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British Airways Possible Security Breach

British Airways Possible Security Breach

British Airways customers over the past few days have found that the points they have accumulated for their flights known as Avios have been disappearing for their private accounts. Others were not able to enter their accounts at all. Affected... 
SpiceJet Short of Aircraft for Flights

SpiceJet Short of Aircraft for Flights

SpiceJet Ltd the low-cost carrier will have to cancel over 20% of its daily flights if it does not reach an agreement with lessors for more aircraft by the end of March, a spokesperson for the company said on Saturday. SpiceJet, which... 
Jobless Claims Fall to Lowest in Past Five Weeks

Jobless Claims Fall to Lowest in Past Five Weeks

Less Americans than were forecasted filed for unemployment benefits the past week as improved conditions with the weather ushered in more stabilization in the labor market. Jobless claims dropped 9,000 to only 282,000 for the seven-day... 
McCormick Profit Drops, Results Beat Street

McCormick Profit Drops, Results Beat Street

One Wednesday, McCormick & Co, the seasonings and spices maker reported profit during its first quarter that was down compared to last year, despite a growth in sales, hurt due to charges as well as shrinking margins amidst higher... 
Folic Acid Could Reduce Risk of Stroke

Folic Acid Could Reduce Risk of Stroke

In what might be the largest study of this kind, researchers reviewed over 20,000 patients who were being monitored already for high blood pressure and were taking enalapril a hypertension medication. Some of the patients had histories... 
American Airlines to Join S&P 500

American Airlines to Join S&P 500

American Airlines Group will become a part of the S&P 500 starting Friday, when it replaces Allergan after it officially is acquired by Actavis in a deal that should be completed on Tuesday. American’s stock on Tuesday opened... 
Record Deal in Sale of GE Finance

Record Deal in Sale of GE Finance

In one of Australia’s largest ever transactions, a consortium of KKR & Co a private equity company, Varde Partners an alternative investment manager and Deutsche Bank agreed to acquire the Australia and New Zealand consumer-lending... 
Swedish Authorities Could Question Assange At Ecuadorian Embassy

Swedish Authorities Could Question Assange At Ecuadorian Embassy

Prosecutors in Sweden have made a huge concession in the investigation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The Swedish authorities have offered to question Assange at his sanctuary in London, the Ecuadorian embassy, about alleged... 
Barnes & Noble Tax Bill Take Bite Out of Profit

Barnes & Noble Tax Bill Take Bite Out of Profit

Quarterly profit at Barnes & Noble missed estimates by analysts as the chain of bookstores invested in its business specializing in college books prior to its spinoff and paid more in taxes. Barnes & Noble, which last month... 
HBO Streaming Service Launching in April

HBO Streaming Service Launching in April

A new report says that HBO will be launching its own standalone streaming service that will be named HBO Now. According to this new report, the service is to be launched sometime in April in time for the Game of Thrones season five... 
Miami Mall Will Be Country’s Largest

Miami Mall Will Be Country’s Largest

Triple Five Group mall administrator and holder based in Canada is preparing to construct the largest shopping center in the United States called the American Dream Miami Mall. The organization, based in Edmonton, Alberta already holds... 
AbbVie Beats Johnson & Johnson for Cancer Therapy

AbbVie Beats Johnson & Johnson for Cancer Therapy

AbbVie Inc through its last minute bid clinched the acquisition for $21 billion for Pharmacyclics, Inc and gained control of blood cancer therapy. North Chicago, Illinois based AbbVie will pay a per share price of $261.25 using a mix... 
Google Confirms Wireless Service

Google Confirms Wireless Service

Google Inc announced it has plans to launch a wireless service in the U.S. This raises a risk of creating tension between the Internet giant and the other wireless carriers that support its mobile Android OS. The service said Google... 
Oregon to Consider Banning Exemptions for Vaccines

Oregon to Consider Banning Exemptions for Vaccines

The state of Oregon is considering an amendment to a bill that takes aims at the highest rates in the country of vaccine exemptions that are non-medical. If the bill is to pass, Oregon would be joining West Virginia and Mississippi...