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wallstreet3-121214_30May17.jpg Following the long holiday weekend, stocks may move to the downside in early trading on Tuesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 25 points.

WTO-Tobaco-053017.jpg The World Health Organization or WHO on Tuesday asked the tobacco industry to compensate for the massive environment issues caused by tobacco growing and usage. WHO, in its first report on tobacco's impact on the environment, said the extensive use of chemicals, energy and water, and pollution from manufacturing and distribution of tobacco products, cause massive harm to the environment.

Eu-Economic-053017.jpg Eurozone economic confidence declined unexpectedly in May from a near decade high on weak services and retail sentiment, yet remained strong enough to signal a pick up in the growth momentum. The economic confidence index declined to 109.2 in May from a revised 109.7 in the previous month, survey results from the European Commission showed Tuesday.

USstockMix-053017.jpg U.S. stocks are poised to open flat to slightly lower on Tuesday as traders return to their desks after a long holiday weekend. Risk sentiment appears to be waning with global equities retreating and safe-haven assets such as the yen and gold coming back into favor as EU political worries returned...

donaldtrump1-053017.jpg President Donald Trump paid tribute to the United States' fallen soldiers and their families on Memorial Day. Addressing an audience that included relatives of service members during ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday, the President said, "they died in war so we could live in peace." It...

StockMarket-053017.jpg European stocks extended declines for a fourth consecutive session on Tuesday as fresh political worries surrounding Britain, Italy and Greece sapped investors' appetite for risk and helped spur demand for safe-haven assets. The pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 index was down 0.3 percent at 390.02 in...

Ryanair-053017.jpg Shares of Ryanair Holdings Plc were losing around 2 percent in the early morning trading in London after the Irish no-frills airline Tuesday said it is cautiously guiding a profit increase in fiscal 2018 after reporting weak profit in fiscal 2017. The latest year profit was hurt by the absence of prior year's gain, while revenues increased with strong traffic growth.

stockdown-053017.jpg European stocks look set to open a tad lower on Tuesday as investors fret about a Greek bailout and the possibility of an early election in Italy. Greece has warned that its recovery would be thrown into doubt if Brussels blocked a debt deal at the next meeting of euro area finance ministers. Media...

IT problems at British Airways on weekend affected over 1,000 flights and left more than 75,000 passengers stranded at Heathrow and Gatwick airports over the three days. The meltdown will cost British Airways, owned by International Airlines Group, about 100 million pounds or $150 million in compensation,...

TheSquare-052917.jpg Ruben Ostlund's Swedish comedy "The Square" has won the prestigious Palme d'Or award for the best movie at the Cannes Film festival. It was a rare and somewhat surprising win for a comedy in a field of 19 films competing for one of the top film awards in the world. Curtains of the 12 day-long 70th...

AdamSchiff-JaredKushner-052917.jpg The chairman of the House committee investigating Russian efforts to influence the 2016 US presidential election has called for a review of White House senior adviser Jared Kushner's security clearance in the wake of allegation that he discussed setting up a back channel with the Russian ambassador in...

Trump-Kushner-052917.jpg US President Donald Trump has defended his son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, who is facing allegation that he discussed setting up a back channel with the Russian ambassador in December. Trump, who did not comment during his just concluded foreign tour on reports that Kushner is under scrutiny...

Asianmarkets-112014_29May17.jpg European stocks were subdued on Monday as oil extended last week's drop and Italian banks came under selling pressure after the Financial Times reported that Intesa Sanpaolo is considering closing branches and cutting costs in a strategy shift. Trading volumes remained thin following lackluster trade...

Hampton-Farms-recalls-052917.jpg Hampton Farms has voluntarily recalled Ava's brand organic cashews for potential Listeria contamination. The Organic Cashews Roasted & Salted 8 oz. tubs were distributed in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. As per the recall statement, fewer than 225 units of this product were offered for retail sale.

Asian-Markets1_29May17.jpg European stocks are likely to open a tad higher on Monday, although trading volumes are likely to remain thin amid holidays in the U.S., the U.K. and China. Leaders of the G7 group of rich nations Friday failed to make progress on narrowing differences on climate change, as the U.S. president said...

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