U.S. stock-index futures declined early Tuesday, as the yen continued to strengthen against the U.S. dollar and an indicator of China's manufacturing sector disappointed.
Life and "key man" insurance policies have special rules regarding suicide.
Virtual reality is set to take off in 2016, as Facebook's Oculus and PlayStation launch their highly anticipated hardware.
NASHUA, N.H., Dec 28- Republican U.S. presidential frontrunner Donald Trump urged supporters on Monday to carry their enthusiasm into voting booths, citing recent news reports questioning whether he can turn his polling strength into victories in key primary states. The New York businessman is ahead in polls of most early primary states but he is now...
Valeant Pharmaceuticals on Monday said Chairman and CEO J. Michael Pearson will be on medical leave, effective immediately.
NEW YORK, Dec 25- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc Chief Executive J. Michael Pearson was hospitalized with a "severe case of pneumonia" on Friday and is receiving treatment, a company spokeswoman said. "We wish him a speedy recovery and look forward to him returning to work when he is feeling better," the spokeswoman, Laurie Little, said in a statement.
The populist Sanders last week criticized the Fed's decision to raise interest rates and acknowledged proudly in a Saturday night debate that Wall Street won't like him in the White House. "Wall Street is still out of control," Sanders wrote in a New York Times opinion piece. Sanders' relentless focus on the ills of Wall Street has kept pressure on Democratic...
Tech firms are seeing a growing market for virtual reality, and its applications are stretching beyond the obvious.
Dec 17- Like celebrities who first are revered and then reviled, stocks get a boost from increasing media coverage but then underperform. That's the upshot of a new study which looked at 89 years of company news coverage in the New York Times. "Stocks with increases in media coverage outperform stocks with decreases in media coverage during the formation year and...
Dec 16- Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it launched its instant articles service for Android users which allows media firms to publish articles directly to the social network's news feeds. The service involves more than 350 publications worldwide including the New York Times, NBC News, the Guardian, Haaretz and Al Jazeera English. Instant articles was launched...
wrote Manohla Dargis of the New York Times. Creator George Lucas sold the "Star Wars" franchise to Walt Disney Co in 2012 for about $4 billion and the newest installment opens in most countries this week. The movie could gross $2.8 billion worldwide, JBL Advisors analyst Jeffrey Logsdon wrote in a research note to clients.
*2016 budget expected to be released around Dec. 21. *King's son Mohammed bin Salman puts mark on policy. DUBAI/ RIYADH, Dec 13- Saudi Arabia's government is expected to announce spending cuts and a drive to raise revenue from new sources as it lays out a strategy to cope with an era of cheap oil, people familiar with Saudi policy-making said.
LONDON, Dec 9- "All political lives, unless they are cut off in midstream at a happy juncture, end in failure, because that is the nature of politics and of human affairs," wrote British politician Enoch Powell. Saudi Arabia's veteran Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi may wonder if he is destined to become the scapegoat for the current collapse in oil prices which is...
*Nikkei chairman Tsuneo Kita says guarantees independence of FT. LONDON, Nov 30- Nikkei Inc. will use its $1.3 billion purchase of the Financial Times to build a digital media powerhouse by harnessing the English-language newspaper's brand and skill for getting subscribers to pay for premium business news, its chairman said. "We wish to expand our market," Kita...
Ginni Rometty discussed Tuesday how the tech giant is downsizing after 14 straight quarters of falling revenue.
Expectations are low that the Fed will provide any new policy insight next week, and focus should stay on economic reports and a flood of earnings.
It's taken a few months, but Amazon is finally fighting back against the New York Times, reports Re/code.
Digital production companies heading to TV for bigger ad budgets and larger audiences. And, networks want them.
The New York Times was too quick to rush to judge Amazon's corporate culture, says career coach Marie McIntyre.
A critical expose of Amazon's workplace dynamics by The New York Times sparked debate across social media on Monday.