Stories about Finance

Jun 06 2017

USA mayors and governors defy Trump, will stick to Paris agreement anyway

Finally, the scientists behind the study Trump cited to minimize its impact have disavowed his use of their work, noting that the baselines it and he uses are different a...

Jun 06 2017

Lyft to bring autonomous rides to Boston with partnership

A version of the Lyft app will run on a console in the Zoe, providing passengers with information about the trip. It launched a small self-driving taxi trial program i...

Jun 06 2017

Snap acquires Placed to measure how ads perform in real life

The company will continue to operate independently at its headquarters in Seattle, and offices in NY and Los Angeles. GeekWire broke the news earlier today. It combines...

Jun 06 2017

South Africa's economy falls into recession

The economy contracted by 0.7 per cent in the first three months of the year after shrinking by 0.3 per cent in the fourth quarter of last year, the statistics agency s...

Jun 06 2017

SunTrust Banks (STI) Gets Baird Higher Rating; Overstockcom (OSTK) Sentiment Is 1.5

Wedbush upgraded SunTrust Banks from a "neutral" rating to an "outperform" rating and increased their price target for the stock from $60.00 to $63.00 in a report on Mond...

Jun 06 2017

British Airways systems crash 'may have been human error'

British Airways has ordered an independent inquiry into the computer chaos that stranded tens of thousands of passengers over the bank holiday weekend and could cost the...

Jun 06 2017

MacBook Pro 2017: Apple hardly surprises many with minimal upgrades

Those machines relied on Intel's Skylake processors instead of the higher-boosting, more-responsive Kaby Lake mobile chips that launched about two months later. This ...

Jun 06 2017

IOS 11: Big updates for Siri, iMessage, Apple Pay, Files app, more

Apple Pay Cash will only be available in the USA on the iPhone SE, iPhone 6 and later, iPad Pro, iPad 5th generation, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 and Apple Watch. The device...

Jun 06 2017

FTB Advisors Inc. Boosts Position in Occidental Petroleum Co. (OXY)

It has underperformed by 5.48% the S&P500. Towerview Llc decreased its stake in Occidental Pete Corp Del ( OXY ) by 25% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing wit...

Jun 06 2017

IOS 11: Here are the best features in Apple's new operating system

It will be able to respond to requests for information and other help around the house, as well as give news, weather and sports updates, control home devices and timers,...

Jun 06 2017

My favorite from WWDC 2017: an auto-reply feature while user drives

He said that iOS 10 had almost 96 per cent satisfaction with 86 per cent iPhone users installing the update as compared to only seven per cent Android users who ins...

Jun 06 2017

Astrazeneca Plc (Call) (AZN) Shareholder Highland Capital Management LP Lifted Position

Fedex Corp now has $53.03 billion valuation. About shares traded. FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) has risen 19.02% since June 2, 2016 and is uptrending. Metro Bank PLC is ...

Jun 06 2017

Moody's Cuts China Down To Size

China has reacted angrily to Moody's downgrade of the country's credit rating from double-A-3 to A-1. Moody's lowered China's credit-rating outlook to negative fr...

Jun 06 2017

South Australian nurse feared dead in London Bridge attack

In a moving tribute, Kirsty's family described how she "ran towards danger in an effort to help people on the bridge". Ms Zelenak was meant to be working on the night o...

Jun 06 2017

Can US clean energy still lead after Trump's Paris gambit?

Pruitt said his recent focus was on the Paris climate agreement . "The Paris deal hamstrings the United States", Trump said. "The United States will meet its commi...

Jun 06 2017

WWDC 2017: Apple Brings Siri-Powered Smart Speaker HomePod

Amazon Echo and Google Home work the same way, maintaining active mics (unless disabled by the user) that supposedly don't transmit data until the invocation phrase ...

Jun 06 2017

British Airways flights return to skies, but reputation takes a hit

Renewing IT systems is complex, time-consuming and expensive - a factor that prompts many companies to put it off as long as possible, said Loizos Heracleous, a professor...

Jun 06 2017

The Ideagen PLC (IDEA) PT Raised to GBX 108

The company was maintained on Thursday, May 12 by JP Morgan. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 27th. The company was maintained on Wednesday, Septe...

Jun 06 2017

San Francisco subpoenas records on Uber, Lyft driving practices

He also wants to ensure the companies comply with laws that require equal accommodation. "Convenience for some can not trump the rights of every San Francisco residen...

Jun 06 2017

Flip Wrong Switch and You'll Break British Airways

All check-in and operations systems were affected, and the airline cancelled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on May 27. Walsh's comments cam...