Macaroni Pie Is a Rich Treat to Help Tackle Those January Blues

Macaroni pie doesn’t sit entirely well with plans for a healthy January. I’m trying to lose weight, and I should certainly avoid a recipe that features fatty cheese, pasta and double cream. But in terms of fun and simple indulgence, this does fit the bill. It’s a bit like going into a restaurant and ordering […]

BT Faces Lawsuit and $815 Million Fine Over Overcharging Claims

U.K. telecommunications provider BT Group Plc is facing a lawsuit over claims of overcharging customers, which could cost the company almost 600 million pounds ($815 million). Justin Le Patourel, founder of Collective Action on Land Lines, known as CALL, said in a statement on Sunday that the group has hired law firm Mishcon de Reya […]

How the US Capitol riot unfolded, minute by minute

(CNN)A rioter who stormed the US Capitol Wednesday wearing a sweatshirt emblazoned with the phrase “Camp Auschwitz” has been identified as Robert Keith Packer of Virginia, according to three sources who spoke with CNN. An image of Packer inside the Capitol, whose sweatshirt bore the name of the Nazi concentration camp where about 1.1 million […]

U.K.’s Johnson to Discuss Looser Regulations with Executives

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson will discuss how the country can loosen its regulatory environment with 30 business chiefs on Monday as the government seeks to rekindle an economy hobbled by the pandemic. The Build Back Better Council brings together executives from companies including BlackRock Inc., GlaxoSmithKline Plc, Tesco Plc and HSBC Holdings Plc and […]

Wall Street’s Leading Banks Widen Gulf With Rivals Amid Pandemic

Evidence is mounting that Wall Street’s top investment banks spent the pandemic building up their leads. As the banner year for markets came to a close, JPMorgan Chase & Co. posted record profit in the fourth quarter, helped by a 20% increase in revenue from trading, a business where it already ranked No. 1 heading […]

See Walmart's self-driving delivery trucks in action

New York (CNN Business)The executive hired to help boost Walmart’s e-commerce business to compete with Amazon is leaving the company. Marc Lore, who joined the company in 2016 after selling his online startup to Walmart, is retiring at the end of January, the company announced Friday. Lore, the chief executive of Walmart’s US e-commerce […]

Dow, S&P 500 rebound to all-time highs after Biden demands trillions of dollars in aid

Drew Angerer/Getty Images US stocks closed at record highs on Friday after President-elect Joe Biden demanded trillions of dollars in immediate further fiscal support following the weaker-than-expected jobs report.  American businesses shed 140,000 nonfarm payrolls last month, missing consensus economist estimates that foresaw 50,000 job additions. Watch major indexes update live here. US stocks closed […]

ViacomCBS And Sinclair Renew CBS Network Affiliations In 13 Markets

ViacomCBS and Sinclair Broadcast Group, the No. 2 owner of TV stations in the U.S., have reached early renewals of CBS affiliation agreements in 13 markets reaching almost 6 million TV households. The agreements cover top-50 markets like Cincinnati, West Palm Beach, FL; Grand Rapids, MI; and Harrisburg, PA. Sinclair is one of the top […]

Oman Picks State Street Saudi Chairwoman to Head Oil Company

Oman’s government named Haifa Al Khaifi as head of a new company that controls the country’s biggest oil block, a rare appointment for a woman in a male-dominated sector in the Middle East. Al Khaifi will be chief executive officer of Energy Development Oman, which ultimately owns the sultanate’s 60% stake in Block 6, a […]