• Younkers announces several Northeast Wisconsin stores closing
Younkers announces several Northeast Wisconsin stores closing

With previously announced closings, the York-based retailer will now be shuttering 47 of its 260 stores in early 2018. Workers at stores listed for closing will be offered jobs at other locations. Sales are planned in the stores beginning at the end of the week and will run for about three months. The Bon-Ton released the full list today. Loca...

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  • Stocks fall sharply as sell-off continues
Stocks fall sharply as sell-off continues

The 30-stock index was also on track for its biggest two-day points drop since September 2016. The S&P 500 decreased 31.10 points, or 1.09 percent, to 2,822.43. Harley-Davidson dropped 8.1 percent after the motorcycle maker forecast a drop in shipments this year. The blue-chip index closed down 361 points, or 1.37%, to 26078 - the second day of...

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  • Gov. Baker calls allegations against casino mogul Steve Wynn 'distressing and appalling'
Gov. Baker calls allegations against casino mogul Steve Wynn 'distressing and appalling'

Sen. Rob Portman says he has donated money he received from Las Vegas billionaire Steve Wynn to charities working to stem human sex-trafficking in Ohio. The RNC has not yet said whether it will return any money donated by Wynn. Since 2013, Wynn has contributed almost $2.4 million to GOP candidates and party organizations around the country, i...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation texts and dueling memos escalate partisan combat over Russian Federation inquiry
Federal Bureau of Investigation texts and dueling memos escalate partisan combat over Russian Federation inquiry

That's according to the Alliance for Securing Democracy which researches influence operations by Russian Federation and other countries. GOP House members say the allegations inside the document are "jaw-dropping" and want the memo released to the public, much to the resistance of Democrats and some in the Trump administration.

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  • Feds decide Delta importing Bombardier jets from Canada won't hurt Boeing
Feds decide Delta importing Bombardier jets from Canada won't hurt Boeing

The International Trade Commission , which is a USA government agency, voted 4-0 to reject Boeing's plea for a 300 percent duty on sales of the Bombardier jets. Even though a Boeing appeal is more than expected, either in US courts or in the World Trade Organization, it is a bittersweet victory for Bombardier.

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  • Falcon Heavy rocket ready for fueling, static fire test
Falcon Heavy rocket ready for fueling, static fire test

If all went well, the Falcon Heavy could launch sometime in February. When the Falcon Heavy launches, it will carry Musk's personal Tesla Roadster into space. Last month he posted an image to Twitter of people stoof next to a landed Falcon Heavy rocket to give an idea of the vehicle's scale. There's no practical reason to launch the aut...

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  • U.S. crude oil tops $65 for first time since 2014
U.S. crude oil tops $65 for first time since 2014

Distillate demand remains robust, climbing more than 15% as it increased through 4-million barrels a day. Crude inventories fell 1. 1 million barrels in the week to January 19, compared with analyst expectations for a decrease of 1.6 million barrels.

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  • Banks Launch £225M Fund To Help Firms Hurt By Carillion
Banks Launch £225M Fund To Help Firms Hurt By Carillion

The BBC asked Lloyds whether there was a contradiction in its offering help now but refusing to lend Carillion more money. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has savaged what he called the "outsourcing racket" exposed by the company's collapse, vowing to tear up procurement rules to make the public sector the default choice for providing government serv...

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  • Facebook to let users rank 'trust' in news sources
Facebook to let users rank 'trust' in news sources

The surveys will ask a "diverse and representative" sample of Facebook users if they've heard of a news outlet and how much they trust it. On Friday, Zuckerberg said the reach of news could drop by 20 percent following the changes, calling it a "big change", from making up 5 percent of posts to accounting for 4 percent of posts in people's f...

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  • Amazon increased monthly prime membership fee by 18 percent
Amazon increased monthly prime membership fee by 18 percent

The total yearly cost will now be $155.88. Canadians are exempt from the monthly fee hike because all of Prime memberships in Canada are of the annual variety , the company confirmed to CBC News in an email. Amazon has not revealed details on the number of Prime subscribers but a report by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) estimated...

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  • New rates for 29 goods and 53 services under GST: Arun Jaitley
New rates for 29 goods and 53 services under GST: Arun Jaitley

Hasmukh Adhia, in New Delhi on January 18, 2018. The GST council in its 25th meeting on Thursday also discussed to further simplify the filing of returns. The Council has stated that GST on LPG supplied for supply to household domestic consumers by private LPG distributors will be 5 percent now from 18 percent.

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  • Bank of Canada hikes key interest rate to 1.25%
Bank of Canada hikes key interest rate to 1.25%

The Bank of Canada's ... more upbeat economic outlook suggests that it will hike rates again later this year, probably in April. In particular, there are signs of increasing momentum in the US economy, Canada's largest trading partner, which will be boosted further by recent tax changes, the bank said.

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  • Markets Right Now: Dow Jones industrials recede from 26000
Markets Right Now: Dow Jones industrials recede from 26000

The leading index of United States shares has risen 1,000 points in just 12 days - and six stock market trading sessions, given that Wall Street was closed for Martin Luther King Jr Day on Monday - fuelled by an upswing in the global economy and the prospect of bumper company earnings thanks to Donald Trump's corporate tax cuts .

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  • European Union to hold United Kingdom to CFP throughout Brexit transition
European Union to hold United Kingdom to CFP throughout Brexit transition

European Council president Donald Tusk has once again reminded Britain that Brexit can be stopped in its tracks. We here on the continent haven't had a change of heart - our hearts are still open to you. The paper said the European Union team will demand continuing full free movement rights for European Union citizens to come to Britain durin...

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  • Airbus may end A380 output as no new orders in 2 years
Airbus may end A380 output as no new orders in 2 years

Airbus has said it will have no other choice but to halt the costly A380 programme if Emirates does not place another order. "Quite honestly, if we can't work out a deal with Emirates there is no choice but to shut down the programme", Leahy said.

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  • Reliance Jio to develop its own cryptocurrency
Reliance Jio to develop its own cryptocurrency

The most popular application of blockchain technology has been cryptocurrencies, and Reliance Jio plans to create its own version called JioCoin, the daily said. IoT is a system of gadgets, such as, Smartphones, wearable gadgets, home machines and vehicles, associated with the web, which empowers these articles to interface and trade informat...

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  • Moon calls for 'heartfelt' Japan apology for WWII sex…
Moon calls for 'heartfelt' Japan apology for WWII sex…

Abe will then visit fellow Baltic states Latvia and Lithuania, before continuing on to Bulgaria, Serbia and Romania. The tour will bring to a record 76 the number of countries and regions he has visited during his second stint in office, begun in 2012.

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  • Brokerages Set Lexington Realty Trust (LXP) Target Price at $10.00
Brokerages Set Lexington Realty Trust (LXP) Target Price at $10.00

It is down 0.00% since January 11, 2017 and is. It has underperformed by 28.96% the S&P500. It increased, as 18 investors sold Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. 41 funds opened positions while 69 raised stakes. First Allied Advisory Services accumulated 23,718 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Healthcare Realty Trust Inc has a 1 year low of $29.67 and...

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  • Police Searching For Sports Reporter After She Goes Missing In South Texas
Police Searching For Sports Reporter After She Goes Missing In South Texas

According to KHOU-TV, the 29-year-old's phone was found inside the vehicle, and her purse with an iPad, computer and credit cards were found inside the shopping mall. Sunday. This is a developing story. CrimeOnline will provide an update when more information is available. Roland's Jeep Cherokee was found close to the mall just after midnight...

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  • MPs propose 25p 'latte levy' on coffee cups
MPs propose 25p 'latte levy' on coffee cups

Thanks to the UK's ever-growing coffee shop culture, and the general trend for using disposable cups given at the counter rather than reusable ones brought in from home, the country is throwing away a huge 2.5 billion disposable coffee cups each year, according to a study by Cardiff University.

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  • Lalu sentenced to 3.5 years Jail in fodder scam
Lalu sentenced to 3.5 years Jail in fodder scam

A bail plea will also be moved in the high court , Tejashwi told a press conference at the residence of his mother and former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi. "The special court's judgement to convict and sentence Lalu Prasad will not have impact on forces fighting for secularism and social justice". "It will now be hard to keep the RJD together...

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  • Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots soar to a combined $1 billion
Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots soar to a combined $1 billion

At the KJ's Superstore in Malad, the lottery line has remained steady. "I only play a few times a year, when (the jackpot) gets big", Pinter also said. There were 167 prizes worth $1 million or more went unclaimed in fiscal 2017 alone, according to Jacobson's data. If Mega Millions rolls Friday night, the jackpot could potentially increase up...

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  • Oil near 2015 highs on strong China data
Oil near 2015 highs on strong China data

US bank Goldman Sachs also warned of greater price volatility ahead, citing rising tensions in the Middle East, especially between OPEC members Saudi Arabia and Iran, along with soaring USA oil production. Some analysts think Friday's crude gains will evaporate sooner than later: "The current highs are unsustainable in the short-to-medium term, w...

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  • Why Apple's Board Is Requiring CEO Tim Cook to Only Fly Private
Why Apple's Board Is Requiring CEO Tim Cook to Only Fly Private

Further, the proxy statement says that Cook will have to pay taxes anytime he uses an Apple private jet for personal travel as the cost will come under extra compensation. He also took home $3.06 million in salary and a previously disclosed equity award of $89.2 million, bringing his total payout for the year to about $ 102 million .

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  • Softbank reaches deal to get big discount on Uber shares
Softbank reaches deal to get big discount on Uber shares

Last month, Uber disclosed that it had covered up a security breach that had compromised the personal data of 57 million rider and driver accounts, and SoftBank was able to talk down the price of its investment. Some initial investors in the consortium, including General Atlantic, dropped out over disagreement about the price offered to sharehold...

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  • Shoppers boost sales through post-Christmas purchases
Shoppers boost sales through post-Christmas purchases

We know, mall always busy like that you know so I like it. Christmas is over, but the shopping rush continues as shoppers hit stores for day after Christmas deals and gift returns. A report published Tuesday from credit card company Mastercard that tracked spending (across all payment types, including cash and check) from November 1 through Decem...

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  • Thomas fire becomes the largest in California's history
Thomas fire becomes the largest in California's history

The Thomas Fire surpassed the size of the Cedar Fire near San Diego, which destroyed 273,246 acres in 2003. If the perimeter of the Thomas Fire were laid over the south end of the San Francisco Bay Area, it would stretch from the ocean to Mount Hamilton, and from the Palo Alto baylands to the summit of Highway 17.

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  • Lafayette Investments Inc. Increases Stake in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA)
Lafayette Investments Inc. Increases Stake in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA)

First Manhattan Com holds 2.88M shares. The stock has "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, January 6. The stock of eBay Inc. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $26.31 and a 200-day moving average of $27.16. Sanford C. Bernstein restated an "underperform" rating on shares of Discovery Communications in a research report on ...

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  • Hopeful punters dreaming of a white Christmas
Hopeful punters dreaming of a white Christmas

Prior to it, in 1991, Shimla experienced 49 cms of snow on Christmas Eve. High temperatures will reach only the single digits or teens below zero on Christmas with wind chills reaching 35 below zero in some areas. A coating to an inch of snow is expected in New York City and parts of western Long Island. Snowshoe Mountain leads the state with a...

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  • Ruling to uphold Bombardier tariffs unjust: Unifor
Ruling to uphold Bombardier tariffs unjust: Unifor

Another duty of 212.39% was set to offset Bombardier's benefits from unfair subsidies provided by the governments of Quebec, the United Kingdom and Canada. The decision is not necessarily final; it could be overturned if the U.S. International Trade Commission finds that Boeing did not suffer material injury as a result of the Delta sale; the...

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