Stories about Markets

Oct 12 2016

Eagles' Johnson has 10-game suspension upheld

It won't be flawless because offensive lines thrive on chemistry and timing but the Eagles don't have much of a choice right now. The Philadelphia Eagles suffered the...

Oct 11 2016

AT&T might end Samsung Galaxy Note 7 sales

This year's exploding Galaxy Note 7 debacle shows no signs of slowing down after this week's news that a Samsung-approved post-recall model still managed to catch fire ...

Oct 11 2016

Green Day's American Idiot reportedly greenlighted by HBO

Joining them on the U.S. and Canada leg of their tour is Florida punk rock band Against Me! , who released seventh album (and the follow up to their critically acclaimed...

Oct 11 2016

Facebook challenged over £11.3m tax credit

Following sustained criticism of its 2014 accounts , Facebook said in March this year that it would no longer route advertising sales through Ireland for its largest...

Oct 10 2016

OIympic leaders begin summit on global anti-doping system

The IOC deferred to individual worldwide sports federations, and about 270 Russian athletes wound up competing in Rio. Sir Craig Reedie, the Wada President and also an ...

Oct 10 2016

Samsung kept quiet about a third replacement Galaxy Note 7 catching fire

The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall for Note 7 devices after reports in the USA included 92 batteries overheating, 26 people being burned and 55 case...

Oct 10 2016

Germany beat Czech Republic 3-0 in World Cup qualifier

Dockal tried again for the Czechs, blasting wide, and Tomas Sivok had a goal correctly ruled out in the dying seconds, but there had been little doubt where the points we...

Oct 10 2016

William Hill in merger talks with Amaya

It says PokerStars is the world's biggest online poker website. Amaya shares gained 8.2 percent to C$23.21 on the report, valuing the Pointe-Claire, Quebec-based compan...

Oct 09 2016

Yahoo calls report of secret email scanning 'misleading'

The software spied on incoming emails of hundreds of millions of accounts. A Microsoft spokesperson said in a statement , " We have never engaged in the secret scann...

Oct 09 2016

Weekend box office: Miss Peregrine survives Deepwater Horizon

It's a lukewarm start for a film that cost $110 million to produce, but Burton has a habit of turning a profit no matter how expensive or bad the source material. Among t...

Oct 09 2016

Gap Inc (NYSE:GPS), CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF)

Gap's report provided respite to shares of mall retailers that have been crippled in recent years by low-price fast-fashion competitors, a trend where consumers are spend...

Oct 08 2016

New Jersey To Up Gas Tax By 23 Cents Per Gallon

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority will collect an estimated $1.8 billion in tolls from drivers this year, up 4.3 percent from the previous period, more than any other tol...

Oct 08 2016

Qatar Airways buying 40 Boeing jets for $12B

The transaction will include the 737 Max narrow-body jetliner, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the transaction hasn't been made public yet. The ai...

Oct 08 2016

Stocks fall as Wall Street heads for a weekly decline

The FTSE 100 was down 0.2 percent in Britain. On the corporate front, Twitter shares tumbled in pre-market trade following a report that Alphabet's Google is not planni...

Oct 07 2016

Hurricane approaching Bahamas, Florida on alert

Ostro posted the image on his Facebook page on Tuesday and it had more than 7,500 shares in 24 hours. Forecasters said there was a danger of life-threatening storm ...

Oct 07 2016

Alnylam stock plunges after company announced end of experimental drug

Shares of drugmaker Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ALNY ), which uses RNA interference (RNAi) technology, dropped by more than 44% in pre-market trading today due to a...

Oct 07 2016

Twitter surges after report that it may be on the block

Twitter may get a formal offer shortly , sources told the network's David Faber . Twitter's board of directors is said to be interested in a deal. Microsoft also ...

Oct 07 2016

UN agreement reached on aircraft climate-change emissions

Although the US and China have both said they will sign up for the voluntary phase, other big polluters, including Russian Federation and India, have said they would not,...

Oct 07 2016

Hurricane Matthew kills at least 17, presidential election postponed

Tropical storm conditions began spreading over the southeastern Bahamas early Wednesday, with hurricane conditions expected to follow later, the U.S. National Hurricane C...

Oct 07 2016

Intertek and Deutsche Bank help European shares to advance

In London, Henderson Group soared 16.97 percent. S&P 500 e-minis were down 0.75 points, or 0.03 percent, with 71,612 contracts traded. Trading near day's high, the ...