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Author: 0 Trump partially denies Comey's testimony, mum on existence of recordings

Comey said he did not know whether the circumstances of his firing, and Trump's overall behavior toward him, would be considered obstruction of justice. Read: Russia Hack US Election? The White House later redacted that reason entirely. Lee also said he had concerns about Comey's decision to give memos about his conversations with Trump to a friend, who shared them with The New York Times .

Business Stocks, dollar firm ahead of Fed decision
Author: 0 Stocks, dollar firm ahead of Fed decision

Aldeyra Therapeutics dropped 16 percent to US$4.30 after the company said it failed to meet a goal in its conjunctivitis trial. Core inflation, which excludes food and tumbling energy prices, was cut from 1.9 percent to 1.7 percent. At the present time, there does seem to be a consensus developing in the fixed income markets that an announcement regarding reinvestment policy could occur at the September FOMC meeting.

Business Fed Raises Key Interest Rate For 4th Time Since 2015
Author: 0 Fed Raises Key Interest Rate For 4th Time Since 2015

In a sign of confidence, the Fed upgraded its forecast for US economic growth and unemployment this year. At the depths of the recession, the Fed began buying Treasury and mortgage bonds to try to depress long-term loan rates. The Fed slashed interest rates to 0% in December 2008 to aid the faltering housing market and economy. But with the USA economy much improved now, it needs less of the Fed's monetary medicine.

Author: 0 White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

But people close to Mr. Trump say he is so volatile they can not be sure that he will not change his mind about Mr. Mueller if he finds out anything to lead him to believe the investigation has been compromised. James Mattis, run America's wars. The White House dismissed Ruddy's comments - but not by saying Mueller is safe. It would be hard to make the case, he said, that the experience of interviewing for Federal Bureau of Investigation director would make it impossible for ...

Business US consumer prices dip 0.1 percent in May
Author: 0 US consumer prices dip 0.1 percent in May

The reading compared with a rate of 2.7 percent in April 2017 and overshot market expectations for no change. Societe Generale analyst Kit Juckes wrote on Twitter that real earnings were "taking a thumping". "With the Fed stating its intentions to start reducing the size of the balance sheet this year, it is offering a clear vote of confidence for the economy", said Curt Long, chief economist of the National Association of Federally Insured Credit Unions.

Author: 0 IPad Pro 10.5 teardown: definitely try not to break it

As pleased as I am with this new iPad, I'm smitten with the Leather Sleeve . The 10.5-inch (2,224 x 1,668 pixels) display supposedly comes with the best anti-reflective coating in the industry. The truly odd thing about this year's release of the new iPad Pro is it nearly feel like they released them too early. Your new age tablet is a productivity tool.

Business Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Duke Realty Corporation (DRE)
Author: 0 Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Duke Realty Corporation (DRE)

Delta Lloyd Nv stated it has 196,818 shares. About shares traded. SL Green Realty Corp (NYSE:SLG) has risen 3.99% since June 14, 2016 and is uptrending. Shares of Snap Inc (NYSE:SNAP) declined -0.55% to $18.10. Boston Prtn has invested 0.58% in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). Its down 0.54, from 0.55 in 2016Q3.

Business Court filing: Marsh seeks OK to sell 26 grocery stores
Author: 0 Court filing: Marsh seeks OK to sell 26 grocery stores

In April, Marsh sold its pharmacies to CVS and agreed that whomever the new buyer would be, could not operate pharmacies in those locations for five years. Cincinnati-based Kroger Co . (NYSE: KR) subsidiary Topvalco Inc. successfully bid for 11 locations and Generative Growth II LLC, whose parent owns Fresh Encounter stores, has received the go-ahead to acquire 15 stores.

Business Fed raises key rate and unveils plan to reduce bond holdings
Author: 0 Fed raises key rate and unveils plan to reduce bond holdings

The projected policy path for the federal funds rate was similar to March, with the Fed's dot plot showing one more rate hike this year. The decision, widely expected by financial markets, took the U.S. Inflation was expected to be at 1.7 per cent by the end of this year, down from the 1.9 per cent previously forecast. Benchmark 10-year treasury yields have also suffered falls today, but are seeing a small rebound on the news; they remain almost 4% lower on the day at 2.1238%.

Author: 0 US Crude Stocks Bounce Unexpectedly

OPEC and other producers including Russian Federation have pledged to cut about 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) to help reduce global inventories. Oil prices have suffered a volatile start the week, tumbling more than 1% on Monday, after Saudi Arabia and other Arab states severed diplomatic ties with Qatar, fuelling investor concerns about a disruption to the global deal to curb the glut supply.

Business Get 2 Percent Back With Amazon Prime Reload
Author: 0 Get 2 Percent Back With Amazon Prime Reload

Let's say you want to purchase something for $100. Through a new rewards program called Amazon Prime Reload , Prime members can receive 2 percent back on purchases when they first load funds into their Amazon Balance using a debit card attached to their bank's checking account.

Author: 0 Wellington Management Group LLP Purchases 12585 Shares of Cabot Corporation (CBT)

It has underperformed by 1.26% the S&P500. Northern Trust Corp now owns 1,065,293 shares of the specialty chemicals company's stock valued at $55,832,000 after buying an additional 36,630 shares during the last quarter. The firm has "Sell" rating by Zacks given on Monday, August 17. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec reported 44,313 shares. In other Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation news, insider Todd M.

Business Federal Reserve Hikes Key Rate, Unveils Bond Trimming Plans
Author: 0 Federal Reserve Hikes Key Rate, Unveils Bond Trimming Plans

ANALYST'S TAKE: "Despite stubbornly low inflation , the Fed is widely anticipated to lift its interest rate tomorrow", Ric Spooner of CMC Markets said in a report. and U.S. financials breaking higher, the Fed may see little reason to moderate its rate hike projections when meeting today", strategists at Morgan Stanley said in a note to clients.

Author: 0 Oil prices fall even as OPEC extends output cut

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) report on stockpiles is due at 11:00 a.m. EDT (1500 GMT) on Thursday, delayed by a day because of the Memorial Day holiday on Monday. Russia's most powerful oil boss said the deal between OPEC and its partners to curb output won't stabilize the crude market over the long term as US shale fills the supply shortfall.

Business Of Toledo NA OH Has $252000 Position in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)
Author: 0 Of Toledo NA OH Has $252000 Position in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)

BISBEE GERALD E JR also sold $421,414 worth of Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) shares. Snap On Inc now has $9.13B valuation. The stock rose 0.08% or $0.76 reaching $981.55 per share. Equities research analysts predict that Marathon Oil Corporation will post ($0.20) earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Therefore 43% are positive.

Business Interest rate increased for second time
Author: 0 Interest rate increased for second time

So far, Trump has sent conflicting signals about whether he plans to nominate her for a second term. The Fed foresees one additional rate hike this year but gave no hint of when that might occur. The Fed would start with monthly reductions in Treasury holdings of no more than $6 billion and $4 billion in mortgage bonds. It forecast that prices will rise just 1.6 percent this year, down from a March forecast of 1.9 percent.

Author: 0 Betsy DeVos freezes Obama-era rules meant to protect student borrowers

Under the rule, which went into effect in 2015, the estimated annual loan payment of a typical graduate has to be at or below 20 percent of his or her discretionary income or 8 percent of his or her total earnings or an institution risks losing its ability to participate in taxpayer-funded federal student aid programs.

Author: 0 US oil production seen thwarting OPEC effort to boost prices

OPEC also lowered its estimate of oil supply growth from producers outside the group this year to 840,000 bbl/d from a previous forecast of 950,000 bbl/d, following the decision to extend the supply cut deal. Russian compliance with the first round of cuts was slow, and there is skepticism that Moscow will offer aggressive compliance this time, particularly if the cuts look inadequate to change market conditions.

Author: 0 Stock To Watch: Norcros PLC (NXR.L)

Another recent and important Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO) news was published by Bloomberg.com which published an article titled: "Amazon Makes a Move on UK Car Websites" on June 12, 2017. Among 16 analysts covering Halma PLC ( LON:HLMA ), 6 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 6 Hold. 02/08/2016 - Atkins (WS) had its "Add" rating reiterated by analysts at Peel Hunt Limited.

Author: 0 Northern Irish DUP leaders arrive for talks with UK PM May

The party supports keeping Britain within the EU's single market, which allows for the free flow of goods, services and people. Ms. These include Vietnam's domestic and foreign policy, ASEAN, EU, UK's politics and global politics in the Asia-Pacific region.

Business Marissa Mayer resigns as Verizon closes US$4.48bn Yahoo acquisition
Author: 0 Marissa Mayer resigns as Verizon closes US$4.48bn Yahoo acquisition

On not being awarded the bonus, Ms Mayer said "expressed my desire that my bonus be redistributed to our company's hardworking employees, who contributed so much to Yahoo's success in 2016". We say appropriately because Oaths involve rather a lot of swearing, which is exactly what Yahoo has been for the last decade. The combined set of assets across Verizon and Oath , from VR to AI, 5G to IoT, from content partnerships to originals, will create exciting new ways to captivate audiences ...

Business Chinese insurer reportedly detained amid financial probe
Author: 0 Chinese insurer reportedly detained amid financial probe

A handful of insurers, led by Anbang, have issued higher-yielding products to raise funds to acquire stakes in listed companies. The chairman of the Chinese insurance regulator is under investigation by the national anti-corruption agency. Earlier this year, Xiao Jianhua, a Canadian-Chinese financier with links to Mr Xi's family, was reportedly abducted from his luxury apartment at the Four Seasons in Hong Kong.

Author: 0 May to face Conservative Party questioning over poll setback

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has apologised to Tory MPs for the party's election performance, telling them "I got us into this mess I'll get us out of it ". Ratings agency Moody's and Irish Prime Minister-designate Leo Varadkar also said the election made the opportunity of a " soft Brexit " more likely, but Davis downplayed the chances of Britain staying in the single market.

Business Billionaires' Bet on Australian TV Sours as Ten Network Faces Insolvency
Author: 0 Billionaires' Bet on Australian TV Sours as Ten Network Faces Insolvency

The administrators intend to continue operating the broadcaster "on a business as usual basis" as much as possible while conducting the review, Network Ten said. It was these two who refused to extend or increase the $200 million credit facility they have been guaranteeing past December this year. Despite recent success at the Logies and the popularity of the Big Bash cricket coverage, Ten posted a disastrous half-year loss of $232m in April and warned that its future as a "going ...

Business Theresa May told her position is 'untenable' as new General Election predicted
Author: 0 Theresa May told her position is 'untenable' as new General Election predicted

Asked about the timing of such a contest, she said: "Much to the upset probably of every journalist who was hoping for a summer off, I suspect it could be over this summer and I think it should involve our party conference as well". "I just can't see how she can continue in any long-term way". Mr Osborne gave a withering assessment of the Prime Minister's chances of staying the course after her decision to hold a snap election backfired spectacularly.

Author: 0 Jailed US student released in North Korea

In Wyoming, resident Amy Mayer said news of his release had sent waves of shock and joy through the neighborhood. According to his family, they were informed that their son, who was on his way back to the United States on Tuesday, has been in a coma for over a year, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Business QTS Realty Trust (QTS) Getting Positive Media Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
Author: 0 QTS Realty Trust (QTS) Getting Positive Media Coverage, AlphaOne Reports

Zooming out to the 200-day moving average, shares have been seen trading 11.63% away from that value. Kbc Grp Incorporated Nv holds 4,372 shares. Dollar Tree Stores now has $18.12B valuation. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Thursday, May 19 by Ladenburg Thalmann. The stock of Dollar Tree, Inc. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 8 by RBC Capital Markets.

Business Sessions heatedly denies improper Russian Federation contacts
Author: 0 Sessions heatedly denies improper Russian Federation contacts

Sessions said President Trump did talk about Comey's firing and said he was upset with Comey's handling of the Russian investigation. After Sessions referred to a Justice Department policy that compelled him to refuse to disclose communications between himself and the president until Trump had waived executive privilege , Harris pressed him.

Author: 0 Australia skipper Jedinak out of Confederations Cup

Ange Postecoglou discussed Australia's negative press coverage ahead of their friendly match against Brazil . With eight players coming into Australia's starting XI compared to last week's World Cup qualifying triumph over Saudi Arabia , plus six substitutes in the second half, Postecoglou claimed those changes led to a disjointed performance from the Socceroos during periods against Brazil.

Author: 0 House Passes Bill To Overhaul Dodd-Frank, Minimize Regulations

Senate Republicans will likely seek to craft their own companion measure to overhaul the Dodd-Frank regulations. "Today's passage of the Financial CHOICE Act is a bad decision by the House of Representatives ", left-leaning think tank Economic Policy Institute said of the vote.