Articles by: Rexford Register Staff Writer

De Blasio announces he‘s ending pursuit of 2020 presidential nomination

De Blasio announces he‘s ending pursuit of 2020 presidential nomination

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced live on MSNBC‘s "Morning Joe" program that he is ending his pursuit of the Democratic presidential nomination, saying he will support the candidate who emerges victorious from the party‘s primaries. He has not, he said, given any thought to endorsing a particular former intraparty rival. He said speculation about a a split within […]

by × September 23, 2019 ×
British pound gains after Juncker says Brexit deal can be had

British pound gains after Juncker says Brexit deal can be had

The British pound jumped against rivals on Friday after European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said a Brexit deal was possible. Juncker made the comments in an late Thursday and the remarks reassured some investors who are worried a no-deal Brexit for Britain was a growing possibility. "I had a meeting with Boris Johnson, the prime minster. this was a rather […]

by × September 23, 2019 ×
Major stock indexes have all turned lower at midday Friday

Major stock indexes have all turned lower at midday Friday

U.S. stocks on Friday turned firmly lower in afternoon trade, knocked down after reports that a China trade delegate was cancelling a planned trip to Montana farms. A representative for the confirmed that the Chinese delegation intended to visit Montana farmland as a part of continuing discussions with the U.S. on trade, but China changed travel plans and would be […]

by × September 23, 2019 ×
Stocks close lower Friday as China trade snub thwarts early rally

Stocks close lower Friday as China trade snub thwarts early rally

U.S. stocks erased early morning gains to close lower Friday, after pessimism over U.S.-China trade relations rose following a decision by the Chinese trade delegation to cancel visits to farms in Montana and Nebraska, potentially signalling a lack of progress on trade negotiations. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell about 161 points, or 0.6%, to close at 26,934, the S&P […]

by × September 23, 2019 ×
Microsoft yield tops Apple‘s after dividend-hike announcement

Microsoft yield tops Apple‘s after dividend-hike announcement

Shares of Microsoft Corp. rose 1.3% to pace the premarket gainers among the Dow Jones Industrial Average‘s components, after the software behemoth announced an and approved a $40 billion stock repurchase program. Based on Wednesday‘s stock closing price of $138.52, the new annual dividend rate of $2.04 raises Microsoft‘s implied dividend yield to 1.47% from 1.33%, to leapfrog Apple Inc.‘s […]

by × September 21, 2019 ×