While waiting for Hurricane Florence, Donald Trump mocks Jamie Dimon

Trump appeared to be responding to Dimon's remarks first reported by CNBC on Wednesday , in which he told reporters at JPMorgan headquarters in NY that " I think I could beat Trump ". He could punch me all he wants. "I get frustrated because I wan... More..

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'Crucial period' for oil as Iran exports shrink: IEA
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

'Crucial period' for oil as Iran exports shrink: IEA

South Korea has become the first of Iran's top-three oil customers to cut imports to zero before US sanctions take effect in November. The sanctions will target Iran's oil exports from November. "Things are...More..

How Waffle House Became Important During Disasters
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

How Waffle House Became Important During Disasters

When a location is closed, the index is red , which is quite rare. "If we are open quickly after the storm broke, that means the community is coming back and we are getting back to that sense of normalcy", P...More..

Trump administration to send US cellphones a test alert on Thursday
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Trump administration to send US cellphones a test alert on Thursday

But it won't be a political message or attack on one of his perceived enemies-or at least, it's not supposed to be. Wireless Emergency Alerts can be sent by the National Weather Service, local first respond...More..

GM recalls more than 240,000 vehicles to fix rear brake problem
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

GM recalls more than 240,000 vehicles to fix rear brake problem

The Problem: Electric power steering assist may be lost momentarily, followed by a sudden return of EPS assist, potentially increasing the difficulty of steering the vehicle, especially at low speeds, as well ...More..

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Needles found in more Australian strawberries, A$100k reward offered

The Queensland Strawberry Growers Association said it's likely the affected strawberries were tampered with between the time they were packed and the time they were bought. "This is putting families' lives ...More..

Man jailed in Italy for writing fake TripAdvisor review
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Man jailed in Italy for writing fake TripAdvisor review

The U.S. -owned company said Italian businesses tipped it off in 2015 that a man was offering to write fake reviews to boost their online profiles. The cops launched a criminal prosecution against the man, ...More..

U.S. companies in China say tariffs are hurting
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

U.S. companies in China say tariffs are hurting

The two governments have imposed 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion of each other's goods. The announcement followed reports by American and European chambers of commerce that foreign companies in China have...More..

Read Jeff Bezos' full statement about his $2 billion Day One fund
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Read Jeff Bezos' full statement about his $2 billion Day One fund

In a tweet last June, Bezos asked the public for ideas about where he should give his money. Some resorted to the same argument as US President Donald Trump , who has attacked Amazon for not paying enoug...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

In 15 years inflation was never in line with central bank targets. In a statement, the bank's Monetary Policy Committee said the policy rate was increased to 24 percent, up from 17.75 percent. He earlier ...More..

U.S. Invites China to Trade Talks as Tariffs Loom
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

U.S. Invites China to Trade Talks as Tariffs Loom

Some businesses are concerned about rising costs of imported materials; others, particularly farmers, about retaliatory tariffs imposed by China and Europe on USA exports. Businesses are ratcheting up lobbying ...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Oil slips from four-month highs on economic concerns

China has said that it would not stop buying Iranian oil, but Beijing is also said to have agreed not to increase its oil purchases from Iran. Oil traders were also watching the progress of category 4 Hurri...More..

Carney to remain as Bank of England governor until 2020
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Carney to remain as Bank of England governor until 2020

In the months after Britain voted to leave the European Union , however, he committed to an additional year as governor , citing "the importance to the country of continuity during the UK's Article 50 negotia...More..

Trade father figure Mulroney urges Ottawa to make a deal on NAFTA
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Trade father figure Mulroney urges Ottawa to make a deal on NAFTA

Trump gave Bloomberg in late August when he said he was refusing to compromise with Canada and that any deal with Canada would be "totally on our terms". Mulroney acknowledged U.S. Trade Representative Robert L...More..

Turkey central bank raises benchmark rate to 24%; lira rallies
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Turkey central bank raises benchmark rate to 24%; lira rallies

The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) raised the rate from 17.75% to 24%, significantly higher than the analysts' consensus of 21%, and in apparent defiance of the president, who has regularly e...More..

Brace for an oil market price rally in November: Details here
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Brace for an oil market price rally in November: Details here

Outside the United States, traders have been focusing on the impact of US sanctions against Iran that will target oil exports from November. "It was a mixed performance in the crude oil market", said ANZ ba...More..

In Australia found a unique gold nuggets
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

In Australia found a unique gold nuggets

The largest gold nugget was discovered 500 meters below the surface in an area just three meters wide and three meters high. For context, Selby said the average gold mine pulls in 1 gram of gold per tonne, wh...More..

Vijay Mallya makes u-turn after Arun Jaitley's rebuttal
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Vijay Mallya makes u-turn after Arun Jaitley's rebuttal

Vijay Mallya made sensational comments today that he had met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and offered to settle his financial dues before leaving India. Mallya, an alleged financial offender, is facing char...More..

JPMorgan's Dimon backtracks after saying he could beat Trump
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

JPMorgan's Dimon backtracks after saying he could beat Trump

Nonetheless, Dimon has acknowledged he would have no chance in a presidential election and said that he is committed to staying in his current job. "I mean, I've said this before Trump was elected". Dimon, ...More..

Xi, Putin think big on lifting Russia’s ‘far east’
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Xi, Putin think big on lifting Russia’s ‘far east’

On Tuesday, Xi brought a delegation of nearly 1,000 Chinese business people and officials to the Eastern Economic Forum, a Putin-led effort to lure foreign investors. On Tuesday, Russia-China Investment Fund (R...More..

Asian markets hit by fresh trade fears after Trump comments
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Asian markets hit by fresh trade fears after Trump comments

Hong Kong stocks suffered the sharpest losses, falling 1.3 percent in the morning, while Shanghai slipped 0.8 percent with news that China's surplus with the U.S. Apple warned that the proposed tariffs could re...More..

‘This One Really Scares Me’: Nat’l Hurricane Center Director On Florence
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

‘This One Really Scares Me’: Nat’l Hurricane Center Director On Florence

ABC reported that Boeing has stopped its operations in SC because of the threat. He noted that Dominion Energy Inc's Surry plant in Virginia could also be affected if Florence turns north . Residents prepar...More..

Petrol, diesel prices at all-time highs ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Petrol, diesel prices at all-time highs ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi

Petrol prices on Monday shot up to Rs 89.97 in Maharashtra's Parbhani, the highest in India, an official said. The price of petrol touched Rs 88.26 a litre in Mumbai - an increase of Rs 0.14 a litre compar...More..

Ford says it's still making hatchback overseas despite President Trump's tweet
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Ford says it's still making hatchback overseas despite President Trump's tweet

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 its iPhone. But Ford had originally planned to...More..

US SEC halts trading in two cryptocurrency products, citing market confusion
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

US SEC halts trading in two cryptocurrency products, citing market confusion

The SEC further cautioned that brokers and dealers that allow customers to trade either the Bitcoin Tracker one and Ether Tracker One or provide quotes throughout the halt's duration may also be subjec...More..

Man arrested for having breakfast with female colleague in Saudi Arabia
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Man arrested for having breakfast with female colleague in Saudi Arabia

The offending 30-second footage simply shows the pair eating breakfast at a desk and waving at the camera. At one point the woman - who can not be identified as her face is covered by a niqab - feeds the man ...More..

Judge strikes down bill to reduce Toronto council size
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Judge strikes down bill to reduce Toronto council size

In light of the ruling, a spokesperson for the city confirmed Monday that the election will proceed as scheduled on October 22 on the basis of 47 wards. Kristyn Wong-Tam added that an appeal for the province wo...More..

NASA reveals ‘extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Florence pictures from space
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

NASA reveals ‘extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Florence pictures from space

Interested in Hurricane Florence? Despite the storm being still some distance away from land, the National Hurricane Center has confirmed it is on track to hit the area around North and SC by Friday. Wind...More..

Trump Trolls Obama In Video On Economic Boom Under Trump Admin
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Trump Trolls Obama In Video On Economic Boom Under Trump Admin

Last month, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders asserted to reporters that Trump had tripled Obama's eight-year job creation record for black workers in just 18 months, quoting numbers that w...More..

by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Before Trump, Obama was an 'enemy of press freedom'

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) took notice of Obama's pot-calling-the-kettle-black speech and blasted the former president in a Twitter thread for his blatant contribution to the brokenness of American politics and...More..