Archive October 2014

Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs- BoJ move adds fuel to rally

Published 31/10/2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow and S&P 500 ended at record highs on Friday and other indexes posted strong gains for a second week [more…]

Comcast spin-off to list on Nasdaq in 2015

Comcast spin-off to list on Nasdaq in 2015

Published 31/10/2014

(Reuters) - Midwest Cable Inc, the cable company to be spun off from Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O ) after it buys Time Warner Cable Inc (TWC.N [more…]

UBS cannot arbitrate vs Nasdaq over Facebook IPO: court

Published 31/10/2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A divided U.S. appeals court rejected UBS AG's (UBSN.VX ) bid to force Nasdaq OMX Group Inc (NDAQ.O ) to arbitrate [more…]

Samsung says Microsoft deal invites ‘charges of collusion’: filing

Published 31/10/2014

(Reuters) - Samsung said its collaboration with Microsoft on Windows phones raised antitrust problems once Microsoft completed its acquisition of Nokia's handset business, according to [more…]

Ewan McGregor leads all-star cast in Broadway revival of ‘The Real Thing’

Published 31/10/2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thirty years after its initial Broadway run, Scottish actor Ewan McGregor is heading an all-star cast in the latest revival of [more…]

Conchita Wurst gets her burlesque on at Paris Crazy Horse

Published 31/10/2014

PARIS (Reuters) - Bearded Eurovision queen Conchita Wurst, who found fame in the 2014 version of the singing competition, brings her distinctive brand of sexy [more…]

‘Heaven Knows What’ takes top prize at Tokyo film festival

Published 31/10/2014

TOKYO (Reuters) - Joshua and Benny Safdie's "Heaven Knows What," the story of a young heroin addict who finds love in the streets of New [more…]

Expectations high for record spending at New York art auctions

Published 31/10/2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The gavel will not come down on the first lot of New York's major fall auctions until Tuesday, but records have [more…]

Inspiration for Harry Potter nemesis Umbridge revealed on website

Published 31/10/2014

LONDON (Reuters) - As a Halloween treat for her fans, J.K. Rowling has revealed that the much-hated character Dolores Umbridge from her "Harry Potter" stories [more…]

Global shares jump, yen slumps as BOJ cranks up stimulus

Published 31/10/2014

LONDON (Reuters) - World shares jumped and the yen fell to a seven-year low against the dollar on Friday as the Bank of Japan surprised [more…]