Tue, 09 Aug 2022

Amazon pays $1.7 billion for vacuum maker iRobot

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Amazon announced this week that it had purchased robotic vacuum maker iRobot for approximately $1.7 ...

$9 billion wind farm to be built in Atlantic Ocean off Virginia

RICHMOND, Virginia: Dominion Energy Virginia has received state approval to build an enormous offshore wind farm off the coast of ...

Asian stock markets rack up modest gains, losses

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday, but gains and losses were modest.There is concern the ...

Australia to close coal mine near Great Barrier Reef

CANBERRA, Australia: Australia's new government has announced plans to ban the development of a coal mine located near the Great ...

US considers rules for refunds to air passengers suffering delays

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Transportation Department said it could require airlines to offer passengers a refund if their flight schedules ...

US baseball teams to play for UK crowd in London in 2023

LONDON, England: In 2023, America's Major League Baseball is set to return to London for the first time since 2019, ...

American credit card debt rises, along with cost of living

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A New York Federal Reserve report released this week indicated that Americans are struggling to ...

New York State fines Robinhood Crypto $30 million

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The Department of Financial Services of New York State said it has fined the crypto ...

U.S. stocks in disarray despite fall in unemployment to 3.5 percent

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street was in disarray Friday despite positive news on the employment front which sent ...

Marriott surpasses quarterly revenue and profit estimates

BETHESDA, Maryland: Marriott International surpassed its quarterly revenue and profit estimates, driven by better than expected occupancy levels and higher ...

Profits at British Petroleum of $8.45 billion match 14 year high

LONDON, England: Due to high margins and trading on the back of soaring energy prices, British Petroleum recorded second quarter ...

Asian stocks finish ahead as investors look to U.S. employment report

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose on Friday ahead of U.S. payroll data due to be released later ...

Likely UK leader Truss says new junk food taxes not on her agenda

LONDON, England: Liz Truss, the frontrunner to become the next UK prime minister, said she would not impose new taxes ...

Boeing, union agree on new pension deal to prevent strike

SEATTLE, Washington: A union representing nearly 2,500 employees at three Boeing defense locations in the St. Louis area canceled a ...

Choppy day for U.S. stocks, Nasdaq picks up 42 points

NEW YORK, New York -"There is a continued battle between the bulls and the bears and whether this rally has ...

With economic downturn, Siemens Gamesa might cut 2,500 jobs

HAMBURG, Germany: Wind turbine-maker Siemens Gamesa is considering cutting some 2,500 jobs, or about 9 percent of its total workforce.The ...

Q3 will see economic downturn, says Russian central bank

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia's central bank has said that the country's economic contraction will deepen in the third quarter of 2022.The ...

Stocks make ground in Asia, U.S. dollar has mixed day

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - It was all smiles on Asian stock markets Thursday as all the major indices recorded rises.In ...

US to stop sending equipment for Chinese to manufacture computer chip

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. is considering limiting shipments of U.S.-made chipmaking equipment to China, including to Yangtze Memory Technologies, according ...

Shanghai Deja Vu: China puts 80,000 tourists under lockdown in beach resort destination

Beijing [China], August 9 (ANI): In a Shanghai-style lockdown, China's Sanya, a beach resort destination in Hainan Province, has put ...

'It's an incredibly bad look': Kevin Smith calls out Warner Bros' decision to axe 'Batgirl'

Washington [US], August 9 (ANI): American filmmaker Kevin Smith, during the latest episode of his 'Hollywood Babble-On' show, spoke out ...

RBI imposes monetary penalty on Goa State Co-operative Bank

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 8 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Monday it has imposed a monetary ...

Mike Tyson brands TV network 'slave masters

The boxing icon called out Hulu on social mediaMike Tyson has blasted American streaming service Hulu for making a biographical ...

Safeguards issue emerges as new challenge in Vienna talks

© Provided by Xinhua As a new round of nuclear negotiations to revive the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal is ongoing ...

Sensex surges 465 points; MM, HDFC Bank, RIL climb

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 8 (ANI): The Indian stock market's benchmark Sensex surged 465 points on Monday led by strong ...

Shah terms Murmu's election as President as 'acche din' for Odisha

Cuttack (Odisha) [India], August 8 (ANI): Terming the election of Droupadi Murmu as India's President as Odisha's "acche din", Union ...

Ponzi Schemes: CBI books 132 firms in 100 FIRs since 2019; ED 87 PMLA cases

New Delhi, August 8 (ANI) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered 100 cases involving 132 firms relating to ...

Western sanctions are good for Moscow US economist

A former Wall Street analyst says the Russian economy is being made self-sufficientThe economic war unleashed by the West against ...

SBI shares slump 2.4 per cent on disappointing Q1 earnings

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 8 (ANI): The share price of State Bank of India (SBI) slumped on Monday after the ...

Sensex rises 464 points; HDFC Bank, RIL surge

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 8 (ANI): The Indian stock market's benchmark Sensex was trading 464 points higher in the afternoon ...

Western sanctions are good for Moscow economist

A former Wall Street analyst says the Russian economy is being made self-sufficientThe economic war unleashed by the West against ...

Indian stock indices start fresh week on steady note

New Delhi [India], August 8 (ANI): The Indian stock indices started the fresh week largely steady as the benchmark indices ...

US Fed Governor Bowman says another "similarly-sized" rate hike needed to contain inflation

Colorado [US], August 8 (ANI): The US Federal Reserve Governor Michelle W. Bowman said another "similarly-sized" - 75 basis points ...

US Senate Democrats Approve Climate, Tax Legislation

Washington - U.S. Senate Democrats, over uniform Republican opposition, Sunday approved sweeping legislation to combat climate change, trim health care ...

US Senate Approves Sweeping Climate, Tax Legislation

Washington - U.S. Senate Democrats, over uniform Republican opposition, on Sunday approved sweeping legislation to combat climate change, trim health ...

Xi faces dilemma as catering to nationalist sentiment can have economic costs

Beijing [China], August 8 (ANI): With tensions simmering in the Taiwan strait, Chinese President Xi Jinping is facing a mammoth ...

Culprit for possible iPhone 14 rollout delay named media

Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan trip may have helped scupper Apple's plans for new smartphone releaseUS House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-California) controversial ...

Americans see bleak economic outlook poll

A survey has shown that nearly seven in 10 US adults believe the economy is getting worse, contrary to President ...

Pelosi's Taiwan trip row may affect iPhone 14 rollout media

Apple's latest smartphone could be delayed amid China's crackdown on labeling with any reference to TaiwanUS House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's ...

6 ways Canadians can prepare for the upcoming recession

Although it certainly feels like it, and many people believe it, we are not in a recession yet. While a ...

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U.S. stocks start week on mixed note, Nasdaq Composite loses 13 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks closed mixed on Monday as investors fret about CPI data due to be ...

Amazon pays $1.7 billion for vacuum maker iRobot

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Amazon announced this week that it had purchased robotic vacuum maker iRobot for approximately $1.7 ...

$9 billion wind farm to be built in Atlantic Ocean off Virginia

RICHMOND, Virginia: Dominion Energy Virginia has received state approval to build an enormous offshore wind farm off the coast of ...

Asian stock markets rack up modest gains, losses

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday, but gains and losses were modest.There is concern the ...

Australia to close coal mine near Great Barrier Reef

CANBERRA, Australia: Australia's new government has announced plans to ban the development of a coal mine located near the Great ...

US considers rules for refunds to air passengers suffering delays

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Transportation Department said it could require airlines to offer passengers a refund if their flight schedules ...

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