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Goldman Sachs boss Blankfein 'planning to exit' as early as year-end

Goldman Sachs boss Blankfein 'planning to exit' as early as year-end

Solomon, 56, had been a co-head of investment banking. A spokesman for Goldman Sachs didn't immediately return a call for comment. Investors took the report in stride. Even though he supported Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election, Blankfein recently told CNN the economy is "higher" under Trump than if Clinton had won.


Company May Open Verification Up To Everyone — Twitter Verification

Company May Open Verification Up To Everyone — Twitter Verification

Currently, Twitter says accounts are eligible to be verified "if it is determined to be an account of public interest". For that very reason, Twitter came under fire when it verified a number of alt-right figures including white supremacists and white nationalists.


Government fails to commit to 25p 'latte levy'

Government fails to commit to 25p 'latte levy'

Responding to an environmental audit committee report , which recommended urgent action to tackle the country's ever-growing mountain of single-use cups, the government promised to instead focus on anti-littering messages and voluntary producer initiatives.


Canada Jobless Rate Dropped in February to 10-Year Low

Canada Jobless Rate Dropped in February to 10-Year Low

The national unemployment rate slipped from 5.9 per cent in January to 5.8 per cent - to match its lowest level since the agency started measuring it in 1976. Overall, the provincial rate is down on a year-over-year basis from 8.2 per cent in February 2017. In Saskatchewan, the economy shed 2,900 jobs. Most of those gains were in part-time work, which offset a drop in full-time jobs, and in public-sector jobs.


Naomi Osaka stuns Maria Sharapova in straight sets — WTA Indian Wells

Naomi Osaka stuns Maria Sharapova in straight sets — WTA Indian Wells

This was Sharapova's first opening-round loss in Indian Wells and the first time since 2003 when Sharapova had a three-match losing streak. World No.58 Sakkari faces 16th seed Ash Barty. Sharapova again levelled at 4-4 before Osaka won the final two games to end the one-and-a-half-hour match. Amanda Anisimova defeated 94th-ranked Pauline Parmentier 6-2 6-2 for her first WTA Tour victory.


Bhushan Steel shares up after Tata Steel emerges top bidder

Bhushan Steel shares up after Tata Steel emerges top bidder

Debt resolution of Bhushan Steel , largest among the steel companies undergoing the process, will be a credit positive for its lenders, Moody's Investor Services said today.Bhushan Steel is one of the 12 large non-performing assets (NPAs) held by Indian banks that lenders previous year took to National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) for a resolution under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code ( IBC ).