• Panera Bread sold in $7.5B deal 7:55 am Wednesday

    Economy

    The planned addition of Panera pushes the food conglomerate in a new direction, giving it greater access to the lunch and dinner crowd. For Americans, the transaction means one more household name will be under the banner of the little-known European holding company.
  • Dollar Doesn't Need Trump's Help to Keep Sliding

    Economy

    US futures pointed to a fall of around 0.3 percent at the open on Wall Street as investors digested Trump's apparent reversals on interest rates, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and China's currency policy. Trump has the authority to shift the balance of powers at the Federal Reserve with his upcoming appointments to the Fed's Board. He also indicated he might consider reappointing her next year, saying she would not be "toast".
  • Earnings Analysis Of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD)

    Economy

    In addition, the Brocade Tapestry family of IT infrastructure solutions extends the ability to proactively manage and optimize application and information resources across the enterprise. MA ended last trade at $12.44 a share and the price is up more than 0.05% so far this year. The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, April 4th.
  • Morrisons Easter and Good Friday opening times in 2017

    Morrisons Easter and Good Friday opening times in 2017

    Economy

    Saturday April 15 - All supermarkets, Metro and Express stores will be operating at normal hours. Stores will mainly be closed on Easter Monday but some will open for restricted trading hours. Saturday - All stores, filling stations and convenience stores will have normal opening hours. Easter Sunday - All stores will be closed. Some Sainsbury's Local stores may be open however.
  • North Korea increases military expenditure, launches diplomatic committee

    North Korea increases military expenditure, launches diplomatic committee

    Economy

    The tensions between the USA and North Korea have many worrying as to what the "event" may be. While U.S. President Donald Trump has put North Korea on notice that he would not tolerate any provocation, U.S. Asked about the possibility of new USA sanctions, China's foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang told a regular briefing China was opposed. South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se said on Thursday he believed the United States will consult Seoul if it is considering a pre-emptive strike ...
  • St Petersburg bomb attack

    Economy

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev described the explosion as a "terrorist act". The Russian business daily Kommersant said that security agencies had learned of a terror plot in St. Chairman of the Human Rights Foundation, former chess champion and Putin critic Garry Kasparov commented on Twitter that the incident took place at a time of internal strife in Russian Federation, with increased protests in Moscow and across the country challenging Putin's government.
  • GOP Holds On To House Seat In Kansas Special Election

    GOP Holds On To House Seat In Kansas Special Election

    Economy

    Thompson's campaign manager, Colin Curtis, said Republicans' overconfidence enabled Democrats to make the race more competitive than most analysts initially expected. Democrat James Thompson speaks to supporters at the Murdock Theatre in Wichita, Kan., Tuesday, April, 11, 2017. Democrats hope to crack a special election on May 25 happening in Montana's at-large district.
  • Trump triggers US bond yield slide, dollar recovers

    Economy

    The dollar slumped after Trump's remark that it was "getting too strong" and would hurt the USA economy, but it later clawed back those declines to snap a three-day losing streak, its longest since January. As a candidate, Trump pledged to instruct his Treasury secretary to label China a currency manipulator immediately after he took office. "But that's hurting - that will hurt ultimately", Trump told the Journal.
  • Russian Federation calls on United States not to repeat Syria strike

    Economy

    The April 4 attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun killed scores of people, including children, and was the deadliest such incident since a sarin gas attack left hundreds dead in a rebel-held suburb of Damascus in 2013. The Russian defence ministry said it had no information about people killed in an attack by global coalition forces in Deir al-Zor, according to RIA news agency.
  • U.S. strikes on Syria aid extremists: Russian Federation

    Economy

    The missiles struck the Shayrat air base in the western province of Homs about 3:40 a.m., officials said , killing 13 people in the military facility and its surrounding areas. USA officials noted that the timing of the strike had the possible added benefit of signaling to China that Trump is willing to make good on his threat to act alone to stop North Korea's nuclear pursuits if Beijing doesn't exert more pressure on Pyongyang.