Wall Street stocks snap seven-week losing streak

Wall Street stocks snap seven-week losing streak

US stocks snapped a seven-week losing streak on Friday, as investors bet that softening economic data would be enough to slow the Federal Reserve’s tightening of monetary policy. The blue-chip US equities index, the S&P 500, finished the week 6.6 per cent higher, its best showing since November 2020, ending the longest run of weekly … Read more

Deliberations underway in trial linked to Trump-Russia probe

Deliberations underway in trial linked to Trump-Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) – A lawyer for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign hid his partisan interests from the FBI as he pushed “pure opposition research” related to Donald Trump and Russia in the weeks before the election, a prosecutor asserted Friday during closing arguments of the attorney’s trial. But Michael Sussmann’s legal team denied prosecutors’ claims … Read more

Oil Prices Are Set To Surge Even Higher This Summer

Oil Prices Are Set To Surge Even Higher This Summer

The combination of limited new supply options, increasing risks to traditional supply, and growing demand around the world, is set to send oil prices even higher this summer. Oilprice Alert: This month’s Intelligent Investor column, now available for Global Energy Alert members, highlights two oil and gas pipeline stocks that could provide strong income for … Read more

Why the Once-Hawkish Heritage Foundation Opposed Aid to Ukraine

Why the Once-Hawkish Heritage Foundation Opposed Aid to Ukraine

WASHINGTON – Hours before the House voted this month to approve $ 40 billion in military and humanitarian aid for Ukraine, lobbyists affiliated with the Heritage Foundation, the prominent Conservative think tank, were privately pressing Republicans to oppose the measure. In a move that seized the attention of conservatives across Washington, Jessica Anderson, the executive … Read more

Hailey Bieber shares touching tribute to her grandmother Carol Baldwin after she passed away at 92

Hailey Bieber shares touching tribute to her grandmother Carol Baldwin after she passed away at 92

Hailey Bieber shared a touching tribute to her grandmother Carol Baldwin after she passed away at 92 on Thursday. The 25-year-old model posted a lovely black and white image of Carol in her youth, in which she was seen turning her head and gazing to the side. ‘Yesterday at 5:52 pm my beautiful Grandma Carol … Read more

Stock Market Extends Rally As Key Inflation Rate Lower Than Expected; Tesla, Boeing, Apple Lead Indexes

Stock Market Extends Rally As Key Inflation Rate Lower Than Expected;  Tesla, Boeing, Apple Lead Indexes

The stock market closed sharply higher Friday, extending the rally to a third day, to start the three-day weekend on encouraging inflation data. Tesla (TSLA), Apple (AAPL) and Boeing (BA) were among the blue chip winners. X The S&P gained 2.5%. The Nasdaq composite jumped 3.3% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 1.8% higher. … Read more

Ukraine fears repeat of Mariupol horrors elsewhere in Donbas

Ukraine fears repeat of Mariupol horrors elsewhere in Donbas

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) – Moscow-backed separatists pounded eastern Ukraine’s industrial Donbas region Friday, claiming the capture of a railway hub as concerns grew that besieged cities in the region would undergo the same horrors experienced by the people of Mariupol in the weeks leading up to the port’s capture. Ukrainian officials renewed their appeals for … Read more