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U.S. SEC to consider new guidance on investor use of proxy advisors

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday said it would hold a meeting next week on whether to publish new guidance regarding the responsibilities of investors when relying on so-called proxy advisors....

U.S. SEC to consider new guidance on investor use of proxy advisors

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Financial advisors are more stressed out than their investor clients, study finds A recent survey found that financial advisors are more stressed out than their investor clients. Asked to evaluate stress levels in their lives, 71% of advisors said they experience moderate or high negative stress, compared to 63% of investors....
05:32, 05/22/2019

Lloyds defends CEO pay after investor anger at annual investor meeting Lloyds Banking Group has defended the 6.3 million pound ($8.06 million) pay package awarded to chief executive Antonio Horta-Osorio, after criticism from politicians and investor trade bodies....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Top 5 investment robo-advisors It can be tough to decide how to best invest your money, or who to pick to handle it. Tom Merritt suggests five robo-advisors that can help make the task easier....
15:48, 06/04/2019

5 tips for advisors to consider before the stretch IRA dies out The Secure Act might be the nail in the coffin for a strategy that allowed owners of large IRAs to pass them onto heirs. Here's what advisors can do to help clients prepare....
09:00, 06/11/2019

Gannett Set to Win Proxy Fight With Digital First Gannett is poised to retain control of its entire board in a proxy fight with a hedge-fund-backed rival that made a hostile bid for the USA Today owner....
20:16, 05/15/2019

Here's the best financial advice these 10 advisors ever received Financial advisors are used to offering up advice on a daily basis. But what's the best tip they ever got? We asked members of the CNBC Digital Financial Advisors Council to share the most important financial insight they ever received....
05:32, 07/01/2019

Advisors need to know the pros and cons of annuities Annuities are a long-term play for both the client and the advisor. Think about these key considerations when you recommend a fixed, variable or indexed annuity to an investor....
07:00, 05/15/2019

Why Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy Is Having a Moment on TV Munchausen syndrome by proxy is having an unexpected moment—at least on television. The medical disorder, which manifests when a person “acts as if an individual he or she is caring for has a physical or mental illness when the person is ...
09:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: GOP lawmaker says Barr proxy for Dem anger WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel’s Russia probe (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee is calling a Democratic effort to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt o...
09:48, 05/06/2019

Are collectibles for collecting or investing? Advisors weigh in Just how viable are collectibles as an asset class for the average investor? Should financial professionals advise clients to sink hard-earned cash into hard goods as investments?...
08:00, 06/23/2019

Are financial advisors prepared for cyber attacks? As cyber threats abound, everyone from large financial firms to individual advisors need to make sure they have done everything they can to guard against a breach....
06:16, 05/13/2019

Pakistan Should End ''Proxy War'' Against India: Indian Envoy Pakistan should end its "proxy war" against India and make efforts to build trust with New Delhi to move forward the bilateral relationship, Indian high commissioner to Islamabad Ajay Bisaria said......
19:32, 05/22/2019

Lawmaker says Iran doesn't want direct or proxy war with US A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic "under no circumstance" will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy forces....
03:32, 05/22/2019

JC Penney taps debt restructuring advisors J.C. Penney has hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options that would buy more time for the money-losing U.S. retailer to forge a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
09:16, 07/19/2019

Advances in fintech are helping financial advisors. Here's how While financial technology has created competition for traditional financial advisors via automated online platforms, those same digital advances have bolstered advisors' ability to serve clients....
14:00, 07/22/2019

Firms look to attract and retain tomorrow's financial advisors As the nation's financial advisors start to age out of the workplace, the industry is facing the fact that the number of graduates from university and college financial planning programs won't come near to replacing them....
05:16, 06/25/2019

Government advisors call for 2030 petrol and diesel ban Committee on Climate Change says bringing EV-only law forward could help Britain become nearly carbon-neutral by 2050 Laws requiring all new vehicles sold in the UK to have zero emissions should be brought forward from 2040 to as early as 2030, acco...
03:48, 05/02/2019

Cringeworthy money mistakes advisors have seen their clients make We asked 10 financial advisors, including nine members of the CNBC Digital Financial Advisors Council, about the worst money mistake they've seen a client make....
09:16, 07/03/2019

Trump Asks Advisors If It's Possible For US To Acquire Greenland: Report President Donald Trump hasn't forgotten his old job -- the world's most-famous real estate developer says he wants the US to acquire the world's biggest island, according to a report....
04:00, 08/16/2019

Proxy company advises shareholders against Saikawa at Nissan TOKYO (AP) — An investor research company is advising Nissan shareholders to vote against the proposal to reappoint Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa as board director, saying the Japanese automaker needs a “break from the past” after the ar...
00:32, 06/12/2019

Proxy firm ISS backs Centene's deal for WellCare Institutional Shareholder Services has recommended stockholders to vote in favor of Centene Corporation's planned acquisition of smaller rival WellCare Health Plans Inc, the health insurers said on Wednesday....
06:48, 06/12/2019

Proxy adviser ISS recommends against three directors at Sturm Ruger Institutional Shareholder Services recommended investors withhold support from three directors at gunmaker Sturm Ruger & Co ahead of its May 8 annual meeting, the top proxy adviser said in a report......
13:00, 04/28/2019

Advisors are bullish on real estate for steady cash. Here's why you should be, too Investments in real assets, whether on the equity side or the debt side, offer seemingly endless options for fixed income. If you can build it or finance it, you can invest in it....
09:32, 04/28/2019

America is in a financial literacy crisis, and advisors can fix the problem Financial services providers are uniquely positioned to change the conversation around literacy and address the elephant in the room: the "money talk" taboo....
06:16, 04/30/2019

Advisors help clients tackle the complexities of Social Security More financial advisors are helping their clients with Social Security. The decisions are a lot more complicated than whether to file earlier or later....
05:48, 05/01/2019

Rice Brothers Get Boost From Proxy Adviser in EQT Fight Natural-gas producer EQT was dealt a blow in its attempt to fend off a pair of brothers seeking control of its board, as an influential proxy adviser urged shareholders to support all of the dissidents’ nominees in a coming vote....
12:48, 06/28/2019

Counterintuitive? Here's why advisors may urge retirees to load up on equities Got guaranteed income? Retiring investors with pensions, Social Security or income annuities have a bit of a buffer that may allow them to invest a little more aggressively in stocks. Here's why....
06:16, 06/12/2019

Here's how advisors help clients stay on top of health-care costs in retirement From reviewing medications for cheaper alternatives to trying to pinpoint a client's spending instead of ballparking it, some advisors look closely at how clients spend their medical dollars....
10:16, 05/29/2019

Icahn launches proxy fight after stalled talks with Occidental CEO Activist investor Carl Icahn on Thursday formally launched a proxy fight against Occidental Petroleum to win control of four board seats, according to a regulatory filing, after talks with the oil company's chief executive failed to reach an agreemen...
22:16, 07/18/2019

Here's how advisors can help clients avoid common and costly Medicare mistakes Making the wrong Medicare decision can make health care, the biggest expense in retirement, even more costly. Help clients avoid these common oversights before it's too late....
10:48, 06/19/2019

Iran tells Middle East militias: prepare for proxy war Exclusive: Top military leader delivers message at Baghdad meeting as tensions riseIran’s most prominent military leader has recently met Iraqi militias in Baghdad and told them to “prepare for proxy war”, the Guardian has learned.Two senior intellig...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Proxy adviser ISS recommends EQT shareholders vote for Rice nominees Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services urged investors of natural gas producer EQT Corp to vote in favor of all nominees of shareholders Toby and Derek Rice....
08:00, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-France's Tikehau Capital Advisors raises around $335 mln in equity France's Tikehau Capital Advisors raised at least 300 million euros ($335 million) in new equity, buoying its shares, in a deal which will see a Morgan Stanley investment vehicle take a stake....
01:48, 05/20/2019

Here's how advisors can recommend a life insurance policy in their client's best interest If you're making life insurance and annuity recommendations in the Empire State, you'll soon be required to act in your client's best interest. What you should know about this new rule....
09:00, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. proxy firm ISS backs Centene's deal for WellCare Institutional Shareholder Services has shown support for Centene Corporation's planned acquisition of smaller rival WellCare Health Plans Inc by recommending shareholders favor the deal, the health insurers said on Wednesday....
06:48, 06/12/2019

Gannett retains all board seats in proxy fight against MNG Enterprises Gannett Co Inc said on Thursday all its eight director nominees were elected to its board based on a preliminary vote count, beating candidates put up by its shareholder MNG Enterprises, better known as Digital First Media....
07:32, 05/16/2019

Advisors must weigh benefits and real dangers before offering this hot new tax play If you're a financial advisor, odds are that some of your clients have heard of qualified opportunity zone funds. Here's what you should know before recommending this tax-advantaged real estate strategy....
11:00, 05/28/2019

Technology helps advisors take financial planning to the next level for clients Financial advisors are turning to sophisticated and accessible financial-planning software to deliver on the promise of "holistic financial planning" for their clients....
09:00, 05/30/2019

This blind spot is putting financial advisors and their clients at risk Knock, knock. The Securities and Exchange Commission has some questions about your firm's cybersecurity policies and procedures. Here's how to prepare....
05:32, 07/11/2019

In Gannett Proxy Fight, ISS Adviser Backs One Digital First Nominee Digital First Media, the hedge fund-backed media company pushing Gannett to sell itself, picked up some support as it seeks board seats at the USA Today publisher in a proxy vote this month....
05:48, 05/02/2019

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest: sources Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, people familiar......
21:16, 07/09/2019

Proxy advisers urge shareholders to vote against Nissan CEO reappointment The move marks a rare public rebuke by international proxy firms against the CEO of a top-tier Japanese company, and comes just as the scandal-hit automaker struggles to move on from the legacy of Carlos Ghosn....
04:00, 06/12/2019

EQT's largest shareholder sides with Rice nominees in proxy fight Natural gas producer EQT Corp's largest shareholder on Monday extended its support for the nominees of Toby and Derek Rice, the two brothers who sold their company to EQT more than a year ago and are pressing for changes to its board....
06:00, 07/01/2019

U.N. modernizes guidance for greenhouse emission estimates A United Nations climate change panel updated on Monday guidelines for governments to estimate greenhouse gas emissions so the most up-to-date scientific research is included....
22:16, 05/12/2019

Flying with an emotional support animal? This DOT guidance might help you DOT's emotional support animal guidance comes just weeks after an American Airlines flight attendant was bitten by an emotional support dog.       ...
22:48, 08/08/2019

The Latest: Parents protest California’s new sex ed guidance SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the California State Board of Education’s vote to revise sex education guidance for public school teachers (all times local): 11 a.m. A few hundred protesters have gathered to protest proposed changes to ...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Centre To Introduce Bill To Allow Proxy Voting To NRIs Tomorrow: Report The Union cabinet will take a call Monday to introduce a fresh bill in Parliament to extend the facility of proxy voting to NRIs, government sources said....
13:16, 06/23/2019

HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company and the......
19:16, 06/20/2019

Proxy advisers urge shareholders to vote against Nissan CEO reappointment: Nikkei Two leading proxy advisory firms have urged shareholders of Japanese automaker Nissan Motor to vote against the reappointment of Chief Executive Officer and President Hiroto Saikawa, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Wednesday....
17:00, 06/11/2019

Iran's elite naval forces said to pass skills to proxy fighters An unmanned Iranian boat skips over the waves at full speed and rams into a U.S. aircraft carrier, sending up an orange fireball and plumes of smoke....
10:32, 05/17/2019

JC Penney: We haven't hired advisors 'to prepare for an in-court restructuring or bankruptcy' J.C. Penney on Friday afternoon issued a statement responding to a report that the embattled department store chain had hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options, potentially buying it more time for a turnaround....
14:00, 07/19/2019

Advisors create a game plan to prepare clients for this retirement expense With premiums skyrocketing on insurance policies designed to cover long-term-care costs, financial advisors are turning to a variety of other options....
08:32, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Icahn launches proxy fight after stalled talks with Occidental CEO Activist investor Carl Icahn formally launched on Thursday a proxy fight against Occidental Petroleum to win control of four board seats, a regulatory filing showed, after talks with the oil company's CEO failed to reach an agreement....
22:16, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Proxy adviser ISS recommends EQT shareholders vote for Rice nominees Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services urged investors of natural gas producer EQT Corp to vote in favor of all the nominees of shareholders Toby and Derek Rice, sending the company's shares up 8%....
10:32, 06/28/2019

ISS Recommends EQT Shareholders Back Rice Brother Nominees in Proxy Fight Natural-gas producer EQT was dealt a blow in its attempt to fend off a pair of brothers seeking control of its board, as an influential proxy adviser urged shareholders to support all of the dissidents’ nominees in a coming vote....
07:16, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-EQT's largest shareholder sides with Rice nominees in proxy fight Natural gas producer EQT Corp's largest shareholder on Monday extended its support for the nominees of Toby and Derek Rice, the two brothers who sold their company to EQT more than a year ago and are pressing for changes to its board....
06:00, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Gannett retains all board seats in proxy fight against MNG Enterprises USA Today owner Gannett Co Inc said on Thursday all its eight director nominees were elected to its board, based on a preliminary vote count, beating candidates put up by its shareholder MNG Enterprises, better known as Digital First Media....
07:32, 05/16/2019

CFP Board vows stepped up oversight of financial advisors after complaints of lax review Shopping for an advisor? The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards is changing its processes to help curtail financial advisors with bad track records....
01:16, 07/31/2019

Despite strong growth outlook, financial advisors see first decrease in base pay in years On the heels of the Great Recession and with the recent change in the tax law, demand – and pay – for financial advisors have risen steadily — until now....
09:16, 05/08/2019

Bank of America trims net interest income guidance Bank of America Corp lowered its annual net interest income guidance on Wednesday to reflect a weakened interest rate environment as the second-largest U.S. lender reported higher-than expected earnings fueled by strong consumer trends....
15:00, 07/17/2019

Sports Direct delays results, guidance could be affected Sports Direct said on Monday it had delayed the publication of its preliminary results due to problems integrating House of Fraser and increased scrutiny of its accounts which could affect its guidance....
01:48, 07/15/2019

Shares of ad giant Publicis plunge after cut to revenue guidance Shares in French advertising conglomerate Publicis slumped after the group cut its 2019 revenue growth guidance. Shares of Publicis plunged 8.5% to their lowest level since December 2012....
03:32, 07/19/2019

Americans rarely seek guidance from clergy members DETROIT — Timothy Buchanan says he never consults clergy about important decisions, but it’s not for lack of faith: He regularly attends a nondenominational Christian church near his home. Buchanan, 41, is not alone. A large majority of Americans mak...
14:48, 07/08/2019

Logitech CEO sticks to guidance for 2020 business year Logitech International Chief Executive Bracken Darrell said it was too early to consider upgrading the keyboard and mice maker's sales and profit outlook for its 2020 business year....
14:16, 04/30/2019

Lockheed Martin Raises 2019 Profit Guidance Lockheed Martin reported forecast-beating quarterly profits and raised its full-year guidance, just as a proposed new budget compromise lifted a cloud hanging over U.S. defense companies....
06:00, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Linde Plc ups profit guidance on merger benefits Linde Plc, the industrial gases group created from the merger of Linde AG and Praxair, on Friday lifted its full-year outlook for earnings per share, citing efficiency gains from the merger....
04:32, 05/10/2019

Proxy adviser Egan-Jones supports Rice Brothers' nominees to EQT board Proxy advisory firm Egan-Jones Ratings Co recommended that investors in EQT Corp vote in favor of nominees by shareholders Toby and Derek Rice, who have been locked in a battle with the natural gas producer....
07:48, 07/05/2019

Advisors down on crypto but give cannabis stocks and passive investing a thumbs up: survey The advisor survey from the Financial Planning Association reveals advisors are upbeat about the economy, still like passive investing and are interested in cannabis-related holdings but remain skeptical about cryptocurrencies....
08:00, 06/06/2019

Iran’s ‘proxy’ terror army with cells ready to strike across West EXPOSED IRAN has a massive network of terrorist cells which are ready to step up attacks in the worsening crisis in the Middle East, Daily Star Online can reveal....
13:48, 08/03/2019

Proxy adviser Glass Lewis recommends EQT shareholders vote for company's nominees Proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co has recommended that investors in natural gas producer EQT Corp vote in favor of the company's board nominees, putting it at odds with another proxy advisory firm which recommended voting in favor of a competing slate ...
17:32, 06/29/2019

HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest: source HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company and the......
12:32, 06/20/2019

Briggs & Stratton Shares Drop After Guidance, Dividend Cuts Shares of Briggs & Stratton tumbled more than 40% after the gas-engines maker posted a surprise quarterly loss and slashed its dividend and earnings guidance....
13:32, 08/15/2019

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. They say the guidelines could lead other countries toward the same ...
15:16, 05/23/2019

Zalando profit guidance upgrade sends shares higher Online fashion retailer Zalando raised its profit guidance on Thursday after a big jump in visits to its website, with the company citing efforts to provide a best-in-class fashion experience and more speedy delivery options....
03:48, 08/01/2019

Nice Systems' Q1 results top estimates, raises 2019 guidance Israeli software provider Nice reported a higher-than-expected increase in quarterly net profit, driven by growth in cloud revenue, and raised its guidance for the rest of the year....
03:48, 05/16/2019

Pearson sticks to revenue forecast after strong start, ups EPS guidance Pearson, the world's biggest education company, said on Friday it had traded well in the first half of 2019 and would stick to its revenue guidance....
23:48, 07/25/2019

Boeing nabs five-year, $6.5B extension for JDAM guidance kit services Boeing was awarded a five-year $6.5 billion extension to a contract for Joint Direct Attack Munition guidance kit parts and services for unannounced foreign military partners....
10:16, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Broadcaster CME lifts 2019 profit guidance after Q1 beat Central European Media Enterprises (CME) lifted its guidance for 2019 core profit growth on Tuesday after reporting higher than expected first-quarter earnings despite a drop in revenue....
08:00, 04/30/2019

Cisco drops on poor guidance, says China business dropped 25% Cisco beat in its key Infrastructure Platforms segment, but the company's guidance for the next quarter came in below the levels analysts were anticipating....
16:00, 08/14/2019

Infineon confirms reduced guidance, says Cypress deal on track German chipmaker Infineon expects to meet its lowered guidance for the year to Sept. 30, it said on Thursday after posting third-quarter sales and profit in line with market expectations....
01:16, 08/01/2019

Carnival CEO: Cuba travel ban cost us 4 to 6 cents/share in guidance Arnold Donald, Carnival Corporation CEO, joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss how Cuba travel restrictions are impacting the company's bottom line....
18:48, 07/16/2019

Russia's Yandex lifts 2019 revenue growth guidance to 32-36% Russian internet firm Yandex on Friday raised its 2019 revenue growth guidance for a second time after a strong second quarter boosted by its taxi and ride-sharing businesses....
05:32, 07/26/2019

Drillisch, United Internet, trim guidance as 5G challenge looms German telecoms firm 1&1 Drillisch and its parent company United Internet slightly trimmed their profit guidance on Wednesday to account for regulatory effects and the initial costs of a planned 5G network....
13:32, 08/14/2019

Continental affirms profit guidance as it counts on market upturn Continental expects a market upturn and strict cost discipline to help it achieve its full-year profit guidance, after a downturn in car demand led to a 22 percent profit fall in the first quarter....
13:32, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 4-Bank of America trims net interest income guidance Bank of America Corp lowered its annual net interest income guidance on Wednesday to reflect a weakened interest rate environment as the second-largest U.S. lender reported higher-than expected earnings fueled by strong consumer trends....
15:32, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Proxy adviser Glass Lewis recommends EQT shareholders vote for company's nominees Proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co has recommended that investors in natural gas producer EQT Corp vote in favor of the company's board nominees, putting it at odds with another proxy advisory firm which recommended voting in favor of a competing slate ...
17:32, 06/29/2019

Trump reportedly overruled advisors in decision to slap tariffs on remaining Chinese imports Virtually everyone present at an Oval Office meeting objected to Trump's decision to impose additional tariffs, according to The Wall Street Journal....
13:48, 08/04/2019

A majority of financial advisors lack a succession plan, a crucial aspect of running a firm The majority of advisors lack a formal plan to ensure that when they leave the business — whether through retirement or an unexpected event — their practice will continue and clients will be taken care of....
07:00, 04/29/2019

Morgan Stanley offers new tool to let advisors, investors measure sustainable investing goals Morgan Stanley is using big data to help clients identify their sustainable investing choices and measure how well their portfolios track those goals....
09:16, 07/29/2019

Harley-Davidson cuts 2019 shipments guidance after sales slump Harley-Davidson Inc on Tuesday trimmed guidance for shipments of its motorcycles in 2019 after worldwide sales in the second quarter slumped, hurt by higher tariff costs as well as weak demand in the United States....
05:00, 07/23/2019

Infineon confirms thrice-reduced guidance, Cypress deal on track German chipmaker Infineon said on Thursday it expected to meet its thrice-lowered guidance for the business year to Sept. 30 as it reported fiscal third-quarter sales and profit that were in line with market expectations....
00:16, 08/01/2019

Drillisch shares slump as earnings guidance trimmed, 5G costs loom Shares in telecoms firm 1&1 Drillisch and its parent United Internet slumped to six-year lows on Thursday after they trimmed profit guidance due to initial 5G network costs and higher line connection charges....
09:32, 08/15/2019

British Airways says will follow U.S. guidance to avoid parts of Iranian airspace British Airways said on Friday it will adhere to guidance from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to avoid parts of Iranian airspace and its flights will continue to operate using alternative routes....
03:00, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Unibail Rodamco lifts 2019 guidance after a solid first half Europe's largest property firm Unibail-Rodamco Westfield raised its full-year earnings guidance on Wednesday after reporting strong first-half growth in tenant sales at its flagship European and American retail centres....
12:16, 07/31/2019

Vive Cosmos gets vague release date as HTC offers development guidance If you're interested in HTC's premium tethered VR headset, you don't have much longer to wait -- we're now less than 3 months away from release.Read More...
09:48, 06/11/2019

WHO and UNICEF issue new guidance to promote breastfeeding in health facilities globally WHO and UNICEF today issued new ten-step guidance to increase support for breastfeeding in health facilities that provide maternity and newborn services. Breastfeeding all babies for the first 2 years would save the lives of more than 820 000 childre...
14:32, 04/28/2019

Ferrari shares fall after it fails to upgrade guidance despite earnings rise Shares in Ferrari went into reverse on Friday as the Italian luxury carmaker failed to lift its guidance for 2019 despite strong results in the first part of the year....
08:16, 08/02/2019

Trump administration issues guidance for federal agencies to weigh climate impacts The Trump administration on Friday released guidance for how federal agencies should weigh climate change impacts before approving major energy and infrastructure projects, easing criteria that the Obama White House had required to allow for faster p...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Samsung Electronics profit guidance beats expectations on one-off gains, outlook weak Samsung Electronics Co Ltd forecast a steep plunge in its second-quarter operating profit as the U.S.-China trade war wreaks havoc in global chip and smartphone markets, although one-off gains helped it beat analyst expectations....
04:16, 07/05/2019

MLB hires Trump-allied lobbying for guidance on 'trafficking' of Cuban baseball players Major League Baseball hired a Trump-allied lobbying firm "for guidance on finding a solution that ends the human trafficking of Cuban baseball players," according to a league spokesman....
04:32, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Swiss pump maker Sulzer raises full-year sales guidance Swiss pump maker Sulzer AG defied the gloomy global industrial outlook by lifting its full-year sales forecast on Wednesday after a big jump in sales to the oil and gas sector....
02:00, 07/24/2019

STMicro lowers full-year sales guidance as chip market remains volatile Franco-Italian chipmaker STMicroelectronics lowered its full-year sales guidance on Thursday in spite of improved activity in the second-quarter, signaling how the sector remains volatile given trade tensions between the United States and China....
08:48, 07/25/2019

Rihanna's Exes Chris Brown and Drake Hilariously Face Off in "No Guidance" Music Video It's on! Chris Brown and Drake, who both famously dated Rihanna and feuded in the past, recently officially put aside years of beef and collaborated on a single together, "No......
11:00, 07/26/2019

Germany's Infineon quarterly sales flat, maintains full-year revenue guidance German chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG on Tuesday maintained its full-year revenue forecast, which it had cut twice earlier, as it reported flat second-quarter sales in line with its most recent guidance....
02:48, 05/07/2019

Euro hits session high as ECB strikes a dovish tone with revised forward guidance The central bank said interest rates on its marginal lending facility and deposit facility would remain unchanged at 0%, 0.25% and -0.40%, respectively....
05:16, 06/06/2019

California OKs new sex education guidance for public school teachers that includes gender identity, LGBT issues. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California OKs new sex education guidance for public school teachers that includes gender identity, LGBT issues....
17:48, 05/08/2019

Thoughtful Gifts, Gentle Guidance and Tea at the Palace: Inside Kate Middleton's Increasingly Tight Bond With Queen Elizabeth II There would have been reason for Kate Middleton to celebrate no matter what on Monday. Eight years of marriage--every bit of it in the most glaring of spotlights is nothing to sneeze at.......
05:32, 05/04/2019

Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., which accused the militias of moving missiles toward American forces....
04:32, 05/17/2019

J.C. Penney says it hasn't hired advisors to prepare for 'restructuring or bankruptcy’ J.C. Penney said in a statement Friday that it hasn’t hired advisors to prepare for an “in-court restructuring or bankruptcy."       ...
17:32, 07/19/2019

Oil prices won't hit $80 unless there's a war, says investor Bob Doll of Nuveen says there's a lid on oil prices because of global GDP is "struggling" to advance and there's excess supply from the U.S....
02:48, 06/24/2019

Daily on Energy, presented by FreedomWorks: White House aims to boost ‘energy dominance’ at FERC with new climate guidance Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
13:00, 06/24/2019

Investor: 'I don't buy the lack of inflation' in the US Bill Smead of Smead Capital Management says inflation data in the U.S. doesn't match what he has observed anecdotally. Fed Chair Jerome Powell described inflation as a "faint heartbeat," but Smead says rents are up dramatically....
19:16, 07/31/2019

Woodstock 50 Is Likely Toast After Top Investor Pulls Out (NEW YORK) — Woodstock 50 is proving to be as chaotic as the original festival held in 1969. A financial investor in the festival announced Monday it was pulling its funding from the anniversary event, set to take place Aug. 16-18 in Watkins Gl...
16:16, 04/29/2019

The Agony of Hope Postponed, by a Value Investor Value investors are known for being a hardy bunch, willing to buy into beaten-down stocks that everyone else thinks are a disaster. But cheap stocks have underperformed horribly over the past 12 years and even some who specialize in buying them wonde...
08:16, 07/14/2019

SAP CEO welcomes Elliott as "fantastic investor" SAP CEO Bill McDermott on Tuesday welcomed a $1.3 billion investment by activist investor Elliott, saying it was aligned with his goal of expanding margins through driving top-line growth....
09:16, 05/07/2019

PPG Says It Won't Break Up, Despite Pressure From Activist Investor PPG Industries won’t split its units making building paints and industrial coatings, choosing to forge ahead as a unified company after facing pressure from an activist investor to maximize value in its disparate operations....
13:48, 05/21/2019

Silver Finally Gets Investor Love Investors are taking a shine to silver, as a soaring rally in gold puts the spotlight on the less expensive precious metal. Silver is on track for its best monthly performance since December....
16:16, 07/24/2019

Investor claims FirstGroup board 'destructive' An activist investor in bus and rail operator FirstGroup has claimed its board is "destructive" as it seeks to shake up the company's management team....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Woodstock 50 concert organizers sue investor that backed out A dispute over whether the Woodstock 50 festival will go on has spiraled into a court fight, with organizers suing and at least temporarily silencing a former investor that sought to call off the anniversary show....
16:48, 05/09/2019

China isn't likely to cut interest rates in the near future: Investor Ronald Wan of Partners Financial Holdings says the Chinese authorities are in a dilemma about whether to cut interest rates because doing so would damage the exchange rate and send a wrong signal that the government wants to push up the property sect...
07:32, 07/18/2019

Investor beware: Here are some reasons why you may want to rethink investing in an IPO If the buzz around the Uber and Lyft IPOs has you wondering how to invest, you may want to reconsider. Experts weigh in on when and how it's best to invest in newly-public companies....
09:32, 04/28/2019

GSW investor banned 1 year after shoving Lowry The Warriors are "disappointed" in team investor Mark Stevens, who will not be allowed to attend games through the 2019-20 season after he shoved and directed obscenities at Raptors guard Kyle Lowry during Game 3 of the NBA Finals....
21:32, 06/06/2019

De La Rue chair faces ousting by rebel investor The banknote and passport printer ‎De La Rue is facing a fresh round of boardroom upheaval amid a threat from a furious City investor to oust its chairman at an extraordinary general meeting....
14:16, 07/16/2019

'More transparency' needed on who banks are financing, says investor Eric Borremans of Pictet Asset Management discusses the investment strategy that takes into account environmental, social and corporate governance factors....
02:32, 07/05/2019

S&P 500 rises on investor optimism ahead of G20 summit The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq closed higher in a broad-based rally on Thursday as investors looked to the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan this weekend for progress in the long-running U.S.-China trade dispute, which has whipsawed markets for months....
14:32, 06/27/2019

Fan who shoved Lowry in Game 3 is Warriors’ investor OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The fan that shoved Toronto guard Kyle Lowry during Game 3 of the NBA Finals is also an investor in the Golden State Warriors, and will not be permitted to attend any more games in the series. The Warriors said Thursday that th...
12:16, 06/06/2019

Interest rates in Australia are still heading to zero: Investor Chris Bedingfield of Quay Global Investors says, unless there's a significant policy change, interest rates in Australia will end up effectively at zero. He also discusses the factors that are bringing about stabilization in the housing market....
03:16, 07/02/2019

Occidental investor set to vote against board due to Anadarko bid T. Rowe Price Group Inc said on Monday it intends to vote against the Occidental Petroleum Corp board of directors because the oil company will not allow shareholders to vote on its hostile bid for Anadarko Petroleum Corp, which T. Rowe Price and oth...
15:48, 05/06/2019

Rejection of Barrick bid is 'no brainer', top Acacia investor says Fidelity International, one of the largest shareholders in Acacia Mining, said on Friday Barrick Gold's low bid to buy the Acacia shares it does not already own showed a lack of judgment and it was a "no brainer" to reject it....
11:48, 05/31/2019

Cramer: Boeing CEO must own what they did wrong at investor meeting The Wall Street Journal reports that Boeing did not tell Southwest Airlines, its biggest 737 Max customer, that a safety feature designed to warn pilots about a malfunctioning sensor had been deactivated. The Journal also reports that investigators a...
08:48, 04/29/2019

How to be a smart investor when the stock market is confusing Investing is about being mostly right. Warren Buffett has amassed a fortune by being patient and investing in companies that don’t always perform.       ...
02:16, 08/07/2019

The entrepreneur playbook for sourcing a lead investor in NYC New York has plenty of lead investors, spanning pre-seed to growth rounds, but many entrepreneurs think they need to head west to find their lead.Read More...
08:16, 05/05/2019

India's space startups ignite investor interest From companies building palm-sized satellites to those aiming to propel satellites into space using cleaner fuels, a new wave of space technology startups are mushrooming in India, catching the attention of investors keen to join the space race....
00:16, 06/23/2019

As investor confidence crumbles, the Fed can act to stave off a recession: Cramer "If bond yields keep plummeting, it might not matter. We'll scare ourselves right out of this terrific multi-year expansion, for certain," Jim Cramer says....
17:00, 08/15/2019

Factbox: Activist investor Elliott's top European holdings U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management announced on Thursday it had taken a 2.1% stake in German agrichemicals and pharma company Bayer Here are some of New York-headquartered Elliott's top holdings in Europe (in alphabetical order):...
09:48, 06/27/2019

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....
02:00, 07/19/2019

Why, as a software investor, I don’t chase fast-growth companies In VC, the default growth expectation of SaaS companies is triple, triple, double, double, double. But that pace is quite likely to kill a company.Read More...
04:00, 08/11/2019

Billionaire investor Peter Thiel says the FBI and CIA should investigate Google Billionaire investor Peter Thiel said Sunday that the FBI and the CIA should investigate if Google has been infiltrated by Chinese intelligence.       ...
10:00, 07/15/2019

This charitable investing strategy was an early investor in Beyond Meat One donor-advised fund gave investors access to Beyond Meat before its surprise hit of an IPO. Here's how these charitable strategies could make it easier for mass affluent investors to give....
09:00, 07/11/2019

Oxford University Signs $5 Billion Deal With Investor The University of Oxford signed a deal with U.K. insurer and asset manager Legal & General to provide $5 billion in funding over 10 years to build graduate student housing, subsidized accommodation for university staff and income-generating science p...
02:48, 06/27/2019

Enterprise-Technology Companies Trigger Investor Zeal Slack Technologies Inc.’s soaring market debut on Thursday was the latest example of investors’ unquenchable appetite for tech companies building modern digital services for other businesses....
08:48, 06/24/2019

£14trn investor body wades into Barclays debate A powerful‎ City body whose members control £14trn in assets has waded into the debate about Barclays' universal banking strategy ahead of a bid by a dissident investor to force his way onto its board....
11:16, 04/28/2019

Kremlin says it hopes detained U.S. investor Calvey will be freed The Kremlin on Monday called an embezzlement case against prominent U.S. investor Michael Calvey regrettable and said it hoped he would be freed from house arrest and be able to attend an economic forum in St Petersburg later this week....
03:00, 06/03/2019

Activist investor drives to put Callaway Golf up for sale As golfers stormed Pebble Beach, Calif., for the US Open Thursday, the world’s largest golf club manufacturer found itself under attack by an activist investor. Barry Rosenstein’s Jana Partners unveiled a 9.2 percent stake in Callaway Golf and is urg...
07:32, 06/14/2019

Longtime investor Lampert boosts stake in AutoNation Former Sears CEO Eddie Lampert is accumulating AutoNation shares while Microsoft founder Bill Gates remains the dealer group's largest shareholder -- even after selling more than a million shares....
11:00, 05/16/2019

Facebook keeps three-yearly 'say on pay' vote, amid outside investor doubts Facebook Inc investors will only get to vote on the pay of Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg every three years, rather than annually as most outside shareholders would prefer, according to a vote tally released by the world's largest social media compa...
18:48, 06/03/2019

Investor group demands changes to Uber's board ahead of IPO Investor group CtW called for the removal of John Thain from Uber's board and said the board's composition "falls short of best practices."...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Fox unveils ‘insanely simple’ business model at Investor Day Fox Corp. unveiled an “insanely simple” new structure at its first-ever Investor Day Thursday, saying the new company plans to focus its programming almost entirely on live events, like news and sports. Rupert Murdoch first took the stage at the Midt...
02:48, 05/10/2019

U.S. investor awarded $75 million in cryptocurrency crime case U.S. entrepreneur and cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin won $75.8 million in a civil judgment against a 21-year-old man who Terpin said was part of a scheme that defrauded him of digital currencies, court documents showed on Friday....
03:00, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Occidental investor set to vote against board due to Anadarko bid T. Rowe Price Group Inc said on Monday it intends to vote against the Occidental Petroleum Corp board of directors because the company will not allow shareholders to vote on its bid for Anadarko Petroleum Corp, which T. Rowe Price and other sharehold...
19:48, 05/06/2019

SaaS startups are changing the founder/investor dynamic The balance of power between startup founder and venture capital investor has changed – and the rules of the courtship reversed. Falling software costs and better management mean Software as a Service (SaaS) startups are accessing less funding, keepi...
21:16, 05/08/2019

ISS backs activist investor Kimmeridge's two nominees to PDC board Activist investor Kimmeridge Energy Management Co said on Friday shareholder advisory group ISS recommended two of its board nominees for PDC Energy Inc, a day after Glass Lewis backed the company's full slate of directors....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Tech investor backing bid to buy W magazine from Condé Nast Tech investor Eric Crown is backing a bid by Marc Lotenberg, chief executive of Surface Media, to buy glossy fashion title W magazine from Condé Nast, according to a well-placed source. Crown, a prominent GOP donor who heads Tempe, Ariz.-based AZ Cro...
00:48, 05/25/2019

RPT-Activist investor Bramson may get bloody nose at Barclays AGM Activist investor Edward Bramson is likely to fail in his attempt to get a board seat at Barclays' annual meeting next week, even though shareholders are dissatisfied with performance of the group's investment bank....
13:16, 04/28/2019

We don't yet have the technology to cure Alzheimer's, health-care investor says Alzheimer's is "very, very difficult to solve and it's going to require new technology to do it, and i just don't think we have the technology," Andreessen Horowitz general partner Jorge Conde said Tuesday at CNBC's Healthy Return...
14:16, 05/21/2019

A Hotel Investor in Panama Says Trump’s Company Evaded Taxes (NEW YORK) — The majority owner of a former Trump-branded hotel in Panama has accused the U.S. president’s company of evading taxes in the country. A filing in New York federal court on Monday alleges that President Donald Trump’s h...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Hold the beers: Budweiser APAC IPO hit by investor push-back Scepticism over AB InBev's high valuations doomed Budweiser APAC's IPO of up to $9.8 billion - poised to be the world's biggest this year - investors and bankers said, putting would-be floats on notice that careful pricing remains key to success....
03:00, 07/15/2019

BP faces investor push to beef up fight against climate change BP will face pressure at a meeting next week to set tougher targets to combat climate change, the latest signal from investors that they want the oil and gas industry to do more to clean up its act....
04:16, 05/17/2019

Valuations in China and Hong Kong look 'fairly decent': Investor Binay Chandgothia of Principal Global Investors says he would start looking to add exposure to stocks in Hong Kong and China as they sell off more. He says the markets could fall up to 10 percent further in the worst case....
01:32, 06/13/2019

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....
23:32, 07/01/2019

BP faces climate protests at investor meeting, Shell gets boost Activists disrupted BP's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday shouting "this is a crime scene" in the latest climate protest against the oil and gas group, while rival Royal Dutch Shell got some rare praise from investors on its emissions policies....
11:32, 05/21/2019

Woodstock 50 Is Back on After a Court Rejects an Ex-Investor’s Attempt to Cancel It (NEW YORK) — The Woodstock 50 festival is back on after a court rebuffed an ex-investor’s effort to cancel the anniversary extravaganza — but organizers will have to do without some $18 million, at least for now. Manhattan judge Bar...
19:32, 05/15/2019

Climate protesters disrupt BP investor meeting, Shell gets boost Climate change protesters disrupted oil and gas group BP's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, shouting "this is a crime scene", while rival Royal Dutch Shell received some rare praise from shareholders on its climate policies....
06:16, 05/21/2019

US breaks all-time record for dividends as investor payouts surge Global dividends reached a first-quarter record of $263.3 billion, rising 7.8% despite concerns about the world economy, according to new reach Monday....
02:16, 05/20/2019

WeWork files for IPO amid investor skepticism over deep losses Office rental company filed for initial public offering, publishing statements showing loss of almost $700m in the first half of 2019WeWork, the office rental company, became the latest Silicon Valley “unicorn” to file for an initial public offering ...
06:32, 08/14/2019

Acacia investor Odey to back Barrick's final offer British hedge fund Odey Asset Management said on Monday it intends to vote, on behalf of its clients, in favour of Barrick Gold Corp's final offer to buy out its fellow shareholders in Acacia Mining....
03:48, 07/22/2019

Billionaire investor Peter Thiel reportedly says the FBI and CIA should investigate Google Billionaire investor Peter Thiel spoke at the National Conservatism Conference, where he called Google's work in China "seemingly treasonous," Axios reported....
20:48, 07/14/2019

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....
00:32, 07/22/2019

Investor Karen Firestone: Keep an open mind when companies try new things that seem out there Equinox is branching out of its expertise, opening its first branded hotel and investing in a real estate project that will include co-workspace and apartments....
05:16, 06/02/2019

Real estate investor aims to sell $12.5M Manhattan townhouse Tech investor Arthur Becker’s stake in the Cary Tamarkin-designed 10 Sullivan St. — which was around $20 million — keeps paying off. In 2016, Becker had that stake transferred to three adjacent townhouses — Nos. 30, 40 and 50 Sullivan St. Now he’s li...
18:16, 05/08/2019

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....
05:16, 07/01/2019

Investor Icahn steps up fight to replace four Occidental directors Activist investor Carl Icahn on Wednesday stepped up his fight against Occidental Petroleum's board of directors, signaling he plans to seek support to call a shareholder meeting where he could put up a slate of four board candidates....
16:32, 06/26/2019

Woodstock 50th anniversary festival canceled by lead investor A planned three-day concert event to mark the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival was canceled on Monday by the lead investor, saying it was unable to ensure the health and safety of artists and fans....
13:00, 04/29/2019

Equinox and SoulCycle face boycott over investor's Trump fundraiser SoulCycle says it does not support fundraiser by Stephen Ross, chair of company that owns EquinoxCustomers of the fitness companies Equinox and SoulCycle are calling for a boycott of the trendy brands after news that a high-profile billionaire invest...
23:48, 08/07/2019

What’s Driving the Housing Downturn? Interest Rates or Investor Psychology Housing data in 2018 looked ... unhealthy. The "villain" seems obvious -- namely, central bank rate hikes. But now see the charts and evidence that show a different (and far more credible) explanation....
05:32, 05/01/2019

The Loan That Fueled a Star Investor's Risky 'Illiquid' Bets U.S. financial giant Northern Trust could be on the hook for losses related to the unraveling of a star U.K. fund manager, in a case that is drawing attention to the dangers of hard-to-sell assets in retail investment products....
04:32, 06/25/2019

What Investor Risk Tolerance Today Suggests for Stocks Tomorrow When investors go from "full steam ahead" to shunning risk, watch out! This change in investor psychology can show up as rapid price moves in the stock market. With that in mind, consider these two ways to gauge investors' risk tolerance......
14:32, 08/13/2019

Woodstock 50th anniversary going ahead, organizers say, despite investor withdrawal A planned three-day concert marking the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival was thrown into doubt on Monday after the lead investors said they had canceled the event but organizers said they were going ahead....
20:16, 04/29/2019

Rekt Global adds new esports investor with DJ Nicky Romero Esports conglomerate RektGlobal said that it is expanding further into the music industry with the addition of a new investor, DJ Nicky Romero.Read More...
09:16, 06/18/2019

Investor Litt says Hudson's Bay worth double chairman's C$1.74 billion bid Activist shareholder Jonathan Litt lambasted a C$1.74 billion bid to take Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Co private as "woefully inadequate" on Tuesday, saying the chairman-led shareholder group......
14:00, 06/18/2019

Investor LGIM dumps ExxonMobil from its Future World funds Britain's biggest asset manager has removed ExxonMobil and four more companies from its 5 billion pounds ($6.3 billion) Future World Funds, and said it would vote against their chairs for failing to confront the threats posed by climate change....
17:16, 06/20/2019

Hedge fund investor Tarrant, who bet with Warren Buffett, dies Investor Jeffrey Tarrant, whose firm Protege Partners backed billionaire managers including William Ackman and Marc Lasry early in their careers and made a bet with Warren Buffett that hedge funds......
15:48, 08/07/2019

Elliott Deal Undervalues Barnes & Noble, Investor Group Says A group of investors in Barnes & Noble is speaking out against the price that hedge fund Elliott Management agreed to pay to acquire the book retailer....
00:16, 06/14/2019

One top tech investor is betting against chip stocks, bearish Netflix AlphaOne Capital Partners' Dan Niles is forecasting a fall in semiconductor stocks as he believes chipmakers will start to cut their earnings forecasts for the second half of the year....
14:32, 06/13/2019

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....
21:16, 06/12/2019

Germany's RWE to review climate lobbying as investor pressure rises German utility RWE, under investor pressure as one of Europe's biggest carbon polluters, said on Friday it would review its lobbying activities to see if they are in line with the Paris Agreement on climate change....
08:16, 05/03/2019

A round of mergers and takeovers may be coming to the casino sector, investor says There could be more mergers and acquisitions in the gambling industry, particularly in the Asia Pacific region, said Adam Dawes, a senior investment advisor at financial services company, Shaw and Partners....
09:48, 05/08/2019

Rick Fox Accuses Fellow Esports Organization Investor Of Trying To 'Engineer A Firesale' In a new interview with The Richard Lewis Show, Rick Fox accused fellow Team Echo Fox investor Amit Raizada of being a “bully,” “self-dealing,” and holding the company “hostage.”...
23:48, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 3-Woodstock 50th anniversary going ahead, organizers say, despite investor withdrawal A planned three-day concert marking the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival was thrown into doubt on Monday after the lead investors said they had canceled the event but organizers said they were going ahead....
18:32, 04/29/2019

World’s biggest investor accused of dragging feet on climate crisis BlackRock, which controls $6.5tn in assets, urged to use its influence on planet’s biggest pollutersWhen a letter from BlackRock’s founder and chief executive, Larry Fink, landed in inboxes in January saying that the world’s biggest investor would no...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Trump not alone in seeking lower dollar, as lawmakers unveil foreign investor tax The dollar’s value has been elevated for decades, making American goods more expensive on world markets and encouraging U.S. consumers to buy imports....
20:48, 07/30/2019

Activist investor Cat Rock calls Just Eat, Takeaway.com deal 'excellent news' Investment firm Cat Rock on Monday lauded Amsterdam-based Takeaway.com's deal to buy Just Eat in an 8.2 billion pound ($10.05 billion) deal to create one of the world's largest online food delivery firms....
10:48, 07/29/2019

'Big Short' investor Steve Eisman is worried about the bond market: 'It's where the pain will be' Steve Eisman, the investor known for predicting the financial crisis as depicted in "The Big Short," told Bloomberg TV the bond market will be hit the hardest in the next recession....
08:00, 05/09/2019

Momofuku's David Chang calls on billionaire investor to bin Trump fundraiser Celebrity chef and restaurant founder praises Stephen Ross as a businessman but says he is on ‘the wrong side’The celebrity chef David Chang has called on the billionaire investor Stephen Ross to cancel a fundraiser for Donald Trump that has triggere...
13:48, 08/09/2019

Euro zone investor morale rises in May as recession fears fade Investor morale in the euro zone improved in May for the third month in a row to hit its highest level since November 2018, helped by a buoyant global environment and the danger of a disorderly Brexit being averted until October....
02:48, 05/06/2019

Osama bin Laden relative mentioned in Sheffield United investor talks • Details revealed in court case between club’s co-owners• Possibility of Saudi-based investment discussed in 2017 meetingA Saudi businessman related to Osama bin Laden featured in discussions about investors in Sheffield United, a court in London an...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Gold, earnings and emerging markets could boost investor returns through year-end With five months to go and the markets around record highs, ETF experts name their top picks to help investors position themselves going into year-end....
23:48, 07/23/2019

SoulCycle, Equinox face boycott calls over investor's Trump fundraiser Fitness chains SoulCycle and Equinox on Wednesday sought to distance themselves from a fundraiser for U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly in the works by their billionaire owner, real estate executive Stephen Ross....
20:16, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Hold the beers: Budweiser APAC IPO hit by investor push-back Scepticism over AB InBev's high valuations doomed Budweiser APAC's IPO of up to $9.8 billion - poised to be the world's biggest this year - investors and bankers said, putting would-be floats on notice that careful pricing remains key to success....
03:16, 07/15/2019

Apple Supplier Japan Display Loses Key Investor From Bailout Consortium Japan Display on Monday said it has received notice from TPK Holding that the Taiwanese screen maker has decided not to invest a proposed $230 million....
03:32, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Investor Icahn steps up fight to replace four Occidental directors Activist investor Carl Icahn on Wednesday stepped up his fight against Occidental Petroleum's board of directors, signaling he plans to seek support to call a shareholder meeting where he could put up a slate of four board candidates....
16:32, 06/26/2019

Investor claims Trump evaded taxes on Panama hotel property The majority owner of a former Trump-branded hotel in Panama alleges in a court filing that the U.S. president's company misrepresented finances of the building to evade taxes in the country....
08:48, 06/04/2019

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "Regulation Best Interest."...
03:00, 06/27/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street rises on investor optimism ahead of G20 The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq closed higher after a broad-based rally on Thursday as investors looked to the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan this weekend for progress in the long-running U.S.-China trade dispute, which has whipsawed markets for months....
14:00, 06/27/2019

Analysis: This Silicon Valley investor is thrilled about Washington’s antitrust moment Roger McNamee says the recent escalation of antitrust scrutiny of Silicon Valley is a signal that Washington is “getting back to business” on competition issues....
12:32, 06/05/2019

Asian markets decline as trade worries weigh on investor sentiment Markets in Asia traded cautiously on Wednesday morning despite the S&P 500 touching a new record overnight stateside, with global trade concerns weighing on investor sentiment....
20:48, 07/02/2019

NBA bans Warriors investor for a year after he shoved Raptors’ Kyle Lowry “Mr. Stevens’ behavior last night did not reflect the high standards that we hope to exemplify as an organization,” the Warriors said in a statement....
18:48, 06/06/2019

Anadarko pressed Occidental for cash, expecting investor opposition: filing Anadarko Petroleum repeatedly spurned rival Occidental Petroleum's approaches and pushed for all-cash offers, fearing the market's reaction to the blockbuster $38 billion deal, according to securities filings released on Friday....
11:00, 06/07/2019

Investor Land & Buildings calls Hudson's Bay chairman's offer "inadequate" Activist investor Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC said on Tuesday that a C$1.74 billion ($1.30 billion) go-private proposal for Hudson's Bay Co from the company's chairman and other shareholders was "woefully inadequate"....
06:00, 06/18/2019

Opinion: Clarity On Taxes To Boost Investor Confidence In Start-Up Ecosystem Start-ups need clarity on taxes. It would also be helpful if they are offered hand-holding, especially when it comes to compliances and regulatory affairs....
00:00, 06/21/2019

Riot Delays Taking Action Against Echo Fox Over Investor's Racist Remarks Back in May, League of Legends Championship Series commissioner Chris Greeley gave esports organization Team Echo Fox an ultimatum: oust investor Amit Raizada over racist remarks he made in the past, or face consequences that could jeopardize Echo Fo...
15:32, 07/16/2019

JGBs gain as risk aversion lifts investor demand for bonds Japanese government bond prices edged higher on Thursday as risk aversion in the broader markets due to persistent U.S.-China trade fears and Brexit concerns increased investor demand for safe-haven debt....
22:16, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. regulator considers boosting investor options to private offerings The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday it is considering boosting the number of options in private stock sales by broadening access to more potential investors and revamping the capital-raising process of private companies....
16:32, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Investor LGIM dumps ExxonMobil from its Future World funds Britain's biggest asset manager has removed ExxonMobil and four more companies from its 5 billion pounds ($6.3 billion) Future World Funds, and said it would vote against their chairs for failing to confront the threats posed by climate change....
02:00, 06/21/2019

Activist investor urges Madame Tussauds-owner Merlin to go private - FT Activist investor ValueAct has urged Merlin Entertainments, the owner of Madame Tussauds, the London Eye, Alton Towers, to go private, the Financial Times reported on Thursday....
22:16, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Hudson's Bay chairman's bid unlikely to get full support -Investor Land & Buildings Activist investor Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC said on Tuesday a C$1.74 billion go-private offer for Hudson's Bay Co from chairman and other shareholders would likely not receive majority approval of remaining shareholders....
06:00, 06/18/2019

CBOE Holdings Presents Strategic Initiatives to Enhance Share Value at Investor Day Conference CHICAGO, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At today's Investor Day Conference with stockholders and analysts, CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) senior management outlined the Company's strategic initiatives to enhance share value. It also noted that thr...
22:48, 05/01/2019

Rebel investor Edward Bramson concedes in fight for Barclays board seat Activist investor Edward Bramson has admitted defeat in his battle for a seat on the board at Barclays, saying he knows top shareholders have voted against his bid to overhaul the under-fire investment bank as an insider....
07:48, 05/02/2019

Watch CNBC's full interview with billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn Activist investor Carl Icahn joins 'Fast Money Halftime Report' to give comments on the Occidental Petroleum and Anadarko Petroleum deal, the state of the market and his stock holding in Cloudera...
12:16, 08/08/2019

UnitedHealth buys PatientsLikeMe, which faced Trump administration scrutiny over Chinese investor PatientsLikeMe was bought by UnitedHealth following a review by Trump's Treasury Department, which scrutinized the start-up because it's backed by Chinese cash....
14:00, 06/24/2019

Major global investor drops US firms deemed climate crisis laggards Legal and General Investment Management cuts companies including ExxonMobilAn ethical investment operation by the UK’s largest asset manager has dumped shares in a string of US companies it has deemed climate crisis laggards, including oil giant Exxo...
17:16, 06/20/2019

SoulCycle, Equinox Investor Defends High-Price Trump Fundraiser After Backlash Stephen Ross, the owner of the Miami Dolphins and an investor in Equinox gyms and SoulCycle, defended his decision to hold a Donald Trump fundraiser, saying he likes to “engage directly and support the things I deeply care about.” After r...
17:48, 08/07/2019

AAF investor Tom Dundon seeks $70 million back, claims misrepresentation in bankruptcy filing Tom Dundon shuttered the Alliance of American Football in April and is now seeking to recoup his $70 million investment in the league.       ...
19:32, 06/25/2019

AMI investor may join group backing Jimmy Cohen’s National Enquirer deal Meet the new boss, same as the old boss? Leon Cooperman, the investor who heads Omega Advisors and owns about 10 percent of American Media Inc., may join the investment team that is backing Hudson News Chief Executive Jimmy Cohen’s $100 million deal ...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Saudi Aramco IPO could be back on front burner, as company plans first ever investor call The success of Saudi Aramco's debt offering has given officials confidence that they can bring their IPO to market earlier than expected, sources said....
00:48, 08/09/2019

Icahn’s $500M Caesars-Eldorado earnings saved by real estate investor A little-known real estate investor helped earn Carl Icahn an estimated half-billion dollars. The $8.5 billion deal to merge casino chain Caesars Entertainment with rival Eldorado Resorts, announced Monday, was falling apart until real estate investo...
23:32, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Chewy raises IPO price range amid strong investor demand Online pet products retailer Chewy Inc raised the price range of its initial public offering on Wednesday, indicating strong investor demand and valuing the company at about $8.4 billion at the top end of the range....
10:00, 06/12/2019

'Toxic cocktail' brewing for U.S. asset managers: hedge fund investor Kass Hedge fund investor Doug Kass said on Tuesday that he is shorting several investment managers, including T. Rowe Price Group Inc and Franklin Resources Inc, as they could be "the next group to feel......
10:16, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 3-Investor Icahn sues Occidental Petroleum over 'misguided' Anadarko deal Activist investor Carl Icahn sued Occidental Petroleum Corp on Thursday over its deal to buy rival Anadarko Petroleum Corp, signaling he may try to replace Occidental's board of directors and press for asset sales....
19:16, 05/30/2019

Downbeat U.S. earnings sour investor optimism; euro slides on soft data U.S. stocks were mixed on Wednesday as a series of disappointing earnings reports damped investor optimism over the prospect of a new round of U.S.-China trade talks next week, while the euro dropped to a two-month low amid soft economic data....
09:00, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Investor Icahn sues Occidental Petroleum over 'misguided' Anadarko deal Occidental Petroleum Corp 's activist investor Carl Icahn has filed a lawsuit against the company over what it called its "misguided" pact to buy Anadarko Petroleum Corp, and may seek a special meeting to remove and replace board members....
13:00, 05/30/2019

World stocks hover near two-month low, investor fears over U.S.-China trade war ease World stocks hovered near two-month lows on Tuesday, although slightly more optimistic comments from U.S. and Chinese officials on trade brought some comfort a day after equities suffered their worst selloff so far this year....
03:32, 05/14/2019

Exclusive: Thyssenkrupp junks split plan after investor pressure, to list elevators Thyssenkrupp abandoned plans to hive off its steel business and split up the rest of the German conglomerate on Friday after a lengthy battle with activist investors and regulators, opting to list its elevators division instead....
04:16, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Investor Icahn sues Occidental Petroleum over 'misguided' Anadarko deal Occidental Petroleum Corp 's activist investor Carl Icahn has filed a lawsuit against the company over what it called its "misguided" pact to buy Anadarko Petroleum Corp, and may seek a special meeting to remove and replace board members....
12:00, 05/30/2019

Real estate investor makes $11,875 a day in profit on Koenigsegg supercar he owned for five months When commercial real estate investor Manny Khoshbin spent $2.2 million on the fastest production car in the world, he had no idea it would very quickly also become the fastest-appreciating asset he'd ever own....
07:16, 05/25/2019

Investor Ackman opposes United Technologies' aerospace merger with Raytheon -source William Ackman's activist hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP is opposed to United Technologies Corp's $120 billion aerospace merger with defense contractor Raytheon Co, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
15:32, 06/11/2019

Investor Ackman opposes United Technologies' aerospace merger with Raytheon: source Billionaire investor William Ackman's activist hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP is opposing United Technologies Corp's planned $120 billion aerospace merger with defense contractor Raytheon Co, a person familiar with the matter said o...
16:16, 06/11/2019

Billionaire Investor Tom Steyer Launches 2020 Presidential Campaign Months After Saying He Wouldn’t (WASHINGTON) — Tom Steyer, the billionaire investor and activist, said Tuesday he’s joining the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, reversing course after deciding earlier this year that he would forgo a run. Steyer, 62, is o...
07:16, 07/09/2019

This health investor shadowed Jeff Bezos, worked for Bill Gates: Here’s what he learned "I don’t always have the right answers, but I do have a lot of scars and I’m happy to share those,” said Peter Neupert.       ...
15:32, 07/21/2019

Tech investor Peter Thiel thinks Elizabeth Warren is the most 'dangerous' Democrat against Trump Early Facebook investor and Trump supporter Peter Thiel weighed in on the Democrats taking on the president in 2020, saying he was "most scared' by Elizabeth Warren....
19:48, 07/15/2019

Major Asia Pacific markets higher; trade war concerns dampen investor sentiment Major markets in Asia Pacific traded higher on Monday, following a volatile last week for global markets as growing trade war fears dented investor sentiment. Markets in Japan, India and Singapore were closed for public holidays....
00:54, 08/12/2019

Tech's historic rally is in danger — and not even Apple is immune, investor Paul Meeks warns Paul Meeks, who ran the world's biggest tech fund for Merrill Lynch during the dot-com boom and subsequent collapse, believes tech valuations are stretched....
07:16, 04/30/2019

Riot Games Tells Rick Fox’s Esports Organization To Remove Investor Accused Of Bigotry League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) commissioner Chris Greeley said in a statement today that if esports organization Echo Fox doesn’t remove an investor accused of making threats and using hate speech within 60 days, Riot Games would take ac...
20:00, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Investor Ackman opposes United Technologies' aerospace merger with Raytheon -source Billionaire investor William Ackman's activist hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP is opposing United Technologies Corp's planned $120 billion aerospace merger with defense contractor Raytheon Co, a person familiar with the matter said o...
17:48, 06/11/2019

CVS Health promises double-digit earnings growth by 2022 as it tries to allay investor worries CVS Health tried to allay investor concerns Tuesday over its $70 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetna last year, projecting double-digit growth after the two companies are fully integrated in a few years....
10:16, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Investor Ackman opposes United Technologies' aerospace merger with Raytheon -source Billionaire investor William Ackman's hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP is opposing United Technologies Corp's planned $120 billion aerospace merger with defense contractor Raytheon Co, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday...
15:32, 06/11/2019

CBOE Holdings to Present at Raymond James Institutional Investor Conference Monday, March 6 CHICAGO, IL -- March 2, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 38th annual Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, Florida on Monday, March 6,...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Euro zone investor morale falls further in July, German recession looms - Sentix Investor morale in the euro zone deteriorated yet further in July, confounding expectations for a rise, with positive signals from the equity markets failing to soothe investors who do expect an agreement in the trade conflict soon, a survey showed....
01:48, 07/08/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks hover near 2-month low, investor fears over US-China trade war ease World stocks hovered near two-month lows on Tuesday, although slightly more optimistic comments from U.S. and Chinese officials on trade brought some comfort a day after equities suffered their worst selloff so far this year....
04:16, 05/14/2019

EBRI Q1 2019 results: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Laos top list of most-improved investor locations since 2013 The Euromoney Belt and Road Index (EBRI) reveals the Middle East leapfrogging Africa, with its economic and investor climate improving for the first time....
12:00, 05/29/2019

CORRECTED-Euro zone investor morale falls further in July, German recession looms -Sentix Investor morale in the euro zone deteriorated yet further in July, confounding expectations for a rise, with positive signals from the equity markets failing to soothe investors who do not expect an agreement in the trade conflict soon, a survey show...
04:16, 07/08/2019

Netflix investor isn't worried about Disney, Apple streaming services — Netflix is 'future of film' Netflix shouldn't be worried about streaming wars, Morris Mark, CEO of Mark Asset Management, said Tuesday ahead of the company's fiscal earnings....
11:48, 04/28/2019

Tesla electric car demand is 'absolutely not' struggling, Elon Musk says amid investor concerns Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday dismissed suggestions that demand for the company's electric vehicles is flagging.       ...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Brewery boss urges PM Johnson to help save Britain's disappearing pubs The boss of one of Britain's leading brewery groups, Marston's, has urged Prime Minister Boris Johnson to help save pubs that are at the heart of many local communities by cutting beer duty....
10:32, 08/14/2019

Norwegian delegation arrives in Venezuela to restart stalled dialogue: sources A delegation from the Norwegian government has come to Venezuela to restart talks between the government of President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition that were halted last week after Maduro's allies pulled out, four sources familiar with the situat...
10:32, 08/14/2019

Judge slaps down Dem gambit in Trump impeachment probe A D.C. federal judge on Wednesday shot down an attempt by House Judiciary Committee Democrats to link their subpoena for former White House counsel Don McGahn to a separate request for secret grand jury information from the Russia investigation, afte...
10:32, 08/14/2019

|ChoppiestoexitSAmarket,chairtostepdown Botswana-based grocery retailer, Choppies, has announced that it will be exiting the South African market, four years after expanding into the country...
10:32, 08/14/2019

|Pilotturnsself-styledwhistle-blowerafter737Maxcrash It was March 10 when the Ethiopian 737 Max 8 went down, Ethiopian Airlines captain Bernd Kai von Hoesslin was in a West Africa hotel between flights. He said he called his crew into a private corner of a restaurant and warned them there would be no s...
10:32, 08/14/2019

China's Growth Struggles Mount Amid Prolonged Trade Battle China reported a raft of weak economic data, adding to evidence that the world’s second-largest economy is slowing further as it remains locked in a trade war with the U.S....
11:00, 08/14/2019

Pumpkin-spiced foods and other fall foods you can enjoy right now Move over summer, fall is on the horizon! Buzz60's Lenneia Batiste has more on fall food you can enjoy right now!       ...
11:00, 08/14/2019

Japan urges more than 300,000 to evacuate as storm Krosa nears Japan advised more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes on Wednesday and airlines canceled hundreds of scheduled flights as a tropical storm bore down on the archipelago, public broadcaster NHK said....
11:00, 08/14/2019

Why learning a trade could be the career change you need For the past six years, Destanie Greczkowski has worked in retail, but now she’s switching gears and moving into the automotive industry. When the Jamaica resident graduates this November from Lincoln Tech with a diploma in automotive technology, she...
11:32, 08/14/2019

Trump order could weaken protections for threatened butterflies GREENBELT, Md. — Hand-raising monarch butterflies in the midst of a global extinction crisis, Laura Moore and her neighbors gather round in her suburban Maryland yard to launch a butterfly newly emerged from its chrysalis. Eager to play his part, 3-y...
11:32, 08/14/2019

Air pollution in cities as bad for lungs as smoking 20 cigarettes a day, study says Living on a busy road for a decade was found to be equivalent to getting through a packet of cigarettes daily — for 29 years, according to research by the University of Washington....
11:32, 08/14/2019

Australia, New Zealand seize enormous haul of MDMA, meth, worth $60M Investigators uncovered nearly 1,700 pounds of MDMA and 440 pounds of crystal meth in Australia and New Zealand — one of the most "significant drug seizures" in Australian history that's led to six arrests and is connected to several countries....
11:32, 08/14/2019

Mom of WWE legend Chyna threatens to sue ‘Autopsy’ show on her death The mother of WWE Hall of Famer Chyna is trying to stop the television network REELZ from airing an upcoming episode of their new docuseries, “Autopsy: The Last Hours Of…” — which promises to reveal “the truth” abo...
11:32, 08/14/2019

20 country-rap songs that preceded ‘Old Town Road’ From "Wild Wild West" to "Dirt Road Anthem," 24/7 Tempo has identified 20 country rap songs that preceded Lil Nas X's “Old Town Road.”        ...
12:00, 08/14/2019

'We Know We’re Not Taking It Far Enough': A Ubisoft VP Wrestles With Politics In Games A couple of months ago, in a meeting room on the outskirts of the Los Angeles Convention Center during the E3 gaming show, Ubisoft’s Tommy Francois described what he thought would be the ultimate video game....
12:00, 08/14/2019

Why Players Are Mad About Fortnite Selling A Dog The latest batch of cosmetics for sale in Fortnite’s item shop seems to feature a familiar furry face. For 1000 V-Bucks, players can get Gunner, a wearable pet that looks awfully similar to Bonesy, a wearable pet from season 6....
12:00, 08/14/2019

Borderlands 3 Feels Like A Throwback To 2012 In All The Best (And Worst) Ways It has been five years since the last two Borderlands games—the one-two punch of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and the Telltale Games spinoff, Tales From the Borderlands. Five years is a healthy amount of time for something to be gone, but for Gearbox ...
12:00, 08/14/2019

Pokémon Manholes Installed Across Japan Japanese cities and towns across the country have their own manhole designs. Each one is unique and reflects the local culture, history or beauty. Fittingly, the country now has Pokémon manholes....
12:00, 08/14/2019

Spencer has Naked ambition for fine wine merchant The City billionaire Michael Spencer is engineering a bid for the fine wine merchant being sold as part of its owner's transformation into an online-only business....
12:00, 08/14/2019

Stake petition platform lets shareholders rally for corporate change A petition platform called Stake aims to give stockholders more power to influence company practices by combining their small holdings into a unified group that gives them the clout to push for change....
12:32, 08/14/2019

Zarco targets MotoGP return after KTM exit, but Moto2 "also an option" Johann Zarco says staying in MotoGP in 2020 following his KTM departure remains the "first target", but admits a return to the Moto2 class is "also an option"...
12:32, 08/14/2019

US urges caution in travel advisory for Hong Kong travelers The US State Department issued a travel advisory Wednesday for Hong Kong, urging “increased caution” due to the ongoing civil unrest. Flights resumed Wednesday at Hong Kong’s airport after two days of clashes between riot police and pre-democracy dem...
12:32, 08/14/2019

Biden holds onto double-digit lead in South Carolina In spite of his recent flubs and rocky debate performances, Joe Biden has maintained a double-digit lead over fellow Democratic presidential hopefuls Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders in South Carolina, a poll released Wednesday shows. ​ ​The...
12:32, 08/14/2019

Poker player Michael Borovetz busted for scamming travelers for years A professional poker player suspected of doling out bad beats to unsuspecting travelers for four years with dark tales of money woes has been arrested in Detroit, authorities said. Michael Borovetz, a fixture at poker tournaments in Las Vegas and Atl...
12:32, 08/14/2019

Big tech warned by top regulator: We will break you up if we have to Federal Trade Commission chairman Joe Simons told Bloomberg he's willing to break up the major US tech firms if necessary, the first sign that US regulators might take drastic action against Silicon Valley. "It's not ideal because it's very messy. Bu...
13:00, 08/14/2019

Justice Department reportedly seeking to persuade EEOC to reverse stance on LGBTQ workplace discrimination The Justice Department is seeking to persuade a federal employment rights agency to change their stance on LGBTQ discrimination in an upcoming Supreme Court case. The case, involving Aimee Stephens, a transgender funeral worker from Michigan who was ...
13:00, 08/14/2019

US Vice President Mike Pence to 'voice commitment to Good Friday agreement' during visit to UK and Ireland US vice president Mike Pence is set to visit the UK and Ireland on behalf of Donald Trump where he will voice the states' commitment to peace in Northern Ireland....
13:00, 08/14/2019

Avast upgrades forecast as users protect online privacy Cybersecurity company Avast said demand for products that protected users' privacy, such as VPN and AntiTrack, would drive revenue growth for the year to the upper end of its high, single-digit percentage range after a 9% rise in the first half....
13:32, 08/14/2019

QPR urge Uefa to act strongly over racist abuse in under-18 game in Spain • Team left pitch in protest of abuse in Andalucia last week• QPR’s chief executive praises players and staff for their actionsQueens Park Rangers have called on Uefa to take stronger action against racism after their under-18 team were forced to lea...
14:01, 08/14/2019

Wales close Principality roof to create ‘fortress’ atmosphere for England • Wales’ plan to keep changes to minimum hit by Anscombe injury• Duncan Taylor, John Barclay back for Scotland against FranceMatches between Wales and England in Cardiff this decade have tended to be preceded by a skirmish over the roof at the Princi...
14:01, 08/14/2019

Arctic Ocean could have no ice in September if global temps rise, study warns A shocking new study says that sea ice in the Arctic could completely disappear through September each summer if average global temperatures increase by as little as 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) and climate conditions continue to worsen...
14:32, 08/14/2019

This common mineral may damage teen brains: study This micro mineral could be doing macro damage. Researchers at Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine have found that childhood exposure to the mineral manganese can potentially impact their motor control and brain function — specifically...
14:32, 08/14/2019

Paris shuts down streets around Notre Dame to remove lead contamination left by fire Paris is closing streets around the Notre Dame cathedral for the rest of August in order to remove lead contamination caused by the April 15 fire.       ...
15:00, 08/14/2019

GM And Ford Are Hunkering Down For A Recession Everyone’s batten down the hatches for rougher times ahead. That’s the theme for The Morning Shift for Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Cheery, I know....
15:00, 08/14/2019

Motels as homeless shelters? More local governments are housing people in motel rooms With homelessness increasing in Los Angeles and across the country, some cities are repurposing run-down motels to house those in need.        ...
15:32, 08/14/2019

It's so hot that teachers are pleading for fan donations in Baltimore. The district is against it Baltimore's teacher union is calling for fans to be donated to schools amid heatwave, but the district says electrical infrastructure can't handle it.        ...
15:32, 08/14/2019

Kansas City PD: Officers kill man who shot at them Kansas City, Kansas, police shot and killed a man who told a hotel manager that he had killed his wife and was heading to a popular shopping area.        ...
15:32, 08/14/2019

Watch: Collapsing cliff barely misses kayakers in Lake Superior Kayakers on a tour of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan narrowly escaped injury when a section of cliff collapsed into Lake Superior.        ...
15:32, 08/14/2019

Should ‘Old Town Road’ be nominated for the CMA Awards? Voters aren't sure Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' has broken chart records, but some voters question if it should be nominated for the Country Music Association Awards.        ...
15:32, 08/14/2019

Everything You Need To Know About Destiny 2’s New Armor System On a livestream Wednesday afternoon, Bungie showed off its forthcoming overhaul of Destiny 2’s armor system that will come when the Shadowkeep expansion arrives October 1. It’s a pretty thorough rework of how armor works in the game—and while it’s so...
15:32, 08/14/2019

Why Players Are Mad About Fortnite Selling A Dog [Update: Dog Will Be Refunded] The latest batch of cosmetics for sale in Fortnite’s item shop seems to feature a familiar furry face. For 1000 V-Bucks, players can get Gunner, a wearable pet that looks awfully similar to Bonesy, a wearable pet from season 6....
15:32, 08/14/2019

'ADRIAN!' - Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp mimics Rocky after goalkeeper's Super Cup penalty shootout heroics Having watched new signing Adrian save the decisive spot-kick in the Uefa Super Cup penalty shootout victory over Chelsea, Jurgen Klopp simply couldn't contain his emotions....
15:32, 08/14/2019

Kashmir: Pakistan's Khan vows to 'fight until the end' During a visit to Kashmir, Prime Minister Imran Khan accused India's military of "planning" action in regions controlled by Pakistan. Khan said Pakistan was "fully prepared to respond."...
15:32, 08/14/2019

Italy's Salvini suffers a setback in bid to topple government quickly Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini failed to force a no-confidence vote in parliament this week. Salvini is aiming for fresh elections, to capitalize on his right-wing League party's soaring popularity....
15:32, 08/14/2019

A one-year window for child sex abuse victims to get justice opened, and the lawsuits are here Child sex abuse lawsuits are expected to be filed against the Archdiocese of New York, Jehovah's Witnesses, Rockefeller University, the Boy Scouts, Jeffrey Epstein and others on Wednesday, the first day of a one-year window intended to give victims a...
16:00, 08/14/2019

Prescribed exercise may help treat depression An exercise regimen prescribed by a health professional may activate cannabinoid molecules in the brain, which could have a positive effect on depression....
16:00, 08/14/2019

This is the $10M loft of late rock photographer Ken Regan A full-floor Flatiron loft that was once home to the late photojournalist Ken Regan has hit the market for $10 million. The 4,100-square-foot unit, at 6 W. 20th St., features three bedrooms, three full bathrooms and a half bathroom. Regan, who died i...
16:32, 08/14/2019

Neutron star ‘glitch’ offers scientists a clue into its inner workings Studying distant objects in space can be tricky for astronomers, especially when those objects begin to do unexpected — and unexplainable — things. Neutron stars are thought to be the most dense objects in space, and scientists have a pre...
18:00, 08/14/2019

Scientists say this massive asteroid definitely won’t destroy Earth… yet If the thought of an asteroid careening toward Earth keeps you up at night you can breathe a little easier today, as scientists have now ruled out a potential impact from the space rock known as 2006 QV89. The rock, which was discovered in 2006, was ...
18:00, 08/14/2019

Ask The Salty Waitress: Customers keep stealing our salt and pepper shakers Dear Salty, My wife and I own a breakfast and lunch restaurant, and we’re blessed that it does a steady business of tourists and regulars. We’ve been fortunate, our customers and staff are generally all great and our regulars are like family. But we ...
18:00, 08/14/2019

Bella Thorne makes directorial debut with a short film for Pornhub We’ve gone on the record in the past as being giant fans of the endless, swirling miasma of insanity that is Bella Thorne’s Instagram feed. Yes, she’s an actor, and yes, she’s quite good in some things, even when the movies themselves are not that go...
18:00, 08/14/2019

In Cold Case Hammarskjöld, a gonzo journalist spins a wild conspiracy theory What really happened to Dag Hammarskjöld? Was the plane crash that killed the United Nations secretary-general and 15 others on the night of September 18, 1961, just as he was on his way negotiate a cease-fire with Belgian-backed Katangese forces in ...
18:00, 08/14/2019

Anchors away: Teen eco-activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for UN conference on zero-carbon boat Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg began her zero-carbon voyage to the United States today for the UN Climate Conference.        ...
18:00, 08/14/2019

Tucker Carlson's sudden vacation sounds fishy to Trevor Noah When Tucker Carlson announced a fishing trip with his son in the midst of backlash for his comments on white supremacy, Trevor Noah wasn't having it.        ...
18:32, 08/14/2019

WeWork IPO filing follows uneven road for other firms going public Large companies like Uber and Lyft have dampened much of the excitement around this year's IPOs. But analysts caution it may be too soon to make a call on WeWork....
19:00, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong remains vital economic asset for Beijing, despite unrest ith mainland China’s economic rise, Hong Kong is no longer the undisputed center for business and finance in the region. But it still plays an indispensable role that Beijing will be loath to undermine, according to bankers, economists and business l...
19:00, 08/14/2019

Mystery of Ghislaine Maxwell's whereabouts deepens as Epstein accusers eye his alleged madam Ghislaine Maxwell in the past was photographed with Jeffrey Epstein socializing with President Donald Trump, and attending the wedding of Chelsea Clinton, whose father, President Bill Clinton, like Trump had been friends with Epstein....
19:00, 08/14/2019

Former UAW official becomes 9th person charged in corruption probe Michael Grimes is the first former union official not connected to either the UAW-Chrysler National Training Center or the union's FCA department to be charged in the widening federal investigation....
19:00, 08/14/2019

Alibaba's Tsai nears deal to buy rest of NBA's Brooklyn Nets: source Alibaba Group Holding Ltd co-founder Joseph Tsai is nearing a deal to buy the 51% stake he does not already own in the U.S. basketball team Brooklyn Nets, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters....
20:00, 08/14/2019

Footballer Emiliano Sala was exposed to carbon monoxide before plane crashed, investigators say Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide inside the cockpit of their plane before it crashed into the English Channel in January, investigators say....
20:02, 08/14/2019

Queens principal who passed kids through bogus online classes finally ousted A Queens principal who was busted years ago for graduating failing kids via bogus online classes has finally been ousted — after he was accused of turning a blind eye to an assistant principal allegedly bedding teachers. Hillcrest HS principal David ...
20:32, 08/14/2019

Bronx NYCHA complex has been depending on generators for a month While City Hall demands answers from Con Edison following the summer’s blackouts, residents of a Bronx public housing complex have spent the last month depending on generators to keep their lights on. Officials at the city’s embattled Hou...
20:32, 08/14/2019

King's court: LeBron dedicates court at his hometown school LeBron James dedicates outdoor basketball court at school he founded for underprivileged children in his hometown       ...
21:32, 08/14/2019

Oil prices fall on concerns over recession, inventories Oil prices fell on Thursday, adding to sharp overnight losses as U.S. crude inventories unexpectedly rose, fears of recession mounted and economic data out of China and Europe disappointed....
22:00, 08/14/2019

Trump tells China to address Hong Kong protests before talking trade Donald Trump has suggested China resolve ongoing tension with Hong Kong before hashing out a trade deal with the US. The remarks follow his decision earlier this week to postpone imposing further tariffs on Beijing....
22:00, 08/14/2019

British woman dies in Barbados after being set alight in her bed Killer’s identity not known, say police, as ‘devastated’ family raise funds to bring body homeA British woman has died in Barbados after being doused with a flammable substance and set alight as she lay in bed.The family of Luton-born Natalie Crich...
22:32, 08/14/2019

Camper describes scene of wolf attack A New Jersey family was fast asleep in their tent during a camping trip at Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada, when they were attacked by a wolf....
23:32, 08/14/2019

Capital One data breach suspect may have hacked 30-plus companies, prosecutors say Federal prosecutors say a woman charged in a massive data breach at Capital One may have hacked more than 30 other organizations.       ...
23:32, 08/14/2019

Kanaya beats Schmid in heavyweight battle at U.S. Amateur Japan's Takumi Kanaya beat German Matthias Schmid at the U.S. Amateur championship on Wednesday in a heavyweight battle between two giants of their respective continents....
00:00, 08/15/2019

Florida police found an unusual 'burglary' suspect at a local high school: A raccoon inside a vending machine The Volusia County Sheriff's Office shared photo and videos of a raccoon stuck in a local high school's vending machine.        ...
00:32, 08/15/2019

Eric Trump: Media Down With the Sickness Eric Trump, the larger and blonder of the president’s two adult sons, appeared on Fox News’ Fox & Friends Wednesday morning to absolutely destroy the lamestream media for the sin of ignoring the fact that people at the Iowa State Fair this weeken...
01:32, 08/15/2019

Spelunky 2 misses its 2019 release window Spelunky 2 was supposed to launch in 2019, but it's no longer going to make that release-date window. Developer Mossmouth announced the delay on Twitter.Read More...
02:00, 08/15/2019

This startup’s ‘AI’ to build your apps is just a bunch of human devs AI is one of the most common buzzwords of the current startup generation. Companies often claim to have revolutionary AI that’ll change their customers’ lives. However, there are some startups who exaggerate their technical capabilities to get fundin...
02:00, 08/15/2019

Nintendo seems to be striking its music off YouTube, and that sucks After apparently resolving its troubled relationship with YouTubers, Nintendo‘s now coming down on those who upload music from its games. At least two popular channels have been hit, and if this starts a trend, there aren’t a lot of alternatives for ...
02:00, 08/15/2019

India's 5 best paying tech jobs right now India's booming IT scene is creating a wealth of high paying opportunities, according to a new study identifying the country's most lucrative tech professions....
03:00, 08/15/2019

South Korean Moon calls for dialogue with Japan amid trade fight and hopes for 'One Korea' by 2045 South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Seoul will "gladly join hands" if Tokyo chooses dialogue as the two nations deal with an escalating trade row....
03:00, 08/15/2019

U.S. women's soccer equal pay fight: What's the latest, and what's next? The USWNT's World Cup victory brought the issue of equal pay to the forefront in women's sports. What has happened so far? And where is it headed? All of your questions, answered....
03:00, 08/15/2019

Police searching for suspect who fired shots at southside Burger King TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department is searching for a suspect who fired shots while driving away from a southside Burger King. According to TPD, just before 8 p.m., an argument broke out in the parking lot of the Burger King at Campbell Aven...
03:00, 08/15/2019

Cisco Yields to Slowdown Fears Cisco’s forecast for the current quarter was a bit below expectations, knocking a stock that had already shed 4% during the regular session down another 7% after hours....
03:32, 08/15/2019

Arsenal talents that got away show Unai Emery must give youth a chance Arsenal have sold some brilliant young players in recent years. Emery should give the new generation more opportunitiesBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredArsenal’s lineup for their first game of the season against Newcastle contained a few surprises. Un...
04:32, 08/15/2019

23 injured as Russian plane crash lands in field after hitting flock of birds A passenger jet made an emergency landing in a field outside of one of Moscow's airports after colliding with a flock of birds, Russian officials said....
04:32, 08/15/2019

Nikon Z6, Fujifilm X-T3, Canon EOS RP and others grab the gongs at the EISA Awards Many of the biggest photo players have scooped awards for their most recent products and innovations at this year's Expert Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) Awards.Each year, 55 journalists and editors from a raft of magazines and websites ac...
05:00, 08/15/2019

Heavy metal band Metallica donates 250,000 euros for Romanian pediatric hospital American heavy metal band Metallica has donated 250,000 euros to a Romanian association building the country's first pediatric oncology hospital, they said on Wednesday....
06:00, 08/15/2019

Cycling super-talent Van der Poel returns to road ahead of World Championship title bid "Cycling super-talent Mathieu van der Poel has returned to road cycling for the Arctic Race of Norway and says he’s targeting the World Championships in Yorkshire in November."...
06:00, 08/15/2019

'America's Got Talent': Wildcard Ansley Burns gets standing ovation for her return The 13-year-old singer returned this week as a wild card contestant in the show's live competition rounds.        ...
06:00, 08/15/2019

Supercomputer created 8 million simulated universes in 3 weeks Figuring out how our reality took shape over billions of years is no easy task for scientists. Theories about how the Big Bang played out and the immediate aftermath are a dime a dozen, but researchers led by a team from the University of Arizona thi...
06:00, 08/15/2019

Shanghai's ostracised skateboarders – in pictures Skateboarding will debut in the Tokyo Olympics next year. Despite this, those who are part of a growing scene in Shanghai, China, complain of being labelled troublemakers Continue reading......
06:32, 08/15/2019

Dow Suffers Worst Day Of 2019 As Recession Fears Hit Wall Street The Dow suffered its worst day of 2019, finishing with a loss of some 800 points, or 3.1 percent, at 24,479.42, while leading European bourses shed more than two percent....
06:32, 08/15/2019

| Raka, Cros get first caps for France v Scotland Fijian-born wing Alivereti Raka and back-rower Francois Cros will win their first caps for France in their 2019 Rugby World Cup warm-up match against Scotland....
06:32, 08/15/2019

23 hurt after passenger jet hits flock of birds and makes emergency landing A passenger jet has made an emergency landing in a field in Moscow after colliding with a flock of birds, injuring at least 23 people, Russian officials said....
07:00, 08/15/2019

How Premier League footballers got woke Once renowned for luxury lifestyles and bad behaviour, players are speaking out on big issues from mental health to politics“I wanted to see if anyone from our industry would speak out about the [Alabama] abortion bill, but I guess people are too sca...
08:00, 08/15/2019

Bury MP urges Manchester giants to help club after fifth game suspended • Bury South MP Ivan Lewis calls on United and City to help• League One club under threat of EFL expulsion over financesBury have had a fifth game suspended by the EFL, as a local MP urged Manchester United and City to help their crisis-hit neighbour...
08:00, 08/15/2019

Fenerbahce at a crossroads as Turkish Super Lig gets ready to kick off | Emre Sarigul The club had a debt of €621m in 2018 and finished sixth last season – but can a shift in focus towards young, talented Turkish players propel the club back into contention?The phrase “no pain, no gain” seems to sum up the state of Turkish football as...
08:00, 08/15/2019

Coach-owner Tapestry shares tumble as its sales and forecast disappoint Tapestry forecast a surprise fall in first-quarter revenue and profit on Thursday, as the high-end fashion house struggles with sluggish demand for its Kate Spade handbags, sending its shares down 6%....
09:00, 08/15/2019

Army details future 'tactical' war network If a forward-operating Army Reconnaissance unit consisting of dismounted soldiers, tactical vehicles and hand-held drones were separated from a larger armored formation across mountainous terrain - and unexpectedly collided with heavily armed enemy f...
09:00, 08/15/2019

Liverpool vs Chelsea highlights: Goals and action from the Uefa Super Cup in Istanbul Back-up goalkeeper Adrian was the shoot-out hero as Liverpool once again tasted continental glory in Istanbul by overcoming Frank Lampard's Chelsea in the Super Cup....
09:00, 08/15/2019

England duo George Ford and Joe Marler to provide emergency cover during Rugby World Cup warm-up Eddie Jones is considering playing Joe Marler and George Ford out of position during England's World Cup warm-up matches in order to prepare for all scenarios during the tournament in Japan....
09:00, 08/15/2019

Iranian supertanker released by Gibraltar, despite last-minute US attempt to seize it An Iranian supertanker has been released by Gibraltar Thursday after being held for more than a month on suspicions that it was trying to provide crude oil to Bashar Assad’s Syrian regime....
09:00, 08/15/2019

Zogby: ‘Poor performances’ of Democrats boost Trump’s approval to 51%, up with blacks and Hispanics President Trump’s approval rating has edged up, driven by long-term confidence in his economy and boosted by the lackluster performances by the two dozen Democrats trying to beat him in the 2020 election, according to the latest Zogby Analytics poll....
09:32, 08/15/2019

6 US Cops Injured In Shooting, 2 Trapped In House With Gunman Rescued Six police officers were wounded in a shooting in the US city of Philadelphia on Wednesday after reportedly responding to drug activity, a department spokesman said....
09:32, 08/15/2019

How to create professional-looking marketing emails for under $20 You can make sure you’re putting that best foot forward with customers through clean, attractive email layouts and top-notch design elements like those found with a one year subscription to a Postcards Business Plan. A nearly $200 package, a year of ...
10:00, 08/15/2019

|EmteepartswayswithAmbitiouzEntertainment After making it clear that he had plans of leaving Ambitiouz Entertainment, Emtee has now released a statement, saying that he has officially parted ways with the record label....
10:32, 08/15/2019

NFL Players Association sends 'work stoppage guide' with financial advice for players The NFL Players' Association released a memo detailing the steps players should take to prepare for the potential of a work stoppage in 2021.       ...
10:32, 08/15/2019

Fantasy football all-bust team: Carolina Panthers' passing game likely to disappoint Cam Newton's offseason shoulder surgery leaves fantasy owners with too many questions for 2019. Don't let the Panthers offense ruin your season.       ...
10:32, 08/15/2019

Major League Baseball and FanDuel strike sports betting deal Major League Baseball and FanDuel on Thursday announced a multi-year agreement that makes the sportsbook operator an official gaming partner of the U.S. professional league....
10:32, 08/15/2019

Kraft, Mondelez to pay $16 million in wheat price manipulation case The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Thursday Kraft Heinz Co and Mondelez International Inc will pay $16 million in penalty regarding a wheat manipulation case that dates back to 2015....
10:32, 08/15/2019

Three more humanitarian workers killed in Syria, with civilian death toll ‘rising every day’ An attack in the south of Syria’s restive Idlib province that led to the deaths of a paramedic, an ambulance driver and a rescue worker, were added to the grim total on Thursday of more than 500 civilian fatalities documented in the country by the Un...
10:32, 08/15/2019

New 2019 Honda Jazz set to target supermini SUV rivals News 15 Aug, 2019 The new Honda Jazz gets hybrid drive and a rugged look to boost its appeal – our exclusive images preview how it could look...
11:00, 08/15/2019

Trump rule targeting poor immigrants could harm children, health: advocates A Trump administration plan to cut legal immigration by poor people will likely result in sicker children, more communicable diseases and greater homelessness in the United States, according to immigrant advocates and the federal government's own ana...
11:00, 08/15/2019

Lawyer Avenatti seeks to end 'vindictive' Nike prosecution he blames on Trump feud Lawyer Michael Avenatti asked a federal judge to dismiss an indictment accusing him of trying to extort Nike Inc , saying he was targeted in a "vindictive and selective prosecution" because of his feud with U.S. President Donald Trump....
11:00, 08/15/2019

UFC fighter Francis Ngannou to get beaten up by actor Vin Diesel in Fast And Furious 9 Even before we knew that the male stars of the Fast And Furious movies had very specific limitations in their contracts about how many punches they’re allowed to take before throwing back the exact same number, the series had a suspicious streak of s...
11:00, 08/15/2019

The Hold Steady makes a loose, welcome return to Thrashing Thru The Passion At some point in the past 15 years, The Hold Steady was the best rock band in America. It won the title by synthesizing the rawness and subject matter of punk rock with the shamelessly pleasurable riffing of classic rock, taken high as hell by the li...
11:00, 08/15/2019

Israel will not let U.S. Congresswomen visit: deputy foreign minister Israel has decided to block a visit by U.S. Democratic members of Congress Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely said on Thursday....
11:00, 08/15/2019

Opinion: India's forced unity will not bring peace India is to be a unified nation, says Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. People in Kashmir are experiencing what that entails. The region is a tinderbox, also because of Modi's politics, writes journalist Peter Sturm....
11:32, 08/15/2019

EU states including Germany offer to take stranded migrants from Italy Germany and five other countries agreed to take in some 150 migrants stranded on a rescue ship off Italy. The country's far-right interior minister refused to allow them to disembark for two weeks....
11:32, 08/15/2019

Brexit: Cometh the hour, cometh Jeremy Corbyn? For the longest time, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been accused of sitting on the fence on Brexit. Now, he says he has a plan. But can he lead the UK out of its crisis? Rob Mudge looks at his credentials....
11:32, 08/15/2019

DFB nominates Fritz Keller to become new head of German football The German FA (DFB) has nominated the president of Bundesliga club Freiburg to become its next president. Fritz Keller is expected to be elected at a general meeting next month....
11:32, 08/15/2019

Trump lays the groundwork to avoid voters’ recession blame Between poor economic news coming out of China and Germany, the inversion of the yield curve, and trade negotiations with friend and foe alike that have no guarantee of ending positively, signs are mounting that next year’s economy might not be as up...
11:32, 08/15/2019

What Is The Best Swimming Stroke? If you can get away with it, you should bail on work right now and head to your local beach, blasting this beach-forward Deadcast on your stereo or in your headphones as you do so. What’s your boss going to do about it? Fire you? Quite possibly, but ...
11:32, 08/15/2019

Commissioner For A Day: Let’s Make NASCAR’s Championship Race Less Random NASCAR currently decides on a champion at its top level through a process that’s somehow both complicated and arbitrary. The result is more about entertainment than staying true to what motorsports is, which is why, as “commissioner” of NASCAR for a ...
11:32, 08/15/2019

Danny Masterson, Church of Scientology sued for conspiracy to cover up sexual assaults "Once her lawsuit is thrown out, I intend to sue her and the others who jumped on the bandwagon for the damage they caused me and my family," Masterson said....
12:00, 08/15/2019

Bosses force female workers making jeans for Levis and Wrangler into sex Women at factories in Lesotho owned by Taiwanese firm say jobs and promotions in jeopardy if they refuse advances, claims reportWomen producing jeans for American brands including Levi Strauss, Wrangler and Lee have been forced to sleep with their ma...
12:32, 08/15/2019

PS4’s new Dualshock colors include a ‘Rose Gold’ that’s totally just pink Sony today revealed it was adding new Dualshock 4 colors to an already-long list, including a color I’m pretty sure they’re trying to pass off as Rose Gold. Sony revealed the new batch of colors in the PlayStation blog today. For the most part, the c...
12:32, 08/15/2019

Amazon Uses a Twitter Army of Employees to Fight Criticism of Warehouses They love working there. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it....
13:00, 08/15/2019

IBM-Unilever blockchain pilot cuts wasteful ad spend A pilot that uses blockchain to reduce online advertising waste reclaimed 2-3 percentage points of spend, according IBM CMO Michelle Peluso.Read More...
13:00, 08/15/2019

Woke capitalism cowers to China Over at National Review, David French asks a question to which every humanist and freedom fighter in the western world wishes a resounding affirmative answer: If China cracks down on Hong Kong, will corporate America remember its morals?...
13:00, 08/15/2019

Honda: Kvyat Germany podium was reward for Toro Rosso's '18 efforts Honda thinks Daniil Kvyat's shock German Grand Prix podium rewarded the Toro Rosso Formula 1 team's willingness last year to help the engine manufacturer prepare for its Red Bull switch...
13:00, 08/15/2019

Video: How do Bottas and Ocon compare for Mercedes F1 seat in 2020? Mercedes faces a titanic decision ahead of 2020, with Toto Wolff and his squad needing to decide between Valtteri Bottas and Esteban Ocon to pair with Lewis Hamilton next season...
13:00, 08/15/2019

Warning Signs Point to a Global Slowdown Signs pointing to a deepening global economic slowdown—and the risk of recession—are flashing more brightly as China and Germany, the world’s second- and fourth-largest economies, posted dismal figures....
13:32, 08/15/2019

China Renews Vow to Retaliate Against Planned U.S. Tariffs China renewed its vow to retaliate against planned U.S. tariffs slated to take effect in the coming weeks, though it didn’t specify how it would hit back....
13:32, 08/15/2019

Generation Depop: Entrepreneurs Tap Gen Z's Penchant for Vintage Gear With vintage apparel en vogue, a new ecosystem of young entrepreneurs are using online marketplaces like Depop to buy and sell clothes for profit. Meet some of the budding industry’s biggest stars....
13:32, 08/15/2019

Be wary of scammers, some tips There's nothing you can do about credit card applications gone sour. But you can sure extra alert to e-mail scams and protecting your information.       ...
13:32, 08/15/2019

Hahahaha, Suck It Andrew Carnegie Yesterday, hundreds of employees of the Carnegie Library system in Pittsburgh voted to unionize with the United Steelworkers. HOW YOU LIKE THAT, ANDREW CARNEGIE, YOU OLD DEAD GHOST?...
13:32, 08/15/2019

Trump Can't Help but Try to Reignite an Ancient Feud With the Mayor of El Paso When president Donald Trump visited El Paso last week, he did more than simply force himself into ghoulish photo ops with a community still reeling from the August 3 mass shooting that left 22 people dead, he also made time to be an asshole to the ci...
14:00, 08/15/2019

PACC will waive adoption fees Saturday for ‘Clear The Shelter’ campaign TUCSON – Looking to add a four-legged baby to your family? You may want to mark Saturday on your calendar. With the summer months typically the busiest time for shelters across the United States, Pima Animal Care Center hopes to “Clear Th...
14:00, 08/15/2019

Amid Festering Dispute, South Korean Leader Appeals to Japan In a major speech, President Moon Jae-in urged Japan to stop using trade to address historical disputes and expressed hope that the two economies could cooperate....
14:00, 08/15/2019

Chick-fil-A ranks first in new 'brand intimacy' study, knocks Starbucks from top spot The brands were rated by several different criteria, including indulgence ("moments of pampering and gratification") and nostalgia ("warm, poignant feelings"), among others....
14:32, 08/15/2019

Why Parents Are Turning to a Controversial Treatment for Food Allergies For families with food allergies, micro-managing daily life to avoid accidentally consuming the wrong food can be a huge burden. They scour labels. They avoid restaurants. They ban their kids from birthday parties, or refuse to enter sports stadiums,...
14:32, 08/15/2019

| Israel to bar visit by two US congresswomen: ministry Israel said Thursday it will bar a planned visit by two US congresswomen who have supported a boycott of the country over its treatment of Palestinians, a decision in line with President Donald Trump's urgings....
15:00, 08/15/2019

Democrat wants FCC to open T-Mobile, Sprint settlement for comment U.S. Representative David Cicilline urged Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday to give the public the chance to comment on a draft order that would grant agency approval to the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Spr...
15:00, 08/15/2019

There’s something fishy about Amazon’s FC Ambassadors Amazon's really been on a roll lately. Well, in terms of becoming an actual supervillain organization. They've already got multiple HQs, can bully (most) local governments into acquiescing to their various whims, are making deals with law e...
15:32, 08/15/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $50 on a Schlage Connect smart lock This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals h...
15:32, 08/15/2019

Logitech's new mechanical keyboards are 'more comfortable' to type on Logitech has revealed a pair of new mechanical gaming keyboards that use its low-profile GL Switches, which are half the height of typical mechanical key switches. Since you won't need to push down as much before the keyboard recognizes a keystr...
15:32, 08/15/2019

Philadelphia police pelted with objects, taunted during harrowing shootout, standoff: reports A crowd of onlookers at the active shooter scene in Philadelphia Wednesday where six cops were wounded reportedly taunted and threw objects at police officers amid the gunfir...
16:00, 08/15/2019

Argentina Peso Strengthens for First Time Since Primary Election Argentina’s peso strengthened against the dollar Thursday, the first improvement for the currency since a left-wing presidential candidate performed better than expected in a primary election last Sunday....
16:00, 08/15/2019

Mick McGuire's Marcato Capital Loses 90% of Assets Assets of Marcato Capital Management, a well-known activist hedge fund that had the backing of billionaire William Ackman, fell to around $250 million at midyear from $3.2 billion in 2015....
16:00, 08/15/2019

Dayton gunman had drugs in his system during mass shooting, coroner says The gunman in Dayton who killed nine people had cocaine, an antidepressant and alcohol in his system during the mass shooting, a coroner said Thursday....
16:32, 08/15/2019

Tamil Nadu Honours ISRO Chief K Sivan With APJ Abdul Kalam Award In recognition of his stellar work in promotion of science and technology, Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman K Sivan was on Thursday awarded the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Award by the Tamil Nadu......
16:32, 08/15/2019

Tony Romo reveals top fantasy football running backs Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo told UPI which running back he would pick first in a fantasy football draft. He also said he thinks Ezekiel Elliott is a 'coin flip' when it comes to missing games in 2019....
16:32, 08/15/2019

Hackers Subvert Security Checks Like the Browser Padlock Recent attacks have shown that cybercriminals have co-opted techniques and tools that people commonly use to distinguish real communications and websites from fake ones, such as the padlock in a browser window....
17:00, 08/15/2019

Maguire rejected colossal City contract to join United - Paper Round "Harry Maguire turned down £278,000 a week at Manchester City to join their rivals, Alexis Sanchez\u0027s massive contract is revealed, Adrian turned down an improved deal at West Ham and Jack Butland wants a European move. It\u0027s Friday\u0027s Pa...
17:00, 08/15/2019

Hilda, A 2000-Year-Old Scottish Female Druid, Rises From The Grave A Scottish student using a rare Celtic female druid’s skull has recreated her head and face in a 3D wax model.  ...
17:32, 08/15/2019

Want to travel to space? Virgin Galactic unveils ‘Spaceport America’ mission control Billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is unveiling its mission control for space tourism: Spaceport America.       ...
17:32, 08/15/2019

Dozens of Midwest teens who reported vaping hospitalized with 'severe lung injury,' breathing problems More than a dozen teens in the Midwest who reported vaping have been hospitalized with lung issues, stumping doctors who are searching for what exactly is sickening them....
17:32, 08/15/2019

Huawei employees reportedly helped African governments spy Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Stree...
18:00, 08/15/2019

US House Panel Subpoenas Ex-Donald Trump Campaign Chief Corey Lewandowski The Democratic-led US House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said on Thursday it has subpoenaed President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, to testify in public as part......
18:00, 08/15/2019

Here’s what might have happened if the X-Men were in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Now that Disney owns Fox, and thus has control of the X-Men and Fantastic Four characters once again, it’s only a matter of time before we see those characters join the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Sadly, all those legendary comic book creations ...
18:32, 08/15/2019

Kevin Hart to star in a Meet The Parents-esque superhero movie According to Deadline, Kevin Hart is going to star in and produce a superhero comedy movie from Detective Pikachu writers Dan Hernandez and Benji Samit called Night Wolf. Deadline says it’s a “high concept” pitch, though, and that high concept is tha...
18:32, 08/15/2019

Amazon puts together elaborate "Maisel Day" Emmys campaign in Los Angeles The Emmys are coming up, and that means it’s time for the all-important practice of Emmy voting. Granted, a very small percentage of people in the world actually get to vote on the Emmys, but that’s not stopping Amazon from going off the rails with a...
18:32, 08/15/2019

Lil Nas X was worried coming out as gay would alienate 'Old Town Road' fans "Old Town Road" rapper Lil Nas X made waves when he announced he was gay. But first he worried about how coming out might affect his country fan base.        ...
19:00, 08/15/2019

A Skeptic's Guide to Wine in Cans Canned wine is trending, touted as the perfect pairing for beach, ballpark and beyond. But can a can really rival the pleasure of uncorking? To find out, our wine expert committed to a week of pop-top pours....
19:00, 08/15/2019

Man dies from ‘Taco Tuesday’ eating competition at Minor League Baseball game A California man died from a taco eating competition during a Fresno Grizzlies baseball game. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
19:32, 08/15/2019

'90210' star Shannen Doherty gets candid on breast cancer battle: 'I’m lucky to be alive' "Beverly Hills, 90210" star Shannen Doherty opened up about how her breast cancer battle has forever changed her life and marriage.        ...
19:32, 08/15/2019

North Korea fires two projectiles into sea off eastern coast: South Korean military North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast on Friday morning, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement....
20:00, 08/15/2019

India's Modi trumpets Kashmir move, but local support is scarce Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi trumpeted his abolition of Kashmir's special status in an Independence Day speech on Thursday, but there was little sign that he had won over people in the region's biggest city - and a deadly border clash with Pak...
20:00, 08/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski seek the party's nomination for a U.S. Senate seat to chal...
20:32, 08/15/2019

Two teens water-skied 62 miles across Lake Michigan from Wisconsin to Michigan Most teens dream of doing something absolutely epic before going off to college. Madelyn Hendrikse and Braden Dirkse made that dream a reality by water-skiing across Lake Michigan....
21:00, 08/15/2019

South Korea Leader Appeals to Japan as Dispute Festers In a major speech, President Moon Jae-in urged Japan to stop using trade to address historical disputes and expressed hope that the two economies could cooperate....
21:32, 08/15/2019

Man Caught Playing Pokemon Go On Eight Phones In His Car You know how there’s a warning on Pokemon Go not to play the game while driving? This guy never got the memo, and when he is eventually sent it, needs it sent another seven times, just to be sure....
21:32, 08/15/2019

Epic Says The Mech Was Added So More Players Can Win A Fortnite Match Fortnite’s giant mechanical Brutes have been contentious among players since they arrived at the start of Season 10. Players have been calling for them to be removed from the game, or at least from competitive play. Today, developer Epic responded to...
21:32, 08/15/2019

Google employees refuse to work on border agency cloud contract Protests within the tech industry are gaining momentum and now Google employees are petitioning the search giant not to bid on a cloud contract with US Customs and Border Protection (CBP).A new petition, which began circulating inside the company and...
21:32, 08/15/2019

Super-fan sought to make $1,000 watching 25 hours of 'Friends' A provider of Internet, phone and TV services posted a "dream job" opening for a "Friends" fan willing to binge 25 straight hours of the classic NBC sitcom and get paid $1,000....
22:00, 08/15/2019

Britain’s ‘Knifefree’ Fried Chicken Leaves a Bad Taste for Some Some British fried chicken outlets will offer boxes with warnings about knife crime, a hot-button political issue. Critics called the campaign wasteful and offensive....
22:32, 08/15/2019

Alla Verber, Who Gave Russia a Taste for Luxury, Dies at 61 In the wake of the dowdy Soviet era, she was called the most powerful woman in Russian fashion, ushering in Western brands and modernizing top department stores....
22:32, 08/15/2019

Samsung Display considers suspending output at South Korean LCD plant South Korean panel maker Samsung Display said on Friday it is considering suspending one of its liquid crystal display (LCD) production lines at home due to a supply glut....
22:32, 08/15/2019

Ronald Acuña Jr. Gives Gravity The Middle Finger, Robs Home Run Ronald Acuña Jr. has been an absolute stud for the Braves as of late, and even when his team hasn’t been performing to the best of their abilities, he still finds a way to remind the folks at home just how much better he is compared to the bums aroun...
22:32, 08/15/2019

Revealed: 'fierce' Pacific forum meeting almost collapsed over climate crisis Australia’s prime minister Scott Morrison came under fire from Tuvalu’s leader Enele SopoagaCritical talks at the Pacific Islands Forum almost collapsed twice amid “fierce” clashes between the Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, and Tuvalu’s p...
23:00, 08/15/2019