Friday September 25-th, 2020

There could be a french fry shortage, here's why There could be a french fry shortage, here's why

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that domestic potato output will drop as much as 6.1% this year, marking the lowest potato harvest since 2010, and for Idaho, the largest producer of potatoes, will reportedly see their crop drop by 5.5%.

OPEC may increase oil production cuts to 1.6 million bpd, Iraq says OPEC may increase oil production cuts to 1.6 million bpd, Iraq says

On Sunday, Iraq's oil minister, Thamer Ghadhban, told reporters in Baghdad that Opec and allies outside the cartel, known as Opec+, would consider cutting supply further by about 400,000 barrels a day to 1.6m. The investment bank said it expected B...

Saudi Arabia aims to buoy oil price before Aramco stock market debut Saudi Arabia aims to buoy oil price before Aramco stock market debut

The process of building books to allocate shares to institutional buyers - usually asset managers, insurers or pension funds - began on November 17 and investors have up to December 4 to place orders. Aramco IPO is seen as a test for the exchange of ...

USTR Slams France's Digital Services Tax, Considers 100% Tariffs on French Products USTR Slams France's Digital Services Tax, Considers 100% Tariffs on French Products

The proposed tariffs target French products across cheese, sparkling wine, perfume, handbags , yogurt, butter, beauty and makeup, manicure and pedicure, soap, porcelain, and bone china. "USTR's decision today sends a clear signal that the United Sta...

Google's data collection being investigated by EU antitrust regulators Google's data collection being investigated by EU antitrust regulators

For example if you search for something on Google you will probably see an advert which is related to that topic at some time. While a spokesperson for Google didn't immediately respond to a request from The Epoch Times into the European Union prob...

Riot will pay $10M to settle gender discrimination lawsuit Riot will pay $10M to settle gender discrimination lawsuit

The laswsuit began in November of previous year, with two female employees who had worked at the company's Santa Monica offices suing over violations of the California Equal Pay act . Analyst firm Superdata estimated that League of Legends pulled ...

Best Cyber Monday Robot Vacuum Deals (2019) Best Cyber Monday Robot Vacuum Deals (2019)

Its dual multi-surface brushes can make quick work of nearly any surface, quickly getting even hard-to-reach dirt easily - especially for you, watching from the sofa. So essentially, once you've bought this Roomba and set it up to clean what you want...

New Nissan boss vows to turn page on financial scandals New Nissan boss vows to turn page on financial scandals

Uchida became CEO of Nissan on December 1, as Japan's No. 2 vehicle maker tries to recover from a profit slump and draw a line under a year of turmoil after the Carlos Ghosn scandal. That includes strengthening ties with longtime alliance partner ...

Spain manufacturing decline slows in November - PMI Spain manufacturing decline slows in November - PMI

The reading is slightly above the 50-point mark that separates growth and contraction every month. China's National Bureau of Statistics says new data indicates the country's manufacturing sector saw its first expansion in months on climbing over...

United States threatens tariffs on French goods over digital tax United States threatens tariffs on French goods over digital tax

The U.S. Trade Representative's office said its "Section 301" investigation found that the French tax was "inconsistent with prevailing principles of global tax policy, and is unusually burdensome for affected U.S. The proposed tariffs target Fren...

Delta Air Lines Evacuation Slide Falls In Back Garden Delta Air Lines Evacuation Slide Falls In Back Garden

Authorities say no one was hurt when an evacuation slide fell from a jetliner into the yard of a suburban Boston home. His neighbor, Stephanie Leguia, was feet from where it fell and fears it could have killed someone. Detective shown inspecting ...

Apple Pay Express Transit now works in London Apple Pay Express Transit now works in London

Already available on some transport systems in USA cities like New York, Portland and in Japan and China, the move will make it much easier to use your Apple watch or iPhone to pay for your journey. He praised the move but said Apple faced a challe...

Best Cyber Monday 2019 Deals Best Cyber Monday 2019 Deals

Adobe pointed to the compressed calendar this holiday season, with six fewer days between Thanksgiving and Christmas than a year ago and retailers pushing greater incentives for shoppers to finish lists early. Whether in the store on online, shoppers...

Global stocks tick up on upbeat China factory reports, trade talk hopes Global stocks tick up on upbeat China factory reports, trade talk hopes

Mainland Chinese shares also went higher, with the CSI300 bluechip index was up 0.59% on the three-month low hit on Friday. Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 1% on Monday, while South Korea's Kospi added 0.4%. Beijing's top priority in any phase one trade de...

Yes Bank Seeks Up To $2 Billion In Preferential New Share Issue Yes Bank Seeks Up To $2 Billion In Preferential New Share Issue

However, Yes Bank said that discussions were still on and are expected to conclude shortly. Meanwhile, other investors who will infuse funds in the banks are Aditya Birla family office that has shown interest in buying shares worth $25 million, R...

US House passes Hong Kong rights bills, Trump expected to sign US House passes Hong Kong rights bills, Trump expected to sign

Global shares slid on Thursday as a fresh row between Washington and Beijing over US bills on Hong Kong could complicate their trade negotiation and delay a "phase one" deal that investors had initially hoped to be inked by now. tariffs due next mo...

China factory activity rebounds in November after 6-month losing streak China factory activity rebounds in November after 6-month losing streak

More US tariffs are looming within weeks and Beijing and Washington are still haggling over the first phase of a trade deal. China's National Bureau of Statistics says new data indicates the country's manufacturing sector saw its first expansion ...

H&M tests clothing rental service to address environmental concern H&M tests clothing rental service to address environmental concern

H&M will trial a brand new renting possibility in its flagship Stockholm retailer in a bid to deal with environmental issues. H& M joins different fashionable retailers within the rental recreation together with Nuuly, which is obtainable by the da...

HSBC and Santander brought to book over text alert failure HSBC and Santander brought to book over text alert failure

Santander and HSBC PLC (LON:HSBA) have been told to refund overdraft fees to thousands of customers after the banks failed to warn them by text they were going into the red. Computer formatting errors also led to some customers not receiving texts th...

Cyber Monday: US Shoppers Flock to the Internet for Deals Cyber Monday: US Shoppers Flock to the Internet for Deals

Last year's holiday sales were hurt by turmoil over the White House trade policy with China and a delay of almost a month in data collection because of a government shutdown. There's also been worldwide backlash to the consumer holiday, with Amazon...

Shoppers turned to their computers for Black Friday sales Shoppers turned to their computers for Black Friday sales

This is due to the choice by many retailers to open their stores on Thursday evening, as well as to early holiday promotions and year-round discounts. The full holiday season has marked 14.9 percent year-over-year growth with $68.2 billion spent onli...

In France, ‘Le Black Friday’ Turns Into Protests Against Amazon In France, ‘Le Black Friday’ Turns Into Protests Against Amazon

France's first protest was held on Thursday, when dozens of activists formed a human chain, lay on hay bales and dumped old fridges and microwaves outside the Amazon depot in Bretigny-sur-Orge. The amendment put forward would position Black Friday ...

Fiat Chrysler, auto union agree tentative deal - 47abc Fiat Chrysler, auto union agree tentative deal - 47abc

Fiat Chrysler has agreed not to close assembly plants during the life of the contract and to assign new product to its factory in Belvidere, Illinois , that makes Jeep Cherokee sport utility vehicles and employs nearly 3,700 hourly workers.

India's economic growth slows to 4.5% in July-Sept India's economic growth slows to 4.5% in July-Sept

For last over a month or so, both domestic and global rating agencies had cut the gross domestic product or GDP growth forecast, ranging between 6.2 and 4.7 per cent this financial year . The survey also showed three successive quarters of decline...

Tesla Cybertruck Gets High-Profile Order From This VIP Tesla Cybertruck Gets High-Profile Order From This VIP

In reality, however, the Cybertruck is more of a tweener, with a length of 231.7 inches (5,885 mm), a width of 79.8 inches (2,027 mm) and a height of 75.0 inches (1,905 mm). The recently unveiled Tesla Cybertruck is increasingly attracting atte...

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