Tuesday June 27-th, 2017

Average US mortgage rates move little; near historic lows Average US mortgage rates move little; near historic lows

Longer-dated Treasury yields had tumbled on intense global bond demand following Britain's vote to leave the European Union, known as Brexit. The benchmark 30 year FRMs can be had for 3.375% at BMO Harris Bank today yielding an April of 3.548%.

Weybridge MP Philip Hammond named as chancellor in Theresa May's cabinet reshuffle Weybridge MP Philip Hammond named as chancellor in Theresa May's cabinet reshuffle

He told BBC News he would be making some "carefully considered decisions over the summer" about the economy. Hammond will meet with the head of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, on Thursday to "assess where we are". Asked about the former Lond...

Record-breaking Pokemon Go launches in UK

With 7.5 million downloads in the USA alone, the augmented reality game has sparked a craze of people wandering the streets , hoping to capture virtual creatures on their phones. "While this release is undoubtedly impressive, I am concerned about th...

Airbus and Boeing face off at rain-soaked Farnborough

FARNBOROUGH , England-Airbus Group SE's jetliner boss Fabrice Bregier Wednesday said the European plane maker will have to secure a further 250 to 300 orders after this week to meet its full-year target. AirAsia was interested in connecting seconda...

Mobile Users are Spending More Time on Pokemon Go than Facebook Mobile Users are Spending More Time on Pokemon Go than Facebook

A "Pokemon Go" player has the option to download the game using their Google accounts. There are reports that Google will downgrade the permissions for " Pokemon Go ". Pokemon GO is available to download either in the Google Play store or in A...

Sponsored locations will eventually come to Pokémon GO

The mobile app has taken us by storm and the momentum isn't over just yet - so far Pokemon Go is only available in a handful of countries including the U.S., Australia and New Zealand! Pokemon Go is a new augmented reality phone app that uses G...

Theresa May becomes Britain's 76th prime minister

TO LABOUR LEADER JEREMY CORBYN We've both been having these leadership elections. Speaking live on television in Downing Street, May, also the new leader of the Conservative Party, said that her cabinet will put ordinary citizens and their inter...

Opec sees oil glut continuing to ease

Venezuela's oil production dropped by 120,000 barrels a day from April through June following electricity shortages, according to the IEA. The oil production from Middle Eastern climbed to a record-high of 31.5 million barrels a day in June.

Gowdy: Lynch Hearing Was a Waste of Time

Baker said they are doing this because the FBI investigation into this matter has been closed. After that meeting came to light, Lynch said that she would not use her authority to influence the investigation and that she would accept whatever rec...

Oil slips to two-month low; Canada output, more US rigs weigh

A further potentially bullish factor was removed when Nigerian oil workers agreed to suspend strike action that could have disrupted crude oil production. "While U.S. production looks weak, there's only been a modest decline in U.S. inventories", sai...

Nintendo shares skyrocket with release of Pokemon GO

United States senator Al Franken, who represents Minnesota, has written an open letter to the CEO of Pokemon Go developer Niantic Labs in which he expresses his concern with the game's privacy settings. Niantic quickly called the privacy req...

Bank of Canada stays on hold, cuts growth forecast Bank of Canada stays on hold, cuts growth forecast

Meanwhile, the monetary policy board of the Bank of Korea yesterday chose to leave the base rate unchanged at 1.25 percent for the inter-meeting period. As well, consumer spending should get a boost from the enhanced Canada Child Benefit program, int...

Draymond Green allegedly assaulted a Michigan State football player Draymond Green allegedly assaulted a Michigan State football player

Two nights later Edmondson and Green crossed paths again and another verbal exchange led to Green's alleged blow. Draymond Green spoke reporters and he said that his lawyers are handling the situation. "It's something that I'll learn from and j...

Pokémon GO- the latest fitness app, could come to India soon

The cost to actually develop the game was about $30 million. Niantic was spun out of Google and its investors include Google's parent company Alphabet. "When it works, Pokemon Go feels like a natural evolution for the series, very much a product of...

Deputy Injured in Courthouse Shooting Released from Hospital Deputy Injured in Courthouse Shooting Released from Hospital

The deputy and a civilian were also wounded in the shooting. The shooting prompted the Lake County (Ill.) Sheriff's Department to review its courthouse procedures, which a spokesperson said were found to be sound. One man, who was miles away, said ...

Amber Alert issued for missing 5-year-old from Calgary Amber Alert issued for missing 5-year-old from Calgary

The mother was found dead in their basement apartment in the community of Panorama Hills in North West Calgary. The father of missing Calgary girl Taliyah Marsman is pleading with anyone who might have information in her disappearance to "do the ri...

US payrolls seen rebounding in June in boost to economy US payrolls seen rebounding in June in boost to economy

Economists and financial markets had expected 175,000 net new jobs for the U.S. in June - the figure prompting further stock market gains with the FTSE 100 closing 0.9% higher at 6590. The vast majority of jobs added in those sectors are likely to pa...

Toronto Stock Exchange down slightly, New York markets largely flat

The blue-chips index reached the milestone on the heels of the S&P 500 closing at an all-time high Monday. July 13 USA stocks were set for a sedate open on Wednesday, a day after investors powered the S&P 500 and the Dow to record highs amid gr...

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday

The Nasdaq composite index, which has lagged behind the two main US market barometers, turned slightly positive for the year. Three of the S&P's 10 sectors finished in negative territory-utilities, consumer-staples and telecom, off 1.4%, 0.5% and 0...

South Korea: Seongju residents in Seoul to strike down Thaad missile plans South Korea: Seongju residents in Seoul to strike down Thaad missile plans

Yoo said the allies are striving to complete the deployment as soon as possible. President Park will take off for Ulaanbaatar later this afternoon to attend the Asia-Europe Meeting summit and for an official visit to Mongolia, where she will seek sup...

US Polling: Trump Gaining Ground on Clinton in Key Election States

A month ago, the same survey had Clinton up by 47-39 percent. Quinnipiac also found the candidates in a statistical dead heat in OH - where they are tied at 41 percent - and Pennsylvania , where Trump leads 43 percent to 41 percent.

Pokemon Go blamed for crimes but also aids embattled USA police

When a Pokemon appears on a screen in a unsafe location, users don't have to rush to capture it, he said. For example, travelling to a PokeStop within the game may allow the user to collect rare items. In the meantime, experts say you may want to...

Stimulus hope lifts Nikkei again, other Asian markets tepid Stimulus hope lifts Nikkei again, other Asian markets tepid

Wednesday's Japan stock-market gains were built on "speculation regarding the stimulus", said Matsuura Hisao, chief strategist at Nomura Japan. Advancers outpaced declining stocks on the NYSE. On the economic front, industrial output in the eurozone ...

Inmate grabs gun, kills 2 in escape try Inmate grabs gun, kills 2 in escape try

In a post to Facebook , Rep. Al Pscholka announced plans to honor law enforcement by walking from the Berrien County Courthouse to the Law Enforcement Memorial at Lake Bluff Park in St. The deputy sheriff was in stable condition, as was one civilia...

Tesla Motors cuts starting price of Model X SUV to $74000

Tesla introduced the most affordable version of its Model X SUV to date on Wednesday. NHTSA is conducting its own separate investigation, and the National Transportation Safety Board also is looking into the crash. Earlier this month, Tesla said...

Activists Protest After LAPD Officer, Who Killed Redel Jones, Goes Scot Activists Protest After LAPD Officer, Who Killed Redel Jones, Goes Scot

The decision on her death came amid heightened tensions between black communities and police over last week's police killings of black men in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and St Paul, Minnesota. She told the LA Times that Jones was running away from the...

Trump has slight lead over Clinton in Florida, Pennsylvania Trump has slight lead over Clinton in Florida, Pennsylvania

Trump for President Inc . Clinton's spokesperson, Brian Fallon, said the campaign expects the battleground states to remain "close til the end" while also calling Trump "serious danger". Although Sanders was often criticized for being unable to app...

10 tweets that sum up Amazon's Prime Day 10 tweets that sum up Amazon's Prime Day

A year ago it broke Black Friday records with nearly 400 sales a second. Best technology deals, click on each to link to see product details . Given that a lot of deals take place in the afternoon, the United Kingdom number could be an indication ...

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 821 processor Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 821 processor

What we know so far is that Qualcomm has increased the clock speed of the two "big" Kryo CPU cores from 2.15 GHz to 2.4 GHz, which is a 12 percent increase. In the mean time, stay tuned to MBEDDED for more on the latest chipset from Qualcomm . The...

Blocking Corbyn from Labour leadership ballot would be 'sordid fix' say unions

But Ms. Abbott pointed to Eagle's past votes and her failure to win a bid to become deputy leader as evidence that her bid to become party leader could be similarly unsuccessful. Meanwhile, former shadow work and pensions secretary Owen Smith, who is...

Crime stats don't back Trump's dire view

Burkman said he won't back down and is planning a major ad buy in the Cleveland media market beginning Thursday or Friday aimed not only at delegates, but also party leaders and members of the media. "I'm not there, so if he's going to come to talk...

'Outlander' season 2 premiere spoilers: Finale to introduce Roger and Brianna

This is a very intense scene as I knew it would be. "And I you", Jamie replies. The relationship between Jamie and Claire has always been the bedrock of "Outlander ", and "Dragonfly in Amber" is no exception. It's this moment that makes Brianna b...

USA Women's Gymnastics Qualifiers

She made the Olympic team-all but the top finisher at trials are coaches' selections-but in the past month she went from automatic choice to one with an asterisk. The Texan won on the uneven bars at the Olympic Trials. "I didn't realize how much ment...

WhiteWave Foods Announces Upcoming Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Release Date

WhiteWave Foods (NYSE:WWAV) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May 10th. Shares of WhiteWave are higher by 0.07% to $55.95 in pre-market trading on Wednesday. Finally, Brown Advisory Inc. increased its stake in shares of WhiteWave Fo...

Clinton team celebrates Sanders endorsement with Snapchat filter

She said Sanders has "brought people off the sidelines and into the political process". Many of Sanders' supporters are devastated, and unleashed that anger on social media. But some of those supporters now say they'll vote for the former Secretary...

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