• The world's safest airlines for 2016?
The world's safest airlines for 2016?

Airline review website AirlineRatings.com has released its ranking for the safest airlines to fly with for this year, with Qantas topping the list. Topping the list for the third year in a row is Qantas , the Australian national carrier that boasts an astonishing fatality-free record in its "jet set" era.

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  • Noble Group Dips On S&P Downgrade To Junk, Iceberg Cheers
Noble Group Dips On S&P Downgrade To Junk, Iceberg Cheers

The downgrades will test chief executive officer Yusuf Alireza's view that while the investment-grade rating was desirable, it was not required for the business. The stock tumbled by as much as 10.1 per cent in early trade before paring much of the losses to close half a cent or 1.5 per cent down at 34 cents.

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  • Mortgage rates ease, Freddie Mac says
Mortgage rates ease, Freddie Mac says

The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, increased 21.3 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier. of 3.723%. Additionally, the Refinance Index increased 24% from last week. The movement of the 10-year Treasury bond is one of the best indicators whether mortgage rates will rise or fall.

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  • United Airlines fined $2.7M for violating consumer rules
United Airlines fined $2.7M for violating consumer rules

United, the department said, failed to provide disabled passengers with "prompt and adequate assistance" getting on and off aircraft and with moving through terminals at Houston International Airport, O'Hare, Denver International Airport, Newark International Airport and Dulles International Airport.

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  • WOOD GROUP (JOHN) (WDGJF) Raised to Hold at Investec
WOOD GROUP (JOHN) (WDGJF) Raised to Hold at Investec

According to JP Morgan Cazenoves price target of 150 on the company's stock this indicates the broker now believes there is an increase of 5.26% from SIG PLC's current price of 142.5. The 52-week high share price is 298 GBX while the year low share price is now 167.5 GBX. Deutsche Bank reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 1,500 ($21.84) price obje...

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  • At least 12 states join fed review of Humana deal
At least 12 states join fed review of Humana deal

Aetna , based in Hartford, Conn., released a statement saying that "we are confident that our transaction will receive a fair, thorough and fact-based review from the Department of Justice and the states". "The states created this path with the DOJ (Justice Department) to promote education, engagement". "We believe we have an obligation to stick it...

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  • Vikings reportedly hire Tony Sparano to coach the offensive line
Vikings reportedly hire Tony Sparano to coach the offensive line

He was the coach in Miami from 2008 until he was sacked with three games left in the 2011 season and served as the interim coach of the Raiders for 12 games in 2014 after they relieved Dennis Allen of his duties.

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  • LEGO Marvel's Avengers: DLC adds Ant-Man, 'Civil War' content
LEGO Marvel's Avengers: DLC adds Ant-Man, 'Civil War' content

The special level will allow players to experience some of the action from the movie of the same name using either of the new characters or the ones from the core game.   The Battle Of New York From The Avengers Will Obviously Be Front And CenterThe Hulkbuster Will Also Be There In All Its Militarized GloryYou Can Also Visit The Farm From Aven...

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  • General Electric to slash hundreds of British jobs
General Electric to slash hundreds of British jobs

To ease those concerns, GE promised to create jobs instead of destroying them. The current announcement was expected as after the acquisition; most companies announce job cuts in order to merge similar operations.

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  • Arch Coal files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Arch Coal files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Following that deal, world prices for metallurgical coal tanked, leaving Arch swamped in debt. "Unrelenting pressure from federal regulations and policies coming out of D.C.

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  • The Powerball Jackpot Is Now At $1.5 Billion!!!
The Powerball Jackpot Is Now At $1.5 Billion!!!

As a result, the site says that means the total payout after taxes in NY, for example, could end up as low as $574,442,400 - or less than half the advertised amount.

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  • Belgium ordered to recoup €700m from major corporations
Belgium ordered to recoup €700m from major corporations

It distorts competition on the merits by putting smaller competitors who are not multinational on an unequal footing. The Commission says the scheme was "marketed" to multinationals, giving them an unfair advantage over smaller companies. This also applies to the possibility of an appeal against the decision'. He nonetheless warned that such a meas...

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  • VW likely to buy back some affected cars in United States, report says
VW likely to buy back some affected cars in United States, report says

Along with the half million vehicles affected in the U.S. there are another 8.5 million vehicles in Europe, which were recalled after German authorities cracked the whip. "The U.S.is playing a key role as VW faces the biggest financial threat there, and the risks elsewhere declined substantially", said Juergen Pieper, a Frankfurt-based analyst for ...

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  • Volkswagen may buy back your dirty diesel
Volkswagen may buy back your dirty diesel

But the clean air regulations in the USA are much stricter and such a solution is not acceptable there. Volkswagen's stock took an additional hit earlier this week upon the announcement of the suit by the DOJ, reflecting the fact that the diesel scandal is far from being settled despite the quick approval of a technical solution for the affected ...

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  • Airbus Wins More Orders Than Boeing For Second Year Running
Airbus Wins More Orders Than Boeing For Second Year Running

Both planemakers experienced a slowdown after two years of heavy orders, and amid concerns over the impact of economic jitters and low oil prices on demand for fuel-saving jets. Bregier downplayed the potential Chinese challenger. "This commercial and industrial performance unequivocally proves that global demand for our aircraft has remained  re...

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  • Shell boss bets oil price will double
Shell boss bets oil price will double

Standard Life Investment's announcement came on the same day influential shareholder advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) endorsed the deal, saying the downturn in oil markets did not detract from its strategic benefits. It will also bring Shell into closer partnership with Petroleo Brasileiro SA or Petrobras. As the prices of oil...

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  • As Oil Plunges, Energy Companies Cut Jobs, Postpone Projects
As Oil Plunges, Energy Companies Cut Jobs, Postpone Projects

Therefore, oil prices are bound to rise again, as everyone is suffering and can’t afford to lose more under such low level of oil prices. California-based Chevron said last fall that it would eliminate 7,000 jobs, while rival Shell announced 6,500 layoffs.

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  • Donald Trump threatens to withdraw investment in Scotland if banned from Britain
Donald Trump threatens to withdraw investment in Scotland if banned from Britain

Suzanne Kelly, the campaigner behind a petition signed by more than 570,000 people calling for Trump to be banned from the United Kingdom has accused the real estate tycoon of attempting to blackmail Scotland. The source added that Prime Minister David Cameron has said he does not favour barring Trump. More than 30 USA states - the majority run b...

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  • David Bowie's last music video is a poignant meditation on mortality
David Bowie's last music video is a poignant meditation on mortality

Dozens were gathered there at 5 p.m. Each person seems to have their own story, including our own editor-in-chief and astronaut Tim Peake , for whom Bowie's music has left a deep and personal mark on their lives. We leave you with the music video of the 1969 hit Space Oddity . In 1996, he was inducted into the Rock Hall of Fame . Local b...

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  • VW likely to buy back some affected cars in United States
VW likely to buy back some affected cars in United States

In the latest development, the EPA has teamed with the U.S. Department of justice, which filed a civil complaint in federal court against Volkswagen - including Volkswagen AG , Audi AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC, Porsche AG, and Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

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