British Gas price hike sparks fresh row over impact of policy costs

This has sparked outrage amongst numerous companies' customers as they threaten to switch electricity providers to send British Gas a message. The group said the increase was its first since November 2013 and insisted its overall electricity costs ... More..

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by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Tesla Model 3 Is More Than Just An Electric Car

He refrained from revealing more about the Model 3 Performance's potential, but the hot version is expected to stick to Tesla's usual range-topping formula of using a dual-motor, four-wheel drive powertrain...More..

A fork in the Bitcoin road
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

A fork in the Bitcoin road

Only time will tell whether the market will adopt Bitcoin Cash or not. "While the breakaway plan is argued to be more aligned to the vision of Bitcoin's original creator and potentially more safe as it do...More..

Eurozone inflation under target as stimulus debate looms
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Eurozone inflation under target as stimulus debate looms

The eurozone's GDP grew at twice the rate of the UK's in the second quarter of 2017, official statistics showed on Tuesday. The data reinforces the view that the Eurozone economy continues to gain momentum af...More..

Rory McIlroy splits with his caddie after nine years
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Rory McIlroy splits with his caddie after nine years

Fitzgerald, after all, is now McIlroy's former caddie, or apparently so if a claim about his sacking proves to be correct. "He kept me positive out there, so that was very much appreciated". "It definitely he...More..

Charter Communications Turns Down Offer To Acquire Sprint
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Charter Communications Turns Down Offer To Acquire Sprint

On the M&A front, Sprint (s) has been reportedly in talks with competitor T-Mobile ( tmus ) as well as the two cable giants getting into wireless, Comcast ( cmcsa ) and Charter Communications ( chtr ). "W...More..

HSBC unveils $2bn share buyback
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

HSBC unveils $2bn share buyback

Flint's replacement in March. "In theory a share buyback scheme represents a less risky way for companies to return cash to shareholders because it's a one-off bonus, rather than a regular payment like an ord...More..

Indian benchmark indices end higher on Monday, SBI slashes savings interest rate
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Indian benchmark indices end higher on Monday, SBI slashes savings interest rate

Top gainers on Monday included SBI, Power Grind Corp, Tata Steel, Larsen, ONGC , Bank of Baroda and ICICI Bank while Sun Pharma, Dr Reddy's Labs, Idea Cellular, Lupin , ITC and Cipa declined. This has b...More..

'Retaliation is long, long overdue' for United States sanctions, Russian official says
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

'Retaliation is long, long overdue' for United States sanctions, Russian official says

Putin , at a joint news conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto, also spoke about Obama's order last December to seize Russian diplomatic property in the United States and to expel 35 Russian diplom...More..

No plans to be part of Modi Cabinet, happy with party role
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

No plans to be part of Modi Cabinet, happy with party role

Shah made his displeasure clear at the BJP parliamentary party meeting on Tuesday, a day after the government faced an embarrassing situation in the Upper House with a united opposition pushing some changes to ...More..

Trump Was Reportedly Upset Reince Priebus Didn't Fight Back Against Anthony Scaramucci
by | Sunday, July 30, 2017

Trump Was Reportedly Upset Reince Priebus Didn't Fight Back Against Anthony Scaramucci

Republican lawmakers voiced their support for Reince Priebus , President Donald Trump's chief of staff whose resignation was announced Friday, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, who said his fellow Wisco...More..

Sprint looks to merge with Charter
by | Sunday, July 30, 2017

Sprint looks to merge with Charter

Sprint is seeking to merge with Charter Communications to create a media and communications behemoth, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal , citing people familiar with the situation. Despite h...More..

Tesla CEO Musk officially unveils Model 3 in California
by | Sunday, July 30, 2017

Tesla CEO Musk officially unveils Model 3 in California

A simple design in the Model 3 will greatly avert potential assembly line problems. Tesla's Autopilot feature is a $5,000 option and enables the Model 3 to drive itself within a lane, automatically change...More..

Air France-KLM takes 31pc stake in Virgin Atlantic
by | Saturday, July 29, 2017

Air France-KLM takes 31pc stake in Virgin Atlantic

The airlines received USA antitrust immunity in 2009 to coordinate fares and schedules and share revenue. Such investments can backfire. Mr. Janaillac said its strengthened partnerships would help the airli...More..

Starbucks closing all Teavana stores
by | Saturday, July 29, 2017

Starbucks closing all Teavana stores

Starbucks acquired the USA mall-based chain in 2012, with then-CEO Howard Schultz citing the huge potential for the tea market. Starbucks announced Thursday it will closed all 379 Teavana stores because they ...More..

President Trump and Foxconn reveal plan to open LCD factory in Wisconsin
by | Saturday, July 29, 2017

President Trump and Foxconn reveal plan to open LCD factory in Wisconsin

Still, as much as $3 billion in state government incentives offered to lure Foxconn to the U.S. may ultimately bring other manufacturing facilities. Specifically, as Foxconn increases its employee base in t...More..

British baby Charlie Gard has died
by | Saturday, July 29, 2017

British baby Charlie Gard has died

Reuters reports that after a harrowing legal battle that sparked a debate over who has the moral authority to decide the fate of a sick child, a judge had said that without an agreement, Charlie would be sent ...More..

Get free MAC lipstick for National Lipstick Day
by | Saturday, July 29, 2017

Get free MAC lipstick for National Lipstick Day

BH Cosmetics is offering Luxe Lacquer Vivid Brights for $4.12 until July 29. In honor of the made up holiday, Walmart looked at the numbers and found pink, in all its different shades, is America's best-sell...More..

Barclays posts £1.4bn loss as Africa sale and PPI weigh
by | Saturday, July 29, 2017

Barclays posts £1.4bn loss as Africa sale and PPI weigh

Both the extra PPI provision and losses resulting from a wider restructuring of the business - such as the sale of Barclays' African business - has meant the bank posted a £1.2 billion loss for the first half...More..

U.S. economy accelerated during first full Trump quarter
by | Saturday, July 29, 2017

U.S. economy accelerated during first full Trump quarter

Since 2013, real GDP has grown at an average annual rate of 2.3 percent.=. However, most economists wouldn't attribute the growth to the president's policies, since not much has been implemented yet. It was the...More..

Cigarettes may soon undergo a massive change: Here's what FDA wants
by | Saturday, July 29, 2017

Cigarettes may soon undergo a massive change: Here's what FDA wants

The FDA says tobacco is responsible for 480,000 American deaths each year, and $300bn (£228bn) in medical costs. Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death around the world. That made Friday one of...More..

Amazon's Jeff Bezos passes Bill Gates as world's richest person
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

Amazon's Jeff Bezos passes Bill Gates as world's richest person

That same month, Bezos unseated Buffett and moved into second place , Bloomberg reported , and in May, Time put Bezos in the No. 1 spot ahead of Gates and fashion exec Amancio Ortega. "Our teams remain ...More..

U.S. dollar steadies after Fed fall, shares bob at record high
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

U.S. dollar steadies after Fed fall, shares bob at record high

The US currency fell after previous recovery against the Canadian dollar by 0.01 percent to 1.2503 as well as the British pound slipping 0.09 percent to 0.7670. Markets appeared to be more influenced by the dov...More..

Ford earnings top Wall Street expectations; raises full-year forecast
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Ford earnings top Wall Street expectations; raises full-year forecast

The company said revenue for the quarter rose 0.9% to $39.85 billion. The company said second-quarter net income of $2 billion was flat with the year ago period. The carmaker is filing Q2 results for the firs...More..

Coca-Cola Company (The) (NASDAQ:KO) To Release Earnings
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Coca-Cola Company (The) (NASDAQ:KO) To Release Earnings

Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Sol Cap Mgmt holds 0.06% in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) or 5,115 shares. Norges Bank acquired a new stake in Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Investo...More..

United Kingdom economy sees pick-up in growth
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

United Kingdom economy sees pick-up in growth

The International Monetary Fund this week cut its forecast for British economic growth this year to 1.7 percent from 2.0 percent previously. Suren Thiru, head of economics at the British Chambers of Commerc...More..

AI led Zuckerberg and Musk into a clash
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

AI led Zuckerberg and Musk into a clash

I am optimistic: I think you can build things and the world gets better. With AI especially, I'm really optimistic, and I think that people who are naysayers and try to drum up these doomsday scenarios. He di...More..

Casemiro: Neymar is welcome at Real Madrid
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Casemiro: Neymar is welcome at Real Madrid

Neymar might have been outgunned by his strike partners Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez last season, but he has been getting his revenge at Barcelona's pre-season United States of America training camp. "I do...More..

General Motors Company (GM) Shares Bought by Bridge Creek Capital Management LLC
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

General Motors Company (GM) Shares Bought by Bridge Creek Capital Management LLC

The ex-dividend date is Thursday , July 20th. Vetr cut Ford Motor from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $12.78 price target on the stock.in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. The stock was sold ...More..

McDonald's $5 burgers drive big jump in 2Q earnings
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

McDonald's $5 burgers drive big jump in 2Q earnings

In the United States, comparable sales increased by 3.9%, while the International Lead segment comparable sales grew 6.3%. Operating income for the quarter increased 5%, reflecting higher sales-driven franchise...More..

German politicians, industry agree diesel plan
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

German politicians, industry agree diesel plan

On Tuesday, Daimler said it will voluntarily recall 3 million Mercedes-Benz cars with diesel engines in Europe to improve their emissions performance. Now Germany is putting pressure on the parent company a...More..

Turkey withdraws request to probe German firms over terror support
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Turkey withdraws request to probe German firms over terror support

Germany says the Turkish government has withdrawn a request for information on almost 700 companies that were flagged as having business ties with firms in Turkey that are being investigated on suspicion of ter...More..

International Monetary Fund sees fading economic growth in US & UK - RT Business
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

International Monetary Fund sees fading economic growth in US & UK - RT Business

The International Monetary Fund has decreased its estimate of how fast the USA economy will grow in coming years, a change the organization said reflects doubts on President Donald Trump's ability to delive...More..

Hustling Bryant helps Cubs nip Cards, 3-2
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Hustling Bryant helps Cubs nip Cards, 3-2

Encarnacion, who played the last six seasons with Toronto before signing a three-year, $60 million contract with Cleveland in January, hit a leadoff home run in the second, broke a 3-all tie in the fifth with a...More..

Sensex Ends Up 217 Points; Nifty At 9966
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Sensex Ends Up 217 Points; Nifty At 9966

However, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (down 1.09 per cent), Vedanta (down 0.89 per cent), Asian Paints (down 0.72 per cent) and Tata Steel (down 0.65 per cent) were trading in red. On Friday, the benchmark in...More..

State's unemployment rate drops in June, Cullman's up from May
by | Monday, July 24, 2017

State's unemployment rate drops in June, Cullman's up from May

New Mexico's unemployment rate in May was 6.6 percent. In Miami-Dade, education and health services was the top jobs producer at 8,100. Friday's figures are preliminary and could change. Though it can see b...More..

Read Anthony Scaramucci's old tweets. You'll understand why he deleted them
by | Monday, July 24, 2017

Read Anthony Scaramucci's old tweets. You'll understand why he deleted them

Trump's own behavior in recent days, in which he has all but declared war on both Mueller and his own Attorney General Jeff Sessions as well as revived questions over the Russian Federation investigation in an ...More..

Anglo American plc (AAL) Receives
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

Anglo American plc (AAL) Receives "Buy" Rating from Canaccord Genuity

With 615,700 avg volume, 0 days are for RECKITT BENCKISER PL (OTCMKTS:RBGLY)'s short sellers to cover RBGLY's short positions. It closed at $46.48 lastly. Virtus Inv Advisers invested in 0.16% or 28,476 shares....More..

Siemens says all four 'Taman' turbines illegally shipped to Crimea
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Siemens says all four 'Taman' turbines illegally shipped to Crimea

Russian Federation subsequently built an "energy bridge" to supply power to Crimea via cables running under the Black Sea. Siemens has a 45.7 percent stake in the business. Siemens said it would put in place ad...More..

Turkey not intimidated by German 'threats', says Erdogan
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Turkey not intimidated by German 'threats', says Erdogan

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel condemned Ankara's actions and called for the immediate release of the activist, who, according to the minister, came to Turkey to speak at a local human rights workshop...More..

Mobile US raises outlook again after solid Q2
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Mobile US raises outlook again after solid Q2

The rate of growth for T-Mobile US' AtWork Group is more than twice that of its consumer business, Legere said. It said that it will turn on its first 600 MHz sites in August and that it expects spectrum coveri...More..

by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

"Prime" suspect: Amazon investigated by FTC over pricing practices

Consumer Watchdog earlier this month published a report claiming the online retailer "routinely uses inflated and fictitious previous prices to give consumers the misleading impression they're getting a ba...More..

Amazon Alexa coming to main Amazon app for Android this week
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Amazon Alexa coming to main Amazon app for Android this week

Although a standalone Android app for Alexa already exists, the e-commerce giant is integrating its virtual assistant into its Android app starting this week. Echo device owners began seeing notification...More..

Lyft is following Uber into self-driving cars
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Lyft is following Uber into self-driving cars

The decision follows the company's plan to move forward from its regular partnerships in the self-driving field and instead enter the market with its own technology. The company, which will not be manufacturing...More..

Moody's Corporation, General Electric Company Q2 2017 Earnings
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Moody's Corporation, General Electric Company Q2 2017 Earnings

Shares fell 3% in early trading to $25.83, leaving the price about 18% below where it started the year. Revenues in the company's power segment rose 5% to $6.97 billion and aviation segment sales were flat at...More..

Avista to be acquired by Toronto utility in $5.3 billion transaction
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Avista to be acquired by Toronto utility in $5.3 billion transaction

The release says this will create one of the largest regulated utilities in North America. As part of that arrangement, the company will maintain its executive team and its own board of directors. Federal Energ...More..

Dark web dragnet delivers destruction to AlphaBay and Hansa
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Dark web dragnet delivers destruction to AlphaBay and Hansa

Europol said Hansa was the third-largest criminal marketplace on the darknet, and traded similarly high volumes in illicit drugs and other commodities. "This is an outstanding success by authorities in E...More..

Sears to Integrate Alexa Into Appliances and Start Selling on Amazon
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Sears to Integrate Alexa Into Appliances and Start Selling on Amazon

For example, users can change the temperature on their air conditioner without leaving the sofa. Lampert says the move will "significantly expand" the availability of Kenmore appliances to USA consumers. With...More..

Sunshine lifts United Kingdom retail sales, points to brighter growth
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Sunshine lifts United Kingdom retail sales, points to brighter growth

Retail sales volumes rose 1.5% quarter-on-quarter in Q2 in contrast to a 1.4% quarter-on-quarter drop in Q1. Sales rose in nearly every category last month. Nevertheless, shop price inflation is still highly ...More..

U.S. stocks close at records amid data, earnings reports
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

U.S. stocks close at records amid data, earnings reports

The Atlanta Federal Reserve raised its second-quarter GDP estimate by one-tenth of a percentage point to a 2.5 per cent annualised rate after data showed U.S. Its stock slumped over 4 percent after the report. ...More..