British officials devise third option for post-Brexit customs, BBC reports

The comments will be seen as a rebuke to Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who reportedly said "f*** business" when asked about Brexit fears. She was dogged, however, by questions about her plans and how she would unite the cabinet behind a stra... More..

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WRAPUP 1-Canada creates more jobs than expected, rate hike seen likely
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

WRAPUP 1-Canada creates more jobs than expected, rate hike seen likely

With more people searching for work, the unemployment rate increased by 0.2 percentage points to 6.0 per cent, across the country, added the federal agency. Employment increased in Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Ma...More..

Ford slides deeper into China rut after worst ever H1 vehicle sales
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Ford slides deeper into China rut after worst ever H1 vehicle sales

It is unclear how long it will take for any impact on profit margins at Ford , as the automaker will likely have a couple of months supply of imported vehicles already on the ground in China. Ford's troubles i...More..

June report: 213000 jobs added
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

June report: 213000 jobs added

The Labor Department's monthly jobs report will be released at 8:30 a.m. Jim O'Sullivan, chief USA economist at High Frequency Economics, said gains have averaged 215,000 month so far this year, up from 1...More..

Fed on lookout for recession but still sees strong economy: minutes
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Fed on lookout for recession but still sees strong economy: minutes

Beyond trade worries, "a number of participants" in the FOMC also said it would be premature to conclude that inflation has reached the Fed's 2% target - a milestone that would encourage policymakers to raise ...More..

by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

US Job Growth Strong But Unemployment Rate Rises To 4 Per Cent

It's the 93rd consecutive month of job gains, an impressively long and strong stretch of growth . Wages continued their modest rise, increasing 2.7 percent from the year before. Remaining slack in the job mark...More..

Apex bank woos importers to trade Chinese yuan
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Apex bank woos importers to trade Chinese yuan

Despite the economic uncertainty, China is comfortable with a weakening yuan, policy insiders told Reuters , and will intervene only to prevent any rapid and destabilizing declines or to restore market confide...More..

Sonos files for IPO
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Sonos files for IPO

For services supported by Amazon's Alexa, the controls are more intricate -users can use their voice to select particular artists, songs, albums, playlists and podcasts, etc. An Amazon Echo, left, and a Sonos...More..

US Employers Added 177,000 Jobs In June
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

US Employers Added 177,000 Jobs In June

Firms across the country added 177,000 workers last month, according to payroll processor Automatic Data Processing Inc. Private-sector hiring remained robust in June but slowed slightly from May's pace, payr...More..

Theresa May secures government agreement for Brexit deal
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Theresa May secures government agreement for Brexit deal

It would also fulfil promises to end the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice (ECJ), control migration and allow Britain to establish its own trade policy. Just whether that body belongs to May or he...More..

Mark Zuckerberg tops Buffett to become world's third-richest man
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg tops Buffett to become world's third-richest man

Zuckerberg is still behind Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates . This is the first time that the top three wealthiest people in the world all made their fortunes in technology. Faceboo...More..

High Gasoline Pump Prices May Magnify Presidential Disapproval
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

High Gasoline Pump Prices May Magnify Presidential Disapproval

In response to Trump's remarks, Iran's OPEC representative urged the president to "please stop" tweeting about lower oil prices , according to a Reuters report . Historically that has been the case, and w...More..

Starbucks employee in Philadelphia fired after mocking stuttering customer
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Starbucks employee in Philadelphia fired after mocking stuttering customer

The Facebook post , which was shared by Tan Lekwijit on July 1, includes a picture of a Starbucks cup with the name "SSSam" typed on it. Lekwijit also explained the incident in the caption, writing, "My fr...More..

Impossible burgers could be good for meat industry, says Damien O'Connor
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Impossible burgers could be good for meat industry, says Damien O'Connor

Its acceptance by the market has been recognized by numerous awards, including the Air Transport World Market Leadership Award and Best Airline Alliance by both Business Traveller Magazine and Skytrax. It's now...More..

China imposes retaliatory duties on 800 goods from US
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

China imposes retaliatory duties on 800 goods from US

The U.S. imports much more from China than the other way around, giving the U.S.an advantage in a tariff dispute. China said it plans to inform the World Trade Organization about the "situation" and w...More..

Soybean farmer reacts to China tariffs: ‘A lose-lose situation’
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Soybean farmer reacts to China tariffs: ‘A lose-lose situation’

Beijing insists it's the injured party. "China promised that it would not fire first, but it has been forced to take necessary measures to defend the core interests of the country and its people", the state...More..

by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

The dollar is sliding as US-China trade war materializes

At 12:01 a.m., the US slapped a 25 percent tax on $34 billion worth of Chinese imports. According to the propaganda instructions: "The trade conflict is really a war against China's rise, to see who has the g...More..

by | Friday, July 06, 2018

RECORD SMASHED: Hispanic Unemployment Falls to LOWEST LEVEL in US HISTORY

Statistics Canada says the Canadian economy added 31,800 jobs in June. However, the labour participation rate suggests the city had the lowest rate of labour participation or people who are employed, in the...More..

Donald Trump raises stakes as US-China trade war begins
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Donald Trump raises stakes as US-China trade war begins

Another $16bn of goods could follow in two weeks, Trump earlier told reporters, before suggesting the final total could eventually reach $550bn, a figure that exceeds all of U.S. On June 15, Trump said the US w...More..

ZTE names new CEO, other top executives to comply with USA mandate
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

ZTE names new CEO, other top executives to comply with USA mandate

Chinese telecommunications company ZTE has reportedly named a new chief executive and other leaders as it seeks to comply with USA -imposed requirements to get back in business in the country. ZTE had promised ...More..

by | Friday, July 06, 2018

U.S. jobs growth stronger than expected

It had declined for three straight months. Automakers added 12,000 jobs in June, but the tariffs could weigh on that industry's job growth in the coming months. The report also found that average hourly wag...More..

Thousands of barrels of alcohol land in a heap in northern Kentucky
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Thousands of barrels of alcohol land in a heap in northern Kentucky

No injuries were reported, but it is now not yet known how much (alcohol) our country has lost. WLKY says the Bardstown Fire Department is now responding to the scene, where hundreds of bourbon barrels have f...More..

Watch MIT’s blind robot run, jump, and climb stairs
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Watch MIT’s blind robot run, jump, and climb stairs

Kim also has high hopes that the robot will be able to carry out some of the tasks that would normally be considered inaccessible or risky for human beings. "When it comes to switching from the air to the groun...More..

Man attacks teen for wearing MAGA hat in Texas restaurant
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Man attacks teen for wearing MAGA hat in Texas restaurant

Richard told Fox 29 the man pulled some of his hair when stealing the hat. Meanwhile, the hat attacker, bartender Kino Jimenez, 30, was sacked by his employer, Rumble San Antonio , which wrote about in a...More..

Singapore watchdog says Grab-Uber deal hurts competition, proposes fines
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Singapore watchdog says Grab-Uber deal hurts competition, proposes fines

The commission "may require the parties to unwind the transaction unless the aforesaid public consultation confirms that any of the proposed remedies, or any further remedies, are sufficient to address the iden...More..

An Amazon holiday toy catalog? Oh, why the heck not
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

An Amazon holiday toy catalog? Oh, why the heck not

As in, a massive, holiday-themed catalog dedicated entirely to toys-to conveniently fill the void left behind by the recently shuttered Toys 'R Us chain in the United States. Just this week, GeekWire reported o...More..

Tesla Achieves Q2 Production Goal for Model 3
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Tesla Achieves Q2 Production Goal for Model 3

Its shares jumped as much as 6.4% to $364.78 on the news. We expect that GA3 alone can reach a production rate of 5,000 Model 3s per week soon, but GA4 helped to get us there faster and will also help to exceed...More..

Elon Musk offers to assist in Thailand cave rescue
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Elon Musk offers to assist in Thailand cave rescue

Bloomberg said the billionaire's firms could assist by trying to pinpoint the boys' precise location using Space Exploration Technologies Corp or Boring Co technology, pumping water or providing heavy-duty batt...More..

Boeing and Embraer attempt a joint venture
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Boeing and Embraer attempt a joint venture

The partnership, which adds a 70- to 130-seat family to Boeing's lineup, is expected to boost the United States firm's earnings per share from 2020, generating annual pre-tax cost savings of about $150 million ...More..

China's Baidu rolls out self-driving buses
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

China's Baidu rolls out self-driving buses

With no steering wheel and high automation, the buses will be put into use in cities including Beijing, Xiongan, Shenzhen and Tokyo, Li said at the Baidu AI Developer forum being held in Beijing. Trials of th...More..