Key Fed official backs further gradual rate hikes

Gold prices held steady early Thursday, after dipping in the previous session on a firmer dollar after minutes of the Federal Reserve's September meeting reinforced expectations of a tighter United States monetary policy. "If you look at what is ac... More..

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Florida lottery warns public about Mega Millions scam
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Florida lottery warns public about Mega Millions scam

States have different rules, so depending on where you purchased the ticket, you have from 180 days to a year to claim the jackpot. The sales cut-off for Mega Millions is at 10:44 p.m. The next drawing will b...More..

Saudi Journalist’s Disappearance Reshapes Mideast Relationships
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Saudi Journalist’s Disappearance Reshapes Mideast Relationships

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is feared killed since he entered the Saudi Consulate on October 2 and was never seen leaving. "No, not at all", he declared. Saudi Arabia has strongly denied the allegation...More..

Turkey searches Saudi consulate as Trump speaks of ‘rogue killers’
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Turkey searches Saudi consulate as Trump speaks of ‘rogue killers’

Durbin stopped short of saying the USA ought to stop arms sales to Riyadh, but he was willing to accept if Riyadh halted them in retaliation - so long as the US sends a strong signal that Saudi Arabia's alleged...More..

Here are the winning Mega Millions numbers | October 16, 2018
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Here are the winning Mega Millions numbers | October 16, 2018

The winning numbers are 3, 45, 49, 61, 69, and 9, with a megaplier of 5. The jackpot has ballooned upward because nobody has won the jackpot since July 24, when a group of 11 co-workers in Santa Clara County,...More..

Sanctions against Saudi would ‘rock the world’ says Saudi state owned press
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Sanctions against Saudi would ‘rock the world’ says Saudi state owned press

Saudi Arabia on Sunday thanked Washington for not rushing to conclusions as the probe continues into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. A White House aide says President Donald Trump is serious ...More..

Oil rebounds towards $81 but weaker demand view weighs
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Oil rebounds towards $81 but weaker demand view weighs

OPEC crude oil production rose by 100,000 barrels per day in September to a one-year high of 32.78 million barrels per day (mb/d.), the International Energy Agency said in its Monthly Oil Market Report. ...More..

Saudi Arabia vows to retaliate
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Saudi Arabia vows to retaliate

Khashoggi , a Saudi national and United States resident who became increasingly critical of powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , has not been seen since he walked into the kingdom's Istanbul consulate...More..

Bay Area Sears Stores To Close After Retailer Files For Bankruptcy
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Bay Area Sears Stores To Close After Retailer Files For Bankruptcy

Sears said it plans to "liquidate" the merchandise in the closings stores which often means deeply-discounted sales for consumers. The retailer said that it would close 142 Sears and Kmart stores across the ...More..

Sears files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid plunging sales, massive debt
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

Sears files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid plunging sales, massive debt

According to Bloomberg, Sears could declare Chapter 11 bankruptcy as early as Sunday, as the October 15 maturation date of a $134 million debt package looms large . Sears said it will sell assets and begin...More..

United Kingdom and USA 'could boycott' Saudi conference over missing reporter
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

United Kingdom and USA 'could boycott' Saudi conference over missing reporter

Sen. Marco Rubio promised a "strong congressional response" against Saudi Arabia if the country is found to be responsible for the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi . Khashoggi hasn't ...More..

Corker Calls for U.S. Sanctions If Saudi Arabia Killed Khashoggi
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Corker Calls for U.S. Sanctions If Saudi Arabia Killed Khashoggi

Saudi officials say Khashoggi left through an alternate exit, but have offered no proof to support that contention. "We want to find out what happened", Trump said . We will continue to monitor this situatio...More..

Markets Right Now: US stocks slump on day of wide swings
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Markets Right Now: US stocks slump on day of wide swings

At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average had lost 3.1% or 830 points to finish at 25,613.35, in the biggest fall since February. Oil prices fell more than two percent as US stocks plunged, even...More..

Iran refutes Saudi claim that can meet post-sanctions oil demand
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Iran refutes Saudi claim that can meet post-sanctions oil demand

Trump said Wednesday he found King Salman to be a "good man" with whom he speaks often, but acknowledged the Khashoggi case could prove to be an irritant. It was not clear, the report said, whether the Saud...More..

by | Monday, October 08, 2018

US Unemployment Rate Drops To 3.7 Percent, Lowest Rate Since 1969

Starting from this year, the Ministry of Labor is developing a balance of labor resources, job placement and employment of the population, survey among households on employment issues, as well as determining of...More..

Jobless rate for Hispanic Americans matches record low
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Jobless rate for Hispanic Americans matches record low

As more slack is squeezed out of the labour market, economists expect annual wage growth to hit 3%. Along with the headline employment data, markets are closely watching wage numbers, which increased last mon...More..

British leader pokes fun at her own limited dance moves
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

British leader pokes fun at her own limited dance moves

Then the thing we saw immediately afterwards was that tweet about the Strepsils and the speech and we laughed along with her and she showed that humorous side of her. Another part of May's quest to show we're...More..

Central government cuts fuel prices by Rs 2.50 a litre in India
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Central government cuts fuel prices by Rs 2.50 a litre in India

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley spoke on the second day of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2018. The central government on Thursday gave relief to masses from skyrocketing fuel prices and cut ...More..

Apple, Amazon deny report that Chinese spy chips infiltrated their hardware
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Apple, Amazon deny report that Chinese spy chips infiltrated their hardware

Super Micro reportedly denied that it introduced the chips during the manufacturing. Amazon, Apple, and Supermicro strongly disputed the findings. Apple said it had refuted "virtually every aspect" of the ...More..

Petrol, Diesel Is Now Cheaper By Rs 5/Litre! Find Out How?
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Petrol, Diesel Is Now Cheaper By Rs 5/Litre! Find Out How?

The government of India has finally pitched in to cut down the prices of fuel in India by cutting the excise on petrol and diesel. The Himachal Pradesh government has made a decision to reduce prices of petro...More..

Saudi King wouldn't last 'two weeks' without USA support
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Saudi King wouldn't last 'two weeks' without USA support

Commodity trading company Trafigura forecast Brent crude oil could hit $100 by the end of the year, and Bank of America isn't far behind with a $95 price forecast, although for the second quarter of 2019. Tru...More..

Amazon Raises Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour for All Employees
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Amazon Raises Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour for All Employees

In a 2015 article in The New York Times, employees described a "soulless, dystopian" work environment. The new minimum wage also will apply to employees at high-end grocery store chain Whole Foods, which Am...More..

Elon Musk recovers, $1.7 billion added to his wealth
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Elon Musk recovers, $1.7 billion added to his wealth

Tesla shares jumped 17 per cent on Monday as signs it had met targets for quarterly auto production added to relief at CEO Elon Musk's settling of a lawsuit with regulators that had threatened to force him ou...More..

Tesla shares soar after Musk settles with SEC
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Tesla shares soar after Musk settles with SEC

This is only the midpoint of his Musk-sational 2018 narrative . Besides the settlement news, Tesla has another milestone this week. Under a settlement announced over the weekend, Musk will give up his ...More..

I Use the Word Because of the Trade Deal With Mexico
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

I Use the Word Because of the Trade Deal With Mexico

The three still need to resolve the USA decision to impose "national security" tariffs on steel and aluminum from Canada and Mexico , which led those countries to impose retaliatory tariffs on billions of doll...More..