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Third Point cuts United Technologies stake after opposing Raytheon deal

Hedge fund Third Point LLC said on Tuesday that it recently cut its investment in United Technologies Corp , becoming the second activist hedge fund to sell shares after the company announced a merger with Raytheon Co. that the f...

Third Point cuts United Technologies stake after opposing Raytheon deal

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Dan Loeb joins Bill Ackman in opposing United Technologies’ merger with Raytheon A second hedge fund activist has come forward to oppose United Technologies’ planned merger with defense contractor Raytheon. Dan Loeb, known for pushing for change at Sony and Campbell Soup, has joined Bill Ackman in blasting the aerospace union announced earlier this month. “We have concluded that...
07:17, 2019-06-29

Third Point Opposes United Technologies-Raytheon Merger Hedge fund Third Point panned United Technologies’s plan to merge with Raytheon and is calling for the industrial conglomerate to rethink the transaction....
20:17, 2019-06-28

Third Point tells United Technologies that it opposes Raytheon merger Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb said on Friday that his hedge fund Third Point LLC will vote against the planned merger of United Technologies Corp and Raytheon Co , saying there is no "strategic......
19:00, 2019-06-28

United Technologies Defends Raytheon Deal United Technologies executives defended their deal-making strategy and slightly raised their 2019 outlook as strength in its aerospace business outshined other businesses in the second quarter....
17:00, 2019-07-23

Ackman Opposes United Technologies-Raytheon Deal William Ackman, a big United Technologies Corp. shareholder who earlier pushed the industrial giant to streamline its business, is now urging the company to call off its planned mega-merger with Raytheon Co., which he says makes no strategic sense....
22:17, 2019-06-11

United Technologies, Raytheon Announce Merger Deal United Technologies agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with US contractor Raytheon Co and create a new company worth about $121 billion....
12:51, 2019-06-10

United Technologies Strikes Deal to Acquire Raytheon United Technologies struck an all-stock deal to acquire military contractor Raytheon, continuing the sprawling industrial conglomerate’s transformation into a company focused on aerospace and defense....
00:00, 2019-06-10

United Technologies is Said to Near Deal to Merge Aerospace Unit With Raytheon United Technologies is nearing a deal to merge its aerospace business with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon and form a new company worth well over $100 billion....
05:51, 2019-06-09

United Technologies, Raytheon slip after Trump comments on mega deal Shares of defense contractor Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp pared gains on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was a "little concerned" about their $121 billion merger to create a new aero-defense company....
19:00, 2019-06-10

United Technologies nears deal to merge aerospace unit with Raytheon: source United Technologies Corp is nearing a deal to merge its aerospace business with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon Co and form a new company worth well over $100 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Saturday....
06:00, 2019-06-09

United Technologies expects regulatory approvals by early 2020 for Raytheon deal United Technologies Corp said on Monday it expects to secure regulatory approval by the first quarter of 2020 to combine its aerospace business with U.S. contractor Raytheon Co and create a new company worth about $121 billion....
19:00, 2019-06-10

UPDATE 3-United Technologies nears deal to merge aerospace unit with Raytheon -source United Technologies Corp is nearing a deal to merge its aerospace business with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon Co and form a new company worth well over $100 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Saturday....
07:00, 2019-06-09

Raytheon and United Technologies in talks to merge: WSJ Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp are in talks to merge in an all-stock deal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing a person familiar with the matter....
01:01, 2019-06-09

United Technologies and Raytheon agree to merge A Raytheon and United Technologies pairing could result in an aerospace and defense powerhouse worth more than $100 billion, second only to Boeing.       ...
10:00, 2019-06-10

Raytheon, United Technologies in Talks to Merge United Technologies and Raytheon are in talks to combine in an all-stock deal that would create a giant in the aerospace and defense industries. Adjusting for the spinoffs, the companies’ combined market value would likely be north of $100 billion....
11:00, 2019-06-09

Raytheon and United Technologies in talks to merge -WSJ Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp are in talks to merge in an all-stock deal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing a person familiar with the matter....
07:00, 2019-06-09

Raytheon Is United Technologies’ $50 Billion Finishing Touch For United Technologies, a merger with the defense giant will replenish revenue it’s losing in a breakup and mark the capstone of a dramatic makeover....
00:51, 2019-06-10

Raytheon and United Technologies announce an all-stock merger Dow component United Technologies and Raytheon announced an all-stock merger on Monday. Wall Street Journal reporter Cara Lombardo, who broke the story, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
15:17, 2019-06-10

What to expect from the Raytheon, United Technologies conference call Dow component United Technologies and Raytheon announced an all-stock merger on Monday. CNBC's Morgan Brennan joins "Squawk Box" with the latest....
15:17, 2019-06-10

Raytheon and United Technologies announce $121bn merger Trump says he is a ‘little concerned’ about the deal and wants ‘to see that we don’t hurt our competition’United Technologies and defense contractor Raytheon have agreed a $121bn merger that will create the world’s second-largest defense contractor.The new company, to be called Raytheon Technologies...
22:00, 2019-06-10

United Technologies, Raytheon merging into $120 billion firm United Technologies agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with US contractor Raytheon and create a new company worth about $121 billion, in what would be the sector’s biggest ever merger. The deal would reshape the competitive landscape by forming a conglomerate which spans commercial a...
16:51, 2019-06-10

Raytheon, United Technologies merger creates defense powerhouse Untied Technologies and Raytheon announced a "merger of equals" Sunday that would form a combined company with revenues of $74 billion and a valuation of $166 billion....
16:51, 2019-06-10

Aerospace giants Raytheon, United Technologies announce merger Raytheon Co., one of the world’s largest defense contractors, and the aerospace giant United Technologies Corp. announced an all-stock merger on Sunday that would create the second-biggest defense and aerospace company in the United States, behind only Boeing Co. There’s a new defense and aer...
23:51, 2019-06-10

United Technologies and Raytheon in advanced merger talks, reports say A Raytheon and United Technologies pairing could result in an aerospace and defense powerhouse worth more than $100 billion, second only to Boeing.       ...
19:51, 2019-06-09

Raytheon, United Technologies merger to create defense powerhouse United Technologies and Raytheon announced a "merger of equals" that would form a combined company with revenues of $74 billion and a valuation of $166 billion....
20:34, 2019-06-10

United Technologies and Raytheon to Combine Into Aerospace and Military Giant United Technologies, with businesses spanning elevators, air-conditioning and aircraft parts, is transforming into a more focused rival to giants like Boeing and Lockheed Martin....
23:34, 2019-06-09

United Technologies-Raytheon tie-up would make a ‘monster supplier’ and reshape the industry United Technologies has struck a deal to combine its booming aerospace business with defense contractor Raytheon, a surprise twist capable of rattling customers and competitors alike. The deal would create a giant, one-stop shop with products that range from Tomahawk missiles and radar systems to je...
23:51, 2019-06-10

UPDATE 4-United Technologies, Raytheon to create $120 bln aerospace and defense giant United Technologies Corp agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with U.S. contractor Raytheon Co and create a new company worth about $121 billion, in what would be the sector's biggest ever merger....
05:17, 2019-06-10

United Technologies, Raytheon to create $120 billion aerospace and defense giant United Technologies Corp agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with U.S. contractor Raytheon Co and create a new company worth about $121 billion, in what would be the sector's biggest ever merger....
04:17, 2019-06-10

Raytheon to merge with United Technologies, creating a military-industrial behemoth The move pairs Raytheon, a massive defense manufacturer known for the Patriot missile defense system, with United's Collins Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney, some of the biggest names involved in aerospace engineering. It will give Raytheon a foothold in both commercial and defense businesses....
00:51, 2019-06-10

Pentagon in talks with industry on United Technologies and Raytheon merger: statement Pentagon leadership is engaging with industry leadership to understand the implications of the United Technologies Corp merger with Raytheon Co, a Pentagon official said on Monday....
03:51, 2019-06-11

Investor Ackman opposes United Technologies' aerospace merger with Raytheon: source Billionaire investor William Ackman's activist hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP is opposing United Technologies Corp's planned $120 billion aerospace merger with defense contractor Raytheon Co, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
02:00, 2019-06-12

Raytheon, United Technologies May Merge, Forming One of World's Biggest Defense and Aerospace Firms Sometimes, when two major military contractors love money very much, they get together and reverse-mitosis into one larger military contractor.Read more......
00:00, 2019-06-10

Hedge fund chief Daniel Loeb opposes United Technologies, Raytheon merger Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb said on Friday that his hedge fund Third Point LLC will vote against the planned merger of United Technologies Corp and Raytheon Co , saying there is no "strategic......
22:17, 2019-06-28

United Technologies-Raytheon Merger Builds Scale for Scale's Sake The proposed merger between United Technologies and Raytheon to create the U.S.’s second-biggest aerospace-and-defense company should be easy for regulators to swallow: There is little overlap between the two. For the same reason, investors should be skeptical....
22:34, 2019-06-10

Trump says United Tech, Raytheon deal may hurt competition U.S. President Donald Trump gave mixed signals Monday as to whether he believed the $121 billion merger of defense contractor Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp should go forward, while the Pentagon indicated it would take a hard look at the deal....
03:51, 2019-06-11

Trump says United Tech, Raytheon deal may hurt competition: CNBC U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was a "little concerned" about the $121-billion merger of defense contractor Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp....
19:00, 2019-06-10

United Technologies’ departure another blow to Connecticut FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s reputation has taken another major blow with the announcement that United Technologies Corp. will be moving its headquarters to Massachusetts as part of its planned merger with Raytheon. United Technologies will join other corporations scaling back in Con...
23:17, 2019-06-10

United Technologies CEO: We completely support Boeing United Technologies Chairman and CEO Greg Hayes joins "Squawk Box" to discuss their confidence in Boeing as the company handles with regulatory concerns....
23:51, 2019-06-10

Coke, United Technologies results boost Wall St. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq approached record highs on Tuesday, lifted by upbeat quarterly earnings reports from Coca-Cola Co and United Technologies Corp ....
22:51, 2019-07-23

Stocks to Watch: Salesforce.com, Insys, United Technologies, and More Salesforce.com, Insys Therapeutics, United Technologies, Barnes & Noble, Dunkin’ Brands, and GameStop are some of the companies with shares expected to trade actively in Monday’s session....
15:34, 2019-06-10

Stocks to Watch: United Technologies, Beyond Meat, Sprint, and More United Technologies, Beyond Meat, Dave & Buster’s, TransMedics, Medidata Solutions, Alphabet, Sprint, and Tesla are among Wednesday’s stocks to watch....
15:34, 2019-06-12

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production and delivery of 233 propulsion systems, the Pentagon said on Friday....
23:51, 2019-05-31

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production and delivery of 233 propulsion systems, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Eric Beech)...
02:51, 2019-06-01

United Tech chief says Raytheon merger does not require Chinese approval -Bloomberg The chief executive of United Technologies Corp said in a television interview that merging with Raytheon Co did not require approval from China, removing one possible hurdle from the creation of the proposed conglomerate....
18:34, 2019-06-10

United Tech chief says Raytheon merger does not require Chinese approval: Bloomberg The chief executive of United Technologies Corp said in a television interview that merging with Raytheon Co did not require approval from China, removing one possible hurdle from the creation of the proposed conglomerate....
19:00, 2019-06-10

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Coke, United Technologies results boost Wall St The S&P 500 and Nasdaq approached record highs on Tuesday, lifted by upbeat quarterly earnings reports from Coca-Cola Co and United Technologies Corp....
00:17, 2019-07-24

Scotiabank to post C$300 mln gain as it cuts Thanachart Bank stake Bank of Nova Scotia, Canada's third-biggest lender, said on Thursday it would record a C$300 million ($226 million) gain by reducing its stake in Thailand's Thanachart Bank Public Co (TBank)....
17:51, 2019-08-08

Sarasin cuts Shell stake, criticizing its climate strategy London-based asset manager Sarasin & Partners has sold nearly 20% of its holdings in Royal Dutch Shell, saying the oil and gas company's spending plans are out of synch with international targets to battle climate change....
02:51, 2019-07-10

GM CEO to United Auto Workers: 'Our collective future is at stake' General Motors CEO and Chairman Mary Barra on Tuesday pleaded for United Auto Workers union leaders to assist, not hinder, the company's ongoing restructuring efforts to better position GM for the future....
20:17, 2019-07-16

Fed Cuts Rates by a Quarter Point in Precautionary Move The Federal Reserve cut interest rates by a quarter-percentage point—the first reduction since 2008—in a pre-emptive strike to cushion the economy from a global slowdown and escalating trade tensions....
00:17, 2019-08-01

Daily on Defense: HASC chairman lays down his mark, Republicans cry foul, US-Turkey alliance unwinds over F-35, United Technology and Raytheon join forces OFF THE MARK: House Armed Services Chairman Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., is drawing clear battle lines with President Trump’s proposed defense budget and its Republican backers in Congress with his “Chairman’s Mark” of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act, released early this morning....
23:17, 2019-06-10

Airbus urges UTC not to be distracted by Raytheon deal Airbus said on Friday it had urged United Technologies to "keep its eye on the ball" in its role as a commercial aerospace supplier as it moves toward a planned merger with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon....
22:17, 2019-06-14

Despite a solid economy, Fed cuts its key rate by quarter point to ward off a recession The Fed cut rates by a quarter point despite a solid economy, its first decrease since 2008. Slowing global growth and US-China trade war pose risks.       ...
21:34, 2019-07-31

Qatar's state-backed group and PSG owner in talks for stake in Leeds United: FT Qatar Sports Investments, a state-backed body founded by the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, is in discussions to buy a stake in English soccer club Leeds United, the Financial Times reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the talks....
02:17, 2019-05-26

Sharp goal earns Sheffield United point at Bournemouth "Talismanic Sheffield United striker Billy Sharp came off the bench to give his side a share of the spoils in their first Premier League games since 2007 as they earned a 1-1 draw at Bournemouth on Saturday."...
01:34, 2019-08-11

Huawei suggests US sanctions are no big deal, as its 'core technologies' remain intact Huawei has been in the news for the last few days like never before, but unfortunately for the Chinese tech behemoth, the latest headlines are not directly related to the company's booming global smartphone sales or dominant mobile networking equipment business. Instead, everyone's talking about the...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Kremlin says S-400 deal with Turkey envisages partial technologies handover: Ifax Moscow's deal with Ankara, under which Russia would supply S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey, envisages a partial handover of technologies, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Saturday, the Interfax news agency reported....
15:00, 2019-06-29

Explainer: What is at stake with Turkey's Russian air defense deal? Turkey took its first deliveries of the Russian S-400 air defense system on Friday, a development likely to trigger U.S. sanctions on Ankara and escalate tensions between Turkey and its Western partners in the NATO military alliance....
15:17, 2019-07-12

Fox Corp. Strikes Deal to Buy Majority Stake in Credible Labs Fox Corp. has struck a deal to buy a majority stake in Credible Labs Inc., a marketplace for consumer-lending information, for $265 million, the company said Sunday afternoon....
11:00, 2019-08-05

France prepared to cut Renault stake to shore up deal with Nissan: AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to shore up Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co, according to an AFP tweet on Saturday....
08:17, 2019-06-08

France prepared to cut Renault stake to shore up deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to shore up Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , according to an AFP tweet https://bit.ly/2KwTMqg on Saturday....
11:17, 2019-06-08

Renault may cut Nissan stake to revive Fiat deal, report says Renault and Nissan have held talks that would see Renault reduce its 43.4 percent stake in the Japanese automaker, rebalancing their alliance, and help the French company restart merger discussions with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, The Wall Street Journal reported....
17:51, 2019-08-03

Renault in Talks on Nissan Stake, Hopes to Revive Fiat Deal Top executives at Nissan and Renault are trying to hash out a deal to reshape their global alliance, a step top executives at the French car company hope will pave the way for merger talks with Fiat Chrysler to resume....
06:00, 2019-08-03

UPDATE 1-Pharma firm Gilead to raise Galapagos stake in $5.1 bln deal Gilead Sciences Inc will invest $5.1 billion to increase its stake in Galapagos NV and partner with the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm to develop and commercialize its treatments for a ten-year period, the companies said on Sunday....
20:34, 2019-07-14

Pharma firm Gilead to raise Galapagos stake in $5.1 bln deal -report Gilead Sciences Inc will increase its stake in Galapagos NV and gain rights outside Europe to the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm's treatments in development in a $5.1 billion deal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday....
19:34, 2019-07-14

UPDATE 1-France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , Agence France Press (AFP) reported https://www.afp.com/en/news/717/france-ready-cut-renault-stake-shore-nissan-partnership-finance-minister-...
11:17, 2019-06-08

Pharma firm Gilead to raise Galapagos stake in $5.1 billion deal Gilead Sciences Inc will invest $5.1 billion to increase its stake in Galapagos NV and partner with the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm to develop and commercialize its treatments for a ten-year period, the companies said on Sunday....
21:17, 2019-07-14

Trump's Point Man on China Trade Still Trying to Close the Deal The trade impasse between the U.S. and China reflects the view of the Trump administration—and trade representative Robert Lighthizer—that a deal should focus on long-term changes in Chinese economic rules....
03:34, 2019-05-24

Revival of Fiat Chrysler-Renault deal is said to hinge on reduced stake in Nissan Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Renault are looking for ways to resuscitate their collapsed merger plan and secure the approval of the French carmaker's alliance partner Nissan Motor, according to several sources close to the companies....
12:34, 2019-06-10

Gilead to Boost Stake in Belgian Biotech Galapagos as Part of $5.1 Billion Deal Gilead Sciences will pay $5.1 billion to lift its stake in Galapagos NV and gain rights outside Europe to the Belgian biotechnology company’s treatments in development....
02:51, 2019-07-15

Sergio Perez's deal with Racing Point F1 team set to be extended Sergio Perez is set to extend his stay with the Racing Point Formula 1 team beyond the 2020 season, although he insists the deal is still being finalised...
16:17, 2019-08-01

Pelosi Cuts Deal That Could Help the GOP Destroy a Democratic President The Congressional Democratic leadership, in its never-ending quest to Get Something Done, has reportedly reached a deal with the Trump administration and its Republican counterparts on a budget. In doing so, Nancy Pelosi—the Speaker of the House, and the lead negotiator opposite Treasury Secretary S...
20:34, 2019-07-23

US cuts Turkey from F-35 program after Russian missile deal Last week, Turkey accepted delivery of the Russian-made S-400, a mobile surface-to-air missile system, that is said to pose a risk to the NATO alliance as well as Lockheed Martin's F-35 stealth fighter jet....
04:51, 2019-07-18

Hammond: No-deal Brexit would leave 'no money' for tax cuts Philip Hammond has warned Tory leadership candidates a no-deal Brexit would cost the economy £90bn, and leave "no money available for longer-term tax cuts or spending increases"....
20:34, 2019-07-02

Stock futures point to flat open as Trump says the US is not ready to make trade deal with China U.S. stock futures indicated a flat open on Tuesday, with financial markets on edge as trade worries remain high on investors' list of concerns....
14:51, 2019-05-28

Von der Leyen urges 'green deal' for a more united EU Von der Leyen, who is seeking to win over EU lawmakers, said she would make Europe the "first climate neutral continent." She also pledged to have more female EU commissioners and to extend the Brexit date....
12:51, 2019-07-16

Rashford signs 4-year deal with Man United Marcus Rashford has signed a four-year deal at Manchester United as the Premier League team tied down one of its most gifted young players       ...
17:34, 2019-07-01

Bank of England cuts forecast in 1st warning of no-deal EU exit The threat of Britain leaving the European Union this fall without a detailed agreement with the 28-member bloc led the Bank of England Thursday to cut its growth forecast for the next two years....
16:00, 2019-08-01

Sara Netanyahu Cuts Plea Deal in Catering Case The wife of Israel’s prime minister was accused of misusing about $100,000 in public funds. The prime minister’s own corruption case still looms over his run for another term....
15:34, 2019-06-12

GameStop cuts costs to deal with plunge in console sales The PS4 and Xbox One are clearly approaching the end of their main lifecycles, and that's doing serious damage to GameStop's bottom line. The video game store's Q1 profits fell to $6.8 million, just a quarter of what they were a year earlier, based......
08:17, 2019-06-05

| PSG sign former Man United midfielder Herrera on five-year deal Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera has joined Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer after leaving Manchester United, the French champions have announced....
21:17, 2019-07-04

Sheffield United agree £20m Oli McBurnie deal with Swansea Striker in line to become club’s fourth record signing of summerSwansea agree to buy Kristoffer Peterson from Heracles for £1mSheffield United have agreed a club-record £20m deal to sign the Swansea City striker Oli McBurnie. After weeks of talks Chris Wilder’s side have made a breakthrough with an ...
18:01, 2019-07-31

De Gea keen on Manchester United captaincy as he closes on new deal • Goalkeeper says he would be ‘really happy’ to be captain• Mata hopes ‘good influence’ Pogba will stay at UnitedDavid de Gea has said he would love to be named Manchester United captain as the goalkeeper prepares to extend his stay with the club.The 28-year-old is understood to be preparing to sign...
16:34, 2019-07-22

Nancy Pelosi warns cuts in foreign aid could jeopardize budget deal Speaker Nancy Pelosi is warning the Trump administration that a White House proposal to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid could imperil a recent two-year budget agreement.Before leaving for the August recess, Congress passed a massive budget deal that suspended the debt ceiling through July 202...
22:51, 2019-08-18

Kyle Rudolph’s Vikings deal cuts off another Patriots’ tight end option The Patriots have consistently, and seamlessly, replaced stars since the Bill Belichick-Tom Brady dynasty began, but replacing Rob Gronkowski may be the team’s toughest task yet. New England’s best hope to replace the recently retired tight end was taken out of the mix Tuesday morning, w...
22:51, 2019-06-11

UPDATE 2-Nissan wants Renault to reduce stake to revive Renault-FCA deal talks- WSJ Carmakers Nissan Motor Co and Renault SA are trying to reach a deal to reshape their global alliance, in hopes of reviving Renault's merger talks with Italy's Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing emails and people briefed on the talks....
08:17, 2019-08-03

Nissan wants Renault to reduce stake to revive Renault-FCA deal talks: WSJ Carmakers Nissan Motor Co and Renault SA are trying to reach a deal to reshape their global alliance, in hopes of reviving Renault's merger talks with Italy's Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV , the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing emails and people briefed on the talks....
03:17, 2019-08-03

Paper Round: De Gea set for £117m six-year deal at Manchester United "David de Gea will stay at Manchester United, Juventus want Danny Rose, Manchester City close in on a wonderkid and Andy Carroll could rejoin Newcastle United."...
06:34, 2019-07-21

Euro Papers: Inter to hijack United's Dybala deal "Get ready for this summer\u0027s centre-forward merry-go-round. Inter Milan are ready to hijack Manchester United\u0027s Paulo Dybala-Romelu Lukaku swap deal, as Mauro Icardi eyes up a move to Juventus."...
14:51, 2019-08-01

Euro Papers: Will United 'hijack' De Ligt's Barca deal? "Matthijs de Ligt is meant to be heading to Barcelona but reports in Spain suggest he has had his head turned by other offers. Could Manchester United swoop?"...
16:17, 2019-05-22

D.C. United on verge of second-largest transfer deal in club history Ola Kamara, a former Columbus Crew and Los Angeles Galaxy scorer currently playing in China, would provide help for Wayne Rooney and boost inconsistent D.C. attack....
22:51, 2019-08-02

Manchester United agree £80m deal to buy Harry Maguire from Leicester • Maguire in line to become world’s most expensive defender• Transfer is subject to England player passing medicalManchester United have agreed an £80m deal to buy Harry Maguire from Leicester City, making the England international the world’s most expensive defender.Leicester wanted more for Maguir...
17:34, 2019-08-02

NYC to Shanghai in 40 minutes: SpaceX's goal for point-to-point space travel UBS believes that, if the obstacles to point-to-point space travel can be overcome, the service would represent an annual market of more than $20 billion....
18:17, 2019-06-08

Hunt: Copy Trump's tax cuts and use no deal Brexit cash to boost economy Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he would use the UK's no-deal Brexit "war chest" and copy Donald Trump's tax-cutting agenda to "turbo-charge" the economy....
19:17, 2019-06-06

Nissan wants Renault To Reduce Stake To Revive Renault-FCA Deal Talks - Wall Street Journal Carmakers Nissan Motor Co and Renault SA are trying to reach a deal to reshape their global alliance, in hopes of reviving Renault's merger talks with Italy's Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, the Wall......
21:34, 2019-08-04

PM's Panel's Point-By-Point Rebuttal To Arvind Subramanian's Claim On GDP The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) on Wednesday rejected the claims of former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian regarding over-estimation of GDP growth after 2011,......
22:51, 2019-06-19

Juan Mata agrees three-year deal to stay at Manchester United • Spaniard’s contract was set to expire on 30 June• Salary similar but length a step up from one-year offerJuan Mata has reached an agreement on a new contract tieing him to Manchester United for the next three years. The deal will run until the Spaniard is 34, with the intention of him remaining at...
21:34, 2019-06-18

Manchester United close to Aaron Wan-Bissaka deal with Crystal Palace • Palace want at least £50m for England Under-21 right-back• Aidy Boothroyd says player’s head turned by United interestAidy Boothroyd believes Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s head has been turned by Manchester United, who are close to agreeing a deal for the Crystal Palace defender.United and Palace officials ...
19:17, 2019-06-20

Greenwood the real deal? Rashford praises United’s ‘frightening’ 17-year-old "Is Mason Greenwood set for a breakthrough season at Manchester United? Marcus Rashford labelled the 17-year-old as “frightening” after he scored against Leeds United in a friendly."...
12:17, 2019-07-18

Ander Herrera signs five-year deal with PSG after leaving Manchester United • Midfielder had been a free agent after last season• Herrera believed to have signed a £350,000-a-week contractAnder Herrera has signed a five-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain following his departure from Manchester United.The Spanish midfielder, 29, was a free agent after ending his five-yea...
02:51, 2019-07-05

Lukoil CEO says that global output deal fate unclear, even Russians not united Russian oil producer Lukoil's chief executive officer said on Thursday that the fate of the global output deal between OPEC and its allies remained unclear and that even Russian companies did not have a unified position on it....
12:17, 2019-06-20

Goldman Sachs sees no trade deal before 2020 U.S. election, now expects three rate cuts Goldman Sachs said it no longer expects the United States and China to agree on a deal to end their prolonged trade dispute before the November 2020 presidential election as policymakers from the world's largest economies are "taking a harder line"....
13:51, 2019-08-06

Homeland chief cuts deal to stop historic flow of illegal immigrants from Guatemala Guatemala, which has lost over 1% of its population to the United States via illegal immigration since just September, has signed a deal with President Trump’s Homeland Security chief to stop the surge....
03:51, 2019-05-29

After Opposing Article 370 Move, JDU Says New Law Must Be Abided By All After opposing the Centre's resolution to revoke provisions of Article 370 and a bill to bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir, NDA ally Janata Dal (United) on Wednesday struck a reconciliatory note and said......
10:00, 2019-08-08

Ravel Morrison signs one-year deal with Sheffield United after successful trial • Former Manchester United midfielder back in Premier League• Morrison joins after leaving Swedish side ÖstersundThe Sheffield United manager, Chris Wilder, has backed Ravel Morrison “to get back to the level he wants to be” after confirming the signing of the former Manchester United midfielder on ...
15:51, 2019-07-16

U.N.'s Bachelet says Congresswomen opposing Trump are 'fantastic' Four progressive Democratic members of Congress vilified by U.S. President Donald Trump are "fantastic", U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Thursday....
22:17, 2019-07-18

USC and United Airlines announce new naming-rights deal for historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum The football field at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will be named after its corporate sponsor, the University of Southern California and United Airlines announced Friday as part of a new 10-year agreement following the collapse of a previous naming-rights deal that some felt disrespected veteran...
03:00, 2019-06-08

Remember The Time Tim Duncan Coached Up An Opposing Big Man During An NBA Game? Legendary Spurs big man Tim Duncan has graduated from unofficial “coach of whatever he feels like” under Gregg Popovich to an official job as a Spurs assistant coach. Popovich’s coaching staff has lost quite a few assistants over the last year or so: last summer James Borrego left to become head coa...
06:51, 2019-07-23

House passes bill opposing Israel boycott — despite AOC’s ‘no’ vote WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution to oppose the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions movement during a Tuesday night vote — but Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez voted nay. A bipartisan group of 398 lawmakers voted for the legislation, whil...
05:17, 2019-07-24

Senators to introduce more legislation opposing Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON — Opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have introduced more legislation aimed at blocking the sale of weapons to the kingdom. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, a Democrat, and Sen. Todd Young of India...
04:34, 2019-06-10

Steve King, Opposing All Abortions, Asks if There Would Be ‘Any Population’ Without Rape and Incest Mr. King, who represents a deeply conservative district in Iowa, was discussing his opposition to exceptions for rape and incest in anti-abortion legislation....
22:51, 2019-08-14

Cape Breton town writes to prime minister opposing funds for airport Premier Stephen McNeil has said the provincial and federal governments are prepared to consider funding the Inverness County airport as a joint infrastructure project....
19:00, 2019-06-23

Stunning free-kick goal from opposing half in Malaysia FA Cup semi-final - video Hérold Goulon's amazing stoppage time free-kick goal from the other half of the pitch capped a 3-1 victory for Pahang over visiting Perak in the opening leg of the Malaysia FA Cup semi-final in Kuantan on Saturday. Goulon lofted a shot from inside the Pahang half into the back of the Perak net for a...
18:17, 2019-06-23

In the Klutch: Top Sports Agent and LeBron Homie Rich Paul Takes His Talents—and His NBA Clientele—to Hollywood in Major Deal With United Talent Agency Powerhouse sports agent Rich Paul is bringing the basketball world to Hollywood as part of a major deal between his Klutch Sports Group and United Talent Agency, one of the major agencies representing talent in Tinseltown....
10:17, 2019-07-18

Morgan Stanley cuts long-term Brent price view after OPEC supply cuts Morgan Stanley lowered its long-term Brent price forecast on Tuesday and said the oil market is broadly balanced in 2019 after OPEC and its allies including Russia agreed to extend their production......
03:51, 2019-07-03

Trey Gowdy slams 'wannabe senator' Adam Schiff for opposing declassification of Russia probe documents Former Republican Congressman Trey Gowdy slammed the media and Rep. Adam Schiff as “an overtly ambitious partisan wannabe senator from California” for protesting Attorney General Bill Barr’s move to declassify documents related to the probe of the Trump campaign....
20:00, 2019-05-29

Former Manchester United star Wayne Rooney scores blistering 70-yard goal for DC United Wayne Rooney rekindled his Manchester United form when he scored a decisive 70-yard screamer in D.C. United’s 1-0 win over Orlando City Wednesday night....
21:51, 2019-06-27

Atlanta United scores late goals to beat DC United 2-0 Gonzalo Martínez had a goal and an assist in the closing minutes to help Atlanta United beat D.C. United 2-0       ...
00:51, 2019-07-22

Members of Israeli parliament to Congress: Resolution opposing Israel boycott is 'dangerous to Israel' Nearly two dozen members of Israel’s parliament sent a letter to Congress thanking them for the recent resolution opposing an international effort to boycott Israel but warned that some of the language in the resolution “would be far more dangerous” to the country....
01:17, 2019-08-14

Alabama Lawmakers Pass Marriage License Workaround Bill That Accommodates Judges Opposing Same-Sex Marriage (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — After some conservative Alabama probate judges stopped issuing marriage licenses over the issue of same-sex marriage, state lawmakers have come up with a workaround: marriage certificates that don’t have to be signed before the wedding by the judge. The bill, which w...
04:51, 2019-05-24

'Point Blank'? 'Point Break'? Netflix’s Anthony Mackie movie isn’t what you think it is No, Anthony Mackie and Frank Grillo's new Netflix film "Point Blank" isn't a remake of the 1967 or 1998 films. Nor is it "Point Break." We explain.        ...
12:51, 2019-07-18

Raytheon nets $40.2M for variants of Navy's AN/SPY-6 radar Raytheon Co. was awarded a $40.2 million contract for long lead material for production on two variants of the U.S. Navy's AN/SPY-6 radar system, one a single-faced rotator and the other with three fixed faces....
21:17, 2019-07-17

Raytheon to retrofit U.S. Air Force F-15s with surveillance technology Raytheon Co. will retrofit F-15 fighter planes with identity and surveillance units in a $14.9 million contract modification, the U.S. Air Force announced....
09:00, 2019-06-08

Raytheon contracted for changes to LCS escort mission module Raytheon received an $8.6 million contract for changes and support to reduce the weight of the littoral combat ship's Escort Mission Module, specifically to support the vessel's Anti-Submarine Warfare Mission Package....
12:51, 2019-08-07

Sharing Tech Won't Vindicate UTC-Raytheon Megamerger United Technologies and Raytheon tout the advantages of combining their technological expertise through the megamerger they announced in June. A look at their patent portfolios suggests that any such gains will be scant....
19:00, 2019-08-07

10 incredible technologies developed for D-Day Along with bravery and determination, it took innovation and ingenuity to capture, secure and hold the Normandy beaches on D-Day. Technology played a key role. While not every innovation worked as planned, used together these all helped ensure victory in Operation Overlord....
23:51, 2019-06-06

UTX CEO Greg Hayes on the reaction to the proposed Raytheon merger United Technologies Chairman and CEO Greg Hayes joins CNBC's Phil LeBeau at the Paris Air Show to discuss some of the reactions he's heard from investors and the Department of Defense about the proposed merger with Raytheon....
16:00, 2019-06-17

Raytheon tapped for Afghan air force maintenance training Raytheon on Thursday announced a $108 million contract from the U.S. Army, awarded under a previous $2.4 billion deal, to develop a maintenance training program to help Afghanistan create a self-sustaining air force....
05:00, 2019-08-02

Navy completes tests of Raytheon's upgraded RAM missile The U.S. Navy completed a series of guided flight tests for Raytheon's upgraded RAM Block 2A short-range, surface-to-air missile, which is expected to be delivered this year, the company said....
16:34, 2019-06-20

Raytheon get $27.4M payment for work on Navy's AMDR program Raytheon Co. was awarded a $27.3 million contract modification for work completed in 2018 at the Pacific Missile Range Facility on the Air and Missile Defense Radar program, the Defense Department said....
19:17, 2019-07-22

Raytheon get $27.3M payment for work on Navy's AMDR program Raytheon Co. was awarded a $27.3 million contract modification for work completed in 2018 at the Pacific Missile Range Facility on the Air and Missile Defense Radar program, the Defense Department said....
19:51, 2019-07-22

Northrop engine teams with Raytheon hypersonic program Raytheon Co said on Tuesday it has teamed up with Northrop Grumman Corp to develop and produce engines for hypersonic weapons that can travel 4,000 miles per hour....
11:51, 2019-06-18

Raytheon delivers prototype mid-band jammer for use on EA-18G fighter Raytheon Co. announced the first delivery of its newest mid-band jammer to the U.S. Navy on Monday, the first of 15 it was contracted to design and produce under a $1 billion contract....
23:17, 2019-08-05

Slack Technologies down 1% after service outage Shares of Slack Technologies were down about 1% in extended trade on Friday after the messaging software company said it was still working to resolve reports of downgraded performance from some users....
22:51, 2019-06-28

Data storage: Everything you need to know about emerging technologies The era of data-centric computing is here -- and, fortunately, data storage is more cost effective than ever. But we'll see more change in the next decade than we've ever seen before in computer data storage. Here's what's coming that you need to know....
19:00, 2019-05-28

Raytheon wins $151.5M contract to provide missile support for U.S., 20 allies Raytheon Missile Systems was awarded a $151.5 million contract to provide the United States and 20 allies with integrated logistics support and repairs for sustainment of AIM-9X Sidewinder tactical missiles....
19:34, 2019-05-23

Raytheon, Northrop Grumman partner on hypersonic missile system Northrop Grumman will develop, produce and integrate scramjet combustors made entirely of 3D-printed parts to power Raytheon's air-breathing hypersonic weapons, the two companies announced on Tuesday....
19:51, 2019-06-18

Raytheon receives $36.7M Navy contract for RAM missiles, GMLS launchers A $36.7 million contract for Rolling Airframe Missiles and Guided Missile Launching Systems for the U.S. Navy and Japan was awarded to Raytheon Missile Systems, the Defense Department said....
22:17, 2019-07-01

Raytheon to produce drone-killing lasers for Air Force testing Raytheon has received a $23.8 million contract to produce prototype high energy laser weapon systems for 12 months of experimentation and field testing by the U.S. Air Force....
23:17, 2019-08-05

Raytheon, DARPA complete design review for hypersonic weapon Raytheon announced on Monday that it and DARPA finished a successful design review of the Tactical Boost Glide hypersonic weapon, which they say can travel faster than Mach 5 to deliver its payload....
19:17, 2019-07-31

Raytheon awarded $101.3M to build anti-tank missiles for U.S. Army Raytheon has been awarded a $101.3 million contract to build the radio-controlled tactically-launched optically-tracked wireless-guided anti-tank missiles for the U.S. Army....
22:34, 2019-05-21

We can thank the Apollo moon missions for these widely used technologies NASA’s Apollo programme was one of the most challenging technological achievements in the 20th century. Beyond the space race and exploration, it contributed to several inventions and innovations that are still having an impact on our lives. But at the same time, there are several myths regarding wh...
19:34, 2019-07-10

Singapore looks to establish new standards for emerging technologies Country's standards council plans to introduce at least 40 standards to guide the development and adoption of new technologies, including drones, additive manufacturing, and video analytics....
11:01, 2019-07-16

Frequent travelers will love these new charging technologies New charging technologies like gallium nitride (GaN) and Power Delivery (PD) deliver smaller, more powerful chargers and battery packs that can charge all of your gadgets....
21:51, 2019-06-23

Raytheon nabs $110M contract for cybersecurity for Middle Eastern country Raytheon Co. announced a $110 million contract on Monday to develop and deploy cybersecurity equipment for an unnamed country in the Middle East North Africa region....
01:51, 2019-07-17

Raytheon nabs $110M contract for cybersecurity for North African country Raytheon Co. announced a $110 million contract on Monday to develop and deploy cybersecurity equipment for an unnamed country in the Middle East North Africa region....
05:17, 2019-07-16

India's Hexaware Technologies buys U.S.-based Mobiquity for $182 mln Indian IT services company Hexaware Technologies Ltd said on Friday it bought privately owned Mobiquity Inc for $182 million, to expand its cloud and automation service offerings....
07:00, 2019-06-14

Apollo space program spawned technologies, products still in use NASA has been erroneously credited with inventing a handful of things -- Tang, Velcro and computer chips, to name a few -- but America's space agency really is responsible for many innovations still in use....
11:51, 2019-07-04

Brazil's GPA taps Microsoft to test 'Amazon Go'-like technologies Brazilian food retailer GPA SA plans to open its first store to test technologies such as facial recognition and "scan & go" shopping by year-end, following in the footsteps of parent company Casino, which opened a checkout-free store in Paris last November....
22:51, 2019-06-28

Dubai’s ambition is not just to bring advanced technologies and automating tasks Digital transformation is not a new concept to Dubai. The city’s smart transformation journey began in 1999 with the establishment of the e-Government, later know as Smart Dubai Government (SDG). SDG, an establishment now within the Smart Dubai Office, has saved the Dubai Government over $1.2...
15:34, 2019-07-01

Video: Why IndyCar chose Red Bull Technologies' aeroscreen for 2020 IndyCar's route to a cockpit protection system has largely played out behind the scenes until it announced it will use an aeroscreen designed by Red Bull Technologies in 2020...
21:17, 2019-06-02

Why the Asia-Pacific region is high on Dell Technologies' radar Advancements in innovations such as 5G, robotics and automation, and autonomous vehicles has made the region one to watch for global companies, Dell Technologies' president of Asia Pacific & Japan, Global Digital Cities has said....
03:17, 2019-07-16

Microsoft invests $1 billion in OpenAI to develop AI technologies on Azure OpenAI and Microsoft will partner to develop AI technologies on the latter's Azure platform, and to commercialize some of those technologies over time.Read More...
17:51, 2019-07-22

New transport technologies will offer safety benefits to all road users According to the Department of Transport, around 327 billion miles were driven on the UK’s roads in the year ending September 2018.  While car traffic was at its highest recorded level ever in the UK, our need to stay mobile is also driving widespread adoption of new means of personal tr...
12:34, 2019-06-05

Cambridge Touch Technologies raises $10 million to let you text underwater Cambridge Touch Technologies, a startup developing pressure-sensitive touch tech for device displays, has raised $10 million in venture capital.Read More...
18:51, 2019-07-23

The top trends and technologies impacting consumer transit and the supply chain The transportation and logistics industry is in a time of rapid transition characterized by evolving shopping and transit trends. E-commerce is becoming the shopping channel of choice for consumers, putting pressure on logistics companies to process higher volumes of goods and ship them fast...
21:51, 2019-07-19

Stocks to Watch: Qualcomm, Kellogg, Novavax, Tyme Technologies, MarketAxess Some of the companies with shares expected to trade actively in today’s session include Qualcomm, following Samsung’s earnings guidance, and Kellogg, whose shares soared Wednesday....
20:17, 2019-07-05

Latest fintech industry trends, technologies and research from our ecosystem report This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence In recent years, we've seen a ballooning of activity in fintech — an expansive ...
00:17, 2019-06-08

TDK launches $50 million corporate venture fund for material science technologies TDK has established TDK Ventures, a $50 million corporate VC fund that will invest in early-stage startups in material science, energy, and chips.Read More...
14:17, 2019-07-01

Meet Misty, an extensible robot empowered by Microsoft and Qualcomm technologies Misty the Robot is extensible and flexible, with technologies like computer vision on board. It's tied into a number of key Microsoft technologies, too.Read More...
21:51, 2019-05-25

Startups offer AI-powered sales technologies aimed at conferences and exhibitions Business shows and conferences are hugely important -- a $500 billion US market but are notoriously difficult to manage for sales contacts, leads, and follow-ups. SummitSync and Conversica have teamed up to service a neglected opportunity for automating time-consuming tasks....
19:34, 2019-07-31

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 is expected to come with radical new camera and sound technologies The Note 10 and Note 10 Pro are likely to come with lots of cameras and lots of exciting imaging featuresAfter very subtly refining the design of the Galaxy S9+ to come up with the S Pen-wielding Note 9, it looks like Samsung might actually be cooking up a radically different Galaxy Note 10 (or thre...
12:51, 2019-06-20

Microsoft's latest holoportation demo shows off its mixed reality, AI, translation technologies Microsoft continues to plug away at making holoportation possible and is showing off how it might work using currently available Microsoft services and technologies....
01:17, 2019-07-18

NASA Selects Proposals to Demonstrate SmallSat Technologies to Study Interplanetary Space NASA has selected two proposals to demonstrate small satellite technologies to improve science observations in deep space, which could help NASA develop better models to predict space weather events that can affect astronauts and spacecraft....
18:00, 2019-08-16

Dell Technologies fiscal Q1 mixed as storage, server and networking sales fall The company cited slower demand in China and large enterprise opportunities. Earnings in the quarter were better than expected, but sales fell short....
23:34, 2019-05-30

Cboe Global Markets Plans Listing of Options on Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER), on Thursday, May 16 CHICAGO – May 14, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today said it plans to list options on Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER), a ride-share company, on Thursday, May 16, once the underlying stock has been certified as meeting all ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

CBOE Vest Technologies and The Options Industry Council (OIC) Offer Options Strategy Builders Tool on OIC Website CHICAGO -- August 17, 2017 -- CBOE Vest Technologies, a software company enabling users to work with target outcome investment strategies, and the Options Industry Council (OIC), a provider of unbiased options education, are working together to educate investors and broaden the appeal of options wit...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Tianqi says happy 'for now' with stake in SQM -president Tianqi Lithium Corp is happy for now with its stake in Chilean lithium producer SQM and is working to deepen business ties, the Chinese company's president said on Monday....
18:34, 2019-06-10

Explainer: What is at stake in Istanbul's election re-run? Voters in Istanbul will head back to the polls on Sunday to choose a mayor, after Turkey's election authority scrapped the results of a March vote in which President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling AK Party lost to the main opposition....
00:34, 2019-06-20

BeIN Shopping Stake in Miramax Miramax-owner BeIN Media Group is said to be shopping a stake in the studio, which produced popular and critically acclaimed films such as “Pulp Fiction” and “Shakespeare in Love,” to potential buyers....
02:00, 2019-06-07

What’s at Stake in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from a regional Asia-Pacific trade agreement, the U.S. and Japan -- the world’s largest and third-largest economies -- are negotiating a deal of their own. Both sides insist they want a “win-win” outcome, but as evidenced by the Trump...
03:51, 2019-05-25

U.S.-China trade talks: where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are due to meet on Saturday at the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Japan to try to resurrect a deal to end a costly trade war....
22:34, 2019-06-28

Insurer AXA further reduces stake in AXA Equitable down to 40.1% French insurer AXA said on Friday that it had sold an 8% stake in AXA Equitable Holdings through a secondary offering, as part of its plan to gradually divest from its U.S. life insurance business....
11:17, 2019-06-07

KKR Swoops for Axel Springer Stake Axel Springer reached an agreement with KKR for the private-equity firm to buy out its minority shareholders in a deal valuing the German media company at $7.7 billion....
12:51, 2019-06-12

Jobs are at stake — pass the USMCA At the end of 2018, the Trump administration finalized the renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement, resulting in a new trade deal now called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. This milestone is good news and a big win for the United States and its North American allies....
16:17, 2019-05-30

KKR to take majority stake in NVC Lighting's China business KKR & Co Inc said on Sunday it would take a majority stake in NVC Lighting Holding Limited's China Lighting Business for a total equity value of about $794 million. NVC Lighting will continue to own 30% of the China Lighting Business and receive a cash consideration through the joint venture with KK...
20:34, 2019-08-11

Brazil's Petrobras says CEF to sell $1.86 bln stake - filing Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said Caixa Econômica Federal will sell a stake worth 7.2 billion reais ($1.86 billion) in the company, according to a securities filing on Monday....
14:51, 2019-06-10

Starbucks Takes Stake in Tech Company Starbucks said it is taking a stake in a digital technology company called Brightloom to speed up its offering of mobile ordering and payment options at its global stores to improve customer convenience....
02:34, 2019-07-23

Tencent in Talks for Stake in Universal Music Tencent is negotiating to buy 10% of Universal, the world’s largest music company, for about $3.36 billion, a deal that would strengthen the Chinese internet giant’s growing clout in the global record industry....
06:17, 2019-08-07

At stake in the NBA Finals: The title of ‘best player in the league’ For the first time in eight years, LeBron James isn't in the NBA Finals. His mantle as the game's top player is up for grabs, and three stars could make compelling cases....
14:17, 2019-05-29

Protests in Albania: Its democracy and EU future at stake Albania's opposition parties hold their latest anti-government protest Saturday with a strong likelihood that it will turn violent, dealing another blow to the country's shrinking hopes that the European Union will agree to launch full membership negotiations with the ex-communist nation....
22:17, 2019-06-07

Ad Giant WPP to Sell Kantar Stake to Bain WPP has agreed to sell a 60% stake in its Kantar market-research unit to Bain Capital Private Equity, raising about $3.1 billion in the advertising giant’s biggest move yet to refocus its portfolio....
20:51, 2019-07-12

Nissan wants Renault to reduce its 43.4% stake in company: WSJ Top executives at Nissan Motor Co and Renault SA are trying to reach a deal to reshape their global alliance, in hopes to revive Renault's merger talks with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV , the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing emails and people briefed on the discussions....
01:34, 2019-08-03

UPDATE 1-Tianqi says happy 'for now' with stake in SQM -president Tianqi Lithium Corp is happy for now with its stake in rival SQM and is working to deepen business ties with the Chilean lithium producer, the Chinese company's president said on Monday....
18:34, 2019-06-10

UK chemical giant Ineos to buy £1.6bn Saudi stake The petrochemical company founded by Britain's richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe has said it will buy a £1.6bn ($2bn) stake in a plant complex in Saudi Arabia....
17:17, 2019-06-03

Hagerty sells 25% stake to Markel Corp. for $212.5M The insurance and lifestyle company said the investment would increase its pace of growth, and that it would remain substantially privately owned and based in Michigan....
02:00, 2019-08-08

Explainer: U.S.-China trade talks - where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed this week to meet at the G20 summit in Japan in late June to discuss how to end a nearly year-long trade war....
20:00, 2019-06-20

Mets’ true test is finally here with a lot at stake They are together. They are reborn. They are emboldened. The Mets have their sights set on something much bigger than the NL wild card with the Nationals coming to town Friday for this Showdown Series, aces wild. “We’ve got a chance to do something really great,’’ slugger Pete Alonso said after the ...
05:51, 2019-08-08

Italy open to taking stake in FCA-Renault tie-up Renault's board is meeting today to review Fiat's proposal after failing to come to a decision Tuesday. Its directors are examining in detail a preliminary merger agreement hammered out over the past days....
17:17, 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Petrobras says CEF to sell $1.86 bln stake -filing Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said Caixa Econômica Federal will sell a stake worth 7.2 billion reais ($1.86 billion) in the company based on the shares' June 7 closing price, according to a securities filing on Monday....
14:51, 2019-06-10

RPT-Amazon in talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail - ET Amazon.com Inc is in exploratory talks with Reliance Industries Ltd-owned Reliance Retail for buying up to 26% stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, the Economic Times (ET) reported https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/services/retail/amazon-may-shop-for-stake-in-reliance-reta...
06:17, 2019-08-01

Amazon in talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail: ET Amazon.com Inc is in exploratory talks with Reliance Industries Ltd-owned Reliance Retail for buying up to 26% stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, the Economic Times (ET) reported (https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/services/retail/amazon-may-shop-for-stake-in-reliance-r...
07:00, 2019-08-01

WeWork Said to Consider Offer for 70 Percent Indian Affiliate Stake WeWork is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday....
11:17, 2019-06-14

Pacifist constitution reform at stake as Japan goes to polls Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was forecast to win a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday that could determine whether his dream of revising the post-war, U.S.-drafted pacifist constitution can be kept alive....
04:51, 2019-07-21

UPS buys stake in self-driving truck startup TuSimple The investment by UPS Ventures underscores bets that autonomous vehicle technology can expand more rapidly in commercial vehicles than in self-driving taxis....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Aston Martin's biggest investor offers to buy another 3% stake The biggest investor in Aston Martin offered on Friday to buy another 3% stake in the luxury carmaker, whose shares have slumped since listing last year....
13:34, 2019-07-19

FCA-Renault revival may hinge on Nissan stake cut, report says Nissan is poised to urge Renault to significantly reduce its 43.4 percent stake in the Japanese company in return for supporting a FCA-Renault tie-up, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
13:00, 2019-06-10

France's Orange raises $616 million with sale of its BT stake French telecom giant Orange said it had sold its remaining 2.5% stake in BT , raising net proceeds of 486 million pounds ($616 million) as the former state monopoly faces a battle for market share in France. ....
15:17, 2019-06-28

Volkswagen to take stake in battery cell maker Northvolt FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen says it is buying a stake in Swedish battery cell producer Northvolt AB and plans a joint factory in Germany ahead of increased production of electric vehicles next year. Wolfsburg-based Volkswagen said Wednesday that it would invest around 900 million euros ($1 ...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Brazil's Via Varejo shares down after sale of GPA's controlling stake Shares in Brazilian appliances and electronics retailer Via Varejo SA were trading 0.4% down on Friday at 5.02 reais, after controlling shareholder Grupo Pão de Açúcar (GPA SA) sold its 36% stake in an auction earlier in the day....
18:17, 2019-06-14

WPP in Talks to Sell Kantar Stake to Bain Capital The sale would mark the biggest move yet by Chief Executive Mark Read in his effort to revive WPP’s fortunes since taking over the top job last year....
21:51, 2019-07-01

There's More At Stake With Fashion's Gender-Fluid Movement Than You Realise “The industry must make a more substantial investment in the lives – and not simply the looks – of the broader trans&gnc community,” says Wren Sanders...
04:34, 2019-08-12

Naspers Listing Looks to Unlock Value in $122 Billion Tencent Stake Africa’s most valuable company said it will move forward with plans to list its massive internet assets in Amsterdam, a bid to reduce the discount its shares trade at relative to the value of its $122 billion stake in Tencent....
16:00, 2019-05-29

Virgin Active owner limbers up for stake sale The South African owner of Virgin Active is preparing to sell a stake in the health and fitness clubs chain four years after taking majority control of the business....
18:34, 2019-08-02

Buffett's Berkshire unveils $861 million Amazon stake Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said it owned $860.6 million of Amazon.com Inc shares at the end of March, after the billionaire admitted to underestimating the online retailer and its Chief......
15:01, 2019-05-21

DNB says it has not decided whether to sell Oslo Bors stake to Euronext Norway's DNB will meet with Euronext before deciding whether to sell its 20% stake in Oslo Bors VPS to the pan-European stock market operator, the bank said on Monday....
09:51, 2019-05-27

CVC-led consortium to acquire 30% stake in Dubai's GEMS Education A consortium led by private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a 30% stake from existing shareholders in Dubai-based GEMS Education....
15:00, 2019-07-10

Hedge fund-owned MNG reduces stake in Gannett to 4.2% Alden Global Capital's MNG Enterprises Inc., which launched a bid to acquire Gannett Co. in January, has reduced its stake in the company from 7.5%        ...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Slimmed-down WPP to net $3.1 billion selling Kantar stake to Bain WPP is selling a 60% stake in Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, valuing the data analytics business at about $4 billion and giving the British owner of agencies including Ogilvy and Wunderman Thompson funds to cut debt and rebuild....
22:17, 2019-07-12

Protests hold Albania’s democracy, its EU future at stake TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s opposition parties hold their latest anti-government protest Saturday with a strong likelihood that it will turn violent, dealing another blow to the country’s shrinking hopes that the European Union will agree to launch full membership negotiations with ...
18:00, 2019-06-07

Activist Gatemore snaps up Moss Bros stake An activist fund manager which pressed for a break-up of French Connection has turned its attention to another fashion chain by snapping up a 10% stake in Moss Bros, the suit-hire specialist....
17:34, 2019-06-09

A Billboard No. 1 Is at Stake, So Here’s an Album With Your Taylor Swift Hoodie About half the 39 titles that topped the charts last year were sold as part of ticket or merchandise “bundles.” Now even some who benefited from the strategy are complaining....
23:34, 2019-06-09

Facebook to buy stake in Indian e-commerce start-up Meesho Facebook is buying a stake in Indian e-commerce start-up Meesho, the head of the U.S. tech giant's Indian business said on Thursday, looking to deepen its reach in one of the world's biggest internet markets....
15:51, 2019-06-13

ECB's de Guindos says Spain within deadline to sell further stake in Bankia European Central Bank Vice President Luis de Guindos said on Thursday that the Spanish government was still within its deadline to sell any further stakes in state-owned Bankia....
12:17, 2019-06-20

US health giant Centene takes $50m Babylon stake One of America's largest healthcare companies is investing tens of millions of pounds in Babylon Healthcare, the British technology start-up behind a new chatbot service being used by the National Health Service....
04:00, 2019-08-02

China's contentious stake in Zambia's broadcast media To help switch from analogue to digital TV, Zambia did a deal with a Chinese media conglomerate. Now, Zambian media owners are complaining that locals can watch Chinese kung fu movies but have limited local programming....
20:00, 2019-07-05

Iran-US tensions flare in the Persian Gulf: What's at stake The US has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf — a claim Iran denies. The dispute has raised concerns of a new conflict in the region. DW examines the key actors involved and their interests....
03:51, 2019-06-16

Monsoon landlords demand equity stake as CVA looms A quartet of commercial property giants are demanding an equity stake in Monsoon Accessorize, the fashion retailer, in return for supporting a financial restructuring....
20:17, 2019-05-30

How the U.S.-China Trade War Got to This Point The trade war roiling the global economy is being fought not trench by trench but product by product. A typical salvo was a tariff placed by the U.S. in 2018 on imports from China of “Harrows (other than disc), scarifiers, cultivators, weeders and hoes for soil preparation or cultivation.” Beyond th...
01:17, 2019-06-14

Why do so many men think they could win a point off Serena Williams? One in eight British men believe they could take a point off Serena Williams in a tennis match. Are they all delusional?She has a serve that once topped 128mph, has won 23 grand slam singles titles and is regarded by many to be the best female athlete of all time, but 12% of British men would still ...
18:51, 2019-07-15

Aston Martin's biggest investor mulls acquiring another 3% stake Strategic European Investment Group, the biggest investor in Aston Martin, is considering buying another 3 percent stake in the automaker after Aston's shares crashed almost 50 percent since its listing nine months ago....
13:51, 2019-07-01

Chinese firm in talks to buy stake in Universal Music Group One of the winners of a potential $3.36 billion deal for a stake in Universal Music Group is Vincent Bollore, who controls the French conglomerate that owns the music giant. On Tuesday, it was reported that Chinese investment firm Tencent Holdings is in talks to buy a 10 percent stake in Universal —...
08:51, 2019-08-07

UPDATE 1-Italy's Mediaset builds a stake in Germany's Prosiebensat Italian largest commercial broadcaster Mediaset has built a 9.6% stake in German peer ProSiebenSat.1, it said on Wednesday, in a move that could pave the way to the creation of a pan-European TV player and lifted the German company's shares....
10:00, 2019-05-29

Blockchain startup Ripple buys $30 million stake in MoneyGram Blockchain firm Ripple has bought $30 million worth of shares and warrants in MoneyGram International Inc, the two companies said on Monday, as they partner to use Ripple's product for cross-border payment and foreign exchange settlement....
03:34, 2019-06-18

Aston Martin's Biggest Investor Considers Acquiring Another 3% Stake The biggest investor in Aston Martin is considering buying another 3% stake, offering to increase its holding after shares in the luxury carmaker crashed almost 50% since its listing nine months ago....
10:34, 2019-07-02

Abu Dhabi sovereign fund buys 25% stake in 330 Madison Avenue Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has bought a 25% stake in 330 Madison Avenue in New York from Vornado Realty Trust a spokesman of sovereign wealth fund ADIA said on Wednesday....
10:17, 2019-06-12

WPP in exclusive talks to sell Kantar stake to Bain Capital WPP is in exclusive talks to sell a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, it said on Monday, in a $4 billion deal aimed at steering the world's biggest advertising company back to growth....
10:34, 2019-07-02

Melco Resorts to cooperate with Australian inquiry into Crown stake Melco Resorts & Entertainment said on Friday it will cooperate with an Australian gaming regulator's inquiry into its $1.2 billion stake purchase in Crown Resorts....
06:34, 2019-08-09

Exclusive: FCA-Renault revival may hinge on Nissan stake cut - sources Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Renault SA are looking for ways to resuscitate their collapsed merger plan and secure the approval of the French carmaker's alliance partner Nissan Motor Co Ltd , according to several sources close to the companies....
04:17, 2019-06-10

Analysis: Obamacare's fate will be at stake at 2020 ballot box as well as in court The extended battle over the Affordable Care Act will push deeper into uncharted waters Tuesday, when lawyers from a coalition of Republican-controlled states and the Trump administration argue for overturning the law in a federal court....
22:34, 2019-07-09

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture: CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
00:17, 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-CVC-led consortium to acquire 30% stake in Dubai's GEMS Education A consortium led by private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a 30% stake from existing shareholders in Dubai-based GEMS Education....
15:00, 2019-07-10

UPDATE 4-British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs at stake * Unions say: Save the steelworks (Adds context on EU steel equities, the EU ETS, comment from British Steel, from the British government, from UK Steel.)...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Amazon in early talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail: ET Amazon.com Inc is in exploratory talks with Reliance Industries Ltd's retail unit to buy an up to 26% stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, the Economic Times (ET) reported on Thursday....
16:00, 2019-08-01

Chicago investment firm takes majority stake in Whataburger SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An investment firm has purchased a majority stake in Whataburger as the Texas-based fast-food company seeks to expand in an increasingly competitive market. Whataburger announced Friday that the purchase by Chicago-based BDT Capital Partners should be finalized by the end of the s...
20:34, 2019-06-14

Icahn reveals stake in Cloudera, may seek board seats Activist investor Carl Icahn revealed a 12.6% stake in data analytics company Cloudera Inc on Thursday, and said he could seek seats on the company's board....
02:17, 2019-08-02

Amazon in talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail: sources Amazon.com Inc is in talks with Reliance Industries Ltd's retail unit to buy a stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, two sources with knowledge of the talks told Reuters on Friday....
17:34, 2019-08-02

LVMH Buys Minority Stake in Stella McCartney House LVMH Möet Hennessy Louis Vuitton bought a minority stake in the British fashion house set up by Stella McCartney, giving the French luxury company a high-profile vehicle to tap growing demand for high-end clothing marketed as sustainable....
00:34, 2019-07-16

JPMorgan set for historic majority stake in China funds JV: sources JPMorgan was on Friday poised to become the first foreign company to hold a majority stake in a Chinese mutual fund business, two sources said, setting a precedent that one analyst said would trigger......
03:51, 2019-08-03

Australia's Qantas says it will not trim Alliance stake despite competition concerns Australian flag carrier Qantas Airways Ltd said it had no plan to cut its stake in Alliance Airlines, after the competition regulator raised concerns over its acquisition of 19.9% in its rival....
07:00, 2019-08-01

Italy's Atlantia considers stake buy in carrier Alitalia - report Italy's infrastructure group Atlantia is considering to buy a 35-40% stake in troubled carrier Alitalia for an investment of around 300 million euros ($336.21 million), newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore reported on Wednesday....
07:51, 2019-07-10

Tour Missouri's Echo Bluff Stake Park If the scenery in Netflix's "Ozark" appeals to you, Missouri's Echo Bluff State Park can provide the natural beauty without all the man-made drama.       ...
04:51, 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-Activist investor Cat Rock slashes stake in UK's Staffline Activist investor Cat Rock Capital cut its stake in Staffline Group Plc by more than half, less than a month after the British recruiter swung to a 2018 loss as it booked a charge for potential fines for underpaying workers....
09:51, 2019-07-22

UPDATE 1-Albemarle to take 60% pct stake in Australia Wodgina lithium project Albemarle Corp, the world's largest lithium producer, will take a controlling stake in Australia's Wodgina lithium project after revising a deal with Mineral Resources Ltd to buy 60%, up from the previously agreed 50%....
05:17, 2019-08-01

Fin24.com | Military stake stymies R57bn Zim platinum project A plan to build Zimbabwe’s biggest platinum mine at a cost of about $4bn, about R57bn, is floundering because a military stake in the project has deterred potential backers, according to people familiar with the funding discussions....
19:17, 2019-05-21

BlackRock Offers to Buy Cofense Stake from Russia-Linked Firm A rare showdown between a national-security panel tasked with overseeing foreign-investment in U.S. companies and a Russia-linked firm is nearing a potential resolution....
01:00, 2019-08-17

Nordstrom family prepares proposal for major stake in retailer - WSJ Shares of Nordstrom Inc rose 7% on Wednesday after the Wall Street Journal reported that members of the retailer's founding family are in the early stages of discussing a proposal to boost their roughly one-third stake to over 50%, citing people familiar with the matter....
21:00, 2019-07-31

UPDATE 1-Amazon in talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail - ET Amazon.com Inc is in exploratory talks with Reliance Industries Ltd-owned Reliance Retail for buying up to 26% stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, the Economic Times (ET) reported https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/services/retail/amazon-may-shop-for-stake-in-reliance-reta...
06:17, 2019-08-01

CBOE Holdings Takes Minority Ownership Stake In CurveGlobal CHICAGO, IL -- October 16, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it made a minority investment in CurveGlobal, a new interest rate derivatives venture of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and a number of major dealer banks. CBOE is the only U.S. exchange in the venture...
02:51, 2019-05-22

Nordstrom Family Prepares New Proposal to Increase Stake in Retailer The family behind Nordstrom is seeking to strengthen its grip on the department-store chain following a decline in its shares that has stoked tension on the board....
00:17, 2019-08-01

UPDATE 1-Peltz's Trian picks up 6% stake in Britain's Ferguson Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP has acquired a stake of about 6% in Ferguson Plc, calling the British plumbing products distributor an "attractive" investment that trades at a discount to peers in the United States....
09:34, 2019-06-13

Amazon in talks to buy up to 10% stake in India's Future Retail: Bloomberg Amazon.com Inc is in late-stage talks to buy as much as 10% of India's Future Retail Ltd , Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
18:17, 2019-08-13

ArisGlobal Sells Majority Stake to Europe's Nordic Capital European buyout firm Nordic Capital has agreed to acquire a majority stake of U.S.-based ArisGlobal, in a deal that values the life-sciences software company at $700 million including debt....
22:17, 2019-06-16

The Democratic Party’s future is at stake in state legislative races This is the last election cycle before redistricting could lock them out of control of state legislatures and some congressional seats for another decade....
05:34, 2019-08-15

Xiaomi Picks Up Stake in Chip Designer VeriSilicon Holdings Xiaomi has taken a stake of roughly 6 percent in compatriot chip designer VeriSilicon Holdings, as the smartphone maker revamps its years-long pursuit of success in semiconductors which it sees as......
17:17, 2019-07-15

Saudi Aramco to buy Reliance stake, reports 12% earnings slide Saudi Aramco reported a 12% fall in half-year net profit on Monday, yet remained the world's most profitable company, while India's Reliance Industries said Aramco is looking to buy into its refining and petrochemicals business....
13:00, 2019-08-12

Adidas shares slide as traders say its top investor GBL plans to cut its stake Adidas shares fell 3% on news that one of the German sportswear company's top shareholders, Groupe Bruxelles Lambert, was preparing to sell a portion of its near $4.5 billion stake, three traders said....
14:51, 2019-06-12

Emmanuel Macron’s Grand Ambitions Are at Stake in European Elections For the French president, who is bitterly opposed by the rising populist forces on the Continent, the vote is a critical test of his vision of deeper integration....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Vietnam Seeks to Sell Stake in Military Commercial Bank Vietnam’s government is looking to sell part of its stake in Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank, a large local lender with a market capitalization of close to $2 billion....
09:51, 2019-07-15

BlackRock becomes Authentic Brands' largest shareholder with $875 million stake BlackRock Inc's new private equity fund Long Term Private Capital (LTPC) has completed its maiden investment, taking up an $875 million stake in Authentic Brands Group LLC, making it the largest investor in the U.S.-based entertainment company, the fund said on Sunday....
07:00, 2019-08-12

China's BAIC buys 5% Daimler stake to cement alliance China's Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd (BAIC) has bought a 5% stake in Daimler , cementing their long-standing alliance after China's Geely emerged as a potential rival by also taking a stake in the German automaker....
12:00, 2019-07-23

BlackRock Takes Stake in Owner of Sports Illustrated, Nine West BlackRock has become the largest shareholder of Authentic Brands, the company that owns brands including Sports Illustrated and Nine West, in the first deal for the investment giant’s new private-equity fund....
01:34, 2019-08-12

Iberdrola to sell 40% stake in UK wind project for 1.6 billion pounds Spanish energy firm Iberdrola has agreed to sell a 40% share in British offshore wind project East Anglia One to the Green Investment Group, it said on Monday....
13:00, 2019-08-12

JPMorgan confirms winning bid to take majority stake in China fund JV JPMorgan confirmed it had won an auction to hold a majority equity stake in its Chinese asset management joint venture (JV), becoming the first foreign firm to move closer to taking control of an onshore funds business under new rules....
10:00, 2019-08-06

It’s Not Just the White House in 2020. The Power to Draw Maps Is Also at Stake. With the nation’s political maps hanging in the balance, Democrats are racing to win back statehouse chambers and Republicans are rushing to defend gains from 2010....
11:51, 2019-07-05

‘We Are Risking Everything.’ Hong Kong’s Young Rebels Stake Everything on Their Struggle Law enforcement would inevitably arrive to evict the hundreds of young, black-shirted demonstrators who broke in and defiled the Hong Kong legislature. A rumor that police were already there briefly dispersed the sea of anti-government protesters from the harbor-front complex. But after the false al...
15:34, 2019-07-05

Golden Gate Capital to Buy Stake in Billing-Services Firm Bon Secours Mercy Health hospital system is selling a majority stake in its billing-software company to private-equity firm Golden Gate Capital in a deal that people familiar with the matter valued at roughly $1.2 billion....
05:34, 2019-05-30

France Ready To Cut Renault Stake To Shore Up Nissan Partnership France is ready to consider cutting its stake in Renault in the interests of consolidating the automaker's alliance with Nissan, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said....
19:51, 2019-06-08

Norway fund may have to offload $1 bln stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to meet proposed tighter ethical investing rules....
10:17, 2019-06-12

Government Aims To Raise Rs 15,000 Crore By Stake Sales: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman set an ambitious target of Rs 1.05 lakh crore ($15.33 billion) from the sale of stakes in state-run companies, compared with Rs 85,000 crore the previous year, in......
19:00, 2019-07-08

Reliance to Buy Majority Stake in Shopping Tech Startup Fynd Reliance has announced it will be buying a stake in Fynd, an Indian technology startup that is funded by Google and works as an inventory management platform....
14:51, 2019-08-05

Babies point at objects because they really want to touch them Infants across the world begin pointing with their index finger between 9 and 14 months of age – perhaps because of an urge to touch objects beyond their reach...
21:17, 2019-07-10

At this point, the only remaining moderates are Republicans Moderates are understandably skeptical of President Trump. From his loud-mouthed tweeting to his adulterous past, there’s plenty to criticize. I’m not a huge fan of Trump either. However, the 2020 Democrats are incredibly radical on many key policy issues. And contrary to what many think, Trump and ...
22:17, 2019-07-10

What’s the point of a Straight Pride march? A men’s group in the US called Super Happy Fun America have asked the city of Boston if it can hold one – and adopted Brad Pitt as a mascot.Name: Straight Pride.Age: At present, still slouching toward Bethlehem to be born. Continue reading......
19:34, 2019-06-05

What Is a Reward Point Worth? It Depends Some 2.75 trillion points and miles are earned each year, with many more options on where to spend them. Airline tickets and hotel rooms may be the best choices....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Spider-Man and Venom ‘likely’ to meet up in the MCU at some point After an unsuccessful attempt to reboot the Spider-Man series with Andrew Garfield, Sony struck a deal with Marvel to bring Peter Parker to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This resulted in the webslinger making a cameo appearance in Captain America: Civil War before starring in his own movie: Spider-...
04:00, 2019-06-22

The Best Signet Ring at Every Price Point I’ve always loved a guy brave enough to wear a signet ring. It’s such a statement piece, and it takes confidence to wear one without feeling like you’re in Tony Soprano cosplay (or worse, that you feel like you are and think that’s a good thing)....
02:34, 2019-08-01

Missing the point on low-yield nukes There was a spirited debate this month in the House Armed Services Committee over the wisdom of arming America’s ballistic missile submarine force with a lower-yield version of the thermonuclear warhead that has been standard since the Cold War....
07:17, 2019-06-21

What is the point of rewilding lynxes? (Is it to see if they purr?) The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhat is the point of rewilding lynxes in the UK? Would this involve the killing of feral domestic cats? And while on the subject – do lynxes purr?...
17:34, 2019-06-18

We are on the verge of an electric car tipping point These days, when a major automaker unveils an electric car it gets a lot of press. That's because electric cars are cool, special and futuristic. Someday, though, electric cars will just be cars....
14:17, 2019-07-19

The Best Summer Espadrilles at Every Price Point More than any other season, summer is a time for doing: cookouts, rooftop bars, weddings, and more—there’s never a shortage of Things To Do. All that running around in the heat naturally lends itself to wanting good-looking footwear that will keep you cool and comfortable all season long. And while ...
05:00, 2019-05-23

Third Point Calls for Breakup of Sony ---Again Daniel Loeb’s activist hedge fund is pushing for the Japanese company to spin off its semiconductor business, saying its stock is undervalued and its portfolio needs to be less complex....
11:34, 2019-06-14

Tech firm Tencent in talks to buy stake in Universal Music Group Deal will improve promotion of artists and help identify new talent, says VivendiThe Chinese tech company Tencent is in talks to take a 10% stake in Universal Music Group (UMG), the label to stars including Taylor Swift, the Beatles and Lady Gaga, based on a valuation of the world’s biggest music la...
23:00, 2019-08-06

Altria buys 80% stake in Swiss tobacco company Burger Sohne The Altria Group is buying an 80 percent share in Swiss company Burger Sohne and will commercialize one of its smokeless tobacco products, the companies announced Monday....
15:51, 2019-06-03

Tencent in Talks for Stake in Ariana Grande, Queen's Record Label Tencent is negotiating to buy 10% of Universal, the world’s largest music company, for about $3.36 billion, a deal that would strengthen the Chinese internet giant’s growing clout in the global record industry....
17:00, 2019-08-06

Oyo founder to buy back $2 billion worth stake in SoftBank-backed Indian co Indian hospitality startup Oyo Founder Ritesh Agarwal raised his stake in the company with a $2 billion buyback, in a move that will bring his ownership closer to biggest investor SoftBank Corp ....
13:34, 2019-07-19

China's Tencent talking to Vivendi about stake in Lady Gaga's label China's Tencent Holdings Ltd is in talks to buy up to 20% of Universal Music Group (UMG) from Vivendi SA , valuing the music label of Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and the Beatles at around 30 billion euros ($34 billion), as both firms look to expand in a recovering global music market....
03:51, 2019-08-07

AMG is offloading its majority stake in struggling hedge fund BlueMountain for $91 million Affiliated Managers Group sold its majority stake in Andrew Feldstein's BlueMountain Capital to Assured Guaranty, a Bermuda-based municipal bond and infrastructure insurer, for $91 million. The deal is expected to close at the end of the year, and Feldstein will net $22.5 million in shares of Assure...
15:51, 2019-08-09

Ethiopia to issue two telecom licenses, minority stake in monopoly: official Ethiopia will award two telecoms licenses to multinational mobile companies, a senior official said on Friday, in the first detailed announcement of the government's plans for opening one of the world's last major closed telecom markets....
19:17, 2019-07-05

Norway fund may have to offload $1 billion stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to meet proposed tighter ethical investing rules....
10:17, 2019-06-12

Golden Gate Capital to Buy Stake in Hospital-Billing Software Firm Golden Gate Capital is buying a majority stake in billing-software operations of Bon Secours Mercy Health hospital system in a deal valued at $1.2 billion, people familiar with the matter said....
00:34, 2019-05-30

Adidas slides as traders say top investor GBL plans to sell part of stake Adidas shares fell 1.5% on Wednesday on expectations that one of the German sportswear firm's top shareholders, Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (GBL), was preparing to sell a portion of its stake, three traders said....
11:34, 2019-06-12

‘It’s Not a Fight About Money.’ Why Bankers and Entrepreneurs Have a Stake in Hong Kong’s Protests Conrad Wu is a serial entrepreneur. He rarely takes a day off or a vacation. His days and nights are spent working on a transportation app he started in 2013, a car washing service app he co-founded in 2015, and brainstorming ideas for new businesses. What little spare time the 38-year-old has is of...
10:34, 2019-07-11

Teneo Agrees to Sell Majority Stake to Private-Equity Firm Teneo Holdings LLC—the communications and advisory firm known for counseling the CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies—has agreed to sell a slight majority stake to private-equity investor CVC Capital Partners, according to people familiar with the matter....
22:51, 2019-06-07

BTG Pactual's Esteves seeks to restore controlling stake after acquittal - document Banco BTG Pactual SA founder Andre Esteves has asked Brazil's central bank to allow him to take back a key stake in the bank's controlling partnership following his acquittal of corruption charges, according to a document....
17:00, 2019-07-10

Nordstrom family reportedly prepares proposal to increase stake in retailer The Nordstrom family last year aborted talks to take the retailer private after an initial offer of $50 a share was rejected as too low. Shares of the retailer have in recent weeks dipped nearly $20 below that offer....
00:17, 2019-08-01

WeWork considers $1.9 billion offer for 70% Indian affiliate stake: Bloomberg Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
08:51, 2019-06-14

Australia's Mineral Resources to sell larger stake in Wodgina to Albemarle Mineral Resources Ltd on Thursday said that Albemarle Corp, the world's largest lithium producer, would now buy a 60% stake in its Wodgina Lithium Project, instead of the previously agreed 50%....
05:17, 2019-08-01

Italy's Salvini says Rome should take stake in combined FCA-Renault group "if required" Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday the Rome government should take a stake in a combined Fiat Chrysler- Renault group if necessary, given the importance of the car sector for the domestic economy....
23:17, 2019-05-27

Wizards could try to lure Raptors’ Masai Ujiri with a notable ‘ownership stake’ Ujiri built the Raptors team that won the franchise's first NBA title on Thursday. To lure him, a percentage of ownership would be one major sweetener Washington would have to present over Toronto....
09:34, 2019-06-14

Italy's Salvini says Rome should take stake in combined FCA-Renault group 'if required' Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday the Rome government should take a stake in a combined Fiat Chrysler- Renault group if necessary, given the importance of the car sector for the domestic economy....
20:17, 2019-05-27

UPDATE 1-WeWork considers $1.9 bln offer for 70% stake in Indian affiliate -Bloomberg Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
13:34, 2019-06-14

AB InBev seeks $9.8 billion for Asia stake in world's largest 2019 IPO Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (AB InBev) is seeking to raise up to $9.8 billion by listing its Asia-Pacific business in Hong Kong, marking what would be the world's largest initial public offering this year....
15:00, 2019-07-02

Robbie Williams takes stake in college, sings mentoring's praises Pop singer Robbie Williams, a judge on Britain's "The X Factor" television show last year, is taking a stake in a performing arts college as he looks to mentor more "jazz hand people" like him....
23:17, 2019-06-13

Carranza crony hired despite stake in company that’s made millions in business with DOE Chancellor Richard Carranza hired a California friend to oversee the city’s struggling schools despite his pal keeping a financial stake in a software company that has since racked up millions of dollars in business with the Department of Education, newly released records show....
07:00, 2019-07-14

WeWork considers $1.9 billion offer for 70% stake in Indian affiliate: Bloomberg Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
14:51, 2019-06-14

Huawei Selling Stake in Undersea-Cable Firm as U.S. Pressure Mounts China’s Huawei Technologies plans to sell its majority stake in an undersea-cable venture, in a move that follows a U.S. pressure campaign against Huawei and efforts to block the cable venture’s projects....
14:51, 2019-06-03

Israel's Azrieli buys stake in data centres firm Compass for $135 mln Israeli real estate developer Azrieli Group said on Thursday it was acquiring 20% of Compass Holdco for $135 million for its first investment in the North American data centres market....
10:01, 2019-07-18

S.Korean activist fund KCGI eyes stake in Asiana Airlines South Korea's activist fund KCGI, the No.2 shareholder in the parent company of Korean Air Lines , is interested in buying rival carrier Asiana Airlines, KCGI Chief Executive Officer Kang Sung-boo told Reuters on Monday....
03:51, 2019-08-19

Saudi Aramco aims to buy Reliance stake, reports lower earnings Saudi Aramco is planning a multibillion dollar investment in India's Reliance Industries as the energy giant diversifies its oil business, where weaker prices cut its first-half profit by 12%....
00:17, 2019-08-13

Noble Group to take stake in Australian rare earths developer Arafura Commodities trading firm Noble Group is set to take a small stake in ambitious Australian rare earths developer Arafura, raising its exposure to strategic minerals critical to high-tech industries and electric vehicles....
06:34, 2019-06-20

UPDATE 1-BlackRock becomes Authentic Brands' largest shareholder with $875 million stake BlackRock Inc's new private equity fund Long Term Private Capital (LTPC) has completed its maiden investment, taking up an $875 million stake in Authentic Brands Group LLC, making it the largest investor in the U.S.-based entertainment company, the fund said on Sunday....
20:34, 2019-08-11

With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
00:34, 2019-07-16

Brazil's CPFL Energia offers to buy Chinese stake in renewables unit Brazilian electric utility CPFL Energia SA announced on Tuesday a memorandum of understanding with its parent company, China's State Grid , for the potential acquisition of State Grid's stake in its renewables arm CPFL Renovaveis ....
15:17, 2019-05-21

France Will Debate a Bill to Stop Online Hate Speech. What’s at Stake? The plan, which is up for discussion in Parliament this week, would make it mandatory for online platforms to remove hateful content in less than 24 hours. Critics worry about censorship....
20:34, 2019-07-01

Stake petition platform lets shareholders rally for corporate change A petition platform called Stake aims to give stockholders more power to influence company practices by combining their small holdings into a unified group that gives them the clout to push for change....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Retail investors point to changing Brazil The investment landscape is shifting rapidly as falling returns on sovereign fixed income assets force investors to look elsewhere for returns. Retail investors in particular are playing an important role in the transformation of local capital markets....
18:00, 2019-05-21

At $5,300, Could This 2000 Toyota Celica GT-S Prove a Point? Despite their having just brought back the Supra, it’s still unlikely that Toyota will resurrect the once venerable Celica. With cars like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe GT-S around, that may not be a big deal. Let’s see if its price proves otherwise....
14:34, 2019-05-23

The Point: Joe Biden's troubles and four other BIG 2020 stories With 218 days until the Iowa caucuses and a record number of Democratic candidates, the 2020 election is already in full swing. Every Sunday, I deliver the 5 BIG storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail. And they're ranked -- so the No. 1 story is the most im...
16:17, 2019-07-01

The Best White Jeans For Guys at Every Price Point Whenever I start talking about guys wearing white jeans, I sound like a life coach. But instead of helping you reach your weight loss goals or achieve your career aspirations, I just want you to see that it’s possible to live a fulfilling and stylish existence, free of freak accidents involving a ke...
23:17, 2019-07-19

Warning Signs Point to a Global Slowdown Signs pointing to a deepening global economic slowdown—and the risk of recession—are flashing more brightly as China and Germany, the world’s second- and fourth-largest economies, post figures showing sluggishness and U.S. stocks tumble....
00:17, 2019-08-15

Hackers Made an App That Kills to Prove a Point Medtronic and the FDA left an insulin pump with a potentially deadly vulnerability on the market—until researchers who found the flaw showed how bad it could be....
20:51, 2019-07-16

BuzzFeed was right to point out the radicalization of child YouTubers After the Parkland shooting, the Left had David Hogg and the Right had Kyle Kashuv: two youngsters to promote their respective worldviews on the Second Amendment....
17:51, 2019-05-21

IMDb Will Allow Removal of Birth Names — to a Point Advocates and Hollywood groups say the site’s previous practice of using such credits hurts transgender people. But the new policy still falls short in their view....
08:51, 2019-08-14

Racing Point will bounce back, says Szafnauer Racing Point principal Otmar Szafnauer says it is only a matter of time before the team, successors to now-defunct Force India, get back to being best of the rest behind Formula One's big three....
12:51, 2019-08-07

Women’s World Cup: Odds point to US over Sweden For practical purposes, the 2019 women’s World Cup starts Thursday for the United States. It faces Sweden, its first competitive opponent, in the final game of group play (FOX, 3 p.m.). Both the U.S. and Sweden already have qualified for the 16-team knockout bracket. Each swept Thailand and Chile in...
17:17, 2019-06-20

Indians vs. Tigers: All signs point to Cleveland Transactions you may have missed: Dodgers’ Corey Seager was placed on the 10-day IL. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving the Trump administration. And goalie Sukanya Chor Charoenying, who could not stop anything in her team’s lopsided 13-0 loss, is leaving to become a schoo...
20:17, 2019-06-14

NBA notebook: Lakers eye James as point guard LeBron James is preparing to take on a new role with the Los Angeles Lakers this season as point guard, according to a report Monday by Yahoo! Sports' Chris Haynes....
03:00, 2019-07-09

Necessary To Always Point Out Country's Flaws, Says Shabana Azmi Veteran actor Shabana Azmi said today that anyone who criticizes the government is branded as an anti-national these days. She added that no one in the country should be afraid and no one needs a......
07:00, 2019-07-08

Untimely Sprinklers Derail Match Point Life can be rough on the ATP Challenger tour, one rung below the pro tour you see on TV. World No. 317 Adam Pavlásek was just a point away from locking up his second-round win at the Challenger Bratislava over world No. 218 Elliot Benchetrit. Then six sprinklers came to life....
06:00, 2019-06-20

Don't bother replacing Sarah Sanders – there's no point As long as Trump occupies the Oval Office, the role of press secretary is a farce and a distractionThe imminent resignation of Sarah Sanders as Donald Trump’s press secretary marks yet another departure from a White House that treats chaos as its modus operandi. On the left, there is understandable ...
09:00, 2019-06-16

Here's the latest point in pregnancy you can get an abortion in all 50 states Yutong Yuan/Business Insider Multiple states have recently passed bills strictly limiting abortion after five to six weeks of pregnancy with limited exceptions, and in Alabama's case, banning the procedure altogether. None of these or any previous first-trimester abortion restrictions states have t...
02:17, 2019-05-22

Stena Impero: How tensions reached this point and what happens next Tensions between the UK and Iran show no sign of easing thanks to the latest drama in the Gulf, which saw a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Tehran as it sailed through the Strait of Hormuz....
11:51, 2019-07-22

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Is There Any Point In Dating When The World Is On Fire? Hello all you frightening nipplybeasts, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to help you speed run through the worst parts of dating and start the New Game Plus of your love life....
21:17, 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Brazil's CPFL Energia offers to buy Chinese stake in renewables unit Brazilian utility CPFL Energia SA said on Tuesday it had offered to buy parent company China's State Grid's stake in its renewables arm CPFL Renovaveis ....
17:00, 2019-05-21

WRAPUP 1-Saudi Aramco aims to buy Reliance stake, reports lower earnings Saudi Aramco is planning a blockbuster investment in Reliance Industries, the Indian conglomerate said on Monday, as the Saudi energy giant diversifies its business, where weaker oil prices cut its first-half profit by 12%....
15:34, 2019-08-12

India's Reliance bets on tech for growth, announces stake sale to Aramco Reliance Industries said it would launch super-fast internet in India next month, stressing that partnerships would be its path to growth as it announced a tie up with Microsoft and a stake sale in its oil unit to Saudi Aramco....
17:34, 2019-08-12

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos are officially divorced. Now they're divvying up their Amazon stake Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his ex-wife MacKenzie Bezos have completed their divorce and are divvying up their stake in Amazon.       ...
22:51, 2019-08-01

Transportation Secretary Chao reportedly still holds construction co. stake she pledged to divest Elaine Chao's shares have risen in value by more than $40,000 since the month she said she would let go of them, the Wall Street Journal reported....
16:51, 2019-05-28

Catalyst Capital seeks to take Hudson's Bay stake to oppose chairman's offer to go private Private equity firm Catalyst Capital Group Inc on Monday offered to buy an estimated C$150 million stake in Hudson's Bay Co, and said it will oppose Executive Chairman Richard Baker's C$1.74 billion take-private proposal....
04:00, 2019-07-23

UPDATE 1-Vivendi to appoint banks on Thursday for sale of Universal stake - source French media group Vivendi is set to appoint several investment banks on Thursday for the sale of up to 50% of Universal Music Group, its most-prized asset, said a source close to the matter....
17:34, 2019-07-24

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos are officially divorced. Now they're divvy up their Amazon stake Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his ex-wife MacKenzie Bezos have completed their divorce and are divvying up their stake in Amazon.       ...
20:17, 2019-08-01

Soros Fund Management increases stake in Tesla convertible bonds: filings Billionaire George Soros' investment firm, Soros Fund Management Llc, raised its stake in Tesla Inc's convertible bonds due in 2021 by 17.5 million convertible bonds to 37.5 million convertible......
15:01, 2019-05-21

India's Reliance to roll out fibre broadband, unveils oil stake sale to Aramco Reliance Industries unveiled plans to launch high-speed internet services in India, a tie-up with Microsoft and a stake sale in its oil business to Saudi Aramco, underscoring billionaire Chairman Mukesh Ambani's ambitions for the group....
12:34, 2019-08-12

UPDATE 2-Billionaire James Packer to sell 20% stake in Crown Resorts to Melco Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd said on Thursday it would buy a 20% stake in Australia's Crown Resorts Ltd from casino mogul James Packer for A$1.76 billion ($1.22 billion), just months after Wynn Resorts withdrew its offer to buy Crown....
16:17, 2019-05-30

UPDATE 2-Brazil unit of France's Casino to sell stake in appliance retailer for at least $578 mln French retailing group Casino's Brazilian unit will sell its controlling stake in a Brazilian appliance retailer for at least 2.23 billion reais ($578 million), accepting a discount on the unit's listed price as it refocuses on its supermarket business....
18:17, 2019-06-12

Millennials' financial futures at stake in Social Security reform debate, Republicans say Congressional lawmakers want to extend Social Security's solvency. But they also want to make sure millennials will get as much money out as they pay in....
07:00, 2019-08-01

Mantle Ridge's Hilal buys stake in Aramark, eyes talks with management Activist investor Paul Hilal's Mantle Ridge LP bought nearly 10% of U.S. food services company Aramark's common stock and while it plans to push for changes, the fund is stopping short of making an outright bid for the company, a regulatory filing showed....
00:34, 2019-08-17

Lions Gate, Spyglass Media, Viacom Are Leading Contenders to Buy Stake in Miramax Several potential buyers have expressed interest in purchasing a stake in Miramax, which is owned by BeIN Media Group and has produced popular and critically acclaimed films such as “Good Will Hunting” and “Pulp Fiction.”...
05:00, 2019-08-02

Pakistan moves to ban single-use plastic bags: ‘The health of 200 million people is at stake’ The fines will be steep — $31 for using a single bag, $63 for selling one and up to $31,000 for manufacturing them. The national per capita income is $1,200 per year....
04:17, 2019-08-14

Tammy Abraham views transfer ban as golden chance to stake Chelsea claim • Striker is ‘buzzing’ at prospect of new season at Stamford Bridge• ‘There is a great chance for us young players so we must go for it’Tammy Abraham has said Chelsea’s transfer ban represents a glorious opportunity for the club’s academy prospects and next season will be “now or never” for him to b...
01:51, 2019-06-24

Japan upper house poll begins, Abe's constitutional reform hopes at stake Campaigning began on Thursday for Japan's July 21 upper house election, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc expected to keep a majority but perhaps with fewer seats, clouding hopes of achieving his goal of revising the pacifist constitution....
04:34, 2019-07-04

KKR in talks to sell majority stake in French call centre operator Webhelp Private equity firm KKR & Co Inc said on Wednesday it is in talks to sell a majority stake in French call centre business Webhelp to Belgian investment firm Groupe Bruxelles Lamber for on an enterprise value of 2.4 billion euros ($2.69 billion)....
12:51, 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-S.Korean activist fund KCGI eyes stake in Asiana Airlines South Korea's activist fund KCGI, the second-largest shareholder in the parent company of Korean Air Lines Co Ltd, is interested in buying rival carrier Asiana Airlines Inc, KCGI Chief Executive Kang Sung-boo told Reuters....
05:34, 2019-08-19

UPDATE 1-Mantle Ridge buys stake in Aramark, eyes talks with management Activist investor Paul Hilal's Mantle Ridge LP has bought nearly 10% of Aramark's common stock to push for changes at the U.S. food services company, a regulatory filing showed on Friday....
15:34, 2019-08-17

Fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic at stake as St. Louis judge holds hearing The fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic will be at stake on Tuesday when a St. Louis judge hears arguments in Planned Parenthood's lawsuit aimed at forcing state health officials to renew the facility's license to perform the procedure....
12:34, 2019-06-04

Richmond Is at a Crossroads. Will Arthur Ashe Boulevard Point the Way? On Saturday, the city will rename a major thoroughfare after Ashe. It will slice across Monument Avenue, known for its outsized statues of Confederate generals....
18:34, 2019-06-21

Argentina earns first World Cup point with 0-0 Japan draw PARIS (AP) — Argentina held former champion Japan to a 0-0 draw Monday to earn its first ever point in the Women’s World Cup. Argentina lost its previous six World Cup matches in 2003 and 2007, and missed the 2011 and 2015 tournaments. Argentina had been outscored 33-2 in the six previous Worl...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Look up! Saturn reaches closest point to Earth Tuesday GettyImages KBJR – Move over Jupiter, it’s time to let Saturn shine! Earth will be right in between Saturn and the Sun, and Saturn will be at its closest point to Earth for the year. In the planetary scale, close is still pretty far away, with Saturn being about 840 million miles away. This is...
20:51, 2019-07-09

New trailers you need to watch from this week: Spider-Man, Point Blank, and more This is the weekend. That is, if you’re a Toy Story fan, because the fourth and final episode in the franchise is hitting cinemas, and it’s expected to set an opening record for the series. Also out this week is Anna, which feels like a preview for Black Widow — you know what the k...
20:51, 2019-06-22

| Junior Boks earn bonus-point win against Georgia Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux said his team will have to sharpen up before their final World Rugby U20 Championship pool game against New Zealand....
00:34, 2019-06-09

Point Comfort: where slavery in America began 400 years ago In 1619, a ship with 20 captives landed at Virginia, ushering in the era of slavery in what would become the United StatesThe blue waters of the Chesapeake lap against the shore. Sunbathers lounge in deckchairs as black children and white children run and play on the beach. And close by stands a mag...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Point taken: Cavs select Garland with No. 5 pick in draft CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers used the No. 5 pick in the NBA draft on point guard Darius Garland, who played in just five games at Vanderbilt because of a knee injury Garland suffered torn meniscus in his left knee during a Nov. 23 game and underwent season-ending surgery. The 19-year-old might hav...
03:51, 2019-06-21

'We have to point the finger at Highways England for making a mess of the M2' Opinion 27 Jul, 2019 The decision makers at Highways England need to be held accountable for the mess they made with the M2 closure, says Mike Rutherford...
01:17, 2019-08-01

'A focal point, not an accessory': behind New York's first poster museum At Poster House, the history of the medium is explored in unprecedented depth with examples from all over the world and throughout historyNew York has long been known for its street art – whether it was Keith Haring’s political graffiti in the 1980s or, more recently, guerrilla posters tracing racis...
18:34, 2019-05-28

Trossard grabs point for Brighton against West Ham after VAR blow "Leandro Trossard had a goal disallowed by VAR in the first half, but later equalised for Brighton against West Ham to maintain his side\u0027s unbeaten start to the season."...
20:00, 2019-08-17

Ferrari: No point stopping development of 2019 Formula 1 car Ferrari Formula 1 team boss Mattia Binotto does not believe the outfit will need to stop development of its 2019 car, despite its increasingly faint hopes of catching up Mercedes in 2019...
20:34, 2019-08-17

Megan Rapinoe and her attempts to take a stand — and make a point U.S. women’s national soccer team co-captain Megan Rapinoe is no stranger to speaking up. The soccer star continues to publicly fight for her beliefs....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Mini universes could be constantly exploding at every point in space If every point in space acts like a tiny universe, growing and then shrinking, it could explain our universe’s expansion and solve one of physics’ biggest problems...
08:17, 2019-05-22

The Strait of Hormuz: The world's most important oil choke point Following a number of oil tanker blasts in the Gulf of Oman, tensions between the United States and Iran are rising further. DW takes a closer look at what role the Strait of Hormuz plays for global oil supplies....
19:00, 2019-06-14

Verstappen: No point being in F1 if Austria move on Leclerc illegal Max Verstappen said drivers should "stay at home" and there is no point "being in Formula 1" if his move on Charles Leclerc to win in Austria gets punished...
21:00, 2019-06-30

For console games, downloads are approaching a tipping point Enlarge (credit: Flickr / Dazzied) On the PC, games distributed on discs in physical boxes have been a practical market rounding error for years now. Destiny 2's sales distribution highlights how the console game market may finally (and inexorably) be heading toward that point as well. In an earni...
17:34, 2019-05-21

LG G8X renders point to a refined design but also a missing feature Recently we heard rumors that a phone dubbed the LG G8X would be announced in September, likely at IFA 2019, and while not much was known about the handset, we may now have seen it in the form of leaked renders.Shared by Pricebaba and OnLeaks (a reputable leaker), the renders show a phone with a tin...
12:00, 2019-08-12

At least 2 killed in West Point training accident: reports At least two people were killed and several injured when an armored military personnel vehicle overturned near a training site at West Point Military Academy Thursday morning, reports said. The chaotic incident unfolded at around 7:30 a.m. when a 2.5-ton capacity Light Medium Tactical Vehicle carryi...
15:51, 2019-06-06

Sam Darnold was biggest selling point for Jets GM Joe Douglas It is Sam Darnold who holds in his golden right hand the key to making sure this new collaborative partnership between the soft-spoken talent-evaluator whiz and alpha male offensive guru can function the way winners are supposed to function inside an organization that has known far too much dysfunct...
17:34, 2019-06-12

Canada's point man in Washington, key Trudeau advisor, resigns Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unexpectedly announced on Thursday that the Canadian ambassador to the United States, who played a pivotal role in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), will leave Washington at the end of August....
20:17, 2019-08-08

All-India Doctors' Strike Tomorrow: Your 10-Point Guide Parts of the country are bracing for a strike by doctors tomorrow - to be held in solidarity with the doctors in Bengal, who after six days of protest, today said they were ready for talks with the......
20:17, 2019-06-16

Unlocking the point system on Key Food shopper’s cards Dear John: Please check on Key Food in the Bronx. It has taken away our right to get rewards on our cards. The points are going to the workers, not the buyers. Should it be allowed to do this? Something doesn’t seem right. I’m 82 years old, and I live in the Throgs Neck area.......
11:34, 2019-06-23

Phoenix police to track when officers point guns PHOENIX (AP) – The Phoenix Police Department says it will track when officers point their guns at people. The department announced Friday the policy recommended by the Community Police Trust Initiative and the National Police Foundation, which studied last year’s police shootings in the ...
04:17, 2019-08-04

Konta misses absolute sitter to blow set point "Johanna Konta’s remarkable and unexpected run at the French Open came to a sudden end in the semi-finals on Friday - but it could have been so different."...
15:01, 2019-06-07

PM Modi Spells Out Five-Point Code Of Conduct For NDA Lawmakers Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance for the first time since his massive national election victory, had five commandments for newly-elected lawmakers who......
17:17, 2019-05-25

'Two Point Hospital' is coming to consoles in late 2019 You won't have to fire up a computer to play the spiritual successor to Theme Hospital. Two Point Studios and Sega are bringing Two Point Hospital to PS4, Switch and Xbox One sometime in late 2019. It'll remain faithful to the absurdity of the PC h......
19:51, 2019-07-23

Racing Point announces new drivers for third F1 Esports season Racing Point is the latest team to announce drivers for the third Formula 1 Esports season, partnering F1 Esports debutant Daniele Haddad with the returning Marcel Kiefer...
19:34, 2019-07-11

The Point: Elizabeth Warren tries again on Native American issue With 169 days until the Iowa caucuses and a barely winnowed Democratic field still vying for the nomination, the 2020 election will be here before you know it. Every Sunday, I outline the 5 BIG storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail. And they're ranked -- s...
11:00, 2019-08-19

Why Is Wall Street So Sold on the 50-Basis-Point Rate Cut? One of Wall Street’s most eventful debates—whether the Federal Reserve will cut rates at its two-day meeting by a quarter of a percentage point or a half a point—gained new life following comments by John Williams....
00:51, 2019-07-20

Russia: meeting with US on arms control a starting point MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s deputy foreign minister says a meeting with a U.S. counterpart was a starting point for working out fraught arms control issues. Sergei Ryabkov and U.S. Undersecretary of State for Arms Control Andrea Thompson met Wednesday in Prague. Russia was rattled by the U.S. withd...
17:17, 2019-06-12

Twitter's Disinformation Data Dumps Are Helpful—to a Point Twitter has released 30 million tweets from state-sponsored disinformation accounts. Researchers say the trove is useful, but they want more transparency....
01:00, 2019-07-08

1 dead, 22 injured in West Point training accident A vehicle loaded with West Point cadets on summer training overturned on a dirt road Thursday, killing one cadet and injuring 22 other passengers.Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Williams said the cadets are seniors at the U.S. Military Academy. (June 6)        ...
04:00, 2019-06-07

Mike Pence calls West Point grads the ‘best of the best’ WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has told the graduating class of the U.S. Military Academy that they are “the best of the best.” Pence told the West Point graduates Saturday that as they accept “the mantle of leadership” their commander in chief, President D...
19:17, 2019-05-25

West Point says cadet killed in rollover was from New Jersey WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Military Academy has identified the cadet killed in a vehicle rollover during a training exercise as a 22-year-old from New Jersey. West Point on Friday announced that Cadet Christopher J. Morgan of West Orange, New Jersey, died when the vehicle carrying cadets overt...
19:34, 2019-06-07

Gold Hits Highest Point Since Early April Gold prices surged Friday, advancing to their highest level since early April with fears about a slowing economy pushing some investors toward safer assets and the dollar declining....
21:34, 2019-05-31

Report: Lakers to start James at point guard LeBron James is preparing to take on a new role with the Los Angeles Lakers this season as point guard, according to a report Monday by Yahoo! Sports' Chris Haynes....
03:00, 2019-07-09

West Point Accident Kills Cadet and Injures 22 Others Twenty cadets and two trainers were injured after a military vehicle overturned en route to a training area near the military academy, officials said....
22:00, 2019-06-06

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures point to flat opening Futures for Canada's main stock index were little changed on Thursday, a day after ending a week-long losing streak as calm returned to global markets....
14:17, 2019-08-08

Djokovic wins longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon Novak Djokovic won the longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon in his semifinal victory over Roberto Bautista Agut        ...
23:34, 2019-07-12

Ubisoft acquires 70% stake in Green Panda Games, bolstering its hyper-casual stable Ubisoft is acquiring a 70% stake in Green Panda Games, which makes games like Bee Factory and Golf Orbit and has over 78 million downloads. Read More...
01:34, 2019-08-01

Ireland arrive at Lord's ready to bloody a few noses with plenty at stake in four-day Test The simplistic view would be to see the four-day Test against Ireland as the calm between two storms for England this summer. The World Cup finished — and in some style, you may remember — nine days ago. The Ashes begin in nine days' time....
13:34, 2019-07-23

Nippon Life Insurance To Raise Stake In Reliance Capital-Owned Asset Manager Reliance Capital and Nippon Life Insurance Co both own 42.88% stake each in Reliance Nippon. Nippon Life will buy out most of Reliance Capital's stake with this deal, the asset manager said....
11:01, 2019-05-23

Opinion: More than title at stake for USWNT in World Cup final. Trophy would boost legal case US women have deflected questions about gender discrimination suit against US Soccer, but they know case gets stronger with another World Cup trophy.       ...
08:17, 2019-07-06

UPDATE 1-India's Reliance bets on tech for growth, announces stake sale to Aramco Reliance Industries said it would launch super-fast internet in India next month, stressing that partnerships would be its path to growth as it announced a tie up with Microsoft and a stake sale in its oil unit to Saudi Aramco....
15:34, 2019-08-12

Beijing Auto Buys Daimler Stake, Bolstering German Carmaker’s Ties to China The deal strengthens the German automaker’s relationship with a Chinese counterpart in a country that has become an important market but where overall sales are falling....
17:51, 2019-07-23

'White Knight' Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, dampens activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a small stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to increase it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart a local activist fund's challenge....
11:51, 2019-06-21

Brazil's Monashees buys stake in plant-based meat producer Fazenda Futuro Brazilian plant-based meat producer Fazenda Futuro said on Thursday it has received its first round of investments, led by venture capital firm Monashees....
06:00, 2019-07-19

Deal: Apple Watch Series 4 LTE killer deal drops price to all-time low Prices for the newest Apple smartwatch start at $400, but the cheapest model doesn't come with cellular support. However, for $100 extra, anyone can buy an Apple Watch Series 4 (GPS + cellular) and pair it with any of the major carriers in the US, including AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon. Unsurp...
09:51, 2019-06-21

Lego strikes deal to buy back Legoland; deal includes Madame Tussauds The owner of popular Lego brand toys is about to be reunited with Legoland theme parks — and wax museum Madame Tussauds. A group of investors, including the family behind toy giant Lego, has agreed to pay for $7.5 billion for Merlin Entertainments, which operates Legoland theme parks and Madame Tuss...
07:17, 2019-06-29

Boris Johnson's government sets aside additional $2.8B to deal with potential no-deal Brexit fallout The British government headed by newly elected Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set aside an additional £2.1 billion ($2.3 billion) in preparation for a no-deal Brexit....
18:17, 2019-08-01

Trump encourages UK to go for no-deal Brexit ahead of state visit, offers Britain trade deal with US President Donald Trump encouraged the United Kingdom to walk away from negotiations with the European Union if they are unable to secure a favorable Brexit deal....
20:17, 2019-06-02

PS4 DEAL: Last of Us, Horizon Zero Dawn and Uncharted 4 for £219 is a great Prime Day deal Amazon Prime Day is here and there are some amazing offers on games, consoles, hardware and more to be had - here's one of the best things we've found so far...
01:01, 2019-07-17

Luckin Coffee CFO: Trade war with US will hit Chinese consumer confidence 'at some point' The chief financial officer of Luckin Coffee — Starbucks' challenger for the Chinese coffee market — said Thursday that the trade war will hit consumer confidence....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Funeral held for West Point cadet who died in training NEW YORK (AP) — A West Point cadet killed during a training exercise has been laid to rest at the academy’s cemetery. The funeral for Christopher J. Morgan was held Saturday at the United States Military Academy. WABC-TV reports speakers included former president Bill Clinton. Morgan’s f...
06:34, 2019-06-16

Jeffrey Epstein’s Opaque Finances Could Become Focal Point for Investigators Tens of millions of dollars flowed among Mr. Epstein’s bank accounts and companies. The question of where that money came from is likely to be a key focus after his death....
22:34, 2019-08-11

It's a Falcon and Crossbones MCU reunion in the trailer for Netflix's Point Blank Yes, this movie is named Point Blank, which by now is probably on the top ten list of generically interchangeable action movie names. Regardless, the trailer for this Netflix film of that oft-used title is extremely our shit. Anthony Mackie and Frank Grillo kicking ass together? It’s the Falcon/Cros...
22:00, 2019-06-20

The Point: Here's how a weird DNC rule is setting the 2020 debate stage Earlier this week, with virtually no advance notice, the Democratic National Committee, released its criteria for how the 23(!) candidates running for the party's presidential nomination can qualify for a spot on the stage for the third party-sanctioned debate in September....
20:51, 2019-05-31

Dicey Dungeons Is A Good Entry Point For Deck Builders Life is an endless barrage of decisions. Some are big. Should you look for a better apartment? Most are small. Some pulp or no pulp? Sometimes it’s fun to decide. Often it’s exhausting. The burgeoning scene of roguelike deckbuilding video games is full of decision-making. It can be overwhelming. Tha...
16:00, 2019-08-16

People on rescue ship off Italy at breaking point, say doctors Ship carrying 107 people rescued from sea has been refused permission to dockThe medical and psychological condition of people onboard a rescue boat anchored off the Italian island of Lampedusa for 18 days has reached breaking point, doctors have said.The vessel operated by the Spanish charity Proac...
21:00, 2019-08-19

U.S. election cybersecurity agency staff 'strained to the breaking point' As the U.S. government prepares to defend the 2020 presidential election from cyber threats, the federal agency charged with helping administer elections, the Election Assistance Commission, says it is “strained to the breaking point,” according to Chairwoman Christy McCormick....
05:00, 2019-05-23

Opinion: NASCAR point standings more important than you think at halfway mark Since NASCAR began awarding stage points in 2017, only one driver outside the 16-driver cutoff at the midway mark has made it into the playoffs.        ...
02:51, 2019-06-01

Dow futures point to a positive open after worst trading day of 2019 U.S. stock index futures were positive in the early hours of Tuesday morning, after Wall Street saw its worst trading day of 2019 in the previous session....
11:00, 2019-08-06

Deaths in Dominican Republic could be ‘mysterious.’ But so far, all signs point to ‘normal.’ For weeks, headlines have chronicled the horrifying stories of Americans who have fallen ill or died on this Caribbean island. But is there really a suspicious trend?...
07:00, 2019-06-21

Morant, Garland, White top list of point guards in NBA draft Ja Morant, Darius Garland and Coby White make up a clear top tier of point guards in next week’s NBA draft, though one has barely played in the past year. Morant was an NCAA Tournament star for Murray State, while White blossomed into a one-and-done talent driving North Carolina’s fast-p...
19:34, 2019-06-14

For U.S. and France, a Tax Fight Over Tech Giants Remains a Sore Point The stakes for thrashing out a global deal on how to tax tech giants doing cross-border business are getting higher now that individual governments are taking matters into their own hands....
06:51, 2019-07-17

Ask the Captain: What's the point of no return if a plane loses power? Captain John Cox explains what pilots do in the event they lose power and whether the working engine is inspected after a flight when the other fails.       ...
20:51, 2019-07-12

Novak Djokovic Wins Longest Point Ever Recorded at Wimbledon (WIMBLEDON, England) — Going by the number of strokes, it was the longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon. And for Novak Djokovic, it went a long way toward putting him into another final at the All England Club. After exchanging dozens of strokes during the third set of his semifinal match a...
04:00, 2019-07-13

Grizzlies fill point guard void, select Ja Morant at No. 2 MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies, looking to replace Mike Conley at point guard, took Murray State sophomore Ja Morant with the second overall pick in Thursday night’s NBA draft. Morant appeared to be the Grizzlies target almost as soon as the franchise got the second pick in the lo...
03:51, 2019-06-21

So, guys, you reckon you could take a point off Serena Williams? | Alex Clark Men want to get in on everything. Then again, we all have our dreamsLet us for a minute extend the benefit of the doubt to the 12% of men who believe they could take a point from Serena Williams in a tennis match, no doubt further emboldened by her defeat in the Wimbledon final.For who can say what ...
20:34, 2019-07-13

Racing Point Formula 1 struggles a Force India 'legacy' Racing Point's enduring struggles in the 2019 Formula 1 season are a "bit of a legacy" of its financial difficulties in its former Force India identity...
18:00, 2019-07-05

Perez: Racing Point still "worried" over Spain F1 update package Sergio Perez says he and his Racing Point Formula 1 team are "worried" that they still do not have answers as to why its upgrade package struggled at Barcelona...
18:00, 2019-05-22

UK government doubles investment in residential charging point scheme Additional £2.5 million will improve EV infrastructure to support owners in suburban areas The UK government has pledged an additional £2.5 million for local authorities to install electric car charging points in residential areas. The investment is expected to fund the installation of more than 10...
14:34, 2019-08-12

Hong Kong protesters continue past march’s end point Hong Kong protesters have pressed on past the designated end point for a march in which tens of thousands repeated demands for direct elections and an independent investigation into police tactics used in previous demonstrations...
13:51, 2019-07-21