UPDATE 1-Brazil rate cut hopes gather momentum after low inflation print

(Adds details, comment, other banks’ forecasts) By Jamie McGeever BRASILIA, July 23 (Reuters) – Expectations that Brazil’s central bank will embark on an aggressive interest rate-cutting cycle perhaps as early as next week gathered momentum on Tuesday, after a measure of annual inflation fell to its lowest in over a year. Economists at Bank of America Merrill Lynch slashed their […]

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Pete Buttigieg blasted by South Bend police union president over low morale among officers

South Bend police warn of ‘mass exodus’ under Mayor Pete Buttigieg The South Bend Fraternal Order of Police says morale has tanked over the 2020 hopeful’s handling of an officer-involved shooting. The president of a South Bend, Indiana, chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police called out Mayor Pete Buttigieg for low morale among officers after some warned of a […]

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Movers & Shakers: July 23, 2019

Trump: Two-year debt ceiling and budget deal has been reached On Monday, President Trump tweeted that a two-year debt ceiling and budget deal has been reached. Stocks are looking at a higher open lifted by earnings optimism. Dow futures are signaling a 100 point jump at the open, as the S&P 500 hovers near record levels. Earnings from Coca-Cola and […]

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures rise, tracking global equities

July 23(Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index futures rose on Tuesday, tracking global equities as investors anticipate major central banks to cut interest rates in the near future. September futures on the S&P/TSX index were up 0.35% at 7:00 a.m. ET. The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX rose 32.94 points, or 0.20%, to 16,518.88 on Monday. Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini […]

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Sean Hannity: My top questions for James Comey

Sean Hannity’s questions for James Comey Sean Hannity’s questions for James Comey In the wake of James Comey publishing a list of questions he'd like to ask former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Sean Hannity offered his own set to the fired former FBI director. Comey's list, which appeared on the legal website, Lawfare, looked to be something of a blueprint for Democrats to […]

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Democratic voter who confronted Elizabeth Warren over her ancestry claims: 'She was starting to pander to me'

Democratic voter confronts Warren on Native American heritage Elizabeth Radecic speaks out on questioning Elizabeth Warren’s honesty over her ancestry claims. The Democratic voter who confronted Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., last week about the controversy surrounding her alleged Native American ancestry appeared on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" Monday to talk about why she questioned the 2020 presidential hopeful. "She […]

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New Yorker’s Jane Mayer, who once vilified Kavanaugh, ripped for Franken feature

Fox News Flash top headlines for July 22 Fox News Flash top headlines for July 22 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com The New Yorker’s Jane Mayer, who once vilified Justice Brett Kavanaugh, published an article Monday that was criticized as attempting to rehabilitate the image of former Democratic Sen. Al Franken. Mayer, along with #MeToo champion Ronan […]

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A pair of investment chiefs overseeing $248 billion break down the risky behavior that's threatening derail a wildly successful stock market strategy

Indexing and other passive investments have become enormously popular in recent years, but Sonal Desai and Ed Perks — a pair of chief investment officers at Franklin Templeton — say active management might be the best approach in today’s market. The two manage a combined $248 billion, and they say simple strategies like indexing look more and more risky as […]

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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Apple, Boeing, Lennox, Micron & more

Check out the companies making headlines midday: Halliburton — Oilfield services company Halliburton's stock rose 6.6% after the company announced its quarterly earnings before the opening bell. The company posted adjusted quarterly profits of 35 cents a share, beating estimates by 5 cents a share as the company continued to grow internationally and cut costs in North America. Apple — […]

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Air-conditioner maker Lennox cuts forecast, citing 'significantly cooler temperatures'

Lennox International lowers its 2019 guidance, partially based on colder temperatures. "Significantly cooler temperatures and higher precipitation across the United States adversely impacted the HVAC market in the second quarter," says Chairman and CEO Todd Bluedorn. The guidance cut comes after a heat wave swept through the United States this weekend. June was the hottest since National Oceanic and Atmospheric […]

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