Macron as Clinton, Melenchon as Sanders, and Le Pen as Trump?

The Front National (FN) - Le Pen's party until Monday, when she stepped aside in a symbolic move interpreted as an attempt to reach out to more voters - picked up a record 7.6 million votes on Sunday. This included expelling her father from the par... More..

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Rupee at fresh 21-month high of 63.98 against dollar
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Rupee at fresh 21-month high of 63.98 against dollar

The rupee was trading at 63.99 a dollar, the highest level since August 10, 2015. The US dollar's strength against other currencies overseas capped the rupee's gain. The dollar index which measures the U.S....More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Risk of United States govt shutdown eases with Trump's wall retreat

But on Tuesday night, some leading Republicans and Democrats in the House and Senate expressed optimism that Congress could pass the longer-term Bill and avoid having to rely on another temporary extension of l...More..

United to offer passengers up to $10k to give up seats
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

United to offer passengers up to $10k to give up seats

United plans on rolling out a new automated check-in system later this year that "will gauge a customer's interest in giving up his or her seat on overbooked flights in exchange for compensation". Boarded pas...More..

Dow Chemical Co (DOW) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Dow Chemical Co (DOW) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

During the trading on 04/25/2017, Company's stock ranged from $64.91 to $63.81. Latest closing price was 3.40% above its 50-day moving average and 15.43% above its 200-day moving average. West Oak Capital LLC i...More..

Airbus CFO says A330 production sustainable at 6 aircraft per month
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Airbus CFO says A330 production sustainable at 6 aircraft per month

The engine issues "need to be resolved", Airbus said in a statement. The A320neo Family incorporates latest technologies including new generation engines and Sharklet wing tip devices, which together deliver ...More..

US unemployment claims tick up but remain at low level
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

US unemployment claims tick up but remain at low level

The report said initial jobless claims climbed to 257,000, an increase of 14,000 from the previous week's revised level of 243,000. New claims for U.S. The pace of hiring moderated in March, but the U.S.is st...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Uber Flying Cars are Coming by 2020

Uber dreams Uber, the car-sharing company that recently got on Apple's bad side, is shooting for the moon with the flying vehicle dream. They expect that the flying taxis will be able to cut down travel ...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Asia stocks firm as markets mull Trump's tax plan

The Trump administration touted the president's blueprint - which also calls for raising standard deductions for individuals, reducing the number of tax brackets and repealing inheritance taxes on estates - a...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

US President Donald Trump, Canada's PM Justin Trudeau discuss dairy, lumber trade

Ross. If imports do become too expensive, the lumber industry in the United States may look for an alternative. "They've outsmarted our politicians for years", Trump said during a meeting with agricultural ...More..

Kathleen Wynne's Housing Plan Will Create Slums and Won't Solve Affordability Issues
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Kathleen Wynne's Housing Plan Will Create Slums and Won't Solve Affordability Issues

Once legislation passes, the non-resident speculation tax would be effective retroactively to April 21. The tax is not about targeting immigrants, Wynne said, and a rebate would be available to people who s...More..

American Airlines Group Inc (AAL) Lowered to Neutral at JPMorgan Chase & Co
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

American Airlines Group Inc (AAL) Lowered to Neutral at JPMorgan Chase & Co

Analysts reported that the Price Target for American Airlines Group Inc. might touch $95 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $54.13 and $40 respectively. In our current pick, American...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Trump tweets don't help: 1st Twitter revenue drop since IPO

Daily active users (DAUs) jumped 14% from past year. On the advertising side, ad engagements increased 139 per cent, however, cost per engagement dropped 63 per cent - good news for Twitter's advertisers, ...More..

Trump reiterates commitment to build Mexican border wall
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Trump reiterates commitment to build Mexican border wall

But even as both sides move closer to an agreement on border funding, Republicans and Democrats remain divided over a key Obamacare subsidy payment to insurers. It's not unusual for the White House to have a ...More..

German soldier planning attack arrested
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

German soldier planning attack arrested

While authorities said the man's "concrete attack targets are not known", investigators believe he was driven by a " xenophobic background " to potentially launch an assault on migrants and refugees. Questions ...More..

After Violence And Lawsuits, Ann Coulter Won't Be Speaking At Berkeley
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

After Violence And Lawsuits, Ann Coulter Won't Be Speaking At Berkeley

By rescinding an invitation to speak - and subsequently offering an alternative date, when class is not in session, which Coulter declined - Berkeley made Coulter a free-speech martyr. After the university orig...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

President Trump Outlines Tax Plan

Also limiting the economic benefit is that given the budget rules for deficit-financed tax cuts, like Trump's plan, they will have to expire a decade from now. Tax experts say the 35 percent USA corporate tax...More..

Markets subdued in the wake of Trump's tax plans
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Markets subdued in the wake of Trump's tax plans

For average United States taxpayers, Trump proposed help by doubling the standard deductions for individuals who do not itemise; simplifying tax returns by reducing the number of tax brackets to three from seve...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Wells Fargo to face irritated shareholders at annual meeting

Wells Fargo's annual stockholder meeting began at 10 a.m. E.T. on Tuesday, during which it will release the result of the vote. For instance, Stephen Sanger, the former General Mills CEO who became Wells Farg...More..

Amtrak to release details on Penn Station repairs, delays
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Amtrak to release details on Penn Station repairs, delays

Commuters on Amtrak , New Jersey Transit and the Long Island Rail Road have been plagued with delays and service changes in recent months caused by a rash of infrastructure issues, including mismatched p...More..

United States victims of crimes by undocumented migrants to get extra support
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

United States victims of crimes by undocumented migrants to get extra support

Instead, the Trump administration has pledged to take a "victim-centered approach" to illegal alien crime, focusing on helping those who are harmed by crimes committed by people with no legal right to be here...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Trump tax plan could be good news for many, bad for deficit

For couples, the first $25,000 of income will not be taxed under standard deduction changes. "America is a great nation, but we haven't yet discovered magic". US President Donald Trump has "no intention" of...More..

House Republicans reveal health care amendment details
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

House Republicans reveal health care amendment details

Some waivers could be in place as early as next year. Another analysis suggests it is closer to 3.8 million New Jersey residents. Not only that, doctors are harder to find, and important health measures have ...More..

White House says Trump won't immediately pull out of NAFTA
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

White House says Trump won't immediately pull out of NAFTA

However, the statement added "the leaders agreed to proceed swiftly, according to their required internal procedures, to enable the renegotiation of the Nafta deal to the benefit of all three countries". In...More..

Ford 1Q profit down on recalls, lower sales, but tops Street
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Ford 1Q profit down on recalls, lower sales, but tops Street

The Dearborn-based automaker had warned investors and analysts to expect weaker results in the first quarter. According to the company, the lower profit year over year was driven by higher cost, lower volume ...More..

This is the FCC's plan to kill net neutrality
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

This is the FCC's plan to kill net neutrality

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai in a speech Wednesday said he would ask the agency next month to begin considering removing the strong legal authority that underpins the rules, and to take suggestions for replacement ...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

After visa changes, Australia is making it harder to become a citizen

The old visa policy will now be replaced with a new one with a set of restrictions to ensure that there is no shortage of jobs for Australian workers. Occupations such as sales & marketing managers, advertisi...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Moving beyond China and Mexico, Trump targets Canada trade

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that Canada and the USA could suffer from what he called a "thickening" border, a day after the Trump administration imposed new tariffs on softwood lumber an...More..

Now fly to select destinations for as low as Dh143
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Now fly to select destinations for as low as Dh143

Under this, connectivity will be provided at a subsidised rate of Rs. 2,500 for per hour of flights. To encourage investment in the RCS sector, the Government previous year threw open the regional connectivit...More..

Countries that invest in education will benefit: Vice President Hamid Ansari
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Countries that invest in education will benefit: Vice President Hamid Ansari

The vice president is accompanied by his wife Salma Ansari, Union Minister of State Small, Medium and Micro Industry Giriraj Singh, MP Sitaram Yechuri, MP Vivek Tankha, MP D P Tripathi and MP Thustan Chhuwang. ...More..

Axis Bank shares down almost 3 pc as Q4 profit slips
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Axis Bank shares down almost 3 pc as Q4 profit slips

The bank reported a net profit of Rs 1,225 crore, a jump of 111% as against Rs 579.6 crore in the previous quarter. The gross non-performing assets (NPAs) and net NPAs stood at 5.04 percent and 2.11 percent, ...More..

Delta passenger kicked off flight after bathroom emergency
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Delta passenger kicked off flight after bathroom emergency

Kima Hamilton, a 39-year-old "DJ and poet" was due to travel on Delta Airlines Flight 2035 from Atlanta to Milwaukee on April 18. Video of a portion of the incident was recorded by Krista Rosolino of Mil...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Three Indian soldiers killed as militants attack Kupwara army camp in Kashmir

He said soldiers fired at the protesters after they hurled rocks at an army vehicle leaving the camp. The forces took three days to secure the airbase and India has blamed Pakistan-based militants of targeting ...More..

PotashCorp sees better conditions ahead for potash, raises 2017 profit estimate
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

PotashCorp sees better conditions ahead for potash, raises 2017 profit estimate

The stock's current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -4.1% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -7.06% and -5.53% respectively. Potash prices have rebounded modestly since past year but remain lo...More..

Pay fee or go to Tihar Jail: SC to Sahara
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Pay fee or go to Tihar Jail: SC to Sahara

The court also sent Prakash Swamy to one month of imprisonment for reneging on his assurance given on behalf of MG Capital Holdings, a US-based real estate company that had sought to buy Sahara's stake in overs...More..