Market records; Jobs report; Oil prices drop

Nine of the 11 major S&P sectors were higher, with the industrials.SPLRCI index's 0.35 percent rise leading the advancers.The financial.SPSY and energy.SPNY sectors were the only two laggards.Shares of banks such as Bank of America (BAC.N), JPMorgan ... More..

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by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

US employers add modest 138K jobs; rate dips to 4.3 percent

Average hourly earnings for those on non-farm payrolls rose 4 cents to $26.22. The government's monthly jobs report produces a net gain by estimating how many jobs were created and comparing that figure with ...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

European Union leader urges Trump not to ditch Paris climate deal

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker also warned Trump against exiting the Paris climate change deal - a treaty ratified by the United States previous year - in a speech Wednesday, declaring: "...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

China's Credit Rating Down After 30yrs

Though progressing reforms are likely to change the economy and financial system over time, they might not stop rising debt or the consequent growth in contingent liabilities for the government, according the a...More..

Fox tops ratings for Manchester attack coverage
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Fox tops ratings for Manchester attack coverage

It was a week filled with late-breaking news unflattering to President Donald Trump , who much of the network's audience supports. Fox drew 2.4 million and CNN was a non-factor with 1.6 million. MSNBC capt...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Top Republican demands apology for assault on reporter

A race that was expected to be a test of President Donald Trump's political clout ahead of next year's US congressional elections was jolted by the charge against Gianforte , a wealthy technology executive w...More..

Iowa Governor Approved as US Ambassador to China
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Iowa Governor Approved as US Ambassador to China

The two first met when Xi Jinping visited Muscatine, Iowa in 1985. One of Branstad's first challenges will be pushing China to take a harder line against North Korea , which said Monday it successfully tes...More..

Sevens gives Scotland first win over New Zealand
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Sevens gives Scotland first win over New Zealand

Earlier in the afternoon, England sealed their spot in the final following a 24-5 victory over Canada. Richard de Carpentier then went close to adding to England's lead, only for it to be ruled that his...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Union: Up to 40K walking off the job at AT&T this weekend

CWA warns that with wireless employees expected go on strike, several AT&T retail stores could be closed this weekend, claiming the strike could be the largest in retail history. We have made every effort to ...More..

Hackers have reportedly stolen the new Pirates of the Caribbean film
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Hackers have reportedly stolen the new Pirates of the Caribbean film

Online thieves claim to have the unreleased fantasy-action movie in their possession and are threatening to leak the film unless Disney pays them ransom! In 2014 hackers paralysed Sony Pictures and demanded...More..

Trade deal feeds China taste for beef, won't close deficit
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Trade deal feeds China taste for beef, won't close deficit

The give-to-get described by officials included a deal to open the USA market to cooked poultry from China, and Beijing committing to allowing US beef to enter its market before the end of the summer, cappi...More..

Futures rise as risk-on sentiment improves
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Futures rise as risk-on sentiment improves

Investor sentiment has been bolstered by historically low US stock market volatility, last weekend's French presidential election result and solid corporate earnings. Endo International ENDP.O , Office Depot OD...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:HTZ) To Release Earnings

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 108,257 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $2,334,000 after buying an additional 3,181 shares during the last quarter. Hertz' ...More..

Rajnath comes up with 'SAMADHAN' for Maoist menace
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Rajnath comes up with 'SAMADHAN' for Maoist menace

Stating that the "whole country is agitated" post-Sukma attack, Singh said that he was "concerned but not perturbed" by this attack. Official sources said the newly appointed CRPF Director General Rajeev Ra...More..

Royal Enfield plans to invest in Italian superbike Ducati
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Royal Enfield plans to invest in Italian superbike Ducati

According to a report in Reuters , it was earlier said that Volkswagen is considering a possible sale of Ducati , the company seeks a critical fix, as the group is trying to integrate it's operations. The...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Revenue Forecast of The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $38.00 target price on shares of Coca-Cola European Partners plc in a report on Wednesday, March 22nd. Coca-Cola European Partners plc had a net margin o...More..

Patanjali to invest Rs. 5000 cr in setting up new plants
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Patanjali to invest Rs. 5000 cr in setting up new plants

Patanjali's desi (Indian) versus foreign products pitch has seen the company capturing sizeable market share. Talking about its distribution network, the yoga practitioner said, "We will create more entrepren...More..

Day of Prayer Takes Place in Geneva
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Day of Prayer Takes Place in Geneva

Today is the National Day of Prayer and President Trump will host conservative and faith leaders as he signs a new executive order. Since 1952, the first Thursday in May is known as National Day of Prayer ...More..

UFC Announces New Women's Flyweight Division Then Backtracks On it
by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

UFC Announces New Women's Flyweight Division Then Backtracks On it

However, according to UFC President Dana White, that announcement by the UFC was premature. Additionally, he said that the press release confirming the new division tournament and championship for this season w...More..

US trade deficit narrows in March
by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

US trade deficit narrows in March

Even with the cooling of exports and imports during the month, the outlook for global trade looks relatively stable. Exports of other food products led the increase with a gain of 11.9 per cent to a record $1.4...More..

by | Friday, April 28, 2017

American Airlines tops 1Q profit views; unveils pay boost

Investors showed their displeasure by sending American Airlines Group Inc .'s stock down 5.2% to $43.98 on Thursday. Rising costs hit the bottom lines of all the major airlines in the first quarter. The airl...More..

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer to make $186 million on sale to Verizon
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer to make $186 million on sale to Verizon

Along with the $186 million from stock, Mayer will get a $3 million cash severance golden parachute. According to company filings, Mayer holds $77 million in shares outright that she would have access to whet...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Trade adviser turns on Trump over his China currency U-turn

The countries - China, Japan, Germany, South Korea, Taiwan and Switzerland - were the same six named in the last currency report issued by the Obama administration in October. The reversal on branding China a...More..

Internet firms winding up for a fight on 'net neutrality'
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Internet firms winding up for a fight on 'net neutrality'

Pai, named chairman by Republican President Donald Trump in January, said a year ago the FCC should have repealed the ban on ownership of a broadcast station and newspaper in the same market, citing the closing...More..

Pagegroup PLC (PAGE) Upgraded by Credit Suisse Group AG to
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Pagegroup PLC (PAGE) Upgraded by Credit Suisse Group AG to "Neutral"

It has a 34.48 P/E ratio. The Company's assets include Kagem emerald mine, which covers an area of over 41 square kilometers and is located in the central part of the Ndola Rural Emerald Restricted Area in Zamb...More..

AT&T Profit, Revenue Fall Due to Low Wireless Equipment Sales
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

AT&T Profit, Revenue Fall Due to Low Wireless Equipment Sales

It declined to say how many people subscribed to DirecTV Now, though company executives said they weren't giving up on the online TV service and plan to advertise it more heavily later this year. Wall Street wa...More..

LVMH to take over Christian Dior for 6.5 billion euros
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

LVMH to take over Christian Dior for 6.5 billion euros

By making it a wholly-owned subsidiary, LVMH would be able to harness its "high growth potential" of Christian Dior Couture, the statement said. For the last 12 months which ended March 31, Christian Dior ...More..

PPG makes final offer for AkzoNobel takeover
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

PPG makes final offer for AkzoNobel takeover

AkzoNobel has twice rejected PGG's advances and last week announced that it would hive off its special chemicals unit and using the proceeds from the sale to boost its dividend. PPG said its bid represented an...More..

by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Turkey hits Kurdish areas in Iraq's Sinjar, northeast Syria

The air bombardment was carried out around 02.00 a.m. (2300 GMT) local time, it added. The YPG said the strikes hit a media center. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Turkey carried out "dozens ...More..

Chappell finally wins on PGA Tour in 180th career start
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Chappell finally wins on PGA Tour in 180th career start

He hit his third shot into a water hazard and bogeyed the par-five hole to finish at nine under for the tournament. Funk and Sluman birdied five of their first six holes on the par-3 course while playing modifi...More..

Canada puts housing speculators on notice as Toronto prices soar
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Canada puts housing speculators on notice as Toronto prices soar

It will take time and further work to tackle the affordability challenge in Ontario, but with its new measures, the government has taken an important step toward protecting buyers, renters and owners alike. Bef...More..

by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Verizon's profit sinks as it loses wireless subscribers

Total operating revenue fell to $29.81 billion from $32.17 billion a year earlier. Even though Verizon usually loses some cellular customers every quarter, it has historically lured enough back to be able t...More..

United: Airline won't use police to remove passengers
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

United: Airline won't use police to remove passengers

About 40,000 passengers were involuntarily bumped from flights at the biggest carriers previous year, meaning they were reassigned after the familiar back-and-forth of gate agents calling out voucher amounts an...More..

Kapanen scores double OT winner as Leafs beat Capitals 4-3
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Kapanen scores double OT winner as Leafs beat Capitals 4-3

But instead of hopping over the boards to celebrate a dramatic win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday, the Capitals sat right back down after a pad save by goalie Frederik Andersen. The Maple Leafs were...More..

Apparently Apple wants to join forces with Foxconn on Toshiba bid
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Apparently Apple wants to join forces with Foxconn on Toshiba bid

SK hynix reportedly proposed around 10 trillion won ($8.7 billion) for the Toshiba bid in partnership with Japanese financial investors. Apple has yet to comment but Toshiba has previously shown interest in b...More..