Day: February 10, 2018

Tess Torelli February 10, 2018

Top White House counsel Don McGahn reportedly knew for more than a year that Rob Porter’s ex-wives had damaging claims against President Donald Trump’s staff secretary. The Washington Post reported that McGahn took no action to investigate their allegations because Porter said they weren’t true. The Post said that after McGahn learned of the allegations […]

Tess Torelli February 10, 2018

Mikhail Klimentyev | Sputnik/Kremlin | Reuters Russian President Vladimir Putin meets Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, March 14, 2016. Moscow is seriously concerned by the latest developments in Syria and calls on sides to exercise restraint and avoid an escalation of the situation, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday. […]

Tess Torelli February 10, 2018

Most job growth in the entertainment industry is a result of replacement jobs — openings created due to regular turnover or retirement. These middle-skill jobs are “a pathway for people to obtain a good paying job in a region with a high cost-of-living without having to go down a time-intensive and costly road of a […]

Tess Torelli February 10, 2018

President Donald Trump on Friday defended former White House aide Rob Porter, who resigned this week after multiple, serious allegations of domestic abuse were made public. “We wish him well,” Trump said of Porter, who most recently served as White House staff secretary. “He worked very hard,” said the president, before adding that he had […]

Tess Torelli February 10, 2018

Bank of America Merrill Lynch chief investment strategist Michael Hartnett said it should be time to buy the S&P 500 when it nears 2,500 and the 10-year Treasury when the yield reaches 3 percent. “My gut here is 2,500 and 3 percent on the 10-year. They are big, big levels. You expect the market to […]

Tess Torelli February 10, 2018

One of the final fines for banks involved in the financial crisis looks to be nearing resolution. High-level talks involving the U.K. Treasury and U.S. Justice Department earlier this week aimed to resolve a penalty for Royal Bank of Scotland, amid questions about the way it sold bonds called residential mortgage-backed securities, according to a […]