Mortgage rates jump to four-month high as housing starts to falter

Mortgage rates jump to four-month high as housing starts to falter

Istockphoto A sunny summer afternoon in suburban America — but is winter coming for the housing market? Rates for home loans jumped in step with yields in the bond market even as fresh reminders of familiar headwinds stalked the housing market. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.65% in the Sept. 20 week, according […]

Amazon is reportedly considering opening as many as 3000 cashierless stores by 2021

Amazon is reportedly considering opening as many as 3000 cashierless stores by 2021

Amazon is considering opening 3,000 of its cashierless stores by 2021, Bloomberg said in a report on Wednesday, based on conversations with people familiar with the matter. The e-commerce giant’s push into retail would threaten the likes of convenience stores and fast-food chains across the U.S. selling items for customers in a pinch for time. […]

Pot stocks are soaring again with Tilray surging 40% in premarket trading

Pot stocks are soaring again with Tilray surging 40% in premarket trading

The CEO argued that the same can be said for food and beverage companies. Aurora Cannabis has rallied nearly 30 percent this week in Canadian trading after Canadian news service BNN Bloomberg reported Coca-Cola is in talks with Aurora to develop weed-infused beverages. Quickly becoming one of Wall Street’s most-followed stocks of 2018, Tilray posted […]

McDonald's not alone in sexual harassment accusations, USA TODAY analysis shows

McDonald's not alone in sexual harassment accusations, USA TODAY analysis shows

CLOSE Brittany Rostron, who has worked in various behind-the-camera roles over a decade in Hollywood, shares her lessons on navigating the landmines of sexual harassment in a male-dominated industry. USA TODAY NETWORK Sexual harassment is a problem in the fast-food industry, according to experts.(Photo: Kameleon007, Getty Images/iStockphoto) The McDonald’s strike on Tuesday afternoon drew attention to […]

India's creating a new giant by merging three banks. Here's what it may look like

India's creating a new giant by merging three banks. Here's what it may look like

India is trying to have fewer but healthier lenders. On Sept. 17, the Narendra Modi government announced plans to merge three public sector banks: Mumbai-based Dena Bank, Bengaluru’s Vijaya Bank, and Bank of Baroda (BoB) that has its head office in Vadodara, Gujarat. The merged entity, with total assets of over Rs14 lakh crore ($190 […]

Passenger films baggage handler stealing from suitcase

Passenger films baggage handler stealing from suitcase

A plane passenger has filmed a baggage handler taking an item out of a traveller’s luggage and putting it into his pocket. The video, taken by a Ryanair passenger on a flight from Ibiza to Madrid, shows the handler attempting to discreetly zip open a bag on the luggage trolley he is standing beside. The […]

Better Marijuana Stock: Tilray Inc. vs. Organigram Holdings Inc.

Better Marijuana Stock: Tilray Inc. vs. Organigram Holdings Inc.

To say there’s a difference between Canadian marijuana stocks Tilray Inc. (NASDAQ:TLRY) and Organigram Holdings Inc. (NASDAQOTH:OGRMF) is putting it mildly. The difference really shows up when you look at recent performance. Organigram jumped more than 50% in just the last month. That gain looks paltry, though, when you consider that Tilray has skyrocketed close to 350% […]

Will a Car Backseat Soon Be Your “Favorite Space”? BMW Thinks So

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Taco Bell employee fired for refusing to serve English-speaking customer

Taco Bell employee fired for refusing to serve English-speaking customer

Taco Bell has 6,446 restaurants and serves more than 2 billion customers yearly.  (tupungato) A Spanish-speaking Taco Bell employee in Florida was let go by the fast food chain after a video circulating on social media this week showed her refusing to serve an English-speaking customer. The video shows the employee at the restaurant’s Hialeah […]

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