Dodd-Frank dismantling passes first big legislative hurdle

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-TX, first introduced the act previous year in attempts to replace the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Despite the political war over of the details of the Fina... More..

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USA commerce secretary denies 'trade war' with Canada

The Canadian government disagrees strongly with the decision by the U.S.to impose such a punitive and unfair duty, said Canadian Minister if Natural Resources Jim Carr and Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia...More..

OPEC likely to agree to cut oil production again in May meeting
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

OPEC likely to agree to cut oil production again in May meeting

Prices are still more than 50 percent below their peak in 2014, when surging shale output triggered crude oil's biggest price collapse in a generation and left rival producers, such as Saudi Arabia , scrambl...More..

Horizon Pharma (HZNP) Misses Q1 Earnings, Shares Crash
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Horizon Pharma (HZNP) Misses Q1 Earnings, Shares Crash

Horizon Pharma PLC now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $28.00. Mizuho dropped their price target on Horizon Pharma PLC from $25.00 to $22.00 and set a "buy" rating for the comp...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Whiting Petroleum Corp (WLL) Bond Prices Rise 1.3%

The overall volume in the last trading session was 5.18 million shares, versus the average volume of 2.15 million shares. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, April 26 by Cantor Fitzgerald. A number of hed...More..

Delve into today's share market: Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRCD)
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Delve into today's share market: Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRCD)

The business is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 18th. News headlines about Brocade Communications Systems (NASDAQ:BRCD) have trended somewhat positive this week, ...More..

How Trump's tax plan would affect households
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

How Trump's tax plan would affect households

In fact, 44 percent of all USA households pay no federal income tax, though most pay other taxes. It added that under the campaign plan, families earning between $10,000 and $30,000 a year would receive an aver...More..

Sinclair Broadcast Group acquires Tribune Media
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Sinclair Broadcast Group acquires Tribune Media

Tribune Media has 42 owned or operated broadcast stations, as well as cable network WGN America, Tribune Studios and WGN-Radio. "The acquisition will also create substantial synergistic value through operati...More..

BNP Paribas SA (BNP) PT Set at €66.00 by Citigroup Inc
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

BNP Paribas SA (BNP) PT Set at €66.00 by Citigroup Inc

Finally, Royal Bank of Canada set a €72.00 ($78.26) price objective on shares of BNP Paribas SA and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday. The original version of this article can b...More..

Oil prices improve on hopes of OPEC deal extension
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Oil prices improve on hopes of OPEC deal extension

Despite this, both Brent and WTI crude benchmarks are sitting below $50 per barrel as global markets remain bloated due to brimming storage and ongoing high drilling and production. Baker Hughes will release we...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Analysts Anticipate Air Transport Services Group Inc. (ATSG) to Announce $0.12 EPS

The River Road Asset Management Llc holds 2.30 million shares with $36.72M value, down from 2.55 million last quarter. The stock increased 17.14% or $3.21 during the last trading session, reaching $21.94. The c...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Alanis Morissette's former manager given prison sentence for stealing millions from her

The singer said the theft was carried out "in a long, systematic, drawn-out and sinister manner" and would have bankrupted her within three years if it had carried on. Jonathan Schwartz admitted stealing $5m (...More..

Baahubali 2 Makes 100 Crore A Passé, Collects 1000 Crores Worldwide!
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Baahubali 2 Makes 100 Crore A Passé, Collects 1000 Crores Worldwide!

Prabhastook off for a holiday in the USA a day after Baahubali 2: The Conclusion was released. Director SS Rajamouli has received huge appreciation from fans and celebs that the movie has reached Hollywood le...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Economy adds 211000 jobs in April

More broadly, the USA labor market has added jobs every month since October 2010, a long stretch that has slowly repaired much of the damage from the Great Recession and allowed the Fed to start raising short-t...More..

Vector Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:VGR) To Report Earnings
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Vector Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:VGR) To Report Earnings

It is 0.00% or $0 reaching $40.41 per share. The share price of Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) was down -0.05% during the last trading session, with a day high of 21.71. Estabrook Capital Mngmt reported 1,614 s...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

'I blew it': Warren Buffett laments missing out on Google

The moves will test the strength of Berkshire's decentralized structure. "Berkshire in fact ended March with more than $96 billion of cash and cash-like instruments, and Vice chair Charlie Munger said it coul...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Tense France votes in presidential election, decides Europe's fate

Turnouts at midday in 2012 and 2007 were 30.66 percent and 34.11 percent respectively. Over a quarter of voters abstained - the highest on record for France in decades (perhaps because far-left candidate Jean...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Trump Confident Senate Will Join House in Repealing US Health Law

The plan would shift costs onto states by capping Medicaid payments per recipient. "We cannot allow people in this country to go with inadequate health insurance or with no health insurance, because no matt...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Energy shares lead world stock losses on volatile oil price

West Texas Intermediate for June delivery dropped as much as $1.76, or 3.9 percent, to $43.76 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, and was at $44.12 at 1 p.m.in Hong Kong. Increased production from the...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Pfizer Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.32 (PFE)

The stock's average target of $38.75 is 16.23% above today's ($33.34) share price. 12/07/2016 - Pfizer, Inc. had its "overweight" rating reiterated by analysts at Sanford C. Perhaps, that suggests something a...More..

Emmanuel Macron Wins French Presidential Election Over Rival Marine Le Pen
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Emmanuel Macron Wins French Presidential Election Over Rival Marine Le Pen

However France's youngest ever president got off to an embarrassing start as he was unknowingly caught on live TV practicing his victory speech . "I know the divisions in our nation that led some to extreme ...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

North Korea Takes Another American Hostage

North Korea has detained another USA citizen, bringing the total number of Americans held by the regime to four. North Korea said on Sunday that it has detained another Korean American for attempting hostile ...More..

U.S. President Trump says looking forward to working with Macron
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

U.S. President Trump says looking forward to working with Macron

Macron's minority is due to a much deeper and more profound malaise that has gripped France for years - its people are seeking something, anything new, and most are dissatisfied with the choices presented to th...More..

Berkshire Hathaway shareholder events continue Sunday
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Berkshire Hathaway shareholder events continue Sunday

Wells Fargo responded to Buffett's remarks before the end of the day's meeting, saying in a statement that the bank has taken "decisive action to fix the problems". Two shareholder proposals that would have r...More..

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) Shares Bought by Regent Investment Management LLC
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) Shares Bought by Regent Investment Management LLC

Physicians Financial Services Inc. bought a new stake in Delta Air Lines during the third quarter valued at about $110,000. Typically, they estimate what the company's earnings and cash flow will be for the n...More..

US government shutdown possible if Democrats don't act better: Mulvaney
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

US government shutdown possible if Democrats don't act better: Mulvaney

Democrats say House Republicans up for re-election next year will face a backlash from voters over the bill. Fred Upton of MI and Billy Long of Missouri emerged from a White House meeting with Trump saying they...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Why are US Republicans gunning for the Dodd-Frank Act?

There were several heated exchanges between lawmakers during the week, one of which was set off after Rep. Carolyn Maloney (N.Y.), a senior committee Democrat, called the bill a "middle finger to consumers,...More..

United Airlines reaches settlement with dragged passenger
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

United Airlines reaches settlement with dragged passenger

Dao and I applaud United for promptly addressing the many issues that have plagued passenger satisfaction in the arena of airline customer service", Demetrio said in the statement Thursday. In an interview wi...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Texas lawmakers approve bill outlawing sanctuary cities

Maria Teresa Kumar, president and CEO of Voto Latino, predicted that the harsh sanctuary bill will ultimately backfire, as it did in California, where anti-immigrant ballot measures passed in the 1990s led ...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Trump Open to Gas Tax Hike for Rebuilding

The federal government has not raised the excise tax on diesel and gasoline since 1993. To keep a positive balance in the trust fund, lawmakers have injected an additional $143 billion into it since 2008, acc...More..