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Center Valley based Avantor enters into definitive agreement with VWR

VWR reported that at March 31 - the end of the last quarter - total debt was $2.181 billion compared to total debt of $2.017 billion as of December 31, 2016. Corsair Capital Management L.P. boosted i...

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Macron campaign emails appear to be leaked online

Hackers targeted Macron's campaign using methods similar to the suspected Russian hacks in the USA targeting the Democratic National Committee past year, according to a report issued in April by c...

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China's 1st big passenger jet completes maiden flight

Boeing forecasts that an annual 6 percent growth in China's air passenger traffic over the next two decades will create demand for 6,810 new planes worth a total of $1 trillion - the first trillion-do...

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Energy shares lead Asian stock losses as oil falls under $45

Energy shares lead Asian stock losses as oil falls under $45

While the market takes direction from US inventories and rising production, investors are also monitoring whether producing countries have been complying with their 2016 deal to cut output around 1.8 ...

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GOP moves closer to long-sought goal of Dodd-Frank overhaul

A legislative package that aims to chisel away much of the Dodd-Frank Act will move on to a vote in the House of Representatives, following a party line vote by the House Financial Services Committ...

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Fed holds interest rates steady, downplays Q1 economic weakness

Fed holds interest rates steady, downplays Q1 economic weakness

Gross domestic product grew at a sluggish 0.7 percent annual pace in the first quarter as consumer spending nearly stalled. Focus throughout the day will be on the policy meeting statement that is e...

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Weitz Investment Management Inc. Has $897000 Position in Apple Inc. (AAPL)

A number of other research firms have also issued reports on AAPL. Guggenheim reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $180.00 price objective on shares of Apple in a research note on Wednesday, April...

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Trump's first tariffs: Canada's lumber imports

U.S. Commerce Department officials say it's been a tough week for trade relations with Canada. The US government doesn't have a clear idea of what NAFTA covers, a business body representing severa...

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Russia blocks Chinese instant messaging app WeChat

Russia blocks Chinese instant messaging app WeChat

Russia's telecoms watchdog has blocked China's WeChat, the popular social media app developed by Tencent Holdings, the South China Morning Post said on Saturday, citing information posted on the Russi...

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What would a Le Pen victory mean for France?

What would a Le Pen victory mean for France?

Last week, the war of words renewed as Marine Le Pen issued another attack in an interview with RMC radio, calling herself a "feminist" who had freed herself from her authoritarian father. The move ...

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Feds won't charge Baton Rouge officers

U.S. Attorney Corey Amundson said during the news conference that there was insufficient evidence to prove the officers acted unreasonably and willfully. "Remember his name", she said. The Departm...

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Uber facing criminal charges for use of authority-evasion software

Uber facing criminal charges for use of authority-evasion software

The software, called "greyball", helped it identify officials seeking to stop the service running. Following the Times report officials said they believed the company used Greyball to obstru...

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Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Reports Drop in Net Earnings

Buffett owned some 81 million shares of IBM as 2016 ended, ranking as one of the tech giant's biggest investors. Berkshire's results were released Friday ahead of the company's widely attended ann...

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Bernie Sanders Calls Out Trump for Praising Australia's Universal Health Care

But Trump also took some time last night to praise Australia's government-funded universal health care system. President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull shake hands d...

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SpaceX launches secretive spy satellite

SpaceX stopped the launch of its Falcon 9 less than a minute before take off, citing an issue with one of the sensors. During SpaceX's last launch, founder Elon Musk said the company attempted to...

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Le Pen wants negotiations to drop euro currency

Meanwhile, clashes have broken out between police and protesters on the sidelines of a traditional May Day labour march in Paris. Some groups want a united front to keep Le Pen from the presidency, bu...

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Colbert rips GOP House members for passage of American Health Care Act

Colbert rips GOP House members for passage of American Health Care Act

Popular Video House Republicans just voted to destroy Obama's signature achievement. House Speaker Paul Ryan had a sizeable majority at his disposal and the political tools to reward support and punis...

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China downplays expectations from homemade C919 jet

China downplays expectations from homemade C919 jet

The plane landed safely after flying for 80 minutes. The twin-engine plane departed with five crew members on board but without any passengers. Zhou Guirong, deputy chief designer of the C919, sai...

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Bigger Revenues, Losses at Alphabet's 'Other Bets' in Q1

Company shares rose 3.9 percent to $926.01 in extended trading. Alphabet's Q1 earnings per share of $7.73 and revenue of $24.7 billion both easily topped consensus Wall Street estimates, sending...

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Trump signs orders that take aim at Dodd-Frank

He said Monday that Trump is "very determined" that the USA can achieve sustained economic growth of 3 percent or greater, which would pay for the tax cuts along with "trillions of dollars" brought in...

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