'Consumer Reports' pulls its Tesla Model 3 recommendation

The publication gets its reliability data in part from a survey it sends to members every spring - it considered responses from the owners of about 500,000 vehicles. Last year, Consumer Reports witheld its recommendation of the higher-priced Tesla ... More..

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Payless to close 248 Canadian stores, saying its 'ill-equipped' for market
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Payless to close 248 Canadian stores, saying its 'ill-equipped' for market

The move comes just after Payless filed for bankruptcy in the USA and after Ohio-based shoe brand DSW Inc. shut down its Town Shoes Ltd. brand and the 38 stores it had in the country, saying the "competitive la...More..

The U.S., Not China, Is the Real Currency Manipulator
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

The U.S., Not China, Is the Real Currency Manipulator

One Chinese official familiar with the situation said: "It can be said that we are now in the sprint phase, and both negotiating teams are working towards the goal of reaching an agreement within the deadline...More..

UCP responds to province's crude-by-rail plan
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

UCP responds to province's crude-by-rail plan

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is set to update the progress of negotiations to buy thousands of railcars to help transport the province's oil to market. "We are confident that this will turn out to be a good ...More..

Is U.S. security concerns on Huawei's 5G political in nature?
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Is U.S. security concerns on Huawei's 5G political in nature?

In the UK, Huawei is monitored by the Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre (HCSEC), a body that contains Huawei officials, UK Government representatives and mobile operators. Britain is a particularly appeal...More..

Walmart hosting Baby Savings Day this weekend
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Walmart hosting Baby Savings Day this weekend

Customers will also find several special sales and "rollbacks" in store and online . Several stores across Pennsylvania, New Jersey and DE will be participating in the event. More..

Elon Musk: 'Bitcoin's Structure is Brilliant' But Not For Tesla
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Elon Musk: 'Bitcoin's Structure is Brilliant' But Not For Tesla

What do you think of Elon Musk's claim that Tesla won't be getting involved with Bitcoin anytime soon? However, Musk also touched on what he views as the downsides of crypto, saying that "computationall...More..

'Confirmed drone sighting' leads to Dublin Airport flight diversions and delays
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

'Confirmed drone sighting' leads to Dublin Airport flight diversions and delays

It tweeted that the safety and security of customers was its priority. That followed drone sightings at Gatwick and Heathrow airports in England. Britain's second-busiest airport, Gatwick was forced to clos...More..

FDA Issues Warning About Young-Blood Transfusions
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

FDA Issues Warning About Young-Blood Transfusions

Plasma infusion is an approved use by the FDA in trauma settings or in patients whose blood doesn't coagulate. Transfusions of blood plasma are used to treat a host of medical conditions , including bu...More..

Sainsbury's-Asda deal on the brink after watchdog raises 'extensive' concerns
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Sainsbury's-Asda deal on the brink after watchdog raises 'extensive' concerns

And in a massive blow to Asda and Sainsbury's, it states that one of the only ways to push the merger through could be to sell off a "significant" number of stores and potentially offload either the Asda or Sai...More..

Walmart Has Strong Holiday Quarter In Wake of Big E-commerce Push
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Walmart Has Strong Holiday Quarter In Wake of Big E-commerce Push

The plot twist . On Tuesday, Walmart said it earned $1.41 a share on revenue of $137.74 billion, while analysts were looking for EPS of $1.33 and revenue of $137.63 billion. The new policy put a series of c...More..

Indian SC finds Anil Ambani guilty of contempt in RCom-Ericsson case
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Indian SC finds Anil Ambani guilty of contempt in RCom-Ericsson case

The apex court bench, headed by Justice R F Nariman, then directed RCom to deposit a demand draft of Rs 118 crore in the registry. He told the court that his company had begun insolvency proceedings and he wa...More..

Southwest Airlines cancels about 100 flights across country due to maintenance issues
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Southwest Airlines cancels about 100 flights across country due to maintenance issues

It doesn't bode well for the safety of the airline". Southwest faces what its own managers call an operational state of emergency, due to an unusually high number of the airline's Boeing 737s being taken out ...More..

Irish ticket holder scoops record breaking Euromillions jackpot
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Irish ticket holder scoops record breaking Euromillions jackpot

The National Lottery has confirmed that it has been contacted by the victor of last nights mega €175 million EuroMillions jackpot. The winning numbers were 1, 8, 18, 19 and 39. He said: "This is an incredib...More..

Honda Will Close Its UK And Turkish Factories As It Goes Electric
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Honda Will Close Its UK And Turkish Factories As It Goes Electric

The closed South Gate entrance of the Honda vehicle plant in Swindon , England, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. All Civic hatchbacks in the US, including the Civic Type R , are made at the Swindon factory. "We've...More..

Juncker Again Talks Down May Hours Before Key Brexit Meeting
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Juncker Again Talks Down May Hours Before Key Brexit Meeting

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier , will brief the College of Commissioners of the latest developments and will stress that the aim of Wednesday's meeting is to find a formula that will be suppo...More..

Oil hovers just below 2019 highs as markets look to trade talks
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Oil hovers just below 2019 highs as markets look to trade talks

India has been importing 620,000 barrels of Venezuelan crude oil a day since early February, up 66 percent from the previous month, the NDTV news channel reported. The impact of the outage at Safaniyah, which...More..

Baby boy born on board FLL-bound JetBlue flight
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Baby boy born on board FLL-bound JetBlue flight

According to the incident report, Gonzalez wanted to reenter the plane after leaving, and then hit a JetBlue agent on the head who tried to stop her. Gonzalez was removed from the plane, but the situation con...More..

EU Threatens Trade War if U.S. Imposes Auto Tariffs
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

EU Threatens Trade War if U.S. Imposes Auto Tariffs

The investigation is now over and Reuters says the report was submitted to the White House less than two hours before it was due. The Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association, which represents auto par...More..

Payless to close all United States stores
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Payless to close all United States stores

Stores should stay open until at least the end of March. Payless ShoeSource filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in April 2017 and closed hundreds of stores as it attempted reorganize and shed debt. According to C...More..

Retailer Payless to file bankruptcy, close stores
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Retailer Payless to file bankruptcy, close stores

After no such deal could be reached the company has made a decision to initiate preparations to liquidate, Reuters reports . An unnamed source told Reuters that there's still a "small chance" the retailer...More..

United Kingdom may not in the position to ban Huawei
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

United Kingdom may not in the position to ban Huawei

The UK's National Cyber Security Centre has decided that if there is a risk in using Huawei equipment in our 5G networks , it can be managed. Washington is trying to "fabricate an excuse for suppressing ...More..

Theresa May begs Tory MPs to unite to deliver Brexit
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Theresa May begs Tory MPs to unite to deliver Brexit

Attorney General Geoffrey Cox - a key voice in the Brexit debate inside Cabinet - will set out in a speech expected on Tuesday how the most contentious part of the Brexit deal, the so-called backstop plan for t...More..

Payless ShoeSource to close all its United States stores, per report
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Payless ShoeSource to close all its United States stores, per report

On the heels of learning Dillard's in Boardman is closing, a report out Thursday said all Payless ShoeSource stores will be on the chopping block. The retailer will begin liquidation sales on Sunday, Feb. T...More..

Oil rises over 2 pct to 2019 highs on tightening supplies
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Oil rises over 2 pct to 2019 highs on tightening supplies

On Wednesday, the 13th of February , 2019, both United States and UK crudes gained over 2 percent, posting their best intra-day gain since January 20th, as the OPEC Kingpin Saudi trimmed their crude export fur...More..

British airline Flybmi ceases operations, cancels all flights
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

British airline Flybmi ceases operations, cancels all flights

The airline was operating a fleet of 17 Embraer ERJ-135 and -145 regional jets on European short-haul routes, mostly in the United Kingdom and Germany, where it had a codeshare agreement with Lufthansa. A spo...More..

Bill De Blasio Slams Amazon’s ‘Abuse of Corporate Power’
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Bill De Blasio Slams Amazon’s ‘Abuse of Corporate Power’

The politicking grew heated. Especially, as New York Magazine put it, "in a global capital like New York , where 25,000 jobs would be a rounding error". At the first public hearing in December, which turned ...More..

Tesla's Sentry and Dog Modes are rolling out now
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Tesla's Sentry and Dog Modes are rolling out now

For a more severe threat, like someone breaking a window, the mode activates the auto alarm, increases the brightness of the center display, plays loud music and alerts owners on their Tesla mobile app. If yo...More..

Amazon invests in electric vehicle startup Rivian
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Amazon invests in electric vehicle startup Rivian

Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe has called his vehicles the Patagonia of EVs, able to handle snow, mud, rain, and tough roads, but still stylish and premium with space for gear. The backing from Amazon will bolster M...More..

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-B)
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-B)

Successful stock market traders generally have a keen ability to cut losses short and let winners run. The stock price changed -2.62% in the past week. Picking growth companies can be a bit riskier, but they ...More..