'You're Fired!' Trump Dissolves 2 Advisory Councils as Isolation Deepens

For about a century, IBM has offered its expertise to USA presidents as part of a business advisory council. IBM CEO Ginni Rometty , who was on the strategy and policy advisory group, said that the members agreed to disband after realizing the p... More..

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Saudi Arabia to open border with Qatar to let pilgrims attend hajj
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Saudi Arabia to open border with Qatar to let pilgrims attend hajj

The Qatari envoy, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Ali Al Thani, and the crown prince stressed on the historical ties between the people of Saudi Arabia and Qatar and between the two royal families. The committee expressed ...More..

Rovio valuation may soar to $2 billion with IPO
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Rovio valuation may soar to $2 billion with IPO

For its overall games portfolio, Rovio's Q2 revenue growth was driven by a 30% boost in monthly paying users and a 51% increase in revenue per monthly paying user. That's because mobile game makers often strugg...More..

Uber defies Philippine suspension order
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Uber defies Philippine suspension order

Philippine authorities announced on Monday that they would suspend Uber for one month for failing to have the proper permits to licence its drivers. The Southeast Asian nation was the first country to regulat...More..

German growth slows slightly in second quarter
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

German growth slows slightly in second quarter

The positives were domestic demand as well as government investment and private consumption. The economy is forecast to grow 0.7 percent sequentially in the second quarter, following a 0.6 percent rise in the f...More..

Shares, US dollar climb as N.Korea fears abate
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Shares, US dollar climb as N.Korea fears abate

The S&P 500 posted its biggest one-day percentage gain since April. South Korea's KOSPI fell 1.4 percent, taking its losses this week to almost 3 percent. U.S. officials also played down the likelihood of a...More..

Retail sales go up 1.2%
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Retail sales go up 1.2%

Nunes said the June 12 Valentine's Day celebrations also stoked retail sales. Meanwhile, department stores had their best month since January, rising a full percentage point over June, perhaps easing some fea...More..

Dicks Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE:DKS): Institutional Investor Sentiment Up to 1.21
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Dicks Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE:DKS): Institutional Investor Sentiment Up to 1.21

Dick's faces many other retailers within its sector such as Under Armor, Footlocker, and Nike, which dominate sporting goods market and poses a huge competition to Dick's. Lynch Karen S sold $1.17 million wort...More..

Hundreds rally in Charlotte against violence in Charlottesville
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Hundreds rally in Charlotte against violence in Charlottesville

John's Morning Show . If you go after one of us, you go after all of us. Police also said a helicopter crash that killed two Virginia state troopers outside Charlottesville was linked to the rally. "Robert Smal...More..

Airberlin Files for Bankruptcy; Lufthansa Could Buy Airline
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Airberlin Files for Bankruptcy; Lufthansa Could Buy Airline

The company said that two members of the board of directors, who had been nominated to the board by Etihad, had resigned. A spokesperson for Air Berlin told IB Times UK its flights were continuing to "ope...More..

Joules Group PLC (JOUL.L) Tick 7.29% For The Week
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Joules Group PLC (JOUL.L) Tick 7.29% For The Week

Among 9 analysts covering Forterra Plc ( LON:FORT ), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. In other HSBC Holdings plc news, insider Jonathan Symonds acquired 10,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction...More..

Merck CEO Resigns From A Trump Business Council, Citing His Conscience
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Merck CEO Resigns From A Trump Business Council, Citing His Conscience

Following the violent clash this weekend, Trump didn't address white nationalists directly in his comments. Trump, who has been at his New Jersey golf club on a working vacation, was set to make a one-day ret...More..

Man Arrested Who Plotting Bomb in Oklahoma City Bank
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Man Arrested Who Plotting Bomb in Oklahoma City Bank

Varnell is charged with attempting to use explosives to destroy a building in interstate commerce. "I commend the devoted work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and our state law enforcement partners in ...More..

Markets Right Now: Stocks drift lower on Wall Street
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Markets Right Now: Stocks drift lower on Wall Street

The Dow closed up 0.07% and the Nasdaq was up 0.64%. Top automaker Hyundai Motor was up 0.69 percent, and top steelmaker POSCO advanced 0.44 percent. The benchmark is on track for a 2.3 percent decline this w...More..

Tesla aiming to raise £1.2bn for mass market electric auto
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Tesla aiming to raise £1.2bn for mass market electric auto

Now we do! Elon Musk let it slip during a conference call that the new electric sport sedan comes in 50 kWh and 75 kWh flavors. While almost 63,000 orders have already been canceled, Tesla has announced t...More..

Sharad Yadav faction drums up support of 14 JDU state units
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Sharad Yadav faction drums up support of 14 JDU state units

On Friday as well, the Bihar Chief Minister had cracked down on JD (U) leader Sharad Yadav for going against the party's decision saying he should accept the party's decision or he is free to go wherever he wan...More..

Shares, dollar slip as US-North Korea tensions escalate
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Shares, dollar slip as US-North Korea tensions escalate

It is heading for a 2.5% drop for the week. A spokesman for the Korean People's Army said in a statement on Wednesday it was "carefully examining" plans for a missile attack on the U.S. In the eurozone, the P...More..

by | Sunday, August 13, 2017

Gold hits two-month high on Trump, North Korea war of words

The Nasdaq composite fell 45 points, or 0.7 percent, to 6,324. Some fear the key price index may sink below the psychologically important 2,300-point level on foreign investors' massive profit-taking, the so-...More..

Dollar slumps, Tokyo tanks as North Korea tensions spike
by | Saturday, August 12, 2017

Dollar slumps, Tokyo tanks as North Korea tensions spike

The remarks were made by presidential Blue House spokesman Park Su-hyun in a media briefing after the standing committee of the Blue House's National Security Council held a regular meeting to discuss recent ev...More..

British Columbia says will bar Trans Mountain work until consultations done
by | Saturday, August 12, 2017

British Columbia says will bar Trans Mountain work until consultations done

The NDP government appears to be making good on its promise to oppose Kinder Morgan's Transmountain Pipeline expansion. He was provincial party leader briefly in 1969, prior to Dave Barrett taking over and beco...More..

Wall Street opens lower as North Korea tensions escalate
by | Saturday, August 12, 2017

Wall Street opens lower as North Korea tensions escalate

The Dow Jones industrial average slid 36.64 points, or 0.2 percent, to 22,048.70. The Standard & Poor's 500 index slipped 0.90 of a point, or 0.04 percent, to 2,474.02. Gold hit its highest in nearly two m...More..

Police Officer Survives After Being Shot Multiple Times At Point-Blank Range
by | Saturday, August 12, 2017

Police Officer Survives After Being Shot Multiple Times At Point-Blank Range

Four gunshots ring out followed by Smith shouting "shots fired", and then four additional shots. Video recorded from a SC police officer's glasses camera and released to the public on Thursday shows the mom...More..

Global stocks slide as US-N. Korea nuclear tensions rise
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Global stocks slide as US-N. Korea nuclear tensions rise

The President told reporters Tuesday that the threat would be met with " fire and fury like the world has never seen", which prompted North Korea to threaten to attack the American territory of Guam. Spot go...More..

Kylie revealed the value of her empire, and the figure is astonishing
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Kylie revealed the value of her empire, and the figure is astonishing

Not bad for Kylie , who at 19 is youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner clan. But because of social media, the viewers knew that she surprised Albert at his school dance just months ago and the dress she was...More..

Christiansen appointed as new LEGO Group CEO
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Christiansen appointed as new LEGO Group CEO

Niels Christiansen, former head of Danfoss, will replace Bali Padda , the company's first foreign CEO. Christiansen, who led Danfoss for almost a decade, has replaced 61-year-old British businessman Bali Pad...More..

Geopolitical Concerns Lead To Weakness On Wall Street
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Geopolitical Concerns Lead To Weakness On Wall Street

USA stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open on Wednesday, as investors focus on rising geopolitical tensions between the US and North Korea, and get ready to pore over another slew of corporate ear...More..

Kraft Heinz, Oprah debut refrigerated soups and sides line
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Kraft Heinz, Oprah debut refrigerated soups and sides line

The Chicago-based food and beverage company describes the new line, sold under the " O, That's Good! " brand, as "nutritious twists" on comfort foods like mashed potatoes various soups. Ten percent of the profi...More..

Sensex Up 43 Points In Early Trade; Nifty At 10069
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Sensex Up 43 Points In Early Trade; Nifty At 10069

The broader Nifty index was up 12 points or 0.12 percent at 10,069. Indian shares fell for a second straight session on Tuesday on the back of selling pressure in banks and oil stocks. 358.09 million) and Ind...More..

Asean diplomats issue strong rebuke, warning to North Korea
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Asean diplomats issue strong rebuke, warning to North Korea

Kang could not resist chiming in: "It was a very, very good outcome". The 50th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN ) foreign ministers' meeting Sunday evening expressed concerns over China's land...More..

Gas prices jump 5 cents
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Gas prices jump 5 cents

York - $2.48/g, up 3.4 cents per gallon from last week's $2.44/g. GasBuddy's live ticking average indicated that gas prices across the nation cooled off by Monday afternoon. "As summer moves forward, the da...More..