Economy

Yates on Trump's travel ban: 'Arguments have to be based on truth'

Yates' testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on crime and terrorism was the first time she'd disclosed publicly what she told White House officials about Flynn's interaction with Kislyak. United States media outlets have repeatedly accused Trump and his associates of allegedly having ties with Russian Federation, which could have contributed to the politician's victory in ... [Full Article...]

Sean Spicer protects Flynn, smears Yates at White House briefing

Sean Spicer protects Flynn, smears Yates at White House briefing Both Yates and former director of national intelligence James Clapper, who testified alongside Yates, said they weren't the ones that unmasked Flynn or leaked it to the press. Yates said she could not answer the question because it "would require me to reveal classified information". "Of course" she was not on the Supreme Court, she said. [Full Article...]

Hamas elects Haniyeh as new political chief: spokesman

For his first appearance as Hamas leader, Haniyeh chose a symbol of elusive Palestinian unity - a solidarity tent where several political factions are represented, including Hamas and the Fatah movement of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. [Full Article...]

Judge agrees to toss Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction

Judge agrees to toss Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction His suicide came just five days after he was acquitted in a double slaying in 2012. The murder conviction of Aaron Hernandez , seen here during a 2013 court hearing, was thrown out because he died before an appeal could be heard. Hernandez's lead attorney in his recent double murder trial, Jose Baez, has pledged to do an independent investigation into his death. This comes less than a month sin... [Full Article...]

HUDCO opens bidding for initial public offer

HUDCO opens bidding for initial public offer HUDCO's issue comprises of offer for sale (OFS) of up to 20.41 crore equity shares by the promoter, the Government of India (GoI). The company has priced its IPO, which will fetch the government Rs 1,224 crore, between Rs 56 and Rs 60. Motilal Oswal said, " Hudco's AUM has compounded at 9% CAGR from Rs 30,011.8 crore in FY14 to Rs 35,664.9 crore in FY16". Cholamandalam Investment and Finance C... [Full Article...]

Hernandez Lawyers Seek to Erase Murder Conviction

Hernandez Lawyers Seek to Erase Murder Conviction Hernandez was serving a life sentence without parole for the 2013 murder of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. Prosecutors sought to prevent the abatement, arguing that Hernandez's suicide was a deliberate forfeiture of his appeal. [Full Article...]

Euro Losing Ground Against Dollar Over Lack Of Fresh Catalysts

Euro Losing Ground Against Dollar Over Lack Of Fresh Catalysts It also jumped to a one-year high of 124.58 yen EURJPY=. The safe-haven Japanese yen, having earlier fallen to a seven-week low against the dollar, also changed course and was last up 0.1 percent at 112.56 per dollar. That said , world stocks, as measured by MSCI's 46-country world index held close to a record high as the main measure of Asia-Pacific shares, excluding Japan, rose 0.8 percent. [Full Article...]

Oil prices fall due to consistent increase in U.S. output

It expects total output for 2018 to rise to almost 10 million bpd, with most of that coming from the increase to the 2017 forecasts. Oil prices rose on Tuesday, but faced headwinds from concern over slowing demand and the rise in USA crude output that has shaken investors' faith in the ability of OPEC to rebalance the market. [Full Article...]

Brokers Change Their Target Price On Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK)

Brokers Change Their Target Price On Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) FMR LLC raised its position in shares of Duke Energy Corp by 139.9% in the fourth quarter. The Relative Volume value measured for Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) is 0.76. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 17th. Breton Hill Capital has 2.24% invested in Duke Energy Corp (NYSE: DUK ). COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This news story was first reported by Transcript Daily and ... [Full Article...]

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

A number of other research firms also recently commented on WFC. Looking at this figure it suggests that the shares of Bank of America Corporation (BAC) may be overvalued, however, this can also depend upon the situation of the market; if the market is strong then it could suggest that Bank of America Corporation (BAC) is a good investment, however if the market is weaker then it could suggest tha... [Full Article...]

OPEC Plans To Extend Limits

Oil prices rose on Monday as talk of further supply cuts by major OPEC exporters outweighed the prospect of higher US production as a drilling boom spreads across North America. Saudi Arabia's OPEC Governor Adeeb Al-Aama told media on Friday. Reuters reported that OPEC and its non-OPEC partners were considering an extension to the current deal, which comprises an output cut of 1.8 million ... [Full Article...]

Granit Xhaka vows to maintain his style of play despite discipline concerns

The pattern of Arsenal retaining possession and Manchester United sitting deep began to take shape, setting a slower tempo for the first half. Mourinho made a number of changes to his starting XI for United's clash with Arsenal on Sunday which included a full debut for defender Tuanzebe. [Full Article...]

Emma Watson wears Forevermark earrings at the MTV Movie Awards

Emma Watson wears Forevermark earrings at the MTV Movie Awards She further added that for her acting is about the ability to put oneself into someone else's shoes and that doesn't need to be separated into two different categories. "Thank you [Asia] for educating me in such an inclusive, patient and loving way". Sanders said: "This award is bigger than Jharrel and I. This represents more than a kiss". [Full Article...]

Analysts At Scotia Capital Maintained Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) As Hold

Analysts At Scotia Capital Maintained Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) As Hold Oilfield services company Baker Hughes in its weekly rig count report , which reflects exploration and production activity, showed counts in Oklahoma are twice as high as they were at this point previous year. Analysts' mean recommendation for Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK ) stands at 2.80. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This story was first reported by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS... [Full Article...]

Target aims to bring household essentials to your front door

Target aims to bring household essentials to your front door According to the company, the new program, which was named Target Restock, will include over 8,000 items, including household essential such as laundry detergent, paper towel, and nonperishable food. Orders place by 1:30 p.m. will arrive the next business day, Target said. "There are lots of logistics we want to figure out", he said. Target's decision to try out next-day delivery comes at a ti... [Full Article...]

China's President Xi says to uphold global climate deal

Macron won a landslide victory against nationalist Marine Le Pen in Sunday's election, and promised to reform the country's labor laws and double-down on promises to fight global warming. 'President Trump emphasised his desire to work closely with President-elect Macron in confronting shared challenges, and noted the long and robust history of cooperation between the United States and its oldest... [Full Article...]

Top Trump advisers to discuss pulling out from climate deal

Top Trump advisers to discuss pulling out from climate deal Trump is trying to determine whether to withdraw from the so-called Paris agreement, which is backed by the majority of the worldwide community. What: The Peoples Climate Movement will flood the lobby of Trump Hotel early in the morning with a massive wake-up call to the president. [Full Article...]

Trump's Lawyers Want the Courts to Ignore His Muslim Ban Comments

Trump's Lawyers Want the Courts to Ignore His Muslim Ban Comments President Donald Trump's amended travel ban will face a key test on Monday, when a United States appeals court is set to take on a case that has stymied the administration's controversial efforts to bar travelers from six Muslim-majority countries. [Full Article...]

The Amazon Echo Show is the first Echo with a built-in display

The device allows people to use their voice, and Amazon's voice assistant Alexa, to get answers to questions, turn on lights, order goods from Amazon.com, and request an Uber auto for pickup. Google's Home device commands a market share of just 24%. Amazon .com, Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) and its Amazon Echo line of smart speakers are doing a good job of dominating the tech news lately. [Full Article...]

Nordic American Tanker Ltd (NAT) Downgraded by Vetr Inc. to Buy

Nordic American Tanker Ltd (NAT) Downgraded by Vetr Inc. to Buy Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 533,046 shares of the shipping company's stock worth $4,477,000 after buying an additional 110,172 shares in the last quarter. On average, equities analysts expect that Nordic American Tanker Ltd will post ($0.13) EPS for the current fiscal year. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 22nd will be paid a $0.20 dividend. [Full Article...]


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