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Nov 16 2017

Shamed rail company apologises for leaving 20 seconds early

One amused reader said: "This train company's apology for a 20-second-early departure is one of the best things about Japan". The early departure happened on the Ts...

Nov 16 2017

Norway's $1 Trillion Wealth Fund Proposes To Ditch Oil Stocks

The aim is primarily to reduce the fund's exposure to oil price fluctuations . The Stoxx Europe 600 oil and gas index reversed gains after the announcement, sliding 0.4%...

Nov 16 2017

Based Rockwell Automation to consider second takeover bid from St. Louis' Emerson

BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in Rockwell Automation by 7.5% in the 2nd quarter. Rockefeller Financial Services Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Rockwell A...

Nov 16 2017

GKN share price slumps as group drops incoming boss

The automotive and aerospace components company said Cummings will leave with immediate effect, just weeks before he was due to take up the top job. Kevin Cummings, the...

Nov 16 2017

Meredith recruits Kochs in pursuit of Time

Neither Koch Industries nor Time would comment. They point out that with print advertising drying up Time is struggling to reinvent itself while the lion's share of d...

Nov 16 2017

Philippine GDP growth in Q2 2017 raised to 6.7%

Pernia said the Philippines likely ranked second in Asia in the third quarter, next to Vietnam's 7.5 percent and ahead of China's 6.8 percent and Indonesia's 5.1 percent....

Nov 16 2017

Airbus secures record order from Indigo Partners

European planemaker Airbus on Wednesday announced the sale of 430 of its medium-range A320 aircraft to USA investment firm Indigo Partners in a deal worth more than $...

Nov 16 2017

Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) EPS Estimated At $0.97

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on WMT shares. Gemmer Asset Management LLC grew its position in Wal-Mart Stores by 0.3% during the 2nd qu...

Nov 16 2017

Inflation Drops to 15.91 Percent Foodstuff Prices Crash in October - NBS

Washington, DC, November 15, 2017-The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers rose 0.1% in October on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statist...

Nov 16 2017

Boeing wins $27 billion flydubai order

Airbus announced on Wednesday that it will sell 430 airplanes to USA firm Indigo Partners for $49.5 billion in the European firm's biggest deal ever. Arizona-based Indi...

Nov 16 2017

Record number of Americans forecast to travel over Thanksgiving weekend

Around 50.9 million people in the United States will travel 50 miles or more from home for the November 23 holiday, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA...

Nov 16 2017

Padmavati can cause law and order problem: UP government to Centre

Turning down Bhansali's clarification on objectionable scene between Rani Padmavati and Alauddin Khilji, it asked the director to exhibit the film in the presence of th...

Nov 16 2017

Experian plc (EXPN) Receives Overweight Rating from Barclays PLC

With 323,400 avg volume, 2 days are for JA Solar Holdings Company Limited Ads (NASDAQ:JASO)'s short sellers to cover JASO's short positions. OneMain Holdings Inc (NYSE:OM...

Nov 16 2017

Oil prices slide after IEA casts doubt over demand outlook

This projected spike in USA oil production is also expected to reduce the country's dependence on oil imports, giving more business to American companies. Crude oil stock...

Nov 16 2017

Qualcomm board rejects Broadcom's $100 billion takeover bid

Qualcomm has officially confirmed that it is to reject the buyout bid from smaller rival Broadcom , claiming the near-£100 billion offer is simply too small. Broadcom...

Nov 16 2017

Southwest Airlines pilot arrested for bringing loaded gun in carry-on

Louis Lambert International Airport says that charges are pending, and will be handled through St. Louis County. The pilot, who is a first officer, was detained just afte...

Nov 16 2017

Eagles' Carson Wentz talks budding rivalry with Dallas Cowboys' Dak Prescott

Jerry Jones has recently hired a lawyer in an attempt to block Goodell's new contract, but this fight started long before this. "Obviously he's a good leader, he's done w...

Nov 16 2017

Want to trade efficiently? Check out: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)

After a recent check, Gilead Sciences, Inc . The fund owned 135,000 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock after selling 15,000 shares during the period. On ave...

Nov 15 2017

United Kingdom to double 'exceptional talent' visas

The British government is to double the number of "exceptional talent" visas it issues to non-EU citizens as it seeks to respond to industry concerns about the ability to...

Nov 15 2017

Greggs announces Christmas advent calendar

The bakery chain Greggs has apologised for offending Christians with a nativity scene advert that replaces Jesus with a sausage roll. A spokesman said: "We're really...