Bill Gates again the world's richest man; Donald Trump slips

For the fourth year in a row, Bill Gates - the man who once said, "Money has no utility to me beyond a certain point" - tops Forbes magazine's list of billionaires. The U.S. had the most billionaires with a number of 565, and China came the second wi... More..

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Iraqi Oil Minister: Market May Influence Extending Cuts Into Second-Half 2017
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Iraqi Oil Minister: Market May Influence Extending Cuts Into Second-Half 2017

UBS oil analyst Giovanni Staunovo said in a note he expects Brent crude to exceed $US60 over three months before levelling off in six months to $US60 and then retreating to $US57 a barrel in 12 months, spurred ...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

'Fearless Girl' statue will stay on Wall Street until 2018

Speaking to The Atlantic in early March, SSGA CEO Ron O'Hanley said that the financial giant saw " Fearless Girl " as a way to put public, lasting pressure on some of the world's biggest companies to pay mor...More..

California fights for stricter clean air standards
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

California fights for stricter clean air standards

President Donald Trump will tell auto workers and executives near Detroit on Wednesday that his administration will examine the standards into 2018. The White House official said the administration is not now...More..

Booker ends financial year on a high
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Booker ends financial year on a high

Booker, the largest cash and carrier operator in the United Kingdom, in January said it remains on course to meet full year expectations as it reported a 3.2% increase in like-for-like sales in the third quarte...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Uber self-driving vehicle tests back on in San Francisco after crash

The more road testing time it can get in, the better. Two "safety" drivers were in the front seats of the Uber auto, which was in self-driving mode at the time of the crash, Uber said in an email, a s...More..

Theresa May Officially Starts Brexit
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Theresa May Officially Starts Brexit

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani told journalists Wednesday the parliament's main task is to defend the rights of citizens. "Outside the European Union you can never have a status that is so favou...More..

Farm loan waivers upset credit discipline: SBI Chairman
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Farm loan waivers upset credit discipline: SBI Chairman

Leader of Opposition Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil said Bhattacharya's comments were an insult to the farmers and breach of privilege of the state legislature. SBI's total farm loan portfolio is Rs 1.25 trillion and...More..

Ambassador Says UK Will Remain Key World Player
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Ambassador Says UK Will Remain Key World Player

In her speech to the House of Commons in London , PM May said, "This is a historic moment for which there can be no turning back". We already miss you. Angela Merkel has also dealt a blow to Mrs May, saying th...More..

Connecticut lawmakers advance 2 casino expansion bills
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Connecticut lawmakers advance 2 casino expansion bills

Joseph Verrengia, D-West Hartford, co-chair of the committee. "That's why the conversation needs to continue". The format committee co-chair Larson is talking about is the full House and Senate where debate c...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Trend Analysis Report: Galena Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:GALE)

They now have a Dollars 2 price target on the stock. They now have a Dollars 5 price target on the stock. Galena Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ: GALE ) announced the final analysis from the Company's GALE-301 (E39) ...More..

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Zuma recalls SA Finance minister from roadshow, rand falls

Zuma has been at loggerheads with Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan for months, and this week abruptly ordered him to return home from a foreign investment trip as speculation rose of a dramatic political showdow...More..

H&M sales grow 7 percent but profits down
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

H&M sales grow 7 percent but profits down

Gross profit increased to 24,466 million Swedish krona against 22,699 Swedish krona, same quarter a year ago. The gross margin of 52.1 per cent also beat estimates of 51.4 per cent. The first store will be open...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Merkel to UK: Divorce terms first, then future relations

Merkel said that securing the future of European Union citizens living in Britain would be among the priorities in the negotiations. "We are going to make our own decisions and our own laws", she said. Leaders ...More..

Finance minister back in South Africa after Zuma recall
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Finance minister back in South Africa after Zuma recall

In December 2015 he bowed to pressure from within the ANC and appointed Gordhan as finance minister after markets tumbled when he replaced respected economist Nhlanhla Nene with little-known lawmaker David ...More..

Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (PTEN)
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (PTEN)

Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. ( PTEN ) has a market capitalization of 3.84 Billion. Barrington Research downgraded the shares of TXTR in report on Tuesday, May 3 to "Underperform" rating. The business also recently...More..

Nigeria Loses As US Oil Attracts More Buyers
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Nigeria Loses As US Oil Attracts More Buyers

While U.S. crude inventories rose last week, they increased by less than they were expected to, signaling that more oil is being pulled out of storage. In 2015, 92% of US crude oil exports went to Canada, whi...More..

Trump administration proposes $18bn in domestic cuts to finance border wall
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Trump administration proposes $18bn in domestic cuts to finance border wall

The most likely outcome is that GOP lawmakers simply throw the White House's plan in the trash. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said Tuesday , according to the Associated Press , that administration offic...More..

Westinghouse set to win UK reactor approval
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Westinghouse set to win UK reactor approval

While the firm's NAND-type flash memory business has become a global industry standard, with the memory devices, produced locally, used in technology such as smartphones around the world and estimated to be wor...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Pakistan to observe 10th Earth Hour today

In India, nearly all states observe this event and majority of monuments and government buildings, along with households, turn off lights for an hour between 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm. Just one year later, Earth Hour ...More..

US oil jumps after data shows surprise US stock draw
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

US oil jumps after data shows surprise US stock draw

United States oil output in 2017 was revised up by 100,000 bpd. Brent crude settled up 2 cents to $51.76 a barrel while US light crude ended up 3 cents to $48.78 a barrel. MSCI's all-country world stock inde...More..

Stock Focus: Looking at Levels for Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN)
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Stock Focus: Looking at Levels for Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN)

RICE has been the subject of several other reports. Finally, Wolfe Research upgraded SM Energy from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 1st. The analy...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Pence: Trump Administration 'Has Put Iran on Notice'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli leaders hoping President Donald Trump would be a rubber stamp for the Jewish state are hearing plenty of reassuring rhetoric at this week's annual gathering for the "unbreakable" allia...More..

USA judge to hear arguments on longer block to travel ban
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

USA judge to hear arguments on longer block to travel ban

Hawaii is arguing that the order, which restricts travellers and refugees from six Muslim-majority countries, discriminated against Muslims in violation of the US Constitution. Hawaii's attorney general is quot...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Dakota Access Pipeline Loaded And Ready For Business

District Court for the District of Columbia. Energy Transfer Partners said that attacks have been carried out in South Dakota, too, which was later confirmed by local authorities. "Going to that camp to tak...More..

Rock Hall celebrates life of Chuck Berry
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Rock Hall celebrates life of Chuck Berry

Likewise, The Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger lamented the recent passing of their idol, Chuck Berry . His lyrics shone above others & threw a unusual light on the American dream. Okemos-based musician "Boogie" ...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Westinghouse files for bankruptcy protection to buy time for restructuring

Summer Nuclear Station co-owner, Santee Cooper, contracted with WEC to build two Westinghouse AP1000 reactors in Fairfield County, S.C. The company claimed in a court filing that it was losing money on con...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Severe storms threaten central US; trucker dies in Oklahoma

The Department of Public Safety reported that 57-year-old Kelley Williamson was driving his black suburban with 55-year-old Randall Yarnell north on FM 1081 at about 3:30 Tuesday afternoon. Billy Wade, who knew...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Ex-Freedom Caucus member: Group needs to 'change their concept'

Significant shifts toward the conservative House Freedom Caucus would only serve to drive even more moderate members away from the bill. Is this what they voted for all these years? US stocks slid on Monday...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

G20 financial chiefs agree open trade is key to growth: Schaeuble

Finance ministers from the world's biggest economies have dropped an anti-protectionist commitment after opposition from the US. Since taking office, Trump has withdrawn the U.S. "But it is not very clear wha...More..

Kotak Bank in focus ahead of press meet
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Kotak Bank in focus ahead of press meet

The new account will offer free digital services for all the customers and KMB is the first lender in the country to use the Aadhar-based OTP for the account opening. On February 1, Kotak Mahindra Bank had sa...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Republican lawmaker resigns from House Freedom Caucus

That leaves only one option for health care reform, these Democrats argue: legislation that increases government involvement and coverage for the poor and uninsured. The Affordable Care Act , Obamacare, whatev...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Westinghouse Electric filing for bankruptcy

In addition to building civilian nuclear reactors, Westinghouse has been the leading supplier of reactors for nuclear-powered USA military vehicles. The company said its global operations won't be affected by...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Oil stable on falling Libyan output, but bloated US market still weighs

That brought the total count to 652, the most since September 2015. Lower than expected USA inventory growth, declining supplies from Libya and hopes the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Ope...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Vodafone, Idea Cellular announce merger to become India's largest telecom operator

The report indicated that British firm would have a stake of 45.1 percent in the merged entity after the company transfers about 4.9 percent to Idea promoters and their affiliates for $592.15 million cash. Idea...More..