• Barnes & Noble Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (BKS)
Barnes & Noble Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. has a consensus hold rating from 3 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 10.33% of shares outstanding. We should also note their 52-Week High and Low: the shares now trade -48.11% away from their high and 9.60% from the low. Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS)'s price sits 7.32% above from i...

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  • Dow trades above 24000 as stocks open at records
Dow trades above 24000 as stocks open at records

The Dow gave back 65 points to slip to 23092. But Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO Private Bank, cautioned that lowering corporate taxes "would not be as big a boon to large companies as it would be to small companies". The Dow added 714.36 points, or 3 percent. Kroger jumped 6.1 per cent as the supermarket chain reported slightly hi...

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  • Nestle refutes allegation of ash; says Maggi noodles safe
Nestle refutes allegation of ash; says Maggi noodles safe

However, according to the district authorities, samples were collected previous year in November and sent for tests, which had found ash content above the permissible limits of human consumption. In an emailed statement, the company said that "while we have not received the orders passed by the adjudication officer, we have been informed that the s...

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  • $1 Long Island Iced Teas at Applebee's? Sure, why not?
$1 Long Island Iced Teas at Applebee's? Sure, why not?

In October, Applebee's sold margaritas , or, ahem, Dollaritas, for just $1 each. As in: "Here's a mug of liquor, with just a little bit of carbonated sugar to make it easier to ingest". Following the popularity of the " Dollarita ", Applebee's is now going to sell $1 Long Island Iced Teas. Applebee's is one of the world's largest casual dining bra...

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  • Movement on Brexit border issue in next days: Hogan
Movement on Brexit border issue in next days: Hogan

He said a referendum would be the only way to "solve this democratically" and he had been "rubbished on Twitter " by the DUP when he initially suggested the Irish border would present an issue. Reiterating commitments to the Good Friday Agreement that brought peace to Ireland after decades of violence could be part of the solution, according to fo...

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  • American faces scheduling glitch
American faces scheduling glitch

An American Airlines scheduling glitch is wreaking havoc on holiday travel plans. Now the union is reportedly working with AA to address the shortage, with American offering pilots up to 150 percent of their normal hourly wages to work over the holidays.

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  • Online boom may see Cyber Monday top Black Friday
Online boom may see Cyber Monday top Black Friday

The results validate the investment that retailers are making in e-commerce and that pure-play online retailers are making by opening stores, Shay said. For purchases made on smartphones, Apple iOS led with an average order value (AOV) of $123, in comparison to Google Android at $110. "Consumers are also becoming more savvy and efficient online sho...

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  • Catholic Church Sues DC Transit System for Rejecting Its Christmas Ad
Catholic Church Sues DC Transit System for Rejecting Its Christmas Ad

Entitled "Find the Perfect Gift", the advert depicts a star which led the Magi from the East to the baby Jesus in Bethlehem, and shepherds. The archdiocese seeks injunctive relief after WMATA , as the agency is known, refused to allow an ad promoting the archdiocese's annual "Find the Perfect Gift" initiative for the Advent and Christmas seaso...

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  • Planes damaged after wings touch at Kennedy Airport
Planes damaged after wings touch at Kennedy Airport

Afterward, the Egypt Air plane returned to the terminal unassisted, while the Virgin flight needed to be towed. Upset about the hours spent in airport limbo, some passengers on the Virgin Atlantic flight reportedly went as far as demanding free alcohol after the two planes (slightly) collided.

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  • Judge Leaves Mick Mulvaney In Place As Acting Director Of CFPB
Judge Leaves Mick Mulvaney In Place As Acting Director Of CFPB

Hours later, Trump said Mulvaney would lead the agency on an interim basis, sparking an unprecedented showdown. Democrats and consumer advocates have supported the CFPB's aggressive actions against big financial institutions, and in her lawsuit , English said Congress intended the bureau to be independent of political pressure from the White Hou...

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  • Russian Federation says it has lost contact with Meteor satellite
Russian Federation says it has lost contact with Meteor satellite

It's just the second spacecraft to lift off from Russia's newest spaceport. "During the first scheduled communication session with the space vehicle, contact has not been established because it is not on its planned orbit", the Russian space agency Roscosmos said in a statement .

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  • Cyber Monday 'largest online sales day in history'
Cyber Monday 'largest online sales day in history'

As of Friday morning, people have already spent $640 million online and people are expected to spend $6. 6 billion today. Adobe announced on Tuesday in its most recent report that Cyber Monday reached a new record of $6. The online consumer spending analysis also showed product sellouts increased 102 percent compared to past year, with accesso...

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  • TRAI comes out with 'recommendations on net-neutrality'
TRAI comes out with 'recommendations on net-neutrality'

In February 2016 , the Trai had ruled in favour of net neutrality by barring internet service providers from offering discriminatory tariffs for data. Our unified license document states very clearly that there should be unrestricted and non-discriminatory access. This comes as welcome news at a time when in U.S.

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  • Uber-Waymo case: Dramatic turn as judge says Uber lawyers withheld evidence
Uber-Waymo case: Dramatic turn as judge says Uber lawyers withheld evidence

Jacobs also testified in person on Tuesday, where he said that the surveillance team at Uber used "anonymous servers" separate Uber's main servers, according to Bloomberg . The contents of the letter haven't been shared publicly yet, but a Wall Street Journal story reported that Uber employees were trained to "impede" ongoing investigations by ...

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  • YouTube removes ads from 2 million inappropriate children's videos
YouTube removes ads from 2 million inappropriate children's videos

YouTube said officially on Monday that the company has demonetized more than 2 million videos which were depicting disturbing kids. In response to concerns that their adverts are appearing alongside abusive content, several majors companies reportedly pulled their advertisements from YouTube on the eve of Black Friday.

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  • Police to be given powers to ground drones in United Kingdom crackdown
Police to be given powers to ground drones in United Kingdom crackdown

At the same time as announcing incoming drone regulations draft, the government revealed it's funding a drone innovation project which launches today - inviting United Kingdom cities to get involved in R&D focused on using the tech to transform critical services, such as emergency health services and organ transport , essential infrastructure asse...

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  • Killington Cup: Shiffrin looks ready for Olympics
Killington Cup: Shiffrin looks ready for Olympics

Stephanie Brunner of Austria was fourth with a time of 1:59.28 and Italy's Federica Brignone was fifth in 1:59.38. Home favourite Mikaela Shiffrin claimed her first victory of the International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Skiing World Cup season after winning both women's slalom runs in Killington in the United States today.

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  • Bitcoin Reached a Record USD 9683
Bitcoin Reached a Record USD 9683

Bitcoin is a digital currency that was once called the future of money. The surge in insterest also returns on the of CME's declaration that it will list bitcoin fates in the second seven day stretch of December. As a result of these gains, the market value of bitcoin has reached another high of nearly $150 billion, which takes the combined ...

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  • United States consumer finance agency lawyer sides with Trump over succession
United States consumer finance agency lawyer sides with Trump over succession

Later, Mulvaney's communications director tweeted a picture of him "hard at work as acting director", with the bureau's transition handbook placed visibly on his table. The White House says the Obama administration took a similar position when filling a vacancy on the National Labor Relations Board. Hold up. What is the Consumer Financial Prot...

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  • Online sales top $5 billion on Black Friday, report shows
Online sales top $5 billion on Black Friday, report shows

Based on these factors, the National Retail Federation expects holiday sales to increase at least 3.6% over the previous year, which would match last year's increase. The research firm had previously reported Cyber Monday sales of $3.45 billion previous year but restated that figure to $5.6 billion following a change in its methodology of calcu...

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