In his latest striking and unorthodox move, Trump announced last night via Twitter that he had accepted an invitation from Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto for a meeting in Mexico today.  The meeting, set to take place just hours before

BRASILIA : Brazil’s central bank kept interest rates at a decade high for the ninth straight time on Wednesday, but signaled a rate cut could be in the cards later this year if stubbornly high inflation subsides. In a unanimous

U.S. market indexes were lower Wednesday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 18400.88 for a loss of -53.42 points or -0.29 percent. The S&P 500 was also down, closing at 2170.95 for a loss of -5.17

WASHINGTON : The United States has accused the European Union of grabbing revenue intended for U.S. coffers when it ordered Apple Inc (AAPL.O) to pay up to $ 14.5 billion in back taxes, a decision that could cause friction at

BRASILIA : Brazil’s Senate removed President Dilma Rousseff from office on Wednesday for breaking budgetary laws, ending an impeachment process that has polarized the scandal-plagued country and paralyzed its politics for nine months. Senators voted 61-20 to convict Rousseff for

Bond investor Bill Gross ramped up his criticism of the Federal Reserve on Wednesday, characterizing chair Janet Yellen and her predecessors and contemporaries at other central banks of mastering “the art of market manipulation.” In his latest Investment Outlook, Gross

MUMBAI : The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a 63.2 billion rupee ($ 944 million) fine on 10 cement companies and a trade body for price fixing, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs said a statement. The order issued

NEW YORK : PREMARKET WORLD NEWS Sep E-mini S&Ps (ESU16 unch) are down -0.05%, led by losses in energy producing stocks with crude oil (CLV16 -0.80%) down -0.67% at a 2-week low. European stocks are up +0.48% at a 2-week

Apple’s $ 14.5 billion EU tax fine may take a bigger bite out of the iPhone maker than shareholders are acknowledging.  Shares of the iPhone maker fell just just 82 cents, or less than 0.8% on Tuesday, to $ 106,

NEW YORK : U.S. stock futures are pointing lower in pre-market trading for Wednesday, August 31. The Dow Futures are at 18432.0 for a loss of -12.00 points. The S&P 500 Futures are at 2174.25 for a loss of