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The transaction would create a chemicals company with a combined market value...
U.K. blue-chip shares gained Monday, with energy shares advancing on the back...
LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has tried to reach a...






DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co Chief Executive Mark Fields is set to leave the carmaker as part of a shake-up that includes other top executive changes as the company's shares hover near a 52-week low, several media...
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PARIS (Reuters) - Europe's Airbus said on Monday it had appointed an independent review panel including a former German finance minister to monitor its compliance practices amid several ongoing corruption probes....
Investors also largely shrugged off further missile tests by North Korea over the weekend....
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Boerse Chief Executive Carsten Kengeter's defense team is negotiating with prosecutors to drop an insider trading investigation against him, German daily Handelsblatt reported on Monday....
LONDON (Reuters) - Barclays will hire 100 new staff in its private bank as it launches its second attempt in the last seven years to win more business from wealthy clients, a source with direct knowledge of the plans...
A dry expanse straddling the Texas-New Mexico border has become such a bounty of energy that it's now a threat to OPEC. Surging output from the Permian Basin, which has been described as a layer cake of oil and...
Bull markets remain in charge for oil as the week starts, and investors get ready for an OPEC meeting later this week....
The White House on Tuesday will roll out a budget proposal crystallizing the president’s priorities in a blueprint that calls for large cuts to social safety-net programs....

Business

Facebook is taking a lot of heat over the way it handles violent and disturbing content....
FILE PHOTO: OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo listens during a news conference after a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in Vienna, Austria, November 30, 2016....
The change comes as Ford faces weak sales, declining profits and major cuts to its global workforce....
Ford CEO Mark Fields is on his way out, according to published reports....

Advertizing/Marketing

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” came in second, while the teenage drama “Everything, Everything” was a respectable third....
Facebook is one of the world's most desirable places to work thanks to incredible perks , impressive salaries , and great corporate culture. The Menlo Park, California-based tech giant, which has a current market cap of...
Fatana Hassanzada wants Gellara, which she edits, to start conversations among women about their “shared pain.”...
American consumers' stress levels are at an all-time high, according to surveys by GE Appliances. "The average consumer is more stressed out than ever," Rick Hasselbeck, the CEO of GE Appliances, told Business Insider....

Companies/Leaders

Second, although Ctrip wants synergies with its existing businesses the acquired company needs “to be able to operate on their own.” Finally, Ctrip doesn't like to overpay with Zhou claiming it is...
Pittsburgh has everything needed to become a thriving center for life sciences startup companies , despite challenges, a new University of Pittsburgh study concluded. But realizing the vision will be a steep climb:...
But smaller companies —not just mom-and-pop operations, but multibillion-dollar brands as well—are finding it isn't so easy to tap into solar or wind power. It can require armies of lawyers, accountants and...
The Mountain Lake company is owned by Caleb Krienke, who bought the business four years ago from a Mountain Lake farm family who had been making the popped corn product since 1992. They now operate in a building in the...

Earnings

CM Finance logo CM Finance Inc (NASDAQ:CMFN) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday. The investment management company reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.24...
More than 100 students and their family members have walked out of Vice President Mike Pence’s commencement speech at Notre Dame University in protest over his stance on LGBTQ issues and refugees. Mr Pence, who was...
South Africa risks becoming a "mafia state", Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa warned Sunday, calling for a corruption probe at the top as he stepped up criticism of President Jacob Zuma. Ramaphosa is one of the main...
ISTANBUL (AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan returned as leader of Turkey's ruling party Sunday, pushing back criticism that his tenure has curtailed freedoms and polarized the country as he vowed to serve the...

Economy

“Japan is growing more than it has grown in 15 years, Europe is doing well all things considered, America is chugging along,” Dimon said in an exclusive interview with Bloomberg TV on Saturday in Riyadh, where he...
It is safe to say the great reflation trade is fast running out of rope. The market rally fuelled by hopes that US President Donald Trump would inject a new lease of life into the global economic recovery has suffered a...
After eight years of steady growth, the main economic concern in Utah and a growing number of other states is no longer a lack of jobs, but a lack of workers. The unemployment rate here fell to 3.1 percent in March,...
Huntsman and Switzerland’s Clariant are near an agreement to merge, an all-stock deal that would create a chemicals giant with a combined market value of about $14 billion....

Finance

  Tell us a little bit about yourself, and how you got into the banking industry. During my school days, I was a student of commerce & finance stream, while studying for ICWAI course. I heard about computers in...
Financial technology, or “fintech” for short, is threating to turn traditional financial fields like banking, lending, asset management, and insurance upside down. Fintech firms use various digital channels to...
Make way for the And-I’s. And-I’s are my name for a new phenomenon I’ve noticed in financial services job titles. “And-I” stands for the words “and innovation” tacked on to the end of existing job...
As a few fintech companies like  Lending Club ,  Betterment , and others have run into some rough patches lately, it has been interesting to note some of the reactions, especially amongst bankers (that’s...

Legal/Law

Enlarge (credit: Ed Westcott / American Museum of Science and Energy ) New hope glimmered on Friday for people hit by last week's virulent ransomware worm after researchers showed that a broader range of PCs infected by...
(credit: Aurich / Thinkstock) When Donald Trump won the presidency, his early decisions made it clear that the Federal Communications Commission would become much less strict in regulating Internet service providers....
Enlarge / FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg ) Federal Communications Commission officials said they apologized to a journalist today after the reporter accused FCC guards of...
Enlarge / President Trump’s executive order on cybersecurity is built on the orders and policies of his predecessor, and is almost entirely apolitical. (credit: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images )...

Marketplace

You can live with scratches on your car — but you shouldn't. Scratches are like the old torture of death by a thousand cuts. Eventually, they'll destroy your car's finish by allowing rust to develop on metal...
It's midnight in Tokyo and Takehiro Onuki has just left the office, 16 hours after his shift began. Onuki, a 31-year-old salesman, is headed to the train station to catch the 12:24 a.m. train, the last one of the night,...
•  Millions of Americans with subprime credit scores don't have access to credit cards or any other reasonably priced way of borrowing money. • Income volatility has doubled in...
If you've been in the market for your dream home, you may have found that it's particularly difficult to find one right now.  Housing inventory has rached historic lows across the country, and competition...

Media

Alex Jones is maybe the nation's most well-known conspiracy theorist thanks to his controversial Infowars program. But the radio host is now locked in a custody dispute forcing his lawyers into an argument that surely...
A staff memo by State Government Editor Tom Verdin describes how, in the chaotic days that followed President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, a data journalist helped AP member news organizations and...
The next time you need to brush up on a big celebrity scandal, you won't be perusing a Wikipedia article stuffed with links to the Daily Mail . The online encyclopedia's volunteer editors have ruled that the widely read...
A staff memo by Vice President for U.S. News Brian Carovillano describes how AP’s presence across the country allowed staffers in all formats to provide a “unique window” into the U.S. political climate ahead of...

Personal Finance

Swiss specialty chemicals maker Clariant and The Woodlands, Texas-based Huntsman Corp. say they are merging to create a company worth some $20 billion...
Ford replaces CEO, shakes up executives in new push to transform business...
Japan reports its exports rose a solid 7.5 percent in April though its trade surplus fell sharply as higher oil prices pushed the value of imports higher...
A look at online retailer Boxed by the numbers: customers, sales, services...

Real-estate

Robert and Nena Thurman, a prominent Buddhist couple, celebrate an important anniversary in the idiosyncratic house where they raised four children....
For some New Yorkers with the wherewithal, renting is preferable to buying — even when their monthly payments are in the mid-five figures....
It’s the return of the S.R.O., with a twist, as markets create new ways to counter rental prices that for many are out of reach....
The boom and bust cycle in the housing market had terrible consequences. Yet unless we fully understand its causes we may end up repeating it....

Small Business

Jamie Wolfond was dismayed by the opulent New York design scene. So he started Good Thing to make affordable objects....
Owners, often former smokers who see e-cigarettes as a godsend, say new testing rules scheduled for 2018 could put them out of business....
“If you build it, they will come.” It's a line from an old movie "Field of Dreams" which is still leading to the demise of too many startups, led by entrepreneurs who really started their business to build...
Don’t charge the hill until you are “ready.” This probably seems obvious to military types, but I see entrepreneurs violating this rule all the time. They approach key potential investors way too early, trying to...

Start-ups

 Startups in Latin America are using creative solutions to address not just local but also global problems. For investors outside the region, the prospect of working with these startups can appear attractive, yet...
 Most of you have probably been to concerts where the sound sucked, where all of the music was blown out and you couldn’t make out a single word of the lyrics. Now, you might have had a great time...
 Let’s say you randomly selected 1,000 seed-stage startups based in the United States. How many of those would go on to raise a Series A? Of companies that go on to raise a Series A, how many would go on to...
 Angelica Nwandu, creator of The Shade Room, joined our own Anthony Ha on the stage of TechCrunch Disrupt to discuss the growth of her Instagram-first gossip blog. Despite growing The Shade Room to 9.3 million...

Stock Markets

"At current market valuations, we advise investors to adopt an active approach by stock -picking across sectors and rotating to quality laggards," Carl Berrisford, an analyst at UBS Wealth Management wrote in...
Ford CEO Mark Fields is set to be replaced by Jim Hackett, who runs the Ford unit that develops autonomous vehicles, according to multiple published reports....
Global financial markets endured a patch of turbulence in the middle of last week as political turmoil in Washington cast doubt over the prospects for Mr Trump's pro-growth policies, such as tax cuts and...
Low-carb diets have been popular ever since the Atkins diet became the go-to for weight loss in the early 2000s....

Taxes

DENVER (AP) — A mother of two children who sought sanctuary at a Quaker meeting house in Denver to avoid U.S. immigration authorities has been granted a temporary stay from deportation....
More than 100 students and their family members have walked out of Vice President Mike Pence’s commencement speech at Notre Dame University in protest over his stance on LGBTQ issues and refugees. Mr Pence, who was...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump railed against President Barack Obama for failing to utter the words "radical Islamic terrorism." He accused the foundation run by Bill and Hillary...