Oil Selloff Gives Trump More Room On Iran

The U.S.is hoping to cut Iranian oil exports down to "zero", as a State Department official put it in June. The EU nations had sought a host of exemptions, including assurances that secondary sanctions on companies that deal with Iran would not be ... More..

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EU, Japan to sign massive trade deal as USA puts up barriers
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

EU, Japan to sign massive trade deal as USA puts up barriers

According to The Guardian , Abe said the deal "shows the world the unshaken political will of Japan and the European Union to lead the world as the champions of free trade at a time when protectionism has sp...More..

Japan, EU ink free trade deal amid worries about United States protectionism
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Japan, EU ink free trade deal amid worries about United States protectionism

President Trump called the European Union a trading "foe" last week, and on Tuesday European leaders replied by signing an economic partnership with Japan that will eliminate nearly all tariffs on bilateral ...More..

UK's May narrowly avoids defeat on EU customs union
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

UK's May narrowly avoids defeat on EU customs union

That related to a bill about post-Brexit regulations of medicines and was only the second defeat in the Brexit legislative process for May since lawmakers started the process of passing laws to end Britain's ...More..

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is richest man in modern history
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is richest man in modern history

The Amazon.com Inc. founder's net worth broke US$150 billion in NY on Monday morning, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index . Bezos, 54, also owns the private space exploration firm Blue Origin and...More..

Papa John’s founder John Schnatter says resigning was a 'mistake'
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Papa John’s founder John Schnatter says resigning was a 'mistake'

Papa John's also continues to cut ties with Schnatter over the incident. Schnatter opened up about his use of a racial slur in an interview with Louisville radio station WHAS on Friday. "I can't talk like t...More..

Theresa May faces Trade Bill showdown
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Theresa May faces Trade Bill showdown

Two top ministers, Boris Johnson and David Davis , quit in protest last week followed by a string of junior walkouts, including another on Monday. On Sunday, May attempted to face down would-be eurosceptic...More..

Poundworld closes another 80 stores with loss of 1,024 jobs
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Poundworld closes another 80 stores with loss of 1,024 jobs

Poundworld will keep 230 branches open. The beleaguered business is closing 105 stores nationwide, resulting in 1,024 job losses, in addition to the 25 marked for closure last week. The total of stores to clo...More..

Netflix plunges 14% after it misses expectations on revenue and subscriber additions
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Netflix plunges 14% after it misses expectations on revenue and subscriber additions

That compares with consensus estimates for 1.2 million and 5.04 million, respectively. Netflix stock is now in a free fall in after-hours trading. All told, Netflix over the last three months added 670,000 ...More..

Check Out All the Amazon Prime Day Video Game Deals
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Check Out All the Amazon Prime Day Video Game Deals

It had more sign-ups during 2017's event than any other day in the company's history, Amazon said at the time, without providing specific numbers. However, it should be noted that these deals will be open e...More..

Apple loses three executives amid sluggish iPhone sales in India
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Apple loses three executives amid sluggish iPhone sales in India

Bloomberg reports that fewer than 1 million iPhones were sold in the country so far this year. On top of dealing with disappointing sales, it's reported that Apple lost three important executives in India,...More..

Black woman says CVS manager called police on her for 'fraudulent' coupon
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Black woman says CVS manager called police on her for 'fraudulent' coupon

Friday's incident prompted CVS Pharmacy to personally call Hudson and release an official apology for what happened. "I'm Black - Black isn't a bad word". " We have completed our investigation, and as a resul...More..

Stock Tanks on Weak Subscriber Adds — Netflix Earnings
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Stock Tanks on Weak Subscriber Adds — Netflix Earnings

Cash burn - something Netflix has been reducing for the past few quarters - also had a noticeable uptick. In the second quarter past year, Netflix posted $2.79 billion in sales. As Yahoo Finance previously rep...More..

The 10 best Prime Day Launch products to buy right now
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

The 10 best Prime Day Launch products to buy right now

It's probable that Amazon may well run out of stock with this offer, so you're going to want to nab one quickly, whether you're upgrading to the Pro as a longtime PS4 player, or making the jump to PlayStation...More..

by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

The best Amazon Prime Day 2018 deals so far

Under the upcoming deals, members can click on the "Watch This Deal" button and Amazon will send a notification when the deal for that specific item goes live. Amazon's Prime Day kicked off at 3 p.m. (EST) but...More..

China launches WTO action against USA over $200bn tariff threat
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

China launches WTO action against USA over $200bn tariff threat

President of the European Council Donald Tusk (in pic) and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will take part in the annual meeting with China in Beijing . It came at a time when China and the Eu...More..

Elon Musk tries to help, but does not always succeed
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Elon Musk tries to help, but does not always succeed

When Mr Musk offered his help, posting videos online demonstrating how "a tiny, kid-size submarine " could be used to save those stranded, Mr Unsworth branded it a " PR stunt " and said the businessman cou...More..

Louisville: Papa John didn't respond to text message about stadium name change
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Louisville: Papa John didn't respond to text message about stadium name change

As the leader of Papa John's , I'm sorry. In an interview with San Francisco news station KRON 4 , Schnatter blamed the company's marketing agency, with which he was on a phone call when the incident occur...More..

Ryanair passengers hospitalised after emergency landing
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Ryanair passengers hospitalised after emergency landing

Passengers on a budget airline have suffered bleeding from the ears, mouth and nose after their plane plummeted 27,000 feet. It added that the flight landed normally and customers disembarked in Frankfurt, "w...More..

Cool Stuff Guide: The Countdown To Amazon Prime Day
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Cool Stuff Guide: The Countdown To Amazon Prime Day

Target is going head-to-head with Amazon's annual Prime Day sale with its own one-day sale on Target.com set for Tuesday, July 17. In case you are not a Prime member, you can get a free 30-day trial just by ...More..

Importers snap up cheap US soybeans as China stops buying
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Importers snap up cheap US soybeans as China stops buying

Soybeans are Arkansas's top crop, and its the second most exported crop from the US, according to the NASS. China imports about 100 million metric tons of soybeans each year, and the USA contributes about 3...More..

Amazon Prime Day sale begins today at 12 noon
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Amazon Prime Day sale begins today at 12 noon

Many popular smartphones are being offered with incredibly discounted prices. Indian consumers get vowed by Amazon with virtual reality for Prime Day 2018 . Keep in mind that Amazon Prime Day is a global e...More..

Russian Federation summons Greek ambassador over expulsion of its diplomats
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Russian Federation summons Greek ambassador over expulsion of its diplomats

The extradition is somewhat surprising as, previous to this move, the Greek Supreme Court had approved his extradition to the U.S.to stand trial. The court in Thessaloniki, 500 kilometers north of Athens, on ...More..

by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Elon Musk Calls Diver Involved in Thai Rescue Efforts a ‘Pedo Guy’

It wouldn't have made the first fifty metres into the cave from the dive start point. "It was just a PR stunt ". Unsworth said Musk was asked to leave the cave " very quickly ". Amidst the horrorshow that ...More..

Rupert Murdoch's Fox cleared for Sky takeover bid
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Rupert Murdoch's Fox cleared for Sky takeover bid

The ball is now in Fox's - or in essence Disney's - court as to whether to top the Comcast offer for Sky . Netflix and Amazon Prime however, are really starting to eat into Sky's market by offering str...More..

J.P. Morgan ups oil price forecast, lowers demand growth outlook
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

J.P. Morgan ups oil price forecast, lowers demand growth outlook

It was like the same bottom that we had in oil in 1999 at around $10 a barrel. A number of uncertainties for global oil supply and demand could keep prices volatile in the near term, EIA said , including the...More..

Thai Cave Rescuer Says Elon Musk’s Mission Was a
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Thai Cave Rescuer Says Elon Musk’s Mission Was a "PR Stunt"

Musk had pledged to be less combative on social media, saying in an interview published earlier this week: "I have made the mistaken assumption - and I will attempt to be better at this - of thinking that bec...More..

Department store drops Ivanka Trump clothing line
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Department store drops Ivanka Trump clothing line

Hudson's Bay's decision should not come as a surprise to Canadians . It appears that Saks Off Fifth also may be phasing out the brand. The move by the retailer, which also owns Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord ...More..

US lifts ban on suppliers selling to China’s ZTE
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

US lifts ban on suppliers selling to China’s ZTE

Lawmakers have expressed concern that removing the company's seven-year restriction on receiving parts from USA suppliers could pose national security risks. The company had paid bonuses rather than reprimand...More..

McDonald's pulls salads from 3000 locations after dozens sickened by parasite
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

McDonald's pulls salads from 3000 locations after dozens sickened by parasite

Officials with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) said in a statement that about 90 cases of cyclosporiasis have been reported across the state - and about 25 percent of those sickened said the...More..

Ryanair cancels 30 flights as pilots strike in Ireland
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Ryanair cancels 30 flights as pilots strike in Ireland

The company said the disruption was limited to high-frequency British-Irish routes, but warned that knock-on effects could not be ruled out. In the first day of industrial action since the airline agreed to r...More..

Build-A-Bear Is Now Trying to Fix Promotion Disaster
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Build-A-Bear Is Now Trying to Fix Promotion Disaster

The company handed out $15 vouchers to those in line who couldn't get in the store. The company said it knew people were disappointed and it would reach out soon. The company have responded to the disruption ...More..

by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Ryanair passengers brace for more flight cancellations

Ryanair has warned that it will cancel up to 30 of its 290 Irish flights today (12 July) as some of its pilots begin a 24-hour strike over seniority procedures. There are separate strikes over a wide range of i...More..

Broadcom signs $19bn deal for CA Technologies
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Broadcom signs $19bn deal for CA Technologies

Broadcom's shareholders seem equally confused, they note: After the acquisition was reported Wednesday evening, the company's stock price fell from $244.50 to $230 per share. Broadcom under chief executive Hoc...More..

Apple invests $300M to drive clean energy use in China
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Apple invests $300M to drive clean energy use in China

The iPhone maker, together with 10 of its suppliers, will jointly put nearly $300 million into the China Clean Energy Fund over the next four years, it said in a statement Thursday. "Apple was the first compa...More..