Economy

Nicola Sturgeon: I’ll ask for referendum in weeks

Nicola Sturgeon: I’ll ask for referendum in weeks

Ms Sturgeon, the Scottish first minister, has repeatedly said that a Section 30 order would need to be granted by the United Kingdom government and the SNP must have a clear majority of the Scottish s...

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Panera Worker Fired After Mac and Cheese Video

Panera Worker Fired After Mac and Cheese Video

In a statement to The Post , a Panera spokesperson defended the frozen food and its quality. The response to the video on TikTok was mixed: One called Panera "glorified hospital food", while othe...

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Harley-Davidson to temporarily halt production of LiveWire electric motorcycle

Harley-Davidson to temporarily halt production of LiveWire electric motorcycle

The company is betting on electric motorcycles to attract the next generation of younger and more environmentally conscious riders in a bid to reverse declining USA sales. Harley's shares turned lower...

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Toyota Intros AI-Powered Concept Car 10/14/2019

Toyota Intros AI-Powered Concept Car 10/14/2019

As expected from a concept vehicle, the LQ has tons of hi-tech features. Electric vehicle made in the dimensions of 4,530×1,840×1,480 mm with a wheelbase of 2,700 mm and a weight of 1680 kg, it accomm...

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Volkswagen CEO Claims That the Shift to Electric Cars Won't Hurt Margins

Volkswagen CEO Claims That the Shift to Electric Cars Won't Hurt Margins

By doing this, the Germans intend to focus on developing their core brands - Volkswagen , Audi , and Porsche. "We shouldn't spread ourselves too thin", Diess told the newspaper. The German automak...

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China auto sales fall again in 'Golden September' as turnaround hopes fade

China auto sales fall again in 'Golden September' as turnaround hopes fade

Thus, sales have remained lackluster in the "Golden September, Silver October" period when vehicles sales are traditionally seen picking up. That's down 5.2 percent from a year ago. Chinese auto sales...

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Putin says no reliable information about who attacked Saudi oil plants

Putin says no reliable information about who attacked Saudi oil plants

Putin praised Saudi-Russian relations and condemned the Saudi Aramco attacks in a wide-ranging interview with Al Arabiya broadcast on Sunday ahead of his visit to the Kingdom. Saudi Arabia remains ...

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EBay, Stripe join PayPal in exiting Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra

EBay, Stripe join PayPal in exiting Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra

On Oct. 8, senators Schatz and Brown sent public letters to Stripe CEO Patrick Collinson, Mastercard CEO Ajaypal Banga and Visa CEO Alfred Kelly regarding their participation in Facebook-led stablecoi...

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Mack Truck workers begin strike

Mack Truck workers begin strike

The union accuses Mack Trucks, a Volvo Group subsidiary, of having "failed to provide any substantial offer" on sticking points including wage increases, job security, cost-of-living allowances, wage ...

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The vaping crisis has a new name: EVALI

The vaping crisis has a new name: EVALI

CDC, US Food and Drug Administration, state and local health departments, and other clinical and public health partners are investigating the multistate outbreak of lung injury associated with use of ...

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Porsche unveils the mid-range Taycan 4S EV

Porsche unveils the mid-range Taycan 4S EV

The single-layer Performance Battery with a total capacity of 79.2 kWh comes as standard. Breathtaking acceleration and tractive power typical of sports cars as well as outstanding continuously avai...

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Jobless rate in Windsor increases to 6.2 per cent

Jobless rate in Windsor increases to 6.2 per cent

The story isn't as rosy in Alberta, where the employment rate sits at 6.6 per cent. But past year there were more people working in a larger labour force, with 40,100 people employed in a pool of 42,5...

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Bluebell Ice Cream recalled due to discovered pieces of plastic

Bluebell Ice Cream recalled due to discovered pieces of plastic

Labels of the recalled ice cream can be viewed here. The FDA states that consumers who have purchased the item should return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Another ice cream recall...

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VW Atlas Cross Sport Adds Itself To SUV Coupe Segment

VW Atlas Cross Sport Adds Itself To SUV Coupe Segment

The Cross Sport's rear seat bests the bigger Atlas' second-row legroom by 2.8 inches, although VW doesn't say whether the bench slides or reclines. It is 78.3 inches wide and rides on the same 117.3-i...

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"Twisted But...": Minister On "Rs. 120 Crore-A-Day" Remark On Economy

His comments stating that the economy was in sound shape since three films had collected Rs 120 crore in a single day had made him a target of incessant criticism. The minister should face reality, sh...

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Alexa now speaks in Spanish, incorporating into multi-lingual mode

Alexa now speaks in Spanish, incorporating into multi-lingual mode

Spanish support has been expected , but it's been a long time coming - you can already talk to Alexa in Spanish if you live in Mexico and Spain (of course), but now the button has been pressed to e...

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United Kingdom remains a long way from Brexit deal, says source

United Kingdom remains a long way from Brexit deal, says source

The two sides still remain far from a deal by the 31 October withdrawal deadline. The commission said in a statement that there had been "constructive technical-level" talks with the United Kingdom bu...

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UAW boosts strike pay for GM workers as talks continue

UAW boosts strike pay for GM workers as talks continue

Strike pay was initially set to increase from $250 to $275 on January 1, 2020, but was moved up to Sunday after the weekend vote. "This is in light of the increase in strike pay which has given UAW...

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This is what the new VW Golf will look like

This is what the new VW Golf will look like

But with the new Golf finally debuting later this month, VW has decided they better start doing a bit of promo for a auto which, whatever VW wishes, will be the mainstay of the brand for many years ...

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SAP Appoints Co-CEOs as McDermott Steps Down

SAP Appoints Co-CEOs as McDermott Steps Down

Morgan most recently served as president of the Cloud Business Group, overseeing Qualtrics, SAP SuccessFactors, SAP Ariba, SAP Fieldglass, SAP Customer Experience and SAP Concur. Both Morgan and Klein...

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Turkish media say forces capture town of Suluk in NE Syria

Turkish media say forces capture town of Suluk in NE Syria

The deaths brought to at least 38 the number of civilians killed on the Syrian side since start of the assault, according to the Observatory. It also plans to resettle more than three million Syrian...

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Targeting US in Syria 'out of question' says defense minister

Targeting US in Syria 'out of question' says defense minister

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces accused Turkey-backed fighters of killing a Kurdish politician in an ambush on a road in northern Syria on Saturday, drawing a denial from a Turkey-backed re...

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Nissan says no-deal Brexit 'unsustainable'

Nissan says no-deal Brexit 'unsustainable'

The Wearside plant has built 10 million "high quality" vehicles in its history and the Nissan Europe chairman praised its workforce. "There has been many speculations about the current uncertain...

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What's driving Dyson's sudden exit from e-vehicle market?

What's driving Dyson's sudden exit from e-vehicle market?

Possibly because it got caught on the corner of the bed. Members of the development team "have been ingenious in their approach while remaining faithful to our philosophies", Dyson said in the stat...

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Telegram's cryptocurrency kickoff halted by SEC

Telegram's cryptocurrency kickoff halted by SEC

Although the overall goal of the app's ICO was an eye-opening $2 billion, Telegram has scrapped plans to open its offering to the public in order to avoid the murky regulatory waters governing the cry...

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Turkey-backed Syrian rebels seize border town's centre

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels seize border town's centre

Although U.S. troops had no intention of firing on Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, the Pentagon noted they had the right to defend themselves. Germany is home to one of the biggest ...

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Moody's cuts growth forecast for India to 5.8%

Moody's cuts growth forecast for India to 5.8%

Rating agency Standard & Poor's has also lowered its India growth forecast to 6.3 per cent from 7.1 per cent. The cut in forecast follows the Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) recent estima...

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Google is funding climate-change deniers

Google is funding climate-change deniers

According to a report in The Guardian , Google contributed heavily to conservative groups like the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and the American Conservative Union that are in support of r...

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Walmart's US CEO leaves to take top job at Air New Zealand

Walmart's US CEO leaves to take top job at Air New Zealand

He has been CEO of Walmart's US division for the past five years, a period noted for several years of consecutive quarterly sales gains. A close friend of Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon, Furn...

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Federal Reserve to buy $60 billion treasury bills every month

Federal Reserve to buy $60 billion treasury bills every month

The Federal Reserve is extending its repurchase agreement (repo) operations through at least January of 2020 to ensure reserve supplies are enough to mitigate risk of money market pressures. It also...

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Civil service exam trainers become China's richest education entrepreneurs

Civil service exam trainers become China's richest education entrepreneurs

Ren is worth $3 billion and is in the top 200. Among the most significant movers on this year's list, Colin Huang Zheng, 39, founder of 4-year-old e-commerce upstart Pinduoduo , jumped into the t...

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Toyota’s 2021 RAV4 hybrid gets a plug

Toyota’s 2021 RAV4 hybrid gets a plug

The coverage will include the company's hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and fuel cell electric vehicles. Pricing for the 2020 RAV4 Hybrid starts at $29,220 including the $1,120 destination charge, rising ...

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Pentagon Confirms US Forces in Syria Came Under Turkish Artillery Fire

Pentagon Confirms US Forces in Syria Came Under Turkish Artillery Fire

The battle for Ras al Ain raged as Turkey pursued a four-day-old, cross-border offensive against a Syrian Kurdish militia despite an outcry from the USA and European Union and warnings of poss...

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WeWork's Private School, WeGrow Closing Its Doors in 2020

WeWork's Private School, WeGrow Closing Its Doors in 2020

But that plan unraveled amid questions about its future profitability. WeWork is also in talks with longtime financial backers about new financing. The co-working company will need fresh capital by ...

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Bed Bath & Beyond Rockets on CEO Succession

Bed Bath & Beyond Rockets on CEO Succession

Liquidity can have a profound impact on how violently stock prices can move in either direction, and the reasons have to do with the nature of the market in a stock's shares. (NASDAQ: BBBY ) were rele...

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