Economy

'Tim Apple': Donald Trump makes goof on tech CEO Tim Cook's name

'Tim Apple': Donald Trump makes goof on tech CEO Tim Cook's name President Trump is known for using nicknames and "mispronouncing names" of rather known people such as " Jeff Bozo " in reference to Jeff Bezos of Amazon. According to Apple Insider , the gaffe occurred during the end of the meeting. Still, this wouldn't be the first time Trump has gotten confused about an executive's name. [Full Article...]

Tesla blames misprinted label for China customs hiccup

Tesla blames misprinted label for China customs hiccup Tesla Inc. may have more Model 3 sedans held up at Chinese ports over labeling issues than previously reported, according to a state television broadcaster. "Gap in understanding is that $35k Model 3 production *starts* this month, but will not reach volume production until mid year". The largest shareholder in Tesla has said that it would not object to Elon Musk stepping down as chief execut... [Full Article...]

China to slash taxes, boost lending to shore up slowing economy

China to slash taxes, boost lending to shore up slowing economy Still, Chinese stocks continued to rise on Tuesday, a day after soaring to their highest level since June. Beijing is determined to achieve above 6 percent growth for the next two years to deliver on its promise of doubling GDP for the decade ending 2020, said Mr Lu Ting, an analyst at Nomura bank. [Full Article...]

US, China said near deal that could end most US tariffs

US, China said near deal that could end most US tariffs Negotiators for the two sides have made substantial progress and a final accord is close to being hammered out, according to the Wall Street Journal , which quoted anonymous sources on both sides. relationship". As part of the ongoing talks, the U.S. asked the Chinese not to retaliate or bring WTO cases in response to U.S. tariffs that could be imposed to enforce the deal, according to a person... [Full Article...]

Dead man linked to stabbed Sydney dentist

Dead man linked to stabbed Sydney dentist Upon searching the vehicle, officers located a suitcase containing the body of the 32-year-old woman. Dr Reddy was attending a dental conference in the suburb of St Leonards at the weekend, and last spoke to her family at around 11am on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Gerald Butts on ‘my character’ and that of others involved

Former Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould told the House of Commons justice committee last week that she and her staff had been subjected to persistent unwelcome pressure. Both had been symbols of the Liberals' ability to recruit strong female candidates: Wilson-Raybould is a lawyer and former regional chief of the British Columbia Assembly of First Nations; Philpott is a family doctor with ext... [Full Article...]

Ghosn's lawyer is confident that former CEO will be released

Ghosn's lawyer is confident that former CEO will be released Flanked by police officers and wearing a light blue baseball cap, face mask and eyeglasses, Mr Ghosn left the detention centre where he had been locked up since his November 19 arrest . The solidity of the alliance with Nissan is of tremendous importance, he said. In a shake-up of his legal team last month, Ghosn replaced a former prosecutor known as "the breaker" with Hironaka, who has earne... [Full Article...]

Victor submits claim for $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot

Victor submits claim for $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot Get push notifications with news, features and more. Lottery winners are given 180 days to claim their prize. The player made his own luck in an astonishing twist of fate which landed him the record-breaking prize on the US Quick Pick Mega Millions draw. [Full Article...]

Bugatti La Voiture Noire revealed as most expensive new auto ever

Bugatti La Voiture Noire revealed as most expensive new auto ever Too rich for your blood? Inspired by Jean Bugatti's iconic Type 57 SC Atlantic, the one-off hypercar features some significant changes over the standard Chiron structure. This is a tribute to the handsome Type 57 SC Atlantic, which you might have seen at your local concours d'elegance. "This is a material that has been handled perfectly", explained Bugatti designer Etienne Salomé. [Full Article...]

Southwest flights from California to Hawaii as low as $88 one way

Southwest flights from California to Hawaii as low as $88 one way Southwest Airlines recently received its federal certification to fly over the Pacific Ocean, but now they're actually selling tickets. The air carrier on Monday launched a major effort to compete with Alaska and Hawaiian airlines for the Northern California to Hawaii market, announcing daily flights from San Jose and Oakland to two Hawaiian islands, Oahu and Maui. [Full Article...]

United States and China close to reaching trade deal

United States and China close to reaching trade deal Chinese officials have said in their talks that the U.S. would need to remove tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods to bring the deal to a close, Bloomberg reported. China bought US$130 billion in USA goods in 2017, according to USA figures. On Friday, Trump said he demanded Beijing, in response to his tariff delay, immediately remove all duties on US agriculture products. [Full Article...]

Trump Says Washington to Terminate India, Turkey Duty-Free Status

Trump Says Washington to Terminate India, Turkey Duty-Free Status GSP criteria include, among others, respecting arbitral awards in favor of United States citizens or corporations, combating child labor, respecting internationally recognized worker rights, providing adequate and effective intellectual property protection, and providing the United States with equitable and reasonable market access, stated the USTR. [Full Article...]

Single $267 Million Mega Millions Ticket Sold in Warren County

Single $267 Million Mega Millions Ticket Sold in Warren County Virgin Islands. A customer holds a handful of Powerball tickets at Kavanagh Liquors on January 13, 2016, in San Lorenzo, California . They created a trust to keep their identities anonymous, and together chose the cash option - worth $262,213,914 - and earned a reward of $176,155,308 after taxes. [Full Article...]

Govt Abandons Efforts to Win Real Concession from European Union on Brexit 'Backstop'

Govt Abandons Efforts to Win Real Concession from European Union on Brexit 'Backstop' The country is on course to leave without an agreement if British MPs fail to approve a divorce deal struck by British Prime Minister Theresa May that was overwhelmingly rejected in a first vote in January. "Labour pledged in 2017 that we will establish a network of regional development banks that will be dedicated to delivering the finance that our small businesses co-operatives and innovative pr... [Full Article...]

Elon Musk drops another big Tesla announcement

Elon Musk drops another big Tesla announcement Musk recently told investors that the Model Y will share about 75 per cent of the same components as the Model 3. The news was announced by Elon Musk on Twitter . In order to bring the Model 3's base price down to $35,000 and realize an average price reduction of 6 percent across its entire model line-up, Tesla is closing most of its retail locations and moving to an online-only sales model... [Full Article...]

More fuel for China stocks as MSCI ups weighting

More fuel for China stocks as MSCI ups weighting A visitor stands in front of private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, March 1, 2019. A-shares now account for just 0.71 percent of the Emerging Markets Index but that will increase to 3.3 percent by November, MSCI said. [Full Article...]

Yeast genetically-modified to produce cannabis compounds

Yeast genetically-modified to produce cannabis compounds Researchers feed sugar to genetically engineered yeast and get out THC , CBD and other cannabinoids normally produced only by marijuana plants. They then introduced Cannabis genes encoding the enzymes involved in olivetolic acid (OA) biosynthesis, a previously undiscovered prenyl transferase enzyme and cannabinoid synthases. [Full Article...]

SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft launches successfully

SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft launches successfully The Crew Dragon separates from the Falcon 9 in Earth's shadow. And it will dock with the orbiting laboratory on Sunday to drop off about 400 pounds of supplies before it flies back home five days later. If the rest of the SpaceX mission goes as planned, two astronauts, Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, could be flying aboard the Crew Dragon as early as July, NPR's Nell Greenfieldboyce reported . [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia Oil Exports To US Nosedive

Saudi Arabia Oil Exports To US Nosedive The IEA expects world oil demand to rise for at least the next 20 years, on target for 125 mmbbl per day by around mid-century. This year, oil prices have increased by more than 20 percent so far after OPEC and non-member producer allies agreed to reduce the output for six months starting in January to avoid the build-up of a global surplus particularly as the crude production of the USA booms... [Full Article...]

Amazon Day lets Prime subscribers choose a specific delivery day

Amazon Day lets Prime subscribers choose a specific delivery day It also helps Amazon lower it's ballooning shipment costs by processing and fulfilling fewer orders with fewer of them needing to get to the customer in two days or less. Amazon is bringing a new level of delivery convenience and predictability to Prime members with the launch of Amazon Day, available today to all Prime members in the U.S. [Full Article...]


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