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Stocks surge after blowout jobs report, Powell’s comments – Yahoo Finance

Stocks surge after blowout jobs report, Powell’s comments – Yahoo Finance

Stocks surged following a report that the U.S. economy added far more jobs than expected in December and comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suggesting the central bank would be flexible about future monetary policy moves. The S&P 500 (^GSPC) rose 3.25%, or 79.24 points, as of 3:02 p.m. ET. The Dow (^DJI) climbed […]

Emanuel wants Burke out as Finance chairman after feds charge alderman – Chicago Sun-Times

Emanuel wants Burke out as Finance chairman after feds charge alderman – Chicago Sun-Times

Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants Ald. Edward Burke (14th) out as chairman of the City Council’s Finance Committee — and the votes would probably be there to make it happen — now that federal corruption charges have been filed against Chicago’s most powerful and longest-serving alderman. “Based on what we’ve seen in the complaint, the mayor […]

Asia-Pacific markets shudder over Apple warning and slowdown fear – Financial Times

Asia-Pacific markets shudder over Apple warning and slowdown fear – Financial Times

Thursday 04.45 GMT What you need to know Apple revenue warning spooks investors China growth worries rise Forex market rattled Oil weakens Hot topic Shares in Apple suppliers lost ground in Asia-Pacific trading on Thursday after a rare revenue warning from the US tech group stoked fears over a slowing Chinese economy and weak smartphone […]

Yahoo Finance's market update: Jan. 2, 2019 – Yahoo Finance

Yahoo Finance's market update: Jan. 2, 2019 – Yahoo Finance

U.S. stock futures are sliding into the new year as recently released data from major Asian economies pointed to deteriorating manufacturing sector conditions, reigniting concerns of a global growth slowdown. Futures for the S&P 500 (ES=F) fell 1.5%, or 37.5 points, as of 8:09 a.m. ET. Dow (YM=F) futures declined 1.47%, or 342 points, while […]

New Nevada laws lift 'pink tax,' edit campaign finance rules – News3LV

New Nevada laws lift 'pink tax,' edit campaign finance rules – News3LV

by MICHELLE L. PRICE, Associated Press A new law exempting feminine hygiene products from sales tax in Nevada takes effect on Jan. 1, 2019. (MGN Online) LAS VEGAS (AP) —  Tax-free feminine hygiene products and an overhaul of state campaign finance rules are among the changes Nevada will see in 2019 as new laws take […]

Not seeking RBI surplus to finance fiscal deficit: Arun Jaitley – Economic Times

Not seeking RBI surplus to finance fiscal deficit: Arun Jaitley – Economic Times

The government does not need the Reserve Bank of India’s reserves to meet its fiscal deficit target, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley reiterated, replying to a Parliamentary debate on the supplementary demand for grants. He also said that the government will take all necessary measures to resolve the difficulties faced by farmers. Replying to accusations that […]

Jan Nivesh guides working women on the right financial path – Times Now

Jan Nivesh guides working women on the right financial path – Times Now

JJan Nivesh guides working women on the right financial path&nbsp Women today are working hand in hand with men across professions and are excelling in all walks of life. Despite being entrusted with the dual responsibility of home and work, women are successfully doing the balancing act. Despite this, when it comes to managing […]

Lebanese finance minister warns of financial crisis as political deadlock continues – Channel NewsAsia

Lebanese finance minister warns of financial crisis as political deadlock continues – Channel NewsAsia

BEIRUT: Lebanon’s finance minister has said the heavily indebted country is in a state of economic crisis and warned it faces becoming a financial crisis, as politicians struggle to form a new government, state media reported. Nearly eight months since parliamentary elections, Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri has been unable to bring Lebanon’s rival parties together […]

Who's financing political parties in SA? – eNCA

Who's financing political parties in SA? – eNCA

JOHANNESBURG – South Africans are nowhere near finding out who’s financing political parties. The political party funding bill has been lying idle for six months. WATCH: ANC Gauteng names elections candidates The IEC says the unit that’s meant to implement the legislation will only be operational from April. This means you are only likely to […]

Japanese Financial Regulator Receives 190 Cryptocurrency Exchange License Applications – Cointelegraph

Japanese Financial Regulator Receives 190 Cryptocurrency Exchange License Applications – Cointelegraph

The Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) received 190 cryptocurrency exchange license applications, an unnamed FSA staff member told Cointelegraph Japan on Dec. 28. The FSA has given the local crypto industry self-regulatory status, certifying the Japanese Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) to oversee the space. The JVCEA is now expected to develop anti-money-laundering (AML) policy […]