• The German auto industry started conspiring on diesel emissions in the 1990s
The German auto industry started conspiring on diesel emissions in the 1990s

Facing a wave of criticism over its alleged illicit collusion with leading German vehicle brands Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen , Audi , and Porsche , BMW denied any involvement in the most recent scandal and what has come be known as the global "Dieselgate" affair.

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  • Wildfires rage in south of France and Corsica
Wildfires rage in south of France and Corsica

Roughly 150 firefighters were on the scene with more than 12 fire engines being used as well as three firefighting planes. Up to 900 hectares of forest has been engulfed in flames, threatening homes on the island of Corsica, off the southern French coast.

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  • General Mtrs Co (GM) Shareholder Hamlin Capital Management LLC Lowered Its Position
General Mtrs Co (GM) Shareholder Hamlin Capital Management LLC Lowered Its Position

However, despite that cheering investors today was the fact that General Motors (GM) used the statement to repeat its earnings forecast for the year of between $6 to $6.50 per share. Thai-Tang Hau N also sold $293,133 worth of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) shares. The insider Hinrichs Joseph R sold 50,000 shares worth $555,475. Bath Savings Tru C...

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  • Lyft is partnering with Taco Bell for late night munchies pit stops
Lyft is partnering with Taco Bell for late night munchies pit stops

In news sure to delight late-night riders everywhere, Lyft has partnered with Taco Bell to test out a "Taco Mode" that will allow customers to immediately request a ride to the fast-food chain between 9 p.m. For now, it's available only in California's Orange County for a limited time: this Thursday through Saturday, and next Thursday through S...

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  • Domino's Pizza Inc (DPZ) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
Domino's Pizza Inc (DPZ) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

IHT Wealth Management LLC now owns 569 shares of the restaurant operator's stock worth $105,000 after buying an additional 93 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its position in Domino's Pizza by 32.1% in the first quarter. Analysts anticipate that Domino's Pizza will post $5.47 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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  • Sen. John McCain to return to 'continue working' on health care reform
Sen. John McCain to return to 'continue working' on health care reform

The decision by the 80-year-old senator to travel to Washington from his Arizona home was announced by his office in a brief press release late Monday night. Senators confirmed that out of respect for the Armed Services Committee chairman, the bill would likely be on hold until McCain returns to Washington.

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  • Electric MINI to be built in Britain
Electric MINI to be built in Britain

Additional electrified models will be launched in the coming years and beyond 2020. The BMW Group announced that the new battery-electric Mini will be a variant of the brand's core 3 door model and start production in 2019 at the Oxford plant.

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  • Activist investor pushing for another attempt at sale of Barnes & Noble
Activist investor pushing for another attempt at sale of Barnes & Noble

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 28th. Finally, Thrivent Financial For Lutherans raised its stake in Barnes & Noble Education by 3.6% in the first quarter. Next quarter's EPS is forecasted to be $-0.22 with next year's EPS anticipated to be $0.61. On average, equities research analysts for...

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  • Spending Money On Time-Saving Services May Increase Happiness, Study Says
Spending Money On Time-Saving Services May Increase Happiness, Study Says

A new study from a group of researchers out of the University of British Columbia, Harvard Business School, and other institutions found that using one's money to buy time , including paying someone to complete household tasks, could translate to higher life satisfaction.

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  • General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) Receives An Update From Brokers
General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) Receives An Update From Brokers

Clearbridge Investments Limited Company accumulated 14,997 shares or 0% of the stock. The firm has a market cap of $54.06 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.54 and a beta of 1.45. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $13.43. The institutional investor owned 22,006 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock...

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  • Acquires 1078617 Shares of AU Optronics Corp (AUO)
Acquires 1078617 Shares of AU Optronics Corp (AUO)

Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 63,658 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $244,000 after buying an additional 657 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 8.24% of the company's stock. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating , seven have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating ...

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  • Trump blasts 'fabricated' Syria story, appears to confirm covert Central Intelligence Agency program
Trump blasts 'fabricated' Syria story, appears to confirm covert Central Intelligence Agency program

US President Donald Trump took to Twitter to criticise The New York Times and the Washington Post for negative coverage of his administration. The Post reported that the Russian government had long opposed the program, seeing it as an assault on its interests .

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  • KKR makes bet on health with $2.8bn WebMD deal
KKR makes bet on health with $2.8bn WebMD deal

Italian beverage group Davide Campari has sold its Carolans and Irish Mist brands to USA based group Heaven Hill Brands for $165 million, the group said. Its down 0.03, from 1.06 in 2016Q3. Marshall Wace North America L.P. purchased a new position in shares of WebMD Health Corp during the first quarter worth about $34,201,000.

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  • Dollar stabilizes near its lowest in over a year as Fed meets
Dollar stabilizes near its lowest in over a year as Fed meets

Here are some key events coming up this week: The UK holds post-Brexit trade talks with the United States in Washington. The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of trade-weighted peers, extended its run of declines.

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  • 12 homes destroyed; Lodgepole Complex Fire still not contained
12 homes destroyed; Lodgepole Complex Fire still not contained

It covered an area stretching from north of Helena to Bozeman. In California, wildfires are spreading throughout more than 217,000 acres in total, an area about 10 per cent larger than NY city. There have been no casualties reported from the fire, however there has been structure loss. The destroyed homes were discovered within the area ravag...

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  • Greece seeks interest in bonds offering 4.75%
Greece seeks interest in bonds offering 4.75%

But even if Greece is successful this time, doubts remain. In an exclusive interview with the Greek Reporter, Papastergiadis noted that he was encouraged as the Greek government and political parties show a renewed interest in the problems facing the Greek Australian community.

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  • Legal Battle Could Kill Fact-Check Site Snopes.com
Legal Battle Could Kill Fact-Check Site Snopes.com

David Mikkelson said the dispute with Proper happened after he tried to terminate a contract with the company. In May, Proper Media filed a lawsuit with the California Superior Court in San Diego alleging that Bardav breached its contract.

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  • Michael Kors wins battle to acquire Jimmy Choo
Michael Kors wins battle to acquire Jimmy Choo

Michael Kors has announced it is to buy Jimmy Choo - the London-based maker of luxury footwear, handbags and perfume. "Our luxury heritage is the foundation of Jimmy Choo and we will continue to bring our brand vision to consumers globally".

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  • European Barrier: EU Could Respond to US Anti-Russian Sanctions Extension
European Barrier: EU Could Respond to US Anti-Russian Sanctions Extension

New sanctions against Iran's missile program and North Korean shipping are part of the bill, but the real impact will be on Russian Federation policy. For House members, this is the last week in Washington before a five-week summer recess, and they are struggling with two major items they hoped to complete this month - a broad government fundin...

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  • Here Are OPEC's Latest Attempts To Boost Oil Prices
Here Are OPEC's Latest Attempts To Boost Oil Prices

Petersburg, Russia, on Monday, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said his country would limit crude oil exports at 6.6 million barrels per day (bpd) in August, nearly 1 million bpd below levels a year ago. Furthermore, there was near unanimity at the WPC that US production would end up somewhere around 10.3 million barrels per day (bpd). ...

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