Glencore stumbles to $8bn loss on plunging oil and commodity prices

Adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation was bang on analyst expectations at USD8.69 billion, but that is still a 32% fall from USD12.76 billion in 2014. Miner and commodity trader Glencore, seeking to reduce its debt, in... More..

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Buffett says US economy weaker than expected but growing
by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Buffett says US economy weaker than expected but growing

After a purchase, Berkshire steps back, supporting "an environment in which these CEOs - and their eventual successors, who typically are like-minded - can maximize both their managerial effectiveness and the p...More..

Brazil reports increase in microcephaly cases linked to Zika
by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Brazil reports increase in microcephaly cases linked to Zika

Anne Schuchat, the deputy director at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said in an interview. Pregnant women and their male sex partners should discuss the male partner's potential exposur...More..

Brita and Amazon Team Up to Launch First
by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Brita and Amazon Team Up to Launch First "Smart" Pitcher

It's a connected Brita " Smart " pitcher that's capable of reordering its own filters using Dash Replenishment . Amazon and Brita's new pitcher is now available to buy online today , simultaneously hintin...More..

Jimmy Savile Scandal:
by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Jimmy Savile Scandal: "Serious Failings" At BBC Allowed Decades Of Sexual Abuse

No3 was the controller of Radio 1 and 2 in the early 70s, Douglas Muggeridge, had heard enough rumours of Savile's behaviour to set up a meeting in which to quiz him but Savile said there was no truth in the st...More..

by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Buffett tops up 'excellent' USA blue chips on Berkshire Hathaway

In his shareholder address, Buffett points out his business - Berkshire - is far more conservative when it comes to avoiding risks than other insurance companies. He said he has been wrong before, noting Berk...More..