Dutch finance minister cancels visit to Saudi investment conference

Turkish government sources have claimed that Mr Khashoggi - a critic of the government in Riyadh - was murdered during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul two weeks ago. On Thursday, Pompeo, the secretary of state, said he told Trump the USA... More..

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Advertisers allege Facebook hid the fact that no one watches video ads

The advertisers also allege that Facebook inflated viewership statistics at a far larger clip than they have publicly acknowledged. Facebook has filed a motion to dismiss these claims and says claims of ...More..

Marijuana Is Now Legal in Canada. Here's How It's Going So Far
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Marijuana Is Now Legal in Canada. Here's How It's Going So Far

There were reports that it would legal on Canada Day, but the date was moved back until the fall. His successor, premier-designate François Legault, has also promised to raise the legal age to 21, while a...More..

Fed risks Trump's fury over rate increases
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Fed risks Trump's fury over rate increases

President Donald Trump continued his attacks against the Federal Reserve on Tuesday, calling the Fed his "biggest threat" due to its raising short-term interest rates. "Obviously, presidents can speak out i...More..

Combined Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots top $1.3 billion
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Combined Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots top $1.3 billion

One player in Florida won the $2 million prize for the Power Play Match 5, according to the Powerball. It now stands at $900 million and is the second-largest jackpot in US history. Another $1 Mega Millions tic...More..

United States shies away from calling China ‘currency manipulator’
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

United States shies away from calling China ‘currency manipulator’

U.S. President Donald Trump is distancing the United States from worldwide multilateral organizations and accompanying policies that he says hurt U.S. The "system creates winners and losers", the report's aut...More..

Trump takes swipe at Fed for raising interest rates too quickly
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Trump takes swipe at Fed for raising interest rates too quickly

Participants in the Fed's rate-setting committee also "generally anticipated that further gradual increases" in short-term borrowing costs "would most likely be consistent" with the kind of continued economic...More..

We’ll meet your oil needs: Saudi Arabia
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

We’ll meet your oil needs: Saudi Arabia

OPEC and its allies including Russian Federation agreed to reduce output by 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) from the start of 2017 with Moscow pledging to cut some 300,000 bpd. It could enter into the oil wor...More..

Fracking to begin today after High Court challenge dismissed
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Fracking to begin today after High Court challenge dismissed

It is definitely not over, it has just got serious. Energy minister Claire Perry - who has previously referred to fracking protesters as a "travelling circus" - recently said that laws regulating acceptable l...More..

WEF's global economy competitiveness report: Roberto Crotti
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

WEF's global economy competitiveness report: Roberto Crotti

United States led the index with an 85.6 score, folowed by Singapore at 83.5 and Germany at 82.8. On average, countries around the world scored 60 points on the ranking - a full 40 points away from what WEF c...More..

Saudi crown prince blamed for Khashoggi death by United States senator
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Saudi crown prince blamed for Khashoggi death by United States senator

The discovery was reportedly made during the nine-hour overnight search, after which crime scene investigators have been "looking into toxic materials". "It has been 13 days since the event, so surely proving s...More..

No winning Mega Millions ticket; jackpot climbs to $868 million
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

No winning Mega Millions ticket; jackpot climbs to $868 million

California is just one of three states to exempt state income tax on lottery winnings. The next Mega Millions drawing will be Friday. That means the jackpot is climbing to one of the biggest payouts in hist...More..

NEW First Legal Recreational Cannabis in Canada Sold in NL
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

NEW First Legal Recreational Cannabis in Canada Sold in NL

Torontonians watch the "bud drop" at midnight in celebration of the legalisation of recreational cannabis. Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton, left to right, passes a bag with the first legal cannabis for recre...More..

Netflix’s Gangbusters Earnings Didn’t Stop This Analyst From Downgrading the Stock
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Netflix’s Gangbusters Earnings Didn’t Stop This Analyst From Downgrading the Stock

The news is likely to restore investor confidence in the streaming service, which when reporting second-quarter earnings July had a shortfall of new subscribers in exceed of 1 million compared to analyst proj...More..

Trump says 'rogue killers' may be behind Khashoggi disappearance
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Trump says 'rogue killers' may be behind Khashoggi disappearance

A Turkish diplomatic source said investigators would inspect the consulate this afternoon, following delays last week when the two countries agreed to work together to find out what happened to Mr Khashoggi. Pr...More..

Audi fined £700m for dieselgate gains and oversight failings
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Audi fined £700m for dieselgate gains and oversight failings

Audi said it would not contest the fine. A Volkswagen Group release noted the fine would impact its fincial targets for the 2018 financial year. Parent Volkswagen warned its earnings would also be affected. E...More..

CARAVAN CRISIS: Trump Threatens to Cut Honduras Aid Over 'Growing' Migrant Caravan
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

CARAVAN CRISIS: Trump Threatens to Cut Honduras Aid Over 'Growing' Migrant Caravan

Hundreds of Honduran migrants are headed for the United States border, just days after Vice President Pence sat down with the Central American country's leader, urging him to take a tougher stance on mass migra...More..

Tesla Buyers to Lose $7500 Tax Credit; Deadline Is October 15
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tesla Buyers to Lose $7500 Tax Credit; Deadline Is October 15

The tax credit has been controversial, especially on luxury cars such as Tesla, whose buyers could probably afford the auto without the tax credit. When Tesla crossed the 200,000 threshold in July, it started...More..

Hot Planet, No Cold Ones? Climate Change Could Cause Beer Shortage
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Hot Planet, No Cold Ones? Climate Change Could Cause Beer Shortage

China could also see a drop in consumption and Davis "joked" the US could see a decline in areas such as keg stands and beer pong tournaments, as six packs could rise the equivalent of an extra $20 in Ireland a...More..

AA: Predicted fuel price hike may look different at end of October
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

AA: Predicted fuel price hike may look different at end of October

The Congress on Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for doing "electoral drama" ahead of elections in five states over rising prices of petrol and diesel and said that the government has fleeced the ...More..

Nearly 30mn Facebook user data accessed by hackers again
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Nearly 30mn Facebook user data accessed by hackers again

For 14 million of those accounts, hackers got even more data, such as hometown, birthdate, the last 10 places they checked into or 15 most recent searches. Facebook said it was continuing to investigate whethe...More..

Narendra Modi makes pitch for energy cost reduction
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Narendra Modi makes pitch for energy cost reduction

India is the third largest consumer of oil in the world. An Indian government statement said: "Prime Minister Modi made a strong case for a partnership between the producers and consumers in the oil market as...More..

Oil rebounds towards $81 but weaker demand view weighs
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Oil rebounds towards $81 but weaker demand view weighs

Western Canadian Select Crude is selling at its biggest discount on record compared with West Texas Intermediate as many Canadian oil producers fetch more than $50 US-a barrel less than American sellers. "O...More..

Saudi Arabia preparing to admit Khashoggi was killed
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Saudi Arabia preparing to admit Khashoggi was killed

The United States and Saudi Arabia are now discussing the measures that can be taken if it turns out journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed by Saudi agents while visiting the country's consulate in Istanbul ea...More..

Ex-Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn Joins Blockchain Startup
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Ex-Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn Joins Blockchain Startup

Gary Cohn , known for being the former chief economic advisor of the U. S. President Donald Trump during his government, has chose to leave the public sector and start working in the blockchain business. The ...More..

by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Watch List Services Stock Buzz: Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD)

There are countless types of simple moving averages, but the most important ones are three, including SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200. Aperio Group LLC now owns 45,143 shares of the company's stock worth $107,000 afte...More..

Mega Millions and Powerball lotteries now have $1 billion combined jackpot
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

Mega Millions and Powerball lotteries now have $1 billion combined jackpot

The largest, just $2 million more, was drawn in March 2012. That's the fourth largest lottery prize in USA history. It was the largest prize distributed for a single ticket. Virgin Islands. The two games make...More..

Sears To File For Bankruptcy, Several Stores To Close
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

Sears To File For Bankruptcy, Several Stores To Close

With this bankruptcy plan, the company's CEO Eddie Lampert-who bought Sears in 2004-will be replaced by a three-person committee (Lampert will still be chairman of the board). While the company said its Sears a...More..

Trump vows pain for Saudis if allegations are proven
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

Trump vows pain for Saudis if allegations are proven

These accusations are based on the claims of his fiancée, who stated that he had disappeared on October 2, when he visited the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey , to obtain documents needed for their planned...More..

Patisserie Valerie finance chief arrested as company teeters on brink of collapse
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

Patisserie Valerie finance chief arrested as company teeters on brink of collapse

The French-styled bakery chain, which has a cafe in Portsmouth's Gunwharf Quays, said yesterday (October 11) that it would have to stop trading without an "immediate" cash injection. In 1987 the Scalzo family b...More..