US economic growth falters, falls below 3%

White House Council of Economic Advisers Chair Kevin Hassett on the US economy's 2.6 percent growth in the fourth quarter and the outlook for the economy through the rest of 2019. At the end of 2017, the government passed tax cuts and spending incre... More..

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Martha Stewart partners with Canopy Growth to develop CBD products
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Martha Stewart partners with Canopy Growth to develop CBD products

Canada's huge marijuana producer Canopy Growth has recruited the lifestyle guru Martha Stewart as an adviser to help develop a line of new cannabis-based products for humans and animals, the company announce...More..

Victoria's Secret To Close Another 53 Stores This Year
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Victoria's Secret To Close Another 53 Stores This Year

Sales for Victoria's Secret have fallen seven percent in the store's most recent quarter as customers seek out lingerie start-ups and big retailers. Closure activity doubled that rate in 2018, with the compan...More..

Trump extends China tariff deadline, cites progress in talks
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Trump extends China tariff deadline, cites progress in talks

USA stocks were poised to be lifted, too, with the Dow and Nasdaq well-positioned after nine straight weeks of gains. American companies in China increasingly worry U.S. "A very good weekend for U.S. & Chin...More..

Home Depot sales cool along with US real estate market
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Home Depot sales cool along with US real estate market

Revenue climbed to US$26.49-billion, from US$23.88-billion, with the extra week adding approximately US$1.7-billion in sales. Diluted earnings per share increased 37.5% to $2.09. The sale was disclosed in a leg...More..

Fed to stop shrinking portfolio this year, says Jerome Powell
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Fed to stop shrinking portfolio this year, says Jerome Powell

Powell made the remarks as he delivered the Fed's semi-annual Monetary Policy Report to Congress. US homebuilding tumbled to a more than two-year low in December as construction of both single and multi-fam...More..

United Nations to Vote on Dueling US, Russian Resolutions on Venezuela
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

United Nations to Vote on Dueling US, Russian Resolutions on Venezuela

Speaking at the U.N. Human Rights Council, Jorge Arreaza accused the Trump administration of "weaponizing" humanitarian aid, even as the USA has frozen tens of billions of dollars' worth of Venezuelan assets....More..

Man’s plan for golden years involves Holiday Inn instead of nursing home
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Man’s plan for golden years involves Holiday Inn instead of nursing home

Instead, he'll be shacking up at the Holiday Inn. Compared to a nursing home, it certainly looks more appealing too- it comes with a amenities, entertainment, a room with a view, and of course, it only costs ...More..

Dutch State Builds 14 Percent Stake in Air France KLM
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Dutch State Builds 14 Percent Stake in Air France KLM

In an after-market press conference, Mr Hoekstra said the government had decided "direct involvement" was needed to steer the future of the airline after disputes arose between the Dutch and French carriers. Ai...More..

Honda e Prototype revealed, still not for Australia
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Honda e Prototype revealed, still not for Australia

The previous prototype model, as revealed a year ago, was called the Urban EV Concept . That curve is then echoed by the headlamps, with round light clusters which Honda says are meant to give the e Prototype ...More..

Brexit next steps: How did my MP vote?
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Brexit next steps: How did my MP vote?

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said his party will now support a public vote after his Brexit vision was rejected by MPs. And a proposal from Conservative backbencher Alberto Costa for a UK/EU treaty to pro...More..

Wall Street Cabal? Warren Buffett Pledges Support to Bloomberg for 2020 Race
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Wall Street Cabal? Warren Buffett Pledges Support to Bloomberg for 2020 Race

If the former New York City mayor "announced tomorrow" that he was going to be a candidate, Buffett said he "would have no trouble being for him". "After I started buying it, I felt I still didn't understan...More..

Oil Holds Near 3-Month High
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Oil Holds Near 3-Month High

Brent crude futures fell $2.36, or 3.5 percent, to settle at $64.76 a barrel. Despite the slowdown in economic growth that emerged in late 2018, oil prices have been driven up this year by supply cuts led ...More..

Draft ecommerce policy lays down restrictions on cross border data storage
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Draft ecommerce policy lays down restrictions on cross border data storage

It said e-commerce players would be required to undertake certain measures including seller details to be made available on marketplace website for all products and this shall include the full name of the selle...More..

Amid Fall-Out, US Regulator May Seek Elon Musk's Removal From Tesla Board
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Amid Fall-Out, US Regulator May Seek Elon Musk's Removal From Tesla Board

Legal experts say it's unlikely Musk will face a severe penalty even if he is found to be in contempt, but he could be barred from serving as CEO or an officer at Tesla . "I think at the end of the day it's al...More..

FCA Investing $4.5B In Michigan, Will Build New Plant In Detroit
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

FCA Investing $4.5B In Michigan, Will Build New Plant In Detroit

The automaker said plans included investments to enable three MI plants to produce hybrid and fully electric Jeep models. The company said Tuesday it will reopen a shuttered engine plant in the city and c...More..

The next-generation Porsche Macan SUV will be all-electric
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The next-generation Porsche Macan SUV will be all-electric

In a press release , Porsche stated that the all-electric Macan will be produced at the company's Leipzig plant, the facility now manufacturing the vehicle's gas-powered versions. The automaker's goals for ele...More..

Man Spends $540 on Cookies to Get Scouts Out of Cold
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Man Spends $540 on Cookies to Get Scouts Out of Cold

She said: 'This man purchased seven packs of cookies. #troop1574 #kindheart #thatgreenville #greenvillesc,"The Girl Scout cookie sale manager, Kayla Dillard , wrote in a Facebook post on Friday". Dillard s...More..

Barrick bids $18 billion for Newmont in gold mega-merger
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Barrick bids $18 billion for Newmont in gold mega-merger

Barrick Gold said it offered Newmont some US$18 billion in an all-stock merger that will form an industry behemoth worth more than $42 billion. Shares of Newmont fell 0.7 percent to $36.22 at mid-afternoon, ...More..

Groupe PSA To Launch Citroen Cars In India By 2021
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Groupe PSA To Launch Citroen Cars In India By 2021

The French brand also offers commercial vehicles and is starting to venture into electric cars, the first of which is the new e-208 compact hatch. It is quite possible that Citroen is testing the future engine ...More..

Airport privatisation: Adani wins bid to operate five AAI airports including Thiruvananthapuram
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Airport privatisation: Adani wins bid to operate five AAI airports including Thiruvananthapuram

With this remarkable achievement, it has now won bids to operate all six airports for which it placed bids, reports TOI. MAKING an entry into the airport business, Adani Enterprises won bids for opera...More..

Are your favorite apps sharing your personal data with Facebook? Yes
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Are your favorite apps sharing your personal data with Facebook? Yes

In a statement to Reuters , Facebook said it would cooperate with New York's investigation and argued that the WSJ report focused on how other apps use the data of individuals to create ads. Damian Collins, ...More..

These Amtrak Passengers Are Having a Really Bad Journey
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

These Amtrak Passengers Are Having a Really Bad Journey

The area has been hit by heavy snow, and Amtrak has deemed it safest to keep everybody on board until help arrives, reports KOIN . None of the 183 passengers and crew members aboard were injured, according...More..

Donald Trump attacks OPEC and oil prices
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Donald Trump attacks OPEC and oil prices

After hitting their highest in over three months last week, Brent crude oil futures were down $2.06, or 3.1 percent, to $65.06 a barrel by 1:54 p.m. On the bright side, optimism around a US-China trade deal...More..

British Airways flight diverted from Gibraltar after being BATTERED by winds
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

British Airways flight diverted from Gibraltar after being BATTERED by winds

According to the Daily Mail , the flight took off from London's Heathrow Airport and had to be diverted to Malaga, Spain . However, British Airways said passengers made their way off the flight as norm...More..

Even Elon Musk needs a 'monster mortgage' to balance his personal finances
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Even Elon Musk needs a 'monster mortgage' to balance his personal finances

Representatives for Mr Musk at Tesla did not comment on the home loans. In court papers filed in NY on Monday, the SEC said the tweet was inaccurate and in breach of Mr Musk's agreement. The SEC settlement wa...More..

Nokia 9 PureView released - Meet the new Nokia smartphone with five cameras
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Nokia 9 PureView released - Meet the new Nokia smartphone with five cameras

With the new camera app we saw on the Nokia 3 .2 and 4.2, that changed for better. Additionally, the Nokia 1 Plus comes in Red, Black, and Blue color options. One segment in which HMD Global has struggled ...More..

SanDisk speeds up high capacity mobile storage with 1 TB microSD card
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

SanDisk speeds up high capacity mobile storage with 1 TB microSD card

Coming to the cards, SanDisk claims that its card can reach 160 MB/s read speed versus 100 MB/s for Micron. As for Micron and its 1TB microSD card, the company states that it uses a 96-layer 3D quad-level c...More..

High Wind Warning expires but strong winds continue
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

High Wind Warning expires but strong winds continue

The morning commute tomorrow will be especially hazardous to high profile vehicles, although driving in any vehicle will be hard in 50-60 miles per hour gusts. Check out some of the peak wind gusts from this ...More..

Popular iOS Apps Are Sending Data to Facebook
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Popular iOS Apps Are Sending Data to Facebook

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo directed an investigation into Facebook's collection of personal information after a Wall Street Journal report on Friday said the company was obtaining "intimate secrets"...More..