Brees extends streak, Saints take first lead

The Saints dominated time of possession 36:12 to 23:48, had 28 first downs to 15 for Seattle, was 9 of 15 on third down and was penalized just twice for 10 yards. Bennett initially injured his knee in Week 6 against the Atlanta Falcons, but he played 81 snaps in Week 7 against the Arizona Cardinals. MISLEADING STATS: While the Saints held numerous statistical advantages in several categories, big plays on both sides of the ball helped Seattle lead 14-13 at halftime and keep it close ... Read More

Tesla unveils its solar-roof and Powerwall 2

Tesla unveils its solar-roof and Powerwall 2

Tesla Motors Inc.is expected to unveil a solar roof later Friday, in a bid to entice investors to approve its planned $2.6 billion merger with SolarCity Corp. The company is now awaiting a decision from shareholders next month on its proposed takeover of United States solar installer SolarCity , which has been criticised by some analysts, but which Musk has argued will provide a major boost to the company's vision of delivering integrated clean energy and transport solutions. Read More

Pence Says Not Enough Voter Fraud to Change Election Outcome

Pence Says Not Enough Voter Fraud to Change Election Outcome

In Colorado this week, he urged Trump supporters to volunteer as official poll watchers, a long-standing component of US elections sustained by both major parties. The Latest on the US presidential race (all times EDT): 2:15 p.m. But in Manila Friday, Duterte said he would not cut ties and it was in his country's best interest to stay with America. Read More

What we know about the FBI's new email inquiry

Hillary Clinton is calling on the FBI to release more information about its review of emails that may be related to its investigation into her private server. I'm confident whatever they are will not change the conclusion reached in July. Earlier this year, Comey closed the yearlong investigation without filing any charges against Clinton and her associates. Read More

Q Poll: Clinton Catches Up To Trump In Georgia And Iowa

The Republican presidential candidate has just $ 16 million on hand and is $2 million in debt, according to filings to the Federal Election Commission through October 19. Georgia hasn't voted for a Democratic presidnetial candidate since Bill Clinton's first campaign in 1992. It is used mostly for online fundraising and for merchandise sales of his Make American Great Again hats. Read More

Swiss bank UBS in Hong Kong investigation for IPO work

Swiss bank UBS in Hong Kong investigation for IPO work

Ermotti, who took over in 2011, is seeking to lower costs by 2.1 billion francs through 2017. "You start to see the benefit as we speak". "It's a cost beat so management is doing the right thing in terms of being proactive ", Chirantan Barua, an analyst at Bernstein with an underperform rating on the stock. Read More

Alphabet posts strong revenue

Mobile users click on search ads at a higher rate than desktop users, Merkle said, in part because mobile ads take up virtually the entire screen for some searches. "Mobile search and video are powering our core advertising business and we're excited about the progress of newer businesses in Google and Other Bets ", said Ruth Porat, CFO of Alphabet , in a statement. Read More

Tata Sons hits backs at Cyrus Mistry, justifies his removal

Tata Steel has lost 7.3% since Tuesday, Tata Motors has declined 6.6%, Tata Consultancy Services has slipped 2.1%, Tata Power is down 5.4% and Indian Hotels has fallen 12%. Investors have been deserting Tata Group stocks since Mr. Mistry's removal. For more on the after math of Mistry's departure, Tata's Power Play Short-Circuits Modi's Reforms (subscription required). Read More

Twitter to cut workforce by 350 employees to refocus efforts

After lowering its revenue forecast for the third quarter, the company reported sales of $616 million, an 8 percent increase compared to the same period a year ago. " The restructuring , which focuses primarily on reorganising our sales, partnerships and marketing efforts, is meant to create greater efficiency as we move toward our goal of driving toward GAAP profitability in 2017". Read More

Chip maker Qualcomm buying NXP Semiconductors in $38.1B deal

Chip maker Qualcomm buying NXP Semiconductors in $38.1B deal

The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 3.26% and Monthly Volatility of 3.38%. IFC Holdings Incorporated FL raised its position in shares of NXP Semiconductors NV by 3.7% in the second quarter. EPS growth for this year is 181.20% and EPS growth for next year is expected to reach at 27.73%. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for NXP Semiconductors NV is 3 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 3.16 Million. Read More

Twitter plans to cut about 300 jobs

Twitter plans to cut about 300 jobs

The current plans remain "fluid" and are subject to change , according to an anonymous Twitter source speaking to Bloomberg . This equates to about 300 people, we estimate. What's bad is that it's still about 28% of revenue last quarter . Pachter says that takeover speculation has been the main support for Twitter's share price, yet high profile potential acquirers have walked away. Read More

Mini-recovery for sterling as Carney says Brexit reaction 'may be mistaken'

Mini-recovery for sterling as Carney says Brexit reaction 'may be mistaken'

While he said he couldn't pre-judge the decision, he noted stimulative monetary policy has been "highly effective in supporting the economy". It said in September it expected most of its policymakers would back a rate cut, unless there was a significant change in the outlook for the economy. Read More

Vaccine and cancer drug sales give pharma firm Merck a boost

Vaccine and cancer drug sales give pharma firm Merck a boost

Also in its decision, the FDA widely broadened the number of patients who can be offered Keytruda as a second-line treatment, which is given after previous chemotherapy. In Q3, Keytruda's sales clocked in at a $1.4 billion pace. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $10.24 billion. Up-regulation of PD-L1 allows many cancer types to evade the immune system, and both Merck and Bristol-Myers are conducting dozens of trials in hopes of expanding Keytruda and Opdivo's labels to include more ... Read More

Rockwell sees widebody sales content tripling with B/E Aero deal

For its 2017 fiscal year, the company said it expects revenue between $5.3 billion and $5.4 billion - that's on a standalone basis, and doesn't account for the deal with B/E Aerospace . However, further details of the deal regarding, debt financing or cash, were not disclosed. The stock and cash deal needs approval by shareholders of both companies and by regulators. Read More

County Unemployment Rate Ticks Up to 5 Percent, But Job Growth Strong

Nebraska Commissioner of Labor John Albin said, "2016 continues the trend of nonfarm employment increasing from August to September". The state lost 2,100 seasonally-adjusted private sector jobs in September, the Labor Dept. That's also an improvement over the same time a year ago when Sauk County had 3.4 percent unemployment. September's count of 117,125 unemployed persons is slightly higher than August 2016's count of 116,296, which marked the lowest number of unemployed since May 2008, ... Read More

Hillary Clinton WikiLeaks Emails: Democratic Candidate Swears Off Naps After Final Debate

That they were. As such they were met with justified outrage not just by Clinton, Democrats and the media, but by many Republicans as well. Last week, Trump started peppering his stump speech with the conspiratorial claim that the US election would be rigged against him. Read More

Here's How Much Social Security Checks Will Increase in 2017

Here's How Much Social Security Checks Will Increase in 2017

Today's announcement of a 0.3 percent cost - of - living adjustment ( COLA ) is another major disappointment to the 60 million people who depend on Social Security, says The Senior Citizens League (TSCL ). "Seniors in Medicare expect their health costs to be affordable and stable, and I'll be looking at every option in the days ahead to make sure that remains the case", Wyden said in a press release. Read More

Credit Suisse Indicates Potential 10.53% Increase In Shares Of British American Tobacco

However, it did not give a timetable for which the discussions would occur. Additionally, while British American Tobacco targets consumers outside of the United States, Reynolds American targets consumers in the U.S. The average numbers of shares are traded in a security per day, during the recent 3-month period. Some studies have shown that people who use e-cigs reduce their overall tobacco intake, while others have found evidence that for young people, vaping can be a steppingstone to ... Read More

Germany's Merkel visits Mali, offers help to fight extremism

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will embark on Sunday (9 October) on a visit to three African countries before hosting leaders from Chad and Nigeria for talks in Berlin, as she seeks ways to stem a migrant influx to Europe. "We want to contribute to the stabilization of Mali". Despite a peace deal being signed previous year, the Malian army is mostly absent in the desert north - a key route people smugglers use to traffic migrants. Read More

OPEC Crude Accounts For Most Of U.S

U.S. crude supplies fell to 499.7 million in the week ended September 30, the lowest level since January, according to EIA data. Crude inventories dropped 3.0 million barrels in the week to September 30, opposite to what analysts had expected. Read More