Finance

Sears files for bankruptcy

Sears files for bankruptcy Those deals could be subjected to new scrutiny by Sears' creditors in bankruptcy court. Sears is far from the only brick-and-mortar outlet to fall by the wayside as more consumers do the bulk of their shopping online. For example, he recently offered to buy its Kenmore appliance brand for $400 million. Sears has been struggling to survive for years. In its last fiscal year, it generated $16.7 ... [Full Article...]

Air India flight attendant falls off plane at Mumbai airport

Air India flight attendant falls off plane at Mumbai airport The aircraft was parked in the apron area of the Mumbai airport. Flight AI864 was originally scheduled to depart Mumbai for Delhi at 7am, but took off later at 8.30am. "During pre-boarding, she went to open the L5 door of the Boeing 777 to allow the step ladder to align with the door". An official with the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) told CNN affiliate CNN News 18 that the... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says a strong dollar doesn't necessarily mean all good

Donald Trump says a strong dollar doesn't necessarily mean all good He was expressing his angst at the declines and assigning blame to the Fed, having posted dozens of congratulatory tweets about the stock market's record highs. Powell keeps doing the right thing by shrugging of Trump's tweets, long-term rates will be lower than they would otherwise be. The Fed is going wild. [Full Article...]

Patisserie Valerie Finance Chief Arrested, Company Faces Uncertain Future

Patisserie Valerie Finance Chief Arrested, Company Faces Uncertain Future It follows a nightmare week for a business that had a stock market value of almost £450 million on Monday morning. "Without an immediate injection of capital, the directors are of the view that that is no scope for the business to continue trading in its current form". [Full Article...]

Fracking to start in UK as legal challenge fails

Fracking to start in UK as legal challenge fails In a statement after the ruling, Cuadrilla chief executive Francis Egan said: "We are delighted to be starting our hydraulic fracturing operations as planned". Dismissing Mr Dennett's application for an interim injunction, Mr Justice Supperstone said: "I do not consider that any of the grounds of challenge raise a serious issue to be tried". [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia rejects threats to undermine Kingdom

Saudi Arabia rejects threats to undermine Kingdom Journalists report from outside the Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul , Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. However, the newspaper did not explain how the alleged recording was transmitted and included a claim that Khashoggi's assailants used his finger to unlock it when such watches don't have fingerprint ID scanners. [Full Article...]

Bitcoin Whales Are Not Responsible for Volatility

Bitcoin Whales Are Not Responsible for Volatility Now, in an advertisement for new Call Screen service by Google, developed to allow users to communicate with callers prior to answering the call, the USA search behemoth has joked about the increasing cost of mining cryptocurrency & bitcoin . [Full Article...]

Jamal Khashoggi may have recorded his torture, murder - Turkish paper Sabah

Jamal Khashoggi may have recorded his torture, murder - Turkish paper Sabah Turkish officials say they fear a team of Saudi agents killed and dismembered Khashoggi, and they have released surveillance footage of the alleged perpetrators and mysterious movements outside the consulate on October 2, the day he entered. [Full Article...]

U.S. inventories of crude oil, gasoline increase

U.S. inventories of crude oil, gasoline increase The global benchmark, Brent crude for December delivery LCOZ8, +0.42% on the ICE Futures Europe exchange, added 17 cents, or 0.2%, to $80.43 a barrel after briefly dipping as low as $79.23. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) cut its forecast of global demand growth for oil next year for a third straight month, citing headwinds facing the broader economy from trade dis... [Full Article...]

Government slashes hybrid auto subsidies

Government slashes hybrid auto subsidies The government said the cut in the support for Category 1 cars to £3,500 reflected recent reductions in the price of electric vehicles. "Seven out of 10 (69%**) of drivers say grants are necessary to buy an ultra-low emission vehicle until such time that the price compared to a conventional petrol or diesel auto is the same". [Full Article...]

Shanghai stocks plunge to 4-year low

Shanghai stocks plunge to 4-year low Chinese stocks will resume trade at 4pm AEDT. "Unless you withdraw from stocks entirely, you'd want to go for more defensive stocks, like public utilities", Leung said. The index measuring price differences between dual-listed companies in Shanghai and Hong Kong stood at 123. A value above 100 indicates Shanghai shares are pricing at a premium to shares in the same company trading in Hong Kong... [Full Article...]

Woman Removed From US Flight For Bringing ‘Emotional Support Squirrel’ On Board

Woman Removed From US Flight For Bringing ‘Emotional Support Squirrel’ On Board According to the airline's policy regarding animals, " rodents , including squirrels, are not allowed" on its flights , regardless of their function. The woman boarded the plane but cabin crew soon found out that she was traveling with a squirrel. However, people have seemed to undermine the strictness of the policy, and have pushed the boundaries of carrying animals onboard. [Full Article...]

BMW to take control of China joint venture for RM17 billion

BMW to take control of China joint venture for RM17 billion In April this year, the Chinese government announced it would remove foreign ownership caps on makers of fully-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles by the end of 2018. BMW's move is being welcomed in Beijing . Brilliance China Automotive Holding Ltd sank by a record as shares traded for the first time since BMW AG secured control of their joint venture. [Full Article...]

World's longest nonstop flight departs Singapore for NY

World's longest nonstop flight departs Singapore for NY Newark Liberty International Airport is in New Jersey but it is just 19km outside New York City and is one of three major airports serving the New York metropolitan area. Singapore Airlines previously flew Airbus A340s on the route, but the four-engine aircraft , which Airbus no longer manufactures, were too heavy on fuel use to make the non-stop flight economically sustainable. [Full Article...]

No one wins Mega Millions drawing, jackpot now at $654M

No one wins Mega Millions drawing, jackpot now at $654M The jackpot is the third-largest in the game's history and the odds of winning are 302,000,000 to one. The next drawing is Tuesday, Oct. 16 - and there's a chance the total could inch into a Mega Millions record. No one has matched the numbers since July 24, when an office pool in Santa Clara, California won . "When a (Powerball) jackpot or Mega Millions goes over $500 million, that's when yo... [Full Article...]

Hurricane affects Gulf of Mexico oil and gas production

Hurricane affects Gulf of Mexico oil and gas production In addition to shutting in wells, oil producers also halted most offshore drilling operations by evacuating three drilling rigs and moving eight others out of the storm area, BSEE said . OPEC and allied producers - not including the United States - agreed in June to return to 100 percent compliance with output cuts that began in January 2017, after months of underproduction in Venezuela and e... [Full Article...]

Rocked By Trump's Sanctions, Iranian Oil Exports Drops Further

Rocked By Trump's Sanctions, Iranian Oil Exports Drops Further US crude futures settled up less than 1 percent at $74.96 per barrel, reflecting the declining importance of the Gulf of Mexico in output because of the growth of production from the nation's onshore shale fields. While Washington has said it wants to cut Iran's oil exports to zero, Iran and Saudi Arabia say that is unlikely. Oil prices were up in mid-day trading Tuesday as Hurricane Michael b... [Full Article...]

Trump calls stock selloff 'a correction,' says Federal Reserve is 'crazy'

Trump calls stock selloff 'a correction,' says Federal Reserve is 'crazy' The Fed traditionally remains outside the purview of the President, though Trump has at moments blurred the lines by commenting on Fed policy. And the Fed for decades has enjoyed an independence that has shielded it from whatever political storms may be raging at any given time. [Full Article...]

Take-off for Singapore Airlines' non-stop 19-hour flight - CMW

Take-off for Singapore Airlines' non-stop 19-hour flight - CMW The airline has said that the four pilots - two captains and two first officers - need to have at least 8 hours of rest. As with other Singapore Air long-haul routes, you can eat local favourites such as chicken rice and beef hor fun, or 'Book the Cook , ' a service that allows you to order dishes like lobster thermidor or rib-eye steak up to 24 hours before the flight. [Full Article...]

Boston Dynamics' Atlas has now mastered parkour

Boston Dynamics' Atlas has now mastered parkour In the company's new video, called " Parkour ", we see Atlas jogging and leaping over a log easily. The steps are 40 centimeters high (about 1 foot, 4 inches) and Atlas uses computer vision "on the approach to hit the terrain accurately". [Full Article...]


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