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ECB chief says no date for stimulus change

ECB chief says no date for stimulus change Mr Draghi has previously said support for the eurozone will remain in place until inflation starts to rise. Markets reacted sharply to remarks by Draghi in a speech on June 27 where he spoke about gradual reductions in stimulus as the economy grows stronger. [Full Article...]

U.S. blames Pakistan for going soft on Lashkar and Jaish

U.S. blames Pakistan for going soft on Lashkar and Jaish The State Department said that numerous terrorist groups, including the Haqqani Network (HQN), the LeT and JeM continued to operate from Pakistani soil in 2016. It said the Pakistan government "did not take any significant action against Lashkar-e-Taiba or Jaish-e-Mohammed, other than implementing an ongoing ban against media coverage of their activities". [Full Article...]

Feds pay unusually high rent for Trump Tower apartment

Feds pay unusually high rent for Trump Tower apartment The Trump re-election campaign also rents Trump Tower space, spending over $100,000 Trump products, services and properties in Washington, D.C., New York, and Las Vegas, according to federal campaign finance filings. Since reports of the agreement first surfaced, many lawmakers within the Democratic Party objected the decision over the "appearance" of renting a Trump-branded property, but were qui... [Full Article...]

Trump rages at Sessions in New York Times interview

Trump rages at Sessions in New York Times interview Rosenstein mostly ignored the question, saying he would answer questions about the AlphaBay case if any reporter had them. During the interview , Trump made fresh accusations against fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , saying that two weeks before his inauguration, Comey presented him with an Federal Bureau of Investigation dossier that was filled with salacious al... [Full Article...]

China and the United States are both going for trade's nuclear option

China and the United States are both going for trade's nuclear option Jeremie Waterman, president of the China Center at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, said that on the issues of digital trade and information technology, there's a sense that "the environment is continuing to deteriorate". At the opening session on Wednesday morning, Mnuchin said the dialogue's objective was to pursue a "fair and balanced economic relationship" between the USA and China, addressing im... [Full Article...]

Rip-off card charges to be outlawed

Rip-off card charges to be outlawed Money Online, said: "This welcome news is long overdue". While the fees sound small they really add up. This is because banks typically charge large retailers around 10-20p for each debit card transaction, or a flat fee of 0.6% for credit cards. [Full Article...]

American Express Shares Rise After Company Beats Expectations

American Express Shares Rise After Company Beats Expectations The company's stock had a trading volume of 5,508,394 shares. The 50 day moving average moved up $3.81 whereas the 200 day average was up by +8.56%. The stock Hit its 1-year high of $85.88 on 07/19/17 and its 1-year low price of $59.50 on 10/13/16. [Full Article...]

Canadian company buys Avista Corp. for $5.3 billion

Canadian company buys Avista Corp. for $5.3 billion Avista will maintain its corporate headquarters in Spokane and will continue to operate as a standalone utility serving Washington, Idaho, and OR, the company said. Using this much debt is "typical" in cross-border deals "where you have a much larger company that can use their balance sheet to borrow and make a cash acquisition", said Kit Konolige, a utilities analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom retail sales rise in June

United Kingdom retail sales rise in June Sales were forecast to gain 0.4 percent. LONDON-U.K. retail sales rebounded in the second quarter of the year, making a positive contribution to economic growth, data showed, signaling that Britons returned to stores despite the ongoing squeeze on their wallets. [Full Article...]

Treasury Department Fines Exxon Mobil for Russia Sanctions Violations

Treasury Department Fines Exxon Mobil for Russia Sanctions Violations The U.S. Treasury Department has fined Exxon Mobil Corporation $2 million for violating Russian Federation sanctions related to Ukraine, while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was CEO of the global oil and gas conglomerate. BP CEO Bob Dudley , Exxon said, was allowed to keep working on Rosneft's board of directors alongside Sechin as long as he didn't deal with Sechin's personal business. [Full Article...]

Feds shut down billion-dollar drug trafficking 'dark' site

Feds shut down billion-dollar drug trafficking 'dark' site Sessions added that USA security groups had attributed a number of drug-related deaths to substances sold via the sites. Sessions said the Justice Department has identified "several Americans" who died after overdosing on drugs bought on the AlphaBay marketplace. [Full Article...]

S&P 500, NASDAQ, and Dow Closed at Record Highs on July 19

S&P 500, NASDAQ, and Dow Closed at Record Highs on July 19 The S&P 500 rose 0.54 percent to close at 2,473.83, a record. The call for lower interest rates is helping to boost the highly capitalized tech stock index while hurting banking stocks which is part of the Dow average and the S&P 500 Index. [Full Article...]

BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Stock Rating Lowered by HSBC Holdings plc

BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Stock Rating Lowered by HSBC Holdings plc It is down 87.13% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has a 32.63 P/E ratio. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Also, insider Peter Bazalgette bought 11,968 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Friday, June 30th. Analysts await Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) to rep... [Full Article...]

South African Reserve Bank expected to hold repo rate at 7%

South African Reserve Bank expected to hold repo rate at 7% Inflation slowed dramatically in June as prices of fuel slumped, easing pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates at its next meeting in August. The spike in inflation over the past year has caused concern among some rate-setters at the Bank of England. This is the first fall in the CPIH inflation rate since April 2016. [Full Article...]

Reckitt to sell French's Food to McCormick for £3.2M

Reckitt to sell French's Food to McCormick for £3.2M The Sparks, Md., company fought off rival bidders to purchase the business that makes French's mustard and Frank's RedHot brands. McCormick & Co agreed the deal after previous hopefuls, Anglo-Dutch giant Unilever and Spam-maker Hormel Foods, decided not to bid, says the Financial Times . [Full Article...]

Ed Sheeran's cameo in Game of Thrones causes uproar on Twitter - Comment

Ed Sheeran's cameo in Game of Thrones causes uproar on Twitter - Comment The director even talked about how it was to work with Ed Sheeran . "They will hopefully rectify that by having Arya skewer him", one person said via social media after Sunday's airing, while another called it a "really terrible, unnecessary cameo". [Full Article...]

Mohammed Shami abused, attacked by 3 men in Kolkata; accused arrested

Mohammed Shami abused, attacked by 3 men in Kolkata; accused arrested It is said that the resulting argument between the driver and the men was only quelled when Shami got out of the auto and intervened. As tensions escalated, Shami himself got out of his vehicle and successfully settled the argument. Police sources said that they had received a complaint from Shami's family. "Immediate action was taken against the accused and all of them were arrested on Sunday m... [Full Article...]

Drax Group Plc's (LON:DRX) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank AG

Drax Group Plc's (LON:DRX) Exane BNP Paribas's target indicates a potential upside of 17.02% from the company's last close price. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse given on Thursday, January 19. Green Square Capital Llc increased Johnson & Johnson Com (JNJ) stake by 6.19% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Moreover, First Wilshire Secs Management Incorporated has 0.18% invested in TOR Minerals International Inc ... [Full Article...]

Morgan Stanley Flirts With Buy After Earnings, Solid Trading Revenue

Morgan Stanley Flirts With Buy After Earnings, Solid Trading Revenue Stock trading, a market that historically is Morgan Stanley's strongest, had a modest increase in revenue. But, lately the bank has exceeded the targets. That's still below the long-term goal of Morgan's management for a return-on-equity of above 10 percent, however. The New York City-based investment bank reported Q2 earnings per share (EPS) of $0.87, which was $0.10 better than the Wall Stre... [Full Article...]

Google Glass Enterprise Edition is now official

Google Glass Enterprise Edition is now official Google have brought back the face-mounted camera, Google Glass , two years after it appeared to have, well, disappeared. Unfortunately for Google, during the "hiatus" period where everyone thought Google Glass was dead, several other players squeezed their way into the " augmented reality for enterprise" space, and there is now significant competition to deal with. [Full Article...]


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