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WTI, Brent crude oil futures settle lower

Global benchmark Brent crude for July was down 50 cents at $51.55 a barrel, in a public holiday-dominated session for Asia: Australia and Japan were the only major markets open, while USA crude for Ju...

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Duterte may not accept Trump invitation

For one, it's not clear why the Philippines is so central to Trump's North Korea strategy that it necessitates inviting a mass murderer to the White House. "I can not make any definite promise", Duter...

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Emmanuel Macron pledges to reform the EU

Emmanuel Macron pledges to reform the EU

Thomas says that while Macron, a pro-EU, pro-integration candidate, is likely to win the election, he will not be riding a wave of universal popularity. Le Pen called Macron the candidate of "the cavi...

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Oil rebounds on US stocks drawdown, declining OPEC compliance weighs

West Texas Intermediate crude oil is under pressure, down 1.9%, or $0.91, at $47.83 per barrel after failing to hold its 200-day moving avearage. Oil stocks have steadily built for almost three year...

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Senate Republicans frustrated with Trump tweets

To secure the confirmation of Neil M. Gorsuch, Republican leaders changed the rules on Supreme Court nominees to require only 51 votes - a simple majority. Senate Minority Leader "Chuck Schumer has tu...

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Apple, tech lift Wall Street as Nasdaq sets record

Apple, tech lift Wall Street as Nasdaq sets record

Earnings are a focus this morning, with Dow components Merck (+0.3%) and Pfizer (-1.6%) both beating earnings estimates; investors will be watching Apple, which is set to deliver its quarterly results...

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The Eagles sue Hotel in Mexico

The Eagles sue Hotel in Mexico

The band is suing the establishment for trademark infringement, claiming it's trying to capitalize on the name of the famous song . 'Defendants lead U.S. Hotel California Baja LLC filed U.S. Patent...

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Joshua king of heavyweights after defeating Klitschko

The bout drew a record post-war British boxing crowd of 90,000 at Wembley. As expected, Klitschko was using his boxing skills to keep the normally aggressive Joshua at bay. Joshua has fought 19 time...

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US FCC chairman to propose reversing 'net neutrality' rules

Under Pai, the process of rolling back the rules could start early as today, say reports . Fortunately, in 2015 the Federal Communications Commission put in place light touch net neutrality rules...

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Melania Trump favourites tweet suggesting she hates Donald Trump

Melania Trump favourites tweet suggesting she hates Donald Trump

The first lady hasn't tweeted from it since posting an image of a vote button on November 8, the day of the presidential election. But the Twittersphere lit up this evening with screenshots of a t...

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Apple Watch, AirPods, Beats Sales Hit Fortune 500 Level

Apple Watch, AirPods, Beats Sales Hit Fortune 500 Level

Cook also said that revenue from sales of Apple Watch along with AirPods and Beats products is now the size of a Fortune 500 company, hinting that those products have driven growth of its "Other Produ...

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Greece says new bailout terms agreed with lenders

Greece says new bailout terms agreed with lenders

The government coalition has a small but firm majority. "The agreement reached overnight in Athens on the Greek Stability Support Programme is a very positive development following months of complex...

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Automakers are getting slammed after reporting weak sales

Automakers are getting slammed after reporting weak sales

In April, sales fell for six out of the eight top-selling automakers in the U.S. Sales fell 7.1% for Ford , 6.8% for Fiat Chrysler and 5.9% for General Motors. While looking at the Stock's Performanc...

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Trump to Make Big Tax Reform Announcement Next Week

Trump said that he wanted to "get it done", the source said , and was not overly concerned if his plan sent the deficit skyrocketing. Instead, they say, the president is attempting to pick off parts...

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Turkey manufacturing activity sustains upturn in April: Index

Turkey manufacturing activity sustains upturn in April: Index

The rate of growth eased since March but was the second-fastest in over three years. The euro was little changed against the US dollar immediately following the release , changing hands at 1.0908 b...

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N. Korea warns of nuclear test 'at any time'

The spokesperson went on to say that South Korea would "accelerate measures to improve deterrence with the combined South Korea-US defensive posture" in order to protect its citizens. "I don't know", ...

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Pakistan welcomes Erdogan's offer to help resolve Kashmir issue

Pakistan welcomes Erdogan's offer to help resolve Kashmir issue

Condemning the Naxal attack on CRPF personnel on April 24 in Sukma, in which 25 of them were killed, Erdogan said, "Turkey will always be by the side of India in full solidarity while battling terror...

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Dallas mayor: Body of suspected shooter found in home

Rawlings said the paramedic was out of surgery and in intensive care at a local hospital, but will "have to undergo expensive medical treatment". Shortly after, WFAA covered Dallas Fire-Rescue c...

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Shopify Inc Ups Outlook As Q1 Earnings Beat Expectations

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Communisis plc (CMS) to Issue Dividend of GBX 1.61 on May 26th

The Company's standalone intelligent systems include smart, connected computing devices, such as smart phones, set-top boxes, point-of-sale terminals, kiosks, tablets and handheld data collection devi...

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