Trump Tweets Trade Talks With Xi 'Moving Along Nicely'

In comments to state media, Xi said he hoped China and the United States would be able to promote a steady and healthy relationship, and that he was willing to meet with Trump in Argentina. The two countries have been locked in an escalating trade ... More..

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United States imposes restrictions on Chinese tech firm
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

United States imposes restrictions on Chinese tech firm

The Commerce Department said it's blocking sales of American components to Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Company Ltd, recalling a similar ban that brought telecoms gear giant ZTE Corp to a virtual standsti...More..

U.S. Futures Hold Gains as Europe Stocks Struggle: Markets Wrap
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

U.S. Futures Hold Gains as Europe Stocks Struggle: Markets Wrap

The United States has already imposed tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods, and China has responded with retaliatory duties on $110 billion worth of USA goods. Experts say it was hurt by one-off f...More..

Nigeria Drops On Ease Of Doing Business Ranking
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Nigeria Drops On Ease Of Doing Business Ranking

Turkey carried out a record number of business reforms in the past year, earning the country a spot in this year's top 10 global improvers, read the World Bank Group's Doing Business 2019: Training for Re...More..

RBI governor Urjit Patel may resign, say reports
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

RBI governor Urjit Patel may resign, say reports

Reserve Bank of India ( RBI ) governor Urjit Patel may consider resigning + from his post given a breakdown in relations with the government +, TV channels reported on Wednesday, sparking a sell-off in the r...More..

Khashoggi's fiancee says Saudi authorities responsible for his murder
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Khashoggi's fiancee says Saudi authorities responsible for his murder

Khashoggi's death at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul almost four weeks ago has escalated into a crisis for the world's top oil exporter, which initially denied any knowledge of or role in his death. "This in...More..

Merkel to stand down as CDU leader, stay German Chancellor
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Merkel to stand down as CDU leader, stay German Chancellor

Still, on Monday , Merkel announced that she would not seek reelection past 2021, when her current term expires. A new CDU chair will be elected at the coming party conference in December, Deutsche Welle s...More..

USA economy grows 3.5% in third quarter
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

USA economy grows 3.5% in third quarter

Since then, soybean exports have declined every month, increasing the trade deficit. Shares of Caterpillar Inc., an economic bellwether, tumbled this week after the maker of mining and construction equipment s...More..

India's crude oil imports from Iran jumped 10pct in September 2018
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

India's crude oil imports from Iran jumped 10pct in September 2018

Faltering confidence in the strength of the global economy comes as swelling American oil stockpiles spark fears about a re-emergence of a price-killing glut. "Based on market fundamentals, there is absolutel...More..

IBM to Acquire Red Hat in Huge Tech Deal
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

IBM to Acquire Red Hat in Huge Tech Deal

It changes everything about the cloud market", IBM CEO Ginni Rometty said in a statement. "Most companies today are only 20 per cent along their cloud journey, renting compute power to cut costs", she said. R...More..

The UK government blocks Royal Mint cryptocurrency plan
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

The UK government blocks Royal Mint cryptocurrency plan

Earlier this year, the Royal Mint , the institution responsible for producing the UK's coins and holding gold, has attracted the attention of the crypto community when it was announced that the organization wa...More..

Patient gets in hospital lottery pool and wins $1 million
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Patient gets in hospital lottery pool and wins $1 million

When the numbers were drawn that night, it turned out Livingston - with a $2 buy-in - and 141 hospital employees had won $1 million, with their ticket just one number off a flawless match. If someone wins the ...More..

Tesla says has not received subpoena on Model 3 production
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Tesla says has not received subpoena on Model 3 production

Tesla Inc and Elon Musk have agreed to pay $20 million each to financial regulators and the billionaire will step down as the company's chairman but remain as chief executive , under a settlement. In our opi...More..

China produced two new billionaires a week last year
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

China produced two new billionaires a week last year

Billionaires' wealth enjoyed its "greatest-ever" increase in 2017, rising 19 percent to $8.9 trillion ($7.8 billion euros) shared among 2,158 individuals, said the report by Swiss banking giant UBS and audi...More..

Turkish probe of Khashoggi killing turns to garden well
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Turkish probe of Khashoggi killing turns to garden well

And we expect a credible investigation. UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced the Saudi Arabian men suspected of murdering Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi will not be allowed to enter Brita...More..

Federal Reserve: Trump sharpens attack on central bank
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Federal Reserve: Trump sharpens attack on central bank

After years in which the central bank held rates very low to boost economic growth and hiring, the Fed's current policy stance was providing support to an economy that no longer needed it, Mr. They're going t...More..

Volkswagen T-Cross makes global debut, India launch expected in 2020
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Volkswagen T-Cross makes global debut, India launch expected in 2020

The small SUV is 4.11 meters (161.8 in) long with a 2.56-meter (100.8-in) wheelbase. The 2019 Volkswagen T-Cross has finally been unveiled overnight at premiere events in Amsterdam, Shanghai and São Paulo. A ...More..

Tesla Model X among '10 Least Reliable Cars' in Consumer Reports ranking
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Tesla Model X among '10 Least Reliable Cars' in Consumer Reports ranking

Mazda , Subaru and Kia round out the top five. The survey found some of the most common reliability issues for all cars were leaks and faulty power equipment. Consumer Reports also announced that the Model S ...More..

Stocks shudder on Wall Street following steep drops overseas
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Stocks shudder on Wall Street following steep drops overseas

Steep drops in favorites like Amazon pulled the market sharply lower Friday, capping an unusually turbulent week of trading. October is typically a bumpy month for the markets and the falls come as investors ...More..

Google says 48 fired for sexual harassment
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Google says 48 fired for sexual harassment

In a series of tweets , Liz Fong-Jones slammed Google senior managers for their "abuse of power relationships" after Android creator Rubin was accused of resigning with a $90 million exit package after a wom...More..

Khashoggi murder: CIA Director Gina Haspel 'heard Khashoggi audio'
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Khashoggi murder: CIA Director Gina Haspel 'heard Khashoggi audio'

Turkey has dismissed Saudi efforts to blame rogue operatives and urged the kingdom to search "top to bottom" for those responsible for the killing, which has stirred worldwide outrage and condemnation. That se...More..

We have a winner! Mega Millions ticket sold in S. Carolina
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

We have a winner! Mega Millions ticket sold in S. Carolina

State lottery officials announced Wednesday that the winning ticket was sold at KC Mart #7 at 303 Lee Vaughn Road in Simpsonville. The $1 million winners should contact the Michigan Lottery Public Relations D...More..

One Mega Millions winning ticket sold in SC
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

One Mega Millions winning ticket sold in SC

The lucky jackpot victor will have to decide if they want the money up front or over the span of 30 years. Lottery officials have not specified exactly where those tickets were sold. A man buys tickets fo...More..

Amazon Q4 sales forecast comes in below estimates
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Amazon Q4 sales forecast comes in below estimates

Perhaps more worrisome to investors, Amazon said revenue in the current quarter, which includes the holiday season, will come in between $66.5 billion and $72.5 billion, which translates into a year-over-...More..

‘Gold diggin’ dog cons McDonald’s customers into giving her food
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

‘Gold diggin’ dog cons McDonald’s customers into giving her food

While some customers may see Princess the dog lurking outside the McDonald's and think it's a stray, her owner Betsy Reyes says otherwise. Earlier this week, Betsy Reyes wrote on Facebook her dog, Pri...More..

Khashoggi murder: Shock new footage of killers released - is this journalist’s body?
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Khashoggi murder: Shock new footage of killers released - is this journalist’s body?

Saudi officials initially denied having anything to do with Khashoggi's disappearance after he entered the consulate on October 2, before changing the official account to say an internal investigation suggest...More..

Turkey takes statements of 38 Saudi Consulate employees
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Turkey takes statements of 38 Saudi Consulate employees

At a conference in Riyadh on Wednesday, the crown prince said the killing was a "heinous crime that can not be justified" and warned against any efforts to "manipulate" the crisis and drive a wedge between ...More..

Saudi crown prince calls slain journalist's killing a 'heinous crime'
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Saudi crown prince calls slain journalist's killing a 'heinous crime'

British media have reported that Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb, the man named by Turkish media as the leader of the operation against Khashoggi, used to work at the Saudi embassy in London . "Justice in the end will ...More..

by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Microsoft Quarterly Profit Soars on Cloud Services, LinkedIn Growth

LinkedIn revenue increased 33% (up 33% in constant currency) with record levels of engagement highlighted by LinkedIn sessions growth of 34%. "We see continued demand for our cloud offerings, reflected in our ...More..

Post-Brexit border plans only began in July
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Post-Brexit border plans only began in July

The government's Border Delivery Group (BDG) only began detailed planning work in relation to Northern Ireland in July, the National Audit Office (NAO) has revealed . Johnny Mercer, who earlier this week bra...More..