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AT&T launches streaming TV service to compete with Vue, Sling

AT&T launches streaming TV service to compete with Vue, Sling

The service will offer three video streaming services - DirecTV Now , Freeview and Fullscreen , which is "rules-free TV for the more than 20 million USA households who have dropped cable or are flirting with cutting the cord". The problem here is that it's several times more expensive than Netflix , yet we highly doubt there will be that many times more content to view, and so this is where DirecTV Now could face an issue.


Venezuela and Algeria Define Strategy for Oil Prices

Venezuela and Algeria Define Strategy for Oil Prices

Russian President Vladimir Putin is deferring to his energy minister to discuss the potential for a production agreement with OPEC, his spokesman said Monday. To this end, Algeria has proposed to reduce the OPEC output by 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd). OPEC was trying on Monday to rescue a deal to limit oil output as tensions grew among the producer group and non-OPEC member Russian Federation, with top exporter Saudi Arabia saying markets would rebalance even without an agreement.


(TIF) Struggles to Lure Consumers Amid Trump Tower Mayhem

(TIF) Struggles to Lure Consumers Amid Trump Tower Mayhem

Though the company's third quarter comparable store sales declined 2%, the drop was smaller than the 2.8% Wall Street projection. For the quarter ending October 31, Tiffany saw a worldwide net sales increase of 1 percent for the three-month period, due to mixed results across markets and product categories.


Big Ten reprimands Harbaugh for criticizing officials

Big Ten reprimands Harbaugh for criticizing officials

There were plenty of times Meyer's team looked on the brink of collapse in the 113th meeting between Ohio State and MI. Imagine the outrage in Happy Valley if the Lions beat the Badgers and, as conference champion, were excluded from the group of four teams to play for the national championship.


Recount won't 'transform' election result - Sanders

Recount won't 'transform' election result - Sanders

This plan could start with his backing of Rep. Last week he tweeted, "I am working hard, even on Thanksgiving, trying to get Carrier A.C. Company to stay in the U.S. A representative for Carrier declined to comment on Sanders' statement . "Let's be clear: it is not good enough to save some of these jobs", Sanders posted on his Senate website.



European Banks Under Pressure as Italian Referendum Looms

Erik F. Nielsen, chief economist of Italy's UniCredit bank, said on 20 November that a No vote would be "a setback for Renzi , but it'll have nothing in common with the Brexit or Trump stories". This, in turn, will make it less likely that investors will want to help recapitalise Italy's risky banks, those cited by the Financial Times argue.