Economy

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:57

Skeptics say that concerns about Venezuela's financial solvency will likely limit investor interest, and the US Treasury Department has warned the Petro may violate sanctions against the OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) nation.

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:04

The prime minister, who held the communications portfolio until previous year, has not yet been named as a suspect in either of this week's cases, though he may soon be questioned. Also Tuesday night, Netanyahu released a video on his Facebook page in which he firmly denied any wrongdoing. According to a police leak to Ynet, the prime minister's former spokesman Boaz Stambler, now director of the Government Advertising Bureau (LPM), has already testified regarding the thick ties between the ...

by | February 17, 2018 | 01:26

Footage of Friday's brawl shows security officials kicking at passengers grappling on the ground amid screams. An unnamed passenger filmed the ship's crew and security officers trying to break up the fight and, at one point, kicking two male passengers already on the ground.

by | February 17, 2018 | 01:16

The recommendations unveiled by Secretary Wilbur Ross Friday are likely to escalate tensions with China and other USA trading partners. For certain types of steel, such as for electrical transformers, only one US producer remains. "For certain types of steel, such as for electrical transformers, only one US producer remains", the release stated. Aluminum is vital to our national security.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:58

Other gainers in the technology industry included Cisco Systems, which rose $1.07, or 2.7 percent, to $40.60. As the Fed lifts rates, companies and individuals also tend to borrow less, another potential damper on the economy. Data showed US producer prices rose 0.4 percent in January, but only matched economists' estimates and likely helped further ease fears of inflation uptick.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:20

The Tucson Airport Authority on Tuesday released surveillance footage of a person they believe to be the baby's mother, along with an image of the note and audio of the 911 call. She can't and unfit to deal with me. The Tucson Airport Authority is searching for a woman who they believe abandoned a newborn at Tucson International Airport .

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:59

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by | February 10, 2018 | 06:56

Janet Yellen may have been replaced as Federal Reserve Chair, but she's not joining the ranks of the unemployed. A centrist on monetary policy, he is known as a pragmatic and down-to-earth official with private sector and government experience.

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:58

At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $6.92 but has recovered 0.43% since then. It has underperformed by 0.47% the S&P500. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC ) on Thursday, October 5 with "Buy" rating .

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:57

The $2.4 billion Everett casino is set to be completed in 2019. Wynn is also facing investigations by gambling regulators in Nevada and MA, where the company is building a $2.4 billion casino near Boston. Wynn resigned as CEO and chairman of the board, and details of his separation agreement will be released when finalized, according to a statement from Wynn Resorts.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:58

The consensus recommendation - averaging the work of 17 analysts - of 2.1 for International Paper Company (IP ) points to moderate case. Ford Motor (NYSE:F) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 8th. Accern also gave media stories about the auto manufacturer an impact score of 45.2630075773572 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price ...

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:50

Analysts expected Snap to post revenue of $255 million and a loss of $405 million, meaning the company vastly out-performed its projected metrics. Snap stock is down over 43 percent since its first day of trading in early March and the company looks a lot more like the next Twitter than it does the next Facebook .

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:43

We reached out to Best Buy for comment, but haven't received a response as of this writing. As it stands, Target pays music suppliers within 60 days of receiving inventory, and then pays to ship back unsold CDs for credit. For example, previous year Target moved 500,000 copies of Taylor Swift's latest, Reputation . "The changes we're evaluating to our operating model, which shows a continued investment in our Entertainment business, reflect a broader shift in the industry and consumer ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:15

And if reports are to be believed Neymar could make a sensational switch to Real Madrid in the summer to replace Ronaldo , who is yet to sign a contract extension with the Los Blancos . The Brazilian defender has summed up the big difference between the two forwards, pointing out that it's harder to easier to defend against Ronaldo than it is Messi.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:07

The stock market has seen a massive erosion in valuation after the government unveiled in its budget a proposal to levy 10% long-term capital gains ( LTCG ) tax on equities and revised upwards its deficit target for the current fiscal at 3.5%.

by | February 05, 2018 | 06:28

Sony, which recently posted stellar quarterly earnings , especially in its entertainment division, was the only major media conglomerate to trade higher on Friday, closing up 6 percent. Although the Shanghai Composite closed up 0.5 percent to 3,462.94 for the day, it suffered a 2.7 percent drop for the week. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note, a benchmark for interest rates on many kinds of loans, including mortgages, climbed to 2.84 percent, the highest level in about four years.

by | February 05, 2018 | 06:31

The crucial call from Delhi came, on a day Naidu was closeted with parliamentary party MPs (TDP has 15 Lok Sabha and four Rajya Sabha members) in a crucial meeting in Vijayawada that discussed the future of the party's alliance with BJP both in the state and at the Centre.

by | February 03, 2018 | 11:31

The U.S. market counted for $11.8 billion of the total revenue , with that revenue up 25 percent over previous year. While the company doesn't break out financials for Google Cloud, the " other revenues " category, which includes cloud, Google Play, and hardware, rose to $4.69 billion in the fourth quarter from $3.40 billion during Q4 2016.

by | February 02, 2018 | 21:50

This impressed the market and helped crude oil benchmarks break resistance levels and gradually climb to the coveted $60-a-barrel mark. These formations also produce considerable volumes of natural gas associated with the crude oil. Kloza believes the average price of Brent will be $59 per barrel this year and a WTI range of $54 to $56, and he added that he "wouldn't be surprised to see prices move below these numbers when there is some fear among the fickle financial funds that drove ...

by | February 02, 2018 | 21:50

The app will join other OTT streaming services on Apple TV such as CBS All Access and Sling TV . The expansion to countries such as Brazil, Mexico, Turkey and Iraq, announced in a YouTube blog post , doubles YouTube Go's availability to about 60 percent of the world's population.

by | February 01, 2018 | 00:55

Seven former traders, including ex-UBS trader Andre Flotron, who was indicted previous year, as well as a technology consultant, also face charges of "spoofing" - in which traders place and then abort trades to manipulate prices - on markets for various precious metals including gold and silver between early 2008 and about 2014.

by | January 31, 2018 | 10:52

It dived, as 31 investors sold Lennox International Inc. shares while 86 reduced holdings. IFM Investors Pty Ltd bought a new stake in Harley-Davidson during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $280,000. Wedbush dropped their price objective on shares of Harley-Davidson to $49.00 and set a "neutral" rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, January 10th.

by | January 31, 2018 | 10:50

That's why a coalition of 97 child health advocates (including me) released a letter Tuesday asking Facebook to discontinue Messenger Kids . An app expressly for the under-13 set will likely increase the amount of time younger children spend with digital devices, said the letter, which can end up displacing face-to-face interactions "that are crucial for building healthy developmental skills, including the ability to read human emotion, delay gratification and engage with the physical ...

by | January 30, 2018 | 01:45

After the Journal published the accusations against Wynn , Democrats in turn called on Republicans to return his donations. "I think we need to have a standard that says that if a credible allegation comes, we need to take it absolutely seriously", Spicer told MSNBC's Craig Melvin .

by | January 30, 2018 | 01:36

Jen told the crew that she didn't do anything wrong, but another member of the crew standing nearby says that Jen was asked if she'd like to leave the flight and she responded with a yes. Selter, her sister, and a passenger who was heard telling the captain that he is "harassing" Selter in the video, are escorted out of the plane. The videos Selter shot and posted on Twitter show the confrontation between Selter and American Airlines crew members, as another passenger comes to Selter's ...