Preet Bharara is known for his fierce pursuit of insider trading and corruption cases. Now, he’s out.
On Friday, Bharara was one of 46 U.S. attorneys asked to resign by President Trump. That was a standard move for a new president. But Trump, during his transition, had asked Bharara to stay on. After Bharara refused to resign, he was fired by Trump on Saturday.
Stocks spent most of Friday’s session in the red before breaking higher at the end of the trading day. By the close, theDow Jones Industrial Average(DJINDICES:^DJI) and the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) indexes had each gained less than 0.25%.
Over 150 years ago, Smith and Wesson designed bullet cartridges that bear the name of S&W and were manufactured and sold throughout the United States of America. Today, Smith and Wesson is one of the many companies of the new holding company, American Outdoor Brands Corporation (NASDAQ:AOBC). AOBC will serve as the foundation for S&W, along with many other brands, and....More>>>
Whirlpool CEO Jeff Fettig blamed the confidence-sapping U.S. election and the plunge in the value of the British pound for the companys disappointing third quarter earnings, and predicted that the appliance-makers woes would be short-lived.
Whirlpool shares fell as much as 13% on Tuesday after the company posted earnings per share of $3.66, versus expectations for....More>>>
Oil and gas majors like ExxonMobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) and Royal Dutch Shell Plc (NYSE:RDS-B) have had a rough run since mid-2014. But these two industry giants are making the changes needed to deal with today’s difficult energy markets, just like they’ve done time and time before. You could worry, but you really don’t need to. Here are their bonafides.
Perhaps another nail in the coffin of Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) CEO John Stumpf. Bernie Sanders, former presidential candidate and United States Senator from Vermont wants to know if the federal agencies involved in the bank’s scandal have made referrals of material to the Justice Department.
Comments from the Sen Sanders website about a letter to Richard Cordray the director....More>>>
Late Tuesday, Gilead Sciences (GILD) won a court ruling in its battle with Merck (MRK) over the intellectual property rights behind its blockbuster hepatitis-C drugs Harvoni and Sovaldi. Gabelli’s Jing He stands by her contention that Gilead is “the most undervalued stock” in biotech:
Gilead Sciences CEO John Milligan Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg News
Red Hat – One of the more interesting menus in the IT universe
I do not think I have ever made much of a secret that among other passions like my enjoyment of American Standards, one of my keenest interests is the enjoyment of food and wine. And sooner or later, if you love food and wine and have the ability to get there, Burgundy is an inevitable destination. I once spent more than....More>>>
Singapore's largest property developer, CapitaLand (OTCPK:CLLDY) (CATL.SI) had a pretty good 2017. Helped by improving conditions in Singapore and China, not to mention significant project openings, CapitaLand's local shares climbed 20% and the ADRs did even better.
A power outage hit the CES consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, dimming the lights in one of the main convention halls hosting demonstrations from the likes of LG Electronics Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co.
“There is an isolated power outage at the Las Vegas Convention Center. W
In Lahore and Karachi, American flags were burned in front of TV cameras after President Trump’s decision on Jan. 4 to withhold $2 billion of security aid from Pakistan to punish it for allegedly harboring terrorists. The country’s government issued angry statements claiming no ins