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Stories about Economy

Feb 02 2018

Tillerson warns against China engagement in Latin America

SOUTH OF THE BORDER US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (R) is met by US Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson upon his arrival in Mexico City on Thursday (Friday in Ma...

Feb 02 2018

Petrol prices continue to rise in Delhi, touches INR 73/litre

While providing Rs 2 per litre excise cut in fuel products, Jaitley also slapped a new Rs 8 per litre "Road and Infrastructure Cess" on motor spirit. And also the diesel ...

Feb 01 2018

German Carmakers Exposed Monkeys And Humans to Diesel Fumes in Secret Tests

In a follow-up report from The New York Times that noted PETA's contact with the company , Volkswagen said that the experiments were wrong and it apologized "for t...

Feb 01 2018

Fujifilm to cut 10000 jobs at subsidiary amid Xerox takeover

They say the objective of the restructuring is to reorganize operations and streamline manufacturing bases. US retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc is in advanced talks to buy ...

Jan 31 2018

China lashes out at Taiwan over cancellation of flights

The authorities said the routes would be used only for civilian flights. Flights between Xiamen and Kinmen first started in 2000 in attempt to boost trade and exchang...

Jan 30 2018

Mustang Sampling Racing takes the victory

It's the fourth podium finish in 12 Rolex starts for Allmendinger, who won the race overall in 2012 driving a prototype. Not only is the Great Britain-based team making i...

Jan 30 2018

Instagram Model Jen Selter Kicked Off American Airlines Flight by Police

She points out that two of the people she was flying with had gotten up to go the washroom, saying she didn't understand why she was being told to sit down. Social media ...

Jan 30 2018

The Boring Company's flamethrower fundraising campaign appears successful

Flamethrowers are now available to pre-order through The Boring Company , which it says is " guaranteed to liven up any party! ". The flamethrower can be brought with ...

Jan 28 2018

European Stocks Rise as ECB Holds Rates

The single currency scaled $1.24 overnight for the first time in over three years, crowning a stellar rise over the past 2-1/2 months from $1.1608 in the first week of No...

Jan 27 2018

Democrat Joe Kennedy to respond to Trump's union speech

Kennedy is also a great-nephew of the late President John F. Kennedy and Sen. The 37-year-old three-term congressman will appear on national TV following Trump's speech...

Jan 26 2018

SpaceX Test-Fires Falcon Heavy Rocket Ahead of Maiden Flight

SpaceX has fired up its newest, biggest rocket in a critical launch pad test. The company has yet to say whether the test was successful. SpaceX founder Elon Musk...

Jan 26 2018

Sarah Sanders Slams Reporter for Tying Trump to Kentucky Shootings

Illustrating the sharp divide on immigration , Trump took aim at Chuck Schumer overnight after the Senate minority leader withdrew an offer to fund a controversial w...

Jan 23 2018

'Serial stowaway' arrested again after flying to London, police say

A woman infamous for her history of stowing away on commercial flights made it past two Transportation Security Administration Agents (TSA) at the O'Hare International Ai...

Jan 23 2018

United Kingdom economic growth for 2019 downgraded by International Monetary Fund amid Brexit uncertainty

The figures were released in World Economic Outlook (WEO) update which was released, in Davos on the sidelines of the World Economic Form (WEF), today. The IMF said g...

Jan 21 2018

Amazon HQ: No to Delaware, Maryland Still in the Running

According to the plan, the headquarters project would be required to create at least 30,000 new full-time jobs and represent a capital investment of at least $3 billion. ...

Jan 21 2018

Macron warns Britain on access to European Union single market

He said: "Mr Macron might want to make sure that cooperation remains as strong as ever and that Britain pulls its weight as far paying for what many would describe as F...

Jan 20 2018

Amazon Prime Membership Fees are about to Increase

Amazon has just increased the cost of Prime membership from $10.99 to $12.99 per month, an 18% increase. However, subscribers who pay for Prime annually will conti...

Jan 20 2018

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg urging people to call Congress over DACA

Also past year, U.S. Republican lawmakers expressed concern that Facebook was suppressing stories from conservative news sources. "There's too much sensationalism, misi...

Jan 20 2018

2 more deaths in North Dakota attributed to flu

For the season, there have been 25 elderly deaths, 12 from ages 50 to 64, three from ages 25 to 49 and two from ages 5 to 17. At this time a year ago, 14 people in the ...