25 arrested at national minimum-wage protest in NYC

25 arrested at national minimum-wage protest in NYC

In addition to fast-food workers, the Fight for 15's November 29 action will include airport workers from Los Angeles International Airport to Newark International Airport. Anticipated is strikes by thousands of fast food workers in more than 340 United States cities, as well as strikes and civil disobedience from workers at Chicago's O'Hare airport and 20 more of the country's largest airports. Read More

Lilly Alzheimer's drug fails in latest study

Lilly shares had plummeted about 13 percent in midmorning trading, even as analysts said they had low hopes for solanezumab, a drug created to slow the progression of the neurodegenerative disease that affects 47 million people. The results were unveiled in the company's Expedition 3 study. Until yesterday morning, it had hoped to roll the drug out for patients by 2018 - and expected to gain £4billion of sales every year as a result. Read More

Black Friday brings out shoppers, eventually

Black Friday brings out shoppers, eventually

A crush of shoppers clamored through the doors of Cabela's first thing in the morning Friday. Joel Blachek, an employee of Vitamin World, said it seemed to him that only the big anchor stores were seeing a lot real business. "I woke up for Thanksgiving ", Moore said. "There's no parking and there are crowds everywhere", Wilcox said. As the day went on, one crowd replaced another at shopping malls and stores all over Central Ohio, everyone looking for "that" item. Read More

Melania Trump Is Set to Be a Long-Distance First Lady

Melania Trump Is Set to Be a Long-Distance First Lady

The beefed-up security will protect Trump when he is in NY and watch over the president-elect's wife Melania and 10-year-old son Barron who are said to be staying in the building until the spring of 2017. Similarly, it cost roughly $2 million a year for the U.S. Coast Guard to station boats off the coast of George H.W. Bush's Kennebunkport, Maine estate during his presidency. Read More

OPEC production cuts on the horizon?

The contract fell 0.3 per cent to US$46.49 a barrel yesterday. Brent crude oil was up 80 cents a barrel at $47.43 by 1255 GMT (6:25 p.m.in India). Crude inventories climbed by 3.6 million barrels to 488.8 million barrels in the week ended 11 November, the API report showed, compared with analyst expectations for an increase of 1.5 million barrels. Read More

Sunoco Acquiring Energy Transfer Partners in $20B Deal

Sunoco Acquiring Energy Transfer Partners in $20B Deal

SXL recently reported its Q3 results, which showed a 10% increase in earnings and distributable cash flow, based on the same period previous year. The company's quarterly revenue was down 8.8% compared to the same quarter past year. Market capitalization is calculated by multiplying a company's shares outstanding by the current market price of one share. They issued an equal weight rating and a $48.00 price target for the company. Read More

Amid uncertainty, UK Treasury chief to offer bleak outlook

Hammond announced a focus on improving productivity through infrastructure, creating the biggest government investment programme in over a decade, pledging to spend £23 billion ($28.5 billion) on technology, housing, and transport infrastructure. Read More

Euro zone composite PMI unexpectedly increases in November

Euro zone composite PMI unexpectedly increases in November

The figure was higher than the consensus forecast of 53.4 and also the highest reading for 13 months. Underlying the expansion was a further rise in service sector activity, the fifth in as many months. With firms' outstanding order book volumes Markit Eurozone PMI and GDP accumulating to the greatest extent in five and a half years, companies took on more staff to help raise operating capacity. Read More

Attack Black Friday with a plan

Attack Black Friday with a plan

The retailer is kicking off Black Friday deals on Thursday, while the post-Black Friday deals part of Cyber Week starts on Black Friday . The company predicts that sales for this holiday season will jump by as much as 19 per cent from previous year, to $81 billion. Read More

Trump again disavows alt-right, white supremacists

Trump again disavows alt-right, white supremacists

Trump and his representatives have repeatedly disavowed endorsements from various white nationalist and Neo-Nazi groups, including the Ku Klux Klan. Speaking to the New York Times about the alt-right movement in general, Mr Trump said: "I don't want to energise the group, and I disavow the group". Read More

Crazy Harry Potter Fan Theories (That Are Totally Believable)

The film delivered a solid $ 75 million opening weekend . This image released by Warner Bros. " Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them " is a part of the same universe that was shown in the Harry Potter films , but this one goes back to the New York City in the 1920s. Read More

Chancellor eyes boost to homes and wages in Autumn Statement

Ian Stewart, chief United Kingdom economist at Deloitte, said: "I'd expect this Autumn Statement to be short on the eye-catching surprises beloved of Mr Hammond's predecessor, with the watchwords of dependability and consistency in times of uncertainty". Read More

Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) Shares Soars 11% in Premarket Trade

Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) Shares Soars 11% in Premarket Trade

Net income dropped $400 million for the entire year, while net income this quarter dropped $66 million, compared to the fourth quarter of 2015. Global net sales and revenue was $6.52 billion. Fiscal 2017 net income is expected to be about $1.4 billion. Deere posted earnings of 90 cents per share in the fourth quarter, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 36 cents by a wide margin of 150%. Read More

Sensex surges 170 points in early trade

Sensex surges 170 points in early trade

Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked people for expressing "continued faith" in BJP and its "unwavering focus on development and good governance" after the party scored victories in bypolls in three states and did well in West Bengal and Tripura, defying speculation on adverse impact of ongoing demonetization. Read More

Santander drops out of R3 consortium

Santander drops out of R3 consortium

The investment bank, which was one of the first nine to join R3 in fall 2015, chose to exit the group after failing to agree on terms of a prospective fundraising deal, sources close to the matter told Fortune . Most of the member banks have agreed to the new terms of the deal, which, among other things, says that the banks will acquire a stake in the development lab where new blockchain-based applications are tested. Read More

UPDATED Wall Street stocks hit record highs

UPDATED Wall Street stocks hit record highs

The new milestone for the S&P 500 pushed the index to an annual gain of 7.6 percent, a recovery for a gauge that started the year down as much as 11 percent. "Unless we're missing something here and there's some significant damage", markets should calm down, said Stephen Massocca, chief investment officer of Wedbush Equity Management LLC in San Francisco. Read More

Volkswagen bets on new technology to bounce back from crisis

Frankfurt am Main (AFP) - Volkswagen on Tuesday said it wanted to be the world leader in electric cars by 2025 as the German auto giant unveiled a major shift to clean-energy vehicles in the wake of the dieselgate emissions cheating scandal. Read More

Volkswagen to shed 30000 jobs, cutting costs after scandal

And lift the VW brand's operating margin to 4 percent by 2020, from an expected 2 percent this year. This exercise should bring in annual savings of $3.9 billion (€3.7 billion) by 2020. With 610,000 workers globally, VW previous year built slightly fewer vehicles than Toyota which has 350,000 staff. The company cut a deal with its powerful worker representatives under which future investment would be in Germany and the reduction in staff would rely on voluntary departures such as early ... Read More

India struggles as millions throng banks to swap currency

By midday, the lines snaked back and forth across the parking lot outside the Axis Bank branch in central New Delhi . Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said there have been reports of "unscrupulous people" who have organized groups of innocent people and sent them from bank to bank to swap old notes. Read More

United Nations slams Australia's approach to migrants arriving by boat

CANBERRA-The United Nations' top human rights envoy urged Europe not to view Australia as a model for solving the continent's migrant crisis, condemning Australia's system of offshore detention for asylum seekers as "cruel, inhuman and degrading". Read More

Trump at home in NYC causing chaos in the streets

The fortified area around Trump Tower in New York City is in for beefed-up security measures from now until Inauguration Day, according to city and federal officials who spoke at a news conference this afternoon. Mayor de Blasio said it would be appreciated if the public avoided Trump Tower, which sits on Fifth Ave. between 57th and 56th Sts. ► How will the high-end retail businesses along Fifth Avenue be affected? "To the extent you can. Read More

Axis Bank cuts lending rates

Axis Bank cuts lending rates

Abasis point is 0.01percentage point. "Therefore, lending rates too will fall but after a gap", said SBI Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya. "This will naturally result in a drop in lending rates". According to RBI data , total deposits in the system are close to Rs 100 lakh crore. Canara Bank announced lowering its deposit rates in the range of 0.05-0.25 per cent. Read More

Labor board declares Illinois contract talks at impasse

Labor board declares Illinois contract talks at impasse

The impasse could force the union to either accept the state's contract terms or go on strike. He said the plan doesn't meet federal requirements about a person's participation in the registration process and puts too much of a burden on the State Board of Elections to verify eligibility. Read More

Mexico raises benchmark interest rate half point to 5.25

Mexico raises benchmark interest rate half point to 5.25

The Banco de Mexico raised its key rate 50 basis points (bps) to 5.25 per cent, its highest since May 2009. In its policy statement, the bank acknowledged the uncertainty over Mr. The central bank insisted the country's banks were well capitalized, but that the government should still take further steps to improve economic fundamentals. Read More

No. 20 Florida State

No. 20 Florida State

And research by ESPN.com's David Hale notes that FSU is giving up just 330.8 yards per game and 1.37 points per drive in the Seminoles' last five games. Senior DeMarcus Walker had a half sack, giving him 11 on the season and 23.5 sacks in his career. The top 5 was the same in each of the two traditional polls. Read More

Twitter suspends several alt-right accounts

Twitter suspends several alt-right accounts

Just hours after introducing features to stop online abuse and harassment , Twitter has suspended the accounts of prominent pundits in the alt-right movement, USA Today repots. Another suggested that Twitter is a valuable lifeline for the movement arguing that, "the benefits of Twitter are interacting with normies, influencing discussion and getting alt-right memes trending". Read More

Attention, Weeping Iowan Collegians:

Attention, Weeping Iowan Collegians: "Suck It Up, Buttercup"

The colleges that fund such programs with taxpayer dollars would be vulnerable to a budget cut for double the amount they spend. The " suck it up, buttercup bill " would also create new criminal penalties for protesters who successfully shuts down a highway. Read More

Germany at heart of modest Q3 growth in the eurozone

Germany at heart of modest Q3 growth in the eurozone

That was lower than the consensus forecast in a Reuters poll for 0.3 percent growth. This was in line with market expectations and also in line with the rate recorded for the second quarter. "If Germany's single most important trading partner, the USA, really moves towards more protectionism, this would definitely leave its mark on German growth". Read More

Jayalalitha hints at recovery in 'rebirth' letter

Jayalalitha hints at recovery in 'rebirth' letter

Stating that she does not have any grievances in view of people's "great love" for her, she said, "with God's grace, after recovering fully, I will resume work". "All that I can say very clearly is that she is very satisfied". Mr. Stalin claimed that while he wished that Ms. Jayalalithaa recovered quickly, as Leader of the Opposition, he would like her to explain the truth behind the statement that was issued on Sunday. Read More

Polling misfires to be explored after unexpected Trump win

Trump said the pair "discussed a lot of different situations - some wonderful and some difficulties", and that he looked forward to receiving Obama's advice as he readies to assume office in January. The Obama administration started working on transition planning in early 2016, establishing a White House Transition Coordinating Council. "As I said last night, my No. Read More