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Stories about Economy

Dec 05 2017

Here's where you can get FREE treats on National Cookie Day!

Insomnia Cookies is giving out a free traditional cookie with any purchase. Whole Foods: Since Friday, Whole Foods has been offering 50 percent off at its cookie...

Dec 05 2017

Amazon finally opens door to Australian customers

Orders will be filled from Amazon's new fulfilment centre in Dandenong South in Melbourne. But JB only charges $1.69 for its cheapest delivery option, making the total ...

Dec 05 2017

Twins who sued Facebook have become Bitcoin billionaires

And it's been a stunning thing to witness: when the Winklevoss's invested in Bitcoins, the currency was trading at just $120. Today, they were named official Bitcoin bi...

Dec 04 2017

Pilots say they will staff all scheduled American Airlines flights for Christmas

In addition, we have more reserve pilots on hand in December than normal months and they provide us with the ability to fly numerous trips that are now uncovered. "The Al...

Dec 03 2017

Economy rebounds: GDP growth rate rises to 6.3% in September quarter

The growth in agriculture, forestry and fishing was 1.7 per cent, mining and quarrying 5.5 per cent, construction 2.6 per cent, and financial, insurance, real estate and ...

Dec 02 2017

Bitcoin rebounds after USA regulator approves futures

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to do so. On Wednesday, bitcoin smashed through $10,000 United States before rocketing past $11,000 U.S. less than 12 hours l...

Dec 02 2017

Elon Musk's huge battery is now powering South Australia

The world's biggest lithium-ion battery has plugged into an Australian state grid, an official said Friday, easily delivering on Tesla Inc. chief executive Elon Musk's 10...

Nov 30 2017

IFFI 2017: "Film personality of the Year" award goes to!

In a fast and disintegrating world, cinema is one of the most worthy examples of unity and integration, said Amitabh Bachchan , who was conferred the Indian Film Persona...

Nov 30 2017

Uber Admits 2.7m UK Users Had Data Stolen In Hack

The group of European data protection authorities said today they set up a task force to probe ride-sharing company Uber. The data is understood to have included names,...

Nov 29 2017

Waymo Trade Secret Trial Delayed After Uber Accused of Sneakily Withholding Evidence

Alsup said it would be a "huge injustice" to force Waymo to go to trial given the new evidence that surfaced in the case, according Reuters. Waymo said that it had lear...

Nov 29 2017

Online Black Friday sales top $1.52 billion, less frenzy at U.S. stores

But they're fighting a circumstance in which online leader Amazon is the first and only stop for many shoppers. With more than $30 billion in sales so far this month, i...

Nov 28 2017

Gas Prices down 17.4 cents in Lima region

On Monday afternoon the average price of a gallon of regular gas was $2.29 while last week's average was $2.47. Gas prices are holding steady this week in Rhode Island....

Nov 26 2017

Oakland County Deputy Killed During Overnight Police Chase

It then entered Oakland County into Brandon Township. Christopher Berak was arraigned Saturday on charges of first-degree homicide and murder of a peace officer. He is ...

Nov 24 2017

Robinho sentenced to nine years for 2013 sexual assault

According to Italian wire service ANSA , the 33-year-old Brazilian, who now plays for Atletico Mineiro in his native country, was convicted, along with five others, of...

Nov 21 2017

Volvo Selling Thousands of Self-Driving Vehicles to Uber

It would be the first of its kind. Previously, we've seen Uber test its self-driving Volvo XC90 SUVs in Pittsburgh, and the company has already established a strong a...

Nov 20 2017

Moody boost for Modi: India's sovereign bond rating raised

The outlook on new rating is stable - this means that factors that can lead to a downgrade of India's rating and the ones that can upgrade its score are evenly balanced. ...

Nov 19 2017

AWEA Concerned With House Tax Reform Bill Leaving Out PTC Agreement

The bill would almost double the standard deduction , from $6,350 to $12,000 for individuals and from $12,700 to $24,000 for married couples. Slaughter and dissenting ...

Nov 17 2017

Missing State Hospital patient left Maui on flight, police say

Hawaii's Gov. David Ige said the public and authorities should have been made aware of the incident sooner, and said the state has started a review of the hospital's prac...

Nov 17 2017

Keystone pipeline in South Dakota shut down after leak detected

TRP has not yet provided a reason for the spill, which occurred just four days before the Nebraska Public Service Commission is expected to announce a decision on an 830...