Hurricane Maria has devastated Puerto Rico and upended the lives of millions of Americans. It’s also left billions of dollars in damage that will wreak havoc on the island’s economy, according to initial estimates.
AIR Worldwide, which calculates the financial toll of natural disasters, predicts that losses in the Caribbean covered by insurance will be between $40 billion and....More>>>
December 29, 2016: Markets opened higher Thursday but were unable to hold onto early gains, probably due to some selling as traders get their ducks in a row for the new year. Equities have bounced around the break-even line most of the day. Utilities is the best performing sector while financials is the worst. WTI crude oil for February delivery settled at $53.77 a barrel, down about 0.5% on the....More>>>
Can Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) surprise investors with its Q1 earnings numbers? San Francisco, California-based Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR)is scheduled to report its quarterly results for Q1 2017 on Wednesday, 26th April, before markets open. Twitter is expected to come out with its latest set of earnings numbers at 7 A.M. Eastern Time, or 4 A.M. Pacific Time. While expectations from the micro-blogging....More>>>
It was not a good week to be invested in shipping company DryShips (NASDAQ:DRYS). The week got off to a terrible start after the firm struck another deal to sell over $226 million worth of shares to Kalani, its largest equity sale in the past few months. With investors about to be diluted by another 100% or potentially more, I warned it was only a matter of time before a reverse split came. On Thursday....More>>>
WILMINGTON, Del. DuPont will nolonger contribute to active employees’ pension plans, a move that will affect the retirement of 13,000 workers, including 2,800in Delaware.
The Wilmington-area company announced Thursday that workers will stop accruing benefits sometime in November 2018 or the creation date of the first independent company spawned through theproposed $130 billion mergerwith....More>>>
Singapore's largest property developer, CapitaLand (OTCPK:CLLDY) (CATL.SI) had a pretty good 2017. Helped by improving conditions in Singapore and China, not to mention significant project openings, CapitaLand's local shares climbed 20% and the ADRs did even better.
A power outage hit the CES consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, dimming the lights in one of the main convention halls hosting demonstrations from the likes of LG Electronics Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co.
“There is an isolated power outage at the Las Vegas Convention Center. W
In Lahore and Karachi, American flags were burned in front of TV cameras after President Trump’s decision on Jan. 4 to withhold $2 billion of security aid from Pakistan to punish it for allegedly harboring terrorists. The country’s government issued angry statements claiming no ins