by | December 28, 2018 | 19:59

Wednesday's gains pulled the S&P 500 back from the brink of what Wall Street calls a bear market - a 20 percent tumble from an index's peak. Petroleum-linked shares also had a good session, with Chevron winning 6.3 per cent and Halliburton 5.1 per cent following the rally in oil prices.

by | December 28, 2018 | 17:10

Widespread outages across the country have been reported since earlier Thursday morning. Today (Dec. 27) at 3:32 p.m., CenturyLink tweeted: "The CenturyLink network is still experiencing a disruption affecting customer services". The Idaho Statesman reports that the internet problems led to the temporary shutdown of phone services at the Idaho Department of Correction and the state's Department of Education.

by | December 28, 2018 | 16:29

Along with the Christmas sales report, the picture seems much brighter than Amazon had initially projected in its latest earnings results. Amazon Alexa Advices to "Kill Your Foster Parents" and It Is Not a Technical Glitch This Time! Other popular brands bought through Amazon's Prime Wardrobe service, which allows consumers to fill a box with selected items and return anything that they don't want, included PVH Corp.'s Calvin Klein, and Hanesbrands Inc.'s Champion.

by | December 28, 2018 | 09:59

Going forward, the industry is also set to be a major growth driver for the Indian economy and create millions of jobs in the future however the new government policy changes will have long-term implications for the evolution of the promising sector and whole ecosystem, the Bengaluru-based online retail giant said in a statement .

by | December 28, 2018 | 08:11

He had "great confidence" in the American company. Trump, however, said on Christmas Day that he had confidence in Mnuchin, telling reporters that Mnuchin is a "very talented, very smart person". government partial shutdown. The six CEOs who spoke individually by phone with Mnuchin were "totally baffled" and found the encounters puzzling and largely unnecessary, a person familiar with the calls told CNN.

by | December 28, 2018 | 04:43

Reuters notes that the order doesn't plan to specifically call out Huawei and ZTE and that it would "invoke the International Emergency Economic Powers Act", a law that grants the president the authority to regulate any commerce that could pose a national security threat to the U.S.

by | December 27, 2018 | 20:12

The Broader Topix had been found surfing below its lowest level since November 2016, 1,420.82 and during writing this report, it drooled 4.55 percent to 1,420.31. Investors got mixed signals from Washington heading into the resumption of USA stock futures trading at 6 p.m. The tumult in Washington added to the troubles of investors, who have seen equities worldwide tumble on concerns about a slowing US economy, the pace of the Fed's rate hikes and the ongoing trade war.

by | December 27, 2018 | 16:59

The post-holiday rally comes after a shortened Christmas Eve trading session left the Nasdaq deep into correction territory, and the S&P within a wisp of a correction. For those traders searching for a short-term bottom, Wednesday's action was mostly encouraging. Some of what Wall Street sees coming out of the White House has added to the market's uncertainty, specifically the president's attacks on the Fed and remarks about the ongoing trade conflict with China .

by | December 27, 2018 | 04:27

They unequivocally oppose using shutdowns as a means of resolving policy disputes. Trump ended the session by railing against the Democrats and former FBI director James Comey, whom he sacked in May 2017 in a move he later said stemmed from frustration over the federal investigation into possible ties between the Trump campaign Russian interference in the 2016 USA vote.

by | December 27, 2018 | 03:24

In its latest Petroleum Administration for Defense District report , the Energy Information Administration said USA petroleum exports have increased over the past several years to become an important factor in global oil markets. Even deeper cuts might be enough on their own: the U.S. US rough CLc1 was up 74 pennies at $43.27. -China trade war continues to worry traders as does the partial government shutdown in Washington that could last quite a bit longer than usual: President Trump ...

by | December 26, 2018 | 22:31

This Q4, Tesla engaged in a rather assertive campaign promoting the Model 3 to Europe and Asia. Tesla reportedly said that it was "absorbing a significant part of the tariff to help make cars more affordable for customers in China". With that said, a newly uploaded video to YouTube shows a Tesla on Autopilot automatically apply the brakes and avoid what was certain to be a rear-end collision.

by | December 26, 2018 | 18:51

Walgreens: Many stores open until Midnight Christmas Eve. Even in today's mile-a-minute world , most businesses will close down or at least cut their hours short. December 25 is the one day of the year when even Walmart's 24-hour stores are closed. The National Retail Federation says seven percent of all Americans are expected to be out shopping on Christmas Eve.

by | December 26, 2018 | 17:42

The last Mega Millions jackpot victor came in October when a $1.5 billion-winning ticket was sold in SC. Mega Millions Jackpot numbers and winning numbers were announced at 8 p.m. It's the largest Mega Millions jackpot ever offered on the holiday. For Wednesday night's Powerball drawing, the jackpot is an estimated $294 million with a cash option of $177.6 million.

by | December 26, 2018 | 13:00

It led to three days of travel chaos and 1,000 flights being canceled or diverted, but police in the United Kingdom have said there's a chance no actual drone infringed on Gatwick airspace last week. Officials said Saturday they are keeping the airport's two main terminals heated. A Gatwick Airport spokesperson told the publisher it couldn't find an appropriate anti-drone solution.

by | December 26, 2018 | 08:00

The Nasdaq skidded 72 points, or 1.1 percent, to 6,260. Dropbox ($DBX) and Lululemon ($LULU) were the top performers, while Nike ($NKE), Ford ($F), and Tesla ($TSLA) dragged the index. However, bix-box retailers, apart from those that have adapted to e-commerce, like Target and Walmart, are still hurting due to competition from Amazon .

by | December 26, 2018 | 05:56

While the UAE energy minister had mentioned about the possibility of a new meeting next year, the oil had been dwindling on the 45s, at its lowest since 2017 and a breach in to the 30s has not been yet out of the picture. The prices increased after several prominent USA shale drillers announced they are cutting back their investment and expansion plans for the next year due to rising profitability concerns - stemming from the lower oil prices.

by | December 25, 2018 | 20:41

Ken Latchney, of Troy, was shopping Christmas gifts for the first time this season Thursday, saying work had been too hectic earlier to get out shopping. Saturday is expected to be the second-busiest this holiday season behind the Friday after Thanksgiving, according to retail analytics firm, ShopperTrak.

by | December 25, 2018 | 19:39

Walgreens : All 24-hour stores will remain open for their usual hours. Some locations will have reduced hours of 8 6 p.m. These are only guidelines, so it is advised to check using the Sainsburys Store Locator to find out the exact opening for your local shop.

by | December 25, 2018 | 18:17

In an earlier tweet in July, Trump said, "the U.S. should not be penalised because we are doing so well". Trump has repeatedly broken with the norm respected by USA presidents of recent decades who refrained from criticizing the Fed. On Friday the price of USA crude slipped 0.6 percent to $45.59 a barrel in NY. But Powell has been consistent over his first year as chairman that even though he spent much of his career in and around financial markets, he would not respond to their daily whims.

by | December 25, 2018 | 05:39

Galleria at Sunset mall: Open until 6 p.m. Christmas Eve . Hours will vary from location to location, however. Sam's Club: Open on Christmas Eve CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY . CVS locations will be open on Christmas Eve , but we recommend calling your local CVS to confirm holiday hours. Kohl's will close it's doors at 6 p.m.