Oil prices rise on talk of OPEC cut extension, inventories in focus

Brent crude, the global benchmark for oil, was up 36 cents at $51.98 per barrel at 1118 GMT (7:18 a.m. ET), rebounding from last week's three-month low of $50.25 but well below January's surge above $58 in the wake of the output cuts. shale oil back ... More..

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Spain would not 'initially' block Scotland joining EU
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Spain would not 'initially' block Scotland joining EU

Members of Parliament from CDC, PNV, Amaiur, ERC, BNG, Nueva Canarias, Compromis-Equo and Geora Bai have shown their support to Scotland's "Yes" to a referendum, claiming the Spanish Government should give the ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Australia keeps rates on hold, sizzling housing market a worry

Growth in household borrowing, largely to purchase housing, continues to outpace growth in household income. The banking regulator on Friday capped interest-only mortgage lending, telling lenders to limit hig...More..

Verizon plans to rebrand AOL and Yahoo as 'Oath'
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Verizon plans to rebrand AOL and Yahoo as 'Oath'

It bought AOL the previous year for $4.4bn. And that's when the things went completely haywire at Yahoo as it revealed their server had been breached and the personal info of over 1.5 billion user accounts ...More..

Won't Charge Kejriwal on Defamation Case by Arun Jaitley: Jethmalani
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Won't Charge Kejriwal on Defamation Case by Arun Jaitley: Jethmalani

Jethmalani, it may be noted, has reportedly billed Kejriwal Rs 3.42 crore for retainership and 11 court appearances so far. Jaitley had sought Rs 10 crores from Kejriwal, along with action for maligning his p...More..

Australian government ramps up overseas pre-flight security for Middle East arrivals
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Australian government ramps up overseas pre-flight security for Middle East arrivals

Checks may also include targeted screening of electronic devices. Chester, however, added that the precautionary measures adopted are not a result of any specific threats to Australia. "Emirates can confirm t...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Uber restarts self-driving cars following weekend wreck

A spokeswoman said Uber ended its suspension of the testing program in Tempe and Pittsburgh yesterday, following an investigation into the incident which involved one of its Volvo SUV self-driving test vehicles...More..

Vodafone and Idea announce merger, to create largest Telco in India
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Vodafone and Idea announce merger, to create largest Telco in India

Aditya Birla and Vodafone eventually aim to own an equal share of the joint venture, with a combined enterprise value of $23.2 billion. Aditya Birla Group will have the right to buy 9.5 per cent stake in th...More..

RBI to bring Rs 200 notes this June, claim reports
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

RBI to bring Rs 200 notes this June, claim reports

The proposal was okayed in March and printing of new Rs 200 denomination notes is likely to start after June when the Modi government gives its assent. For example, till its demonetisation, the Rs 1,000 note ha...More..

How major USA stock market indexes fared on Friday
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

How major USA stock market indexes fared on Friday

Real estate companies led the gainers. "The market is looking for new catalysts in the form of fresh policy news from the Trump administration that can help regain the confidence in his pro-growth mandate aft...More..

Aircel-Maxis: What is the case against P Chidambaram about
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Aircel-Maxis: What is the case against P Chidambaram about

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said in a tweet that "CBI files letter stating FIPB PC decision is being investigated". It has been alleged that he gave the clearance for Malaysian firm Maxis to buy 100 percent ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Verizon to take 'Oath' as new company to run Yahoo, AOL

The rationale for the name and why Verizon is ditching legacy brands AOL and Yahoo are unclear, but hopefully this summer we'll be provided additional information. Overall, 1.5 billion users may have been c...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Russia Investigation Could Potentially Finish The Trump Presidency

The decision comes a day after CNN reported that "The FBI has information that indicates associates of President Donald Trump communicated with suspected Russian operatives to possibly coordinate the release o...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Moreno Wins Ecuador Presidential Election After 99% of Votes Counted

According to the official results, at the beginning of this day and with 96.51 percent of the votes counted, Moreno has 51.12 percent of the valid ballots, while Lasso is favored by 48.88 percent of voters. The...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Panera Bread Co (PNRA) Stock Soars on M&A Rumors

The company earned $727.11 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $727.75 million. Panera closed up 7.93% at $282.63 after running up as high as $292.42. Shares of Panera shot up mo...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8's 'face unlock' security feature flawed

It's unclear whether Samsung has baked any additional security measures into the face unlock feature. USA consumers may get specially designed cases to show off their style, as opposed to showing off the actu...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Bennet Won't Try To Block Gorsuch Nomination

Bush's nominees. "Later this week, we'll likely be forced with the prospect of changing the rules", Flake, R-Ariz., told fellow members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, the influential panel that vets Supre...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Democrats Urge Trump to Veto Bill Blocking Online Privacy Rule

Comcast Corp said Friday it would not sell customers' individual internet browsing information, days after the U.S. Congress approved legislation reversing Obama administration era internet privacy rules . Re...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Hotel carbon monoxide leak kills child, sickens others

Another child was also reportedly found unconscious in their hotel room. Six were in stable condition, and one was in critical condition. The hotel's spokesman said the incident was "isolated" and is now work...More..

Union Pacific is Safest US Railroad Second Year in a Row
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Union Pacific is Safest US Railroad Second Year in a Row

Investors are buying the stock with a trailing-twelve-month price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 20.89. Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. "(UNP) Shares Sold by Capital Guar...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY) Experiencing Unusual Activity Mid-day

MKM Partners reissued a "neutral" rating and issued a $8.00 price objective on shares of BlackBerry in a research report on Friday, December 23rd. The current consensus rating on BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) ...More..

States sue over delay of energy efficiency rules under Trump
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

States sue over delay of energy efficiency rules under Trump

Department of Energy's unlawful delay in enforcing several important energy efficiency standards. The states announced Monday they had filed notice with the U.S. The Department published a final rule on Jan...More..

Russian investigators open terrorism case after metro blast
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Russian investigators open terrorism case after metro blast

An explosion ripped through part of a metro train in St. Petersburg, Russia, Monday afternoon. Authorities say the explosion is a terrorist attack. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said President Vladimir Pu...More..

It's Earth Hour - Canadians turn out the lights
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

It's Earth Hour - Canadians turn out the lights

Landmarks from the Eifel Tower in Paris to the Empire State Building in NY to the Sydney Opera House will shut off their lights from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. The initiative is supported by 7,000 cities around the wo...More..

Flynn made USD 1.3 million for lobbying, speeches, other work
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Flynn made USD 1.3 million for lobbying, speeches, other work

Until Trump can remove suspicion of nefarious ties to Russian Federation, he will never get around to the important business of operating the world's most powerful nation. He said that claims of incidental coll...More..

BT Group plc (BT.A) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

BT Group plc (BT.A) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG

The stock's market capitalization is GBX 2.53 billion. The Firm provides offshore contract drilling services to the global gas and oil industry. It has a 24.04 P/E ratio. It has a 26.32 P/E ratio. The Company o...More..

Mike Neighbors named Razorback Women's Basketball head coach
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Mike Neighbors named Razorback Women's Basketball head coach

He replaces Jimmy Dykes, who resigned last month after three seasons. A source familiar with the situation said the Razorbacks waited for Neighbors and Schaefer to finish their seasons with their respective t...More..

Privacy Advocates Pour Hate on Vote To Repeal Internet Privacy Protections
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Privacy Advocates Pour Hate on Vote To Repeal Internet Privacy Protections

The privacy rules were meant to give consumers extra control over their personal data online at a time when everything from smartphones to refrigerators can be connected to the internet. Do you just swear of...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Dotdigital Group plc's (DOTD) Corporate Rating Reaffirmed at N+1 Singer

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 13.39% since August 24, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.97% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 1 in 2016 Q4. As per Tuesday, March 28, ...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Keystone XL pipeline approved by Trump administration

As expected , the State Department reversed a decision by the Obama administration and favored energy development over environmentalists' objections to the pipeline, which will carry thick Canadian crude oi...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

'Attack' On Russian Metro Station Leaves 10 Dead

It transports 2.3 million people a day and has more than 1,600 train cars. Islamic State, which has drawn recruits from the ranks of Chechen rebels, has also threatened attacks across Russia in retaliation for ...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Ford's U.S. monthly sales fall 7% due to big fleet sales cut

Macquarie initiated coverage on shares of Ford Motor Company in a report on Wednesday, November 30th. The stock is now trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -4.45%. Ford Motor Co. ...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Banker, philanthropist David Rockefeller dies at 101

Rockefeller , who became the governor and United States senator from West Virginia. While it's debatable that some people have said that David Rockefeller was evil (despite his many philanthropies), oth...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

United States manufacturing activity pulls back from 2-1/2-year high

For one, although the trade weighted dollar has given up its gains from early in the year, it still remains about 3% above the level from a year ago and is expected to continue to dampen the export competitiven...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

OPEC, non-OPEC deal could be further extended: Zanganeh

Futures advanced 5.5 per cent in NY this week, climbing back above US$50 (RM220) a barrel after Kuwait Oil Minister Issam Almarzooq reiterated support for prolonging a six-month deal to trim supply past June. P...More..