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Oprah Winfrey Can Play a Big Role in Turning Around Weight Watchers with Her Weight Loss Statements

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:53

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A few words from a celebrity can do so much to the company shares, especially when it comes from the mouth of the media mogul Oprah Winfrey herself.

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JPMorgan Chase Upgrading its ATMs to Allow Cash Withdrawal via Smartphones

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:42

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Soon the phone can be used as an alternative for the ATM card as it seems that devices are getting smarter fast.

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Green Dot says it’s Confident about Its “Road Map for Growth

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 07:15

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Steve Streit, the CEO of Green Dot Corporation is facing pressure from a San Francisco hedge fund to be moved out of office. Harvest Capital Strategies, which has 6.2 percent, stake in Green Dot sys that the longtime chief executive has not been able to manage the company properly which resulted in huge losses in the past few years.

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FedEx Expansion Continues; New Facility being Built in Cypress

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 07:13

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Right at the beginning of the week, on Monday, FedEx said it is building a new distribution center in Cypress. The new distribution ware house for FedEx will be the biggest one for the company.

It is expected to be completed by 2017 and will sprawl over 800,000 square feet. The new facility will come in a location that's west of the Grand Parkway and north of FM 529.

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Human Breast milk can help destroy antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:51

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According to a new study, a part of a protein in human breast milk could be used to kill a certain type of drug-resistant bacteria.

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UK and Bill Gates to work to eradicate malaria

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:47

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United Kingdom's Chancellor George Osborne has joined tech billionaire Bill Gates to work to eradicate themalaria disease from the world.

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Crude Oil Imports in Japan Drop in 2015 as Demand Slows

Mon, 01/25/2016 - 07:40

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Last year, crude oil imports from Japan dropped to its lowest level since 1988. The reason behind the drop in imports being low demand with introduction of more fuel efficient vehicles and lower population.

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Christine Lagarde has Support from Key Economies for a Second Term in IMF’s Top Job

Mon, 01/25/2016 - 07:39

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Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund used the last day of the World Economic Forum in Davos to announce her candidacy for another term in office and secured quick support from all directions. The news that she might be facing possible trial in France did not stop the leaders from rendering support to her for a second term.

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Troubled Days seem to be Over for McDonald’s; Expectations are High from the Fourth Quarter Sales Report

Mon, 01/25/2016 - 07:34

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Good times might just be back for McDonald's after suffering losses for several quarter and sluggish growth. Expectations are high as McDonald's is scheduled to announce its sales and earnings report for the last quarter of 2015 on January 25.

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Some Top Executives may Exit from Twitter Soon

Mon, 01/25/2016 - 07:31

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Twitter is heading for changes and not just one. Reportedly, the social media site will be losing some of its senior executives soon.

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New treatment with brain 'sat nav' to help remove tumours

Sun, 01/24/2016 - 03:25

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Health experts said that a new brain 'satnav' will allow surgeons to reach and remove tumours that were inoperable earlier and without damaging the healthy tissue.

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Expectations High on McDonald’s Fourth Quarter Sales and Earnings Report

Sun, 01/24/2016 - 03:17

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On Monday, McDonald's is scheduled to report its fourth quarter sales and earnings and expectations are high this time. Analysts' are hoping that the fast food chain will keep the momentum going which it pick up in Q3 with same-store sales growth of 0.9 percent. In two years, it was the very first a sales increase was reported by the largest fast food chain.

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People with alcohol problem account for most liquor sale, study

Sun, 01/24/2016 - 03:15

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A new study has revealed that the people with an alcohol related problem account for most sale of the sale for the alcohol industry.

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Previously Owned Home Sales in the U.S Remain Healthy; Best Ever Since 2006

Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:22

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The warmer weather kept the number of previously owned home sales in the U. S on the rise and it surpassed projected figures in December. The healthy numbers completed the year as one of the best since 2006.

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Unemployment Rate in Ohio Climbed Slightly in December 2015

Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:18

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In December, Ohio's unemployment rate climbed upward for the second consecutive month. In the last month of the year, jobless rate increased 4.7 percent. The average unemployment rate in the state was 4.4 in October climbing to 4.5 in November.

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Starbucks Earning Forecast for the Quarter Fails to Match Expectations

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 08:00

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Although Starbucks did not take a hit due to the long lasting warm weather like the coat and boot sellers did, but still its current quarter earnings forecast failed to keep up with the Wall Street expectations.

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Dollar Grips a Firmer Ground Against a Basket of Key Currencies

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 07:58

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On Friday, the dollar somewhat firmed versus a basket of key currencies as traders could not decide whether there will be any action according to expectations that there will be monetary easing by some of the major central banks. The hopes for any further rate hike by the Federal Reserve also appear to fade, as jobless claims increased this week.

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JPMorgan Reported Record Profits Last Week; Says Its CEO was Paid $27Million in Fiscal 2015

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 07:54

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Last week, JPMorgan announced annual profits that that touched a record level and the company said on Thursday, that Jamie Dimon its CEO was paid $27 million in fiscal 2015 which is an increase from the $20 million paid the year before. JPMorgan's perked up results was attributed to cost-cutting. It helped to balance the slowing growth in revenue.

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Expectant father’s depression may be linked to premature birth

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:56

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A new study has shown that depression of expectant father may be linked to risk of premature birth of babies. It was already known that depression in women during pregnancy increases the risk of low birth weight and premature birth but the study shows that depression in fathers can also have an impact on the health of the baby.

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Medical records can help detect risk of Dementia

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 02:50

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According to a new study, a person's existing medical records can be analysed to determine the risk of dementia within five years.

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