Money

by | August 22, 2017 | 01:18

In mid-July, Berkshire Hathaway had made a bid for Energy Future Holdings for $9 billion in cash, but on Wednesday the Wall Street Journal reported that hedge fund Elliott Management had acquired a particular class of debt that would allow it to block Berkshire's purchase of the company.

by | August 22, 2017 | 01:01

Taylor Swift has set fans a'retweeting after posting a mysterious video to her otherwise empty Twitter profile. Swift's critics have been calling her a snake for years, so this could be a response to that. What's Taylor Swift up to? "In 30 minutes, as a show of power, Taylor Swift will blot out the sun". That is literally Taylor Swift right now.

by | August 20, 2017 | 07:29

The dollar fell 0.29% to trade at 93.47 while the USA 10-Year traded lower at 2.236. While not "terribly unexpected", the minutes cast further doubts on whether Fed officials will raise interest rates again this year "because of their concern about the path that inflation was taking", said Donald Ellenberger, head of multisector strategies at Federated Investors.

by | August 19, 2017 | 14:37

Fiduciary Management Inc increased Greenlight Capital (GLRE) stake by 3.44% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Koster Barbara had sold 33,743 shares worth $3.81M. Peel Hunt reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a GBX 300 ($3.89) target price on shares of Greencore Group plc in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th.

by | August 19, 2017 | 14:34

Most of the JD-U leaders, including 70 party MLAs, two Lok Sabha MPs and seven Rajya Sabha MPs also participated. Notwithstanding the rain and floods, political atmosphere has hot up in Bihar with JD (U)'s rival factions headed by Nitish Kumar and Sharad Yadav gearing up to hold parallel meetings in the state capital on Saturday.

by | August 19, 2017 | 14:31

The news of Vishal Sikka's resignation from the post of Managing Director and CEO of Infosys tumbled the company's share prices by 9.5 per cent. Meanwhile, Infosys shares touched their 52-week low at Rs 884.40 before closing 0.85 per cent lower at Rs 923.10. Value of the listed companies came crashing down from Rs 1,34,000 crore to Rs 1,04,000 crore, according to reports .

by | August 17, 2017 | 14:38

Shoppers can pick from a selection of "need-it-now" items like food, personal care items, technology essentials, and Amazon devices. How does it work? The giant has heavily invested in Amazon lockers and committed to a wider rollout of Amazon Fresh Pickup locations, which can process grocery orders in as little as 15 minutes.

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:58

South West Trains, which will cease to operate the network from next week, warned of "extensive disruption" to services on Tuesday, with disruption and delays expected until 2am on Thursday according to SWT's own journey tracker. "In addition, South West Trains are investigating a problem near Waterloo station, which is expected to cause some further delay". Holborn underground station was also evacuated due to smoke filling the platform, with Transport for London (TfL) confirming the ...

by | August 14, 2017 | 01:43

The Nasdaq composite lost 99 points, or 1.6 percent, to 6,252. UNDERCOOKED: Blue Apron slumped 17.1 percent after the meal kit seller reported a sequential decline in customers in the second quarter due to a planned reduction in marketing.

by | August 13, 2017 | 01:10

Investors, meanwhile, are fleeing to more stable investment markets. The big economic news of the day will come after Asian markets have moved on to the weekend, however, with the release of US consumer price index inflation data for July.

by | August 12, 2017 | 00:38

At 9:02AM ET (13:02GMT), the U.S. dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six major rivals, was down 0.29% at 93.03, pulling back off its intraday low of 92.92. He said a weakening United States dollar convinced some economists that inflation would finally kick in by July. The Fed's favoured measure of inflation lags even further behind, with the PCE measure now registering an annual rate of 1.4% in June.

by | August 11, 2017 | 00:41

Others say it is hard to openly discuss diversity issues at the company because of a liberal bias among managers and colleagues at Google , a unit of Alphabet Inc . One woman reported that she makes two-thirds less than her male counterparts. Apparently, one person's memo made people uncomfortable enough to miss work the next day, even when that person was sacked that day.

by | August 10, 2017 | 00:40

North Korea said it was considering plans to fire missiles at Guam, a USA -held Pacific island, after President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned the nuclear-armed nation that it would face " fire and fury " if it threatened the United States.

by | August 06, 2017 | 01:36

With political uncertainty, soft economic fundamentals and ongoing Brexit concerns weighing heavily on the British economy, "investors may start to question whether the BoE moves forward with raising rates in 2018", said FXTM research analyst Lukman Otunuga.

by | August 05, 2017 | 00:41

The two Japanese automakers hope to have the plant operational by 2021. The biggest news is the announcement of a new joint manufacturing plant in the USA, with the aim to start production there in 2021. Mazda said it would make crossover models at the plant for sale in North America. The location of the USA plant has not been made public yet. Toyota and Mazda said Friday that they would combine forces on key next-generation technology.

by | August 05, 2017 | 00:42

Those included conspiracy to commit securities fraud , and two counts of securities fraud. He was widely criticized, and seemed to relish the attention; he continued his flamboyant trolling by livestreaming his activities, fighting on Twitter, harassing women , and aligning himself with the extreme Right .

by | August 03, 2017 | 01:09

In total, Apple reported $45.4 billion in revenue and $8.7 billion in profit for this quarter. The earnings report comes ahead of what will be a pivotal quarter for Apple as the company reportedly gears up to launch a new iPhone .

by | August 03, 2017 | 01:09

The two jets that may become the next iconic Air Force One fleet have been sitting in the desert since earlier this year, after a deal between the jet's manufacturer Boeing and a Russian airline fell through. Trump publicly called for the contract to be canceled concerning the construction of new planes. Boeing lists the average sticker price of a 747-8 as $386.8 million ; the actual amount paid by airlines and other customers varies with quantities, configurations, and so forth.

by | August 03, 2017 | 01:11

A crew member shut the door and the plane safely taxied to the gate, the airline said. The teen was a passenger on Copa Airlines Flight 208 flying in from Panama City. However, passenger Isaac Rodrigues told the Los Angeles Times that a flight attendant had to block the opening with her body as there was no door to close after the teen had jumped.

by | August 02, 2017 | 00:50

In its statement, the central bank said the now strong Aussie dollar could "contribute to subdued price pressures in the economy". The reading marked the first pick-up in growth for three months and offered some cheer for the wider economy.

by | August 01, 2017 | 23:00

Similarly, to share a YouTube video, you need to hit the G button followed by the YouTube tab which will let you search and send YouTube video links. This new tool will save users a trip to Maps by letting them open it in Gboard . Tapping the emoji button will access a new pen, which allows the user to draw and then send the creation as a message. You can share searched videos with your friends without leaving the Gboard app on your iOS smartphone.

by | August 01, 2017 | 23:00

The path runs between 1,600 m and 2,200 m above sea level and high above the deepest cut valley in Switzerland. The Europabrücke in Switzerland, now the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge. The Zermatt tourism website says: "The thrill of traversing the precipice is indescribable ". Since then hikers have had to descend 500 metres into the valley before climbing back up even higher.

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:56

During the same period previous year, the firm posted $1.37 EPS. Excluding currency effects, total revenues increased 4%. On average, analysts forecast that Discovery Communications , Inc. The stock was sold at an average price of $69.65, for a total value of $2,089,500.00. EPS growth in next year is estimated to reach 13.30% while EPS growth estimate for this year is set at 15.30%.

by | July 31, 2017 | 14:43

Haley said Maduro's election for a new constitutional super-body is "a step toward dictatorship", and claimed both democracy and the Venezuelan people will prevail. "This demonstrates that the government has not been on top of the circumstances", said Cardinal Jorge Urosa of Caracas in an interview with Venezuelan journalist Carlos Croes.

by | July 31, 2017 | 14:42

The Ministers expressed gratitude and appreciation to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of the Kingdom of Bahrain for receiving them, adding that they had looked forward to see His Majesty's wise vision to achieve common Arab interests and the continued close solidarity between the four countries in all challenges facing them.