Economy

It was later withdrawn by the administration. Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 9: Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates has defended her decision earlier this year to not enforce United States President Donald Trump's first ban on travel from several majority-Muslim nations, dubbing the order as "unlawful".
  • Top Malaysian Islamic State operative dead in Syria

    Top Malaysian Islamic State operative dead in Syria

    Economy

    Wanndy was reportedly killed in an attack in Raqqa, Syria, on April 29. According to media reports, Wanndy moved to the Daesh-occupied territory of Syria in 2015. I accept this as fate", she wrote. In March, the U.S. Treasury Department listed him under their list of global militants. He was wanted in Malaysia for recruiting local fighters and coordinating attacks in this country.
  • Easter Sales Bring Brief Boost To UK Retail

    Easter Sales Bring Brief Boost To UK Retail

    Economy

    The team noted that electronics and household appliance stores have been declining over the last 6-12 months, "which could suggest that consumers prefer to spend on their property improvement, rather than on household goods". The proportion of consumers feeling confident in their household finances dipped 14 percentage points to 56 per cent from 70 per cent in March - with two-thirds of Brits saying they are focusing more on getting value for money on purchases, according to the report.
  • Macron set to be France's youngest President

    Macron set to be France's youngest President

    Economy

    Macron now finds himself the youngest president in French history after decisively winning the presidential election with 66 per cent of the vote, beating Marine Le Pen's 34 per cent. "I am calling on all patriots to join us and take part in this decisive political combat which has begun tonight". The "France first", anti-Europe message of Macron's rival Le Pen, 48, struck a chord with great swathes of the country.
  • Stock in Highlights: Gulfport Energy Corp. (GPOR)

    Economy

    For more information about research offerings from Zacks Investment Research , visit Receive News & Ratings for Gulfport Energy Co. The Lower end of the earnings estimate is $0.15, while the higher end of the earnings estimate is $0.36. Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) has fallen 7.87% over the past 6 months and is downtrending. The fund owned 28,800 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock after buying an additional 6,643 shares during the period.
  • Sinclair Broadcast Group acquires Tribune Media

    Sinclair Broadcast Group acquires Tribune Media

    Economy

    The Sinclair-Tribune deal was made possible in part because the FCC recently revised its ownership rules to make it easier for TV-station conglomerates to acquire more stations without running afoul of market-share caps, which are created to prevent any single operator from having more than 39% of the broadcast TV market.
  • Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Moves -0.46% Over the Past 5 Days

    Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Moves -0.46% Over the Past 5 Days

    Economy

    Murphy Capital Management Inc.'s holdings in Comcast were worth $3,437,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of CMCSA. Analysts mean target price for Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) is $40.18 while their mean recommendation is 1.90 (1=Buy, 5=sell). "(CMCSA)" was originally published by Transcript Daily and is the property of of Transcript Daily.
  • Macron defeats Le Pen in French presidential election

    Economy

    While the headline figure of 66.1 percent suggests Emmanuel Macron and his En Marche! In other words Macron is under huge pressure to deliver on his promise made on Sunday night to unite France and heal the divisions in the country. After losing the presidential election, Marine Le Pen told her National Front supporters that the new divide in France was between "globalists and patriots".
  • WPX Energy Inc (NYSE:WPX) & Xerox Corp (NYSE:XRX) Traders Recap

    Economy

    Vident Investment Advisory LLC increased its stake in shares of Xerox Corp by 47.8% in the fourth quarter. Finally, Sciencast Management LP acquired a new stake in shares of Xerox Corp during the fourth quarter valued at about $107,000. Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 21.55, a price to book ratio of 3.7, and a price to sales ratio of 4.95. Goldman Sachs Group Inc upgraded Xerox Corp from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and cut their price target for the company ...
  • British PM Theresa May passes first big test of 'tough Brexit' strategy

    British PM Theresa May passes first big test of 'tough Brexit' strategy

    Economy

    May hopes to be able to establish the UK's future trade relationship with the European Union during talks, but Brussels has said this is not its priority at the negotiating table. "Threats against Britain have been issued by European politicians and officials", she said. He said: "She has stolen Ukip's pyjamas on Brexit and immigration by pursuing this assertive nationalist rhetoric".