Day: February 9, 2018

Vinnyd February 9, 2018

CoA asks BCCI to sack BCCI office bearers. Will MS Dhoni play 2019 ICC world cup? Chief selector to look for an alternative in case Dhoni doesn’t perform. Leander Paes and his partner Alex Zverev bows out of Cincinnati Open. CNN-News18 (formerly known as CNN-IBN) has been the world’s window to India and India’s window […]

Tess Torelli February 9, 2018

The Trump administration is considering making it harder for foreigners living in the United States to get permanent residency if they or their American-born children use public benefits such as food assistance, in a move that could sharply restrict legal immigration. The Department of Homeland Security has drafted rules seen by Reuters that would allow […]

Tess Torelli February 9, 2018

Retail brokerage Fidelity said Friday it has temporarily blocked customers from buying some volatility-related products that caught hedge funds and individual investors on the wrong foot this week. Fidelity halted buy orders for three exchange-traded products linked to a popular trade on market volatility “to protect customers from outsized risk during the current market environment,” […]

Tess Torelli February 9, 2018

A post-Brexit transition period is “not a given”, the European Union’s (EU) Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier warned Britain on Friday, saying London had raised “substantial” issues with the plan proposed by the bloc. Barnier, speaking to journalists in Brussels after the latest round of negotiations with British envoys, said he was surprised by London’s position […]

Tess Torelli February 9, 2018

Aaron P. Bernstein | Reuters Jerome Powell looks on after a swearing-in ceremony February 5, 2018 at the Federal Reserve in Washington, DC. Congress, in need of revenue to help offset new spending, is raiding the Federal Reserve’s piggy bank. The maneuver was tucked inside the sprawling budget deal that lawmakers passed early Friday, hours […]

Tess Torelli February 9, 2018

Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump holds up a signed proclamation after he delivered a statement on Jerusalem from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington, DC on December 6, 2017 Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin applauded the bill’s passage, which extends the government’s borrowing authority until March 2019. […]