Stocks slump on new U.S.-China trade jitters

Stocks slump on new U.S.-China trade jitters

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Stocks on Wall Street closed broadly lower Thursday after investors got spooked by a report that cast doubt on the prospects of a long-term U.S.-China trade deal. Bond prices surged, sending yields down sharply, as traders turned cautious. The sell-off was a marked shift from a day earlier, when the Standard & Poor’s 500 index […]

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Donald Trump brands Jeremy Corbyn ‘bad’ for Britain

Donald Trump brands Jeremy Corbyn ‘bad’ for Britain

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Donald Trump has waded into the UK’s general election by claiming Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn would be “so bad” for the country and heaping praise on Boris Johnson. The intervention by the US president on behalf of the prime minister is unlikely to be seen in Downing Street as helpful, however; a YouGov poll confirmed […]

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Top 3 Things to Watch By Investing.com

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© Reuters. Investing.com – Here’s a preview of the top 3 things that could rock markets tomorrow. 1. It’s Jobs Friday! Jobs, Jobs, Jobs. All eyes turn to the Labor Department for its update on the how many jobs the U.S. economy produced last month. The labor market suffered a rough ride in October, largely […]

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TV director Eric Dean Seaton lists Hollywood Hills hacienda

TV director Eric Dean Seaton lists Hollywood Hills hacienda

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Emmy-nominated TV director Eric Dean Seaton, who has helmed episodes for dozens of sitcoms and dramas over the last decade, is asking about $2.2 million for his Hollywood Hills home of seven years. That’s more than double the $1.015 million he paid for it in 2012, public records show. Gates and lush landscaping give the […]

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House votes to open new phase in Trump impeachment inquiry

House votes to open new phase in Trump impeachment inquiry

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The US House of Representatives has voted to open a new phase in the impeachment investigation, setting the stage for dramatic public hearings with former and current officials about President Donald Trump’s efforts to pressure his Ukrainian counterpart to dig up dirt on political opponents. The measure passed by a vote of 232-196, with support […]

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What $800,000 buys right now near the water in San Diego County

What $800,000 buys right now near the water in San Diego County

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Here’s a look at what roughly $800,000 buys right now in the coastal cities of San Diego, Oceanside and Chula Vista in San Diego County. SAN DIEGO: Wrapped in stained-wood shingles, this charming 93-year-old Craftsman sits up above the street on a grassy, elevated lot. Address: 4167 Ingalls St., San Diego, 92103 Listed for: $814,900 […]

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India confirms cyber attack on nuclear power plant

India confirms cyber attack on nuclear power plant

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India has confirmed its newest nuclear power plant was the victim of a cyber attack, exposing the vulnerability of one of the country’s most critical sectors to cyber espionage. The Kudankulam nuclear power plant was hacked using malware designed for data extraction linked to the Lazarus Group, cyber experts said. The group is known to […]

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Ukraine president says Nord Stream 2 decision strengthens Russia and weakens Europe By Reuters

Ukraine president says Nord Stream 2 decision strengthens Russia and weakens Europe By Reuters

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KIEV (Reuters) – Denmark’s decision to approve the Nord Stream 2 pipeline strengthens Russia and weakens Europe, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday. The United States and several eastern European, Nordic and Baltic countries have expressed concern that the Gazprom-led (MM:) 1,230km (765 mile) pipeline from Russia to Germany will increase Europe’s reliance on […]

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S&P 500 rises to new record, buoyed by Fed interest rate cut

S&P 500 rises to new record, buoyed by Fed interest rate cut

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Stocks on Wall Street rose broadly Wednesday, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to a new record high for the second time this week, as investors welcomed the Federal Reserve’s decision to cut interest rates again. The nation’s central bank also indicated that it won’t lower rates further in the coming months unless the […]

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