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Stocks - S&P Caps Week With Record Highs as Tech Keeps Shining

9 hours ago   |   FXCM

By Yasin Ebrahim Investing.com - The S&P rounded off the week with another record close Friday as a surge in U.S. housing activity strengthened investor hopes the current...
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Stationery chain Papyrus is reportedly shutting down stores across the US

Stationery chain Papyrus is reportedly shutting down stores across the US

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Paper goods chain Papyrus plans to shutter stores across the United States, according to Retail Dive . The Schurman Retail Group, Papyrus' parent company, did not respond to...
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Best Buy investigates claims that its CEO was romantically involved with another executive

Best Buy investigates claims that its CEO was romantically involved with another executive

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Best Buy is investigating allegations that CEO Corie Barry was romantically involved with a fellow executive, the company confirmed to Business Insider on Friday. The claims...
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JCPenney is closing a logistics center in Kansas and cutting more than 200 jobs after disappointing holiday sales

JCPenney is closing a logistics center in Kansas and cutting more than 200 jobs after disappointing holiday sales

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

JCPenney is closing its logistics center in Lenexa, Kansas, effectively eliminating 243 total jobs. In a statement to Business Insider, JCPenney spokeswoman Kristen Bennett...
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BoC to leave rates unchanged while maintaining cautious optimism - TD Securities

13 hours ago   |   FXCM

Previewing next week's important macroeconomic data releases from Canada and the Bank of Canada's monetary policy meeting, "we look for the Bank to leave rates unchanged as it...
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11 once-beloved regional stores that you can no longer visit

11 once-beloved regional stores that you can no longer visit

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

There are many regional stores that were once beloved by locals and special to the communities where they were established. Sadly, a lot of them have been acquired by national...
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China: Positive economic releases - TDS

17 hours ago   |   FXCM

Analysts at TD Securities note that China released a positive slate of December data including above consensus readings in industrial production 6.9% YoY , retail sales 8.0%...
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High street gloom continues as fears grow over UK economy

19 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Retail sales fail to rise for record fifth month in a row in December, says ONS High street sales in Britain slumped in December as consumers reined in their spending over the...
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Property firm's key role in third of all office deals

1 day ago   |   Press and Journal

Bosses at commercial property consultancy FG Burnett have toasted a successful year, with the firm at the heart of a third of all office deals in Aberdeen during 2019. The...
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GBP/USD on the backfoot below 1.3100 ahead of UK Retail Sales

1 day ago   |   FXCM

GBP/USD snaps three-day winning streak on Friday. Brexit challenges, USD recovery seem to disappoint the cable buyers. Traders await monthly UK Retail Sales data for fresh...
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A landmark lawsuit in which kids sued the US government over its...

A landmark lawsuit in which kids sued the US government over its contribution to climate change has been dismissed after a 5-year fight

In 2015, 21 young people sued the US government , alleging it was violating their constitutional rights by contributing to climate change despite knowledge of its dangerous... Read more ...

The Jonas Brothers' 'What a Man Gotta Do' music video is packed with hidden...

The Jonas Brothers' 'What a Man Gotta Do' music video is packed with hidden references. Here's every detail you may have missed

The Jonas Brothers released a new song called "What a Man Gotta Do" and shared an accompanying music video that has nods to three classic films: "Grease," "Say Anything," and... Read more ...

US housing starts reach highest level in 13 years after 'spectacular'...

US housing starts reach highest level in 13 years after 'spectacular' December surge

US housing starts soared nearly 17% in December to a 13-year high, according to a Friday release from the Census Bureau. The seasonally adjusted annual rate for home starts... Read more ...

The San Francisco Giants are hiring the first full-time female coach in MLB...

The San Francisco Giants are hiring the first full-time female coach in MLB history

Alyssa Nakken was hired by the San Francisco Giants as an assistant coach on Thursday, becoming Major League Baseball's first full-time female coach. Nakken, 29 was a... Read more ...

Joe Biden slams Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook for having too much power...

Joe Biden slams Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook for having too much power: 'I've never been a big Zuckerberg fan. I think he's a real problem'

Former Vice President Joe Biden slammed Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg over misinformation on the platform and privacy concerns. "I've never been a big Zuckerberg fan. I... Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here's what's going on. 1. China's economy grew at the slowest pace in nearly 30 years as Trump's trade war bites. The drop from 6.6% growth in 2018 reflected a raft of... Read more ...

Iran's supreme leader called Trump a 'clown' as he delivered Friday prayers...

Iran's supreme leader called Trump a 'clown' as he delivered Friday prayers for the first time in 8 years amid growing unrest over the Flight 752 disaster

Iran's supreme leader called Trump a "clown" and said the US president is preparing to stab Iranians in the back with a "poisonous dagger." Ayatollah Ali Khamenei led public... Read more ...

Man Utd eye transfer deal as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer identifies Ashley Young...

Man Utd eye transfer deal as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer identifies Ashley Young replacement

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is exploring the transfer market after losing Ashley Young to Inter Milan. Read more ...

Alphabet is now a trillion-dollar company

Alphabet is now a trillion-dollar company

Google's parent company Alphabet has reached a market capitalisation of a trillion dollars, becoming only the fourth tech firm to do so. The company follows in the footsteps of... Read more ...