. (TSLA) Director Kimbal Musk Sells 2190 Shares

Tesla Inc. (TSLA) Director Kimbal Musk Sells 2190 Shares

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on the company. Gemmer Asset Management LLC now owns 759 shares of the electric vehicle producer's stock valued at $211,000 after buying an ...

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Gold steady near 2-month highs on N. Korea tensions

Wall Street closed sharply lower on Thursday, after US President Donald Trump reiterated his warnings to North Korea . Many world stock markets have hit record or multi-year highs in recent weeks...

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