Tag: Wednesday

3 Stocks That Got Slammed on Wednesday

Many of us had a terrible, no-good, bad day on the stock market Wednesday. Investors are nervous about the prospects for the economy, and spooked about the increasingly heated rhetoric coming from the most powerful politicians in the land. As a result, even the most popular top stocks really took it on the chin today.…

Bank of Canada to make interest rate announcement Wednesday

OTTAWA —The Bank of Canada will decide today whether to continue raising interest rates, and will issue its latest predictions for the Canadian economy. Most economists expect the central bank to retain its key rate at 1.25 per cent, the level it has been at since the last quarter-point increase in January. But they’ll be…

Senate to vote Wednesday on opening debate on tax bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate will vote later Wednesday on whether to begin debate on a Republican tax bill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told the chamber. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, accompanied by Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO), speaks with reporters following the party luncheons on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. November 14, 2017.…