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  • July 11- Delta Air Lines Inc sees the momentum behind 6.5% quarterly revenue growth continuing throughout the year, Chief Executive Ed Bastian said, citing strong domestic demand that led the No. 2 U.S. carrier to lift its full-year profit forecast. Atlanta- based Delta is the first of the four U.S. major airlines to report second-quarter earnings, which investors...

  • July 11- Delta Air Lines Inc sees the momentum behind 6.5% quarterly revenue growth continuing throughout the year, Chief Executive Ed Bastian said, citing strong domestic demand that led the No. 2 U.S. carrier to lift its full-year profit forecast. Atlanta- based Delta is the first of the four U.S. major airlines to report second-quarter earnings, which investors...

  • NEW YORK, July 10- The S&P 500, the benchmark index that investors tend to rely on as a proxy for the U.S. stock market, topped 3,000 for the first time on Wednesday. The index breached the level just after the market opened, after comments from Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell reassured traders about an impending interest rate cut from the central bank.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, July 10- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell came to Capitol Hill on Wednesday with two goals: cementing the case for an interest rate cut at the end of this month, and bolstering his own congressional wall of protection against a president who has made a daily habit of Fed bashing unseen since the 1970 s. Within a few minutes of the...

  • HOUSTON, TX - MARCH 26: United States fans celebrate with a USA banner in game action during a friendly International match between Chile and the United States on March 26, 2019 at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, TX. (Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

    The war between the states for business and jobs has never been more intense, with states paying staggering amounts of taxpayer dollars to woo companies. Here is the ranking of America's Top States for Business in 2019, released by CNBC today.

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    America's infrastructure needs a major overhaul, yet Washington is stalling. Despite the administration's inaction, these five states have managed to make impactful investments to ensure economic stability and improve its residents' well-being.

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  • *Moscow vexed by anti-Kremlin protests in Georgia. MOSCOW, July 9- Russian President Vladimir Putin rejected on Tuesday a parliamentary call to impose sanctions against Georgia, saying patching up strained relations was more important than reacting to provocations by "scumbags." Moscow has complained in recent weeks about anti-Kremlin protests in Georgia...

  • *Moscow vexed by anti-Kremlin protests in Georgia. The proposed sanctions would ban imports of Georgian wine and mineral water and halt financial remittances back home by Georgians working in Russia among a suite of measures that could badly hurt Georgia's economy. Moscow in recent weeks has complained about anti-Kremlin protests in Georgia and on Monday...

  • NEW YORK, July 8- SunTrust Banks Inc will stop financing operators of private prisons and immigration holding facilities, it said on Monday, becoming the latest lender to distance itself from a sector associated with the Trump administration's policies. In 2018 lenders including Bank of America Corp and Wells Fargo& Co raised roughly $1.8 billion in three...

  • NEW YORK, July 3- U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with each of the major indexes closing at a record high, as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve would take a more dovish turn as a raft of data provided more evidence of a slowing economy. Benchmark U.S. 10- year Treasury Note yields touched its lowest since November 2016 at 1.939%, while euro zone yields tumbled to...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 2- Facebook Inc's Silicon Valley campus received the all-clear on Tuesday after fears that a package at its mail facility contained the nerve agent sarin. But exhaustive testing by fire and hazardous material teams found no toxic material, said Jon Johnston, fire marshal for the city of Menlo Park in California where Facebook is based.

  • LONDON, July 2- Emerging market central banks accelerated interest rate cuts in June, with policymakers rushing to trim benchmarks as major central banks including the U.S. Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank adopted a more dovish tone. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC- Policymakers cut interest rates by 50 basis points to 5% on June 30. https://bit.ly/2Jg2erB.

  • July 1- An arbitration tribunal has ruled that Coca-Cola Co can sell its energy drink globally under the terms of the contract with Monster Beverage Corp, the two companies said on Monday, months after the launch of the product in Europe. Atlanta- based Coca-Cola launched the drink as a part of its efforts to break away from its traditional fizzy sodas and shift to...

  • July 1- An arbitration tribunal has ruled that Coca-Cola Co can sell its energy drink globally under the terms of the contract with Monster Beverage Corp, the two companies said on Monday, months after the launch of the product in Europe. Atlanta- based Coca-Cola launched the drink as a part of its efforts to break away from its traditional fizzy sodas and shift to...

  • TEL AVIV, June 27- Ratings agency Moody's Corp and Israeli cyber group Team8 launched on Thursday a joint venture to assess how vulnerable businesses are to cyber attacks and create what they hope will become a global benchmark. Cyber attacks are in focus after a virus from Ukraine spread around the globe in 2017, crippling thousands of computers, disrupting...

  • *Trade hopes gain traction ahead of G20 summit. NEW YORK, June 26- Technology shares led the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq higher on Wednesday after remarks by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin rekindled hopes for a de-escalation of U.S.- China trade tensions and brought buyers back from the sidelines. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq were set to snap three-day losing streaks,...

  • WASHINGTON, June 24- U.S. consumers will delay or forgo technology upgrades if President Donald Trump imposes a new round of 25% tariffs on Chinese goods, slowing the U.S. innovation engine, technology industry executives said on Monday. Trump's administration is preparing to levy tariffs on an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese imports after a public...

  • PHILADELPHIA, June 21- A massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's oil refinery on Friday damaged the largest U.S. East Coast plant to the point that it could remain shut for an extended period, according to Philadelphia city officials and company sources. As of late afternoon, the fire was "confined and contained," but could not be put out entirely,...