Economy

by | May 20, 2017 | 11:50

Meanwhile, The New York Times wrote that Trump told Russian officials he fired former FBI Director James Comey because he was a "nut job", and that doing so eased the pressure of the Russia investigation. The timing is especially damaging. Comey, the then Federal Bureau of Investigation director, tried to blend in with the blue curtains in the back of the Blue Room of the White House.

by | May 20, 2017 | 12:56

The body was found around 7 a.m . when a passing truck driver spotted it, according to the Houston Chronicle. Owner Travis D. Stackhouse was out of town on vacation and was unavailable for comment. The hearse did have a deceased body inside that was being transported by the funeral home. They both were charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, which is a state jail felony punishable by up to 2 years behind bars and a fine of $10,000.

by | May 20, 2017 | 13:06

The broadcasts will occur every Friday for the remainder of the season, beginning May 19 with a matchup between the Colorado Rockies and the Cincinnati Reds . Manfred called it "really important for us in terms of experimenting with a new partner in this area". This MLB partnership is another example of Facebook kicking its premium video aspirations into high gear.

by | May 20, 2017 | 11:20

Venezuela is undergoing a wave of unrest with protesters angry at an economy in crisis, with food and medicine shortages and soaring inflation. Oil prices hit a three-week high after the announcement, while shares of oil majors Exxon and Chevron were up 1 percent in premarket trading.

by | May 20, 2017 | 12:33

Penntex Midstream Partners LP (NASDAQ:PTXP) gained 19.22% to $19.85 in the current trading session. 09/21/2015 - Antero Midstream Partners LP had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Raymond James. 19 funds opened positions while 56 raised stakes. 705.18 million shares or 1.32% more from 696.00 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Pnc Fincl Gru has 36,688 shares.

by | May 20, 2017 | 11:22

The American Petroleum Institute (API) reported a drawdown of 5.789 million barrels of crude oil , for the week ending May 5, which beat analyst expectations of a fall of 1.8 million barrels. Gasoline and distillate stocks also fell, supporting a market that has sold off in recent weeks due to persistently high USA inventories. In a monthly report, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries revised up its estimate of oil supply growth from producers outside the group this year to ...

by | May 20, 2017 | 11:47

Look at the direction of the moving average to get a basic idea of which way the price is moving. The closing price represents the final price that a stock is traded for on a trading day. Taking a glance at past performance, we will examine different up or down moving trends about WAC. Kearny Financial Corp. (KRNY ) shares have moved -5.78% in the week and -6.73% in the month.

by | May 20, 2017 | 11:23

After Putin offered Congress written records of Trump's meeting, NBC News' Andrea Mitchell asked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson if the "Russians were bugging the Oval Office?" The White House has played down the importance and secrecy of the information President Trump gave to the Russians, which had been supplied by Israel under an intelligence-sharing agreement.

by | May 20, 2017 | 11:00

The date of the hearing has not yet been set. Last week, James Mackler, an attorney and former prosecutor running for Tennessee Democrats' 2018 U.S. Numerous senators leaving the hearing were reluctant to speak about what had been said. Sen. "This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" Comey was sacked on May 9.

by | May 20, 2017 | 10:14

It shouldn't. Turkey needs to be pressed on this egregious behavior, in which Erdogan seems to be exporting the kind of ruthlessness he pursues at home . Johnnie Moore, evangelical author and advocate for persecuted Christians, said: 'This shows the clear and open lines of communication between evangelicals and this White House'.

by | May 20, 2017 | 10:17

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects that OPEC net oil export revenues will rise to about $539 billion dollars (nominal) in 2017, based on the forecast of global oil prices and OPEC production levels in EIA's May 2017 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO).

by | May 20, 2017 | 09:23

The White House counsel's office was alerted only after the order appointing Mueller was signed. Naturally, President Trump has weighed in with his thoughts on the matter, in a three-sentence statement that manages to cram in yet another reminder that this whole Russian Federation collusion thing is hogwash-a perfectly normal thing for someone who is not lying to harp on, repeatedly, every time it comes up.

by | May 20, 2017 | 11:02

Fourth-quarter sales jumped 60 per cent to 38.58 billion yuan, the best quarterly revenue since the company went public in 2014. Alibaba also announced a new $6 billion stock buyback authorization, after having repurchased $2 billion worth of shares (mostly from top investor SoftBank) in fiscal 2017.

by | May 20, 2017 | 10:30

The Times report is the latest in what has been a steady stream of news that has arisen out of Trump's decision to fire Comey and which threatens to overshadow Trump's foreign travel. Comey told Wittes he did not want to go for fear of appearing too friendly with Trump. U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said he made a decision to appoint a special counsel not because he believes "crimes have been committed or that any prosecution is warranted", but because he believes "a ...

by | May 20, 2017 | 08:33

And the recent shift in momentum gets accelerated by systematic trading programs, which now appear to be buying again after a long period of selling, Mr. With such an extension already priced in, a real surprise could come if OPEC made a decision to extend for longer, deepen output cuts or restrict exports.

by | May 20, 2017 | 08:22

Spurred by beef's rising popularity, particularly in urban areas, China's 1.37 billion residents are projected to eat roughly 17.6 billion pounds (8 billion kilograms) of the meat this year, according to the U.S. He added , "We look forward to providing almost 1.4 billion new customers in China with the same safe and delicious USA beef that we feed our families".

by | May 20, 2017 | 08:02

Both leaders suggested they were prepared to change European treaties if needed, but Mrs Merkel stressed that such measures were not immediately on the table. At least 24 Socialists are now campaigning for reelection under the banner of Macron's Republic on the Move party. "Don't give full powers to Mr. Macron and his prime minister".

by | May 20, 2017 | 07:20

Talking to a news channel, he said Pakistan would form a new team of lawyers to present Pakistan's stance vigorously in the case. Pakistan says ICJ has no jurisdiction to hear the case of Yadav as it pertains with the national security of the country.

by | May 20, 2017 | 05:55

In a written plea agreement, prosecutors said aggravating factors such as the age of the victim would have called for a prison sentence of up to 14 years under sentencing guidelines were it not for the plea bargain and a 10-year maximum penalty on the charge.

by | May 20, 2017 | 05:42

Piermont Capital Management Inc. increased its position in Novavax by 9.2% in the third quarter. Piermont Capital Management Inc. now owns 158,788 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $330,000 after buying an additional 13,370 shares during the last quarter.

by | May 20, 2017 | 04:36

It will be the fourth trip for Krzyszkowski in javelin, the second for Feivor (5,000 meters in 2015) and the first for both Armstrong and Parker. The meet, hosted by the Texas Longhorns, is comprised of the top 48 individuals in each event from the region competing for a spot in the NCAA Championships .

by | May 20, 2017 | 05:26

Morgan Stanley now has an equal weight rating on the transportation company's stock. Any way you dice it, a dip below $8.84/share would be very bad news for HTZ's technical picture in the near-term. By historical standards, Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. remains a cheap stock. Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock.

by | May 20, 2017 | 03:40

With this one-time investment of Dollars 1.4 billion, SoftBank will hold a 20 percent direct stake in Paytm, along with a 12 percent indirect holding through its majority stake in Alibaba, the Chinese internet giant that has 40 percent stake in One97, Paytm's parent company.

by | May 20, 2017 | 03:48

US energy firms added oil rigs for a 16th week in a row last week extending a drilling recovery into a 12th month, energy services firm Baker Hughes Inc said on Friday. Oil prices rose on Monday on a growing conviction that an OPEC-led production cut initially scheduled to end in June would be extended to cover all of 2017, although a relentless increase in US drilling activity is seen capping gains.

by | May 20, 2017 | 04:03

It will replace 16 current levies - seven central taxes like excise duty and service tax and nine state taxes like VAT and entertainment tax - thereby creating India as one market with one tax rate. Telcos, according to the group, have already initiated the registration process involving migration to the GST regime while a clarity, according to it is still needed on certain aspects and GST deployment is highly dependent on IT compatibility and requires sufficient time.

by | May 20, 2017 | 03:18

President Donald Trump . That divergence augurs for potential disagreements when the nations' leaders gather in Sicily later this month - an event which marks Trump's first major global summit as U.S. The Italian G7 presidency has listed security as a "global public good" - including issues related to anti-terrorism financing, remittances and cyber security - and one of its four finance priorities .

by | May 20, 2017 | 03:14

Several other analysts have also commented on the company. Basically, a price target is an individual analyst's projection on the future price of a stock. 09/30/2016 - Sirius XM Holdings Inc. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Pivotal Research. The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, May 31st.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:23

It pledges to double to £2,000 ($2,600, 2,340 euros) a charge on companies hiring foreign workers, and cut immigration from outside the EU. But many economists say the "tens of thousands" target is arbitrary and could prevent companies recruiting workers with essential skills.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:58

At the time of writing, the First Call consensus price target for the company is $9.62. The stock has a market cap of $3.51 billion, a PE ratio of 40.33 and a beta of 0.52. TheStreet downgraded shares of Spirit Realty Capital from a "b-" rating to a "c+" rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 15th. Spirit Realty Capital (NYSE: SRC ) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 3rd.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:57

China has been infuriated by the USA deployment of the THAAD system in South Korea, saying it was a threat to its security and would do nothing to ease tensions with Pyongyang. "It can be controlled and reversed by Beijing". The United States is ready to call for a restriction of oil supplies to the North and a ban on hiring North Korean workers overseas, not to mention blocking the North from exporting coal as agreed earlier.

by | May 20, 2017 | 00:10

Pioneer Investment Management Inc. now owns 6,173,063 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $188,278,000 after buying an additional 2,880,020 shares in the last quarter. and related companies with our FREE daily email newsletter. "(CSX) Stake Maintained by Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust of NJ" was published by Chaffey Breeze and is the sole property of of Chaffey Breeze.

by | May 20, 2017 | 00:46

JP Morgan downgraded the shares of ZAYO in report on Wednesday, May 10 to "Neutral" rating. Syntal Partners Ltd Liability holds 0.63% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) or 9,415 shares. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 7th. This represents a $3.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.04%. Occidental Petroleum's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is -400.00%.

by | May 20, 2017 | 00:23

OPEC's production last month fell by 18,000 barrels per day, according to secondary sources cited in the report, to 31.73 million barrels per day. Oil prices rose more than 3 percent on Wednesday, bolstered by the biggest one-week drop in US inventories so far this year, and after Iraq and Algeria joined Saudi Arabia in supporting an extension to OPEC supply cuts.

by | May 20, 2017 | 00:04

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by | May 20, 2017 | 00:51

The positive sentiment from a joint statement by Saudi Arabian and Russian energy ministers early Monday that they would recommend an extension of the OPEC/non-OPEC cuts by nine months to March 2018 had boosted crude by around a dollar at the day's close and was also carrying through to Tuesday.