Trump administration rejects Exxon Mobil request to drill in Russia – Chicago Tribune

The Trump administration has denied a request from Exxon Mobil to waive U.S. sanctions against Russia to allow the company to resume oil drilling around the Black Sea. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday in a brief statement that the administration “will not be issuing waivers to U.S. companies, including Exxon, authorizing drilling prohibited by […]

World leaders meeting in Washington are pretending they can’t see the bogeyman right in front of them – Business Insider

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde gestures as she arrives at a G-24 meeting during 2013 Spring Meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Washington, April 18, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas WASHINGTON — This year’s spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund are like one big therapy session for the global […]

Bill O’Reilly, Bank Stocks, UAL’s Apology, and the Future of Netflix – Zacks.com

Copyright 2017 Zacks Investment Research At the center of everything we do is a strong commitment to independent research and sharing its profitable discoveries with investors. This dedication to giving investors a trading advantage led to the creation of our proven Zacks Rank stock-rating system. Since 1988 it has nearly tripled the S&P […]

Existing Home Sales Jump To 10 Year High In US – Forbes

It would appear that the housing slump is now well and truly over. Existing home sales in the US have jumped to a level not seen since 2007. And given that house building has been somewhat restrained since then it would appear that prices are likely to move higher into the future: U.S. home resales […]

Verizon loses wireless customers for first time – MarketWatch

Verizon Communications Inc., once the untouchable leader of the U.S. wireless industry, is struggling to hold onto customers and getting them to pay a premium for its service. The carrier posted its first ever quarterly net loss of wireless subscribers during the first three months of 2017, showing the extent of the damage resurgent […]

Part of Bill O’Reilly’s problem at Fox: Few people there actually like him – WCYB

Rob Kim/Getty Images Bill O’Reilly Rob Kim/Getty Images Bill O’Reilly Related content: LOS ANGELES (CNNMoney) – Bill O’Reilly has for years been Fox’s most valuable on-air talent. He may also have been its loneliest. The embattled primetime host is widely disliked at Fox News and its parent company 21st Century Fox, both feared and loathed […]

GBP Election Rally: Did Something Change? – Seeking Alpha

GBP Election Rally: Did Something Change? – Seeking Alpha

GBP is on track to post a very strong gain this week against the USD, opening the week at 1.2535 and currently trading at 1.2850, or 2.5% higher. This rally was sparked off by UK Prime Minister Theresa May, who surprised the market by calling for general elections to be held on 8 June, in […]

IMF Raises Forecast for Global Economic Growth – New York Times

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Goldman Tumbles After Bank Strikes Out on Bond-Trading Revival – Bloomberg

Goldman Tumbles After Bank Strikes Out on Bond-Trading Revival – Bloomberg

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. fell the most since the day after the U.K. voted to leave the European Union, leading the Dow Jones Industrial Average lower after bond-trading revenue fell short of estimates and lagged behind rivals. Shares of the company slid as much as 4.5 percent and traded at $217.13, for a 4 percent […]