U.S.

S&P 500 hits record after Fed signals rate cuts

World stock markets surged on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 hitting a record high as investors digested a signal from the Federal Reserve of potential U.S. 

published on : 20th June 2019

US President Donald Trump leaves a Robert Mueller hearing up to William Barr

US President Donald Trump said it would be up to his attorney general, William Barr, to decide on whether to allow Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify before Congress.

published on : 10th May 2019

Trump calls House subpoenas 'ridiculous'

President Donald Trump on Wednesday called the U.S. House subpoenas for documents and testimony from his administration 'ridiculous'.

published on : 25th April 2019

Drug distributor faces criminal charges in opioid scandal

The U.S. government on Tuesday filed its first criminal charges against a major drug distributor.

published on : 24th April 2019

'We don’t throw dictators lifelines': John Bolton

U.S. national security adviser John Bolton announced a series of new sanctions against Cuba and Venezuela on Wednesday as the Trump administration sought to boost pressure on Venezuelan leader Nicolas

published on : 18th April 2019

Wall Street slips with healthcare shares

U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday as a drop in healthcare shares offset a string of positive corporate earnings and upbeat economic data from the United States and China.

published on : 18th April 2019

Pompeo lashes out at Russia, China on Venezuela

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused China of aiding Venezuela's economic collapse and slammed the arrival of Russian troops in Venezuela.

published on : 13th April 2019

Patten avoids prison time in Mueller-related probe

A US judge on Friday sentenced Republican political consultant Samuel Patten to 36 months of probation.

published on : 13th April 2019

Best quarter for S&P 500 since '09

U.S. stocks ended the final trading day of the first quarter on a strong note on Friday. As Fred Katayama reports, the S&P 500 registered its best quarterly gain since 2009.

published on : 30th March 2019

Trump says will probably talk to Putin about Venezuela

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he will probably talk to Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping about the crisis in Venezuela. 

published on : 30th March 2019

Bank shares lead Wall Street higher

U.S. stocks gained on Tuesday, with financials snapping a five-day losing streak as Treasury yields stabilized above 15-month lows.

published on : 27th March 2019

Mueller sends Russia probe report to DOJ

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday handed over a keenly awaited report on his investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 election.

published on : 23rd March 2019

Trump backs Israel's sovereignty over Golan

The recognition of the disputed area would mark a major shift in U.S. policy a week before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives in Washington.

published on : 22nd March 2019

Labrador retriever fetches top U.S. dog breed honor for record 28th year

The loyal and dependable Labrador Retriever hung on for the 28th year in a row to the title of America's most popular dog in 2018. 

published on : 21st March 2019

Tech stocks lift Wall Street

U.S. stocks rose on Friday, led by technology companies as a report on progress in U.S.-China trade talks lifted sentiment. 

published on : 16th March 2019
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