President Trump threatens 20 percent tariff on European cars

When the USA tariffs on steel and aluminum went into effect on June 1, the European Union said they were "illegal", pledged to impose its own tariffs, and filed a case against the U.S.at the World Trade Organization. A number of countries, includin... More..

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Amazon ‘Prime Day’ date appears to leak via website glitch
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Amazon ‘Prime Day’ date appears to leak via website glitch

Gallo, president and COO at Whole Foods Market, in the release. No early deals have yet leaked, though if past Prime Days are any indication shoppers can expect plenty of discounts on the Amazon's own Kindle,...More..

Oil price sees a rise ahead of OPEC meet
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Oil price sees a rise ahead of OPEC meet

Jabar Ali al-Luaibi said as ministers from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries gathered Friday that "there is a lot of chance" of an agreement. Brent oil prices were up 1.9 per cent on Friday...More..

Oil prices rise ahead of OPEC’s June 22 meeting
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Oil prices rise ahead of OPEC’s June 22 meeting

Pradhan said at an OPEC conference in Vienna . The U.S. average for gasoline stood at $2.87 a gallon on Thursday. The odds of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries reaching a deal on Friday...More..

Markets fall after Beijing accuses Washington of 'blackmail'
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Markets fall after Beijing accuses Washington of 'blackmail'

Even if Americans don't buy these items directly, they could still feel the impact as United States companies raise their prices to help them pay for more expensive machines and industrial goods. "The United St...More..

Criminal charges filed against Theranos's Elizabeth Holmes, Ramesh Balwani
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Criminal charges filed against Theranos's Elizabeth Holmes, Ramesh Balwani

Both Holmes and Balwani appeared before US Magistrate Judge Susan van Keulen today where they were arraigned on nine counts of wire fraud and two counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. According to the in...More..

Two Kansas Sheriff’s Deputies, Suspect Shot Near Courthouse
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Two Kansas Sheriff’s Deputies, Suspect Shot Near Courthouse

The suspect, who was also shot, was also at KU Hospital. KSHB-TV reports the two deputies were transporting prisoners around 11:30 a.m. when they were "overcome" and were shot. He continued, saying, "Ruth and...More..

No 2-bedroom rentals anywhere on minimum wage
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

No 2-bedroom rentals anywhere on minimum wage

To rent a one-bedroom at minimum wage , you'd need to work 67 hours a week. Hawaii is No. 1 on the Out of Reach ranking of states and you should not even entertain the idea of moving there if you want to ea...More..

Twitter on Fire Over IHOP Adding Burgers to Menu
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Twitter on Fire Over IHOP Adding Burgers to Menu

NEW YORK, June 12 ― Few expected it to be burgers . The popular breakfast chain made the announcement on Monday and Pro Wrestling Sheet reached out to the only wrestler we felt worthy of weighing in on t...More..

Mattis not surprised by Trump's call to end military exercises: Pentagon
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Mattis not surprised by Trump's call to end military exercises: Pentagon

Measured against previous deals, though, the two-page document had similar language and was distinct mainly for being vague. "Everybody is interested in the summit right now", she said . He said Kim told him...More..

Bitcoin falls sharply after another cryptocurrency exchange is hacked
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Bitcoin falls sharply after another cryptocurrency exchange is hacked

Some observers pinned the latest retreat on a hack at a South Korean exchange, while others pointed to lingering concern over a clampdown on trading platforms in China. Coinrail said 70 per cent of its digita...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

International House of... Burgers

The pancake chain, which had been known as IHOP for 60 years, previewed the name change on Twitter last week . Everyone's default theory was that the "B" didn't stand for a particular dish at all, but inst...More..

Chinese firm ZTE reaches preliminary agreement with United States to restore business
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Chinese firm ZTE reaches preliminary agreement with United States to restore business

A U.S. Commerce Department spokesman said no definitive agreement has been signed by the two parties. The U.S. Commerce Department originally fined ZTE in 2017 after finding that the company had been "eng...More..

Buffett, Dimon say quarterly profit forecasts harming economy
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Buffett, Dimon say quarterly profit forecasts harming economy

In the latest appeal, they said companies often hesitate to spend on technology, hiring, and research and development to meet quarterly earnings forecasts that can be affected by seasonal factors beyond their c...More..

Wilbur Ross Says U.S. and ZTE Have Reached an Agreement
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Wilbur Ross Says U.S. and ZTE Have Reached an Agreement

On top of the fine, ZTE will place $400m in an escrow account for future violations, while the US Commerce Department will embed a compliance team within the company. parts. Last year, ZTE admitted to violati...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Macron: G7 leaders must be civil as they pressure Trump

Mr Trump himself is reportedly unhappy at having to attend the G7, coming on the eve of his historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore. They tried to have close relations with him. "I ...More..

Conservative David Koch leaving business, politics
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Conservative David Koch leaving business, politics

And his tariffs will impose immediate costs on USA consumers, farmers, and various industries as costs rise and other nations retaliate with their own trade sanctions. "If we just keep throwing sand in the wh...More..

Howard Schultz is stepping down as Starbucks’ executive chair
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Howard Schultz is stepping down as Starbucks’ executive chair

Schultz started at Starbucks in 1982 and served as chief executive from 1987 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2017. Schultz was known for aligning himself and Starbucks with issues like race and jobs for underp...More..

by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Microsoft set to snap up GitHub in multi-billion dollar deal

Microsoft is no stranger to ingesting huge companies. Microsoft expects the acquisition will be accretive to operating income in fiscal year 2020 on a non-GAAP basis, and to have minimal dilution of less tha...More..

Here's how you can watch the WWDC live stream on Monday
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Here's how you can watch the WWDC live stream on Monday

This means iPhone 5s users will get the update too with the same benefits across the board. It could be discussed this year-or Apple could wait until next year's macOS release to talk about it. Though we ...More..