Melbourne Cup 2016: What the winning trainer said

Qewy, a seven-year-old gelding rated 25-1, will be ridden by Kerrin McEvoy , a Melbourne Cup victor with Brew in 2000. Japanese contender Fame Game is this year's current favourite, but the race has a long and interesting history going all the w... More..

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China debuts J-20 stealth fighter in flypast at Zhuhai
by | Tuesday, November 01, 2016

China debuts J-20 stealth fighter in flypast at Zhuhai

Bradley Perrett of Aviation Week, a veteran China watcher, said: "It is clearly a big step forward in Chinese combat capability". In 2014, it showed off its J-31 fighter at the exhibition, also known as Airsho...More..

China's manufacturing hits 2-year high as demand picks up
by | Tuesday, November 01, 2016

China's manufacturing hits 2-year high as demand picks up

The Australian Industry Group's performance of manufacturing index (PMI) rose 1.1 points to 50.9 in October. That's above the 50-point mark that separates growth from contraction. "Production and market demand ...More..

by | Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Makeshift migrant church in Calais holds final service

There are now hundreds of tents pitched along Paris streets after the camp near the French and United Kingdom border was removed last week, where children and adults are sleeping. But the plight of hundreds o...More..

by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Qualcomm to buy NXP for $47 billion

NXP's shares rose 2.4 percent to $101, while Qualcomm shares were up almost 2 percent to $69.50 in premarket trading. Qualcomm and NXP have entered into a difinitive agreement, which will see the chi...More..

by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Elon Musk announces full autonomy for all Tesla cars

Tesla Motors Inc. says it will now produce all its vehicles with the hardware needed to enable full self-driving capabilities. Tesla cars will now feature eight surround cameras with 360-degree visibility at...More..

by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Stokes leads England to 22-run win over Bangladesh

Off-spinner Gareth Batty picked up three wickets for the touring side in the second innings. Debutant Sabbir, dropped by Bairstow on 34 on day four, had only a watching brief as England successfully reviewed ...More..

Canada ready to sign long-delayed trade pact
by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Canada ready to sign long-delayed trade pact

European Council President Donald Tusk, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker pose after the joint press conference and the signing of the CETA trade deal...More..

by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Non-OPEC yet to pledge concrete oil output steps after meeting OPEC

Non-Opec nations ended talks with the group on Saturday without making any supply commitments, said Brazil's Oil and Gas Secretary Marcio Felix after the meeting. Kristian Rouz - Disagreements between the OPEC ...More..

by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Sirius XM Holdings Inc.'s (SIRI)

Broadcasting - Radio has a PEG of 2.21 alongside a PS value of 4.13 and a PB value of *TBA. The difference between actual earnings and estimated earnings was $0.01 per share. Hedge funds and other institutional...More..

by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Obama says health consumers need to shop around

The Affordable Care Act is "blowing up", Donald Trump claimed at a Tuesday rally, jumping on the government's announcement that premiums for a popular group of Affordable Care Act plans will increase by ...More..

by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Hamilton quickest in first practice at Mexican Grand Prix

The prospect of a Ferrari resurgence could be good news for Hamilton , who trails his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg by 26 points with three rounds remaining. The qualifying result in Mexico on Saturday comes ...More..

Superstar ally Michelle Obama hits trail with Clinton for the first time
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Superstar ally Michelle Obama hits trail with Clinton for the first time

And she's read them through and she's thought them through", Obama told the crowd. "It takes a level of generosity of spirit to do what Hillary has done in her career and in her life for our family, for this ...More..

Isaac Success Watford boss, Mazzarri disappointed with striker's injury
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Isaac Success Watford boss, Mazzarri disappointed with striker's injury

Having not played at home since drawing with Bournemouth four weeks ago, the players appeared eager to make up for lost time and nearly went ahead early on when Younès Kaboul's header crashed against the cros...More..

Exxon Mobil shares fall premarket after company posts weaker-than-expected revenue
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Exxon Mobil shares fall premarket after company posts weaker-than-expected revenue

Exxon Mobil Corporation makes up approx 4.31% of Kessler Investment Group's portfolio.Renaissance Investment Group reduced its stake in XOM by selling 193 shares or 0.38% in the most recent quarter. XOM's rev...More..

by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Pence plane skids off runway on rainy landing

U.S. Vice Presidential nominee Mike Pence tells CBS that there were "ten seconds of uncertainty" as his plane landed and skidded off the runway at New York's Laguardia Airport Thursday night. Pence cancel...More..

Tesla and SolarCity just made your roof obsolete
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Tesla and SolarCity just made your roof obsolete

Yes, those are solar roofs in the pictures. (No word on pricing just yet, unfortunately.) The companies are bringing design and manufacturing in-house (or almost so), with Tesla churning out lithium ion batte...More..

UPS orders 14 Boeing 747 jumbo jets to carry air freight
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

UPS orders 14 Boeing 747 jumbo jets to carry air freight

A Boeing spokesman said the agreement with UPS brings the total outstanding 747 orders to 29 and the plane maker will not use any of its existing inventory of 747-8s that have already been built to fill the...More..

Level 3 up another 3.9% as analysts measure CenturyLink merger prospects
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Level 3 up another 3.9% as analysts measure CenturyLink merger prospects

In the tw and Qwest acquisitions, Level 3 and CenturyLink squeezed operating and capital expenditure savings equal to about 3 percent of combined revenue. In the past 52 weeks, the equity's price traded between...More..

Eurowings to hold talks with cabin crew as strike threat looms
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Eurowings to hold talks with cabin crew as strike threat looms

Eurowings spokesman Heinz Joachim Schoettes criticized the strike as a "disproportionate" measure, saying the two sides had disagreed mainly about part-time contracts for a small number of staff. UFO will provi...More..

Why Bravehearts Are Looking Beyond RBS Restructuring
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Why Bravehearts Are Looking Beyond RBS Restructuring

However, RBS said it did not expect to expect to sell off the business by 31 December 2017, as had been required by the Commission. The bank's third-quarter loss compares with a profit of £952m in the sam...More..

Macy's to open a bit earlier Thanksgiving Day
by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Macy's to open a bit earlier Thanksgiving Day

Don't miss out on lightning deals (similar to in-store doorbuster deals) that sell out quickly. They will also be offering free pictures with Santa in stores starting November 12 and free crafts through Christm...More..

by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Talks continue on day EU-Canada trade deal was to be signed

MPs in the French-speaking region of Wallonia, as well as in the Brussels region and in the country's tiny German-speaking region have been asked to drop resistance to the Ceta treaty by midnight on Friday. For...More..

US Coast Guard in Hawaii searching for Chinese mariner
by | Friday, October 28, 2016

US Coast Guard in Hawaii searching for Chinese mariner

The Coast Guard located Guo Chuan's 97-foot trimaran early Wednesday. The boatcrew confirmed Guo was not on the vessel although his life jacket remains aboard. The team said Guo's personal items had been reco...More..

Mistry's claims malicious: Tata Sons
by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Mistry's claims malicious: Tata Sons

Tata Sons has had only six chairmen since it was founded in 1868, growing into a $103 billion global group spanning cars, steel and information technology. "These will be responded to in an appropriate manner"....More..

by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

Samsung expects to lose $5.4 billion on Galaxy Note 7

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 seemed to be a real success for Samsung when it was first released, with critics and reviewers alike heaping praise on the device. Samsung slashed its latest quarterly profit estima...More..

Germany pulls approval for takeover of Aixtron
by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

Germany pulls approval for takeover of Aixtron

Fujian Grand Chip had bid 670 million euros ($737 million) for Aixtron. A spokeswoman for the German economy ministry declined to comment on the article. The offer period ended Friday, and final results will ...More..

Alphabet Pauses Google Fiber Rollout: Here's A List Of Affected Cities
by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

Alphabet Pauses Google Fiber Rollout: Here's A List Of Affected Cities

Despite stepping down as Access CEO, Barratt said he would remain with Google as an advisor at Page's request. In terms of our existing footprint, in the cities where we've launched or are under construction, o...More..

Syrian Refugee Children Making Clothes for UK Retailers: Investigation
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Syrian Refugee Children Making Clothes for UK Retailers: Investigation

Adult refugees were also found to be working for Spanish brands Zara and Mango. All the brands said they were totally opposed to child labour, and stressed the complexity of the situation in Turkey . Fewer t...More..

American Express Beats Expectations and Boosts Guidance
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

American Express Beats Expectations and Boosts Guidance

The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.15 a share with a surprise factor of 7.7%. EverBank Financial Corp (NYSE: EVER) announced that it will release its financial results for the third qu...More..

Sprint is sliding after posting a smaller than expected loss
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Sprint is sliding after posting a smaller than expected loss

The good news for the quarter is that the company added 347,000 net new customers, which is twice the number of its first quarter and more than five times its growth from a year ago. Ahead of today's market sta...More..

Donald Trump Argues Polling Methods Are Rigged Against Him
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Donald Trump Argues Polling Methods Are Rigged Against Him

At last week's debate with Clinton, Trump challenged a cornerstone of American democracy by refusing to commit to honoring the result of the U.S. election. "And you know, this is a big deal", Clinton said a...More..

by | Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Rockwell Collins to buy B/E Aerospace for $6.4 billion

Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street as traders looked over a big batch of corporate deals. The acquisition significantly increases Rockwell Collins' scale and diversifies its product portfolio, custome...More..

by | Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Massachusetts voters seize on chance to cast ballots early

Florida is considered one of the critical swing states this election cycle, with presidential candidates considering it a "must win" territory and recent polling narrowing the gap between the state's U.S. An au...More..

by | Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Tata removes chairman Cyrus Mistry in leadership surprise

The selection committee comprises Ratan Tata, Venu Srinivasan, Amit Chandra, Ronen Sen and Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya . The group, founded in 1868, employs more than 660,000 people and has 29 listed units with...More..

by | Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Govt wants to protect Muslim women: PM Modi

He said, today, corporates and financial institutions want legal experts who can help close business deals and transactions without any disputes and litigations. On October 7, the Union government told the Supr...More..

by | Monday, October 24, 2016

Giants kicker Josh Brown placed on commissioner's exempt list

Your placement on Commissioner Exempt does not represent a finding that you have violated the Personal Conduct Policy. The move comes two days after new evidence emerged that showed Brown had admitted in a j...More..

by | Monday, October 24, 2016

Airport decision will be another year

May will also allow any dissenting ministers to make public their objections to the decision. Her spokeswoman said: "The prime minister wanted to approach this in a mature way, recognising that a number of mi...More..

Gary Neville Podcast - Chelsea thrash Manchester United
by | Monday, October 24, 2016

Gary Neville Podcast - Chelsea thrash Manchester United

There's been a call for a protestSir Alan didn't quite say "you're fired " And even a few old pros weighed in with haymakersOverall, it wasn't a great day for Jose. It is a huge week in his relatively new Manch...More..

by | Sunday, October 23, 2016

USA elections and Donald Trump

Sort of, but the context suggests Trump is trying to deceive. The Clinton campaign has intensified its efforts to expand the electoral map, cutting off any hope of Mr Trump reaching the winning majority o...More..

Moody's: DoJ preparing complaint alleging rating violations
by | Sunday, October 23, 2016

Moody's: DoJ preparing complaint alleging rating violations

Investors sent Moody's (MCO) shares down more than 5.4% or $5.85 to a $102.24 close. Credit rating agencies have come under fire for inflating ratings and understating risks on mortgage-backed securities befo...More..

Social Security benefits to increase by tiny amount
by | Sunday, October 23, 2016

Social Security benefits to increase by tiny amount

The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently announced that the inflation index it uses to determine cost-of-living adjustments ( COLA ) has increased over the past year. The Social Security Administr...More..

by | Sunday, October 23, 2016

Cyber attacks disrupt PayPal, Twitter, other sites

Sites including coder hangout Github said they briefly experienced problems, although it was not immediately clear whether the issues were linked to the cyberattack. Furthermore, Dyn released a statement on...More..

by | Sunday, October 23, 2016

Russian Federation aims for removing militants from Syria, not Assad

Heavy clashes between regime and rebel forces erupted in several areas of Syria's divided city of Aleppo late on Saturday after a unilateral ceasefire announced by government ally Russian Federation expired. ...More..

NY poised to crack down on illegal Airbnb rentals
by | Sunday, October 23, 2016

NY poised to crack down on illegal Airbnb rentals

Airbnb has also said it will take steps to help property owners wishing to list with its service register and comply with regulations. "Albany backroom dealing rewarded a special interest - the price-gouging ...More..

by | Saturday, October 22, 2016

British American Tobacco offers to buy Reynolds American Inc. in $47B deal

Reynolds announced just two days before British American's offer that Cameron, two years into her second stint leading the venerable American tobacco company would step down as CEO effective January 1, t...More..

by | Saturday, October 22, 2016

EU leaders scramble to salve free trade pact with Canada

Belgium's constitution gives each regional parliament a role in trade agreements, requiring them to support the deal before the country can sign on. "We urge Belgium to look beyond short-term politics to the op...More..

by | Saturday, October 22, 2016

Duterte's 'Goodbye' to US Leaves World 'Baffled'

Visiting Beijing on Thursday, Duterte floated the possibility of going to Russian Federation to tell President Vladimir Putin "that there are three of us against the world: China, Philippines and Russian Fe...More..

Spill at Kansas chemical plant causes 'smoke,' evacuations
by | Saturday, October 22, 2016

Spill at Kansas chemical plant causes 'smoke,' evacuations

According to multiple reports, at least one of the chemicals is airborne chlorine powder. UPDATE: 10/21/2016 10:26am The National Weather Service in Kansas City is reporting that the spill, deemed unsafe,...More..

Best stocks of the day: Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK)
by | Friday, October 21, 2016

Best stocks of the day: Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK)

Bank Of New York Mellon Corp. had a net margin of 20.86% and a return on equity of 9.31%. Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. (NYSE:BK) traded up 4.4% during t...More..