News Reality

Stock indexes fall sharply

by www.latimes.com

A batch of disappointing company earnings news helped put investors in a selling mood Tuesday, pulling U.S. stocks sharply lower. 

Healthcare companies led the broad market slide, which more than wiped out gains from the day before. Materials, utilities and technology stocks were among the big...


Read Full Article On www.latimes.com
Latest
Like a sprinkling of Disney’s trademark magic, the hidden-in-plain-sight high-tech special effects in the new “Frozen” musical at Disney California Adventure weave seamlessly and effortlessly into
The 2017 Academy Award nominations live: Who will survive the onslaught of 'La La Lands'' 14 nominations? Jan. 24, 2017, 4:15 p.m. "La La Land" did what 800-lb gorillas are supposed to do: dominat
The hotly contested Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipeline projects that President Trump brought back to life with the stroke of a pen Tuesday may still never get built — but for Trump, that isn’t
The 2017 Academy Award nominations live: Who will survive the onslaught of 'La La Lands'' 14 nominations? Jan. 24, 2017, 4:15 p.m. "La La Land" did what 800-lb gorillas are supposed to do: dominat
President Trump told leaders of the country's largest automakers Tuesday that he will curtail "unnecessary" environmental regulations and make it easier to build plants in the U.S., changes that h
Jan 24 (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's new governor wants to replace a law that allows the U.S. territory redirect revenues earmarked for bondholders to pay for essential services, the latest move to court
Essential Politics: Gov. Brown delivers State of the State address, Xavier Becerra is sworn in as California's new attorney general Jan. 24, 2017, 3:54 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily l
The artist responsible for the “Hollyweed” sign prank now has his sights set on President Trump. On Saturday, Zachary Cole Fernandez hung a large sign with the word “IMPEACH” scrawled in blue and
Former investment banker Emmanuel Macron has emerged as the dark horse in France's Presidential elections, where he is rising in the polls behind front runners Francois Fillon and Marine Le Pen.
The poor trading drove PZ Cussons, which also makes Imperial Leather and Carex, to reveal a 37.8 per cent fall in profit in the year to November 30 to £24.9million.
Heavy storms that hammered California over the weekend have been linked to at least four deaths, including that of a couple who vanished in turbulent waters off the Central Coast and a motorist wh
Yesterday the firm admitted it was cautious about the future despite putting in place rules to prevent customers losing more than their original stake.
NEW YORK, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Activist hedge fund Marcato Capital Management LP said on Tuesday that Virtus Investment Partners Inc should fund its $513 million purchase of RidgeWorth Investment with c
The 2017 Academy Award nominations live: Who will survive the onslaught of 'La La Lands'' 14 nominations? Jan. 24, 2017, 4:15 p.m. "La La Land" did what 800-lb gorillas are supposed to do: dominat
Charlie Liteky, an Army chaplain in Vietnam who was awarded the Medal of Honor for rescuing more than 20 wounded men but later gave it back in protest and became a peace activist, has died. Liteky
The restaurant may be in Florida or New Jersey, but to many Memphis equals great barbecue.        
Trump to reopen Keystone and Dakota Access pipeline negotiations Jan. 24, 2017, 3:26 p.m. This is our look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: New actions could open a
Trump to reopen Keystone and Dakota Access pipeline negotiations Jan. 24, 2017, 3:26 p.m. This is our look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: New actions could open a
The Centrica-owned supplier left tens of thousands of business customers with delayed or inaccurate bills after it launched a computer billing system in March 2014, according to Ofgem.
Figures from the Office for National Statistics yesterday showed the UK owed a record £1,698,100,000,000 at the end of 2016 – or £26,000 per person.
The company said revenues rose 24 per cent to just over £1bn in the 12 months to the end of October after it sold 2,870 newly built homes – 5 per cent more than the previous year.
* Announcement in relation to in-principle approval for proposed spin-off
Gavin Patterson was dismissive when questioned just a few short months ago about a £145m write-down at the group's Italian operation.
President Trump reportedly has decided to retain FBI Director James Comey, though no official announcement has been made by the White House. If Comey is indeed staying on, that will be disappointi
Chris Salmon said foreign exchange markets had functioned effectively when it came to a 'well-telegraphed' event but had experienced a 'dearth of liquidity' during sterling's 'flash crash' in Octobe
Markets were stunned by the group's admission that 'inappropriate behaviour' had caused it to exaggerate profits in Italy for a number of years.
Lawyers for the state and businesses clashed in a Sacramento appeals court Tuesday over how much power California has to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and whether that authority includes raisi
A missing 15-year-old boy who authorities feared may have stolen his family’s guns after a dispute with a girl was found armed with a gun at an Arcadia mall, Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials
WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - U.S. asset managers pleaded on Tuesday for a delay to international rules on variation margin, the collateral posted for swaps, saying in a letter to international regul
Don't procrastinate! You can set yourself up for a strong year financially if you act now.        
Record producer, multi-instrumentalist and frequent Kanye West collaborator Mike Dean has found a new beat in Studio City, buying the home of stand-up comic Russell Peters for $2.5 million. The Me
Yancoal Australia is buying the mining giant's Coal & Allied Industries for £2bn – an initial £1.6bn then five annual payments of £80m. Rio will also be entitled to potential royalties after the sal
* United Financial Bancorp Inc announces record earnings for fourth quarter, quarterly dividend and annual meeting date
Here's a comparison between Donald Trump and Barack Obama regarding the stock market situation they inherited when they first took office as president of the United States.     

Recent News

Utah searching for signature win against No. 10 Oregon

Utah is exceeding expectations after being picked to finish eighth in the Pac-12        
Read Full Article

Rest over as Patriots begin Super Bowl prep for Falcons

After taking a day to review and recharge following his team's AFC championship win over Pittsburgh, the New England coach said Tuesday that the coaching staff's preparations are fully underway for th
Read Full Article

Curry honored by high school, college in return to Charlotte

Stephen Curry said he doesn't have many regrets in life _ except maybe one        
Read Full Article

KBL All-Stars do Mannequin Challenge mid-game

The Mannequin Challenge is not totally dead yet.        
Read Full Article

Nate Robinson is waiting for LeBron’s call

Shoot your shot, Nate Robinson.        
Read Full Article

James: Even with rookie, Joe Gibbs Racing remains a confident juggernaut

Daniel Suarez will have to quickly adapt to the Cup Series after taking over for Carl Edwards.        
Read Full Article

Brewers agree to minor-league deal with RHP Joba Chamberlain

The Milwaukee Brewers added another veteran to their bullpen after right-hander Joba Chamberlain agreed to a minor-league contract that includes an invitation to the big-league camp    
Read Full Article

Red Wings’ Goalies Have Struggled Since Injury To Jimmy Howard

The Detroit Red Wings come into Tuesday night’s tilt against the Boston Bruins having only won six of their previous... Read More »
Read Full Article

Ted Cruz Wins Twitter With Hilarious Tweet About Duke’s Grayson Allen

Has anyone ever seen Ted Cruz and Grayson Allen together in the same place before? (Just saying.) If you look... Read More »
Read Full Article

Popular Finance

BRIEF-China Evergrande says received from stock exchange in-principle approval for spin-off

* Announcement in relation to in-principle approval for proposed spin-off
Read Full Article

UPDATE 1-Marcato Capital urges Virtus to use cash to buy RidgeWorth

NEW YORK, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Activist hedge fund Marcato Capital Management LP said on Tuesday that Virtus Investment Partners Inc should fund its $513 million purchase of RidgeWorth Investment with c
Read Full Article

Puerto Rico governor wants new debt policy as creditor talks ramp up

Jan 24 (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's new governor wants to replace a law that allows the U.S. territory redirect revenues earmarked for bondholders to pay for essential services, the latest move to court
Read Full Article

Missing teen who triggered school district lockdown found at Arcadia mall with a gun

A missing 15-year-old boy who authorities feared may have stolen his family’s guns after a dispute with a girl was found armed with a gun at an Arcadia mall, Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials
Read Full Article

Even Comey's critics should be glad he's staying

President Trump reportedly has decided to retain FBI Director James Comey, though no official announcement has been made by the White House. If Comey is indeed staying on, that will be disappointi
Read Full Article

Trump to reopen Keystone and Dakota Access pipeline negotiations

Trump to reopen Keystone and Dakota Access pipeline negotiations Jan. 24, 2017, 3:26 p.m. This is our look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: New actions could open a
Read Full Article

Senate confirms Nikki Haley as Trump's pick for U.N. ambassador

Trump to reopen Keystone and Dakota Access pipeline negotiations Jan. 24, 2017, 3:26 p.m. This is our look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: New actions could open a
Read Full Article

'Meryl Streep just feels like a check-the-box nomination': L.A. Times critics on the new Oscar nominations

The 2017 Academy Award nominations live: Who will survive the onslaught of 'La La Lands'' 14 nominations? Jan. 24, 2017, 4:15 p.m. "La La Land" did what 800-lb gorillas are supposed to do: dominat
Read Full Article

Charlie Liteky, Army chaplain who gave back Medal of Honor and became peace activist, dies at 85

Charlie Liteky, an Army chaplain in Vietnam who was awarded the Medal of Honor for rescuing more than 20 wounded men but later gave it back in protest and became a peace activist, has died. Liteky
Read Full Article