• Amid Amazon competition, Westfield malls sold for $15.7B
Amid Amazon competition, Westfield malls sold for $15.7B

Westfield chairman Frank Lowy has said the deal was a result of the company's restructure. The combined company, which will use the Westfield name, will own 104 assets attracting 1.2 billion visits annually, "creating a must-have partner for all global retailers and brands across Europe and select markets in the United States", the companies sa...

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  • Facebook to stop routing ad revenue via Ireland amid pressure over taxes
Facebook to stop routing ad revenue via Ireland amid pressure over taxes

This will affect its operations in nearly 30 countries where it has a physical presence such as a sales office. "We believe that moving to a local selling structure will provide more transparency to governments and policymakers around the world", David Wehner, Facebook's chief financial officer, said in a blog post Tuesday.

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  • SEC Institutes Cease And Desist Against Munchee, No Civil Penalty
SEC Institutes Cease And Desist Against Munchee, No Civil Penalty

On Sunday, the Chicago Board Options Exchange launched futures trading for bitcoin , seen by some investors as its debut into the mainstream of investing. "The SEC also has not to date approved for listing and trading any exchange-traded products (such as ETFs) holding cryptocurrencies or other assets related to cryptocurrencies", he said.

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  • Retail inflation hits 13-month high of 4.88%; industrial growth slows
Retail inflation hits 13-month high of 4.88%; industrial growth slows

Inflation, based on the consumer prices index including owner occupiers' housing costs, held steady at 2.8 percent in November. The infrastructure group said its performance in 2017 remains in line with board expectations. Despite the pressure, RBI had refrained from cutting interest rates since the last decrease in August, on account of inflat...

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  • The Salvation Army needs of more volunteers
The Salvation Army needs of more volunteers

Joseph Stricker, aka the dancing bell ringer, regularly jams to music while ringing the bell for The Salvation Army in front of Sam's Club in Kochville Township. "We're run by volunteers", she said. Kettles are scheduled to be up at the 25 retail locations from 10 a.m.to 8 p.m. The Wesley House in Pittsburg, 411 E.

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  • Snow disrupts flights, roads across Europe
Snow disrupts flights, roads across Europe

Some outbound and inbound flights have been delayed and they've confirmed that all Aurigny and Flybe flights have been cancelled. The M1 motorway, one of the most important highways in the country, remained closed on Sunday on a stretch in Leicestershire due to broken-down vehicles.

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  • USA team planning for Olympics despite confusion in Trump administration
USA team planning for Olympics despite confusion in Trump administration

And White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders followed that sentiment almost 24 hours later when she said the White House had not yet decided whether the US will participate or not. "Yes, we are", Haley told Chris Wallace on " Fox News Sunday" when asked whether the USA would send its full team in February. Previously, Haley stated th...

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  • India drone 'intrusion' irks China
India drone 'intrusion' irks China

Neither China's military nor its ministry of foreign affairs (MFA) said when or where exactly the drone had crossed over, except that the incident took place at the Sino-India border in Sikkim. "The action of the Indian side violated China's sovereignty and it's not conducive to the peace and tranquility of the border area". On Thursday, China sa...

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  • New Logo : Aishwarya Rai and Anil Kapoor starrer 'Fanne Khan'
New Logo : Aishwarya Rai and Anil Kapoor starrer 'Fanne Khan'

Salman Khan had earlier been rather keen on avoiding a clash of Race 3 on the box office with Fanney Khan. We already know that Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao are busy shooting for their film Fanney Khan. The two have previously worked in movies like Biwi No.1, No Entry , Yuvvraaj and Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to Lov...

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  • Harold Ford, Jr. responds to misconduct allegations, denies any wrongdoing
Harold Ford, Jr. responds to misconduct allegations, denies any wrongdoing

A spokeswoman for Morgan Stanley confirmed Ford's firing, telling the news outlet he was terminated "for conduct inconsistent with our values and in violation of our policies". "I have never forcibly grabbed any woman or man in my life", Ford tweeted after HuffPost broke the story Thursday. Adler Thorp says she saw Ford, Jr.

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  • Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Director Tom A. Alberg Sells 835 Shares
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Director Tom A. Alberg Sells 835 Shares

Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 1,775,556 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock valued at $1,718,711,000 after purchasing an additional 1,620,588 shares in the last quarter. (NASDAQ: AMZN ). Westover Advsr Limited Liability Company stated it has 1.84% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. It also reduced its holding in Cme Group Inc/Il (NASDAQ:C...

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  • American Outdoor Brands Corporation (NASDAQ:AOBC) Slumps -16.28% in Pre-Market
American Outdoor Brands Corporation (NASDAQ:AOBC) Slumps -16.28% in Pre-Market

Over the last week of the month, it was 6.41%, 7.26% over the last quarter, and -37.71% for the past six months. The stock is trading $14.31 its 50-day moving average by -0.62%. American Outdoor Brands Corporation's now has a PEG ratio of 0.63 where as its P/E ratio is 9.39. The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$75.98 while the mean 12-month price...

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  • Ford's Deal With Alibaba Leaves OEM's Financial Arm Out of China
Ford's Deal With Alibaba Leaves OEM's Financial Arm Out of China

It is further evidence of a new strategy being pursued by Ford boss Jim Hackett, who took over the reins as chief executive from Mark Fields earlier this year. Those cars could come directly from Ford or from its dealers but the details were still to be worked out. Collaborating with leading technology players is in line with their vision "for smar...

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  • Alaska Airlines to put limits on 'smart bags' starting January 15
Alaska Airlines to put limits on 'smart bags' starting January 15

The industry had resolved to ban smart bags by 2019, but because the risks of uncontrollable fire in the aircraft hold - out of sight of cabin crew and beyond their reach to extinguish it - are causing great concern, American Airlines made a decision to ban the bags last week , soon followed by Delta and Alaska .

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  • Xiaomi Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus Are Official With Thin Bezels
Xiaomi Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus Are Official With Thin Bezels

Both are coupled with an LED flash, but the setup on the back has the fingerprint scanner to keep it company. The said devices will be available in Blue, Black, Gold and Pink colors. 12,700). Its connectivity features will be same as Xiaomi Redmi 5 . They're obviously not quite as thin as the Mi MIX 2 display borders, but they're slim enough...

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  • North Carolina county's ransomware recovery will take days
North Carolina county's ransomware recovery will take days

Diorio said in a statement on Wednesday. Such attacks are becoming more common - and more sophisticated. Diorio said county technology officials will use backup data from before the ransomware attack to restore the system, but the rebuild will take "patience and hard work".

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  • Pollution harmful to babies ' brains
Pollution harmful to babies ' brains

The report said further research was needed to study the full impact of air pollution on children's developing brains. Babies in South Asia are worst affected, with more than 12 million living in areas with pollution six times higher than safe levels.

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  • Ultimate Software in top 10 on Glassdoor's 'Best Places to Work'
Ultimate Software in top 10 on Glassdoor's 'Best Places to Work'

To put the ranking criteria into context, the average company rating was 3.3 among the more than 700,000 employers reviewed on Glassdoor . "If you are looking for job satisfaction, reward and enjoyment, this is an ideal company to work for".

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  • World oil prices up
World oil prices up

Motor-fuel inventories climbed by 9.2 million barrels last week, the American Petroleum Institute was said to report. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, crude oil for delivery in December was trading sharply lower by Rs 26, or 0.70 per cent, to Rs 3,698 per barrel in 1,601 lots.

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  • Steinhoff accounting scandal sinks shares, CEO exits
Steinhoff accounting scandal sinks shares, CEO exits

Shares in Steinhoff International plummeted by as much as 68% in Frankfurt after its CEO resigned and the company said it was investigating accounting irregularities. It warned it might have to restate financial statements from prior years. "The Supervisory Board wishes to reassure shareholders that Steinhoff has a number of high quality profit...

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