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The cable company on Tuesday announced the offer, which is a 16 percent increase from Fox's bid to obtain majority control of Sky . Shares in Sky soared 18 per cent. The offer is a huge statement of intent from the mild-mannered media mogul Roberts, 58, who took over as head of the cable and entertainment conglomerate from his father, Ralph, who founded the company in 1963.
  • Amazon Gives Prime Members Discount On Whole FoodS Purchases

    Amazon Gives Prime Members Discount On Whole FoodS Purchases

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    Cardholders who are not Prime members will earn 3% back on Whole Foods purchases. Discount retailer Target Corp already offers a REDcard credit card that gives shoppers 5 percent off purchases at its own stores. Amazon has said Prime is becoming the loyalty program for the chain which it acquired past year, although how exactly that would work remains unclear.
  • Qualcomm Sweetens Offer For NXP Semiconductors To $44 Billion

    Qualcomm Sweetens Offer For NXP Semiconductors To $44 Billion

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    The stock increased 0.57% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $44.33. About 5.10 million shares traded or 86.98% up from the average. Bellecapital International Ltd decreased its stake in Schlumberger Ltd (SLB) by 14.49% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.
  • Indian Banks Association Discusses Punjab National Bank Fraud

    Indian Banks Association Discusses Punjab National Bank Fraud

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    Prasad had also made a desperate plea to the PMO to stop the loot before Nirav Modi's uncle, Mehul Choksi fled the country just like Vijay Mallya and Lalit Modi did in the past. Stressing that people voted for the BJP in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections as they wanted a change from the Congress , Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday accused the BJP of "rather taking forward the scams" initiated during the previous regime.
  • Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) PT Lowered to $80.00 at Credit Suisse Group

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    Markel Corp who had been investing in Exxon Corporation for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $323.97 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.50% or $0.585 during the last trading session, reaching $39.545. It is calculated by dividing the current closing price of the stock by the latest quarter's book value per share. Rathbone Brothers Public Ltd Com owns 301,108 shares or 1.07% of their U.S.
  • Rahul releases 'guide to looting India' over Nirav Modi fraud

    Rahul releases 'guide to looting India' over Nirav Modi fraud

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    During an interview with Reuters in November, Modi - net worth of some $1.8 billion according to Forbes magazine rankings, and famously soft-spoken - discussed his love for art, poetry and paintings. "We have issued advisory as well to them". "If the entire onus is on us, we will take responsibility". "In one of the industry meetings in 2013 he said that when people wear a Cartier ring they don't say it's a diamond ring, they say it's Cartier", said the member, who did not want to be ...
  • HBO delivers Time Warner earnings boost

    HBO delivers Time Warner earnings boost

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    It turned negative, as 66 investors sold Time Warner Inc . shares while 374 reduced holdings. The increase in advertising revenues was thanks to more ad money from Major League Baseball postseason games and growth at Turner's global networks.
  • Bitcoin mining in Iceland might use extra electrical energy than households

    Bitcoin mining in Iceland might use extra electrical energy than households

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    Currently, Iceland's Bitcoin mining activities utilize around 840 gigawatt hours of electricity to power computers and cooling systems annually, at the same time most of the country's homes use around 700 gigawatt hours. The rapid growth has prompted Iceland's Pirate Party lawmaker Smari McCarthy to suggest taxing bitcoin and cryptocurrency mining operations in the country if only to add to the coffers of the island nation.
  • Sterling edges up ahead of inflation data

    Sterling edges up ahead of inflation data

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    Over the same period, inflation, as measured by CPI was 2.7 per cent and was four per cent as measured by RPI. The trio at Edelweiss further said that November 2017 IIP stood at near 5-year high. The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index increased 0.5 percent last month as households paid more for gasoline, rental accommodation and healthcare.
  • European markets plunge at opening bell as stock market turmoil continues

    European markets plunge at opening bell as stock market turmoil continues

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    A wild session on Tuesday had seen the Dow swing more than 1,100 points from peak to trough and finally end with the benchmark S&P 500 recording its best day since just before President Donald Trump's election victory in 2016. Of the index's 10 main groups seven were in positive territory. At 9:49 a.m. ET (1449 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average (. DJI ) gained 0.25 percent to 24,406.14.
  • EPS for Education Realty Trust, Inc. (EDR) Expected At $0.58

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    It is down 38.50% since February 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.26% the S&P500. Great West Life Assurance Can reported 285,610 shares. Fmr Ltd Co accumulated 1.53M shares or 0.01% of the stock. Thornburg stated it has 174,876 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys , and 5 selling transactions for $2.73 million activity.
  • National Pizza Day 2018: Deals to save you dough on pizza

    National Pizza Day 2018: Deals to save you dough on pizza

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    At Pizza Hut , get two medium two-topping pizzas for $5.99. You can stop into the well-known ice cream establishment and sample their new Sweetheart Polar Pizza Ice Cream , from 3 p.m.to 7 p.m.in participating locations . If you spend over £20, you get 50% off all pizzas. Part of the restaurant's Create Your Own Lunch Duos menu . Rewards members get 30 percent off on February 9.
  • Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB) Receives News Sentiment Score of 0.09

    Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB) Receives News Sentiment Score of 0.09

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    David and Tom just revealed what they believe are the 10 best stocks for investors to buy right now. and Viacom wasn't one of them! " Viacom's most-watched portfolio of domestic cable brands grew viewership share in the quarter, led by our powerful flagship networks, which now includes Paramount Network - the biggest and most ambitious network rebrand in our history".
  • Bank rates to rise sooner than markets expect: Bank of England governor

    Bank rates to rise sooner than markets expect: Bank of England governor

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    Many savings accounts are already loss-leaders for banks and building societies and so they are less likely than mortgage lenders to pass on any rise in interest rates. Before the meeting, traders were waiting for the language of the statement. In the conference, Carney talked about their thinking about the current United Kingdom economy, the uncertainties ahead, and the risks associated with Brexit .
  • US Charges Dozens In Massive Cyberidentity Fraud Scheme

    US Charges Dozens In Massive Cyberidentity Fraud Scheme

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    One advert posted on Infraud's online forum in 2011 claimed to have 795,000 log-ins for British customers of HSBC, the indictment says. Another eight have been detained in other countries including Australia, Italy, and Serbia, and await extradition to the US.
  • OMG Sensex down by 1000 Points

    OMG Sensex down by 1000 Points

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    There are a bunch of reasons why Sensex is falling today. The resolution of the MPC will be announced tomorrow, 7 February 2018. Most indices on the BSE have posted a decline in the range of 1.5-1.75%. US wage data on Friday pointed to quickening inflation which may lead to higher rates by the US Federal Reserve. United States stocks tumbled yesterday, 5 February 2018 as interest rates headed higher amid concerns of returning inflation.