Cash-Strapped Greece Repays First Part Of IMF Loan Due In March
March 06 2015 7:03 AM EST
Greece's newly elected government must pay a total of 1.5 billion euros to the IMF this month over two weeks starting on Friday.
SAP SE To Cut About 2,250 Posts, Create Fresh Positions
March 06 2015 4:33 AM EST
SAP expects to create about 2,200 jobs this year in growth areas such at its cloud business.
Sturdy US Jobs Report Seen, Could Keep June Rate Hike On Table
March 06 2015 3:06 AM EST
The jobless rate was forecast to fall to 5.6 percent, while average hourly earnings were seen rising 0.2 percent.
Brent Climbs Above $61 On Mideast Supply Concerns
March 05 2015 11:53 PM EST
Brent crude rose above $61 a barrel on Friday, supported by geopolitical tensions in Libya and Iraq, while traders eyed the outcome of Iran nuclear talks for further trading cues.
Fed Should Not Be Too Patient On Rate Hikes, Williams Says
March 05 2015 11:53 PM EST
The hawkish remarks from the normally centrist Williams do much to suggest the era of rock bottom interest rates is nearing an end.
Islamic State Torches Oil Field Near Tikrit As Militia Advance
March 05 2015 7:09 PM EST
ISIS militants have set fire to oil wells northeast of the city of Tikrit to obstruct an assault by Shi'ite militiamen and Iraqi soldiers trying to drive them from the Sunni Muslim city and surrounding towns, a witness said.
Businesses Back Gay Marriage, Top US Court Sets Argument Date
March 05 2015 6:53 PM EST
Big business rallied behind the gay marriage cause as the U.S. Supreme Court scheduled oral arguments for April 28 on the contentious social issue that promises to yield one of the justices' most important rulings of 2015.
FBI To Open Field Office In North Dakota's Oil Capital
March 05 2015 4:55 PM EST
The FBI said on Thursday it will open a field office in Williston, North Dakota, capital of the state's oil patch and an area grappling with a rise in drug use and sex trafficking
Snowstorm Halts Travel By Planes, Trains And Automobiles
March 05 2015 1:04 PM EST
As much as 21 inches of snow had fallen in a band from Texas to New England by midday Thursday.
ECB To Begin Money Printing Next Week
March 05 2015 10:15 AM EST
The European Central Bank will begin monthly purchases of 60 billion euros ($66 billion) of bonds on Monday.
Bank Of England Keeps Rates On Hold, 6 Years After Crisis Cut
March 05 2015 7:31 AM EST
But, there are signs that policy makers believe a rate hike could come sooner rather than later.
Euro Hits 11-Year Low Before ECB, Stocks Edge Higher
March 05 2015 5:35 AM EST
The common currency fell to as low as $1.1026, its lowest level since September 2003.
ECB Set To Raise Growth Forecasts, Flesh Out Bond-Buying Plan
March 05 2015 4:00 AM EST
The ECB has said its money printing would last "at least" until September 2016 and a "sustained adjustment" in inflation emerges.
Snowden Says US Not Offering Fair Trial If He Returns
March 04 2015 7:59 PM EST
Edward Snowden, the fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked details of mass surveillance programs, said he is not being offered a fair trial if he returns to the U.S.
Second Los Angeles Hospital Identifies 'Superbug' Infections
March 04 2015 7:26 PM EST
Four patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A. were infected with a drug-resistant "superbug" bacteria during endoscopic procedures, the hospital said Wednesday.
'Sabotage' In El Salvador Vote Delays Results 14 Days: Official
March 04 2015 4:36 PM EST
Results for El Salvador's bungled legislative and mayoral vote will not be available for another 14 days, the president of the country's electoral authority said on Wednesday, blaming the delay on "sabotage."
Dozens Of Miners Missing, Feared Dead In East Ukraine
March 04 2015 7:31 AM EST
A miner, Sergei Baldayev, said five bodies had been retrieved from the area of the blast, in a shaft deep underground.
Winter Storm To Bring Snow, Ice To East
March 04 2015 7:23 AM EST
Kentucky and West Virginia were forecasted to be the hardest hit, according to the National Weather Service.
UKIP Pledges To Return Immigration Levels To 'Normality'
March 04 2015 5:57 AM EST
UKIP hopes to tap into public frustration about rising immigration, and to focus more on attracting skilled immigrants.
StanChart Targets Cost Cuts Worth $1.8B After Profits Plunge
March 04 2015 4:16 AM EST
CEO Peter Sands will leave in June after eight years in charge, to be replaced by former JPMorgan investment bank boss Bill Winters.