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Goldfish crackers recalled over Salmonella

The company says there's a chance the products may be tainted with salmonella . Officials say there have been no reported illnesses. Pepperidge Farm has recalled four varieties of Goldfish crackers out of fears they could potentially have ...

Mega Millions jackpot soars to $522M, one of the largest in history

The mega millions drawing isn't until 10 p.m. CST. The most commonly-drawn Mega Ball number is 22. That remains the third largest jackpot ever awarded in the game. The odds of winning is less than 1 in 302,000,000. A $1 million winning ticket was...

Trump administration plans to help farmers hurt by global trade tensions

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said on Tuesday. "America's hard-working agricultural producers have been treated unfairly by China's illegal trading practices and have taken a disproportionate hit when it comes illegal retaliatory tariff...

President Trump planning emergency aid to farmers affected by tariffs

Several of these countries have responded to Trump's trade measures by imposing tariffs of their own, and farmers have complained that they are the victims of retaliation from other countries, which they rely on to sell their products. Added Kevin ...

Trump Trade War- Trump threatens Dollars 500 billion tariffs on China

In offshore trading, the yuan rose 0.15 percentage point to 6.8085 versus the dollar at 3.40 p.m. Beijing time. Fear that USA and Japanese policymakers will scale back economic stimulus sent quivers through debt markets on Monday, while US stocks...

Images Show North Korea Dismantling Missile Test Site Facilities

The report comes amid concern about the North's true intentions as the June 12 summit in Singapore yielded no specific commitments or timelines. According to satellite images from 38 North released Monday night, key aspects of the Sohae Satell...

Trump calls tariffs 'the greatest', ahead of meeting with European Union trade officials

U.S. President Donald Trump is showing no signs of backing away from using tariffs as a negotiating tool, taking to Twitter early Tuesday morning saying "tariffs are the greatest ". "Countries that have treated us unfairly on trade for years are a...

Alphabet's quarterly profits fall after $5 billion European Union fine

Google plans to contest the ruling. Net income came in at $US3.2 billion, down from $US3.5 billion in the same quarter of 2017, largely due to the European fine. Adjusted Earnings: $US11.75 per share compared to an expected $US11.68. On a cal...

Tesla says supplier discount request was for ongoing projects

The company asked suppliers to refund a meaningful amount of the money it had spent with them since 2016, according to a memo leaked to The Wall Street Journal . "It sounds like something that happens when you're struggling", he said. Tesla had ...

DID YOU WIN? Mega Millions Jackpot numbers drawn

The jackpot is now the sixth largest in Mega Millions history, and it's expected to climb even more. A total of 47 tickets matched four white balls plus the Mega Ball for $10,000 while five others won $20,000 with the 2x multiplier. The odds of win...

Nigeria Sells Yuan For First Time to Boost China Commerce TiesNaija247news

Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 0.7 per cent to 28,212.37. The broad-based S&P 500 dropped 0.1 percent to close the week at 2,801.83, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index also fell 0.1 percent to 7,820.20. The silence in Beijing is unusual, but ...

U.S. businesses already hurt by tariffs: Fed chair Powell

The Canadian dollar also dropped 0.3 percent to C$1.3234. It brushed a 16-day low on Wednesday of $1.1602. But under steady questioning from House and Senate members, he laid out a jarring view of what might be on the horizon "in principle" if trad...

Kim Jong-un blasts officials during North Korea factory inspections

Giving up on the deadline will give North Korea a chance to become a nuclear-armed nation. China, its biggest trading partner, enforced sanctions strictly in the second half of 2017, hurting North Korea's manufacturing sector. The North will also s...

Trump says he’s ‘not happy’ that the Federal Reserve keeps hiking rates

Trump said, adding, "I really like President Xi [Jinping]". Donald Trump has threatened to hit all imports from China with high tariffs. The chance inflation might accelerate has increased after the massive tax cut Trump championed previous ye...

Feminine hygiene now tax-free in India; sanitary napkins out of GST net

In a boost for the textile industry, unclaimed input tax credit will henceforth be refunded to firms. It is expected that the council would decide on revision of tax rates on vending machines and lithium ion batteries among others. In a mini-budget...

Trump Adviser Larry Kudlow Says GDP Could Hit 4%

On July 10, the Trump administration proposed a new wave of tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. "In just 2015, trade with China lowered prices in the U.S.by up to 1.5 percent, saving each family $850 on average". China could end the U...

‘Ready to tax all Chinese imports’

Trump defended his comments to CNBC by saying he is "just saying the same thing that I would have said as a private citizen". "Market behaviour over recent decades has taught us to ignore politics and political statements." said Chris Brightman, ...

Trump says he’s willing to hit all Chinese imports with tariffs

That said, Trump added in the interview that "I put a very good man in at the Fed", referring to the current chair, Jerome Powell . Around $505 billion of Chinese goods came into the United States in 2017, leading to a trade deficit of almost $3...

Microsoft's annual revenue crosses $100 billion for first time

More Personal Computing revenue was $10.8 billion, an increase of 17 percent, with $3.0 billion operating income, up 38 percent. Windows revenue from PC makers jumped 7 percent, and Surface revenue was up 25 percent, and gaming revenue skyrocketed ...

Trump's Fed criticism prompts fears he's questioning bank's independence

Trump complained that China's currency is "dropping like a rock". During the 1960s, President Lyndon Johnson reportedly physically manhandled the then-Fed chairman, William McChesney Martin , for wanting to raise interest rates, which LBJ saw...

China Files Challenge to WTO After Tariff Threats

It's unclear whether this US outperformance will persist, but investors can protect themselves during uncertainty by diversifying among multiple countries and asset class types. She said, "The Chinese government entered the WTO because the integratio...

China may boost Iranian oil purchases once United States sanctions step into force

The US had asked all other nations to cease the import of oil from Japan by November. And even if OPEC is in compliance, we are seeing signs of more oil production. As per Goldman Sachs, unpredictable policy from the USA government is increasing ...

Donald Trump lambasts European Union over $5.1bn fine for Google

The impending decision from the European Union watchdog has come to pass: Google has been fined a record €4.3 billion ($5.1 billion) for abusing the Android operating system's dominance in the smartphone market, the largest fine imposed on a comp...

Boris Johnson opts against emulating Geoffrey Howe in his resignation speech

The Prime Minister dismissed the charge before insisting she was seeking a "workable" solution to issues with the EU. In a joint statement on behalf of the pharmaceutical industry in the UK, Mike Thompson, chief executive of the Association of the ...

United Kingdom annual inflation stable at 2.4 per cent

While the upward effects were seen in energy-related categories of the United Kingdom inflation basket - with auto-fuel prices rising 2.2 percent last month and three big energy firms increasing utility prices - these were more than cancelled out by ...

MGM files lawsuit, claims no liability in Las Vegas mass shooting

The owners of Mandalay Bay , the Las Vegas hotel from which a gunman launched the deadliest mass shooting in modern us history, have filed countersuits against victims seeking immunity from damage claims they might bring. MGM said such protect...

Papa John's Founder: I Shouldn't Have Stepped Down

In the first quarter, Papa John's same-store sales in North America dropped 5.3 percent. Schnatter says the board requested that he step down as chairman without "any investigation" and he should not have complied, according to a letter his rep...

Papa John's further shuns founder, evicting him from offices

Following the example of the University of Louisville the state's flagship university on Friday announced it is cutting all ties with Papa John's Pizza chain founder John Schnatter . The company got a taste of that a year ago, when Schnatter stepp...

British Premier May Fends off Tory Rebels in Parliament

For the second successive evening Tuesday, Theresa May's Conservative government barely survived, as vital votes were held in parliament on Brexit legislation. Mrs May said she looked forward to hearing from cross-border businesses about Brexit. ...

Diver involved in Thai cave rescue considers legal action against Elon Musk

There is "no indication that Musk's statement is true, and he provided no justification or proof to back up his claim", CNN says. Is just had absolutely no chance of working . The head of the rescue mission described the device as " not practica...

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China's September trade surplus with U.S. widens to record $34.13 billion

However, an oil trader told Reuters that refinery run rates have been on the rise last month, suggesting demand for fuels was improving. China's exports to the USA rose to $46...

Turkish prosecutor seeks 10-year jail term for United States pastor

He was swept up in the wave of arrests that followed the botched military coup in 2016, during which tens of thousands of people - including artists, intellectuals and ordinary Tur...

President Trump blames 'loco' Federal Reserve for October's big stock drop

The Fed, as you know, is gradually raising short-term rates to unwind the zero-percent rates it imposed in 2008-2009 to combat the financial crisis. Trump said he had no intent...

International Monetary Fund downgrades outlook for U.S., China as result of trade war

The fund also slightly lowered its forecast for Japan's economy to 1.1 percent growth in 2018, down 0.1 of a percentage point from an April estimate, but maintained a prediction ...

European Union officials warned to prepare for no-deal Brexit

As manufacturers of cars and other goods warn the Theresa May government of job losses and other impact of Brexit, a report promoted by former prime minister Tony Blair on Thur...

Tech stocks lead Wall Street slump as investors shun risk

Wall Street stocks plunged Wednesday, with major indices losing more than three percent in a selloff prompted by the sudden jump in United States interest rates. The FAANGs, spre...

US market 'correction' isn't surprising - US Treasury secretary

President Donald Trump said he believes "the Fed has gone crazy " amid recent interest rate hikes. The turmoil came a day after the International Monetary Fund slashed its glo...

International Monetary Fund raises Japan growth forecast, cuts global estimate due to trade tension

US President Donald Trump has accused China of deliberately manipulating its currency to gain a trade advantage, claims Beijing consistently rejected. Tobias Adrian, director o...

Yale And NYU Professors Share Nobel In Economics

Responding to press question about this year's prize and climate change , Romer said , "Optimism helps to motivate people". "Darn right they were sending a message", Warsh said...

'The Fed has gone crazy': Trump points finger for Wall Street tumble

It's so tight. I think the Fed has gone insane ", Trump told reporters as he arrived for a campaign rally ahead of the U.S. mid-term elections. A stock market correction is de...

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Turkish Official: Saudis Used Bone Saw to Dismember Body of Jamal Khashoggi

Turkish Official: Saudis Used Bone Saw to Dismember Body of Jamal Khashoggi

The Post has obtained video recordings and other evidence showing how a group of 15 Saudi operatives entered the country on October 2, the day Mr. He moved to the U.S. mor...

Saudi Arabia to let Turkey search its Istanbul consulate

Saudi Arabia to let Turkey search its Istanbul consulate

Iran's Oil Minister this week brushed off "nonsense" claims by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman that Saudi Arabia can replace Iranian oil. No security footage has bee...

China stocks rebound as Beijing boosts policy support

China stocks rebound as Beijing boosts policy support

Conglomerate Metro Pacific Investments Corp., however, advanced 4 percent to P4.95, while Globe Telecom Inc., the second-largest telecommunications company, gained 2.6 percent to P...

International Monetary Fund slashes global growth forecasts

In a tweet, Mr Trump warned Beijing against seeking to influence the forthcoming U.S. midterm elections. Pakistan's foreign currency reserves dropped in late September to $8.4...

India hopes for US sanctions waiver after cutting Iran oil imports

India hopes for US sanctions waiver after cutting Iran oil imports

Two companies in India, which in the past have been big buyers or Iranian oil, have ordered barrels in November, according to India's oil minister. The grouping's June decision to ...

US Actively Considering Waivers on Iran Oil Sanctions

US Actively Considering Waivers on Iran Oil Sanctions

Speculators and hedge funds too were active in the market, making most of the volatility. Global benchmark Brent crude futures for December delivery fell 42 cents to settle at $8...

Indian Rupee Exchange Rate | Reserve Bank of India | American Dollar

Indian Rupee Exchange Rate | Reserve Bank of India | American Dollar

Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg said the GDP growth is expected to be higher than the RBI's projection of 7.4 per cent for the current fiscal. Fed Chairman Jerom...

Oil rises ahead of US Iran sanctions

Oil rises ahead of US Iran sanctions

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up just 1c at $75.24 a barrel. Brent crude oil futures were at $84.86 a barrel at 3.40am GMT, up 6c from their last clos...

U.S. unemployment rate falls to lowest level since 1969

U.S. unemployment rate falls to lowest level since 1969

But he said the very low unemployment rate also reflected an increase in the number not looking for work, who were not classified as unemployed. The last time the United States ...