The Nasdaq composite rose 13.56 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,863.03 as health care companies climbed. Six of the index's 10 main groups finished in the red. "Certainly oil has been weakening for a couple of days and that has been putting some pressure on things", said Jankovskis. Of the 45 S&P 500 companies that have released results, almost 76 per cent have topped earnings estimates, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
The leader of the Environmental Protection Agency is scheduled to tour an IN public-housing complex where roughly 1,000 people were ordered evacuated because of lead contamination. While the fate of Region 5's office remains unknown, President Donald Trump's budget released in March does call for a 31 percent spending reduction to the EPA , slashing its budget by $2.6 billion.
The deal stank, he said then. In an ominous warning, Tillerson linked Iran's behavior to North Korea's and said the United States would no longer engage in "strategic patience" with either country. "Part of the review.is to determine where Iran is in compliance with the deal and to make recommendations to the president on the path forward", Spicer said.
Iraqi forces are fighting to recapture west Mosul from IS after retaking the eastern side earlier this year, while soldiers and pro-government paramilitaries are also operating west of the city as part of the operation. Ethnically diverse Mosul, which Daesh overran in mid-2014, was once considered Iraq's second largest city in terms of population. The militants are now surrounded in the northwestern quarter including the historic Old City, using booby traps, sniper and mortar fire against ...
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.