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by | March 19, 2017 | 01:06

Japan's Nikkei 225 is down 0.2 percent Wednesday while Germany's DAX is 0.1 percent higher. MSCI's emerging equity index jumped almost 2 percent - the biggest daily gain since last July - after the U.S. The central bank's rate increase was spurred by steady economic growth, strong job gains and confidence that inflation is rising to the central bank's target.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:34

The Opinionway poll also showed Le Pen, who has pledged to take France out of the euro, narrowing Macron's lead in the second round run-off. The Bank of England also stood pat on interest rates at 0.25%. "The really interesting thing will be how hawkish the Fed sounds when they give the forecast of rate rises for the year", he said. A weaker dollar typically strengthens the investment appeal of precious metals, which are priced in the USA currency.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:31

Bay Area tech firms are still reeling from several revelations that show Russian Federation may not be the only government hacking into their products. Baratov was arrested Tuesday by authorities in Canada. Belan successfully fled to Russian Federation, after being arrested in Europe in June 2013, thereby escaping being extradited to the US.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:32

They suggest that whoever posted this tweet wanted a lot of people to see it as it was the "pinned tweet" for the McDonald's Twitter account, while it lasted anyway. Not only are they beholden to spruiking their product day in, day out, they also have to avoid pushing out content which would even mildly perturb their core audience.

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:28

Ten people were hurt but remarkably no one was killed when Sicily's Mount Etna blew its top overnight, forcing those nearby into a panicked flight back towards the nearby city of Catania. In another astonishing shot, Morelle shared a photo of her camerawoman holding up a burned-through jacket that she said had been hit by a hot rock.

by | March 15, 2017 | 01:15

During mid-December, Pershing held over 18.1 million common shares of Valeant stock, as well as call options for the purchase of more than 9.1 million shares, showed regulatory filings. Investors respond to the organizational shakeup as shares rise 12 per cent on the TSX to $39.28. BTIG Research reaffirmed a "neutral" rating on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl in a research note on Wednesday, January 11th.

by | March 12, 2017 | 01:04

The company, based in St. Paul, released a statement that it has have suffered from online competition and from its key vendors selling more items directly to customers. The company anticipates a winning bid will be approved in early May and the sale will close by May 15. It voluntarily filed for federal Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to help sell it and its subsidiaries.

by | March 12, 2017 | 01:01

The Southern District of NY, the prominent post to which Obama appointed Bharara in 2009, includes the Manhattan and Bronx boroughs as well as neighboring areas just north of the city. Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores had said Attorney General Jeff Sessions asked "all remaining 46 presidentially appointed US Attorneys to tender their resignations in order to ensure a uniform transition".

by | March 09, 2017 | 00:41

While trading at volume above than average, American Electric Power Company, Inc. Taking a brief view of stock performance, we see that Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) shares are now trading $1.08 off the 50-day moving average of $43.86 and $2.11 off of the 200-day moving average of $42.83.

by | March 08, 2017 | 00:43

The offerings will work alongside technology that HPE acquired from 3Par, which also is centered around provisioning. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE ) will buy Nimble Storage for $1.09 billion (£894m) in a move to push deeper into the hybrid IT market.

by | March 07, 2017 | 00:47

The New Zealand dollar has extended its decline to a seven-week low as growing speculation the US Federal Reserve will hike interest rates this month. A major reason for the recent signals from Fed officials for a rate increase is the robust job market. She also reiterated that the pace of rate increases is likely to speed up over the next few years.

by | March 05, 2017 | 01:14

But in recent years the firm has booked repeated losses, costing Detroit-based GM around $15 billion (14 billion euros) since 2000. At the time, the representatives of the companies have refused to explain why that happened, and it is possible that we will never grasp why Peugeot, Citroen, and Opel did not want to share the platforms of their mid-sized models and their subcompacts, on top of the deal for minivans and commercial vehicles.

by | March 05, 2017 | 01:10

Dundee Securities restated a "neutral" rating and set a $20.00 price objective on shares of Empire District Electric Company (The) in a research report on Friday, September 23rd. 12/05/2016 - General Electric Company had its " rating reiterated by analysts at William Blair. Emerson Electric Co is a diversified global manufacturing company, which provides solutions to customers by bringing technology and engineering together in the industrial, commercial and consumer markets around the world.

by | March 04, 2017 | 00:58

The Greyball program, which was reportedly approved by Uber's legal team, remains in use today and is part of a global operation to stop people from, in Uber's eyes, using its service improperly. It also uses greyballing to protect itself from collusion between the local transportation authority and taxi companies in some cities in the U.S., Uber told the Times .

by | March 04, 2017 | 00:55

The genial Republican drew less fire from Democrats during his confirmation process than other Trump nominees, but Perry faces numerous same tough issues over regulations, the department's activities to slow climate change, and potentially deep cuts in manpower and spending.

by | March 03, 2017 | 01:14

Vargas was brought to the USA from Argentina when she was 7 years old. Vargas' attorney, Abigail Peterson, told BuzzFeed News that Vargas had filed to renew her Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status, which gives her protection from deportation, on February 10, and so was surprised she was detained.

by | March 03, 2017 | 01:00

OPEC's own report indicates their member nations had a compliance rate of 90-percent for the first month of 2017. The International Energy Agency has said it was impressed with OPEC's compliance, calling it a record level. USA crude stocks have increased for seven weeks consecutively. However, if it was a little exceeded, oil production cut in January will cover this surplus, he said.

by | March 03, 2017 | 00:59

So going forward, we will work together to establish a technology-neutral privacy framework for the online world. " The Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission are committed to protecting the online privacy of American consumers".

by | March 03, 2017 | 00:58

WASHINGTON, The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a 44-year-low last week, pointing to further tightening in the labor market even as economic growth appears to have remained moderate in the first quarter. Individuals continuing to receive unemployment benefits as of the week ending February 18 rose by 3,000 to 2.066 million from the prior week's upwardly revised level of 2.063 million (from 2.06 million).

by | March 03, 2017 | 00:56

Treasury yields, which had already been rising overnight through this morning, reached 2.47% by 10:45 a.m. ET, a two-week high, according to Tradeweb. "We continue to see strength around the auto industry", said Steve Menaker, industry leader for consulting firm RSM US (Chicago). Ian Shepherdson, chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics , said: "This is the sixth straight increase in the index, confirming that the industrial recovery is gathering pace as the sector shakes off the hit from ...