Asianmarkets-111914_23Nov17.jpg European markets likely to open subdued following Asian peers, amid indication of possible hike in U.S. interest rates in the near term. Wall Street ended flat overnight and is closed today for Thanksgiving Day holiday.

wallstreet2-121214_22Nov17.jpg Following the strong upward move seen in the previous session, stocks turned in a relatively lackluster performance during trading on Wednesday. Despite the choppy trading, the tech-heavy Nasdaq inched up to a new record closing high.

LisaMurkowski-112217.jpg Senator Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, has expressed support for repealing Obamacare's individual mandate, a key provision Senate Republicans are hoping to use to offset the cost of their tax reform bill. The Congressional Budget Office estimates repealing the requirement that nearly all Americans purchase...

Trump-ThanksgivingDinner-112217.jpg As family and friends prepare to get together to celebrate Thanksgiving, the results of a Quinnipiac University national poll found that most voters are hoping to avoid discussing politics. Sixty-three percent of voters said they are hoping to avoid discussing politics this Thanksgiving.

johnconyers-112217.jpg A prominent Detroit newspaper has called on Democratic Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., to resign, arguing the longtime Congressman used taxpayer dollars to pay "hush money" to a former employee who alleged she was fired because she would not succumb to the lawmaker's sexual advances.

wallstreet-112414_22Nov17.jpg After initially showing a lack of direction, stocks continue to turn in a relatively lackluster performance in mid-day trading on Wednesday. While the Dow and the S&P 500 have dipped to new lows for the session, the Nasdaq continues to linger near the unchanged line.

Mortgage-112217.jpg Mortgage rates or interest rates on home loans dropped this week, according to mortgage provider Freddie Mac. Releasing the results of its primary mortgage market survey, Freddie Mac said that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage or FRM averaged 3.92 percent for the week ending November 22, 2017, down...

SenatorAlFranken-112017.jpg In a sign voters are taking a hard line against politicians accused of sexual misconduct, a Politico/Morning Consult poll found that half think Senator Al Franken, D-Minn., should resign and a majority think Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore should be expelled if he is elected. Fifty percent of...

wallstreet1-103112_22Nov17.jpg Stocks have shown a lack of direction in morning trading on Wednesday following the strong upward move seen in the previous session. The major averages have spent the morning bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

Consumer-Shopping-112217.jpg Consumer sentiment in the U.S. pulled back by less than initially estimated in the month of November, according to a report released by the University of Michigan on Wednesday. The report said the consumer sentiment index for November was upwardly revised to 98.5 from the preliminary estimate of 97.8.

Divergent3d-112217.jpg Automotive startup Divergent 3D said that a Chinese-led investment syndicate has agreed to commit up to $107 million in financing through a new investment round. Hong Kong-based investment holding company, O Luxe Holdings Limited, led the investment group, which includes Horizons Ventures, Shanghai Alliance Investment Limited and Altran Technologies.

KendallJenner-112217.jpg Kendall Jenner is the world's highest-earning model, a title monopolized by super model Gisele Bundchen for the last 15 years. The 22-year old beauty steals the top spot in Forbes highest paid models' list, raking in a mammoth $22 million in the 12 months prior to June 2017. Jenner, who is part...

PhilipHammond-Budget-112217.jpg The UK government set aside an additional GBP 3 billion over the next two years to aid the process of the country's exit from the European Union and slashed the growth forecasts for the next few years mainly due to a significant downward revision to potential productivity growth.

Trump-Roymoore-112217.jpg President Donald Trump's remarks at a White House press conference appear to be giving the benefit of doubt to Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, who is accused of preying on teenagers. Talking to reporters Tuesday on the South Lawn before Marine One's departure, Trump of Moore, "Look,...

Vrvana-Apple-112217.jpg Apple Inc. has recently acquired Canada-based startup Vrvana, maker of the Totem augmented reality headset, TechCrunch reported. Both the companies reportedly declined to confirm news about the deal, which is reportedly worth $30 million.

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