Brexit hits growth and cost of living

Just weeks before Brexit negotiations are due to begin, today's gloomy figures also show the United Kingdom slipping even further behind its European neighbours. John Hawksworth, chief economist at PwC, expressed concern at the sharp slowdown in th... More..

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by | Friday, May 26, 2017

OPEC and non-OPEC nations poised to extend output cuts

Prices have risen on a consensus that a pledge by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) and other producers, including Russian Federation, to cut supplies by 1.8 million barrels per d...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Fed may raise interest rates again in June

Futures pointed to a higher opening for indices in Canada on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled caution in raising interest rates . Elsewhere, stock markets were unmoved by further indication...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Sanders, Mulvaney clash heatedly over Trump budget

TIGER grants are a generally popular funding tool among cities and states, but have drawn the ire of some Republicans. In 2013, due to the "ballooning deficit", Mulvaney said that spending $17 billion on Hu...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Does Trump's Budget Cut Medicaid Funding? No One Seems To Know

As you might image, the Budget Committee's Democrats were scathing in their assessment of President Trump's first budget. (The budget is so shoddily produced that budget experts and the administration have fai...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Trump's budget calls for deep cuts to social safety net

Student loans: The loan program for low-income college students is cut by $143 billion. Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., praised Mulvaney for presenting a plan that tries to balance the budget within 10 years - t...More..

Richard Rojas Charged With Murder After Plowing Car Through Times Square
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Richard Rojas Charged With Murder After Plowing Car Through Times Square

Twenty-two other people were injured and an 18-year-old MI tourist died. The other victims were taken to multiple hospitals in the area, but there was no word on the extent of their injuries, police said . R...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Duterte declares martial rule in southern Philippines

He has threatened several times to declare martial law in Mindanano, and deliver a "harsh" crackdown. THE Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) said it sees President Rodrigo Duterte's decla...More..

Donald Trump's Saudi trip ends, urges Muslim leaders to fight extremism
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Donald Trump's Saudi trip ends, urges Muslim leaders to fight extremism

Rouhani, who defeated hardline challenger Ebrahim Raisi in Friday's presidential election, responded by ridiculing decades of USA strategy in the Middle East. Welcoming Trump, Netanyahu said, "I also look for...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

President Trump meets with Pope Francis at Vatican

Trump also met on Wednesday with Italian Prime Minister Pablo Gentiloni, and will head next to Brussels for the 2017 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. It also offers a glimpse of what the two leader...More..

Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee in open hearing
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee in open hearing

Mark Warner of Virginia, who head the Intelligence Committee, had previously invited Comey to speak in a closed session as part of the committee's own investigation into Russia's interference. Mr Trump said...More..

23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say

He sidestepped questions about how the report would impact the Senate Republicans' work to craft their own Obamacare repeal and replace bill, but said he had spoken to several senators about several pro...More..

Some conservative commentators still peddle conspiracy theory about Seth Rich
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Some conservative commentators still peddle conspiracy theory about Seth Rich

The pullout-partially organized by Media Matters, which has been harshly critical of Hannity's propagation of the conspiracy theory, which says Rich's death was DNC retaliation for allegedly leaking committee...More..

Is Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL) In For Another Earnings Surprise?
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Is Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL) In For Another Earnings Surprise?

The company's market capitalization is $1.13 billion. The stock rose 0.07% or $0.01 reaching $22.25 per share. (NYSE: NBL ) has declined 10.36% since May 24, 2016 and is downtrending. It may seem like a insane ...More..

Iran's President labels Trump's visit 'just a show'
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Iran's President labels Trump's visit 'just a show'

Annan said he would also Trump that the USA should honour the nuclear agreement, which he called a "good" deal. "Sadly, the Iranian regime to this day does a great disservice to its people by showing no signs...More..

Trump's Saudi Arabia visit was 'bizarre, unseemly, unethical and un-American': WaPo columnist
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Trump's Saudi Arabia visit was 'bizarre, unseemly, unethical and un-American': WaPo columnist

Trump will have visited significant homes of three major religions by his trip's end, Islam, Judaism and Christianity, a point that his senior aides say is important in bolstering his argument that the Islamis...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Moody's cuts China's rating on debt concerns

The surprise downgrading of China's credit rating erased tentative early gains on the Australian sharemarket and hit the Aussie dollar. "It's quite clear that it's going to be quite negative in terms of senti...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Ameriprise Financial Cut Anadarko Petroleum (APC) Position, Aircastle LTD Has 1 Sentiment

Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) VP C. Michael Palmer sold 4,568 shares of Marathon Petroleum Corp stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 18th. Capital Investment Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares ...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

China says Moody's downgrade overestimates difficulties facing its economy

Moody's Investors Service's first downgrade of China's sovereign rating in almost 30 years on Wednesday has refocused attention on the country's addiction to debt. FILE PHOTO: A female migrant construction wor...More..

Container Store explodes higher after sales beat, layoff announcement
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Container Store explodes higher after sales beat, layoff announcement

Over the past month the firm's stock is -16.30%, -25.00% for the last quarter, -49.08% for the past six-months and -56.09% for the a year ago. Container Store Group (NYSE: TCS ) last posted its quarterly earn...More..

Symantec says 'highly likely' North Korea group behind ransomware attacks
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Symantec says 'highly likely' North Korea group behind ransomware attacks

Now researchers at USA security firm Symantec have said there is evidence of a connection between this particular attack and previous hacks carried out by the " Lazarus Group " - a cyber criminal group wi...More..

Jump in renewable energy jobs worldwide, says IRENA
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Jump in renewable energy jobs worldwide, says IRENA

Solar PV and wind have experienced the most consistent increase, doubling since 2012. Employment has grown each year since the first jobs report was released five years ago, according to IRENA, but has slowe...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

J C Penney Company (JCP) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows

The number of shares traded in the last trading session was 8.54 Million. The stock has a 1-year performance down -40.05% and positive at 6.91% in last five trading sessions. for 1.16 million shares. The stock ...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Tesco Pension Investment Ltd Reduces Position in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH)

Cambridge Trust Company sold 7,740 shares as Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH)'s stock rose 12.87%. The Freestone Capital Holdings Llc holds 84,900 shares with $8.94M value, down from 89,005 last quarter. G...More..

General Motors Company (GM) Position Increased by Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

General Motors Company (GM) Position Increased by Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank

In case of Revenue Estimates, 36800000 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Ford Motor Co.as 15000. Tracking most recent quarter period, Price to book (P/B) ration is at 1.09 and...More..