Economy

Twitter was flooded with pictures of the Pope having a light-hearted conversation with Melania , who is originally from Slovenia and was apparently asked she fed Trump potizza , a Slovenian dessert. After the meeting, Trump moves on to Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, followed by the last stop on his trip, to a Group of Seven summit in Sicily.
  • Bank of Montreal hit by profit decline in United States

    Bank of Montreal hit by profit decline in United States

    Economy

    They expect $1.44 EPS, up 9.92 % or $0.13 from last year's $1.31 per share. The stock increased 0.07% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $69.35. That is up from a profit of C$973 million, or C$1.45 a share, in the year-prior period. Adjusted profit, which excludes some items, was C$1.92 a share, missing the C$1.93 average estimate of 15 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg.
  • Tensions in their past, Trump, Pope Francis to meet

    Economy

    Trump's visit to the Vatican is part of his first trip overseas as president, and follows an initial leg in Saudi Arabia and a visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories. The Italian activist jokingly said that the pope should have told the Trump administration that his mother was sick in order to find an excuse and get out of the meeting.
  • Trump's Budget Puts the Poor and the Planet in the Crosshairs

    Trump's Budget Puts the Poor and the Planet in the Crosshairs

    Economy

    U.S. Senators from both West Virginia and OH have mixed reactions on President Trump's proposed federal budget. Sherrod Brown is particularly concerned with proposed cuts to programs serving low-income and elderly residents. He predicted Republican House members will struggle in their home districts to defend the cuts to healthcare and education programmes. "You would hope that they would want to ask the folks who know the most about it", said Rep.
  • Analyst's Proposition on Huntsman Corporation (HUN), Coeur Mining, Inc. (CDE)

    Analyst's Proposition on Huntsman Corporation (HUN), Coeur Mining, Inc. (CDE)

    Economy

    The firm has "Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs given on Monday, December 12. Huntsman Corporation (HUN ) now has a Return on Assets (ROA) value of 3.6 Percent. (NASDAQ:AAPL) earned "Buy" rating by Maxim Group on Wednesday, January 27. Riccio Daniel J. sold $1.72 million worth of Apple Inc. On Friday, May 5 the insider Rosentrater Heather Lynn sold $112,548.
  • Aguilar Responds to Trump Budget Request

    Economy

    Other cuts are planned for federal workers' pensions and higher contributions toward those pension benefits, as well as trimming refundable tax credits paid to the working poor. Reaction among North Dakota leaders to President Donald Trump's 2018 federal budget proposal was split along party lines Tuesday, with Republicans calling parts of the budget a good start while Democrats blasted it as being harmful to wide swaths of the population.
  • Christie lays out train deal, Cuomo set for 'summer of hell'

    Christie lays out train deal, Cuomo set for 'summer of hell'

    Economy

    He wants the federal government to help figure out and fund transportation alternatives while fix work is undertaken after a spate of problems including two derailments. Citing a report by ABC 7 Eyewitness News in which an Amtrak engineer and a former conductor claimed the railroad ignored their warnings about tracks, Christie said "We know we can't trust Amtrak, and despite any agreement we reach with them we will need to be remain diligent and continue our demand that a private operator ...
  • Roger Moore, former 'James Bond', dead at 89

    Economy

    You will be missed most ardently. Our condolences to the Moore family. Roger Moore and his new wife Italian actress Luisa Mattioli, are surrounded by the press as they dance at Caxton Hall in London following their wedding on April 12, 1969.
  • Corn Crop Planting, Emergence on Pace

    Corn Crop Planting, Emergence on Pace

    Economy

    Oat emergence reached 92 percent, 2 days ahead of average. Topsoil moisture levels rated 0 percent very short, 0 percent short, 65 percent adequate and 35 percent surplus. The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade rose 0.1 percent to $3.75-1/2 a bushel, having gained 0.7 percent in the previous session when prices hit a high of $3.77-1/2 a bushel - the highest since May 2.
  • B&Q owner Kingfisher in the merde as French trading slides

    B&Q owner Kingfisher in the merde as French trading slides

    Economy

    Kingfisher added that it is on track to deliver its strategic milestones in the second year of its turnaround plan. Shares in the company fell as much as 7 percent, placing it on course for its biggest percentage drop since December and making it the biggest loser on the FTSE bluechip index.
  • Trump pledges to help end Palestinian-Israeli conflict

    Economy

    The hotel has hosted royal figures and statesmen and is one of the most secure residences in the Middle East. MARTIN: So what is on the president's itinerary? Allowing them to do so could have led to accusations that Washington was implicitly recognizing Israel's unilateral claim of sovereignty over the site, which would break with years of USA and worldwide precedent.
  • Aamir Khan now most followed Indian national on Weibo

    Aamir Khan now most followed Indian national on Weibo

    Economy

    It would be interesting to see if the movie reaches Rs 1,000 crore mark here. Trade analyst Ramesh Bala shared on Twitter that the film's net and gross collections in India stood at Rs 988 and Rs 1275 crore respectively and that it grossed Rs 290 crore in the overseas market.