Amazon's CEO Starts $2 Billion Fund for Schools, Homeless

The comments appeared to be the first direct, public rebuke of Mr Trump by Mr Bezos, a frequent target of attacks by the President. "It's unsafe to call the media lowlifes. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has held Bezos up as an example of a leader of a compa... More..

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Wall Street falls as Trump greenlights China tariffs
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Wall Street falls as Trump greenlights China tariffs

In its editorial, the paper draws attention to China's bid to seek approval from World Trade Organisation to impose sanctions on United states, over threats to impose hefty tariffs by Washington . China said...More..

The trade war is already hurting United States companies in China
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

The trade war is already hurting United States companies in China

Trump tweeted. "I think most of us think it's better to talk than not to talk, and I think the Chinese government is willing to talk", Kudlow said , declining to provide any further details. The US and Ch...More..

Turkey raises interest rates to 24% in new bid to boost lira
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Turkey raises interest rates to 24% in new bid to boost lira

The rate hit the lowest level in two weeks. But there are also private banks, they are acting according to what? "The Governing Council expects the key European Central Bank interest rates to remain at their ...More..

NAFTA:
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

NAFTA: "store supply management, " said Teamsters Canada

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland sounded sanguine on Wednesday as she emerged from negotiations with top USA trade negotiator Robert Lighthizer , although she cautioned that no trade deal was done u...More..

Two Large Gold Specimens Found In WA Mine
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Two Large Gold Specimens Found In WA Mine

Final ounces will be determined once the coarse gold is processed and/or sold over the next week which is expected to yield approximately CAN$15 million in cash. The company says that over the last week it has ...More..

Russia's Putin says his Japan peace treaty proposal was no joke
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Russia's Putin says his Japan peace treaty proposal was no joke

In the past, Russian Federation and Japan have proposed initiating various joint economic projects on the disputed islands as a first step in resolving the conflict. "There are deep and complex changes underway...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Apple looks on the bright side with new iPhones

The new top model is expected to have a 6.5-inch screen with an edge-to-edge display and be called the iPhone X Plus or Max. Apple is also livestreaming the iPhone event on Twitter . The prediction is that...More..

Apple can avoid tariffs by shifting production to US
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Apple can avoid tariffs by shifting production to US

The Trump administration has imposed tariffs of $50 billion on imports from China , mostly equipment and material used by manufacturers. Furthermore, as the Huffington Post reported, citing federal sta...More..

Apple leaks iPhone XS, XS Max and XR names
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Apple leaks iPhone XS, XS Max and XR names

Stay tuned for more information today as the new products are announced. A leak reportedly confirmed rumors about the new iPhone XS, XS Max and XR names ahead of Apple's Wednesday event . It will also...More..

Residents told to ‘get out now’ as Florence takes aim at US
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Residents told to ‘get out now’ as Florence takes aim at US

Even normal water is warm enough for a storm to form there, but this adds to the storm's fuel and its rainfall. Henry McMaster issued a mandatory evacuation ahead of Hurricane Florence for all coastal cou...More..

Top White House economist says Trump's GDP and unemployment claim was wrong
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Top White House economist says Trump's GDP and unemployment claim was wrong

I guess in some part Obama does deserve credit for Trump's economy. A new CNN/SSRS poll put him at 36% , down six points in a month. "So we can go out and estimate recent trends, that is trends that ran in...More..

Ford Rules Out Making Focus Active Wagon In The U.S.
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Ford Rules Out Making Focus Active Wagon In The U.S.

On Saturday, Trump acknowledged how many Apple products could be subject to tariffs but proposed an "easy solution": If the company moves its production chain stateside, "there would be ZERO tax, and indeed a...More..

Despite Trump tweet, Ford says it won't make hatchback in US
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Despite Trump tweet, Ford says it won't make hatchback in US

Mr. Trump took to Twitter Sunday to declare victory and write: "This is just the beginning". Analyst Wamsi Mohan said that the most likely scenario would see Apple moving 10 percent of its iPhone assembly...More..

by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Apple says new China tariffs will make Apple Watch, AirPods costlier

CNBC . This is just the beginning. Apple Inc said a "wide range" of its products including the Apple Watch would be affected by proposed USA tariffs on Chinese goods but gave no sign of an impact on i...More..

More Tariffs Against China Could Come
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

More Tariffs Against China Could Come "On Short Notice"

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down about 77 points or 0.3 percent in mid-afternoon trading. Those levies would come on top of current tariffs on $ 50 billion of Chinese goods and pending tariffs ...More..

Congress appeals party workers to ensure violence-free Bharat bandh
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Congress appeals party workers to ensure violence-free Bharat bandh

Due to costly petrol, diesel and LPG, the public is making repeated calls for help, and the call for Bharat Bandh is getting good response, the Congress leader said. However, many feel that by attributing the...More..

Petrol, diesel prices hiked further; check out fuel rates today
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Petrol, diesel prices hiked further; check out fuel rates today

The petrol prices has gone up by around 5% since August 1, while diesel prices has gone up by 7% during the same period. Meanwhile, normal life was hit in some states on Monday with offices and educational in...More..

Tesla executives quit; CEO Elon Musk appears to smoke pot
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Tesla executives quit; CEO Elon Musk appears to smoke pot

Musk then said: "I'm not a regular smoker of weed". Late Friday, replacements were named for Toledano and O'Brien, and Musk also promoted Vice-President Jerome Guillen to president for automotive, overseein...More..

Alibaba's Jack Ma to step down as chairman in September 2019
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Alibaba's Jack Ma to step down as chairman in September 2019

Zhang, who was earlier the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Taobao, an online shopping portal owned by the Alibaba Group, was appointed the CEO of the Alibaba Group in 2015. "Ma is a lifetime partner in the Ali...More..

201K new jobs added in the United States while unemployment stays steady
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

201K new jobs added in the United States while unemployment stays steady

The rate of increase, taking the average of the last three months compared with the prior three months, is slightly more rapid at 3.06 percent. The US economy needs to create 120,000 jobs a month to keep up w...More..

CBS negotiating Moonves' exit and Viacom merger standstill
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

CBS negotiating Moonves' exit and Viacom merger standstill

Six women who had professional dealings with Moonves told The New Yorker in an article published on July 27 that he sexually harassed them between the 1980s and late 2000s. While his contract would entitle hi...More..

Diesel and petrol prices rise by around 50 paise per litre
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Diesel and petrol prices rise by around 50 paise per litre

Post the hike, petrol is priced at Rs 86.9 per litre in Mumbai while diesel is available at Rs 76 per litre. Petrol and diesel prices in the country touched their highest levels on Friday mainly due to dramat...More..

Bernie Sanders Introduces
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Bernie Sanders Introduces "Stop BEZOS Act" Targeting Big Companies With Low Wages

Anecdotes shared by current and former Amazon employees corroborate these findings. The Stop Bad Employers by Zeroing Out Subsidies Act targets companies with more than 500 employees, including part-t...More..

China's trade surplus with US hit new record in August
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

China's trade surplus with US hit new record in August

While China's response to US demands has been unsatisfactory, Trump is still speaking to Xi, and would be open to meeting in person, said Kudlow, director of the White House's National Economic Council. T...More..

Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Ripple (XRP) Crash
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Ripple (XRP) Crash

Goldman Sachs had been taking baby steps around cryptocurrencies since hiring Justin Schmidt earlier this year as head of its digital-asset markets. "I never thought I would hear myself use this term but I r...More..

Trump says ready to up China tariff list to US$517 billion
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Trump says ready to up China tariff list to US$517 billion

China so far has retaliated dollar-for-dollar with tariffs of its own on USA goods but since it imports less than $200 billion in goods a year from the United States, it has run out of room to match the puniti...More..

Mercedes takes on Tesla with fully-electric SUV ZlotoNews
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Mercedes takes on Tesla with fully-electric SUV ZlotoNews

That approach will also be used when the company enters the electric vehicle market, and rather than redefine the brand in terms of its premium and luxury position, Mercedes-Benz is adding a zero-emissions dime...More..

Liberals won't compromise on culture, dispute resolution in NAFTA talks: Trudeau
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Liberals won't compromise on culture, dispute resolution in NAFTA talks: Trudeau

European officials are watching the NAFTA negotiations closely for a sign of how Trump and his team will approach trade talks with Europe. American networks anxious that the CRTC's decision reduced the valu...More..

Damage from major quake in Hokkaido
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Damage from major quake in Hokkaido

Saving people's lives is the government's utmost priority and we will deal with the disaster relief collectively. Public broadcaster NHK reported the first confirmed fatality and said 120 people had also been...More..