Ms Yellen was speaking at what may be her last Jackson Hole gathering as Fed chair, depending on deliberations in the White House in coming months. Silver rose 0.9 percent to $17.07 an ounce, while platinum was down 0.6 percent at $972.99 an ounce. The euro hit a high of Dollars 1.1940, its strongest level since January 2015.
This latest missile launch comes as the United States and South Korean armies are conducting annual joint military drills known as "Ulchi Freedom Guardian" in South Korea, which began on Monday. Neither Japan nor South Korea confirmed the U.S. military's description of the weapons fired by North Korea as "ballistic missiles". A Pyongyang "peace" committee specializing in propaganda stated Wednesday the annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills are a "provocative war exercise" targeting North ...
Smith spotted a tractor-trailer up to its windshield in the still-rising murky brown waters with the driver still stuck inside. As police worked to find a clear location to get their boat in the water, one of the sheriff officials informed Smith that a truck driver died in nearly the same location in similar flooding past year.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said on Thursday that it wouldn't oppose the effort. No value for the deal with CBS was provided. "CBS will continue to provide Network Ten with access to the very best in U.S. PPB Advisory and KordaMentha on Monday said the acquisition was an important milestone in securing a strong and stable future for the company and its stakeholders.
CHANDIGARH , Punjab-Sursa cult leader, Gurmeet Ram Rahim will be sentenced tomorrow at 2.30pm (IST) and the state government has extended the mobile internet ban as it further expects violent disturbances by cult followers. Before that, the Police used tear gas and water cannons to try and disperse mobs of Ram Rahim supporters, but was easily outnumbered near the Court house.
Taylor always does this thing where she's like "Everyone calls me insane, but I'm just being ME" and then she's like "What if we do a video where I fingerpaint my enemies' social security numbers in blood in my mansion bathroom?" and everyone's like "What enemies?" and she's like "The ENEMIES" and everyone's like "Good point".
Carnival said the next scheduled voyages for Carnival Freedom and Carnival Valor will be shortened with itineraries to be determined. Carnival Breeze departed Cozumel Saturday afternoon after an extra night in port and will make a brief stop in New Orleans Monday to replenish supplies.
Earlier this week, Royal Dutch Shell said it had evacuated around 160 workers after it stopped pumping oil and gas from its Perdido spar and Enchilada and Salsa platforms. It is now taking aim between Houston and Corpus Christi on the coast of Texas. US gasoline prices have risen nearly 10 percent since Wednesday to a high of $1.74 a gallon, their loftiest since April as refiners shut down in preparation for the storm.
However, a check of flights from the Houston , San Antonio and Austin areas to LAX indicated 11 departures and 10 arrivals were canceled. "We are continuing to monitor the situation and will re-book customers on alternative services as options become available", an Air New Zealand spokeswoman said.
Uber's quest for a new chief executive to succeed Travis Kalanick has taken another twist after one of America's most senior corporate figures ruled himself out. Kalanick was embroiled in scandals involving the mishandling of an Indian woman's medical records and a verbal altercation with an Uber driver. While Whitman has previously said in the media she has no interest in the job and plans to stay at HPE, sources say she is very much still in the running.
Before running Donald Trump's presidential campaign a year ago, Manafort worked for a pro-Russian Ukrainian political party led by Viktor Yanukyovch, who was eventually driven out by a popular revolt. Mercury Public Affairs and SGR LLC were reportedly contacted for information and records regarding work they did with Michael Flynn , former White House national security adviser, and Paul Manafort, former chairman of the Trump campaign, The Washington Post reported Friday.
The firm earned "Sell" rating on Thursday, December 1 by UBS. The stock has "Buy" rating by Loop Capital Markets on Friday, May 26. CLSA upgraded the shares of JPM in report on Tuesday, August 25 to "Outperform" rating. Tokio Marine Asset Management Company has 11,590 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Qvt Fincl L P, a New York-based fund reported 789,576 shares. Its down 3.41% from 1.64 million shares previously.
But his latest social media posts about Harvey have left us shaking our heads. Harvey is the most powerful hurricane to hit the U.S.in a decade, and the first Category 4 storm to make landfill in Texas since 1961. By dawn, almost 300,000 consumers were without power in the coastal region, and almost half a metre of rain had fallen in some places. Federal disaster declarations cover six coastal Texas counties: Nueces, Bee, Goliad, San Patricio and Refugio.
Yellen said the Fed is prepared to adjust the regulations as needed to help financial institutions. By broadly defending the sweeping financial rules put in place in the past decade, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen distanced herself at the weekend from the anti-regulatory rhetoric of the man who will decide whether to replace her: President Donald Trump .
Macquarie Research maintained the shares of HTG in report on Wednesday, July 5 with "Underperform" rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 15 by Numis Securities. The rating was maintained by BNP Paribas on Tuesday, May 17 with "Neutral". The rating was downgraded by Sterne Agee CRT to "Neutral" on Tuesday, May 31.
Overall, the Fed chair said, "any adjustment to the regulatory framework should be modest and preserve the increase in resilience" in a financial system she said is now better able to weather future shocks. A further relaxation of rules that apply to medium-sized and smaller banks could also be part of limited reforms. In Friday's remarks, Ms. Yellen didn't discuss the outlook for economic conditions or monetary policy.
The Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, was closed to vessel traffic, a spokeswoman for the city's Port Authority said. US West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures were at $48.36 a barrel, down five cents. BSEE tabulates the data by polling 30 Gulf operators. Three refineries in Corpus Christi and one farther inland at Three Rivers were shutting down ahead of the storm.
Four rifles, including an AK-47, pistols and petrol bombs were among the weapons seized from the supporters of the sect whose chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was convicted on Friday in a 2002 rape case that sparked violence and arson, mainly in Panchkula and Sirsa, the police said.
CENTRAL BANKERS: Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi are among the central bankers due to speak at the symposium in Jackson Hole , Wyoming, this week. and Europe. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the US debt ceiling, a hurdle to be crossed before any tax reform can take place, will be raised in September and that after talks with congressional leaders from both parties everyone is "on the same page".
Yellen's comments at the Jackson Hole economic symposium didn't move markets too dramatically. Mr Trump, who has given little indication to date on whether he intends to re-appoint Ms Yellen, has previously said he wants to deregulate the finance sector and has expressed a desire to "do a big number" on Dodd-Frank.