After Saudi arms deal, defense shares fly

Banking on such bullish trends, investing in some solid defense stocks seems judicious. Towards the end of a year ago the U.S. Department of State revealed that there were plans for Saudi Arabia to purchase CH-47F Chinook cargo choppers besides related equipment, support and training worth approximately $3.51 billion.

United States extends sanctions relief under Iran nuclear deal

United States extends sanctions relief under Iran nuclear deal

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is extending sanctions relief for Iran that was granted under the 2015 nuclear agreement , while imposing new economic penalties over Iranian ballistic-missile activity. The US says the programme is a breach of worldwide law because the missiles could carry nuclear warheads in the future. Jones' remarks accompanied the State Department's semi-annual report to Congress on sanctions targeting Iran's human rights abuses .

Trump brings Middle East tour to Israel

President Donald Trump has arrived in Israel for the second part of his first foreign trip. Then , he confronted these leaders with strong words about the unacceptability of coexisting with the violence radicalism brings: "There can be no tolerating it, no accepting it, no excusing it, and no ignoring it".

Having previously clashed, Trump and Pope Francis meet

It avoided any direct mention of past flashpoints between Trump and the pontiff, such as the president's call for building a wall along the U.S./Mexico border to halt the flow of immigrants or his reported consideration of abandoning the Parish climate change agreement that Francis and his encyclical letter Laudato' Si helped to inspire.

Decreases Position in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Bridges Investment Management Inc.'s holdings in Johnson & Johnson were worth $7,800,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Spectrum Management Group Inc acquired 4,005 shares as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)'s stock rose 6.85%. Sei Invests owns 0% invested in Revlon Inc (NYSE:REV) for 61 shares. Sva Plumb Wealth Management Ltd Liability Com, Wisconsin-based fund reported 94,891 shares.

Yen Surges on US Political Uncertainties

Yen Surges on US Political Uncertainties

Early indications from US futures prices suggest significant declines for the Dow Jones Industrial Average at the opening bell, with the benchmark poised for a 127 point decline, the equivalent about 0.6%. The developments have left investors wondering whether the administration would be able to deliver pro-growth policies and tax reductions for corporations, as per Trump's campaign pledges.