• BC Liberal Platform Promises Limited New Spending, Caps to Bridge Tolls

    BC Liberal Platform Promises Limited New Spending, Caps to Bridge Tolls

    Economy

    The B.C. Liberals may have a cautious platform , but the construction of a 10-lane bridge to replace the Massey Tunnel, and the $9-billion Site C hydroelectric dam won't be guaranteed without another win. "It's too little, too late". "How are you going to help us with the long-term plans of managing congestion?" James said the Liberals' promise to improve Wi-Fi on ferries shows how out of touch the party is.
  • McConnell talks Supreme Court, Syria

    McConnell talks Supreme Court, Syria

    Economy

    Gorsuch joins fellow conservatives Thomas, John Roberts, Samuel Alito and Anthony Kennedy on a court that also includes liberal justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan. Sen. James Inhofe of Oklahoma said of McConnell's tactic: "No. 1, it's courageous". Justice Gorsuch embodies what a good judge should be: He's impartial, applies the law fairly, and is an ardent supporter of the written Constitution.
  • NKorean official: Situation in a 'vicious cycle'

    Economy

    But the heat has been rising rapidly since Trump took office in January. In this undated photo distributed on Friday, April 14, 2017, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , center, watches a military drill at an undisclosed location.
  • President Trump Think The US Dollar "Is Getting To Strong"

    Economy

    It ended Wednesday with a 0.55 percent loss following Trump's comments. Experts told Reuters last week that the report would not likely use the manipulator label on China. But the unreliability of Trump's word and his evident unfamiliarity with basic policy knowledge have caused deep discomfort around the world as allies flail to discern his intentions.
  • 'Pink Star' Diamond Fetches Record $71.2 Million in Hong Kong

    'Pink Star' Diamond Fetches Record $71.2 Million in Hong Kong

    Economy

    It exceeded its $60 million estimate but was under the $83.2 million it sold for in 2014, although ultimately the winning bidder from that sale defaulted on payment. "It's the largest pink diamond ever found in the history of humankind". The Pink Star diamond was mined in Botswana, Africa, by De Beers in 1999 as a 132.5 carat rough diamond.
  • Nuclear tests and preemptive strikes: fears grow over North Korea escalation

    Economy

    North Korea's vice foreign minister says President Donald Trump's policy toward the country is more "vicious and aggressive" than President Barack Obama's. Officials gave no details as to the nature of the event or where it would take place, and similar announcements in the past have been linked to relatively low-key set pieces.
  • Canada bans removing passengers from overbooked airplanes

    Economy

    He suffered a concussion, a broken nose and two missing teeth when security officers forced him off the plane against his will, banging his head on armrests in the process, according to his lawyer. Dao's lawyers filed an emergency request with an IL state court on Wednesday to require United Continental Holdings Inc and the City of Chicago to preserve video recordings and other evidence related to the incident, which would be a precursor to a lawsuit.
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

    Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

    Economy

    Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Independence Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Exxon Mobil during the third quarter valued at about $821,000. Equities research analysts predict that Exxon Mobil will post $3.96 EPS for the current fiscal year. "( XOM ) is Azimuth Capital Management LLC's 3rd Largest Position" was first published by Community Financial News and is the property of of Community Financial News.
  • U.S to Launch Preemptive Strike on North Korea?

    U.S to Launch Preemptive Strike on North Korea?

    Economy

    North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Han Song Ryol told the Associated Press that Pyongyang will not "keep its arms crossed" in the face of a possible preemptive strike by the U.S. He has asked his advisers to give him all options for dealing with the nuclear-armed North. The Pentagon has refused to "publicly speculate on possible scenarios" of military action again North Korea, neither confirming nor denying reports that the United States navy is positioned within striking distance for ...
  • Richmond Fed Chief Resigns After Self-Identifying as Data Leaker

    Richmond Fed Chief Resigns After Self-Identifying as Data Leaker

    Economy

    He deeply regrets revealing FOMC information to Medley . When Fed insider Jeff Lacker leaked key information to a hedge fund adviser in 2012, it couldn't have been more valuable if he handed the adviser's clients bars of gold bullion. Lacker might have been trying to profit from this or affect policy by doing this? She also wrote that Fed officials discussed adding to its December statement an assurance not to raise interest rates until unemployment and inflation hit certain targets.