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Dollar down, gold gains on global risks; US stocks inch up


A North Korean soldier takes photographs as Vice President Mike Pence (not pictured) arrives at the truce village of Panmunjom, South Korea on April 17. Shares of Netflix, due to report after the bell, were up 2.9 percent. Gold was trading 0.10% up at Rs 29,438 per 10 grammes on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) at 10.20 am (IST). Read More »

Maple Leafs even series with 2 OT win over Capitals

Boyle sensed those Capitals players were slowing down while he, Kapanen and Matt Martin felt pretty fresh. "I think one of their D-men lost their stick". Nashville 5, (at) Chicago 0: Pekka Rinne made 30 saves in his second straight shutout and picked up two assists, helping the Predators pound the Blackhawks for a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series. Read More »

Trudeau heads to France to mark 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge

Vimy Ridge was part of a larger British-led offensive known as the Battle of Arras, which was a diversionary tactic to help a major French attack further south. "They are telling us peace is the most precious gift and it's the greatest merit of Europe to have realized that dream". That was Ypres, Belgium, until the British built their national memorial there. Read More »

Dollar slips to 5-month low vs yen on North Korea tensions

USA bond prices were mostly flat. "On the other hand, Asia ex-Japan currencies are uncomfortable with the drag from USA stocks on their equity markets". "Market reaction, if there was one, to the currency report has already faded". The market for U.S. Treasuries finished trading early on Thursday, and will be closed Friday. Read More »

Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL)


The firm's market cap is $3.12 billion. Whiting Petroleum Corp also was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Stock investors acquired 921 call options on the stock. If you are viewing this piece of content on another website, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of global copyright & trademark laws. Finally, Scotiabank set a $16.00 target price on shares of Whiting Petroleum Corp and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, March ... Read More »

Russian Federation warns United States against unilateral strike on N.Korea

Experts have said images taken over rural areas in North Korea show Kim's network of secret military facilities, including a number of underground testing bases. The US president has backed away from a campaign promise to label China in that way. Pence said he and Trump "have great confidence that China will properly deal with North Korea". Read More »

Blackstone PE Business To Pay $2 Billion To Buy EagleClaw Midstream Ventures


Blackstone said in August it would invest about $1.5 billion in the Permian basin. EagleClaw is the largest privately held midstream operator in the Permian Basin's DE sub-basin in West Texas. The basin, shared between Texas and New Mexico, garnered tripled investment previous year compared to 2015 figures. Monday's deal follows the announced purchase earlier this month of 500 miles of Permian crude pipelines by NuStar Energy LP and Targa Resources Corp.'s acquisition of pipelines and ... Read More »

France's far-left Melenchon holds canal rally

The four main candidates, Oliver explained, are Francois Fillon, the scandal-plagued conservative former frontrunner; Jean-Luc Mélenchon, a far-left candidate who's "anti-EU and pro-high-tech campaign wizardry"; Emmanuel Macron, a centrist who has never held elective office, might well win the presidency, and is mostly interesting because he married his French teacher; and Marine Le Pen. Read More »

World Trade Is Facing a 'Critical' Moment


In the labor section, the International Monetary Fund, the WB, and the WTO speak out to facilitate mobility among productive sectors and among regions, as well as to increase active employment policies (job search assistance, training programs) and to consolidate public unemployment benefits. Read More »

Cahill urges Chelsea to dig in after United defeat

We are lucky to have the pressure. Although those moments of brilliance capped off a terrific display, his primary job (as it was in the FA Cup tie between last month before he was sent off) was to mark Chelsea talisman, Eden Hazard. Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic in action with Chelsea's Gary Cahill during an English Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea in Old Trafford Stadium, Britain on April 16, 2017 . Read More »

Taxes done? Celebrate with Tax Day freebies and discounts


Planet Fitness - Planet Fitness is offering a free HydroMassage at any Planet Fitness location . Hooters: Kids eat free at select locations on April 17 and 18 with the purchase of $10 or more by an accompanying adult. Firehouse Subs: Use this coupon to get a free medium sub with the purchase of another sub, chips, and a drink from April 18 to 20. Einstein Bros. Read More »

Spicer defends White House's lack of transparency

Jamestown Associates, an advertising firm with past connections to former Trump campaign strategist Jason Miller, received $24,000 for video production services in March. The groups see the visitor logs as important tools for monitoring which individuals or groups may be trying to influence White House policy. The First Lady and 11-year-old son Barron will finally move to the White House this summer, according to People . Read More »

The meeting between Rex Tillerson and Vladimir Putin was far from cordial


When Mr Tillerson's plane touched down in Moscow, it was not even clear whether President Vladimir Putin would deign to meet with him. Finally, the New York Times reports that Trump's rapidly changing positions on Syria, Russia, and a host of other worldwide issues are giving leaders around the world "geopolitical whiplash". Read More »

'Worst is over' for Wells Fargo stock, analyst says

Wells Fargo paid more than $185 million in fines to regulators, fired CEO John Stumpf and other senior executives, and in February dismissed four top managers in its community-bank division. He resigned in October. Tolstedt was "scared to death" that changes would hamper sales growth, the report found. " Stumpf was by nature an optimistic executive who refused to believe that the sales model was seriously impaired", the report said, adding that he often blamed the problem on just a ... Read More »

United CEO again apologizes for dragging incident in earnings release


Honkamp Krueger Financial Services Inc. now owns 14,490 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,024,000 after buying an additional 4,633 shares during the period. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Imperial Capital. LSV Asset Management raised its position in United Continental Holdings by 28.3% in the third quarter. Read More »

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Investors Real Estate Trust (IRET) to "Hold"

WRE has been the topic of a number of other research reports. 01/21/2015 - Investors Real Estate Trust was upgraded to " by analysts at Zacks. The latest reports which are outstanding on Friday 14th of April state 1 analyst has a rating of "strong buy", 0 analysts "buy", 3 analysts "neutral", 0 analysts "sell" and 0 analysts "strong sell". Read More »

Wall St rallies in low volume led by banks, tech


The influence of geopolitical risks, which had dominated market sentiment last week, seemed to be waning. Stock trading volume was the lightest for a single session so far this year. The first quarter is expected to be strong, with earnings of S&P 500 companies estimated to have risen 10.4 percent. Incyte Corp INCY.O tumbled 10.5 percent to $126.07, while Eli Lilly LLY.N dropped 4.1 percent to $82.38 after the companies said on Friday the US drug regulator declined to approve a new drug ... Read More »

President Trump says North Korea has 'gotta behave'

Pence is noting in a statement alongside South Korean Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn that President Donald Trump recently launched airstrikes in Syria. So when the medium-range missile test failed right after launch early Sunday morning local time, Trump was informed immediately and chose to downplay it, according to the person. Read More »

Check Out the Pay Gap in Each State for Equal Pay Day

Des Moines Professionals, the city's local Lean In Circle - a global network of small peer support groups - and local business Wanderlust are participating in the campaign. Basically, Equal Pay Day is the day that represents how far into the new year women theoretically have to work in order to earn the same amount of money that men earned the previous year. Read More »

United Crew Can No Longer Bump a Boarded Passenger


Describing the situation as quite odd, Hohl said they will not be flying in the United Airlines again. It would be illegal for IL state or local government employees to forcibly remove travelers from flights under a bill introduced by a lawmaker on Monday after a United Airlines passenger was violently dragged from an aircraft last week. Read More »