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UK Manufacturing Activity Expands Most In More Than 4 Years

The Federal Statistics Office will publish industrial orders data for October next week on December 6, followed one day later by industrial output figures for t...


Tesla turns on world's largest lithium-ion battery in SA

The battery has the capacity to power 30,000 homes for up to an hour in the event of a severe blackout, but is more likely to be called into action to even out ...


GVO Asset Management Ltd Has $24.34 Million Holdings in Wells Fargo & Company

The Avalon Advisors Llc holds 592,923 shares with $32.85M value, down from 718,706 last quarter. Allstate Corp increased Wells Fargo Co New (WFC) stake by 163...


Devils acquire defenseman Vatanen from Ducks for Henrique

Vatanen has 33 goals and 93 assists in 280 games over six National Hockey League seasons. The 26-year-old is signed for two more seasons at a salary-cap hit...


N-Out Burger planning first Colorado location in Colorado Springs

The project is now still in its planning stages, with no specific timeline in place for when the first stores might open. "Because there are so many people wh...


Applebee's to offer $1 Long Island Iced Tea in December

The famous cocktail is a mixture of rum, vodka, gin, tequila and triple sec. with a splash of cola, which is added so you can tell yourself you aren't just drin...


China 'to protect its businesses' after fresh U.S. trade probe

The department is also starting an investigation into whether China unfairly subsidizes aluminum sheeting, imports of which came to USD603 million in the US pas...


Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Put Options on Barnes & Noble (BKS)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its holdings in Barnes & Noble by 505.5% during the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of OH now owns 53,075 shares of...


Dow opens above 24000 for first time

The S&P 500 jumped 1 percent to 2,627.04 as financials climbed 2.6 percent; the sector also had its best session since March 1. At 4.30pm Irish time the Dow ...


American Airlines glitch gives pilots holiday at Christmas

The computer said, 'Hey ya'll. The APA said it has responded by filing a Presidential Grievance , and said that neither it nor the contract between APA pilot...


GDP growth in Q2 at 6.3% as economy perks up

The manufacturing sector grew 7 percent during the quarter-ended September from a 7.7 percent growth in the same period past year and 1.2 percent in April-June....


Arby's to buy Buffalo Wild Wings for $2.9 billion

The companies put the transaction value at $2.9 billion, including debt. Closing the deal would make Buffalo Wild Wings , which serves chicken wings in a sport...


Sensex Slumps Over 450 Points Ahead Of GDP Data

North Korea's latest missile test also hit market mood. The BSE Sensex fell 453 points or 1.4% to 33,149 and the NSE Nifty50 Index declined 1.3% or 135 points...


Irish minister calls for 'political solution' to avoid hard border post-Brexit

Both sides hope they can find a mutually agreed set of words that will allay Irish fears about the return of a hard border , while leaving the final details to...


AT&T, Time Warner extend deadline to finalize merger

On Tuesday, AT&T filed a motion asking the judge to set the trial start date at February 20 or thereabouts. AT&T is giving itself some extra space in which to...





BuzzFeed hit with layoffs, as digital ad dollars fall short

Because BuzzFeed employs 1,700 staffers, the layoffs amount to about 7% of the company. Digital media company BuzzFeed said it is laying off 8% of its USA...


Russians find extra-terrestrial hitchhikers on space station

Microorganisms from Earth have been found on the station's skin before but they have got there thanks to the ionosphere lift phenomenon, where substances from E...