Stories about Markets

Jul 05 2018

Mexican president-elect reaches out to Trump, seeks NAFTA deal

Much remains to be determined about how Lopez Obrador's often nebulous campaign proposals will manifest themselves in government. "We are going to change this rotten, c...

Jul 04 2018

Iran, world powers to have first nuclear meet since Trump pullout

The Administration's stated goal is to deter Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei from pursuing ballistic missile development and to curtail its support for Shii...

Jul 04 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel hangs onto power after last-minute deal over immigration

Seehofer and Merkel are in a dispute over Germany's asylum policy. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Interior Minister Horst Seehofer arrive for a CDU/CSU fractio...

Jun 24 2018

OPEC agrees to increase oil production

OPEC will meet again on Saturday with non-members, including Russian Federation, to ratify Friday's agreement. Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Khalid al-Falih talks to j...

Jun 24 2018

Why OPEC's new supply deal will add little crude oil to markets

The "Declaration of Co-operation" agreement between Opec and allied non-Opec countries effective from January 1, 2017, has been very successful in balancing the market ...

Jun 23 2018

Trump threatens more tariffs on European Union imports

Tariffs on vehicle imports would add to an array of trade wars Trump has started, saying he aims to create U.S.jobs and protect domestic industries. It's reported that Tr...

Jun 22 2018

Supreme Court Rules States Can Require Sales Tax for Online Purchases

The decision overruled a decades-old precedent that had protected out-of-state sellers from being required to collect such taxes. "This is a disastrous decision for...

Jun 22 2018

Supreme Court rules for states in online sales tax case

A November 2017 report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office estimated that MA could gain an estimated $169 million to $279 million in additional tax revenue i...

Jun 13 2018

WH Adviser Apologizes For 'Special Place In Hell' For Trudeau Remark

Trump said on Twitter he found Trudeau's complaints about the new tariffs to be dishonest, and he explained the tariffs were in response to Canadian tariffs on dair...

Jun 12 2018

Bitcoin and Ethereum plummet after Coinrail hack

Although Coinrail didn't specify the value of the heist, a wallet address that has been linked to the alleged attacker appeared to have stolen more than $40 million wor...

Jun 10 2018

Disputes over trade tariffs, Russian Federation overshadow G7 meeting

Trump said that he also discussed the possibility of Russian rejoining the summit and immigration. US President Donald Trump proposed the complete elimination of all...

Jun 08 2018

U.S. reaches deal with China's ZTE

The deal will involve ZTE paying a $1bn penalty and hiring a compliance team chosen by the US, Mr Ross told CNBC . Instead, ZTE seems to have given bonuses to those sa...

Jun 07 2018

Tesla Model Y teased again, reveal coming March 2019

I think most of the increase comes from Musk's confidence in hitting the Model 3 production goals and achieving profitability. "We will honor that promise". "I'd probab...

Jun 05 2018

Trump says he wouldn't mind replacing NAFTA with 2 deals

Though the AFL-CIO backed Trump's tariffs, it criticized President Trump's " impulsive negotiating tactics ". Canada vowed on Monday to do all it could to protect i...

Jun 03 2018

Indian economy expands 7.7 pc in Q4, 6.7 pc in FY18

The data, combined with April's higher annual inflation pace of 4.58 per cent, could put pressure on the Reserve Bank of India to raise interest rates next week after kee...

May 26 2018

Crude Oil Eases From 4-year High

ET, rebounding from a brief slide after the EIA data. United States crude and distillate stockpiles fell last week , while petrol inventories increased unexpectedly, d...

May 25 2018

GDPR emails are increasingly desperate and everyone's responding with memes

They can also request to have their data deleted or corrected, and will be able to download their data and take it elsewhere, such as from one music streaming service to ...

May 10 2018

Spain nearly banned from this weekend's Eurovision Song Contest — SNAP JUDGEMENT

Netta has already picked up an OUTtv award after winning a vote among the contest's LGBT fanbase. "The UK's SuRie, with Storm , is also a strong entry and would be guar...

May 09 2018

Buffett bashes bitcoin as nonproductive, thriving on mystique

Munger was speaking from Omaha, where Berkshire Hathaway BRK.A held a weekend of events around Saturday's annual meeting. Since the initial disclosure nearly 2 years ...

May 05 2018

Tesla chief Elon Musk goes on defensive after bad-tempered conference call

The outspoken Musk's treatment of RBC Capital Markets' Joseph Spak and Bernstein's Toni Sacconaghi roiled Wall Street and sent Tesla's shares down 5 percent on Thursd...