• Anthony Joshua 'could emulate Muhammad Ali' and become sporting icon
Anthony Joshua 'could emulate Muhammad Ali' and become sporting icon

Joshua added the WBA and IBO heavyweight title to his IBF crown with a stunning stoppage of Klitschko last Saturday, a fight watched by 90,000 people at Wembley Stadium. I thought, "this is it, he's not coming back". Joshua-Fury may not happen for some time, however. Tyson Fury insists he will take on Anthony Joshua without a warm-up fight an...

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  • Google agrees to pay Italy $334 million in back taxes
Google agrees to pay Italy $334 million in back taxes

The settlement also spells the end of a criminal investigation into Google's tax activities coordinated by the chief public prosecutor in Milan, as well as covering separate disputes covering the periods of 2002-2006 and 2014-2015. The U.S. company has previously said it complied with tax rules in every country it worked. This is "in addition ...

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  • Stafford holds service observing National Day of Prayer
Stafford holds service observing National Day of Prayer

Both gatherings feature residents, community leaders and pastors guiding participants through a time of prayer focused on a variety of topics including the nation and its leaders, community and public officials, local pastors, and this weekend's Will Graham event.

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  • Cohn says people are
Cohn says people are "wasting time" on Trump's tax returns

To pay for the cuts, the administration would eliminate all tax deductions, except the mortgage, charitable giving, and retirement savings deductions. About 70 percent of taxpayers take the standard tax deduction when they file their taxes. I don't know whether this is the most cynical tax plan I've ever heard or the most ignorant.

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  • Fiat Chrysler profits beat expectations as SUV push pays off
Fiat Chrysler profits beat expectations as SUV push pays off

Shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) have been assigned a consensus rating of "Hold" from the fourteen brokerages that are now covering the company. The company delivered positive earnings surprises in three of the trailing four quarters with an average beat of around 39.76%. The company had Year Ago Sales of 28.21 Billion.

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  • Mobile Stock Climbs To All-Time High After Earnings
Mobile Stock Climbs To All-Time High After Earnings

The company is expected to grow by 23.63 percent over the next five years. Profits in the quarter stand at $698 million, which is up by 46 percent over the same period of past year. And a comparison of their subscriber bases with T-Mobile's shows why the latter is having little trouble adding millions of subscribers, even as Verizon/AT&T are able t...

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  • BOJ holds fire as growth outlook brightens
BOJ holds fire as growth outlook brightens

The BOJ's concern about speculation that it might tighten policy underscores the change of tide in global central banking since the latter half of previous year, when market participants were still trying to guess how policy in Japan could be further eased.

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  • US FCC chairman to propose reversing 'net neutrality' rules
US FCC chairman to propose reversing 'net neutrality' rules

The streaming-video company said in January that weaker net neutrality wouldn't hurt it because it's now too popular with users for broadband providers to interfere with its service. In case that old conservative boogeyman, "regulations", didn't tip you off, though, the net neutrality rules have really stuck in the craw of certain right-wing lawmak...

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  • Twitter shares soar on strong Q1 user numbers
Twitter shares soar on strong Q1 user numbers

The micro-blogging firm said the number of average monthly active users grew 6% year over year from 319 million to 328 million, coming out ahead of consensus at 321 million. Creating a safer service also probably contributed to the boost in user engagement, Twitter noted, highlighting additional February updates that were aimed at preventing ...

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  • Freeport hit by Indonesia export ban, permit talks to start
Freeport hit by Indonesia export ban, permit talks to start

Zacks Investment Research lowered Freeport-McMoRan from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Monday, January 30th. They now have a United States dollars 16 price target on the stock . and global copyright legislation. For the current year, analysts are predicting earnings of $0.08 per share according to First Call. 14 have give...

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  • Honeywell Tops Profit And Sales Estimates
Honeywell Tops Profit And Sales Estimates

Finally, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. raised its position in shares of Honeywell International by 0.4% in the third quarter. Fiduciary Management Inc. Revenue is expected in between 9.42 Billion and 9.16 Billion with an average of 9.32 Billion. Street analysts are looking for an EPS of $7.04. (NYSE: HON)'s revenue estimates for the current quar...

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  • LVMH to consolidate hold on Dior in multibillion-euro deal
LVMH to consolidate hold on Dior in multibillion-euro deal

French luxury group LVMH has agreed to acquire fashion brand Christian Dior's final 26 %. Last year, revenues amounted to more than two billion euros and it booked underlying or operating profit of 270 million euros. At the same time, the Arnault Family Group is planning a public takeover offer to purchase the shares in Christian Dior SA it...

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  • Dutch Economic Affairs minister says still opposed to Akzo Nobel takeover
Dutch Economic Affairs minister says still opposed to Akzo Nobel takeover

Pittsburgh-based PPG increased its bid to €96.75 per Akzo Nobel share, including dividend, an increase of €6.75 per share and said it was prepared to commit to a "significant reverse break-up fee to demonstrate confidence that required antitrust approvals can be obtained".

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  • Turkish Military Says it Struck PKK Targets in Iraq, Syria
Turkish Military Says it Struck PKK Targets in Iraq, Syria

Turkish warplanes struck Kurdish militant positions in Iraq and Syria in an operation meant to disrupt the rebels' supply lines and prevent them from infiltrating Turkey. "This treacherous attack has led to the death and wounding of a number of our comrades", read a statement from the YPG general command. Yawar and other officials said the over...

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  • Euro scales 5-mth peak on French election relief
Euro scales 5-mth peak on French election relief

In a defiant speech to supporters, he said he would continue to await the results from France's cities. Macron is a comparatively untried 39-year old former Rothschild banker, who has been compared by his more enthusiastic supporters to a mixture of Charles de Gaulle, Joan of Arc and Napoleon Bonaparte.

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  • United CEO won't add chairman title in 2018 as was planned
United CEO won't add chairman title in 2018 as was planned

Under a previous employment agreement, United Continental Holdings chief executive Oscar Munoz was scheduled to become chairman of the board next year, in addition to retaining his current position. Munoz, who took his current position in September 2015, a year ago earned a base salary of $1.25 million, plus stock awards and equity payments for a t...

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  • Delhi: SC allows civic body to e-auction Taj Mansingh hotel
Delhi: SC allows civic body to e-auction Taj Mansingh hotel

NDMC's counsel, Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Sanjay Jain, told the court that IHCL could take part in the auction, and would also get an op portunity to match the highest offer. IHCL had on November 8 a year ago approached the apex court against the Delhi High Court's order that cleared the decks for auctioning of the iconic property.

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  • Donald Trump plans executive actions on finance, tax rules
Donald Trump plans executive actions on finance, tax rules

Trump promised that within his first 100 days he would introduce the " Middle Class Tax Relief and Simplification Act " which he said would, "grow the economy 4% per year and create at least 25 million new jobs through massive tax reduction and simplification".

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  • Indian officials to lose red beacon lights atop their cars
Indian officials to lose red beacon lights atop their cars

He said no dignitary anywhere in India will use beacons on vehicles. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said "no vehicle will have a red light" from 1 May, and " there will be no exceptions ". Earlier this year, the Punjab government issued a formal notification prohibiting the use of red beacon light on cars. Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi A...

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  • Delhi: Two killed, three injured after Class XII student runs over vehicle
Delhi: Two killed, three injured after Class XII student runs over vehicle

Narwal said the driver claimed to be a teenager. The injured and the deceased persons are yet to be identified. The victims appear to be daily wagers, the police said. Sources said as he tried to regain control of the vehicle, the boy reversed on to the pavement, crushing the man to death and injuring the others. According to Hindustan Times...

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