From Global Markets 3:00 pm
There were mixed signals out of the US session overnight. Better than expected growth figures were balanced by the US Fed's view on inflation with the central bank indicating that the risk of lower inflation has diminished. This came in the change to the FOMC statement which revised down the risks of inflation remaining below the 2.
From Global Markets 2:38 pm
U.S housing starts rose sharply in July, indicating what appears to be a stunted recovery for the local housing market is now "back on track," according to a report on CNBC on Wednesday.
From Global Markets 2:25 pm
TheTel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) may soon have competition as Haifa, the third-largest city in Israel, wants to open a second bourse that focuses on technology-based stocks.
From Companies 2:14 pm
Telco giant AT&T is offering to Cupertino, California residents an enviable 1 gigabit per second download speed.
From Economy 1:22 pm
The experimental drug ZMapp to counter the deadly Ebola virus seemed to be working. Its first human recipients, American missionaries Dr Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, have been discharged by Emory University Hospital. Both have been declared as virus-free, safe for release and ok to go home.
From Economy 12:22 pm
Even if their group has denied to give their participation to a government campaign, doctors in Canada remain against smoking marijuana, be it for medicinal purposes or not.
From Politics & Policy 10:55 am
More than retaliation for the recent US airstrikes, ISIS released for all the world to see the beheading video of American journalist James Foley to attract more recruits into the cause.
From Global Markets 9:56 am
More record prints for the S&P as it's now within eight points of 2000, a psychological milestone.
From Global Markets 9:47 am
In US economic data, weekly claims for unemployment insurance fell by 14,000 to 298,000, below forecasts for a result near300,000.
From Tech 9:24 am
In anticipation of the roll out of the iPhone 6 by Apple in September, supermarket giant Walmart is clearing its stock of the iPhone 5C that it is almost giving away the units for free.