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Trump inaugural attracts record $107 million in donations

Trump inaugural attracts record $107 million in donations White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters Wednesday that companies and individuals gave to the inaugural committee out of civic pride. President Donald Trump raised $107 million for his inaugural festivities, almost double the previous record set by President Barack Obama eight years ago. [Full Article...]

U.S. mortgage activity falls despite lower loan rates: MBA

U.S. mortgage activity falls despite lower loan rates: MBA The seasonally adjusted purchase index decreased by 3% compared with the week ended April 7. The refinance share of mortgage activity increased to 42.4% of total applications, up from 41.6% the previous week. Mortgage applications fell even as mortgage rates dropped to the lowest level since November, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported. US mortgage application activity fell last week ... [Full Article...]

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.'s (PNC)

Its capital management strategies also impress. Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. PNC Financial Services Group's dividend payout ratio is now 30.10%. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This article was first published by Markets Daily and is owned by of Markets Daily. [Full Article...]

Hear Matt Damon Get Bumped as United Airlines Spokesman on 'Kimmel'

Hear Matt Damon Get Bumped as United Airlines Spokesman on 'Kimmel' By the end of the ad, it's Kimmel who's doing the voiceover for United, urging viewers to "come fly our friendly skies", with Damon's anguished screams interrupting the serene music. Sadly, Damon was bumped from the spoof, too, over the sounds of Kimmel dragging him off. Courtesy of YouTube, you can watch the entire video of the segment below. [Full Article...]

Gronkowski pops into White House briefing

Gronkowski pops into White House briefing Brady, who has a history of friendship with President Donald Trump, announced, in a statement, that he had to tend to " personal family matters ". Brady cited "personal family matters " as his reason for skipping the ceremony. Spicer, who is a big Patriots fan, seemed genuinely surprised by this, telling Gronkowski that he has things handled but thanking him anyway. At a November rally in ... [Full Article...]

Officials say Trump's approval wasn't needed to drop massive bomb

Officials say Trump's approval wasn't needed to drop massive bomb The bombing came only a week after U.S. President Donald Trump ordered missile strikes against Syria in retaliation for a suspected chemical attack, and as China warned of the potential for conflict amid rising U.S. The U.S. estimates 600 to 800 IS fighters are present in Afghanistan, mostly in Nangarhar. But the group has been steadily losing ground in the face of heavy pressure both from U.S. [Full Article...]

Oil prices remain level on OPEC's assurance to rebalance crude market

Oil prices remain level on OPEC's assurance to rebalance crude market Crude output at major U.S. shale plays is forecast to climb to 5.2 million barrels a day in May, the highest since 2015, according to the Energy Information Administration's monthly Drilling Productivity report. USA shale production is ramping up aggressively. "We just have to watch that". Even after taking into account production cut pledges from the eleven non-Opec countries, unplanned outag... [Full Article...]

InterContinental Hotels Reveals Attack That Stole Debit Card Information

InterContinental Hotels Reveals Attack That Stole Debit Card Information Other affected brands include Hotel Indigo and Candlewood Suites. The company hired a cyber security firm, which found evidence of malware created to access payment card data from cards used at the hotels' front desks. It's always smart to review your payment card statements and monitor them for potential fraud. IHG has not offered free identity theft protection services to affected cons... [Full Article...]

Australia to raise English language standard for citizenship

But critics argued that businesses abused it by paying foreigners lower wages than most Australians would accept. Sounding similar to Trump's "America first" moto, Turn bull said that the idea behind reforming the visa is to put "Australians first" by giving them priority for jobs which are now open for overseas workers in the country. [Full Article...]

The Akzo Nobel (AKZOY) Downgraded to "Neutral" at Citigroup Inc

The Akzo Nobel (AKZOY) Downgraded to Elliott and other shareholders, including Columbia Threadneedle and Henderson, have urged the paint maker to engage with PPG, but AzkoNobel has said the offer undervalues the company. Analysts have valued Akzo's chemicals unit at about 8 billion euros ($8.6 billion). Troubled AkzoNobel's offer to hand back cash worth nearly £1.3bn failed to appease leading investors as the paints giant continues... [Full Article...]

Vinson carrier group expected off Korea in late April

Reports that the USA would position its strike group in the area didn't help. The announcement that the crew's deployment was being extended means the carrier will return to South Korea just over a month after it was last here to participate in annual, bilateral war games. [Full Article...]

Syria: New airstrikes hit site of chemical attack

Syria: New airstrikes hit site of chemical attack Russia, an ally of the Assad regime, said the strikes had "completely ruined" the relationship between Moscow and Washington . Trump is weighing next steps after ordering airstrikes last week. Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland, the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, agreed. Sir Michael said the attack had happened "on their watch" and that Vladimir Putin must now live up to previously... [Full Article...]

Marijuana Legalization 2017: Canada's Justin Trudeau Introduces Bill To Legalize Recreational Pot

Marijuana Legalization 2017: Canada's Justin Trudeau Introduces Bill To Legalize Recreational Pot Under the proposed law, an adult will be able to possess up to 30 grams of dried cannabis (roughly enough for 50 "joints" or rolled marijuana cigarettes) in public, and grow four cannabis plants at home for personal consumption which do not exceed one meter in height. [Full Article...]

General Election 2017: Labour "relish" snap election

But, a clause in that law means that if 2/3rds of MPs are in favour, Parliament can vote to have a general election. Experts predict that her ruling Conservative Party could win around 100 more seats at the election on June 8, which should bolster support for her Brexit plan - a prospect that has strengthened the pound. [Full Article...]

Admiral Group plc (ADM) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Credit Suisse Group AG

It has outperformed by 16.09% the S&P500. Among 20 analysts covering General Electric Company ( NYSE:GE ), 11 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Credit Suisse have set a target price of 3200 GBX on its stock. Swedbank has 4.08 million shares. Blackrock Gp has invested 0% in State Bank Financial Corp (NASDAQ:STBZ). Alliancebernstein L P owns 170,864 shares. [Full Article...]

Apple to test self-driving cars in California

Apple's fully autonomous "Project Titan" may be dead in the water, but that doesn't mean the California tech company has given up entirely on the idea of a self-driving auto. The company has been highly secretive about its autonomous driving program , called Project Titan, and is not commenting on the new permit. "There are many potential applications for these technologies, including the future... [Full Article...]

Alaska oil well leaking gas in northern part of state

On the other hand, there is a second crack found which caused the release of flammable and explosive gas that needs special care and will take more time to fixed it, says the spokesperson of Environment Protection Agency, Suzanne Skadowski. [Full Article...]

North Korean Missile Launch Fails 'Almost Immediately', US Military Says

North Korean Missile Launch Fails 'Almost Immediately', US Military Says Pyongyang, meanwhile, recently launched a ballistic missile and some experts say it could conduct another nuclear test at virtually anytime. The country's official name is the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. China is North Korea's only major ally. The joint U.S. -South Korean military camp is just outside the 2.5-mile-wide DMZ. "We will see what happens!" "I have great confidence that Chi... [Full Article...]

Four Loco: NHL plays 4 OT playoff games in crazy night

Four Loco: NHL plays 4 OT playoff games in crazy night Yet, despite their remarkable success at the Verizon Center to open the series, Toronto remains locked in the midst of a highly competitive contest. Everyone played well and, you know, we can enjoy [the win] but we still have a lot of work to do. So everything is magnified, that's all. Outside of the latter half of the first period, the Leafs kept up with the Capitals, chances and shots wise. [Full Article...]

Stocks tread water as Federal Reserve sparks caution

Stocks tread water as Federal Reserve sparks caution Concern about that possibility contributed to a selloff of stocks Wednesday afternoon after the minutes of the Fed's March meeting were released. The holdings - which amount to more than US$ 4 trillion (S$5.6 trillion) in Treasury and mortgage securities - are a legacy of the Fed's campaign to help the economy recover from the depths of a recession. [Full Article...]


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