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Staten Island Mall hours for Thanksgiving, Black Friday 2017 Staten Island Mall hours for Thanksgiving, Black Friday 2017
- November 08, 2017

Best Buy is among those not waiting until Thanksgiving Day to begin their Black Friday sales. Retailers are releasing their ads even earlier. Best Buy will open at 5 p.m. this year as it has done every year since 2014. JCPenney and Macy's are among the retailers in the Staten Island Mall that have already released their Black Friday ads. (more...)
Oil Prices Slip After Surprise Build In Crude Inventories Oil Prices Slip After Surprise Build In Crude Inventories
- November 08, 2017

USA crude was down 0.3% to $57.04. The EIA also said crude stocks increased by 2.2 million barrels, shocking the market after analysts polled by Reuters had forecast a 2.9 million-barrel draw and industry group the American Petroleum Institute on Tuesday reported a decline of 1.6 million barrel. (more...)
Plane engine catches fire while landing at Seattle airport Plane engine catches fire while landing at Seattle airport
- November 08, 2017

Looks like an apparent engine caught fire. He said the plane caught fire as the plane was landing, but that it went out before the fire crews arrived. A SeaTac spokesperson told CBS News the plane was an Airbus A330, and that no issues or alarms were raised when the aircraft was in the air. Flames were as long as the plane. (more...)
Which Option is Best? - Buy or Sell - Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD)
- November 08, 2017

Rbs Prns Ltd Partnership has invested 33.42% in Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ: SHLD ). Force Capital Management Llc bought 155,000 shares as the company's stock rose 3.98% with the market. Sears has closed more than 400 stores in the past year. Goodhaven Capital Management Llc owns 61,997 shares for 0.27% of their portfolio. Analysts have given a mean recommendation of 4.00 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong ... (more...)
Yahoo's Mayer points to Russians in data-breach apology
- November 08, 2017

It also featured current and former CEOs of Equifax, which suffered a 2017 breach that reportedly affected approximately 145 million individuals and exposed sensitive personal and financial information. "And there should be consequences if they fail to do so". "We did not meet the public's expectations, and now it's up to us to prove that we can regain their trust", Barros said. (more...)
United States efforts for talks with NK 'discouraging' United States efforts for talks with NK 'discouraging'
- November 08, 2017

But the U.S. president - on the final leg of a 12-day trip to Asia - may find that his unique style of diplomacy isn't enough to persuade the communist strongman. "So North Korea will be high on the agenda". "How President Trump communicates with the outside is not something you need to worry about", he said. (more...)
Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing now available in kegs Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing now available in kegs
- November 08, 2017

And this isn't the only product Hidden Valley released for the ranch-obsessed. The keg measures in at 9.7 inches tall and 6.3 inches in diameter. It is a year supply of Hidden Valley Ranch after all! The keg will cost you $50. They'll be no more stopping your salad-n-wings party to open up those pesky bottles of dressing, because, like Flavourgallery.com says, "It isn't a party unless the Hidden Valley® Ranch is flowin". (more...)
Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce gains living wage accreditation Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce gains living wage accreditation
- November 08, 2017

It is paid on a voluntary basis by employers and is updated annually. The strikes were timed to highlight the release of the Living Wage Foundation's new recommendations on pay-£10.20 an hour in London and £8.75 outside London. Gemma Fiddler, head of HR at GBCC, said: "Inherent in our core values is the recognition given to the contribution of our employees in achieving our business objectives and continued growth [and] success". (more...)
Shocking moment woman steals money from Uber driver's tip jar Shocking moment woman steals money from Uber driver's tip jar
- November 08, 2017

The woman looks straight at the into the car's security camera, while her friends laugh, talk and look at their phones. However, soon it can be seen that she continued her game and while looking directly at the camera, the woman put her hand inside the box and took the entire amount with her. (more...)
SFE Investment Counsel Sells 1919 Shares of CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) SFE Investment Counsel Sells 1919 Shares of CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS)
- November 08, 2017

The rating was initiated by Robert W. Baird with "Outperform" on Friday, January 22. The stock increased 1.28% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $35.68. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.12 in Q2 2017. The company has mean EPS estimate of 1.24 reported by 15 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Sep2017). (more...)
Few Xbox One X Consoles Reportedly Dying After A Few Hours Few Xbox One X Consoles Reportedly Dying After A Few Hours
- November 08, 2017

Provided as a free update to Xbox players, ARK on Xbox One X takes full advantage of the new system's power, delivering next-generation gaming with brilliant HDR visuals, 1440p high-resolution options, longer draw distances and enhanced visual effects, higher framerates, significantly reduced load times and much more. (more...)
Wow ratchets Icelandair rivalry with JFK route Wow ratchets Icelandair rivalry with JFK route
- November 08, 2017

Icelandic budget airline Wow Air is now selling one-way flights from London Stansted to JFK International in NY for as low as £99 ($130) - which is less than the cost of the taxes. Dollars 99 one-way tickets from JFK will go on sale today for passengers looking to travel to Paris, Amsterdam, London Stansted, Frankfurt, Dublin , Copenhagen and Berlin. (more...)
Uber in deal with NASA to build flying taxi software Uber in deal with NASA to build flying taxi software
- November 08, 2017

Uber claims customers will be able to beat the traffic and slash travel times at prices not too dissimilar to its auto service service. "We are now a major company on the world stage and you can't do things the same way where you are a large-scale, global company that you can do when you are a small, scrappy startup ". (more...)
Time Warner Inc. (TWX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Cowen and Company Time Warner Inc. (TWX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Cowen and Company
- November 08, 2017

The institutional investor held 23,200 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $427,000, down from 51,800 at the end of the previous reported quarter. This represents a $1.61 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, October 6th. Time Warner's payout ratio is now 30.73%. (more...)
Parity wallet vulnerability freezes US$278 million of ethereum Parity wallet vulnerability freezes US$278 million of ethereum
- November 08, 2017

Parity Technologies Ltd., a London-based startup that makes software for so-called crypto wallets, issued a "critical" security alert Tuesday after certain users had funds frozen. This means that now no funds can be moved out of the multi-sig wallets. It is the second setback to be discovered following the original Parity breach in July that led to US$30 million of ether (ETH) being stolen. (more...)
Healthcare, IT stocks push Sensex up 80 points Healthcare, IT stocks push Sensex up 80 points
- November 08, 2017

BSE Sensex was up by over 24 points or 0.07% at 33,395.63 while the wider NSE Nifty was up by over 11 points or 0.11% at 10,361.30. Both indexes posted their biggest percentage loss in almost six weeks. Major Sensex losers were: Lupin, down 16.84 per cent at Rs 860.50; Cipla , down 7.18 per cent at Rs 608.35; SBI, down 3.57 per cent at Rs 317.20; Tata Motors (DVR), down 3.47 per cent at Rs 250.25; and Bharti Airtel , down 3.45 per cent at Rs 514.35. (more...)
The Walt Disney Company (DIS) Stake Increased by HL Financial Services LLC The Walt Disney Company (DIS) Stake Increased by HL Financial Services LLC
- November 08, 2017

With that said, researchers took a deep dive into the hotly debated question: is it too early to buy The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ). Pinnacle Wealth Management Advisory Group Llc increased its stake in Walt Disney Co ( DIS ) by 76.71% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Traveller assaulted by staff at Delhi airport, govt seeks report Traveller assaulted by staff at Delhi airport, govt seeks report
- November 08, 2017

The incident is from mid October when passenger Ravi Katiyal flew into Delhi from Chennai. "I was standing in the shade of a plane when a ground staff started shouting at me in a very rude manner". IndiGo, which flies about one in every two passengers in the country, said in a statement that it had apologised to the passenger after the incident and has taken action against the staff . (more...)
Second day of strike action at Irish Rail takes place tomorrow Second day of strike action at Irish Rail takes place tomorrow
- November 08, 2017

Hundreds of services will be cancelled, replacement buses will be laid on and services that do run will be busier than normal, passengers have been warned. The letter said: 'I remain concerned that in the event of a train evacuation, derailment or incapacitated driver, the absence of a guard to assist could leave passengers at risk. (more...)
Qualcomm and Broadcom would dominate wireless business Qualcomm and Broadcom would dominate wireless business
- November 08, 2017

Qualcomm responded by stating that it would review the bid in order to determine whether to accept or decline the offer . However, Qualcomm will likely reject Broadcom's bid as "too low", and opt to remain an independent company. However, some analysts believe that Broadcom does not have the financial capacity to acquire Qualcomm and that the acquisition might generate negative returns for Broadcom shareholders. (more...)
Hidden Valley now sells a 5-liter keg of ranch dressing Hidden Valley now sells a 5-liter keg of ranch dressing
- November 07, 2017

The keg is now available for pre-order and will begin shipping on December 11 - just in time for Christmas and the NFL Playoffs. It arrives empty, but comes with 12 bottles of ranch that you can fill it with, on an as-needed basis. Can't get enough ranch dressing? And for the ultimate ranch fan, there's the Hidden Valley Holiday Ranch Fountain, complete with a skirt. No worries. (more...)
Nut for us: Fans' fury as Nutella changes colour - and gets sweeter Nut for us: Fans' fury as Nutella changes colour - and gets sweeter
- November 07, 2017

Ferret, the company behind the brand, said it tweaked the formula following a report by a german consumer group, taking out some of its chocolate content. The company reportedly said: "The quality. and all the other characteristics of Nutella remain the same". And this is one of this things! However, it's been reported that the new-recipe jars contain a spread that is lighter in colour, which has led many concerned chocolate-lovers to believe that cacao levels have been sacraficed. (more...)
Energy suppliers SSE and Npower in 'well advanced' merger talks Energy suppliers SSE and Npower in 'well advanced' merger talks
- November 07, 2017

On Tuesday, SSE confirmed that it has been in talks with innogy over creating a new independent energy supply company, which would combine both companies' household energy supply and services business in the UK. As of July this year SSE had around 7.7 million customers which, if combined with the 5.1 million now signed up to innogy's GB-facing brand, would see the entity rival British Gas for customer numbers. (more...)
Weight Watchers Strengthens with Q3 Figures Weight Watchers Strengthens with Q3 Figures
- November 07, 2017

The company has a quick ratio of 0.70, a current ratio of 0.79 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.66. The media mogul bought a 9.89% stake in the company in 2015 at $6.79 per share, and has seen the price climb to around $52 today. A rating of 4 or 5 would indicate a Sell. The firm's stock has a market capitalization of $2.87 bln. WTW shares were higher about 10% after the bell Monday. (more...)
Waymo's fully self-driving cars are here Waymo's fully self-driving cars are here
- November 07, 2017

He ticked off the ways driverless cars could be redesigned if the vehicle didn't need space for a driver: to ferry groceries, as a "personal dining room" or for naps. The state of Arizona has no restrictions on self-driving cars. The employee won't be in the driver's seat and will probably sit behind the driver's seat. (more...)