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5 reasons Obama can't take credit for economy

5 reasons Obama can't take credit for economy Yet, something is not quite adding up. Wilson, who worked in the State Department under Dick Cheney and was a campaign strategist for Rudy Giuliani, spoke about his new book, ["Everything Trump Touches Dies: A Republican Strategist Gets Real About the Worst President Ever,"]( //www.amazon.com/dp/dp/1982103124/?tag=saloncom08-20) on "Salon Talks". [Full Article...]

US adds 201000 jobs; unemployment stays at 3.9 percent

US adds 201000 jobs; unemployment stays at 3.9 percent Other economists, though, have expected payroll growth to slow as employers increasingly struggle to find available workers now that the jobless rate has dipped below 4%. Alberta gained 16,200 jobs last month, 11,000 of which were full time, for an overall increase of 0.7 per cent. The annual gain followed a 2.7% advance in July. [Full Article...]

Goldman Sachs CFO States Company ISN'T Ditching Bitcoin Trading Desk

Goldman Sachs CFO States Company ISN'T Ditching Bitcoin Trading Desk The news that Goldman Sachs won't become the first big Wall Street firm to make markets in cryptocurrencies has stirred the market producing temporary volatility, with Bitcoin losing up to as much as $500 in just a matter of minutes. [Full Article...]

Texas Students Hang Poster of Themselves in Local McDonald's, Where It Remains

Texas Students Hang Poster of Themselves in Local McDonald's, Where It Remains Twenty-one-year-old Jehv Maravilla and his friend Christian Toledo hung the poster at one of the fast food chain's branches in Texas . Amazingly, they arrived in the restaurant, put the poster up and left without any real McDonald's staff member coming to question them. [Full Article...]

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Crashes As Goldman Ditches Trading Desk

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Crashes As Goldman Ditches Trading Desk But it was likely exacerbated by a separate Business Insider report which said that Goldman Sachs has shelved its plans to launch a Bitcoin trading desk. Goldman Sachs will be proceeding to provide "crypto futures and forwards" for its clients. " They were not a part of the ecosystem yet, but to the extent that they represent the institutional herd, this is a negative ." . [Full Article...]

Donald Trump speaks at Republican fundraising event

Donald Trump speaks at Republican fundraising event He later added: "This is not normal". He praised Republicans who in the past had helped expand civil rights and other protections and said neither party "has had a monopoly on wisdom". The 44th president of the USA was also scathing about Mr Trump's initial restraint when asked past year to condemn far-right protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk Is Now Calling a Cave Rescuer a 'Child Rapist'

Elon Musk Is Now Calling a Cave Rescuer a 'Child Rapist' He alleged that Mr Unsworth, 63, had spent decades visiting and living in Thailand and had recently moved to Chiang Rai in northern Thailand "for a child bride who was about 12 years old at the time ". It isn't where you'd go for caves, but it is where you'd go for something else. The original tweet branding Unsworth as a " pedo guy " has been deleted by Musk, who boasts over 22 million follo... [Full Article...]

Honey ‘smacked’: CDC links salmonella outbreak to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks

Honey ‘smacked’: CDC links salmonella outbreak to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Kellogg's Honey Smacks was originally recalled in June 2018. In a statement Tuesday, the FDA said an additional 30 people have gotten sick in the multistate outbreak of salmonella illness linked to recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal. [Full Article...]

Amid Rape Allegations, US Law Firms Plan Suit Against JD.com

Amid Rape Allegations, US Law Firms Plan Suit Against JD.com Also known as Richard Liu, the founder of the Beijing-based e-commerce site was arrested in Minneapolis late Friday on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct, according to Hennepin County Jail records. As an enrolled student at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management in its Doctor of Business Administration China program, Liu was reportedly in town from August 26 to September 1 to... [Full Article...]

Crude oil futures record monthly gain in August

Crude oil futures record monthly gain in August U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures spiked to a new high for the year after a developing hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico caused the evacuation of two Gulf of Mexico oil platforms, disrupting supply operations. [Full Article...]

Ayanna Pressley Defeats Rep. Mike Capuano In Democratic Primary

Ayanna Pressley Defeats Rep. Mike Capuano In Democratic Primary Ayanna Pressley , now serving on the Boston City Council, beat the 10-term Democrat in another big Democratic upset. "It seems like change is on the way", Pressley said to cheers during her speech. Pressley has bristled at the notion that race was a defining issue in her campaign. "I voted for Pressley because she has and will challenge polices", she said. [Full Article...]

Amazon's Stock Value Has Crossed $1 Trillion, Joining Apple

Amazon's Stock Value Has Crossed $1 Trillion, Joining Apple Amazon's shares last traded up 1.4 percent at $2,041.68. Early gains lifted Amazon's value to US$1 trillion only briefly, with the final close at US$2,039.51 giving it a value of US$995 billion. It's now a diversified global enterprise with more than $200 billion in annual sales and more than 575,000 employees. The Seattle-based company has cemented customer loyalty through smart devices l... [Full Article...]

Petrol At A Record High, Oil Minister Blames Falling Rupee: 10 Points

Petrol At A Record High, Oil Minister Blames Falling Rupee: 10 Points These prices vary significantly across states depending on various tax levies and cess. The only increase that will be factored into the price for September is a retail margin increase of 4.9c per litre, to be placed on the retail price on 5 September 2018. [Full Article...]

Theresa May's awkward mum-dancing has spawned some hilarious memes

Theresa May's awkward mum-dancing has spawned some hilarious memes Mrs May's three-day trip to Africa, which began in South Africa on Tuesday, is aimed at deepen economic and trade ties with growing African economies ahead of Britain leaving the European Union in 2019. "We wish to prosper together so let us do business together". "As Britain prepares to leave the European Union we are committed to smooth transition and continuity in our trading relationship". [Full Article...]

CBOE might launch Ethereum futures this year, but ETH/USD bears unimpressed

CBOE might launch Ethereum futures this year, but ETH/USD bears unimpressed If this is true, it could mean a lot for Ethereum . CBOE president Chris Concannon said earlier "it could not stop at bitcoin ", and that the exchange could add other cryptocurrency futures as well, such as Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash. [Full Article...]

India`s economy grows at robust 8.2 percent in June quarter

India`s economy grows at robust 8.2 percent in June quarter Britain is now the world´s fifth-biggest economy with a GDP of $2.622 trillion past year. "We predicted growth would be in the range of 7 to 7.5 per cent annually". The Opposition claimed that the two steps slowed down the Indian economy. With this, India has become the world's fastest-growing economy, leaving China (6.7 per cent) much behind. [Full Article...]

Google 'had a deal with Mastercard to track shopping habits'

Google 'had a deal with Mastercard to track shopping habits' According to three anonymous people who worked directly on the deal, Google and Mastercard negotiated the contract over the span of about four years. LAWYER CHRISTINE BANNAN at the advocacy group Electronic Privacy Information Centre. A report from Bloomberg reveals that this was all made possible because of the deal between Google and Mastercard in the US- one that raises serious privacy ques... [Full Article...]

Brexit talks could slip past hoped-for October deadline, Dominic Raab hints

Brexit talks could slip past hoped-for October deadline, Dominic Raab hints The EU proposes that Northern Ireland stay aligned with the remaining 27 bloc members after Brexit as part of a "backstop", or insurance policy to avoid the reimposition of border checks and a risk to Irish peace gains. At a press conference in Brussels, Mr Raab said "valuable progress" had been made in the negotiations, and that both sides were edging towards an agreement. [Full Article...]

CBOE Will Reportedly Launch Ethereum Futures Trading By The End Of 2018

CBOE Will Reportedly Launch Ethereum Futures Trading By The End Of 2018 That's because the launch of ether futures would provide an easy way for ether bears to bet against the coin. Also, the market accounts for a small portion of the total BTC trading arena, so it is unlikely that BTC futures trading had any direct impact on the Bitcoin price trajectory. [Full Article...]

President Trump cancels pay raise due federal workers in January

President Trump cancels pay raise due federal workers in January But Trump's pay freeze comes even as he touts a booming economy. Federal unions also pushed back against the pay freeze, and presidents of both the American Federation of Government Employees and the National Treasury Employees Union urged Congress to uphold the pay raise. [Full Article...]


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