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Jul 21 2018

South probes North Korean coal shipments

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that reaching a denuclearization deal with North Korea "may take some time". Following a summit with North Korean...

Jul 19 2018

Papa John's Founder John Schnatter: 'It Was a Mistake' to Resign

In a letter to Papa John's board of directors obtained by the Wall Street Journal , Schnatter called his decision to resign under pressure "a mistake" and criticized the...

Jul 18 2018

Amazon Prime Day: What you need to know before you shop

Amazon's Prime Day event doesn't technically kick off until 3 PM Eastern this afternoon, but the company is getting the ball rolling on some deals a little early. Next u...

Jul 17 2018

Amazon goes down as Prime Day begins

Select TV brands are also eligible for a 100 per cent cashback for Prime users buying the Fire TV Stick as well, when both purchases are made from Amazon Pay balance. D...

Jul 17 2018

US lifts ban on suppliers selling to China's ZTE

ZTE, which relies on US components for its smart phones and networking gear, ceased major operations after the ban was imposed. White House trade adviser Peter Navarro sa...

Jul 17 2018

Target Tries To One Up Amazon With A 1-Day Sale

Prime Day this year will take place on July 16, starting at 12pm AEST and will last for 36 hours. Prime Day is only valid for Amazon prime subscribers, meaning only ...

Jul 16 2018

There's room for small businesses to compete with Prime Day

Ever since the announcement of the big sale from Amazon , we have been receiving exciting updates on the deals and offers on different products. Whole Foods , which...

Jul 16 2018

United States lifts ban on suppliers selling to China's ZTE

On Friday, the U.S. Department of Commerce lifted its ban preventing China's ZTE from receiving goods from U.S. companies. Because ZTE relies on USA suppliers to make i...

Jul 16 2018

Missed Xiaomi 4th Mi anniversary sale? Wait for Amazon Prime Day

In previous years Amazon has also given its Prime members exclusive deals on speakers, headphones, vinyl, record players and more . Commentators assert eBay's te...

Jul 15 2018

USA may list tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese products

The abrupt escalation is "totally unacceptable", said a Commerce Ministry statement. While Trump's tariffsmostly target industrial and tech goods, China is focusing hea...

Jul 14 2018

U.S. Poised to Publish $200 Billion China Tariff List

French said. "The way things are shaping up, it may be too late, but we hope the administration changes course before we lose the momentum from tax and regulatory refor...

Jul 14 2018

21st Century Fox Given Clearance To Buy Sky By British Government

The £14 per share offer is 12pc higher than the £12.50 offered by Comcast in April and 82pc higher than the stock's value before Fox made its first offer in November 20...

Jul 13 2018

Iranian oil minister calls Trump’s order to OPEC insulting

Trump sends every day a new message that creates uncertainty in the market", Zanganeh said, "Trump's order to OPEC members to increase production is a great insult to tho...

Jul 12 2018

Markets hit as Trump threatens new tariffs on China

China on Wednesday said tit-for-tat tariffs will "destroy" trade between the world's top two economies, after Washington fired the next shot in a ballooning trade war ,...

Jul 10 2018

Oil prices oscillate in jittery market as US-China trade war begins

So far, WTI's relative resiliency is not something that would please US president Donald Trump , who in tearing up the nuclear deal with Iran and reimposing sanctions ...

Jul 09 2018

Jobless rate for Latino Americans fell to record low in June

Matthieu Arseneau, deputy chief economist for the National Bank, said that since the start of 2018 total employment has registered a decline of 48,000 private-sector jobs...

Jul 09 2018

The Economy Keeps Adding Jobs, But Filling Them Gets Harder

Yet its path ahead is uncertain. Therefore, June's level of total U.S.jobs is now +250,000 (i.e., the sum of 213,000 and 37,000) versus what was reported by the BLS ...

Jul 09 2018

United States tariffs take effect, China warns of 'counterattack'

The first ever USA tariffs aimed just at China will likely rally Trump's voters who agree with his "America First" argument that Beijing hasn't played fair for year...

Jul 08 2018

Saudis tell OPEC June output jumped to 10.5 MMbopd

Geopolitical strains, trade tensions and production declines from OPEC members have all pushed and pulled against the price of oil in recent sessions. The Trump-Saudi...

Jul 07 2018

Micron sees just 1 percent hit on revenue from China ban

Micron engages in the manufacture and provision of semiconductor systems internationally. A Chinese court has temporarily barred Micron Technology Inc from selling 26...