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Economia

The NCAA announced its championship sites for 2019-2022 on Tuesday. Although their bid to keep the First Four in the Gem City, UD Arena was not chosen to as a host site for the first and second rounds this time around. "They respect our city and the fact that we have done a great job the three other times that we have hosted really is a medal of honor for our city".
  • Petsmart Adopts Pet Supplies Site Chewy.com

    Petsmart Adopts Pet Supplies Site Chewy.com

    Economia

    And the retailer reportedly is paying handsomely for it. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but the technology publication Recode , citing multiple unnamed sources, reported that the deal is valued at $3.35 billion . The company had been on a steep upward trajectory. The acquisition is expected to close by the end of PetSmart's second fiscal quarter of 2017. And despite its latest online ambitions, it expects to open 100 more stores this year.
  • Malaysia Airlines becomes first to track planes with satellites

    Malaysia Airlines becomes first to track planes with satellites

    Economia

    The carrier has suffered from a couple of tragedies in recent years, such as the disappearance of Flight MH370 in March 2014 and the flight MH17 crash in July of the same year, and now the company is seeking to monitor its planes in areas where there is currently no surveillance.
  • Oil prices rise on potential extension of output cuts

    Economia

    The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) and other producers have pledged to cut output by 1.8 million barrels per day in the first six months of 2017, to get rid of excess supply. OPEC said its production, including Nigeria and Libya, fell about 150,000 bpd in March to 31.93 million bpd, as Saudi Arabia continued to make a larger cut than called for by the deal .
  • Trump inaugural attracts record $107 million in donations

    Economia

    WASHINGTON (AP ) — Powered by billionaires and corporations, President Donald Trump raised $107 million for his inaugural festivities, documents filed with the Federal Election Commission show, and almost doubled the record set by President Barack Obama eight years ago.
  • North Korea threatens to raze USA military bases in South Korea

    North Korea threatens to raze USA military bases in South Korea

    Economia

    A report emerged this week that Trump is ready to launch a preemptive strike against North Korea if officials believe Pyongyang is going to go through with a nuclear weapons test, although several outlets questioned the report. "All the brigandish provocative moves of the USA in the political, economic and military fields pursuant to its hostile policy toward the DPRK will thoroughly be foiled through the toughest counteraction of the army and people of the DPRK", the North's KCNA state news ...
  • Chinese premier meets European Union foreign affairs chief

    Economia

    The dialogue comes ahead of an EU-China summit scheduled for Brussels in June. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday that China is willing to work together with Canada to expand bilateral trade and investment. Xi has made a vigorous defense of globalization and painted a picture of China as a "wide open" economy, but foreign business groups complain vociferously that China discriminates against them with policies that limit their access to the Chinese market and support domestic ...
  • An early referendum on the Trump presidency — Elections in Georgia

    Economia

    He will face Republican Karen Handel in a runoff June 20. The special election in Georgia's traditionally Republican 6th District was called after Trump named its congressman, Republican Tom Price, as health secretary. "She's the person who supports Donald Trump's efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act". Gingrich was succeeded by now-Sen. Marco Rubio, was in fourth place.
  • Rogers Q1 results up on wireless, internet growth

    Rogers Q1 results up on wireless, internet growth

    Economia

    Receiving a positive response from its customers, the company saw approximately 35% more self-service transactions on the Rogers brand this quarter and customer contact volumes reduced 7% year on year. ROGERS COMMUNICATIONS INC . total revenue rose 3% to C$3.338 billion for first quarter 2017, with net income jumping 28% to C$294 million and adjusted net income rising 34% to C$329 million (45 to 57 cents/share basic, 48 to 64 cents/share adjusted).
  • Asset manager BlackRock's quarterly profit rises 31 percent

    Asset manager BlackRock's quarterly profit rises 31 percent

    Economia

    The world's largest fund manager reported a turnover of $2.82bn (£2.2bn), up eight per cent year-on-year but below $2.87bn expected by analysts, according to a Thomson Reuters consensus poll. The company earned an adjusted $4.25 per share on revenue of $2.62 billion in the same quarter a year ago. However, diluted earnings per share (EPS) were expected at $4.89 and came in at $5.25, BlackRock today reported.
  • USA military considers shooting down North Korea missile tests

    Economia

    The report said that another critical test will examine the U.S.' ability to shoot down a future North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile. CNN also quoted the unidentified official as saying that the review of military options is essentially "due diligence" and top military and civilian Pentagon officials are "thinking through every course of action", including updating analysis on how North Korea might militarily react if the U.S.
  • Stock On the Run: T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS)

    Stock On the Run: T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS)

    Economia

    SunTrust Banks, Inc. initiated coverage on shares of T-Mobile US Inc (NASDAQ:TMUS) in a research report released on Tuesday morning. The share price of T-Mobile US, Inc. During the same quarter previous year, the business posted $0.34 EPS. Wells Fargo Upgrades the company's stock to Outperform on 8/29/16 with no specific Price Target .