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Federal Reserve boosts interest rate

In a move widely expected by markets, the Federal Reserve has increased rates for the second time this year by a further 25bps, and has indicated it is still planning to raise them once more in 2017, despite weaker economic data . The core rate of inflation increased at just 1.7 per cent on year, the fourth straight monthly deceleration and the slowest overall pace in two years. Consulte Mais Informação

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Officer who shot Philando Castile testifies - KXLF.com | Continuous News | Butte, Montana

Officer Jeronimo Yanez sobbed as he took jurors back to the day he fatally shot Philando Castile . Castile had a permit for the gun. He added that Yanez was at a disadvantage because the reaction time for him to pull a gun was five-tenths of a second compared to Castile's reaction time of less than three-tenths of a second, based on his estimation of movements. Consulte Mais Informação

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US Retail Sales drop 0.3% in May, the weakest in 16 Months

US Retail Sales drop 0.3% in May, the weakest in 16 Months

Sales at USA retailers declined broadly in May as Americans reduced auto purchases and tightened spending overall. "The upshot is that, despite the weakness of the headline numbers, the May retail sales data actually provide further reason to expect real consumption growth to pick up to between 2.5% and 3.0% annualized in the second quarter", said Andrew Hunter, U.S Economist at Capital Economics . Consulte Mais Informação

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Attorney General Sessions to face US Senate panel in public

The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director said he contacted Sessions after a meeting with Trump in the Oval Office. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) announced that the hearing would be public. He instead advocated for broad presidential powers to curtail immigration, an issue that drew him to candidate Trump early. Comey said he wrote memos on his meetings with the Trump because of "the nature of the person" he was talking to. Consulte Mais Informação

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Fed raises rates, gives details on balance sheet reduction

Still, Yellen pointed to a tight labor market in which unemployment is at a 16-year low of 4.3% as evidence that inflation is bound to creep higher. While the Fed later stood by its conviction that the recent softening in inflation was not a long-term threat, long- and medium-dated yields remained not far from their lowest levels since November hit after the weak inflation data. Consulte Mais Informação

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Lonzo Ball pokes fun at his father in new commercial

In the commercial, Lonzo interrupts passionate stories from Fox, Tatum and Isaac of their fond times with their fathers to share some of his less-than-flattering memories of LaVar. "Went on First Take, and shouted back-and-forth with Stephen A. Smith, about how you are already better than the reigning league MVP". Ball is expected to be one of the top picks in the June 22 draft in Brooklyn, New York. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump outlines privatizing air traffic control

Trump outlines privatizing air traffic control

That effort picked up steam previous year when the union that represents air traffic controllers agreed to support a proposal by House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Pa., to spin off air traffic operations into a private, nonprofit corporation in exchange for guarantees that controllers would retain their benefits, salaries and union representation. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sensex gains 52 points, Nifty advances as inflation cools off

Sensex gains 52 points, Nifty advances as inflation cools off

According to published data, wholesale inflation slowed 2.17 per cent in May from 3.85 percent in the previous month. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index ( Sensex ) on Wednesday opened on a higher note during the morning session of the trade. "The equity benchmarks ended the market marginally positive covering in the second half of the session", said Dhruv Desai, Director and Chief Operating Officer of Tradebulls. Consulte Mais Informação

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Fed poised to hike rates for 2nd time this year

Mortgage rates aren't going up immediately. The policymakers signaled that they still expect to raise rates once more in 2017. The central banking system was established in the Federal Reserve Act of 1913. Overall, the US has grown at a slow and steady pace since 2009, making it one of the longest periods of growth in American history. The Fed has a direct impact on your life, including the currency you use, the rate of inflation, employment rates and interest rates. Consulte Mais Informação

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Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) Receives An Update From Brokers

In the last 90 days, insiders acquired 140,000 shares of company stock worth $3,964,600. Comerica Commercial Bank stated it has 4.18 million shares or 1.04% of all its holdings. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of GE in report on Monday, April 24 with "Outperform" rating. It worsened, as 68 investors sold General Electric Company shares while 818 reduced holdings. Consulte Mais Informação

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