Economy

Vladimir Putin's chilling warning on nuclear threat

Vladimir Putin's chilling warning on nuclear threat The U.S. has said it would exit the agreement because Russian Federation had violated its terms. "We have to ensure we are safe and then they would be complaining that we have and advantage". Putin said. "We are witnessing the collapse of the global system of deterrence". Butina, 30, pleaded guilty last week to a conspiracy charge as part of a deal with the feds for trying to infiltrate conser... [Full Article...]

Can Trump Build the Wall Without Approval from Congress?

Can Trump Build the Wall Without Approval from Congress? The Senate is expected to take up the legislation as soon as today, and send it to the House for passage before the President can sign it into law, although the House is not expected to take it up until Thursday at the earliest. Just last week, Trump told Democratic congressional leaders that he'd be "proud" to shut down the government to get his wall money. She reiterated that "wall funding is ... [Full Article...]

NYT digs deeper into Facebook's creepy data sharing excesses

NYT digs deeper into Facebook's creepy data sharing excesses Although all of the so-called FAANG stocks - an acronym that refers to Facebook, Apple Inc., Amazon.com Inc., Netflix Inc ., and Google-parent Alphabet Inc. Late Tuesday night, the always-crafty Netflix Twitter account replied to tweet with the New York Times article. The social network said in April that data firm Cambridge Analytica may have harvested information on as many as 87 million ... [Full Article...]

Vigilante engineer crafts ultimate revenge on porch pirates

Vigilante engineer crafts ultimate revenge on porch pirates If you've ever been in a situation like this, you just sort of feel violated. And judging by the almost 14 million views of his video after just a day on YouTube , he could give Santa Claus competition in a Christmas popularity contest. He worked with friend Sean Hodgins to design the device, which took about six months, USA Today reported. Rober punked a few porch pirates . Then another. [Full Article...]

Trump Says It Is 'Incredible' Fed Is Considering Another Rate Increase

Trump Says It Is 'Incredible' Fed Is Considering Another Rate Increase In an interview with Reuters last week, Trump said he needed the flexibility of lower rates to support the broader U.S. economy as he fights a growing trade battle against China, and potentially other countries. So far, Powell has taken care to express concern about rising tariffs while noting that they might ultimately prove beneficial if they force China and other nations to lower their trade ... [Full Article...]

Tesla likely to acquire shut GM plants, claims CEO Elon Musk

Tesla likely to acquire shut GM plants, claims CEO Elon Musk But I believe him that he truly is clueless when it comes to smoking weed-which makes it that much sadder he lost $20 million (£16 million) and the chairmanship of his electric auto company over it. For the record, Tesla previously bought a New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc. or NUMMI plant in Fremont, California that closed in 2010 and reopened it later that year. [Full Article...]

Kotex tampons recalled after reports of unraveling, pieces left in body

Kotex tampons recalled after reports of unraveling, pieces left in body The affected products were sold across Canada. Problems related to the recalled products can be reported by health care professionals in the United States to MedWatch and in Canada to Health Canada . No other U by Kotex-branded products are being recalled. Specific lot numbers can be used to identify whether products are part of the recall. HuffPost reached out to Kimberly-Clark for fur... [Full Article...]

Arrested Huawei CFO granted bail with conditions

Arrested Huawei CFO granted bail with conditions The amount of the bail agreed to by the judge was $10 million Canadian Dollars, the equivalent of $7.5 million U.S. Dollars. The Global Times and the China Daily said that Meng had been handcuffed and wore ankle restraints. where the charges against her could land her 30 years in prison. Recent reports have already detailed two financial institutions, British-based Standard Chartered and H... [Full Article...]

Google says it didn't use resources to target Latino voters in 2016

Google says it didn't use resources to target Latino voters in 2016 For instance , Google Search will produce results based on over "200 signals" that examine factors like relevance and freshness, but through objective guidelines. Looming over the tech industry is the possibility of government regulation meant to protect people's data and a deeper look into whether enormous companies like Google , Amazon and Facebook need to be broken up. [Full Article...]

As Theresa May faces leadership vote, a look at what happens next

As Theresa May faces leadership vote, a look at what happens next Theresa May has survived a vote of no confidence in her leadership in a dramatic day in which she has had to fend off a challenge by rebel MPs. But her spokesman was keen to stress: "This vote isn't about who leads the party into the next election, it's about whether it makes sense to change leader at this point in the Brexit negotiations". [Full Article...]

Marlboro maker places $2.4 billion bet on marijuana

Marlboro maker places $2.4 billion bet on marijuana Pending regulatory approval, the deal is expected to close within the first half of 2019. Cronos and other cannabis stocks have been thrust into the spotlight in the past few months following the legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada in October, as well as legalized recreational and medical pot in several USA states last month. [Full Article...]

Farage on Paris Riots, 'Disconnected' Macron: 'Goodness Knows Where This Ends'

Farage on Paris Riots, 'Disconnected' Macron: 'Goodness Knows Where This Ends' The Eiffel Tower and scores of shops on the Champs-Elysees will be closed Saturday as a precaution, as will major museums including the Louvre. A ring of steel surrounded the Elysee Palace itself as police stationed trucks and reinforced steel barriers in streets throughout the neighbourhood. [Full Article...]

Asia shares fall as lift from US-China trade truce ends

Asia shares fall as lift from US-China trade truce ends Federal Reserve (Fed), Michael D. Bauer and Thomas M. Mertens summarize the implications of an inversion succinctly: "Every U.S. recession in the past 60 years was preceded by a negative term spread, that is, an inverted yield curve ". [Full Article...]

China-US trade: China vows speedy action on trade commitments

China-US trade: China vows speedy action on trade commitments The White House and Beijing have essentially reached an agreement to pause the trade war for 90 days while the two sides try to reach a formal trade deal . Through a translator, Xi said that "only with cooperation between us can we serve the interest of global peace and prosperity and that is why I look forward to this meeting". [Full Article...]

Stock Selloff Continues Amid Worries Over U.S.-China Tensions

Stock Selloff Continues Amid Worries Over U.S.-China Tensions The Huawei statement said Meng, who also has gone by the English names Cathy and Sabrina, was detained when she was transferring flights in Canada. industrial leadership. "If someone from the United States is hoping to use threats to an individual's personal safety in order to add weight in the talks, then they have most certainly miscalculated", he said. [Full Article...]

US Becomes Net Oil Exporter For First Time In 75 Years

US Becomes Net Oil Exporter For First Time In 75 Years The selling started after Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih told reporters Thursday morning that a cut of 1 million barrels would be sufficient. "(OPEC) know how to handle markets. OPEC, along with its non-OPEC allies led by Russian Federation, earlier this year decided on increasing their respective production levels, in a bid to cap crude oil prices and bring balance to the market. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says China sending 'strong signals' of trade cooperation

Donald Trump says China sending 'strong signals' of trade cooperation The sentiment is that Trump intentionally oversold his "accomplishments", which are at odds with what other members of his administration are saying. In May, Trump disavowed a joint statement the two countries agreed to in Beijing that made vague pledges for China to buy more agriculture and energy exports. [Full Article...]

Four big differences that could endanger Trump and Xi's trade deal

Four big differences that could endanger Trump and Xi's trade deal Xi has also agreed to purchase "a very substantial amount" of American goods, including agricultural, energy, industrial, and other products, in an effort to reduce the USA trade deficit with China. Wang said the two presidents agreed to keep in close touch with each other through visits, meetings, phone calls and correspondents to continue providing guidance for the bilateral ties. [Full Article...]

Brexit: Corbyn will do BBC debate with May if head-to-head

Brexit: Corbyn will do BBC debate with May if head-to-head However, fellow Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg has written in the Daily Telegraph of an effort to "frighten and to gull (people) into acquiescing to a non-Brexit Brexit ". "A People's Vote is a practical way to get out of the constitutional crisis we are in". May warned that the country would not prosper if politicians did not unite around her plan, and said rebel Tory MPs would leave Britain divide... [Full Article...]

Microsoft briefly ousts Apple as the most valuable company

Microsoft briefly ousts Apple as the most valuable company Below is a chart comparing the market caps of Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT ) going back to 1986. Apple's market cap hovered around US$823.66 billion as of 3:15 pm in NY, while Microsoft's stood at US$823.90 billion, although the two spent much of Monday afternoon jockeying for the top seat in intraday action. [Full Article...]


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