The "Freewheel" phone service, which runs on any WiFi connection, is an attempt by Cablevision to retain and potentially add subscribers at a time when cable companies are losing out to lower-priced, bundled TV and Internet services from telecom firms. Cablevision said the phone service was the first of its kind to be launched by a cable company and aims to tap...» Read More
Equities have come under pressure because of the unrest between Russia and Ukraine, with the S&P 500 at one point down about 4 percent from a record closing high hit in late July.
NEW YORK, Aug 12- The euro fell for a second consecutive session against the dollar on Tuesday after a benchmark survey highlighted growing concerns in Germany about the impact of the Russia- Ukraine crisis. The West has imposed tough sanctions on Moscow, one of Germany's biggest trading partners, over Russia's purported role in Ukraine.
Aug 12- The bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is set to close by Sept. 10 after failing to find a buyer, the casino said on Tuesday.
RUSSIAN AGRIMINISTER FYODOROV SAYS ROUGHLY 100 NEW BRAZILIAN FOOD MAKERS GOT PERMISSION TO EXPORT TO RUSSIAN MARKET OVER PAST WEEK.
RUSSIAN AGMIN SAYS COULD DOUBLE AGRICULTURAL IMPORTS FROM EGYPT TO PARTIALLY COMPENSATE FOR LOST SUPPLIES AFTER IMPORT BANS.
SOFIA, Aug 12- Bulgarian prosecutors said on Tuesday they have charged the main owner of Corporate Commercial Bank, Tsvetan Vassilev, with embezzlement and said there was an international warrant out for his arrest. The bank was hit by a run on deposits in June that led to a banking crisis in Bulgaria.
BULGARIAN PROSECUTORS CHARGE MAIN OWNER OF CORPORATE COMMERCIAL BANK, TSVETAN VASSILEV, WITH EMBEZZLEMENT.
SOCHI, Russia, Aug 12- Russia will supply at least 5-5.5 million tonnes of wheat to Egypt this year and will increase agricultural goods imports from the North African country, Russian President Vladimir Putin told reporters after meeting with Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
Aug 12- The bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is set to close by September after failing to find a buyer, the casino said in a statement on Tuesday.
DETROIT, Aug 12- Chrysler Group LLC on Tuesday announced the establishment of a new office called "vehicle safety and regulatory compliance" led by a veteran company senior vice president, Scott Kunselman.
EGYPT'S SISI SAYS DISCUSSED CREATION OF RUSSIAN INDUSTRIAL HUB IN EGYPT AS PART OF LATEST SUEZ CANAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT.
REVEL CASINO IN ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY, TO CLOSE BY SEPTEMBER AFTER FAILING TO FIND A BUYER.
PUTIN SAYS RUSSIA, EGYPT AGREED TO FACILITATE ACCESS FOR EGYPT'S AGRICULTURAL GOODS TO RUSSIAN MARKET.
PUTIN SAYS EGYPT READY TO INCREASE AGRICULTURAL GOODS SUPPLY TO RUSSIA BY 30 PCT.
PUTIN SAYS RUSSIA TO SUPPLY EGYPT WITH AT LEAST 5-5.5 MLN TONNES OF WHEAT.
BAGHDAD, Aug 12- Iraq's new prime minister-designate won swift endorsements from uneasy mutual allies the United States and Iran on Tuesday as he called on political leaders to end crippling feuds that have let jihadists seize a third of the country.
NEW YORK, Aug 12- U.S. stocks opened down slightly as uncertainty continued to swirl around the situation in Ukraine, with energy shares leading the decline on the S&P 500..
LONDON, Aug 12- Concerns over conflict in Iraq, Ukraine and Gaza, future U.S. interest rate policy and pumped-up equity markets have prompted asset managers to scale back risk and raise the amount of cash held in portfolios, a survey showed on Tuesday.
NEW YORK, Aug 12- In an era when more women are encouraged to help each other, talking about paychecks is more common. No wonder the majority of women think they are not making enough, according to Glamour Magazine's 2014 Salary Survey, featured in the September issue of the magazine.