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Exclusive: 'If there's a shutdown, there's a shutdown,' Trump says - StreetInsider.com

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 21:37

StreetInsider.com

Exclusive: 'If there's a shutdown, there's a shutdown,' Trump says
StreetInsider.com
U.S. President Donald Trump (L) stands in the Oval Office with Chief of Staff Reince Priebus following an interview with Reuters at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria ...

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Cuomo marks opening of new span at Kosciuszko Bridge - New York Daily News

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 20:48

New York Daily News

Cuomo marks opening of new span at Kosciuszko Bridge
New York Daily News
A photographer pauses to take pictures during the grand opening of the new Kosciuszko Bridge span connecting Brooklyn and Queens after a performance of the "New York Harbor of Lights" at the bridge's grand opening ceremony on a foggy and misty night, ...
New span at Kosciuszko Bridge opens with light showWABC-TV

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Cuomo marks opening of new span at Kosciuszko Bridge - New York Daily News

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 20:48

New York Daily News

Cuomo marks opening of new span at Kosciuszko Bridge
New York Daily News
A photographer pauses to take pictures during the grand opening of the new Kosciuszko Bridge span connecting Brooklyn and Queens after a performance of the "New York Harbor of Lights" at the bridge's grand opening ceremony on a foggy and misty night, ...

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In nod to oil industry, Trump to order review of offshore drilling bans - Reuters

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 20:12

Reuters

In nod to oil industry, Trump to order review of offshore drilling bans
Reuters
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with Reuters in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., April 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria. By Valerie Volcovici | WASHINGTON. WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on ...

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Trump Is Expected to Sign Order Relaxing Limits on Offshore Drilling - New York Times

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 20:01

THE BUSINESS TIMES

Trump Is Expected to Sign Order Relaxing Limits on Offshore Drilling
New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Trump is scheduled on Friday to sign an executive order aimed at rolling back the Obama administration's attempts to ban oil drilling off the southeastern Atlantic and Alaskan coasts, according to the interior secretary. It ...
Trump order could open California coast, Arctic to new oil and gas drillingLos Angeles Times
Trump To Sign Executive Order On Offshore Drilling And Marine SanctuariesNPR
President Trump's executive order could lead to more offshore drillingUSA TODAY
Politico -Huffington Post -Washington Post -CNBC
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Trump to order review of offshore drilling - The Hill

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 20:00

The Hill

Trump to order review of offshore drilling
The Hill
President Trump will sign an executive order on Friday to reconsider several major Obama-era actions cracking down on offshore drilling. The aim of the order, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told reporters Thursday, is to consider how to best expand ...
Trump Is Expected to Sign Order Relaxing Limits on Offshore DrillingNew York Times
Trump to press for Arctic offshore oil openingPolitico
Trump to sign executive order that could expand offshore energy developmentCNBC
The Daily Caller
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Thomas Forkner, Who Co-Founded Waffle House Diners, Dies at 98 - Bloomberg

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 17:23

Bloomberg

Thomas Forkner, Who Co-Founded Waffle House Diners, Dies at 98
Bloomberg
Thomas Forkner, who co-founded Waffle House, the chain of roadside diners spread across half the U.S. serving Southern-style breakfasts around the clock, has died. He was 98. Tom Forkner. Photographer: Ric Feld/AP Photo. He died April 26 at a ...
2nd Waffle House co-founder dies weeks after partner's deathABC News

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Exclusive: Federal probe of Fox News expands - CNNMoney

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 17:16

CNNMoney

Exclusive: Federal probe of Fox News expands
CNNMoney
The U.S. Justice Department's investigation of Fox News has widened to include a second law enforcement agency. Financial crimes experts from the United States Postal Inspection Service are now involved, according to four sources connected to the ...

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Pros and cons: Offshore drilling in the Atlantic - Asbury Park Press

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 16:41

Asbury Park Press

Pros and cons: Offshore drilling in the Atlantic
Asbury Park Press
President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order Friday that will open up the Atlantic and Arctic oceans for offshore oil and gas drilling. The controversial move, coming on Day 99 of Trump's term, is intended to reverse a pair of Obama ...

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U.S. Stocks Little Changed as Nasdaq Leads With Earnings Beats - Bloomberg

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 15:38

Bloomberg

U.S. Stocks Little Changed as Nasdaq Leads With Earnings Beats
Bloomberg
U.S. stocks were little changed as investors weighed a slew of earnings reports and awaited more, from companies including Amazon.com Inc. and Google parent Alphabet Inc. The S&P 500 added less than 0.1 percent to 2,389 at 9:35 a.m. in New York.

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Will Amazon's Prime Video spending binge pay off? - CNET

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 15:28

ZDNet

Will Amazon's Prime Video spending binge pay off?
CNET
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, pictured at an Oscar party earlier this year, has turned his company a major player in streaming TV. Mike Coppola/VF17, Getty Images. Amazon is shelling out $50 million to stream National Football League games, and that's just ...
Amazon blows past earnings expectationsTechCrunch
Amazon surges on big earnings and sales beatCNBC
Amazon crushed its earningsBusiness Insider
Yahoo Finance -MarketWatch (blog) -U.S. News & World Report -VentureBeat
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Southwest Airlines to stop overbooking flights - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 14:11

Los Angeles Times

Southwest Airlines to stop overbooking flights
Los Angeles Times
Southwest Airlines plans to stop overbooking flights — an industry practice implicated in an ugly incident on a United Airlines flight that has damaged United's reputation with the flying public. Last year, Southwest bumped 15,000 passengers off ...

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Trump's tax plan may reignite one of the most popular trades of the bull market - CNBC

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 13:45

CNBC

Trump's tax plan may reignite one of the most popular trades of the bull market
CNBC
President Donald Trump's tax proposal is still expected to lower the tax rate on returning overseas profits to 10 percent from 35 percent, despite no mention Wednesday. Wall Street analysts expect repatriation to increase share buybacks. The ...
Wall Street to Trump: Read our lips. Just fix taxesCNNMoney
Nasdaq trades at record as broader market bounces around on earnings delugeMarketWatch
Here's What Wall Street Is Saying About Trump's Tax PlanBloomberg
Zacks.com -Times of India -Market Realist
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Draghi's Caution Might Hand Microphone to Louder ECB Voices - Bloomberg

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 13:33

Bloomberg

Draghi's Caution Might Hand Microphone to Louder ECB Voices
Bloomberg
Mario Draghi made the smallest of concessions to the members of his Governing Council itching to talk about an exit from extraordinary stimulus. The European Central Bank president's acknowledgment that the risks to the euro area's recovery, while ...
Equity markets dip on US tax plan; euro weakens on DraghiReuters
Europe's Central Bank Sounds a More Upbeat ToneNew York Times
European Markets Snap Winning Streak After ECB Holds FirmNasdaq
CNBC -MarketWatch
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Net neutrality next, biggest target for new FCC chairman - Greensboro News & Record

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 13:07

Greensboro News & Record

Net neutrality next, biggest target for new FCC chairman
Greensboro News & Record
FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2015, file photo, Federal Communication Commission Commissioner Ajit Pai speaks during an open hearing and vote on "Net Neutrality" in Washington. Tech companies are readying for a showdown with a Republican-controlled ...
Democrats must have a better response on net neutrality than simply 'No'The Hill (blog)
The Tech Community Voices Its Support for Net NeutralityEntrepreneur

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Cuomo takes FDR's car to Kosciuszko Bridge opening ceremony - New York Daily News

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 12:56

New York Daily News

Cuomo takes FDR's car to Kosciuszko Bridge opening ceremony
New York Daily News
Gov. Cuomo invoked the spirit of Franklin Delano Roosevelt — and brought along the former president's car — to ceremoniously open the new Kosciuszko Bridge Thursday. Cuomo arrived at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the bridge driving Roosevelt's 1932 ...

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Larry Page highlights new businesses, says he's having a 'good time,' in Alphabet shareholder letter - CNBC

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 11:53

CNBC

Larry Page highlights new businesses, says he's having a 'good time,' in Alphabet shareholder letter
CNBC
Google may be Larry Page's best-known project, but it's Alphabet's "other bets" that took the spotlight in his 2016 shareholder letter. "The new structure has helped entrepreneurs build and run companies with the autonomy and speed they need," he wrote.
Tech earnings extravaganza: Amazon, Microsoft, Alphabet and Expedia set to report todayGeekWire

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Ford Sharpening Sales Pitch as Driverless Car Wager Underwhelms - Bloomberg

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:18

Bloomberg

Ford Sharpening Sales Pitch as Driverless Car Wager Underwhelms
Bloomberg
Ford Motor Co. has work to do convincing investors that its bet on self-driving cars and robo-taxis will pay off for shareholders now enduring a profit drop to go along with a stock-price slump. First-quarter adjusted earnings fell by 42 percent ...

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Apple is in talks to launch its own Venmo - Recode

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 09:17

Recode

Apple is in talks to launch its own Venmo
Recode
Apple's on-again, off-again flirtation with building its own money-transfer service appears to be back on. The company has recently held discussions with payments industry partners about introducing its own Venmo competitor, according to multiple ...
Apple in talks to launch money-transfer service: RecodeBusiness Insider

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Penn Station work will disrupt train service for months. Here are details. - NJ.com

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 09:06

NJ.com

Penn Station work will disrupt train service for months. Here are details.
NJ.com
Amtrak officials on Thursday announced a "series of major track and switch renewal projects" which they say will make Penn Station "more efficient, safe and better able to serve its passengers." The program will cost tens of million of dollars, said ...
Amtrak plans major repairs at NYC's Penn StationUSA TODAY
Amtrak Plans to Close Several Penn Station Tracks for Major RepairsNew York Times

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