• European Central Bank keeps rates, policy and guidance unchanged
European Central Bank keeps rates, policy and guidance unchanged

The ECB decision is due at 1145 GMT and president Mario Draghi will begin his press conference at 1230. While investors remain optimistic that the ECB will imminently adjust its monetary policies, we have argued that the Bank will struggle to go beyond beyond ending its asset buying program as Eurozone growth decelerates.

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  • Why no buzz for Josh Rosen — Fox's Film Room
Why no buzz for Josh Rosen — Fox's Film Room

Sadly, he has dug a bit of a hole for himself. I've been in the spotlight for a full three years. But he doesn't feel that means he isn't dedicated to being the best quarterback he can be. Opponents of Rosen will also use his dorm-room hot tub and taking on the current student-athlete business model of the NCAA as low-hanging fruit to toss at his d...

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  • Final thoughts: Baker Mayfield-mania, John Dorsey's thinking and more
Final thoughts: Baker Mayfield-mania, John Dorsey's thinking and more

So Darnold isn't only facing the sordid succession of failed Jets quarterbacks. Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield went to the Cleveland Browns with the No. Teams are more likely to do the right thing and pass in all cases other than a player considered as a generational talent like Barkley. Sam Darnold knows what awaits him with t...

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  • You have to be 16 or older to access WhatsApp in Europe
You have to be 16 or older to access WhatsApp in Europe

The company says that the new terms of service and privacy policy provide users even more transparency into the data Twitter collects or how it uses them. WhatsApp are also giving users the ability to download a report detailing all the information the company holds on them. Those within the ages of 13 to 15 still using the app will need...

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  • Microsoft set to report earnings after the bell
Microsoft set to report earnings after the bell

LinkedIn revenues of $1.33bn were up 37 per cent from $976m past year. The company notched wins across the board. Server products and cloud services revenue went up 20 percent, itself driven by Azure , where revenues surged 93 percent.

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  • FTA:
FTA: "Customs Union not enough to deliver frictionless trade"

It is a vote that could set in motion a series of events that could lead to the fall of the Prime Minister and her Conservative government. Some of the most powerful members of her Cabinet are leading Brexiteers - like Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , Environment Secretary Michael Gove and Brexit Secretary David Davis.

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  • Oil prices rise over Iran sanctions worries
Oil prices rise over Iran sanctions worries

A top adviser to Iran's supreme leader said Tehran would not accept any change to the 2015 nuclear deal, as Western signatories prepare a new package in the hope of persuading U.S. U.S. crude oil inventories increased last week ending April 20, and the refining sector fell 328,000 barrels per day from the previous week's average, the U.S.

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  • Volvo wants EVs to make up half of its sales by 2025
Volvo wants EVs to make up half of its sales by 2025

The Polestar 1's high price mostly reflects the car's hybrid performance, as its electric motor and internal combustion engine produce a combined output of about 600 horsepower and 737 pound-feet of torque. In another first, side-by-side on stage, the company is displaying its three globally-available Volvo SUVs: the XC90, XC60 and the new XC...

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  • Toronto van attack suspect identified as Alek Minassian
Toronto van attack suspect identified as Alek Minassian

Authorities are still trying to determine a motive for the attack, and are encouraging people to avoid unwarranted speculation. The seven-year veteran's division includes the area of the attack - effectively, the officer's backyard, the union chief said.

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  • CNN Explains Why Arizona Election Is Actually Good News for Democrats
CNN Explains Why Arizona Election Is Actually Good News for Democrats

If the shifts in special elections shown on the graph above are the norm in House races, how can the Republicans expect to hold onto all of these seats, much less majority? But in the last nine special elections, Democrats have overperformed and even won in districts that should be safely red.

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  • Kanye West Calls Donald Trump 'My Brother' During Twitter Love
Kanye West Calls Donald Trump 'My Brother' During Twitter Love

I do not agree with all the pieces anybody does. President Donald Trump thanked rapper Kanye West for a supportive tweet the music star sent on Wednesday. Chance also told fans that he visited Kanye recently, and said he was in "in a great space and not affected by folk tryna question his mental or physical health".

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  • Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC Sells 71 Shares of Alphabet Inc. (GOOG)
Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC Sells 71 Shares of Alphabet Inc. (GOOG)

On Monday, January 8 Pivotal Research maintained Alphabet Inc . In Friday, October 27 report UBS maintained it with "Buy" rating and $1165 target. Piper Jaffray boosted their price objective on shares of Alphabet from $1,150.00 to $1,300.00 and gave the stock an overweight rating in a research note on Thursday, January 11th.

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  • Stocks slide after a comment from a Caterpillar executive rattles the market
Stocks slide after a comment from a Caterpillar executive rattles the market

Eight of the index's 10 main groups ended lower. So far, 2018 hasn't been any better for telecom companies and both T and VZ are down just over 10 percent as of yesterday's close, though VZ shares rose over 3 percent after Tuesday morning's release.

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  • Steven Pienaar weighs in on Salah-Messi comparisons
Steven Pienaar weighs in on Salah-Messi comparisons

There were no gasps of surprise when it was announced that the Egypt global won the PFA Player of the Season Award over the weekend. Arsenal legend Ian Wright has tipped Mohamed Salah to win the Ballon d'Or if he guides Liverpool to Uefa Champions League glory.

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  • Abandon Car! Ford Dropping All Passenger-Car Models Except Mustang
Abandon Car! Ford Dropping All Passenger-Car Models Except Mustang

Ford's shares traded up about 2.2% in after-hours trading Wednesday at $11.35 after closing at $11.11, in a 52-week range of $10.14 to $13.48. That is slightly higher than the first quarter of a year ago, when Ford earned $1.59 billion, or 40 cents a share.

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  • Stone-cold spectacular - Avengers: Infinity War spoiler-free review
Stone-cold spectacular - Avengers: Infinity War spoiler-free review

But if you have to pick up the MVP's among them, it would be Iron Man , Doctor Strange ( Benedict Cumberbatch , who gets an awesome Strange-y scene near the climax), Spider-Man, most of the Guardians (Drax is particularly hilarious) and Thor (Chris Hemsworth...the strongest player of the team).

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  • Crude oil slightly higher following another move up
Crude oil slightly higher following another move up

West Texas Intermediate rose to $69.33 overnight before retreating about 0.10%. Given Trump's likelihood to reinstate sanctions on Iran (a decision scheduled for May 12), crude oil prices remain in a bullish trend. Futures in NY settled at their highest since December 2014, erasing earlier losses and nearing $69 a barrel, after Iranian-backed H...

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  • Asian shares advance as US bond yields push dollar higher
Asian shares advance as US bond yields push dollar higher

The rising yield reflects higher expectations for inflation and economic growth. That helped smaller company stocks, which rose early on and later took smaller losses than their larger peers. Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury went as high as 3 percent in early trading before slipping back to 2.99 percent. Facebook fell 4 perce...

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  • Apple, Ireland strike deal on 13-billion-euro tax payment
Apple, Ireland strike deal on 13-billion-euro tax payment

A joint appeal of the Irish government and the U.S. tech giant Apple against an European Union ruling on the company's unpaid taxes is likely to be considered in fall, Irish Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe said.

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  • Shire says willing to recommend Takeda's 46 billion pounds offer to shareholders
Shire says willing to recommend Takeda's 46 billion pounds offer to shareholders

Takeda Pharmaceutical on April 20 improved its approximately $60 billion bid to buy rival Shire , increasing the total offer to 47 pounds a share and the cash component by almost a fifth. If no deal is struck by then or if Shire doesn't agree to extend the deadline, Takeda would have to wait a further six months before launching its takeover bid...

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