Economy

HSBC's pre-tax Q1 profits fall by 4 percent

Europe's largest banks by assets posted profits before tax of $4.8 billion in the first three months of 2018, down by 4 percent, compared with the same period p...


Window crack on Southwest Airlines flight prompts unplanned landing

Spokeswoman Brandy King also says the pilots didn't declare an emergency before landing Wednesday morning. Southwest said that there were no problems with the...


'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' to End With Season 4, Possible Movie Finale

The movie would be written by series co-creators Tina Fey and Robert Carlock after they wrap work on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's upcoming fourth season,...


Former VW boss Martin Winterkorn 'charged' in United States over dieselgate

According to documents which surfaced on Thursday, the charges against Winterkorn were filed in March but were only unsealed this week. The first count also s...


Macron's gift to Trump appears to go missing

Under the accord, Tehran agreed to limit its nuclear program in return for relief from USA and other economic sanctions. After questions took root over what h...


Australian cricket cheating plot sparks ethics review

This overarching independent review will investigate whether any wider cultural, organisational and/or governance issues within CA, and more broadly within Aust...


25.61% More Shell Midstream Partners LPUNITS Repres (NYSE:SHLX) Short Interest

Intact Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Altria Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $106.15 billion market cap ...


New Windows 10 update lets you dictate content to your machine

You can also download the Windows 10 April 2018 Update ISO files from Microsoft's website or you can go straight to the Windows 10 Update page and downloa...


Trump Slams Mueller: "No Questions on Collusion"

So far, money is on someone from Team Trump having leaked the material. So even if Mueller finds no evidence of collusion between Russian Federation and the Tru...


Marathon Oil Corp. (MRO) Lowered to Hold at Vetr Inc

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Virtu Financial Llc increased its stake in Marathon Pete Corp ( MPC ) by 48.8% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulato...


Stocks Down 425 As Tech Takes Hit; High 10-Year Treasury Yields

The rise in Treasury yields reflected the durability of the US economic expansion and stoked views the three-decade-old bull market in bonds is coming to an end...


US Growth Cools to 2.3% While Compensation Costs Accelerate

While GDP growth was the best for any January-March period since 2015, it's a step down from three quarters of GDP growth above or near 3%, and a reminder that ...


Facebook CEO warns users, investors of more data leaks

It caused Facebook's share price to plummet and has prompted investigations around the world. Facebook's stock was up 7 percent on the back of the report....


PM warns her ministers to stay away from customs union talks

Prime Minister Theresa May is not taking any chances, allegedly ordering her ministers not to show up at a backbencher vote on Britain trade bloc membership l...


Oil prices mixed but little changed as sanctions loom

A possible collapse of Iran's nuclear deal could lead the U.S.to re-impose sanctions on Iran. Trump is due to announce his decision on whether he will extend th...


Ford beats on first-quarter earnings - but kills sedans in US (F)

Cutting its slow-selling sedans and hatchbacks will serve to free up even more capital for light truck and mobility development. The decision, which Hackett s...


Major Concerns as U.S. 10-Year Yields Test 3%

Bond prices continue to fall and the yield on the 10-year Treasury note is getting close to 3 per cent, a milestone it hasn't reached since January 2014. BON...


Takeda lifts Shire takeover bid again

The Japanese drugmaker said it and Shire extended the deadline for talks on the acquisition to May 8. Takeda's share price briefly fell 9 percent from the p...


MotoGP, BREAKING - Marquez penalised: will start 4th

However, he blocked Maverick Vinales while he was out on his flying lap and the Honda rider was a given a three place grid penalty that pushed him to fourth pla...


TCS first Indian company to touch $100 bn in market cap

Bill Gates' Microsoft has an m-cap of $731 billion. Its nearest competitor Reliance Industries Ltd needs to rally 13 per cent to become the most valued firm. TC...