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Brick & Mortar Ventures launches $97 million construction tech venture fund

Construction technology is a big thing, which is why Brick & Mortar Ventures has raised a $97 million fund to invest in building innovations.Read More...

Brick & Mortar Ventures launches $97 million construction tech venture fund

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TDK launches $50 million corporate venture fund for material science technologies TDK has established TDK Ventures as a $50 million corporate venture capital fund to invest in early-stage startups in material science, energy, and chips.Read More...
13:39 2019-07-01

How do brick-and-mortar chains fare on Amazon Prime Day? Amazon's major rivals see lower store traffic during the week of the sale. But one physical retailer gets a big boost from it.       ...
16:52 2019-07-11

THE OMNICHANNEL FULFILLMENT REPORT: Why the death of brick-and-mortar has been greatly exaggerated (AMZN, WMT) This is a preview of The Omnichannel Fulfillment Report research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all E-Commerce industry research reports. Though rising costs associated with online shopping are cause for concern, retailers can leverage...
02:39 2019-05-22

The downfall of US brick-and-mortar commerce is overblown — but merchants need to evaluate their point-of-sale terminals BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The downfall of US brick-and-mortar commerce is overblown — despite sharp gains in e-commerce, whi...
08:39 2019-07-11

If we're living through a “retail apocalypse,” why are e-commerce leaders like Amazon, Alibaba, and JD.com so focused on building brick-and-mortar stores? (AMZN, BABA, JD) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. If we're living through a “retail apocalypse” that spell...
22:39 2019-05-27

Dawn Capital raises $125 million for new Europe tech fund Venture capital firm Dawn Capital said on Thursday it had raised $125 million for its latest fund which is aimed at business-to-business technology companies across Europe....
13:26 2019-06-20

Vice Ventures wants to fund ‘bad’ industries like weed, booze, and vaping Vice Ventures is a VC fund that focuses on areas where investors have been less inclined to venture -- including weed, booze, gambling, and psychedelics.Read More...
07:26 2019-06-28

Bain Capital Ventures Partner Salil Deshpande to Launch His Own Seed Fund Mr. Deshpande is working to establish a new venture-capital firm to invest in seed-stage software and cryptocurrency startups. He aims to raise $100 million for the new fund, the name of which hasn’t yet been determined, a person familiar with the situation said. Up to 20% of the new fund’s investme...
19:26 2019-08-13

E.Ventures raises $400 million for early-stage U.S. and European startups E.Ventures, a 20-year-old fund with headquarters in San Francisco and Berlin, has raised $400 million for two early-stage venture capital funds.Read More...
19:13 2019-07-03

Easing ‘classroom crisis’ in Côte d’Ivoire, brick by (plastic) brick In an innovative partnership, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and a Colombian social enterprise announced on Monday that it had broken ground on a first-of-its-kind factory to convert plastic waste in Côte d'Ivoire into modular, easy-to-assemble, low-cost plastic bricks for classrooms in...
17:52 2019-07-31

Capgemini expands with technology venture capital fund Global business consultancy Capgemini is launching its first-ever investment fund, with plans to invest up to 90 million euros ($102 million) in early-stage technology companies....
18:52 2019-06-11

SpaceX launches first satellites for Starlink internet venture SpaceX, the private rocket company of Elon Musk, launched the first batch of satellites into orbit on Thursday for Musk’s new Starlink internet service.Read More...
20:13 2019-05-24

Israel launches 'Trump Heights' on Golan, but construction may lag Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after U.S. President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construction looked likely to lag given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political stumbles....
22:00 2019-06-16

Oyo Buys Co-Working Venture Innov8 for $30 Million Oyo said on Tuesday it has bought local co-working venture Innov8, as the SoftBank-backed hospitality chain looks to venture into the commercial real estate business under the brand name Oyo......
18:00 2019-07-16

STAR Market tech board offers hope to Chinese venture capitalists When Chinese venture capital firm New Vision Capital invested in two startups focusing on cloud computing and micro-optics, the plan was to eventually take them public on the Nasdaq exchange....
16:39 2019-08-16

Biotech Startup Century Therapeutics Lands $250 Million in Venture Financing Corporate and venture-capital investors are funneling $250 million into startup Century Therapeutics to finance an effort to cure cancers through a new type of cellular therapy....
09:00 2019-07-01

China fines Ford's Changan venture $24 million for violating anti-monopoly law China's market regulator said it has fined Ford's joint venture with Changan Automobile Group $23.55 million for violating anti-monopoly law....
15:13 2019-06-05

Spacemaker raises $25 million to power urban construction projects with AI AI-powered construction simulation software company Spacemaker has raised $25 million in a series A round of funding co-led by Atomico and Northzone.Read More...
09:39 2019-06-10

China fines Ford's Changan joint venture $24 million for violating anti-monopoly law China's State Administration for Market Regulation fined the joint venture between Ford Motor and Changan Automobile Group 162.8 million yuan for violating anti-monopoly law....
07:26 2019-06-05

CBOE Launches Hedge Fund Benchmarks with Eurekahedge CHICAGO, IL – August 18, 2015 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has launched four new benchmark indexes in collaboration with Eurekahedge, a Singapore-based hedge fund research and data collection company, that measure the performance of hedge funds tha...
03:39 2019-05-22

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the latest sign of investors’ growing enthusiasm for startups in the populous region....
04:26 2019-06-14

US home construction slips 0.9% in May, reflecting big drop in single-family construction WASHINGTON (AP) — US home construction slips 0.9% in May, reflecting big drop in single-family construction. The post US home construction slips 0.9% in May, reflecting big drop in single-family construction appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:39 2019-06-18

Congress launches antitrust probe of Big Tech The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech. The House Judiciary Committee has announced a sweeping antitrust probe, promising "review of the market power held by giant tech platforms." (June 4)        ...
14:39 2019-06-06

Women's Open raises prize fund to $4.5 million The Women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
20:52 2019-07-08

Two Former Hedge Fund Employees Could Get $90 Million Jury Payout Two former employees of commodities hedge fund Touradji Capital Management could receive roughly $90 million after winning a decadelong lawsuit against the firm....
20:00 2019-06-06

Donors pledge over US$ 15 million to WHO’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies Donors have pledged an additional US$15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fund in 2018, the Contingency Fund for Emergencies (CFE). Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, the Repub...
18:13 2019-05-21

Intel launches project to help Israeli tech start-ups Intel Corp launched a project on Sunday to help start-ups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and said it planned to bring the scheme to other countries as well....
19:52 2019-06-16

Google whistleblower launches project to keep tech ethical Jack Poulson’s non-profit group Tech Inquiry aims to make it easier for coders to speak outEmployees of tech companies should have the right to know when they are working on projects they may find ethically unacceptable, a former Google whistleblower has said.In 2018, Jack Poulson hit headlines afte...
13:39 2019-07-13

Intel launches tech accelerator in Israel, plans for more Intel Corp on Sunday launched an accelerator in Israel to develop technologies in artificial intelligence and autonomous systems, and said it plans to bring the project to other countries as well....
21:00 2019-06-16

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power producer ruled on Wednesday....
06:00 2019-05-23

Reinsurance hedge fund Tangency Capital raises further $165 million Hedge fund Tangency Capital has raised a further $165 million to invest in the property reinsurance market, bringing its size to $265 million as the hurricane season gets under way, one of its......
02:13 2019-07-04

Vision Fund makes $110 million bet on renewable energy storage Softbank Group's Vision Fund has made its first foray into energy storage technology with a $110 million investment in Switzerland-based Energy Vault....
02:13 2019-08-15

Intel Launches Ignite Project to Help Israeli Tech Startups Intel has launched a project to help startups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and said it planned to bring the scheme to other countries as well....
08:26 2019-06-17

US Justice Department launches new, sweeping tech antitrust probe Amid multiple other antitrust investigations into the US tech industry, the DOJ will now review the competitive landscape of search, social media and retail services online....
07:13 2019-07-24

U.S. Justice Department launches antitrust review of big tech firms The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening an investigation of major digital tech firms on whether they engage in anticompetitive practices....
00:13 2019-07-24

U.S. Congress launches ‘top-to-bottom’ antitrust probe into tech giants On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee announced a sweeping antitrust probe of unspecified technology companies. In a statement, it promised "a top-to-bottom review of the market power held by giant tech platforms."...
05:00 2019-06-04

Malaysia launches new car project to jumpstart high-tech growth Malaysia launched a new mass market car project on Friday, as it looks to boost development and adoption of high technology in a renewed industrial push by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad....
16:52 2019-08-09

Justice Department launches sweeping review of competition in tech The US is intensifying its already stepped-up scrutiny of the tech industry. The Department of Justice is launching a comprehensive antitrust review of "market-leading online platforms" to see if they're abusing their leading positions. There's no......
01:13 2019-07-24

UPDATE 1-Intel launches project to help Israeli tech start-ups Intel Corp launched a project on Sunday to help start-ups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and said it planned to bring the scheme to other countries as well....
21:00 2019-06-16

Collective Health secures $205 million in funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund Collective Health, which makes software for companies to pay workers' health costs directly, said on Monday it had raised $205 million in new funding led by SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund....
17:00 2019-06-17

AMG is offloading its majority stake in struggling hedge fund BlueMountain for $91 million Affiliated Managers Group sold its majority stake in Andrew Feldstein's BlueMountain Capital to Assured Guaranty, a Bermuda-based municipal bond and infrastructure insurer, for $91 million. The deal is expected to close at the end of the year, and Feldstein will net $22.5 million in shares of Assure...
07:13 2019-08-09

Barnes & Noble to be bought by hedge fund Elliott in $683 million deal Barnes & Noble Inc said on Friday it would be bought by hedge fund Elliott Management Corp in an all-cash deal valued at about $683 million, including debt....
15:13 2019-06-07

Justice Department Launches Sweeping Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Companies The U.S. Department of Justice opened a sweeping antitrust investigation of big technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt competition, suppressed innovation or otherwise harmed consumers. It comes as a growing number of lawmakers have called for stricter regulation or even br...
01:39 2019-07-24

House Judiciary Committee launches antitrust investigation into tech giants The announcement of a congressional investigation comes just after reports that the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are planning probes of the tech giants....
01:52 2019-06-04

Chinese tech shares leap up to 500% as Nasdaq-style market launches Star listing of domestic tech firms is seen as an attempt to bypass US markets in trade warChina’s tech scene was handed a fresh vote of confidence as investors piled into Shanghai’s new Nasdaq-style stock exchange and sent shares skyrocketing up to 500%.The launch of the Star listing of domestic te...
10:39 2019-07-22

Fund manager Glennmont raises 850 million euros for clean energy investment Fund manager Glennmont Partners has raised 850 million euros ($947 million) at the final close of its third clean energy fund, which will invest in renewables projects in Europe and Britain, it said on Tuesday....
01:26 2019-06-04

White House Launches Survey Looking for Tech Industry Anti-Conservative Bias SAN FRANCISCO — On the heels of President Donald Trump’s repeated assertions claiming anti-conservative bias by tech companies, the White House has launched an online form asking people to share their experiences if they think political partisanship has led them to be silenced by social ...
16:26 2019-05-21

China launches Nasdaq-style tech board in Shanghai, expects challenges China on Thursday officially launched Shanghai's Nasdaq-style tech board, with the country's top securities regulator cautioning that the hotly-anticipated STAR Market will face various challenges initially....
11:39 2019-06-13

Trump administration launches probe into French tech tax, prompting fears of new trade war The White House announced Wednesday it was opening an investigation into whether an imminent French tax on technology giants "unfairly targets American companies."...
03:00 2019-07-11

SpaceX 'rideshare' program launches satellites for just $2.5 million For space tech startups and other small companies doing research, one of the biggest hurdles is actually getting to space. SpaceX is looking to change that. Today, it announced a SmallSat Rideshare Program, which will allow small satellite operators......
07:13 2019-08-06

House Judiciary Committee Launches Tech Antitrust Inquiry Amid Reports DOJ, FTC May Take Action Over the past week, the two federal agencies with mandates to enforce antitrust law—the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission—have apparently been divvying up Silicon Valley for potential probes. Reports have indicated that the DOJ has scooped up responsibility for Google and Apple,...
05:13 2019-06-04

U.S. launches probe of French plans to tax tech giants, a potential step to retaliation and a new transatlantic trade rift The United States is investigating France for possible unfair trade practices over its initiative to slap new taxes on Google, Facebook, Amazon and other tech companies...
00:39 2019-07-11

Charlie Kirk launches GOTV campaign to enlist 1 million 'Students for Trump' in 2020 Conservative activist Charlie Kirk is launching a massive get-out-the-vote campaign Tuesday aimed at identifying and enlisting 1 million student supporters of President Trump ahead of the 2020 election. ...
10:39 2019-07-02

US orders probe into £450 million French tech tax The French government today risked opening a £450 million front in a transatlantic trade war with plans for a tax on tech giants that Britain could soon follow....
12:52 2019-07-11

New York Attorney General Launches Probe Into Capital One Data Breach That Affects 100 Million People Following news this week that a mammoth data breach affected the personal information of millions of Capital One users, and with an individual now arrested in connection to the incident, Attorney General Letitia James of New York has announced her office is launching an “immediate” probe into the br...
18:13 2019-07-31

Blackstone Buying Ad-Tech Startup Vungle for About $750 Million The deal valued the San Francisco startup at about $750 million, according to a person familiar with the matter. Blackstone is acquiring essentially all of the equity from investors, the person added....
11:52 2019-07-16

CBOE Vest Launches CBOE Vest S&P 500 Enhanced Growth Strategy Fund (ENGIX) McLean, Virginia, January 11, 2017 — CBOE Vest, an investment manager focused on Target Outcome Investment strategies, today announced it has launched the CBOE Vest S&P 500 Enhanced Growth Strategy Fund (ENGIX). The fund is designed to track the CBOE S&P 500 Enhanced Growth Index Balanced Series (SP...
22:13 2019-05-21

CBOE Vest Launches CBOE Vest Defined Distribution Strategy Fund (VDDIX) McLean, Virginia, October 18, 2016 — CBOE Vest, an investment manager focused on Target Outcome Investment strategies, today announced it has launched the CBOE Vest Defined Distribution Strategy Fund (VDDIX)....
23:26 2019-05-21

CBOE Vest Launches CBOE Vest S&P 500 Buffer Protect Strategy Fund (BUIGX) McLean, Virginia, September 7, 2016 — CBOE Vest Financial, an investment manager focused on target outcome investment strategies, on August 25 launched the CBOE Vest S&P 500 Buffer Protect Strategy Fund (BUIGX), the first mutual fund designed to provide investors with index-based buffer protection....
23:26 2019-05-21

U.S. smartphone financing tech startup PayJoy raises $20 million PayJoy, a startup that has developed smartphone technology to facilitate access to credit in emerging markets, has raised $20 million from venture capital firm Greylock Partners, the company said on Thursday....
16:13 2019-05-23

Finistere, three Israeli firms to invest $100 million in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
07:26 2019-05-27

Payments tech firm Nuvei to buy Britain's SafeCharge for $889 million U.S. payments technology firm Nuvei Corp said it would buy SafeCharge International Group Ltd in an all-cash deal valued at $889 million to expand in the fast-growing electronic payments industry....
13:13 2019-05-22

State Street pays $94.3 million to settle U.S., state charges over hidden fund markups State Street Corp agreed to pay $94.3 million to settle federal and state regulatory charges it routinely overcharged mutual fund customers and other clients over roughly 17 years by adding hidden markups on back-office expenses....
00:26 2019-06-28

Why CES Group is investing in diversity ventures for the first time The CTA has been criticized in the past for falling short on diversity when it comes to the keynote speakers at CES. But it is making up for that.Read More...
21:13 2019-08-10

Amazon defends UK role as 'clicks and mortar' pop-ups launch Amazon's UK boss has defended the online retailer's role in the UK economy while launching the first in a series of pop-up shops for firms using its marketplace....
14:39 2019-06-03

Sennder raises $70 million amid road freight tech boom Sennder, a platform and marketplace that connects commercial shippers with smaller freight carriers, has raised $70 million in a series C round of funding.Read More...
12:26 2019-07-22

Ericsson signs license agreement with Intellectual Ventures Ericsson expects a negative impact on operating income in segment Networks in the current quarter after it reached an agreement to end all patent infringement lawsuits with Intellectual Ventures, the Swedish company said on Monday....
16:13 2019-06-10

Third season of Israeli hit ‘Fauda’ ventures into Gaza Strip JERUSALEM (AP) — The creators of Israel’s hit TV show “Fauda” are gearing up for their most ambitious mission yet: the Gaza Strip. The action series chronicles the adventures of undercover Israeli commando operatives in the Palestinian territories. The Netflix release date hasnR...
09:39 2019-06-06

Turkish post in Syria's Idlib hit by mortar fire; 3 wounded Turkey's Defense Ministry says a Turkish observation post in Syria's northwestern Idlib province has been attacked by mortar shells, fired from areas under Syrian government control....
11:00 2019-06-13

Mortar attack on Iraqi base home to US troops; no casualties The Iraqi military says three mortar shells have hit an air base just north of Baghdad where American trainers are present, causing a small fire but no casualties...
12:13 2019-06-15

Seattle software tech arrested in Capital One data breach affecting 106 million A Seattle software engineer who used the screen name "erratic" has been arrested in the theft of account information on 106 million Capital One credit card applicants and customers....
20:13 2019-07-31

NASA opens the International Space Station to commercial ventures The International Space Station (ISS) is open for business. NASA announced today that it plans to commercialize the ISS, so that "U.S. industry innovation and ingenuity can accelerate a thriving commercial economy in low-Earth orbit." According to a......
20:00 2019-06-07

China's ByteDance ventures into AI-generated music with Jukedeck deal China's ByteDance is venturing into artificial-intelligence (AI) generated music, hiring the staff of a London-based start-up after buying some of its intellectual property assets, according to LinkedIn posts and a person with knowledge of the matter....
11:13 2019-07-24

Barrick Weighs New Investors in South American Gold Ventures Barrick Gold Corp. is in discussions with a variety of international investors to expand exploration and production at a pair of South America gold properties it had planned to sell last year....
03:39 2019-08-13

No casualties reported after Iraq air base home to U.S. troops hit by mortar shells The attack comes amid rising tensions in the Middle East between the United States and Iran, which ratcheted up on Thursday after suspected attacks on two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Iran has denied involvement....
20:13 2019-06-15

Nigeria's state oil firm to change payment structure for joint ventures Nigeria's NNPC said on Thursday it was planning to change the way energy joint ventures paid operating costs to help ensure smooth financing for projects that have often struggled to secure timely contributions from the state-run oil firm....
21:13 2019-07-04

Apple could brick its own devices to crack down on shoplifting Given the cost of Apple products these days, it's no surprise that brick-and-mortar Apple Stores are still grappling with the issue of theft. When someone wanders out with an iPhone in the pocket of their hoodie, and isn't caught on camera, what is a poor multinational technology corporati...
20:52 2019-05-31

Peltz's Trian Fund may push for changes at mutual fund Legg Mason Nelson Peltzs' Trian Fund Management LP may push Legg Mason Inc. to implement changes to boost returns, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, the second time in 10 years that Trian has......
15:00 2019-05-21

McConnell vows to fully fund 9/11 victim fund, wonders why Jon Stewart is 'all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell strongly pushed back Monday against Jon Stewart following the comedian's complaints that the senator has not dealt "compassionately" with the health problems 9/11 responders have faced in the years following the terrorist attack....
23:13 2019-06-17

Gillibrand: GOP playing 'political games' after attempt to permanently fund 9/11 victims fund blocked Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand accused Republicans of playing “political games” after a GOP senator Wednesday blocked her effort to permanently fund the 9/11 victim compensation. Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) attempted to pass the legislation by voice vote but was blocked by GOP Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky,...
20:26 2019-07-17

Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join the second fund, says CEO Masayoshi Son Most investors in SoftBank Group's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday, adding discussions would begin soon....
09:13 2019-06-19

Shops are starting to decline Huawei trade-ins, because no one wants a brick In light of Google’s decision to cut ties with Huawei, which puts Android updates in jeopardy as well as access to the Google Play Store for future Huawei phones, customers in Asia naturally worried those devices are about to become worthless are reportedly racing to trade them in. Only to be ...
18:39 2019-05-22

Still Aiming to Confound, the Scrappy Brick Turns a Page A new leader is about to take over from the Williamsburg theater’s founders. A festival there now offers a sense of her transgressive, slightly bonkers vision (sour cream included)....
23:00 2019-07-18

Yellow brick road: Lib Dem Jo Swinson wants to lead a new movement As her party's popularity soars, the Jo Swinson tells Susannah Butter about unity, introducing proxy voting and why taking her baby into Parliament isn't the naughtiest thing she's ever done...
16:13 2019-06-07

Here's why Nintendo Switch third-party docks could brick your console Though the Nintendo Switch Lite goes for a handheld-only design, the real joy of the Nintendo Switch is its versatility, what with its big-screen docked play along with its mobile form factor. But Nintendo's own dock, as well as being expensive to replace, doesn't always suit all need...
11:39 2019-08-05

Retailers fight back: Bricks-and-mortar brands are figuring out online sales, boosting their stocks A number of retailers, like Lululemon and Best Buy, and restaurants over the past few weeks have reported explosive growth of e-commerce sales, helped by their stores....
20:52 2019-06-13

Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join second fund: CEO Son Most investors in SoftBank Group Corp's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday....
04:39 2019-06-19

Cannabis-related companies hit brick wall on social media Cannabis and industrial hemp companies that are legal in many states are finding an uneven terrain online when they attempt to promote their businesses or sell products over the internet....
10:00 2019-06-24

Gizmodo After Destroying Brick and Mortars, Amazon Reportedly Planning to Cut Ties With Thousands of Gizmodo After Destroying Brick and Mortars, Amazon Reportedly Planning to Cut Ties With Thousands of Small Vendors | Jalopnik Kohl’s Is Selling a T-Shirt with a Truck on It That Could Inspire Fights and Riots | Kotaku Everything You Need To Know About Final Fantasy XIV’s New Jobs | Lifehacker Stop P...
19:39 2019-05-29

After Destroying Brick and Mortars, Amazon Reportedly Planning to Cut Ties With Thousands of Small Vendors Amazon has long touted its relationships with the small businesses who sell on its platform as helping them “reach hundreds of millions of customers around the world.” But Bloomberg reported on Tuesday that the e-commerce giant is about to cease bulk ordering for “thousands of mostly smaller supplie...
23:39 2019-05-28

Brick Tied To Differently-Abled Teen's Private Part, Accused Share Video The relatives of a 16-year-old mentally challenged boy allegedly punished him by hanging a brick from his private part in the Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday (May 26)....
11:52 2019-05-29

Shocking footage shows pensioner shoved into brick wall and left unconscious in 'brutal' road rage attack Shocking footage shows the moment a pensioner was shoved into a brick wall and left unconscious in an apparent road rage attack in south-east London....
12:52 2019-05-22

GE evaluating strategic options for venture arm General Electric Co is evaluating strategic options for its venture arm, the company said on Thursday, as the industrial conglomerate looks to cut down billions of dollars in debt and turn around its ailing power unit....
21:26 2019-06-13

Tech and media moguls arrive in Sun Valley, where many of tech's biggest deals have gone down Media and tech moguls are arriving for Allen & Co.'s Sun Valley conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. It's jump-started many media deals. Here's who's there....
19:13 2019-07-10

Want to Talk Tech, one to one? Join our free text group, Talking Tech Sign up for new 90-day free group chat texting experiment. You have questions? We have answers. Talking Tech from USA TODAY direct to your phone.       ...
04:13 2019-08-06

Top Tech Conferences: The ultimate B2B tech events and show guide for 2019 For information about adding your event to this list and featured listing opportunities please contact mike.moore@futurenet.com.Love it or loathe it, events and conferences are often where wheelers and dealers in the world of technology meet to decide on the future of the industry.Ironically, techno...
13:52 2019-05-28

Low-tech learning and why it's highly sought after by high-tech parents The Waldorf teaching philosophy is used at more than 1,000 institutions in 91 countries, including 136 schools in the U.S. Technology isn't used at all through 8th grade, and is scarce even in high school. CNBC gets an inside look at what it is like....
19:39 2019-06-08

Sex Tech In, Skimpy Outfits Out as CES Tech Gadget Seeks Diversity CES gadget show is cracking down on its dress code, introducing more sessions focused on women and minorities and creating a new "sex tech" category after a debacle over a robotic personal massager......
17:52 2019-07-17

And the winner of the Chivas Venture Global Final is… Last week, the Chivas Venture Global Final took place at our very own TNW Conference. $1 million of no-strings funding was awarded to the top global startups blending profit with purpose to have a positive impact on the world. From 20 global finalists, Mexico’s Xilinat walked away with the largest a...
20:13 2019-05-24

Renault to invest $144M in Jiangling EV venture Renault, which has had a limited presence in China, is pushing ahead with an electrification strategy that includes a new battery-powered car and hybrid versions of three existing models....
17:52 2019-07-17

Trump meets with top US tech leaders to discuss sales to Huawei as he moves to soften restrictions against the Chinese tech giant ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump met with executives of top US tech companies on Monday — including Google, Intel, and Qualcomm — to discuss restrictions against sales to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. The meeting between Trump and top tier tech leaders com...
16:26 2019-07-23

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
17:52 2019-05-21

Bunge and BP team up for Brazil sugar and ethanol venture U.S. commodities trader Bunge Ltd and British energy company BP Plc said on Monday they will merge their Brazilian sugar and ethanol operations to create the world's third-largest sugarcane processor....
19:00 2019-07-22

VW's Electrify America in venture for automated self-charging facility Volkswagen unit Electrify America said on Thursday it has entered into an agreement with electric vehicle fleet charging company Stable Auto to deploy charging services using robot technology for self-driving electric vehicles....
16:39 2019-08-01

IBM, T-Systems scrap mainframe venture after German criticism IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, after the German cartel office made a critical initial assessment of the plan....
12:26 2019-06-07

Great Wall says BMW venture faces regulatory uncertainties China's Great Wall Motor on Wednesday said that its joint venture with BMW faced regulatory uncertainties as both companies pledged to proceed with plans for developing a low-cost electric car....
14:52 2019-08-07

The world's largest brewer just made $1 billion from its new venture's arm — here's how Like other companies, AB InBev had not focused enough on innovation. The company had been talking about it since around 2010, and got "incrementally better," but wanted to do more. It founded ZX Ventures in 2015 and just passed $1 billion in sales....
11:39 2019-07-24

Factbox: Inside Loon's internet balloon venture Alphabet Inc through Google and other subsidiaries has invested heavily over the last decade to make high-speed internet accessible to billions more people....
14:39 2019-07-01

BP Boosts Its Biofuels Business with Brazilian Joint Venture Energy giant BP is doubling down on biofuels with a joint venture with agricultural trader Bunge in Brazil, betting that the global movement to reduce carbon emissions will boost demand for low-carbon fuels....
03:52 2019-07-23

US home construction slips 0.9% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction slipped a bit in May as a sharp drop in single-family construction was only partially offset by a rise in apartment building. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that construction was started at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.27 million homes and apa...
16:39 2019-06-18

US construction spending falls 0.8% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — Spending on U.S. construction projects fell in May, the first drop in six months, as home building fell for a fifth straight month. The Commerce Department says spending fell 0.8% in May, the first decline since a 1.3% drop in November, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.29...
16:52 2019-07-01

The future of AI in the construction industry According to McKinsey, the construction industry is under-digitized, with companies failing to realise the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) as a driver of growth and efficiency.Implementing AI means significant investment for construction companies, but the rewards can far outweigh the init...
13:52 2019-07-16

JXTG says to shut Osaka International refinery venture with PetroChina JXTG Holdings, Japan's biggest oil refiner, said on Tuesday it plans to shut down its Osaka International refining venture with PetroChina after buying out the stake owned by its Chinese partner....
10:00 2019-07-23

Virgin Galactic announces it will take its space tourism venture public With the capital it raises by going public, the company will be able to sustain its operations until it begins commercial flights and starts generating its own revenue....
18:00 2019-07-09

Venture capital fuels Latam 'unicorns' expansion beyond borders Surging venture capital investment in Latin American startups has financed international expansion across the region and beyond, as business models that do not require large amounts of capital have helped many firms avoid silos common in the region....
15:00 2019-08-08

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture -CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
02:13 2019-06-13

Virgin Media 'seeks investors' for FTTP joint venture Liberty Global reportedly plans to create its own fibre joint venture in a move that would expand the reach of its Virgin Media cable business and create a competitor to Openreach.According to the FT, Liberty Global is seeking co-founders for the venture and hopes to attract infrastructure funds loo...
16:39 2019-07-22

Honda expands esports venture to connect with youth audience Honda is the first automaker in North America to sponsor both an esports team — Team Liquid — and an esports league, giving it marketing reach into millennial and Gen Z audiences....
19:00 2019-08-08

Great Wall warns BMW joint venture faces uncertainties China's Great Wall Motor on Wednesday said that its joint venture with BMW faced regulatory uncertainties as both companies pledged to proceed with plans for developing a low-cost electric car....
19:39 2019-08-07

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture: CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
02:39 2019-06-13

IBM, T-Systems abandon mainframe venture: German cartel office IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, after the German cartel office took a closer look at the transaction....
11:52 2019-06-07

Starbucks licenses Thai operations to Charoen-backed venture Starbucks Corp said on Thursday that a company controlled by Thai billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi and a Hong Kong-based firm had won an exclusive deal to operate and develop its retail business in Thailand....
15:26 2019-05-23

Renault forms China electric vehicle venture with JMCG France's Renault SA said on Wednesday it will invest $145 million in a unit of China's Jiangling Motors Corporation Group (JMCG) that will allow it to expand its electric vehicle manufacturing footprint in the world's largest auto market....
12:00 2019-07-17

Five Japanese automakers sign on to SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor Corp and Mazda Motor Corp on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture set up by SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor Corp....
08:26 2019-06-28

Regulators Approve Bitcoin Venture Backed by NYSE Owner New York state regulators approved a key license for Bakkt, a venture designed to make it easier for consumers to store bitcoins and pay for purchases in the cryptocurrency....
23:52 2019-08-16

First satellites for Musk's Starlink internet venture launched into orbit SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk's new Starlink internet service....
07:52 2019-05-24

US set to grant tentative approval to American Airlines-Qantas venture The U.S. Transportation Department is expected to provide tentative approval to a bid by American Airlines and Qantas Airways to operate a joint venture, two people briefed on the matter said on Sunday....
05:00 2019-06-03

American Airlines and Qantas win tentative U.S. approval for joint venture American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd have been given the U.S. government's tentative approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016....
21:13 2019-06-03

Alibaba, Russian joint venture deal to close on Wednesday - RIA A joint venture deal between China's Alibaba, Russian sovereign fund RDIF, mobile phone operator Megafon and internet group Mail.ru will be closed on Wednesday, news agency RIA cited a source as saying on Tuesday....
18:52 2019-06-04

Five Japanese automakers invest in SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor and Mazda Motor on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture set up by SoftBank and Toyota Motor....
05:39 2019-06-28

Alibaba, Russian joint venture deal to close on Wednesday: RIA A joint venture deal between China's Alibaba, Russian sovereign fund RDIF, mobile phone operator Megafon and internet group Mail.ru will be closed on Wednesday, news agency RIA cited a source as saying on Tuesday....
23:00 2019-06-04

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of the latest apps and gizmos....
17:52 2019-05-21

Hemp used for construction gains popularity in U.S. Natural materials builders in the United States have seen interest grow in "hempcrete," a renewable building material made with hemp that can take the place of traditional drywall, insulation and siding....
10:26 2019-07-18

Not enough sand for construction industry despite abundance? Sand as a building material is essential especially for highly industrialized societies. It's widely used around the world, and there seems to be no shortage. However, demand can easily surpass supply in some regions....
04:39 2019-06-28

Valencia construction almost done, other projects starting TUCSON –  After more than a year of work, construction along a stretch of Valencia road on the eastside is days away from completion. “It’s about time. It’s made it a lot quicker and smoother and less of a headache for sure,” said driver Owen Rosner. Tucson and Pima cou...
09:26 2019-08-13

Exxon-Qatar venture among 12 companies vying for Bangladesh LNG project -document A joint venture of Qatar Petroleum and Exxon Mobil Corp is among 12 firms that have indicated interest in building Bangladesh's first onshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal, according to an official document reviewed by Reuters. Also on the list of firms that have submitted formal ...
06:52 2019-06-24

American Airlines-Qantas joint venture wins final U.S. approval The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Friday granted American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016....
00:00 2019-07-20

Suzuki, Mazda, Subaru Join Toyota-Softbank Self-Drive Venture Suzuki, Mazda, Subaru Corp, Isuzu Motors Ltd and Toyota's compact car unit Daihatsu will each invest 57.1 million yen ($530,620) in the venture - dubbed Monet...
07:13 2019-07-01

Bunge and BP team up in Brazil bioenergy venture, create No. 3 sugarcane processor U.S. commodities trader Bunge Ltd and British energy company BP Plc said on Monday they will merge their Brazilian sugar and ethanol operations to create the world's third-largest sugarcane processor....
03:52 2019-07-23

Renault forms Chinese electric vehicles venture with Jiangling Motors Renault has formed a joint venture partnership with Jiangling Motors Corporation Group (JMCG) to target the Chinese electric vehicles (EV) market, in a deal which will also see Renault take a 50% stake in the new venture....
12:00 2019-07-17

Equinix and GIC Forming Billion Dollar Data Center Venture in Europe Data center landlord Equinix is forming a joint venture valued at more than $1 billion with Singapore sovereign-wealth fund GIC to develop and operate data centers in Europe catering to large tenants....
15:00 2019-07-01

BP forms Chinese venture to build electric-vehicle charging hubs BP said on Thursday it would build a network of electric-vehicle charging hubs in China with China’s Didi Chuxing as the British firm bets on the world’s largest market for such cars to help profits during the transition from oil to cleaner fuels....
12:52 2019-08-01

Sugar trader Czarnikow joins ethanol trading venture in Brazil British sugar trader Czarnikow has entered as a partner in a new ethanol trading company in Brazil, in a joint venture with a group of local investors who control sugar and ethanol plants, according to documents released on Friday by the Brazilian government....
01:13 2019-06-01

Nestle and Fonterra mull sale of dairy joint venture in Brazil Swiss food group Nestle SA and New Zealand's dairy producer Fonterra Co-operative Group said they would review strategic options for their Dairy Partners Americas (DPA) joint venture in Brazil, which could include a potential sale....
08:26 2019-05-23

Zaw Thet leaves Signia Venture Partners to run AI-driven Exer for fitness Zaw Thet, of Signia Venture Partners, has stepped down to launch Exer, an artificial intelligence mobile technology platform for the fitness industry.Read More...
18:00 2019-05-29

U.S. gives tentative approval for expanded Delta, Air France, Virgin joint venture U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao granted tentative approval on Friday for an expanded transatlantic joint venture made up of Delta Air Lines Inc , Air France KLM SA and Virgin Atlantic....
00:52 2019-08-03

How One Nonprofit Is Using Venture-Capital Tactics to Help Save Africa's Last 20,000 Wild Lions In an era of Instagram-length attention spans, wildlife conservation philanthropies are trying new tactics to bring urgent attention to threatened species. Actress Michelle Rodriguez, model Jordan Barrett and photographer Gray Sorrenti band together to pitch in....
06:13 2019-07-01

Exclusive: U.S. set to grant tentative approval to American, Qantas venture - sources The U.S. Transportation Department is expected to provide tentative approval to a bid by American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd to operate a joint venture, two people briefed on the matter said on Sunday....
07:13 2019-06-03

UPDATE 2-First satellites for Musk's Starlink internet venture launched into orbit SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk's new Starlink internet service....
08:52 2019-05-24

CBOE Holdings Congratulates Mcgraw-Hill And CME Group On Joint Venture CHICAGO, November 4, 2011 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) issued today the following statement regarding the announced McGraw-Hill and CME Group Inc. joint venture: "We congratulate our partner, McGraw-Hill, and our VIX Network Partner, CME Group Inc. on today's announced joint venture. We be...
08:26 2019-05-22

UPDATE 2-American Airlines and Qantas win tentative U.S. approval for joint venture American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd have been given the U.S. government's tentative approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016....
21:00 2019-06-03

UBS, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust to establish joint venture for wealth management Swiss lender UBS will sign a deal with Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Trust for a wealth management tie-up in Japan, with the two aiming to establish a new company by 2021, the Japanese bank said on Friday....
05:00 2019-06-07

Construction starts on massive telescope in Hawaii MAUNA KEA, Hawaii (AP) – Scientists say the massive telescope they plan to build atop Hawaii’s highest peak will help them peer back to the time just after the Big Bang and answer fundamental questions about the universe. The site is a world-renowned location for astronomy. It’s al...
06:39 2019-07-15

3D printing opens new horizons for construction sector in UAE Concrete 3D printing is moving to an industrial scale in the United Arab Emirates with the birth of AED 6m Concreative Middle East - a partnership between Freyssinet, e-construct and Draw Link Group.Speaking to TechRadar Middle East, Khalil Goghri, general manager of Concreative Middle East, said th...
11:39 2019-06-19

Building under construction topples in Cambodia, killing 15 Cambodian rescuers combing through the rubble of a collapsed seven-story building have recovered the bodies of 15 construction workers and pulled out 24 injured...
04:13 2019-06-23

Tucson area road construction picking up TUCSON – With millions of dollars in taxes coming in road construction is starting to heat up around Tucson. According to regional traffic officials, more than 30 projects are currently underway, with another 200 planned. Below is an accounting of all the roadway construction projects currentl...
11:39 2019-05-23

Instagram’s wholesome ‘Construction Guy’ is a viral stunt In the end, everyone’s new favorite Instagrammer was just as phony as the rest of ’em. A construction worker from Texas became a social media sensation this week for a seemingly wholesome take on influencer content: @JustAConstructionGuy was a cigar-puffing, hard hat-wearing general cont...
21:39 2019-06-14

Toyota Forms Chip Venture With Denso Amid Shift To Self-Driving Cars Autonomous driving systems will also need the capacity to sense the world around them, interpret that data, and then make decisions such as whether to brake or veer to the right to avoid an obstacle,......
14:39 2019-07-10

U.S. to grant final approval to American Airlines-Qantas joint venture -sources The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is set on Friday to grant American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016, two people briefed on the matter told Reuters....
20:13 2019-07-19

Motorsport Network expands in Middle East and North Africa with joint venture Motorsport Network, the integrated digital platform that is the global destination for automotive and motorsport fans, is delighted to announce further expansion in the Middle East and North Africa region, with the creation of a Joint Venture with Triangle Media...
22:13 2019-06-27

Pakistan welcomes venture's willingness for negotiated settlement after Reko Diq mine ruling Pakistan said on Sunday it welcomed a statement by Tethyan Copper expressing willingness for a negotiated settlement after a World Bank tribunal ordered the government to pay $5.8 billion in damages in a dispute over the Reko Diq copper mine....
13:00 2019-07-14

U.S. transport agency green lights American Airlines Qantas joint venture The U.S. Transportation Department on Monday said it granted tentative approval to American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd to operate a joint venture, after a prior effort was rejected by the U.S. government in 2016....
19:13 2019-06-03

U.S. to grant final approval to American Airlines-Qantas joint venture: sources The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is set on Friday to grant American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016, two people briefed on the matter told Reuters....
20:00 2019-07-19

Susan Rice, Other Politicos Join Global-Focused Venture Firm Amplo The Houston-area firm, founded by 27-year-old Sheel Tyle, a former entrepreneur and investor at New Enterprise Associates and Bessemer Venture Partners, focuses on international deals that have a social-impact component....
07:00 2019-05-23

First stop Southeast Asia: SoftBank, Toyota's autonomous car venture heads overseas The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas foray, its chief executive said on Tuesday....
16:00 2019-06-11

Young, Ivy League and data-driven: why venture capitalists love Pete Buttigieg VC support for Mayor Pete seems to top that of other Democratic candidates with strong ties to the industryHe’s young, he’s white, he went to Harvard, and he loves to talk about data.If Pete Buttigieg had a product and a pitch deck, Silicon Valley’s venture capitalists would most likely be lining up...
21:52 2019-07-31

UPDATE 2-American Airlines-Qantas joint venture wins final U.S. approval The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Friday granted American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016....
23:26 2019-07-19

Hawaiian Elders Protesting Telescope Construction Are Arrested When completed, the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea’s summit is expected to be the largest telescope in the Northern Hemisphere. But its construction has drawn heated opposition....
23:39 2019-08-03

Passengers Walked To LaGuardia Airport Because Construction And Traffic Were So Bad Is LaGuardia Airport the worst airport in the entire world? Is it the worst place in America, period? Well, given that passengers are now being forced to walk to the airport from the highway suggests that we might be moving into firm, 100 percent “yes” territory....
05:39 2019-08-10

One killed, two others hurt in Long Island construction accident A construction worker was killed and two others hurt when they became entangled in wiring that got stuck under a pick-up truck on Long Island, authorities said....
11:00 2019-08-11

Keystone XL pipeline opponents again seek to block construction Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline asked a judge to again block construction of the project after U.S. President Donald Trump issued it a new permit....
06:13 2019-07-11

Construction of border wall panels underway in California The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a new panel installation on the 11-mile section of a new border wall within U.S. Border Patrol's San Diego Sector on Thursday....
22:39 2019-06-29

Fire On Under-Construction Warship Won't Impact Completion: Officials A day after a fire occurred at an under-construction Naval warship at Mumbai's Mazagon Dockyard, a senior official Saturday said it would not affect the schedule of the ambitious ''Project 15-B''......
21:00 2019-06-22

Brexit uncertainty triggers slump in UK construction sector Commercial building work is hit hardest as engineering work dries upBrexit uncertainty has led to a mothballing of commercial and civil engineering projects and caused a contraction of the UK’s struggling construction industry, the latest snapshot of the sector has found.A monthly update on business...
21:26 2019-06-04

Russian city cancels cathedral construction after protests The governor of Russia's Urals region said Wednesday that a plan to build a Russian Orthodox cathedral in a popular park will be cancelled after protests that drew nationwide attention....
22:13 2019-05-22

Hawaiian Elders Arrested Trying to Block Telescope Construction When completed, the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea’s summit is expected to be the largest telescope in the Northern Hemisphere. But its construction has drawn heated opposition....
07:26 2019-07-18

"BJP Got Majority In Polls For Construction Of Ram Temple": Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday said that the Ram temple would be constructed in Ayodhya under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi......
04:26 2019-06-16

US construction spending was unchanged in April as homebuilding fell WASHINGTON (AP) — US construction spending was unchanged in April as homebuilding fell. The post US construction spending was unchanged in April as homebuilding fell appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:52 2019-06-03

Hard Rock Hotel construction back in action A tower crane popped up and construction resumed over the weekend after a curious, weeks-long pause at the Hard Rock Hotel site at 151 W. 48th St. But the construction manager for the 34-story, 225,000-square-foot project is now Aecom Tishman, not Plaza Construction — which was hired for preliminary...
22:39 2019-06-27

3 women injured by falling construction debris in Brooklyn Three women were injured when debris from scaffolding fell off of a building and crashed to the sidewalk in Brooklyn on Sunday afternoon, police said. The women were on Fourth Avenue near Carroll Street in Gowanus when the debris jogged loose from scaffolding on the 10th floor roof of the building a...
00:13 2019-07-01

US construction spending was flat in April as housing fell WASHINGTON (AP) — Spending on U.S. construction projects was unchanged in April as another decline in home construction was offset by a big gain in government spending on projects like highways and hospitals. The Commerce Department says the flat reading followed a small increase of 0.1% in March, w...
16:52 2019-06-03

New restaurant at Da Silvano site feels construction squeeze Customers at fabled Italian trattoria Da Silvano’s sidewalk tables enjoyed colorful Greenwich Village people-watching for 41 years. But instead of perusing the passing parade, diners at new restaurant Avena, which replaced Da Silvano at 260 Sixth Ave., see only a pair of chain-link fences. They surr...
08:52 2019-05-29

Construction work restricts Ina Road starting Monday TUCSON – Lane restrictions will be put in place on Ina Road between Thornydale and Oldfather roads starting Monday evening for a utility valve adjustment project. From 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., the intersections will be restricted from Monday through Thursday. Officials say this time would allow the c...
16:52 2019-05-21

Israel PM Inaugurates 'Trump Heights' On Golan, But Construction May Lag Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after US President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construction looked likely to lag given Prime Minister......
01:13 2019-06-17

Barrel-Maker Starts Construction On Cooperage In Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A barrel manufacturer has started construction on a $66.5 million cooperage in eastern Kentucky that’s expected to create 220 jobs in coming years. The Commonwealth Cooperage being built at Morehead by Independent Stave Co. is another sign of growth in the state’s b...
13:52 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Tanzania says construction of LNG plant to start in 2022 Tanzania expects a consortium of international oil companies to start building a long-delayed liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in 2022, its energy minister said on Tuesday....
19:52 2019-05-28

UPDATE 1-Pakistan welcomes venture's willingness for negotiated settlement after Reko Diq mine ruling Pakistan said on Sunday it welcomed a statement by Tethyan Copper expressing willingness for a negotiated settlement after a World Bank tribunal ordered the government to pay $5.8 billion in damages in a dispute over the Reko Diq copper mine....
13:00 2019-07-14

Rahul Sharma's new venture Revolt is set to launch 'AI-enabled' electric motorcycle in India next week Moving from mobiles to automobiles, Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma is set to unveil "India's first AI-enabled (Artificial Intelligence) electric motorcycle" on 18th June in New Delhi.With the launch, Rahul Sharma will also be debuting into the automobile market with the first product from his...
17:00 2019-06-14

City simulator wins venture capital backing as investors seek driverless car exposure Venture capital investors backed Immense Simulations, a British software company which creates interactive replicas of cities, on Tuesday in the latest sign of money pouring into firms that stand to gain from driverless vehicles becoming more mainstream....
17:26 2019-05-21

Exclusive: Nissan, Dongfeng in talks to form fleet-management venture with Didi - sources Nissan Motor Co and its China partner Dongfeng Group are in talks with Didi Chuxing to launch a joint venture to manage car fleets for Didi's ride-hailing and car-sharing services, five people familiar with the discussions told Reuters....
00:26 2019-06-28

Meet the 4 Black Men Who Are Shaking Up the White Male-Dominated Venture Capital Investment World The last few months have been a whirlwind for four young black businessmen who are quickly becoming superstars in the business investment arena. In a space long dominated by white men, these brothers are carving out a niche that champions investing in businesses owned by women and people of color....
17:39 2019-07-24

American Airlines and the Australian airline Qantas received DOT approval to operate a joint venture Reuters The US Department of Transportation granted American Airlines and the Australian airline Qantas approval for a joint venture. The joint venture status will mean that the airlines can coordinate their flights and pricing on routes between the US and Australia without running afoul of antitru...
23:39 2019-07-19

Ricoh, Elixirgen Scientific form biomedical venture, meld bioprinting with cell differentiation As part of the deal, Ricoh has acquired a 34.5 percent stake in Elixirgen Scientific and plans to help launch a biomedical business in North America....
15:00 2019-06-19

UPDATE 2-Pakistan welcomes venture's willingness for negotiated settlement after Reko Diq mine ruling Pakistan said on Sunday it welcomed a statement by Tethyan Copper expressing willingness for a negotiated settlement after a World Bank tribunal ordered the government to pay $5.8 billion in damages in a dispute over the Reko Diq copper mine....
21:39 2019-07-14

Silence at Hard Rock Hotel site as construction stalls An eerie silence has fallen over the Hard Rock Hotel site at 159 W. 48th St., which Extell is developing for Hard Rock International. Work has oddly paused since plans for the 37-story project were approved by the Department of Buildings in February. A foundation is in place, but only a single secur...
12:13 2019-06-18

Conservationists applaud decision to halt construction of Rosemont Mine TUCSON -Wednesday night, a federal judge halted the construction of the Rosemont Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains, overturning the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of the plans for the project. Conservationists say this is a win. “This is a huge momentous victory for us and for everybody i...
09:01 2019-08-02

Three construction workers injured by falling pipe in Broadway theater Three workers inside a Broadway theater were injured Thursday by a falling pipe, one critically. At least one of the workers at the John Golden Theater on 45th Street off Eighth Avenue was struck in the head when the pipe plummeted 30 feet around 11:12 a.m., the FDNY said. One of the victims was cri...
20:52 2019-06-27

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what it looks like...
15:00 2019-05-21

Fear and Anger Over Construction of International Airport For Machu Picchu Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley in Peru is being put under threat of ‘irreparable damage’ as work to build an international airport to cater for ever increasing numbers of tourists begins. Land has been cleared in readiness for the construction workers to move in. With over 1.5 million visitors a...
14:39 2019-05-21

Activists protest telescope’s construction on sacred Hawaiian mountain MAUNA KEA, Hawaii — Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. State and local officials will try to close the road to the summit of Mauna Kea on Monday morning t...
21:00 2019-07-15

Is a construction company right in suing a cafe over the word cat? | Gene Marks Caterpillar has filed a cease and desist order against California’s Cat & Cloud Coffee for using the word on its apparel – but the coffee shop is fighting backI’ve always wondered about a small dry-cleaning business in South Philadelphia. I must have driven by that place a thousand times since I was...
17:52 2019-06-02

Ga. cops pose as construction workers to catch distracted drivers Law enforcement in Georgia posed as construction workers Wednesday to seek drivers on their phones or not wearing a seat belt near a busy intersection....
03:52 2019-06-21

Mexican regulator approves construction of Pemex oil refinery, with conditions Mexico's oil industry environmental regulator said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
03:39 2019-08-13

Worker injured in roof collapse at Brooklyn construction site A hardhat was injured Friday when the roof of a room collapsed at an under-construction Brooklyn school, officials said. Emergency responders were called to Edward B. Shallow Junior High School on 16th Avenue near 65th Street in Bensonhurst after the roof collapsed around 8:45 a.m., Fire Department ...
01:13 2019-07-06

Skanska profit beats forecast as construction margin improves Swedish building group Skanska's efforts to improve margins are on track, it said on Wednesday as it reported better than expected second-quarter operating profit....
11:39 2019-07-24

Penn Station construction to close over 10 retail businesses inside Progress is galloping ahead at Penn Station — and it’s trampling more than 10 retail businesses that have been there for years. Construction is slated to begin next week on a new entrance for the gritty commuter hub at Seventh Avenue and 33rd Street, whose plans were unveiled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo la...
09:00 2019-06-14

Martha’s Vineyard tribe, town spar over casino construction BOSTON (AP) — Officials on Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts are battling a Native American tribe’s efforts to build a casino on the famous resort island. Aquinnah town officials asked a Boston federal judge Friday to require the Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe to apply for a town building per...
21:00 2019-05-31

At least 15 dead as construction site wall collapses in western India At least 15 people were killed, including three children, when a compound wall near a construction site fell on temporary huts of laborers in the western Indian city of Pune following heavy rain, a fire brigade official said on Saturday....
09:26 2019-06-29

White House to begin construction on taller fence this summer A border wall is not the only barrier the president has in the works. The White House is getting a new fence that’s almost double the height of the current one, according to reports. The new structure will be just over 13 feet tall. The current fence is 6-foot-6. The change is aimed at keeping...
19:26 2019-06-08

Tokyo Olympics construction worker dies from suspected heatstroke Japan’s capital has had temperatures above 31C for two weeks, prompting fears for 2020 Games’ athletesHeatstroke is suspected in the death of a worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site, NHK national television has said, as the Japanese capital swelters through a scorching weather that has killed...
06:00 2019-08-09

Freeport Indonesia to start smelter construction mid-2020 -spokesman * The Indonesian unit of Freeport-McMoRan Inc is aiming to start construction of a copper smelter in mid-2020, PT Freeport Indonesia spokesman Riza Pratama told reporters on Wednesday...
07:00 2019-06-12

Kenya's first coal plant construction paused in climate victory Owners failed to assess environmental and community concerns, court rules, while US ambassador wades into debate in support of coal powerKenya has been urged to halt construction of the country’s first ever coal-powered plant near the coastal town of Lamu, until an assessment is made of its environm...
12:13 2019-07-11

Trump Administration delays construction along border wall until October TUCSON – Construction for the U.S.- Mexico border wall in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge will be delayed until October after a legal challenge with conservation groups. According to court documents, construction was set to begin on Aug. 22 but ha...
04:13 2019-08-15

Fire hits large Silicon Valley construction site Firefighters battled a fire engulfing a condominium complex under construction in Silicon Valley. Multiple fire engines doused the blaze encompassing an entire block near Santa Clara University on Friday. (June 28)        ...
22:39 2019-06-28

Falling mortgage rates boost homebuilder confidence, but not new construction The nation's homebuilders are feeling better about their business, as falling mortgage rates help more buyers afford homes. They are still not, however, building enough homes to meet demand....
15:26 2019-08-16

Fort Lauderdale suffers water shortage after construction mishap Faucets in the Florida city of Fort Lauderdale began running dry on Thursday after a construction firm damaged a water main, forcing the closure of City Hall and a number of businesses on a hot summer day as officials pledged to solve the problem....
03:39 2019-07-19

Judge temporarily blocks Trump's border wall construction plans A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked the Trump administration from spending billions to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border with money from Trump national emergency declaration....
08:39 2019-05-25

UPDATE 1-Skanska profit beats forecast as construction margin improves Swedish building group Skanska's efforts to improve margins are on track, it said on Wednesday as it reported better than expected second-quarter operating profit....
11:00 2019-07-24

Construction of Silverbell Road Sidewalk Infill Project begins Monday MARANA – Starting Monday, crews will be working on the the Silverbell Road Sidewalk Infill Project Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Work includes new sidewalks, upgrading various curb ramps, improving various driveway aprons, and installing handrail along the south and west sides o...
10:52 2019-07-01

Hudbay shares slump 20% after court bars construction at Arizona project Hudbay Minerals shares plunged more than 20% on Thursday after a court ruling barred the company from proceeding with construction at its Rosemont project in Arizona....
16:39 2019-08-01

Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to block construction of Obama center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to prevent the construction of the Obama Presidential Center in lakeside Jackson Park — dealing a blow to environmentalists who sought to stop the project. US District Judge John Robert Blakey said there should be “no delay in construc...
23:13 2019-06-11

Exclusive supper club serves up buzz at condo construction site It felt like trespassing. On a recent evening, a panel in a wall of green scaffolding outside an under-construction Williamsburg condo swung open. Flickering candles set an intimate mood as a friend and I were ushered past cinderblocks and roped coils of wire, up a newly installed elevator, and down...
06:13 2019-05-23

US construction spending falls 0.8% in May, first decline in 6 months, as housing remains weak WASHINGTON (AP) — US construction spending falls 0.8% in May, first decline in 6 months, as housing remains weak. The post US construction spending falls 0.8% in May, first decline in 6 months, as housing remains weak appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:52 2019-07-01

Lauren London Reveals Construction of Nipsey Hussle Tower Is Underway Since Nipsey Hussle’s murder in April, his former fiancée Lauren London has transformed her Instagram account into a vigil for the celebrated community organizer, entrepreneur, and recording artist. As she’s publicly mourned his absence and inconceivable loss, she’s provided heartfelt insight into t...
07:00 2019-08-03

Sunny Deol Reviews Progress Of Construction Work On Kartarpur Corridor Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol on Saturday reviewed the work progress of the Kartarpur corridor in Punjab's Gurdaspur district and posted pictures of his visit on social media. The corridor......
04:26 2019-06-16

| Tokyo Olympic construction race raises worker safety questions As Tokyo 2020 Olympics preparations enter their final stage, activists and workers groups say speedy venue construction has had dangerous consequences....
10:13 2019-07-25

Local artists to paint murals on Fourth Avenue construction fence TUCSON – With their bright colors, culture and powerful messages, murals have become the cure to sad walls in Tucson. The Historic Fourth Avenue Coalition now wants to beautify the construction fences along Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street, where the old bar The Flycatcher used to stand. After operati...
17:52 2019-08-16

Fingerprints of Ancient Masons Reveal Advanced Iron Age Construction Technique Sometimes a discovery really brings the past alive. One such is the recent discovery of 3000-year old fingerprints that have been found in the United Arab Emirates.  ...
06:52 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Albemarle to delay construction plans for 125,000 tons of lithium processing Albemarle Corp said on Thursday it would delay construction plans for about 125,000 tons of additional lithium processing capacity as an oversupply of the white metal used to make electric vehicle batteries has pushed down prices....
17:26 2019-08-08

1 dead, 6 injured after construction crane collapses on Dallas apartment building The crane fell after the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the greater Dallas/Fort Worth area Sunday evening, saying winds could exceed 70 miles per hour....
01:39 2019-06-10

A construction worker dad became a successful Instagram influencer just to prove a point to his daughter Getty Images / Jeff Pachoud Omar, an Austin, Texas-based construction worker, is the only influencer you need to follow on Instagram. The coffee-loving, cigar-smoking construction worker decided to share his life on Instagram after telling his daughter how easy it would be to become an influencer. ...
21:39 2019-06-13

Olympics construction worker dies as Tokyo swelters, heatstroke suspected A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with media saying heatstroke was suspected as the Japanese capital swelters through a deadly heatwave....
06:00 2019-08-09

As construction on private border wall resumes in New Mexico, group is under investigation Florida is investigating WeBuildTheWall, Inc., an organization that has begun building a border wall on private property in New Mexico.        ...
08:26 2019-06-02

New Mexico construction worker saves baby, toddler from burning building A New Mexico construction worker is being hailed a hero for saving a two-month-old girl and a young boy from a burning building Friday, according to a report....
18:52 2019-07-15

WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation An unexploded American aerial bomb from World War II was found in central Berlin during construction work on Friday, forcing the evacuation of surrounding city blocks, the police said....
01:13 2019-06-15

Disney Is Moving Forward With Construction on Its Marvel Theme Park Expansion With Galaxy’s Edge a success, it’s time for Disney to move forward on its next franchise-incorporating theme park project: a Marvel park....
22:52 2019-06-15

Private border wall construction halts after New Mexico town protests A U.S. group building what it claims is the first private wall on the Mexican border wall on Wednesday said it had stopped construction after a New Mexico town ruled the project lacked necessary permits....
23:00 2019-05-29

Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
05:13 2019-08-13

Protests rage against construction of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.        ...
07:26 2019-07-16

U.S. judge rejects Trump administration move to start wall construction A federal judge rejected on Thursday an effort by the Trump administration to begin construction on a wall on the border with Mexico while it appeals a ruling that found funding for the wall was likely not authorized by Congress....
23:00 2019-05-30

Revealed: mental health crisis at Hinkley Point C construction site Several workers on nuclear plant have killed themselves or attempted to, says unionNo more ‘man up’: push for better mental healthWhy do so many construction workers kill themselves?Hinkley Point nuclear power station, Britain’s biggest construction project since the second world war, is grappling w...
05:52 2019-08-14

UK construction output 'drops like a stone' as Brexit bites - business live British builders have suffered their worst monthly decline as heightened political and economic uncertainty hurts the economyBreaking: UK builders suffer plunging outputPMI falls to just 43.1, weakest in a decadeHousebuilding, commercial and civil construction all shrinkingPolitical uncertainty blam...
15:52 2019-07-02

Olympics construction worker among dead as heat wave batters Japan Searing conditions are causing many deaths across the country a year out from the Games, raising concerns about the health of spectators and athletes....
15:39 2019-08-09

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
06:00 2019-05-23

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM), combined, totaled 87.20 million contracts. ...
06:39 2019-05-22

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
22:26 2019-06-14

US housing starts total 1.191 million in July, vs 1.24 million expected CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the July housing starts and building permits. CNBC's Diana Olick and Steve Liesman join the "Squawk Box" team to break down the numbers....
17:26 2019-08-16

Actor Jason Momoa visits protesters blocking construction of telescope in Hawaii The Native Hawaiian Hollywood actor wore green leaf lei around his neck and the crown of his head as he attended a ceremony at the protest site on Wednesday....
07:52 2019-08-01

Bedrock City in Arizona to open for summer before construction begins on Raptor Ranch Bedrock City, Arizona / Ryan Polei / Flickr PHOENIX (KPNX) – Arizonans will have the chance to say one final “yabba dabba doo!” to the state’s famed roadside attraction near Valle before most of the larger-than-life versions of the 1960s cartoon characters go extinct. RELATED: Flin...
17:26 2019-07-01

UK construction sector hit by Brexit uncertainty; growth fears hit markets - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Britain’s building sector suffers its worst month in over a yearLatest: South African GDP shrinksUK construction PMI fell last month Brexit uncertainty blamedEarlier:Factory slowdown fuels recession worriesAustralia cuts interest rates 1...
12:39 2019-06-04

Bid to quickly halt Central Park West bike lane construction fails A Manhattan judge on Wednesday declined to immediately halt construction of a protected bike lane on Central Park West, a day after a local condo board sued the city to stop the path. In denying the request for an injunction, Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Lynn Kotler rapped the residents of 25 Centr...
00:13 2019-08-01

UPDATE 1-Standard Industries, private equity vie for BASF construction chemicals -sources Building materials maker Standard Industries and several private equity groups are vying for BASF's construction chemicals business, which the German chemicals group has put on the block to focus on more profitable operations, people close to the matter said....
20:00 2019-06-28

This 1960s Comic Strip Claimed Nuclear Explosions Were the Future of Road Construction Nuclear weapons can wipe out an entire city in the blink of an eye, but what about all the good they can do? That was the pitch from this 1965 comic strip that extolled the virtues of nuclear bombs to build everything from highways to a “second Panama canal.”Read more......
20:26 2019-07-17

Transportation Secretary Chao reportedly still holds construction co. stake she pledged to divest Elaine Chao's shares have risen in value by more than $40,000 since the month she said she would let go of them, the Wall Street Journal reported....
17:26 2019-05-28

Large structure fire burns at Santa Clara condo construction site SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KNTV) – A large structure fire at a condominium construction site in Santa Clara sent huge plumes of smoke and flames into the sky Friday morning. Photos posted on Twitter identified the location as a building under construction at the corner of El Camino Real and Scott. ...
05:39 2019-06-29

Police in Hawaii reportedly arresting protesters in standoff over construction of Mauna Kea telescope Native Hawaiian protesters are promising Wednesday to continue their blockade of an access road to the construction site of a mountaintop telescope on The Big Island -- despite an increased police presence -- in a bid to halt the project....
23:13 2019-07-17

Judge Cuts $55 Million From $80 Million Roundup Verdict A federal judge cut down by $55 million a verdict tying Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller to cancer, as the company continues to battle thousands of similar claims throughout the U.S....
00:39 2019-07-16

HGTV hit 'Windy City Rehab' at war with Chicago over construction permits, jeopardizing series: report The popular HGTV show "Windy City Rehab" is in trouble with Chicago officials over construction permits. If the disputes are not resolved, it could jeopardize the future of one of the highest-rated shows on the channel....
21:52 2019-07-21

Andrew Cancio still juggling two worlds: World champ and full-time construction technician Andrew Cancio is a world titleholder and has a fight scheduled to defend his belt in a rematch against Alberto Machado on Saturday. But he still has a chip on his shoulder -- and a full-time job on the side....
15:39 2019-06-20

Barcelona's Sagrada Familia has finally received a building permit 137 years after construction began The Barcelona city council granted a seven-year license to the current builders of the Sagrada Familia, 137 years after construction of the church began. The city will be paid $5.3 million in fees as part of an agreement negotiated with a foundation committed to the completion of La Sagrada Familia....
21:52 2019-06-11

Hundreds Of Activists Fill Street To Continue Protesting Telescope Construction On Sacred Hawaiian Land On Sunday morning, hundreds of activists protested the building of the Thirty Meter Telescope at Mauna Kea on Hawaii island by gathering at Kalakaua and Kuhio avenues. By 11 a.m., the “Waikiki for Mauna Kea” march filled the street with hundreds of people, backing up traffic near the Honolulu Zoo, a...
07:26 2019-07-22

‘If you’re a good worker, papers don’t matter’: How a Trump construction crew has relied on immigrants without legal status The Trump Organization pledged early this year to scrutinize the legal status of its employees. But a little-known company owned by the president has continued to use undocumented workers for projects on his properties, according to past and current crew members....
19:13 2019-08-09

Hundreds of Protestors Block Work Crews Ahead of Thirty Meter Telescope Construction in Hawaii Construction preparation for what is supposed to be one of the world’s biggest and most powerful telescopes was set to begin Monday in Hawaii, but opponents aren’t making it easy.Read more......
20:26 2019-07-17

GoFundMe border wall construction back in motion after New Mexico city lifts cease-and-desist Construction was halted Tuesday, but quickly began again Thursday after the group got the go-ahead from the city of Sunland Park, New Mexico.        ...
19:26 2019-05-31

Privately funded organization 'We Build the Wall' starts construction of border barrier in El Paso area A privately funded organization called We Build the Wall began work this weekend on a project to build a section of border wall near El Paso, Texas. ...
22:13 2019-05-27

Red Dead Redemption 2 sales hit 25 million, up 1 million since May Publisher Take-Two revealed today during its financial results for the first quarter that Red Dead Redemption 2's sales now sit at 25 million.Read More...
03:13 2019-08-06

2 Russians venture into open space from Space Station MOSCOW (AP) — Two Russian crewmembers on the International Space Station have begun a spacewalk to conduct scientific research and help maintain the orbiting outpost. Oleg Kononenko and Alexey Ovchinin will retrieve scientific experiments that were mounted on the station’s exterior and perform...
19:52 2019-05-29

Stunning vintage photos show Tower Bridge through the decades, from its construction in 1894 to a landmark on London's modern skyline Spectacular vintage photographs show how Tower Bridge has endured over the years as its surroundings on the River Thames and its banks have changed through time....
10:00 2019-06-30

CBOE Holdings Reports September 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume: 92.9 Million Total Contracts; 4.9 Million Contracts ADV CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that September 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange SM (CFE...
06:39 2019-05-22

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 28 PERCENT WITH ADV OF 4.85 MILLION CONTRACTS; NOVEMBER'S4.56-MILLION-CONTRACT ADV MIRRORS RECORD NOVEMBER 2007 Chicago, December 1, 2008- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that through November, trading reached an all-time record of 1.121 billion contracts with an average daily volume (ADV) of 4.85 million contracts. This was 28 percent higher than the same 11-month period in 2007. Year-to...
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume Of Over 91 Million Contracts; ADV Of Nearly 4 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®...
06:39 2019-05-22

CBOE RECORDS MOST ACTIVE MONTHEVER: AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 6.1 MILLION CONTRACTS ON 127.2 MILLION SEPTEMBER VOLUME CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that September was its most active month ever as 127.2 million contracts changed hands, with an average daily volume (ADV) of 6.1 million contracts. CBOE's September volume edged out the previous monthly record set ...
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contracts per day, up 16 percent when compared to 3,528,081 contracts per day during May 2007.Total exchange volume during May rose ten percent to 85,616,975 c...
14:13 2019-05-22

CBOE RECORDS BUSIEST MONTH EVER - 126.2 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME - 5.7 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that July was its most active month ever as a total of 126.2 million contracts traded, with an average daily trading volume of 5.7 million contracts. July's volume beat the previous monthly record set in January 2008...
13:26 2019-05-22

'Game of Thrones' finale sets records with 13.6 million TV viewers, 19.3 million overall The series finale of 'Game of Thrones' Sunday is HBO's most-watched single telecast, surpassing a 'Sopranos' episode from 2002.        ...
15:52 2019-05-21

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for ‘Smize Cream’? Tyra Banks Teases Another Unexpected Venture Things we automatically associate with supermodels: runways, magazine covers, fashion-related reality shows, and cosmetics lines. But Tyra Banks continues to prove that she’s not your average supermodel—an oxymoron, we know—with out-of-the-box ideas that include a model-themed amusement park, an upc...
19:26 2019-07-02

Scheer says Canada needs coast-to-coast corridor for pipeline construction In a speech laying out his economic vision, the opposition leader says having one dedicated route would make it easier to approve major new energy projects....
14:33 2019-05-21

CBOE JANUARY VOLUME OF 83.5 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY -- UP 26% OVER DECEMBER Chicago, February 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 83,544,370 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in January. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up 26 percent from December 2008. Average daily trading volume (ADV) for the month was down 21 percent...
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX has surpassed 50 million shares traded. ......
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN APRIL ROSE 15%; 3.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 86.3 Million During April; Trading In Equity Options Gains 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, May 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in April was 3,924,060 contracts traded per day, up 15% when compared to the 3,421,694 contracts per day during April 2007.Total exchange volume during April rose 26% to 86,329,324 contracts, u...
14:13 2019-05-22

This Fund Is Riding Bitcoin to Top Bitcoin is booming again. One of the biggest beneficiaries is Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, a fund that provides everyday investors with access to the world’s most popular cryptocurrency....
16:39 2019-06-30

Why SoftBank Needs a Second Vision Fund Softbank could use a second technology megafund following the success of its Vision Fund, which has added a powerful shot of growth to the company’s recent financial results....
00:00 2019-08-08

Trump: ‘We’ll see what happens’ with 9/11 victims fund President Trump said he was “impressed” with Jon Stewart’s emotional testimony about continuing health care for 9/11 responders before a House panel but sidestepped a question whether he would direct Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to ensure passage of the bill in his chambe...
20:26 2019-06-23

NYC’s rainy day fund could be in danger The city’s rainy day fund is at risk of drying up, fiscal watchdogs warned Wednesday. The budget surplus plummeted by $355 million over the past year from $4.221 billion to $4.576 billion, according to City Comptroller Scott Stringer. Those funds go into the city’s budget cushion — reser...
08:39 2019-08-08

Woodford 'extremely sorry' for top fund suspension Neil Woodford has appeared in a video where he say he is "extremely sorry" that investors had to be blocked from withdrawing their cash from his top fund....
13:26 2019-06-05

Woodford fund goes into second month of suspension Fund manager Neil Woodford will keep his flagship £3.7bn fund frozen for at least another month, leaving thousands of investors without access to their money....
23:39 2019-07-01

Want to Profit From a Trade War? There’s an Investment Fund for That There are funds on the market that could help you profit from American trade tensions with countries like China. But short-term bets are inherently risky....
16:13 2019-07-11

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging an about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to-settle-wildfire-claims?srnd=deals on Wednesday....
03:26 2019-06-06

Does SoftBank Really Have $108 Billion for Its Vision Fund 2? SoftBank appeared to have pulled off a fundraising coup last month when it announced a technology investment fund with $108 billion in expected capital from the likes of Apple and Microsoft....
14:52 2019-08-06

3 times my emergency fund has saved me Without a healthy savings account, you effectively risk racking up costly debt the next time an unplanned expense comes your way.       ...
22:52 2019-06-08

Cboe Welcomes New ARK Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 5, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new ARK fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
21:52 2019-05-21

Fund Manager Says Oil Is Going Higher, Buy Oil Drillers James Brilliant, chief investment officer at CM Advisors, thinks the oil market has been fundamentally misunderstood and that oil is going to $100. He expects the entire industry to benefit, but he especially likes oil drillers Transocean and Ensco....
15:39 2019-05-21

NYC to become first city to directly fund abortions New York City could become the first city to set aside funds strictly for abortion, according to a councilmember who called the move a "beacon for the rest of the country."...
18:52 2019-06-18

Sen. Lee willing to fund 9/11 victim program for only 10 years GOP Sen. Mike ​Lee, who blocked a vote on a bill for 9/11 victims in the Senate, on Thursday suggested funding the program for 10 years instead of through 2092 as advocates have sought. “Last night Jon Stewart said he believed a billion dollars a year for ten years was a reasonable request for 9/11....
19:39 2019-07-18

Plumb Balanced Fund Is Beating The S&P 500 "We're not trying to duplicate the stock market. We're trying to make money for people," said Tom Plumb, manager of the Plumb Balanced Fund. The fund is the top fund in its Morningstar category for the 1-year, 3-year, 5-year periods. It also beat the S&P 500 last year and year-to-date....
15:39 2019-05-21

CBOE AUGUST VOLUME TOTALS 88.5 MILLION CONTRACTS; YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 25% TO 772 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, September 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during August totaled 88.5 million contracts. Daily trading volume averaged 4.2 million contracts during the month, down eight percent against August 2007, the best August ever for CBOE. With 77...
13:26 2019-05-22

5 Lessons From the Democratic Fund-Raising Reports Second-quarter totals show a lower tier of candidates burning through cash trying to stay viable, while the leaders banked millions. Elizabeth Warren now has more than 300 people on her payroll....
20:52 2019-07-16

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 billion fund: Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday....
01:00 2019-06-06

Jon Stewart Challenges McConnell On 9/11 Fund: ‘Meet With Them’ New York (CNN Business) — Jon Stewart had plenty to say to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday night. Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show,” popped up on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” to respond to a statement McConnell made to Fox News. McCo...
16:39 2019-06-18

Jon Stewart blasts Congress over 9-11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. (June 11)        ...
20:13 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to-settle-wildfire-claims?srnd=deals on Wednesday....
03:26 2019-06-06

Jon Stewart eviscerates US Congress over 9/11 first responder fund The comedian has delivered an emotional plea to US lawmakers on behalf of first responders running out of time and money. He attacked Congress for its hypocrisy and lack of shame....
05:39 2019-06-12

9/11 first responder pleads for victims fund from his hospice bed Luis Alvarez, who testified with Jon Stewart, asked Congress to ‘do the right thing’ in what he expects to be his last interviewAn emergency first responder who was diagnosed with cancer following his work at Ground Zero in New York has spoken from his hospice bed just days after he testified alongs...
22:52 2019-06-21

Loeb's Hedge Fund Wants Centene to Consider Selling Itself Daniel Loeb’s Third Point has built a stake in Centene and wants the health insurer to consider selling itself before spending $15.3 billion on its deal to purchase WellCare Health Plans....
19:13 2019-05-24

Activist Hedge Fund Wants Centene to Consider Selling Itself Daniel Loeb’s Third Point has built a stake in Centene and wants the health insurer to consider selling itself before spending $15.3 billion on its deal to purchase WellCare Health Plans....
18:39 2019-05-24

Australian business should cut less, grow more, fund manager says IFM Investors calls for focus on long-term revenue growth, and supports BHP’s pledge to curb carbon emissionsThe head of IFM Investors says the $140bn investment powerhouse will be pushing Australian company bosses to work on growing their businesses instead of focusing on cutting costs.The chief ex...
21:52 2019-07-31

BT suggests it could cut dividend to fund fibre expansion BT has suggested it could cut the dividend handed out to shareholders in order to invest in fibre to the premise (FTTP) infrastructure.Speculation that BT is preparing to cut its dividend for the first time since 2009 has been mounting, with some expecting an announcement in the company’s mos...
23:13 2019-07-11

Jon Stewart lashes out at Congress over 9/11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money....
20:13 2019-06-11

House committee gives OK to 9/11 victims fund reauthorization The House judiciary committee gave its approval to legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund one day after comedian Jon Stewart passionately implored the panel to support the bill....
21:00 2019-06-12

Investigation Intensifies Into Top Trump Fund-raiser Elliott Broidy, who raised money for Donald J. Trump’s 2016 campaign and his inauguration, is the subject of a wide-ranging inquiry of foreign influence....
02:26 2019-07-09

Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Online Nomination: Here's How To Do It EPFO nomination: It is important to nominate members to the EPF account, according to EPFO's website. In the event of a subscriber's sudden demise, only the nominated members can withdraw the EPF......
00:13 2019-05-28

SoftBank’s profit nearly quadruples on fund investments TOKYO — Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. reported Wednesday its fiscal first quarter profit nearly quadrupled to 1.122 trillion yen ($10.6 billion) as its fund investments boosted income. Tokyo-based SoftBank’s April-June profit the previous year had totaled 313.7 billion yen. ...
12:00 2019-08-07

Steel pension fund in talks about £10.5bn buyout The trustees of the £10.5bn British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) are in secret talks to offload it two years after it was handed £550m to secure a rescue of the UK's biggest steel producer....
00:39 2019-06-30

Cboe Welcomes New Pacer Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 12, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new Pacer fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
21:52 2019-05-21

Cboe Welcomes New Aptus Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new Aptus fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
21:52 2019-05-21

Senate expected to pass 9/11 fund extension The Senate is expected to pass a bill Tuesday to fund the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090, permanently compensating individuals who were injured during the 2001 terrorist attacks and its aftermath rescuing people and removing debris under hazardous conditions....
20:52 2019-07-23

Why Africa’s Biggest Fund Manager Is Under Fire The Public Investment Corp. is the behemoth of Africa’s fund managers, overseeing $150 billion in pension assets for more than 1 million South African state workers. While the PIC, as it’s widely known, was long heralded for delivering market-beating returns, its reputation has been scarred by accus...
13:00 2019-07-01

Cboe Welcomes New iShares Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 9, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new iShares fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
21:52 2019-05-21

Brexit 'may bar UK scientists from €100bn EU research fund' Nobel prize winner warns UK science will suffer unless it can gain access to Horizon EuropeOne of Britain’s leading researchers has warned of a “major blow” to national science if ministers cannot secure access to a massive research programme that is being drawn up by the EU.The Horizon Europe progr...
10:13 2019-06-03

Why Fund Managers Are Scared of Sudden Withdrawals   Why have markets been so alarmed over sudden withdrawals from a handful of European investment funds, like London-based H2O Asset Management? And why did their troubles lead the head of the Bank of England to warn that some funds were “built on lies”? The answer has to do with terms familiar to many...
16:26 2019-07-10

Cboe Welcomes New Global X Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – October 18, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BZX: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), a leader in exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed a new Global X fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
21:52 2019-05-21

The euro zone now has a budget — but no agreement on how to fund it The 19 finance ministers agreed, after a marathon meeting that ran into the early hours of Friday morning last week, that the euro zone should have its own budget to help with structural reforms and public investment....
18:00 2019-06-19

CBOE SURPASSES ONE-BILLION-CONTRACT VOLUME YEAR TO DATE AND POSTS ALL-TIME RECORD MONTHLY VOLUME IN OCTOBER; DURING OCTOBER, 134.2 MILLION CONTRACTS TRADED WITH ADV 5.8 MILLION CONTRACTS Chicago, November 3, 2008 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that year-to-date volume surpassed one billion contracts for the first time in the Exchange's history as 1.034 billion contracts changed hands through October (average daily volume of 4.9 million contracts). In addition...
13:26 2019-05-22

McConnell: I don’t know why Jon Stewart is ‘all bent out of shape’ on 9/11 victims fund “It sounds to me like he’s looking for some way to take offense,” the Senate majority leader said of Stewart on Monday, days after the comedian’s emotional testimony on Capitol Hill....
04:26 2019-06-18

Fund investors retreat from U.S. stocks as S&P 500 hits records Investors pulled slightly more than $5 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold U.S. stocks last week, ending what had been the largest rush into domestic stocks since 2016,......
18:52 2019-07-03

Funeral scheduled for detective who fought for Sept. 11 fund NEW YORK (AP) — A funeral will be held Wednesday for a former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund. Detective Luis Alvarez appeared with former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart last month to plead with Congre...
16:52 2019-07-01

9/11 First Responders Fund Clears Senate and Heads to Trump Congress gave final approval to legislation that would extend lifetime compensation to emergency workers who became ill after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001....
23:52 2019-07-23

Fund to compensate Equifax data breach victims set to run out Consumers rushing to collect $125 (£103) in compensation from Equifax after a major data breach could be disappointed, US regulators have warned....
11:13 2019-08-01

Star Manager Woodford Halts Fund's Redemptions U.K. money manager Neil Woodford suspended redemptions from his main fund, drawing fresh attention to the dilemma for investment firms that promise investors they can quickly cash out of funds with hard-to-sell assets....
23:39 2019-06-04

Mexico says US development aid to fund wind farm, LNG plant The Mexican government says a natural gas plant and a wind farm to produce electricity will be the first two projects under a U.S. development program to improve the economy of Mexico’s poor south as a way to discourage migration...
06:00 2019-07-11

House Votes to Extend 9/11 Fund for Lifetimes of First Responders The House voted on Friday on a $10 billion measure that would replenish a Sept. 11 fund for ailing first responders, and extend assistance for the rest of their lives....
20:00 2019-07-12

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires caused by their equipment....
23:39 2019-07-12

SoftBank's Vision Fund to borrow $4 bln against stakes in Uber and two others - FT SoftBank's Vision Fund is looking to borrow $4 billion against its stakes in Uber Technologies Inc, soon-to-go-public Slack Technologies Inc, and blood-testing company Guardant Health Inc, the Financial Times reported, citing people directly involved in the deal....
08:00 2019-05-30

Kentucky conservation fund wins award for preservation FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The American Battlefield Trust has recognized the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund for helping preserve battlefields and historic sites. American Battlefield Trust President James Lighthizer recognized the fund last week for a “monumental contribution” to th...
11:52 2019-06-10

Hedge fund could bid for Hudson News wholesale operation Could Anthony Melchiorre’s Chatham Asset Management be readying a bid to buy out Jimmy Cohen’s Hudson News magazine wholesale distribution business? “I wouldn’t be surprised if it happens in the third or fourth quarter,” said one veteran of the magazine circulation wars. Indeed, two industry execs b...
07:52 2019-07-12

Female Hedge-Fund Veteran Has Contemplated Comeback Anne Dias has discussed a return to money management, people familiar with the matter say. She was once one of the few women to run a hedge fund, investing on behalf of billionaire Julian Robertson as well as her then-husband, Ken Griffin....
13:26 2019-05-29

Senate overwhelmingly passes 9/11 victim fund bill, 97-2 The Senate passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090 by a vote of 97-2 , virtually funding health care for 9/11 victims and first responders for life....
22:26 2019-07-23

How To Check Provident Fund (PF) Claim Status Via Umang App Users can also check their EPF balance, search establishment, get EPFO address and apply for Jeevan Pramaan certificate via Umang app, which is currently available on google, apple and windows......
20:39 2019-05-30

Nancy Pelosi Agrees to Fund More Concentration Camps Today, the House passed a Senate version of a bill that will provide emergency funding to address the crisis on the border, according to CNN. The vote came after disagreements about whether House Democrats should hold out to amend the bill....
02:26 2019-06-28

The Latest: Donor willing to fund push to undo abortion ban JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:55 p.m. A wealthy GOP political donor is willing to bankroll a possible ballot initiative to repeal a Missouri ban on abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy. Missouri businessman D...
03:13 2019-05-25

Factbox: Saudi sovereign fund's strategy in focus Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has pursued eye-catching investments abroad over the past several years, part of reform plans to diversify the economy beyond oil and transform the country into a high-tech investment powerhouse....
13:39 2019-06-28

U.S. Supreme Court to hear IBM retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether managers of a retirement fund for IBM Corp employees that invested in the company's stock can be sued for failing to disclose that its microelectronics business was overvalued....
19:13 2019-06-03

NASA will fund a revolutionary mission to fly through Titan’s atmosphere Mission concept of Dragon's entry, descent, landing, surface operations, and flight at Titan. [credit: Johns Hopkins APL ] On Thursday, NASA announced its next medium-class mission to explo...
08:52 2019-06-28

Former NYC police detective who fought for 9/11 compensation fund dead at 53 Alvarez was diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2016. He traced his illness to the three months he spent in the rubble of the World Trade Center's twin towers after the 2001 terrorist attacks....
20:52 2019-06-29

How To Open Public Provident Fund Account With SBI? 10 Things To Know Public Provident Fund (PPF) account, a retirement planning-focused instrument, is considered among the most sought after investment products by financial experts. It is offered by various institutions......
22:13 2019-06-29

Activists blame Sen. Mike Lee for holding up 9/11 victims fund A Utah senator is holding up a vote to approve bipartisan legislation that would provide for 9/11 victims and their families, infuriating first responders who gave their all on that day, The Post has learned. Republican Sen. Mike Lee has placed a procedural hold on an extension of the 9/11 Victim Co...
19:13 2019-07-17

Hedge fund Elliott buys stake in UK's Saga Activist investor Elliott has taken a position in Britain's Saga Plc, less than a month after the specialist tourism and insurance firm warned that discounting was taking a heavy toll on its tours business....
11:26 2019-07-17

Senate to vote on permanently extending 9/11 victims fund The Senate has agreed to vote on permanently extending the 9/11 victims fund, setting up action that will put the bill on President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature by next week.After Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) insisted on amendment votes rather than pass the bill unanimously...
22:26 2019-07-18

The Pitfalls of 'Designated Beneficiaries' for Mutual-Fund Accounts “Transfer on death” accounts go directly to beneficiaries upon the owner’s death. But they still need to be carefully coordinated with the owner’s overall estate plan....
07:39 2019-07-09

U.S. Investigating Deutsche Bank's Dealings With Malaysian Fund The sprawling, multibillion-dollar Malaysian development fraud scandal that has toppled a prime minister and stretched from Hollywood to Wall Street is threatening to implicate Germany’s biggest bank....
07:13 2019-07-11

| US hedge fund billionaire charged with sex trafficking minors Jeffrey Epstein, a hedge fund billionaire with ties to top politicians and celebrities, was charged on Monday with sexually exploiting dozens of young girls....
22:00 2019-07-08

BlackRock Fund's First Big Private-Equity Deal Is a Sign of What's to Come BlackRock’s private-equity fund hopes its deal for a stake in Authentic Brands will be the first in a series that will help the firm close the gap with private-equity rivals, and drive momentum for a fund designed to hold stakes for the long haul....
01:39 2019-08-13

How To Check Provident Fund Account Balance Online Provident fund account balance: Retirement fund body EPFO or Employees' Provident Fund Organisation allows EPF subscribers to access their passbook - which contains information on their account......
20:39 2019-05-30

US hedge fund plots Four Seasons care homes bid An American hedge fund giant has waded into the auction of Britain's second biggest care home operator, setting up a potential tussle for control with another of the company's major creditors....
22:52 2019-07-11

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill clears Senate The US Senate on Tuesday finally passed a bill guaranteeing financial support to the families of 9/11 first responders and victims — as a chorus of riotous cheers arose from the gallery. Senators approved 97-2 “The Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer and Luis Alvarez Permanent ...
01:52 2019-07-24

Jon Stewart to testify on behalf of 9/11 victims fund to Congress Jon Stewart and a number of first responders will testify before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday to push lawmakers to fund the 9/11 victims compensation fund. The House is expected to vote on the “Never Forget the Heroes Act” on Wednesday that would extend funding beyond 2020, when...
17:52 2019-06-11

McConnell swats at Jon Stewart over 9/11 fund: 'I don't know why he is all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday defended his legislative handling of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund after comedian Jon Stewart, an advocate for 9/11 first responders, accused the Kentucky Republican of slow-walking the act’s extension in Congress. “Many things in Congre...
22:26 2019-06-17

Cboe Welcomes New Exponential ETFs Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new Exponential ETFs fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
21:52 2019-05-21

State Street to pay $88.8 mln to settle with U.S. SEC on mutual fund overcharges State Street Corp agreed to pay $88.8 million to settle charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it overcharged mutual funds and other clients for expenses related to its custody of client assets, the regulator said on Thursday....
19:26 2019-06-27

Is It Time To Sell? 4 Questions Fund Investors Should Answer Getting better at selling funds can help you keep your investments in shape and may even improve your results. These four questions can help you know when it's time to move on....
15:39 2019-05-21

Schools 'crowd fund for pencils, glue and books' The prime minister says the government is putting a "record level of funding". into schools, after Jeremy Corbyn asks about some closing early on Fridays....
20:52 2019-05-22

An Outside Hedge Fund Is Driving Steve Cohen's Gains Billionaire Steve Cohen’s hedge fund is up about 10% this year. But a significant part of that return has come from a money manager who doesn’t work at Mr. Cohen’s fund....
17:13 2019-08-05

After Woodford fund suspension, focus turns to its stewards The suspension of Neil Woodford's flagship fund has put the focus on a little known firm tasked with ensuring his investors were being looked after properly....
19:52 2019-06-17

McConnell fires back at Jon Stewart over 9/11 victims fund Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he doesn’t know why Jon Stewart is so “bent out of shape” over securing health care for 9/11 responders, saying the Senate will “take care” of the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund. The former host of “The Daily Show...
18:52 2019-06-17

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
07:52 2019-06-22

Myanmar Military's Businesses Fund Campaign Against Rohingya, U.N. Says The Myanmar military’s sprawling corporate empire contributed to the expulsion campaign against the country’s ethnic-minority Rohingya and should be sanctioned, the United Nations said in a report....
20:13 2019-08-05

Hedge fund-owned MNG reduces stake in Gannett to 4.2% Alden Global Capital's MNG Enterprises Inc., which launched a bid to acquire Gannett Co. in January, has reduced its stake in the company from 7.5%        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

CBOE to Develop Hedge Fund Benchmarks with Eurekahedge CHICAGO, IL -- May 20, 2015 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has entered into an agreement with Eurekahedge, a hedge-fund research and data collection company, to collaborate on the development of a series of new benchmark indexes that will measure the performanc...
03:39 2019-05-22

| Amanda Knox married before asking fans to fund wedding Amanda Knox, the US student who was convicted then acquitted of killing her roommate in Italy, was already married when she launched an appeal for thousands of dollars to pay for a wedding, according to media reports....
22:13 2019-08-02

Pensions commit $8B to fund of prison-phone magnate Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores has been freed from his fundraising prison. Two massive pensions — including New York City’s pensions and the Pennsylvania Teachers pension — are planning to commit more money to a new $8 billion fund Gores is raising — despite protests from prison rights advocates ov...
04:52 2019-06-20

Vulture fund Hilco plots swoop on Bathstore A vulture fund which has swooped on a string of retailers including Homebase and HMV is plotting a move to take over Bathstore as it hovers on the brink of collapse....
12:39 2019-06-21

US fund managers grapple with socially responsible investing NEW YORK, Aug 2 (LPC) - Asset managers are increasingly making sustainable investment decisions that reflect their own corporate values and those of their investors, but are still under pressure to deliver competitive returns as the market continues to develop and implement environmentally friendly ...
18:39 2019-08-02

McConnell to meet 9/11 responders to discuss victims’ fund Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is meeting this week with 9/11 first responders to talk about reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund...
20:00 2019-06-27

The Fall of Barneys Burns a Hedge-Fund Star Some billionaire hedge-fund managers buy sports teams. Richard Perry snapped up Barneys, one of New York’s most influential luxury department-store chains, but couldn’t save it from industrywide pressures....
12:26 2019-08-06

CBOE FEBRUARY VOLUME OF 80.7 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY--UP 8% OVER FEBRUARY 2008 Chicago, March 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 80,670,249 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in February. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up eight percent from February 2008 and two percent from January 2009. Equity options volume at CBOE tot...
13:26 2019-05-22

Retirement savings 101: Here are 7 things to know before investing in a target-date fund A target-date fund is a fund of mutual funds that becomes more conservative with time. Here's what you should know about this retirement saving tool.        ...
19:52 2019-06-05

SoftBank Faces Challenges Raising Latest $100 Billion Fund SoftBank’s bid to raise a second mega fund has met with a chilly reception from some of the world’s biggest money managers, signaling that a crucial initiative for the firm faces significant hurdles....
21:13 2019-06-02

New White Paper on Fund use of Options in Portfolio Management Released CHICAGO, IL and NEW YORK, NY -- January 13, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today the release and publication of a groundbreaking new study: “Highlights of Performance Analysis of Options-Based Equity Mutual Funds, CEFs, and ETFs.” The study analyzed SEC-regulated ...
03:39 2019-05-22

Group to fund and operate first hydrogen fuel ferry fleet in the US The first hydrogen-powered commercial ferry under construction. [credit: Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine / Switch Maritime ] On Wednesday, a plan to put hydrogen fuel cell-powered ferries ...
01:52 2019-06-13

Australian retirees lose their $900,000 pension fund in cryptocurrency scam A retired couple in Australia have reportedly lost $900,000 to an elaborate cryptocurrency scam.  Mike and Karen Taylor were traveling around Australia in a camper van when they fell for the online scam. The cryptocurrency website they used looked legitimate, Taylor told 7News. It’s not clear how th...
17:00 2019-07-19

HSBC lures Moreau to head $500bn fund management arm A former head of the fund management arms of Deutsche Bank and AXA UK will this week be named as the next chief executive of HSBC's $500bn asset management business....
23:00 2019-08-06

Hargreaves Lansdown CEO to forgo bonus over Woodford fund fallout - FT Hargreaves Lansdown Chief Executive Officer Chris Hill is waiving a bonus of as much as 2.1 million pounds ($2.65 million) over the firm's links with Neil Woodford's suspended fund, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
00:26 2019-06-17

Angry Jon Stewart pushes lawmakers to extend 9/11 victims fund Comedian and actor Jon Stewart joined a group of Sept. 11 first responders on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to push lawmakers to vote in favor of legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
20:26 2019-06-11

Bank Exchange Traded Fund To Be Launched By December: Report Government holding in several PSU banks continues to remain at very high levels. It is as high as 75 per cent in PNB and 65 per cent in Bank of Baroda...
23:39 2019-05-28

North Korea has stolen $2B through cyberattacks to fund weapons: UN report The experts said North Korea “used cyberspace to launch increasingly sophisticated attacks to steal funds from financial institutions and cryptocurrency exchanges to generate income.” They also used cyberspace to launder the stolen money, the report said....
04:00 2019-08-08

Gannett shareholders reject hedge fund’s board candidates The vote, completed at Gannett’s annual meeting in McLean, amounted to a rejection of Alden’s Media News Group -- possibly a final one -- of Alden’s attempt to acquire Gannett through a hostile takeover launched in January....
16:00 2019-05-21

Hedge fund Hoplite Capital plans to shut down - letter Hedge fund Hoplite Capital is returning money to outside clients after a period of sluggish returns, the firm's founder, John Lykouretzos, told investors in a letter on Wednesday....
06:13 2019-08-08

Norway's sovereign wealth fund backs away from fossil fuels Coal and oil have long been sought-after investment targets, but that is changing. Norway is increasingly withdrawing its huge sovereign wealth fund from fossil fuels. But for finance, not climate protection....
22:00 2019-07-10

AOC rallies for 9/11 compensation fund, Congress expected to back bill The 9/11 victims compensation fund is expected to get crucial funding to help extend it for years when it finally hits Congress next week, it was announced at a Ground Zero rally on Sunday. “I’m told that we have 330 representatives that have signed on so we are very optimistic … t...
02:52 2019-06-10

Jeffrey Epstien Donated to Clinton White House Fund The relationship between former President Bill Clinton and Jeffrey Epstein, the convicted sex offender and accused child rapist, date back to 1993, according to a new investigation from the Daily Beast....
05:13 2019-07-25

Supreme Court to hear Intel retirement fund dispute Intel has been accused of violating federal law in making employee retirement plan investments that cost beneficiaries hundreds of millions of dollars....
00:39 2019-06-11

More GOP senators support 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming Two additional GOP senators signaled their support for 9/11 Victims Fund bill on Thursday following Jon Stewart’s shaming of lawmakers who were not present for testimony from 9/11 first responders at a Judiciary subcommittee hearing earlier this week, The Post has learned. Sen. John Hoeven (R-...
01:26 2019-06-14

Senate passes bill ensuring 9/11 victims fund will never run out of money House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at a news conference on behalf of 9/11 victims and families, Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Capitol in Washington. The House is expected to approve a bill Friday ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. Entert...
12:39 2019-07-24

Read Jon Stewart’s full testimony supporting the 9/11 victims fund Jon Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show,” and Luis Alvarez, a retired NYPD detective who responded to Ground Zero after the 9/11 terror attacks, were among those who testified Tuesday at a House Judiciary subcommittee. They ​appeared on behalf of reauthorizing the September 11th ...
20:39 2019-06-12

De Blasio used state account he controls as campaign slush fund Strapped for cash, Mayor Bill de Blasio turned to a state political account he controls to buy plane tickets, pay rent and purchase digital advertisements for his nascent presidential campaign — potentially violating campaign finance regulations, campaign finance experts told The Post. De BlasioR...
07:39 2019-07-20

Centre Orders Probe Into Jet Over Alleged Fund Mismanagement: Report The centre ordered an investigation on Thursday into alleged mismanagement of funds at Jet Airways, which halted operations in April after running out of cash....
22:39 2019-07-04

JPMorgan confirms winning bid to take majority stake in China fund JV JPMorgan confirmed it had won an auction to hold a majority equity stake in its Chinese asset management joint venture (JV), becoming the first foreign firm to move closer to taking control of an onshore funds business under new rules....
07:13 2019-08-06

Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off businesses Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its entertainment and semiconductors businesses into separate companies, the second time in six years it has targeted the Japanese electronics maker....
03:26 2019-06-14

SoftBank's Vision Fund to borrow $4 billion against stakes in Uber and two others: FT SoftBank's Vision Fund is looking to borrow $4 billion against its stakes in Uber Technologies Inc, soon-to-go-public Slack Technologies Inc, and blood-testing company Guardant Health Inc, the Financial Times reported, citing people directly involved in the deal....
08:13 2019-05-30

US duty free magnates fund controversial Israeli settlements HEBRON, West Bank (AP) — When travelers shop at dozens of duty free stores at airports worldwide, they may be paying for more than a bottle of vodka or a box of chocolates. The Falic family of Florida, owners of the Duty Free Americas chain, funds a generous and sometimes controversial philanthropic...
08:26 2019-07-01

Rajasthan Budget: Rs 1,000 Crore Farmers' Welfare Fund Announced Rajasthan Budget: From farming, irrigation, renewable energy and health sectors, the budget presented by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot came with many offerings for the people of the state....
14:13 2019-07-10

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund: media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, according to media reports on Friday....
22:26 2019-06-21

Legg Mason Reaches Deal With Hedge Fund Trian Legg Mason confirmed it reached an agreement with Trian Fund Management on the composition of its board, naming Nelson Peltz and Ed Garden as directors....
19:39 2019-05-21

Low-Income College Students Are Being Taxed Like Trust-Fund Babies Higher education officials are calling on Congress to fix a provision in the Trump administration’s tax overhaul that has caused unintended tax increases....
19:52 2019-05-21

9/11 first responder: Senators who blocked vote on victims fund are ‘a–holes’ John Feal, a first responder who’s been fighting for passage of the 9/11 compensation fund bill in Congress, said senators who held up the legislation in the upper chamber are “a–holes.” GOP Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Mike Lee of Utah stepped forward Wednesday with last-...
19:39 2019-07-18

Virgin Galactic is going public to fund its expensive tourist spaceflights Space tourism company Virgin Galactic has announced that it will go public via a merger with an investment firm. Its new partner, Social Capital Hedosophia (SCH), will invest $800 million in exchange for a 49 percent stake and take Virgin Galactic pu......
15:00 2019-07-09

British Steel: Turkish pension fund likely to be preferred bidder Two of the three remaining bidders are expected to be excluded imminentlyThe government is close to entering exclusive talks with a Turkish military pension fund about the sale of British Steel, raising hopes that more than 4,000 jobs and the Scunthorpe steelworks can be saved.Three bidders remain i...
00:39 2019-08-09

N Korea Took $2 Billion In Cyberattacks To Fund Weapons Programme: Report North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using "widespread and increasingly sophisticated" cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency......
05:00 2019-08-06

New grant to fund archery backstops at 2 Pima County ranges TUCSON – A $30,000 grant from Arizona Game and Fish Department will be used to renovate backstops at two Pima County ranges. The funds will be used at Tucson Mountain Park Archery Range and Southeast Regional Park Archery, Pima County said. According to a news release, “Pima County will match the fu...
18:13 2019-05-30

This new space industry fund is already beating the market—here are its main drivers An out-of-this-world exchange-traded fund just hit the market, and its creator says it capitalizes on lesser-known industries involved in the space race....
01:52 2019-05-27

Seeking shelter from trade war, fund managers bet on China's consumers China may be an odd choice for investors seeking shelter from a Sino-U.S. trade war. Yet, money managers in Asia are pouring funds into Chinese stocks as the long-term promise of a growing middle class trumps more immediate fears about tariffs....
07:39 2019-06-13

Norway stops Amazon fund contribution in dispute with Brazil Norway has suspended donations supporting projects to curb deforestation in Brazil after the country's right-wing government blocked operations of a fund receiving the aid, the Norwegian ministry of climate and environment said on Thursday....
02:13 2019-08-17

SoftBank says Vision Fund 2 could start investing soon, bags big gains on first SoftBank Group Corp's second Vision Fund could start investing as soon as next month, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said, as the technology conglomerate reported a leap in profits at its first $100 billion fund....
14:52 2019-08-07

Swedish fund AP2 ditches tobacco and nuclear weapons investments Sweden's AP2, one of the country's five main national pension funds, will no longer invest in tobacco and nuclear weapons-linked stocks, in a move it said on Tuesday deepened its commitment to......
04:39 2019-06-05

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 billion wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a top issue for the state after power provider PG&E Corp filed for bankruptcy in January expecting more ...
22:13 2019-07-11

Norway wealth fund allowed to invest again in Walmart, Rio Tinto, others Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund can invest again in miner Rio Tinto and retailer Walmart after their exclusions from the fund's investments on ethical grounds were revoked, the board of the central......
20:39 2019-06-27

D.E. Shaw's top shareholder activist Koffey leaves hedge fund Hedge fund manager Quentin Koffey, who joined D.E. Shaw & Co two years ago from Elliott Management Corp to lead its shareholder activism strategy, has left to join Senator Investment Group LP, the......
05:39 2019-05-24

Advocate for Sept. 11 fund says if funding bill can't get passed, 'they're going to have to Tase me' John Feal, a recovery worker at the World Trade Center site and a longtime activist for extending the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund told Fox News' Shepard Smith on Thursday that "they're going to have to Tase me" if lawmakers can't pass a bill to extend the fund before the anniversary of the terrori...
03:13 2019-06-28

SoftBank to Lend Founder and Employees Billions to Invest in Fund Softbank is leaning on its employees, including its chief executive, for cash as the firm rushes to raise an ambitious technology fund amid volatile markets....
17:26 2019-08-17

Hedge fund urges Madame Tussauds operator to go private A large investor in the operator of Madame Tussauds is waxing nostalgic about the company’s days as a private entity. Activist hedge fund ValueAct is urging the company behind the maker of Meghan Markle and Arianna Grande wax figurines to pursue a deal to take itself private, saying a going-private ...
23:13 2019-05-23