Economy

US Treasury rejects Exxon Mobil request to drill in Russia

Sen. John McCain, a Republican, asked "Are they insane?" when news of the waiver application broke. The company's request would have permitted it to resume drilling in the Black Sea together with Russian oil producer Rosneft, which is majority owned by the government of Vladimir Putin. [Full Article...]

Rains help winter wheat, delay corn planting in Kansas

Rains help winter wheat, delay corn planting in Kansas With corn only a limited Chinese import, the Value-Added Tax change was not seen as having such a big impact on world prices of the grain. And even after all the corn is planted, the market might not be clued in to the realized acreage shifts right away, at least not by USDA's June estimates. [Full Article...]

Russia Blocks US-Drafted UN Statement Condemning North Korea Tests

Russia Blocks US-Drafted UN Statement Condemning North Korea Tests Punishment and purges are the consequences for party leaders who can not bring in funds from China, according to Lee. Trump said he has held out the prospect of a better trade deal with China if it helps solve the North Korea problem. Beijing also does not want a full-blown conflict to erupt as would happen if the USA were to preemptively strike Pyongyang. The U.S. wants Beijing to do more, po... [Full Article...]

Manchester United partners with the new Facebook augmented reality developer platform

There is also a virtual selfie-stick which lets you capture selfies of your VR avatars and whatever you are doing in VR so that you can share your experiences with those who were outside the space . "VR is a technology that gives us something no other technology has before - a magical feeling of presence, the sense that we're really there together even when we're apart", said head of social VR... [Full Article...]

Ontario housing measures aimed at renters, buyers

Ontario housing measures aimed at renters, buyers The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales last month hit a record high.The association says home sales over its Multiple Listings Service system increased by 1.1 per cent in March to top the previous monthly record set in April 2016. [Full Article...]

US President, VP ignorant of Korea's sensibilities?

The Mount Fuji Dialogue, an influential Japan-U.S. forum, presented Pence with its inaugural Global Leadership Award to honor his efforts as governor of IN to attract Japanese businesses. "GIs hurled fully armed MPs of the South Korean puppet army into perpetrating such risky provocations as aiming at" North Korea's side of the demilitarized zone, said the statement from the Korean Central News Ag... [Full Article...]

Finance leaders downplay differences with Trump over trade

Finance leaders downplay differences with Trump over trade President Trump was elected on the campaign promise of strengthening US borders and combating globalization. Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso sought to downplay concerns about rising protectionism, saying that he believed free trade, which has fueled global growth since the end of World War II, would be upheld but perhaps with some changes. [Full Article...]

Oil futures fall sharply after data shows USA gasoline build

Oil futures fall sharply after data shows USA gasoline build Brent crude futures were up 27 cents at $55.16 a barrel at 1106 GMT, while USA crude futures were up 20 cents at $52.61. Amid rising optimism about where oil prices are going, the EIA reported a 1-million-barrel draw in crude oil inventories for the week to April 14, just a day after the American Petroleum Institute estimated commercial oil inventories had fallen by a modest 840,000 bpd bu... [Full Article...]

Le Pen slips behind Macron in French election race

FN vice-president Florian Philippot responded to Cazeneuve on Twitter , saying the prime minister should "have resigned a long time ago for his incoherence and lack of rigour". "It is now for the French people to express their will in these elections". We also can not be sure what the mood will be between the first and second rounds or which stories will define the campaign's final stretch. [Full Article...]

Verizon's profit sinks as it loses wireless subscribers

Verizon's profit sinks as it loses wireless subscribers Best time to invest in stock market is when things are on odd side, and it's not easy how to pick stocks. Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.5775 per share. This represents a $2.31 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.72%. [Full Article...]

Citizens Financial Group Inc (CFG) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts

Citizens Financial Group Inc (CFG) Receives Average Recommendation of Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $40.00 price objective on shares of Citizens Financial Group and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Tuesday, April 4th. Sales growth past 5 years was measured at 0.30%. Henderson Group PLC now owns 495,854 shares of the company's stock worth $12,250,000 after buying an additional 71,208 shares in the last quarter. [Full Article...]

Analyst Stock Ratings: Range Resources Corporation (RRC), The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

Analyst Stock Ratings: Range Resources Corporation (RRC), The Walt Disney Company (DIS) Hsbc Holdings PLC raised its position in shares of Antero Resources Corp by 4.3% in the third quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 3,590 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock worth $139,000 after buying an additional 1,423 shares during the last quarter. [Full Article...]

Canadian government introduces legislation to legalize marijuana

Canadian government introduces legislation to legalize marijuana Under the Cannabis Act , Canadians would be able to buy marijuana at legal retail outlets or receive them through a licensed producer in the mail. The legislation, once passed, would allow police to use what she called "oral fluid screening devices" to check for marijuana impairment, while also creating brand new driving offences for those caught driving while impaired by pot. [Full Article...]

Rogers Communications Declares 48 Cents per Share Quarterly Dividend

Rogers Communications Declares 48 Cents per Share Quarterly Dividend He said Rogers has made some "inroads" on customer service in recent years, adding, "There's definitely more work to do, but there are signs of good progress". The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, July 4th. The share price of Rogers Communication, Inc. On top of operational decisions, investors will be waiting for Rogers under Mr. [Full Article...]

Facebook Killer's Ex-Girlfriend Meets Victim's Family: 'I Feel Bad'

Facebook Killer's Ex-Girlfriend Meets Victim's Family: 'I Feel Bad' The ex-girlfriend of suspected Cleveland Facebook murderer Steve Stephens met and embraced loved ones of the man Stephens allegedly shot and killed on Tuesday, hours after the fugitive ended his own life while on the run. (Cleveland Police via AP, File). But he says these searches can take days, weeks or even longer. The employee called state police as the manager and owner went to the window to... [Full Article...]

Stock On Watchlist: Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FULT) Price Target Watch

Stock On Watchlist: Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FULT) Price Target Watch With a total market value of $0, Regions Financial Corp has price-earnings ratio of 15.51 with a one year low of $7.80 and a one year high of $16.03. Several other analysts also recently commented on FULT. State Street Corp now owns 8,065,027 shares of the bank's stock valued at $151,626,000 after buying an additional 845,682 shares during the period. [Full Article...]

Tile Shop Holdings, Inc

Tile Shop Holdings, Inc Citigroup maintained the shares of TTS in report on Tuesday, July 19 with "Neutral" rating. Recently the stock has been recommended as Buy from 2 and 0 suggested Sell for the stock. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This news story was first posted by Transcript Daily and is the property of of Transcript Daily. If you are viewing this article on another site, it was illegally copied and republished in ... [Full Article...]

Busch and Gibbs team hope for breakthrough at Bristol

Busch and Gibbs team hope for breakthrough at Bristol Nine drivers ended up missing qualifying, which by some could be viewed as an advantage as the cars get to start on fresh tires. "We're actually potty training right now", Larson said to the Weaver bunch, drawing a round of giggles from the students who gleefully held up their cellphones to record every word from the driver. [Full Article...]

United Airlines changes policy following backlash over violently dragging off man

Immediately following its recent crisis-in which a passenger was forcibly removed after refusing to give up his seat-the airline said that it needed the seats to accommodate its commuting crew members. A United Airlines Boeing 737-800 and United Airlines A320 Airbus on seen approach to San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, California. [Full Article...]

British PM May says June election result 'not certain' despite front-runner status

British PM May says June election result 'not certain' despite front-runner status The result easily surpasses the two-thirds majority of the 650 lawmakers needed to trigger an early vote. SNP Westminster leader Angus Robertson called on the Prime Minister to condemn newspaper headlines suggesting the election was an opportunity to "crush the saboteurs" of Brexit. [Full Article...]


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