Stories about Finance

Apr 20 2018

Leon County Students Won't Be Penalized For Participating In Nationwide Walkout

But they won't be protesting at the Colorado school where the violence took place. "This always affects all those students that go through that school after and every...

Apr 20 2018

Amazon's Jeff Bezos Boasts 100 Million Prime Subscribers Worldwide

If, over the long run, Amazon decides to club all these services under a common Prime subscription fee (it already clubs most of them), then this figure will be alm...

Apr 20 2018

Oil Prices Jumped to the New High Since 2014

All parties are looking to offset the United States shale boom that continues unabated. Crude futures were already higher ahead of the release after the American Petrol...

Apr 19 2018

Inflation slides to lowest level for a year

United Kingdom inflation unexpectedly fell last month to its lowest level in a year, casting doubt over whether the Bank of England will raise interest rates next mon...

Apr 19 2018

BJP, Javed Akhtar spar on Mecca Masjid acquittal

Following is the chronology of events in the Mecca Masjid Blast case . According to Telangana lawyers, Mr Harniath was incompetent for lacking any knowledge related to...

Apr 18 2018

International Monetary Fund says global economy will slow after 2019 on escalating trade tensions

The IMF kept its 2018 and 2019 global growth forecasts unchanged at 3.9 percent for both years after upgrades in January. Found a spelling error? However, in the ba...

Apr 17 2018

Scientists accidentally engineer a plastic-eating enzyme

Our plastic pollution crisis is only getting worse, but scientists may soon have a valuable new tool to chip away at the problem. The researchers, from the United Kin...

Apr 17 2018

Facebook to face class action lawsuit over its facial recognition technology

The lawsuit has three plaintiffs, but a class-action status could potentially include millions of IL users. In June 2011, Facebook had more than 6m users in IL. Users f...

Apr 17 2018

Pilots union has harsh words for Allegiant Air

The report referenced an "alarming number of aborted takeoffs, loss of cabin pressure, smoke and fumes in the cabin, unscheduled landings and engine failures". "We watche...

Apr 15 2018

Defence Expo2018:"Indian soldiers to get bulletproof jackets soon ", PM Modi

PM Modi said Baba Saheb would not have imagined that after independence a government with a working culture of "latkana, atkana and bhatkana" will come to power. The fo...

Apr 14 2018

Nolan Arenado one of four players suspended for Wednesday's Padres-Rockies brawl

Perdomo threw his glove at Arenado and evaded him at first. In all, five players were ejected from the game. He'll most likely appeal the decision and, under Major League...

Apr 13 2018

Disney must bid for Sky even if Murdoch offer fails, watchdog rules

However, it also means they have a likely bidder for the business and a price floor should the Fox takeover be blocked by United Kingdom regulators and if Comcast doesn't...

Apr 13 2018

IAG considering bid for budget carrier Norwegian

The statement indicates that the company bought an ownership position of 4.61 percent, which allows IAG to initiate discussions with Norwegian, "including the possibility...

Apr 11 2018

Dow Jones falls more than 2% as trade war with China continues

Technology shares led losses on Thursday, as investors grapple with the Federal Reserve's policy update from Wednesday, in which the central bank lifted rates by a quarte...

Apr 11 2018

Oil edges up but US-China trade tensions curb gains

Oil prices on Wednesday eased away from 2014 highs reached the previous session as escalating Middle East tensions were offset by increasing inventories and production i...

Apr 10 2018

China's Xi renews pledges to open economy, cut tariffs this year

Mr Trump's move last week to threaten China with tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods was aimed at forcing Beijing to address what Washington says is deeply entrenched...

Apr 10 2018

China tariffs dispute gathers momentum stoking further fears of a trade war

Xi's renewed pledges to open up the auto sector come after Trump on Monday criticised China on Twitter for maintaining 25 percent auto import tariffs compared to the U...

Apr 08 2018

United States job growth slowed in March

However, it could also be that the March job survey is an outlier or suffers from technical issues having to do with seasonal adjustment or survey-response rates and may ...

Apr 07 2018

American orders 47 787s for fleet replacement

American Airlines has cancelled a major deal with Airbus, announcing instead it has purchased 47 787 Dreamliners from rivals Boeing in a deal valued at $12 billion. It is...

Apr 06 2018

"Pay gap figures are depressingly unsurprising", says Women in Games' Isaaman

Across the companies and organisations that had filed by 5pm on Wednesday, eight out of 10 had a gender pay gap . Men employed in London's City financial district earn...