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Fed blasts trade protectionism as Trump announces tariffs

Shanghai Composite Index closed 0.44 per cent higher at 3,273.76 while the blue-chip CSI300 gained 0.63 per cent to 4,049.09. Those comments rekindled specula...


Uber and Lyft drivers make little money

Drivers earning the median amount of revenue are getting $0.59 per mile driven, researchers say, but expenses work out to $0.30 per mile, meaning a driver make...


Trump tariffs on steel, aluminum would have 'significant, serious' impact: PM

Fears of an escalating trade war triggered selloffs on Wall Street and in Asia and Europe , hitting the share prices of steelmakers and manufacturers supplying...


LEGO Introduces Sustainable Plastic Blocks Made From Sugarcane

Material from the plant-based plastic has been certified by the Bonsucro Chain of Custody Standard . The new pieces will represent only a tiny fraction of Le...


The CityFibre Infrastructure (CITY) Receives Buy Rating from Peel Hunt

Peel Hunt restated a buy rating and set a GBX 370 ($5.11) target price on shares of Moneysupermarket.Com Group in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. T...


'Beast from the East' sends Europe mercury plummeting

Countries across Europe shut schools and rushed to shelter homeless people Wednesday as a deadly blast of Siberian weather dubbed the "Beast from the East" ke...


Dublin and Cork airports officially close their doors as Storm Emma beckons

Following the announcement of an extended red alert weather warning for Leinster and Munster, Dublin Airport has confirmed in a statement that there will be...


Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

Marathon Pete Corp now has $31.57 billion valuation. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) closed its last session at $14.52. About 8.81M shares traded. MRO's...


JC Penney (JCP) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.10

In recent action, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP ) has a Shareholder Yield of -0.009785 and a Shareholder Yield (Mebane Faber) of 0.24789. It tells inv...


Companies face mounting pressure to pick sides in US gun debate

Although there have been several widespread calls for boycotts after past mass shooting events, the NRA was particularly aggressive in responding after the Ma...


Caesars Windsor cancels Hedley concert scheduled for next month

For ticket refunds, if purchased at the Caesars Windsor Box Office, bring proof of purchase and/or tickets to the Box Office, open Friday, Saturday and Sunday f...


USA stocks open slightly higher, Powell testimony awaited

Worries about the possibility of much higher interest rates have been at the centre of the market's troubles over the last month. Concerns got so high that the ...


Bank of England chief Mark Carney says cryptocurrencies are failing as money

Carney's remarks in a prepared speech intended for delivery at the the inaugural Scottish Economics Conference but postponed because of wintry weather, expa...


REI And MEC Suspend Shipments From Vista Outdoor

The co-op doesn't sell guns. A number of US companies have changed their gun-sale policies after a gunman armed with a semi-automatic AR-15-style assault rifl...


Gun sales and stocks drop as big companies and individuals review investments

U.S. gunmaker American Outdoor Brands said Thursday that retailer bans on assault-style weapons would have minimal impact on profits, but warned that firearms...


Amazon has launched Prime Music in India

Users just need to tap on the Alexa icon in the music app and simply ask for songs, albums, artists and more. As the cost of an annual Prime subscription is a m...


National Grid issues gas warning, asks market to pull out stops

According to its forecasts, Britain's gas supplies fell more than 50 million cubic metres short of demand anticipated on Thursday. United Kingdom gas demand i...


China Briefly Bans Letter 'N' as Part of Move Against Dissent

Beijing is likely to view such criticism as a plot against the party. Since the announcement that the government was considering abolishing the two-term lim...


North Korea rejects chemical links to Syria as 'mean U.S. trick'

But Pyongyang is widely suspected of having an arsenal of chemical agents at its disposal, and was accused of using the toxic nerve agent VX to assassinate Nort...


German Court Approves Ban On Older Diesel Vehicles

The Leipzig court ruling in the case, which was originally brought by the environmental groups Deutsche Umwelthilfe ( German environmental aid or DUH) and Clie...