• Cuba denounces Donald Trump policy changes but is open to dialogue

    Economy

    Before detente: Before former President Barack Obama launched detente with Cuba in December 2014, most Americans without family ties to Cuba traveled to the island on expensive guided tours dedicated to full-time "meaningful interaction" with the Cuban people and - in principle at least - avoiding activities that could be considered tourism, which is illegal under US law.
  • Trump Plans Major Restrictions on Cuba Travel

    Trump Plans Major Restrictions on Cuba Travel

    Economy

    White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed June 15 that Trump would "make an announcement on US-Cuba policy", but refused to elaborate. Despite Obama's effort to improve ties, the Republican-dominated Congress has refused to lift Washington's 57-year-old embargo against Havana, which makes it illegal for USA corporations to do business with Cuba.
  • Putin offers Comey political asylum in acerbic remarks

    Economy

    It will be recalled that Comey had accused President Donald Trump of firing him to try to undermine the FBI investigation into possible collusion between his 2016 presidential campaign team and Russian Federation. During the broadcast, a man from Arizona who said he was a "friend of Russia " called in and asked Putin how he could combat "racist Russophobia" in the United States .
  • Lee Danner & Bass Inc. Raises Position in Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)

    Economy

    About 1.86 million shares traded. However, most financial instruments are traded after hours, which means that the the closing price of a stock might not match the after-hours price. Welch And Forbes Lc stated it has 4,765 shares. Hanson Mcclain reported 117 shares stake. Integrated Wealth Counsel Ltd Liability Corporation holds 76 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio.
  • Manila casino attacker was a gambling addict, police say

    Manila casino attacker was a gambling addict, police say

    Economy

    The identity of Resorts World Manila attacker was revealed today, June 4 by National Capital Region Police Office chief Police Director Oscar D. Albayalde. The Strait Times reported that Albayalde said Carlos' family said he had been hooked on gambling and was in debt by at least four million pesos, the USA equivalent of $111,897.
  • Brexit : Britain, EU to begin negotiations on Monday

    Economy

    Mrs May's botched election gamble has left her so weakened that her Brexit strategy is the subject of debate within her party, with former prime ministers John Major and David Cameron calling on her to soften her Brexit approach. Environment Secretary Michael Gove declined to deny the reports when pressed, but told Sky News that the reality of the election result meant that May and her government would need to reach beyond party lines.
  • Cuba denounces Trump policy changes but is open to dialogue

    Economy

    Anti-President Donald Trump protester chants anti-Trump slogans during the president's visit to the Manuel Artime Theater, Friday, June 16, 2017, in Miami . And the USA government will police other trips to ensure travelers are pursuing a "full-time schedule of educational exchange activities". But none of the changes will become effective until the Treasury Department issues new regulations, which could take months.
  • Bond yields rise as Fed defies weak data to hold course

    Bond yields rise as Fed defies weak data to hold course

    Economy

    At the depths of the recession, the Fed began buying Treasury and mortgage bonds to try to depress long-term loan rates. Asked about the criticism, Yellen said , "I don't think.The Fed's credibility has been impaired". "In the 1970s, that faith led the Fed to keep rates too low, leading to very high inflation". Copper fell 0.6 percent to $5,665 a tonne, having earlier hit a one-week low of $5,642, while Shanghai aluminium dropped 1.2 percent to $13,560 a tonne.
  • US Fed raises rates, unveils balance sheet cuts in sign of confidence

    US Fed raises rates, unveils balance sheet cuts in sign of confidence

    Economy

    The Federal Reserve should not raise interest rates again without confidence inflation is heading toward its 2 percent target , said Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan, while Minneapolis's Neel Kashkari said he opposed the central bank's decision to hike this week because of recent softening in price pressures.
  • ICC Champions Trophy: Group stage game not relevant in final, says Kohli

    ICC Champions Trophy: Group stage game not relevant in final, says Kohli

    Economy

    Miandad gave a 50-50 chance to both teams to winning the final. "We haven't decided the playing XI (for the final)". He bowled in the nets on Friday without problems. He heats up the action when things were supposed to be calm. Ali is a wicket-taker and the reason for our wins is that he comes in the middle period and takes wickets.
  • How Analysts Feel About RSA Insurance Group plc (LON:RSA)?

    Economy

    It has outperformed by 29.75% the S&P500. Among 18 analysts covering National Express Group PLC ( LON:NEX ), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. In CVMD, it is expanding its portfolio into the cardiovascular-renal area with late-stage assets, such as ZS-9 and roxadustat, as well as investing to explore the benefits of its SGLT2 and GLP-1 franchises in chronic kidney disease (CKD) and heart failure (HF).