‘The Fed has gone crazy’: Trump rails against Federal Reserve over rate hikes amid market plunge

Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump said he believes “the Fed has gone crazy” amid recent interest rate hikes. Trump’s statement comes after stocks plunged on Wednesday. The Nasdaq Composite index and the Dow Jones dropped more than 4% and 800 points respectively. The Fed is expected to raise interest rate through the end of 2018 […]

‘Nothing will prepare you’: Daniher preps coaches for plunge

Video Image Another questionable review1:48 AFL: The Fox Footy commentary team have questioned why a score review was overturned despite evidence that supported the referee’s original decision. June 10th 2018 a day ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/AFL/ Jeremy Howe has been named for the Magpies. Picture: Michael Klein Jon RalphHerald Sun Share Share on Facebook […]

Stocks plunge, gold spikes after Trump taunts Russia with missile strikes in Syria

The top three American indices – S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq Composite – have all declined on pre-market trading following the escalation of tensions between nuclear superpowers Russia and the US. All three indices were losing over one percent before the opening bell in New York. Futures dropped significantly after US President […]

China’s stockmarket plunge: this time it’s different

A CHINESE new-year message from the American embassy in Beijing looked innocuous. It welcomed the Year of the Dog on Weibo, a microblog, with photos of the embassy staff’s pooches and a video greeting from the ambassador and his wife, each with a dog in hand. But it soon attracted 10,000 angry responses. The post […]

Gogglebox cast SHAKE-UP as original member QUITS: ‘I’m taking the plunge’

Chris Butland-Steed, who appeared on the sofa with his former lover Stephen Webb in Brighton, has announced he will be leaving the Channel 4  show.  The Gogglebox regular and hairdresser has been on the hit reality programme for five years since its inception.  However, Chris took to Twitter to confirm he would be leaving before […]

China’s stockmarket plunge: this time it’s different

A CHINESE new-year message from the American embassy in Beijing looked innocuous. It welcomed the Year of the Dog on Weibo, a microblog, with photos of the embassy staff’s pooches and a video greeting from the ambassador and his wife, each with a dog in hand. But it soon attracted 10,000 angry responses. The post […]

White House downplays worries about stock market plunge, says ‘the fundamentals of this economy are very strong’

Michael Nagle/Getty Images White House Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah played down concern over the stock market’s intense sell-off. Shah told reporters “markets do fluctuate” and “the fundamentals of this economy are very strong.” White House officials are downplaying the recent chaos in the stock market, saying its a short-term wobble and the US economy […]