Saab Wins Deal to Sell 36 Fighter Jets to Brazil
Brazil announces one of the most valuable deals in emerging markets. It's given Swedish manufacturer Saab a $4.5bn contract to supply 36 fighter jets.
Reuters on the Road: Spandex + NASA = Big Bucks
The man behind the Morphsuit, Gregor Lawson, joins Reuters for the taxi challenge. He explains how his company AFG Media has come to make Â£12 million in sales in just four years by creating fully-body spandex suits, and how Halloween gimmicks attracted a NASA worker.
Reuters: Deutsche Fires Three New York Forex Traders
Sources are telling Reuters, Deutsche Bank has fired three New York-based currency traders, in the latest sign that a probe over alleged manipulation of foreign exchange markets is gathering steam. According to the source, Diego Moraiz, Robert Wallden and Christopher Fahy were terminated by the bank, which told trading floor staff of the development on Tuesday. The terminations come as authorities around the world, including Britain's Financial Conduct Authority and the U.S.
Elie Saab's Swarovski Gowns Make For An Ultra Feminine Collection
Swarovski-incrusted dresses gave a sparkly, shimmery and glamorous touch to Elie Saab's spring/summer 2013 collection on Wednesday (January 23). With his romantic shimmery gowns, the Lebanese designer has made himself a household name in haute couture, both in the Middle East and in Hollywood where his gowns are regular fashion fodder on the red carpet. Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese who was also in attendance at the catwalk presentation is a fan of Saab's lavish creations. Saab has designed se
Daily Digit: 36% Social Media Sway
The chirping of social media like Twitter is not only getting louder- its getting better at influencing what people buy. 36 percent of shoppers say social media will influence their online purchasing decisions this holiday season- according the Adobe Digital Index. Twitter, along with other social media sites like Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram have gained traction with shoppers- and are ramping up their efforts.
The Reuters Guide to What the Heck Is Windows 8?
Ah Windows, that familiar face smiling back at us through the years from our computer screens. Or at least it was familiar. Microsoft's latest offering is leaving some of us PC old-timers feeling,
Twitter Paid $36 Million For IBM Patents
According to its annual report released Thursday, Twitter said it forked over $36 million to purchase 900 patents from International Business Machines in December. In its 10-K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Twitter said it now has 956 U.S. patents and about another 100 patent applications pending.
36% Of Americans Have Less Than $1,000 In Savings
Retiring from your job is something many Americans treat as a guarantee. It's an expectation that's been in place for decades. Work hard, put in your time, save a little, and retire. But get this. 36 percent of working Americans have less than 1,000 dollars in savings, it seems the American Dream of retirement is quickly becoming a pipe dream. So looks like you're working til you die, huh? Not quite.
End of the Road for Saab
It's the end of the line for the more than 60-year old Swedish car maker Saab. Victor Muller is CEO of parent company Swedish Automobile. Muller pins the blame squarely at the tires of General Motors, which sold Saab almost two years ago, but maintains a relationship. Over the weekend, GM once again blocked a rescue plan than included help from a Chinese investor.