Economy

Trump struggles to achieve 3% economic goal as growth slows

Trump struggles to achieve 3% economic goal as growth slows

A widening trade deficit and less inventory accumulation may have knocked as much as 1.7 percentage point off the headline growth figure, ING Bank NV estimated before the July 26 data. According to ...

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Sports Direct delays its results again

Sports Direct delays its results again

At the time, Sports Direct said the delay was due to "complexities of the integration into the company of the House of Fraser business" which was bought a year ago. The group said on Friday it mad...

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Apple Card Launch Said to be Just a Few Weeks Away

Apple Card Launch Said to be Just a Few Weeks Away

Apple's revolutionary new credit card is still on track to launch this summer, but despite this week's release of iOS 12.4 in preparation for the new Apple Card, it looks like we'll still have to ...

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Hot weather disrupts services and triggers warning

Hot weather disrupts services and triggers warning

The hot weather, particularly direct sunlight, can cause track temperatures to rise to more than 50°C. As temperatures continue to soar across the United Kingdom this week, Network Rail has activate...

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Taco seasoning sold at HEB, Walmart recalled due to possible Salmonella

Taco seasoning sold at HEB, Walmart recalled due to possible Salmonella

The product is sold in select retail grocery stores across the nation, including stores located in Ohio. Be extra wary of products with "Best if Used By" dates from June 26 to June 29, 2019, which are...

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Boeing reports record quarterly loss of $4.1 billion

Boeing reports record quarterly loss of $4.1 billion

Southwest was unchanged at $54.72 in thin volume before the start of trading in NY. However, the loss didn't come as a surprise since the airline giant made an announcement last week stating that t...

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Husband Gives Wife a Birthday Cake Shaped Like Her Favorite Thing

Husband Gives Wife a Birthday Cake Shaped Like Her Favorite Thing

On McGuire's birthday, July 19, her husband, Waylon "Mac" McGuire, came home with a cake, which was shaped like an Amazon package. But so realistic was the sweet treat that Emily actually thought it...

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Gold silver prices rule flat amid thin trading

Gold silver prices rule flat amid thin trading

Place gold XAU= was up 0.7% at $1,426.62 per ounce as of0951 GMT, yet was still except recently's optimal at $1,452.60. Sovereign gold also advanced by ₹100 to ₹27,500 per eight gram. Gold rates inc...

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There will soon be a ‘Baby Shark’ cereal

There will soon be a ‘Baby Shark’ cereal

WGN-TV reports the cereal will be aimed at kids with very colorful pink, blue and yellow loops flavored like berries and with shark-shaped marshmallows. The song is also being transformed into an ani...

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What happens if you don't claim your $125 Equifax money?

What happens if you don't claim your $125 Equifax money?

Back in September 2017, Equifax, an online data and analytics company with a focus on credit monitoring, announced their database was breached, resulting in the exposure of credit information of 14...

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Irish PM says no-deal Brexit could lead to united Ireland

Irish PM says no-deal Brexit could lead to united Ireland

Irish deputy prime minister Simon Coveney said Mr Johnson's comments in the Commons on Thursday setting out his Brexit plans were "very unhelpful". Meanwhile, Mary Lou McDonald, Sinn Féin's presid...

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European Central Bank puts inflation target in focus, opens door to easing

European Central Bank puts inflation target in focus, opens door to easing

The European Central Bank has given a clear signal that it will join the US Federal Reserve in seeking to boost global growth as it expressed concern about flagging levels of activity and undersho...

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Twitter beats revenue expectations, sees rise in daily users viewing ads

Twitter beats revenue expectations, sees rise in daily users viewing ads

Analysts on average were expecting about $869.3 million. The company reported a rise in monthly active users in the first quarter, fuelling speculation that Twitter was returning to growth, but has ...

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NKorea TV broadcast says missile test is warning to South

NKorea TV broadcast says missile test is warning to South

But after a national security council meeting later Thursday, South Korea's presidential Blue House said the weapons North Korea launched were assessed as "a new kind of short-range ballistic mi...

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Trump threatens to retaliate for France's digital services tax

Trump threatens to retaliate for France's digital services tax

President Donald Trump threatened France with "substantial reciprocal action" after the country implemented a digital tax on tech companies. "I've always liked American wines better than French...

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Trump refuses to shield Apple's Mac Pros from China tariffs

Trump refuses to shield Apple's Mac Pros from China tariffs

The tariffs are 25% on certain parts, which means that customers might be footing the bill. Apple previously stressed that Trump's tariffs could push prices for its products even higher, making it...

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Amazon in rare profit whiff as earnings disappoint

Amazon in rare profit whiff as earnings disappoint

A year of record profit came to an end for Amazon although the company said the net sales increased 20 per cent to $63.4 billion in the second quarter, compared with $52.9 billion in second quarter of...

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Oil Crawls Up Amid Middle East Tensions; Weak Demand Outlook Caps Gains

Oil Crawls Up Amid Middle East Tensions; Weak Demand Outlook Caps Gains

Oil prices rose sharply on Thursday, with rising tensions in the Middle East and a big fall in USA crude inventories offering some support. Pumpjacks are seen against the setting sun at the Daqing o...

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Facebook fined $5 billion

Facebook fined $5 billion

U.S. regulators are expected to unveil Wednesday a settlement with Facebook - a reported $5bn fine that might be the least painful part of the agreement for the social network. In late 2018, Facebook ...

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Tesla shares, bonds under pressure as Musk changes tune on profit

Tesla shares, bonds under pressure as Musk changes tune on profit

Besides releasing its financial results, Tesla revealed that its longtime chief technology officer, Jeffrey Straubel, is stepping down from the position to become an adviser. Straubel reiterated that ...

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Cambridge Analytica Scandal Leads to $5 Billion Fine for Facebook

Cambridge Analytica Scandal Leads to $5 Billion Fine for Facebook

With the focus kept on social media, it could mean Facebook's growth into other markets is not of interest. The settlement, which lawmakers and privacy experts criticized as a "slap on the wrist" ...

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Markets Right Now: Boeing, Caterpillar weigh on U.S

Markets Right Now: Boeing, Caterpillar weigh on U.S

The S&P 500 SPX climbed around 14 points, or 0.5%, to end near 3,020 while the Nasdaq jumped around 70 points to close near 8 ,322, a gain of 0.8%. Weak earnings reports from Caterpillar, Boeing an...

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Nissan to slash 12,500 jobs

Nissan to slash 12,500 jobs

The firm is reining in its operations after years of expansion under former chairman Carlos Ghosn , who was ousted last year after being accused of financial crimes. Nissan earlier adjusted producti...

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Elon Musk's main worry about the record-setting Tesla Model 3

Elon Musk's main worry about the record-setting Tesla Model 3

The company also generated $614 million in cash during the quarter, helping to fatten its bank account to $5 billion through June. What that's telling us is that the dropoff in Model X and Model ...

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Dunkin' to add Beyond Meat sausages in breakfast sandwiches

Dunkin' to add Beyond Meat sausages in breakfast sandwiches

The plant-based breakfast sandwich will cost $4.29 , a similar price to the other breakfast sandwiches at Dunkin' . Now, Dunkin Donuts' hopping on the wave as the latest company to add meatless sa...

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FDA launches TV ad campaign with to curb teen vaping

FDA launches TV ad campaign with to curb teen vaping

In 2018, more than 3.6 million middle and high school students across the United States were current e-cigarette users. On " Good Morning America ", ABC News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. "We don'...

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Georgia Woman Fired Gun in McDonald's over Cold Fries, Led Speed Chase

Georgia Woman Fired Gun in McDonald's over Cold Fries, Led Speed Chase

The restaurant owner told WTOC-TV that the woman walked out with her fries before she angrily barged back in, complaining about the food and demanding a refund. Instead, the victim, 19-year-old fast...

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Probe into Facebook cryptocurrency ‘being considered by MPs’

Probe into Facebook cryptocurrency ‘being considered by MPs’

Of course, these websites are scam operations trying to get people to turn over their personal and maybe even credit card information. The emergence of fake accounts and the fact that Facebook had...

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Airline Passenger Smashes Boyfriend With Laptop for 'Looking at Other Women'

Airline Passenger Smashes Boyfriend With Laptop for 'Looking at Other Women'

A different woman on the flight - whose identity is unknown - AirDropped it to her and her brother. Another passenger's video shows the slap. F-k you!' the unhinged woman screams, hitting him as h...

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Will Boris Johnson deliver Brexit?

Will Boris Johnson deliver Brexit?

President Trump, who previously endorsed Johnson for the position, was among the first world leaders who congratulated Johnson on the victory. French President Emmanuel Macron and president of the E...

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DOJ Opens Sweeping Anti-Trust Probe of Big Tech Firms

DOJ Opens Sweeping Anti-Trust Probe of Big Tech Firms

The Antitrust Division will work to determine whether companies such as Facebook , Google , and Apple have "reduced competition, stifled innovation, or otherwise harmed consumers" as they've grown...

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Coke shares hit all-time high as new drinks win customers

Coke shares hit all-time high as new drinks win customers

The beverage giant reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $2.61 billion, or 61 cents per share, up from $2.32 billion, or 54 cents per share, a year earlier. It now expects organic revenues to g...

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Xiaomi Becomes Youngest Company on Fortune Global 500 List For 2019

Xiaomi Becomes Youngest Company on Fortune Global 500 List For 2019

The firm moved up to 177th place in 2019, up 176 positions since previous year as well as the biggest upward move for any single company on the list. The list was released on Monday and featured all...

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International Monetary Fund sees a weaker global economy; Canada unchanged

International Monetary Fund sees a weaker global economy; Canada unchanged

Trade conflicts are undercutting investment and weakening manufacturing, and the International Monetary Fund urged countries to avoid using tariffs to resolve their differences. The IMF cautioned ...

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All-Electric F-150 Prototype: Tows 1M+ Pounds | F-150 | Ford

All-Electric F-150 Prototype: Tows 1M+ Pounds | F-150 | Ford

Ford has been making references to an electric F-150 pickup, and it states that "development continues" on the truck, but it hasn't physically presented the project until now. "We think it's going to ...

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