Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 4.14 percent

Due to declining refinances and rising mortgage rates, originations will drop more than 25 percent this year, according to a recent outlook report from Freddie Mac . A year ago at this time , the 15-year FRM averaged 2.98 percent. Many buyers lik... More..

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Nikki Haley to the UN: 'The Days of Israel Bashing Are Over'

The current waiver expires on June 1 2017. "And President Trump has made it absolutely clear - our commitment to Israel's defense is not negotiable - not now, not ever", Pence said at the annual AIPAC (Americ...More..

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No decision yet on staying in Paris climate accord

Donohue. Surrounded by executives and miners, Trump signed the Energy Independence executive order , promising to invalidate all of Obama's global warming work and pledging to restore America's coal in...More..

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Can Sears Survive? Maybe Not, Company Admits In Financial Filings

Sears has been in financial trouble for many years, and last month, company shares hit an all-time low. On Tuesday afternoon, the chain released a detailed statement from CFO Jason Hollar in which he explaine...More..

S.A: Zuma reshuffles Cabinet, sacks Finance Minister Gordhan
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

S.A: Zuma reshuffles Cabinet, sacks Finance Minister Gordhan

The Presidency had released a statement late on Thursday night saying an announcement will be made with regards to changes to the national executive, hinting at a reshuffle. "If confirmed, this could be the lon...More..

South Korea's ousted leader Park Geun-Hye arrested
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

South Korea's ousted leader Park Geun-Hye arrested

The National Assembly voted to impeach Park, the country's first woman president, in December following months of protests demanding her resignation. Ahead of the hearing yesterday, prosecutors submitted arou...More..

Final Four teams begin preparations for semis in Arizona
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Final Four teams begin preparations for semis in Arizona

That is an advantage Williams will have against Altman's OR in the national semifinal and, if they win that game, against whomever they face in the championship as well, be it Martin's SC team OR Few's Gonzaga ...More..

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Congress Party Opposes The GST Bills in Present form in Lok Sabha

Once these Bills are cleared by Parliament, the states will then take the state GST Bill to their respective assemblies. On criticism of making GST as money bill, the Finance Minister said it is taxation la...More..

Indian airports to stop stamping of hand bags
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Indian airports to stop stamping of hand bags

The stamp on the hand baggage tag is supposed to act as proof that a passenger has passed through security before boarding the plane. "We are committed to giving air passengers a hassle-free journey without com...More..

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Easyjet introduces laptop ban on Egypt and Turkey flights

Why has this been announced? A senior administration official of the Transportation Security Administration told USA Today : "Evaluated intelligence indicates that terrorists continue to target commercial avia...More..

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Dutch hunt coach to salvage 2018 dreams

But the circumstances weren't pretty - and the outcome was even worse. The Netherlands didn't qualify for Euro 2016. But De Ligt's dream debut quickly became a nightmare, making two fatal errors in the fi...More..

Nuclear Power Suffers Major Blow With Westinghouse Bankruptcy
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Nuclear Power Suffers Major Blow With Westinghouse Bankruptcy

The approval obtained at an extraordinary shareholders meeting comes a day after Toshiba's US nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as the Japanese company looks ...More..

Trump pledges 'easy' health care deal after defeat
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Trump pledges 'easy' health care deal after defeat

The New York Times reported on Thursday that two White House officials helped give Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) the intelligence reports that he cited in last week's freakish announcement that he "recently conf...More..

OPEC Deal Strengthens Crude Oil Prices
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

OPEC Deal Strengthens Crude Oil Prices

That comes after both contracts settled at roughly one-week highs on Tuesday in the wake of an armed group in Libya shutting pipelines because of a dispute over wage issues, disrupting production of 250,000 bar...More..

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Cenovus buying most of ConocoPhillips's Canadian assets

Cenovus SAGD OperationCenovus Energy Inc. plans to raise about C$1.8 billion ($1.35 billion) from property sales as it seeks to offset the cost of its C$17.7 billion purchase of ConocoPhillips' Canadian oil ass...More..

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The Way Forward For Northern Ireland?

The British government faces a deadline on whether to extend negotiations on Northern Ireland's political future or renew direct control from London. Mr Brokenshire said there was "an overwhelming desire" amo...More..

Angular Sensors Market 2017: Global Companies -NXP and MET Tech
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Angular Sensors Market 2017: Global Companies -NXP and MET Tech

Firstly, the report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. Market.Biz: The Global Chemical Sensors Market Research Repor...More..

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Tribe to oppose Keystone XL on 'all fronts'

The existing part of the Keystone pipeline has been in operation since 2010. "It's a great day for our company, and the workers that are going to be put to work", he said during the announcement at the White Ho...More..

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Uber self-driving cars back on the road after crash

Uber's self-driving auto program is rolling out amid questions about how much government regulation it should endure on issues such as accidents, insurance and reporting instances in which the person behind the...More..

Trump breaks campaign promise and rolls back LGBT protections
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Trump breaks campaign promise and rolls back LGBT protections

However, it did apply to the huge number of firms that do business with the federal government. "The executive order signed in 2014, which protects employees from anti-LGBTQ workplace discrimination while worki...More..

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US 'squabbles' and 'lies' keeping Trump away from a meeting, Putin says

According to Putin, Russia wants to establish partnership relations with the United States. "We know very well what that led to, what bloody events in the region that led to", Putin said. Do we want to break ...More..

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Sharknado for real! Check out what Cyclone Debbie dropped on the road

Rivers are already flooding in areas around southeast Queensland as the tail of Cyclone Debbie hits hard, schools were closed following a late call this morning and Brisbane City has been closed from midday. Au...More..

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Oil lifts on bets global supply will tighten

In the United States, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 rose 19 cents to $49.70 a barrel. Brent for May settlement, which expires Friday, was 25 cents lower at $52.17 a barrel on the London-bas...More..

Environmental groups challenge Keystone XL pipeline approval
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Environmental groups challenge Keystone XL pipeline approval

Environmentalists have promised to "raise hell" and recruit millions of people to fight the previously rejected pipeline. But even under the Obama administration, the State Department's environmental impact s...More..

Oil producers meet in Kuwait over output-cut compliance
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Oil producers meet in Kuwait over output-cut compliance

This makes United States crude oil appealing for importers, further negating the impact of OPEC output-cuts. Fear of accelerating output by US shale-oil producers has been among the biggest threats to the u...More..

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Etihad, Emirates passengers flying to America hit hard by electronics ban

Those airports include the cities of Cairo, Egypt; Amman, Jordan; Kuwait City, Kuwait; Casablanca, Morocco; Doha, Qatar; Riyadh and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Istanbul, Turkey; and Abu Dhabi and Dubai, United Arab E...More..

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Samsung Unveils Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus With Infinity Display

The Gear 360 virtual reality camera will now accommodate the higher 4K resolution and will now work with iPhones. Then again, its cool factor is undeniable. Or Cortana or Alexa. Screen size may also hav...More..

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Sears' future in doubt

You've signed up to receive emails. For Sears to survive, Perkins believes it would need to do so as a company running maybe 200 stores. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($1.70) e...More..

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Keystone XL opponents promise to fight "tooth and nail" in Nebraska

The environmental group has been one of the most vocal opponents of the pipeline, and says the approval sends a signal to the world that the U.S.is "moving backwards" on climate and energy. Trump signed executi...More..

Ryan won't commit to healthcare vote
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Ryan won't commit to healthcare vote

With that strategy, Ryan will get no traction on his healthcare bill, that has failed to sway even a few of his Republican colleagues. The demise of the American Health Care Act will have a negative impact on...More..

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Samsung may sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 devices

Availability of the devices as refurbished models will mark the third time Samsung has put the Note 7 on shelves, the first two attempts coming along with the phone's original launch and a later relaunch foll...More..

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Comey took revenge on Trump over wiretap claim

The information includes "human intelligence, travel, business and phone records and accounts of in-person meetings", CNN reported , citing its sources. Nunes, who briefed Trump on his findings Wednesday befor...More..

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE) Given
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE) Given "Hold" Rating at BMO Capital Markets

Rating Scale: 1.0 represent "Strong Buy" and 2.0 signify "Buy" 3.0 while shows "Hold". The stock is now trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 4.34%. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (N...More..

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White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence material

Asked whether Nunes should step aside and if he knew the source of the surveillance, Ryan said , "No and no". "Why would I do that?" In an interview on CBS' "This Morning", Ryan says Nunes told him a "wh...More..

The Dow Chemical Company maintained as Buy By RBC Capital Markets
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

The Dow Chemical Company maintained as Buy By RBC Capital Markets

The current value of the RSI is 46.01 that is neither bought nor sold range. Shares of Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) opened at 64.54 on Wednesday. For example, the PEG ratio for PolyOne Corporation is just 1...More..