• Average US mortgage rates move little; near historic lows
Average US mortgage rates move little; near historic lows

ARMs in the 7 year category are available starting at 2.875% showing an April of 3.279%. The 5/1 Adjustable Rate Mortgage interest rates at Capital One start at 2.750% and April of 3.305%. 'However, borrowers will need to open a current account alongside the mortgage to be eligible and pay an upfront fee of £1,450 - a fee that rises depending on ...

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  • George Osborne 'was sacked by Theresa May' as Chancellor
George Osborne 'was sacked by Theresa May' as Chancellor

Philip Hammond took over as Britain's new finance minister on Wednesday, putting him in charge of the world's fifth-largest economy as it risks sliding into recession after voters chose to leave the European Union last month. "There is no plan for an emergency budget, as Theresa May made clear". "The Cabinet works collectively and we have got a...

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  • Stocks hit 8-month highs ahead of BoE Brexit response
Stocks hit 8-month highs ahead of BoE Brexit response

The surprise decision to keep rates on hold pushed sterling to a two-week high against the US dollar of $1.3480 and British government bond yields rose. Most analysts expect a rate cut of 0.25% from the BOE, with some also seeing a possible increase in quantitative easing as well. A lack of news "appears to have taken the wind out the market's ...

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  • 'Helicopter Money' Is On Its Way To Japan... Or Is It?
'Helicopter Money' Is On Its Way To Japan... Or Is It?

The pound strengthened against the dollar and was recently 0.49% at $1.3211. "Hitting the government's (fiscal discipline) goals is extremely hard", said Shuji Tonouchi, senior market economist at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities.

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  • The best tech deals for Amazon Prime Day
The best tech deals for Amazon Prime Day

Amazon launched Prime Day last summer to celebrate its 20th year in business. Amazon customers are using the #PrimeDayFail hashtag to express their annoyance at problems checking out while shopping for bargain deals. "Last year the event, launched to celebrate Amazon's 20th birthday, enticed 10.5m visitors on to its United Kingdom site a...

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  • UFC 200 Results: Amanda Nunes Walks Through Miesha Tate
UFC 200 Results: Amanda Nunes Walks Through Miesha Tate

For the 28-year-old Brazilian, the moment was not unlike the dozens of other first-time champions, except for one noteworthy difference: Nunes is the first openly-gay champion in the promotion's 23-year history. Last night at UFC 200, the organization reached another milestone and it could have happened on a more historic night. "I feel incredi...

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  • Bank of England opts against rate cut despite Brexit vote
Bank of England opts against rate cut despite Brexit vote

Several City economists said it was crucial for the central bank to step in and maintain the flow of cheap credit to the economy at a time when business and consumer confidence had fallen to levels last seen after the financial crash. Under pressure to stem further falls in sterling, Mark Carney, the governor, is expected by financial markets to ha...

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  • Bank of England surprises by leaving key rate unchanged at 0.5%
Bank of England surprises by leaving key rate unchanged at 0.5%

It will be the first meeting of the bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) since Britain voted to leave the European Union, following last month's referendum. The Bank of England chose to keep rates unchanged, but hinted at a cut next month. It should now be expected that Carney and the rest of the MPC will decide to make that cut at its Augu...

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  • Computers might soon scan your bags at the airport instead of people
Computers might soon scan your bags at the airport instead of people

Sky Harbor International Airport will be one of the first in the country to test out some new technology to cut down wait times. A belt will automatically draw bags into the X-ray machines and divert those requiring extra inspection to a separate area so other bags can continue uninterrupted.

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  • Pokemon Go Unable To Authenticate: Nice Try
Pokemon Go Unable To Authenticate: Nice Try

It appears Niantic is finally preparing to roll out the application Europe-wide, as Pokemon GO has officially touched down in Germany. Pokemon Go players use their smartphones to "hunt" for and catch Pokemon characters to win points.

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  • Donald Trump's VP decision will come Friday
Donald Trump's VP decision will come Friday

Trump, his adult children and key staffers huddled with one of the prospects, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence , Wednesday morning at the Indiana governor's mansion. down" his choices but that "I'm at three, potentially four, but in my own mind, I probably am thinking about two". Senior U.S. national security officials say they are anxious about the pote...

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  • Nintendo shares rise 16% due to Pokemon Go
Nintendo shares rise 16% due to Pokemon Go

A fund manager at a United Kingdom asset management firm in Tokyo said that Nintendo owns big intangible assets and the victory of " Pokemon GO " only proves that the company really has some great content. This is truly just the beginning of updates to the game as it continues to rollout around the world, and new features are eventually adde...

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  • UK Prime Minister appoints new cabinet
UK Prime Minister appoints new cabinet

The new Home Secretary (interior minister) is Amber Rudd , who was a high-profile supporter of remaining inside the European Union . May has also created a new cabinet job, Secretary of State for Brexit, likely to be called the Brexit Secretary, tasked with steering Britain out of Europe following last month's referendum vote.

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  • Delta's 2Q profit rises despite a dip in revenue
Delta's 2Q profit rises despite a dip in revenue

The High price target of the company's Share is at $65 based on the calculations and analysis of 13 brokers. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $1.27 earnings per share. This insider holds 300,358 shares with a market value around $12077395 as of recent close. The company managed to reduce its net debt significantly fr...

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  • Takeaway curry delivered to Number 10 on Cameron's last day
Takeaway curry delivered to Number 10 on Cameron's last day

Britain's Prime Minister moving out of Ten Downing Street, but the Downing Street cat is staying put. Larry the Cat? Definitely staying. Known officially as the chief mouser at the prime minister's residence at No. Mr Cameron's official spokeswoman said the delivery had been for civil servants who were working on arrangements for the change of ...

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  • Valeant says ex-CEO Pearson remains a significant shareholder
Valeant says ex-CEO Pearson remains a significant shareholder

In an insider trading activity, Ross Thomas W. Sr., Director of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., had purchased 4,000 shares on June 13, 2016. Pearson left in May after the stock slumped amid mounting criticism about drug pricing and accounting. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE:VRX): During Tuesdays trading session, Bulls ...

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  • APNewsBreak: Large Montana coal plant to close 2 units
APNewsBreak: Large Montana coal plant to close 2 units

A large Montana coal plant serving utility customers across the Pacific Northwest agreed Tuesday to shut down two of its four units by 2022 and limit pollution from the plant until that happens, under a settlement with environmentalists who sued over emission violations.

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  • Republican Party Chairman Calls for Unity Behind Donald Trump
Republican Party Chairman Calls for Unity Behind Donald Trump

Trump cleared that hurdle shortly before the last round of primaries. Some 1,543 delegates are set to vote for Trump when balloting begins Monday. They are Republican and so we are a big tent party". Waters said they'll be texting out real-time instructions to delegates during the floor proceedings.

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  • Protesters Rally as LA Police Commission Reviews Fatal Shooting Case
Protesters Rally as LA Police Commission Reviews Fatal Shooting Case

Hundreds of people protested against the finding, the Los Angeles Times reported. According to an internal report obtained by the Los Angeles Times , money and a robbery demand note were found in Jones' clothing. One woman had to be escorted out of the room when she began speaking out when Beck tried to address the panel. An employee at a Ba...

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  • Markets Right Now: US stocks move higher; Dow nears record
Markets Right Now: US stocks move higher; Dow nears record

Benchmark 10-year Treasury yields were last at 1.473 per cent after hitting a 1-1/2-week high of 1.531 percent on Tuesday as higher yields attracted buyers. Analysts predict that the combined second-quarter profits of the S&P 500 companies will drop 5.7 percent, which would make it the fifth-straight quarterly decline, the longest streak since ...

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