Donald Trump to meet Mitt Romney as a possible secretary of state

During the primary, however, Romney and Trump didn't have many nice things to say about each other. Romney also actively sought to recruit a third-party candidate to carry the conservative banner into the 2016 general election and continued to leve... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
Oil rig count spikes by 19
by | Saturday, November 19, 2016

Oil rig count spikes by 19

After peaking at 1,609 in October 2014, low oil prices put downward pressure on production and the rig count receded. The. The firm's 50-day moving average price is $54.41 and its 200 day moving average price i...More..

by | Saturday, November 19, 2016

Trump May Offer Secretary of State to Mitt Romney, Former Republican Nominee

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images News/Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, delivers a speech as Republican president-elect Donald Trump looks on ...More..

Dollar index rises to 14-year high, pullback expected
by | Friday, November 18, 2016

Dollar index rises to 14-year high, pullback expected

The benchmark 10-year Treasury yield US10YT=RR surged above 2 percent this week to its highest since December. "Broad gains are clearly meeting more resistance, as a December Fed hike is now 95 percent discou...More..

Disney World using 300 drones in new holiday light show
by | Friday, November 18, 2016

Disney World using 300 drones in new holiday light show

Because the system's algorithms control the choreography and optimize the flight path, the entire fleet of 300 Shooting Star drones can be controlled by a single computer and operator - a feat that could have l...More..

by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Obama: Trump committed to upholding North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Obama's words are being watched closely by world leaders who see parallels between Trump's election and the rise of far-right movements in their own countries amid continued economic anxiety. Other prominent e...More..

Twitter suspends several alt-right accounts
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Twitter suspends several alt-right accounts

The alt-right is a movement of people in America whose core belief is that "white identity" is under attack by multicultural forces . Among those suspended by Twitter was Richard Spencer , who operates th...More..

Let Co-op Banks participate in note exchange: Patnaik to Modi
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Let Co-op Banks participate in note exchange: Patnaik to Modi

Asked about whether the new Rs 500 notes will be available at the ATMs, Mohanty said, "We have not received that many of Rs 500 notes, so that banks can keep them in their ATMs". Narendrasinh Vaghela, a Bopalba...More..

by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

United Kingdom delivers surprise drop in inflation

Build up inflation rate in the financial year so far was 4.34% compared to a build up rate of 0.45% in the corresponding period of the previous year. In the second consecutive month of decline, wholesale infl...More..

Ford CEO says production plans on track despite election
by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Ford CEO says production plans on track despite election

But Ford also said that it planned to replace the products it makes in Wayne with two new vehicles, and insisted there would be no jobs lost. Mr. Trump has also vowed to impose steep tariffs on Ford if the De...More..

Boeing to Consolidate Defense Sites, Cutting 500 Jobs
by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Boeing to Consolidate Defense Sites, Cutting 500 Jobs

Aerospace giant Boeing Co. will move 1,600 jobs from its Huntington Beach facility to locations in Los Angeles County over the next four years, the company said Tuesday. "These steps will help us be a stronge...More..

by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Facebook, Google changing ad policies to halt fake news

It could give sites a bigger incentive to get things right or risk losing a valuable source of revenue. Google started this week with an announcement that they are working on a policy change that will help ...More..

Dow closes at record high for fourth straight session
by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Dow closes at record high for fourth straight session

It didn't take long for the markets to rebound, as investors assessed the President-Elect's pro-business platform, which includes lowering corporate tax rates that would allow multinationals to repatriate overs...More..

Jayalalithaa's infection under control, she can leave: Apollo Hospitals
by | Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Jayalalithaa's infection under control, she can leave: Apollo Hospitals

In a relief to the party workers, who were concerned about her health, the AIADMK general secretary said, "I am waiting to discharge my duties after I recover fully with the help of the almighty". her discharge...More..

by | Monday, November 14, 2016

Gareth Southgate: I've loved being England manager

They've shown elements of what they're capable of individually and collectively. "I think for all our defenders that is what we want to encourage". England have far better players available to them and Scot...More..

by | Sunday, November 13, 2016

Albany Veterans Day Parade Draws Thousands

Rose Post 7635, American Legion, Manuel M. Lopes Post 240, and their respective auxiliaries. "So, it means a lot", Veteran Edmund Skura said. "All of us would say we'll never get it even if we stay alive". On...More..

by | Sunday, November 13, 2016

Many sized up for Trump administration have Washington ties

President-elect Donald Trump announced his transition team on Friday, and it features a slew of prominent business leaders who supported the Republican during his campaign. FILE - In this November 3, 2016 file ...More..

by | Saturday, November 12, 2016

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday

In the United States, stocks fluctuated in whipsaw trading with the Dow Jones Industrial Average spinning near a record, as investors speculate how Mr Trump's policies will impact the economy and interest rates...More..

Senate GOP leader says he asked Trump to back Keystone
by | Saturday, November 12, 2016

Senate GOP leader says he asked Trump to back Keystone

He added that his position may surprise some, the CBC reported . The Keystone XL was created to link existing pipeline networks in Canada and the United States to bring crude from Alberta and North Dakota ...More..

by | Friday, November 11, 2016

Muni Bond Week in Review: Yields jump like crazy

USA inflation expectations as measured by five-year inflation swap contracts jumped in the wake of Trump's victory to 2.38 percent on Wednesday - the highest level since July last year - from 2.24 percent the d...More..

'Not My President': Donald Trump Victory Results In Powerful New Twitter Hashtag
by | Friday, November 11, 2016

'Not My President': Donald Trump Victory Results In Powerful New Twitter Hashtag

Mr Trump secured wins in the key states of Florida, Michigan, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and swing state OH, ending the election with 279 electoral votes to Hillary Clinton's 218. Trending ha...More..

by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Global markets tank as US election results shock

The Stoxx Europe 600 index was down 2.2 per cent, while Germany's main DAX index opened 2.9 per cent lower. The markets paused yesterday as voting began in the US, but over the course of the day, began showin...More..

by | Monday, November 07, 2016

India is Britain's Closest Friend: Theresa May

May, accompanied by trade ministers Liam Fox and Greg Hands and around 40 business representatives mainly from small- and medium-sized technology and healthcare firms, will address a technology summit, have a w...More..

Trump to make brief stop Sunday in Twin Cities
by | Monday, November 07, 2016

Trump to make brief stop Sunday in Twin Cities

Trump struggled in west MI despite dominating the state's Republican primary, failing to win over some of the region's more traditional conservatives. The rally was arranged at the last minute. "If we deliver...More..

Remains found in East Texas believed to be missing 10-year-old
by | Monday, November 07, 2016

Remains found in East Texas believed to be missing 10-year-old

Family members say one minute they were praying, the next minute, Kayla was gone. Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith says firefighters Sunday recovered the body of Kayla Gomez-Orozco of Tyler from a well beside...More..

Clinton focuses on pushing turnout headed into Election Day
by | Monday, November 07, 2016

Clinton focuses on pushing turnout headed into Election Day

Obama won the state by just 74,000 votes out of almost 8.5 million cast in 2012 , defeating GOP nominee Mitt Romney by less than 1 percentage point. "Six days of voting in one week is enough". In Guilford Coun...More..

Time Warner Crushes Q3 Estimates as AT&T Takeover Looms
by | Friday, November 04, 2016

Time Warner Crushes Q3 Estimates as AT&T Takeover Looms

Brean Capital restated a buy rating on shares of Time Warner in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. The company's Market capitalization is $67.90 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 777.84 million. The ...More..

by | Friday, November 04, 2016

Applications for jobless aid hit highest level since August

Filings for unemployment benefits have been below 300,000 for 87 straight weeks - the longest streak since 1970 and a level typical for a healthy labor market. One year ago, the metro area's unemployment rate w...More..

Markets Right Now: S&P 500 extends losing streak to 8 days
by | Friday, November 04, 2016

Markets Right Now: S&P 500 extends losing streak to 8 days

The S&P 500 shed 9.27 points, or 0.4%, to 2,088.66, led by technology shares as a steep drop in Facebook Inc. weighed on the broader sector. Investors like certainty, which means they generally favor a Clin...More..

by | Thursday, November 03, 2016

India manufacturing output soars to 22-month high in October

After falling to 52.1 in September, PMI rose to 54.4 in October. The Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) showed output reached 54.3 in October, down from 55.5 in September, and bel...More..

Elon poll: Presidential, governor races 'too close to call' in NC
by | Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Elon poll: Presidential, governor races 'too close to call' in NC

The fact that no candidate lost points means that Independent voters are starting to settle on their candidate, and for 5.7 percent of voters, that candidate is Donald Trump. The battleground state feels more p...More..

by | Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Eastbourne MP 'very disappointed' at airport expansion decision

This is just one of a series of major infrastructure investments that will create jobs and opportunities for every part of the UK. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said the decision was "truly momentous" an...More..

Tesla Posts Surprise Profit as Musk Readies for SolarCity Merger
by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Tesla Posts Surprise Profit as Musk Readies for SolarCity Merger

In late trading Wednesday, this profit pushed Tesla's shares upmore than 4% after they dropped 16% this year. It turns out making electric, semi-autonomous vehicles can be profitable with Elon Musk's Te...More..

Comprehensive Stock Analysis of: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC)
by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Comprehensive Stock Analysis of: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC)

Marathon Petroleum Corp . has a 12-month low of $29.24 and a 12-month high of $59.99. There are now 528,759,000 shares in issue with a current share value of 42.1 giving Marathon Petroleum a market capitali...More..

by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Seahawks' Earl Thomas hugs ref in TD celebration, gets flagged

Drew Brees completed 27 of 35 passes for 265 yards, including a go-ahead 2-yard slant to Brandin Cooks in the fourth quarter, to lift the New Orleans Saints to a 25-20 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunda...More..

Tesla's Powerwall 2 packs over twice the energy storage
by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Tesla's Powerwall 2 packs over twice the energy storage

Glaringly absent from the presentation was when (or even if) Tesla and SolarCity will sell and manufacture these solar roofs , or how much the roofs will cost. Powerwall 2 will be available at some point in ...More..

Pence visits firebombed Republican office in North Carolina
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Pence visits firebombed Republican office in North Carolina

Mike Pence is predicting Wednesday's final presidential debate will revolve around "bigger things" facing the nation, rather than controversies surrounding Hillary Clinton. During the vice presidential debate o...More..

by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Swing State Poll: Trump Losing Ground in Iowa, North Carolina, Georgia

Because Trump paid to build this audience with his own campaign funds, he alone will own it after November 8 and can deploy it to whatever goal he chooses. Bloomberg explains: "They're aim [ing] at three group...More..

by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Top Democrat: The FBI helped Trump with its email announcement

It was a day that thrilled Republicans eager to change the trajectory of the race, none more so than GOP nominee Donald Trump. Tim Kaine, Clinton's vice presidential running mate, who was at an early voting s...More..

Swiss bank UBS in Hong Kong investigation for IPO work
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Swiss bank UBS in Hong Kong investigation for IPO work

Swiss bank UBS said Friday that Hong Kong regulators are investigating its work on some initial public offerings on the southern Chinese financial center's stock market. The world's largest wealth manager sai...More..

by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Alphabet's quarterly revenue rises 20.2 percent

The aggregate cost per click fell 5% in the quarter, CPCs on Google Web sites fell 6%; and CPCs on Google network member sites fell 6%. Peck said it's possible that some of these Alphabet companies could be s...More..

by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

Cyrus Mistry replaced as Tata Sons Chairman by Ratan Tata

The BBC reports that Cyrus Mistry has sent " a no-holds-barred email " to the board of India's largest conglomerate, calming among other things, that Tata faces huge write downs across the business. He said Tat...More..

by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

Twitter to lay off up to 9 percent of its global workforce

Twitter estimated it would "incur approximately $10 million to $20 million of cash expenditures as a result of the workforce restructuring, substantially all of which are severance costs, and $5 million to $10...More..

Earnings: EPS for NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) Expected to Rise
by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

Earnings: EPS for NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) Expected to Rise

NXP is a Dutch outfit employing 45,000 people in 35 countries around the world, and would probably be more recognizable by its original name of Philips Semiconductors. NXP Semiconductors NV had a return on equ...More..

Bank of England's Carney says can not ignore
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Bank of England's Carney says can not ignore "fairly substantial" sterling drop

Asked about the fall in the value of the pound since British voters made a decision to leave the European Union in June, Carney said it had been "fairly substantial" and the central bank's interest-rate setters...More..

Merck beats Street 3Q forecasts, hikes 2016 profit forecast
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Merck beats Street 3Q forecasts, hikes 2016 profit forecast

The green light from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), announced by the US drugmaker late on Monday, confirms Merck's leading position in the hot area of medicines that fight tumors by harnessing the bo...More..

Twitter Plans To Cut About 300 More Jobs
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Twitter Plans To Cut About 300 More Jobs

Salesforce , widely considered the most serious of the three companies considering a bid, met with considerable pressure from its own shareholders not to go through with a planned offer after hiring an investme...More..

by | Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Wall Street Ends With Gains As T-Mobile, B/E Aerospace Hit Highs

Revenues were roughly flat year-over-year at $5.3 billion. Now joining with B/E Aerospace , Ortberg will have more access to the largest aircraft cabins equipment supplier, providing Rockwell Collins an impr...More..

by | Sunday, October 23, 2016

Alabama jobless rate remains unchanged in September

Between August and September, Kansas lost 2100 private-sector jobs. After three months of flat unemployment numbers Arkansas's rate ticked up from 3.9 percent in August to 4 percent in September. At the same ...More..

by | Sunday, October 23, 2016

Donald Trump Gets Booed at the Annual Al Smith Dinner

Trump's risky rhetoric prompted surrogates and prominent GOP supporters alike to contradict him, including Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus and campaign manager Kellyanne Conway , who both...More..