1 dead, 3 hurt after an explosion at a medical office building in California

KABC-TV via AP An explosion at a medical office building in Southern California killed a woman and injured three people. Investigators are considering the incident as an intentional act, due to the size of the explosion. “We have not found any type of specific device inside of the building right now that would tell us […]

One dead as explosion rocks Egyptian city of Alexandria – reports

Published time: 24 Mar, 2018 10:31 Edited time: 24 Mar, 2018 10:40 An explosion has rocked the coastal Egyptian city of Alexandria, reportedly killing one person and injuring at least three others. The blast is said to have occurred near the Tolip Hotel in the city’s neighbourhood of Stanley. Early reports suggest that one person […]

Police respond to report of a new explosion in the Austin area

Reuters/Sergio Flores Police are responding to reports of a new explosion in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday night. Austin-Travis County emergency services said the explosion went off in an area of South Austin. A man in his 30s suffered “potentially serious injuries.” The incident follows at least six explosions in and around the Texas capital that […]

2 men were injured in a possible explosion in Austin, Texas — the 4th blast this month

Reuters/Sergio Flores Two men were injured Sunday night in a possible explosion in Austin, Texas, police said. The incident marks the fourth blast in the city in March — police have been investigating a string of deadly package bombs that killed two men and seriously injured an elderly woman. It’s unclear whether Sunday night’s explosion […]

Wall Street is expecting an M&A explosion this year — and Goldman Sachs knows how you can make a killing betting on it

Getty Images / Mario Tama The consensus on Wall Street is that merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is going to accelerate after a relatively slow 2017. The derivatives team at Goldman Sachs has outlined how investors can use options to both identify and capitalize on M&A speculation. It’s common knowledge that positioning for a share […]

4 people confirmed dead in Leicester explosion – police

Four people have been killed and four more injured in an explosion inside a building in Leicester, triggering power outages and a partial evacuation of the area. Local fire brigades, the ambulance service, and police in Leicestershire responded to reports of an explosion and fire at a building on Hinckley Road Monday morning, according to […]

One chart explains what’s driving the stock market’s record-breaking explosion

Getty Images / Spencer Platt Upward revisions to S&P 500 profit forecasts have provided crucial fuel for the stock market’s ascent to new record highs. US equities are surging so much, so quickly, that some Wall Street strategist year-end forecasts have already been surpassed. It’s no coincidence that the stock market‘s latest batch of record […]