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Trump interviews four for Fed chair job, to decide next month

Trump interviews four for Fed chair job, to decide next month

Under her leadership, the Fed has slowly increased its benchmark interest rate, which was reduced to nearly zero in the wake of the crisis. The next Fed Chair will oversee that process as well as banking regulations. Jeb Bush during his failed presidential campaign. The latest development comes as speculation grows over who will succeed Janet Yellen as Fed chair, or whether Trump might simply choose to reappoint her.


United States markets end higher

United States markets end higher

Facebook's (FB.O) 1.15-percent gain provided the biggest lift to both the Nasdaq and the S&P to help pace the advance. The sector was up 0.34 percent. In early trade the Dow Jones fell 40.54 points to 22,340.66, while the wider S&P 500 rose 0.82 points to 2,510.88. Another report showed the Chicago purchasing management index, which gauges factory activity, came in better than expected for September.


Trump says supplies streaming into storm-tossed Puerto Rico

Trump says supplies streaming into storm-tossed Puerto Rico

It also covers satellite equipment and reconnection services. But Bossert said a "business model" is being implemented in Puerto Rico where federal officials are now being stationed in local municipalities, including with mayors and water and electricity authorities, to ensure better communication.


Volkswagen slapped with new $3bn penalty over diesel emissions scandal

Volkswagen slapped with new $3bn penalty over diesel emissions scandal

The German automaker said it needs to increase provisions for a buyback and retrofitting program because hardware repairs are "proving to be far more technically complex and time consuming". The Wall Street Journal and Fox Business reported that while German authorities would not identify Hatz by name due to that countries privacy laws, they did say a person arredst in connection with the VW cheating scandal appeared in court on Thursday where the judge read charges of fraud and illegal ...


Bovis Homes Group plc 2.2% Potential Decrease Indicated by JP Morgan Cazenove

Bovis Homes Group plc 2.2% Potential Decrease Indicated by JP Morgan Cazenove

It is down 16.25% since September 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.83% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q2. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 31st. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Outperform" on Wednesday, December 14.


German bishops call for dialogue and respect after election result shock

German bishops call for dialogue and respect after election result shock

The openly racist and sexist AfD ( Alternative for Germany ) will take office in the national parliament. Germany's Angela Merkel turns to the complex task of sounding out partners in a potentially fragile coalition after securing a fourth term as chancellor in Sunday's election even though her conservatives bled support to the far-right.