Economy

The jobless rate has fallen to a level officials see as consistent with their maximum-employment mandate, and inflation is near the Fed's 2 per cent goal, even if price gains slowed in March. The Fed statement said while household spending has risen only modestly "the fundamentals underpinning the continued growth of consumption remained solid".
  • Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA) Earns "Buy" Rating from Guggenheim

    Economy

    Price to sales ratio was 0.61 while 52.50% of stock was owned by Institutional investors. Gamble Jones Investment Counsel's holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox were worth $4,924,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Now the P/E of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. stands at 17.7. The company's quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.80. During the same period previous year, the business posted $0.44 earnings per share.
  • Letters: The electoral arithmetic of Macron's victory means a bumpy ride

    Economy

    Within minutes of the results on Sunday, a defeated Le Pen sounded the charge for the general election. Even so, it was a record performance for Le Pen's National Front, a party whose anti-immigrant policies once made it a pariah, and underlined the scale of the divisions that Macron must now try to heal.
  • Saudi Arabia First Stop of Trump International Trip

    Saudi Arabia First Stop of Trump International Trip

    Economy

    Another aide suggested that the Iran nuclear deal Obama negotiated, which swapped sanctions relief for a nuclear rollback, was an element in what the aides claimed was new regional enthusiasm for Trump. "We're going to talk about the peace process, how we go forward, outline what we think will be a good future in that region". Afterwards, Donald Trump relaxed his tone and said that pope was hoodwinked and he was not aware of the influence of the medicines coming into the USA.
  • Admiral Group PLC reiterated as Neutral By Goldman Sachs

    Economy

    The stock decreased 1.17% or GBX 2.14 on May 8, reaching GBX 181.36. The Company's segments include Life business, Unit Trust business, Distribution business and Other. Convatec Group Plc had 27 analyst reports since December 5, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) faces some hard decisions to sort a worsening capital ratio compared to rivals according to Goldman Sachs, which slashed its rating on the blue blood United Kingdom bank to sell.
  • Washington Capitals vs. Penguins live stream Game 6

    Economy

    Kessel's power-play goal gave Pittsburgh a 2-1 lead at 4:20 of the second. The Capitals tied it up with a goal from Nicklas Backstrom early in the third period, giving them a mental boost. Louis, Niclas Wallin, Danny Gare, Rene Robert and Mel Hill in the record books and passed Daniel Alfredsson for the most in franchise history. If Washington continues to take undisciplined offensive zone penalties they will lose.
  • Puerto Rico, $70 billion in debt, seeks bankruptcy protection

    Puerto Rico, $70 billion in debt, seeks bankruptcy protection

    Economy

    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, seeking a lien on Puerto Rican rum taxes collected by the U.S. Treasury Department. "Make no mistake: The board has chosen to turn Puerto Rico into the next Argentina", says Andrew Rosenberg, a lawyer at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison, who is advising some of Puerto Rico's bondholders.
  • Filipino envoy hails Duterte human-rights record at United Nations body

    Filipino envoy hails Duterte human-rights record at United Nations body

    Economy

    Duterte was elected largely on a law-and-order platform in which he promised to eradicate illegal drugs by killing tens of thousands of people. [The Philippine delegation can] demolish whatever black propaganda the other critics have sown against the President because the facts and figures speak for themselves.
  • Shaw Sells 4803 Shares of Duke Realty Corp (DRE) Stock

    Economy

    It has underperformed by 5.54% the S&P500. Yelp Inc. connects people with local businesses by bringing "word of mouth" online and providing a platform for businesses and clients to engage and transact. Therefore 39% are positive. Analysts await Silicom Ltd. (NASDAQ:SILC) to report earnings on July, 24. The rating was initiated by BB&T Capital with "Buy" on Friday, November 13.
  • Australian prime minister says Trump treated him like family

    Economy

    Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist who ran for the Democratic presidential nomination past year, also said the senate should use the Australian system as a model while crafting an alternative to Republican healthcare legislation that Trump endorses.
  • Voting under way in South Korean presidential election

    Economy

    Conservatives worry that a victory by Moon Jae-in might benefit North Korea and put South Korea at odds with its most important ally, the United States. South Korea has suffered from a power vacuum with only an acting president since Trump took office on January 20. "It's needed, and it doesn't escalate anything", Kwak Imyong, 66, told The Times on Saturday as he stood in front of Seoul's city hall, where others rallied for Ms.