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Stories about Economy

Nov 16 2017

Rugby World Cup 2023 hosts to be decided today

The first round finished with France on 18 votes, 1995 hosts South Africa on 13 and Ireland , who've yet to be the main hosts of a World Cup , eight. "Despite pla...

Nov 16 2017

Don't write oil's 'obituary', IEA says in long-term demand forecast

On the New York Mercantile Exchange crude futures for December delivery fell dropped 1.15% to $55.06 a barrel, while on London's Intercontinental Exchange, edged down 0.0...

Nov 16 2017

Airbus secures its biggest deal valued at $50 bn for 430 planes

I can see a place in transcontinental United States of America and Asia", he said, adding it would suit markets with congested airports but relatively low freight traffic...

Nov 15 2017

Amazon Sells Cloud Assets in China Due to New Rules

Due to compliance issues, Amazon began operating AWS services in 2016 through its partner Sinnet. "In order to comply with Chinese law", Amazon "sold certain physical inf...

Nov 14 2017

Missouri AG subpoenas Google in antitrust investigation

Attorney generals of 37 states reached a $7 million settlement in 2013 over Google's unauthorized collection of Wi-Fi data through its Street View digital-mapping cars. I...

Nov 13 2017

Hasbro Has Made an Offer to Buy Mattel

Hasbro Inc. has made a takeover offer for rival Mattel Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, a potential combination that would unite the two biggest US toy...

Nov 12 2017

Tiffany's Is Finally Offering Breakfast at Tiffany's at the Blue Box Café

The first two can definitely be found at their NY flagship store, and now so can the third thing. Vanity Fair reports that Tiffany & Co. has finally copped to the unb...

Nov 12 2017

Electric shuttle bus returning to downtown Las Vegas roads

A representative for the city of Las Vegas said the shuttle was grazed by a delivery truck. The Navya Arma shuttle that was running in Vegas is equipped with specia...

Nov 10 2017

Toying with danger? Some fidget spinners may have 'toxic' lead levels

Target responded to the report by claiming the toys are made for children 14 and over, so CPSC lead restrictions for children don't apply. The center circle in the F...

Nov 09 2017

No-frills WOW air coming to JFK with $99 fares to Europe

They have introduced the low fares to celebrate their new route from the North London airport to New York's JFK airport. The low-priced Icelandic airline WOW Air ...

Nov 08 2017

Self-Driving Cars With No Human Backups in Testing on Arizona Roads

While Krafcik has yet to say exactly when Waymo's ride-hailing service will launch, the first metropolitan area where people will be able to order a Waymo is Phoenix, he ...

Nov 08 2017

Apple defends new tax haven after Ireland gets tough

Coverage of the documents is being coordinated by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists , which has shared them with major media outlets including T...

Nov 07 2017

Broadcom Makes $130B Unsolicited Bid for Qualcomm

On Monday, Qualcomm's shares were up 3 percent at $63.71 in morning trading, suggesting that investors were skeptical a deal would happen. It has pulled off a string of...

Nov 04 2017

Economy added 35300 jobs last month, unemployment rate up: Statistics Canada

The US unemployment rate dropped to 4.1 percent in October while job creation resumed climbing after the two late-summer hurricanes. When combined with August and Septe...

Nov 03 2017

Opening day of enrollment for federal health insurance marketplace

Remember, the health law has not been repealed, so the Affordable Care Act remains the law of the land. HealthCare.gov has new features meant to make it more user-frien...

Nov 03 2017

Bitcoin Breaks More Records And Hits New All-Time High

Terry Duffy, CME Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, explained: "Given increasing client interest in the evolving cryptocurrency markets, we have made a decis...

Nov 02 2017

Manufacturing barely manages growth in Oct, says PMI report

Indian factory activity barely expanded in October as new orders fell, a survey showed Wednesday, as price rises following the introduction of a goods and services tax dr...

Oct 29 2017

USA crude slips on inventory build, gasoline rallies

But the outlook has shifted in recent weeks, with oil prices posting weekly gains three weeks in a row. The spread, or difference, between Brent and WTI means USA oil i...

Oct 28 2017

Wisconsin man locked in beer cooler cited for drinking

The man was automatically locked inside when midnight struck, officials said. Police said Jeremy Van Ert , 38, told officers he was shopping at the Kwik Trip store T...