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But the independence movement is pressing ahead - first with today's general strike , the largest in the region's history, and shortly, many anticipate, with a declaration of sovereignty by the Catalan parliament. On Monday, the European Commission also said the Catalonian referendum was illegal but that it was an "internal matter for Spain". Port workers were being called to demonstrate Tuesday outside the regional headquarters of Spain's ruling Popular Party while firefighters ...
  • Censky, McKinney confirmations praised

    Censky, McKinney confirmations praised

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    Answering questions from committee members during a 70-minute hearing with two USDA nominees, Ibach dodged Democratic Sen. "Ted has served IN agricultural interests well during his tenure at ISDA, and I expect that he will continue to be an excellent advocate for agriculture IN Washington, D.C.
  • Technical Snapshots for Investors: Twenty-First Century Fox Inc

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    It worsened, as 42 investors sold FOX shares while 120 reduced holdings. Sterling Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 1.2% in the second quarter. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 7.39 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc .
  • Constellation Brands Inc (STZ) Price Target Raised to $265.00 at Pivotal Research

    Constellation Brands Inc (STZ) Price Target Raised to $265.00 at Pivotal Research

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    During the last 52 weeks, the (NYSE: STZ ) price has been as high as $205.12 and as low as $144. (NYSE:VHI). Vanguard Grp Inc Inc accumulated 57,229 shares or 0% of the stock. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, November 23. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of Constellation Brands from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th.
  • The Biggest Loser: Navient Tumbles 14%. Lawsuits Do That

    The Biggest Loser: Navient Tumbles 14%. Lawsuits Do That

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    More than 1,000 complaints have been filed by Pennsylvanians against Navient with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, according to Shapiro who said state residents owe more than $61 billion in private and federal student loans as of December.
  • Vegas gunman bought 33 weapons in last year

    Vegas gunman bought 33 weapons in last year

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    Previously, this article contained information from that reporting. Marilou Danley's brother, Reynaldo Bustos, said he called his sister immediately after receiving the news that her boyfriend of several years, Stephen Paddock , had committed the deadliest mass shooting in USA history, firing on a crowd of 22,000 concertgoers from the 32nd floor of a hotel.
  • Costco Wholesale Corporation Q4 Profit Rises 18%

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    Costco Wholesale Corporation has a 52 week low of $142.11 and a 52 week high of $183.18. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST ) earned "Buy" rating by Oppenheimer on Monday, June 19. They expect $2.01 EPS, up 13.56% or $0.24 from last year's $1.77 per share. After $1.40 actual EPS reported by Costco Wholesale Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 43.57% EPS growth.
  • Your Netflix Subscription Price Is About to Increase

    Your Netflix Subscription Price Is About to Increase

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    Subscribers will be notified in two weeks. Netflix now has almost 104 million subscribers. Following the 2014 price increase, Netflix announced plans to change things up and a process to move past the old system, which included everyone playing the same rate: $7.99 for old customers, $8.99 for new customers.
  • Boeing borgs robot aeronautics biz Aurora Flight Sciences

    Boeing borgs robot aeronautics biz Aurora Flight Sciences

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    The deal underscores Boeing's focus on smaller, targeted transactions while competitors such as Northrop Grumman and suppliers like United Technologies pursue large-scale mergers. Aurora Flight Sciences built the first test articles for the composite wing spars a few years ago at its facility in Columbus, Mississippi, Langford says.
  • How Amazon Is Now Threatening FedEx and UPS

    How Amazon Is Now Threatening FedEx and UPS

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    While those couriers will still be used, Amazon will decide how a package is sent rather than leave that to the merchant, the report said. Under the plan, Amazon would pick up goods from the seller warehouses and deliver them to customers.
  • Merlin Entertainments bids for part of SeaWorld

    Merlin Entertainments bids for part of SeaWorld

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    In August, Merlin's pre-tax profits came in flat at £50 million for the six months to July 1, as its financial performance was squeezed by the attacks on London Bridge, Borough Market and Manchester Arena. The London Eye to Thorpe Park firm is understood to have approached SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment about buying part of the business, but is not pressing for a full-blown takeover.
  • MP vows to help staff and passengers following collapse of airline

    MP vows to help staff and passengers following collapse of airline

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    The trade union also said the employers had not given the necessary 45-day notice or statutory pay. "Since Monday we've seen appalling treatment of Monarch staff", he said. If it was not, they may be able to seek compensation through their travel insurance or credit card company. "All other Monarch Holidays and all First Aviation Limited customers will be sent a claim form by October 11, either directly by us or via their travel agent".
  • Amazon Echo, Echo Plus and Echo Dot debuts in India

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    In addition to the introduction of the Sonos One , the company is also opening up its Alexa beta test, which allows Sonos owners to control their existing speakers with voice commands spoken to an Echo or Echo Dot . The Echo range starts with the Echo Dot , which isn't a speaker, but an Alexa hub that can connect to existing headphones or Bluetooth speakers. Per the success of its flagship store in New York, Sonos will open a second store in London by the end of the year and ...
  • New Sonos One Speaker

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    The company is releasing a publicly available beta, available in the US, UK and Germany from today. Sonos says that in the future other AI comparabilities will be introduced to the speaker by way of a software update. Thanks to Echo , Google Home , and the soon-to-be-available HomePod , opening an app to control a speaker has become cumbersome, and it's surprising it took Sonos this long to enable voice control.