Economy

Trump urges Mideast nations to drive out 'Islamic extremism'

Trump urges Mideast nations to drive out 'Islamic extremism' A key part of that strategy, O'Connell said , will be arms deals such as the one Trump announced with the Saudis this weekend , to provide the country with $110 billion in tanks, fighter jets, combat ships and the THAAD missile defense system. [Full Article...]

Ethiopia's Tedros elected first African Director-General of WHO

Ethiopia's Tedros elected first African Director-General of WHO The new head of the World Health Organization says his "central priority" will be working to achieve universal health coverage, while pledging to "provide value for money" and reform the United Nations agency. Nine others either were in arrears on their dues or not represented at the gathering. As health minister, he drew praise for strengthening Ethiopia's health care workforce. [Full Article...]

Manchester bombing victim, 8, was "a beautiful little girl"

Manchester bombing victim, 8, was The New York Times reports Callander was a health and social care student at Runshaw College in Lancashire who adored pop music. "Saffie was simply a handsome little girl in every aspect of the word", Chris Upton, headteacher at Tarleton Community Primary School, said. [Full Article...]

Turkey: Man detained on US plane just wanted 1st class seat

Turkey: Man detained on US plane just wanted 1st class seat The man scowled, took the laptop and opened it and closed it and then tried to sit in another first-class seat, Mark Basden said . "Two Pacific Command F-22 Raptors from the Hawaii Air National Guard scrambled this morning in response to a reported disturbance on a civilian airliner making an approach to Honolulu International Airport", U.S. [Full Article...]

Saudi oil minister expects extension of production cut deal

The reason: the timing of the blockbuster IPO of Saudi Arabian Oil Co., people familiar with the matter said . But that price factors in the market's expectations of what will emerge from this week's discussion. "We therefore still expect to see a Brent oil price of less than $50 a barrel at the end of the year", the German bank said in a research note. Iraq , which was a major holdout in ... [Full Article...]

Macron wins Merkel backing for bid to shake up Europe

Macron wins Merkel backing for bid to shake up Europe Mrs Merkel has praised Mr Macron's embrace of European unity but has offered few concrete details about the way forward for German-French relations. In a sign that she was prepared to discuss far-reaching changes to. In Berlin, Mr Macron declined to answer a question about his new prime minister, only saying the choice of Mr Philippe was part of the new political landscape he was promoting. [Full Article...]

Sam Mendes in talks to direct Disney's live-action Pinocchio

Sam Mendes in talks to direct Disney's live-action Pinocchio Disney just keeps tearing through their vault of animated classics in order to bring younger audiences live-action remakes of the movies that their parents fell in love with when they were kids. As we hear more, we'll let you know... While they may not be a straight reboot, it is also working on a Cruella De Vil-centric 101 Dalmatians spin-off, with Academy Award victor Emma Stone is on board t... [Full Article...]

Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of The Coca-Cola Company (KO) The company has grown 13.58% in past 3 months and in the last five trades has moved down -0.16%. Coca now has $191.66 billion valuation. The company has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $44.54. The rating was downgraded by Zacks on Monday, August 24 to "Buy". 04/26/2017 - Coca-Cola Company (The) had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. [Full Article...]

Everything You Need to Know About Ford's New CEO

Hackett , current head of Ford Smart Mobility LLC , a subsidiary of the company. Before joining Ford , Hackett was the chief executive of Steelcase , a MI furniture company, for about two decades. "He's a true visionary who brings a unique, human-centred leadership approach to our culture, products and services that will unlock the potential of our people and our business". [Full Article...]

China, Russia to jointly build wide-body passenger jets

China, Russia to jointly build wide-body passenger jets Jin Zhuanglong, president of COMAC, said: "The launch of the company signals an important step of the wide-body project". "We will cooperate sincerely with UAC, unite as one, and strive to make the. COMAC's statement said the aircraft will be able to seat 280 passengers and have a range of 12,000 kilometres (7,450 miles). However we can be certain Airbus will have plenty to show off with its A... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia, Russia push to extend oil output cuts until March 2018

Brent crude was US$51.88 per barrel at 2.55pm Singapore time, up 2.1 per cent from its last close, at a level last seen early this month. Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation agreed to extend the current 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) crude supply cut for another nine months, which was scheduled to end next month. [Full Article...]

In Riyadh speech, Trump says India has 'suffered repeated barbaric attacks'

Zarif's comments came after Trump , who was on a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia , urged Arab and Islamic leaders to unite and defeat extremists and "isolate" Iran . According to Mr Trump, "95% of the victims of terrorist attacks are themselves Muslims". "Terrorism is sponsored through groups like Hizbollah, by Iran, but there are also Sunni Islamic terrorist groups that the Iranians are fig... [Full Article...]

US says Fiat Chrysler used software to beat emissions tests

US says Fiat Chrysler used software to beat emissions tests Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. ( FCAU ) stock price distance from twenty day simple moving average slumped at -4.35% while its distance from fifty day simple moving average declined -2.51% along with 18.37% above distance from two hundred simple moving averages. [Full Article...]

Budget seeks end to subsidized student loans, forgiveness

Budget seeks end to subsidized student loans, forgiveness As with many areas of President Donald Trump's budget , the decision to get rid of the subsidized student loan program would appear to contradict the promises he made during his campaign. Under the program, the remainder of a student's debt is forgiven after he or she makes 120 qualifying payments, or typically after 10 years. These programs help narrow gaps in enrollment and degree attainmen... [Full Article...]

Here's how the world reacted to Trump's Saudi Arabia visit

Trump said Muslim nations must deny all territory and sanctuary to terrorists; cut off their financing; and battle for hearts and souls by undermining terrorist recruitment and radicalism. Trump described the struggle against Islamic extremists as a "battle between good and evil". Trump's harder stance on Iran is also in part due to his hope to unite Sunni-majority Muslim nations together a... [Full Article...]

Taiwan court rules in favour of gay marriage in Asia first

Taiwan court rules in favour of gay marriage in Asia first Taiwan's constitutional court has ruled that same-sex couples have the right to legally marry, in the first such ruling to be handed down in an Asian country. For the first time ever, the judiciary will release the decision simultaneously in Chinese and English, an indication of the level of worldwide interest. [Full Article...]

Trump's $4 trillion budget arrives on Capitol Hill

At the direction of Defense Secretary James Mattis, the Pentagon is carrying out a broad budget and strategy review and experts said this budget is more of a placeholder until that is complete. "If you are on food stamps, we need you to go to work". -The Poor, Part II: Trump's budget would cut the food stamp program by $191 billion over the next decade. [Full Article...]

The Sickening Manchester Attack

There are five level of terrorist threat - "low", "moderate", "substantial", "severe" and " critical ". Extra police officers have been put on duty in London in the wake of the attack . "There's a lot of good people with Manchester who help us out and we need to give back too". Her stepfather said Olivia liked to sing herself. [Full Article...]

Frontier Communications Corp (FTR) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.04

The average investor might not have the time to monitor every single tick of a given stock, but taking a look at historical performance may help provide some valuable insight on where the stock may be trending in the future. Mu Investments sold 104,620 shares as Oracle (ORCL)'s stock rose 5.35%. If the average volume is low then the liquidity is low which means it is hard to buy or sell the stock ... [Full Article...]

New Jersey's Newark Airport reopens after plane engine fire

New Jersey's Newark Airport reopens after plane engine fire The tired travelers aboard the United Airlines flight reportedly arrived in New Jersey past 2 a.m. on Monday, an additional 8 hours tacked onto their travel time. United Airlines Flight 1579 bound for San Francisco halted its take-off as it was taxiing on the runway, local media reported . The unidentified passenger reportedly asked to be upgraded to first class, but when his request was den... [Full Article...]


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