Stories about Finance

Jun 04 2017

World leaders push back after Trump withdraws from climate pact

To recap, the Paris Agreement is a 195-nation treaty - now 194 - that sets standards for countries to reduce emissions. " As 82 mayors representing 39 million America...

Jun 02 2017

ADP private payrolls surge more than expected

At 9:52 a.m. ET (1352 GMT) the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 21.5 points, or 0.1 percent, at 21,030.15, the S&P 500 was up 6.16 points, or 0.25 percent, at 2,417.96...

Jun 01 2017

Malaysia Airlines plane diverted over disruptive passenger

It said the other passengers left the plane safely, and the incident would be investigated by the airline and by airport authorities. Flights into and out of Melbourn...

Jun 01 2017

Ontario to introduce $15 minimum wage

Elsewhere in Canada, the minimum wage hovers around 11 dollars per hour, however the western province of Alberta announced previous year it will increase it's hourly mi...

May 29 2017

BHP Billiton: Growth potential apparent

Elliott revised its approach somewhat, following regulatory concerns over the unification proposal, proposing that BHP stay incorporated, headquartered and tax resident i...

May 27 2017

Greg Gianforte wins special election in Montana

Criminal assault suspect Greg Gianforte is the victor of the special election to fill Montana's seat in the U.S. House, according to the Associated Press , David ...

May 25 2017

Bangladesh script first overseas ODI win over New Zealand

Opting to bowl first, Bangladesh made an early breakthrough as Mustafizur Rahman dismissed opener Luke Ronchi for just two runs. New Zealand have looked pretty good...

May 22 2017

Goa Tourism Minister welcomes Tejas Express initiative

Sources said that the hard terrain in the rains may pose to be a hurdle. Railway minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off India's first high-speed train, the Tejas Express, f...

May 22 2017

Why has Ford replaced CEO Mark Fields?

Ford plans an official announcement on Monday morning, the officials said. Stock shares had fallen 35 percent since Fields became CEO July 1, 2014, with investors not ...

May 20 2017

Daimler, Vivint Solar in exclusive deal on US home batteries

The systems are made up of 2.5-kilowatt-hour batteries - each the size of a mini-fridge - that can be combined in systems up to 20 kilowatt hours. German automaker Dai...

May 18 2017

S&P 500 and Nasdaq set fresh intra-day records

Technology stocks led the gainers. The S&P 500 had lost 3.48 points, or 0.14 percent, to 2,398.84 easing from an all-time high of 2,405.77. The Dow Jones Industrial A...

May 17 2017

Bank of England Bets on Smooth Brexit

Bank governor Mark Carney will also likely be quizzed over the outlook for consumer spending as retail sales have plunged amid the squeeze on household income from Brexit...

May 17 2017

BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given "Buy" Rating at Citigroup Inc

Elliott said today: "Current management's response to the value unlock plan has been misconceived, wholly unconvincing and a disservice to BHP's owners - underestimatin...

May 16 2017

Singapore's GIC sells 2.4 pct UBS stake at 16.10 Sfr/shr

GIC said it previously owned 5.1 percent of the Swiss bank's shares and that it will now own 2.7 percent. UBS shares were marked around 1% lower at Sfr16.66 each, compa...

May 14 2017

Snap lost $2.2 billion last quarter

And although Snapchat had a 36 per cent jump in daily active users on a year over year basis, it added just eight million new users (five per cent), from last quarter. Bu...

May 13 2017

Mixed day leaves Dow Jones with weekly loss

USA stocks fell, with the S&P 500 Index posting its first back-to-back decline in one month, as April consumer prices and retail sales reports reinforced expectations...

May 13 2017

Judge approves emissions-cheating settlement for 3-liter VWs

The lead attorney for consumer plaintiffs, Elizabeth Cabraser, also welcomed the ruling from the California judge and said, "We believe the substantial compensation and s...

May 13 2017

Worth Watching Stock Tribune Media Company (TRCO)

The company rocked its 52-Week High of $43.04 and touched its 52-Week Low of $27.75. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.42%. How is Tri...

May 13 2017

Amtrak Engineer Charged By Penn AG Over Fatal 2015 Crash

Bostian, 34, was engineering the New York-bound Amtrak Train No. 188 on May 12, 2015 when he accelerated while approaching a curve at Frankford Junction in the Port Richm...

May 12 2017

Global cues surge equity markets to new highs

The 50-share Nifty retook the 9,300-mark, scaled a high of 9,338.70 before ending up 28.75 points, or 0.31 per cent, at 9,314.05. European indices were trading mixed in t...