Stories about Business

Mar 29 2017

Top economies yield to US, drop no-protectionism pledge

Commitments of support to the existing multilateral trade system, including the World Trade Organization (WTO), were also conspicuously missing from the final communique....

Mar 28 2017

European Union regulators give conditional OK to Dow-DuPont merger

The company is also selling a contract with a third party to buy ionomers. Dow and DuPont responded by agreeing to divest some business units to appease regulators. The...

Mar 26 2017

Pakistan joins world community observing Earth Hour

Earth hour has marked its 10th anniversary, after launching in Sydney in 2007. In 2016, more than 400 of the world's most recognizable buildings took part in 178 countr...

Mar 26 2017

OH unemployment rate 5.1%, state gains 15200 jobs

The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.7 percent in February. The industries with the largest jobs gains in the Jacksonville area over the year were professional and business s...

Mar 22 2017

Make law to build Ayodhya temple: VHP

All parties involved in the matter should try to come to a consensus, says LK Advani. It was because all such efforts ran into dead ends, and because talk of resolving ...

Mar 22 2017

Ringgit continues uptrend against U.S. dollar

Gold prices edged down too, but nevertheless held near two-week highs. The US dollar slumped to a six-week low on Monday on worries over a dovish Federal Reserve, while...

Mar 22 2017

Management exodus at Uber continues, now VP of Mapping quits the company

Earlier in March, Kalanick admitted he had to "grow up" after a heated argument with a driver was caught on video . The role of Jones , who had been performing some o...

Mar 18 2017

BA Owner IAG Launches New Budget Long-Haul Airline

Each one of LEVEL's Airbus A330s will be equipped with 21 premium economy and 293 economy seats. International Airlines Group , the aviation company behind existin...

Mar 18 2017

Oil pumps up as market starts to move back into balance

We are still holding, however, to our forecast that the price of Brent crude will see $60/bbl in the second quarter. The signs of physical oversupply abound from Europe...

Mar 18 2017

Dollar slides, yields rise as investors digest Fed

But European shares were upbeat following the election victory of Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, who defeated anti-immigration, anti-European Union rival Geert Wilders....

Mar 18 2017

Asian stocks drift as investors await Fed meeting

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference after a two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington on Wednesday. Now, "the focus will ...

Mar 18 2017

GoPro to lay off 270 people, expects full-year profitability in 2017

As ever, the GoPro's founder and CEO Nick Woodman put a happy face on the company's prospects moving forward, as he addressed the hard news. GoPro shares jumped almos...

Mar 16 2017

Alabama stats: More jobs, but more job seekers

State officials report another drop in unemployment for Arkansas. "When you have an increase in the labor force, and all of those people aren't able to find work, you w...

Mar 15 2017

Etihad and Emirates flights to the USA grounded due to snowstorm Stella

At least eight flights into Cancun were canceled yesterday affecting some 1,200 passengers. More than 2,212 flights have been cancelled for Monday, and 4,774 have bee...

Mar 12 2017

Why Is Elon Musk Gambling Millions Of Dollars On Batteries?

If Tesla can show up, wire South Australia up with a battery farm, and get out the door in under four months, that's a fairly compelling pitch to other municipalities l...

Mar 12 2017

Bharara Says in Tweet He Was Fired, Didn't Resign From Post

According to Bharara, Trump asked him during a meeting at his Manhattan tower in late November to stay on as a US Attorney. Bharara's former district includes Preside...

Mar 10 2017

McCann Unveils "Defiant Girl" Statue On New York's Wall Street

The statue was created by Delaware-based artist Kristen Visbal, who according to the Wall Street Journal , used her friend's seven year old daughter as a muse. The...

Mar 08 2017

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (NASDAQ:BGFV)

Meanwhile, Dicks Sporting Goods has declared a quarterly dividend in the amount of $0.17 per share on the company's Common Stock and Class B Common Stock. During the fo...

Mar 07 2017

Titans of oil world meet in Houston after two-year price war

He noted that spare production capacity was 4 percent in 2008, but it is now lower than 2 percent. "With OPEC's plan, stocks will continue to withdraw". In the US, produc...

Mar 04 2017

Duncan gives congratulatory statement after Perry's confirmation

Rick Perry, former governor of Texas, has been sworn in as head of the Energy Department after the Senate confirmed his appointment via a 62-37 vote. Expanding on Perry's...