WTI and Brent prices plunge 6%

However, OPEC's most recent statements have suggested oil prices might be in for a major rebound early next year. Futures declined as much as 3.3 percent in NY as US stocks tumbled to the lowest in more than a year, with investors assessing the thr... More..

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US Federal Reserve hikes rates one more time in 2018
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

US Federal Reserve hikes rates one more time in 2018

The Shanghai Composite share index was down almost 1% in afternoon trade while the yuan wad fixed 0.22% lower aginst the USA dollar. The news is a mixture of hawkish rate increases and dovish look at inflatio...More..

List of Open Restaurants on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

List of Open Restaurants on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

But if you don't like eating a traditional Christmas dinner, can you go to McDonald's instead to avoid being hungry? And they will certainly not be the usual open hours with it being Christmas Day . Chinook ...More..

Food and Liquor Stores Open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2018
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Food and Liquor Stores Open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2018

For the most accurate opening and closing times for you local store you should the Aldi store finder where they have all of the latest information on their Christmas opening hours. Note that these hours are s...More..

Shopping, banks, skiing and more: What's open and closed during Christmas
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

Shopping, banks, skiing and more: What's open and closed during Christmas

The biggest question that people might be asking, however, is if Target will be open on Christmas Eve . Given that the stores have varying closing times, it's best to check local store hours before calling it ...More..

Oil near 15-month low on signs of surplus
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

Oil near 15-month low on signs of surplus

The United States (US) crude oil production may hit 12 million barrel per day (bpd) by mid-2019, Energy Information Agency (EIA) has said. Oil prices fell on Friday to their lowest since the third quarter of ...More..

FDA - It's still illegal to add CBD oil to food, health products
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

FDA - It's still illegal to add CBD oil to food, health products

Other recent product introductions containing CBD are a nutrition bar from California-based SNAAK Bar that markets itself as optimizing sports performance - and is only available in California and online - an...More..

Ministers to discuss Gatwick drone drama as suspects released
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

Ministers to discuss Gatwick drone drama as suspects released

The airport's arrival and departure boards showed the busy airport inching toward normal but still showing an unusual number of delayed takeoffs and landings. The couple arrested on suspicion of the Gatwick d...More..

Hydro crews work around the clock to restore power to British Columbians
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

Hydro crews work around the clock to restore power to British Columbians

Environment Canada says gusts topped 100 km/h just south of Vancouver and in parts of the Fraser Valley, making the storm more powerful than the 2006 gales that levelled a large section of forest in Stanley Par...More..

Shoppers fearless big crowds for final weekend before Christmas
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

Shoppers fearless big crowds for final weekend before Christmas

Traffic is most likely going to be heavy and the checkout lines will most likely be long. "I did previous shopping last month or so". Oscar Ponce said he had to wait, "about a good 30 minutes". "It is an an...More..

More Jennie-O Turkey recalled after deadly salmonella outbreak
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

More Jennie-O Turkey recalled after deadly salmonella outbreak

State public health and food inspectors are working with the USDA on the investigation. Last month, the company was forced to recalled 91,388 pounds of raw ground turkey, according to a report by PEOPLE . "A s...More..

Pharmacy opening times in Rugby over Christmas 2018 and the New Year
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Pharmacy opening times in Rugby over Christmas 2018 and the New Year

The courts will be closed on Christmas Eve , Christmas Day, and New Year's Day , but will be open on New Year's Eve . Obama also excused federal employees from work on December 26, 2014, when it fell on a ...More..

Shutdown expected to drag into Christmas as standoff deepens
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Shutdown expected to drag into Christmas as standoff deepens

Thanks to a stalemate in Congress over border wall funding, a partial government shutdown has ensued just in time for the Christmas weekend. According to the agreement reached by party leadership in the Sen...More..

Altria spending $12.8B for a stake in e-vapor company JUUL
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Altria spending $12.8B for a stake in e-vapor company JUUL

Juul, which was founded in 2017, dominates the market for e-cigarettes in America, with about three quarters of sales. Juul offered no comment to Newsweek beyond the statement. The agency in November prop...More..

Nasdaq Gets Mauled by Bear Market, and the Dow Isn’t Far Behind
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Nasdaq Gets Mauled by Bear Market, and the Dow Isn’t Far Behind

Asian and European indexes suffered bigger losses. Major U.S. indexes are now 16 to 26 percent below the peaks they reached in the summer and early fall. -Wholesale gasoline was little changed at $1.32 a gall...More..

NASA Engineer Builds Fart Spraying Glitter Bomb Trap To Stop Package Thieves
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

NASA Engineer Builds Fart Spraying Glitter Bomb Trap To Stop Package Thieves

In a video , which went viral and amassed over 25 million views, Mark Rober showed off his device before revealing the filmed reactions of thieves opening the package and getting sprayed with glitter and fart ...More..

Facebook said to develop cryptocurrency for WhatsApp transfers
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Facebook said to develop cryptocurrency for WhatsApp transfers

This is quite obvious, because India holds more than 200 million users of WhatsApp, and is, in fact, the world's largest remittance country. The news that facebook plans to use Whatsapp makes sense in t...More..

More troubles for Apple as it faces another sales ban in Germany
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

More troubles for Apple as it faces another sales ban in Germany

This technology is supplied by chip maker Qorvo for Intel-based iPhones and the company was sued by Qualcomm in the USA for the very same patent but Qualcomm lost that case. The issue seemingly stems from t...More..

How partial government shutdown could play out
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

How partial government shutdown could play out

While negotiations continue in Congress to reach a deal to avert a partial government shutdown , there is virtually no chance a vote will happen Friday night - all but assuring there will be a partial governme...More..

31st GST Council meeting
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

31st GST Council meeting

In July 2017, when GST was introduced, it had about 228 categories of products. Announcing the decision after the GST Council meeting , Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said that monitors and TV screens...More..

Tax notices to startups: Have taken up the issue, says Suresh Prabhu
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Tax notices to startups: Have taken up the issue, says Suresh Prabhu

Several start-ups have raised concerns over taxation of angel funds under Section 56 of the Income Tax Act, which provides for taxation of funds received by an entity. Normally, about 300-400 startups get angel...More..

Ford uses auto technology to create a noise-cancelling dog kennel
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Ford uses auto technology to create a noise-cancelling dog kennel

The kennel uses noise-cancelling technology to keep pets calm during firework displays . Once internal microphones detect the sound of fireworks, a built-in audio system kicks in, emitting opposing frequen...More..

Ford recalls nearly 900000 F-150 & Super Duty pickups after fires
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Ford recalls nearly 900000 F-150 & Super Duty pickups after fires

The cable is a cord hanging from the vehicle that's usually attached to an extension cord plugged into a garage or home. This can also cause the outlet the heater is plugged into to trip. The recall involves mo...More..

Carlos Ghosn could win bail as court quashes bid to extend detention
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Carlos Ghosn could win bail as court quashes bid to extend detention

According to a media report, Ghosn has now been accused of shifting a private investment loss of over US$ 16 million on to Nissan following the 2008 financial crisis. The Ghosn case has put Japan's criminal jus...More..

US Fed raises lending rate, signals slower pace
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

US Fed raises lending rate, signals slower pace

Observing that neither the pace nor the ultimate destination of any further rate increases is predetermined, Powell said the Fed will adjust monetary policy as best it can to keep the expansion on track, th...More..

Asian shares battered after Fed raises rates for fourth time
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Asian shares battered after Fed raises rates for fourth time

As expected before the announcement, the Fed said it would hike interest rates by 0.25 to a range of 2.25 per cent 2.5 per cent - the highest level in a decade. and overseas. "Any indication by the Federal ...More..

Nissan's ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn re-arrested
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Nissan's ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn re-arrested

Former Nissan representative director Greg Kelly, who was arrested at the same time as Ghosn, has been indicted too. If a bail request by his lawyer is accepted by the court, Ghosn may be released within da...More..

Budweiser maker teams up with Tilray to explore pot drinks
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Budweiser maker teams up with Tilray to explore pot drinks

AB InBev's participation will be through its subsidiary Labatt Breweries of Canada, one of the country's founding businesses and its leading brewery, and Tilray's participation will be through its Canadian adul...More..

It looks like Google's controversial Dragonfly project has been binned
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

It looks like Google's controversial Dragonfly project has been binned

Google was using a site that it owned, 265.com, which has been active the entire time that Google has not been in China, as a search engine which will then redirect the results to Baidu (the largest and most po...More..

Trump says will not sign any legislation without 'perfect border security'
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Trump says will not sign any legislation without 'perfect border security'

In a second tweet , Trump appeared to downplay "talk about the Wall", declaring that the "Border is tight". In his latest Twitter proclamations, Trump claimed he won't sign any legislation from Democrats u...More..