Data collected by National Transportation Safety Board, USA shows that the accident rate in the world compared as a ratio of fatalities per 100 million miles travelled is the highest for cars followed by bicycles, pedestrian, motorcycles covering almost all form of transportation. The lowest in the category, which is near zero based strictly on the....more>>>
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras deliver a statement ahead of talks focused on the refugee crisis, Cyprus, Turkey and Athens’ debt woes in Berlin, on December 16, 2016. / AFP / TOBIAS SCHWARZ (Photo credit should read TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP/Getty Images)
Before the Italian banking crisis and referendum, before Brexit… there was Greece.....more>>>
If you’ve been listening to the U.S. presidential campaign rhetoric, you know the main themes: immigration, terrorism, America’s aging infrastructure, the FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email practices, the economy.
And some other topics, as well.
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Shares of Halliburton (HAL) and Baker Hughes (BHI) are soaring after they announced that they’d challenge the U.S. Department of Justice’s decision to block their merger. RBC’s Kurt Hallead has the details:
Shares of both companies rose ~5% following the joint press release indicating they would challenge the DoJ’s decision to oppose....more>>>
Tiffany (TIF) is having trouble. Signet Jewelers (SIG), a down-market competitor, is not.
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Shares of Signet Jewelers have gained 3.4% to $122.10 at 11:44 a.m. today after the parent company of Zale and other mall diamond stores met earnings forecasts and offered upbeat guidance. Cowen’s Oliver Chen and team have the details: