A majority of American voters support the preliminary agreement to restrict Iran's nuclear program, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University National poll released on Monday. The poll found that 58 percent of voters support the framework agreement.
China has surged ahead in solar installations, leaving all other countries in the world far behind in its wake. The country, the world's biggest energy consumer, has covered one third of the way towards reaching its ambitious target of attaining 100 gigawatts of installed solar capacity by 2020.
Stocks have moved moderately higher in early trading on Monday, adding to the strong gains posted last week. The major averages have all climbed into positive territory, with the S&P 500 reaching a new record intraday high.
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. will now serve only food that is free of genetically modified ingredients, becoming the first national restaurant chain to be GMO-free. Starting Monday, the fast-food chain's tortillas, rice, chips and salsa, and marinades used to cook meat will not contain ingredients that are genetically modified. The news was first reported by the New York Times and CNN.
Kindergarten children who spent over an hour daily before the television were 52 percent more likely to be overweight than their schoolmates who watched less TV, a study run by the U.S. Department of Education showed. These children were also 72 percent more likely to be obese.
The study included...
Following the strength seen last week, stocks may see some further upside in early trading on Monday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 55 points.
Wall Street has chosen to stay cautious, as reflected by the trading in the U.S. futures, which points to a slightly higher opening on Monday. Asian stocks closed mixed earlier in the global trading day, although the Chinese and Hong Kong markets rose sharply. At the same time, European stocks have...
Applied Materials, Inc. and Tokyo Electron Limited said they have agreed to terminate their Business Combination Agreement, citing anti-trust issues. No termination fees will be payable by either party. Shares of Applied Materials fell over 5 percent in pre-market activity.
Capgemini (CGEMY.PK, CAPP) Monday announced the acquisition of US-based technology and services company iGATE Corp. (IGTE) in a $4 billion deal that would expand its presence in the North American market. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2015. Capgemini also raised its revenue growth guidance for the full year 2015.
German lender Deutsche Bank (DB) Monday said it plans to build a more focused, relationship-driven investment bank, and that it would reshape its retail business to focus on an advisory-led proposition and de-consolidate Postbank.
European stocks are seen opening on a mixed note Monday as investors await a raft of earnings and look for progress in talks over Greece's debt after no deal was reached at the April 24 gathering in Riga, Latvia.
Traders also look forward to the outcome of central bank meetings this week in the U.S....
New York City's famous Carnegie Deli was shut down Friday over a possible illegal gas connection. Building inspectors on Friday slapped a stop work order on Carnegie Deli reportedly following the discovery of the illegal gas connection.
Shares of Akorn Inc. were down more than 13% in after-hours trading on Friday after the company announced that it will restate its previously issued financial statements for the annual period ending December 31, 2014 and the quarterly periods ending June 30, 2014, September 30, 2014 and December 31, 2014 due to errors identified during the first quarter 2015 financial review process.
Deutsche Bank (DB) on Sunday reported an about 50 percent decline in first-quarter profit, despite clocking double-digit revenue growth, as the German lender recorded hefty legal charges over allegations of rate-rigging.
After moving mostly higher over the course of the two previous sessions, stocks saw some further upside during trading on Friday. Benefiting from strength among tech stocks, the Nasdaq extended a recent uptrend to reach a new record closing high.