Stories about Business

Feb 07 2017

Netanyahu: Israel will respond to even a 'drip-drip' of rocket fire

Missiles and rockets are occasionally fired at Israel but are often attributed to other Islamist groups inside impoverished Gaza. Israel on Monday struck with artillery...

Feb 07 2017

French far-right candidate Le Pen's plan: "Made in France"

The run-up to the French election sees right-wing eurosceptic Marine Le Pen in a stronger position than many thought possible, and the Euro is in retreat as peripheral an...

Feb 05 2017

Nordstrom drops Ivanka Trump's line of clothing

The giant Nordstrom made a decision to remove the items from the Ivanka Trump Collection because of an extremely low demand, that was very unexpectedly to understand th...

Feb 05 2017

Cyrus Mistry moves against Tata Sons EGM

Earlier, on January 31, NCLAT had denied any relief to the Mistry-owned investment companies, wherein they wanted the tribunal to intervene and restrain Tata Sons Ltd fro...

Feb 04 2017

Hudson's Bay Looking To Take Over Macy's

Discussions of acquiring Macy's real estate are also said to be on the table. It has 485 stores worldwide, while Macy's has more than 800. In August, the company announ...

Feb 04 2017

Pentagon, Lockheed reach agreement on F-35 contract for 90 jets

The Pentagon and its top weapons supplier agreed on the lowest set of prices for the F-35 - the US's most expensive weapons system - since the program began in 2001. The ...

Feb 03 2017

Dakota Access Pipeline Company Wants Information Sealed It Says Could Help Terrorists

Standing Rock Sioux youths helped begin the protest a year ago, questioning whether their sacred sites and water would be adequately protected. "In order for them to is...

Feb 03 2017

Exports, new orders boost factory activity

Despite this, survey respondents signalled that confidence regarding the year-ahead outlook picked up to its strongest since December 2015, largely reflecting new project...

Feb 01 2017

HMV Canada to close 102 stores as it goes under owing $43m

HMV Canada Inc. was placed into receivership in Ontario Superior Court on Friday (Jan 27), with the majority of its senior headquarters staff made redundant. "These fina...

Feb 01 2017

Arsenal 1 Watford 2

Despite Watford's problems, though, they still carry a threat on set-pieces with Troy Deeney and new signing M'Baye Niang, who once had a trial at Arsenal , is a pacey, ...

Feb 01 2017

VW likely reaches milestone as biggest automaker

Volkswagen has overtaken Toyota to become the world's top carmaker despite the German company's diesel emissions scandal. GM was third behind VW past year and held the...

Jan 31 2017

European Bonds Resume Slide on Faster German Regional Inflation

January's rise to a 70-month high of 108.2 from 107.8 highlighted a strong start to the year with analyst's noting that the ESI is pointing towards euro-zone annual growt...

Jan 29 2017

TransCanada asks for new Keystone XL permit

Keystone XL pipeline project requires a presidential permit because it crosses the worldwide border between the US and Canada. TransCanada spokesman Terry Cunha said t...

Jan 28 2017

Toshiba to review overseas nuclear business operations

The drastic step will be only one of many tough choices the Japanese conglomerate must take, as the proceeds are set to cover just part of the charge for cost overruns at...

Jan 27 2017

Ant Financial to acquire MoneyGram in US$880 million deal

The transaction marks the second and biggest acquisition made by Ant Financial in the U.S., following its purchase of biometric security technology company EyeVerify for ...

Jan 27 2017

Kraft Heinz declares day after Super Bowl a holiday for salaried employees

Last year, Heinz was back in the Super Bowl with its "Wiener Stampede" spot. While some may see this as a joke or just a really good marketing campaign, the company app...

Jan 26 2017

Bob Evans Restaurants Sold

The deals, praised by investors who sent shares up almost 15% in after-hours trading, splits the troubled casual-dining restaurant chain from the faster growing and more ...

Jan 26 2017

Pop artist donates over $100K to Planned Parenthood after retweet fest

Shrum said she originally meant to march in Washington, D.C., however, upon speaking to her Planned Parenthood representatives she realized the "importance of local chang...

Jan 26 2017

Rates hikes ruled out by languid inflation

The CPI is expected to have risen 0.7 percent in the 4Q16 for an annual rate of 1.7 percent. According to the ABS, headline CPI rose by 0.5% during the quarter, below t...

Jan 26 2017

Dow Jones industrial average eclipses 20000 for the first time

On Tuesday , Trump signed executive orders to make it possible to complete the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota and restart the process for the construction of the...