Economy

Too Many Questions on Too Big to Fail

Mnuchin is also at work on a tax reform created to end the incentives for tax inversions in the first place, but declined to say when that plan would be ready. And tax-related challenges presented by ...

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United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) showed monthly volitility of 2.86%

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) showed monthly volitility of 2.86%

Jefferies Group LLC increased their price objective on shares of United Rentals from $115.00 to $130.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, January 20th. WARNING: This ...

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Hernandez lawyer wants murder conviction erased

According to The Daily Mail , investigators found three handwritten notes in Aaron Hernandez's cell next to a Bible that was open to John 3:16. Because he was appealing his sentence of life without ...

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Here's One Thing United Will Do Differently After The Fiasco

Here's One Thing United Will Do Differently After The Fiasco

In a bid to assuage its customers, United Airlines has now said that it would refund the passengers who were booked on Flight 3411 the full cost of their tickets. American Airlines passenger planes ...

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United Airlines CEO: No firings over passenger dragging

United Airlines CEO: No firings over passenger dragging

Because the incident aboard United Express Flight 3411 was a systemic problem, the company won't fire anyone in management - including Munoz - or its rank-and-file workers. Munoz declined to address t...

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Champs-Élysées terror attack: Suspect turned himself in, ISIS claimed responsibility

The attack unfolded on the famed Champs-Elysees around 9 p.m. local time (3 p.m. ET) when a auto stopped in front of a police van, according to French Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre Henry Brandet....

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Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France

Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France

It was unclear whether the attack would tip the balance of the vote in favour of Le Pen, who has vowed to take a tough line on "Islamic terrorism". "If either Le Pen or Melenchon were to become the ...

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Haitong Bank Reiterates Sell Rating for Kingfisher plc (KGF)

It focuses on systems that utilize Microsoft Windows Embedded operating systems as well as devices running other operating systems, such as Android, Linux, and QNX Software Systems (QNX), and that are...

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21st Century Fox Finally Investigating Bill O'Reilly's Predatory Practices

Walsh told The New York Times that O'Reilly had promised to get her a job at Fox News, but he had changed his mind after she rejected his advances. In fact, there were so few advertisers on last Th...

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United CEO says David Dao debacle was 'a watershed moment'

After the incident triggered global outrage, United Chief Executive Oscar Munoz apologized to Dao, his family and its customers, saying the carrier would no longer use law enforcement officers to re...

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UC Berkeley reverses decision, allows Ann Coulter to deliver speech

University spokesman Dan Mogulof said that according to campus police, some of the groups involved in the violence over the weekend "planned to target the appearance of Ann Coulter on campus",...

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Prosecutor says Paris gunman identified, assessing if he had accomplices

Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said it could not be ruled out that there were others involved in the attack. The gunman struck close to a Marks and Spencer store on the Champs-Ely...

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Ontario to tax foreign buyers, expand rent control

Vancouver, Canada's most expensive real-estate market, has cooled since past year after a 15 percent property-transfer tax was imposed on foreign nationals and overseas corporations buying residential...

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United Kingdom parliament votes in favour of early election

There were also a number of abstentions. Polls give May's governing Conservative party a lead of around 20 percentage points, enough to command a majority that could be over 100 seats, but May sa...

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In France's election, can the centre hold?

Now four candidates: Marine Le Pen, Emmanuel Macron, Francois Fillon and Jean-Luc Melenchon are close to evenly splitting the vote amongst themselves which means that regardless of who wins, it won'...

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Fox News Has Fired Bill O'Reilly Due To Sexual Assault Allegations

O'Reilly was sacked from the network on Wednesday as he deals with the fallout from multiple sexual harassment allegations. The move comes after a wave of advertiser defections after reports Fox...

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Facebook Spaces makes virtual reality a social experience

Facebook Spaces makes virtual reality a social experience

Eventually people would use augmented reality on eyewear, Mr Zuckerberg said , although he stopped short of suggesting the company was planning to make games itself. Facebook share rose as much ...

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Oil demand to slow for the 2nd year in a row: IEA

Oil demand to slow for the 2nd year in a row: IEA

The report also showed stockpiles at the USA crude hub at Cushing, Oklahoma, rose 276,000 barrels in the week ended April 7th. "U.S. oil production rose to the highest level in over a year, leaving ...

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Amit Shah to connect with grassroot workers in Odisha

The Prime Minister also asked the party workers not to deviate from their path and work with "positive approach". He said when the party has chief ministers in all states, that would mark its gold...

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Canadian engineering giant to buy Atkins for £2.1bn

Canadian engineering giant to buy Atkins for £2.1bn

The deal has been approved by the boards of directors of both companies. Current Atkins Chief Financial Officer Heath Drewett is set to lead the firm within the combined entity and join the SNC-Lava...

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Sunday off for petrol pumps could invoke ECA: Government

Sunday off for petrol pumps could invoke ECA: Government

In a presentation to a panel of lawmakers, Pradhan emphasised on the efforts made by the ministry and the OMCs to promote digital payments at fuel stations. They have conducted more than 35,000 consum...

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H1B a trade and services issue, will keep a close watch

H1B a trade and services issue, will keep a close watch

Nearly 86 percent of the H-1B visas allotted to the computer domain go to the Indian workforce, this number will now plummet to about 60 percent or less than that. It is a trade and services issue... ...

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Australia to abolish temporary work 457 Visa programme to check immigration

Mr Shorten's move to ramp up his attack on the Turnbull government's visa changes came as the Prime Minister, on Wednesday morning, indicated broader changes were in the works to Australia's citizensh...

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Cloud-based AI could become part of the human brain

Cloud-based AI could become part of the human brain

Musk hinted that he was working on neural lacing past year, though details were scant, but he has never been shy about his opinion that we should be connecting our brains to computers. Details of the ...

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Ofcom unveils plan to bring better broadband to consumers

Ofcom unveils plan to bring better broadband to consumers

Ofcom has announced its grand plan for encouraging the deployment of full-fibre broadband (i.e. FTTP or "ultrafast") networks to the United Kingdom, and at the same time "reducing the country's relian...

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Crude oil eases for second day on rising USA inventories

OPEC and other producers, including Russian Federation, have pledged to cut output by around 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) during the first half of 2017 to rein in oversupply. OPEC did not publish...

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GE profitable again in Q1; oil business still weak

GE profitable again in Q1; oil business still weak

The shares were little changed at $30.12 at 9:49 a.m.in NY. Shares were down 2.3 percent at $29.57 in afternoon trading, making it the second-biggest decliner on the Dow Jones Industrial Average . ...

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IBM sends S&P 500, Dow lower; Nasdaq advances

Philip Morris (PM.N) fell 3.5 percent to $109.98 as the biggest drag to the benchmark S&P index after the tobacco maker's first-quarter profit forecast fell below estimates.Advancing issues outnumbere...

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Marine Le Pen says France must reinstate border checks to fight terrorism

Marine Le Pen says France must reinstate border checks to fight terrorism

The Republican candidate, Francois Fillon, whose campaign has suffered because of his recent indictment on corruption charges, and the communist candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon are each drawing 18-20 per...

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Trump to sign two financial executive orders on Friday

Trump to sign two financial executive orders on Friday

President Trump said Friday his administration will release a tax reform package next week. In addition to this executive order, Trump is also going to write up two memoranda that review parts of th...

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