Money

by | September 03, 2018 | 09:00

Google will record whether you have clicked an online ad and then purchased the same item within 30 days of clicking on the ad. Both Google and Bloomberg say the data is anonymised, meaning purchase histories can not be linked back and used to personally identifiable information, including your billing address, name, age, or other details held by the two companies.

by | September 03, 2018 | 07:06

The federal budget deficit has grown 16 percent this fiscal year, the result of a combination of Trump-supported tax cuts and military spending, as well as increases in mandatory spending programs like Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.

by | September 02, 2018 | 22:46

After his latest talks with Barnier, Brexit Minister Dominic Raab said he's "stubbornly optimistic" and "as confident as before, if not more" that there would be a deal soon. Politicians fear that a return to customs checks and police on the land frontier between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic would revive memories of violence in the past, potentially endangering the peace.

by | September 02, 2018 | 20:41

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley calling it a representation of the potential "New India " tweeted the update. A CNBC-TV18 poll predicted GDP growth at 7.7 percent. He added that despite an uncertain worldwide environment and volatile crude oil prices, India's sustained growth reflects its strong resilience to adverse global conditions, because of strong economic fundamentals.

by | September 02, 2018 | 18:28

The Argentine peso fell 0.5 percent to a record 31.5 per USA dollar on Wednesday after the announcement. The central bank sold $200 million of its reserves in two currency auctions on Tuesday aimed at stabilizing the peso, which nonetheless weakened to a record close of 31.50 per dollar.

by | September 02, 2018 | 18:28

And if you have a stock "trading like insane", minutes after you misspeak "you say I misspoke when I said 'funding secured, ' I meant to say I really think I can get funding, something of the sort", Buffett stated. Paytm was earlier valued at around $7 billion last year when it raised $1 billion from Softbank Vision Fund and around $10 billion earlier this year during a secondary share sale by employees of the company.

by | September 01, 2018 | 22:45

Barua noted. Asian markets were under pressure following reports that United States President Donald Trump was preparing to step up a trade war with Beijing and ready to impose more tariffs on Chinese imports. The rupee previously had closed at a record low of 70.16 to the dollar on Monday. The Indian currency has now lost almost 10 per cent since January making it Asia's worst performing currency.

by | September 01, 2018 | 19:15

Freeland praised Mexico's willingness to make hard concessions on auto trade and labor issues, which helped pave the way for a three-party agreement. USA law requires Trump to give Congress 90 days' notice of his intention to sign a new trade deal .

by | September 01, 2018 | 12:26

Trump said on Thursday that he could pull out of the WTO, potentially undermining one of the foundations of the modern global economy, which the United States was instrumental in creating. On Monday, the U.S. told the WTO it would block the reappointment of one of its four remaining appeals judges next month, confirming trade experts' fears of a crisis in the system for settling global rows.

by | September 01, 2018 | 04:28

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , on Thursday, said that India is all set to take over the United Kingdom as the world's fifth largest economy. The latest GDP growth figures are markedly higher than those of the Chinese economy which grew at 6.7 per cent rate in the same quarter.

by | August 31, 2018 | 18:12

Instead of giving across-the-board increases, which he says don't address pay disparities or accomplish mission or retention goals, he wants to move to a merit-based system that rewards employees for their performance. In ordering the raises canceled, Trump cited his statutory authority to adjust pay because of "national emergency or serious economic conditions affecting the general welfare".

by | August 31, 2018 | 16:53

The sale will yield a "substantial premium" to the value that would have been created through a spinoff, Whitbread said. The two companies said on Friday that Coke, one of the biggest soft drinks groups in the world, would buy Costa's nearly 4,000 outlets across markets such as Britain, Europe and China after Whitbread's board unanimously backed the deal.

by | August 31, 2018 | 10:28

A Barrie man is facing criminal charges after crashing his auto near a school parking lot. Just like a scene out of the movies, the auto can be seen flying in the air, like lightning. on Tuesday. Both the driver and passenger sustained minor injuries. Barrie Police took to Twitter to condemn the behaviour after the video surfaced online, while also confirming the man faces criminal charges for reckless driving and is due to appear in court in October.

by | August 31, 2018 | 02:58

In April, when it began testing Ad Breaks, Facebook launched "preview" trailers for Watch shows that displayed within the News Feed. It's basically YouTube for Facebook, so you can create and share videos with a channel, allowing you to build an audience if you're a creator, or find new content creators with interesting video content all within the Facebook Watch platform .

by | August 30, 2018 | 10:09

The two telcos had last week confirmed that they had entered discussions on a possible merger of the two mobile and fixed-line telecommunications companies, with TPG referring to it as a "merger of equals". TPG is Australia's second largest internet service provider, with more than 1.9 million subscribers, while Vodafone is the third largest mobile operator with 6 million subscribers.

by | August 30, 2018 | 06:27

With the SEC, Musk is "going to be on a shorter leash", Bertsch said . Musk responded by calling Unsworth a " pedo guy ", later tweeting: "Bet ya a signed dollar it's true". Musk has since apologised for making the baseless claim, adding that he had said it out of anger. Unsworth said last month that he was considering legal action.

by | August 29, 2018 | 22:30

Over 99% of devalued currency notes were returned within months of demonetisation , according to Reserve Bank of India's annual report 2017-18. However, Subhash Chandra Garg, the government's economic affairs secretary , told reporters the RBI data did not mean the effort was unsuccessful.

by | August 28, 2018 | 22:56

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in a call with reporters. As the cameras rolled, the USA president pressed a button on his phone and said: "And I believe the President is on the phone". Workers at a General Motors plant in the city of Silao, in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico. But Canadian officials said USA negotiators are still working toward a three-way agreement.

by | August 28, 2018 | 18:40

Donald Trump said Monday that the United States and Mexico have reached a bilateral trade "understanding" that could lead to an overhaul - or perhaps the termination - of the three-country North American Free Trade Agreement . Observers have raised concerns that Canada's absence from the talks could put Ottawa in a position where it might be pressured into accepting a less-appetizing deal reached between the us and Mexico .

by | August 28, 2018 | 15:30

We are in regular contact with our negotiating partners, and we will continue to work toward a modernized NAFTA. While the country posted its best month of worldwide trade ever in June - with a record level of exports headed south of the border - a significant hit to the trade file could jeopardize that performance, Shenfeld cautioned.

by | August 28, 2018 | 12:44

Until Monday, Trump's trade agenda had been marked by many rising tariffs but few concessions from trading partners. Although full automotive details have not yet been released, auto industry officials say it will allow Trump the ability to impose higher national security tariffs on vehicles that do not comply with the new thresholds.

by | August 28, 2018 | 11:24

Uber had suspended its self-driving vehicle program after a crash that killed a woman pushing a bicycle in a street in Arizona in March of this year. Toyota, based in Japan, is also investing $500 million in Uber as part of the alliance announced Monday.

by | August 27, 2018 | 22:28

By definition, we buy more from them than they buy from us, which gives us the power any major consumer has over a seller. "It's a tremendous amount of money and it's a very simple negotiation". Trump would all toast with a shot of tequila at a signing ceremony for the deal. Mexico and the United States have reached a commercial understanding.

by | August 27, 2018 | 15:28

To soften the impact of the new policy, Ryanair is introducing a new lower-cost checked bag fee of €8 for bags under 10kg, compared with the standard price of €25 for a 20kg bag. Since January, passengers who did not purchase the airline's €6 ($7) "Priority Boarding" option could take one purse-sized item on board the aircraft.

by | August 27, 2018 | 08:42

According to a news update that evening, he said the gunman, who reportedly killed himself after shooting multiple individuals, had been identified pending final confirmation from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. In February 2017, the Buffalo Bills tweeted out a picture of him after he won the Madden 17 Bills Championship. The victims in the shooting have not yet been identified, but one of them, Drini Gjoka, 19, of DC, took to Twitter saying he was lucky that a bullet only ...

by | August 26, 2018 | 22:43

Some Fed officials, including Mr. Powell, have warned against placing too much weight on these variables that can't be readily observed. "We are setting policy to do what monetary policy can do to support continued growth, a strong labor market and inflation near 2 percent".

by | August 26, 2018 | 18:44

In the wake of a customer-service backlash involving California firefighters, Verizon is apologizing for slowing down the data speeds of first-responders - and says it will begin offering emergency workers a new unlimited data plan to avoid future mishaps.

by | August 26, 2018 | 13:54

He figures as "Executive-1" in court papers filed by prosecutors in the guilty plea entered earlier in the week by Cohen on eight charges including campaign finance law violations in the payment of hush money to two women for keeping quiet about their affairs with Trump.

by | August 26, 2018 | 09:46

The competition: American electric-car maker Tesla , the Silicon Valley darling headed by Elon Musk that is worth more than $50 billion and remains the world's most famous electric-car maker. In a statement accompanying the news of the existence of the CV-1 and the photos showing it off, Kalashnikov says the vehicle features a number of " complex systems " with technology that would "let us stand in the ranks of global electric auto producers such as Tesla, and compete with them".

by | August 26, 2018 | 08:29

Still, he said , prices drew support from the bigger-than-expected draw in US crude inventories reported on Wednesday by the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Ratcheting up tensions, Iran warned it would hit USA and Israeli targets if it were attacked by the United States after Trump's security adviser said Washington would exert maximum pressure on Tehran going beyond economic sanctions.

by | August 26, 2018 | 08:17

The rapid expansion of the campaign finance investigation, based out of the Southern District of NY, has caught the White House off guard and increased talk on Capitol Hill of impeachment - a political lightning rod entering the November midterm elections .

by | August 25, 2018 | 21:29

The notes state: "The Irish Government have indicated they would need to discuss arrangements in the event of a no deal with the European Commission and EU member states". Hammond, seen as one of the most pro-EU members of Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet, has always been a target for the so-called Brexiteers who say the finance ministry is too pessimistic about Britain's future outside the EU.

by | August 25, 2018 | 19:52

Allen Weisselberg , the Trump Organisation's chief financial officer, was said to have met prosecutors weeks ago after a grand jury summons. On Thursday, David Pecker , the CEO of the company that owns the tabloid The National Enquirer , was also granted immunity in the investigation .

by | August 25, 2018 | 10:46

Video game maker Take-Two Interactive jumped 2.5 per cent. The S&P 500 energy index rose 0.5% and the S&P 500 materials index gained 0.4%, in tandem with higher prices for oil and metals. Software make Autodesk surged 13 per cent Friday after issuing a better-than-expected quarterly report and strong forecasts. And on the earnings side, notable retail names set to report results include Ross Stores (ROST ) and The Gap (GPS ), while other companies schedule to release earnings include ...

by | August 25, 2018 | 05:12

Matt Blunt, president of the American Automotive Policy Council, also said there had been discussion of imported products that do not comply with new NAFTA requirements. "Their tariffs are too high, their barriers are too strong, so we're not even talking to them right now". He suggested that there are some competing agendas between Mexican officials like him, representing the outgoing president, and the negotiator who will be taking over the NAFTA file later this year, Jesus Seade.