Tuesday August 20-th, 2019

Gold Prices Ease Ahead Of US Jobs Report Gold Prices Ease Ahead Of US Jobs Report

Gold rates reached a six-year high of $1,438.63 an ounce last week, driven by assumptions of price cuts by significant central banks and also anxieties of a downturn in the worldwide economic climate. The yields on US 10-year Treasury notes hovered a...

Euro NCAP crash tests new Mercedes-Benz GLE and B-Class… Euro NCAP crash tests new Mercedes-Benz GLE and B-Class…

New auto Assessment Program. Tesla's Model 3 has recorded the highest score yet in the EuroNCAP offset frontal crash test. The Model 3 previously launched for USA buyers in 2018, after taking reservations for years. Mitigating that last point s...

Jaguar Land Rover goes electric in big boost for United Kingdom vehicle industry Jaguar Land Rover goes electric in big boost for United Kingdom vehicle industry

Though the vehicle maker didn't reveal other models that will be built at the plant, it is speculated that the Range Rover and Jaguar F-Type will be the next models to get electrification. The auto giant is to build a range of electric cars in the Un...

Woman causes outrage by licking ice cream tub in supermarket Woman causes outrage by licking ice cream tub in supermarket

The video, posted on Twitter on Saturday , has racked up over ten million views in a matter of days, and attracted the attention of a major ice cream manufacturer who are now working with law enforcement. "We take this issue very seriously and are n...

Westfield to run live pilot of blockchain system Westfield to run live pilot of blockchain system

Thousands of retailers around Australia - from single store operators to national and global brands - need bank guarantees from their banks to secure a lease over a retail tenancy. Dobson further said, "We have been keen to avoid the hype surroundi...

US job growth rebounds as economy adds 224,000 jobs in June US job growth rebounds as economy adds 224,000 jobs in June

USA employers added 224,000 jobs in June, beating Wall Street's expectations of 160,000 likely quelling some concerns about an impending economic slowdown on the heels of a worse-than-expected month for job creation. The Atlanta Fed is forecasting ...

Fire on board forces plane to make emergency landing at Boston Logan Fire on board forces plane to make emergency landing at Boston Logan

The flight departed from John F. Kennedy International Airport in NY bound for London when a fire broke out in the passenger compartment, according to a spokesperson for the Massachusetts State Police. 'Our crew responded immediately and the plane ...

BMW builds an X7 double cab bakkie (just for fun) BMW builds an X7 double cab bakkie (just for fun)

The team used the X7 xDrive40i as a basis, which is powered by BMW's 250kW 3-litre straight six turbopetrol motor, mated to an eight-speed automatic gearbox and xDrive all-wheel-drive system. A handcrafted loading area boasting a sophisticated fine-p...

World’s first battery powered cruise ship voyages for Arctic World’s first battery powered cruise ship voyages for Arctic

Interestingly, the ship is named after the Norweigan explorer Roald Amundsen , who was one of the greatest figures in polar exploration. In addition to the green technology, this makes her the first cruise ship in the world created to be single-us...

Australia senate backs $110bn tax cut plan to boost economy Australia senate backs $110bn tax cut plan to boost economy

Australia's upper house Senate passed on Thursday A$158 billion ($110 billion) worth of tax cuts over the next decade, the centerpiece of the conservative government's plan to boost an economy that is threatening to stall. These payments will arrive ...

The best 5 countries to live and work in The best 5 countries to live and work in

While expats were largely positive about South Africa, the country's ranking as a great place to live and work for expats slipped from 27 a year ago to 30. Switzerland is the world's new top destination for expats thanks to its high salaries, stunnin...

Oil falls as smaller US stockpile drop adds to economic woes Oil falls as smaller US stockpile drop adds to economic woes

West Texas Intermediate oil for August delivery declined 37 cents, or 0.7 percent, to $56.97 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange as of 11:37 a.m. That fact suggests oil demand in the USA, the world's biggest crude consumer, could be slowing ...

Court says Amazon could be liable for third-party vendors' products Court says Amazon could be liable for third-party vendors' products

If a customer is harmed by a product purchased from an Amazon seller, could the online marketplace be found responsible? In Wednesday's opinion, Circuit Judge Jane Richards Roth, writing for a 2-1 majority of a three-judge panel, said Amazon may be...

Nirmala Sitharaman begins presenting Union Budget Nirmala Sitharaman begins presenting Union Budget

New investments proposals in 2018/19 fell to 9.5 trillion rupees, the lowest investment proposals recorded in 14 years, according to Center for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), a Mumbai based think tank. However, he is now under pressure to loosen...

Peter Switzer - The Reserve Bank cuts interest rates to 1% Peter Switzer - The Reserve Bank cuts interest rates to 1%

RBA Governor Philip Lowe said in his statement last month that one cut would not be sufficient to bring the unemployment rate to the 4.5% target. And while households would no doubt welcome the reduced payments, real estate commentators said lower ...

Australian government set to secure support for $110 billion tax cut plan Australian government set to secure support for $110 billion tax cut plan

In a statement, Mr Albanese said that Labor had chose to backflip and support the package "to get more money into the hands of more workers, sooner , to boost an economy which is floundering". AUSTRALIAN Prime Minister Scott Morrison secured the mos...

China reluctant to buy promised United States agriculture until Huawei restrictions lifted China reluctant to buy promised United States agriculture until Huawei restrictions lifted

In May, the United States escalated a trade dispute with China when it imposed a 25 percent tariff on another $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. Commenting on the U.S. To get talks restarted, Trump had agreed not to put tariffs on about $300 bill...

Final preparations underway for Trump's 'Salute to America'

Rep. Betty McCollum, D-Minn., who is among lawmakers overseeing the Interior Department, which has jurisdiction over the National Mall and federal parks, said it was "absolutely outrageous" that the administration will use park money to help defray T...

International Monetary Fund approves $6 billion bailout package for Pakistan International Monetary Fund approves $6 billion bailout package for Pakistan

The fund also said the board's approval allows for an immediate disbursement of about $1 billion (SDR716 million). The advisor said the approval of the Extended Fund Facility by the IMF has sent a positive message to the world about Pakistan, encou...

P Chidambaram says govt appears to be pessimistic about economy — Economic Survey P Chidambaram says govt appears to be pessimistic about economy — Economic Survey

It has put forex reserves at 412.9 billion dollars for fiscal 2018-19. India continues to remain the fastest growing major economy in the world in 2018-19, despite a slight moderation in its GDP growth from 7.2 per cent in 2017-18 to 6.8 per cent...

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP (BIP) EPS Estimated At $0.83

They are also observed and utilized by different types of investors. One of the most influential factors is company earnings. Buyers and sellers assist determine the price of each stock, and the more buyers and sellers a particular stock has interest...

Vancouver home sales slump to 19-year low in June

A total of 2,077 homes sold last month, down from 2,425 homes sold in June 2018. The board says 2,077 homes sold in June 2019 - down 14.4 per cent from the same month last year, down 34.7 per cent from the 10-year June sales average and the lowest ...

Canada's most populous province set to more than triple weed outlets Canada's most populous province set to more than triple weed outlets

Three of the original 25 stores granted authorizations still have not opened and the government is holding back on its original plan to allow as many outlets as the market can bear because there is not enough product to supply them at this point.

Australia: BP launches Couchfood in collaboration with Uber Eats Australia: BP launches Couchfood in collaboration with Uber Eats

Unlike the standard Uber Eats delivery service , which comes with fluctuating delivery fees, Dine-In doesn't tack on any fees, and any tips left are kept by the restaurants' staffs. "We want to enable restaurants to focus on what they're best at...

Facebook Told by Democrats to Halt Production of Libra Cryptocurrency Facebook Told by Democrats to Halt Production of Libra Cryptocurrency

What just happened? Facebook might be getting ready to introduce its Libra cryptocurrency to the world, but Democrats on the US House Financial Services Committee have asked for the plans to be put on hold so Congress can examine concerns.

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