UK will do its duty over migrants

David Cameron has said “as a father I felt deeply moved” by the image of a Syrian boy dead on a Turkish beach. As pressure mounts on the UK to take more of those fleeing to Europe from Syria, the … Continue reading


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Wall Street wavers as traders brace for key jobs report

By Noel Randewich (Reuters) – U.S. stocks ended slightly higher on Thursday as investors, on edge after recent turmoil in China’s markets, looked toward a key U.S. jobs report that may figure in the Federal Reserve’s decision about when to … Continue reading


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This jobs number will guarantee a Fed rate hike

If it’s possible to create any more drama around the timing of a Federal Reserve interest-rate hike, Friday’s jobs report will do it. Odds are, the August employment report—the last before the mid-September meeting of the Fed’s policymaking committee—will include … Continue reading


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Why Netflix shouldn’t sweat Apple: Analyst

Concerns about Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX)‘s situation have risen after the streaming giant lost several big-name movie titles and after rumors about a new Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) TV model surfaced…. Continue Reading »


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New iPhone details should excite fans, not investors

Apple (AAPL) is putting on one of its masterfully planned product unveilings next week, almost certainly focused on new iPhone models. But while Apple fans will get their fill of gorgeous phone photos and beguiling new phone features, Apple investors … Continue reading


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Chipotle critic turns up heat with ‘Chubby Chipotle’ ad

LOS ANGELES Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (CMG.N), known for its indulgent burritos, is battling a “Chubby Chipotle” ad campaign from the food industry group whose “Nanny” ads helped sink New York City’s ban on super-sized sugary drinks. The Center for … Continue reading


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Cyber missions could fuel Boeing EA-18G orders: U.S. Navy chief

WASHINGTON The Pentagon is evaluating whether potential cyber missions could drive demand for additional Boeing Co (BA.N) EA-18G electronic attack jets, or Growlers, the top U.S. Navy officer told Reuters on Thursday. Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert said … Continue reading


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Boeing books $2.6 billion order from Jet2.com

NEW YORK Boeing Co (BA.N) said on Thursday it had booked an order for 27 of its 737-800 aircraft, worth about $2.6 billion at list prices, from UK airline Jet2.com. The planes, due to be delivered over the next two … Continue reading


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Qualcomm president says splitting company may not create value

NEW YORK Qualcomm Inc’s (QCOM.O) President Derek Aberle, under pressure from activist hedge fund Jana Partners to improve the licensing and chip design firm’s stock performance, on Thursday sounded a cautionary note about a potential breakup of the company. Stressing … Continue reading


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Chinese ships headed home after Bering Sea sighting: U.S. Navy

WASHINGTON Five Chinese Navy ships sighted in the Bering Sea off Alaska during a visit to the region by U.S. President Barack Obama have begun their “return transit,” the U.S. Navy’s top uniformed officer told Reuters on Thursday. Chief of … Continue reading


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South Carolina to seek death penalty in Charleston church massacre

CHARLESTON, S.C. South Carolina will seek the death penalty for Dylann Roof, who is charged with the June murders of nine black worshippers at a Charleston church, a state prosecutor said on Thursday. The 21-year-old Roof, who is white, has … Continue reading


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Brady to suit up after ‘Deflategate’ win; NFL appeals

NEW YORK Star quarterback Tom Brady will play in the New England Patriots’ season opener next week after a federal judge threw out his “Deflategate” suspension on Thursday – but the National Football League has not conceded defeat just yet. … Continue reading


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