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The USDA inspection mark on the packaging of the recalled products contains the establishment number "EST". An investigation found the products, including ground beef and beef patties likely came from JBS Tolleson Inc., a meat packing plant west ... More..

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Unilever Backs Down on Dutch HQ Move After British Investor Revolt
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Unilever Backs Down on Dutch HQ Move After British Investor Revolt

Waldschmidt said the bigger drivers for Unilever's shares were USA interest rates and continued difficulties in emerging markets, particularly related to their currencies. 'The board will now consider its next ...More..

U.S. Sanctions cause Oil Value to Rise
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

U.S. Sanctions cause Oil Value to Rise

On Wednesday, WTI crude was up 1.6 per cent at $76.41 a barrel, after touching a session high of $76.90 a barrel. Global benchmark Brent crude oil futures were at $85.05 per barrel at 0653 GMT, up 47 cents, o...More..

Thomas jobless rate holds steady at 5.2% in September
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Thomas jobless rate holds steady at 5.2% in September

In a note to clients Friday morning, CIBC senior economist Royce Mendes said the "wild ride that is the Labour Force Survey (LFS) continued in September". Employment increased by about 12,000 in the public sect...More..

Dollar scales 11-month peak on yen as US yields surge
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Dollar scales 11-month peak on yen as US yields surge

It was the largest daily increase since the shock outcome of the USA presidential election in November 2016. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said earlier this week the economy can expand for "quite some time",...More..

by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

What the 50-Year Record Unemployment Headlines Didn’t Tell You

The unemployment rate for workers with less than a high school degree or just a high school degree fell by 0.2 percentage points, while the unemployment rate for workers with some college fell by 0.3 percentage...More..

RBI holds repo rate, but changes stance to 'calibrated tightening'
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

RBI holds repo rate, but changes stance to 'calibrated tightening'

But in light of the prevailing uncertainties, the committee maintained a neutral stance till August. Commenting on the RBI decision , Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg tweeted: "Government we...More..

Mattress Firm declares bankruptcy, but the Fairview store will stay open
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Mattress Firm declares bankruptcy, but the Fairview store will stay open

Stagner said as many as 700 of Mattress Firm's 3,230 USA stores will close "leading up to the holiday shopping season" because there are " too many locations in close proximity to each other". It owes its larg...More..

Oil prices rise ahead of November US sanctions against Iran crude exports
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Oil prices rise ahead of November US sanctions against Iran crude exports

With crude prices soaring and many currencies in emerging markets, including India's rupee and Indonesia's rupiah declining, analysts warn that economic growth may be eroded. The contract was up 2.2 percent thi...More..

Amazon To Raise Minimum Wage To $15 Per Hour
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Amazon To Raise Minimum Wage To $15 Per Hour

However, a report published by Bloomberg Wednesday revealed that along with the move, which received widespread praise, the company will eliminate monthly bonuses and stock awards for warehouse workers . In ...More..

United Airlines Flight from Los Angeles Lands Safely in Sydney after Mayday
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

United Airlines Flight from Los Angeles Lands Safely in Sydney after Mayday

The captain of an aircraft is required to declare a fuel Mayday if fuel falls below the reserve level an aircraft is required to have when it reaches its destination, often about 45 minutes. Gibson said stronge...More..

Too little, too late, says Opposition on fuel price cut
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Too little, too late, says Opposition on fuel price cut

It has done so by slightly cutting the excise duty, a type of indirect tax, on imported diesel and petrol by ₹1.50 per litre and directing several state-run oil marketing companies to cut prices by a further ₹1...More..

Unemployment Rate Falls 3.7%, a 49-Year Low
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Unemployment Rate Falls 3.7%, a 49-Year Low

Still, if the prime-age workers increasingly enter the job market, their numbers could expand the workforce a bit and help accelerate economic growth. Some companies are starting to boost wages - Amazon .com I...More..

Donald Tusk calls Jeremy Hunt's Soviet jibe unwise and insulting
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Donald Tusk calls Jeremy Hunt's Soviet jibe unwise and insulting

Britain's Conservative government is struggling to reach a deal with the European Union on how it will leave the world's biggest trading bloc as the March 29 exit date approaches. European Union officials hop...More..

End divisions or put Brexit at risk, May tells party
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

End divisions or put Brexit at risk, May tells party

Theresa May has been told she will have to find at least £20billion to fulfil her conference pledge to end austerity measures. But Johnson's recent comments about her Brexit plan, calling it "deranged" and s...More..

US, Canada strike trade deal to revamp NAFTA
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

US, Canada strike trade deal to revamp NAFTA

Monday morning, Trudeau spoke by phone with U.S President Donald Trump and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. " We've done this in 14 months ", said Lighthizer during a press conference about the agreem...More..

China-US relations at an 'impasse' after Pence's wholesale criticism
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

China-US relations at an 'impasse' after Pence's wholesale criticism

The vice president cited USA intelligence agencies but offered no evidence to back up his claims, which are likely to inflame relations between Washington and Beijing, already at their lowest point in years t...More..

Aston Martin says IPO values carmaker at £4.33bn
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Aston Martin says IPO values carmaker at £4.33bn

The company's existing shareholders are to sell 25% of Aston Martin , leaving market capitalization at £4.33bn, Reuters reported. Potential investors offering below 19 pounds per share for shares in luxury...More..

Toyota recalls 2.43 million cars globally
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Toyota recalls 2.43 million cars globally

It is the second recall for the Prius in the space of a month, with the previous one involving more than 1 million hybrid cars due to the risk of fire . "If this occurs, the vehicle could lose power and stall"...More..

by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence paints China as enemy in United States election

Additionally, Pence warned of the influence by Chinese media outlets, warning that China Radio broadcasts in American cities, while China Global Television Network reached more than 75 million Americans. China ...More..

Pence accuses China of 'malign' campaign to undermine Trump
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Pence accuses China of 'malign' campaign to undermine Trump

Vice President Mike Pence , in a speech Thursday, bluntly accused China of "meddling in America's democracy" to an extent that far surpasses Russian Federation, though he provided little detailed evidence to...More..

US secretary of state heads to North Korea for nuclear talks
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

US secretary of state heads to North Korea for nuclear talks

The invitation to return to Pyongyang to discuss North Korean denuclearization efforts was made during a meeting with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho amid United Nations sessions last week. "I don't th...More..

Maharashtra, Gujarat cut fuel prices by Rs 2.50; Kerala, Karnataka refuse
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Maharashtra, Gujarat cut fuel prices by Rs 2.50; Kerala, Karnataka refuse

The relief to consumers will be in three parts - centre will cut excise duty by Rs 1.5, and oil marketing companies (OMCs) will factor in Re 1 in their pricing, and states have been asked to cut Value-Added T...More..

Canada, US reach deal to save NAFTA as trilateral trade pact
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Canada, US reach deal to save NAFTA as trilateral trade pact

In a joint statement , US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland said the agreement "will strengthen the middle class, and create good, well-paying jo...More..

Indian Rupee breaches 73 mark, plunges to fresh all-time low
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Indian Rupee breaches 73 mark, plunges to fresh all-time low

Rahul Gandhi had, two days ago, hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and wondered about his "silent mode" after the rupee crossed the 73-mark. The rupee hit a fresh record low of 73.77 against the American...More..

How Trump's Freeland broadside factored into getting a trade deal done
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

How Trump's Freeland broadside factored into getting a trade deal done

The Texas Republican also said a congressional vote on the new deal, dubbed the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement ( USMCA ), will definitely not happen until after the November midterms and would most likely slip in...More..

How the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal changes the landscape
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

How the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal changes the landscape

From what Trump had said about Mexico, the Canadians assumed that they'd be looking after their little Mexican brothers. Here's what some of the headline items mean for Ontario. Labour leaders have long compl...More..

Oil trades near four-year peak ahead of sanctions on Iran
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Oil trades near four-year peak ahead of sanctions on Iran

Global benchmark Brent crude traded at around $83.01 on Monday, up around 0.34 percent, while US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) stood at around $73.42, more than 0.2 percent higher. Saudi Arabia is the world's...More..

India wants trade deal with US primarily to keep me happy
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

India wants trade deal with US primarily to keep me happy

The development came to light when US officials asked them why does India want to have a trade deal with the US, Indian officials responded by saying that they wanted to keep the US President happy , as report...More..

Dairy farmers slam new trade deal
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Dairy farmers slam new trade deal

It has been traded off and we are supposed to adjust to that. "How's that going to be monitored?" he said. "The government has said repeatedly that it values a strong and vibrant dairy sector - they have once a...More..