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USA climate pact pullout could add 0.3 degrees of warming

United States President Donald Trump has had controversial views on the subject of global warming and climate change and has been extremely vocal about them. "It wasn't enough", he said. General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt said he was disappointed, adding: "Climate change is real . Industry must now lead and not depend on government". Read More »

Merkel, minister stress U.S. ties after critical Trump tweet


She said: 'The times when Europe could rely exclusively on others is somewhat in the past. As the president considers wider staff changes amid growing political fallout over probes into Russian Federation and his presidential campaign, the White House said a senior aide to Trump is leaving the job. Read More »

Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (SGYP), Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)

About 8.88 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 54.16% the S&P500. Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Rite Aid during the first quarter valued at approximately $170,000. Sit Invest Assocs Inc, Minnesota-based fund reported 6,200 shares. Moreover, Profund Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.21% invested in International Business Machines Corp. Read More »

U.S. unemployment hits lowest level since 2001


Despite a slower pace of hiring in the past few months, the still adding more than enough new jobs to keep up with the natural growth in the size of the labor force. The jobs report was the last major economic indicator to be released before Federal Reserve monetary policymakers gather in Washington on June 13 to decide whether to raise their key short-term interest rate. Read More »

Oil mixed; global crude glut drags despite big U.S. inventory draw

Part of the problem for OPEC is booming shale production in the United States. "Sentiment is very poor and yesterday's survey from Reuters regarding OPEC production in May added to the scepticism about OPEC's capability to rebalance the market as quickly as hoped for", Carsten Fritsch, commodity analyst at Commerzbank, told the Reuters Global Oil Forum . Read More »

Baker Hughes Inc (NYSE:BHI) Institutional Investor Sentiment Is 1.04

About 500 shares traded. Baker Hughes Incorporated ( BHI ) shares saw a recent bid of $55.53 and 2.75M shares have exchanged hands in the recent trading session, yielding a -2.46% decline over the past week. Qci Asset Mngmt Ny has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI). Allsquare Wealth Management Limited Liability Company, a New York-based fund reported 150 shares. Read More »

Harley-Davidson recalling 46000 motorcycles


NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. raised its stake in Harley-Davidson by 155.5% in the fourth quarter. NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. now owns 3,045 shares of the company's stock worth $178,000 after buying an additional 1,853 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Trump's back and ready for combat


Kushner's portfolio includes trying to secure Middle East peace to leading the White House office of "American innovation". "But for people associated with the campaign after that campaign has ended and where the Russians during that campaign were helping you, to try to establish a back channel and hide it from your own government, that's a serious allegation", he said. Read More »

$3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service

Energy Transfer Partners has continued to hire TigerSwan, even though most of the anti-pipeline protesters have left North Dakota, The Intercept reported . Several Native American tribes also said the pipeline would destroy burial and prayer sites as well as culturally significant artifacts. Lynn Helms, Department of Mineral Resources Director has estimated the pipeline can save companies anywhere from $2 to $7 per barrel on transportation costs, as well as providing a more stable, known ... Read More »

Pound rising as United Kingdom voting day nears

Theresa May played down the polling that puts her on course to lose the General Election. Conservative's lead over Labour has halved to 9% from 18%, according to a Survation poll for the ITV news channel. In our opinion, it would be a disappointment to the market if Conservatives' seats shrink from 2015 or a Conservatives' majority is less than 50 seats, compared with expectation of over 100 seats shortly after the snap election was announced. Read More »

Medicare plans to replace Social Security numbers on cards


Planning for the massive transition has been underway for years. Issuance of the new MBI will not change the benefits a Medicare beneficiary receives. CMS has a website dedicated to the Social Security Removal Initiative (SSNRI) where providers can find the latest information and sign-up for newsletters. Read More »

Major oil producers agree to extend output cuts by nine months

He said that seven weeks of USA crude drawdowns and a drop in floating storage were excellent news and that the long-term trend will be healthy. This has slowed the market's rebalancing with global crude stocks still near record highs. Oil at $50 a barrel has encouraged more US shale output, since production costs are down from a few years ago. More than 400 oil rigs are now working US shale fields - an increase of more than 120 per cent compared with a year ago. Read More »

German rock festival evacuated because of terror threat

Festival organiser Marek Lieberberg said the grounds were clear by 9.30pm, about a half hour after people were told that they were going to have to leave. Organisers posted on the festival website that " due to a terrorist threat the police have advised us to interrupt the festival ". The German band Rammstein was the Friday night headliner, but hadn't yet started playing. Read More »

Stanley Cup Final 2017: Penguins vs

The. Or as Penguins goalie Matt Murray put it: "What happens outside the glass once they drop the puck really should have no impact". Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette answers questions during a news conference Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. Read More »

Birkin bag sells for record $380000 at Hong Kong auction


It's more than just a bag though, it's also a type of jewelry with 18k gold buckles, and strap loops covered in 205 diamonds. And while the identities of the buyer and seller are reportedly undisclosed, it is said that the bag finally sold after an "intense" 15-minutes of bidding , according to Newsweek. Read More »

Yes, Christy Clark won the election

Green MLAs". "Should the government fail the test of confidence in the House, as seems likely, I would be given the job as leader of the Opposition", said a resigned-looking Clark at a news conference at her office in Vancouver. Looking through the power sharing agreement between B.C.'s two ambitious opposition parties, it's hard to see what the three-member B.C. Greens gain in supporting the 41-member B.C. Read More »

Law Enforcement Torch Run raising money for Special Olympics


Each summer, law enforcement officials carry the flame of hope across the state in the torch run final leg, culminating in the lighting of the cauldron to officially open the Special Olympics North Carolina Summer Games in Raleigh. The Law Enforcement Torch Run is the largest grassroots fundraising and public awareness vehicle for Special Olympics in the world. In 2016, District 12, Effingham, together with your help, raised $12,387.02 for Special Olympics. Read More »

Friday's US jobs report for May likely to show steady gains

Through May, employers added an average 162,000 jobs to payrolls each month, a slower pace than the 187,000 jobs added monthly, on average, in 2016. Employment in mining rose by 7,000 in May, with most of the increase coming in support services. Manufacturing employment fell by 1,000 jobs last month as payrolls in the automobile sector dropped 1,500 amid declining sales. Read More »

Putin ridicules claims of meddling in US vote

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday said that he thought there was still time to reach an agreement on the landmark 2015 global agreement to fight climate change deal despite US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the worldwide climate policy. Read More »

New Yorkers React to Trump's Withdrawal From the Paris Agreement

In a TV address broadcast both in French and English, Mr Macron said he respected Mr Trump's decision , "but I do think it is an actual mistake both for the U.S. business. In Uganda, the effects of climate change are already biting. Many US allies are expressing alarm over the US abandoning the chief effort to slow the planet's warming. Read More »

Cook memo condemns Trump's withdrawal from climate pact

Trump said the United States was "getting out" of a deal he said imposed "draconian" burdens costing billions of dollars and millions of U.S. jobs . He added that climate action should be seen as opportunity to change things rather than a burden. Read More »