REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-14, 00:13

Cannabis firm Tilray posts bigger quarterly loss

Canada's Tilray Inc posted a bigger quarterly loss on Tuesday, as the company ramped up investments to produce and sell more cannabis and grab a larger share of the nascent market....

Cannabis firm Tilray posts bigger quarterly loss

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UPDATE 1-Cannabis firm Tilray posts bigger quarterly loss as investments weigh Canadian pot producer Tilray Inc reported a bigger quarterly loss on Tuesday, as it ramped up investments to boost production in an attempt to grab a larger share of the nascent cannabis market and expand internationally....
2019-08-14, 00:13

Tesla posts bigger-than-expected loss, bigger-than-expected revenue [Updated] Tesla's Model 3 page in July 2018. Tesla expects to be "cashflow positive every quarter from here on out, absent paying down a big loan," said Elon Musk during a Wednesday financial call. The CEO was contrite when he came to the call. He apologized to the analysts that had snapped at on last quart...
2019-05-21, 15:52

GE Posts Quarterly Loss but Raises Forecasts General Electric reported a second-quarter loss and flat sales but said it was making progress in restructuring its power division. The company also raised its full-year financial projections...
2019-07-31, 19:39

LendingClub posts smaller quarterly loss LendingClub Corp on Tuesday reported a smaller quarterly loss as the online lender originated more loans through its platform. The San Francisco-based company's net loss narrowed to $10.7 million, or 12 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $60.9 million, or 72 cents per share, ...
2019-08-07, 01:00

Uber Posts Its Largest Quarterly Loss Uber reported its largest-ever quarterly loss, weighed down by heavy competition in Latin America and elsewhere, as well as a large expense related to its initial public offering....
2019-08-09, 03:52

Boeing Posts Biggest-Ever Quarterly Loss on MAX Charge Boeing reported its biggest-ever quarterly loss after taking an initial $7 billion hit on the grounding and slowed production of the 737 MAX jetliner....
2019-07-24, 15:13

Tesla Posts Big Quarterly Loss as Its Electric-Car Sales Lag The $702 million loss exceeded expectations, but the company reaffirmed its guidance on the year’s deliveries. It said it was open to raising capital....
2019-05-21, 19:13

Boeing posts record quarterly loss over 737 MAX problems The US aerospace company recorded a loss of $2.9 billion in the second quarter of 2019. Boeing's 737 MAX model is still grounded after its involvement in two deadly crashes....
2019-07-25, 01:13

Deutsche Bank posts worst quarterly loss in four years German lender counts cost of plan to cut 18,000 jobs as it records €3.1bn shortfallDeutsche Bank has made its biggest quarterly loss in four years as it counts the costs of plans to reduce its global workforce by 18,000.The German lender made a €3.1bn (£2.8bn) net loss in the second quarter, driven ...
2019-07-24, 16:26

Whiting Petroleum posts surprise quarterly loss, cuts 33% workforce Whiting Petroleum said on Wednesday it has cut its workforce by 33% after reporting a second-quarter surprise loss, hit by a drop in crude and natural gas prices....
2019-08-01, 00:13

Bombardier posts quarterly loss, lowers 2019 forecast; shares plunge Bombardier Inc lowered its full-year earnings and cash flow forecasts and reported a quarterly loss on Thursday, as it faces challenges in its important rail division, sending shares of the Canadian train and plane maker down 18%....
2019-08-01, 16:52

UPDATE 2-Whiting Petroleum posts surprise quarterly loss, cuts 33% workforce Oil and gas producer Whiting Petroleum on Wednesday reported a surprise quarterly loss, announced a 33% job cut and asset sales as a lack of natural gas infrastructure hits prices....
2019-08-01, 01:26

Novartis CEO says cannabis not company focus despite Tilray partnership Speaking with CNBC's Jim Cramer from the "Healthy Returns" conference in New York City, Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan says cannabis is "not a focus" for the pharma company....
2019-05-21, 19:39

Danish cannabis firm quarantines more products from CannTrust Danish cannabis firm StenoCare said on Thursday it would quarantine more batches of cannabis oil from its partner CannTrust which has sold products from what Canada's federal health regulator called unlicensed facilities....
2019-07-11, 13:39

AutoNation names new CEO, posts strong quarterly profit AutoNation Inc , the largest U.S. auto dealership chain, on Monday named a new chief executive four months after picking someone else for the position, while posting a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit....
2019-07-23, 01:26

Australia's Santos posts record quarterly production Australia's No 2 independent gas producer Santos Ltd said on Thursday it had clocked record gas production in the second quarter on stronger output across its gas assets....
2019-07-18, 01:26

Prudential posts slight rise in quarterly operating income U.S. life insurer Prudential Financial Inc posted a 0.7% rise in adjusted operating income on Wednesday, helped by strength in its international insurance business....
2019-07-31, 22:52

Walgreens posts quarterly earnings beat as prescription drug sales rise Higher prescription drug sales help the company regain its footing after CEO Stefano Pessina dubbed last quarter "the most difficult" since the company was formed....
2019-06-27, 18:52

SNC-Lavalin reports quarterly loss on C$1.7 bln charge SNC-Lavalin Group Inc on Thursday reported a quarterly loss, as the struggling Canadian construction and engineering firm was hit by a C$1.7 billion goodwill impairment charge related to its resources unit....
2019-08-01, 14:13

Boeing takes $5B hit in largest-ever quarterly loss Aviation giant Boeing on Wednesday posted its largest quarterly loss in history, aided by a $5 billion charge related to the grounding last spring of its 737 Max fleet....
2019-07-25, 00:13

Daimler to Cut Costs After First Quarterly Loss in 10 Years The maker of Mercedes-Benz cars said it would step up cost-cutting efforts in the second half of the year after reporting the company’s first quarterly loss in a decade....
2019-07-24, 13:39

UPDATE 1-Suncor Energy quarterly profit rises, posts higher upstream production Suncor Energy Inc, Canada's second-largest oil and gas producer, on Wednesday reported a 5% rise in second-quarter operating profit and higher upstream production....
2019-07-25, 04:52

CDK settles Cox Automotive lawsuit, reports quarterly net loss Terms of the settlement weren't disclosed. CDK recorded a $90 million accrual for litigation in the quarter, part of which included the Cox resolution and the rest a reserve for remaining cases....
2019-08-15, 01:13

Uber sees biggest-ever quarterly loss: $5bn in three months Second earnings report shows worse-than-predicted losses and revenue growthUber lost $5.24bn in the last three months, its largest-ever quarterly loss, news that sent the ride-hailing company’s shares sliding 10%.The company was reporting earnings for only the second time following its share sale in...
2019-08-09, 00:39

Uber stock plunges after whopping $5.2B quarterly loss Uber shares plunged 6.3 percent in late trading to $40.27, after the ride-hailing giant reported a disappointing quarter capped by a record $5.2 billion loss. Uber said it lost a whopping $5.2 billion, or $4.72 a share, in the second-quarter on revenue of $3.17 billion. Wall Street had been expectin...
2019-08-09, 04:13

Boeing reports largest ever quarterly loss following 737 Max grounding The company lost $2.9bn in the three months to the end of June, compared to a profit of $2.2bn for the same period last yearBoeing reported its largest ever quarterly loss on Wednesday, as the cost of grounding its fleet of 737 Max airliners took its toll.The company lost $2.9bn in the three months ...
2019-07-24, 18:26

Dutch firm Philips tops quarterly sales estimates as growth picks up Dutch health technology company Philips on Monday reported a better-than-expected 6% rise in comparable sales for the second quarter, helped by strong demand for its hospital equipment in China and the United States....
2019-07-22, 10:00

Freeport swings to quarterly loss as copper production drops Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's largest publicly traded copper producer, said on Wednesday that it swung to a quarterly loss due to a drop in production and in prices for the red metal....
2019-07-24, 15:13

UPDATE 1-Shopify quarterly loss widens as operating expenses rise Shopify Inc reported a wider net loss as the Canadian e-commerce software maker spent more during the quarter to attract customers to its offerings....
2019-08-01, 14:13

Brazil airline Gol reports narrower quarterly loss as revenue grows Brazil's largest airline, Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes, narrowed its losses in the second quarter to 194.6 million reais ($51.04 million), helped by higher revenues due to the suspension of flights and operations by rival Avianca Brasil....
2019-08-01, 14:13

UPDATE 1-SNC-Lavalin reports quarterly loss on C$1.7 bln charge; cuts dividend SNC-Lavalin Group Inc on Thursday cut its dividend and reported a quarterly loss, as the struggling Canadian construction and engineering firm was hit by a C$1.7 billion goodwill impairment charge related to its resources unit....
2019-08-01, 14:13

UPDATE 1-Freeport swings to quarterly loss as copper, gold output drops Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's largest publicly traded copper producer, posted a quarterly loss on Wednesday as a result of a drop in production amid slumping commodity prices....
2019-07-24, 15:13

UPDATE 1-Brazil airline Gol reports narrower quarterly loss, announces share buybacks Brazil's largest airline, Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes, on Thursday announced it would buy back some of its shares, after posting a narrower loss in the second quarter, helped by higher revenues that resulted from shrinking competition....
2019-08-01, 15:26

General Electric posts loss due to Boeing, CFO to leave General Electric raised its 2019 forecast on Wednesday, helped by improvement in its industrial businesses, even as its latest earnings dipped into the red after two profitable quarters, sending shares up 3 percent in premarket trading. GE swung back to a financial loss in the second quarter as the ...
2019-07-31, 18:39

Uber posts $1B loss in its first quarter as a public company Uber Technologies reported a $1 billion loss in its first quarterly report as a public company on Thursday, despite a 20 percent rise in revenue, posting results in line with its forecasts but underscoring the challenges the ride-hailing service faces to become profitable one day. Revenue of $3.1 bi...
2019-05-31, 02:26

Boeing posts biggest loss on 737 MAX, may have to halt production of jet Boeing Co posted its largest-ever quarterly loss on Wednesday due to the spiraling cost of resolving issues with its 737 MAX, warning it may have to shut production of the grounded jet completely if it runs into new hurdles with global regulators getting its best-selling aircraft back in the air....
2019-07-24, 21:52

GE raises 2019 forecast but posts loss, shares fall General Electric Co raised its 2019 forecast on Wednesday amid a modest improvement at some of its industrial units, but posted a net loss and stirred investor concerns, sending its shares lower....
2019-07-31, 19:13

Tesla posts $408 million loss despite increasing sales of electric vehicles Under pressure to minimize losses and lift sales, CEO Elon Musk has said that demand is strong despite concerns about Tesla's sustainability.       ...
2019-07-25, 01:26

Weight Loss Grants posts customer health information without consent Weight Loss Grants revealed the personal information without clients’ consent after news reports described how the organization failed to make payments to customers who qualified for the rebates....
2019-06-04, 06:39

Deutsche Bank posts second quarter loss of $3.51 billion on restructuring costs Deutsche Bank said on Wednesday the German lender posted a larger-than-forecast loss of 3.15 billion euros ($3.51 billion) in the second quarter due to major restructuring costs....
2019-07-24, 09:39

LG Display Posts Loss on TV Panel Supply Glut, Invests in OLED Plant LG Display on Tuesday posted a deeper second-quarter operating loss that missed analyst estimates, as a global supply glut pushed down prices of screens for television sets....
2019-07-23, 14:13

Tesla posts wider-than-expected loss in quarter as margins fall, shares down 10% Tesla Inc on Wednesday missed financial targets in its second quarter despite record deliveries of its electric vehicles, raising doubts the carmaker will hit its target to be profitable this quarter....
2019-07-25, 00:52

UPDATE 3-Tesla posts wider-than-expected loss in quarter as margins fall, shares down 10% Tesla Inc on Wednesday missed financial targets in its second quarter despite record deliveries of its electric vehicles, raising doubts the carmaker will hit its target to be profitable this quarter....
2019-07-25, 01:00

CIBC posts marginal rise in profit on higher expenses, loan loss provisions Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce reported a marginal rise in adjusted quarterly profit on Wednesday, as higher expenses and loan loss provisions in retail banking offset gains in the bank's capital markets business....
2019-05-22, 12:39

UPDATE 2-SNC-Lavalin cuts dividend, posts wider-than-expected loss as costs run high SNC-Lavalin Group Inc cut its dividend on Thursday, the latest restructuring effort by the Canadian company, and reported a wider-than-expected loss in its main engineering and construction unit, hit by higher expenses....
2019-08-01, 17:13

UPDATE 2-Bombardier posts loss, lowers 2019 profit forecast as rail woes persist Bombardier Inc on Thursday lowered its full-year core earnings and free cash flow forecasts, and reported a quarterly loss, as the Canadian plane and train maker wrestles with challenges in its important rail division....
2019-08-01, 14:13

The Cannabis Debate: What's the way forward on cannabis reform? Our experts give their verdict What do health experts, criminal justice practitioners and political thinkers say is the best way forward on cannabis? Do any of the legalisation models we have reported on so far in our investigation into cannabis reform — Canada, Colorado, California or Uruguay — convince them? The Evening Standar...
2019-07-12, 13:13

Cannabis has gone from a criminalized drug to a multibillion-dollar global boom in just a few years. Here's everything you need to know about the emerging legal cannabis industry. Barbara Corbellini Duarte Legal cannabis is one of the world's newest and most dynamic industries. Since Colorado legalized the drug in 2012, the previously illegal plant has birthed multibillion-dollar public companies, minted billionaires, and brewed social change not seen since the end of Prohib...
2019-07-18, 00:00

Tilray CFO says co will not be profitable for at least a year - Bloomberg Cannabis producer Tilray Inc will not generate positive earnings for at least another year, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-10/tilray-won-t-be-profitable-for-at-least-a-year-cfo-says on Monday, quoting the company's chief financial officer....
2019-06-10, 22:52

UPDATE 1-Tilray CFO says co will not be profitable for at least a year - Bloomberg Cannabis producer Tilray Inc will not make profit for at least another year, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-10/tilray-won-t-be-profitable-for-at-least-a-year-cfo-says on Monday, quoting the company's chief financial officer....
2019-06-10, 22:52

Tilray Shares: Managing Risk and a Missed Forecast - A Brief Case Study Your trading method should help you succeed: but, your method should also help you manage risk. See a forecast that did not work out, yet that did have an excellent "B" plan....
2019-06-13, 23:13

Tilray and Peter Thiel-backed fund strike deal to release its shares gradually over the next two years Tilray struck a deal with its majority shareholder, a Peter Thiel-backed fund, to sell the fund's stake gradually over the next two years, the Canadian pot company announced Monday....
2019-06-10, 13:13

Weight Loss Diet: Kick-start Your Weight Loss Journey With This Protein-Rich Broccoli Soup You can now reap the umpteen benefits of this wonder veggie without compromising on the taste quotient. How, you ask? By turning it into a delectable, dense and healthy soup....
2019-08-19, 14:26

Weight Loss: 5 Vegetarian Weight-Loss Friendly Snacks For Office We agree it is difficult to eat clean and healthy at office, especially when there are so many options around to lure. But if you are willing to try, there are plenty of ways in which you can make......
2019-08-20, 18:13

Weight Loss: This 3-Ingredient Juice Could Help Speed Up Your Weight Loss Weight Loss: Sugary sodas, cola beverages and packaged fruit juices are full of sugar. Look for sugar-free natural drinks to keep you hydrated. Here's a recipe of orange, carrot and ginger juice that......
2019-08-11, 15:00

Cannabis in boxing Should boxers who use cannabis still be put in the same bracket as those who attempt to cheat by use performance enhancing drugs? Hall of Fame writer Nigel Collins investigates The post Cannabis in boxing appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-13, 22:00

Are We In The “Golden Age of Cannabis”? EWI anticipated legal cannabis in the U.S. more than a decade ago. Now listen to Mark Galasiewski's interview with Dana Weeks, about opportunities in cannabis stocks....
2019-05-21, 15:01

Can cannabis treat anxiety? It's complicated Marijuana companies and users proclaim the drug’s utility as a treatment but hard evidence is more difficult to come byMany cannabis users and businesses are invested in the idea of cannabis as an anxiety treatment. The position invites skepticism: marijuana companies have a financial interest in pr...
2019-07-08, 18:52

Canada's cannabis industry just beginning to bud For almost a year now, recreational marijuana can be legally sold and purchased in Canada. But what looks like a once-in-a-lifetime business opportunity is proving to be an elusive pot of gold, reports Nicolas Martin....
2019-07-31, 21:00

Has legal cannabis killed the bong? Under cannabis prohibition, nothing signified one’s love of the plant more than bongs – but health-conscious users who prefer to vape don’t have much use for themIn the stoner culture that flourished under cannabis prohibition, nothing signified one’s love of the plant more clearly than the water pi...
2019-05-27, 12:52

We're launching Cultivated, a new cannabis newsletter REUTERS/Amir Cohen Legal cannabis is one of the world's newest and most dynamic industries. Since Colorado legalized the drug in 2014, the previously illegal plant has birthed multibillion-dollar public companies, minted billionaires, and brewed significant social change. That's why we're launching...
2019-07-18, 00:00

| Lesotho officials’ cannabis ‘conflict’ Two senior Lesotho health ministry officials, who oversee cannabis industry licensing, are linked to a company that plans to manufacture medicinal cannabis in the kingdom....
2019-08-14, 11:39

Cannabis among top priorities for new Thai government Developing a medical cannabis industry is among top policy priorities for Thailand's new government, according to a document released before the formal announcement....
2019-07-22, 14:52

Cannabis Investors Are Zoning Out About Supply Cannabis can’t cross state lines today, but should federal laws change, high-cost growers and areas with less favorable climates for cannabis growing will be undercut....
2019-06-27, 20:00

The Environmental Downside of Cannabis Cultivation Thanks to the legalization of recreational cannabis in 10 states and the District of Columbia, sparking up a joint in these areas is as easy as ordering a glass of wine. Spending on legal cannabis, which includes 33 states and the District of Columbia that allow medical cannabis use for conditions s...
2019-06-21, 16:00

Canopy expects to see the next cannabis breakthrough in 24 months "That's just enough time to use all of our IP and brands to really get ahead," Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton says about its acquisition of Acreage....
2019-05-31, 06:26

Here’s how to apply for long-promised cannabis pardons Today, the federal government told people with prohibition-era marijuana convictions how to get long-promised pardons. It's a complex process involving lots of paperwork....
2019-08-01, 19:01

Cannabis oil prompts debate about NY marijuana legalization City lawmakers are gearing up to fight the Health Department’s ban on the cannabis oil CBD, saying the compound should be treated the same as pot in the debate over legalization. “We see it as kind of ironic that we are going after CBD while doing a legalization push for marijuana,” said Winthrop Ro...
2019-06-02, 03:39

'No one buys albums': why pop stars are selling cannabis From Jenny Lewis to Margo Price, pot is music’s new money-spinner. And it’s targeting womenBid farewell to the merch stand mainstays of T-shirts and tote bags and say hello to pop’s latest money-spinner: weed. Noted musical marijuana enthusiasts Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson and the Bob Marley family es...
2019-06-01, 08:52

Luxembourg to be first European country to legalise cannabis Health minister confirms plans and calls on neighbouring countries to relax their lawsLuxembourg has called on its EU neighbours to relax their drug laws as its health minister confirmed plans to become the first European country to legalise cannabis production and consumption.“This drug policy we h...
2019-08-08, 05:00

Arizona Tea maker enters the cannabis market In another example of marijuana hitting the mass market, the maker of Arizona Tea is entering the market for vape pens and cannabis-infused gummies and drinks through a licensing deal with Dixie Brands....
2019-08-07, 20:26

‘They’re gentrifying it’: big money muscles in on the cannabis market At the Cannabis Europa conference this week, business interests will be well represented – to the dismay of veteran campaignersLater this week at London’s Southbank Centre, hundreds of people – mainly men, mainly suited – will gather in a lecture hall and in conference rooms to debate the medicinal ...
2019-06-23, 11:26

Edie Parker gives cannabis a chic makeover Edie Parker handbag designer Brett Heyman never imagined she’d have her own line of cannabis one day. “Literally, never,” she tells Threads with a laugh. “I thought maybe shoes.” But last week, she launched Flower by Edie Parker — a collection of gorgeous cannabis accessories and three strains of pr...
2019-05-22, 18:13

US gov’t growing a record 2-ton cannabis crop—but still won’t let others grow Enlarge / Marijuana plants grow in a greenhouse in Colorado, not for research. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) With the recent explosion of cannabis access and CBD products, federally funded scientists are craving more research on the potential risks and benefits. But if any researchers were hoping fo...
2019-07-12, 23:01

Canadian cannabis group snaps up UK greenhouse A giant Canadian cannabis producer has agreed its maiden foray into the British market by buying a vast Lincolnshire greenhouse in a deal worth tens of millions of pounds....
2019-07-04, 15:39

US teens may be finding it harder to buy cannabis after legalisation After seven US states legalised recreational use of marijuana, teenagers reported less use of the drug in anonymous surveys, perhaps because legal dispensaries require proof of age...
2019-07-08, 19:13

Cramer Remix: The cannabis stocks I'm eyeing Jim Cramer turns to the charts to reveal that cannabis companies like GW Pharmaceuticals and Village Farms could be good additions to your portfolio....
2019-05-22, 23:52

Nearly 1,000 kg Cannabis Seized In Odisha, 2 Arrested: Police Police have seized over 974 kg of cannabis, valued at around Rs 90 lakh, from a vehicle in Odisha's Ganjam district and arrested two persons in connection with the case, an official said on Tuesday....
2019-08-21, 02:26

UK relationship with US 'bigger than any PM' - Downing St Britain's relationship with the US is "bigger than any prime minister", Downing St has insisted as Theresa May prepares to host the American president, in her final weeks in office....
2019-05-28, 19:26

Legal Cannabis May Not Lower Opioid Overdose Deaths After All A new study seems to deal a serious blow to one of the pro-cannabis movement’s talking points: the idea that the more medical cannabis is legalized, the fewer people will die from opioid overdoses. The findings suggest that there’s no real connection between the rate of opioid overdose deaths and a ...
2019-06-12, 05:52

Omura's Series 1 cannabis vaporizer uses 'flower cartridges' Cannabis vaporizers have come a long way. As weed becomes legal in more states, companies are free to devise new methods to administer the herb. Enter Omura and the Series 1. At first glance, it looks like a conventional — if not more stylish &......
2019-05-25, 04:52

Cannabis-based health products are going mainstream – do they work? A component in cannabis called CBD is claimed to help everything from Alzheimer's to anxiety. Despite a boom in sales, there's little evidence supporting the claims...
2019-08-14, 20:13

Watch Senate hearing on cannabis banking reform Lawmakers, industry representatives and advocates are testifying to the Senate committee about the challenges that cannabis companies face in states where medical or recreational marijuana is legal....
2019-07-23, 16:39

Italy court cracks down on cannabis shops in win for Salvini Italy's Supreme court on Thursday banned the sale of many widely sold cannabis derivatives, in a win for Deputy Prime Minister and far-right League leader Matteo Salvini who had declared war on the so-called "legal-weed" shops....
2019-05-30, 21:13

Firefly 2+ is a smart and stylish vape for cannabis connoisseurs The Firefly 2 turned more than a few heads when it was released back in 2016. Lighter, sleeker and smarter than its clunky and cumbersome predecessor, it felt like the future of cannabis consumption. But in the following three years, the world turned......
2019-07-04, 21:00

The Cannabis Debate: Ethnic minorities twice as likely to be arrested for possession The disproportionate impact on black communities of the war on drugs is not just an American phenomenon — an Evening Standard investigation reveals the racial disparity in London is just as alarming....
2019-07-04, 17:26

Death penalty possible in Myanmar cannabis farm case A court in Myanmar has formally charged an American man and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana, with potential penalties ranging from five years' imprisonment to death....
2019-05-21, 20:13

Earliest known signs of cannabis smoking unearthed in China Incense burners found at 2,500-year-old cemetery suggest intentional use of to get highScorched wooden incense burners unearthed at an ancient burial ground in the mountains of western China contain the oldest clear evidence of cannabis smoking yet found, archaeologists say.Residues of high potency ...
2019-06-12, 23:13

France has no plans to legalize cannabis for recreational use: minister France will not legalize the recreational use of cannabis but could consider authorizing its medical use, Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne said on Thursday....
2019-06-20, 11:00

Tokyo Olympic CEO reminds all: Cannabis is banned in Japan TOKYO (AP) — Cannabis has been legalized in some parts of the world. But the chief executive of next year’s Tokyo Olympics has reminded potential visitors to the games that the substance is against the law in Japan. Toshiro Muto of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee says at least one membe...
2019-06-11, 11:00

Dispute Over Evidence Of Cannabis Use By Vikings In North America Cannabis pollen discovered near an ancient Viking settlement in Newfoundland is generating differences in opinion as to whether or not the Vikings were smoking and eating the weed while they explored North America. ...
2019-07-17, 04:13

Kroger to start selling cannabis-based products Kroger Co said on Tuesday it would start selling cannabis-based products in 945 stores, joining the growing number of retailers that are trying to tap the demand for cannabidiol (CBD) products....
2019-06-12, 01:13

Jay-Z joins cannabis company as chief brand strategist The rapper is the latest celebrity to get into the marijuana business as its legalization for recreational use has spread to 11 US statesBillionaire rapper Jay-Z is entering the fast-growing cannabis industry, taking a role with California company Caliva as a strategist.Privately owned Caliva, forme...
2019-07-10, 06:26

Cannabis company exec says Jay-Z partnership will fuel national growth Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter is partnering with a California cannabis company as its chief brand strategist, and the company's CEO is looking to expand to other states....
2019-07-13, 02:26

Cannabis plants are sprouting in the flower beds at the Vermont Statehouse (WPTZ)   Cannabis plants are sprouting in the flower beds at the Vermont Statehouse. So far, more than 33 plants have been spotted outside the capitol building in Montpelier. Visitors have pulled some while others are leaving the greens to grown and bud. In the state of Vermont, you can legally cult...
2019-07-13, 12:13

Need Etiquette Tips for Cannabis? For Starters, Don’t Call It ‘Marijuana’ or ‘Weed.’ In “Higher Etiquette,” Lizzie Post — the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post — argues that it’s time for cannabis to move, in the public imagination, away from its surfer and “Cheech and Chong” image....
2019-07-08, 20:00

| WATCH: Swaziland cannabis farmers fear new South African law Following a new South African law allowing private growth and consumption of cannabis, growers in neighbouring Swaziland, who depended on South Africa's demand, may face economic ruin. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-07, 12:13

Norway's sovereign fund will no longer own stakes in cannabis firms Norway's sovereign wealth fund will no longer own stakes in companies with direct exposure to the cannabis industry, a spokesman for the fund's manager, Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), said on Friday....
2019-05-24, 20:13

Kamala Harris Is Seeking to Decriminalize Cannabis at the Federal Level Although 35 states in the union plus the District of Columbia have either legalized, decriminalized or made cannabis accessible for medicinal purposes, it is still illegal at the federal level. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is seeking to change that by introducing a bill that would decriminalize the...
2019-07-23, 21:26

Mixing opioids, cannabis may increase anxiety, depression in adults Recent research showed that while people who use cannabis and opioids showed no relief in pain, they did have higher levels of anxiety and depression....
2019-08-13, 03:13

Doctors not prescribing medicinal cannabis due to lack of clinical trials Commons’ health committee warns patients’ expectations are being disappointedHigh expectations among the public of the benefits of medicinal cannabis are being disappointed because doctors are unwilling to prescribe it in the knowledge that there is little evidence to stand up some of the claims, ac...
2019-07-03, 03:39

Researchers find cannabis molecule 30 times more powerful than aspirin Researchers have uncovered how cannabis plants produce a pain-relieving molecule which is 30 times more powerful than aspirin at reducing inflammation....
2019-07-24, 19:26

Cannabis use in Canada increased 40 per cent between 2013 and 2017: UN report It says the increase in Canada during this time was more pronounced in adults aged 20 or older, while it declined among young people aged 19 or younger....
2019-07-02, 01:52

Engineered yeast can brew up the active ingredients in cannabis plants A yeast with added genes from the cannabis plant can brew up cannabinoids more cheaply and with less environmental damage than farming the plant, say its makers...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Canopy Growth pushes into Cannabis beauty and wellness with This Works buy Canopy Growth Corp said on Wednesday it would buy skincare company This Works for C$73.8 million ($55.2 million), adding beauty and sleep products to the Canadian weed producer's portfolio of cannabis oil, hemp and medical capsules....
2019-05-22, 17:39

Anonymous Analytics goes long cannabis with Turning Point Brands Activist research group Anonymous Analytics has turned its attention to the cannabis industry, initiating a buy rating on Turning Point Brands Inc in a report on Wednesday....
2019-07-10, 19:00

Former Senate Majority Leader Daschle joins cannabis board SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle has been named to an advisory board of a cannabis investment company. The Argus Leader reports the South Dakota Democrat joined New York-based Northern Swan Holdings Inc. The firm supports companies in the internation...
2019-05-22, 18:13

American cannabis farmer could face death penalty in Myanmar A court in Myanmar has formally charged American man, John Frederic Todoroki, and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana -- with potential penalties ranging from five years’ imprisonment to death....
2019-05-22, 03:13

Make cannabis legal and cut crime, says Adam Smith think tank A leading think tank today called for cannabis to be sold over the counter in pharmacies — and said legalisation for adult recreational use is a matter of "when, not if"....
2019-07-09, 14:13

Gannett, the Owner of USA Today, Is About to Get a Whole Lot Bigger GateHouse Media, a newspaper company backed by a hedge fund, agrees to buy the venerable chain for roughly $1.4 billion. The new company will be called Gannett....
2019-08-06, 00:26

Europeans vote in bigger numbers to set EU course Europeans turned out to vote on Sunday in bigger numbers than before in an election pollsters predict will further dent traditional pro-EU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament....
2019-05-26, 17:39

Why The 2020 Corvette C8 Really Is a Bigger Deal Than Every Other Car Right Now Impressive engineering, relatively low list price and striking looks aside the 2020 Corvette C8 really is one of the most significant things to happen in cars in a long time. If you disagree, I’m going to change your mind....
2019-07-21, 01:01

Hilton quarterly profit rises 20% Hotel operator Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc reported an about 20% rise in quarterly profit on Wednesday, driven by an increase in room rates and occupancy....
2019-07-24, 12:52

Uber loses more than $1bn in first quarterly report since IPO Company said it now had 93 million customers who are active on a monthly basis, 33% higher than the same period last yearUber lost more than $1bn in the first three months of the year, the ride-sharing company announced on Thursday.Releasing its first quarterly report since it became a public compan...
2019-05-31, 00:13

Workday quarterly revenue rises 33.4% Workday Inc reported a 33.4% rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, as the financial and human resources software maker enrolled more companies for its cloud-based software....
2019-05-28, 23:13

Girl, 5, 'hallucinating and screaming' after eating brownie laced with cannabis in cafe A HOME-MADE brownie sold at a popular Perth café caused a five-year-old girl to hallucinate and scream out loud at random intervals, her parents claim....
2019-07-03, 23:52

High times in ancient China revealed in funerary cannabis discovery Marijuana chemical residue has been found in incense burners apparently used during funerary rites at a mountainous site in western China in about 500 BC, providing what may be the oldest evidence of......
2019-06-12, 21:39

Cannabis-themed hotel opens in Essex – and it serves guests CBD cocktails THIS Essex lodging is dedicated to cannabis. The Green Coffee Lab and Leafy Hotel in Colchester serves CBD-infused products and boasts hemp-made furniture....
2019-06-05, 16:52

Why do some victims of a cannabis vomiting syndrome avoid it after switching to legal weed? People with cannabis hyperemesis syndrome — a problem some heavy smokers get that involves chronic vomiting — are usually told to quit. But some cure it by switching to a legal supply....
2019-08-10, 02:00

Coroner claims woman overdosed on cannabis, scientists call bullshit In the history of human existence there isn’t a single scrap of peer-reviewed, verified evidence supporting the idea that it’s possible to overdose on cannabis. Yet, somehow, a coroner from Louisiana claims to be 100-percent positive that a 39-year-old woman’s become the first to do so. His reasonin...
2019-06-08, 02:26

Colorado grows annual cannabis sales to $1 billion as other states struggle Colorado residents are spending $280 on marijuana, the highest average in states where marijuana legalization has passed. The cannabis market has already delivered $1 billion in revenue to Colorado and a first-mover advantage over other states....
2019-07-10, 14:13

Tombs in China reveal humans were smoking cannabis 2500 years ago Chemical traces on 2500-year-old wooden braziers are the earliest evidence that people had begun growing mutant marijuana strains that could make them stoned...
2019-06-12, 20:26

Recent cannabis use tied to memory deficits, slowed mental processing (Reuters Health) - People who have recently used cannabis may be more likely to experience memory deficits or difficulties with cognitive function than those who don't use the drug, a recent study suggests....
2019-07-18, 20:52

Oldest evidence of cannabis smoking found in ancient Chinese cemetery Enlarge / This is how the braziers were placed in the tomb alongside the deceased. (credit: Xinhua Wu) The broken wooden braziers, unearthed from 2,500-year-old tombs in Western China, contained burned, blackened stones, and the interior of the wooden vessels also looked charred. To find out what ...
2019-06-12, 23:26

Calgary announcement sees feds pledge $24.5M to fund cannabis use research Minister Bill Blair announced funding for Canada-based research into cannabis use, research into the impact of legalized cannabis on public health and public awareness projects....
2019-05-23, 05:26

Clinic prescribing medical cannabis for children set to open in Harley Street Families seeking medical cannabis for their children could soon be able to get it in Harley Street when London's first private clinic to offer the drug to youngsters opens next week....
2019-07-23, 18:39

Police searching for person who planted cannabis at Vermont statehouse lawn MONTPELIER, Vt. (WPTZ) — Police at the Vermont statehouse have found more than 30 cannabis plants in their flower beds. Capitol Police say they were notified Monday about a grouping of what appeared to be a marijuana plant in a nearby garden. Courtesy Capitol Police Department Upon further investiga...
2019-07-12, 04:39

American Eagle to start selling cannabis-based products this year American Eagle Outfitters Inc will start selling cannabidiol (CBD)-infused personal care products in the United States later this year, entering a fast-growing market for daily consumer goods made with cannabis derivatives....
2019-07-11, 13:39

UPDATE 1-Health Canada to allow some edible cannabis products starting mid-December Health Canada said http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/htmlnews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20190614:nCNWmFHMga on Friday that some edible cannabis products, extracts and topicals would be sold in physical or online stores from mid-December....
2019-06-15, 01:39

Kavos exposed: Cannabis sold in shops to Brit revellers over the counter KAVOS is known for its wild nightlife with young Brits heading to the Greek island of Corfu each summer, but this year there’s something new on offer to revellers....
2019-06-14, 00:52

Study Finds Signs Of Ritualized Cannabis Smoking 2,500 Years Ago In China Archaeologists have dug up evidence that people were catching a cannabis buzz way, way before Woodstock, before the Summer of Love and even before there were jazz clubs or alarmist movies warning of......
2019-06-13, 04:52

Cannabis has great medical potential. But don’t fall for the CBD scam | Mike Power The UK market for cannabidiol (CBD), a compound of cannabis, will soon be worth £1bn. But consumers are being connedRoll up, roll up, ladies and gentleman, and gather around. Do you, your loved one – or family pet – suffer from any of the following conditions? Cancer, epilepsy, diabetes, arthritis, ...
2019-07-01, 13:00

People Inhaled Cannabis to Get High at Funerals 2,500 Years Ago, New Evidence Suggests Humans have been smoking, eating, and wearing cannabis for millennia, and a new study out Wednesday presents some pretty strong evidence of people using it explicitly to get high back during the first century BCE in Central Asia. The paper suggests that the plant could have been cultivated to be mor...
2019-06-13, 00:39

UPDATE 1-Norway's sovereign fund will no longer own stakes in cannabis firms Norway's sovereign wealth fund will no longer own stakes in companies with direct exposure to the cannabis industry, a spokesman for the fund's manager, Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), said on Friday....
2019-05-24, 20:13

CannTrust suspends sales of cannabis products during Canada regulatory review Canada-based medical cannabis company CannTrust Holdings Inc said on Thursday it suspended sales of cannabis products after the federal health regulator found the company sold marijuana produced in unlicensed facilities....
2019-07-12, 09:52

Are bigger wheels really ruining ride quality? We pitted a sporty supermini against a big-rimmed, and theoretically more comfortable, premium SUV to find out You’ll have read plenty on these pages over the years about how a car’s wheel size affects how it drives. There’s a reason why we bang on about it with such regularity: yes, there may be s...
2019-06-30, 10:52

Bezos Says Amazon Will Bet Even Bigger Despite Antitrust Probes In a speech at an Amazon conference, CEO Jeff Bezos sounded unconcerned by reports that regulators are eyeing the company, potentially for a break-up....
2019-06-06, 23:52

U.S. has 'bigger problems' than plastic straws - Trump With plastic straw bans gaining popularity to protect the environment, President Donald Trump on Friday posed the question: What about other plastic dining items?...
2019-07-20, 05:13

'They don't get bigger than this': Fans gear up for France-USA showdown Paris' Parc des Princes stadium can hold 48,000 people at full capacity and every seat is expected to be taken on Friday night as hosts France take on the U.S. defending champions in a highly anticipated women's World Cup quarter-final....
2019-06-28, 22:13

Auto workers want bigger slice of profits Contract talks between the United Auto Workers union and Detroit’s three automakers are kicking off with the union taking a far less conciliatory stance than past years (July 15)       ...
2019-07-15, 22:39

Bigger and better becoming theme in defense sector, analyst says Dow component United Technologies and Raytheon announced an all-stock merger on Monday. Sheila Kahyaoglu, aerospace and defense analyst for Jefferies, and Ron Epstein, Bank of America, discuss the deal....
2019-06-10, 15:13

KCOM receives bigger takeover offer KCOM has recommended shareholders accept a new takeover from an Australian infrastructure group, having previously accepted a lower offer from a UK pension fund in April.The £563 million offer from Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) values shares at 109p and is £60 million tha...
2019-06-04, 15:26

‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 looks bigger and crazier than ever These kids just can’t catch a break. The final trailer for Season 3 of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” dropped Thursday night, and once again the children of Hawkins, Indiana, are getting a less-than-relaxing summer. “You let us in,” begins David Harbour’s Jim, presumably to Millie Bobby Brown’s Eleven....
2019-06-21, 16:13

World's biggest cave is even bigger than we thought Thanks to discoveries made during a recent expedition in Vietnam, it appears the world's largest cave, Son Doong, is even bigger than previously thought....
2019-05-27, 03:52

Jeremy Lin, ‘Reppin’ Asians With Everything I Have,’ Is Bigger Than an N.B.A. Title The Toronto Raptors guard became the first Asian-American to win an N.B.A. championship, but the moment meant more than the sport or its trophy. Lin always has....
2019-06-19, 02:26

Microsoft Teams is now officially bigger than Slack Enlarge / A Microsoft office (not to be confused with Microsoft Office). (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft Teams may have only been around for two years, but the group-chat platform is already larger than one of its main competitors. Microsoft announced that Teams has more than 13 milli...
2019-07-12, 03:39

It would have been a bigger disrespect if USA had not celebrated all 13 goals | Eni Aluko Criticism of the World Cup defending champions has been widespread since they thumped lowly Thailand by a record score in Tuesday’s group gameI have to say I’ve been surprised to see some of the reaction to the USA team’s celebrations during the 13‑0 win against Thailand. I think some of it is to do...
2019-06-13, 22:52

| Bafana heartbreak ... but bigger picture bright enough Still a long way from world-beaters, this finally AFCON-eliminated Bafana group nevertheless show hallmarks hinting at further growth potential, says Rob Houwing....
2019-07-11, 08:13

Ekow Essuman destined for bigger things Ekow Essuman becomes the first man to stop William Warburton since 2010. David Wainwright reports from the Harvey Hadden Sports Village The post Ekow Essuman destined for bigger things appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-08, 16:00

Trump says 'we have bigger problems than plastic straws' MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump dismissed the notion that plastic straws are a threat, which environmentalists and liberal activists have claimed are a major factor in ocean pollution. Trump's 2020 reelection campaign has also began selling Trump-branded plastic straws, which so...
2019-07-20, 11:52

The Galaxy Note 10+ vs. the competition: The behemoth gets bigger The Galaxy Note originally distinguished itself by being a big phone for people who needed to get things done. But, with so many flagship handsets bearing huge screens and better cameras (including the S10+), the Note was starting to look like an als......
2019-08-08, 07:00

Toll Brothers quarterly profit falls 24% U.S. luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc posted a 24% fall in quarterly profit on Tuesday, hit by slower demand and shrinking gross margins from home sales....
2019-08-21, 00:13

Viacom beats quarterly revenue estimates Viacom, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central, and Nickelodeon, beat estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday, helped by a rare growth in domestic advertising revenue....
2019-08-09, 16:26

Morgan Stanley Quarterly Profit Falls 10% Quarterly profit fell 10% at Morgan Stanley, the last of the big U.S. banks to report earnings in a mixed quarter where trading slowed and Main Street banks carried the day....
2019-07-18, 15:39

Abbott Labs quarterly profit jumps 37% Abbott Laboratories Inc reported a 37% rise in quarterly profit on Wednesday, driven by demand for its heart devices and FreeStyle Libre system used to monitor blood sugar levels....
2019-07-17, 14:52

UnitedHealth reports 12.7% rise in quarterly profit UnitedHealth Group Inc reported a 12.7% rise in second-quarter profit on Thursday, as the company added more members to its health plans and revenue climbed in its Optum unit, which includes its pharmacy benefit management business....
2019-07-18, 12:39

Marriott reports 2% drop in quarterly revenue Marriott International Inc, the world's largest hotel company, reported a 2% drop in quarterly revenue on Monday due to slowing global economic growth that weighed on business travel....
2019-08-06, 01:13

Lululemon quarterly revenue beats estimates Canadian athletic apparel maker Lululemon Athletica Inc reported better-than-expected first-quarter revenue as efforts to boost sales at its stores and online investments paid off....
2019-06-12, 23:39

AT&T beats quarterly phone subscriber estimates AT&T Inc on Wednesday beat Wall Street estimates for net wireless subscribers who pay a monthly bill as it grounded out some growth in a saturated market and continues to bundle media content from Time Warner into new wireless plans....
2019-07-24, 12:52

Costco quarterly revenue beats estimates Warehouse club operator Costco Wholesale Corp reported quarterly revenue above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, helped by its online business and a rise in membership fees....
2019-05-30, 23:01

Anthem Inc reports 8% rise in quarterly profit Anthem Inc reported an 8% rise in second-quarter profit on Wednesday as the U.S. health insurer benefited from higher sales of its government-backed health plans....
2019-07-24, 12:52

PepsiCo quarterly revenue beats estimates PepsiCo Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue on Tuesday, as the beverage and snack maker benefited from adding healthier snacks, sparkling waters and juices to cater to consumers looking beyond sodas and chips....
2019-07-09, 12:39

Texas Instruments quarterly revenue falls 9 pct Texas Instruments Inc reported an 8.7% drop in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, as it grappled with slowing demand for microchips that started late last year....
2019-07-23, 22:26

Advisors down on crypto but give cannabis stocks and passive investing a thumbs up: survey The advisor survey from the Financial Planning Association reveals advisors are upbeat about the economy, still like passive investing and are interested in cannabis-related holdings but remain skeptical about cryptocurrencies....
2019-06-06, 15:13

Research Traces Cannabis Plant Origins to the Tibetan Plateau 28 Million Years Ago A fascinating new study published in the journal Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, on May 14, details the work of a team of researchers from the University of Vermont who present their evidence that the cannabis plant “evolved 28 million years ago at a specific area on the Tibetan plateau.” ...
2019-05-23, 02:00

The Cannabis Debate: Three spells in jail, but now Linda earns $9,000 a month – dealing legally A California scheme is trying to right past wrongs in the justice system by fast-tracking low-income former drug criminals into running legitimate cannabis companies. David Cohen investigates...
2019-07-04, 17:26

American Eagle to start selling cannabis-based balms, lotions this year American Eagle Outfitters Inc will start selling cannabidiol (CBD)-infused personal care products in the United States later this year, entering a market that has seen booming demand among the apparel retailer's core younger customers....
2019-07-11, 22:00

Ancient Chinese Death Rituals Involved Smoking Cannabis Specifically “To Get High” Archaeological evidence gathered at the excavation of ‘eight ancient Chinese tombs’ has finally determined that people were indeed smoking cannabis 2,500 years ago, just to “get high”. ...
2019-06-13, 16:52

Cramer's lightning round: Cronos, Aphria have eclipsed Canopy in the cannabis business "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he's giving his answers to callers' stock questions at rapid speed....
2019-08-21, 03:39

‘The Nanny’ star Fran Drescher gets candid about cannabis: ‘Now I understand its medicinal attributes’ Fran Drescher said she has a great appreciation for cannabis since she had to undergo a hysterectomy after being diagnosed with uterine cancer back in 2000....
2019-08-12, 14:52

Mike Tyson reveals plans to launch 407-acre cannabis holiday resort MIKE Tyson hopes to open a cannabis resort in California. The Tyson Ranch can be visited by weed fans – but it'll also be used for research purposes....
2019-06-11, 10:52

After Hurricane Irma, St. Maarten resorts have rebuilt to become bigger and better After extensive and expensive rebuilding, the beachfront resorts are bigger, better and armed with an array of vacation must-dos.       ...
2019-07-03, 05:26

China's Factories Take a Bigger-Than-Expected Hit From U.S. Trade Battle Activity in Chinese factories slumped in May, as new orders for goods fell in response to uncertainties created by the escalating trade dispute with the U.S....
2019-05-31, 11:52

Huge T. rex fossil suggests many dinosaurs were bigger than we thought The discovery of a T. rex that was 400 kilograms heavier than any other found so far suggests we may have underestimated the size of this and other dinosaurs...
2019-05-21, 14:52

CONCACAF's New World Cup Qualifying Format Is Bigger (And Dumber) Than Ever CONCACAF’s convoluted World Cup qualifying format has always been tilted in favor the big boys at the expense of the teams in the confederation’s bottom tier, making it so the dozens of small nations had essentially no hope of ever playing in the World Cup. It’s understandable why CONCACAF sought to...
2019-07-11, 01:00

England’s World Cup win must launch something bigger, says Andrew Strauss • Former director of cricket wants ECB to capitalise on euphoria• Strauss says success of 2005 Ashes was not built onAndrew Strauss, England’s former director of cricket, has urged the game’s power brokers to learn from the mistakes of the past and capitalise on England’s World Cup success, declarin...
2019-07-16, 19:39

McIlroy: Open's return to Northern Ireland 'bigger than me' Despite competing on home soil in Northern Ireland, Rory McIlroy said there's no added pressure to win this week's Open Championship at Royal Portrush....
2019-07-17, 23:13

This Spring's Flooding Crisis Is Part of a Bigger Pattern for the U.S. The United States has faced historic flooding this spring. From the Midwest to California to the Southern Plains, record precipitation has begotten both slow-moving and flash floods. Read more......
2019-05-30, 23:39

A-Rod takes bigger swing at residential real estate in NYC Yankee legend Alex Rodriguez is continuing his apartment buying spree in New York City — just not with Barbara Corcoran. Earlier this month, The Post exclusively reported that the retired third baseman had teamed up with the “Shark Tank” judge to buy a 21-unit rental building in the East Village — t...
2019-06-27, 19:13

After 'Fortnite,' Giving Developers a Bigger Share of the Revenue Pie Every time a videogame is purchased from a digital store like Google Play, its creator typically has to give up nearly a third of the sale to the retailer. Tim Sweeney, leader of the cultural force “Fortnite,” thinks that’s unfair, and he’s pushing for change....
2019-06-18, 16:52

Could Jeopardy! episode be bigger than biggest sports upset? Two sports analytics professors studied James Holzhauer's win streak and say a loss would be more unlikely than Buster Douglas beating Mike Tyson.        ...
2019-06-03, 22:01

New Volvo SUVs: bigger and smaller XC models in pipeline News 12 Aug, 2019 Volvo SUV range set to grow with flagship XC100 and entry-level sub-XC40 on the radar. Our exclusive images preview how they could look...
2019-08-12, 22:26

Trona, California, was trying to bounce back. Then an earthquake hit. Then a bigger one. "If we have another quake, I am not going to have a house," said a resident coping with damage in the 1,500-person town of Trona, California.        ...
2019-07-07, 13:13

Uber's COO and CMO to step down as CEO Khosrowshahi takes on bigger role Khosrowshahi said he will take on a more involved role in the company, with the heads of core businesses such as Ridesharing and Uber Eats now reporting directly to him....
2019-06-08, 00:26

India Is Looking to Create Its Own Davos for Bigger Global Role India is contemplating organizing an annual global investors' meet in the country, akin to the World Economic Forum in the alpine resort of Davos, to carve out a bigger global role for itself....
2019-07-05, 17:39

‘If All of Us Come Out, We Can Win.’ Hong Kong Protesters Call for Even Bigger March Hong Kong activists are calling for renewed protests with an even bigger turnout this weekend after police yesterday fired tear gas and rubber bullets in an attempt to quell demonstrations amid a spiraling political crisis. A leading pro-democracy organization announced a mass march against a bill t...
2019-06-13, 13:39

Microsoft says its Teams app is bigger than Slack and growing faster The success of Teams, in relation to Slack, is an example of how Microsoft can make hits out of young products by distributing it to existing customers....
2019-07-11, 22:00

"Bigger Problems" Than Plastic Straws, Says Donald Trump Swapping paper for plastic turned out to be the last straw for Donald Trump, who said Friday there are "bigger problems" than plastic drinking straws -- the day after his reelection campaign manager......
2019-07-20, 05:00

The bigger picture of Yankees’ huge doubleheader sweep The Yankees proved Thursday night they can win with or without Aaron Boone at the helm. Fearing his players and coaches might get tossed for blistering neophyte fill-in umpire Brennan Miller’s strike zone from the dugout in the second inning of the day’s first game, the Yankees manager got in Miller...
2019-07-19, 06:13

ASUS’ redesigned touchscreen trackpad is bigger and more intuitive It's only been about a year since ASUS introduced the ZenBook Pro with a touchscreen trackpad called a ScreenPad, and the company is already back with an updated version. To celebrate its thirtieth anniversary, ASUS unveiled a slew of intriguin......
2019-05-27, 14:39

New, confusing W-4 form is coming for 2020: What to do now to get bigger tax refund Taxpayers still can file the old W-4 form to have more money withheld from their paychecks. A new W-4 is expected to roll out late this year for 2020.       ...
2019-06-20, 12:26

Madoff Whistleblower alleges that GE is a 'bigger fraud than Enron' General Electric shares fell after Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos targets the conglomerate in a new report, calling it "a bigger fraud than Enron."...
2019-08-16, 12:26

The second annual By The People festival aims to be bigger, better and barge-ier An art barge on the Anacostia and a highbrow video installation in a hotel are just two examples of how Halcyon's festival is bringing art and civic dialogue to every corner of D.C....
2019-06-13, 01:39

Google Pixel 4 will see series' first RAM upgrade, as well as a bigger screen While the Google Pixel 3 was definitely 'premium' in terms of price, some of its features – like a small screen size, and low RAM – didn't adhere to what we consider a flagship phone. It looks like the Google Pixel 4 could address some of those concerns, however.Speaking...
2019-07-19, 10:52

Predictive policing AI is a bigger scam than psychic detectives Law enforcement agencies around the world have recently begun extricating themselves from expensive, ineffective predictive policing systems. The machine learning equivalent of psychic detectives, it turns out, simply doesn’t work. AI can’t predict crime In Palo Alto, California a three-year long pr...
2019-07-09, 04:52

Tokyo 2020 refugee team to be bigger than in Rio: IOC's Bach The Tokyo 2020 Olympics refugee team will be bigger than the inaugural 10-member squad in Rio de Janeiro four years ago, the International Olympic Committee said on Thursday....
2019-06-20, 20:00

Fears of bigger California tremors after quake and 'swarmaggedon' The strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years came after a "swarmaggedon" of 1,000 small tremors last month - and experts warn an even bigger quake could hit the US state....
2019-07-05, 14:39

Veteran cannabis company Harborside joins wave of US firms listing on Canadian exchange Harborside, a prominent Bay Area dispensary chain, wants to establish itself as the dominant player in Northern California's cannabis industry. To do that, it's gone to Canada....
2019-06-11, 12:13

Couche-Tard makes strategic cannabis move with large investment in Fire & Flower Couche-Tard has agreed to make a strategic investment in Edmonton's Fire & Flower, which will use the money to expand its cannabis stores and digital retail platform....
2019-07-24, 16:26

Senate panel looks at easing cannabis laws that restrict access to mainstream banking services U.S. lawmakers are looking at easing restrictions on cannabis laws that restrict the industry's access to mainstream banking services at a Senate hearing Tuesday — as momentum to reform federal marijuana laws builds in Congress....
2019-07-23, 16:39

Napa Valley, but for weed: Cannabis bill would tighten rules for claiming place of origin Like purveyors of fine wines, some cannabis industry insiders are backing a bill regulating who can use place names and appellations in weed brands.       ...
2019-07-23, 17:00

The Cannabis Debate: Legalisation could mean opportunities for investors but disruption for thousands of dealers on London estates Marco leaned against the front door of his high-rise flat in Battersea and lit up his sixth joint of the day. "There are maybe 800 flats in these endz, bruv," he said, scanning the surrounding tower blocks. "Perfect for a man like me to do his business."...
2019-07-01, 16:26

Study Shows Adults Who Can Legally Obtain Cannabis Use It as Substitute for Opioids and Other Prescription Drugs A recent study has found that adults with access to legal cannabis not only use it to help with pain and trouble sleeping, but they often use it as a substitute for prescription medication, including opioids....
2019-07-03, 16:52

Senate cannabis hearing shows challenges to rewriting pot laws despite growing support in Congress A much-hyped congressional hearing on easing cannabis banking restrictions served as a reminder Tuesday that reforming pot laws remains an uphill battle in Congress despite growing bipartisan support among lawmakers....
2019-07-23, 20:26

UPDATE 1-Canopy Growth fourth-quarter revenue beats as cannabis sales soar Pot producer Canopy Growth Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue on Thursday, as efforts to strengthen its retail operations paid off and increased production capacity resulted in higher sales following Canada's legalization of recreational cannabis....
2019-06-21, 04:13

Suncor Energy quarterly profit triples on tax gain Suncor Energy Inc, Canada's second-largest oil and gas producer, said on Wednesday its profit nearly tripled in the second quarter due to a deferred income tax gain of C$1.12 billion ($852.49 million)....
2019-07-25, 04:52

Keystone operator TC Energy's quarterly profit rises 43% Pipeline operator TC Energy reported a 43.3% rise in second-quarter profit on Thursday, helped by higher volumes of crude shipped on its Keystone Pipeline System....
2019-08-01, 14:13

Adient quarterly earnings plunge, but shares rise 32% Adient, despite a major drop in quarterly earnings, noted new business wins with GM, Ford, Volkswagen and Kia. Shares rose nearly 32 percent on the news....
2019-08-06, 23:52

Travelers quarterly profit rises on higher premiums Property and casualty insurer Travelers Cos Inc reported a 6.3% rise in second-quarter profit on Tuesday, getting a boost from higher net investment income and premiums....
2019-07-23, 14:13

Alimentation Couche-Tard quarterly profit falls 25% Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc reported a 25% fall in quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the convenience store operator was hit by lower fuel sales and higher expenses....
2019-07-09, 23:39

CBOE TO LAUNCH QUARTERLY GLD OPTIONS ON FRIDAY, APRIL 9 CHICAGO, IL, April 8, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that it will begin trading quarterly options on the SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) on Friday, April 9. Initial expirations will be in June, September, December and March 2011. Quarterly options, which were first l......
2019-05-22, 02:26

Apache Corp adjusted quarterly profit falls nearly 80% U.S. oil and gas producer Apache Corp reported a 78.6% fall in second-quarter adjusted profit on Wednesday, weighed down by lower oil, gas and natural gas liquids prices....
2019-08-01, 06:13

Disney's Quarterly Revenue Surges but Profit Drops Disney’s acquisition of several key 21st Century Fox properties, along with streaming service Hulu, drove revenue past $20 billion in the latest period but also cut into profit. Shares fell after hours....
2019-08-07, 02:52

UPDATE 1-AT&T beats quarterly phone subscriber estimates AT&T Inc on Wednesday beat Wall Street estimates for net wireless subscribers who pay a monthly bill as it grounded out some growth in a saturated market and continued to bundle media content from Time Warner into new wireless plans....
2019-07-24, 13:13

Canadian National Railway quarterly profit rises 4% Canadian National Railway Co reported a 4% rise in quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the country's largest railroad operator shipped higher volumes of crude and refined petroleum products....
2019-07-23, 22:26

Chipotle beats quarterly same-store sales estimates Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly same-store sales on Tuesday, as the fast-casual chain's aggressive investments in delivery and advertising lifted sales of its burritos and tacos....
2019-07-24, 00:39

Samsung Expects Quarterly Operating Profit to Fall More Than 50% Samsung Electronics said it expects its second-quarter operating profit to decline 56.3% from a year earlier as sluggish demand for memory chips was exacerbated by the nagging U.S.-China trade dispute....
2019-07-05, 08:52

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Reports Record Quarterly Results CHICAGO, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported record net income allocated to common stockholders of $48.5 million, or $0.56 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2014, compared with $41.8 million, or $0.48 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2013...
2019-05-21, 22:26

Delta Air quarterly profit surges 39% on higher fares Delta Air Lines Inc reported a 39.3% rise in quarterly profit on Thursday, as the second-largest U.S. carrier benefited from higher fares and flying fuller planes....
2019-07-11, 13:39

China's Tencent cautious after surge in quarterly profit China's Tencent Holdings , the world's largest gaming company by revenue, warned on Wednesday of a difficult economic environment even as it reported a better-than-expected 35% jump in quarterly profit....
2019-08-14, 17:13

Wendy's quarterly revenue falls short of estimates Burger chain Wendy's Co reported quarterly revenue on Wednesday that fell short of analysts' estimates, hit by tough competition in a crowded U.S. fast-food market....
2019-08-07, 15:00

CBOE Holdings Announces 20% Increase In Quarterly Dividend CHICAGO, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors has raised the company's quarterly dividend to $0.18 per share from $0.15 per share, an increase of 20 percent. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121022/MM97794LOGO-a) ...
2019-05-21, 22:26

Bank of Montreal adjusted quarterly profit rises 4% Canada's fourth largest lender, Bank of Montreal, reported a 4% rise in adjusted quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by its personal and commercial banking business....
2019-05-29, 12:52

Hack of U.S. Border Control Contractor Is Way Bigger Than the Government Is Letting On Even as Homeland Security officials attempted to downplay the impact of a security intrusion that reached deep into the network of a federal surveillance contractor, secret documents, handbooks, and slides concerning the nation’s border control operations are beginning to be widely shared online.Re...
2019-06-22, 03:13

2019 iPhone XR May Feature Bigger Battery Than Last Year's Model The 2019 version of the iPhone XR is expected to feature a 3,110mAh battery, which is bigger than the 2,942mAh battery that the company added in original iPhone XR....
2019-06-12, 13:13

The Two Disappointing Cadillac V-Series Cars Are Just Part of a Bigger Letdown When you consider everything that Cadillac has gone through in the last 14 months—an ousted CEO in part over the company’s failure to build SUVs quickly enough, leaving Manhattan for beautiful Warren, Michigan, cancelling its subscription service, trotting out a nameless rendering of an electric cr...
2019-05-31, 23:39

Women's World Cup match attracts bigger TV audience than cricket England’s victory over Scotland attracted average audience of 4.6 million, compared with 550,000 for men’s cricketWomen’s football is now more popular than cricket – at least when it comes to TV ratings.England’s victory over Scotland in the Women’s World Cup attracted an average audience of 4.6 mil...
2019-06-10, 18:52

iPhone users can now download bigger apps & games over cellular Apple has never been a fan of large file downloads over data, but this week the Cupertino giant has unexpected upped its cellular download limit for iPhones and iPads to 200MB from the previous cap of 150MB.The move means iOS users are now free to download bigger apps and games from the App Store. L...
2019-06-01, 00:26

Stunning but Deadly, China’s Bioluminescent Algal Blooms Are Getting Bigger Satellite imagery taken over the past two decades shows that the toxic bioluminescent microorganisms responsible for China’s sparkling blue seas are becoming increasingly abundant.Read more......
2019-06-13, 20:26

Elliott calls for break-up and bigger buyback at Germany's Scout24 U.S. activist investor Elliott [ECAL.UL] has urged German classifieds group Scout24 to sell its car listings business and ramp up a share buyback program to boost returns to investors....
2019-08-05, 16:13

Beavers bigger than Justin Bieber used to roam the Earth: study Before the end of the last Ice Age, giant beavers roamed the wetlands of North America. Scientists are now speculating why a species considered highly successful for its time — much like superstar Justin Bieber is today — would have died out, and how this information can inform the survi...
2019-06-01, 00:26

Tata Nexon XT+ Variant Introduced; Gets A Bigger 7-Inch Touchscreen As Well Tata Motors has silently introduced a new XT+ variant for the Nexon SUV, to replace the older XT trim. The new Tata Nexon XT+ variant is now listed on the company's official website and is priced at......
2019-08-05, 22:13

An Ambitious Search for Aliens Came Up Short—so Astrobiologists Are Thinking Bigger The Breakthrough Listen project has completed a sweeping search of over 1,700 nearby stars for signs of alien technology. Sadly, no evidence of extraterrestrials was found, but the $100 million project took a major leap forward in terms of its ability to continue the search.Read more......
2019-06-20, 02:26

Fury, Wilder building heavyweight rematch into bigger blockbuster Tyson Fury put on a masterful performance on Saturday to raise his profile with fans and generate excitement for a second fight with Deontay Wilder. Both men have more work to do, but so far, so good....
2019-06-17, 22:26

Google Pixel 4 range could have bigger screens and thicker bodies With Google itself teasing the likely Pixel 4 design, we now have a good idea of what the upcoming phones will look like, but there are a lot of things that we still don’t know, such as how big their screens might be. Now, though, some potential sizes have leaked.According to @OnLeaks (a repu...
2019-06-18, 12:52

Bryan Habana: 'World Cup win for Siya Kolisi would be bigger than Mandela' In Manhattan, the Springbok great discussed retirement, race and how the Rugby World Cup in Japan could eclipse the events of 1995Lunch with Bryan Habana happens in New York, which is not where one would usually find a great South Africa wing. Not long before we sit down, though, the France centre M...
2019-05-24, 02:52

Bigger cuts expected: 23,000 more Ford layoffs needed, analysts say Ford CEO Jim Hackett plans for layoffs won't deliver savings the company has said it wants. An analyst says another 23,000 layoffs are needed.        ...
2019-05-22, 14:39

Arctic wildfires spew soot and smoke cloud bigger than EU Plume from unprecedented blazes forecast to reach Alaska as fires rage for third monthA cloud of smoke and soot bigger than the European Union is billowing across Siberia as wildfires in the Arctic Circle rage into an unprecedented third month.The normally frozen region, which is a crucial part of t...
2019-08-12, 19:52

Is bigger better? Gannett merger will test whether local news can be saved. Some experts predict the deal, if successful, will lead to a much more dramatic consolidation of newspaper ownership, with Tribune Publishing, McClatchy and other chains discussed as companies that may join others....
2019-08-09, 22:13

The Englishman looking to make football bigger than cricket in Bangladesh | Ben Fisher Jamie Day, a former Arsenal trainee, goes into World Cup qualifiers aiming high as manager of BangladeshSouth Korea, Indonesia, Cambodia and then Thailand, for a training camp. The past 12 months read like a backpacker’s paradise but, for Jamie Day, those Asian countries equate to business, pit stop...
2019-06-05, 15:52

Mammals evolve bigger brains when dads take on parenting duties The parents of mammals with larger brains tend to share parenting duties, according to a new study, with both mom and dad involved in raising offspring....
2019-05-30, 16:00

‘Ghost’ Fishing Gear Is a Bigger Threat to Sharks Than We Realized Not even the oceans’ top predators can escape the ruinous embrace of humanity’s plastic waste, suggests new research. The study indicates that over recent decades, many hundreds of sharks have been reported falling victim to entanglement in fishing gear and other marine plastic debris.Read more......
2019-07-09, 16:26

Brett Gardner thriving in unexpected bigger role for Yankees For a guy who didn’t know how he would fit in at the beginning of the year, Brett Gardner has certainly found his place once again with the Yankees. Gardner had his three-game home run streak come to an end Friday night, but he showed no signs of faltering as the Yankees began the second......
2019-07-13, 10:00

Uber Comfort launches with bigger cars and ‘no conversation’ option Uber is rolling out a new service level for riders today, one that offers additional "comfort" features such as extra leg room and quiet time. Read More...
2019-07-09, 16:52

'It's much bigger than abortion': five state lawmakers who fought against six-week bans A wave of Republican-backed laws severely restricting abortions has swept statehouses this year – but not without voices raised in oppositionSo far in 2019, nine states have voted to ban or restrict abortion after six weeks, which is before many women even know they’re pregnant. These laws were pass...
2019-07-08, 09:13

Oil prices rise amid bigger-than-expected fall in US stockpiles Oil prices rose on Wednesday, led by U.S. crude after an industry group reported that U.S. stockpiles fell for a fourth week in a row, alleviating concerns about oversupply amid global trade tensions....
2019-07-10, 07:13

The bigger they are, the harder they fall — WeWork and Uber’s fight against reality We now know that Uber is worth one of two amounts: precisely $68.95bn or absolutely anything. Never before has a company both been a worthless empty assetless cathedral to hope over unit economics and an invaluable first mover stake in the future of all human mobility.   San Francisco is a city buil...
2019-07-01, 13:26

CBS, Viacom reunite with plans for bigger role in streaming TV wars CBS Corp and Viacom Inc have reached a deal to reunite media mogul Sumner Redstone's U.S. entertainment empire, betting that a larger company will be able to compete and partner better in a media industry dominated by giants....
2019-08-14, 14:39

A second earthquake hit Southern California in as many days. It's five times bigger than Thursday's A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake swayed buildings and cracked foundations in Southern California on Friday night, sending terrified residents sleeping on the streets a day after another temblor hit....
2019-07-06, 16:26

Report: GE committed fraud 'bigger than Enron, WorldCom combined' A fraud investigator accused General Electric of using accounting tricks to cover up tens of billions in losses in what he calls "a bigger fraud than Enron."...
2019-08-16, 13:39

Cargill quarterly profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Global commodities trader Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] reported a 41% drop in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war and also flooding in the central United States that hit marketing and transportation of grains and livestock....
2019-07-11, 20:26

Abercrombie & Fitch misses quarterly same-store sales estimates Abercrombie & Fitch Co missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly same-store sales on Wednesday, hurt by slowing demand for its surf-themed Hollister apparel....
2019-05-29, 15:00

Oracle quarterly profit beats estimates; shares rise Oracle Corp beat fourth-quarter revenue and profit estimates on Wednesday, as the business software maker benefited from demand for its on-premise IT, cloud services and license support businesses, sending its shares up as much as 7% in extended trading....
2019-06-19, 23:39

Experian's quarterly revenue rises 4% on North America boost Experian, the world's biggest credit data company, reported a 4% rise in revenue on Tuesday, benefiting from higher business across automotive, health, business credit and decision analytics segments in North America, its largest market....
2019-07-16, 10:52

China's Economy Slows To 6.2%, Worst Quarterly Expansion In 3 Decades China's growth slowed to its weakest pace in almost three decades in the second quarter, with the US-China trade war and weakening global demand weighing on the world's number-two economy, official......
2019-07-15, 08:26

Target quarterly same-store sales top estimates, shares jump 8% Target Corp's same-store sales for the first quarter beat Wall Street estimates on Wednesday, benefiting from higher online sales and an increase in shoppers at its stores, sending its shares up more than 8% in early trading....
2019-05-22, 13:01

Panasonic quarterly profit nearly halves on China, Tesla woes The U.S.-China trade dispute is making it more difficult for Panasonic, which supplies battery cells to Tesla Inc., to execute its strategy of focusing more on automakers and corporate clients....
2019-07-31, 22:26

CBOE Holdings Increases Quarterly Dividend By 10 Percent, To $0.23 Per Share CHICAGO, IL – July 29, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 10-percent increase in the company’s quarterly cash dividend, to $0.23 from $0.21 per share of common stock. The change will be effective with the third-quarter dividend and pa...
2019-05-21, 21:52

Kohl's quarterly profit beat lifts shares even as sales dip Department store operator Kohl's Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue on Tuesday and said it expects to benefit from newer partnerships and the expansion of its Amazon returns program in the second half of the year....
2019-08-20, 14:39

Nordstrom cuts 2019 forecast after quarterly results miss big Nordstrom Inc on Tuesday cut its forecast for full-year sales and profit after reporting weaker than expected first-quarter results that were hurt by the roll out of a new loyalty program and slow sales of full-priced women's clothing....
2019-05-22, 02:13

UPDATE 1-Wendy's quarterly revenue falls short of estimates Burger chain Wendy's Co reported quarterly revenue on Wednesday that fell short of analysts' estimates, hit by tough competition in a crowded U.S. restaurant market. The results come weeks after other established chains such as McDonald's Corp, Chipotle Mexican Grill and Starbucks Corp reported sol...
2019-08-07, 15:00

UPDATE 1-Loblaw quarterly profit falls on higher costs Loblaw Cos Ltd reported a 2.4% fall in quarterly profit on Wednesday, as the Canadian food retailer continues to invest in building its e-commerce network and retail stores....
2019-07-24, 13:13

Hilton quarterly profit beats on steady travel demand U.S. hotel operator Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc topped Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by a steady demand for its rooms in the United States....
2019-07-24, 13:13

PepsiCo's mini-sized sodas boost quarterly results PepsiCo Inc's quarterly revenue and profit beat Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, boosted by higher sales of its traditional Pepsi soda as well as snacks Lay's and Dorito chips....
2019-07-09, 16:52

Mylan quarterly revenue misses estimates, shares fall Drugmaker Mylan missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue, hurt by restructuring at its Morgantown plant in West Virginia and a stronger dollar,....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Lumentum says it's halting all Huawei shipments; cuts its quarterly forecast Mobile phone parts producer Lumentum on Monday was the first U.S. company to confirm formally it was halting shipments to Huawei, following export restrictions put in place by the U.S....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Genetics play bigger role in autism risk than environmental factors (Reuters Health) - Most of the variation in risk for autism may be explained by genetics rather than differences in environmental factors like lifestyle or community characteristics or certain pregnancy outcomes, a study in five countries suggests....
2019-07-24, 02:39

Asteroid Bigger Than Empire State Building to Pass by Earth Next Week A giant asteroid is hurling towards Earth; however, it will safely sail past next week, NASA's Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) has said....
2019-08-02, 20:13

In Egypt's Nile Delta, fishermen's families hope for a bigger catch In Egypt's Nile Delta, Om Ahmed ponders how her two sons will be able to marry and build new homes when they only earn about 70 Egyptian pounds ($4.10) from a day's fishing....
2019-05-23, 16:26

NBA free agency landscape could lead Knicks to bigger Kawhi push The Knicks believe they fared excellently in Thursday’s NBA draft, but head into the next step of free agency on June 30 with more caution and recasting expectations. The landscape has changed with Kevin Durant’s Achilles tear that will put him out next season and Kyrie Irving’s recent yen for Brook...
2019-06-22, 00:39

After Jacob deGrom and Corey Kluber, Stetson University Dreams Even Bigger With the pair of Cy Young Award winners among its alumni, the small college in Central Florida has a potent recruiting pitch as it eyes the national stage....
2019-05-21, 14:38

Many Americans Believe Fake News Is a Bigger Problem Than Racism, New Poll Finds Before an orange-tinged carnival barker began waging a war with the news media and Russian troll farms began spewing misinformation across social media to help said carnival barker ascend to the White House, the quality of news probably ranked fairly low among the things most Americans typically wor...
2019-06-09, 01:52

Bigger, slow-breeding species need extra protections, conservationists claim To better protect larger, slow-breeding species, conservationists, biologists and other decision makers rethink the "endangered species" definition, the authors of a new study suggest....
2019-05-21, 14:52

National Karting Championship Gets Bigger For 2019; JK Tyre Back As Sponsor JK Tyre will once again back the National Karting Championship in 2019 after a hiatus of two years. For the 2019 season though, the Karting Championship is all set to become bigger than ever with more......
2019-05-23, 15:00

Corn futures fall after USDA forecasts bigger-than-expected US crop The U.S. corn harvest will be bigger than previously forecast, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Monday, as the government issued a surprise boost to its yield estimate despite ongoing concerns in the country about a wet spring and dry summer limiting production....
2019-08-13, 06:52

The world’s largest cashew tree is bigger than a football field Check out the world’s largest cashew tree in Brazil. The 140-year-old tree brings in thousands of tourists each year, but is the future in doubt?       ...
2019-07-23, 18:39

Ask The Salty Waitress: Know any Jedi mind tricks for servers to get bigger tips? Dear Salty: I just graduated from college and I’m waitressing this summer. I’m good at serving (at least that’s what my boss says), I enjoy the customers, and I consider my job fun. So please know I’m slightly embarrassed to ask this question: Do you have any special techniques for getting a bigger ...
2019-06-14, 19:01

Oil prices rise as data shows bigger-than-expected fall in U.S. stockpiles Oil prices rose on Wednesday, led by U.S. crude after an industry group reported that U.S. stockpiles fell for a fourth week in a row, alleviating concerns about oversupply amid global trade tensions....
2019-07-10, 06:39

‘There’s a Bigger Lesson’: Laverne Cox Talks About the Future of Trans Visibility—Onscreen and Off Laverne Cox is looking beyond being “first.” Now nominated for her third Emmy since 2014 for Orange Is the New Black, which just aired its final season, the actress and activist, indisputably a pioneer in her field, spoke to W magazine about the honor. In particular, Cox spoke about the unique chall...
2019-08-16, 13:13

Spain's Podemos demands bigger government role to back Sanchez as PM Spain's far-left Podemos on Monday demanded higher profile government posts, upping the ante on the eve of Socialist Pedro Sanchez's confirmation vote as prime minister after politicians from both sides had said a deal was within reach....
2019-07-22, 21:52

New spy czar: Cyber a bigger threat than illegal immigrants ‘crossing the Rio Grande’ President Trump’s pick to be the nation’s spy czar believes that digital and cyber attacks are a much bigger threat than illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border....
2019-08-01, 03:26

General Electric shares tank following accusation of 'bigger fraud than Enron' Share price plummets as Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos claims company is engaging in $38bn accounting fraudThe whistleblower who exposed Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme has accused General Electric of wide-scale fraud, sending the US conglomerate’s share price into a tailspin. Related: European...
2019-08-16, 16:00

Trump Fed nominee Judy Shelton calls for bigger cut to interest rates Wall Street traders anticipate a more modest 25-basis-point cut when the Fed meets to set interest rate policy on July 30 and 31, but Shelton said there is justification for a deeper cut, citing weak economic conditions overseas....
2019-07-23, 00:01

ANZ, Citi and Deutsche cartel case heads for 'bigger courtroom' in Australia A criminal cartel case against Australia and New Zealand Banking Group and the local units of Citigroup and Deutsche Bank was adjourned on Tuesday for further legal arguments ahead of a possible trial....
2019-07-09, 05:26

We asked top VCs to pick 22 cannabis startups they think will blow up, raise fresh rounds, or IPO this year. Check out our exclusive lists here. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante We asked 12 of the top cannabis VCs to pick which cannabis startups they think will blow up this year. The list is divided into two categories: cannabis tech, and consumer-facing startups. Subscribe to Business Insider Prime to read the cannabis tech startup list here, and ...
2019-06-04, 09:39

Harley-Davidson reports lower quarterly profit as tariffs bite Harley-Davidson Inc reported a 19.3% fall in quarterly profits on Tuesday, hurt by higher-tariff costs as well as a continued slide in sales in the United States....
2019-07-23, 14:13

Honeywell beats quarterly profit estimates, raises 2019 forecast Honeywell International Inc on Thursday reported a better-than-expected quarterly earnings and raised its full-year sales and profit forecasts, riding on higher demand for aircraft parts and spares, sending its shares up 1%....
2019-07-18, 13:52

UPDATE 1-Oracle quarterly profit beats estimates; shares rise Oracle Corp beat fourth-quarter revenue and profit estimates on Wednesday, as the business software maker benefited from demand for its on-premise IT, cloud services and license support businesses, sending its shares up as much as 7% in extended trading....
2019-06-20, 00:00

Tesla may set a quarterly record for deliveries, according to leaked Elon Musk email It’s sometimes hard to make sense of what’s going on with Tesla. Is the company on the verge of going bankrupt, or poised to set new records for deliveries? Well, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the answer to both questions could be “yes.” A few days ago, an internal email ...
2019-05-24, 03:52

Derivatives Expiry, Quarterly Results To Guide Market Trend: Experts Companies such as Larsen & Toubro, TVS Motor Company, Hindustan Unilever, Zee Entertainment Enterprises, IDFC First Bank, Ambuja Cements, Bank of Baroda, Biocon, Mphasis, Tata Motors, ABB India, Bajaj......
2019-07-21, 09:00

UPDATE 3-Nordstrom cuts 2019 forecast after quarterly results miss big Nordstrom Inc on Tuesday cut its forecast for full-year sales and profit after reporting weaker than expected first-quarter results that were hurt by the roll out of a new loyalty program and slow sales of full-priced women's clothing....
2019-05-22, 04:26

Autoliv slashes full-year outlook after quarterly profit slide Sweden's Autoliv cut its 2019 organic sales growth outlook on Friday, as the car safety equipment maker became the latest casualty of a deteriorating auto industry to report a quarterly earnings miss....
2019-07-19, 13:26

GM, Ford quarterly China sales slide again amid economy woes General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co announced their quarterly sales in China fell, albeit at a slower pace sequentially, as the U.S. automakers were hit by a slowing economy amid the Sino-U.S. trade war....
2019-07-05, 16:52

Mitsubishi quarterly earnings tumble on reduced deliveries, forex, r&d costs Mitsubishi kept its previously announced earnings outlook for operating profit to decline 19 percent in the current fiscal year ending March 31, 2020, with net income dropping 51 percent....
2019-07-24, 19:13

UPDATE 1-Hilton quarterly profit beats on steady travel demand U.S. hotel operator Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc topped Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by a steady demand for its rooms in the United States....
2019-07-24, 12:52

IAC explores option to spin off Match, ANGI; beats quarterly revenue IAC/InterActiveCorp said it was exploring the possibility of spinning off its stake in Tinder-parent Match Group and online homeservices provider ANGI Homeservices as it reported a better-than-expected quarterly revenue on Wednesday....
2019-08-08, 02:13

Michael Kors owner Capri beats quarterly revenue estimates Capri Holdings Ltd, formerly Michael Kors, reported slightly higher-than-expected quarterly revenue on Wednesday, helped by its recently acquired Versace brand and demand for Jimmy Choo stilettos....
2019-05-29, 13:26

Fox Corp beats quarterly profit estimates on higher affiliate fees Media company Fox Corp reported quarterly results that beat Wall Street estimates on Wednesday, boosted by higher fees collected from cable and satellite operators and online distributors....
2019-08-08, 02:13

iQOS boosts Philip Morris International's quarterly profit, revenue Philip Morris International beat second-quarter earnings and revenue estimates while hiking its full-year forecast as its new tobacco products gain momentum....
2019-07-18, 15:52

Nike misses quarterly profit estimates on higher marketing expenses Nike Inc missed analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Thursday, as the world's largest sportswear maker spent more on marketing and new product launches....
2019-06-27, 23:39

Mazda quarterly operating profit falls 79% on weak U.S., China sales Mazda has been struggling with falling demand for its vehicles while also recovering from flood-related damage to its factories in Japan. The automaker reiterated its forecast for a 33 percent rise in operating profit for the fiscal year ending in March. ...
2019-08-01, 15:13

The UN’s unyielding effort to tackle sexual abuse and exploitation: our quarterly update In the first quarter of 2019, according to latest figures released on Thursday, the United Nations recorded a total of 37 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) against UN personnel, including civilian and uniformed personnel from peacekeeping operations, agencies, funds and programmes. ...
2019-05-30, 20:13

Hyundai outlines U.S. sales plan amid quarterly profit rise The automaker is targeting a year-end U.S. market share of 4.2 percent, up from 3.9 percent last year, and plans to boost the mix of CUVs in its lineup....
2019-07-22, 19:52

Texas Instruments quarterly beat soothes demand jitters, shares up 6% Texas Instruments Inc provided some relief that a global slowdown in microchip demand would not be as long as feared, posting quarterly profit and revenue that beat Wall Street estimates on Tuesday....
2019-07-24, 02:52

Toshiba quarterly profit jumps on cost cuts, but misses estimates Japan's Toshiba Corp reported on Wednesday a 10-fold jump in first-quarter operating profit as it stepped up cost cuts across divisions, but the profit missed analyst estimates....
2019-08-07, 07:39

Adobe beats quarterly estimates on cloud strength; shares rise Adobe Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit and revenue on Tuesday, driven by growth in its digital media business that houses its flagship product Creative Cloud, sending its shares up 4.6% after market....
2019-06-19, 01:13

General Electric shares plunge after report alleges it’s a ‘bigger fraud than Enron’ A whistleblower who warned regulators about Bernie Madoff released a report alleging that the conglomerate hiding $38 billion in losses, an accusation its CEO denied....
2019-08-16, 14:26

Rand Paul wants Congress involved in Iran decision, says war would be 'a bigger mistake' than Iraq Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky, said a war with Iran would be an even bigger mistake than the war with Iraq, and pushed for Congress to get involved in the process of approval. ...
2019-06-19, 02:01

Warren promises bigger role for liberal groups in setting trade policy Elizabeth Warren promised Monday that she would make federal trade policy more transparent and give a bigger role labor and environmental groups in setting the policy. The top contender for the Democrat's 2020 presidential nomination said the change was intended to block corporations from setting th...
2019-07-31, 20:52

The Google-Genius copyright scandal reveals a much bigger problem for the internet giant A report earlier this week revealed how Genius, a site filled with song lyrics, was able to catch Google copying its content to display directly on the main Search results page. Google, meanwhile, explained what happened, placing the blame on the lyrics partner that it relies on for those lyrics. Ho...
2019-06-20, 04:26

Harley-Davidson fights for a bigger slice of India's huge motorcycle market Harley-Davidson is trying to expand its international presence to offset a declining market at home. Big opportunity lies in India, the world's largest motorcycle market. But 95 percent of Indian customers can't afford a Harley....
2019-06-04, 14:52

Bigger, better, bolder: Women’s World Cup ready to reach new heights | Suzanne Wrack The rapid evolution of women’s football means it is hard to pick a winner for the most anticipated Women’s World Cup in historyIt is finally here. The most anticipated Women’s World Cup in history is just days away and there is every chance it will be the best one too.Four years ago, more than 750 m...
2019-06-03, 12:39

Soccer: Beyond World Cup, U.S. team eyes bigger trophy - support for women's game The U.S. women's national soccer team on Tuesday launch their bid for a fourth World Cup, but beyond lifting the trophy the squad are also aiming for a cultural breakthrough for the game....
2019-06-11, 19:13

Divers discover world's biggest cave is even bigger than previously thought A team of divers has discovered that the largest cave in the world is even bigger than anybody previously thought.        ...
2019-05-21, 21:52

Mortgage lenders finally see bigger profit margins ahead, as demand surges The mortgage application numbers this week just put an exclamation point on an already positive trend for mortgage lenders. Consumer demand for mortgages, both to purchase a home and to refinance, is way up....
2019-06-12, 16:26

Bernie Sanders: Climate change poses a bigger threat to America than ISIS 2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said climate change represents a bigger threat to national security than ISIS or Al Qaeda, during a campaign speech in Des Moines, Iowa, Sunday. ...
2019-08-13, 01:13

Man Utd had spending power to make bigger statement in transfer window, says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists Manchester United did have the spending power to make a bigger statement in the transfer window – but he refused to waste money on the wrong targets....
2019-08-09, 16:26

More Than Half a Million Corals Died to Bring Bigger Ships Into Miami Port Off the coast of Miami, corals are dying. Why? Because of a 16-month-long project to expand the harbor channel. A new study shows how the project killed over half a million corals between 2013 and 2015.Read more......
2019-06-01, 00:13

Arsenal youngsters to play bigger role in first team with Freddie Ljungberg set for senior job Freddie Ljungberg is set to be handed a prominent role within Arsenal's first-team setup as the club look to improve the pathway between the academy and the seniors....
2019-06-05, 16:39

Brutal Sudanese Militia Leader Plays a Bigger Role in War-Torn Nation Some analysts call Lt. Gen. Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo—a former camel herder with no formal military training who has become rich with interests in gold mining and other sectors—the most powerful of the generals now ruling Sudan....
2019-06-20, 15:13

Tulsi Gabbard's Google lawsuit doesn't have much merit, but raises a bigger issue Everybody knows the Democratic establishment hates Tulsi Gabbard. But few of us, until now, considered that big tech could be in on the game to tilt the 2020 Democratic presidential primary against the Hawaii congresswoman....
2019-07-31, 17:39

Worried that popcorn ceiling is hiding bigger problems? Here's how to renovate on a budget Taking on a home renovation can be costly, stressful and time-consuming. Here are tips to keep your budget under control and your sanity intact.        ...
2019-06-05, 20:52

Sam Ehlinger shrugs off critics as he prepares for pressure of leading Texas to bigger heights Sam Ehlinger has been criticized. He's also been really successful. The Texas quarterback is simply focused on leading his team to championships.       ...
2019-07-17, 01:13

UPDATE 1-Union Pacific quarterly profit beats estimates on price gains Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator raised prices that helped offset volume declines due to a severe flood in the Midwest and the ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
2019-07-18, 16:13

Home Depot beats quarterly profit estimates, warns of tariff impact Home Depot Inc beat quarterly profit estimates on Tuesday as it sold more big-ticket items to high-spending builders and handymen, while flagging the potential impact of U.S. President Donald Trump's ongoing trade tussle with China on consumers....
2019-08-20, 18:52

UPDATE 1-Canadian Pacific quarterly profit rises on higher commodity shipments Canadian Pacific Railway reported a 33% rise in adjusted quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the country's second-largest railroad operator earned more from moving energy, chemicals, plastics as well as grains....
2019-07-16, 17:13

UPDATE 1-Lululemon beats quarterly estimates, raises full-year forecast Canadian athletic apparel maker Lululemon Athletica Inc's first-quarter profit and revenue beat analysts' expectations on Wednesday, as efforts to boost sales at its stores and online investments paid off....
2019-06-12, 23:39

UPDATE 1-Apache Corp adjusted quarterly profit plunges on lower prices U.S. oil and gas producer Apache Corp reported a 78.6% fall in second-quarter adjusted profit on Wednesday, hit by lower prices of oil, gas and natural gas liquids (NGL) and higher operating costs....
2019-08-01, 06:13

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Reports All-Time Record Quarterly Results For Second Quarter 2013 CHICAGO, Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported second quarter 2013 net income allocated to common stockholders of $45.5 million, or $0.52 per diluted share, compared with $37.9 million, or $0.44 per diluted share in the second quarter of 2012. On an adjusted...
2019-05-21, 22:26

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Announces Share Repurchase Program and Increase in Quarterly Dividend CHICAGO, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a share repurchase program that authorizes the company to purchase up to $100 million of its unrestricted common stock. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100614/CG...
2019-05-22, 02:00

UPDATE 1-Autoliv slashes full-year outlook after quarterly profit slide Sweden's Autoliv cut its 2019 sales growth outlook on Friday, as the car safety equipment maker became the latest casualty of a deteriorating auto industry to report weaker than expected quarterly earnings....
2019-07-19, 13:26

UPDATE 2-Lululemon raises full-year forecast, beats quarterly estimates Canadian athletic apparel maker Lululemon Athletica Inc raised its full-year forecasts and reported strong quarterly results on Wednesday, benefiting from its efforts to boost online presence in a highly competitive retail industry....
2019-06-13, 01:52

GM's China April-June sales fall 12%, fourth straight quarterly drop General Motors Co's second-quarter vehicle sales in China fell 12.2%, as the U.S. automaker was hurt by a slowing economy amid the Sino-U.S. trade war and by heightened competition in its key mid-priced SUV segment....
2019-07-05, 09:13

VF Corp raises full-year profit forecast after beating quarterly estimates VF Corp.'s quarterly revenue beat Wall Street expectations on Wednesday, helped by higher demand for its Vans sneakers and the North Face brand....
2019-07-24, 16:13

UPDATE 3-Slow loan growth, higher provision eat into CIBC quarterly profit Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce missed profit estimates for the third straight quarter on Wednesday, as weak loan growth and higher loan loss provisions in retail banking more than offset gains in capital markets business....
2019-05-22, 17:00

Exxon quarterly profit to feel pinch of weaker natural gas, chemical earnings Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday lower natural gas and chemical margins in its second quarter would offset improved crude and refining operations, pointing to flat profits sequentially and down from a year-earlier....
2019-07-02, 02:00

Oracle rises on strong quarterly forecast driven by licenses, cloud services Oracle Corp on Wednesday forecast current-quarter profit above estimates, as the business software maker benefited from demand for its on-premise IT, cloud services and license support businesses, sending its shares up as much as 7% in extended trading....
2019-06-20, 07:52

UPDATE 2-PepsiCo's core soda brand, chips boost quarterly results PepsiCo Inc's quarterly revenue and profit beat Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, boosted by higher sales of its traditional Pepsi soda as well as snacks Lay's and Dorito chips....
2019-07-09, 16:13

UPDATE 2-Adobe beats quarterly estimates on cloud strength; shares rise Adobe Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit and revenue on Tuesday, driven by growth in its digital media business that houses its flagship product Creative Cloud, sending its shares up 4.6% after market....
2019-06-19, 01:13

UPDATE 2-Fox Corp beats quarterly profit estimates on higher affiliate fees Media company Fox Corp reported quarterly results that beat Wall Street estimates on Wednesday, boosted by higher fees collected from cable and satellite operators and online distributors....
2019-08-08, 00:26

Coca-Cola Beats Analysts Estimate On Quarterly Profit, Raises Forecast Coca-Cola bought Britain-based Costa Coffee for $5.1 billion and recently rolled out ready-to-drink coffee in cans in the UK and a coffee based soda in several markets...
2019-07-23, 22:26

Strong Model 3 demand helped Tesla set a new all-time record for quarterly deliveries When it comes to analyzing the vibrancy of Tesla’s business, there is certainly no shortage of distractions. Whether it’s Elon Musk stirring up controversy online or Tesla vehicles being vandalized for seemingly no reason at all, it’s easy to overlook how impressively the company h...
2019-07-03, 03:00

UPDATE 2-CVS Health raises 2019 profit forecast after beating quarterly estimates CVS Health Corp raised its full-year profit forecast and posted better-than-expected quarterly results on Wednesday, as higher U.S. prescription drug prices fueled rebates to its core pharmacy benefits business....
2019-08-07, 17:00

REFILE-IAC explores option to spin off Match, ANGI; beats quarterly revenue IAC/InterActiveCorp said it was exploring the possibility of spinning off its stake in Tinder-parent Match Group and online homeservices provider ANGI Homeservices as it reported a better-than-expected quarterly revenue on Wednesday....
2019-08-08, 00:26

Bigger and better: New England Patriots unveil Super Bowl LIII ring, the largest in history At 9.85 carats, the New England Patriots' Super Bowl LIII ring, commemorating the team’s sixth championship, is the largest ever made.        ...
2019-06-07, 18:39

Supreme Court Upholds Indiana Law on Fetal Remains, but Dodges Bigger Abortion Debate (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court is upholding an Indiana law that requires abortion providers to dispose of aborted fetuses in the same way as human remains. But the justices are staying out of the debate over a broader, blocked provision that would prevent a woman in Indiana from having an ab...
2019-05-28, 18:52

Jordan Pickford gets England over the line but Gareth Southgate sets eyes on far bigger prize The reaction to Jordan Pickford's match-winning penalty shoot-out save said it all. By that point, most of the England players had stopped linking arms — the standard show of determined unity — and when Pickford flung himself to his right to keep out Josip Drmic's spot-kick, there was muted celebrat...
2019-06-10, 15:13

California earthquake: Fears even bigger quake could strike in next three days after largest tremor in 25 years California could be hit by an even bigger earthquake in the next three days after a powerful 6.4 magnitude tremor hit the region - the largest in 25 years....
2019-07-05, 17:52

United Airlines quarterly profit beats on strong travel demand, higher fares United Airlines Holdings Inc on Tuesday reported a greater-than-expected increase in second-quarter profit, driven by strong air travel demand and the ability to charge more for seats given supply constraints from the Boeing Co 737 MAX grounding....
2019-07-16, 23:52

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Board Increases Quarterly Dividend; Extends Share Repurchase Program CHICAGO, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a 25-percent increase to its quarterly cash dividend to $0.15 per share from $0.12 per share and authorized the company to repurchase an additional $100 million of its outst...
2019-05-21, 22:52

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Accenture's fall in bookings dampens upbeat quarterly profit, forecast Consulting and outsourcing services provider Accenture Plc reported a 9% fall in quarterly bookings on Thursday, overshadowing better-than-expected third-quarter results and an upbeat full-year forecast....
2019-06-27, 20:13

UPDATE 1-Campbell Soup raises profit outlook after quarterly results beat estimates U.S. food company Campbell Soup Co raised its full-year profit forecast after reporting better-than-expected quarterly earnings, boosted by higher demand for its snack brands, including Pepperidge Farm and Goldfish....
2019-06-05, 15:39

CBOE Holdings Increases Quarterly Dividend By 17 Percent And Stock Repurchase Authorization By 100 Million CHICAGO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 17-percent increase in the Company's quarterly cash dividend and, effectively immediately, a $100 million-increase in its stock repurchase authorization....
2019-05-21, 21:52

UPDATE 1-Abercrombie & Fitch misses quarterly same-store sales estimates, shares fall Abercrombie & Fitch Co missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly same-store sales due to slowing demand for its surf-themed Hollister apparel and forecast second-quarter sales below estimates on Wednesday, sending its shares down over 17%....
2019-05-29, 15:00

UPDATE 2-Oracle rises on strong quarterly forecast driven by licenses, cloud services Oracle Corp on Wednesday forecast current-quarter profit above estimates, as the business software maker benefited from demand for its on-premise IT, cloud services and license support businesses, sending its shares up as much as 7% in extended trading....
2019-06-20, 03:26

UPDATE 2-Exxon quarterly profit to feel pinch of weaker natural gas, chemical earnings Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday lower natural gas and chemical margins in its second quarter would offset improved crude and refining operations, pointing to flat profits sequentially and down from a year-earlier....
2019-07-01, 20:52

Americans consider 'fake news' a bigger problem than terrorism, climate change, illegal immigration: new survey Americans view “fake news” and information as a bigger problem today than terrorism and climate change, according to a new Pew Research Center survey....
2019-06-06, 09:00

The Rolling Stones 2019 tour: Bigger, better video screens bring Mick & Keith up close Improved video technology used on the Rolling Stones' current U.S. tour makes the stage cleaner and puts the focus on the band, not props.       ...
2019-07-03, 22:26

China delivers its most explicit threat to use military force in Hong Kong if protests get bigger and more violent REUTERS/Damir Sagolj Senior Chinese officials on Wednesday offered stern warnings to Hong Kong about China's ability to step in to handle protests that have rocked the city for over nine weeks. Zhang Xiaoming, the director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office of China's State Council, said th...
2019-08-09, 11:13

Thermo Fisher raises full-year forecasts as life sciences drives quarterly profit Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc reported second-quarter profit that beat Wall Street estimates and raised its 2019 forecast for sales and profit on Wednesday, helped by a 9% rise in sales at its life sciences unit....
2019-07-24, 12:52

UPDATE 1-Thermo Fisher raises full-year forecasts as life sciences drives quarterly profit Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc reported second-quarter profit that beat Wall Street estimates and raised its 2019 forecast for sales and profit on Wednesday, helped by a 9% rise in sales at its life sciences solutions unit....
2019-07-24, 15:13

Two Top Treasury Officials Promoted to New Posts President Trump intends to promote the Treasury Department’s top lawyer, Brent McIntosh, to the position of its top financial diplomat, the White House said Monday....
2019-05-21, 19:39

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company's first quarter. Operating income rose 29 percent ...
2019-05-21, 15:52

It’s Esper’s Pentagon now. Job one is getting more civilians in top posts CONFIRMED!: There will likely be a little extra spring in his step as Mark Esper ascends the stairs at the Pentagon’s River Entrance around 7:30 this morning. Esper coasted to easy confirmation on a strong bipartisan 90-8 vote on the Senate floor just after noon yesterday....
2019-07-24, 13:52

Honeywell Posts Higher Profit Honeywell reported stronger demand and higher organic sales in its commercial aerospace, defense, process automation and business-technologies businesses....
2019-07-18, 17:52

Snapchat Looks to Let Users Add Music to Posts Snap is in talks with major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app, as the company faces competitive pressure from Facebook and TikTok....
2019-05-24, 14:13

New Saudi ambassadors take up posts in Washington and London Saudi Arabia's new ambassadors to the United States and the United Kingdom have taken up their posts after several months' vacancy amid tensions with Western allies over the Yemen war and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-07-04, 13:26

Woods posts 1st round under par at US Open in 7 years Tiger Woods overcame an early double bogey and some errant shots on the back nine to post his first round under par at the U.S. Open in seven years        ...
2019-06-14, 06:26

CBP investigating Facebook posts of 70 current, former employees U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees connected to posts on Facebook involving derogatory, sexual and racial content....
2019-07-16, 19:39

FCA posts strong N.A. performance in Q2, powered by Ram, Jeep Fiat Chrysler painted a robust picture for its truck and SUV business in North America, powered by the Ram brand, with second-quarter margins rising by nearly a full percentage point to 8.9 percent. FCA CEO Mike Manley also left the door open for renewed merger talks with Renault. ...
2019-07-31, 18:00

How Your Facebook Posts Might Reveal Your Medical Status Researchers were able to correctly guess some people’s medical conditions by analyzing their Facebook posts, according to a new study. The people involved had consented to the research, and the results are private, but let this be a warning: You’re potentially telling the world a lot more than you l...
2019-06-20, 05:39

EU leaders enter third day of summit to carve up top posts The European Union's leaders gathered on Tuesday for a third consecutive day of arm-wrestling over the 28-nation bloc's key posts, with little sign that fundamental differences had narrowed....
2019-07-02, 12:39

S&P 500 posts biggest drop since May after Fed cut, Powell comments The Dow and S&P 500 suffered their biggest daily percentage drops since May 31 on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the first time in a decade, but remarks by Fed Chair Jerome Powell dampened expectations for further cuts going forward....
2019-08-01, 00:13

Japan Posts Solid Growth in the Second Quarter The Japanese economy grew at a faster pace than expected in the April-June quarter as demand ahead of a sales-tax increase and a 10-day holiday to celebrate the imperial succession boosted consumption....
2019-08-09, 03:52

Houser posts 10 Ks, Brewers top Rangers 3-2 for 5th straight Adrian Houser struck out a career-high 10 and rookie Keston Hiura hit his 14th home run as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 and extended their winning streak to five games       ...
2019-08-11, 06:39

Snap Posts Record User Growth Snap reported its strongest user growth as a public company and accelerating revenue, signs that long-awaited Snapchat app improvements and a leadership overhaul are translating into gains for the business....
2019-07-23, 23:39

Peru's Credicorp posts 12.3% yr/yr rise in net profit in Q2 Peruvian financial holding company Credicorp posted 1.099 billion soles ($325.7 mln) in net profit in the second quarter, up 12.3% from the same period a year earlier thanks to growth in loan balances, the company said on Thursday....
2019-08-09, 03:52

Neymar Says He's Fit, Posts Mischievous Barcelona Video PSG were upset at Neymar's no-show at the resumption of training last week, an absence that fuelled speculation of his possible departure back to Barcelona....
2019-07-14, 10:26

Myanmar Filmmaker Charged Over Facebook Posts About Military A Myanmar judge on Thursday charged filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi for Facebook posts he made about the powerful military, meaning he will stand trial despite concern over his health and an outcry from......
2019-07-18, 12:39

Apple posts Q3 earnings: Revenue hits $53.8 billion As far as Apple’s earnings are concerned, the June quarter isn’t necessarily exciting in and of itself. After all, the quarter doesn’t encapsulate the always-busy holiday shopping season or the back-to-school rush where students shell out cash for new iPads and Macs. Still, as one ...
2019-08-01, 02:39

13 Pa. police officers to be fired over offensive Facebook posts Thirteen officers in Pennsylvania will be fired following an investigation into racist and offensive Facebook posts, the Philadelphia police commissioner announced on Thursday....
2019-07-19, 09:13

Scientists can predict medical conditions off your Facebook posts In a world of digital addicts, oversharing on social media is often seen as a character flaw — but a new study reveals it might actually be good for your health. Researchers from Penn Medicine and Stony Brook University analyzed the Facebook statuses of 999 participants whose posts were more than 50...
2019-06-18, 20:00

NYC posts record low in murders, other major crimes: cops Murders in New York have reached an all-time low, police announced Monday as they revealed “record” reductions in major crimes — along with an uptick in shootings. There have been just 135 murders reported since the beginning of the year — narrowly edging out a record-low 136 reported murders for th...
2019-07-09, 00:39

To Find Out if Something's Good, Search for Posts From Your Internet Friends You keep hearing about a certain TV show or podcast or video game. Should you try it out, is it for you, what’s its deal? You could watch trailers and see the best bits, or read about it on Wikipedia and IMDb and learn nothing about what it’s actually like. Or you could check what your friends are s...
2019-06-20, 18:00

Microsoft posts record Q4 results despite Xbox slowdown We're all used to hearing how well Microsoft has been doing by now, so the company's earnings report for Q4 2019 comes as no surprise. Once again, the tech giant performed well, delivering a "record fiscal year." CEO Satya Nadella attributed this to......
2019-07-19, 00:13

Bureaucrats Among 7 Arrested In Scam Involving BSF Border Posts The CBI has arrested two senior National Projects Construction Company officials and five others on charges of corruption and irregularities in a project involving construction of Border Security......
2019-07-15, 16:52

Mexico's Mexichem posts $84 million 2nd quarter net profit Mexican plastic pipe and chemicals company Mexichem on Wednesday reported that it generated $84 million in second-quarter net profit, a 48.1% drop versus the same period a year earlier. (Reporting by Noe Torres; Writing by Anthony Esposito; Editing by Daina Beth Solomon)...
2019-07-25, 01:00

Facebook Posts Strong Earnings, Revenue Growth Facebook pushed past a record-setting privacy fine in the second quarter to post strong earnings and revenue of $16.9 billion, up 28% from a year ago....
2019-07-24, 23:39

Woman posts about her own wanted photo: ‘That picture ugly’ A Louisiana woman wanted for second-degree murder was apparently unhappy with the photo officials used on social media to help bring her into custody – and she decided to vent. “That picture ugly,” Precious Landry, who was still at large at the time, commented on her mugshot uploaded to the St. Mart...
2019-07-12, 10:13

Facebook’s New Content Moderation Tools Put Posts in Context The audit noted that asking reviewers "to consider whether the user was condemning or discussing hate speech, rather than espousing it, may reduce errors.”...
2019-07-03, 15:00

European Parliament opens with stalemate over leadership posts The European Parliament opened its new session Tuesday with a bit of controversy as leaders find themselves in a stalemate on who should lead the alliance....
2019-07-02, 19:39

Facebook downgrades posts that promote miracle cures Facebook has revealed that it's downgrading content that makes dubious health claims, including posts that try to sell or promote "miracle cures."Read More...
2019-07-02, 16:13

DHS Urgently Looking Into Crisis Of...Bad Posts From Border Patrol Agents Earlier this week, a ProPublica investigation found current and former Customs and Border Protection agents were members of a large private Facebook group filled with virulently racist, sexist, and openly threatening content, some of which directly targeted elected representatives like Alexandria Oc...
2019-07-03, 17:26

MLB roundup: Red Sox ace Sale posts complete-game shutout Chris Sale shut down Kansas City's offense, and the visiting Red Sox took advantage of a shoddy Royals defense in Boston's 8-0 victory Wednesday night....
2019-06-06, 15:13

Facebook was granted a patent to silo group posts Moderators of Facebook Groups could soon get more leeway in controlling who sees the comments made on their forums. The US Patent Office today granted Facebook a patent for content moderation that would let moderators limit viewership of posts by "pr......
2019-07-17, 12:00

Instagram update will force posts from ‘influencers’ into your feed Instagram is going to start putting posts from “influencers” in your feed and Stories – even if you don’t follow them. It means that even if you only follow friends and family, you still risk seeing snap-happy influencers clogging up your feed. Typically, Instagram will only show y...
2019-06-06, 20:39

CEO Ian Sohn posts memo to employees: Never ‘apologize for having lives’ Ian Sohn, president of creative tech agency Wunderman Chicago, has a few choice words for employees who eschew work for other responsibilities. In an open letter that’s going viral, Sohn tells his employees that he “never” wants them to “apologize for having lives.” ...
2019-05-25, 01:13

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinformation, Reuters reporte. The new feature, announced Thursday, will allow users of the photo and video-sharing app to flag suspicious posts. Flagged co...
2019-08-16, 19:39

US oil rises 1.2% to $58.63 per barrel, but posts worst week of 2019 Oil prices rose Friday ahead of long U.S. and UK holiday weekends, but posted their biggest weekly drop of the year, pressured by rising inventories and concern over an economic slowdown....
2019-05-24, 20:52

Berkshire Posts Rising Profit and Cash Pile Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway said second-quarter earnings rose due to unrealized investment gains, while the company’s cash pile grew to a record $122 billion....
2019-08-03, 16:00

JBS posts strong 2nd-qtr results bolstered by Asian demand JBS SA, the world's largest meatpacker, on Wednesday reported net income of 2.184 billion reais ($539 million) in the second quarter, beating analysts' expectations as an outbreak of African swine fever in Asia boosted exports....
2019-08-15, 03:39

Turkey says it will not withdraw posts in Syria after government attacks Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria's Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian government attack this month, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said....
2019-05-22, 08:39

Jaguar Land Rover posts first profit in 4 quarters Jaguar Land Rover expects cost reductions, led by job cuts, and a turnaround in China, where inventories have been trimmed, to shore up turnaround efforts at Britain’s largest automaker....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Croatian diplomat suspended over bigoted Facebook posts Croatia has suspended a senior diplomat over Facebook posts praising a “pure” white Europe and blaming the LGBTQ community for pedophilia. Elizabeta Madjarevic was recalled from her posting in Germany on Monday after screenshots of numerous bigoted posts appeared in local media. “P...
2019-08-20, 22:52

Lowe's Posts Higher Profit, Trims Outlook Lowe’s lowered its full-year earnings targets as the home-improvement retailer continues to work through operational challenges, such as managing costs and improving inventory. Shares fell premarket....
2019-05-22, 14:52

Target Posts Higher Comparable Sales, Profit Target posted an increase in comparable sales that was more than expected and reaffirmed that guidance for the fiscal year, sending shares higher in premarket trading....
2019-05-22, 14:52

UK posts steepest downturn in manufacturing data in almost three years The Brexit stockpiling boom of early 2019 gave way in May to the steepest downturn in British manufacturing in almost three years as new orders dried up....
2019-06-03, 15:26

I don't know if I'll ever buy my own house: CEO of a co-living firm Yoan Kamalski of Hmlet explains how his co-living company brings more value for money for its customers. He also says he has heard people saying that they would rather rent for the rest of their lives instead of buying a home....
2019-07-23, 15:39

The Latest: Johnson takes bigger lead in race to lead UK The Latest on the voting to elect Britain's next prime minister (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to become Britain's next prime minister, as one of his rivals was eliminated from the contest....
2019-06-18, 21:39

Samsung’s Note 10 and Even Bigger Note 10 Plus Are Here. Are They the Giant Android Phones for You? Samsung surprised no one at its annual Unpacked event on Wednesday, revealing the stylus-equipped Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and larger Galaxy Note 10 Plus Android smartphones after weeks of rumors and leaks that turned out to be pretty much on the nose. Available in four colors, and priced at $949 and ...
2019-08-07, 23:13

The Women's World Cup final got bigger US TV ratings than the 2018 men's final AP Photo/David Vincent Fox's broadcast of the Women's World Cup final on Sunday was watched by 14.3 million viewers, according to Nielsen. That's up 22% from last year's broadcast of the men's final. Sunday's game is the most watched soccer telecast since 2015's Women's World Cup final, which is th...
2019-07-09, 21:39

Uber's Q2 losses were bigger than total 2018 losses for all but three S&P 500 companies General Electric, Kraft Heinz and Newell Brands are the only companies in the S&P 500 that lost more money last year than Uber's $5.2 billion Q2 deficit....
2019-08-09, 01:26

UPDATE 1-Dutch PostNL posts Q2 beat, confirms outlook PostNL stuck with its guidance for 2019 as it reported a 24% increase in its second-quarter underlying cash operating income (UCOI) on Monday and agreed to sell its Postcon business....
2019-08-05, 09:00

Mexican broadcaster Televisa posts 78.6% drop in net profit for second quarter Mexican broadcaster Televisa, the world's biggest producer of Spanish-language TV content, reported on Monday a 919.1 million peso ($47.9 million) net profit for the second quarter, down 78.6% from the same period last year. (Reporting by Julia Love; Editing by Peter Cooney)...
2019-07-09, 03:52

Tesla Posts Record Deliveries in Q2 2019, But Still Lost $408 Million Electric car giant Tesla had its stock plunge over 10 percent in after-hours trading after posting a $408 million loss in Q2 2019—despite shipping record numbers of cars, CNBC reported on Wednesday.Read more......
2019-07-25, 08:00

FDA and FTC Hit Vape Companies With Warnings Over Influencer Posts on Social Media Multiple vaping companies were sent letters by federal regulators this week over posts by social media influencers that did not include necessary warnings about the vape products.Read more......
2019-06-08, 08:13

South Carolina teacher says she was fired for pro-choice posts on Facebook A South Carolina teacher has filed a lawsuit against a Catholic school that fired her because she posted on Facebook several statements supporting abortion rights, which goes against the church's long-held teachings....
2019-07-11, 22:00

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete offensive posts that compare communities to "maggots" or "rats."...
2019-07-10, 03:39

Louisiana woman posts about her own wanted photo: 'That picture ugly' A Louisiana woman wanted for second-degree murder was apparently not happy with the photo officials decided to use on social media to help bring her into custody – and she decided to vent to the very officers looking for her....
2019-07-12, 06:13

U.S. FDA warns flavored e-cigarette makers over social media posts The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission on Friday issued warning letters to four flavored e-liquid product makers, stepping up pressure on firms using social media influencers to promote their products....
2019-06-07, 18:26

India posts record, sets Pakistan 337 to win World Cup game Rohit Sharma scored his second century of the World Cup and Virat Kohli surpassed 11,000 runs in one-day international cricket as India posted a record 336-5 at Old Trafford in a rain-interrupted group game against archrival Pakistan...
2019-06-16, 16:52

CBP leader decries 'deplorable' Facebook posts, as probe launched Customs and Border Protection confirmed Friday that it has opened an investigation into a second Facebook page containing posts that mock migrants and members of Congress -- as an internal memo showed a top agency official blasting the “deplorable” social media activity from agents....
2019-07-05, 17:52

Bam Margera Says He's Headed to See Dr. Phil After Begging for Help in Series of Emotional Posts Bam Margera is seeking help from Dr. Phil. The 39-year-old pro-skateboarder and Jackass star, who checked out of rehab earlier this year, posted a series of emotional videos on social......
2019-08-05, 21:52

Broadcaster CME posts jump in Q2 core profit, cuts debt Broadcaster Central European Media Enterprises (CME) beat forecasts with a 20.5% rise in second-quarter core profit and further reduced its debt, it said on Tuesday....
2019-07-23, 10:39

PM Modi's New Cabinet Could See Prestige Posts For Smriti Irani, Bengal For the first time after his Everest of a victory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet with his cabinet this evening to discuss the shape and size of his new government....
2019-05-24, 12:52

Last Date To Apply For Top Posts In Central Vigilance Commission Extended The Centre has for the third consecutive time extended the last date for applying for the top posts in the anti-corruption watchdog Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) due to "lack of response" from......
2019-06-07, 11:39

Hack leads to strange tweets, web posts from London police The official Twitter account of London’s Metropolitan Police Service has been briefly hacked, leading to a number of unusual tweets from the force, also known as Scotland Yard...
2019-07-20, 20:39

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 posts biggest drop since May after Fed cut, Powell comments The Dow and S&P 500 suffered their biggest daily percentage drops since May 31 on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the first time in a decade, but remarks by Fed Chair Jerome Powell dampened expectations for further cuts going forward....
2019-07-31, 22:52

UBS Posts Forecast-Beating Profit but Warns on Geopolitical Tensions Swiss banking giant UBS posted its highest second-quarter net profit in almost a decade, helped by the better-than-expected performance of its investment bank unit and gains in its personal-and-corporate-banking business....
2019-07-23, 12:26

Border Patrol Chief: Sexist Facebook posts ‘inappropriate’ CLINT, Texas (AP) — The head of the U.S. Border Patrol says sexist posts and comments mocking migrant deaths in a closed Facebook group for agents and employees are “completely inappropriate.” Carla Provost said in a statement Monday that any employee who violated standards will be held ...
2019-07-02, 04:39