The dollar dipped to a five-month low against the yen early on Monday. Mnuchin's expectations of a tax system reform for 2017 which, in his view, would strengthen the American currency, flipped investors' sentiment towards the positive side and made gold slide a bit.
Within days of The New York Times reporting that O'Reilly and Fox had paid at least $13 million to silence his accusers, satirical sites have joined the Bills at the hip. In 2007, a number of advertisers, including Procter & Gamble, chose to make sure their ads stopped appearing during MSNBC's morning broadcasts of radio host Don Imus' program on that network after he made racist remarks about the Rutgers University women's basketball team.
Wall Street expects the company to add a total of 5.3M subscribers, compared to 7.1M subscriber additions in Q4 2016 and 6.7M subscriber additions in Q1 2016. Movie and TV studios typically also demand more money as more people subscribe to channels to in an effort to make as much as possible off their content.
However, Harley-Davidson's U.S. market share for the quarter was 51.3 per cent in the 601cc-plus segment, up compared with the first quarter in 2016. "First quarter USA retail sales were in line with our projections and we remain confident in our full-year plan despite global retail sales being down in the first quarter", said Matt Levatich, CEO, Harley-Davidson.
Goldman Sachs and Bank of America saw their net income and revenues increase in the first quarter of 2017, the global investment banking giants said Tuesday. Goldman's results stood in sharp contrast to other big US banks that have reported earnings so far. Investment-banking revenue, which includes fees from underwriting as well as advising on mergers, climbed 16% in the quarter.
Editor's Remarks: Although Symantec stopped short of explicitly naming the CIA, its claim that the swathe of attacks spanning some 16 countries were carried out using previously top-secret hacking tools recently revealed by Wikileaks more or less indicates they were conducted by United States intelligence service.