Economy

British Parliament backs PM's call for June general election over 'Brexit'

His party was nearly wiped out in the 2015 general election after colluding with the Tories for five years in a coalition government. A two-thirds majority of MPs must agree to a move that will shorte...

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Norwegian Air takes fares fight to Asia with new London-Singapore route

Norwegian Air takes fares fight to Asia with new London-Singapore route

Initially flying four times a week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, Norwegian will increase the service to five times for the Northern winter season between late October and late March the fo...

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OPEC, Non-OPEC To Meet On Same Day As Scheduled May Gathering

Oil was trading lower Wednesday morning, down 9 cents to $52.32 at about 9:50 a.m.in NY. Shale production in May was set for its biggest monthly increase in more than two years, according to the...

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That 'Armada' Heading To North Korea? Actually, It Sailed South

That 'Armada' Heading To North Korea? Actually, It Sailed South

Officials there described a glitch-ridden sequence of events, from a premature announcement of the deployment by the military's Pacific Command to an erroneous explanation by Defense Secretary Jim Mat...

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WH: Georgia's Special Election 'A Big Loss' for Democrats

WH: Georgia's Special Election 'A Big Loss' for Democrats

Democrat Jon Ossoff didn't win a special election for a Georgia congressional seat on Tuesday night. Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff will meet in a runoff for a greater Atlanta...

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Dart Group PLC (DTG) Receives "Buy" Rating from Canaccord Genuity

It has underperformed by 9.34% the S&P500. Since October 19, 2016, it had 0 buys, and 17 sales for $25.09 million activity. 351 shares valued at $2,082 were bought by SWETS LARRY G JR on Wednesday, ...

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US adds only 98000 jobs in March; Unemployment reaches 10-year low

In the first three months of this year, job gains have averaged 178,000 per month. The number of people unemployed in the United Kingdom and the unemployment rate were both higher when Labour left o...

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SC restores trial of Advani, Joshi, Bharti in Babri case

Reacting to the Supreme Court's order to restore trial of Advani, Joshi and others on charges of criminal conspiracy, Togadia demanded that the government contest the CBI's plea before a larger benc...

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S&P 500 and Dow Were Weaker, NASDAQ Closed Positive

Stocks score modest gains at the open, but with the Dow again lagging the other major indexes following back-to-back triple digit losses; Dow +0.2%, S&P +0.3%, Nasdaq +0.5%. IBM slumped 4.9 per cen...

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Trump congratulates Patriots, doesn't mention Hernandez

Trump congratulates Patriots, doesn't mention Hernandez

But Brady also declined to attend 2015 . Brady's reason is different, personal family matters . Brady's mother has been battling cancer since before the Super Bowl LI . He said a "family commitme...

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Exxon Mobil plans multi-billion dollar plant near Texas Gulf

Exxon Mobil plans multi-billion dollar plant near Texas Gulf

The project will be a venture involving Exxon and Saudi Arabia Basic Industries Corp. ExxonMobil Chemical Company and SABIC each announced the selection of a site in San Patricio County, Texas for p...

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Barkindo says OPEC, non-OPEC committed to restore market stability

OPEC exempted Nigeria and Libya from cutting production, due to their internal conflicts. OECD inventories began falling in July 2016, four months before the OPEC production cuts were finalized. Th...

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Women need not change names in passport after marriage: PM Modi

Women need not change names in passport after marriage: PM Modi

He said , "Women don't have to submit marriage or divorce certificate for passport ". Modi stated, that the priority of his Government would be to register the homes, being constructed, under the ...

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General Motors stops business in Venezuela

General Motors stops business in Venezuela

The vehicle giant has said it will "take all legal actions" needed to help defend its interests. GM also added that this move could bring irreparable damage to the business. The company went from pr...

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY) Short Interest Down 26.0% in March

The 52-week range of the share price is from $30.54 - $40.74. Argus restated a "buy" rating and issued a $75.00 price target on shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb in a research report on Wednesday, Februa...

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Sarin or similar used in Idlib attack: chemical weapons watchdog

Sarin or similar used in Idlib attack: chemical weapons watchdog

Mr Johnson called on Russian Federation, which acted as a guarantor for that accord on chemical disarmament, to end its "blind support" for Assad and help work towards a political solution to the six-...

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Michael B. Jordan, Michael Shannon to star in 'Fahrenheit 451'

Michael B. Jordan, Michael Shannon to star in 'Fahrenheit 451'

TheWrap has learned HBO has cast Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon in its film adaptation of " Fahrenheit 451 ". "Montag ( Jordan ), a young fireman, forsakes his world, battles his mentor ( Sha...

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Trump Celebrates First Easter Egg Roll As US President

Trump Celebrates First Easter Egg Roll As US President

US First Lady Melania Trump has reminded President Donald Trump to put his hand over his heart during the National Anthem. "She wanted to get back to the tradition, so we're bringing back some tradi...

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Stock on Analyst Radar: Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (FSM)

Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company . Strategic Investment Management LLC bought ...

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Nintendo sold over 906k Switch consoles in the USA last month

The latest Nintendo Switch console is now the current top selling console compared to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Nintendo Switch sold more than 906,000 units across the United States in March a...

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Jakarta's Christian Governor Loses Election, so What's Next for Islamic Blasphemy Case?

Jakarta's Christian Governor Loses Election, so What's Next for Islamic Blasphemy Case?

Jokowi and PDIP will also need the Jakarta governor's support in the lead up to the 2019 presidential and parliamentary elections. More than 80 per cent of Indonesia's population are Muslims. He had...

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Credit Suisse Group AG (CS) Receives Average Recommendation of

Credit Suisse Group AG (CS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages

First Allied Advisory Services Inc. acquired a new position in Credit Suisse Group during the fourth quarter valued at about $214,000. 01/04/2017 - Credit Suisse Group was upgraded to "overweight" b...

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Quebec farmers uncowed by Trump's criticism of supply management

That's a major challenge on its own, but is exacerbated by the current milk supply situation in the Northeast. Mr Trump targeted Canada's dairy sector as "unfair" in a recent speech in Wisconsin. A ...

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Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Slumps -2.23% in Early Trade

Now the P/E of Verizon Communications Inc. stands at 15.32. First-quarter results also compare to the consensus estimates for EPS of $0.96 on revenues of $30.49 billion. If you are viewing this piece ...

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IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct

The country's current account deficit is expected to decrease to 17.1% of GDP in 2022, the International Monetary Fund said. By contrast, the Bank of Canada projected last week that the economy will e...

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Is Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) a good buy?

Is Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) a good buy?

This is an increase from Las Vegas Sands Corp .'s previous quarterly dividend of $0.72. The stock has a market capitalization of $45.07 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.9997 and a beta of 1...

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Buffett cuts stake in scandal-hit Wells Fargo

Buffett cuts stake in scandal-hit Wells Fargo

In Wednesday's statement, Berkshire Hathaway said it has held several months of discussions with Fed officials. At $1 a share, earnings beat the consensus estimate of sell-side analysts of 96 cents ...

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Volkswagen plans all-electric car for China next year

Volkswagen plans all-electric car for China next year

The vehicle is equipped with a dual motor powertrain with 75 kW of power in the front and 150 kW in the back for a total power of 225 kW (302 hp). The concept offers the same amount of interior spac...

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Frenetic fortnight to judge Madrid's season, Zidane's future

They are said to be lining up a lucrative new contract in a bid to convince Griezmann to stay, but even manager Simeone is uncertain on the striker's future. Zidane was appointed in January a year ...

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Trump stops short of labeling China, Germany currency manipulators

Trump stops short of labeling China, Germany currency manipulators

Baku, Fineko/abc.az. The U.S. Treasury Department sent to Congress a document, changing the attitude towards China as a currency manipulator, despite Trump's pre-election promises. This week, in an in...

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