Economy

Mexico slaps tariffs on United States goods

The economy ministry said it will "initiate a dispute settlement process under the umbrella" of the WTO, and that its actions will "continue to follow the state...


Trump's Tariffs Could Cost U.S. 400,000 Jobs

Trudeau publicly called Trump's decision to impose new tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum "insulting". The White House recently confirmed President Tru...


Microsoft close to buying coding database GitHub

Microsoft might pay upwards of $5 billion for the company. While some developers seem unhappy about an acquisition , it's possible that Microsoft's interes...


Apple’s WWDC 2018: Here’s what to expect

Google during its I/O 2018 conference announced a new feature to its upcoming Android P interface with something named as the Dashboard. iOS 12 is expect...


Solidarity in euro zone should not lead to debt union, Merkel says

The chancellor spoke at a time of new concern about cohesion in the 28-member European Union, after a populist coalition with a strong anti-EU streak was instal...


Trump considers reversing ZTE ban as part of Chinese trade battles

The U.S.is confronting China as it picks battles on other trade fronts with some of its closest allies. After briefing reporters on the administration's dec...


Iran's weekly light crude price surpasses $77

The premium has doubled in less than a month, as a lack of pipeline capacity in the United States has trapped a lot of output inland. Based on last week's pri...


India's economic growth jumps to 7.7%

The latest round of FICCI's Economic Outlook Survey conducted by economists from industry, banking and financial service sector, said that the brewing trade ten...


Giuseppe Conte to lead coalition gov't as Italy's Prime Minister-designate

Giuseppe Conte has been designated as Italy's next prime minister and is expected to be sworn in on Friday, after the populist Five Star Movement and anti-im...


Visa card payment disruption across UK and Europe

The cause remains unknown and Visa offered no information of when the problem will be fixed. The company said it was investigating the cause of the disruption...


Amazon is encouraging Australians to pirate ebooks

Previously, GST only applied to most goods and services sold in Australia , as well as imports worth more than A$1,000, giving companies that sold cheap import...


Starbucks closes 8,000 stores for anti-bias training

Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson had asked to use the restroom at a downtown Philadelphia Starbucks on April 12th as they waited to have a meeting but were to...


Mocking The Common Man, Petrol Prices Cut By One Paisa

On Monday, Economic affairs secretary Subhash Chandra Garg had said that fuel prices are expected to cool in the coming days. The party supremo and West Benga...


USA to impose tariffs on European Union steel, aluminium

For instance, the Beer Institute - an industry group that represents U.S. brewers - warned that aluminum tariffs would drive up prices of beer cans. The Europ...


Heavy traffic expected for Memorial Day weekend

As of Friday afternoon, the average price of regular gas in the area was $2.90, up from $2.15 on May 25, 2017. "It's no shock as we continue to see price hi...


Fiat Chrysler recalls 4.8 million USA cars

The firm said an "unlikely sequence of events" could lead to drivers being unable to cancel cruise control. Fiat Chrysler said vehicles may be placed in par...


Crude Oil Eases From 4-year High

So, for the working week that ended on May 18, the country's oil reserves fell by 1.3 million barrels. Brent for July delivery rose 23 cents to $79.80 on th...


Trump grants posthumous pardon to Jack Johnson, Jim Crow-era boxing champion

Johnson died in 1946 but his case has been kept alive by his great-great niece and several senators. "To be able to be here at the Oval office in Washington...


JJ Watt visits Santa Fe shooting survivors and nurses at hospital

Victims injured in the deadly shooting at Santa Fe High School received a special visitor at the hospital. Tuesday's inaugural session focused on school distr...


NFL restores respect for national anthem

The new policy , announced after a two-day meeting of the league's 32 owners, leaves it to individual teams to discipline players for acts deemed disrespectful...