Sunday November 18-th, 2018

Popeye's is testing out gold-coated chicken wings Popeye's is testing out gold-coated chicken wings

Six boneless wings - dunked in champagne and slathered with 24-karat gold batter - like the precious metal itself, the golden chicken is not easy to come by. If you're lucky enough, you might just get to be one of the few who has gold flowing through...

Tokyo market holds last tuna auction before move Tokyo market holds last tuna auction before move

Wholesalers have raised concerns about the antiquated facility's quake resistance, sanitation and fire safety, as well as the structure's use of asbestos and its crumbling walls. "We have continued our business safely up until now". It became a spraw...

Canada adds 63300 jobs in September, many more than expected Canada adds 63300 jobs in September, many more than expected

In contrast, full-time work fell by nearly 17,000 positions. Ontario and British Columbia were home to the greatest increases in employment, while it remained little changed in other provinces, the agency said. Mendes noted that wage growth is slow...

Wall St flat as bond yields gain on jobs data Wall St flat as bond yields gain on jobs data

That piled more pressure on US stocks, which are trading near record-high levels, raising concerns about valuations with the earnings season just around the corner. Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Wholesale club operato...

U.S. Employment Rises Much Less Than Expected In September

The health of the USA economy and reinforced rate rise expectations helped to trigger the sell-off in Treasuries, sending the yield on the 10-year paper to 3.23 per cent this week, its highest level in seven years. After upward revisions to previous ...

Rupee hits new low of 73.77, plunges 43 paise against US dollar Rupee hits new low of 73.77, plunges 43 paise against US dollar

Given the falling rupee and higher fuel prices, It was widely expected that the central bank would hike the repo rate to 6.75% to keep inflation in check. That contrast leaves the RBI with a "dilemma", Bank of America Merril Lynch (BAML) ...

United States stocks rally amid solid economic data

A steep sell-off in Treasury bonds that started midweek and pushed 10-year yields to seven-year highs has weighed on stocks and rippled through bond markets globally. The dollar hit a fresh 20-year high against the Indonesian rupiah, while it was a...

Mattress Firm files bankruptcy, will close hundreds of USA stores Mattress Firm files bankruptcy, will close hundreds of USA stores

The store is one of 200 Mattress Firms that could be shuttered in the first round of closings following the company's voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing in the U.S. The company struggled with overexpansion, notably after it bought Sleepy's in 2...

Traders bet on oil at $100 as Iran sanctions loom Traders bet on oil at $100 as Iran sanctions loom

An expectation of tighter markets is fuelling bullish financial oil market sentiment. Due to those uncertainties, the market is now very nervous and emotional, and traders and other market participants could continue to make decisions based on thos...

Amazon eliminates bonuses and stock awards for hourly workers Amazon eliminates bonuses and stock awards for hourly workers

The retailer also announced that its policy team would lobby to increase the minimum wage on a national level. Amazon might be hoping to use a higher federal standard as a "weapon" to hurt its competitors, according to economist Michael Farren ...

Mayday call, Sydney Airport shutdown after pilot’s leak fears Mayday call, Sydney Airport shutdown after pilot’s leak fears

But on the ground, law enforcement reacted swiftly to the alert, sending teams to the scene. A United Airlines plane flying from Los Angeles to Sydney, Australia , made a mayday call and safely completed an emergency landing after the pilots r...

Too little, too late, says Opposition on fuel price cut Too little, too late, says Opposition on fuel price cut

In the process, the Modi government also scored an own goal against its pet theme of simultaneous polls as some citizens prayed for "an election a month or a week" to keep prices down. But the hike in duties had helped the government more than doub...

United Kingdom to retain European Union rail standards following Brexit United Kingdom to retain European Union rail standards following Brexit

This would be "much further reaching on trade, on internal security and on foreign policy co-operation" than Canada's arrangement, he said . "The EU was set up to protect freedom". The Daily Telegraph says Tusk's remarks were "welcomed by leading B...

May appeals for party unity at 'toughest phase' of Brexit May appeals for party unity at 'toughest phase' of Brexit

May, who received a standing ovation after dancing onto the stage to Dancing Queen by ABBA, said she was confident that she could clinch a deal with the EU. She said the Conservatives next year planned to end austerity implemented in the wake of th...

September jobs report - will higher wages, more jobs attract workers? September jobs report - will higher wages, more jobs attract workers?

In August, U.S. workers saw a 2.9% wage increase from a year earlier, marking the fastest pace of growth since the recession in 2009. Employers added just 134,000 jobs last month, the fewest in a year, the Labor Department said today. For now, cons...

'We will not stand down,' VP Pence warns China 'We will not stand down,' VP Pence warns China

US Vice President Mike Pence has escalated Washington's pressure campaign against Beijing by accusing China of "malign" efforts to undermine US President Donald Trump in upcoming midterm elections and criticising its tactics in the South China Se...

Millions of potentially faulty hybrid vehicles — Toyota recall Millions of potentially faulty hybrid vehicles — Toyota recall

All those affected were produced between October 2008 and November 2014. It's thought that vehicles sold in China, Africa, Oceania and other regions are also affected by the recall. This could cause the vehicle to possibly stall. Chief Executive St...

Aston Martin reduces $6bn IPO range after investor response Aston Martin reduces $6bn IPO range after investor response

Shares at Aston Martin have fallen on their trading debut in London, putting the company on a par with Italian rival Ferrari . Nevertheless, the 105-year-old company - based in Gaydon in central England - has a troubled history and has declared it...

Donald Trumps heralds 'new dawn' with trade deal Donald Trumps heralds 'new dawn' with trade deal

While Trump was confident in its chances, he hedged his bets over concerns with gridlock on Capitol Hill. "You can bet the ask is going to be significant here", said Martha Hall Findlay, chief executive officer of the Canada West Foundation in Ca...

Pence Urges Google to Axe 'Dragonfly' Search Project for China

US Vice President Mike Pence yesterday was to give China a blunt warning that the US will not back down from intimidation in the South China Sea, as well as condemning Beijing for its poaching of Taiwan's allies. The vice president said a senior Am...

Weedcraft Inc Announced: A New Tycoon Game Explores Marijuana as Big Business Weedcraft Inc Announced: A New Tycoon Game Explores Marijuana as Big Business

Have you ever wondered what it's like to own your own marijuana business, but don't want to get arrested? When you initially start out you won't have much more than a tiny basement workplace to your name, and just one strain of weed. The announcement...

Transport group slams fuel duty freeze Transport group slams fuel duty freeze

Government plans to freeze fuel duty for an eighth consecutive year will have a "damaging impact" on air quality in the United Kingdom, a sustainable transport body has claimed. Drivers are now paying the highest prices at the pumps for four years. ...

Washington dairy interests optimistic in wake of new trade agreement Washington dairy interests optimistic in wake of new trade agreement

Mr. Lloyd said the challenge with calculating lost farm revenue is the USMCA hurts farmers in two ways: It limits dairy exports in addition to allowing in more USA dairy products. "For Beijing, this is all just one more piece of Trump's anti-...

US vice president accuses China of campaign to undermine Trump US vice president accuses China of campaign to undermine Trump

Vice President Mike Pence launched a broad attack against Beijing Thursday, accusing China of "predatory" economic practices, military aggression against the USA and of trying to undermine President Donald Trump and harm his chances of winning re...

Four states announce additional cut in fuel prices after Centre’s move Four states announce additional cut in fuel prices after Centre’s move

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said that his government also chose to make a matching cut as this would be a "great relief" to the people. The prices of petrol and diesel will become cheaper immediately by Rs 2.50 per litre, with the Mo...

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