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Jan 12 2019

Asian shares rally on hopes for China-US trade breakthrough

The latest talks lasted for three days in Beijing one day longer than had been previously announced, which analysts said indicated the discussions were making some prog...

Jan 11 2019

Taiwanese technology giants unveil new products at CES 2019 | Tech

The innovative look and mechanics are even more impressive considering Osé is the first product out of Lora Dicarlo , a small company that's just 1-and-a-half years old....

Jan 11 2019

North Korean leader tours industrial site in China

For Xi, whose country provides a lifeline to North Korea's anemic economy, the meeting with Kim reminds Trump that China's co-operation will make any nuclear deal more ...

Jan 09 2019

US, China hold more trade talks overshadowed by Kim visit

An American delegation has been in Beijing since Monday for the first sit-down talks since Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping agreed to a three-month truce on Dec 1. G...

Jan 08 2019

Whoopi Goldberg to Ocasio-Cortez

That nonsense ended in the early 1960s with then-President John F. Kennedy, who reduced the top marginal rate to 70 percent, Ocasio-Cortez's benchmark. And a significant ...

Jan 07 2019

Los Angeles sues Weather Channel, alleging it sold app users' data

People relied on the most popular mobile weather app to track forecasts that determined whether they chose jeans over shorts and packed a parka or umbrella, but its owner...

Jan 03 2019

Tesla drops the price of all of its vehicles by $2,000

Tesla delivered 63,150 Model 3s in its fourth quarter, falling short of FactSet estimates of 64,900. The 63,150 Model 3s handed over to customers in the fourth quarter ...

Dec 28 2018

Amazon Alexa Crashes in Europe on Christmas Morning

Amazon hailed the 2018 festive period as the best year ever for these kinds of businesses, adding that items sold on Amazon sold at a "faster rate than retail". The deve...

Dec 27 2018

Partial government shutdown continues

Trump declined to tell reporters Wednesday what amount of wall funding he would accept to end the shutdown. Following weeks of failed talks between Trump and congressio...

Dec 25 2018

Grocery store hours on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

Claus or the Grinch will get on the hill for free at Sunshine Village. Its stores in the Trafford Centre, Heathrow and St Pancras are set to open on Boxing Day but most...

Dec 23 2018

Nasdaq reenters a bear market at the end of a miserable week

The Dow just suffered its deepest weekly plunge since 2008 and the Nasdaq is officially in a bear market. USA stocks closed lower on Friday as investors digested the la...

Dec 23 2018

Juul Employees Said to Get $2 Billion Bonus in Altria Deal

The connection to Altria is expected to get Juul , which has risen swiftly over the last three years to become the U.S. market leader in e-cigarettes, more prominent d...

Dec 22 2018

Gold jumps 1pc as Fed stance compounds growth worries

The most active gold contract for February delivery fell 9.80 US dollars, or 0.77 percent, to settle at 1,258.10 dollars per ounce. In a widely anticipated decision, ...

Dec 22 2018

United States lifts interest rates, foresees fewer hikes next year

President Trump has bragged in the past that he's responsible for the economy taking off like a "rocket ship". Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Willi...

Dec 20 2018

Gatwick Airport: Drone sightings halt flights

Airlive.net, a website run by aviation enthusiasts that collects and displays real-time flight data, said all incoming flights to Gatwick were being diverted to other Uni...

Dec 18 2018

Google Announces $1 Billion New York Campus

The announcement comes just days after Apple said it would build new offices across the United States, a plan that includes adding hundreds of jobs in NY. Tech compan...

Dec 14 2018

Leader of 1922 committee tells Theresa May to delay Brexit deal vote

But on Thursday, Giancarlo said the European Union needed to provide greater clarity on the details of that arrangement, including which products would be included and ho...

Dec 14 2018

US Commerce Secretary: Beijing Reducing Auto Tariffs to Help Resolve Trade Row

Also, Trump said he expects China to soon cut tariffs on United States autos to 15 percent from the current 40 percent level. The US now charges a 27.5pc tax on imported ...

Dec 13 2018

U.S. investment banks see low oil prices despite OPEC cut

The minister said the cuts will help restore balance to the world market in 2019. Prices rose 3 percent on Friday after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Cou...

Dec 13 2018

Opec+ said to agree on 1.2 Mmbpd production cut

The Energy Information Administration reported early Wednesday that US crude supplies fell by 1.2 million barrels for the week ended December 7. OPEC, which pumps o...