Snap's IPO Draws Barclays CEO, But London Investors Remain Wary
Bloomberg, 21 February at 00:33
A full team of Snap Inc. executives, advisers, and the Chief Executive Officer of Barclays Plc attempted to sell the story of the social media company's IPO in London Monday. So far it has been a tough sell. Snap CEO Evan Spiegel and fellow executives
Royal Caribbean latest cruise line to cancel Turkey ports of call
Fox News, 21 February at 00:23
Royal Caribbean has canceled all scheduled stops in Turkey for the 2017 season, becoming the latest cruise line to do so following Carnival Corporation's Cunard Line and P&O Cruises December decisions to stop sailing to the Mediteranean nation.
Saudi Arabia Breaks Records on Oil Exports and Output for Year
Bloomberg, 21 February at 00:15
Saudi Arabia boosted oil exports and production last year to the highest monthly averages on record as the global crude market endured oversupply. Exports climbed to 7.65 million barrels a day on average last year, from 7.39 million barrels a day a
Exclusive: Burger King and Tim Hortons owner nears deal to buy Popeyes - sources
Business Insider, 21 February at 00:06
(Reuters) - Restaurant Brands International Inc, owner of the Burger King and Tim Hortons fast-food chains, is nearing a deal to acquire Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. The deal, which will likely value
Gas prices tick up in RI, fall slightly in Massachusetts
WPRI 12 Eyewitness News, 20 February at 23:51
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas is up slightly in Rhode Island. AAA Northeast says its weekly survey Monday found gas prices had risen one penny per gallon, to an average $2.24. That's four cents below the ...
When It Comes To Bad Urban Traffic, Los Angeles Leads The World
Forbes, 20 February at 23:11
Sure Los Angeles has been a U.S. symbol of bad traffic for decades, but it turns out the city's freeways and streets are so clogged that it was also the global leader in urban congestion in 2016. That's the finding of a new study by transportation
Bailout Negotiators Get Go-ahead to Return to Greece
U.S. News & World Report, 20 February at 22:57
Greece and its European creditors agreed Monday to resume talks on what economic reforms the country must make next in order to get the money it needs to avoid bankruptcy and a potential exit from the euro this summer. Feb. 20, 2017, at 2:48 p.m.. MORE.
Collapse of Kraft-Unilever tie-up extends run of failed mega-deals
Reuters, 20 February at 22:51
FILE PHOTO -- A branded taxi stands outside Unilever's Marmite factory in Burton upon Trent, Britain, October 13, 2016. REUTERS/Darren Staples/File Photo. By Dasha Afanasieva | LONDON. LONDON Kraft Heinz's (KHC.O) dropped bid to buy Unilever ...
Cross Bronx Expressway named most congested city roadway in US
New York Daily News, 20 February at 22:27
The Cross Bronx Expressway has been rated the most congested urban roadway in the country, according to a new study. (Chu, Victor, Freelance NYDN/Victor Chu). BY Graham Rayman. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Monday, February 20, 2017, 2:24 PM.
Bill Gates turns on technology, calls for 'robot tax' to slow automation
Washington Times, 20 February at 22:12
Bill Gates has proposed taxing companies that use robots in the future as a way of slowing automation. (Quartz screenshot) more >. View Comments Print. By Douglas Ernst - The Washington Times - Monday, February 20, 2017. Bill Gates wants the federal ...
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