Economy

Frenetic fortnight to judge Madrid's season, Zidane's future

They are said to be lining up a lucrative new contract in a bid to convince Griezmann to stay, but even manager Simeone is uncertain on the striker's future. Zidane was appointed in January a year ...

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Applications for US jobless aid rise but remain at low level

Applications for US jobless aid rise but remain at low level

The number of Americans applying for new unemployment benefits rose last week, but remained at a low level, suggesting steady job growth. The increase followed three straight weeks of declines. "That'...

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Quebec farmers uncowed by Trump's criticism of supply management

That's a major challenge on its own, but is exacerbated by the current milk supply situation in the Northeast. Mr Trump targeted Canada's dairy sector as "unfair" in a recent speech in Wisconsin. A ...

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Volkswagen plans all-electric car for China next year

Volkswagen plans all-electric car for China next year

The vehicle is equipped with a dual motor powertrain with 75 kW of power in the front and 150 kW in the back for a total power of 225 kW (302 hp). The concept offers the same amount of interior spac...

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Macquarie agrees to buy Green Investment Bank (GIB) for £2.3bn

Macquarie agrees to buy Green Investment Bank (GIB) for £2.3bn

Ministers said that, under the new ownership, at least £3 billion will be invested in the green economy over the next three years. "The deal raises questions about whether the bank's valuable gree...

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IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct

The country's current account deficit is expected to decrease to 17.1% of GDP in 2022, the International Monetary Fund said. By contrast, the Bank of Canada projected last week that the economy will e...

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UK Parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of early June 8 election

Parliament will be dissolved on May 2, sparking nearly six weeks of campaigning. The British parliament is due to vote Wednesday on the call. The Labour leader said it was a "chance to vote for a L...

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Malcolm Mitchell: 'Almost brought me to tears' to be mentioned by President

Malcolm Mitchell: 'Almost brought me to tears' to be mentioned by President

The team presented the president with a personalized "Trump" No. 45 jersey and a helmet from February's Super Bowl, the first such game to go to overtime. Kraft and Trump are close friends, with the N...

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City's unemployment rate 7.7 per cent

For March, analysts were expecting a far smaller dip in job creation to 180,000 net new positions, on the back of the public sector hiring freeze put in place by the government of Trump and March's po...

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Canadian envoy downplaying talk of potential trade rift with the US

U.S. President is wrong when he called Canada's dairy industry practices unfair, said Canada's Ambassador David MacNaughton on Tuesday. "The facts do not bear this out", the letter began. The Ottawa-b...

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Stephen Colbert Defends 'Papa Bear' Bill O'Reilly

Stephen Colbert Defends 'Papa Bear' Bill O'Reilly

Bill O'Reilly, who hosted this program for 20 years is leaving the Fox News Channel. The memo was signed by Rupert, Lachlan and James Murdoch, the company's top executives. He went on to say there a...

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GM halts operations in Venezuela after factory seized

GM halts operations in Venezuela after factory seized

The leftist-led Venezuela is facing deepening economic crisis, and the country has already roiled many US companies. A court in the Zulia state said it imposed a broad embargo on the assets of Gene...

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Ottawa Senators level-headed as 4th battle with Bruins approaches

Defenseman John-Michael Liles had two assists for Boston. "He was very calm between the second and third and you saw his calm play calmed everybody down also on the ice". Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backst...

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Bank of America beats Street 1Q forecasts

Baird lowered Bank of America Corp from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating and raised their price objective for the company from $17.00 to $18.00 in a report on Wednesday, November 16th. S...

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Kate Spade Needs to Close Its Deal

The research firm Downgrade the stock to Neutral. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. restated a "hold" rating on shares of Kate Spade & Co in a research note on Thursday, February 16th. Tracking the...

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MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) Reviewed By Analysts

MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) Reviewed By Analysts

Pnc Serv Grp Inc Inc has 0.01% invested in MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) for 428,083 shares. RSI measures the speed and change of a stock price to warn investors when a stock's momentum has car...

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Pagegroup PLC (MPI) Upgraded to Buy at Kepler Capital Markets

The company has market cap of $150.83 million. The Firm operates through two divisions: High Street and Travel. It has a 20.56 P/E ratio. RELX Group is a global provider of information and analytics f...

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$0.66 EPS Expected for First Financial Corp (THFF) This Quarter

$0.66 EPS Expected for First Financial Corp (THFF) This Quarter

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Raymond James Ser Advsr Inc invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Fulton Financial Corp (NASDAQ:FULT). The company also recent...

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Saudi oil minister says production cuts may need to continue

Saudi oil minister says production cuts may need to continue

Saudi support is essential for the 13-member Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to renew its agreement at its next meeting, in Vienna on May 25. Data for the first quarter aren't deta...

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Housing plan tackles speculation, supply

Sousa and Morneau have jockeyed back and forth over who is responsible for the increasingly feverish market, and appear at odds over whether a tax on speculation or foreign investment is the best appr...

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Chase, Commerce Mortgage Rate Wrap Up Apr 20, 2017

Chase, Commerce Mortgage Rate Wrap Up Apr 20, 2017

On an unadjusted basis, total volume decreased 2% compared with the previous week. For existing homeowners researching a home equity line of credit (HELOC) or equity loan, there's been a slight chan...

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Toyota To Invest Record $1.3 Billion In Kentucky Plant

James said the upgrades will position the plant "to compete globally for new models, build ever-better cars for our customers now and enable us to respond quicker and more capably to market demands"...

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Texas bill allowing unlicensed carry of guns clear committee

Texas bill allowing unlicensed carry of guns clear committee

The tentative victory comes after senators approved a budget that cuts state funding for public schools by $1.8 billion in general revenue, and uses local property tax revenue to make up the differenc...

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McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) from Restaurants - Todays Top Gains

McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) from Restaurants - Todays Top Gains

Bath Savings Trust Co boosted its stake in McDonald's Co. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: "McDonald's Co". Telemus Capital LLC now owns 5,133 shares of the fast-food giant's stock valued at $665,000 af...

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Polish economy set to grow 3.4% this year

The International Monetary Fund's (IMF's) latest World Economic Outlook report has struck a cautiously optimistic note. Meanwhile, the organisation's forecast for global growth in 2017 was nudged ...

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United Airlines incident: Was a 'random' computer search really to blame?

Munoz - who last month was named "US Communicator of the Year" by PR Week - pledged a "thorough review" of the airline's procedures and said the carrier would not send law enforcement officials onto p...

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Apple Enlists 15′ Lexus RX 450h For Self-Driving Tests

Apple Enlists 15′ Lexus RX 450h For Self-Driving Tests

Apple is featured on a list of automotive and technology flagship vehicles that can test vehicles without drivers, alongside General Motors, Ford, BMW, Volkswagen, Tesla , Honda, Nissan, Mercedes-...

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VA tests partnership with CVS to reduce veterans' wait times

VA tests partnership with CVS to reduce veterans' wait times

Since then, the VA has made several efforts to improve veteran wait times , including establishing the Veterans Choice Program. "Our number one priority is getting veterans' access to care when and...

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Streaming Deals Like Amazon's NFL Deal Not 'Smart For Us — Netflix

The firm continues to insist that Netflix will remain focused on streaming video on demand and has no interest in adding ad-supported live streaming. Instead, it's aiming for a steady stream of "s...

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Strong start to 2017 bodes well for Canada, International Monetary Fund says

The IMF said a faster-than-expected pace of interest rate hikes in the U.S. could tighten financial conditions elsewhere, with potential further USA dollar appreciation straining emerging market econo...

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