Economy

Black Friday deals not such a bargain after all

Black Friday deals not such a bargain after all The investigation looked at offers at leading retailers and featured 59 deals at Currys PC World , 18 deals at Amazon , 14 deals at John Lewis and three from Argos . As our research shows, this isn't always the case. What follows are 25 hot Black Friday tech deals that we've come across. This does not exclude these products from other promotions'. [Full Article...]

Oil prices climb on prospect of OPEC and Russian cuts

Oil prices climb on prospect of OPEC and Russian cuts That was above its production of 10.502 million b/d, necessitating a 93,000 b/d draw from crude in storage. Russia's wait-and-see stance to not immediately join Saudi counterpart Khalid Al-Falih in calling for a broad production cut shows their different positions persist just weeks before the key OPEC+ summit in the Austrian capital. [Full Article...]

Carlos Ghosn Allegedly Arrested For Under-Reporting Income

Carlos Ghosn Allegedly Arrested For Under-Reporting Income Nissan did not comment on the scope of the alleged misdealing, but other Japanese news agencies reported that Ghosn underreported his income by $44.3 million (5 billion yen) over five years . Broadcaster NHK and the Yomiuri newspaper reported that Ghosn was arrested by Tokyo prosecutors, while the Asahi newspaper reported that prosecutors began searching offices at Nissan's headquarters... [Full Article...]

In Marathon meeting, RBI agrees to ease liquidity, increase credit to MSMEs

In Marathon meeting, RBI agrees to ease liquidity, increase credit to MSMEs The board advised that the scheme should be subject to such conditions as are necessary for ensuring financial stability. While the government thinks the RBI has "excess capital" in its reserves and wants the central bank to transfer more money to it as part of the surplus, the RBI contends that it needs to have a stronger balance sheet to deal with a possible crisis and external shocks. [Full Article...]

Apec divided over trade, fails to issue joint statement

Apec divided over trade, fails to issue joint statement Speaking on Sunday, Long Yongtu, a former minister in China's foreign trade department, told a conference that China had been too politically driven in talks so far and should take a more pragmatic approach focused on the economic realities of the trade war. [Full Article...]

Senior Northern Ireland politicians meeting Taoiseach for Brexit talks

Senior Northern Ireland politicians meeting Taoiseach for Brexit talks Northern Irish business groups lined up to back Prime Minister Theresa May's draft Brexit agreement on Friday and put pressure on her allies from the British province to drop their staunch opposition to the plan. After the meeting, Sinn Fein leader for Northern Ireland Michelle O'Neill said: "We have had a very positive meeting, where we were able to seek some assurances over what has been achieve... [Full Article...]

Bitcoin Cash miners losing money on the eve of a hashing war

Bitcoin Cash miners losing money on the eve of a hashing war Cardano (ADA ) is now at $0.06 against the dollar, a -15.15 percent change in the last 24h. Stellar (XLM) traded 4.4% higher against the dollar and now trades at $0.25 or 0.00004515 BTC . Looking at charts from exchanges that are now allowing trades like Bittrex and Voltaire shows BCH has been steadily climbing back up after being dragged down to the $269 low. [Full Article...]

Renault shares tank as CEO Ghosn under fire

Renault shares tank as CEO Ghosn under fire As well as being chairman of Nissan - which owns Britain's biggest vehicle plant in Sunderland - Mr Ghosn is also chairman and chief executive of Renault and chairman of Mitsubishi Motors. Ousting Ghosn, 64, is bound to raise questions about the future of the alliance that he personally shaped and had pledged to consolidate with a deeper tie-up, before eventually stepping back from its operation... [Full Article...]

Amazon’s massive Black Friday sale officially starts right now

Amazon’s massive Black Friday sale officially starts right now Starting today, you can save over $100 on device bundles, tablets, smart speakers and security cameras. Less attention goes toward items that are a little more personal-purchases such as anti-aging and beauty products that still enjoy great discounts during Black Friday and Cyber Monday but that aren't necessarily top-of-mind in the lead up to two of the biggest shopping days of the year. [Full Article...]

USDA recalls 91000 pounds of raw ground turkey due to salmonella outbreak

USDA recalls 91000 pounds of raw ground turkey due to salmonella outbreak So far, one patient death has been linked to the Jennie-O turkey. The FSIS also reiterated that officials are working with state and federal health officials and reassured consumers that turkey products are safe. Turkey is safe as long as it's cooked properly, but a number of these poisonings have come from cross-contamination, in which the raw turkey comes in contact with other foods, utensils ... [Full Article...]

China divisions take center stage at APEC summit

China divisions take center stage at APEC summit His comments come a day after President Donald Trump told reporters he was confident a deal between China and the USA "will be made". Trump and Xi are scheduled to meet a few weeks from now at the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires. "China has taken advantage of the United States for many years". "We should say no to protectionism and unilateralism", he said. "History has shown that confro... [Full Article...]

FBI, Aruba Police Probing Royal Princess Cruise Ship Death

FBI, Aruba Police Probing Royal Princess Cruise Ship Death That's where police boarded the ship after the incident was reported. No official details of the incident have been released, but local news outlets in Aruba are reporting accounts from witnesses. The Royal Princess can carry up to 3,560 guests and a crew of 1,346, according to the cruise line. "The investigation is still going on today". [Full Article...]

Aston Martin DBX SUV Begins Testing Ahead of 2019 Launch

Aston Martin DBX SUV Begins Testing Ahead of 2019 Launch The location hasn't been chosen randomly, since the SUV will be built at the company's new plant in ST Athan, Wales, which is also set to become the home of Aston Martin electrification. "As an engineer, it's genuinely exciting to get a feel for the auto you're working to create". Aston Martin posted a 900 percent increase in third-quarter profit before tax to 3.1 million pounds ($4 million) as ... [Full Article...]

FDA Moves To Ban Menthol Cigarettes And Flavored Cigars, Restrict Vaping

FDA Moves To Ban Menthol Cigarettes And Flavored Cigars, Restrict Vaping Gottlieb acknowledged that he could have taken more aggressive steps, "but I don't want to foreclose opportunities for now addicted adult smokers" to access e-cigarettes as they try to quit regular smokes. The primary concern most experts have about youth e-cigarette use is that most of these products contain nicotine, which is addictive, says Jonathan Klein, M.D., M.P.H., a professor of pediatric... [Full Article...]

Flybe puts itself up for sale

Flybe puts itself up for sale The Exeter-based airline operates 192 routes from 75 airports and has the highest number of flights at a dozen United Kingdom airports, including Aberdeen, Belfast City, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester and Southampton. The regional airline is expected to say on Wednesday that its board is exploring a sale or a merger with a rival, according to Sky News . It saw group revenues fall 10% or 2.4%... [Full Article...]

Democrat Porter Up 261 Votes In California-45

Democrat Porter Up 261 Votes In California-45 After defeating Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan , the conservative House Freedom Caucus co-founder, McCarthy will be tested by Republicans on and off Capitol Hill who remain angry and divided after their midterm losses, and split over how best to move forward. [Full Article...]

Drunk Irish woman turns racist hurts Air India Crew Member

Drunk Irish woman turns racist hurts Air India Crew Member Have checked with multiple Air India people and all have said she is Irish, even if her accent looks British. The exact sequence of events onboard the London-bound Air India flight remains unclear. She then threatened to push over the dessert trolley. The commander of the flight, who came to know of the unruly passenger also asked the cabin crew members not to serve alcohol and had instruc... [Full Article...]

Brexit draft causes turmoil in U.K. Parliament

Brexit draft causes turmoil in U.K. Parliament Nobody had produced an alternative proposal that would deliver on the referendum and ensure no "hard" border in Ireland, she said. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. [Full Article...]

$1.5 billion Mega Millions South Carolina victor hasn't claimed, deadline

$1.5 billion Mega Millions South Carolina victor hasn't claimed, deadline The victor of the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot has still not come forward to claim the prize. According to CBS affiliate WLTX in SC, the winning ticket was sold in Simpsonville, and the victor has 180 days to claim the prize. [Full Article...]

Menthol cigarettes ban: BTA and Imperial shares plunge amid crackdown

Menthol cigarettes ban: BTA and Imperial shares plunge amid crackdown BAT owns Newport, the leading menthol brand in the USA, and sales of the mint-flavoured products there are estimated to bring in a quarter of the company's revenues, according to analysts at Morgan Stanley. Dow Jones quoted analyst firm Jefferies saying it would require a lengthy evidence-gathering process to get the ban through U.S. courts. The FDA may impose limits on the sale of many e-cigare... [Full Article...]


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