Economy

by | April 12, 2018 | 00:30

Call it ... Within the year, riders will be able to buy and use tickets from within Uber's app, too. "So we are having to discount very aggressively, much more than you'd think", Khosrowshahi said , to get people to share rides. "If this goes on, you'll simply have gridlock". "It is somewhat compelling to be able to get all your transportation through one platform". He reiterated the company's commitment to autonomous vehicles, saying he believed "very important part of the solution of ...

by | April 11, 2018 | 12:40

Brent crude futures were up 39 cents on the day at $67.50 a barrel by 0912 GMT. Light, sweet crude for May delivery rose $1.29, or 2%, to $64.71 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, trading at a one-week high. Turning to data, unofficial figures from the American Petroleum Institute suggest that both crude and gasoline stocks were higher last week (the consensus expected stocks to keep falling).

by | April 09, 2018 | 01:01

But, out to prove that nothing is impossible for a willing heart, the Indians were simply remarkable as they out-muscled the three-time champion 3-1 for a memorable gold at the XXI Commonwealth Games . She lifted an impressive total of 192 kg to win the medal. But failing at 122 kg in her second attempt put her in a spot of bother. Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won gold in the 48 kg category on Thursday.

by | April 08, 2018 | 02:09

Oil prices have recently closely tracked equities. Traders were looking for a draw of 1.26 million barrels. [.N] USA officials said the countries could negotiate. The fall had exceed $1 per barrel before losses were pared by United States data released mid-morning showing a reduction of 4.6 million barrels to 425.3 million barrels in the previous week's crude inventories.

by | April 07, 2018 | 00:43

The wild card: Would Jerome Powell , the new Fed Chair, alter the course Janet Yellen had set? The head of the United States central bank says members of its rate-setting committee have reported "concerns" among business leaders over the impact of President Trump's protectionist agenda.

by | April 05, 2018 | 01:23

The statement said China has suspended duty concessions on imported goods originating from the United States, and has imposed a duty rate of 15 percent on 120 items of imports, such as fruits and products. While critics have complained the administration's policies risk starting a trade war , Trump argued in a post on Twitter that the war had already been lost.

by | April 05, 2018 | 01:15

The club said it pays men and women the same salaries for the same jobs. While the new data is limited to workers in the United Kingdom, it is likely that the situation is similar in other developed economies. The publisher, whose titles include The Morning Advertiser, The Grocer and brands covering the retail, hospitality and pharmacy industries, said it is already making "good progress" to narrow the pay gap.

by | April 04, 2018 | 01:50

Intel is aiming these processors at high-end laptops designed for gaming and content creation as well as VR and mixed reality applications. Intel says that as the PC gaming industry grows, new processors will provide desktop-like performance for laptops.

by | April 03, 2018 | 04:46

Brandon Judd, leader of the union representing border patrol agents, predicted on "Fox & Friends" that those in the caravan would create havoc and chaos in the U.S.as they wait for what he described as immigration reform. If they're not going to help us at the border, it's a very sad thing between our two countries. Currently, the program is not accepting any additional applications.

by | April 02, 2018 | 11:30

Amazon's stock has tumbled 9.2% amid a three-session losing streak, weighed by President Trump's criticism of the company. His online barrage came the morning after a report by Axios said he was ready to "go after Amazon". Amazon has already waded into the financial service waters with Amazon Cash , which lets shoppers add physical cash to their Amazon account by visiting brick-and-mortar stores.

by | April 02, 2018 | 11:24

Eventually, however, the court agreed the protection anyhow, acquitting Noor Salman of both costs: aiding and abetting the arrangement of product assistance to an worldwide terrorism company- in this instance, the Islamic State, to which Omar Mateen vowed his obligation throughout the strike- and also blockage of justice.

by | April 01, 2018 | 01:42

Highs will be in the upper 40s and lower 50s. Tuesday will be partly sunny with highs in the mid 50s. Mostly clear, with a low around 33. I wouldn't even rule out a stray rumble of thunder during the evening when a cold front sweeps across MI.

by | April 01, 2018 | 00:55

WORT has followed the story this week, bringing daily updates to our listeners. Republican legislative leaders responded by announcing Friday that they would reconvene the Senate and Assembly to pass a bill that would change special election laws.

by | March 30, 2018 | 00:40

The new setup aims to leverage Microsoft's strongest businesses, like its Azure cloud service and Office 365 subscription software, while Windows gets deemphasized. Panos Panay becomes chief product officer and devices leader. This group will focus on how people interact with various computing devices , using multiple senses, Microsoft said in a memo .

by | March 30, 2018 | 00:39

Amazon battle could finally be on the horizon", Daniel Ives, head of technology research at GBH Insights, said in a note to clients Wednesday. Amazon stock was a heavy weight on the S&P 500's consumer discretionary sector on Thursday, as the company accounts for roughly 20% of the sector's market capitalization.

by | March 30, 2018 | 00:38

At the moment, Renault owns 43 per cent of Nissan and Nissan owns 15 per cent of Renault. According to insiders familiar with the subject, the apparent deal is looking at ending the current alliance between the companies - which added Mitsubishi into the framework in October 2016 - and combine them into a single corporation.

by | March 29, 2018 | 02:09

Adding 200 GW would create enormous excess capacity that could be exported to neighbours or used by industry, although the kingdom will still require other forms of power generation for night-time back-up. That's about how long it's anticipated it will take to build out all 200 gigawatts of the project. This is beneficial to Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud, who created Vision 2030 to reduce the country's dependence on crude oil.

by | March 29, 2018 | 01:53

Oil has rallied amid geopolitical tensions and signs that USA oil stockpiles are dwindling. Despite this, there were concerns over regulatory interference, as seen in other Chinese commodities like iron ore and coal. The regulators in the country hope futures will serve as a means of venture capital management for its oil companies, a reference price for industry players and a means to help open the country's financial markets .

by | March 27, 2018 | 17:30

Previously the flight had to stop in either Singapore or the Middle East but cutting out those stopovers slashed roughly three hours from the flight time . "We have a touchdown!" wrote Twitter user Andrew Leong, who said it was "a milestone in the aviation industry". The 17-hour flight will leave London Heathrow at 1.15pm on Sunday and arrive into Perth at 1pm the following day, with the Qantas Dreamliner then flying on to Melbourne.

by | March 26, 2018 | 02:14

In the western city of Nantes, brief scuffles broke out between some protesters and riot police. The strikes saw transport cancellations, some schools and creches closed, as well as limits on some services such as libraries and rubbish collection.

by | March 25, 2018 | 00:54

It has suggested that affected nations could work together to oppose the measures in the World Trade Organization (WTO). China will also pursue legal action against the USA at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in response to the United States planned tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, the statement said , and called for dialogue to resolve the dispute.

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:10

In June 2016, the Obama administration lifted the longstanding ban on transgender individuals in the military, allowing them to serve openly for the first time. "This policy is a thinly-veiled and feeble attempt by the Trump-Pence administration to justify the unnecessary discrimination of qualified patriots in order to advance their own personal agendas and in defiance of the administration's top military leadership", said Matt Thorn, president of OutServe-SLDN.

by | March 22, 2018 | 01:37

Kassoff, like several other players, is watching the collapse of Toys R Us in the USA and seeing an opportunity worth potentially well over $1 billion. Amazon isn't interested in maintaining the Toys "R" Us brand, the Bloomberg article states. With majority of their 3000+ stores located in malls, the teen jewelry company has been suffering from a decline in traffic in shopping malls.

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:13

Guests will soon be invited to take part in Avengers and Marvel experiences at Disneyland Resort , Disneyland Paris , and Hong Kong Disneyland . The Guardians of the Galaxy will be joined by Spider-Man and the Avengers in what will become a completely immersive Super Hero universe, furthering the evolution of Disney California Adventure park.

by | March 19, 2018 | 16:33

The support of several opposition parties for the no-trust motion means there would be no problem in it being accepted. The AIADMK, which had contested the 2014 polls against the BJP but is generally seen to be its ally, has 37 MPs. Though CBN was late to enter the game on no confidence motion , he could turn the tables very quickly. The BJP has 273 - more than the half-way mark of 270.