Tue, 14 Aug 2018

Amid Turkey crisis, U.S. stocks lower, Dow declines

NEW YORK, U.S. - The financial crisis in Turkey, which sent its currency lira plummeting last week, continued to rattle ...

Flipkart-owned eBay India shuts shop, what next?

BENGALURU, India - After entering a merger agreement with the Indian eCommerce giant Flipkart in August 2017, eBay announced the ...

Tel Aviv Facebook page hacked

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel's cultural and commercial center, Tel Aviv got a bit of a laugh on Monday after ...

First probe to the sun launched by NASA

FLORIDA, U.S. - In a daring move, the U.S. space agency, NASA launched humanity’s first-ever probe to the sun - ...

Microsoft CEO sells one-third of his common shares

SEATTLE, U.S. - With Microsoft shares soaring 53 percent in the past year and closing the week at $35 million, ...

Seven more Marks & Spencer stores close down

LONDON, U.K. - As part of its radical transformation plan announced in May this year, high street chain Marks & ...

Tesla boss faces lawsuit after bombshell announcement

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Claiming that the Tesla boss Elon Musk’s tweets this week were false and misleading, some investors have ...

Crocs decides to shut its last manufacturing plants

NEW YORK, U.S. - Earlier this week, the popular footwear company Crocs announced that it was closing the last of ...

Turkish Central Bank Takes Steps To Curb Currency Crisis

Turkey's central bank says it is ready to take 'all necessary measures' to ensure financial stability following a plunge in ...

Uflex Income for Q1 FY 2018-19 up by 17.5 pct

New Delhi [India], Aug 13 (NewsVoir): India's largest multinational flexible packaging materials and solution company Uflex Limited has announced their ...

Turkey contagion fears roil Italy's bond market

By Dhara Ranasinghe LONDON, Aug 13 (Reuters) - The yield premium investors demand for holding Italian bonds over top-rated Germany ...

Sappi third quarter earnings dip

JOHANNESBURG - Paper company Sappi said on Monday its operating performance in the third quarter ended June was in line ...

Sea Harvest expects lower earnings

DURBAN - JSE-listed and vertically integrated fishing company Sea Harvest expects its interim basic earnings a share to decline by ...

Climate One: Wall Street and Climate Change

How much influence do investors really have, and is there evidence of climate activism on Wall Street? Host Greg Dalton ...

Low MR Charter Rates Hurt Pyxis Tankers' Earnings

Voyage revenues stood at USD 7 million for the three months ended June 30, 2018, representing a decrease of USD ...

Everyone Loves Earnings Season ... Except Energy Stocks

is once again flirting with new all-time highs because, according to FactSet, 80% of the S&P 500 components that have ...

Bayer shares drop after Monsanto loses Roundup cancer trial

SAN FRANCISCO-Two months after clinching its $66 billion purchase of Monsanto Co., Bayer AG faces a protracted legal battle over ...

VF confirms it will spin off Wrangler, Lee Jeans to focus on activewear

VF Corp. plans to spin off its Lee and Wrangler jeans business to focus on faster-growing outdoor products and active ...

Ensign Energy Services makes takeover offer for Trinidad Drilling

CALGARY-Shares in Calgary-based Trinidad Drilling Ltd. leaped by almost 15 per cent Monday morning after cross-town rival Ensign Energy Services ...

Netflix's CFO to step down following cash-fueled expansion

Netflix Inc. chief financial officer David Wells will step down after eight years on the job, during which the streaming ...

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South Africa's Rand Falls to 2-Year Low As Turkey Rout Spreads

JPHANNESBURG - South Africa's rand plunged more than 10 percent to a 2-year low against the dollar early on Monday ...

Zimbabwe Waits as Presidential Poll Challenge Delays Inauguration

JOHANNESBURG - Zimbabwe is at a tense standstill as the presidential inauguration has been delayed due to the opposition's legal ...

India can still bounce back: Chahal

London [UK], August 13 (ANI): Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal opined that the Indian team still has an opportunity to make ...

Akila Dananjaya achieves career-best 21st ODI ranking

Dubai [United Arab Emirates], August 13 (ANI): Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya has jumped twenty places to reach the career-best ...

Smith's experience is useful for team: Jason holder

Barbados [West Indies], August 13 (ANI): West Indies bowler Jason Holder, who is leading Barbados Tridents in the ongoing Caribbean ...

Vijay Shankar ruled out of Quadrangular A series due to injury

New Delhi [India], August 12 (ANI): Indian cricketer Vijay Shankar, who plays for Tamil Nadu in domestic matches, has been ...

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Cult director John Waters's supreme achievement will always be Pink Flamingos (1972), his deranged home movie that took the midnight movie circuit by storm with its trashy excess, low-brow aesthetic, and raunchy delight in whatever perversions Waters could dream up. ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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