Finance

Politics Crashes a $20 Billion Canadian Shopping Trip to Paris

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. founder Alain Bouchard hoped to salvage a $20 billion offer for Carrefour SA when he arrived at the French Finance Ministry, whose headquarters...
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Business could be on the precipice of an automation explosion

17 hours ago   |   Fortune

Automation is hardly a new threat to workers. Long before the arrival of COVID-19 disrupted businesses, many manufacturing executives were already changing how their companies...
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Abu Dhabi Starts $1.6 Billion Supply-Chain Financing for SMEs

17 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Abu Dhabi started a 6-billion dirham supply-chain financing for small and medium-sized enterprises to help them weather the impact of the coronavirus.
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Czech Finance Chief Urges No Real Wage Growth in Public Sector

17 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The Czech government should stop real growth of salaries in the public sector as one of the ways to stabilize the country's finances after the coronavirus pandemic, according...
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Cryptocurrencies and SPACs show signs of 'irrational exuberance,' but the stock market is not in a bubble, says UBS

Cryptocurrencies and SPACs show signs of 'irrational exuberance,' but the stock market is not in a bubble, says UBS

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement UBS's Mark Haefele said in a Friday note that while cryptocurrencies and SPACs show signs of "irrational exuberance," investors shouldn't worry that the...
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Couche-Tard, Carrefour End Merger Talks, Consider Alliance

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

Canada's Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. and France's Carrefour SA abandoned talks on a proposed $20 billion merger following stiff opposition from the French finance minister...
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Twin Towers attack changed the life of new Jets coach Robert Saleh

1 day ago   |   Newsday

His brother David was able to escape the South Tower before it was struck and Robert then decided to live the finance world and do what he really wanted to, coach football.
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The cost to build a house depends on the size of your home, but it's generally more expensive than buying a home

The cost to build a house depends on the size of your home, but it's generally more expensive than buying a home

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement According to HomeAdvisor, you could spend $100 to $200 per square foot when building a house, or more if you live in a high-cost area or build a...
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A medical exam is part of the life insurance underwriting process, and it can lower the premiums you'll pay

A medical exam is part of the life insurance underwriting process, and it can lower the premiums you'll pay

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Traditional life insurance policies include a medical exam as part of the underwriting process. The medical exam is paid for by the insurance company and...
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Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley Face Few Repercussions from Corporate Donors Jumping Ship

1 day ago   |   Newsweek

Campaign finance records show that while many corporations are re-evaluating whom to support in Congress after the Capitol riot, the GOP duo is largely insulated from any...
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Biden taps Warren ally Chopra to lead Consumer Bureau

Biden taps Warren ally Chopra to lead Consumer Bureau

President-elect Joe Biden will nominate Rohit Chopra to be the next director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, according to four sources familiar with the decision... Read more ...

Should Drew Brees retire from Saints? Why losing to Tom Brady, Buccaneers in...

Should Drew Brees retire from Saints? Why losing to Tom Brady, Buccaneers in NFC playoffs can inspire return

The expectation is that Drew Brees will retire now that the Saints' 2020 season is over. But what if Brees looks at Tom Brady's production at 43 and decides he can do that, too? Read more ...

Los Angeles Chargers hiring Brandon Staley as head coach

Los Angeles Chargers hiring Brandon Staley as head coach

COSTA MESA, Calif. - The Los Angeles Chargers have hired Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Brian Staley as the team's head coach. Read more ...

Phil Spector, the revolutionary music producer convicted of murdering an...

Phil Spector, the revolutionary music producer convicted of murdering an actress, has died at 81

California state prison officials said Spector died Saturday of natural causes at a hospital. Read more ...

Defense Officials Fear Inside Attack At Inauguration, Prompting FBI To Vet Guard

Defense Officials Fear Inside Attack At Inauguration, Prompting FBI To Vet Guard

The massive undertaking underscores fears that some of the very people assigned to protect Washington could threaten the incoming administration. Read more ...

Navalny Detained as He Arrives Back in Russia

Navalny Detained as He Arrives Back in Russia

Alexei Navalny, a leading Kremlin political opponent, was taken into custody Sunday just after returning to Russia from Germany, where he was recovering from a poisoning... Read more ...

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Democrat Alex Padilla, now California's secretary of state, will serve the final two years of Harris' term. Read more ...

NFL Draft order 2021: Updated list of picks for every team after divisional...

NFL Draft order 2021: Updated list of picks for every team after divisional playoffs

Here is the 2021 NFL Draft order for the first 28 picks, which was finalized with the results of the divisional round. Read more ...

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

WILMINGTON, Del. - Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign her Senate seat on Monday, two days before she and President-elect Joe Biden are inaugurated. Aides to the... Read more ...

Biden to yank Keystone XL permit on first day of presidency

Biden to yank Keystone XL permit on first day of presidency

President-elect Joe Biden will rescind the cross-border permit for TC Energy's Keystone XL pipeline on his first day in office, three sources confirm to POLITICO. The move is... Read more ...