US Economy Grew at 3% Rate in 3rd Quarter, Despite Storms – New York Times

“There are no real headwinds to growth for the first time since the expansion began,” said Mark Zandi, the chief economist of Moody’s Analytics. “We are at full employment and we are in full swing, let the good times roll.” Advertisement Continue reading the main story Some Republicans are already pointing to the recent expansion […]

WME Parts Ways With Bill O’Reilly – Variety

In the wake of sexual harassment allegations, Bill O’Reilly has been dropped by his literary agency, WME. This news comes on the heels of the ending of his relationship with his talent agency, UTA, earlier this week. In a statement to Variety, WME said, “We no longer represent Bill O’Reilly for future deals. It is […]

How A Two-Person Montana Company Ended Up With The Biggest Energy Contract In Puerto Rico – BuzzFeed News

Whitefish Energy spokesman Chris Chiames balked at the suggestion of cronyism or favoritism. “There was no federal involvement,” Chiames said. “There was never any special favors asked, nor would there have been.” Outside of Montana, many are marveling that such connections could be traced to a small ski town of under 8,000 residents. But Whitefish […]

American Airlines accused of racism after ‘disturbing incidents’ – BBC News

American Airlines accused of racism after ‘disturbing incidents’ – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images A top African-American rights group has warned black flyers to exercise caution when flying American Airlines after a string of “disturbing incidents”. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) issued a “national travel advisory”. The organisation warned the airline “could subject [travellers to] disrespectful, discriminatory or unsafe conditions”. […]

Dow rallies on strong earnings from 3M, Caterpillar – Reuters

* Caterpillar, 3M surge after topping profit estimates * Industrial sector among biggest S&P gainers * Biogen slumps after results; drags on healthcare sector * Indexes up: Dow 0.82 pct, S&P 0.19 pct, Nasdaq 0.26 pct (Updates to early afternoon) By Sruthi Shankar Oct 24 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s Dow Jones index was set to […]

Sears won’t sell Whirlpool appliances anymore; brands split after 100 years – Chicago Tribune

After a centurylong history together, Sears Holdings Corp. will stop sales of Whirlpool products after the companies couldn’t agree on pricing terms. The retailer will no longer carry Whirlpool brands, including Maytag, KitchenAid and Jenn-Air, effective immediately, Sears said in an employee memo last week that was provided to Bloomberg Tuesday. “Whirlpool has sought to […]