Economy

Robert De Niro uses F-bomb about Trump on live TV

Robert De Niro uses F-bomb about Trump on live TV The Band's Visit marks Stachel's Broadway debut. She was among six nominees for Best Performance by an Actress in a Musical. Broadway thumbed its nose at Tina Fey and touristy musicals Sunday night by showering " The Band's Visit ", a lovely, human show, with 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. [Full Article...]

Trump casts North Korea summit as ‘one-time shot’ for Kim

Trump casts North Korea summit as ‘one-time shot’ for Kim Kim has the "opportunity the likes of which, almost, if you look into history, very few people have ever had", Trump said. "It's about attitude", Trump said of the summit before meeting Thursday with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The nations' top diplomat also told Phoenix TV that while he is sure Chinese objections to Trump's trade policies will come up during his visit to Beijing - his f... [Full Article...]

Elon Musk has been missing deadlines since he was a kid

Elon Musk has been missing deadlines since he was a kid When that generation III Supercharger launches, said Musk, "we're going to accelerate Supercharger expansion even more". "No one has succeeded in doing this in a very long time in the U.S.". "I'd probably put some sandbag on future dates; that's probably wise", Musk said. In an earlier letter , the company said Model 3 net reservations surpassed 450,000 at the end of the first quarter. [Full Article...]

China warns US no deal if tariffs go ahead

China warns US no deal if tariffs go ahead However, in January of this year, the United States fired the first shot and announced major trade tariffs. China has threatened to hit back with tit-for-tat tariffs on tens of billions of dollars in US goods. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who announced the tariff truce with China, said at the G7 summit in Canada that the USA was pushing for "structural changes" to the Chinese economy... [Full Article...]

Roseanne Barr blames racist tweet on sleeping pills

Roseanne Barr blames racist tweet on sleeping pills The maker of the sleeping drug Ambien has responded to Roseanne Barr's excuse for her controversial tweets. Arnold, who had turbulent four years of marriage with the sitcom star prior to their divorce in 1994 told Cooper that she had a long history of racist tweets. [Full Article...]

Move to Vermont, Work Remotely, Get Paid $10K Under New Bill

Move to Vermont, Work Remotely, Get Paid $10K Under New Bill You will also need to prove you are a full-time remote worker for a company outside of the state. At that point, the worker is eligible for a grant of up to $5,000 to help cover relocation costs and other qualified expenses, such as broadband access and computer hardware. [Full Article...]

Canada hits USA with billions in retaliatory tariffs in steel row

Canada hits USA with billions in retaliatory tariffs in steel row The U.S. administration also launched a national security investigation last week into auto and truck imports, using the same 1962 law it has applied to curb incoming steel and aluminum."The Trump administration seems to regard overt threats, including tariffs and repudiation of previous agreements, as a key element for gaining leverage in trade negotiations", said Eswar Prasad, a former head of t... [Full Article...]

Predicting a France win the world Cup in Russian Federation

Predicting a France win the world Cup in Russian Federation This year, the popular football game's choice to win the World Cup is perhaps a bit surprising, with the title outing France as the tournament's victor based on a simulation of every World Cup match. Without this downloaded, you won't be able to play the new mode and features. Most government officials have been reluctant to share their assessment of the World Cup's economic impact. [Full Article...]

Italy gridlock shakes up global markets

Italy gridlock shakes up global markets Many view the 10-year as a proxy for longer-term growth and inflation expectations, and a thus signal for where the USA economy is headed. They bought German and British government bonds instead, which are seen as more stable. Britain's FTSE 100 sank 1.2 percent and the French CAC 40 slumped 1.2 percent. Bank of America gave up 1.8 percent and Oracle lost 1.2 percent. UniCredit SpA Chief Exec... [Full Article...]

Trump hits Canada, Mexico, EU with steel and aluminum tariffs

Trump hits Canada, Mexico, EU with steel and aluminum tariffs The Trump administration launched a national security investigation last week into vehicle and truck imports, using the same 1962 law that he has applied to curb incoming steel and aluminum . "We had discussions with the European Commission and while we made some progress, they also did not get to the point where it was warranted either to continue the temporary exemption or have a permanent ex... [Full Article...]

Amazon to block Aus shoppers from USA website

From July 1, the GST will apply to overseas sales of low value goods bought by Australians equal to or less than the value of A$1000. A web page featuring Amazon's Australian URL is pictured in this photo illustration April 20, 2017. "Amazon Global Store will allow Australian customers to shop on amazon.com.au for over 4 million items that were previously only accessible on amazon.com". [Full Article...]

European Union declares dark day for trade as Trump slaps steel tariffs

European Union declares dark day for trade as Trump slaps steel tariffs Ross also said the European Union was unwilling to speak about renegotiating trade deals until the Trump administration threatened them with tariffs. "Throughout these talks, the United States has sought to use the threat of trade restrictions as leverage to obtain concessions from the EU", Malmstrom continued in a statement. [Full Article...]

Tesla in Autopilot Mode Crashes Into Parked Police Car in California

Tesla in Autopilot Mode Crashes Into Parked Police Car in California According to Cota, a Tesla on autopilot crashed into a semi-truck at the same location last April. A Tesla sedan in autopilot mode crashed into a parked police vehicle in Laguna Beach, police said . The crash has similarities to other incidents, including a fatal crash in Florida where the driver's "over-reliance on vehicle automation" was determined as a probable cause. [Full Article...]

United States team heading to Singapore to work on summit

United States team heading to Singapore to work on summit Three thousand miles away in Singapore, a team of United States logistics officials arrived late Monday and was expecting the arrival of a corresponding team from Pyongyang. Trump rapidly tweeted that the statement was "very good news" and told reporters that "we're talking to them now". Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was deposed and killed by NATO-backed militants after halting his nascent nucle... [Full Article...]

Petrol prices rise over Rs 3 per litre in 12 days

Petrol prices rise over Rs 3 per litre in 12 days He said there were several reasons contributing to petrol and diesel price rise including the uncertain political conditions in oil exploring countries and the worldwide market. On May 25, it retailed at Rs 77.83 in the city. More than 8p per litre was added to average pump prices between March 26 and May 23 by the big four chains. [Full Article...]

Crude prices down on reports of possible increase in OPEC production

Crude prices down on reports of possible increase in OPEC production Oil prices have gained almost 20 percent so far this year, with Brent briefly rising above $80, driven primarily by coordinated supply cuts by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and partners including Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Maharashtra ready to bring petrol under GST: Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra ready to bring petrol under GST: Devendra Fadnavis Thus reducing the prices of petrol by INR 25 per litre. In Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal city, the petrol price touched Rs 82.47 per litre while diesel reached at Rs 71.66 per litre. The 11-day relentless price increases built pressure on the government for cutting excise duty to give immediate relief to consumers. Under the Manmohan Singh government, the prices of petrol and diesel were regulat... [Full Article...]

Comcast Preparing "Superior" Bid to Purchase Fox

Comcast Preparing Disney in December offered stock then worth $52.4 billion to buy Fox's film, television and worldwide businesses as it bids to beef up its offering against streaming rivals Netflix Inc and Amazon .com Inc. "The structure and terms of any offer by Comcast ... would be at least as favourable to Fox shareholders as the Disney offer". Comcast shares closed down 1.9 percent at $31.88 and Dis... [Full Article...]

More Cohen dealings under scrutiny, as financial document leaker speaks out

More Cohen dealings under scrutiny, as financial document leaker speaks out Trump's financial disclosure, released by the Office of Government Ethics, did not specify the goal of the payment. "In 2016, expenses were incurred by one of Donald J. And this month, Mr. Avenatti took the unusual step of posting leaked financial records that he said showed that Mr. Cohen received money from a firm linked to a Russian oligarch. [Full Article...]

Lyft joins Uber to end forced arbitration for sexual assault victims

Lyft joins Uber to end forced arbitration for sexual assault victims West and Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi took over late past year and have attempted to turn the company around. In a fiercely competitive market, Uber's announcement has already triggered a bandwagon effect-hours later, Lyft also chose to scrap its forced arbitration and confidentiality agreements for assault victims."Today, 48 hours prior to an impending lawsuit against their... [Full Article...]


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