Stories about Finance

Sep 10 2017

UPS partners tests Drones for disaster relief

It said the pilot, if successful, could soon be the "future model" for a rapid response team. "Accurately and quickly assessing the impact is a critical step to help save...

Sep 09 2017

Harvey = higher gas prices

The Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a press release Monday that its pipeline in the Houston area was operating again and that this should cause the distribution of gas...

Sep 09 2017

GasBuddy Calls for Fuel Updates During Hurricane Irma

Hawkins said refineries are in the process of restarting and about 10 percent of the Gulf Coast refining capabilities are back on line. McGee said other people she has ...

Sep 09 2017

NEB grants TransCanada's request to suspend Energy East review

The company thus intends to give time - 30 days in fact - to undertake an exhaustive review of the recent changes that have been imposed by the NEB with respect to the ma...

Sep 09 2017

Orlando International Airport plans to close Saturday for Hurricane Irma

He said he hopes to be sent to Florida if more volunteers are needed. Once the storm hits, officials warn citizens not to put themselves or their family into mor...

Sep 09 2017

Kroger Company (The) (NYSE:KR) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume

Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 68,348,907 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,015,609,000 after purchasing an additional 9,054,273 shares during the period. The bu...

Sep 09 2017

Walkie-talkie app Zello becomes No. 1 in anticipation of Hurricane Irma

Many users were documenting the impact and rescue stories around Hurricane Harvey on their Snapchat Stories, which can be accessed on Snap Maps . Zello is ridiculou...

Sep 09 2017

New Uber Rival Taxify Suspends London Operations After Three Days

Union bosses, who have been instrumental in protecting black cab drivers from the rise of Uber have said that they believe that Taxify's route to market in the Unit...

Sep 09 2017

Bell Pottinger 'damaged UK's reputation in South Africa'

The spin-out comes as the division's parent company faces potentially falling into administration as early as next week, as the fallout from a divisive campaign it ran in...

Sep 09 2017

Job fears grow after Trinity Mirror bids for Express titles

Trinity Mirror , which has over 260 national and regional titles including the left-leaning Daily Mirror , had been in talks to take a stake in a new company that woul...

Sep 09 2017

Credit company warns 143mn people may be affected in data breach

This occurs because Equifax obtains its data from credit card companies, retailers, banks and lenders which report on credit activity of individuals to credit reporti...

Sep 09 2017

The FBI Is Investigating Uber's 'Hell' Program For Tracking Lyft

Uber Technologies Inc.is under investigation by federal authorities in NY for its alleged use of a spyware program, according to reports . Uber noted that a civil...

Sep 09 2017

United Kingdom production rose by 0.3% in the quarter to July

Second-quarter economic growth was above the 0.2% growth seen in the preceding three months, but still only less than a half of the 0.7% expansion seen at the end of a ye...

Sep 09 2017

Uber to introduce fares surcharge to help pay for cleaner vehicles

The ban on diesel powered cars will apply to both its UberX drivers and the UberXL service for larger cars. The first 1,000 people in London to scrap a pre-Euro 4 diese...

Sep 09 2017

Oil slides as Irma heads for Florida, threatening demand

Oil prices edged lower early on Thursday, after rising more than 1% to four-week high in the prior session, as investors looked ahead to weekly data from the USA on stock...

Sep 09 2017

NZ dollar gains vs Australian dollar, little changed vs greenback before European Central Bank

The ECB President said there were negative effects from the zero and negative interest rate policy, but these were more than offset by positive impacts on growth, jobs ...

Sep 09 2017

Northeast unemployment drops to 5.2%

Alberta also saw a steady rate of employment. August figures out today show the B.C. rate sitting at 5.1 percent, down two-tenths of a point from the 5.3 percent in July....

Sep 09 2017

Ontario reveals its marijuana legalization plan

Online sales will be available throughout the province as soon as weed is legal. The private marijuana dispensaries that have sprung up around the province will be ille...

Sep 09 2017

Flipkart announces annual 'Big Billion Days' sale on Sept 20-24

Flipkart is targeting a two to three times growth in sales during its Big Billion Day (BBD) festive season sale, compared to a year ago, the company's senior director of...

Sep 09 2017

U.S. ousts Pak's biggest bank over terror link concerns

Habib Bank claimed on Thursday that the fine and the closure of its NY operations would have no impact on its businesses in other countries. Banking regulators in the U...