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German industrial output rises more than expected in April

Excluding energy and construction, industrial production gained 0.4 percent. April's increase was driven in particular by the production of energy and intermediate goods. In Germany, the Europe's largest economy, business confidence surged to the highest level since 1991, and manufacturers and service providers are seeing the fastest growth in six years.


Trump heading to Ohio to talk infrastructure

Trump heading to Ohio to talk infrastructure

Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas said privatization of air traffic control would hurt all but the nation's largest airports. Jerry Moran, R-Kansas. About 60% of grain exports use inland waterways, and up to 25% of the nation's coal and petroleum are moved in this way as well.



Brokerages Set American Midstream Partners LP (AMID) Price Target at $18.25

Moreover, Harvest Fund Advsrs Limited Co has 0.63% invested in Summit Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:SMLP) for 2.44 million shares. Royal Bank of Canada downgraded Penntex Midstream Partners from an "outperform" rating to a "sector perform" rating and boosted their price target for the company from $19.00 to $20.00 in a research note on Friday, May 19th.



Polls open in UK election after campaign marred by attacks

Theresa May has used her final campaign event to frame Thursday's election as a choice about Brexit , claiming that she alone could ensure that leaving the European Union would be a success. She has proven to be a headstrong leader in the face of adversity and terror. The attacks have raised awkward questions about May's record. "Professor David Cutts, an expert in political science at the University of Birmingham, said Mrs May's visits to Labour safe seats showed confidence in the ...


Trump nominates former assistant attorney general as new FBI Director

Trump nominates former assistant attorney general as new FBI Director

US stocks slipped in early afternoon trading on Wednesday, weighed down by a fall in oil prices, while caution reigned ahead of Thursday's major political and economic events. The White House and its allies have been looking for ways to offset that potentially damaging testimony and have been working on strategies aimed at undermining Comey's credibility.


Uber fires exec who obtained rape victim's medical records

Uber fires exec who obtained rape victim's medical records

The majority of the complaints were from workers in San Francisco, where Uber is based. More disturbing is that he was only let go once reporters began asking questions about his actions, despite Kalanick and several other high-level executives having knowledge of what he had done.