Economia

But Alere's board rejected it in April, resulting in Abbott's complaint in the Delaware Court of Chancery. The company also said it plans to take all necessary actions to protect shareholders and compel Abbott to complete the acquisition.
  • Northgate CEO Contreras to step down

    Economia

    He said: "Profitability in the first half has been impacted by the reduction in vehicles on hire experienced in the United Kingdom throughout the previous financial year". "I look forward to working with the Northgate team to deliver further success over the coming years", said Bradshaw. According to its figures, underlying pre-tax profit was down from £45.9m to £40.4m, with underlying United Kingdom hire revenue 7.7 per cent lower to £138.4m.
  • 'Homestead' Free Housing DLC Available February 2017

    Economia

    Players will be able to purchase whatever style of home they wish, regardless of their race. Player housing is set to arrive for The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited in early 2017, with the huge Homestead update presenting players with nearly 40 different unique dwellings to choose from and over 2,000 furniture and decor items to craft, purchase from the Crown Store or from in-game vendors and place within your new home.
  • La UE approva l'acquisizione di LinkedIn da parte di Microsoft

    Economia

    Microsoft si è impegnata a dare accesso al programma Office Add-in e alle API (Application Programming Interface) delle applicazioni di Office ai concorrenti di LinkedIn , in modo che altri social network professionali possano creare collegamenti tra i loro servizi e la suite Microsoft .
  • Cyber Monday 2016 UK Deal

    Economia

    Discounted holiday shopping continued Monday with the year's biggest online shopping day. Many retailers started their online sales last week and on Friday alone consumers spent a record $3.34 billion! Based on a comparison with last year's deals and price comparisons with competitors this year, Target is the winning retailer for Cyber Monday 2016 deals in all departments from apparel to electronics to toys and for home items.
  • Oil dips as Opec joins Russia in upping output

    Economia

    With another holiday travel season just days away, consumers are watching to see if OPEC's cut in production will have any impact on prices at the pump. "What's troubling is that the rise is coming from African producers, two of which are exempt from cutting production". U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude was at $51.39 a barrel, down 40 cents.
  • Union: Lufthansa pilots to strike on Wednesday

    Union: Lufthansa pilots to strike on Wednesday

    Economia

    A passenger sits outside a terminal of the worldwide airport as pilots of German Lufthansa airline went on a two days lasting strike for higher wages in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Nov. The airline said it had canceled 876 of roughly 3,000 flights scheduled for Wednesday, affecting about 100,000 passengers. It is also rejecting Lufthansa's offer to call in an arbitrator.
  • Delta Air Lines Cuts Its Q4 Guidance -- and It's a Good Thing

    Economia

    The stock now has Weekly Volatility of 2.67% and Monthly Volatility of 2.55%. The average broker rating assists investors by providing them with a general feel for analyst sentiment on company shares. EPS Estimate for Next Fiscal Year is stands at $5.3. Investors of record on Friday, November 11th were given a $0.2025 dividend. The Beta for the company stands at 0.94 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 1.15.
  • Democrats: McConnell fix for miners' health care inadequate

    Economia

    Republicans promise an immediate infusion next year of additional money for the Pentagon and may be eying the appropriations bills as vehicles to reverse a slew of Obama administration regulations. "Over two years ago, we promised the retired coal miners of America - we promised them and most of their families - and these are a lot of widows now - and we promise them that they would have their health care benefits, which were guaranteed to them, and their pensions", Manchin said.
  • At Dakota protest, activists gird for fight ahead

    At Dakota protest, activists gird for fight ahead

    Economia

    The trade association representing the country's oil and natural gas industry is urging Trump to make approval of the pipeline a "top priority" when he takes office next month. There was no immediate response from Energy Transfer Partners, but its chief executive, Kelcy Warren, has said that the company was unwilling to reroute the pipeline, which is meant to transport as much as 550,000 barrels of oil a day from the oil fields of western North Dakota to a terminal in IL.
  • Michigan bill would make Stein pay recount costs

    Economia

    It's doubtful the recount will have any effect on election results, but hey... leave no stone unturned right? Stein's critics also argue her true motivation is to raise money and build a donor database that can be tapped later by her or others in the Green Party.
  • No Tears Shed By Miami Exiles For Castro Funeral

    Economia

    But politics soon got in the way of any good intentions: Castro began expropriating large landholdings and moved closer to the Soviet Union, while the United States slashed imports of Cuban sugar and backed a failed invasion at the Bay of Pigs.