Times Up co-founder says 'it's never going to be over'

Times Up co-founder says 'it's never going to be over'

The cultural reckoning started by the #MeToo movement is here to stay, according to entertainment attorney Nina Shaw, who is a founding member of the Time’s Up campaign against sexual harassment. “I think there’s a bunch of guys waiting for this to be over. It’s never going to be over,” Shaw said during a panel […]

China Banking Crisis Warning Signal Still Flashing, BIS Says

China Banking Crisis Warning Signal Still Flashing, BIS Says

China, Canada and Hong Kong are among the economies most at risk of a banking crisis, according to early-warning indicators compiled by the Bank for International Settlements. Canada — whose economy grew last year at the fastest pace since 2011 — was flagged thanks to its households’ maxed-out credit cards and high debt levels in […]

Eon to acquire RWE's Innogy, transforming German energy industry

Eon to acquire RWE's Innogy, transforming German energy industry

Eon has agreed to acquire Innogy from German rival RWE, transforming the country’s energy industry as utilities grapple with the accelerating shift to renewables. In a complex deal involving shares and asset swaps, Eon will emerge with the retail and network businesses of both companies, while RWE will end up owning the combined renewable-generation businesses […]

Deutsche Bank Asset-Management IPO Pricing Values Unit at Up to $8.9 Billion

Deutsche Bank Asset-Management IPO Pricing Values Unit at Up to $8.9 Billion

Deutsche Bank AG on Sunday said the share pricing for the coming partial float of its asset-management unit values the business at €6 billion to €7.2 billion ($7.4 billion to $8.9 billion), and announced a “cornerstone” investor in the offering, Japan’s Nippon Life Insurance Co. Deutsche Bank said it would sell 20% of the unit, […]

Why Intel Is So Wary of a Broadcom-Qualcomm Merger

Why Intel Is So Wary of a Broadcom-Qualcomm Merger

The revelation that Intel Corp. is considering buying Broadcom Ltd., a company valued at more than $100 billion, shows the depth to which the chip giant feels threatened by a potential tie-up between Broadcom and its rival Qualcomm Inc. Since late last year, Intel has been exploring a bid for Broadcom to forestall that company’s […]

2 men attempt to rob Girl Scouts in front of Tacoma store

2 men attempt to rob Girl Scouts in front of Tacoma store

File photo of Girl Scout cookies TACOMA, Wash. — Two men attempted to rob Girl Scouts on Saturday night while they were selling cookies outside a Tacoma store, according to Tacoma Police spokeswoman Loretta Cool. The incident happened about 6:25 p.m. Saturday in the 7200 block of Pacific Avenue. According to Cool, the two men […]

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Position Boosted by WealthTrust Fairport LLC

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Position Boosted by WealthTrust Fairport LLC

WealthTrust Fairport LLC boosted its position in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) by 5.2% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 64,333 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,188 shares during the quarter. WealthTrust Fairport LLC’s holdings in Pfizer were […]

Nearly 30000 jeans recalled by Target for 'laceration hazard'

Nearly 30000 jeans recalled by Target for 'laceration hazard'

  STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — More than 30,000 jeans exclusively sold at Target are being recalled due to a “laceration hazard,” according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The jeans — Cat & Jack Girls’ Star Studded Skinny Jeans — are being recalled because there is a risk that metal stars on the front bottom […]