North Korea says don't mess with us as USA plans next move

However, it has emerged that the USS Carl Vinson and other warships did not sail toward the Korean Peninsula, but went in the opposite direction. North Korea has accelerated its nuclear and missile tests in recent years, despite worldwide condemnat... More..

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EPA seeks to scuttle cleanup of coal power plant pollution

On Saturday, Chicago Sun-Times columnist Michael Sneed quoted an unnamed "city source" in reporting that the Trump administration "could be looking at closing the Chicago regional office" as part of proposed ...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Mike Pence reassures Japan of U.S. resolve on North Korea

Pointing to Trump's recent military actions in Syria and Afghanistan, Pence said, "North Korea would do well not to test his resolve", or the USA armed forces in the region. Mattis credited China with trying to...More..

Food price inflation slows down
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Food price inflation slows down

The consumers price index (CPI) rose by 2.2 percent in the year to the end of March quarter, according to Statistics New Zealand . It was the highest rate since the second quarter of 2011. Chief market analyst...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Analyst Opinion Summary: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX), CVS Health Corporation (CVS)

Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the company. Baltimore Washington Financial Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in Starbucks during the fourth quarter worth about $16,059,000. Equities analy...More..

Market Challenge: Dissecting The Netflix Q1 Report
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Market Challenge: Dissecting The Netflix Q1 Report

Netflix stock was down roughly 4% in the immediate aftermath of the earnings announcement, but rebounded and was up 1.4% in after hours trading on Monday. For all its progress, Netflix still has ways to go a...More..

Pence sends warning to N. Korea aboard USS Ronald Reagan in Japan
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Pence sends warning to N. Korea aboard USS Ronald Reagan in Japan

North Korea will continue to test missiles regularly and any military action against it by the United States would prompt "all-out war", a senior North Korean official tells the BBC. Pence is on a 10-day Asia t...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Now it's lawmakers' turn to drag United executives before Congress

Immediately after the passenger's ejection, Munoz angered many with his defense of employees. A surge in holiday air travel this weekend comes as airlines are making changes to their policies in the wake of a...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Turkish election board rejects appeals to annul referendum

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in Sunday's closely contested national referendum in Turkey even as opposition parties and worldwide observers pointed to irregularities in the voting that ...More..

Australia to raise English language standard for citizenship
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Australia to raise English language standard for citizenship

The government uses a lottery system to grant 65,000 visas every year and randomly distributes an additional 20,000 to graduate students. He said the government would work with companies to ensure they met la...More..

McDonald's staff tried to stall Facebook murder suspect, says owner
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

McDonald's staff tried to stall Facebook murder suspect, says owner

Troopers from the Pennsylvania State Police pursued him for under a mile before the suspect shot and killed himself, according to Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams. He then shot himself as the officers got...More..

Oil falls to two-week low as gasoline supply rises, dollar gains
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Oil falls to two-week low as gasoline supply rises, dollar gains

If the losses hold, it will mark three straight days of declines for crude. The existing output pact reached late past year between OPEC and key non-OPEC producers lifted oil prices and encouraged USA firms t...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Alleged leak reveals iPhone 8 plans

In the second quarter past year, which ended on March 26, Apple sold almost 51.2 million units, and in the period that ended June 25, 2016, the company sold about 40.1 million iPhones. Samsung also tried this...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Foreign carmakers embrace China as electric car development hub

SHANGHAI-China's auto makers hope to shed their reputation as builders of cheap, second-rate cars as they spotlight their newest models at this week's Auto Shanghai, the country's main yearly vehicle expo that ...More..

Earnings Analysis Of Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Earnings Analysis Of Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)

The RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Yamana Gold Inc. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) has a market capitalization of $4.75B and most recently 1.05B outstanding share...More..

The Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) Short Interest Up 53.5% in March
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

The Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) Short Interest Up 53.5% in March

DAL has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 8.24, Forward P/E of 7.6, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 12.25 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 21.35. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with t...More..

Asia stocks slip amid North Korea concerns, dollar up on Mnuchin comments
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Asia stocks slip amid North Korea concerns, dollar up on Mnuchin comments

The U.S. Treasury does not look like it will take a strong stance on currencies. "For dollar/yen, the main focus will be on what kind of pressure the United States could apply on Japan as basically US trade p...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Exxon seeks OK to resume Russian oil venture

The Obama administration previously issued an executive order that imposed sanctions on Russian Federation in response to the country's actions in Ukraine. Among other things, US companies were prohibited fro...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

OPEC says oil deal bearing fruit, but United States pumping more

Traders attributed the up-and-down action to the drawdown in inventories against another increase in USA production, higher inventories at the Cushing, Oklahoma, oil hub, and traders exiting profitable trades a...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

International Monetary Fund improves economic growth forecasts for Romanian economy in 2017, 2018

The IMF predicts Australia's economy will grow by 3.1 per cent in 2017 and 3 per cent in 2018. "Aside from the conjectural policies and uncertainties, a distinct threat comes from the growth in advanced econo...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Turkish FM: Trump and Erdogan to meet in May

Earlier on Wednesday, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim warned against growing street protests triggered by widespread allegations of voter fraud in Sunday's referendum. In a separate development, Turkey's...More..

United CEO Says Airline Won't Use Law Enforcement Officers To Remove Passengers
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

United CEO Says Airline Won't Use Law Enforcement Officers To Remove Passengers

United spokesperson Maddie King said in a statement to Fox News the airline "will be providing full compensation for the price of their ticket for all passengers on United Flight 3411". Dao told WLKY on...More..

Non-Executive Chairman Buys Shares of Delta Air Lines
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Non-Executive Chairman Buys Shares of Delta Air Lines

United Continental Holdings has a 1-year low of $37.41 and a 1-year high of $76.80. EPS growth in past five years was 41.80% while EPS growth in next five years is projected to arrive at -0.45%. The Return on ...More..

North Korea 'will test missiles weekly' - Officials say
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

North Korea 'will test missiles weekly' - Officials say

Pyongyang said it may test missiles on a weekly basis, and warned of "all-out war" if the U.S. takes military action. The US has dismissed this, saying that planned, regularly occurring military exercises tha...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

U.S. crude stockpiles fall unexpectedly

However, OPEC also raised its forecast for supplies from non-member countries in 2017 as higher oil prices encourage US shale drillers to pump more, reducing demand for OPEC's oil this year. OPEC will also r...More..

Surprise Build In Gasoline Inventories Shocks Oil Markets
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Surprise Build In Gasoline Inventories Shocks Oil Markets

US crude oil production has climbed to 9.24 million barrels per day, according to the latest Energy Information Administration data. US gasoline stocks posted a counter-seasonal build of 1.5 million barrels...More..

Vettel wins Bahrain GP, Ricciardo fifth
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Vettel wins Bahrain GP, Ricciardo fifth

Vettel started third on the grid, but on the first lap itself on turn one managed to squeeze past Lewis Hamilton and eventually managed to jump pole-sitter Valtteri Bottas in the first round of pit stops afte...More..

Trump changing views on Russia, China worry some
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Trump changing views on Russia, China worry some

During his campaign and after the election Mr Trump said that he would instruct the Treasury to label China a currency manipulator, accusing Beijing of making its exports more competitive by weakening the renmi...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Turkish Opposition to Seek Referendum Annulment Even After Appeal Rejection

Turkey's main opposition party urged the country's electoral board Monday to cancel the results of. Observers from the Council of Europe and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe said the re...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Australia toughens up citizenship test

Applicants will also have to prove what steps those permanent residents have taken to contribute to the community, including evidence of employment and schooling. "We are entitled to say if you want to be a cit...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Trump takes aim at H-1B visa program

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Trump wanted to visit "a company that builds American-made tools with American workers". For too long, he complained, American companies that have bid on USA governmen...More..

April 4 is 'Equal Pay Day for Women'
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

April 4 is 'Equal Pay Day for Women'

The bad news? The gap for Black and Latina women in NY is much worse (66 cents on the dollar for Black women and 56 cents for Latinas). From April next year all voluntary, private and public sector employer...More..

Americans willing to pay more to avoid United
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Americans willing to pay more to avoid United

Rival airlines have also announced policy changes in recent days: Delta , in an internal memo obtained by the AP, told supervisors they could offer passengers up to $9,950 to surrender seats on overbooked ...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Saudi Arabia Likely to Back Extending Oil Output Cuts

As a dollar-denominated commodity, a cheaper buck tends to make oil more affordable for Global buyers. Oil prices were more or less flat as investors waited out the day to find out whether industry data provi...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

No United Airlines Firings Over Passenger Dragging At O'Hare: CEO

Munoz is slated to visit China soon to meet with officials and discuss the incident. He had initially said, in an internal email later leaked to journalists, that Dao had been "disruptive and belligerent" and...More..