Disaster-hit Venezuela's oil output plummets in 2017 to…
January 20, 2018
The shale revolution could help to alleviate USA reliance on foreign oil, while also supporting a bid to export to more countries around the world. Preliminary data for December suggest a further fall of 42.7 million barrels for the last month of 2017. (more...)
Tips on How to Survive the "Bomb Cyclone"
January 13, 2018
That warm air rises and forms into a cloud where cold and warm air meet, producing turbulence that's needed for lightning to form. Sporadic delays were reported on transit systems , including NY state's Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North commuter lines, as well as the Boston area's Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) system. (more...)
Bills dealing with multiple injuries after win in Atlanta
October 04, 2017
In that respect, the player himself has no issue with continuing to be called upon for long-range field goals; in fact, he actually likes it. Buffalo's defense stopped the Falcons at the Bills 10 with less than a minute remaining when Matt Ryan couldn't complete a fourth-down pass to Taylor Gabriel . (more...)
Other View: Tax reform for cowards
October 01, 2017
Our bloated, 75,000 page tax code is costly and confusing. Even some fiscal conservatives in NY noted that the while some of the tax changes would help the middle class, such as cuts in federal rates and a near doubling of the standard deduction , the net outcome could be a negative for New Yorkers - both for the middle class and some of the rich, especially compared to states with lower taxes. (more...)
Will Puerto Rico be Trump's Katrina moment?
September 28, 2017
Officials have described "apocalyptic" conditions , which are only expected to get worse, and Puerto Rico's governor Ricardo Rosselló has deemed Maria the biggest catastrophe in the island's history. Now Forster says two more members plan to head to Puerto Rico very soon, one of whom is leaving tomorrow. For example, while 1.5 million meals have been distributed, the island has 3.2 million people, many of them in need of assistance. (more...)
Dudley sees Fed rate hikes; inflation weakness 'fading'
September 27, 2017
The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index slipped 6.70 points or 0.12 percent to 5,664.30 while the broader All Ordinaries index closed marginally lower at 5,725.50. While analysts expect not much will be done immediately, with the absence of other headline-dominating news, it will still be the key event. In data on Tuesday, the US CB consumer confidence came in at 119.8 for September, which was close to the expected print but below August's reading of 120.4. (more...)