List/Grid Monthly Archives: June 2018

Key Words: Laura Bush slams separation of families at the border as ‘shameful’ and ‘immoral’

Key Words: Laura Bush slams separation of families at the border as ‘shameful’ and ‘immoral’

Former first lady Laura Bush on Sunday lent her voice to growing chorus of those fighting against the separation of families at the U.S. border, joining the current first lady… Read more »

Capitol Report: Here’s what is known about the surprising choice to lead the CFPB

Capitol Report: Here’s what is known about the surprising choice to lead the CFPB

A 2007 photo of Kathy Kraninger, the new nominee to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau In a surprising move, President Donald Trump over the weekend nominated Kathy Kraninger, a… Read more »

Goldman downgrades online real-estate stocks as housing headwinds loom

Goldman downgrades online real-estate stocks as housing headwinds loom

Goldman Sachs on Monday downgraded two real-estate stocks as housing-market challenges persist and the end of the spring selling season looms. In a research note, Goldman equity analysts call Zillow… Read more »

Supreme Court sidesteps gerrymandering suits

Supreme Court sidesteps gerrymandering suits

People wait in line to enter the U.S. Supreme Court, on April 23, 2018 in Washington, DC. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sidestepped challenges to so-called gerrymandering, where oddly… Read more »

Economic Report: Trade war with Canada hurts U.S. home builders’ confidence

Economic Report: Trade war with Canada hurts U.S. home builders’ confidence

The numbers: The National Association of Home Builders’ monthly confidence index fell two points to 68 in June. What happened: Home builders are torn, their industry association said Monday. There’s… Read more »

Stratfor: How the U.S., Russia and China differ in controlling the internet for its people

Stratfor: How the U.S., Russia and China differ in controlling the internet for its people

Countries have many tools at their disposal to police their citizens’ internet use. Knowledge is power. For centuries leaders have tried to control the flow of information to preserve their… Read more »

Futures Movers: Oil prices move higher as traders assess trade tensions, brace for OPEC decision

Futures Movers: Oil prices move higher as traders assess trade tensions, brace for OPEC decision

By Markets/commodities reporter Markets writer Oil prices moved higher on Monday as traders assessed escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China, and braced for a potential output boost by… Read more »

Key Words: Digital manipulation at World Cup: South Korea’s players might not be who you think they are

Key Words: Digital manipulation at World Cup: South Korea’s players might not be who you think they are

Other than the repeated turning away of Swedish shots on goal by South Korean keeper Cho Hyun-woo, who after frustrating numerous solid attempts finally allowed a goal on a second-half… Read more »

Economic Report: Home builder sentiment slumps as lumber costs soar

Economic Report: Home builder sentiment slumps as lumber costs soar

The numbers: The National Association of Home Builders’ monthly confidence index fell two points to 68 in June. What happened: Home builders are torn, their industry association said Monday. There’s… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Stock market broadly lower as trade tensions continue

Market Snapshot: Stock market broadly lower as trade tensions continue

U.S. stocks fell in early trading on Monday, with the Dow industrials on track for a five-day losing streak as trade-war fears continued to dog global markets. The day’s losses… Read more »

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