Sunday June 25-th, 2017

Bank earnings show higher lending at lower rates

New rules also reduce the amount of income banks earn from overdraft and interchange fees. In a sign that the US economy continues to improve, JPMorgan noticeably expanded its loan portfolio in the quarter as a response to increasing demand from ...

Bernie Sanders: Hillary Clinton 'Best Candidate' for Presidency Bernie Sanders: Hillary Clinton 'Best Candidate' for Presidency

A new GenForward poll of adults ages 18 to 30 found that Clinton was struggling to make inroads among young Americans who overwhelmingly supported Sanders . - Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 12, 2016 I am somewhat surprised that Berni...

JP Morgan to Raise Pay for Lower-Tier Employees, CEO Dimon Says

Earlier this week, JPMorgan announced to increase wages for 18,000 of its employees, calling it a fair opportunity to go forward. Our minimum salary for American employees today is $10.15 an hour...nearly $3 above the current national minimum ...

New May Government Disbands Energy & Climate Change Department New May Government Disbands Energy & Climate Change Department

This means that there will be no Cabinet-level Minister championing climate change issues at the highest level of Government, which is bound to result in less emphasis and less action. Renamed the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strate...

Congress expected to leave town with no action on guns, Zika Congress expected to leave town with no action on guns, Zika

Furious Republicans said filibustering Democrats seemed more eager to please Planned Parenthood - an organization that's come under fire for its abortion practice - than to free up money for community clinics and mosquito abatement teams, as Zika-car...

Oil rebounds after closing at the lowest level in two months Oil rebounds after closing at the lowest level in two months

Brent notched a weekly gain of almost 2 percent and WTI about 1 percent after a volatile week. Some traders said Wednesday's 4 percent slump in oil prices after a raft of bearish US inventory data was excessive. "I'm not uber-bearish", Wittner said...

50 in Nice near life and death, Hollande

The French Interior Ministry has raised the death toll to 84 from the attack on people celebrating Bastille Day in the Riviera city of Nice. "I think we will all be standing with the French people today". Hollande also said he would activate those ...

What is Pokémon GO? Find out here What is Pokémon GO? Find out here

Although Pokémon Go is free to download, it is not yet available everywhere. It is new and exciting and as one commentator pointed out it realises a vision Pokemon fans have had since the series came out: what if Pokemon were real and inhabit...

Philippines to send envoy to China for talks on maritime dispute

The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs earlier said Yasay will discuss during the ASEM "the need for parties to respect the recent decision of the arbitral tribunal". Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said China had formally proteste...

Britain's new PM May fires Cameron's cabinet members Britain's new PM May fires Cameron's cabinet members

He said another bust of Churchill that had been on loan from the British government had been returned to Britain . They also touched upon the situation in Syria, the broader Middle East and agreed to meet at next week's Foreign Affairs Council i...

Messaging app Line sees shares surge 26% in debut Messaging app Line sees shares surge 26% in debut

The strong debut in Tokyo comes after Line's American Depositary Shares, trading under the symbol LN on the New York Stock Exchange, rose 27% Thursday, closing at $41.58. Yes, uncertainty has long swirled around whether Line's IPO would ever h...

Pokemon Go Officially Launched in Italy, Spain, and Portugal

After a week of fretting and watching crazed fans in the US, Australia and New Zealand boast about having Pokemon Go, British and German iPhone and Android phone users finally got the app over the last couple of days. Also, the fact that Nintendo ...

Asean To Keep Mum On South China Sea Ruling, Claims Diplomats

In an attack against the tribunal that gave the ruling on the South China Sea, Chinese officials indicated the panel could have been bribed. China warned other countries yesterday against threatening its security in the South China Sea. Thus, he sa...

LINE Corp raises $1.1 billion in 2016's largest tech IPO

The surge followed Japan-based Line new shares roaring to life in NY, where they kicked off trading Thursday after the US$1.3 billion IPO. Owned by South Korean Internet company Naver Corp, Line provides free voice calls and messaging. Line reco...

Dow hits record high

The Dow rose 120.74 points, or 0.7 percent, to 18,347.67. A rally in financial stocks drove the Dow and S&P 500 to new record highs. But with investors concerned by falling iPhone sales, that trend has reversed. DELTA RISING: Delta Air Line...

Japanese Chat App Line Soars in New York-Tokyo Dual Listings Japanese Chat App Line Soars in New York-Tokyo Dual Listings

Line launched in 2011 in Japan as a way for people to communicate after phone lines crashed in the aftermath of the Tōhoku natural disaster. Moreover, had it done so at this time in CY15, it would have been the 14th tech company to go public, wherea...

Chelsea to complete N'Golo Kante move this weekend Chelsea to complete N'Golo Kante move this weekend

Kante joined Leicester from Caen last summer for £5.6m - fee reported by the Daily Mail - and he was one of the heroes of their shock Premier League triumph. At this point I hope we offer the maximum. Their priority is Alvaro Morata, recently bou...

Entergy in talks to sell NY state nuclear plant to Exelon Entergy in talks to sell NY state nuclear plant to Exelon

Entergy Corp. today confirmed that it is negotiating to sell the FitzPatrick nuclear plant in Oswego County to Exelon Corp. In addition to the Clean Energy Standard, Entergy said any transaction between it and Exelon would be subject to completion ...

Line Jumps in Debut of 2016's Biggest Technology IPO

Line sold 35 million shares and also exercised a greenshoe option to sell an additional 5.25 million. "Considering that Line is little known in the United States, the IPO seems to be a success", said a fund manager at a Japanese asset management...

Trump postpones VP announcement, citing France attacks Trump postpones VP announcement, citing France attacks

His campaign has said that it will unveil a running mate for Trump in NY on Friday. An official announcement by Trump on his V.P. pick was originally scheduled for Friday, but the candidate announced Thursday night that the announcement has been ...

JPMorgan profit beats estimates as capital markets recover

The wage raise at U.S.' largest bank will be from a current floor of $10.15 an hour to a range of $12 to $16.50 an hour, Chief Executive Jamie Dimon wrote in an op-ed article in the New York Times . The investment management firm now holds a total...

FTIL stock plunges on Jignesh Shah's arrest FTIL stock plunges on Jignesh Shah's arrest

Shah, who has been booked under 10 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), would be produced before a special court on Wednesday. After investigating agencies dug into NSEL's books and computers, they came across several suspicious transa...

FCC Votes Unanimously to Support 5G Wireless FCC Votes Unanimously to Support 5G Wireless

The FCC assigned frequencies at 28 Gigahertz (GHz), 37 GHz, and 39 GHz, according toUSA Today. The proposals were offered by Democratic Chairman Tom Wheeler last month after a court chastised the agency for inaction on media rules. Work is already...

Justice Ginsburg Expands On Decision To Apologize For Trump Remarks

The Justice added that she, "regret (s) making them". "In the future I will be more circumspect ". The Code of Conduct for United States Judges , by its terms, explicitly does not apply to the Supreme Court. RBG takes a page right out of the play...

Dow Jones industrials close at a record high

The MSCI world equity index was last up 0.67%, at 412.03. The Dow climbed 120 points to finish trading Tuesday at 18,347.67 - also a new record for the index. "We had a couple of good data points and on that basis the market has continued to ...

Taylor Swift's Boyfriend Tom Hiddleston Confirms Their Relationship is Real!

The 35-year-old Thor star is pretty psyched up right about now. The former X Factor stars defended Taylor: " People should be Giving Taylor Swift respect for being such a strong woman in a world thats full of male egos". As for who will be acc...

'Bachelorette': JoJo Chooses Her Final Four

JoJo then asked Jordan about his family, and things took a turn for the intriguing: Jordan is really close with his oldest brother, Luke , but not close at all with the famous football player, Aaron. Sources say she and Robby were really...

Ban Ki-moon urges China to create space for civil society

It is now holding its annual military drills around the Xisha Islands in the northern part of the sea. The United States on Thursday urged respect for a decision on territorial disputes in the South China Sea set to be handed down by an worldwide a...

Donald Trump Names Mike Pence, Indiana Governor, as Vice Presidential Pick

Chris Christie of New Jersey, Sen". After spending much of Thursday in Indianapolis, Pence flew to NY late in the day, according to a Republican familiar with the process. Trump tells Fox that Pence has done a wonderful job in IN, but adds that f...

Donald Trump selects Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his VP running mate

Earlier that morning, Gov. Pence's campaign manager, Marc Lotter, was spotted boarding a flight from Indianapolis to NY. Sources told ABC News the meeting went "very well" but that the running-mate job had not been offered to Pence at that time .

Sponsored locations soon in Pokémon Go Sponsored locations soon in Pokémon Go

Pokemon is a Nintendo franchise which was launched in the 1990s. It's one of the biggest mobile gaming phenomenons in history, but as would any app that requires the screen to be turned on and constantly pulls Global Positioning System information...

Pokemon Go Now Available for Intel Processor Phones Pokemon Go Now Available for Intel Processor Phones

The wait is finally over, UK Pokemon GO fans. The game uses GPS and camera system on electronic devices that is used by the gamer. The Pokemon Go app has now been released in the United Kingdom amid warning from a children's charity over its ...

Amid Investigation, Tesla Has No Plans to Disable Autopilot

One Autopiloted Tesla has been involved in a fatal crash in 130 million miles on the road, making it much safer than human-piloted cars, at least in this small sample. NHTSA is conducting its own separate investigation, and the National Transport...

Yet Another Tesla Crashes In Autopilot Mode, Company Blames Driver Yet Another Tesla Crashes In Autopilot Mode, Company Blames Driver

While many auto makers offer systems that rely on automatic braking, steering assist or adaptive cruise control to aid drivers, Tesla's system steers the vehicle more actively than similar systems and the company has marketed it more aggressively.

Nintendo Shares Jump 9.5 Percent On Pokemon GO Phenomenon Nintendo Shares Jump 9.5 Percent On Pokemon GO Phenomenon

As of Tuesday, Crystal Lake police chief James Black is not aware of any local accidents resulting from distractions during the app's use. SimilarWeb said Pokemon Go manage to surpass Twitter in terms of daily active users on Monday and now sees ...

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