by | January 05, 2019 | 17:56

The record price - which equates to about $5,000 a pound - is more than double the previous high set in 2013, according to Masayuki Fukuda, an official in charge of trading operations at the Tokyo market. The move to Toyosu was repeatedly delayed because of concerns over soil contamination. The Japanese are the biggest consumer of bluefin tuna and experts warn the species could become extinct because of overfishing.

by | January 05, 2019 | 16:15

The photos quickly went viral, eliciting responses from other USA police departments and Krispy Kreme itself. The Lexington Police Department shared shots mourning the loss of their beloved Krispy Kreme delivery truck which was completely charred after it caught fire, in hilarious posts that went viral.

by | January 05, 2019 | 15:40

Brent crude , the global benchmark, was up $1.25 to $57.20 a barrel at 1113 GMT. The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for February delivery gained 0.55 USA dollar to settle at 47.09 dollars a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude for March delivery increased 1.04 dollars to close at 55.95 dollars a barrel on the London ICE Futures Exchange.

by | January 05, 2019 | 12:12

The total number of homes sold in Metro Vancouver previous year fell to 24,619, marking the lowest total since 2000, according to data from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver . Yan said in an interview, noting that prices are still holding steady in some suburbs farthest away from the city of Vancouver. The benchmark price of a townhouse rose 1.3 per cent year-over-year to $809,700, while the benchmark price of a condominium gained 0.6 per cent to $664,100.

by | January 05, 2019 | 07:07

Stocks rallied further after Fed Chair Jerome Powell told a gathering of economists that the USA central bank had no "pre-set" plan for interest rates and was carefully monitoring economic conditions. The dollar weakened, Treasury yields advanced and US stocks surged to close 3.4 per cent higher on the S&P 500 Index as investors interpreted the Fed chairman as sounding as if he sees scope to wait and see how the economy performs before raising rates again .

by | January 05, 2019 | 06:25

New Worries emerge with the federal government shutdown, tax returns. The possibility of a lengthy stalemate could complicate this year's tax season, the first under the new law passed by Congress in 2017. When the government does re-open, when will people get their money? Those who owe taxes usually delay filing until the April 15 deadline, and wealthier taxpayers with more complicated returns often take an extension.

by | January 05, 2019 | 00:45

That suggests the Fed won't tighten again in March, she said. A new jobs report on Friday showed United States employers added more than 300,000 jobs in December - well above expectations. Powell replied "no" when directly asked if he would step down if the president requested it during an appearance at a roundtable in Atlanta at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association.

by | January 05, 2019 | 00:20

The revenue revision, which came late Wednesday, led markets lower around the world and also triggered a slump for Asian suppliers and a wave of lower price targets from Wall Street. As the climate of mounting uncertainty weighed on financial markets, the effects appeared to reach consumers as well, with traffic to our retail stores and our channel partners in China declining as the quarter progressed.

by | January 05, 2019 | 00:16

But Cook acknowledged that there's sluggish iPhone demand in plenty of other places, too. The news from Apple has already sent the value of the company plummeting by more than $55 billion, and as trading continues today, it is possible that it will drop further.

by | January 04, 2019 | 13:31

India has stopped printing its newly launched Rs 2000 notes, to get it slowly out of circulation and thereafter from the market. "At that time, to counter the massive cash shortage, the government flooded the country with new Rs 2,000 notes", as reported by The Print .

by | January 04, 2019 | 03:32

In early December in Argentina, Trump and Xi made a decision to hold off on further trade war tariffs for 90 days while they negotiate a deal to bring an end to the dispute following months of escalating tensions. Prior to Saturday's call, there had been small signs of progress - and the absence of new threats from Trump. Two-way investment between the two countries also soared over the period.

by | January 04, 2019 | 03:32

As a precaution, they have turned them off in the Frontier section of the airport. When asked if any other people at the airport reported being sick after drinking from the fountains, Dynia said no other passengers were sick. The city said in a release Wednesday that it will be a day or two before testing on the water samples will be completed. Other passengers on the flight had to remain on the plane until clearance was given about an hour and a half after landing, according to CNN .

by | January 03, 2019 | 16:11

The employee told Taylor that straws were prohibited from being placed out near the condiments and that he could only get one after requesting one from an employee behind the counter. He reached across and tried to grab her and hit her", she told CNN . The 55 second video showcases the man suddenly clawing and pulling the cashier towards him in aggressive leap, and the cashier raining him with repeated punches to loosen his grip.

by | January 03, 2019 | 14:22

Last summer, Hong Kong Airlines suffered a similar error, and set the bar high by honouring its mistake. Return fares in the premium cabin from Da Nang to NY started at $675 for travel in August, Gary Leff, a travel and loyalty-program blogger on View from the Wing , wrote on December 31.

by | January 03, 2019 | 11:27

Hanson says they are proud to see their staff do well and says he believes the changes will benefit the local economy. In another six states - Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Maine, Missouri and Washington - voters took matters into their own hands, approving measures at the ballot box to raise the minimum wage, according to the nonprofit.

by | January 03, 2019 | 10:12

The company forecast $84 billion in revenue for its fiscal first quarter ended December 29, which is below analysts' estimate of $91.5 billion, according to IBES data from Refinitiv. In August it became the first publicly traded company to be valued at $1tn. CEO Tim Cook announced the most recent quarter fell apart, by Apple's standards, and there may be worse ahead.

by | January 03, 2019 | 05:27

Activision Blizzard is having a year of ups and downs. News outlets have reported that no start date has been announced. is reporting that Activision-Blizzard Chief Financial Officer Spencer Neumann has been fired "for cause unrelated to the Company's financial reporting or disclosure controls and procedures ".

by | January 02, 2019 | 21:54

Production also ramped up during the fourth quarter, enabling the company to complete 86,500 vehicles, up 8 percent from the previous quarter. Craig Irwin, an analyst with Roth Capital Partners, noted that Tesla's price adjustments on its vehicles are not helping TSLA stock either.

by | January 02, 2019 | 12:56

It closed 2018 down 6.24 percent on the year. "Just like President Xi said in his speech, we are all 'running at full speed toward the realization of our dreams, '" Zhang said. Energy companies fared the worst, plunging 20.5 per cent for the year, as the price of US crude oil tumbled around 40 per cent from a four-year peak of $76 a barrel in October.

by | January 02, 2019 | 09:09

There hasn't been a victor since the $1.5 billion jackpot in October. The prize is the eighth largest jackpot in the history of Mega Millions with a cash option of $248.8 million. That winner's identity is still a mystery , and whoever got the winning ticket has until April to claim the prize. According to the game's official website, the odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 302,575,350.

by | January 01, 2019 | 15:54

St. Louis business owner Joe Edwards, who supports the higher wage, said it's important to him to treat workers with "respect and consideration". Of course, a higher minimum wage that gives workers the same income as before but with fewer hours is still a benefit, allowing them to save on things like child care and take-out meals, and providing better work-life balance in general.

by | January 01, 2019 | 13:59

He criticized how the media had covered Mr Musk, 47, whom he called a close friend. You ever land a rocket on a robot drone? Despite the company's frenetic attempts to sell every vehicle it produced, a 2019 tax credit cut will make things much more complicated.

by | January 01, 2019 | 05:18

They say six people were taken to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. CBS Baltimore quoted passengers on the plane saying a woman had fallen ill on the Southwest Airlines flight from Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.

by | December 30, 2018 | 18:44

The print editions of the Chicago Tribune , Lake County News-Sun, Post-Tribune, Hartford Courant , Baltimore Sun , Capital Gazette, and Carroll County Times were published Saturday without paid death notices and classified ads, according to the Chicago Tribune , Hartford Courant, and Baltimore Sun.

by | December 29, 2018 | 16:41

Sears Holdings closed at 17 cents per share Friday, down more than 2 percent. The company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in October, saying at the time it would close more than 20 percent of all stores, keeping open only its 500 most profitable locations.