China says retaliation ready if United States tariffs go ahead

The widening trade deficit is expected to drag on third-quarter growth in the U.S., after a narrower gap helped boost the pace of expansion in the prior period to the fastest since 2014. Negotiations with Canada to modernize the North American Free... More..

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As Mercedes introduces an electric SUV, Tesla's stock slumps
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

As Mercedes introduces an electric SUV, Tesla's stock slumps

Daimler will build the auto in China for the local market. "While Tesla now has a strong hold on the luxury electric market, I don't think this will be the case after the arrival of the German premium offeri...More..

Elon Musk Calls Thailand Cave Expert a 'Child Rapist'
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Elon Musk Calls Thailand Cave Expert a 'Child Rapist'

In a recent rant to a BuzzFeed news journalist that Musk considered off the record, Musk once again claimed that Unsworth was a pedophile and that he had married a 12-year-old bride in Thailand. Their repor...More..

Toyota recalls 2016-2018 Prius models for fire risk
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Toyota recalls 2016-2018 Prius models for fire risk

Customers who believe their vehicle may be affected by the recall are advised to visit the recall section of Toyota's website and enter their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Borneo Motors (Singapore) sai...More..

Amazon Launches Hindi Website & App; Bengali, Tamil Next Target
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Amazon Launches Hindi Website & App; Bengali, Tamil Next Target

According to a report in NY times, Amazon's research found that 8 out of 10 Indian customers would prefer to shop in a language other than English and the company believes that the next 100 million customers ...More..

by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Two men sneak in self-made poster at McDonald’s for Asian representation

They saw a blank wall in June and decided it was the ideal place to put a picture of themselves. Jevh Maravilla , 21, revealed Sunday that he and his friends pulled off an imaginative caper more than 50 da...More..

JUST IN: South Africa's economy slips into recession
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

JUST IN: South Africa's economy slips into recession

This followed a revised 2.6% contraction in the first quarter, a South African statistics data has shown. The manufacturing, trade and government sectors contracted by -0.3% q/q, -1.9% and -0.5% respectively, s...More..

by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Iran will export crude oil despite US pressure, says President Hassan Rouhani

Officials say that Washington's aim is to bring other countries' imports of Iranian oil down to zero. Still, worries persist that the market is due for a tightening anyway: Stephen Innes , head of trading fo...More..

by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

SA hit by 1st recession since 2009: Thabi Leoka

At the time of this article's update the Pound-Rand exchange is up 2.26% at 19.54 and the prospects of an extension of the rally towards the R20.00 barrier have increased substantially. "We do need clarity on l...More..

Amazon becomes the 2nd United States company to join the $1 trillion club
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Amazon becomes the 2nd United States company to join the $1 trillion club

Amazon has become the second publicly traded company to be worth US$1 trillion (NZ$1.52 trillion), hot on the heels of Apple. Amazon crossed the $2,000 threshold for the first time on August 30 after doubli...More..

Amazon becomes nation's second public trillion-dollar company
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Amazon becomes nation's second public trillion-dollar company

Apple became the first $1 trillion company last month. It expanded to Australia at the end of a year ago, and has changed the market locally. Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. Amazon saw its quarterly ...More..

Analysts Iran May Use Secret Oil Shipments To Skirt U.S. Sanctions
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Analysts Iran May Use Secret Oil Shipments To Skirt U.S. Sanctions

International Brent crude futures, by contrast, lost ground, trading at US$78.10 per barrel, down 5 cents from their last close. Tokyo was forced to act after Donald Trump pulled the United States out of a 20...More..

Turkish lira further weakens, nearing record low - 8/30/2018 8:48:22 AM
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Turkish lira further weakens, nearing record low - 8/30/2018 8:48:22 AM

Turkish central bank's deputy governor and Monetary Policy Committee member Erkan Kilimci is set to resign from the bank, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters . Kilimci had no disagreements ...More..

Sasol workers to down tools on Monday
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Sasol workers to down tools on Monday

Members of Solidarity will today go on strike at Sasol's Secunda plant and coal mines against what it calls the racial exclusion of white people. The solidarity union also said it will file a complaint to U...More..

NPAs hampered economy's growth, not demonetisation: Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

NPAs hampered economy's growth, not demonetisation: Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar

Slamming critics on allegations that demonetisation slowed down growth, Kumar said it's a completely false narrative. Due to RBI's ex governor Raghuram rajan's policies, the growth rate declined, said Niti...More..

Mystery around Australian Instagram model Sinead McNamara's death deepens
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Mystery around Australian Instagram model Sinead McNamara's death deepens

Her fellow crew members and an on-board doctor did their best to revive her before she was rushed to hospital, but she slipped into a coma and passed away while being airlifted to Athens hospital. Their old...More..

Customer finds caterpillar in Veg Biryani in IKEA Hyderabad restaurant
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Customer finds caterpillar in Veg Biryani in IKEA Hyderabad restaurant

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) fined the store management for Rs 11,500 as per norms and got the biryani consignment kept in quarantine. In a statement, an IKEA India spokesperson said, ...More..

Speakers at McCain burial take swipes at absent Trump
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Speakers at McCain burial take swipes at absent Trump

But social media users also blasted President Trump for comments he made during Sen. Reviews of his response were mixed. Honoring the arch-warmonger McCain, a fervent supporter of United States aggression...More..

Coca-Cola ventures into Coffee with $5.1 billion Costa deal
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Coca-Cola ventures into Coffee with $5.1 billion Costa deal

The sale of the 40-year-old company caught the London financial center, the City, by surprise and sent shares in its current owner, leisure group Whitbread , up by nearly 20 percent . "We were not interes...More..

Petrol, Diesel Prices Hit All-Time High. Check Rates Here
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Petrol, Diesel Prices Hit All-Time High. Check Rates Here

Petrol price in Delhi rose to a record Rs 79.15 a litre and diesel climbed to a fresh high of Rs 71.15, according to price notification of state-owned fuel retailers. Delhi charges a VAT of 27 per cent on petr...More..

Chinese billionaire CEO Richard Liu arrested in USA, accused of sexual offence
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Chinese billionaire CEO Richard Liu arrested in USA, accused of sexual offence

JD.com, backed by Walmart Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google , and China's Tencent Holdings Ltd, said in a statement yesterday that Liu, whose Chinese name is Liu Qiangdong, was falsely accused. "The decision was ...More..

Drunk man urinates on woman passengers seat in AI international flight
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Drunk man urinates on woman passengers seat in AI international flight

The incident was brought to light by Indrani Ghosh, the daughter of the woman passenger, who posted a series of tweets about it. Ghosh claimed the man, who was drunk, allegedly removed his trousers and urinated...More..

Lego built a drivable 'Bugatti Chiron' with over 1 million pieces
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Lego built a drivable 'Bugatti Chiron' with over 1 million pieces

I must admit that in my younger years, I could be found in the basement of my parents' home creating, destroying and then rebuilding multiple Lego vehicles and machines. This gives the replica Chiron a 5.3 hors...More..

Papa John's founder seeks court help in battle with company
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Papa John's founder seeks court help in battle with company

The NFL anthem protests controversy is headed into its third year, with no resolution in sight. He was forced to resign, and now the company he built into a national chain is trying to move on. A day before...More..

Calif. Senate approves net neutrality rules, sends bill to governor
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Calif. Senate approves net neutrality rules, sends bill to governor

Almost three dozen other states are working on their own laws, and supporters hope California's bill will inspire even more states to follow suit. The bill went before a Senate vote on Friday and was approved...More..

Trump defends his handling of McCain's death
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Trump defends his handling of McCain's death

Trump had faced criticism for failing to issue a laudatory statement about McCain after his death and waffling over whether to keep flags at half-staff days after McCain died. Friday. John McCain , said on "...More..

Australia’s New Leader, Indonesia Strike Free-Trade Pact
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Australia’s New Leader, Indonesia Strike Free-Trade Pact

Indonesia , southeast Asia's largest economy, is Australia's 13th-largest trading partner and government figures put annual two-way trade at A$16.4 billion (RM49 billion) in 2016-2017. Indonesia's maritime af...More..

Wall St opens lower as trade concerns weigh
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Wall St opens lower as trade concerns weigh

President Donald Trump was ready to impose tariffs on $200 billion more of Chinese goods next week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 25,964.82 on Friday with a loss of -22.10 points or -0.09%. Firs...More..

by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Ethereum Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH/USD Near Significant Juncture

Bitcoin bull Tom Lee tells Business Insider that might be a bad thing for ether, but a good thing for bitcoin. Bitcoin futures are already on the CBOE , which helped propel it to its highest price back...More..

May concludes Africa visit with trip to Kenya
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

May concludes Africa visit with trip to Kenya

The UK is to increase its military support to Nigeria to help protect its citizens and British workers in the country from terror attacks. May was speaking on the third stop of a trip to Africa during which s...More..