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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is now overseeing the investigation into President Trump's campaign, but there's been speculation he could step down . Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the deputy White House press secretary, has to answer for his dumbass tweets , and CNN notes that she's referring inquiries into his tweets to his private attorney, Marc Kasowitz.
  • How Fed plans to trim its balance sheet

    Economy

    And the consequences range beyond US shores. Higher U.S. rates also tend to cause an outflow of capital from developing countries that can ill-afford it. Most credit cards and home equity lines of credit are linked to the prime rate, so the rates on those will rise a quarter-point, too. Other factors can also keep rates low.
  • Jefferies Group LLC Reaffirms Buy Rating for Zpg Plc (ZPG)

    Economy

    The Firm designs, makes and sells sealing, fuel and brake delivery, fluid transfer and anti-vibration systems for use in passenger vehicles and light trucks manufactured by global original equipment manufacturers. Among 15 analysts covering Booker Group PLC ( LON:BOK ), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. Indivior PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 202.81 and a 52-week high of GBX 382.30.
  • Do you have confidence in the economy?

    Do you have confidence in the economy?

    Economy

    However, he said it reminded investors that the Fed remains the test case for whether central banks can ever "normalise" rates. Fed is closely monitoring the global economic and financial developments as well as measures of inflation . Fed Chair Janet Yellen earlier this week expressed confidence that with the USA unemployment rate at a 16-year low of 4.3 percent, inflation will rise toward the Fed's 2-percent goal over the medium term.
  • Trump heading to OH to talk infrastructure

    Trump heading to OH to talk infrastructure

    Economy

    Chances for infrastructure legislation may be dim, too, given the poisonous atmosphere in Washington as an undisciplined president courts controversy over Twitter and an angry liberal base goads Democratic lawmakers to battle him at every turn.
  • US Fed raises rates, provokes caution in Indian markets

    US Fed raises rates, provokes caution in Indian markets

    Economy

    RATE HIKE: The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the third time since December, something investors had widely expected based on the Fed's recent statements. The bank also confirmed that it would be winding back parts of its quantitative easing (QE) scheme and reducing the balance sheet, indicating to markets that the Fed was confident about normalising monetary policy.
  • Immelt shook up GE's business model, but not its stock price

    Immelt shook up GE's business model, but not its stock price

    Economy

    Immelt's successor, John Flannery , is a product of GE's excellent leadership development process and seems superbly prepared for the job. Immelt helped shepherd GE's move from CT to Boston, complete with $150 million in tax breaks and incentives, and Walsh said he did not expect the company's plans to change.
  • Shoppers may see big changes after Amazon buys Whole Foods

    Economy

    At least one local shopper at the Andover Whole Foods store had a much different perspective on the deal. Whole Foods did not embrace Jana's suggestions. Assuming the deal closed at $42 per share, Jana's stake would be worth $1.09 billion. The $42 per share offer represents a premium of 27 percent to the upmarket grocery chain's Thursday close.
  • This is peak investing: Stocks, bonds and concerns are up

    Economy

    Traders had been set up for a tiresome session Wednesday, especially after the much weaker than expected U.S. Retail Sales and CPI data early in the session. This rate is a 25 basis points increase over the current one of 0.91 per cent. They see Fed policymakers raising the bank's key overnight borrowing rate one more time by the end of 2017 and three times in 2018 despite growing concerns that inflation would fall short of their 2.0 percent goal in the foreseeable future, according to ...
  • Significant Movements: Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR)

    Economy

    Also, VP Warren L. Troupe sold 15,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Monday, April 3rd. Fort Washington Invest Advsrs Oh reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN). RBC Capital Markets has "Sector Perform" rating and $25 target. The firm has "Neutral" rating by DA Davidson given on Friday, April 1. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Friday, September 4 with "Equal-Weight".