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UK lawmakers press government for vote on Brexit-EU talks

He said the government should not use an ancient power to strip away rights such as freedom of movement for people, trade and services that were granted by the 1972 act of parliament that sealed Britain's entry into the bloc. " Labour have argued th...

Appeals court: Consumer watchdog structure unconstitutional

The decision was a response to a petition from mortgage lender PHH Corp., which asked for the CFPB to be eliminated and for the court to dismiss a $109 million enforcement action from the agency. "The statute of limitations issue will significant...

Donald Trump won't say vulgar remarks reference 'sexual assault'

Today , with all of the media focusing on Trump's Access Hollywood remarks, another disturbing comment went unnoticed - and this one's pretty disgusting. After the recording was released, Trump responded with an apology, stating that he had "said...

Employers add 156K; US jobless rate ticks up to 5 pct

With manufacturing relatively weak, the goods-producing sector is a virtual no-show when it comes to jobs creation. The unemployment rate ticked up a tenth of a percentage point to 5.0 percent as more Americans rejoined the labor force. The annual gr...

Marvel reveals "Iron Fist" launch date for new Netflix series

This will lead up to the teaming of the main characters in Marvel's The Defenders. The Netflix series " Luke Cage " debuted on September 30, which means that many viewers have already made their way through the entire first season. However, when a ...

Wal-Mart plans to slow new store openings, invest in online

It closed a $3.3 billion purchase last month for online retail startup Jet.com, and on Wednesday it almost doubled its investment in JD.com, the second-biggest e-commerce player in China. In the last full fiscal year, the company's online sales were ...

Easyjet warns of £90m currency hit

That's below the 516 million-pound figure based on analyst estimates compiled by Bloomberg. We do have a handful of stocks trading lower on the day although numerous losses here are being driven by dividend payouts, with pressure on Smith & Nephew ...

Snapchat working on $25b IPO

The valuation could produce the US stock market's biggest initial public offering since online shopping giant Alibaba debuted at a $168-billion valuation in 2014. To be sure, the $25 billion or more figure represents a pretty wide range, and often th...

Samsung targeted by activist investors to restructure

Elliott also says Samsung Electronics should return $75 billion (30 trillion won) to investors via a special dividend and commit to return 75 percent of free cash flow to investors. One factor that could help Elliott in its efforts is Samsung Electro...

Vice presidential debate 2016

Both have largely inoffensive track records (save Pence's signing of a religious freedom bill that critics say is anti-LGBT) and have backed up their candidates consistently on the campaign trail. Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton's running mat...

Asian stocks mostly up as Deutsche Bank concerns ease

A currency trader stretches at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016. Shares in Deutsche Bank and other European banks have sagged as low and sometimes negative interest rat...

Facebook launches new 'marketplace' for buying, selling

By its own estimate, more than 450 million users visit buy and sell groups on a monthly basis. The closest Indian equivalent of the model could be a Quikr or Olx, that allow buyers and sellers to directly interact with each other. Meanwhile, the ...

ING Plans to Cut About 5800 Jobs Through 2021 to Reduce Costs

The bank is investing €800M to improve its digital services as it works toward one digital platform. The announcements herald the latest wave of job cuts at European banks, which have struggled to increase profitability since the global financial c...

Deutsche Bank shares rebound in wild trading session

Stocks are moving higher on Wall Street as the market bounces back from a steep loss the day before. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rebounded 22 points, or 1 percent, to 2,172. "Even at 5.4 billion dollars, Deutsche Bank would likely to raise capi...

Goldman says decision to add $10 to H1 2017 oil prices

Oil fell, trimming a second monthly gain, amid doubts that OPEC will deliver on an accord to reduce production. "With such uncertainty around the minutiae, we expect uncommon volatility in the oil market until OPEC's November meeting", analysts...

Banks lead US stock recovery; Costco lifts consumer stocks

Deutsche Bank was in the news over the weekend when six current and former employees, along with former executives at Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena and Nomura Holdings Inc., were charged in Milan for market manipulation falsifying accounts of Ital...

Black box recorder recovered from wreckage of train crash

Investigators are looking at the event recorders in a commuter train to see what caused it to crash in New Jersey earlier this week. NTSB officials said they have begun going through relevant records, including the train's maintenance history, ...

Nissan wants Britain to commit to Brexit compensation before more investment

Nissan chief executive Carlos Ghosn spoke out to ask for guarantees from the Government, including compensation in case tax barriers are raised as a result of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. "If 85 percent has to pay trade duties it w...

Asian stocks lower on renewed worries about banking sector

The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, was last up 0.09 percent at 95.518.DXY. An MSCI gauge of global shares dropped 0.3 percent, while still on pace for the longest monthly rally since June 2014.

Stocks skid as drugmakers fall, then bank woes deepen losses

The Dow Jones industrial average lost 195.79 points, or 1.1 percent, to 18,143.45. " Deutsche Bank has serious issues", said Joseph Trevisani, chief market strategist at WorldWideMarkets in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey. The Nasdaq Composite Index dr...

Jets' Eric Decker out with partially torn rotator cuff

His ability to score has carried over from last season, as he has totaled two touchdown receptions on nine catches this season. The rookie suffered a torn shoulder labrum and could be out "a couple of weeks" according to Bowles. But a look at the dep...

Energy Slumps on OPEC Woes (UWTI, XLE)

Oil prices have fallen by more than half since mid-2014 because of a market glut caused by a United States shale oil boom and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries opening the valves to maintain its own market share. Iran , which prod...

Oil rises on Saudi offer to cut output as OPEC talks loom

Around 1000 GMT, U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for delivery in November was down 77 cents at US$45.55 a barrel. Sources told Reuters on Friday that Saudi Arabia did not expect a decision to be made in Algeria, while Saudi Arabia...

Disney (DIS) Reportedly Mulling Bid for Twitter

Twitter , Microsoft, Disney and Facebook were not immediately available for comment. Twitter has been trying to advance a video-streaming strategy lately and Disney could help with that in a big way, Bloomberg said. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey als...

Vancouver Foreign Buying Activity Slowed Dramatically After Property Transfer Tax

The value of home sales involving foreign buyers dropped to C$46.9 million (S$48.4 million) during August from C$2.3 billion in slightly more than the seven weeks before the tax went into effect. 1. "This will help government assess the impact of...

People are selling the new £5 note on eBay for over £200

The notes, released last week, are already flooding eBay for rare money collectors and people eager to get their hands on them early. The first-ever note has the serial number AA01 000001 and was given to the Queen, but there are 999,999 other ne...

Airbus says US grants license for planes in Iran deal

Airbus's USA rival Boeing also has a tentative deal with Iran Air, which the airline and people familiar with the order said could be worth $25 billion. Before the nuclear deal under which Iran has curbed its atomic programme in return for a lifti...

Markets Right Now: US Stocks Open Higher

The Standard & Poor's 500 index climbed 10 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,150. Energy companies were also moving higher along with the price of oil. Bond prices rose. "I think (housing data) helps solidify the position for the Fed to hold rates", S...

Regulating Self-Driving Cars For Safety Even Before They're Built

Obama administration officials are previewing long-awaited guidance that attempts to bring self-driving cars to the nation's roadways safely - without creating so many roadblocks that the technology can't make it to market quickly. "Other companies a...

Dairy prices post slight gain at auction

Fonterra said its sales volume increased by 4 per cent to 23.7 billion liquid milk equivalents (LME). The New Zealand dairy co-operative, Fonterra (ASX:FSF), says its full year net profit (after tax) surged by 65% to NZ$834 million. It maintained a...

Former House speaker joins Washington law 12:27 pm Tue

Rather, his role will be "a strategic adviser to clients" with a focus on global business development. "I left the private sector and got into public service decades ago because I wanted to help remove government barriers to economic growth and job...

China approves Marriott's deal to buy Starwood

The stock changed -2.81% across its SMA 200 of $16.48 with negative trend and moved downside -8.52% it's SMA 50 of $17.51. A look at performance overview of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. generated almost $1.46B in sales. 03/22/2016 - Starwood Hotel...

Samsung urges consumers globally to stop using Galaxy Note 7

The call from the world's largest smartphone maker comes amid reports of the phones catching fire. Both Vodafone, Spark and 2 Degrees have all stopped sales of the phone and are offering various options for trading in replacing the units at stores....

NOC lifts Libya ports force majeure

Starting on Sunday, pro-Haftar forces attacked the ports of Ras Lanuf, Es Sider, Brega and Zueitina, taking control from the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG), a rival force allied to the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA). Jathran had long...

Senator says Israel made a mistake by signing security deal

Those include Israel's promise not to seek additional funds from Congress beyond what will be guaranteed annually in the new package, and to phase out a special arrangement that has allowed Israel to spend part of its US aid on its own defense indust...

Korea considers banning Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on flights

As part of its global recall of Galaxy Note 7 after reports of battery explosion surfaced, Samsung Australia has formally recalled 51,060 such devices. In a note recently posted on its website, Facebook-owned Oculus has warned the users of Samsu...

UK minister: Britons may need visas to visit EU after Brexit

Work permits are among the post-Brexit migration curbs being considered but any changes must be good for the United Kingdom economy, the home secretary has said. She also confirmed the government was looking at ways of reducing the number of people u...

Canada Post and CUPW talks extended 24 hours

Labour Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk said in a statement that the agreements were reached voluntarily. Canada Post and CUP-W agreed to a 24-hour extension of mediated talks aimed at resolving their long-standing dispute. Cran argues that because a poss...

AirAsia Plane Lands in Wrong Damn Country Due to Pilot Error

Flight 223 to Kuala Lumpur on March 10, 2015 had to be guided to Melbourne to land after the captain inadvertently entered the wrong data in the flight computer. "Effective monitoring and assistance provided by air traffic control reduced the risk ...

Australia marks 25 years of unbroken economic growth

That helped offset another steep decline in mining investment, which has been dragging on the economy for more than three years now. Australia's net International Investment Position was a liability of $1,035.9 billion at 30 June 2016. Financial ma...

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Stanley Fischer steps down as Fed vice chairman

As Yellen's current term expires in February next year, Trump has also begun the search for the next Fed Chair. In his two-paragraph letter to the president, Fischer hailed the...

LPGA Cambia Portland Classic golf tournament

Stacy Lewis completed one of the most emotional victories in recent memory on the LPGA Tour when she held off a charging In Gee Chun to win the Cambia Portland Classic at th...

Gas prices spike after hurricane

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, too, has issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency and has waived certain restrictions. allowing fuel vehicles to travel through the ...

Digesting Amazon's (AMZN) Competitive Strategy For Whole Foods

In the press release, the two companies added they would cut prices on certain items at Whole Foods, including products such as Whole Trade bananas, organic avocados, organic lar...

Sears Q2 Loss Narrows; To Close 28 Kmart Stores

Total revenues for the quarter declined 22.8 percent to $4.37 billion from $5.66 billion in the prior-year period. Sales at stores open at least a year, a key measure of a retailer...

New KFC VR Training Game Brings Horror Into The Workplace

Sanders tells players that they'll never be able to leave until they master the five steps of preparing chicken - inspect, rinse, bread, tray, and fry. KFC said that it takes about...

Israel to let MPs visit flashpoint Jerusalem holy site

Ahead of the visit, sources close to Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) said the Palestinian leader would give the Trump administration 45 days to declare a c...

Oxford University employee charged with Chicago murder

Latham, who police say was staying in a hotel close to his apartment building, had picked up Warren at Chicago's O'Hare airport several days before the alleged crime took place. ...

Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume

A roughly 20% slide in shares of Foot Locker Inc .in premarket trade Friday pulled other sports retailers and apparel makers lower with it, with Under Armour down 1.7% and Nike...

East Texas students' science project arrives at International Space Station

Then, SpaceX is likely to be back in action at Cape Canaveral in early September, with its first launch of the USA military's X-37B spaceplane. Off-the-shelf computers don't...

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Oil edges up on falling United States crude stocks, but global glut weighs

Oil edges up on falling United States crude stocks, but global glut weighs

Official Energy Information Administration (EIA) data will be published late on Wednesday. Traders are also watching United States shale production, which is trudging on full st...

Merck CEO Steps Down From Trump Business Council

Merck CEO Steps Down From Trump Business Council

Trump still hasn't mentioned the domestic terror attack by racists in Charlottesville that killing one and wounded nineteen, but he has plenty of time to scold a CEO for resigning ...

Oklahoma City Bank Explosion Plot Foiled by Undercover Operation

Oklahoma City Bank Explosion Plot Foiled by Undercover Operation

Varnell helped the undercover agent assemble the "device" and loaded it onto a van that he believed was stolen, before driving it from El Reno to the alley beside BancFirst. The in...

Stocks Remain Firmly Negative In Mid-Day Trading

Stocks Remain Firmly Negative In Mid-Day Trading

While the French CAC 40 Index fell by 0.6 percent, the German DAX Index slumped by 1.1 percent and the U.K.'s FTSE 100 Index plunged by 1.4 percent. In the Dow , declines in...

Canadian military builds camp to house refugees from US

Canadian military builds camp to house refugees from US

The modular tents are being erected in the town of Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, 60 kilometers south of Montreal. Now, they will be able to sleep a few hours waiting for the customs ...