Economy

Trump delaying decision on Paris climate deal

Trump delaying decision on Paris climate deal

In arguing against a full withdrawal, the first daughter, who serves as a White House adviser, is joined by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , who has warned of diminished U.S. Like Trump, Pruitt has...

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Appeals court hears testimony on Trump travel ban

In an extremely rare occurrence for the Fourth Circuit - which covers Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia - a panel of all 13 active and eligible judges heard the lawy...

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GOP senator says Senate will take 'new, fresh approach' to health care

In his remarks, Obama said he hopes that lawmakers recognize "it actually doesn't take a lot of courage to aid those who are already powerful, already comfortable, already influential". But he's defen...

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Trump's first overseas trip is to Israel, Saudi Arabia and the Vatican

The formal announcement of the visit said Trump would meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas during the trip but did not say where he would meet him. The official expressed hope that ...

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Federal Budget 2017 to help pensioners, business

Federal Budget 2017 to help pensioners, business

To underline the complete break with the disastrous 2014 budget that ultimately caused the demise of the Abbott government, Mr Morrison also announced he was finally axing the "zombie measures", $14 b...

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United States puts 20% duty on BC lumber exports, retroactive for 90 days

United States puts 20% duty on BC lumber exports, retroactive for 90 days

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that Canada and the US could suffer from what he called a "thickening" border, a day after the Trump administration imposed new tariffs on softwood ...

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Macron Win, OPEC Cuts Not Enough to Stimulate Oil Markets

Oil has surrendered most of its gains since the cuts were agreed previous year. "I believe the worst is now behind us with multiple leading indicators showing that supply-demand balances are in defi...

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S&P, Nasdaq hit record highs as volatility drops

S&P, Nasdaq hit record highs as volatility drops

Energy stocks in the S&P 500 lost 0.9 percent, tied for most among the 11 sectors that make up the index. The index has not moved more than 0.4 percent in either direction in the past 11 trading d...

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China's narrow-body C919 jet makes maiden flight from Shanghai

Final ground tests only concluded a few weeks ago, much later than the original schedule of a first flight in 2014, and aircraft delivery in 2016, wrote the media. China Eastern Airlines Corp Ltd said...

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Democrats criticize Senate's all-male healthcare group

As CNN reported at the time when the Congressional Budget Office released its initial score of the House's bill, a 64-year-old making $26,500 would pay $1,700 for coverage in 2026 with Obamacare sub...

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Sinclair Broadcast Group acquires Tribune Media

Sinclair Broadcast has announced a deal to acquire 100 percent of rival United States local TV broadcaster Tribune Media for Dollars 3.9 billion. Sinclair Broadcast Group, the media conglomerate k...

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Dartmouth ranks high among Star Wars searches in Canada says Google

For the uninitiated to the multi-billion dollar franchise, " may the force be with you " is a phrase used in the movie to wish a person good luck. The book outlines the tradition of epic heroes thro...

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Federal Reserve meets as economic picture darkens

Federal Reserve meets as economic picture darkens

Investors were awaiting Friday's monthly USA non-farm payrolls report for greater signs of the Fed's likely rate hike trajectory through the end of the year. The Fed amassed its portfolio commonly cal...

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Drayton Manor Park ride Splash Canyon closed after 'serious incident'

A girl has died after she fell into water at a theme park in central England. Superintendent Carl Ratcliffe, of Staffordshire Police, said: "Specially trained officers are supporting the girl's fami...

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In a divided France, challenges await President-elect Macron

In a divided France, challenges await President-elect Macron

Le Pen says she will lead the opposition to Macron. Macron is already looking the part. The president of European Jewish Congress, Moshe Kantor, said in a statement: "We remain extremely concern...

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Citigroup Retained Inmarsat PLC (LON:ISAT) As 'Neutral'

Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Therefore 17% are positive. The lowest target is $8.50 while the high is $14. Blackr...

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Microsoft unveils new Windows 10 for schools

The laptop uses the latest Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, and the company says that the battery life will last for 14.5 hours as a result. He also stated that Microsoft has "streamlined" the def...

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United States growth hits three-year low at start of 2017

United States growth hits three-year low at start of 2017

Growth in consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of USA economic activity, braked to a 0.3 percent rate, the slowest pace since the fourth quarter of 2009. Wall Street anticipate...

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Coach's bling fling, will spend $2.4B on Kate Spade

The acquisition , which is expected to close in the third quarter of the year, has already received unanimous approval from the boards of both companies. has landed in the hands of Coach Inc. The s...

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Sanne Group PLC (SNN) PT Raised to GBX 770 at Berenberg Bank

Bovis Homes Group plc (LON:BVS) has risen 8.06% since September 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.99% the S&P500. Deutsche on Thursday reiterated Glencore's analyst rating as "Ho...

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Sinclair Broadcasting Will Buy Tribune Media For $3.9 Billion Plus Debt

Sinclair Broadcast Group confirmed Monday that it will acquire Tribune Media for roughly $3.9 billion. It also owns cable's WGN America, digital multicast network Antenna TV, and minority stakes in th...

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Ryan Seacrest replaces Michael Strahan as Kelly Ripa's new 'Live' co-host

Veteran broadcaster and former "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest will join " Live " as Kelly Ripa's new co-host, CNN is reporting . Ryan has also spent time as a co-host with Kelly in the past ye...

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US stock indexes nudge again to record highs

US stock indexes nudge again to record highs

ET, with 17,743 contracts changing hands. The Nasdaq Composite was down 9.19 points, or 0.15%, at 6,091.57, after hitting a record high of 6,106.11. According to data released by the U.S. Bureau of ...

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Micro Focus shares slip as it reveals HP software woes

The number of shares now owned by investors are 919.87 mln. Ledyard National Bank now owns 4,404 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $100,000 after buying an additional 36 shares during...

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Emmanuel Macron wins French election

Emmanuel Macron wins French election

French far-right presidential candidate, Marine Le Pen exits a voting booth before casting her ballot in Henin Beaumont, France, Sunday, May 7, 2017. At 39, the pro-EU former investment banker wil...

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Triumphant Emmanuel Macron Readies For Transition. But He's Not the Only One

Jean-Luc Melenchon-the left-wing populist who some have compared to Sen. The EU also promptly shot down Macron's proposal for a "Buy European Act", which would only give public contracts to comp...

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Oil Prices Dropped as Oversupply Concerns Return

The precise trigger for the two-day sell off, which has loped more than 7% from global crude prices, is hard to pinpoint, but the downward slope has been evident since last month's OPEC report in wh...

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India's Bharti Airtel quarterly profit falls 69 percent, misses estimates

India's Bharti Airtel quarterly profit falls 69 percent, misses estimates

The company announced the results after market hours. Billionaire Sunil Mittal-headed company blamed rival Jio for the lowest profit since the January-March quarter of 2013 and said the "sustained p...

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Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) has current market capitalization of $278.84 Billion

Mechanics National Bank Department has 0.81% invested in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC). It has outperformed by 17.32% the S&P500. Covington Capital Management increased Emerson Electric Co (NYSE:EMR...

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IndiGo net profit falls 24%; to buy 50 new planes

IndiGo net profit falls 24%; to buy 50 new planes

All other big airlines - Air India, Jet and SpiceJet have had turboprops for years. "The subsidise flying model for regional flights under Udan is something that no serious player can afford to rema...

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