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General Electric Announces Plans To Shrink Itself Further

General Electric Announces Plans To Shrink Itself Further

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has announced plans to shrink its business even further by spinning off its health care business and selling its stake in oil and gas company Baker Hughes. The moves are part of the company’s plan to shed... 
A New Solution That Will Advance Your Business

A New Solution That Will Advance Your Business

Your medical facility needs to be properly maintained in order for it to grow and thrive. And with BiMedis, you’ll have a reliable tool to help with the sales and equipment portion of your business. Ready to learn how BiMedis can... 
Amazon Ready To Release New Fire TV Cube

Amazon Ready To Release New Fire TV Cube

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has debuted the new Fire TV Cube, its new high-end Fire TV that you can completely control via Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant. The Fire TV Cube will begin shipping on June 21 and costs $119. Amazon Prime members... 
Starbucks Announces New Customer Service Policy

Starbucks Announces New Customer Service Policy

Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) has announced a new policy of inclusivity for its stores nationwide. The new policy will permit anyone to sit in its cafes and patios or use the stores’ restrooms, regardless of whether they’ve bought anything.... 
SmugMug Acquires Flickr From Verizon’s Oath

SmugMug Acquires Flickr From Verizon’s Oath

Photo sharing and storage company SmugMug has announced that it has purchased Flickr from Verizon’s Oath for an undisclosed sum. SmugMug is an independent, family-run company. Founded in 2002, the company now has millions of... 
Hundreds Of Jobs Cut At Ohio General Motors Plant

Hundreds Of Jobs Cut At Ohio General Motors Plant

A General Motors plant in Lordstown, Ohio is cutting several hundred jobs. Plant leaders informed workers the facility will be eliminating one of two shifts starting in mid-June. The cuts will eliminate up to half of the current jobs... 
Jesse Jackson Calls For Boycott Of Kroger Stores

Jesse Jackson Calls For Boycott Of Kroger Stores

The Rev. Jesse Jackson has called for a boycott of Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) stores over the company closing locations in minority communities while building upscale stores in suburbs. Last year, Kroger closed 41 stores out of its nearly... 
How Technological Development Affected Stock Trading

How Technological Development Affected Stock Trading

The classic definition of stock trading has nothing in common we have come to know trading nowadays. The advancement of technology has taken over this business as well, by making possible speedy communication of data and moving things... 
Oracle Lawsuit Against Google Reopened

Oracle Lawsuit Against Google Reopened

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reopened a copyright case between Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) and Alphabet Inc.’s Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL). The appeals court ruled that Google’s use of Java shortcuts to develop... 
The continued success of 888 Holdings

The continued success of 888 Holdings

888 Holdings are one of the market leading gaming and casino organisations in the UK. Operating from Gibraltar, 888 offer sports, casino, poker and even bingo through partner sites like Wink Bingo. With year on year growth that exceeded... 
3 ways to create an effective sales incentive program

3 ways to create an effective sales incentive program

In the modern business world, it’s no longer just about who has a better product. You may have groundbreaking technology and innovation backing you up but without an effective sales incentive program, you might as well have thrown... 
Herbalife War Comes To An End

Herbalife War Comes To An End

William Ackman has ended his five-year crusade against Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF), bringing one of Wall Street’s longest-running, most expensive fights to a conclusion. Sources familiar with the matter said the activist investor... 
California Investigating Aetna Over Insurance Claim Denials

California Investigating Aetna Over Insurance Claim Denials

California’s insurance commissioner has launched an investigation into Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) over the dubious nature of some of its insurance claim denials. The investigation was sparked by the admission of a former medical... 
Toys R Us Announces Planned Store Closures

Toys R Us Announces Planned Store Closures

Toys R Us Inc. has announced plans to close about 180 U.S. stores as part of its reorganization plan. The closures are scheduled to begin next month and the majority of the targeted locations will go dark by mid-April. The company... 
Discovery Communications Moving To New York

Discovery Communications Moving To New York

Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA) has announced its headquarters will be moving from Silver Spring, Maryland to New York in the second half of 2019. David Zaslav, Discovery’s chief executive, wrote in an email to employees,... 
Commercial Air Travel Safer Than Ever

Commercial Air Travel Safer Than Ever

According to a new report, 2017 was the safest year ever for commercial air travel. There were only 111 recorded accidents and 13 deaths worldwide. That’s a rate of one fatal accident for every 16 million flights. Lead researcher... 
Jack in the Box Offering Merry Munchie Meals To Stoner Set

Jack in the Box Offering Merry Munchie Meals To Stoner Set

California begins legal recreational marijuana sales at the beginning of the new year and one fast-food chain is looking to take advantage of the event. San Diego-based Jack in the Box (NASDAQ: JACK) is introducing a Merry Munchie... 
Walt Disney Co. To Buy Fox For $52.4B

Walt Disney Co. To Buy Fox For $52.4B

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) has reached a deal to buy the entertainment assets of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX), the media empire controlled by Rupert Murdoch, in an all-stock transaction. Disney will give Fox shareholders... 
Lennar To Buy CalAtlantic For Nearly $6 Billion

Lennar To Buy CalAtlantic For Nearly $6 Billion

Two of the nation’s biggest residential-construction companies have announced that they are joining forces. The Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) announced that it would buy the CalAtlantic Group (NYSE:CAA) in a stock-and-cash deal worth... 
Twitter Tops Estimates For The Third Quarter

Twitter Tops Estimates For The Third Quarter

Twitter Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) beat sales estimates in the third quarter of its fiscal year. Twitter reported its net loss narrowed to $21.1 million, or 3 cents a share, in the quarter. On an adjusted basis, the company reported profit of... 
AT&T Quarterly Results Miss Estimates

AT&T Quarterly Results Miss Estimates

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has missed analysts’ expectations with its latest quarterly results. The company reported net income of $3.0 billion, or 49 cents a share, for the quarter ended Sept. 30, down from $3.3 billion, or 54 cents... 
Netflix To Issue Bonds To Fund New Content

Netflix To Issue Bonds To Fund New Content

Video streaming service Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) has announced plans to spend up to $8 billion on new shows next year, up from a previous target of $7 billion. According to chief content officer Ted Sarandos, Netflix plans to release... 
Costco Offering New Delivery Options

Costco Offering New Delivery Options

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) has announced the roll out of two grocery delivery services for its members. The move brings fresh produce, packaged goods, and other items straight to customers’ homes. One delivery option is Costco... 
Whole Foods Price Cuts Attract New Customers

Whole Foods Price Cuts Attract New Customers

Whole Foods recently made headlines for cutting prices on a variety of popular grocery items. The company cut prices on items such as avocados, rotisserie chicken, and bananas on Aug. 28. However, the price cuts may not be producing... 
Equifax To Offer Free Credit Locking Service

Equifax To Offer Free Credit Locking Service

Equifax (NYSE:EFX) has implemented new measures to make it easier for consumers to control access to their credit records. Equifax is implementing a new credit lock service that will be free for life. New Equifax Chief Executive Officer... 
Boeing Wins Ruling Against Bombardier Subsidies

Boeing Wins Ruling Against Bombardier Subsidies

The U.S. Commerce Department levied duties of nearly 220 percent on Canada’s Bombardier C Series aircraft sold in the United States. The Commerce department ruled that Bombardier was selling jets at artificially low prices in... 
Walgreens To Make Modifications To Rite Aid Deal

Walgreens To Make Modifications To Rite Aid Deal

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) is reportedly planning to modify its agreement to buy Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE:RAD) stores to resolve outstanding antitrust concerns. The companies and the Federal Trade Commission are close to... 
Women Hit Google With Pay Discrimination Suit

Women Hit Google With Pay Discrimination Suit

A lawsuit has been filed against Google, accusing the company of discriminating against female employees on pay and promotions. The lawsuit claims, “Google has discriminated and continues to discriminate against its female employees... 
HP Enterprise Beats Expectations For Fiscal Third Quarter

HP Enterprise Beats Expectations For Fiscal Third Quarter

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. (NYSE:HPE) reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and revenue in its fiscal third quarter ended July 31. HPE said that it earned 31 cents a share for the quarter, which topped analysts’ forecasts... 
1.4 Million More Suspect Accounts Add To Wells Fargo’s Woes

1.4 Million More Suspect Accounts Add To Wells Fargo’s Woes

Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE:WFC) has raised its estimate for how many bogus accounts employees may have created by nearly 70 percent. Wells Fargo said an internal review uncovered a total of 3.5 million potentially fraudulent bank... 
Uber’s Search For New CEO Almost Over

Uber’s Search For New CEO Almost Over

Uber Technologies Inc.’s search for new chief executive may be nearly over. The ride-hailing company’s board is planning to vote on the choice shortly, according to people with knowledge of the process. Over the weekend, the eight... 
Amazon Reveals Plans For Whole Foods After Merger

Amazon Reveals Plans For Whole Foods After Merger

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ:WFM) have announced a number of changes that will come with the closing of their merger. Amazon’s $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods will close on Monday August... 
Seattle is Now a Bike-Sharing Industry Leader

Seattle is Now a Bike-Sharing Industry Leader

Seattle, Washington has long been known for its cloudy days and great coffee. However, the city has another new distinction – bike-sharing hotspot. Less than five months ago, the city shut down its struggling bike-sharing system,... 
Analysts Say Victoria’s Secret Is Not Aware of Shoppers’ Wants

Analysts Say Victoria’s Secret Is Not Aware of Shoppers’ Wants

Victoria’s Secret is moving ahead with its plan to introduce more of its padded bras during the 2017 second six months. Parent company L Brands Inc. said Victoria’s Secret was maintaining its plan to push its constructed bras in... 
Walmart Same Store Sales Up, Purchases Online Increase 60%

Walmart Same Store Sales Up, Purchases Online Increase 60%

Walmart reported on Thursday sales and earnings for its second quarter that beat Wall Street expectations, with the big-box retailer continuing to grow its business online. Fresh new digital initiatives along with an increase in the... 
Dick’s Sporting Goods Stock Hit by Poor Sports and Gun Sales

Dick’s Sporting Goods Stock Hit by Poor Sports and Gun Sales

During trading on Tuesday afternoon, Dick’s Sporting Goods shares plunged after the sporting goods retailer came up short of expectations and cut its forecast for earnings. The price of Dick’s shares plunged 18% after gains during... 
Fosun and Shanghai Pharmaceuticals Bid for Arbor Stake

Fosun and Shanghai Pharmaceuticals Bid for Arbor Stake

Shanghai Pharmaceuticals Holding Company and a unit of Fosun Group in China are amongst the bidders to acquire a stake in Arbor Pharmaceuticals LLC a U.S. based specialty drug maker, the companies announced on Monday. The bids have... 
Amazon May Begin Selling Tickets to Events

Amazon May Begin Selling Tickets to Events

Amazon might start selling event tickets, says a new report by an international news agency. The giant in e-commerce has studied the ticket sales space, which for the most part is dominated in the United States by Ticketmaster owned... 
Sales at Macy’s Drop for the Tenth Consecutive Quarter

Sales at Macy’s Drop for the Tenth Consecutive Quarter

On Thursday, iconic department store chain Macy’s announced that is comparable sales had dropped by 2.8% during its second quarter. That marked the tenth straight three-month period of declines for the department store retailer. However,... 
Self-Driving Cars Race Narrowing Due to Doubts Over Profit

Self-Driving Cars Race Narrowing Due to Doubts Over Profit

Daimler and BMW, the world’s two top makers of luxury vehicles, have announced strategic alliances with their suppliers, touting the advantages of having a larger pool of engineers to continue development of an autonomous vehicle. However,... 
Dunkin’ Donuts Considering Rebranding to Dunkin’

Dunkin’ Donuts Considering Rebranding to Dunkin’

Popular donut and coffee house Dunkin’ Donuts will unveil a new store in August that will be called Dunkin’. Later in 2017 a few other stores called just Dunkin’ will open. The owner of Dunkin’ Donuts, Dunkin’ Brands said... 
Yelp Shares Soar on Unexpected Profit and Eat24 Sale

Yelp Shares Soar on Unexpected Profit and Eat24 Sale

Shares of Yelp rallied by up to 20% in trading afterhours on Thursday following the announcement it was selling one of its companies to GrubHub and would buy back shares worth $200 million. Yelp will sell its Eat24 business, an online... 
Hollywood Spending by Amazon Surges

Hollywood Spending by Amazon Surges

Amazon.com is ramping up its dollars it is spending on the creating as well as licensing of films and television shows, signaling that the e-commerce giant is planning to stay in show business long term. The issue was at the forefront... 
Apple Asks India Government for Tax Breaks for its Suppliers

Apple Asks India Government for Tax Breaks for its Suppliers

Apple Inc. has asked the government of India to give tax breaks to the iPhone maker’s suppliers if the south Asia country wants to become one of the manufacturing hubs for the iPhone and its many components. Officials in India say... 
Customers Of Wells Fargo To Be Refunded $80 Million Over Car Loan Insurance Issue

Customers Of Wells Fargo To Be Refunded $80 Million Over Car Loan Insurance Issue

Over half a million Wells Fargo auto loan clients who received improper charges for auto insurance will be given refunds amounting to approximately $80 million. Some of those practices happened between 2012 and early this year. In... 
JD.com Parts Ways With Logistics Partner Tiantian

JD.com Parts Ways With Logistics Partner Tiantian

JD.com, an online retailer based in China, has cut off ties with Tiantian, a courier group. The second largest online retailer in China after Alibaba told merchants to avoid using the services of Tiantian. This comes three months after... 
JPMorgan Chase Introduces A New Mortgage-Backed Securities Index

JPMorgan Chase Introduces A New Mortgage-Backed Securities Index

JPMorgan has launched a new securities index known as MAX. In the new index mortgage-backed securities of 20 years, 15 years and 30 years are combined. Tracking error is reduced since updates are made beginning with the sixth business... 
Exxon Fined By Treasury For Violating Sanctions

Exxon Fined By Treasury For Violating Sanctions

The U.S. Department of Treasury has ordered to ExxonMobil to pay a fine of $2 million for disregarding sanctions that had been imposed by the United States government on Russia. Violation of the sanctions occurred when Rex Tillerson,... 
Analysis Claims US Postal Service Subsidizes Amazon’s Parcel Deliveries

Analysis Claims US Postal Service Subsidizes Amazon’s Parcel Deliveries

Josh Sandbulte, a money manager and shipping industry analyst, has claimed that the United States Parcel is subsidizing Amazon’s parcel shipping efforts. About 66% of Amazon’s deliveries in the U.S. are made by USPS. According... 
Qualcomm Faces Fines After Losing Appeal

Qualcomm Faces Fines After Losing Appeal

Following the failure of Qualcomm’s legal efforts to stop the European Union from demanding that the chipmaker provide information required for an antitrust case involving its sales tactics, the San Diego, California-based tech company...