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Sep 14 2019

China to lift punitive tariffs on U.S. soybeans, pork

On Wednesday, Beijing and Washington both made concessions on planned tariffs , helping lift global stocks as well as China's yuan currency. "I'd rather get the wh...

Sep 12 2019

Wendy's plans nationwide breakfast launch for 2020

Interestingly enough, Chew Boom featured Wendy's hard-to-find breakfast menu back in July. The burger chain said Monday that it plans to bring breakfast items acros...

Sep 12 2019

Nirmala Sitharaman asks Congress to speak in one voice on Kashmir

The auto industry wants GST on cars to be cut to 18% from 28% to reverse a sales slump. On the mega-merger of public sector banks, she said the government has announc...

Sep 11 2019

Judgy-Pants: Tesla-Driver-Napping-on-Autopilot Edition

In the same interview, Randall adds that this particular incident taught him an important lesson: to keep his eyes peeled whenever he spots a Tesla in traffic because w...

Sep 10 2019

Man caught asleep at the wheel of self-driving vehicle

This is the latest incident involving a driver seemingly asleep at the wheel of one of Tesla's self-driving cars. It appears the passenger in the front seat was asleep ...

Sep 05 2019

Facebook to roll out 'Face Recognition' privacy feature

The old feature enabled users to choose whether Facebook could suggest that their friends tag them in photos, without giving them control over other uses of the technol...

Sep 04 2019

Walmart to stop selling ammunition for handguns, assault-style weapons

In response to the shootings, Walmart also asked that customers no longer openly carry firearms into its stores or Sam's Clubs in states where "open carry" was permitted ...

Sep 02 2019

A day-by-day breakdown of Hurricane Dorian’s risky and uncertain path

Dorian will keep moving westward through the weekend but is forecast to turn northward, towards the Carolinas, as it approaches the east coast of Florida early next week,...

Sep 01 2019

Canadian wins jackpot, but kept it a secret for 10 months

Truoung stated: 'The very first thing I assumed was, "I'm going to be able to pay off everything!" and I used to be completely satisfied simply to try this'. His niece sp...

Aug 30 2019

China’s central bank to issue own cryptocurrency as soon as November

The news comes after China has been actively cracking down on domestic and global trading of cryptocurrencies by its citizens. The new currency will initially be made...

Aug 26 2019

Oil Prices Plunge As China Retaliates With Tariffs On US Goods

Trump remarked that the USA does not need China and would be "far better off without them" and subsequently ordered American companies to "immediately start looking for a...

Aug 26 2019

Trump’s only regret on China is ‘not raising tariffs higher’

He was asked whether he had "any second thoughts on escalating the trade war" with China, after he announced higher tariffs late Friday. " President Trump responded in t...

Aug 26 2019

Johnson, Trump discuss global trade ahead of G7 meeting

Asked whether he was having second thoughts, he replied: "I have second thoughts about everything". "We're going to do a very big trade deal - bigger than we've ever ha...

Aug 22 2019

Donald Trump raises pressure on Fed's Jerome Powell to cut interest rates

Trump's midday comments came just hours after he continued to pressure the Fed and the central bank's chairman to lower interest rates, saying its policies were hamperi...

Aug 22 2019

Trump defends China trade war, says ‘I am the Chosen One’

Trump - who had earlier approvingly retweeted a description of himself as the King of Israel - said his predecessors had allowed the United States to be taken advantag...

Aug 20 2019

Tim Cook makes good case that China tariffs harm Apple, aid Samsung

The leaders of the big U.S. companies continue to try, backstage, to influence the sometimes somewhat muscular policy of the White House - and it is in this context that ...

Aug 20 2019

Northern Ireland police say officers targeted in border explosion

Nobody was injured, but police have closed roads on the southern side of the border at the request of of the Police Service of Northern Ireland, the Irish Times reporte...

Aug 18 2019

Treasury Yields Take Breather From Week-long Slide — BOND REPORT

The yield curve refers to the range of yields, or effective interest rates, on government bonds issued by the U.S. Treasury. It is seen as a sign that investors want ...

Aug 17 2019

Fed's Bullard Says U.S. Economy Is Sound Despite Trade Uncertainty

The stock market, which fell 800 points today , looks pretty distressed too. As it stood, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down more than 2.4% on Wednesday along...

Aug 17 2019

Stock market sinks on growing recession fears

The losses come a day after stocks rallied when the Trump administration delayed tariffs on about $160bn in Chinese goods that were set to take effect on September 1. Ten...