New NAFTA 'slap in the face' to Canada's dairy sector, farmers say

He also tweeted about the agreement just before midnight. That phrase can refer to many trading nations, but is understood to be aimed principally at China's opaque markets. Critics of President Trump have once again been proved wrong. This landmar... More..

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Dairy industry to benefit from new trade agreement
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Dairy industry to benefit from new trade agreement

Mr. Wilson raised questions about increasing access to Ontario's dairy market, the remaining steel and aluminum tariffs and a clause that places restrictions on Canada's bilateral trade deals with "non-market...More..

Saudi king 'might not be there for two weeks' without U.S. support
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Saudi king 'might not be there for two weeks' without U.S. support

I said, king, you have got trillions of dollars. However, analysts are warning prices could go up to $100 a barrel as the world's production is already stretched and Mr. Saudi Arabia welcomed Mr. Trump for his ...More..

Official says basis of Canada-US deal reached
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Official says basis of Canada-US deal reached

At the same time , however, I am concerned about new provisions in the deal that could hurt our auto workers. After months of bashing its Western allies on trade, the Trump administration is now trying to re...More..

Oil price steady at four-year high as supply concerns remain
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Oil price steady at four-year high as supply concerns remain

Since mid-August, WTI has increased around 17 percent. In post-settlement trade, the contract continued to strengthen, rising to US$85.45 a barrel, the first trade above US$85 since November 2014. With sanction...More..

by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Trump, Saudi king discuss oil prices in telephone call

Oil markets were firm on Tuesday, with Brent crude holding near four-year highs reached the previous day as markets adjust to the prospect of tighter supply once the US sanctions against Iran kick in next mont...More..

Amazon Raises Minimum Hourly Pay to $15, Calls For New Minimum Wage
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Amazon Raises Minimum Hourly Pay to $15, Calls For New Minimum Wage

Amazon's market capitalization now stands near $1 trillion; it paid Bezos, its founder and CEO, $1.68 million past year. The company is led by Jeff Bezos , who is the world's richest man with a net worth of $...More..

by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Amazon announces $15 minimum wage for all US employees

The company said it had "listened to its critics" and promised the changes would apply for all workers, including those on full-time and part-time contracts, as well as seasonal and temporary staff hired by rec...More..

Elon Musk resigns, pays $20m fine in settlement with SEC
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Elon Musk resigns, pays $20m fine in settlement with SEC

In 2013, the company stated that it would use Musk's Twitter account as a means of announcing material information, however this has been diluted over the years by tweets of Musk's other firm, The Boring C...More..

Petrol price crosses Rs 91-mark; cooking gas above Rs 500
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Petrol price crosses Rs 91-mark; cooking gas above Rs 500

Since mid-August, the petrol price has risen by Rs 6.59 a litre and diesel by Rs 6.37 - the most in any six weeks after the daily price revision was introduced in mid-June previous year. The Automobile Associ...More..

by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

US, Canada, Mexico trade deal, USMCA, NAFTA details: dairy, auto, dispute resolution

Before the USMCA is implemented, though, it must be approved by Congress. While Trump was confident in its chances, he hedged his bets over concerns with gridlock on Capitol Hill. Late last month, the U.S. re...More..

General Electric ditches boss John Flannery and takes $23bn hit
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

General Electric ditches boss John Flannery and takes $23bn hit

Currently, the goodwill balance of GE Power is about $23 million. It is a privilege to be asked to lead this iconic company, ' Culp said in the company's statement . GE, scheduled to report results on Octobe...More..

GE Abruptly Fires CEO John Flannery, Appoints Lawrence Culp as Chief Executive
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

GE Abruptly Fires CEO John Flannery, Appoints Lawrence Culp as Chief Executive

In pre-market trading, GE's shares are up 14.4% to $12.92. Last week the company's market value fell below $100 billion for the first time since March 2009. In June, the Dow Jones Industrial Average cut the c...More..

New California internet neutrality law sparks United States lawsuit
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

New California internet neutrality law sparks United States lawsuit

An identical bill was introduced in NY. Three states have succeeded in passing legislation, while a half-dozen other states have put executive orders on the books. The FCC is an independent executive agency tha...More..

Tesla stock soars as Musk taunts the SEC with a tweet
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Tesla stock soars as Musk taunts the SEC with a tweet

This is only the midpoint of his Musk-sational 2018 narrative . After filing the lawsuit, SEC officials were anticipating a drawn-out legal battle , but settlement talks started up again late Friday aft...More..

Facebook says up to 50 mn accounts breached in attack
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Facebook says up to 50 mn accounts breached in attack

The fact that CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg were among two of those affected by the hack hasn't helped matters. The same year the social network discovers Kogan has passed on the information r...More..

Elon Musk to Resign as Chair of Tesla Board but Remain CEO
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Elon Musk to Resign as Chair of Tesla Board but Remain CEO

He can not seek reelection for three years, according to court filings. He and Tesla will pay $20 million each, and the company will have to find an independent chairman to replace Musk, who will stay on as C...More..

Ryanair forced to cancel another 250 flights as staff walk out again
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Ryanair forced to cancel another 250 flights as staff walk out again

The astonishing revelation comes on the same day that other furious passengers claimed that the Irish budget carrier was cancelling flights just hours before take off today. As recently as August, Ryanair a...More..

Canada, US reach deal to save NAFTA as trilateral trade pact
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Canada, US reach deal to save NAFTA as trilateral trade pact

Canada , the United States' No. 2 trading partner, was left out when the USA and Mexico reached an agreement last month to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement . The agreement preserved a NAFTA dispu...More..

VW Partners With Microsoft to Create 'Volkswagen Automotive Cloud'
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

VW Partners With Microsoft to Create 'Volkswagen Automotive Cloud'

Volkswagen continues to forge ahead with its digital transformation at full speed. Volkswagen has forged a strategic partnership with Microsoft, as it continues to build its digital footprint. There's no word...More..

Inside Amazon’s New Store That Only Sells Its Highest-Rated Stuff
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Inside Amazon’s New Store That Only Sells Its Highest-Rated Stuff

Amazon 4-star's products are less expensive for Prime members. The store only carries items that are rated at least 4 stars on Amazon's website, with the company explaining in a blog post that the avera...More..

Mexico to Publish Text of New Nafta Agreement on Friday Night
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Mexico to Publish Text of New Nafta Agreement on Friday Night

Sunday is the non-binding deadline the US has imposed on Canada before it publishes the text. While the full text of its new trade agreement with the United States has to be released, Mexico never won prote...More..

BMW i3 and i3s get a sizable bump in range
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

BMW i3 and i3s get a sizable bump in range

BMW is also introducing some new features on the 2019 i3, including LED headlights with automatic high beams, a wi-fi hot spot that can connect up to 10 devices, and a wireless charging tray. The standard i3 u...More..

Facebook Hack: Massive Breach Affects 50 Million Accounts
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Facebook Hack: Massive Breach Affects 50 Million Accounts

In Facebook's case, it may be too early to know how sophisticated the attackers were and if they were connected to a nation state, said Thomas Rid, a professor at the Johns Hopkins University. The news comes...More..

Wawa Celebrating National Coffee Day With Free Coffee This Weekend
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Wawa Celebrating National Coffee Day With Free Coffee This Weekend

National Coffee Day is celebrated on September 29. Get a free cup of coffee, any size, through the myPilot app . This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area. National Co...More..

SurveyMonkey shares soar 56 pct in market debut
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

SurveyMonkey shares soar 56 pct in market debut

Concurrent with the offering, the company also sold $40 million in stock to Salesforce Ventures, the venture capital arm of Salesforce.com Inc. The popular online survey development company conducts over 20...More..

China official says talks impossible with 'U.S. holding knife'
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

China official says talks impossible with 'U.S. holding knife'

China and the United States can compete but should not view each other with a Cold War mentality and should avoid thinking it is a zero-sum game, the Chinese government's top diplomat said, amid deterioratin...More..

McDonald’s chose to abandon the
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

McDonald’s chose to abandon the "chemistry" in the burgers

The menu tweaks are part of what McDonald's executives call a "journey" in trying to change how people see the chain, which has always been painted as a villain of the fast-food industry. McDonald's has been wo...More..

Jeff Bezos' space company set to launch
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Jeff Bezos' space company set to launch

Boeing , Co ( NYSE:BA ) and Lockheed Martin's joint venture, United Launch Alliance , is set announce a partnership with Jeff Bezos' startup Blue Origin . "Located just a few miles from the ULA assembly f...More..

Fuel price rise: Petrol, diesel prices continue to surge
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Fuel price rise: Petrol, diesel prices continue to surge

The Automobile Association (AA) warned on Thursday that motorists would face "unprecedented price increases" in October‚ based on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF)....More..