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Hedge funds cut bets on rising West Texas Intermediate crude prices by 31 percent in the week ended June 20, pushing their net bullish position to the lowest in 10 months just as the U.S. benchmark slipped into a bear market. Wagers on declining prices reached a new high for the year.

 

The Washington Post is a legacy, old school fake news outlet. Aside from the New York Times , no newspaper carries more national clout.

 

Evidence of wider ties between Deutsche Bank and President Donald Trump's family and businesses is emerging after a report that the German bank lent Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner $285 million ahead of the presidential election. Deutsche Bank finalized a $285 million loan to Kushner's real estate company a month ahead of Election Day, The Washington Post reported late Sunday.

 

Jim Cramer shares his views every day on RealMoney . Click here for a real-time look at his insights and musings.

 

The Paris climate agreement is a key factor in preventing further damage to the ecosystem, and the tourism and seafood industries dependent on it - Twenty feet under water, Nature Conservancy biologist Jennifer Stein swims over to several large corals and pulls several laminated cards from her dive belt. "Disease," reads one, as she gestures to a coral that exhibits white splotches.

 

In this May 10, 2017 photo, a visitor walks past the logo of Takata Corp. at a Toyota showroom in Tokyo. Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo on Monday, June 26, 2017 and the U.S., drowned in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs.

 

Italy will commit as much as 17 billion euros to clean up of two failed banks in one of its wealthiest regions and support the takeover of their good assets by The government will initially provide Milan-based Intesa with about 5.2 billion euros to allow it to take on Veneto Banca SpA assets without hurting capital ratios, Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan said after an emergency cabinet meeting in Rome on Sunday. The European Commission said it approved the plan and that it's in-line with state-aid rules.

 

The families could reel off all the times they had called the media and written to Washington, but after all that trying, they had never heard anyone who mattered say anything like it: Most Mexican immigrants, Donald J. Trump declared in his first campaign speech, were "rapists" who were "bringing drugs, bringing crime" across the border. Now he had come to meet them, the families of people killed by undocumented immigrants, and they wanted to tell him he was right.

 

There are plenty of options available for investing your money with retirement in mind. Some are definitely better than others, though.

 

As many as 120 people were believed to be buried in southwestern China following a landslide on Saturday devastated a mountain village in Sichuan province, according to local reports. The landslide occurred at 6 a.m. local time, the Chinese state-run broadcaster China Central Television reported.

 

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday announced a $120 million fine against a Miami man accused of making more than 100 million spoofed robocalls in a three-month span. According to the FCC, Adrian Abramovich used those spoofed calls to trick consumers into listening to his advertising messages.

 

It'd been five shows in five states in the past nine days, and now Mario Cuomo and his band mates slouched in patio chairs outside an unfamiliar bungalow, giving no hint of the huge stakes of the backyard gig they were about to play. They sipped tequila and vodka from red plastic cups.

 

'You don't wait until the epidemic is killing everyone' - ex-NSA hacker blasts Obama's response to Russian election hacking A former hacker for the National Security Agency says the Obama administration failed to do its job when confronted with intelligence that showed Russia's attempt to influence the 2016 presidential election. "They were so busy thinking about retaliation and secrecy that they were not doing the thing that would make a difference," the source told Business Insider on condition of anonymity, given the sensitive nature of their work with Tailored Access Operations, the NSA's elite hacking unit.

 

Silicon Valley has an overworking problem. And in many cases, it sees that problem as an asset, not a liability.

 

Real estate investment trust Seritage, which owns the 20 real estate properties, confirmed the closings- 18 Sears stores and two Kmart stores - in a government filing Friday. Business Insider posted the list of stores slated to close.

 

You'd think that investors would have trading on corporate earnings down to a science by now. Think again, says Goldman Sachs.

 

A volunteer co-chair of the Nebraska Democratic Party's technology committee was fired after he made a derogatory reference to House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who was wounded in a shooting at a congressional baseball practice last week. "I'm glad he got shot," Montag allegedly said, according to The Post.

 


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