• HSBC shares fall despite $2bn share buyback
HSBC shares fall despite $2bn share buyback

The company said a 13% increase in reported operating expenses to USD9.38 billion, reflecting business investment and spending on digital capabilities, "more than offset" higher revenue. The results for the quarter were the first presented with HSBC's new leadership duo in place. The bank has announced four buy-backs since 2016, buying a combin...

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  • Watch as Jane Krakowski Sings in New Promo for UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT!
Watch as Jane Krakowski Sings in New Promo for UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT!

Kimmy's the new HR manager at Giztoob, a hip tech start-up where she hands out unwanted high-fives and hugs to her fellow co-workers - including a robot named C.H.E.R.Y.L. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt , starring Ellie Kemper , Tituss Burgess , Jane Krakowski and Carol Kane , has been an important series for Netflix .

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  • Trump says he'd 'love' to testify in Russian Federation probe if treated fairly
Trump says he'd 'love' to testify in Russian Federation probe if treated fairly

Trump said if he thought he would be treated fairly, he would "override" the views of his attorneys. Those interview negotiations are hugely consequential, especially after Dowd confirmed to the AP this week that Mueller's team in March raised the prospect of issuing a grand jury subpoena for Trump, an extraordinary move that would seek to force ...

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  • Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) Grabbing Attentions on Beta Value of 2.52
Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) Grabbing Attentions on Beta Value of 2.52

It has underperformed by 19.44% the S&P500. BABA has analyst rating of 1.70 on scale of 1-5. Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) shares ended at $182.45 with 26.06 mln shares exchanging hands. Flowering Tree Investment Management Pte Ltd, which manages about $166.06 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Baidu Inc (NASDAQ:BIDU) by ...

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  • LeBron James: 'I Wasn't a Complete Basketball Player' in 2011 NBA Finals
LeBron James: 'I Wasn't a Complete Basketball Player' in 2011 NBA Finals

J.R. Smith scored 15 points, Jeff Green had 14 and George Hill 13 as the Cavaliers posted their eighth consecutive postseason victory over the Raptors and halted Toronto's four-game winning streak in Game 2s. Despite him having the ball in his hands for most of the 41 minutes he played, and taking 28 shots, and getting to the free throw line eig...

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  • U.S. interest rate rise in June '100% certain' after Fed delays
U.S. interest rate rise in June '100% certain' after Fed delays

Wednesday's announcement was not accompanied by a press conference with Fed chair Jay Powell nor were updated economic forecasts from the Fed released. Consistent with its statutory mandate, the Committee seeks to foster maximum employment and price stability. "The stance of monetary policy remains accommodative, thereby supporting strong labou...

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  • USA trade deficit drops 15%
USA trade deficit drops 15%

Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal had expected a slightly larger March deficit of $49.6 billion. The decrease reflected notable declines in imports of consumer goods, computer accessories, telecom equipment, semiconductors and crude oil.

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  • Boys Scouts Are Set to Welcome Girls Next Year
Boys Scouts Are Set to Welcome Girls Next Year

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) made history today by unveiling the new Scout Me In campaign that features girls, as well as boys, in its iconic Cub Scout program for the first time. These trailblazing girls have had a phenomenal experience, and have proven that the Cub Scout program works for both boys and girls, and their families.

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  • Flipkart undertakes Dollars 350 mn buyback ahead of Walmart deal
Flipkart undertakes Dollars 350 mn buyback ahead of Walmart deal

Japanese multinational conglomerate (and Flipkart investor) SoftBank is said to favor the Amazon offer, while Flipkart investors Tiger Global Management, Accel, Naspers and Tencent are rooting for Walmart, according to the report .

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  • Fujifilm to appeal injunction blocking planned merger with Xerox
Fujifilm to appeal injunction blocking planned merger with Xerox

Xerox Corp , battling shareholder disapproval over its $6.1 billion deal with Fujifilm Holdings , on Wednesday reported a 42.5 percent drop in quarterly profit partly due to a charge linked to its venture with the Japanese firm. It certainly is for Icahn himself - in addition to former Novitex head John Visentin, who will step in as CEO , Icah...

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  • Peel Hunt Reaffirms
Peel Hunt Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Essentra (ESNT)

ESNT traded up GBX 9 ($0.13) on Thursday, reaching GBX 450 ($6.28). Price T Rowe Associate Md reported 147,502 shares. Corecommodity Lc stated it has 163,062 shs or 0.54% of all its holdings. As per Tuesday, March 6, the company rating was maintained by Numis Securities. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold" on Friday, November 10...

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  • Volkswagen ex-CEO charged with fraud in diesel emissions scandal
Volkswagen ex-CEO charged with fraud in diesel emissions scandal

Winterkorn, who resigned in November 2015 in response to the scandal, said he was not aware of any wrongdoing at the time of his resignation. Winterkorn is the highest ranking of a number of former executives named in an indictment unsealed by USA courts today.

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  • Guns banned from portion of NRA convention
Guns banned from portion of NRA convention

While it's a Secret Service security protocol, the move triggered criticism of the NRA from their loudest opponents of late - students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and their families. Attendees at NRA events are typically allowed to carry in accordance with local laws, and will be able to resume doing so after Pence leaves the Kay Bailey...

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  • ETA victims dismiss Basque separatist group's dissolution as 'circus'
ETA victims dismiss Basque separatist group's dissolution as 'circus'

Wednesday, may 2, Basque group ETA (ETA - Euskadi Ta Askatasuna - Basque Country and freedom) has announced the dissolution. The decision to dissolve, ETA said in the letter, "doesn't overcome the conflict that the Basque Country maintains with Spain and with France ".

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  • India Among Top Five Countries With Biggest Military Spending
India Among Top Five Countries With Biggest Military Spending

China, which ranks second globally, increased its military spending by 5.6 percent to an estimated $228 billion in 2017. "Now in 2017 Russian Federation has substantially decreased, about 20 percent decrease, in military spending, mainly due to economic pressure".

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  • Marathon Petroleum to acquire rival Andeavor
Marathon Petroleum to acquire rival Andeavor

The stock exchanged hands with a volume of 28.08 million shares compared to its standard daily volume. It has outperformed by 27.91% the S&P500. On Wednesday, December 20 the company was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The insider BUNCH CHARLES E bought $101,070. $413,864 worth of stock was sold by Nichols Rodney P. on Thursday, December 14. S...

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  • Men arrested in Starbucks settle for $1… and $200000 for entrepreneurs
Men arrested in Starbucks settle for $1… and $200000 for entrepreneurs

After video of Robinson and Nelson's arrest went viral, Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson apologized to the men and announced over 8,000 Starbucks stores in the USA would close on May 29 in order for 175,000 employees to receive training in unconscious bias.

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  • Should Tesla Be Worried About This $2 Billion Patent Suit?
Should Tesla Be Worried About This $2 Billion Patent Suit?

It later added another semi-truck named Nikola Two. "The confusion has diverted sales from Nikola to Tesla", the filing states. A statement from Nikola says, "We are simply protecting our intellectual property.", while a Tesla spokesperson said, "It is patently obvious there is no merit to this lawsuit ".

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  • Horror as Southwest plane window cracks mid-air, weeks after woman killed
Horror as Southwest plane window cracks mid-air, weeks after woman killed

Passengers departed Cleveland on a different plane at 11:58 a.m. and are due in Newark at 1:10 p.m, Southwest said. The flight landed uneventfully with no reports of injuries. The plane quickly descended, but the pilots managed to level the aircraft as it successfully made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport, according t...

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  • Elon Musk on upcoming hyperloop trial
Elon Musk on upcoming hyperloop trial

Shares were down more than 5 percent after-hours. Here are the five strangest moments from the call. "Boring, bonehead questions are not cool". After the awkward dressing down of one analyst, Musk quickly shut down the next guy. But the robot did a poor job of handling the material, which Musk described as "fluff", so it made more sense f...

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