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Hammond: Government will listen to business concerns on Brexit

But both leaders only laughed when asked by waiting reporters if the European Union would support May's reported proposal of a third option for overcoming the h...


Erdogan sworn in as Turkish president with sweeping new powers

The presidential aide stated that Buhari in the telephone conversation with Erdogan said he looked forward to the strengthening of relations between Nigeria and...


Timehop security breach leaked names, email addresses - here's what you can do

Timehops also says there is no evidence that the hackers gained access to any accounts. We learned of the breach while it was still in progress, and were able t...


Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns

Conservative MP William Wragg, who campaigned for Brexit, said the resignation was "the right thing to do" while Tory MP Andrea Jenkyns, who quit a junior gover...


Oil dips in nervous trading as US-China trade war looms

US crude inventories rose by 1.2 million barrels in the week ending June 29, the Energy Information Administration said on Thursday, much higher than analysts...


Starbucks eliminating plastic straws from all stores, introduces adult ‘sippy cup’

The company said in a release that paper or compostable straws will be available for customers upon request, and will be served with their Frappuccino blended...


Question of the Day: Should all cities ban plastic straws?

Plastic straws and utensils were originally exempt from the ban because of a lack of viable compostable alternatives. Other cities, such as Miami Beach, ...


Soybean Farmers Stick with Trump Even in Face of Stiff China Tariff

In describing its retaliatory move against the U.S.as the "largest-scale trade war in history", China said it was forced to take counter-measures to defend th...


China Premier Li: Trade war is never a solution

The summit is part of China's "New Silk Road" bid to boost its influence in Europe through investments and closer economic links. "I think that Premier Li Keqia...


Stocks, euro rise as shots fired in U.S.-China trade war

US stocks closed broadly higher Thursday as solid gains in technology and health care companies set the market on course to snap a two-week losing streak. The N...


Jaguar Land Rover warns of annual £1.2billion Brexit loss

A Brexit arrangement that doesn't ensure full, tariff-free access to the European Union's single market will be highly costly to the United Kingdom's larges...


The Largest Trader from Europe to Opt for Crypto

Nienke Torensma, main spokeswoman for the Netherlands based Authority of Financial Markets (AFM), also stated that the are somewhat discouraging to anyone attem...


Ford says not planning China price hikes despite new tariffs

For now Ford says it will not increase its manufacturer's suggested retail price or MSRP, for its lineup of cars sent to China. Daimler has already said tha...


David Davis resigns as Brexit Secretary

Chief whip Julian Smith was inviting MPs to Downing Street to hear from the Prime Minister's chief of staff Gavin Barwell for a briefing on the Chequers proposa...


BHP Billiton (BBL) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

A move above 70 is widely considered to show the stock as overbought, and a move below 30 would indicate that the stock may be oversold. EPS Estimate for the ...


Netflix Testing New, Pricier ‘Ultra’ Subscription Tier

So far, these plans are only being tested in Europe, but, according to how well these changes are received, could become more widespread among Netflix customers...


Canada's Trade Deficit Widened in May

The May figure was significantly higher than economists' average prediction of Can$2.1 billion. In real terms, exports fell 1 percent, owing to the lower expo...


United States adds 213,000 jobs in June, unemployment rate jumps…

This caused the unemployment rate to tick up to 4% from 3.8% even as employers added 213,000 jobs, and it's more evidence that faster growth is luring more pe...


Sonos’ frenemies are its biggest risk as it files to go public

Sonos recorded a net loss of $14.2 million in the most recent fiscal year ending in September 2017, down from $38.2 million in the prior year. Smart-speaker c...


USA employers added 213,000 jobs in June, unemployment rate rose to 4%

At the same time, more people entered the labour force to look for work, helping push the unemployment rate up for the first time in nearly a year. Despite st...