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Monsanto ordered to pay US$2 billion in latest Roundup blow

Jury in California orders Bayer-owned Monsanto to pay more than US$2 billion in damages to a couple that sued on grounds the product caused their cancer....

Monsanto ordered to pay US$2 billion in latest Roundup blow

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Monsanto ordered to pay $2B to couple who say they contracted cancer from Roundup A jury ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.055 billion to a couple claiming that the company’s popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers....
22:13, 05/14/2019

Monsanto Ordered to Pay $2 Billion in Case Tying Weed Killer to Cancer (SAN FRANCISCO) — A jury on Monday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.055 billion to a couple claiming that the company’s popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers. The jury’s verdict is the th...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Roundup cancer trial ends with $2 billion verdict against Monsanto It hasn’t been a good year for the makers of Roundup weed killer. Back in March, a man was awarded an $80 million verdict after a jury decided that Monsanto’s herbicide contributed to his positive diagnosis for non-Hodgkin’s lymphom...
10:52, 05/15/2019

Monsanto Loses Another Roundup Cancer Trial, With Jury Awarding Over $2 Billion Monsanto Co. lost a legal battle over its massively popular Roundup herbicide on Monday to the tune of $2.055 billion, with a jury in San Francisco ordering the court to pay out the stunning sum to a couple that said it caused their non-Hodgkin’s lym...
08:52, 05/14/2019

Jury orders Monsanto to pay $2 billion in Roundup weed killer cancer case; appeal expected On Monday, a jury ordered Monsanto Co. to pay $2 billion to a California couple claiming that the company's weed killer caused their cancers.        ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Couple with $2 billion win still resent Monsanto SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on $2 billion verdict against Monsanto (all times local): 7 p.m. A Northern California couple both stricken with cancer they say was caused by Monsanto Co.’s weed killer say they still resent the company even aft...
07:13, 05/14/2019

Trump EPA insists Monsanto's Roundup is safe, despite cancer cases Administration to keep weedkiller on the market after landmark court rulings and concerns over foodThe Trump administration is keeping the weedkiller Roundup on the US market, insisting it is safe for humans despite thousands of lawsuits launched by ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Jury orders Monsanto to pay $2 billion to couple A jury on Monday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.055 billion to a couple claiming that the company's popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers. (May 13)        ...
11:13, 05/14/2019

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The $19 billion valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25 percent this year, and company shares were up over 1% in morning trading Tuesday....
16:26, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Chelsea Manning ordered back to jail ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Chelsea Manning’s refusal to testify before a grand jury investigating Wikileaks (all times local): 4 p.m. Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been sent to jail – again – for ref...
22:26, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Banker in Malaysian case ordered free on US bail NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the extradition of a former Goldman Sachs banker in 1MDB investment fund scandal (all times local): 3:25 p.m. A former Goldman Sachs executive accused in the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of a Malaysian state in...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Bayer nears seven-year low after $2 billion award in Roundup trial Bayer shares fell by as much as 5 percent on Tuesday after a California couple were awarded more than $2 billion in the largest U.S. jury penalty over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer....
18:52, 05/14/2019

Bayer nears 7-year low after $2 billion award in Roundup trial Bayer shares fell by as much as 5 percent on Tuesday after a California couple were awarded more than $2 billion in the largest U.S. jury penalty over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer....
18:26, 05/14/2019

US jury orders Bayer to pay $2 billion in Roundup cancer case Bayer-owned Monsanto has been hit with its third jury verdict in California tying its Roundup weed killer to cancer. Bayer faces more than 13,400 Roundup-related lawsuits in the United States....
03:52, 05/14/2019

Bayer stock at lowest in nearly seven years after $2 billion award in Roundup trial Shares in Bayer were down 5.9 percent in early trade on Tuesday after a jury awarded more than $2 billion to a California couple in the largest U.S. jury verdict against the company over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer....
10:13, 05/14/2019

Bayer stock continues rout after $2 billion award in Roundup trial Shares in Bayer fell as much as 5 percent on Tuesday after a jury awarded more than $2 billion to a California couple in the largest U.S. jury verdict against the company over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer....
13:00, 05/14/2019

California jury says Bayer must pay $2 billion to couple in Roundup cancer trial A California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who claimed Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer, marking the third consecutive U.S. jury verdict against the company in litigation over the chemical....
00:00, 05/14/2019

Bayer to pay $2 billion after losing suit that claims weedkiller Roundup causes cancer Bayer AG on Monday was ordered by a California jury to pay $2 billion to a couple who say they were diagnosed with cancer after using the company's weedkiller Roundup....
01:39, 05/14/2019

Factbox: More Roundup trials, appeals in store for Bayer after $2 billion verdict Bayer shares continued to fall on Tuesday after a California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion in damages to a couple who alleged that the company's glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caused their cancers....
23:39, 05/14/2019

Yankees prospect Michael King is latest injury blow This being the 2019 Yankees, even the prospect health news is unfortunate. Michael King, who shot through the Yankees’ system last year and was shelved during spring training after an MRI exam found a stress reaction in his right elbow, has had...
18:39, 05/06/2019

California jury hits Bayer with $2 billion award in Roundup cancer trial A California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who claimed Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer, in the largest U.S. jury verdict to date against the company in litigation over the chemical....
07:26, 05/14/2019

Couple awarded $2 billion after claiming Roundup weed killer caused cancer A California couple was awarded more than $2 billion in damages on Monday after a jury agreed that the Roundup weed killer they had been using for more than three decades had caused them to get cancer. The verdict is the third legal defeat in a row f...
09:00, 05/14/2019

Brexit news latest: Theresa May suffers double blow as she awaits verdict on Tory rebel bid to oust her Theresa May has suffered a double Brexit blow as she prepares for Tory backbenchers to deliver their verdict on whether she should remain in Number 10....
02:13, 05/08/2019

Opinion: Will Monsanto be Bayer's undoing? Another heavy blow has been dealt to German company Bayer. The firm was ordered by a US court to pay compensation in yet another glyphosate-related case. Bayer needs to act swiftly, say DW's Henrik Böhme....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Bayer says Monsanto likely kept files on influential people across Europe Bayer said on Monday its Monsanto unit, which is being investigated by French prosecutors for compiling files of influential people such as journalists in France, likely did the same across Europe, suggesting a potentially wider problem....
19:13, 05/13/2019

Bayer's Monsanto investigated in France over illegal data French daily 'Le Monde' complained to police when it found the newspaper among hundreds of high-profile figures and media outlets listed. The charge is that information was collected illegally....
18:26, 05/11/2019

Monsanto must pay couple $2bn in largest verdict yet over cancer claims California jury holds makers of Roundup weedkiller responsible for couple contracting non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma A California jury has ordered Monsanto to pay more than $2bn to a couple that got cancer after using its weedkiller, marking the third and la...
05:13, 05/14/2019

Bayer's Legal Woes Escalate With Probe Into Monsanto File Bayer is seeking to limit the damage after French prosecutors said they had opened an investigation into potentially illegal practices by Monsanto before it was acquired by the German chemicals and drugs giant....
23:00, 05/13/2019

French prosecutor opens investigation over suspected Monsanto file The French prosecutor on Friday said it had opened a preliminary investigation into a suspected file assembled by Bayer's seed maker Monsanto to influence various personalities in France....
20:52, 05/11/2019

California governor unveils record $213 billion budget, says $70 billion recession could hit coffers California Gov. Gavin Newsom, in his revised state budget released Thursday, proposed a record-setting $213.5 billion spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year — that's a 2% increase over his January budget....
06:00, 05/10/2019

Bayer hires law firm to investigate Monsanto stakeholder file issue Bayer said on Sunday it was hiring an external law firm to investigate French media complaints that Monsanto, the U.S. seed maker it took over last year, had compiled a file of influential personalities....
10:52, 05/13/2019

Bayer says won't tolerate unethical behavior as France probes Monsanto file Bayer said on Saturday it did not accept "unethical behavior" following a French investigation into a suspected file assembled by the German company's seed making unit Monsanto to influence various personalities in France....
20:52, 05/11/2019

The EPA is meant to protect us. The Monsanto trials proves it isn't | Nathan Donley and Carey Gillam Three public trials involving Monsanto have raised troubling questions about lax oversight of all pesticides by the Environmental Protection AgencyEver since Monsanto introduced its line of Roundup weedkillers to the world in 1974, the products have ...
05:13, 05/08/2019

Temporary IDs can now be ordered online TUCSON- Arizona motorists who have had their driver license suspended may now order a six-month temporary ID online. A customer with a suspended Arizona driver license can get a six-month temporary ID online at ServiceArizona.com under the following ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

NY’s Bitcoin Bandit ordered to pay $75M to SIM-swap victim Michael Terpin, the Bitcoin investor who had $24 million worth of cryptocurrency stolen from him in a SIM-swapping hack, has been awarded a payout three-times the size of his original loss. Los Angeles Superior Court has ordered New York-based Bitcoi...
21:39, 05/13/2019

NFL notebook: Kraft ordered to appear at next court date Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, was ordered to appear in West Palm Beach, Fla., for a hearing on the admissibility of video evidence in his prostitution and solicitation case....
05:13, 05/04/2019

Those who pre-ordered the Galaxy Fold from Samsung have to make a decision Back on April 22nd, Samsung announced that the Galaxy Fold would be delayed in the U.S. (and elsewhere) by at least one month. Today, Samsung sent out an email to those who had pre-ordered the foldable device from the manufacturer, which was original...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold: This is what consumers should do if they pre-ordered the smartphone Samsung said it has notified customers who pre-ordered the Galaxy Fold they must confirm their decision by May 31 or they will cancel it.        ...
17:39, 05/07/2019

Ex-home health worker ordered to pay $89K to theft victims WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas home health worker who was convicted of stealing jewelry and money from elderly clients has been ordered to pay $89,000 in restitution. Thirty-three-year-old Dawn Becker also was placed on probation for five years...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Manning ordered to appear before new U.S. grand jury as she is freed from jail Former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, who was being detained for refusing to testify before a grand jury, was released on Thursday and immediately summoned to appear before a new grand jury next week, her lawyers said....
05:13, 05/10/2019

Chelsea Manning ordered to jail again after refusing subpoena A federal judge in Virginia ordered Chelsea Manning to return to jail Thursday after she again refused to testify before a grand jury about an investigation into WikiLeaks....
01:52, 05/17/2019

Guatemala probes judge who ordered candidate's arrest Prosecutors said Wednesday they have opened an investigation into a Supreme Court judge who ordered the detention of former chief prosecutor and presidential candidate Thelma Aldana, who gained international renown for pressing high-profile graft cas...
04:13, 05/09/2019

RBI Ordered To Review Its Disclosure Policy On Banks Under RTI: 10 Points The Supreme Court last week gave the Reserve Bank of India "a last opportunity" to disclose details such as its list of wilful defaulters under Right to Information Act (RTI Act). The top court also......
08:26, 04/29/2019

New trial ordered for white homeowner in death of black man RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s second-highest court says a white homeowner who reported “hoodlums” in his neighborhood before he shot and killed an unarmed black man should get a new trial. In a 2-1 ruling Tuesday, the state ...
22:13, 05/07/2019

A Judge Has Ordered Chelsea Manning Back to Jail On May 16, a judge ordered former soldier and Wikileaks informant Chelsea Manning back to jail for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury....
06:39, 05/17/2019

New York Sex Cult Founder Ordered Naked Meetings, Says Former "Slave" The founder of an alleged New York sex cult held meetings in which female "slaves" gathered naked on the floor around him while he sat in a chair and lectured them on philosophy, one of the women......
21:13, 05/18/2019

Former 'slave' in New York sex cult says founder ordered naked meetings The founder of an alleged New York sex cult held meetings in which female "slaves" gathered naked on the floor around him while he sat in a chair and lectured them on philosophy, one of the women testified at his criminal trial on Friday....
23:00, 05/17/2019

Ex-king of Belgium ordered to pay thousands per day until he submits DNA for paternity test King Albert II — the former monarch of Belgium — must pay 5,000 euros for every day he refuses to provide a DNA sample in a paternity case brought on by a woman who claims to be his daughter, a court ruled Thursday....
19:26, 05/16/2019

Peru ex-president Kuczynski ordered into pre-trial house arrest Former Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is to spend three years under house arrest while corruption charges are prepared against him for allegedly taking bribes from Brazilian construction company Odebrecht, the government said on Saturday....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Britney Spears and parents in court, agree on ordered evaluation A secret court hearing for Britney Spears ended with a court ordered evaluation. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the details.        ...
19:13, 05/11/2019

Belgian former king ordered to take DNA test over alleged love child A Belgian artist who grew up in one of the country's richest families claims to be King Albert II's illegitimate daughter. He faces a steep fine if he fails to provide results from a DNA test to resolve the case....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Belgian ex-king ordered to take paternity test or pay daily fine A Belgian court has ruled that Albert II, the former king of Belgium, will be fined €5,000 ($5,600) every day until he takes a DNA test to determine whether he fathered a child during an alleged affair....
19:52, 05/17/2019

Australian-Lebanese ordered released in Sydney bomb plot BEIRUT (AP) — The lawyer of an Australian-Lebanese dual citizen on trial for an alleged plot to bring down a passenger plane says her client has been ordered released on bail by a Lebanese military court. Joceline Adib al-Rai, lawyer of Amer Khayyat,...
13:26, 05/11/2019

US non-essential personnel ordered to leave Iraq Embassy, consulate The State Department has ordered all non-emergency personnel at the U.S. Embassy and consulate in Iraq to leave the country amid rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran, the agency said in a security alert on its website early Wednesday morning. Th...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Yet another huge blow to the myth of Trump The New York Times got hold of 10 years of tax information from Trump, and it showed more than $1 billion in losses. Trump suggests he was gaming the system, but that's not whole truth....
15:26, 05/08/2019

These Facts Will Blow Your Kid's Mind, According to Reddit Reddit user ExpiringFrog needed some help. “What mind-blowing (but simple) facts would satisfy a 4-year-old daughter’s daily request for one fact before bedtime?” they asked. Commenters came through, dropping bizarre, funny and truly astonishing bits...
19:13, 04/28/2019

Crowded NL could blow up MLB’s trade market The National League is what we thought it would be. The weekend began with 14 teams either in a playoff position or within 4 ¹/₂ games of one. Wither the Marlins, who would have to climb 10 rungs just to reach horrendous. In early May, I believe the ...
22:13, 05/04/2019

Sailors aboard USS Harry S. Truman ordered to ‘clap like we’re at a strip club’ for Pence U.S. Navy sailors were ordered to applaud for Vice President Mike Pence as if they were in a “strip club” while Pence delivered a speech aboard the USS Harry S. Truman on Tuesday....
17:00, 05/02/2019

Chelsea Manning Ordered Back to Jail for Refusal to Testify in WikiLeaks Inquiry Ms. Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst who sent secret documents to WikiLeaks in 2010, had refused once again to answer questions before a grand jury....
06:00, 05/17/2019

City Ballet Ordered to Reinstate Male Dancers Fired Over Inappropriate Texts An arbitrator ruled that City Ballet overstepped by firing Zachary Catazaro and Amar Ramasar. Mr. Ramasar will return; Mr. Catazaro has decided not to....
16:26, 04/28/2019

Marseille’s European hopes take another blow in Strasbourg STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Marseille’s hopes of European qualification took another blow Friday in a 1-1 draw at Strasbourg in the French league. After losing 2-1 at home to Nantes last weekend, Marseille needed a win to keep the pressure on fou...
00:13, 05/04/2019

The US government just delivered its biggest blow yet to Huawei It’s no secret that the US government isn’t fond of Huawei, currently the second largest smartphone maker on the planet. The US has often criticized Huawei for its alleged ties with the Chinese government, and citing security concerns, it...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Mahagathbandhan Will Blow Away NDA In Bihar, Says Shatrughan Sinha The Modi lahar (wave) of 2014 has degenerated into kahar (disaster) in the last five years and the Mahagathbandhan in Bihar is all set to blow away the BJP-led NDA, actor-turned-politician Shatrughan......
19:52, 05/17/2019

RAVPower Struck a 61 Watt Blow In the USB-C GaN Wars Welcome back to The Inventory, your premier news source for the exciting world of USB-C wall chargers. This week, RAVPower unveiled its latest Gallium Nitride, or GaN charger (the same space-saving and heat-efficient tech that RAVPower and Anker have...
02:00, 05/14/2019

Fresh blow for Sainsbury's as sales slip Sainsbury's has suffered a fresh setback following the collapse of its planned merger with Asda, with latest industry figures showing sales in decline as it lags behind rivals....
17:39, 04/30/2019

Terror mastermind's family 'blow themselves up' in raids Police have raided the headquarters of the banned group NTJ as sources said the father and brothers of the suspected mastermind of the Easter bombings were killed on Friday....
17:52, 04/28/2019

Mistrial ordered after juror blows kiss to victim's family in NY murder trial A blown kiss from a juror to the family of a homicide victim, along with suspected interactions between jurors and the family, prompted a mistrial.        ...
15:26, 04/28/2019

This graphic designer’s vision of iOS 13 on the iPhone 11 will blow your mind Last year’s big iOS 12 software update was simultaneously Apple’s best update in years and Apple’s most boring update in years. It seems odd, but it’s true. In terms of exciting new features, there really weren’t any to ...
15:26, 05/15/2019

Ukraine’s coalition collapses in blow to president-elect KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s ruling parliamentary coalition has collapsed in what represents a setback for the country’s president-elect’s plans to hold early elections. The speaker in the Supreme Rada said Friday that he has rece...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Ukraine's coalition collapses in blow to president-elect Ukraine's ruling parliamentary coalition has collapsed in what represents a setback for the country's president-elect's plans to hold early elections....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Bortuzzo, Blues blow past Sharks, even series The last time Robert Bortuzzo scored a playoff goal, he was in the first of his three seasons in the Ontario Hockey League. It was the spring of 2007, and he was 18 years old....
11:26, 05/14/2019

After Huawei blow, China says U.S. must show sincerity for talks The United States must show sincerity if it is to hold meaningful trade talks, China said on Friday, after U.S. President Donald Trump dramatically raised the stakes with a potentially devastating blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei....
15:13, 05/17/2019

Man sentenced to 16 years in prison for plot to blow up Chicago bar An Illinois man was sentenced on Monday to 16 years in prison for attempting to set off what he thought was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar in 2012, a federal prosecutor said....
11:52, 05/07/2019

Boxer Kubrat Pulev ordered to take sexual harassment class after kissing reporter on lips mid-interview Bulgarian boxer Kubrat Pulev has been ordered to complete sexual harassment training in order to lift his fighting suspension for kissing a female reporter on the lips during a post-bout interview in March....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Royals score early, blow out Rangers 11-5 in series opener KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hunter Dozier drove in three runs, top prospect Nicky Lopez had an RBI single in his big league debut, and the Kansas City Royals routed the Texas Rangers 11-5 on Tuesday night. Alex Gordon and Jorge Soler also drove in two ru...
08:52, 05/15/2019

Man Found Guilty Of Plotting To Blow Up Etihad Airways Flight An Australian court on Wednesday found a man guilty of plotting to blow up a an Etihad Airways flight out of Sydney at the behest of the ISIS militant group, by hiding a bomb in the luggage of his......
12:26, 05/01/2019

Frankfurt loses to Mainz in blow to Champions League hopes FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Eintracht Frankfurt’s hopes of Champions League qualification took a blow Sunday in a 2-0 defeat at home to Mainz in the Bundesliga. Mainz striker Anthony Ujah ended his 18-game run without a goal by scoring twice in f...
22:39, 05/12/2019

Golden oldie Pizarro deals Dortmund hopes another blow "Borussia Dortmund let slip a two-goal lead and were held 2-2 at Werder Bremen, seriously denting their Bundesliga title hopes, on Saturday with 40-year-old Claudio Pizarro scoring the equaliser for the hosts."...
21:52, 05/04/2019

Fresh IMF deal a 'political blow' to Pakistan PM Imran Khan Pakistan has secured a multibillion-dollar bailout package from the IMF in a desperate attempt to get out of a crippling economic situation. But the road to strengthen the nation's finances is tough....
18:13, 05/13/2019

Relief as Mustang remains fast after Supercars parity blow DJR Team Penske drivers Fabian Coulthard and Scott McLaughlin have both expressed relief at the ongoing speed of the Ford Mustang following the controversial parity adjustment...
16:39, 05/03/2019

‘The NRA is in grave danger’: group's troubles are blow to Trump's 2020 bid As the NRA faces a New York inquiry and internal power struggle, analysts say it will not have the financial resources to match its 2016 election magicAs a fractious National Rifle Association (NRA) annual meeting was winding down last week, Donald T...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Supreme Court Deals Blow to Apple in Antitrust Case In Apple v. Pepper, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5–4 decision that Apple's App Store customers have standing to sue the company for antitrust violations....
07:52, 05/14/2019

Blow up: how half a tonne of cocaine transformed the life of an island In 2001, a smugglers’ yacht washed up in the Azores and disgorged its contents. The island of São Miguel was quickly flooded with high-grade cocaine – and nearly 20 years on, it is still feeling the effects. By Matthew BremnerAround midday on 6 June ...
09:13, 05/10/2019

Here's where GM layoffs stand after stunning blow to factory workers GM said it has jobs for all the 2,800 hourly workers affected by its move to idle four U.S. factories. Here's a look at how the numbers stack up.        ...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Australian court finds man guilty of plotting to blow up airliner An Australian court on Wednesday found a man guilty of plotting to blow up an Etihad Airways flight out of Sydney at the behest of the Islamic State militant group, by hiding a bomb in the luggage of his brother....
09:52, 05/01/2019

Rare win for Canada's Greens in special election deals blow to Trudeau Canada's Green Party pulled off a rare victory on Monday in a special election for a parliamentary seat, provisional results showed, dealing a fresh blow to the ruling Liberals of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau....
10:13, 05/07/2019

Blow to F1 Q4 plan as current qualifying format included in 2020 rules Plans for Formula 1 to adopt a fourth qualifying segment have been dealt a blow, after sporting regulations for 2020 were published with the current format in place...
18:39, 05/01/2019

Global shares steady after trade blow, Turkey's troubles mount World markets steadied on Tuesday after being rattled by U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest threat to ramp up trade tariffs on China, though Turkey's lira was back in trouble as concerns about its politics erupted again....
14:26, 05/07/2019

Chelsea and New England Revolution team up to blow 'final whistle on hate' Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich flew into Boston Wednesday to watch his team defeat the New England Revolution in a soccer match that raised an estimated $4 million for organizations fighting anti-Semitism and discrimination across the world....
05:52, 05/16/2019

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result in more “unnecessary suffering and destruction for the Afghan people”....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Marathon of futility: Mets blow lead in 18th to fall to Brewers MILWAUKEE — The Force definitely wasn’t with them. As Star Wars night was unfolding Saturday at Miller Park, the Mets went to the plate and had their lightsabers reduced to rubble in another display of uninspiring baseball. And yet, after five-plus g...
11:39, 05/05/2019

Monster Mars dust storms may have helped blow Red Planet's water away Huge Mars dust storms like the one that killed NASA's Opportunity rover may have helped to blow some of the Red Planet's ancient water away for good, researchers say....
17:13, 05/08/2019

Did you love ‘Avengers: Endgame’? This live iPhone wallpaper is going to blow your mind Avengers: Endgame is smashing all sorts of records at the box office. Last Thursday night, the movie set a new record for preview screenings by pulling in $60 million in a single evening. Endgame’s $350 million opening weekend in the United Sta...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Cryptocurrency Q1 roundup: How did XRP perform? Cryptocurrency and blockchain were built to usurp centralized authorities like governments and banks. And then came Ripple, the digital asset that throws the cypherpunk ideology straight out the window. Ripple has managed to make cryptocurrencies and...
16:39, 05/03/2019

MLB roundup: Padres come up big in 10th Manuel Margot's bases-loaded single keyed a six-run 10th inning, and the visiting San Diego Padres beat the Washington Nationals 8-3 on Saturday for their fifth consecutive win....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Andy Robertson injury blow for Liverpool with left-back replaced vs Barcelona Liverpool have been hit with a further injury blow during their Champions League semi-final second leg as Andy Robertson was forced off at half-time....
03:26, 05/08/2019

MLB roundup: Cubs stay hot, walk off in 11 Jason Heyward hit a walk-off solo home run in the 11th inning to lift the Chicago Cubs to a 3-2 win over the visiting Miami Marlins on Wednesday night....
09:13, 05/09/2019

Weekend Motorsport Roundup; May 4-5, 2019 Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what’s going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend?...
20:00, 05/04/2019

Weekend Motorsports Roundup; May 11-12, 2019 Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what’s going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend?...
18:52, 05/11/2019

Cryptocurrency Q1 roundup: How did Ethereum perform? Ethereum’s creators wanted to create a platform that would allow users all over the world to write decentralized applications, and use the Ethereum blockchain as what it calls a “world computer.” Ethereum made smart contracts a common part of the blo...
22:13, 05/01/2019

MLB roundup: Syndergaard homers in 1-0 shutout Noah Syndergaard did it all for the New York Mets on Thursday afternoon, as the right-hander tossed a four-hitter and produced the game's only run with a third-inning homer in a 1-0 win over the visiting Cincinnati Reds....
06:26, 05/03/2019

MLB roundup: Dodgers' Ryu flirts with no-hitter Hyun-Jin Ryu no-hit the visiting Washington Nationals for 7 1/3 innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers won the finale of a four-game series 6-0 on Sunday afternoon....
23:13, 05/13/2019

MLB roundup: Red Sox strike out 24, still lose to Rockies Mark Reynolds hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the top of the 11th inning as the Colorado Rockies overcame a near-historic number of strikeouts to beat the host Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Tuesday....
08:52, 05/15/2019

MLB roundup: Mariners overtake A's in 10th Omar Narvaez drilled the game-winning single to left field with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning as the host Seattle Mariners scored twice in the frame to rally to a 6-5 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night....
11:26, 05/14/2019

The Seven Kingdoms News Roundup: May 13, 2019 Thousands are dead and many more are reported missing after a deadly dragon attack left King’s Landing defenseless despite the Lannister administration’s travel ban against Targaryens, a billion-dollar border wall and Cersei Lannister’s insistence on...
01:26, 05/14/2019

North American drilling boom threatens big blow to climate efforts, study finds More than half the world’s new pipelines in the US and CanadaPipelines ‘locking in huge emissions for 40 to 50 years at a time’More than half of the world’s new oil and gas pipelines are located in North America, with a boom in US oil and gas drillin...
14:09, 05/01/2019

WTA roundup: Kvitova claims title in Stuttgart No. 3 seed Petra Kvitova became the first woman to win multiple titles this season with Sunday's 6-3, 7-6 (2) victory over Anett Kontaveit at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany....
20:26, 04/28/2019

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ May 1 The Charlotte Observer on a mass shooting on the campus of UNC-Charlotte: It's our turn, Charlotte, to live the nightmare....
23:13, 05/01/2019

MLB roundup: Snell's arm, Pham's bat power Rays Blake Snell retired the first 17 batters, Tommy Pham hit a grand slam, and the Tampa Bay Rays cruised past the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-1 on Monday night in St. Petersburg, Fla....
15:26, 05/07/2019

MLB roundup: Sabathia gets 3,000th K, but Yanks fall New York Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia struck out five to become the 17th major-leaguer to record 3,000 career strikeouts, but he was outdueled on his historic night by Zack Greinke, who won his fifth straight in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 3-1 victo...
12:00, 05/01/2019

MLB roundup: Pujols hits RBI milestone in Angels' win Albert Pujols notched the 2,000th RBI of his career with a solo homer, Tommy La Stella homered twice and drove in four runs, and the visiting Los Angeles Angels coasted to a 13-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday....
21:26, 05/10/2019

MLB roundup: 7 Rays pitchers shut out Marlins 1-0 Anthony Bemboom, a 29-year-old rookie catcher, recorded his first major league hit and RBI on the same play, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 1-0 win over the host Miami Marlins on Wednesday night....
16:26, 05/16/2019

MLB roundup: Indians' Kluber breaks arm in loss Light-hitting Rosell Herrera went 2-for-4 with three RBIs on Wednesday, leading the host Miami Marlins to a 4-2 win over the Cleveland Indians, who lost right-hander Corey Kluber to a non-displaced fracture in his pitching forearm....
13:13, 05/02/2019

MLB roundup: Athletics' Fiers no-hits Reds Oakland Athletics right-hander Mike Fiers threw the major leagues' first no-hitter of the year Tuesday night, blanking the visiting Cincinnati Reds 2-0 in the opener of a three-game interleague series....
12:00, 05/08/2019

MLB roundup: Giants dig out of 8-0 hole to beat Reds Evan Longoria belted a homer to lead off the 11th inning, and the visiting San Francisco Giants overcame an eight-run deficit to post a 12-11 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday....
13:00, 05/04/2019

Weekend Motorsports Roundup; May 18-19th, 2019 Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what’s going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend?...
04:00, 05/19/2019

MLB roundup: Bryant hits three homers in Cubs' win Chicago's Kris Bryant slugged three home runs and drove in five runs, and the Cubs hit six homers in a 14-6 rout of the host Washington Nationals on Friday....
15:13, 05/18/2019

NBA roundup: Irving shines as Celtics top Knicks "Kyrie Irving capped an eventful day by totaling 23 points, 10 rebounds and six\r\nassists Friday night as the Boston Celtics recorded a 113-99 victory over the\r\nNew York Knicks, whose home losing streak reached 13 games."...
14:13, 05/01/2019

NBA roundup: Warriors fall in controversial finish "Karl-Anthony Towns made a tiebreaking - and controversial - free throw with\r\na half-second remaining in overtime on Friday night, giving the Minnesota\r\nTimberwolves a 131-130 victory that dropped the visiting Golden State Warriors\r\ninto a tie ...
14:13, 05/01/2019

MLB roundup: Verlander, Astros stifle Rangers Justin Verlander allowed one hit over seven strong innings, and the Houston Astros belted three solo homers while overcoming an injury to star Jose Altuve to beat the visiting Texas Rangers 3-0 on Friday night for their third consecutive victory....
10:00, 05/11/2019

Ousmane Dembele suffers fresh injury blow before Liverpool vs Barcelona Champions League clash Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele looks set to miss his side's Champions League semi-final second leg against Liverpool at Anfield on Tuesday after limping off early on against Celta Vigo in La Liga on Saturday....
02:00, 05/05/2019

Man guilty of trying to blow up Etihad flight with bomb hidden in meat grinder, Australian court rules A man faces life in prison after an Australian court convicted him Wednesday of plotting to blow up a flight out of Sydney on behalf of the Islamic State using a bomb hidden inside a meat grinder....
19:13, 05/01/2019

Kavanaugh sides with liberal justices against Apple, deals blow to tech giant in App Store challenge Justice Brett Kavanaugh sided with the liberal wing of the Supreme Court on Monday, penning an opinion against Apple that ruled the tech company can be sued over high prices in their App Store....
19:00, 05/13/2019

MLB roundup: Padres beat Dodgers on PH, walk-off slam Pinch hitter Hunter Renfroe hit a walk-off grand slam off Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen with two out in the bottom of the ninth Sunday afternoon to give the host San Diego Padres an 8-5 victory to avoid being swept in a three-game series a...
10:13, 05/06/2019

MLB roundup: Twins' Odorizzi outduels Astros' Verlander Ehire Adrianza homered, and Jake Odorizzi pitched seven shutout innings to outduel Justin Verlander as the Minnesota Twins edged the Houston Astros 1-0 on Monday night in Minneapolis....
13:52, 04/30/2019

News roundup: Microsoft Build, Google I/O, and SAP Sapphire Karen Roby gives a snapshot of this week's news coverage on TechRepublic and ZDNet. The stories include three major conferences, a telecom data breach, and the number of CIOs implementing AI....
21:52, 05/09/2019

ATP roundup: Garin grabs second 2019 title at Munich Unseeded Cristian Garin of Chile continued his sizzling start to 2019 with a 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (1) victory against Italy's Matteo Berrettini in the final Sunday at the BMW Open by FWU in Munich....
21:52, 05/05/2019

WTA roundup: Konta, Sakkari advance to Morocco final Johanna Konta reached her first final of the season by outlasting Australia's Ajla Tomljanovic 6-2, 7-6 (7) on Friday in the semifinals of the Grand Prix de SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem at Rabat, Morocco....
23:39, 05/03/2019

Google Pixel 3a, 3a XL rumor roundup: All you need to know about the upcoming mid-rangers We've been kind of expecting a slew of mid-range Pixels to make an appearance for a while now, as a device dubbed the "Pixel 3 Lite" got leaked out in Russia a couple of months ago. The rumor mill got relatively cold for the subsequent few months, bu...
17:26, 05/02/2019

News Roundup: Microsoft Build, Google I/O, Sapphire Karen Roby gives us a snapshot of the news covered this week on TechRepublic and ZDNet. The stories include 3 major conferences, a telecommunications data breach and a look at the amount of CIO's implementing AI....
21:52, 05/09/2019

NBA roundup: Pacers muscle past 76ers for big road win "Thaddeus Young had 26 points and 10 rebounds to carry the visiting Indiana\r\nPacers past the Philadelphia 76ers 113-101 on Friday for their sixth straight\r\nwin."...
14:13, 05/01/2019

NBA roundup: Doncic hits big 3-pointer to sink Wolves "Rookie sensation Luka Doncic drained the game-winning 3-pointer, scored a\r\nteam-high 29 points and finished two rebounds shy of a triple-double to lead\r\nthe Dallas Mavericks to a rare road win, 119-115 over the Minnesota\r\nTimberwolves on Frida...
14:13, 05/01/2019

MLB roundup: Yelich homers twice as Brewers pound Phillies Christian Yelich homered twice, and Yasmani Grandal added a homer and four RBIs as the visiting Milwaukee Brewers won their third in a row with an 11-3 victory Thursday over the Philadelphia Phillies....
13:39, 05/17/2019

MLB roundup: Zobrist, Cubs outlast D-backs in 15 innings Kris Bryant and Willson Contreras homered, and Ben Zobrist broke a tie with a two-run double in a three-run 15th inning as the Chicago Cubs outlasted the Arizona Diamondbacks for a 6-5 victory on Sunday in Phoenix....
09:39, 04/29/2019

NBA roundup: Davis pours in 48 as Pelicans edge Mavs "Anthony Davis scored a season-high 48 points and grabbed 17 rebounds as the\r\nhost New Orleans Pelicans ended a five-game losing streak by beating the\r\nDallas Mavericks 114-112 on Friday night."...
14:13, 05/01/2019

Rugby roundup: Bath have last word at Leicester on day of thrillers • Bath clinch sixth with 32-31 comeback win at Welford Road• Sale edge past Gloucester 46-41 in 13-try feastRhys Priestland’s dramatic late conversion completed a stirring comeback for Bath, who clinched sixth place in the Premiership with a thrillin...
07:13, 05/19/2019

Stephen Moore has a history of questionable comments. Here’s a roundup. The former columnist for the National Review and the Wall Street Journal has advocated eliminating child labor laws, mocked women in athletics, joked about AIDS and suggested that closing the gender wage gap would destroy family stability in America....
06:00, 05/02/2019

MLB roundup: Braun lifts Brewers over Mets in 18th Ryan Braun's two-run single with one out in the bottom of the 18th inning Saturday night finally capped a marathon game and lifted the host Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 win over the New York Mets....
11:26, 05/05/2019

League Two roundup: Notts County relegated while MK Dons go up • Sol Campbell’s Macclesfield survive after Cambridge draw• Newport strike late to secure final play-off spotNotts County’s 131-year stay in the Football League is over after they were beaten 3-1 at Swindon. Goals from Kaiyne Woolery and two from The...
20:00, 05/04/2019

Diners at English restaurant accidentally given $5,700 bottle of wine instead of bottle they ordered Diners at a restaurant in England were in for quite the treat on Wednesday when they accidentally received a bottle of wine 17 times the price of the one they ordered....
17:13, 05/16/2019

NBA roundup: Harden extends streak, Rockets stop Raptors "James Harden extended his streak of consecutive 30-point games to 22 but had\r\nplenty of help as the Houston Rockets claimed a 121-119, wire-to-wire victory\r\nover the visiting Toronto Raptors, who dropped back-to-back games for the\r\nfirst time ...
14:13, 05/01/2019

League One roundup: Luton seal title as Plymouth go down on goal difference • Plymouth, Scunthorpe and Walsall relegated to League Two• Doncaster seal final play-off spot with win over CoventryThere was heartbreak for Plymouth on the final day in League One – relegated on goal difference after Stephen Humphrys netted a late ...
09:13, 05/05/2019

N.B.A. Roundup: N.B.A. Playoffs: Joel Embiid Leads 76ers Past the Raptors Embiid had 33 points and 10 rebounds as Philadelphia took a 2-1 series lead. James Harden of the Rockets said he would play in Game 3 against the Warriors despite his eye issues....
09:39, 05/03/2019

Tech news roundup: Microsoft Office 365, Facebook scandal, and AI adoption This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a security warning from Microsoft, a rundown of the Facebook privacy scandal, and a look at the highest paying internships for 2019....
11:00, 05/16/2019

Cannes 2019 week one roundup: zombies, babies and a sleeping Bill Murray Jim Jarmusch embraces the undead, Ken Loach continues his career resurrection and Les Misérables goes 21st-century reinventionIt’s the opening day of the 72nd Cannes film festival and all is calm on the promenade. The sky is a warm blue, the sea is s...
18:39, 05/18/2019

Bayer bets on 'silver bullet' defense in Roundup litigation; experts see hurdles Bayer AG plans to argue that a $2 billion jury award and thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer should be tossed because a U.S. regulatory agency said the herbicide is not a public health risk....
15:39, 05/17/2019

Re-Polling Ordered For 2 Polling Stations In Bengal On May 12 The Election Commission of India has declared the polls held on May 6 at polling station no-116 in Barrackpore parliamentary constituency and polling station no-110 in Arambag parliamentary......
05:52, 05/11/2019

Championship roundup: Norwich take title, Boro and Bristol City miss play-offs • Leeds United take third despite losing to bottom club Ipswich• Middlesbrough win and Bristol City draw but both miss top sixNorwich City’s manager Daniel Farke admitted that winning the Championship title was “the icing on the cake” following Sunda...
19:13, 05/05/2019

N.B.A. Roundup: Kawhi Leonard’s Buzzer-Beater Puts Raptors in Eastern Conference Finals Leonard capped a 41-point game with a winning shot against the 76ers that bounced off the rim four times. C.J. McCollum scored 37 to lead the Trail Blazers past the Nuggets and into the West finals....
07:39, 05/13/2019

Uber: US labor board calls drivers contractors in blow to labor rights Ruling will make it more difficult for workers to organize, secure minimum wages and other protections, labor advocates sayUber drivers are not subject to traditional labor protections because they are independent contractors, the National Labor Rela...
02:13, 05/15/2019

N.H.L. Roundup: Auston Matthews Leads Maple Leafs Over Bruins, Giving Toronto a 2-1 Series Lead Toronto found out less than an hour before the game that Nazem Kadri had been suspended for the rest of the series for a crosscheck to the head of Jake DeBrusk....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Mets 4, Reds 3 | 10 innings: Mets Blow Lead in Ninth but Pete Alonso Wins Game in Tenth The rookie first baseman hit a sacrifice fly that was the difference in a win over Cincinnati in which Jeurys Familia failed to secure a six-out save....
01:00, 05/09/2019

'A bigger blow than the 1956 Suez Crisis': Former top foreign office mandarin gives stark Brexit warning Britain will lose global influence to other nations unless it can shape a new role on the world stage after the Brexit fiasco, one of the country's most respected diplomatic figures warned today....
17:26, 05/07/2019

Arsenal Champions League blow will not dent confidence ahead of Europa League semi-final, insists Unai Emery Unai Emery assured Arsenal fans that missing out on the Premier League's top four will not knock their confidence ahead of a vital Europa League semi-final, second leg, against Valencia....
21:00, 05/05/2019

HBO jumps into 'Game of Thrones' jokes about coffee cup: Dany 'ordered an herbal tea' You didn't need to be a three-eyed raven to spot the decidedly non-medieval, paper Starbucks coffee cup during the post-battle feast scene in Sunday's post-battle episode, "The Last Starks."        ...
13:13, 05/07/2019

GM Cruise Is Now Worth $19 Billion Because Why Not Cruise, GM’s autonomous vehicle arm, raised another $1.15 billion at a total valuation of $19 billion, according to several media reports including TechCrunch. The new investment adds T. Rowe Price to the list of the company’s investors, as well as i...
18:52, 05/07/2019

An $8 Billion Refinery? Mexican President Says, Yes We Can Experts told Mexico’s president it’s impossible to build a refinery at the price he wants, so he orders Mexico’s struggling oil company to do it instead....
02:39, 05/10/2019

Uber slips below $70 billion value in turbulent first day It took more than two hours for Uber shares to finally start trading after Uber executives and drivers congregated at the New York Stock Exchange for the bell-ringing ceremony. Uber closed at $41.57, giving it a market capitalization of just $69.7 bi...
16:00, 05/11/2019

Treasury to Sell $109 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $109 billion in securities, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $47 billion in previously sold debt....
11:39, 05/17/2019

Treasury to Sell $159 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $159 billion in securities, comprising $84 billion in new debt and $75 billion in previously sold debt....
19:52, 05/02/2019

US warns EU over €13-billion defense spending The US has warned the European Union that plans to boost defense cooperation within the EU could undo decades of trans-Atlantic cooperation and damage NATO. The EU's foreign policy chief said US concerns were unfounded....
23:52, 05/15/2019

IFM Investors to Buy Buckeye Partners for $6.5 Billion Australian-based IFM Investors has agreed to acquire Buckeye Partners LP at a value of $6.5 billion. The infrastructure-focused investment manager agreed to an all-cash transaction that would give Buckeye shareholders $41.50 apiece for all of the sha...
16:00, 05/10/2019

More than €10 Billion Traded on Bats LIS Since Launch LONDON – 26 September 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today reported that more than €10 billion has executed on Bats LIS, its block trading platform powered by BIDS technolo...
02:26, 05/02/2019

How the Promise of a $120 Billion Uber I.P.O. Evaporated Uber’s offering was supposed to be a crowning moment for the ride-hailing company. But it suffered setback after setback and ultimately resulted in pointed questions for all involved....
02:26, 05/16/2019

Qualcomm to Get at Least $4.5 Billion in Apple Settlement Qualcomm will receive at least $4.5 billion as part of a legal settlement with Apple that ended more than two years of wrangling over the chip maker’s patent-licensing fees....
01:00, 05/02/2019

Pakistan To Get $6 Billion From IMF Over Next Three Years: Official Pakistan will get $6 billion from the IMF over the next three years to meet its foreign debt obligations, the country's advisor on finance said on state television after an signing the agreement....
23:13, 05/12/2019

US trade deficit rises to $71 billion The U.S. international trade deficit was $71.4 billion in March, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Friday, up half-billion dollars from February, or 0.7%....
18:00, 05/03/2019

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company'...
13:39, 05/02/2019

Pakistan to Accept $6 Billion Bailout From I.M.F. Prime Minister Imran Khan had opposed any bailout before taking office, but has since reluctantly embraced the need for a rescue with Pakistan’s economy facing a crisis....
21:13, 05/12/2019

This app has saved Americans $10 billion on prescriptions so far Start-up GoodRx is upending pharmacies with an app that gives users real-time drug prices at 70,000 locations nationwide. It was ranked No. 6 on the 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 list....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Uber, Down $14 Billion Since Friday, May Drop Even Further Outpacing the New York Stock Exchange’s losses on another rocky day of trading, Uber’s disappointing IPO is becoming disastrous, falling an additional 10.8 percent in its second day as a public company.Read more......
03:52, 05/14/2019

Uber drivers protest, but $9 billion IPO rides on Despite calls for strikes by Uber drivers, there was little initial evidence of a lack of drivers in London or New York, two of Uber’s largest markets, with the app showing numerous rides available. ...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Facebook could be fined up to $5 billion by the FTC due to privacy violations Facebook has been dealing with one privacy-related scandal after another for more than a year now, a reality that’s about to present the social networking company with a seriously heavy financial penalty. The company shared its first quarter re...
16:13, 05/02/2019

FCA completes sale of Magneti Marelli for $6.5 billion Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has completed the sale of supplier Magneti Marelli to Calsonic Kansei for $6.5 billion, slightly below the initial price tag due to the unit's changed financial position....
01:39, 05/03/2019

How Russia contaminated $2.7 billion of oil exports to Europe It was a quiet Easter holiday at the offices of major European oil companies and refiners when an email in Russian landed. "What the hell does it say?" one manager recalled thinking as he sent it to his Moscow office for translation....
18:13, 04/30/2019

$42 Billion Slump For India's Auto Sector - And It May Not Be Over A gauge of automobile companies has fallen 30 percent since reaching a record in December 2017, and is the worst-performer among 19 sector indexes in the nation's equity market this year. That's as......
12:00, 05/03/2019

US$84 billion? Uber is set to hit the road in this year's biggest IPO Ride-hailing company entered the final stretch of the ultimate capital-raising exercise on Friday, when it disclosed details of an initial public offering that could set its value at around US$84 billion....
18:13, 04/29/2019

SoftBank Invests in an Opaque $100 Billion Industry More and more companies are using intermediaries like Greensill to pay their suppliers early. It’s a part of accounting in desperate need of transparency....
16:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. farmers receive $8.52 billion in aid to date, USDA says The U.S. Department of Agriculture has to date paid out $8.52 billion in direct payments to American farmers as part of the 2018 aid program, designed to offset losses from trade tariffs by China and other trading partners, a spokesman for the agency...
20:00, 05/15/2019

SoftBank planning IPO of $100 billion Vision Fund: WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
15:39, 05/03/2019

SoftBank Considers IPO for $100 Billion Vision Fund SoftBank Group is considering audacious fundraising plans, including a public offering of its $100 billion investment fund and the launch of a second fund....
14:00, 05/03/2019

Berkshire Investing $10 Billion in Occidental to Help Anadarko Bid Berkshire Hathaway agreed to invest $10 billion in Occidental Petroleum to help finance its bid for Anadarko Petroleum and beat back a rival offer from Chevron....
16:52, 04/30/2019

Donald Trump Somehow Lost $1 Billion in Ten Years We all know that our president is a terrible businessman, but information about his federal income tax returns obtained by the New York Times showss that he is even worse than previously thought. Between the years of 1985 and 1994, Trump lost an asto...
05:39, 05/08/2019

WeWork lost $1.9 billion last year, but it's considering going public The We Company, parent company of WeWork, is the latest in a string of richly valued start-ups set to go public this year. But though it is valued at $47 billion, it's far from turning a profit. Instead, it's hemorrhaging cash....
19:39, 05/18/2019

Cboe FX Reports Record ADV of $42.6 Billion in January NEW YORK and LONDON – 5 February 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its foreign exchange (FX) market, Cboe FX, reported record spot average daily volume...
02:26, 05/02/2019

Huawei's $105 billion business at stake after U.S. broadside The latest U.S. broadside against Huawei that puts the Chinese firm on an exports blacklist threatens to rattle the global tech supply chain, linked closely to the $105 billion business of the world's top supplier of telecoms network equipment....
14:39, 05/16/2019

Tesla Looks to Raise as Much as $2.3 Billion in Debt and Equity Tesla is looking to raise as much as $2.3 billion through a bond sale and public offering of its shares, after a worse-than-expected quarter heightened concerns about the company’s cash on hand....
16:26, 05/02/2019

China raising tariffs on $60 billion in US goods China announced Monday that it will impose tariffs on $60 billion worth of American products starting June 1 – an apparent retaliation to President Trump’s decision to hike duties on goods from the country. Beijing will slam a number of US imports wi...
15:52, 05/13/2019

GM's Cruise Receives $1.2 Billion Equity Investment General Motors’ Cruise division has landed another $1.2 billion in outside financing, bringing the value of the driverless-car developer to $19 billion....
16:39, 05/07/2019

China to impose tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods China, in the latest salvo in the growing trade war with the United States, said it will impose tariffs on a total of 5,140 U.S. products from June 1....
15:13, 05/13/2019

Qualcomm Scored $4.5 Billion or More in Settlement With Apple Semiconductor and telecommunications equipment manufacturer Qualcomm said on Wednesday it will take home a one-time payment of between $4.5 billion to $4.7 billion from its settlement with tech giant Apple over the next quarter, the New York Times re...
06:00, 05/02/2019

$5 billion fine is a 'bargain' for Facebook, top US senators say A bipartisan letter published Monday puts additional pressure on the FTC as it weighs steps to punish Facebook for mishandling users' personal information....
11:13, 05/07/2019

SoftBank Plans for Second $100 Billion Vision Fund Less than two years after the Vision Fund’s launch, the Japanese company has deployed most of its money, investing in the world’s most valuable technology companies, including Uber and WeWork....
13:26, 05/09/2019

Tesla closes $2.7 billion capital raise Tesla said on Wednesday it closed its $2.7 billion offering of stock and convertible notes and that it was oversubscribed, giving the electric car maker much-needed cash as it ramps up production. The electric car maker sold about $860 million in sha...
02:52, 05/09/2019

$5 billion Facebook, FTC deal could add more privacy oversight While previous rumors about a possible settlement between Facebook and the FTC over its privacy failings focused on dollar figures and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Politico reports that it could also create new executive positions. That could mean "appointin...
11:13, 05/02/2019

US to raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods up to 25% US President Donald Trump said the tariff hike was needed because trade negotiations with China were moving "too slowly." The tariff increases on $200 billion of Chinese goods are set to start by the end of the week....
19:52, 05/05/2019

Trump: Japan will invest $40 billion in U.S. car factories U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said at a rally that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told him Japan is investing $40 billion in new car factories in the United States....
18:13, 04/28/2019

China to hike tariffs on $60 billion of US goods China said the move was a "response to US unilateralism." Recent talks to end the trade spat between the world's two largest economies ended without a breakthrough last week....
18:13, 05/13/2019

Novartis buys dry eye drug from Takeda for up to $5.3 billion Novartis is buying dry-eye drug Xiidra from Takeda Pharmaceutical Co for up to $5.3 billion as the Swiss drugmaker refreshes its ophthalmic medicines portfolio with a potential blockbuster....
14:39, 05/09/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' Surpasses $2 Billion in Record Time Walt Disney Co.’s “Avengers: Endgame” became the second-highest-grossing movie of all time, reaching nearly $2.19 billion in global box-office revenue just 12 days after hitting theaters....
15:00, 05/06/2019

Buffett's Berkshire to invest $10 billion in Occidental for Anadarko buy Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc will put $10 billion behind Occidental Petroleum Corp's bid as it tries to see off competition from Chevron Corp to buy smaller rival Anadarko Petroleum Corp....
18:13, 04/30/2019

US Approves Nearly $6 Billion In Weapons Sales To Gulf Allies The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates in three separate packages, the Pentagon said on Friday after notifying......
07:00, 05/04/2019

Tesla to get up to $2.7 billion from upsized offering, Musk to buy more stock Tesla Inc on Friday was set to raise up to $2.7 billion in a record-setting capital raising for the electric carmaker, as investors scooped up a mix of new stock and convertible notes that will recharge the company's cash-depleted balance sheet....
15:39, 05/03/2019

Newspaper: Trump lost more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994 WASHINGTON (AP) — The New York Times is reporting that Donald Trump’s businesses lost more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994, based on tax information the newspaper acquired. The Times says it has acquired printouts from the future president...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Berkshire Hathaway To Invest $10 Billion In Occidental For Anadarko Buy Occidental and Chevron Corp are locked in a battle to buy Anadarko's prized assets in West Texas' huge Permian shale oil field, the biggest oil-industry takeover in years...
17:13, 04/30/2019

EU fines major banks €1 billion over currency cartels Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over collusion in currency trading....
10:39, 05/17/2019

Facebook Is Preparing for a Multi-Billion Dollar Fine From the FTC (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook said it expects a fine of up to $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission, which is investigating whether the social network violated its users’ privacy. The company set aside $3 billion in its quarterly earn...
14:51, 04/28/2019

SoftBank eyeing near US$1-billion investment in Colombia's Rappi Rappi was founded in 2015 by three friends as a restaurant-delivery business in Colombia’s capital, Bogotá. It has since spread across Latin America....
18:13, 04/30/2019

Avengers: Endgame Becomes 1 of Only 5 Films to Make $2 Billion Globally (LOS ANGELES) — “Avengers: Endgame” continued its global domination at the box office in a second week victory lap that saw the blockbuster cross the $2 billion mark in record time and unseat “Titanic” as the second high...
06:39, 05/06/2019

Berkshire Hathaway Swings to $21.66 Billion First-Quarter Profit Berkshire Hathaway won’t change much after Warren Buffett, 88, is no longer at the helm, he assured shareholders at the company’s annual meeting. Berkshire reported first-quarter net earnings of $21.66 billion....
21:52, 05/04/2019

Trump's claims of '$100 billion' in Chinese tariff payments just don't add up President Donald Trump on Friday claimed his latest round of import tariffs on Chinese goods will force China to pay "$100 billion" to the U.S. Treasury. In fact, the burden of higher tariffs will ultimately fall on American consumers....
22:13, 05/10/2019

China's billion-dollar Belt and Road party: Who's in and who's out Leaders from across the world have arrived in Beijing for the second Belt and Road Forum, drawn by the possibility of billions of dollars in Chinese funding for infrastructure projects....
15:26, 04/28/2019

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Conquers the World With a $1.2 Billion Opening The superhero movie took in roughly $350 million in North America, easily beating “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” It was the No. 1 movie in at least 54 countries....
19:13, 04/28/2019

U.S. Takes Aim at $300 Billion in Chinese Imports for Higher Tariffs (BEIJING) — U.S. officials listed $300 billion more of Chinese goods for possible tariff hikes while Beijing vowed Tuesday to “fight to the finish” in an escalating trade battle that is fueling fears about damage to global economic ...
16:26, 05/14/2019

China's Xi touts more than $64 billion in Belt and Road deals President Xi Jinping on Saturday hailed deals worth more than $64 billion signed during China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) this week as he sought to reassure skeptics the project will deliver sustainable growth for all involved....
18:13, 04/28/2019

US To Raise Tariffs On $200 Billion Worth Of Chinese Imports The United States will raise tariffs from 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports effective Friday, according to a notice posted to the Federal Register on Wednesday....
18:00, 05/08/2019

How toxic company culture is derailing billion-dollar M&As Reputation always matters, but rarely more than in large M&A deals. With M&A worth $3 trillion a year across the US and Europe, even a small reputational issue can cost billions if it makes the difference between a deal taking place or being scuppere...
11:26, 05/10/2019

Pakistan, IMF in final round of talks on $8 billion bailout Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund have launched the final round of talks over the $8 billion bailout package for Islamabad, a deal that's expected to be signed next month....
14:52, 04/29/2019

NASA is asking for another $1.6 billion to fulfill the Moon 2024 promise Back in March, the Trump administration declared that it was directing NASA to send humans back to the Moon no later than 2024. That’s an incredibly tight deadline for an agency with a budget that is nowhere near what it was (in adjusted dollar...
06:39, 05/16/2019

DoorDash Takes Aim at Nearly $13 Billion Valuation in New Funding Round Food-delivery startup DoorDash is raising a new round of financing that could value the company at close to $13 billion, according to people familiar with the situation....
04:26, 05/18/2019

‘Avengers Endgame’ nears global record with over $2 billion LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Avengers: Endgame” has crossed the $2 billion mark at the global box office in record time and is leaving newcomers in its dust. The Walt Disney Co. estimates Sunday that the Marvel blockbuster has added $145.8 million...
20:52, 05/05/2019

NASA Wants $1.6 Billion to Send First Woman to the Moon By 2024 NASA is requesting an additional $1.6 billion in funding for next year to accelerate its manned mission to the Moon by 2024, which the agency revealed will be titled Artemis, the New York Times reported on Monday.Read more......
17:52, 05/14/2019

Budweiser Brewer Plans $7 Billion Hong Kong IPO The Asian business of beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev filed an application to list on the Hong Kong stock exchange, moving closer toward a multibillion-dollar initial public offering later this year....
13:52, 05/10/2019

General Electric agrees to pay $1.5 billion civil penalty CNBC's Dom Chu reports on the settlement reached between General Electric and the Department of Justice. General Electric agreed to pay a $1.5 billion penalty for allegations related to subprime lending unit...
17:39, 04/28/2019

Uber and Eight Other Once-Small Startups Are Now Worth a Combined $250 Billion Despite the tough economy, startups such as Uber, Pinterest and Airbnb benefited from scrappy entrepreneurs as well as the rise of the smartphone and cloud computing....
00:39, 05/10/2019

Uber’s $82 billion valuation underwhelms in most-anticipated IPO since Facebook Uber priced its IPO at the low end of its target for a valuation of $82.4 billion, an underwhelming result for the most anticipated IPO since Facebook.Read More...
23:52, 05/10/2019

Nextdoor Valued at More Than $2 Billion in Fresh Funding Round Neighborhood-focused social network Nextdoor said it has secured a $123 million investment led by Riverwood Capital, valuing the company at $2.1 billion....
21:13, 05/14/2019

Tesla Completes $2.35 Billion Stock and Bond Sale Tesla Inc. has completed a $2.35 billion stock and bond sale, giving the company a much-needed boost of liquidity as it continues its quest to become the first mass producer of electric cars....
21:00, 05/03/2019

Cboe LIS Hits New Milestone of €20 Billion Traded Since Launch LONDON – 3 January 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today reported that Cboe Europe Equities traded more than €20 billion in notional value on Cboe LIS, its Eur...
02:26, 05/02/2019

China Says It Will Impose Tariffs On $60 Billion Worth Of US Goods China said Monday it will impose tariffs on $60 billion worth of US goods from June 1, in apparent retaliation after Washington announced plans to tax almost all Chinese imports....
23:00, 05/13/2019

Loss of the UK’s ash trees due to fungal disease may cost £15 billion Ash dieback, a fungal disease in the UK’s ash trees, could cost the country nearly £15 billion in clean-up and lost ecosystem benefits like carbon sequestration...
19:26, 05/06/2019

VW shrugs off 1 billion euro legal hit with higher SUV sales Sales of higher-margin sports utility vehicles and cost cuts helped Volkswagen shrug off a 1 billion euro legal charge to meet first-quarter operating profit forecasts on Thursday, sending its shares 4.7 percent higher....
18:26, 05/02/2019

J&J agrees to pay about $1 billion to resolve hip implant lawsuits: Bloomberg Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay about $1 billion to resolve the bulk of lawsuits claiming the company sold defective metal-on-metal hip implants that ultimately had to be removed, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the mat...
19:13, 05/07/2019

FCA Completes Sale Of Magneti Marelli To CK Holdings For $6.5 Billion Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has approved the sale of its car parts corporation Magneti Marelli to Japanese firm CK Holdings. The latter is part of the Calsonic Kansei Corporation and has purchased......
05:52, 05/03/2019

Nvidia’s Q1 revenues down 31% to $2.22 billion, beating modest estimates Nvidia reported earnings and revenues that were well below last year's figures, but the graphics and AI chips company beat analyst expectations.Read More...
04:39, 05/17/2019

Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 billion in aid amid China trade war President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China amid a deepening trade war....
22:13, 05/13/2019

Trump takes credit for $1 billion US Steel investment President Trump took credit Thursday for an announcement by U.S. Steel Corp. that it would invest more than $1 billion in a facility in Braddock, Pa., near Pittsburgh....
04:52, 05/03/2019

Tesla Looks to Raise $2.3 Billion Through a Bond and Stock Sale Tesla is looking to raise as much as $2.3 billion through a bond sale and public offering of its shares, after a worse-than-expected quarter heightened concerns about the company’s cash on hand....
04:52, 05/03/2019

EU fines five banks $1.2 billion for foreign exchange rigging Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland were fined a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) by the European Union on Thursday for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market....
14:39, 05/16/2019

Qualcomm expects to make $4.5 billion from Apple settlement The costs of Apple's truce with Qualcomm are now much clearer. Qualcomm now estimates that it will pull in revenue between $4.5 billion and $4.7 billion from the settlement in the third quarter of the year, including both the one-time payment f...
00:26, 05/02/2019

Tesla to issue more than $2 billion in debt to fund expansion Tesla launched issues of new shares and debt worth more than $2 billion Thursday, with chief executive Elon Musk pitching in $10 million as the electric car maker gave in to Wall Street pressure to bolster its cash reserves. Analysts have been predic...
00:26, 05/03/2019

China announces retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. goods China announced Monday it will raise tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. goods in response to the Trump administration raising tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese products....
16:39, 05/13/2019

EU fines banks over $1 billion over foreign exchange cartel European Union regulators have fined five banks a total of more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) for allegedly colluding in the trade of large sums of foreign currency...
12:13, 05/16/2019

BMW profit slides 78% hit by $1.6 billion legal provision, expenses BMW's first-quarter operating profit fell 78 percent to 589 million euros, despite higher deliveries of luxury vehicles, as the carmaker felt the effects of higher investment spending and a 1.4 billion euro ($1.6 billion) legal provision....
18:13, 05/07/2019

Cboe Periodic Auctions Hits First €1 Billion Day on 24 April LONDON – 25 April 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today reported that Cboe Europe’s Periodic Auctions book set a new one-day record of €1.08 billion notional value t...
02:00, 05/02/2019

China Hits Back With Tariffs on $60 Billion in U.S. Goods China fired back at the U.S. Monday, raising tariffs on roughly $60 billion worth of U.S. goods in retaliation for President Trump’s decision to escalate tariffs on Chinese imports....
17:13, 05/13/2019

Satellites could save Americans $30 billion on internet bills Upcoming satellite technology could lower prices for internet services, a new report predicts. Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites from Elon Musk’s SpaceX Starlink project and Jeff Bezos’ Project Kuiper could save American households more than $30 billi...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Singapore's GIC Takes Stake in WaterBridge at $3 Billion Valuation Singapore sovereign-wealth fund GIC has bought a stake in WaterBridge Resources in a deal that values the Houston-based handler of oil-drilling wastewater at nearly $3 billion including debt, according to people familiar with the matter....
11:39, 05/17/2019

BHP faces $5 billion claim over 2015 Brazil dam failure Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP is facing a landmark, $5.0 billion damages claim in England for being "woefully negligent" in the run-up to a 2015 dam failure that led to Brazil's worst environmental disaster, a lawsuit alleges....
15:39, 05/07/2019

Tesla seeks up to $2.3 billion from share, debt issues Tesla Inc launched issues of new shares and debt worth more than $2 billion on Thursday, with Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk pitching in $10 million as the electric carmaker gave in to Wall Street pressure to bolster its cash reserves....
15:52, 05/02/2019

Big Banks Push to Free Up $40 Billion From Postcrisis Restrictions The biggest U.S. banks are ramping up efforts to secure a regulatory reprieve they believe will give them access to a nearly $40 billion pot of money tied up by restrictions....
14:52, 05/07/2019

SoftBank mulls IPO of $100 billion Vision Fund: source Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday....
18:26, 05/03/2019

Vodafone offloads NZ business to Brookfield, Infratil for $2.36 billion Vodafone Group Plc said on Monday that it had agreed to sell its New Zealand business for about 2.1 billion euros ($2.36 billion) to a consortium comprising of New Zealand-based Infratil Ltd and Canada's Brookfield Asset Management....
00:26, 05/14/2019

Warren Buffett bankrolls Occidental's Anadarko bid with $10 billion Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc committed $10 billion on Tuesday to Occidental Petroleum Corp's $38 billion cash-and-stock bid for Anadarko Petroleum Corp, boosting its chances of snatching a deal from Chevron Corp....
20:13, 04/30/2019

Tesla to raise $2 billion from share, debt issues Tesla Inc said on Thursday it had filed with regulators to launch around $2 billion in fundraising through issues of new shares and debt, with Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk pitching in $10 million of his own money to buy shares....
15:26, 05/02/2019

Pentagon shifts another $1.5 billion for Trump’s border wall (CNN) — The Pentagon has diverted an additional $1.5 billion in Defense Department funds from various accounts in order to fund President Donald Trump’s border wall, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told reporters Friday. He said the m...
05:13, 05/11/2019

Pentagon shifting $1.5 billion to border wall construction WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects to help pay for construction of nearly 80 miles of wall at the U.S.-Mexican border, officials said Friday. Co...
04:52, 05/11/2019

Over 2 billion YouTube users are logged in and watching every month YouTube has hit a new milestone, with over two billion viewers logged into the service and going square-eyed every month. That's a little over a quarter of the world's population.As CNET reports, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki announced the new...
16:39, 05/03/2019

Amy Klobuchar Proposes $100 Billion for Addiction and Mental Health Ms. Klobuchar said she was making addiction, including alcoholism and the opioid crisis, an early focus of her campaign in part because of her experience with her father’s alcoholism....
12:26, 05/03/2019

Lyft’s First Results After I.P.O. Show $1.14 Billion Quarterly Loss The ride-hailing company’s revenue nearly doubled for the quarter, while its loss was driven by a hefty charge for its stock-based compensation plan....
23:26, 05/07/2019

Fiat Chrysler to spend $2 billion on CO2 fines and credits The $2 billion to be spent by FCA in fines and credit purchases over three years compares with $10 billion that it plans to invest in EVs within the 2018-22 business plan....
16:00, 05/11/2019

Japan's SoftBank invests $1 billion in delivery app Rappi Japan's SoftBank will invest $1 billion in Colombian delivery app Rappi, marking the first move by its newly created Innovation Fund for Latin America, according to a statement on Tuesday, confirming earlier media reports....
02:26, 05/01/2019

GM's Cruise gets $1.15 billion new cash from T. Rowe Price, SoftBank General Motors Co's majority-owned Cruise self-driving division on Tuesday said T. Rowe Price and a group of existing investors put down $1.15 billion in new equity, valuing the unit at $19 billion....
16:39, 05/07/2019

FCA Offloads Parts Supplier Magneti Marelli For $6.5 Billion Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced Thursday that it has sold Italian-based parts supplier subsidiary Magneti Marelli to the Japanese holding company CK Holdings, itself the parent company of competitive automotive parts supplier Calsonic Kansei. Mag...
14:13, 05/03/2019

350 Kilograms Narcotics Worth Over Rs 3.45 Billion Seized In Pakistan The Pakistan Coast Guards during a raid in the country's restive Balochistan province recovered 350 kgs narcotics worth over Rs 3.45 billion, officials said....
12:26, 05/01/2019

Billionaire Schwartz makes $2.6 billion bet on Canada's WestJet Airlines Billionaire Gerry Schwartz pounced on Canada's WestJet Airlines on Monday as his private equity firm Onex Corp offered to buy the struggling airline for C$3.5 billion ($2.6 billion), betting it can turn around its recent decline by taking the company...
00:26, 05/14/2019

China to Hit U.S. With Tariffs on $60 Billion in Goods Amid Escalating Trade War (BEIJING) — Deepening a trade battle and sending financial markets spinning, China announced Monday it was raising tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods in retaliation for the latest hike in U.S. tariffs on its exports. The Finance Ministry said...
16:52, 05/13/2019

Terror Group Behind Sri Lanka Bombings Has Rs 7 Billion In Assets: Police The ISIS-linked Sri Lankan extremist group National Thowheed Jamaath (NTJ), blamed for the Easter Sunday bombings, has been found possessing more than Rs 140 million in cash and other assets worth......
06:00, 05/07/2019

Chevron Drops $33 Billion Bid for Anadarko, Ceding Key Oil Asset to Occidental By walking away from a bidding war for a significant chunk of the lucrative Permian Basin, the energy giant put a much small rival in position to dominate the largest oil field in the United States....
21:13, 05/09/2019

Harry’s razor startup sold to Schick owner for $1.37 billion Schick razor owner Edgewell Personal Care said on Thursday it would buy shaving startup Harry’s Inc. in a $1.37 billion cash-and-stock deal to expand in a fast-growing US grooming market. Harry’s is the latest shaving startup to be bought by a bigger...
21:39, 05/09/2019

As TV Industry’s $20 Billion Week Starts, Signs That Streaming Isn’t King Yet The so-called upfronts are traditional television’s annual hype-fest, and a way locking advertisers into lucrative deals. They’re also a reminder of the medium’s continuing relevance....
01:13, 05/13/2019

Pentagon Reallocates $1.5 Billion of Funds to Pay for Border Wall Construction (WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects to help pay for construction of 80 miles of wall at the U.S.-Mexican border, officials said Friday. C...
02:26, 05/11/2019

Indo-US Trade Could Rise To $500 Billion In 5 Years: Commerce Body Trade between India and the US could jump to $500 billion by 2023-24 from about $142 billion at present, the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) said on Friday....
05:52, 05/11/2019

Occidental tweaks $38 billion Anadarko bid to remove shareholder vote Occidental Petroleum Corp increased the cash component of its $38 billion bid to acquire Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Sunday, removing a requirement for any deal to receive the approval of Occidental's shareholders....
05:13, 05/06/2019

Apple faces a fine as large as $26.6 billion in antitrust probe The Financial Times reports today that complaints made by music streamer Spotify against Apple will be investigated by the EU competition commission. The issue is the 30% cut of revenue that Apple charges apps in the App Store for using its payment s...
03:00, 05/06/2019

White House plans new tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Friday that the U.S. formally began placing an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods under 25% tariffs....
11:00, 05/11/2019

Uber drivers set to protest around the world ahead of the company's $90 billion IPO Drivers are also expected to stage protests against Uber and Lyft in at least eight cities around the U.S., including New York, Chicago and San Francisco....
11:39, 05/08/2019

Lyft Loss Widens To $1.1 Billion, Unveils Waymo Partnership Lyft said Tuesday its loss in the past quarter widened to $1.1 billion in the ride-hailing giant's first financial report as a public company, as it announced it was teaming up with former Google car......
12:00, 05/08/2019

Tesla closes $2.7 billion mixed offering of shares, debt Tesla Inc said on Wednesday it closed its $2.7 billion offering of stock and convertible notes and that it was over-subscribed, giving the electric carmaker much needed cash as it ramps up production....
15:52, 05/08/2019

Warren releases $100 billion plan to combat opioids epidemic WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has unveiled a new version of her plan to combat America’s opioid epidemic, proposing to spend $100 billion over 10 years on battling the public health consequences of addicti...
16:52, 05/08/2019

Trump says he has not decided whether to put tariffs on remaining $325 billion in Chinese goods Trump also confirmed that he plans to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President president Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit in Japan in late June....
22:13, 05/13/2019

Oil Giant Total Fuels Push in Gas With $8.8 Billion Africa Deal Total SA’s deal to buy Anadarko Petroleum Corp. assets in Africa pushes its business deeper into dangerous regions while cementing its position as the world’s No. 2 supplier of liquefied natural gas....
18:13, 05/11/2019

Uber Offers Shares At $45 Apiece In IPO, Company Valued At $82 Billion Shares will be priced at $45 for the IPO, valuing the start-up at more than $82 billion, according to a filing with the US markets regulator. San Francisco-based Uber was set to begin trading on the......
10:00, 05/10/2019

President Trump’s Businesses Lost More Than $1 Billion Over Ten Years, According to Report (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday a New York Times report that his businesses lost more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994 was “highly inaccurate.” He contended the reported losses were “non monetary,” ...
01:52, 05/09/2019

Trump wants an additional $1.6 billion for NASA’s audacious moon mission The White House will ask Congress for the additional funding for NASA’s budget next year as the space agency attempts to return humans to the moon within five years....
03:39, 05/14/2019

EU fines major banks 1 billion euros over currency cartels Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over collusion in currency trading....
20:39, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Sinclair to buy Disney's sports networks in $10 billion deal - WSJ Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc, the largest U.S. broadcast station owner, has reached a deal valued at more than $10 billion to buy 21 regional sports networks from Walt Disney Co, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday....
01:52, 05/03/2019

Siemens pips GE in race for Iraq's $14 billion electricity scheme Siemens is well placed to win the bulk of orders flowing from a $14 billion scheme to rebuild Iraq's electricity infrastructure following years of war, the country's Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said in Berlin on Tuesday....
18:13, 04/30/2019

GE burned through $1.2 billion. Wall Street is happy it wasn't worse General Electric's industrial businesses burned through $1.2 billion in the first three months of 2019, yet the embattled company performed better than feared....
14:52, 04/30/2019

Federal deficit to rise to $900 billion for 2019, highest since 2012: CBO The Congressional Budget Office projected Thursday that the federal deficit would reach $896 billion for fiscal 2019, up $117 billion from the year before....
07:13, 05/03/2019

Puerto Rico Seeks to Have $9 Billion in Debt Ruled Unconstitutional The territory and a group of unsecured creditors brought their complaint against dozens of financial firms, including some of the country’s biggest banks....
08:39, 05/03/2019

GM considers investing $1 billion in its Missouri plant, state officials say General Motors Co is considering a $1 billion investment at its Missouri assembly plant where it builds vans and trucks, state officials said on Thursday....
10:39, 05/03/2019

Anil Ambani Needs $2 Billion In Asset Sales To Save Last Stronghold Reliance Capital Ltd., his financial services business that almost doubled its profit in five years, had largely remained insulated from the distress plaguing the wider conglomerate....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Investment in Streaming Originals From India Could Touch $1 Billion By 2025 While Netflix and Amazon Prime Video are leading the way in original content investment in India, local players such as ALTBalaji, ZEE5, Eros Now and Reliance Jio are exploring other routes - a......
14:26, 05/02/2019

Standard Chartered Signals Progress With $1 Billion Buyback Plan Standard Chartered is planning its first share buyback in two decades, in a signal of its return to health after a multiyear restructuring and the settlement of a sanctions probe....
10:00, 04/30/2019

Tesla Forced to Raise Over $2 Billion Amid Profitability Struggle Tesla is looking to raise $2 billion, Ford is scaling back V8 production, electric vehicles have to fight solar companies for supplies, and Jaguar has a plan in these trying times. It’s all here in The Morning Shift for Friday, May 3, 2019....
19:13, 05/03/2019

How SoftBank and its $100 billion Vision Fund has become a global start-up machine SoftBank has invested almost $40 billion into 14 innovative start-ups ranked on CNBC's 2019 Disruptor 50 list. The fund has made large VC investments in each of these companies for sizable equity stakes....
02:13, 05/18/2019

Wynn Resorts in talks to sell $2.6-billion Encore casino to MGM Wynn Resorts Ltd is in talks to sell its nearly finished $2.6 billion casino outside of Boston to rival MGM Resorts International, the two companies said on Friday....
22:39, 05/17/2019

Chinese firms' missing $6 billion tests regulators' resolve Cash is considered among the hardest assets for a company to fake, which is why the disappearance of a combined $6.1 billion from two Chinese companies has dumbfounded investors and forced regulators to take action....
21:26, 05/17/2019

Buffett's Berkshire helps bankroll Occidental's $38 billion bid for Anadarko Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc committed $10 billion on Tuesday to Occidental Petroleum Corp's $38 billion cash-and-stock bid for Anadarko Petroleum Corp, boosting its chances of snatching a deal from Chevron Corp....
01:26, 05/01/2019

Volkswagen shrugs off 1 billion euro legal hit with higher SUV sales Sales of higher-margin sports utility vehicles and cost cuts helped Volkswagen shrug off a 1 billion euro legal charge to meet first-quarter operating profit forecasts on Thursday, sending its shares 4.5 percent higher....
15:26, 05/02/2019

What does Clash of Clans maker’s $10 billion sale say about the future of gaming? Congratulations, guys... you and the rest of the Clash of Clans crew now anchor a $10 billion mobile gaming powerhouse. We've been hearing for years how mobile gaming has been growing at nearly inconceivable rates and will soon become the dominant...
13:39, 05/02/2019

Trump Administration Cancels $1 Billion for California Bullet Train The federal government said the state has failed to comply with its agreement to help fund high-speed rail. Gov. Gavin Newsom called it political retribution and vowed to sue....
06:00, 05/17/2019

Former Kirchner accountant alleges presidential couple stole up to US$10 billion The former accountant of ex-presidents Néstor Kirchner and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was granted a plea bargain in March. His television appearance comes as rumours intensify about Fernández de Kirchner's intention to run for the presidency....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Citigroup, Barclays among big banks fined $1.2 billion for currency rigging The European Union fined Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) on Thursday for rigging the multitrillion-dollar foreign exchange market. Banks have been hit with billions of dolla...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Trump asks Congress for $4.5 billion more in emergency border money Citing what it calls a crisis spurred by an influx of migrant families and unaccompanied children at the southern border, the Trump administration is asking Congress for more funding....
00:39, 05/02/2019

Trump seeks $4.5 billion to help with surge in migration at southern border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding to help address a surge in migration at the U.S. southern border, saying the situation has overwhelmed government resources....
21:00, 05/01/2019

Warning 5 BILLION will die if Yellowstone erupts – and United States erased from map A TOP geologist has warned two-thirds of the world’s population will die if the Yellowstone Supervolcano erupts – and the United States would be totally wiped out....
09:39, 05/17/2019

Mozambique needs $3.2 billion for post-cyclone reconstruction: local media Mozambique will need about $3.2 billion in aid to rebuild infrastructure destroyed by two recent cyclones, government officials were quoted by local media as saying....
07:52, 05/16/2019

Nestle, EQT-led group in talks for $10 billion skin health deal Nestle SA has entered exclusive negotiations to sell its skin health business to a consortium led by private equity firm EQT Partners in a deal worth 10.2 billion Swiss francs ($10.12 billion), the world's biggest packaged food group said on Thursda...
07:52, 05/16/2019

SoftBank Invests $1 Billion in Colombian Delivery Startup Rappi SoftBank Group Corp. has made a $1 billion investment in Rappi Inc., a South American on-demand delivery company, in another example of the firm’s reach in making large investments in technology companies....
13:52, 05/01/2019

Wynn Resorts in talks to sell $2.6-billion Massachusetts casino to MGM Wynn Resorts Ltd is in talks to sell its nearly finished $2.6 billion casino outside of Boston to rival MGM Resorts International, the two companies said on Friday....
02:26, 05/18/2019

Rainbow Six: Siege eclipses $1.1 billion in bookings and 45 million players Ubisoft said today that Rainbow Six Siege has topped more than €1 billion ($1.12 billion) in cumulative net bookings since the game's release in 2015.Read More...
21:13, 05/15/2019

Scientists model DNA gene with first billion-atom biomolecular simulation Scientists have for the first time created a billion-atom biomolecular simulation. Researchers designed the computer model to simulate a single DNA gene....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026 Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from WHO, Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners. The commitment is part of the Eliminate Yellow f...
22:52, 04/28/2019

UN Owes Peacekeeping Nations $3.6 Billion, India Voices Concern India, which is owed $38 million by the UN for peacekeeping operations, has voiced concern over the "unjustifiable and inexplicable" delays in reimbursement to countries providing peacekeeping troops......
09:13, 05/18/2019

Volkswagen Is Spending a Billion on a Battery Factory to Try to Leapfrog Tesla There may be a day that Tesla looks back on all this—the Roadster, the S, those troublesome early Xs—and laugh at how simple it was. Volkswagen is rolling in. All that and more in The Morning Shift for May 15, 2019....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Earliest known animal was a half-billion-year-old underwater blob The weird ‘Ediacaran’ fossils have stumped scientists for decades - now fatty molecules found inside some of them confirm they are the most ancient animals we know...
17:00, 04/28/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' Pulverizes Box-Office Records With $1.2 Billion Debut Walt Disney’s “Avengers: Endgame” became the first movie in Hollywood history to gross more than $1 billion in its debut at the world-wide box office....
19:39, 04/28/2019

UK regulator blocks Sainsbury's $9.4 billion takeover of Walmart's ASDA Britain's competition regulator on Thursday blocked Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound ($9.4 billion) takeover of Walmart-owned Asda - a huge blow to the supermarket groups who wanted to combine to overtake market leader Tesco....
08:52, 04/29/2019

Avengers: Endgame Breaks Box-Office Records With $1.2 Billion-Opening Fans around the globe packed movie theaters for the debut of "Avengers: Endgame" over the weekend, pushing total ticket sales for the Walt Disney Co superhero spectacle to a stunning $1.2 billion and......
20:00, 04/28/2019

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 billion U.S. defense contract Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and other support, the Pentagon said on Friday....
10:52, 05/18/2019

State Department OKs nearly $6 billion in weapons sales to Gulf allies The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates in three separate packages, the Pentagon said on Friday after notifying Congress of the certification....
09:39, 05/04/2019

How Ajax young guns upset $1.5 billion Champions League He's still only 19, but Matthijs de Ligt has already experienced more big football moments than most top-level professionals can hope for in their entire career....
16:00, 04/29/2019

Disney, Sinclair have $10.6 billion deal for 21 regional sports networks Sinclair Broadcast Group will get 21 regional sports networks in markets such as Detroit, LA and Miami from Disney in a deal valued at $10.6 billion.        ...
04:52, 05/04/2019

Amazon pulls in $3.6 billion profit and says it will offer free one-day shipping The company’s lucrative advertising and cloud computing businesses notched the bulk of its profits and helped boost margins even as sales growth slowed....
14:49, 04/28/2019

The billion point laser cloud that will help rebuild Notre Dame On April 15th, 2019 around 6:40 pm, I was walking around the Jardin du Luxembourg park in Paris with some friends when we saw some yellow colored smoke in the sky. We thought nothing of it, but soon discovered, shocked, that one of the most famous la...
20:26, 04/29/2019

Lions Gate offered to sell Starz to CBS for $5.5 billion: sources Lions Gates Entertainment offered to sell cable channel Starz to CBS Corp for $5.5 billion after rebuffing a lower offer, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
02:26, 05/18/2019

NJOY, a Once Bankrupt E-Cigarette Maker, Now Seeks $5 Billion Valuation E-cigarette maker NJOY Holdings Inc. is pursuing a funding round that would value the company at as much as $5 billion, and it is trying to interest big tobacco companies looking to take a run at market leader Juul Labs....
23:13, 05/01/2019

WeWork starts $2.9 billion property platform with Canada's CDPQ The We Company, parent of workspace provider WeWork, said on Wednesday it has created a $2.9 billion real estate investment platform with funding from one of Canada's largest pension funds, building on ties with private equity firm the Rhone Group....
01:13, 05/16/2019

Samsung to spend more than $14 billion in second phase of China chip plant: Xinhua South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will spend more than $14 billion in the second phase of investment in its memory chip plant in Xian, China, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday citing a Samsung executive....
14:13, 05/17/2019

Boeing secures $1.5 billion credit line as precaution, with 737 Max sales on hold Boeing obtains a $1.5 billion line of credit, citing financial uncertainty. The move comes during a worldwide grounding of the company's 737 Max airplane following two deadly crashes....
20:13, 04/30/2019

GSK expects shingles drug sales to exceed $1.3 billion after 'fantastic' quarter GlaxoSmithKline forecast 2019 sales of its fast-growing shingles vaccine Shingrix to be "significantly" more than 1 billion pounds ($1.31 billion) on Wednesday as the British drugmaker outpaced first quarter forecasts....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Uber valued at $82 billion in IPO as market jitters, Lyft woes weigh Uber Technologies Inc priced its initial public offering on Thursday at the low end of its targeted range for a valuation of $82.4 billion, hoping its conservative approach will spare it the trading plunge suffered by rival Lyft Inc....
05:39, 05/10/2019

Trump asks for $4.5 billion to address surge in migration at southern border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding to help address a surge in migration at the U.S. southern border, saying the situation has overwhelmed government resources....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Parent of Schick razors to buy shaving start-up Harry’s for $1.37 billion Edgewell Personal Care, the conglomerate that owns Schick razor and other brands, announced it's buying the shaving start-up Harry’s for $1.37B.        ...
21:26, 05/09/2019

Controversial fossils suggest life began to move 2.1 billion years ago Most biologists think lifeforms evolved the ability to move around about 600 million years ago – tiny burrows in 2.1-billion-year-old rocks challenge the idea...
14:51, 04/28/2019

UN welcomes 'record' Brussels conference pledge of nearly $7 billion to support Syrians Foreign ministers from more than 50 countries gathered on Thursday at a joint European Union-UN pledging conference, and pledged to provide a record $6.97 billion, to support millions of Syrians in need both inside the country, and sheltering in host...
15:52, 04/28/2019

Europe Fines 5 Banks $1.2 Billion for Their Roles in Foreign Exchange Cartels Traders at Barclays, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and the Royal Bank of Scotland engaged in anti-competitive behavior, the European Commission found....
20:52, 05/16/2019

Trump Warns That Rising Border Crossings May Require an Extra $1.4 Billion In a letter to Congress, the administration said the flow of unaccompanied children at the border has exceeded projections of just weeks ago and may require more money for housing and care....
02:26, 05/19/2019

French tycoon Niel to sell mobile towers to Cellnex for $3 billion French tycoon Xavier Niel has agreed a 2.7 billion euro ($3.02 billion) deal to sell mobile towers in France, Italy and Switzerland to Cellnex as he seeks to bolster the finances of his telecoms group Iliad....
14:26, 05/07/2019

Boxed in: $1 billion of Iranian crude sits at China's Dalian port Some 20 million barrels of Iranian oil sitting on China's shores in the northeast port of Dalian for the past six months now appears stranded as the United States hardens its stance on importing crude from Tehran....
12:52, 04/30/2019

Hewlett Packard Enterprise to buy supercomputer maker Cray in $1.30 billion deal Supercomputer manufacturer Cray Inc said on Friday it would be bought by Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co in a deal valued at about $1.30 billion, net of cash....
15:13, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 3-Enbridge warns Line 3 pipeline cost could exceed C$9 billion Enbridge Inc, Canada's largest pipeline operator, said on Friday there is a risk its Line 3 replacement project could exceed its previous cost estimate of C$9 billion ($6.71 billion) because of delays to permits in the United States....
19:13, 05/10/2019

Pentagon to transfer $1.5 billion to border wall from Afghan forces, other areas Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved the transfer of $1.5 billion to build more than 80 miles of barriers on the border with Mexico, U.S. official said on Friday, including taking about $600 million in savings from an account m...
21:26, 05/10/2019

Illinois governor eyes $41.5 billion plan to rebuild state's infrastructure Illinois would spend $41.5 billion over six years to rebuild roads, bridges, schools and other facilities that have fallen into "dire shape," under a preliminary plan floated by Governor J.B. Pritzker on Friday....
01:39, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 4-Lions Gate offered to sell Starz to CBS for $5.5 billion - sources Lions Gates Entertainment offered to sell cable channel Starz to CBS Corp for $5.5 billion after rebuffing a lower offer, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
00:26, 05/18/2019

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and other support, the Pentagon said on Friday....
00:26, 05/18/2019

U.S. to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports - Federal Register The United States will raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent effective on Friday, according to a notice posted to the Federal Register on Wednesday....
16:26, 05/08/2019

Chevron gives up fight for shale-rich Anadarko; walks away with $1 billion breakup fee The move allows Occidental Petroleum, backed by billionaire Warren Buffett, to acquire shale-rich Anadarko and avoid what could have been a costly bidding war....
17:52, 05/09/2019

Trump tax returns from 1985 to 1994 show $1 billion in losses: NY Times U.S. President Donald Trump's businesses lost a total of more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994, according to the New York Times, which said it obtained printouts from Trump's official Internal Revenue Service tax transcripts....
06:00, 05/08/2019

AB InBev files for Hong Kong IPO of Asia business to raise $5 billion The world's biggest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, filed plans on Friday to spin off its Asian business via a Hong Kong initial public offering, in a deal which two sources with knowledge of the matter said could be worth at least $5 billion....
11:13, 05/10/2019

Warren Buffett commits $10 billion in Occidental Petroleum for Anadarko takeover Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will invest $10 billion in Occidental Petroleum if it beats out Chevron in its bid to takeover Anadarko Petroleum.        ...
17:26, 04/30/2019

Trump tax returns from 1985-1994 reportedly show $1 billion in losses U.S. President Donald Trump's businesses lost a total of more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994, according to the New York Times, which said it obtained printouts from Trump's official Internal Revenue Service tax transcripts....
05:13, 05/08/2019

Berkshire Hathaway to invest $10 billion in Occidental to finance Anadarko deal Berkshire Hathaway has committed a $10 billion investment in Occidental Petroleum contingent on the company completing its proposed takeover of Anadarko Petroleum. CNBC's Jim Cramer joins "Squawk Box" to discuss....
17:52, 04/30/2019

Japan's Softbank to announce $1 billion investment in delivery app Rappi on Tuesday Japan's Softbank is expected to announce on Tuesday a $1 billion investment in Colombian delivery app Rappi, one source with knowledge of the matter said....
18:26, 04/30/2019

Investors pull more than $20 billion from stocks on 'trade deal trauma': BAML Global equities have seen outflows of $20.5 billion in the past week as "trade deal trauma" pushed more money into bonds, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, the latest sign of how growing......
11:13, 05/10/2019

Warren Buffett invests $10 billion to help Occidental wrest Anadarko from Chevron The capital injection from Berkshire Hathaway could help level the playing field for Occidental, which made a $38 billion offer after Anadarko had already agreed to a $33 billion merger with Chevron....
20:13, 04/30/2019

U.S. EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020: sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020, from 19.92 billion gallons in 2019, according to two sources familiar with the matt...
10:00, 05/10/2019

Lions Gate's Starz rejected CBS's $5 billion offer about two months ago, sources say Shares of Lionsgate were halted due to volatility on Friday afternoon after rumors that CBS had made an informal offer to buy Starz from the media company spiked the stock nearly 15 percent....
02:26, 05/18/2019

Tesla boosts capital raise to $2.7 billion, Musk buys more stock Tesla Inc on Friday was set to raise up to $2.7 billion in a record-setting capital raising for the electric carmaker, as investors scooped up a mix of new stock and convertible notes that will recharge the company's cash-depleted balance sheet....
18:26, 05/03/2019

Nestle in talks over $10 billion sale of skin health unit to EQT, ADIA Nestle SA has entered exclusive negotiations to sell its skin health business to a consortium led by EQT Partners and Abu Dhabi's ADIA in a deal worth 10.2 billion Swiss francs ($10.12 billion), it said on Thursday....
10:00, 05/16/2019

FIFA seeks a billion World Cup viewers to boost women's game "FIFA is hoping that over a billion viewers tune in to the Women\u0027s World Cup in France as it continues strategic efforts to grow the game around the globe, but the governing body is still subject to criticism over gender equality."...
21:13, 05/15/2019

US Plans To Give $15 Billion Aid To Farmers Amid Trade War: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help US farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China in a deepening......
11:52, 05/14/2019

Japan plans for 10 billion 5G devices by adding 14-digit phone numbers 5G is expected to bring billions of new devices onto cellular networks, and they'll all need phone numbers, so Japan is making its numbers even longer.Read More...
21:13, 05/15/2019

Volvo signs multi-billion dollar EV battery supply deal An electric XC40 will launch later this year Deal promises battery supply for next decade as Swedish firm forges ahead with electrification strategy Volvo has bolstered its electrified model roll-out by signing long-term deals with battery makers ...
14:52, 05/15/2019

Onex to buy Canada's WestJet for $2.6 billion in largest PE-backed aviation deal Canada's second-biggest carrier, WestJet Airlines Ltd, on Monday accepted a C$3.5 billion ($2.6 billion) cash buyout offer from private equity group Onex Corp, sending the carrier's shares surging 63% in Toronto trading....
19:13, 05/13/2019

Total enters $8.8 billion deal with Occidental for Anadarko's Africa assets French energy major Total said on Sunday it had reached a binding agreement with Occidental to acquire Anadarko assets in Algeria, Ghana, Mozambique and South Africa for a consideration of $8.8 billion....
21:52, 05/05/2019

Tesla ends 'Spartan diet' and seeks $2.3 billion to fund expansion Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in sales and build new product lines....
04:26, 05/03/2019

Egypt’s Qalaa Holdings' revenues to exceed 90 billion EGP next year - chairman Egyptian investment company Qalaa Holdings expects revenues to exceed 90 billion Egyptian pounds ($5.25 billion) next year, its chairman said on Sunday....
21:39, 05/05/2019

Let’s talk about Social Security’s $80 billion negative cash-flow crisis Solving Social Security problems in real ways rather than with fantasy finance fixes will matter even more in the future than it matters now — and it matters plenty now....
17:39, 05/03/2019

Trump proposes raising tariffs to a total of 25% on $575 billion in Chinese goods Trump believes the economy is thriving partly because of – not despite – the tariffs. And he vowed more taxes on Chinese imports would come this week.        ...
19:52, 05/06/2019

Barclays, Citigroup and JP Morgan among banks fined $1.2 billion for forex rigging Barclays, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland have been fined a total of $1.2 billion by EU regulators for rigging the forex market....
13:26, 05/16/2019

Volkswagen sets aside 5.5 billion euros in contingent liabilities for diesel scandal Volkswagen said it has set aside 5.5 billion euros ($6.16 billion) in contingent liabilities to cover possible risks arising from a diesel cheating scandal, chief financial officer Frank Witter said on Thursday....
18:26, 05/02/2019

Bitfinex raised $1 billion in 10 days by selling a token redeemable for Tethers Embattled cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex raised $1 billion in 10 days with an initial exchange offering (IEO), money it hopes will alleviate concerns of its financial stability. Bitfinex CTO Paolo Ardoino tweeted Monday that private firms, both ins...
16:00, 05/14/2019

Neutron star collision 4.6 billion years ago sent gold, platinum to Earth Two neutron stars collided 4.6 billion years ago near the Earth's solar system, showering the planet with some of its most precious metals, a new study says....
17:00, 05/03/2019

Niko Partners: China’s game market to hit $41.5 billion and 767 million players by 2023 China's domestic game market is expected to grow from $$30.8 billion in 2018 to $41.5 billion in 2023, according to a report by Niko Partners.Read More...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending under goal of returning to moon The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
01:52, 05/14/2019

China slaps tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. imports as trade war between Beijing and Washington escalates The new duties, announced Monday, will take effect on June 1, escalating a trade war as negotiations between the two countries have stalled.        ...
18:52, 05/13/2019

Disney is selling 21 regional sports networks to Sinclair in a $10.6 billion deal (DIS, SBGI) Lindsey Wasson/Getty Images Sports Disney is selling 21 of the 22 regional sports networks it acquired from 21st Century Fox. Sinclair agreed to buy the networks in a deal valued at $10.6 billion, the companies said on Friday. Disney had to divest ...
04:00, 05/04/2019

'Trade deal trauma' sees investors pull $20 billion from stocks in a week Investors pulled more than $20.5 billion from global equities in the past week, showing the impact of trade tensions between the U.S. and China on confidence in financial markets....
13:00, 05/10/2019

President Trump Keeps Quoting a Misleading $91 Billion Figure for Puerto Rico Aid. Here Are the Facts President Donald Trump is sticking to his claim that Congress gave Puerto Rico $91 billion in aid money and that, therefore, the island should be “very happy” and stop asking for more. But his claim is misleading, asserting that the islan...
00:39, 05/07/2019

This Hubble wide-view image shows 265,000 galaxies going back 13.3 billion years This new wide-view image of the distant universe by NASA and the ESA’s Hubble Space Telescope shows 265,000 galaxies.        ...
23:00, 05/02/2019

You can build a billion-dollar unicorn and still go on maternity leave. These female CEOs prove it Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman is out on maternity leave, and 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki's due date is nearing. These female leaders of 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 start-ups are offering broad family-leave benefits to employees....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Distant object at edge of Solar System is an ancient fragment from 4.5 billion years ago It's a rather uninspiring object, with no moons, rings or dust clouds in orbit around it; nor is there any evidence of an atmosphere.        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Trump Seeks Extra $1.6 Billion In NASA Spending To Send Americans To Moon The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by......
11:52, 05/14/2019

Jersey's $11 billion tax break plan spurs outrage over possible cronyism, marginal benefits An $11 billion economic development program in New Jersey is coming under new scrutiny amid questions over whether lucrative tax breaks meant to attract businesses barely benefited the state....
18:13, 05/02/2019

Shaving upstart Harry's is selling for $1.37 billion to the company that owns Schick razors Edgewell Personal Care, the owner of Schick and Wilkinson razor brands, plans to buy U.S.-based shaving startup Harry's for $1.37 billion in a cash-and-stock deal....
21:13, 05/09/2019

A start-up trying to usurp Western Union and shake up the $689 billion money transfer market Western Union isn't panicked, but the delivery of money around the world is being upended, says CEO of upstart TransferWise. It broke into the market $689 billion market in 2011 and unlike many start-ups is already profitable....
21:52, 05/18/2019

How Stormi Webster Is Helping Kylie Jenner Expand Her Billion-Dollar Empire It's never too early to introduce your children to the business world. Long before Kylie Jenner welcomed her first child with Travis Scott, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star......
00:00, 05/15/2019

Exclusive: Advent readies new $2.2 billion Latam private equity fund - sources U.S. private equity firm Advent International Corp is preparing to launch a $2.2 billion fund to invest in Latin American companies, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending to return to moon by 2024 The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a "down payment" to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
07:26, 05/14/2019

Pentagon Shifts $1.5 Billion to Border Wall From Afghan War Budget and Other Military Projects The newest shift in money is in addition to the $1 billion that the Defense Department transferred to wall construction in March from the Army’s personnel budget....
00:39, 05/11/2019

History Lesson: Sen. Elizabeth Warren Breaks Down Why Her $50 Billion Plan to Fund HBCUs Is Very Necessary Last week, 2020 presidential candidate and U.S Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) outlined a radical education plan that addresses the racial and socioeconomic disparities in our higher education system. Her plan includes tuition and non-tuition-related...
18:52, 05/02/2019

Mitsubishi plans $1.4 billion rescue for plant engineering firm Chiyoda: Nikkei Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp and MUFG Bank plan to rescue plant engineering company Chiyoda Corp with a $1.4 billion lifeline, betting on a turnaround fueled by greater LNG demand, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday....
05:13, 05/06/2019

Tesla ends 'Spartan diet,' seeks up to $2.3 billion from share, debt issues Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in sales and build new product lines....
19:39, 05/02/2019

President Trump Is Spending $20 Billion on an Aircraft Carrier. The Navy Wanted That Money for Cybersecurity In March, a report to the Secretary of the Navy warned that the service is preparing for the wrong war, one fought not with bombs and artillery but with terabytes and artificial intelligence. “We find the Department of the Navy preparing to win...
04:52, 05/03/2019

China's CATL signs multi-billion-dollar battery supply deal with Volvo China's top battery maker, Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL), said it had signed a multi-billion dollar battery supply deal with Volvo Car Group....
19:52, 05/15/2019

Imran Khan Calls High-Level Meeting To Discuss $6 Billion Bailout Package Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday summoned a high-level meeting to discuss the country's $6 billion loan agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) which was finalized following......
23:00, 05/13/2019

Anti-trust watchdog blocks $11 billion merger of Vodafone's Australian business with TPG Telecom Australia's anti-trust regulator blocked a A$15 billion ($11 billion) merger between TPG Telecom and Vodafone's Australian joint venture on competition grounds on Wednesday, knocking shares in the firms involved....
16:26, 05/08/2019

SoftBank Group unveils stock split, rakes in $3.8 billion gain on Uber stake Japan's SoftBank Group Corp announced a stock split while keeping the per-share dividend unchanged for the year, effectively doubling its shareholder payout, as it also reported a $3.8 billion valuation gain on its stake in Uber....
14:39, 05/09/2019

Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren unveils $100 billion plan to combat the opioid epidemic Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren and House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday unveiled a $100 billion proposal to tackle the ongoing opioid epidemic in the United States....
17:52, 05/08/2019

House Passes $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill Despite Trump Opposition to Funding for Puerto Rico (WASHINGTON) — The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases, as Democrats try to dislodge the legislation from...
02:26, 05/11/2019

Nestle revamp advances with $10 billion sale of skin health unit to buyout funds Nestle has entered exclusive talks to sell its skin health business to a consortium led by EQT Partners for 10.2 billion Swiss francs ($10.12 billion), as the food group shifts its portfolio in response to changing consumer demands....
14:39, 05/16/2019

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended Wednesday, according to data released by......
01:52, 05/17/2019

Iraq close to signing $53 billion deal with Exxon, PetroChina; denies Iran link Iraq is close to signing a $53 billion, 30-year energy agreement with Exxon Mobil and PetroChina, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday, denying any link between the mega-project and U.S. permission for Iraq to do business with Iran....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Trump’s tariff increase on $200 billion in Chinese imports takes effect, heightening US tensions with Beijing BEIJING (AP) — Trump’s tariff increase on $200 billion in Chinese imports takes effect, heightening US tensions with Beijing....
07:39, 05/10/2019

Beam Park in Dagenham: the £1 billion regeneration zone with thousands of new homes planned for first-time buyers By 2030 more than 3,000 new homes will have been built on a 720-acre site beside the River Beam in deepest east London. And half of them will be aimed at cash-strapped first-time buyers....
07:26, 05/16/2019

China slaps tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. imports, but Donald Trump insists U.S. is well-positioned in trade fight The new duties, announced Monday, will take effect on June 1, escalating a trade war as negotiations between the two countries have stalled.        ...
02:26, 05/14/2019

The military says it needs nearly $10 billion to fix storm-ravaged bases, but the White House still hasn't asked Congress for the money Associated Press Tyndall and Offutt Air Force Bases and Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune took major damage from storms in 2017 and 2018. The services have said they need nearly $10 billion to repair those facilities and others, but the White House sti...
00:13, 05/14/2019