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MARKET REPORT: Crude price slump wallops Shell and rival oil firms just a day after Hammond promises to help ailing industry

MARKET REPORT: Crude price slump wallops Shell and rival oil firms just a day after Hammond promises to help ailing industry

Oil stocks slumped yesterday as the price of the black stuff fell to its lowest level since November.

Investors, fearful that the recent price rises were a false dawn, ditched stocks across the sector. Royal Dutch Shell was down 1.7 …

by July 1, 2017 0 comments Finance
Trump Revives 1960s-Era Space Council

Trump Revives 1960s-Era Space Council

  • Privatization ‘is going to play an important role,’ Trump says
  • Entity first formed to take on Soviet Union in race to moon

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday to re-establish the National Space Council, reviving an entity that …

by July 1, 2017 0 comments Finance
How much should you worry about investment fees? As the City watchdog cracks down on high charges, we explain what this means for you

How much should you worry about investment fees? As the City watchdog cracks down on high charges, we explain what this means for you

Britain’s £7trillion asset management industry is in line for a seismic shake-up after the City watchdog unveiled strict new rules last week, designed to lift the fog around the cost of investing.

The rules included plans to force asset managers …

by June 30, 2017 0 comments Finance
The Argument for International Equities

The Argument for International Equities

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If you’re not utilizing the power of international equities in your portfolio, you could be missing out on a good thing over the next few years.

Past performance is not always indicative of future performance, but there are …

by June 29, 2017 0 comments Finance
This Small Group Of Immigrants Protected From Deportation By Congress Are Now At Risk

This Small Group Of Immigrants Protected From Deportation By Congress Are Now At Risk

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Undocumented Mexican immigrant Arturo Hernandez Garcia, 44, looks from the front door of his home in Thornton, Colorado.

In late April, Arturo Hernandez-Garcia sat inside an immigration detention center in Colorado facing …

by June 29, 2017 0 comments Finance
First-Time Jobless Claims Drop Again

First-Time Jobless Claims Drop Again

The number of first-time filers for unemployment benefits remains at multi-decade lows, the Department of Labor said Thursday. The number of newly unemployed workers for the week ended March 30 came to 258,000, a decrease of 3,000 from the previous …

by June 19, 2017 0 comments Finance
Who is Trump friend Chris Ruddy?

Who is Trump friend Chris Ruddy?

Ruddy says Trump is "battle tested"

Chris Ruddy has been the CEO of Newsmax for many years, but now he wears a second hat. He’s very much in demand as a Donald Trump commentator.

Ruddy’s cell phone rings off the …

by June 13, 2017 0 comments Finance
Leaving a Legacy to Future Generations

Leaving a Legacy to Future Generations

Intergenerational programs involving older adult volunteers and school-age children can lead to reading gains, improvement in class behavior and higher graduation rates.

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For most of her career, Dorothy Keenan worked with older adults, eventually becoming the supervisor of senior …

by June 9, 2017 0 comments Finance
Christopher Wray: The white collar lawyer picked to head FBI

Christopher Wray: The white collar lawyer picked to head FBI

Donald Trump says he is a man of "impeccable credentials"

President Donald Trump’s pick for FBI director, Christopher Wray, has been described by a lawyers’ ranking guide as a man who "will give you straight answers without blowing smoke".

As …

by June 7, 2017 0 comments Finance
Retirees, Minimize Your Costs When Buying Bonds

Retirees, Minimize Your Costs When Buying Bonds

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For investors buying individual bonds, it’s time to play "the price is right." Regulators are implementing new rules designed to help small investors get better prices on their bond trades.

Unlike stocks, whose prices are easily tracked on an …

by June 2, 2017 0 comments Finance