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10 Things To Do Now For A Better Summer

published about 2 hours ago
10 Things To Do Now For A Better Summer
Set up your home for easy cleaning and cooking, and get ready for those trips to the beach

Apple issues temporary workaround for iPhone crashing Messages bug

published about 2 hours ago
Apple issues temporary workaround for iPhone crashing Messages bug
The company is working on a fix, but in the meantime, there are steps you can take to mitigate the problem.

Exclusive: European rescue fund struggling with low returns

published about 2 hours ago
Exclusive: European rescue fund struggling with low returns
By Matthias Sobolewski BERLIN (Reuters) - Europe's rescue fund is seeking to revise its investment guidelines to allow it to buy lower-rated debt as it grapples with record low interest rates, according to documents from the so-called ESM and German finance ministry seen by Reuters. At the end of March, more than half of the ESM's paid-in capital of 80 billion euros ($87.6 billion) was invested in assets with negative yields, the document from the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) showed. ... more

Budget data to give clues to PM Narendra Modi's capex promise

published about 2 hours ago
Modi, who has completed one year in power this week, managed to hit a budget deficit goal of 3.9 per cent of GDP in the fiscal year to March.


Switzerland's Economy Shrinks

published about 3 hours ago
Switzerland's Economy Shrinks
Switzerland’s economy contracted for the first time in 4½ years in the first quarter as the strength of the Swiss franc hit foreign demand for ... more

Data Giant Equinix to Acquire Telecity

published about 4 hours ago
Data Giant Equinix to Acquire Telecity
U.S. data center operator giant Equinix won a scramble to acquire U.K.-based peer Telecity Group in a cash and share offer worth $3.60 billion.

Class of 2015 Is Summa Cum Lucky in the Job Market

published about 9 hours ago
These college grads are blessed with a jobless rate below the average of the past 40 years, foretelling higher wages in the years ahead.

Scandal in World Soccer Pressures Sponsors

published about 10 hours ago
Scandal in World Soccer Pressures Sponsors
The indictments alleging corruption among FIFA officials leave corporate sponsors facing dilemma of whether to back away from the powerful marketing outlet of the world’s ... more

GameStop Results Boosted by New Software Sales

published about 10 hours ago
GameStop Results Boosted by New Software Sales
GameStop reported a better-than-expected 8.5% increase in quarterly earnings, boosted in part by strong sales of new videogames.
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With Broadcom exit, headquarters flight from Southern California continues

published less than 1 hour ago
With Broadcom exit, headquarters flight from Southern California continues
Irvine chip maker Broadcom Corp. is the latest of many corporate headquarters to exit Southern California, leaving the business community puzzling over the causes and ... more

Softcat preps for IPO, closes in on brokers

published about 1 hour ago
Credit Suisse, Jefferies tipped to run the process for reseller juggernaut Softcat is preparing the groundwork for its flotation on the London Stock Exchange with ... more

Broadcom's co-founders built a behemoth as a formidable team

published about 9 hours ago
Broadcom's co-founders built a behemoth as a formidable team
The Broadcom tale of the two Henrys is a study in contrasts: one man deliberate and reserved, the other anything but.

Avago to buy Broadcom in $37-billion deal

published about 9 hours ago
Avago to buy Broadcom in $37-billion deal
Long before Snapchat or Silicon Beach were ideas, chip maker Broadcom Corp. grew from its roots in a Santa Monica condominium into a 10,000-worker powerhouse ... more

Google to store an unlimited number of photos and videos for free

published about 14 hours ago
Google to store an unlimited number of photos and videos for free
Google wants you to know you can snap and shoot with abandon.

Futures flat ahead of growth data

published less than 1 hour ago
Futures flat ahead of growth data
(Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a flat start for Canada's main stock index on Friday ahead of the release of gross domestic product data ... more

Nigerian economy in "deep trouble", Buhari says

published less than 1 hour ago
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's economy is in "deep trouble" and needs careful management to overcome the impact of low oil prices, slowing growth, high unemployment ... more

Nigeria starts new chapter as Buhari sworn in

published less than 1 hour ago
Nigeria starts new chapter as Buhari sworn in
By Julia Payne ABUJA (Reuters) - Three decades after he first came to power in a military coup, Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in on Friday ... more

Swiss economy shrinks 0.2% as exchange rate swing hits exports

published about 1 hour ago
Swiss economy shrinks 0.2% as exchange rate swing hits exports
The Swiss economy contracted by 0.2 percent in the first quarter of this year, the national statistics agency said Friday, with some analysts forecasting a ... more

Tokyo investors eye US data next week

published about 2 hours ago
Tokyo investors eye US data next week
US manufacturing and jobs data will be among the key trading cues for Tokyo investors next week after growth data for the world's number one ... more

Your Money Adviser: Appeal of Savings Bonds Wanes in Ultralow Interest Environment

published about 15 hours ago
With Series I savings bonds currently earning zero percent interest, even a Treasury official acknowledges that little is there to motivate a purchase.

Borrowing to Replenish Depleted Pensions

published 1 day ago
Borrowing to Replenish Depleted Pensions
Cities and states facing ballooning obligations in public workers’ retirement plans are finding increasing appeal in an arbitrage play in the bond markets.

Sketch Guy: With Short-Term Goals, Go for a Bird in the Hand

published 2 days ago
Sketch Guy: With Short-Term Goals, Go for a Bird in the Hand
The return on an investment is not nearly as important as having the money there when it’s needed, a financial planner writes.

Strategies: Scoping Out a Phantom Recession

published Sat, May 23 2015 11:18 GMT
Strategies: Scoping Out a Phantom Recession
The Economic Cycle Research Institute, which had predicted a recession for 2011-12, recently acknowledged it was wrong — but not by much.

The Haggler: Hey, Driver: Hang Up the Phone, Turn Off the TV and Step on It

published Sat, May 23 2015 10:36 GMT
The Haggler: Hey, Driver: Hang Up the Phone, Turn Off the TV and Step on It
A fan of yellow taxis gives New York cabbies a few reasons Uber is mopping the road with them.