Finance

Hong Kong can decide on Nirav's arrest, says China

Both Modi and Choksi have so far refused to cooperate with the CBI probe. But even as India presses Hong Kong on the arrest, the central government in Beij...


Oil hits $70 per barrel as China offers soothing words on trade

That was the highest finish for the most active contract since December 1, 2014, according to FactSet. Those rosier forecasts from the U.S. government and the...


Davis Cup Tennis 2018: Friday Scores and Results, Updated Quarterfinals Schedule

Rafael Nadal kept Spains Davis Cup hopes alive by beating Alexander Zverez today in the fourth rubber of their quarter-final against Germany. In front of a p...


Sears Holding, Delta Air hit by customer data breach at tech firm

It has underperformed by 34.56% the S&P500. Baskin Financial Services Inc increased its stake in Delta Air Lines Inc. One investment analyst has rated the s...


Sony sells part of stake in Spotify

That was in line with informal trading on Monday, with shares changing hands at about $132, which would value the company at more than $23 billion. The succ...


Looming Trade War with China

Trump launches a second government probe , explicitly targeted at China. The US exported $12 billion worth of soybeans to China in 2017 (HS code 120190), a...


Fox could separate Sky News to satisfy United Kingdom regulator on takeover

Disney said on Tuesday if the British government allows Fox to consolidate all of Sky , it is open to acquiring Sky News even if the larger transaction doesn't...


Trump claims 'caravans' of migrants in Mexico mean United States 'is being stolen'

It's unclear, however, whether there is any appetite in Congress for such changes, especially now that the president has said he is no longer interested in pr...


Here's what Trump could do to Amazon

Trump's Thursday tweet echoes one from August 2017 in which he said, "Amazon is doing great damage to tax paying retailers". Trump's criticism did not dimin...


Spouse Of Orlando Nightclub Shooter Defensed Of All Charges

She was charged with providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization, as well as obstruction of justice in relation to Mateen's 2016 massacre tha...


Apple's Cook Has Pointed Advice for Facebook's Zuckerberg

However, he went on to say: "But from our point of view, we didn't want to create this contest". An onslaught of negative reactions ensued both from many peop...


Facebook cuts ties to data brokers in blow to targeted ads

FACEBOOK yesterday launched a fresh effort to quell the firestorm over the hijacking of personal data, unveiling new privacy tools and settings to give user...


SoftBank Inks Deal To Build World's Largest Solar Project In Saudi Arabia

Each park will have a 25-year power purchase agreement, a long-term contract to supply electric power to customers, which is common in the solar energy industry...


China started trading its own crude oil futures

Crude was also squeezed ed by a rise in the number of USA rigs drilling for oil to a three-year high of 804, implying further rises in production, which has alr...


Healey Says Mass. Will Sue Trump Administration Over Census Change

After months of preparation-and despite plenty of pushback-Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced Monday night that the 2020 Census will inclu...


Qantas keen on Paris, but first profit on Perth

Qantas says it will be offering probiotic shots and kombucha for digestion and grains and green veg for hydration as a way of combatting jet lag for passenger...


Bratz doll maker's chief exec has eye on Toys R Us stores

As of 9 a.m. ET this morning, Larian had raised $105 in additional donations for his bid. "He was a pioneer in big box movement", said Gerald Storch, who was ...


China responds to Trump tariffs

The country's Commerce Ministry said Friday that the proposed trade sanctions would target US-made products ranging from pork to steel pipes . Wei Jianguo,...


Missing US family found dead in Mexico

The family was reported missing early Friday morning when relatives told police they never returned home from vacation. Before news of the deaths was announce...


KB Toys is coming back. Here's where and when you'll find it

Efforts to merge up to 200 top-performing USA stores with its Canadian operations are also underway. While we still believe Mattel's shares are significantly ...


Disney Announces New Marvel Experiences For Theme Parks

The three parks that will be gaining new attractions are Disneyland Resort , Disneyland Paris , and Hong Kong Disneyland . Disneyland Paris, meanwhile, w...


US Government Launches Investigation Into Hyundai And Kia Airbags

The Associated Press reports that while the NHTSA is probing the Kia Forte, the Korean automaker has not issued a recall for the compact vehicle. The Nati...


Broadcom withdraws offer to acquire Qualcomm

Shortly after President Donald Trump blocked chipmaker Broadcom's planned hostile takeover of rival Qualcomm last night, Broadcom said it "strongly disagrees"...


House lawmakers tackle gun violence by passing bill that doesn't address guns

When first approved, the bill got 30 votes in the Senate. The legislation does not address numerous gun control initiatives backed by students, teachers and...


Fargo, all Toys 'R' Us stores to close nationwide

Bankrupt retailers are not legally required to honor gift cards, although Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores have continued to accept them since their September...


'Last Jedi' Digital Download Has a Cool Hidden Bonus Feature!

This is a pretty big deal. The Star Wars actor is sure to be a very popular choice. For 12 of the 14, the answer is: nah, not really. "Thank you so much a...


Google to ban crypto-related adverts from June

Earlier Facebook had banned cryptocurrency ads. During 2017, Google removed over 3.2 billion ads from its site, which is up from 2016 when the amount was 1....


Iowa GOP Shocked by Resignation of Bill Dix

It's unlikely Monday's resignation of a married state senate leader caught on camera kissing a lobbyist will prompt an investigation in the Iowa Senate. Peterse...


January unemployment rate in ME was 3 percent

It also puts the state in line with the national average of 4.1 percent. Both have stayed in place since then. The state unemployment rate held steady in Janu...


Serena Williams to play Venus in Indian Wells third round

As she reminded a journalist at Wimbledon in 2016, when asked if she would go down as one of the greatest female athletes of all time: "I prefer the words "on...


Elizabeth "Pow Wow Chow" Warren Won't Take DNA Test

The Massachusetts senator hit back at the president for his latest "racial slur" by bringing up sexual violence committed against Native American women. It appe...


DGCA gounding 11 planes has 100s of IndiGo,GoAir pax stranded

While GoAir has said it has removed 18 flights from its schedule, there is no communication on exactly which flights have been cancelled. Indian carriers ha...


February Jobs Report Comes in Huge: 313000 Jobs Added

In the meantime, economists are calculating how the Trump administration's decision Friday to impose a 25 percent tariff on steel imports and a 10 percent tarif...


Air India Launches Direct Five-Hour Flights Between Delhi and Tel Aviv

The decision by Saudi Arabia to allow the Indian carrier to fly through its airspace to Tel Aviv reflects what is widely believed to be a warming of behind-the-...


Spanish women hold strike against inequality, macho culture

Feminist groups have also called on women not to spend money, particularly on items such as deodorant whose versions created for women often cost more, and to d...