Stories about Business

Mar 07 2017

Standard Life-Aberdeen: A Marriage for Troubled Times

Initial reports suggested that Standard Life was preparing a £3.8 bn (€4.39 bn) takeover of rival Aberdeen, but the two companies said on Monday that they were now lo...

Mar 06 2017

Newsmax CEO: Trump vows he'll be 'proven right' on wiretaps

HollywoodLifers , what do you think of Trump's decision to investigate Obama's alleged wiretapping without any evidence the former president was eavesdropping on him? He ...

Mar 06 2017

Deutsche Bank prepares 8 billion-euro capital increase

That is a reversal of costly plans announced in 2015 to separate the business in preparation for a spinoff. "We have always said that our strong preference was not to...

Mar 04 2017

Odds of a Fed rate hike in March surge

The question is whether the official who matters most - Chair Janet Yellen - will add her own voice to that impression. The reality is that the current environment-whet...

Mar 04 2017

PSA Reaches Deal to Purchase Opel, Report Says

The deal "will be sealed on Monday morning in France and in Germany", the source said, adding that both sides "were very enthusiastic and satisfied". The first models j...

Mar 04 2017

(NYSE:ANF) Shares Surged 13.94%, What To Do Now?

The stock has a high price target of $19 according to consensus of 20 analysts. On 2/22/2016 Abercrombie & Fitch Company announced a Quarterly dividend of $0.20 wit...

Mar 03 2017

Dow breaks 12-day record streak ahead of Trump speech

All the major indexes moved into record territory, with the DJIA up 303.31 points to 21,115.55 at the close of trading. Ahead of his address , due at 9:00 p.m. "This h...

Mar 03 2017

Trump Rebuts Criticism of Yemen Raid in Address to Congress

Trump was asked about Owens' father, who has said he does not want to talk to Trump and is demanding an investigation in to the raid. Carryn Owens , seated next to...

Mar 03 2017

Nintendo Switch: Friend Codes Still Required to Add Some Players

Some of the others had hint of bitterness, he says, but tasting the Switch cartridge is "the worst thing you can do to your tongue". After review copies of the Switc...

Mar 03 2017

Oil Slips as US Stockpiles Set Record Despite OPEC Cuts

OPEC's second-biggest producer pledged - after much opposition - to reduce its daily output by 210,000 barrels but it has not yet reached the mark. According to data ...

Mar 01 2017

PNP on return of drug war: Drug suspects will be surprised

Duterte has been scathing in his criticism of police corruption after it was discovered that rogue drugs squad officers had kidnapped and killed a South Korean businessma...

Feb 26 2017

North Dakota Officials Plead With Last Protesters To Leave

Culturally significant structures like the tepees in the camp won't be destroyed. North Dakota officials say a 17-year-old girl suffered severe burns in one of the fire...

Feb 26 2017

Betsy DeVos 'Originally Opposed' Change to School Bathroom Policy on Transgenders

The Trump administration announced Wednesday evening their directive that orders USA public schools to disregard the Obama administration's guidelines, which said that ...

Feb 25 2017

How Does Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) Stack Up Right Now?

The firm had revenue of $11.41 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $12.09 billion. Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (NYSE:RBS), Baidu Inc (A...

Feb 25 2017

Burger King to buy Popeyes for a whopping $1.8 billion

You thought there was a Popeyes in every town - maybe even in every neighborhood - what with how awesome the quality of their fast food is and how delicious the commercia...

Feb 24 2017

Barclays gets surprise core capital boost as profit climbs

Analysts gave the results a mixed reception. Barclays reported a surprise increase in its core capital ratio on Thursday, as the bank took advantage of its rising profi...

Feb 24 2017

FlyBe airplane landing gear collapses at Amsterdam airport

British regional airline flybe confirmed that one of its aircraft was involved in an accident today at Amsterdam Schiphol airport. Wind gusts were expected to hit 130 km/...

Feb 24 2017

Global stocks top 2016 gains, dollar up before Fed minutes

The minutes showed that a couple of Fed officials suggested the central bank might need to alter the wording of its policy statement because now the Fed's assurances th...

Feb 24 2017

Norwegian to fly from Bradley to Edinburgh

There also will be flights to Edinburgh from Connecticut's Bradley International Airport , near Hartford. At TF Green, the Airline will keep two Boeing 737 Max airliners...

Feb 24 2017

Treasury Secretary Promises Economic Growth and Tax Relief

On Wall Street, the Dow booked an all-time intraday high for a 10th straight day, while S&P 500 touched a record high before retreating. Share markets have jumped since...