FCC, FTC heads pledge cooperation on data rules in suspending broadband requirements

The stay on the data security provision will remain in place until the FCC can rule on the petitions for reconsideration. When the FCC voted past year to adopt the rule, then-FTC chair Edith Ramirez voiced her support for it, saying that the FC... More..

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US Senate approves Carson for housing secretary post
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

US Senate approves Carson for housing secretary post

The party-line approval assigns Carson leadership of the agency, which now has a budget of $47 billion and more than 8,000 on staff. However, the Chicago Tribune recently reported that Carson has held up the ...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

US Manufacturing Sector Expands Again In February

Manufacturing in the USA accelerated to the highest reading since August 2014 amid rising new orders and production while employment eased. However, the employment index slipped almost two points to 54.2, alt...More..

RBS loss slumps to $8.7 billion on conduct charges
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

RBS loss slumps to $8.7 billion on conduct charges

However, restructuring costs in 2017 are expected to amount to GBP1.00 billion, excluding the costs associated with the mandated restructuring of its Williams & Glyn branches. In recent years, McEwan has overse...More..

Study Reveals Cities With Worst Traffic Congestion; US Well-Represented
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Study Reveals Cities With Worst Traffic Congestion; US Well-Represented

The average driver spent 21.6 hours sitting in traffic during peak commuting times all of past year in Las Vegas, ranking 333rd out of 1,064 cities around the globe, according to a report released Monday by In...More..

Unilever Stock Jumps After Vow to 'Review Options' for Shareholder Value
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Unilever Stock Jumps After Vow to 'Review Options' for Shareholder Value

Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares Inc downgraded The Kraft Heinz Company from a "positive" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research report on Thursday, February 16th. British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSEMKT:BT...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Jay Z Set to Launch Venture Capital Fund For Startups

The two are overseeing a $100 million venture capital fund. One of the most high profile investments Jay Z has made also happens to be one of his most questionable. Jay Z bought Tidal from Sweden-based A...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Burger King Parent Company Buys Popeyes for $1.8 Billion

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. The company reached a 52-week low at 49.11 on May 26, 2016. 12 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Restaurant Brands Interna...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Rockets From Sinai Explode in Southern Israel

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack , but earlier this month a Sinai-based group - said to be linked to the Daesh terrorist organization - claimed responsibility for four rockets fired from the ...More..

Arms trade hits highest level since Cold War
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Arms trade hits highest level since Cold War

The volume of global transfers of major weapons has grown continuously since 2004 and increased by 8.4 per cent between 2007-11 and 2012-16, according to SIPRI . Arms imports by countries in the Middle East i...More..

Kraft Heinz, Unilever surge as USA stocks retreat
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Kraft Heinz, Unilever surge as USA stocks retreat

It claims this undervalues the stock and suggests investors not to take action due to the offer. Unilever has rejected a takeover offer bid of $143bn (£115bn) from United States food giant Kraft Heinz as ...More..

Chef Steve McHugh, The Esquire Tavern Named James Beard Award Semifinalists
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Chef Steve McHugh, The Esquire Tavern Named James Beard Award Semifinalists

Selected from a list of over 24,000 online entries, the prestigious group of semifinalists in 21 categories represents a wide range of culinary talent, from exceptional chefs and dining destinations in ten di...More..

Shares open higher as Yellen comments lift Asian stocks
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Shares open higher as Yellen comments lift Asian stocks

Critics say the Fed's push to cut and then keep rates near zero and buy huge amounts of bonds and mortgage-backed securities in response to the 2007-2009 financial crisis led to the slowest US economic recovery...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Verizon to Reportedly Cut Yahoo Price Tag by Up to $350 Million

Citing sources familiar with the matter, the report claims that the acquisition's $4.8 billion-dollar price tag could be coming down by as much as $250 million. And talks are still ongoing, as Verizon hasn't...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Nationwide danger from structurally deficient bridges

Iowa came in first , with some 4,968 structurally deficient bridges-accounting for 20.5 percent of the state's total bridges. And the American Road and Transportation Builders Association's list doesn't just m...More..

China foreign trade sees rapid growth in January
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

China foreign trade sees rapid growth in January

China watchers warned the long Chinese New Year holidays may have distorted the data to some degree, with companies pumping up production or rushing to build inventories before the break, which can last for wee...More..

Fifty Shades Darker Is Telling a Big Lie About Lipstick
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Fifty Shades Darker Is Telling a Big Lie About Lipstick

He is handsome and even a scene where he is working those "pecs and abs", had women in the audience giggling more than swooning. That is when Christian begins to understand that he can no longer hide if he is...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

OPEC figures show over 90 pct compliance with supply cut

In January, most producers adhered more or less to their respective targets, with the Saudis cutting output by 520,000 b/d, some 34,000 b/d more than what they committed. Coupled with the IEA's 100,000-barrel p...More..

by | Friday, February 03, 2017

Mexican border wall could take just two years to build

Secretary Kelly made the comments during an interview with Fox News , his first on television as Homeland Security secretary. "That's the way I look at it", Secretary John Kelly told Fox News in an interview...More..

by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

US Federal Reserve upbeat on economy as interest rates held

New economic data released by the government bolsters the case for a rate increase soon, economists said. Late a year ago, the central bank said it would most likely raise rates in 2017 in three quarter-poin...More..

PMI Spikes in January
by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

PMI Spikes in January

The headline activity index for manufacturing was at 55.9, comfortably above the key 50 level that divides expansion from contraction, and a measure of output rose to the highest in nearly three years. A readin...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Analysts weigh in on Teva's loss in Copaxone patent case

Now shares have been suggested as BUY from 3 brokerage firms and recommended as Strong Buy by 27 brokerage firms.0 brokerage firms have issued Sell rating for the company and Strong Sell rating was issued by 0 ...More..

US Senate Democrats Introduce Bill to Block Trump's Travel Ban
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

US Senate Democrats Introduce Bill to Block Trump's Travel Ban

Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) held a press conference Sunday in response to President Trump's order. Meanwhile, five people who were detained at JFK Airport following Trump's executive order on immigrati...More..

US, Mexico speak to mend rift over wall
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

US, Mexico speak to mend rift over wall

His approval ratings are at the lowest level of any Mexican president in years, and Trump's order on Wednesday to begin construction of the wall the very day two Mexican ministers began talks with his administr...More..

by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Alphabet delivers mixed fourth quarter

For all the growth in non-advertising revenue, however, 87% of Google's revenue is still from advertising sales-although this is down from about 90% in the same quarter past year. Pichai said that the company i...More..

US, Russian Presidents To Speak By Phone
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

US, Russian Presidents To Speak By Phone

Eager to win favor - and a trade deal - with the new USA president to bolster her hand in the divorce talks with the European Union, May said both countries shared many values and that, contrary to his ...More..

Diageo posts solid results, driven by U.S. spirits sales
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Diageo posts solid results, driven by U.S. spirits sales

On Thursday, Diageo upped those forecasts and said it now expects the strong dollar and euro to add GBP1.4 billion to net sales in the full year and around GBP460 million to operating profit. "This performanc...More..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

AUDUSD Nosedives After Australia's Inflation News

Underlying inflation, which strips out volatile price movements, was 1.55 per cent over the year, after a quarterly rise of 0.4 per cent. A slump in oil prices and a resilient New Zealand dollar have kept a lid...More..

by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Rio Tinto sells Australian coal assets to China's Yancoal for £1.9bn

Output by the world's biggest producer and consumer of the fuel fell 9.4% in 2016, while imports reversed two years of declines to gain 25%, the biggest increase since 2012. "The transaction represents a signif...More..

Man Charged Threatening to Kill Trump is Close Family Friend of Clintons
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Man Charged Threatening to Kill Trump is Close Family Friend of Clintons

Puopolo was arrested while leaving a Miami Beach Subway restaurant, where he reportedly admitted to officers that he posted a video on Twitter stating he would "be at the review/inauguration and I will kill P...More..

Kentuckians Head To Women's March On Washington
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

Kentuckians Head To Women's March On Washington

Co-chair Tamika D. Mallory is described on the website as having "worked closely with the Obama administration as an advocate for civil rights, equal rights for women, health care, gun violence and police mis...More..

China's Q4 Growth Seen Steady at 6.7% Amid Heavy Government Support
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

China's Q4 Growth Seen Steady at 6.7% Amid Heavy Government Support

Chinese leaders have cautioned the economic outlook is "L-shaped", meaning once the downturn ends, growth is unlikely to rebound. The figures came the same day China announced its growth slowed to 6.7 percent...More..

by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Safran to buy Zodiac, strengthening French aerospace sector

French aircraft engine maker Safran SA is reported to have tabled a friendly €10-billion ($10.6 billion) takeover offer for aerospace equipment and systems maker Zodiac Aerospace . An agreed public cash offer ...More..

by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Worth Watching Stock: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI)

Analysts rating the company a 1 or 2 indicate a Buy recommendation. The stock volatility for week was 1.80% while for month was 1.86%.The stock, as of last close, traded 106.02% to its 52 week low and was chang...More..

C$ pares recent gains ahead of Bank of Canada rate decision
by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

C$ pares recent gains ahead of Bank of Canada rate decision

The Canadian dollar climbed to three-month highs against its broadly weaker US counterpart on Tuesday after President-elect Donald Trump said the USA dollar was too strong. Poloz said the bank had yet to conduc...More..