Dutch Economic Affairs minister says still opposed to Akzo Nobel takeover

USA firm PPG has increased its bid for Dulux owners AkzoNobel for the second time. The latest proposal, announced Monday, is for 96.75 euros, representing a 50% premium to Akzo's undisturbed share price. "Elliott therefore believes that friendly ... More..

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Chappell leads by one stroke after 3 rounds of Texas Open
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Chappell leads by one stroke after 3 rounds of Texas Open

Shot of the day: Chappell appeared to feel the nerves on No. 17 when he failed to convert a great birdie chance, but he steeled them on the final hole when he rolled in the winning putt from just over 8 feet w...More..

Federal finance minister, Ontario counterpart, and Toronto mayor to talk housing
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Federal finance minister, Ontario counterpart, and Toronto mayor to talk housing

Vancouver's foreign buyer tax "did seem to pretty abruptly take some of the feeding frenzy out of the market", said Porter. "In some ways, we have to realise that this is a good problem to have", Wynne said...More..

Bebe to Close All of Its Stores
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Bebe to Close All of Its Stores

The apparel chain operates two stores in Charlotte - at Northlake Mall and at Charlotte Premium Outlets. In March, Bloomberg reported that Bebe Stores was hoping to reinvent itself as an online brand. The d...More..

Morgan Stanley profits jump on bond trading growth
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Morgan Stanley profits jump on bond trading growth

HSBC Initiates Coverage On Morgan Stanley (MS) to Hold with a price target of $42. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock. A moving average (MA)...More..

Duke Basketball: Grayson Allen returning to Durham for senior season
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Duke Basketball: Grayson Allen returning to Durham for senior season

Allen played sparingly as a freshman, scoring just 4.4 points, although he led a Blue Devils comeback in the National Championship Game win over Wisconsin. Allen will try to rebuild his draft stock after a disa...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Donald Trump Takes Aim at Canada's 'Unfair' Dairy Industry

That's almost double the value exported to Canada, the country's second biggest export market, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. He says resolution on the issue is needed quickly and wel...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Real Madrid see off 10-man Bayern Munich 4-2 after extra

Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick helped Real Madrid to become the first team to reach seven consecutive Champions League semi-finals. The match was tilted in Real Madrid's favour by Arturo Vidal's dismissal ...More..

Arconic CEO Klaus Kleinfeld steps down
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Arconic CEO Klaus Kleinfeld steps down

Arconic's stock, which had risen 13.7 percent since Elliott mounted its proxy bid through its last close, rose as much as 9.8 percent to $28.44 in early trading. Arconic said Monday that Klaus Kleinfeld has ag...More..

Davidson's HR lifts White Sox over Twins 2-1
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Davidson's HR lifts White Sox over Twins 2-1

Chicago White Sox' Matt Davidson celebrates his solo home run off Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Ryan Pressly as he heads to the dugout during the seventh inning of a baseball game Friday, April 14, 2017, in Mi...More..

Kashmiri youth tied with army jeep!
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Kashmiri youth tied with army jeep!

One of these videos widely circulated on social media and broadcasted by TV channels was of few armed CRPF personnel passing through a locality in Chadoora area of Budgam district being slapped, humiliated and ...More..

Google's Self-Driving Cars are Better, Uber Admits
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Google's Self-Driving Cars are Better, Uber Admits

Levandowski subsequently went on to co-found self-driving truck company Otto , which Uber acquired previous year for $660m. The court war is among two technology giant companies, Waymo and Uber relating to...More..

UK inflation stuck at highest level in 3.5 years
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

UK inflation stuck at highest level in 3.5 years

Meanwhile, factory output in the month of February contracted to 1.2 per cent, as against growth of 2.7 per cent in January. LONDON, April 12 Inflation nearly completely gnawed away the growth in pay of Briti...More..

KFC pledges to stop using chickens raised with human antibiotics
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

KFC pledges to stop using chickens raised with human antibiotics

Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), is planning to phase out all chicken raised on human antibiotics. "It required close collaboration with more than 2,000 farms, majority family-owned and managed, in more than a doze...More..

Jury Convicts Gambler Billy Walters Of Insider Trading
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Jury Convicts Gambler Billy Walters Of Insider Trading

Now - after a four-week trial - the 70-year-old Las Vegas gambler faces a lengthy prison term. The prosecutor said Mickelson gave the profits to Walters to cover gambling debts. A defense lawyer was scheduled t...More..

GST cleared by Rajya Sabha; roll out on July 1
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

GST cleared by Rajya Sabha; roll out on July 1

Ramesh said he was not moving this amendment at all in keeping with the spirit of consensus, to maintain the federal framework and to give respect to the GST council. "The present status quo will continue", he ...More..

Constellation toasts high-end whiskey fourth quarter sales surge
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Constellation toasts high-end whiskey fourth quarter sales surge

Propelled by strong growth in both beer and premium wine and spirits, Constellation Brands posted a 12% net sales increase to $7.3 billion in its fiscal year ended in February. For the quarter, shares have be...More..

Germany approves bill curbing online hate crime, fake news
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Germany approves bill curbing online hate crime, fake news

Executives of the social media groups also risk being slapped with individual fines of up to €5 million in the case of non-compliance. If approved by parliament, social network sites will be required to tak...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

President Trump just signed off on killing your Internet privacy protections

The legislation allows companies like Comcast , Verizon and AT&T to collect customer data, including their browsing history and personal and financial information, and sell it at will without customer consent....More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

4 things to know about Equal Pay Day

According to the American Association of University Women ( AAUW ), American women who worked full-time jobs were paid 20 percent less than men in 2015. Women responded better to the idea that men and women o...More..

U.S. stocks fall as March auto sales disappoint
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

U.S. stocks fall as March auto sales disappoint

Total vehicle sales were, on average, expected to come in at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 17.4 million units, down from a 17.6-million-unit rate. Ford's fleet sales were down 17% year over year in Marc...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon demands United Kingdom independence vote

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in the Drawing Room of Bute House, Edinburgh , Scotland, working on the final draft of her Section 30 letter, addressed to Britain's Prime Minister requesting permis...More..

Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses

Administration officials said Beijing was not the focus, but China is the largest source of the USA trade deficit. Like most Trump executive orders, his actions on trade won't have an immediate effect . The ...More..

Trump pressures China on North Korea before Xi talks
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Trump pressures China on North Korea before Xi talks

Pyeongchang 2018 President Lee Hee-beom claimed in February that North Korea have a right and a responsibility to compete at next year's Winter Olympics. The administration is conducting a broad review of North...More..

White House launches counteroffensive amid investigations
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

White House launches counteroffensive amid investigations

President Trump himself weighed in this morning about this with a tweet. But that was all overshadowed by Russian Federation and the committees investigating its interference in the 2016 campaign and possibl...More..

No April Fools' Day joke: Winter storm to drop snow in Northeast
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

No April Fools' Day joke: Winter storm to drop snow in Northeast

The Route 2 corridor could see 12 inches of snow. Black ice could become a problem on untreated surfaces as a result. By later this morning, many should turn to all snow for a time-even in the lower valley. Hig...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

U.S. stocks retreat amid economic data

Though most analysts are bullish toward Alaska Air Group, ALK stock saw its price target lowered at Imperial Capital today. On Nasdaq, Jaguar Animal Health Inc (NASDAQ:JAGX) shifted into top gear, rising 19%...More..

Spain has the power to veto any Brexit deal that involves Gibraltar
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Spain has the power to veto any Brexit deal that involves Gibraltar

The nine-page roadmap introduced Friday by EU Council President Donald Tusk says that future Brexit agreements between the United Kingdom and the EU will only apply to Gibraltar if the governments of London...More..

Trump, Ryan go public with fight against Freedom Caucus
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Trump, Ryan go public with fight against Freedom Caucus

Over the past few days, Trump has lurched between battering and buttering up conservatives who killed his health care overhaul in an agenda-scuttling insurrection that imperils his plans for tax reform and a ...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Kushner, Bannon and Priebus team up to explain top aide's departure

It also represents a major change in the makeup of the White House's top staff that could shift the power dynamics within the West Wing, as Walsh was a close ally of Priebus. Bannon said she had to convince him...More..

Children's museum to host kids with disabilities for hunt
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Children's museum to host kids with disabilities for hunt

Welch Elementary School Gym, 750 New Road, Churchville, on April 8 from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Organizers recommend that parents start lining up their kids at least 15 minutes beforehand as the Easter Egg hun...More..

President Trump returns to golf course - this time in Virginia
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

President Trump returns to golf course - this time in Virginia

President Donald Trump headed to one of his golf courses again Sunday, marking his 13th visit to one since taking office and the eighth consecutive weekend he has spent at properties bearing his name. Though Tr...More..

Business CBN Crashes Dollar Price to N360/$
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Business CBN Crashes Dollar Price to N360/$

The rate will only apply for invisibles such as school fees, medical bills and travel allowances. The CBN also warned banks from selling FOREX funds meant for invisibles to Bureau de Change operators. But O...More..

Earnings at the Forefront For Canadian Solar Inc
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Earnings at the Forefront For Canadian Solar Inc

Likewise, the negative performance for the quarter was recorded as -6.11% and for the year was -4.89%, while the YTD performance remained at -4.35%. The Short Ratio for the stock is 5.12. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) fell -9....More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Donald Trump Jr ridicules mayor of London hours after Westminster attack

As chaos broke out, the suspect left the vehicle and began attacking police officers with a knife. Sadiq Khan, London's first Muslim mayor, is a major proponent of open-borders across the globe. Many have tak...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

French presidential candidates face off in marathon debate

It was aired live by French channels TF1 and LCI. Far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen is leading the polls ahead of France's presidential election. The burkini, a head-to-toe swimming suit, grab...More..

Fed's Evans: Four Rate Rises in 2017 'If Things Really Pick Up'
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Fed's Evans: Four Rate Rises in 2017 'If Things Really Pick Up'

Federal Reserve´s conservative guidance on the path of rate hikes this year. The FTSE 100 hit record highs last week but drifted lower earlier. While Asian shares have been supported by signs of strong glob...More..

Ivanka Trump Sued for Allegedly Using First Daughter Status to Sell Shoes
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Ivanka Trump Sued for Allegedly Using First Daughter Status to Sell Shoes

Ivanka Trump will not be on the government payroll or officially bound by its ethics rules, but she said in a statement to Politico that she will "voluntarily" follow those restrictions, anyway. The lawsu...More..

Uber President Quits Amid Company Turmoil
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Uber President Quits Amid Company Turmoil

Prior to joining Uber, Jeff was working with Target Corp as Chief Marketing officer responsible for modernizing their brand. The promise made in a conference call with reporters Tuesday comes amid a wave of u...More..

EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Advance Ahead Of Dutch Election, Fed Meeting Results
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Advance Ahead Of Dutch Election, Fed Meeting Results

USA gold futures were down 0.3 percent at $1,199 per ounce. Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.3 percent, South Korea's Kospi rose 0.7 percent and the Hang Seng in Hon Kong added 0.1 percent. U.S. stocks closed higher...More..