Economy

Facebook : Social network accused of inaction over Russian ads in Brexit vote

Facebook : Social network accused of inaction over Russian ads in Brexit vote [Full Article...]

Anticipation grows over Fox teaming with Disney

Anticipation grows over Fox teaming with Disney The deal would value 21st Century Fox as a whole at around $40 per share. The deal would likely shrink the empire created by billionaire Rupert Murdoch , and controlled by him and his two sons, leaving the Fox broadcast network, Fox News and sports cable channels. [Full Article...]

Oil prices fall on rising USA output forecasts

Oil prices fall on rising USA output forecasts Global oil demand for 2017 is expected to stand at 1.53m bbl/day, above initial forecasts, as a result of strong economic growth across most of the world. China's November crude runs reach 49.4 million metric tons, up 8.1% on year with January to November crude runs up 5.2% to 518.66 million metric tons even as domestic crude oil production fell 2.5% on year to 15.7 million metric tons with yea... [Full Article...]

Disney to buy Fox film, TV businesses for $52.4 billion in stock

Disney to buy Fox film, TV businesses for $52.4 billion in stock Bob Iger, who had been expected to retire, will remain as chairman and CEO of Disney through 2021. Fox will retain Fox News, its basic broadcast network and its national sports channels. The "X-Men" franchise is among 21st Century Fox assets that Disney will collect in its deal. Shares in both Disney and Fox were up almost 1 percent in premarket trading. [Full Article...]

Forties pipeline crack safety cordon reduced by half

Forties pipeline crack safety cordon reduced by half The price for Brent crude oil, the global benchmark for the price of oil and a component of the basket of oils carried by the Forties system, was up 0.28 percent as of 9:15 a.m. After settlement on Tuesday, industry group the American Petroleum Institute said crude stocks in the United States fell by 7.4 million barrels last week. [Full Article...]

Scottish jobless figures 'horrifying' with over 7% out of work

Scottish jobless figures 'horrifying' with over 7% out of work Britain's jobs boom shows signs of faltering after a second consecutive fall in the number of people in work, while pay continues to lag behind inflation, official figures show. Amongst those aged 16 to 64, there were 110,000 out of work while 2.56 million were in employment. Universal Credit is helping people get into work quicker, and ensuring they get more money in their pockets for every hou... [Full Article...]

Salvation Army in need of holiday season donations

Salvation Army in need of holiday season donations They have 25 locations throughout Bryan and College Station. Volunteers are now gearing up for Distribution Day on Friday. Almost 280 families from Comanche and Stephens Counties will receive toys, clothing and more for their children. "They're in an economic position where they're just not able to have Christmas", said Captain Paul Ryerson of the Salvation Army Bryan/College Station. [Full Article...]

HSBC's suspended sentence over Mexican cartel case comes to an end

HSBC's suspended sentence over Mexican cartel case comes to an end A legal threat hanging over HSBC has been lifted with the lapsing of a deal with American authorities over money laundering and other violations. It signed a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) - a form of probation - with the US Department of Justice in 2012 to avoid facing criminal charges for allegedly laundering hundreds of millions for Mexican drug barons. [Full Article...]

Following UKAD Decision British Boxing Board Release Statement On Fury

Following UKAD Decision British Boxing Board Release Statement On Fury Tyson Fury secured the WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight belts by defeating Klitschko in Dusseldorf in November 2015, although he was forced to relinquish the IBF title soon afterwards, having refused to fight the organisation's mandatory challenger. [Full Article...]

Fan suing Saints over national anthem protests

Fan suing Saints over national anthem protests He also stated that he never would have purchased NFL season tickets for the Saints had he known that the players would be protesting the national anthem. Instead of blaming the fans for their behavior, Dargna told The Advocate , "the Saints created that behavior by condoning it". He added: "It's my thought pattern that [players] should not be allowed [to protest]", he said. [Full Article...]

The United States Steel Corporation (X) Shares Bought by Trexquant Investment LP

The United States Steel Corporation (X) Shares Bought by Trexquant Investment LP The company now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $29.61. KeyCorp reaffirmed a "hold" rating on shares of United States Steel in a report on Friday, November 17th. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of X in report on Monday, October 5 with "Buy" rating. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 10th were paid a dividend of $0.05 per share. [Full Article...]

US Core CPI Slows in November

US Core CPI Slows in November That annual inflation reading has remained below the Fed's 2% target for the best part of 5 1/2 years. The Labor Department's report on the consumer-price index arrives Wednesday, with economists expecting a 0.4% monthly increase for the inflation measure. [Full Article...]

Ind. trooper shot in the head during traffic stop

Ind. trooper shot in the head during traffic stop Officials say a Sellersburg trooper was conducting a traffic stop on West Park Place near S. Harlan Vogt Park when a suspect opened fire. Trooper Evans was able to return shots as Kays fled the scene. Police later found Kays at his home, where he was taken into custody without further incident. At the time of the press release, it was not known if Trooper Evans' shots wounded Kays or if he was wou... [Full Article...]

Khloe Kardashian Has A 'Birth Plan' In Place

Khloe Kardashian Has A 'Birth Plan' In Place The addition of Khloe to this picture means the only Kardashian sister not to make an appearance yet is Kylie, 20, who is also believed to be heavily pregnant. Seconds later, Kim Kardashian goes up to Kris Jenner and says, "Did you not know?"And Kris simply says, "No." Hmm". A person familiar with the matter said that Khloe is very happy to have her own child. [Full Article...]

Toshiba reaches settlement with Western Digital over flash memory collaboration

Toshiba reaches settlement with Western Digital over flash memory collaboration Flash Partners was previously extended to December 31, 2029. Toshiba agreed in September to sell the business to a group of investors, including Bain, Apple Inc., Dell Inc. We are very pleased that these agreements accomplish these critical goals, allow Toshiba to achieve its objectives, and also enable us to continue delivering on the power of our platform. [Full Article...]

Target Acquires Shipt To Accelerate Same-Day Delivery

Target Acquires Shipt To Accelerate Same-Day Delivery It plans to have the service in all major markets before next year's holiday season. Holiday shoppers can order something as late as 9:30 a.m. local time on December 24 and still get same-day delivery, while the last day for next-day holiday shipping is December 23. [Full Article...]

Uber And Lyft Apologize For Spiking Prices After NYC Terrorist Attack

Uber And Lyft Apologize For Spiking Prices After NYC Terrorist Attack Winnipeg plans to charge vehicle-for-hire services such as Uber and Lyft a three-cent-a-ride surcharge in lieu of requiring drivers for these companies to install shields in their cars. It went on to say, "we have safeguards in place to help prevent something like this from happening, and we are working to understand how this occurred". [Full Article...]

Mobile gets into paid TV market

Mobile gets into paid TV market At the moment, T-Mobile isn't revealing much about what its TV service will be like, but the company did say that its LTE network will be at the heart of its mobile video plans. The strategy of T-Mobile is clear. USA wireless carrier T-Mobile said Wednesday it would launch a pay TV service in 2018, aiming to disrupt the dominant cable and satellite providers. [Full Article...]

Steady hiring climate forecasted for Waterloo Region

Steady hiring climate forecasted for Waterloo Region Firms categorized as financial services, insurance and real estate led the pack in Taiwan with 31 percent planning on hiring in the first quarter of next year, a big leap from 25 percent in the previous quarter and a significant increase from 27 percent for the same period last year. [Full Article...]

Is Ram Setu man-made? USA channel's claims rekindles tussle between BJP, Congress

Is Ram Setu man-made? USA channel's claims rekindles tussle between BJP, Congress His reaction came after a U.S. television show cited scientists to state that the Ram Setu , that connects India and Sri Lanka, is not a natural phenomenon, but is man-made. An India Today report previous year on the town of Dhanushkodi had said: "Also known as the Adam's Bridge globally, no one really knows if this is the Ram Setu , but satellite pictures taken over time and a recent image ... [Full Article...]


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