Economy

US oil output back near records, challenging OPEC

On Wednesday, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported a decline of 1.8 million barrels for the week ending May 12, which was lower than the expected 2.2 million barrels. Brent crude L...

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Feliz Cinco de Mayo!

Feliz Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo is not a celebration of Mexico's independence. In Puebla and Veracruz, however, Cinco de Mayo is a very important state holiday celebrated with parades, festivals and reenactments. An...

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Brazil Ex-President Lula To Appear In Court In Graft Case

Brazil Ex-President Lula To Appear In Court In Graft Case

If he is found guilty and jailed, it would mark an extraordinary comedown for a man who transformed Brazil during his eight-year presidency. "I was aware that I could never do wrong", said Lula, who r...

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Inflation hits highest level in over three years

An earlier government statement claimed March data pointed to an "annual house price increase of 4.1 percent which takes the average property value in the U.K.to £215,847 ($278,000)". Last week, Bank ...

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Boy, 8, beaten unconscious days before days before killing himself

Boy, 8, beaten unconscious days before days before killing himself

Nearly eight minutes later, an adult in a dark suit is seen walking over and attending to a still unmoving Gabriel. " I witnessed behavior that in my belief is bullying and could even rise to the ...

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FCC votes to roll back net neutrality rules

FCC votes to roll back net neutrality rules

Net neutrality rules, which govern whether or not broadband providers are allowed to charge more for certain traffic types than others, have frequently been hailed as essential for maintaining an open...

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Alibaba quarterly profits almost double to $1.55 bn

Alibaba quarterly profits almost double to $1.55 bn

That came even as revenue rose at a faster-than-expected 60 percent to 38.6 billion yuan ($5.6 billion). Income tax expenses soared 149 percent to 4.6 billion yuan in the March quarter. and Tencent....

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Trump warns sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief not to 'leak' conversations

Trump warns sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief not to 'leak' conversations

The White House narrative behind Comey's dismissal became even more convoluted last night during an interview with President Trump and NBC's Lester Holt. All along, his spokesmen have maintained that ...

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Trump To Cut Education Budget, Boost Vouchers13:27

Trump To Cut Education Budget, Boost Vouchers13:27

Among the most egregious measures included in the proposal is the complete elimination of a student loan forgiveness program created to help teachers, social workers, and other public servants with th...

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How Salesforce Won on Earnings

How Salesforce Won on Earnings

Hawkins Mark J sold $72,446 worth of salesforce.com, inc. The stock exchanged hands 9.86 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 4.13 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $62.42 Billio...

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Unsuspecting Walmart customer takes down startled deer

Unsuspecting Walmart customer takes down startled deer

Thank God for the quick-thinking Good Samaritan who held the deer, and most importantly covered its eyes so it wouldn't see the rednecks and hood rats who populate Walmart. She said Tom Grasswick wa...

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Dunkin' Donuts Launches Nationwide Tasting Event For New Product

Dunkin' Donuts Launches Nationwide Tasting Event For New Product

Try Frozen Dunkin' Coffee for free at Dunkin' Donuts Friday, May 19. To build excitement heading towards this fantastic Frozen Friday, over the next five days Dunkin' Donuts will help guests "Fr...

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3 dead, 19 rescued in Lagos collapsed building

3 dead, 19 rescued in Lagos collapsed building

Residents of the community revealed that the building collapsed because of the hastiness of contractors to complete it. According to reports, the construction workers were at work when the building ...

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Brazil soybean exports to rise as currency drops (BG)

Brazil soybean exports to rise as currency drops (BG)

Iowa farmers took advantage of agreeable weather and made significant planting progress this past week. This allowed farmers to plant one-third of the state's expected 2017 corn acreage and just und...

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Liberal Democrats to reinstate post-study work visa, hold another Brexit referendum

Lib Dem support nationally has collapsed since the 2010 election when the party won 23 per cent of the vote, propelling it into a coalition government with former Conservative prime minister Davi...

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Suntrust Banks Inc. Boosts Position in Foot Locker, Inc. (FL)

Suntrust Banks Inc. Boosts Position in Foot Locker, Inc. (FL)

Canaccord Genuity maintained Foot Locker, Inc . (NYSE:FL) now have an ABR of 1.44, number of Recs in ABR is 18 while industry rank of the company by ABR is 232 of 265. The original version of this st...

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Ex-French PM Valls Wants to Be Majority Candidate at Legislative Election

He will now have to act quickly in establishing his own party and presenting candidates in the legislative elections, as he has promised to do. "We have seen a major decomposition of French politica...

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Mortgage Rates Friday, May 19: Still Near 6-Month Lows

Mortgage Rates Friday, May 19: Still Near 6-Month Lows

Mortgage rates retreated for the second time in three weeks following turmoil in Washington . Rates on adjustable five-year loans declined to 3.13 percent from 3.14 percent last week. The majority ...

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1 death as tornado hits Oklahoma subdivision

1 death as tornado hits Oklahoma subdivision

Several tornado warnings were issued as severe thunderstorms moved east across western Wisconsin and northern Wisconsin as the night went on. The Red Cross is working to give shelter, food and s...

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Oil prices drop as market remains bloated despite OPEC efforts

Analysts said , speculators enlarged positions as OPEC members supported Saudi Arabian and Russian pledges to extend supply cuts, which mainly influenced crude prices at futures trade here. Market wa...

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Toby Keith to perform in Saudi Arabia on weekend of Trump's trip

The powerful Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 31, visited Trump in Washington just two months into the president's term, while Trump's Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo, Defen...

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AMD Stock Coverage Initiated at Phillip Securities

The current value of the RSI is 33.90 that is neither bought nor sold range. If shares can stay above the price resistance around $11.94/share, that could help propel Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . Th...

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How can 'sinful' triple talaq be a matter of faith, asks SC

How can 'sinful' triple talaq be a matter of faith, asks SC

Naheed said she had said "almost the same thing" in the nikahnama draft that she presented to the Board in 1994 along with other provisions, but these did not find place in the model nikahnama the...

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Running Mover to Focus: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK)

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Parallel Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Autodesk during the fourth quarter worth ab...

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Emmanuel Macron meets Angela Merkel, picks rightist Edouard Philippe as PM

Emmanuel Macron meets Angela Merkel, picks rightist Edouard Philippe as PM

During his campaign, Macron presented ideas on reforming the eurozone , noting the currency bloc can not go on as it is if it wanted to avoid falling prey to protest and populism. Mrs. Merkel's cen...

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Campbell Soup Company (CPB) Shares Bought by Vicus Capital

Campbell Soup Company (CPB) Shares Bought by Vicus Capital

It turned negative, as 59 investors sold CPB shares while 176 reduced holdings. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, February 15 by Deutsche Bank. 2,580,267 shares of the company's stock were e...

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Rajinikanth mum on joining politics, says system needs to be changed

Rajinikanth mum on joining politics, says system needs to be changed

He said he was upset and pained to see in social media that some people questioned whether he was a Tamilian. Swamy also took potshots at the megastars fans: It is a cult following, he said. One of th...

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United Nations court orders Pakistan to stay execution of Indian 'spy'

The bench also observed that the 150-day period for clemency given by Pakistan, which ends in August suggests execution can happen immediately thereafter. Former Additional Attorney General Tariq Kh...

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US, Europe swap air security information at laptop ban talks

While IATA's recommendations were intended specifically to forestall any expansion of the current ban, they are also clearly intended as an alternative to the existing USA and United Kingdom restricti...

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London City Airport's flights to be controlled from 70 miles away

London City Airport's flights to be controlled from 70 miles away

The innovative plans are a flagship moment in the airport's thirtieth anniversary year, and mark the start of a technological revolution in United Kingdom airport air traffic management. Image: Digita...

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