GM urged by investor to create two share classes

On Tuesday, Greenlight Capital urged General Motors (gm) to split its common stock into two classes , a proposal that was swiftly rejected by the carmaker. Standard & Poor's said it would treat the dividend shares as debt when calculating GM's ris... More..

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US, Britain ban laptops on flights from Turkey, Arab world
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

US, Britain ban laptops on flights from Turkey, Arab world

The British ban affects all the airports in six countries - Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Turkey. USA and British officials said Tuesday the decision to bar laptops and tablets from the ca...More..

Is AmazonFresh Pickup as fresh an idea as it seems?
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Is AmazonFresh Pickup as fresh an idea as it seems?

Sticking with the innovative theme, there are no cashiers and customers simply leave the store with their purchases without opening their wallets, as items are charged directly to their Amazon accounts. For t...More..

President Trump Attacks Conservative Lawmakers Over Health-Care Bill
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

President Trump Attacks Conservative Lawmakers Over Health-Care Bill

Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., chairman of the Freedom Caucus, acknowledged he was doing a lot of "self-critiquing" after the health care defeat. Shortly after the president's tweet, his chief of staff, Reince Pr...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Trump approves Keystone XL pipeline, hails 'great day'

Calling it "a great day for American jobs", President Donald Trump announced Friday his administration is giving the $8 billion project the green light. "The world simply can not afford to transport or burn the...More..

Judge Jeanine Pirro: Paul Ryan must go. Now
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Judge Jeanine Pirro: Paul Ryan must go. Now

If Trump wants to succeed in fulfilling his campaign pledges and keep the supporters he won in 2016, he needs to sideline Paul Ryan in one fashion or another and find someone -a new chief of staff? - who can ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Michigan, Flint to replace 18000 lead-tainted water lines

Jones, 66 and homebound, says she isn't heartened by Tuesday's settlement in a lawsuit over lead-tainted water, one that compels MI to set aside millions of dollars that Flint will use to replace problem pipe...More..

Airlines Tackle Looming Electronics Ban With Humor
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Airlines Tackle Looming Electronics Ban With Humor

Some of the activities include meditation, reading, spending one hour thinking about what you should watch, engaging in primitive conversations that date before internet came. Transportation Security Administra...More..

Facebook Messenger adds live location sharing
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Facebook Messenger adds live location sharing

Navigate to within a conversation and tap the location icon at the bottom, over the message box. You'll also get an ETA of how long it would take you to get to the other person's place, if you both have loca...More..

A quick look at Kansas State-Wake Forest in the First Four
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

A quick look at Kansas State-Wake Forest in the First Four

The Kansas State Wildcats and Wake Forest Demon Deacons had something to prove on Tuesday night in Dayton. "I think he just needed to shake off his jitters in the first NCAA Tournament game", Iwundu said. P...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

On This Date, Marijuana Will Finally Become Legal in Canada

The Liberals' plan will also, reportedly, give the federal government control over the companies producing recreational pot by issuing licenses, like it does with the current regime for medical marijuana patien...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Trump notches his 13th golf course visit

Club members told Jennifer Jacobs of Bloomberg that Trump indeed played a full 18 holes "with the club pro and a club members". Then on Sunday, Trump arrived at his golf club again, just after 11 a.m., for w...More..

CBN Crashes Dollars; To Sell To Consumers At N360
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

CBN Crashes Dollars; To Sell To Consumers At N360

Previously, the bank was selling between 315 and 360, for visible and invisibles transactions, and permitting banks to sell at no more than 375 per dollar on invisible transactions. Going forward, he reiterated...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Tipton: I would have voted 'no' on American Health Care Act

That's because long before they failed to develop an alternative to the ACA, it had become apparent that Republicans lacked a coherent argument about what was wrong with the law. Republicans won the chance to r...More..

Trump dines at DC hotel after spending day at Trump golf course
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Trump dines at DC hotel after spending day at Trump golf course

It is unlikely that the MAR-A-LAGO Act will become law, since it has to pass through a Republican-controlled Congress and be signed by Trump. Mar-a-Lago, the palatial 128-room house in Palm Beach, Fla., was...More..

Pruitt: Trump to sign order on power plant regulations Tuesday
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Pruitt: Trump to sign order on power plant regulations Tuesday

While many West Coast and Northeastern states are already well into such planning, the Clean Power Plan was fiercely resisted by numerous states in the center of the country-many of which have the dirtiest and ...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

China stops Australian academic from flying home

Friends based in Australia say it is a positive sign that he is not being held completely incommunicado. "UTS has been in regular contact Dr Feng, who has assured the university that he is fine", the universi...More..

US Sanctuary Cities Can Legally Resist Immigration Enforcement
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

US Sanctuary Cities Can Legally Resist Immigration Enforcement

ABC noted that the Obama administration also said cities that don't honor detainer laws could lose federal funds. "We intend to use all the lawful authorities we have to make sure our state and local official...More..

European Union clears $130 billion merger of United States chemcials giants Dow and DuPont
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

European Union clears $130 billion merger of United States chemcials giants Dow and DuPont

Merger Regulation". An in-depth review was launched a year ago amid concerns that it could have reduced competition in both the pesticides and petrochemicals market across the European Economic Area (EEA), an...More..

Thousands Affected By Bus Éireann Strike
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Thousands Affected By Bus Éireann Strike

The CTTC also said they hope the dispute Bus Éireann management and its employees can be resolved to reduce disruption for the travelling public. The X1 runs from Belfast to Dublin via Dublin Airport, and the...More..

by | Monday, March 27, 2017

President Trump Calls Out Freedom Caucus Ahead Of Dramatic Health Care Vote

The Freedom Caucus is a hard-right group of House members who were largely responsible for blocking the bill to undo President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. "That's what the Freedom Caucus was create...More..

Netanyahu warns Putin: Israel to continue attacking in Syria
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Netanyahu warns Putin: Israel to continue attacking in Syria

Badreddine, overlooked by Soleimani in the battlefield, subsequently believed that his superior was favouring Iranian troops. The report said Hassan Nasrallah was put under pressure to remove Badreddine by Ma...More..

by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Officials support Meals on Wheels as program faces cuts

Losing the meals "would affect me greatly, but I worry about the people who aren't as lucky as I am, who don't have a caregiver", Jameson said. "If there are federal funding cuts, it is definitely going to im...More..

Egypt Resumes Meat Importation From Brazil
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Egypt Resumes Meat Importation From Brazil

The department also said meat products brought in from Brazil were safe for consumption. In a statement, Brazil's President Michel Temer said the moves "reaffirm the trust of the worldwide community in ou...More..

Another Corporate Hiring Plan Just Got Re-Announced By Trump
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Another Corporate Hiring Plan Just Got Re-Announced By Trump

Shortly after it announced its plans to acquire Time Warner Cable in 2015, Charter said more generally that it would "create thousands of USA -based jobs" by hiring customer service call center and field te...More..

German candy maker opening Wisconsin plant
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

German candy maker opening Wisconsin plant

Walker said the company chose to locate in Wisconsin for several reasons, including being located in the Chicago region, access to transportation and the quality of the local university and technical college sy...More..

Slain London cop Keith Palmer was a husband and father
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Slain London cop Keith Palmer was a husband and father

Labour MP Barry Gardiner was also caught up in the lockdown and posted a picture of armed police moving through parliament . He stabbed the mum-of-two 15 times and then shot her three times. Video: The Pri...More..

Dunkin' Donuts Is Getting Rid of the Coffee Coolatta
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Dunkin' Donuts Is Getting Rid of the Coffee Coolatta

Those who found reliable refreshment in the Coffee Coolatta may be in for a long hot summer. That's the same amount of calories as three chocolate creme donuts - and nearly 10 times as much sugar. They're still...More..

Lowers Canadian Solar Inc. (CSIQ) Price Target to $14.00
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Lowers Canadian Solar Inc. (CSIQ) Price Target to $14.00

Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) has risen 12.39% over the past 6 months and is uptrending. They expect $0.29 EPS, down 262.07% or $0.76 from last year's $1.05 per share. Canadian Solar has a 52-week low o...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Brazil meat exports collapse in wake of inspection scandal

Brazil is the world's largest red meat exporter. Maggi showed cameras around a factory run by the company Seara in Lapa, Parana, telling reporters that operations and standards have been upheld amid investiga...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

SC asks parties to resolve Ayodhya dispute amicably, offers to mediate

Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti. The issue has assumed significance against as an Supreme Court bench including Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, ustice Kaul and CJI Khehar, responded to BJP leader Subra...More..

Tuesday Morning Briefing: Asian Stocks Mixed; Dollar Drops For Fifth Day
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Tuesday Morning Briefing: Asian Stocks Mixed; Dollar Drops For Fifth Day

This is a big jump in inflation - but the bigger question is will the BoE respond? Investors were awaiting a spate of Fed speakers this week, including Chair Janet Yellen on Thursday. "Resistance is around $1...More..

Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump gets bigger role, White House office
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump gets bigger role, White House office

Gorelick said Ivanka Trump would follow the ethics rules that apply to government employees. Ivanka's elevated position has historians and ethics experts questioning the appropriateness of having one of t...More..

Uber president Jeff Jones quits
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Uber president Jeff Jones quits

That culture has been in the spotlight in recent weeks amid allegations of sexual harassment at the company, a lawsuit accusing Uber of using stolen technology and a video showing Kalanick arguing with an U...More..

Mean Rating Of General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) At $2.64
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Mean Rating Of General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) At $2.64

Revenue is expected in between 3.92 Billion and 3.76 Billion with an average of 3.82 Billion. Share Price Impact: Shares declined 0.8% in pre-market trading at the time of writing. The stock as of last trad...More..

Billionaire David Rockefeller passes away at the age of 101
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Billionaire David Rockefeller passes away at the age of 101

FILE - In this March 10, 1971, file photo, David Rockefeller, left, chairman of the Chase Manhattan Bank, talks with Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir after his arrival in Israel. Forbes , which just published...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Real Housewives of New Jersey Star's Car Involved in Double Homicide

ABC7 out of NY reports that police in New Jersey are searching for who shot two people in the head and left their bodies to burn inside DePaola's Audi . The reality star is a mother and owns a fashionable b...More..

Yogi Adityanath as UP CM: Uma Bharti expresses delight
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Yogi Adityanath as UP CM: Uma Bharti expresses delight

Yogi Adityanath, a five-time Lok Sabha MP from Gorakhpur, is an upper caste Rajput. However, Bundelkhand region, which was swept by the BJP winning 19 seats, did not get a fair deal as one MLA has been inducted...More..

Gold regains 29K-mark, soars ₹ 450 on global cues
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Gold regains 29K-mark, soars ₹ 450 on global cues

Precious metals prices climbed on Thursday to their highest level in over a week after the USA central bank signalled only gradual rate tightening and the dollar slid to its lowest in five weeks. The People's B...More..

West Texas Crude Unchanged as Crude Inventories Dip
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

West Texas Crude Unchanged as Crude Inventories Dip

Prior to the Vienna agreement production from OPEC countries was increasing. Saudi Arabia has set a near-impossible target to end the current round of OPEC oil-production cuts, indicating that a policy roll...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Gold inches up ahead of US Fed rate rise clues

The Opinionway poll also showed Le Pen, who has pledged to take France out of the euro, narrowing Macron's lead in the second round run-off. Gold rallied for the second straight session on Thursday, climbing ...More..

Trump supporters boycott Hawaii and … McDonald's?
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Trump supporters boycott Hawaii and … McDonald's?

The unauthorized tweets show that corporations with millions of followers can serve as prime targets for hackers who are chasing their 15 minutes of fame before the posts are deleted. Others became concerned ...More..

Asian shares weaker with Fed rate views weighing
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Asian shares weaker with Fed rate views weighing

Futures augured a tepid start on Wall Street with Dow futures down 0.3 percent and S&P futures shedding 0.4 percent. The ECB will decide later whether to raise interest rates before or after ending its bond p...More..

IAG brands new long-haul A330 budget carrier 'Level'
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

IAG brands new long-haul A330 budget carrier 'Level'

Last month, for instance, Norwegian Air launched promotional transatlantic flights between Europe and the United States for as little as US$65 one-way. The low-priced airline is an effort by IAG to muscle in ...More..

Marine Le Pen pledges to work with Britain in Brexit negotiations
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Marine Le Pen pledges to work with Britain in Brexit negotiations

Marine Le Pen , the National Front's candidate, secured 17.9 per cent of the vote, placing her in third place. She claimed Macron was noted as being "a key sales person of globalisation - he is for everything...More..

Mamata to approach 'higher judiciary' on Narada sting operation
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Mamata to approach 'higher judiciary' on Narada sting operation

When asked about the Calcutta High Court order today, she said, "I will not comment on this, we'll approach higher judiciary". In its decision on Friday, the high court's bench comprising acting Chief Justice...More..

German Finance Minister Schaeuble backs London as strong financial centre
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

German Finance Minister Schaeuble backs London as strong financial centre

Attention at the two-day meeting in the German spa town of Baden-Baden has centered on a joint statement that is being prepared for Saturday. This time, early drafts of the ministers' statement have omitted suc...More..

by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Global Stock Markets In Rally Mode Following US Rate Hike

United States bond yields fell slightly in Asian trading on Thursday, but there was some reversal in Europe with the 10-year yield moving above 2.52%. Later Thursday, President Donald Trump will make his formal...More..

A Volcanic Explosion in Italy Injured 10 People
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

A Volcanic Explosion in Italy Injured 10 People

Boiling hot rocks were sent flying into the air, raining down on the journalists and others who happened to be near the top of the mountain. Guides and rescue teams led everyone off the mountain, she said . ...More..

GoPro Surges After Job Cuts Bring Elusive Profit Goal Closer
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

GoPro Surges After Job Cuts Bring Elusive Profit Goal Closer

The consensus recommendation by Thomson Reuters analysts is Outperform and their mean rating for the stock is 1.80 on scale of 1-5. The company reported its last quarter on Dec 16. "We're determined that GoP...More..