'Burung Harry Potter' Owls Found in Indonesian Markets
June 26, 2017 (Inside Science) -- In the wizarding world of Harry Potter, owls are magical companions that deliver the post. But in Indonesia, wild owls are stolen from their nests and put in cages in pet markets next to hundreds of winged neighbors.
European Stocks Jump as Crude, Nestle Power Gains: Markets Wrap
June 26, 2017 European stocks started the week on the front foot as catalysts including a rebound in crude propelled equities toward the biggest gain in five days.
Who needs 'baseload' power? (Or, let the markets do their job)
June 26, 2017 In April, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced a 60-day study on electricity market design and grid reliability, meant to assess to what extent current market designs fail to adequately compensate "baseload" (coal- and nuclear-fired) power plants.
Amazon's Whole Foods buy removed nearly $22 billion in market value from rival supermarkets
June 18, 2017 Target, Kroeger, Costco, Walmart, Dollar General, SuperValu and Sprouts lost a combined market value of $21.7 billion in one day - 6 percent of their total worth, according to data from FactSet.
Whole Foods, then a whole industry? Amazon sinks teeth into supermarkets
June 17, 2017 The only mild consolation is that the main action is taking place on the other side of the Atlantic and that Whole Foods' store portfolio in the UK runs to only nine outlets.
Global markets shrug off UK election shock
June 9, 2017 The pound bounced above $1.30 in mid-May when Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap election was expected to boost her majority and strengthen the UK's hand in the upcoming Brexit negotiations. But the ruling Conservative party's inability to ...
Here's How UK Markets Are Responding to the Election Surprise
June 9, 2017 The pound slumped, (some) stocks rallied and bond yields edged lower as the U.K.'s election produced a hung parliament and threw preparations for talks to exit the EU into turmoil.
After initial jolt on Qatar tensions, energy markets settle
June 5, 2017 As Saudi Arabia and four other Arab states cut diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday, energy markets tried to digest whether the tensions would translate into disruptions.
Asian markets mixed following London attack; oil jumps as key Gulf countries snap ties with Qatar
June 4, 2017 In the weekend London Bridge incident, the attackers first drove into pedestrians on London Bridge, then headed to Borough Market before being shot by police.
Man arrested in Portland after 'throwing semen at women in supermarkets'
May 28, 2017 A man has been arrested after allegedly throwing his semen over a string of women in supermarkets. Manuel Banuelos-Alcala, 47, is accused of following strangers into shops and lobbing semen at them before walking away.
Marawi fighting stirs uncertainty in financial markets
May 23, 2017 MANILA - Financial markets weakened on Wednesday, after fighting between government forces and extremists militants prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to place the entire southern region of Mindanao under martial law.
Jim Chanos on Donald Trump: Markets Are Already Pricing in President Pence
May 18, 2017 But according to another posited by famed short seller Jim Chanos over at Kynikos Associates on Thursday, markets are actually factoring in a potential impeachment. It's just that they're also factoring in the next step: a potentially more predictable ...
TRUMP SLUMP live: Stock markets crash amid fears of President's impeachment
May 18, 2017 The FTSE 100 and 250 tumbled by around 0.5 per cent after America's top share indices the Dow Jones and S&P 500 sank by almost two per cent yesterday to post their biggest one-day loss since September.
Dow Jones in red, Asian markets sulks; Indian markets likely to open negative
May 17, 2017 The Nasdaq closed 2.5% down at 6011, S&P 500 closed 1.8% down at 2357 and Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled 1.8% to the 20607 level.
Washington Roundup: Special Prosecutor, Trump Woes Roil Capitol Hill, Markets
May 17, 2017 Developments Wednesday concerning President Donald Trump include a special prosecutor named to oversee an investigation of Russia's influence in the 2016 presidential election; Russian President Vladimir Putin's offer of an Oval Office transcript; ...
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