S&P 500 Record in Sight as Big 5 Add $500 Billion

The rally in mega-cap tech stocks is poised to close a final chapter in the history of the dot-com bubble. Namely, after a 17-year hiatus, it’s put the S&P 500 Information Technology Index within spitting distance of a record, making it one of the last of the benchmark’s 11 major industry groups to complete the... Continue Reading →


Dozens of Countries Hit by Largest Cyber-Extortion Hack in History

Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion attack Friday that locked up computers and held users’ files for ransom at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies. It was believed to the biggest attack of its kind ever recorded. The malicious software behind the onslaught appeared to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft... Continue Reading →

Whitehouse Confirms Shortlist to Head FBI

The Trump administration is considering nearly a dozen candidates -- a list that includes top current and former lawmakers as well as law enforcement figures -- to replace fired FBI Director James Comey, a White House official briefed on the matter told Fox News on Friday.  The timeline for a nomination is unclear, but the... Continue Reading →

US Government Post $182 Billion Surplus in April

The U.S. government had a $182 billion budget surplus in April, confounding market expectations for a deficit, according to Treasury Department data released on Wednesday.The budget surplus was $106 billion in April 2016, according to Treasury's monthly budget statement. The fiscal 2017 year-to-date deficit was $344 billion compared with $353 billion in the same period... Continue Reading →

Trump Picks Voter ID Advocate for Election Fraud Panel

President Trump on Thursday named Kris W. Kobach, the Kansas secretary of state who has pressed for aggressive measures to crack down on undocumented immigrants, to a commission investigating vote fraud, following through on his unsubstantiated claim that millions of “illegals” voted for his Democratic rival and robbed him of victory in the national popular... Continue Reading →

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