Stocks across Europe sharply lower at close

New York (AFP) – Losses in Wall Street stocks accelerated Monday morning, with the Dow and S&P 500 dropping more than two percent as global equities retreated after another drop in oil prices. Near 1550 GMT, US stocks had cut … Continue reading


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Tech stock collapse sure looks like bubble popping

Almost all technology stocks are getting hammered yet again on Monday. Salesforce.com (CRM) was down 6% while Facebook (FB) and Microsoft (MSFT) had lost 3%, for example, in morning trading. And while many see it as a continuation of Friday’s… … Continue reading


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Tech stock collapse sure looks like bubble popping

Almost all technology stocks are getting hammered yet again on Monday. Salesforce.com (CRM) was down 6% while Facebook (FB) and Microsoft (MSFT) had lost 3%, for example, in morning trading. And while many see it as a continuation of Friday’s… … Continue reading


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Canada to end air strikes in Iraq, Syria February 22

Ottawa (AFP) – Canada will end air strikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria and bring home its six fighter jets on February 22, the government announced Monday, going against public opinion. In their place, Ottawa will … Continue reading


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Cloud and data analytics stocks extend losses after bloodbath

(Reuters) – Shares of companies offering data analytics and cloud services, including Tableau Software Inc, fell sharply again on Monday amid worries that their customers were cutting spending. Tableau shares fell another 10 percent to $37.28. The stock lost half … Continue reading


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Cloud and data analytics stocks extend losses after bloodbath

(Reuters) – Shares of companies offering data analytics and cloud services, including Tableau Software Inc, fell sharply again on Monday amid worries that their customers were cutting spending. Tableau shares fell another 10 percent to $37.28. The stock lost half … Continue reading


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Clinton’s donors trade buck-raising for door-knocking in NH

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — They are some of Hillary Clinton’s best money-raisers, but right now the most valuable thing they can offer is their time. So on a frigid weekend afternoon, Jill Iscol and Bonnier Berger set out as door-to-door … Continue reading


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Clinton’s donors trade buck-raising for door-knocking in NH

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — They are some of Hillary Clinton’s best money-raisers, but right now the most valuable thing they can offer is their time. So on a frigid weekend afternoon, Jill Iscol and Bonnier Berger set out as door-to-door … Continue reading


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Timing is everything: Obama’s budget same day as NH primary

WASHINGTON (AP) — The main thing to know about President Barack Obama’s final, $4 trillion budget is that it comes on the same day as the New Hampshire primary, ensuring it gets minimal attention with all the focus on the … Continue reading


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Timing is everything: Obama’s budget same day as NH primary

WASHINGTON (AP) — The main thing to know about President Barack Obama’s final, $4 trillion budget is that it comes on the same day as the New Hampshire primary, ensuring it gets minimal attention with all the focus on the … Continue reading


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UK and EU: The lead campaigners battle

EU referendum: How will official lead campaigns be chosen? 8 February 2016 From the section EU Referendum


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Hamas denies Israeli charge Gaza treated IS wounded

Jerusalem (AFP) – Hamas on Monday denied Israeli accusations that wounded Islamic State group fighters from Egypt had been smuggled through tunnels to receive medical care in the Islamist-run Gaza Strip. Israeli General Yoav Mordechai had accused the jihadist group … Continue reading


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