Amazon shares bounce on news of $5B buyback

Amazon.com said Wednesday it may buy back up to $5 billion in stock over the coming years. Shares rose more than 2 percent in after-hours trading on the news. The company said the program does not have a set expiration time. Amazon said this buyback would replace a $2 billion authorization from 2010. As of … Read more Amazon shares bounce on news of $5B buyback

Roanoke County students tackle major diseases on stage

Roanoke County students prepare for spring performance Show Transcript ROANOKE CO., Va. –Some Roanoke County students will be taking the stage this weekend tackling two difficult diseases: Alzheimer’s and dementia. It’s their spring performance at Glenvar High School. MORE FROM WDBJ7.COM More charges for man accused of summer Greenway attack Temperatures feel more like May … Read more Roanoke County students tackle major diseases on stage

Young workers like those high-deductible health plans

The big boys are embracing health plans with big deductibles. Slightly more than half of large employers analyzed in a new report now offer their workers at least one high-deductible health insurance plan, underscoring a broad trend nationally toward such coverage. Agnieszka Wozniak | Caiaimage | Getty Images And slightly more than 40 percent of … Read more Young workers like those high-deductible health plans

20 Minutes and Done! Full-Body Workout

This high-intensity workout is anything but boring — time flies by as you jump, twist, and lift. Celebrity trainer and Barry’s Bootcamp instructor Astrid Swan McGuire created a 20-minute scorch session that works every muscle in your body. You will have tons of fun while blasting calories with this workout. All you need is a … Read more 20 Minutes and Done! Full-Body Workout

The Best Hair Removal Method You Aren’t Using

In the world of hair removal, everyone wants a budget-friendly option that promises to remove the hair quickly without traumatizing the body during the procedure, not to mention something that will keep the hair gone longer! That’s why sugaring seems to be the best alternative when it comes to getting rid of unwanted hair. Sugaring … Read more The Best Hair Removal Method You Aren’t Using

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza launched at Rs 6.99 lakh

Maruti Suzuki has launched the much-anticipated Vitara Brezza for the Indian market at Rs 6.99 (ex-showroom Delhi) lakh. The compact SUV is a Ford EcoSport rival that will also compete with the Mahindra TUV300. The Vitara Brezza is completely developed in India and 98 per cent of the parts are produced in our country. Up … Read more Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza launched at Rs 6.99 lakh

Toyota Vios gets new engine and gearbox in Thailand

Toyota in Thailand has updated its 2016 Vios saloon and the new version will cost between 599,000 and 749,000 baht (Rs 11.38 lakh to Rs 14.23 lakh). The car will debut at this month’s Bangkok Motor Show. Toyota’s updated Vios will have access to an E85 compatible engine (85 per cent ethanol, 15 per cent … Read more Toyota Vios gets new engine and gearbox in Thailand

House flipping: Deja vu all over again

House flipping is always hottest when home prices are nearing a peak. That is not the case right now nationally, and so flipping has remained pretty stable overall … with two very glaring exceptions. Las Vegas and Miami. Sound familiar? They should. These two markets may well have been the poster children for the flip … Read more House flipping: Deja vu all over again