Obama criticised for '$400000 Wall Street speech'

Obama was quick to blame big banks for the 2008 financial crisis and subsequent Great Recession, saying they were "caused in part by completely irresponsible actions on Wall Street" in a 2009 interview with CBS' 60 Minutes . "Is there an irony her... More..

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Internet firms winding up for a fight on 'net neutrality'
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Internet firms winding up for a fight on 'net neutrality'

Broadband providers and Republican lawmakers have opposed the rules, saying the reclassification adds unnecessary regulation that deters deployment and other investment in their networks. Pai did not give a spe...More..

AT&T revenue misses estimates as customers keep phones longer
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

AT&T revenue misses estimates as customers keep phones longer

DirecTV had 21.012 million domestic subs as of the end of March, flat sequentially, compared with 328,000 net adds in the year-earlier period. Postpaid phone churn hit a best ever 0.9% in the US, while overa...More..

PPG Industries sweetened its bid for Dutch peer Akzo Nobel
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

PPG Industries sweetened its bid for Dutch peer Akzo Nobel

The CEO announced a plan last week to split the company in two and reward shareholders with a higher dividend, saying it offered more value than PPG's offer. PPG is offering Akzo holders cash and stock valued a...More..

Valero Texas Open: Kevin Chappell grabs lead heading into final round
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Valero Texas Open: Kevin Chappell grabs lead heading into final round

Meanwhile, Kevin Chappell survived a roller-coaster front nine with three birdies, one double bogey and three bogeys. Chappell, equal seventh at the Masters two weeks ago, will jump into the top 25 in the wor...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

Obama-era regulations on so-called corporate inversions are among the rules the Treasury Department will review and potentially alter, Secretary Steven Mnuchin indicated on Friday. Under former US president Bar...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Amid Competition, Verizon Loses Key Customers For First Time

In addition to an update on the state of wireless competition, investors will listen closely for any signals about a potential merger of T-Mobile USA and Sprint, which has always been expected. Verizon has pur...More..

American Express profit falls 13 percent, but tops forecasts
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

American Express profit falls 13 percent, but tops forecasts

Analysts expect that Express Scripts Holding Company will post $6.93 EPS for the current fiscal year. Hm Payson & has invested 0.04% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Hat-trick hero Ronaldo first to 100 Champions League goals

He then scored from an offside position minutes later to make it 3-2. Bayern were stunned when Vidal, left, was shown his second yellow card, in the 85th minute. Two minutes later, though, Ramos found his own...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Des Moines to participate in Equal Pay Day campaign

Nationally, women who fold full-time, year-round jobs are paid 80 cents for every dollar paid to men. Louisiana ladies are paid just 68 cents on the dollar for what men are paid. But in some fields, including e...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution to condemn Syria chemical attack

Earlier, Tillerson said he had a "productive" meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin on Wednesday, despite palpable tension between the US and Russia . "We'll see what happens". The ...More..

Christoph Metzelder: Real Madrid Fears Bayern Munich
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Christoph Metzelder: Real Madrid Fears Bayern Munich

Striker Robert Lewandowski missed Monday's session, instead training individually after taking a knock to his right shoulder on Saturday in the defeat of Dortmund. A player to keep an eye on in this first leg...More..

Uber says its self-driving technology differs from Waymo's
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Uber says its self-driving technology differs from Waymo's

Waymo also alleged that its former manager Anthony Levandowski downloaded thousands of key files describing the technology before resigning from his post and subsequently launching Otto - which Uber acquired ...More..

Akzo stands by its chairman, continues to rebuff bids from PPG
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Akzo stands by its chairman, continues to rebuff bids from PPG

Elliott previously disclosed that it owns a 3% stake in Akzo and has pressed the company to engage in deal talks with USA rival PPG Industries Inc. According to Akzo, Elliott and other shareholders have reque...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Qualcomm reacts to Apple lawsuit, files Answer and Counterclaims

Qualcomm said that Apple withheld money owed under a contract to Qualcomm . Qualcomm is the global leader in the 3G and 4G chipset market. As Don Rosenberg, executive vice president and general counsel ...More..

India's retail inflation rises to 3.81% in March
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

India's retail inflation rises to 3.81% in March

In terms of month-on-month data, Chinese inflation fell 0.3 per cent, as compared to the 0.2 per cent dip in February. Sterling crept up by around 0.14 per cent against the euro to 1.1731 following the news...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

One For Arthur wins Grand National at 14-1

Cause of Causes, under amateur Jamie Codd, managed to hold off the fast charging Saint Are, runner-up in 2015, whilst the favourite Blaklion was fourth giving the oldest jockey in the race, 41-year-old Noel Feh...More..

Syrian refugee in Jacksonville hopes airstrike will prompt change
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Syrian refugee in Jacksonville hopes airstrike will prompt change

I didn't see you raising your voice against President Obama's inaction in Syria that made us refugees get kicked out of Syria. Ivanka congratulated her father for "making hard decisions" and "refusing to acce...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Fed official: Bond holdings would be reduced gradually

Federal fiscal stimuli, analysts say, would cushion tighter financial conditions from interest rate increases and fewer bond purchases from the Fed. Those remittances are beginning to decline now that the centr...More..

US strikes in Syria 'aggression against sovereign state' - Russia
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

US strikes in Syria 'aggression against sovereign state' - Russia

President Donald Trump talks to journalists, members of the travel pool, on board of Air Force One during his trip to Palm Beach, Florida. "The United States attacked the territory of sovereign Syria". Turn...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Parliament passes four bills to pave way for GST July rollout

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday reflected on the Goods and Service Tax bill being passed in the Rajya Sabha and said that the government will give a final approval to the rules and rates on May 17-1...More..

NY lawmakers want budget vote, Cuomo says there's no deal
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

NY lawmakers want budget vote, Cuomo says there's no deal

State lawmakers are gearing up for another late night of energy drinks and emergency hotel reservations in an overtime slog to compromise on a five-day-late budget in Albany. "The problem is that the language t...More..

European Central Bank's Draghi says stimulus still needed
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

European Central Bank's Draghi says stimulus still needed

EUR AUD was also pressured by comments from ECB board member Peter Praet who also spoke in Frankfurt as he suggested that the central bank's ultra-low interest rates would likely remain in place well past the e...More..

Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.12 EPS
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.12 EPS

Jefferies Group LLC lowered their target price on shares of L Brands from $40.00 to $35.00 and set a "sell" rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, March 28th. Marietta Investment Partners LLC increased ...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

US Fed set to shrink balance sheet

In the wake of the Great Recession, the Fed began making massive purchases of government bonds and mortgage-backed securities, raising the demand for, and therefore the price of, those assets, and lowering thei...More..

Germany approves plan to punish social media for unchecked hate speech
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Germany approves plan to punish social media for unchecked hate speech

Germany already has some of the world's toughest hate speech laws covering defamation, slander, public incitement to commit crimes and threats of violence, backed up by prison sentences for Holocaust denial o...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Trump signs bill blocking online privacy regulation

Just to make sure Congress understood how unnecessary and "overreaching" those Obama-era rules were, the big broadband providers paid an average of $70,779 per Senator in campaign contributions and $26,129 ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Panera shares surge on report of possible sale

More than 4.8 million Panera shares changed hands Monday, almost 10 times the 30-day average. Monday's gains have pushed the company's market cap to $6.48 billion, up from about $6 billion even. Also, there are...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Today is Equal Pay Day

According to the Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average full-time working woman earns 20 percent less than the average full-time working man . At a working group hearing last week with comp...More..

Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses

The one of the orders focuses on a major review of the reasons behind USA ever-growing deficit, as the other addresses issues of related to antidumping and countervailing duties. "President Trump carried OH lar...More..

Europe looks ahead to 'damage control' Brexit talks
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Europe looks ahead to 'damage control' Brexit talks

Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, whose country holds the EU's six-month rotating presidency, meanwhile called for the fate of European Union citizens in Britain not to be used in the same way. Britain soug...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

North Korea gives strongest sign yet of Pyeongchang 2018 participation

Another worked for a North Korean trading company in Dalian, China, the U.S. Treasury said. Haley said she expects Trump and Xi to "talk very much about the responsibility that we believe China has - the fact...More..

Wintry mix continues this morning before ending this afternoon
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Wintry mix continues this morning before ending this afternoon

Denver is now under no watches or warnings, but we'll still get some heavy wet snow; however, the totals will be between two and five inches - if that - by Saturday at around noon. " Snowfall rates could be ...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Stocks end 1Q with solid gains after day of listless trading

Friday marks the end of the week, month and quarter. For the month, the Nasdaq rose 1.7%, its fifth straight advance - leaving it up more than 21% over the past 12 months. Following this morning's strong inf...More..

'Spain can veto Brexit deal applying to Gibraltar'
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

'Spain can veto Brexit deal applying to Gibraltar'

The clause says that once the UK leaves the bloc, "no agreement between the European Union and the United Kingdom may apply to the territory of Gibraltar without agreement between the Kingdom of Spain and...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

AT&T to build network for first responders

AT&T was the last company standing when the First Responder Network Authority told the other two bidders they were no longer being considered. "This step was part of the 9/11 Commission's recommendations o...More..

We have to fight Democrats in 2018 - and the Freedom Caucus
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

We have to fight Democrats in 2018 - and the Freedom Caucus

The tweets represented a bold strike against the most conservative members of the House GOP coalition, who often come from safe districts and are frequently impervious to pressure from party leaders. In his i...More..

Business Split on Transportation Tax Increase
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Business Split on Transportation Tax Increase

Republicans are against the governor's plan saying Californians already pay some of the highest gas taxes in the country. Owners of electric cars would not escape this fee, they would pay a $100 annual fee beca...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Oil prices rise as OPEC considers extending cuts

Currently, oil investors face conflicting reports regarding output. Another anonymous source suggested that the defacto OPEC leader Saudi Arabia is not happy with the return of shale oil and the kingdom...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Comcast to expand streaming service amid cord-cutting trend

In addition, Comcast will sell bigger bundles for Xfinity Instant TV that include cable networks like ESPN priced at up to $40 per month, and is looking to offer optional genre-channels packs for news, sports...More..

Park Forest's Easter Egg-Stravaganza to be Held on Saturday, April 8
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Park Forest's Easter Egg-Stravaganza to be Held on Saturday, April 8

Children who are unable to make the train ride are invited to participate in the Eisenhower Easter Egg Roll and Easter Egg Hunt. Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on April 15 at 8:30 a.m.at the Gwinnett H...More..

Facebook Messenger update helps you keep tabs on your friend's location
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Facebook Messenger update helps you keep tabs on your friend's location

Live Location is now rolling out globally to Facebook Messenger on Android and on iOS . Navigate to within a conversation and tap the location icon at the bottom, over the message box. Once activated,...More..

by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

J&J pulls ads from YouTube over 'offensive' videos

It wouldn't have been long until the issue of advertisements showing up by hostile substance spread from the United Kingdom to the US. The UK government has been researching the state of extremism on the web ...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Donald Trump Jr. criticizes London mayor following terror attacks

In the wake of last fall's New York City pressure cooker bombings, London Mayor Sadiq Khan said he'd had a "sleepless night". On Wednesday, two people died, a police officer was stabbed, and dozens of peopl...More..

Moscow becomes one of world's cities getting more expensive most quickly
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Moscow becomes one of world's cities getting more expensive most quickly

Almaty , in the central Asian country of Kazakhstan, is the cheapest city in the world . American cities have fallen down the rankings, too, although they still remain comparatively expensive compared with f...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Comey: There's No Evidence Obama Wiretapped Trump

The tweets came before Comey appeared in front of a House panel and confirmed for the first time the FBI is investigating possible Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 election. The White House has defended...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Brazil meatpackers accused of selling 'rotten' beef, chicken

The commission noted that the scandal had no direct link to the EU's free trade talks with South American bloc Mercosur and any future deal would be supposed to meet the EU's high regulatory requirements and fo...More..

NewsAlert: Ontario man wanted for first degree murder in boy's death
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

NewsAlert: Ontario man wanted for first degree murder in boy's death

According to police, Kuijer then drove to an RBC bank branch in St Catherines and stabbed a female employee. Police say Kuijer is armed and risky and are urging the public to contact them if they have any inf...More..

Syrian rebels, civilians begin leaving Homs district in deal with govt
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Syrian rebels, civilians begin leaving Homs district in deal with govt

The Homs Media Center, an activist group, is reporting that 2,000 residents, including 400 rebel fighters, have left Al-Waer and are heading to Jarablus in the Aleppo countryside. "Syrian police, Russian mili...More..

US Equities Slide as Health-Care, Utility Stocks Decline
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

US Equities Slide as Health-Care, Utility Stocks Decline

Japan's Nikkei 225 is down 0.2 percent Wednesday while Germany's DAX is 0.1 percent higher. US stocks added to gains, while Treasury yields fell and the dollar weakened on Wednesday, after the Federal Reserve...More..