Economy

Talks between the Conservative party and the DUP ended today without a conclusion. Mrs Foster said: "There's been a lot of commentary around the issues that we are talking about and it won't surprise anyone that we are talking about matters that pertain, of course, to the nation generally".
  • Wolf, Casey call on Senate Republicans to save Medicaid

    Wolf, Casey call on Senate Republicans to save Medicaid

    Economy

    Republican Senator Joni Ernst is urging GOP leaders in the Senate to embrace "transparency" and give the public a chance to review the Senate GOP's alternative health care bill before the senate votes on the plan. But Price said "it's not a yes or no answer". In an interview with Reuters last month, McConnell said he did not yet know how he would get enough votes for an Obamacare repeal.
  • Verizon Communications taps former AOL head as CEO of Oath

    Economy

    Reuters reported last week that Verizon planned to cut about 2,000 jobs, or 15 percent, of the 14,000 employees at its Yahoo and AOL units. Telecommunication conglomerate Verizon concluded the $4.5 billion deal of Yahoo's takeover on Tuesday, ending the web company's 21-year history as an independent entity.
  • Trump acknowledges Russia probe includes him

    Economy

    Nor did he deny he has entered the miniscule ranks of sitting presidents who have become the subject of a criminal investigation. Thanks to his firing of Comey and Comey's personal memos that accuse #45 of trying to get him to drop the investigation against ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn , the President is reportedly now under investigation for obstruction of justice.
  • Saudi-Turkish ties strained over differing views on Qatar

    Saudi-Turkish ties strained over differing views on Qatar

    Economy

    The Qatari government has repeatedly rejected the allegations of supporting individuals and groups blacklisted as "terrorists" as "baseless". In an interview aired Thursday with Portuguese broadcaster RTP, Erdogan said work on the Turkish base in Qatar began in 2014 with the aim of supporting regional security.
  • Trump Announces Plan To Privatize Air Traffic Control

    Trump Announces Plan To Privatize Air Traffic Control

    Economy

    Trump wants to speed up the rollout of that system by turning over the upgrade and management of the air traffic control system to a private company. Elaine Chao and officials from the FAA when he meets with airline executives and airline union representatives in the White House East Room.
  • FTSE 100 Slips As Fed Increases Interest Rates

    FTSE 100 Slips As Fed Increases Interest Rates

    Economy

    The Fed raised its rate by a quarter percentage point on Wednesday to one-and-a-quarter-percent citing great progress in the us economy including an increased number of jobs and a drop in the unemployment rate. The FTSE 100 of Britain dropped 0.4 percent to 7,474.40. But the New Zealand dollar skidded 0.8 percent to $0.7213, moving away from the previous session's four-month high of $0.7319.
  • May meets DUP leader for urgent talks

    Economy

    May is set to meet DUP leader Arlene Foster in London on Tuesday but will face demands from the DUP for more money for Northern Ireland . May's Conservatives in power. "The last thing we want to see is one or other of the communities so aggrieved that the hard men, who are still there lurking in the corners of the communities decide to return to some form of violence", he said.
  • Harman takes the lead at US open

    Harman takes the lead at US open

    Economy

    There is a palpable excitement around the grounds at Erin Hills due to the packed leaderboard that portends a thrilling weekend and the fact that the course has shown well-challenging yet fair. Amazingly it could have been even better if not for bogeys on the fourth and 10th, as well as a missed eagle putt from six feet on the 15th after he had driven the green on the 288-yard par four.
  • RSA Insurance Group Plc (RSNAY) Reviewed By Analysts

    Economy

    The firm now has a neutral rating on the stock. The stock of Supergroup PLC (LON:SGP) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, January 7 by Peel Hunt. This was disclosed in analysts note on Wednesday morning. The rating was downgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, July 15 to "Market Perform". Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in Q4 2016. They expect $1.12 EPS, up 19.15% or $0.18 from last year's $0.94 per share.