Trump unhappy with Fed's rate increases

Trump wrote. St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard said Trump's comments would have no bearing on interest rate decisions, which are made by a committee made up of government officials and the presidents of privately owned regiona... More..

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GST Council reduces tax rates on more than 50 items
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

GST Council reduces tax rates on more than 50 items

Deloitte India Partner M S Mani said it would be logical to expect that once the GST collections after the recent reductions stabilise, the remaining items such as televisions of all sizes, dishwashers, dig...More..

US, North Korea to meet on Sunday over war remains
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

US, North Korea to meet on Sunday over war remains

The South has said the workers defected of their own free will. Pompeo's remarks followed the tone set by Trump earlier this week , when the president said "we have no time limit " since the North hasn'...More..

Microsoft revenue pushes past $100bn, buoyed by Surface and cloud services
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Microsoft revenue pushes past $100bn, buoyed by Surface and cloud services

In its fourth quarter earnings , Microsoft reported sales of $30.1bn and a profit of $8.9bn, up from $23.3bn and $6.5bn, respectively, a year ago. Microsoft has officially capped off a barnstorming year,...More..

‘No rush for speed’ in N. Korea’s denuclearization, sanctions still in place
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

‘No rush for speed’ in N. Korea’s denuclearization, sanctions still in place

Russia's envoy to North Korea also said on Wednesday it would be logical to raise the question of easing sanctions on North Korea with the U.N. Security Council. refined petroleum products quota for 2018", t...More..

Papa John's founder now says stepping down a 'mistake'
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Papa John's founder now says stepping down a 'mistake'

He bought three units in a new condominium-and-residence complex in Deer Valley for about $23 million, The Wall Street Journal reported . A special committee of Papa John's board of directors met on Sunday t...More..

Amazon promises 1M deals for this year's Prime Day, beginning Monday
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Amazon promises 1M deals for this year's Prime Day, beginning Monday

Amazon also claims to be bringing over 200 new products from various brands on Prime Day. If you don't have the Prime membership, then please get on the bandwagon to make use of all the deals that will be live ...More..

Thailand cave rescuer considers legal action against Elon Musk for 'pedo' comment
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Thailand cave rescuer considers legal action against Elon Musk for 'pedo' comment

Unsworth told the Guardian on Monday he was "astonished and very angry" at the online abuse he had received from a very rich tech billionaire. In a now-deleted tweet responding to Zeynep Tufekci, a New...More..

Prime Day 2018: How to get the best deals, starting Monday
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Prime Day 2018: How to get the best deals, starting Monday

WHOLE FOODS IN THE MIX: The Seattle-based company is offering Prime members who spend $10 at Whole Foods from July 11-17 a $10 Amazon credit to use on Prime Day. About half of Amazon's sales are from its Marke...More..

China commerce ministry official says new US tariff…
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

China commerce ministry official says new US tariff…

Top energy executives are anxious. "Unilateral actions that alienate long-standing US allies and close off the USA market to the rest of the world are not a recipe for economic growth and prosperity and are ...More..

ZTE lives on: US Commerce Dept. lifts ban
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

ZTE lives on: US Commerce Dept. lifts ban

ZTE accounts for around 10 percent of the global telecom equipment market and is the fourth-largest smartphone vendor in the USA, according to data from China International Capital Corp. It recently named a ne...More..

Blockbusters in Alaska to close
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Blockbusters in Alaska to close

At that time, Border made a decision to stop renewing any Blockbuster store leases, resulting in a series of closures across the state over the past nine months. But Daymude said it wasn't enough to counter a...More..

Tesla Whistleblower Ups Ante, Making a Formal Complaint With the SEC
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Tesla Whistleblower Ups Ante, Making a Formal Complaint With the SEC

Months after the company imposed the goal of producing 5,000 Model 3 vehicles per month, Tesla's CEO and founder Elon Musk congratulated factory workers for finally meeting the company's own target at t...More..

Boys Rescued from Thai Cave in Good Health
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Boys Rescued from Thai Cave in Good Health

They got far enough inside that rising floodwaters, not unusual at the cave this time of year, blocked their exit. "I love you so much", his widow, Valeepoan Kunan, wrote in the caption to a black-and-white...More..

21st Century Fox raises Sky bid in battle with Comcast
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

21st Century Fox raises Sky bid in battle with Comcast

During its review process, Comcast took the opportunity to place a $60 billion bid for Fox in May, countering Disney's previous $52.4 million offer. Sky's shares have risen 95 percent since Fox made its fir...More..

Iran says no major change in oil exports despite USA pressure
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Iran says no major change in oil exports despite USA pressure

Iran's Opec governor Hossein Kazempour Ardebili was quoted in June as saying that oil prices could jump to $140 a barrel due to the United States sanctions against the country and Venezuela. Oil prices could ju...More..

U.S. Poised to Publish $200 Billion China Tariff List
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

U.S. Poised to Publish $200 Billion China Tariff List

The additional USA tariffs, which will go through a two-month approval process including a public hearing, come after China retaliated in a tit-for-tat trade skirmish last week. "It will also result in retali...More..

U.S. job growth was likely solid in June despite trade risks
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

U.S. job growth was likely solid in June despite trade risks

DePratto stressed he didn't see anything in the jobs report to deter Poloz from hiking the rate next week. "Despite ongoing concerns about being on the brink of a trade war, today's jobs report shows the ...More..

China and Russian Federation hit back at Trump tariffs
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

China and Russian Federation hit back at Trump tariffs

The milestone marks a new and damaging phase in a conflict that has roiled markets and cast a shadow over the global growth outlook. "The first round's impact is not that big, but the key is whether there wil...More..

China pushes back against yuan slide, pledges stability
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

China pushes back against yuan slide, pledges stability

Despite the market tumult earlier this week, China appears broadly comfortable with a weakening yuan and would intervene only to prevent any destabilising declines or to restore market confidence, policy insi...More..