Markets

Markets Selling Pressure: Dollar suffers after Trump’s comments
Author: 0 Selling Pressure: Dollar suffers after Trump’s comments

Following reports of Trump's speech, the usa dollar fell DXY, -0.21%. Other members of the committee appeared to brush off Trump's recent comments. "You know, a lot of people beat up on the Fed". A new threat of further sanctions on Russia from USA lawmakers hit the rouble and backed the market's view that Russian sanctions would increase in severity regardless of the Trump administration.

Markets U.S., China swap tariffs on billions in commodities
Author: 0 U.S., China swap tariffs on billions in commodities

Trump has pushed aggressive trade actions to lower the U.S. trade deficit, which he equates with theft from Americans. That smaller target list reflects the fact that Beijing is running out of American goods for retaliation due to their lopsided trade balance.

Markets US, China trade talks to resume amid low expectations
Author: 0 US, China trade talks to resume amid low expectations

Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said he will return to Washington on Tuesday to continue the discussions on the key US-Mexico issues, which he said could be wrapped up by mid-week, after which Canada will rejoin the talks. Deputy USTR Jeffrey Gerrish is also expected to participate. "We don't like to say all kinds of things before the negotiations begin". The talks resume Thursday morning, according to the Treasury.

Markets Oil Price Dips On Slowing Economic Growth
Author: 0 Oil Price Dips On Slowing Economic Growth

But the export decreased by 1.81 million barrels in the week. The surprise-and quite significant crude build-in USA inventories sent oil prices plummeting on Wednesday. Rising supplies have also weighed on prices, with USA output near a record-high and after the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies boosted production in July.

Markets Brexit vote could 'in theory' be reversed — European Union minister
Author: 0 Brexit vote could 'in theory' be reversed — European Union minister

Mr Barnier said he had no intention of shifting the EU's position in the negotiations, though Brexit-supporting politicians has claimed his repeated refusals of Theresa May's proposals are pushing the United Kingdom towards a crash-out. The paper, which was said to have been given to ministers last month, describes the issue as "one of the most important aspects" of the Government's no-deal planning.

Markets Google Pixel 3 XL leak confirms big notch, dual front cameras
Author: 0 Google Pixel 3 XL leak confirms big notch, dual front cameras

Now, with some detective work, we may have an idea where all these unreleased phones are coming from. If you're interested in camera then you can check out some of the sample shots from Pixel 3 XL here . Coincidence? Maybe, maybe not. Google is widely presumed to be planning a grand unveiling of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL on October 4 . The back of the device features a single camera lens and the signature Pixel mix of glass and brushed aluminium.

Markets Britain Confident Trump Will Stand Up to Putin
Author: 0 Britain Confident Trump Will Stand Up to Putin

On July 12, Pakistan hosted an unprecedented meeting of heads of intelligence agencies from Russia, China and Iran to discuss counter terrorism cooperation, with particular focus on the buildup of Islamic State in turmoil-hit Afghanistan. The Trump administration has imposed new sanctions against two Russian shipping companies and six vessels for violating the UN Security Council resolutions.

Markets South Africa Begins Probe Of Zuma's Administration
Author: 0 South Africa Begins Probe Of Zuma's Administration

Mr Zuma was ordered to set up the commission by the high court last December following a report by the public protector, South Africa's anti-graft body. Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan estimates that almost $7bn (£5.5bn) of public funds were looted through corrupt practices. However, she was sacked from the position following an investigation regarding a payment of R155 000 Transnet made for Mentor to accompany Zuma on a state trip to China.

Markets S&P 500 and NASDAQ 100 Forecast August 22, 2018
Author: 0 S&P 500 and NASDAQ 100 Forecast August 22, 2018

Led by tech and utilities companies, the benchmark S&P 500 index surpassed its previous intra-day record of 2,872.87. Stocks rebounded after a correction in February, a 10% drop from its previous high that was only the fourth of this bull market .

Markets 'Crazy Rich Asians' author wanted in Singapore over national service
Author: 0 'Crazy Rich Asians' author wanted in Singapore over national service

Although the second film has not been officially greenlit, it is presumed that Chu will dive into it immediately following In the Heights . Crazy Rich Asians , the first Hollywood film for a generation to have a majority-Asian cast, tells the tale of an Asian-American woman who is plunged into the world of Singapore's wealthy elite after travelling to the city with her boyfriend.

Markets Cohen has ‘knowledge’ of Russia campaign conspiracy, lawyer says
Author: 0 Cohen has ‘knowledge’ of Russia campaign conspiracy, lawyer says

Manafort was charged with 18 counts of tax evasion, bank fraud and hiding foreign bank accounts in the first case brought to trial by Mr Mueller. At the time, Trump said the raid was an "attack on our country". Manafort's charges came about as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian actions during the 2016 election. Cohen some weeks ago released a tape of his conversation with Trump over that payment.

Markets Erdogan: US attack on economy same as attack on our flag
Author: 0 Erdogan: US attack on economy same as attack on our flag

Brunson , 50, was indicted by a Turkish court on charges of having links with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militant group and the movement of the US-based opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara accuses of having masterminded the July 2016 coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan .

Markets Trump 'Not Thrilled' with Fed Chairman Powell Over Rate Hikes
Author: 0 Trump 'Not Thrilled' with Fed Chairman Powell Over Rate Hikes

Trump has departed from this past practice and said he would not shy from future criticism should the Fed keep lifting rates. American presidents have rarely criticised the Fed in recent decades because its independence has been seen as important for economic stability.

Markets France's Total has officially left Iran -oil minister - Punch Newspapers
Author: 0 France's Total has officially left Iran -oil minister - Punch Newspapers

It was Zarif's first interview with Western media since US President Donald Trump walked out of the 2015 nuclear deal in May, leading Washington to reimpose sanctions earlier this month. On Sunday, Iranian First Vice President Es'haq Jahangiri also said Iran is looking for solutions to continue its sale of crude oil and get money back to the country after the United States chose to reimpose its sanctions on the country's energy sector in November.

Author: 0 Gold prices extend gains as dollar sags after Donald Trump remarks

Trump used similar language when he criticized the Fed in a July interview with CNBC . Trump has broken from the majority of Republicans on monetary policy with his support for low interest rates to stimulate the economy. "Although it's premature to say that the Fed is going to be listening to (Trump's interest-rate comments), it is having the effect of profit-taking on the dollar by dollar bulls", said Samarjit Shankar, director of global strategy at BNY Mellon in NY.

Markets Jet With Blown Tires, Several Passengers Diverted To Massachusetts From Teterboro
Author: 0 Jet With Blown Tires, Several Passengers Diverted To Massachusetts From Teterboro

A law enforcement source at Teterboro tells us the private plane's tires blew off during takeoff and the pilot circled back around to perform an emergency landing. After his performance at the VMAs last night, the next stop on Post Malone's tour is in Reading, England on August 24. The plane, which departed from an airport in New Jersey, was originally destined for London .

Markets [Update] Two Runaway Goats Spotted Along N Train Tracks In Brooklyn
Author: 0 [Update] Two Runaway Goats Spotted Along N Train Tracks In Brooklyn

In the end, none other than Jon Stewart swooped in to transport the strays to a shelter in upstate NY run by the Farm Sanctuary animal rescue organization. In 2016, he helped capture a bull that somehow got loose in the borough of Queens and took it to the goats' new home at Farm Sanctuary. Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) officers with the aid of the New York City Police Department ensured the safety of the animals by removing the goats from the tracks.

Markets Chaos as Gatwick airport uses whiteboards after digital departure screens fail
Author: 0 Chaos as Gatwick airport uses whiteboards after digital departure screens fail

Ayla Herbert, 26, from Penryn, Cornwall, was at the airport for a Flybe flight to Newquay when she encountered a crowd gathered around two whiteboards after passing through security. "They used megaphones to tell everyone of updated information". Apologising to customers, he added that the airport's "manual contingency plan", which included having extra staff on hand to help direct passengers, had worked well.

Author: 0 Old contact lenses add to microplastic pollution

The researchers are presenting their results today at the 256th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The plastic as a microplastic can also enter waterways through runoff where they can again enter the foodchain as microplastic is often mistaken by aquatic creatures as food.

Markets PepsiCo buys fizzy drinks maker SodaStream for $3.2bn
Author: 0 PepsiCo buys fizzy drinks maker SodaStream for $3.2bn

The acquisition has been unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies. The company is also experimenting with other non-bottled drinks, including Drinkfinity, which is sold in pods. Last week, Coca-Cola agreed to buy a minority stake in Bodyarmor, a sports-drink maker whose backers include former basketball star Kobe Bryant, in a further move to diversify beyond sugary, fizzy beverages.

Markets House of Fraser website offline amid reported delivery 'wrangle'
Author: 0 House of Fraser website offline amid reported delivery 'wrangle'

They're advising people who have these to post them to head office, although it hasn't been confirmed whether refunds will be issued. This week Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley said he aimed to keep 80% of House of Fraser stores open, but the company reportedly wrote to more than 1,000 of the department store group's suppliers, including XPO, to say it will not cover money owed before Friday's "pre-pack" acquisition from the administrators.

Markets Nvidia takes a hit on weak Q3 guidance
Author: 0 Nvidia takes a hit on weak Q3 guidance

Earnings: $US1.94 per share where analysts had expected $US1.85. Nvidia revealed the news during its second quarterly results, showcasing a lucrative first half of the year. Nvidia has been one of the hottest technology stocks in recent years because of surging demand for its high-powered graphics chips, which are used in data centers and to power crypto mining operations.