Monday November 19-th, 2018

Turkey's TÜPRAŞ in talks with U.S. for Iran sanctions waiver Turkey's TÜPRAŞ in talks with U.S. for Iran sanctions waiver

Exports of Iranian crude oil have been in jeopardy since the White House announced that it is re-imposing unilateral sanctions against the Islamic Republic. Wittner recently upgraded his estimate of Iran oil export losses to 1.7 million barrels. Tr...

Netflix keeps adding subscribers; market investors could profit Netflix keeps adding subscribers; market investors could profit

Netflix shares rallied 14% following Tuesday's closing bell after the streaming giant announced third-quarter earnings and subscriber growth blew past Wall Street expectations. Each is a major studio that pushes out dozens of new programs a year. ...

Facebook says spammers behind data breach that affected 29 million users Facebook says spammers behind data breach that affected 29 million users

Facebook VP Guy Rosen said on Friday that the company did not believe the latest attack was related to the upcoming U.S. midterm elections, but added that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was also investigating the case. The company says the ...

Mega Millions jackpot at $420 million for winning numbers drawing tonight Mega Millions jackpot at $420 million for winning numbers drawing tonight

If a MI player wins tonight, it would be the largest Mega Millions prize won in the state. Tickets are $2 and are sold in 44 States and the district of Columbia, and the virgin Islands. For Mega Millions , it's 1 in 302,575,350. Additionally, ...

Will Mark Zuckerberg stay on as Facebook chairman? Will Mark Zuckerberg stay on as Facebook chairman?

The proposal also includes the state treasurers of Rhode Island, Illinois , and Pennsylvania . Given that these are public funds that support social and public causes and purposes (such as the payment of pensions to New York City government emplo...

Despite Trump criticism, Fed policymakers see need for more rate hikes Despite Trump criticism, Fed policymakers see need for more rate hikes

The display of unanimity could bolster expectations the central bank will raise rates a fourth time this year in December. The Fed has raised interest rates six times during the Trump administration, three of those times under current Fed chief Jer...

Tesla Starts Offering $45K Model 3 Tesla Starts Offering $45K Model 3

What will arrive in as little as six weeks, and be available in the US and Canada, is called the Model 3 Mid Range. And while Tesla said last week that only cars ordered by October 15 would be guaranteed delivery before the end of 2018, when th...

China Regrets US Withdrawal from Universal Postal Union China Regrets US Withdrawal from Universal Postal Union

Officials added it is actually cheaper to send a package between Beijing and NY than it is to send them between some cities domestically. China on Thursday, Oct. The official described it as an economic distortion that the administration wanted to co...

Tesla secures land for first factory outside U.S. Tesla secures land for first factory outside U.S.

USA imports targeted by Beijing's penalties include electric cars. Electric vehicle maker Tesla has decided upon the location of its third Gigafactory, and has acquired the right to about 210 acres of land in Lingang, Shanghai. Analysts expect T...

Fox Business Pulls Out of Saudi Conference, Citing Khashoggi Controversy Fox Business Pulls Out of Saudi Conference, Citing Khashoggi Controversy

The Canadian official, speaking on condition of anonymity Thursday, declined to draw a direct link to recent events when asked why Canadians were skipping the summit - they said Canada is just not going. But the issue of Khashoggi's fate is "gatherin...

Fed signals more rate hikes despite emerging market 'stress' Fed signals more rate hikes despite emerging market 'stress'

U.S. President Donald Trump heaped more criticism on the Federal Reserve in an interview with Fox Business Network on Tuesday, extending his discontent beyond its chairman, Jerome Powell, whom he has frequently critiqued in public. Treasury yield...

Tether (USDT) Lost Parity With the US Dollar - Would Bitcoin (BTC) Skyrocket? Tether (USDT) Lost Parity With the US Dollar - Would Bitcoin (BTC) Skyrocket?

Tether is one of the biggest stablecoins in the market, and realistically it will take some time before other stablecoins can catch up. And rumors that the crypto exchange is facing "insolvency issues" ( Bitfinex refuted this), and a longstanding m...

Pompeo stresses long-term strategic relationship with Saudi Arabia Pompeo stresses long-term strategic relationship with Saudi Arabia

Turkish police completed an overnight search of the consulate and consul's residence, where investigators were seen carrying away boxes of material. According to Turkish officials, audio recordings show that Khashoggi was interrogated, tortured and...

Facebook accused of misleading advertisers, then trying to hide it Facebook accused of misleading advertisers, then trying to hide it

And when it did disclose the error to advertisers - who pay a premium based on expected viewership - the company claimed it overestimated the time users spent watching clips by 60 to 80 percent. In the filing , brought before the United States dis...

Where to Buy Weed Online in Canada Now It’s Legal Where to Buy Weed Online in Canada Now It’s Legal

Alberta and Quebec have set the minimum age for purchase at 18, while others have made it 19. Countries around the world, many of which are just approving medical marijuana, are watching Canada's recreational legalization, which combines federal ...

Federal Reserve unanimously backed higher interest rates, despite Trump

Every Fed policymaker backed the central bank's September decision to raise the target policy rate to between 2 percent and 2.25 percent, according to minutes of the Sept. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 547 points. President Donald Trump's...

Burger King Launches Nightmare-Inducing Halloween Sandwich Burger King Launches Nightmare-Inducing Halloween Sandwich

Aside from revealing its nutritional content, Burger King said it teamed up with the Florida Sleep & Neuro Diagnostic Services, Inc., to study the sleep patterns of 100 people who ate the Nightmare Burger before bed. If Burger King truly wanted y...

Florida ticket wins $2 million as Powerball jackpot swells to $430 million Florida ticket wins $2 million as Powerball jackpot swells to $430 million

On Oct. 17, Ronnie Parker of Dawson Springs cashed a $1 million ticket from Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing. Nobody matched all six Powerball numbers during Wednesday evening's drawings, so the jackpot rolls again. The Mega Millions jackpot h...

Donald Trump Tweets Donald Trump Tweets "MANY CRIMINALS" On Way To Border, Blames Democrats

The caravan, estimated to contain around 4,000 people, is inching Thursday toward the Mexico-Guatemala border, where Mexican officials have sent 500 additional federal police officers ahead of its arrival, NBC News reported , citing USA government d...

Fracking for shale gas begins in Lancashire amid protests Fracking for shale gas begins in Lancashire amid protests

It is definitely not over, it has just got serious. Gas exploration company Cuadrilla had planned to start fracking on Saturday after a legal bid to stall the operation on safety grounds was thrown out by the High Court on Friday. Mr Dennett claime...

International Monetary Fund chief postpones Middle East trip with Saudi stop International Monetary Fund chief postpones Middle East trip with Saudi stop

A spokesperson said Ms Lagarde's planned trip to the Middle East "is being deferred". Jamal Khashoggi, an insider-turned-critic of the conservative monarchy, was last seen on 2 October when he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to sort out m...

'My Biggest Threat Is The Fed' 'My Biggest Threat Is The Fed'

Trump has repeatedly attacked the Fed, saying the central bank has "gone insane", blaming Chairman Jerome Powell for last week's massive drop in stocks and declaring he was "not happy" with Powell's "loco" decision to continue raising interest rate...

Pompeo sees 'serious commitment' from Saudis on missing journalist Pompeo sees 'serious commitment' from Saudis on missing journalist

CNN said that two sources had leaked the report , "which could change" and is "still being prepared". Khashoggi's alleged killers tortured the journalist during interrogation by cutting his fingers off, Yeni Safak said, claiming it had heard ...

London travellers face disruption as Heathrow rail line suspended London travellers face disruption as Heathrow rail line suspended

Tickets for GWR services today will also be valid for tomorrow, should customers choose to postpone their journey. The disruption caused mayhem across the Great Western Railway (GWR), which serves Bristol, Cardiff and the West Country, with a s...

Body of missing Saudi journalist was cut into pieces, Turkish official says Body of missing Saudi journalist was cut into pieces, Turkish official says

The Daily Beast reported that Saudi officials plan to pin Khashoggi's death on an unnamed Saudi two-star general, citing two anonymous sources familiar with the matter. The Saudi government could not be reached immediately for comment on the CNN r...

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