Your Money: Big companies explore virtual care to curb healthcare costs

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Big companies are increasing incorporating virtual technology and care options into employee benefit plans to combat the rising healthcare costs that long been corporate America’s bugaboo, according to the annual survey of the National Business Group on Health. FILE PHOTO: Nurse Health Practitioner Rachelle Quimpo (C) Continue Reading

Russia tells Google not to advertise ‘illegal’ events after election protests

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s state communications watchdog has asked Google (GOOGL.O) to stop advertising “illegal mass events” on its YouTube video platform, it said on Sunday. Tens of thousands of Russians staged what observers called the country’s biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand Continue Reading

Rush into U.S. bonds curbs global stock markets; gold touches 6-year high

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors rushed into the safety of U.S. government bonds on Wednesday, muting a broad stocks rally as fears of a global recession grew. Yields on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell to their lowest levels since October 2016, and gold soared to a six-year high, while Continue Reading

British lender Glenhawk names business development manager

(Reuters) – British lender Glenhawk on Monday named Peter Turner business development manager. Turner, who joins the company from ShawBrook Bank, will report to Nick Hilton, director of lending. He would be responsible for expanding Glenhawk’s broker relationships, the company said in a statement. Reporting by Abhishek Manikandan in Bengaluru Continue Reading

U.S. court rules against Maduro bid to oust opposition-backed Citgo board

HOUSTON (Reuters) – The board of Citgo Petroleum appointed by Venezuela’s congress chief was properly seated, a U.S. court ruled, dealing a blow to contested Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s efforts to retake control of the Texas-based refiner. FILE PHOTO: The Citgo Petroleum Corporation headquarters are pictured in Houston, Texas, U.S., Continue Reading