Corn hovers near 1-year low after record USDA yield estimate

Total corn production is forecast at 14.6 billion bushels, down 4 percent from a year ago, but up 2 percent from the previous month. Wheat is up 0.8 percent for the week, its biggest weekly gain since mid-September. corn carryover was well abo... More..

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China's Toutiao buys teens social video app Musical.ly in latest expansion
by | Friday, November 10, 2017

China's Toutiao buys teens social video app Musical.ly in latest expansion

Financial details weren't disclosed but Bloomberg estimates $800M while The Wall Street Journal has the potential price as high as $1B. Musical.ly users can create their own music videos and add special e...More..

Uber dealt another blow over drivers' rights in UK
by | Friday, November 10, 2017

Uber dealt another blow over drivers' rights in UK

The move could affect as many as 40,000 Uber drivers in Britain, the company's largest market in Europe, where about 3.5 million people use the service. The decision reflects a general trend for the courts to...More..

#OutOfOffice: How women are marking Equal Pay Day
by | Friday, November 10, 2017

#OutOfOffice: How women are marking Equal Pay Day

The IEA also pointed out that its study shows that in Northern Ireland women are better paid by 3.4 per cent compared to men. Women's Equality Party leader Sophie Walker says her party is urging women to set ...More..

JC Penney rallies as FQ3 not as bad as feared
by | Friday, November 10, 2017

JC Penney rallies as FQ3 not as bad as feared

C. Penney Company, Inc . Holding has a 1-year low of $2.37 and a 1-year high of $10.74. SG&A expenses for the quarter declined $48 million to $840 million, or 29.9 percent of sales, and decreased 120 basis po...More..

United Kingdom construction output falls more than expected
by | Friday, November 10, 2017

United Kingdom construction output falls more than expected

The rise in India's factory output slowed in September to 3.80 per cent from a growth of 4.46 per cent in August, official data showed on Friday. "The flurry of activity data suggests that the industrial sect...More..

China opens up its financial sector to foreign ownership
by | Friday, November 10, 2017

China opens up its financial sector to foreign ownership

That will happen "in accordance to China's own timetable and road map", the ministry said, following a meeting between Trump and his counterpart Xi Jinping. These latest steps announced are the biggest since 20...More..

Facebook was built to exploit 'psychological vulnerability' - founding pres.
by | Friday, November 10, 2017

Facebook was built to exploit 'psychological vulnerability' - founding pres.

Parker worries about how the resulting social media platform changed the culture and human psychology. " God only knows what it's doing to our children's brains ", Sean Parker said. And he added that the in...More..

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to Send an Additional 3000 Troops to Afghanistan
by | Friday, November 10, 2017

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to Send an Additional 3000 Troops to Afghanistan

The top commander in Afghanistan , Gen. John Nicholson, said there is concern that the US may need to fill a shortfall. The continued shortfall comes despite Trump taking a pointed approach to North Atlantic...More..

Julia Hartley-Brewer lashes out at Topshop's gender-neutral changing rooms
by | Friday, November 10, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer lashes out at Topshop's gender-neutral changing rooms

They tweeted Topshop to say that gender-specific changing rooms are "dated and dangerous" and put "queer and trans shoppers at risk from harassment from other shoppers". But another mum said "pervs" were just...More..

Oil steadies as Middle East tensions offset rising U.S. output
by | Friday, November 10, 2017

Oil steadies as Middle East tensions offset rising U.S. output

Oil prices rose almost 1% on Thursday, supported by supply cuts by major exporters as well as continuing concern about political developments in Saudi Arabia. As investors gear up for a crucial November 30 gath...More..

by | Friday, November 10, 2017

Walt Disney Company (The) (NASDAQ:DIS) Expected To Report Earnings On Thursday

Adjusted earnings were $1.07 a share. Walt Disney Co/The now has $158.81 billion valuation. The stock rose 1.74% or $1.76 reaching $102.94. About 141 shares traded. Therefore 62% are positive. Laboratory Corp h...More..

by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Price Target Raised to $250.00

Bremer Trust National Association's holdings in NVIDIA Corporation were worth $1,877,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently added ...More..

by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Opel plans to turn a profit by 2020 under new French owners

It also confirmed previously announced profitability targets for Opel that call for a 2 percent operating margin in 2020, rising to 6 percent in 2026. "Status quo is no option", Opel/Vauxhall CEO Michael Lohsc...More..

by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

VW taps Google's quantum computers to help develop EV batteries

Volkswagen and Google engineers in San Francisco are using quantum computing to attack traffic optimization efforts. The automaker said it wants to use quantum computers for traffic flow optimization, expl...More..

TripAdvisor Accused Of Deleting Resort Rape Report
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

TripAdvisor Accused Of Deleting Resort Rape Report

The company promised to launch the badge after a report revealed that it deleted several users' reviews warning others of rape and assault that allegedly happened over the years in some of the highest-rat...More..

MGM Resorts International Q3 Earnings Retreat 72%
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

MGM Resorts International Q3 Earnings Retreat 72%

It has outperformed by 28.58% the S&P500. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.13, for a total transaction of $1,629,300.27. The SI to Aerovironment Incorporated's float is 8.18%. The price to earnin...More..

by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Vodafone and CityFibre to bring ultrafast speeds to 5m premises by 2025

The wholesale agreement between the two firms gives Vodafone exclusive rights to market broadband services over the network, which will be built, operated and owned by CityFibre. Nick Jeffery, Chief Executive o...More..

by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

US, AT&T estranged over CNN in Time Warner allocation

AT&T chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson, responding Wednesday to reporting on the company's conversations with the Justice Department, denied that an offer to sell came from him. Reports that the Justice Depa...More..

'Team India Needs MS Dhoni', Virender Sehwag Responds To VVS Laxman's Advice
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

'Team India Needs MS Dhoni', Virender Sehwag Responds To VVS Laxman's Advice

MS Dhoni received some negative statement from former cricketers, especially by VVS Laxman, following the second T20I against New Zealand on November 4. In the same interview, Virat has also revealed that the...More..

by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Target Selling Fidget Spinners With High Levels Of Lead

Lead exposure can harm the development of children and has been shown to undermine intelligence levels, attentiveness and academic achievement. However, the Fidget Wild Premium spinner being sold contains 33,...More..

EC raises Croatia's GDP growth fcast as economy proves resilient to Agrokor
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

EC raises Croatia's GDP growth fcast as economy proves resilient to Agrokor

Brexit in March 2019 is forecast to see European Union growth slow to 1.9%. The Croatian government intervened in the company and installed a state-appointed manager who is now transforming the company. The EU...More..

How to get free drinks at Starbucks
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

How to get free drinks at Starbucks

The share event varies by market and Starbucks recommends checking with your local location for offer details. Cake pops are also available for the BOGO offer. The new cup design shows a pair of hands holdi...More..

Modi, Sheikh Hasina flag off new train service
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Modi, Sheikh Hasina flag off new train service

The fully air-conditioned weekly "Bandhan Express" will run every Thursday between Kolkata and Khulna. They also inaugurated railway bridges over rivers Meghna and Titas on the main Chittagong to Dhaka trunk ...More..

by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Market Now: Bharti Airtel, Tata Tele drag BSE Telecom index down

The country's $320 billion sovereign wealth fund, the Qatar Investment Authority, has reduced its direct holdings in Credit Suisse Group AG, Rosneft PJSC and Tiffany & Co.in recent months. The S&P BSE Telecom...More..

Nutella Secretly Changed Their Formula and People Are Freaking Out
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Nutella Secretly Changed Their Formula and People Are Freaking Out

Ferrero , the giant Italian manufacturer of branded chocolate and confectionery products behind the spread, acknowledged the recipe change on Tuesday. However, typically in products' ingredient lists, ingredien...More..

Income Tax Sleuths Tighten Noose Around Sasikala, TTV
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Income Tax Sleuths Tighten Noose Around Sasikala, TTV

The searches were conducted after the department received information about the concealment of income and tax evasion, TOI reported. He is a supporter of former AIADMK general secretary V K Sasikala. "It's no...More..

'Undateable' Creator Adam Sztykiel In Talks To Write 'Black Adam' Movie
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

'Undateable' Creator Adam Sztykiel In Talks To Write 'Black Adam' Movie

Suicide Squad 2 , if and when it happens, will be helmed by Gavin O'Connor ( a pretty good choice if you ask us ), but now that fan favourite Slipknot is dead, it appears the major draw will come in the form of...More..

Here are Detroit area freebies, deals for Veterans Day
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Here are Detroit area freebies, deals for Veterans Day

BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse: Veterans Day this year is on Saturday, November 11, which is when BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse is giving away free meals in honor of service members. Veteran's card or military ID r...More..

Bitcoin Price Goes Bananas as Currency Avoids Split
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Bitcoin Price Goes Bananas as Currency Avoids Split

Although we strongly believe in the need for a larger blocksize, there is something we believe is even more important: keeping the community together", Belshe wrote in the email that was also co-signed by W...More..