Stocks rising in afternoon trading as Dow hits record high

Stocks rising in afternoon trading as Dow hits record high

Strong gains in metals and energy stocks helped drive the S&P/TSX composite index in Toronto 115.79 points higher to 14,477.67. Folks who sold off their stock portfolios after temporarily losing a fortune in the Brexit fallout likely will be kicking themselves this week after America's major stock indexes posted record performances.

Japan leads Asian stock markets higher on stimulus hope

The MSCI Asia Pacific Index climbed 1.9%, with Japan's Topix index surging 3.8% in Tokyo. Tarullo didn't make any comments on the economy but Mester and Bullard were optimistic with Mester saying he's positive on the US labor market and Bullard noting that ultimate Brexit impact on the close to zero which supports the sharp rise in USA rates and rally in USD/JPY.

Bill de Blasio: Black Lives Matter changed discussion 'for the better'

Bill de Blasio: Black Lives Matter changed discussion 'for the better'

The Republican made the comments during a morning appearance on " Fox and Friends ", where he alluded to his tough-on-crime policies while leading NY and a significant drop in the murder rate during his tenure as mayor. "But we also need people who have disagreements to see things from each other's point of view". Police say that Gebhard went to the officers' family member's home, went to the backyard, picked up a large, concrete planter and threw it through a rear door, shattering it.

May as British leader buoys banks' single-market hopes

Cabinet Office minister John Penrose told a parliamentary debate that government lawyers did not agree. "But I hope that everyone else here will also agree democratic principles should outrank legal formalities". Santos could not be reached for comment. May will be in charge of implementing the voters' June 23 decision to leave the European Union and strike an independent path.

A rough guide to the South China Sea dispute

Al Jazeera's Marga Ortigas, reporting from Manila, said the Philippine government has " called for calm in terms of how to move forward after the decision despite now having gained leverage with this court ruling". China claims most of the energy-rich waters through which about $5 trillion in ship-borne trade passes every year. China was also remiss in failing to put a stop to the harmful "harvesting of endangered sea turtles, coral and giant clams on a substantial scale" by its ...

Nintendo Stocks Skyrocket By 25% After 'Pokemon GO' Launch

Pokemon Go's global rollout is being held back by the unexpected popularity of the game , which has shot to the top of download charts since it debuted less than a week ago. Unwittingly, those travelling around and finding good spots for portals over the past two-and-a-half years have populated the world of Pokemon Go , with the most popular spots becoming gyms and the rest becoming pokestops.