Corporate News

US stocks slip in early trading ahead of Fed announcement

Sep 20, 2017

U.S. stock indexes are slightly lower in early trading ahead of the Federal Reserve's latest economic and interest rate policy update

European steel merger could see 4,000 jobs axed

Sep 20, 2017

Germany's Thyssenkrupp says it has reached a preliminary deal with Tata Steel of India to merge the two companies' European steel operations in a joint venture

Edmunds: 8 new cars, SUVs coming to the US in 2018

Sep 20, 2017

Europe's biggest auto show was the stage for the reveal of several new cars and SUVs that will be headed to the U.S. in 2018

Sporty driving could disable Chrysler minivan seat belt

Sep 20, 2017

If you drive your Chrysler minivan too fast and too furious, one of the second-row seat belts might become unbuckled

China announces trade secrets crackdown to assure investors

Sep 20, 2017

China has announced a crackdown on violations of patents and trade secrets in an effort to mollify foreign companies ahead of a possible visit to Beijing by U.S. President Donald Trump

Saudi Arabia creating $2.7B entertainment investment company

Sep 20, 2017

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund is creating an entertainment investment company as the deeply conservative kingdom loosens the reins on fun

Zara store owner sees solid profit growth in H1

Sep 20, 2017

Spanish fashion retailer Inditex, which owns the Zara stores, says net profit jumped by 9 percent in the first half of its fiscal year, following strong growth in in-store and online sales

Stopped at US border, Haitians find 'Mexican dream' instead

Sep 20, 2017

Thousands of Haitians have settled on Mexico's northwestern border after the U.S. abruptly closed its doors to them last year

FedEx profit falls 17 percent, hurt by TNT cyberattack

Sep 19, 2017

FedEx said Tuesday that its first-quarter profit fell 17 percent, hurt by a cyberattack at its TNT Express business earlier in the summer that caused package delivery delays.

Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list as Amazon exerts influence

Sep 19, 2017

Toys R Us joins list of retailers in bankruptcy as Amazon exerts influence

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