Markets

by | November 16, 2018 | 01:02

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $56.29 a barrel, up 4 cents from their last settlement. Brent crude has fallen from a four-year high of $86 a barrel in early October to $66 as of Thursday. Before the sanctions, Opec and its allies in a group led by Russian Federation had increased output to make up for any anticipated oil shortage due to the sanctions.

by | November 15, 2018 | 02:42

British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Wednesday night that the cabinet has given its backing to her Brexit deal . He said that Brussels is ready to start negotiations on the future trade deal with United Kingdom immediately after Great Britain leaves EU.

by | November 15, 2018 | 02:36

But where does that leave Boston? This includes a refundable tax credit of up to $1.2 billion calculated as a percentage of salaries Amazon expects to pay over 10 years, which equates to $48,000 per job for 25,000 jobs with an average wage of over $150,000.

by | November 15, 2018 | 01:50

Discussing the dangers of cyberhacking, political meddling and the USA decision to withdraw from a missile treaty, Macron said Europe needed to protect itself against " China , Russia and even the United States ". Trump concluded by suggesting he could help "MAKE FRANCE GREAT AGAIN". Trump tweeted about a suggestion by French President Emmanuel Macron that Europe is building up its militaries because the continent can no longer depend on the USA for defense.

by | November 15, 2018 | 01:39

Pink Legacy is categorized as a "Fancy Vivid" diamond, the highest grade of color intensity. The rectangular-cut stone was found in a South African mine around a hundred years ago and has likely not been altered since it was first cut in 1920, Christie's said.

by | November 14, 2018 | 19:00

Any official decision on global output cuts will be made at a key ministerial meeting for OPEC and non-OPEC producers in Vienna in early December, Falih said. After a number of extensions, the deal is expiring at the end of 2018. Saudi Arabia has been pumping 10.7 million bpd since October, Falih said. The monitoring committee meeting is scheduled to start at 5:00 pm local time (1300 GMT).

by | November 13, 2018 | 14:42

The minister also indicated OPEC members are willing to cut down production by one million barrels a day to "balance the market". Oil producing countries should cut output by one million barrels per day to re-balance the market, Saudi Arabia's energy minister said Monday, following a drop in crude prices .

by | November 13, 2018 | 14:28

The particular neighbourhoods chosen by Amazon for its "HQ2" offer lower rents and more attractive zoning than central business districts nearby, a Brookings Institution report said. Already, the NY project has drawn criticism from state Sen. But those projects will just catch up with current needs, says Councilman Jimmy van Bramer.

by | November 12, 2018 | 01:27

Alibaba's Singles' Day shopping bonanza has set another record for online sales. Chinese multinational conglomerate Alibaba Group Holding Ltd . earned US$10 billion in gross merchandise volume (GMV) an hour after the start of the annual 2018 Global Shopping Festival at midnight on Sunday, despite economic headwinds.

by | November 07, 2018 | 02:56

Twenty-six of the 35 Senate seats at stake are held by Democrats and nine are held by Republicans . The outgoing Governor of Florida is Republican Rick Scott. This practice of manipulating constituency maps to gain political advantage was first practiced by MA governor Elbridge Gerry. Democrats are forecast to win the majority of the 435 seats up for grabs in the House - a result that would drain power from the Trump administration.

by | November 06, 2018 | 18:43

It is the 13th cargo to depart for Iran since July when the U.S. war with China began and looming American sanctions on Tehran forced some Asian and European companies to stop imports of Iranian crude. The list targets more than 700 entities, including individuals, banks, aircraft and vessels. The sanctions freeze any assets that those targeted have in US jurisdictions and bar Americans from doing business with them.

by | November 06, 2018 | 18:02

A poll from the Cook Report predicts the Senate will likely be a Republican hold, with 48 seats compared to 43 predicted for the Democrats. Trump also declared he would "love to get along" with Democrats, suggesting bipartisanship will have to wait until after the elections.

by | November 06, 2018 | 17:53

Last month, Target announced that from November 1 to December 22, shipping would be free with no minimum spend required. Shares of the world's largest online retailer were hammered last month after it forecast the slowest rise in revenue at least since the start of 2016.

by | November 05, 2018 | 13:36

The Georgia race has garnered attention from a list of high-profile backers, including Oprah Winfrey, who campaigned for Abrams last week. But in the first midterm under Trump - an utterly unconventional president - there are many unknowns, above all the bottom-line impact of a president who has driven both supporters and foes to a rare fever pitch of emotion.

by | November 04, 2018 | 03:00

Getty Editorial Google employees at its European headquarters in Dublin join others around the world in walking out of their offices in protest over claims of sexual harassment , gender inequality and systemic racism at the tech giant. Google employee Coleen Elliot addresses the crowd Thursday during the Boulder Google Campus "Walkout For Real Change". Over a thousand people appear to have joined the Google workers' walkout in NY.

by | November 02, 2018 | 02:07

India was ranked at the 142nd position among 190 nations when the Modi government came to power in 2014. Grant of a construction permit, trading across the borders, starting a business, getting credit, getting electricity and enforcing contracts showed improvement.

by | November 02, 2018 | 01:29

The reports - all based on a Bloomberg article - say that the U.S. will place tariffs on the remaining $257 billion of Chinese imports not already subject to tariffs if there are no new developments in the ongoing trade spat. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks fell 6.51 points, or 0.4%, to 1,477.31. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended down 1 percent, while the Nasdaq fell 1.6 percent, also on weakness in technology and internet shares.

by | November 01, 2018 | 00:40

A McDonald's employee who hid in a backroom freezer during the gunfire calls the father a "hero", according to WBRC . She said those shots were followed by the sound of two more. Authorities do not plan to press charges against the father. "The gentleman who unfortunately lost his life, the teenage boy who is in the hospital recovering from his injuries, and the father who is also recovering from his injuries", Birmingham police spokesman Sgt.

by | November 01, 2018 | 00:28

While no one should ever complain about free candy, we all know the feeling of disappointment that comes from getting a second-rate sweet on Halloween night. A spokesman with the company told CNN the single Reese's converter is expected to give out more than 10,000 cups. "What'd you expect from the GOAT of Halloween?!" According to Delish , Reese's will set up a machine in New York City on Wednesday that allows people to exchange candy they don't want for delicious peanut butter-y goodness.

by | October 31, 2018 | 05:09

The ad, full of images of economic rebound in leafy suburbs, comes at the start of a hectic week of campaign rallies for Trump but reflects polling showing Republicans' deficit among college-educated women in suburban House districts. Meanwhile, a pair of crises just a week out from Election Day - the massacre of 11 people in a Pittsburgh synagogue and the arrest of a suspect for mailing pipe bombs to a number of prominent Democratic politicians and others - have further unsettled the ...