AS400-NEWS.COM: Top News and Analysis 01:00, 05/23/2019

Why Japan Is Risking a Tax Hike in a Slow Economy

While tax hikes are rarely popular anywhere, in Japan increases in the national sales tax proved especially toxic, squelching economic growth and damaging political careers. Yet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning to let it rise again in ...

Why Japan Is Risking a Tax Hike in a Slow Economy

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Japan’s Softbank to spend $4B to hike stake in Yahoo Japan Japanese telecoms company Softbank Corp. says it will spend 456.5 billion yen ($4 billion) to increase its stake in Yahoo Japan to nearly 45%. The com...
14:48, 05/08/2019

U.S. economy appearing to slow; labor market strong U.S. manufacturing activity slowed more than expected in April amid a sharp drop in orders and construction spending fell in March, suggesting a moder...
17:16, 05/01/2019

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 tripl...
10:32, 05/07/2019

Dow Jones industrials gain 510 points after Fed signals it could cut interest rates if US trade conflicts slow economy NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones industrials gain 510 points after Fed signals it could cut interest rates if US trade conflicts slow economy....
22:32, 06/04/2019

Japan PM Abe says 'basically' not thinking of snap election if sales tax hike delayed: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that he was "basically" not considering seeking voter consent with a snap election if the government were to d...
09:00, 05/24/2019

Japan Downgrades Views on Its Economy The Japanese government downgraded its view of industrial production and other key parts of the economy, highlighting concerns about the U.S.-China tr...
14:00, 05/24/2019

Japan’s economy expanded for 2nd straight quarter TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese government says the economy grew at an annual pace of 2.1% in the first quarter, marking the second straight quarter of expa...
03:48, 05/20/2019

In a Surprise, Japan’s Economy Grew in the First Quarter, Despite a Slowdown in China Japanese economic growth beat expectations in a piece of good news for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he tries to strike a trade deal with Donald Trump....
03:32, 05/20/2019

Bangladeshi leader visits Japan to talk economy, partnership Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is wooing Japan for aid, trade and investment in a visit that highlights cordial relations with the administr...
12:32, 05/29/2019

Japan and U.S. must work to narrow differences on trade: economy minister Motegi Japan and the United States still need to work to narrow their differences on trade, Japan's economy minister said on Saturday, following a meeting wi...
20:16, 05/25/2019

Japan's central bank chief Kuroda sounds alarm on global economy ahead of G-20 Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said Group of 20 meetings this year will discuss current account balances and also said bilateral trade measure...
08:00, 05/27/2019

Iran's Allies Target Its Rivals, Risking Conflict Some Iran-backed militias are lashing out at Tehran’s adversaries in the Middle East, forcing the U.S. and its allies to respond and risking an escala...
13:32, 05/24/2019

Jamie Oliver restaurant empire collapses, risking 1,000 jobs Administrators called in at 23 Jamie’s Italian outlets, the Fifteen and BarbecoaJamie Oliver restaurants at risk: the full listJamie Oliver’s restaura...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Thousands of Cubans are risking their lives to flee to ‘paradise’ Mexico He came from Cuba armed with a fork — his only defense against marauding groups of thieves and other dangers on a harrowing overland journey from Nica...
02:48, 05/05/2019

Dad thanks San Francisco 49ers draft pick Dre Greenlaw for ‘risking everything’ to save daughter A San Francisco 49ers draft pick was thanked in a series of tweets following his life-changing news Saturday by a father who says the linebacker put h...
23:16, 04/29/2019

Italian police seize migrant boat, risking stand-off with deputy PM Italian prosecutors have ordered the seizure of a rescue boat anchored outside the port of Lampedusa in Sicily, triggering a potential tug-of-war with...
03:32, 05/20/2019

Hero NYPD cops honored for risking lives to protect fallen comrade The wife of an NYPD sergeant who was gunned down by ex-con in the Bronx became emotional Tuesday when the three cops who put their lives on the line t...
03:48, 06/05/2019

Facebook says Zuckerberg and Sandberg will defy Canadian subpoena, risking contempt vote A senior Canadian politician is warning that Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg could be held in contempt of Parliament if they fail to at...
23:32, 05/28/2019

Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’...
12:00, 06/13/2019

President Trump’s Visit to Japan Was a Success — for Japan President Trump’s visit to Japan was a success for that country, but foreign policy experts say it was more of a wash for the United States. Fac...
05:32, 05/29/2019

Trump needles Japan over US-Japan trade imbalance US President Donald Trump on Saturday needled Japan over the U.S.-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country. (May 25)  ...
23:00, 05/25/2019

Iran says Trump playing 'very dangerous game,' risking 'devastating war' Iran’s ambassador to the U.K. called the Trump administration's military deployment because of unspecified Iranian threats a "serious misca...
03:16, 05/15/2019

Iran says Trump playing 'very dangerous game' and risking 'devastating war' Iran’s ambassador to the UK said the Trump administration's military deployment because of unspecified Iranian threats risked "serious misc...
16:00, 05/14/2019

How to Slow Down with Your Kids This Summer We often lament the loss of 1980s and 90s summers. We miss the way kids would leave home in the morning on their bikes with their friends, making it b...
21:48, 05/27/2019

Ford: Job cuts had to be slow Executives are adamant that being deliberative about cutting 10 percent of its global white-collar work force was necessary to yield meaningful benefi...
06:16, 05/27/2019

Apple, Enough With the Slow-Ass Chargers You may not know it, but your iPhone—if an iPhone 8 or later—is capable of much faster charging. The only problem is, Apple doesn’t give you the stuff...
00:32, 04/30/2019

Fed: Neither rate hike nor cut is likely soon The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday and signaled that it's unlikely to either raise or cut rates in coming months ...
15:32, 05/02/2019

Slow down: These are states where you are most likely to get a speeding ticket New research shows there is a very large spread of how likely people are to get a speeding ticket by state. Don't have a lead foot in Wyoming. &...
16:32, 05/03/2019

'Start low, and go slow': how to talk to your partner about sex It might be awkward at first, but opening up about your needs and desires can transform your relationshipSex is a life-affirming act, one of the most ...
12:48, 05/20/2019

Booming Buybacks Aren't Likely to Slow Down U.S. companies have been repurchasing their own shares at a blistering pace for more than a year, and market turbulence isn’t likely to stop them now....
11:48, 05/16/2019

New US charges against Assange may slow extradition from UK WASHINGTON (AP) — A new indictment against Julian Assange could further delay what was already expected to be a protracted battle to get the WikiLeaks...
22:00, 05/24/2019

How to Speed Up or Slow Down Any HTML5 Video Chrome: I never really got why people like watching sped-up videos until I got a fun Tech 911 question asking about just that. Then I tried it out, an...
17:16, 05/27/2019

6 Alaskan glaciers to hike while you still can As the climate warms, Alaska's glaciers are receding. If hiking one of them is on your bucket list, here’s how to cross it off while you st...
15:16, 05/29/2019

Five Slow Cat Feeders to Try If Your Furry Friend Keeps Throwing Up Is your cat a monster when it comes to food? They scream at your door at 4 A.M. to be fed and then they eat so fast, you think you didn’t feed them at...
17:32, 05/02/2019

The Slow European Dissolve: Social Mood and the EU There may be no more dramatic example of social mood pushing around politics anywhere in the world today than in Europe. Mood created the EU and it no...
14:48, 05/01/2019

The Top 10 Ways to Deal with a Slow Internet Connection What’s more annoying than having a great wifi or Ethernet connection, but slow internet speeds? Nothing. Nothing is more annoying than that. When it h...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Ford denies it is in the self-driving slow lane Ford Motor Co may be taking a cautious approach to its autonomous driving program, but its chairman rejected claims that the U.S. automaker was fallin...
16:48, 06/11/2019

New Intel security flaws could slow some chips by nearly 20% Intel Corp and a group of security researchers on Tuesday said they had found a new set of security flaws in its processors that will be difficult to ...
04:16, 05/15/2019

Aging Runners Find Help for a Question: How Slow Will I Get? Thanks to Ray Fair, a professor in the economics department at Yale, runners have an exact schedule that will predict how their performance will decli...
20:32, 04/28/2019

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...
04:00, 06/12/2019

Slow fashion: tell us about the oldest item of clothing you own We want to hear from readers about the oldest outfit in your wardrobe, and the memories you associate with itWe live in a throwaway culture, especiall...
21:48, 05/03/2019

Companies Slow to Adopt Libor Replacement Companies are dawdling in their adoption of the Federal Reserve’s preferred replacement for the interest-rate benchmark underpinning trillions of doll...
02:00, 05/21/2019

More visitors could hike The Wave in Arizona SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new proposal could mean bigger crowds at one of the most exclusive hiking spots in the southwestern United States. The federal...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Mexico says to consider 'safe third country' status if migration does not slow Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Monday that if migration at Mexico's southern border does not decrease within 45 days, the government...
01:16, 06/11/2019

New Monaco chicane surface to help slow F1 cars that go off track A special high-grip surface has been laid down on the escape road at the Monaco Grand Prix's chicane in an attempt to help out-of-control Formula 1 ca...
20:48, 05/22/2019

Pelosi Slow-Walks Trump’s New Nafta Deal Resisting President Trump’s entreaties, Speaker Nancy Pelosi is dragging out consideration of an updated North American trade deal, putting off a vote...
01:32, 05/30/2019

Trump Tariffs on Mexico Could Slow Trade to a Crawl President Trump’s plan to impose new tariffs on goods imported from Mexico starting Monday could dramatically slow trade along the U.S. southern borde...
21:48, 06/07/2019

Why fast fashion should slow down – Science Weekly podcast Science Weekly teams up with the Chips with Everything podcast to examine the environmental price tag of our throwaway culture and explore how technol...
14:48, 05/01/2019

New patch may slow muscle damage after heart attack A patch, designed by researchers to reduce damage after a heart attack, helped stop left ventricle heart muscle stretching in an experiment with rats,...
19:00, 04/28/2019

| Where's Joe? Biden taking it slow in early campaign days While Democratic presidential hopefuls barnstorm through early voting states, 2020 party nomination frontrunner Joe Biden is working at a different pa...
00:16, 05/29/2019

Baby sloth gets slow, but loving, care from mother A newborn sloth at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs is getting a loving, but slow, welcome to the world from its mother. The zoo says the...
06:00, 05/18/2019

Google’s new Assistant is so fast that ‘tapping to use your phone would seem slow’ Google Assistant is pretty fast, but it’s hardly as conversational as a real person. That’s in large part because using the Assistant requires a const...
01:16, 05/08/2019

Watch Pete Buttigieg slow jam with Jimmy Fallon Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg made an appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" where he got funky with one of Fallon'...
19:16, 05/14/2019

Hitting the Books: The slow death of the strategy guide Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring ...
17:48, 06/08/2019

Slow-Selling Audi TT to End Production, Be Replaced by Electric Car The Audi TT has been around for 20 years, and its original and bold design probably doesn’t get enough credit for helping put Audi back on the map in ...
18:16, 05/23/2019

Polling Begins At A Slow Pace In Uttar Pradesh  An estimated 9.59 per cent voters exercised their franchise in the first two hours of polling in 13 constituencies of Uttar Pradesh in the fourth phas...
08:32, 04/29/2019

UK pulls up Rolls-Royce for slow supplier payments Engine maker Rolls-Royce said on Monday that it had been suspended from the UK government's Prompt Payment Code (PPC) after failing to pay suppliers i...
13:00, 04/29/2019

Moore leads by 1 at Memorial as Woods gets off to slow start DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Ryan Moore opened with five birdies in seven holes and kept it in play for a 7-under 65 and a one-shot lead over Jordan Spieth amo...
21:48, 05/30/2019

Huawei founder says growth 'may slow, but only slightly' after US restrictions On Thursday, Washington put Huawei, one of China's biggest and most successful companies, on a trade blacklist that could make it extremely diffi...
02:00, 05/19/2019

Huawei founder says growth "may slow, but only slightly" after U.S. restrictions Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei said on Saturday the growth of the Chinese tech giant "may slow, but only slightly" due ...
23:00, 05/18/2019

Huawei founder says growth 'may slow, but only slightly' after U.S. restrictions Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei said on Saturday the growth of the Chinese tech giant "may slow, but only slightly" due ...
02:00, 05/19/2019

Malaysia's new government slow on reforms, rights groups say Malaysia's new government has failed to deliver on most of its human rights reform promises in its first year in power, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty...
13:48, 05/08/2019

Egypt to hike electricity prices in July Egypt says it will raise electricity prices for households and businesses by an average of 15 percent, the latest in a series of austerity measures ai...
14:32, 05/21/2019

UK's 5.44p petrol price hike is second biggest since 2000 Data published by the RAC reveals price of filling a family car rose by £3 last month The average price of UK petrol rose by 5.44p a litre in April,...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Vote on Los Angeles schools tax hike today Trump administration rollback of school lunch rules to face scrutiny on the Hill — House Democrats to probe Education Department on disaster response...
18:32, 06/04/2019

China to hike tariffs on $60 billion of US goods China said the move was a "response to US unilateralism." Recent talks to end the trade spat between the world's two largest economies ended without a...
15:32, 05/13/2019

UK's petrol price hike is second biggest since 2000 Data published by the RAC reveals price of filling a family car rose by £3 last month The average price of UK petrol rose by 5.44p a litre in April,...
14:16, 05/03/2019

Search underway for Texas man who went missing on hike MENA, Ark. (AP) — Family and friends have joined the search for a Texas man who went missing last weekend while on a hike in a remote area of Arkansas...
15:16, 06/06/2019

South Korea will let you go for a hike along the heavily-armed DMZ Want to go for a hike along the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea demilitarized zone? Now's your chance.     ...
18:48, 04/30/2019

Alaska's glaciers are disappearing. Hike these while you still can As the climate warms, Alaska's glaciers are receding. If hiking one of them is on your bucket list, here’s how to cross it off while you st...
14:32, 05/28/2019

Congressional leaders eye restoring automatic pay hike WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of senior House lawmakers, frustrated by more than a decade of frozen congressional salaries, are quietly exploring whethe...
09:16, 05/09/2019

Greece's Tsipras to cut taxes and hike pensions The left-wing prime minister said his government would reward the Greek people for their "sacrifices." The move comes as his Syriza party lags in the ...
11:16, 05/08/2019

US, Mexico sign agreement to slow immigration, avoid tariffs President Donald Trump had threatened tariffs on all Mexican imports unless Mexico acted to slow illegal migration into the US. A new deal means they ...
02:48, 06/08/2019

| Mexico scrambles to slow migrants as Trump tariffs loom Mexico scrambled to slow the flow of Central American migrants to the United States as talks continued in Washington to head off US President Donald T...
15:16, 06/07/2019

Pliskova's performance hampered by the slow clay in Paris So dominant earlier this month when she won the Italian Open, Karolina Pliskova looked out of her comfort zone on the red clay of Paris   &...
17:00, 05/31/2019

Doctor how? Why Torchwood’s slow death was a sweet relief for fans With half of the main team axed off, weird plots and a new US-centric tilt led to the show’s demiseAfter the successful regeneration of Doctor Who in ...
20:32, 05/06/2019

After a few misfires, Army’s newest pistol program is slow on the draw (video link) After a nearly decade-long effort to pick a new pistol for the US military, the Army's Program Executive Office‑Soldier awarded its Modul...
19:16, 05/07/2019

Copa America worried about slow ticket sales for 2 games SAO PAULO (AP) — Copa America organizers say they are worried about ticket sales for the two matches in Belo Horizonte. Organizers say there have been...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Shipowners Seek to Slow Services to Meet Emissions Limits Looming new environmental regulations are triggering sharp divisions in the shipping industry between vessel operators investing billions of dollars t...
21:32, 05/10/2019

Yankees gushing over Aaron Judge’s slow and steady progress Aaron Judge went through several agility drills and practiced getting jumps on imaginary fly balls Tuesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. Afterward, Jud...
07:32, 05/29/2019

Suarez singles in rain, Reds slow Cubs’ surge with 4-2 win CINCINNATI (AP) — Eugenio Suarez singled home the go-ahead run during a fifth-inning downpour and added another RBI single Thursday night as the Cinci...
06:48, 05/17/2019

As China Auto Sales Slow, Industry Braces for New Regulations China’s auto sales declined for an 11th straight month in May as a prolonged downturn in the country’s automotive sector showed no sign of easing and ...
20:00, 06/12/2019

England’s Eoin Morgan banned for fourth ODI because of slow over-rate • England captain suspended for slow over-rate in third ODI• Bairstow reprimanded for hitting stumps after dismissal Eoin Morgan is set to hand over t...
19:16, 05/15/2019

Key Democrats up the pressure on Pelosi for impeachment but she stands by go-slow approach House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing pressure from within her own leadership ranks to take a more aggressive strategy toward impeachment even as Pelos...
07:32, 05/22/2019

Woods shakes off illness but makes slow start at Bethpage Tiger Woods cleared up the reason for his mysterious absence from Bethpage Black on the eve of the PGA Championship, revealing after Thursday's first ...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Authorities investigate death of Boy Scout on Arizona hike PICACHO PEAK, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 16-year-old boy during a hike with a Boy Scouts troop in the Arizona desert. P...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Democrats step back from plans to hike lawmakers’ pay WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan push to increase lawmakers’ salaries after a decade-long pay freeze could be close to unraveling. Some freshman H...
15:16, 06/11/2019

Autopsy: Boy Scout died on hike of dehydration, overheating PHOENIX (AP) — An autopsy for a 16-year-old Boy Scout who collapsed on a troop hiking trip in the southern Arizona desert shows he died from dehydrati...
03:48, 05/31/2019

911 call released about Boy Scout who died on Arizona hike PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities have released a 911 call about the Boy Scout who collapsed and died on a troop hiking trip in the southern Arizona desert. ...
05:32, 05/09/2019

California governor aims to hike security grants California's Democratic governor is vowing to spend $15 million for increased security at "soft targets" like the synagogue where a gunman opened fire...
05:00, 04/30/2019

China sends top negotiator to U.S. in bid to avert tariff hike Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will travel to Washington for trade talks on Thursday and Friday, Beijing said on Tuesday, setting up a last-ditch bid to ...
20:32, 05/07/2019

Kudlow says China will retaliate over Trump’s tariff hike ​President Trump’s top economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Sunday that he expected China to retaliate against the administration’s planned tariff...
20:32, 05/12/2019

US To Propose H-1B Visa Application Fee Hike, Indian Firms May Be Hit The Trump administration is proposing a hike in the H-1B visa application fee to increase funding for the expansion of an apprentice programme, which ...
17:00, 05/07/2019

An accessory that OnePlus 7 Pro buyers might need costs 62% more after price hike Last year's OnePlus 6T did not come with a headphone jack, but it was packaged with a Type-C to 3.5mm cable that allows users to employ the phone's ch...
06:48, 05/19/2019

Tariffs cause price hike, worry for bike industry Trade war with China causes price hikes, uncertainty for bike industry, which imports more than 90 percent of bikes and bike parts from China. (May 22...
14:16, 05/22/2019

Amul To Hike Milk Prices By Rs 2 Per Litre From Tomorrow Amul will increase the price of its milk by Rs 2 per litre across several states from Tuesday to compensate for an increase in production costs, news ...
17:32, 05/20/2019

Fed's Harker Expects One More Rate Hike in 2019 and Another in 2020 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker said Monday he is still expecting more central bank interest-rate increases, but acknowl...
16:48, 05/06/2019

The Latest: China To Hike Tariffs On $60 Billion In US Goods BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the tariffs battle between China and the United States (all times local): 9 p.m. China has announced it is raising tariff...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Trump warns China not to retaliate against tariff hike U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday warned China not to retaliate against a hike in tariffs he imposed last week and said that the nation "will be h...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Golf: Molinari takes a hike but still U.S. Open contention They come from around the world to play Pebble Beach and enjoy the seaside layout's spectacular vistas but Italy's Francesco Molinari saw far more tha...
05:00, 06/15/2019

Boy Scout died of dehydration, overheating while on hike: autopsy PHOENIX — A 16-year-old Boy Scout who collapsed last month on a troop hiking trip in the southern Arizona desert died of dehydration and overheating, ...
22:16, 05/31/2019

Bigger, slow-breeding species need extra protections, conservationists claim To better protect larger, slow-breeding species, conservationists, biologists and other decision makers rethink the "endangered species" definition, t...
19:32, 05/17/2019

Danish leader sees slow talks to form government after vote win The leader of Denmark's Social Democrats said on Thursday she would launch talks to form government, although she expected it would take time, after a...
16:16, 06/06/2019

Jerez MotoGP: Petrucci fastest, Crutchlow crashes, Yamaha slow Ducati rider Danilo Petrucci set the pace in a frantic third MotoGP practice of the Spanish Grand Prix weekend at Jerez, as the works Yamaha bikes wer...
12:00, 05/04/2019

GameStop halts dividend as console sales slow; shares fall 26% GameStop Corp shares plunged 26% on Tuesday after the video games retailer halted its quarterly dividend and reported a 13.3% fall in first-quarter re...
02:32, 06/05/2019

Bill Snyder, retired for good from Kansas State, has no plans to slow down "Rarely does it [coaching] end for any of us coaches the way we'd prefer it to," Bill Snyder told ESPN. And he remains loyal to Kansas State even in r...
17:32, 06/05/2019

England captain Eoin Morgan hit with one-game ban after slow over-rate against Pakistan Eoin Morgan will sit out England's fourth ODI against Pakistan at Trent Bridge on Friday after he was banned for one match for England's dismal over-r...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Home sales fall 4.9% in slow start to spring buying season Sales of existing U.S. homes fell in March after a huge gain the previous month, held back partly by a sharp slowdown among the most expensive propert...
18:32, 04/28/2019

A popular, low-risk investment product is losing its luster as new launches slow down The popularity of so-called strategic beta investment vehicles could be waning as new products launch at a slower pace and pressure to lower fees incr...
18:48, 05/09/2019

Pete Buttigieg takes a page from Obama by slow jamming the news With the Democratic field as crowded as it is, each 2020 hopeful is doing their damnedest to distinguish themselves however they can. On last night’s ...
01:48, 05/15/2019

Relentless Taliban violence casts a pall over 'slow' Afghan talks Talks with the Taliban on ending Afghanistan's war are making steady but slow progress, the chief U.S. envoy involved in the negotiations said on Frid...
15:48, 05/10/2019

Serena overcomes slow start to power into French Open second round Serena Williams, chasing a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title, overcame a wobbly start to reach the second round of the French Open with a...
21:00, 05/27/2019

Russian athlete Lasitskene slams slow pace of doping reform MOSCOW (AP) — The only Russian track athlete currently holding a world title says the country’s top officials and coaches in the sport should be...
13:32, 06/10/2019

Wynn Resorts Revenue Falls as High Rollers Slow Spending High rollers, the big spenders who have fueled much of the gambling action in years past, shied away from Wynn Resorts in the latest period, causing t...
04:00, 05/10/2019

Trump says China is slow-walking trade talks to negotiate with a Democrat instead President Trump said Saturday that China's recent move to walk back concessions it had made in trade talks was an attempt to sabotage the deal so they...
08:48, 05/12/2019

Google parent Alphabet’s stock tumbles on slow advertising growth The firm said growth in advertising sales slowed to 15 percent from a year earlier, compared with 20 percent in the prior quarter and 24 percent a yea...
23:48, 04/29/2019

Space station experiment seeks to slow aging process using nanoparticles An experiment aboard the International Space Station is testing the potential for man-made nanoparticles to be used in the fight against free radicals...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Passenger caught on video attacking Lyft driver for going too slow to hospital Cops are looking for a man who attacked his Lyft driver after demanding he go faster on the way to a Queens hospital last Thursday. The caught-on-came...
08:32, 05/28/2019

China's backtracking on trade commitments triggered US tariff hike The United States is preparing to impose a higher tariff rate on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods. The country's top trade negotiator and tr...
05:16, 05/07/2019

A 16-year-old boy died on a hike after a Boy Scout group ran out of water, authorities say Ross D. Franklin/AP Photo On Saturday, a 16-year-old boy went for a hike in Picacho Peak State Park with his Boy Scout troop, according to AZ Central...
12:00, 05/04/2019

Air Travel To Turn Costlier From July 1 After Aviation Security Fee Hike Air travel will become slightly costlier as the Ministry of Civil Aviation has decided to increase the aviation security fee (ASF) from Rs 130 to Rs 1...
15:00, 06/08/2019

U.S. EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 bln gallons in 2020 - sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels that refiners must blend into their fuel to 20.04 billion gall...
23:16, 05/09/2019

Budget: Industry Body For Hike In 80C Income Tax Deduction To Rs 3 Lakh India Budget 2019: Assocham, in its Pre-Budget Memorandum has demanded that the deductions under the Section 80C of the Income Tax act should be incre...
13:32, 06/14/2019

Minimum wage hike leaves bad taste for NYC’s hospitality sector New York’s restaurant and hospitality sector is preparing for another round of layoffs after suffering the steepest job losses over the last decade. S...
05:48, 06/02/2019

T-Mobile subscribers might not be happy with how it is handling the Netflix price hike T-Mobile announced today that its current T-Mobile One and One Plus plans are evolving. With some upgrades, the carrier has given its service plans th...
00:16, 05/24/2019

First day of U.S.-China trade talks end; Trump's tariff hike set to take effect Top U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators concluded the first of two days of talks on Thursday to rescue a trade deal that is close to collapsing as Wash...
03:16, 05/10/2019

Apple faces 14% price hike if U.S. adds new 25% Chinese tariff Trade tensions between the U.S. and China will force Apple to either raise its U.S. prices, or absorb steep tariffs in order to keep customers.Read Mo...
23:48, 05/14/2019

China expresses regret over U.S. tariff hike, vows countermeasures China on Friday said it "deeply regrets" the United States' decision to increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25% from 10%, addin...
06:48, 05/10/2019

Over-50s could see National Insurance hike to fund 'fairer' social care The over-50s could be forced to pay more than £300 a year extra National Insurance to help fund a "fairer" social care system under plans by the ...
07:16, 04/29/2019

Woman rescued after injuring leg during hike at Tanque Verde Falls TUCSON – Emergency crews rescued a woman Friday afternoon after she was injured while hiking a trail in Tanque Verde Falls. According to Rural M...
01:00, 06/01/2019

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the ...
21:00, 05/21/2019

BMW affirms target to hike sales as China drives May deliveries German luxury carmaker BMW affirmed its target to increase sales this year after group sales rose by 3.2% in May year-on-year, driven by strong demand...
11:32, 06/13/2019

225 miles and 100 parks: one woman's epic hike around New York City Liz Thomas held the speed record for the legendary Appalachian Trail. But she also wanted to show why walking in our cities is important for our well-...
12:48, 06/04/2019

China warns of retaliation if US follows through with Trump tariff hike threat The Chinese government said Wednesday that it would retaliate if the Trump administration followed through with its threat to sharply hike tariffs on ...
23:16, 05/08/2019

Distant space rock Ultima Thule formed in a slow and gentle collision New images of the most distant space rock we have ever visited show that it has mysterious bright spots and stripes, and that it probably formed in a ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Forget fast fashion: slow style pioneers on the clothes they've worn for decades As consumers grow tired of cheap, disposable items and ‘haul culture’, six people tell the story behind the piece of clothing they’ve cherished longes...
09:16, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 3-Slow loan growth, higher provision eat into CIBC quarterly profit Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce missed profit estimates for the third straight quarter on Wednesday, as weak loan growth and higher loan loss provi...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Rookie 2B Michael Chavis fills void, ignites Red Sox offense after slow start Boston has won 11 of 17, largely erasing a 7-13 start, since summoning to replace injured second basemen Dustin Pedroia and Brock Holt.   ...
18:48, 05/08/2019

News Analysis: Pelosi Pushes Go-Slow Strategy on Impeachment as She Goads Trump Speaker Nancy Pelosi is using rhetorical volleys, like accusing President Trump of “a cover-up,” to ease the pressure on impeachment as she counsels a...
03:00, 05/23/2019

China expected to retaliate over Trump tariff hike, economic adviser says Larry Kudlow says ‘We may know more today or this evening or tomorrow’ after Trump raises spectre of a full-blown trade warThe US expects China to ret...
00:32, 05/13/2019

Asian shares turn south after Trump vows tariff hike Asian equities tumbled, oil prices plunged and the safe-haven yen strengthened early on Monday as trade negotiations between China and the United Stat...
04:16, 05/06/2019

EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020: sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion ...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Asian shares near two-month lows ahead of looming U.S. tariff hike Asian shares inched up from two-month lows on Friday just hours ahead of the Trump administration's plan to raise tariffs on Chinese imports as invest...
03:16, 05/10/2019

Chinese companies brace for tariff hike as trade talks begin BEIJING (AP) — Chinese exporters of all sorts of products, from power adapters and computers to vacuum cleaners, are anxiously hoping trade talks in W...
15:32, 05/09/2019

No surrender in China as markets react to latest US trade tariff hike Despite months of relative optimism over Sino-US trade talks, things have hit the skids in recent days with US tariff hikes on Chinese imports. Market...
14:00, 05/13/2019

First day of U.S.-China trade talks ends; Trump's tariff hike set to take effect Top U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators concluded the first of two days of talks on Thursday to rescue a trade deal that is close to collapsing as Wash...
06:48, 05/10/2019

U.S. EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020: sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion ...
05:00, 05/10/2019

Trump’s Tariff Hike Looms Over Ongoing U.S.-China Trade Talks (WASHINGTON) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators met Thursday just hours before the United States was set to raise tariffs on Chinese imports in a dr...
08:48, 05/10/2019

U.S. to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports - Federal Register The United States will raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent effective on Friday, according to a notice...
16:32, 05/08/2019

U.S.: China reneged on trade commitments, sparking Trump tariff hike China backtracked on substantial commitments it made during trade talks with the United States, prompting President Donald Trump to impose additional ...
13:00, 05/07/2019

U.S. stock futures slip after tariff hike, Asia shares eke out gains U.S. stock futures fell and Asian shares held onto earlier-pared gains on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff hike on $200 billion of C...
09:16, 05/10/2019

White House delays tariff hike on numerous Chinese products The U.S. Trade Representative's Office announced on Friday that it was officially delaying for a week tariff hikes on numerous products imported from ...
02:00, 06/08/2019

Europeans go to polls, but real dangers are slow growth, declining clout and uninspired leadership Despite all the focus on this week's European parliamentary elections, this vote shouldn't distract anyone from the more existential questio...
14:48, 05/25/2019

Serena Williams overcomes slow start to make smooth progress in Italian Open • Williams beats qualifier in comeback game from injury• Konta eases through, but Edmund out in first roundSerena Williams and Venus Williams will fac...
02:32, 05/14/2019

Airlines downgrade 2019 forecast amid trade spats, fuel hike BERLIN (AP) — The International Air Transport Association is lowering its forecast for the airline industry this year to $28 billion from $35.5 billio...
15:48, 06/02/2019

As tariff hike looms, China asks U.S. to meet it halfway, denies backtracking China appealed to the United States to meet it halfway to salvage a deal that could end their trade war, with its chief negotiator in Washington for t...
17:48, 05/09/2019

China considers canceling trade talks with U.S. after Trump vows new tariff hike: WSJ China is considering canceling trade talks with the United States this week after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to hike tariffs on China, the Wall...
09:32, 05/06/2019

WRAPUP 6-U.S.: China reneged on trade commitments, sparking Trump tariff hike China backtracked on substantial commitments it made during trade talks with the United States, prompting President Donald Trump to impose additional ...
08:16, 05/07/2019

Chinese delegation to hold trade talks in U.S. amid tariff hike threat A Chinese delegation led by Vice Premier Liu He is expected to follow through on plans to visit the United States this week, amid U.S. plans to increa...
05:48, 05/07/2019

U.S. Customs agency allows grace period for goods subject to China tariff hike U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff increase to 25 percent from 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese goods will not apply to U.S.-bound cargoes that...
23:48, 05/09/2019

Authorities post photos of woman’s sandals after being rescued from 10-mile hike When you’re on a hike, you should make sure to bring at least the right footwear. Well for one hiker that wasn’t the case. Buzz60’s ...
00:32, 05/03/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold firms as risk appetite dips on Trump's tariff-hike threat Gold prices steadied on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to hike tariffs on Chinese imports re-kindled trade tensions between the two c...
08:16, 05/07/2019

Colombian army denies pushing officers to hike rebel, criminal death toll Colombia's army on Monday denied putting pressure on high-ranking officers to sharply increase the number of rebels and gang members killed or capture...
21:32, 05/20/2019

Shares in Asia trade mixed as European central bank delays rate hike Stocks in Asia were mixed in early trade on Friday as the European Central Bank said it would delay its first post-crisis interest rate hike till at l...
05:00, 06/07/2019

China's Liu He will have dinner with Trump trade negotiators hours before tariff hike takes effect Liu He will dine with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and other U.S. officials as the Trump administration and China try to reach a trade ...
15:48, 05/09/2019

Euro rises as ECB pushes back rate hike deadline; raises inflation forecast The euro climbed higher against the dollar after the ECB said it would delay its first post-crisis interest rate hike until at least the middle of nex...
15:32, 06/06/2019

Trump vows new tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal on Sunday by saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion w...
04:16, 05/06/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares near 2-month lows ahead of looming U.S. tariff hike Asian shares inched up from two-month lows on Friday just hours ahead of the Trump administration's plan to raise tariffs on Chinese imports as invest...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Retailers RH, Oxford Industries plan to hike prices to soften the impact of China tariffs Retailers RH and Oxford Industries revealed major steps, including shifting production out of China and raising prices, to cushion the impact of the t...
15:48, 06/13/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock futures fall as Trump's tariff hike on China looms U.S. stock futures turned negative and Asian shares pared gains on Friday as global investors waited nervously to see if Washington would suspend its ...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Asia shares sink to six-week low as clock ticks toward U.S. tariff hike on Chinese goods Asian shares fell to six-week lows on Thursday as tensions rose ahead of last ditch U.S.-China trade talks which could sharply alter the direction of ...
06:32, 05/09/2019

WRAPUP 3-Chinese reversal prompts Trump to impose new tariff hike as markets fall China backtracked on substantial commitments it had made during trade talks with the United States, prompting President Donald Trump to impose additio...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Teva drops 16% after states accuse drugmaker of conspiring to hike generic drug prices Forty-four U.S. states, led Connecticut Attorney General William Tong, claim 20 drug companies, including Teva, "systematically" divided up the market...
19:48, 05/13/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares turn south after Trump vows tariff hike Asian equities tumbled, oil prices plunged and the safe-haven yen strengthened early on Monday as trade negotiations between China and the United Stat...
06:00, 05/06/2019

Climate change: ‘A moral, ethical and economic imperative’ to slow global warming say UN leaders, calling for more action It is nothing less than a “moral, ethical and economic imperative” to take more action to mitigate the existential threat posed by climate change, sai...
23:48, 05/09/2019

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock futures fall as Trump's tariff hike on China looms U.S. stock futures turned negative and Asian shares pared gains on Friday as global investors waited nervously to see if Washington would suspend its ...
06:32, 05/10/2019

Pelosi doubts Trump will strike a trade deal with China this week as tariff hike looms House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she "never believed that the Chinese were going to honor what they said they were going to do" as part of a trade agre...
20:48, 05/08/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares pull up from 2-month lows ahead of looming U.S. tariff hike Asian shares inched up from two-month lows on Friday, hours ahead of the Trump administration's plan to raise tariffs on Chinese imports, as investors...
06:00, 05/10/2019

WRAPUP 2-Trump tariff hike leaves U.S.-China trade deal in limbo as markets fall U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to increase tariffs on Chinese goods left prospects for a deal to end a trade war between the world's two largest...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Investigations will not hold up debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: White House official Despite the president's claim that "you can't investigate and legislate simultaneously," certain must-pass pieces of legislation -- includin...
21:16, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump vows new tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal by announcing on Sunday he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billi...
02:16, 05/06/2019

How to slow Leonard? 76ers' Brown knows it won't be easy 'He gets more dominant': 76ers coach Brett Brown raves about Raptors' Kawhi Leonard, his former pupil       &...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Border South review: slow train to US border purgatory Raúl Pastrana’s compassionate film rides with a Nicaraguan migrant trying to cross into America, and a US researcher seeking traces of others who neve...
01:16, 06/09/2019

'Slow-motion disaster' along Arkansas River: Every large community will see major flooding within 7-10 days The National Weather Service says every large community along the Arkansas River will see major or record flooding within the next week to 10 days. &...
00:16, 05/30/2019

Rich states, poor states: How a federal minimum wage hike would widen the gap With growing enthusiasm for lifting the federal minimum wage in Congress, it’s time to consider some data on wages and differences in the cost of livi...
22:16, 06/03/2019

Circular economy: What goes around comes around Traditional economics has faced troubling questions since the 2008 financial crash, though its "linear" version remains dominant. Now some believe cir...
14:48, 05/24/2019

The Fed Needs to Be the Adult in the Economy Alongside full employment and stable prices, the Federal Reserve has another, lesser known mandate: to be the adult in the economy, writes Greg Ip. Th...
18:48, 06/12/2019

If the Economy Booms, Thank Software A shift has taken place in the economy in recent years: Productivity and growth increasingly flow not from equipment, buildings or hardware, but from ...
18:32, 05/29/2019

The future of the creator economy Content creators are grabbing the attention previously allocated to traditional media, and changing video, consumer habits -- and  consumer spending.R...
14:32, 05/02/2019

Want to win in the gig economy? Think big, diversify and know your worth Danny Brewer started as a mobile DJ and now runs four inter-related small businesses, making the gig economy work for him.     &#...
19:48, 05/15/2019

Venezuela gives a rare look at its economy Venezuela's economy is in shambles and the country has plunged into political chaos. The dysfunction is so great that basic economic data has been har...
11:00, 05/30/2019

Is the U.S. economy about to contract? Three charts say maybe not Weak U.S. hiring data led investors to raise bets on Friday the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut interest rates later this year to stave off a recession....
22:48, 06/07/2019

A hesitating but happy economy News of high April employment growth along with strong first-quarter numbers on labor productivity felt better than a grand slam in the bottom of the ...
23:16, 05/08/2019

Consumers help German economy to rebound in Q1 BERLIN (AP) — Official figures show that the German economy returned to growth in the first quarter of 2019 on the back of solid consumer spending and...
11:16, 05/15/2019

The economy isn't getting better for most Americans. But there is a fix | Heather Boushey US economic data leaves us in the dark. If we don’t change the way we measure such progress, we’re unlikely to have much of it• Read our entire Broken...
21:32, 05/01/2019

Fed's Powell commits to 'act as appropriate' to defend U.S. economy U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Tuesday the central bank will "act as appropriate" in response to risks posed by a trade war, rema...
17:32, 06/04/2019

U.S. Economy Remained Robust in First Quarter U.S. economic growth remained robust in the first quarter, although fresh government data showed less business investment, a decline in corporate prof...
01:32, 05/31/2019

How to Make Dramatic Forecasts Despite the Economy See why the 5-year rally in Indian stocks was in the cards regardless of India's politics -- and learn why President Modi's recent victory also was ha...
16:48, 06/12/2019

The Economy Is Strong and Inflation Is Low. That’s What Worries the Fed. The Fed’s struggle to coax inflation to its 2 percent target signals the faltering of a foundational economic relationship. That could create a proble...
12:00, 05/21/2019

11 mind-blowing facts about the US economy The United States is the world's largest economy. Here are 11 surprising facts about the US economy, from its near-record economic growth to the mind-...
05:16, 05/28/2019

Italy’s Precarious Economy Again Threatens the E.U. Once again, Italy and the E.U. are headed toward confrontation. They fought a protracted battle last year over the impact of Italy’s budget on i...
15:16, 06/13/2019

U.S. Economy Grew at 3.2% Rate in First Quarter The U.S. economy roared back in the first quarter, growing at a rapid pace despite multiple headwinds, suggesting the current expansion has more room ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

What are the NEDC fuel economy tests? Tips & advice 4 Jun, 2019 Get up to date with NEDC fuel economy tests, including how they were conducted, what was wrong with them and h...
21:00, 06/04/2019

US economy grew at solid 3.1% rate in Q1 WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.1% rate in the first three months of the year, but much of that gain was based on temporary facto...
15:16, 05/30/2019

Industrial Earnings Are as Mixed as the Economy Some markets are challenged, others are complicated by idiosyncratic issues and still others are pitched as second-half turnaround stories. Plus more ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

A Firefighting Game That Makes Fun Of The Gig Economy Embr’s house groaned as fire licked away at its supports. Collapse was imminent. With a panicking resident slung over my shoulder, I sprinted for a se...
02:16, 06/14/2019

U.S. economy accelerates in Q1, but momentum slowing U.S. economic growth accelerated in the first quarter, but inflation pressures were much weaker than initially thought, supporting a recent decision b...
16:32, 05/30/2019

Gallup: Most Iranians see local economy getting worse A Gallup World Poll showed Tuesday that most Iranians see their economy as worse off since the U.S. decision a year ago to leave the Iran nuclear deal...
00:32, 06/12/2019

Economy Appears To Have Slowed Down, Says Finance Ministry India's economy appears to have slowed down slightly in 2018-19, department of economic affairs under the Ministry of Finance said in a monthly econom...
20:00, 05/02/2019

The US economy is about to break a record. These 11 charts show why The United States is nearing its longest economic expansion on record, but the recovery was gradual and uneven for many Americans. Here's how far it h...
21:32, 06/07/2019

The rise of the sharing economy and the decline of inflation What if, by waving a magic wand, people worldwide could suddenly get 10% more activity from the existing stock of cars, houses, and manufacturing plan...
03:48, 05/04/2019

Biden says Trump is going to 'squander' the economy he got from Obama PHILADELPHIA — Former Vice President Joe Biden ripped into Donald Trump during his rally in Philadelphia Saturday afternoon, saying that the president...
21:48, 05/18/2019

UK economy shrinks after Brexit car factory shutdowns Vehicle output falls by 24% as firms including BMW and Peugeot pause productionThe British economy shrank in April amid a dramatic decline in car prod...
13:16, 06/10/2019

How much damage are Trump’s tariffs doing to the Chinese economy? Chinese exports to the US have been subject to the Trump tariffs since last July. According to the US President, this is wrecking the Chinese economy ...
15:16, 05/16/2019

Why the Future of Brazil’s Economy Rides on Pensions Latin America’s largest economy, Brazil, is at a crossroads. Fixing its public finances could open the door to a virtuous cycle of expansion; failing ...
01:32, 05/01/2019

Trade and the economy have become the new roller coaster for markets Trade could be a big factor for markets in the week ahead, but investors will also be attuned to fresh inflation data and the bond market, which is fl...
01:48, 05/25/2019

Europe says Spain’s economy is doing better than Germany’s. That’s absurd. The nonsense idea that Spain’s economy doesn’t need any more help is really just an excuse not to help it. Policymakers might be able to convince them...
14:32, 05/21/2019

Identity governance and administration for the healthcare gig economy As the gig economy continues to expand, healthcare organizations face electronic health information privacy and security concerns that can leave them ...
16:16, 05/30/2019

Asian Americans keep winning in the Trump economy May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which honors the remarkable accomplishments of Americans of Asian and Pacific Islander heri...
12:32, 05/11/2019

U.S. economy 1st quarter growth adjusted down to 3.1 percent The economy grew at a slightly slower rate in the first quarter than first reported, with the Bureau of Economic Analysis saying the real gross domest...
20:16, 05/30/2019

'False dawn' for UK economy at start of 2019 A strong start for the UK economy this year - partly caused by Brexit stockpiling - is likely to prove a "false dawn" as uncertainty weighs on growth,...
09:16, 04/29/2019

Fed keeps interest rates steady as U.S. economy motors along The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday as policymakers took heart in continued U.S. job gains and economic growth and held out ho...
01:00, 05/02/2019

Cannes critics warm to Ken Loach's dig at gig economy With the tale of a family unraveling under the pressure of their precarious jobs, Ken Loach's latest Cannes entry takes aim at the gig economy model d...
21:16, 05/17/2019

Singapore rated world's most competitive economy Singapore took the top spot as the world's most competitive economy led by an advanced technological infrastructure, a skilled workforce, favorable im...
00:16, 05/31/2019

Economy Week Ahead: Consumer Confidence, GDP In the week ahead, the U.S. will see fresh figures on consumer confidence, personal spending and inflation. The Commerce Department will also release ...
00:32, 05/28/2019

Factories Throttle Back, Pressuring U.S. Economy Factories have shifted into low gear after a year of record output and big job gains, putting additional pressure on a U.S. economy that already is ex...
17:16, 06/09/2019

Even criminals are suffering in Venezuela’s failing economy CARACAS, Venezuela — The feared street gangster El Negrito sleeps with a pistol under his pillow and says he’s lost track of his murder count. But des...
22:48, 05/28/2019

AZ Chamber: Tariffs on Mexico will hurt US economy As President Trump threatens to impose tariffs on goods imported from Mexico, the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry says consumers will pay the...
07:16, 06/01/2019

How the hustle and gig economy is choking the middle class Full-time gig workers won't be recognized as full-fledged employees — at Uber, Lyft and elsewhere — anytime soon. The DOL says they aren't e...
18:48, 05/04/2019

Economy In ''Disastrous Phase Of Slowdown'': P Chidambaram Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday said macro economic indicators confirm that the Indian economy has entered a "disastrous phase of sl...
23:16, 05/08/2019

What impact could oil tanker attacks have on global economy? Strait of Hormuz incidents underline threat hanging over busy shipping laneTwo oil tankers attacked in Gulf of OmanAttacks targeting two oil tankers i...
17:16, 06/13/2019

Fed policymakers promise response if U.S. economy slows Signs that the economy is losing momentum hung over a Federal Reserve summit for a second straight day as policymakers hinted they would be ready to c...
18:32, 06/05/2019

Fed Vice Chair Says U.S. Economy 'Is In a Very Good Place' Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida said the U.S. economy is “in a very good place” and he doesn’t see any need to change the central bank’s...
14:32, 05/05/2019

Fear of Intensifying Trade War Ricochets Through Economy Stocks fell for a second day after the Trump administration repeated its pledge to raise tariffs on Chinese imports this week. Business owners braced ...
02:48, 05/08/2019

Report: U.S. economy grows 3.2 percent, best in 6 years The growth of the U.S. economy in the first quarter beat analyst predictions and recorded its best performance in six years, according to government f...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Supply Side of the Economy Is Flashing Strength Signs are emerging that the supply side of the economy—the workers and the tools and machines they use to produce goods—is becoming energized, improvi...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Fed is prepared to act to save U.S. economy from trade war, Powell says Calls have escalated in recent days for the central bank to cut interest rates to help boost the economy and counter the negative impacts from trade b...
22:32, 06/04/2019

South Africa’s economy plummets by most in about a decade JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa says its economy dropped by the largest amount in about a decade, hurting newly elected President Cyril RamaphosaR...
13:16, 06/04/2019

Economy could be weaker than expected, and the reason is manufacturing Industrial production was negative for the first quarter since the third quarter of 2017, and that could signal weaker economic growth than some econo...
20:16, 04/28/2019

After Record-Long Expansion, Here's What Could Knock the Economy Off Course The U.S. economy has reached a 10-year milestone, and experts see the growth continuing. But looming risks include trade wars, interest-rate mistakes ...
10:16, 06/04/2019

What's The Best Under-Seat Bag For Low Cost and Basic Economy Air Travel? As air travel sheds its final vestiges of dignity and customer service, we’re all going to have to start getting used to either paying more, or travel...
01:32, 05/21/2019

EU says reneging on Brexit bill would damage UK economy Budget chief linked £39bn divorce bill to UK retaining beneficial relationship with blocA UK government led by Boris Johnson could not be dragged thro...
20:16, 06/13/2019

China’s trade rep says ‘external pressures’ can help economy BEIJING (AP) — Chinese media say the country’s top trade negotiator has told a forum in Shanghai that “external pressures” can help ...
12:00, 06/13/2019

Brazil's economy contraction more likely after industry collapse Output tumbled 1.3 percent in March, its worst reading in six months. In the 12 months through March, Brazil’s industrial production contracted for th...
20:48, 05/03/2019

Opinion: Slow down, Browns — you're a long way from becoming 'the new Patriots' The Browns (7-8-1 last season) have had 11 consecutive losing seasons and missed the playoffs 16 years in a row. Their last playoff win: 1994 season. ...
18:48, 05/08/2019

Busted Myth: “Fed Controls Economy” and “Manipulates Markets” There's a widespread belief that the Fed holds the levers which guide the economy and maneuvers markets. But the evidence shows that this is simply no...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Lack of innovation is 'Achilles heel' for China's economy, Xi says A lack of innovation is China's "Achilles heel", President Xi Jinping warned in an article given high prominence by state media on Thursday, where he ...
09:16, 05/16/2019

Four charts show how much China's economy has changed in 30 years Anyone who wants to understand the new, global assertiveness from Beijing would be well served to look at China's economic transformation since 1...
06:32, 06/05/2019

Apprenticeships are critical to America’s future as a knowledge economy An exciting trend is emerging in the US workforce: over half a million workers are using apprenticeships to acquire valuable experience and a pathway ...
20:48, 05/19/2019

China's Xi says economy positioned to meet all challenges: Xinhua Chinese President Xi Jinping said the country's economy is stable, healthy and well placed to meet all risks and challenges, according to a transcript...
03:32, 06/05/2019

Budget: From Slowing Growth To Low Demand, Key Challenges For The Economy Analysts, investors and economists expect the government to address these concerns in its upcoming full-year Budget, scheduled to be presented in Parl...
13:32, 06/14/2019

Fed's Williams Says It's 'Good' Economy Can Have Strong Job Market Without Inflation New York Fed leader John Williams said Monday the central bank’s views on how low the unemployment rate can go without sparking inflation have evolved...
06:48, 05/21/2019

US added only 75,000 jobs in May as economy shows signs of slowing Job creation numbers came in below expectations, causing economists to predict that Fed will begin cutting interest ratesGrowth in the US employment m...
20:00, 06/07/2019

Ash dieback expected to cost British economy nearly £15bn Biggest cost of tree disease will be loss of benefits such as clean air and water, study findsAn invasive fungal disease killing ash trees will cost t...
00:00, 05/07/2019

Weak U.S. employment report raises red flag on economy U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreading...
22:48, 06/07/2019

Solid U.S. retail sales offer economy some respite U.S. retail sales increased in May and sales for the prior month were revised higher, suggesting a pick-up in consumer spending that could ease fears ...
17:32, 06/14/2019

China's Economy Shows Fresh Signs of Weakness Chinese economic data on industrial output and investment added to evidence of a slowdown that some economists said risks breaching the government’s 6...
23:48, 06/14/2019

China's Economy Was Losing Steam Even Before Trump's New Tariffs Economic activity in China cooled across the board last month, undoing a brief surge earlier in the year and raising questions about the vitality of t...
12:16, 05/15/2019

UK economy shrank as Brexit deadline disrupted manufacturing LONDON (AP) — Britain’s economy got off to a poor start in the second quarter, shrinking by 0.4% in April compared to the previous month, as the...
13:32, 06/10/2019

Trump jawbones Fed on rates, wishing for rocket-like economy President Donald Trump on Tuesday launched his latest salvo at the Federal Reserve, saying the U.S. economy could go "up like a rocket" if the central...
21:32, 04/30/2019

Americans are old and having fewer kids. That's a huge risk to the economy America's population is aging and Millennials are having fewer kids than older generations did. That's a risk to the US economy that is not receiving ...
06:32, 05/29/2019

UK economy shrinks as Brexit and leadership race grind on The U.K. is looking increasingly in limbo when it comes to its political and economic life as the country awaits a new prime minister and the outcome ...
16:32, 06/10/2019

UK economy slides in April after Brexit car plant shutdowns Britain's economy contracted sharply in April after the biggest fall in car production since records began, as manufacturers were unable to rever...
16:32, 06/10/2019

Trump-era economy: A rising tide is lifting all boats The central theme of Democratic campaigns this year is that American capitalism doesn’t work for the working man, and so we need to replace it, or at ...
11:32, 05/06/2019

Strong U.S. retail sales improve economy's fortunes U.S. retail sales increased in May and sales for the prior month were revised higher, suggesting a pick-up in consumer spending that eased fears the e...
20:00, 06/14/2019

Boost in exports will lead economy 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 ex...
06:00, 05/22/2019

Can Someone Good at the Economy Please Help, My Big Gaudy Apartment Building Is Dying President Donald Trump’s golden Manhattan skyscraper is ostensibly the flagship property of the Trump family’s global empire. But, according to an ana...
18:16, 05/14/2019

World Bank downgrades its forecast for global economy WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Bank is downgrading its forecast for the global economy in light of trade conflicts, financial strains and unexpectedly sh...
22:32, 06/04/2019

Setback for Bolsonaro as Brazil's economy heads for contraction Brazil’s economy shrank in the first quarter, a key Central Bank activity index showed, dealing a setback to President Jair Bolsonaro’s pledge to acce...
17:00, 05/15/2019

Trump Has a Strong Economy to Proclaim. In Wisconsin, It Just Might Work. With good job creation and low unemployment, the president may have a winning message — if he can stay on it — in crucial swing counties near the Miss...
00:48, 05/12/2019

Elizabeth Warren Has Lots of Plans. Together, They Would Remake the Economy. Ms. Warren could face a difficult path to winning over moderates, but by pushing out so many proposals so early, she is forcing her Democratic rivals ...
01:48, 06/11/2019

Dollar Slips as Europe's Economy Shows Improvement The dollar fell after new data showed the eurozone economy grew at a faster pace at the start of 2019, lifting the value of the euro relative to the U...
20:00, 04/30/2019

We expect the global economy to have a pick up, says UBS's Alli McCartney Alli McCartney, managing director at UBS Private Wealth Management, and Sarat Sethi, portfolio manager and equity analyst at Douglas C. Lane & Associa...
03:48, 04/29/2019

India's Modi will need to hit the ground running with economy, Pakistan From a shortage of job opportunities and a stuttering economy to tense ties with old foe Pakistan, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will face a hos...
13:48, 05/23/2019

Strong economy boon to Trump’s re-election A new round of robust economic indicators is offering fresh evidence of a strong economy and giving President Donald Trump a big political advantage j...
12:48, 05/04/2019

Voters weigh in on Trump's handling of economy A new round of positive economic indicators is giving President Donald Trump a significant political advantage just as the 2020 presidential election ...
12:48, 05/04/2019

Risk to Turkey’s Economy Deepens With New Istanbul Election President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government is spending billions to prop up the currency amid new economic turmoil. The question is how long it can la...
16:16, 05/17/2019

German government lowers tax estimate as economy flags BERLIN (AP) — The German government is preparing for a smaller rise in tax revenue as growth in Europe’s biggest economy wanes. Finance Minister...
17:32, 05/09/2019

China confirms economy czar going to Washington for talks BEIJING (AP) — China’s government has confirmed its economy czar will go to Washington as scheduled this week for trade negotiations despite Pre...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Brexit Sage: Deflation and the "Generational Weakening" of the U.K. Economy In this interview, EWI's Murray Gunn shows Dana Weeks the evidence of a U.K. property decline -- and explains the big-picture meaning for mood and the...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Eurozone Economy Slows as Demand for Exports Stalls Europe’s economic recovery appears to be stalling amid flagging international demand for its exports, according to a closely-watched business survey t...
07:48, 05/24/2019

How Trump tariffs on China and Mexico could hurt US economy WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s escalating tariffs on imports to the United States have begun to amount to serious money — and potent...
18:32, 06/06/2019

Trump says the US economy can sizzle if the Fed slashes interest rates. Is he right? Trump says a big Fed rate cut and a new bond buying stimulus would lift the economy. Analysts say it would provide a modest lift but increase risks &...
15:32, 05/02/2019

Key Sector of Economy Is Slowing, But Economists Think It May Be a Good Thing Growth in the services industries slowed for the second month in a row, but analysts think it could be a sign the economy is settling into a steady pa...
19:48, 05/03/2019

Putin Aims to Revive the Economy With a Plan. And Pianos. As Russian officials unveil a spending plan aimed at doubling growth in its troubled economy, critics see a $400 billion effort in Soviet-era planning...
21:48, 06/05/2019

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 ...
14:32, 05/10/2019

U.S. inflation picks up; slowing economy likely to curb rise U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, which could support the Federal Reserve's contention that recent low inflation readi...
17:32, 05/31/2019

U.S. CEO group says rising U.S.-China tariffs could hurt economy Business Roundtable, a group of U.S. corporate chief executive officers, said on Friday it was concerned that rising U.S.-China tariffs will hurt the ...
22:32, 05/10/2019

Opinion: New Signs That India's Economy - and Credibility - Is In Crisis Now, Arvind Subramanian, a well-regarded economist who was till last year one of PM Narendra Modi's most senior advisers, has argued in a Harvard work...
08:48, 06/13/2019

Trump’s malignant nonsense on trade undermines our economy President Trump on Friday placed significant taxes on American consumers, effectively invited Chinese retaliation against American exporters, and weak...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Tensions Between US, China Are "Threat For World Economy", Says IMF Chief The head of the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday that fresh trade tensions between the United States and China were the main threat to the wor...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Payment secrets hidden in the global gaming economy If you are a company in the gaming space, you need to make it a priority to ensure you are delivering a best-in-class payments experience to your part...
19:00, 05/04/2019

Economy in focus as India's PM Modi begins his second term Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take his oath of office on Thursday along with his ministers, including for the first time the powerful chief...
14:32, 05/30/2019

Mexican economy minister says impact of tariffs would hit all 50 U.S. states Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Monday that the tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to place on Mexican exports woul...
02:48, 06/04/2019

Despite booming economy, millions of Americans still on hard times The recession and financial crisis of 2008 never ended for many cash-strapped Americans. While the economy and stock market are booming, and many Amer...
05:00, 05/26/2019

Are Americans benefiting from the strong economy? A Fed report raises questions Almost 4 in 10 people wouldn't be able to cover a $400 emergency, according to the Federal Reserve report that lays out the everyday concerns that wor...
02:32, 05/24/2019

French prime minister vows to continue reforming economy PARIS (AP) — France’s prime minister says the government of President Emmanuel Macron plans to keep reforming the economy and will look at unemp...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Trump's China trade war risks damaging US economy, says OECD Intensification of tariff dispute also likely to knock almost $600bn off world economyDonald Trump has been warned by the west’s most influential econ...
13:00, 05/21/2019

China's Vice Premier Liu He calls for more measures to support economy Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, sugg...
12:32, 06/13/2019

Venezuela's Central Bank Releases Data on Dire Economy Venezuela’s economy contracted 19.2% in the first nine months of 2018 from the year-earlier period, as private consumption fell sharply and inflation ...
06:32, 05/29/2019

China is making more air conditioners, and that's a good sign for the economy: Citi Production of air-conditioners and other home appliances is ramping up in China. Citi says that is a good sign for the world's second-largest eco...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Trade-war crop rout imperils government's bid to revive economy President Mauricio Macri needs a bumper fall harvest worth more than US$20 billion in export revenue to pick the economy off the floor and give him fu...
18:32, 05/16/2019

U.S. economy grew 3.2 percent in early 2019, smashing expectations The strong growth at the start of the year was mainly driven by a smaller trade deficit and businesses beefing up their inventories, factors that aren...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Economy Week Ahead: Eurozone PMI, New- and Existing-Home Sales In the week ahead, surveys of purchasing managers in the eurozone are released. In the U.S., data on existing- and new-home sales and durable goods or...
15:16, 05/20/2019

Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be ...
04:00, 06/11/2019

Right or Left: Can Australia's election winner revive a slowing economy? Australians have a choice between tax cuts and greater public spending when they vote in a general election on Saturday, the starkest distinction in e...
09:16, 05/16/2019

GOP leaders: Economy helped remove kids from TennCare rolls NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Top Republican elected officials in Tennessee say their state’s improved economy is partly why at least 128,000 children...
22:16, 06/12/2019

India’s Economy Needs Tougher Reform. How Will Modi Use His Election Mandate? Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a historic second five-year term — with a single-party majority — for the Bharatiya Janata Party th...
00:00, 05/26/2019

DOJ Antitrust Chief Stresses Role of Competition in Digital Economy The Justice Department’s top antitrust official said he would act to protect competition in the digital marketplace, his first public remarks since ne...
21:00, 06/11/2019

World economy rebound thrown into doubt by escalating trade war Fears that companies will shelve investment, consumers will cut spending and stocks will slide have been revived after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s f...
23:16, 05/15/2019

Mnuchin to visit China soon as trade war clouds global economy U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday he will likely travel to China soon to continue talks as Washington and Beijing seek to resol...
21:16, 05/15/2019

Trump tells Pennsylvania voters that trade war has helped economy U.S. President Donald Trump, facing a potentially difficult path to winning a second term in November 2020, on Monday told supporters in Pennsylvania ...
06:48, 05/21/2019

NYAY Is Diesel For Indian Economy's Engine: Rahul Gandhi Congress president Rahul Gandhi Monday described the party's proposed ''NYAY'' minimum income guarantee scheme as a "diesel for the engine" of the Ind...
13:00, 04/29/2019

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 ...
05:48, 04/29/2019

Canadian economy up a measly 0.4% in Q1, but March data show promise The last three months of 2018 and first three months of 2019 were the weakest six-month stretch since 2015. But economists see signs of a pick-up in M...
16:32, 05/31/2019

U.S. services sector activity perks up; eases gloom over economy U.S. services sector activity expanded at a brisk pace in May and industries hired more workers, offering some respite for an economy that is slowing ...
19:00, 06/05/2019

The world economy is falling back into its post-crisis funk The bond market seems to be forecasting the kind of low-growth, low-interest-rate equilibrium that just doesn’t leave you with much margin for macroec...
11:32, 06/15/2019

German economy fends off recession, grows 0.4% in first quarter of 2019 Despite a poor end to 2018, the first quarter has seen a rise in GDP. The growth comes thanks to strong consumer spending and a boom in the constructi...
10:48, 05/15/2019

Economy in focus as India PM Modi starts second term without key aide Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take his oath of office on Thursday along with his ministers, though he suffered a setback at the start of hi...
10:32, 05/30/2019

Pelosi: Jobs report shows Trump 'hollowing out our economy' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the May Department of Labor report showing only 75,000 jobs were created “is a disturbing sign that the Administration...
17:48, 06/07/2019

The economy is slowing, but not as bad as Wednesday's private payrolls report suggests Economists say while the soft ADP number is an anomaly, they do think the job market is weakening and will worsen if Trump moves forward with tariffs....
20:48, 06/05/2019

Decarbonizing UK economy will cost 1 trillion pound, cannot be delayed - Hammond Britain cannot put off reducing greenhouse gas emissions but must be aware that the 1 trillion pound ($1.27 trillion) cost to the economy will limit o...
14:00, 06/07/2019

Solid US jobs report could allay fears of weakening economy WASHINGTON (AP) — With worries rising about trade wars and slower global growth, Friday’s jobs figures for May could serve as a reminder that th...
07:16, 06/07/2019

NDP reveals climate plan to ease transition to green economy The measures proposed range from subsidies for the purchase of electric vehicles to easier access to employment insurance for workers in industries th...
02:48, 06/01/2019

U.S. factory activity at two-and-half-year low, points to slowing economy U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to a 2-1/2-year low in April amid a sharp drop in new orders while construction spending unexpectedly fell in March...
01:00, 05/02/2019

The Economy Is Doing Well. That May Lead Trump to Escalate His Trade Fight With China Even More Few presidents have bragged as much about the stock market as Donald Trump. From the early days of his Administration, Trump has sought to boost Wall ...
13:48, 05/10/2019

The Economy Is Doing Well. That May Lead Trump to Escalate His Trade Fight With China Few presidents have bragged as much about the stock market as Donald Trump. From the early days of his Administration, Trump has sought to boost Wall ...
22:16, 05/09/2019

India Just Lost Its Title as World's Fastest-Growing Big Economy India’s gross-domestic-product expansion dipped below 6% last quarter, forcing it to surrender its title as the world’s fastest-growing large economy ...
17:32, 05/31/2019

Stockpiling boosted UK economy ahead of initial Brexit date LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that the British economy expanded by a solid quarterly rate of 0.5 percent in the first three months of the year a...
11:00, 05/10/2019

Economy adds 263,000 jobs in April, unemployment lowest in 50 years Unemployment has fallen to it’s lowest level since 1969. NBCNews.com The economy added a healthy 263,000 jobs in April, firmly beating analyst e...
17:32, 05/03/2019

Economy added 263,000 jobs in April, unemployment falls to 3.6%, new 50-year low Employers added 263,000 jobs in April, the Labor Department said. Economists had estimated 190,000 payroll gains.       ...
16:32, 05/03/2019

CNN Poll: Trump's approval rating on the economy hits a new high President Donald Trump hits a new high on his economic approval ratings in a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS, reaching 56% of Americans saying he's doi...
01:16, 05/03/2019

German trade decline raises fears over global economy Concern that trade tensions and Brexit uncertainty are weighing on world growthGerman exports and industrial output fell sharply in April, triggering ...
00:32, 06/08/2019

Let's Speculate About the Crazy Shit Donald Trump Will Do to Our Economy in the Next 18 Months Donald Trump, an incompetent buffoon, is basing his reelection campaign in large part on the strength of the U.S. economy. As our worsening trade war ...
23:16, 05/13/2019

The South's Economy Is Falling Behind: 'All of a Sudden the Money Stops Flowing' Policies that once drove the region’s growth—relatively low taxes and low wages that attracted factories and blue-collar jobs—have proven inadequate i...
09:48, 06/10/2019

Italy's ruling parties take aim at economy ministry over mini-BOTs Italy's coalition parties have pushed back against criticism of proposals to issue special government bonds to help pay state debts, highlighting grow...
23:16, 06/09/2019

Survey shows eurozone economy loses more momentum in April LONDON (AP) — A closely watched survey is showing that the 19-country eurozone economy lost further momentum in April. Financial information firm IHS ...
12:00, 05/06/2019

Trump approval at 51%, winning millennials, trusted more than Democrats on economy President Trump has crossed the critical 50% approval line needed to win reelection as millennials and independents are moving to embrace him, accordi...
18:16, 05/14/2019

It's great that you got a raise, but it just might hurt the stock market and the economy Bigger raises are starting to crimp corporate profit margins. Economists debate whether that will hurt stocks and the economy.    ...
15:32, 06/04/2019

The economy is booming, but Donald Trump can't stop talking about Russia Probably only President Donald Trump could simultaneously preside over the best economy in half a century and bring the nation closer to a constitutio...
21:32, 05/05/2019

Trump escalates trade war just as investors were starting to believe in stocks and economy again Professional investor positioning and sentiment now reflects a broad acceptance of a resilient U.S. economy and the chance for further upside in the i...
04:32, 05/06/2019

Fed's Rosengren: Ongoing Trade Squabbles Could Wound Global Economy Federal Reserve Bank of Boston leader Eric Rosengren said Monday the accelerating trade war between the U.S. and China is increasing the risk of somet...
07:48, 05/14/2019

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in ...
01:32, 06/03/2019

Launch of Green Economy London marks 7th hub in growing network Green Economy Canada is a network of hubs, currently all in Ontario, that allow businesses to set and achieve sustainability targets for energy, waste...
00:32, 05/14/2019

Technology drives Singapore's ranking as most competitive economy, knocking off US Advanced technological infrastructure and favourable immigration laws are amongst key factors that helped propel Singapore to pole position this year ...
12:00, 05/29/2019

Angela Merkel welcomed refugees to Germany. They’re starting to help the economy. In a tight labor market, asylum seekers are needed to fill jobs. And after spending billions of euros to accommodate the newcomers, Germany is beginni...
00:16, 05/06/2019

Kennedy on Trump's economy: Anyone else would be considered 'greatest president of the modern era' Fox Business' Kennedy took Democrats to task Monday for not giving President Trump the credit he deserves for the booming economy and explained the co...
03:32, 05/07/2019

The gig is up: America’s booming economy is built on hollow promises | Robert Reich Contract workers prop up big earners but under Trump’s anti-labor administration are ruthlessly exploited themselvesUber just filed its first quarterl...
13:32, 06/02/2019

India To Become 5 Trillion Dollar Economy By 2024: Hardeep Singh Puri India is set to become a five trillion dollar economy by 2024 and is likely to overtake the UK this year to become the fifth largest economy in the wo...
22:16, 06/14/2019

Chinese vice premier urges more support for economy amid trade war Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, sugg...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Mexico's Economy Minister to meet Wilbur Ross over U.S. tariff threat Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Sunday she would meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in Washington on Monday, two days be...
16:32, 06/02/2019

What is Uber? Forget the sharing economy – it's just a libertarian scam | Dominic Rushe There are plenty of reasons why Uber’s much-hyped share sale might fail – and many more why that could be a good thingSerf, noun: a laborer bound unde...
14:16, 05/09/2019

Modi Government Left Economy In "Dire Straits", Says Manmohan Singh Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said India is headed for an economic slowdown and accused the Modi government of leaving the economy in...
18:48, 05/05/2019

Confident of poll win, Modi's alliance promises to boost India's economy India's ruling coalition has promised to rev up growth, double farmers' income and boost infrastructure spending in the next five years after exit pol...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Larry Kudlow cheers on ‘totally awesome’ US economy after historic report An amped-up National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow cheered the “totally awesome” US economy in an official video that had the White House eco...
03:48, 05/05/2019

Trump hails ‘unbelievable’ economy amid historic jobs report President Trump hailed the “unbelievable” economy on Friday, calling the US the “envy of the world” amid an jobs report that s...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Crisis Shadow On India's Economy, Predicts Member Of PM Modi's Think Tank The Indian economy is running the risk of a structural crisis, and could soon be ensnared in a "middle-income trap", eventually becoming like Brazil o...
23:16, 05/08/2019

UK's Hammond: Backing a 'no deal' Brexit means deliberately harming economy British finance minister Philip Hammond will on Tuesday warn that those pushing for Britain to leave the European Union without a deal would be doing ...
02:48, 05/21/2019

Germany's economy minister proposes power tax cuts if there were tougher CO2 decisions German economy minister Peter Altmaier said he will support reducing or scrapping the so-called eco-tax on electricity to help consumers, should the g...
17:48, 06/05/2019

Kudlow says White House will be 'very aggressive' in China trade talks with US economy doing so well National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said Friday that the strength of the U.S. economy gives it leverage over China as the two countries tr...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Weak U.S. retail sales, industrial output point to slowing economy U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in April as households cut back on purchases of motor vehicles and a range of other goods, pointing to a slowdown ...
16:48, 05/15/2019

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in Californi...
12:48, 05/30/2019

New PNG leader 'taking back' economy, puts resources firms on notice Papua New Guinea's new prime minister pledged on Thursday to "tweak and turn" laws governing how natural resources are extracted to help lift the vast...
12:48, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be ...
04:00, 06/11/2019

Iranian economy collapsing as Trump administration tightens sanctions: report Iran is in a deep recession, with inflation at roughly 40 percent, due largely to U.S. sanctions. That would mark Iran’s highest inflation level since...
20:48, 04/30/2019

Trump 'owns' economy of 'astounding numbers,' not Obama or Biden, GOP ex-lawmaker says A former Republican congressman and current Trump campaign surrogate claimed President Trump, not the Obama-Biden administration, "owns" the economy i...
04:00, 05/28/2019

Weak U.S. retail sales, industrial output highlight slowing economy U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in April as households cut back on purchases of motor vehicles and a range of other goods, pointing to a slowdown ...
21:16, 05/15/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: #NoTobacco Day, China’s economy, family farming, #ClimateAction This Wednesday, we cover: the dangers of smoking for World No Tobacco Day; China’s creative economy; sustainability through family farming, floating c...
01:32, 05/30/2019

2020 Democrats embrace a $15 US minimum wage as they target Trump's economy Buoyed by activists who helped to push seven states to enact $15 wage floors, Democratic candidates have tossed aside caution about a sweeping nationw...
16:48, 06/09/2019

India Seen Losing Fastest Growing Major Economy Spot To China A Reuters survey of economists forecast growth slipped to 6.3 per cent annually in the three months ending in March, its slowest pace in six quarters...
14:48, 05/30/2019

Hollywood's boycott of Georgia over heartbeat bill could squeeze state's economy A boycott of Georgia spearheaded by actors and producers in the wake of the state’s new abortion restriction threatens to upend its position as the Ho...
09:00, 05/25/2019

India's Re-Elected Ruling Party Sticks to Gradual Actions on Economy The ruling party is planning gradual changes to the economy after winning back-to-back majorities, focusing on streamlining rather than overhauls many...
20:48, 05/30/2019

U.S. appeals court saves $210 million Hyundai-Kia fuel economy settlement A U.S. appeals court restored a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for hundreds of thousands of owners of Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors...
22:48, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. appeals court saves $210 mln Hyundai-Kia fuel economy settlement A U.S. appeals court restored a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for hundreds of thousands of owners of Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors...
00:48, 06/07/2019

Author of GIGGED, Sarah Kessler, is sharing her thoughts on the gig economy – tune in now! We’re coming to you live from day two of TNW 2019, our flagship conference in Amsterdam. Next up is an interview with Sarah Kessler, the deputy editor...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Chinese vice premier urges more support for economy as trade war bites Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, sugg...
11:32, 06/13/2019

In rare release of economy data, Venezuela reports sharp GDP contraction The government of President Nicolas Maduro halted the publication of economic indicators in 2015 as the OPEC nation's socialist system began to u...
15:16, 05/30/2019

WRAPUP 3-Weak U.S. retail sales, industrial output highlight slowing economy U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in April as households cut back on purchases of motor vehicles and a range of other goods, pointing to a slowdown ...
21:48, 05/15/2019

Illegal immigrants can hurt US economy, professor argues, prompting calls for his firing A college professor in Georgia is drawing criticism for his online comments about illegal immigrants, including his contention that people in the U.S....
13:16, 06/08/2019

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 pr...
08:48, 04/29/2019

Vice Chair Clarida: If economy slows, Fed will implement policy to keep it in a 'good place' He said he will be watching current conditions, in particular the trade war and the inverted yield curve in the bond market, for clues about where the...
20:32, 06/04/2019

Trump's labor department is giving the gig economy a carte blanche | Ross Barkan Tech companies shouldn’t be free to abuse their workforce without real government oversight. But that is exactly what is happeningTwo days before May ...
17:48, 05/06/2019

'Big stick' energy bill: Coalition MP wants economy-wide power to break up big companies Keith Pitt says laws that target price-gouging energy companies should be extended to all big businessesThe Nationals MP Keith Pitt has broken ranks t...
01:16, 06/11/2019

Majority of Americans approve of Trump's handling of economy, credit his policies: Poll A majority of Americans approve of how President Trump has handled the economy, feel confident about their personal finances, and believe Trump's poli...
01:48, 05/23/2019

Vulnerable Cory Gardner warns Trump's Mexico tariffs will wreck economy GOP Sen. Cory Gardner is raising the alarm about President Donald Trump’s tariff threat just three days before the president’s proposed new penalties ...
19:48, 06/07/2019

Germany shrugs off recession fears, but China's economy stumbles - business live Germany’s economy has returned to growth, but Chinese retail spending growth has slowed sharplyLatest: Chinese retail sales growth hits 16-year lowInt...
11:16, 05/15/2019

US economy grew at solid 3.1% rate in Q1 but economists see significant slowdown in current quarter WASHINGTON (AP) — US economy grew at solid 3.1% rate in Q1 but economists see significant slowdown in current quarter....
15:16, 05/30/2019

Sarah Sanders: 'Truly mind-boggling' how people can choose socialism with Trump's economy White House press secretary Sarah Sanders expressed disbelief on Saturday at the fact that Democrats pushed "socialism" while living under President D...
08:00, 05/05/2019

Economy added 263,000 jobs in April, unemployment falls to lowest level since 1969 The economy added a healthy 263,000 jobs in April, firmly beating analyst expectations of 190,000, according to Friday’s monthly snapshot from the Dep...
01:48, 05/05/2019

Brazil economy minister threatens to quit if pension reform diluted: report Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes threatened to step down in an interview published on Friday if his ambitious plans to overhaul the country's so...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Unveiling 'wellbeing' budget, New Zealand earmarks $2.5 billion spending in slowing economy New Zealand on Thursday unveiled a $2.5-billion spending package under a much-hyped 'Wellbeing' budget, prioritizing mental health and alleviating chi...
10:32, 05/30/2019

Abortion Fight or Strong Economy? For G.O.P., Cultural Issues Undercut 2020 Message The longstanding verity that Americans vote with their pocketbook may be tested in the presidential election like never before, as Trump injects cultu...
12:00, 05/19/2019

A Hollywood boycott over anti-abortion law would hurt the film industry and Georgia's economy A contentious anti-abortion bill proposed in Georgia is throwing Hollywood into turmoil as it mulls over how to respond. A potential boycott of Gerogi...
20:32, 06/02/2019

The Trump economy is hurting most Americans. Statistics won't fool voters | Robert Reich If Democrats speak to the practical economic needs of Americans, they’ll have a chance to win against Trump in 2020The award for this year’s Biggest B...
13:16, 05/19/2019

Trump's threat to sharply increase tariffs would hit China's economy like a sucker punch AP If the US hikes tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25%, as President Donald Trump and his trade representatives have threatened, th...
04:16, 05/08/2019

U.S. Treasury secretary plans China visit as trade war clouds world economy U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday he will likely travel to China soon to continue talks as Washington and Beijing seek to resol...
00:48, 05/16/2019

UK economy 'close to stagnation' as Brexit uncertainty hits demand - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including new healthchecks on the world’s service sector companiesUK PMI slips closer to s...
11:00, 06/05/2019

Hunt: Copy Trump's tax cuts and use no deal Brexit cash to boost economy Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he would use the UK's no-deal Brexit "war chest" and copy Donald Trump's tax-cutting agenda to "turbo-c...
14:16, 06/06/2019

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, ...
23:16, 06/04/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold steady as global economy fears buoy safe-haven assets Gold held steady on Wednesday as worries about the global economic outlook kept investors focused on safe-haven assets, with no signs of an easing in ...
04:32, 05/29/2019

White House economist: Jobs report shows risks to economy, but still reasons for optimism Top Trump economic adviser Kevin Hassett said that Friday’s jobs report indicates higher risks to the economy but that he remains hopeful job growth w...
02:00, 06/08/2019

Bernie Sanders’ plan to empower workers could revolutionise Britain’s economy | Mathew Lawrence Giving employees a stake in firms would reshape power: this could be the start of a transatlantic challenge to neoliberalismProgressives are no longer...
17:32, 06/03/2019

The fate of Trump’s economy now hinges on the Federal Reserve, the agency the president called ‘crazy’ The Fed’s consideration of an interest-rate cut to counter the president’s trade war puts the central bank and its chair — which have prioritized inde...
04:00, 06/08/2019

Trump's got US economy booming, Bill Maher admits in exchange with 2020 Dem: 'We can't ignore that fact' "Real Time" host Bill Maher was placed in a strange position on Friday night's show. The liberal comedian found himself acknowledging President Trump'...
09:00, 05/11/2019

German economy minister urges United States, China to resolve trade dispute Germany hopes that an escalation of the trade dispute between the United States and China can be avoided, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Mond...
21:32, 05/06/2019

Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump lead pivot to economy, White House successes Senior White House advisers Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner this week took the lead in pivoting the focus of the administration to the economy and Pres...
11:48, 05/02/2019

China calls out big state firms, others on pollution violations amid slowing economy fears China has publicly accused dozens of firms, including some of its biggest state enterprises, of exceeding pollution limits and breaching monitoring st...
11:48, 05/21/2019

White House Report Card: As 2020 nears, Trump riding booming economy A lot happened this week on President Trump’s watch, but it was the continued booming economy and job creation that helped out on his weekly White Hou...
21:16, 05/04/2019

Market selloff: Wall Street joins rout as trade war hits US economy - business live Financial markets hit as tensions between Beijing and Washington escalate, and fears of a no-deal Brexit riseLatest: US PMI hits three-year lowWall St...
17:48, 05/23/2019

Modi's party promises to boost India's economy; Congress calls exit polls fake India's ruling coalition has promised to rev up growth, double farmers' income and boost infrastructure spending in the next five years, after exit po...
16:16, 05/22/2019