Fears over Brexit Britain quashed as country booms

The flurry of upbeat reports undermine doom-laden warnings - including from David Cameron and George Osborne - that Brexit would be a disaster for the United Kingdom economy. But it also reflects the weaker outlook for the economy. Mike Read, co-fo... More..

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Bank Holiday, Of Course There's A Weather Warning
by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

Bank Holiday, Of Course There's A Weather Warning

The Met Office has forecast a dry and warm day today with some sunshine and a maximum temperature of 22C. Yellow warnings of rain have been issued by the Met Office for the areas of Greater Manchester and C...More..

by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

Stocks rising in early trading following 2 days of declines

The US Federal Reserve chair left open the option to raise interest rates as early as September if next week's US employment data is robust. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury, which fell to 1.53% foll...More..

by | Friday, August 26, 2016

Here's what EpiPens will cost you

The only alternative that has received Food and Drug Administration approval is the Adrenaclick pen, which is half the price of the EpiPen - but pharmacies can not fill an EpiPen prescription with Adrenaclick...More..

Tesla's Musk buying over half of SolarCity bond offer
by | Friday, August 26, 2016

Tesla's Musk buying over half of SolarCity bond offer

The bonds are issued directly, online, and there are no fees for investors either. "Utility regulators across the country have begun reducing the subsidies created to encourage new solar panel installations". M...More..

Tesla gets more ludicrous, now the world's quickest production vehicle
by | Friday, August 26, 2016

Tesla gets more ludicrous, now the world's quickest production vehicle

Moving over to the Model X, the P100D upgrade will give customers a 0-to-60 mph sprint of 2.9 seconds and a range of 289 miles. That's quicker than the Lamborghini Centenario, McLaren 570S and Porsche 911 Turb...More..

U.S. lambasts Europe over Apple's tax
by | Friday, August 26, 2016

U.S. lambasts Europe over Apple's tax

While Europe's handling of corporate tax policy has anxious the Treasury, a commission spokeswoman said European regulators are only trying to ensure that no company receives an unfair advantage in taxation. Th...More..

The government is buying $20 million in surplus cheese
by | Friday, August 26, 2016

The government is buying $20 million in surplus cheese

And with a Russian embargo of European cheese, Europe has had to slash prices in their exports to the USA, which has further flooded the market with cheap varieties and driven the prices of American cheeses dow...More..

Uber reportedly lost $1.3 billion in this year's first half
by | Friday, August 26, 2016

Uber reportedly lost $1.3 billion in this year's first half

But Uber thinks it's winning by a landslide, according to a new report. On the bright side for Uber were big quarter-over-quarter gains in bookings and revenue during the first half of the year. "It's har...More..

Royal Bank sees third-quarter profit grow to $2.9 billion; raises dividend
by | Friday, August 26, 2016

Royal Bank sees third-quarter profit grow to $2.9 billion; raises dividend

Canada's banks are facing heightened scrutiny of their mortgage underwriting practices as authorities try to tackle the potential threat of a housing bubble in the two cities, where prices have soared. Analysts...More..

Violent tornadoes flatten Starbucks, blow roofs of houses in Indiana
by | Thursday, August 25, 2016

Violent tornadoes flatten Starbucks, blow roofs of houses in Indiana

A tornado touched down in Kokomo, Indiana, according to the National Weather Service in Indianapolis. MEDIA GENERAL may allow you to upload, post, transmit or otherwise provide content to MEDIA GENERAL Web si...More..

by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Smucker Reports 7% Sales Decline as Prices Fall, Pet Business Lags

The business now accounts for almost a third of the company's sales. The company is considering options such as acquisitions, licensing or launching one of its existing brands in the mass-premium segment, Bar...More..

Tyra Banks to teach business class at top United States university
by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Tyra Banks to teach business class at top United States university

She will be a guest lecturer for the prestigious institution on personal branding for two weeks. Project You will help each student realize: What is a personal brand and how can it be unleashed as a valuab...More..

Columbia ruling: Graduate students at United States private universities can unionize
by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Columbia ruling: Graduate students at United States private universities can unionize

In 2004, it effectively blocked graduate students at private colleges and universities from organizing, writing in its Brown University decision that grad students "have a primarily educational, not economi...More..

by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Oil Drops to Unwind Surge; Asian Shares Seen Tracking U.S. Gains

However, weak US growth and productivity data have made investors more skeptical of any hikes this year. Contracts on the Nikkei 225 Stock Average slid and futures on the S&P 500 were little changed after the...More..

by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Speedo announces it is ending sponsorship of Ryan Lochte

Lochte issued a brief statement Monday through his public relations firm on his long relationship with Speedo . Lochte is a 12-time Olympic medalist and long one of the most popular USA athletes, known for h...More..

by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

War of letters as Southern strike goes on

Southern runs trains on of the most congested rail networks in the world and is about to adopt a "driver-only operations" policy on all of its services that it says will help reduce transportation times while i...More..

Asian stocks mixed ahead of Fed meeting
by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Asian stocks mixed ahead of Fed meeting

The Dow is down 38.93 points or 0.2 percent at 18,513.64, the Nasdaq is down 7.08 points or 0.1 percent at 5,231.30 and the S&P 500 is down 4.24 points or 0.2 percent at 2,179.63. The Shanghai Composite Ind...More..

by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Pfizer buying Medivation in deal valued at about $14B

Shares are up 8 percent this year, outpacing all major US trading indexes. Medivation earlier this year rejected two acquisition offers from Sanofi, the latest for US$58 per share in cash and US$3 per share i...More..

by | Monday, August 22, 2016

Aung San Suu Kyi to Discuss Contentious Dam Project During China Trip

China signed the project with the former military government, so it is inevitable it would become a target of media accusations in Myanmar's process of democratization. The trip ending Sunday is her first to Ch...More..

by | Monday, August 22, 2016

Rio Olympics: Swiss Schurter wins gold in men's cross-country

And this is a dream come true". Sagan chose to ride off road in Rio after scouting the climb-heavy road course and realizing it did not suit his strengths. Gaze had a flat tyre on the first lap, before things...More..

Obama administration: Iran cash payment depended on prisoner release
by | Monday, August 22, 2016

Obama administration: Iran cash payment depended on prisoner release

Kirby noted that the money was given to Iran after the prisoners had been released in an effort to "retain maximum leverage", not before, as a ransom payment typically happens . "It would have been irresponsib...More..

Oil enters bull market as OPEC output-freeze optimism heats up
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Oil enters bull market as OPEC output-freeze optimism heats up

The collapse in oil prices over the last two years has hit OPEC members quite badly. Prices have roared back to enter a bull market, rallying more than 20 per cent from lows seen earlier this month when they ...More..

Cisco laying off 5500 employees, or 7 percent of workforce
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Cisco laying off 5500 employees, or 7 percent of workforce

Robbins, who replaced John Chambers in July past year, has been steering the company toward more software and subscription-based services, states a Reuters report. For the first time in America's industrial h...More..

Coldplay releases video recorded in Mexico City
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Coldplay releases video recorded in Mexico City

The fourth single to be taken from Coldplay's acclaimed hit album, A Head Full Of Dreams (out now). They are shortlisted for Best Direction and Best Visual Effects for the "Up&Up" video, plus Best Rock Vide...More..

by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Gold gets a lift from US interest rate uncertainty

European share markets posted their biggest weekly loss in two months, while USA stocks edged lower , led by declines in utility shares as investors weighed prospects for an interest rate increase in the comin...More..

Lagos ranks world's 3rd worst city to live in
by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Lagos ranks world's 3rd worst city to live in

Dublin is out in front of both cities with an 89.5 rating and in 40th position globally. Its rankings take into account stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure, and the to...More..

John Varvatos hosts Guns N Roses pop-up shop in Hollywood
by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

John Varvatos hosts Guns N Roses pop-up shop in Hollywood

The line features baseball hats, T-shirts, bomber jackets, and hand-painted leather jackets. From 3 p.m.to 7 p.m. PST on August 18, consumers will be able to attend a kick-off event with a DJ set, door prizes a...More..

by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Asian stocks climb on signs United States rate hike off table for now

Housing Index in China averaged 2.14 percent from 2011 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 9.90 percent in November of 2013 and a record low of -6.10 percent in March of 2015. Those comments added to state...More..

Aetna Warned it Would Cut Obamacare If Humana Deal Was Blocked
by | Friday, August 19, 2016

Aetna Warned it Would Cut Obamacare If Humana Deal Was Blocked

When reporters on Monday asked whether Aetna was also reacting to the administration's attempt to thwart its merger with Humana, company officials brushed off the questions, according to accounts in the Hart...More..

by | Thursday, August 18, 2016

Massive Layoffs Coming At Cisco

Cisco is the worldwide leader in IT that helps companies seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that unbelievable things can happen when you connect the previously unconnected. Ten years later it did th...More..

Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon ends historic drought with 1st walk
by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon ends historic drought with 1st walk

It's not a record you want to help break. The walk came in Colon's 500th game and his 282nd plate appearance. The Diamondbacks scored three runs and had four stolen bases in five innings off Syndergaard in ...More..

DOJ: Baltimore Police Department has history of violating civil rights
by | Monday, August 15, 2016

DOJ: Baltimore Police Department has history of violating civil rights

The report also said that in searching phones of people who recorded police, and deleting their video, police violated the Fourth and 14th amendments to the Constitution, provisions related to unwarranted searc...More..

In North Dakota, people vs. oil pipeline protest strengthens
by | Monday, August 15, 2016

In North Dakota, people vs. oil pipeline protest strengthens

Oil had been in the high $40s/b from mid-May to early July and even briefly climbed higher than $50/b in June. "Before the end of the year", said Helms. "In talking to operators, more and more are restricting a...More..

by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Egyptian Athlete Won't Shake Hands With Israeli Competitor

With about a minute and a half left in the bout, Sasson earned an automatic victory with two throws of El Shehaby. Islam El Shehaby was loudly booed by the crowd after a refusing to shake the hand of fifth-ra...More..

by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Clinton Campaign Calls Out Trump, Releases Tax Filings

The information, posted on the campaign website, shows that Ms Clinton paid a federal tax rate of 34.7 per cent and a local rate of 9 per cent in 2015. Trump has claimed that he can not release tax returns beca...More..

Khan asks McCain to withdraw Trump support
by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Khan asks McCain to withdraw Trump support

I will gladly lend you my copy. McCain, a Republican, has been an outspoken critic of Trump and has repeatedly noted that the GOP has changed as the Party of Trump. Several members of the group have quit and...More..

by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Vote for a third party

Clinton's approval rating is only 16 percent. While he touts having brought thousands of new voters to the party, the behavior of his independent supporters throughout the Democratic National Convention sho...More..

Dolphins' Rookies Shine In Preseason Win Over Giants
by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Dolphins' Rookies Shine In Preseason Win Over Giants

Instead, Ryan Nassib got the nod. Against the Dolphins, the lack of experience was apparent. Apple admitted that he was nervous when he first felt his injury since he had never before hurt his knee. In spit...More..

Nvidia's $1.43 billion in revenue beats expectations as Pascal graphics chips launch
by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Nvidia's $1.43 billion in revenue beats expectations as Pascal graphics chips launch

This figure is well ahead of consensus estimates of $1.45 billion. The stock changed +46.98% across its SMA 200 of $39.96 with positive trend and moved upside +12.99% it's SMA 50 of $51.99. It has outperforme...More..

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Vail Resorts acquires Whistler Blackcomb

Both board of directors have approved the deal, along with 25% of Whistler Blackcomb shareholders. Vail said it expected the deal to produce about $130 million of additional EBITDA by 2018, with "the vast m...More..

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Rasmussen: Clinton up by 3 over Trump

While rival Hillary Clinton is once again facing politically problematic news with the new batch of emails from her tenure from the State Department showing cozy behavior between aides and her family foundati...More..

Ruby Tuesday to close 95 restaurants
by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Ruby Tuesday to close 95 restaurants

The Ruby Tuesday system includes 724 restaurants, 646 of which are company-owned. The company said it will try to offer employees at the shuttered locations jobs at nearby restaurants. You'll remember just ...More..

Trump lashes out at parents of slain Muslim American soldier
by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Trump lashes out at parents of slain Muslim American soldier

I've work very, very hard. Khizr Khan and his wife Ghazala appeared at the Democratic National Convention last week to criticize the Republican presidential candidate for proposing a ban on Muslim immigrati...More..

Some Delta systems haven't recovered fully from outage
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Some Delta systems haven't recovered fully from outage

Delta Airline's flight cancellations from a computer glitch extended into a second day Tuesday as the airline attempts to normalize its schedule. While flights resumed in the morning, Delta spokeswoman Hiroko O...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Perrigo Company (NYSE:PRGO) Reports Dividend Payout

The revenue surprise factor in per share dollar terms was $37.198 for the last quarter or 2.576%. Perrigo Company (NYSE:PRGO) has a short-range price target of $117.538, which is the average price of the stoc...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Tough talk between Russia, Ukraine heats up Crimea stalemate

Russian Federation annexed the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine in March 2014 following a hastily called referendum. Poroshenko said he met Ukraine's top brass as well as foreign ministry officials to discu...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Disney's movie hits overshadow lacklustre TV results

The net income attributable to the company rose to US$2.6bil (RM10.38bil), or US$1.59 (RM6.35) per share, in the third quarter, from US$2.48bil (RM9.9bil), or US$1.45 (RM5.79) per share, a year earlier. Its the...More..

Rihanna to Receive 2016 MTV Video Vanguard Award
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Rihanna to Receive 2016 MTV Video Vanguard Award

Rihanna's work work work work work work is being honored at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards . Details about Rihanna's performance plans have yet to be revealed. She's sold more than 61 million albums an...More..

Real Madrid win Super Cup following last-gasp Dani Carvajal goal
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Real Madrid win Super Cup following last-gasp Dani Carvajal goal

Real Madrid DNA is not only winning, but fighting until the last minute or second. Anyway, this fairly pointless prize went to Real for its 3-2 extra time win, courtesy of a 93rd-minute equalizer and a 119t...More..