Economy

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:24

Comey or anyone else to end any investigation, including any investigation involving General Flynn", a White House statement said. There are fears the reported disclosure of information gained under an intelligence sharing agreement could damage global security cooperation with the US.

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:48

As the chain grows, Americans' appreciation for Five Guys has increased. "[Five Guys] has shed its "small regional player" designation as it expands its footprint and marketing budget, along with its fandom", said Joan Sinopoli, Harris Poll's vice president of brand solutions, referencing the poll's equity metric that determines rankings.

by | May 18, 2017 | 02:23

The C919, a twin-engine airliner created to compete with the Airbus 320 and Boeing 737, took off from Shanghai's Pudong worldwide airport in the early hours of Friday. Its engines were made by a joint venture between General Electric and Safran Aircraft Engines. Several of the plane's key components are imported. China Eastern Airlines is the launch customer for the plane, which COMAC says has 570 orders from 23 customers.

by | May 18, 2017 | 02:02

Brent and USA light crude futures contracts closed on Tuesday at their second lowest levels since November 29, the day before OPEC announced it would cut output in the first half of 2017. Oil prices have erased the gains achieved since November, when OPEC and other producers, including Russian Federation, agreed to cut output by about 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd).

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:43

The cuts are the biggest to Ford's US white collar staff since 2007, when 7,200 workers took voluntary buyout packages. Ford's total salaried workforce in those regions is 15,000, said Ford spokesman Mike Moran. Michelle Krebs, an analyst with AutoTrader, said Ford may be taking a prudent action to prepare for declining USA industry sales. It's unclear if hourly factory workers are included, the Journal said.

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:29

Cowen and Company reaffirmed a "hold" rating and issued a $100.00 price objective on shares of Jack in the Box in a research report on Friday. In the comparable year-ago period, Jack in the Box had reported earnings of 85 cents a share on $361 million in revenue.

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:05

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on GLW. Wells Fargo & Co reissued a "market perform" rating on shares of Corning in a report on Tuesday, January 31st. If you are accessing this story on another publication, it was stolen and reposted in violation of global copyright & trademark laws. The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 30th.

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:25

The White House has denied those reports . "We've tried tonight to get Republicans to come out and talk to us, and there are not Republicans willing to go on camera tonight as of yet, and we'll see if that changes" said Bret Baier, host of "Special Report".

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:25

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, Republican chairman of the House oversight committee, sent a letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday requesting that it turn over all documents and recordings that detail communications between Comey and Trump.

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:42

She was recently involved in a fraud case and is reportedly sentenced to one year and one day in prison. It was important for me if they want to be there, outside, on the couch talking and gossiping, then that's fine but they can't just barge into my room.

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:15

The austerity measures are part of an agreement made between the left-wing government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the country's creditors, mainly the European Central Bank (ECB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF ), to receive badly needed cash in order to avoid bankruptcy.

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:57

The percentage of Americans who named healthcare as the nation's biggest problem rose to 26 percent in August/September of 2009 amid a series of angry town hall meetings around the US regarding the ACA. "ObamaCare premiums and deductibles are way up - it was a lie and it is dead!" The American Health Care Act , which cleared the House earlier this month, would scale back the Medicaid coverage that saw a massive expansion under Obamacare.

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:40

A man from Fairfax was charged with assaulting a police officer. "We weren't doing anything wrong", a pro-Erdogan demonstrator, Mustafa Dikilitas told AFP news agency . Such groups will "have no safe quarter", Trump said in the White House's historic Roosevelt Room, where he also commended Turkey's "leadership in seeking an end to the horrific killing in Syria".

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:57

Speaking at the launch of The Labour Party Manifesto in Bradford , he said: " Today we set out vision to transform Britain for the 21st century". A Labour Party spokesman told New Model Adviser®: 'We have no plans at present to change the system of pensions tax relief corresponding to the marginal rate'.

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:21

Currently, the market capitalization of F.N.B. Corp (NYSE:FNB) for 81,806 shares. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. In this case, shares are 12.53% higher from $30.19, the worst price in 52 weeks suffered on November 14, 2016, but are collecting gains at -2.04% for the past six months.

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:57

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Corp during the first quarter valued at $740,000. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 14,517,886 shares of the bank's stock worth $178,570,000 after buying an additional 807,000 shares during the period.

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:12

The Minnesota-based Us Bank De has invested 0% in WellCare Health Plans, Inc. The company has market cap of $1.49 billion. The Bank provides consumer and business banking products through its branchless, low-priced distribution channels and affinity partners.

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:04

For all the worldwide chaos they have caused, the ransomware attack's perpetrators have reportedly made little more than less than $70,000, according to Tom Bossert, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism. Because numerous computers impacted run older Windows systems like XP, Microsoft issued a rare patch for XP, which it had stopped updating more than three years ago.

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:54

The price for Brent crude oil broke through a psychological threshold by losing 1.6 percent from the previous close to trade at $49.96 per barrel about a half hour before the start of US trading. "Markets are losing faith that the global inventory glut will disappear on OPEC's cuts", said Michael Poulsen, an analyst at Global Risk Management Ltd.

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:45

Ransomware attacks rise 167 times in 2016 compared to 2015 as per the stats. Certainly, other major state-run organisations have also been hit by the ransomware , including German railway company Deutsche Bahn and the US Department of Homeland Security.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:53

But Opposition parties have criticised the government, saying they had cut funding to the NHS IT budget and a contract to protect computer systems was not renewed after 2015. "We're in a very hard fight against these ever more sophisticated cyber crime syndicates that are using encryption to hide their activity", he said.

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:56

The calls for the memo's release intensified after media outlets reported that Trump had asked Comey - whose bureau was investigating the Trump campaign's alleged ties with Russian Federation - to drop an inquiry about former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who was forced out over "improper contacts" with Moscow.

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:24

Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Kimco Realty Corp's revenue for the quarter was down 1.2% on a year-over-year basis. About 2.38 million shares traded. If you are viewing this story on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of US & worldwide trademark & copyright law.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:05

Since US is not a party to the agreement to cut supplies, US shale producers are free to hike production as prices rise, which in turn could undermine the unified effort to prop up the market. Despite Washington being caught up with matters related to a disclosure report on President Donald Trump, US markets largely gained from the softer dollar and the boost in crude oil prices.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:39

Several other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in WMT. "We expect a bounce in the shares today as investors digest likely upward revisions to earnings relative to the climate of fear and dread that preceded results", wrote Buckingham Research Group analyst John Zolidis.

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:15

What are immediate steps for an organization that is attacked? The BBC quoted one NHS staffer who said it was "absolute carnage" and that "patients will nearly certainly suffer and die because of this". Hitachi also reported instances of email delays and file delivery failures. " Report such instances of fraud to CERT-In and law enforcement agencies", it said.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:53

Total household debt totaled $12.73 trillion in the first quarter, representing a 1.2% increase from the final three months of 2016 and a 14.1% advance from the 2013 financial-crisis low, according to data from the New York Federal Reserve released Wednesday.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:55

It is far from over as newer versions of the WannaCry ransomware is spreading. But the latest iterations have become increasingly sophisticated. WannaCrypt hijacks this connection using EternalBlue , which allows the malware to spread across businesses in seconds.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:12

Although this pretty much assures that Dallas will miss out on top talents such as Markelle Fultz , Josh Jackson and Lonzo Ball , there are still plenty of talented options for the Mavs to choose from on draft night. The Boston Celtics won the lottery and will pick first overall. They had a 2.2 percent chance of moving up and getting a top-three pick after finishing the 2016-17 season 40-42.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:15

During the same period previous year, the firm earned $0.41 earnings per share. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 1,520 shares of the company's stock valued at $109,000 after buying an additional 920 shares during the period. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.37 per share. Coca-Cola FEMSA will continue assessing the acquisition, on a preferred basis, of other accessible territories now operated by The Coca-Cola Company's Bottling Investments Group ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:24

FILE - In this December 4, 2016, file photo, New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount carries the ball against the Los Angeles Rams during the first half of an NFL football game, in Foxborough, Mass. The team will have allocated $11.5 million to the running back position for 2017, per Spotrac.com . His career-best 18 touchdowns for the Super Bowl champion Pats provide evidence of that.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:43

Federal Reserve policymakers on Wednesday held a key interest rate steady, downplaying recent weak economic data and indicating they remained on track for two more rate hikes this year. added just 98,000 net new jobs in March, the fewest in a year, although economists said weather was probably a factor. The core PCE is the Fed's preferred inflation measure and is below the central bank's 2 per cent target.

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:15

One theory suggested that 90 percent of NHS trusts across the United Kingdom were using Microsoft's 16-year-old OS Windows XP, which could leave them susceptible to attacks. The recent global ransomware attack has once again proved that healthcare sector remains to be the most vulnerable to cybercrimes. Also, a gentle reminder that Microsoft is a business, not a charitable entity.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:36

Some suggested that Comey was sacked because of an investigation into Russian hackers' alleged interference in the U.S. election, which some Democrats allege contributed to Trump's victory in last year's presidential election. "If there are any tapes of this conversation, they need to be turned over", Graham told NBC's Meet the Press program. Four candidates to be the bureau's director were on Saturday in line for the first interviews with US Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy, ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:52

The dollar's index against a basket of six major currencies .DXY =USD dropped to 98.063, essentially giving up all of its gains made after Trump's election victory. "Investors are deeply concerned that all the political noise will morph into economic risk as the political back-fence talk, speculation and dirty laundry could detract from Trump's key agenda: Tax reform", Stephen Innes, senior trader at OANDA, said in a note on Wednesday.