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HSBC Annual Profit Increases, Growth in Asia Drives Earnings

HSBC Annual Profit Increases, Growth in Asia Drives Earnings

On Tuesday, HSBC said that profits rose thanks to strong earnings in Asia, the most recent sign that the global bank, based in London... 
China Warns Of Retaliation if Metal Tariffs Are Imposed by U.S.

China Warns Of Retaliation if Metal Tariffs Are Imposed by U.S.

China has warned that proposed tariffs by the U.S. on imported aluminum and steel are groundless and it reserves its right to retaliate... 
McDonald’s Planning to Make Healthier Happy Meals by 2022

McDonald’s Planning to Make Healthier Happy Meals by 2022

The Golden Arches will make Happy Meals more nutritious. McDonald’s announced early Thursday that before the end of 2022, a minimum... 
Walgreens Discussing Acquisition of AmerisourceBergen

Walgreens Discussing Acquisition of AmerisourceBergen

The largest drugstore operator in the U.S. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. has approached AmerisourceBergen Corp, the drug distributor,... 
Oxfam: Staff Engaged in Sexual Misconduct Following Haiti Earthquake

Oxfam: Staff Engaged in Sexual Misconduct Following Haiti Earthquake

The charitable organization Oxfam admitted on Friday that some employees had committed sexual misconduct while working in disaster... 
Walmart Pushing $10 and Higher Online Goods to Capture Profit

Walmart Pushing $10 and Higher Online Goods to Capture Profit

Walmart Inc. has asked vendors to supply them with more merchandise that has prices of $10 and higher, as part of its big push to finally... 
All-Electric Leaf to be Offered by Nissan in Asia-Pacific Region

All-Electric Leaf to be Offered by Nissan in Asia-Pacific Region

Nissan Motor Co. announced Tuesday that it would be launching its new all-electric version of its popular vehicle Leaf across seven... 
Lasers Unearth Maya Cities in Guatemala Forest

Lasers Unearth Maya Cities in Guatemala Forest

By raining laser pulses on over 770 sq. miles of forest in the northern most area of Guatemala, archaeologists discovered approximately... 
Microsoft Hit with Tax Charge of $13.8 Billion But Beats Expectations

Microsoft Hit with Tax Charge of $13.8 Billion But Beats Expectations

Microsoft posted a loss of $6.3 billion for its fiscal second quarter, but without a $13.8 billion charge reflecting a tax payment... 
Renault-Nissan Surpasses VW as Top-Selling Carmaker for 2017

Renault-Nissan Surpasses VW as Top-Selling Carmaker for 2017

The automaker alliance of Renault-Nissan emerged as the biggest seller in the world of light vehicles for 2017, knocking Volkswagen... 
Anheuser-Busch Advertising Water During Super Bowl LII

Anheuser-Busch Advertising Water During Super Bowl LII

The largest brewer in the world will promote a liquid other that beer on the biggest stage in the country. Anheuser-Busch will have... 
President Trump Could Push DACA Deadline Back, Wants Money for Wall

President Trump Could Push DACA Deadline Back, Wants Money for Wall

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump expressed optimism over reaching an immigration bipartisan deal, suggesting he would be open to... 
Hulu and YouTube TV Off to Strong Starts

Hulu and YouTube TV Off to Strong Starts

YouTube and Hulu have both launched their own livestreaming services during the last year as they attempt to challenge big cable with... 
Problems in Venezuela Will Hurt Earnings of Oilfield Service Companies

Problems in Venezuela Will Hurt Earnings of Oilfield Service Companies

United States based oilfield services’ companies that are exposed to the problems in Venezuela face earnings hits from the South... 
Ruby KitKat Launched by Nestle Japan

Ruby KitKat Launched by Nestle Japan

Nestle Japan Ltd. became the first business worldwide to commercialize naturally pink chocolate when it launched its new ruby KitKat. Last... 
Bitcoin Sheds 10% in One Hour Tuesday

Bitcoin Sheds 10% in One Hour Tuesday

Bitcoin dropped to a low of six weeks on Tuesday, as investors considered warnings made by regulators and reports of a big crackdown... 
FDA Gives Approval to First Drug for Treatment of Inherited Breast Cancer

FDA Gives Approval to First Drug for Treatment of Inherited Breast Cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug that is aimed at treating women who have advanced breast cancer that... 
Report: Xerox Negotiating Deal with Fujifilm

Report: Xerox Negotiating Deal with Fujifilm

Xerox Corp, under heavy pressure to find more revenue sources amidst the contracting demand for it copier and printer business, is... 
General Motors in Race to Build Profitable Formula for Electric Cars

General Motors in Race to Build Profitable Formula for Electric Cars

GM CEO Mary Barra promised investors that the automaker based in Detroit would be making money manufacturing and selling electric cars... 
Constellation Brands Sales Fall Short

Constellation Brands Sales Fall Short

Constellation Brands Inc. fell short of estimates on Wall Street for its revenue in the third quarter, the wine and spirits makers... 
Google Eyeing E-Sports Market in China with Chushou Investment

Google Eyeing E-Sports Market in China with Chushou Investment

Google joined an investment in the Chinese livestream mobile game Chushou that gives the total funding for the startup to more than... 
Customers Charged Twice Due to Technical Problems at Capital One

Customers Charged Twice Due to Technical Problems at Capital One

Capital One Financial Corp experienced technical problems on Wednesday at its banking division, which lead to duplicate posting on... 
Smartlock Maker Otto Stops Just Short of Launch Data

Smartlock Maker Otto Stops Just Short of Launch Data

A startup in Silicon Valley that was preparing to launch a smart lock that has been highly praised has suspended operations. Otto unveiled... 
Hospital Sued By Woman Who Says Nurse Took Photos of Her Naked

Hospital Sued By Woman Who Says Nurse Took Photos of Her Naked

A former employee of a hospital in Pennsylvania sued the hospital, claiming a nurse had taken nude photos of her while she was having... 
Airbus Trying to Take the Order Lead from Boeing

Airbus Trying to Take the Order Lead from Boeing

Airbus has pulled out all the stops in its attempt to overtake Boeing for first place in their annual order contest, lining up several... 
Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements Might Not Reduce Risk of Fractures

Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements Might Not Reduce Risk of Fractures

Older adults taking calcium and vitamin D are no less apt to break their bones than are their peers who do not take the supplement,... 
Fake News Is Dangerous as Asia Events Proved

Fake News Is Dangerous as Asia Events Proved

Fake news has influenced three political events that turned violent in 2017 across Asia, emerging as a weapon of strategy for state... 
Republican Tax Plan Will Hit Home Sales in U.S. in 2018

Republican Tax Plan Will Hit Home Sales in U.S. in 2018

Home sales across the United States are likely to be hit in 2018 as Americans in the middle class receive less perks under the overhaul... 
Researchers: Daily Consumption of Green Veggies Makes Brain Younger

Researchers: Daily Consumption of Green Veggies Makes Brain Younger

Eating one serving per day of green leafy vegetables might lower the brain’s ageing to an equivalent of 11 years younger, a recent... 
Apple Slowing Down Old iPhones

Apple Slowing Down Old iPhones

Apple acknowledged what many owners of iPhones have long suspected: It is slowing the older phones. The Cupertino, California based... 
Facebook and Microsoft Going After WannaCry

Facebook and Microsoft Going After WannaCry

Facebook and Microsoft are teaming up to crack down on WannaCry, the hacking group that is believed behind a worldwide ransomware attack... 
Speed Involved in Train Derailment That Killed At Least Three

Speed Involved in Train Derailment That Killed At Least Three

A train derailment in Washington State killed at least three people while injuring dozens more on its inaugural run of a new route... 
Hershey Acquiring Amplify For $1.6 Billion

Hershey Acquiring Amplify For $1.6 Billion

The Hershey Co., which makes Kisses, announced on Monday its plans to buy Amplify Snack Brands, the maker of SkinnyPop for the price... 
Despite Problems at ESPN, Disney Doubling Down on Sports

Despite Problems at ESPN, Disney Doubling Down on Sports

ESPN is going through hard times, as it is losing subscribers, viewers and has cut hundreds of its staff. However, Disney, the owner... 
Lawmaker in Kentucky Found Dead Following Allegations of Sexual Assault

Lawmaker in Kentucky Found Dead Following Allegations of Sexual Assault

Authorities found a Kentucky lawmaker dead of probable suicide Wednesday. The lawmaker had been accused of sexually assaulting a girl... 
PepsiCo Places Biggest Pre-Order Made Public for Tesla Trucks

PepsiCo Places Biggest Pre-Order Made Public for Tesla Trucks

PepsiCo has ordered 100 of the new Tesla electric semi-trucks, which is the largest order known of the electric rig, as the maker of... 
Saudi Arabia Ends Movie Theater Ban of 35 Years

Saudi Arabia Ends Movie Theater Ban of 35 Years

Saudis will be able to go see movies soon, after the government ended its ban of 35 years against movie theaters. From early in 2017,... 
Clashes Between Israeli Forces and Palestinian Protesters Erupt

Clashes Between Israeli Forces and Palestinian Protesters Erupt

On Friday, over two dozen Palestinians had been wounded by early afternoon in skirmishes with Israeli defense forces in Jerusalem’s... 
YouTube Pulled from Amazon Devices by Google

YouTube Pulled from Amazon Devices by Google

In what is considered a rare public dispute in the tech industry escalated this week when Google announced that it would block YouTube... 
Ford Ramping Up Push for Electric Vehicles in China

Ford Ramping Up Push for Electric Vehicles in China

Ford Motor Co. will launch by 2025, 50 new vehicles in the world’s largest car market China, including 15 that are electric powered,... 
Fox and Walt Disney Start Sale Talks Again

Fox and Walt Disney Start Sale Talks Again

It has been reported by sources that 21st Century Fox, part of the media empire of Rupert Murdoch has resumed talks over a sale with... 
Startup’s Pills Turn Out Less Effective than a Cup of Joe

Startup’s Pills Turn Out Less Effective than a Cup of Joe

Cognitive enhancement supplements made by HVMN a startup based in San Francisco formerly known as Nootropics, might not be as effective... 
Daimler Turns Down Offer by Geely to Acquire Stake

Daimler Turns Down Offer by Geely to Acquire Stake

Daimler AG turned an offer down from Geely, based in China, to acquire a stake of as much as 5% through discounted share placement,... 
Roark Capital Will Acquire Buffalo Wild Wings

Roark Capital Will Acquire Buffalo Wild Wings

Roark Capital Group, the private equity company that owns Cinnabon and Arby’s, has apparently agreed to acquire Buffalo Wild Wings... 
Shares of Samsung Fall as Morgan Stanley Sees Peak in Chip Boom

Shares of Samsung Fall as Morgan Stanley Sees Peak in Chip Boom

Samsung Electronics Co shares were down over 4% to a low of one month Monday following Morgan Stanley cutting its recommendation on... 
British Airways Will Board the Least Expensive Seats Last

British Airways Will Board the Least Expensive Seats Last

Many passengers are not pleased with a new boarding policy being introduced by British Airways that will mean those purchasing the... 
Thanksgiving Travelers Will Have Plenty of Company

Thanksgiving Travelers Will Have Plenty of Company

Whether by car, train, bus or plane more people in the U.S. are expected to travel during the Thanksgiving holiday than in several... 
Moody’s Raises Sovereign Bond Rating for India

Moody’s Raises Sovereign Bond Rating for India

Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded its sovereign bond rating for India for just the first time in close to 14 years, saying that... 
Holiday Forecast by Target Disappoints, Shares Fall

Holiday Forecast by Target Disappoints, Shares Fall

On Wednesday, Target posted a bigger than had been expected increase in its same-store sales for the quarter, which was a positive... 
Walmart and Lord & Taylor Reach Deal in Battle Against Amazon

Walmart and Lord & Taylor Reach Deal in Battle Against Amazon

U.S. retailer Walmart is currently creating an online luxury fashion site. The big-box retailer on Monday announced it has tied up...