Finance

China's trade data beats forecasts despite U.S. tariffs

China's trade data beats forecasts despite U.S. tariffs The global trade surplus was $34 billion, up from September's $31.7 billion. "We expect exports to remain strong towards the end of the year as businesses are afraid of a failure in the Trump-Xi meeting, which could lead to broader tariffs on more Chinese goods from the U.S.", Pang said. [Full Article...]

Fed leaves rates unchanged, notes slowing in business investment

Fed leaves rates unchanged, notes slowing in business investment Despite a US trade war with key nations, weaker corporate investment and a sluggish housing market, the Fed is expressing confidence in the economy's resilience. "The question for the market is, is the Fed data-dependent or is it maintaining a rigid schedule for rate hikes in 2019?" said Quincy Krosby, chief market strategist for Prudential Financial in Newark, New Jersey. [Full Article...]

Eight Vancouver daycares part of B.C.'s low-priced childcare program

Eight Vancouver daycares part of B.C.'s low-priced childcare program The centre offers support for families who are new to Canada and cares for many Indigenous children. This is the next step in the provincial government's ten-year ChildCare BC plan. "Prototype sites give us a glimpse of what the future of universal child care in B.C. can be, and are critical as we design and refine our program moving forward", said Katrina Chen, B.C.'s Minister of State for Chil... [Full Article...]

China's annual shopping frenzy shatters another record

China's annual shopping frenzy shatters another record It had started in the 1990s on university campuses as a celebration of being single, a retort of sorts to Valentine's Day. The shopping frenzy has broken world records in e-commerce sales - surpassing last year's record at 17:34 Hong Kong Time (10:34 GMT). [Full Article...]

Dubai police begin training officers how to pilot flying motorbikes

Dubai police begin training officers how to pilot flying motorbikes Consumers could order a hoverbike, but it would set them back about $206,000. Hoversurf - a Russian-owned company based in California - has gifted Dubai's police its first serial production of the "electric vertical take-off and landing (EVTOL) bikes", after a deal was signed a year ago. [Full Article...]

All new Mazda 3 to debut at LA Show

All new Mazda 3 to debut at LA Show The all new Mazda3 will debut at the Los Angeles Motor Show this month (November 2018) and is expected to offer Mazda's latest SkyActiv-X engines. It seems things are going to be "very challenging" due to the higher-pressure fuel system and the new engine's explosive nature of compression ignition . [Full Article...]

FDA plans to crackdown on flavored e-cigarettes

FDA plans to crackdown on flavored e-cigarettes Gottlieb is also expected to propose a ban on menthol in regular cigarettes. "As the governor previously said, he's very concerned about the rise in youth e-cigarette use and this administration is looking to do everything it can to curb this emerging public health issue", Richard Azzopardi, a spokesman for Democratic Gov. [Full Article...]

Jo Johnson: it would be travesty not to have second Brexit vote

Jo Johnson: it would be travesty not to have second Brexit vote Asked whether other ministers should quit over the issue, Mr Johnson told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "I think this is so important that it's up to MPs to take a stand". Cabinet ministers have presented Theresa May with a detailed plan for a no-deal Brexit amid increasing fears MPs will vote down her deal in the House of Commons. [Full Article...]

Fight attendant breastfed a passenger's crying baby

Fight attendant breastfed a passenger's crying baby Organo, who has been a flight attendant with Philippine Airlines for four years, Yahoo Lifestyle reported, felt the need to help the desperate mother. Facebook users also responded with comments praising the flight attendant's act, with one person even calling her a "hero". She realized that she had been right-the flight was going to be special. [Full Article...]

Not seeking Rs 3.6 lakh crore from RBI, says govt

Not seeking Rs 3.6 lakh crore from RBI, says govt Kolkata: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday accused the Narendra Modi government of trying to capture the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to tide over its fiscal crisis, warning that any such move would be catastrophic. This framework is used to decide the amount of reserves that the central bank should maintain. Dismissing talk of fiscal deficit crisis, Garg said, "Government's F... [Full Article...]

Big retailers gear up for Black Friday

Big retailers gear up for Black Friday The leaked $199 Sony PS4 Slim 1TB Spider-man Bundle is also on the cover. The company will offer Black Friday deals at 10 p.m. EST online on Thanksgiving eve - two hours earlier than in previous years. Oh, and Walmart's bitter opponent to the U.S. and global retail crowns has nothing in the pipeline for iPhone XR shoppers/bargain hunters. Some estimates suggest spending could reach $1 trillion f... [Full Article...]

Bombardier Is Cutting Thousands Of Jobs

Bombardier Is Cutting Thousands Of Jobs The Wichita site - which assembles Learjets, performs flight testing of all the company's aircraft and also repairs and maintains Bombardier's full line of business jets - employs about 1,600 people. "With our heavy investment cycle now completed, we continue to make solid progress executing our turnaround plan", said Alain Bellemare, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc . [Full Article...]

Iceland's Christmas TV ad banned for being political

Iceland's Christmas TV ad banned for being political But it was not approved by Clearcast, the body which assesses adverts against the UK Code of Broadcast Advertising. The discount grocer, which earlier this year become the first major United Kingdom supermarket chain to promise it would scrap products that contained palm oil from its shelves, will now launch the ad on Youtube instead. [Full Article...]

Ryanair plane seized by French authorities in cash row

Ryanair plane seized by French authorities in cash row The aviation authority called it "regrettable that the state was forced" to evacuate the plane on Thursday. "They were able to be re-routed to their destination the same evening by another flight from Ryanair with a five-hour delay". The authority said the plane "will remain immobilised until the sum is paid". A statement from France's aviation authority the DGAC read: "By this act the Frenc... [Full Article...]

Seth Moulton says new House lawmakers want Pelosi out

Seth Moulton says new House lawmakers want Pelosi out He tweeted the midterm elections - in which Democrats defeated his Republicans to control the lower House of Congress for the first time in eight years - were "a tremendous success". Pelosi noted that except for the first time she ran as speaker, she has always been opposed for the top job, which is voted on by Democratic lawmakers in the House. [Full Article...]

Kraft Canadian natural cheese business sold for US$1.6 bln

Kraft Canadian natural cheese business sold for US$1.6 bln It would also include the purchase of Kraft's Ingleside, Ont., processing plant, which employs almost 400 people who would be transferred to Parmalat. supply chain, logistics, etc), consumer data and marketing, and finally new models such as direct-to-consumer and e-commerce. Parmalat S.p.A., the Group's Parent Company, has been listed on the Italian Stock Exchange since October 6, 2005. [Full Article...]

Delay misery for hundreds of London-bound airline passengers

Delay misery for hundreds of London-bound airline passengers Some flights were delayed up to three hours, and the problem left some London-bound travellers stranded on US tarmacs. Airline passengers in the United States and other global airports around the world took to social media to complain of being unable to take off due to delays in the UK. [Full Article...]

Stellar and Blockchain to deliver the largest bitcoin giveaway ever

Stellar and Blockchain to deliver the largest bitcoin giveaway ever While $125 million worth of Stellar Lumens (about 500 million XLM tokens at today's price of $0.25) may seem like a lot to be given away, in the big scheme of things, it's not. Blockchain CEO Diminish Smith, at the web Summit conference in Lisbon on Tuesday, November 6th, showcased his vision for raising understanding and utilization of crypto cash. [Full Article...]

Pre-fork trading for Bitcoin Cash, cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex announces

Pre-fork trading for Bitcoin Cash, cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex announces The exchange also mentioned that each hard fork would be evaluated individually in order to decide whether to support the fork or to continue pre-fork trading. However, as this hard fork demonstrates, greater cooperation among its key developers is needed if Bitcoin Cash is to achieve its true potential. Poloniex has joined the league of supporting the Bitcoin Cash's Fork. [Full Article...]

India gets USA waiver for development of strategic Chabahar Port in Iran

India gets USA waiver for development of strategic Chabahar Port in Iran Fears of the potential supply glut dampened a rally early in the session driven by Chinese data that showed record oil imports. The US has also granted waivers to nearly all key clients of Iran's crude oil for fear of further hikes in oil prices. [Full Article...]


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