• US Embassy in Russian Federation stops issuing tourist visas for 8 days
US Embassy in Russian Federation stops issuing tourist visas for 8 days

U.S. visa services in Russia will be suspended on Wednesday, the U.S. Mission Russia said on Monday, after Russia ordered U.S. consulates and embassy to cut staff. He dismissed the new package of sanctions as based on "unfounded accusations". The move will affect Russians applying for tourist, business and other kinds of nonimmigrant v...

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  • United States dollar falls ahead of Jackson Hole policy meeting
United States dollar falls ahead of Jackson Hole policy meeting

Nevertheless, markets and analysts were keen for a better insight into top central bankers' thinking at the current juncture. "The two stars of the gathering will undoubtedly be Mario Draghi and Janet Yellen ", said Hussein Sayed, chief market strategist at FXTM.

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  • Sempra seals deal to buy Oncor, topping Buffett offer
Sempra seals deal to buy Oncor, topping Buffett offer

This would consequently solve Energy Future's ongoing bankruptcy case and make Sempra responsible for Oncor's debts. "Elliott is supportive of the proposed Sempra transaction, which provides substantially greater recoveries to all creditors of Energy Future than the proposed Berkshire transaction", a spokesman for Elliott told Reuters .

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  • FTSE gains clouded by Provident Financial's 'catastrophic' slump
FTSE gains clouded by Provident Financial's 'catastrophic' slump

Woodford's flagship equity income fund had a 4.59% holding as of 30 June this year, the fund's fourth largest holding and it is the sixth largest holding in Barnett's Invesco UK Equity Income Fund at 2.8%. The FCA is investigating Vanquis Bank's repayment option plan after citing concerns about the product. Executive chairman Manjit Wolstenhol...

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  • How Trump's CEO council chose to dissolve
How Trump's CEO council chose to dissolve

A former senior Trump administration official raised the prospect that some White House officials could quit because of Trump's comments. Mr Trumka and the chief executives of Under Armour, Merck, Intel, Johnson & Johnson and 3M quit following Mr Trump's Charlottesville remarks where he blamed "many sides" for the violence.

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  • North Korea slams next week's US-South Korea military exercises
North Korea slams next week's US-South Korea military exercises

Former U.S. State Secretary Henry Kissinger recommended a deal to resolve the North Korea nuclear problem in return for a pullout of U.S. forces from the peninsula. Tillerson said the United States wanted dialogue with Pyongyang, but only if it were meaningful. H.R. McMaster, Trump's national security adviser, met Japan's defense and foreign minist...

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  • Infosys Shares Fall 14% In Two Days. Should You Buy Now?
Infosys Shares Fall 14% In Two Days. Should You Buy Now?

The software giant extended losses by falling 5.37% despite Rs 13,000 crore share buyback announcement . USA stocks ended lower on Friday after the White House announced that Steve Bannon would be leaving his job as chief strategist. He suggests retail investors use the buyback opportunity to sell shares. The Sensex of the BSE , which opene...

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  • Expect Crude oil to trade positive: Sushil Finance
Expect Crude oil to trade positive: Sushil Finance

Oil dipped on Monday, weighed down by rising US output although a 13 percent fall in USA crude inventories since March indicated a gradually tightening market. "Another decline in US crude stocks may push prices somewhat higher again, but the upside may be limited - especially if USA crude production ticks higher again", said Hans van Cleef, senior...

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  • Suspects of Barcelona attack arrive at Madrid jail
Suspects of Barcelona attack arrive at Madrid jail

Spanish police have shot dead the main suspect in the deadly Barcelona van attack , Younes Abouyaaqoub. Five suspects were killed on Thursday night after killing a woman in a second vehicle attack in Cambrils: Moussa Oukabir , 17, Said Aallaa, 18, Houssaine Abouyaaqoub, 19, Omar Hychami, 21 and Mohamed Hychami, 24.

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  • Indian-American Publisher Davan Maharaj Ousted In LA Times Shake-Up
Indian-American Publisher Davan Maharaj Ousted In LA Times Shake-Up

According to The Times , tronc on Monday also fired Managing Editor Marc Duvoisin, Deputy Managing Editor for digital media Megan Garvey and Assistant Managing Editor for investigations Matt Doig. Jim Kirk , former editor-in-chief of the Chicago Sun-Times, was named interim executive editor. His portfolio includes the majority of the digital...

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  • How to Make a Pinhole Camera to Safely View the Eclipse
How to Make a Pinhole Camera to Safely View the Eclipse

Cut a piece of white paper to fit the bottom of a long box - a cereal box is ideal. These allow you to actually look at the sun as it slowly disappears behind the moon. Then, clip out the traced rectangle from the paper and put it in the bottom of the opened box. You can then look through the viewing hole as the sun's image is eclipsed by the...

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  • Gary Neville praises West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis
Gary Neville praises West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis

And Neville claims that Pulis deserves great credit for the job he has done at the Hawthorns. This game can be frustrating sometimes and it's a unusual disappointment for everyone today because when you don't play well and get nothing, you feel a bit downtrodden.

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  • Gas prices on the rise around Buffalo, climbing slightly from last week
Gas prices on the rise around Buffalo, climbing slightly from last week

In Maine, the average price was $2.35 per gallon, down 1.6 cents from the previous week. "Robust fuel supplies pushed retail prices lower last week, but this downward trend may not last much longer" said Mark Jenkins, spokesman at AAA - The Auto Club Group.

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  • Leeds United former star against selling their star striker
Leeds United former star against selling their star striker

Manager Thomas Christiansen reacted to the absence of the Championship's top scorer in 2016-17 by handing a full league debut Ekuban, who joined from Italian club Chievo earlier in the window. Nevertheless, Christiansen still respected the Kiwi's decision to depart to England's top flight football division. Wood sat out his scheduled ma...

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  • BHP triples dividend as profit surges to $8.5 billion
BHP triples dividend as profit surges to $8.5 billion

BHP has delivered a $US6.73 billion ($8.5 billion) full year profit, declared it will pay $US4.4 billion in dividends for the year and signalled it wants to sell off its USA shale assets. "We had a very strong financial year". Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. boosted its stake in shares of BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) by 12.9% during the s...

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  • Woman sues Johnson & Johnson in ovarian cancer lawsuit
Woman sues Johnson & Johnson in ovarian cancer lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has been ordered to pay a woman $417m (£323m) in the latest cancer compensation case relating to its talc-based products. A Los Angeles jury found the company and its consumer products liable for failing to inform the women of the alleged risk when using its baby powder during a trial period.

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  • Ford to give new vehicle buyers £2000 scrappage discount
Ford to give new vehicle buyers £2000 scrappage discount

Following other brands' decisions to extend their scrappage schemes to the United Kingdom, the initiative aims to get older, dirtier vehicles off the road in the latest push by the Government and the auto industry to improve the UK's air quality.

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  • 85.4% Of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) Is Owned By Hedge Funds
85.4% Of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) Is Owned By Hedge Funds

Beta factor, which measures the riskiness of the security, was observed as 3.38. About 394,240 shares traded. Kite Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:KITE) has risen 55.47% since August 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It fall, as 59 investors sold APC shares while 242 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 89 raised stakes. 472.75 million shares or 0.09% mo...

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  • Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP) Reached a 52-Week Low
Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP) Reached a 52-Week Low

It has outperformed by 25.98% the S&P500. The stock now has Weekly Volatility of 2.22% and Monthly Volatility of 2.36%. Principal Financial Gp owns 0.02% invested in Hanmi Financial Corp (NASDAQ:HAFC) for 491,339 shares. Ionic Management Lc holds 0.48% or 230,477 shares. The company was upgraded on Thursday, January 12 by Raymond James. Piper Jaffr...

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  • PSU bank strike on Tuesday: Services likely to be affected
PSU bank strike on Tuesday: Services likely to be affected

The body's other demands include criminal action against wilful default of bank loans, implementing recommendations of parilamentary committee on recovery of NPAs, abolishing Banks Board Bureau, reimbursement of expenses incurred during the demonetisation and Jan Dhan campaigns, and removal of Gratuity Ceiling under Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972....

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