Stories about Business

Mar 25 2017

Advertisers Continue To Drop Google Ads Even After Google Makes Changes

He said Google had "heard from our advertisers loud and clear that we can provide simpler, more robust ways to stop their ads from showing against controversial content...

Mar 25 2017

What happened when Coutinho & Firmino played for Brazil v Uruguay last night…

It all started great for the hosts as Cavani intercepted Marcelo's return pass to Allison and Brazilian goalkeeper tripped him so Patricio Loustau had no other choice but...

Mar 23 2017

London Mayor: 'My Heart Goes Out to Those Who Lost Loved Ones'

Trump Jr commented: "You have to be kidding me?!" Previously, Khan had stated that terrorist attacks are "part and parcel of living in a big city", implying that it was j...

Mar 22 2017

London living cost falls to lowest level in decades in worldwide ranking

The Swiss cities are the most expensive places in the world for recreation and entertainment, it said, "perhaps reflecting a greater premium on discretionary spending"....

Mar 21 2017

Dozens of Brazilian government officials suspended for exporting rotten meat products

Earlier in the day, Bloomberg News had reported that Brazilian beef products now on the way to China would not get clearance at customs, citing a source who was notified ...

Mar 21 2017

Prices fall on fears of USA drillers counteracting OPEC cuts

Saudi Arabia pledged to cut production to 10.058 million barrels a day under the deal. Traders said that prices came under pressure from rising USA drilling and ongoing...

Mar 21 2017

Canada-wide warrant issued for man wanted in death of stepson

Niagara police are on the hunt for Kuijer, a 43-year-old Ontario man wanted in connection to a stabbing at a bank and linked to the investigation of his stepson's death. ...

Mar 18 2017

NZ dollar little changed in tight range ahead of Fed

Tokyo ended 0.1 percent higher, recovering from early losses as a pick-up in the yen was offset by the Bank of Japan's upbeat assessment of the nation's economy. MSCI's a...

Mar 18 2017

Tesla to raise about $1.15bn in stock, notes

The company, led by Elon Musk, said it sold 1.3 million common shares at $262 apiece to raise $350 million and that it raised another $850 million though the sale of conv...

Mar 18 2017

Asian shares weaker with Fed rate views weighing

Federal Reserve opted to lift the target range for the federal funds rate. In what was quiet day for top-tier economic data releases, upbeat US economic data had a mute...

Mar 18 2017

How Russian agents hacked 500 million Yahoo users

These efforts enabled the hackers to obtain a backup copy of Yahoo's user database and eventually its "account management tool" that controlled passwords and other person...

Mar 16 2017

Carnival cruise ship comes within feet of jet skiers

Primmer rushed to the area and managed to pull them into the sheriff's unit boat just in time. A video taken by a passenger onboard the ship shows just how close the ve...

Mar 16 2017

Pandora Looks to Drown Out Criticism With Premium Launch on Wednesday

Oakland's Pandora Media on Monday launched its long-awaited on-demand premium music service, providing a late but potentially formidable competitor to Spotify and Ap...

Mar 15 2017

Tax returns can once again be filed electronically on CRA website

CRA said suspending the online services was a precaution, not the result of a successful hack or breach, and that maintenance security patches would ensure all informatio...

Mar 15 2017

Futures flat as investors prepare for rate hike

If you have a credit card or savings account, want to buy a home or a vehicle, and invest in stocks or bonds , pay attention. It would be only the third increase sinc...

Mar 15 2017

British MPs approve bill to begin Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May has set out the next steps for triggering Article 50 and beginning Britain's exit from the European Union. Ministers say they want to gua...

Mar 14 2017

Crude Oil Prices At Fresh 3-Month Lows, Fed Meeting In Focus

In the last part of this series, we'll take a look at some crude oil price forecasts. Oil's fall from grace last week started with hedge funds, and it may only get wors...

Mar 12 2017

Ulta Beauty Earnings Seen Jumping 26% As elf Stock Soars On Q4

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Ulta Beauty from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Thursday, February 2nd. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. ...

Mar 12 2017

South Korean court rules to oust President Park over alleged Samsung bribes

It was subsequently reported that this woman, Choi Soon-sil, had access to secret government files and had influenced Park. At another remove, governance in South Korea...

Mar 12 2017

United States mortgage activity rises to highest since December: MBA

The average rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages was 4.36% in the most recent week, MBA reported, while the average 5/1 ARM rate was almost a full percentage point low...