• Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo responds favourably to Florentino Perez's radio comments

    Economy

    Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has played down talks that Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving the Santiago Bernabeu club anytime soon, saying that no team has so far made a bid for their star striker. Ronaldo has denied the charges. He complained of a lack of support from Los Blancos over the saga, but Perez's interview on Onda Cera on Monday night , in which he leapt to his star player's defence, is giving Ronaldo cause to reconsider his desire to leave.
  • White House Restricts Media Access - CNN Displeased

    White House Restricts Media Access - CNN Displeased

    Economy

    In a recent story for the Atlantic , reporter Rosie Gray reached out to several members of the administration to ask why the administration was holding fewer and fewer on-camera briefings. Spicer told reporters Tuesday that the White House has done "a very good job" at making themselves "available". The move of having off-camera, recording-prohibited briefings miffed many members of the media, including CNN's Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta .
  • Spicer confirms meetings with candidates to fill WH press jobs

    Spicer confirms meetings with candidates to fill WH press jobs

    Economy

    In a recent story for the Atlantic , reporter Rosie Gray reached out to several members of the administration to ask why the administration was holding fewer and fewer on-camera briefings. Politico reported Monday that conservative commentator Laura Ingraham has interviewed for the role of press secretary. "We're going to do what we can to communicate our message, we have tremendous respect for the First Amendment and your ability to do your job and report and seek out ideas", Mr ...
  • FirstGroup plc (FGP) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital

    Economy

    It has underperformed by 24.97% the S&P500. The stock of Drax Group Plc (LON:DRX) has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, January 21 by Macquarie Research. 02/08/2016 - Atkins (WS) had its "Add" rating reiterated by analysts at Peel Hunt Limited. As per Wednesday, August 31, the company rating was maintained by Peel Hunt.
  • Markets Right Now: Tech gains send S&P 500 to another record

    Economy

    Google's parent company Alphabet rose 1.7 percent. Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.19 percent. U. S. stocks closed lower on Tuesday as a sharp drop in oil prices hurt energy stocks and retail stocks were pulled down by concerns about Amazon .
  • Saudi King names son new crown prince

    Economy

    Prince Mohammed bin Salman has also given high profile interviews with worldwide, regional and local media outlets and has discussed the challenges that he feels Saudi Arabia must confront with a degree of openness hitherto unseen in kingdom.
  • Why Red Hat, Inc. Jumped 11% Today

    Economy

    YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC increased its stake in shares of Red Hat by 102.4% in the first quarter. Numeric Investors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Red Hat during the fourth quarter worth approximately $864,000. Paul J. Cormier, EVP, Products & Technologies sold $2,423,655 worth of shares at a price of $91.59 on Thursday the 8th. Analysts might review their estimates as they will get closer to the actual results date.
  • Technical Analysis That Matters: Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST), CDW Corporation (CDW)

    Economy

    Perrigo Company plc Ordinary Shares (NYSE:PRGO) has declined 23.00% since June 19, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 2.57% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:ROST). M&T Bancorporation invested in 0.04% or 94,223 shares. Panattoni Lisa R had sold 14,792 shares worth $989,330. Hartshorn Michael J . sold $641,627 worth of Ross Stores, Inc.
  • HK tycoon Li Ka-shing says retirement won't stop him from working

    HK tycoon Li Ka-shing says retirement won't stop him from working

    Economy

    Li, who will be 89 in July, anointed his eldest son Victor, 52, as his successor five years ago. Victor, already on the board, is seen as a steady hand unlikely to change course. "On the whole, it would be a bit of a shock". "Not only is he a local entrepreneur who built things up in terms of Hong Kong, but he really got it in terms of turning his empire into a global empire rather than just a big company based in Hong Kong".
  • Oil's slide to lowest price of the year pulls stocks lower

    Oil's slide to lowest price of the year pulls stocks lower

    Economy

    The Dow Jones industrial average rose to 140 points and hit the intraday and closing records, excelling all the previous all-time high of 21,391.97 that was set last week. EURUSD slid to four-week lows of $1.1135 as the greenback gained across the board following some fairly hawkish Fed speak from Eric Rosengren on Tuesday and William Dudley overnight, said analyst Neil Wilson at ETX Capital .
  • Amazon deal seen as disruptor of grocery business

    Amazon deal seen as disruptor of grocery business

    Economy

    Whole Foods gives Amazon a tremendous amount of credibility around the quality of the food and the reputation they have with their customer base. Amazon's move is a threat to supermarket chains like Kroger , fresh produce retailers like Sprouts Farmers Market, big-box retailers like Walmart and Target that have moved aggressively into groceries, and companies like Costco that sell bulk products, including food, at discounted prices.