Economy

BT Group plc (BT) Upgraded to Hold by Zacks Investment Research

Willdan Group had 7 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Kepler Cheuvreux maintained the shares of SSPG in report on Tuesday, May 9 with "Hold" rating. BT Group plc now ...

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No drug testing for welfare recipients

No drug testing for welfare recipients

Australia's unemployment rate now stands at 5.9%, with 753,000 people out of work. "I think that is a very pragmatic approach". Mr Morrison said the "modest" two-year drug-testing trial of 5000 ne...

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Oil rises after US inventories fall

The announcement will likely boost to oil prices, which yesterday jumped on reports from the American Petroleum Institute and the Energy Information Administration , which both estimated US crude oi...

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Trump's plan to cut corporate tax would be profit tailwind

For his part, Berkshire Chairman Warren Buffett on Saturday fumed that healthcare costs are eating away at the USA economy like "tapeworm" and said the Republican approach to overhaul Obamacare is a t...

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North Korea's death plot accusations mimic its own misdeeds

North Korea's death plot accusations mimic its own misdeeds

North Korea's Ministry of State Security said Friday that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and South Korea's National Intelligence Service had "ideologically corrupted" and bribed a North Korean t...

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Sinclair Broadcast to buy Tribune Media for $3.9 billion

Sinclair Broadcast to buy Tribune Media for $3.9 billion

The deal, originally reported by REUTERS , values TRIBUNE at $43.50 per share, about a 26% premium over the price of TRIBUNE stock the day before SINCLAIR's interest in the company was reported o...

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SoftBank gets Nexus' nod for selling Snapdeal to Flipkart

SoftBank gets Nexus' nod for selling Snapdeal to Flipkart

The statement comes on the same day as the Tokyo-headquartered company reported a 13 per cent jump in full-year net income, to ¥1.43 trillion for the 12 months ended March 31 that topped analysts' est...

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Snapchat's growth stalls in Facebook's shadow in 1Q report

The trend is nothing new in the tech industry, the 26-year-old Stanford dropout explained. Snapchat's parent company Snap Inc has reported a net loss of more than 2.2 billion dollars (£1.7 billi...

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North Korea Accuses CIA of Trying to Assassinate Kim Jong Un

The war of words between the West and the reclusive regime has spiked in recent weeks, and Pyongyang has threatened to carry out a sixth nuclear test that would further inflame tensions. North Korea h...

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New USDA Secretary visits KC, talks NAFTA

New USDA Secretary visits KC, talks NAFTA

After the talks, Trump was convinced "they're serious about it and I will negotiate rather than terminate", the president said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal on Thursday. "A disrupti...

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Travellers accused or near riot at Florida airport over cancelled flights

Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport this evening. Their 6:45 p.m. Spirit flight back to O'Hare International Airport was canceled. She said conditions were "awful" and "horrible". court has gra...

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Comac C919 takes off for maiden flight in China

Spectators take photos as they watch China's homegrown C919 passenger jet coming in for a landing on its maiden flight at Shanghai's Pudong airport. The jet soon became invisible against the dark skie...

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Police arrest serial killings suspect after months of unease

This photo and sketch combo shows an undated photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office of Aaron Saucedo, left, and a July 2016 composite sketch provided by the Phoenix Police Department s...

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Comparable sales worse than anticipated at Kohl's

Comparable sales worse than anticipated at Kohl's

FTB Advisors Inc. owned approximately 0.08% of Kohl's Co. worth $5,758,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The company reported $1.44 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the ...

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Federal Reserve: US economic slowdown temporary

Most policymakers have already made plain that in contrast to previous years, the Fed feels more confident in its forecast of two more rate increases this year. Officials probably also discussed how a...

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Convinces President Trump To Renegotiate NAFTA

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Convinces President Trump To Renegotiate NAFTA

The Financial Times says it received a leaked draft executive order that Trump had originally planned to sign on Saturday before back-tracking and agreeing to renegotiate the trade pact. But the annou...

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Family Kicked Off Delta Flight for Not Giving Up Toddler's Purchased Seat

Family Kicked Off Delta Flight for Not Giving Up Toddler's Purchased Seat

Schear posted an eight minute video to the internet, garnering more than 1.6 million views since it was posted yesterday. " Delta's goal is to always work with customers in an attempt to find solut...

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United vows to do better after passenger dragged from plane

United vows to do better after passenger dragged from plane

Cohen questioned United Airlines CEO Oscar Monuz during a House Transportation Committee hearing meant to be focused on oversight of airline customer service in light of the incident. The incident ign...

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Australian dollar higher, greenback advances v yen

Australian dollar higher, greenback advances v yen

Attention now turns to USA non-farm payrolls for March, due on Friday, after separate data showed private employers added 177,000 jobs in April. The pair traded below 1.0890 breaking below the previou...

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New York Rangers: On the brink of elimination

Game 3 brought the teams to NY and finally brought the Rangers a big 4-1 win over Ottawa. I didn't get to see this one, being in Virginia at an event, but was following along with the score and th...

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Coach To Buy Kate Spade For $2.4 Billion

Coach To Buy Kate Spade For $2.4 Billion

Coach announced Monday that it would be buying rival Kate Spade for $2.4 billion. With [yesterday's] announcement of a USD2.4bn all-cash bid for Kate Spade, the group will soon have three NY based b...

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Sinclair Broadcast Group to Acquire Tribune

Sinclair Broadcast Group to Acquire Tribune

Sinclair Broadcast Group said on Monday that it has agreed to buy Tribune Media for about $3.9 billion. 21st Century Fox and Blackstone Group reportedly explored a joint bid, partly to block Sinclai...

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Snap stocks plummet after releasing first earnings report since IPO

Snap posted revenue of $149.65 million, up close to 300 percent over this time a year ago, and annual growth in the number of daily active users of 22 percent to 166 million users. One problem has ...

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Sacked AAP leader Kapil Mishra begins hunger strike

Bhardwaj later told the media that he attacked Mishra because "he has betrayed the party". MLA Kapil Mishra, who remains sitting on a " satyagraha , ' was attacked by a man on Wednesday". But I woul...

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England, France get tough World Cup draw

The tournament will mark the ninth edition of the Rugby World Cup and will feature 20 nations in matches played from September 20-November 2. We've drawn a pool that's got some strength in it, that'...

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United CEO faces Congress after dragging of passenger

Southwest has announced that they are ending the practice of overbooking flights entirely. Lawmakers grilled airline executives on turbulent customer service. Rep. Cohen referenced United's recent se...

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House committee approves bill to overhaul Dodd-Frank

House committee approves bill to overhaul Dodd-Frank

They argued Hensarling's bill would gut consumer protections and allow banks to make risky investments that required taxpayers to come to the rescue of the nation's largest financial institutions ...

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US again warns against travel to NKorea after new detentions

US again warns against travel to NKorea after new detentions

Song was detained on suspicion of "hostile acts" against the state, the North's KCNA news agency said. On Sunday, Kim Hak Song became the fourth American citizen now jailed by the repressive r...

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Family Wants Apology From Delta After Being Kicked Off Flight

Because their flight was over-sold, Brian and Brittany Schear say flight attendants told them their 2-year-old would have to vacate a seat they'd paid for, and he would have to sit on their laps...

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India is a huge market for anyone to ignore: Warren Buffet

At the Berkshire annual shareholders' meeting on Saturday, Mr. Buffett admitted he was wrong to think International Business Machines Corp "would do better" six years ago, when he started amassing an ...

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