Day: April 13, 2018

Tess Torelli April 13, 2018

The business model of the modern Republican Party does not produce real-world budget discipline. So today, GOP lawmakers turn to make-believe. Within the last four months, the Republican president and party leaders in Congress took two actions that dramatically expand federal deficits. On a party-line vote, they cut taxes by $150 billion a year, then […]

Tess Torelli April 13, 2018

Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walk down the West Wing Colonnade between meetings at the White House in Washington, DC, February 13, 2017. A deal on NAFTA is “getting pretty close,” President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House on Thursday. But, he […]

Tess Torelli April 13, 2018

Delta Air Lines expects to take delivery this year of dozens of Bombardier jets that were at the center of a bitter trade dispute with Boeing. On a call with investors after it posted first-quarter earnings, Delta said that it plans to take delivery of some of the C Series planes, which seat some 100 […]

Tess Torelli April 13, 2018

A U.S. judge in Philadelphia has ruled that limousine drivers for Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not the company’s employees under federal law, the first ruling of its kind on a crucial issue for the ride-hailing company. U.S. District Judge Michael Baylson on Wednesday said San Francisco-based Uber does not exert enough control […]

Tess Torelli April 13, 2018

Music teacher Chris Pomrink was driving between two lessons outside Philadelphia, when a friend called with some distressing news: “Hey Chris, XIV is in trouble.” Pomrink, 30, checked his trading account. It was February 2 and XIV — an arcane, fiendishly complex financial security that he had sunk $2,500 into earlier that week — had […]

Vinnyd April 13, 2018

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Tess Torelli April 13, 2018

A man who used to work as Paul Ryan’s personal driver is gearing up to run for the outgoing House speaker’s seat in Wisconsin’s 1st District, Giftofaservant has learned. The potential Republican candidate, Bryan Steil, has been courting some of Wisconsin’s top donors as he prepares to enter the fray, sources with direct knowledge of […]

Tess Torelli April 13, 2018

Russia’s U.N. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia urged the United States and its allies on Thursday to refrain from military action against Syria over a suspected chemical weapons attack and said he “cannot exclude” war between Washington and Moscow. Speaking after a closed-door U.N. Security Council meeting requested by Bolivia over threats of military action in Syria […]

Tess Torelli April 13, 2018

Just since Jan. 1, analyst projections for financial earnings went from a 10.7 percent gain all the way to 24 percent currently. Only energy, which has been the beneficiary of rising oil prices, has seen a higher net revision among the S&P 500’s 11 sectors, according to investment research firm CFRA. With financials comprising 14.7 […]