Stories about Finance

Jun 17 2017

Del Potro withdraws from Queen's Club tournament with injury

In the final, the Swiss met an irrepressible Rafa Nadal, who did what Nadal does best - win on the red dirt. The duo's absence from the event follows on from world numb...

Jun 17 2017

PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (PMT) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts

About 191,890 shares traded. Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) has declined 9.24% since June 16, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 8.11% the S&P500. Tetrem Cap Mgmt st...

Jun 17 2017

Amazon to acquire Whole Foods in $13.7 bln deal

The deal gives the internet retail giant, which has unrolled a grocery buy-online/home-delivery service in a few major cities, a physical footprint in hundreds of cities ...

Jun 17 2017

Donald Trump confirms obstruction of justice probe, claiming 'witch hunt'

A source familiar with the Mueller investigation , who confirmed the Washington Post report , told Reuters an examination of possible obstruction of justice charges ...

Jun 17 2017

United Kingdom leader visits London fire victims as public anger grows

Her Majesty and the Duke of Cambridge met with the injured, rescuers and volunteers affected by the London blaze which killed at least 30 people . Emergency responders w...

Jun 17 2017

London fire: Tower victims 'may never be identified'

The death toll in the high-rise tower blaze in Britain's capital soared to 30, police said Friday as they also warned that some of the victims may never be identified. ...

Jun 17 2017

May to meet Sinn Fein Northern Ireland leader on Thursday - Sinn Fein

May will meet Michelle O'Neill in London on Thursday, the statement said. It follows warnings - including from former prime minister Sir John Major - that the Governm...

Jun 17 2017

Angry protests in wake of London fire

Save for a few of the lower floors, Grenfell Tower was engulfed in flames, trapping families in the upper storeys. Protesters gained access to Kensington Town Hall ...

Jun 17 2017

US housing starts drop for 3rd straight month

What has generally happened is a decline in the construction of apartment buildings that has been more than offset by the gains in the building of single-family houses. H...

Jun 17 2017

Trump announces new Cuba policy to cut United States business, tourism

Both said Minnesota's farmers and businesses stand to benefit considerably from more open relations with the island nation - and they aim to keep building relationships...

Jun 17 2017

US student freed from North Korea has severe brain injury

While thousands travel to North Korea each year and return safely, Warmbier's story shows there's a bad price to be paid for some. North Korea claimed that Warmbier c...

Jun 17 2017

Twitter reacts to President Trump's decision to roll back Obama's Cuba policies

President Trump said he's " canceling " Obama's deal with Cuba. "Despite today's announcement, I remain committed to an open bilateral relationship that advances diplo...

Jun 17 2017

Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

The inquiry's apparent expansion to target Trump reportedly focuses on whether the president attempted to obstruct the investigation - in particular, on Trump's report...

Jun 17 2017

Woman sues casino that offered her steak dinner instead of $43M jackpot

Not even the juiciest sirloin in the world could not quell the disappointment of a NY woman who thought she had won $42,949,672.76 at the Resorts World Casino in Queens, ...

Jun 17 2017

Amazon buying Whole Foods, road closures, Judge David Lewis

Who knows? Maybe Amazon will introduced a 21 century version of the grocery delivery boy/girl? Mackey co-founded what would become Whole Foods Market in 1980 with...

Jun 17 2017

Secret Service reportedly has no Trump tapes

The agency's response to a freedom of information request submitted by The Wall Street Journal doesn't exclude the possibility that recordings could have been created b...

Jun 17 2017

Anger mounts over London fire

Grief is turning to outrage in the wake of London's deadly Grenfell Tower apartment block fire, with British Prime Minister Theresa May confronted by protesters and...

Jun 17 2017

Amazon to buy U.S. grocer for $13.7bn

The stocks of traditional grocery stores like Kroger were clobbered Friday after the deal was announced . Had Amazon tried to buy Whole Foods three and a half ye...

Jun 17 2017

Qatar, US sign $12 b military deal amid gulf crisis

The agreement was reached a few weeks after the US President Donald trump has signed a contract with Saudi Arabia for the supply of American weapons nearly 110 bill...

Jun 17 2017

Markets Right Now: Grocers plunge on Amazon deal; Dow gains

The deal gives Amazon the reach of about 450 Whole Foods locations in 42 states. The takeover also makes Amazon an instant player in the grocery industry , whi...