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Associate: Fired FBI head OK'd to testify before Senate

The latest subpoenas have resurrected Democrats' anger, who are charging Nunes with trying to distract the committee from its Russian Federation probe once again, just as it was kicking into high gear. Committee aides complained he had acted unilaterally, and the top Democrat on the panel, Representative Adam Schiff, said Nunes' actions amounted to a breach of his recusal decision.



Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT)

About 1,690 shares traded. Federal Realty Investment Trust ( FRT ) traded up 1.26% during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $124.29. Physicians Realty Trust has a 1-year low of $17.12 and a 1-year high of $22.03. Nuveen Fund Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Federal Realty Investment Trust by 59.4% in the third quarter. Vanguard (VWO) was raised too. They expect $0.34 earnings per share, up 6.25% or $0.02 from last year's $0.32 per share.



Medical Properties Trust (MPW) Getting Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Finds

Mizuho maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $22 target in Tuesday, September 1 report. The relative strength index or RSI highlights overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas. PRU has a 1-week performance of -0.29%. 31 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. Swiss Bankshares holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Highwoods Properties Inc (NYSE:HIW) for 162,102 shares.


Donald Trump pulling U.S. from global climate pact, dismaying allies

Donald Trump pulling U.S. from global climate pact, dismaying allies

Guterres said he intends to convene a climate summit in 2019 to review implementation of the global climate deal. Pence praised Trump's leadership and said Trump is "is choosing to put the forgotten men and women of America first". Pruitt has said in recent weeks that Paris is a "bad business deal" and an "America last" strategy. As of Tuesday, 147 nations had ratified the Paris Agreement, representing more than 82 percent of global emissions, the U.N.



Oil falls on potential undermining of OPEC-led deal

Oil futures have given up all the gains posted in advance of last week's agreement between OPEC and non-OPEC producers to extend a production cut for a further nine months. Instead, the USA shale supply and the growth in the Chinese economy have become the key drivers of crude oil prices. OPEC is not scheduled to meet again to set policy until November.



Mining stocks hit by China downgrade on growth fears

Moody's Investors Service cut China's sovereign credit rating for the first time in almost three decades, citing expectations that the country's financial strength will deteriorate in the coming years as debt keeps rising and the economy slows.