Stories about Finance

Feb 19 2016

US housing starts, building permits fall in January

Housing completions were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of about 1.057 million in January, an increase of 2.0% compared with the revised December estimate of 1.036 ...

Feb 19 2016

John Kasich calls GOP debates "the dumbest thing going"

Kasich on elimination of Golden Week: While on MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews Wednesday night, Kasich said the elimination of Golden Week - the week when voters ...

Feb 19 2016

Brazil says 'most' of confirmed microcephaly cases linked to Zika

On Wednesday, researchers reported finding the virus in the amniotic fluid of two pregnant women whose fetuses were diagnosed with microcephaly. The World Health Organi...

Feb 18 2016

IBM Grows Watson with $2.6B Truven Health Analytics Purchase

The deal is expected to close later this year. IBM, which has been expanding aggressively in the healthcare IT sector, bought medical image company Merge Healthcare in ...

Feb 18 2016

BAE Systems sees sales rise while backlog falls

The company will pay a final dividend of 12.5p per share making a total of 20.9p per share for the year, an increase of 2 per cent over 2014. Chief executive Ian King a...