• Oil Climbs as Market Eyes Iran Supply Risks
Oil Climbs as Market Eyes Iran Supply Risks

Japan's major oil distributors, taking heed of US demands, are expected to suspend crude imports from Iran in October and switch to other producers in the Middle East, sources with knowledge of the plans say. sanctions on Iran, one would expect prices to move higher in the weeks ahead". "US producers are resisting temptation and exercising ca...

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  • Ayanna Pressley ousts longtime Democrat in Massachusetts House primary
Ayanna Pressley ousts longtime Democrat in Massachusetts House primary

A part of the wave of women of color breaking into traditionally white positions of power across the country, Pressley's win echoed that of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's over the longtime representative Joe Crowley in NY, and the ascent of Stacey Abrams in Georgia, who - if she wins - will become the first African American female governor in United ...

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  • Amazon follows Apple to cross trillion-dollar milestone
Amazon follows Apple to cross trillion-dollar milestone

Early gains lifted Amazon's value to US$1 trillion only briefly, with the final close at US$2,039.51 giving it a value of US$995 billion. For example, you can expect to see Amazon commercials during NFL Thursday Night Football this season, as well as ads on video game streaming service Twitch, which the company acquired in 2014.

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  • Amazon becomes the 2nd USA company to join the $1 trillion club
Amazon becomes the 2nd USA company to join the $1 trillion club

Amazon is the second publicly traded USA company to hit $1 trillion, following Apple, which crossed the $1 trillion market cap in August. In just two decades, the company expanded far beyond its bookseller beginnings - they've managed to combine a world-wide retail operation with a less showy, but clearly, incredibly profitable advertising and ...

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  • George W Bush did Michelle Obama a favour and it went viral
George W Bush did Michelle Obama a favour and it went viral

McCain's daughter, Meghan, also paid tribute to her father with a veiled reference to Trump and his "make America great again" mantra. "Some people will never recover from that". Lindsey Graham , said he would tell the audience that "nobody loved a soldier more than John McCain , that I bear witness to his commitment to have their back, travel w...

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  • No full petrol price increase for South Africa this month - Government intervention
No full petrol price increase for South Africa this month - Government intervention

In Mumbai, the Petrol at Rs 86.56/litre (increase by Rs 0.31/litre) and diesel at Rs 75.54/litre (increase by Rs 0.44/litre). Last time petrol prices touched an all-time high on May 29, 2018 at Rs 78.43 per litre and Rs 81.06 per litre, Rs 86.24 and Rs 81.43 in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai, respectively.

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  • McCain's final resting place: Naval Academy cemetery next to friend
McCain's final resting place: Naval Academy cemetery next to friend

McCain, who died just over a week ago at 81, was buried Sunday afternoon next to Larson, his US Naval Academy classmate and friend, near a bluff that overlooks the confluence of the Severn River and College Creek in Annapolis, Maryland . Debbie Rasmussen of Arnold, Md., sits in her vehicle as she watches for any activity with the funeral and buria...

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  • Coca-Cola acquiring British coffee chain Costa
Coca-Cola acquiring British coffee chain Costa

The purchase of the biggest coffee chain behind Starbucks adds to Coca-Cola's drive to diversify away from fizzy drinks and expand its options for increasingly health-conscious consumers, after countries started introducing sugar taxes. Coke is under pressure to establish itself in new markets, with annual sales that have been in decline since 2012...

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  • JD.com head Liu briefly held in U.S. for sexual misconduct
JD.com head Liu briefly held in U.S. for sexual misconduct

JD.com said in a statement that the accusation against Liu, 45, was unsubstantiated and "local police quickly determined there was no substance to the claim". Founded in 1998, the Fortune Global 500 company is China's second-largest e-commerce firm and an aggressive competitor of Alibaba. Liu recently tried to distance himself from sexual ass...

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  • Britain commits to free trade with Kenya
Britain commits to free trade with Kenya

This will boost the war on corruption that has denied Kenyans important services that they deserve", he said. On her part, Prime Minister May said that besides repatriation of the proceeds of corruption, her government will support efforts to prosecute and conclude all major corruption cases in the country.

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  • Sterling jumps on Brexit hopes, but no-deal risk caps gains
Sterling jumps on Brexit hopes, but no-deal risk caps gains

After talks with the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier on Friday, Raab said he was "as confident as before, if not more" that there will be a deal with the European Union on Brexit. Raab said: "On Northern Ireland we remain committed to giving effect to the joint report, continuing the work on the potential solutions, working with Miche...

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  • California close to enacting nation's strongest net neutrality law
California close to enacting nation's strongest net neutrality law

Internet providers also argue it could lead to higher prices for consumers. If California Governor Jerry Brown signs net neutrality into law, the state could possibly face a legal fight from the Federal Communications Commission , which has declared that states cannot pass their own net neutrality rules.

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  • Google partners with Mastercard to pair online ads with offline sales
Google partners with Mastercard to pair online ads with offline sales

Trump team suggests regulating Google - what does that entail? To do that, Google paid millions of dollars to amass Mastercard transactions data without the two companies alerting the hundreds of millions of Mastercard cardholders around the world.

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  • Aussie trade deal with Indonesia now close
Aussie trade deal with Indonesia now close

The Foreign Ministry's East Asia and Pacific director, Edi Yusup, previously said Jokowi's meeting with Morrison would likely result in the finalization of two partnerships on the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) free trade agreement and the Strategic Comprehensive Partnership.

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  • Wall St opens lower as trade concerns weigh
Wall St opens lower as trade concerns weigh

USA stocks opened lower on Friday for a second day in a row, as concerns about the ongoing trade talks between the United States and other major economies hampered a record rally for the major indexes. The Nasdaq composite climbed 21.17 points, or 0.3 percent, to 8,109.54. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks edged down 2.40 points, o...

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  • Ethereum Price and Usage Disappoint Despite ETH Futures Rumors
Ethereum Price and Usage Disappoint Despite ETH Futures Rumors

Following SEC's announcement , CBOE Global Markets president Chris Concannon said that the agency's statement "clears a key stumbling block for ether futures , the case for which we've been considering since we launched the first bitcoin futures in December 2017".

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  • Another one bites the dust: Panasonic set to move headquarters to Amsterdam
Another one bites the dust: Panasonic set to move headquarters to Amsterdam

In the run-up to March 2019, a number of multinational firms have said they plan to move jobs out of the UK. The company will relocate its offices from London to Amsterdam in October, in preparation for the UK's departure from the European Union (EU).

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  • Trump continues to bash Canada amid NAFTA negotiations
Trump continues to bash Canada amid NAFTA negotiations

In the wide-ranging NAFTA deal it struck with the U.S., Mexico has reportedly already agreed to do away with tool, designed specifically to adjudicate appeals of anti-dumping and countervailing (anti-subsidy) duties. "There wasn't really anything wrong with NAFTA, and what's going on now is negotiations because Trump wants to have some kind of ...

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  • CBOE Will Reportedly Launch Ethereum Futures Trading By The End Of 2018
CBOE Will Reportedly Launch Ethereum Futures Trading By The End Of 2018

Both Cboe and CME Group have been trading bitcoin futures since previous year. "Putting aside the fundraising that accompanied the creation of Ether, based on my understanding of the present state of Ether, the Ethereum network and its decentralized structure, current offers and sales of Ether are not securities transactions..." By this logic...

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  • KFC contest giving $11K to parents who name baby 'Harland'
KFC contest giving $11K to parents who name baby 'Harland'

The old-fashioned name peaked in popularity in 1918. The company is using a series of actors, comedians and musicians to play Sanders in television ads, and his likeness is common in the chain's newly remodeled locations. If you and your family check those boxes, submit the information to the "Baby Harland" page no later than October 9. No pu...

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