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Barclays posts £1.9bn loss amid United States tax and PPI charges

Investors welcomed the news of further capital returns and pushed the shares 5.47% higher to 213.15p on the London Stock Exchange. Its Carillion hit adds to t...


Alberta took out full-page ads in several BC newspapers today

The numbers show each side has 50 per cent support of Canadians. "The idea that pipelines are a divisive issue is nearly a cliché in Canada today, but the res...


Uber launches new "Express Pool" service today

Some of the big challenges around making POOL work as created to provide the lowest cost option of Uber's various tiers to the most people possible have bee...


Here Are the First Three Cities to Get AT&T's 5G

Conducting 5G tests in Austin "will allow us to continue our leadership in standards-based 5G mobile deployments", AT&T said in a written statement. "So the wor...


Gold prices climb following release of Fed minutes

Platinum was down 0.1% at $1,001.24, after rising to a three-week high on Monday at $1,013.60. The minutes of the Fed's January 30-31 policy meeting, the ...


Brighter US Growth Outlook Emboldens Fed on Rate-Hike Course

While FOMC participants said businesses they spoke to were "generally upbeat" about the economy because of tax cuts and an improving global economy, some Fed of...


Chicken Shortage Sparks Panic At The KFC

But we're not destined to live in a dystopian society where chicken is a commodity - because the outlets will gradually reopen over the coming days, KFC said. T...


Lloyds hail 'landmark year' as profits surge by 24% to £5.3 billion

As well as announcing results for 2017, up 11% from £5.79 in 2016. Credit Suisse Group restated an "outperform" rating and set a GBX 80 ($1.11) price objective ...


Norway's Unemployment Rate At 4.1%

Unemployment over the three months came in at 4.4%, up on the 4.3% in last month's readings, but it's down from 4.8% in the previous year. The number of persons...


Broadcom Retaliates Against Qualcomm for Raising Its NXP Bid

It has outperformed by 99.41% the S&P500. Ledyard National Bank bought 4,703 shares as the company's stock rose 4.75% with the market. Observing Moving Averag...


Winter Olympics: Slovenia ice hockey player suspended for doping violation

He was to leave the Olympic site within 24 hours and was not in Slovenia's lineup for its 2-1 defeat at the hands of Norway on Tuesday. "Unfortunately, I forg...


Comedian John Oliver Roasts Barnaby Joyce For Office Romance

WA Nationals leader Mia Davies contacted Joyce on Tuesday to tell him he no longer had the support of the WA parliamentary National Party as the Nationals'...


Gets green light to do some Hyperloop digging in Washington DC

The company is still working on a tunnel line with an unnamed firm, possibly Hyperloop One , that will go from New York City to Washington D.C. with a short tr...


Albertsons Agrees to Buy Rite Aid, Form New Combined Company

Philadelphia Tru reported 33,165 shares. Ameritas Inv Partners Inc holds 0.04% or 11,060 shares in its portfolio. Since October 3, 2017, it had 0 insider ...


Wal-Mart's Q4 earnings miss overshadows progress made in fight against Amazon

Mesoblast Limited (NASDAQ:MESO) has risen 19.87% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. Beacon Financial Group ...


Never denied Russian Federation meddled in 2016 presidential election

Goldman, reflecting on special counsel Robert S. Mueller's indictment of 13 individuals linked to a Russian troll farm, took the opportunity to call out rep...


The Home Depot's shares rise on good results

It has underperformed by 7.24% the S&P500. Among 53 analysts covering Apple Inc. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have ...


Uber-Eats driver arrested and charged in customer's death

The food was delivered to Thornton's condo around 11:30pm, and that's when witnesses said they heard gunshots from the delivery auto. He was pronounced dead at ...


James Bond 25: Christopher Nolan rules himself out

He told Young: "I won't be the man (to direct the next Bond )". Despite these comments, Nolan did not rule himself out to direct a James Bond film in the f...


Israel, Iran, Syria trade blows

While there are nearly no limits on the amount of aggression Israel can inflict on Palestinians, Syria is a far more complicated battlefield involving major wor...


HSBC earns profit of $17.2bn in 2017

The bank said pretax profit, after adjusting for one-off items and currency fluctuations, increased 11 percent to $21 billion in 2017, as adjusted revenue climb...


PNB fraud: CBI continues questioning 10 officials in Nirav Modi case

Fitch Ratings, while putting the bank on its "Rating Watch Negative" list, said it will wait for more clarity on the extent of control failures and the impact...


Sony steps into Japanese ride-hailing arena

Uber plans to expand in Japan at a time when it is wondering whether it would be better to sell its Southeast Asia business to the Singapore-based Grab. "We wi...


Stocks Alert: Medtronic plc (MDT), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

The stock increased 2.13% or $2.45 during the last trading session, reaching $117.65. The average is taken over a specific period of time, like 10 days, 20 minu...


Flight from Dubai forced to land after passenger refuses to stop farting

One of the flight passengers said that we had no idea what was going on, it was all insane. The punch-up erupted over a passenger who was allegedly unstoppable ...