Finance

Ryanair's Ireland-based pilots announce additional strikes

But they have reassured passengers that all Ireland to Europe flights will operate as normal. Some one hundred directly employed Ryanair pilots based in Ireland launched a 24-hour strike on Thursday after the airline's management failed to meet their demands during Wednesday talks. [Full Article...]

Trump to talk to Russia's Putin about substantially reducing nuclear weapons

Trump to talk to Russia's Putin about substantially reducing nuclear weapons I'm a very stable genius ", he said . He pointed to what he said were $33 billion in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation defense spending increases this year as evidence that his push was having an effect. Trump has taken an aggressive tone during the summit, questioning the value of a military alliance that has defined decades of American foreign policy, torching an ally and proposing a massive i... [Full Article...]

Frozen vegetables recalled from Aussie supermarkets over contamination fears

Frozen vegetables recalled from Aussie supermarkets over contamination fears Yes, even the Waitrose Essential Supersweet Sweetcorn is not immune from being called back in, with this outbreak revealing that the expensive variety is therefore bagged up in the same factory that produces Lidl Frozen Green Grocer Supersweet Corn , also recalled. [Full Article...]

Trump Muses About Future Friendship With Putin: He 'Is Not My Enemy'

Trump Muses About Future Friendship With Putin: He 'Is Not My Enemy' After a tense first day , Trump didn't ease up on the second. "The people voted to break it up (Britain's ties with the EU)", Trump told a press conference in Brussels on Thursday. As he was leaving the White House Tuesday morning for this NATO-UK-Helsinki swing, Trump told reporters he sees Putin as a "competitor" rather than a foe. [Full Article...]

China vows retaliation for latest USA tariff threat

China vows retaliation for latest USA tariff threat Mr. Trump hit US$34-billion worth of Chinese imports with 25-per-cent tariffs starting last week, with another US$16-billion worth to be added shortly. The US Dollar (via the DXY Index) is having its best day in two weeks as risk appetite continues to fade amid rising trade concerns among China , the European Union, and the United States. [Full Article...]

May wins backing for her Brexit plan from ministers

May wins backing for her Brexit plan from ministers Despite his reservations, Mr Johnson fell into line along with the rest of the Cabinet's Brexit-backing ministers. He said the same sentiment extended to Johnson as well. "Grassroots party members will have no truck with their perceived treachery. No one in the world is as much to blame for this monumental mess as himself". [Full Article...]

ZTE appoints new management to comply with its U.S. deal

ZTE appoints new management to comply with its U.S. deal Chinese telecommunications company ZTE has reportedly named a new chief executive and other leaders as it seeks to comply with US -imposed requirements to get back in business in the country. This led ZTE to suspend many of its operations and warn of risk to its survival, since it gets 80% of its components from United States suppliers. It has 90 days to fulfill its other obligations. [Full Article...]

Mark Zuckerberg Now Third Richest Person On Earth

Mark Zuckerberg Now Third Richest Person On Earth Zuckerberg's net worth increased to $81.6 billion on Friday, Bloomberg reported , after Facebook shares went up 2.4%. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg moves ahead of Warren Buffett for the first time in Bloomberg's list of the world's 500 richest people (see table below). [Full Article...]

Netflix explores new premium price tier for 4K

Netflix explores new premium price tier for 4K Some reports indicate that a fourth tier, "ultra" would offer premium HDR streaming (although, its current premium package does already offer something called "ultraHD"). Standard allows for viewing on two screens, and Premium allows for four screen streaming. The Company has also been very wise to not conduct the mentioned tests of the new Ultra plan in the other countries of the world, especia... [Full Article...]

USA adds a solid 213000 jobs; unemployment up to 4 percent

USA adds a solid 213000 jobs; unemployment up to 4 percent The manufacturing sector, a target of Trump's "Make America Great Again" agenda, added 36,000 jobs in June, just the latest of a series of good news stories about the industry. The broader US economy appears sturdy. Signs of strength have helped bolster hiring despite the difficulty many employers say they're having in finding enough qualified workers to fill jobs. [Full Article...]

China Trade War Starts

China Trade War Starts Main US benchmarks are headed for the first weekly gain in several weeks, with a consensus view that this round of tariffs, even if combined with taxes on another US$16 billion in Chinese products, will have a minimal impact on the economy . [Full Article...]

China state media slams Trump's 'gang of hoodlums' as tariffs loom

China state media slams Trump's 'gang of hoodlums' as tariffs loom Some major Chinese ports have delayed clearing goods from the United States, four sources said on Friday, potentially disrupting imports of key products such as pork and soybeans as the world's top two economies head towards a trade war. Chinese buying of soybeans has already ground almost to a halt ahead of the duties. China's tariffs on major United States exports like soybeans, sorghum, and au... [Full Article...]

Barton Distillery: Second half of building collapses; thousands of barrels affected

Barton Distillery: Second half of building collapses; thousands of barrels affected WLKY says the Bardstown Fire Department is now responding to the scene, where hundreds of bourbon barrels have fallen in the building collapse. "As a result of the Barton 1792 Distillery team's preparation and quick action, no runoff from today's collapse entered any waterways", she added. [Full Article...]

China's HNA Group co-chairman Wang Jian dies after fall in France

China's HNA Group co-chairman Wang Jian dies after fall in France Thursday, July 5, the Chinese company Hainan Airlines ( HNA) Group issued a statement which stressed that the sudden death of one of its founders will not affect the future development of HNA. "If HNA simply can not meet its financial obligations, we expect regulators to broker a debt restructuring", Michael Hirson, the Asia director of the consultancy Eurasia Group, said back in February. [Full Article...]

Trump blasts OPEC, warns European companies against business with Iran

Trump blasts OPEC, warns European companies against business with Iran The U.S. president and the Saudi King spoke on Friday, according to the White House. Saudi Arabia and the U.A.E. are pledging to add barrels amid calls by U.S. "If production increases as we now forecast, a large share of this would be eroded, leaving the global oil market with a limited "margin of safety", said Morgan Stanley's Rat. [Full Article...]

Asian markets tumble as China-US trade tensions rise

Asian markets tumble as China-US trade tensions rise Bartiromo asked President Trump if the USA should be banding with allies like the European Union to try to "stop China from stealing from" the U.S. The EU retaliation came after Trump s administration on June 1 struck Europe as well as allies in Canada, Mexico and elsewhere with tariffs on aluminum and steel. [Full Article...]

Trump’s tweets have added $10 to oil prices, Iran’s OPEC boss says

Trump’s tweets have added $10 to oil prices, Iran’s OPEC boss says Recent price rises have also been spurred by a U.S. announcement that it plans to re-introduce sanctions against Iran from November, which will also target its oil industry. Crude oil prices rose on Tuesday with the US benchmark hitting a four-year high on expected drains in domestic inventories and outages in Libya . Speculators are using this narrative to support prices and unless there is an i... [Full Article...]

China rejects ‘blackmail’ on eve of U.S. tariff hike

China rejects ‘blackmail’ on eve of U.S. tariff hike Steep American tariffs on Chinese goods worth tens of billions of dollars are due to take effect when the clock strikes twelve on Thursday night, as US President Donald Trump fires the first salvo in a trade war between the world's top two economies. [Full Article...]

Doubts raised over Merkel compromise on border controls

Doubts raised over Merkel compromise on border controls The Austrian Chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, has said that Germany's new migration agreement, which ended a political crisis in Angela Merkel's government, could force Austria to introduce tougher border checks on Italy and Slovenia. The leadership of Merkel's party approved a resolution Sunday stating that "turning people back unilaterally would be the wrong signal to our European partners"... [Full Article...]

Watch LeBron James' iconic 10-story banner in Cleveland get torn down

Watch LeBron James' iconic 10-story banner in Cleveland get torn down Reportedly , the Lakers weren't interested in Cousins. Unfortunately for Embiid, throughout James' free-agency journey, it was apparent that chasing a title this year was not a top priority. With that announcement, the Lakers became the big winners of 2018 free agency. That reason alone would be enough to make Johnson and the Lakers intrigued with the possibility of acquiring him. [Full Article...]


« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331  Next »