Business

Trump to withdraw USA from global postal treaty

Trump to withdraw USA from global postal treaty The Trump administration says China's massive trade surplus with the USA reflects unfair practices and that it is stealing intellectual property and forcing American and other foreign companies to hand over technology in exchange for access to the Chinese market. [Full Article...]

Chinese vice premier stresses growth stability, risk prevention

Chinese vice premier stresses growth stability, risk prevention The growth figure for the July to September quarter was 6.5% from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics said . The news comes at a time when the Chinese economy has come up against a myriad of macroeconomic headwinds, with growing trade tensions with the U.S. [Full Article...]

Stranded at Mexico’s Southern Border, Migrants Consider Their Options

Stranded at Mexico’s Southern Border, Migrants Consider Their Options Where easily 3,000 people were on the bridge the previous day, the crowd thinned out considerably Saturday. But the pace was slow, conditions hot and uncomfortable, and patience wearing thin. Mexican workers handed food bottled water to the migrants on the bridge. Organizers of a caravan of migrants trying to cross into Mexico and ultimately the USA appear intent on avoiding a repeat of a rush... [Full Article...]

Thousands of customers visit cannabis stores on opening day in Sask.

Thousands of customers visit cannabis stores on opening day in Sask. What is clear, however, is that British Columbians are on board with legal pot in a big way. Cannabis is now legal in Canada, but buying it in Saskatchewan could be challenging in many communities . The province's Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth said Thursday he wasn't concerned the province would run out of legal marijuana in the first days of legalization. [Full Article...]

Surprise! Tesla's Model 3 now has a mid-range battery option

Surprise! Tesla's Model 3 now has a mid-range battery option The current Tesla vehicle line (Roadster, Model S, Model X) ranges in price from $68,000 - $138,800 before tax incentives for electric cars. "Costs $35k after federal & state tax rebates in California, but true cost of ownership is closer to $31k after gas savings", tweeted Musk. [Full Article...]

Fed's current policy path would boost recession risk -Bullard

Fed's current policy path would boost recession risk -Bullard With a low unemployment rate and strong economic growth, the Fed can make a strong case for raising rates. As opposed to a mild brake on the economy, Bullard argued that rates that high "would be moving quite a ways into restrictive territory". [Full Article...]

Mega Millions jackpot grows to $970 million ahead of Friday’s drawing

Mega Millions jackpot grows to $970 million ahead of Friday’s drawing Winners are offered two options: Take the US$970m in payments spread over 30 years, or they can have a lump-sum of US$548m. Almost all winners opt for cash, but the annuity has advantages, as it reduces the tax bill a little and offers a stable flow of income that climbs by 5 percent annually. [Full Article...]

Trump says Saudi journalist likely dead; Turkey police search forest for remains

Trump says Saudi journalist likely dead; Turkey police search forest for remains The Saudi government has strongly denied having anything to do with the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi . Asked what would be the consequences for Saudi Arabia , Trump said: "Well, it'll have to be very severe". Increasingly upset USA lawmakers are condemning the Saudis and questioning the seriousness with which Trump and his top aides are taking the matter, while Trump has emphasized the... [Full Article...]

Numbers for Mega Millions drawing

Numbers for Mega Millions drawing The next drawing is Friday, Oct. 19 with an estimated worth of $868 million. Friday's sum will be the third largest in the game's history and the second largest in the USA lottery jackpot history. Stay with the WRCB app to see if you'll ever have to work again. The estimated jackpot for that drawing would be the second-largest lottery prize in US history. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk to purchase Tesla stock worth $20 million

Elon Musk to purchase Tesla stock worth $20 million A United States judge has approved the settlement between the Securities and Exchange Commission, Tesla and its Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk . The government lawsuit threatened Tesla and Musk with a long fight that could have undermined its operations and ability to raise capital. [Full Article...]

Saudis Preparing to Admit Journalist Killed By Mistake During Interrogation

Saudis Preparing to Admit Journalist Killed By Mistake During Interrogation According to a statement issued by State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert on Tuesday, Pompeo met earlier with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in Riyadh during his stay in Saudi Arabia . Pompeo said the Saudis are committed to a "thorough, transparent and timely" investigation. Saudi Arabia has denied these reports . It stated that one of the suspects was a "frequent compan... [Full Article...]

U.S. needs Saudi Arabia in fight against terrorism

U.S. needs Saudi Arabia in fight against terrorism Crime-scene technicians wore white coveralls, gloves and shoe covers entering the residence. Pompeo met with Saudi Arabian King Salman and the crown prince in Riyadh on Tuesday. President Donald Trump denied having any financial interests with the Saudi side, to which the U.S. media had attributed the president's ambiguity towards the case. [Full Article...]

Air hostess falls out of plane, suffers injuries

Air hostess falls out of plane, suffers injuries Air India says it has reported the crash to the aviation regulator and is "cooperating with the investigation". A team of orthopaedic specialists are taking care of her, Nanavati Hospital chief Rajendra Patankar told reporters. According to Hindustan Times , the airlines has initiated a probe into the matter. No passengers or crew members sustained any injuries. The Air India Boeing 737 alle... [Full Article...]

Trump Takes Swipe at Fed as Stocks Tumble

Trump Takes Swipe at Fed as Stocks Tumble The S&P 500 posted its fifth straight decline, plummeting almost 3.3%. Economic experts are split on how long the strong economy will continue, and some investors are convinced that a number of stocks - particularly technology companies - are overpriced and were due for a slide. [Full Article...]

Oil posts biggest weekly loss in 5 months over equities

Oil posts biggest weekly loss in 5 months over equities Oil markets look "adequately supplied for now" after a big increase in production over the last six months but the oil industry is coming under strain as it copes with increasing global demand, the West's energy watchdog said on Friday. So far, indications that the global crude market is more resilient than some analysts think include: US producers resuming operations nearly immediately after H... [Full Article...]

Jamal Khashoggi's family is 'traumatized,' wants 'independent' and 'international' probe

Jamal Khashoggi's family is 'traumatized,' wants 'independent' and 'international' probe One source says the report will likely conclude that the operation was carried out without clearance and transparency and that those involved will be held responsible. They include the CEO of Uber, a company in which Saudi Arabia has invested billions of dollars; billionaire Richard Branson of the Virgin Group; JPMorgan Chase & Co. [Full Article...]

Turkish Cops Enter Saudi Consulate To Probe Khashoggi Disappearance

Turkish Cops Enter Saudi Consulate To Probe Khashoggi Disappearance Turkish officials allege he was murdered. Turkish officials fear Khashoggi was killed and dismembered. There have been suggestions that Khashoggi was previously concerned he was about to be captured by the Saudi court. We are following the situation closely, and unless a substantially different set of facts emerges, I won't be attending the FII conference in Riyadh". [Full Article...]

United States retailer Sears files for bankruptcy

United States retailer Sears files for bankruptcy Negotiators are discussing a loan of about $300 million to $500 million. The largest USA toy retailer, Toys "R" Us, tried to emerge from its 2017 bankruptcy filing but was forced to liquidate six months later after creditors lost confidence in its turnaround plan. [Full Article...]

Sears retail shop files for bankruptcy

Sears retail shop files for bankruptcy According to Bloomberg, Sears could declare Chapter 11 bankruptcy as early as Sunday, as the October 15 maturation date of a $134 million debt package looms large . In the latest round of what it calls "streamlining" efforts, Sears has announced major measures to continue to try to move the company forward. With Sears heading toward bankruptcy, any potential for liquidation could mean an end to ... [Full Article...]

Saudis reject threats amid concern over journalist missing in Turkey

Saudis reject threats amid concern over journalist missing in Turkey Investors have taken fright, prompting Saudi stocks to tumble by around seven per cent at one point on Sunday, wiping out their gains for 2018. A senior Turkish official earlier told NBC News that Turkey has 100 percent confidence that Khashoggi was killed in the consulate by a 15-member Saudi team that stayed in Turkey for a brief period and then left. [Full Article...]


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162  Next »