Dow hits record high as banks gain, tech recovers

The Dow Jones is up nearly nine at 21,337; the Nasdaq added over six points to 6,226, while the S&P 500 added 0.85 at 2,441. The S&P 500 Index came within 5 points of all-time highs, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit an all-time high on Tuesday.

EU Parliament negotiator wants Brexit clarity from London soon

Following more than an hour of talks between May and DUP leader Arlene Foster on Tuesday, May said the discussion had been productive and Foster said she hoped a deal could be done "sooner rather than later". Do you want us to get bombed again? In a phone call on Sunday, Kenny told May that forming a minority government reliant on the support of the hardline DUP could pose a "challenge" to the 1998 Good Friday peace accords.

Consumer Prices Fell 0.1% in May

Consumer Prices Fell 0.1% in May

Britons experienced a long period of falling real terms earnings in the years following the financial crisis before wage growth finally caught up with the cost of living, as inflation dipped, towards the end of 2014. The dollar fell to a seven-month low against a basket of currencies on the data, before retracing some of the losses. 'We are maintaining our underweight to United Kingdom equities and increasing exposure to defensive large caps using the Fidelity Money Builder Dividend fund ...

Lance States Why He Supports Repeal of Dodd-Frank

The bill's most important provision would allow banks the sensible choice to maintain substantial equity capital in exchange for a reduction in onerous and intrusive regulation. The most powerful Democrat in the chamber, California's Nancy Pelosi , described the legislation as "dastardly". Under Dodd-Frank, bank fees and mortgage fees have increased; big banks have become even bigger, driving smaller community banks out of business; and higher lending costs have further slowed ...

Nestle may put US candy business on the block

Nestle may put US candy business on the block

Nestle said the review only covers the US market, its largest with sales of 26.7 billion Swiss francs last year, and is expected to be completed by the end of the year. together control more than half of the market, according to Euromonitor data, which puts Nestle's market share at 8.4 percent. "This might seem small stuff, but in our view it could be a significant step by new (ish) CEO Mark Schneider", James Edwardes Jones, an analyst at RBC Capital Markets, said in a note.

Greece to get 'more clarity' about debt deal

The country remains dependent on bailout loans from other eurozone governments. Officials who had prepared the talks had earlier discussed a loan of 7.4 to 8 billion euros, but after talks on Thursday morning agreed on a sum of 8.5 billion which they said would provide money for the maturing debt and an extra cash buffer.