Economy

Trump Clean Power Plan: Executive Order Will Dismantle Program

While environmental groups have challenged a repeal as an assault on climate action, Pruitt told "This Week" host George Stephanopoulos that the executive order would help bring back coal and manufacturing jobs to the United States and would also help the country reduce the need for energy sources from overseas.

US, Japan ministers agree on harm of currency volatility

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is headed Friday to his first G-20 meeting of the world's top financial leaders in Germany with a message that the new administration of President Donald Trump won't tolerate any countries that try to devalue their currencies to gain an unfair trade advantage.

Elon Musk Scrounges Up More Money To Produce Model 3

That put Tesla in a relatively more comfortable financial position at the time. If you look at Tesla's previous behavior, this announcement shouldn't be concerning. This is entirely plausible, as launching a new vehicle is always expensive, even for a well-established automaker. Tesla has traded between $180 and $280 recently, but Goldman Sachs' sell grade pushes the company's stock toward the bottom of that range, he added.

Theresa May rejects Nicola Sturgeon's call for new Scottish independence referendum

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Monday she would seek the semi-autonomous Scottish parliament's authority next week to ask the United Kingdom government in London for the powers to hold a referendum before Brexit happens. "On the eve of Article 50 being triggered, not only is there no United Kingdom -wide agreement on the way ahead - the United Kingdom government has not moved even an inch in pursuit of compromise and agreement".

Remy Ma Talks Nicki Minaj Feud, Pregnancy Struggles & Life in Prison

Gucci Mane's song "Make Love", on which she's featured, entered the charts at No. 78, causing the Queen Barbz to reach a milestone-she now has a career 73 entries on the Hot 100. Minaj is tied with Aretha Franklin for the most total appearances among women in the chart's 58-year history, according to Billboard . I just personally think it would've been so much cooler...if we came together and made something insane.

EPA head: Carbon dioxide not 'primary contributor' to global warming

Pruitt said in his CNBC interview that the EPA had to "continue the debate and continue the review and the analysis". Not fans of Pruitt's record repeatedly suing the EPA during his tenure as Oklahoma Attorney General, scientists noted the change in his approach.

Analyst Buzz: Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG)

The company has grown 2.61% in past 3 months and in the last five trades has moved up 0.18%. Excluding certain items the company said it earned $4.03 a share; analysts, polled by Thomson Reuters, expected $4 a share. BlackRock Fund Advisors boosted its position in Signet Jewelers by 1.7% in the third quarter. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 12%.

Search warrant executed at Caterpillar offices

Caterpillar said it was cooperating with the investigation and did not believe it would have a material impact on its finances. Umpleby added he believes the raids at the company's Peoria, East Peoria and Morton facilities are "connected in part to a previous matter related to our Switzerland-based subsidiary, CSARL, that has been under review for more than three years".

Yellen Signals March Rate Hike and Faster Pace of Future Increases

Most analysts now expect the Fed to push rates higher by another 0.25 per cent in March, following the hike in December. At the same time, Yellen said the Fed was not behind the curve and could still raise rates at a gradual pace. In December, the Fed raised its benchmark rate by a quarter-point to a range of 0.5 percent to 0.75 percent. "Gold prices are reacting to the bullishness in other markets and are easing accordingly".

Palo Alto Networks Nosedives 17% In Afterhours On Poor Q2 Earnings

The corporation has a market cap of US$22.78 Billion. Bank of Nova Scotia raised its stake in Palo Alto Networks by 112.0% in the second quarter. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 568,760 shares of the company's stock, valued at $72,414,523.20.

Get Out kicks Lego Batman off North American box office number one

Get Out scored 100 percent from its reviews, earning it a coveted title within the movie industry that few have matched. Openers this weekend include Get Out , the much buzzed horror/thriller from Universal and Jason Blum, with the partnership looking to build on the success they found with Split , which crossed the $ 200 million worldwide mark this weekend on a production budget of less than $10 million.

Trump budget won't include cuts to Social Security despite $11.4 trillion shortfall

Trump talked about repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act and pressing for an "historic" increase in defense spending to "rebuild the depleted military of the United States of America" during risky times overseas and at home. "We're doing it under lightning-fast proposals... We're focused on regulatory relief, and we're focused on a whole lot of changes to make the middle class tax cuts and to make business competitive".

Trump Administration Reveals Immigration Policy With More Deportations Planned

One is the creation of VOICE , short for Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement, which will as a "liaison" between the victims of crimes at the hands of undocumented immigrants, and the criminals themselves. With an estimated 11 million people in the country illegally, the government has long had to set narrower priorities, given the constraints on staffing and money.

Oscar predictions 2017: Who should (and will) win at the Academy Awards

Honest Trailers points out that "Arrival" is "Amy Adams' second film this year about trying to relate to an alien that no one gets along with". With Jeff Bridges from "Hell or High Water" already having an Oscar, no real competition for Ali has emerged.

Budapest Olympic bid chief downbeat over 2024 hosting hopes

More than 200,000 Hungarians signed a petition against a possible Budapest Games that was supposed to be a new model of Olympics in mid-sized cities. As reported by the L.A. Times , Hungarians opposed to hosting the Olympic Games had collected about 266,000 signatures to force a referendum on the issue.

Still time to get flu shot as ILI reaches 5.2% — CDC

Both Saul and Parry agreed, and said any level of protection is key at this time of year, as flu is hitting its peak. Interim Estimates of 2016-17 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness - United States, February 2017. To do so, they consider which pathogens could be the biggest problems for the particular season. Infectious disease specialist Dr. William Schaffner freely admits that "the flu vaccine is an imperfect vaccine, it often can not prevent flu completely".

Melania Trump Announces That White House Visitation Resumes In March

Family friend and stylist, Phillip Bloch , told Us Weekly , "This life wasn't her dream". Trump aides told CNN he uses the dinners to discuss national security and foreign affairs where the president learns by asking questions and getting opinions instead of reading briefings.

Arizona Immigrant Mother Given Leniency Under Obama Administration, Deported

While the orders make clear that Trump will prioritize the deportation of criminals, the order on "Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States" greatly expands what the federal government considers a crime worthy of a speedy deportation.

Thomas Cook see rise in revenue yet remain "cautious"

The group said United Kingdom bookings for this year's key summer season were largely flat - up one per cent overall - as it comes under pressure from rivals in the Spanish island market. But the group said United Kingdom bookings for this year's key summer season were largely flat - up 1 % overall - as it comes under pressure from rivals in the Spanish island market.

Oil up on petrol draw, but market bloated

After surging more than 30% from mid-November to early January, the crude price has wavered in recently as traders weigh up issues ranging from production cuts from OPEC and non-OPEC nations announced in late November, to stronger global economic conditions against renewed U.S.

North American rebound pulls oil prices lower

Futures slipped 1.6 per cent in NY. "The general perception is that OPEC is cutting production, which is supporting prices, but high stock levels, rising rig counts and growing US production are capping gains", Tamas Varga, analyst at London brokerage PVM Oil Associates, told Reuters .

Denver radio station owner Entercom to take over CBS Radio

Four Pittsburgh stations, including landmark KDKA-AM, are part of the deal. The complex merger agreement that will leave CBS shareholders with 72% of the enlarged Entercom is said to have come together in the past few weeks. David Field will continue as the CEO and the company will continue to trade under the ticker symbol ETM. The tax-free merger will form a company with a nationwide footprint of 244 stations, including 23 of the top 25 US markets, and a growing events platform.

Snapchat is Reportedly Working on Extending Their Augmented Reality Technology

If and when they are released , people familiar with the matter believe users would receive the lenses first, ahead of advertisers, who could then construct campaigns and strategies based on how Snapchat's user base reacts to the advanced feature.

India says unfair standards keep its credit rating below China's

The survey has predicted a growth rate of 6.75% - 7.5% for FY 2017-18, given remonetisation happens by April 2017. "The follow-up actions to minimise the costs and maximise the benefits include fast, demand-driven remonetisation , (and) further tax reforms", the Survey, presented in Parliament by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, said.

Lofgren's H1B reform bill hits Indian IT

United States President Donald Trump and his administration have drafted an executive order that intends to overhaul the work-visa programs that various technology companies - including Apple - rely on to hire tens of thousands of employees each year.