Unemployment Rate for Workers Without High School Degrees Hits Record Low

Jobs and recruiting site Glassdoor tracks wages across the USA in its Local Pay Reports. Job gains have averaged 215,000 so far this year, an acceleration from 2017 (182,000) and 2016 (195,000) averages. Construction boosted jobs by 19,000 followin... More..

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China rejects US request to cut Iranian crude imports
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

China rejects US request to cut Iranian crude imports

However, two top U.S. bureaucrats have told Bloomberg that China is provocatively refusing to comply. "When we decide anything on Iran, we will inform you". The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countri...More..

Khabib vs McGregor set for October 6
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Khabib vs McGregor set for October 6

It is expected that the UFC would set up a presser just for the two of them in the immediate future, to get the promotional ball rolling for the fight. In a video interview this week, the San Jose-based Nurma...More..

Britain Set To Sizzle In 36C Heat Thanks To 'Fiery Furnace'
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Britain Set To Sizzle In 36C Heat Thanks To 'Fiery Furnace'

Francois Jobard, a weather forecaster for Meteo France , said the hot air mass from North Africa "will possibly result in record temperatures in Portugal and Spain with 45C expected from now until Saturd...More..

Apple is about to become the world's first trillion dollar company
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Apple is about to become the world's first trillion dollar company

But Cook has capitalized on the continuing popularity of the iPhone and other products invented under Jobs' reign to sell services tailored for the more than 1.3 billion devices now powered by the company's s...More..

Trump administration confirms plan to raise China import tariff to 25 pct
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Trump administration confirms plan to raise China import tariff to 25 pct

The move would risk further escalation of tensions between Washington and Beijing which are already mired in a trade war . The U.S. has said a second round on 16 billion dollars in Chinese imports could ...More..

White House slams China’s ‘weak’ tariff threat and ‘lousy’ economy
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

White House slams China’s ‘weak’ tariff threat and ‘lousy’ economy

The move was in reaction to a threat from Washington earlier this week to increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25 percent from 10 percent. China's finance ministry unveiled new sets of add...More..

Newshour, US hits Turkey with sanctions over jailed pastor
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Newshour, US hits Turkey with sanctions over jailed pastor

Cavusoglu called his meeting with Pompeo "constructive". The government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan "should seize the Trump Towers", Aytun Ciray, general secretary of the Iyi (Good) Party, said to pro...More..

White House says Trump's resolve is firm on China trade
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

White House says Trump's resolve is firm on China trade

China's government has announced a US$60 billion list of American goods including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals for retaliation if Washington goes ahead with its latest tariff threat . Speaking at a...More..

One-trillion-dollar question finally answered by Apple
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

One-trillion-dollar question finally answered by Apple

The iPhone maker's stock has risen about 9% since Tuesday when it reported better than expected results for the three months to June. Apple , the world's most valuable publicly traded company, became firs...More..

What an interest rate rise means for you
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

What an interest rate rise means for you

In line with market expectations, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Wednesday increased its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points on inflationary concerns. Yorkshire Building Society - A spokeswoman for th...More..

Apple Becomes World’s First Trillion-Dollar Company
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Apple Becomes World’s First Trillion-Dollar Company

The stock has been surging this week as anticipation mounts for the next generation of iPhone, expected to be released in September. The company beat Wall Street expectations on Wednesday with $53.3 billion i...More..

Oil prices drop as OPEC production increases in July
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Oil prices drop as OPEC production increases in July

Meanwhile, Brent oil futures for October were up $0.69 or 0.91% at $75.45 a barrel. Russian energy minister Alexander Novak said on Friday the market remained volatile and responded to verbal intervention...More..

What the interest rates increase means for you
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

What the interest rates increase means for you

The Bank of England base rate has risen from 0.50 percent to 0.75, today as interest rates rise. Though the monetary policy statement noted that inflation projections for the second quarter have been revise...More..

Chipotle closes OH location after illnesses reported
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Chipotle closes OH location after illnesses reported

The Delaware County health department received hundreds of calls complaining of symptoms attributed to eating at the restaurant . Chipotle Mexican Grill closed a restaurant in Powell, Ohio , on Monda...More..

OH offers sales tax free weekend
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

OH offers sales tax free weekend

In anctipation of the crowds, Cottonwood Mall has added hours to its weekend schedule, staying open until 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday. People may wait to make large item purchases and increase...More..

Apple Becomes World's 1st Private-Sector Company Worth $1 Trillion
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Apple Becomes World's 1st Private-Sector Company Worth $1 Trillion

Apple Inc. became the first $1 trillion publicly listed US company on Thursday, crowning a decade-long rise fuelled by its ubiquitous iPhone that transformed it from a niche player in personal computers into ...More..

by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

White House needs to increase tariffs on Chinese goods: Wilbur Ross

At the same time, the USA indicated it is open to restarting formal negotiations with China , though Beijing must agree to open its markets to more competition and stop retaliating against us trade measures....More..

by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

How Google reversed its course on opposition to censorship in China

Google has also undergone changes as a company, with its new CEO Pichai leading the charge to once again get a foothold in the country. The initiative would represent the first time in nearly a decade tha...More..

by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Bank of England raises interest rates to 0.75%

Five of the six members on the panel voted for a rate increase in the latest policy review. "The main reason for changing the policy rate is to ensure that, on a durable basis, we come to and maintain the 4 p...More..

Air marshals have secretly monitored U.S. passengers for years, report says
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Air marshals have secretly monitored U.S. passengers for years, report says

Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat, wrote Monday in a letter to the agency that included a number of questions about the program. The TSA launched Quiet Skies in March, but the public is just hearing about it...More..

Bond yields drop as Bank of Japan remains dovish
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Bond yields drop as Bank of Japan remains dovish

Spreadbetters pointed to a dour mood elsewhere, with London's FTSE futures FFIc1 off 0.7 percent and E-Minis for the S&P 500 down 0.3 percent. The markets are now eyeing the upcomingannouncements by the ...More..

Tesla cuts losses on Model 3 sales, Musk promises profits next quarter
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Tesla cuts losses on Model 3 sales, Musk promises profits next quarter

For the full third quarter, Tesla expects to build 50,000 to 55,000 Model 3 sedans, and deliveries should exceed the company's production total, according to a letter to shareholders. Tesla's second-quarte...More..

Trump imposes sanctions over Turkey's detaining of minister
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Trump imposes sanctions over Turkey's detaining of minister

Brunson was accused of helping supporters of Fethullah Gulen , the USA -based cleric who Turkish authorities say masterminded the 2016 coup attempt against Erdogan in which 250 people were killed. The 50-year-...More..

by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Wraps and salads sold at Kroger, Walgreens recalled due to parasite concern

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said this causes intestinal illness about a week or so after consumption, and can include diarrhea and frequent or explosive bowel movements. It can also cause...More..

Samsung Galaxy S9 Not Selling as Well as Expected
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 Not Selling as Well as Expected

Samsung's difficulties in the mobile market, which accounts for about 40 per cent of its revenue, have been exacerbated by its recent lack of innovation to drive sales of its premium Galaxy series gadgets. The...More..

United Kingdom voters want a referendum on final Brexit deal, YouGov poll finds
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

United Kingdom voters want a referendum on final Brexit deal, YouGov poll finds

The rest did not know. Echoing that and noting May's commitment in March to come up with a so-called backstop wording for a withdrawal treaty to be concluded before Brexit in March, the BSG said: "The backs...More..

by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

RBI monetary policy: Repo rate hiked by 25 bps

This was the first time since October 2013 that the central bank hiked the repo rate -- the rate at which it lends to commercial banks -- at two consecutive policy meetings. RBI had increased the benchmark shor...More..

IPhones and Apple services fueled the company's biggest Q3 ever
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

IPhones and Apple services fueled the company's biggest Q3 ever

Apple attributed the latter figure to the fact that 2017's MacBook Pros launched within the same quarter last year, whereas this year's models didn't launch until right after the end of the quarter, so those s...More..

UK Foreign Secretary accidentally describes his Chinese wife as Japanese in Beijing
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

UK Foreign Secretary accidentally describes his Chinese wife as Japanese in Beijing

Exchanging pleasantries as his United Kingdom delegation sat down to talks with Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi and officials, Mr Hunt sought to demonstrate his family ties to China . "My wife is Chinese, and...More..

With nimbler bikes, Harley sharpens Asia focus to revive growth
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

With nimbler bikes, Harley sharpens Asia focus to revive growth

Harley-Davidson announced in June plans to move its production on motorcycles that cater to the European market outside of the U.S. The move was a response to European Union tariffs in response to the Trump a...More..

Tesla teases a $1500 surfboard, only 200 will be made
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Tesla teases a $1500 surfboard, only 200 will be made

The main difference between the two products is that the Flamethrower was semi-mass-produced, whereas Tesla's surfboard will be made to order, shipping out to customers within 2-10 weeks. Elon Musk's auto...More..

McDonald's launches its own global currency
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

McDonald's launches its own global currency

The coin is collectible, but it's also redeemable for a Big Mac between now and the end of 2018, anywhere in the world. Many people remember all the ingredients to the McDonald's burger because of its ad camp...More..

U.S. wants a fair trade deal, Donald Trump tells European Union leaders - Ireland
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

U.S. wants a fair trade deal, Donald Trump tells European Union leaders - Ireland

Trump and the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday agreed to avoid an all-out trade war. The European Union offered access on 97 percent of goods and both sides agreed to reduce tariff...More..

Facebook is sued after stock plunge 'shocked' market
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Facebook is sued after stock plunge 'shocked' market

The company also said that revenue growth from emerging markets and the company's Instagram app, which has been less affected by privacy concerns, would not be enough to fix the damage. And Zuckerberg's ranking...More..