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Toyota Motor Corporation ( TM ) announced the recall of 40,000 additional vehicles in Japan due to defective Takata Corp. air bags. The automaker said that it has found a new type of air bag problem in a 2003 vehicle that may lead to further recalls. The recalled vehicles include three models, Vitz, ...
Yahoo! Finance · 5 hours ago
A Swiss vote on whether the country’s central bank should drastically ramp up its gold holings -- forever-- happens this Sunday.The result is likely to be a no if the latest polls are accurate. But even in case of a negative outcome the pressure on the Swiss National Bank to cut interest rates ...
Wall Street Journal · 6 hours ago
Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has won his appeal of an indefinite suspension and has been reinstated to the NFL, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Rice is now eligible to sign with any NFL team. He was suspended indefinitely Sept. 8 for violating the NFL's personal conduct ...
Tulsa World · 1 hour ago
Best Buy's website came back online Friday morning, after an extended outage during one of the busiest shopping days of the year. The company attributed the outage to heavy traffic. "A concentrated spike in mobile traffic triggered issues that led us to shut down BestBuy.com in order to take ...
NBCNews.com · 2 hours ago
By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. energy shares saw heavy pressure on Friday as crude oil tumbled to a multi-year low, though consumer stocks lifted broader indexes in a quiet, holiday-shortened session. The market's recent upward bias continued despite the energy weakness, and major ...
Yahoo! Finance · 3 hours ago
Uber Technologies suspended its operations in Nevada after a district judge earlier this week issued an injunction preventing the company from operating in the state. Dust off your "Leaving Las Vegas" jokes.“Beginning tonight, nearly 1,000 jobs disappeared in Nevada and those residents lost their ...
Wall Street Journal · 5 hours ago
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT ) traded near a 52-week high Friday after the company crowed about heavy Black Friday traffic and said its online shopping channel showed impressive results. Wal-Mart changed hands recently at $87.59, up 3 percent. It hit a 52-week high earlier Friday of $88.02. ...
Yahoo! Finance · 3 hours ago
Plumbing new lows: Key iron ore indicators to watch (Part 1 of 17) Prices at five-year low Year-to-date, iron ore prices have fallen ~46%. Increased supply from the four major iron ore companies has been an issue with the markets for a while now. The weaker-than-expected demand growth from ...
Yahoo! Finance · 4 hours ago
Enbridge Inc. (ENB) , Canada’s largest pipeline operator, will buy a majority stake in two U.S. wind farms worth $650 million owned by the German utility EON SE. Enbridge will own 80 percent of the 203-megawatt Magic Valley 1 wind farm in Texas and the 202-megawatt Wildcat 1 wind farm near Elwood, ...
Bloomberg · 4 hours ago
New York (AFP) - US oil prices plunged by more than $7 a barrel Friday, a day after OPEC decided to not cut production in response to lower prices. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for delivery in January closed at $66.15 a barrel, down $7.54 from the closing price Wednesday.
Yahoo! News · 2 hours ago