Economy

Bigger Revenues, Losses at Alphabet's 'Other Bets' in Q1

But on a conference call with analysts Thursday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai touted the company's continued sales progress in both areas. "For a company of Google's size to post the growth that it has ...

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Tillerson calls for balancing USA security interests, values

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivered an "emphatic" message to foreign ministers from Southeast Asian nations that militarization and construction in the South China Sea must stop while terr...

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Asean Leaders Join Cambodia in Softening Tone Toward China

Earlier, the host country's President, Rodrigo Duterte had also expressed his concern saying that ASEAN was anxious over the North Korean issue. This even as four ASEAN members- Vietnam, Malaysia, B...

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Chaos at Florida Airport After Spirit Flights Canceled

Chaos at Florida Airport After Spirit Flights Canceled

The 11 cancellations and 26 delays on Monday are said to be over ongoing negotiations between Spirit Airlines and the Airline Pilots Association, according to The New York Daily News . Lauderdale-Hol...

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Top Malaysian Islamic State operative dead in Syria

Top Malaysian Islamic State operative dead in Syria

News of Wanndy's death first surfaced following a Facebook post by his wife, Nor Mahmudah Ahmad, on April 29. Police responded to the statement, adding that the information had been checked. "I will r...

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Consumer spending data shows strong Easter boost

Consumer spending data shows strong Easter boost

Helen Dickinson, BRC chief executive, said: "The positive distortion from the timing of Easter was largely responsible for the month's growth and looking to the longer-term signs of a slowdown, the ou...

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Australia treasurer promises fair budget that reins in debt

A massive $321 million boost to the Australian Federal Police budget will mean 300 extra covert intelligence operators and forensic specialists to help protect Australians from the threat of terrori...

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CBS4's parent company Tribune Media acquired by Sinclair in $3.9 billion deal

CBS4's parent company Tribune Media acquired by Sinclair in $3.9 billion deal

If the deal is consummated, it would combine two of the country's largest owners of local TV stations: Sinclair could add 42 stations in 33 markets to its media empire, as well as the cable network W...

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Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) Closed at $60.4

Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in OXY . Fox Run Management L.L.C. increased its stake in Occidental Petroleum by 55.1% in the first quarter. Sharehold...

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Wall Street Consensus Watch on Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO)

Wall Street Consensus Watch on Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO)

After a recent check, company stock has been trading near the $9.84 mark. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, July 29 by Deutsche Bank. Northland Capital has "Buy" rating and GBX 6.60 target. T...

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Ted Cruz flees hearing after Sally Yates schools him on Muslim ban

Ted Cruz flees hearing after Sally Yates schools him on Muslim ban

Ted Cruz (R-TX) tried to move the hearing topic over to Hillary Clinton's email server and emails sent by her top State Department aide Huma Abedin. Yates, originally appointed by former President ...

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Analyst Research Roundup: Xerox Corporation (XRX), Oracle Corporation (ORCL)

Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. This article is informational purposes only and should not be considered a recommendation to buy or sell the stock. If you are v...

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Ruthless Real thrash Granada after Barca down Villarreal

Ruthless Real thrash Granada after Barca down Villarreal

Barcelona's Brazilian striker, Neymar Santos, opened the scoring in favor of his team 21 minutes into the game. And, after seeing his forward line run riot, coach Luis Enrique spoke of his uniqu...

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UBS's Weber: Europe not

UBS's Weber: Europe not "out of the woods" after French election

She's stressing her "strong and stable" personal leadership as the country faces the complex task of negotiating withdrawal from the EU. Some EU countries "appear to think that for the EU to survive, ...

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Sinclair Broadcast to buy Tribune Media for about $3.9 bln

CHICAGO-News started buzzing over the weekend that Sinclair was nearing a deal to acquire Tribune Media, and now that news has been confirmed. Tribune Media was created in 2014 when the broadcast gr...

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China-made jet takes off in maiden flight

Boeing predicted last year that China will become the world's top aviation market within 20 years, projecting a demand for more than 6,000 new aircraft in the next two decades with a total value of 1...

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ICI, credit unions support committee passage of Financial Choice Act

ICI, credit unions support committee passage of Financial Choice Act

With support only from the panel's Republicans, the bill approved by the House Financial Services Committee would eliminate significant parts of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law and place new res...

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Ashmore Group plc (ASHM) Receives Hold Rating from Shore Capital

The company has market cap of $10.38 million. The Company focuses on various activities, which include land acquisition, planning, legal, design, surveying, engineering, purchasing, construction, sale...

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USA airlines face customer service warning

United Airlines Inc UAL .N executives faced harsh criticism from USA lawmakers that demanded answers on Tuesday following the forcible removal of a passenger from an overbooked flight in April, with ...

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Judges divided on Trump's travel ban

He said the administration chose the countries subject to the ban because the present a terrorism risk to the United States. A ruling is expected in the coming weeks. "(Trump) made it clear he was n...

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Qantas Boss Takes Cream Pie In His Stride

Qantas Boss Takes Cream Pie In His Stride

He was at the breakfast - sponsored by The West Australian , a major shareholder in AirlineRatngs - to talk about the opportunities arising out of the airline's new Perth-London non-stop service. "No...

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Macron wins French presidency, to European allies' relief

Macron wins French presidency, to European allies' relief

Emmanuel Macron's ascent to French president caps a stunning rise for the political newcomer and his fledgling party but he now faces another battle to form a parliamentary majority, with his rivals...

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Trump to visit Saudi Arabia, meet Gulf, Muslim leaders

Riyadh and Washington had a testier relationship under former Democratic President Barack Obama's administration, which Saudi Arabia felt placed less importance on the Saudi-US relationship than on ...

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NHL Predictions: Can the Capitals upset the Penguins in Game 6? 5/8/17

Oshie, who opened the scoring with a first-period power-play goal . Washington Capitals center Lars Eller (20), from Denmark, celebrates as teammate Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russian Federation, ...

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RSA Insurance Group plc 10.2% Potential Upside Indicated by Goldman Sachs

The firm has "Sell" rating given on Monday, October 26 by Liberum Capital. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, November 18 by Berenberg. 03/04/2017 - Hostelworld Group had its "Buy" rating r...

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Darren Soto glad Puerto Rico will seek Bankruptcy-like measure under PROMESA

Darren Soto glad Puerto Rico will seek Bankruptcy-like measure under PROMESA

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, seeking a lien on Puerto Rican rum taxes collected by the U.S. Treasury Department. Another concern is Puerto Rico's Medicaid program. The May Day strike closed sh...

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SBI reduces Home Loan rate by 25 bps

SBI reduces Home Loan rate by 25 bps

India's largest bank also said the interest rates for customers availing of home loans above Rs 30 lakhs has also been reduced. "This a huge saving for the borrower as the 25 bps reduction translates ...

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Sanders defends Trump's praise of Australian healthcare system

What followed was a lampooning from Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who suggested the President should use Australia's system as a model in developing the Republicans' replacement to Obamacare . "We ...

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Oil slides below $45 as USA shale confounds Opec

The contract lost $2.30, or 4.8 percent, to settle at $45.52 a barrel on Thursday. Oversold conditions may have triggered the intraday reversal as well as assurances from Saudi Arabia that Russian F...

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S&P 500, Nasdaq eke out records as Apple gains

S&P 500, Nasdaq eke out records as Apple gains

The S&P 500 index showed 38 52-week highs and two lows, while the Nasdaq recorded 85 highs and 29 lows. The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC was down 8.40 points, or 0.14 percent, at 6,092.36, after touch...

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