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Why Barnes & Noble, Inc. Stock Popped Today

Sandell also says in the letter that the company could be an attractive takeover candidate for a private buyer. Barnes & Noble Education, Inc has a one year l...


RBA Chief Says Rate Cut To Stimulate Inflation Risks Financial Stability

The annual rate of 1.8 percent was again short of the Reserve Bank of Australia's long-term target band of 2 per cent to 3 per cent, where it has been since t...


Facebook teams up with Source3 to combat video piracy

Facebook has not disclosed financial terms of the deal. This startup provides IP recognition, licensing and rights administration services to connect creat...


Fact-checking site Snopes asks for help to stay alive

The company, whose profile was raised during the 2016 presidential race, now has a staff of 16 employees. In its plea for money, Snopes doesn't mention the...


Special envoy: USA may send arms to Ukraine

Speaking during a military conference, captured in a Facebook video and posted on the military's official account on July 23, Ukrainian Chief of General Staff ...


Money Can Buy Happiness, if Spent Right

In the U.S., Canada, Denmark and the Netherlands, folks across income brackets reported that they felt happier when they spent money to "buy time", rather than ...


Record number of homes sold in June across the state

According to the National Association of Realtors ( NAR ), existing-home sales slipped in June 2017 - minus 1.8 percent - as low supply kept homes selling at ...


Over 2500 products subject to shrinkflation over past five years

These, along with M&Ms and Minstrels, experienced size reductions of around 10% in November past year. The prices of cocoa and sugar did indeed hit record highs...


Boko Haram militants abduct Nigerian explorers in Lake Chad

Ndu Ughamadu, the NNPC spokesperson, confirming the kidnap said those abducted were not NNPC direct staff but sub-contractors. Ughamadu said the NNPC had cont...


Uber's SEA competitor Grab raises $2B from SoftBank, Didi Chuxing

Recently, it channeled a huge chunk of its resources into Southeast Asia's burgeoning tech scene. Didi's CEO Cheng Wei stated that the Grab started ou...


Investors are watching for one big thing in the Fed statement

In Australia, the Aussie Dollar slipped after the latest economic news showed unexpectedly soft inflation in Q2 with CPI at 0.2% against expectations of 0.4% (q...


Dollar rises from 13-month low before Fed decision

The dollar struggled against most of its trading partners including the euro, yen and pound on Monday morning, skirting 13-month lows. A set of strong US ear...


Strong Draw In Crude Inventories Boosts Oil Prices

This is up from a little over 1.4 million barrels a year ago. A meeting of oil producers in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Monday agreed to allow Libya and Nigeri...


Trump Says Apple Promised to Build 3 Plants in the US

Apple has long had to contend with criticisms about its manufacturing practices by having their products made in China and selling them by the billions in the U...


Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by FinnCap

UBS maintained the shares of STAN in report on Wednesday, November 4 with "Neutral" rating. The CCI may be used to spot if a stock is entering overbought (+100)...


AMD is slipping ahead of earnings (AMD)

Its shares have trimmed -54.99% since hitting a peak level of $44.68 on Jul. 26, 2016. It has underperformed by 0.08% the S&P500. Wright Investors Service Inc. ...


McDonald's Initiatives in US Help Global Sales Top Expectations

The global and domestic same-store sales results were the best in five years at the company. "The U.S. continues to build momentum as it executes strategies t...


Lyft Is Testing 'Taco Mode' Button to Request a Taco Bell Stop

The companies expect to expand the service into other markets later this year and roll it out nationwide in 2018. Why test in the later evening? Brands, Inc. ...


Barnes & Noble Shares Rocket 14% Premarket After Activist Shareholder Urges Sale

Barnes & Noble's long stint as publicly traded company is due for its final chapter. New York State Teachers Retirement System's holdings in Barnes & Noble Educ...


Australia's c.bank chief 'very comfortable' with low policy rates

The RBA has now been sidelined when it comes to moving the interest rate. 'Capitalism is thoroughly discredited at the moment because it's produced rampant ...


Facebook Buys Source3 To Deal With Pirated Videos

Source3 is being fully integrated as a Facebook company and will cease to exist as a standalone start-up. Facebook is encouraging content creators to shar...


Snopes Starts GoFundMe to Fight Media Company 'Holding the Site Hostage'

Snopes' parent company, Bardav Inc., is in a protracted legal battle with Proper Media revolving around the site's management and the rightful allocation o...


Trump Wants to Arm Ukraine Against Russia, Says New US Special Envoy

The US may consider sending arms to support Ukrainian soldiers in their fight against Russian-backed rebels, according to Kurt Volker, who was appointed to th...


Yes, you can buy happiness - if you spend money to save time

They found those who spent money hiring others to do things like housekeeping or grocery shopping were happier and more satisfied with their lives. This, they...


Existing-Home Sales Backtrack in June

The median price for all types of existing homes in June was $263,000, up 6 percent from a year earlier. The outcome is twofold: first, since cash is king, bu...


It found more than 2500 products shrunk without getting any cheaper

However, the impact on Britain's official inflation measures was only noticeable for sugar, jams, syrups, chocolate and confectionary, contributing 1.22 per cen...


Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnap oil survey team in north-east Nigeria

Around 26 million people in the Lake Chad region have been affected by Boko Haram violence and more than 2.6 million displaced, according to the UN. A departm...


Grab raises $2 billion from SoftBank and Didi Chuxing

This is the largest single financing in the history of Southeast Asia . Among U.S. -based companies, Uber and Lyft have maintained modest overseas presence...


Coca-Cola lifts full year guidance after second quarter earnings beat market forecasts

Citizens & Northern Corp now owns 30,824 shares of the company's stock worth $1,278,000 after buying an additional 1,134 shares during the period. Finally, Amer...


United Kingdom in 'notable slowdown' with 0.3% growth in second quarter

Earlier this week, the downgraded its United Kingdom outlook for 2017 citing weaker-than-expected activity in the first quarter. The retail trade, as well as ...


New thrill ride coming to Universal Orlando's Wizarding World of Harry Potter

I was first in line to Harry Potter world when it first opened in 2011, and while it was exhilarating to experience Butterbeer and a life-size replica of the ...


Spending on time-saving services makes us happier

However, when the team asked a different group of 98 adults on how they are likely to spend $40, a mere 2 percent cited buying themselves more time. The next ...


Daimler board to discuss alleged German auto cartel

The company said in a statement: "The BMW Group categorically rejects accusations Euro 6 diesel vehicles sold by the company do not provide adequate exhaust g...


Caterpillar boosts outlook, sending shares higher

Therefore 38% are positive. Caterpillar Inc . ( NYSE: CAT ) led the Dow 30 higher after the mining equipment maker posted stellar second-quarter results . T...


Tight supply hit existing home sales in June

That was 0.7% above the year-ago rate, but 1.8% lower than in May and marked the second-lowest monthly tally of 2017. Lawrence Yun , NAR Chief Economist, sa...