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Economy

Daniel J. Cardinali, president and CEO of Independent Sector , stated that the budget signals unprecedented retreats from federal programming aimed at supporting the nation's most vulnerable populations. Administration officials say that the limitation proposed in the budget would focus taxpayer money on families who need it the most. "Why? Because that's what the president said when he was campaigning, that he would not change those things", he said.
  • Moody's downgrades Hong Kong credit rating after China cut

    Economy

    Gross domestic product grew 6.9 percent in the first quarter, above the full-year target of 6.5 percent and the 6.8-percent growth in the fourth quarter of 2016. Moody's also forecast that China's growth potential will decline to about 5 per cent in the next five years, for reasons including a smaller working age population and a continuing productivity slowdown.
  • Tylenol Maker to Pay $33M Settlement for Tainted Drugs

    Tylenol Maker to Pay $33M Settlement for Tainted Drugs

    Economy

    Today's filing alleges that Johnson & Johnson acting through McNeil violated consumer protection laws by delivering for introduction into state markets certain batches of over-the-counter drugs that failed to comply with federal standards, and as such, were deemed adulterated.
  • Trump visits Israel's Holocaust Museum, hails Jewish people

    Economy

    Trump's convoy entered Bethlehem shortly before 10:00, arriving from the 300 Checkpoint and driving past Israel's illegal Separation Wall. The demonstrations are meant to draw attention to a month-long hunger strike by hundreds of prisoners being held by Israel and to protest what many Palestinians say is unfair US support for Israel.
  • Most Active Volume Stock: General Electric Company (GE)

    Most Active Volume Stock: General Electric Company (GE)

    Economy

    Stock's minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $24 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $36, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 28% from its latest closing price of $28.18.
  • Moody's downgrades Hong Kong after China ratings cut

    Economy

    As the Chinese government facilitates the economy's transition into a more supply-side focus with a shift from manufacturing to services, Moody's surmised that stimulus programmes would be further exacerbate the debt problem in pursuit of higher growth figures.
  • Liberum Capital Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Costain Group PLC (COST)

    Economy

    Pennon Group Plc (LSE:PNN) presently has a 10 month price index of 0.97613. In other Talktalk Telecom Group PLC news, insider Tristia Harrison sold 25,650 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 10th. 581,966 shares of the stock were exchanged. Neuberger Berman Grp accumulated 0.07% or 870,891 shares. Heritage Investors Management Corp increased its stake in shares of BP plc by 0.9% in the first quarter.
  • Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) Sale Analysis

    Economy

    Finally, Vetr raised shares of Frontier Communications Corp from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating and set a $3.09 price objective on the stock in a research note on Monday, March 27th. The company now has a Return on Equity of -10.20% and a Return on Investment of 5.10%. The stock now has Weekly Volatility of 7.75% and Monthly Volatility of 7.51%.
  • N.Korea test fired another ballistic missile

    N.Korea test fired another ballistic missile

    Economy

    Participants included Adm. Harry Harris, commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, Gen. Vincent Brooks, commander of the U.S. Forces Korea and the Combined Forces Command, and Lt. Following news last week that North Korea's missile defense program was developing faster than expected , leader Kim Jong Un ordered mass production of a medium-range ballistic missile with the ability to reach U.S.
  • Special Aide to Brazil's Temer Arrested in Corruption Probe

    Special Aide to Brazil's Temer Arrested in Corruption Probe

    Economy

    Driven back, the protesters spread out, with some throwing stones against ministry buildings. Embattled Brazilian President Michel Temer says he will only leave office if forced out because stepping down would be an admission of guilt in a corruption scandal that has led to growing calls for his ouster.
  • United flight evacuated after engine fire erupts

    Economy

    See more at PIX11.com . Reports of 5 minor injuries. "We are working to get our customers to San Francisco as soon as possible", Guerin said in a statement. Newark was closed for one hour and flights rerouted to nearby airports as grounds crew dealt with the fire. There were 124 passengers and seven crew members on the flight.
  • Spurs Fan Suing Zaza Pachulia, Warriors Over Injury To Kawhi Leonard

    Spurs Fan Suing Zaza Pachulia, Warriors Over Injury To Kawhi Leonard

    Economy

    He didn't break a bone or tear a ligament or do anything that would seem to be serious, so again it was easy to say he could be back for Game 3 . Game 3 starts at 9 p.m. "We felt sorry for ourselves", Popovich said. "Somebody's got to teach him if the California Highway Patrol tells you to move, you move over, " Popovich said.