Oil prices steady near year lows ahead of G20, OPEC meeting

A rising dollar that has undercut demand in emerging market economies, higher borrowing costs and the threat to global growth from the trade dispute between the US and China have pushed investors out of assets more closely aligned with the global eco... More..

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Trump Says 'Not Even a Little Bit Happy' with Fed's Powell
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Trump Says 'Not Even a Little Bit Happy' with Fed's Powell

USD/JPY quickly pulls back from a fresh weekly-high (114.04) as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powellwarns that the benchmark interest rate is 'just below the broad range of estimates of the level that woul...More..

Senate passes legislation to end rotating postal strikes
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Senate passes legislation to end rotating postal strikes

The agency said it expected pay equity would cost it $550 million by the end of the year, including a charge of $130 million that was put on its books in the final quarter of 2017. "We still don't have the safe...More..

Donald Trump warns China he won't back down on trade tariffs
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Donald Trump warns China he won't back down on trade tariffs

Moreover, those tariffs are expected to rise to 25 per cent on January 1, and Trump said that it was " highly unlikely " he would suspend that hike in the tax rate. Trump "realizes the ramifications" of levying...More..

11000 pubs in Britain disappear in a decade
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

11000 pubs in Britain disappear in a decade

The ONS says that most pubs in the United Kingdom are small, independently owned businesses - and it is mainly these kinds of pub that have closed over the last decade. In comparison, there are now around 25 fe...More..

Microsoft shortly passed Apple as the most valuable American company
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Microsoft shortly passed Apple as the most valuable American company

Buoyed by a broad rebound in USA stocks on Monday, Microsoft jumped 3.11 per cent to $106.28, pushing its market capitalization up to a record $816-billion at mid-day. Since early October, Apple was plagued by ...More..

General Motors slashes 14000 jobs, seven factories
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

General Motors slashes 14000 jobs, seven factories

GM complains that Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum have cut into the company's profits this year. So I said: "'Then put a auto that is selling well in there but get it open fast'". She's taking steps t...More..

Trump Says He Expects To Raise China Tariffs
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Trump Says He Expects To Raise China Tariffs

The trade-sensitive industrial sector .SPLRCI fell 0.97 percent, with Boeing Co BA.N , the single largest US exporter to China , down 0.4 percent and Caterpillar Inc CAT.N 1.3 percent. In recent months the Un...More..

Ruckus at Houston-area ATM after it spits out $100 bills
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Ruckus at Houston-area ATM after it spits out $100 bills

A crowd rushed to the Bank of America ATM near 1960 and I-45 hoping for some extra cash. Witnesses told KTRK that the Bank of America ATM was giving out $100 bills instead of other bills. Those who managed ...More..

Trump Wants GM to Halt Car Production in China
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Trump Wants GM to Halt Car Production in China

It plans to trim executive ranks by 25 percent, the source said. It's part of a major restructuring that will prioritize the company's electric and autonomous vehicle programs. "We're going to fill up those f...More..

Sasse: Trump Is 'Being So Weak' on the Saudis
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Sasse: Trump Is 'Being So Weak' on the Saudis

Republican Senator Mike Lee of Utah, an opponent of U.S. involvement in the Saudi-led intervention in Yemen's civil war, said Trump's assessment was "inconsistent with the intelligence I've seen". Joni Er...More..

Barnier remains available 24/7 for talks even though Brexit deal agreed
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Barnier remains available 24/7 for talks even though Brexit deal agreed

Amid criticism of the deal from lawmakers on all sides of Britain's EU debate, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said the United Kingdom couldn't hope to negotiate better terms before its departure ...More..

Target's Cyber Monday Deals Do Not Disappoint
by | Monday, November 26, 2018

Target's Cyber Monday Deals Do Not Disappoint

On Black Friday we saw some pretty good TV deals floating around, and Cyber Monday is no different. It's possible an item may cost more at Target than Walmart and still be cheaper because you don't have to ...More..

General Motors plans to close Canadian assembly plant
by | Monday, November 26, 2018

General Motors plans to close Canadian assembly plant

The Detroit-based company's shares surged on the plan, which includes abandoning some of its slower-selling sedan models. Detroit-Hamtramck employs a total of 1,542 workers, building the Chevrolet Volt, Che...More..

GM to cut almost 15,000 jobs
by | Monday, November 26, 2018

GM to cut almost 15,000 jobs

The auto industry's been a big part of the province of Ontario for over 100 years. I have two brothers in the plant. The company, she said, has invested in newer architectures for trucks and SUVs so it ca...More..

Christmas tree vendors prepare for the busy season
by | Monday, November 26, 2018

Christmas tree vendors prepare for the busy season

They had not heard about a tree shortage. "Four kinds of fir, three kinds of spruce, and two kinds of pine". He said they had about 250 trees Friday, are expecting another load of trees to come soon and are s...More..

The Crypto Market Is $0.7 Trillion Down
by | Monday, November 26, 2018

The Crypto Market Is $0.7 Trillion Down

Hence, the argument that gold will benefit from Bitcoin approaching $3,000 is false, given that gold has clearly not been affected by the price trend of BTC . Others have cautioned patience, urging inves...More..

Former Nissan chairperson denies allegations of fraud
by | Monday, November 26, 2018

Former Nissan chairperson denies allegations of fraud

Greg Kelly, a former representative director at Nissan who is suspected of masterminding the deception, also denied the allegations , saying Ghosn's salary had been paid appropriately. He denied allegations...More..

Canada Post strike causes drop in Salvation Army donations, charity says
by | Monday, November 26, 2018

Canada Post strike causes drop in Salvation Army donations, charity says

The former Conservative government used back-to-work legislation for Canada Post workers in 2011. "We wouldn't come down this road, however, we have exhausted every option". The federal government also put forw...More..

Winter storm likely to impact travelers headed home from the holiday weekend
by | Monday, November 26, 2018

Winter storm likely to impact travelers headed home from the holiday weekend

Those are going to be blanketed by the most snow. Some places may see up to 18 inches and strong winds, according to the NWS. The flakes will start flying late Saturday in Colorado and western Nebraska and sp...More..

Couple Is $1.3M Richer After Pre-Thanksgiving Cleanup
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

Couple Is $1.3M Richer After Pre-Thanksgiving Cleanup

Instead of tossing the old lottery ticket in a trash can, they chose to take a look at the winning numbers for the date on the ticket. Tina and Harold Ehrenberg were prepping their home in Mandeville, Louis...More..

Elections BC extends deadline to receive referendum votes to December 7
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

Elections BC extends deadline to receive referendum votes to December 7

The extension is in response to the rotating strikes at Canada Post , which have been happening for over a month. "We were getting to the point where it wasn't clear that if a voter put their voting package ...More..

Authorities Investigating On Multistate E.coli Outbreak Seemingly Linked To Romaine Lettuce
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

Authorities Investigating On Multistate E.coli Outbreak Seemingly Linked To Romaine Lettuce

The head of the FDA announced the lettuce most likely came from California, due to growing and harvesting patterns. It does suggest, though, that if it's present it is there in very low levels. "We assume tha...More..

Oil plunges nearly 8% despite producers' talk of output cut
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

Oil plunges nearly 8% despite producers' talk of output cut

Brent crude is down by about a fifth this month, putting it on course for its biggest one-month decline since late 2014. Oil joined a swoon in equity markets nervous about worldwide trade and a weakening e...More..

Virgin Atlantic to make takeover bid for FlyBe
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

Virgin Atlantic to make takeover bid for FlyBe

Flybe now operates 204 routes serving 15 countries from 80 departure points in the United Kingdom and Europe and is the largest scheduled airline by air traffic movements at Aberdeen, Belfast City, Birmingham,...More..

EU endorses Brexit divorce deal but hard work lies ahead
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

EU endorses Brexit divorce deal but hard work lies ahead

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez claimed the United Kingdom and European Union had agreed to its demands for guarantees over the status of Gibraltar in future negotiations. Spain demanded that the withdra...More..

Which? finds many Black Friday deals are cheaper at other times
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

Which? finds many Black Friday deals are cheaper at other times

It's often not necessary to battle Black Friday crowds either: numerous best TV deals on Thanksgiving and Black Friday itself are available online and in-store. Attention 2018 Black Friday shoppers: Name any ...More..

Amazon workers in Europe stage strikes on Black Friday
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

Amazon workers in Europe stage strikes on Black Friday

Workers' opinions certainly need to be addressed, even if it means a little more patience form Amazon customers. The effort comes as the company faces heightened scrutiny over its decision to locate two new ...More..

Theresa May Confirms UK's Position On Gibraltar's Sovereignty Has Not Changed
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

Theresa May Confirms UK's Position On Gibraltar's Sovereignty Has Not Changed

Domestically, the prime minister's draft deal has been attacked from all sides. British Prime Minister Theresa May will pick up the baton on Saturday evening when she holds talks in Brussels with Jean-Cla...More..

Major delays at Sydney Airport as wind cuts services
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

Major delays at Sydney Airport as wind cuts services

Almost 80 flights have been cancelled at Sydney airport's domestic and global terminals, leaving thousands of people delayed. For updated flight information, please get in contact with your airline, or subscr...More..