Stories about Finance

Apr 08 2017

California math: 1 vote = $500 million in road work

It raises the base gasoline excise tax by 12 cents, creates a transportation improvement fee based on the value of a vehicle and raises diesel excise and sales taxes. I...

Apr 08 2017

U.S. job growth slows sharply in March

That represents a sharp slowdown from February and fell well short of economists' expectations . Over the year, average hourly earnings have risen by 68 cents, or 2.7 pe...

Apr 05 2017

US tells companies not to overlook qualified Americans

Trump has yet to issue that order; the enforcement effort announced Monday could be an interim measure while a broader overhaul is worked out. But Monday's statement appe...

Apr 01 2017

Trade orders set stage for revival

The orders marked Trump's latest attempt to follow through on his campaign rhetoric decrying other countries for taking advantage of the US' trade policies. "They are not...

Apr 01 2017

AP SPIN METER: Was Trump joking on health care?

The Maryland Democrat sent the administration a letter Tuesday touting his infrastructure bill as a possible path forward for bipartisan cooperation. Shunning decades o...

Mar 24 2017

Chicago has biggest population dip as southern states grow

Harris County had the highest population growth for eight consecutive years. "We also have jobs here to support that quality of life". At the same time, IN has seen l...

Mar 23 2017

United Kingdom flight ban on electronic devices

The full list: Cairo, Egypt; Dubai and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Istanbul; Doha, Qatar; Amman, Jordan; Kuwait City; Casablanca, Morocco; and Jeddah and Riyadh, S...

Mar 20 2017

14 mln more uninsured under Republican plan in 2018

The GOP bill would widen that band to five-to-one, which would hike premiums for those in their 50s and early 60s, but reduce them for younger folks. It's called a per-ca...

Mar 17 2017

Fed raises rates amid improved USA economic outlook

A Global News analysis noted that the impact of the hike should be seen through the lens of Canada's key interest rate, which has remained static at 0.5 per cent since Ju...

Mar 14 2017

Republican health plan isn't better

With a proposal now on the table, the fate of the plan is uncertain even with Republican majorities in both chambers. "This is exactly the type of backroom dealing and ...

Mar 13 2017

Nurses Blast Trumpcare As Danger To Public Health

Ever since the Affordable Care Act was passed, GOP members of Congress have called for its repeal. Nonetheless, proponents are pressing on. The plan, dubbed the A...

Mar 12 2017

Wisconsin thrashes Northwestern, gains Big Ten title game

Second-seeded Wisconsin beat No. 6 Northwestern , 76-48, to advance. MI has won three games in three days, an impressive feat especially since they had complications...

Mar 04 2017

Thousands displaced as the battle for Mosul rages

The top United States defense official also said he'd be open to any requests his commanders might have as they advise and support local forces fighting to retake the cit...

Mar 04 2017

Snapchat owner shares 'priced at $17' despite making losses

Snap sold 145 million of its 200 million initial shares Wednesday, locking up the remaining float as a measure to mitigate potential volatility that often comes with shor...

Mar 02 2017

Dow Jones industrials close above 21000 for first time

The Nasdaq Composite fell 10 points, or 0.2%, to 5852, though it remains a few points shy of its own record. Since US President Donald Trump's inauguration, there has b...

Mar 01 2017

Giants' complete 2017 NFL Draft order is set

Still, Mayock said selecting Allen or Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett would be the biggest potential addition for the Jaguars. Then as far as the corner situation...

Feb 28 2017

Deron Williams excited about joining the Cleveland Cavaliers

But if Williams can do even a passable job at alleviating the playmaking deficiency that's forced James into long minutes, he may prove just as crucial as either of those...

Feb 26 2017

Protesters cleared from Dakota Access oil pipeline camp

Army Corps of Engineers Maj. "I'm not that naive to think that we can all go home and this is done now". Public officials in North Dakota are pleading with the remainin...

Feb 25 2017

Contractors given timetable to pitch to build border wall with Mexico

However, President Trump stated otherwise in the White House, ensuring that military operations would be used for the deportation of undocumented immigrants. Tillerson wi...

Feb 21 2017

Here's everything you need to know about Jio's Prime membership

Bharti Airtel Ltd and Idea Cellular Ltd's average data revenue per user (data Arpu) stands at Rs160-175, while their voice Arpu stands at Rs115-125. Tuesday was no diff...