Markets

by | January 16, 2019 | 11:35

Exports fell 4.4 percent compared to a year ago, while imports plunged by 7.6 percent. "Trade data out of China this week was not positive with drops in exports and imports showing a clear impact of U.S. "While some argue they are playing the long game when it comes to this trade war, they really are going to have a hard time recovering if they let this linger much longer".

by | January 16, 2019 | 07:55

McDonald's appears to have met its match in the form of Irish-based fast food chain Supermac's. The ruling can be appealed all the way to the EU's highest court in Luxembourg, and McDonald's plans to fight. Supermac's opened in 1978 in Ireland's County Galway and now has locations throughout the country. The company now has 106 outlets across Ireland and Northern Ireland.

by | January 16, 2019 | 08:01

The findings by Orkin Canada are based on the number of commercial and residential bed bug treatments carried out during the year. The city remains at #33 of the Top 50 Bed Bug Cities, but New York City moves up the list this year to #6. Use metal luggage racks at all times . This will help prevent any bed bugs that climb into your suitcase from getting into your house with your clothing.

by | January 16, 2019 | 06:40

The Ram 1500 took home top honors in the truck division, while the Hyundai Genesis G70 won top auto of the year. The Ram was named North American truck of the year. Last year's winners were the Honda Accord, Lincoln Navigator and the Volvo XC60. The Utility of the Year is the Hyundai Kona/Kona EV. About 55 automotive journalists serve as judges.

by | January 16, 2019 | 07:18

So the moment that MPs file into the House of Commons' division lobbies will be a huge one for the PM - has she done enough to convince MPs, including those in her own party, to back her deal? It is clear that the House does not support this deal.

by | January 16, 2019 | 06:33

Figures released by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers show that auto sales fell in 2018 - the first time in 20 years for a decline. Exports rose 7.1 per cent, customs data showed Monday, down from the 7.9 per cent reported earlier for 2017.

by | January 16, 2019 | 05:39

Counter-protester Heather Heyer was killed after a white supremacist rammed his auto into a group of people. While Trump spoke with reporters on Monday morning outside the White House, one asked him, "Mr. The a 29-year-old freshman Demorcatic lawmaker from NY self-identifies as an economic socialist. The Hill-HarrisX survey found that 59 percent of United States voters support raising the top rate to 70 percent, which she said would be applied to income above the first $10 million ...

by | January 15, 2019 | 03:32

There are an estimated 10,000 controllers working in the USA during the shutdown caused by an impasse between President Trump and Congress over funding for a wall on the southern border. Singer says there's a bond between Canadian and American air traffic controllers since the two work closely together to manage cross-border airspace.

by | January 15, 2019 | 04:09

Last month, Trump declared victory over Daesh* in Syria, subsequently announcing the withdrawal of 2,000 USA troops now deployed in the Mideast country. All this is thanks to President Donald Trump's recent snap decision to withdraw US military forces from Syria; an inevitable (and correct) outcome given that post-ISIS Syria is not a vital USA national security interest and there was never enough political will-under this administration or the previous one-to fight an open-ended conflict in ...

by | January 15, 2019 | 03:05

TSA screeners spotted more than 4,000 firearms in carry-on bags in 2018 - almost 300 in Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport alone. The agency said the passenger was cooperative and "was met by Japanese authorities upon landing".

by | January 15, 2019 | 02:57

According to Bulawayo24, motorists were queued to fill up their tanks before the increase took effect at the stroke of midnight. The economic situation in Zimbabwe is getting worse, as trade unions and protesters call for a three-day strike.

by | January 15, 2019 | 02:23

Walmart employees told police a woman had been riding around the parking lot since about 6:30 a.m.in an electric shopping cart. The city is about 125 miles (200 kilometers) northwest of Dallas, near the Oklahoma border. When officers arrived, they found the woman at a nearby restaurant and notified her that she'd been banned from the Walmart. The cashier, John Lopez, said he didn't expect anyone to notice, let alone make a big deal out of his kind gesture.

by | January 15, 2019 | 01:56

On the heels of its announcement of the 2020 XT6 three-row crossover with 3.6L V-6 engine with cylinder deactivation and nine-speed automatic transmission, Cadillac revealed the brand's first EV at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit .

by | January 15, 2019 | 00:42

Newmont Goldcorp will also divest between $1 billion U.S. and $1.5 billion United States of assets over two years to optimize gold production of six to seven million ounces annually. The companies said the combined entity is expected to maintain a significant Canadian presence on its board and among the management of its Canadian properties.

by | January 15, 2019 | 02:23

It said the bankruptcy filing, which saw shares plunge 48 percent on Monday, should not affect electric or natural gas service to its 16 million customers in California . The utility's liabilities could potentially reach $30 billion USA, according to analyst estimates. This will be the second time PG&E; has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

by | January 14, 2019 | 05:03

The board said it had "full confidence" in plans put in place by Mr Bucher and the management to reshape the business. He was appointed chairman in April 2016. As a result, Cheshire will step down from his role, deciding it "is no longer possible for him to remain chair". The announcement came after weeks of pressure from Newcastle Utd owner Ashley for Debenhams to work closer with his House of Fraser empire.

by | January 14, 2019 | 04:11

There, viewers can watch acclaimed titles such as Foxcatcher , Memento , Monster , Run Lola Run , The Illusionist , The Last Samurai , and True Romance , to name a few. Unlike some services though, this one's free (thanks to the ads!) to stream. IMDB , which started as a fan site, but since 1998 belongs to Amazon, says that the soon to be launched mobile app.

by | January 14, 2019 | 02:52

The company didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. The report naturally caused concern amongst lawmakers and privacy advocates. All of this comes after Verizon , T-Mobile, and AT&T promised to end its contracts with aggregation companies.

by | January 14, 2019 | 02:21

Craft beer drinkers in the US may see fewer new bottled beers coming out in the next few months. That breaks down to over 3,000 applications coming in every week. Curt Cameron, the owner of the Thomas Hooker Brewery in Bloomfield and the former president of the Connecticut Brewers Guild said, "If I have beer ready to go to market and I'm ready to print labels I can't do that right now because I can't get that label approved".

by | January 13, 2019 | 06:19

For those who don't know, Ose is based on micro-robotic technology , copying human mouth, fingers and tongue, for women to attain a complete blended orgasm, without the use of hands. From the 1980s until 1998, CES had an entire section devoted to " adult software ... where porn stars and adult filmmakers openly displayed their products ".

by | January 13, 2019 | 04:41

The Shuswap Nation Tribe Committee has proclaimed its uniformity and support with hereditary leaders out of the Wet' suwet' en First Nation, resisting the building and construction of the Kinder Morgan Pipeline over their land close to Smithers in north B.C.

by | January 13, 2019 | 05:19

The authority said excluding motor vehicles, retail sales of last November dropped 0.2 percent year-on-year but rose 1.4 percent month-on-month. Takings slid by 22.1 per cent, against a high base from major mobile phone launches in the same period the year prior.

by | January 13, 2019 | 04:33

The talk of further hikes helped boost the Canadian dollar, which extended earlier gains, touching C$1.3180 to the USA greenback, or 75.87 US cents. The bank's benchmark rate directly affects the interest rates that Canadian consumers get from their retail banks on their mortgages, loans or on their savings deposits.

by | January 13, 2019 | 03:14

Earlier, the Brazilian aircraft manufacturing concern Embraer SA and the American corporation Boeing announced the final approval of the terms of a strategic partnership . The terms of the partnership companies agreed in December previous year. It estimated there would be annual pre-tax cost synergies of approximately $US150 million by the third year of operations.

by | January 13, 2019 | 03:56

The unencrypted videos were shared between employees on company servers and included footage from outside and, in some cases, inside users' homes. The Information hinted that these entire Amazon-owned Ring's privacy invasion began with their research and development team based on Ukraine.

by | January 13, 2019 | 03:27

In an email written by President Gwynne Shotwell obtained by The LA Times , employees were informed of the cuts and told "this was a very hard but necessary decision". Back in November, Bloomberg reported that SpaceX had taken out a $250 million loan, which was only half of the $500 million it was allegedly seeking.

by | January 13, 2019 | 02:38

Even Target's stock took a hit, falling almost 3 percent despite showing strong holiday sales. Macy's stock posted its largest single-day percentage decline on record in trading Thursday after the struggling retailer warned of weak holiday sales and slashed its full-year forecast.

by | January 13, 2019 | 02:04

It would not want to wait too long to see overseas weakness affect the US economy, he added. The top-flight index advanced by about 24.91 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 6,967.78 in morning trading. The more flexible approach, apparent in the minutes and in recent speeches, has supported stock prices. The monthly reductions, effectively running on autopilot, have been criticized by some as a steady tightening of financial conditions the Fed should reconsider.

by | January 12, 2019 | 04:26

Singhal was sacked from Uber Technologies Inc.in 2017 for failing to disclose the allegations he faced at the Mountain View, California-based company, where he was the longtime head of the powerful search division. "The conduct of Rubin and other executives was disgusting, illegal, immoral, degrading to women, and contrary to every principle that Google claims it abides by", the shareholder said in the complaint.

by | January 12, 2019 | 03:21

It also beats the $150 million raised by Brazil's Nubank in March and its further $180 million cash injection from China's Tencent in October. N26, a German start-up that offers a mobile banking app and a see-through debit and payments card, secured the funding from United States venture capital firm Insight Ventures and Singapore's sovereign wealth fund.

by | January 12, 2019 | 03:40

Stobart Aviation owns 30pc and Virgin Travel Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Virgin Atlantic, owns the remainder. Connect Airways will also buy Stobart Group's regional airline and aircraft leasing business and combine the two acquired businesses.

by | January 12, 2019 | 04:08

That led to far fewer federal inspections on domestic food. "While the FDA claims that it will continue to conduct "for cause" inspections and pursue criminal and civil investigations related to "imminent threats to human health or life", the agency has posted no new warning letters since the shutdown began more than two weeks ago".

by | January 12, 2019 | 03:01

Gerrish. Investors are hopeful that more and higher-level negotiations will follow. Tesla broke ground this week in Shanghai on its first factory outside the U.S. It looks as if we will soon know if the president is correct. China retaliated with tariffs of its own. Speaking after the conclusion of the talks, Ted McKinney, the US under secretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs, told reporters in Beijing that he thought they "went just fine".

by | January 12, 2019 | 03:39

JLR said demand in China , once one of its strongest countries, fell by 21.6 percent in 2018, the biggest drop of any of its markets. The move follows plans announced a year ago to reduce white-collar jobs across the company's global business.

by | January 12, 2019 | 03:10

As Bezos and Mackenzie pursue their divorce, it may turn out to be the most expensive in history. The two have been married for 13 years. "Her husband was there, too". "If we had known we would separate after 25 years, we would do it all again", they added in the statement. "As our family and close friends know, after a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we have chose to divorce and continue our shared lives as friends", the statement shared via Twitter read.