Business

Trending stories

More

Latest stories

2m
Daily Herald
Oprah's old Chicago offices being cleared for McDonald'sCHICAGO -- Demolition of the former home of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" is underwa
Oprah's old Chicago offices being cleared for McDonald's
Daily Herald / Posted 2 minutes ago
CHICAGO -- Demolition of the former home of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" is underway on Chicago's West Side to make way for the new headquarters of McDonald's Corp. Harpo ended production at the studio last year, after developer Sterling Bay bought the... Read more
3m
San Francisco Chronicle
It's time to take a serious look at Tim Cook's leadership of AppleJustin Sullivan/Getty Images On August 24, 2011, Tim Cook took over from Steve
It's time to take a serious look at Tim Cook's leadership of Apple
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 minutes ago
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images On August 24, 2011, Tim Cook took over from Steve Jobs as the permanent CEO of Apple. He's been in charge ever since. So how's he doing after five years? Apple's earnings report for the quarter that ended on June 30... Read more
3m
San Francisco Chronicle
Here's what Jack Dorsey said about selling Twitter (TWTR)Twitter's business is struggling, and its stock price has been pummeled, erasin
Here's what Jack Dorsey said about selling Twitter (TWTR)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 minutes ago
Twitter's business is struggling, and its stock price has been pummeled, erasing billions of dollars in market value. With the current spree of tech acquisitions, highlighted by Verizon's $5 billion deal to buy Yahoo earlier this week, speculation... Read more
8m
Adelaide Now
Plan calls for denser, bigger AucklandAuckland's houses will grow upwards but the city's boundaries aren't coming dow
Plan calls for denser, bigger Auckland
Adelaide Now / Posted 8 minutes ago
Auckland's houses will grow upwards but the city's boundaries aren't coming down, according to the proposal for the city's long-term planning rulebook. Auckland Council on Wednesday revealed the recommendations it's been given about the layout of... Read more
4 related stories
8m
Adelaide Now
Dollar drops after inflation resultThe Australian dollar is weaker after the release of figures that showed inflat
Dollar drops after inflation result
Adelaide Now / Posted 8 minutes ago
The Australian dollar is weaker after the release of figures that showed inflation is running at its lowest annual rate since 1999. The local currency was trading at 75.00 US cents at 1234 AEST, down from 75.16 US cents on Tuesday. The Australian... Read more
11 related stories
8m
iol.co.za
Gordhan: SA likely to avoid recession in 2016Last week, the central bank said it now expected the economy to remain stagnant
Gordhan: SA likely to avoid recession in 2016
iol.co.za / Posted 8 minutes ago
Last week, the central bank said it now expected the economy to remain stagnant in 2016, compared with the 0.6 percent growth predicted in May. The International Monetary Fund has also slashed its own forecast to 0.1 percent. “We're unlikely to... Read more
9m
WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Hearing set to focus on Start-Up NYBUFFALO, NY - A program supposed to bring jobs and spur the New York economy ha
Hearing set to focus on Start-Up NY
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 9 minutes ago
BUFFALO, NY - A program supposed to bring jobs and spur the New York economy has a lot of question marks. Assemblyman Robin Schimminger (D-Kenmore) is eager for a hearing next week to find out why Start-Up NY isn't living up to... Read more
13m
Herald Sun
Plan calls for denser, bigger AucklandAuckland's houses will grow upwards but the city's boundaries aren't coming dow
Plan calls for denser, bigger Auckland
Herald Sun / Posted 13 minutes ago
Auckland's houses will grow upwards but the city's boundaries aren't coming down, according to the proposal for the city's long-term planning rulebook. Auckland Council on Wednesday revealed the recommendations it's been given about the layout of... Read more
4 related stories
13m
Herald Sun
Dollar drops after inflation resultThe Australian dollar is weaker after the release of figures that showed inflat
Dollar drops after inflation result
Herald Sun / Posted 13 minutes ago
The Australian dollar is weaker after the release of figures that showed inflation is running at its lowest annual rate since 1999. The local currency was trading at 75.00 US cents at 1234 AEST, down from 75.16 US cents on Tuesday. The Australian... Read more
11 related stories
13m
Weekly Times
Plan calls for denser, bigger AucklandAuckland's houses will grow upwards but the city's boundaries aren't coming dow
Plan calls for denser, bigger Auckland
Weekly Times / Posted 13 minutes ago
Auckland's houses will grow upwards but the city's boundaries aren't coming down, according to the proposal for the city's long-term planning rulebook. Auckland Council on Wednesday revealed the recommendations it's been given about the layout of... Read more
4 related stories
13m
Weekly Times
Dollar drops after inflation resultThe Australian dollar is weaker after the release of figures that showed inflat
Dollar drops after inflation result
Weekly Times / Posted 13 minutes ago
The Australian dollar is weaker after the release of figures that showed inflation is running at its lowest annual rate since 1999. The local currency was trading at 75.00 US cents at 1234 AEST, down from 75.16 US cents on Tuesday. The Australian... Read more
11 related stories
13m
FOX 2 News St. Louis
Where you live may dictate your property tax rateST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) - You Paid For It discovers residents paying high p
Where you live may dictate your property tax rate
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 13 minutes ago
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) - You Paid For It discovers residents paying high property taxes while schools are being squeezed. I discovered residents living in some of the areas with the better school districts are paying the lowest property tax... Read more
14m
New Zealand's National Business Review
Marcus Pearson Appointed Country Head of Marsh NZThis is a supplied media release Marsh, a leading insurance broker and risk ad
Marcus Pearson Appointed Country Head of Marsh NZ
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 14 minutes ago
This is a supplied media release Marsh, a leading insurance broker and risk advisor, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC), announced today that it has appointed Marcus Pearson as Country Head of New Zealand,... Read more
14m
The Courier Mail
Plan calls for denser, bigger AucklandAuckland's houses will grow upwards but the city's boundaries aren't coming dow
Plan calls for denser, bigger Auckland
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 minutes ago
Auckland's houses will grow upwards but the city's boundaries aren't coming down, according to the proposal for the city's long-term planning rulebook. Auckland Council on Wednesday revealed the recommendations it's been given about the layout of... Read more
4 related stories
14m
The Courier Mail
Dollar drops after inflation resultThe Australian dollar is weaker after the release of figures that showed inflat
Dollar drops after inflation result
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 minutes ago
The Australian dollar is weaker after the release of figures that showed inflation is running at its lowest annual rate since 1999. The local currency was trading at 75.00 US cents at 1234 AEST, down from 75.16 US cents on Tuesday. The Australian... Read more
11 related stories
14m
Scoop.co.nz
Predator-Free New Zealand Critical to Dairy Industry Fonterra has welcomed the Government’s goal of New Zealand becoming predator
Predator-Free New Zealand Critical to Dairy Industry
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 minutes ago
Fonterra has welcomed the Government’s goal of New Zealand becoming predator free by 2050.“This is a hugely significant goal, and one that the dairy industry shares,” said Carolyn Mortland,... Read more
14m
Scoop.co.nz
Marcus Pearson Appointed Country Head of Marsh New ZealandWednesday, 27 July 2016, 2:57 pmPress Release: Marsh Pearson Will Also Oversee
Marcus Pearson Appointed Country Head of Marsh New Zealand
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 minutes ago
Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 2:57 pmPress Release: Marsh Pearson Will Also Oversee Marsh Fiji Sydney, 27 July, 2016 – Marsh, a leading... Read more
14m
Scoop.co.nz
Commercial property’s Rising StarWednesday, 27 July 2016, 2:34 pmPress Release: Harcourts Rebecca Hilliar of NAI
Commercial property’s Rising Star
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 minutes ago
Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 2:34 pmPress Release: Harcourts Rebecca Hilliar of NAI Harcourts Hamilton Commercial has been recognised as New Zealand’s most promising commercial and... Read more
14m
Scoop.co.nz
Harcourts’ excellence celebrated at real estate awardsWednesday, 27 July 2016, 2:55 pmPress Release: Harcourts 27 July 2016The best o
Harcourts’ excellence celebrated at real estate awards
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 minutes ago
Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 2:55 pmPress Release: Harcourts 27 July 2016The best of the best in Harcourts NZ was celebrated at the REINZ Awards... Read more
14m
Scoop.co.nz
Comprehensive Victory in Unitary Plan "Taniwha Tax" CampaignNew Zealand's grassroots campaign for lower taxes and less government waste Th
Comprehensive Victory in Unitary Plan "Taniwha Tax" Campaign
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 minutes ago
New Zealand's grassroots campaign for lower taxes and less government waste The New Zealand Taxpayers' Union is an independent activist group, dedicated to being the voice for Kiwi taxpayers in the corridors of power. It's here to fight government... Read more
2 related stories
15m
CNBC
Oil dips to remain near 3-month lows as headwinds persistOil prices dipped in Asian trading on Wednesday as plentiful supplies and slowi
Oil dips to remain near 3-month lows as headwinds persist
CNBC / Posted 15 minutes ago
Oil prices dipped in Asian trading on Wednesday as plentiful supplies and slowing economic growth weighed on markets, although some analysts said that the current downtrend would be modest and see a recovery later this year. Brent hit $44.14 the... Read more
43 related stories
15m
Reuters
Samsonite says shareholders back Tumi deal, completion in early AugustThe logo of Tumi is seen in a shop in downtown Rome, Italy March 4, 2016. A de
Samsonite says shareholders back Tumi deal, completion in early August
Reuters / Posted 15 minutes ago
The logo of Tumi is seen in a shop in downtown Rome, Italy March 4, 2016. A detail of a Samsonite bag is seen in a shop in downtown Rome, Italy March 4, 2016. HONG KONG Samsonite International S.A. (1910.HK) said its shareholders have approved its... Read more
15m
Swissinfo
Bank Capital Fight Makes Japan, EU Allies Against U.S. Clampdown(Bloomberg) -- Bank regulators from Tokyo to Frankfurt are joining forces to re
Bank Capital Fight Makes Japan, EU Allies Against U.S. Clampdown
Swissinfo / Posted 15 minutes ago
(Bloomberg) -- Bank regulators from Tokyo to Frankfurt are joining forces to resist a U.S.-backed push for stiffer capital rules that could heap billions of dollars of new requirements on lenders. Highlighting the stakes, top regulators from Europe,... Read more
15m
Reuters
China faces extreme difficulties reducing overcapacity: state plannerBEIJING China faces extreme difficulties as it tries to reduce industrial overc
China faces extreme difficulties reducing overcapacity: state planner
Reuters / Posted 15 minutes ago
BEIJING China faces extreme difficulties as it tries to reduce industrial overcapacity, the country's state planner said in a statement on its website on Wednesday. The closure of zombie firms is a priority for industrial restructuring, the... Read more
15m
Reuters
Australia's major banks team up to challenge Apple on mobile payments appsA pedestrian passes a National Australia Bank sign in Sydney's central business
Australia's major banks team up to challenge Apple on mobile payments apps
Reuters / Posted 15 minutes ago
A pedestrian passes a National Australia Bank sign in Sydney's central business district April 16, 2004. A man leaves the Commonwealth Bank of Australia building in central Sydney August 14, 2013. Pedestrians walk past a logo of the Westpac Bank... Read more
16m
KRCR TV Redding
Water rates could be increasing in city of Shasta LakeThe city proposed an approximate 27% increase in water rates could take effect
Water rates could be increasing in city of Shasta Lake
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 16 minutes ago
The city proposed an approximate 27% increase in water rates could take effect starting October 1 if they do not receive protest ballots of over half the residents by August 2. The City of Shasta Lake Manager John Duckett said that because of... Read more
16m
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Green is the new black in the bonds market as environmental financing surgesGreen bonds the new black in the market as environmental financing surges The
Green is the new black in the bonds market as environmental financing surges
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 minutes ago
Green bonds the new black in the market as environmental financing surges The environmentally sensitive shoots developing in the global bonds market appear to be heading for a serious growth spurt with another record quarter of "green bonds"... Read more
19m
Otago Daily Times
Greens want house prices to fall by 50%Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei says her party wants house prices to fall b
Greens want house prices to fall by 50%
Otago Daily Times / Posted 19 minutes ago
Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei says her party wants house prices to fall by 50% over 10 to 15 years. She is the first party leader to explicitly call for a fall in house prices. National and Labour say they want more affordable housing, but... Read more
22m
The Age
Striking staff picket Coles warehousesHundreds of workers at Coles supermarkets' cold storage warehouse in Victoria h
Striking staff picket Coles warehouses
The Age / Posted 22 minutes ago
Hundreds of workers at Coles supermarkets' cold storage warehouse in Victoria have walked off the job indefinitely, threatening to disrupt the supply of meat, dairy and fresh produce in stores statewide. Wednesday morning's mass walkout has forced a... Read more
23m
TribLIVE
Feds say $5M taken in NYC bank heists | TribLIVE NEW YORK — Bank burglars reminded New York's top police official
Feds say $5M taken in NYC bank heists
TribLIVE / Posted 23 minutes ago
| TribLIVE NEW YORK — Bank burglars reminded New York's top police official of a Hollywood movie as they pulled off two nighttime heists, snatching about $5 million in... Read more
35 related stories
More