Economy

by | May 19, 2017 | 10:00

In his remarks, Green went through the timeline of events that began when Trump made the surprise move to fire former FBI Director James Comey, then subsequently tweeted a warning to Comey about having "tapes" of their conversation. Donald Jr. quoted a tweet by Geraldo Rivera who said that Trump asking Comey to "cut Michael Flynn some slack" because of Trump's personal feelings toward Flynn was "not close to #Obstruction".

by | May 19, 2017 | 10:54

If France could be called united, it is more united against Le Pen than for Macron. Half of the candidates for the 577 seats up for grabs in the two-round June 11-18 election to National Assembly will be new to politics, Macron has said .

by | May 19, 2017 | 10:28

Although he won the May 7 election against National Front candidate Marine Le Pen with 66% of the vote, his party was only founded previous year and has never held a single National Assembly seat. The Kremlin said in a statement the presidents agreed to "jointly work on current global and regional issues, including the fight against terrorism".

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:48

The agreement as reported spans 15 seasons and would become the most lucrative naming-rights deal in college football history, surpassing the $41 million Alaska Airlines agreed to pay the University of Washington to rename its football stadium in 2015.

by | May 19, 2017 | 09:50

On Thursday, however, stocks were trading higher. The Mortgage Bankers Association's weekly tally was almost 16 percent lower than the same week one year ago. The MBA's refinance index decreased by 6% week over week, and the percentage of all new applications that were seeking refinancing rose from 41.9% to 41.1%.

by | May 19, 2017 | 09:02

Chamber of Commerce, urged the administration to reach a deal quickly. Has the U.S. started a lumber trade war with Canada? Earlier in the week, Senator John McCain and seventeen other Senators wrote a letter to U.S Trade Representative Lighthizer agreeing that NAFTA "will benefit from strengthening and modernization", but warning that abandoning the agreement "will have devastating economic consequences".

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:20

The central question is whether Trump's reported conversation and statements to Comey constitute an obstruction of justice. The letter specifically requests any "recordings, transcripts, notes, summaries, and memoranda" related to conversations between Comey and Trump.

by | May 19, 2017 | 09:44

Others posted under the hashtags "Rouhani is not alone", "we are not going back", and "Rouhani until 1400", referring to the Persian year in the next presidential elections. Rouhani's agenda, dismissing his economic and political outreach to the West as being naive and unsafe for the ideological future of the Iranian system.

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:15

The Ford Motor Company is planning to cut its global workforce by about 10%. Ford hasn't confirmed yet, saying "we have not announced any new people efficiency actions , nor do we comment on speculation". Monday's announcement is Ford's latest cost cutting measure to turn the company into a profitable enterprise, after some recently depressing sales figures.

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:05

CRM's value Change from Open was at -1.37% with a Gap of -0.77%. Salesforce Com Inc now has $63.07B valuation. The stock was sold at an average price of $89.11, for a total value of $1,782,200.00. (NYSE: CRM ) traded down 0.10% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $87.75. (NYSE: CRM ) earned "Outperform" rating by Macquarie Research on Tuesday, April 26.

by | May 19, 2017 | 09:12

Finally, TD Securities lowered Encana Corp from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, January 27th. Shares of Encana Corporation (ECA ) are trading -19.38% downward from the 52-week high mark and 62.09% above from the fifty two-week low mark.

by | May 19, 2017 | 07:28

The White House says that President Donald Trump has been "made aware" that a auto plowed into a crowd of pedestrians in Times Square and that he will continue to receive updates as the situation unfolds. "She was a terrific young lady. and we will really miss her", said Eric Alburtus, principal at Portage Central High School. "She was bright. She was amusing".

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:59

Stock investors acquired 7,246 put options on the stock . This is an increase of 167% compared to the typical volume of 1,202 call options. A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of XRT. Since its creation, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has become one of the representatives of the overall health of the stock market. The stock's 50 day moving average is 236.89 and its 200 day moving average is 229.71.

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:50

But for the MLB, a deal with Facebook livestreaming would give it access to a large audience-Facebook counted 1.23 billion daily active users in 2016-and would go further toward relaxing the league's attitude around livestreaming games. Since the launch of Facebook Live, the MLB has used the platform to live stream news and analysis from around the league, as with its Facebook airing of " 12:25 Live with Alexa ", where it also incorporates fan comments and questions into its programming.

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:45

Banks will also face new rules and penalties for their most senior executives and a dedicated team to regulate them at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. The jobless rate will ease only slightly over that time towards five per cent, while inflation will be contained in the Reserve Bank's two to three per cent target band.

by | May 19, 2017 | 07:24

The Commerce probe in Boeing's case, which was expected, parallels a probe by the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) into Boeing's allegations that Bombardier sold 75 CSeries planes to Delta Air Lines Inc past year at a price well below cost.

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:35

The selection of books and magazines that are offered for free under the Prime Reading programme will be rotated every once in a while which will allow users to get a taste of different publications and authors. The Top 20 Most Read is the first ever bestseller list to measure the books millions of Amazon .com customers are really reading and listening to by looking at the average number of daily Kindle readers and Audible listeners.

by | May 19, 2017 | 07:33

Dicks Sporting Goods had a return on equity of 18.15% and a net margin of 4.25%. The company's expected revenue in the current quarter to be 1.84 Billion, seeing a projected current quarter growth of 10%, and per annum growth estimates over the next 5 year period of around 13.23%.

by | May 19, 2017 | 07:49

Under overcast skies, the white, green and blue aircraft, with "C919" emblazoned on its tail, touched down at Shanghai's worldwide airport after an 80-minute flight to cheers from thousands of dignitaries, aviation workers and enthusiasts. Plagued by a number of delays, it was first unveiled to much fanfare back in November 2015, a year after it had been scheduled to make its first flight.

by | May 19, 2017 | 08:01

And Uber Freight says it will compensate truckers for unexpected hassles, like waiting longer than expected for a load. The startup launched UberEats a year ago - Uber's first new standalone app. As with the company's core-product ride-hailing app, the focus is on simplicity and convenience. Uber is in it for the long haul. The majority of the freight now available for hauling in the Uber Freight app is in Texas, the company said, but the service is available across the U.S.

by | May 19, 2017 | 07:24

Oil prices have risen more than 3% after Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation said a deal to cut production should be extended until March next year. OPEC and some non-OPEC producers agreed in December to cut output by 1.8 million barrels per day for six months to help stabilize oil prices.

by | May 19, 2017 | 06:47

Ransomware cyber attacks cause hospitals of U.K.to cancel their patient's appointment. "Our staff and partners worked tirelessly around the clock to ensure there was as little interruption to patient care and experience as possible and this meant that wewere able to continue to offer our services to patients as near to normal as possiblethroughout".

by | May 19, 2017 | 05:57

Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) forcefully criticized Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin during a Senate committee hearing Thursday, for what she said was a contradictory stance on banking regulations - insinuating that Mnuchin changed positions in an Orwellian fashion.

by | May 19, 2017 | 06:11

Although the slogans are not militancy, but at the same time they are sharp. "The result depends on whether the economic problems will prevail over freedom issues", said an official close to Rouhani. He has a better political machine behind him. But he has previously invested little political capital in opposing censorship or advancing women's rights, for example.

by | May 19, 2017 | 05:52

The Senate intelligence committee wants former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey to appear before the panel in both open and closed sessions. Senator Mark Warner, a Virginia Democrat said that the invitation signed by chairman Richard Burr, has been sent to Comey. When asked about Trump's conversation last week with the Russian ambassador, in which the president reportedly discussed classified information, Grassley said it's left to the president's discretion regarding ...

by | May 19, 2017 | 05:36

The attorney general, a former USA attorney in Alabama, is especially opposed to efforts to legalize the use of marijuana and has built a reputation for being a champion of using the harshest tools available to fight the drug war. In addition to 401 qualifying defendants otherwise ineligible for relief who "had drug statutory minimums that were higher than the otherwise applicable guideline minimums", Hofer counted 129 who "had statutory minimums lower than the guideline range and received the ...

by | May 19, 2017 | 06:09

Hsbc Public Limited reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Verisk Analytics, Inc. Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX) have shown a high EPS growth of 1.20% in the last 5 years and has earnings growth of 5.40% yoy. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, July 14 by Jefferies.

by | May 19, 2017 | 05:00

The buyer is taking a risk, however, since bitcoins can be tracked through transactions, and they are now taking some of the heat on themselves. Several victims have claimed that they have been unable to access their files despite paying the full amount.

by | May 19, 2017 | 04:49

The company's current price-earnings ratio amounts to 18.43 times earnings, below the average P/E ratio of 106.05 times earnings. Shares of Newmont Mining Corp (NYSE:NEM) declined -0.35% to $33.75. A simple moving average (SMA) is an mathematical moving average calculated by adding the closing price of the security for a number of time periods and then dividing this total by the number of time periods.

by | May 19, 2017 | 02:42

Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz thought the New York Yankees did such a fantastic job on Derek Jeter's jersey retirement ceremony on Sunday, he told TMZ Sports he hopes the Red Sox do the same for him. The plaque is a replica of the one in Monument Park. Derek Jeter reacts as he is surprised during the pregame ceremony. To celebrate Jeter's love for the game, the brand is inviting local community members to participate in a stick ball game they're hosting in the Bronx prior ...

by | May 19, 2017 | 02:58

Among its initiatives directed to avoiding a future "Mediscare" campaign, the budget promises to "guarantee" Medicare, progressively unfreeze the Medicare rebate, and maintain the bulk billing incentives for pathology and diagnostic imaging services.

by | May 19, 2017 | 02:26

Adams Asset Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company has 59.59% invested in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) for 6.35M shares. Guardian Life Insurance Co. Citigroup maintained Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) rating on Monday, September 14. CA maintained its position in shares of Occidental Petroleum Co.

by | May 19, 2017 | 02:54

While the stock price moved along with the volume change, shares are touching $112.30. Childrens Place (NASDAQ:PLCE) traded up 1.43% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $113.20. Citigroup Inc reaffirmed a "neutral" rating and set a $122.00 price target (up previously from $111.00) on shares of Childrens Place in a research report on Saturday, March 11th.

by | May 19, 2017 | 02:22

Trump had hoped to announce a decision by the Group of Seven nations summit May 26-27 in Sicily, Italy, but White House press secretary Sean Spicer said it has now been put off. At U.N. negotiations that began on Monday in the German city of Bonn, the chairman of the talks, Moroccan Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar, said global momentum to combat climate change was irreversible and it would be "difficult or foolish" for anyone to defy public pressure for action.

by | May 19, 2017 | 03:13

In a statement to The Associated Press , Brian Bumbery called the death "sudden and unexpected" and said his wife and family were shocked by it. Chris Cornell's family have asked the public for privacy as they await the examiner's results.