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VW ex-boss probed for market manipulation: prosecutors

German stock market law requires publicly traded companies to alert investors as soon as they have unforeseen developments that could affect a decision to buy or sell the stock. The prosecutors' office in the city of Braunschweig, which is leading ot...

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn by the end of this year

The transaction has been approved by the Board of Directors of both companies, and is still subject to approval by LinkedIn's shareholders, the satisfaction of certain regulatory approvals and other conditions. Microsoft said it would issue new de...

US Fed keeps interest rates unchanged

On Wednesday, the fed funds rate averaged 0.37 percent, trading in a range of 0.36 percent to 0.56 percent with $69 billion changing hands. Federal Reserve officials are less optimistic about the economy's growth this year and next, compared with thr...

NY fantasy sports hinge on Gov. Cuomo; legal claims remain

The legislation survived heavy opposition from casino companies operating in NY. Millions of our fellow New Yorkers were shutout of popular online fantasy-apps like Fanduel and Draftkings this year, but a new round of political proceedings could ha...

DiCaprio deposition ordered in 'Wolf of Wall Street' lawsuit

Greene is seeking $25 million for defamation as he claims the wig-wearing character Nicky "Rugrat" Koskoff - who was played by B.J. Byrne - was based on him with his nickname "Wigwam" changed to rug rat. Both testified to the regular meetings with ...

Orlando gunman Mateen raged against 'filthy ways of the West'

He also said that at one point, Mateen told him he wanted to pursue a relationship. The neighbour, Rajinder Chahal, said Ms Salman visited her mother only once after she married Mateen. He said he had no idea his USA -born son became radicalize...

FM: Decision on successor soon

Earlier today, Rajan announced that he would return to the academic world at the end of his term on September 4, 2016, adding he will always be available to serve his country when needed and asserted that his "successor" would take the nation to new ...

Orlando shooter's wife may have known about attack

In a new turn of events relating to the worst mass shooting in United States history, it's emerged that Omar Mateen's wife might have known about his intentions to massacre people at an Orlando gay nightclub. Mateen's ex-wife Sitora Yusufiy and o...

Greece closing in on next bailout payment

In Luxembourg on Thursday, eurozone finance ministers approved a payment of €7.5bn of aid to Greece, which is part of the €86bn bailout agreed a year ago. Capital Economics said that while the immediate risks surrounding Greece have receded once aga...

University of Louisville president James Ramsey resigning

Last month, the Republican governor used state police officers to prevent the ousted chairman from participating in a meeting of the board of one of the country's worst-funded pension systems. In the interim, Bevin said he was appointing businessman ...

Microsoft to buy networking site LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

LinkedIn , a networking site aimed at business users, has more than 400 million users worldwide. " Microsoft has fallen behind in the consumer Internet sector, and this deal gives Microsoft 433 million social LinkedIn members that is growing", D...

Housing starts dip 0.3% in May

Single-family housing completions in May were at a rate of 717,000; this is 2.3 percent above the revised April rate of 701,000. "There is some evidence of a pullback in multi-family activity from very elevated levels seen in the summer of past yea...

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Thinks Job Cuts Will Improve Your Shopping

Instead of having physical accountants, the affected stores will now use "cash recycler" machines for counting money. In the new roles, workers will make at least $17.55 an hour, Ibbotson told the Wall Street Journal. "With this launch, Walmart bec...

IEA revises up forecasts on global oil demand growth

Total output was 95.4 million barrels per day, 590,000 barrels per day less than a year ago and the first real drop since early 2013. This was less than the Market's expectations of 2.26 million barrels of draw-down. Most of the anticipated demand gr...

Ipsos MORI poll shows 53 percent of Britons back Brexit

She's a member of the center-left Labor party, whose leader and rank-and-file members want to stay in the EU. Prime Minister David Cameron said he was "very concerned" about the attack and cancelled a rally he had planned in Gibraltar as part o...

Viacom CEO's tenure may be up soon after board shakeup

Herzer's lawyer Pierce O'Donnell of Greenberg, Glusker, said in a statement Monday: "The evidence at the new trial will prove in detail how it came to pass that Redstone has been transformed into a fragile shell of a once powerful media titan whose v...

Gun maker stocks rise in wake of Orlando shooting

This claim appeals convincing in terms of the stock market observation as other gun makers, aside from Smith & Wesson, experienced rises in their stocks. Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation is a manufacturer of firearms. Sadly, this has happened all...

Egyptian Authorities Have Located Parts from EgyptAir MS804

They contain vital information, including any conversations inside the cockpit just before the May 19 crash of Flight MS804, which killed all 66 on board. Locator pings emitted by flight data and cockpit voice recorders can be picked up from deep und...

Stocks rise ahead of Fed rate decision, comments

Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in April indicates that the pace of improvement in the labor market has slowed while growth in economic activity appears to have picked up. As the economy has healed in recent years, Fe...

Kashmir separatists 'united', 'ready' to foil Sainik and KP colonies plans

The delegation members informed the Mirwaiz that Kashmiri Pandits too were desirous of returning to the Valley and wanted to hold consultations with Kashmiri Muslims so that a way to their dignified return to Kashmir is found where once again they be...

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U.S. economic growth hits 3% rate in second quarter

Quarterly growth, however, can vary widely from the annual average; GDP growth exceeded 3 percent in five quarters since mid-2013, but the overall growth rate each year was ultimat...

LEADING OFF: Astros play 'home' game, KC nears futility mark

Despite a published report that indicated a decision on the Mets series was final, Ryan stopped short of announcing the Astros' plans past the Rangers series. "We had agreed ...

Jailing of Samsung heir raises questions over company's outlook

This week, Samsung's billionaire heir-apparent Lee Jae-yong sentenced to five years in prison for bribery. In return, they were promised of government support in the merger of ...

Trump comments on NAFTA talks put some Arizona businesses on edge

Donald Trump has threatened to cancel NAFTA less than one week into the renegotiation of the trade agreement, providing an early indication that the upcoming talks might occur un...

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade could reunite with Cavaliers

Earlier in the offseason, Wade opted in to the final year of his contract with the Bulls and is set to collect almost $24 million. Friedell says those players didn't appreciate ...

Total to Buy Maersk's Oil and Gas Business for $4.95 Billion

The Maersk assets will boost the French giant's business in the North Sea, adding to deals earlier this year that expanded its presence in Uganda and Brazil . In addition, the...

Watch Secret Superstar first song Main Kaun Hoon

Main Kaun Hoon is her first song, which garners her much appreciation for her voice. The song was launched in the presence of Aamir Khan along with director Advait Chandan and...

Flag mistake: Foreign Ministry extends apology to Indonesian government, people

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo also called for an apology but cautioned against exaggerating the incident. Indonesia's flag has a red stripe above a white stripe, but it was pr...

Sensex gains 70 points, Nifty regains 9900 mark

Other gainers were Reliance Industries at Rs 1,589.90 per piece up 1.46%, followed by Tata Steel at Rs 635.10 (0.85%), Bharti Airtel at Rs 409.70 per piece (0.75%), Dr Reddy'...

US July retail sales volumes jump past forecasts

Internet-driven purchases probably received a boost from the spike in online shopping tied to Amazon.com's Prime Day event. Wall Street shares ended Tuesday little changed, but t...

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Target takes steps to compete more seriously with Amazon

Target takes steps to compete more seriously with Amazon

In a blog post on Target's corporate website, Valdez said Grand Junction will help Target offer product assembly, installation and other services. Rob: Our team is excited abou...

Toyota, Mazda Corp. to Establish $1.6-Bln Joint Venture in US

Toyota, Mazda Corp. to Establish $1.6-Bln Joint Venture in US

Toyota and Mazda will invest $1.6 billion to produce crossover models and Toyota's Corolla sedan in the United States starting 2021. On Friday (4 August), the Japanese auto...

Teenager jumps out of plane's emergency exit as it lands

Teenager jumps out of plane's emergency exit as it lands

The teen, a USA citizen, was accosted by a construction crew working nearby on the airfield. He was also reportedly taken to a hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. Airport spoke...

Sprint Surprises with Profit, Says a Deal May Be Coming Soon

Sprint Surprises with Profit, Says a Deal May Be Coming Soon

Therefore, the firm believes, irrespective of the potential M&A target, be it Charter, T-Mobile US Inc (NASDAQ: TMUS ), DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ: DISH) or someone else, there...

HSBC in €255m plan to move 1000 jobs to Paris after Brexit

HSBC in €255m plan to move 1000 jobs to Paris after Brexit

It also announced a share buyback program of up to $2 billion, which is expected to be completed this year. "We have made an excellent start to 2017", Chief Executive Stuart G...