Wall St Week Ahead – Investors look to earnings for market direction

By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors attempting to determine whether U.S. equities will rebound from Friday’s selloff or continue to sink will look to a deluge of earnings next week for a clearer picture of the economy. The S&P dropped 1.1 percent on Friday, its biggest decline since March 25. Equities lost ground after industrials Honeywell International and

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Labour plans exploitation crackdown

Immigration has featured prominently in the TV election debates A unit to prosecute gangmasters who exploit workers and “drag down” others’ wages would be set up under a Labour government, Ed Miliband is to announce. In a speech on immigration, he will also say all healthcare professionals should speak good English. David Cameron will pledge to make pensions campaigner Ros

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Charges dropped for nine journalists

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson will not be prosecuted under Operation Elveden Charges against nine journalists accused of making illegal payments to public officials have been dropped by the Crown Prosecution Service. Nine of the 12 journalists awaiting trial under Operation Elveden will not be prosecuted, after an urgent review. The Society of Editors called the investigation

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Obama appeal to Gulf states on Libya

Rival militia have been battling for control since the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 President Obama has called on Gulf nations to use their influence on Libya’s warring factions to help resolve the chaotic situation there. He said those nations had been seen to “fan the flames of military conflict” in the North African country. Libya has been in

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Norwich City 0-1 Middlesbrough

84:11 Substitution Substitution Substitution, Middlesbrough. Kike replaces Patrick Bamford. 83:19 Attempt missed. Patrick Bamford (Middlesbrough) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Lee Tomlin with a through ball. 81:40 Corner, Norwich City. Conceded by Adam Clayton. 81:23 Nathan Redmond (Norwich City) wins a free kick in the defensive half. 81:23 Foul by

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What happened to 56 inch chest of Modi: Lalu on Pak flag waving in J&K

Patna: RJD President Lalu Prasad on Friday assailed the PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir for failing to prevent waving of Pakistani flags and raising of pro-Pakistan slogans by separatist leaders and questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s ability. “Narendra Modi and BJP during campaign for Lok Sabha election used to say that Pakistan would not be able to talk to

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