• Amid Tariff War, Donald Trump Says China Wants Trade Deal With US
Amid Tariff War, Donald Trump Says China Wants Trade Deal With US

However, Ross said those talks would serve as a framework to resolving the dispute. Washington has been ramping up pressure on Beijing in recent years, imposing tariffs on Chinese goods and lately accusing China of interfering in U.S. Gao gave no details of the talks or of which officials were conducting them. Reuters reported this week that ...

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  • Energy agency: Global oil supply jumps, sending prices lower
Energy agency: Global oil supply jumps, sending prices lower

OPEC revised downward the forecast on oil production growth in 2018 by 40,000 barrels per day to 1.5 mln barrels per day and by 70,000 barrels to 1.29 mln barrels a day in 2019. "This will, in our view, cap any upside above $85 per barrel (for oil prices)", said Jon Andersson, head of commodities at Vontobel Asset Management.

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  • Even in the Senate, 2018 looks like other wave years for Democrats
Even in the Senate, 2018 looks like other wave years for Democrats

The outcome of the vote could have a massive impact on the way Trump's presidency unfolds. "I think that progressives of my generation would like to see somebody who is more independent of the corporate class that does not reflect a new generation of progressive Democrats" lead the House Democrats, Konst added.

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  • Mayor says Toronto reaping benefits from failed Amazon HQ2 bid
Mayor says Toronto reaping benefits from failed Amazon HQ2 bid

President Donald Trump to Vermont Sen. Rather than seeing this as an opportunity for more people in her community to be gainfully employed and the economy to improve, Ocasio-Cortez views it from a democratic socialist's lens: as an opportunity for a greedy corporation to take advantage of people.

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  • Google CEO says censorship is done to comply with laws
Google CEO says censorship is done to comply with laws

Arbitration will become optional for individual sexual harassment and sexual assault claims, Google said, enabling lawsuits on those matters. "Google will provide more transparency on how we handle concerns". "Collective action works", Whittaker tweeted. Several steps will be taken to provide better care for those seeking to make claims, includ...

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  • MI voters legalize recreational marijuana
MI voters legalize recreational marijuana

Voters in MI voted for Proposal 1 , which legalizes recreational marijuana and regulates it like alcohol. With Michigan voting to legalize adult use, neighbors like OH and IL could soon follow suit to help build a market in that region.

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  • China, Japan, India among those exempt from Iran oil sanctions, says US
China, Japan, India among those exempt from Iran oil sanctions, says US

Among the targets are 92 entities owned or controlled by Ghadir Investment Company, which the U.S. government had previously identified as an investment firm with ties to the Execution of Iman Khomeini's Order, a state-owned enterprise under direct control of Iran's Supreme Leader.

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  • Midterm elections 2018 polls: Trump anti-immigration campaign hits Democrat lead
Midterm elections 2018 polls: Trump anti-immigration campaign hits Democrat lead

Some Democrats, if they take control, are already vowing to open investigations of his business finances and policies his administration has adopted, and possibly start impeachment hearings based on the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller , who for a year and a half has been investigating Trump's 2016 campaign's links to Russian Federatio...

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  • Apple Stock Drops After Company Announces No Growth in iPhone Sales
Apple Stock Drops After Company Announces No Growth in iPhone Sales

Apple holds around 12 percent of the global smartphone market, with most of the rest sold by makers of Android-powered software. "We have been in discussions with them and the discussions are going quite well", Cook said during the fourth-quarter 2018 earnings call on Thursday.

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  • Trump Asks for Draft Trade Deal With China
Trump Asks for Draft Trade Deal With China

As reported by our site with reference to Voice of America, this statement was made by the President during a conference at the White house. This year, the Trump administration has already imposed tariffs on $250bn in trade with China and is threatening to impose tariffs on all remaining imports from China, which were worth $505bn last year.

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  • Ghana improves ranking in World Bank Doing Business Report
Ghana improves ranking in World Bank Doing Business Report

According to the report, despite a reform in the past year to make registering property easier, a business has to go through nine procedures to affect a property transfer, compared to an average of six procedures in the region. Briefing reporters in New Delhi , Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had set the ai...

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  • Trump Predicts a
Trump Predicts a "Great Deal" With China as Bilateral Trade Row Persists

The United States has already imposed tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods, and China has responded with retaliatory duties on $110 billion worth of USA goods. The effects could be especially severe for technology companies, which make many of their products in China, and for industrials. The Nasdaq has plunged 13 percent from its rec...

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  • Indonesian Lion Air passenger Flight JT610 missing
Indonesian Lion Air passenger Flight JT610 missing

Indonesian rescue team members have retrieved body parts from the water where a plane crashed. The deadly crash of a Lion Air jet in the Java Sea has renewed questions about the safety of Indonesian airlines, not long after United States and European regulators removed prohibitions against them.

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  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel stepping down as party leader
German Chancellor Angela Merkel stepping down as party leader

Merkel also said she will seek re-election as head of her party, the Christian Democrats (CDU), and that she has no desire to serve as member of the German parliament ( Bundestag ), either. Voters appear generally satisfied with Bouffier's government, the first coalition between the CDU and the traditionally left-leaning Greens to last a full parli...

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  • Oil tumbles for third week 'as fear selling spreads'
Oil tumbles for third week 'as fear selling spreads'

Also this week, commodities were hit by a US stock sell-off as risk aversion spread through financial markets. There have been concerns about an economic slowdown worldwide partly because of trade disputes between the US and China , the world's two largest economies.

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  • U.S. stocks slide, erasing gains from a rally a day earlier
U.S. stocks slide, erasing gains from a rally a day earlier

Two other giant USA companies, Amazon and Alphabet , will report their third-quarter results after the close of trading. The S&P 500 index fell 84 points, or 3.1 percent, to 2,656. The British FTSE 100 rose 0.6 percent, although WPP, the world's largest advertising company, said its business slowed in the third quarter and warned about weaker a...

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  • Billionaires Made More Money in 2017 Than Any Other Year in History
Billionaires Made More Money in 2017 Than Any Other Year in History

The report , jointly published by UBS Global Wealth Management and consultancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, was titled "New Visionaries and the Chinese Century", in which Chinese entrepreneurs are hailed as the "vanguard of a new industrial revolution".

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  • Tesla may post profit with Model 3 surge, investors look for more
Tesla may post profit with Model 3 surge, investors look for more

About this on their pages, writes the news Agency AP, reports to our website. So far, Tesla has focused on more expensive versions of the model 3, but the entry-level $35k auto is still promised, which, we assume, will probably translate in to at least £35k when it does arrive in the UK.

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  • How man's broken hip led to him winning major lotto prize
How man's broken hip led to him winning major lotto prize

That's where his physician and nurse invited him to join their office lottery pool. South Carolina Education Lottery Chief Operating Officer Tony Cooper says the lottery knows when and where the ticket was bought, but won't be sure who bought it until the victor contacts them.

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  • Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi murder was 'premeditated'
Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi murder was 'premeditated'

The Saudi government is accused of ordering and carrying out the killing inside the country's embassy in Turkey . Trump also said the United States has sent officials to Saudi Arabia to get more information on the killing, which has spiraled into a crisis.

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  • $1 Million Powerball Ticket Sold In Burlington County
$1 Million Powerball Ticket Sold In Burlington County

She purchased her winning Quic Pic ticket, which matched the first five numbers drawn, at a Cumberland Farms in Bridgewater, the release said. A lottery ticket bought at the Safeway on Taraval Street, between 17th and 18th avenues, matched five of six numbers Mega Millions jackpot, California Lottery announced Tuesday night.

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  • Murder of Khashoggi ‘premeditated’, says Saudi prosecutor
Murder of Khashoggi ‘premeditated’, says Saudi prosecutor

It later acknowledged that he had in fact been murdered, as Turkish officials said all along. Saudi Arabia's narrative has already been met with widespread skepticism, not least by President Donald Trump and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey.

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  • Mega Millions Now $1.6 Billion, Biggest Jackpot in History
Mega Millions Now $1.6 Billion, Biggest Jackpot in History

A sign displays the jackpot for Tuesday's Mega Millions lottery drawings in New York October 22, 2018. To see the number of Kansas winning tickets and the total amount won after each drawing , click on Mega Millions - Kansas Winners or Powerball - Kansas Winners .

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  • One winning ticket sold in South Carolina for $1.6-billion lottery jackpot
One winning ticket sold in South Carolina for $1.6-billion lottery jackpot

Two winning tickets were also sold in Michigan, according to the Michigan Lottery's website . SC is one of the six states where winners can remain anonymous, therefore your next door neighbor could now be a billionaire, and you'll never know! Signs display the jackpots.

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  • Saudi Arabia has ‘no intention’ of 1973 oil embargo replay
Saudi Arabia has ‘no intention’ of 1973 oil embargo replay

Falih said the oil producers will continue to monitor supply and demand in the market especially with the Iran sanctions looming and would be ready to act if needed. Meanwhile, Russia's oil production is now 150,000 bpd higher than the October 2016 level, the baseline for the global oil production deal, TASS news agency quoted Energy Minister A...

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  • No victor again: Powerball jackpot up to $620 million
No victor again: Powerball jackpot up to $620 million

Because no Mega Millions winners emerged, the next scheduled drawing on Tuesday was projected to be worth a record $1.6 billion. Australian lotto players might not have such a big prize to play for but this week $60 million is up for garbs with $10 million in Tuesday's Oz Lotto, $30 million in the Powerball draw on Thursday and then $20 in Saturd...

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  • Tuesday Mega Millions Jackpot Estimated to be $1.6 Billion Prize
Tuesday Mega Millions Jackpot Estimated to be $1.6 Billion Prize

The huge cash prize continues a trend - the second-largest jackpot was a $1.586 billion Powerball drawing on January 13, 2016. Did anyone win the 10/19/18 Mega Millions jackpot? The last time anyone hit the Mega Millions jackpot was back in July when a group of 11 workers in California took home $543 million.

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  • Merkel calls for stable euro zone budgets in warning shot to Italy
Merkel calls for stable euro zone budgets in warning shot to Italy

The letter stated that Italy's budget proposal, which was initially announced in September was in contravention of the EU's budget regulations. "The combination of the tax-cutting right-wing populists and happy-to-spend left-wing populists in Rome has provided Italian bonds with a momentum that very much reminds of 2011", Ulrich Leuchtm...

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  • Jubeir: Saudis will hold to account those responsible for Khashoggi case
Jubeir: Saudis will hold to account those responsible for Khashoggi case

By acknowledging that Khashoggi died without taking direct responsibility, Saudi leaders may be trying to give Washington and Ankara a way out of an unwanted confrontation with the Gulf powerhouse. A spokesman said: "We share the widespread global concern following the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi , and in light of those concerns SDI will ...

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  • Mexico to Ask UN for Help with Central American Refugees
Mexico to Ask UN for Help with Central American Refugees

As the group of some 4,000 people from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras heads toward the USA border with Mexico to seek asylum, Trump has called for stricter border enforcement, threatening to cut foreign aid to the three countries and possibly rip up trade deals.

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  • Mega Millions, Powerball, Hoosier Lotto jackpots soaring
Mega Millions, Powerball, Hoosier Lotto jackpots soaring

One "Match 5" victor was reported in Arkansas, according to the site. The Mega Millions jackpot Friday is now $900 million-or $513 million in a lump sum payment. "I would probably pay off my home and help my sisters", said Dottie Key. The Mega Millions jackpot has reached more than half a billion dollars! We hate to break it to you, but...

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  • $1M Powerball ticket sold in Lexington; Saturday's jackpot grows to $430M
$1M Powerball ticket sold in Lexington; Saturday's jackpot grows to $430M

And while ticket sales have largely contributed to its big cash stockpile, increasing 294 percent since the pot crossed the $550 million mark, according to data scientist David Ascienzo, there has also been a major tweak to the game that has caused jackpots to balloon in recent months.

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  • Mega Millions jackpot soars to $900 million, second-highest
Mega Millions jackpot soars to $900 million, second-highest

The winning numbers - drawn at 8 p.m. PST - were 3, 45, 49, 61 and 69 with 9 as the Mega Ball number. It's the second largest payout in lottery history. The $1 million ticket sold in Kentucky matched all five white balls, but not the Mega Ball, according to lottery officials. Two of those tickets were sold in Pennsylvania.

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  • Massive subscriber growth for Netflix
Massive subscriber growth for Netflix

The Los Gatos, California-based streaming company released a record 676 hours of original programming in the third quarter, according to Cowen & Co. "This year, Netflix originals led with 112 Emmy nominations spanning 40 of our shows", it added.

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  • Oil prices hold ground, but set for 4 pct weekly fall
Oil prices hold ground, but set for 4 pct weekly fall

Under the agreement, Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation had the biggest cutbacks of 486,000 barrels per day and 300,000 barrels per day, respectively. That was much larger than what analysts had expected. “Indeed, it's hard to sugar coat this week's inventory data, but for perpetual bulls like my self, if risk stabilizes around improving U.S.

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  • Why Saudi Arabia is valuable to Trump
Why Saudi Arabia is valuable to Trump

Mr Khashoggi, a critic of the Saudi government who has written for the Washington Post , was last seen walking into the consulate on 2 October. But Trump has said he is wary of halting USA military sales to Saudi Arabia over the incident.

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  • Sears To File For Federal Bankruptcy Today
Sears To File For Federal Bankruptcy Today

It's possible more of the remaining 687 Sears and Kmart stores could close. The company said in a press release that the closures are a series of actions to position itself to establish a sustainable capital structure, continue streamlining its operating model and grow profitably for the long term.

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  • Tesla-branded tequila ‘Teslaquila’ coming soon: Elon Musk
Tesla-branded tequila ‘Teslaquila’ coming soon: Elon Musk

He is also contemplating starting a technology investment fund. The SEC sued Musk on September 27, alleging that a series of "false and misleading" tweets he made in August about potentially taking Tesla private constituted securities fraud .

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  • Dow Down Over 1,000 Points Over Two-Day Span
Dow Down Over 1,000 Points Over Two-Day Span

Investors see many of these countries as being vulnerable to higher US interest rates, which can pull away investment dollars. "I think the Fed is out of control", the president said to reporters in the Oval Office. The S&P 500 and tech-heavy Nasdaq joined in Wednesday's carnage, falling 3.3 percent and 4.1 percent, respectively. At 12:44 p.m.,...

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  • Fox & Friends Presses Trump on Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi
Fox & Friends Presses Trump on Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Pence's comments come as Turkey accused Saudi Arabia of sending a 15 person team to assassinate the journalist. Khashoggi , who had been living in self-imposed exile for the past year, vanished on October 2, after he entered the consulate to obtain a document.

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