Economy

by | July 13, 2018 | 10:14

Multinational mass media corporation 21st Century Fox on Wednesday said it has raised its offer to buy United Kingdom's Sky Plc. Fox offered £14 per share to value Sky at £24.5 billion ($32 billion), 12% more than Comcast's rival £22 billion offer.

by | July 11, 2018 | 12:00

The question now is "will any more of the cabinet follow him out of the door?" Johnson sent an incendiary resignation letter on Monday accusing May of killing "the Brexit dream" and flying "white flags" of surrender in negotiations with the European Union.

by | July 09, 2018 | 06:47

Trump has repeatedly called on the oil cartel to reduce prices. On Independence Day, Trump resumed his Twitter assault on OPEC and high oil prices . Even so, renewed USA sanctions on Iran against its oil exports look set to tighten supply further. USA budget analysts generally look at the impact of tax changes over a ten-year period ("Estimated budget effects of the conference agreement for HR 1", Joint Committee on Taxation, Dec.

by | July 06, 2018 | 04:42

After cabinet meeting on Tuesday, the official Saudi Press Agency ( SPA ) quoted a statement of the leadership that the Kingdom is prepared to utilise its spare production capacity when necessary to deal with any future changes in the levels of supply and demand.

by | July 04, 2018 | 01:39

For example, the Chamber said Texas could see $3.9 billion USA worth of exports targeted by retaliatory tariffs; Tennessee, $1.4 billion United States; and SC, $3 billion US. "They treat us very unfairly". Canada retaliated with $12.6 billion in tariffs against American-made products after the Trump administration targeted steel and aluminum imports with new tariffs.

by | July 04, 2018 | 01:06

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by | July 04, 2018 | 00:17

With James headed to California, Nike , who owns the banner, began removing it Tuesday. Fans in OH, meanwhile, are looking to move forward: James' jersey sales have plunged by 40 percent in the Cavs' team shop at Quicken Loans Arena. Here are five reasons to love the Lakers signing James. James, who has a home and production company in Los Angeles , now joins a club with money to spend and a desire to rebuild into a championship team.

by | June 30, 2018 | 21:47

In April, Trump also blasted OPEC on Twitter, accusing the group of "artificially" raising oil prices . With oil producers" cartel OPEC playing havoc with prices, India discussed with China the possibility of forming an "oil buyers club' that can negotiate better terms with sellers as well as getting more USA crude oil to Asia to cut dominance of the oil block.

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:23

The families in question were first stopped by Customs and Border Patrol (CBP), with children taken into custody by HHS and adults detained through Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice). He has falsely blamed Democrats for forcing them to enforce the policy. But the central piece of Trump's attempts to counter-program against the despairing images at the border was to stand with the "angel families", as he did repeatedly during his presidential campaign, including at the 2016 Republican ...

by | June 26, 2018 | 17:45

The EU tariffs went into effect Friday, increasing the cost of a US-made motorcycle by $2,200. The Milwaukee-based company said Monday it came to its decision because of retaliatory tariffs it faces in an escalating trade dispute between the US and the European Union.

by | June 23, 2018 | 17:46

News of an exchange hack normally sees a sharp fall in prices for all cryptocurrencies, but this time, it was a more modest fall of just 3%. South Korea's Omnitel Inc. Bithumb is thought to be the sixth largest exchange in the world based on its trading volume of over $370m. There is a trending problem with online wallet security, a lack of urgency in protecting funds, and waning confidence in the cryptocurrency markets.

by | June 22, 2018 | 22:43

If the Saudi position prevails, it would allow OPEC and its allies to partially offset the impact of the collapse in Venezuela's oil industry and feed fast-growing demand - two factors that played a big part in Brent crude's surge to above $80 last month.

by | June 22, 2018 | 20:11

When a trade war happens, it just doesn't affect the two economies involved but all the economies open to world trade. President Trump on Friday threatened to unilaterally impose a 20 percent tariff on all automobile imports from Europe, further breaking from Republicans in Congress and front-running an investigation he had ordered from the Commerce Department into whether these imports harm the U.S.'s national security.

by | June 22, 2018 | 18:43

The court's conservative wing argued that the previous ruling was sufficient to protect the rights of states, but the Trump administration urged the court to side with South Dakota and expand tax collection powers. "E-commerce has grown into a significant and vibrant part of our national economy against the backdrop of established rules, including the physical-presence rule".

by | June 20, 2018 | 02:58

China slammed the threats as "blackmail" and warned that if the U.S. followed through with the tariffs it would "have no choice but to take comprehensive measures of a corresponding number and quality and take strong, powerful countermeasures".

by | June 18, 2018 | 16:47

The so-called dieselgate emissions scandal first came to light in September 2015. The Munich prosecutors said Stadler's arrest was not made at the behest of US authorities. The same goes for Munich prosecutors and Stadler. Volkswagen declined 2.2% to €157.88 and traded 2% lower at 11.50am in local trading, extending losses this year to 5.2%.

by | June 11, 2018 | 17:43

Under the deal, ZTE will change its board and management within 30 days, pay the $1 billion fine and put an additional $400 million in escrow. The fine announced today comes on top of $892 million ZTE has already paid for breaking US sanctions by selling equipment to North Korea and Iran.

by | June 11, 2018 | 17:35

So now you know. Today, Porsche revealed that name is Taycan , pronounced "tie-con". The Taycan's four-seat interior suggests it will be more closely aligned, in terms of character, with the Panamera than pure sports cars such as the 911.

by | June 07, 2018 | 16:43

A second season of Roseanne Barr's revived sitcom was canned in the wake of a tweet she made about former President Obama's senior advisor Valerie Jarrett . They do it because we have a white trash racist president. It's also worth noting that Barr has a history of retweeting conspiracy theories . While Barr has apologised for her tweet about Jarrett, she has also repeatedly defended it - calling her words "insensitive, not racist".

by | June 05, 2018 | 02:31

When the Times asked him directly if he's considering a run for president, he didn't say no. Schultz's move comes after he ceded the day-to-day duties of CEO at Starbucks previous year to focus on innovation and social-impact projects as executive chairman.