Oil retreats on stronger dollar; U.S. crude discount widens

Brent crude was down 38 cents, or 0.5 percent, at $77.12 per barrel at 0643 GMT, after settling the last session up 2.8 percent. The discount between United States and Brent crude has now blown out to around $US11 a barrel, the largest it has been... More..

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Trump flouts federal rule with tweet touting job numbers
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Trump flouts federal rule with tweet touting job numbers

ET. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told CNBC that Trump did not break the rule because he did not cite the report's numbers. President Donald Trump's top economics adviser acknowledg...More..

Germany fears protectionist spiral as U.S. follows through with steel tariffs
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Germany fears protectionist spiral as U.S. follows through with steel tariffs

The US now leaves us with no choice but to proceed with a WTO dispute settlement case and with the imposition of additional duties on a number of imports from the US. Liam Fox has condemned Donald Trump's ste...More..

National Donut Day will be super sweet with these deals
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

National Donut Day will be super sweet with these deals

No purchase necessary. This is available only at participating shops across the US and Canada. Papa John's: A free order of caramel-crème-filled doughnut holes with any online pizza order. Merritt's Bake...More..

Tesla Model 3 earns Consumer Reports recommendation following OTA brake update
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Tesla Model 3 earns Consumer Reports recommendation following OTA brake update

Elon Musk , co-founder and chief executive of Tesla , had said it would remotely update the software. The magazine bought a Model 3 for the first test and said it doesn't normally rent test vehicles. Musk also...More..

CIBC Simplii, hack, data breach
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CIBC Simplii, hack, data breach

In the case of Simplii Financial , around 40,000 customer accounts have been affected, but numbers have not been revealed for the Bank of Montreal. BMO Financial Group and Simplii Financial issued statem...More..

Oil prices mixed but expected output increase a drag
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Oil prices mixed but expected output increase a drag

Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation have discussed raising Opec and non-Opec oil production by about 1-million barrels a day to make up potential supply shortfalls from Venezuela and Iran . The speculatio...More..

Service dog gives birth to puppies at Tampa airport
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Service dog gives birth to puppies at Tampa airport

Due to the unexpected birth, the woman and her daughter missed their flight. Personnel with the Tampa Fire Rescue , which documented the birth on Twitter , helped Elle to deliver her puppies. It was hard to...More..

Fuel prices surges for 15th day, touches Rs 78
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Fuel prices surges for 15th day, touches Rs 78

Today the petrol price of New Delhi has touched a new high of Rs 78.12 per litre higher by 15 basis points compared to previous day price of Rs 78.27 per litre. The following table explains the matter. Th...More..

Michael Cohen Offered Qatar Investments Access To Trump. The Offer Was Declined
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Michael Cohen Offered Qatar Investments Access To Trump. The Offer Was Declined

One of the emails noted Stater's assertion that involving Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Trump-related project would help the then-nominee clinch the presidency. "It's not a loan, but he reported it an...More..

Home Depot's sluggish sales may be warning sign for housing
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Home Depot's sluggish sales may be warning sign for housing

Institutional investors and hedge funds own 70.85% of the company's stock . Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas has invested 0.68% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. Shares of The Home Depot opened at ...More..

Amazon questions its Seattle future after head tax passes
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Amazon questions its Seattle future after head tax passes

Two of Seattle's top employers are taking the gloves off and pulling no punches in the wake of a newly passed tax on companies making more than $20 million a year in the city. She said she ultimately supported ...More..

Tesla's Autopilot Engaged During Crash
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Tesla's Autopilot Engaged During Crash

Although the Model S can be driven autonomously, it remains unclear whether the car's autopilot feature was turned on at the time of the crash. The motorist suffered a broken ankle and was taken to a hospital...More..

Heavy rain washes out Day One of inaugural Test
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Heavy rain washes out Day One of inaugural Test

Ireland made a brilliant start to Test cricket on day two of their Test against Pakistan at Malahide reducing the tourists to 159 for 6 before an unbroken 109 run stand between Shadab Khan and Faheem Ashraf sav...More..

French anger at U.S. sanctions on Iran
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

French anger at U.S. sanctions on Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump will announce on Tuesday whether he will pull out of the Iran nuclear deal . Iran's revenues from the oil and gas would be maintained as envisaged in the national budget bil...More..

Magnesium Supplier Fire Stops Ford F-150 Production
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Magnesium Supplier Fire Stops Ford F-150 Production

The plant supplies other automakers as well, but so far only one - Fiat Chrysler - has reported an impact on production. Mercedes' facilities in Alabama have adjusted hours in response to the supply interr...More..

CALIFORNIA SCHEMIN': California Becomes First State to MANDATE Solar Panels
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

CALIFORNIA SCHEMIN': California Becomes First State to MANDATE Solar Panels

The commission calculates it would cost approximately $9,500 per home. In addition to solar, the proposed energy rules would require additional improvements to insulation in the walls and attics of new home...More..

Sensex ends flat in volatile trade
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Sensex ends flat in volatile trade

ICICI bank stole the show by rising almost 9 percent in the intra day trade even as the company posted 45 percent decline in consolidated net profit for March quarter. ICICI Bank (+7%), HPCL (+3.5%), BPCL (+2...More..

Comcast Readies to Beat Disney With New Bid for 21st Century Fox
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Comcast Readies to Beat Disney With New Bid for 21st Century Fox

However, a new report suggests that Comcast is not only reviving its bid for Fox, but is also prepared to spend some serious money to do so. In fact, the broadcasting conglomerate pushed a more generous dea...More..

Bitcoin price retreats from $10k after Bill Gates and Warren Buffett bashing
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Bitcoin price retreats from $10k after Bill Gates and Warren Buffett bashing

He elaborated that he was gifted some bitcoin for his birthday, but sold it a couple of years later. Just as bitcoin was soaring back to five-figure levels (reaching US$9,932 on May 5), two of the world...More..

Elon Musk accepts his move to snub Tesla analysts was 'foolish'
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Elon Musk accepts his move to snub Tesla analysts was 'foolish'

S&P Investment Advisory Services portfolio manager Erin Gibbs and Belpointe Asset Management chief strategist David Nelson discuss how Tesla CEO Elon Musk cut off questions asked by analysts during a confer...More..

Unemployment Is Below 4 Percent for First Time Since 2000
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Unemployment Is Below 4 Percent for First Time Since 2000

This also impacts wages in another way as the pool of available workers might not be as tight as it appears since the unemployment rate doesn't track people who have fallen out of the labor market because of ...More..

GOP Candidate Connects Boy Scouts Name Change With Caving To Nazism
by | Friday, May 04, 2018

GOP Candidate Connects Boy Scouts Name Change With Caving To Nazism

UNITED STATES - The name "Boy Scouts" will be no more: the organization announced a huge change this morning. Michael Williams , a Republican candidate for Georgia governor, said the Boy Scouts of Americ...More..

Adidas CEO Is Distancing Himself From Kanye West But Isn't Cutting Ties
by | Friday, May 04, 2018

Adidas CEO Is Distancing Himself From Kanye West But Isn't Cutting Ties

And, while Yeezy may be the co-author of " Thank You and You're Welcome ", he previously said that he typically stays away from books - especially those of the fictional variety. However, he did make it clear...More..

Kentucky Gas Prices Continue to Climb
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Kentucky Gas Prices Continue to Climb

In Friday market action, benchmark USA crude fell 0.1 percent to $68.10 a barrel in NY while Brent crude, used to price worldwide oils, fell 0.1 percent to $74.64 per barrel in London. With a 430,000 barrel dra...More..