President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, is clearing the sale of billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and other countries, U.S. senators said on Friday, despite strong resistance to the plan from both Republicans and Democrats. Some lawmakers and congressional aides had warned earlier this week...
President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, is clearing the sale of billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and other countries, U.S. senators said on Friday, despite strong resistance to the plan from both Republicans and Democrats.
Trump predicts swift end to trade war with China. President Donald Trump predicted a swift end to the ongoing trade war with China. "The markets seem to be struggling to hold on to gains right now because people don't want to be too long heading into the holiday weekend," said Marc Pfeffer, chief investment strategist at CLS Investments in Omaha, Nebraska.
*May to step down as Conservative Party leader on June 7. Former foreign minister Boris Johnson, the favourite to replace May, was first out of the blocks, saying Britain should be prepared to leave the EU without a deal to force the bloc to offer a "good deal". Current foreign minister Jeremy Hunt also confirmed he would run for the leadership just hours after May, her...
The Moelis & Co. founder says the current market volatility from tense U.S.-China relations is impacting large-cap stocks.
May 24- The escalating U.S.- China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China. Some investors are seeking safety in domestic U.S. growth stocks ranging from software and online...
They are asking the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan to overrule U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos, who on Wednesday refused to block the banks from responding to subpoenas issued last month by two U.S. House of Representatives committees. Capital One, the House Financial Services Committee and House Intelligence Committee did not immediately...
*FTSE 100 up 0.7%, FTSE 250 up 0.5%. May 24- Britain's FTSE 100 held its gains on Friday after Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation date as head of her party in a widely expected move that nevertheless raises the prospect of a successor likely to seek a more hardline Brexit deal. The FTSE 100 added 0.7% and the midcap index rose 0.5%, slightly off its...
An altered video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made rounds on social media this week, which critics used to attack her mental state.
*Trump predicts swift end to trade war with China. *Boeing rises as FAA sees approval of 737 MAX soon. May 24- U.S. stocks gained on Friday, ahead of a long Memorial day weekend, as investors breathed a sigh of relief after President Donald Trump indicated that the protracted trade war with China could end soon.
The law makes providing an abortion at any stage during a pregnancy a felony punishable by up to 99 years in prison.
Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, objected to a $19.1 billion disaster relief bill that was expected to pass under a unanimous consent process Friday.
May had failed to win a parliamentary majority on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union.
President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origins of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe.
An estimated 71.6 million people watched the final debate between White House contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on TV on Wednesday.
Clinton and Trump agree on this issue, but they're both wrong about how to fix the problem, says Pinar Çebi Wilber.
There isn't a "chorus" behind Donald Trump's debate performance, experts told CNBC.