Economy

President Donald Trump has triggered a sharp decline in the USA dollar by criticizing the currency's strength on the back of increased confidence in his presidency. The sheer volume of flip-flops is unbelievable, but so is the time frame: it would take a normal president years to reverse course on this many issues.
  • Two Deadly Blasts Hit Coptic Churches In Egypt

    Two Deadly Blasts Hit Coptic Churches In Egypt

    Economy

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has imposed a 3-month state of emergency in his country following the bomb attacks on two churches. Sisi said a top-level council for fighting terrorism and extremism will also be set up. A handful of black-clad women showed their identification papers to guards before being allowed to enter the church. That strategy looks unlikely to work in Egypt , where Sunnis vastly outnumber the Coptic minority, who make up some 10 percent of the ...
  • New York Just OK'd Tuition-Free College For Middle Class

    New York Just OK'd Tuition-Free College For Middle Class

    Economy

    That cap will lift to $110,000 the next year and ultimately reach up to $125,000 in 2019. Students who graduate with the scholarship must also live and work in NY for the same number of years that they received the scholarship. The Budget also includes $8 million to provide open education resources to students at SUNY and CUNY colleges. ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is set to make tuition at public colleges and universities free for middle-class students.
  • Fun times at Easter egg hunt

    Economy

    The Easter Bunny was also there to high five and pose for photos with youngsters as they waited for the hunt to begin. The North end of the park will be reserved for Easter Egg hunters. The Bureau County Fair queens will host the ninth annua; Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 15 . It takes place throughout Callanwolde's beautifully gardened grounds.
  • Unusual Volume Spikes For: American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO)

    Economy

    RSI measures the speed and change of a stock price to warn investors when a stock's momentum has carried it too far. Heading into the stock price potential, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. The company has a market capitalization of $2.50 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.84 and a beta of 0.91. The company's last traded volume of 3.55 million shares was more it's an average volume of 4.43 million shares.
  • United Airlines CEO apologises for 'truly horrific' passenger incident

    United Airlines CEO apologises for 'truly horrific' passenger incident

    Economy

    For Dao, who came to the USA after fleeing Vietnam by boat in 1975 when Saigon fell, being dragged off the plane "was more horrifying and harrowing than what he experienced in leaving Vietnam", Demetrio said. And once Dao refused to leave, Quinn said, the airline had a reason to use force. Chicago Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans was also set to speak.
  • North Korea condemns U.S. for bringing 'huge nuclear assets' to region

    Economy

    Guo says although the tension on the Korean Peninsula is high, it's not high to the point of having an imminent war. But the heat has been rising rapidly since Trump took office in January. From Twitter threats to Tomahawk missiles, U.S. president Donald Trump's unorthodox and seemingly impulsive approach to foreign policy has unsettled China, piling new pressure on its hands-off North Korea policy.
  • Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Bank of America Corporation (BAC)

    Economy

    A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of BAC. Dodge & Cox purchased a new stake in Bank of America Corp during the fourth quarter worth approximately $4,159,570,000. The business had revenue of $20 billion for the quarter. The company now has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 6.70% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 4.60%.
  • GM doubles down on self-driving cars, hiring 1100

    GM doubles down on self-driving cars, hiring 1100

    Economy

    Full-time jobs created under the credit proposal are expected to average $116,000, with minimum salaries of $59,000. The plan will see over 1,100 new employees recruited over the next five years and $14 million invested in a new research and development facility for Cruise Automation in San Francisco.
  • Financial prosecutors ask European Union to lift Le Pen's immunity

    Financial prosecutors ask European Union to lift Le Pen's immunity

    Economy

    Le Pen , a leading candidate in France's two-round presidential election on April 23 and May 7, calls the investigation unfounded and an effort to poison her presidential bid. At the weekend, Ms Le Pen herself denied that the French were directly responsible for a notorious round-up of Paris Jews in 1942 - despite the country accepting responsibility in 1995.
  • USA retail sales fell in March, second straight monthly drop

    USA retail sales fell in March, second straight monthly drop

    Economy

    It was the second straight monthly drop in sales for both categories. Sales tumbled 1.5 percent last month at auto dealers and 0.6 percent at restaurants and bars. It's the weakest two-month stretch of sales since the beginning of 2015, another sign first-quarter growth for the US economy is likely to end up on the lean side.