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Markets Fork Off: Path To Bitcoin's Segwit2x Protocol Proves Perilous
Author: 0 Fork Off: Path To Bitcoin's Segwit2x Protocol Proves Perilous

The decision appeared to acknowledge a bitter controversy that boiled over in recent months, and led many longtime bitcoin developers to blast the SegWit2X plan as corporate takeover. Continuing on the current path could divide the community and be a setback to Bitcoin's growth. At the time of writing, the bitcoin price was trading at approximately $7,200 as the market continues to sort out what the announcement means for the short-term trajectory of the flagship cryptocurrency.

Markets Veterans Day 2017: See what businesses are offering free meals, services
Author: 0 Veterans Day 2017: See what businesses are offering free meals, services

Free coneys to those with valid military identification or proof of service on Saturday. Food Lion: Customers with valid military ID get 10% off on Saturday. Show ID in store, or enter the promotional code VET17 online, to get the discount. Seaworld Parks & Entertainment Veterans Discount - Veterans and Active Duty military receive location-based discounts or free admission.

Markets Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW): Financial Health and Analyst Ratings
Author: 0 Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW): Financial Health and Analyst Ratings

Weight Watchers continued adding new subscribers, which is one more sign that investments in technology and its marketing campaign have been paying off. On Tuesday, May 30 the stock rating was downgraded by Sidoti to "Hold". Currently, Weight Watchers is a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) and is up over 12% to $50.20 per share in after-hours trading on Monday.

Markets Jerry Jones Threatens To Sue NFL Over Roger Goodell's Contract
Author: 0 Jerry Jones Threatens To Sue NFL Over Roger Goodell's Contract

Just when you thought this story couldn't get any stranger, it somehow managed to do exactly that on Wednesday. Per the New York Times , Jones is threatening to sue the league and certain team owners around the NFL "over negotiations to extend Goodell's contract ", according to three people with direct knowledge of the situation.

Markets Chinese Internet Company Buys 12 Percent Stake In Snap
Author: 0 Chinese Internet Company Buys 12 Percent Stake In Snap

News of the purchase could ease disappointment over the USA company's July-September earnings, which sent Snap shares plunging as much as 20% in after-hours trading Tuesday. Tencent , which has a market value of about $470 billion, has been diversifying its business into advertising and finance. The company had revenue of $207.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $236.71 million.

Markets You can fly from London to NY for just £99
Author: 0 You can fly from London to NY for just £99

They have introduced the low fares to celebrate their new route from the North London airport to New York's JFK airport. The airline's routes from JFK will connect travelers to many of all your favorite European cities, including Paris, London, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, and Barcelona with one stop in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Markets Oil Prices Slip After Surprise Build In Crude Inventories
Author: 0 Oil Prices Slip After Surprise Build In Crude Inventories

China's October oil imports fell to just 7.3 million bpd from a near record-high of about 9 million bpd in September, according to data from the General Administration of Customs. While this almost perfectly offset the previous week's drawdown, the unexpected rise also defeated analysts' expectations for a 2.9m barrel decrease.

Markets Best Buy launches hundreds of Black Friday deals early
Author: 0 Best Buy launches hundreds of Black Friday deals early

Retail analysts have called this phenomenon the graying of Black Friday, with sales seeping into the whole month of November as retailers angle to grab consumers' attention earlier in the hopes of capturing sales from them during the crucial holiday season.

Author: 0 Congress grills former Equifax, Yahoo CEOs over identity data breaches

The Department of Justice indicted Russian hackers for attacking Yahoo during a 2014 breach , but not the 3 billion users affected by the data leak from 2013. "The DOJ and Federal Bureau of Investigation praised Yahoo for our extensive cooperation and early, proactive engagement with law enforcement", Mayer said.

Author: 0 Shares of Sears Holdings Slip Even Further After Third-Quarter Update

Lee Partners in 2008. The stock declined 5.00% or $0.25 reaching $4.75 on the news. About 690,009 shares traded. Just when you thought things couldn't get worse for Sears Holdings ( shld ), the owner of Sears and Kmart announced its deepest quarterly sales plunge in recent times and said it could sell off 140 stores.

Markets AT&T Resists DOJ Order To Divest Time Warner's CNN For Merger Approval
Author: 0 AT&T Resists DOJ Order To Divest Time Warner's CNN For Merger Approval

It has underperformed by 108.92% the S&P500. Time Warner has a 52 week low of $85.22 and a 52 week high of $103.90. For now, the future of the AT&T and Time Warner deal looks increasingly uncertain . Deutsche Bancorp Ag owns 36,229 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Clearbridge Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.07% in Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA).

Markets Hidden Valley selling mini keg filled with ranch
Author: 0 Hidden Valley selling mini keg filled with ranch

It is even protected by a special inside coating, which meets FDA specifications, that will keep your ranch always tasting fresh. "Pre-order today", the gift guide states. If you think you might run out of ranch dressing, think again. They say the first kegs will be shipped out on December 11. Other items available in the holiday line include a ranch fountain with a skirt and assorted clothing.

Markets Man choked woman to death after she turned down marriage proposal
Author: 0 Man choked woman to death after she turned down marriage proposal

Serino , according to state police. The events unfolded Sunday night when Serino first got together with "her friend" Tucker at her home in Upper Macungie Township, according to court records. State police are working to extradite Tucker back to Pennsylvania . The troopers said the victim's injuries were consistent with Tucker's confession.

Markets ARK: Survival Evolved Launches On Xbox One X Today
Author: 0 ARK: Survival Evolved Launches On Xbox One X Today

Screen-space ambient occlusion is the main one, and a comparison between Xbox One X and PS4 Pro shows a similar shading effect in the corners of the room. Celebrities on hand were New York Giants star receiver and honorary OVO member Odell Beckham Jr ., avid gamer and late-night television host Conan O'Brien, Stranger Things star, Caleb McLaughlin , retired National Basketball Association superstar Shaquille O'Neal, missing in action UFC star Ronda Rousey , singer Liam Payne and NY ...

Author: 0 Snap Inc. Announces Plans For A Snapchat Redesign After Disappointing Earnings Report

The company's self-service advertising system has made spending there easier, with 80% of ad impressions now delivered through the system, even if it caused prices to fall. Analysts six months ago thought Snap could generate more than $1 billion in revenue this year. Snapchat faced a worldwide outage for at least four hours on Monday, prompting a flood of complaints on rival mobile application Twitter a day before posting its third quarterly earnings as a public company.

Author: 0 The Catawba Capital Management VA Sold shares of Wells Fargo & Co

Alexandria Capital LLC now owns 1,826 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $102,000 after acquiring an additional 6 shares in the last quarter. Mercer Advisers Inc holds 1,536 shares. Da Davidson And Co holds 5,498 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Moreover, Crossvault Cap Management Ltd Llc has 0.66% invested in Pfizer Inc.

Markets Broadcom bids $130B for Qualcomm
Author: 0 Broadcom bids $130B for Qualcomm

Broadcom's unsolicited offer amounts to $70 per share, including $60 in cash and $10 in Broadcom stock, or 28 per cent above the closing price of Qualcomm on Thursday, before reports of the deal surfaced. Broadcom will also benefit from Qualcomm's acquisition of NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ: NXPI ), a deal which is pending approval from European regulators.

Markets Energy firms set to merge supply units
Author: 0 Energy firms set to merge supply units

Furthermore, the Big Six are also losing market share to a growing band of small independent suppliers who now account for around 10% of the market. SSE and the owner of Npower have reached an agreement to merge their operations to create a new energy supplier in the UK.