Finance

Interest rates may need to rise before late 2019

There were no surprises at the Bank of England's (BOE) 11 May decision to keep the Bank Rate where it was since August 2016, when it was lowered from 0.5% to 0....


Macron to take over as president on Sunday

With legislative elections just five weeks away, the start-up political movement the 39-year-old former investment banker launched one year ago on his meteoric ...


Mike Huckabee Sucks and Other Notes About Cinco De Mayo

That's right. Your Cinco de Mayo celebration is probably bigger than Mexico's, well unless you live in Puebla and Veracruz. The Battle of Puebla pitted 2,...


Pres. Trump announces trade deal with China

The deal also fast-tracks USA approval of Chinese poultry imports and gives Chinese banks more access to the US market. "We are very pleased with the announce...


Mnuchin getting questions on tax reform at G7 meeting

Mnuchin, who skipped the opening session in Bari where academics spoke on inequality and growth and arrived long after other ministers, told reporters he was "e...


North Korea Accuses CIA of Biochemical Plot to Assassinate Kim Jong

Donald Trump has surely confused North Korea about American intentions. Pyongyang presented extensive details but offered no concrete proof to back its accusa...


The richest musicians in the United Kingdom revealed

Adele was rolling in the dough in 2016, but her bank balance looks nearly measly compared with those of Paul McCartney, Elton John and Mick Jagger. Despite on...


Korea will talk to United States "if conditions are there", says diplomat

Mr Trump has previously said that he would like to solve the North Korea crisis diplomatically, but that a "major, major conflict" is possible. The statement ...


Central Intelligence Agency establishes Korea Mission Center to focus on 'existential threat' to US

It's not unusual for Pyongyang to condemn Washington's moves to censure it, but direct protests to Congress are exceptionally rare. Director of National Intel...


Guy Gets Rejected Badly On Houston Rockets Kiss Cam

The Spurs improved to 16-3 when taking a 3-2 lead in a best-of-seven series. "He's devastated like everyone else", Rockets head coach Mike D'Antoni said sitti...


Carney: UK's consumer slowdown has begun

He said growth and inflation could easily exceed the BoE's forecasts made in February, although his comments came before poor economic growth figures for the fi...


US, EU in urgent discussions on pitch to expand laptop ban

The initial ban on passengers bringing large electronics devices into the cabin hit hardest at Middle Eastern airlines. The official said U.S. Homeland Securi...


US Federal Reserve keeps key lending rate unchanged

The Fed policymakers said they expect "economic conditions to evolve in a manner that will warrant" gradual increases in their official interest rate, the fed...


North Korea open to US talks under 'conditions'

The agency said that Choe Son Hui, North Korea's foreign ministry director general for USA affairs said this in Beijing, while she was travelling home from Norw...


Analyst Outlook: MGIC Investment Corp. (NYSE:MTG)

MGIC Investment Corp. The company's revenue for the quarter was up.9% on a year-over-year basis. Sl Green Rlty Corp now has $10.52B valuation. (NASDAQ:ANSS), it...


Manchester United reach the Europa League final

When asked if the Europa League final will determine whether his first season in charge was a success or failure, Mourinho said: "I think the media has right ...


Men's Wearhouse parent Tailored Brands will benefit from ending Macy's partnership

The share last price represents downtick move of -53.58% in value from company's 52-Week high price and shows 24.69% above change in value from its 52-Week low ...


US Republican Senator Lindsey Graham to examine Donald Trump's business deals

Graham told CNN on Tuesday he wants to explore possible ties between Trump's businesses and Russian Federation. Time will tell if this possible line of in...


Noteworthy Mover of Last Trading Session: Fidelity National Financial, Inc.'s (FNF)

FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial's quarterly revenue was up 12.2% on a year-over-year basis. Israel Discount Bank of New York GFN purchased a new stake ...


Morgan Stanley Dumped Vanguard Due to DOL Rule?

Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 85.87% of the company's stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Looking at this figure it sugges...


Ransomware infections reported worldwide

The WannaCry ransomware is being spread through a weakness in Microsoft Windows that was originally exploited by the US National Security Agency (NSA) as part...


Analysts Outlook: Acacia Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIA)

The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 3 Buy, 0 Overweight, 1 Sell, 13 Hold and 0 Underweight. Analysts mean target price for Magna International Inc....


White House delays meeting on Paris climate deal

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Tuesday that the president will not make an announcement on the agreement until after the G7 summit in Italy in the end o...


The Next Move In NRG Energy (NRG), Starbucks (SBUX)

Finally, Stephens reaffirmed an "equal weight" rating and issued a $58.00 price target on shares of Starbucks in a research note on Friday, April 28th. & worl...


Oil rises on falling U.S. stockpiles, Saudi cuts to Asia

The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec), of which Saudi Arabia is the de-facto leader, and other producers including Russian Federation ple...


Brexit UK ministers accuse Brussels of trying to 'bully' Britain

May accused "some in Brussels " who "do not want Britain to prosper" of trying to sabotage the Brexit negotiations. "But I've made my choice", he said to raptu...


Massive cyber attack hits British healthcare services

It is feared computers in A&E wards, GP's surgeries and other vital services across the NHS were infected with a virus based on hacking tools developed by USA c...


Comcast Corporation (CMCSA), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Korea Investment CORP increased its position in shares of Comcast by...


BC minority could have major implications for Alberta

He tells The Current's Anna Maria Tremonti that he sees a strong future for his party as environmental awareness grows. There are 87 seats in the legislat...


OPEC sees much higher oil supply from rivals in 2017

American benchmark West Texas Intermediate is trading near $46.50 a barrel in NY, while global marker Brent crude is near $49 a barrel in London. Brent and US...


UK PM Theresa May: Cyber attack on country's hospitals is 'international attack'

Security researchers said they observed some victims paying via the digital currency bitcoin, though they did not know how many facilities had given in to the...


After SKorean leader eyes North trip, Trump offers US invite

The Kim regime accused South Korea of sabre rattling after the deployment of its U.S. supplied THAAD antimissile system as President Trump aids the state in sec...


Worthwhile Stock: STORE Capital Corporation (STOR)

Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Store Capital Corp from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 1st. T...


Metrolinx orders backup LRT vehicles in case Bombardier fails to deliver

Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area transport authority Metrolinx has awarded Alstom a firm order to supply 61 Citadis Spirit light rail vehicles for C$529m. So tod...


Delta apologises for forcing family off flight

Delta airlines said in a statement to AFP on Thursday that the company was "sorry for the unfortunate experience" and had reached out to the family to refund...