Economy

Protesters gathered at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday to show their displeasure with the Republican health care bill now being drafted and the secrecy that surrounds it. Currently, the so-called Hyde Amendment, which is regularly attached to annual funding bills, already prohibits federal agencies from using funds for abortion services.
  • Barbie's Man Ken Just Got a Major Makeover

    Barbie's Man Ken Just Got a Major Makeover

    Economy

    Following the evolution of Barbie a year ago, in which the doll was created with new body types, skin tones and hairstyles, Ken now comes in three different body types - slim, broad and original, and has a selection of different hairstyles to choose from, including a man bun! On the tails of Barbie's new looks , Mattel is looking to make its dolls "more diverse and appeal to today's kids", according to an Associated Press article.
  • Trump Is Wrong about Cuba, Mexican Press Highlights

    Economy

    Trump has stopped short of completely resetting relations with Cuba again: He isn't ending diplomatic ties, or closing the U.S. Embassy in Havana or placing restrictions on cigars, rum and other items that Americans can schlep home. Under the expected changes, the US will ban American financial transactions with the dozens of enterprises run by the military-linked corporation GAESA, which operates dozens of hotels, tour buses, restaurants and other facilities.
  • Israel ignores United Nations, begins construction on new West Bank settlement

    Israel ignores United Nations, begins construction on new West Bank settlement

    Economy

    Discussions have been ongoing since that May 22 trip, the official said. Israel says seven Arabs were arrested over a plot to kill army officers for the Islamic militant Hamas that rules Gaza to avenge the killing of one its members. Through U.S. mediators, Israel and Saudi Arabia have discussed a variety of potential actions that would show their intention to develop open diplomatic relations once the conflict with the Palestinians is resolved, Kara said.
  • Need to protect central bank independence: South Africa's finance minister

    Need to protect central bank independence: South Africa's finance minister

    Economy

    Absa bank, which bought Bankorp in 1992, should reimburse the state, according to Mkhwebane, the public protector. S&P Global Ratings and Fitch Ratings Ltd . The independence row has also highlighted divisions within the tripartite alliance of the ruling African National Congress, the country's biggest union, Cosatu, and the South African Communist Party (SACP).
  • Long term Growth Analysis of Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN)

    Economy

    Dimensional Fund Advsrs L P has 5.97 million shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. The Average Volume of the company is 4.48 Million and P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0, while Forward P/E ratio is 0. Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN) now has a trailing P/E of -1.76 while its forward P/E according to Thomson Reuters is -21.56. It has underperformed by 41.84% the S&P500.
  • EU, Britain possible to strike 'fair Brexit deal', says Michel Barnier

    EU, Britain possible to strike 'fair Brexit deal', says Michel Barnier

    Economy

    In their June 2016 referendum, the majority of the British citizens voted in favor of Brexit (51.9% to 48.1%). Almost a year to the day since Britons shocked themselves and their neighbors by voting on June 23 to cut loose from their main trading partner, and nearly three months since Prime Minister Theresa May locked them into a two-year countdown to Brexit in March 2019, almost nothing about the future is clear.
  • Sell-Side Research on Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), LendingClub Corporation (LC)

    Sell-Side Research on Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), LendingClub Corporation (LC)

    Economy

    Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) stock reached a 1-year peak price of $54.84. The SI to Ameren Corporation's float is 2.95%. Highfields Cap Mgmt Limited Partnership, Massachusetts-based fund reported 1.62M shares. Goldman Sachs initiated the stock with "Neutral" rating in Thursday, May 19 report. Deutsche Bank upgraded the shares of FCX in report on Tuesday, March 21 to "Hold" rating.
  • Tractor Supply Company (TSCO) Can't Be More Risky. Just Reaches Yearly Low

    Economy

    The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 13 by Telsey Advisory Group. Now Tractor Supply Company's current price is $42.36 shy of the official highest sell-side analyst price target on Wall Street. Franklin Res reported 0.02% stake. Stephens Ar stated it has 55,305 shares or 0.17% of all its holdings. Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) stock tumbled -0.06% to $16.29 on the closing of 06/20/2017.
  • European Central Bank expected to keep taps open as economic outlook uncertain

    Economy

    Bank in Helena, Montana. Policymakers left the ECB's monetary policies unchanged but tweaked its so-called forward guidance on the future direction of interest rates. Measures of underlying inflation remain low and have yet to show convincing signs of a pick-up, as unutilized resources are still weighing on domestic price and wage formation, Draghi said .
  • China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on NKorea

    Economy

    President Trump tweeted his frustration Tuesday that China has not done more to control North Korea, stating: "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China to help with North Korea, it has not worked out". Tillerson stressed the need to choke off funding sources including money laundering, labor export and computer hacking. "Countries around the world and in the UN Security Council are joining in this effort and we hope China will do its part as well", he said.