Finance

by | December 06, 2019 | 02:56

Ford has detailed that it is collaborating with McDonald's to create auto parts - like headlamp housing - from the leftover coffee bean skins that are expelled as a result of roasting. "It's 20 percent coffee chaff , but the magic is it's replacing 40 percent of a mineral that we had to mine from the Earth", Mielewski said. Now we're excited to see Ford find more uses for this new hybrid plastic in its vehicles, and eventually maybe move away from petroleum-based plastics in general.

by | December 05, 2019 | 23:40

The Bank of Canada has chose to hold rates steady. Changes in the Bank of Canada's key policy interest rate affects the prime rates at the major Canadian banks and, in turn, the rates Canadians pay for variable-rate mortgages and other variable-rate loans.

by | December 05, 2019 | 23:26

In its October meet, the RBI had cut interest rate by 25 bps to 5.15 per cent. Bank of Baroda's chief economist Sameer Narang said the rate cut cycle will have to wait for inflation to be within the target range. However, given the evolving growth-inflation dynamics, the MPC felt it appropriate to take a pause at this juncture. Headline inflation projection revised up to 5.1-4.7% for H2 2019/20, 4.0-3.8% for H1 2020/21.

by | December 04, 2019 | 22:36

House bill targeting camps for Muslims in Xinjiang drew Beijing's ire. USA stocks sold off for a third consecutive session on Tuesday, while Asian shares extended losses as hopes for a quick preliminary agreement between the world's two biggest economies were dashed.

by | December 04, 2019 | 05:21

The US Department of Agriculture estimates a 6.1 percent drop in potato output - the lowest since 2010 - and the United Potato Growers of Canada estimate that 18 percent of Manitoba's potato plants will go unharvested. If digging out from the storm that dropped more than two feet of snow in some parts of MA wasn't enough to create some anger toward Mother Nature, a new report says she's coming after the nation's french fry supply next.

by | December 03, 2019 | 23:11

American benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) was trading at $56.16 a barrel at the same time for a 0.2% increase after it ended the previous session at $56.03 per barrel. Meanwhile, world's leading investment bank, Goldman Sachs noted on Monday that OPEC+ is keen on extending output cuts till June with the hope that the three-month window of extension would aid prices in the market.

by | December 03, 2019 | 17:52

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire says the European Union is ready to retaliate in the event the United States raises tariff on imports from France. According to a KPMG fact-sheet, Le Maire previously told G7 members the digital services tax would only withdrawn or altered if a "credible decision" was made at the OECD-level.

by | December 03, 2019 | 17:26

Taking the mean of this range, Aramco's value is around $1.7 trillion and the value of the 1.5 percent to be listed on Tadawul would be around $25.6 billion. Aramco completed the retail portion of its initial public offering (IPO) with SR47.4 billion ($12.64 billion) in orders on Thursday, according to Samba Capital, the IPO's lead manager.

by | December 03, 2019 | 17:18

The settlement was actually announced in August , but the details have now been made public. It looks like Riot Games is outwardly committed to change, but time will tell if company culture is going to continue on a path for the more positive in the future or if things will stay the same, albeit with a bit more cash lining some of the female employees' pockets.

by | December 03, 2019 | 16:41

A reading above 50 implies an expansion in activity, while a reading below 50 denotes contraction. A breakdown of the data showed that the flow of new orders returned to growth in November after falling for two months in a sign of firm client demand.

by | December 03, 2019 | 14:00

US Representative Stephen Lynch said he had asked for a briefing on the incident from the Federal Aviation Administration and airport operator Mass Port. A man standing outside his MA home talking to a neighbor was almost struck by an evacuation slide that fell from a Delta Air Lines plane flying overhead on Sunday.

by | December 03, 2019 | 13:00

Google has been on the receiving end of some hefty fines from the European regulators over recent years. And United States based Google is one of the leading MNC among them. Other cases included a 2017 investigation into Google Shopping, and an anticompetitive practices case in 2018. She demanded a change in business practices of Google.

by | December 03, 2019 | 12:55

The agency will accept public comment on the plan until January 6 and hold a hearing on January 7. French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire on Tuesday promised a "strong" European Union response to threatened United States tariffs on French goods, as another front split open in the USA trade war.

by | December 03, 2019 | 01:41

However, the President accused them, on Monday (local time), of "presiding over a massive devaluation of their currencies" and harming United States farmers in the process. He announced the actions in a tweet and in doing so, criticized the Fed for not devaluing the dollar by lowering rates and loosening policy. The country has been in the grip of a recession for over a year, with the peso in a downward spiral.

by | December 02, 2019 | 13:56

The Black Friday frenzy took place at shopper's computers where consumers dropped some $7.5 billion. Adobe Analytics tracks sales in real-time for 80 of the top 100 USA retailers, covering 55 million SKUs and some 1 trillion transactions during the holiday sales period.

by | December 02, 2019 | 05:38

The result compared with 49.3 in October. The Caixin China General Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), which gives an independent snapshot of the manufacturing sector's operating conditions, rose further to 51.8 in November from 51.7 in the previous month .

by | December 01, 2019 | 18:07

Over 20 small businesses throughout the Tall City were at the pop-up giving shoppers a taste of what they can buy locally. The movement is part of "Small Business Saturday", a nationally held event that is backed by American Express. "We put our money back into the community, we shop local, we hire local all the way from accounting to office supplies". While Saturday is the big day, it's a reminder to think about shopping local throughout the holiday season, and the year.

by | December 01, 2019 | 11:37

Meanwhile, other retailers, like Walmart, Best Buy, and GameStop, are still wrapping up their Black Friday sales, but some of these offers will be available through Monday. Take a look below at what you can expect from the biggest shopping day of the year! Amazon's Black Friday sale officially ended at midnight PT on Friday night, and the retail juggernaut is already promoting its Cyber Monday countdown on its homepage.

by | November 30, 2019 | 19:40

According to Daimler's personnel Chief Wilfried Porth, the number of jobs lost would be in the five figures. Daimler admits that the automotive industry is now in a period of the "biggest transformation" in history, with the effects of electrification and developments in ownership patterns.

by | November 30, 2019 | 19:04

But we are here to help you! " Black Friday isn't as important as it was in the past, but it is still the biggest shopping day". Upcoming, 50 products beauty editors accumulate all that is feared for the moment. Target reported Friday that 1 million more customers used its app to shop Black Friday deals compared with past year. Adobe Analytics said Thanksgiving Day set records for online shopping.

by | November 30, 2019 | 14:12

You can get a free 3 month trial on Amazon's Kindle Unlimited reading offer. Black Friday is a great time for getting started with smart home products, and the fact that you can pick up an Echo Dot for $22 makes it the ideal starting point into Amazon's vast Alexa-connected ecosystem.

by | November 30, 2019 | 11:18

Contraction in factory output and fall in automobile sales all indicated that the GDP numbers for the July-September quarter would be lower than the previous quarter. New Delhi , Nov 29 (SocialNews.XYZ) Despite a slew of government measures aimed at reviving growth, the Indian economy continued its downward trajectory.

by | November 30, 2019 | 09:57

Touch ID makes everything more convenient. It's unclear how long this deal will last, so act fast if interested. This happens to be the latest model from Apple, one that can be used to reach out to Siri by using the command "Hey Siri". To do this, customers have to take advantage of these online store's deals on iTunes gift cards, and then use these giftcards to pay for your subscription.

by | November 30, 2019 | 08:09

While interacting with media in New Delhi on GDP numbers released today, Chief Economic Adviser K Subramanian said, International Monetary Fund has projected India's GDP growth at 6.1 per cent in 2019-20 and 7 per cent in Financial Year 2020-21 in it's recently released report on World Economic Outlook.

by | November 30, 2019 | 05:59

Dozens of businesses are participating. When you #ShopSmall , you make a big impact on us and our whole community. Friday may have been all about the big-box deals, but Saturday, it's all about shopping small. Dave Price, the director of the Oregon Coast Community College Small Business Development Center, urged people on this Small Business Saturday to "reach out to our friends and neighbors who are on their phones or laptops, where they could be tempted to shop online, and instead remind ...