The secretive trade pact is expected to cover about 40 percent of the global economy.
Ride, which has tripled its client base since launching in April, connects commuters to daily carpools, promising to save them at least 40 percent on their trip.
Apple has praised the iPhone 6s for selling a record-shattering 13 million units in its first three days. However, a new report suggests that in Japan the 6s and 6s Plus actually sold 10-15 percent fewer units than last year’s iPhone 6. Show More Summary
In September, housing-related employment grew at a stronger pace -- 3.56 percent -- than other job types. According to Trulia, most of this growth was driven by the construction sector, which as a whole saw a 3.55 percent rise in employment....
I’m setting the chances of a government shutdown when the current continuing resolution expires in December at 50 percent . But first, I have lots of explaining to do. The October shutdown I said two weeks ago was 75 percent likely was only avoided because something truly extraordinary happened: a speaker of the [...]
Kenneth Langone and his ilk will pay handsomely to hear him speak. They just won't follow his actual teachings. Many of you know the words: “And again I say unto you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for...Show More Summary
Glencore’s shares soar 33 percent in Hong Kong trade amid reports the company is in talks to sell its agriculture business. ||| Hong Kong - Shares in mining giant Glencore soared 33.64 percent in mid-afternoon trade in Hong Kong, following reports it is in talks to sell its agriculture business. Show More Summary
Ever been a little bit lazy or drunk and out too late and used a random ATM on a sidewalk, in a bar, at some strange bank? This is your annual reminder to stop. The average out-of-network ATM fee is now $4.52, up 4 percent from last...Show More Summary
Extreme poverty will this year fall to less than 10 percent of the global population for the first time, although there is still “great concern” for millions in Africa, a World Bank report said Sunday. “This is the best story in the world today — these projections show us...
The bank says global extreme poverty will be in single digits for first time but warns millions still need urgent aid.
Being 10 centimeters taller can increase the risk of melanoma by 30 percent, according to the study.
Book your reservation at greater than 300 participating Hilton Worldwide hotel properties in 29 different countries and regions located in Europe, the Middle East and Africa through 6:59 in the evening Eastern Daylight Time on Sunday,...Show More Summary
GUEST: By 2017, over 50 percent of commerce will be conducted on mobile (according to Gartner). Retail brands need to reach smartphone and tablet users, but when, how often, and with what content? New data from OtherLevels’ 2015 Retail Mobile Messaging Study indicates that messaging frequency, the “how often,” is a key metric that can make […]
Voter turnout in the United States is low. In last year’s midterm elections, only 36 percent of eligible voters turned out. Voter turnout is also unequal: educated, wealthier, and older voters are much more likely to vote. These patterns shape the election outcomes we see and the public policies that get implemented. Unfortunately, most approaches […]
Some 44 percent of Portuguese voters cast their ballots in the legislative elections by 04:00 p.m. local time (15:00 GMT), according to data published on the official elections website.
Jay Cutler is back after missing one game with a hamstring injury, even though he's reportedly not 100 percent. Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is making his return from a hamstring injury a lot sooner than previously thought. Cutler...Show More Summary
Kenneth Langone and his ilk will pay handsomely to hear him speak. They just won't follow his actual teachings
Primary care physicians got a three percent increase in reimbursement last year thanks largely to expansion of health benefits under the Affordable Care Act, a new analysis indicates. Primary care doctors, including internists, family physicians and pediatricians, saw their “reimbursement collections” rise 3.3 percent from 2013 to 2014 in states that [...]
Davante Adams isn't close to 100 percent yet. We break down the fantasy implications. Green Bay Packers receiver Davante Adams is questionable to play against the 49ers on Sunday. He suffered a foot injury in the first quarter on Monday...Show More Summary
California is in its fourth year of a serious drought. In April 2015, Gov. Jerry Brown renewed his emergency declaration and imposed a mandatory 25 percent statewide water reduction. This means all Californians need to reduce water use from 2013 levels. As the drought persists, tensions in the state have mounted as urban and agricultural […]