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7:03 p.m. Oct. 14, 2019 - Associated Press
Ex-White House adviser tells House panel she objected to ouster of ambassador to Ukraine Fiona Hill testifies for more than 10 hours in Trump impeachment inquiryFiona Hill, a former White House adviser on Russia, told House impeachment investigators behind closed doors Monday that she had strongly and repeatedly objected to the ouster earlier this year of former ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, according to a person familiar with the testimony.
9:02 a.m. Oct. 12, 2019 - By Vitaliy Katsenelson
Why it’s only a matter of time before oil runs out of gas and electric vehicles power ahead Alternative energy helps the planet and gives consumers choicesAlternative energy helps the planet and gives consumers choices, writes Vitaliy Katsenelson.
10:24 p.m. Oct. 9, 2019 - By Adria Calatayud
U.K. government plans to approve Inmarsat takeoverU.K.’s Competition and Markets Authority found no competition issues arising from takeover deal for Inmarsat.
4:48 p.m. Oct. 9, 2019 - Associated Press
Turkish military offensive pounds Kurdish positions in Syria after U.S. troops pull out Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops has been condemned by many of his Republican alliesTurkey launched airstrikes, fired artillery and began a ground offensive against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria on Wednesday after U.S. troops pulled back from the area, paving the way for an assault on forces that have long been allied with the United States.
4:20 a.m. Oct. 8, 2019 - By Tomi Kilgore
Boeing's stock falls to lead Dow's early losersShares of Boeing Co. dropped 1.6% in premarket trading Tuesday, enough to pace the Dow Jones Industrial Average's early decliners, after reports of a potential delay in the 737 Max's return to service and a lawsuit by Southwest Airlines Co. pilots. The stock's implied price decline would shave about 38 points off the Dow's price, while Dow futures sank 194 points. Heightened safety concerns from European regulators about portions of proposed fixes to 737 Max flight-control systems could delay the return of the Boeing jets to service, according to . And the union representing Southwest pilots is suing Boeing, saying the pilots are losing money because the company had rushed an unsafe place into service, only to have the jets grounded following deadly crashes, . Boeing's stock has gained 7.2% over the past three months through Monday, while the Dow has slipped 1.2%.
10:03 a.m. Oct. 7, 2019 - Associated Press
Iowa teacher placed on leave after apparent threatening social-media post on Greta ThunbergAn Iowa high-school science teacher has been placed on administrative leave after he made what appeared to be a threatening social-media comment about 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg.
4:32 a.m. Oct. 4, 2019 - By Greg Robb
U.S. trade deficit widens 1.6% to $54.9 billion in AugustThe U.S. trade deficit widened 1.6% in August to $54.9 billion, the Commerce Department said Friday. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch had expected a deficit of $54.4 billion. Both import and exports increased, but imports rose at a faster pace. August exports of autos and auto parts were the highest since July 2014. Imports of consumer goods were the highest on record. Year-to-date, the U.S. is running a $428.7 billion deficit, up from $400 billion over the same period last year. Economists expect the trade gap will be a slight drag on third quarter growth. The U.S. trade deficit with China narrowed 3.1% to $31.8 billion in September.
3:02 p.m. Oct. 2, 2019 - Associated Press
U.S. plans tariffs on $7.5 billion of European imports after winning WTO ruling Green light comes after ruling that EU favored Airbus over BoeingThe Trump administration plans to impose tariffs on $7.5 billion worth of European imports — from gouda cheese to single-malt whiskey to large aircraft — beginning Oct. 18 to retaliate against illegal European Union subsidies for aviation giant Airbus.
12:20 p.m. Oct. 1, 2019 - Associated Press
Hurricane Lorenzo could slam Portugal’s Azores islands with 70-foot waves Category 2 hurricane is forecast to hit the island group in the next 24 hoursThe Category 2 hurricane is expected to hit the Portuguese islands in the next 24 hours.
1:08 p.m. Sept. 30, 2019 - Associated Press
EU trade chief nominee urges U.S. not to start new tit-for-tat tariff war Phil Hogan urges Washington to work with EU to reform WTOThe Irishman set to take over as the European Union’s top trade official on Monday urged the United States not to launch an economically damaging tariff war with the bloc over subsidies to Airbus and Boeing.
12:43 p.m. Sept. 30, 2019 - By Courtney McBride
Secretary of State Pompeo listened in on Trump’s July call with Ukraine’s Zelensky Wall Street Journal credits revelation to senior State Department officialSecretary of State Mike Pompeo was among administration officials who listened in on the July 25 phone call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, a senior State Department official said Monday, a disclosure that ties the State Department more closely to the House impeachment inquiry.
8:33 a.m. Sept. 29, 2019 - Associated Press
NRA acted as a Russian asset in run-up to 2016: ranking member of Senate Finance CommitteeDemocrat Ron Wyden of Oregon charges in a report based on an 18-month probe that the National Rifle Association acted as a “foreign asset” for Russia in the run-up to the 2016 election, and that NRA insiders provided access to the American political system to advance personal business interests.
8:32 a.m. Sept. 18, 2019 - By Tomi Kilgore
Airbus self-declares to authorities about 'potential wrongdoings' by several employeesAirbus SE said Wednesday that it has "self declared" to German authorities of "potential wrongdoings" by several employees, regarding customer documents related to two future procurement projects. The German projects are part of its communications, intelligence and security business. The aerospace giant and Boeing Co. chief rival said the disclosure was the result of an ongoing internal review, which was supported by an external law firm. Airbus said it will fully cooperate with authorities to resolve the matter. The U.S.-listed shares of Airbus rose 0.6% in midday trading and Boeing shares tacked on 0.1%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 61 points, or 0.2%.
3:49 a.m. Sept. 18, 2019 - By Lina Saigol
U.K. launches security probe into U.S. buyout group Advent’s £4 billion Cobham takeover U.K. security probe into U.S. buyout group Advent’s £4 billion Cobham takeover comes just two days after shareholders ok dealThe U.K. government has ordered an investigation into the £4 billion acquisition of defense manufacturer Cobham by U.S. private equity firm Advent International on national security grounds.
4:41 a.m. Sept. 17, 2019 - By George Friedman
U.S. response to Saudi oil attack leads directly to Iran Striking back — or not — involves trade-offs and riskStriking back — or not — involves trade-offs and risk, writes George Friedman.
7:32 a.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - By Lina Saigol
U.S. bidder Advent wins £4 billion bid battle for U.K. defense group Cobham Both Cobham and Advent have said the takeover does not have any U.K. national security implicationsCobham became the latest British company to fall into foreign hands after U.S. buyout group Advent International clinched its £4 billion ($5 billion) takeover bid for the historic defence and aerospace supplier.
9:31 a.m. Sept. 11, 2019 - By Paul Brandus
After jettisoning warmonger Bolton, Trump emerges as a left winger on foreign policy How Trump is further to the left than Obama, Clinton or CarterWhen it comes to foreign policy Donald Trump is a left-wing radical, writes Paul Brandus.
8:25 a.m. Sept. 9, 2019 - By Greg Robb
IMF says there is only one candidate for its top spot World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva has clear path to replace Christine Lagarde as IMF headThe IMF announced Monday that Kristalina Georgieva, currently the number two at the World Bank, is the only candidate to be its next chief.
3:00 a.m. Sept. 5, 2019 - By Mark Cobley
European markets rally on trade hopes and signs of Brexit delayEuropean markets mostly rose on Thursday morning, following gains across most of Asia and on Wall Street yesterday, after China said trade talks with the U.S. will resume in October.
7:29 a.m. Sept. 3, 2019 - By Callum Keown
These companies look set to be dumped from the FTSE 100 High street giant Marks & Spencer looks set to be dumped out of the FTSE 100 along with software company Micro Focus and insurance giant Direct Line.
8:43 a.m. Aug. 27, 2019 - Associated Press
Russian company sues Boeing over Max jet A Russian aircraft leasing company filed a lawsuit over an order of 35 Boeing 737 Max jetsA Russian aircraft leasing company filed a lawsuit over an order of 35 Boeing 737 Max jets.
7:52 a.m. Aug. 27, 2019 - By James Marson
Ukraine church steps out of Moscow’s shadow, angering Putin and allies Eastern Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew’s leadership team says Russia is using Soviet-style dark arts against him — and has even sought to hack church emailsthe spiritual leader of the global Eastern Orthodox Church has dealt a blow to Putin’s prospects in Ukraine — and plunged both countries and the church itself into a contest for the loyalties of many Ukrainians
12:05 p.m. Aug. 23, 2019 - Associated Press
Putin orders Russian military to respond after U.S. missile test Putin told the Defense Ministry and other agencies to ‘take comprehensive measures to prepare a symmetrical answer’Putin told the Defense Ministry and other agencies to ‘take comprehensive measures to prepare a symmetrical answer.’
7:10 a.m. Aug. 23, 2019 - By Lina Saigol
With pound under pressure, foreign buyers are snapping up British companies Entertainment One is latest example of foreign purchaseFrom toys and pubs to aerospace and defence, companies across a diverse range of sectors have been snapped up in recent weeks as the UK hurtles towards a disorderly Brexit
5:31 a.m. Aug. 22, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
These 4 big blue chip stocks are cheap for a reason, cautions money manager Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day looks at four big U.S. companies that have stumbled after a solid ride between 2016 and 2018. The Felder Report’s Jesse Felder says they need to get a lot cheaper.
6:51 a.m. Aug. 17, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
These 10 ‘grey swan’ events could conspire to imperil global economy and markets With all eyes on U.S.-China trade, these macro risks are underexaminedEven as high-probability risks capture the minds of investors, there is a growing combination of lower-probability risks, that could create even more heartburn for investors as the third quarter draws to a close.
2:11 p.m. Aug. 13, 2019 - Associated Press
Norwegian Air cutting some trans-Atlantic routes due to 737 Max grounding Flights between Ireland, 3 airports in U.S. and Canada to end in SeptemberNorwegian Air says it’s ending trans-Atlantic service between Ireland and three U.S. and Canadian airports because the grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft makes the routes “no longer commercially viable.”
4:18 p.m. Aug. 12, 2019 - Associated Press
5 Russian nuclear engineers buried following secretive rocket explosion Radiation levels rise after apparently disastrous test of nuclear-powered missile componentThousands of Russians attended the funerals Monday of five Russian nuclear engineers killed by an explosion as they tested a new rocket engine, a tragedy that fueled radiation fears and raised new questions about a secretive weapons program.
8:00 a.m. Aug. 3, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
The Fed can’t stop a market meltdown, warns forecaster who called the 2008 housing bust Critical information for the U.S. trading dayExpectations over the Fed’s ability to fix all that ails the economy and markets may be running a little too hot, warns our call of the day, from James Stack, president of Stack Financial Management and owner of InvesTech Research.
3:24 a.m. Aug. 2, 2019 - Associated Press
U.S.-Russia nuclear arms control treaty dies; U.S. to test new weaponThe United States plans to test a new missile in coming weeks that would have been prohibited under a landmark, 32-year-old arms control treaty that the U.S. and Russia ripped up on Friday.
5:16 p.m. July 24, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
U.S. buyout group sets sights on U.K.'s Cobham, deal seen Thursday: FTU.S. private equity buyout group Advent International is expected to announce a deal to buy U.K. aerospace and defence group Cobham PLC on Thursday, the , citing sources. The deal would value Cobham at around 4 billion pounds ($4.9 billion) including debt. In 2018, Advent bought U.K. electronics component maker Laird for 1 billion pounds. If it goes ahead, the deal would mark the first foreign takeover for newly appointed Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
1:39 p.m. July 24, 2019 - By Bob Fredericks
Russian election interference didn’t end in 2016, Mueller testifies; it’s ongoing, he says, and will continue in 2020Robert Mueller told lawmakers on Wednesday that Russian interference in U.S. political campaigns continues unabated to this day — and will likely continue through the 2020 election.
5:50 a.m. July 24, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Dividend-paying stocks will leave Treasurys for dead, says mutual-fund company Federated Critical information for the U.S. trading dayFederated Investors’s chief equity market strategist Phil Orlando, says it’s high time investors wake up to the benefit of dividend paying stocks.
5:36 a.m. July 24, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Dow falls 140 points at the open as Boeing, Caterpillar deliver disappointing results U.S. stocks on Wednesday opened firmly lower, with weak results from Boeing Co. and Caterpillar Inc. , weighing on the Dow and the broader market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 140 points , or 0.5%, to reach 27,205, the S&P 500 index slipped 0.3% to 2,997, while the Nasdaq Composite Index retreated 0.3% to hit 8,230. Aerospace giant Boeing Co. swung to a loss in the second quarter, while Caterpillar, the manufacturing and construction-equipment giant produced weaker-than-expected results. Both companies are constituents of the Dow. ahead to renewed trade talks between the U.S. and China next week. Shares of Boeing and Caterpillar were from the Dow. In other news, regulators said they were increasing pressure on Facebook Inc. and Apple Inc. , which may put the tech and social-media giants at risk of antitrust actions. Early Wednesday, Facebook shares fell after the it formally announced a $5 billion settlement with the Federal Trade Commission for deceiving users about its privacy practices. Facebook is due to report second-quarter earnings after the close of trade Wednesday.
4:20 a.m. July 19, 2019 - By Paul Brandus
50 years after Apollo, does America have the right stuff to join the new space race? We must not let China, Russia and others dominate space militarilyFifty years after the Apollo landing on the Moon, Paul Brandus asks if Americans can come together to conquer space again.
4:18 a.m. July 16, 2019 - By Tamar Lapin
CNN reports Assange met with Russians and hackers as he turned embassy in London into command post for election attack Documents obtained by CNN reportedly detail how the WikiLeaks founder received in-person deliveries, potentially containing hacked materials from Russian operatives during lengthy meetings at Ecuador’s embassy ahead of the U.S.’s 2016 presidential voteDocuments obtained by CNN reportedly detail how the WikiLeaks founder received in-person deliveries, potentially containing hacked materials from Russian operatives during sometimes hour-long meetings at Ecuador’s embassy in the British capital.
2:15 a.m. July 13, 2019 - By Callum Keown
New technology requirement may ground more than 1 in 10 private jets in 2020 It can cost up to $200,000 to outfit planes with ADS-B Out surveillance technology as mandated beginning next year by regulators in U.S., Europe and elsewhereIt can cost up to $200,000 to outfit planes with ADS-B Out surveillance technology as mandated beginning next year by regulators in U.S., Europe and elsewhere.
3:59 a.m. July 12, 2019 - Associated Press
Despite U.S. warnings, Russian missile systems land in TurkeyThe first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, the Turkish Defense Ministry said Friday, moving the country closer to possible U.S. sanctions and a new standoff with Washington.
4:54 a.m. July 10, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Weak U.S. data could trigger 10% stock plunge, says strategist Critical information for the U.S. trading dayLooking for surprises? Watch the data not the monetary policy says our call of the day from Elia Lattuga, the deputy head of strategy research at UniCredit.
2:15 a.m. July 10, 2019 - Associated Press
Iran warns Britain of ‘repercussions’ over ship seizureIran’s president said Wednesday that Britain will face “repercussions” over the seizure of an Iranian supertanker last week that authorities in Gibraltar suspect was breaching European sanctions on oil shipments to Syria.
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