Juncker presents Trump with cemetery photo, but it’s not a grave warning

Minutes later, at a conference at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Juncker said that the agreement emphasised the "special" nature of the alliance between the USA and the European Union going on to stress that trade between the two... More..

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Trump tweets tariffs ‘are the greatest’ and threatens additional levies
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Trump tweets tariffs ‘are the greatest’ and threatens additional levies

About one out of every three rows of US soybeans is shipped to China, according to estimates . The imposition of punishing tariffs on imported goods has been a favoured tactic by Trump, but it has prompted USA...More..

Crude Prices Rise Marginally, But One Trader Insists A Rebound Is Imminent
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Crude Prices Rise Marginally, But One Trader Insists A Rebound Is Imminent

Brent crude futures had fallen 21 cents, or 0.3 per cent, to $72.69 a barrel by 0615 GMT. He added that Saudi Arabia's total supplies to the market are poised to drop by 100,000 bpd in August compared with...More..

Murdoch's Fox cleared for Sky takeover bid
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Murdoch's Fox cleared for Sky takeover bid

The move comes after Hancock last month urged Disney and 21st Century Fox to improve its terms, after the two companies offered a series of undertakings to protect the news broadcaster earlier this year. Sk...More..

‘Totally unacceptable’: Beijing vows retaliation if USA taxes $200bn of Chinese goods
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

‘Totally unacceptable’: Beijing vows retaliation if USA taxes $200bn of Chinese goods

On Friday, the United States imposed 25-percent tariffs on around $34 billion in Chinese goods, sparking an immediate dollar-for-dollar retaliation from Beijing. The Chinese commerce ministry has slammed the Un...More..

Elon Musk Offers to Help Soccer Team Trapped In Thai Cave
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Elon Musk Offers to Help Soccer Team Trapped In Thai Cave

They became trapped inside the Tham Luang Nang Non cave, which is believed to be about 4-5 miles long . Bloomberg notes that Musk's tunneling startup, Boring Co ., could possibly make its massive drills...More..

Brent crude firms on drop in U.S. oil inventories, Iran threat
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Brent crude firms on drop in U.S. oil inventories, Iran threat

Iran has warned that the strong rhetoric by US President Donald Trump against it and other oil producers could soon push up crude prices to as high as $100 per barrel. International Brent crude slipped...More..

Oil falls as OPEC output rises, more production planned
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Oil falls as OPEC output rises, more production planned

REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstSaudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (L) receives US President Donald Trump for the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 21, 2017. After leading the Org...More..

7 best Amazon Prime Day 2018 deals available right now
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

7 best Amazon Prime Day 2018 deals available right now

Ladies and gentlemen, Prime Day 2018 is official... and it's more than a day. "Alexa, what is Prime Day? ". Perhaps more important than that, Amazon announced last July that the 2017 Prime Day was th...More..

LeBron has Lakers dreaming bigger than the playoffs, says Kobe
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

LeBron has Lakers dreaming bigger than the playoffs, says Kobe

While LeBron is looking to sell tickets to his film projects, he has already given a big boost to interest in Lakers tickets for next season. And that's before we discuss how they might - or might not - mesh ...More..

President Trump bashes Harley-Davidson over production move, tweets 'We won't forget'
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

President Trump bashes Harley-Davidson over production move, tweets 'We won't forget'

The EU raised an existing tariff it had on the company's motorcycles by nearly five times in retaliation for the U.S.' tariffs on EU aluminum and steel. Trump says he's getting other countries to reduce and eli...More..

Protesters, Democrats want immigrant families reunited
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Protesters, Democrats want immigrant families reunited

Merida-Galicia, who is being held in California, is just one of many incarcerated immigrant mothers whose attorneys tell similar stories about chaotic situations in which the mothers don't know where their ch...More..

Trump denies he’s to blame for Harley-Davidson decision
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Trump denies he’s to blame for Harley-Davidson decision

The company had no immediate response Tuesday to the president's assertions. Harley-Davidson announced it will move some production of European motorcycles to the EU to avoid tariffs. "Taxes just a Harley e...More..

Canada passes bill to legalise recreational cannabis
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Canada passes bill to legalise recreational cannabis

Still, Wilson-Raybould stressed that pot remains illegal in Canada until the new law goes into effect in October. Adults will be able to possess up to 30 grams (1 ounce) of dried cannabis in public. The governm...More..

by | Friday, June 22, 2018

OPEC reaches deal to raise oil output from July

How much do we distribute amongst the countries and how much of it actually is delivered I think is the debate in the next couple of days. UAE's Energy Minister Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei arrives for the Op...More..

South Korea launches probe into Bithumb hack
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

South Korea launches probe into Bithumb hack

That sent the price of cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin , tumbling more than 10% in the immediate aftermath. However, we will make every effort to reopen the service as soon as possible, with the ultimate g...More..

European Union counter-tariffs against U.S. come into effect on Friday - commission
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

European Union counter-tariffs against U.S. come into effect on Friday - commission

He charged that a succession of poorly negotiated accords - including the North American Free Trade Agreement and the pact that admitted China into the World Trade Organization - put American manufacturers at a...More..

Latest US Supreme Court decision could hit SC wallets. Here's how
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Latest US Supreme Court decision could hit SC wallets. Here's how

States can, however, begin passing laws that require online retailers to collect sales tax from customers even if they have no physical presence in a state. That said, South Dakota's tax system includes several...More..

Trump threatens additional $200bn in tariffs on China
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Trump threatens additional $200bn in tariffs on China

For its part, China said it "doesn't want a trade war" but has to "fight back strongly", a Commerce Ministry statement said on Saturday. The US says the new tariffs , which would be set at a rate of 10 per...More..

Trump Told Apple CEO iPhones Will Be Spared From China Tariffs
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Trump Told Apple CEO iPhones Will Be Spared From China Tariffs

President Donald Trump told Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook that the U.S. government would not levy tariffs on iPhones assembled in China, the New York Times reported on Monday, citing a source familiar ...More..