Friday November 16-th, 2018

Jamie Dimon Says He Could Beat Trump, Immediately Backtracks Jamie Dimon Says He Could Beat Trump, Immediately Backtracks

Well, our official response is this: Don't tell us, dipshit. Dimon was asked if he thought he could beat Trump in an election during an event to announce a new "Advancing Cities" initiative. UPDATE: Dimon is walking things back. "And by th...

Ford tells Trump why it won't make China-built car in US Ford tells Trump why it won't make China-built car in US

Ford promptly shot down such a prospect, responding that "it would not be profitable" for the company to build the auto in the U.S. because of the relatively low sales volume it has forecast. Whirlpool Corp said proposed tariffs on components from C...

IEA warns of higher oil prices as Iran, Venezuela losses deepen IEA warns of higher oil prices as Iran, Venezuela losses deepen

US West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures were at $67.61 per barrel at 0112 GMT, up 7 cents from their last settlement. The U.S. sanctions snapping back in early November are expected to remove 1 million bpd and possibly more of Iran's oil...

Gold discovery opens RNC Metals' options on Beta Hunt mine sale Gold discovery opens RNC Metals' options on Beta Hunt mine sale

Australia's Gold Fields have produced numerous world's largest gold nuggets, including the 72kg nugget Welcome Stranger, which was unearthed by prospectors John Deason and Richard Oates in Victoria in 1869 during the gold rush. The largest gold nug...

Putin proposes 'historic' peace deal between Russia, Japan Putin proposes 'historic' peace deal between Russia, Japan

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin, prepare pancakes, as they visit an exhibition during the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia . Russia's Tass news agency reported Moscow and Tokyo are considering Japan's...

How to watch the keynote and iPhone X reveals How to watch the keynote and iPhone X reveals

This is a developing story. Despite the cost, over 42 percent of current iPhone owners in the United States are planning to upgrade to whatever Apple announces today. Rival Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has a few models that cost almost as much as...

Apple can avoid tariffs by shifting production to US Apple can avoid tariffs by shifting production to US

Apple added that computer parts for its US operations would be hit by the tariffs . In the second quarter through June, General Motors's sales growth in China slowed to 0.7 percent amid what it called a "softening" of the market. China, for its p...

Apple will stream iPhone media event on Twitter for the first time Apple will stream iPhone media event on Twitter for the first time

When Is the Announcement and Where Do I Watch It? If you go to Apple's Events site , you can add the event to your calendar now, so you don't forget. The new devices appear to be thinner, with a display that reaches much closer to the edge, and p...

FinMin rules out excise relief on petrol, diesel FinMin rules out excise relief on petrol, diesel

While the tax share of large corporations have come down substantially, the tax share of fuel consumers and income tax payers has risen. A day ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, petrol and diesel prices are now among the highest in Maharas...

Judge strikes down bill to reduce Toronto council size Judge strikes down bill to reduce Toronto council size

In his ruling, Superior Court Justice Edward Belobaba found the province crossed the line when it rushed to enact the legislation - known as Bill 5 - in July without any consultation. Coun. Kristyn Wong-Tam added that an appeal for the province wou...

CATEGORY 4: Hurricane Florence Rapidly Intensifies Into Major Hurricane CATEGORY 4: Hurricane Florence Rapidly Intensifies Into Major Hurricane

More than 1.5 million people were ordered to evacuate their homes along the USA southeast coast as Hurricane Florence , the most powerful to menace the Carolinas in almost three decades, barreled closer on Tuesday. "We've weathered tough hurricanes ...

White House's selective reading on economy White House's selective reading on economy

A new question was added to that category over the weekend when former President Barack Obama returned to the stump to campaign for Democrats in the midterm elections: Could Donald Trump have beaten Obama in an election for president? Trump r...

Rupee freefall continues as it tumbles 72 paise against dollar Rupee freefall continues as it tumbles 72 paise against dollar

The ongoing free fall of the rupee against the United States dollar is credit negative for Indian companies, especially for those that generate revenue in rupees but rely on dollar debt to fund their operations and have substantial dollar-based exp...

When Trump added an extra zero in his GDP tweet

He also brushed off assertions that former President Barack Obama is also responsible for the current economic turn, but denied that he was doing this in response to Obama's speech on the topic, which Trump attacked on Twitter . Last month, White ...

Ford rules out U.S. production of Focus Active Ford rules out U.S. production of Focus Active

As for Ford, the automaker in August said it was dropping plans to ship the hatchback-style Focus Active from China to America, citing Mr. Trump's new tariffs. The company said the tariffs will raise costs for US -based technology companies that ...

Trump urges Ford, Apple to manufacture in United States of America, not China

The company said about 80% of the vehicles Ford sells in the United States are built domestically. The Chinese plant isn't the only location where Ford will build the fourth-generation Focus so the automaker has alternative options for sourcing t...

Former spokesperson: Obama should take credit for economy

She later admitted: 'Jobs numbers for Pres Trump and Pres Obama were correct, but the time frame for Pres Obama wasn't. Certainly, the economy is in usually good health: job creation has averaged 211,000 net new positions a month this year, the hig...

Rise in fuel price not because of BJP: Ravi Shankar Prasad Rise in fuel price not because of BJP: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The government, he said, anticipates that global oil prices, which together with a drop in the value of rupee has been fuelling the fuel price rise to record levels, will moderate in coming days to take pressure off. This led to its excise collection...

Ford VS Trump: Automaker Refuses To Change Focus Hatch China Production Plans

Ford last month said it was scrapping plans to import the Focus Active crossover from China because of the steep 25 percent tariffs Trump has imposed on China, where the vehicle is built, would make it impossible for Ford to hit its profit tar...

China vows to respond if USA takes new steps on trade

Trump took to Twitter Sunday to declare victory and write: "This is just the beginning". China has either imposed or proposed tariffs on $110 billion of US goods, representing most of its American imports, though crude oil and large aircraft ar...

Petrol, diesel prices hiked further; check out fuel rates today Petrol, diesel prices hiked further; check out fuel rates today

Petrol prices went up by 39 paise per litre and Diesel prices saw an upward trend of 44 paise per litre in Delhi. These are once again the highest ever fuel prices for the two cities. The Centre now levies a total excise duty of Rs 19.48 per litre...

Alibaba chairman Jack Ma to step down in 2019: company Alibaba chairman Jack Ma to step down in 2019: company

The co-founder of the company, Ma, will however, remain as a board member of the Alibaba Group until the annual shareholder meet in 2020. "I've worked closely with Daniel since 2007 when he first joined us as chief financial officer of Taobao", sai...

Lyft beats Uber, launches its own scooter service Lyft beats Uber, launches its own scooter service

Bonin represents much of West L.A. where scooters concentrations are often the greatest of anywhere in the City but under the 3,000 per company cap, these numbers may decrease in areas like Venice. However, the city spokesperson said this is not tr...

Trump Presses Apple to Shift Production to U.S. Trump Presses Apple to Shift Production to U.S.

In August 2018, the surplus was $31,05 billion, up from $28.09 billion in July. But trade data have yet to show a significant impact. The figures were well below July's performance, when exports had jumped 12.2 per cent and imports grew 27 per cent...

Canada job losses surprise, but rate hike still expected Canada job losses surprise, but rate hike still expected

The rate increased because the city's labour force grew from 62,600 to 63,100. But the city's year-over-year numbers continue to be strong. The two cities had unemployment rates lower than the national average. In the 12 months to August, part-...

  • Indonesian jet crash victim's family sues Boeing

    Indonesian jet crash victim's family sues Boeing

    The family of an Indonesian man killed in a Lion Air jet crash is suing Boeing , alleging that the accident may have been caused by a problem with the flight-control system in its...

  • Amazon staff prepare for the onslaught of Black Friday shopping

    Amazon staff prepare for the onslaught of Black Friday shopping

    All you need to get your hands on the best deals from major retailers is quick fingers, most importantly, knowledge about when exactly the sales will drop, so that you're the first...

  • Flybe up for sale

    Flybe up for sale

    The airline had previously planned to merge with FTSE 250 transport services provider Stobart Group ( LON:STOB ), before the deal was abandoned earlier this year. Chief executive C...

  • Snag in the road for sausage sizzles

    Snag in the road for sausage sizzles

    Bunnings Warehouse, a national chain of almost 300 stores, may not have expected it, but the effort to dispense culinary advice as if it were home fix led to a countrywide meltd...

  • House Republicans Choose Rep. Kevin McCarthy as Minority Leader

    House Republicans Choose Rep. Kevin McCarthy as Minority Leader

    Most of the other leadership races were uncontested and decided on a voice vote. Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise, who was shot past year during practice for the annual Congression...

  • Honda Passport Will Renew in Los Angeles

    Honda Passport Will Renew in Los Angeles

    The online event kicks off at 6:30 p.m. After rumors swirled at the start of 2018 over a reborn Honda Passport, the brand has confirmed the nameplate's revival. Shortly after dis...

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