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Euronet Worldwide trumps Ant Financial's offer to buy MoneyGram

The $15.20 per share purchase price is a 15% premium over Ant Financial's bid and a 20% premium over MoneyGram's closing price yesterday. In January Ant Finan...


NYC Blasts Verizon for Broken Cable Promises

After several attempts to settle the dispute, New York City made a decision to take legal action against its main telecommunications company. FiOS was suppo...


Why your low credit score may soon get a boost

In a move that is likely to boost many people's credit scores, all three major US personal credit monitoring firms are going to remove tax liens and civil judgm...


Jared Kushner's China Deal Nets Trump's Son-In-Law $400 Million

This deal will also make a mortgage that is already owned by the Kushners to reduce its price to one-fifth of the original. The joint venture will refinance the...


Paychex named a 2017 World's Most Ethical Company

Milliken said Monday in a news release that the company has been recognized with the same title for the past 11 years, every year since the award was first give...


The city with the best quality of living in South Africa

All of them beat the highest-ranked USA cities: San Francisco (29), Boston (35), Honolulu (36) and NY (44). Singapore topped the city infrastructure ranking, fo...


South Australia state govt says to build new gas power plant

Power prices will come down under a South Australian plan to invest in a huge battery to store renewable energy, Premier Jay Weatherill says. AGL said it was ...


Toshiba plans to sell U.S. nuclear unit

Last month, Toshiba announced that it would post a ¥700 billion impairment loss tied to Westinghouse as construction delays for AP1000 modular reactors in Geo...


China economy starts 2017 on strong footing, economists say

Meanwhile, annual growth in retail sales slowed to 9.5 percent in the January to February period from 10.9 percent in December. China, the world's top steel p...


Three of the Big 4 poised for petrol price war

The move was initiated by Asda, which announced on Monday that it would drop the price of fuel by up to 2ppl, bringing prices down to a new national price cap o...


Stock Alert: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)

Minority shareholders will be offered 2 euros ($2.13) a share to sell their stake to Walt Disney - a 67 percent premium to Euro Disney's share price on Feb 9,...


California joins states challenging Trump's travel ban

And hours after the man filed his complaint in Madison, Judge William Conley, chief judge of the federal court in Wisconsin's western district, issued a te...


Tillerson's email alias was prompted by business needs, Exxon says

Exxon is seeking to derail probes by NY and MA into whether the company misled investors for years about the possible impact of climate change on its business...


Germany proposes hefty hate speech fines for social media companies

Justice Minister Heiko Maas, a member of the centre-left Social Democratic Party, upper the pressure on Facebook and Twitter by proposing huge financial penalti...


California cop brutally beating man on video draws criticism of excessive force

Friday after police received a 911 call from gas station attendants reporting the man was acting "crazy", according to media reports. A video of the inciden...


The Fed Must Raise Rates This Week, Or Risk A Market Shock

They got greedy, and so did many consumers. While Trump was personally critical of Yellen during the presidential campaign, accusing her of favouring low rate...


A Split Decision for Neiman Marcus Debt Holders

For the second quarter ended January 28, 2017, total revenues decreased 6.1% from $1.49 billion the same period previous year to $1.40 billion. How do you sep...


Here Are The Vegas Favorites To Win The 2017 NCAA Tournament

The Blue Devils battle No. 15 Troy as big 19-point favourites on Friday night, but have been bounced from the Big Dance in their tournament opener in two of the...


New Analyst Ratings On H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB)

The Stock Market opened sessions at 23.37 and closed at 23.73. H&R Block Inc .is a diversified company involved in tax return preparation, electronic filing ...


Wood Group agrees takeover of rival Amec Foster Wheeler

Under the terms of the all-share transaction, Amec shareholders would hold 44 per cent of the new entity, with the offer price of 564p representing a 15 per cen...


BJP artificially created majority in Manipur, Governor to be blamed Congress

After securing the support of 32 MLAs, a delegation team consisting of BJP and its allies met Manipur governor Najma Heptullah and staked their claim to form th...


John Oliver explains how the American Health Care Act works

Those hit the hardest who stand to lose $5,000 or more under the new plan ironically are a group that voted for President Donald Trump by a huge margin . Olive...


Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM) Reviewed By Analysts

FPO has been the subject of a number of other research reports. 05/01/2015 - Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. was downgraded to "sell" by analysts at Zacks. Physician...


SSE to raise domestic electricity prices

EDF customers got an 8.4 per cent rise for electricity and a 5.2 per cent cut to gas prices, giving those on dual fuel plans an average rise of 1.2 per cent. A ...


Pence Defends GOP Health Care Plan In Ky., Where Obamacare Had Success

One problem: Republican Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, who will be with Pence on Saturday, will be proof of the difficulties the Trump administration may face in sel...


Wood Group, Amec Foster Wheeler to combine

Amec shares rose 13%, or 63.3p, to 552p and Wood Group shares were up 5.25%, rising 39.5p to 791.5p, as shareholders cheered the deal. The company has ascri...


Robust jobs report sign of good times, at long last

During those years, any slight shift in sentiment about when the Fed might begin raising rates - a step that would lead eventually to higher loan rates for cons...


Unemployment Rate Continues To Decrease In Arkansas

The agency's revisions added almost 0.8 percentage points, or more than a third higher, to the 2.2 percent it initially reported based on monthly surveys. Sou...


Gander Mountain closing North Carolina stores

Outdoor sports retailer Gander Mountain has filed for bankruptcy and will be closing several stores. Gander Mountain is closing 32 stores nationwide over ...


Iceland ending capital controls imposed after 2008 financial crisis

The changes will affect individuals, companies and pension funds. Over the past year, Iceland's government and central bank have been lifting controls through...


Vodafone to create 2100 jobs as part of £2bn investment programme

The company also said its third-party customer service partners will create nearly 600 new jobs in Newcastle, nearly 200 new roles in the west of Scotland and 1...


Hung Assembly in Manipur, Cong emerges single largest party

A group of Congress legislators in Goa were "upset" and blamed the party's top leadership for the failure to form the government in the coastal state despite em...


Philippines and communist rebels agree to resume peace talks

The fifth round will happen in June. Norway, which has been brokering the negotiations, hosted two days of informal talks in the Netherlands that led to a decis...


Bus plows into crowd in Haiti, killing at least 38

Parades featuring Rara musicians, who perform with traditional instruments and are often joined by their audience, are common at this time of year as the coun...


United Kingdom builder Bovis in talks with Galliford Try after rejecting bids

While land is not now hard to come by for most housebuilders, acquiring such an extensive holding at a potential discount, thanks to Bovis' struggling share p...