France demands end to TTIP negotiations

Current Transatlantic trade talks should be halted and a new set started, France's trade minister said yesterday, adding his voice to German calls for an end to the negotiations. But he too said it would be hard to reach a deal before Obama left offi... More..

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President Obama commutes prison sentence of CSRA man

I would insist, 'Listen to me. "We absolutely expect that the President will raise concerns about some of the recent statements from the President of the Philippines", White House Deputy National Security Adv...More..

Rouhani: Iran's oil export reaches pre-sanctions level
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Rouhani: Iran's oil export reaches pre-sanctions level

Limiting production will have a positive impact on the market, according to Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih who still rules out cutting output. October Brent crude LCOV7, +0.66% on London's ICE F...More..

Pending US home sales strengthen in July
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Pending US home sales strengthen in July

Pending home sales in both the Northeast and South also rose by 0.8 percent, while pending sales in the Midwest slumped by 2.9 percent. That is 1.4 percent higher than last July and is second-highest reading th...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Best stocks of the day: Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)

The insider owns 926,158 shares as of May 27, 2015, now worth $27756955. It looks like Applied Materials, Inc . The Corporation has a Mean Rating of 1.74 based on the Reuters Analysts consensus issuing ratin...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Researchers discover new planetary neighbour for Earth

Dr Guillem Anglada-Escude, also of QMUL, who led the worldwide research team, told New Scientist: "I think of [it as] something like Mars, as it is under a red sun". Magnetic fields and an atmosphere offer a pl...More..

Apple's effective Irish tax rate of 0.005% described as 'brazen' and 'unsustainable'
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Apple's effective Irish tax rate of 0.005% described as 'brazen' and 'unsustainable'

Today's cabinet meeting comes after the commission's ruling that Ireland granted as much as €13 billion in state aid to Apple by illegally slashing the iPhone maker's tax bill. Due to Apple's decision to re...More..

Will Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc Survive Another Blow?
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Will Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc Survive Another Blow?

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Valeant Pharmaceuticals International , Inc. and for the current quarter 16 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnin...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

USA stocks mixed after Yellen says picture firming for rate hikes

In sum, Yellen opened the door for a September rate hike with the same hedges she's used in the past. "Our expectation is September is probably still off the table but most likely the next increase in Decembe...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

No back-door moves to keep Britain in Europe: British PM

In what was virtually a reading of the "riot act" to her own front bench team, May told ministers: "We must continue to be very clear that "Brexit means Brexit", that we're going to make a success of it". May a...More..

Genesys to acquire Interactive Intelligence for United States dollars 1.4 bln
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Genesys to acquire Interactive Intelligence for United States dollars 1.4 bln

The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. "Our combined product portfolio will provide the broadest s...More..

US Fed Vice-Chairman Fischer Job Market 'Very Close' to Full Strength
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

US Fed Vice-Chairman Fischer Job Market 'Very Close' to Full Strength

Gold prices are lower this morning after a hawkish early morning interview by Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer, where he said the usa job market was near full employment. GBP/USD is supported i...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Best stocks of the day: Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL)

Edison International (NYSE:EIX) now has mean rating of 2.2 while 5 analyst have recommended the shares as "BUY", 5 commented as "OUTPERFORM" and 9 commented as "HOLD". The stock stands almost $7.35 off versus t...More..

Sri Jayendra Saraswati hospitalized in Vijayawada
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Sri Jayendra Saraswati hospitalized in Vijayawada

He is being treated in the ICU and his health condition is now stable. Deccan Chronicle quoted Andhra Hospital managing director Dr PV Ramana Murthy as saying "The sodium levels should be above 135 in norma...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Obama cuts short sentences of 3 federal inmates from Ohio

Obama's efforts to free prisoners sentenced under harsher laws than are now on the books is making only a small dent in the USA prison population - there are about 195,000 inmates in federal prison, down from 2...More..

Dollar shy of highs as investors await U.S. employment cues
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Dollar shy of highs as investors await U.S. employment cues

The coupon maturity most sensitive to Fed expectations is coming off its steepest weekly sell-off since May after Fed Chair Janet Yellen said in a speech that policymakers "anticipate that gradual increases i...More..

Oil prices dip on stronger dollar; rise in U.S. crude stocks data
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Oil prices dip on stronger dollar; rise in U.S. crude stocks data

Brent North Sea crude for October lost 54 cents to $47.83 a barrel compared with the close on Tuesday. The dollar hit three-week highs for a second day in a row on speculation that the U.S. A preview of the d...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

USA tells Pakistan to 'fight terrorists within borders'

Kerry said he had spoken to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Army Chief General Raheel Sharif so that Pakistan deprives any terrorist group of sanctuary. counterpart John Kerry, Swaraj said no nation sh...More..

India's GDP growth for first quarter slows to 7.1%
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

India's GDP growth for first quarter slows to 7.1%

The poll also found that economists expect the newly-passed goods and services tax (GST) will take time to have an impact on gross domestic product growth. Quarterly GVA at basic prices for Q1 2016-17 from this...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Wall St rises as traders wait for Yellen

But the Fed "continues to anticipate" that gradual increases in the federal funds rate will be appropriate with moderate economic growth, additional strengthening in the labor market and inflation rising to 2 p...More..