Tag: Business

staffMarch 14, 2018

Ford recalling 1.38 mln sedans over steering defect

NEW YORK – Ford announced Wednesday a North American recall of 1.38 million Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ sedans to ...

staffMarch 7, 2018

McDonald’s flipped its iconic Golden Arches – people are freaking out

People driving by a McDonald’s in Lynwood, California, might be baffled by an upside-down sign. The golden arches, typically standing ...

staffFebruary 22, 2018

European stock markets slide at open

London – European stock markets slid at the start of trading on Thursday after large drops in Asia and on ...

staffFebruary 20, 2018

HSBC profits jump to $17.2bn on Asia growth

HSBC has posted a pre-tax profit of $17.2bn (£12.3bn) in 2017, saying its focus on Asia was driving growth. The ...

staffFebruary 2, 2018

Strong iPhone prices, cash plans buoy Apple shares after muted outlook

Stronger iPhone prices and hints by Apple Inc Thursday that it could return more than half of its $285 billion ...

staffJanuary 27, 2018

World’s biggest ever digital currency ‘theft’

One of Japan’s largest digital currency exchanges says it has lost some $534m worth of virtual money in a hacking ...

staffJanuary 12, 2018

Visa to eliminate customer signatures for cards with security chips

Visa Inc. announced Friday it would no longer require businesses to get customers’ signatures on purchases made with chip-card security. ...

staffJanuary 8, 2018

Celgene buys cancer therapy maker Impact Biomedicines for $1.1B

Celgene Corp. has announced the acquisition of Impact Biomedicines, a company developing medication to combat bone marrow cancer. Celgene, headquartered ...

staffJanuary 5, 2018

More than 100 Sears, Kmart stores to close

Sears Holdings said Thursday it is closing 39 Sears locations and 64 Kmart stores in addition to the dozens of ...

staffJanuary 4, 2018

Asia markets enjoy fresh rally as energy firms surge

Japan’s Nikkei ploughed more than 2% higher at the beginning of its first trading day for 2018 as investors played ...