Thomson Reuters FILE PHOTO: The logo on the building of HSBC’s London headquarters appears through the early morning mist in London’s Canary Wharf financial district LONDON — Europe’s largest lender by assets, HSBC, faces a new legal challenge over alleged historical manipulation of the foreign exchange markets, according to a report from the Financial Times […]

Rachel Murray/Getty Images Fiji water on display at a celebration of music with Republic Records, in partnership with Absolut and Pryma, at Catch LA on February 12, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. Is it worth paying more for “premium” bottled water? That’s the question that analysts at Bernstein set out to answer this week. The […]

Ford The Mustang in France. The Ford Mustang — America’s iconic Pony Car — has been winning hearts and minds in the US since its introduction in 1965. A new Mustang rolled out in 2014, and with it, a more international sales strategy for what had become a respectable sports cars, rather that a classic […]

AP Garry Kasparov. After giving a talk on the power of artificial intelligence at the TED 2017 conference in Vancouver, Canada, chess legend Garry Kasparov offered some thoughts on Vladimir Putin’s effects on the US election. “There was no question of if he would attack other countries, but when or where,” he said. Kasparov recalled an […]

REUTERS/Neil Hall A man carries a EU flag, after Britain voted to leave the European Union, outside Downing Street in London, Britain June 24, 2016. LONDON — Finance companies want the government to let Europe’s top court remain supreme in the City post-Brexit, in exchange for continued access to the EU’s Single Market. The Times […]

AP/Daniel R. Patmore An Alcoa worker inspects an aluminum roll in Indiana. As China works to reduce pollution and energy costs, aluminum manufacturers have the opportunity to end a decade-long slump. A report from Morgan Stanely suggests that new environmental policy and financial conditions could dramatically cut aluminum production in China, providing opportunities for metals and […]

Screenshot via As residents of the Northeast awakened on Tuesday to a heavy snowfall, the region’s airports had curtailed operations and airlines had canceled over 5,000 flights.  In the New York area, the blizzard was less severe than forecasted, but by early morning the snowfall had picked up. Teterbotro, a regional airport in New […]