Economy

OPEC moves towards 9-month output cut extension

OPEC moves towards 9-month output cut extension

USA frackers must be positively salivating over the prospects of the extension continuing to take OPEC production off the market which they are only too happy to replace. "They're just making the cal...

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Moody's downgrades China, expecting financial strength to erode as debt rises

CHINA'S Finance Ministry Wednesday dismissed a decision by worldwide rating agency Moody's to downgrade China's credit ratings. The finance ministry noted the growth rate ticked up to 6.9 percent in...

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Demure Melania Trump visits Vatican with black veil, in head-to-toe black

First lady Melania Trump is welcomed upon her arrival at the San Damaso courtyard ahead of her husband President Donald Trump's private audience with Pope Francis , at the Vatican, Wednesday, Ma...

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Comey tried to hide in White House curtains to avoid Trump

Comey tried to hide in White House curtains to avoid Trump

Earlier this week, NPR confirmed that Trump had asked Comey to scuttle the investigation into his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, according to a memo of the account written by Com...

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Who is Greg Gianforte?

Who is Greg Gianforte?

She said Jacobs emerged from the room "holding his broken glasses in his hand and said, "He just bodyslammed me". Vice President Mike Pence also recently campaigned for Gianforte over a two-day swin...

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Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Constellation Brands Inc (NYSE:STZ)

The share price of Constellation Brands Inc (NYSE:STZ) was up +1.16% during the last trading session, with a day high of 184.24. Therefore 74% are positive. Btg Pactual Global Asset Management Ltd d...

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Hain Celestial Group Inc (HAIN) Rating Reiterated by Oppenheimer Holdings Inc

Acrospire Investment Management LLC boosted its position in Hain Celestial Group by 54.5% in the third quarter. Several other research firms have also commented on HAIN . Its up 0.05, from 1.02 i...

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Budget office to gauge health bill effect on coverage, cost

The CBO estimates premiums would jump about 20 percent under the AHCA in the first year and increase an additional 5 percent in the second year of implementation. Democrats quickly reacted to the f...

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Trump's budget director defends plans to cut social programs

The Trump administration says this would help move people off the rolls. "If you are on food stamps, we need you to go to work". So, revenues will actually be less than under current law, at $45.7 tri...

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Cabinet Members Testifying on Trump Budget on Capitol Hill

Cabinet Members Testifying on Trump Budget on Capitol Hill

The former tea party congressman told the Budget Committee that he went line by line through the federal budget and asked, "Can we justify this to the folks who are actually paying for it?" Panel ...

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Nigeria's GDP shrinks by 0.52 pct y/y in Q1 -statistics office

The committee said that loosening the rates would exacerbate inflationary pressures and threaten the gains so far achieved in the exchange rate of the naira, as well as increase the negative real inte...

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You can now play with Windows 10's impressive Story Remix video editor

Additionally, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) announced that iTunes is coming to the Windows Store by the end of this year. Microsoft unveiled its next major Windows 10 update today, inclu...

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Families frantic search for Barra girls after Manchester attack

They included a 14-year-old girl and a mother of three young children. The last contact she had with her daughter was when she texted her to inform her Ariana Grande was performing her last song, ...

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Riyadh Visit Revealed Trump Fully Backing Israel, Sunni Arabs Against Iran

Asked if the nuclear deal would prevent Iran from ever getting a nuclear weapon, Coats, who oversees 17 US intelligence agencies, said it would only accomplish a delay "relative to them having a fre...

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Test rocket launched into space from New Zealand pad

Test rocket launched into space from New Zealand pad

New Zealand has never had a space program but officials hope regular launches could change perceptions of the nation and generate hundreds of millions of dollars each year. At full production, Rocket ...

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Moody's downgrades China rating amid debt worries

The demotion indicates the bond rating firm regards China's capacity to meet financial commitments is "strong", as opposed to "very strong". "The institutional features which grant Hong Kong , at ...

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Shareholder Maryland Capital Management Upped Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT) Holding

Lockheed Martin has a 1-year low of $228.50 and a 1-year high of $280.79. The stock rose 0.40% or $1.1 reaching $279.46 per share. Massachusetts Fin Ser Co Ma owns 3.45M shares for 0.42% of their por...

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Trump Denounces Manchester Attack As Work Of 'Evil Losers'

Trump has made an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal a major goal of his time in office. In effect, it would offer Israel recognition by the Arab world and the "normalisation" of relations in exchange f...

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No, Pope Francis Didn't Have A Particularly Sour Look Meeting President Trump

Climate change activists projected the words "Planet Earth First" on the massive dome of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Tuesday night and protests are expected after Trump arrives in Brussels f...

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China's credit rating downgraded over debt concerns

Over the same period, Chinese economic growth fell from 14.2 percent to 6.7 percent in 2016, though that still was among the world's strongest. The Chinese finance ministry criticized the move and sai...

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Pa.'s federal lawmakers assess Trump budget

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers trashed President Trump's budget calling it the "least honest" and most "incompetent" proposal he's seen in several decades. "Apparently, the budget fore...

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TD Asset Management Inc. Reduces Stake in Frontier Communications Corp (FTR)

If we take a look at current stock price levels as a percentage of the 52 week high/low range, we can see that shares have a value of 63.49. Frontier Communications Corporation was covered by a nu...

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Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO)

Pacific Crest reaffirmed an overweight rating and set a $74.00 target price on shares of Take Two Interactive Software in a research report on Wednesday, April 26th. If you are reading this news sto...

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Malaysia's oldest climber forced to cancel ascent to Everest summit

Malaysia's oldest climber forced to cancel ascent to Everest summit

Indian climber Ravi Kumar, who had gone missing on Mount Everest , died on Monday when he fell into a crevice after conquering the world's tallest peak. The latest reported fatalities on Mount Everes...

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South Korean military fires warning shots at objects flown from North

South Korean military fires warning shots at objects flown from North

China fully implemented its UN Security Council sanction commitments towards North Korea and would continue to play a constructive role in negotiations, Wang said. The North and the South regularl...

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Moody's downgrades Hong Kong credit rating after China cut

Moody's cut their rating on the country by one notch, from A1 to Aa3. Overall, it seems that Moody's downgrading is merely another sign that investors are losing confidence in China due to slowing gro...

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If Brazil president goes, here are possible replacements

The crisis - linked to a huge corruption investigation targeting scores of top politicians - threatens Brazil's attempts to exit the trauma of last year's Rousseff impeachment and a severe recession. ...

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Bold Claims from King Salman, Iran 'Spearhead of Global Terror'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem, Sunday, May 21, 2017. This echoes Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's speech to the staff of...

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Grainger PLC (GRI) PT Raised to GBX 275

Jefferies now has a GBX 1003.00 price target on the 2.70B GBP market cap company or 3.62% upside potential. Among 17 analysts covering Shaftesbury ( LON:SHB ), 5 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 8 Hold. ...

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Newark Airport reopens after United Airlines 757 engine fire

Newark Airport reopens after United Airlines 757 engine fire

Passenger Lo Toney posted a video from the tarmac to Twitter of emergency vehicles surrounding the plane with its slide chutes deployed. Five people suffered minor injuries during the incident and...

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