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Israel says documents prove Iran lied about nuclear program

Israel’s prime minister on Monday unveiled what he said was a “half ton” of Iranian nuclear documents collected by Israeli intelligence, claiming the trove of information proved that Iranian leaders covered up a nuclear weapons program before signing a deal with the international community in 2015. In a speech delivered in English and relying on his trademark use of visual aids, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed that the material showed that Iran cannot be trusted, and encouraged President Donald Trump to withdraw from the deal next month. “Iran lied big time,” Netanyahu declared. …read more […]

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Oil spikes as Israeli prime minister says Iran 'lied big time' on nuclear deal

Oil prices rose Monday as tensions between archenemies Israel and Iran ratcheted up. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran of secretly pursuing nuclear weapons. Oil prices jumped Monday, after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran of secretly pursuing nuclear weapons Monday afternoon. …read more […]

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One of the most reliable Apple analysts has left for a new job — and it's bad news for Apple fans (AAPL)

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has become famous among Apple observers for publishing accurate rumors about upcoming Apple products. If you’ve heard a rumor about an unreleased Apple product in the past five years, there’s a good chance it came from Ming-Chi Kuo, an equities analyst at financial firm KGI Securities. …read more […]

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Exclusive - U.S. EPA grants biofuels waiver to billionaire Icahn's oil refinery: sources

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has granted a financial hardship waiver to an oil refinery owned by billionaire Carl Icahn, a former adviser to President Donald Trump, exempting the Oklahoma facility from requirements under a federal biofuels law, according to two industry sources briefed on the matter. The waiver enables Icahn’s CVR Energy Inc to avoid tens of millions of dollars in costs related to the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. …read more […]

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Allergan CEO opposes fundamental shift in strategy, shares fall

Botox maker Allergan’s shares fell 4.2 percent to $155.16 (112.8 pounds) in late-morning trading, and are down more than a third over the last year. Allergan has hired multiple advisers, Saunders said on a Monday conference call following the company’s quarterly earnings. It is considering five options: deploying capital to buy back shares, doing divestitures, splitting the company, making acquisitions, or continuing to operate Allergan as is. …read more […]

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Entegris (NASDAQ: ENTG) Reports Record Sales and Earnings in First Quarter of 2018

BILLERICA, Mass.—Entegris, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENTG), a leader in specialty chemicals and advanced materials solutions for the microelectronics industry, today reported its financial results for the Company’s first quarter ended March 31, 2018. First-quarter sales were $367.2 million, […]