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Plastic straws are now banned in Seattle

The ban bars restaurants from giving out the single-use plastic items unless specifically requested by a patron, in which case only compostable straws and uten...


China Cancels U.S. Soybean Purchases as Trade War Takes Hold

President Donald Trump says he has tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars in more Chinese goods ready in his pocket - if it comes to that - while China ...


China Eyes Eastern Europe Investment as US Trade War Sizzles

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday arrived in Bulgaria for an official visit to the country and the seventh meeting of heads of government of China and 16 C...


Markets Right Now: Markets snap higher despite trade tiff

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 144.13 points to 24,500.87. The Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 91.19 points, or 1.21 per cent, to 7,677.62. Wall S...


Gove says Brexit plan is a realistic compromise

The cabinet, including Brexiteers, rubber stamped the proposal for a new UK-EU free trade area for goods to be created during crunch talks at Mrs May's countr...


ZTE changes CEO to comply with US deal

Chinese telecom equipment manufacturer ZTE Corp, has named a new CEO to comply with its deal with the U.S.to get a supplier ban lifted. ZTE, which employs 7...


BP in lead to acquire BHP's US onshore shale assets

Moving averages are among the most popular and widely used indicators. If volume is decreasing in an uptrend, it could signal that the uptrend is coming to a cl...


Netflix explores new premium price tier for 4K

A spokesperson said: "We are testing slightly different price points and features to understand how consumers value Netflix". According to screenshots taken ...


Canada's trade deficit widened to $2.8B in May ahead of tariffs

After struggling through the middle part of previous year, exports had seen a revival in recent months due to a run-up in oil prices and stronger demand for non...


USA job growth underscores economy's strength, tariffs a threat

Average hourly earnings advanced 2.7 per cent from a year earlier, while the jobless rate increased to 4 per cent from 3.8 per cent, the first rise in nearly a ...


Bank of Canada to hike rates in July, despite trade woes

Data released in Washington showed US job growth increased more than expected in June. The latest report on employment was released a week before the Bank of ...


US adds 213,000 jobs in June

Economists had forecast that June would be another strong month for the USA labor market, with nonfarm payrolls expected to have grown by 195,000 during the mon...


Mark Zuckerberg Now Third Richest Person On Earth

Zuckerberg, 34, rounded out the tech giants now at the top of the money heap , following Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos and and Microsoft co-founder Bill G...


Fed on lookout for recession but still sees strong economy - minutes

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the second time this year in its June meeting, amid concerns of a lurking worldwide trade war, sparked by Presid...


USA adds 213,000 jobs in June, unemployment rate jumps to 4%

Just hours before the monthly jobs report was released , the Trump administration imposed taxes on $34 billion in Chinese imports, and Beijing hit back with ...


Starbucks Barista Fired for Insulting Customer With a Stutter

Tan Lekwijit posted Sunday on Facebook that his friend Sam stuttered when giving his name. Per Lekwijit's status, Sam then wrote an email to Starbuc...


Trade War Could Knock US, Global Growth, Says Bank of England

His comments caused analysts to predict an interest rate rise in August, not least because the governor had noted household spending and sentiment had "bounce...


Sonos files for an IPO

Sonos reported revenue of $992.5 million for fiscal year 2017, a 10% year-over-year increase, and a net loss of $14.2 million versus a net loss of $38.2 million...


Latin America Energy, Oil and Gas, News and Information

Iranian OPEC Governor Hossein Kazempour Ardebili said on Thursday that Trump had raised oil prices through his tweets . This was a major achievement at t...


China: US tariffs will hit intl. supply chains

The duties on Chinese goods will go forward just after midnight, Trump told reporters on Air Force One on his way to Montana on Thursday. Trump also said th...


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