Largest banks clear U.S. Fed's toughest annual stress tests

Largest banks clear U.S. Fed's toughest annual stress tests

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The 35 largest U.S. banks are poised to put more money toward dividends, share buybacks and business investments, after clearing the first stage of an annual regulatory stress test on Thursday, showing they have enough capital to withstand an extreme recession. FILE PHOTO: The seal for the Board of Governors of the […]

No drugs in U.S. celebrity chef Bourdain's body when he died: prosecutor

No drugs in U.S. celebrity chef Bourdain's body when he died: prosecutor

(This version of the June 22 story was corrected to show traces of alcohol, medicines were found) FILE PHOTO: Chef and television personality Anthony Bourdain arrives at the 65th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 15, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – U.S. celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who killed […]

Largest U.S. banks clear first hurdle in Fed's toughest annual stress tests

Largest U.S. banks clear first hurdle in Fed's toughest annual stress tests

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The 35 largest U.S. banks have all cleared the first stage of an annual stress test, showing they would be able to maintain enough capital in an extreme recession to meet regulatory requirements, the Federal Reserve said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: The seal for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve […]

The Persistent Myth of U.S. Precision Bombing

The Persistent Myth of U.S. Precision Bombing

disinformation U.S. media routinely repeat Pentagon talking points about the accuracy of U.S. bombing, but how precise are these attacks, asks Nicolas J.S. Davies. by Nicolas J.S. Davies Let’s block ads! (Why?) MintPress News fmsmnewsFMSMNews.com is a news aggregator and opinions blog. We aim to showcase news from various Alternative News Outlets to expand the […]

How U.S. tax reform rewards companies that shift profit to tax havens

How U.S. tax reform rewards companies that shift profit to tax havens

(Reuters) – The corporate tax cut passed by U.S. President Donald Trump and fellow Republicans that was in part designed to help dissuade U.S. companies from moving profits overseas may instead make the practice a lot more rewarding. FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the share price for pharmaceutical maker AbbVie on the floor of the […]

In 'world of two halves' funds buy U.S. stocks, exit Europe: BAML

In 'world of two halves' funds buy U.S. stocks, exit Europe: BAML

LONDON (Reuters) – Global investors pulled more cash out of European and emerging markets in the past week, opting instead for U.S. stocks, as robust economic growth encouraged a sixth straight week of inflows, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday. FILE PHOTO – A computer screen showing stock graphs is reflected on glasses […]

U.S. Medicare expands offer to reverse late enrollment penalties

U.S. Medicare expands offer to reverse late enrollment penalties

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Call it the Obamacare-Medicare penalty. FILE PHOTO – The federal government forms for applying for health coverage are seen at a rally held by supporters of the Affordable Care Act, widely referred to as “Obamacare”, outside the Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center in Jackson, Mississippi, U.S. on October 4, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman/File Photo […]

As millennials age, more U.S. companies look ahead to Generation Z

As millennials age, more U.S. companies look ahead to Generation Z

NEW YORK (Reuters) – After a decade of focusing on the so-called millennial generation, some U.S. companies are starting to look ahead to what’s next. Target Corp (TGT.N) is introducing new in-house brands of shoes, apparel and accessories this year, geared toward customers who may not be old enough to drink legally. Apparel company Abercrombie […]

U.S. – China: Winds of War Sweep into Shangri La

U.S. – China: Winds of War Sweep into Shangri La

The U.S. made its case at the Shangri La security conference in Singapore for continued America strategic leadership in 21st century Asia.  It the case solid?  Or is it what Shakespeare called “sound and fury signifying nothing”? America is clearly losing control of the master narrative for North Korean engagement.  Korean affairs at present are […]

Wells Fargo pulls back from U.S. Midwest, selling 52 branches to Flagstar

Wells Fargo pulls back from U.S. Midwest, selling 52 branches to Flagstar

(Reuters) – Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N) is pulling back from retail banking in the U.S. Midwest, selling all of its branches in three states, as the bank embarks on a broader review of branch profitability across the country. FILE PHOTO: A Wells Fargo bank sign is pictured in downtown Los Angeles, California, U.S. August […]

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