Tag Archives: Street

SYDNEY TERROR: ISIS-inspired attack sees stranger stabbed with machete in the street

The Sydney man is alleged to have repeatedly stabbed a stranger in the street in a ferocious assault yesterday.  The 22-year-old is believed to have knifed the 59-year-old, who was walking peacefully through a park, until police arrived.  He then made statements which they said led them to conclude he was motivated by ISIS. New South Wales Police Deputy Commissioner ...

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Market Wrap: Wall Street Rises, Registers 3rd Week of Gains

Filed under: General Electric, Earnings, Market News, Economic Indicators, Federal Reserve Richard Drew/AP By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK — U.S. stocks ended higher Friday, notching a third week of gains, lifted by a jump in General Electric shares and upbeat consumer sentiment data. The S&P 500’s three weeks of gains marked its longest winning streak since May, extending a rebound ...

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Market Wrap: Cheaper Oil, Stronger Dollar Hurt Wall Street

Filed under: Market News Gerald Herbert/AP By Ken Sweet The stock market was hit hard Friday, capping a third week of declines, as investors reacted to a steep drop in oil prices and a jump in the value of the dollar. Utilities, major exporters and companies that make basic materials like steel had the biggest declines. The sell-off came at ...

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Average Wall Street Bonus Rings In at Nearly $173,000

Filed under: Industry News, Wall Street Watch, Securities, Investing, This Built America By MICHAEL VIRTANEN ALBANY, N.Y. — The average bonus paid to securities industry employees in New York City grew 2 percent last year to nearly $ 173,000, New York’s state comptroller reported Wednesday. That’s the largest average Wall Street bonus since the 2008 financial crisis, Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli ...

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Apple is working on an electric car, Wall Street Journal reports

The rumors have been getting stronger all week, and now they’ve come to a head: WSJ is reporting that Apple is indeed working on a car. “Project Titan,” as it’s known internally, is an all-electric vehicle that apparently “resembles a minivan” in its current iteration and has a team of several hundred people working on it. Continue reading… The Verge – All ...

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Ford 3Q Earnings Lower, but Still Beat Street Estimates

Filed under: Company News, Earnings, Automotive Industry, Ford, Manufacturing Justin Sullivan/Getty Images By Bernie Woodall and Ben Klayman DETROIT — Ford Motor’s third-quarter earnings fell 34 percent but beat Wall Street expectations on a strong showing in North America even as revenue fell due to the cost of introducing the F-150 pickup truck. Ford’s launch of its aluminum-bodied F-150 is ...

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Google put its Street View camera on a camel’s back to tour the Arabian desert

Google’s Street View cameras have been carried around on cars, boats, people, and now camels. The company recently set out to capture 360-degree imagery of the Arabian desert, and to “minimize” disruptions of what Google calls a “delicate environment,” the Maps team affixed its Trekker camera onto the back of a dromedary named Raffia. It’s safe to assume that before Google came ...

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Wall Street This Week: HubSpot’s IPO, Darden’s Troubles

Filed under: Company News, Earnings, Market News, Investing Richard Drew/APTraders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday. From one of last year’s hottest initial public offerings checking in with new quarterly financials after cooling off in 2014 to a new IPO trying its luck on the New York Stock Exchange, here are some of the things ...

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A guide to street photography: Gavin Harrison’s smartphone art

Street photography is the purest, most spontaneous way to create art with a camera. No studios, no props, no poses; all you need is the right equipment and a street with people on it. In this original series for Engadget, we’ll follow three seasoned street fighters and try to glean some practical wisdom about what engages their eyes, brains and ...

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Violent Street Clashes Bring Thai PM, Protest Leader to Meet

Enlarge image i An anti-government protester throws back a tear gas canister fired by riot police in Bangkok, on Sunday. Wason Wanichakorn/AP An anti-government protester throws back a tear gas canister fired by riot police in Bangkok, on Sunday. Wason Wanichakorn/AP The leader of Thailand’s anti-government protests said unexpectedly that he met the prime minister Sunday after daylong clashes between ...

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