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Kohl’s Stock on the Rise as Sales Increase

Kohl’s Stock on the Rise as Sales Increase

On Thursday, Kohl’s Corp posted a profit that fell by 15% during the third quarter amid worries that the retailer’s plan for a turnaround was faltering. Nevertheless, the retailer had earnings that were higher than Wall Street... 
Apple Wallet To Be Enhanced With Peer-to-Peer Network (NASDAQ: AAPL)

Apple Wallet To Be Enhanced With Peer-to-Peer Network (NASDAQ: AAPL)

Apple is working on a new peer-to-peer payments service that which would let people use their smartphones to send money to one another. The service could be ready as soon as next year. The new service would be in direct competition... 
Russia Calls Doping Allegations Groundless

Russia Calls Doping Allegations Groundless

Russia has sharply rejected the allegations that it has a state sponsored doping program for its athletes dismissing those claims by the overseers of sport as groundless and not supported by and evidence that is clear cut. This response... 
Starbucks Facing Backlash Over Red Holiday Cups (NASDAQ:SBUX)

Starbucks Facing Backlash Over Red Holiday Cups (NASDAQ:SBUX)

A number of people are upset with Starbucks right now and are vocally voicing their disapproval on social media. At issue are the plain red holiday cups that Starbucks is using this holiday season. Previously, the holiday cups at Starbucks... 
Alibaba Acquires Youku for $4.8 Billion

Alibaba Acquires Youku for $4.8 Billion

Alibaba Group Holding agreed to acquire Youku Tudou the video service in a deal that is said to be $4.8 billion, as Jack Ma the billionaire is seeking to stream additional content to Internet users in China through control of the site... 
Toyota Cuts Sales Forecast for the Full Year

Toyota Cuts Sales Forecast for the Full Year

Toyota Motor Corp has cut its revenue forecast for the full year on Thursday as the company based in Japan expects weaker sales of vehicles in emerging countries in Asia, where the demand for their cars has been rocked by a slowdown... 
Sprint Suffers Deeper Loss Than Was Expected

Sprint Suffers Deeper Loss Than Was Expected

Sprint Corp posted a bigger than had been expected loss on Tuesday and a drop in its revenue for its fiscal first quarter, while it said it is planning to cut costs by $2 billion over the next fiscal year. Shares dropped 4.5% in trading... 
Peet’s Coffee Buying Majority Share of Intelligentsia

Peet’s Coffee Buying Majority Share of Intelligentsia

Peet’s Coffee & Tea has announced that it will acquire a majority share of Intelligentsia Coffee, which is based in Chicago. It is the second deal for Peet’s with the last month. Once only a single store, Peet’s, based in... 
GoPro Stock Plummets Thursday

GoPro Stock Plummets Thursday

GoPro is amidst its biggest plunge to date. The maker of wearable cameras nosedived by over 16% Thursday to its lowest price since its initial public offering. The stock is not just on track to have its worst overall day ever, but... 
Goldman Sachs Assessed $50M Penalty (NYSE: GS)

Goldman Sachs Assessed $50M Penalty (NYSE: GS)

Goldman Sachs has agreed to pay a $50 million penalty and accepted a three-year ban on access to certain sensitive regulatory information for failure to supervise an employee who was a former Federal Reserve Bank of New York employee.... 
Ford Motor Posts Solid Quarterly Earnings

Ford Motor Posts Solid Quarterly Earnings

Ford Motor Co posted net income of $1.9 billion during the just ended third quarter equal to 48 cents per share, which is over double the $835 million that it reported in the same period one year ago, as strong results in its core... 
Panel for FDA Votes in Favor of Gout Drug from AstraZeneca

Panel for FDA Votes in Favor of Gout Drug from AstraZeneca

A panel of medical advisers that is independent of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted on Friday 10 to 4 in favor of approval for a gout drug from AstraZeneca. All of the 10 who supported the drug, known as lesinurad, qualified... 
Dunkin’ Brands Posts Results That Top Estimates

Dunkin’ Brands Posts Results That Top Estimates

Dunkin’ Brands Group posted results that were better than had been expected for its most recent quarter, despite lackluster traffic and sales at its U.S. locations of Dunkin’ Donuts. For the most recent quarter, sales at same-stores... 
Coca-Cola Misses Revenue Estimates In Third Quarter (NYSE: KO)

Coca-Cola Misses Revenue Estimates In Third Quarter (NYSE: KO)

Despite higher volume sales,The Coca-Cola Company reported that revenue was lower than predicted by Wall Street for the third quarter. Revenue fell to $11.4 billion, a 4.6 percent decline from the same quarter a year ago. Analysts... 
Housing Starts Increase in U.S.

Housing Starts Increase in U.S.

Construction of new homes in the U.S. was up in September, which is a sign that residential real estate will help bolster the largest economy in the world. Housing starts were up 6.5% to an annualized rate of 1.21 million, more than... 
Consumer Sentiment Bounces Back in U.S.

Consumer Sentiment Bounces Back in U.S.

The consumer sentiment in the U.S. was able to bounce back strongly during the early part of October, suggesting the economic recovery had remained in place despite some headwinds due to weak demand globally and a strong U.S. dollar... 
UnitedHealth Beats Estimates on Profit As Costs Stabilize

UnitedHealth Beats Estimates on Profit As Costs Stabilize

UnitedHealth Group, the largest health insurer in the U.S. posted profit that was better than had been expected during the third quarter. The results were helped by medical costs that stabilized in its different health plans and more... 
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Served With Subpoenas (NYSE:VRX)

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Served With Subpoenas (NYSE:VRX)

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International has been served with two federal subpoenas issued by the United States attorney’s offices in Manhattan and Massachusetts as part of an investigation into the company’s pricing practices.... 
Batteries Will Power Office Buildings in Orange County

Batteries Will Power Office Buildings in Orange County

Orange County’s biggest landlord is having energy systems that are battery powered at over a dozen different office buildings as part of California’s initiative to fight against global warming and to rebuild capacity lost when... 
Lyft the Ride-Hailing Business, Partners with Shell and Hertz

Lyft the Ride-Hailing Business, Partners with Shell and Hertz

Lyft has entered into a partnership with Hertz Global to offer its drivers rental cars, the ride-hailing business said this past week. Daily, weekly as well as monthly rental by Hertz are available as part of a new program for Lyft... 
FIFA Unraveling Even More

FIFA Unraveling Even More

The FIFA front office will be a bit emptier for a while as Sepp Blatter the president and some of his lieutenants were suspended. On Thursday, at the world headquarters of the world’s most popular sport a number of top officials... 
Google Jumps Into The News Industry (NASDAQ: GOOG)

Google Jumps Into The News Industry (NASDAQ: GOOG)

Google announced a new news-focused tool on Wednesday, becoming the latest tech company to jump into the news industry. The new tool will reduce the loading time of news stories after they are selected from a Google search. Stories... 
August Trade Gap Widened in the U.S.

August Trade Gap Widened in the U.S.

The trade deficit in the U.S. widened during August by its most in the last five months as imports started to pick up and weaker growth overseas limited sales to those abroad. The gap widened by 15.6% to over $48.3 billion from July’s... 
Oil Rebounds After Producers Lower Rig Counts

Oil Rebounds After Producers Lower Rig Counts

Crude oil rose in price after explorers in the U.S. reduced their rig counts to a low of five years, signaling further production drops. West Texas Intermediate futures bounced after news by Baker Hughes was released that said rigs... 
GM Projecting Record Month as Ford Tops Estimates

GM Projecting Record Month as Ford Tops Estimates

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles kept its streak of monthly sales alive as its U.S. deliveries were up 14% during September powered by a 40% rise by Jeep. GM, Nissan, and Ford beat estimates, while Fiat Chrysler and GM projected a sales pace... 
Raytheon Wins Cybersecurity Contract for $1 Billion

Raytheon Wins Cybersecurity Contract for $1 Billion

The Homeland Security Department awarded a huge contract for cybersecurity to Raytheon that is worth over $1 billion. Homeland Security hopes this will help to shore up the defenses of the federal government against the ongoing onslaught... 
Google Uses Android Allegedly to Stifle Its Competition

Google Uses Android Allegedly to Stifle Its Competition

Google’s dominance is possibly reaching alarming proportions, which is why the Federal Trade Commission in the U.S. might have to step in to ensure other app developers received enough exposure to users of Androids. The investigation... 
Golden Road Brewing Acquired by Anheuser-Busch InBev

Golden Road Brewing Acquired by Anheuser-Busch InBev

The largest Los Angeles craft brewery, Golden Road Brewing is being purchased by Anheuser-Busch InBev the beer giant. The news of the acquisition first broke on Wednesday morning as many from the craft beer industry from around the... 
Darden Raises Its Guidance on Revenue Increase

Darden Raises Its Guidance on Revenue Increase

Darden Restaurants Inc announced that sales had grown faster than were expected during its most recent quarter as the turnaround of the Olive Garden brands started to gain traction. Olive Garden was helped by its customized lunch options,... 
Brains Tested of Former Players in the NFL Continue Trend of CTE

Brains Tested of Former Players in the NFL Continue Trend of CTE

Researchers who are researching a degenerative form of disease in ex-NFL athletes say that 11 of the 12 brains of dead former players that were tested during the last year had showed signs of the development of chronic traumatic encephalopathy... 
China Asking Tech Firms to Sign New Controversial Pledge

China Asking Tech Firms to Sign New Controversial Pledge

U.S. tech companies are being pressured by China to agree to many measures that could ultimately force them to hand over their user data to the central government. According to a report in the New York Times, a government agency in... 
Steep Drop in Output of Autos Lowers Production in Factories

Steep Drop in Output of Autos Lowers Production in Factories

Automakers in the U.S. cut back on production sharply in August, lowering the overall output in factories and highlighting a weak spot in the economy a day prior to a key meeting of the Federal Reserve. Manufacturing production has... 
Compound in Red Wine Helps Slow Progress of Alzheimer’s

Compound in Red Wine Helps Slow Progress of Alzheimer’s

A small study found that the compound in red wine called resveratrol, which is also found in dark chocolate and red grapes, might help to slow down the progress of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers from Georgetown University saw that... 
Cuba Releasing 3,500 Prisoners Prior to Pope Arriving

Cuba Releasing 3,500 Prisoners Prior to Pope Arriving

Cuba announced that it would release over 3,500 prisoners in a gesture of goodwill ahead of a Pope Francis visit. The Caribbean island government in the capital of Havana said those who will be freed include inmates due for conditional... 
McDonald’s: Cage Free Eggs Within Ten Years

McDonald’s: Cage Free Eggs Within Ten Years

McDonald’s is making changes again. The burger chain announced it would be switching to all cage-free eggs within the next decade. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, cage free eggs are from birds that can... 
Sales Dip for GM during August in China

Sales Dip for GM during August in China

General Motors Co reported on Monday its largest drop in sales for China in the past five months during August as many global automakers are struggling with a deepening slowdown in the economy and dropping equities in the largest auto... 
Brain Stimulation Could Ease Motion Sickness Symptoms

Brain Stimulation Could Ease Motion Sickness Symptoms

A team from Imperial College London said that early trials using 20 people suggested the method of using electricity stimulation of the brain could ease motion sickness symptoms similar to the effect that drugs have but without any... 
Haggen Suing Albertsons Following Their Merger

Haggen Suing Albertsons Following Their Merger

Haggen has filed a lawsuit on September 1 that seeks over $1 billion in damages from the supermarket chain Albertsons. The complaint claims that Albertsons made systematic and coordinated efforts to eliminate competition and Haggen... 
Lululemon Price Increases Raise Customers’ Ire (NASDAQ:LULU)

Lululemon Price Increases Raise Customers’ Ire (NASDAQ:LULU)

Some Lululemon customers are hopping mad at the company’s latest attempt to raise prices on their products. The price hikes were spotted by eagle eyed customers on Tuesday. They reported that the company increased prices for... 
Unemployment in Germany Drops While Manufacturing Gains Momentum

Unemployment in Germany Drops While Manufacturing Gains Momentum

German unemployment dropped during August, while manufacturing increased momentum, signaling that the largest economy in Europe would maintain growth. Joblessness fell by 7,000 on a seasonally adjusted rate to 2.79 million said the... 
Alnylam New Drug Might Threaten Regeneron, Amgen and Sanofi

Alnylam New Drug Might Threaten Regeneron, Amgen and Sanofi

An experimental drug made by Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and Medicines Co, was able to cut the bad LDL cholesterol levels amongst patients in a small scale trial by almost as much as the new treatments offered by Amgen Inc, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals... 
Jobless Claims in U.S. Remain Close to Historic Lows

Jobless Claims in U.S. Remain Close to Historic Lows

The number of people in the U.S. seeking unemployment benefits last week for the first time fell, suggesting the U.S. labor market has remained healthy. The initial claims for jobless benefits a proxy for countrywide layoffs in the... 
Verizon FiOS Service Delayed In Many NYC Neighborhoods (NYSE:VZ)

Verizon FiOS Service Delayed In Many NYC Neighborhoods (NYSE:VZ)

In 2008, New York City came to an agreement with Verizon for the company to offer its high-speed FiOS Internet service throughout the city. Under the agreement, Verizon would lay enough fiber-optic cable for FiOS to pass all three... 
China Lowers Interest Rates and Reserve Ratio

China Lowers Interest Rates and Reserve Ratio

The central bank of China cut its interest rates as well as lowered the amount of reserves that banks are required to hold. This was the second time in the past two months the central bank has done this. The hope of the bank was to... 
Boy Born Without Ears Receives New Pair in Surgery

Boy Born Without Ears Receives New Pair in Surgery

For most of the kids, the first day of school is to show off their new clothes and explain to their friends what they did during the summer. However, for Eli Bell an 8-year old, it was about showing of a new pair of ears. Aaron his... 
Canadian Inflation Measure Up 1.3% during July

Canadian Inflation Measure Up 1.3% during July

Annual inflation in Canada increased at a faster rate in July due to high costs for items than were imported like cars and food that offset the lower prices of gasoline and energy. The all-items consumer price index for Canada was... 
Trimming Expenses Led To Stronger Earnings For Target (NYSE:TGT)

Trimming Expenses Led To Stronger Earnings For Target (NYSE:TGT)

Intensive cost cutting lifted Target’s bottom line in the most recent quarter. For the second quarter of its fiscal year, Target reported adjusted earnings of $1.22 a share. This was considerably higher than analysts’ estimates... 
American Eagle Sees Growth in Comparable Store Sales

American Eagle Sees Growth in Comparable Store Sales

American Eagle Outfitters the retailer for teen apparel reported its best growth in comparable sales in the past 13 quarters helped by a broader range of merchandise and less discounts. American Eagle, unlike its rivals Abercrombie... 
Jason Day’s Failures Prepared Him for Winning the PGA Championship

Jason Day’s Failures Prepared Him for Winning the PGA Championship

Australian Jason Day believes that the previous near misses on the golf course prepared him to keep his nerves in check so he could win Sunday’s PGA Championship at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin. The 27-year old had finished... 
North Dakota Oil Production Holding Its Own

North Dakota Oil Production Holding Its Own

North Dakota is doing well as far as oil producing is concerned, despite the huge drop in the price of oil and predictions the shale boom in the U.S. was soon fade. The Department of Mineral Resources in North Dakota released a new...