Money

Republicans Are Nearing A Last-Minute Deal To Save Their Health Care Bill

Republicans Are Nearing A Last-Minute Deal To Save Their Health Care Bill If the Affordable Care Act does, in fact, fall apart under Trump's presidency, it will because he and the Republican-controlled Congress were working to undermine the law instead of helping it continue to work for the American people. "They are not being dealt with in a way that's giving me a lot of comfort". "It is not that they are losing it, it is that they are choosing not to purchase coverage... [Full Article...]

Hawaii Federal Judge Who Blocked Trump's Travel Ban Receives Threats

Hawaii Federal Judge Who Blocked Trump's Travel Ban Receives Threats He said the new travel ban failed to pass legal muster. Trump rolled out the new ban early this month, to stop travellers from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the USA for 90 days and refugees for four months. The U.S. Marshals Service also said it would not give details. " This is, in the opinion of many, an unprecedented judicial overreach ", Trump said before pledg... [Full Article...]

Wall Street's worst day since before Trump's election

Wall Street's worst day since before Trump's election At 12:21 p.m. ET (1621 GMT) the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 30.94 points, or 0.15 percent, at 20,637.07, the S&P 500 was up 1.46 points, or 0.06 percent, at 2,345.48. But small caps fended off sellers, with the Russell 2000 up 0.1%. Analysts attribute the share selling to reduced confidence that Mr Trump's pro-growth policies, including financial deregulation and tax cuts, will occur... [Full Article...]

Brazil cements its place in next year's World Cup finals

Brazil cements its place in next year's World Cup finals Paulinho netted two more times , while Neymar put in a piece of his magic in the 74th minute when he advanced into the Uruguay box and after he spotted Silva off his line, chipped the ball over his head and into the net. Coach Oscar Tabarez said: "It hurts". Uruguay will travel to face Peru. Following a controversial penalty call and subsequent Lionel Messi spot kick goal, the Albiceleste hun... [Full Article...]

Big US Companies Pull Down YouTube Ads

The video was also paired with brands in Asia - Castrol lubricants in India and Cow & Gate infant formula in Hong Kong. It's a similar challenge with YouTube , which houses millions of videos that show ads. In response, Schindler has promised a three-tier overhaul of Google's advertising policies, both on YouTube and on the company's wider ad products. [Full Article...]

Westminster terror attack: Mayor of London's statement

Reportedly, the assailant left the auto prior to stabbing an officer to death before being shot by other armed officers protecting the parliamentary estate. We won't know the extent of the devastation in Wednesday's attack for some time , but Trump Jr's callous misrepresentation of an old news article to trash the London's mayor is an unfortunate response from a member of the first family. [Full Article...]

Low price of bread, petrol make 4 Indian cities cheapest for expatriates

Low price of bread, petrol make 4 Indian cities cheapest for expatriates The survey, which compares the prices of 160 goods and services in 133 cities around the world and is primarily used by human resources managers to calculate compensation packages for overseas postings, found that Singapore was 20% more expensive than NY and 6% pricier than Hong Kong , which lies in second place. [Full Article...]

Oil slides as USA production shows no signs of slowing down

Saudi Arabia pledged to cut production to 10.058 million barrels a day under the deal. US West Texas Intermediate ( WTI) crude futures slipped 48 cents, or 0.98 per cent, to US$48.30 a barrel. In the seven days to 17 March, the sector saw 14 rigs added, bringing the total tally to 631, the highest level since September 2015. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is curbing its o... [Full Article...]

Brazil meat scandal: Temer assures foreign markets

Three of the meat processing plants have been shut down and investigations are being conducted against 21 companies. The decision is a blow to Brazil, one of the world's largest exporters of meat. Both companies deny irregularities. It added that those companies follow the strictest domestic and worldwide rules and standards for beef, whether that meat is intended for the domestic market or fo... [Full Article...]

Man wanted for attempted murder

Man wanted for attempted murder Kuijer still outstanding", Gavin said. "It's a bad situation for her, but we're doing what we can to support her", Gavin said. Investigators say the stabbing was not a robbery or domestic violence matter but that Kuijer and the woman knew each other professionally. [Full Article...]

In Asia Markets boosted by Fed but dollar sinks

In Asia Markets boosted by Fed but dollar sinks Futures indicate that most Asia-Pacific equity markets are likely to follow USA stocks higher, while Treasuries rallied and the dollar tumbled after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates as expected without accelerating its timeline for future tightening. [Full Article...]

Tesla raises $1 billion capital ahead of Model 3 production

Tesla shares opened at $264 Friday morning before dropping 0.7% and then rebounding. For instance, Colin Langan of UBS argued Tesla's $1.15 billion raise through a combination of stock and convertible debt is short of the high end of his estimate range of $2 billion. [Full Article...]

Stocks slip ahead of Fed meeting; pound drops on Brexit move

Stocks slip ahead of Fed meeting; pound drops on Brexit move The 225-issue Nikkei average rose 12.76 points, or 0.07 percent, to close at 19,590.14. The TOPIX index of all First Section issues ended up 1.38 points, or 0.09 percent, at 1,572.69, after shedding 3.59 points the previous day. ANALYST'S VIEWPOINT: "On the one hand, the market ponders a surprise hold, in which massive unwinding of positions could take place with the hike already priced in", sai... [Full Article...]

High-cost drug helps slash cholesterol in sick patients

The headline numbers from the 27,564 patient FOURIER study looked quite promising. As reported in detail by TCTMD's Michael O'Riordan, FOURIER showed the PCSK9 inhibitor reduced the risk of cardiovascular death, MI, stroke, hospitalization for unstable angina, or coronary revascularization-the study's primary endpoint-by 15% when compared with placebo, an absolute difference of 1.5%. [Full Article...]

Yahoo email hack 'was a Russian cascade'

Yahoo email hack 'was a Russian cascade' She added that "the criminal hackers used this to line their own pockets for private financial gain", seeking to cash in on the breach by accessing stolen credit or gift card numbers, and through a series of spam marketing schemes. The announcement of the charges came shortly after the U.S. officials said they continue to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election through h... [Full Article...]

Pandora Joins On-Demand Streaming Music Fray, Takes On Spotify, Apple

Pandora Joins On-Demand Streaming Music Fray, Takes On Spotify, Apple On Wednesday the company rolls out Pandora Premium, which allows users to listen to any song or album they want on demand for a monthly fee of $9.99. The company has announced several features of Pandora Premium that are likely to ease the onboarding process for both new and existing users. Pandora Premium will come with an annual ARPU of $120, but with 37% contribution margin, compared with... [Full Article...]

Cruise Ship Comes Within Feet Of Colliding With Jet Skiers

Cruise Ship Comes Within Feet Of Colliding With Jet Skiers He rushed to call Sheriff's Deputy Taner Primmer, who was manning the marine unit's patrol boat that day and who quickly made his way to the scene. Capt. "I could not be more proud of the actions of Deputy Tanner Primmer, a member of our SeaPort Security Marine Unit who placed his life in peril without hesitation to rescue the Port visitors", Sheriff Wayne Ivey added. [Full Article...]

US Central Bank Expected to Boost Interest Rates Slightly on Wednesday

Traditionally, manufacturers have been taught that rising interest rates are bad for business for two reasons. On one hand, it will become more expensive for consumers to borrow money, and investors may decide to transfer money out of the stock market and back into more traditional fixed-income assets. [Full Article...]

Brexit bill: Ministers expect MPs to reject changes

MPs voted on Monday to overturn changes to the legislation made by the House of Lords earlier this month, after the government argued it needed freedom to operate without restriction to get a good deal. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon had warned that the prospect was on the cards since the June vote to leave the European Union - in which a majority of Scots voted to stay - but an announcement had n... [Full Article...]

Oil prices fall to three-month low as USA rig count climbs

Oil prices fall to three-month low as USA rig count climbs That rose for a 9th week by 8 to 617 rigs last week, almost 60% above the level of a year ago. Oil's fall from grace last week started with hedge funds, and it may only get worse from here. Instead, production has risen in the past two years to an all-time high of 11.2 million bpd, partly because a devaluation in the rouble reduced production costs. [Full Article...]


« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20  Next »