paulryan-071718.jpg House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., indicated Tuesday he is willing to consider additional sanctions on Russia after twelve Russian intelligence officers were indicted for crimes intended to interfere with the 2016 presidential election.

trump3-071718.jpg Once again going after one of his favorite targets, President Donald Trump attacked the media's coverage of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the recent NATO summit in a pair of posts to Twitter on Tuesday.

wallstreet-013013_17jul18.jpg After recovering from an initial move to the downside, stocks have moved modestly higher over the course of the trading session on Tuesday. The major averages have all climbed into positive territory, with the S&P 500 reaching its best intraday level in over five months.

jeromehpowell-071718.jpg Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reiterated during testimony on Capitol Hill on Tuesday that the central bank believes gradually raising interest rates is the "best way forward." Appearing before the Senate Banking Committee, Powell offered an upbeat assessment of the state of the U.S. economy.

walmart-microsoft-071718.jpg Walmart Inc. has deepened its strategic partnership with Microsoft Corp. by choosing the technology giant as its preferred as well as strategic cloud provider and tap into the full range of Microsoft's cloud solutions. The five-year agreement brings together Amazon.com Inc.'s two major rivals. Walmart is Amazon's largest retail rival, while Microsoft is its biggest competitor in cloud computing.

floyd-july17.jpg American legendary boxer Floyd Mayweather is the world's highest-paid entertainer, according to Forbes magazine. He earned $285 million in pretax earnings across a 12-month period beginning 1 June 2017, almost entirely on the strength of his August 2017 victory against Conor McGregor. The high-profile fight is considered as the richest show in boxing history. George Clooney is second in the 20th

donald-trump2-071718.jpg President Donald Trump has received considerable criticism for his performance during a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday but was given an unsurprisingly more positive review from close ally Sean Hannity of Fox News.

wallstreet2-103112_17jul18.jpg After ending the previous session mixed, stocks continue to turn in a lackluster performance in morning trading on Tuesday. The major averages initially moved to the downside but have climbed back near the unchanged line since then.

trump-july17.jpg President Donald Trump faced a barrage of criticism including from within his administration and his party for defending Moscow and contradicting the American intelligence community's claim that Russia interfered in the 2016 US presidential election. At a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin following the Helsinki summit Monday, a reporter asked Trump if he believed

housing-market-index-071718.jpg Homebuilder confidence in the U.S. has held steady in the month of July, according to a report released by the National Association of Home Builders on Tuesday. The report said the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index remained unchanged in July after dipping to 68 in June.

dailycryptob-july17.jpg Most cryptocurrencies were in the green Tuesday morning, extending their gains from a day earlier. Bitcoin was rising, while Ethereum was modestly lower. Market sentiment was boosted by several news such as major investment firm BlackRock and hedge fund billionaire Steven Cohen were entering the cryptocurrency market. Such moves mean more institutional money will flow into the nascent market.

industrial-production-071718.jpg Partly reflecting a rebound in auto production, the Federal Reserve released a report on Tuesday showing industrial production in the U.S. increased in line with economist estimates in the month of June. The Fed said industrial production climbed by 0.6 percent.

uk-labor-market-071718.jpg Britain's employment level set a fresh record in the three months to May and unemployment was unchanged, yet pay growth eased to its lowest in six months, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed Tuesday. The number of employment was a record high 32.399 million in the March to May period, rising by 137,000 from the previous three months.

bitpay-july17.jpg The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) granted BitLicense, the license of virtual currency activities, to Bitcoin and blockchain payment processor BitPay, Inc. This will allow the company to facilitate payment in Bitcoin between merchants and consumers in the State of New York.

bisb-july17.jpg The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, which sets the standards for banks across the world, is measuring the extent of banks' exposure to "crypto assets" such as Bitcoin. The latest report was delivered to the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors for their meeting in Buenos Aires on July 21-22.

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