Former Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein is backing President Trump’s tariffs on China as a tool to pressure the Asian nation into a trade agreement with the U.S. Continue Reading Below “Tariffs might be an effective negotiating tool. Saying it hurts ...

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SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s crumbling housing market looks set to stabilize over coming months as hopes of interest rate cuts and loosening of mortgage rules have boosted buyer inquiries, property and mortgage brokers say. Home prices across Australia ...

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Details on FCA-Renault partnership likely Monday A deal with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Renault could pave a path toward a wider arrangement involving Nissan, according to various reports. Check out this story on Freep.com: https://www.freep.com/story ...

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An ongoing dispute between District lawmakers and the city’s chief financial officer threatens to derail tens of millions in proposed renovations to dangerously neglected public housing complexes. As the D.C. Council prepares for a final vote Tuesday on ...

Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up
TURIN, Italy/LONDON (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say.   YAHOO!  
Uniper chairman calls for signal from Fortum to resolve dispute
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Uniper's chairman on Sunday said talks with major shareholder Fortum to resolve a dispute between the two companies were on hold after two of the German utility's board ...   YAHOO!  
U.S Mortgages – Mortgage Rates Fall for a 4th Consecutive Week
Mortgage rates fell for a 4 th consecutive week in the week ending 23 rd May. 30-year fixed rates fell by 1 basis point following on from a 3 basis point fall from the previous week. The 1 basis point fall took 30-year rates to 4.06% according to figures ...   YAHOO!  
Papa John’s Founder John Schnatter Sold a Huge Block of Stock
Papa John’s International founder John Schnatter has stepped up his sales of company shares by a factor of 10. Schnatter disclosed last week the sale of an additional $161.4 million of Papa John’s stock, and that he won’t be selling any more stock ...   Barron's  
Social Security and Medicare: Follow the cash to see how healthy they are
At last! A cause for celebration. Feel free to dance in the streets. April 22 was a great day for people hoping to live beyond 2034. The Social Security Trustees 2019 report told us that the program would remain solvent through 2035. That's an entire ...   Dallas Morning News  
Weak Manufacturing PMI Data Drives Gold Higher, Crude Lower; Natural Gas Traders Focused on Weather
It was a pretty uneventful week in the gold, crude oil and natural gas markets until Thursday when a pair of reports changed the short-term tone. For gold and crude oil, it was a weaker-than ...   YAHOO!  
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: WeissLaw LLP Investigates Chesapeake Lodging Trust
NEW YORK, May 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the Board of Directors of Chesapeake Lodging Trust ...   YAHOO!  
Beyond Pricey? Our Reporters Try the Beyond Meat Burger, Talk Business Model
Would you trade out your normal burger for a Beyond Meat Burger? TheStreet conducted a Beyond Meat burger taste test to better understand the hype that this company has seen since it went public on May 2. It has been one of the most successful IPO's of ...   The Street on MSN.com  
First-time homebuyers encounter obstacles as prices rise quicker than incomes, analysis finds
An analysis discovered millennials looking to buy their first home have come across obstacles including the rush to buy homes as house values in the U.S. have rose faster than incomes. Continue Reading Below In the seven years since the housing crash ended ...   Fox Business Network  
Trump digs at Japan for 'substantial' trade advantage and calls for more investment in US
The president's state visit comes amid tensions with carmaker Toyota over potential auto tariffs. Trump has repeatedly threatened Japanese and European carmakers with tariffs. The biggest U.S. gasoline price surge in years is running out of steam just in ...   CNBC