Daily Archives: April 7, 2018

ECRI’s Lakshman Achuthan turns sour on US economy, growth

One of Wall Street’s veteran economic forecasters will be toning down his economic growth forecast. The Economic Cycle Research Institute’s Lakshman Achuthan told CNBC his leading indicators are pointing to a slowdown which’s picking up momentum — highlighting one particular trend from the latest unemployment rate chart which supports his case. “What genuinely caught our eye, will be which unemployment ...

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Jennie Garth’s Husband Files for Divorce

Jennie Garth can be 1 woman.  The actress’ husband, David Abrams, filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences in Los Angeles on Friday, ET confirms. The news comes nearly a few months after ET learned of the pair’s marriage troubles.  According to a court document obtained by ET, Abrams lists the date of separation as August 29, 2017. He asks to terminate the ...

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ISS recommends against Goldman pay plan, worried on costs

Proxy advisor Institutional Shareholder Services on Friday recommended investors vote against a stock plan for employees at Goldman Sachs Group Inc, concerned about its costs along with the bank’s heavy use of stock-based compensation. In a report to clients sent by an ISS spokesman, the leading proxy advisor wrote in which the “the cost of the company’s equity plan along ...

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Trump pushes back on reports he is usually considering replacing Attorney General Sessions with embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt

President Donald Trump on Friday pushed back against reports that will he floated the idea of replacing Attorney General Jeff Sessions with embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. “Do you believe that will the Fake News Media is usually pushing hard on a story that will I am going to replace A.G. Jeff Sessions with EPA Chief Scott Pruitt, who is ...

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US farmers in ‘precarious position’ with China amid trade war fears

China’s announcement This specific past week also concerns different agricultural commodities, particularly wheat, frozen beef along with cotton. “which will be unsettling to see American-produced beef listed as a target for retaliation,” said Kent Bacus, director of international trade along with market access for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. “This specific will be a battle between two governments, along with ...

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Ben Sasse, Republicans criticize Trump tariffs on China

Senators through states reliant on farming are pushing the president not to implement his proposed levies, which are designed to punish alleged unfair trade practices by China. “He’s threatening to light American agriculture on fire,” Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., said in a statement Thursday night. “Let’s absolutely take on Chinese bad behavior, nevertheless which has a plan that will punishes ...

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