Economy

Economy Commitment to peace, people & territory: Narendra Modi at Defence Expo
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a gathering at Dr Ambedkar National Memorial took a. "Also, I oppose Modi's visit to Tamil Nadu", a message on the wall of his house said. "In all these areas, our regulations, processes and procedures have been made more industry-friendly, more transparent, more predictable, more outcome-oriented", he added.

Economy S&P 500 Snapshot: Second Correction In 2 Months
Author: 0 S&P 500 Snapshot: Second Correction In 2 Months

The Dow dropped 2.3 percent Friday and is down 0.7 percent for the week. A rough end to the week in the financial markets as the Dow Jones plunged 572 points amid escalating concerns over a trade war with China . The decline took the benchmark index within striking distance of its 200-day moving average, a closely watched technical level that is often used to gauge the long-term momentum in an asset's price.

Economy Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing
Author: 0 Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Before the rebound late on Wednesday, after the release of the Energy Information Administration (EIA) inventory data, WTI and Brent had hit two-week lows after China proposed a broad range of tariffs on USA exports, feeding fears of a trade war.

Economy Rafael Nadal Returns to Action in Davis Cup Quarterfinals
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal Returns to Action in Davis Cup Quarterfinals

France has now won six consecutive Davis Cup ties, two shy of their all-time record win streak from 2000-2002. The highlight of a stacked set of Davis Cup last eight ties was Germany's visit to Spain and the two evenly matches squads, led by Alexander Zverev and Rafael Nadal respectively, closed action Friday at one-all.

Economy Trade war would put USA business interests at risk
Author: 0 Trade war would put USA business interests at risk

Tariffs on each side totaling $ 3 billion sounds like a lot of money, but is a small percentage of all the goods and services traded between the two nations. The stock market's ability to mount a rebound was due in part to investors' continued belief that neither country wants a full-out trade war despite the tit-for-tat tariff threats.

Economy Disney offers to buy Sky News to aid Murdoch bid
Author: 0 Disney offers to buy Sky News to aid Murdoch bid

In fact, we believe that the enhanced firewall remedies we proposed to safeguard the editorial independence of Sky News addressed comprehensively and constructively the CMA's provisional concerns. Mr Murdoch is in the process of selling most of Fox's TV and film assets to Disney in a £47bn deal. Much of its decision to propose buying Sky News lies in a desire to eventually own Sky, which has 23 million customers and holds lucrative broadcast rights to the English Premier League and other ...

Economy Donald Trump slams Amazon for paying 'no taxes'
Author: 0 Donald Trump slams Amazon for paying 'no taxes'

The Federal Trade Commission quickly gave its blessing to Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods Market, an indication that the company was far from triggering serious antitrust concerns. "Singling out favorite Trump villains like Amazon is a distraction from our bipartisan effort". First, the allegation that the company doesn't pay its fair share of taxes.

Economy Apple's Tim Cook Slams Facebook: Privacy 'Is a Human Right'
Author: 0 Apple's Tim Cook Slams Facebook: Privacy 'Is a Human Right'

As Facebook continues to get blasted for its privacy snafu and the #DeleteFacebook campaign rages on, Cook insists that Apple will not "traffic your personal life". I think it's an invasion of privacy. Asked what he would do if he were in Zuckerberg's shoes, Cook responded, " I wouldn't be in this situation ". Speaking in an interview with USA network MSNBC and tech site Recode , the Apple chief executive said that while he believed tech firms should self-regulate, it was too late for ...

Economy Saudi Arabia to create world's biggest solar power firm
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia to create world's biggest solar power firm

Expanding into renewable energy is a key part of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 , a plan spearheaded by Prince Mohammed to diversify the nation's oil-dependent economy. Mr Son said he envisions the project, which runs the gamut from power generation to panel and equipment manufacturing, will create as many as 100,000 jobs and shave US$40 billion off power costs.

Economy NY sues Trump administration over addition of citizenship question to census
Author: 0 NY sues Trump administration over addition of citizenship question to census

The questions in the census are generally benign, he said , but "asking about citizenship status, especially given the rhetoric about immigrants coming out of Washington, is something that in my view will spook people". The Trump administration has provoked threats of lawsuits and a backlash from senior Democrats after deciding to reinstate a controversial question about citizenship status in the next United States census.

Economy China launches first crude oil futures contracts on bullish note
Author: 0 China launches first crude oil futures contracts on bullish note

The exchange said that foreign companies, including Glencore PLC and Trafigura Group, participated in the debut via brokers. A resurgence in risk appetite has helped lift markets from equities to commodities after a report that the Trump administration is urging China to lower tariffs on cars during talks to calm trade tensions.

Economy First non-stop flight arrives in London from Perth
Author: 0 First non-stop flight arrives in London from Perth

The world's first ever non-stop flight between Australia and the United Kingdom has touched down safely at London's Heathrow Airport this morning. The route will be operated with the newest aircraft recently ordered by Qantas , the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.

Economy Iowa family of 4 found dead in Mexico
Author: 0 Iowa family of 4 found dead in Mexico

Missing person reports were entered into the nationwide database. Authorities in Iowa identified the family as 41-year-old Kevin Sharp; his wife, 38-year-old Amy Sharp; and their children, 12-year-old Sterling and 7-year-old Adrianna. Amy Sharp's sister, Renee Hoyt, told the Creston News Advertiser that the last anyone heard from the Sharps was on the 15th. "That is the last interaction she made".

Economy What we know about Toys R Us liquidation sales
Author: 0 What we know about Toys R Us liquidation sales

Jobs for about 33,000 employees are in jeopardy, but Toys R Us is planning to hire for temporary positions for the liquidation process. "Consumers will not put an end to buying toys because their local Toys "R" Us store closed its doors", Lennett said.

Economy Alibaba doubles down on investing in Lazada Group
Author: 0 Alibaba doubles down on investing in Lazada Group

It then boosted its stake to 83 percent in 2017 with another Dollars 1 billion. Peng will take the place of Max Bittner, who will join Alibaba as a senior adviser. The Southeast Asia e-commerce wars are heating up. According to commentators, Southeast Asia is an important aspect of Alibaba's global expansion and a thriving region that Chinese archival JD.com Inc is also targeting.

Economy Hyundai, Kia cars probed for faulty airbags
Author: 0 Hyundai, Kia cars probed for faulty airbags

NHTSA is investigating whether vehicles made by other carmakers also may be at risk. Ko estimated the US recall could cost as much as $575 million if air bags were replaced in 425,000 vehicles under review and the automakers were found responsible for the problem.

Economy President Trump blocks the Broadcom takeover of Qualcomm on national security grounds
Author: 0 President Trump blocks the Broadcom takeover of Qualcomm on national security grounds

The Singapore-based company also withdrew its list of directors that were nominated for election to Qualcomm's board. In such a scenario, Broadcom - which now works under the laws of Singapore - would have been considered as an American company and thus its proposed Dollars 117 billion would have been considered outside the preview of a federal agency - Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) – that reviews foreign deal.

Economy United States wholesale prices rise 0.2 percent in February
Author: 0 United States wholesale prices rise 0.2 percent in February

The overall CPI increased 0.2% in February on a seasonally adjusted basis, after rising 0.5% in January and was up 2.2% from a year earlier. What matters here is that this more or less continues some of the more muted inflationary pressures that had been seen in hourly wages in February versus January, seen in last Friday's unemployment and payrolls report.

Economy Microplastics found in 93% of bottled water tested in global study
Author: 0 Microplastics found in 93% of bottled water tested in global study

The tests, carried out at the State University of NY in Fredonia and co-ordinated by US-based journalism organisation Orb Media , found an average of 10 plastic particles per litre of water, each larger than a human hair. Bottled water was about 1000 times more expensive than tap water in the USA, and sold under the pretence of being purer and safer, he said. The analysis was performed by Professor of Chemistry Sherri Mason and her team at her lab at the State University of NY.

Economy Dick's Sporting Goods Shares fall as Store Sales miss
Author: 0 Dick's Sporting Goods Shares fall as Store Sales miss

Dicks Sporting Goods Inc also notes that its comparable sales for the fourth quarter of the year weren't helping out DKS stock today. Analysts mean recommendation for the stock is 2.40. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.25, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It also increased its holding in Becton Dickinson & Co (NYSE:BDX) by 60,591 shares in the quarter, for a total of 89,250 shares, and has risen its stake in Digital Rlty Tr Inc (NYSE:DLR).

Economy Google Banning Cryptocurrency-Related Advertising from all through Its Platforms
Author: 0 Google Banning Cryptocurrency-Related Advertising from all through Its Platforms

In Google's yearly trust and safety advertising report , the company said it took down 3.2 billion ads a year ago that it found to be in violation of its policies, a jump from the 1.7 billion it took down in 2016. More than 3.2 billion ads were removed previous year, an average rate of 100 per second. The tech giant announced today in a blog post that ads related to cryptocurrencies and binary options would no longer be allowed to serve on both the company's proprietary and ...

Economy After Dix's resignation, Iowa GOP senators vow to finish strong
Author: 0 After Dix's resignation, Iowa GOP senators vow to finish strong

A married Republican senate leader has stepped down after video emerged showing him making out with a woman in a bar. A self-described " family values " conservative has resigned from the Iowa state legislature after he was caught on video kissing a lobbyist who is not his wife.

Economy Kansas jobless rate flat from December to January
Author: 0 Kansas jobless rate flat from December to January

The benchmarking is required to meet U.S. Labor Department guidelines. North Carolina's jobless picture has been above the national average most of the previous year. As has been the case for much of the past four years, the monthly employment measuring sticks offer notably different views of N.C.'s job market. Indiana's total labor force is 3.3 million.

Economy Williams Sisters to Meet at Indian Wells After Serena Outlasts Bertens
Author: 0 Williams Sisters to Meet at Indian Wells After Serena Outlasts Bertens

In other matches, fifth seed Dominic Thiem beat Greek 19-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 while South African seventh seed Kevin Anderson overcame Russian Evgeny Donskoy 7-5, 6-4. "Obviously I wish it was anybody else in the draw, literally anybody, but that's okay". "Just have to go out there and see how I am and do my best".

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