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Stocks open lower on Wall Street

August 2, 2018 |

World stock indexes were falling Thursday after the Trump administration said it would consider an even higher tariff rate of 25% on $ 200-billion in imports from China, raising the stakes in the trade war between the two largest economies. In the U.S., most stock sectors were lower, with energy…


L.A. Times – Business

CNN

Wall Street Journal: Trump associate tried to get information on Clinton from Assange

July 29, 2018 |

Roger Stone, a longtime associate of President Donald Trump’s, tried to get information related to Hillary Clinton from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange through a mutual acquaintance during the 2016 presidential campaign, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing emails it reviewed.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

A Mixed Finish for Stocks on Wall Street

July 23, 2018 |

Stocks are ending little changed on Wall Street as gains for banks are offset by losses in industrial companies and other sectors, the AP reports. Banks rose Monday as bond yields moved sharply higher. JPMorgan Chase added 1.9%. Industrial companies were broadly lower. Illinois Tool Works slumped 7.2%…
Newser

Wisconsin gas explosion levels Main Street buildings; firefighters, police officer reported injured

July 11, 2018 |

An explosion rocked the city of Sun Prairie, Wis., on Tuesday after a contractor struck a natural gas main, leveling buildings and injuring at least two firefighters and one police officer, authorities said.
FOX News

Female Street Performers Gang-Raped at Gunpoint

June 23, 2018 |

Five female activists were performing a street play in remote India this week when men kidnapped them at gunpoint and gang-raped them in a forest, CBS News reports. Police say the activists were working with an NGO backed by local Christian missionaries—and were accompanied by two nuns and four…
Newser

Wall Street Firms Face a New $15 Billion Hurdle in China

June 14, 2018 |

China’s promise to liberalize access to its securities markets comes with a new hurdle for Wall Street firms, leaving them uncertain about meeting hefty asset requirements to do business in the world’s second-largest economy.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Stocks open slightly higher on Wall Street

June 11, 2018 |

Stocks opened barely higher Monday on some corporate-deal news. There was little immediate response to the turbulent end of the Group of 7 meeting.

Physician services provider Envision Healthcare rose 2.6% after KKR agreed to buy it for about $ 10 billion.

Building materials supplier USG rose 3.8%…


L.A. Times – Business

Trump’s Teasing Jobs Tweet Causes Stir on Wall Street

June 1, 2018 |

President Trump’s 7:21am tweet hinting at favorable figures in Friday’s jobs report broke presidential protocol and may have run afoul of a federal rule on the subject, reports MarketWatch . “Looking forward to seeing the employment numbers at 8:30 this morning,” wrote Trump. The Office of Management and Budget…
Newser

TMZ

‘Sesame Street’ Creators Lose Lawsuit Over ‘Happytime Murders’ Tagline

May 31, 2018 |

Melissa McCarthy and her cast of raunchy puppets are free to use their “Sesame Street”-inspired tagline — ’cause a judge says they’re clearly not the same thing. A judge in NYC handed down a ruling Wedenesday in favor of STX Productions — which is…

TMZ.com

Cops: Mom, Toddler Killed by Alleged Street Racer

May 25, 2018 |

A beautiful sunny day in Tampa, Fla., turned tragic on Wednesday when Jessica Raubenolt, 24, who was visiting from Ohio, went out for a walk with her 21-month-old daughter, Lillia. While pushing the toddler across scenic Bayshore Boulevard, Raubenolt and her daughter were struck by a black Ford Mustang, police…
Newser