Image of the month by NASA – Supermoon

The Moon is seen as is rises, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 in Washington. This full Moon is the first of three consecutive supermoons. The next two will occur on Jan. 1 and Jan. 31, 2018. A supermoon occurs when the moon’s orbit is closest (perigee) to Earth at the same time it is full. More … Continue reading Image of the month by NASA – Supermoon

House Republicans introduce 2-week stop-gap to fund government, children’s health insurance program

House Republicans introduced a temporary stop-gap spending bill to fund the government through Dec. 22. The bill maintains current spending levels and includes a temporary protection for the Children's Health Insurance Program Democratic leaders will meet with President Donald Trump later this week to begin negotiations on a longer-term spending bill   House Republicans on … Continue reading House Republicans introduce 2-week stop-gap to fund government, children’s health insurance program

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: ASNA, AAP & more

Ascena Retail stock plunged 20 percent in extended trading after the company posted weak guidance for the upcoming financial quarter. That news overshadowed earnings and revenue that met Wall Street expectations. In a statement Chief Executive David Jaffe called the most recent quarter "disappointing," due to "fashion missteps that we cannot afford in today's environment," … Continue reading Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: ASNA, AAP & more

Wall Street sets record highs after passage of Donald Trump’s tax cuts

Investors buy heavily into US shares in wake of Senate’s passage of package of big tax cuts for corporations and high earners   Shares on Wall Street have hit record levels as financial markets around the world anticipate the biggest package of US tax cuts since Ronald Reagan was in the White House in the … Continue reading Wall Street sets record highs after passage of Donald Trump’s tax cuts