wallstreet-sept18_18dec18.jpg After failing to sustain an early move to the upside, stocks continued to experience substantial volatility over the course of the trading day on Tuesday. The major averages fluctuated wildly as the day progressed before closing in positive territory.

arizona-071812_18dec18.jpg Despite losing to Democratic Senator-elect Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., in last month's election, Congresswoman Martha McSally, R-Ariz., is still headed to the Senate next year.

michaelflynn-121818.jpg Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's closely watched sentencing on charges of lying to the FBI was unexpectedly delayed on Tuesday. U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan delayed Flynn's sentencing until the retired Army lieutenant general is done cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

cbs-moonves-121818.jpg CBS Corp. (CBS, CBS-A) said it has completed its investigation of former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves, CBS News, and "cultural issues at CBS". The media company has determined that Moonves will not receive any severance payment. "With regard to Mr. Moonves, we have determined...

wallstreet-oct05_18dec18.jpg After moving sharply lower over the course of the two previous sessions, stocks have shown a strong move back to the upside on Tuesday. The major averages have climbed firmly into positive territory, although they have only partly offset Monday's losses.

uaeblockchain-dec18.jpg UAE Banks Federation or UBF, a non-profit organization representing 50 member banks in the country, is exploring the adoption of blockchain in its member banks, according to the Dubai-based newspaper Gulf News. The CEOs Advisory Council of the UBF discussed the use of blockchain to enhance know-your-customer...

jeffbridges-121818.jpg The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announced that veteran actor Jeff Bridges will be honored with the Cecil B deMille award. The highly-acclaimed actor of such legendary films as Crazy Heart, The Big Lebowski, True Grit, and The Fabulous Baker Boys will accept the honor at the 76th annual Golden Globe awards ceremony, to be held on January 6. Announcing the award, HFPA President Mehe

coinbase--crypto-121818.jpg Major US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase rolled out a new feature called "Convert" which will enable conversion of one cryptocurrency into another. The new feature will be available on Coinbase.com and in the iOS and Android apps. Customers can initially convert between Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Litecoin (LTC), 0x (ZRX), or Bitcoin Cash (BCH).

donald-trump3-121818.jpg President Donald Trump announced Monday he has directed Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to launch a second round of payments to farmers impacted by the U.S. trade war with counties such as China.

bitcoindown-dec18.jpg 2017 December 17 is a landmark in the history of Bitcoin. It was on that day the world's largest cryptocurrency reached an all-time high of $19,600 on multiple exchanges. A year has passed, and the soft coin lost its gloss. As some crypto experts predicted, the "bubble" has burst, and Bitcoin is at its lowest level in 2018. BTC hit a 15-month low of $3,122 over the weekend. After a 4.09 percent

housing-starts2-121818.jpg With a spike in new construction of multi-family homes more than offsetting a continued decrease in new construction of single-family homes, the Commerce Department released a report on Tuesday showing a substantial increase in U.S. housing starts in the month of November.

wallstreet-dec18.jpg Initial trends from the U.S. Futures Index suggest that Wall Street might be opening positive on Tuesday. Housing starts data and Redbook data are the major economic data announcements on Tuesday. Asian shares finished broadly lower, while European shares are trading in the red. As of 8.25...

wallstreet-sept19_18dec18.jpg Stocks are likely to move to the upside in early trading on Tuesday following the sell-off seen over the course of the previous session. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 158 points.

ifo-nov26_18dec18.jpg Germany's business confidence eased for a fourth straight month in December to its lowest level in two years, as businesses were increasingly worried about the political developments in Europe and a slowing global growth, suggesting that the biggest economy in the euro area may slide into a technical recession.

gender-equality-121818.jpg A report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) says its study indicates it will take centuries to achieve gender parity in workplaces around the globe. Despite the global gender gap narrowing slightly in 2018, the long term outlook is bleak. At the current rate of change, WEF data suggest that it will take 108 years to close the overall gender gap and 202 years to bring about parity in the workplace

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