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Stories about Economy

Apr 18 2018

International Monetary Fund warns trade disputes could derail global growth

Ghana has lost its mantle as the African economy likely to grow the quickest this year to Ethiopia, which has held the position for most of the past decade, according to ...

Apr 17 2018

Starbucks protests continue in Philadelphia while CEO performs damage control

The problem? No crime was committed, even though they were cuffed and hauled away for suspicion of trespassing. Activists held a sit in at the Starbucks coffee shop o...

Apr 17 2018

Judge: Class-action lawsuit against Facebook for using facial recognition may proceed

The lawsuit has three plaintiffs, but a class-action status could potentially include millions of IL users. According to a court order, the class of people are Facebook...

Apr 17 2018

Minutes investigation questions Allegiant Airlines safety, airline battles back

The Associated Press reported that investigators with the news program found that between January 1, 2016, and October 2017, the Las Vegas-based airline experienced mo...

Apr 16 2018

Carrie Underwood 'Ready' For ACM Awards After Freak Accident

The red-carpet pre-show is set to formally begin at 6:00 p.m. This is not a political awards show so much as it just is a chance to hear some music and maybe a little b...

Apr 15 2018

Narendra Modi Finally Responds On The Rape Cases In The Country

However, he was greeted with black flags and black balloons upon his arrival in Chennai . There were at least 10,000 police personnel present to prevent the situation fr...

Apr 14 2018

Nolan Arenado, Luis Perdomo and 2 others suspended for Rockies-Padres brawl

Arenado was also charged as a co-instigator of the fight after charging the mound and is planning to appeal. " Rockies outfielder Gerardo Parra has received a four-game...

Apr 13 2018

'Yodeling Kid' goes from Walmart to Ellen

Forbes has announced that along with Ramsey's rise in popularity, the song from the viral video Lovesick Blues rose by 2452% on Spotify's Global Viral 50 chart. Damn...

Apr 11 2018

Horizons S&P 500 Covered Call ETF (HSPX) Rises 1.6% for April 5

The Philadelphia semiconductor index fell 3.1 percent. "The market has vacillated between writing it off as just talk and assuming there could be a serious problem", ...

Apr 11 2018

Oil gains on surprise drawdown in USA crude inventories

Oil markets stabilized on Monday after having lost around 2 percent last Friday as concerns grew over the impact on global growth from an intensifying trade dispute betwe...

Apr 09 2018

Nadal routs Zverev, Ferrer outlasts Kohlschreiber to lead Spain past Germany

The 31-year-old Nadal hardly put a foot wrong on his return, having produced 14 of his 30 winners in the opening set of a lop-sided contest. But 16-times Grand Slam vic...

Apr 05 2018

Rain and snow showers possible today

All three local sporting events that were scheduled for home events on Tuesday have been canceled, according to Helena School District activit... The Omaha area will ...

Apr 05 2018

MP Sarah Champion wants to help Rotherham firms close gender pay gap

Employers who fail to comply could face court action and an "unlimited" fine. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) reported an average gender pay gap of 38%. Over ...

Apr 04 2018

Disney Offers to Buy Sky News As Murdoch Attempts Sky Takeover

In an attempt to stave off CMA concerns, an offer has been tabled that would see Disney buy Sky News to add to its portfolio of TV channels. Rupert Murdoch ratchete...

Apr 03 2018

Trump renews call for Congress to pass border legislation

The BuzzFeed report notes that "no one has made any effort to stop" the migrants as they travel through Mexico without authorization. " Democrats want No Borders, henc...

Apr 02 2018

Donald Trump slams Amazon for paying 'no taxes'

Earlier disclosures submitted to the US Senate showed that Amazon employs about 15 lobbyists, with another 15 outside lobbying firms who each assign more lobbyists to w...

Apr 02 2018

Widow of the Pulse nightclub shooter found not guilty

Upon being notified that she was not guilty, Salman and a member of her legal team burst into tears. A visibly anxious Salman, wearing a dark suit, stood in federal cou...

Apr 01 2018

Tim Cook disapproves Facebook's business model

As he sat with Hayes and Swisher at Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago, IL, Cook wasn't shy with his words when it came to what he would do in Mark Zuckerberg...

Mar 29 2018

Saudi Arabia, Softbank, sign $200bn deal to build world's largest solar park

The farm, which could cost $200 billion would be partially bankrolled by Japanese SoftBank and would involve the construction of solar parks throughout Saudi Arabia and a...