• German pilots' union calls four-hour Ryanair strike tomorrow
German pilots' union calls four-hour Ryanair strike tomorrow

A separate meeting with Portuguese pilot union SPAC on Thursday was "very amicable" he said. Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary had said the carrier wanted to remove "any worry or concern" that passengers' Christmas flights might be disrupted by pilot industrial action.

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  • Floundering Beverage Company Rebrands Around Blockchain and Its Stock Price Quintuples
Floundering Beverage Company Rebrands Around Blockchain and Its Stock Price Quintuples

A CNBC source mentioned Future Fintech as a possible blockchain play on Tuesday, and the stock has rallied ever since. Long Blockchain will focus on "the exploration of and investment in opportunities that leverage the benefits of blockchain technology", according to a statement from the company.

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  • Companies Celebrate Tax Reform w/$1000 Bonuses, Minimum Wage Hikes
Companies Celebrate Tax Reform w/$1000 Bonuses, Minimum Wage Hikes

The Communication Workers of America, the union that represents many of those frontline workers, had demanded that employers guarantee the yearly $4,000 household wage increase that Republican lawmakers asserted would be the outcome of the tax cut.

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  • Lawsuit Says Companies Use Facebook To Exclude Older Workers From Jobs
Lawsuit Says Companies Use Facebook To Exclude Older Workers From Jobs

Just like it's gotten caught red-handed allowing landlords to tailor ads excluding potential tenants on the basis of race or ethnicity or anyone to purchase ads targeting groups like "Jew haters," Facebook has apparently been helping dozens of companies target employment ads only to those supple, hard-working youths.

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  • European Union to Uber: You're a Transportation Firm, Not Digital Company
European Union to Uber: You're a Transportation Firm, Not Digital Company

Truong Dinh Quy, deputy director of taxi company Vinasun, said that Uber and Grab should be regarded as a transportation company rather than a technology platform. Some see a missed opportunity for Europe. In Germany, courts have restricted Uber's services severely in several cities , with only Berlin and Munich offering a pared-down version of ...

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  • Local Salvation Army's still short of Red Kettle goals
Local Salvation Army's still short of Red Kettle goals

Over the course of an hour, Rep. Yaccarino joined a representative from The Salvation Army and participated in the time-honored tradition of ringing the bell as they greeted holiday shoppers. The App allows donors to select a Christmas kettle in their community by scanning a QR code or by using an interactive map. Commanding Officer of The Salvatio...

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  • Chinese ride-sharing firm Didi raises US$4bn
Chinese ride-sharing firm Didi raises US$4bn

The company announced the funding without naming the investors. The ride-hailing company has already raised more than $13bn, with stakeholders including ecommerce rivals Alibaba and Tencent and USA tech giant Apple. According to Didi the fundraising attracted both Chinese and worldwide investors. Investors in Didi's new funding include Japane...

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  • German pilot unions fly in for meeting with Ryanair
German pilot unions fly in for meeting with Ryanair

He said Ryanair was honest about embracing the collective bargaining model, and would not be attending today's meeting if they were not. "Everywhere I turned, I could see that people were asking for small things to be done and they just weren't getting done", he was quoted as saying.

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  • Canada and United Kingdom take on Boeing at USA trade tribunal hearing
Canada and United Kingdom take on Boeing at USA trade tribunal hearing

Rival Boeing has petitioned the US Department of Commerce to sanction the firm. Kim Darroch argued that Boeing has benefited from billions in government support via different US mechanisms, while it complains about subsidies elsewhere. Bombardier expressed renewed commitment to building that plant in Mobile, and a Delta executive said his airl...

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  • Elon Musk mistakenly tweets his phone number to the public
Elon Musk mistakenly tweets his phone number to the public

Rest assured, Musk must have changed his number by now. He was apparently trying to send it to John Carmack , the chief technology officer of Facebook's Oculus virtual reality subsidiary. Musk's message got many thinking that he might want to lure Carmack away from Oculus and over to Tesla . Tesla didn't immediately return a request...

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  • Coinbase Is Investigating Possible Bitcoin Cash Insider Trading by Employees
Coinbase Is Investigating Possible Bitcoin Cash Insider Trading by Employees

Coinbase has pushed out an update to its hugely-successful app, which lets users trade in Bitcoin Cash (BCH) for the first time. " Coinbase employees have been prohibited from trading in bitcoin cash for several weeks". "Given the price increase in the hours leading up the announcement, we will be conducting an investigation into this matter", ...

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  • Existing-home sales continue to strengthen
Existing-home sales continue to strengthen

Berson said he expects existing sales to climb 1.6 percent to 5.54 million units this year, which would be the strongest pace since 2006. Existing home sales in the States jumped past forecasts last month, rising by the most in almost 11 years amid strong gains in all regions outside of the West.

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  • Marathon Pete Corp Com (MPC) Stake Upped by Capstone Asset Management Company
Marathon Pete Corp Com (MPC) Stake Upped by Capstone Asset Management Company

Capstone Asset Management Company who had been investing in Marathon Pete Corp Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $31.63 billion market cap company. Fiduciary Trust Company sold 6,436 shares as Marathon Pete Corp (MPC)'s stock rose 5.52%. Therefore 39% are positive. Kensico Capital Management Corp owned 1.62% of Marathon Petrole...

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  • Billionaire Branson named Virgin Hyperloop One chairman
Billionaire Branson named Virgin Hyperloop One chairman

A hyperloop is a sealed tube system created to allow people to travel at speeds of hundreds of miles per hour. The others include Boring Co, led by Elon Musk - who also founded Tesla and SpaceX - and Arrivo Corp, led by BamBrogan and other former Hyperloop One employees.

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  • (NYSE:RAD) Short Interest Up 6.0% in November
(NYSE:RAD) Short Interest Up 6.0% in November

The Retail Pharmacy segment sells prescription drugs; and a range of other merchandise, such as over-the-counter medications, health and beauty aids, personal care items, cosmetics, household items, food and beverages, greeting cards, seasonal merchandise, and other everyday and convenience products.

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  • White House Officially Blames North Korea For Massive 'WannaCry' Cyberattack
White House Officially Blames North Korea For Massive 'WannaCry' Cyberattack

Compounding matters is that the ransom amount was created to increase if users didn't make a prompt payment. The malware infected over 300,000 computers in 150 different countries. He said the country was "directly responsible" for the attack, and added that the USA has evidence to back up this claim. He implored private companies to build up the...

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  • Controversial Cabinet Reshuffle Announced By Malcolm Turnbull
Controversial Cabinet Reshuffle Announced By Malcolm Turnbull

Dan Tehan will shift from veterans' affairs to social services. Mr Turnbull on Tuesday confirmed the creation of two new portfolios and brought five new faces into Cabinet, including a surprise promotion for two Queensland politicians. Zed Seselja will be the assistant minister for science, jobs, and innovation, while Angus Taylor will be the min...

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  • Gas prices drop below pre-Harvey levels
Gas prices drop below pre-Harvey levels

The most expensive gas price averages in Florida are in West Palm Beach-Boca Raton ($2.52) and Miami ($2.50). AAA Northeast said in Rhode Island, gas prices dropped four cents per gallon, while in MA, the prices dropped three cents per gallon.

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  • Indicator Focus on Shares of Healthcare Realty Trust Inc (HR)
Indicator Focus on Shares of Healthcare Realty Trust Inc (HR)

This trade decreased his ownership of the company to 0.04% market capitalization or 74,188 shares. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.01 EPS. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $126. Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Communication reported 98,268 shares. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 20th wi...

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  • $200K Check Dropped In Red Kettle
$200K Check Dropped In Red Kettle

This is not the first year where an anonymous donor has given a large sum of money to the Salvation Army. Lieutenant David comments that their fundraising has been able to keep on target but the severe winter weather we have been experiencing really throws into question whether or not they will meet their $80,000 target.

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