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US consumer debt surges to record highs

America has a shocking new “savings and loan” crisis. Consumer debt is surging to record highs, fueled by rising mortgage debt, student loans and a binge on credit card use. And more Americans are flat-out broke, with no emergency savings. ...

US consumer debt surges to record highs

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Nikkei surges to 4-week highs on hopes for trade talks and U.S. rate cut Japan's Nikkei surged to four-week highs on Wednesday morning on news that the United States and China will rekindle talks on trade, while ongoing expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut rates this year supported sentiment....
09:00, 2019-06-19

Record or near-record highs expected Wednesday TUCSON – The heat is on! A ridge of high pressure, located near California, will continue moving east. This system will expand over Arizona, and the peak of the heat will come tomorrow. We expect to see the hottest temperatures so far this year tomorrow in Tucson. Wednesday’s daytime hi...
08:00, 2019-06-12

U.S. growth would have contracted without trillions in government, consumer debt: Gundlach U.S. growth appears to be based "exclusively" on government, corporate and mortgage debt and the economy would have contracted if the United States had not added trillions in debt, Jeffrey Gundlach,......
20:30, 2019-05-21

Consumer watchdog sues law firm that filed 99,000 debt-collection suits The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's complaint against a New York debt-collection law firm alleges that its attorneys signed off on tens of thousands of lawsuits against consumers without vetting the facts....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Tesla surges on record Q2 deliveries—here's what experts are watching now Tesla's record production and delivery numbers for the second quarter impressed some, but not all. Here's what Wall Street experts are saying....
20:15, 2019-07-03

Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon surges to record high Environmentalists fear 2019 will be one of worst years for deforestation in recent memoryDeforestation of the Brazilian Amazon surged last month to the highest May level since the current monitoring method began, prompting concerns that president Jair Bolsonaro is giving a free pass to illegal loggi...
01:15, 2019-06-05

Tesla stock surges after setting car-delivery record in Q2 Elon Musk’s Tesla saw its shares spark higher in late trading Tuesday after the electric-car maker set an all-time record for deliveries. Tesla delivered just over 95,000 vehicles in its second quarter, a 51% jump from the first quarter — confirming a leaked email from chief executive Musk boasting ...
08:45, 2019-07-03

Sensex, Nifty Hit Record Closing Highs Domestic stock markets extending their gains to a second consecutive session to end at record closing highs on Monday. The S&P BSE Sensex rose 248.57 points - or 0.63 per cent - to end at 39,683.29,......
04:30, 2019-05-28

Europe's heatwave burns on, but eases from record highs A four-day heatwave across western Europe that killed seven people began to ease slightly on Sunday, as temperature alerts were cut back and wildfires slowly brought under control....
22:45, 2019-06-30

Global tourism hits record highs - but who goes where on holiday? As the holiday season approaches, we look at the rise and rise of tourism and find out where the world’s 1.4bn international travellers go on vacationTourism is on the rise. In 2018 there were a record 1.4bn international tourist arrivals, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNTWO), a rise ...
10:30, 2019-07-01

Wall St. closes shortened session at record highs U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with each of the major indexes closing at a record high, as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve would take a more dovish turn as a raft of data provided more evidence of a slowing economy....
19:15, 2019-07-03

Costco Hits Record Highs: Could You See the Rally Coming? Costco's share price has outperformed in 2019 -- yet as late as March, financial news sources painted a confusing picture. Not so with Trader's Classroom forecasts: See the evidence for yourself....
07:45, 2019-07-13

Wall Street closes at record highs before Fourth of July US stocks rose on Wednesday, with each of the major indexes closing at a record high, as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve would take a more dovish turn as a raft of data provided more evidence of a slowing economy. Data on Wednesday showed the US trade deficit jumped to a five-month high w...
21:15, 2019-07-03

U.S. funds look for 'crazy cheap' stocks as indexes hit record highs Record highs in the U.S. stock market and the anticipation of equity-friendly interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve later this year are prompting top-performing large-cap fund managers to seek......
01:15, 2019-06-28

Dow, U.S. stocks hit record highs on rate cut hopes ahead of July 4th The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq finished at record highs on Wednesday, boosted by thin trading and the prospect of three dovish central bank nominees.       ...
23:45, 2019-07-03

Sensex Crosses 40,000, Nifty Tops 12,000 As Markets Near Record Highs Domestic stock markets jumped to trade near record highs on Friday - with the S&P BSE Sensex back above the 40,000 mark, ahead of the release of GDP or gross domestic product data by the government.......
21:15, 2019-05-31

Sensex, Nifty End Lower As Markets Retreat From Near Record Highs Selling pressure in bluechip stocks like HDFC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, ICICI Bank, ITC, Mahindra and Mahindra Yes Bank and Power Grid weighed on the benchmarks....
21:15, 2019-05-31

Major averages close at record highs on dovish Fed hopes U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with each of the major indexes closing at a record high, as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve would take a more dovish turn as a raft of data provided more evidence of a slowing economy....
23:45, 2019-07-03

LIVE Market Updates: Sensex, Nifty Hit Fresh Record Highs . On Monday, the Sensex registered its biggest single-day gain since September 2013 after exit polls showed the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will retain......
06:30, 2019-05-23

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St notches record highs on Fed rate-cut expectations All three major indexes posted record closing highs on Friday as solid expectations for an interest-rate cut from the Federal Reserve continued to propel shares while investors awaited next week's kickoff of the corporate earnings season....
02:15, 2019-07-13

Markets close at record highs amid rumors of Fed interest rate cut Major U.S. stock indexes closed at all-time highs Friday upon hints from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell that an interest rate cut could come soon....
06:30, 2019-07-13

Sensex, Nifty Hit Record Highs As Markets Extend Rally To Fourth Day Domestic stock markets hit new all-time highs on Tuesday extending their rally to a fourth day running, after exit polls predicted a win for the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance......
18:45, 2019-05-21

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens at record highs as earnings season kicks off Wall Street's main indexes opened at record highs on Monday as second-quarter corporate earnings got off to an upbeat start with results from the third largest U.S lender, Citigroup, beating expectations....
17:15, 2019-07-15

Poll Of Exit Polls: Experts Explain Why Markets Closed At Record Highs Analysts believe that a second term for the Narendra Modi-led government would ensure continuity in reform measures, initiated in the last five years, news agency Reuters reported....
18:45, 2019-05-21

Amazon Prime Day could be the 'record-breaking event' to boost consumer stocks next week Amazon's annual sales event will not only break its own records, but send the rest of the consumer discretionary group higher, says CFRA's Todd Rosenbluth....
02:30, 2019-07-09

Consumer satisfaction in the skies soars to record high in annual airline travel survey For all the complaints about flight delays, airports, cramped planes and bad food, J.D. Power's latest travel survey shows passengers are more satisfied than ever before with airline service....
13:15, 2019-05-29

VOLUME IN S&P 500 INDEX OPTIONS SETS NEW SINGLE DAY TRADING RECORD ON MONDAY; CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) Reached New Intraday and Closing Highs CHICAGO, October 6, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that on Monday, October 6, several records were established at the Exchange as trading in S&P 500 Index (SPX) options soared to a new all-time high and the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) reached record levels both intra-day ...
01:45, 2019-05-23

Dow surges on word of pending meeting between Trump and Xi The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained more than 350 points after President Trump said he would meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping next week at the G-20 summit....
02:15, 2019-06-19

What it will take to keep stocks at all-time highs The stock market finished the week at all-time highs, but will it last? For the answer, Wall Street will be listening next week to America’s CEOs. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 0.9 percent, to close at an all-time high of 27,332.03 on Friday, having crossed the 27,000 threshold for the fi...
11:45, 2019-07-13

Gary Woodland surges to 36-hole lead at US Open Gary Woodland posted a bogey-free, 6-under-par 65 in Friday's second round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach and will sleep on a two-shot lead.        ...
10:15, 2019-06-15

Infosys Surges Over 7% On Beating Estimates In June Quarter Infosys share: Infosys, country's second largest software services company on Friday reported net profit of Rs. 3,802 crore for quarter ended June 30....
20:00, 2019-07-15

METALS-Nickel surges to 11-mth high on funds buying Nickel prices on Tuesday jumped to their highest in 11 months as some funds pushed up their purchase of the metal pegged to benefit from the burgeoning electric vehicle (EV) industry....
12:15, 2019-07-16

Delta Air quarterly profit surges 39% on higher fares Delta Air Lines Inc reported a 39.3% rise in quarterly profit on Thursday, as the second-largest U.S. carrier benefited from higher fares and flying fuller planes....
18:45, 2019-07-11

Oklahoma surges into WCWS finals; UCLA awaits Jocelyn Alo's monster two-run homer in the fifth inning helped Oklahoma defeat Alabama 7-3 on Sunday to qualify for the championship series against UCLA....
09:15, 2019-06-03

U.S. economic growth surges in first-quarter, but momentum fizzling U.S. economic growth accelerated in the first quarter, the government confirmed on Thursday, but the export and inventory boost to activity masked weakness in domestic demand, some of which appears to have prevailed in the current period....
20:00, 2019-06-27

U.S. job growth surges, July rate cut expectations intact U.S. job growth rebounded strongly in June, with government payrolls surging, but persistent moderate wage gains and mounting evidence the economy was losing momentum could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this month....
00:45, 2019-07-06

Air Force surges toward first B-21 stealth bomber test aircraft The Air Force now appears to be testing components and building initial models of its new, highly-secret B-21 stealth bomber, a platform intended to hold any target at risk, anywhere in the world, at any time, for decades to come....
19:15, 2019-05-29

Stocks: Looking Under the Hood of All Those 52-Week Highs Fundamental analysts study factors outside of the market. Technical analysts focus on the market itself. Learn what an important technical indicator is currently revealing. Plus, get insights into two others that we are watching closely......
00:30, 2019-06-14

April Lows, May Highs in Treasuries: What's Next? Dana Weeks talks to EWI Analyst Jordan Kotick about the April low in Treasuries, how to follow the yield curve, and exactly which Treasury instrument he's got his eye on now....
22:45, 2019-05-23

Temperatures hit new highs in European heatwave Records are usually broken by tenths of a degree, but last week’s heatwave was startlingMuch of Europe endured a searing heatwave last week, as an unprecedented plume of hot air pushed northwards from Africa. Last Friday, France recorded its highest temperature of 45.9C at Gallargues-le-Montueux, in...
07:15, 2019-07-04

Oil surges on Gulf tanker attacks, Treasury yields fall Oil futures jumped on Thursday after suspected attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while U.S. Treasury yields edged lower as economic data seemed to strengthen the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
18:30, 2019-06-13

Euroskeptic Party Surges Amid U.K. Frustration Over Brexit Delay A normally mundane by-election in eastern England to replace an ousted Labour Party lawmaker has become a litmus test for a protest movement that is reshaping British politics....
03:15, 2019-06-07

Slack surges 50% in unusual listing, grabs $23 billion valuation Shares of Slack Technologies Inc surged 50 percent in their debut through a direct listing on Thursday, giving the workplace messaging app owner a valuation of about $23 billion....
19:30, 2019-06-20

Slack stock surges at debut, values company at more than $25 billion Shares of Slack Technologies Inc, the fast-growing workplace messaging and communication platform, soared nearly 60% in their public trading debut on Thursday, valuing the company at more than $25 billion....
21:15, 2019-06-20

Wall St. higher as oil surges after tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman U.S. stocks continued their climb on Thursday after two days of declines as energy shares gained on higher oil prices following suspected attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
18:30, 2019-06-13

Slack stock surges at debut, values company at more than $23 billion Shares of Slack Technologies Inc, the fast-growing workplace messaging and communication platform, soared nearly 50% in their public trading debut on Thursday, valuing the company at more than $23 billion....
02:30, 2019-06-21

Oil surges on tanker attacks; stocks rise on Fed rate cut expectations Oil futures rose on Thursday after attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while the U.S. Treasury yield curve steepened and stocks rose following economic data seen as strengthening the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
07:15, 2019-06-14

U.S. trade deficit surges to five-month high as imports soar The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a five-month high in May as imports of goods increased, likely as businesses restocked ahead of an increase in tariffs on Chinese merchandise, eclipsing a broad rise in exports....
18:15, 2019-07-03

Modi's party surges to victory in Indian vote Charismatic but polarizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi has surged to a landslide victory in Indian elections. (May 24)        ...
10:45, 2019-05-24

Oil surges after Gulf tanker attacks, stocks claw higher Suspected attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran saw oil markets erupt out of their recent slump on Thursday and kept traders gobbling up ultra-safe government bonds, gold and the Japanese yen....
14:00, 2019-06-13

Sensex Surges Over 600 Points After BJP's Landslide Victory In 2019 Polls The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 Index staged a sharp upmove a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Aliance (NDA) won an overwhelming majority in the recently concluded......
16:15, 2019-05-24

WRAPUP 5-U.S. job growth surges, July rate cut expectations intact U.S. job growth rebounded strongly in June, with government payrolls surging, but persistent moderate wage gains and mounting evidence the economy was losing momentum could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this month....
01:30, 2019-07-06

Himalayan highs … and lows: trekking in Nepal Big skies and golden eagles aside, without the training even Nepal’s ‘easiest’ hike is a challenge. But the mountains still work their magic on our writerOn the second morning of our trek up Poon Hill, in a clearing in a rhododendron forest, my friend Ali and I stopped for a breather. Rarely has the...
09:15, 2019-07-14

The Highs And Lows Of Spilling Drinks On Your Laptop A laptop computer is an amazing confluence of technology, condensing an entire desktop full of hardware into a compact space. That space is an easy target for a cup of coffee or can of soda, and there’s nothing quite like watching liquid pour into several hundred or thousand dollars’ worth of electr...
01:00, 2019-07-13

Theresa May's last day as Tory leader: PM's highs and lows It started with a pledge on the steps of Downing Street to tackle "burning injustices", but Brexit sapped her energy and her time in office ended with an emotional goodbye....
09:30, 2019-06-07

Daytime highs will drop to near-average this weekend TUCSON – Expect gusty winds into this evening followed by less wind this weekend. Breezy conditions with winds between 10-25 mph and gusts as high as 35 mph will be possible. Due to the gusty winds, critical fire conditions are possible through early this evening, especially for areas south and eas...
07:45, 2019-06-15

‘Jeopardy’ champ James Holzhauer surges to 27th victory, over $2M in winnings James Holzhauer has written another chapter in the “Jeopardy!” record books. With a runaway victory of $74,400 on Friday night — his 27th in a row — the professional sports gambler blasted through the $2 million mark in earnings. He’s only the second player in the 35-ye...
21:30, 2019-05-25

French solar power generation surges in first quarter after sunny spell French solar power generation surged by more than half in the first quarter, lifted by a period of prolonged sunshine in February and March and new capacity installations....
13:45, 2019-05-31

Northern Irish party surges in EU poll, seeks Brexit referendum Northern Ireland's cross-community Alliance Party won its first seat in the European Parliament in a surge it said furthered the case for a re-run of Britain's Brexit referendum....
23:30, 2019-05-27

Europe’s centrists lose majority in EU elections, Brexit Party surges Europe’s centrist parties took a beating in the European Union’s parliamentary elections over the weekend — losing ground to environmental and liberal groups as well as far-right and populist parties. The upending of the traditional order was particularly noticeable in the UK, where Nigel Farage’s s...
02:00, 2019-05-28

Lenovo fourth-quarter profit surges more than three-fold on strong PC sales China's Lenovo Group reported a more than three-fold increase in its quarterly profit as strong computer sales helped the world's largest personal computer (PC) maker to beat market expectations....
08:45, 2019-05-23

Vietnam swine fever cull surges, 1.7 million pigs dead Vietnam culled a further 500,000 pigs over the past two weeks to tackle an oubreak of African swine fever, taking the total killed so far to 1.7 million, or 5% of the country's herd, the agriculture ministry said on Monday....
09:45, 2019-05-27

Chinese influence surges at UN, as US warns of ‘concerted push’ to advance agenda The recent election of a Chinese official to a top U.N. organization is the latest sign of a steadily growing influence of China at the world body -- something the U.S. is warning is a “concerted push” by China to advance its interests and authoritarian agenda abroad. ...
20:00, 2019-07-13

UPDATE 5-Slack stock surges at debut, values company at more than $23 billion Shares of Slack Technologies Inc, the fast-growing workplace messaging and communication platform, soared nearly 50% in their public trading debut on Thursday, valuing the company at more than $23 billion....
01:45, 2019-06-21

Theresa May's resigns as Tory leader: PM's highs and lows It started with a pledge on the steps of Downing Street to tackle "burning injustices", but Brexit sapped her energy and her time in office ended with an emotional goodbye....
12:15, 2019-06-09

F1 2019 simulates the highs and lows of motorsport, on and off the track F1 2019 has arrived a few months earlier than F1 games in years past. I think there are enough meaningful improvements to warrant a purchase. [credit: Codemasters ] Coming up with something ...
20:30, 2019-06-27

YouTube Fame's Highs and Lows: One Family's Experience The McClures of New Jersey, aka the ‘McClure Twins Family,’ catapulted to YouTube stardom three years ago, then soon discovered the downside of internet fame....
22:15, 2019-07-02

Oil up on Iran tensions, stocks hover at seven-week highs Oil prices built on recent gains on Friday on fears any U.S. military attack on Iran would disrupt flows from the Middle East, while increases on Wall Street kept a gauge of global stock markets near seven-week highs....
18:00, 2019-06-21

Inside look at the highs and lows of Mets’ miraculous 1969 This is part of a series honoring the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets. Here’s a timeline of all the key moments during that dream season: The Mets entered the 1969 season merely hoping to play .500 baseball after winning a club-record 73 games the previous year, and never having fini...
10:30, 2019-06-28

Wall Street rises on rate cut optimism; S&P 500, Dow hit new highs The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit fresh record highs on Friday, as the indexes continued a strong run for the week on hopes of an interest rate cut this month, while investors waited for the start of the corporate earnings season....
18:00, 2019-07-12

Wednesday Forecast: Daytime highs will soar this week TUCSON – It’s going to be another hot day across Southern Arizona. In Tucson, conditions will remain dry this afternoon and temperatures will be remain near average for late-June standards. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will peak at 102 degrees under partly sunny skies. Today’s average high ...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Sarepta surges after Pfizer gene therapy data raises safety concerns Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics Inc surged 15% on Friday after some safety concerns were raised in a small, early-stage study of a competing gene therapy for a rare muscle-wasting disorder from Pfizer Inc ....
20:00, 2019-06-28

Mortgage lenders finally see bigger profit margins ahead, as demand surges The mortgage application numbers this week just put an exclamation point on an already positive trend for mortgage lenders. Consumer demand for mortgages, both to purchase a home and to refinance, is way up....
16:15, 2019-06-12

As Bitcoin surges, hackers rush to spread cryptocurrency malware on Google Play An unfortunate consequence of Bitcoin’s price revival in recent weeks is the resurgence of cryptocurrency malware on Google Play. ESET security researchers, have verified that there were at least two apps on Google Play specifically designed to steal users’ coins. One such app, called Trezor Mobile ...
16:15, 2019-05-23

Joe Biden’s lead slips as Elizabeth Warren surges, Iowa poll shows Former VP at 24% and Sanders second on 16%, but Massachusetts senator and Buttigieg close behind as race tightensOn the heels of a major Iowa poll which showed a big slip in his big lead over the Democratic field, Joe Biden was conspicuous by his absence from the guest list for a big party event in ...
20:15, 2019-06-09

Out-of-control Alberta wildfire near High Level surges in size to 2,300 square kilometres The Chuckegg Creek Fire ballooned in size between Wednesday and Thursday. As of 11 a.m. Thursday, it was approximately 2,300 square kilometres — or 230,000 hectares....
00:30, 2019-05-31

Golf: South Africa's Lombard surges into halfway lead at Irish Open South Africa's Zander Lombard carded a solid three-under-par 67 in the Irish Open second round on Friday to take a one-shot lead over England's Eddie Pepperell....
00:15, 2019-07-06

Collapsing bond yields push world stocks to new highs Government bonds held near multi-year lows on Thursday on bets the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this month and that other major central banks would embrace looser monetary policy, pushing world stocks to new 18-month highs....
15:00, 2019-07-04

Trump report card: Highs for the economy, lows for immigration This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump more confident of his reelection plans due to the squabbling among Democrats shown in two nights of debates and a strong economy....
01:15, 2019-06-30

Bitcoin near two-week highs, fueled by hopes for Facebook's Libra Bitcoin held on Tuesday near its highest for two weeks after surging as much as 9% overnight, a move analysts said was probably driven by hopes that cryptocurrencies are gaining wider acceptance after Facebook disclosed plans for a digital coin....
12:00, 2019-07-09

Sensex, Nifty Off Day's Highs Amid Choppy Trade: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a higher note but turned choppy in first few minutes of trade amid gains in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index rose as much as 149.12 points to......
07:30, 2019-06-11

Wall St. notches all-time highs on lingering rate-cut optimism All three major indexes posted record closing highs on Friday as firm expectations for an interest-rate cut from the Federal Reserve continued to propel shares while investors awaited next week's kickoff of the corporate earnings season....
01:45, 2019-07-13

Twins tie team record with eight HRs to continue record pace A New York Yankees home run record already is in danger of being broken, and if it happens, Matt Harvey could be partly to blame. Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop each hit two of Minnesota’s franchise record-tying eight home runs and the Twins hammered the former Met and the Los Angeles Angels ...
07:15, 2019-05-24

Antarctic ice levels go from record high to record lows WASHINGTON — The amount of ice circling Antarctica is suddenly plunging from a record high to record lows, baffling scientists. Floating ice off the southern continent steadily increased from 1979 and hit a record high in 2014. But three years later, the annual average extent of Antarctic sea ice hi...
02:45, 2019-07-03

As rates drop, mortgage refinancing surges but home purchase loans remain tepid Homeowners scramble to refinance mortgages as rates hit the lowest level in 17 months. But mortgage applications for home purchase rose just 0.5%.        ...
04:01, 2019-06-06

Women’s World Cup 2019: Guardian writers pick their highs and lows From kindly taxi drivers to the great goals, games and Megan Rapinoe, our writers tell all about their month in FranceMatch of the tournament England 1-2 USA. Yes, England lost and, on balance, they deserved to be defeated but it was tense and tight and a wonderful advert for the women’s game. An ev...
23:15, 2019-07-08

Nikkei ends near 6-week highs on hopes for trade talks, Fed rate cut Japan's Nikkei rallied hard to end near six-week highs on Wednesday on news that the United States and China will revive talks on trade, while expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut rates this year supported sentiment....
09:00, 2019-06-19

Maurizio Sarri: a look back at the Italian's highs and lows at Chelsea – video Maurizio Sarri has joined Juventus on a three-year contract after securing his release from Chelsea. The 60-year-old had a turbulent tenure as manager, winning the Europa League in a comfortable 4-1 victory over Arsenal and suffering the Blues’ worst ever Premier League defeat, at the hands of Manch...
16:15, 2019-06-16

New Maradona film tracks highs and lows, intimate family moments A new documentary about soccer great Diego Maradona shines a light on intimate moments with his family and teammates through previously unseen footage that capture the giddy highs and also the lows of his rollercoaster career....
14:45, 2019-05-21

Oil climbs on Iran tensions, stocks edge back from seven-week highs Oil prices added to recent gains on Friday on fears any U.S. military attack on Iran would disrupt flows of crude from the Middle East, while a gauge of global stock markets edged back from seven-week highs following a run-up spurred by optimism over monetary policy....
15:45, 2019-06-22

US consumer prices edged up 0.1% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May, as inflation was tempered by lower costs for gasoline, electricity and used cars. The Labor Department says that the consumer price index rose 1.8% during the past year. Excluding the volatile food and energy categories, core pri...
15:00, 2019-06-12

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Dropped in May U.S. household sentiment fell at the end of May from the previous reading earlier this month as consumers absorbed the impact of renewed trade tensions....
18:15, 2019-05-31

U.S. consumer confidence accelerates in May Consumer confidence jumped in May as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite recent signs that activity was slowing....
19:01, 2019-05-28

Consumer Confidence Rises American optimism about the economy continued to recover in May, following a dip earlier this year during the government shutdown, according to a monthly barometer of consumers’ mood....
00:45, 2019-05-29

Stocks hit new highs on hopes of US-China trade truce and prospect of Fed rate cuts The S&P 500 index set a new record Thursday on a strong signal that the Fed could cut interest rates and on hopes for a trade war truce.       ...
02:30, 2019-06-21

Stocks near new highs on hopes of US-China trade truce and prospect of Fed rate cuts Stocks were on pace to set a new record Thursday on a strong signal that the Fed could cut interest rates and on hopes for a trade war truce.       ...
21:30, 2019-06-20

GLOBAL MARKETS-Collapsing bond yields drive world stocks to new highs Government bonds held near multi-year lows on Thursday on bets the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this month and that other major central banks would embrace looser monetary policy, pushing world stocks to new 18-month highs....
12:00, 2019-07-04

Oil near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday, hovering near six-week highs, as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
06:30, 2019-07-12

Central banks' dovish cooing keeps world stocks lulled near two-week highs World stocks held near two-week highs on Wednesday as investors bet on a worldwide wave of central bank stimulus, with expectations growing that the United States and the euro zone may deliver interest rate cuts as early as July....
16:00, 2019-06-19

Tilray surges on plan to release 75 million shares held by cannabis company backed by Peter Thiel Privateer holds 75 million Tilray shares worth roughly $2.91 billion at Friday's closing price of $38.80. That stake was worth more than $16.05 billion at the company's peak price of $214.06 in September....
16:15, 2019-06-10

U.S. Consumer Prices Edged Higher in May U.S. consumer prices inched up in May, held down by a decline in energy prices. Gasoline prices post a decline, after three months of strong increases....
01:15, 2019-06-13

US consumer borrowing up $17.5 billion in April WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer borrowing accelerated in April to the fastest pace in five months as a rebound in credit card usage offset slower demand for auto and student loans. The Federal Reserve says borrowing increased by $17.5 billion. That is up from March’s $11 billion advance and marks t...
21:30, 2019-06-07

Samsung’s First 8K Consumer TV Is Impressive—But Not Because of Its Resolution I bought my first 4K TV last year, and many of my family and friends still haven’t made the jump. But despite 4K’s infancy, Samsung has already released the first consumer-ready 8K display, known as the Q900. Samsung lent us a 75” model to review, and it’s an incredibly impressive, innovative TV......
04:01, 2019-05-24

RBI Revises Consumer Inflation Forecast In its first bi-monthly policy for FY20 in April, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had forecast the retail inflation to be hovering in the range of 2.9-3 per cent for six months till September....
19:00, 2019-06-06

Oil lingers near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices hovered near six-week highs on Friday and was on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output because of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
09:45, 2019-07-12

Sunday Forecast: Normal daytime highs today, triple digits begin Monday TUCSON – The upper trof axis pushed well east of the region this afternoon over eastern New Mexico, with high pressure building in from the west. Below normal high temperatures today and triple digits Monday. The upper high will then shift eastward across the desert southwest through the work ...
04:00, 2019-06-24

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: violence surges in Nigeria, anti-Semitism on the march, taxing pollution to tackle climate crisis, and more Tuesday’s main stories include: thousands fleeing into Niger as violence surges in Nigeria; UN rights office condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents; UN chief says tax pollution, not people for climate’s sake; North Koreans trapped in vicious cycle of corruption and bribery; Ebola latest from DR Con...
23:15, 2019-05-28

April Consumer Spending Remains Solid U.S. households spent at a slower but still solid pace in April, suggesting consumers can help extend an already decadelong expansion amid signs economic momentum is easing....
18:15, 2019-05-31

US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending slowed in April with inflation up, but still far below the target set by the Federal Reserve. There was a burst of spending in the prior month as well. The Commerce Department said Friday that spending increased 0.3% in April following a 1.1% surge in March that h...
15:30, 2019-05-31

Consumer Performance Test April 2019 AV-Comparatives released their latest Performance Test Report for consumer security products under Microsoft Windows 10. 16 consumer products were tested regarding their impact on system performance. But keep in mind: Protection is more important than speed!...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Economy Week Ahead: Consumer Confidence, GDP In the week ahead, the U.S. will see fresh figures on consumer confidence, personal spending and inflation. The Commerce Department will also release an updated estimate of first-quarter growth....
08:45, 2019-05-28

Craft Brewers Lighten Up and Take Aim at the ‘Sweaty Consumer’ Smaller breweries are responding to the demands of consumers more concerned with health and active lifestyles than they are with hops or high alcohol content....
21:15, 2019-05-26

Labour to end energy consumer 'rip-off' and renationalise network Jeremy Corbyn and Rebecca Long-Bailey will say heat and electricity are a human rightLabour will announce plans on Thursday to seize back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders in an effort to fight climate change and end fuel poverty.Jeremy Corbyn and the shadow business secr...
18:30, 2019-05-21

EV Deadline May Create Consumer Discontent: TVS Chairman TVS Motor Company Chairman Venu Srinivasan has now voiced concerns over the government's proposed deadline to replace all internal combustion engine two-wheelers and three-wheelers with electric......
17:15, 2019-06-10

Consumer price index increases 0.1 percent The nation's consumer price index inched up 0.1 percent in May on a seasonally adjusted basis, slowing from April when it rose 0.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday....
16:45, 2019-06-12

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 3.05% In May, Highest In 7 Months The latest set of inflation data comes days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reduced the repo rate - the key interest rate at which it lends short-term funds to commercial banks - to a nine-year......
15:30, 2019-06-12

AT&T declares itself ‘world leader’ in 5G despite 0 consumer devices AT&T is pounding its chest as a leader in 5G, even though average consumers haven't even been able to test its network in the United States.Read More...
22:45, 2019-06-06

France to ban destruction of unsold consumer products More than €650m worth of new goods destroyed or thrown away each year, says PMFrance’s prime minister has announced a crackdown on the destruction of unsold or returned consumer products, a move that will affect luxury goods brands and online retailers such as Amazon.Edouard Philippe said a ban on d...
01:15, 2019-06-05

Consumer confidence in 737 Max jets 'going to take a while to come back,' says Delta CEO Ed Bastian As airlines extend cancellations of the Boeing 737 Max, Delta's CEO says it'll likely take longer than expected for the jets to return to service....
17:45, 2019-06-12

Strong labor market boosts U.S. consumer confidence Consumer confidence jumped in May as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite signs that activity was slowing after being temporarily boosted by exports and a build-up of inventories....
21:00, 2019-05-28

Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
20:00, 2019-06-28

Is 15-Year High in Consumer Confidence Bullish for Stocks? The mainstream media always finds a "reason" for a trading day's stock market action. For example, as stocks were rising intraday on May 17, journalists cited the historically high May consumer confidence numbers. But, is consumer sentiment a "cause" or an "effect"?...
02:45, 2019-05-22

How direct-to-consumer brands can avoid startup purgatory The smartest direct-to-consumer companies are figuring out there is a better path to growth than relying strictly on venture capital funding.Read More...
08:15, 2019-06-09

Consumer Reports raises more questions about Tesla's Autopilot Consumer Reports said law enforcement representatives found that Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot "cut off cars without leaving enough space and surpassed other cars in ways that violate state laws."...
00:01, 2019-05-23

US consumer confidence hits highest level since November WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers felt more confident this month, shrugging off a rocky stock market and heightened trade tensions between the United States and China. The Conference Board, a business research group, says its consumer confidence index rose to 134.1 in May from 129.2 in April. The...
17:00, 2019-05-28

Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
18:15, 2019-05-22

Consumer Inflation Likely Rose In June, But Below RBI Target: Poll Another reading below the inflation target will likely support the RBI's decision last month to cut interest rates to boost economic growth that slowed to more than a four-year low in the......
19:00, 2019-07-09

nreal unveils consumer and developer versions of its AR smartglasses First unveiled at CES this year, the nreal light augmented reality smartglasses are now available in both a consumer and developer edition.The company has managed to bring AR smartglasses to the masses in a simple, yet wearable sunglass-like design that is much more approachable than Google Glass wa...
21:15, 2019-05-31

S.E.C. Adopts New Rules for Brokers That Consumer Advocates Say Are Toothless The advocates say the rules will let the brokerage industry market itself as always doing the right thing for customers, giving them a false sense of security....
22:45, 2019-06-05

Consumer Product Safety Commission chairwoman stepping down Ann Marie Buerkle, acting chairwoman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, is withdrawing her nomination to continue running the agency.       ...
07:45, 2019-06-19

Consumer Malware Protection Test March 2019 We released our Consumer Malware Protection Test. Any samples that have not been detected e.g. on-access are executed on the test system. A false alarm test is also included....
16:30, 2019-05-21

Marriott CEO on consumer confidence, the trade war impact on tourism and more The NYU Hospitality Conference is in full swing with industry leaders discussing the impact of tariffs on tourism and lodging among other topics. Arne Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the state of the industry and what he's watching in the eco...
18:45, 2019-06-03

CBOE SETS ALL-TIME MONTHLY RECORD; CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) Posts Second Straight Month of Record Volume CHICAGO, June 1, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that May 2010 average daily volume (ADV) of 6.6 million contracts was an all-time record for any month in the Exchange's history, surpassing the previous ADV record of 6.1 million contracts in September 2008. May also ...
20:30, 2019-05-22

Consumer Reports blasts Tesla’s ‘Navigate on Autopilot’ feature Over the years, Tesla’s relationship with Consumer Reports has been shaky at best. Complicating matters is that some of Consumer Reports’ own findings and reports have presented seemingly conflicting information at times. Earlier this year, for instance, the publication revealed that Tes...
05:30, 2019-05-23

Upsie nabs $5M to build a direct-to-consumer warranty service Warranties for purchased products is a $40 billion annual market. But in their current form, they are considered by some to be one of the bigger scams in the world of retail because they cost so much and often return too little. Now there is an alternative emerging. A startup out of Minneapolis, Min...
23:30, 2019-05-28

U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for first time in three months: NY Fed survey U.S. consumers in June lifted their inflation expectations for the first time in three months, New York Fed data showed on Monday, reducing pressure on central bankers to cut rates significantly to support economic momentum....
22:15, 2019-07-08

U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for 1st time in 3 months -NY Fed survey U.S. consumers in June lifted their inflation expectations for the first time in three months, New York Fed data showed on Monday, reducing pressure on central bankers to cut rates significantly to support economic momentum....
20:30, 2019-07-08

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise as tech, consumer shares gain NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising at the open on Wall Street Tuesday, led by technology and consumer-focused companies. Total System Services rose 4.6% after agreeing to be acquired by rival payment processing company Globa...
17:00, 2019-05-28

Tesla's Navigate Is Worse Than Human Driving: Consumer Reports Car buyers have shown that they’re ready to embrace autonomous cars—but are automakers actually equipped to meet that demand? A new Consumer Reports article evaluating the viability of Tesla’s Autopilot software says that we’re... not quite there yet....
16:30, 2019-05-22

Citigroup profit beats estimates on gains in consumer lending Citigroup Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Monday, as a tight lid on costs and strength in consumer lending helped the third-largest U.S. bank counter weakness in its trading business....
18:15, 2019-07-15

Is Big Little Lies selling us a version of consumer feminism that's too good to be true? Female friendship is ubiquitous on television, from Bold Type to Boots ads. It’s not always good for the cause Reese Witherspoon has been sharing snaps of her Big Little Lies castmates – and, possibly, actual mates – on Instagram for months now. Her 17.8 million followers have seen them going bowlin...
13:01, 2019-06-08

WRAPUP 2-Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
18:45, 2019-06-28

Musk tells Tesla shareholders consumer demand not a problem Tesla has said it expects to deliver 90,000 to 100,000 cars in the second quarter, but questions of demand have lingered after a disappointing first quarter with deliveries of just 63,000 vehicles....
16:15, 2019-06-12

PSA: Consumer version of BBM closes today; get one year of BBMe for free You can shed a tear if you'd like because a tweet from the official BBM Twitter account reminds us that today the consumer version of BlackBerry Messenger shuts down. As we told you when the date was announced last month, those using BBM can start using the enterprise version of BBM (BBMe) for 12 mo...
21:00, 2019-05-31

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 8-Month High Of 3.18% In June: 10 Points Consumer inflation picked up to 3.18 per cent in June, from 3.05 per cent in the previous month, government data showed on Friday. That marked the highest level of consumer inflation recorded since......
00:00, 2019-07-13

Consumer Real-World Protection Test Factsheet Feb-Mar 2019 The first factsheet results (for February/March) of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available! The full results will be published in June....
16:30, 2019-05-21

Consumer Real-World Protection Test February-May 2019 The first half-year results of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available!https://www.av-comparatives.org/tests/real-world-protection-test-february-may-2019/...
14:30, 2019-06-17

Forest twice size of UK destroyed in decade for big consumer brands – report Greenpeace estimates 50m hectares cleared by 2020, warning companies must evolve to prevent ‘climate breakdown’An area twice the size of the UK has been destroyed for products such as palm oil and soy over the last decade, according to analysis by Greenpeace International.In 2010, members of the Con...
12:00, 2019-06-11

Target recalls 90,000 USB cables that caused consumer finger burns Target received 14 reports of the cables smoking, sparking or igniting, including two reports of consumer finger burns. You can request a full refund.        ...
01:45, 2019-05-30

Instant View: U.S. job growth surges, but wage growth remains tepid U.S. job growth rebounded strongly in June, but moderate wage gains and mounting evidence that the economy was slowing sharply could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this month....
18:00, 2019-07-05

UPDATE 4-Citigroup profit beats estimates on gains in consumer lending Citigroup Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Monday as a tight lid on costs and strength in consumer lending helped the third-largest U.S. bank counter weakness in its trading business....
21:15, 2019-07-15

Trade tensions may dent defensive armor of consumer staples stocks Shares of consumer staples companies are commonly seen as a safe harbor among U.S. equities but may be more susceptible to the fallout from tensions between the United States and its trading partners than other defensive sectors such as utilities and real estate....
19:00, 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for 1st time in 3 months -NY Fed survey U.S. consumers in June lifted their inflation expectations for the first time in three months, New York Fed data showed on Monday, reducing pressure on central bankers to cut rates significantly to support economic momentum....
20:30, 2019-07-08

UPDATE 3-Citigroup profit beats estimates on gains in consumer lending Citigroup Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Monday, as a tight lid on costs and strength in consumer lending helped the third-largest U.S. bank counter weakness in its trading business....
17:15, 2019-07-15

Bank overdraft fees could jump if consumer watchdog eases rule The nation's consumer watchdog agency is reviewing the rule that regulates how banks charge fees when their customers spend more than what is in their accounts....
20:30, 2019-06-27

US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted. The post US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted appeared first on LEX18.com....
15:00, 2019-06-12

Consumer Reports says Tesla's latest autopilot fix raises 'serious safety concerns' Tesla's latest version of its Navigate on Autopilot feature could be a potential safety risk for drivers as it requires substantial human intervention, according to findings by Consumer Reports....
20:15, 2019-05-22

Your Money Adviser: Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
16:30, 2019-05-21

Consumer Reports: Tesla's automatic lane changes pose safety concerns We found that Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot has its quirks, but Consumer Reports is... slightly more concerned. The publication has claimed that the latest version of the semi-autonomous driving feature poses "serious safety concerns," making automa......
19:45, 2019-05-22

SoftBank executive sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along with startups in the country....
12:45, 2019-05-22

J&J's profit spikes as pharma fuels growth, consumer and medical devices improve Johnson & Johnson's profit jumped 42% in the second quarter, with all three of the sprawling health-care company's businesses performing better than Wall Street expected....
14:30, 2019-07-16

SoftBank exec sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along with startups in the country....
05:00, 2019-05-22

'Sales frenzy': Australian retailers crank up discounts as consumer confidence falls Shoppers reluctant to part with their hard-earned money in the face of flatlining wages and record debt, surveys showAustralian retailers have cranked up discount offers into “overdrive” ahead of the end of financial year sales as falling consumer confidence continues to dog the sector.Two closely f...
17:00, 2019-06-12

Changing consumer trends have contributed to Kraft Heinz's troubles, retail analyst says "The challenge for Kraft Heinz goes well beyond" the company "to what's going on with food producers ... we think the environment is just awful," Wolfe Research analyst Scott Mushkin says....
22:00, 2019-05-21

As Wayfair Workers Protest Migrant Detention, the Specter of a Consumer Boycott Rises Employees and consumers, with the help of activist groups on social media, are targeting companies that are doing business with detention facilities for migrant children....
19:30, 2019-06-27

Australian regulator threatens action on banks over past consumer insurance sales Australia's corporate regulator threatened on Thursday to prosecute some of the country's largest banks over their sales earlier this decade of consumer insurance products that it said had harmed customers....
07:15, 2019-07-11

Alfa Romeo, Honda tops in consumer trust, AMCI study finds AMCI Global's latest Trusted Automotive Brand Study found that the traditional focus on quality, satisfaction and the elimination of problems has little influence of consumers' trust in an automotive brand....
00:01, 2019-05-23

REFILE-UPDATE 5-Citigroup profit beats estimates on gains in consumer lending Citigroup Inc topped expectations for quarterly profit on Monday as a tight lid on costs and strength in consumer lending helped the third-largest U.S. bank counter weakness in its trading business....
03:15, 2019-07-16

Ohio House passes bill that would allow consumer-funded nuclear and coal subsidies Enlarge / Water vapor is emitted from the cooling towers of the FirstEnergy Corp. Perry Nuclear Generating Station in Perry, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010. (credit: David Maxwell/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week lawmakers in Ohio's House of Representatives voted 53-43 in favor of a...
17:45, 2019-05-31

Home Depot CEO says company hopes to cut costs to reduce impact of tariffs on consumer prices Home Depot CEO Craig Menear said the company aims to minimize any impact that potential tariffs will have on customers by cutting costs elsewhere in the supply chain. The company makes 70% of its goods domestically, which also lessens the effect....
22:15, 2019-06-27

US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April after March surge while inflation edges up slightly WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April after March surge while inflation edges up slightly. The post US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April after March surge while inflation edges up slightly appeared first on LEX18.com....
15:30, 2019-05-31

LanzaTech aims to fuel jets and make consumer goods from recycled carbon pollution LanzaTech has proved it can transform greenhouse gas emissions into fuels and chemicals. Now the company is trying to bring its clean tech to the masses....
15:30, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Turkey's annual consumer price inflation falls to 15.72% in June, matches forecast Turkey's consumer inflation fell to its lowest level in a year in June thanks to a high base effect, giving the central bank more room to cut rates in coming months....
12:15, 2019-07-03

He’s Baack: Trump Appointee Who Quit Consumer Watchdog Agency After Racial Backlash Gets New Government Job at HUD Apparently, when it comes to the Trump administration, a racially charged past is no bar to being able to stay employed from one post to another....
05:00, 2019-06-21

Wells Fargo tops earnings estimates on strong consumer checking and lending business Wells Fargo's second-quarter earnings report presented investors with a mixed bag as the lender posted stronger checking and consumer lending but slightly lower net interest income....
14:45, 2019-07-16

Japan's core consumer inflation ticks up in April, BOJ's price goal stays distant Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.9 % in April from a year earlier, accelerating slightly from the previous month but remaining distant from the central bank's 2% target, underscoring the challenges it faces in ending deflation....
05:15, 2019-05-24

Apple continues expanding into health care by selling a consumer-focused diabetes monitor in stores The introduction of the $69.95 monitor is a prime example of how Apple is increasingly breaking into the health space by making the iPhone and Apple Watch a key hub for people's personal health....
20:01, 2019-06-27

As NBA Finals tickets surpass $60K, Ontario consumer services minister rejects implementing price caps Premier Doug Ford’s government decided to scrap a section of the Ticket Sales Act in April, which capped resale prices at 50 per cent of original face value. At the time, Minister Bill Walker said price caps were "unenforceable."...
23:45, 2019-05-29

The Debt Ceiling The very phrase “debt ceiling” sounds austere and restrictive, as if intended to keep a lid on government spending. In fact, the U.S. federal debt limit was first conceived almost a century ago to make it easier for the government to borrow money. But it morphed into an explosive political tool with...
03:45, 2019-07-12

States with the most mortgage debt To find the average mortgage debt in each state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the State of Credit Report by Experian, a consumer reporting agency.       ...
22:15, 2019-06-27

EU wants answers from Italy over debt Brussels has asked the Italian government to explain its lack of progress in reducing debt. Italy's populist government is accused of exposing the bloc to financial problems by ignoring budget discipline rules....
23:30, 2019-05-29

U.S. to Sell $150 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $150 billion in securities next week, comprising $74 billion in new debt and $76 billion in previously sold debt....
04:15, 2019-06-07

How Did You Pay Off Your Credit Card Debt? When I was working to pay down my credit card debt, I opted to earn more instead of cutting back drastically on my expenses. Part of that equation was where I lived: super whackadoodle expensive Washington, D.C. I couldn’t just pick up and spend money to move to a less expensive place, so I decided ...
23:30, 2019-07-08

Why China’s Debt Defaults Look Set to Pick Up Again Chinese companies are facing a reality check after years of ramping up debt. A deleveraging campaign that President Xi Jinping began in 2016 to curb risks in the nation’s financial markets has led to a crackdown on unregulated lending -- so-called shadow banking -- and tighter rules on asset managem...
16:30, 2019-07-09

Avoid getting buried in technical debt Ward Cunningham wrote in 1992 that shipping first-time code is like going into technical debt. Chip Camden explains that the usefulness of the technical debt metaphor is awareness....
18:30, 2019-05-21

Treasury to Sell $113 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $113 billion in securities next week, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $51 billion in previously sold debt....
19:15, 2019-06-13

This debt is most likely to force you to file for bankruptcy Student loans aren't the biggest reason people file for bankruptcy. Those who hit financial rock bottom most often point to medical debt as the cause....
20:30, 2019-06-27

Our mum’s hoarding and debt problems are out of control Unless you work on the causes, says Annalisa Barbieri, simply clearing out someone’s house doesn’t work – they will just start hoarding againWe are a group of adult siblings, worried about our mum. During our childhood, and since, our mum has had a problem with hoarding and debt. This got worse afte...
19:30, 2019-07-12

Treasury to Sell $203 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $203 billion in securities next week, comprising $149 billion in new debt and $54 billion in previously sold debt....
21:45, 2019-05-23

Debt Collectors Wage Comeback Debt-collection lawsuits have increased in some state and municipal courts, following a decline during a regulatory tightening after the financial crisis....
03:15, 2019-07-06

Treasury to Sell $112 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $112 billion in securities, comprising $76 billion in new debt and $36 billion in previously sold debt....
20:30, 2019-07-11

How to Help Reduce School Lunch Debt Earlier this month, one Rhode Island school district made headlines after giving some of its students—those with unpaid balances for school meals—cold sun butter and jelly sandwiches (along with milk and veggies) instead of hot meal items, available to all other students....
22:00, 2019-06-12

Pemex plans to refinance debt 'soon' -CFO Mexican state oil firm Pemex plans to go to the market "soon" to refinance its debt, Chief Financial Officer Alberto Velazquez said at an event on Tuesday....
22:45, 2019-06-04

Is Bangladesh falling into a Chinese 'debt trap'? Bangladesh and China have inked billions worth of infrastructure deals. Investment from China promises advantages, but many remain concerned that reliance on Chinese money will make Dhaka beholden to Beijing....
21:30, 2019-07-11

Billionaire pledges to pay off Morehouse students’ debt Billionaire investor Robert Smith surprised graduating students at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, by using his speech at Sunday's commencement ceremony to pledge to pay off the student loan debt of the entire class of 2019....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Student debt has millennials haggling at a new level Elizabeth Willard Thames, 35, a financial writer based in Vermont, has learned to always negotiate. “On large purchases, I always say, ‘Is there a discount if I pay in full and upfront?’” The answer she often receives is yes. She asked to pay the total cost of laser eye surgery in cash, writing a $4...
21:45, 2019-05-22

U.S. Could Run Out of Room on Debt Ceiling in Late Summer Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday the government could run out of room to keep paying its bills in full and on time in late summer unless Congress raises the federal borrowing limit before then....
19:45, 2019-05-22

How Washington Learned to Love Debt and Deficits Political support for taming federal debt has melted away, and the U.S. is testing just how much it can borrow as few see evidence of dire economic consequences today....
00:45, 2019-06-14

Venezuela says U.S. sanctions hit debt refinancing, oil sales Venezuela charged on Friday that U.S.-led sanctions had stopped foreign debt refinancing, blocked vital food and medicine imports, and cost billions of dollars in lost oil assets....
14:30, 2019-07-05

Regulators, Investors Zero In on Corporate Debt Market A decadelong rise in corporate borrowing is prompting new scrutiny from investors and regulators about how debt markets might hold up in an economic downturn....
23:30, 2019-05-27

Brazil's JBS prepays debt to free up collateral Brazil's JBS SA has prepaid $700 million of debt to Banco Santander Brasil SA , Banco Bradesco SA, Banco do Brasil SA and Bank of China, according to a statement of the company's investor relations department....
02:00, 2019-06-20

One-fifth of Americans have no idea if they have credit card debt Americans need a credit check. A survey of more than 1,000 adults released this month from US News and World Report reveals that Americans are extremely unaware of their credit card situation. Indeed, when asked “do you have credit card debt?” fully 21 percent answered “I don’t know,” the survey rev...
22:15, 2019-06-27

How much mortgage debt does your state have? Two states are far and away above the rest To find the average mortgage debt in each state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the State of Credit Report by Experian, a consumer reporting agency.       ...
22:15, 2019-06-27

Why China’s Debt Defaults Look Set to Pick Up Again: QuickTake Chinese companies are facing a reality check after years of ramping up debt. A deleveraging campaign that President Xi Jinping began in 2016 to curb risks in the nation’s financial markets has led to a crackdown on unregulated lending -- so-called shadow banking -- and tighter rules on asset managem...
04:45, 2019-07-09

Buried in Student Debt? Here's How to Play Catch-Up A combination of factors—the shadow of the 2007-09 recession, mounting student debt and a changing job market—are hindering millennials’ financial progress. In response to readers’ requests, here is a three-part guide....
18:30, 2019-05-31

Banco do Brasil's unsecured debt with Odebrecht at $1 bln -CEO The Chief Executive Officer of state-controlled Banco do Brasil SA, Rubem Novaes, said on Wednesday that the bank has around 4 billion reais ($1.03 billion) in unsecured debt with construction conglomerate Odebrecht SA, which filed for bankruptcy this week....
19:30, 2019-06-19

Parents chime in about the student debt crisis Folks, in my weekday column I chided parents for allowing their kids to take on too much college debt. Student debt, as you probably know, is becoming a presidential campaign issue. I argued that adults were part of the student debt crisis because they didn’t say “no” when their children wanted to g...
15:00, 2019-07-07

CFE EXPERIENCES BUSIEST WEEK IN ITS HISTORY;Single-Day Volume Reaches Consecutive Highs on Thursday and Friday,VIX Futures Sets Back-to-Back Daily Trading Records CHICAGO, May 10, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that the Exchange set several new trading records during the week ended Friday, May 7, 2010. From May 3 through May 7, CFE experienced the most active trading week in its history as a total of 155,672 contracts changed han...
20:30, 2019-05-22

Italy could get up to six months to reduce its massive debt pile, EU says The Italian anti-establishment government may have anywhere between three to six months to show it is committed to reducing its massive debt pile, according to the minutes from European Commission's latest meeting....
20:00, 2019-06-27

Drowning in student loan debt? You may have to ditch your dream job The very student debt that’s taken on to allow someone to pursue their ambitions later morphs into a burden that requires them to ditch those plans.       ...
19:00, 2019-07-10

Natixis' H2O sells some illiquid debt to try to staunch outflows H2O, one of French bank Natixis' asset management businesses, has sold off some illiquid assets and removed entry fees across its funds as it tries to stem outflows of customer money....
01:15, 2019-06-28

World's top economies lay out principles on debt sustainability at G20 meet Finance leaders from the world's top economies on Sunday adopted new principles to ensure countries that lend and borrow for infrastructure spending do so in a sustainable manner, a move seen as addressing concerns that China's lending practices have saddled some emerging nations with huge debt....
17:15, 2019-06-09

How Couples Can Talk About Their Finances, Including Student Debt Don’t avoid that awkward conversation about finances—especially debt—with a new significant other. A group of experts has some suggestions for millennials on this edition of the WSJ’s “Secrets of Wealthy Women” podcast....
20:45, 2019-05-31

Senate leader McConnell says no chance of U.S. default on debt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined on Tuesday to predict when the U.S. Congress would act to approve a new U.S. debt ceiling, but said he saw no chance of default on debt payments....
22:30, 2019-07-09

Carvana aims to raise more than $500M with new debt, equity One analyst estimates the additional capital should provide the used-vehicle retailer, which has been unprofitable since it went public in 2017, with enough cash through the second half of 2020....
06:45, 2019-05-22

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says U.S. to hit debt limit in late summer U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday urged Congress to raise the U.S. debt ceiling as soon as possible, saying the U.S. government was expected to exhaust its borrowing authority around late summer....
20:30, 2019-05-22

Virginia college wants wizardry school’s $70K debt to vanish WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — The College of William & Mary says the masters of a wizardry school need to make a $70,000 debt disappear. The Virginian-Pilot reports the college says Learn Larp, LLC hasn’t fully paid its $110,000 bill for hosting an adult role-playing event known as “New World...
16:00, 2019-06-17

Millions in crushing medical debt — gone. All thanks to these churches Since the start of 2018, at least 18 churches nationwide have abolished more than $34 million burdening America’s most debt-ridden patients.        ...
20:30, 2019-05-31

Reliance Group to lease out company headquarters to cut debt Reliance Group is looking to lease out its headquarters in one of Mumbai's prime suburbs, the telecoms to infrastructure conglomerate said, a move that will help the company to raise funds to pay off debt....
16:15, 2019-07-01

Pelosi: No debt increase until spending limits are raised WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the Democratic-controlled House won’t pass must-do legislation to increase the government’s borrowing cap until the Trump administration agrees to boost spending limits on domestic programs. The California Democrat said she’ll agree to in...
18:45, 2019-06-13

This company is helping pay down its employees' student debt. 'They are creating value for us' Chegg has a new program that will give its employees up to $5,000 a year to help pay off student debt. "If they borrowed money and they are creating value for us, we want to help them," says CEO Dan Rosensweig....
01:30, 2019-06-07

Student debt is keeping doctors from rural areas Burdensome student loan debt is discouraging aspiring doctors from setting up their own practices, exacerbating the decline of primary care doctors in rural and impoverished communities....
06:30, 2019-06-21

The Londoner: Boris Johnson prosecutor's £200,000 debt Marcus Ball says he's "totally f***ed" if his campaign fails/ Liz Truss calls for a different kind of Nanny state/ Pixie Geldof and Lara Stone are over the moon...
19:00, 2019-07-12

EU commission urges legal action against Italy over debt BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is recommending that legal action be taken against the Italy because it failed to respect EU debt rules last year and looks like doing so in coming years, too. The commission made the recommendation Wednesday and EU member states must now assess the extent of ...
13:00, 2019-06-05

"Will Go After Thieves Who Left Pakistan In Debt," Says Pak PM Imran Khan Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed to go after the "thieves" who left the country badly in debt and set up a high-powered commission to probe huge debts incurred during the last 10 years, as......
15:30, 2019-06-12

Pelosi: Mulvaney ‘no credibility’ on debt ceiling debate The acting White House chief of staff said the House speaker was holding up negotiations on a budget deal. Pelosi said he mischaracterized her remarks....
20:45, 2019-06-20

A stranger paid off a student’s debt so she could walk in her graduation Joe Belanger/Shutterstock Karen Moore, a woman from South Carolina, wanted to do something good for her community. She called the principal of her alma mater, asking if there were any outstanding debts. As it turned out, one student owed money to a third-party company and it might've prevented them...
23:15, 2019-06-07

As U.S. debt, deficits mount, presidential candidates sweep them under the rug In four hours of debate among Democratic contenders for the U.S. presidency, the word "deficit" was never uttered and the government's debt was mentioned only once....
18:15, 2019-07-12

China debt: Baoshang bailout rattles lenders The move prompts questions about which other banks could be at risk, and forces the central bank to guarantee Bank of Jinzhou’s issuance of short-term debt....
19:00, 2019-06-27

WeWork's Mounting Lease Debt Looms Over IPO Plans As WeWork prepares for an initial public offering, it has accumulated a mounting pile of debt and financial obligations that could concern potential investors....
17:00, 2019-06-18

Drowning in debt: What to do if you can't afford your monthly bills Whether you're a little short this month of seriously behind on payments, act quickly to minimize the damage of having debt you can't afford.       ...
19:45, 2019-06-18

Russia's Kremlev offers to settle AIBA debt Russian boxing official Umar Kremlev has reiterated his offer to clear debts of the governing body of amateur boxing (AIBA) to protect the interests of boxers and preserve the organization....
19:00, 2019-05-29

5 simple steps to consolidate your debt with a personal loan Consolidating using a personal loan could lead to paying off high-interest debts, simplify your payments and reduce debt faster.       ...
14:30, 2019-06-08

Airtel Africa Plans London IPO To Cut $16 Billion Debt In February, Airtel unveiled plans to raise as much as Rs 32,000 crore for a war chest to take on Jio as well as to prepare for an impending 5G airwaves auction....
11:00, 2019-05-29

WeWork looking to raise up to $4 billion in debt ahead of IPO: source Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in debt before it goes public, a person familiar with the matter said on Sunday, a move aimed to fuel investor confidence in the company....
12:15, 2019-07-08

EU finance ministers agree Italy should face debt action BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union finance ministers say Italy’s high debt contravenes EU rules and that the country should face penalties for failing to comply. Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of finance ministers from the 19 countries using the euro currency, said Friday that they agree with ...
11:45, 2019-06-14

Michigan church erases medical debt for nearly 2,000 families: report Nearly 2,000 families in western Michigan will find out this week that all their medical debts have been paid off by a church in the area. Grand Rapids First, a church in Wyoming, Mich., announced Sunday that the church will be paying off the medical debt of 1,899 families in four counties, an amoun...
04:00, 2019-07-04

European Central Bank sends Italy a warning over debt FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank says that challenges to financial stability in the eurozone have risen amid risks to economic growth from trade tensions, and warns that indebted governments such as Italy could run into trouble if they don’t heed rules limiting debt and defi...
11:00, 2019-05-29

Eurogroup chief urges Italy to respect debt pledges Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of the finance ministers from the 19 countries that use the euro currency, has urged Italy to reassure its European partners that it will respect its commitment to bring its deficit down to prescribed rules....
14:45, 2019-06-13

EU moves closer to debt action as Italy angles for compromise The European Union moved closer on Tuesday to taking disciplinary action over Italy's growing debt, as authorities in Rome made tentative steps to avert a procedure that could saddle the country with large fines and alienate investors....
20:45, 2019-06-11

Lawmakers warn U.S. may pass debt ceiling sooner than expected Revenues at the U.S. Treasury Department have so far fallen short of projections, leading to fears the United States may breach its debt ceiling far sooner than first expected, a new analysis shows....
21:00, 2019-07-10

EU asks Italy to better explain debt or face legal action BRUSSELS (AP) — Europe’s economy commissioner is urging Italy to quickly provide any new information it might have to explain its high debt levels and or face the prospect of imminent legal action. Pierre Moscovici told reporters Wednesday that “we stand ready to take into account any ne...
15:00, 2019-06-12

Japan Display gets debt relief, says consortium to formalize bailout Japan Display Inc said on Thursday a Chinese-Taiwanese consortium will formalize its decision to invest in it by June 14, after client Apple Inc agreed to wait for money owed and a government-backed fund offered to waive debt....
19:00, 2019-05-30

Trade war, Brexit and Italian debt are major concerns, SNB chairman says The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is watching the U.S.-China trade war, Brexit and the Italian fiscal situation "very closely," after it held its policy of negative interest rates and readiness to intervene in foreign exchange markets....
21:15, 2019-06-13

Gary Vaynerchuk: I've seen this side hustle generate up to $100,000 for kids in debt Gary Vaynerchuk, serial entrepreneur turned social media mogul, may be worth $160 million but he still loves a good side hustle. He has witnesses a gig called retail arbitrage flipping make homeless people as much as $50,000 to $100,000....
05:45, 2019-06-12

Opinion: The candidates are wrong. It's a mistake to pay off college graduates' debt Whether you think Elizabeth Warren's and Bernie Sanders' calls to forgive student loan debt are thoughtful policy solutions or pandering to Millennial voters, there's no question the senators are speaking to a jarring problem. Americans hold nearly $1.5 trillion in student loan debt, more than they ...
02:30, 2019-07-04

Occidental to sell parts of Anadarko after debt-fueled acquisition Occidental Petroleum snatched up some of the richest shale oilfields in Texas when it beat out rival Chevron Corp in a bidding war to acquire Anadarko Petroleum....
19:01, 2019-05-28

Seadrill considers selling non-core assets to reduce debt-CFO Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill is considering selling non-core assets, including its 15.7% stake in oil service firm Archer , to reduce its liabilities, the firm's chief financial officer said on Thursday....
16:30, 2019-05-23

'Big 4' leaders to meet Tuesday on budget caps, debt limit The four top party leaders will meet on Tuesday morning to begin talks on a potential deal to raise the budget caps, as well as a possible boost to the debt ceiling, according to multiple sources, although any agreement will be hard to reach.Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Senate Majority Leader Mi...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Without student debt, Morehouse graduates will have more options, from careers to homes Here's how billionaire Robert F. Smith's promise to pay off student loans for nearly 400 Morehouse College graduates could change their lives....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Seismic surveyor PGS calls off debt refinancing, shares plunge PGS, the world's largest seismic surveyor, called off a planned debt refinancing on Wednesday, citing worsening investor sentiment toward the oilfield services sector over the past weeks, sending the Norwegian company's shares down 24%....
12:45, 2019-06-19

The Givling trivia app claims to help people with student debt. But is it a scam? Billed as a community that crowdfunds the payoff of people’s student debt, the Givling app has attracted borrowers hoping for financial relief.       ...
16:30, 2019-06-21

Impact of high debt levels on least developed countries ‘cannot be overstated’, says UN  The impact of high levels of debt on development efforts “cannot be overstated”, the head of the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) told a Ministerial Breakfast Meeting on least developed countries (LDCs) on Saturday....
14:45, 2019-05-21

Here's How Long It Takes for Paid Debt to Be Reported to Credit Bureaus You just made the last payment on a large purchase you’ve been paying off for what seems like forever. A celebration is in order, right? Go ahead, dance in your seat as you hit that “pay now” button for the very last time. Crack open some bubbly. Call your mom. But don’t expect your credit report to...
20:15, 2019-07-02

Treasury could reach debt limit much sooner than previously thought If lawmakers heed the The Bipartisan Policy Center’s warning that the Treasury Department could run out of money to pay its bills by early September, they could be forced to raise the borrowing limit before a lengthy break in August....
04:45, 2019-07-09

For Gaza grooms, crippling debt overshadows marital bliss GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hundreds of young men in the Gaza Strip have turned to a small industry of lenders in the coastal territory to help them pay for their weddings, only to fall onto hard times because of crushing debt and a lack of jobs. Many have tried to renegotiate their debts. Others h...
09:45, 2019-05-23

White House still wants deal on debt ceiling, funding: official The White House still wants to reach a deal with Congress to fund the government and raise the nation's debt limit, even though President Donald Trump has said he will not negotiate with Democrats until they stop investigating his administration, a senior official said on Thursday....
20:45, 2019-05-23

Telecom Italia trims debt burden with Persidera sale Telecom Italia (TIM) has sold its majority-owned broadcasting unit, Persidera, in a 240 million euros ($270 million) deal, fulfilling a part of the heavily indebted phone company's latest turnaround plan....
10:45, 2019-06-05

Sanders is right: Republican tax cuts cost more than forgiving student debt Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has joined the Democratic presidential candidate in making a contrast with the 2017 lawA 2016 plan for free college tuition didn’t go far enough for Bernie Sanders. In this election cycle, the candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination is promising to forgive all o...
22:45, 2019-06-30

Government Could Breach Debt Ceiling in September, Mnuchin Warns Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned Congress that the government could breach its statutory borrowing limit by September, begging for a debt ceiling increase....
17:45, 2019-07-12

Jeremy Hunt pledges to cancel student debt for entrepreneurs Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he wants to cancel student debt for those who start up their own businesses and employ others....
20:01, 2019-06-27

Debt worries, low birth rate ring alarm bells Two important bits of seemingly unrelated news came out last week. One got more attention than the other. You probably heard that the birth rate in the US hit a 32-year low in 2018. There were only 3.788 million babies born, a decline of 2% from the year before. The US is not producing enough......
16:30, 2019-05-21

| WATCH: Boris Johnson would freeze $50bn Brexit debt to EU Boris Johnson says that he'd threaten to withhold nearly $50bn in outstanding liabilities owed by the United Kingdom to the European Union. WATCH NOW....
09:45, 2019-06-10

Why politicians prefer debt ceiling crises to balanced budgets Once again, it seems, the federal government stands at the edge of a pending debt crisis. According to recent estimates, even while the nation enjoys the longest uninterrupted economic expansion in memory and unemployment hovering at bargain basement levels, our national addiction to red ink-funded ...
22:30, 2019-07-12

Fines, jail, debt: Court policies punish the poor Low-income court defendants across the country have found themselves in a never-ending cycle of fines, jail, probation and debt. Now one Tennessee district attorney is trying to change that. (July 10)        ...
10:30, 2019-07-10

UK not paying Brexit bill would be debt default, French source says A source close to French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that failing to pay a 39 billion pound ($50 billion) Brexit bill when Britain leaves the European Union would amount to a sovereign debt default....
20:00, 2019-06-09

Italy's PM Conte says no talks on Sunday in Brussels over EU debt action Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he will not discuss with European Union leaders on Sunday possible EU action over Rome's debt, for which a decision by the European Commission is expected on Tuesday....
20:30, 2019-06-30

US Billionaire's Gift To Graduates Fuels Student Debt Debate When the American billionaire Robert Smith announced to students graduating from historically black Morehouse College that he would pay off their student loans, he put himself at the center of one of......
09:15, 2019-05-22

Kenyan Lawmaker Returns To India After 22 Years To Repay Rs 200 Debt A Member of Parliament (MP) from Kenya travelled all the way to Maharashtra's Aurangabad city just to repay a debt of Rs 200 he had taken from a grocer 22 years ago....
07:15, 2019-07-12

Mnuchin Says Agreement Close With Congressional Leaders on Debt Ceiling Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the administration was “very close” to reaching a deal with congressional leaders to raise the federal borrowing limit and set overall spending levels for the next two years....
23:15, 2019-07-15

College grad flees US to avoid crippling student loan debt A Pennsylvania man who was saddled with crippling student debt after graduating from college — but with no job in sight after four years – bought a one-way ticket to China to leave his financial woes behind, according to a report. “I had to escape this debtors’ prison. It felt like there...
16:15, 2019-06-12

Banco Bradesco CEO says banks are negotiating out of court debt restructuring for Odebrecht The Chief Executive Officer of Banco Bradesco SA told journalists on Tuesday Brazilian banks are negotiating a potential out-of-court debt restructuring for the Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA....
18:15, 2019-06-11

Walmart extends debt-free college benefits to high schoolers Walmart is extending its debt-free college benefits to high schoolers as a way to attract and retain workers in a tight labor market. The nation’s largest private employer said Tuesday it will offer free college SAT and ACT prep for its workers in high school, while offering two to three free ...
09:01, 2019-06-04

Democrats' student debt forgiveness proposals may resonate more in blue states Voters in blue states stand to have more student debt forgiven under Democrats' proposals than those in red states, according to an analysis by CNBC...
20:45, 2019-06-28

Saudi Arabia starts marketing debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia started marketing its debut euro-denominated bonds on Tuesday with initial price guidance of around 115 basis points over mid-swaps for an eight-year tranche, and around 170 bps over the same benchmark for a 20-year tranche, a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal showed....
12:15, 2019-07-02

'I Don’t Believe the Administration on Anything': Ilhan Omar on Debt, the Debates, and the Awful Border Bill Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota has only been in Congress for fewer than six months, but already, she’s made one of the biggest splashes in a high-profile freshman class....
00:00, 2019-06-29

Cancer patients with student debt are supposed to get a break. The government isn't giving it President Trump signed a bill last year allowing people with cancer to press pause on their federal student loan payments throughout their medical treatment and then for six months afterward....
18:15, 2019-06-29

Italy Wins Back Debt Investors as Yields Fall Across Europe Italy seems to be winning back investor confidence, bringing its borrowing costs down to levels last seen before two populist parties formed an unlikely coalition government last year....
17:30, 2019-07-02

UPDATE 1-Japan Display gets debt relief, says consortium to formalise bailout Japan Display Inc said on Thursday a Chinese-Taiwanese consortium will formalise its decision to invest in it by June 14, after client Apple Inc agreed to wait for money owed and a government-backed fund offered to waive debt....
13:15, 2019-05-30

Trivia app Givling offers to help people pay off student debt. It cost one woman $42,000 to win The Givling app has attracted a large and loyal following of borrowers hoping for relief from decades of monthly loan payments. It might be making their situations worse....
15:45, 2019-06-21

4 Years of College, $0 in Debt: How Some Countries Make Higher Education Affordable When we asked people around the world what sort of financial burden they bore for their higher education, we heard how much it varies from country to country....
11:15, 2019-05-28

EU could slap 3 billion euro fine on Italy for excessive debt: Salvini The European Commission could impose a 3 billion euro fine on Italy for breaking EU rules due to its rising debt and structural deficit levels, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday....
10:45, 2019-05-28

UPDATE 1-J D Wetherspoon comparable sales rise, but sees higher debt British pub operator J D Wetherspoon Plc on Wednesday reported a higher comparable sales for the 10 weeks to July 7 and tries to keep a tight lid on rising costs that plagued the entire sector....
10:15, 2019-07-10

Cyber-Heist That Impacted Millions Bankrupts Medical Debt Collector A billing collections agency that was hacked last year in an incident believed to impact millions of medical patients is now seeking a federal bankruptcy court’s protection from its own creditors.Read more......
02:15, 2019-06-19

UPDATE 2-JP Morgan cuts Venezuela debt from popular bond benchmarks JP Morgan will cut Venezuela's sovereign and state oil firm PDVSA's bonds to 'zero weight' in its widely-followed debt indexes over the next five months, the bank said on Tuesday, after U.S. sanctions halted nearly all trading in them....
19:15, 2019-07-09

No teeth left and drowning in debt: Victims of a Tennessee dentist speak out Richard 'Nate' Schott, a former dentist in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, swindled companies out of nearly $1 million. He destroyed patients' finances, too.        ...
06:45, 2019-05-29

Federal debt and deficits set to rise 'substantially,' budget office warns The Congressional Budget Office projected that the federal budget deficit will grow "substantially" over the next few decades, thanks to rising spending on entitlement programs and interest on the federal debt....
18:45, 2019-06-27

China snub, drought and debt shake finances of Canada's farmers For years, the financial stability of Canadian farmers was the envy of their American counterparts, but rising costs, drought and a dispute with China have weakened their bottom lines....
09:00, 2019-06-19

Seismic surveyor PGS cancels debt refinancing plan, shares plunge PGS, the world's largest seismic surveyor, called off a planned debt refinancing on Wednesday amid rising market volatility, sending its shares down 24%....
12:00, 2019-06-19

Chobani pays off student lunch debt for an Idaho school district Yogurt company Chobani has offered to pay off $85,000 in student lunch debt for the Twin Falls School District. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.       ...
17:15, 2019-06-14

Isolated Italy excluded from EU top jobs race, faces pressure over debt Italy risks a rude awakening in the race for top European Union jobs as it faces growing isolation after eurosceptic nationalists in its ruling coalition won big in last week's European Parliament elections....
22:30, 2019-05-28

This is the Number 1 benefit new college grads seek at work — and it's not debt repayment Retirement plan matches and even student loan assistance all take a backseat to the granddaddy of workplace benefits: health insurance. Those are the findings from a survey by the American Institute of CPAs....
18:15, 2019-05-29

Pelosi and Mnuchin have been chatting on the phone, possible indicator that there’s a debt-limit issue The Speaker of the House doesn’t talk to the Treasury Secretary on a Saturday night, then send him a letter, and, then blast out a press release, unless it’s urgent....
17:15, 2019-07-15

Senate Republican leader sees budget, debt ceiling deal soon U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he hoped Congress could reach by the end of the day a two-year agreement on federal spending limits that would also increase the nation's debt ceiling....
22:45, 2019-05-21

Russian mobile operator Megafon may sell real estate to cut debt - CEO Megafon, Russia's second biggest mobile phone operator, is considering selling real estate and some other assets to reduce debt, the chief executive told Reuters....
16:00, 2019-07-05

Data.world joins forces with Capsenta to bring knowledge graph-based data management and consumer grade UI to the enterprise data.world has been expanding its footprint in the enterprise. The acqui-hiring of Capsenta complements its portfolio with knowledge graph virtualization to connect data in the cloud and on premise, and a UI to build knowledge graphs...
19:15, 2019-06-19

U.S. Congress-White House budget, debt limit talks sputter: Democrats Negotiations on Wednesday between the Trump administration and bipartisan leaders of the U.S. Congress failed to produce a deal on the overall levels of federal spending for the fiscal year starting on Oct. 1 and the need to raise Washington's borrowing authority, leading Democrats said....
00:15, 2019-06-20

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
14:15, 2019-05-22

Swalwell racked up credit card debt despite pay increase joining Congress in 2013 Rep. Eric Swalwell has accumulated a massive credit card debt, failed to pay off his student loans and cashed out his pension despite earning $174,000 a year since 2013....
15:15, 2019-05-21

Ice cream vendor fined $4.4M gets seized trucks back in deal to settle debt Its owners must have brain-freeze. An ice-cream-truck company accused of racking up $4.5 million in traffic fines struck a deal with the city Monday to get back 35 of its vehicles — only to pick up where it left off Tuesday by apparently flouting the law again. Seven trucks whose drivers said belong...
07:15, 2019-07-03

Debt collector preyed on desperate cabbies, posed as city marshal: De Blasio A Staten Island man was busted Tuesday for preying on cash-strapped cabbies by posing as a city marshal to repossess their vehicles, Mayor Bill de Blasio ­announced. Debt collector Anthony Medina, 50, was charged with four counts of criminally impersonating a marshal, because he allegedly claimed to...
07:15, 2019-07-03

European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt. The post European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt appeared first on LEX18.com....
13:00, 2019-06-05

Mnuchin says Trump wants to keep government open as Washington scrambles for budget, debt deal If the Trump administration and Congress fail to reach a spending agreement, the White House will offer to keep the government funded at its current levels for a year, Mnuchin said....
00:00, 2019-06-20

UPDATE 2-Venezuela creditors push back on Guaido's debt restructuring plan Creditors holding Venezuelan debt on Tuesday pushed back on debt restructuring plans backed by opposition leader Juan Guaido, urging a "fair and effective" framework for talks and improved communications with investors holding defaulted bonds....
00:45, 2019-07-10

Brexit Bill Threat Continues England’s Ancient History of Debt Defaults Boris Johnson’s threat to withhold payment of the UK’s £39 billion Brexit divorce bill until the EU gives Britain better exit terms has been the source of much debate over whether or not it constitutes a sovereign debt default. ...
17:45, 2019-06-17

Puerto Rico oversight board enters agreement to address debt claims Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Sunday it has entered into an agreement with bondholders to provide "a framework for a plan of adjustment" to address $35 billion of claims against the U.S. territory....
03:15, 2019-06-17

Heavy Debt Humbles China's Business Champions, Including the Jewelry Queen China’s economic slowdown has exposed how some of the country’s biggest private companies are struggling to manage excessive debt taken on amid easy lending. Case in point: Neoglory, which took on billions to add hotels, offices and malls to its bauble empire....
18:15, 2019-07-08

Thousands of students sue Betsy DeVos, claiming she's denying them student debt forgiveness More than 150,000 former students of for-profit colleges filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday, claiming the agency is depriving them of student debt relief....
20:30, 2019-06-27

UPDATE 4-Saudi Arabia to raise 3 billion with debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia is set to raise 3 billion euro out of orders in excess of 14.5 billion with its first bond issuance denominated in that currency, as the kingdom taps new financing sources to cover its budgetary needs in an era of lower oil prices....
18:30, 2019-07-02

McConnell: Bipartisan deal to raise debt ceiling and spending caps as soon as today Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday announced congressional leaders are close to a two-year deal to lift spending caps and raise the debt ceiling....
23:15, 2019-05-21

Elizabeth Warren will introduce legislation to cancel student loan debt for most borrowers Elizabeth Warren isn't waiting for the election to push forward her sweeping plan to erase the majority of the country's outstanding student debt....
01:15, 2019-06-14

Betsy DeVos Sued for Running Student Debt Relief Program Into the Ground Education Secretary Betsy DeVos oversees something called the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which was created in 2007 and aims to incentivize public service by discharging the enrollee’s student loans after 10 years....
23:30, 2019-07-11

College students need new financial habits to avoid piling up credit card debt The broke college kid isn’t just a stereotype: A new survey shows that 36% of college students have more than $1,000 in credit card debt. EVERFI, an education tech company, surveyed over 30,000 college students from more than 440 institutions in 45 states and uncovered some disturbing financial insi...
03:00, 2019-06-12

House Speaker Pelosi says she's seeking budget, debt deal before August recess U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she is seeking to finalize a deal to raise the debt ceiling and resolve an impasse over the budget before the August congressional break, the Washington Post reported on Thursday....
01:45, 2019-07-12

Lap-dances, kick-backs, and debt: Infamous opioid maker files for bankruptcy Enlarge / Insys Therapeutics founder John N. Kapoor leaves federal court in Boston on March 13, 2019. (credit: Getty | Boston Globe) Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections Monday, just days after pleading guilty to federal fraud charges and agreeing to ...
02:15, 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia starts marketing its debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia's first bonds denominated in euros will go on sale on Tuesday, as the kingdom seeks to expand its financing sources to cover its budgetary needs in an era of lower oil prices....
12:15, 2019-07-02

Treasury could breach debt ceiling in first half of September, much sooner than previously thought The Bipartisan Policy Center, a think tank, said Monday that the Treasury Department has brought in far less tax revenue this year than was projected....
23:45, 2019-07-09

Budget talks at impasse as spending cuts, debt ceiling threaten economy Congressional leaders and the Trump administration left a critical meeting on Wednesday still with no budget agreement, deadlocked over how much to raise domestic spending to avoid a fiscal calamity.In the face of the lack of progress, administration officials are pitching a short-term agreement to ...
01:00, 2019-06-20

Senators say Fair Debt Collection Practices Act proposal puts industry ahead of consumers Democratic and Independent senators expressed concerns to the CFPB about the financial and security burden the proposed changes might cause consumers.        ...
15:00, 2019-06-06

U.S.-China tariffs tiff saps emerging market bond rally: UBS debt chief U. S. President Donald Trump's tariffs confrontation with China may force global bond investors to rethink exposure to emerging markets despite robust 2019 gains, according to a Wall Street portfolio......
06:30, 2019-06-04

Debt Limit Deadline Accelerates, Research Group Finds, Raising Pressure on Congress The U.S. government could exhaust its ability to pay its bills in the first half of September, according to a new estimate, creating pressure on Congress to suspend or raise the federal debt ceiling sooner than lawmakers had expected....
22:15, 2019-07-08

U.S. Congress-White House budget, debt limit talks sputter: congressional leaders Negotiations on Wednesday between the Trump administration and top officials in the U.S. Congress failed to produce a deal on overall federal spending levels for the fiscal year starting on Oct. 1 and the need to raise Washington's borrowing authority, congressional leaders said....
00:45, 2019-06-20

Billionaire’s gift to wipe out Morehouse student loans highlights debt ‘crisis,’ advocates say For Morehouse College graduate Keith Anderson, the surprise announcement by billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith to pay off his entire class’ student-loan debts was nothing short of extraordinary. While scholarships helped Anderson, a physics major at the all-male historically black colle...
18:30, 2019-05-21

After outrage over district response to student lunch debt, Chobani's founder stepped in Chobani founder Hamdi Ulukaya pledged to cover school lunch debt faced by low-income students in Rhode Island.        ...
19:45, 2019-05-21

Treasury may run out of cash in early September, urges Congress to raise debt ceiling before recess The Treasury Department said it could run out of cash in two months, asking Congress to increase the debt ceiling before lawmakers leave for a six-week recess....
22:45, 2019-07-12

Judge lets New York pursue student loan debt relief fraud case A federal judge said New York's attorney general may pursue a lawsuit accusing Debt Resolve Inc and nine other defendants of involvement in a scheme to induce thousands of struggling student loan borrowers into paying for debt relief services they could have gotten for free....
23:45, 2019-07-03

Pelosi rejects short-term debt ceiling hike as budget talks extend House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Monday night turned aside the notion of a short-term debt ceiling hike as she continues negotiating on a broader budget deal with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.After days of hashing out their positions over the phone, Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Mnuchin spoke again Monday ni...
06:15, 2019-07-16

Forged by debt crises, Mexico's new finance minister takes charge in choppy waters Mexico's new finance minister Arturo Herrera is a pragmatic and respected policy maker who says he was inspired to study economics by the Latin American debt crisis that wrought financial chaos and wrecked livelihoods in his country....
04:30, 2019-07-10

Inside the NRA’s finances: Deepening debt, increased spending on legal fees — and cuts to gun training The gun rights organization, which saw a boost in revenue in 2018, spent more on administrative costs and fundraising, ending the year with a growing shortfall, according to a financial report obtained by The Washington Post....
01:45, 2019-06-15

Monte dei Paschi ends debt collection deal to sell 3 billion euros in bad loans Monte dei Paschi di Siena said on Sunday it had been forced to end early a 10-year bad loan management contract so that it could have more freedom in selling off bad debts in a worsening economic environment....
22:15, 2019-06-30

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse College Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
21:00, 2019-05-22

RPT-NEWSMAKER-Forged by debt crises, Mexico's new finance minister takes charge in choppy waters Mexico's new finance minister Arturo Herrera is a pragmatic and respected policy maker who says he was inspired to study economics by the Latin American debt crisis that wrought financial chaos and wrecked livelihoods in his country....
13:45, 2019-07-10

51 attorneys general urge Betsy DeVos to forgive disabled veterans' student loan debt A group of bipartisan attorneys general from 51 states and territories on Friday wrote to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urging the Department of Education automatically forgive the student loan debt of eligible veterans who became disabled through their military service....
05:15, 2019-05-27

Investigations will not hold up debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: White House official Despite the president's claim that "you can't investigate and legislate simultaneously," certain must-pass pieces of legislation -- including a debt ceiling hike -- will nonetheless move forward, a senior White House official told CNBC....
11:45, 2019-05-23

DeVos cancels Obama-era rule forcing colleges to prove students could repay their student debt Education Secretary Betsy DeVos issued the final repeal of an Obama-era rule aimed at holding low-quality education programs accountable by forcing them to prove their graduates were able to repay their loans....
16:30, 2019-07-01

Robert F. Smith gift to Morehouse highlights burden of student loan debt: Three fast facts Robert F. Smith's Morehouse gift highlights the financial burden carried by many American graduates. Here are three fast facts about student loan debt        ...
20:45, 2019-05-21

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg calls for national service plan that offers student debt relief Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg introduced on Wednesday a new plan that provides financial incentives such as student debt relief in exchange for service....
22:45, 2019-07-03

Republicans join Democrats to kill Rand Paul's fiscally responsible Pennies Plan because no one cares about the debt crisis That was a nice decade of Republicans pretending to care about our $22 trillion national debt and annual multitrillion-dollar deficit. But as of Monday, we can safely say the Tea Party is over....
05:00, 2019-06-05

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ posts 11-day high as Canada exits crosshairs of global trade war The Canadian dollar strengthened to an 11-day high against the greenback on Tuesday as investors calculated that the threat of trade uncertainty would ease for Canad...
02:00, 2019-05-22

How my husband and I paid off all our loans: 'We utilized the debt snowball' In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have triumphed over debt. Responses have been edited for length and clarity.       ...
00:15, 2019-07-16

A college grad flees U.S. to avoid student loan debt: 'I had to escape this prison' Loan payments rolled in and Chad Albright still couldn't find a job. He felt crushed by his debt. So instead of paying it off, he left the country.        ...
21:15, 2019-06-11

Deutsche Bank's bank capital debt back in the red, CDS decline Deutsche Bank's capital boosting Additional Tier I debt issues dropped back into the red on Monday, giving away gains made in early trade following news of the German lender's planned overhaul over the weekend....
12:15, 2019-07-08

The 'after' picture of student loans: Credit card debt, smelly cars, pawn shops to make ends meet Debtors with student loans feel more financially insecure, engage in riskier money behaviors and have more trouble paying bills.       ...
22:15, 2019-06-27

Homer-happy: MLB-record 1,135 HRs hit in May Forty more home runs were slugged Friday, the last day of the month, bringing the final tally for May to 1,135 home runs, easily breaking the major league record that was set in August 2017....
14:15, 2019-06-01

Use Your Calendar to Record What Actually Happened I spent four years working as an executive assistant, and one of my responsibilities was to make sure my boss’s calendar was 100 percent accurate. This meant ensuring that new meetings, deadlines, and tasks were added to the calendar as they were scheduled. It also meant ensuring that any meetings o...
22:30, 2019-06-28

USA keep up perfect record with 2-0 win over Sweden "USA sealed top spot in Group F of the Women\u0027s World Cup courtesy of a 2-0 victory over Sweden, which avenges their 2018 Olympics loss to the Scandinavian side."...
23:15, 2019-06-20

Baker's dozen for USA as they set a new World Cup record Holders USA have set a new record for FIFA World Cup finals, for either women or men, by thrashing Thailand 13-0 in their opening match of the 2019 tournament....
03:15, 2019-06-12

Record-tying heat yesterday! TUCSON – On Wednesday afternoon, temperatures soared into the triple digits nearly all across Southern Arizona. At the Tucson International Airport, the high temperatures hit 109° tying it with the record high on Wednesday. This temperature has been reached in the past but not often. The recor...
18:30, 2019-07-11

MLB batters set HR record for 2nd straight month, hit 1,142 A month after setting a record for most home runs in a month, big league batters did it again and are on pace to shatter the season mark       ...
19:30, 2019-07-01

What We Know About Joe Biden’s Record on School Busing During the Democratic debate Thursday night, Senator Kamala Harris recalled Mr. Biden’s opposition to school busing in the 1970s. Here’s a look at the history....
02:00, 2019-06-29

The Economy Is About to Hit a Record. Trump Says the Fed ‘Blew It.’ President Trump’s central bank criticism comes in defiance of record stock prices and what is poised to be America’s longest period of economic growth....
19:30, 2019-06-27

Dow Industrials Close at Record High The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record on Wednesday, its first new high in nine months, as the index notched its fourth straight session of gains....
19:45, 2019-07-03

Record Temperatures Put Europe to the Test Record-breaking temperatures are testing whether Europe is prepared to face summer heat closer to that in the Mojave Desert than the Continent’s traditionally temperate climate....
22:45, 2019-07-02

Stocks hit record again. Is Trump the reason? The market is at all-time highs and many say Trump is the reason. But stocks were rallying when investors thought Hillary Clinton would win. Janet Yellen and the Fed may deserve more of the credit for the market's move....
18:15, 2019-05-21

MARCH IS SECOND BUSIEST MONTH ON RECORD AT CFE CHICAGO, April 1, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that March 2010 was the second busiest trading month ever at the Exchange as a total of 217,429 contracts changed hands. For the month, trading volume was up 333 percent when compared to 50,271 contracts in March 2009 and...
20:30, 2019-05-22

Record Yourself Reading Your Kid's Favorite Books The Guardian published a list of advice from children’s laureates on how to raise bookworms. One of my favorite ideas comes from Julia Donaldson, an author I love. (I’ve read The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom to my daughter dozens of times—they are perfection.) Donaldson writes that she used to rec...
23:15, 2019-06-13

Record-Long U.S. Economic Expansion The U.S. economic expansion is now the longest on record, with inflation remaining subdued. With the Fed poised to cut rates, will the bull run rage on?...
17:15, 2019-07-11

Rhett looks to get more relatable with love on new record Thomas Rhett is known for writing what he admits are gushy love songs about his wife, Lauren. But he’s looking to show more depth with his latest album, “Center Point Road.”...
21:45, 2019-05-31

Tesla Serious About a Record Quarter, Not Serious About a Submarine Car Tesla has "a decent shot at a record quarter on every level", Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said at the company's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday....
17:45, 2019-06-12

U.S. Oil, Gas Hit Record Production Levels in 2018 The shale revolution powered U.S. oil and gas production in 2018 to the largest annual increases ever recorded by any country, according to energy giant BP....
01:45, 2019-06-12

Tesla is serious about a possible record quarter, not so serious about a submarine car Tesla Inc has "a decent shot at a record quarter on every level", Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said at the company's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, soothing concerns about weak demand for the electric car maker's sedans....
05:15, 2019-06-12

VIX Options Set New Daily Volume Record CHICAGO – September 25, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) said today that trading volume in options on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) reached a new all-time high on Monday, September 25....
02:30, 2019-05-22

American patriotism is at a record-low: poll Americans are about to celebrate Independence Day – but their extreme pride in the country is at an 18-year low, according to a new Gallup poll. Only 45 percent of US adults identified as being “extremely proud” to be Americans, though 70 percent said they were proud, according to the poll. The R...
20:15, 2019-07-02

Holzhauer's run on Jeopardy! ends shy of record In 33 games, Holzhauer won $2,464,216. He was poised to take over the top spot in the show's all-time, regular-play winnings list with one more big win, but he'll settle for second, $56,484 behind Ken Jennings, who won $2,520,700 in 2004....
01:45, 2019-06-04

Rich get richer, everyone else not so much in record U.S. expansion Last month Pink Floyd frontman David Gilmour sold his guitar collection for $21.5 million, including one piece - his famed "Black Strat" Fender Stratocaster - that went for nearly $4 million to the owner of the U.S. National Football League's Indianapolis Colts....
07:45, 2019-07-02

U.S. fed funds futures hit record volume at 1.29 mln - CME U.S. federal funds futures reached record one-day volume, totaling 1.29 million contracts, on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve signaled it was prepared to lower interest rates later this year, exchange operator CME Group said on Thursday....
18:15, 2019-06-20

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company's first quarter. Operating income rose 29 percent ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Record for the most expensive domain name smashed Having the perfect domain name for your business can make all the difference and a company called Block.one has paid the highest amount ever recorded for the domain Voice.com.The previous record holder for the most expensive domain was the purchase of Sex.com for $13m but now Block.one has trumped t...
18:15, 2019-06-21

Watch: 574 eat breakfast in bed for Guinness record A total 574 people climbed into beds and dined on morning cuisine in South Africa to break the Guinness World Record for most people eating breakfast in bed....
02:15, 2019-05-24

Drenched U.S. documented second-wettest May on record While the continental United States recorded its wettest 12-month period in recorded history this year, historic flooding and record-shattering rainfall amounts landed May 2019 as the second-wettest month in the U.S....
22:30, 2019-06-08

Hamilton takes record sixth British GP win Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton hailed his home fans after celebrating a record sixth British Grand Prix win on Sunday and stretching his lead over luckless Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas to 39 points....
01:15, 2019-07-15

At Nearly 115 Degrees, France Experiences Its Hottest Day on Record Temperatures hit 45.9 degrees Celsius (114.62 Fahrenheit) on Friday in southern France. The heat on the continent is expected to ease in coming days....
19:00, 2019-06-28

How to Digitize Vinyl Records Without a Record Player Digitizing vinyl is a lot harder than ripping a CD. An external CD drive costs $26 on Amazon; a record player with a digital output costs $250 or more. Plus you have to use special software, specify the beginning and end of each track, write out all the metadata, and make sure the record plays smoot...
22:00, 2019-06-12

Record London Marathon entries pass 450,000 More than 450,000 runners have entered the ballot for next year's London Marathon, breaking the event's own world record for registrations, organizers said on Tuesday....
14:45, 2019-05-21

Broadway Breaks Annual Box-Office Record The Broadway theater boom continues as shows set a new annual box-office record, with a combined gross of $1.83 billion in the 2018-19 season, or a more than 10% increase over the prior season....
11:00, 2019-05-29

Record 60 million Hispanics in US, 52% of population growth The U.S. Hispanic population surged another 1.2 million last year and now is a record 59.9 million, according to newly released U.S. Census Bureau population estimates....
12:15, 2019-07-09

MLB reports record merchandise sales in London Not only were the runs coming in bunches this past weekend at London in a two-game series between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, so were the merchandise sales....
05:00, 2019-07-04

The Killers 'set Glastonbury record for loudest ever show' The Killers, who headlined this year's Glastonbury Festival, have reportedly set a site record after performing the loudest set ever heard at Worthy Farm....
19:15, 2019-07-10

Cboe FX Reports Record ADV of $42.6 Billion in January NEW YORK and LONDON – 5 February 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its foreign exchange (FX) market, Cboe FX, reported record spot average daily volume (ADV) of $42.6 billion in January, surpassing its...
02:30, 2019-05-22

Congo record 27 new cases of Ebola in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim milestone, with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day -- a record for the current outbreak....
20:00, 2019-05-21

France Just Obliterated Its All-Time Heat Record France has never been hotter. The intense dome of high pressure sitting over Europe has shattered heat records across the continent. At least five countries set June heat records on Thursday and on Friday, France smashed its all-time temperature record at at least a dozen weather stations.Read more....
13:00, 2019-06-29

Number of women in work at 72% record high Women are fast becoming as likely as men to go out to work, as the rising state pension age forces more to postpone retirement, official figures reveal today....
16:30, 2019-06-11

With Record Temperature in 4 Cities, This Is The Worst Heatwave Ever The country is witnessing its worst ever heatwave, with four cities in north India on a record high. Starting with national capital Delhi, Churu in Rajasthan and Banda and Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh......
18:00, 2019-06-11

Rate-cut euphoria elevates S&P 500 to record high The S&P 500 index touched a record high on Thursday, driven Wall Street's expectations that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates as soon as next month to keep the U.S.-China trade war from stalling economic growth....
21:15, 2019-06-20

Markets Right Now: S&P 500 index closes at a record high NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. The S&P 500 is closing at a record high and has erased all of a steep pullback it suffered in May. The rally Thursday came as investors balanced optimism over the possibility that the Federal Reserve could cut ...
22:30, 2019-06-20

Record 70.8 Million People Displaced At End Of 2018: UN More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday....
23:45, 2019-06-19

Capuchin monkeys have a 3,000-year archaeological record Enlarge (credit: By Tiago Falótico - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=60386655) The archaeological record of human tools use dates back about 2.5 million years, and archaeologists use changes in stone tool technology to trace changes in human evolution, cultu...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Second U.S. Democratic debate sets TV ratings record About 18.1 million television viewers watched Thursday night's debate among 10 Democrats running for U.S. president, a record for a Democratic primary face-off, according to Nielsen data released by NBC News....
22:00, 2019-06-28

Trump’s Misleading Claims About His Environmental Record President Trump selectively talked up what he said were achievements in ensuring air and water quality, declining carbon emissions and Superfund cleanups....
03:45, 2019-07-09

Lower May temperatures, rise in record books TUCSON – We can’t make this stuff up; more snow fell on Mt Lemmon this morning, making it the second time this week (yes, this is the end of May). This time, up to 2 inches of snow fell on the mountain top. 6AM this morning. Snow on Mt Lemmon. This has been a crazy and cool May! #AZwx #...
01:00, 2019-05-24

Best turntables 2019: the best record players for any budget Best Turntables Buying Guide: Welcome to TechRadar's round-up of the best turntables (also known as record players) you can buy in 2019. Whether you've got lots of old records collecting dust in the attic, or you're a keen member of the vinyl revival movement, turntables can be a...
15:30, 2019-06-19

Refugee numbers worldwide hit record high: UN For the first time ever, the number of displaced people reached 70.8 million at the end of 2018, according to the UNHCR. The agency's chief warned against a hostile climate for refugees, but Germany came in for praise....
13:00, 2019-06-19

Rose opens with 65 to tie Pebble record at US Open Justin Rose played alongside Tiger Woods, and then joins him in the U.S. Open record book at Pebble Beach        ...
06:30, 2019-06-14

Fighting for equality one world record at a time Having played the highest football match in history and broken the record for playing at the lowest point on earth, a group of footballers are now focusing on another world record -- for the largest number of players to ever play in a single game....
20:30, 2019-06-27

Anchorage breaks 50-year heat record Alaska’s largest city is reeling from a record-breaking heatwave that canceled Fourth of July fireworks and has sent residents on a quest for fans and ice....
22:15, 2019-07-06

Bitcoin surpasses $9,000, setting another yearly record Yet again, Bitcoin’s price is on the up, surpassing the $9,000 threshold for the first time this year. According to CoinMarketCap, the last time the market leading cryptocurrency stood at more than $9,000 was 13 months ago, in early May 2018. This isn’t the first time Bitcoin has set a new yearly pr...
16:15, 2019-06-17

'Hurricane' Hawkins, 103, breaks running record in US A 103-year-old has become the oldest woman to compete on an American race track after finishing 50 and 100-metre dashes at the National Senior Games in New Mexico....
20:45, 2019-06-21

Two Melons Auctioned For Record Price $45,600 In Japan Two melons from the Japanese city of Yubari have fetched a record price of 5 million yen, or $45,600,in the first auction of this year's agricultural season in the country....
13:30, 2019-05-24

BTS breaks music sales record in Japan K-pop idols BTS set a new sales record in Japan for foreign artists, topping Oricon's weekly chart on Tuesday with their single "Lights/Boy with Luv."...
17:00, 2019-07-09

Volkswagen I.D. R: a year of electric record-breaking News 8 Jul, 2019 Volkswagen’s all-electric hypercar has claimed three motoring titles, the most recent being the outright Goodwood hill climb record...
15:15, 2019-07-08

U.S. Wins Record Fourth World Cup Title Live coverage and analysis of the Women’s World Cup final. The United States is chasing its record fourth title. The Netherlands is trying to win its first....
19:15, 2019-07-07

| Comrades: Break the record, take home R1m ... minimum! If the winner in either the men’s or women’s races in this year’s Comrades Marathon breaks the 'Up-run' record, he or she will take home a minimum of R1m in prize money....
23:30, 2019-05-24

29 years ago today: Tucson’s hottest day on record Do you remember when it reached 117 degrees in Tucson? On June 26, 1990, Tucson’s daytime high peaked at 117 degrees, the hottest day on record at the Tucson International Airport. We came close to that record in 2017 when it hit 116 degrees in 2017. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will peak at...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Watch Volkswagen's ID.R set an electric record at Nürburgring Earlier this month, after lots of planning and testing, Volkswagen's electric ID.R racer set a record for "the fastest lap ever driven in an emission-free racing car" at the famed Nürburgring-Nordschleife. An in-car video proving the record was......
18:00, 2019-06-22

VW ID R beats Goodwood hillclimb record - with video Upgraded racer arrives fresh from setting electric Nordschleife record, beating Nick Heidfeld's 1999 time by 0.5 seconds Volkswagen has broken the outright hillclimb record at Goodwood Festival of Speed with the 671bhp ID R electric racer.  Fresh from its record breaking efforts at the Nurburgring,...
09:45, 2019-07-06

O.J. Simpson says he will use social media to 'set the record straight' O.J. Simpson vowed he will use social media to “set the record straight,” in a video the notorious figure posted to his new Twitter account Saturday night....
02:30, 2019-06-17

| Bitcoin most overbought since record run, technical gauge says Here’s something for recently emboldened crypto enthusiasts to mull: Bitcoin is now at its most expensive level since just before the spectacular crash of the most widely owned digital currency....
15:45, 2019-05-21

CarMax record Q1 illustrates used-car market strength CarMax retailed 224,268 used vehicles, a 13 percent spike, during its first quarter. Same-store used-vehicle sales rose 9.5 percent compared with a dip of 2.3 percent in the year-ago period....
18:15, 2019-06-21

Chestnut crowned July 4 hot-dog champ again but can't top his own record This year's Nathan's Famous hot-dog eating contest proved a mild disappointment to Joey Chestnut, the Fourth of July event's perennial champ, even though he handily won the annual display of gastronomical excess for the 12th time this year....
03:30, 2019-07-05

Meet tennis' record unluckiest loser He had an excellent career but Julien Benneteau retired this year having lost a record 10 tennis finals. Still there is, according to the Frenchman, no 'emptiness.'...
17:45, 2019-05-21

VW ID R to target outright Goodwood hillclimb record Upgraded racer brings changes made for its demolition of the electric Nordschleife record as it aims for Heidfeld's long-standing 41.6 Volkswagen has brought its ID R electric race car to the Goodwood Festival of Speed, with an aim of breaking the outright hillclimb record. Fresh from its victory a...
14:00, 2019-07-05

Women's World Cup TV Viewership Is on a Record Pace The Women’s World Cup is just past the halfway mark and already it is on pace to break several viewership records, both in the U.S. and across the globe....
12:30, 2019-06-23

Bobby Wagner wants record LB contract from Seahawks Bobby Wagner wants the Seattle Seahawks to make him the highest-paid inside linebacker in the NFL, after the franchise made Russell Wilson the league's highest-paid player this off-season....
00:45, 2019-05-23

Here’s what an Apple TV and Alexa look like on an old TV and record player cabinet Enlarge / Apple TV on a vintage TV cabinet. (credit: Thomas Martin Lewins V) Consumer and household tech obviously looks quite different today than it did years ago—there's a significant analog and digital divide, for one thing. Among other things, bridging that gap makes integrating the latest te...
08:30, 2019-06-15

Portugal’s Socialists eye re-election on economic record Portugal’s Socialist prime minister is vowing to address the challenges of a low national birth rate, the increasing cost of health care and climate change as he bids for a second straight term in the country’s Oct. 6 general election...
17:45, 2019-07-10

U.K. Regulator on Why It Is Pursuing Record Fines Against BA, Marriott Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said her office considered cybersecurity gaps, among other factors, in proposing that Marriott and British Airways’ parent company pay the biggest fines to date under Europe’s data-privacy laws....
15:15, 2019-07-10

A Record Expansion's Surprise Winners: The Low-Skilled As the economic expansion reaches a record age and unemployment remains near generation lows, the fortunes of low-wage workers have turned up markedly....
15:15, 2019-07-10

Dow Touches Record in Winning Week for Stocks The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed above its record closing level in intraday trading before falling back a bit Friday, still on pace to add to a winning week for U.S. stocks....
18:45, 2019-06-21

The stock market is inches away from a record and the Fed could push it over the top The S&P 500 is closing in on its all-time high, and is likely to sail past it, as long as the Fed promises lower interest rates and the trade war calms down....
22:45, 2019-06-18

Carrie Underwood breaks record for most CMT wins Carrie Underwood won her 20th CMT Music Award last night, making her the most celebrated in the awards’ history. USA Today reports that Underwood won two prizes at the fan-voted show, including video of the year for “Cry Pretty” and female video of the year for “Love Wins.” (The awards are voted on ...
22:45, 2019-06-06