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U.S. Consumers Boost Spending Despite Trade Tensions

American shoppers ramped up their spending in May, providing critical fuel for the U.S. economy’s continued expansion despite trade tensions and slowing global growth....

U.S. Consumers Boost Spending Despite Trade Tensions

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Bond bulls get a boost as trade tensions fan recession fears The global bond rally accelerated on Wednesday, sending 10-year U.S Treasury yields to 20-month lows, as investors fearful of the fallout from the Sino-U.S. trade war sold shares and scurried for the safety of German and U.S. government debt....
05:32, 05/29/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint deal would boost prices, hurt poorest U.S. consumers, experts say Concessions by T-Mobile US Inc to win U.S. government approval to buy Sprint Corp will likely lead to higher prices for the poorest Americans, many of whom use prepaid wireless plans, analysts and activists said....
14:32, 05/22/2019

Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies dented the social-networking giant’s reputation....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Finland's coalition parties agree spending boost The five Finnish parties in talks to form a new government plan to increase public spending by 1.2 billion euros over four years, Finland's likely next prime minister Antti Rinne told reporters on Tuesday....
09:48, 05/28/2019

Putin promises social spending boost in annual call-in show MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin is promising to boost spending on social programs as part of the government’s modernization efforts. Speaking in an annual live call-in show Thursday, Putin faced an array of complaints about low wages and...
03:32, 06/20/2019

New Zealand unveils spending boost in 'wellbeing' budget; cuts 2019 growth forecast New Zealand unveiled plans on Thursday to spend up to NZ$3.8 billion ($2.47 billion) a year under its 'wellbeing' approach, which the government has touted as a new way of budgeting that moves beyond measuring just economic growth....
20:16, 05/29/2019

Consumers Could Be Hit as New Front Opens in U.S.-China Trade Fight Higher tariffs on Chinese products set to go into force Friday would apply 25% levies on more than $40 billion worth of items bought by consumers—clothing, furniture and other things found on the shelves at Target, Walmart and other retailers....
18:00, 05/07/2019

Trade war costs overpower tax-cut gains at Cummins. Consumers may be next At enginemaker Cummins Inc., the costs of President Trump's trade war have already topped savings from sweeping corporate tax cuts enacted by a Republican Congress at the end of 2017....
17:32, 06/16/2019

The new front in Trump's trade war could cost consumers at least $93 billion Based on 2018 trade numbers, it would equate to a tax on U.S. consumers that would start at $18.6 billion and escalate to about $93 billion. Those figures, while a baseline from which to measure, don't take into account all the impact....
11:32, 05/31/2019

Seeking shelter from trade war, fund managers bet on China's consumers China may be an odd choice for investors seeking shelter from a Sino-U.S. trade war. Yet, money managers in Asia are pouring funds into Chinese stocks as the long-term promise of a growing middle class trumps more immediate fears about tariffs....
22:32, 06/12/2019

Stocks in Asia trade mixed amid continued trade tensions The fallout from the U.S. crackdown on Huawei intensified this week, as trade negotiations between Washington and Beijing reportedly hit a roadblock....
19:48, 05/20/2019

Norquist on Trump's trade agenda: 'Tariffs are damaging' to American farmers, consumers Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist criticized tariffs on Wednesday, indicating that President Trump's trade agenda could hurt American consumers and businesses....
17:32, 05/15/2019

Big Companies Tightened Spending as Trade Fears Intensified Spending on factories, equipment and other capital goods slowed in the first quarter among a broad cross-section of large, U.S.-listed firms, highlighting investor concerns that a key driver of economic growth is fading....
10:48, 05/19/2019

Rising Trade Tensions Slaughter Hog Stock Hong Kong-listed shares of WH Group, the world’s largest pork producer, sank as much as 9% after tweets from President Trump escalated the trade rhetoric between Washington and China....
04:32, 05/06/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Get Lift From Trade Tensions U.S. government bond prices rose, pushing the yield on the 10-year Treasury note below 2.5%, after new tariff threats by President Trump left investors scrambling to assess their impact on U.S.-China trade talks....
08:48, 05/06/2019

China says will fight to end if U.S. escalates trade tensions China will fight to the end if the United States decides to escalate trade tensions, the Commerce Ministry said on Thursday, as U.S. President Donald Trump reiterated his threat to levy additional tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods....
04:16, 06/06/2019

Stocks Slip as Trade Tensions Continue Nervousness has helped drive down the yield on 10-year Treasury bonds, suggesting investors increasingly believe trade tensions could hinder world economic growth...
07:00, 06/03/2019

G-20 leaders express 'serious concerns' about trade tensions Leaders from some of the world's largest economies discussed concerns over trade tensions amid ongoing international issues such as the trade war between the United States and China....
11:16, 06/09/2019

Energy ETFs lower on trade tensions Todd Rosenbluth of CFRA and Matt Bartolini of State Street join 'ETF Edge' to discuss what they're watching as energy ETFs continue to fall....
12:32, 05/29/2019

Fed officials say trade tensions could threaten growth The recent ratcheting up of U.S.-China trade tensions is creating uncertainties for businesses and could threaten economic growth, four Federal Reserve policymakers said on Thursday....
02:32, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. lifts tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metals in boost for trade pact The United States struck deals on Friday to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, the three governments said, removing a major obstacle to legislative approval of a new North American trade pact....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Australian, Indian elections boost Asian shares, trade fears ease Asian shares clawed back some of last week's losses as investors cheered apparent election wins for conservative incumbents in Australia and India, while broader global trade worries eased after Washington offered to lift some tariffs in North Americ...
01:32, 05/20/2019

Britain concerned by U.S.-China trade tensions: UK PM's spokeswoman Britain is concerned by the escalating tariff tensions between the United States and China and believes no one benefits from a trade war, a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday....
04:16, 05/10/2019

Dow plunges 500 points as US-China trade tensions escalate The Dow plunged more than 500 points on Tuesday as investors grew jittery over President Trump’s threats to slap new tariffs on Chinese goods. Beijing said on Tuesday that Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will visit the United States this week for t...
11:48, 05/07/2019

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' G20 finance chiefs said trade and geopolitical tensions have intensified but did not express a pressing need to resolve them. Their communique outlines a pickup in global growth....
04:16, 06/09/2019

IMF's Lagarde: it is imperative to resolve U.S.-China trade tensions International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Christine Lagarde said on Tuesday that China and the United States must resolve their trade tensions because they threaten the global economy....
01:32, 05/07/2019

India-US trade tensions threaten the ties that bind The US and India are long-standing allies, and trade is an important part of the relationship. However, a row over market access and tariffs has escalated, leading to fears of a protracted dispute....
09:00, 06/17/2019

Factories Stall on Strong Dollar, Trade Tensions U.S. manufacturers are having a hard time mounting an encore to last year’s strong performance. Factories are on track for their weakest showing this year since 2016....
05:32, 06/01/2019

U.S. Stocks Close Lower as Trade Tensions Simmer Major indexes fell, as the dimming likelihood of an imminent trade deal upended earlier gains and sent investors seeking less risky assets like U.S. government bonds....
15:16, 05/28/2019

Maersk profit in line but trade tensions a concern Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties"....
00:16, 05/24/2019

Maersk Says Trade Tensions Hitting Shipping Demand The Danish shipping giant swung to a first-quarter loss and warned that rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China could cut container growth by up to a third this year....
10:32, 05/24/2019

Oil Prices Slide on Trade Tensions and China Fears Oil prices slumped to a three-month low as concerns about President Trump’s trade policy and the slowdown in the Chinese economy cast doubt on the outlook for global demand....
06:16, 05/31/2019

Trump calls China trade tensions a ‘little squabble’ WASHINGTON – President Trump needled China in the ongoing trade war, labeling it a “little squabble.” But he said the US was in a better position to prevail in the tiff over tariffs. “Our economy is fantastic. Theirs is not so good,” Trum...
10:32, 05/14/2019

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17:48, 05/07/2019

China slams U.S. blacklisting of Huawei as trade tensions rise China on Thursday slammed a decision by the U.S. government to put telecom equipment giant Huawei on a blacklist and said it will take steps to protect its companies, in a further test of ties as the economic heavyweights clash over trade....
03:48, 05/16/2019

Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this week's Paris Airshow with little to celebrate despite bulging order books....
07:48, 06/16/2019

EU's Malmstrom hopes Trump, Xi can meet and reduce trade tensions European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom is hoping U.S. President Donald Trump meets his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summit in Japan later this month to try to reduce trade tensions between the two countries....
15:16, 06/14/2019

Strong U.S. jobs growth expected in May, trade tensions a threat U.S. job growth likely increased solidly in May, with wage gains expected to pick up, showing strength in the labor market before an escalation in trade tensions that analysts have cautioned could pressure an already slowing economy....
22:00, 06/06/2019

Oil rises on escalating US-Iran tensions; trade war concerns weigh Oil prices rose on Tuesday on escalating tensions between the United States and Iran and on signs that producer club OPEC will continue withholding supply this year....
20:16, 05/20/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 opens at two-month low as trade tensions mount The S&P 500 opened at a more than two-month low on Wednesday as China's readiness to escalate its trade war with the United States fueled fears that the dispute could be long drawn and weigh on global growth....
08:16, 05/29/2019

U.S. Stocks, Bond Yields Fall Amid Trade Tensions The Dow fell 286 points after the latest flare-up in U.S.-China trade tensions quelled investors’ expectations of a near-term resolution between the world’s two biggest economies....
14:00, 05/23/2019

Tim Cook says China has not targeted Apple despite escalation in trade tensions Tim Cook told CBS News that China has not targeted Apple as a result of the trade dispute with the U.S. — and he doesn't expect Beijing to do so....
18:32, 06/04/2019

Mortgage rates fall sharply on China trade tensions Trade tensions with China may be a boon to the U.S. housing market. Investors are rushing into the relative safe-haven of the bond market, cause the yield on the U.S. 10-year Treasury to plummet. Mortgage rates loosely follow that yield....
12:00, 05/23/2019

France urges U.S. and China to avoid escalation in trade tensions The United States and China must avoid escalating trade tensions in their current negotiations to keep global growth on track, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday....
01:32, 05/07/2019

Yen, franc firm as trade tensions fester; pound sinks The Japanese yen and the Swiss franc firmed on Wednesday as risk appetite remained weak in the backdrop of festering trade tensions between the United States and China....
02:00, 05/22/2019

Wall Street seesaws amid heightened trade tensions The S&P 500 were trading flat but was off session lows on Friday as investors tracked trade headlines after China took a hard stance on its tariff war with the United States....
09:32, 05/17/2019

G-20 Financial Leaders Criticize Trade Tensions for Impact on Growth The Group of 20 major economies decried worsening trade tensions and their impact on global growth, with the U.S. and China locked in a protracted trade battle since negotiations fell apart a month ago....
09:48, 06/09/2019

Oil bounces up on Iran concern after touching one-month low on trade tensions Oil futures edged higher in volatile trade on Monday as rising tensions between the United States and Iran buoyed prices after they touched a one-month low following U.S. President Donald Trump's threat that he may raise tariffs on Chinese goods....
13:00, 05/06/2019

Trade tensions flare-up sours rate hope rally German bond yields plumbed new record lows on Thursday and U.S. treasury yields resumed their fall as renewed trade tensions doused a rally fueled by hopes for more central bank stimulus ahead of a European Central Bank meeting....
04:16, 06/06/2019

US Treasury yields tick lower as trade tensions continue U.S. government debt yields continued to fall Thursday morning after President Donald Trump declined to set a deadline on levying tariffs on another $325 billion of Chinese goods....
03:00, 06/13/2019

G20 finance leaders' communique to say trade tensions have 'intensified': source The Group of 20 finance leaders will say in their communique to be released on Sunday that "most importantly, trade and geopolitical tensions have intensified," a G20 source said....
19:48, 06/08/2019

Stocks in Australia set to rise; US-China trade tensions escalate again U.S. President Donald Trump said in a tweet Sunday afternoon that the current 10% levies on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods will rise to 25% on Friday....
17:00, 05/05/2019

Trade Tensions, Rising Costs Hit Profit Outlook for Airlines Airline industry earnings this year are expected to fall 21% short of expectations with global trade tensions and rising costs denting the outlook for collective profits, the industry’s leading trade group said....
22:32, 06/01/2019

Investors retreat further from U.S. stock funds as trade tensions mount: ICI Investors extended their retreat from the U.S. stock market by pulling nearly $8.2 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic equities last week, according to data......
11:32, 06/12/2019

UK hopes Trump and Xi can ease trade tensions at G20 summit: Hammond Britain hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping can make progress on easing trade tensions when they meet later this month at a summit of world leaders in Japan, British finance minister Philip Hammond said....
09:00, 06/17/2019

U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing the chief executive of Huawei Technologies of lying about his company's ties to the communist government and Beijing saying Washington mu...
08:48, 05/23/2019

Here's where investors can hide out and areas they should avoid as trade tensions intensify Investor could add consumer staples and utilities as defense while staying away from companies with big sales exposure to China, according to Wall Street analysts....
13:00, 06/01/2019

Global Markets Cautious After Trade Tensions Buffet Stocks U.S. stocks were set to open lower as investors sought to assess the risks of a re-escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions after Washington doubled down on its threats to hike tariffs on Chinese goods....
04:32, 05/07/2019

U.S. stocks drop as trade tensions heighten growth worry U.S. stocks slumped on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq testing a key support level, as worries a prolonged trade war between the United States and China would dent global growth pushed investors toward the safety of government bonds....
12:16, 05/29/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX lower as U.S.-China trade tensions mount Canada's main stock index fell on Thursday, as anxious investors awaited the outcome of U.S.-China trade talks amid signs that negotiations were turning sour as Washington readies tariffs on Chinese goods....
08:00, 05/09/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Australian, Indian elections boost Asian shares, trade fears ease Asian shares clawed back some of last week's losses as investors cheered apparent election wins for conservative incumbents in Australia and India, while broader global trade worries eased after Washington offered to lift some tariffs in North Americ...
01:48, 05/20/2019

Still a good time to stay invested despite trade tensions, says Greenwich Wealth CIO Paul Christopher, Wells Fargo Investment Institute, and Vahan Janjigian, Greenwich Wealth Management, join 'The Exchange' to discuss how trade talks will impact markets and where they're investing amid the tension....
11:48, 05/08/2019

Mike Pompeo To Seek Stronger Ties With India Despite Trade Tensions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to further strengthen strategic ties with India during a visit next week despite increasing frictions over trade, data flows and arms from Russia,......
22:00, 06/21/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower as U.S.-China trade tensions mount Canada's main stock index fell at the open on Thursday, as anxious investors awaited the outcome of U.S.-China trade talks amid signs that negotiations were turning sour as Washington readies tariffs on Chinese goods....
07:32, 05/09/2019

Impact of trade tensions with China being felt in American schools and universities Tightening of visa restrictions had led to denials and delays for Chinese students who want to study in the U.S., and those who want to stay here after graduation....
11:16, 06/13/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold prices buoyed as U.S.-China trade tensions mount Gold prices were steady on Friday, buoyed as investors shied away from riskier assets amid worries that a rift over trade between the United States and China could deepen if talks between the two fail to reach a deal....
21:16, 05/09/2019

Trump slammed Japan for having a ‘substantial edge’ over the US on trade as tensions simmer Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump said Japan had a "substantial edge" over the US on trade while speaking to business leaders in Tokyo. Trade tensions between both countries are simmering amid the US and China's back-and-forth tariffs o...
14:32, 05/25/2019

China's Trade Frontman Points, With Laser, to Bright Side of U.S. Tensions Vice Premier Liu He said external pressure serves his nation’s long-term interests, providing rare insight into how he frames the high-stakes tussle between the world’s two biggest economies....
06:48, 06/13/2019

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit as trade tensions loom U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday on a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo even as trade tensions loom....
05:32, 05/25/2019

G20 to say trade tensions a key risk to growth, split on urgency of finding solution Global trade tensions threaten an expected pick up in economic growth this year and in 2020, a draft communique by the world's financial leaders showed on Saturday, but the policymakers are divided on whether the need to resolve them was "pressing"....
07:32, 06/08/2019

Mexican Officials Have Taken to Social Media to Ease Tensions With the U.S. Over Immigration and Trade (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican officials have copied a page from President Donald Trump’s playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communicate that they are working flat-out to de-escalate tensions over immigration and avoid punitive tariff...
05:00, 06/03/2019

U.S. House passes pro-Taiwan bills, amid trade tensions with China The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously backed legislation supporting Taiwan which faces military and diplomatic pressure from China as members of the U.S. Congress push for a sharper approach to relations with Beijing....
19:00, 05/07/2019

iPhone production could leave China if trade tensions rise, Foxconn says Production of Apple iPhones bound for the U.S. could be shifted out of China should the trade war between the U.S. and Beijing continue to escalate, a senior executive at Foxconn said Tuesday....
15:32, 06/11/2019

Sleepy equity options jolted by renewed U.S.-China trade tensions Months of calm in U.S. stocks gave way to a surge in activity in the options market on Tuesday as investors spooked by escalating trade tensions between the United States and China boosted Wall Street's so-called fear gauge to the highest level in th...
19:00, 05/07/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade war tensions shove stocks to lowest since January U.S.-China trade worries pushed emerging market shares to their lowest since January, though some conciliatory noises from the two sides did at least help slow the slide....
04:16, 05/14/2019

Nikkei tumbles to 5-week low on fears of deeper U.S.-China trade tensions Japan's Nikkei tumbled to a five-week low on Wednesday morning as fears there might be a breakdown in U.S.-China trade negotiations continued to pull down cyclical stocks....
20:32, 05/07/2019

Trade war and Iran tensions creating a 'very unstable' oil market, Russia minister says Current geopolitical tensions are making it harder and harder for oil-producing nations to make decisions that will help stabilize crude prices, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told CNBC Sunday....
14:00, 05/19/2019

Pompeo to seek stronger strategic ties with India despite trade tensions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to further strengthen strategic ties with India during a visit next week despite increasing frictions over trade, data flows and arms from Russia, officials said....
12:00, 06/21/2019

Bond bulls boosted as trade tensions send recession signals With no sign Sino-U.S. trade tensions will let up and fears of an Italy-European Union confrontation growing again, the global bond rally accelerated on Wednesday, as investors dumped shares and scurried for the safety of German and U.S. government d...
02:32, 05/29/2019

Oil Prices Sink as Trade Tensions Limit Investors' Appetite for Risk Oil prices fell as investors’ risk appetite was hampered by trade tensions that could limit demand. Crude tracked losses in global markets after the U.S. and China dispute appeared to move further from resolution....
10:48, 05/29/2019

US Warship Sails In Disputed South China Sea Amid Trade Tensions The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between......
23:00, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexican president urges oil independence amid U.S. trade tensions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Sunday the need for oil independence as his government said it would tender six construction contracts in June for a planned oil refinery in the southern state of Tabasco....
17:32, 06/02/2019

U.S. warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world's two biggest economies....
22:32, 05/19/2019

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday....
12:32, 06/04/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing the chief executive of Huawei Technologies of lying about his company's ties to the communist government and Beijing saying Washington mu...
09:32, 05/23/2019

TREASURIES-Yields, Wall Street higher as trade tensions cool Treasury yields rose on Tuesday in sympathy with U.S. stock indexes as hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal boosted demand for risk assets after Monday's heavy sell-off....
13:48, 05/14/2019

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalating trade tensions with the United States....
09:32, 05/22/2019

Asian shares off five-week low, remain fragile amid U.S.-China trade tensions Asian shares staggered up from five-week lows on Tuesday but remained fragile after U.S. President Donald Trump's latest threat to raise tariffs on Chinese goods shocked financial markets and fueled worries that trade talks may be derailed....
01:32, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Tensions with China help U.S. see importance of North American trade -Mexican official Tense U.S.-China relations are helping the United States understand the importance of a North American trade bloc, a senior Mexican diplomat said on Friday, after negotiating a deal that ended steel tariffs in the region....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Stocks endure another turbulent day as investors remain wary of U.S.-China trade tensions The week’s volatility was ignited by tweets last weekend from Trump, who threatened to increase tariffs from 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods on Friday....
17:00, 05/09/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Trade tensions, weak oil pressure most major Gulf markets The Abu Dhabi and Dubai stock markets dropped sharply on Thursday, affected by global trade tensions and falling oil prices, which sent most Middle Eastern bourses sliding. The Abu Dhabi index fell 1.4 percent, declining...
07:32, 05/09/2019

U.S. Ambassador Makes Rare Visit to Tibet Amid Trade War Tensions With China The U.S. Ambassador to China is scheduled to visit Tibet this week, making the first trip by an American envoy to the highly restricted area in four years, according to his embassy. Ambassador Terry Branstad is visiting China’s Qinhai province ...
02:48, 05/20/2019

U.S.-based equity funds post $22 billion outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data released by......
14:16, 05/30/2019

World stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
19:16, 05/29/2019

US STOCKS-Futures point to steep losses at open as trade tensions worsen U.S. stock index futures pointed to sharp declines at the open on Monday, as a standoff between the United States and China over their prolonged trade dispute heightened fears of a retaliatory war that could push the U.S. economy into recession....
05:16, 05/13/2019

Morningstar's newly crowned money manager of the year is 'cautious' because of trade tensions Dan Fuss, winner of the Morningstar Outstanding Portfolio Manager award, tells CNBC that the Federal Reserve is "trapped by the circumstances" as tensions between China and the U.S. increase....
13:48, 05/09/2019

Asian shares wobble on trade, political tensions; focus turns to Fed meet Asian shares got off to a shaky start on Monday as investors were cautious ahead of a closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting, while political tensions in the Middle East and Hong Kong kept risk-appetite in check....
19:00, 06/16/2019

The European Central Bank meets as inflation cools and trade tensions heat up The European Central Bank (ECB) announced its easy-money exit strategy one year ago. But twelve months on, the world couldn't look more different....
22:32, 06/05/2019

Asian stocks slip amid persisting trade angst, political tensions Asian stocks slipped on Friday, as U.S.-Iran tensions and anxieties over Sino-U.S. trade talks left markets in the region struggling to match the euphoria on Wall Street over a possible U.S. interest rate cut next month....
23:48, 06/20/2019

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
01:32, 06/19/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade tensions flare sours rate hope rally German bond yields plumbed new record lows on Thursday and U.S. treasury yields resumed their fall as renewed trade tensions doused a rally fuelled by hopes for more central bank stimulus ahead of a European Central Bank meeting....
03:00, 06/06/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds as investors seek bargains, but trade tensions weigh Copper rebounded on Tuesday as investors emboldened by solid supply-demand fundamentals sought bargains after tit-for-tat trade tariffs resumed between the United States and China triggered a fall in prices. China said on Monday it would impose h...
04:16, 05/14/2019

Asian shares edge up, trade, geopolitical tensions cap gains; focus on Fed meeting Asian stocks inched higher on Monday, with a rebound in the Hong Kong market helping the mood, as investors remained cautious ahead of a closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting....
21:16, 06/16/2019

Global stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
12:16, 05/29/2019

U.S. recession risk rises as U.S.-China trade tensions heat up: Reuters poll Over the last month the U.S.-China trade war has boosted the risk of a U.S. recession, say a strong majority of economists polled by Reuters, who now put the chances of that happening in the next two years at 40%....
04:48, 05/17/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St falls as trade tensions stoke growth fears U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closing just above a key support level, as worries that a lengthy trade war between the United States and China would crimp global growth pushed investors into the safety of government bonds....
14:00, 05/29/2019

Asian shares wobble amid trade, geopolitical tensions; focus on Fed meeting Asian shares wobbled near one-week lows on Monday as investors turned cautious ahead of a closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting, while political tensions in the Middle East and Hong Kong kept risk appetite in check....
00:00, 06/17/2019

Trade tensions push Wall St. lower, rate cut hopes limit losses Wall Street's main indexes dipped on Wednesday over worries of a prolonged U.S.-China trade war after Washington toughened its stance, but losses were cushioned by a muted reading on inflation that backed the case for an interest rate cut....
12:00, 06/12/2019

Goldman Sachs cuts exposure to emerging markets on US-China trade tensions The investment management arm of Goldman Sachs scaled back its "overweight" exposure to emerging market assets Thursday, amid rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China....
08:48, 05/16/2019

Trade tensions have hit cargo demand in Asia, but there's a silver lining for regional airlines Ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions are negatively affecting air cargo demand — but the passenger side of the business is much more positive for Asian airlines, according to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines....
23:48, 06/02/2019

US stocks fall as Google block on Huawei adds to trade tensions – as it happened Chinese phonemaker shut out from Android software after Trump banGoogle blocks Huawei access to Android updates after blacklistingTrump tweets threat: ‘If Iran wants to fight, that will be the end of Iran’Ryanair profits slide due to lower fares and ...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Wall Street to open lower as tensions escalate ahead of trade talks Wall Street was set to open lower on Thursday, with focus on a high-stakes meeting between the United States and China that could decide the fate of a long-awaited trade deal, even as additional tariffs on Chinese goods loomed....
06:32, 05/09/2019

Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions: Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico, with U.S.-based domestic equities funds posting......
15:16, 06/06/2019

Fear and fervor propel Shanghai's tech board amid trade, Huawei tensions Chinese companies and investors are lining up in spades to take part in Shanghai's new Nasdaq-style tech board, with a groundswell of patriotic support surging further after the U.S. blacklisting of telecom firm Huawei inflamed trade tensions....
22:48, 06/10/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed as investors digest renewed US-China trade tensions Stocks in Asia were mixed during Tuesday afternoon trade amid renewed tensions between the U.S. and China after Washington said tariffs on Chinese goods will rise on Friday....
23:16, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 bln outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended Wednesday, according to data released by Refinitiv's Lipper research service on Thursday. It wa...
14:48, 05/16/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
14:00, 05/29/2019

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended Wednesday, according to data released by......
14:16, 05/16/2019

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tensions in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
21:00, 06/18/2019

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Global growth worries slam Wall St as trade tensions persist U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of technology companies as well as businesses in cyclical sectors on fears that the escalating trade war between United States and China would stymie global economic growth....
15:48, 05/23/2019

The world's largest shipping firm warns of 'considerable uncertainties' as trade tensions rise Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties."...
02:48, 05/24/2019

Trade tensions kick Asian business confidence to 10-year low: Thomson Reuters/INSEAD Confidence among Asian companies in the June quarter fell to its lowest since the 2008-09 financial crisis, as a U.S.-China trade war disrupts global supply chains and shows little sign of easing soon, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey found....
00:16, 06/19/2019

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.       ...
20:48, 06/23/2019

Global Economy Cools Faster Than Expected as Trade Tensions Rise, World Bank Says The global economy has stumbled sharply in the first half of the year with trade and investment flows between countries falling faster than expected, according to semiannual forecasts released by the World Bank....
16:00, 06/04/2019

Stocks in Asia trade mixed; oil prices rise as US-Iran tensions continue to linger Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Monday afternoon, while oil prices continued to rise as tensions between the U.S. and Iran lingered after the latter shot down an American surveillance drone....
22:16, 06/23/2019

Amidst high trade tensions and policy uncertainty, UN cuts economic growth forecast Against a backdrop of unresolved trade tensions, high international policy uncertainty and softening business confidence, the UN on Tuesday announced a broad-based slowdown in the global economy and cut its growth predictions. ...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Vice President Mike Pence plans hawkish China speech as trade tensions boil Pence's remarks are expected to bring a censure on China's human rights record from one of the Trump administration's highest-ranking China hawks....
15:16, 05/30/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks drop, bond prices rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
09:00, 05/29/2019

Stocks in Asia mostly rise following overnight Dow bounce; China shares subdued amid trade tensions Shares in Asia were higher in Friday morning trade following overnight gains on Wall Street as investors stateside cheered strong earnings and economic data....
21:16, 05/16/2019

METALS-London copper steadies amid Peru mine blockade; trade tensions linger London copper prices edged higher in early Asian trade on Wednesday, as a new blockade at MMG Ltd's Las Bambas mine in Peru lent support to prices, although gains were capped by ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions. An earlier road blockade at the s...
21:32, 05/21/2019

Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan to meet with Chinese counterpart next week amid trade tensions The meeting which is expected to take place on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue defense summit comes as the world's two largest economies exchange tit-for-tat tariffs in an ongoing trade war....
09:32, 05/24/2019

European stocks trade lower as Middle East tensions linger; autos down 1.2% after Daimler warning European stocks traded lower Monday afternoon as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to stoke fears of a military confrontation in the Middle East....
05:32, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions -Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico, with U.S.-based domestic equities funds posting $10 billion of cash withdrawals, according to Refin...
15:16, 06/06/2019

Worsening trade tensions between US and China rattle stock market, sending Dow Jones Industrial Average down 473 points NEW YORK (AP) — Worsening trade tensions between US and China rattle stock market, sending Dow Jones Industrial Average down 473 points....
14:32, 05/07/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’ in Syria; Venezuelans need protection; global trade tensions rise....
15:32, 05/21/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Global trade tensions, Ramadan dent appetite for Gulf stocks The Egyptian blue-chip index slid sharply to its worst day in six months on Wednesday, mirroring weak global sentiment, while Saudi Arabia's index fell, pressured by global tensions and investors retreating from markets during the Muslim holy month o...
07:16, 05/08/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade tensions pressure emerging markets; Mexican peso leads FX lower Emerging market shares and currencies fell on Thursday on renewed growth and trade tensions after U.S. President Donald Trump said not enough progress was being made in talks with Mexico aimed at averting U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods....
03:00, 06/06/2019

Ericsson: Consumers will pay more for 5G and there are use cases Ericsson claims a new report into 5G demonstrates tangible consumer demand to the potential for mobile operators to realise new commercial opportunities.The Swedish network giant has much to gain from operators investing in new infrastructure and hop...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Help is on the way for Arizona timeshare consumers Help is on the way for Arizona timeshare consumers. Governor Doug Ducey signed a bill today increasing protections for timeshare buyers. Consumers will now have 10-days to cancel timeshare purchases. The law will also curb deceptive practices –...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Consumers apply the brakes to UK new car sales Analysts blame Brexit uncertainty as April data shows 10% fewer private sales than last yearNew car sales fell more than 4% in the UK last month, the second-lowest April since 2012, with analysts blaming consumer reluctance to make significant purcha...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Consumers still aren't sure how companies are using their data Despite the introduction of GDPR last year, new research has revealed that consumers are still in the dark when it comes to how their data is collected, stored and used.Mobile journey marketing company Ogury surveyed 287,571 consumers to better under...
12:00, 05/24/2019

Which delivery features are most important to consumers? Digital has transformed retail possibilities. And with e-commerce sales growing at nearly five times the rate of brick-and-mortar sales, retailers need to find cheaper and more efficient ways to deliver e-commerce orders. But different age groups hav...
23:16, 05/11/2019

Consumers are the most confident about their job prospects in nearly 2 decades Trade tensions between China and the U.S. have dimmed economic growth prospects and financial markets, but U.S. job seekers are growing more confident regardless....
13:48, 05/28/2019

BSNL Launches New Service to Recommend Best STV for Consumers BSNL has announced the launch of BSNL My Offers feature of its subscribers. The feature will be available by dialling *121# and will help the subscribers in finding the best special tariff voucher......
07:32, 05/24/2019

Verizon's plan: Consumers win, investors lose Verizon has decided to bring back unlimited data plans. But while that's great for its subscribers, it's awful news for investors. It's another sign of how brutally competitive the telecom business is. And it's hurting Verizon's stock....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Consumers in the U.S. and overseas can now pre-order the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 Even though the device has yet to be announced, the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 can already be pre-ordered from online retailer AliExpress (via @stufflistings). The fitness tracker is priced at $49.99 with free shipping to the states, and new U.S. customers can...
15:32, 06/07/2019

American Consumers Shopped Till They Dropped Americans might have shaken off their winter blahs, but that doesn’t mean they’re rushing to the mall with open wallets—as April retail sales figures show....
13:48, 05/15/2019

E.ON chief says Germany should charge CO2 tax, but spare consumers E.ON Chief Executive Johannes Teyssen on Tuesday proposed a carbon dioxide tax of 35 euros ($39.34) a ton that would widen the burden-sharing for climate protection to big emitters such as transport and heat provision....
02:48, 05/14/2019

CDC tells consumers to stop washing raw chicken Health officials once again warned consumers about the dangers of washing raw chicken before cooking it, citing the risk of spreading harmful bacteria to utensils or other foods. In a tweet sent out on April 26, the Centers for Disease Control and Pr...
23:48, 05/02/2019

The majority of consumers are wildly wrong about what it takes to get a mortgage The majority of consumers think it is much harder to qualify for a home loan than it actually is, according to a recent Fannie Mae survey of more than 3,000 people....
11:00, 06/11/2019

U.S. Consumers Poised to Take the Hit From Higher Tariffs on Imports From China The round of tariffs that went into effect at midnight will likely hit Americans in the pocketbook, making $40 billion of consumer goods on retailers’ shelves more expensive....
07:16, 05/10/2019

Some iPhone accessories have been hit with an import tax; Apple's actions hid it from consumers As we've pointed out, the trade war between the United States and China has not yet touched the Apple iPhone or other Apple devices. On Friday, the U.S. raised the tax on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports; China retaliated today by adding tariffs...
02:32, 05/14/2019

Consumers see funds disappear in Zelle account scam Chrysanthi Rausch was taking a nap on her couch two months ago when she got a call from a number she didn’t recognize. On the other end of the line was a woman who said she worked for KeyBank, Rausch’s local bank, calling to alert her of ...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Majority of consumers would welcome self-driving cars, study finds Capgemini's Markus Winkler said engineers and researchers need to work hand-in-hand with marketers and user-experience experts to create self-driving cars that serve customers' needs....
05:00, 05/16/2019

Chinese consumers are selling their Samsung Galaxy S10 to buy the OnePlus 7 Pro According to Twitter tipster Ice Universe (@UniverseIce), the OnePlus 7 Pro is extremely popular in China where consumers placed pre-orders on more than one million units of the phone. The pre-orders were placed on the OnePlus website and on the site...
22:16, 05/19/2019

Factbox: U.S. executives warn consumers will pay for Trump's tariffs Some executives from U.S. companies that sell clothing, food and other products warn that costs related to the latest round of tariffs on goods from China will be passed along to consumers in the form of higher prices....
11:48, 05/16/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold: This is what consumers should do if they pre-ordered the smartphone Samsung said it has notified customers who pre-ordered the Galaxy Fold they must confirm their decision by May 31 or they will cancel it.        ...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Trump's tariff push squeezes businesses and consumers The first time President Donald Trump threatened tariffs on the luggage that Tiffany Williams imports for her Texas store, she stockpiled high-end suitcases and other products ahead of the deadline to protect profits....
01:32, 05/07/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold: This is what consumers should do if they preordered the smartphone Samsung said it has notified customers who preordered the Galaxy Fold they must confirm their decision by May 31 or they will cancel it.        ...
12:48, 05/07/2019

Zoomcar Celebrates Six Years In India With New Offers For Consumers Zoomcar has completed six years in the self-drive and shared mobility solutions space in India. On its 6th year anniversary, it has come up with a new offer for its consumers, under its new......
05:32, 06/01/2019

If China and the US split the tech world, that could come at a cost to consumers Mahendra Negi, chief financial officer of Trend Micro, says if companies are forced to develop different sets of technologies, then it will raise costs and create compatibility issues....
00:32, 05/28/2019

These are the top 15 US banks ranked by the mobile banking features consumers value most This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. This report is exclusively available to enterprise subscribers. To learn more about getting access to this report, email Senior Ac...
01:00, 05/08/2019

LabCorp data breach exposes information of 7.7 million consumers A day after Quest Diagnostics announced 12 million patients were affected by a data breach, LabCorp says its patients' data was also compromised.        ...
16:48, 06/04/2019

89 Percent of Indian Consumers Prefer to Do Their Shopping Online: Study Smartphones have also emerged as the most preferred medium for all shopping activities with 89 percent of consumers currently being able to do all the retail activities they want on mobile, showed a......
10:32, 05/31/2019

US Supreme Court decides to let consumers sue Apple over App Store rules The US Supreme Court on Monday ruled against Apple in a case that could have broad implications for the e-commerce industry and which also means the door is now open for consumers to sue the iPhone maker over its App Store rules and practices. In a 5...
12:16, 05/13/2019

T-Mobile's Sprint takeover won't save consumers money, state AGs say It's possible that T-Mobile's controversial takeover of Sprint will deliver the better, faster, and cheaper cellphone service that executives have been promising consumers for the past year, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra says. But the ev...
02:16, 06/12/2019

Ten U.S. states sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile deal, saying consumers will be hurt Ten states led by New York and California filed a lawsuit on Tuesday to stop T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of Sprint Corp, warning that consumer prices will jump due to reduced competition....
16:16, 06/11/2019

GSK and Novartis liniment marketing misled Australian consumers: court The Australian subsidiaries of British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and Swiss drugmaker Novartis misled customers and broke the law by promoting identical liniments as though they could treat specific ills, an Australian court found on Friday....
01:48, 05/17/2019

New York AG: Sprint, T-Mobile merger would raise prices and hurt consumers America was the world leader in developing 4G coverage as a result of vigorous competition, writes Letitia James, attorney general of New York.       ...
20:00, 06/18/2019

New proposal might let debt collectors harass consumers via text message and email Debt collectors are notoriously persistent and annoying, a fact which shouldn’t come as much of a surprise given that calling people and asking for money is, well, exactly what their job description calls for. But imagine how much worse things ...
21:32, 05/08/2019

Kamala Harris stood up to big banks, with mixed results for consumers in crisis In her presidential pitch to voters, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris touts as a signature accomplishment the $20 billion relief settlement she secured as California attorney general for homeowners hit hard by the foreclosure crisis....
12:48, 05/09/2019

Google's Eric Schmidt: Breaking up Big Tech would be 'illegal' and harmful to consumers The former chairman and chief executive of Google said that calls for breaking up the tech giant have "no basis in law" and would harm consumers by pushing up prices and decreasing transparency. ...
16:48, 05/20/2019

A growing number of Chinese consumers are switching from Apple's iPhone, paper says Huawei is winning over more and more Apple fans in China as the escalated trade tensions stoked "nationalist sentiment," according to South China Morning Post....
06:48, 05/23/2019

Trump claims China will pay for tariffs — but the burden falls on U.S. businesses, consumers Trump has minimized the worth of China's purchases of U.S. goods and services, misstated the trade deficit and ignored the inevitable rise in many costs to consumers when imports are heavily taxed....
11:16, 05/10/2019

Goldman CEO says he's testing the bank's credit card with Apple and consumers are going to love it Solomon is personally testing the iPhone-lined credit card, which is set to be released this summer, Solomon said in an interview with Carl Quintanilla....
15:00, 06/11/2019

U.S. consumers sue Bumble Bee, Chicken of the Sea, StarKist over 'dolphin-safe' tuna claims U.S. consumers sued Bumble Bee, Chicken of the Sea and StarKist, accusing the country's three major packaged-tuna brands of deceiving them into thinking their tuna is caught only through "dolphin-safe" fishing practices....
03:48, 05/15/2019

Nike unveils new solution to help consumers find perfect shoe size Nike Fit will utilize smartphone cameras and augmented reality to scan users’ feet and measure the full shape of both feet.        ...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Lyft, Agero partner to offer rides for consumers requiring tow assistance Roadside assistance provider Agero Inc said on Tuesday it would partner with ride hailing company Lyft Inc to provide rides for consumers whose cars are disabled and require a tow assistance....
17:00, 06/18/2019

Tim Armstrong launches a new company to bring products and experiences directly to consumers The former Google exec and AOL CEO is launching "the dtx company," which will invest in direct-to-consumer start-ups and work with these brands to help them scale....
11:48, 04/28/2019

Apple is warning consumers not to fall for a popular iTunes gift card scam There are so many illegitimate ways to separate people from their hard-earned money. One such scam has random people receiving calls from someone claiming to be with the IRS and demanding immediate payment for back taxes owed. The victims are told th...
16:32, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump China tariffs could cost billions for consumers - retailer study If the United States does impose tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, it would cost U.S. consumers $12.2 billion more for apparel, footwear, toys and household appliances each year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said on Frid...
00:00, 06/22/2019

Indian Consumers Face Post-Election Fuel Price Shock, Economy Could Be Hit Surging global oil prices will pose a first big challenge to India's new government, whoever wins an election now under way, especially as domestic prices have been allowed to lag, meaning consumers......
00:00, 04/29/2019

IoT Report: How Internet of Things technology growth is reaching mainstream companies and consumers This is a preview of the Internet of Things (2018) research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about the IoT ecosystem, tech trends and industry forecasts, click here. The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming how companies a...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Senators say Fair Debt Collection Practices Act proposal puts industry ahead of consumers Democratic and Independent senators expressed concerns to the CFPB about the financial and security burden the proposed changes might cause consumers.        ...
04:48, 06/06/2019

Trump's threatened tariff hike to 25% on Chinese goods would hurt consumers, the economy President Trump's plan to Increase tariffs on Chinese imports from 10% to 25% would hurt US consumers and economy. Hit to U.S. growth would triple,        ...
04:16, 05/07/2019

Global consumers shun Huawei phones online; Samsung and Xiaomi benefit in some markets The fears of eventually losing updates to the Android operating system and Android apps are turning consumers away from Huawei phones. Just the other day, we told you about declining sales in Europe and Asia and today we passed along the results of s...
11:32, 05/24/2019

You're Spending Too Much on 'Convenience' How much money do you waste each month? Have you ever tallied it up, or do you just groan at the impulse buys as they add up on your bank statement?...
15:00, 05/09/2019

ICT spending in UAE to grow 2.5% to $16.7b this year Spending on information and communications technology (ICT) in the UAE is expected to reach $16.7 billion this year, a year-on-year increase of about 2.5% compared to $16.3 billion a year ago, an industry expert said.Jyoti Lalchandani, vice-president...
05:16, 05/14/2019

Track Your Spending Using a Pen and Paper Budgeting apps are plentiful, but it can take some trial and error to find one you love. And if you’re someone who’s trying to spend less time in front of a screen, sometimes the last thing you want to do is open your budgeting app for a checkup....
11:32, 06/12/2019

Progress seen on debt, spending talks WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican in the House says congressional negotiators are making progress on two must-do items on the legislative agenda: averting automatic budget cuts and meeting a deadline later this year to increase the government̵...
12:16, 05/21/2019

CFOs Grapple With How Much Cybersecurity Spending is Enough Figuring out just how much money to earmark for cybersecurity has become a challenge, executives at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network Annual Meeting told CFO Journal....
01:00, 06/13/2019

5 ways to get more back from your everyday spending Want to get back even more from your everyday spending? Here are five ways to get even more back from your everyday spending.        ...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Here's where Americans are vacationing this summer -- and what they're spending Just about half of Americans are hitting the road in the next three months. Where are we headed and how will we get there? For the most part, it's somewhere we can drive to....
08:00, 06/16/2019

US warns EU over €13-billion defense spending The US has warned the European Union that plans to boost defense cooperation within the EU could undo decades of trans-Atlantic cooperation and damage NATO. The EU's foreign policy chief said US concerns were unfounded....
18:16, 05/14/2019

Here's how much Americans are spending on their kids' allowance A new survey shows that 40% of Americans are paying their kids an allowance. Here's how much they are paying and other ways you can teach your children about money....
13:48, 06/14/2019

Procter & Gamble keeps spending in Russia Procter & Gamble is to invest 2.4 billion rubles ($37 million) in its Russian operations this year to expand its distribution center, modernize some manufacturing and localize more product production....
22:48, 06/05/2019

Don’t let Congress bust the spending caps again Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., recently told reporters he had spoken with Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., about a potential deal to increase the discretionary spending caps for fiscal years 2020 and 2021. House and Senate Republicans ...
03:48, 05/02/2019

Nations must protect spending on the vulnerable, says IMF chief Shift in stance comes as more countries raise concerns about inequality – Christine LagardeThe International Monetary Fund is urging countries to protect spending on health, education and vulnerable groups amid growing concern among its members about...
17:16, 06/15/2019

Average User Still Spending 38 More Minutes On Facebook Per Day Than They Should Facebook, a company so heinous that it was cited by the United Nations as being complicit in genocide, is still the most popular social network in the world. But people are at least spending less time on the site these days.Read more......
14:00, 05/28/2019

The major expenditures of NY’s $1.26B capital-spending plan ALBANY — In the final hours of this year’s legislative session, lawmakers passed a massive “big ugly” bill that jacks up state spending on capital projects by $1.26 billion. The package addresses some worthy causes. It directs $100 million to the tro...
22:48, 06/21/2019

Harvard study: Remodeling spending to slow CNBC's "Power Lunch" team breaks down a Harvard study that shows remodeling slowing with Kermit Baker, director of Remodeling Futures Program and chief economist at the American Institute of Architects....
06:16, 06/12/2019

'Chernobyl' is such a hit its broadcaster is doubling its spending on new shows European broadcaster Sky has announced plans to more than double its spending on original shows over five years after scoring a major hit with "Chernobyl."...
09:00, 06/12/2019

Dream of spending your retirement on the beach? Here are the best towns Spending your days with your toes in the sand may sound like the perfect way to spend your retirement. Here are top beach towns for retirees from U.S. News & World Report....
12:16, 06/11/2019

New technologies drive military spending: SIPRI Military spending has surged across the globe, according to a new report published by SIPRI. With new advances in defense technologies, countries are spending more to gain an edge....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Tiffany Stung by Drop in Tourist Spending in U.S. Tiffany reported a drop in sales for the second straight quarter and warned of more weakness ahead, dragged down by lower demand from tourists to the U.S....
16:00, 06/04/2019

One of the First Outside Spending Pushes for 2020 Goes for Bill de Blasio A New York hotel union is directing donations to the mayor, with an eye on influencing the 2021 mayor’s race in addition to the 2020 presidential contest....
05:48, 06/20/2019

Real Madrid Are Spending Big To Strike Fear Once Again Three managers in one season; a distant third place in La Liga; an early come-from-ahead Champions League exit; the continued ignominy of paying Gareth Bale’s massive wages. The 2018-19 season was not a good one for Real Madrid, who saw their streak...
08:16, 06/13/2019

US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending slowed in April with inflation up, but still far below the target set by the Federal Reserve. There was a burst of spending in the prior month as well. The Commerce Department said Friday that spending increased 0....
07:16, 05/31/2019

April Consumer Spending Remains Solid U.S. households spent at a slower but still solid pace in April, suggesting consumers can help extend an already decadelong expansion amid signs economic momentum is easing....
08:32, 05/31/2019

Flexa launches mobile app for spending cryptocurrency Flexa has launched a global payment network and mobile app to help people buy and sell their cryptocurrency and make payments at select retailers.Read More...
11:48, 05/13/2019

Macaskill on markets: Apple and the IT spending serpent As technology spending escalates, financiers now face a temptation to reframe costs as an investment in future growth, safe in the knowledge that it is extremely difficult to check their assertions....
07:00, 06/03/2019

Tariffs on tap: Craft breweries facing increased steel, aluminum costs — and warn that costs may fall to consumers When it comes to the US-China trade war tariff talks, what’s on tap for craft breweries is dealing with the ripple effects of this impacting their bottom line....
16:48, 05/20/2019

U.S. tops world in defense spending; Russia falls out of top 5 The United States spent more than any other country on defense in 2018, but Russia fell out of the top five for the first time in nearly 15 years, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said....
06:48, 04/29/2019

Comcast to double spending at Sky on European original programs Comcast Corp will more than double its investment in European original programming and start an in-house studio at its European unit Sky after Sky's success with the mini-series "Chernobyl," the company said on Wednesday....
11:16, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Budget ups fire spending; no money for retrofits SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s budget proposal (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Gov. Gavin Newsom says he wants to see Californians “harden” their homes to protect them from deadly wildfires. But ...
17:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. consumer spending roars back, but inflation tame U.S. consumer spending increased by the most in more than 9-1/2 years in March as households stepped up purchases of motor vehicles, but price pressures remained muted, with a key inflation measure posting its smallest annual gain in 14 months....
11:32, 04/29/2019

Medicaid expansion is a failure: Lots of spending, little benefit Researchers from MIT and Harvard recently released a report concluding that Obamacare had a "clearly positive effect on access to and consumption of health care." Nearly 16 million people gained coverage through Medicaid expansion while just over 11 ...
01:00, 06/21/2019

2019 Beatlemania means spending $234,000 on their rarest record As everyone knows, the only way to prove that you care about an artist is to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars collecting their memorabilia. In this post-truth world, there’s no way to know for sure that someone who says they love the Beatles, f...
11:48, 05/10/2019

General Electric gets more 'candor' by spending time with businesses -CFO General Electric Co is getting more "candor" from managers of its businesses by spending days - rather than hours as it previously did - on review meetings with each unit, Chief Financial Officer Jamie Miller said on Wednesday....
12:32, 06/05/2019

Trump’s lavish inauguration spending eyeballed by the feds Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are poring over tens of thousands of documents related to President Trump’s inauguration in a sign that the investigation into the committee’s finances was moving forward, a new report said Monday. The President’s Ina...
13:32, 05/20/2019

U.S. consumer spending posts biggest increase since 2009 U.S. consumer spending increased by the most in more than 9-1/2 years in March, but price pressures remained muted, with a key inflation measure posting its smallest annual gain in 14 months....
08:00, 04/29/2019

Bumble Owner, Facing Off With Tinder, Boosts Spending The owner of dating app Bumble said it plans to spend $100 million creating new dating apps, part of a revamp of the privately held holding company that also owns a dating app for over 50s and a gay-dating app....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Dish could help T-Mobile and Sprint merge without spending a penny The 2013 takeover battle between SoftBank and Dish Network to win the hand of Sprint was quite a drama. Finally, SoftBank won out and the company now owns 80% of the fourth-largest U.S. carrier. Six years later, Sprint is involved in another merger w...
16:32, 06/22/2019

Spending money like water – David Cameron’s £8,000 ‘posh tub’ The former prime minister has splashed out on a luxurious addition to his Cornish retreat – what better way to chillax as Brexit unfolds?Writing a book is hard work. Just ask David Cameron. Even though it hasn’t got a title or an exact publication da...
15:32, 05/09/2019

Wall Street spending big to protect against hacking: report Wall Street’s biggest companies are pumping more cash into cybersecurity, as the industry’s brass openly frets that hackers are the next major threat to the financial system. Financial middlemen like stock exchanges, clearinghouses and payment proces...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Logistics Spending Jumped 11.4% on Strong Economic Growth Rising logistics costs consumed a bigger share of U.S. corporate spending over the past year as companies rushed to take advantage of an improving U.S. economy, according to a new report....
11:16, 06/18/2019

BMW profit hit by anti-trust case, spending on technology FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker BMW says its profits fell 74 percent in the first quarter as earnings were hit by a 1.4 billion-euro ($1.6 billion) set-aside for an expected anti-trust penalty from the European Commission and by higher up-...
00:48, 05/07/2019

Leaked Documents Show Some Pretty Insane Spending at the NRA We already knew the National Rifle Association was experiencing internal turmoil and financial problems as of late. But new documents leaked online shed some new light on the extent of spending by the NRA, its chief executive, Wayne LaPierre, and its...
11:16, 05/12/2019

New Zealand Unveils New "Wellbeing" Budget With $2.5 Billion Spending New Zealand on Thursday unveiled a $2.5-billion-dollar spending package under its 'wellbeing' budget, prioritising mental health and alleviating child poverty, as it rolled out a new approach to......
00:48, 05/30/2019

California governor to reveal updated spending plan SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is preparing to reveal a revised plan for how the state should spend its more than $200 billion state budget. The Democratic governor’s plan will be announced Thursday and kick off weeks of...
00:16, 05/09/2019

How to Use the Cash Envelope System to Curb Mindless Spending Some parts of a budget are easy to set and stick to. Your rent isn’t going to fluctuate. Your gym membership is probably a predictable amount. You have a general idea of how much gas you’ll need to buy to make it back and forth to work this pay perio...
07:48, 06/11/2019

Mets can’t let Yoenis Cespedes mess scare them from spending big again For sure, the Mets should regard Yoenis Cespedes as a cautionary tale. Will they grasp the proper moral to the story, though? You’re worried the latest Cespedes bombshell — the multiple fractures in his right ankle, purportedly suffered at his Port S...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Glendale pup finds new home after spending 276 days in shelter PHOENIX (KPNX) — Gus arrived at the Arizona Humane Society on July 31, 2018. He had been found in Glendale. He was placed on stray hold but no one ever came to claim the 12-year-old Australian shepherd mix, according to the Arizona Humane Society. ...
01:00, 06/07/2019

People are spending less time on Facebook, more on Instagram: report Are Americans spending less time on Facebook? Although active user counts continue to rise on CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s popular platform, a new eMarketer report shows that average time spent on the platform dropped to 38 minutes last year, a declin...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Poll finds little Republican support for spending cuts A majority of Republican voters oppose federal spending cuts to areas such as healthcare, the environment, and social welfare programs, according to a new poll....
14:32, 06/15/2019

Party leaders bullish on quick spending deal Mitch McConnell isn't exactly prone to public displays of optimism. But the Senate majority leader was downright ecstatic — for him — after a lengthy Tuesday meeting with Democrats and Trump administration officials about cutting a two-year budget de...
13:32, 05/21/2019

Jeremy Hunt: Military spending must increase 'decisively' Jeremy Hunt has signalled he wants military spending to increase "decisively" to counter new threats as he waded into the defence brief in a move many will see as a leadership pitch....
16:00, 05/13/2019

U.S. adults are spending big on video games, playing mostly on smartphones The average American video gamer is 33 years old, prefers to play on their smartphone and is spending big on content -- 20 percent more than a year ago and 85 percent more than in 2015, a report showed on Thursday....
06:32, 05/09/2019

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon spending and new priorities....
08:16, 06/11/2019

US economy posts strong first quarter, but consumer spending slows The US economy grew at a much better than expected rate in the first quarter, the Commerce Department reported Friday. The top-line number is a pleasant surprise in a quarter marked by a government shutdown, severe weather, Boeing's troubles with the...
08:00, 04/29/2019

Beto O'Rourke isn't spending much on Facebook ads – and that could be a sign of fundraising woes Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke cuts back in 2020 Facebook ad spending since nail biting senate run. Democratic strategists say its a sign that he's changing tactics after struggling to ride his momentum from 2018....
16:16, 06/14/2019

House passes $1T spending bill as budget talks resume WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1 trillion spending bill that amounts to an opening bid in a guns vs. butter fight with the Trump administration. Both sides are trying to avert the return of drastic automatic spending ...
13:16, 06/19/2019

Volkswagen Is Spending a Billion on a Battery Factory to Try to Leapfrog Tesla There may be a day that Tesla looks back on all this—the Roadster, the S, those troublesome early Xs—and laugh at how simple it was. Volkswagen is rolling in. All that and more in The Morning Shift for May 15, 2019....
10:32, 05/15/2019

Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it pro Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it provided homes to elderly people who lack them.” Is this wacky idea worth a try?...
17:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Mastercard beats profit estimates on higher spending Mastercard Inc beat Wall Street's estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday, as a strong U.S. job market and a boom in online shopping boosted transaction volumes on the company's payment network....
05:48, 04/30/2019

Only 17 Days in Office, Opposition Candidate Saw Spending to ‘Spoil a Mayor’ Before President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey forced a do-over of the Istanbul election, the opposition leader Ekrem Imamoglu found evidence of wasteful spending by Mr. Erdogan’s allies, he said....
18:16, 05/09/2019

Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recommended guidelines too....
08:32, 06/14/2019

White House, congressional leaders will try again to reach spending deal Top congressional leaders from both parties will meet with senior White House officials this week as the Trump administration and Congress try once again to reach a deal to avoid tens of billions of dollars in automatic spending cuts this fall, accor...
13:32, 06/16/2019

European Union Warns Italy to Reduce Spending and Borrowing The warning by the European Commission was expected in the face of a populist government that intends to cut taxes and increase spending and despises Brussels....
09:48, 06/05/2019

Tory treasurer cleared of false campaign spending claims Scotland Yard has dropped a case against a former treasurer of the Conservative Party accused of making false declarations about the party's 2015 election campaign in key marginals, the Standard has learned....
05:48, 05/10/2019

Pence urges spending to repair well-worn U.S. national parks Against the backdrop of Yellowstone's Old Faithful Geyser, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday urged Congress to dedicate billions of dollars in federal energy revenues for repairs to aging facilities at America's national parks....
19:32, 06/13/2019

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its public schools....
14:00, 06/14/2019

Economy Week Ahead: Labor Market, Consumer Spending In the week ahead, the U.S. will release fresh data on consumer spending and the labor market. Overseas, China will publish a manufacturing gauge and the European Union will post its first-quarter economic growth estimate....
20:48, 04/28/2019

MSG Shareholders Sue James Dolan, Reportedly For Spending Too Much Time With His Band A group of shareholders in the Madison Square Garden Company claim that MSG CEO and Knicks owner James Dolan is paying himself way too much money for a job he’s barely doing. Court records show shareholders filed a civil suit against Dolan in Delawar...
03:32, 05/02/2019

How Frank Ntilikina is spending potential final days with Knicks It’s fitting Frank Ntilikina’s final days as a Knick may be spent holed up in Dallas, where he could have started his NBA career. With Thursday’s draft night approaching, Ntilikina could still be on the move as the Knicks are extremely open to tradin...
18:48, 06/18/2019

Swiss firm RUAG reaches for stars with pre-IPO spending spree Swiss defence and aerospace company RUAG is planning around a $500 million acquisition spree to cash in on a boom in private U.S. space projects inspired by billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX....
04:00, 06/05/2019

Senate GOP to meet with Trump White House on spending bills Top Senate Republicans will meet with President Donald Trump's negotiating team to discuss whether the party can pass government funding bills amid stalled budget negotiations with congressional Democrats.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ke...
10:48, 06/09/2019

March consumer spending climbed at highest rate since 2010 U.S. consumer spending rose about 1 percent in March, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said Monday, a possible indication the post-recession rebound continues....
10:16, 04/29/2019

Economy Week Ahead: New-Home Sales, Consumer Spending This week brings a steady flow of economic data, culminating in a meeting between President Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 28-29....
16:16, 06/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Televisa profit falls in 1st-qtr as government cuts ad spending Mexican broadcaster Televisa, the world's biggest producer of Spanish-language content, reported on Monday a 20 percent drop in its first-quarter net profit, battered by the new government's reduced advertising spending....
16:32, 04/29/2019

Leaked letters reveal details of NRA chief's alleged spending National Rifle Association Chief Executive Wayne LaPierre billed the group’s ad agency $39,000 for one day of shopping at a Beverly Hills clothing boutique, $18,300 for a car and driver in Europe and had the agency cover $13,800 in rent for a summer ...
08:32, 05/12/2019

Sensor Tower: Pokémon Go’s 2019 spending up 33% from first 4 months of 2018 Sensor Tower estimates Pokémon Go brought in $65 million worldwide in April, a 15 percent over what it made in April 2018, and $270 million for the year, up 33% from 2018.Read More...
18:32, 05/06/2019

De Blasio calls for probe of Brooklyn community board for spending $26K on SUV Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a city probe of a Brooklyn community board that shelled out $26,000 in public funds for a hybrid SUV — reportedly for the board manager who lives just four blocks from his office. “I’m really surprised by this and I’m ...
11:32, 05/24/2019

Political Ad Spending Will Approach $10 Billion in 2020, New Forecast Predicts Political ad spending will increase to $9.9 billion in 2020, according to the latest U.S. ad forecast from WPP PLC’s ad-buying unit GroupM. That would be up from $8.7 billion in 2018, the year of the midterm Congressional elections, and $6.3 billion ...
09:16, 06/04/2019

Virgin Australia to delay taking Boeing 737 MAX jets to cut spending Virgin Australia Holdings said on Tuesday it would delay taking the first deliveries of Boeing Co 737 MAX jets for nearly two years to reduce capital spending and give it time to be satisfied with the model's safety....
21:48, 04/29/2019

Trump's UN pick under fire for spending 300 days away from current post Democrat finds Kelly Craft’s ‘staggering time’ away from her current post as ambassador to Canada ‘very troubling’The Trump administration’s nominee to be the next US envoy to the United Nations has come under congressional scrutiny for absenteeism a...
17:16, 06/19/2019

Good food is bringing people to the mall. And they're spending more money when they get there Forty percent of customers will choose a center to shop at based solely on the food that's there, JLL found in a new study. And nearly 38% of people want healthy options when they go there....
11:32, 05/20/2019

Hate campaign spending? Gillibrand's 'democracy dollars' would put it on steroids Presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has a new plan to tackle money in politics: Create a subsidy for political candidates so lavish that they can raise “exponentially higher” amounts....
03:48, 05/02/2019

Leaked document reveals Tory leadership spending rules Candidates to succeed Theresa May will not have to count any spending on their leadership campaigns made before Friday, even though teams have been up and running for weeks, according to leaked rules obtained by Sky News....
12:16, 06/06/2019

Amazon is spending $800 million to make free one-day shipping standard for Prime More than a decade ago, Amazon launched its Prime membership service with the promise of free two-day shipping. The unique offer helped attract millions of subscribers, shifted consumer expectations for shopping convenience and forced other large ret...
08:00, 04/29/2019

Rs 100 Lakh Crore Spending Push In India Tops Agenda Of Modi 2.0 With revenues under strain, the government is borrowing more and seeking to extract additional capital from the central bank. Any further widening in the fiscal deficit would jeopardize the nation's......
05:48, 05/24/2019

Weakness in Japan's household spending and wages clouds economic outlook Japan's household spending rose less than expected in April while real wages declined, adding to worries about consumption as global trade frictions weigh on broader economic activity....
00:00, 06/07/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Mastercard beats profit estimates on higher spending Mastercard Inc beat Wall Street's estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday, as a strong U.S. job market and a boom in online shopping boosted transaction volumes on the company's payment network....
08:00, 04/30/2019

San Diego spending millions to build elaborate tent facility for homeless A recent report by the Department of Housing and Urban Development found the city of San Diego and the surrounding county had the fourth-highest population of homeless people in the country – a crisis prompting city officials to take big, yet costly,...
08:32, 06/24/2019

At $13,000, Could This ‘Mint’ 2005 Mazdaspeed Miata be Worth Spending a Good Bit of Green? Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Mazdaspeed Miata has a 178-horsepower turbo mill and a ridiculously low number of miles for that pumped up four to have traveled. Let’s see if its price is equally ridiculous....
08:48, 06/19/2019

Fed Holds Rates Steady, Signals Concern Over Sluggish Spending, Low Inflation Federal Reserve officials agreed to hold their benchmark interest rate steady and noted some key economic activity had slowed during the first quarter....
16:32, 05/01/2019

Wynn Resorts Revenue Falls as High-Rollers Slow Spending Wynn Resorts swung to a profit in the first quarter but missed Wall Street revenue targets as it was hit by lower casino revenue from high-rollers in Macau, the world’s largest gambling market....
15:48, 05/09/2019

Halt: In first, Trump’s ambassador to Germany requests $0 more in budget, cuts spending Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany and an ardent supporter of President Trump’s agenda, has broken the long practice of embassies seeking — and getting — more funding every year. In what was described as a first, he asked for zero extra ...
10:48, 05/17/2019

California Lottery director resigns after reports of scandal, lavish spending The director of the California State Lottery resigned Friday, effective immediately, nearly a year after a letter to then-Gov. Jerry Brown accused the Lottery’s management team of public drunkenness and other unprofessional behavior during business t...
05:00, 06/09/2019

Wild Rumors, Archie's Christening and a Serious Split: How the Royals Are Spending Their Summer Summer doesn't even officially begin until Friday, but the scorching heat is already bearing down on the royal family. At least the actual weather is only expected to be 66......
05:32, 06/18/2019

Disaster aid spending package keeps growing as parties bicker over funding deal The House on Friday passed a $19.1 billion aid package to help states and territories recover from a string of recent natural disasters, but the ballooning spending measure is snagged in a dispute with Republicans and President Trump over funding for...
11:32, 05/10/2019

Catfish, rice, Navy ships: Cochran spending leaves legacy JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran was a master of the federal budget process, quietly shrugging off criticism about pork-barrel spending while directing billions of dollars back to his home state of Mississippi. Cochran died Thursda...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Texas man accused of spending PAC donations on lavish lifestyle pleads guilty A Texas man pleaded guilty on Thursday to scamming voters out of over $540,000 using phony PAC’s that instead funded his lavish lifestyle including trips to Belize, bottle service and “club dances performed by entertainers,” prosecutors said....
02:32, 05/10/2019

Pegatron eyes spending up to $1 bln in Indonesia to make chips for Apple -official Taiwan electronics company Pegatron has signed a letter of intent stating it intends to invest 10 trillion to 15 trillion rupiah ($695 million to $1 billion) in an Indonesian factory to produce chips for Apple smartphones, the Indonesian deputy indus...
02:48, 05/28/2019

Infrastructure stocks tumble after Trump says no spending deal while Democrats investigate him Stocks that would benefit from a federal infrastructure spending program fell after President Trump ended a meeting on infrastructure spending with Democratic leaders....
14:48, 05/22/2019

Asian renewable investment to overtake upstream oil and gas spending in 2020: Rystad Renewable energy investment in the Asia-Pacific region will overtake spending on oil and gas exploration by 2020, consultancy Rystad Energy said on Monday....
02:48, 05/28/2019

Chase sparks backlash over tweet mocking customers for spending money A now deleted ‘#MondayMotivation’ tweet shamed customers for splurging taking cabs, eating out and buying coffeeChase Bank deleted a tweet this week where it appeared that the bank was doing some personal finance shaming. The tweet mocked customers f...
15:16, 05/01/2019

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending to return to moon by 2024 The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a "down payment" to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
23:32, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 3-Capri forecast hit by higher Versace spending, Michael Kors weakness Capri Holdings Ltd forecast current-quarter profit below estimates on Wednesday as it plans to invest heavily in its luxury brand, Versace, while battling weak demand in its Michael Kors business, sending its shares down 10%....
09:00, 05/29/2019

The biggest government pledge to science spending for 60 years – but who benefits? | Sarah Main All political parties have said research and innovation can help raise living standards. A good start would be to invest in staffAmid the turbulence of Brexit deadlines and extensions, you might be pleased to know that there are at least some long-te...
07:00, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump seeks extra $1.6 bln in NASA spending to return to moon by 2024 The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a "down payment" to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
22:16, 05/13/2019

Trump Seeks Extra $1.6 Billion In NASA Spending To Send Americans To Moon The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by......
22:00, 05/13/2019

As bank profits soar, Wall Street’s political spending hits new high Banks and financial institutions dramatically increased their political spending as Congress debated, and then passed, legislation last year that rolled back several key industry regulations....
08:48, 04/30/2019

Dad sentenced for stealing kid’s Girl Scout cookie money, spending it on an erotic massage Father of the year, he is not. An Oregon dad swiped over $700 from his daughter’s Girl Scout cookie fund and then told her the money was taken during a home invasion — when, in reality, it got spent on an erotic massage. Brian Couture, of...
20:32, 05/20/2019

Budget talks at impasse as spending cuts, debt ceiling threaten economy Congressional leaders and the Trump administration left a critical meeting on Wednesday still with no budget agreement, deadlocked over how much to raise domestic spending to avoid a fiscal calamity.Given the lack of progress, administration official...
02:00, 06/20/2019

Eight million jobs, $9tn in spending: Jay Inslee's radical plan to tackle climate change The Washington governor and Democratic 2020 hopeful wants to decarbonize the economy while boosting employmentJay Inslee, the governor of Washington state, is introducing a second portion of his climate change plan as most Democratic contenders for p...
09:48, 05/16/2019

McConnell: Bipartisan deal to raise debt ceiling and spending caps as soon as today Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday announced congressional leaders are close to a two-year deal to lift spending caps and raise the debt ceiling....
12:32, 05/21/2019

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending under goal of returning to moon The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a "down payment" to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
20:48, 05/13/2019

Global military spending at new post-Cold War high, fueled by U.S., China - think-tank Global military expenditure reached its highest level last year since the end of the Cold War, fueled by increased spending in the United States and China, the world's two biggest economies, a leading defense think-tank said on Monday....
06:16, 04/29/2019

Spending minimum two hours weekly in nature tied to good health, wellbeing (Reuters Health) - People who experience nature for at least 120 minutes per week are more likely to report good health and psychological wellbeing, a large UK study suggests....
15:00, 06/20/2019

Virginia teen achieves dream of graduating with classmates after spending 5 months in a coma A Virginia teen who spent five months in a coma following a 2017 car crash walked across the stage with her classmates last week to receive her high school diploma....
14:32, 06/20/2019

White House pushes for a debt ceiling increase while Democrats are divided over spending The White House is opposed to bundling together the debt ceiling and a measure to fund the government, while expressing that Trump will not accept another significant increase in federal spending, a source says....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Seagull wars: councils spending scarce resources in effort to banish birds Plastic owls, birds of prey and swapping eggs for dummy eggs among methods being usedIt’s not just your chips that are threatened by seagulls at the British seaside: increasingly, the gull menace is hitting taxpayers in their pockets too, as research...
17:16, 05/20/2019

President Trump Is Spending $20 Billion on an Aircraft Carrier. The Navy Wanted That Money for Cybersecurity In March, a report to the Secretary of the Navy warned that the service is preparing for the wrong war, one fought not with bombs and artillery but with terabytes and artificial intelligence. “We find the Department of the Navy preparing to win...
14:32, 05/02/2019

US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April after March surge while inflation edges up slightly WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April after March surge while inflation edges up slightly....
07:16, 05/31/2019

House Moves Forward With Spending Bills as Congress Grapples With Looming Fiscal Deadlines The burst of productivity stood in stark contrast to the tenor of the wider negotiations, which are hung up over how much to increase domestic spending....
19:00, 06/19/2019

Inside the NRA’s finances: Deepening debt, increased spending on legal fees — and cuts to gun training The gun rights organization, which saw a boost in revenue in 2018, spent more on administrative costs and fundraising, ending the year with a growing shortfall, according to a financial report obtained by The Washington Post....
15:48, 06/14/2019

House Democrats reject Trump budget cuts, roll out $46.4B energy and climate spending bill House appropriators on Tuesday sought to increase funding to combat global warming, releasing a fiscal year 2020 energy and water spending bill that rejects President's Trump's proposed budget cuts....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Julian Assange is unwell after spending years inside Ecuadorian embassy with no natural light, friend says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is "unwell" and needs "a great deal of rehabilitation" after spending seven years in the Ecuadorian embassy with no natural light, his friend has said....
06:48, 05/30/2019

Trump tweeted that the moon 'is a part' of Mars in bizarre statement criticizing NASA's spending — here's what we think it means AP Photo/Susan Walsh President Donald Trump sent a confusingly-phrased tweet that initially gave the impression he believed the moon was part of Mars "NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon - We did that 50 years ago. They should be fo...
18:16, 06/07/2019

Colts owner Jim Irsay sets auction record by spending $3.975 million for David Gilmour guitar Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour put instruments up for bid to benefit environmental organization ClientEarth, and Colts owner Jim Irsay paid up.       ...
10:16, 06/21/2019

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and faced questioning about the enduring trade conflict with China....
11:48, 06/18/2019

China Trade Talks Complicate Outlook for Trade Deficit The U.S. trade gap showed signs of stabilizing in March as exports and imports both grew, though economists said unpredictable trade negotiations with China complicate the outlook for the rest of the year....
15:48, 05/09/2019

Ball in U.S. court to start trade talks: EU trade chief EU-U.S. talks that could prevent the United States imposing punitive car tariffs have made some progress, but Washington must decide if it wants to negotiate with Brussels on a broad removal of import duties, the EU trade chief said on Monday....
13:48, 05/27/2019

| Trump praises Orban | Brexit demands defence spending: WATCH the top World news videos for today Trump praises Hungary's anti-immigration PM | Hunt: UK should boost defence spending after Brexit; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
21:32, 05/13/2019

$9M to quarantine fruit flies? Anti-government waste group exposes billions in pork-barrel spending An anti-government waste group has identified millions of taxpayer dollars allegedly frittered away on “absurd nature-related earmarks,” including $9 million to “quarantine fruit flies” and $13.8 million to “manage wild horses.”...
10:32, 06/12/2019

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10:48, 06/10/2019

AI could boost GDP by millions Artificial intelligence (AI) could provide a 22 percent boost to the UK's GDP by 2030 according to new research from McKinsey and Quantumblack.The research also revealed that British companies which fully incorporate AI tools into their organiza...
11:00, 06/10/2019

Best 10 foods to boost metabolism Chili peppers, protein sources, and green vegetables are among the best foods for boosting metabolism. In this article, we provide a list of the best metabolism boosting foods and other tips to increase metabolic rate....
20:16, 05/21/2019

Telemedicine gets a boost with new study A new study provides ammunition for members of Congress who hope to expand health coverage, both private and public, to cover telemedicine, remote health services that keep patients in their homes....
20:16, 06/06/2019

Why cloud can be the boost your business needs McAfee has released a special edition of its Cloud and Risk Adoption Report revealing that 87 percent of companies experience business acceleration from the use of cloud services.The cybersecurity firm surveyed 1,000 enterprise organizations worldwid...
11:32, 06/19/2019

What Amazon Might Want With Boost Mobile Sprint and T-Mobile have agreed to spin off Boost Mobile to win approval of their planned merger. A report says e-commerce giant Amazon is interested....
08:00, 06/01/2019

Exactly how much 'nature time' do we need to boost well-being? Researchers have established that being in nature can boost well-being, but a new study asks exactly how much we need each week to feel the full benefit....
08:32, 06/17/2019

Fed's Williams says tariffs boost U.S. inflation Tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump on Chinese goods in the escalating trade war between the two countries will likely increase the U.S. rate of inflation, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday....
03:32, 05/14/2019

Boost your retirement income with these key moves The more money you have in retirement, the more freedom and flexibility you'll enjoy. Here are a few strategic moves to boost retirement income.        ...
13:00, 06/05/2019

You might not believe how much money Boost Mobile could be sold for The $26.5 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint still requires approval from the Justice Department. About a week and a half ago, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recommended that his fellow commissioners approve the deal after T-Mobile and Sprint agreed to a n...
22:48, 05/29/2019

Could exercise boost well-being among psychiatric inpatients? A recent study investigates whether physical activity can improve well-being and reduce symptoms in the population of an inpatient psychiatric unit....
06:16, 05/23/2019

U.S. Government Urged to Boost Technology R&D The federal government needs to do more to support the development of innovative technology as U.S. productivity falls and foreign tech hubs gain clout, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said....
02:16, 05/23/2019

Muted Inflation Data Provides Further Boost to Treasurys Yields on short-term U.S. government bonds fell Wednesday after another set of tame inflation data bolstered investors’ expectations that the Federal Reserve will soon move to cut interest rates....
12:00, 06/12/2019

China approves used-car exports to boost sales In its latest bid to prop up the auto sector, China started allowing used-car exports from ten cities and provinces including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong....
05:00, 05/06/2019

To boost sedans, automakers use key feature from SUVs The latest entrants to the all-wheel stable include the Mazda6, Nissan Altima and Toyota Prius. As sales of crossovers, SUVs and pickups grow, automakers are equipping more sedans with all-wheel drive....
21:00, 05/10/2019

Bacteria found in gut might help boost physical performance Scientists say certain bacteria are more abundant in marathon runners after raceFrom go-faster stripes to energy gels, athletes have long sought ways to boost their performance. Now researchers say bacteria might also offer a boost.Scientists say the...
09:16, 06/24/2019

New drug to boost women’s sex drive approved in US WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators have approved a prescription drug to boost sex drive in women. The Food and Drug Administration OK’d the medication for premenopausal women troubled by a lack of sexual desire. The new drug is a shot tha...
14:16, 06/21/2019

T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC chief T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp won the support of the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a big step toward the deal's approval....
11:32, 05/20/2019

Philippines midterm elections likely to boost Duterte Voters are expected to pick candidates who will help President Rodrigo Duterte advance his agenda, including a bloody and controversial war on drugs that has drawn international condemnation....
21:48, 05/12/2019

The FDA just approved a new drug to boost women's sex drive Shutterstock The Food and Drug Administration approved Vyleesi, a drug for premenopausal women to raise sexual interest. It treats a condition called hypoactive sexual desire disorder that some believe affects roughly one in 10 women. The first fema...
15:48, 06/23/2019

Johnson gets boost in race for UK PM's job as former rival backs him Boris Johnson got a boost for his bid to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May when one of his former rivals backed his candidacy on Monday and said he was almost certain to win the contest....
00:32, 06/17/2019

FTC Wants Facebook Board to Boost Privacy Oversight The Federal Trade Commission is pushing Facebook to accept significant changes to its corporate governance as part of a settlement of user privacy concerns, with reorganization of the company’s board one likely result....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Would you use a red key to boost your Dodge Challenger or Charger to over 700 horsepower? Thousands of drivers have taken home red keys to their Dodge Challengers and Chargers that unleash more than 700 horsepower.        ...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Philippines' Midterm Election Looks Likely to Boost Duterte Filipinos voted in midterm elections that polls suggest could strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte’s support and his plans to reintroduce the death penalty and devolve more power to the different regions of the Philippines....
07:32, 05/13/2019

Sephora gives mega boost to micro brands Beauty giant Sephora is giving prime-time exposure to a handful of indie cosmetics brands that have never appeared on retail shelves. The new initiative, “The Next Big Thing,” was unveiled at Sephora’s biggest-ever store in Times Square, which opened...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Kirby eyes World Cup win for equal pay boost "Chelsea forward Fran Kirby has stressed the importance of success in France for the Lionesses, in order to gain parity in pay with the men\u0027s team."...
02:32, 05/25/2019

Synagogue got money to boost security just before attack A gunman fired his semi-automatic rifle at Jewish worshippers after walking through a Southern California synagogue's front entrance — a spot that religious leaders determined last year needed improved security....
14:48, 05/02/2019

Poll boost for Johnson - but he won't turn up to TV debate Boris Johnson's runaway Tory leadership bandwagon is gathering more pace with a surge in support in two opinion polls and a new high-profile backer, Esther McVey....
06:48, 06/16/2019

Kentucky Governor Gets Election-Eve Boost From Trump LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump refers to Gov. Matt Bevin as his “good friend” and urges Kentucky Republicans to support the governor’s reelection in a recorded phone message on the eve of the state’s primary ele...
01:48, 05/21/2019

T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC commission T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp appeared to win the support of a majority of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a significant step toward the deal's approval....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Shell eyes dividend boost after 2020 Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday said it expects to increase its dividend payouts to shareholders once it completes a $25 billion share buyback by the end of 2020....
02:00, 06/04/2019

Ferrari dismiss speculation about aerodynamic boost "Ferrari have poured cold water on speculation they have discovered an aerodynamic mapping error that has cost them precious lap time in the battle with Formula One champions Mercedes."...
04:32, 06/22/2019

Johnson gets new boost in race to become UK prime minister Boris Johnson got a fresh boost in the race to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a another former rival in the race backed him to lead the country out of its Brexit crisis....
06:16, 06/18/2019

The Londoner: Gavin's got the gab to boost Boris Garrulous Gavin Williamson operating as Boris Johnson's campaign schmoozer / The curious case of Kwamei Kwei-Armah's keys / Tom Watson's verve for verse / The thoroughly modern daleks......
04:32, 06/18/2019

5G is key! Analysts predict big boost to Android and iPhone sales Forecasts suggest the global smartphone market will decline a considerable 5.5% year-on-year during the first half of 2019. But according to IDC’s latest report, respectable levels of growth levels throughout the remaining months of the year are to b...
11:32, 05/31/2019

Boost to the economy from no-deal Brexit stockpiling of drugs The British economy was given a short-term, pre-Brexit boost at the start of the year as factories ramped up production ahead of a possible crash out from the European Union....
05:48, 05/10/2019

Amazon is reportedly interested in buying Boost Mobile T-Mobile and Sprint said earlier this month that the combined company would sell Sprint's pre-paid Boost Mobile unit as part of some conditions it agreed to in order to appease regulators. Well, the good news is that it worked on the FCC and its Chai...
19:16, 05/30/2019

Argentine economy needs boost in exports to get out of the recession, says OECD The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is optimistic for the recovery of the Argentine economy, hinging on an increase in exports to strengthen growth....
17:32, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Restaurant Brands to boost outlets by 54% in 8-10 years Restaurant Brands International Inc said on Wednesday it plans to expand all three of its brands to more than 40,000 restaurants globally, a 54% jump, over the next decade....
11:48, 05/15/2019

Government May Reduce Oil Cess To Boost Production: Report The Finance Ministry had revised the oil cess in the Union Budget 2016-17, shifting it from the specific charge of Rs 4,500 per tonne of crude to an ad valorem rate of 20 per cent....
14:32, 06/11/2019

Man’s $10K quest to find mom a mate gets an online dating boost Some dating app users can cash in on swiping right. An Upper East Side man — who recently offered a $10,000 reward to whoever can find his mother a match — is teaming up with the founder of Jewish dating app JSwipe to help her find the perfect mate. ...
11:16, 06/18/2019

Dish was against the T-Mobile and Sprint merger, now it wants to buy Boost and Metro The satellite TV honchos from Dish have been at the forefront of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger opposition, as they have expressed their suspicions about the reduction in competition and boost of prices numerous times in front of the FCC.Now, however...
02:48, 06/17/2019

Regulators approve shot to boost women’s sex drive Federal regulators approved a medication Friday to boost low sex drive for women that comes in the form of a shot to the thigh or abdomen. The approval from the Food and Drug Administration adds another drug — the other is a daily pill that rec...
09:16, 06/24/2019

U.S. Democrats to press Trump on paying for infrastructure boost Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U.S. infrastructure spending after agreeing in April to try to win approval of a $2 trillion package....
05:32, 05/22/2019

Poland to announce deal on U.S. military boost: president Poland will unveil a deal with Washington this week to bolster the U.S. military presence there, expecting more troops, command and logistics capability, though not quite a single big "Fort Trump" as Warsaw floated last year, President Andrzej Duda s...
11:16, 06/10/2019

Alibaba beats revenue expectations on cloud boost Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd beat fourth-quarter revenue forecasts on Wednesday, thanks to growth in its core business and its diversification into cloud computing and other services....
07:16, 05/15/2019

Indonesia president says to go all out in second term to boost economic reform Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged on Thursday to slim the government during his second term and cut red tape hampering investment to achieve an ambitious growth target in Southeast Asia's biggest economy by 2045....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Merck's first-quarter profit beats on Keytruda boost Merck & Co Inc reported a higher-than-expected first-quarter profit on Tuesday and raised its earnings and sales forecasts for the year, thanks to surging sales of its blockbuster cancer immunotherapy Keytruda....
05:00, 04/30/2019

New Texas law expected to boost Buffett's dealership group Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation this week that should end years of regulatory uncertainty for Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Automotive dealership group....
18:16, 06/05/2019

Europe just gave the dollar a boost. Here's why Trump hates it Europe signaled Tuesday that it could return to printing money to boost its flagging economy, a potential reversal of policy that drew an immediate rebuke from President Donald Trump....
12:00, 06/18/2019

Good news from China could boost materials shares Even as the lift from optimism over prospects for U.S.-China trade detente shows signs of wearing off for the wider U.S. stock market, upbeat sentiment around China's economy could bolster shares of materials companies....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi networks in bid to boost connectivity Cuba announced on Wednesday it would legalize private Wi-Fi networks to access the internet and connect computers, as well as allow imports of equipment like routers in another step toward expanding connectivity on the Communist-run island....
23:00, 05/29/2019

EU hails draft deal to boost US beef imports BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission says it’s reached an agreement with the United States to allow more hormone-free U.S. beef onto the European market. The commission said Friday the “in-principle” deal would allow U.S. farmers...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Fed's Williams says tariffs boost U.S. inflation, weigh on growth Tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump on Chinese goods in the escalating trade war between the two countries will boost U.S. inflation and could dampen economic growth, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday....
04:16, 05/14/2019

Warren says the Green New Deal needs a $2T innovation boost to work Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren floated a $2 trillion climate innovation plan Tuesday, parts of which sound a lot like Republican talking points....
08:48, 06/04/2019

DeMarcus Cousins’ Finals return more than a Warriors boost OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins has emerged just in time for his stock to skyrocket before NBA free agency begins June 30. Cousins’ signing to a heavily discounted one-year, $5 million pact last summer was done with Sunday — in a h...
22:32, 06/03/2019

Mats Zuccarello’s Stars emergence could be Rangers boost Mats Zuccarello is giving his current team a major boost, and he’s on the verge of doing the same for his old team, too. The former Rangers winger has three goals and seven assists in 12 games for the Stars in the Stanley Cup playoffs, bringing...
11:00, 05/07/2019

Mets’ rotation about to get a boost with return of Steven Matz WASHINGTON — The Mets are getting a rotation boost. Steven Matz is scheduled to return from the injured list Saturday, giving the team 80 percent of its Opening Day rotation. The left-hander missed the past two weeks with nerve irritation in his left...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Ultra-Quantum Matter research gets $8 million boost MIT professors Senthil Todadri and Xiao-Gang Wen are members of the newly established Simons Collaboration on Ultra-Quantum Matter. The effort, funded by the Simons Foundation, is an $8 million four-year award, renewable for three additional years, a...
17:32, 05/29/2019

Japan companies aim to boost productivity by hiring non-smokers A growing number of Japan-based businesses taking stronger action to promote health and wellness among employees as well as boost productivity by going as far as hiring non-smokers to new positions, a report says....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Moldova's new PM vows to boost EU ties, bring justice Moldova's new prime minister says her government's priority is to advance relations with the European Union and bring to justice all those responsible for abuse of power, including the most powerful oligarch in the ex-Soviet republic....
04:32, 06/15/2019

Moldova’s new PM vows to boost EU ties, bring justice Moldova’s new prime minister says her government’s priority is to advance relations with the European Union and bring to justice all those responsible for abuse of power, including the most powerful oligarch in the ex-Soviet republic...
04:00, 06/15/2019

Occidental says its only option was to boost cash piece of Anadarko bid Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Monday its latest bid to take over Anadarko Petroleum Corp was designed to make sure Anadarko's board considers its offer superior to one from Chevron Corp, even though it could spark tensions with its own shareholde...
11:32, 05/06/2019

T-Mobile's $26 billion deal for Sprint gets big boost after FCC chief gets behind it T-Mobile's US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp won the support of the head of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Monday, in a big step toward the deal's approval....
10:32, 05/20/2019

| Lions tour: Juniors to boost Bok selection stocks? Widespread talent on display from the Junior Boks at present bodes well for possible young infusions to the Test side for the keynote 2021 Lions visit, says Rob Houwing...
07:32, 06/13/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update brings AMD performance boost The Windows 10 May 2019 Update has brought some great new features to Windows 10, but perhaps the best change is one that didn’t get much fanfare – as AMD-powered PCs will now perform better with the update installed.This is because Win...
06:48, 06/13/2019

Drugs That Boost Our Circadian Rhythms Could Save Our Lives Almost all of the cellular functions in your body run on a 24-hour schedule. Keep that clock regular, and you could stay healthier, and maybe even live longer....
05:48, 05/28/2019

Apple results boost stocks, dollar dips Global equities advanced on Wednesday for a fourth-straight day of gains as Apple's strong results soothed concerns about earnings growth and the dollar dipped after some disappointing data ahead of a Federal Reserve policy statement....
09:48, 05/01/2019

Modi gets election boost with U.N. sanction against India's 'enemy No. 1' Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's re-election bid received a big fillip on Wednesday after a U.N. Security Council committee blacklisted Masood Azhar, the head of a Pakistan-based militant group, a decade after New Delhi first demanded such an ac...
10:48, 05/01/2019

These Social Security tricks could boost your benefits for life If you expect to be dependent on Social Security benefits when you retire, you'll need to be smart about claiming them.        ...
09:16, 06/07/2019

Phillies vs. Royals: Philadelphia gets back-end of rotation boost Dr. de Blasio to the conference room, stat! Calling a press conference at Lincoln Hospital, Mayor de Blasio introduced his “care card” entitling illegal immigrants to free health care. Plan will cost NYC taxpayers $100 million. “Critics say we can’t ...
14:16, 05/11/2019

China issues 5G licenses in timely boost for Huawei China granted 5G licenses to the country's three major telecom operators and China Broadcasting Network Corp on Thursday, giving the go-ahead for full commercial deployment of the next-generation cellular network technology....
23:48, 06/05/2019

GM investing $150M to boost HD pickup output in Mich. GM said the investment in the Flint, Mich., plant will "enhance the plant's conveyors and other tooling to increase production capacity." The work is expected to be completed in the first half of 2020....
14:16, 06/12/2019

US blacklisting Huawei could boost Samsung and Apple, top analyst says Samsung and Apple could benefit in the smartphone market after the United States put Huawei on a blacklist that effectively bans U.S. firms from doing business with it....
15:00, 06/01/2019

How Facebook plans to boost augmented reality with Spark AR More than a billion people have interacted with Facebook's Spark AR augmented reality platform. But that might mean that we've all had cat faces put on our heads in silly messages. Read More...
10:32, 05/11/2019

Reuters: Amazon wants to buy Boost after the T-Mobile-Sprint merger Amazon seems to be interested in operating its own cellular network, a report claims, as the giant retailer is looking at a potential Boost purchase. Boost is Sprint’s prepaid brand, which the carrier would have to get rid off, alongside wirele...
05:00, 05/31/2019

China deploys Confucius in bid to boost religion controls BEIJING (AP) — China is running five-day Confucian culture immersion courses for religious leaders in the sage’s hometown as part of a campaign to extend government control over faith communities through a process of sinicization. The ruling Co...
23:16, 05/27/2019

New 2021 Mercedes EQB SUV to boost brand's electric line-up News 21 Jun, 2019 The all-new Mercedes EQB electric crossover will share its platform and boxy looks with the GLB when it officially launches in 2021...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Raptors hope for home boost vs. Bucks in Game 3 The Milwaukee Bucks held service at home and won the first two games of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals, so now the Raptors must reciprocate starting in Game 3 on Sunday night....
15:00, 05/18/2019

The best free PC optimization software 2019: boost your PC's performance Free PC optimization software can't solve obsolescence – if your computer is struggling to meet the system requirements for your OS or apps that's a job for more RAM or the addition of an SSD – but if the slowdown is software-...
05:32, 05/21/2019

Phantom Yields Boost JPMorgan EMBI Indexes JPMorgan Chase’s widely tracked emerging-market bond indexes have overstated yields for the past 18 months, boosting their allure to investors hungry for alternatives to low-yielding developed-country debt....
12:48, 06/01/2019

Steny Hoyer faces storm over congressional pay boost House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer led the charge this week for the first pay raise for members of Congress in a decade. But now he’s paying for it.The No. 2 House Democrat is taking fire from across the caucus after trying to enact the salary bump, a...
04:48, 06/12/2019

Ofcom proposes further duct and pole access to boost 5G Ofcom wants companies building fibre networks to support business broadband and mobile backhaul services to access Openreach’s networks of ducts and poles in a move that would support the rollout of 5G.Consumer broadband providers can already ...
03:32, 05/24/2019

European Voters Give Boost to Skeptics, Greens Voters in the European Union shook up the political establishment in elections for the European Parliament, ushering in a period of uncertainty just as the continent is trying to assert itself against the U.S. and China....
13:32, 05/26/2019

Bellator star Nathan Greyson explains how MMA saved him from the 'wrong path' after spending time in prison Stories of redemption are commonplace in the world of combat sport. For Bellator's Nathan Greyson it goes further than that. Ask the South Londoner about MMA and he will tell you it saved his life....
09:32, 06/16/2019

Amazon Kindle vs Kindle Paperwhite: is it worth spending more? It’s almost Amazon Prime Day, and that’s sure to be the ideal time to pick up a Kindle, as prices are likely to be heavily reduced.But which one to choose? If you’re not after an all-out deluxe flagship of an ereader then really ...
11:00, 06/04/2019

Ivorian cocoa farmers hope for more rain to boost mid-crop Ivory Coast's cocoa mid-crop could be reduced in quality and length if abundant rain fails to arrive this month, farmers said on Monday, as cocoa regions continue to experience atypically dry weather....
18:16, 05/13/2019

Struggling Zarco hopes for boost from Pedrosa's KTM MotoGP verdict Johann Zarco says KTM MotoGP test rider Dani Pedrosa's feedback will validate whether his comments about the RC16 so far this season "are wrong or not"...
14:32, 06/13/2019

U.S. SEC adopts rules to prevent broker conflicts, boost disclosure The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday voted to adopt a package of rules requiring brokerage firms to disclose potential conflicts in the fees investors pay and the commissions brokers earn when giving financial advice....
13:32, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
13:32, 06/05/2019

Albemarle says new technology will boost Chilean lithium output by 30 percent Albemarle Corp said on Thursday it is moving forward on a project to boost Chilean lithium production by 30 percent without using more brine from the environmentally sensitive Salar de Atacama, the world's driest desert....
08:00, 05/09/2019

Japan provides free preschool, daycare in bid to boost birth rate Japan enacted a new law Friday that allows all children to attend preschool at no cost -- part of a strategy by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to boost the country's sagging birth rate....
12:00, 05/10/2019

Exercise May Help Teens Sleep Longer, Better: Eat These Foods To Boost Stamina According to a recent study, published in Scientific Reports journal, workout and exercise not only helps in promoting endurance and strength, but may also help improve the quality of your sleep at......
04:48, 05/23/2019

Sinclair shares soar after company says RSN acquisition will boost revenue Shares of Sinclair Broadcast Group soared 35% after the conservative-leaning TV station group said the 21 regional sports networks it’s acquiring from Disney will boost its results more than expected. Sinclair said the $9.6 billion acquisition from D...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Motor racing: Ferrari dismiss speculation about aerodynamic boost Ferrari have poured cold water on speculation they have discovered an aerodynamic mapping error that has cost them precious lap time in the battle with Formula One champions Mercedes....
07:00, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Occidental says its only option was to boost cash piece of Anadarko bid Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Monday its latest bid to take over Anadarko Petroleum Corp was designed to make sure Anadarko's board considers its offer superior to one from Chevron Corp, even though it could spark tensions with its own shareholde...
10:48, 05/06/2019

Watching superhero films can boost confidence and reduce anxiety Watching “Avengers: Endgame” could be good for you. It and other superhero flicks aren’t just great entertainment: They can also help you conquer your fears, improve your confidence and reduce anxiety, according to a report. Experts say taking in a b...
00:48, 05/05/2019

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
17:48, 05/28/2019

The North Face gamed Wikipedia to boost Google searches Apparel giant The North Face apparently resorted to some less-than-scrupulous tactics to ensure its gear stood out in search results. The Wikimedia Foundation reported that The North Face and its ad agency Leo Burnett Tailor Made admitted to having....
22:48, 06/02/2019

Moderate Dems look to break logjam on minimum wage boost A band of Democratic moderates in the House is working to end a standoff with progressives on legislation to boost the minimum wage — potentially resolving a fight that has stalled one of the party’s top priorities. Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-Ariz.) is...
11:00, 05/15/2019

Amazon interested in buying Boost from T-Mobile, Sprint: report Amazon.com Inc is interested in buying prepaid cellphone wireless service Boost Mobile from U.S. carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Amazon is considering buying Boost – currently one...
03:16, 05/31/2019

Boost Mobile informs customers about a data breach -- two months ago Sprint-owned virtual mobile network operator Boost Mobile quietly informed customers that it suffered a data breach that allowed hackers to access some user accounts. In a notice posted on the Boost Mobile website, the company said a previously undis...
02:16, 05/14/2019

Four eastern EU states to discuss top jobs, keen to boost their influence The leaders of Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic will discuss in Budapest on Thursday potential candidates for top jobs in the European Union coming up for grabs shortly, in a sign of regional coordination by the so-called Visegrad Fou...
15:32, 06/12/2019

How to boost your Bluetooth signal to cover your entire home or office Bluetooth is a great technology for connecting together devices, but it has one limitation – range. But you can fix that! Here's how to spread a Bluetooth signal all around your home and office....
01:48, 05/06/2019

McLaren needed Monaco GP F1 boost after Indy 500 qualifying failure McLaren Formula 1 team CEO Zak Brown says a strong Monaco Grand Prix boosted the squad after the disappointment of Fernando Alonso failing to qualify for the Indianapolis 500...
13:00, 05/29/2019

Japan, China agree to boost relations ahead of Xi visit TOKYO (AP) — Japan and China have agreed to boost their relations ahead of a planned visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Japan in June, his first since coming to power in 2013. China’s top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, told Prime Minister Shinzo ...
04:16, 05/17/2019

How Mega Millions and Powerball changed the rules to boost their jackpots America's lottery system goes back a long time — further back than the country itself. Today, state-run lotteries contribute millions to state budgets, but some critics question how effective they actually are....
04:16, 06/06/2019

Coronation this weekend will boost Thai king’s regal power After a more than a decade of political strife, the people of Thailand are witnessing the coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn in a centuries-old royal tradition that last happened 7 decades ago...
19:48, 05/03/2019

Volkswagen aims to boost in-house software development to 60% by 2025 Volkswagen said on Tuesday it would put 5,000 digital experts into a new unit called "Car.Software" by 2025 as the German carmaker aims to develop at least 60% of its software in-house by then, up from less than 10% currently....
04:32, 06/18/2019

Coronation this weekend will boost Thai king's regal power After a more than a decade of political strife, including a military coup and a contentious election less than two months ago, the people of Thailand are witnessing this weekend the coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn in a centuries-old royal trad...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Uzbekistan looks to boost local capital markets after eurobond success Lifting restrictions on foreign investors and encouraging local corporate bond issuance top list of priorities for head of new capital markets agency....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Remote Indian reservation near the Grand Canyon gets broadband boost Rural Americans are often overlooked in terms of technological innovations. They will be among the last to receive faster 5G cell phone coverage, even though it is now available in major cities. In some rural areas, acquiring an HD television signal ...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Philippines midterm elections boost Rodrigo Duterte's power Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies appear to have scored sweeping victories in the country's midterm elections. The results signal broad public backing for the leader's authoritarian style, say experts....
04:16, 05/14/2019

Africa: Safaricom’s new overdraft facility ‘will boost revenues’ for M-Pesa Launched in January, Fuliza has already attracted more than four million customers, and Bob Collymore, CEO of Safaricom, hopes the product will reach all 21 million M-Pesa customers in Kenya....
10:32, 04/28/2019