Economy

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:39

Coats declined Tuesday to confirm or deny the Washington Post report . Citing current and former intelligence officials, the Post said neither Rogers nor Coats, who was appointed by Trump , complied with the request. The president made the same request to Mike Rogers, director of the National Security Agency , the official said. On the one hand, Donald Trump has issued at least twenty denials that his campaign had any connection with Russian Federation, and he's still adding to ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:01

Brent futures rose 26 cents, or 0.5 per cent, to settle at US$53.87 a barrel, while US West Texas Intermediate crude for June rose 40 cents , or 0.8 per cent, to settle at US$50.73 per barrel on its last day as the front-month. "That's a surprise. Over a 10 year period though, so slightly less than 3 million barrels per month, it's not huge but it won't help Saudis efforts", said Oystein Berentsen, managing director for oil trading company Strong Petroleum in Singapore.

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:59

US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman during a bilateral meeting, Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Riyadh . Al-Sayyid said one speech can't erase Trump's well-known promise to move the U.S embassy to Jerusalem, now shelved, or that Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu was one the very first heads of states he met.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:22

Consequently, SNAP stock tumbled more than 23% in after-hours trade yesterday, wiping off about $6 billion of its total market value. Snap reported the first-quarter loss per share (LPS) of $2.31, compared to analysts' forecast of $0.21.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:53

The combined specialty chemicals company will be 52%-owned by Clariant shareholders, the Swiss company said in a statement . CEO Huntsman said on the call that he and Kottmann formed a rapport over the years as each undertook to overhaul his company to offset heightened competition from Asia.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:38

Imperial Capital maintained the stock with "In-Line" rating in Tuesday, November 22 report. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 303,906 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $13,968,000 after buying an additional 1,800 shares in the last quarter.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:41

Trump fired Comey on May 9. McCain was speaking just before Coats appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee , which he chairs. Rosenstein, according to his a copy of his prepared remarks at a briefing before the US House of Representatives, said that he learned on May 8 that Trump meant to fire Comey and that Trump sought Rosenstein's "advice and input" that same day.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:27

Massachusetts-based Capital Impact Advisors Limited Liability has invested 1.1% in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). As per Friday, November 4, the company rating was maintained by TD Securities. Also, VP Russell R. Stolle sold 27,593 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 5th. 22,133 shares valued at $486,926 were sold by Edlund Monte G on Wednesday, February 15.

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:19

But he has said continued Israeli settlements in the West Bank that Israel seized in the Six-Day War in 1967 do not help the peace process, and has backed off his promise to move the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. He also welcomed what he said was Netanyahu's commitment to pursuing peace and renewed his pledge to achieve a deal. He did not weigh in Israeli settlements, the status of Jerusalem or even whether the US would continue to insist on a two-state solution giving the ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:32

Trump's plan projects that the boost in economic growth it will engender will result in more than $2 trillion in unspecified deficit savings over the coming decade from "economic feedback", a major component in achieving the program's pledge of achieving balance by 2027.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:51

After his arrival in Israel yesterday from a weekend visit to Saudi Arabia , Trump said he had new reasons to hope that peace could be achieved in the Middle East . The same news report quoted a White House spokesperson later saying the comments "do not reflect the USA position, and certainly not the president's position".

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:14

Insurers responded to the administration's delay by emphasizing how the uncertainty has been harming the health insurance market. "The most conservative thing is to leave the market", he said. Additionally, on Thursday, 15 states and Washington, DC, filed a motion to intervene in the case to continue the appeal even if the Trump administration made a decision to drop the fight.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:03

Parasol Investment Management LLC increased its position in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 3.5% in the third quarter. Benedict Financial Advisors Inc. now owns 37,660 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $3,027,000 after buying an additional 138 shares during the last quarter.

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:04

Wearing the traditional Jewish kippa or skullcap, Trump walked alone to the wall, where he placed his hands on the stones for several minutes. Allowing them to do so could have led to accusations that Washington was implicitly recognising Israel's unilateral claim of sovereignty over the site, which would break with years of U.S.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:59

On Thursday, May 18th, Phillip Md Et Al Frost purchased 20,000 shares of Opko Health stock. They now have a Dollars 19.5 price target on the stock. On Wednesday, May 3rd, Phillip Md Et Al Frost purchased 11,000 shares of Opko Health stock.

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:14

The names of the Ariana Grande concert victims have not yet been released, but in addition to the reported deaths, police say that about 50 people were injured as well. A 23-year-old man was arrested Tuesday in south Manchester in connection to the bombing, police said. "It was chaotic. Everybody was running and screaming and just trying to get out".

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:58

In his commencement speech , however, Pence praised Notre Dame's values as being in line with his own, telling those in attendance, "Know that in so many causes, I can assure you, that. However, valedictorian CJ Pine, who majored in Arabic and Peace studies, gave a speech which appeared to rally against US President Donald Trump while his right-hand man graced the stage.

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:17

Rubio says the controversy has cast a "cloud" over the White House . "There's no doubt this cloud is impacting everything else and we need to get over this once and for all", Rubio told CNN over the weekend. Now everyone will be able to watch and judge. Jenkins said he wants to understand what was going on to assure the public of a sound election process and "any connections" between Russian Federation and Trump were exposed.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:23

U.S. president Donald Trump called on Middle Eastern leaders to combat a "crisis of Islamic extremism" emanating from the region, casting the fight against terrorism as a "battle between good and evil", not a clash between the West and Islam.

by | May 23, 2017 | 23:29

Rothschild Asset Management Inc decreased Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) stake by 32.9% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Capital One National Association sold 34,072 shares as Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM)'s stock rose 0.21%. The stock of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) earned "Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, October 31. Wells Fargo had a markedly different take on 11/01/2017, proposing that Exxon Mobil Corporation is now considered Market Perform versus prior Outperform rating.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:27

Here are some major events that occurred during Fields' tenure. Ford's stock price has fallen nearly 40 percent since Fields became CEO in July 2014. GM is gearing up an "onslaught" of trucks for the North American market, the automaker's President Dan Ammann told Reuters last week, including a new generation of the Chevrolet Silverado large pickup truck that competes with Ford's primary profit machine, the F-series line of trucks.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:13

But first, here's more from NPR White House correspondent Tamara Keith who was in Riyadh for the president's speech. There is a tremendous hatred there. He concluded that Trump's measure is a "natural outgrowth of [US] history", indicating that it should not be considered a turning point in United States policy.

by | May 23, 2017 | 23:39

Asked point-blank if he'd done anything that might merit prosecution or even impeachment, he said no and then added concerning the allegations and questions that have mounted as he nears the four-month mark of his presidency: "I think it's totally ridiculous".

by | May 23, 2017 | 23:44

The hearing will be scheduled after the May 29 Memorial Day holiday, the committee said in a statement. Several news reports have emerged in the wake of Comey's firing, alleging that Trump demanded "loyalty" from the former FBI director, asked him to "let" the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn go, and told Russian officials that Comey was "crazy" and a "nut job".

by | May 23, 2017 | 23:25

It would increase recount fees from $125 per precinct to $250 if a losing candidate is behind by more than 5 points. Supporters say Stein's recount showed current fees are too low to cover costs. "It goes to the sanctity of our elections for people to be able to challenge the result of an election", including the accuracy, he said. "While there may have been some abuses that led up to this, and I acknowledge that, I also acknowledge that there's been a lot of good that came out of several of ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:31

Napoli's blast in the fifth traveled 446 feet. After the three-run first inning, Griffin settled in and retired the side in order in the second. Jonathan Lucroy opened the scoring with an RBI single, only for Kinsler to tie it with his home run leading off the bottom of the first.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:13

As a result, the government got stiffed on taxes for Medicare and social security. Bertrand, who serves as the Staten Island-based soup chain's chief financial officer, stands accused of failing to pay $594,000 in Medicare, federal income and Social Security taxes that should have accompanied almost $3 million in unreported cash and stock payments to employees.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:25

According to the Post , the White House's "line of questioning", was, "Can we ask him to shut down the investigation?" Coats, speaking before the Senate Armed Services Committee, said that as an adviser to the president, he is fortunate to be able to spend a significant amount of time with him to discuss national security interests, but given the nature of the regular discussions with the president, he did not think it was appropriate to comment publicly on the reports .

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:22

Numis Securities Ltd upgraded shares of Abcam Plc to an "add" rating and set a GBX 912 ($11.86) target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, April 4th. Panmure Gordon reissued a "sell" rating and issued a GBX 680 ($8.85) target price on shares of Abcam Plc in a research note on Thursday, April 20th. FBR Capital reinitiated Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.

by | May 23, 2017 | 23:46

Theresa May on Tuesday said British police believe they know the identity of a suicide bomber who killed 22 people at the end of a Manchester concert by the singer Ariana Grande. "A huge bomb-like bang went off that hugely panicked everyone and we were all trying to flee the arena", said 22-year-old concertgoer Majid Khan. She and other candidates suspended campaigning for Britain's June 8 election after the blast.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:03

As per the budget of White House budget, which is yet to be delivered, is considered as a proposal and there are chances that it may not be effective in its current form. Releasing reserves would add supplies to already high and rising USA production C-OUT-T-EIA of 9.3 million bpd, not far off levels of top suppliers Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:07

Trump contradicts White House on reasons for Comey firing, calls ex-FBI director "showboat" and "grandstander". However, the U.S. Treasury spokesman said the issue was likely to come up in bilateral talks. Attention also focused on Trump's plans to cut USA corporate taxes. The United States believes the world's other rich economies are getting used to the policy plans of President Donald Trump , but Europe and Japan remain anxious about Washington's shift.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:04

President Donald Trump has arrived in Bethlehem for a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (mahk-MOOD' ah-BAHS'). Trump was joined by first lady Melania Trump, son-in-law Jared Kushner and daughter Ivanka Trump. The White House struggled to answer the question. His speech at the Israel Museum touched on the Jewish connection to the Holy Land, earning applause from the audience, which included Sheldon Adelson, a US billionaire and active political supporter of both ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 23:58

The stadium finish date has now been pushed back one year, meaning 2020, and according to National Football League rules, a stadium must be open for more than a year to host the championship game. Rapoport reports that By August 25, 90 days, Tampa and LA must meet certain conditions to solidify their requirements for hosting Super Bowl 55 (Tampa) & 56 (LA).

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:32

Many Republican members, already anxious about Trump's effect on their reelection chances in 2018, are wary of making radical changes to America's safety net programs. Medicaid covers about 73 million people, including low-income households, people with disabilities and seniors. That added 11 million people to the rolls in the 31 states that opted to expand.