Last year was a bumper year for stocks, with all 17 top global indexes polled by Reuters ending the year higher than where they started. Only one did not rise by a double-digit percentage.
FILE PHOTO: File photo: The Google logo is seen at an event in Paris, France May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
Shares of Kraft Heinz, in which billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) and Brazilian private equity firm 3G own major stakes, fell about 4%.
Airbus (AIR.PA), Europe’s biggest planemaker, on Thursday increased its controlling stake in the A220 regional jet program – Embraer’s main rival – as Canada’s Bombardier (BBDb.TO) sold out of the project it had set up.
“I understand that there’s frustration about how tech companies are taxed in Europe. We also want tax reform and I’m glad the OECD is looking at this,” Zuckerberg is expected to tell the Munich Security Conference.
In July 2017, two little-known Democrats in the House of Representatives make the first attempt to impeach Trump, basing it on investigations into Moscow’s interference in the 2016 U.S. elections.
REPUBLICAN SENATOR LISA MURKOWSKI, in a statement
He will speak on Tuesday night in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives where in December Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic majority in the House approved two articles of impeachment against Trump for pressuring Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden.
The company, which reported a smaller-than-expected third-quarter loss on Friday, is conducting a “thorough strategic review” of its production facilities as it seeks to cut costs and become profitable, executives said.
“(We) are talking with partners and looking at more ways to expand our ongoing work with publishers, building on programmes like our Google News Initiative,” Richard Gingras, vice president of News at Google, said in a statement on Friday.
Brent crude LCOc1 rose 98 cents, or 1.74%, to settle at $57.32 a barrel. It rose 5.23% since last Friday, its first weekly increase in six weeks.
The positions were revealed in 13F filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission released on Thursday and Friday, which are one of the few public ways of tracking what hedge fund managers are selling and buying. The disclosures are made 45 days after the end of each quarter and may not reflect current positions.