Global stocks sell-off slams back into Europe
Reuters, 11 October at 12:32
LONDON (Reuters) - European stocks slumped to a more than an 18-month low on Thursday after Wall Street's worst losses in eight months triggered a surge of global selling that knocked over Asia too.
Markets across Asia open down sharply, following Wall Street tumble
Carnage as markets plunge across Asia
Nikkei drops about 4% as Asian markets follow Wall Street's plunge
2.4M Pounds of Taquitos Recalled Over Possible Salmonella, Listeria Contamination
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, 21 October at 23:54
More than 2.4 million pounds of ready-to-eat taquitos have been recalled due to possible contamination with salmonella and listeria, the Food Safety and Inspection Service announced. The recall includes meat and poultry taquitos produced between July 1 ...
Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots climb to $2 billion - yes, that's with a B
NJ.com, 21 October at 23:20
The Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots have grown to a combined $2.2 billion. That's right, $2.2 billion. That's 2,200 millions, a sum greater than the GDP of 27 countries. If you won and didn't pay taxes, $2.2 billion would almost be enough -- only
Delaware one of six states where Powerball and Mega Millions lottery winners stay anonymous
The News Journal, 21 October at 22:58
Delaware is one of only six states where Powerball and Mega Millions winners get to stay anonymous, an important protection against thieves and scam artists. According to the Multi-State Lottery Association, which runs the Powerball, you don't have to
A man on Ryanair yelled racist insults at a black woman. She was the one who had to change seats.
Washington Post, 21 October at 22:12
David Lawrence had just settled into seat 22F on a Ryanair flight on Thursday when he heard a commotion brewing on the other side of the plane. A few rows behind him, a ruddy-faced man with gray hair and dark-rimmed glasses was yelling at a black ...
German Industry Slams 'America First' After Siemens Is Foiled in Iraq
Bloomberg, 21 October at 21:24
Germany's main industry federation said U.S. pressure to quash Siemens AG's $15 billion power-plant deal with Iraq is unacceptable and shows how President Donald Trump's “America First” stance is corroding business decisions. Iraq signed a ...
Technology is set to be this week's hottest ticket on Wall Street as its biggest leaders go head-to-head
City A.M., 21 October at 21:09
This Thursday is set to be a battle of the technology heavyweights, as behemoths Amazon, Alphabet, Snap and Twitter all report their quarterly results. Both Amazon and Alphabet, the parent company of Google, trounced consensus estimates last quarter
Few Big Names Expected at Saudi Conference, and Data on US Economy
New York Times, 21 October at 21:05
Here's what to expect in the week ahead: BUSINESS. Saudi investment conference to open, with a shorter guest list. What was to be three days of mingling for world leaders and financial power players will have fewer boldface names when the Future ...
Man orders 2 waters at Greenville hot dog joint, leaves $10000 tip
WRAL.com, 21 October at 20:56
By Jessica Patrick, WRAL.com editor. Greenville, N.C. — A server at Sup Dogs, a popular hot dog joint in Greenville, got quite the surprise Friday afternoon when a customer walked out and left $10,000 cash sitting on her table. WRAL spoke with Bret
Verbatim: Mega Millions $1.6 billion and Powerball $620 million
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, 21 October at 20:47
The following was released on Sun. Oct. 21, 2018 by the Hoosier Lottery: INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 21, 2018) -Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot increases to an estimated $1.6 billion. Powerball is an estimated $620 million and Hoosier Lotto is an estimated $19 ...
Things are bad at Sears. They're worse at Kmart
CNN, 21 October at 20:16
New York (CNN Business) Sears is going to have a hard time surviving its bankruptcy. Kmart faces even longer odds. Traditional department stores, including Sears, face heavy competition from big box retailers and online competitors, namely Amazon ...
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