Day: January 22, 2018

Tess Torelli January 22, 2018

It remains to be seen how Donald Trump’s presidency may affect the American people, institutions or the U.S. influence in the world. Its impact on social media, however, is beyond dispute. Trump has touted his “very powerful” Twitter handle not only for its reach to tens of millions of followers, but as a way to […]

Tess Torelli January 22, 2018

Abercrombie & Fitch shares jumped Monday after the retailer raised its fourth-quarter guidance. The retailer said it expects same-store sales to be up in the high-single digits, compared with the previous outlook of low-single-digit gains. Net sales for the quarter is now expected to increase in the low-teens, compared with the previous guidance of an […]

Tess Torelli January 22, 2018

Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images A worker assembles railroad crossing signals at the Siemens Rail Automation manufacturing facility in Louisville, Kentucky. More than half of workers expected to be affected by technological disruption are female, according to a study by the World Economic Forum. According to research released Monday, 57 percent of the […]

Tess Torelli January 22, 2018

Senators were optimistic they had the votes to end the government shutdown Monday after leaving meetings more confident about a compromise deal to allow Congress to pass a short-term funding bill. The chamber advanced a stopgap bill on Monday afternoon to keep the government open through Feb. 8 by a comfortable 81-18 margin. Final passage […]

Tess Torelli January 22, 2018

Trump has faced relatively few roadblocks on the path to getting his judicial nominees confirmed. Not only does his party hold a majority in the Senate, but Senate Democrats have little recourse to hold up nominees they find objectionable. In 2013, majority Senate Democrats made a change allowing most presidential nominees to advance to a […]