• Hasbro Makes Bid For Rival Toymaker Mattel
Hasbro Makes Bid For Rival Toymaker Mattel

Monopoly maker Hasbro recently made an offer for Mattel, the Wall Street Journal reported , citing sources. Mattel shares shot 24 per cent in after-hours trading, while shares of Hasbro shares rose 3.3 per cent. CEO Margo Georgiadis, who took the reins in January, has warned the business would miss its revenue forecast for the full year. Both ...

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  • Government's holdup of AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner worries some
Government's holdup of AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner worries some

Delrahim, who supported Trump during the campaign and served nine months as a White House lawyer, is responsible for overseeing the AT&T transaction. Earlier this week reports emerged that AT&T offered to divest just CNN but the US Justice Department rejected the offer, according to Reuters .

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  • On China's Singles Day
On China's Singles Day

That's absolutely massive and puts United States shopping holidays like Black Friday and Cyber Monday to shame. Jiangxiaobai Liquor Company is making its offer Saturday during China's biggest shopping festival - held every November 11, or 11/11 - with an equally numerically symbolic price tag of 11,111 yuan ($1,675).

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  • Musical.ly Acquired By Chinese Startup for $800 Million
Musical.ly Acquired By Chinese Startup for $800 Million

Now the Beijing-based company, with a valuation said to be in the neighborhood of $20 billion, is making bigger moves to crack into the world of mobile video, media and entertainment in the US and beyond. Additionally, Musical.ly will work with Bytedance to develop its presence in new markets including China, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia, where ...

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  • Businesses left out in the cold following Ofcom broadband compensation review
Businesses left out in the cold following Ofcom broadband compensation review

Although random internet outages are now not covered by the scheme, if broadband is down for more than two days, customers will get £8 per day that internet remains unavailable. BT offshoot Plusnet and EE are also said to be joining. If providers fail to start a service on a promised date, customers could get GBP 5 for each calendar day of the de...

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  • JC Penney's same-store sales come in above its estimates
JC Penney's same-store sales come in above its estimates

C. Penney Company, Inc . J.C. Penney posted weak earnings for the third quarter. Depending on the earnings numbers reported, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. It also posted a smaller-than-expected loss for the third quarter, all news that sent its shares soaring. For the third quarter, cost of goods sold, which excludes depreciation and amortizat...

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  • Nvidia Muscles Higher On Third-Quarter Beat, Price-Target Hikes
Nvidia Muscles Higher On Third-Quarter Beat, Price-Target Hikes

Bbr Partners Llc decreased Brown Forman Corp (BF.B) stake by 77.51% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Morgan Stanley owns 43,033 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. Tocqueville Asset Management LP has 0.37% invested in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ). Institute For Wealth reported 0.98% stake. Brick Kyle Associates invested in 1,500 shares or ...

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  • Plenty of Veterans Day deals to be had this year
Plenty of Veterans Day deals to be had this year

Sports Clips: Select stores offering free haircuts to service members and veterans with valid military identification. Most businesses require valid military ID or proof of service. Free Red's Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries on Saturday. The Detroit Mercy Basketball team is offering veterans free tickets to see the Titans ho...

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  • The Walt Disney Company (DIS) — Trending Stock
The Walt Disney Company (DIS) — Trending Stock

Traders have different rules for what constitutes liquidity and a good guide is the volume of trades and volume of shares that are traded each day. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ) has seen its SMA20 which is now 2.63%. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Invesco Ltd holds 2.26M shares. Nationwide Fund Advsr accumulated 69,340 shares. Atlantic Limited has inve...

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  • Target reveals Thanksgiving, Black Friday plans and deals
Target reveals Thanksgiving, Black Friday plans and deals

Instead, Walmart will be color-coding its departments, such as electronics, toys, and apparel, on Thanksgiving and Black Friday , to make it easier for shoppers to find sale items. Best Buy will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and will stay open until 1 a.m. Friday. The stretched out deals have dimmed some of Black Friday's glow, but Thank...

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  • Target Is Selling Fidget Spinners With High Levels Of Lead
Target Is Selling Fidget Spinners With High Levels Of Lead

A lab test by the non-profit PIRG Education Fund found that two fidget spinners sold at the retailer far exceeded the legal limit for lead in children's toys . Exposure to high levels of lead can cause developmental problems in children, organ damage and other long-term health issues. The two brands of fidget spinners identified by USPIRG we...

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  • TripAdvisor Will Now Identify Hotels And Resorts Where Sexual Assault Occurred
TripAdvisor Will Now Identify Hotels And Resorts Where Sexual Assault Occurred

The website will now place special badges next to hotels and resorts that are identified as risks for assault or other health, safety or discrimination issues. "These badges are meant to be informative, not punitive", TripAdvisor spokesperson said. An investigation by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel , part of the USA Today network, found the post...

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  • Electric vehicle tax credit preserved in Senate's revised tax bill, says senator
Electric vehicle tax credit preserved in Senate's revised tax bill, says senator

Republicans still face hurdles in hitting their target of approving a tax bill this year. That seems unlikely, even after some last-minute courting by White House officials at a private meeting Tuesday with moderate Democrats. The two senators added that they want to double the current tax credit to $2,000 per child. The House bill would entirely e...

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  • Macy's sales, comps hobble in Q3
Macy's sales, comps hobble in Q3

Third-quarter results also compare to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimates for EPS of $0.19 and $5.31 billion in revenue. Shares fell about 3 percent in after-hours trading. Total sales are expected to be down between 3.2% and 4.3% year over year. The company touted a small comparable store sales increase, saying the traffic momentum it ...

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  • You Can Now Fly From The UK To New York For £99
You Can Now Fly From The UK To New York For £99

Earlier this year, the airline announced that five new routes from Ireland to Detroit, Cleveland, Cincinnati, St Louis and Dallas would commence in 2018. Flights between the two cities will be operated with Airbus A321 aircraft, which has become the backbone of the airline's fleet over the last few years.

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  • Former Yahoo CEO apologises for data breach, blames Russians
Former Yahoo CEO apologises for data breach, blames Russians

Although Mayer testified that the 2014 breach was state-sponsored, Yahoo still hasn't concluded who was responsible for the 2013 hack. In the end, she said "Russian agents intruded on our systems and stole our users" data'. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, today convened a hearing...

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  • Merry Ranch-mas! Hidden Valley is selling kegs of dressing
Merry Ranch-mas! Hidden Valley is selling kegs of dressing

What's the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of a keg? Hidden Valley Ranch says they have the flawless gift for all the ranch lover's out there. It is available for pre-order today and is scheduled to ship December 11. Or wear your ranch - on an ugly holiday sweater featuring a bottle of it.

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  • USA crude oil, product stockpiles likely down again
USA crude oil, product stockpiles likely down again

Analysts polled by S&P Platts had forecast a 2.7-million-barrel draw in crude inventories, as well as a 2.25-million-barrel decline in gasoline stockpiles. Crude imports rose 1.1 million barrels per day last week, while exports, by contrast, fell 1.3 million bpd from the previous week's record rate to just 869,000 bpd.

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  • Hamilton named in Paradise Papers
Hamilton named in Paradise Papers

Apple said that after its reorganisation it is paying more Irish tax than before. After the US technology colossus stated publicly in 2013 that it was paying its proper share of taxes, it moved the bulk of its untaxed overseas cash to Jersey , a British dependency in the Channel Islands, various media organizations reported based on the once-...

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  • Broadcom proposes $130 billion deal to buy Qualcomm
Broadcom proposes $130 billion deal to buy Qualcomm

Reuters reported that Broadcom had not contacted Qualcomm about the offer prior to Tan's letter. For every share, the company would pay $60 in cash and $10 in Broadcom stock. One aspect that might be an issue is Qualcomm's efforts to close its $38-billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors NV, which makes chips for vehicles with an eye to self-dr...

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