Tag archive for ‘U.S.’
By Loknath Das On Saturday, November 18th, 2017

Buyers circle suddenly attractive U.S. media companies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – All of a sudden, it seems, everybody wants to own a U.S. media company. In the last few weeks, several of the world’s biggest telecommunications and media companies have started circling More...

By Loknath Das On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Why tech companies are spending so much to lobby the U.S. government on tax reform

For the likes of Apple, Microsoft and Google, their approach to Washington, D.C., is straightforward: They’re willing to spend money to make money — at a lower tax rate. The industry’s record lobbying spending in More...

By admin On Sunday, July 9th, 2017

Soft UK Production and Strong U.S. Jobs Data Weigh on Sterling

Sterling is trading under pressure in the wake of UK production data that disappointed and stronger than expected U.S. payroll data that beat expectations.  There were positive revisions to the jobs data, which More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, June 16th, 2017

Temperature of U.S. Economy Running Cooler Than Forecast

While President Donald Trump is looking for some “very good numbers” on U.S. growth shortly, the economic data of late have fallen short of economists’ forecasts. The Bloomberg U.S. Economic More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

Gold hits one-week low as stocks, dollar gain after upbeat U.S. data

Gold fell on Friday to hit its lowest in a week, with stock markets climbing and the dollar firming after upbeat U.S. private sector job figures appeared to boost the prospects for an interest rate hike this month. Investors More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, April 14th, 2017

Right time to use huge bomb in Afghanistan – U.S. general

The top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan said on Friday the decision to deploy one of the largest conventional bombs ever unleashed in combat was a purely tactical decision made as part of the campaign against More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, April 13th, 2017

How foreign born consumers impact the U.S. economy

In this ongoing in-depth investigation, NRN looks at how the current political environment could affect immigration and what it means for restaurant operators. Foreigners play a sizable role in the U.S. economy, More...

By subhadip On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Oil down 3 percent on concerns over rising Iraqi exports, U.S. output

Oil prices tumbled by 3 percent on Monday on concern that record Iraqi crude exports and rising U.S. output would undermine OPEC’s efforts to curb global oversupply. U.S. crude futures CLc1 were trading at More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Some Big U.S. Cities See Apartment Rents Fall for First Time in Years

Apartment rents declined in some of the country’s priciest cities during the third quarter, a dramatic reversal that could signal the end of a six-year boom for the U.S. rental market. Rents in San Francisco More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Think U.S. Home Prices Are Rising Too Fast? It’s Much Worse in China

Anyone who has tossed a hat into the U.S. home-buying fray lately has most likely been forced to deal with a stark reality: There are simply too few homes on the market. It’s one of the prime reasons that closing More...