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Luxury Home Sales Soar as Foreigners Bet on Canada
La Repubblica - 20 Hours ago
(Company corrects number of Toronto luxury homes sold in second paragraph.) Sales of houses and condos worth at least C$3 million ($2.3 million) jumped to 279 units in Toronto from January 1 to July
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Finally! Hulu now offers ad-free subscriptions
USA Today - 20 Hours ago
Viewers of streaming video service Hulu can now opt to skip commercials completely. The online video destination, which is owned by ABC, Fox and NBC, is adding a $11.99 monthly subscription tier for
Video streaming service Hulu offers new ad-free subscriptions The World 247.com
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CBS Sci-Tech: Mutant fossils offer clues to mass extinction
CBS News - 22 Hours ago
The discovery of ancient deformed plankton has prompted an international team of scientists to offer up an alternative theory for one of Earth's biggest mass extinction events . The Ordovician-Silurian
Mutant fossils offer clues to mass extinction CBS News
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07:42Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf
USA Today - 23 Hours ago
Share MediaShow Caption Share This Video Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf talks with USA TODAY's Editor-in-Chief David Callaway. 20 minutes agoWells Fargo CEO John Stumpf talks with USA TODAY's Editor-in-Chief
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Vivendi Second-Quarter Sales Top Estimates on Universal Music
Bloomberg - 23 Hours ago
Vivendi SA, the French media company being revamped by its chairman and billionaire investor Vincent Bollore, reported second-quarter revenue that topped analysts’ estimates, helped by sales at its music
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Saudi Arabia, U.S. near deal for two Lockheed warships -sources
Reuters - 23 Hours ago
Saudi Arabia is in advanced discussions with the U.S. government about buying two frigates based on a coastal warship that Lockheed Martin Corp is building for the U.S. Navy, and could reach agreement
Saudi Arabia, U.S. near deal for two Lockheed warships: sources Latest Nigerian News.com
Saudi, US near deal for two Lockheed warships Trade Arabia
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Tesco prefers MBK's $6.6 billion bid for South Korean business - sources
Reuters UK - 23 Hours ago
SEOUL/HONG KONG Tesco ( TSCO.L ) has picked private equity firm MBK Partners as preferred bidder to buy its South Korean unit for as much as $6.6 billion, sources said, as the British supermarket retreats
Tesco prefers MBK's $6.6 billion bid for South Korean business: sources Reuters UK
Tesco prefers MBK's $6.6 bln bid for S.Korean business - sources Yahoo! Finance
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Europe Stocks Snap Losing Streak as Health, Banks Offer Respite
Bloomberg - 9/2/2015
European traders are getting some respite from the rout that has erased most of this year’s equity gains. Getinge AB led health-care stocks higher after saying it plans a program to improve cost efficiency.
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BRIEF-UK competition watchdog clears Yoox/Net-a-Porter deal
Reuters UK - 9/2/2015
Thomson Reuters is the world's largest international multimedia news agency, providing investing news , world news , business news , technology news , headline news, small business news , news alerts,
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190,000 More Jobs Added in U.S. Last Month: ADP
Bloomberg - 9/2/2015
Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn reports on today's top stories. (Source: Bloomberg)
01:18Top stories: 190,000 more jobs added in U.S. last month, ADP says USA Today
Obama Closes In on Iran Nuclear Deal Vote MSN UK
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U.S. private sector adds 190,000 jobs in August - ADP
Reuters India - 9/2/2015
NEW YORK U.S. private employers added 190,000 jobs in August, short of economists' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast the
US private sector adds 190,000 jobs in August: ADP National Employment Report Economic Times
U.S. PRIVATE SECTOR ADDS 190,000 JOBS IN AUGUST : Adp 4 Traders
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ADP: Businesses added 190,000 jobs in August
USA Today - 9/2/2015
Businesses added 190,000 jobs in August, payroll processor ADP said Wednesday, in a possible sign that the labor market will continue to post solid gains despite market turmoil and growing concerns about
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UPDATE 1-VW committee proposes extending CEO Winterkorn's contract
Reuters - 9/2/2015
* VW proposes extending CEO contract until 2016 * Winterkorn term extended as he oversees revamp * VW working on new group structure (Adds details on contract extension, background) FRANKFURT,
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Economic slowdown? Tell that to U.S. drivers
Fortune - 9/2/2015
The U.S. auto industry powered ahead in August, topping sales estimates and shrugging off gyrating stock markets as consumers continued to show their penchant for pickup trucks and SUVs. U.S. auto sales
August U.S. Auto Sales Stronger Than Expected on Trucks, SUVs App.ViralNewsChart.com
UPDATE 4-August U.S. auto sales stronger than expected on trucks, SUVs Reuters UK
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BUZZ-Hikma: 2nd top FTSE gainer after Barclays lauds Boehringer deal
Reuters UK - 9/2/2015
** Pharma co Hikma up c.5.6 pct, 2nd top gainer on London's bluechip index & on track for sharpest move in over 1 mnth after brokerage TP hike ** Barclays says U.S. generics deal, announced in July,
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European Stocks Advance With Health-Care Companies Leading Gains
Bloomberg - 9/2/2015
European shares snapped a two-day selloff, with health-care companies leading gains. Novartis AG pushed drugmakers higher, rising 1.4 percent after saying it formed a partnership with California biotechnology
Europe: Stocks advance with health-care companies leading gains Business Times Singapore
European Stocks Advance With Health-Care Firms Leading Bloomberg
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BRIEF-Safari Investments says to raise about 152.5 mln rand via rights offer
Reuters UK - 9/2/2015
Sept 2 Safari Investments RSA Ltd * Intends to raise a maximum of approx R152.5 million by renounceable rights offer at a subscription price of 875 cents * Funds raised through rights offer will
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BRIEF-Therametrics Holding signs general collaboration contract with Accelovance,
Reuters UK - 9/2/2015
Sept 2 Therametrics Holding AG : * Announced it has signed a general collaboration contract with Accelovance, Inc. * Under proposed terms two companies will cooperate under a master service agreement
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Hong Kong property sales plunge to 17-month low in August
South China Morning Post - 23 Hours ago
Property sales in Hong Kong last month hit the lowest level in nearly 11/2 half years as investors opted for the sidelines amid the ongoing stock market slump and increasing economic uncertainties in
Hong Kong property sales plunge as residential sales hit 17-month low in August South China Morning Post
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Deal on race-fixing charges raises corruption concerns
Sydney Morning Herald - 9/2/2015
Victoria's sports integrity regime has been called into question, with the participants in a major race-fixing scheme set to become the latest police targets to receive a minor penalty for organised criminal
'Slapped on the wrist': Race-fix scheme participants set to get only minor penalty Canberra Times
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Armour Energy surges on deal to buy oil, gas assets from Origin Energy
Melbourne Age - 9/2/2015
Takeover target Armour Energy has signed its second potentially-transformational deal in as many weeks, agreeing to pay up to $13 million for oil and gas production assets in Queensland owned by Origin
Armour Energy shares rocket on deal to acquire Origin assets Sydney Morning Herald
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Wednesday Papers: Whirlpool makes approach for Aga
Citywire Money - 9/2/2015
Top stories Financial Times : Aga Rangemaster, the British manufacturer of upmarket cast-iron cookers, said on Tuesday that it had received a last-minute approach for a possible cash offer from Whirlpool
Whirlpool interested in AGA Rangemaster Evertiq
Aga sizzles as Whirlpool weighs rival bid The Gulf Today
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Financial stocks whacked as Jefferies CEO writes about trading 'pain'
USA Today - 9/1/2015
In a letter to staff, Handler confirmed “some pain” in its trading business due to recent turmoil that has led to wild swings in stocks, commodities and currencies. In the letter, first reported by Business
Financial stocks whacked as Wall Street CEO writes about trading 'pain' USA Today
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Saint-Gobain says Swiss court rules full takeover bid for Sika unneeded
Reuters UK - 9/1/2015
PARIS A Swiss court confirmed Saint-Gobain did not have to launch a mandatory public takeover bid for all the shares of Swiss chemical firm Sika, the French group said on Tuesday. Management and most
Saint-Gobain says Swiss court rules full takeover bid for Sika unneeded (Reuters) Yahoo! News Australia
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Alexion gets EU approval for two drugs acquired in Synageva deal
CNBC - 9/1/2015
NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Ten weeks after closing its $8.4 billion purchase of Synageva BioPharma Corp, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc on Tuesday announced European approval for two drugs acquired through
UPDATE 1-Alexion gets EU approval for drug acquired in Synageva deal MyInforms
CORRECTED-Alexion gets EU approval for drug acquired in Synageva deal Reuters UK
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