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Comcast, Verizon approached Twenty-First Century Fox to buy some assets - sources
(Reuters) - Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc have both approached Twenty-First Century Fox Inc to express interest in buying Fox assets that were the subject of recent talks between Fox and Walt Disney Co , two people familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday.
Posted on : 2017-11-17 04:39:02
Comcast approached Twenty-First Century Fox to buy some assets - source
(Reuters) - Comcast Corp has approached Twenty-First Century Fox Inc , expressing interest in the same assets that Walt Disney Co had approached Fox for recently, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Posted on : 2017-11-17 04:02:53
Global Markets: Stocks, dollar climb as U.S. House OKs tax overhaul
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose and the dollar edged higher against a basket of major currencies on Thursday after the U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of a tax overhaul bill.
Posted on : 2017-11-17 03:10:28
J&J wins California lawsuit claiming asbestos in talc caused cancer
(Reuters) - A California jury on Thursday ruled in favor of Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who said she developed the cancer mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos in the company's talc-based products including J&J's Baby Powder.
Posted on : 2017-11-17 02:40:22
Jetmakers end Dubai rollercoaster with big orders pending
DUBAI (Reuters) - It started with a deal that never was and ended with the mother of all air show announcements - this week's Dubai Airshow saw little in the way of firm new business, but reminded observers the rivalry between two global giants is as fierce as ever.
Posted on : 2017-11-17 02:33:14
Global Markets: Stocks, dollar rise as U.S. House OKs tax overhaul
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose and the dollar edged higher against a basket of major currencies on Thursday after the U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of a tax overhaul bill.
Posted on : 2017-11-17 02:25:57
Saudi energy minister: market to remain oversupplied by March 2018
BONN, Germany (Reuters) - The world will still have a surplus of oil by end-March next year, Saudi Arabia's energy minister said on Thursday, signalling a willingness to extend output cuts when OPEC meets at the end of November on whether to extend caps well into 2018.
Posted on : 2017-11-17 02:11:15
Oil extends losing streak on U.S. oversupply worries
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices ended lower again on Thursday on increased concerns about growth in U.S. production and inventories, despite expectations that major world producers will extend a supply-cut deal later this month.
Posted on : 2017-11-17 01:42:28
U.S. House of Representatives approves tax overhaul, shifts fight to Senate
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives approved a broad package of tax cuts affecting businesses, individuals and families on Thursday, moving Republicans and President Donald Trump an important step closer to the biggest tax code overhaul in a generation.
Posted on : 2017-11-17 01:09:31
Johnson & Johnson wins California lawsuit claiming asbestos in talc caused cancer
(Reuters) - A California jury on Thursday ruled in favour of Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who said she developed the cancer mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos in the company's talc-based products including J&J's Baby Powder.
Posted on : 2017-11-17 01:08:09
U.S. exit from NAFTA would not be devastating for Mexico - minister
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's economy minister said on Thursday he did not agree with statements made by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross that it would be devastating for Mexico if the United States pulls out of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Posted on : 2017-11-17 00:15:39
Johnson & Johnson hit with $247 million verdict in hip implant trial
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal jury in Dallas on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit to pay $247 million to six patients who said they were injured by defective Pinnacle hip implants.
Posted on : 2017-11-16 23:57:01
Wal-Mart shares jump on strong U.S. sales growth
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc reported better-than-expected U.S. comparable sales on Thursday, as customers stocked up on food and other supplies ahead of hurricanes and online purchases soared, sending its shares up more than 8.5 percent.
Posted on : 2017-11-16 23:37:22
France's Vivendi posts strong Q3, rules out Ubisoft takeover for now
PARIS/LONDON (Reuters) - Acquisitive French media conglomerate Vivendi reported higher third-quarter earnings and kept its 2017 outlook for an increase in sales and profit over the year.
Posted on : 2017-11-16 23:24:39
Siemens to cut 6,900 jobs to tackle flailing turbines business
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Siemens will cut about 6,900 jobs, or close to 2 percent of its global workforce, mainly at its power and gas division, which has been hit by the rapid growth of renewables.
Posted on : 2017-11-16 23:10:24
Vivendi posts higher Q3 earnings and keeps financial outlook
PARIS (Reuters) - France's acquisitive media conglomerate Vivendi reported higher third-quarter earnings and kept its 2017 outlook for an increase in sales and profit over the year.
Posted on : 2017-11-16 23:07:19
U.S. industrial output surges as hurricane-related disruptions fade
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. industrial production recorded its biggest increase in six months in October as the drag from hurricane-related disruptions unwound, but the underlying growth trend in output at the nation's factories, mines and utility plants remained moderate.
Posted on : 2017-11-16 23:06:20
Global Markets: Stocks rise along with dollar, investors eye tax vote
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors returned to stock markets around the world on Thursday, inspired by bargain hunting and strong corporate earnings reports, while anticipation of a vote on U.S. tax policy limited the dollar's gains.
Posted on : 2017-11-16 22:27:37
Gains in Wal-Mart, Cisco lift Wall Street
(Reuters) - The S&P 500 index recovered from its worst two-day fall since August on Thursday after Wal-Mart and Cisco shares soared on strong results.
Posted on : 2017-11-16 21:56:31
Wal-Mart sales growth bucks trend in retail sector, shares jump
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc reported better-than-expected U.S. comparable sales on Thursday, as customers stocked up on food and building materials ahead of hurricanes and online purchases soared, sending its shares up more than 7 percent.
Posted on : 2017-11-16 21:16:56
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