TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-07 15:34

PSA shares spike on report Dongfeng exploring options for stake

PSA's shares briefly rose as much as 6.6% on Wednesday and trading volumes spiked after a Bloomberg report said Dongfeng Motor Corp is exploring options for its 2.2 bil...

PSA shares spike on report Dongfeng exploring options for stake

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Mallinckrodt shares tank 39% on report opioid manufacturer is exploring bankruptcy Shares of Mallinckrodt tanked 39% Thursday after Bloomberg reported the drugmaker is considering bankruptcy as it faces a slew of lawsuits related to its role in the nation's opioid crisis....
2019-09-06 15:34

The Latest: D-II, D-III players exploring NBA draft options RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on underclassmen who hired an agent before entering the NBA draft (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Several college basketball players from lower divisions are among the 233 early entrants in the NBA draft. Six players from...
2019-05-29 23:34

Univision exploring options, including sale -WSJ Spanish-language broadcaster Univision Communications Inc is exploring options, including a possible sale, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday....
2019-07-04 04:51

Indians’ Carlos Carrasco exploring options to treat blood condition CLEVELAND — Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco has been diagnosed with a blood condition. The team said Wednesday that Carrasco had been feeling lethargic for several weeks. The Indians placed him on the 10-day injured list so the rig...
2019-06-05 22:34

PSA, Dongfeng to drop 2 China plants, slash workforce, report says Peugeot parent PSA Group and Chinese partner Dongfeng Group have agreed to cut thousands of factory jobs in China and drop two of their four joint assembly plants, Reuters reported, in a last-ditch bid to curb mounting losses as the world's largest a...
2019-08-10 06:00

PSA, Dongfeng to drop 2 China plants, slash work force, report says Peugeot parent PSA Group and Chinese partner Dongfeng Group have agreed to cut thousands of factory jobs in China and drop two of their four joint assembly plants, Reuters reported, in a last-ditch bid to curb mounting losses as the world's largest a...
2019-08-12 20:51

NYPD cops receive survey on mental-health options amid suicide spike The NYPD on Thursday sent out a survey asking cops to assess the department’s mental-health options, amid a troubling spate of suicides among New York’s Finest, insiders told The Post. The voluntary, 22-question survey — sent out departme...
2019-08-16 15:34

Kansas recruit Jayden Russell 'exploring different options' One-time Kansas signee Jayden Russell says he has been granted a release from his letter of intent and is "exploring different options."       ...
2019-07-24 16:00

CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises as energy shares gain on oil spike Canada's main index rose on Thursday, lifted by the heavy-weight energy sector as crude prices rallied over 4% following a suspected tanker attack near Iran....
2019-06-13 16:51

Shares of Victoria's Secret-owner L Brands spike nearly 11% after beating earnings expectations Shares of L Brands, the owner of Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works, rose nearly 11% in aftermarket trading Wednesday after the company reported it beat revenue and earnings expectations....
2019-05-23 01:17

Kraft Heinz Shares Slide After 3G Trims Stake 3G Capital, the Brazilian private-equity firm that helped create Kraft Heinz, has sold about 9% of its stake in the struggling food maker, a move that weighed on the company’s shares....
2019-09-18 03:34

Yes Bank Shares Jump 19% After CEO Says Lender Near Deal To Sell Stake Yes Bank shares today: On the NSE, shares opened higher at Rs 66 apiece and rose to as much as Rs 75.45 apiece, marking an increase of 19.57 per cent....
2019-09-11 10:00

Adidas shares slide as traders say its top investor GBL plans to cut its stake Adidas shares fell 3% on news that one of the German sportswear company's top shareholders, Groupe Bruxelles Lambert, was preparing to sell a portion of its near $4.5 billion stake, three traders said....
2019-06-12 16:34

New report shows spike in British anti-Semitism The Community Security Trust (CST), a charity that monitors anti-Semitism in Britain, said there were 892 recorded incidents in the first six months of 2019 -- a 10% increase compared to the same period last year....
2019-08-01 01:51

DHFL Completes Aadhar Housing Finance Stake Sale, Shares Fall Over 3% A plunge in Dewan Housing Finance (DHFL) shares in the past few sessions had refuelled concerns about the financial health of the country's non-banking financial company (NBFC) sector....
2019-06-11 15:17

San Francisco saw 150 percent spike in fentanyl-related deaths last year, report says The number of deaths from fentanyl overdoses in San Francisco ​​​​​​​jumped by nearly 150 percent last year, according to a report by the city's public health department made public this week....
2019-08-10 23:34

VW denies report of interest in Tesla stake A German business magazine reported VW CEO Herbert Diess is interested in buying a stake in Tesla. The automaker said the report is "without merit."...
2019-08-22 17:00

FCA-Renault revival may hinge on Nissan stake cut, report says Nissan is poised to urge Renault to significantly reduce its 43.4 percent stake in the Japanese company in return for supporting a FCA-Renault tie-up, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
2019-06-10 13:51

Renault may cut Nissan stake to revive Fiat deal, report says Renault and Nissan have held talks that would see Renault reduce its 43.4 percent stake in the Japanese automaker, rebalancing their alliance, and help the French company restart merger discussions with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, The Wall Street Jour...
2019-08-03 16:34

Government Aims To Raise Rs 15,000 Crore By Stake Sales: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman set an ambitious target of Rs 1.05 lakh crore ($15.33 billion) from the sale of stakes in state-run companies, compared with Rs 85,000 crore the previous year, in......
2019-07-08 16:00

Pharma firm Gilead to raise Galapagos stake in $5.1 bln deal -report Gilead Sciences Inc will increase its stake in Galapagos NV and gain rights outside Europe to the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm's treatments in development in a $5.1 billion deal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday....
2019-07-14 21:51

Trump to get broad range of military options to respond to Saudi oil attacks: report President Trump will be given a broad range of military options on Friday for responding to the recent attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, according to a new report. The Pentagon will present Trump with a list of targets for airstrikes inside Ir...
2019-09-20 05:34

Brooklyn Nets' Joseph Tsai to buy remaining stake in team from Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov for $2.3B: report Brooklyn Nets minority owner Joseph Tsai is reportedly set to the remaining 51 percent of the team he does not own from majority owner, and Russian billionaire, Mikhail Prokhorov....
2019-08-14 21:51

SMB LENDING REPORT: How alt lenders are providing SMBs with new funding options, and the ways incumbents can respond to stay ahead This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Small- and medium-siz...
2019-05-26 01:17

Facebook shares rise on report of $5B settlement with FTC The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly slapped Facebook with a record-setting $5 billion fine over its privacy lapses, including a massive data leak to political research firm Cambridge Analytica. The staggering penalty, which was approved on a ...
2019-07-13 03:34

Peugeot, Dongfeng agree to restructuring plan for Chinese venture Peugeot automaker PSA Group and its Chinese partner Dongfeng Group have hammered out a plan to restructure their joint venture operations, slashing costs in the short term and aiming to boost annual sales to 400,000 vehicles by 2025, PSA said on Th...
2019-09-05 21:34

PSA, Dongfeng To Drop 2 China Auto Plants, Halve Workforce in China and drop two of their four shared assembly plants, according to a document seen by Reuters, in a last-ditch bid to curb mounting losses as the world's largest auto market loses steam.......
2019-08-11 08:34

General Electric shares slide after another damning report General Electric shares tumbled after a major credit rating agency echoed concerns about the business raised last week by Bernie Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos. Fitch Ratings issued an insurance industry update that examined 16 long-term-care ...
2019-08-21 07:34

Shares in China's Hikvision slump after report of U.S. blacklisting Shenzhen-listed shares in Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision Digital Technology Co Ltd opened 10% lower on Wednesday after reports that the U.S. may blacklist the firm....
2019-05-22 05:17

Jet Shares Hit Record Low After Report Hinduja, Etihad May Not Invest Middle Eastern carrier Etihad, which owns an about 24 per cent stake in Jet Airways, had submitted a bid for the grounded airline last month, while family-run Hinduja Group was said to be considering......
2019-06-11 15:17

C2 Options Exchange to List SPXpm "Super Leaps" Options on March 1 CHICAGO, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it will launch SPXpm long-term index option series -- "Super LEAPS" options -- on its C2 Options Exchange (C2) on Thursday, March 1. (Logo: http://photo...
2019-05-23 19:34

Exclusive: PSA, Dongfeng To Drop 2 China Auto Plants, Halve Workforce in China and drop two of their four shared assembly plants, according to a document seen by Reuters, in a last-ditch bid to curb mounting losses as the world's largest auto market loses steam.......
2019-08-10 14:00

REPEAT-Peugeot, Dongfeng agree to restructuring plan for Chinese venture Peugeot automaker PSA Group and its Chinese partner Dongfeng Group have hammered out a plan to restructure their joint venture operations, slashing costs in the short term and aiming to boost annual sales to 400,000 vehicles by 2025, PSA said on Thur...
2019-09-06 06:34

New Study Finds Russell 2000 Index Options Benchmarks and Options-Based Funds Less Volatile Chicago, IL and County Wicklow, Ireland -- September 27, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and Fund Evaluation Group, LLC (FEG) today announced findings from a study of four CBOE strategy performance benchmark indexes designed t...
2019-05-23 03:51

C2 All-Electronic Options Exchange Joins the Options Clearing Corporation CHICAGO, IL, Nov 01, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) and CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that C2 Options Exchange, Incorporated(SM) (C2(SM)) has become an OCC participant exchange...
2019-05-23 21:34

CBOE Vest Technologies and The Options Industry Council (OIC) Offer Options Strategy Builders Tool on OIC Website CHICAGO -- August 17, 2017 -- CBOE Vest Technologies, a software company enabling users to work with target outcome investment strategies, and the Options Industry Council (OIC), a provider of unbiased options education, are working together to educa...
2019-05-21 18:00

Exclusive: PSA, Dongfeng to drop two China auto plants, halve workforce - document Peugeot maker PSA Group and partner Dongfeng Group have agreed to cut thousands of jobs in China and drop two of their four shared assembly plants, according to a document seen by Reuters, in a last-ditch bid to curb mounting losses as the world's ...
2019-08-10 02:00

CannTrust shares dive on report that execs knew of unlicensed pot growing CannTrust shares have plummeted further after a report alleging that senior executives were aware of pot cultivation in rooms without government approval....
2019-07-24 23:51

Snap shares jump after report of talks with major music studios Shares of Snap Inc. jumped as much as 6 percent Friday on reports that the Snapchat parent wants to expand the ways users can include music in their disappearing messages. Snap, led by Chief Executive Evan Spiegel, is in talks with major music studio...
2019-05-25 04:17

Exclusive: Nissan, Dongfeng in talks to form fleet-management venture with Didi - sources Nissan Motor Co and its China partner Dongfeng Group are in talks with Didi Chuxing to launch a joint venture to manage car fleets for Didi's ride-hailing and car-sharing services, five people familiar with the discussions told Reuters....
2019-06-28 03:51

General Electric shares plunge after report alleges it’s a ‘bigger fraud than Enron’ A whistleblower who warned regulators about Bernie Madoff released a report alleging that General Electric is short on cash and hiding $38 billion in losses....
2019-08-16 21:34

Qualcomm shares plunge on report federal judge rules it has violated antitrust law Shares of Qualcomm sank more than 12% in premarket trading Wednesday after a federal judge ruled the company unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal....
2019-05-22 12:00

US shares info with Saudi Arabia that blames Iran for oil field attack: report Iran was the staging ground for the weekend attacks on the massive Saudi Arabia oil field, according to U.S. intelligence that was shared with the kingdom, a report said....
2019-09-17 13:00

General Electric "Bigger Fraud Than Enron", Alleges Report. Shares Fall General Electric shares plunged Thursday after a whistleblower accused the conglomerate of using accounting tricks to mask the extent of its financial problems and called it "a bigger fraud than......
2019-08-16 14:34

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE (CBSX) VOLUME TOPS 3 BILLION SHARES TRADED DURING 2008Growth in Volume, Listings and Participation; 2008 Highlights Include Lime Brokerage Investment, Functionality to Facilitate Automated Stock and Options Orders Chicago, January 15, 2009 - The CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that more than three billion shares were traded at the Exchange during 2008, its first full year of trading.The Exchange, now 22 months old, had sustained growth in trading vo...
2019-05-24 01:51

Shares of Trojan condoms maker Church & Dwight fall on hedge fund report The CEO of the maker of Trojan condoms has “rigged” the company’s financials using acquisitions in order to line his own pockets, a new report from a hedge fund short seller claims. Matt Farrell, head of Church & Dwight Co., has been focused more on ...
2019-09-06 07:00

CBOE Awarded U.S. Options Exchange of the Year By Futures and Options World For Fourth Straight Year CHICAGO, IL -- December 9, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) was named “U.S. Options Exchange of the Year” for the fourth consecutive year at a December 8 awards ceremony during Futures and Options World magazine’s Derivatives World...
2019-05-23 03:51

CBOE Awarded U.S Options Exchange of the Year from Futures and Options World for Third Straight Year CHICAGO, IL -- December 11, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) has been named “U.S. Options Exchange of the Year” for the third consecutive year at an awards ceremony during Futures and Options World magazine’s Derivatives World Lond...
2019-05-23 05:34

CBOE, C2, SPX Options Set Daily Volume Records; Single-Day RUT Options Volume Soars CHICAGO, IL -- August 21, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that trading volume at the Chicago Board Options Exchange ® (CBOE®) and the C2 Options Exchange (C2) each set a one-day trading record, with CBOE trading an es...
2019-05-23 05:34

Were the Vikings smoking pot while exploring Newfoundland? The discovery of cannabis pollen near a Viking settlement in Newfoundland raises the question of whether the Vikings were smoking or eating pot while exploring North America....
2019-07-17 11:51

Beyond the 50 states: Exploring America's empire Want to see America beyond the 50 states? From Guam to Puerto Rico, check out the fabulous travel opportunities in US territories. (And you'll love this list if you like beaches)....
2019-07-02 18:00

Great Brittany: exploring the Emerald Coast With its belle époque resorts, long empty beaches and medieval castles, the Emerald Coast is big on laid-back charm – and perfect for a family adventureWe’re sitting on an empty beach, a wide sweep of white sand overlooking the emerald sea, and we ca...
2019-07-13 18:00

Exploring the Cupisnique Civilization: First Amongst the Supernatural Decapitators? The Cupisnique culture (1500 BC-200 BC) is considered one of the most definitive and influential societies that existed in the Jequetepeque Valley of Peru. Their influence reached Cajamarca, Chavin, and the northern highlands of the area and included...
2019-08-06 22:00

Odyssey’s end: exploring Milos and Sifnos, Greece On his last leg – literally – of a summer tour, our writer finds two lesser-known Cyclades islands are full of mostly pleasant surprises, from the warm hospitality to swimming off deserted beachesDawn was breaking as I swam out from Paliochori beach....
2019-08-25 15:00

Promoted | Exploring the wild in the Vauxhall Crossland X Family-friendly SUVs are perfect for exploring every inch of the UK, which is why we gave one to a family who wanted to go wild camping Meet the Fishers – mum Jo, dad Kris, Millie (aged 9) and Eva (aged 5). They love the great outdoors, spending as m...
2019-09-09 13:00

Harley-Davidson is exploring electric bicycles If Harley-Davidson's LiveWire is too rich for your blood, the company might have an electric two-wheeler that's decidedly more accessible. Electrek has learned that Harley unveiled a trio of pedal-assist electric bicycle prototypes at its ...
2019-08-22 12:34

Former GOP Rep. Mark Sanford Exploring Bid for 2020 Presidential Nomination Mark Sanford said he’s exploring a bid for the 2020 Republican nomination since Donald Trump doesn’t deserve re-election — but that he’d still vote for the president over a Democrat. “He’s taking us in the wrong di...
2019-08-19 00:34

Juul is exploring plans to open its own US retail shops E-cigarette maker Juul Labs is considering opening U.S. retail shops that would only admit adults, a person familiar with the situation told CNBC on Thursday....
2019-05-30 19:34

Wynn exploring sale of Encore Boston Harbor to MGM CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports on news that Wynn is looking to selling Encore Boston Harbor. The company recently faced a $35 million fine from the Boston gaming commission after allegations that the company ignored numerous reports of sexual mi...
2019-05-21 17:17

US Justice Department Said to Be Exploring Antitrust Case Against Google The US Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust case into Google, according to three people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-01 15:17

Yanks' Boone: Worth exploring MLB 'mercy rule' Yankees manager Aaron Boone wouldn't mind seeing the MLB considering a "mercy rule," saying it would be nice to end a game that had gotten out of hand early rather than go through the motions of completing nine innings....
2019-08-17 15:00

Exploring the rise of populism: 'It pops up in unexpected places' How we paired up with a network of political scientists to create a wide-ranging series and a groundbreaking databaseLast summer I attended a closed-door gathering of political scientists in Segovia, Spain, surrounded by the medieval spires of the Ca...
2019-06-22 14:34

House Democrats will vote on bill exploring reparations House Democratic leaders on Wednesday committed to a floor vote for legislation to study reparations for the descendants of slaves — a historic move for the black community after the party sidestepped the debate for decades. House Majority Leader St...
2019-06-19 19:34

Dayton shooter was 'exploring violent ideologies,' investigators say Authorities said Tuesday the gunman who killed nine people in Dayton, Ohio over the weekend showed an interest in "violent ideologies" as the FBI announced it will take a central role in the investigation....
2019-08-07 03:34

Trump administration exploring police crackdown on homeless people A new report suggests law enforcement as ‘an important tool’ and escalates a recent push on California’s homelessness crisisThe White House has said it is exploring using police to remove homeless people from the streets, a vague threat that has esca...
2019-09-17 21:00

Shudder announces new documentary exploring queer themes in horror Horror is a genre of subtexts, home to stories that take society’s various fears and anxieties, glue claws and fangs to them, and them let them go to town on unsuspecting audiences. Streaming service Shudder helped examine that intersection between r...
2019-06-28 08:34

NASA boss: ‘Political risk’ has stopped us exploring Mars NASA’s Mars exploration projects have yielded many surprising discoveries over the years, and we know more about the Red Planet today than we ever have before. However, the day when human astronauts make the trip to Mars will truly be a momentous occ...
2019-07-17 10:00

Dick’s Sporting Goods is reportedly exploring ending gun sales One of US’s biggest gun retailers is conducting tests after pulling guns from 125 stores earlier this year, CNN reportsOne of America’s biggest gun retailers is reportedly exploring halting firearms sales and moving out of the business entirely.Earli...
2019-08-21 22:34

"Look Forward To Exploring Solar System Together," NASA Tweets ISRO When India attempted history last night, trying to become the first country to land near the south pole of the Moon, it had the attention of the entire world. Though the Indian Space Research......
2019-09-08 01:00

The Great Pyramid Experiment: Exploring Infrasound Technology Use By The Ancients In part one of this article we saw how there is compelling evidence to suggest that the ancient Egyptians of the Pyramid age incorporated sound technology into the design of Giza’s Great Pyramid.  ...
2019-06-23 00:34

Exploring Paris while Notre Dame is out of commission: Other must-see spots to check out Notre Dame Cathedral may be out of commission for the next few years but there's still plenty to see in Paris, like its other churches and landmarks.       ...
2019-08-07 16:00

Airbnb's 'heritage travel' section is for exploring 23andMe results 23andMe has partnered with Airbnb to let users literally explore their roots. The travel website now has a special "heritage travel" section divided into the genetic populations you'd find in a 23andMe ancestry report. The regions include Sub-Sa...
2019-05-21 22:00

Selma Blair shares photo with pal Pink and shares a lesser-known MS symptom "I was so startled to see @pink come up behind me that my overactive startle reflex kicked in and I went flying," Blair wrote.        ...
2019-05-29 00:51

Amazon exploring WeWork space deal in old Lord & Taylor building WeWork wants an early Christmas present from Jeff Bezos: A big Amazon office lease at its empty former Lord & Taylor building, once home to famous holiday windows. The shared office space startup, which bought the Fifth Avenue building in January, ha...
2019-08-01 03:00

Two high school grads killed exploring Peru on senior trip Two recent graduates from a Florida high school were killed in a crash hours after they arrived in Peru on a long-awaited senior trip, according to a report. Albert Ales and Zachary Morris, both 18, traveled to Cusco on Friday to celebrate their grad...
2019-05-27 21:34

Apparel giant Forever 21 exploring restructuring as retail continues to take hits The talks come as the apparel industry continues to struggle amid sweeping changes. A number of retailers that cater to teens have filed for bankruptcy over the past few years, including Aeropostale, Rue21 and American Apparel....
2019-06-04 02:34

Coast Guard rescues diver who disappeared exploring shipwreck off New Jersey The Coast Guard reported Sunday the rescue of a diver who disappeared as she and other divers were exploring an underwater shipwreck off the New Jersey coast....
2019-08-18 22:34

Grampian Transport Museum: exploring the hidden past of the Scottish electric car Features 15 Jun, 2019 We visit the Grampian Transport Museum to see how it is celebrating the unsung history of the Scottish electric car...
2019-06-15 21:17

Heroes film exploring lives of racing legends to be unveiled in July A new feature-length film focusing on the lives of five motor racing legends will be unveiled this July, in the week leading up to the British Grand Prix...
2019-05-24 13:34

RYU’s line of backpacks offer style and function for exploring the city or weekends away Yes, it’s Bag Week, where we celebrate all the best bags of the year here at TechCrunch. And there is little more satisfying than finding a basic black one that’s functional, stylish and unique. Luckily, Canadian urban athletic apparel ma...
2019-08-20 08:00

CBS and Viacom set August target date for merger talks, after exploring for more than a year Both companies report earnings on Aug. 8, so the CBS and Viacom boards have set that as a natural deadline to agree to a merger. Price won't be discussed by the companies until the end of negotiations, sources say....
2019-07-15 23:51

AB InBev resumes exploring Budweiser listing in Hong Kong, two months after pulling out Brewer AB InBev's Asia Pacific unit has resumed its application for the listing of a minority stake of its shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, it said on Thursday....
2019-09-12 07:00

Renault, Nissan join Waymo in exploring driverless services in France, Japan French automaker Renault SA, its Japanese partner Nissan Motor Co and tech giant Alphabet Inc's Waymo are exploring a partnership to develop and use self-driving vehicles to transport people and goods in France and Japan, the companies said on Thursd...
2019-06-20 08:17

Exclusive: Foxconn exploring sale of $8.8 billion display plant in China - sources Taiwan's Foxconn is exploring the sale of its upcoming $8.8 billion display panel factory in China, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as demand for the product wanes amid an intensifying U.S.-China trade war....
2019-08-02 06:34

NASA Invests in Tech Concepts Aimed at Exploring Lunar Craters, Mining Asteroids Robotically surveying lunar craters in record time and mining resources in space could help NASA establish a sustained human presence at the Moon – part of the agency’s broader Moon to Mars exploration approach....
2019-06-12 00:17

The Creators Of Disney Infinity Wanted To Make A Game About Toy Story Characters Exploring Space Imagine Captain Woody and his fearless crew of toys journeying from planet to planet, looking for signs of life and new lands to explore. Tasked by Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, the rinky dink cast of Toy Story were going to explore the edges of sp...
2019-07-04 17:34

Spike Lee through the years Filmmaker Spike Lee has been challenging audiences and Hollywood since making his debut in 1986 with "She's Gotta Have It."        ...
2019-07-22 21:34

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN JUNE RISES 39%; 4.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume - 103.3 Million Contracts During June; Trading In Equity Options Gains 45%, ETF Options 61% Over June 2007 CHICAGO, July 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in June totaled 4.9 million contracts per day, up 39 percent when compared to more than 3.5 million contracts per day during June 2007...
2019-05-23 21:34

How ETF investors can play the oil spike Tom Lydon, ETFTrends.com, and Todd Rosenbluth, CFRA, join 'Fast Money Halftime Report' to discuss the surge in energy stocks and how to play the oil move....
2019-09-17 00:00

Barry may cause gas prices to spike Gas prices may see a storm surge if Barry sticks to predictions. The states that line the Gulf of Mexico are home to more than 45 percent of the total petroleum refining capacity in the country, along with 51 percent of total US natural gas processin...
2019-07-14 01:17

Shock and awe, but few surprises as oil prices spike The attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil production facilities could mean that a large chunk of its oil exports are sidelined for weeks. But the price spike that has followed may not last, as global demand has changed....
2019-09-17 01:34

Pug on drugs: dog overdoses spike in colorado (KUSA) As Sadie the pug was being walked by her human in Denver’s Washington Park last Saturday, something may have caught the attention of her nose. An hour after they left the park, Sadie’s human thinks the pup got high. “Her legs...
2019-09-12 01:00

FAA saw spike in Tucson laser incidents in May TUCSON — So far in 2019, there have been 33 reported incidents of lasers pointed at aircraft in Tucson. “There was a really big spike in the number of incidents in May,” said FAA spokesman Ian Gregor. “In fact, I think there were as many laser ...
2019-07-10 07:17

Scientists weigh in on spike of home runs in MLB What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Josh Peter sat down with Lloyd Smith, who runs the sports science laboratory at Washington State University, to discuss the reason why home runs have been hit at a tremendous pace since 2015.  ...
2019-08-02 17:17

Oil price spike will be 'quite harmful' to some countries: Investor Frank Tsui of Value Partners says the situation in the oil market seems "manageable" unless there is more military action in Saudi Arabia. He also weighs in on the Chinese property market....
2019-09-17 11:34

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to ‘shut it down’ in Georgia LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat. Most studios that have commented have said they’...
2019-06-07 12:17

Spike Lee on Filming in Georgia After Abortion Ban: 'They Got to Shut It Down' Ever since Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law a “heartbeat” bill that prohibits abortions as early as six weeks into a pregnancy, Hollywood studios such as Disney, Netflix and Warner Bros. have expressed an unwillingness to continue filming in ...
2019-06-08 01:17

Factbox: What's behind the spike in deaths on Mount Everest? Nine people have died on the Nepalese side of Mount Everest so far this year, the most during a climbing season on the peak since a deadly earthquake in 2015. This time however, climbers and guides are blaming a host of other factors for the spike in...
2019-05-31 20:17

German arms export approvals spike Permits for German arms exports soared in the first half of 2019, defying dips and restraint over the past three years, government data has shown. Hungary is the top destination for new weapons exports....
2019-07-11 07:51

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to 'shut it down' in Georgia Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat....
2019-06-09 16:51

Ricciardo at risk of Singapore F1 qualifying DQ over MGU-K spike Daniel Ricciardo is at risk of being thrown out of Singapore Grand Prix qualifying after his Renault was found to be in breach of Formula 1's MGU-K technical regulations...
2019-09-21 19:34

News Corp exploring potential sale of News America Marketing business Wall Street Journal-owner News Corp said on Tuesday it was evaluating options for its News America Marketing (NAM) business, including a potential sale....
2019-06-18 16:17

Radiation Levels Spike Following Mysterious Explosion in Russia A Russian city reportedly observed a rise in radiation levels after an explosion at a nearby military testing site, which left at least two dead. Read more......
2019-08-10 03:00

Spike Lee's hat trick: the story of his iconic Yankees baseball cap The filmmaker explains how he changed the history of headgear with a phone callRead more from the autumn/winter 2019 edition of The Fashion, our biannual fashion supplementI always enjoy wearing baseball caps. I got my first when I was six or seven y...
2019-09-17 15:34

There's been a 62% spike in people getting prenups, and experts say it's being driven by millennials Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock Millennials are increasingly interested in signing prenuptial agreements before getting married, research says. Later marriages, less "concrete" assets, and the equalization of the workforce have all been cited as reasons f...
2019-09-03 03:00

CDC warns against vaping after mysterious spike in lung illnesses Public health officials are warning against using e-cigarettes and other vaping products after a surge in mysterious respiratory illnesses that have been linked back to vaping....
2019-09-02 20:34

Saudi attacks: Oil price to spike as production halves The kingdom's oil production has dropped by 5.7 million barrels a day after Saturday's drone strikes on two processing facilities. As Riyadh and Washington point the finger at Tehran, the price of oil is set to rise....
2019-09-15 21:34

Brazil registers huge spike in Amazon deforestation Clear cutting in the rainforest has gone up 88% in June compared to the same time last year. The new government's push for more logging may, however, scuttle the new EU-Mercosur free-trade agreement....
2019-07-03 22:34

Amazon sees more than 100,000 fires, causing spike in air pollution The destructive blazes in the Amazon rainforest are spewing a toxic brew into the air and causing a spike in air pollution, new satellite images from the European Space Agency show....
2019-09-12 01:00

Bitcoin 20 percent spike puzzles Wall Street Bitcoin is back — and even bulls are befuddled. The controversial cryptocurrency surged more than 20 percent on Wednesday — briefly climbing as high as $13,879.24 in the afternoon — as investors scratched their heads over what might be driving the ey...
2019-06-27 19:34

US-Iran move closer to a flashpoint as tensions spike The Trump administration found itself in the awkward position Monday of demanding that Iran comply with a nuclear accord that the president has derided as the worst deal in history....
2019-06-18 06:17

Crude oil prices may see a spike in end-2019: S&P Global Platts Martin Fraenkel of S&P Global Platts explains how changes in International Maritime Organisation's regulations in 2020 could result in "a little bit of a spike" to $70 per barrel in oil prices in 2019....
2019-09-09 19:00

Bullet-resistant backpack sales spike after shootings Manufacturers of bullet-resistant backpacks and backpack inserts reported a surge in popularity after the deadly shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.       ...
2019-08-10 23:00

Researchers investigate spike in gray whale deaths At least 70 dead or dying gray whales have stranded on the West Coast this year. NOAA declared it an “unusual mortality event”        ...
2019-06-01 21:17

Arming up: Gun background checks spike after 80% of mass shootings Spikes in FBI background checks for gun purchases have occurred after eight of 10 recent mass shootings, confirming the trend of Americans arming up to protect themselves....
2019-08-23 08:00

US scientists to investigate spike in deaths of gray whales About 70 creatures found washed up on coast of North America but federal agency believes it is a small fraction of total fatalitiesUS government scientists have launched an investigation what has caused the deaths of an unusually high number of gray ...
2019-06-01 04:34

Russian radiation spike after missile explosion kills two A RUSSIAN missile test that killed two and injured six others after a horror explosion resulted in a spike in radiation, according to its defence ministry....
2019-08-09 05:34

Oil Prices Spike After Attack on Saudi Facilities but Lasting Disruption Seen Unlikely Experts say a severe shock to energy markets and the world economy is unlikely. They expect oil and gas prices to rise modestly, if the damage is quickly repaired....
2019-09-16 17:34

AB InBev beats earnings expectations as beer sales spike Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, beat earnings expectations in the second quarter after beer sales grew at their fastest pace in five years....
2019-07-25 07:51

UN warns of spike in grave violations against children in Mali as ‘the new normal’ Voicing great concern over a sharp increase in the killing and maiming of children in Mali due to ongoing fighting and instability, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and partners on Tuesday, called on all warring parties to stop attacks and “keep them ...
2019-08-13 22:51

Russians rush to buy iodine after blast causes radiation spike: reports Residents of two northern Russian cities are stocking up on iodine that is used to reduce the effects of radiation exposure after a mysterious accident on a nearby military testing site, regional media reported....
2019-08-10 06:34

Painter survives being impaled by bamboo spike after falling off ladder A painter in India who fell off a ladder and landed on a bamboo pole is lucky to be alive after surgeons worked for hours to remove it safely from his chest....
2019-06-10 21:34

Bulletproof backpacks see 300% spike in sales in the week after mass shootings Companies that make the armored packs said they saw ‘a significant uptick’, similar to what followed shootings in previous yearsCompanies that manufacture bulletproof backpacks say they’ve seen a spike in sales following three recent mass shootings a...
2019-08-13 11:17

Russian Military Base Blast Kills 2, Causes Radiation Spike Two people died in an explosion at a military base in the Russian far north Thursday that caused a brief spike in radiation, the second accident to hit the country's facilities in a week....
2019-08-08 23:00

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to 'shut it down' in Georgia over 'heartbeat' bill Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat....
2019-06-07 22:51

Trade Dispute Spurs Worries of 'Never Seen Before' Chip Price Spike Memory chip spot prices have risen for the first time this year, indicating grim warnings of "never seen before" spikes and a supply disruption could come to pass as a dispute between South Korea and......
2019-07-18 17:17

Spike Lee to present Denzel Washington with AFI Life Achievement Award Spike Lee will honor Denzel Washington’s career by presenting his friend and collaborator with the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award.        ...
2019-06-05 10:17

US moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid spike in youth vaping The Trump administration will ban flavored e-cigarettees. It comes in response to a surge in youth vaping and health concern following a handful of mysterious deaths and hundreds of lung illnesses linked to the product....
2019-09-12 01:34

As Amazon burns, breathing problems spike in nearby communities During the first three weeks of August, one hospital in Porto Velho admitted more than 400 children with respiratory problems — three times the average, officials said....
2019-08-29 04:00

Julia Roberts, Spike Lee toast Denzel Washington at event LOS ANGELES (AP) — Denzel Washington is being honored this year as the 47th recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award. Peers and collaborators from Spike Lee to Julia Roberts turned out Thursday night to celebrate his career at a star-studded dinne...
2019-06-07 12:17

Amazon fires: Respiratory problems spike, kids affected the most Health concerns are growing, particularly among children, as the number of wildfires in Brazil has shot up in the last year.        ...
2019-08-29 00:00

Tomato, pepper prices could spike from seed import restrictions The U.S. Department of Agriculture this week imposed major import restrictions on tomato and pepper seeds after discovering that many of those seeds have been silently carrying a serious plant disease....
2019-09-12 12:00

NASA's Curiosity Rover Detects Spike in Methane on Mars NASA’s Curiosity rover discovered “startlingly high amounts of methane in the Martian air” on Wednesday in what could potentially be a sign of life on the Red Planet, the New York Times reported on Saturday.Read more......
2019-06-22 23:51

WHO pulls 'measles free' status for Britain after cases spike British health officials say they'll take "urgent action" to hike vaccination rates after an unusually high number of measles this year has led the World Health Organization to pull its status as a "measles free" nation....
2019-08-19 20:34

Heat warnings across US as experts warn of spike in extremely hot days Alerts in place for states as far apart as New Mexico and MaineClimate crisis expected to make heatwaves the ‘new normal’More than half the US was under excessive heat warnings on Friday amid a brutal heatwave – which experts warned could become the ...
2019-07-19 21:17

Study finds 60 percent spike in air ambulance prices over last four years Because many air ambulance companies are not part of insurance networks, patients often get hit with the huge bills, according to the findings by Johns Hopkins University researchers released on Monday....
2019-07-02 04:17

Inverted what? Searches for obscure financial term spike on Google Searches on Google for "inverted yield curve" have spiked after the unusual bond market phenomenon presented itself last week for the first time in over 12 years and helped tank Wall Street amid chatter that an economic downturn was imminent....
2019-08-20 16:34

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX h...
2019-05-24 03:17

Feds to investigate spike in gray whale deaths on West Coast SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. scientists will investigate why an unusual number of gray whales are washing up dead on West Coast beaches. About 70 whales have been stranded so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the most s...
2019-05-31 22:17

Oil prices see historic spike; Trump weighing response to Saudi attack Weekend drone strikes on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure have effectively wiped out about 5 percent of the global daily production, sending oil prices skyrocketing to historic levels Monday....
2019-09-17 00:34

Two dead and radiation spike reported after Russia rocket test blast Explosion at military range in Arkhangelsk is second deadly defence incident in weekTwo people have been killed and radiation levels reportedly spiked after a rocket engine exploded during a test in northern Russia, in the second deadly incident at a...
2019-08-08 16:34

Keanu Reeves, Spike Lee and others support Italian cinema targeted by neo-fascists A group of well-known actors and directors have penned a statement after the Cinema America was the site of a far-right attack. Four young people were beaten by five extremists....
2019-06-28 20:34

Child marriages spike in Philippines violence-marred Marawi city A jihadist siege in the Philippines' Muslim-majority Marawi city displaced over 400,000 people in 2017. People are returning to their homes, but with a sense of insecurity. This is making them take drastic measures....
2019-07-12 18:34

LNG tankers divert to Asia, floating storage rises after price spike At least five laden liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers changed course from Europe to Asia and a rising number of other tankers were being used as floating storage following a spike in Asian LNG prices in the past week, trade sources said....
2019-09-19 18:34

Trump slams Mexico, Democrats over spike in asylum seekers at border President Trump slammed Mexico and Democratic lawmakers on Friday for the growing number of asylum seekers overwhelming the US southern border — the morning after he slapped Mexico with a new tariff as punishment for failing to stanch the flow. “Mexi...
2019-05-31 19:00

Energy ETFs surge on Saudi oil attacks—here's how experts are playing the spike Tom Lydon, editor and proprietor at ETFTrends.com, and Todd Rosenbluth, director of ETF and mutual fund research at CFRA, talk trading the crude oil surge with CNBC's Bob Pisani....
2019-09-17 00:00

Aziz Ansari’s Netflix special: #metoo allegations and Spike Jonze Directed by Spike Jonze, the comic leads with the accusations made against him last year, introducing a more contrite Ansari 2.0Yeah, he leads with it. Important to note that in the canon of blockbuster standup comedians accused of sexual impropriety...
2019-07-20 15:00

Wall Street drops after Saudi attacks, energy stocks spike Energy stocks spiked while the rest of Wall Street fell on Monday after weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities added to investors' concerns about geopolitical risk and a slowing global economy....
2019-09-16 21:00

Deadly superbug outbreak in humans linked to antibiotic spike in cows Enlarge (credit: Getty | Sebastien Bozon) A deadly outbreak of multi-drug resistant Salmonella that sickened 225 people across the US beginning in 2018 may have been spurred by a sharp rise in the use of certain antibiotics in cows a year earlier, ...
2019-08-24 04:00

‘Sporadic’ attacks from Iran could spike oil prices, says US think tank Oil prices rose as much as 4% on Thursday following attacks on two tanker ships off the coast of Iran, which the U.S. has blamed on Tehran.       ...
2019-06-14 14:34

Spike in Taliban attacks 'unhelpful' to Afghan peace push: U.S. general A spike in attacks by Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan has been "particularly unhelpful" to peace efforts there, a senior U.S. military commander cautioned on Saturday as he visited neighboring Pakistan, where many Taliban militants are based....
2019-09-08 02:00

Trump administration investigating whether there's a link between a spike in respiratory diseases and e-cigarettes Top Trump administration health officials are teaming up with state and local-level health departments to find a possible link between vaping and a spike in lung diseases across 25 states....
2019-08-31 01:00

US agency runs out of burial space after spike in gray whale deaths Landowners asked to help as authorities struggle with largest number of strandings in nearly two decadesThe carcasses of so many gray whales have washed up this year on the US west coast that authorities have run out of places to put them, and has as...
2019-06-16 07:51

Russia refuses to share data on blast that caused radiation spike Monitoring stations ceased transmitting data two days after the 8 August blastRussia has told international nuclear test ban monitors that it does not have to share information on the blast that caused a brief spike in radiation levels in Arkhangelsk...
2019-08-20 19:00

Health Alert Issued After Major Spike In Overdoses In Cincinnati Area CINCINNATI (WCPO/Scripps) –  In 24 hours, from Friday to Saturday, the Hamilton County Heroin Coalition said 22 people overdosed. The Cincinnati Fire department tweeted that they responded to 20 overdoses between midnight Friday night and 5 p.m...
2019-06-24 00:17

Another cyclist killed on city streets amid spike in rider deaths A cyclist was fatally struck by a box truck in Greenpoint Tuesday afternoon — becoming the 17th bike rider killed in the city this year, just hours after the 16th died in Staten Island. The 58-year-old, whose name has not been released pending ...
2019-07-24 02:00

China coal hub Shanxi slams seven cities for pollution spike in 2019 China's top coal-producing province of Shanxi has reprimanded seven of its cities after a spike in air pollution in the first five months of 2019, the country's environment ministry said in a notice late Thursday....
2019-06-21 05:00

Justin Verlander points finger at MLB over homer spike: ‘A f–king joke’ Home runs continue to fly at a historic rate this season, a drastic change that Justin Verlander accuses MLB brought intentionally. Verlander, who will be the American League’s All-Star Game starter, owns a 10-4 record with a 2.98 ERA. He has also al...
2019-07-09 23:17

Oil price spike hasn't affected asset allocation in Asia: BNP Paribas Manishi Raychaudhuri of BNP Paribas says the impact of the oil price spike was seen in the currencies of India and Indonesia. Still, he says he hasn't changed asset allocations in Asia in part because countries such as India have very strong cur...
2019-09-17 18:34

Syria: Thousands of children ‘hemmed in’ by ‘brutal and gratuitous’ spike in violence A marked escalation in fighting has put tens of thousands of children in northwest Syria at “imminent risk of injury, death and displacement”, the United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) chief warned on Thursday....
2019-05-30 22:34

California launches $20m campaign to deter e-cigarettes amid spike in illnesses The state has seen at least 63 cases of vaping-related illnesses as flavored products contribute to a rise in youth smokingCalifornia has announced a $20m public awareness campaign about the dangers of vaping and will step up efforts to halt the sale...
2019-09-17 06:34

No, maternal mortality did not spike in Texas after funding cuts to abortion clinics More than a year ago, revised numbers showed that the Texas maternal mortality rate was not as high as previously believed. But the news apparently has not reached Congress....
2019-05-21 14:51

Oil prices see historic spike; Trump says Iran appears to be behind Saudi attack Weekend drone strikes on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure have effectively wiped out about 5 percent of the global daily production, sending oil prices skyrocketing to historic levels Monday....
2019-09-17 12:00

Poland's ruling party pledges pre-election minimum wage spike Poland’s ruling party has pledged to raise the minimum wage by 90% over four years. A month before a general election, such a move is either a stroke of political genius or economic calamity, depending on who you ask....
2019-09-18 17:00

Heat stress spike predicted to cost global economy $2.4 trillion a year An increase in heat stress at work linked to climate change is set to have a massive impact on global productivity and economic losses, notably in agriculture and construction, UN labour experts said on Monday....
2019-08-04 02:51

German Jews warned not to wear kippahs in public following spike in anti-Semitism German Jews have been warned by a leading government official not to wear traditional kippahs in all public settings following a rise in anti-Semitic attacks across the country....
2019-05-26 15:34

Heat stress spike predicted to cost global economy $2,400 billion a year An increase in heat stress at work linked to climate change is set to have a massive impact on global productivity and economic losses, notably in agriculture and construction, UN labour experts said on Monday....
2019-07-01 19:34

Mount Everest death spike prompting review of 'all the old laws,' Nepal official says A climbing season that's be married by the highest death toll in on Mount Everest in four years has prompted officials in Nepal to review rules about who is allowed up the mountain, after complaints of overcrowding and inexperienced climbers....
2019-05-29 22:00

Mineworkers fear 'reprisals' for raising safety concerns amid spike in deaths Union worries about ‘reporting culture’ at Queensland mines, where most workers are now employed as casualsContract and casual mineworkers in Queensland are fearful of “retribution” if they complain about questionable safety practices, their union sa...
2019-07-10 13:34

China's moves to tackle swine fever are 'ineffective' — it may cause inflation to spike above target China's efforts to halt the spread of swine fever among its pig population are "ineffective," according to Capital Economics. That's set to cause its inflation to shoot up above its target for the first time in nearly a decade next year, it...
2019-09-16 08:34

Buenos Aires judge bans delivery apps after road accidents spike Ruling also raises concerns over workers’ rights, and orders credit card companies to block transactions made via appsWhen a courier delivering a takeaway in Buenos Aires was hit by a car, the company’s response was not to check how he was, but to as...
2019-08-17 13:00

Heated Hong Kong protests dent stocks, spike cash demand Hong Kong's financial markets came under pressure on Wednesday, with stocks falling and demand for cash surging, as protesters clashed with police during a mass demonstration against legislation that would allow citizens to be extradited to China....
2019-06-12 12:51

Japan-South Korea gloom spurs worries of 'never seen before' chip price spike Memory chip spot prices have risen for the first time this year, indicating grim warnings of "never seen before" spikes and a supply disruption could come to pass as a dispute between South Korea and Japan drags on....
2019-07-18 12:34

German Jews warned not to wear kippahs in public amid spike in hate crimes A top German official has warned Jewish people against wearing yarmulkes in public amid a spike in anti-Semitic attacks. “I cannot advise Jews to wear the kippah everywhere all the time in Germany,” the official said Saturday, employing another word ...
2019-05-25 23:34

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Petrobras holds fuel prices steady despite oil spike after Saudi attack Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and Petrobras said on Monday the oil firm was not planning to immediately raise fuel prices in response to the attack in Saudi Arabia, showing the state-run firm may be open to overlooking market pricing norms for n...
2019-09-17 08:00

Children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine ‘too terrified to learn’ amid spike in attacks on schools Schoolchildren are bearing long-lasting mental and physical scars of eastern Ukraine’s conflict, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday, as the agency warned of an “alarming” increase in attacks on schools during the first four mo...
2019-05-21 17:17

| Texas border horror | Iran nuclear spike: WATCH the top world news videos for today Lawmakers decry conditions at Texas border station | Iran deal in uncharted waters with uranium breach; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-07-02 09:34

Amazon fire: Search engine that uses ad revenue to plant trees around the world sees 1,150 per cent spike A search engine that uses its advertising revenue to plant trees around the world has experienced a 1,150 per cent surge in usage in light of the Amazon wildfires....
2019-08-27 13:34

German official warns Jews against wearing skullcaps in public amid spike in anti-Semitism The top official against anti-Semitism in Germany warned the country's Jewish community on Saturday to avoid wearing the traditional skullcap in public places in parts of the country amid a rise in hate crimes....
2019-05-26 16:51

E. Jean Carroll accuses Trump of rape and calls spike to National Sexual Assault Hotline After E. Jean Carroll accused President Donald Trump of rape, there was a 53% increase in calls to the National Sexual Assault Hotline, RAINN reports.        ...
2019-06-27 18:34

South Sudan: UN rights experts see little headway on peace deal amid spike in local-level violence A United Nations expert group looking at human rights in South Sudan said on Friday that it is “deeply concerned” that, although the overall armed conflict has waned, there has been little progress in adhering to the peace agreement that guided the c...
2019-08-23 19:34

Mount Everest death spike: Inexperienced climbers, competitive tour groups, bad weather window to blame, experts believe An American climber became the latest to perish after reaching the world's tallest summit on Monday amid concerns that overcrowding on Mount Everest is leading the highest number of deaths on the mountain since 2015....
2019-05-28 22:00

BeIN Shopping Stake in Miramax Miramax-owner BeIN Media Group is said to be shopping a stake in the studio, which produced popular and critically acclaimed films such as “Pulp Fiction” and “Shakespeare in Love,” to potential buyers....
2019-06-07 03:51

Insurer AXA further reduces stake in AXA Equitable down to 40.1% French insurer AXA said on Friday that it had sold an 8% stake in AXA Equitable Holdings through a secondary offering, as part of its plan to gradually divest from its U.S. life insurance business....
2019-06-07 10:34

What’s at Stake in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from a regional Asia-Pacific trade agreement, the U.S. and Japan -- the world’s largest and third-largest economies -- are negotiating a deal of their own. Both sides insist they want ...
2019-05-25 03:51

Jobs are at stake — pass the USMCA At the end of 2018, the Trump administration finalized the renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement, resulting in a new trade deal now called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. This milestone is good news and a big win for the United ...
2019-05-30 09:51

U.S.-China trade talks: where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are due to meet on Saturday at the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Japan to try to resurrect a deal to end a costly trade war....
2019-06-28 21:17

Garbage time, all the time: MLB sees historic spike in position players pitching While home runs fly at a record rate and pitchers aren't going deep into games, MLB has seen a record number of position players taking the mound.       ...
2019-08-21 14:34

'Shut it down': Spike Lee wants Hollywood to boycott Georgia over its abortion bill Director Spike Lee is calling for production companies to leave Georgia over a "heartbeat" law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks.        ...
2019-06-07 14:51

Fed: Out of Options The Fed has failed to stoke inflation, which has been persistently low due to retiring baby boomers spending less and millennials loaded with student debt....
2019-08-27 03:00

Row over 60 per cent spike in number of 'mental health' sick days taken by TfL workers An "eye-watering" 60 per cent rise in the number of sick days taken by Transport for London staff citing a mental health problem sparked a row today....
2019-09-19 16:00

Protests in Albania: Its democracy and EU future at stake Albania's opposition parties hold their latest anti-government protest Saturday with a strong likelihood that it will turn violent, dealing another blow to the country's shrinking hopes that the European Union will agree to launch full membership neg...
2019-06-07 19:51

Tencent in Talks for Stake in Universal Music Tencent is negotiating to buy 10% of Universal, the world’s largest music company, for about $3.36 billion, a deal that would strengthen the Chinese internet giant’s growing clout in the global record industry....
2019-08-07 02:34

Brazil's Petrobras says CEF to sell $1.86 bln stake - filing Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said Caixa Econômica Federal will sell a stake worth 7.2 billion reais ($1.86 billion) in the company, according to a securities filing on Monday....
2019-06-10 14:17

UPDATE 2-Tianqi says happy 'for now' with stake in SQM -president Tianqi Lithium Corp is happy for now with its stake in rival SQM and is working to deepen business ties with the Chilean lithium producer, the Chinese company's president said on Monday....
2019-06-10 20:17

Mets’ true test is finally here with a lot at stake They are together. They are reborn. They are emboldened. The Mets have their sights set on something much bigger than the NL wild card with the Nationals coming to town Friday for this Showdown Series, aces wild. “We’ve got a chance to do something r...
2019-08-08 07:00

What’s at Stake and at Risk in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here.  More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from a regional Asia-Pacific trade......
2019-08-26 20:34

Third Point buys stake in Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica Third Point, the US hedge fund that has pushed for changes at companies ranging from Nestle to Campbell Soup, has amassed a stake in Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday. Third Point, run by billionaire inves...
2019-08-27 02:34

SoftBank may need to write down its stake in WeWork, Bernstein says SoftBank could be forced to write down its multibillion-dollar investment in WeWork if the company fetches an IPO valuation below $25 billion, analysts at Bernstein said....
2019-09-10 21:34

Italy open to taking stake in FCA-Renault tie-up Renault's board is meeting today to review Fiat's proposal after failing to come to a decision Tuesday. Its directors are examining in detail a preliminary merger agreement hammered out over the past days....
2019-06-05 19:00

UK chemical giant Ineos to buy £1.6bn Saudi stake The petrochemical company founded by Britain's richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe has said it will buy a £1.6bn ($2bn) stake in a plant complex in Saudi Arabia....
2019-06-03 21:17

Elliott Discloses AT&T Stake and Calls for Shake-Up Activist investor Elliott Management disclosed a $3.2 billion stake in AT&T, criticized the company’s strategy and called on the telecommunications giant to shed unnecessary assets. AT&T shares rose....
2019-09-09 17:34

Funds power up stake in £6bn UK nuclear fleet A consortium of infrastructure funds is in advanced talks to buy a stake in the UK's £6bn ageing fleet of nuclear power stations amid growing concerns about their reliability....
2019-09-14 20:34

Volkswagen says it is not interested in buying a Tesla stake Volkswagen on Thursday denied a media report which suggested that the German carmaker was interested in buying a stake in United States electric car manufacturer Tesla....
2019-08-22 16:34

Amazon buys Disney’s stake in YES Network Disney just sold its stake in the New York Yankees’ pay-TV service to a group that includes Amazon. The film and entertainment giant on Thursday sold its 80% interest in the YES Network to an investment group led by the Yankees and Sinclair Broadcast...
2019-08-30 11:00

Hagerty sells 25% stake to Markel Corp. for $212.5M The insurance and lifestyle company said the investment would increase its pace of growth, and that it would remain substantially privately owned and based in Michigan....
2019-08-08 14:00

Volkswagen not interested in buying Tesla stake Volkswagen said on Thursday it was not interested in taking a stake in Tesla , denying a media report that CEO Herbert Diess wanted to buy shares in the U.S. company to access its software and batteries technology....
2019-08-22 16:34

At stake in the NBA Finals: The title of ‘best player in the league’ For the first time in eight years, LeBron James isn't in the NBA Finals. His mantle as the game's top player is up for grabs, and three stars could make compelling cases....
2019-05-29 14:00

Explainer: U.S.-China trade talks - where they are and what's at stake Senior U.S. and Chinese officials are meeting in Washington on Thursday and Friday in an attempt to settle their ongoing trade war, but a lasting peace seems elusive....
2019-09-20 00:00

Starbucks Takes Stake in Tech Company Starbucks said it is taking a stake in a digital technology company called Brightloom to speed up its offering of mobile ordering and payment options at its global stores to improve customer convenience....
2019-07-23 01:51

Reliance Industries To Buy 87.6% Stake In Fynd For Rs 295 Crore Fynd provides technology platform and solutions to merchants to manage their inventory and sales across multiple demand channels for consumers, including e-commerce platforms....
2019-08-06 00:51

Ad Giant WPP to Sell Kantar Stake to Bain WPP has agreed to sell a 60% stake in its Kantar market-research unit to Bain Capital Private Equity, raising about $3.1 billion in the advertising giant’s biggest move yet to refocus its portfolio....
2019-07-12 22:34

Explainer: U.S.-China trade talks: where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are due to meet on Saturday at the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Japan to try to resurrect a deal to end a costly trade war....
2019-06-28 19:17

Oil: What Are Options Signaling? The peaks and valleys in the oil market have been astounding over the past year. Where will it head next? Oil options skews might offer some indications....
2019-07-02 14:34

Porsche increases stake in hypercar EV maker Rimac German giant says increased investment will open access to Rimac's electric and autonomous technology Porsche has increased its stake in Croatian electric vehicle firm Rimac, as part of an increased co-operation in battery technology and other areas...
2019-09-07 03:00

Amazon Reportedly in Talks to Buy Stake in Reliance Retail Amazon.com is in exploratory talks with Reliance Industries Ltd-owned Reliance Retail for buying up to 26 percent stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer....
2019-08-01 09:51

Pacifist constitution reform at stake as Japan goes to polls Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was forecast to win a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday that could determine whether his dream of revising the post-war, U.S.-drafted pacifist constitution can be kept alive....
2019-07-21 06:34

US health giant Centene takes $50m Babylon stake One of America's largest healthcare companies is investing tens of millions of pounds in Babylon Healthcare, the British technology start-up behind a new chatbot service being used by the National Health Service....
2019-08-01 21:00

Third Point, U.S. settle over antitrust filing in DowDuPont stake Third Point LLC has agreed to pay more than $600,000 to settle allegations the hedge fund failed to properly file for antitrust clearance when it bought DowDuPont stock two years ago, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday....
2019-08-28 23:00

Dollarama to buy 50.1% stake in Latin American value retailer Dollarcity Dollarama Inc said on Tuesday it would acquire a 50.1% stake in Latin American value retailer Dollarcity, as the Canadian discount store operator looks to expand in the region....
2019-07-02 14:34

WPP in Talks to Sell Kantar Stake to Bain Capital The sale would mark the biggest move yet by Chief Executive Mark Read in his effort to revive WPP’s fortunes since taking over the top job last year....
2019-07-02 11:34

Tunisia’s Presidential Election 2019: Who’s Running, What’s at Stake Tunisians head to the polls on Sunday in national elections that will decide the next president, in a major test for the nascent democracy. The death of secularist President Beji Caïd Essebsi, 92, in July forced the presidential elections to be...
2019-09-14 08:34

China's contentious stake in Zambia's broadcast media To help switch from analogue to digital TV, Zambia did a deal with a Chinese media conglomerate. Now, Zambian media owners are complaining that locals can watch Chinese kung fu movies but have limited local programming....
2019-07-06 00:17

Facebook to buy stake in Indian e-commerce start-up Meesho Facebook is buying a stake in Indian e-commerce start-up Meesho, the head of the U.S. tech giant's Indian business said on Thursday, looking to deepen its reach in one of the world's biggest internet markets....
2019-06-13 16:17

Amazon in talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail: ET Amazon.com Inc is in exploratory talks with Reliance Industries Ltd-owned Reliance Retail for buying up to 26% stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, the Economic Times (ET) reported (https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/servi...
2019-08-01 06:17

Activist Gatemore snaps up Moss Bros stake An activist fund manager which pressed for a break-up of French Connection has turned its attention to another fashion chain by snapping up a 10% stake in Moss Bros, the suit-hire specialist....
2019-06-09 17:17

A Billboard No. 1 Is at Stake, So Here’s an Album With Your Taylor Swift Hoodie About half the 39 titles that topped the charts last year were sold as part of ticket or merchandise “bundles.” Now even some who benefited from the strategy are complaining....
2019-06-09 21:34

CVC-led consortium to acquire 30% stake in Dubai's GEMS Education A consortium led by private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a 30% stake from existing shareholders in Dubai-based GEMS Education....
2019-07-10 15:00

Monsoon landlords demand equity stake as CVA looms A quartet of commercial property giants are demanding an equity stake in Monsoon Accessorize, the fashion retailer, in return for supporting a financial restructuring....
2019-05-30 17:51

RPT-Renault CEO Bollore has no plans to reduce Nissan stake Cutting its stake in alliance partner Nissan is not on Renault's agenda, the French carmaker's chief executive Thierry Bollore said on Wednesday after a global vehicle launch in New Delhi....
2019-06-20 08:17

L&G snaps up Woodford stake in Push Doctor-backer The embattled fund manager Neil Woodford is close to offloading another of his firm's assets by striking a deal to sell a big stake in a backer of Push Doctor, the GP-on-demand service....
2019-08-14 09:17

UPDATE 3-Slimmed-down WPP to net $3.1 bln selling Kantar stake to Bain WPP is selling a 60% stake in Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, valuing the data analytics business at about $4 billion and giving the British owner of agencies including Ogilvy and Wunderman Thompson funds to cut debt and rebuild....
2019-07-12 13:51

UPS buys stake in self-driving truck startup TuSimple The investment by UPS Ventures underscores bets that autonomous vehicle technology can expand more rapidly in commercial vehicles than in self-driving taxis....
2019-08-16 19:34

Explainer: What is at stake with Turkey's Russian air defense deal? Turkey took its first deliveries of the Russian S-400 air defense system on Friday, a development likely to trigger U.S. sanctions on Ankara and escalate tensions between Turkey and its Western partners in the NATO military alliance....
2019-07-12 17:34

Volkswagen to take stake in battery cell maker Northvolt FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen says it is buying a stake in Swedish battery cell producer Northvolt AB and plans a joint factory in Germany ahead of increased production of electric vehicles next year. Wolfsburg-based Volkswagen said Wednesday ...
2019-06-12 16:00

Slimmed-down WPP to net $3.1 billion selling Kantar stake to Bain WPP is selling a 60% stake in Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, valuing the data analytics business at about $4 billion and giving the British owner of agencies including Ogilvy and Wunderman Thompson funds to cut debt and rebuild....
2019-07-13 15:51

Renault CEO Bollore has no plans to reduce Nissan stake Cutting its stake in alliance partner Nissan is not on Renault's agenda, the French carmaker's chief executive Thierry Bollore said on Wednesday after a global vehicle launch in New Delhi....
2019-06-19 18:17

BlackRock to Take Stake in Owner of Sports Illustrated, Nine West BlackRock is poised to become the largest shareholder of Authentic Brands, the company that owns brands including Sports Illustrated and Nine West, in the first deal for the investment giant’s new private-equity fund....
2019-08-11 19:34

There's More At Stake With Fashion's Gender-Fluid Movement Than You Realise “The industry must make a more substantial investment in the lives – and not simply the looks – of the broader trans&gnc community,” says Wren Sanders...
2019-08-11 15:34

Virgin Active owner limbers up for stake sale The South African owner of Virgin Active is preparing to sell a stake in the health and fitness clubs chain four years after taking majority control of the business....
2019-08-02 23:51

Billionaire activist Paul Singer reveals $3.2B stake in AT&T The hedge fund billionaire known for seizing an Argentine navy vessel as partial payment for a debt is taking aim at AT&T — the telecom behemoth that also owns HBO and CNN. Paul Singer’s Elliott Management hedge fund sent a shot across the bow of AT&...
2019-09-10 07:34

Iran-US tensions flare in the Persian Gulf: What's at stake The US has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf — a claim Iran denies. The dispute has raised concerns of a new conflict in the region. DW examines the key actors involved and their interests....
2019-06-15 19:34

Naspers Listing Looks to Unlock Value in $122 Billion Tencent Stake Africa’s most valuable company said it will move forward with plans to list its massive internet assets in Amsterdam, a bid to reduce the discount its shares trade at relative to the value of its $122 billion stake in Tencent....
2019-05-29 15:00

Overstock’s former CEO sells off his $90M stake, saying he’s worried about ‘Deep State’ Patrick Byrne abruptly quit the company last month after saying he'd been involved in multiple FBI investigations and had romanced Maria Butina — a Russian national later convicted of trying to influence American policy....
2019-09-20 10:00

GM CEO to United Auto Workers: 'Our collective future is at stake' General Motors CEO and Chairman Mary Barra on Tuesday pleaded for United Auto Workers union leaders to assist, not hinder, the company's ongoing restructuring efforts to better position GM for the future....
2019-07-16 19:34

Hedge fund Elliott buys stake in UK's Saga Activist investor Elliott has taken a position in Britain's Saga Plc, less than a month after the specialist tourism and insurance firm warned that discounting was taking a heavy toll on its tours business....
2019-07-17 10:00

DNB says it has not decided whether to sell Oslo Bors stake to Euronext Norway's DNB will meet with Euronext before deciding whether to sell its 20% stake in Oslo Bors VPS to the pan-European stock market operator, the bank said on Monday....
2019-05-27 09:51

Buffett's Berkshire unveils $861 million Amazon stake Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said it owned $860.6 million of Amazon.com Inc shares at the end of March, after the billionaire admitted to underestimating the online retailer and its Chief......
2019-05-21 17:51

WeWork Said to Consider Offer for 70 Percent Indian Affiliate Stake WeWork is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday....
2019-06-14 13:00

Tencent in Talks to Buy Stake in Universal Music Group Chinese internet giant Tencent is negotiating to buy 10% of Universal Music Group, one of the world’s largest music labels, from Vivendi—a deal that would value the stake at $3.36 billion....
2019-08-06 13:00

Protests hold Albania’s democracy, its EU future at stake TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s opposition parties hold their latest anti-government protest Saturday with a strong likelihood that it will turn violent, dealing another blow to the country’s shrinking hopes that the European Union will ...
2019-06-07 19:34

Goldman Pursues Majority Stake in Chinese Venture Goldman Sachs has applied with Chinese regulators to take a majority stake in an investment-banking joint venture, the most recent move by a foreign company to tap the nation’s vast financial sector....
2019-08-21 16:00

Aston Martin's biggest investor offers to buy another 3% stake The biggest investor in Aston Martin offered on Friday to buy another 3% stake in the luxury carmaker, whose shares have slumped since listing last year....
2019-07-19 13:51

France's Orange raises $616 million with sale of its BT stake French telecom giant Orange said it had sold its remaining 2.5% stake in BT , raising net proceeds of 486 million pounds ($616 million) as the former state monopoly faces a battle for market share in France. ....
2019-06-28 12:51

Hedge fund-owned MNG reduces stake in Gannett to 4.2% Alden Global Capital's MNG Enterprises Inc., which launched a bid to acquire Gannett Co. in January, has reduced its stake in the company from 7.5%        ...
2019-05-23 09:34

Tencent in Talks for Stake In Beatles' Record Label Tencent is negotiating to buy 10% of Universal Music Group, the world’s largest record label, for about $3.36 billion, a deal that would strengthen the Chinese internet giant’s growing clout in the global music industry....
2019-08-06 14:00

Copper's Options Paradox Copper closely tracks growth in China, yet copper options prices tend to be closely related to U.S. monetary policy. How will Fed rate cuts impact the metal?...
2019-06-18 14:51

NYC ban on CBD has stores mulling options Get your CBD-infused snacks and drinks while you can: A crackdown is coming to the Big Apple. Retailers that sell consumable goods infused with cannabidiol — or CBD, an ingredient in marijuana that doesn’t get you high, but which is said to relieve p...
2019-06-24 07:34

Tulsi Gabbard to report for active duty with National Guard for two weeks: report Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard will take a two-week hiatus from the campaign trail to report for active duty in Indonesia with the National Guard, the Democrat announced on Monday....
2019-08-13 12:17

Exclusive: Third Point builds stake in Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica - sources Third Point LLC, the U.S. hedge fund that has pushed for changes at companies ranging from Nestle SA to Campbell Soup Co , has amassed a stake in Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica SA , people familiar with the matter said on Sunday....
2019-08-26 06:00

Philip Morris in merger talks with Altria; e-cigs at stake Philip Morris International Inc and Altria Group Inc are discussing an all-stock merger, potentially reuniting two of the world's largest tobacco companies in a bid to dominate the fast-growing electronic-cigarette market....
2019-08-27 20:34

Williams F1 team-owner plots engineering stake sale The owner of the Williams Formula One (F1) team is exploring the sale of a stake in its engineering arm in a deal that could raise tens of millions of pounds for the famous racing outfit....
2019-08-31 19:00

BlackRock Offers to Buy Cofense Stake from Russia-Linked Firm A rare showdown between a national-security panel tasked with overseeing foreign-investment in U.S. companies and a Russia-linked firm is nearing a potential resolution....
2019-08-17 03:00

Fin24.com | Military stake stymies R57bn Zim platinum project A plan to build Zimbabwe’s biggest platinum mine at a cost of about $4bn, about R57bn, is floundering because a military stake in the project has deterred potential backers, according to people familiar with the funding discussions....
2019-05-21 16:17

The Democratic Party’s future is at stake in state legislative races This is the last election cycle before redistricting could lock them out of control of state legislatures and some congressional seats for another decade....
2019-08-14 22:51

WPP in exclusive talks to sell Kantar stake to Bain Capital WPP is in exclusive talks to sell a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, it said on Monday, in a $4 billion deal aimed at steering the world's biggest advertising company back to growth....
2019-07-02 03:17

Vietnam Seeks to Sell Stake in Military Commercial Bank Vietnam’s government is looking to sell part of its stake in Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank, a large local lender with a market capitalization of close to $2 billion....
2019-07-15 08:34

Tour Missouri's Echo Bluff Stake Park If the scenery in Netflix's "Ozark" appeals to you, Missouri's Echo Bluff State Park can provide the natural beauty without all the man-made drama.       ...
2019-06-11 23:17

Exclusive: FCA-Renault revival may hinge on Nissan stake cut - sources Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Renault SA are looking for ways to resuscitate their collapsed merger plan and secure the approval of the French carmaker's alliance partner Nissan Motor Co Ltd , according to several sources close to the companies....
2019-06-11 04:01

WPP in exclusive talks with Bain Capital over sale of Kantar stake WPP has entered exclusive talks with private equity firm Bain Capital over the sale of a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar, the world's biggest advertising company said on Monday. (Reporting by Justin George Varghese in Bengaluru; Edit...
2019-07-01 20:17

BC Partners close to buying majority stake in Garda World - WSJ Private equity firm BC Partners is nearing a deal to buy a majority stake in Canada-based security services company Garda World Security Corp, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday....
2019-07-23 10:34

Aston Martin's Biggest Investor Considers Acquiring Another 3% Stake The biggest investor in Aston Martin is considering buying another 3% stake, offering to increase its holding after shares in the luxury carmaker crashed almost 50% since its listing nine months ago....
2019-07-02 11:17

Amazon In Talks For Stake In Indonesia's Ride-Hailing Startup Go-Jek Amazon.com Inc is in early talks with Go-Jek Group to buy a stake in the Indonesian ride-hailing startup, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday. Details of the stake were not......
2019-08-29 13:34

UPDATE 1-Activist investor Cat Rock slashes stake in UK's Staffline Activist investor Cat Rock Capital cut its stake in Staffline Group Plc by more than half, less than a month after the British recruiter swung to a 2018 loss as it booked a charge for potential fines for underpaying workers....
2019-07-22 09:34

France prepared to cut Renault stake to shore up deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to shore up Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , according to an AFP tweet https://bit.ly/2KwTMqg on Saturday....
2019-06-08 07:34

France Ready To Cut Renault Stake To Shore Up Nissan Partnership France is ready to consider cutting its stake in Renault in the interests of consolidating the automaker's alliance with Nissan, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said....
2019-06-08 17:00

UPDATE 1-Sweden's Kinnevik to hand out Millicom stake to shareholders Investment company Kinnevik will hand out its 37.2% stake in telecoms operator Millicom to shareholders as it presses on with its strategy to increase its exposure to private Nordic companies....
2019-09-17 15:00

UPDATE 4-British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs at stake * Unions say: Save the steelworks (Adds context on EU steel equities, the EU ETS, comment from British Steel, from the British government, from UK Steel.)...
2019-05-21 17:51

Emmanuel Macron’s Grand Ambitions Are at Stake in European Elections For the French president, who is bitterly opposed by the rising populist forces on the Continent, the vote is a critical test of his vision of deeper integration....
2019-05-21 17:34

LVMH Buys Minority Stake in Stella McCartney House LVMH Möet Hennessy Louis Vuitton bought a minority stake in the British fashion house set up by Stella McCartney, giving the French luxury company a high-profile vehicle to tap growing demand for high-end clothing marketed as sustainable....
2019-07-16 03:51

Aston Martin's biggest investor mulls acquiring another 3% stake Strategic European Investment Group, the biggest investor in Aston Martin, is considering buying another 3 percent stake in the automaker after Aston's shares crashed almost 50 percent since its listing nine months ago....
2019-07-01 12:00

No Rise In Mukesh Ambani's Stake In Company, Says Reliance Industries The clarification comes as reports suggested that Mukesh Ambani increased his stake in RIL after Reliance Services and Holdings, an Ambani firm, acquired 17.18 crore equity shares, or 2.71 per cent......
2019-09-19 23:00

Temasek, KKR in race to buy stake in Philippine hospitals group-sources Singapore state investor Temasek and private equity firm KKR are among the suitors who have advanced to the second round of an auction to buy into the hospital unit of Metro Pacific Investments Corp , sources told Reuters....
2019-09-11 09:34

China's BAIC buys 5% Daimler stake to cement alliance China's Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd (BAIC) has bought a 5% stake in Daimler , cementing its relationship with the German carmaker after China's Zhejiang Geely Holding emerged as a potential rival....
2019-07-23 10:17

Xiaomi Picks Up Stake in Chip Designer VeriSilicon Holdings Xiaomi has taken a stake of roughly 6 percent in compatriot chip designer VeriSilicon Holdings, as the smartphone maker revamps its years-long pursuit of success in semiconductors which it sees as......
2019-07-15 20:51

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture: CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
2019-06-14 06:34

CBOE Holdings Takes Minority Ownership Stake In CurveGlobal CHICAGO, IL -- October 16, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it made a minority investment in CurveGlobal, a new interest rate derivatives venture of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and a number of major dealer ba...
2019-05-23 03:51

Golden Gate Capital to Buy Stake in Billing-Services Firm Bon Secours Mercy Health hospital system is selling a majority stake in its billing-software company to private-equity firm Golden Gate Capital in a deal that people familiar with the matter valued at roughly $1.2 billion....
2019-05-30 03:51

Amazon in early talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail: ET Amazon.com Inc is in exploratory talks with Reliance Industries Ltd's retail unit to buy an up to 26% stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, the Economic Times (ET) reported on Thursday....
2019-08-01 13:34

| Datatec subsidiary Logicalis acquires stake in two European IT companies International ICT solutions and services group Datatec says its subsidiary, Logicalis Group, has acquired two businesses in Europe, adding to its growing footprint in the region...
2019-09-04 11:34

Nordstrom Family Prepares New Proposal to Increase Stake in Retailer The family behind Nordstrom is seeking to strengthen its grip on the department-store chain following a decline in its shares that has stoked tension on the board....
2019-08-01 05:17

BlackRock becomes Authentic Brands' largest shareholder with $875 million stake BlackRock Inc's new private equity fund Long Term Private Capital (LTPC) has completed its maiden investment, taking up an $875 million stake in Authentic Brands Group LLC, making it the largest investor in the U.S.-based entertainment company, the ...
2019-08-12 01:51

Chicago investment firm takes majority stake in Whataburger SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An investment firm has purchased a majority stake in Whataburger as the Texas-based fast-food company seeks to expand in an increasingly competitive market. Whataburger announced Friday that the purchase by Chicago-based BDT Capita...
2019-06-14 20:51

Sarasin cuts Shell stake, criticizing its climate strategy London-based asset manager Sarasin & Partners has sold nearly 20% of its holdings in Royal Dutch Shell, saying the oil and gas company's spending plans are out of synch with international targets to battle climate change....
2019-07-09 15:51

Australia's Qantas says it will not trim Alliance stake despite competition concerns Australian flag carrier Qantas Airways Ltd said it had no plan to cut its stake in Alliance Airlines, after the competition regulator raised concerns over its acquisition of 19.9% in its rival....
2019-08-01 02:51

Fox Corp. Strikes Deal to Buy Majority Stake in Credible Labs Fox Corp. has struck a deal to buy a majority stake in Credible Labs Inc., a marketplace for consumer-lending information, for $265 million, the company said Sunday afternoon....
2019-08-05 06:51

JPMorgan set for historic majority stake in China funds JV -sources JPMorgan was on Friday poised to become the first foreign company to hold a majority stake in a Chinese mutual fund business, two sources said, setting a precedent that one analyst said would trigger a wave of similar transactions....
2019-08-02 18:51

Chinese firm in talks to buy stake in Universal Music Group One of the winners of a potential $3.36 billion deal for a stake in Universal Music Group is Vincent Bollore, who controls the French conglomerate that owns the music giant. On Tuesday, it was reported that Chinese investment firm Tencent Holdings is...
2019-08-07 23:34

UPDATE 1-Italy's Mediaset builds a stake in Germany's Prosiebensat Italian largest commercial broadcaster Mediaset has built a 9.6% stake in German peer ProSiebenSat.1, it said on Wednesday, in a move that could pave the way to the creation of a pan-European TV player and lifted the German company's shares....
2019-05-29 10:34

JPMorgan set for historic majority stake in China funds JV: sources JPMorgan was on Friday poised to become the first foreign company to hold a majority stake in a Chinese mutual fund business, two sources said, setting a precedent that one analyst said would trigger......
2019-08-02 21:17

Melco Resorts to cooperate with Australian inquiry into Crown stake Melco Resorts & Entertainment said on Friday it will cooperate with an Australian gaming regulator's inquiry into its $1.2 billion stake purchase in Crown Resorts....
2019-08-09 04:34

‘We Are Risking Everything.’ Hong Kong’s Young Rebels Stake Everything on Their Struggle Law enforcement would inevitably arrive to evict the hundreds of young, black-shirted demonstrators who broke in and defiled the Hong Kong legislature. A rumor that police were already there briefly dispersed the sea of anti-government protesters fro...
2019-07-05 18:17

Amazon in talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail: sources Amazon.com Inc is in talks with Reliance Industries Ltd's retail unit to buy a stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, two sources with knowledge of the talks told Reuters on Friday....
2019-08-02 17:51

It’s Not Just the White House in 2020. The Power to Draw Maps Is Also at Stake. With the nation’s political maps hanging in the balance, Democrats are racing to win back statehouse chambers and Republicans are rushing to defend gains from 2010....
2019-07-05 10:17

Icahn reveals stake in Cloudera, may seek board seats Activist investor Carl Icahn revealed a 12.6% stake in data analytics company Cloudera Inc on Thursday, and said he could seek seats on the company's board....
2019-08-02 08:17

Blockchain startup Ripple buys $30 million stake in MoneyGram Blockchain firm Ripple has bought $30 million worth of shares and warrants in MoneyGram International Inc, the two companies said on Monday, as they partner to use Ripple's product for cross-border payment and foreign exchange settlement....
2019-06-18 01:17

Reliance to Buy Majority Stake in Shopping Tech Startup Fynd Reliance has announced it will be buying a stake in Fynd, an Indian technology startup that is funded by Google and works as an inventory management platform....
2019-08-06 04:17

ArisGlobal Sells Majority Stake to Europe's Nordic Capital European buyout firm Nordic Capital has agreed to acquire a majority stake of U.S.-based ArisGlobal, in a deal that values the life-sciences software company at $700 million including debt....
2019-06-17 01:00

Analysis: Obamacare's fate will be at stake at 2020 ballot box as well as in court The extended battle over the Affordable Care Act will push deeper into uncharted waters Tuesday, when lawyers from a coalition of Republican-controlled states and the Trump administration argue for overturning the law in a federal court....
2019-07-09 18:34

France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan: AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co, Agence France Press (AFP) reported on Saturday....
2019-06-08 09:01

Iberdrola to sell 40% stake in UK wind project for 1.6 billion pounds Spanish energy firm Iberdrola has agreed to sell a 40% share in British offshore wind project East Anglia One to the Green Investment Group, it said on Monday....
2019-08-12 10:17

UPDATE 1-CVC-led consortium to acquire 30% stake in Dubai's GEMS Education A consortium led by private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a 30% stake from existing shareholders in Dubai-based GEMS Education....
2019-07-10 15:00

BlackRock Takes Stake in Owner of Sports Illustrated, Nine West BlackRock has become the largest shareholder of Authentic Brands, the company that owns brands including Sports Illustrated and Nine West, in the first deal for the investment giant’s new private-equity fund....
2019-08-12 08:51

Abu Dhabi sovereign fund buys 25% stake in 330 Madison Avenue Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has bought a 25% stake in 330 Madison Avenue in New York from Vornado Realty Trust a spokesman of sovereign wealth fund ADIA said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 09:34

Russell Coutts Likes Sailing Races With Big Money at Stake One of the great sailors in history now runs an elite racing series for high-speed yachts. SailGP will end its season this weekend with $1 million on the line....
2019-09-21 09:34

CBOE Introduces New Options App for ios Users CHICAGO, IL -- November 4, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has released its new state-of-the-art “CBOE Mobile” options application for iPhone and iPad users....
2019-05-23 05:34

CBOE Introduces New "Options Institute Plus" CHICAGO, October 21, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that The Options Institute - the educational arm of CBOE, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in April - this month unveils the first of three ten-week comprehens...
2019-05-23 21:34

The Rationale for Ag Options' Upward Skew Out-of-the-money calls in ag options are unique from most other asset classes in that they tend to cost more than puts. Find out what sets them apart....
2019-07-31 17:51

VIX Options Set New Daily Volume Record CHICAGO – September 25, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) said today that trading volume in options on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) reached a new all-time high on Monday, September 25....
2019-05-21 18:00

Income Options Are Coming to 401(k) Plans More employers are exploring ways to help 401(k) participants turn their savings into a sustainable income in retirement, even ahead of Congress passing legislation that would make it easier to do so....
2019-07-11 17:34

The best student laptops: all the best options for school School can get expensive really fast: books, tuition and accommodation – not to mention student laptops – add up quickly. However, the silver lining is that there are many incredible student laptops out there that could save you hundred...
2019-05-21 23:34

U.S. Foes May Have More Options After Bolton's Departure The departure of national security adviser John Bolton, one of the most hawkish voices in President Trump’s inner circle, has left U.S. adversaries from Iran to Venezuela celebrating his exit and looking for signs of a fresh approach in Washington....
2019-09-12 04:00

Equity Options Skews: Why No Surprises? Major selloffs in equities are often followed by sharp rallies. Do out-of-the-money options skews offer clues if the market is oversold or about to rally?...
2019-05-21 14:32

Whether or not Roundup is safe, the gardener has better options Pesticides in general aren’t good for beneficial insects, birds and other animals, or for the rich soil biology that is the underpinning of any healthy garden....
2019-09-19 02:34

Best Adidas backpacks: 5 great options to consider Adidas has managed to straddle the worlds of sports and fashion masterfully, creating clothes and accessories that are on-trend and incredibly functional - precisely the qualities you want from the best college backpack.Whether you’re after a ...
2019-08-17 01:00

| Trump says 'many options' on Iran response US President Donald Trump says he has "many options" in addition to military strikes against Iran and that details of newly announced sanctions would come within 48 hours....
2019-09-19 01:00

Officials See Few Options if Slowdown Hits After debating for days whether the U.S. is going into an economic downturn, Washington policy makers and Wall Street investors on Wednesday barreled into an even more difficult problem: There are few good options to deal with one if it happens....
2019-08-22 09:34

Nadler on impeachment: ‘All options are on the table’ Rep. Jerry Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said beginning impeachment hearings against President Trump is among the “options on the table” after special counsel Robert Mueller announced the end of his Russia probe. ...
2019-05-29 22:51

Pharma firm Gilead to raise Galapagos stake in $5.1 billion deal Gilead Sciences Inc will invest $5.1 billion to increase its stake in Galapagos NV and partner with the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm to develop and commercialize its treatments for a ten-year period, the companies said on Sunday....
2019-07-14 21:51

Oyo founder to buy back $2 billion worth stake in SoftBank-backed Indian co Indian hospitality startup Oyo Founder Ritesh Agarwal raised his stake in the company with a $2 billion buyback, in a move that will bring his ownership closer to biggest investor SoftBank Corp ....
2019-07-19 11:17

UPDATE 1-WPP in exclusive talks to sell Kantar stake to Bain Capital WPP is in exclusive talks to sell a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, the world's biggest advertising company said on Monday....
2019-07-01 20:17

WeWork considers $1.9 billion offer for 70% Indian affiliate stake: Bloomberg Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-14 09:00

Carranza crony hired despite stake in company that’s made millions in business with DOE Chancellor Richard Carranza hired a California friend to oversee the city’s struggling schools despite his pal keeping a financial stake in a software company that has since racked up millions of dollars in business with the Department of Education, ...
2019-07-14 06:51

ZF eyes sale of stake in Sweden's Haldex, ending ownership stalemate Germany's ZF Friedrichshafen said on Thursday it would look to sell its 20% stake in brake systems maker Haldex in a move which could break the ownership deadlock in the Swedish firm dating back to a bidding war in 2017....
2019-09-12 12:34

Amazon in talks for stake in Indonesia's ride-hailing startup Go-Jek: source Amazon.com Inc is in early talks with Go-Jek Group to buy a stake in the Indonesian ride-hailing startup, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday....
2019-08-28 18:00

France Will Debate a Bill to Stop Online Hate Speech. What’s at Stake? The plan, which is up for discussion in Parliament this week, would make it mandatory for online platforms to remove hateful content in less than 24 hours. Critics worry about censorship....
2019-07-01 19:51

Renault in Talks on Nissan Stake, Hopes to Revive Fiat Deal Top executives at Nissan and Renault are trying to hash out a deal to reshape their global alliance, a step top executives at the French car company hope will pave the way for merger talks with Fiat Chrysler to resume....
2019-08-03 09:51

AMG is offloading its majority stake in struggling hedge fund BlueMountain for $91 million Affiliated Managers Group sold its majority stake in Andrew Feldstein's BlueMountain Capital to Assured Guaranty, a Bermuda-based municipal bond and infrastructure insurer, for $91 million. The deal is expected to close at the end of the year, and Fe...
2019-08-08 03:34

Ethiopia to issue two telecom licenses, minority stake in monopoly: official Ethiopia will award two telecoms licenses to multinational mobile companies, a senior official said on Friday, in the first detailed announcement of the government's plans for opening one of the world's last major closed telecom markets....
2019-07-06 03:51

UPDATE 5-Philip Morris in merger talks with Altria; e-cigs at stake Philip Morris International Inc and Altria Group Inc are discussing an all-stock merger, potentially reuniting two of the world's largest tobacco companies in a bid to dominate the fast-growing electronic-cigarette market....
2019-08-27 22:34

Altria buys 80% stake in Swiss tobacco company Burger Sohne The Altria Group is buying an 80 percent share in Swiss company Burger Sohne and will commercialize one of its smokeless tobacco products, the companies announced Monday....
2019-06-03 15:51

With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
2019-07-16 08:51

China's Tencent talking to Vivendi about stake in Lady Gaga's label China's Tencent Holdings Ltd is in talks to buy up to 20% of Universal Music Group (UMG) from Vivendi SA , valuing the music label of Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and the Beatles at around 30 billion euros ($34 billion), as both firms look to expand in ...
2019-08-07 00:00

Constellation expects $54.8 million loss for stake in weed producer Canopy Constellation Brands expects to record a loss of about $54.8 million in its current quarter from its billion-dollar investment in weed producer Canopy Growth....
2019-08-27 03:00

Tencent in Talks for Stake in Ariana Grande, Queen's Record Label Tencent is negotiating to buy 10% of Universal Music Group, the world’s largest record label, for about $3.36 billion, a deal that would strengthen the Chinese internet giant’s growing clout in the global music industry....
2019-08-06 15:34

UPDATE 1-Pharma firm Gilead to raise Galapagos stake in $5.1 bln deal Gilead Sciences Inc will invest $5.1 billion to increase its stake in Galapagos NV and partner with the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm to develop and commercialize its treatments for a ten-year period, the companies said on Sunday....
2019-07-14 21:51

Huawei Selling Stake in Undersea-Cable Firm as U.S. Pressure Mounts China’s Huawei Technologies plans to sell its majority stake in an undersea-cable venture, in a move that follows a U.S. pressure campaign against Huawei and efforts to block the cable venture’s projects....
2019-06-03 15:00

Tech firm Tencent in talks to buy stake in Universal Music Group Deal will improve promotion of artists and help identify new talent, says VivendiThe Chinese tech company Tencent is in talks to take a 10% stake in Universal Music Group (UMG), the label to stars including Taylor Swift, the Beatles and Lady Gaga, ba...
2019-08-06 18:00

WeWork considers $1.9 billion offer for 70% stake in Indian affiliate: Bloomberg Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-14 15:34

UPDATE 1-WeWork considers $1.9 bln offer for 70% stake in Indian affiliate -Bloomberg Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-14 13:17

Amazon to acquire minority stake in an Indian supermarket chain operator Amazon.com Inc is set to snag a minority stake in India's Future Retail Ltd, which operates more than 900 stores in India and owns several supermarket brands, including Big Bazaar....
2019-08-22 23:00

UPDATE 4-Philip Morris in merger talks with Altria; e-cigs at stake Philip Morris International Inc and Altria Group Inc are discussing an all-stock merger, potentially reuniting two of the world's largest tobacco companies in a bid to dominate the fast-growing electronic-cigarette market....
2019-08-27 19:34

Wizards could try to lure Raptors’ Masai Ujiri with a notable ‘ownership stake’ Ujiri built the Raptors team that won the franchise's first NBA title on Thursday. To lure him, a percentage of ownership would be one major sweetener Washington would have to present over Toronto....
2019-06-14 08:01

Nordstrom family reportedly prepares proposal to increase stake in retailer The Nordstrom family last year aborted talks to take the retailer private after an initial offer of $50 a share was rejected as too low. Shares of the retailer have in recent weeks dipped nearly $20 below that offer....
2019-07-31 21:00

UPDATE 1-BlackRock becomes Authentic Brands' largest shareholder with $875 million stake BlackRock Inc's new private equity fund Long Term Private Capital (LTPC) has completed its maiden investment, taking up an $875 million stake in Authentic Brands Group LLC, making it the largest investor in the U.S.-based entertainment company, the f...
2019-08-12 04:17

REFILE-Norway fund may have to offload $1 bln stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to meet proposed tighter ethical investing rules....
2019-06-12 16:34

AB InBev seeks $9.8 billion for Asia stake in world's largest 2019 IPO Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (AB InBev) is seeking to raise up to $9.8 billion by listing its Asia-Pacific business in Hong Kong, marking what would be the world's largest initial public offering this year....
2019-07-02 15:17

Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, may help avert activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a 4.3% stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to raise it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart a local activist fund's challenge....
2019-06-21 08:17

UPDATE 1-Temasek, KKR competing to buy stake in Philippine hospitals group-sources Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings and buyout firm KKR are among the suitors who have advanced to the second round of an auction to buy into the hospital unit of Metro Pacific Investments Corp , sources told Reuters....
2019-09-11 11:00

Norway fund may have to offload $1 billion stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to meet proposed tighter ethical investing rules....
2019-06-12 11:00

What's at stake in September? Our experts answer the biggest final-month questions Who will be the first to 100 wins -- and losses? Which team in the playoff field now is most likely to miss the postseason? Here's what to expect down the stretch....
2019-09-03 17:34

Judge drops graft case against ex-Italian PM Berlusconi over Mediolanum stake An Italian judge dropped a corruption case against former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi linked to a stake held by his holding company Fininvest in asset manager Banca Mediolanum, Berlusconi's lawyer said on Wednesday....
2019-07-24 15:00

Warren’s vampire plan seeks to drive a stake through the heart of capitalism Elizabeth Warren, the 2020 Democrat presidential hopeful and former Harvard professor, believes private equity companies are parasites on the economy. The Massachusetts senator describes the business model of private equity firms as being “like vampi...
2019-09-08 07:00

UPDATE 1-Italy's economy minister hopes Atlantia will buy stake in Alitalia Italian Economy Minister Giovanni Tria said on Friday he hoped infrastructure group Atlantia would buy a stake in Alitalia, the troubled airline company the government is struggling to rescue....
2019-07-12 11:34

Noble Group to take stake in Australian rare earths developer Arafura Commodities trading firm Noble Group is set to take a small stake in ambitious Australian rare earths developer Arafura, raising its exposure to strategic minerals critical to high-tech industries and electric vehicles....
2019-06-20 08:17

‘It’s Not a Fight About Money.’ Why Bankers and Entrepreneurs Have a Stake in Hong Kong’s Protests Conrad Wu is a serial entrepreneur. He rarely takes a day off or a vacation. His days and nights are spent working on a transportation app he started in 2013, a car washing service app he co-founded in 2015, and brainstorming ideas for new businesses...
2019-07-11 12:34

Third Point cuts United Technologies stake after opposing Raytheon deal Hedge fund Third Point LLC said on Tuesday that it recently cut its investment in United Technologies Corp , becoming the second activist hedge fund to sell shares after the company announced a......
2019-08-13 18:17

Saudi Aramco aims to buy Reliance stake, reports 12% earnings slide Saudi Aramco is planning a blockbuster investment in Reliance Industries , the Indian firm announced on Monday, as the energy giant diversifies its business, where weaker oil prices pared its first-half profit by 12%. State-run Aramco disclosed it...
2019-08-12 14:17

Saudi Aramco aims to buy Reliance stake, reports lower earnings Saudi Aramco is planning a multibillion dollar investment in India's Reliance Industries as the energy giant diversifies its oil business, where weaker prices cut its first-half profit by 12%....
2019-08-12 20:17

Falih: Saudi Aramco extends offer to buy stake in Arctic LNG 2 - TASS Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said Saudi Aramco had extended its offer to join Russian gas producer Novatek's Arctic LNG 2 project and that he hoped Novatek would agree to it, TASS news agency reported on Monday....
2019-06-10 12:17

Brazil's CPFL Energia offers to buy Chinese stake in renewables unit Brazilian electric utility CPFL Energia SA announced on Tuesday a memorandum of understanding with its parent company, China's State Grid , for the potential acquisition of State Grid's stake in its renewables arm CPFL Renovaveis ....
2019-05-21 14:39

Blackstone weighs Cheniere Energy Partners stake sale: Bloomberg Blackstone Group Inc is considering selling its stake in LNG producer Cheniere Energy Inc's limited partnership seven years after investing about $1.5 billion, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-07-22 23:00

Allianz Global Investors prepared to sell Osram stake to AMS if no better option comes Allianz Global Investors , the biggest shareholder of Osram , is prepared to sell its stake to chipmaker AMS in the course of its 4.3 billion euro ($4.75 billion)takeover attempt if no better bid is made, a source said on Monday....
2019-09-16 13:00

Nielsen Takes Minority Stake in Brand-Safety Firm OpenSlate Executives declined to disclose the size of Nielsen’s investment in OpenSlate. The deal values OpenSlate at more than $100 million, according to a person familiar with the matter....
2019-09-18 23:34

Adidas slides as traders say top investor GBL plans to sell part of stake Adidas shares fell 1.5% on Wednesday on expectations that one of the German sportswear firm's top shareholders, Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (GBL), was preparing to sell a portion of its stake, three traders said....
2019-06-12 11:00

Nirmala Sitharaman May Bridge Tax Revenue With Stake Sale In Public Firms Union Budget 2019 updates: The Union Budget 2019 is likely to cut taxes on business and raise spending in a bid to boost consumption and faltering economic growth. In January-March, annual growth......
2019-07-05 07:00

Robbie Williams takes stake in college, sings mentoring's praises Pop singer Robbie Williams, a judge on Britain's "The X Factor" television show last year, is taking a stake in a performing arts college as he looks to mentor more "jazz hand people" like him....
2019-06-13 19:51

Italy's Salvini says Rome should take stake in combined FCA-Renault group "if required" Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday the Rome government should take a stake in a combined Fiat Chrysler- Renault group if necessary, given the importance of the car sector for the domestic economy....
2019-05-27 18:51

Italy's Salvini says Rome should take stake in combined FCA-Renault group 'if required' Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday the Rome government should take a stake in a combined Fiat Chrysler- Renault group if necessary, given the importance of the car sector for the domestic economy....
2019-05-27 19:00

Russia's Rostec sells stake in firm hit by sanctions over turbines scandal Russian conglomerate Rostec has sold its stake in a sanctioned technology company that was embroiled in a scandal over the installation in annexed Crimea of turbines made by Germany's Siemens , Rostec told Reuters on Thursday....
2019-09-05 21:00

UPDATE 1-France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , Agence France Press (AFP) reported https://www.afp.com/en/news/717/france-ready-cut-renaul...
2019-06-08 11:34

S.Korean activist fund KCGI eyes stake in Asiana Airlines South Korea's activist fund KCGI, the No.2 shareholder in the parent company of Korean Air Lines , is interested in buying rival carrier Asiana Airlines, KCGI Chief Executive Officer Kang Sung-boo told Reuters on Monday....
2019-08-19 07:34

Teneo Agrees to Sell Majority Stake to Private-Equity Firm Teneo Holdings LLC—the communications and advisory firm known for counseling the CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies—has agreed to sell a slight majority stake to private-equity investor CVC Capital Partners, according to people familiar wi...
2019-06-08 07:34

Sony in $760 million Olympus stake sale after investor Loeb's prodding Sony Corp is selling its 5% stake in Olympus Corp back to the Japanese medical equipment maker for 80.4 billion yen ($762.88 million), a move that Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC had called for....
2019-08-29 15:00

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education in Africa, Sudan flash-floods, WHO on Ebola, spike in South Sudan violence, Rwanda, Uganda move to normalize relations A recap of Friday’s stories: Education under fire in Central and Western Africa; Sudan flash-floods wreak havoc; Ebola outbreak spreads, albeit with fewer transmissions; UN rights experts on South Sudan; and UN chief welcomes understanding between Rw...
2019-08-23 22:34

Ineos looks to US for fracking sites as UK options wane Sir Jim Ratcliffe slates government restrictions as ‘archaic and unworkable’Sir Jim Ratcliffe, one of Britain’s richest men, has set his sights on the US shale gas industry as his fracking ambitions in the UK wane.The owner of petrochemicals giant In...
2019-08-28 23:00

CME Group Plans to Offer Bitcoin Options Exchange operator CME Group said Friday it planned to launch options on its bitcoin futures contracts in the first quarter of 2020, the latest move by an established market player to expand into the crypto business....
2019-09-21 01:00

Breakdown of Jets' GM options: Cup of Joe ... a Champ ... the right 'Fitt' The candidates are coming into focus as the Jets move forward with their search for a general manager who is compatible with new head coach Adam Gase....
2019-06-02 22:51

What Are The Options For Those Excluded From Assam Citizens' List The National Register of Citizens or NRC - a list intended to identify illegal immigrants in Assam - will be published at 10 am on Saturday. The draft list published last year had excluded over 41......
2019-08-31 05:34

Clubs looking at new options for future of European competitions "European clubs are looking at new options for the future of the Champions League after a proposal that would have given captive places to 24 teams ran into strong opposition, sources with knowledge of the matter said on Monday."...
2019-09-10 04:34

Energy Options Skews: Beyond Supply Shocks The U.S. shale oil revolution has given out-of-the-money put options a persistently negative skew over the past decade, overshadowing likely supply woes....
2019-05-21 14:32

Options Clearing Corp. to Pay $20 Million to SEC, CFTC The central clearinghouse serving as a backstop for trades in the options market has agreed to pay a $20 million fine and strengthen its compliance programs to settle U.S. regulatory investigations....
2019-09-04 22:34

Need To Make A Fund Transfer From SBI Account? Here Are Your Options SBI online banking: From National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) to Immediate Payment Service (IMPS) and Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS), SBI customers can remit funds using one of these payments......
2019-05-30 12:34

How winning gives Yankees options to strengthen rotation The need for quality creates pressure. The need for quantity creates opportunity. So far, it appears, the Yankees need quantity more than quality. Although they’d best maintain an eye on the quality — be it Dallas Keuchel, Max Scherzer, Marcus Stroma...
2019-05-29 10:51

Facebook game developers get more options for monetization Facebook game players will soon encounter more advertising tied to in-game rewards. The social media platform will be giving publishers more options to monetize their mobile games. Developers can now display in-app "rewarded video" ads and advertise....
2019-05-29 17:00

Remember dealers when cutting buyers' options Automakers are trimming their lineups to maintain their profit margins in the hopes of riding out an expected sales downturn, but they should consider the impact on suppliers, dealers and consumers who will be affected by that move....
2019-05-27 14:17

Eight Great Options For Upgrading Your Workout Shirts Last month shockwaves rippled through Washington and beyond when we learned that Robert Mueller... loves a Starbucks pumpkin spice latte. There was also some other stuff, but I’m here to defend the basic bitch in Mueller, and all of us!, that likes s...
2019-08-03 02:34

Kids overeat when given more options, study shows The larger the quantities and wider the arrays of snack food options offered to children, the more likely they are to overeat, according to new research out of Australia....
2019-07-20 00:00

Trump Weighs Options to Spur the Economy President Trump said he is considering measures to bolster the economy, including a possible reduction in capital-gains taxes, and continued to press the Fed to cut rates even as he played down warning signs of a possible slowdown....
2019-08-21 03:00

Mindhunter's golden boy gets put in his place as the FBI runs out of options It’s always tempting, when someone asks how you’ve been, to tell them the truth. It’s something I think about a lot, and it’s what Agent Tench does to Agent Ford when Ford presumes to lecture the older agent during their investigation of the Atlanta ...
2019-08-21 02:00

CBOE and C2 to List GM Options on Monday, November 29 CHICAGO, November 18, 2010 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that both the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) plan to list options on General Motors (GM) beginning on Monday, November 29, 2010. The D...
2019-05-23 21:34

Google Assistant gets new voice options in nine more languages Google Assistant users outside the US haven't had much choice when it comes to voice options -- until now, as Google launches a second voice for Assistant in French, German, Dutch, Japanese, Norwegian, Korean, Italian and English for India and t...
2019-09-18 11:34

Its Lifeblood Attacked, What Are Saudi Arabia's Options Now? A predawn attack on the heart of Saudi Arabia's energy industry knocked out half of the country's oil production and raised the prospect of retaliation....
2019-09-16 21:34

UK Says "Looking At Options" To Respond To Iran After Tanker Seized Britain is looking into a series of options to respond to Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker, junior defence minister Tobias Ellwood said on Sunday when asked whether London was considering......
2019-07-21 13:51

Oil: Are Options Skews Reliable Price Indicators? Investors in the oil market seem to be more concerned over a market slump than a rally, as reflected in out-of-the-money options skews. Were they right?...
2019-05-21 22:00

CBOE Wins Index Options Litigation Against ISE CHICAGO, July 8, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that the Circuit Court of Cook County has ruled in favor of CBOE, CME Group Index Services, LLC (CGIS) and The McGraw-Hill Compani...
2019-05-23 21:34

Best PS4 controllers 2019: the top options for smarter gaming When it comes to PS4 controllers, we can sometimes assume there’s only one option out there: Sony’s own DualShock 4. However, despite the official controller being a dynamic and powerful gamepad, there are plenty of other choices o...
2019-07-24 20:34

Here Are The Investment Options Available Under National Pension System According to NSDL's website, the central government subscribers have the option of selecting the Pension Funds (PFs) and investment patterns in tier I account....
2019-07-23 17:34

UK says will look at all options if Iran breaches nuclear commitments Britain will look at all available options if Iran breaches its commitments around its nuclear activities, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday....
2019-06-17 13:51

RJ Barrett schedules pro day as Knicks mull options Duke swingman RJ Barrett will stage a pro day with the rest of agent Bill Duffy’s draft-eligibles Tuesday at UCLA. Unlike the other participants, however, Barrett is not expected to perform drills — just interview with teams and speak with the media....
2019-05-22 05:17

CBOE To Launch SPX End-of-Month Options In July CHICAGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE®) announced today that on Monday, July 7, it plans to introduce PM-settled, End-of-Month options series (EOM) -- with expiration dates falling on the last busine...
2019-05-23 08:00

VIX Options and Futures Set New Daily Volume Records CHICAGO - Aug. 10, 2017 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) said today that trading volume in options and futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) each reached new all-time highs on Thursday, August 10....
2019-05-21 18:00

The Toyota Supra Configurator Has Refreshingly Few Options The 2020 Toyota Supra configurator is up! What was a slow summer Monday is now a JDM-filled dreamscape. How will you build yours? How expensive can we make them off the lot? Let’s find out....
2019-07-16 01:51

Linux on your laptop: A closer look at EFI boot options A review of what EFI boot (UEFI firmware) is, how it works, how it interacts with Linux installations, and a few tips and personal experiences on how to configure and maintain it....
2019-08-24 08:34

Reports: Chara's jaw broken; Bruins eye options The Bruins could be without captain Zdeno Chara for Thursday's Game 5 after the defenseman took a puck to the face that left him bloodied and in need of stitches Monday night....
2019-06-05 02:00

US considers more options for detaining transgender migrants About 300 migrants who identify as transgender have been booked into the custody of U.S. immigration authorities since Oct. 1, marking the highest number since officials began keeping track in 2015....
2019-06-13 20:51

How to access Android’s hidden developer options Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. One of the advantages Android has over iOS is the control Google gives you over its operating system. Case in po...
2019-05-24 23:51

CBOE to Launch S&P 500 Index Range Options CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE) announced today that it will launch trading in a new type of S&P 500® Index options contract, known as CBOE S&P 500 Range options (ticker: SRO), beginning ...
2019-05-23 19:17

CBOE and C2 to List Options on Facebook (FB) on Tuesday, May 29 CHICAGO, May 25, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) today announced they will list options on Facebook (FB) beginning Tuesday, May 29. Susquehanna Securities will serve as the Designated Primary Market Maker...
2019-05-23 19:17

Kia Seltos Engine Options And Specifications Revealed The Kia Seltos is all set to go on sale in India on August 22, and ahead of the launch, we now have all the details about the engine options and specifications of the new compact SUV....
2019-07-15 17:00

Need a New Phone Case? Here Are Five Easy-to-Clean Options. I recently had to replace my phone case, which was lost by someone who was not me. Not my phone, mind you, just the case. I’d try to explain but to be honest I have no earthly idea what went on in that men’s room….anyway. The result was that I needed...
2019-06-06 01:51

Actually, NASA is looking at all options for the Moon—including prizes Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, far right, tours the Blue Origin facilities near the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 23, 2019. (credit: NASA) On Thursday, former U.S. Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich expanded upon hi...
2019-08-23 17:34

These vegan fake meat options will have you fooled Faux-beef mania has spawned a new age of vegan pioneers — all angling for a bite of the imitation comfort-food space. Here, four eyebrow-raising pioneers in fake meat: The Impossible Burger In 2016, this convincing beef faker launched to shock and aw...
2019-06-05 06:01

MSNBC analyst: Trump is putting 'lives at stake' if 2016 intel is disclosed MSNBC analyst Jeremy Bash blasted President Trump following remarks made by Special Counsel Robert Mueller and warned that "lives are at stake" if the administration discloses intel from the 2016 election. ...
2019-05-30 03:17

Transportation Secretary Chao reportedly still holds construction co. stake she pledged to divest Elaine Chao's shares have risen in value by more than $40,000 since the month she said she would let go of them, the Wall Street Journal reported....
2019-05-28 17:34

UPDATE 2-Billionaire James Packer to sell 20% stake in Crown Resorts to Melco Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd said on Thursday it would buy a 20% stake in Australia's Crown Resorts Ltd from casino mogul James Packer for A$1.76 billion ($1.22 billion), just months after Wynn Resorts withdrew its offer to buy Crown....
2019-05-30 15:51

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos are officially divorced. Now they're divvy up their Amazon stake Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his ex-wife MacKenzie Bezos have completed their divorce and are divvying up their stake in Amazon.       ...
2019-08-01 19:34

Millennials' financial futures at stake in Social Security reform debate, Republicans say Congressional lawmakers want to extend Social Security's solvency. But they also want to make sure millennials will get as much money out as they pay in....
2019-07-31 17:51

Japan upper house poll begins, Abe's constitutional reform hopes at stake Campaigning began on Thursday for Japan's July 21 upper house election, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc expected to keep a majority but perhaps with fewer seats, clouding hopes of achieving his goal of revising the pacifist constitution....
2019-07-04 08:00

Pakistan moves to ban single-use plastic bags: ‘The health of 200 million people is at stake’ The fines will be steep — $31 for using a single bag, $63 for selling one and up to $31,000 for manufacturing them. The national per capita income is $1,200 per year....
2019-08-13 15:51

Mahindra Acquires 55 Per Cent Stake In Ride-Hailing Firm Meru Cabs Mahindra & Mahindra will acquire a 55 per cent stake in radio taxi firm Meru Cabs, the company has announced in an exchange filing. The Indian auto giant will be making a primary investment of Rs.......
2019-09-01 14:34

Russian court orders seizure of stake in bank in dispute with Baring Vostok A court in Russia's Far East ordered the seizure of a stake in Vostochny Bank [VOSEK.UL] held by private equity group Baring Vostok at Vostochny Bank's own request, court documents published on Monday showed....
2019-09-02 18:00

India's Reliance bets on tech for growth, announces stake sale to Aramco Reliance Industries said it would launch super-fast internet in India next month, stressing that partnerships would be its path to growth as it announced a tie up with Microsoft and a stake sale in its oil unit to Saudi Aramco....
2019-08-12 23:17

UPDATE 2-Brazil unit of France's Casino to sell stake in appliance retailer for at least $578 mln French retailing group Casino's Brazilian unit will sell its controlling stake in a Brazilian appliance retailer for at least 2.23 billion reais ($578 million), accepting a discount on the unit's listed price as it refocuses on its supermarket busine...
2019-06-12 17:01

India's Reliance to roll out fibre broadband, unveils oil stake sale to Aramco Reliance Industries unveiled plans to launch high-speed internet services in India, a tie-up with Microsoft and a stake sale in its oil business to Saudi Aramco, underscoring billionaire Chairman Mukesh Ambani's ambitions for the group....
2019-08-12 13:51

UPDATE 3-Saudi Aramco aims to buy Reliance stake, reports 12% earnings slide Saudi Aramco is planning a blockbuster investment in Reliance Industries, the Indian firm announced on Monday, as the energy giant diversifies its business, where weaker oil prices pared its first-half profit by 12%....
2019-08-12 13:51

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos are officially divorced. Now they're divvying up their Amazon stake Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his ex-wife MacKenzie Bezos have completed their divorce and are divvying up their stake in Amazon.       ...
2019-08-01 20:51

Final Assam Citizens' List Today, Status Of 41 Lakh At Stake: 10 Points The National Register of Citizens or NRC - a list intended to identify legal residents and weed out illegal immigrants from Assam - will be published at 10 am today, with around 41 lakh people......
2019-08-30 22:34

James Packer's Crown Resorts stake sale hits regulatory roadblock Australia's Crown Resorts on Thursday said it had been informed that a planned $1.2 billion stake sale by casino mogul James Packer to Melco Resorts & Entertainment had been delayed....
2019-08-29 05:34

BlackRock Unit Gets Approval to Take Russia-Linked Firm's Stake in Cybersecurity Company A national-security panel that oversees foreign investment in U.S. businesses approved the transfer of a stake in cybersecurity company Cofense from a Russia-linked private-equity firm to funds managed by BlackRock....
2019-08-21 09:00

Tammy Abraham views transfer ban as golden chance to stake Chelsea claim • Striker is ‘buzzing’ at prospect of new season at Stamford Bridge• ‘There is a great chance for us young players so we must go for it’Tammy Abraham has said Chelsea’s transfer ban represents a glorious opportunity for the club’s academy prospects a...
2019-06-24 02:17

Burger King's China franchisee hires Citi for stake sale: sources Tab Food Investments (TFI), the biggest worldwide franchisee of Burger King, has asked Citigroup to help to sell a minority stake in the business in China and Turkey, a deal which could fetch at least $200 million, two sources familiar with the matte...
2019-08-28 18:00

Lions Gate, Spyglass Media, Viacom Are Leading Contenders to Buy Stake in Miramax Several potential buyers have expressed interest in purchasing a stake in Miramax, which is owned by BeIN Media Group and has produced popular and critically acclaimed films such as “Good Will Hunting” and “Pulp Fiction.”...
2019-08-02 07:01

Soros Fund Management increases stake in Tesla convertible bonds: filings Billionaire George Soros' investment firm, Soros Fund Management Llc, raised its stake in Tesla Inc's convertible bonds due in 2021 by 17.5 million convertible bonds to 37.5 million convertible......
2019-05-21 17:51

Gilead to Boost Stake in Belgian Biotech Galapagos as Part of $5.1 Billion Deal Gilead Sciences will pay $5.1 billion to lift its stake in Galapagos NV and gain rights outside Europe to the Belgian biotechnology company’s treatments in development....
2019-07-15 00:00

Revival of Fiat Chrysler-Renault deal is said to hinge on reduced stake in Nissan Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Renault are looking for ways to resuscitate their collapsed merger plan and secure the approval of the French carmaker's alliance partner Nissan Motor, according to several sources close to the companies....
2019-06-10 17:00

Catalyst Capital seeks to take Hudson's Bay stake to oppose chairman's offer to go private Private equity firm Catalyst Capital Group Inc on Monday offered to buy an estimated C$150 million stake in Hudson's Bay Co, and said it will oppose Executive Chairman Richard Baker's C$1.74 billion take-private proposal....
2019-07-23 02:51

Mantle Ridge's Hilal buys stake in Aramark, eyes talks with management Activist investor Paul Hilal's Mantle Ridge LP bought nearly 10% of U.S. food services company Aramark's common stock and while it plans to push for changes, the fund is stopping short of making an outright bid for the company, a regulatory filing sh...
2019-08-17 08:00

UPDATE 1-Mantle Ridge buys stake in Aramark, eyes talks with management Activist investor Paul Hilal's Mantle Ridge LP has bought nearly 10% of Aramark's common stock to push for changes at the U.S. food services company, a regulatory filing showed on Friday....
2019-08-17 08:00

Qatar's state-backed group and PSG owner in talks for stake in Leeds United: FT Qatar Sports Investments, a state-backed body founded by the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, is in discussions to buy a stake in English soccer club Leeds United, the Financial Times reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with t...
2019-05-26 00:17