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  • LAS VEGAS, Jan 3- Electric vehicle start-up Faraday Future showed off in Las Vegas on Tuesday a prototype of a vehicle set for production next year as the China- backed company strives to win credibility in the crowded sector and weather its funding challenges. Advance reservations for the car- which insiders say will retail for about $180,000- are being taken for...

  • LAS VEGAS, Jan 3- Electric vehicle start-up Faraday Future showed off its first production vehicle prototype in Las Vegas on Tuesday as the China- backed company strives to win credibility in the crowded sector and weather its funding challenges. Advance reservations for the car- which insiders say will retail for about $180,000- are being taken for $5,000.

  • Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of its operations in the United States as well as in Yemen, Thailand and Russia. DEFENSE SECRETARY: JAMES MATTIS Mattis is a retired Marine general...

  • Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of its operations in the United States as well as in Yemen, Thailand and Russia. DEFENSE SECRETARY: JAMES MATTIS Mattis is a retired Marine general...

  • Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of its operations in the United States as well as in Yemen, Thailand and Russia. DEFENSE SECRETARY: JAMES MATTIS Mattis is a retired Marine general...

  • Icahn ups offer to buy Federal-Mogul again

    Carl Icahn's investment firm raised its offer for a third time to buy shares of Federal-Mogul Holdings it doesn't already own.

  • Lighthizer has argued that China has failed to live up to commitments made in 2001 when it joined the World Trade Organization and that tougher tactics are needed to change the system, even if it means deviating from World Trade Organization rules. "Years of passivity and drift among U.S. policymakers have allowed the U.S.- China trade deficit to grow to the...

  • George Soros

    The billionaire calls President-elect Donald Trump a con artist and would-be dictator.

  • MUMBAI, Jan 3- Bharti Airtel Ltd, India's top wireless carrier, said on Tuesday it would offer free data to woo new and existing 4 G customers, intensifying a price war in the sector and sending share prices tumbling. The package is Bharti's latest response to the entry last year of new operator Reliance Jio, backed by billionaire Mukesh Ambani, which shook India's...

  • President-elect Donald Trump is expected to pick Robert Lighthizer to serve as his U.S. As Trump's trade representative, Lighthizer would play a key role in enacting a get-tough policy that could heighten tensions with China and other key U.S. trading partners. He criticized China on Twitter on Monday for "taking out massive amounts of money& wealth from the U.S....

  • Martine Rothblatt

    Women have been rapidly climbing the employment and wage ladders in recent decades. But only a small fraction have made it to the top rungs — and their progress may be slowing.

  • TOKYO, Dec 29- Nomura Holdings Inc sees opportunities in the pro-business stance of U.S. president-elect Donald Trump, though his protectionist tilt brings uncertainty to the global economy, said the chief of Japan's biggest brokerage and investment bank. Japanese shares have gained since the New York billionaire's Nov. 8 election, spurred by Wall Street...

  • President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday said telecommunications group Sprint Corp and a U.S. satellite company OneWeb will bring 8,000 jobs to the United States, and the companies said the positions were part of a previously disclosed pledge by Japan's SoftBank Group Corp.. SoftBank holds stakes in both companies and its chief, billionaire businessman...

  • President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday said telecommunications group Sprint Corp and a U.S. satellite company OneWeb will be bringing 8,000 jobs to the United States, celebrating the moves as a result of optimism associated with his election. "I was just called by the head people at Sprint and they are going to be bringing 5,000 jobs back to the United States,...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 28- Democrats on the U.S. Senate's environment panel on Wednesday asked President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency to disclose his ties to the energy industry ahead of his confirmation hearing early next year. The six senators sent a letter to Scott Pruitt, who as Oklahoma Attorney General led several...

  • Big gainers in 2016

    Michael Sonnenfeldt, Tiger 21 Founder, looks at other billionaires who fared very well in 2016.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 28- Democrats on the U.S. Senate's environment panel on Wednesday asked President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency to disclose his ties to the energy industry ahead of his confirmation hearing early next year. The six senators sent a letter to Scott Pruitt, who as Oklahoma Attorney General led several...

  • RABAT, Dec 28- The court-appointed manager of Morocco's only oil refiner, Samir, has received a $3 billion offer for the business from a foreign conglomerate, he said on Wednesday, without naming the bidder. "We were planning to launch expressions of interest this week, but we have received an offer of 31 billion dirham from a foreign conglomerate," Mohamed El-Krimi,...

  • *Mistry dismissed as Tata Sons chairman in October. NEW DELHI/ MUMBAI, Dec 27- As India's biggest corporate showdown heads from the boardroom to the courtroom and brings in a Who's Who of the country's legal profession, ousted Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry vows a multi-layered battle for governance reforms at the $100 billion conglomerate, people close to him...

  • President-elect Donald Trump has named Tom Bossert as White House homeland security adviser, the transition team said in a statement on Tuesday. Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of...