Economy

Victory would establish him as the world's leading heavyweight and therefore in a position where he could become one of the sport's richest fighters, further diminishing any lure Vegas - long considered the world's fight capital - may have had.
  • Asia tracks French election rally; weak yen lifts Tokyo

    Asia tracks French election rally; weak yen lifts Tokyo

    Economy

    A wave of relief boosted France's CAC 40 index by 4.1 percent, taking it briefly to its highest level since 2008. Early Asian stock markets such as New Zealand.NZ50 and South Korea.KS11 were key gainers.A strong finish to USA markets was the main driver.
  • Recent Broker Updates On BHP Billiton (LON:BLT)

    Recent Broker Updates On BHP Billiton (LON:BLT)

    Economy

    London-listed Bhp Billiton (LON:BLT), was downgraded by research professionals at Goldman Sachs . BHP Billiton PLC had 399 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm now has an "equal weight" rating on the mining company's stock. The SI to Bhp Billiton Limited's float is 0.81%. The Highstreet Asset Management Inc holds 183,735 shares with $12.35M value, up from 146,594 last quarter.
  • Quebec announces plan to help forestry sector in wake of USA duties

    Economy

    If history is any guide, consumers will be paying more for wood. The World Trade Organization sided with Canada in 2004 and the two sides came to a temporary agreement in 2006, which expired last October. "Standing up for Canada's interests is what my job is, whether it's softwood or software", Trudeau said, prompting applause and cheers. Sarah Lloyd and Nels Nelson, who tend 350 dairy cows on a 400-hectare property northwest of Madison, say their view is that Trump's got it all wrong.
  • Decreases Position in Bank of New York Mellon Corp (BK)

    Economy

    Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were 80 cents per share. SRB Corp now owns 3,903 shares of the bank's stock valued at $156,000 after buying an additional 447 shares during the period. BK also presents with an Average True Range reading of 1.68. 04/22/2016 - Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation (The) had its " rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital.
  • Trump says USA 'will not stand for' Canadian dairy trade policies

    Economy

    Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) has promised to work with the Trump administration to "pressure and persuade the Canadians to reverse this unwise policy". "If we have to turn around and dump the milk, we'd be looking at a $35,000 loss every month". Margaret Hart, a spokeswoman for the Minnesota Department of Agriculture said Tuesday Grassland has since agreed to continue buying milk from all the Minnesota farms affected.
  • Palantir settles U.S. lawsuit charging bias against Asians

    Palantir settles U.S. lawsuit charging bias against Asians

    Economy

    Labor Department said on Tuesday. OFCCP filed a complaint in September of past year against Palantir after the department and Palantir were unable to resolve the findings of an investigation through the conciliation process. "We disagree with the allegations made by the Department of Labor", said company spokeswoman Lisa Gordon in a statement to The Hill. Apparently, Palantirs protestations weren't enough on to satisfy government regulators, so the company agreed to settle.
  • Passengers in viral airline videos have same lawyer

    Passengers in viral airline videos have same lawyer

    Economy

    The Chicago lawyer, Thomas Demetrio, says the American flight attendant was "out of control" and almost hit one of the woman's two young children with the stroller. As the second passenger and the flight attendant argue, the flight attendant is heard saying, "C'mon, hit me" and "you don't know what the story is".
  • Andrew Tyrie quits Commons after 'exhilarating' 20 years

    Andrew Tyrie quits Commons after 'exhilarating' 20 years

    Economy

    The outgoing MP said he would remain "deeply committed" to public service and hoped to contribute in "other ways in the years ahead". As chair, he clashed frequently with the former Governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King, over issues of governance at the central bank and had regular tussles with the former Chancellor, George Osborne, over the disclosure of Treasury analyses.
  • Immigration Minister denies changes to Australian citizenship is a crackdown on Muslims

    Economy

    Since 2012, more than 500 foreign workers have been granted [BBC report] a 457 visa to work at businesses including McDonald's, KFC and Hungry Jack's. "However, it is important that businesses still get access to the skills they need to grow and invest, so the 457 visa will be replaced by a new temporary visa specifically created to recruit the best and the brightest in the national interest".