US Official: US preparing to send additional troops to Middle East in response to threat from Iran – Reuters

Iran has been warning the US off-late and said to further move away from the nuclear deal on Monday.

Bloomberg and Reuters Set to Add New Cryptocurrency Index

Our index takes into account collective sentiments expressed on social media, in addition to complex data analysis of volume trades and predictive analytics.” A statement released by the firm revealed that the Cryptoindex is created using an analysis of more than 1,800 virtual currencies that were s

Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, TradingView to Add Cryptoindex

Our index takes into account collective sentiments expressed on social media, in addition to complex data analysis of volume trades and predictive analytics.” On Your Marks, Get Set...Stable Coin!Go to article >> The crypto index only considers the digital currencies which maintained their position

Reuters, Bloomberg Terminals, TradingView Add AI-Powered Crypto Index for Top 100 Coins

Also this month, crypto analytics company Coin Metrics announced its acquisition of digital asset index firm Bletchley Indexes and plans to launch crypto smart beta indexes.CIX100 is the result of an analysis of over 1,800 coins, selected on the basis of their having consistently held a position

Reuters, Bloomberg and TradingView to Add New Cryptocurrency Index

Our index takes into account collective sentiments expressed on social media, in addition to complex data analysis of volume trades and predictive analytics.” The Cryptoindex is built from an analysis of over 1,800 cryptocurrencies that are passed through set of filters, according to the firm.Cr

China Blacks Out Tiananmen Coverage in Massive Media Lockdown

Geng, the foreign ministry spokesman, said that "some people in the U.S. always regard themselves as others' teachers and interfere in other countries' internal affairs under the guise of so-called democracy and human rights, while turning a blind eye to problems at home."As a global business, w

In China, a Reuters Partner Blocks Articles on the Tiananmen Square Massacre

In a memo emailed to Reuters staff members that was obtained by The New York Times, the company president, Michael Friedenberg, and the editor in chief, Stephen J. Adler, said they had “expressed our concern” to Refinitiv.“And we stand by our China coverage.” “We continue to provide Refinitiv wi

China's censors expose a truth about corporate JVs

The country's sovereign wealth fund participated in the firm's 2007 initial public offering.- Thomson Reuters, the parent company of Reuters and Breakingviews, on Oct. 1 completed the sale of a 55% stake in its financial and risk division, subsequently rebranded as Refinitiv, to private equity f

Wall Street slides to end May brutalized by trade jitters

By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks dropped on Friday, as the S&P 500 closed out the month with its biggest May slump since 2010, after President Donald Trump's surprise threat of tariffs on Mexico fueled fears that a trade war on multiple fronts could lead to a recession.Addin

Wall Street steadies amid US-China trade jitters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks showed signs of stabilizing on Thursday, but gains were kept in check by conflicting comments on trade talks from President Donald Trump and Beijing that reinforced concerns about a potentially lengthy battle harming global growth.

Latam stocks hit over three-week peak on Mexico, Brazil gains

Oil firm Ecopetrol SA fell 2.1% on the back of the 4% drop in Brent crude futures.Common shares and preferred shares of Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) dipped 0.2% and 1.3%, respectively, hurt by a steep decline in Brent crude futures .Lopez Obrador also said the Mexican economy could

Wall St. steadies amid US-China trade jitters

The energy sector fell 1.2%, as oil prices settled down nearly 4% in part due to a smaller-than-expected decline in U.S. crude inventories.That, in turn, weighed on interest-rate sensitive bank stocks, which dropped 1.2% and were on track for a third straight day of declines, while the broader f

Mantle Ridge explores bid to acquire Aramark

While Harrison died unexpectedly less than a year into his four-year contract, his involvement put the company on track for a turnaround that boosted CSX's stock and generated strong returns for Mantle Ridge.As a result, many of the cost savings that private equity investors would typically achi

Mantle Ridge explores offer for Aramark Services (ARMK) - Reuters

FREE Breaking News Alerts from StreetInsider.com!StreetInsider.com Top Tickers, 5/30/2019 (Updated - May 30, 2019 12:37 PM EDT)Mantle Ridge LP is exploring forming a consortium with private equity firms ...

Health news in brief

Between 2003 and 2011, rates of insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea diagnosis among U.S. Army soldiers increased by more than 600 percent, a new study finds.Many patients with life-threatening food allergies may feel anxious or overwhelmed at times, but it’s rare for mental health professionals

Health News Roundup: Abortions to be banned in Louisiana; Ebola epidemic inflicts heavy toll on children

Insomnia, sleep apnea diagnoses up sharply in U.S. Army Between 2003 and 2011, rates of insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea diagnosis among U.S. Army soldiers increased by more than 600 per cent, a new study finds.Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks The Louisian

Reuters Health News Summary

Insomnia, sleep apnea diagnoses up sharply in U.S. Army Between 2003 and 2011, rates of insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea diagnosis among U.S. Army soldiers increased by more than 600 percent, a new study finds.Patients with food allergies may need mental health support Many patients with lif

Canada's TSX set for slow upward grind to eclipse April record high

It has included a 40% gain for the technology group, led by a near-doubling in the share price of commerce platform company Shopify Inc .The median forecast from a survey of 26 portfolio managers and strategists polled was for the Toronto market to rise 1.3% from last week's close to 16,445 by D

Huawei accuses FedEx of diverting documents to the US

One of the packages has now been delivered to its correct destination with no indication it had been tampered with, the company said.

Huawei reviewing FedEx relationship, says packages 'diverted'

FedEx China on Tuesday apologised on its Chinese social media account for the "mishandling" of Huawei packages and confirmed there was no "external pressure" to divert packages.Huawei told Reuters it only learned that the Japan-originated packages, which were sent by suppliers that it did not id

Huawei reviews Fedex relationship after packages diverted

“We will now have to review our logistics and document delivery support requirements as a direct result of these incidents.” Earlier this month the US placed Huawei on a trade blacklist effectively banning American firms from doing business with the company.“The recent experiences where importan

FedEx Shares Sag as Huawei Snafu Brings Trade War Fears to the Fore

"We regret that this isolated number of Huawei packages were inadvertently misrouted, and confirm that we were not requested by any external party to divert these packages which are in the process of being returned to the shippers," the company said in a post in Mandarin through its China-based soci

Huawei reviewing FedEx relationship, says packages 'diverted'

Reuters was given no evidence the incident was related to the US government's move to place Huawei and its affiliates on a trade blacklist in mid-May, effectively banning US firms from doing business with them on security grounds.Huawei told Reuters it only learned that the Japan-originated pack

Huawei reviewing its relationship with FedEx over diverted packages

We will now have to review our logistics and document delivery support requirements as a direct result of these incidents — Joe Kelly, Huawei spokesperson FedEx said it received no instruction to reroute the packages and that these were “misrouted in error”.“This is an isolated issue limited to

FedEx apologises after 'misrouting' Huawei parcels

“We apologise for a small number of Huawei packages being misrouted,” FedEx said on its official account in China’s Twitter-like Weibo platform.

Huawei mulls on ending relationship with FedEx after four parcels mysteriously get diverted

Maury Donahue, FedEx spokesperson says that the packages had been “misrouted in error” and not because the company was told to do so by other parties.“The recent experiences where important commercial documents sent via FedEx were not delivered to their destination, and instead were either diver

Huawei says FedEx redirected packages to the US

Earlier this month, Last week, the US Commerce Department prohibited American firms from doing business with Huawei, a move which means the company’s handsets will no longer receive updates for the Android operating system from Google or access to its popular applications.The company has effecti

Huawei Claims FedEx Rerouted Four Of Its Packages

Reuters said it saw no evidence that this had anything to do with the U.S. government’s decision to put Huawei on a blacklist in the middle of May that bars U.S. firms from doing business with the Chinese telecom player.“This is an isolated issue limited to a very small number of packages,” said

Huawei Says Reviewing FedEx Relationship After Packages 'Diverted' to US

Reuters was given no evidence the incident was related to the US government's move to place Huawei and its affiliates on a trade blacklist in mid-May, effectively banning US firms from doing business with them on security grounds.Huawei told Reuters it only learned that the Japan-originated pack

FedEx Apologies for 'Inadvertently' Mishandling Huawei Packages

"We regret that this isolated number of Huawei packages were inadvertently misrouted, and confirm that we were not requested by any external party to divert these packages which are in the process of being returned to the shippers," the company said in a post in Mandarin through its China-based soci

Huawei accuses FedEx of diverting documents to the US

While this could amount to a lot of fuss over nothing, it illustrates Huawei's growing outrage over the US' trade ban -- the company has already seen many of its most important US partners, including Google and Intel, abruptly cut off access to parts.A spokesman said the alleged diversions "unde

Huawei reviews relationship with FedEx after packages 'diverted'

Huawei declined to explain why it thought the packages were diverted, and so it is unclear whether the incidents are related to the US government's move to place Huawei and its affiliates on a trade blacklist in mid-May, effectively banning US firms from doing business with them on security grounds.

Huawei reviewing FedEx relationship, says packages were 'diverted'

Reuters was given no evidence the incident was related to the U.S. government’s move to place Huawei and its affiliates on a trade blacklist in mid-May, effectively banning U.S. firms from doing business with them on security grounds.Huawei told Reuters it only learned that the Japan-originated

Total System Services Jumps on Tie-Up Talk With Global Payments

CEO Jeff Sloan spoke with analyst Tien-tsin Huang @jpmorgan Technology, Media and Communications Conference today about GPN's differentiated software-driven payments strategy and ecommerce and omnichannel capabilities.Shares of credit card transaction technology company Total System Services (TS

Total System Services stock rises after Bloomberg reports of merger talks with Global Payments

Piper Jaffray analyst Jason Deleeuw wrote that he expects any merger between Total System Services and Global Payments to be a cash and stock deal, "like the other two processing mega-mergers announced this year."Total System Services shares have gained 23% so far this year, as the S&P 500

Global Payments, Total System have held merger talks - Bloomberg

Total System is the largest third-party processor for credit-card issuers in the U.S., while Global Payments is the fifth largest merchant acquirer, an institution that helps businesses handle credit and debit card payments, along with other transaction services.Total System Services (NYSE:TSS)

Global Payments, Total System Have Held Tie-Up Talks, Sources Say

Merchant acquirers are financial institutions that help businesses handle credit and debit card payments, among other transaction services.The companies have held preliminary conversations that could lead to a tie-up, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the matter isn’t publi

Global Payments, Total System explore potential deal

May 24 (Reuters) - Global Payments Inc has held preliminary tie-up talks with Total System Services Inc , Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.The companies also discussed a possible joint venture and other ways to partner up that may not include a full-blown m

Global Payments, Total System explore potential deal - Bloomberg

May 24 (Reuters) - Global Payments Inc has held preliminary tie-up talks with Total System Services Inc, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.The companies also discussed a possible joint venture and other ways to partner up that may not include a full-blown mer

UK House Price Index: falling property prices in London offer an opportunity for buyers

Dilpreet Bhagrath, mortgage expert for online mortgage broker Trussle, comments: “While the slight uptick in house prices in the year to March, from 1% to 1.4%, may bring some good news to those currently hoping to sell their property, it’s clear that the overall slowdown since mid-2016 continues to

Liam Fox: 'there's no room for complacency'

And we must never forget that.’ Other highlights included a panel on ‘Political risks and global trade’, in which CBI director-general Carolyn Fairbairn said a ‘real questioning of the benefits of globalisation’ is one of the key issues facing business today.He added: ‘While it’s important we e

Japan's Exports Fall for Fifth Month

May.21 -- Japanese exports fell for a fifth straight month in April, while core machine orders rose 3.8 percent in March month-on-month.Kathleen Hays reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."

Japan's trade surplus falls sharply as exports drop

Trump has frequently complained that Japan has an unfair advantage in bilateral trade, and is seeking to negotiate a new trade agreement with Tokyo.The decrease, sharply lower than market expectations, was chiefly due to falls in exports of chip-related products to China, the finance ministry da

Japan's Exports Fall for Fifth Month Amid Trade Tensions

On a more positive note for the economy, machinery orders, a leading indicator of capital spending in coming months, rose for a second month in March, gaining 3.8% from April.Ahead of President Donald Trump’s visit to Tokyo, during which trade issues are likely to be discussed, the data showed J

Exclusive: China backtracked on almost all aspects of US trade deal - sources

China would also have to move further towards the U.S. position on other sticking points, such as demands for curbs on Chinese industrial subsidies and a streamlined approval process for genetically engineered U.S. crops.The U.S. administration said the latest tariff escalation would take effect

China reportedly backtracked on nearly all aspects of US trade deal

China would also have to move further towards the U.S. position on other sticking points, such as demands for curbs on Chinese industrial subsidies and a streamlined approval process for genetically engineered U.S. crops.The administration said the latest tariff escalation would take effect at 1

China backtracked with extensive last-minute edits to trade deal with US

The reversals included sections meant to address theft of U.S. intellectual property and trade secrets, coercion of U.S. companies to give up their technology, and currency manipulation, among other provisions, according a Reuters report.[Read: 'They have to stop': Small businesses alarmed by ne

China reportedly backtracked on nearly all aspects of the US trade deal

China would also have to move further towards the US position on other sticking points, such as demands for curbs on Chinese industrial subsidies and a streamlined approval process for genetically engineered US crops.Friday (0401 GMT), hiking levees on Chinese products such as internet modems an

USD: Break Or Make Time For US/China Trade Talks; What's Next?

Citi discusses the latest market condition amid the recent heightened trade tensions on the back of the announcement by US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer that the US would raise tariffs on Chinese goods this Friday.

China backtracked on nearly all parts of US trade deal, sources say

China would also have to move further towards the U.S. position on other sticking points, such as demands for curbs on Chinese industrial subsidies and a streamlined approval process for genetically engineered U.S. crops.The administration said the latest tariff escalation would take effect at 1