Comcast, Charter start mobile alliance

The areas covered by the agreement include: creating "common operating platforms", unifying technical specs, making sure devices work across both networks, and "emerging wireless technology platforms", probably a reference to future-looking 5G networ... More..

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by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

With Macron win confirmed, European market rally hits pause

With the last few votes still to be counted, Macron is on track to secure over two thirds of the vote in the final round run off with hard right candidate Marine Le Pen. Macron also sparked headlines earlier t...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Nicki Minaj Offers To Pay Fans' College Expenses On Twitter

Nicki Minaj is offering to help some of her fans through school. Your girl Nicki Minaj isn't just a top-notch rapper , style queen and expert shade-thrower - she's also a humanitarian benefactor. Mina...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Israel reprimands Swedish ambassador over UNESCO vote

Despite its peace treaty and close military ties with Israel, Egypt was among the seven countries that submitted the latest resolution, along with Lebanon, Sudan, Qatar, Morocco, Oman and Algeria. Israelis stoo...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Dollar stands tall after Fed keeps door open to June hike

The US Federal Reserve had kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday, downplaying weak first-quarter economic growth while emphasising the strength of the labour market, signalling it was still on track for tw...More..

United CEO Called Before Congress To Explain Eviction And Injury Of Passenger
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

United CEO Called Before Congress To Explain Eviction And Injury Of Passenger

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will test how the Republican-led Congress addresses company misconduct at a time of sweeping deregulation in Washington. Capuano scolded airlines for not holdi...More..

Warm weather and low energy prices hurt Centrica's margins
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Warm weather and low energy prices hurt Centrica's margins

British Gas owner Centrica picked another fight with Theresa May on Monday as it hit out at Conservative plans for a price cap on energy bills. George Salmon, equity analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown, said giv...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Jim Cramer -- Newell Brands Is on Fire

This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.98%. The shares were purchased at an average price of $45.22 per share, with a total value of $587,860.00. Looking back over the...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Europe not seeking to influence United Kingdom election, says Brussels parliament chief

But a defiant Mr Juncker took another swipe at Britain on Friday by claiming at a European Union summit in Italy that the English language was already "losing its importance in Europe". "It's clear from Theresa...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Buffett Rescues Wells Fargo Board

His 56% approval vote fell far short of that. But in practice, directors who win with less than 80 percent support should consider exiting the board, said Charles Elson, a University of DE expert on corpora...More..

New scrutiny of timeline after Arkansas executes 4th inmate
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

New scrutiny of timeline after Arkansas executes 4th inmate

Yaw, Greenwood and other family members drove from Missouri to Little Rock so they could meet Jasmine and her daughter and drive them to the prison on Wednesday. He was convicted in 1995 of murdering a woman i...More..

Trump Economy: April Unemployment Numbers at a 10-Year Low
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Trump Economy: April Unemployment Numbers at a 10-Year Low

The U.S. economy expanded by 0.7 percent in the first quarter of 2017. With the stronger than expected job growth, the unemployment rate edged down to 4.4% in April from 4.5% in March. Construction payrolls r...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Republican healthcare bill 'a huge tax cut for guys like me': Buffett

Last year, Buffett said CNBC - cyber, nuclear, biological and chemical attacks - posed a major threat to the economic well-being of Berkshire shareholders. Dozens of companies Berkshire owns set up booths in ...More..

US Economy Expands at Slowest Pace in Three Years
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

US Economy Expands at Slowest Pace in Three Years

But in 1934, the USA economy bounced back, growing by 10.8 percent , followed by 8.9 percent growth in 1935, 12.9 percent growth in 1936, and 5.1 percent growth in 1937. Fixed investment was a strong contribut...More..

David Luiz hails Antonio Conte's impact at Chelsea
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

David Luiz hails Antonio Conte's impact at Chelsea

The move sent the Blues on a 13-match winning run which swept them to the top of the table and nearly certainly to the title after rivals Tottenham lost to West Ham on Friday. Chelsea have been free from the d...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Arun Jaitley expresses reservations on China's 'One Belt, One Road' proposal

Citing the bad experience of local Pakistani communities and the Baloch people, through whose lands the CPEC was passing it was brought to the fore that that as the CPEC experience clearly showed; China was not...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

House panel approves GOP Dodd-Frank rewrite

The House Financial Services Committee approved a bill Thursday to repeal and roll back significant pieces of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. With regard to the restructuring ...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Apple Posts Surprise Dip in iPhone sales, Shares Fall

Apple is highlighting its US presence at the same time lawmakers consider a major tax proposal by Trump that would let Apple , along with other large companies, bring back accumulated profits from overseas at...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Fed says slowdown in U.S. growth is temporary

The Fed has raised rates twice since the election, the most recent in March, and the market broadly expects the Fed to approve another hike in June. After its two-day meeting ended on Wednesday, the Fed kept ...More..

Royal Enfield in talks with Volkswagen to buy Ducati soon?
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Royal Enfield in talks with Volkswagen to buy Ducati soon?

Commenting on the possible acquisition, Mr Sid Lal, CEO, Eicher Motors said, "We can't talk to you on such things". In the previous year, the Italian motorcycle manufacturer, Ducati posted sales of over R...More..

Metro fares hiked by up to 66 per cent
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Metro fares hiked by up to 66 per cent

Travelling in the Delhi Metro is going to be dearer from Wednesday, with fares going to be hiked between ₹ 10 and ₹ 50. Reports suggest that the board has accepted the revision of fare recommended by a panel. "...More..

Oil rout driven by China, inventories and funds
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Oil rout driven by China, inventories and funds

Crude fell $1.36, or 3 percent, to $44.16 a barrel after falling as low as $43.76 in Asian trading, wiping out all gains since the production cut agreement in November. OPEC output has declined for several str...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Brokers Issue Forecasts for Marathon Oil Co.'s Q1 2017 Earnings (MRO)

In other Marathon Petroleum Corp news, Director Charles E. Bunch bought 2,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 9th. The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend...More..

Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby

For context of the great career whoosh of Always Dreaming , the latest Kentucky Derby victor, consider that his first win came January 25, later than any horse who ultimately would become draped in roses sin...More..

Ottawa-Gatineau unemployment rate rises slightly in April to 5.3%
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Ottawa-Gatineau unemployment rate rises slightly in April to 5.3%

Some evidence suggests that economic growth is rebounding in the current April-June quarter, with some economists forecasting that it could top a 3 percent annual rate, compared with the first quarter's 0.7 rat...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

China's New Airliner Sets Sights on Boeing and Airbus

The 80-minute flight was greeted with applause by more than 1,000 spectators on the tarmac, including Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai and Shanghai Party chief Han Zheng. However, the C919 is not the first Chinese-a...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Treasurys slide after the Fed says growth slowdown is 'transitory'

It added: "The fundamentals underpinning the continued growth of consumption remained solid". U.S. economic growth slowed to an annual rate of just 0.7 per cent in the opening quarter of the year, and core in...More..

Sunday Times Rich List: Hinduja brothers top billionaires in United Kingdom
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Sunday Times Rich List: Hinduja brothers top billionaires in United Kingdom

Sri and Gopi Hinduja are the richest people in the United Kingdom with a fortune of £16.2bn, and the brothers are among a record 134 billionaires on the list, 14 more than were recorded in the 2016 edition. For...More..

Trump to sign executive actions that could
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Trump to sign executive actions that could

Another orders the Treasury to review a process that designates which non-bank firms could threaten the financial system if they fail. Earlier, he told The Associated Press that businesses and individuals w...More..

Korea detains its fourth USA citizen
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Korea detains its fourth USA citizen

Kim works for the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. North Korea has detained another USA citizen, bringing the total number of Americans held by the regime to four. North Korea detained another...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Buffett 'too dumb' to invest in Amazon

In 2016, there were just 81,000 according to official figures. "Electricity demand is not increasing like it was" years ago, he says, but "I'd be surprised if 10 years from now we don't have significantly m...More..

Akzo Nobel rejects third takeover bid from PPG
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Akzo Nobel rejects third takeover bid from PPG

A group of Akzo Nobel shareholders led by hedge fund Elliott Advisors who support a merger of the two companies have been pushing for talks, but Akzo said in a statement it would not engage in discussions w...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

North Korea detains another American citizen

KCNA claimed that "a relevant institution" was "conducting [a] detailed investigation" of Kim's alleged crimes, reports the BBC. Trump has suggested military action could be on the table but has softened h...More..

China April exports, imports rise less than expected
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

China April exports, imports rise less than expected

Exports to the huge USA market increased by 11.7% in April compared to 19.7% a month earlier, while shipments to the European Union rose 4%. Foreign trade is expected to face a better environment in 2017 comp...More..

Better Than Expected - April Jobs Report
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Better Than Expected - April Jobs Report

Employers added 3,200 jobs last month, short of economists' forecasts for a gain of 10,000. "We need wages to climb higher so that the all-important consumer can continue underpinning economic growth", said Q...More..