Stories about Finance

May 18 2017

Kuwait adds to growing consensus on OPEC oil output deal extension

Navy said. Oil futures were up in North American trading on Tuesday, with prices headed closer to daily highs reached in the prior session, as investors looked ahead to...

May 18 2017

Philippines to refuse EU grants that 'interfere' with its internal affairs

Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian on Thursday said the decision of the Philippine government to reject the PHP13 billion aid being offered by the European Union (EU) was done in ...

May 18 2017

NY Senate votes to accelerate start of upstate Uber, Lyft

Lyft commends the Alaska legislature for passing this important legislation. "The Legislature passed a deeply flawed bill that not only fails to protect the public, bu...

May 18 2017

Italy asks European Union to postpone launching legal case over Fiat Chrysler emissions

Germany accused Fiat Chrysler of employing an illegal device to affect the results of emissions tests for its Fiat 500X, Fiat Doblo, and Jeep Renegade models, while also ...

May 18 2017

PM calls up French President-elect to congratulate him

All that's missing, it seems, are a butcher, a baker and a candlestick-maker. 39-year-old Macron has created history by becoming the youngest president in France. "A w...

May 18 2017

Putin rushes to Trump's defense, laments US infighting

Two US officials on Monday said Trump had disclosed classified information about a planned Daesh operation to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov when they met last we...

May 18 2017

EU fines Facebook over misleading information

Earlier this week, French and Dutch regulators also fined Facebook for infringing data protection and privacy rules. The Commission found this was possible, and employe...

May 18 2017

Ford's stock sinks to 4 1/2-year low

A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in GM. General Motors Company had 43 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according ...

May 18 2017

France's New Prime Minister: Conservative, Pro-European And A Novelist

The new French cabinet will work for about a month as in early June, parliamentary election will be held leading to the cabinet's resignation. It is traditional for Frenc...

May 18 2017

Analysts Opinions on: Target Corp. (TGT)

Revenue during that quarter was posted at $16.17B, whereas the consensus estimate was predicting $16.18B. Target (NYSE: TGT ) last released its quarterly earnings data ...

May 18 2017

Trump's Woes Trigger More Alarms on Capitol Hill

Mr Rosenstein was identified by the White House as having played an influential role in Mr Comey's firing, though Donald Trump later said that he would have fired him wi...

May 18 2017

Snapchat's disappointing growth leads to shares slump

Following a high-profile and successful IPO in March, the social media darling reported a net loss of $2.2 billion, with a loss per share of $2.31 in the first quarte...

May 18 2017

Democrats Open to Blocking Trump's FBI Pick, Says Schumer

The absence of anyone from Trump's administration on the shows' planned lineups was reportedly in spite of producers desperately trying to find someone to feature-with on...

May 18 2017

Oil Holds Advance as Saudis, Russia Favor Output Cut Extension

The U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude June contract ticked up 27 cents, or around 0.6%, to $49.12 a barrel by 8:55AM ET (12:55GMT). The Kuwaiti minister said there w...

May 18 2017

Congressman calls for Trump's impeachment on House floor

Republican Rep. Justin Amash, however, said if Trump did urge Comey to quash the Flynn probe that would be grounds for impeachment. "What other choice do you have but...

May 18 2017

Global Cyber Attack: British Security Officials Warn of Weekday 'WannaCry' Spread

According to local broadcaster Nippon Television Network, 600 companies and 2,000 computers in Japan had been infected by the ransomware , which has now reportedly sprea...

May 18 2017

Wall Street takes a hit as problems mount for Donald Trump

Bank stocks, which outperformed in the post-election rally, were the worst hit. Bonds, utilities and gold rose as traders shunned riskier assets. Investors piled into U...

May 18 2017

Trump asked ex-FBI chief to stop Flynn-Russia probe, says report

Comey has been in high demand in the two weeks since Trump abruptly fired him, reportedly for pursuing an investigation into the Trump campaign's alleged ties with Russia...

May 18 2017

This Is the Best Burger Chain in the US, According to Americans

McDonald's holds the highest familiarity score across all brands measured in the study, but Five Guys landed the top spot in the "purchase consideration" category. We are...

May 18 2017

Paytm raises $1.4 billion from SoftBank

Launching nationwide, the bank will be headed up by Paytm Payments Bank CEO Renu Satti. Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder of Paytm planned to start this payment bank servic...