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Twitter-Bookmarks-112417.jpg Twitter has started testing a new 'Bookmarks' feature that allows its users to privately save tweets for reading them later. The bookmark feature has been one of the most asked for features by the 330 million active users of the social media giant. Tina Koyama, a staff product designer at Twitter,...

wallstreet-111614_24Nov17.jpg Following the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Thursday, stocks saw modest strength in an abbreviated trading session on Friday. With the upward move on the day, the tech-heavy Nasdaq and the S&P 500 reached new record closing highs.

ECB-FakeData-112417.jpg "Fake data" is big a threat to economic and financial stability as "fake news" is to politics, according to European Central Bank. Speaking at an event in Paris on Friday, ECB board member Benoit Coeure said, "Just as there are concerns about 'fake news' dominating social media, there is a risk of...

DonaldTrump-Speech1-112417.jpg President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet with congressional leaders next week to discuss legislative issues, including a potential agreement to avoid a government shutdown. Trump is due to hold talks with House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Senate Majority...

wallstreet4-103112_24Nov17.jpg After moving to the upside early in the session, stocks continue to see modest strength in mid-day trading on Friday. The upward move on the day has lifted the tech-heavy Nasdaq and the S&P 500 to new record intraday highs.

Amazon-Strike-112417.jpg Hundreds of Amazon workers in Italy and Germany have gone on strike on Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping days of the year, demanding pay increase from the online retail giant. Over 500 employees are carrying out their first ever strike at Amazon's warehouse in Piacenza near Milan. Meanwhile,...

wallstreet2-103112_24Nov17.jpg With the markets reopening following the Thanksgiving Day holiday, stocks have moved modestly higher in morning trading on Friday. The tech-heavy Nasdaq and the S&P 500 have risen to new record intraday highs.

Sobeys-jobcut-112417.jpg Sobeys Inc. is cutting 800 jobs across Canada as part of the grocery store chain's efforts to cut costs and streamline its organization. Sobeys is Canada's second-largest grocery chain behind Loblaw Companies Ltd. The job cuts come as Sobeys, like others in the industry, grapple with stiff competition from rivals, higher costs and technological change.

AlFranken-112417.jpg Amid new allegations of inappropriate touching, Senator Al Franken, D-Minn., issued an apology Thursday for making "some women feel badly." "I'm a warm person; I hug people. I've learned from recent stories that in some of those encounters, I crossed a line for some women — and I know that any number is too many," Franken said.

OnlineShopping-112417.jpg This year's holiday shopping season has got off to a strong start. Online shoppers spent $1.52 billion on Thanksgiving Day, with smartphones accounting for 46 percent of all traffic to U.S. retail websites, according to Adobe Analytics data. The $1.52 billion in online spend by Thanksgiving evening represents 16.8 percent growth from last year, according to the data.

MichaelFlynn-112417.jpg In a sign Michael Flynn may be cooperating with the investigation of Russian meddling in last year's election, lawyers for the former National Security Adviser have reportedly cut ties with President Donald Trump's legal team.

wallstreet-121514_24Nov17.jpg Stocks may move to the upside in early trading on Friday as markets reopen following the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Thursday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 50 points.

UmaThurman-Weinstein-112417.jpg Uma Thurman has finally responded against Harvey Weinstein, who is mired in multiple sex scandals, by saying the disgraced Hollywood film tycoon does not "deserve a bullet". The acclaimed American actress, model and activist vented her anger in a Thanksgiving message she posted on Instagram, accompanied...

GermanyBusinessConfidence-112417.jpg Germany's business confidence strengthened to a new record in November on optimistic expectations, suggesting another strong quarter for the economy. The business climate index rose to 117.5 in November from a revised 116.8 in October, survey data published by the Ifo Institute showed Friday. The score was forecast to remain at October's initially estimated value of 116.7.

USNavy-aircraft-112417.jpg The U. S. Navy announced that it has ended the search for three American sailors who have been missing after a transporter aircraft crashed into the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Japan two days ago. The missing defense personnel are presumably dead as the search and rescue teams could not find their...

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