by | July 20, 2018 | 22:26

The Fed's independence is couched in the belief that for the central bank to achieve its aims - ensuring financial stability and long-term growth - it should be free from the pressure that might be exerted by politicians seeking to alter policy for their own ends, rather than putting the country's prosperity first.

by | July 20, 2018 | 18:59

In an interview with CNBC , soybean farmer Bill Beam says that the price of soy futures has plummeted by 15 percent ever since China announced retaliatory tariffs against US soy farmers earlier this year - and it's really cutting into his ability to make a living.

by | July 20, 2018 | 18:54

Intelligent Cloud, which encompasses the Microsoft Azure cloud-computing platform and related technologies, was up 23%, to $9.6 billion. The company's flagship Azure cloud product recorded revenue growth of 89 percent in the fourth quarter ended June 30.

by | July 20, 2018 | 17:52

It's always been speculated that the taboo of commenting on US monetary policy could change under Trump , who slammed the Fed during his election campaign and has demonstrated repeatedly his willingness to flout the conventions and sensibilities of establishment Washington.

by | July 20, 2018 | 15:26

Skytrax is an auditor founded in the United Kingdom in 1989 dedicated to the analysis and comparison of the quality of different airlines and airports around the world. In addition, Azerbaijan Airlines became the victor in the nomination " Best Regional Airline in Central Asia and India". In the former category, Emirates , Qatar Airways , Air New Zealand and Virgin Atlantic completed the top five, in the latter it was Icelandair, Aurigny, Jet2 and KLM.

by | July 20, 2018 | 12:44

Oil prices were mixed on Thursday as the market struggled to digest signs of strong petrol demand in the United States, the world's biggest consumer of the fuel, with a statement from oil producers that they are putting more crude on the market.

by | July 19, 2018 | 20:23

There are actually a few different angles to the Commission's complaint , but to boil it down, it essentially claimed that Google used Android to cement its search dominance. Google Europe CEO Sundar Pichai posted a blog defending the tech company's position, saying the ruling ignores the fact that Android phones compete with iOS phones.

by | July 19, 2018 | 19:55

Theresa May faces another turbulent day for Brexit as her plan to publish more than 70 papers giving instructions to businesses and homes on how to prepare for a no-deal is revealed. May vows to stick to her plan to negotiate the closest possible commercial links - "a common rule book" for goods - with the bloc, saying this is the only way to balance political and economic priorities for Brexit, the most momentous shift in British foreign and trade policy for decades.

by | July 19, 2018 | 15:56

Economists were expecting inflation to rise to 2.6 per cent. 'However, gas and electricity and petrol prices all rose, with consumers seeing the highest price at the pump for almost four years, with inflation remaining steady overall'. It marks the highest level for both petrol and diesel since September 2014. Inflation unexpectedly stalled last month as higher prices for motor fuel, gas and electricity were offset by deeper discounting by clothing retailers.

by | July 18, 2018 | 23:11

A crew capsule mounted on top of the New Shepard rocket will carry experiments and a dummy nicknamed "Mannequin Skywalker" to simulate the experience passengers will see on future flights. Other items aboard the flight include a NASA-funded vibration damping system to allow for more precise experiments in microgravity, an assortment of scientific, medical and textile materials from the Thai startup mu Space, and an allotment of mementos and other items provided by Blue Origin employees.

by | July 18, 2018 | 13:30

At a EU-Japan summit Tuesday in Tokyo, the envoys were clear that the agreement was meant to send a message about the value of trade and cooperation. The deal could deal a blow to South Korean exporters that have benefited for many years from the price competitiveness afforded to them by the Korea-EU FTA.

by | July 18, 2018 | 04:28

Last week, Schnatter stepped down after it was revealed he used N-word on a conference call with its ad agency, Laundry Service , in May. Now the company's board says it has ended Schnatter's role as spokesperson, will remove him from all marketing materials, and evicted him from its headquarters.

by | July 17, 2018 | 11:10

The California-based company added 670,000 net subscribers in the US, far below the 1.19 million net additions expected by analysts polled by Thomson Reuters. Despite its second-quarter misfire on subscriber growth, the Los Gatos, California, company reported earnings that beat analyst estimates. While most of the company's revenue growth comes from global markets, the vast majority of its costs remain dollar-denominated.

by | July 17, 2018 | 00:44

Articles appear on for a limited time. "It is the common duty of Europe and China, but also America and Russian Federation, not to destroy (the global trade order) but to improve it, not to start trade wars which turned into hot conflicts so often in our history", Mr Tusk said in Beijing .

by | July 17, 2018 | 00:37

Shannon Coulter, who started the #GrabYourWallet boycott of Trump branded companies, announced Friday morning on Twitter that Hudson Bay's website no longer listed products sold by the president's daughter, reported Business Insider . Its store in downtown Ottawa, however, continued to display several racks of Ivanka Trump brand clothing, and Canadian news media indicated that that was the case in other cities.

by | July 16, 2018 | 19:46

Other governments have criticized Trump for going outside the WTO when he imposed 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese goods. But Chinese officials have tried to appeal to American companies as allies. Both the USA and European Union urged China to open up its market and allow fair competition for its SOEs in their comments to China's seventh trade policy review by WTO.

by | July 16, 2018 | 19:44

The NFL parted ways with Papa John's earlier this year, but multiple individual teams still do business with the company. Schnatter had long starred in numerous television advertisements of the Louisville, Ky.,-based Pizza chain, which is named after him.

by | July 16, 2018 | 18:30

The drama began during the rescue operation of the Wild Boar football team - 12 boys and their coach - when Musk offered to assist in the rescue mission by providing a child-sized submarine . Mr Unsworth lives in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand , about 40 miles from the Tham Luang caves where the boys became trapped. He says he has saved copies of the tweets and is considering legal action against billionaire Musk.

by | July 16, 2018 | 16:22

Prime Day is Amazon's annual "holiday of savings", which the firm has pitched as a shopping event that's meant to rival Black Friday . Amazon Prime Day starts Monday, lasts 36 hours and Amazon's corporate officials are doing everything they can to get people to shop early, often and heavily during that period and before the day actually starts.

by | July 16, 2018 | 12:57

How much does Amazon Prime membership cost? While it raised its price to Rs 999 a year, it is also pushing it for free through various telecom players and at reduced prices to capture more subscribers. Two variants of the selfie-centred Xiaomi Redmi Y2 will also go on sale during the Amazon Prime Day 2018 from 1:00 pm. It also comes with a voice remote which can be used to play Amazon Prime Video titles with just a voice command.

by | July 16, 2018 | 12:43

Heisdorffer said American soybean growers have worked for decades to pursue trade opportunities in the Chinese market and have achieved success. At Beam Farms, soybeans are the main crop, noteworthy as China imported one-third of its soybeans from the U.S.

by | July 16, 2018 | 03:03

British Columbia says it will fast track applications from operators who want to serve parts of the province that will be left without intercity bus service after Greyhound's exit from Western Canada at the end of October. She said her office got notice of the decision just two hours before it was announced, and that she hasn't spoken to anyone at the company yet. "When the ridership declines, we need to make decisions to take routes out, reduce schedules and it's just to the point now where ...

by | July 16, 2018 | 01:42

Netflix and Amazon Prime however, are really starting to eat into Sky's market by offering streaming content at much cheaper prices. Since Comcast now has the highest bid for Sky , at 14.75 pounds per share, an improved bid for Fox could raise the value of Sky even higher.

by | July 16, 2018 | 01:25

It wouldn't have made the first fifty metres into the cave from the dive start point. On top of pissing people off by donating to a Republican PAC , Elon Musk has also managed to offend a caver involved in rescuing the Thai soccer team he sent a team to help save.

by | July 15, 2018 | 23:23

Bloomberg's Model 3 production tracker has become more accurate over the past few months, with the system only being 2% off its estimates for Tesla's Q2 figures for the compact electric auto. "I think it's really coincidental". Therefore, China is the largest overseas market for electric vehicles. Musk said faulty robots and "naive" designers contributed to Tesla's production problems .

by | July 15, 2018 | 22:15

ZTE also agreed to bring in an American monitoring team and overhaul its top management as part of the deal. President Donald Trump has said he's prepared to put tariffs on as much as $450 billion worth of Chinese exports. The company, which employs some 80,000 people, got a limited one-month waiver last week to maintain existing networks and equipment. Lawmakers have expressed concern that removing the company's seven-year restriction on receiving parts from US suppliers could pose ...

by | July 15, 2018 | 21:01

McDonald's said Friday it's voluntarily pulling salads from about 3,000 locations in 14 states, primarily in the Midwest, until it can switch to a different lettuce supplier. But as of right now, the FDA has said that is "has not identified which of the ingredients used in the salads is the vehicle for this outbreak". It has prompted the fast-food restaurant chain to pull salads from stores in IL and in, as well as Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North ...

by | July 15, 2018 | 20:19

Pilots in Ryanair's home country Ireland held a strike for the first time on Thursday as they demanded better conditions from Europe's largest low-priced carrier, which is trying to stave off a wave of industrial action across Europe. Despite a history of hostility towards unions, the airline eventually agreed to recognise them in December. Affected will be trips to the United Kingdom, but all flights to Europe will be on schedule.

by | July 15, 2018 | 14:19

Build-A-Bear distributed a £12 discount voucher to those who could not get their hands on one of their iconic toys for a very cheap price, despite queuing for hours. The price customers paid was determined by the child's age. The voucher will be valid until the end of August. The promotion was too successful to make it available to most of the people who waited in line.

by | July 15, 2018 | 07:36

Nirav Shah, said in a statement. The announcement comes after public health authorities in IL and Iowa warned that a number of recent cyclospora infections in those states appear to be linked to the salads. Symptoms typically appear about a week after the initial infection, according to the CDC . The disease can last from several days to months, and the condition may improve and then deteriorate again.

by | July 15, 2018 | 07:18

The potential ramifications here are huge and involve several entities, not to mention the precedent it could set. The U.S. Justice Department today filed a notice of appeal , indicating that they planned to continue fighting AT&T's now-completed acquisition of Time Warner.

by | July 14, 2018 | 21:29

The event was created to promote the store's new "Count Your Candles" program, which lets kids 14 and under pay their age for Build-A-Bear's Birthday Treat Bear - which normally costs $14 - during their birthday month. Arizona time. Line still wraps around to the front of the mall and then inside to the store. The lineup outside the Build-A-Bear store in West Edmonton Mall, July 12, 2018 .

by | July 14, 2018 | 12:05

The difference between China's exports to the U.S. and its imports from the world's largest economy expanded to a monthly high of $29bn (£22bn), up from $24.6bn in May. In yuan terms, China's exports grew 3.1% in June and imports rose 6.0%. Both official and private business surveys reported softer export orders last month.

by | July 14, 2018 | 08:02

India is an obvious possibility-its imports and demand are surging, and it may be willing to replace at least part of its Iranian oil imports out of fear that its companies and the sovereign could lose access to the US financial system should it continue to buy Iran's oil.

by | July 13, 2018 | 10:08

When you're cooking up a storm and you still have to put the pot of rice on the stove, it can be a bit of an effort. "The mix is uncooked and frozen so requires cooking before consumption". Over 200 people, including 80 babies, died in South Africa since a Listeria outbreak was confirmed . Listeria is a bacteria, fully named listeria monocytogenes , which causes an illness named listeriosis.