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  • EU starts in-depth probe of Bayer, Monsanto deal - Reuters August 22, 2017
    ReutersEU starts in-depth probe of Bayer, Monsanto dealReutersBRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Commission has started an in-depth investigation of Bayer's planned $66 billion takeover of U.S. seeds group Monsanto, saying it was worried about competition in various pesticide and seeds markets.Bayer Faces In-Depth EU Review of $66 Billion Monsanto DealBloombergBayer-Monsanto Deal Faces Deeper Scrutiny in […]
  • Trump administration denies coal exec Bob Murray's request to keep power plants open - Washington Examiner August 22, 2017
    Christian Science MonitorTrump administration denies coal exec Bob Murray's request to keep power plants openWashington ExaminerThe Trump administration denied a request by Appalachian coal mining magnate Bob Murray to keep coal power plants from closing even if they go bankrupt. The Energy Department's authority to issue must-run orders are typically reserved for when the flow ...Is […]
  • UPDATE 3-UK lender Provident plunges on profit warning, CEO goes - Reuters August 22, 2017
    The TimesUPDATE 3-UK lender Provident plunges on profit warning, CEO goesReutersAug 22 (Reuters) - Provident Financial had almost 2 billion pounds ($2.6 billion) wiped off its market value after its second profit warning in quick succession prompted the departure of CEO Peter Crook and suspension of its dividend. The British sub ...European markets close higher […]
  • Great Wall says watching Fiat Chrysler; no talks yet - Reuters August 22, 2017
    ReutersGreat Wall says watching Fiat Chrysler; no talks yetReutersHONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese automaker Great Wall Motor Co Ltd (601633.SS) reiterated its interest in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCHA.MI) (FCAU.N) on Tuesday, but said it had not held talks or signed a deal with executives at the ...Great Wall Motor Pours Cold Water on Possible Deal […]
  • Macy's CEO says management changes, job cuts target faster sales, better margins - CNBC August 22, 2017
    CNBCMacy's CEO says management changes, job cuts target faster sales, better marginsCNBCMacy's CEO Jeff Gennette says the company is looking to double down on some of Macy's existing initiatives such as Backstage and Bluemercury. The retailer tapped Hal Lawton, from eBay, to serve as Macy's president starting Sept. 8. Lawton brings his ...Macy's names new president, […]
  • McDonald's to close 169 outlets in India in franchise battle - USA TODAY August 22, 2017
    USA TODAYMcDonald's to close 169 outlets in India in franchise battleUSA TODAYNEW DELHI — McDonald's India has announced it will close nearly 170 McDonald's outlets in northern and eastern India after the American fast food giant decided to terminate a franchise agreement with its Indian partner. McDonald's said its partner ...McDonald's cancels franchises for 169 restaurants […]
  • IBM Forges Blockchain Collaboration With Nestlé & Walmart For Global Food Safety - Forbes August 22, 2017
    ForbesIBM Forges Blockchain Collaboration With Nestlé & Walmart For Global Food SafetyForbesA group of leading retailers and food companies including Nestlé, Walmart and Unilever have signalled their commitment to “strengthen consumer confidence” in the foods they purchase by announcing a major blockchain collaboration with IBM.Nestle, Unilever, Tyson and others team with IBM on blockchainReutersIBM partners […]
  • Ford, China's Zotye Auto plan JV to build electric vehicles - Reuters August 22, 2017
    ReutersFord, China's Zotye Auto plan JV to build electric vehiclesReutersSHANGHAI (Reuters) - Ford Motor is exploring setting up a joint venture with Chinese firm Anhui Zotye Automobile Co to build electric passenger vehicles in China under a new brand, tapping into a boom for such vehicles in the world's top auto market ...Ford's 2021 Self-Driving […]
  • Coal Mining Health Study Is Halted by Interior Department - New York Times August 22, 2017
    New York TimesCoal Mining Health Study Is Halted by Interior DepartmentNew York TimesA mountaintop removal project in Blair, W. Va., a site that was approved by the Army Corps of Engineers, but was reevaluated by the Environmental Protection Agency. Credit Todd Heisler/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — The Interior Department has ...Trump administration halted a study […]
  • Amazon: Why A Waterfall Decline Might Be Underway - Seeking Alpha August 21, 2017
    HiTechFactsAmazon: Why A Waterfall Decline Might Be UnderwaySeeking AlphaSeveral of the stronger retailers recently reported either progress in e-commerce, store-based sales, and/or the interplay between order online and pick-up in store. Some leading chain results are highlighted, most notably WMT. This article suggests ...Bridgecreek Investment Management LLC Cuts Position in Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)Markets DailyAmazon.com, Inc. […]