The Nasdaq Composite was down 7.98 points, or 0.16 per cent, at 5,065.92. Soft commodities trading on the ICE exchange such as cocoa and cotton were also weak, with each losing roughly 1 percent. Even though stock prices may look expensive relative to how much profit companies are earning, Weiss said US stocks can stay high because foreign stocks and bonds look even less attractive.
Americans weren't the only ones closely watching as Donald Trump officially took the mantle of the Republican Party Thursday night; the world had its eyes on Cleveland as well. Underscoring his unorthodox candidacy, Trump doubled down on the hard-line immigration policies that fired up conservatives in the primary but broke with many in his party by promising protections for gays and lesbians.
Rupert Murdoch has taken control of Fox News after ousting embattled Roger Ailes amid claims of sexual harassment. "Roger shared my vision of a great and independent television organisation and executed it brilliantly over 20 great years".
Follow the latest updates here and please fill out a survey and tell us what you think about our live coverage. "That pledge was abrogated", Cruz said . "And he's a liar". "I am not in the habit of supporting people who attack my wife and attack my father", Cruz told a meeting of the Texas delegation in Cleveland.
Two of Donald Trump's five children spoke Tuesday at the Republican National Convention. "You, tonight, sitting as a jury of her peers in this hall and in your living rooms around our nation", he said. "2016 is the year America moves on". The evening's proceedings followed a day of controversy over Melania Trump's use of passages almost identical to Michelle Obama's 2008 Democratic convention speech, adding to the pressure on two of Trump's children, Tiffany and Donald Trump Jr ., who are ...
That compared favourably with the 58 cents predicted by analysts. On the company's financial health, Microsoft Corporation reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.11 according to the earnings call on Jul 19, 2016.