• Dow Jones industrial average closes at record high
Dow Jones industrial average closes at record high

US stocks have shot pretty much straight up ever since the initial selloff related to Britain's vote to exit the European was viewed as overdone. The index, which is heavily weighted with technology and biotech stocks, erased its losses for the year Tuesday.

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  • Earnings Preview: Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) --> Earnings Preview: Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM)
Earnings Preview: Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) --> Earnings Preview: Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM)

The Estimize crowdsourced estimate is for $3.10 billion in revenue . Yum Brands (YUM) second quarter results beat expectations by a penny per share, but China same-store sales came in flat. Other issues: Analysts at Nomura believe "there is not a lot to like about the USA setup" heading into the latest earnings announcement. It boosted it...

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  • SEC investigates Tesla for possible securities law breach
SEC investigates Tesla for possible securities law breach

Since the fatal crash was disclosed, two other non-fatal crashes occurred that may have involved Autopilot. And last week, Tesla announced that shipments of the high-end luxury electric vehicles had not reached projected levels in its second quarter, after having announced in April that it had failed to reach projected goals in its first quarte...

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  • Uncle: Web dispute over Black Lives Matter precedes killing
Uncle: Web dispute over Black Lives Matter precedes killing

The officer's family members knew and feared Gebhard, police said. ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis County prosecutor's office says the officer who was critically wounded durin. Brogan told the Post-Dispatch that Gebhard had attended Southeast Missouri State University, and confirmed that he had bipolar disorder. The officer's wife, mother-in-law...

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  • Trump leads Clinton in two battleground states
Trump leads Clinton in two battleground states

Trump for President Inc . Standing inside the Illinois Old State Capitol where Abraham Lincoln once proclaimed a "house divided against itself can not stand", Hillary Clinton on Wednesday denounced Donald Trump for turning the "Party of Lincoln" into the "Party of Trump" while calling for unity across the country in the wake of the recent polic...

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  • Top House Democrat urges colleagues to oppose GOP Iran bills
Top House Democrat urges colleagues to oppose GOP Iran bills

The deal between Iran and Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the United States limited Tehran's atomic program in return for the lifting of some worldwide sanctions, which took effect in January. Its location at the intersection of three continents makes it pivotal to U.S. imperialism's plans to consolidate American domination of the Eur...

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  • Dow Jones industrial average closes at a record high
Dow Jones industrial average closes at a record high

Plotting the index's per-share earnings against the yield on the 10-year Treasury note, a technique sometimes referred to as the Fed Model, shows the S&P 500 is still significantly less expensive. In Japan, stocks extended gains after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party emerged victorious from parliamentary elections driven by the ...

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  • Sanders on Clinton VP: Go progressive
Sanders on Clinton VP: Go progressive

And in Ohio, Trump and Clinton are tied at 40 percent. There is a margin of error of plus/minus 3.1 percentage points in Florida and Pennsylvania and a margin of error of plus/minus 3.2 percentage points in Ohio. Self-identified Republicans are a bit more split - 78% backed Trump, while 9% supported Clinton, 4% said they liked Johnson and 3% su...

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  • Amazon says Prime Day topped last year's order records
Amazon says Prime Day topped last year's order records

It was used to flag a similar performance by Amazon's website during last year's Prime Day sale as well. Amazon's shares fell as much as 1.8 percent after ChannelAdvisor's report . In the meantime, check out our lists of the best daily deals on Amazon . · Hundreds of thousands of Kindle e-readers sold on Prime Day . The service first jus...

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  • Trump takes narrow lead over Clinton in Florida
Trump takes narrow lead over Clinton in Florida

In Florida , where Clinton held an eight-point lead last month, Trump now leads 42-39. By a margin of 50 to 37 percent, the poll finds Floridians believe Trump is more honest and trustworthy than Clinton . Comey spared Clinton far bigger woes by saying he would not recommend criminal charges against her. Clinton is in the final st...

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  • Top Gear host Chris Evans quits
Top Gear host Chris Evans quits

Mark Linsey, director of BBC Studios, says Mr Evans believes that the remaining producing and presenting team will be able to "take the show forward and make it the hit we want it to be". I remain a huge fan of the show, always have been, always will be. Evans was said to be acting like a "control freak" during filming. " Top Gear USA" is ...

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  • Document: Boy told Paterno of Sandusky abuse in 1976
Document: Boy told Paterno of Sandusky abuse in 1976

Meanwhile, Sandusky is attempting to appeal his own conviction. What we do know for sure is that in 2001 athletic director Tim Curley, vice president Gary Schultz and president Graham Spanier had full notice that Sandusky was a potential predator, yet he was not charged until 2011.

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  • CSX 2Q profit down 20 percent as rail volume slows 9 percent
CSX 2Q profit down 20 percent as rail volume slows 9 percent

On Wednesday the Association of American Railroads said that year-to-date through July 9, freight on all US railroads was down 7.7 percent from the same period in 2015. Revenue dropped almost 12% to $2.7 billion, just above forecasts for $2.69 billion. CSX Corporation ( CSX - Analyst Report) announced financial results for the second quarter ...

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  • Piping Hot Deals to Celebrate National French Fry Day
Piping Hot Deals to Celebrate National French Fry Day

Crispy, crunchy, golden or soggy.However you like your fries, today is the flawless day to enjoy some! The website said it's believed that American soldiers who arrived in Belgium during World War I were first introduced to Belgian fries.

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  • 'Outlander' Season 3: When Will The Show Return To Starz?
'Outlander' Season 3: When Will The Show Return To Starz?

For everyone else, pour another shot of whisky and listen up... "Lord. You gave me a rare woman". She also told Brianna that Jamie was the love of her life. No Jamie. and she's back in her modern time. "It was a great opportunity to do something really visually powerful, and I love how it came out". When they finally arrive at Craigh na Dun, Cla...

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  • U.S. attorney general deflects GOP lawmakers' questions on Clinton emails
U.S. attorney general deflects GOP lawmakers' questions on Clinton emails

Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte addressed Lynch directly part way through the first half of the hearing, stating that the lack of response on the issue was an "abdication of your responsibility". "We're in the middle of an election season", Rep. John Conyers Jr., D-Mich., said of the Republicans' questions. Lynch wanted to talk about anythin...

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  • Donald Trump symbolism seeps into Jason Kenney leadership launch
Donald Trump symbolism seeps into Jason Kenney leadership launch

Much of Kenney's speech appeared aimed at Wildrose supporters and touched on most of that party's hot-button issues, including parental rights, the NDP's carbon tax, plans to increase the minimum wage and farm-safety legislation. The PCs have changed the rules so that the victor is no longer chosen in a one-person-one-vote system where the general ...

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  • Clinton struggling with young voters, Sanders supporters
Clinton struggling with young voters, Sanders supporters

Sasse's 1,600 word essay was a scathing indictment of both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump and asked voters to look inward to address how the race culminated with those options - and how to change it. They showed President Barack Obama carrying 56% of Iowa's under-30 voters, compared with significantly higher numbers in other, less-white battlegro...

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  • Countries call for self-restraint following East Sea dispute ruling
Countries call for self-restraint following East Sea dispute ruling

Was it the Philippines or some other country?' Chiu Chui-cheng, vice chairman of Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council, said the tribunal's rejection of the "nine-dash line", which mark mainland China's claims to much of the South China Sea , was also unacceptable.

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  • Standing ovation for Cameron at last PMQs
Standing ovation for Cameron at last PMQs

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Opposition, speculated that Mr Cameron had planned his departure to coincide with a career in showbiz. Mr Cameron , who announced his resignation after failing to secure a Remain vote in European Union referendum, will today make his way to Buckingham Palace to officially step down - making way for his successor, cur...

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