target-kroger-032318.jpg An earlier report that said Target and Kroger are in merger talks is actually not true, according to CNBC. There is "no truth" to a report that Target and Kroger are in merger talks, a source close to the matter told CNBC on Friday. CNBC's source says that the two companies had meetings over a...

wallstreet4-103112_23mar18.jpg Stocks saw considerable volatility during the trading session on Friday before ending the day sharply lower. The Dow tumbled to a nearly four-month closing low, while the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 fell to their lowest closing levels in well over a month.

unied-trvlvoucher-032318.jpg United Airlines offered one of its passengers a $10,000 travel voucher to cover for her troubles after she was bumped from her flight. Allison Preiss, a communications director from Washington, was given a $10,000 travel voucher by United Airlines after she was asked to deboard the flight because...

zuckerberg-032418.jpg Facebook, Inc. (FB) co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been called to testify before the Senate Commerce Committee following reports that political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica obtained data on up to 50 million Facebook users. Committee Chairman John Thune, R-S.D., and ranking member Bill...

donaldtrump2-032318.jpg After previously indicating he was considering vetoing the legislation, President Donald Trump revealed Friday he has signed a $1.3 trillion government spending bill. Trump said he signed the spending bill as "a matter of national security" even though he was not happy with some of the elements of the legislation.

Citigroup has become the first major Wall Street bank to impose restriction on sale of guns by its business partners. The New York-based bank has announced new commercial firearms policy which prohibits its partners from selling bump stocks or the sale of guns to customers who have not passed a background...

wallstreet2-121214_23mar18.jpg After initially showing a lack of direction, stocks have moved mostly lower over the course of the trading session on Friday. The major averages have slid into negative territory, extending the sharp decline seen in the previous session.

johnbolton-032318.jpg President Donald Trump revealed in a post on Twitter on Thursday that he has chosen former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton to replace national security adviser H.R. McMaster. "I am pleased to announce that, effective 4/9/18, @AmbJohnBolton will be my new National Security Adviser,"...

univessitystudents-loan-cryptocurrency-032318.jpg A new survey has found that university students in the United States are using money from their student loans to buy crypto currencies such as Bitcoin. An online survey was conducted by Pollfish for The Student Loan Report, a website that reports on students' debt issues, among 1,000 students. They were asked if they had ever used student loan money to invest in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.

wallstreet-111814_23mar18.jpg Stocks are showing a lack of direction in morning trading on Friday following the sell-off seen in the previous session. The major averages have been bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

dutch-court-rules-bitcoin-legitimate-032318.jpg A district court in Amsterdam stated that bitcoin represents a value and is transferable. The ruling gives the cryptocurrency some legitimacy for being recognized as a currency.

ibmblockchain-032218.jpg Tech giant IBM unveiled a blockchain project development platform for startups, that is cheaper than its existing enterprise solution. The offering called IBM Blockchain Platform Starter Plan gives access to development tools, tutorials, and a development environment that will help startups create their network using the Linux Foundation's Hyperledger Composer, the company said.

tmxshorcan-cryptobrokerage-032318.jpg Canada's TSX operator TMX Group said it is launching a new cryptocurrency brokerage service through its wholly-owned subsidiary Shorcan Digital Currency Network, which has inked a deal with decentralized financial services provider Paycase Financial to this effect. The service is expected to be launched in the second quarter of 2018.

newhomesales-us-032318.jpg A report released by the Commerce Department on Friday showed a modest decrease in new home sales in the month of February. The report said new home sales fell by 0.6 percent to an annual rate of 618,000 in February from an upwardly revised 622,000 in January.

crypto-this-week-032318.jpg Cryptocurrency prices rebounded at the start of the week as sentiment improved after the G20 signaled that is it not planning to regulate cryptocurrencies for now as they do not pose considerable risk to financial stability. Bitcoin climbed back above $9,000 on the back of the news by the middle of the week.

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