General Motors says Venezuela illegally seizes auto plant

It said that authorities had removed assets including cars from company facilities. It employs almost 2,700 workers and has 79 dealers in the country. South American operations, which include Venezuela, account for a relatively small portion of GM's ... More..

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Macquarie buys UK's Green bank for $A3.9b
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Macquarie buys UK's Green bank for $A3.9b

Once complete, the GIB will manage or supervise over £4bn of green infrastructure assets and projects, with investors including Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 (MEIF5), USS, GCP Infrastructure, and the...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

New Ontario Housing Rules Land Thursday. Will This End The Frenzy?

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has described the Toronto market as "a frenzy" that needs to be calmed. "Everything we wanted to say about capital gains taxes was in our last budget and you probably saw what w...More..

VA tests partnership with CVS to reduce veterans' wait times
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

VA tests partnership with CVS to reduce veterans' wait times

The Blaze concluded its report explaining that the VA is notorious for its wait times , and unwillingness to fix it. The list shows veterans in the Texas panhandle still wait nearly two months before they c...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Colin Miller ready to return for Bruins tonight

Coming off back-to-back overtime wins, the Ottawa Senators are in position to take command of their opening round National Hockey League playoff series against the Boston Bruins. Ottawa has won four straight ...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Rio Tinto 1st qtr iron ore output slips 3 pct

They presently have a GBX 3,500 ($44.05) target price on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada's price target points to a potential upside of 45.19% from the stock's current price. The firm's market cap is GBX 54.62 ...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Canada pushes back against Trump attack on Canadian dairy industry

In his own letter to Walker and Cuomo, Ambassador David MacNaughton said the facts do not support a charge that the Canadian dairy industry is to blame for the woes of some American farmers. And Steven Blaney i...More..

Chase, Commerce Mortgage Rate Wrap Up Apr 20, 2017
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Chase, Commerce Mortgage Rate Wrap Up Apr 20, 2017

The Refinance index increased 0.2% over the same period, while the seasonally adjusted and unadjusted Purchase indices decreased by 3%. "Customers who apply for the previous rate before midnight Thursday 20 A...More..

Major Texas school finance fix set to clear state House
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Major Texas school finance fix set to clear state House

Huberty calls his proposal a key first step, but says a full fix will take several years. He is also seeking to tweak the current "Robin Hood" system, gradually decreasing some local property tax revenue that s...More..

US Vice President Meets Indonesian President Widodo On Two Day Visit
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

US Vice President Meets Indonesian President Widodo On Two Day Visit

North Korea, on some level, must know this. Pence's visit to two USA allies in East Asia, part of a four-nation tour set to include stops in Indonesia and Australia, comes amid rising tensions over North Kore...More..

Abbott sales, profit propped up by St. Jude acquisition (ABT, ALR)
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Abbott sales, profit propped up by St. Jude acquisition (ABT, ALR)

They expect $0.43 EPS, up 4.65% or $0.02 from last year's $0.41 per share. Finally, Kanaly Trust Co raised its stake in Abbott Laboratories by 3.7% in the third quarter. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a "buy" rat...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Wall Street thinks Netflix may be lowballing its subscriber numbers

The streaming firm added 4.95 million new subscribers in the quarter, fewer than the 5.2 million it had forecast. Though its success is notable, Netflix , even if it reaches the 100 million subscriber coun...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Netflix to Reach 100 Million Subscribers

In addition, the company reported it had added 4.95 million new subscribers, lower than its own expectations for 5.2 million subscriber additions and consensus expectations of 5.3 million net added subscriber...More..

Nasscom allays fears over Trump's order on H1-B visas
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Nasscom allays fears over Trump's order on H1-B visas

The tech industry has argued that the H-1B program is needed because it encourages students to stay in the USA after getting degrees in high-tech specialties - and companies can't always find enough American wo...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Trifast PLC reiterated as Buy By N+1 Singer

Therefore 70% are positive. The analyst lowered his forecasts for the next three years on the back of lower incremental cost savings, higher interest charges due to property debt and higher tax guidance. The ...More..

Saudi Arabia Says Some Oil Producers Reach Deal to Extend Cuts
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Saudi Arabia Says Some Oil Producers Reach Deal to Extend Cuts

GCC states are participating in a global six-month agreement to reduce oil output that took effect in January. Saudi Arabia and Kuwait on April 20 signaled that OPEC plans to extend into the second half o...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

United passenger threatened with handcuffs to make room for "higher-priority" traveler

Meanwhile, United will compensate all passengers for the cost of the flight in which Dao was forcibly removed by security officers, Bloomberg reported. The airline said that, when no one volunteered, the crew c...More..

Mallya could fight extradition on political grounds
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Mallya could fight extradition on political grounds

Despite the two countries having an extradition treaty, some legal experts suspect it might a while before the Formula One team owner stands trial in India, assuming he ever does, according to Quartz India. W...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Durant doubtful for Blazers clash

He did the job on the glass with 14 rebounds, but he can not be so outplayed by Marcin Gortat again if Atlanta is going to head home with a split. NEED TO KNOW: Round 1 of the James Harden-Russell Westbrook m...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

International Monetary Fund raises global growth forecasts but warns against protectionism, relaxing banking rules

Maurice Obstfeld, economic counsellor for the IMF, said: "Mainly in advanced economies, several factors-lower growth since the 2010-11 recovery from the global financial crisis, even slower growth of median inc...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Apple enters self-driving vehicle race

A statement from the DMV indicates that three cars, all of them 2015's Lexus RX450h models, have got permission under the current permit to take test runs in California. Neil Cybart, from Above Avalon site ...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Palestinians in Israeli Jails begin Hunger Strike

Erdan also said Barghouti, the organizer of the protest, has been placed in solitary confinement. All Palestinian political prisoners - regardless of their alleged political affiliations or charges - are en...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Govt's green infrastructure bank sold in £2.3bn Australian takeover

Karen Ellis, chief adviser on economics and development at WWF-UK, said: "Macquarie must guarantee that the green mission of the bank is protected and maintained and that it will provide substantial new capit...More..

Indian Police Bust Terror Module, Arrest 3 Suspected IS Militants
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Indian Police Bust Terror Module, Arrest 3 Suspected IS Militants

Apart from Mumbai, Bijnor and Jalandhar, raids were also carried out in Narkatiyaganj (Bihar) and Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh). "Three persons were detained from Mumbra in a joint operation of Maharashtra an...More..

Unilever reports rising sales and boosts dividend
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Unilever reports rising sales and boosts dividend

Turnover increased by 6.1 per cent to €13.3bn in the first three months of 2017, including a positive currency impact of 2.4 per cent. The firm said its long-term growth has been vindicated by the quarterly gro...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Soyuz space capsule carrying American, Russian blasts off

But Russian space agency Roscosmos announced previous year that only two cosmonauts would travel to the ISS this time as it cuts costs before the installation of a new module to expand the Russian section of th...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Natural Gas Leaking From BP Well in Alaska's Prudhoe Bay

BP said infrared cameras on a flight over the site appeared to confirm that the oil released with the gas was contained on the gravel pad surrounding the well head and the tundra had suffered no damage. The pro...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

PM talks education and security in India

Prime Minister Turnbull's visit to India is an attempt to change gears, especially in the context of China's aggressive pitch to step into the void created by the new USA administration's Americafirst withdra...More..

One killed as vehicle runs on footpath in Delhi's Kashmiri Gate
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

One killed as vehicle runs on footpath in Delhi's Kashmiri Gate

According to DCP North Jatin Narwal, the driver of the vehicle claimed to be 18 years of age, but police is now verifying the documents. Three others identified as Asif, Karan and Sanjay were also critically in...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Ashmore Group plc (ASHM) Given "Hold" Rating at Peel Hunt

In a statement issued on 4/19/2017 Jefferies International upped the price target of NMC Health PLC (LON:NMC) from 1,930.00GBX to 2,200.00GBX reporting a potential upside of 0.14%. RPC Group Plc is a plastic pr...More..

Mastercard made a credit card with an in-built fingerprint sensor
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Mastercard made a credit card with an in-built fingerprint sensor

The card itself works like a chip card, so can be used in existing card terminals in stores. Mastercard hoped the biometric cards would further displace cash, said Elliott. The rise of mobile payments has mad...More..

Kuwait, Saudi signal likely extension of oil cuts
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Kuwait, Saudi signal likely extension of oil cuts

Under the deal agreed a year ago, OPEC is curbing its output by about 1.2 million barrels per day from January for six months in an attempt to eradicate a supply glut. He said talks were ongoing. "There is a ...More..

Finance watchdog FCA sets out Brexit wishlist
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Finance watchdog FCA sets out Brexit wishlist

The UK regulator said it will also continue to participate in the liquidity management debate with national and worldwide authorities. The regulator made the comments in its 2017-2018 business plan publishe...More..

Netflix Shares Fall on Weak Subscriber Growth: What Wall Street's Saying
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Netflix Shares Fall on Weak Subscriber Growth: What Wall Street's Saying

But to him, that's only one part of what Netflix is going for. Netflix hopes to use online advertising technology "to do individualized marketing at scale and to deliver the right ad to the right person a...More..

French police thwart 'imminent terror attack' days before election
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

French police thwart 'imminent terror attack' days before election

A win for Macron with Fillon in second place would restore faith in centrist politics, which has been eroded ever since last year's Brexit vote in the United Kingdom and Trump's triumph in the US Presidential e...More..