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Ireland"s AIB Posts Landmark Profit

One of Ireland's dominant lenders Allied Irish Banks, which avoided collapse during the country's banking debt crisis, posted its first profit since 2008......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj22 min. ago

Bayer"s Second-Quarter Profit Rises 14%

Bayer's second-quarter net profit increased 14%, helped by robust demand for its latest drugs and crop protection products, but the German company tweaked its full-year outlook to reflect the strength of the euro against other currencies......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj22 min. ago

Google"s Problem With The Max Mosley Sex Party Pictures

Max Mosley is suing Google yet again over links to pictures of him enjoying certain practices at a private sex party. As he points out himself this was all legal, private and consensual and is therefore none of anyone else's business. Which, if you take t.....»»

Category: topSource: forbes36 min. ago

Russia"s VTB slides on Western sanctions, market rises as impact priced in

Shares in Russia's second-largest bank VTB slid over 3 percent at the start of trading on Wednesday, but the broader stock market rose as investors had priced in the impact of a new wave of Western sanctions. Brussels and Washington announced new punitive.....»»

Category: topSource: yahoo49 min. ago

L&T earnings raise "multiple red flags" - Citi; stock slumps

Reuters Market Eye - Citigroup downgrades Larsen & Toubro Ltd to "neutral" from "buy", citing "rich" valuations and says Q1 "raises multiple red flags," including lower-than-expected standalone sales and margin details. Earnings "were a warning that inves.....»»

Category: topSource: yahoo49 min. ago

Terror threats at chemical plants underestimated

Congressional investigators say the government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that it considers particularly vulnerable to terrori.....»»

Category: marketSource: foxnews50 min. ago

The man responsible for Hilton"s grand turnaround

Nearly every weekend, Chris Nassetta is cooking in his family's oversized kitchen, outfitted with two commercial-grade refrigerators, three sinks and a deep fryer......»»

Category: marketSource: foxnews50 min. ago

New Company Offers "No-skim" Fundraising Tools To Nonprofits

Social venture CommitChange has developed a new fundraising platform for nonprofits that doesn't rely on collecting a percentage of funds raised, potentially netting nonprofits with a higher percentage of total donations. The venture has garnered investme.....»»

Category: topSource: forbes50 min. ago

Telltale Signs Of Donald Sterling"s Dementia

Donald Sterling was said to have dementia by 2 doctors, yet at times he seemed to be in control of what he said and did. Note the red flags in his conduct that are characteristic of dementia. Let those be a warning to others who have a loved one behavin.....»»

Category: topSource: forbes50 min. ago

Don"t Let Stalkers, Abusers and Creeps Track Your Phone"s Location

Modern cell phones know where you are and this can be a very good thing, but -- in the wrong hands -- it can also lead to potential abuse. As Kaofeng Lee and Erica Olsen point out in the article, Cell Phone Location, Privacy and Intimate Partner Viole.....»»

Category: topSource: forbes50 min. ago

More People -- And Now Companies -- Exit U.S. Taxes

FATCA Brought a Wave of Individual Expatriations. Now Companies Too Want to Shield Their Overseas Income From America's Global Tax. FATCA Brought a Wave of Individual Expatriations. Now Companies Too Want to Shield Their Overseas Income From America.....»»

Category: topSource: forbes50 min. ago

India Shows Us Why We Don"t Want State-Run Regional Banks In Britain

One of the potential solutions to the faults of the British banking system that has been suggested since the crash is that we need to create a system of state-owned, or perhaps mutually so, regional banks across the country. These would be run by local po.....»»

Category: topSource: forbes50 min. ago

Bank Of America Is The Most Complained-About Bank In The US

If you've ever complained about your bank, you aren't the only one. At least 250,000 others are griping, as well. That's the number of consumer complaints that have been made public by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a government agency e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider1 hr. 21 min. ago

Microsoft"s Virtual Assistant Cortana Will Soon Be Able To Do Even More Stuff Siri Can"t Do (MSFT)

Microsoft announced Wednesday that the first update to Windows Phone 8.1 will come in the next several months. The update will bring a handful of small yet useful features to Windows Phones, but more importantly, it focuses on further fine-tuning its virt.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider1 hr. 21 min. ago

BBVA Hit by South America Woes

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, Spain's No. 2 bank by market value, said its second-quarter net profit fell sharply, hit by losses in its South American units and a decline in trading income......»»

Category: europeSource: wsj1 hr. 21 min. ago

Matthew Lynn"s London Eye: New sanctions make Russian markets a better bargain

The more sanctions the U.S. and the EU impose, the bigger a bargain the Russian stock market becomes, writes Matthew Lynn......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch1 hr. 35 min. ago

Thoughts Ahead Of Wednesday"s Advance Estimate Of Q2 GDP

By Doug Short: By Doug Short The big economic announcement Wednesday will be the Advance Estimate of Q2 GDP. Recall that the Advance Estimate of 0.1% for Q1 GDP underwent two downward revisions: -1.0% in the first revision and -2.9% in the second revis.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalpha1 hr. 49 min. ago

Herbalife: Is The Top In On America Sales?

By The Specialist:The confetti from the anti-Ackman celebration-rally hadn't even reached the ground yet when Herbalife (NYSE:HLF) reported its party-crashing numbers that went over with the market like a fart in church. Yes, estimates were that far off a.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalpha1 hr. 49 min. ago

Investigators: Terror threat at chemical plants underestimated by government

Congressional investigators say the government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that it considers particularly vulnerable to terrori.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnews1 hr. 49 min. ago

U.K."s FTSE 100 index opens 0.1% lower at 6,801.98

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch1 hr. 49 min. ago