Tuesday August 20-th, 2019

De La Rue chief executive to step down

The company is now set to slash £20m in costs. The company says it is facing a tougher competitive environment - witnessed by the loss of a contract to produce the United Kingdom passport to rival Gemalto previous year - but was also hit by an £18m...

Govt increases petrol price by Rs4.26 per litre for June Govt increases petrol price by Rs4.26 per litre for June

In May, the per litre price was Rs108.42. The new price of petrol will be 112.68 with an increase of 4.26 rupees per litre; the price of High Speed Diesel will be 126.82 with an increase of 4.50 rupees per litre. The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authorit...

US President Trump to end trade privileges for India on June 5 US President Trump to end trade privileges for India on June 5

But the official said the benefits could be restored if India gave USA companies fair and equitable access to its markets. On Saturday, India's Ministry of Commerce and Industry issued a statement saying it will continue to build on strong ties w...

Trump announces tariffs on Mexican goods until 'migration crisis alleviated'

Mexico wants to sharpen existing measures in its bid to narrow a flood of Central American migrants to the US border, a top Mexican official said on Friday, ahead of planned meetings in Washington over tariffs threatened by President Donald Trump .

IKEA Recreates The Living Rooms From ‘Friends’, ‘Stranger Things’ And ‘The Simpsons’ IKEA Recreates The Living Rooms From ‘Friends’, ‘Stranger Things’ And ‘The Simpsons’

Ever wanted to make your living room look like a TV show set like those on " The Simpsons " or 'Friends?' Well now, thanks to Ikea, you can. Ikea says : "A living room is not just a place for families to get together and watch TV, it's a place t...

Say Hello To Hennessey's 1000-HP Hellcat-Powered Jeep Gladiator Say Hello To Hennessey's 1000-HP Hellcat-Powered Jeep Gladiator

And while Jeep now sells a Hellcat-powered version of the Grand Cherokee, it won't be putting it in the Gladiator or Wrangler it's based on. On all four corners are 20-inch wheels with all-terrain tires. You're not getting one here, though, with th...

Mexican president says country will 'overcome' Trump threats

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said earlier on Friday that he would respond with "great prudence" to Trump's threats to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican products on June 10. Illegal immigration has actually been declining since t...

FormulaFolio Investments LLC Invests $370,000 in Canada Goose Holdings Inc (GOOS) Stock FormulaFolio Investments LLC Invests $370,000 in Canada Goose Holdings Inc (GOOS) Stock

Over the last week of the month, it was 1.01%, -12.50% over the last quarter, and -24.92% for the past six months. A lot of weight is given to analyst estimates, and earnings beats or misses revolve around these predictions. (NYSE: GOOS ) shares Jump...

Microsoft to open flagship store in London on July 11 Microsoft to open flagship store in London on July 11

This opening represents another step in our journey to meet our customers - from consumers to businesses - wherever they are and deepen our connection with them. The newest flagship Microsoft Store in London joins world-class Microsoft Store location...

Ben & Jerry's Wants to Make CBD-Infused Ice Cream-Once It's Legal Ben & Jerry's Wants to Make CBD-Infused Ice Cream-Once It's Legal

Ben & Jerry's said in the news release that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) now prohibits adding CBD, or cannabidiol, to food and beverages. "When hemp was removed as a controlled substance, this lack of research, and therefore evidence...

Regarding Today's FDA Hearing On Cannabis-Derived Compounds Regarding Today's FDA Hearing On Cannabis-Derived Compounds

Ostensibly, folks are using CBD for everything from pain to anxiety. "These questions could impact the approaches we consider taking in regulating the development and marketing of products". "But it is less clear how this risk might be managed if thi...

Britain, Canada worry over Hong Kong extradition 'risk' Britain, Canada worry over Hong Kong extradition 'risk'

The extradition plan has sparked huge protests and mounting alarm within Hong Kong's business and legal communities - as well as foreign governments - who fear it will hurt the semi-autonomous financial hub's global appeal. Prime Minister Justin Tr...

European Union softens post-Brexit limit on London trading

In March, the European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) laid out a list of over 6,000 stocks that EU-based investors would have to trade in the bloc rather than in London should Britain crash out without a deal. Some shares have their main or ...

Miss Selfridge London flagship to close amid Arcadia restructuring efforts Miss Selfridge London flagship to close amid Arcadia restructuring efforts

Arcadia Group's creditors will vote on the restructuring plans on June 5. The agreement proposal, as reported by The Independent, states: "Due to the intensely competitive environment, [Evans and Miss Selfridge] will reduce their retail store po...

India's Economic Growth Drops To 5.8% In March Quarter, Behind China India's Economic Growth Drops To 5.8% In March Quarter, Behind China

The full year GDP growth for 2018-19 came in at 6.8 per cent as against 7.2 per cent in 2017-18 and 8.2 per cent in 2016-17, marking the second consecutive year of growth slowdown seen by the Indian economy under the Modi government. Meanwhile, the...

1,000 Family Dollar/Dollar Tree stores will add booze to boost sales 1,000 Family Dollar/Dollar Tree stores will add booze to boost sales

Another strategy is the expansion of its test of Dollar Tree Plus merchandise, which the chain offers at "multi-price points". Dollar Tree, which has more than 15,000 stores nationwide, acquired Family Dollar in 2015 for almost $9 billion.

Target recalls USB charging cables that could catch fire Target recalls USB charging cables that could catch fire

The three-foot cables, which charge devices with the lightning connector, were sold between June 2018 and January 2019 for about $15 each. The word "heyday" is printed on the cable's connector. Target shoppers can return the cables for a full refund....

Uber Reports $1 Billion in Losses Even as Revenue Grows Uber Reports $1 Billion in Losses Even as Revenue Grows

But Wall Street showed its doubts, and stocks opened lower and haven't hit that price since. Shares fluctuated in after-hours trade, rising 1.6 per cent at one point. The company has ambitions to move into electric scooters, e-bikes, and even aircr...

Trump says United States doing well in trade talks with China Trump says United States doing well in trade talks with China

We had a deal and they broke the deal. "I think if they had to do it again they wouldn't have done what they did". China has been looking for ways to retaliate against the USA after President Donald Trump raised tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese...

Tesla starts taking orders for made-in-China Model 3 Tesla starts taking orders for made-in-China Model 3

While it was expected that the made-in-China version of the Standard Range Plus (SRP) vehicle would be cheaper than its U.S. version, it had been unclear by how much. Investors are focused on whether the gross profit margin on the Model 3 will re...

Trade war had limited impact on China financial markets: CBIRC Trade war had limited impact on China financial markets: CBIRC

Guo, who is also the Communist Party official overseeing the People's Bank of China (PBOC ), said the government has never taken measures to deliberately devalue the currency. Wang Zhijun, vice minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Te...

China has stopped buying U.S. soybeans during ongoing trade dispute China has stopped buying U.S. soybeans during ongoing trade dispute

At around 8:30 Thursday morning China time, Trish Regan, who hosts a primetime show on the Fox Business News channel, and Liu Xin , host of The Point with Liu Xin on CGTN, squared off in a live debate on issues surrounding the protracted trade war ...

President Trump to make 'major' border announcement, plan could block migrants President Trump to make 'major' border announcement, plan could block migrants

In a pair of Thursday evening tweets, the president announced that he plans to impose a tariff on good from Mexico - effective in less than two weeks time. dollar, and the Mexican government said it would respond " vigorously " to the " disastrous ...

Could 5G Turn Sprint's Fortunes Around?

Sprint is sending its 5G network live in four different regions around the USA today: Dallas-Fort Worth, Atlanta , Kansas City , and Houston . The carrier wasn't the first to launch 5G in the U.S., and it isn't launching as many markets as AT&...

Chevy Trailblazer slots between Trax and Equinox, arrives in early 2020 Chevy Trailblazer slots between Trax and Equinox, arrives in early 2020

It's evident the Trailblazer takes a lot of design influence from the new, midsize Blazer , especially up front. The sporty theme continues with blacked-out pillars and gives the appearance of a floating roof on RS models. Visually, it's a shrunke...

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