John, and Fort Nelson post offices on rotating strike

John and Nelson. In a statement, Canada Post warns that the Montreal walkout will have a significant impact on operations, since it is an important processing hub. CUPW members have been conducting rotating walkouts across the country as special me... More..

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Oil prices down more than 1% on rising supply, trade war
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Oil prices down more than 1% on rising supply, trade war

While U.S. drillers may take their foot off the gas a bit until new pipelines from the Permian Basin come on in 2019 and 2020, production is still heading higher. The tight market in Asia is visible in the lo...More..

by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Stock markets rally after Trump and Xi talk trade

Trump administration officials have said that trade talks with China can not resume until Beijing comes up with specific actions it is willing take to meet USA demands for sweeping changes to policies on tec...More..

UMC dismisses U.S. charges against it and Fujian Jinhua
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

UMC dismisses U.S. charges against it and Fujian Jinhua

The indictment released in the USA district court in San Jose, California alleges that three former Micron employees in Taiwan - Stephen Chen Zhengkun, He Jianting and Kenny Wang Yungming - joined UMC in 201...More..

Japan airline apologizes for arrested drunk pilot
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Japan airline apologizes for arrested drunk pilot

Tests revealed he had 189mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood in his system. At Uxbridge Magistrates' Court on Thursday, the pilot pleaded guilty to being over the alcohol limit. That is probably why he landed up...More..

Jaguar Land Rover slumps into the red as sales fall
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Jaguar Land Rover slumps into the red as sales fall

Tata Motors said it plans to cut costs and improve JLR's cashflows by 2.5 billion pounds ($3.2 billion) over 18 months and they expect to break even this fiscal year at the pre-tax level. Tata Motors lost 10....More..

Starbucks Just Revealed Its 2018 Holiday Drinks and We Want Them All
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Starbucks Just Revealed Its 2018 Holiday Drinks and We Want Them All

As I noted a year ago, the holiday cup, which asked people to draw, color and doodle on their own cups, reportedly ended the war on Christmas . In addition to the cups, Starbucks is rolling out holiday the...More..

Eurozone growth runs out of steam as Italy fears grow
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Eurozone growth runs out of steam as Italy fears grow

The euro zone grew much less than expected in the third quarter and economic confidence continued to fall, official estimates showed on Tuesday, as signs of distress became more evident in Italy, the bloc's t...More..

Asian stocks fragile as trade tensions escalate
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Asian stocks fragile as trade tensions escalate

The exchange rate is creeping closer to 7 yuan to the dollar , which is seen as a key psychological threshold for traders and could be the trigger for renewed attacks by Trump. The index gained on a decline ...More..

ET Explains: What is Section 7 of the RBI Act
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

ET Explains: What is Section 7 of the RBI Act

Acharya had on October 26 delivered a scathing speech seeking more independence for the RBI . That may have prompted Acharya to make a fiery speech last Friday. It expressed its opposition to any move that com...More..

Petrol price set to drop (but diesel will go up), says AA…
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Petrol price set to drop (but diesel will go up), says AA…

Motorists might get some relief as the Automobile Association (AA) of South Africa expects a drop in the petrol price next month by around 16 cents a litre. 6.37 has been approved. The AA said the modest ...More..

A new Brexit referendum would help Theresa May
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

A new Brexit referendum would help Theresa May

The European Round Table of Industrialists met May in her London office earlier as she looks to convince the business community that Britain remains a good place for them to invest - even as stalled Brexit talk...More..

China factory activity slows in October amid trade war woes
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

China factory activity slows in October amid trade war woes

Although economic data out of China has held up so far this year even amid the trade dispute with the USA, analysts said many exporters were rushing to ship products before American tariffs on the goods h...More..

Critics compare Trump's midterm spot to racist Willie Horton ad from 1988
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Critics compare Trump's midterm spot to racist Willie Horton ad from 1988

The 53-second video includes expletives uttered by Bracamontes during his trial as he professed regret at not killing more officers. "President Trump's blatantly racist ad - showing an illegal immigrant b...More..

Coke rides on sales of healthier drinks - 10/30/2018 10:26:26 AM
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Coke rides on sales of healthier drinks - 10/30/2018 10:26:26 AM

There are countless types of simple moving averages, but the most important ones are three, including SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200. This moving average will react quicker than a 200-day moving average. Analysts ass...More..

Ryanair will charge you for hand luggage starting from tomorrow
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Ryanair will charge you for hand luggage starting from tomorrow

Ryanair passengers are having to adapt to a new set of baggage rules. After breaking hearts (and wallets) by announcing that the free 10kg hand luggage was being cancelled , Ryanair has finally gone ahead a...More..

Google Employees Stage Walkouts To Protest Company's Handling Of Harassment
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Google Employees Stage Walkouts To Protest Company's Handling Of Harassment

Staff in Google's Dublin office began the walkout at around 11 a.m. GMT. The employees are also making formal demands to Google's management, including a commitment to end pay and opportunity inequality, a ...More..

Hyundai and Kia Developing Solar Panel Roofs for Electric, Internal Combustion Engines
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Hyundai and Kia Developing Solar Panel Roofs for Electric, Internal Combustion Engines

Solar panels will be mounted on the roof or hood of the vehicles, the companies said. Hyundai is developing three types of solar roof charging systems: The first-generation system is for hybrid vehicles,...More..

Volkswagen, Mobileye to set up infrastructure for shared autonomous cars in Israel
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Volkswagen, Mobileye to set up infrastructure for shared autonomous cars in Israel

Volkswagen will provide the electric cars, while Intel and its subsidiary Mobileeye will contribute the technology for stage-4-autonomous driving. Champion Motors, on the other hand, will be responsible fo...More..

General Electric cuts dividend, splits loss-making power unit
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

General Electric cuts dividend, splits loss-making power unit

The Justice Department is also examining the writedown, which GE revealed on October 1, when it announced that Culp would replace John Flannery . The industrial conglomerate took a $22 billion charge in it...More..

India ranks at 77 in the World Banks Ease of doing business
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

India ranks at 77 in the World Banks Ease of doing business

The United States is placed eight and China, 46th. "We have made progress in leaps and bounds, probably the most significant in the history of Ease of Doing Business", Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley ...More..

Reese's 'candy converter' will swap unwanted candy for peanut butter cups
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Reese's 'candy converter' will swap unwanted candy for peanut butter cups

Last week during an earnings call , Hershey (the company that makes the sweet treat) said it will start selling Reese's Thins in 2019. Don't live in New York City? Some trick or treaters in NY will have th...More..

Oil price falls to $75 from high of $86
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Oil price falls to $75 from high of $86

On Tuesday, Brent crude fell by $2.25 a barrel to a low of $75.09 before recovering slightly to around $75.89 as of 8:10pm Nigerian time. -China trade dispute. In a June tweet Trump wrote that he had spoken t...More..

Strongest tremor yet halts fracking at Cuadrilla site near Blackpool
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Strongest tremor yet halts fracking at Cuadrilla site near Blackpool

For the second time in two weeks since Cuadrilla started fracking at an exploration site in northwest England-resuming hydraulic fracturing in the United Kingdom for the first time in seven years-the company ...More..

Facebook loses more users in Europe as its growth continues to cool
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Facebook loses more users in Europe as its growth continues to cool

The social network identified 82 pages, groups and accounts that originated in Iran and violated policy on coordinated "inauthentic" behavior, Facebook head of cybersecurity policy Nathaniel Gleicher said. In w...More..

President Alvi attends inaugural ceremony of new Istanbul airport
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

President Alvi attends inaugural ceremony of new Istanbul airport

President Arif Alvi is also Istanbul on an invitation by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan . It was a symbolic opening, with only a few flights scheduled this week. He inaugurated Istanbul's new glo...More..

BP post strongest quarter in 5 years
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

BP post strongest quarter in 5 years

This came as revenues rose, from $60.02 billion in the third quarter of 2017, to almost $79.47 billion in the recent quarter. Shares in BP rose 3.5 per cent in early trading. The company said it expected prod...More..

RBI responsible for NPA crisis, Jaitley makes spat more public
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

RBI responsible for NPA crisis, Jaitley makes spat more public

The unprecedented move could have triggered last week's rare public assertion of independence by RBI, with deputy governor Viral Acharya warning the Centre of disastrous consequences if the regulator's auto...More..

Micron's Chinese DRAM antagonist hit with U.S. export boycott
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Micron's Chinese DRAM antagonist hit with U.S. export boycott

It explained the ban was put in place because Fujian Jinhua " poses a significant risk of becoming involved in activities that are contrary to the national security interests of the United States ". It could ad...More..

US Planning More China Tariffs If Meeting With Xi Fails
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

US Planning More China Tariffs If Meeting With Xi Fails

He said: "I think that we will make a great deal with China and it has to be great, because they've drained our country". Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said China and the USA have all along been ...More..