• JPMorgan Chase CEO says bank will raise minimum pay
JPMorgan Chase CEO says bank will raise minimum pay

JPMorgan's stock rose 2.5 percent before the stock market opened Thursday. The result beat analysts' estimates. The company said average core loans increased 16 percent from a year earlier . As of March 31, the company reported having 182,000 jobs on a full-time equivalent basis to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., about 6,000 fewer than in Mar...

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  • No Mega Millions winners; jackpot swells to over half a billion dollars
No Mega Millions winners; jackpot swells to over half a billion dollars

Each "play" costs $1, with the lottery's website promising alleged "MEGA fun". On social media on Tuesday, ticket holders fantasised about their plans if they won the prize, including plans to buy expensive clothing and even sports teams.

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  • U.S. says Adana's Incirlik base closed, working to reopen
U.S. says Adana's Incirlik base closed, working to reopen

The Pentagon has increasingly relied on Turkish military installations as the United States has waged its war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. The installation is home to Turkey's 8th Air Wing, and was not planned as a permanent home for USA troops, US military officials have said. "We are firmly committed to making every possible effor...

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  • IUML bats for Zakir Naik, says he is being hunted
IUML bats for Zakir Naik, says he is being hunted

Venkaiah Naidu indicated that Naik could face action if his preachings and teachings were found to be objectionable. A Dhaka report has said the Bangladesh government was investigating Naik and examining the possibilities of banning his “provocative” speeches in the wake of two attacks in the country within a week, in which 25 people were killed....

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  • In largest tech IPO, Line jumps 30% in market debut
In largest tech IPO, Line jumps 30% in market debut

The shares roared to 5,000 yen (S$63.7) in early trading, up from the 3,300 yen IPO price and valuing the firm at almost $10 billion (S$13.4 billion), after going untraded at the open as buy orders swamped sell orders. For the average American, the Japan-based, South Korean-owned social networking firm, with its catchy themes and cute mascots, rema...

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  • Line's booming IPO offers a message about messaging apps
Line's booming IPO offers a message about messaging apps

With its offering, LINE was able to raise more than $1.3 billion between its offering on the NYSE and its offering in Japan on the Tokyo stock market. A year ago, Siobhan Stollznow would have scoffed at the idea of using cartoon characters instead of words to chat with friends on her smartphone - until she got hooked on messaging app Line.

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  • US House Votes to Block Purchases of Heavy Water from Iran
US House Votes to Block Purchases of Heavy Water from Iran

Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland, the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, said renewing the law is necessary if the USA wants to retain "a credible deterrent" of snapping sanctions back into place should Iran cheat. When it was announced a year ago, the Iran nuclear deal stoked intense debate among pundits and policymakers about whether i...

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  • Tesla (TSLA) Stock Lower, Told Regulators About Crash 9 Days Later
Tesla (TSLA) Stock Lower, Told Regulators About Crash 9 Days Later

The Tesla Model S has been described as unreliable by Consumer Reports . While Tesla continues to fall short of its target, founder and CEO Elon Musk has said in the past that the company pushes itself by setting lofty goals. " Tesla does not find it necessary, nor does any automaker, to share the details of every accident that occur in a ...

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  • Pound sets new 31-year low
Pound sets new 31-year low

Mark Carney confirmed the bank of England is doing everything it can to stabalise the economy, but there are limits to what it can achieve to avoid a recession and it needs Government to make the necessary economic policy decisions to secure future growth.

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  • Priebus Declares Rebellion Against Trump Dead
Priebus Declares Rebellion Against Trump Dead

Thursday, Unruh and a small band of like-minded delegates failed in attempts to strip Republican National Chairman Reince Priebus of some of his authority and enact rules that would reopen the nomination fight. He said Republicans who won't back the nominee "put their own power and pride before the welfare of this nation". The event aims to gea...

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  • Motorists in for massive drop in petrol price - AA
Motorists in for massive drop in petrol price - AA

The table below shows what the petrol price and wholesale price of diesel is expected to be in July. Zone wise price movement shows that petrol prices will be comparatively cheaper in Chennai with Rs 59.75 and costlier in Mumbai with Rs 64.86.

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  • Thousands Arrested In Turkey After Attempted Military Coup Fails
Thousands Arrested In Turkey After Attempted Military Coup Fails

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim called the attempt a "black stain for Turkish democracy". The coup attempt began to fizzle down just after midnight Eastern Time , and CNN reports that 2,839 military officers were detained. German Chancellor Angela Merkel also threw her support behind Erdogan's government. "Our commanders are in charge", he sa...

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  • S&P 500, Dow end at record highs
S&P 500, Dow end at record highs

In corporate news, shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. gained 1.52 percent to 64.12 US dollars apiece Thursday, after the USA bank posted better- than-expected quarterly results. Wall Street closed little changed on Wednesday as the market took a breather following a three-day rally to record highs on the S&P 500 , with investors expecting upbeat earni...

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  • At last, Pokemon Go is now available in the UK
At last, Pokemon Go is now available in the UK

Some analysts see Pokemon Go's success as a big lift for artificial reality, which has yet to live up its hype. Today, it is identified that millions have downloaded Pokemon Go and the app is fast overtaking Twitter . Among the fixes are a change to the game repeatedly asking players to log in after being forcibly logged out. The game ha...

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  • Emmy nominations 2016: 'Game of Thrones' ruling the nomination list
Emmy nominations 2016: 'Game of Thrones' ruling the nomination list

First year series, " Mr. Robot " was also nominated along with "The Americans", " Better Call Saul ", and " House Of Cards ". In addition to acting nominations , " Game of Thrones " also received Emmy nods for directing, writing, cinematography, costumes, visual effects, production design, stunts, editing, hairstyling, make-up and casting.

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  • Arvind Kejriwal ticks off minister, stops anti-begging drive
Arvind Kejriwal ticks off minister, stops anti-begging drive

People were invited to ask their questions by logging on to the website "talktoak.com" or by dialing 011-23392999. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday asked his Social Welfare Minister Sandeep Kumar to stop his "anti-begging" drive.

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  • China says 'cannot lose one centimetre' of disputed area
China says 'cannot lose one centimetre' of disputed area

Richardson's China visit will come a week after the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague issued a stark ruling against China's wide-ranging territorial claims in the South China Sea and its construction of artificial islands. Abdul Gadire Koroma, a former judge at the International Court of Justice from Sierra Leone, said the tribunal had ...

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  • Group adds 'All Lives Matter' to 'O Canada' at All-Star Game
Group adds 'All Lives Matter' to 'O Canada' at All-Star Game

Major League Baseball spokesman Matt Bourne said the league was unaware of Pereira plans to change the lyrics, The Associated Press reported . The original lyrics are: "With glowing hearts we see thee rise". "You are right. Thank you for the exchange". The question about "All Lives Matter", which has become a response by those who disagree w...

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  • Markets to look through Bank of England caution and terrorist attacks
Markets to look through Bank of England caution and terrorist attacks

The Bank said that some businesses were starting to delay investment projects and postpone recruitment decisions, while a "significant weakening" in activity in the housing market was expected. While the central bank said it discussed what measures it could use to help the economy, it stopped short of detailing what those might be. "An August cu...

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  • Zika outbreak: infected resident in Utah dies
Zika outbreak: infected resident in Utah dies

In other areas of the US where Zika prone mosquitoes are found, officials still have not reported any Zika infections. No transmission of Zika by mosquitoes has been reported as of yet in the continental USA, and Mr. Officials with the Fresno County Health Department are certain that the woman was not bit in Fresno, but was infected when she travel...

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