Stories about Finance

May 19 2017

Nikki Haley Vows to 'Call out' Countries Backing North Korea

While North Korea's dictator Kim Jong-un has frequently employed confrontational rhetoric towards perceived enemies, "If Kim Jong-un decides to use the weapons pre-emptiv...

May 19 2017

White House crisis fears extend dollar's losses

More pertinent stats are April's retail sales figures from across the pond, the distraction certainly needed as uncertainty continues to grip the markets on what's next f...

May 19 2017

Pemberton Music Festival Canceled, No Automatic Refunds for Attendees

However, determining if a refund is applicable will not be known for several weeks. As Pemberton Music Festival is "now in bankruptcy", it says it has no ability to p...

May 19 2017

Rare snail left on shelf after a love triangle

Tragically for Jeremy, the two other snails, called Lefty and Tomeu, preferred to mate with each other and have now produced three clutches of eggs between them. He even ...

May 19 2017

Senate committee wants Comey to testify

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Trump had not passed on any secrets to Lavrov. White House counsel represent the institution of the presidency, ...

May 19 2017

Emmanuel Macron Eyes Legislative Elections after Landslide Win

The President-elect will attend a party board meeting Monday afternoon. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday expressed readiness for constructive joint work and n...

May 19 2017

Alibaba reveals $6 billion share buyback as misses EPS forecast

Further, Chinese consumption remains strong, but the world's second-largest economy showed signs of cooling as retail sales and industrial output growth sputtered in Apri...

May 19 2017

FedEx confirms it was hit by global malware attack

The home secretary said most NHS systems were back to normal after the cyber attack that left the service crippled. And NHS Digital has said there is no evidence pa...

May 19 2017

Putin congratulates new French president in call

At the same time , Merkel will not want to press her new partner too hard, analysts said. Both leaders suggested they were prepared to change European treaties if need...

May 19 2017

Brazil's Temer denies corruption charges

The ongoing scandal deepened at dawn on Thursday as police searched the Rio de Janeiro home and Brasilia office of Senator Aecio Neves, who almost won the presidency in 2...

May 19 2017

United Airlines buying naming rights to L.A. Memorial Coliseum

A 15-year, $70 million plus L.A. Coliseum naming rights deal was reported by Sports Business Journal on Thursday. As of now, an official name for the stadium - and how ...

May 19 2017

Corruption case: Brazil President Michel Temer refuses to resign

BRASILIA, BRAZIL-Brazil's government plunged into crisis on Thursday, after a newspaper report alleged that President Michel Temer had condoned a bribe to a politician ...

May 19 2017

Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 4.02 percent

The shorter term, popular 15 year fixed rate mortgage interest rates are listed at 3.375% at the bank with an April of 3.500%. Rates on adjustable five-year loans decli...

May 19 2017

What's at stake in Trump's push to rewrite NAFTA

The new version strips out the earlier harsh antitrade rhetoric about the problems with Nafta, gives more prominence to the role of Congress - and is considerably shorter...

May 19 2017

ACLU Files to Get Comey's Memo on Trump Conversation

Hoeven previously said the timing of Comey's firing was questionable. The ACLU has also called for the appointment of a special prosecutor and the creation of a selec...

May 19 2017

Iran votes in head-to-head between diplomacy and resistance

But she eventually chose to vote for Rouhani, she said, because former president Mohammad Khatami, spiritual leader of the pro-reform movement, had publicly backed him. M...

May 19 2017

Ford to cut 1400 jobs in North America, Asia

But Ford and other USA automakers also have been under pressure from President Donald Trump to create U.S.jobs. Ford has about 30,000 salaried workers in the United State...

May 19 2017

Macron to defend climate deal to Trump

White House advisers have postponed a crucial meeting on the Paris climate agreement as the Trump White House has yet to confirm where they stand on the accord. The mee...

May 19 2017

Salesforce Lifts Outlook As Q1 Earnings Beat The Street

Since the beta is greater than 1, it can be interpreted that the stock is theoretically more volatile than the market - something traders will surely be keeping an eye on...

May 19 2017

Analysts Recommendations Encana Corporation (ECA)

Encana Corporation (ECA ) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.11 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.03. However the company ...