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Trump seeks to slash $3.6 trillion of government spending in budget
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump wants lawmakers to slash $3.6 trillion in government spending over the next decade, taking aim in his first budget plan at healthcare and food assistance programs for the poor while boosting the military.
UBS says agrees to buy stake in Brazil's Consenso
UBS has agreed to buy a large stake in Brazil's Consenso, its first purchase in Latin America in four years as the world's biggest wealth manager looks to grow its business in the region's largest economy. Sao Paulo-based Consenso, a wealth management and multi-family office, manages around 20 billion reais in assets.
Wall St. opens higher ahead of Trump's budget plan
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, shrugging off a deadly bomb blast in Britain and ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's first full budget plan that is aimed at slashing government spending and trimming the deficit.
Trump budget plan slashes food stamps, healthcare for poor
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is set to deliver President Donald Trump's first full budget to lawmakers on Tuesday, a plan that would slash funding for healthcare and food assistance programs for the poor while it trims the deficit.
News Analysis: Trump’s First Budget Works Only if Wishes Come True
President Trump’s first budget promises booming economic growth, sharp tax cuts and an end to federal deficits. Experts say it’s too good to be true.
Brazil's ex-president Lula faces new corruption charges
Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been charged by prosecutors who said the leftist politician was the mastermind behind the country's biggest bribery scheme. Lula, a founder of the Workers Party that controlled Brazil's presidency from 2003 until last year, is already facing five separate trials on corruption charges with a ruling in the first expected by July.
Apple and Visa sued by USR over alleged violation of electronic payment patents
Universal Secure Registry LLC said Monday that it filed complaints against Apple Inc. and Visa Inc. for infringing on its patents for electronic payments and identity authentication. USR seeks unspecified damages. USR's complaint states that Chief Executive Kenneth Weiss was "the first in the space, and the secure payment technology that he developed goes right to the core of Apple Pay." Weiss said that he had approached Apple and Visa in 2010 about a partnership utilizing his technology, and made detail presentations of his patented technology. "USR has set forth facts in the complaint which we believe will lead to discovery that will support claims of willful infringement against both Apple and Visa," Weiss said. Apple's stock has rallied 32% year to date through Friday, while Visa shares have climbed 19% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained 5.3%.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
UK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 22
May 22 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 15
points at 7,486 on Monday, according to financial bookmakers.
* M&S: Britain's Marks & Spencer is expected to report a renewed
decline in clothing and homeware sales in its latest quarter, dampening the
euphoria of the previous three months when it reported a first increase in
nearly two years.
* BT: Italian investigators have seized documents from the Milan offices of
International Business Machines Corp as par
China slaps hefty import duties on sugar in victory for domestic industry
BEIJING, May 22 (Reuters) - China said on Monday it will put
hefty penalties on sugar imports in the first ruling to come out
of a months-long anti-dumping probe, a victory for domestic
sugar mills after years of lobbying.
New Trump trade rep Lighthizer spars over protectionism in Asia
HANOI (Reuters) - In a stormy first foray abroad for Robert Lighthizer, the new U.S. Trade Representative disagreed over protectionism with Asian and Pacific countries that look skeptically at the Trump administration's "fair trade" agenda.
Cathay Pacific to cut 600 jobs, including 190 management staff
HONG KONG/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Hong Kong's flagship carrier Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Monday it would sack nearly 600 staff as the first step in a reorganization plan as the airline looks to return to profitability.
Trump's new trade rep Lighthizer struggles to win over Asian partners
HANOI (Reuters) - In a stormy first foray abroad for Robert Lighthizer, the new U.S. Trade Representative failed to get Asian and Pacific countries to back the Trump administration's "fair trade" agenda as the two sides disagreed over protectionism.
Trump Was 41% Of All News Coverage In His First 100 Days.
AT&T workers are now on strike
It’s the company’s first strike in over four years.
Ex-FBI Director Comey to testify in public Senate hearing
Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey has agreed to testify in a public session before a Senate committee some time after Memorial Day, according to a statement released by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence late Friday. Comey, who was fired by President Donald Trump last week, has previously declined to testify in closed sessions. The committee is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election, and Comey had been leading an FBI effort in a similar probe. It will mark Comey's first public remarks since he was fired.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
BRIEF-Tidewater receives approval of first day motions
* Court has granted relief requested by company in certain
first day motions related to ordinary course business activities
Ford using first over-the-air software updates to its 2016 cars
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Friday it would delve into the growing arena of "over-the-air" software updates, adding Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to its Sync 3-equipped 2016 vehicles for the first time via a wireless software update.
Big beer tanks being hauled to NY brewery via Erie Canal
The first of a dozen massive fermentation tanks destined for Rochester brewery is about to start it westward journey aboard a barge on the Erie Canal.
Originations, Auto Debt Grow in 1Q NY Fed Finds
Although auto lenders are tightening credit underwriting standards, originations and auto debt continued to grow this quarter, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit showed this week. The Reserve Bank of New York reported $132 billion in auto loan originations for the first quarter,Read More
UPDATE 2-WannaCry cyber attack compromised some Russian banks: c.bank
MOSCOW, May 19 (Reuters) - The WannaCry ransomware attack
compromised the systems of Russian banks in some isolated cases,
the Russian central bank said on Friday in the first official
acknowledgement by Moscow that the virus had an impact on the
country's banking system.
Salesforce beats on earnings, raises guidance
Salesforce.com Inc. reported better-than-expected earnings and raised its full-year revenue guidance Thursday. The cloud-software company reported a net loss of $9.2 million on revenue of $2.39 billion for its fiscal first quarter. After adjustments for stock-based compensation and other effects, the company claimed a profit of 28 cents a share. Analysts on average expected adjusted earnings of 26 cents a share on sales of $2.35 billion. Salesforce also increased its revenue guidance for the full 2018 fiscal year to a range of $10.25 billion to $10.3 billion; previous guidance called for sales of $10.15 billion to $10.2 billion. The company's guidance for profit also increased, with standard earnings now expected to be 6 cents to 8 cents a share for the year, and adjusted earnings of $1.28 to $1.30 a share. Salesforce stock gained more than 2% in immediate after-hours action following the release of the report, but soon fell to a slight loss, after closing with a 0.1% decline at $87.75.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
Gap shares rally on sold first-quarter earnings
Shares of Gap Inc. rallied in Thursday's extended session after the retailer posted better-than-expected quarterly results. The company, whose brands include the namesake chain of stores, Banana Republic and Old Navy, reported its first-quarter earnings rose to $143 million, or 36 cents a share, from $127 million, or 32 cents a share, a year earlier. Foreign currency fluctuations adversely affected its earnings per share by 3 cents, according to Gap. Revenue was flat at $3.44 billion while same-store sales rose 2% in the first quarter, led by an 8% jump in same-store sales at Old Navy. Analysts surveyed by FactSet had forecast earnings of 29 cents a share on revenue of $3.39 billion. The company also reaffirmed its 2017 EPS outlook of $1.95 to $2.05. Wall Street is projecting full year EPS of $1.99. Gap shares climbed 6.1% after hours.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
Autodesk shares rise after company reports narrower quarterly loss
Autodesk Inc. shares rose more than 5% late Thursday after the software company reported a narrower-than-expected adjusted loss in the fiscal first quarter and higher sales. Autodesk said it lost $129.6 million, or 59 cents a share, in the quarter, compared with a loss of $167.7 million, or 75 cents a share, in the year-ago period. Adjusted for one-time items, Autodesk reported a loss of 16 cents a share, compared with a loss of 10 cents a share a year ago. Revenue reached $486 million, down 5% from last year. Analysts polled by FactSet had expected an adjusted loss of 23 cents a share on sales of $470 million. The company called for fiscal second-quarter sales between $488 million and $500 million and a per-share GAAP loss between 66 cents and 60 cents. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
Salesforce rises after beating on earnings, raising guidance
Salesforce.com Inc. gained in late trading Thursday after the cloud-software company reported better-than-expected earnings and raised its full-year revenue guidance. Salesforce reported a net loss of $9.2 million on revenue of $2.39 billion for its fiscal first quarter. After adjustments for stock-based compensation and other effects, the company claimed a profit of 28 cents a share. Analysts on average expected adjusted earnings of 26 cents a share on sales of $2.35 billion. Salesforce also increased its revenue guidance for the full 2018 fiscal year to a range of $10.25 billion to $10.3 billion; previous guidance called for sales of $10.15 billion to $10.2 billion. The company's guidance for profit also increased, with standard earnings now expected to be 6 cents to 8 cents a share for the year, and adjusted earnings of $1.28 to $1.30 a share. Salesforce stock gained more than 2% in immediate after-hours action following the release of the report, after closing with a 0.1% decline at $87.75.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
Ross shares higher after EPS beats expectations, sales meet forecast
Shares of Ross Stores Inc. rose more than 3% late Thursday after the retailer reported first-quarter earnings above expectations and sales that met expectations. Ross said it earned $321 million, or 82 cents a share, in the fiscal first quarter, compared with $291 million, or 73 cents a share, in the year-ago period. Sales rose 7% to $3.3 billion, the company said, while comparable-store sales were up 3%. Analysts polled by FactSet had expected Ross to report per-share earnings of 80 cents a share on sales of $3.27 billion. Ross said it expects same-store sales to be up 1% to 2% in the second quarter, and earnings per share of 73 cents to 76 cents for the quarter. The company forecast full-year earnings to range between $3.07 to $3.17 a share, compared to $2.83 a share last year. Ross shares ended the regular trading session down 0.7%. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
Wheels: First Came the Hydrogen Cars. Now, the Refilling Stations.
California has 30 hydrogen refilling stations, and automakers are poised to add stations in the Northeast, from New York to Boston.
BRIEF-Freddie Mac announces first RPL structured sale of SLST program in 2017
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. * Freddie mac announces first rpl structured sale of slst program in 2017. * Freddie mac says approximate $292 million structured sale of a pool of seasoned re-performing loans from its mortgage investments portfolio. * Freddie mac says pool consists of re-performing and moderately delinquent loans Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
BRIEF-Biorem reports quarterly earnings per share of $0.00
Biorem Inc(BIRMF) : * Biorem (BIRMF) reports first quarter financial results. * Q1 revenue fell 26 percent to C$3.1 million. * Qtrly earnings per share $0.00. * Company booked new orders totalling $5.3 million in quarter.
PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 18
The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. - Puerto Rico's first day in federal court to reduce its $123 billion in bond debt and unfunded pensions got off to a cordial enough start on Wednesday, but after a few hours, the gloves started to come off. http://nyti.ms/2qywjJa.
Japan economy expands at 2.2 percent annual pace in Jan-Mar
Japan reports its economy expanded at a faster-than-expected 2.2 percent annual pace in the first quarter of the year
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