Economy

Tiger Woods makes strong start at PGA event at Bay Hill

Tiger Woods makes strong start at PGA event at Bay Hill

It was his birdie at number seven that fully convinced fans that the old Tiger was back after the 42-year-old holed a staggering putt from 71 feet before brandishing that customary grin that can strik...

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Google Is Banning All Cryptocurrency-Related Advertising From June 2018

Google Is Banning All Cryptocurrency-Related Advertising From June 2018

It did, however, state that the ban also applies to cryptocurrency related content 'including but not limited to initial coin offerings , cryptocurrency exchanges, cryptocurrency wallets, and ...

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Senate Majority Leader resigns after leaked video revealed alleged affair with Lobbyist

Senate Majority Leader resigns after leaked video revealed alleged affair with Lobbyist

Earlier in the day, Gov. Kim Reynolds expressed "extreme disappointment" and told reporters at her weekly morning news conference she planned to meet privately with Dix. A year ago she was awarded a $...

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Vermont Unemployment Rate Low As Labor Shortage Builds

Vermont Unemployment Rate Low As Labor Shortage Builds

Locally, Emporia's jobless rate inched up from 3.4 percent in December to 3.6 percent in January. Long Island was well below New York State's 5.1 percent rate, but also well above the 4.5 percent na...

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January unemployment rate in ME was 3 percent

January unemployment rate in ME was 3 percent

Charleston County boasts the lowest unemployment rate in the state at 4.0 percent. That's lower than the national rate of 4.1 percent. Alabama's unemployment rate is three-tenths of a percent bett...

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Warren says she has no intention of running for president

Warren says she has no intention of running for president

Warren and the National Congress of American Indians consider it a racial slur when used as shorthand for Native Americans. Host Chuck Todd pointed out a recent Massachusetts' newspaper editorial t...

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India's two budget airlines cancel 65 flights over

India's two budget airlines cancel 65 flights over "faulty engines"

Concerns over safety of such planes increased with another engine failure forcing emergency landing of IndiGo flight at Ahmedabad airport today, and the regulator cracking the whip saying that there i...

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Donald Trump to get military parade, but no tanks

Donald Trump to get military parade, but no tanks

However, a Pentagon memo declared the parade to be excluding tanks in order to lessen the impact inflicted on roads. However, it will play the host to "a heavy air component at the end of the pa...

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Waymo launching self-driving truck pilot to Atlanta

Waymo launching self-driving truck pilot to Atlanta

The trucks will have safety drivers on board to monitor the various systems and take control if needed. The trucks won't be completely driverless, but will be operating on public roads during the pilo...

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Chaos at Sydney Airport this morning has left hundreds stranded

Chaos at Sydney Airport this morning has left hundreds stranded

Brisbane Airport tweeted at 9.22am that the incident was ongoing and would cause delays for passengers trying to get through the security screening process, but no other information was made availab...

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Jobs Added in February

Jobs Added in February

The U.S. added a hefty 313,000 jobs in February - the biggest increase in 1 1/2 years - while wages rose more modestly than the previous month. The Labor Department said the unemployment rate was ...

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Tarriff announcements send stocks lower

Tarriff announcements send stocks lower

The Nasdaq composite was up 10 points, or 0.1 percent, to 7,283. "It's helping about a dozen stocks in those industries but has raised the specter of trade wars, and trade wars don't help the stoc...

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United States oil expected to meet most of world's growth in demand

Production of shale oil is expected to represent more than half of the output growth for the world of 6.3 million bpd, said the IEA in its outlook report of five years. "With limited additional dema...

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Q3 growth marks Indias return as fastest growing economy: Finmin

Q3 growth marks Indias return as fastest growing economy: Finmin

Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Chairman Bibek Debroy said the economy was on the right track and the current expansion in the growth rate suggests that the reforms initiated by the gover...

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Flights cancelled or delayed due to heavy snow

Flights cancelled or delayed due to heavy snow

Ryanair have said all flights to and from East Midlands, Leeds Bradford, Edinburgh and Glasgow airports are cancelled today. Airlines have been keeping passengers updated through social media, but ...

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Convicts or community members: Immigration war escalates in California

Convicts or community members: Immigration war escalates in California

The Department of Justice is considering obstruction-of-justice charges against Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf for warning illegal immigrants of an impending sweep by Immigrations and Customs Enforcemen...

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Berkshire Hathaway says tax law gives it $29B boost in 4Q

Berkshire Hathaway says tax law gives it $29B boost in 4Q

Shares of American have risen 18% in the past year, with the other major carriers slightly behind. Famed investor and Berkshire Hathaway chief Warren Buffett has acquired a boatload of Apple...

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Oil up for week on Libya woes, falling U.S. supply

Oil up for week on Libya woes, falling U.S. supply

So, the price of North sea Brent crude oil on Monday morning, February 26, overcame a mark of 67 dollars per barrel. WTI for April delivery on Friday rose US$0.78 to settle at US$63.55 a barrel ...

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Woman's severed head found in Mastic Beach man's suitcase in Japan

Woman's severed head found in Mastic Beach man's suitcase in Japan

Asahi .com reports that the man was already in custody after the woman, a 27-year-old office worker, disappeared. Before going missing, she had told a friend she had planned to meet a man she had ...

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Despite Mueller indictments, many Republicans doubt Russian meddling happened

Despite Mueller indictments, many Republicans doubt Russian meddling happened

Trump would be the next president. The American people must demand protection for our country from future "information warfare" conducted by Russian Federation to sabotage our elections, undermine o...

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'Technical issue' hits BB&T Banks, including ATMs and mobile banking

'Technical issue' hits BB&T Banks, including ATMs and mobile banking

A glitch caused JPMorgan Chase's website to display incorrect account information for about three hours on Wednesday, Reuters reported. The bank responded to customers on Twitter , saying it had ...

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Venezuela launches national cryptocurrency, releases 100 million digital tokens

Venezuela launches national cryptocurrency, releases 100 million digital tokens

Sanctions levied past year by Washington block US banks and investors from acquiring newly issued Venezuelan debt, effectively preventing the nation from borrowing overseas to bring in new hard curren...

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Netanyahu confidant said poised to sign deal to turn state's witness

While the Prime Minister has not been named as a suspect in relation to the former corruption scandal involving an Israeli telecommunications company, he has been implicated by association after Israe...

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Today's Brokerage Rating: Square, Inc. (SQ), The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

Today's Brokerage Rating: Square, Inc. (SQ), The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

Obermeyer Wood Investment Counsel Lllp who had been investing in Coca Cola Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $188.19 billion market cap company. Susquehanna maintained the shares o...

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Rowdy family booted from ship after cruise turns to 'bloodbath'

Rowdy family booted from ship after cruise turns to 'bloodbath'

Footage of Friday's brawl shows security officials kicking at passengers grappling on the ground amid screams. Crew members and security can be seen trying to break up the fight and kicking two men on...

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