Sunday November 18-th, 2018

Oil jumps 3 percent on big U.S. crude draw, Iran sanctions Oil jumps 3 percent on big U.S. crude draw, Iran sanctions

Trade Representative, which has scheduled hearings this week on additional trade pressure on China . That followed a 3 percent jump the previous session. The statistical arm of the US Department of Energy, said, "On a per capita basis, OPEC net oil ...

USA prosecutors grant Trump Organization CFO immunity in Cohen probe USA prosecutors grant Trump Organization CFO immunity in Cohen probe

Michaels Cohen's attorney clarified the record, saying his client does not know if President Trump knew about the Trump Tower meeting (out of which came nothing!). But early one April morning, more than three dozen federal agents raided Cohen's ...

Prosecutors circling Trump's businesses after Cohen plea Prosecutors circling Trump's businesses after Cohen plea

Donald Trump's longtime financial gatekeeper has been granted immunity in a federal probe involving U.S. president's former lawyer, Michael Cohen , according to media reports in the United States. A co-operation deal between Weisselberg and pro...

Kalashnikov CV-1 Electric Car is Ready to Take on Tesla Kalashnikov CV-1 Electric Car is Ready to Take on Tesla

Called the CV-1, the "supercar" as claimed by the machine gun maker was unveiled in Moscow yesterday. The Russian arms maker Kalashnikov has unveiled its new electric auto, inspired by a rare 1970s model, saying the technology will rival Elon Mu...

Business calls for diplomacy to head off 'no deal' Brexit Business calls for diplomacy to head off 'no deal' Brexit

Mr Lidington, speaking to BBC Radio 4's Today programme, said the data was "nothing new" and that Mr Hammond was "absolutely committed" to the objectives that the Government had set out in the Chequers agreement. Raab warned that British citizens l...

Rudy Giuliani: Americans would 'revolt' if Trump impeached 'for political reasons' Rudy Giuliani: Americans would 'revolt' if Trump impeached 'for political reasons'

Mr Trump was responding to a question on his mounting legal woes after his former attorney Michael Cohen said under oath that Mr Trump instructed him to commit a crime by breaking U.S. Trump said the payments did not constitute a campaign finan...

Donald Trump aides warn of 'people's revolt' as aides start deserting President Donald Trump aides warn of 'people's revolt' as aides start deserting President

House of Representatives next year. With no real restrictions on his activities, Mueller went after a Trump campaign volunteer and his pick to be National Security Adviser for lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The CNN also reports T...

Fed chairman defends rate rise policy after attack by Trump

Powell devoted his speech Friday to defending the Fed's actions against critics - both those who, like Trump, say the Fed is raising rates too quickly and those who say the Fed is moving too slowly. On Monday he said that he was "not thrilled" abou...

USA stocks up, S&P 500 reaches record closing high USA stocks up, S&P 500 reaches record closing high

And even without a near-20% drop, there have been periods in just the last three years for US stock market investors that were less than exuberant. The S&P 500 materials sector.SPLRCM jumped 1.2 percent , the biggest percentage gain among the 11 maj...

TRUMP TRADE: Mexican Officials Say NEW NAFTA DEAL Just Hours Away TRUMP TRADE: Mexican Officials Say NEW NAFTA DEAL Just Hours Away

Politico said government officials plan to announce the two sides have made progress and Trump is expected to attend Thursday's event. Canada and Mexico both oppose the USA demand that the agreement be reopened for negotiation every five years.

Gold Falls As Rate Hike Views Steady Dollar Gold Falls As Rate Hike Views Steady Dollar

The Fed has increased raised interest rates twice this year and is expected to do so again next month. "I'm not thrilled with his raising of interest rates, no, I'm not thrilled", he said . Spot gold was down 0.3 percent at $1,191.87 an ounce at...

Sears to close in College Station Sears to close in College Station

The news comes after Sears Holdings announced in May that 15 Kmart and 48 Sears stores were scheduled to be shuttered due to low sales. In January, its initial list included 100 Sears and Kmart stores. Sears Department Store is closing this fa...

President Trump Says 'The Market Would Crash' If He Is Impeached President Trump Says 'The Market Would Crash' If He Is Impeached

Mueller III might be interested in. "I will stay uninvolved and maybe that's the best thing to do", he said in the Fox interview. Post to legal expenses. As part of the plea deal, Cohen admitted to using campaign funds to pay porn star Stormy Dani...

Trump bashes Fed chief Powell in interview with Reuters Trump bashes Fed chief Powell in interview with Reuters

US central bankers discussed raising interest rates soon to counter excessive economic strength but also examined how global trade disputes could batter businesses and households, minutes of the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting showed on Wednesd...

Brexit creates BARRIERS! Vince Cable attacks ‘empty, bombastic’ Liam Fox trade declaration Brexit creates BARRIERS! Vince Cable attacks ‘empty, bombastic’ Liam Fox trade declaration

The British government will form a new export strategy on Tuesday (21) meant to boost country's exports to 35 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), as it aims to improve trade ties with the rest of the world after Brexit . Official figures rele...

US, China to resume trade talks in Washington amid low expectations US, China to resume trade talks in Washington amid low expectations

That's just before new U.S. tariffs on US$16 billion (RM65.5 billion) of Chinese goods take effect, along with retaliatory tariffs from Beijing on an equal amount of United States goods. president's hard line has rattled Beijing and spurre...

US, China impose further tariffs, escalating trade war US, China impose further tariffs, escalating trade war

They gave no sign of progress toward a settlement over USA complaints that Beijing steals technology and its industry development plans violate Chinese free-trade commitments. But at the end of the day, we have many more bullets than they do. The...

Oil edges up on US sanctions against Iran, but trade dispute weighsNaija247news Oil edges up on US sanctions against Iran, but trade dispute weighsNaija247news

Saudi exports rose 260,000 b/d month on month to 7.244 million b/d in June, after falling to a seven-month low in May, according to latest data from the Riyadh-based Joint Organizations Data Initiative. Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. has been pushed to stop s...

No-deal Brexit advice prompts Carwyn Jones's 'catastrophic' warning No-deal Brexit advice prompts Carwyn Jones's 'catastrophic' warning

The co-founder of the Superdry clothing brand said his donation to People's Vote would be used to bankroll one of the biggest polling exercises undertaken in the United Kingdom, in support of their demand for a referendum on any final Brexit deal.

Google Pixel 3 XL live images, camera samples, and new specs leaked Google Pixel 3 XL live images, camera samples, and new specs leaked

According to 9to5Google, a single Ukranian seller is offering what is assumed to be stolen handsets for $2,000 a piece, which is likely the cause of earlier leaks that showed off retail packaging and contents , including what looks to be a set of wi...

Malcolm Turnbull: Australia PM faces second leadership challenge Malcolm Turnbull: Australia PM faces second leadership challenge

A leadership spill motion is a vote to declare the leadership of a political party vacant, allowing an open contest. Former Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton needs 43 signatures for Turnbull to call a party room meeting and there are reports tha...

Russian Federation in gold buying spree ahead of tougher USA sanctions Russian Federation in gold buying spree ahead of tougher USA sanctions

US President Donald Trump says he could consider lifting sanctions imposed on Russian Federation if the authorities in Moscow take steps toward cooperating with Washington on Syria and Ukraine. When those were announced earlier this month, the St...

S. Africa inquiry into top-level state graft opens S. Africa inquiry into top-level state graft opens

The highly anticipated judicial commission of inquiry into state capture - headed by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo - will kick off on Monday in Parktown, Johannesburg . The Zondo Commission, helmed by Deputy Justice Ray Zondo, was formed ...

United States stocks push higher as USA delays auto tariff move United States stocks push higher as USA delays auto tariff move

And many analysts say the market still has room to grow, as ebullience over the chugging United States economy overcomes worries about trade and political unrest here and overseas. But shares of Coty Inc COTY.N tumbled 7.1 percent after the beauty pr...

Crazy Rich Asians Sequel China Rich Girlfriend Set at Warner Bros Crazy Rich Asians Sequel China Rich Girlfriend Set at Warner Bros

The movie is based on the best-selling novel by Singapore-born author Kevin Kwan . The movie adaption of his bestseller, which focuses on the glamorous world of Singapore's super-rich, was released in the United States last week and has been haile...

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