Stories about Markets

Jul 09 2016

Half a million hoverboards recalled in USA due to fire hazards

The CPSC has investigated more than 60 hoverboard fires in more than 20 states that resulted in more than $2 million in property damage, the agency said Wednesday. More t...

Jul 09 2016

U.S. vet 'acted alone' in Dallas shooting

Jennifer Rooney, a newspaper delivery worker, was killed, and one officer was wounded. He was killed by a remotely controlled explosive device after refusing to surrend...

Jul 09 2016

Trump Meets With Republican Lawmakers On Capitol Hill

Kirk, Flake , Kelly Ayotte and Ben Sasse are among those who have either said they will not be backing Trump or are among those waiting to be convinced to support to...

Jul 09 2016

June jobs report may help clarify a muddy economic picture

Financial markets expect no further increase this year, but economists believe a December hike is possible if the economy continues to grow and add jobs at a steady clip....

Jul 09 2016

US job market rebounds with June hiring surge of 287000

US job growth likely rebounded in June as striking Verizon employees returned to work and wages probably rose steadily, more evidence the economy has regained speed aft...

Jul 09 2016

Ducks acquire G Jonathan Bernier from Toronto for draft pick

Bernier, 27 (8/7/88), has posted an 88-88-23 record with 12 shutouts, a 2.67 goals-against average (GAA) and a.915 save percentage (SV%) in 213 career National Hockey Lea...

Jul 09 2016

Percent More Sellers Participating in Amazon Prime Day 2016

Unlike a traditional sale, where items are marked down for the entirety of the sale, Amazon Prime Day is filled with rotating "lightning sales". An additional $ 10 disc...

Jul 09 2016

Mother Wounded in Dallas Ambush Shields Son from Gunfire

Taylor underwent surgery this morning and remains in the hospital, but is expected to recover. Eleven police officers were shot ambush-style, including five fatally, by...

Jul 09 2016

Why half a million hoverboards are being recalled

Almost 100 incidents of overheating battery packs have been reported , causing injuries and over $2 million dollars worth of property damage. The commission also said ...

Jul 09 2016

U.S. Economy Adds 287000 Jobs In June, Exceeding Expectations

The Labor Department revised down May's already weak first estimate of 38,000 to just 11,000. These figures should prove troubling for the Federal Reserve who continue to...

Jul 09 2016

Drug Addicts behind Terror Attacks on Saudi Mosques, Interior Ministry

The attackers in the kingdom's eastern Qatif province were named as three Saudi men, two of them 20 years old and one 23 years of age. No group has claimed responsibi...

Jul 09 2016

Oil trims weekly drop as USA production falls most since 2013

Brent crude futures ended the session up 36 cents, or 0.8 per cent, at US$46.76 (RM187.15) per barrel, after trading between US$47.23 and US$46.15. USA crude oil import...

Jul 09 2016

India and United Kingdom may sign post-Brexit trade pact, says Nirmala Sitharaman

According to the UK's Conservative government, last year's trade in goods and services between Britain and India stood at £16.55 billion ($21.38 billion, 19.32 billion eu...

Jul 09 2016

Lyft takes on Uber Black with new Premier premium ride service

At this point, Lyft Premier is only available in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, and New York City. The company added a high-end service, Lyft Premier, to its ...

Jul 09 2016

Feds skeptical of Aetna-Humana deal

Before the meeting, the Justice Department had significant concerns about the deal, Reuters reported on Thursday. The Aetna-Humana deal, along with Anthem Inc.'s prop...

Jul 09 2016

Pistorius: from Olympic glory to six-year sentence

Pistorius said he took action out of fear about his vulnerability. Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius leaves the court after his sentence hearing at t...

Jul 09 2016

IMF Predicts Slowing Economic Growth for Eurozone in Wake of Brexit

The Fund used a regular healthcheck on the eurozone to warn it would suffer an economic slowdown and more political uncertainty as a result of last month's referendum res...

Jul 09 2016

Duke of Kent to present trophies at Wimbledon

The reigning Wimbledon champion hasn't lost in a final at the tournament since back in 2008 however, she has gone down at the final hurdle two times this year with loss...

Jul 09 2016

Celine Dion credits stylist with upbeat new outlook and look

He doesn't suffer anymore". And as for her own grieving process, she told ET that Pink wrote a song to comfort her. While reflecting on Angelil's impact on her life and...

Jul 09 2016

Why the US Still Struggles With Car Crash Fatalities

While there has been significant progress in recent years, with the per capita death rate dropping by 31 percent from 2000 to 2013, other countries have done much better,...