Stories about Finance

Dec 21 2016

Fed's Yellen: 'Education key to higher-paying jobs'

Not a sell on news? If the Fed ditches two decades of dovish policy, watch out. Even if Janet Yellen pushes through three rate increases in 2017, as she now suggests ...

Dec 10 2016

US envoy nominee Branstad member of Masons, banned in China

Xi hadn't forgotten the warm reception he received during the two-week trip 27 years earlier. Branstad's nomination, if confirmed, "will be a positive move made by Trum...

Dec 06 2016

Healthcare spending hits $3.2 trillion in 2015

The $3.2 trillion total averages out to $9,990 per person, although most of that is spent caring for the sickest patients. Retail spending on prescription drugs grew 9 ...

Dec 04 2016

Oil softens after Opec decision prompts big weekly rally

Non-OPEC Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan have said they might also cut. It's the first time OPEC members have agreed on a production cut since 2008. Meanwhile, Public Inv...

Nov 30 2016

Trump Makes Unfounded Claim That 'Millions' Voted Illegally For Clinton

The recount, which was requested by Jill Stein, candidate of the Green Party for the USA presidential election, and Rocky Roque De La Fuente, another candidate, is expect...

Nov 30 2016

European Stocks Fall on Banking Weakness as Political Risk Returns

Opinion polls conducted until a blackout period began last week showed the "No" vote comfortably in the lead, prompting volatility in equity and government bond markets a...

Nov 29 2016

Republican states that expanded Medicaid want it kept

She's one of many entrepreneurs who, without health insurance obtained through work or a partner, have benefited from the ACA's guarantee of coverage to those with pre-ex...

Nov 26 2016

In Thanksgiving pause, Trump calls for national healing

Haaretz looked at Haley's views on Israel, and pointed out that she has opposed the nuclear deal with Iran. "The first is a sense of duty", Haley said. Trump, who was ga...

Nov 26 2016

The Christmas Farm begins its 25th season

Shiawassee County offers numerous cut-your-own tree farms and even more pre-cut tree lots. At these locations, the family walks or rides together out into the field to se...

Nov 24 2016

Lilly Alzheimer's drug fails in latest study

Global markets contributed almost 52% of Lilly's total revenues, or ~$2.7 billion in 3Q16, which shows the negative impact of foreign exchange rates and lower Cymbalta sa...

Nov 23 2016

Wal-Mart kicks off Cyber Monday on Friday

Eastern time Friday for the first time as it aims to grab customers before its competitors do. The company is also gearing up for Black Friday sales. Big saving...

Nov 22 2016

One-sided Big 12 showdown: No. 8 Oklahoma routs No. 10 WVU

Most crucial has been the improvement of the defense since that very bad Texas Tech game in which they surrendered over 800 total yards, but even so, they gave up another...

Nov 22 2016

Donald Trump calls on Barack Obama at White House

The two talked about raising children in TheWhite House and being good parents. "I very much look forward to dealing with the President in the future", he said. A simil...

Nov 21 2016

PV Sindhu in China Open finals

The final game was a relatively easier affair when compared with the semi-final against Sung Ji Hyun of Korea when she saved three match points to stage a miraculous ...

Nov 18 2016

Wal-Mart's profit falls but beats estimates; revenue misses

Both these stocks hold a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). Piper Jaffray is following shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Wal-Mart expects US comp sales growth in the range of 1%-1.5...

Nov 16 2016

Can Apple Thrive Where Google Glass Failed? (AAPL, GOOGL)

According to the report, if this product does end up hitting the market, the plan would be to have them wirelessly link up with the iPhone, similarly to the Apple Watch...

Nov 13 2016

Reality Check: Trump's wild misrepresentation of Obama's response to a protester

At a rally in Fayatteville, North Carolina for Hillary Clinton on Friday, Obama had had enough with his supporters when they tried to shout down a pro-Donald Trump protes...

Nov 09 2016

High Hispanic Early Voting Numbers Seen as Boost for Hillary Clinton

His analysis continues to conclude that Latino voters in Nevada have formed a fire line of support for Clinton that is highly unlikely to fall on election day. The Lati...

Nov 07 2016

Clinton aims high, Trump goes hard in closing push

The development is seen as particularly threatening for Clinton in states like Michigan, Pennsylvania and New Hampshire that don't offer early voting. "When I do get to...

Nov 06 2016

Defending Clinton, Obama draws contrast with FBI's Comey

In a new ad released Thursday, Trump's campaign highlights the FBI's announcement that it found emails relevant to the investigation of Clinton's private email server o...