Tuesday October 15-th, 2019

Kimberly-Clark Sees Sales Down 2% In First Quarter Kimberly-Clark Sees Sales Down 2% In First Quarter

Squarepoint Ops LLC's holdings in Kimberly Clark were worth $308,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Eastern Bank grew its stake in Kimberly Clark by 34.9% during the first quarter. For the prior reporting period, the company posted a qu...

Starting In July, Amazon Returns Can Be Made At All Kohl’s Stores Starting In July, Amazon Returns Can Be Made At All Kohl’s Stores

Kohl's and Amazon first worked together in 2017 to pilot the returns program, which is now operating in 100 stores in the Los Angeles, Chicago and Milwaukee markets. Kohl's has been getting cozier with Amazon in recent years, with the aim of drawing ...

McDonald's plastic straw petition: Call to ditch paper straws McDonald's plastic straw petition: Call to ditch paper straws

Paper straws could be the least of some people's worries as McDonald's customers have reported seeing worms in their drink . Angry McDonald's customers have started a petition to bring back plastic straws after the fast food chain replaced the...

Iran's supreme leader says US oil sanctions won't go 'without response' Iran's supreme leader says US oil sanctions won't go 'without response'

The United States has decided not to renew exemptions from sanctions against Iran granted previous year to buyers of Iranian oil, taking a tougher line than expected. Five of the countries - Greece, Italy, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan - have already...

US exsitng home sales drop 4.9 pct in March US exsitng home sales drop 4.9 pct in March

According to realtor.com Chief Economist Danielle Hale, this year's momentum shows promise. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that home sales fell 4.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.21 million, down from 5.48 million in ...

Ford invests $500 million in EV company Rivian

Ford CEO Jim Hackett did not reveal the type of vehicle that will be created, or when it will go on sale, but confirmed that it will be in addition to the electric Mustang-inspired SUV and Ford F-150 the automaker now has in development. For its part...

Ford invests $500 million in Rivian, will develop EV on its platform Ford invests $500 million in Rivian, will develop EV on its platform

The companies have agreed to work together to develop an all-new, next-generation battery electric vehicle for Ford's growing EV portfolio using Rivian's skateboard platform, they announced. Like Tesla, Plymouth, Michigan-based Rivian has drawn ent...

Record day on Wall Street Record day on Wall Street

The Australian dollar has continued to slip and was worth US70.99¢ at 5am from US71.19¢ on Tuesday. Traders of the local unit will be watching Wednesday's release of first-quarter inflation figures by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Hasbro sha...

British 'WannaCry hero' Marcus Hutchins pleads guilty to United States hacking charges British 'WannaCry hero' Marcus Hutchins pleads guilty to United States hacking charges

As per the latest update, Marcus Hutchins has pleaded guilty against unrelated hacking charges in a federal court in Wisconsin. The security researcher may face up to 10 years in prison for the two charges, and fined up $250,000. Then in August of th...

Trump threatens new trade tariffs after Harley-Davidson sales slump Trump threatens new trade tariffs after Harley-Davidson sales slump

The company has been absorbing much of the costs of higher steel and aluminum prices due to the tariffs and previously estimated that foreign tariffs could cost it up to $100 million a year. But the firm said "the big impact" would be from the Europe...

Tesla upgrades Model S, X cars, brings backs cheaper variants Tesla upgrades Model S, X cars, brings backs cheaper variants

To that end, Tesla has once again updated the Model S , with the biggest news being an increase in the Long Range version's, uh, range: It can now travel up to 370 miles on a charge, up from 335. This, according to Tesla, has had multiple beneficial...

Spawned by Google, Wing wins FAA’s air carrier certification for drone deliveries Spawned by Google, Wing wins FAA’s air carrier certification for drone deliveries

With the FAA's approval, Wing's passed a key hurdle that will not only allow the company to make commercial deliveries, but also charge for them - something that was only made possible after passing the FAA's stringent certification process.

S&P 500, Nasdaq close at record highs as earnings roll in

Another big gainer was Lockheed Martin Corp, whose shares jumped 6.5% after it reported upbeat quarterly results and lifted its full-year profit forecast on strong demand for its missiles and fighter jets. Bank Wealth Management in Palm Beach, Florid...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Meets With Trump Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Meets With Trump

These are users who log into the site at least once a day and see advertisements on the platform. In October, Trump wrote that "Twitter has removed many people from my account and, more importantly, they have seemingly done something that makes it ...

Twitter Reports Surprising Usage Growth, Now Has 330 Million Monthly Active Users Twitter Reports Surprising Usage Growth, Now Has 330 Million Monthly Active Users

But Twitter also forecast revenue for the second quarter largely below analyst estimates, and said that it would continue to spend heavily on cleaning up Twitter as well as new ad products. Shortly after the numbers were released, Trump took to Twit...

Abigail Disney says Disney CEO Bob Iger's pay is 'insane'

Disney said in a tweet that she doesn't speak for the Disney family and that her only role at the company is as a shareholder. Other than owning shares (not that many) I have no more say in what happens there than anyone else. Abigail Disney lau...

Trump threatens European Union with retaliation over ‘unfair’ tariffs on Harley-Davidson

President Donald Trump, who has criticized Harley for its plans to shift some US production overseas, weighed in after the results to say European Union tariffs on the manufacturer were "unfair" and vowed to reciprocate, without giving details.

Aramco to acquire Shell's shares in Sasref JV for $631m — KSA Business Aramco to acquire Shell's shares in Sasref JV for $631m — KSA Business

The company has looked to strengthen its downstream portfolio - which refers to the refining and chemicals segments of the energy value chain - and recently agreed to buy 70 per cent stake in Sabic, the region's biggest chemicals company. The latest ...

Apple Is Spending Over $30MA Month On AWS Cloud, Report Says Apple Is Spending Over $30MA Month On AWS Cloud, Report Says

Apple has already been using both AWS and Google for it's iCloud storage, and now it seems the iPhone maker is doubling up on its commitment to the former. Apple also is investing to build its own cloud infrastructure. As the smartphone market re...

Twitter beats expectations as users grow and streamlining continues

That compares with 126 million in the fourth quarter . Interestingly, the metric Twitter is focusing on as the "best way to measure" its success counts so-called monetizable daily active users rather than the MAU (monthly active usage) number ge...

Student accused of robbing Apple Stores sues for $1 billion Student accused of robbing Apple Stores sues for $1 billion

Bah filed a lawsuit against Apple claiming that the only way the company could have linked him to the crime scenes in other states was if it programmed its facial recognition software to hunt the criminal down, either inviting a high margin of error ...

Stop & Shop Employee Strike In CT, Other States Ends After Deal Reached Stop & Shop Employee Strike In CT, Other States Ends After Deal Reached

Stop & Shop says it's glad to have its employees return to work. A number of rabbis in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island advised their congregations not to cross picket lines to buy Jewish holiday essentials. More than 30,000 employees hav...

Starbucks China Rival Luckin Coffee Files for US Listing

The fast-expanding coffee chain said last week it completed a new round of funding from investors led by BlackRock, bringing in $150 million to boost its total valuation to $2.9 billion. Coffee consumption is estimated to grow by roughly 3 percent ...

'It was very fun': Children hunt for beeping eggs 'It was very fun': Children hunt for beeping eggs

Children searched high and low for some candy filled Easter eggs. Cameras captured children as they raced onto the field to collect as many eggs as they could. The " Without Me " singer shared her Easter happenings with fans on Instagram and her ...

Crude oil price inches up on signs of squeezed global supply Crude oil price inches up on signs of squeezed global supply

The group said via Saudi Arabia, the organization's de facto leader, that it is considering to continue holding back supply. Moscow has repeatedly said that due to weather and geological conditions in the cold Russian winter, it can not cut its oil...

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