by | January 11, 2020 | 01:52

The S&P 500 also posted an intraday all-time high after President Donald Trump said Iran appeared to be "standing down" after firing a barrage of missiles at military bases housing USA troops in Iraq. The S&P 500 posted 61 new 52-week highs and 1 new low; the Nasdaq Composite recorded 106 new highs and 27 new lows. Technology stocks rose 0.9%, the most among the major S&P sectors.

by | January 09, 2020 | 01:44

According to sources close to the case, she is named as president of a company used to buy a luxury yacht that prosecutors suspect was purchased partly with funds diverted from Nissan . Ghosn declined to name Japanese government officials he said were involved in the plot because he said he didn't want to embarrass the Lebanese government, but added he did not think the top level of the Japanese government was involved.

by | January 08, 2020 | 01:02

He has denied reports that his family members were involved in helping him flee from Tokyo last week. Mori also announced the country was strengthening border checks in response to Ghosn's escape . Nissan's statement was the first word from the company since Ghosn's flight last week. Ghosn is accused in Japan of financial misconduct, including underreporting his compensation from Nissan and misappropriation of the company's assets for personal gain.

by | January 07, 2020 | 00:44

Soleimani was a national hero in Iran - even to many who do not consider themselves supporters of Iran's clerical rulers. "We know how to kill people", she said during an appearance on "The Daily" podcast. Iran's economy has been in freefall as the currency has plunged. "Iran is capable, at a minimum, of carrying out attacks with temporary disruptive effects against critical infrastructure in the U.S.".

by | January 07, 2020 | 01:34

The majority of EV purchases in China - around 70% according to Sanford C. Bernstein - have so far been targeted at government and "policy-oriented" customers, including taxis, mobility services and other government-related fleet operators.

by | January 06, 2020 | 00:47

Chief Executive of China's HKSAR Carrie Lam extended a warm welcome to Luo on his assumption of the new post in a statement. The Hong Kong Retail Management Association (HKMA) estimates about 7,000 businesses, or more than one in 10 retailers, will be forced to close in the next six months.

by | January 05, 2020 | 00:35

A convoy including Iran-backed Popular Mobilization Forces was hit by an airstrike early Saturday in north Baghdad , killing and wounding several, according to the PMF. "Certainly, there's some high tensions after what's happened, but it looks like those people going out in Tahrir Square to demonstrate in favor of the United States and to celebrate a bit of a new lease on freedom is a very positive sign for Iraq ", O'Brien told Al-Monitor.

by | January 04, 2020 | 01:03

Employers in certain industries have been allowed to pay tipped workers less than minimum wage if they earn enough in tips to make up the difference. A three year assessment of wage theft cases investigated by the Department of Labor published in 2018 show that almost two-thirds of all minimum wage-related cases were in the industries covering miscellaneous industry workers , and in 80 percent of cases, underpayments were found .

by | January 04, 2020 | 01:28

December marked the fifth consecutive month that manufacturing activity has contracted. Other ISM indexes were disappointing, too. The production index plunged almost six percentage points, and new orders dropped again - both falling to their lowest points since April 2009, the survey showed.

by | January 03, 2020 | 00:51

Route and schedule information is available at . The ride-hailing service Lyft and the Orange County Transportation Authority will provide discounted or free rides on New Year's Eve to cut down on impaired driving during the holiday celebrations.

by | January 03, 2020 | 02:15

He said: 'Welcome to another decade of misery for rail passengers. The rail fare increases that come into force today have been branded as "scandalous" and "unjustified" by a transport campaign group. Fewer than two-thirds of United Kingdom trains were on time last year, though private rail franchise operators have paid out billions of pounds in dividends in the last 10 years.

by | January 02, 2020 | 02:03

Earlier, the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA ) suggested that petroleum price products should increase by up to 3.2%. The OGRA had proposed raising Rs2.25 per litre on high-speed diesel, while Rs3.10 on kerosene oil. For December 2019, the Ogra had notified LPG price at Rs1,513.69/cylinder or Rs128.27/kg. The price for one liter of super petrol is set at QR 1.90 in January, which also is the same as this month's price.

by | January 02, 2020 | 00:25

Fifteen Model 3 sedans were handed over at the company's so-called "Gigafactory" near Shanghai . The company will also double the number of fast-charging stations and service centers in China next year, Tesla executives said. The Shanghai plant started construction on January 7, 2019, and its quick delivery made good on Tesla CEO Elon Musk's praise of "the unbelievable Shanghai speed".

by | December 29, 2019 | 02:12

Futures rose as much as 1.1% in NY, gaining for a third straight session as trading resumed after the Christmas break. He remarked , "Oil will likely correlate to equities" through the remainder of the year and even see multi-month highs, "but the situation is not sustainable for much longer: the market is overbought".

by | December 29, 2019 | 01:34

The investigation established in June because of the British Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is created to see whether Amazon's massive financial investment in Deliveroo probably will distort competitors when you look at the meals and food distribution areas.

by | December 28, 2019 | 01:28

Meantime, the blue-chip Dow Jones industrial index closed at 28,621, up 0.4% on the day. Robust U.S. economic data, relatively loose monetary policy and hopes of an imminent trade truce between Beijing and Washington have sent U.S. Stock indexes across the European continent posted gentle gains after a mixed session in Asia. The U.S. presidential election could also drive volatility in the markets next year.

by | December 23, 2019 | 02:37

Investors shrugged off President Trump's impeachment on Thursday, sending all three major stock markets to intra-day trading record highs. USA stocks rose toward fresh highs Friday, powered by new signs of economic strength that have followed a calm in trade tensions.

by | December 23, 2019 | 00:41

Store ATMs were not impacted, Wawa says. The company added that potentially all in-store payment terminals and fuel dispensers at Wawa locations were affected, though the infection never posed a risk to its ATM machines. Wawa is a chain of 850 convenience and fuel retail stores located in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington, DC.

by | December 23, 2019 | 00:48

Shoppers can get more details here. Christmas Day is actually a public holiday - which is defined as "a day when nearly everyone in a particular country does not have to go to work or school" - and when the vast majority of shops and businesses will be shut.

by | December 22, 2019 | 01:08

The investment in the Wayne plant will be used to build the new Ford Bronco SUV, as well as a brand new small Ranger minivan. In addition, the Wayne facility will be where Ford's first autonomous vehicles will be produced starting in 2021. In November the United Auto Workers ratified a four-year contract with Ford-one that included an agreement to invest more than $6 billion in USA plants and, as was reported then, included plans to keep high-visibility electrification plans for the F-150 in MI.

by | December 20, 2019 | 01:43

JLR has had a recent streak of putting its most extreme SVO cars on sale, unleashing cars like the psychotic Jaguar Project 8 on an unsuspecting sedan-buying public. Made-to-order vehicles aren't all that plentiful because the Bulldog is the only one on the list. Now, Land Rover has bought the speed shop outright, paying an untold sum to bring the Bowler name in-house.

by | December 18, 2019 | 00:51

He told CBS television that the deal was "totally done", although small changes to the wording are possible. In addition, it includes a Chinese commitment to buy $200 billion more in US goods and services over two years, USTR said. He suggested that China might have to buy more soybeans than it needs to meet the terms of the agreement. President George W Bush famously said "America is addicted to oil", and passed measures to curb demand, such as requiring corn ethanol be mixed into ...

by | December 17, 2019 | 01:34

Huawei , a large Chinese telecommunications company, has been trying to boost its competitive 5G infrastructure and services to global markets. On Thursday, Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying denied media reports that the Chinese government threatened to cancel a trade deal with the Faroe Islands if it does not agree to use Huawei's equipment.

by | December 14, 2019 | 02:15

Confidence the trade war would be settled has also pushed the S&P 500 up 26% in 2019 and fueled a 43% rally in the information technology sub-index. China has also pledged to make sizeable agriculture and services purchases while the United States agreed to significant changes to Section 301 tariffs.

by | December 13, 2019 | 00:53

The Commodore was also Australia's top-selling vehicle for 15 straight years to 2010, and took the chequered flag at Bathurst - Australia's most iconic motor race - for the first time in 1980. Holden sources the vehicle from former German GM subsidiary Opel, with GM having to pay Opel to build the cars since Opel was sold to France's PSA Group in 2017.

by | December 13, 2019 | 00:34

The Dow Jones Industrial Average began the session at 20,909. "You are looking at a cautiously optimistic Fed", said Karl Schamotta, chief market strategist at Cambridge Global Payments in Toronto. -China trade war and a global slump and remains generally healthy. In the bank's bull case, gold may rally to a record above $2,000 in 2021 or 2022 given broader official sector buying trends as well as the Fed eventually reverting to the zero lower bound.

by | December 12, 2019 | 02:11

Meanwhile, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Tuesday warned parliamentarians of the ruling party to prepare for a long road ahead, minimizing The prospect of rapid progress. While the government is trying to make the pensions system sustainable and simpler, it is facing huge public pressure, including a week of the most debilitating transport strikes in decades.

by | December 11, 2019 | 01:57

The MSCI Asia Pacific Index decreased 0.2%. The Fed is expected to leave rates unchanged at its two-day policy meeting, which ends Wednesday. European companies in China "have effectively negated the tariff effects in a relatively short space of time", said EU Chamber of Commerce in China president Joerg Wuttke.

by | December 10, 2019 | 01:13

Aramco's final share price coming at the top of its offer range was "the proudest day" of his career, he said. The IPO values Aramco at $1.7tn - short of its $2tn target, but making it the most valuable listed company on earth. Three years after it was first announced Saudi Arabia is finally taking the world's most profitable company public. Instead, it focused its marketing for the share sale on Saudi investors and wealthy Gulf Arab allies.

by | December 10, 2019 | 02:04

As per the government directive , Chinese buyers must replace all existing foreign computer equipment within the next three years, a first such public instruction in the country. But government agencies are responsible for only part of it, with private companies unlikely to switch to domestic products voluntarily, one cybersecurity analyst opined.

by | December 07, 2019 | 01:44

The latest numbers show a turnaround of sorts for the local labour market which, after a strong 2018 that saw London match its lowest-ever unemployment rate, had a slowdown that included six straight months of job losses. The previous month saw a decline of 43,000 jobs in manufacturing, also likely due to the strike. Employment in British Columbia also fell by 18,000 in November.

by | December 07, 2019 | 01:51

Uber drivers reported almost as many allegations of sexual assault as passengers, who made 56 percent of the claims. For sexual assault related incidents, there were 2,059 instances that occurred in 2017, the report said . By publishing the data, Uber is taking an unusual step for a company by drawing attention to the dangers of its product. However, Uber said the trend need not remain this way, as releasing such data may lead to an increase in reporting of such incidents in the future.

by | December 07, 2019 | 01:48

A meeting of the OPEC group of major oil-exporting countries broke up late Thursday without agreement on cutting production to head off pressure on prices from abundant reserves and slowing global economic growth. On Thursday, the state oil giant priced its IPO at the top of its price range, raising $25.6 billion and topping Alibaba's record $25 billion listing in 2014.

by | December 02, 2019 | 01:45

Secondary-school students and retirees joined forces to protest in Hong Kong on Saturday, the first of several weekend rallies planned across the city, as pro-democracy activists vowed to battle what they say are police brutality and unlawful arrests.

by | December 01, 2019 | 02:05

Men are on a "watch and wait" list wouldn't require so many follow-up appointments if they could post a home-test kit, either. The PUR test at home provides accurate results and predicts whether patients would require clinically standard treatments or less than five years of treatment.