A new high for the U.S. stock market before a trade deal with China is completed was a surprise, even though we had another “90% done” quote from the Trump administration this week. The moral here is never to underestimate the ability of the...
Micron boost tech shares after better-than expected guidance Micron’s stock popped about 13%, leading gains for chip makersMnuchin told CNBC ‘we were about 90% of the way there’ on China trade dealHealth care, utilities stocks fell about 1.1%, leading markets lower.
Weekly U.S. crude supplies drop nearly 13 mln bbls; key East Coast refinery plans to permanently close U.S. oil prices climbed by nearly 3% on Wednesday, as the U.S. government reported a weekly drop of nearly 13 million barrels in domestic crude stocks.
90% of shoppers polled said they left an e-commerce site that failed to load fast enough.57% of respondents said that, after leaving a slow site, they purchased products from a similar retailer, while 40% said they went to Amazon instead.Almost one-fourth of online shoppers said they never returned to...
Arkansas’ unemployment rate held for the second straight month at 3.6% as continued strong job growth across several industry sectors pushed nonfarm payroll jobs to record levels in May, state labor officials reported Friday (June 21). The jobs data posted Friday by the U.S....
PayPal Holdings (PYPL) said Chief Operating Officer Bill Ready, who helped build the now-lucrative Venmo payment service, will step down next month. PayPal stock fell on the news. Ready will step down July 15. The digital payment processor said Ready will continue to work...
Wall Street analysts are having a rough time figuring out Tesla stock as the price target on shares got both a hike and a lowering on Friday. Baird analyst Ben Kallo raised his price target on Tesla (TSLA) to 355 from 340, while Jefferies analyst Philippe...
Opening a business bank account requires more effort than opening a personal account – there are documents that need to be gathered, names to be determined and licenses to get in order – but all the work is worth it. "A business bank account is essential," said Joe Bailey, operations...
Arkansas’ overall ranking improved from 41st to 40th in the latest annual Annie E. Casey Foundation KIDS COUNT Data Book. Its economic well-being ranking improved from 44th to 36th, but its health ranking fell from 30th to 37th after it experienced its first decline in children covered by health...
IN MARCH, MATT Bratlien saw something odd in the spacious suburb of Silver Firs, north of Seattle. A six-wheeled robot with the Amazon Prime logo on its sky-blue carapace was driving up and down the sidewalks and curbs, watched by a company representative. “I was surprised, excited, and very curious,”...