Tory Brexiteer's Message To Remainers Turning On Jacob Rees-Mogg

But May has struggled to unite pro- and anti-Brexit camps in her cabinet and party around a plan for future trade with the EU. The British Prime Minister has warned European Union leaders that the parliament in London will reject the Brexit deal ... More..

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Leaked Document Shows Trump Wants To Destroy WTO Relationship
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Leaked Document Shows Trump Wants To Destroy WTO Relationship

But aides apparently neglected to acronym-check the title - even though attaching cutesy bill titles that spell out the key message of the proposed law has become a staple of legislative practice in the Capitol...More..

Netflix is Testing a New, More Expensive 'Ultra' Subscription
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Netflix is Testing a New, More Expensive 'Ultra' Subscription

Currently, the company offers three different tiers - Basic, Standard, and Premium - but that may change soon as it appears to be planning its most expensive streaming tier until now. The addition of the Ultra ...More..

Oil dips as trade disputes threaten growth, but crude market remains tight
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Oil dips as trade disputes threaten growth, but crude market remains tight

Trump's aim may be to exert maximum pressure on Iran while at the same time not upsetting potential USA midterm voters with higher gas prices, said Antoine Halff, a Columbia University researcher and former c...More..

by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Trump blasts OPEC over manipulating oil markets

Asked if someone was manipulating oil markets, Trump said: "OPEC is and they better stop it because we're protecting those countries, many of those countries". Still, Iran vowed on Sunday to defeat USA effo...More..

Largest US business group attacks President Trump on tariffs
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Largest US business group attacks President Trump on tariffs

The Financial Times reports that the European Union has threatened to retaliate if US President Donald Trump places tariffs on European cars. "I don't think trade wars are good for anybody", said Tom Brac...More..

Merkel does turnaround on migrants in deal to save her German government
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Merkel does turnaround on migrants in deal to save her German government

She also would not speculate on whether she might fire him or if the issue could lead to a government confidence vote in parliament. A almost eight-hour meeting of the CSU in Munich was put on hold after the ...More..

Pensions and Pemex to figure in Lopez Obrador's Mexico plans
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Pensions and Pemex to figure in Lopez Obrador's Mexico plans

Lopez Obrador launched his campaign in Ciudad Juarez in tribute to its namesake Benito Juarez, a 19th century Mexican president whose exiled government resisted a French colonialist intervention from the unruly...More..

Trump Draft Tariffs Bill Tears Up WTO Rules
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Trump Draft Tariffs Bill Tears Up WTO Rules

He said he wasn't "planning anything now" but if the WTO doesn't treat the USA properly, "we will be doing something". While the bill is still in draft format, it highlights the extremes Trump is willing to t...More..

Walmart's impeach Trump clothing draws social media outrage
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Walmart's impeach Trump clothing draws social media outrage

According to the International Business Times , Ryan Fournier , chairman of the group Students for Trump , found the clothing item in the website and was the first to report it. Walmart did not immediately r...More..

Gas prices for 4th of July holiday
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Gas prices for 4th of July holiday

Overall, this will cost drivers one billion dollars more than a year ago. "This is the priciest July Fourth at the pumps since 2014, and the second half of the summer is not shaping up to be terrific for moto...More..

After Harley spat, Trump seeks to lure other motorcycle firms to US
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

After Harley spat, Trump seeks to lure other motorcycle firms to US

The U.S.is where the Action is! Asked about the tweet, White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway had no comment. In 2017, global motorcycle sales at Harley-Davidson fell 6.7%, as US sales declined 8.5%. The...More..

Lyft is buying legitimacy through its deal with Motivate
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Lyft is buying legitimacy through its deal with Motivate

U.S. ridesharing giant Lyft said Monday it was acquiring bikesharing operator Motivate as it ramps up efforts against rival Uber in alternative forms of transportation. "Bringing together Lyft and Motivate will...More..

by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Leftist Lopez Obrador Wins Mexico's Presidential Election

Thousands poured into the sprawling main square known as the Zocalo, where the 64-year-old former mayor had called on his backers to rally Sunday night. Lopez Obrador had dominated the polls in the run up to Su...More..

Vedanta Resources to delist from London Stock Exchange
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Vedanta Resources to delist from London Stock Exchange

Volcan , a holding company owned by a trust controlled by Agarwal, yesterday announced an intention to make a Dollars 1 billion offer to buy the 33.65 percent of Vedanta at 825 pence per share. It also owns 7...More..

Largest U.S. business group attacks Trump on tariffs
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Largest U.S. business group attacks Trump on tariffs

In the letter to USA authorities, the European Commission, which handles trade policy for the bloc's 28 members, painted a stark picture of what the U.S. The EU, China , Mexico and Canada have all retaliated a...More..

by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Trump issues WTO warning in meeting with Dutch leader

The routine White House discussion with reporters took a slightly passive-aggressive turn as Trump extolled the virtues of his plan to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum coming into the US from the European Uni...More..

Amazon expands StitchFix competitor Prime Wardrobe to all customers
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Amazon expands StitchFix competitor Prime Wardrobe to all customers

The service is essentially Amazon's answer to the whole try-it-before-you-buy-it clothing subscription service craze in which each month a curated box of clothing is sent to subscribers. At the end of the tri...More..

by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Mexico's Lopez Obrador on brink of historic presidential win

But I really do believe it's going to be a very good one. "There is much to be done that will benefit both the United States and Mexico! ". "I am concerned that some candidates are making proposals that ...More..

by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Mexico's Lopez Obrador Claims Historic Win, Broad Mandate

Trump, who has had a tense relationship with current Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, offered kind words to López Obrador after his resounding victory over PRI candidate Jose Antonio Meade. But with Trum...More..

by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Auto tariffs could lead to $300B retaliation — European Union warns Trump

With state-by-state analysis, the business lobbying giant argues the new tariffs risk a global trade war that will harm Americans. Canada, a member of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with the ...More..

Oil falls as Saudi, Russian output rises
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Oil falls as Saudi, Russian output rises

The country exports more than 2 million barrels of oil. The U.S. wants to reduce Iran's oil revenue to zero, the State Department director of policy planning said Monday. "There's nothing we can't procure...More..

Five Years After Going Private, Dell Is Going Public Again
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Five Years After Going Private, Dell Is Going Public Again

Silver Lake will keep its 24% minority stake. Once that deal is completed, the Dell Class C shares will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. VMware's board of directors voted to declare an $11 billion ...More..

Lakers Have Limited Free-Agent Options After Signing LeBron
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Lakers Have Limited Free-Agent Options After Signing LeBron

James announced on Sunday night that he's agreed to join the Los Angeles Lakers , a decision that dredged up bad memories for some Cavs fans. In fact, James is rumored to be in Los Angeles at the moment to...More..

Facebook had data-sharing partnership with 52 tech firms
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Facebook had data-sharing partnership with 52 tech firms

However, Facebook said that three partnerships - involving Apple , Amazon and Tobii , an accessibility app that enables people with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) to access Facebook - are due to contin...More..

United States not to exit WTO
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

United States not to exit WTO

Mnuchin said. White House trade adviser Peter Navarro, speaking on CNN on Saturday, deflected a question over whether the administration wanted to withdraw from the global treaty, saying, "That's the presiden...More..

Under the hood of Amazon’s surprising new delivery service and $1B acquisition
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Under the hood of Amazon’s surprising new delivery service and $1B acquisition

This new last-mile delivery program complements Amazon Flex , a delivery program in more than 50 U.S. cities that operate similar to Lyft and Uber, and fulfill orders through their own vehicles for $18 for $25...More..

One Year On, Hits & Misses Of GST | India Development Debate
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

One Year On, Hits & Misses Of GST | India Development Debate

Taking a dig at the Congress for its demand of having a single GST rate, he said: "They are effectively saying they will tax food items and commodities, which are now at zero or 5 per cent, at 18 per cent". H...More..

Mazda joins Toyota in decrying possible auto tariffs
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Mazda joins Toyota in decrying possible auto tariffs

Mr Trump ordered an investigation of whether auto imports pose national security risks last month under a section of the same 1960s trade law used to impose levies on steel and aluminium. "Engaging in trade war...More..

by | Monday, July 02, 2018

India has 'Plan D' for Iran oil as Trump adds sanction pressure

But Saudi Arabia , OPEC's biggest producer, was keen to raise output to meet calls from Trump and major consumers such as India and China to help cool oil prices and avoid shortages, according to Saudi offic...More..