Stories about Markets

Sep 16 2018

Turkey: An Interest Rate Hike Stops the Bleeding

However, a diplomatic row with the United States and concerns about the president's influence on monetary policy have eroded investor confidence in Turkey in recent m...

Sep 15 2018

As Hurricane Florence approaches, Waffle House activates ‘storm center’

If Waffle House is open and serving full meals, FEMA knows things are going well and the index is green. If the franchise is open but serving a limited menu, the index ...

Sep 15 2018

Australians warned to cut strawberries after sewing needles found in fruit

As a precaution, Queensland Health's chief health officer, Jeanette Young, advised people in the states of Queensland , Victoria , and NSW on September 12 to throw ...

Sep 15 2018

How FEMA uses Waffle Houses in disasters

They expected to close more as the hurricane approaches. How fully a Waffle House is able to operate is an important indicator of how well a community may be faring. " ...

Sep 15 2018

How the Waffle House is used to determine a hurricane's fury

It's called the Waffle House Index, or test, which uses the operating conditions of the resilient Southern restaurants as a barometer for how well an area will recover fr...

Sep 15 2018

Hurricane Florence prompts Waffle House to activate storm center

There is even a Waffle House Index that many, including FEMA, use to determine the severity of a storm. Warner said the restaurants along the Carolina coast impacted ...

Sep 15 2018

How the Waffle House is used to determine a hurricane’s fury

A green index means a Waffle House is open and offering a full menu. Opened and serving a limited menu, that's yellow. A closed Waffle House restaurant is seen on S...

Sep 15 2018

Trump wants $200 billion in China tariffs despite talks, sources say

The reports come one week after Trump said he would be adding tariffs on $200bn in Chinese goods and had tariffs on another $267bn in Chinese imports "ready to go on sh...

Sep 15 2018

FEMA monitors Waffle House response to Hurricane Florence

If they're offering a limited menu, it's yellow. But did you know they're also ranked by something called the Waffle House Index? Hurricane Florence may be looming ev...

Sep 14 2018

Canadian trade negotiators to brief PM Trudeau in person

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer . After her stop in Washington , Freeland is due to attend this week's meetings of the governing Liberal Party of Canada in Sas...

Sep 12 2018

White House Corrects Trump’s Tweet on GDP, Unemployment

Yet, something is not quite adding up. That's not just because lower unemployment is better, while higher GDP is preferable. A new CNN/SSRS poll put him at 36% , down ...

Sep 12 2018

Govt rules out excise duty cut as fuel prices hit fresh high

Petrol and diesel prices set new records Sunday. Senior party leader Dilip Pandey said unrest against Narendra Modi-led government is growing and the opposition can n...

Sep 12 2018

Petrol touches Rs 90.11 in Maharashtra's Parbhani

Leaders of various opposition parties led by Congress president Rahul Gandhi started the country-wide protest against rising fuel prices from Rajghat as part of the "...

Sep 12 2018

State cuts Value-Added Tax on fuel by Rs. 2 per litre

Petrol price per litre in Jaipur were hovering around Rs 81 at fuel stations on Monday, down from the recent Rs 83/litre price. From thereon, there has been some fluct...

Sep 12 2018

Why are fuel prices rising and what the govt can do

The reduction was carried out on May 31 in such a manner that the prices of both petrol and diesel will drop by a rupee. Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday bl...

Sep 09 2018

Tesla's Shares Fall 7% Amid Executive Departures and Elon Musk's Smokey Interview

Musk has defended the pressure-cooker atmosphere as necessary to preserve the company. At a normal company, we would be long past the point where the board would have tak...

Sep 09 2018

China's USA trade surplus hit record high in August

But Beijing will struggle to keep responding in kind as it imports less than United States dollars 200 billion in USA goods per year. To a certain extent it's going t...

Sep 09 2018

Donald Trump: Apple should make products in the USA to avoid tariffs

The company is concerned, however, about the Trump administration's proposal to add 25 percent duties on another $200 billion in Chinese goods, including a wider assort...

Sep 09 2018

Trump fires back at Apple: Make your products in US

Trade Representative Robert LighthizerRobert (Bob) Emmet LighthizerMcConnell urges GOP senators to call Trump about tariffs Companies brace for trade war MORE. Chinese ...

Sep 09 2018

Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies plunge after report on Goldman plans

Will the crypto market recover any time soon? Michael DuValley, a Goldman spokesperson told Reuters 'At this point, we have not reached a conclusion on the scope of...