Economy

'Yodeling Kid' goes from Walmart to Ellen

'Yodeling Kid' goes from Walmart to Ellen The concert will start at 5 p.m. EST and will all be streamed via Walmart's Facebook and Twitter accounts. Ramsey was overcome with emotion by the incredible news. After his solo performance of " Lovesick Blues ", where Mason sings/yodels and plays the guitar beautifully, Ellen returns to the stage to present him with a $15,000 scholarship for college and a gig at the Grand Ole Opry this com... [Full Article...]

USA oil closes lower Friday after Trump's latest China trade threats

USA oil closes lower Friday after Trump's latest China trade threats New York-traded West Texas Intermediate crude futures jumped $1.56, or about 2.5 per cent, to $65.02 a barrel while Brent crude futures, the benchmark for oil prices outside the US, rose $1.66, or roughly 2.4 per cent, to $70.31 a barrel. [Full Article...]

Davis Cup: Spain beats Germany 3-2 to reach semifinals

Davis Cup: Spain beats Germany 3-2 to reach semifinals Nadal and the local crowd erupted in celebration when the 33rd-ranked Ferrer successfully served for the match after breaking Kohlschreiber's serve in the previous game. Kohlschreiber twice fought back from a set down, but former French Open runner-up Ferrer broke in the 11th game of the decider and held his nerve on serve after nearly five hours on court. [Full Article...]

Sears and Delta customers may have had payment data exposed

Sears and Delta customers may have had payment data exposed In this case, [24] 7.ai was infected with a fairly unsophisticated strain of malware that attempted to intercept incoming payment information by grabbing form contents. (NYSE: DAL ) are gapping up 0.72% pre-market with a price of $54.28 on the stock. (NYSE: DAL ) for 33,550 shs. Ccm Advisers Lc invested in 0.11% or 10,600 shares. [Full Article...]

China and US Bare Trade War Teeth — CARTOON

China and US Bare Trade War Teeth — CARTOON While about a third of US production goes to the Asian country annually, China previous year bought more of the oilseed from Brazil . But it hasn't come to that - not yet, anyway. At this moment, China appears to be attacking states - and workers - that voted for Trump in the 2016 election. As Trump said, the USA tariffs came after an investigation into the theft of U.S. [Full Article...]

NYSE Goofs With Wrong Flag In Celebrating Spotify's IPO

NYSE Goofs With Wrong Flag In Celebrating Spotify's IPO The Swedish-based music streaming service finished its first day at $US149 a share , valuing the company at $US26.5 billion. The direct listing by the Stockholm-founded company was the largest on record. Furthermore, MIDia Research's Mark Mulligan believes Spotify can also bolster original content by bringing in music documentaries, artist information, special music features, news article... [Full Article...]

Fox proposes selling Sky News to Disney

Fox proposes selling Sky News to Disney Under the deal described by Fox, Disney would buy Sky News and add it to its existing channel portfolio. One of these will see Disney making an offer to buy Sky News from Fox outright, thus potentially alleviating worries that the respected United Kingdom news channel may adopt a Fox News-style modus operandi post acquisition. [Full Article...]

Trump Takes His Anti-Immigrant Tweets to a New Level

Trump Takes His Anti-Immigrant Tweets to a New Level As many noticed, the tweet came after Fox & Friends ran a segment on 1,200 people who are seeking asylum in Mexico City, speculating about whether "two-thirds" of them would come to the USA via "caravans". Currently, the program is not accepting any additional applications. With a filthy horde of "caravan immigrants" heading straight through Mexico to the US, Trump has called for a national secu... [Full Article...]

Why does Donald Trump have a problem with Amazon?

Why does Donald Trump have a problem with Amazon? Some retail competitors believe the third-party vendor policy gives the retail giant an unfair advantage, which may very well be true - Amazon reported a provisional tax expense of roughly $200m in U.S. The USPS could charge more . But White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders said no specific policies were on the table in regards to Amazon. Sources say Amazon had cut ties from the lobbying firm... [Full Article...]

Pulse jury will soon announce verdict in widow's trial

Pulse jury will soon announce verdict in widow's trial She is the widow of Omar Mateen , who killed 49 people when he opened fire at the gay club. During the trial, prosecutors said Mateen, who was born in NY to Afghan immigrants, meant to attack Disney World's shopping and entertainment complex by hiding a gun in a stroller but became spooked by police and instead chose the gay club as his target. [Full Article...]

Facebook Fallout Spreads With Product Delay, Privacy Overhaul

Facebook Fallout Spreads With Product Delay, Privacy Overhaul Earlier this month, whistleblower Christopher Wylie revealed political consulting company Cambridge Analytica had obtained profiles on 50 million Facebook users via an academic researcher's personality prediction app . Manage who sees your posts and profile information: You own what you share on Facebook , and you can manage things like who sees your posts and the information you choose to... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia and SoftBank plan world's largest solar project

Saudi Arabia and SoftBank plan world's largest solar project The first solar panels will be imported from an established manufacturer, Son said, but all the equipment for the project will be manufactured in Saudi Arabia after the first couple of years. The Indian-born dealmaker, valued for his Silicon Valley connections and growth-company investments, spearheaded major offshore acquisitions for SoftBank . [Full Article...]

Oil eases back from 2018 highs above $70 a barrel

Oil eases back from 2018 highs above $70 a barrel LONDON-Oil prices edged down Wednesday on the back of an unexpected rise in US crude stockpiles and a strengthening USA dollar. Within minutes of the launch, the price had gone up to nearly US$70.85 (447 yuan) from a starting price of US$69.94 (440.4 yuan) per barrel. [Full Article...]

Census: Decision to add citizenship question draws protest

Census: Decision to add citizenship question draws protest The agencies believe it will help enforce the Voting Rights Act. The U.S. Department of Justice had requested that the U.S. Commerce Department add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census in order to get more accurate data on citizen voting age population so government can better detect violations of minority voting rights. [Full Article...]

Qantas non-stop flight between the United Kingdom and Australia touches down in London

Qantas non-stop flight between the United Kingdom and Australia touches down in London It apparently has softer cabin noise, larger windows, better air quality and more advanced technology to reduce the impact of turbulence. Menus for the flights between Perth and London have been created to maintain hydration, aid sleep and reduce jetlag and include poke bowls as well as home style comfort food. [Full Article...]

Toys R Us liquidation sale delayed at least until Friday

Toys R Us liquidation sale delayed at least until Friday Subsequently, Toys "R" Us' recent liquidation and the closing of roughly 800 U.S. Toys" R " Us and Babies" R " Us stores has left thousands of expectant parents wondering what will happen to their registries, gift cards and reward benefits. [Full Article...]

US Lawmakers Want China's Confucius Institutes to Register as Foreign Agents

US Lawmakers Want China's Confucius Institutes to Register as Foreign Agents The products include wine, nuts, fresh fruit like cherries and apples, and dried fruit. In the statement , China urged the U.S.to resolve the trade dispute via dialogue. "China is seeking a path toward harmonization of man and nature", a Geneva-based WTO official quoted China's trade delegate, cited by Reuters . Arriving at a European Union summit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said "tha... [Full Article...]

Family of four found dead

Family of four found dead The family was expected to return to the United States on Wednesday. "I guess we were all kind of hoping for the best - that maybe they were just planning to stay another day", Weland told ABC News , saying that extended family and friends had been concerned over the lack of social media posts from the group. [Full Article...]

KB Toys plots a comeback as Toys R Us collapses

KB Toys plots a comeback as Toys R Us collapses They also said that four dozen toy manufacturing companies are against the liquidation, citing that Toys R Us owes them about $450 million. Amazon would not be buying the properties to keep the Toys "R" Us brand alive. "We're going to save the toy industry", he wrote in a LinkedIn post . Simon Thomas, joint administrator and partner at Moorfields, said: "It is with great regret that we ha... [Full Article...]

Disney Parks plan massive Marvel Super Hero expansions

Disney Parks plan massive Marvel Super Hero expansions Marvel has announced that new Avengers and superhero-themed areas will be coming to Disneyland Resort , Disneyland Paris , and Hong Kong Disneyland . Mission: BREAKOUT! will be the centerpiece of the new land, but there is so much more to come. "It's Tough to Be a Bug" closed March 19 to make way for this new heroic experience; the rest of the land will close in late summer. [Full Article...]


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