Economy

Ford fires CEO Mark Fields, Hackett takes reins

He is the former CEO of office furniture maker Steelcase. Ford not only has to compete with tech companies like Google, Waymo, and Tesla (whose market cap surpassed Ford's for the first time last mo...

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Budget 2017: $75b plan to create more than 60000 jobs

On Thursday night, federal senator Derryn Hinch outlined details of a letter he wrote to the AFP asking for an investigation. Pushing up personal income tax by lifting the Medicare levy to 2.5 per c...

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Westpac says bank levy will cost $260m

Westpac says bank levy will cost $260m

Taxpayers will be sharing part of the burden of the government's bank levy, according to Westpac , which revealed its expected cost for that bank in a statement to the ASX this morning. But he also...

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Australian iron ore magnate donates $300 million to charity

Australian iron ore magnate donates $300 million to charity

The donation will be distributed with $75 million for coordinating world cancer institutes to make lethal cancer history for the coming generation, $50 million towards building stronger communities, $...

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Trudeau swats away Super Hornet questions amid Boeing-Bombardier dispute

Trudeau swats away Super Hornet questions amid Boeing-Bombardier dispute

Boeing has petitioned the U.S. Commerce Department and the U.S. International Trade Commission to investigate subsidies of Bombardier's CSeries aircraft that it says have allowed the company to expor...

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AAP accuses BJP of hatching conspiracy, says Kejriwal won't resign

AAP accuses BJP of hatching conspiracy, says Kejriwal won't resign

In a statement, CBI Spokesperson R K Gaur said the agency had received three complaints from Mishra, former Water and Tourism minister, with allegations of bribery and other irregularities against Nat...

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Black Congressman Calling For Trump's Impeachment Receives Lynching Threats [Voice Messages]

Black Congressman Calling For Trump's Impeachment Receives Lynching Threats [Voice Messages]

It's going to be yours. "We are not going to be intimidated", Green said Saturday after playing threatening messages. He encouraged citizens to go to impeachDonaldTrumpnow.com to sign a petiti...

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Sinclair Pharma PLC (SPH) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages

The firm now has a GBX 3,014 ($38.98) price objective on the stock. Below is a list of Hunting plc (LON:HTG) latest ratings and price target changes. This represents a dividend yield of 3%. The compan...

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Homes of India's ex-finance minister, son searched in probe

In connection with the same CBI team is targeted the residence of karti Chidambaram and searches are going at the locations of Mumbai , Delhi and Gurugram. In a major blow to Congress, former Uni...

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Lib Dem manifesto 2017: Tim Farron's key policies

Surveys put support for the Liberal Democrats on about 10 per cent, some way behind May's Conservative Party which polls indicate is attracting support from more than 45 per cent of Britons with Labou...

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Oil prices retreat on profit-taking

Oil prices retreat on profit-taking

On Monday, oil prices rose for a fourth straight session, with both US oil and Brent crude surging over six percent in the past four sessions, as Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation said crude supply ...

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How Many J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

About 1.22 million shares traded. J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY) has risen 6.00% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has by 0.00% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months negative chart setup for t...

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USA sticking with Iran nuclear deal

USA sticking with Iran nuclear deal

On Thursday, Iran blasted the new bans and said it would retaliate by adding nine US individuals and corporations to its own sanctions list over human rights violations within the United States. On ...

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NZ impacted by passport system outage

More than three hours later the problem was resolved, with the system "back up and running" in New Zealand . "Melbourne Airport is asking anyone flying internationally today to please contact your ...

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Mr. Trump, stand with Israel: The Western Wall is Jewish

And given his recent outreach to the Palestinians, Israelis are wondering if they can believe anything Mr. Trump has said regarding Israel's future. Still, Israeli analysts have scoffed at what they...

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IEA sees oil market rebalance but warns of Libya, Nigeria surge

Kazakhstan, however, said it could not join a prolonged reduction on the same terms. "To underscore the determination of oil producers to ensure market stability, predictability and sustainable deve...

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Ford to Cut 10% of Salaried Workforce in Asia, North America

The move comes as the multi-year USA auto boom begins to ebb. Automakers are also investing heavily in self-driving cars and other new technology. Ford Chief Executive Mark Fields is under pressur...

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North Korea fires 'unidentified projectile' - Seoul

A White House official today confirmed that North Korea had test-fired a medium-range ballistic missile, despite threats of tougher U.S. sanctions over its missile tests. "US Pacific Command detected ...

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Plane crashes into Los Angeles airport truck after landing

Plane crashes into Los Angeles airport truck after landing

Two people in the truck were seriously hurt and six others had minor injuries, fire officials said. Humphrey said 8 people who were in the truck were injured, including 2 women who suffered serious ...

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Under fire at home, Trump in Saudi Arabia on first foreign trip

Under fire at home, Trump in Saudi Arabia on first foreign trip

Saudi Arabia effectively blocked the United Nations from adding the kingdom's local ISIS cell to the U.N.'s list of terrorist groups a couple weeks ago. The avalanche of revelations in the run-up to...

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North Korea launches medium-range ballistic missile

North Korea launches medium-range ballistic missile

The ongoing testing is disappointing. North Korea launched its latest missile test on Saturday in defiance of worldwide sanctions as the UN Security Council demanded Pyongyang halt all ballistic mis...

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Oil prices continue their advance as focus shifts to API supply report

The report also said the call on OPEC crude is expected to rise steadily and reach 33.4 million b/d during the final quarter of the year, implying sharp stock draws if output cuts are extended. The co...

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Tunnel collapses at Hanford; no radiation released, officials say

Tunnel collapses at Hanford; no radiation released, officials say

A former Energy Department official Bob Alvarez said that the rail cars carry spent fuel from a reactor area long the river to the chemical processing facility, which then extracts risky plutonium a...

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Melbourne-bound Qantas flight from Los Angeles aborted

Melbourne-bound Qantas flight from Los Angeles aborted

The plane was forced to return to LAX after one of four engines failed. Passengers were put on a replacement flight, with the Australian Transport Safety Bureau notified about the incident. "A repla...

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Senior White House Aide 'Person of Interest' in Russia Probe

Senior White House Aide 'Person of Interest' in Russia Probe

Jared Kushner, husband of Ivanka Trump and one of the closest advisers to his father-in-law US President Donald Trump , is reportedly a "person of interest" in the probe into possible ties between th...

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Stifel Nicolaus Reiterates

Stifel Nicolaus Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Penntex Midstream Partners LP (PTXP)

About shares traded. VeriFone Systems Inc (NYSE:PAY) has risen 6.00% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. Since December 7, 2016, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $5.48 million activity. 13...

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US Set to Impose New Sanctions On Venezuela

The two leaders also discussed Russian-Venezuelan strategic partnership and mutually beneficial projects in various industries. More than 40 people have been killed in nearly two months of unrest in...

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Meritage Portfolio Management Has $1104000 Position in U.S. Bancorp (USB)

The SI to US Bancorp's float is 1.18%. (NASDAQ:ISBC). Highvista Strategies Limited Liability Com accumulated 84,110 shares or 0.23% of the stock. Finally, Russell Investments Group Ltd. Other hedge fu...

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Trump to address Muslim world in major speech on terrorism

Trump to address Muslim world in major speech on terrorism

The $110 billion deal for Saudi purchases of USA defense equipment and services came at the start of an eight-day trip that will also take Trump to Israel, the Palestinian Authority, the Vatican and m...

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Pak Cops Claim Another Indian Arrested. India Not Informed, Say Sources

Pak Cops Claim Another Indian Arrested. India Not Informed, Say Sources

Pakistan's Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf Ali will plead Pakistan's case at the International Court of Justice against Jadhav, sources said. He commented that consular access to the RAW agent and iss...

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