Economy

Residents of East Chicago, Indiana and their supporters rally near a public-housing complex on April 19, 2017, ahead of a visit by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. It was EPA officials who learned that the state Department of Environmental Quality had not required corrosion treatments when Flint switched to using the Flint River for its water, resulting in lead leaching from aging pipes.
  • Xi urges trade links in meeting with Trump

    Xi urges trade links in meeting with Trump

    Economy

    The Republican president, who took office on Jan 20, tweeted last week that the United States could no longer tolerate massive trade deficits and job losses and that his meeting with Xi Jinping "will be a very hard one". Steel: The New York Times reported last week that Trump plans to soon sign an executive order targeting countries, notably China, that sell steel in the US market at below cost prices.
  • United Airlines can't say if video has hit sales

    Economy

    Blumental recently penned a letter to US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao - whose department is reportedly reviewing the United Airlines incident - outlining his concerns with the treatment of passengers by US airlines. "There was never a consideration for firing an employee". The increases came after United came under fire after it called security officers to forcibly remove passenger David Dao from an overbooked flight in order to seat crew members for another flight.
  • Bayern blasts referee after Champions League loss to Madrid

    Bayern blasts referee after Champions League loss to Madrid

    Economy

    About 4,500 Bayern fans travelled to watch the Germans bow out 6-3 on aggregate, after going down on the night 4-2 in extra time in the quarter-final second leg. "A player who is out there on the field, with that tension, it's normal". "We're very angry, a game with that much intensity can't be decided by the referee".
  • Turkey rejects European Union call for referendum probe

    Economy

    Meanwhile hundreds of people were demonstrating in Istanbul , protesting the narrow win of the president. Responding to the results, Mr. Erdogan said Turkey had made a historic decision in backing an executive presidential system, adding that the "Yes" camp had secured 25 million referendum votes, 1.3 million ahead of "No".
  • New 'Australian values' test planned for citizenship

    New 'Australian values' test planned for citizenship

    Economy

    Mr Shorten said he backs reforms to 457 visas , but not just a category name- change. After the Australian Government announced that it will abolish the Subclass 457 Visa for foreign workers-a move that spells uncertainty for many Indians working there-India said that it is looking into the consequences.
  • IGT announces agreement to sell social casino subsidiary

    IGT announces agreement to sell social casino subsidiary

    Economy

    International Game Technology presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $27.50. Shares of International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT) traded down 5.74% on Friday, reaching $21.84. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, March 21st. International Game Technology's dividend payout ratio is now 307.69%. While taking a look at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators about International Game Technology PLC (IGT ) .
  • International Monetary Fund forecasts pickup in world economy

    International Monetary Fund forecasts pickup in world economy

    Economy

    The report contains the main forecasts for Hungary without added comment. The IMF lifted Japan's 2017 growth projection by 0.4 percentage point from January, to 1.2 percent, while the eurozone and China both saw a 0.1 percentage point growth forecast increase to 1.7 percent and 6.6 percent, respectively.
  • Abbott sales, profit propped up by St. Jude acquisition

    Abbott sales, profit propped up by St. Jude acquisition

    Economy

    Abbott Laboratories (ABT) now has a consensus Price Target of $47.5. Abbott Laboratories (ABT ) is now showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 3.3%. Zacks Investment Research raised Abbott Laboratories from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $46.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, January 10th.
  • Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) Files An 8-K Other Events

    Economy

    UMPQ's stock has received different recommendations from Financial Analysts, according to data provided by FactSet. Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Umpqua Holdings Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $21.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, December 27th.
  • United CEO Meets With Chinese Consulate

    Economy

    United said this week its chief executive met with the Chinese consulate in Chicago over the possible impact to bookings from a customer being dragged off a plane but it was too early to tell if business in China had been hit by the event.