About 15 minutes into trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.4 percent at 19,805.28. Investors around the world have moved into risk-off mode ahead of the inauguration of Donald Trump as US President, with money flowing towards safe-haven gold funds over the last week.
U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, a Democrat from NY, said the cut equaled an average of $500 per year. Edelman added: "So-called reckless homeowners didn't cause the housing crisis-but predatory lenders who tricked consumers into mortgages with exploding interest rates and other harmful features did".
Time is flying, and the upcoming Trump's inauguration isn't Hillary Clinton's last scheduled appearance. Trump became the 45th president of the United States today. "I'm here today to honor our democracy & its enduring values", she said on Twitter . The former first lady wasn't the only target during the campaign.
The Cassini probe is now executing a series of orbits in close proximity to Saturn's rings before it will descend into Saturn at the end of its mission. The rings that surround Daphnis have a grainy texture, which come from particles clumping together. This could be a result of the motion of the fine ring particles, which escalate into the gap while Daphni's previous proximate approach that edge while orbiting.
Even though El Niño conditions in the picture for significant portions of 2015 and 2016, Schmidt says it only made minor contributions to overall global temperature changes. NASA reported nearly identical data, and the UK Met Office, which also track global temperatures for the United Nations, said 2016 was the hottest year on record .
Mining for minerals and diamonds contributes to deforestation, pollution of natural habitats and increased hunting, while primates are at risk from poaching in civil war and from landmines laid down in conflict - and in the future climate change.