Stories about Finance

Sep 07 2016

Arizona nabs class of 2017 top prospect, DeAndre Ayton

Ayton can run the floor and handle the ball with the grace and speed of a guard. It's always been speculated Ayton, who hails from Nassau, Bahamas, was leaning toward K...

Sep 05 2016

Protester attaches himself to backhoe to halt Dakota Access pipeline construction

The Labors' International Union of North America (LiUNA) and a newly created activist group, Bold Iowa , are bumping heads over the four-state, almost 1,200-mile Dakota ...

Sep 04 2016

Serena eyes next step on path to history

Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, in NY. The victory moved the 34-year-old American past Martina Navratilova and level with Roger Federer for most gran...

Sep 03 2016

Sterling rises on United Kingdom construction survey

At the time, the July PMI figure was taken as immediate evidence of an impending downturn, following June's referendum vote in favour of the United Kingdom leaving the EU...

Sep 02 2016

Shares in Potash Corp and Agrium rise on bid rumors

PotashCorp, which is worth about US$14.9 billion, and Agrium, which has a market capitalization of about US$13.2 billion, confirmed Tuesday they are in preliminary discus...

Aug 31 2016

Europe Slams Apple with Unprecedented $14.5 Billion Tax Bill

That stops now, according to a new ruling from the European Commission , which on Tuesday ordered the Silicon Valley giant to repay $14.5 billion in back taxes, plus int...

Aug 31 2016

Car bomb kills 5 soldiers outside President's palace

The hotel is frequented by government officials and police said it believed the facility was the likely target. As said by Colonel Bishar, at least seven people were pu...

Aug 30 2016

Yellen suggests rate hike is coming but offers no timetable

But rates are near zero and aren't expected to go much higher, leaving the Fed in a search for weapons for when the next recession hits. Giving an upbeat take on the ec...

Aug 30 2016

Canada Post labour action pushed back 24 hours

CUPW issued a 72-hour strike notice Thursday, but it's still not clear exactly how service would be disrupted, if at all. But Andrea Stairs, eBay Canada's managing dir...

Aug 29 2016

No legal status for undocumented immigrants

Trump's new campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, signalled over the weekend that the candidate has been rethinking his approach. Opinion Journal: Trump's Immigration Re...

Aug 29 2016

Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street

But as she continually does, Yellen warned that "the economic outlook is uncertain" and the Fed's monetary policy was not "on a preset course". A number of observers, som...

Aug 29 2016

Weather Underground Caribbean Forecast for Friday, August 26, 2016

Maximum sustained winds have increased to almost 50 mph with higher gusts, and tropical storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles from the center . The storm's max...

Aug 28 2016

Wall St slips on healthcare, consumer names; Fed eyed

On Thursday, several policymakers, including San Francisco Fed President John Williams and Kansas City Fed President Esther George, defended the need to raise interest ra...

Aug 27 2016

Rajnath Singh in Kashmir, holds talks with political leaders

Official sources said security officials briefed Rajnath about measures taken to maintain law and order, restore peace and prevent people from staging protests after he l...

Aug 26 2016

Kansas City Fed President George Prepared To Raise Rates in September

Markets are used to playing a guessing game. There have been recent rumblings from some Fed officials suggesting a September rate hike is back in play. The Board of Gov...

Aug 26 2016

Tesla wins U.S. antitrust approval to buy SolarCity

Co-founders Lyndon Rive and Peter Rive will also buy United States dollars 17.5 million each. However, it did not disclose the cumulative amount raised through bond off...

Aug 26 2016

Canadian dollar, North American stock markets, commodities make modest gains

Bank of Montreal rose 2.2 percent to C$86.27. The SmallCap Index sharply underperformed the S&P/TSX composite index, which fell 0.94 per cent. The Canadian dollar was...

Aug 25 2016

Brent falls below $49 again

News of its potential support for a production freeze helped halt an abrupt slump in crude prices that began on Monday, after a 20-percent rally in the past two weeks. "...

Aug 24 2016

Kaine criticizes Trump on tax returns, business debts

Still, the private hour-long event at Primus Aerospace in Lakewood served to showcase the problems facing today's businesses. The remainder is directed to the Democratic ...

Aug 23 2016

Kevin Durant: Olympics experience 'therapy for me'

Only the athletes receive Olympic gold medals, but Krzyzewski said USA Basketball gives the US coaches replica medals. Representing Team USA offers Boogie the kind of...