Moneysaving 101: Four ways to cut college textbook costs

(The writer is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.) FILE PHOTO: Books are piled-up in this illustration photo September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration By Chris Taylor NEW YORK (Reuters) – While sky-high U.S. college tuition might be the headline number, here is a sneaky little figure that Continue Reading

Saudi Aramco asks banks to pitch for roles in planned IPO: sources

DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Aramco has formally asked major banks to submit proposals for potential roles in its planned initial public offering, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. FILE PHOTO: An Aramco oil tank is seen at the Production facility at Saudi Aramco’s Shaybah oilfield in the Continue Reading

S&P, Dow rise as U.S. retail sales data counters recession fears

(Reuters) – The S&P 500 and the Dow gained ground in a late rally on Thursday as upbeat retail sales data offset recessionary fears and simmering U.S.-China trade tensions. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 99.9 points, or 0.39%, to 25,579.32, the S&P 500 gained 7.02 points, or 0.25%, to Continue Reading

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