Economy

Letter to the editor: Health bill misses point of insurance

The effort to reform health care in the US goes back to Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry Truman, ebbing and flowing in prominence throughout the decad...


Cowboys' Lucky Whitehead reunited with puppy that was held for ransom

They also took Blitz. Whitehead says he was then contacted by phone by someone who had the dog and was demanding ransom money. "I strongly advise you to s...


Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) Stock Sees The Needle Move 2.94%

New Mexico Educational Retirement Board invested in 10,187 shares or 0.02% of the stock. About 501,755 shares traded or 116.95% up from the average. Kite Real...


EasyJet CEO Dame Carolyn McCall appointed as new ITV chief executive

The appointment of McCall, who headed the Guardian Media Group prior to joining Easyjet , makes her ITV's first female chief executive. "It is a fantastic ...


China's second-quarter growth tops expectations

Investment grew 8.6 percent year-on-year in the first six months, down 0.6 percentage point from the first quarter. For the April-June period, a large number ...


BidaskClub Downgrades Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) to Strong Sell

Stock market analysts watching Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) have recently changed their ratings on the stock. On June 2 the company was downgra...


China Online Censors Delete Tributes to Liu Xiaobo

World leaders hailed Chinese Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo as a fearless fighter for human rights after his death on Thursday following a battle with cancer...


Here's Where to Get Free Fries on National French Fry Day

From curly fries to waffle fries, today is a day that many peopel across the USA are excited for. To celebrate, some restaurants are offering freebies and dea...


JC Penney Company Inc. Holding Company

Holding Company during the fourth quarter worth approximately $665,000. Its Sephora locations in store have helped J.C. Penney to deliver "significant" same-sto...


Faraday abandons its proposed $1 billion Nevada factory

Electric vehicle maker Faraday Future said Monday, July 10, 2017 that it is deserting. Now, Faraday Future's short-term plans no longer include building the e...


Ben Simmons on playing with Markelle Fultz: 'I'm a starting point guard'

But I think from what I have studied from his childhood, high school and at LSU, I feel confident that we should try this and look at it. "After drafting Fult...


US PIRG Statement on the CFPB's New Arbitration Rule

Mandatory arbitration clauses "allow companies to avoid accountability by blocking group lawsuits and forcing people to go it alone or give up ", Cordray said ...


000 firefighters are battling forest fires in California

Firefighters save a USA flag as impending flames from the " Wall Fire " close in on a luxury home in Oroville, California on July 8 , 2017. About 5,000 fir...


Potential ClubCorp-Apollo Deal Under Scrutiny

Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a "buy" rating and set a $18.00 target price on shares of ClubCorp H...


Lewis joins elite company as Windies beat India in Twenty20

Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the only T20 between West Indies and India at Kingston. Windies are the World Champs for a reason. First, In...


Japan's odds of intercepting North Korean ICBM unfavorable

We should often send them gift packages so they won't be too bored", North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un told Korean Central News Agency. The U.S. Sou...


Acrobat dies after falling 100-ft at Madrid music festival

Mad Cool organizers said in a statement released on Saturday that it "regrets the awful accident", adding that Green Day was allowed to perform for "securit...


Turkish President warns Germany for not allowing to address immigrants

Turkish relations with Germany reached a new low recently, posing new troubles for the European Union and for the Balkans as well, experts warn. Erdogan had hop...


Hawks won't match Knicks' ludicrous Tim Hardaway Jr. offer, per report

NY dealt Hardaway to the Hawks in 2015 in a trade for current Chicago Bulls guard Jerian Grant . As a rookie out of Duke last season, Plumlee played in 21 ...


US Trade Deficit Narrows As Exports Rise And Imports Fall

Exports were up by 0.2% month-on-month to $192bn amid stronger demand for cars and consumer goods. Imports fell 0.1 percent to $238.5 billion. Exports rose 0....