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Jimmy Carter Finds Renaissance in 2020 Democratic Scramble - 5/19/2019 7:54:00 AM ET
Former President Jimmy Carter carved an unlikely path to the White House in 1976 and endured humbling defeat after one term. Now, six administrations later, the longest-living chief executive in American history is re-emerging from political obscurity at age 94 to win over...
Australia Prime Minister Has 'Miracle' Election Win - 5/19/2019 7:35:00 AM ET
Australia's prime minister went to his Pentecostal church Sunday after nailing a surprise victory Saturday in the country's general election. Polls had indicated that Scott Morrison and his conservative Liberal-National coalition government were sure to loose. The polls,...
2019 Australia election: Morrison's coalition seeking shock majority - 5/19/2019 7:31:00 AM ET
Conservative Scott Morrison revels in his "miracle" re-election as he nears a majority government.
Eagles’ Jabari Blash heeding Shohei Ohtani’s advice early on in Japan - 5/19/2019 6:10:00 AM ET
Jabari Blash was in demand before the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles’ “home” game at Tokyo Dome on Thursday.When he came off the field after batting ...
One market expert warns these 3 'black swan' events could combine with the trade war to cause the next big stock crash - 5/19/2019 6:05:00 AM ET
  • President Donald Trump's ongoing trade war with China has reintroduced volatility to the stock market. Some experts say this leaves equities particularly exposed to an external shock.
  • Vincent Deluard, a macro strategist at INTL...
Saudi Arabia to Iran: We Don’t Want War, Will Defend Ourselves - 5/19/2019 4:50:00 AM ET
Saudi Arabia said Sunday that it wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with “all strength” following last week’s attacks on Saudi oil assets, telling Iran that the ball was now in its court. Riyadh has accused Tehran of ordering Tuesday’s drone...
TheDailyGold Premium Update #622 - 5/19/2019 3:15:00 AM ET
The 29-page update was published and emailed to subscribers Sunday AM. The update included a report on a new company that is a perfect fit if you are looking for growth in precious metals with some downside protection. The update also included our outlook for the sector.
Kevin Durant-less Warriors march to 3-0 series lead - 5/19/2019 1:38:00 AM ET
With Kevin Durant out, Draymond Green has taken it upon himself to boost Golden State.And boy, has he. Green had 20 points, 13 rebounds and ...
Once Vulnerable, Genocide Survivor Aims to Empower Rwandan Women - 5/19/2019 12:30:00 AM ET
This report originated in VOA’s Central Africa Service. KIGALI, RWANDA — Safi Mukundwa knows what it means to be young, fearful and desperate. Mukundwa was just 8 years old when she hid among bloodied bodies, emerging as the only one in her family to survive the 1994...
Illinois hospital failed to alert authorities in womb-cutting murder case - 5/19/2019 12:21:00 AM ET
Police and Illinois’ child welfare agency say staff at a Chicago-area hospital didn’t alert them after determining that a bloodied woman who arrived with a ...
Sanctions Threaten North Korea’s Old and New Elites - 5/19/2019 12:16:00 AM ET
By all accounts, North Korea’s cash-strapped economy is flagging under crippling international sanctions and the slowdown means the traditional elite and a rising merchant class may be feeling pinched, experts say. “The elites in Pyongyang are really feeling it,” said...
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz seeks to rule alone after video exposes apparent corruption by coalition partner - 5/19/2019 12:15:00 AM ET
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz called for snap elections after his junior coalition partner stumbled over a video showing its leader promising government contracts in return ...
Australia’s conservative coalition defies polls, wins surprise third term - 5/18/2019 11:59:00 PM ET
Australia’s conservative government celebrated on Sunday its surprise election victory that defied years of unfavorable opinion polls, with U.S. and Israeli leaders welcoming Prime Minister ...
Manchester City routs Watford to complete historic treble - 5/18/2019 11:32:00 PM ET
Manchester City swept aside Watford to complete the first clean sweep of English men’s soccer trophies.The fourth piece of silverware of the season was sealed ...
Canada vows 'full steam ahead' on ratifying trade pact after U.S. lifts metals tariffs - 5/18/2019 5:50:00 PM ET
Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United States agreed to lift tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum.
Video Sting Brings Down Austrian Government - 5/18/2019 5:07:00 PM ET
Austria raced Saturday toward a snap election as Chancellor Sebastian Kurz pulled the plug on his coalition with the far right after its leader was caught on video offering to fix state contracts with a woman posing as a Russian oligarch's niece.  The far-right Freedom...
The history of how Uber went from the most feared startup in the world to its massive IPO - 5/18/2019 2:42:00 PM ET
  • Uber went public this month on the New York Stock Exchange in a much-watched IPO.
  • Since it was founded in 2009, Uber has transformed the ride-hailing industry and grown to become the most valuable companies in the...
Iran Dismisses Possibility of Conflict, Says Does Not Want War - 5/18/2019 12:10:00 PM ET
Iran's top diplomat on Saturday dismissed the possibility of war erupting in the region, saying Tehran did not want a conflict and that no country had the "illusion it can confront Iran," the state news agency IRNA reported. Tensions between Washington and Tehran have...
2019 Australia election: Morrison celebrates 'miracle' win - 5/18/2019 11:38:00 AM ET
Scott Morrison's centre-right coalition wins a surprise victory in Australia's close-fought election.
Canada vows 'full steam ahead' on ratifying trade pact after US lifts metals tariffs - 5/18/2019 11:23:00 AM ET
Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United States agreed to lift tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum.
2019 Australia election: Scott Morrison makes victory speech - 5/18/2019 11:10:00 AM ET
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has thanked voters for re-electing his centre-right Coalition.
Canada vows 'full speed ahead' on ratifying trade pact after U.S. lifts metals tariffs - 5/18/2019 10:53:00 AM ET
Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United States agreed to lift tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum.
2019 Australia election: Labor's Bill Shorten accepts defeat - 5/18/2019 10:29:00 AM ET
Scott Morrison's centre-right coalition wins a surprise victory in Australia's close-fought election.
US Warns Airliners Flying in Persian Gulf Amid Iran Tensions - 5/18/2019 9:35:00 AM ET
U.S. diplomats warned Saturday that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being "misidentified" amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran. The warning relayed by U.S. diplomatic posts from the Federal Aviation Administration...
ITU World Cup: Britain's Alistair Brownlee and Sophie Coldwell win golds in Cagliari - 5/18/2019 9:10:00 AM ET
Alistair Brownlee and Sophie Coldwell win gold medals at the ITU World Cup in Cagliari.
Evercore is going after JPMorgan and Goldman; WeWork's CEO explains why he thinks his $47 billion company is recession-proof - 5/18/2019 8:21:00 AM ET

  • A little-known HFT firm started using its cutting-edge tech to help investors execute big trades, and one client says it 'outperformed the market by a...
Austria's Vice Chancellor Resigns - 5/18/2019 7:42:00 AM ET
Austria's vice chancellor has resigned. Heinz-Christian Strache stepped down Saturday after two German newspapers — Der Spiegel and the Sueddeutsche Zeitung — posted video footage of him appearing to offer state contracts to a potential Russian benefactor. Strache said...
Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigns in wake of ‘Ibiza affair’ - 5/18/2019 6:55:00 AM ET
Just days before key European Union elections, Austria’s coalition government was plunged into crisis Saturday when far-right Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned following explosive revelations ...
Labor Leader Concedes Cannot Win Australian Election - 5/18/2019 6:41:00 AM ET
Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten said late on Saturday evening that the Labor Party would not be able to form government and he had called conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison to congratulate him on the election result. "And without wanting to hold out any...
Australian Election Vote Count Reveals Close Contest - 5/18/2019 6:41:00 AM ET
The vote count in Australia's general election on Saturday was proving closer than opinion polls had predicted, with the ruling conservative coalition appearing more likely to form a government than the favored center-left opposition party. Opposition Labor Party deputy...
Stunning Election Win for Australian Conservatives - 5/18/2019 6:40:00 AM ET
Australia’s center-right government has staged a stunning comeback in Saturday’s federal election.  Widely predicted to feel the force of voter anger after six turbulent years in office, the Liberal-National coalition will be returned to power for a third term either in its...
Counting Starts in Australian Poll with Opposition Confident - 5/18/2019 6:40:00 AM ET
Votes were being counted in Australia's general election on Saturday, with senior opposition lawmakers gaining confidence that they will form a center-left government with a focus on slashing greenhouse gas emissions. A Galaxy exit poll found that the opposition Labor Party...
Austrian government plunged into crisis over ‘Ibiza affair’ - 5/18/2019 6:00:00 AM ET
Just days before key European Union elections, Austria’s coalition government was plunged into crisis Saturday as far-right party leader and Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache came ...
North Korea Asks UN to Address Ship Seizure by ‘Gangster’ US - 5/18/2019 3:43:00 AM ET
North Korea has asked United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to deal with the “illegal” seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United States, state media said Saturday. “This act of dispossession has clearly indicated that the United States is indeed a gangster...
Scott Morrison’s ruling conservative coalition looks set to retain power in Australia election surprise - 5/18/2019 1:51:00 AM ET
Australia’s ruling conservative coalition appeared to secure a shock election win Saturday, with the party predicted to have defied expectations and retained power.National broadcaster ABC ...
Australians vote; opposition Labor tipped for victory - 5/18/2019 1:51:00 AM ET
Millions of Australians voted in a general election on Saturday in which the ruling conservative coalition campaigned on its record of economic management and a ...
Trump lifts steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico - 5/18/2019 1:21:00 AM ET
President Donald Trump on Friday announced a deal to lift U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico that had created friction ...
Exclusive: Saudi's Falih says oil stocks still building, but OPEC to act if needed - 5/18/2019 12:43:00 AM ET
Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Saturday that OPEC will be responsive to the oil market's needs, but that he was not sure there is an oil shortage with data, particularly from the United States, still showing inventories building.
Australian Voters Tipped to Elect Labor Government - 5/17/2019 9:50:00 PM ET
Australians began voting in a federal election on Saturday, with bookies predicting a return to power for the Labor party after six years in the political wilderness and a campaign in which it has put climate change and tax reform at the top of its agenda. Prime Minister...
Austrian Leader Calls Crisis Meeting After Deputy Filmed Discussing Deals - 5/17/2019 9:07:00 PM ET
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz called a crisis meeting late on Friday after two German newspapers published footage purportedly showing his deputy discussing state contracts with a potential Russian backer in return for political support. Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian...
Venezuelans Add Hours in Line for Fuel to List of Woes - 5/17/2019 8:59:00 PM ET
Angry drivers queued for hours in towns across Venezuela Friday as fuel shortages worsened in the South American nation following a plunge in gasoline imports and a stoppage at the nation’s second-largest oil refinery. Shortages of motor fuel have become a periodic...
Huawei becomes flashpoint in China-US economic showdown - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
China tells Turkey to support its fight against Uighur militants - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
China pushes inter-ethnic marriage in Xinjiang assimilation drive - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Starbucks’ China challenger Luckin Coffee will price IPO at $17 a share - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Huawei’s HiSilicon says it has long been preparing for US ban scenario - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Alibaba’s Jack Ma says he is ‘worried’ Europe will stifle innovation with too much tech regulation - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Huawei ban clouds US-China trade talks, tech sector - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Baidu forecasts quarterly revenue below estimates, shares fall - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Lack of innovation is ‘Achilles heel’ for China’s economy, Xi says - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
US to begin testing sick, dead pigs for fatal hog virus ravaging China - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
China’s state mouthpieces are taking an aggressive tone on the trade war - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
10 killed after building collapses in Shanghai - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Smog spikes in North China in first four months of 2019: ministry - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
China’s Luckin raises $561 million as it hopes to topple Starbucks - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Australian politicians woo voters on Chinese social media app WeChat - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
China’s Huawei restricted from using US suppliers - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Intensifying trade war could quadruple economic damage - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Baidu posts first quarterly loss since IPO, top exec quits - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Show sincerity or cancel trade talks, Chinese state media tells US - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
China’s US Treasury holdings lowest since 2017 - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Toll in deadly Shanghai building collapse rises to 10 - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Trump’s executive order may be aimed at Huawei, but its impact could be far wider - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Opening up ‘digital trade’ between US and China just as important as solving tariffs, IBM CEO says - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Blacklisting Huawei takes the US-China trade war to a dangerous new level - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Iran top diplomat to visit China on Friday: state media - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Trump to visit Korea in June for talks with Moon - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Weapons tests, stalled talks complicate Korea’s push for food aid to North - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
N Korea’s newest missile appears designed to evade US defenses, officials say - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Ex-vice justice minister arrested for bribery in S. Korea - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
N Korea women in China trapped in sex trade - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Taiwan’s future lies in national reunification, mainland spokesman reacts to Terry Gou’s one-China comments - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Taiwanese across Europe, Australia protest Taiwan’s exclusion from WHA - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Taiwan parliament begins discussion of landmark same-sex legislation - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Taiwan lawmakers set for historic vote on same-sex marriage, potentially making it the first place in Asia to legally recognise gay couples - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
International human rights group to hold first Asian congress in Taiwan - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
‘Things are quite tense’: Taiwan on edge as same-sex marriage vote looms - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Taiwan looks to fast-track FTA talks with India, eyes higher tech exports - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Taiwan parliament to vote on Asia’s first gay marriage bill - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Taiwan can benefit from US ban on foreign telecom supplies: minister - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Doctor accused of wrongly removing patient’s spleen at HK hospital insists it was ‘not a blunder’ - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Pompeo, meeting HK democrat, airs concerns on extraditions - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
New road linking HK with mainland China to open this month as work on HK$33.7 billion border crossing enters final stages - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo weighs in on HK extradition bill and expresses concern about new legislation which ‘threatens rule of law’ - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Woman with mental age of a two-year-old who ‘gouged out sister’s eye’ not fit to enter plea, Eastern Court in HK was told - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
HK court says deterrence only motive for sending protest leader back to jail - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
HK Activist Joshua Wong Sent Back to Prison After Losing Appeal - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Asian shares mixed as Huawei sanctions stir trade fears - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Asian markets mixed after US rally, Brexit back to haunt pound - 5/17/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Filo Mining Drills 548 Metres of 0.40% Copper and 0.78 g/t Gold at Filo del Sol - Including 9 Metres of 22.04 g/t Gold - 5/17/2019 6:00:00 PM ET
VANCOUVER, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Filo Mining Corp. (TSX-V, Nasdaq First North: FIL) ("Filo Mining", or the "Company") is pleased to announce the latest results from the 2019 drill program at its 100% owned Filo del Sol project located on the border of Region III, Chile and San Juan Province, Argentina. These two holes, drilled 1,300 metres apart, continue to demonstrate the potential to expand the Filo del Sol deposit well beyond its current size.
'Vanilla' Preakness Still Has Intrigue Without Derby Winner - 5/17/2019 5:14:00 PM ET
Hall of Fame trainers D. Wayne Lukas and Bob Baffert sit side by side in the corner of the stakes barn at Pimlico Race Course sizing up the Preakness. “A lot of speed in there,” Baffert says. Lukas responds without missing a beat, “My horse is fast.” “There's some nice...
Imperial Mining Announces First Tranche Closing of Private Placement - 5/17/2019 4:55:00 PM ET
MONTREAL, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Imperial Mining Group Ltd. ("Imperial" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE: IPG) is pleased to announce that it has closed the first tranche of 1,750,000 units (each a "Unit") and 2,711,112 common shares (each a "FT Share") issued on a "flow-though" basis in the capital of the Corporation of a non-brokered private placement (the "Offering") for gross proceeds of $384,000. This tranche is part of a total Offering of up to 15,000,000 Units at a price of $0.08 per Unit and 10,000,000 FT Share at a price of $0.09 per share. Each Unit is comprised of one (1) common share (each a "Share") and one Share purchase warrant, with each whole warrant entitling the holder to acquire one (1) Share of the Corporation at a price of $0.11 for period of 24 months.
US lifts steel and aluminium tariffs on Canada - 5/17/2019 4:40:00 PM ET
Mexico is also expected to see levies lifted, paving the way for a new North American trade agreement.
Fresh trade uncertainty rattles stocks, hits yuan - 5/17/2019 4:34:00 PM ET
A major global stocks index fell on Friday and the Chinese yuan weakened as financial markets were again jostled by uncertainty over global trade tensions.
Teamster Leaders Laud Lifting Of U.S. National Security Tariffs - 5/17/2019 4:30:00 PM ET
WASHINGTON, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Hoffa, General President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, and François Laporte, President of Teamsters Canada, made the following statements today on the lifting of the U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs:
Statement - The Aluminium Association of Canada - 5/17/2019 4:21:00 PM ET
MONTREAL, May 17, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The leaders of the aluminum associations of North America -- Heidi Brock, President & CEO, The Aluminum Association (U.S.); Fernando A. Garcia, President, IMEDAL (Mexico); Jean Simard, President & CEO, The Aluminium Association of Canada -- released a joint statement following the announced agreement to remove Section 232 tariffs on North American aluminum.
U.S. stocks drop late in session on trade uncertainty - 5/17/2019 4:09:00 PM ET
Wall Street shares extended losses in late trade on Friday after CNBC reported that the next round of U.S.-China negotiations was in flux, looking set to end a seesaw week the same way they started with selling on worries about the escalating trade war.
United Steelworkers Welcomes Tariffs Deal, Urges Strong Measures to Protect Canadian Steel - 5/17/2019 3:49:00 PM ET
TORONTO, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The United Steelworkers (USW) welcomes today's agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico to lift U.S. tariffs on aluminum and steel, but urges the Canadian government to impose critical measures needed to defend Canada's steel sector against import surges and unfair trade practices.
Canadian aluminium gets total exemption on Section 232 tariffs: A great victory for the industry, the workers and the entire country - 5/17/2019 3:29:00 PM ET
Canada is entering a new era of free and fair trade with the US and Mexico
Somaliland Celebrates Independence Despite Lack of International Recognition - 5/17/2019 3:13:00 PM ET
The breakaway state of Somaliland is preparing to celebrate 28 years since it declared independence from Somalia. No country recognizes Somaliland as a sovereign nation, but in the capital, preparations for the celebration are under way.   Inside a boardroom in the...
Statement by the Prime Minister welcoming the decision by the United States to remove tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum - 5/17/2019 2:53:00 PM ET
OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to welcome the decision by the United States to remove tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum:
USW:  Section 232 Agreement Will Advance North American Steel, Aluminum Production, Promote National Security - 5/17/2019 2:49:00 PM ET
PITTSBURGH, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers union (USW) released the following statement today after the United States, Canada and Mexico reached an agreement on lifting U.S. Section 232 sanctions on aluminum and steel imports into the United States and ending retaliatory action by Canada and Mexico.
Global shares rocky, yuan weakens as global trade talk shakes markets - 5/17/2019 2:11:00 PM ET
A major global stocks index fell modestly on Friday while the Chinese yuan weakened as persistent global trade tensions hovered over financial markets.
Hyster-Yale Materials Handling Declares Quarterly Dividend - 5/17/2019 2:10:00 PM ET
CLEVELAND, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. (NYSE: HY) today announced that the Board of Directors increased its regular cash dividend from 31.0 cents to 31.75 cents per share. The dividend is payable on both the Class A and Class B Common Stock, and will be paid June 14, 2019 to stockholders of record at the close of business on May 31, 2019. The new dividend is equal to an annual rate of $1.27 per share.
Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn - 5/17/2019 1:54:00 PM ET
Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 200 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday.
Trade tensions keep Wall St. under pressure - 5/17/2019 1:44:00 PM ET
U.S. stocks struggled for direction after three days of gains on Friday, as investors weighed mixed headlines on trade, with China's aggressive stance in its trade war with the United States remaining an overhang.
Iran’s Regional Proxies Ensure It Will Never Fight Alone - 5/17/2019 1:31:00 PM ET
In the event of war with the United States, Iran “will not be alone.” That message was delivered by the leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah militant group to a mass rally in Beirut in February marking the 40th anniversary of Iran’s Islamic Revolution. “If America launches war on...
Courts Weigh Trump's Plan to Tap Pentagon Funds for Border wall - 5/17/2019 1:30:00 PM ET
President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, but he first must get past the courts. On Friday, a federal judge in Oakland, California, will consider...
Steel Dynamics Announces Second Quarter 2019 Cash Dividend - 5/17/2019 1:30:00 PM ET
FORT WAYNE, Ind., May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ/GS: STLD) today announced that the company's board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.24 per common share. The dividend is payable to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 30, 2019, and is payable on or about July 12, 2019.
Germany Green-Lights E-Scooters on Roads, Not Pavements - 5/17/2019 12:28:00 PM ET
Germany on Friday authorized battery-powered scooters on its streets and cycle paths but banned them from pavements to protect pedestrians as the two-wheeled craze continues to spread across Europe. Following fierce debate over road safety and the impact on traffic, the...
Airstrike Kills, Injures Dozens of Civilians in Yemeni Capital - 5/17/2019 12:21:00 PM ET
U.N. agencies are expressing anger and sadness at the deaths and injuries of dozens of civilians, including children, hit by airstrikes on the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, Thursday night. This is just the latest tragedy to hit Yemen, which has been at war for more than four...
Report: Ohio State Leaders Knew About Team Doctor's Abuse - 5/17/2019 12:02:00 PM ET
An Ohio State University team doctor who died years ago sexually abused at least 177 students over a period of decades so wantonly that students described his examinations as hazing — and their coaches, trainers, other team doctors and school leaders knew about it,...
Shares wobble, yuan weakens as global trade talk rattles markets - 5/17/2019 11:37:00 AM ET
A gauge of global stocks dipped but erased steeper losses in a volatile session on Friday while the Chinese yuan weakened as global trade tensions persisted to hover over financial markets.
Luckin Coffee, a massive but unprofitable Chinese Starbucks competitor, soars 47% in its debut - 5/17/2019 11:26:00 AM ET
  • Luckin Coffee opened for trading at $25 a share on Friday after pricing its initial public offering at $17.
  • Shares trade under the ticker LK on the Nasdaq.
  • The two-year-old startup, which in April...
Luckin Coffee soars 47% in its debut - 5/17/2019 11:17:00 AM ET
  • Luckin Coffee opened for trading at $25 a share on Friday after pricing its initial public offering at $17.
  • Shares trade under the ticker LK on the Nasdaq.
  • The two-year-old startup, which in April...
Investor Group Issues Questions To The Trustees Of Texas Pacific Land Trust - 5/17/2019 10:50:00 AM ET
DALLAS, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- SoftVest, L.P., Horizon Kinetics LLC and ART-FGT Family Partners, which collectively beneficially own over 25% of the outstanding shares of Texas Pacific Land Trust (NYSE: TPL), issued today the following statement:
JPMorgan drops $500 million on healthcare payments firm InstaMed in its largest acquisition since the financial crisis - 5/17/2019 10:46:00 AM ET
  • JPMorgan on Friday agreed a deal to acquire InstaMed for $500 million.
  • The deal for the healthcare payments tech company expands JPMorgan's already vast corporate payments operation.
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JPMorgan drops $500 million on healthcare payments firm InstaMed in largest acquisition since the financial crisis - 5/17/2019 10:46:00 AM ET
  • JPMorgan on Friday agreed a deal to acquire InstaMed for $500 million. 
  • The deal for the healthcare payments tech company expands JPMorgan's already vast corporate payments operation.
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Iranian Military Official: Missiles Capable of Striking Warships in Gulf - 5/17/2019 10:32:00 AM ET
A senior member of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard Corps said Friday Iranian short-range missiles can "easily" reach warships in the Persian Gulf, according to the semi-official Fars news agency. Revolutionary Guard deputy chief Mohammad Saleh Jokar's comments came amid...
Wall St. falls after China's tough talk on trade - 5/17/2019 10:03:00 AM ET
U.S. stocks slipped on Friday, after three straight sessions of gains, as trade tensions were renewed after Chinese media took a hardline approach to the tariff dispute between the United States and China.
Stocks are dropping after China threatens to cut off trade-war talks, accusing the US of 'petty tricks' - 5/17/2019 9:47:00 AM ET
  • US, European, and Asian equities fell on Friday after the Chinese government threatened to suspend trade talks with the US.
  • Chinese state media accused the US of playing "petty tricks" and lacking a sincere desire to resolve the...
Wall Street opens lower as trade worries weigh - 5/17/2019 9:35:00 AM ET
U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday, following a three-day run of gains, as trade worries returned after Chinese media took a hard stance on the tariff dispute between the United States and China.
Canada Invests in Climate Change Adaptation for the Mining Sector - 5/17/2019 9:35:00 AM ET
OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - A changing climate is the single greatest global challenge of our time. That is why the Government of Canada is investing in climate adaptation and resilience, while supplying the minerals and metals needed for clean technologies throughout the world.
After Huawei Blow, China Says US Must Show Sincerity for Talks - 5/17/2019 9:30:00 AM ET
The United States must show sincerity if it is to hold meaningful trade talks, China said on Friday, after U.S. President Donald Trump dramatically raised the stakes with a potentially devastating blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei. China has yet to say whether or how it...
Commonwealth//McCann Recognized by General Motors as a 2018 Supplier of the Year Winner - 5/17/2019 9:00:00 AM ET
DETROIT, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Commonwealth//McCann was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 27(th) annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Wednesday, May 15 in Detroit.
American Gilsonite to Announce 1st Quarter 2019 Financial Results - 5/17/2019 9:00:00 AM ET
HOUSTON, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- American Gilsonite Company (the "Company" or "AGC"), the world's principal commercial miner and processor of uintaite, the unique mineral marketed under its trademark name "Gilsonite," today announced that it posted financial and operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 to the Company's Intralinks site on May 15, 2019.
Victory Metals Options Deep, Carlin Style Gold Target at Iron Point to Ethos Gold for $5M Earn-in With Drilling Led by Dr. Quinton Henningh - 5/17/2019 9:00:00 AM ET
VANCOUVER, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Victory Metals ("TSX-V:VMX") ("Victory" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into an option agreement (the "Agreement") with Ethos Gold ("TSX-V:ECC") ("Ethos"), whereby Ethos can spend $5M to earn an undivided 50% interest in the precious metals rights at the Iron Point Vanadium Project, Nevada (the "Property"). High priority, deep gold/silver drill targets have been proposed by Dr. Quinton Henningh, who will oversee the drilling program at Iron Point as technical advisor to Ethos.
Luckin Coffee, a massive but unprofitable Chinese Starbucks competitor, is set to begin trading in the US - 5/17/2019 8:52:00 AM ET
  • Luckin Coffee is set to begin trading Friday on the Nasdaq.
  • Shares will trade under the ticker LK. 
  • The two-year-old startup, which in April received a round of funding from BlackRock, is the latest...
Stephen Curry’s 37 lead Warriors past Blazers, to 2-0 lead - 5/17/2019 8:30:00 AM ET
These Golden State Warriors have long been able to score in fabulous, jaw-dropping flurries. Down by eight to the Portland Trail Blazers at home with ...
Cobalt 27 Completes Acquisition of Highlands Pacific - 5/17/2019 8:30:00 AM ET
To deliver immediate attributable nickel and cobalt production from the long-life, world-class Ramu Mine
Zoya Presents Style Digest 2.0 With Ace Stylist Rhea Kapoor - 5/17/2019 7:50:00 AM ET
MUMBAI, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --
Dollar rises to around ¥110 in Tokyo - 5/17/2019 6:59:00 AM ET
The dollar rebounded to around ¥110 in Tokyo trading Friday, helped by a jump in Tokyo stock prices.At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥109.72, ...
Tokyo stocks rebound on continued Wall Street rally - 5/17/2019 6:31:00 AM ET
Stocks staged a solid rally on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday in the wake of U.S. equities’ continued advance overnight.The 225-issue Nikkei average rose ...
Brazil's Vale warns another mining dam at risk of collapse - 5/17/2019 6:10:00 AM ET
A mining dam could collapse as early as next week, months after a similar disaster killed 230 people.
Labour: Brexit Talks Are Dead - 5/17/2019 6:10:00 AM ET
Britain’s tumultuous divorce from the European Union was again in disarray Friday as last-ditch cross-party talks over breaking the Brexit impasse “have gone as far as they can go,” Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn wrote to Prime Minister Theresa May, because of the...
GOLDMAN SACHS: These 16 stocks will get crushed on a sharp market pullback. Here's a dirt-cheap way to profit from their demise. - 5/17/2019 5:58:00 AM ET
  • As investor nerves fray at the edges, Goldman Sachs has seen a sudden uptick in client requests for downside protection.
  • The firm has identified 16 vulnerable stocks that have low free cash flow and whose hedges looks cheap relative to...
GOLDMAN SACHS: These 16 stocks will get crushed on a sharp market pullback. Here’s a dirt-cheap way to profit from their demise. - 5/17/2019 5:58:00 AM ET
  • As investor nerves fray at the edges, Goldman Sachs has seen a sudden uptick in client requests for downside protection.
  • The firm has identified 16 vulnerable stocks that have low free cash flow, and whose hedges looks cheap relative...
Officials: Coalition Airstrike Kills 17 Afghan Policemen in Helmand - 5/17/2019 5:41:00 AM ET
A foreign military airstrike in Afghanistan’s embattled southern Helmand province has mistakenly killed at least 17 government forces and wounded 14 others. A local security official requesting anonymity Friday confirmed to VOA the casualties, saying the deadly strike...
Palladium boom gives South African miners only temporary reprieve - 5/17/2019 5:14:00 AM ET
A surge in palladium prices has thrown struggling South African mining companies a lifeline. But it may not be enough.
Ukraine Ruling Coalition Breaks Up; Snap Elections Likely - 5/17/2019 4:42:00 AM ET
Ukraine’s ruling coalition broke up Friday after the People’s Front party quit outgoing President Petro Poroshenko’s faction, potentially paving the way for incoming President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to call a snap election.  “We declare our withdrawal from the current...
Fabled Orient Express train may return to Europe’s rails again - 5/17/2019 4:27:00 AM ET
It conjures up the atmosphere of rail travel from a bygone golden age, steaming through Europe experiencing top-notch cuisine and the company of fellow passengers ...
Mass Weddings Planned as Taiwan OKs Asia’s First Same-Sex Marriage Law - 5/17/2019 4:08:00 AM ET
Hsu Pei-chieh and her partner Yang Hsun are tired of trying to explain their relationship to everyone else. They’re going steady and share everything down to a parking pass. Hsu, 30, and Yang, 29, want to tell the outside world they’re spouses because they already call each...
Honghua Group participates in the 2019 OTC with world's first all-electric shale gas solution - 5/17/2019 3:57:00 AM ET
CHENGDU, China, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- From May 6 to 9 (US time), the world's largest and most professional oil & gas equipment technology exhibition, Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), was held in Houston, USA. At this exhibition, Honghua exhibited its all-electric shale gas solutions and automated pipe handling systems with two pipe high-speed rigs, including the world's most powerful 6000HP electric fracturing pump. The innovative technology products attracted many old and new customers including NABORS and Schlumberger to visit and discuss the long-term strategic cooperation in all aspects.
Fabled Orient Express train may return to Europe’s rails - 5/17/2019 2:43:00 AM ET
It conjures up the atmosphere of rail travel from a bygone golden age, steaming through Europe experiencing top-notch cuisine and the company of fellow passengers ...
BP faces investor push to beef up fight against climate change - 5/17/2019 2:06:00 AM ET
BP will face pressure at a meeting next week to set tougher targets to combat climate change, the latest signal from investors that they want the oil and gas industry to do more to clean up its act.
Australian Political Hero Dies, Overshadowing Saturday’s Vote - 5/17/2019 1:12:00 AM ET
Australia’s opposition leader said he wants to win elections Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning. The death of former Prime Minister Bob Hawke at his Sydney home Thursday has turned the national focus to the...
Huawei's HiSilicon says it has long been preparing for U.S. ban scenario - 5/17/2019 12:09:00 AM ET
Huawei Technologies' chip arm HiSilicon said on Friday it has long been prepared for the "extreme scenario" that it could be banned from purchasing U.S. chips and technology, and is able to ensure steady supply of most products.
118 public transportation escalators: Hitachi Elevator wins bid in phase I construction of Jinan Rail Transit's R2 line - 5/16/2019 10:38:00 PM ET
JINAN, China, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hitachi Elevator won a bid in the phase I portion of the construction of Jinan Rail Transit's R2 line on March 19. The 118 public transportation escalators will be part of Jinan's development plans for its rail transportation network.
Huawei's Hisilicon says it has long been preparing for U.S. ban scenario - 5/16/2019 10:29:00 PM ET
Huawei subsidiary Hisilicon said that it had long been anticipating the possibility that the firm could one day be unable to obtain chips and technology from the United States and had prepared to soften any impact.
Bayer bets on 'silver bullet' defense in Roundup litigation; experts see hurdles - 5/16/2019 10:12:00 PM ET
Bayer AG plans to argue that a $2 billion jury award and thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer should be tossed because a U.S. regulatory agency said the herbicide is not a public health risk.
Goh Chok Tong: Amidst US-China tensions, Asia needs to be the ‘moderate voice’ - 5/16/2019 9:48:00 PM ET
Business Briefs 17 May 2019 - 5/16/2019 9:45:00 PM ET
Chinese-American Pei, Famed Architect, Dies at 102 - 5/16/2019 7:36:00 PM ET
I.M. Pei, the versatile, globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has died at age 102.   Pei's death was confirmed Thursday by Marc Diamond, a spokesman...
Chinese American IM Pei, Famed Architect, Dies at Age 102 - 5/16/2019 7:36:00 PM ET
I.M. Pei, the versatile, globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has died at age 102.   Pei's death was confirmed Thursday by Marc Diamond, a spokesman...
Casualties reported as Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit Sanaa - 5/16/2019 7:32:00 PM ET
The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen carried out several airstrikes on the Houthi-held capital Sanaa on Thursday after the Iranian-aligned movement claimed responsibility for drone ...
Duterte’s children elected as Philippines President consolidates power in midterms - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Man fined for not reporting S$232,000 in cash when leaving Singapore - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Singapore passes ‘fake news’ law following researcher outcry - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Singapore’s diversity is its strength, President Halimah Yacob tells conference on cooperation - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Almost half of Singapore residents clear their food utensils at hawker centres: survey - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Singaporean couple allegedly robbed, injured and harassed in Bali, police investigation underway - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Singapore-Malaysia maritime boundary delimitation committee holds first meeting - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Regional bank in Japan battles ultra-low rates with wine bar, sea urchins - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Japan’s FamilyMart Seeks Split From Chinese Partner - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Japan, Russia have much to gain by settling dispute: Yomiuri Shimbun - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
HR minister defends bid to send skilled labour to Japan, says deal not done - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Japan issuing beautiful new coins to celebrate Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
China formally arrests Canadian ex-diplomat, businessperson: report - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
China’s Huawei, 70 affiliates placed on US trade blacklist - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
How to escalate a trade war, Chinese Communist Party style - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Fewer rainbows, less social media for China’s LGBT community - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Republicans: No US research visas for China military scientists - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
New home prices rise in almost all Chinese cities as lower mortgage rates, lighter restrictions spur demand - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Trump ramps up battle against Chinese telecom giant Huawei - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Chinese probe reveals secrets of Moon’s dark side - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Fever could kill a third of China’s pigs. That’s almost as many as are farmed in the US and Europe - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Tariffs force businesses to strategise to preserve profits - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Trump issues order that appears to target China’s Huawei - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
How the US-China trade war became a lesson in 5,000 years of Chinese history - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
China’s Xi warns of ‘stupid,’ ‘disastrous’ clash of civilisations - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Trump order clears way for barring Huawei from US telecommunications networks - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Alibaba founder Jack Ma says staff should have sex six times in six days - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
No civilisation is superior, says China’s Xi as US trade war heats up - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
China is under pressure to boost its economy as the trade war escalates - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
China trade war: Don’t bank on a rate cut unless things get really bad. Like bear market bad - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
China slams Donald Trump’s ‘false and fake’ assessment of its economic performance amid trade war tensions - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Trump administration hits China’s Huawei with one-two punch - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Duelling in the dark: EU candidates pitch to (some) voters - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Huawei hit by US export controls, potential import ban - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Huawei claims Trump’s executive order will leave ‘the US lagging behind in 5G’ - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Cisco earnings beat, expects minimal impact from US-China trade war - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Trump to visit S. Korea for talks on North’s nukes: White House - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
N Korea to digitise distribution of all movies, state media says - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
35 Taiwanese barred from entering Australia for ties to fraud ring - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Report: US-China trade war could turn Japan, Taiwan firms into casualties - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Taiwan’s financial sector exposure to US, China tops NT$10 trillion - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
President Tsai thanks EU for supporting Taiwan’s WHA bid - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Taiwan’s economic growth forecast at 5pct over next 5-10 years - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Taiwan electric scooter production nearly doubles in 2018 - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Beijing flexes its muscles over controversial HK extradition bill as liaison office director Zhang Xiaoming calls for rational debate on subject - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
HK extradition opponents take their case to the US Congress - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
HK civil servants set for another pay rise as committee recommends bump of between 3 and 5 per cent - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Medical blunder cost woman her spleen in operation at HK private hospital - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Asian markets sink as Trump further stokes trade war fears - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM ET
Minotaur Exploration Ltd (ASX:MEP) Activity Burgeons Around Cloncurry, Queensland - 5/16/2019 6:58:00 PM ET
Already well established as a prolific project generator of base metals prospects and discoveries around the Cloncurry region of northwest Queensland, Minotaur Exploration (ASX:MEP) has enhanced its ties there with mid-tier copper producer OZ Minerals Ltd (ASX:OZL).
Tech Startups Move Forward in Africa - 5/16/2019 6:19:00 PM ET
The Afrobytes and Viva Tech conferences in Paris this week have provided an opportunity to look at the progress that high-tech startups have made in Africa, where fundraising is booming. According to Partech Africa, a venture capital firm, 146 startups in 19 African...
US Trade Warriors Pursue Some Obscure Cases - 5/16/2019 5:43:00 PM ET
President Donald Trump's high-profile trade offensives have grabbed headlines and rattled financial markets around the world. He's battling China over the industries of the future, strong-arming Canada and Mexico into reshaping North American trade and threatening to tax...
U.S. Army LSFMA Contract Awarded to Tyonek WorldWide Services, Inc. - 5/16/2019 5:27:00 PM ET
MADISON, Ala., May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyonek WorldWide Services, Inc. (TWS), a subsidiary of Tyonek Services Group, Inc. and Tyonek Native Corporation, has been awarded a Multiple Award, Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) five-year contract with an option for additional two-year ordering periods. The company will support the Army Contracting Command-Redstone Arsenal Logistics Support Facility Management Activity (LSFMA). Contract performance will be based upon awarded task orders with a total value of up to $2.4 billion. TFab Manufacturing, LLC, a subsidiary of Tyonek Manufacturing Group, Inc, and Tyonek Native Corporation will also support the effort. The majority of the work will be performed at the team's facilities in Madison, Huntsville, and Albertville, Alabama.
Boreal Awarded Exploration Permit Extension for Gumsberg - 5/16/2019 5:00:00 PM ET
VANCOUVER, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Boreal Metals Corp. ("Boreal" or the "Company") (TSXV:BMX) is pleased to announce that the Gumsberg No. 1 Exploration Permit has been extended an additional four years to January 21, 2023. The Gumsberg No. 1 permit hosts the newly discovered "South Zone" silver-zinc-lead mineralization at Östra Silvberg where Boreal intercepted 12.60 metres of 6.73% zinc, 18.53 g/t silver and 1.99% lead in 2018 and 10.94 metres of 17.00% zinc, and 656.70 g/t silver with 8.52% lead and 0.8 g/t gold in 2017 (see Figure 1).
Global stocks gain after earnings, deal news, data; U.S. yields move up - 5/16/2019 4:21:00 PM ET
World stock markets were buoyed by deal-making news and solid earnings from Dow components Cisco and Walmart on Thursday while strong economic data pushed U.S. bond yields higher even as investors struggled to make sense of the latest developments in global trade...
Pinterest is crashing after giving light guidance in its first public quarterly report (PINS) - 5/16/2019 4:16:00 PM ET
  • Pinterest shares plunged by 19% late Thursday after the company released its first quarterly results as a public company.
  • Its full-year sales guidance and adjusted loss per share both disappointed.
  • Shares...
With inflation elusive, two Fed policymakers lay out a welcome mat - 5/16/2019 4:04:00 PM ET
Worried that current low inflation expectations will sap the U.S. central bank's ability to combat a future downturn, two Federal Reserve officials on Thursday made an unusual pitch: if inflation rises unexpectedly, the Fed should lay out the welcome mat.
Stocks resilient in face of latest U.S. trade moves seen targeting China - 5/16/2019 3:39:00 PM ET
Stocks recovered their poise Thursday after dropping over President Donald Trump’s decision to limit U.S. exports to foreign telecoms companies, an order that appeared aimed ...
Burkina Faso Seeks Broad Sahel Anti-Terror Coalition - 5/16/2019 3:29:00 PM ET
The foreign minister of Burkina Faso called Thursday on the international community to consider creating a counterterrorism coalition, like the ones for Iraq and Afghanistan, to better combat terrorism in Africa's Sahel region. The region currently has the G5 Sahel Joint...
Lear Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend - 5/16/2019 3:10:00 PM ET
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a global automotive technology leader in seating and electrical and electronic systems, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.75 per share on the Company's common stock. The dividend is payable on June 26, 2019, to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 7, 2019.
Oil prices rise more than 1% as Middle East conflict persists - 5/16/2019 3:08:00 PM ET
Oil futures were up more than 1% on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East grew, with a Saudi-led coalition launching air strikes in retaliation for recent attacks on its crude infrastructure.
Bessemer and Accel-backed freelance marketplace startup Fiverr has filed to go public - 5/16/2019 2:34:00 PM ET
  • Fiverr, an Israel startup backed by Bessemer and Accel, has filed to go public on the New York Stock Exchange.
  • Fiverr is a marketplace for freelancers to connect with employers. It makes most of its revenue on transaction and service...
Fed needs to let inflation rise above 2%, Kashkari says - 5/16/2019 2:24:00 PM ET
Low U.S. inflation expectations are sapping the Federal Reserve's ability to respond to a future downturn, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said Thursday, calling for the Fed to allow inflation to rise above 2% to bring the economy back to full strength.
WeWork's latest earnings report shows it's still using a controversial accounting method that reminds experts of tech-bubble shenanigans - 5/16/2019 2:09:00 PM ET
  • Following its initial public offering filing, WeWork released first-quarter financials that showed higher revenues and a smaller loss from a year ago.
  • The results also showed WeWork is still reporting a gauge of profits it created...
Global stocks rise after strong earnings, deal news; data lifts U.S. yields - 5/16/2019 2:02:00 PM ET
World stock markets were buoyed by deal-making news and solid earnings from Dow components Cisco and Walmart on Thursday while strong economic data pushed U.S. bond yields higher even as investors struggled to make sense of the latest developments in global trade...
EU Elections: Populists Hope to Do Well in Suburbs - 5/16/2019 1:30:00 PM ET
The winners and losers in European Parliament elections next week are likely to be determined in the suburbs of the continent's cities, which are turning into three-way electoral battlegrounds. The elections are being seen as a moment of truth for an array of anti-migrant...
Oil gains 2% as Middle East conflict intensifies - 5/16/2019 12:57:00 PM ET
Oil prices jumped 2% on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East grew, with a Saudi-led coalition launching air strikes in retaliation for recent attacks on its oil infrastructure.
Saudi Arabia Accuses Iran of Ordering Drone Attack on Oil Pipeline - 5/16/2019 12:15:00 PM ET
Saudi Arabia’s deputy defense minister on Thursday accused Iran of ordering an attack on Saudi oil pumping stations that Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi militia has claimed responsibility for. The attack “proves that these militias are merely a tool that Iran’s regime uses to...
Diamond Fields Announces Agreement to Advance Beravina Project - 5/16/2019 11:43:00 AM ET
VANCOUVER, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Diamond Fields Resources Inc. (TSX-V: DFR) ("DFR" or, including its subsidiaries, the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a cooperation agreement ("the Agreement") with TMH Acquisition Co ("TMH"), a special purpose vehicle established by Denham Mining Fund LP, to advance the Company's Beravina Project in Madagascar ("Beravina" or "the Project").
Jeff Koons' Rabbit sculpture breaks record for living artist - 5/16/2019 11:41:00 AM ET
The stainless-steel casting of an inflatable rabbit sells for $91.1m, overtaking a Hockney painting.
Nord Stream 2: Climate activists get into gas pipeline in Germany - 5/16/2019 11:37:00 AM ET
The climate activists say using the Nord Stream 2 as a halfpipe is "more fun than fossil fuel".
Stocks, U.S. yields rise after strong economic data - 5/16/2019 11:30:00 AM ET
World stock markets and U.S. benchmark bond yields gained on Thursday following strong economic data as investors assessed the latest developments in global trade relations.
Uber wanted to IPO with a $120 billion valuation but ran into trouble when some of its biggest shareholders held out for a lower price (UBER) - 5/16/2019 11:08:00 AM ET
  • Uber wanted to go public with the $120 billion valuation pitched by bankers at Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs ahead of its IPO, but the company ultimately listed with a $75.5 billion market cap.
  • One reason is that institutional...
Apex Tool Group Bolsters Support for Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports as Official Tool Partner - 5/16/2019 11:00:00 AM ET
SPARKS, Md., May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- If 2018 was a toe in the water for the relationship between Apex Tool Group and Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (Arrow SPM), 2019 is officially a cannonball. Apex Tool Group (ATG), one of the world's largest manufacturers of professional hand and power tools, is making a splash as Arrow SPM's official tool partner.
Trump's Immigration Plan Moves Away from Family-Based System - 5/16/2019 10:53:00 AM ET
U.S. President Donald Trump is scheduled to announce his long-awaited proposal on immigration on Thursday, a plan that aims to shift the immigration approval process away from one that prioritizes family ties and humanitarian needs. In a briefing to reporters ahead of...
Signature Systems Group Welcomes Larry Sterritt as Vice President of Sales and Marketing - 5/16/2019 10:33:00 AM ET
DALLAS, May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Signature Systems Group, a Texas-based global engineering and manufacturing company that produces and distributes premium composite mat solutions across multiple industries and event venues, welcomes Larry Sterritt as its Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
Wall St. gains on upbeat earnings, strong economic data - 5/16/2019 10:23:00 AM ET
U.S. stocks rose on Thursday as upbeat earnings from Walmart and Cisco, and robust domestic economic data helped investors overlook worries about the ongoing trade war between the United States and China.
thyssenkrupp Elevator Canada celebrates two-year anniversary of state-of-the-art Engineering Centre - 5/16/2019 10:22:00 AM ET
- thyssenkrupp Elevator Canada opened its $3 million Engineering Centre in Scarborough in May 2017 as Ontario's new engineering hub is helping address urban mobility challenges in Toronto and throughout Canada
Stocks are rallying as markets prove resilient to Trump's 'meddling' - 5/16/2019 10:17:00 AM ET
  • US, European, and Asian stocks rallied on Thursday as traders overcame concerns about the US-China trade war and disappointing economic data.
  • "Trump's meddling is almost single-handedly driving the markets right now," says Jasper...
Germany's Merkel Squelches Speculation about Future EU Job - 5/16/2019 10:02:00 AM ET
Chancellor Angela Merkel has squelched a new bout of speculation that she might seek a top European job after standing down as Germany's leader, insisting Thursday that she won't take another political post - “no matter where it is.” Merkel last year gave up the leadership...
G2 Capital Advisors Announces Multiple Promotions And New Hires - 5/16/2019 10:00:00 AM ET
BOSTON, May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- G2 Capital Advisors, LLC ("G2") continues to advance with the promotion of three instrumental leaders, and the hiring of five key additions to the firm's team. These developments underscore the breadth of our firm's capabilities and rapid growth trajectory.
Grainger To Present At Upcoming Investor Conference - 5/16/2019 10:00:00 AM ET
CHICAGO, May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today announced plans to participate in the following investor conference for 2019.
Schaeffler Executive to Keynote; Discuss Trends and Industry Changes at Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting & Exhibition - 5/16/2019 10:00:00 AM ET
TROY, Mich., May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Addressing key trends, changes and challenges facing today's lubrication industry, Schaeffler with share insight into its technical efforts and expertise at The Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) Annual Meeting & Exhibition. During the event held in Nashville, Tenn. from May 19 to 23, Schaeffler Americas CTO, Jeff Hemphill, will give the keynote address, while several other company experts will present on technical topics and host an onsite training session.
Manufacturing Bill Supporting Metal Manufacturers Signed into Law - 5/16/2019 10:00:00 AM ET
CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz and Assemblyman Anthony Bucco have sponsored Senate Bill 515 / Assembly Bill 4060, which reduces taxes on metal manufacturers, eliminating the tax on sand, binders, washes and other material used in the manufacturing process. Governor Phil Murphy signed the bill into Law on May 10, 2019.
Wall St. opens higher after upbeat Cisco, Walmart earnings - 5/16/2019 9:37:00 AM ET
U.S. stocks opened higher on Thursday, helped by upbeat earnings from Cisco and Walmart, although the Trump administration's move to blacklist Chinese telecom company Huawei kept chip stocks under pressure.
New Service Announcement: Improve Service Life of Your Dies up to 300% - 5/16/2019 9:35:00 AM ET
GRAND LEDGE, Mich., May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Roberts Sinto Corporation, a Sinto America group company, is now offering a die life enhancement service, for the die casting industry, out of their plant located in Grand Ledge, Michigan.
Growth in Manufacturing: Precision Component Manufacturer, Lampin Co., Expands Workflow Capacity - 5/16/2019 9:34:00 AM ET
UXBRIDGE, Mass., May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lampin Co., an employee-owned precision component manufacturer in Uxbridge, MA, continues to grow with the addition of a second Tsugami B0326 turning and milling machine. The new machine will enable them to further expand their overall workflow capacity, allowing them to take on more business while also decreasing lead times for their customers.
Blue Sky Uranium Expands Exploration Program at the Amarillo Grande Uranium-Vanadium Project - 5/16/2019 9:30:00 AM ET

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Thai Election Body Advises Disqualifying Major Party Leader - 5/16/2019 9:22:00 AM ET
Thailand's Election Commission recommended Thursday that the leader of major political party opposed to military rule be barred from taking his seat in the soon-to-be-convened parliament because he is accused of violating electoral rules. The commission announced that...
Japanese bank MUFG rethinks policy on coal-fired power projects - 5/16/2019 8:07:00 AM ET
Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group will no longer provide financing for new coal-fired power generation projects after July 1, it said on Wednesday in a revised environmental and social policy framework.
Saudi-Led Airstrikes Hit Yemen's Capital - 5/16/2019 8:04:00 AM ET
The Saudi-led coalition backing Yemen's government carried out a series of airstrikes Thursday in Sanaa that killed at least six people. The airstrikes hit multiple targets in the city and damaged several houses. Sanaa has been under the control of Iran-backed Houthi rebels...
Goldplay Announces its 2019 Drilling Program at its San Marcial Project in Sinaloa, Mexico - 5/16/2019 8:00:00 AM ET
VANCOUVER, May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Goldplay Exploration Ltd. (TSXV: GPLY, FRANKFURT: GPE, OTCQB: GLYXF) ("Goldplay" or the "Company") is pleased to announce details of its 5,000 metre diamond core drilling program at the San Marcial Project (the "Project") in the Rosario Mining District, Sinaloa, Mexico. The objective of the 2019 program will be three-fold: to expand the current NI 43-101 silver ("Ag") resource by drilling the Faisanes target; to define a new gold ("Au") resource at the Nava target; and to investigate newly discovered zones along the Faisanes-Nava Corridor (Figure 1).
European shares recover, but trade worries mount - 5/16/2019 7:57:00 AM ET
European stocks rose half a percent to the day's highs on Thursday, erasing earlier losses, while the euro gained in volatile trade as the threat of auto tariffs were pushed back.
US$51+ million of equipment sold in Ritchie Bros.' latest Fort Worth, TX auction - 5/16/2019 7:00:00 AM ET
Two-day auction attracts 5,900+ bidders from 56 countries; approx. 64% of equipment sold online
KPS Capital Partners To Acquire Howden From Colfax Corporation - 5/16/2019 6:51:00 AM ET
Global Leader in Mission Critical Air and Gas Handling Equipment to Become Independent Company
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