• Ali Zafar Tweets His Support to Mahira Khan
Ali Zafar Tweets His Support to Mahira Khan

While it indicated a typical misogynistic and conservative mindset against a woman exercising her choice, there were voices of support too with fans writing that her private life was no one's business to be judged. Must we gossip, intrigue and the self-appointment right of judgement over restrain, grace, intolerance and compassion? These photos hav...

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  • Global stocks flat as investors await Fed meeting results
Global stocks flat as investors await Fed meeting results

The interest rate-sensitive (stocks). Lien cited softer wage growth, employment and spending since the central bank's last policy meeting, adding that there was "very little to be excited about" regarding the USA economic outlook. Bed Bath and Beyond plunged 17 percent after reporting earnings and sales that missed analysts' forecasts. The compan...

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  • Mobile and Sprint could agree to merge as soon as next month
Mobile and Sprint could agree to merge as soon as next month

T-Mobile and Sprint are close to reaching an agreement to merge, according to Reuters , potentially incorporating two giants in the not-so-crowded industry. Sprint did not respond to a request by The Star for comment on the reports. The end result was a brasher and more competitive T-Mobile, who lead the way on a wave of improvements in the s...

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  • Dollar extends gains in Asia as Fed heads for rate hike
Dollar extends gains in Asia as Fed heads for rate hike

The interest rate outlook for next year remained largely unchanged, with three hikes envisioned. The Fed chair has insisted that the unraveling of the asset program will be gradual, careful, and lengthy, unspooling over several years. Market odds for at least one rate increase by December were approaching 60 percent by Tuesday afternoon. The ...

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  • Padmavati: Deepika Padukone as 'Queen of Chittor' leaves Twitterati awestruck
Padmavati: Deepika Padukone as 'Queen of Chittor' leaves Twitterati awestruck

A glimpse at what's in store, Deepika sports an extravagant lehenga in the first look of the film. Sanjay Leela Bhansali has always maintained in his interviews that he considers Kajol as one of the most powerful actresses in Bollywood.

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  • SEC says it was hacked, possibly resulting in illegal profits
SEC says it was hacked, possibly resulting in illegal profits

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has admitted to being hacked in 2016, with illegal trading potentially at the root of the breach . The Securities and Exchange Commission discovered the intrusion, which occurred previous year, only in August.

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  • World's richest woman and L'Oreal heiress dies at 94
World's richest woman and L'Oreal heiress dies at 94

She was born Liliane Schueller to L'Oreal founder Eugene Schueller and Louise Madeleine Berthe in Paris in 1922. Her husband notably served as a minister at the end of the 1960s and beginning of the 1970s. Sarkozy's former campaign treasurer, Eric Woerth, was acquitted on charges of "abuse of weakness" and taking donations from Bettencourt during t...

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  • Tesla may be working with AMD on AI chip for cars
Tesla may be working with AMD on AI chip for cars

AMD and Tesla are working together to achieve self-driving cars, according to CNBC . "It's a move that would clearly be in line with the recent hiring of ex-AMD executive Jim Keller to replace Chris Lattner as head of Tesla's Autopilot hardware engineering effort", reports The Verge .

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  • Thyssenkrupp, Tata Steel agree to forge Europe's No. 2 steelmaker
Thyssenkrupp, Tata Steel agree to forge Europe's No. 2 steelmaker

Chief Executive Heinrich Hiesinger says a joint venture is the best way to take overcapacity out of the volatile steel market, and said he has no plan B despite reported calls from various investors, including activist firm Cevian, to consider a break-up instead.

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  • YouTube Battles Twitch With 'Sponsorship' Program
YouTube Battles Twitch With 'Sponsorship' Program

It comes across as a clear attempt to compete with the success of Twitch . YouTube is proliferating sponsorships , a comparatively novel service that permits viewers pay creators, a monthly subscription fee in place for select perks.

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  • Ryanair cancellations: 315000 customers notified and over half on new flights
Ryanair cancellations: 315000 customers notified and over half on new flights

However, the standard email sent to customers on the 2,100 cancelled flights simply contains a link to "information on passenger rights under European Union regulation EU261/2004" with no explanation of their entitlement. Talking obliquely about rights is not good enough. The move has infuriated many of its customers, as 400,000 would-be passe...

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  • Sterling jumps after United Kingdom retail sales beat expectations
Sterling jumps after United Kingdom retail sales beat expectations

Brexit, which prompted Mark Carney to cut United Kingdom interest rates for the first time in seven years in 2016, is now pushing in the other direction. " There remain considerable risks to the United Kingdom outlook", including the response of households, businesses and financial markets to the UK's withdrawal from the EU.

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  • A Glimpse Into Insider Trading And Ownership At Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM)
A Glimpse Into Insider Trading And Ownership At Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM)

Sl Green Rlty Corp now has $9.53 billion valuation. It has underperformed by 12.71% the S&P500. Analysts expect Northwest Bancshares, Inc. The real estate investment trust reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS ) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.38 by ($0.07).

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  • Wall St. closes slightly higher after Fed policy decisions
Wall St. closes slightly higher after Fed policy decisions

While the expectation among analysts is for a hold on the benchmark interest rate, the accompanying statement will be closely watched for clues on whether committee members see another hike this year. The Fed is maintaining a bullish stance, but the mixed performance of the economy over the past months, the current state of play in the geopolitical...

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  • Stocks hit new high but all eyes on the Fed
Stocks hit new high but all eyes on the Fed

The market is pricing in an approximately even chance of a hike in December. German equivalents edged up less than a basis point to 0.45 per cent. The Australian dollar was up around half a percent at $0.8047 after comments overnight from Australia's central bank outlined the constructive growth conditions for its economy.

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  • Crude inventories up again, gasoline, diesel stocks down
Crude inventories up again, gasoline, diesel stocks down

Meanwhile, the American Petroleum Institute, an industry group, reportedly said Tuesday that USA crude inventories had risen by 1.4 million barrels in the week ended September 15. Total volume traded was about 2% below the 100-day average. Elsewhere, Brent oil for November delivery on the ICE Futures Exchange in London was up 66 cents or about 1....

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  • Toys
Toys "R" Us files for bankruptcy protection due to debt, relentless competition

The toy giant said its roughly 1,600 global stores will continue to operate normally, with the vast majority profitable, but it has struggled with the burden of $5 billion in long-term debt. The North American filing by Toys "R" Us Inc is the latest sign of trouble in the retail industry disrupted by online shopping and discount chains.

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  • NY AG: Walgreens will acquire fewer Rite Aid stores after inquiry
NY AG: Walgreens will acquire fewer Rite Aid stores after inquiry

Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $97.00 price objective on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. After $1.33 actual EPS reported by Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -8.27% negative EPS growth. However it has a net margin of 3.70%.

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  • VSA Capital Reaffirms Buy Rating for Goldplat plc (LON:GDP)
VSA Capital Reaffirms Buy Rating for Goldplat plc (LON:GDP)

British Telecommunications plc (BT) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BT Group plc and encompasses virtually all businesses and assets of the BT Group. The Firm is focused on the research and development of certain pharmaceutical products for use in humans that includes the use of the Company's platform technologies that enables the creation of drug ...

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  • Stock Check: Reviewing the Numbers For iShares Core Composite Bond ETF
Stock Check: Reviewing the Numbers For iShares Core Composite Bond ETF

If price is trending higher and MFI is decreasing over that period, a market top may occur. Market bottoms tend to occur when the MFI is below 20. Moving averages are a popular trading tool among investors. Investors may be taking a look at some additional technical numbers on shares of db x-trackers MSCI World Energy UCITS ETF (XDW0.L) in order to...

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