Economy

Amid growing tensions between the U.S. and North Korea, U.S. Pacific Command announced on April 8 that the USS Carl Vinson strike group would sail north to the western Pacific after departing Singapore that day. While North Korea did end up test-firing a missile on Sunday, the projectile exploded nearly immediately after launch. Like Spicer, he said it will wind up near the Korean Peninsula to reassure US allies.
  • Vijay Mallya granted bail after arrest

    Vijay Mallya granted bail after arrest

    Economy

    Flamboyant entrepreneur Vijay Mallya - chairman of the UB Group and co-owner of Silverstone-based Sahara Force India F1 team - was detained by the Metropolitan Police's extradition unit. However, he managed to get bail soon after the arrest. The minister further said Mallya's extradition is part of the "judicial process" in the UK. He was, however, released on bail a few hours later on a bail bond worth 6,50,000 pound.
  • U.S. home sales rise shoot up to 10-year high

    U.S. home sales rise shoot up to 10-year high

    Economy

    However increased competition caused homes to soar off the market as properties typically stayed on the market for 34 days in March, down significantly from 45 days in February and 47 days past year. "Sales will go up as long as inventory does". Homes sold in the Akron area were on the market for 61 days, on average. The median price in the Midwest came in at $183,000, up 6.2% from a year ago.
  • Bebe is closing all its stores, the latest casualty in retail

    Bebe is closing all its stores, the latest casualty in retail

    Economy

    In addition to its stores in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada, Bebe distributes and sells Bebe-branded product in approximately 75 doors through licensees in more than 21 countries. Bebe tells the SEC they've hired consultants to assist them with selling off all of the merchandise in the company's stores, along with furnishings, fixtures and equipment.
  • Trump Takes on Canadian Dairy Industry

    Economy

    System spokeswoman Stephanie Marquis said the system has a long history of collaborating with Wisconsin's dairy industry and UW researchers continue to "generate innovative solutions to help grow and protect the milk industry in our state.
  • Truck runs over 20 people outside police station in Chittoor

    Truck runs over 20 people outside police station in Chittoor

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    While six people were mowed down by truck, while others got electrocuted by the snapped live wires of capsized pole, reports The Hindu. The injured were being shifted to hospitals nearby. The Andhra Pradesh government has announced an ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh for the kin of the deceased. Driver and cleaner of the lorry fled from the scene.
  • Earnings Analysis Of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (BBVA)

    Economy

    It is down 21.86% since September 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.18% the S&P500. Paloma Ptnrs Management holds 0.01% or 24,800 shares in its portfolio. (NYSE:CNS) earned "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, July 15. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NASDAQ:BBVA) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Monday morning.
  • Canada's SNC-Lavalin to buy WS Atkins in $3.6 bln deal

    Canada's SNC-Lavalin to buy WS Atkins in $3.6 bln deal

    Economy

    The price of 2,080 pence per Atkins Share represents a premium of about 35 per cent to the closing price of 1,540 pence per Atkins Share on 31 March 2017, being the last business day before the announcement of the Possible Offer. "Having achieved our strategic target of 8 per cent operating margin, the Atkins directors believe that Atkins is strongly positioned to execute on its growth strategy going forward".
  • Tesla recalling 53000 vehicles worldwide for brake problem

    Tesla recalling 53000 vehicles worldwide for brake problem

    Economy

    The shares were down 0.9 percent to $302.69 as of 1:56pm in NY trading. Tesla says there have been no accidents or injuries related to the problem. Tesla will be sending out a recall notice to its customers, it will contain information on how the parking brakes can be replaced. We will be emailing affected customers to inform them of this issue and provide instruction on how to get their electric parking brake replaced.
  • Despite passenger-dragging nightmare, United execs are upbeat about airline's prospects

    Despite passenger-dragging nightmare, United execs are upbeat about airline's prospects

    Economy

    His lawyer said the 69-year-old man suffered a broken nose, concussion and other injuries when he was removed from the flight. Munoz is slated to visit China soon to meet with officials and discuss the incident. United Flight 3411 was the subject of intense global scrutiny last week when Dao, a paying customer, was selected to be involuntarily bumped from his seat.
  • Qualcomm: First Windows 10 ARM PC coming in the fourth quarter

    Qualcomm: First Windows 10 ARM PC coming in the fourth quarter

    Economy

    But at Qualcomm's Q2 results yesterday , the chipmaker's CEO, Steve Mollenkopf, offered a firmer fourth quarter 2017 timeframe. Microsoft in December announced that it had teamed up with Qualcomm to bring Windows 10 desktop apps to ARM chips, but failed to mention when the first Snapdragon-powered PCs would make their debut.
  • Atria Investments LLC Has $739000 Stake in American Express Company (AXP)

    Atria Investments LLC Has $739000 Stake in American Express Company (AXP)

    Economy

    Atria Investments LLC's holdings in American Express Company were worth $739,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Capital Guardian Trust Co. raised its stake in American Express Company by 23.6% in the fourth quarter. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.32 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 5th. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.69%.