Economy

Ontario is taking action to make housing more affordable for homebuyers and renters by introducing the Fair Housing Plan . Ontario's government also said it would expand rent controls to all private rental units, including those built after 1991, which are exempted under existing rules.
  • Census: Young women in US favor jobs outside the home

    Census: Young women in US favor jobs outside the home

    Economy

    The report also added, "More young men are falling to the bottom of the income ladder", pointing out that "In 1975, only 25 percent of men, aged 25 to 34, had incomes of less than $30,000 per year". Only 14% of 25-34 year-old women are homemakers now, compared to 43% in 1975. In another sense, the decline represents progress, because it is partly a result of striking gains among young women.
  • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Sees Large Decline in Short Interest

    Economy

    Also, the current price highlights a discount of 1.78% to analysts' high consensus price target. A price target is the projected price level of a financial security stated by an investment analyst. and worldwide trademark and copyright legislation. The legal version of this news story can be read at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/04/21/advanced-micro-devices-amd-market-perform-rating-reaffirmed-at-oppenheimer-holdings-inc-updated.html.
  • May wins Parliament vote to hold snap elections on June 8

    Economy

    Under the Act, a prime minister can hold an election ahead of schedule if at least two-thirds of MPs in the House of Commons (434 out of 650) vote in for a motion calling for one. Among the MPs who voted against the election was Labour's Clive Lewis, who is widely regarded as a potential successor to Jeremy Corbyn as party leader.
  • Oil prices flatten as rise in USA production weighs

    Economy

    May West Texas Intermediate crude CLK7, -3.95% lost 15 cents, or 0.3%, at $52.26 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Oil dropped the most in six weeks after a report showed US gasoline supplies increased for the first time since February, while crude output keeps rising.
  • Trump 'Buy American' edict may have little impact on US steel

    Economy

    KENOSHA , Wis. (AP) — Turning back to the economic populism that helped drive his election campaign, President Donald Trump signed an order Tuesday he said should help American workers whose jobs are threatened by skilled immigrants. The order also addresses the H-1B visa. The U.S. Government Accountability Office, a federal watchdog agency, reported in February that under the WTO procurement agreement, foreign companies have gained far more access to U.S.
  • Japan's Aso pushes back against USA pressure for bilateral trade deal

    Japan's Aso pushes back against USA pressure for bilateral trade deal

    Economy

    Meanwhile, if the 11 nations proceed with trade liberalization, USA producers and companies will be at a disadvantage regarding exports to these countries, including Japan. But the vice-president expressed impatience with the unwillingness of North Korea to move toward ridding itself of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.
  • Attorney: Elizabeth Thomas reunited with family

    Attorney: Elizabeth Thomas reunited with family

    Economy

    The arrest ends a nationwide manhunt that began on March 13 , when Cummins fled with Elizabeth from their small town of Culleoka, Tennessee. "Thanks go to all who have kept the message of finding Elizabeth Thomas and working on her safe return as top-of-mind throughout the nation", the statement said.
  • Le Pen Accused of Exploiting Paris Shooting Days Before Election

    Le Pen Accused of Exploiting Paris Shooting Days Before Election

    Economy

    A single gunman with an automatic rifle opened fire on a police bus on Paris' most prominent street, and was shot by the return fire of security forces as he attempted to escape. " Marine Le Pen forgets that 107 million people have been checked since then and 80,000 have been impacted upon while trying to get into the country".
  • Allegri still sees room for improvement

    Allegri still sees room for improvement

    Economy

    There were no boos or jeers at the Camp Nou after Barcelona's elimination to Juventus in the quarterfinals of the Champions League. Quite surprisingly, Lionel Messi side was restricted to one shot on target earlier today. With an eight-point lead in Serie A and a place in the Coppa Italia final guaranteed, Juventus are still on course for a treble. After beating Barcelona , there is a very real sense that Juventus could emulate Inter Milan and win the treble.
  • Zuma hits back at anti-Zuma marchers

    Economy

    Zuma and the ruling party, which suffered big losses in municipal elections past year, have been weakened by other scandals around the president. Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters in one part of Johannesburg, local media are reporting.