Category: Finance

Jeff Flake primary challenger: McCain should step aside ‘as quickly as possible’ after cancer diagnosis

Jeff Flake primary challenger: McCain should step aside ‘as quickly as possible’ after cancer diagnosis

(CNN)US Senate candidate Kelli Ward, who is challenging Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake in the state’s 2018 Republican primary, said Thursday that she hopes Sen. John McCain will step aside as quickly as possible following the news this week of his …

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Internet Reacts To Passing of Joan Lee

Internet Reacts To Passing of Joan Lee

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Joan Lee — the wife of former Marvel publisher Stan Lee — passed away earlier today after complications from a stroke she suffered earlier in the week.

Lee, the former …

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Tech CEO’s self-driving car ride upsets Chinese traffic cops

Tech CEO’s self-driving car ride upsets Chinese traffic cops

Riding shotgun in Baidu’s driverless car

A top Chinese tech company’s demo of its self-driving car technology has drawn a lot of attention — including from police.

Baidu CEO Robin Li spoke to attendees at a conference in Beijing on …

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Fox Sports president Jamie Horowitz is out abruptly

Fox Sports president Jamie Horowitz is out abruptly

What’s next for Bill O’Reilly?

Jamie Horowitz, president of national networks for Fox Sports, has been ousted from the network abruptly.

According to a person briefed on the matter, the ouster came amid an investigation into sexual harassment.

A Fox …

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Harper, Judge top votes as ASG rosters named

Harper, Judge top votes as ASG rosters named

The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals have the two largest division leads in baseball and have been rewarded by the fans as each squad has had three players voted to be starters at next week’s All-Star Game in Miami.

2017 …

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Bosses’ confidence at its highest level since 2014 as big business shrugs off political worries

Bosses’ confidence at its highest level since 2014 as big business shrugs off political worries

Confidence among the management of the world’s largest companies has reached its highest level since 2014 reversing a slide reported last year, new research has found.

Fidelity International’s 2017 Analyst Survey found that despite all the political uncertainty over Brexit, …

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One of Britain’s oldest property agents Strutt & Parker tipped for French takeover after 35% profit slump

One of Britain’s oldest property agents Strutt & Parker tipped for French takeover after 35% profit slump

One of Britain’s oldest independent property agents could be about to fall into French hands.

Strutt & Parker, which specialises in selling high-end homes in London and the country as well as managing farmland, is in talks with banking giant …

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Households waste nearly £800 on rip-off energy tariffs in just three years – and bills are set to rise even further

Households waste nearly £800 on rip-off energy tariffs in just three years – and bills are set to rise even further

Households stuck on a Big Six standard variable tariff have wasted as much as £786 over the past three years, new research suggests.

Since 2014, the gap between the cheapest deals and these default tariffs adds an eye-watering £262 to …

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WH promises not to repeat claim that UK spied on Trump

WH promises not to repeat claim that UK spied on Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House has promised that it won’t repeat its claim that U.K. spies snooped on President Donald Trump, the British government said Friday.

The agreement comes after White House press secretary Sean Spicer pointed to the …

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Women’s retailer Bonmarché suffers 40% profits fall as company is hammered by Brexit and ‘unseasonal weather’

Women’s retailer Bonmarché suffers 40% profits fall as company is hammered by Brexit and ‘unseasonal weather’

Profits at women’s retailer Bonmarché fell 40 per cent this year as the British company was hammered by Brexit.

Pre-tax profits tumbled to £5.8million in the year to April as like for like in-store sales fell 4.3 per cent.

Revenues …

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