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GKN rejects £7.4bn hostile takeover bid

GKN rejects £7.4bn hostile takeover bid

Last week , GKN rebuffed an initial £7bn bid from Melrose because it "fundamentally undervalued" it. The company responded to the offer by urging shareholders to "take no action". The boss of Melros...

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Legal & General Group Plc Boosts Position in Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (CTB)

Legal & General Group Plc Boosts Position in Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (CTB)

The stock decreased 1.33% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $33.46. About 643,126 shares traded. Analysts await The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) to report earnings on ...

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Aust launches wine trade fight with Canada

Aust launches wine trade fight with Canada

Australia yesterday said it was taking legal action against Canada at the WTO over "arbitrary and disadvantageous" restrictions against imported wine, expanding on a similar United States complaint. "...

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Province makes plans on road clearing following United Kingdom firm bankruptcy

French building giant Vinci on Tuesday appeared to rule out bidding for parts of the failing company, with CEO Xavier Huillard saying "buying significant pieces of Carillion is not for us". The cont...

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Bitcoin, Ethereum and nearly every other cryptocurrency is plunging

Bitcoin, Ethereum and nearly every other cryptocurrency is plunging

The worldwide value of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has plunged in recent days amid fears of a crackdown in Asia and concerns that many currencies' rapid rise in value past year could refl...

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21 states sue FCC for repealing net neutrality

21 states sue FCC for repealing net neutrality

The lawsuit by the attorneys general against the FCC and federal government asks the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit to review the FCC's decision to ditch net neutrality. "First, we end uti...

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Shell makes first North Sea O&G commitment in decades

Shell makes first North Sea O&G commitment in decades

The news comes amid a resurgence in oil prices which has seen Brent touch 70 U.S. dollars (£50) a barrel - although Shell stated the project would have a break-even point of less than 40 United States...

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Maersk, IBM partner to build blockchain tech

Maersk, IBM partner to build blockchain tech

The new platform could save the global shipping industry billions of dollars a year by replacing the current EDI- and paper-based system, which can leave containers in receiving yards for weeks, acc...

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Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) EPS Estimated At $0.45

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) EPS Estimated At $0.45

Cadence Capital Management LLC now owns 4,733 shares of the technology infrastructure company's stock worth $236,000 after buying an additional 30 shares during the last quarter. Akamai Technologies h...

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European Union declares war on plastic waste

European Union declares war on plastic waste

Six industry organisations from the value chain have committed to the pledge today (January 16th 2018) in cooperation with the European Commission , which aims to encourage more plastics recycling...

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Man wears 8 pairs of pants, 10 shirts; gets arrested

Man wears 8 pairs of pants, 10 shirts; gets arrested

Speaking to MailOnline, Mr Williams said: 'If I was a young white male or a young white female I would have been treated slightly differently'. A man was arrested at the Iceland Keflavík Internation...

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Hot Tickers: FNB Corporation (FNB), Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR)

The shares were sold at an average price of $95.20, for a total value of $167,456.80. (NYSE:DLR) by 3.83% during the September 2017 quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Secur...

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Retailer Iceland to ditch plastic packaging from its own-label line

Retailer Iceland to ditch plastic packaging from its own-label line

Iceland, well known for its extensive range of frozen foods, says says it is aiming to remove plastics wherever feasible. What is your chosen supermarket doing to fight plastic? Iceland said it ...

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Nestle selling US candy business to Ferrero for $2.8 billion

Nestle selling US candy business to Ferrero for $2.8 billion

Nestle plans to focus on healthier and faster-growing categories like coffee, pet food and water as the food industry grapples with a drop in demand for sugary products. But Nestle still owns the bran...

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Do What Insiders Does: FirstEnergy Corp. (FE), UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)

Do What Insiders Does: FirstEnergy Corp. (FE), UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)

Daniel Lascano increased its stake in Alleghany Corp Del (Y) by 67.7% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. In other news, EVP D Ellen Wilson sold 14,365 shares of the business'...

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Dow Jones hits 26000 milestone as earnings optimism feeds rally

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 9 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,795 as of 11:33am Eastern Time. The dollar strengthened to put the greenback on track to snap a four-session skid of losses but re...

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McDonald's Sets Goal to Switch to Environmentally Friendly Packaging by 2025

McDonald's Sets Goal to Switch to Environmentally Friendly Packaging by 2025

McDonald's partnered with Environmental Defense Fund in 1990 in its first sustainable packaging drive, which reduced packaging wastage by over 300 million lbs, and the brand claims in the next decade ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Barmer: 'Some People Mislead The Nation'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Barmer: 'Some People Mislead The Nation'

He also spoke about the UjjwalaYojanafor cooking gas, and the significant progress made in electrification of 18,000 unelectrified villages. Modi said: "Congress party has misled people by simply la...

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With a $6B charge comes new thoughts about GE's future

With a $6B charge comes new thoughts about GE's future

The stock decreased 3.73% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $18.06. About 553,017 shares traded or 8.31% up from the average. The Allstate Corporation (NYSE:ALL) has risen 25.87% since...

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Lawmakers to review Cuomo's local government plan

Unlike past years, the state might not have the money to promise record increases in K-12 education aid, "free" college tuition programs and splashy infrastructure initiatives like a "third rail" for ...

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