New York state ban on flavored e-cigarettes given final approval By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vape as he walks on Broadway in New York City By Alex Dobuzinskis (Reuters) – New York became the second state to ban flavored e-cigarettes on Tuesday after its Democratic governor called for emergency action in response to concerns about their rising use among teens and a nationwide spate of lung illnesses. Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday called for an urgent meeting of the state’s Public Health and Health Planning Council to consider the proposed ban. The panel on Tuesday voted to…

Japan Has Y136.3 Billion Deficit In August

Japan posted a merchandise trade deficit of 136.329 billion yen in August, the Ministry of Finance said on Wednesday. That beat forecasts for a shortfall of 365.4 billion yen following the 250.7 billion yen deficit in July. Exports were down 8.2 percent on year to 6.140 trillion yen, also topping expectations for a decline of 10.9 percent following the 1.5 percent annual drop in the previous month. Imports sank an annual 12.0 percent versus forecasts for a decline of 11.0 percent after easing 1.2 percent a month earlier. For comments…

Invesco Launches Two Corporate Bond ETFs

Invesco Launches Two Corporate Bond ETFs

Invesco launched two new ETF entries as a part of their BulletShares suite on Thursday, Sept. 12. The Invesco BulletShares 2027 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF and the Invesco BulletShares 2029 Corporate Bond ETF (BSCT n/a) have now found their way to the NYSE. Both funds seek to track the investment results of their respective indexes. BSJR is based on the Nasdaq BulletShares USD High Yield Corporate Bond 2017 Index. The fund will invest at least 80% of its total assets in corporate bonds comprising the index. The fund does…