An Amazon bull says the company’s stock is his ‘best idea’ for 2019. Here’s why (AMZN)

Cowen Equity Research analyst John Blackledge called Amazon his “best idea for 2019.” Blackledge is bullish on all the major parts of the company’s business. He think its advertising and cloud efforts will drive sales and cash flow. But he thinks even its older e-commerce […]

Groups Sue Trump Administration Over Atlantic Oil Testing 

Environmental groups opposed to offshore drilling sued the federal government Tuesday to prevent future seismic tests for oil and gas deposits in Atlantic waters off the U.S. East Coast. Seismic testing, which uses air gun blasts, violates federal laws that protect marine mammals, endangered species […]

This startup plans to take on CreditKarma by offering cash rewards for making smarter money decisions — here’s what it says about the future of consumer finance

A fintech startup will is giving cash rewards for consumers who sign up for its account and then take active steps to improve their financial health. Status Money is pioneering a novel approach to personal financial management, effectively sharing some of the referral money with […]

Deforestation in Brazil’s Cerrado Savanna Falls to Record Low 

Deforestation in Brazil’s tropical Cerrado savanna, which makes up a quarter of the country, fell 11 percent to a record low in 2018 compared with a year earlier, the Ministry of Environment said in a statement Tuesday. Deforestation in the South American country’s savanna biome […]

Headline About Julia Roberts’ Roles Published With Extremely Awkward Typo

The newspaper has since issued a correction for the mistake. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The Dow erases more than 300-point gain after Trump threatens government shutdown

Wall Street wiped out earlier gains Tuesday after political headlines overshadowed trade optimism. The S&P 500 shed 4.6% last week, the most since March. Watch the major US indexes trade in real time here. Stocks surrendered gains Tuesday after President Donald Trump threatened to shut […]

‘Part of the solution:’ Alberta seeks proposals to build new refinery

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the province is seeking expressions of interest in building a new refinery. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

Nintendo’s biggest game of 2018 proves that the gaming giant still hasn’t figured out how to make online games

Nintendo’s biggest game of 2018 is available now: “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” is the latest entry in the long-running fighting game series, and the first on Nintendo’s Switch. The new game is already being heralded as the best in the series, and it’s deserved; the […]

Apple made a big mistake by killing the iPhone SE, its smallest and most affordable iPhone (AAPL)

The above image shows Apple’s 2018 iPhone lineup, which includes the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. Apple quietly discontinued a few older iPhones to make room for the new models. Apple no longer sells the iPhone 6S, iPhone X, and most notably, […]

‘Godzilla: King Of The Monsters’ Trailer Stomps Onto The Scene

Millie Bobby Brown of “Stranger Things” encounters new horrors in upcoming titan-take-all. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Movies Starring Women Make More Money At The Box Office, Study Finds

Films with female leads, like “Wonder Woman” and “Moana,” performed better on average than those starring men. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Vitamin D deficiency warning – the sneezy warning sign you need more ‘sunshine’ supplement

VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include feeling tired, hair loss, excessive sweating, and a general feeling of weakness. But you could also be at risk of the condition, and may need to add more vitamin D foods or supplements to your diet, if you have this […]

Popularity of cards and convenience of digital payments in China have caused some retailers to stop accepting cash (AXP)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence “Payments Briefing” subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. China’s central bank warned merchants that it’s illegal to reject cash as a payment method, according to Reuters. The […]

‘Aquaman’ is an undeniably fun popcorn movie that’s a mix between ‘Power Rangers’ and ‘Tron’

“Aquaman” is a fun action movie with stunning CGI throughout. The movie also has some outlandish costumes, talking crabs, and a scene in which a large octopus plays the drums. It is the quintessential 21st century blockbuster. The latest release from Warner Bros.’ DC Comics […]

A Word With: Megan Fox on Why She Won’t Speak Out in the #MeToo Movement

Fox also talks about historical exploration, raising good men and becoming a real-life Indiana Jones. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

High blood pressure – the four foods you should AVOID or risk deadly hypertension

HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could lower your chances of deadly hypertension symptoms and signs by avoiding these four foods and drinks. They could raise your risk of deadly heart attacks and strokes. read more […]

Restaurants: 10 Great New York Dishes of 2018

From pizza to French toast, Pete Wells chooses his fondest pleasures from a year of eating out. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Deadpool’s Defense Of Nickelback Will Warm A Bro’s Heart In Film Promo

The maligned rockers find a friend in Ryan Reynolds after Fred Savage disses them in this “Once Upon A Deadpool” teaser. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Shaq explains why he’s renting a baseball stadium to throw a Super Bowl party that’s ‘part music festival, part carnival, part circus’

Shaquille O’Neal spoke to Business Insider about renting out the Atlanta Braves’ baseball stadium for a Super Bowl event he’s putting on called “Shaq’s Fun House.” O’Neal also discussed his experience in music and DJ-ing, and his career after retiring from the NBA. In March, […]

Park Terrace Hotel Opens in NYC’s Bryant Park

The Bryant 16 West 40 soars 32 stories high, with 226 Park Terrace guest rooms, 2,500 square feet of retail space, 25,500 square feet of restaurant space and 57 luxury residential condominiums. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Stomach bloating – the simple drink that could prevent trapped wind pain after dinner

STOMACH bloating could be caused by certain foods in your diet, or even by standing up while eating. But you could lower your risk of trapped wind pain and stomach aches by adding this drink to your post-dinner routine. read more >>> Source:: The Daily […]

Dell votes in favor of going public again

Dell announced Tuesday that it has agreed to buy back the publicly traded “tracking” shares of VMware, a listed company that is about 80% owned by Dell. The company confirmed the purchase price of $120 per share of the tracking shares for a total of […]

Everything Your Hotel Should Know About the Google Maps Update – Travel Tripper

If you didn’t pay attention to any of the warning notifications that Google Maps sent out, you might have noticed that your custom maps stopped working a couple of weeks ago and was replaced by a Google Maps watermark. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Cervical screening error: More women affected

An additional 3,591 women have not received information after a failure to send out letters, says Capita. read more >>> Source:: BBC

HUNGRY CITY: Top Cheap Bites of 2018

Ligaya Mishan picks her favorite orders from a year of reviewing New York’s wealth of restaurants run by people from around the world. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

US Agency: Arctic Posts 2nd Warmest Year on Record in 2018

The Arctic had its second-hottest year on record in 2018, part of a warming trend that may be dramatically changing earth’s weather patterns, according to a report released on Tuesday by the U.S. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration. “Arctic air temperatures for the past five […]

Cynthia Erivo And Shoshana Bean To Hit NYC’s Apollo For Evening Of Holiday Soul

The Broadway stars reunite for “Night Divine,” a concert inspired by the likes of Judy Garland and Barbra Streisand. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Lung cancer – the 10p vegetable to add to your shopping list to avoid symptoms

LUNG CANCER risk could be lowered by making some diet changes, and by giving up smoking, if you’re a smoker. You could lower your chances of lung cancer symptoms, including coughs and chest pain, by eating more of this cheap vegetable. Are you at risk? […]

Modest home price growth forecasted for 2019: Re/Max and Royal LePage

Home prices across the country are expected to rise in 2019, but only at a moderate pace compared with recent years, according to two of Canada’s largest residential real estate brokerages. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

An appeals court has sided with the City of Miami over Airbnb, giving the city the go-ahead to punish hundreds of Airbnb hosts accused of illegally renting their homes on the site. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Discover’s no-fee travel credit card matches all of your miles in the first year for an unbeatable 3% across the board

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network. With no annual fee and no restrictions on which airlines and hotels earn you travel points, Discover it® Miles provides a lot […]

Carol Burnett To Receive Special TV Achievement Golden Globe Named After Her

The comedy trailblazer will be honored with the inaugural award at the 2019 ceremony. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

‘Avengers: Endgame’ directors explain which superheroes are the hardest to adapt for a movie

Joe and Anthony Russo, the directors of “Avengers: Endgame,” explained what makes Superman such a difficult character to bring to the big screen. “The more powerful a character is, the more difficult to deal with that character on a narrative level,” Anthony said. “You have […]

RBI remains net seller of US dollar in Oct, sells $7.2 billion

In FY17, the RBI had bought USD 12.351 billion of the US dollar on a net basis. read more >>> Source:: EconomicTimes.IndiaTimes.Com

Marriott and Starwood face class action lawsuits following data breach

Marriott International Inc. customers in Canada have filed a string of class-action lawsuits against the hotel giant and its Starwood brand after a recent security breach. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

A Greycroft venture partner shares the 3 areas of fintech that are ripe for disruption

Kamran Ansari, a venture partner at venture-capital firm Greycroft, shared three areas of financial technology where he expects to see disruptions by startups in the coming years. Those areas are mortgage lending, insurance, and business-to-business payments. Financial technology is a massive industry, with startups taking […]

Cenovus plans $1.2 billion to $1.4 billion in capital spending for 2019

Cenovus Energy Inc. is planning total capital spending of between $1.2 billion and $1.4 billion for next year. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

China Faces US Pressure to Contain Deadly Fentanyl Exports

After meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 meeting earlier this month, U.S. President Donald Trump praised China for considering imposing the death penalty on illicit producers of fentanyl – an opioid up to 100 times more potent than morphine with a lethal […]

Defending The Digital Frontier

“The work we see happening now in workforce development, between corporations and nonprofit education partners like ours, is some of the most innovative, intuitive and impactful of all time.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

‘Power’ star and executive producer 50 Cent explained why he committed to Starz: It lets him be as graphic as he wants

Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson signed an exclusive, multiseries deal with premium cable network Starz this year. Jackson explained at Business Insider’s recent Ignition conference that he’s sticking with Starz because he has the freedom to develop graphic content. Starz CEO Chris Albrecht added that Starz […]

Laser pointers should be thrown away, say safety experts

Parents are being warned that their children’s eyesight could be at risk. read more >>> Source:: BBC

The Founders Inn and Spa In Virginia Beach Joins Tapestry Collection

The planned renovations to The Founders Inn and Spa will be completed within the next two years. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Rupee to witness high volatility, set to trade in 70.80-72.20 range

Inflation and industrial production numbers will keep forex investors’ interest alive. read more >>> Source:: EconomicTimes.IndiaTimes.Com

Hyatt Place Jacksonville Airport Sold for $15.4 Million

Apple Hospitality REIT, Inc. (NYSE: APLE) yesterday announced that it acquired the 127-room Hyatt Place Jacksonville Airport for a purchase price of approximately $15.4 million, or $121,000 per key. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Driver’s are overlooking a huge safety risk by neglecting their cars’ headlights: AAA

AAA investigated degraded car headlights and found that they can greatly reduce the amount of light projected at night. Repairs range from less than $100 for a DIY job to around $450 for a full replacement with original equipment. AAA recommends that driver’s routinely examine […]

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