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Exclusive: Brazil to delay auction for five of six Eletrobras distributors

Brazil's government will go ahead with the auction of one of state-owned utility Eletrobras' power distributors planned for July 26, while delaying five others to Aug. 30, Planning Minister Esteves Colnago told Reuters on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reuters16 hr. 52 min. ago

Britain backs Scottish spaceport plan with $40 million in grants

Britain wants to build its first spaceport for launching satellites in Scotland, with the government kick-starting the project by handing almost 30 million pounds ($40 million) in grants to companies including Lockheed Martin ......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 16th, 2018

China"s "Big Brother" surveillance technology isn"t nearly as all-seeing as the government wants you to think

REUTERS/Bobby Yip The Chinese government is working to combine its 170+ million security cameras with a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 15th, 2018

India pours $305 million more into its money-losing national airline

The Indian government has given Air India another bailout so it can keep flying......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 11th, 2018

Flower Mound"s luxury market continues to sprout with this waterfront estate

Flower Mound’s luxury residential market is staying hot as a $2.5 million waterfront estate heads to the auction block. On Aug. 4, Elite Auctions will hold an auction without reserve for 1200 Noble Way, a 1.02-acre property with direct access to Lake .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2018

India pours $305 million more into its loss-making national airline

The Indian government has given Air India another bailout so it can keep flying......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 11th, 2018

Bond Report: 2-year Treasury yield returns to decadelong high after lackluster debt auction

Treasury prices extend their slide Tuesday, pushing up yields for a second session, after a tepid showing in an auction of short-dated government paper hints at weak demand for haven assets as trade war fears moderate......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 10th, 2018

Mick Mulvaney turned the CFPB from a forceful consumer watchdog into a do-nothing government cog

Joshua Roberts/Reuters The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was known for forcefully pursuing its core mission of returning nearly US$12 billion to about 30 million consumers who had been taken advantage.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 8th, 2018

Exclusive: U.S. Government Sued for $25 Million for Failing to Investigate Marine Colonel Later Convicted of Sexual Abuse

A U.S. Marine family has filed a $25 million suit against the U.S. government for its failure to investigate a Marine colonel prior to him sexually assaulting their 6-year-old daughter......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 6th, 2018

Shell subsidiary to pay $3.8 million for 2016 Gulf spill

A subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to pay $3.8 million to the U.S. government to settle a lawsuit over a 2016 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 6th, 2018

IBM to Digitalize Banca Carige & Australian Government

IBM has recently won two notable deals, a $0.5 billion U.S. joint venture agreement with Banca Carige and AU$1 billion ($740 million) deal with Australian government. International Business Machi.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJul 6th, 2018

Iconic Plaza Hotel sold to Qatar for $600 million

A fund owned by the government of Qatar has purchased the historic Plaza Hotel in a $600 million deal, according to Reuters sources. Katara Holdings, a Qatari-owned hospitality fund, bought the hotel from Sahara India Pariwar, an Indian business .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 4th, 2018

Facebook"s Cambridge Analytica scandal draws growing federal scrutiny

Facebook is facing a widening inquiry from the federal government, with three federal agencies and the Department of Justice looking into how the political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica obtained the personal data of up to 71 million Americans......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 2nd, 2018

Peso Plummet Stalls (For Now) As Argentina Throws $450 Million At Market

Update: BCRA's first $150 million auction was like a fart in a hurricane as the peso collapsed to 29.5/USD but then .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 29th, 2018

Why Rolex watches are so expensive

Rolex watches are some of the most sought-after timepieces in the world. Last year, a vintage Rolex Daytona worn by Paul Newman was sold at auction for $17.8 million. Cara Barrett, editor at Hodinkee, fills us in on why Rolex's are so pricey. Follo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 29th, 2018

9 more charged in California hospital fraud scheme

Federal prosecutors say nine more Southern California doctors have been charged in a $950 million fraud scheme to bilk the government......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 28th, 2018

U.S. oil prices score highest finish since 2014

U.S. benchmark oil futures rallied Wednesday after a U.S. government report revealed a drop of 9.9 million barrels in last week's crude supplies-the largest weekly decl.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 27th, 2018

Rolling Hills mansion once listed at $53 million to sell at auction

A 51,000-square-foot mansion with a panoramic view of Los Angeles and the ocean will be put up on auction without reserve, five years after its owner was unable to sell it at the listing price of $53 million. The estate, known as Hacienda de la Paz, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 25th, 2018

Inside a $44B Italian mansion that"s making cryptocurrency history

Nestled in the heart of Rome, this 16th century Italian Renaissance mega-mansion — valued at nearly $44 million — is about to become the first piece of real estate to accept cryptocurrency bids at auction......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 24th, 2018

Inside a $44B Italian mansion that"s making cryptocurrency history

Nestled in the heart of Rome, this 16th century Italian Renaissance mega-mansion — valued at nearly $44 million — is about to become the first piece of real estate to accept cryptocurrency bids at auction......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 24th, 2018