Zuckerberg tells Wall Street to chill; Petco IPO; Clinton & UBS; "A Vancouver man was taken into police custody after a standoff that featured the suspect serenading officers with a banjo"; and more.
Stocks jumped at the market’s open bell, then padded gains in the afternoon following the Federal Reserve’s policy statement. Release the tea-leaf readers! The Fed sounded more upbeat about the jobs market but remains concerned about tepid inflation. Yellen & Co. have three more meetings this year to follow through on their expectation to hike [...]
The festival celebrates its 40th anniversary with a reciprocating saw-sporting Jake Gyllenhaal and a man-bunned Paul Gross. TIFF CEO Piers Handling and Artistic Director Cameron Bailey took to the TIFF Bell Lightbox this morning to announce the first wave of programming for the festival’s 40th anniversary. Show More Summary
The sky was vibrant orange. I made my way across the open playa, pedaling towards that most sacred of places—the spiritual heart of Black Rock City. Like a bell resting gently, the Temple of Grace rose in silhouette next to the blazing red orb of the rising sun. A gentle stillness blanketed the space as I […]
Here is what you need to know. Chinese stocks crashed. China's Shanghai Composite plunged 8.5%, posting its largest decline in more than eight years. Heavy selling was indiscriminate with more than half of the index's listings finishing limit down, -10%. Show More Summary
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Ding! Ding! Ring the bell because Jake Gyllenhaal 's new movie Southpaw opens this weekend! Jake transformed his entire body for the flick, going from a handsome-faced movie star to a down-and-dirty pro boxer! But this isn't the first time he's changed his entire look! CLICK HERE to view "Jake Gyllenhaal's Amazing Movie Transformations!" CLICK HERE to view "Jake Gyllenhaal's [...]
Here is what you need to know. Amazon crushed estimates. The online retailer announced earnings of $0.19 per share, compared to the loss of $0.14 that Wall Street was expecting. Revenue jumped 19.9% to $23.18 billion, which was ahead of the $22.39 billion that analysts were anticipating. Show More Summary
Before markets open on Thursday, here's what you need to know. Anthem is on the verge of acquiring Cigna. A $48 billion megamerger between Anthem and Cigna could be announced as early as this week, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. Show More Summary
Greece; Volcker; J.P. Morgan hack; Book an Airbnb van down by the river; "Despite Catfish Claims, Loch Ness Monster Hunter 'Not Quitting"; and more.
Before markets open on Wednesday, here's what you need to know. Weak iPhone sales sink Apple. The tech giant earned $1.45 per share, topping the $1.81 that Wall Street was expecting. Revenue climbed 32.5% to $49.6 billion, which edged out the $49.4 billion estimate. Show More Summary
Here is what you need to know. IBM posted a mixed quarter. The IT product and services provider announced earnings of $3.84 per share, topping the $3.78 that Wall Street was expecting. Revenue slumped 13.4% to $20.8 billion, which was shy of the $20.95 billion that analysts were anticipating. Show More Summary
After trading on a "when-issued" basis, trading that is not open to the general public, the stock is set to open at $38.39.
Here is what you need to know. Gold 'flash crashed'. Last night, gold saw a mini 'flash crash,' plunging 3.8%, or $43, in a matter of seconds. The mysterious drop pushed spot gold down to $1087 per ounce, its lowest in five years. Chris...Show More Summary
The gig: Since Jan. 1, Brian Niccol has been chief executive of Taco Bell Corp., the Irvine-based fast-food chain known for menu creations such as Doritos Locos Tacos and Crunchwrap Supremes. Since the first restaurant opened in 1962 in Downey, Taco Bell has expanded to about 6,000 locations and...
White Cube Mason?s Yard presents ?2D-3D: Glass & Vapor?. This is the fourth solo exhibition at White Cube by Larry Bell, a leading exponent of the California ?Light and Space? movement. The exhibition includes three early glass installations:...Show More Summary
Here is what you need to know. Google beat on the bottom line. The search engine giant announced earnings of $6.99 per share, handily beating the $6.73 that Wall Street was expecting. Revenue jumped 11.1% to $17.7 billion, which was a whisker shy of the $17.79 billion estimate. Show More Summary
Greece; Swaps; Frozen Fried Twinkies; The Vice Fund; "Dog-riding monkey races will go on despite protests"; and more.
Here is what you need to know. Greece voted for the bailout. Greece's parliament approved the bailout presented by its creditors with 229 of a possible 300 members voting in favor of the package. The debt-ridden government must now implement a series of reforms and target specific budget surpluses in order to unlock funding. Show More Summary
Florida Police Shut Down Taco Bell Running Prostitution Ring Want to order a burrito with a side of meat taco? Via Broward Palm Beach: On Yelp, a commenter praised the Taco Bell at 1830 South Federal Highway: “For