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Amazon and Flipkart are speechless after India announces new foreign investment rules

The Indian government has clarified its policy for foreign direct investment (FDI) in the fast-growing e-commerce sector. And the new policy seems to have left some of the large incumbents dumbstruck.<p>India has allowed 100% FDI in online retail consumer businesses that operate as …

eCommerce

Study shows US could convert its economy to renewable energy without battery breakthrough

A new study from NOAA shows that, by building new high-tech transmission lines, the US could slash energy sector global warming emissions by 80 percent within 15 years, while keeping consumer costs low and meeting increased demand.<p>Alexander MacDonald, a co-author of the study and the recently …

Renewable Energy

It's time for the U.S. Senate to have its first Latina, DNC's Henry Muñoz says | Fox News

Yes, there is an election for president.<p>And yes, there is the very critical Nevada Democratic caucus happening on Saturday.<p>But often overlooked, says an influencer in the Democratic Party, is another very important race in Nevada – the one for the U.S. senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. …

Government

Here's Why Tableau Software Stock Just Plunged 50%

Tableau Software, the Seattle company known for its data analysis software, is taking a pounding in after-hours trading as investors traded its stock …

Income Tax

P&G 2Q profit jumps 35 percent on pricing, lower costs

NEW YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble Co. on Tuesday reported a higher quarterly profit that topped expectations as price hikes and cost-cutting offset a decline in sales volume.<p>The world's largest consumer products maker has been trying to refocus its efforts on core brands by slimming down its …

Procter & Gamble

Starbucks U.S. sales jump 9% over holiday quarter | The Star

SEATTLE — An alleged war on Christmas by Starbucks apparently didn’t dampen the coffee chain’s holiday sales, but the company’s outlook going forward …

Wall Street

Wobbly markets suggest there’s trouble ahead

A combination of low oil prices, rising US interest rates and China’s travails could be a toxic cocktail<p>Financial markets go up and they go down; as much a casino as anything else, their day-to-day, or even month-to-month, movements may not in the long run mean very much for the real economy on …

Is Aspen Creek Grill the Next Great American Restaurant Chain?

It was on a recent excursion through the Texas Panhandle that my husband and I discovered Aspen Creek Grill. Located in Amarillo, just a stone's throw from the I-40 interstate, the new restaurant's inviting external décor caught our eye as we made our way to our hotel.<p>As I checked in for our …

Aspen

Congress Is About to Pass a Dangerously Racist Bill. Our Response Must Be Solidarity Against Islamophobia.

The last few weeks have seen a dangerous escalation of rhetoric targeting Muslims and Middle Eastern-Americans, as the national media and Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump have fed off each other's vitriolic and incendiary rhetoric to produce a perfect storm of hate and incitement. …

Religion

Wal-Mart gives customers almost zero reason to use Walmart Pay

Walmart Pay is here, but will anyone use it?<p>Wal-Mart Stores Inc. WMT, +0.20% debuted its own mobile-payment system on Thursday, called Walmart Pay, …

Walmart

OPEC’s Newest Member Actually Likes Low Oil Prices

As expected, OPEC’s decision to stick to its ‘high’ production levels in its December 4th meeting in Vienna didn’t go down well with the markets as …

Russia plans $40 a barrel oil for next seven years as Saudi showdown intensifies

'We will live in a different reality,' said a top Kremlin official. The message is aimed squarely at Saudi Arabia in a war for market share<p>Russia is battening down the hatches for a Biblical collapse in oil revenues, warning that crude prices could stay as low as $40 a barrel for another seven …

Obama signs Every Student Succeeds Act, marking the end of an era

With the stroke of a pen, the No Child Left Behind Act became history on Thursday.<p>President Obamasigned the Every Student Succeeds Act, a bipartisan replacement to the universally unpopular, nearly 15-year-old education law. At the White House ceremony, he was joined by legislators, outgoing U.S. …

Warren Buffett Is Stumping For Hillary Clinton on Wall Street

Both Hillary Clinton and Warren Buffett have taken turns criticizing Wall Street, sometimes harshly, but that hasn’t apparently damaged their …

Wall Street

Which stock sectors will Fed rate hike help most? History no guide | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - It has been so long since the Federal Reserve raised interest rates that U.S. stock market investors probably should not look to past rate hike cycles for clues about potential winners and losers.<p>The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington September 16 2015. REUTERS/Kevin …

Federal Reserve

Enbridge to decide on controversial pipeline in second half of 2016

(Reuters) - Enbridge Inc (ENB.TO) (ENB.N) said it expected to make a decision on whether to go ahead with the controversial Northern Gateway pipeline in the latter half of 2016, though it could not commit to a timeline.<p>Al Monaco, President and CEO, Enbridge, stands when introduced during the …

Oil

8 shocking predictions for life after 2020 from Google's genius futurist

He's so influential that Google hired him to lead its artificial intelligence efforts.<p>Kurzweil is known for making predictions, which are right about 86% of the time.<p>Here are some of his most promising (and terrifying) visions of the 2020s and beyond.

Singularity

These are the only three S&P 500 companies with 100% ‘buy’ ratings

It’s easy — and fun — to bash Wall Street analysts.<p>The securities industry helps companies set up earnings “beats” by lowering estimates heading into …

Investing

Broadband for the people, built by the people

Competition is good, especially when it comes to internet service providers. Unfortunately, it's also rare. According to the White House's community-based broadband report released earlier this year (PDF), 75 percent of customers looking for internet speeds of 25Mbps or higher had a choice between …

Jordan Bikini, Elegant Moments, Girl with a Vintage Car, Girl in Nature, # 20

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Imperva's stock jumps after 3Q tops estimates

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. (AP) — Shares in Imperva Inc. jumped in after-hours trading Thursday after the data security software provider posted third-quarter results that topped Wall Street's expectations.<p>The Redwood Shores, California, company reported loss of $5.7 million, or 19 cents a …

Wall Street

The Darknet: Is the Government Destroying 'the Wild West of the Internet?'

Inside the Web's secret space for drug dealers, arms traffickers, hackers and political dissidents<p>On July 15th in Pittsburgh, David J. Hickton, a …

Privacy

devd: a web daemon for developers

devd: a web daemon for developers 23 October 2015Github OSX 64 bit Linux 64 bit Windows 64 bitI've just released <b>devd</b>, a small, self-contained, …

Linux

BUY BUY BUY: All 14 Wall Street Google analysts we know of are bullish on the stock

That earnings number beat analysts' expectations for $7.21 per share.<p>The company also announced that it will undertake a monster $5 billion stock buyback starting in the fourth quarter.<p>And all of that sent shares up soaring 11% in after-hours trading.<p>Wall Street analysts covering Google, which is …

Wall Street

Wall Street's brightest minds reveal the most important charts in the world

As many of the charts in our latest collection from some of Wall Street's top strategists show, questions right now center on what the future holds for the US economy, for emerging markets, and the Federal Reserve.<p>The last time we ran this feature back in February, the world looked different. The …

Markets
Russia