Nafta: Donald Trump says U.S. 'not getting along' with Canada

Trump also cast serious doubt on ongoing NAFTA negotiations, raising issues with "the negotiating style of Canada". President Trump's tough stance on fair trade practices has helped secure an agreement with Mexico, and now it's forcing Canada to ... More..

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by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Lighthizer hints Mexico pact may need to be reopened if delayed — NAFTA

Trump has used an obscure "national security" provision of US trade law to impose tariffs on imports of Canadian steel and aluminum . If a three-way deal isn't reached soon, the USA will break up the world's...More..

by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

US, Mexico ready to sign new NAFTA without Canada

In recent days, officials have issued a series of increasingly pessimistic assessments of the chances of including Canada in the trade deal with Mexico , which was finalized last month. Speaking at the United ...More..

by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Iran says Trump is why oil prices are now so high

United States crude supplies showed yet another gain, with U.S. inventories showing a rise of almost 3 million barrels in the week to September 21st, bringing to total count to over 400 million barrels of exces...More..

UK's Raab says confident of clinching a Brexit deal - worldwide
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

UK's Raab says confident of clinching a Brexit deal - worldwide

Corbyn is due to use his speech in Liverpool, north west England, to promise an expansion of free childcare for poor households, saying that "driving up standards of childcare will make that vital difference fo...More..

Crude oil up sharply as OPEC signals no new production
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Crude oil up sharply as OPEC signals no new production

President Donald Trump for action to raise global supply to help lower prices. OPEC and its allies reduced oil output in August as a drop in Iranian supply due to USA sanctions derailed their attempts to ...More..

Jeremy Corbyn refuses to say Brexit will definitely happen
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn refuses to say Brexit will definitely happen

May says she will press on with her proposals, and branded Labour's intention to vote against any agreement that falls short of its demands as "not in the national interest". But Mrs May, speaking en route to t...More..

Trump rejects any meeting with Iran's Rouhani at U.N. gathering
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Trump rejects any meeting with Iran's Rouhani at U.N. gathering

Mr Rouhani never used the US President's name but his words were clearly directly aimed at the American firebrand. Addressing the United Nations General Assembly in NY, he defended his decision to abandon t...More..

Michael Kors is buying Versace for $2 billion
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Michael Kors is buying Versace for $2 billion

Michael Kors, with roots in the United States but headquartered in London, has struck a deal to buy Versace for 1.83 billion euros ($2.1 billion), a statement said . Kors shares dropped 7.6 per cent Monday a...More..

Sky shares rally after Comcast wins bidding war
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Sky shares rally after Comcast wins bidding war

Comcast, one of said competitors, has now emerged as the front-runner in what has become a bidding war for the company - and Sky shareholders are being urged to accept its offer of £17.28 per share, up on Fox...More..

Instagram founders depart Facebook after clashes with Zuckerberg
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Instagram founders depart Facebook after clashes with Zuckerberg

Instagram founders Mike Krieger, left, and Kevin Systrom attend the 16th annual Webby Awards in NY in 2012. Systrom and Krieger did not give a reason for their departure, the paper said, adding that they plan...More..

China accuses Trump Administration of bullying as trade war flares
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

China accuses Trump Administration of bullying as trade war flares

In a white paper released by the official Xinhua News Agency on Monday, Beijing said Trump's "America first" economic policy and punitive tariffs on Chinese products had "greatly undermined" bilateral econo...More..

Pandora acquired by SiriusXM in $3.5bn deal
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Pandora acquired by SiriusXM in $3.5bn deal

New York-based SiriusXM Holdings Inc. has more than 36-million subscribers in North America, while Pandora has more than 70-million monthly active users. Last May, Pandora paid $145 million for AdsWizz, t...More..

Oil jumps 2 % as market tightens, more gains seen
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Oil jumps 2 % as market tightens, more gains seen

J.P. Morgan says USA sanctions on Iran could lead to a loss of 1.5 million bpd, while Mercuria warned that as much as 2 million bpd could be knocked out of the market. Instead, the meeting agreed to stick to th...More..

by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Here’s Why It Matters if Rod Rosenstein Gets Fired

The Justice Department issued two statements from Rosenstein denying the remarks and released a separate statement from someone who said he recalled the recording comment but insisted that it was meant sarc...More..

Miner Barrick agrees to buy Randgold to create $18bn gold giant
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Miner Barrick agrees to buy Randgold to create $18bn gold giant

This lack of a premium for Randgold shareholders prompted scepticism from some analysts who were also concerned that Randgold's agility could be bogged down by the mammoth Barrick . The deal value, at 48.5 pou...More..

by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Oil Price Jumps To Four-Year High, Nears $81

Brent crude LCOc1 hit its highest since November 2014 at $81.39 per barrel, up $2.59 or 3.3 percent, before easing to $80.86 by 1:09 p.m. EDT (1705 GMT). Saudi Arabia signaled the kingdom is in no rush to brin...More..

Why Michael Kors Is on the Verge of Buying Versace
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Why Michael Kors Is on the Verge of Buying Versace

Michael Kors may announce a deal as early as this week that values Versace at about $2 billion, said the people, who asked not to be identified as the discussions are private. Weber, who has a four-decade ca...More..

Could you spend 30 hours in a coffin?
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Could you spend 30 hours in a coffin?

During this year's Fright Fest, Six Flags St. Louis will be rolling out the challenge in celebration of its 30th anniversary. Six Flags described them as "deluxe, 2'x7', slightly used coffins". Fright F...More..

by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Oil jumps as market tightens, more gains seen

Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al Falih also ruled out the need to use spare capacity to increase oil output . "Decisions can only be made at OPEC meetings in the presence of all OPEC members and by consensu...More..

by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Volkswagen's Porsche drops diesel in electric auto push

The German carmaker Porsche says it will stop making diesel cars, and concentrate on petrol, electric and hybrid engines instead. It follows the emissions scandal involving parent company Volkswagen which...More..

Strawberries pulled from shelves in New Zealand after needles found within
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Strawberries pulled from shelves in New Zealand after needles found within

The fruit, imported from Western Australia and sold under the Choice brand, had been sold at a supermarket in Auckland , Woolworths-owned Countdown . There have been over 100 reports of needles being foun...More..

Cryptocurrencies rally over Ripple's digital coin issuance
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Cryptocurrencies rally over Ripple's digital coin issuance

It signed an agreement with London-based TransferGo which would see the company make use of Ripple's transfer solutions. In a recent interview with CNBC , Sagar Sarbhai, Ripple's Head of Regulatory Relatio...More..

ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie sacked after several months of talks
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie sacked after several months of talks

Ousted ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie has responded to her shock axing, saying she is " devastated " at the decision made by the national broadcaster's board of directors and is now considering her ...More..

American Airlines Announces Nonstop Philadelphia (PHL) to Orlando Melbourne
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

American Airlines Announces Nonstop Philadelphia (PHL) to Orlando Melbourne

Police say Sankat, who carries a Florida driver's license, has dual citizenship with Canada and Trinidad and Tobago. Melbourne police took Sankat into custody and airport spokeswoman Lori Booker praised the a...More..

Labor Will Challenge UK PM on Brexit Deal, Corbyn Says
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Labor Will Challenge UK PM on Brexit Deal, Corbyn Says

Last night Chris Grayling said the European Union knew Mrs May's red line was the Irish border issue and warned them without a softening of position by Brussels there will be no deal. Responding to a ferociou...More..

Strawberry scare: Australian supermarket stops selling needles
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Strawberry scare: Australian supermarket stops selling needles

An Australian supermarket chain said on Thursday it had stopped selling needles, as police across the country investigate more than 100 cases of them being found in fruit. "I'm just focused on making sure no id...More..

Weed stocks: Tilray's huge gains beyond comprehension, Citron Research
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Weed stocks: Tilray's huge gains beyond comprehension, Citron Research

When Tilray's unlisted Class 1 shares are included, Privateer's holdings rise to nearly 75 million shares, worth more than US$15 billion. Though there are more than 100 licensed producers in Canada, there's...More..

Nordstrom slammed for selling $530 distressed Golden Goose sneakers
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Nordstrom slammed for selling $530 distressed Golden Goose sneakers

The brand chose to display these shoes on an American retail chain Nordstrom and let us warn you the shoe may look cheap but in reality these pairs are being sold for $530 which is a whopping Rs. Last year, t...More..

Comcast Muscles Fox Aside With $39 Billion Offer for Sky
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Comcast Muscles Fox Aside With $39 Billion Offer for Sky

Comcast's repeated overtures forced Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger to spend almost $18 billion more than he initially planned, or $71.3 billion, to purchase the Fox assets. "Consumers are no longer buying whol...More..

United States oil prices surge as inventory draw adds to supply concerns
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

United States oil prices surge as inventory draw adds to supply concerns

Week over week, USA crude oil exports rose by 539,000 barrels a day last week and US production rose from 10.9 million barrels a day to 11.0 million. The price of oil is up 7 percent in the last month and alm...More..

Uber talks on Deliveroo merger Just Eat's shares
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Uber talks on Deliveroo merger Just Eat's shares

According to Bloomberg news agency, Uber is conducting exploratory talks with meal delivery company Deliveroo . After closing down ride-hailing business in Southeast Asia , China, and Russia, Uber is n...More..

‘No Truth to Rumour’: Emirates, Etihad Deny Merger Reports
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

‘No Truth to Rumour’: Emirates, Etihad Deny Merger Reports

Etihad Airlines, based in Abu Dhabi, has battled to break even. The company announced losses of $1.87 billion past year, linked to its partial purchase of Alitalia . Emirates mainly operates alone - an approac...More..

India looks to counter USA curbs on Iran oil import
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

India looks to counter USA curbs on Iran oil import

The EU has promised to protect its business interests against the impact of United States sanctions against Iran. India's Chennai Petroleum will also stop processing Iranian crude oil from October to keep i...More..

How the auction process for Sky will work
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

How the auction process for Sky will work

Comcast now leads Fox with a 14.75 pound a share offer for control of the pay-TV group that values it at 25.9 billion pounds (US$34.2 billion) and has been recommended to investors by Sky's independent dire...More..