Quiet Launch for Apple Watch
Sales of the Apple Watch got off to a slow start on Friday. Unlike other new products, the Watch was previously only available by ordering in advance. Apple retail stores won't be selling them without a previous order, but a few other stores are carrying limited quantities. In Berlin a designer fashion house was the only place to buy it Friday. Hundreds of Apple fans came from all over Germany and even Russia to buy it.
HSBC may say bye to London
Europe's biggest bank says it's considering leaving London and moving its headquarters to Asia. HSBC's announcement is being seen as a blow to London's pre-eminence as a global financial hub. The bank says it doesn't like the regulations imposed after the financial crisis in 2008.
Greece looks for new sources of revenue
Greece's government is looking to squeeze out more cash wherever it can. That's why Athens has introduced a new law to crack down on corporate tax avoidance. The legislation introduces a 26 percent withholding tax on business transactions with Bulgaria, Cyprus and Ireland...countries with lower corporate tax rates. But that's sparked a storm of controversy - and businesses are already feeling the pinch.