Thursday September 19-th, 2019

Foot Locker invests $100 million in online sneaker seller GOAT Foot Locker invests $100 million in online sneaker seller GOAT

Gateway Investment Advisers LLC owned about 0.11% of Foot Locker worth $6,555,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. FL stock traded down $0.08 during trading on Friday, reaching $56.49. Foot Locker has a 1...

Details emerging about Gerald Cotten, the young founder of QuadrigaCX Details emerging about Gerald Cotten, the young founder of QuadrigaCX

According to an in-depth research by research firm "Proof of Research", QuadrigaCX acted as a Ponzi scheme. Things became even more suspicious after it was revealed that Cotten had filed his last will and testament just 12 days before he died...

Automakers recall 1.7 million cars with fatal airbags, inflators can hurl shrapnel Automakers recall 1.7 million cars with fatal airbags, inflators can hurl shrapnel

Japan's Takata Corp. has sought bankruptcy protection in the wake of the largest auto safety recall in history. World-wide at least twenty-three people have died so far and hundreds more injured. The recalls already affected more than 5 million. Vo...

Thomas Cook mulls future of its airline after quarterly loss Thomas Cook mulls future of its airline after quarterly loss

Just under half of its airline seats are used by the tour operator's own customers, with the remainder sold to rivals and the public. "We will provide an update on this process in due course". The Group Airline continued to perform well, delivering a...

New Brunswick adds 3,600 jobs in January, pushing unemployment rate down

On a year-over-year basis, total employment was up 327,000 or 1.8 per cent, reflecting increases in both full-time (+166,000) and part-time (+162,000) work. "B.C.'s unemployment rate remained the lowest in Canada - for the 1th month in a row - at 4...

Amazon recommends 6 guidelines for facial recognition legislation Amazon recommends 6 guidelines for facial recognition legislation

However, Punke's suggestions come at a time when the company has been criticized for selling Rekognition to law enforcement agencies despite the fact that researchers claim to have discovered gender and ethnic biases in the system. Punke published ...

Ocado share price falls after sales warning following warehouse fire Ocado share price falls after sales warning following warehouse fire

The spokesperson continued: "The removal of these materials is now complete and the evacuation area has been removed, with local residents and workers now able to access the affected area as normal". A huge blaze at the Ocado warehouse in Hampshire w...

Wells Fargo customers face continued service glitches Wells Fargo customers face continued service glitches

The company announced that nearly all services were restored as of Thursday evening and apologized for the inconvenience after outages that affected ATM, mobile and online banking platforms. Whitney Dawe uses the Wells Fargo app every day; he's bee...

TSA: 11 firearms a day confiscated at US airports in 2018 TSA: 11 firearms a day confiscated at US airports in 2018

Last year, the Transportation Security Administration discovered a record number of firearms in carry-on bags at 279 airport checkpoints around the country. Before you hit the first person in line, just take a quick look through your bag'. The At...

Orange Vanilla Coke Is the First New Flavor In Over 10 Years Orange Vanilla Coke Is the First New Flavor In Over 10 Years

If you don't want all the sugar of regular pop, there will be a Zero Sugar version of Orange Vanilla Coke. Customers can expect to see new packaging for the Cherry and Vanilla flavors, too , for a "bit of a facelift". The new Coke offerings come on ...

Where to Get Free (or Cheap) Pizza on National Pizza Day Where to Get Free (or Cheap) Pizza on National Pizza Day

On February 9th be sure to ask the cashier for the National Pizza Day Offer and you'll be treated to a free upgrade of your large pizza to an extra large. February 10 from 6-8 p.m. the restaurants will offer $1 pizza slices . Who knew IHOP even h...

BCE Q4 profit falls due to writedown, expenses, revenue tops estimates BCE Q4 profit falls due to writedown, expenses, revenue tops estimates

Several analysts have said they see a Huawei ban on 5G equipment as increasingly likely, though most do not expect the government to order carriers to remove its gear from existing networks. That was down from $656 million of net income attributable ...

Ford Investing $1b, Adding 500 Jobs In Chicago Ford Investing $1b, Adding 500 Jobs In Chicago

Ford's Chicago Assembly plant is located on the city's south side and is Ford's longest continually operating vehicle assembly plant in the U.S. The factory began producing the Model T in 1924. The overhaul of the plants will include a new body an...

Judge approves Lampert’s $5.2B Sears takeover bid Judge approves Lampert’s $5.2B Sears takeover bid

The agency last week took over two underfunded pension plans covering 90,000 Sears retirees and other beneficiaries. Lampert's fund, ESL Investments, intends to keep 425 Sears and Kmart stores open, saving the jobs of 45,000 employees - a move that...

Total makes significant discovery off South Africa's southern coast Total makes significant discovery off South Africa's southern coast

Total holds a 45% stake in the block, alongside Qatari, Canadian and South African firms. The well was deepened to a final depth of 3,633 meters and has also been successful. Environmental rights' group Greenpeace said on Friday that the discovery of...

Government confirms mobile roaming charges could return after Brexit Government confirms mobile roaming charges could return after Brexit

A note accompanying the second legislation sees United Kingdom officials acknowledge lobbyists attempting to maintain the current arrangements, but "after careful consideration, the government decided not to adopt this proposal". This means that roam...

Mnuchin: Powell and Trump Had 'Productive' Meeting Mnuchin: Powell and Trump Had 'Productive' Meeting

The Fed released a statement shortly after the meeting saying that the group discussed the USA economy's performance and outlook, but that Powell did not share his expectations for monetary policy . Former Fed Chair Janet Yellen said in Decemb...

Amazon might be reconsidering its second headquarters in NY Amazon might be reconsidering its second headquarters in NY

As part of the deal, Amazon would stand to receive "performance-based direct incentives of $1.525 billion" for creating the 25,000 jobs in Long Island City. "It is outrageous that Amazon is now essentially threatening New York City taxpayers to pay...

AAA study confirms cold weather can sap electric auto ranges AAA study confirms cold weather can sap electric auto ranges

Drivers can also improve their electric car's range by pre-heating or cooling the cabin while charging so that the climate control doesn't drain the battery as much. For example, AAA's testers determined that the Tesla's range when fully charged at 7...

Germany to restrict Facebook's data gathering activities Germany to restrict Facebook's data gathering activities

The company now collects data on users' activities on Facebook and the other apps it owns, along with third-party websites. While Facebook is less widely used in Germany than in some other western countries, it has 32 million monthly active users i...

Renault to alert prosecutors over Carlos Ghosn's wedding costs Renault to alert prosecutors over Carlos Ghosn's wedding costs

Much of the tension between the partners stems from a complex ownership structure that gives Renault 43 percent of Nissan, whereas Nissan owns just 15 percent stake in the French company - and no voting rights. Senard would be an obvious candidate fo...

Venezuela blocks border as Maduro tries to keep troops on side Venezuela blocks border as Maduro tries to keep troops on side

A Venezuelan migrant prays in the Divina Providencia migrant shelter in Cucuta, Colombia , on the border with Venezuela, on February 7, 2019 . Earlier this week, opposition leaders announced the coordinated shipments of baby formula, medical su...

Australia’s Commonwealth Bank’s 2H profit falls to $3.3B Australia’s Commonwealth Bank’s 2H profit falls to $3.3B

In the first earnings report since a high-profile inquiry into Australia's vastly profitable banking sector, the Sydney-based firm said it made nearly Aus$4.6 billion (US$3.3 billion) in net profit in the July to December 2018 period - the first half...

NAB in turmoil as chairman and CEO fall on their swords NAB in turmoil as chairman and CEO fall on their swords

Amid mounting speculation the criticism could cost Thorburn his job, the CEO this week dug in, insisting the bank had not been dishonest in a scandal that saw NAB collect A$100 million ($105m) in fees without providing service in return. "It has been...

Aston Martin Lagonda Teases Uber Luxurious, All-Electric SUV Concept Aston Martin Lagonda Teases Uber Luxurious, All-Electric SUV Concept

For its latest iteration, it'll be a nameplate rather than a specific model. Last year, at the Geneva Motor Show 2018, we saw the Lagonda Vision Concept . This year, the company is seemingly keen on maintaining that momentum by not only bringing...

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