Stories about Markets

Apr 25 2017

PPG Industries ups bid for Akzo Nobel to $28.8B

PPG said its proposal was a "final" invitation to Akzo to enter negotiations and included a break fee in case the deal was rejected by regulators - attempting to address ...

Apr 24 2017

France's next leader: centrist Macron vs. far-right Le Pen

Around 48 million people are registered to vote in the election, which will nearly certainly go to a second round - with the two top candidates facing off for another vot...

Apr 23 2017

March for Science slated for Saturday

Grouping together local and worldwide environmental issues, the demonstrations are championing science, research and evidence in the face of political inaction toward th...

Apr 23 2017

United Airlines wants more time to answer questions about passenger dragging

United, City Of Chicago Will Keep Evidence Related To Passenger Dragging: Lawyers for Dr. David Dao had asked for a court order last week so that video and records from t...

Apr 22 2017

No more Lal Batti' (red beacons) VIP vehicles from May 1

In Maharashtra, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said he has stopped using the red beacon with immediate effect. The decision also intends to strengthen democrati...

Apr 22 2017

Delhi: Two killed, three injured in Kashmiri Gate auto accident

The injured and the deceased persons are yet to be identified. The auto, police said, lost control which was coming from Ring Road, adding that the vehicle climbed on t...

Apr 22 2017

Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

The second ordered review will look at a separate part of the Dodd-Frank law that called on federal regulators to identify which financial institutions were large enough ...

Apr 22 2017

OPEC sees rivals' oil output rising as it over-delivers on cuts

In the cartel's monthly report released Wednesday, independent sources reported the group of oil-producing countries has cut output by 1. 1 million barrels a day since...

Apr 22 2017

US judge hands Volkswagen three-year probation sentence

Attorney John Neal told the judge. "This corporate greed, this failure of management...has cost VW billions and billions of dollars", Cox said. "It's always the little ...

Apr 21 2017

Ontario sets tax on foreign buyers to cool Toronto housing market

Kavcic expects Ontario's foreign-buyer tax will have less of an impact on the GTA market than BC's did on Metro Vancouver as the share of non-resident home purchases is l...

Apr 20 2017

Netflix on the verge of hitting 100 million subscribers

For the earnings quarter that ended March 31, Netflix added just 5 million members in total: 1.42 million subscribers in the USA and 3.53 million subscribers internatio...

Apr 19 2017

OPEC Faces 'Lose-Lose' Decision on Extending Oil Production Curbs

Overall, however, the IEA said gains in crude oil prices are making US shale oil recover as operators respond to the improved market conditions. Benchmark Brent crude f...

Apr 18 2017

Oil well in Alaska shut down after oil spill - still spewing gas

The volume of the leak hasn't been determined and the cause of the release is unknown, the department said. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) says...

Apr 16 2017

Police probe motives behind fatal San Bernardino classroom shooting

But those close to Smith told police she said Anderson's behavior had become odd and he had threatened her, Burguan said. Anderson and Smith had married in late Janua...

Apr 16 2017

Uber's revenue hits $6.5 billion in 2016, still makes large loss

However, its adjusted net loss was $2.8 billion, excluding the operation in China it sold past year, Uber said. The figures were first reported by Bloomberg . Since the ...

Apr 14 2017

Removal of United passenger shines light on airport police

The Aviation Department's roughly 300 officers guard the city's two main airports but are not part of the regular Chicago police force, receive less training and can no...

Apr 14 2017

Russia-Syria Ties to Dominate G7 Meeting of Foreign Ministers

They refer to all Syrian opposition groups as "terrorists". The statement did not include critical details like what kind of military operation would cross such a red l...

Apr 13 2017

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) Overbought or Oversold?

In the last six months the stock's performance advanced 3.93% while yearly performance of the company fell -6.04%. Now the shares of Swift Transportation Company (SWFT)...

Apr 13 2017

Venezuela's Maduro blasts foe for chemical attack comments

In some previous demonstrations, government groups have roughed up several opposition leaders and fired rubber bullets and a previously unseen reddish gas at crowds. Some...

Apr 08 2017

Shanghai shares rally more on Xiongan plan

China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, which is making the nation's first home-grown aircraft carrier, has become the first central government-owned enterprise to pledg...