Tokyo stocks dip on Trump protectionism fears

The euro, which had looked as if it was headed toward parity with the dollar at the end of 2016, has recovered above $1.07 and hit seven-week highs of $1.0774 in early Asian trading on Tuesday. The dollar had soared late past year on expectations tha... More..

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Bookies Paddy Power reveal huge cost of Trump's unexpected Presidential victory
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Bookies Paddy Power reveal huge cost of Trump's unexpected Presidential victory

It expects the group's underlying earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortisation (EBITDA) to be close to the mid-point of its previously guided range of between £390m (€453m) and £405m (€470m)....More..

Trump Just Told Business Leaders He's Cutting Corporate Taxes and Regulations 'Massively'
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Trump Just Told Business Leaders He's Cutting Corporate Taxes and Regulations 'Massively'

He said he planned reduce corporate taxes from the current 35 percent to as low as 15 percent. Trump said that he is a "big person when it comes to the environment" but hinted that his administration will loo...More..

Federal judge blocks merger of Humana and Aetna on antitrust grounds
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Federal judge blocks merger of Humana and Aetna on antitrust grounds

To view the full article, register now. The government alleged that the merger would lessen competition in markets for individual Medicare Advantage plans and health insurance sold on the Affordable Care Act ...More..

Spokane officer rescues woman from burning vehicle
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Spokane officer rescues woman from burning vehicle

Stay on top of breaking news stories with the ABC11 News App Body camera footage showed the woman unable to escape as smoke filled her vehicle. Novak recalled the incident in an interview with KHQ-TV. "The fl...More..

New Liberty era good thing for F1 says Rosberg
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

New Liberty era good thing for F1 says Rosberg

Carey was announced as Formula One's new chairman right after Liberty Media announced their purchase of the sport. Chase Carey , formerly the president of 21st Century Fox, was named early in the takeover bi...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Falih: Output cuts to lower oil inventories

Following the meeting Kuwaiti Oil Minister Essam Al-Marzouk announced that participants had agreed upon a monitoring mechanism and would not accept "anything less than 100 percent compliance" with the cuts. Pro...More..

by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Taking a Fresh Look at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

Immuno-oncology (IO) drugs, including Merck's Keytruda, teach patients' immune systems to fight cancer. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.59/share and a High Estimate of $0.73/share. One...More..

General Electric Company Stock Falls, Procter & Gamble Co Shares
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

General Electric Company Stock Falls, Procter & Gamble Co Shares

Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 575,093,558 shares of the company's stock worth $18,103,945,000 after buying an additional 3,276,096 shares in the last quarter. Vetr raised shares of General Electric from a "hold"...More..

A $20 million tip? Uber will pay up for duping its drivers
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

A $20 million tip? Uber will pay up for duping its drivers

In the FTC's complaint , the commission cites Uber's listed figures for a driver in NY and San Francisco . In Boston, for example, the company enticed potential contractors with an ad titled "Make $25/hour...More..

by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

China's 2016 GDP growth rate lives down to government expectations at 6.7%

It is also the slowest pace of economic growth in 26 years. "The governor of Liaoning province, the only area in China in a recession, now says three years of recent economic figures were inflated - a rare of...More..

Checking the Metrics on Shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY)
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

Checking the Metrics on Shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY)

Other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Financial Architects Inc boosted its position in shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation by 47.5% in the th...More..

Stocks, US dollar, bond yields rise after Yellen comments
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

Stocks, US dollar, bond yields rise after Yellen comments

Trading and events overnight have been mostly quiet, with Treasuries bouncing slightly after FOMC Chairwoman Yellen's comments were perceived as less hawkish than from earlier in the week, although it's not cle...More..

by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Pearson plunges as digital switch forces new profit warning

The German media giant on Wednesday said it was negotiating to buy the 47% of Penguin Random House that it doesn't own from Pearson PLC, which faces collapsing revenue at its USA educational-publishing business...More..

Noose tightened around Vijay Mallya; DRT allows recovery process to begin
by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Noose tightened around Vijay Mallya; DRT allows recovery process to begin

The fresh order today in favour of the lending consortium will allow them to initiate the recovery proceedings and confiscate his properties. State Bank of India was the first to move the DRT in 2013 after Mr...More..

Barclays PLC Reiterates
by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Barclays PLC Reiterates "Overweight" Rating for Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (IMT)

Analyst had a consensus of $0.64. Reynolds rejected BAT's initial $47 billion, or $56.50 a share, bid for 57.8% of the US company it doesn't already own. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings. Th...More..

by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Britain to be 'global leader in trade' post-Brexit, says Theresa May

An ABP spokesman said to Port Strategy: "ABP is committed to helping the government make Brexit a success". When you say you are leaving (the EU), the implication is that you are leaving something that isn't ...More..

by | Friday, January 20, 2017

American Airlines Offers 'Basic Economy Fare'

All airlines offer the option to carry on a single small item; AA's Basic Economy passengers aren't allowed to use the overhead bins without paying a fee, as with most other airlines' cheapest ticketing . ...More..

by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Vegemite Australian-owned again after Bega Cheese buys it for $460m

Vegemite, the salty, brown spread beloved in Australia, is going home, purchased by an Australian dairy company from the maker of Oreos. The American food company will retain the Philadelphia brand in Australia...More..

by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Russian Federation biggest threat to worldwide liberal order: Biden

Other U.S. sanctions are connected to Russia's involvement in the separatist war in eastern Ukraine. Moscow should also return control of Crimea, Biden added. The EBRD president assured the Ukrainian presid...More..

HP to acquire SimpliVity for $650M
by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

HP to acquire SimpliVity for $650M

The Detroit Michigan 48243 based company has been outperforming the mortgage investment group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 21.08%, compared to the industry which has advanced 24.67% over the s...More..

Economy near full employment, Fed's Yellen says
by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Economy near full employment, Fed's Yellen says

The neutral rate Yellen referred to helps keep the economy steady: Preventing growth from shifting growth into a too-low gear and from expanding too quickly. "Wage growth has only recently begun to pick up and ...More..

by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Israel Air Force Deploys Operational Arrow-3 Missile Defense

Created to fly almost twice as high at half the weight of Arrow-2 - which covers the lower-tier segment of AWS - Arrow-3 is Israel's first line of defense against advanced, maneuvering Iranian Shihab-class ball...More..

by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

United Kingdom inflation surges to highest level in over two years

That puts inflation at the highest level since July 2014, though it remains below the Bank of England's target of 2 percent. Air fares, food prices and fuel all helped drive the jump from 1.2% inflation in No...More..

Milk-drinkers in Missouri and Kansas eligible for class action settlement
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Milk-drinkers in Missouri and Kansas eligible for class action settlement

Of the $52 million in settlement money available, the "Bought Milk" website concerning the claims says the average person will get back around $30, though it may be higher or lower. This antitrust lawsuit h...More..

by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Chelsea Manning Commutation Tests Julian Assange's Extradition Pledge

Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning had been held at the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth where she was in the midst of a 35-year prison sentence. Julian Assange has been living in the E...More..

Wal-Mart plans to add about 10000 retail jobs this year
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wal-Mart plans to add about 10000 retail jobs this year

The rate is consistent with previous hiring in recent years, says Lorenzo Lopez, a Wal-Mart spokesman. BKS Advisors LLC bought a new position in Wal-Mart Stores during the third quarter valued at approximately ...More..

by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The New England Research & Management Inc. Reduces Stake in Morgan Stanley (MS)

The results easily beat analysts' expectations of 65 cents per share. Morgan Stanley's brokers hit a productivity milestone - more than $1 million in average revenue per broker - and put themselves ahead of...More..

by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Global tobacco giants agree $50 billion merger

The market cap of 79473.48 for Reynolds American Inc.in today's market indicated its current strength, making the company's shares a lucrative one. Cowen and Company reiterated an "outperform" rating and set a ...More..

Senate Dem asks for SEC investigation of Trump HHS pick
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Senate Dem asks for SEC investigation of Trump HHS pick

While his aides insist that the Georgia lawmaker has scrupulously adhered to congressional ethical guidelines, Price nonetheless has come under intense scrutiny by Senate Democrats and public watchdogs for poss...More..

by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Oil's surprise strength is speeding OPEC goal, Saudi Arabia says

Goldman Sachs said it expects year-on-year USA oil production to rise by 235,000 bpd in 2017, taking into account wells that have been drilled and are likely to start producing in the first half of the year. ...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Seeing eye-to-eye, Essilor and Luxottica create lenswear giant

Under the terms of the transaction, the family of Leonard Del Vecchio, Luxottica founder and chief executive, will hand over his stake to Essilor , which will then launch a public bid to buy the remaining sh...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

International Monetary Fund 2017 Economic Outlook Affirms 3.5% World Growth

The growth forecast for 2018 was kept unchanged at 6.0 percent. The IMF's research director, Maury Obstfeld, told reporters Monday during a news conference from Washington , D.C., that it's too soon to predi...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Eight billionaires are rich as half world's population, says charity

The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates to Michael Bloomberg , owning as much wealth as 3.6 billion...More..

Grayson Allen slapped after getting tangled with Donovan Mitchell
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Grayson Allen slapped after getting tangled with Donovan Mitchell

While opposing fans have utter disdain for Allen, chances are good you'll hear his competitors, and opposing coaches, praise him for the player he is. Allen's usually reliable shooting has been off all year as ...More..

Panmure Gordon Reiterated SIG PLC (LON:SHI) As 'Buy'
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Panmure Gordon Reiterated SIG PLC (LON:SHI) As 'Buy'

A number of other research firms have also commented on OPHR. The 52 week high shares of Unite Group PLC have reached is 667.5 whilst the 52 week low for the company's shares is 541.57. If you are viewing this ...More..

French Prosecutors Grill Renault
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

French Prosecutors Grill Renault

In a statement, Renault took note of the investigation but said its 'vehicles are not equipped with cheating software affecting anti-pollution systems'. PSA Group premises were also raided by government f...More..

by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

House backs waiver allowing Gen. Mattis to serve as defense secretary

James Mattis arrives prior to testifying before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination to serve as U.S. defense secretary., on Capitol Hill in Washington , U.S., January 12, 2017. The vote...More..

U.S. to build wall with Mexico to stop illegal migrants
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

U.S. to build wall with Mexico to stop illegal migrants

The New Year brought new challenges to Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump bore down in a series of pre-inauguration critiques targeting the nation's staple automotive ma...More..

by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Portable potty name 'Don's Johns' not quite right for this Inauguration Day

Of course, there is the appearance of "Don" in the name, which might create some bad optics combined with an embarrassing recent story of a dossier describing certain uncouth restroom activities involving Donal...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation and US Justice Department investigated over Clinton probes
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation and US Justice Department investigated over Clinton probes

President-elect Donald Trump denounced Hillary Clinton as "guilty as hell" in her private-server scandal and blasted her campaign staffers for praising a newly announced inspector general investigation into the...More..

The Fate of Amazon Stock Under Trump Administration — Amazon.com Inc
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Fate of Amazon Stock Under Trump Administration — Amazon.com Inc

Just few days back, one of Amazon's biggest competitors - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA), had also promised to create one million jobs in the USA over the next five years. This week Trump met with Jack M...More..

American Estonians send their questions to Tillerson
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

American Estonians send their questions to Tillerson

He added that the threats posed by climate change "do require a global response" as opposed to any country acting on its own. "It should not be hard to say that Vladimir Putin's military has conducted war c...More..

Def Leppard tour hits Calgary June 3
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Def Leppard tour hits Calgary June 3

Def Leppard and Poison have been frequent Lincoln visitors, regularly playing shows at Pershing Center and the Bob Devaney Sports Center since the '80s. 20 at 10 a.m. Def Leppard was wildly popular in th...More..

U.S. Retail Sales Picked Up in December on Motor Vehicle Demand
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

U.S. Retail Sales Picked Up in December on Motor Vehicle Demand

USA retail sales in November and December, when many stores get 25% of their annual sales, rose a better than expected 4 %, according to the National Retail Federation, which bases its figures on government da...More..

United States expected to launch WTO complaint over Chinese aluminum subsidies
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

United States expected to launch WTO complaint over Chinese aluminum subsidies

To view the full article, register now. Today's action follows significant engagement by this Administration on excess capacity and demonstrates our commitment to hold China to its trade obligations. Bucshon no...More..

Trump Stock: Trump's Conference Just Thrashed This Industry
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Trump Stock: Trump's Conference Just Thrashed This Industry

Merck, Johnson & Johnson, Bristol Myers Squibb and other pharmaceutical companies all saw an immediate reaction to the incoming president's comments. "Well, first as a cancer survivor who used drugs made by p...More..

US to end
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

US to end "wet foot, dry foot" policy on Cuban immigration

REUTERS/Carlos BarriaU.S. President Barack Obama and Cuba's President Raul Castro hold their first meeting on the second day of Obama's visit to Cuba, in Havana March 21, 2016. The Department of Homeland Securi...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

VW agrees to settlement over diesel scandal

Volkswagen previously reached a $15 billion (R206 billion) civil settlement with U.S. environmental authorities and auto owners under which it agreed to fix or buy back as many as 500 000 of the affected ve...More..

Marks & Spencer quality focus finally lifts clothing sales
by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Marks & Spencer quality focus finally lifts clothing sales

Group sales were up 5.9% on a reported basis compared with a year ago, while global sales grew 2.9% thanks to earlier shipments of spring ranges to M&S's franchise partners. Plans are set to go ahead for the cl...More..