Joint venture: Coca-Cola considers cannabis-infused range

Bloomberg says that the multi-national corporation is in talks with Aurora Cannabis to develop a beverage infused with CBD. Earlier this year, beer giant Molson Coors Brewing said it would make cannabis-infused drinks with Hydropothecary, while Co... More..

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by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Australia searches for culprit hiding sewing needles in strawberries

ABC News reported on Saturday that wholesale prices have halved to 50 Australian cents per punnet below the cost of production in Western Australia, where strawberries crops are now peaking, with growers force...More..

FDA warns vaping industry about possible ban of flavored products
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

FDA warns vaping industry about possible ban of flavored products

The agency also issued around 1,100 warning letters and 131 fines. In April, JUUL sent thousands of pages of records to be reviewed by the FDA - but apparently, it didn't bode well for the nicotine king....More..

Trump made false claim about economy, GDP, unemployment rate: White House
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Trump made false claim about economy, GDP, unemployment rate: White House

Former President Barack Obama recently has re-emerged as a strident political force for his party, criticizing President Trump for deeming the news media "an enemy of the people", among other things. The ...More..

by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Despite Trump tweet, Ford says it won't make hatchback in US

As you can see in Trump's tweet above, his solution to that is for Apple to finally move production to the United States, something Trump has been campaigning for since before he was elected. After the earl...More..

US job growth surges; annual wage growth largest since 2009
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

US job growth surges; annual wage growth largest since 2009

Service providers increased payrolls by 178,000 workers, a three-month high. Still, monthly gains for the year are averaging a robust 207,000. They increased payrolls by 18,000 jobs in July, while government em...More..

100 sick, Emirates flight struck by illness
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

100 sick, Emirates flight struck by illness

Customs and Border Protection officials told NBC San Diego that the sick passengers all originated from Mecca, Saudi Arabia, where there was recently a flu outbreak. The Emirates flight arriving at 9:10 a...More..

Goldman Sachs puts crypto trading desk launch plans on hold
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Goldman Sachs puts crypto trading desk launch plans on hold

As expected, the majority of the respondents heard of Bitcoin (BTC ), in a ratio of 80%, while only 13% were aware of Ethereum (ETH ). However, investors in cryptocurrencies' markets have been having a ro...More..

China's trade surplus with U.S. hit new record in August
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

China's trade surplus with U.S. hit new record in August

The Trump administration has imposed tariffs of $50 billion on imports from China and is moving to add 25 per cent duties on another $200 billion in goods. Start building new plants now", the POTUS tweeted. ...More..

Tesla Stock Takes A Hit - After Elon Musk Does The Same
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Tesla Stock Takes A Hit - After Elon Musk Does The Same

Not long after, it was also reported the company's human resources chief Gaby Toledano won't be returning from leave. The slide follows CEO Elon Musk's interview with comedian Joe Rogan on Thursday night ...More..

Why Canada's dairy market is a target in NAFTA talks
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Why Canada's dairy market is a target in NAFTA talks

Trump has notified Congress that he intends to sign the trade deal reached last week with Mexico by the end of November, and officials said the text would be published by around October 1. Freeland insisted...More..

Even While Touting Own Accomplishments, Trump Can't Help But Jab Obama's Speech
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Even While Touting Own Accomplishments, Trump Can't Help But Jab Obama's Speech

The former president urged Americans to take on issues such as racism, saying progress can be made. "When you vote, you've got the power to make sure white nationalists don't feel emboldened to march with the...More..

Rouhani says Iran will export crude oil despite US pressure
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Rouhani says Iran will export crude oil despite US pressure

Meanwhile, NYMEX WTI prices were trading slightly higher during the Asian morning session ahead of the release of weekly United States crude inventory data, which will be delayed this week by the Labor Day holi...More..

JD CEO's arrest steps on governance landmine
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

JD CEO's arrest steps on governance landmine

Liu was questioned by police in Minnesota in relation to an unsubstantiated accusation", the company said in a statement to Reuters on September 2. He stressed that the case was still active and that "people ...More..

Trump says 'no political necessity' to keep Canada in NAFTA
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Trump says 'no political necessity' to keep Canada in NAFTA

The US and Mexico announced a breakthrough accord on Monday, potentially leaving Canada out in the cold if no deal is reached, but Ottawa's foreign minister insisted that a "win-win-win" agreement is within r...More..

China pledges another US$60bn to Africa as leaders meet in Beijing
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

China pledges another US$60bn to Africa as leaders meet in Beijing

Xi promised at the Forum on China-African Cooperation (FOCAC) that "China's investment in Africa comes with no political strings attached". Djibouti has become heavily dependent on Chinese financing after China...More..

Coca-Cola pours £3.9bn into Costa Coffee acquisition
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Coca-Cola pours £3.9bn into Costa Coffee acquisition

The acquisition of Costa is Coca-Cola's latest attempt to diversify its portfolio away from its core business of sparkling drinks. "Hot beverages is one of the few remaining segments of the total bevera...More..

by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

India`s economy grows at robust 8.2 percent in June quarter

Amid such troubles, the GDP figures come as a relief to the government. The United States is the world´s top economy, followed by China, Japan and Germany. "The Q1 figures were higher than we expected". Oth...More..

Chidambaram slams govt after RBI says 99.3% demonetised notes returned
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Chidambaram slams govt after RBI says 99.3% demonetised notes returned

Former chief statistician of India, Pronab Sen didn't express any surprise at the news about 99.3 per cent demonetized currency returning in the banking system and said that it was "expected". Thousands of SMEs...More..

Brexit Secretary Raab Says October Deal Deadline May Not Be Achieved
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Brexit Secretary Raab Says October Deal Deadline May Not Be Achieved

Mrs May is taking part in a trade mission to South Africa , Nigeria and Kenya, which also has a focus on security. President Buhari is the president of the whole of Nigeria and therefore once he is being att...More..