Monday September 23-rd, 2019

Amazon's Jeff Bezos announces new climate change pledge Amazon's Jeff Bezos announces new climate change pledge

According to CNBC , Bezos said Amazon has committed to meet the goals of the United Nations Paris Agreement 10 years early, which will involve regularly measuring and reporting the company's emissions, implementing decarbonisation strategies and...

British tour company ceases trading, bookings canceled British tour company ceases trading, bookings canceled

Also affected are nearly 22,000 jobs worldwide, including 9,000 in the UK. British tour operator Thomas Cook has ceased trading and all its hundreds of thousands of bookings canceled after the firm failed to secure rescue funding. Details of ...

Saudi shipment change from light to heavy crude oil raises concerns Saudi shipment change from light to heavy crude oil raises concerns

In Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata, prices of diesel have so far increased by Rs 1.37, Rs 1.47, Rs 1.45 and Rs 1.37 to Rs 66.74, Rs 70.56, Rs 70.01 and Rs 69.15 per litre, respectively, on Sunday. Crude oil markets around the world have been ba...

Federal Reserve Officials Highlight Deep Divisions at the Central Bank Federal Reserve Officials Highlight Deep Divisions at the Central Bank

The Fed by a 7-3 vote reduced its target overnight policy rate by a quarter of a percentage point on Wednesday, to a level of between 1.75% and 2.0%, to offset slowing global growth and risks associated with Trump's trade battles with China.

Are Investors Shying Away from Shares of Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENPH)?

Finally, ValuEngine cut Enphase Energy from a "strong-buy" rating to a " buy" rating in a research report on Thursday , September 5th. Roth Capital increased their price target on Enphase Energy from $17.00 to $23.00 and gave the company a "...

Watch broke down Tesla Model S Plaid get rescued at Nurburgring Watch broke down Tesla Model S Plaid get rescued at Nurburgring

A company representative reportedly boasted its prototype is capable of a 7 minute 5 second time - well under the 7 minute 23 seconds snapped on a handheld stopwatch by industry observers last week, and well under the Porsche Taycan's time of 7 minut...

Saudi Arabia threatens action against those responsible for attack on facility Saudi Arabia threatens action against those responsible for attack on facility

On the other hand, Rouhani said he will offer a regional peace plan at the UN General Assembly this week. NetBlocks director Alp Toker said they saw four Iranian networks falling offline over a three hour period on Friday evening. Rouhani is expect...

Tech giant Google plans to invest 3 billion euros in Europe Tech giant Google plans to invest 3 billion euros in Europe

To compete, your network must adapt. Rinne said this is fantastic news for Finland. Google claimed the 18 deals will help start $2bn investments in energy infrastructure and the firm is also making its first investment in a hybrid solar-wind power ...

American Airlines accused of cancelling flight over concerns about Muslim passengers American Airlines accused of cancelling flight over concerns about Muslim passengers

The airline added that the flight was operated by Mesa Airlines, a Phoenix-based regional carrier. The incident happened as they boarded a flight Saturday from Birmingham , Alabama, to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. "You feel like you ar...

India’s Petronet inks MoU with Tellurian for 5 MTPA LNG India’s Petronet inks MoU with Tellurian for 5 MTPA LNG

The Driftwood project includes natural gas production, gathering, processing, and transportation facilities, along with Driftwood LNG, a proposed 27.6 mtpa liquefaction export facility that will be located near Lake Charles, Louisiana on the US G...

Microsoft Rises on $40 Billion Buyback, Dividend Boost Microsoft Rises on $40 Billion Buyback, Dividend Boost

Microsoft ( MSFT - Get Report) rose Thursday after the computer programming bellwether declared it was putting aside $40 billion to repurchase its own stock, and raising its quarterly profit by 5 pennies an offer. Microsoft yesterday announced se...

Burger King, McDonald’s rethink giving away plastic toys Burger King, McDonald’s rethink giving away plastic toys

Pressure to change came from sisters Caitlin and Ella McEwan, aged 7 and 9, who started an online petition that got 510,000 signatures. With each Happy Meal or King Meal (pick your player), there comes the little toy that only holds attention for ...

Alison Rose to manage Royal Bank of Scotland Alison Rose to manage Royal Bank of Scotland

Rose, now deputy head of the group's NatWest Holdings retail business and its commercial and private banking division, will replace Ross McEwan on November 1, the company said in a statement. The bank will pay Rose a base salary of 1.1 million poun...

Dominion Energy proposes to build largest offshore wind farm in the US Dominion Energy proposes to build largest offshore wind farm in the US

The offshore wind developments are included within a dozen renewable energy projects awarded CfDs, which, combined, will power more than seven million United Kingdom homes at record low prices. The price of wind power is expected to decrease dramatic...

US fintech startup Stripe valued at US$35b in latest funding round US fintech startup Stripe valued at US$35b in latest funding round

Stripe's core business is its payment processing service . Fast-growing online payments giant Stripe said on Thursday it had raised $250m (£200m) in a funding round that values the company at $35bn. Sequoia Capital , Andreessen Horowitz and Ge...

Beyond Meat rival Impossible Foods making grocery store debut Beyond Meat rival Impossible Foods making grocery store debut

Previously, the brand has been available at over 17,000 restaurants, meaning consumers couldn't simply reach into their fridge to scratch the itch for an Impossible Burger. Gelson's Chief Merchandising Officer, John Bagan, said he expects vegetarians...

Impact Global Climate Strike: everything you need to know Impact Global Climate Strike: everything you need to know

I want you to panic. I want you to feel the fear I feel every day. And in Paris , teenagers and kids as young as 10 traded classrooms for the streets. Participants include Gina Hale , a student in Brisbane. "There are a lot of students [at Colu...

Myriad regulations: Zuckerberg sets talks in Washington on 'future regulation' Myriad regulations: Zuckerberg sets talks in Washington on 'future regulation'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes his keynote speech during Facebook Inc's annual F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S., April 30, 2019. Earlier Wednesday, executives from Fb, Google and Twitter appeared sooner than a Senate panel t...

Delta flight makes emergency landing in Fla. after plunging 30,000 feet Delta flight makes emergency landing in Fla. after plunging 30,000 feet

Oxygen masks were deployed, people began texting their loved ones, it was a terrifying scene. The airline sent a statement to the Miami Herald apologizing for the incident, and says the landing was done as an "abundance of caution" after crews no...

Australian dollar weakens as unemployment rate ticks higher Australian dollar weakens as unemployment rate ticks higher

Rising unemployment a negative for wages and inflation, say economists. It has been rising since hitting a seasonally adjusted decade low of 4.9 per cent in February and is now at its highest point since June a year ago. Meantime, Commonwealth Bank...

Britain's Thomas Cook scrambles for $251-million to avert collapse Britain's Thomas Cook scrambles for $251-million to avert collapse

The 178-year-old company is racing to secure £200m of funding in the hope of averting a disaster that would leave more than 150,000 holidaymakers stranded. Thomas Cook's lending banks and bondholders were to stump up a further 450 million pounds ...

Mitsubishi Corp unit loses $320 million on unauthorised trades Mitsubishi Corp unit loses $320 million on unauthorised trades

The trader, hired in November 2018 to handle oil business with China, "repeatedly" engaged in the unauthorized deals since January, disguising them to "look like hedge transactions", the parent company said. Mitsubishi began probing the trader's work...

Trump Dismisses ‘Partial Deal’ With China to End Trade War Trump Dismisses ‘Partial Deal’ With China to End Trade War

More than 400 categories of Chinese products were temporarily exempted from tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump's administration a year ago. President Trump insisted on a "complete" U.S. China has targeted United States exports includin...

Facebook Suspended Thousands of Apps for Violating Policies Facebook Suspended Thousands of Apps for Violating Policies

Facebook started its investigation after it was revealed in early 2018 that a third-party app had collected the personal information of millions of Facebook users and sold that information to political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica .

Trump to Be Presented With Options to Attack Iran Trump to Be Presented With Options to Attack Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been clear in blaming Iran for the attacks that hit Saudi Arabia's largest oil production facility and the vast Al Khurais oil fields, but Hoffman was less direct. forces to the mission because he is "showing gr...

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