Economy

by | May 12, 2017 | 19:59

That's the point disparity from 3-point range between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors in this series. "He was going to try it, it was bothering him, he just couldn't go", coach Dwane Casey said. "He was limping badly", Casey said. With two minutes left in the half, Toronto finally earned its first lead since the opening moments of Game 1 .

by | May 12, 2017 | 20:35

That means the president will head to the G7 summit in Italy at the end of May amid continued global uncertainty over whether the United States will remain in the emissions-cutting deal struck in Paris under the Obama administration. Spicer said Trump has been meeting with his team "extensively" to discuss the issue, which has divided his top advisers as they weigh the ramifications of withdrawing from the carbon reduction agreement.

by | May 12, 2017 | 20:12

By 11:12 a.m., USA crude futures CLc1 were up $1.30, or 2.8 percent, at $47.18 a barrel, and Brent crude LCOc1 rose 2.5 percent, or $1.25, to $49.98 a barrel. Top exporter and de facto OPEC leader Saudi Arabia said on Monday it would "do whatever it takes" to rebalance a market that has been dogged by oversupply for over two years.

by | May 12, 2017 | 20:56

The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $8.90. Monness Crespi & Hardt had a markedly different take on 10/11/2016, proposing that Crocs, Inc .is now considered Neutral versus prior Buy rating.

by | May 12, 2017 | 19:30

The Labor Department said that USA consumer prices increased by 0.2% in April, following a 0.3% fall in the previous month, taking the annual rate to 2.2%. Hiring has been steady and the unemployment rate fell to a ten-year low of 4.4 percent in April. The sharp slowdown in spending growth came despite very high levels of consumer confidence during the past few months, but there is likely to be an upward revision to PCE in the second reading of GDP given the adjusted March sales data.

by | May 12, 2017 | 19:10

The No. 2 ranked Toronto-Dominion (TD) Bank was lowered to an Aa2 rating, while the remaining five banks fell to an Aa rating. "Continued growth in Canadian consumer debt and elevated housing prices leaves consumers, and Canadian banks, more vulnerable to downside risks facing the Canadian economy than in the past", Moody's Senior Vice President David Beattie said.

by | May 12, 2017 | 20:06

The approval was based on data from the KEYNOTE-021 trial showing that the objective response rate (ORR) for the combination was almost double that seen for pem/carbo alone (55 percent versus 29 percent, respectively). Keytruda as monotherapy is also indicated for the second-line or greater treatment of patients with metastatic NSCLC whose tumors express PD-L1 (TPS =1%) as determined by an FDA-approved test, with disease progression on or after platinum-containing chemotherapy.

by | May 12, 2017 | 19:55

Here are six fun facts to know about Star Wars Day . And last April an estimated 70,000 people visited Orlando for Star Wars Celebration. Fans on social media tweeted " May the 4th be with you ", parodying the Star Wars catchphrase, " May the force be with you ".

by | May 12, 2017 | 20:11

Macron's Republic on the Move party on Thursday unveiled its eclectic, still partial, slate of 428 candidates for France's legislative elections in June. As for those with a political background, he only specified that 24 of the candidates come from the Socialist Party while none belong to the Republicans (LR).

by | May 12, 2017 | 20:06

Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 322,762 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $2,146,000 after buying an additional 91,934 shares during the last quarter. Balentine LLC acquired a new position in Weatherford International Plc during the third quarter worth $122,000. Finally, Wetherby Asset Management Inc.

by | May 12, 2017 | 19:05

Snap Inc. reported a net loss of US$2.21 billion in the first quarter, versus losses of $ 104.6 million in the same period of 2016. Investors were expecting the company to report 16 cents loss per share on revenue, but the company reported $2.31 per share.

by | May 12, 2017 | 19:48

The decision echoes warnings a weak pound, coupled with rising inflation and subdued wage growth will lead to a decline in living standards. The bank cited a slowdown in consumer facing sectors and inflation, which remains above the 2% target, as reasons for the hold.

by | May 12, 2017 | 18:25

The fingerprint scanner is featured similar to the Galaxy S8, actually on the back side, but in a much more comfortable position that on the Galaxy S8. It was found during investigation of the whole affair that the battery housing simply didn't have enough room to deal with the warmth of it, which resulted in the handset engulfing in flames.

by | May 12, 2017 | 19:01

We've rounded up commentary from Australia's leading investment banks with their initial thoughts on how the move will affect bank profitability. The bank posted an interim cash profit of more than $4 billion, coming in the wake of a busy six months in its digital transformation.

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:49

The rise was optimistic as compared to annual rise forecast by economists in a Reuters poll that put the WPI at 4.79 per cent. The core CPI, which excludes volatile food and energy costs, rose a slight 0.1%, reversing a 0.1% decline in March.

by | May 12, 2017 | 19:31

Same-store sales slid 3.5 percent last quarter, the department store company said Friday, sending the shares down as much as 12 percent in early trading. The path through the new retail landscape was been made even more hard for JCPenney after its catastrophic transformation several years ago under a one-time Apple executive.

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:43

The Senate intelligence committee is also subpoenaing a number of Trump's associates for documents related to an investigation into Russia's interference in the election. Yesterday, while I was in NPR's tiny basement booth underneath the briefing room in the West Wing of the White House, I got a text from the mom of one of my son's friends, Abby Grace.

by | May 12, 2017 | 18:52

Leaders from 28 countries are set to attend, including Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation and Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines. By the end of 2016, more than 100 countries and regions had expressed a willingness to support the Belt and Road Initiative, which comprises the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st century Maritime Silk Road.

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:37

Paramedics examined the man and came to the conclusion he had not been stung, A.P. reports. Passengers on a United flight out of Houston were delayed for hours Thursday after reports of a scorpion emerging from a customer's clothing, the airline said in a statement.

by | May 12, 2017 | 18:22

May's decision to call an early election for next month caught not only most of her own party by surprise, but has forced Labour and other parties to scramble to devise policies and campaigns nearly overnight. His personal approval ratings are -32% compared to May's +13%, according to the latest survey by Opinium. He added: "It is, of course, important to remember that this is a leaked, draft document and so the final manifesto may well look different".

by | May 12, 2017 | 18:23

Delighted children dancing and rapping in a music video, singing praises about the benefits of trade and investments, and the propect of mutual prosperity, as they imagine a brighter future promised by China's "One Belt, One Road" (OBOR) initiative.

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:20

Concerns about rising output from the United States, Libya and Nigeria continue to weigh on markets, however, and some analysts questioned whether the sharp rebound following the USA government figures would be sustained. Investing.com offers an extensive set of professional tools for the financial markets. In recent market action, light, sweet crude futures for delivery in June climbed 57 cents, or 1.2%, to $47.90 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

by | May 12, 2017 | 18:32

Merkel's conservatives have already widened their lead in opinion polls over the main opposition Social Democrats (SPD), who are junior partners in the current coalition and want to replace Merkel with their chancellor candidate, Martin Schulz.

by | May 12, 2017 | 18:41

The movie witnessed 100 percent occupancy in most of the cinema halls both in its second weekend as well as on weekdays. Prabhas starrer Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, recently raked in Rs 1000 crore worldwide and became the first Indian film to collect such figures.

by | May 12, 2017 | 18:01

Randy Bradbury, a spokesman for the Washington state Department of Ecology, told the AP there apparently has been no release of radiation and no workers were injured. A management message to workers said to "secure ventilation in your building" and to "refrain from eating or drinking", the Independent reports .

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:43

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit last fall against the Energy Department and its contractor, Washington River Protection Solutions, contending vapors released from underground nuclear waste tanks posed a serious risk to workers.

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:42

While acknowledging that the pace of growth in the US economy was slower than expected during the first quarter, Fed officials remained bullish on the country's economic prospects. "The two-month stretch in spending was the weakest since the end of 2014 and start of 2015, contributing to a poor 0.7% growth rate in gross domestic product in the first quarter", MarketWatch noted .

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:12

In February he said Britain's economy faced "twists and turns" on its road to Brexit, suggesting he remained in no hurry to consider higher interest rates. dollar to below 1.28. The Bank's quarterly forecasts published alongside the interest rate decision were for economic growth to edge up to 1.9% this year from 1.8% in 2016.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:29

In the wake of Emmanuel Macron's election victory, the reaction of the Brexiteers bordered on the vitriolic. He defined the referendum outcome a "crime" in an interview for Monocle magazine in March in which he said the country was making a "serious mistake".

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:59

Critics of the bill have said it will take away the healthcare benefits of millions of people and allow the rich to get tax breaks, just as mentioned by Buffett. The Trump administration's healthcare bill would repeal most of the taxes that paid for Obamacare, which is formally known as the Affordable Care Act.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:35

President Donald Trump defended his firing of FBI Director James Comey by referring to him as a "showboat" and "grandstander " during an interview with NBC's Lester Holt on Thursday . Echoing a widely-held view in opposition ranks, the senior democrat on the Senate committee, John Warner, called the timing of Comey's dismissal "especially troubling".

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:23

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Davidson Investment Advisors raised its stake in shares of Baxter International by 4.1% in the third quarter. Baxter International's dividend payout ratio is now 5.78%. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This piece was originally posted by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem.

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:51

Speculation of a merger between the two smaller tier-one operators has increased under Donald Trump's administration, which many expect to demonstrate a lighter regulatory touch than the Barack Obama administration did. Worldwide revenues represented 67.3 percent of total revenues, up from 65.5 percent from the previous year. CEO Höttges said in a statement on Thursday that "our investments in the United States have paid off", adding that the positive trends in both the U.S.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:22

This is his first interview post the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Berkshire Hathaway. "It would be no fun to go through life and say I'm doing this for the greater good, and so that shoes or underwear was all for 5 percent less". Warren Buffett , chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway and Bill Gates, billionaire and co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, attend the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting.

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:30

One official says Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach will lead the commission, which will look at allegations of improper voting and fraudulent voter registration in states and nationally. While Mr Trump won the election by 304 electoral college votes to 227, Mrs Clinton comfortably won the popular vote, receiving around 2.9 million more votes than Mr Trump nationwide - a statistic that Mr Trump is said to be irritated by and still does not accept.