Saturday September 19-th, 2020

Dow soars to open above 23000 for the first time Dow soars to open above 23000 for the first time

The latest 1,000-point increase was covered in roughly half the time it took the index to move from 21,000 to 22,000. The Dow Jones cruised past the 23,000 mark today, as hopes buoyed that President Donald Trump could make progress on implementin...

No boys for Girl Scouts in area No boys for Girl Scouts in area

Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming (GSMW) CEO, Sally J. Leep believes the decision by Boy Scouts of America is unfortunate and a disservice to girls. "There are no plans to change our name at this time", spokeswoman Effie Delimarkos said in an emai...

Razer's definitely making a phone and its specs just leaked Razer's definitely making a phone and its specs just leaked

The device sports a 5.7 Quad HD Display which comes with... We got a tweet regarding the Razer Phone announcement that will take place in November and now the internet is going insane with speculations and rumors regarding the upcoming Raz...

Ryan Giggs Concerned By Real Madrid Star's Injuries Ryan Giggs Concerned By Real Madrid Star's Injuries

RatingsWales: Wayne Hennessey: 7, Chris Gunter: 7, James Chester: 7, Ashley Williams: 8, Ben Davies: 7, Joe Allen: 8, Joe Ledley: 7, Andy King: 7, Aaron Ramsey: 9, Tom Lawrence: 9, Sam Vokes: 7. "He reminds me of what Gareth was like when h...

PD Editorial: Congress' inaction puts health plan for kids in jeopardy PD Editorial: Congress' inaction puts health plan for kids in jeopardy

About 98 percent of OR children have health coverage, and CHIP plays a key role in that. Prior to the institution of CHIP , almost 14 percent of children in the United States were uninsured, according to figures provided by the federal governmen...

No empathy for former Equifax CEO at House hearing No empathy for former Equifax CEO at House hearing

Mr. Smith , who resigned last week, has also indicated that they have been informed of the piracy on July 31, but may not have been aware of the extent of the attack. "The breach of your system has actually created more business opportunities for ...

How to help victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting How to help victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting

And rises up and demands of Congress that it do more - and do better". Local officials said 58 people were dead and more than 500 people injured in the attack near the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. When Don Turner answered his phone in Phoenix,...

Mexico struck by powerful 7.1 quake Mexico struck by powerful 7.1 quake

Almost 100 people died in that quake in southern Mexico , but no fatalities were reported in Mexico City . Memories of the devastating 1985 quake, which killed at least 10,000 people, surged to the surface on what was meant to be a low-key 32...

Trump hails latest tax overhaul plan as Trump hails latest tax overhaul plan as "revolutionary"

Depending on his effective tax rate under the proposal, Trump could pay roughly $3 million to $5 million more in taxes. But the shenanigans of cabinet members are not the only apparent contradiction with the roots of Trumpism that the President i...

Rihanna piles pressure on President Trump to help hurricane hit Puerto Rica Rihanna piles pressure on President Trump to help hurricane hit Puerto Rica

At least 16 people have been confirmed dead from the storm, but experts say the death toll is likely higher. "The electrical grid and other infrastructure were already in very, very poor shape". Ricardo Rossello said, and about half remained with...

Rihanna piles pressure on President Trump to help hurricane hit Puerto Rica Rihanna piles pressure on President Trump to help hurricane hit Puerto Rica

At least 16 people have been confirmed dead from the storm, but experts say the death toll is likely higher. "The electrical grid and other infrastructure were already in very, very poor shape". Ricardo Rossello said, and about half remained with...

May attacks Sadiq Khan for putting jobs of Uber drivers in danger May attacks Sadiq Khan for putting jobs of Uber drivers in danger

Transport Commissioner Mike Brown is hence set to meet with Mr. Khosrowshahi on Tuesday at a specific request of London mayor Sadiq Khan. "There can be no place in our society for firms that fail to deal with serious criminal events, potentially le...

May attacks Sadiq Khan for putting jobs of Uber drivers in danger May attacks Sadiq Khan for putting jobs of Uber drivers in danger

Transport Commissioner Mike Brown is hence set to meet with Mr. Khosrowshahi on Tuesday at a specific request of London mayor Sadiq Khan. "There can be no place in our society for firms that fail to deal with serious criminal events, potentially le...

We're winning battle to curb oil glut, says OPEC We're winning battle to curb oil glut, says OPEC

The minister said there is an OPEC meeting in November, adding that his country supports OPEC's consensus and unity to preserve the market's stability. Oil entered a bull market in NY this week, buoyed by optimistic demand forecasts and supply concer...

The Equifax Credit Breach and What You Can Do to Protect Yourself The Equifax Credit Breach and What You Can Do to Protect Yourself

There are more than 30 state AGs, including NY and MA, that are investigating. The fallout continued on Tuesday, with Equifax announcing its Chief Executive Richard Smith , would leave the company and forgo his 2017 bonus. Attorney General Eric ...

Twitter called to Capitol Hill to give details on Russian election interference Twitter called to Capitol Hill to give details on Russian election interference

Facebook has said Russia-linked, "inauthentic accounts" had purchased some 3,000 advertisements between 2015 and 2017. According to reports , the ads sought to boost the Democratic and Republican rivals of then-election frontrunner Hillary Clint...

Bombardier stock takes hit after USA duties announced for CSeries jets Bombardier stock takes hit after USA duties announced for CSeries jets

The dispute between the two rival companies centres around claims from USA firm Boeing that Bombardier received unfair state subsidies from the United Kingdom and Canada, allowing it to sell airliners at below cost prices in the US. "The Prime ...

San Juan's Mayor Brought to Tears Over San Juan's Mayor Brought to Tears Over "Humanitarian Crisis" in Puerto Rico

Eighty percent of the island's transmission lines are down, and power may not be restored for more than a month. It may be, in part , because almost half of all Americans don't actually know that Puerto Ricans are their fellow citizens.

Global Stock Markets Lifted By Upbeat Yellen Speech Global Stock Markets Lifted By Upbeat Yellen Speech

Following on from last week's FOMC meeting, Yellen delivered a keynote speech in Cleveland yesterday, with the focus on inflation. The influence of labor utilization on inflation has become quite modest over the past 20 years, implying that the inf...

Dollar edges lower before Fed statement Dollar edges lower before Fed statement

The big question that forex market participants will be waiting to be answered is with respect to the Fed board's forecasts for future rate increases (the "dot plot") and the assessment of economic conditions - together with fresh forecasts about g...

NZ dollar rises but seen as range-bound ahead of election NZ dollar rises but seen as range-bound ahead of election

Japan's Nikkei closed up 0.05 percent and Shanghai added 0.3 percent. The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against six major currencies , was down 0.29 percent at 92.238. The Federal Reserve is confident in the USA economy and is set to...

US Dollar Index and Treasury Yields Are Stable US Dollar Index and Treasury Yields Are Stable

The central bank announced Wednesday that it would let a small portion of its US$4.5 trillion balance sheet mature without replacing it, starting in October with reductions of US$10 billion a month and gradually rising over the next year to US$50 b...

Fed Chair Janet Yellen warns: Monitor your credit report! Fed Chair Janet Yellen warns: Monitor your credit report!

While traders reassessed the possibility of another USA rate increase, they awaited clues on whether European Central Bank would slow its bond purchases later this year due to an improving economy . "The most important thing Yellen needed to com...

Will Kurdish Vote Trigger Yet Another War in Iraq? Will Kurdish Vote Trigger Yet Another War in Iraq?

In a forceful warning , the Trump administration said the costs of holding the September 25 vote would be high "for all Iraqis, including Kurds". Ankara's national security council will meet on September 22 to discuss the country's official posi...

Federal Reserve Expected to Hold US Interest Rates Steady Federal Reserve Expected to Hold US Interest Rates Steady

The front-month United States oil futures contract was holding onto $50 a barrel at 50.40 as higher than expected crude oil stocks were counterbalanced by a substantial draw in distillate stocks (-5.6 million barrels). The Fed will reduce its bon...

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