Finance

by | September 28, 2019 | 12:45

US-listed shares of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, Baidu Inc and JD.com Inc slipped between 1.2% and 3.6% on the news. The move would be part of a broader effort to limit USA investments into China , the source said. Data earlier showed US consumer spending barely rose in August, suggesting that the economy's main growth engine was slowing after accelerating sharply in the second quarter.

by | September 28, 2019 | 04:56

Tesla owners that paid for the full self-driving option for their vehicle are getting an early release of the update . For Model 3 owners, V10 also means that browser access will also finally be enabled. Tesla doesn't lay out many parameters for using Smart Summon other than to cover themselves legally with the note that "Those using Smart Summon must remain responsible for the vehicle and monitor it and its surroundings at all times".

by | September 28, 2019 | 03:56

They found that the teabags exhibited significant cracking and degradation after steeping, and that there were a lot of micro- and nanoparticles in the water, mostly between 1 and 150 micrometers for the microparticles, and 100 and 1,000 nanometres for the nanoparticles.

by | September 28, 2019 | 03:22

The announcement came around two weeks after attacks on two facilities of Saudi Arabia's state-run oil producer Saudi Aramco. Non-Muslim visitors will still not be allowed to visit holy places like the Kaaba in Mecca and the Prophet's Mosque, and the ban on alcohol will be kept in place.

by | September 27, 2019 | 23:26

Japan Airlines offers a new seat map that displays a "child icon" above the seats where children between 8 days to 2 years old will sit during the flight. Please take note , @qatarairways : I had 3 screaming babies next to me on my JFK-DOH flight two weeks ago. "It happens. Some adults were worse", he tweeted.

by | September 27, 2019 | 21:59

Though he had said that he was "humbled" by the IPO delay, since Neumann is the co-founder of the We Company, he has special voting shares that can make him dismiss directors. Allegedly the board meets Monday and would like to appoint Son as non-executive chairman. It is unclear how numerous seven board members support the effort to force Neumann to step down as chief executive.

by | September 27, 2019 | 21:27

The Duke of Sussex has kicked off the next leg of the royal tour by planting trees in Chobe National Park with 200 school children from local primary schools. The Prince indicated that, as such, he felt "deeply connected to this place and to Africa". The nation has the third highest HIV prevalence on the earth and the duke's charity runs 47 Botswanan golf equipment supporting 1,300 HIV optimistic younger folks every month, by means of self-confidence constructing initiatives, sensible well ...

by | September 27, 2019 | 15:34

After launching an investigation, they determined an unauthorized third party had accessed DoorDash user data on May 4, 2019. The breach only impacts those who joined the platform on or before April 5, 2018, the post said. Gig-economy delivery app maker DoorDash is so, so sorry this Thursday after hackers gained access to almost five million of its customer accounts. DoorDash says it is directly reaching out to users who have been affected.

by | September 26, 2019 | 21:30

The chase was called off, and the highway patrol later found the suspect's auto abandoned in San Jose, according to the station. The police officer driving the Tesla was pursuing a suspect who was wanted in connection with a crime in Santa Clara, according to Bosques.

by | September 26, 2019 | 19:30

Shares of Beyond Meat soared 13% in premarket trading, while McDonald's shares inched up less than 1%. McDonald's is calling the product a PLT - plant, lettuce and tomato - a play on the BLT (bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich) although the PLT will also include two pickles, slivered onions, cheese, mustard, ketchup, "mayo-style sauce" and the same bun used for Quarter Pounder burgers.

by | September 26, 2019 | 02:29

Let's have a look if the cleaning programme was a success or not. All you need to do is PRESS THE BELL ICON next to the Subscribe button! "Today we are heading towards making the entire country a model". Shell CEO Ben van Beurden said Mr. Modi had a very "strong and impassionate "Come to India" speech" and his four D's of democracy, demography, demand and decisiveness are very powerful arguments to invest in India.

by | September 25, 2019 | 21:55

President Donald Trump has released the transcript of his controversial phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky . The conversation between the two world leaders took place on July 25, 2019, and was flagged by a whistleblower.

by | September 25, 2019 | 17:50

Also on Wednesday, one month after announcing that they were in merger talks , the tobacco giants Altria and Philip Morris International said they were calling off those discussions. As of right now, it's the only product of its kind with premarket authorization from the Food and Drug Administration. Shares of both companies rose in early trading, with Philip Morris' stock jumping nearly 7%.

by | September 25, 2019 | 15:37

The decision means a shutdown for Canadian-based app Kik , which claimed to have some 300 million users at its peak and to have been used by as many as 40 percent of United States teens. The company first launched Kin in 2017 , raising $100 million through an initial coin offering ( ICO ). Steven Peikin, Co-director of the SEC's Division of Enforcement, said at the time that by conducting its Kin (KIN) tokens sale, Kik " deprived investors of information to which they were ...

by | September 25, 2019 | 07:54

A Wall Street Journal report over the weekend portrayed Neumann and his wife as eccentric executives who made rash decisions. The company, now known as We, is one of the world's most valuable startups and Neumann's demotion marks a dramatic fall from grace from one of the most high-profile executives of the new generation of tech companies.

by | September 25, 2019 | 05:44

As reported by U.Today, the number of CME's futures contracts has experienced a 132 increase compared to 2018. Institutional traders have now a market for physically-delivered Bitcoin futures , which means that actual bitcoins are held in Bakkt's warehouse and will be delivered at the expiry of the contract.

by | September 25, 2019 | 05:14

The SEC claimed that Ghosn and his Nissan subordinates concealed more than $90 million of his compensation from investors and public disclosure starting in 2009. She has appeared before a Japanese judge to answer questions in the case. "Investors are entitled to know how, and how much, a company compensates its top executives", said Stephanie Avakian, co-director of enforcement at the SEC.

by | September 25, 2019 | 03:36

He also denied that his own decision to withhold $400 million in aid to Ukraine had anything to do with Biden. Trump insisted anew he did nothing wrong in his conversation with Ukraine's leader that is at the center of the complaint. "They never even saw the transcript of the call". The inspector general, Michael Atkinson, deemed the complaint "credible and urgent", which by law necessitated informing Congress - but the acting director of national intelligence, Joseph Maguire, refused.

by | September 24, 2019 | 21:53

Both the Netherlands and Luxembourg challenged the decision in court. In the Starbucks-Netherlands case, the Court argued that the Commission had failed to demonstrate how the company benefited from an economic advantage as a result of tax rulings issued by the Dutch authorities in 2008.

by | September 24, 2019 | 20:48

Trade Representative characterised their two days of talks as "productive". The Chicago Fed National Activity Index is also due on Monday, while New York Fed President John Williams makes a scheduled speech after the central bank on Friday said it plans more intervention in the US funding market to bolster dollar liquidity.

by | September 24, 2019 | 15:26

The prices of petrol and diesel are rising after an attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities that knocked off more than 5 per cent of global oil supply. Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on September 19 spoke to Saudi Arabia's new oil minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman to discuss the supply plan. India buys around 2,00,000 tonnes of LPG every month from Saudi Arabia.

by | September 24, 2019 | 13:48

The Stena Impero has not turned on its satellite-tracking beacon in 58 days, nor has there been any sign that it has left its position off the Iranian coast near the port city of Bandar Abbas. He planned on presenting details while at the United Nations. Zarif said the new Hormuz Peace Initiative - with the acronym HOPE - would be formed under a United Nations umbrella with two underlying principles: nonaggression and noninterference.

by | September 24, 2019 | 07:56

In a statement, the 178-year-old travel company said that discussions on the final terms of its rescue deal were continuing, including with Fosun Tourism Group, its largest shareholder. When Monarch went bust in October 2017, the Government spent £60 million getting passengers home. A Thomas Cook Airbus A321-200 airplane takes off at the airport in Palma de Mallorca.

by | September 24, 2019 | 05:03

The Saudi attacks have refocused investor attention on the prospect of supply disruptions in other OPEC producers, says Stephen Brennock of oil broker PVM, pointing to the potential for fresh outages in Nigeria, Libya and Venezuela. The Trump administration has rebuked all Iranian denials that the country was behind the attack, and Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani labeled a USA -led coalition now stationed to protect commercial interests in the area "a new means for plundering the ...

by | September 24, 2019 | 05:01

The company, which has raised more than $12 billion since its founding and never turned a profit, has said it intends to go public in October. But Neumann may have followed Son's advice a little to closely for the big-money investor. Institutions - including Benchmark Capital, one of WeWork's investors - pushed out Uber Technologies Inc's Travis Kalanick before the ride-sharing company went public.