Stories about Finance

Aug 17 2017

Micro Focus International plc (LON:MCRO) Insider Purchases 49000 Shares of Stock

The Vermont-based Rock Point Advisors Llc has invested 0.89% in the stock. About 868,451 shares traded. EP Energy Corp (NYSE:EPE) has declined 9.47% since August 14, 20...

Aug 16 2017

Bill Gates makes largest donation since 2000 with $4.6-billion pledge

For some one preoccupied with saving the world, Gates' time on Instagram will most likely be a curated story telling experience that helps put a focus on the work of the ...

Aug 06 2017

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli was convicted and the internet is sooo happy

Some investors testified against him, accusing him of covering up his activities and stonewalling them as his scheme played out, the Post said. Prior to his arrest fo...

Aug 05 2017

Toyota, Mazda plan EV partnership, possible United States plant

This development would be a boost to United States president Donald Trump , who has chastised automakers setting up shop in neighbouring countries. When it comes to te...

Aug 04 2017

Increased Airport Security Checks Across The EU

Airports popular with British tourists , including Paris , Madrid and Lisbon , could see queues stretching hundreds of metres as the lengthy checks are imposed on ent...

Aug 03 2017

RBA Keeps Policy Rate Steady

Higher commodity prices, weakness in the US dollar and some lingering speculation that the RBA might take a more hawkish view on policy are among the factors lifting the ...

Aug 01 2017

Homeland Security says it is 'closely following' Australia terror plot

Police said they had seized materials that could have been used to make an improvised explosive device. They are being held under anti-terror legislation that gives inves...

Jul 31 2017

Wisconsin governor defends $3 bln deal for Foxconn plant

The firm will invest $10 billion in Wisconsin to build a new manufacturing plant that produces LCD panels. "I would see Terry and I'd say, Terry you'd have to give us a...

Jul 29 2017

Tobacco stocks hit by USA plan to cut nicotine levels in cigarettes

The agency would target levels of nicotine in cigarettes lowering them enough to make them less likely to get people hooked or not addictive at all. "The overwhelming a...

Jul 25 2017

Sensex, Nifty hit record high

The shares of Avenue Supermarts, the operator of D-Mart retail chain, gained 5.5 per cent after reporting that its Q1 net profit increased 47.7 per cent at Rs 174.7 crore...

Jul 24 2017

Scaramucci says president won't have to pardon anyone

No one should worry about the president being lenient on Moscow, Scaramucci added, noting that as he makes up his mind about whether Russian Federation tried to meddl...

Jul 22 2017

Amazon Acquires AI Startup Graphiq To Improve Alexa

It does seem odd for the Alexa feature to be integrated with the Amazon shopping application given that Amazon has a standalone Alexa app already. With the integrat...

Jul 22 2017

Rep. Marcia Fudge concerned about proposed Amazon-Whole Foods merger

Still, the mere fact that the FTC is looking into the consumer watchdog pricing allegations is evidence that regulators are carefully inspecting Amazon's planned takeov...

Jul 21 2017

Diamond Bank Confirms Apapa Fire Incident

The branch's reception area was vandalized and set ablaze. Our correspondent learnt that enraged mob populated by truck drivers angered by the gruesome killing by the p...

Jul 20 2017

As paperwork goes missing, private student loan debts may be wiped away

The loans were made to students by dozens of banks, and then bundled together by a financing company and sold to investors. Are my loans owned by National Collegiate? ...

Jul 15 2017

Alfredo Angelo Bridal stores closing nationwide; including Oklahoma locations

For brides-to-be shopping at Alfred Angelo Bridal in Manchester, getting their hands on their dream dresses turned into a bit of a nightmare on Thursday . Another soon...

Jul 13 2017

Hackers Stealing Credit Card Numbers from Trump's Hotels for Months!

The company says the data include cardholder name, payment card number, card expiration date and potentially card security code. "The privacy and protection of our gues...

Jul 11 2017

No trading on NSE this morning; here's what happened

Deven Choksey, managing director, KR Choksey Investment Managers, said, "Trading at both the segments is halted due to a technical glitch at NSE cash segment". During the...

Jul 11 2017

Philippine House leader wants Martial Law extended till Duterte steps down

Padilla said, although he was unaware of where Alvarez was coming from, he admitted declaring or extending martial law would be a political decision. Under the 1987 Con...

Jul 10 2017

West Indies win toss, elect to field against India in T20

Windies are the World Champs for a reason. " West Indies have a good T20 team", Kohli said. The guys have played in IPL, so have a lot of exposure. Despite being outp...