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BNP executive tipped as front-runner to head Bank of France

published about 3 hours ago
BNP executive tipped as front-runner to head Bank of France
Top BNP Paribas banker Francois Villeroy de Galhau emerged as a possible candidate to replace the retiring governor of the Bank of France on Tuesday as he was named to lead a new state-sponsored investment drive. The naming of Villeroy de Galhau to a French public service role could help allay any domestic political objections further down the line to the Socialist government picking a commercial banker to replace Christian Noyer when he retires this year. Yet daily Les Echos ... more

Even Dr. Oz's Boss Thinks He's 'Full Of [It]'

published about 3 hours ago
Even Dr. Oz's Boss Thinks He's 'Full Of [It]'
It hasn't been a good week for Dr. Mehmet Oz, the popular TV host and self-styled "America's doctor."

Profits up at Kerrygold firm

published about 3 hours ago
Profits up at Kerrygold firm
Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products today announced a 23% rise in profit before tax in 2014.

​OnePlus ditches unpopular invite system for now, but will bring it back for OnePlus 2

published about 3 hours ago
​OnePlus ditches unpopular invite system for now, but will bring it back for OnePlus 2
Some buyers might hate OnePlus' invite-only system for buying devices, but the company says it wouldn't be here without it - and it'll definitely use it for the new OnePlus 2.

Former Obama aide Johanna Maska is joining L.A. Times as marketing VP

published about 3 hours ago
Former Obama aide Johanna Maska is joining L.A. Times as marketing VP
Johanna Maska, who served in various high-level roles at the White House under President Obama, is joining the Los Angeles Times as vice president of marketing and communications.


China Resources Sells Assets to Brew Success for Snow Beer

published about 3 hours ago
China Resources Sells Assets to Brew Success for Snow Beer
China Resources Enterprise says it is slimming down its holdings so it can focus on its top-selling beer brand.

SAP Profit Plunges 23%

published about 3 hours ago
German business-software provider SAP posted a net profit decline of 23% for the first quarter as it makes the transition to cloud technology.

Indonesia Prohibition Threat Stalls Investment, Multi Bintang Says

published about 3 hours ago
Indonesia Prohibition Threat Stalls Investment, Multi Bintang Says
The head of one of Indonesia’s biggest beer producers says that a ban on the sale of alcohol at minimarts could derail millions in allocated ... more

Chip Designer ARM's Profit Rises 36%

published about 4 hours ago
Chip Designer ARM's Profit Rises 36%
Chip designer ARM reported a 36% rise in first-quarter net profit on strong demand for its technology in smartphones and tablets.

Canon Ready to Snap Up Deal

published about 7 hours ago
Canon Ready to Snap Up Deal
Canon aims to spend another $3 billion to buy a company in a growth sector—possibly a firm in the area of disposable medical goods.
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Finance Explorer

published about 6 hours ago
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FileFort Backup Software

published about 6 hours ago
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Medical marijuana ordering app Nugg launched with unusual funding source

published about 14 hours ago
Medical marijuana ordering app Nugg launched with unusual funding source
Starting at 4:20 p.m. Monday, patients in Los Angeles and Orange counties will be able to order medical marijuana and schedule deliveries or pickups through ... more

IBM feathers mattress with System z cash – but it's still losing sleep

published about 15 hours ago
Yep, it's quarter number 12 of revenue decline IBM weathered a tough first three months of its fiscal 2015, reporting its twelfth successive quarter of ... more

Web advertising giant (Google) to spew ads over web – using HTTPS

published about 17 hours ago
Pledge to SSL billboards by summer Google has vowed to serve ads over HTTPS from its massive advertising network.…

TPP free-trade deal far away despite US, Japan urgency: analysts

published about 2 hours ago
TPP free-trade deal far away despite US, Japan urgency: analysts
Japan and the US emerged from marathon talks on a Pacific-wide free trade area claiming to be within reach of a deal Tuesday, but analysts ... more

German investor sentiment edges down on global fears

published about 2 hours ago
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German investor optimism unexpectedly fell in April after five months of increases due to fears about the global economy.

Luxury car party over in China as growth slows, graft drive bites

published about 3 hours ago
Luxury car party over in China as growth slows, graft drive bites
When Italian luxury carmaker Maserati entered China a decade ago, with a brand virtually unknown to Chinese customers, it sold fewer than 40 vehicles its ... more

World stocks rally on China measures, earnings

published about 3 hours ago
World stocks rally on China measures, earnings
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets rallied Tuesday, boosted by investor optimism over recent stimulus efforts, market reform measures in China and quarterly earnings ... more

Barring economic slump, Europe's populists may be peaking

published about 3 hours ago
By Paul Taylor BRUSSELS (Reuters) - It may sound counter-intuitive after the Euroskeptic Finns Party grabbed second place in Finland's general election, but a surge ... more

Your Money: Identity Theft Poses Extra Troubles for Children

published Fri, Apr 17 2015 12:45 GMT
Your Money: Identity Theft Poses Extra Troubles for Children
Children’s credit records are clean, and they don’t check their credit reports, two conditions data thieves take advantage of.

Retiring: More Older Adults Are Becoming Inventors

published Fri, Apr 17 2015 09:50 GMT
Retiring: More Older Adults Are Becoming Inventors
Whether as volunteers or for profit, older adults are finding time to solve everyday problems.

Your Money Adviser: Banking on Apple Watch Will Be Limited, for Now

published Fri, Apr 17 2015 09:07 GMT
Apps will allow users to peek at their balance and recent activity, but not to to pay bills or make deposits.

Wealth Matters: Gritty Details Are Behind the Glitter at Fund-Raising Galas

published Fri, Apr 17 2015 07:24 GMT
Wealth Matters: Gritty Details Are Behind the Glitter at Fund-Raising Galas
The people who organize these benefits attend to details like ordering special meals for attendees, and managing egos.

House Votes to Repeal Estate Tax

published Thu, Apr 16 2015 15:42 GMT
President Obama criticized the measure, calling it a giveaway to the nation’s wealthiest families.