Economy

Donald Trump threatens additional $100 billion tariffs against China

Donald Trump threatens additional $100 billion tariffs against China China is the top overseas market for US soybeans. "Economies around the world - including China's own - would benefit if China would implement policies that truly reward hard work and innovation, rather than continuing its policies that distort the vital high-tech sector", he said. [Full Article...]

Corpse kept in freezer for 3 years in Kolkata

Corpse kept in freezer for 3 years in Kolkata Different chemicals were recovered by the police from their residence. Police informed that Subhabrata had been withdrawing his mother's pension ever since she died. "He said the hospital turned him away and it was then that he chose to preserve the body himself". Later, he changed his statement and said that he did this to get her pension as he was unemployed . [Full Article...]

Sugar tax fallout: is the industry ready?

Sugar tax fallout: is the industry ready? Emma Clifford, Mintel's Associate Director Food & Drink said: "Although Brits have ingrained healthy eating intentions and have upped their efforts to cut down on their sugar intake, the majority of British adults are overweight or obese and Britain is ranked the sixth fattest nation in the world". [Full Article...]

Olympics champion Sally Pearson 'gutted' over withdrawal from Commonwealth Games 2018

Olympics champion Sally Pearson 'gutted' over withdrawal from Commonwealth Games 2018 The captain of the Australian athletics team reportedly informed her teammates this morning that she has been forced to withdraw from the 2018 competition due to an Achilles injury. "I did everything I possibly could". But that had changed in modern times, with Horton's victory the first since Ian Thorpe at Manchester in 2002. [Full Article...]

Tiger battles through with clutch shots in Masters return

Tiger battles through with clutch shots in Masters return With an expectant gallery looking on, Woods hit his tee shot at the par-four first left into the pine straw but emerged with an opening par . He managed to find the positives. "I just didn´t want to drop it", Woods said. He hit a 9-iron into Rae's Creek. "That was bad", he said. I was quite embarrassed but I said the last thing that's going to happen is me getting carried out of here on a s... [Full Article...]

Virgin Galactic completes first rocket-powered test flight since 2014

Virgin Galactic completes first rocket-powered test flight since 2014 The company faced a major setback in 2014 when a Virgin Galactic spaceship exploded over California during a test flight, killing one of the craft's co-pilots. This was the first time Unity has achieved supersonic flight. "Space feels tantalisingly close now", Branson tweeted after Unity's landing. Branson said in February that he would be "very disappointed" if Virigin Galactic does not la... [Full Article...]

Trump to tout tax overhaul in West Virginia

Trump to tout tax overhaul in West Virginia Trump on Thursday complained about catch-and-release policies and family based migration, in which immigrants sponsor their relatives to join them in the U.S. "They don't want to mention that". "You're not getting that help right now", Trump said. He invited roundtable participants to publicly praise him. [Full Article...]

BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Received "Underweight" Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co

BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Received Santander Consumer Usa Hdg I now has $5.81B valuation. If, for instance, a stock's volumes suddenly increase by a noteworthy amount, it's usually a sign that the level of conviction behind the trade is high. A company that has a large presence may help ease investor worry, especially in a down market climate. It operates through four segments: Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore, and Coal. [Full Article...]

Some Delta And Sears Customers Are Affected By This Data Breach

Some Delta And Sears Customers Are Affected By This Data Breach The stock exchanged hands with 6,378,265 shares as compared to average trading capacity of 8.37M shares, yielding a market cap of $38.13B. Westover Capital Advisors LLC now owns 16,989 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $951,000 after buying an additional 1,306 shares in the last quarter. [Full Article...]

Cars demand drops by 16 per cent in March

Cars demand drops by 16 per cent in March The SMMT had predicted a "softening" of new auto sales last month as March 2017 saw a record high for registrations due to many motorists buying cars before changes to vehicle excise duty came into effect. So it's not exactly doom and gloom for the United Kingdom vehicle industry. "That evidence would suggest once again that the Government would do well to clarify its position on diesels and t... [Full Article...]

The Vast Majority of Americans Believe They Are Being 'Fed' Fake News

The Vast Majority of Americans Believe They Are Being 'Fed' Fake News Tribune owns Dallas TV station KDAF-TV (Channel 33), the city's CW affiliate, so the purchase would mean new ownership for the station. A video with dozens of news anchors reading a script about "fake stories" put in stark visual terms what for weeks had largely been an academic debate about media consolidation and the Sinclair Broadcast Group's efforts to promote a consistent messag... [Full Article...]

Million Accounts Removed for Promoting Terrorism Since 2015

Million Accounts Removed for Promoting Terrorism Since 2015 The company claimed that this was a direct result of the hard work they had put in to make their site a no-go zone for terrorist activities and those who intend to promote it through social media. Between July and December 2017, roughly 270,000 accounts were permanently suspended. Twitter noted these concerns, stating: "With the passage of new legislation and ongoing regulatory discussions tak... [Full Article...]

Thailand-bound flight escorted safely back to Singapore after bomb threat

Thailand-bound flight escorted safely back to Singapore after bomb threat Passenger and two companions face investigation after Singapore air force fighter planes escort the airliner back to safety. Scoot, the budget carrier of Singapore Airlines , said that all 173 passengers and six crew aboard the Airbus A320 were safe and that the flight TR634 would resume its journey to Hat Yai in the evening. [Full Article...]

Gold rises more than 1 percent on renewed US-China trade tensions

Gold rises more than 1 percent on renewed US-China trade tensions Retaliation from China, the world's largest gold consumer, earlier propelled spot gold prices to a one-week high at US$1,348.06 per ounce as the USA dollar tumbled against the yen and equities dipped. However, the threat to a global economic recovery from the U.S. "China will account for the largest share of gains, thanks to improving price expectations and a desire for safe-haven assets", it said... [Full Article...]

RBI leaves repo rates unchanged at 6 per cent

RBI leaves repo rates unchanged at 6 per cent The Reserve Bank of India ( RBI ) in its first bi-monthly monetary policy statement for 2018-19 made a decision to keep key interest rates unchanged. Worldwide crude oil prices have become volatile in the recent period, with a distinct hardening bias in the second half of March, even as the increase in shale production was more than expected. [Full Article...]

Telefonica comes out on top in British mobile airwaves auction

Telefonica comes out on top in British mobile airwaves auction The total amount of spectrum sold off equates to about three-quarters of the total spectrum sold in the 2013 4G spectrum auction , which raised £2.34bn and was deemed a disappointment given that the previous 3G auction in 2000 netted the government £22.5bn . [Full Article...]

A comprehensive run-down of the UK's marketing and media gender pay gap

A comprehensive run-down of the UK's marketing and media gender pay gap This week saw the deadline for private companies with more than 250 employees to reveal the difference in hourly rate paid to men and women. Live Nation has an average pay gap of 46% (mean) and 31% (median). Retailer Karen Millen reported paying men nearly 50 per cent more than women despite them making up 84 per cent of the firm's top positions. There have also been a number of companies wh... [Full Article...]

Boost for Britain: Peugeot to build new van at Vauxhall's Luton plant

Boost for Britain: Peugeot to build new van at Vauxhall's Luton plant Luton Council has agreed an investment package with Peugeot SA to create new jobs and secure a bright future for the town's Vauxhall van factory and the livelihoods of almost 1500 workers. As part of the Luton Investment Framework we have consistently said jobs, skills and training are central, and once again we have been able to deliver on this. [Full Article...]

Quantitative Investment Management LLC Acquires Shares of 801700 Nike (NYSE:NKE)

Quantitative Investment Management LLC Acquires Shares of 801700 Nike (NYSE:NKE) The stock increased 2.07% or $1.33 during the last trading session, reaching $65.45. Trading volume, or volume, is the number of shares or contracts that point towards the overall activity of a security or market for a given period. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in Q4 2017. It is negative, as 70 investors sold NKE shares while 501 reduced holdings. 147 funds opened positions while 670 ... [Full Article...]

Royal Dutch Shell's (RDSB) "Overweight" Rating Reaffirmed at Barclays

Royal Dutch Shell's (RDSB) If we take a long term observation, shares have been trading at a distance of -1.85% from the 200-day moving average. The S&P 500 gained 1.26 percent to close at 2,614.45, with tech rising 1 percent and energy leading. Simply put, the ATR determines the volatility of a security over a given period of time, or the tendency of the security to move one direction or another. [Full Article...]


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