IMF members delete anti-protectionism pledge, keep currency commitments

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim told reporters: "We're encouraged to see stronger economic prospects after years of disappointing global growth". The International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC), the IMF's steering body, however, dropped... More..

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Trump to announce important tax reform next week

A White House official told The Washington Post on Friday night that while the president did plan to make an announcement on tax reform next week, it will be broad in nature. And after blasting Goldman Sa...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

After scrapping 457 visa, Aus unveils tougher citizenship laws

PM Turnbull used Facebook to announce the policy, which he said would "put jobs first" and " Australians first", signalling a reduction in the occupations available to skilled foreign workers and raising...More..

Pence says US will honor refugee deal with Australia
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Pence says US will honor refugee deal with Australia

The pair earlier discussed the security threat posed by North Korea as well as Mr Trump's decision to honour a deal struck by his predecessor Barack Obama to let asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru settle ...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Canadian housing starts hit near 10-year high

Canadians should be "enter the real estate market without making great sacrifices or taking on a huge amount of risk", the Premier said. "We've developed a comprehensive action plan to help stabilize the housin...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Strong fourth quarters alone can't save the Indiana Pacers

However, after losing another semi-tight (at least in the waning moments) contest in Game 2 , in enters Game 3 down 2-0. Paul George scored 32 and Jeff Teague 23 for IN, which showed more fight, but now ha...More..

Exxon Wants Waiver From Sanctions To Drill In Russia
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Exxon Wants Waiver From Sanctions To Drill In Russia

Exxon has not been granted a waiver to bypass us sanctions and partner with a Russian oil company to drill in the Baltic Sea. The announcement came on Friday after Exxon Mobil Corporation, an American multina...More..

Trump signs executive orders for tax overhaul
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Trump signs executive orders for tax overhaul

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin explained that two of the orders could eventually lead to a significant revision of controversial provisions of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform law. "These regulat...More..

RBI monetary policy panel warns of upside risks to inflation
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

RBI monetary policy panel warns of upside risks to inflation

While the central bank has shifted its stance from accommodative to neutral, many experts feel the risks to inflation will see the RBI holding on to the current policy rate for some time. Mr Saunders said he "w...More..

Oil prices on pace for further losses
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Oil prices on pace for further losses

The gasoline inventory rose by 1.4 million barrels as refinery runs increased by 334,000bpd in the US. WTI futures settled at $52.41 a barrel, down 24 cents. After heavy losses late in the European session on...More..

Note Praising Islamic State Found Near Body of Paris Gunman
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Note Praising Islamic State Found Near Body of Paris Gunman

One officer was killed and two police officers were seriously wounded when the attacker emerged from a vehicle and used an automatic weapon to shoot at officers outside a Marks & Spencer's department store at...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Trump called Pavarotti a "good friend." Pavarotti's widow sang a different tune

The threat to get rid of or alter NAFTA is a potential problem for Canada, whose biggest trade partner is the United States. "We are effectively ridding the world of ISIS". But Trump remained steadfast in his...More..

Employees check-in policy changed after passenger's forcible removal
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Employees check-in policy changed after passenger's forcible removal

The incident, which set off a public relations crisis for United, happened at Chicago O'Hare International Airport last Sunday. United Airlines says it will ensure crew members traveling on its planes will be...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Lavrov speaks to Tillerson about Syria chemical attack

The missile strikes were the first known direct USA attack on the Syrian government since the country's civil war began in 2011. Two sources said the latest Russian serviceman to be killed there was Major Ser...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Turkey's Supreme Election Board to assess referendum appeals until noon

Thousands have protested in Istanbul and Ankara since Sunday's referendum, which has set into motion the transformation of Turkey's system of government from a parliamentary into a presidential one. The referen...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Netflix, Inc. Stock Still Tumbling Despite Numerous Price Target Increases

Global additions rose by 3.53 million, down from 5.12 million in the fourth quarter of last year and down from 4.51 million in the year-ago quarter. Netflix management chalked up the subscriber growth mis...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Arkansas carries out its first execution since 2005

Lee was arrested less than an hour after the killing after spending some of the $300 he had stolen from Mrs Reese. Arkansas wanted to fast track the executions of seven other convicted murderers before the mo...More..

Supergirl: Will General Zod Be In The Season 2 Finale Episode?
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Supergirl: Will General Zod Be In The Season 2 Finale Episode?

Looks like Superman may not be the only other Kryptonian to head to National City on Supergirl after all. Zod is generally depicted as the fascistic leader of Krypton\u0027s military forces, a bloodthirst...More..

Protesters march before EPA chief Indiana visit
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Protesters march before EPA chief Indiana visit

Mike Mikulka, president of the American Federation of Government Employees Local 704, which represents local EPA workers, said the regional office extended an invitation to Pruitt, but was told he was unava...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Ontario reveals a foreign-homebuyer tax, rent control and more

A good long term initiative that will not help the resale market in the short term. The new policies are expected to include sweeping rent control changes, a tax on foreign buyers and efforts to tamp down spe...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

United Airlines' Corporate Clients Are Pushing for Customer Service Fixes

Munoz said an internal investigation set to wrap up by the end of the month could yield more policy changes for the airline, which faced a barrage of criticism after video showing the removal of the passenger D...More..

Trump signs executive order on H1B visa review
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Trump signs executive order on H1B visa review

The order looks to reinforce Trump's campaign rhetoric by protecting certain American-made goods. "Right now, H-1B visas are awarded at a totally random lottery". Tech companies contend the programme is used ...More..

N+1 Singer Issues Price Target With 0.33% Upside On Senior PLC
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

N+1 Singer Issues Price Target With 0.33% Upside On Senior PLC

It has underperformed by 7.37% the S&P500. Saia, Inc.is a transportation company. The Firm is engaged in the terminaling, storage, throughput and transloading of crude oil and petroleum products. The stock ha...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

J.B. Hunt 1Q Revenue Up 7 Percent

BMO Capital Markets restated a "hold" rating and issued a $96.00 target price (down from $100.00) on shares of J B Hunt Transport Services in a research report on Friday, March 31st. now owns 1,900 shares of th...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

United delays CEO's ascent to the role of chairman

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz initially released a statement condemning Dr. Dao and accused him of being bellicose, but later retracted his statement. The airline's CEO Oscar Munoz has issued an apology, ...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

US 'Mother of All Bombs' Killed 36 ISIS Militants, Afghanistan Says

The number of militants killed in an attack with the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the United States military has risen to 94, an Afghan official has said. The U.S. military has identified t...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Russian FM presses US's Tillerson over Syria probe

The U.S. defense secretary said Israel and the United States have a common enemy in militant Islamists, and he vowed to "do whatever it takes" to achieve peace. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical ...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

'It's Really Bad.' The 'Charging Bull' Sculptor Criticized the 'Fearless Girl' Statue

The statue at the heart of the dispute went up last month in celebration of International Women's Day, and though MarketWatch notes its temporary permit originally lasted only until April 2, the city renewed ...More..

Trump's visa changes could favor more skilled, higher wage workers
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Trump's visa changes could favor more skilled, higher wage workers

Trump signed the order during his visit to the Snap-on Tools headquarters in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Called the "Buy American, hire American executive order", it mandates government agencies to review and cha...More..

Genuine Parts Company (GPC) Stake Increased by Gulf International Bank UK Ltd
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Genuine Parts Company (GPC) Stake Increased by Gulf International Bank UK Ltd

Can now owns 127,590 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $12,804,000 after buying an additional 654 shares in the last quarter. The company has a market capitalization of $13.20 billion, a P/E ratio ...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Iowa unemployment rate drops slightly to 3.1 percent

Arkansas' civilian labor force gained 3,188, a result of 4,428 more employed and 1,240 fewer unemployed Arkansans. The monthly numbers are prone to major revisions - the February payroll number was revised up...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Despite passenger-dragging nightmare, United execs are upbeat about airline's prospects

Department of Transportation strengthening passenger rights. David Dao's violent, viral ejection from a United Airlines flight was "a watershed moment", the company's CEO said Monday as Q1 revenue came in bet...More..

Toyota Reveals Project Portal, a Hydrogen Fuel Cell System for Heavy-Duty Trucks
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Toyota Reveals Project Portal, a Hydrogen Fuel Cell System for Heavy-Duty Trucks

Toyota will engage in promotional activities and attempt to gauge how receptive Chinese consumers are to the vehicle, such as by exhibiting the Mirai at domestic events in China, and to also undertake activiti...More..

Regional parties enough to tackle BJP: Mamata
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Regional parties enough to tackle BJP: Mamata

Asked about the threat to regional parties, particularly from the BJP in wake of the Uttar Pradesh assembly poll results, Banerjee shot back "I do not believe that they (BJP) are a threat". Mamata also stated t...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Trump tax plan to rely on future U.S. growth to fund cuts

President Trump signed an Executive Order to review 2016 tax regulations, which the White House says has become an expensive burden on the economy. Mnuchin said dynamic scoring could give Trump and Congre...More..