• Irish minimum wage will go up by 30c on New Year's Day
Irish minimum wage will go up by 30c on New Year's Day

As a broader minimum wage increase for NY workers goes into effect Sunday, fast-food workers in the state will be getting a raise, too. And while states like OH and Kentucky have blocked wage increases, others like Colorado and Hawaii just instituted pay raises of nearly a dollar.

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  • Steve Kerr: Stephen Curry's 'fired up' to get back on the court
Steve Kerr: Stephen Curry's 'fired up' to get back on the court

The Warriors went 9-2 during Curry's absence, losing to the Denver Nuggets in a trap game on December 23 before falling 111-100 to the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday night. Anthony Davis' three-pointer at the buzzer was no good for New Orleans (18-18). That obviously can not happen again if the Grizzlies aim to be competitive against the Warrior...

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  • Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) has its outstanding shares of 464.69 Million
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) has its outstanding shares of 464.69 Million

The stock decreased 0.37% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $21.35. Parametric Port Limited Company holds 0.03% or 1.02M shares in its portfolio. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 44,262 shares of the oil and gas exploratio...

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  • NH decides to opt in to FirstNet after all
NH decides to opt in to FirstNet after all

Sununu said he still believes the Rivada plan is the better option for New Hampshire, but determined the risks are too great. In a recent interview, a FirstNet spokesperson characterized potential reconstitution costs incurred by states opting out and failing to create networks, then needing to join FirstNet as "estimates of the very worst-case n...

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  • Recall Issued After Asbestos Found in Makeup for Kids
Recall Issued After Asbestos Found in Makeup for Kids

To make sure it wasn't just the makeup she purchased at Providence Place Mall that contained asbestos, Kristi chose to buy different items at various Claire's locations to be tested as well. In total, 17 samples of makeup from Claire's stores in nine different states, including eye shadows, blushes and compact powders. The Scientific Analytical I...

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  • Uber's valuation could be significantly slashed after SoftBank deal
Uber's valuation could be significantly slashed after SoftBank deal

SoftBank will likely limit the stake it acquires to 15% in the tender offer , which values Uber at $48 billion, the [people familiar with the matter] said. "The price is less important than locking in the governance changes and securing the support of the world's most powerful technology investor", said Erik Gordon an entrepreneurship expert at th...

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  • Tim Cook gets a pay raise amid better iPhone profits
Tim Cook gets a pay raise amid better iPhone profits

Cook's 2017 pay package included $440,000 in "other compensation". Other executives at Apple are allowed to use private jets if required, but if a spouse of other member of the family accompanies them, Apple said the executives must pay toward those incremental costs brought on by the additional family member.

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  • Libya's largest oil terminal explodes after an unclear blast
Libya's largest oil terminal explodes after an unclear blast

Any fall in U.S. crude oil inventories and an unplanned supply outage could push crude oil ( DBO ) prices higher. "The market continues to gravitate towards bullish news but today we are seeing a little bit of profit-taking", said Gene McGillian, manager of market research at Tradition Energy in Stamford, Connecticut.

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  • Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Institutional Investors Sentiment Increased in Q3 2017
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Institutional Investors Sentiment Increased in Q3 2017

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Vigilant Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Verizon Communications Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $217.25B market cap company.

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  • Geely acquires an 8.2% stake in AB Volvo
Geely acquires an 8.2% stake in AB Volvo

Although Volvo and AB Volvo are not the same company, Geely also bought Volvo from Ford back in 2010. The Chinese company will be involved in AB Volvo's management and expects to enjoy synergies from the two Volvo brands. Geely entered the automobile business in 1997, and sold 1.3 million vehicles on a group basis a year ago. "We will treat t...

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  • Insider JACOBY STEFAN sold 37961 Shares Of General Motors Company (GM)
Insider JACOBY STEFAN sold 37961 Shares Of General Motors Company (GM)

Oskie Capital Management Llc who had been investing in General Mtrs Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $59.37 billion market cap company. Bankshares Of America Corp De has invested 0.09% in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 1st.

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  • Powerball lottery jackpot at $337M; winning numbers drawing Wednesday
Powerball lottery jackpot at $337M; winning numbers drawing Wednesday

The Powerball estimated jackpot is $337 million, and will be drawn on Wednesday night. No ticket matched all six numbers drawn Tuesday night: 10, 12, 20, 38, 41 , and the Mega Ball 25. on drawing nights. Mega Millions is played in 44 states, plus the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands. It's been 18 Powerball drawings with no vic...

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  • Obama trounces Trump in America's Most Admired Man poll
Obama trounces Trump in America's Most Admired Man poll

This is the 10th consecutive year Obama came out on top, although the percentage is down from 22 percent last year, to 17 percent this year. Read their full exchange . "The incumbent president has won 58 of those times". Gallup said sitting presidents usually win the most admired spot, and that Obama was the first former president to top the l...

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  • RCom shares surge over 125% in last six trading sessions
RCom shares surge over 125% in last six trading sessions

At 09:41 AM; the stock was trading 19% higher at Rs 25.35 on the BSE , as compared to 0.2% rise in the S&P BSE Sensex. Lenders have received the final binding bids and all transactions are expected to be closed in a phased manner between January and March 2018.

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  • Holiday Shoppers Spend Record-Breaking $598 Billion as Sales Increase Nearly 5%
Holiday Shoppers Spend Record-Breaking $598 Billion as Sales Increase Nearly 5%

Retail stocks have outperformed the broader market late this year. Another research firm, Customer Growth Partners, said that from the start of the holiday season to Christmas Eve, shoppers spent $598 billion, up from $565 billion for the same period a year ago.

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  • Vanguard Value ETF (VTV) Declines 0.01% for Dec 25
Vanguard Value ETF (VTV) Declines 0.01% for Dec 25

REIT Index ETF Vanguard (VNQ)'s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -79.64. Using the moving average for technical stock analysis is still quite popular among traders and investors. A reading between -80 to -100 may be typically viewed as strong oversold territory. Tracking the RSI levels for adesso AG (ADN1.DE), the 3-day RS...

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  • Thompson Investment Management Has Raised Qualcomm (QCOM) Position By $342159; KONARED
Thompson Investment Management Has Raised Qualcomm (QCOM) Position By $342159; KONARED

About 182,311 shares traded. Miller Howard Invs Inc has 1.26% invested in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM ) for 1.18 million shares. It has underperformed by 7.39% the S&P500. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Wednesday, April 19 by Rosenblatt. The firm has "Hold" rating by Zacks given on Saturday, August 8. Of the analysts surveyed by Reut...

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  • Sensex ends at record 34011, Nifty scales 10531
Sensex ends at record 34011, Nifty scales 10531

Minutes into trading, it was quoting at 33,974.72 points, up by 34.42 points, or 0.10 per cent. The 50-share Nifty index rose 0.2% to an all-time high of 10515 points. We don't expect a large and significant scope for downgrade in the consensus estimates for FY18 and FY19", he said. "We expect solid earnings growth delivery in the next year and...

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  • Passenger Booted for Sheila Jackson Lee Disputes United Airlines Apologized
Passenger Booted for Sheila Jackson Lee Disputes United Airlines Apologized

She was leaving Houston for Guatemala , but first had to stop in Washington, D.C. She already had her boarding pass, but the flight was delayed an hour due to inclement weather. "But as an African American, I know there are too many examples like this all over the nation", she added. "I said I wanted my seat [on a return trip from Guatemala]...

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  • Return-a-Thon begins: residents return Christmas gifts
Return-a-Thon begins: residents return Christmas gifts

Chela Reyes de Figueroa, of Killeen, dressed festively in an elf hat and matching sweater, said her after-Christmas shopping is in preparation to celebrate another holiday. She said she's been returning gifts and shopping for new ones for nearly a decade. Another shopper said she got plenty of gifts cards as Christmas gifts but she's saving them.

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  • Logan Airport Plane Skids After Landing; No One Hurt
Logan Airport Plane Skids After Landing; No One Hurt

One Savannah man aboard that flight says the passengers felt a sudden gust of wind as the plane was landing. After ATC told the pilot an emergency crew would respond, the pilot said, "we just need a tow". And ended up in a snowbank", said Jerry Hokansan, a passenger from Martha's Vineyard. "Buses transported customers from the aircraft to the termi...

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  • Amazon Sees Surging Prime Memberships in 'Biggest' Ever Holiday Season
Amazon Sees Surging Prime Memberships in 'Biggest' Ever Holiday Season

One eye-catching figure: More than 4 million people signed up for Prime free trials or began paid memberships in a one-week period, according to Amazon . Shopping on Amazon's mobile app also saw 70 percent growth, representing increasing consumer familiarity with shopping from mobile devices. The holiday shopping season is finally over and that ...

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  • Pennsylvania woman receives $284 billion electric bill
Pennsylvania woman receives $284 billion electric bill

Mary Horomanski, 58, was not expecting to have to pay such an amount for her Eire, Pennsylvania, residence when she went to check her electric bill from Penelec. A spokesman told the newspaper that the company was looking into the mistake and said it was obvious a decimal point had been accidentally moved.

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  • Analyst Buzz: Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN)
Analyst Buzz: Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN)

The stock increased 3.63% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $3.14. About 288,791 shares traded. (NYSE:OMI) has declined 11.64% since December 25, 2016 and is downtrending. 71,368 were accumulated by Ameritas Inv Ptnrs. Cna Fincl reported 0.31% in Owens & Minor, Inc. Thornburg Investment Management Inc acquired 297,638 shares as De...

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  • Florida State confirms its bowl eligibility amid Reddit report
Florida State confirms its bowl eligibility amid Reddit report

The story, which was reported by Reddit College Football and was later confirmed by ex-ESPN reporter Brett McMurphy on Facebook , centered around Delaware State, a team Florida State beat 77-6 earlier this season. According to FSU, Delaware State satisfied all conditions to make their game an official win. "This monumental error should hav...

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  • Salvation Army serves up holiday meals to 300
Salvation Army serves up holiday meals to 300

More than 10 volunteers showed up to help serve the meals and offer tea to the area homeless. Men in need of shelter should check in at the Center of Hope building, which is behind the Salvation Army Offices and Family Store at 7361 Airline Highway.

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  • Salman-Katrina's TIGER ZINDA HAI hits a record smashing 3-day century!!
Salman-Katrina's TIGER ZINDA HAI hits a record smashing 3-day century!!

Tiger Zinda Hai movie is the sequel to 2012 movie Ek Tha Tiger . With Friday and Saturday being fantastic at the Box Office, Sunday collections are unbelievable. Tiger Zinda Hai is doing fairly well but it has to maintain its pace so as to avoid putting Salman Khan into the same position as he was in during Tubelight .

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"Tiger Zinda Hai" roars at Bollywood box office

If the opening figures are any indication, they might be true. "Film critic Taran Adarsh tweeted: "#TigerZindaHai emerges BOXOFFICE CHAMPION. Trade analysts are seeing blockbuster potential in the movie. Fans are gone insane to welcome Salman with garland and crackers everywhere. The Tiger Zinda Hai's story is based on the real incident o...

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  • Proud to be part of Delhi Metro's Magenta Line project: Japan
Proud to be part of Delhi Metro's Magenta Line project: Japan

Tomorrow, a stretch of the Delhi Metro's new Magenta Line will be inaugurated. The section of the Magenta Line that is opening has nine stations: Botanical Garden , Okhla Bird Sanctuary, Kalindi Kunj, Jasola Vihar-Shaheen Bagh, Okhla Vihar, Jamia Milia Islamia, Sukhdev Vihar, Okhla NSIC and Kalkaji Mandir .

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  • Powerball numbers: Did you win Saturday's $300 million lottery jackpot?
Powerball numbers: Did you win Saturday's $300 million lottery jackpot?

Virgin Islands. For the Powerball prize, the cash option is an estimated $191.1 million, while the Megabucks Doubler cash option prize is an estimated $6.08 million, the lottery said. In August 2012, Donald Lawson of Lapeer won a $337-million Powerball jackpot. Tickets for each game can be bought at lottery retailers throughout the state.

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  • Rohit's record joint fastest century powers India to 260 in second T20I
Rohit's record joint fastest century powers India to 260 in second T20I

Please Wait while comments are loading. The stand-in skipper for the series, Rohit slammed a brilliant century in just 35 balls, joint fastest with South Africa's David Miller. Thisara Perera's decision to bowl first came straight out of a wary-of-dew captain's handbook but little did he know that he and his bowlers had to bowl on what was eerily s...

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  • Fiat Chrysler to recall 1.8 mln trucks to fix shifter issue
Fiat Chrysler to recall 1.8 mln trucks to fix shifter issue

In that situation, trucks may be able to spontaneously change gears out of park, the company said. The fix: FCA will restore the BTSI function. Vehicles affected by the recall include 2010-2017 Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups; 2011-2017 Ram 3500, 4500, and 5500 chassis cabs; and 2016-2017 Ram 3500 chassis cabs with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating of ...

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  • Here's a List of Companies Giving Worker Bonuses After Tax Reform
Here's a List of Companies Giving Worker Bonuses After Tax Reform

Trump hailed a "historic" victory Wednesday as the US Congress passed a massive Republican tax cut plan, handing the president his first major legislative achievement since taking office almost a year ago. That's an uncomfortable truth for some opponents of the tax plan who argued that workers would receive no benefits. In contrast, Boeing intend...

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  • Caution Civilians, Professional Traders Are 'Playing' Bitcoin
Caution Civilians, Professional Traders Are 'Playing' Bitcoin

In the futures market, bitcoin one-month futures 0#XBT: on Cboe Global Markets were halted due to the steep price drop, while those trading on the CME BTCF8 hit the limit down threshold. South Korea's Financial Supervisory Service said on Tuesday it does not consider bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to be currencies of any kind. Coinbase , 1...

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  • Last-minute shoppers expected to break records on 'Super Saturday'
Last-minute shoppers expected to break records on 'Super Saturday'

That's because she works here. "It's like people pouring in like rain drops". Kohls in Beckley will be open 24/7 until Christmas Day for your last chance to do holiday shopping . "We've had over 23,000 people to this Santa Clause at SouthPark this year". Like many shopping malls, Arundel Mills will have extended hours. In just the past few wee...

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