Swiss Unpegging Stokes European Currency Concerns. But how should we prepare for more bad news ... As of this morning, the Swiss franc surged to exceed the euro's market value. Against the dollar, the franc moved from near parity to 0.87. Against the British pound, CHF moved from 1.5 to 1.3. The ... 01/19/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
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Oh brother. The entire weather blog should be a series of apologetic disclaimers today. We still don't know what we don't know, but models continue to suggest accumulating slush late in the weekend, especially Sunday night when we lose the sun's infrared radiation. No problems today; the sun may even peek through.
The economy grew at just a 0.7 percent rate in the first quarter of 2017, the Commerce Department reported Friday, marking the slowest quarterly expansion rate in three years. The clip is a steep drop-off from the previous period, when the economy grew at a 2.1 percent annual rate in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Despite President Trump's promises to boost economic growth, consumer spending in his first quarter in office increased by just 0.3 percent, which Bloomberg reported was "the worst performance since 2009."
Economists had projected a sluggish first quarter and expect growth to bounce back in the second quarter.
Sean Hannity is defending Fox News Channel president Bill Shine following a report that members of the controlling Murdoch family refused to release a statement of support for the executive.
New York magazine cites anonymous sources in reporting that Shine recently asked 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch and his brother, Lachlan, who's the company's co-chairman, for a statement of support amid a spat of negative publicity for the network.