Top News & Analysis Georgia

  • Growth

    Starting or expanding a business? You're going to need funding. These 10 states offer the best access to capital nationwide.

  • *S&P 500 hits record closing high of 2,137.16. NEW YORK, July 11- The U.S. benchmark S&P 500 stock index set record intraday and closing highs on Monday as last week's strong monthly U.S. jobs report worked its way into financial markets, and European shares rose as a single candidate emerged to succeed David Cameron as British prime minister. It overtook the...

  • July 9- WellCare Health Plans Inc and Centene Corp have made competing offers for the Medicare Advantage insurance plans that Aetna Inc is looking to shed as its seeks clearance for its acquisition of Humana Inc, people familiar with the matter said. WellCare and Centene submitted bids this week for a portfolio of Aetna's Medicare Advantage plans that covers...

  • The SEC said Pirrello, who worked at Garden State Securities Inc in Hackensack, New Jersey, also recommended the three target companies to his colleagues, who made their own trades before the mergers were announced. James Cobb, Avent's lawyer, said in an email that the SEC claims were meritless and that his client always followed the law. The deals in question...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, July 7- The United States has tentatively approved flights on eight U.S. airlines to Havana as early as this autumn, with American Airlines Group Inc receiving the largest share of the limited routes, the Transportation Department said on Thursday. The decision, about a year after the United States and Cuba re-established diplomatic...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, July 7- The United States has tentatively approved flights on eight U.S. airlines to Havana as early as this fall, with American Airlines Group Inc receiving the largest share of the limited routes, the U.S. Transportation Department said Thursday. The decision, coming about a year after the United States and Cuba re-established diplomatic...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, July 7- The United States has tentatively approved flights on eight U.S. airlines to Havana as early as this fall, with American Airlines Group Inc receiving the largest share of the limited routes, the U.S. Transportation Department said Thursday. The decision, coming about a year after the United States and Cuba re-established diplomatic...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, July 7- The United States has tentatively approved flights on eight U.S. airlines to Havana as early as this fall, with American Airlines Group Inc receiving the largest share of the limited routes, the U.S. Transportation Department said Thursday. The decision, coming about a year after the United States and Cuba re-established diplomatic...

  • WASHINGTON, July 7- The Obama administration on Thursday proposed eight airlines including United Continental Holdings Inc, Delta Air Lines Inc, American Airlines Group Inc (AAL.O> and JetBlue Airlines Corp to start nonstop flights from the United States to Havana, Cuba, as early as this fall, administration officials said. They include Atlanta, Charlotte, Fort...

  • Oil Central Asia

    Skyland Petroleum's David Robson talks to CNBC about the developments of the firm's Georgia gas project and Tajikistan operations.

  • NEW YORK, July 5- Efforts to crack down on what U.S. officials view as unscrupulous debt collection practices are taking center stage at a trial of a Georgia man who prosecutors say oversaw a scheme that victimized more than 6,000 people nationwide. A prosecutor told jurors in Manhattan federal court at the opening of a trial on Tuesday that John Williams, 50,...

  • *Bangladesh army says most victims in restaurant were foreigners. DHAKA, July 2- Islamist militants killed 20 people, including at least nine Italians, seven Japanese and an American, inside an upmarket restaurant in Bangladesh's capital, before security forces stormed the building and ended a 12- hour standoff on Saturday. The gunmen, who stormed the busy...

  • *Bangladesh army says most victims in restaurant were foreigners. DHAKA, July 2- Islamist militants killed 20 people, including at least nine Italians, seven Japanese and an American, inside an upmarket restaurant in Bangladesh's capital, before security forces stormed the building and ended a 12- hour standoff on Saturday. The gunmen, who stormed the busy...

  • *Bangladesh army says most victims in restaurant were foreigners. DHAKA, July 2- Islamist militants killed 20 people, including at least nine Italians and seven Japanese, inside an upmarket restaurant in Bangladesh's capital, before security forces stormed the building and ended a 12- hour standoff on Saturday. The gunmen, who stormed the busy restaurant in...

  • *Bangladesh army says most victims in restaurant were foreigners. *Country's $26 bln garment sector likely to be hurt. DHAKA, July 2- Islamist militants killed 20 people, including at least nine Italians and seven Japanese, inside an upmarket restaurant in Bangladesh's capital, before security forces stormed the building and ended a 12- hour standoff on...

  • ATLANTA, June 30- The United Kingdom's vote last week to exit the European Union should have little short-term impact on trade flows, as long as negotiations on the country's split with the trade bloc do not drag on too long, the top executive of UPS said on Thursday. Abney said that he believes the best opportunity for Congress to pass the Trans-Pacific...

  • ATLANTA, June 30- The United Kingdom's vote last week to exit the European Union should have little short-term impact on trade flows, as long as negotiations on the country's split with the trade bloc do not drag on too long, the top executive of UPS said on Thursday. "If the government sorts things out in a way that's considered reasonable in the minds of our shippers,...

  • ATLANTA, June 30- The United Kingdom's vote last week to exit the European Union should have little short-term impact on trade flows, as long as negotiations on the country's split with the trade bloc do not drag on too long, the top excutive of UPS said on Thursday. "If the government sorts things out in a way that's considered reasonable in the minds of our shippers,...

  • Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 268,000 for the week ended June 25, the Labor Department said on Thursday. A Labor Department analyst said there were no special factors influencing last week's claims data and only claims for Georgia had been estimated. Although economists believe job growth picked...

  • *Triland: zinc break of $2,100 would trigger strong buy signal. MELBOURNE, June 30- London copper hovered near its highest in eight weeks on Thursday as the dollar eased following recent gains in the wake of Britain's stunning vote to leave the European Union. China's infrastructure investment in the first five months of 2016 grew 19.8 percent year-on-year,...