Election Day Deals: Show Your 'I Voted' Sticker For A Freebie

Election Day Deals: Show Your 'I Voted' Sticker For A Freebie

BALTIMORE (CBS Baltimore) — Free cookies, fries and alcohol — plus other deals and discounts on Election Day.a If you vote, you’ll eat well in Maryland. You can also get a free ride to and from the polls. Here are the offers at national chains:  7-Eleven: A free cup of coffee on Election Day through the […]

Amazon Plans to Split HQ2 in Two Locations

Amazon Plans to Split HQ2 in Two Locations

About 1,800 people in advertising, fashion and publishing already work for Amazon in New York, and roughly 2,500 corporate and technical employees work in Northern Virginia and Washington. Amazon narrowed the list to 20 cities in January, and in recent weeks, smaller locations appeared to fall out of the running. For example, although Denver made […]

Bradley Airport loses power, travelers waiting in the dark

Bradley Airport loses power, travelers waiting in the dark

https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Bradley-Airport-loses-power-travelers-waiting-in-13363019.php Updated 4:05 am PST, Monday, November 5, 2018 WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) — Travelers at Connecticut’s Bradley International Airport are in the dark due to a power outage. The airport tweeted Monday morning around 5 a.m. that the main source of power was out and that Terminal A was operating on back-up power. Some areas […]

Berkshire Hathaway operating profit nearly doubled in third quarter

Berkshire Hathaway operating profit nearly doubled in third quarter

Berkshire Hathaway Inc, the conglomerate run by billionaire Warren Buffett, on Saturday said its quarterly operating profit nearly doubled from the year prior due to stronger insurance results and lower taxes. Helping the company’s massive insurance operations were lower estimated liabilities from property and casualty insurance in prior years and lower taxes. The year prior […]

US Added 250000 Jobs in October; Unemployment at 3.7%

US Added 250000 Jobs in October; Unemployment at 3.7%

The last official snapshot of the economy before Americans vote on Tuesday offered another reminder of the labor market’s persistent strength. Hiring is up. Wages are up. The total number of workers and job searchers is up. “It’s really the strongest part of the broader economy at the moment,” Michelle Girard, chief United States economist […]

Apple is sliding after iPhone sales underwhelmed and it said its holiday quarter will be on the low end of expectations

Apple is sliding after iPhone sales underwhelmed and it said its holiday quarter will be on the low end of expectations

Apple provided soft guidance for its all-important holiday quarter which fell on the low end of analyst expectations, and iPhone sales were essentially flat from last year and below analyst expectations. The stock fell over 4% in after-hours trading. On the bright side for Apple investors, the average price of an iPhone was up 28% […]

Google employees around the world are walking out today to protest the company's handling of sexual misconduct

Google employees around the world are walking out today to protest the company's handling of sexual misconduct

Thursday’s action follows more than a year of turbulence and organizing at parent company Alphabet. Lack of diversity is a problem across the tech industry, but Google has been at the center of public attention since last August when an employee’s internal memo attributing women’s under-representation in the tech industry to gender differences went viral. […]

China reports lower-than-expected manufacturing growth in October

China reports lower-than-expected manufacturing growth in October

China reported slower manufacturing growth in October for the second straight month as the country’s trade war dispute with the U.S. continues. Official manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) was 50.2 — lower than the 50.6 that analysts expected in a Reuters poll. The official manufacturing PMI was 50.8 in September. A reading above 50 indicates […]

Feud over Campbell Soup's future could break up the 149-year old soup company

Feud over Campbell Soup's future could break up the 149-year old soup company

An increasingly ugly fight for control of Campbell Soup is playing out in courtrooms and boardrooms. The stakes are high: The result will determine the future of the 149-year-old American company and its iconic brands. On one side is activist investor Daniel Loeb. On the other is the current board. Both have cited support from […]