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Aug 24 2018

Defiant Australia PM Turnbull refuses to 'give in to bullies'

Australia's beleaguered prime minister was resisting pressure to quit as opponents from within his party struggled on Thursday to show that he had lost the government's ...

Aug 24 2018

Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen pleads guilty

In addition to pleading guilty to campaign finance violations, Cohen also admitted to tax and bank fraud. But by the time Trump weighed in on the two events on Wednes...

Aug 19 2018

Donald Trump Asks SEC For Half-Year Earnings Report For Public Companies

According to a CNN Money report , Trump said, "I'd like to see twice, but we're going to see". On Twitter , Trump said that one executive had suggested the chan...

Aug 17 2018

London house prices continue to fall

Slowing in United Kingdom house price growth over the past two years is driven mainly by a slowdown in the south and east of England, the Office for National Statistics s...

Aug 17 2018

The Turkish lira tumbles to 5.86 over threat of more USA sanctions

It also rejected an appeal for his travel ban to be lifted. If he's not released, Pastor Brunson's next hearing is scheduled for October 12. USA stocks climbed high...

Aug 17 2018

Turkey's Erdogan hits back with retaliatory Sanctions

Sanders said Brunson's release would not lead to an easing in the tariffs , but that it could lead to an easing in sanctions. "They have not proven to be a good frie...

Aug 16 2018

Turkey says it will help firms hit by turmoil

Turkey and the United States are now at loggerheads over the arrest of USA evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson on terrorism charges in Turkey . The lira is still down...

Aug 15 2018

Turkey doubles tariffs on some United States imports over economy "attacks"

The chargé d'affaires at the USA embassy in Turkey , Jeffrey Hovenier, visited Brunson on Tuesday and called for his case - and those of others detained in Turkey - to b...

Aug 14 2018

Rupee hits lifetime low of 70 per dollar

Experts believe that a possible intervention by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) could have stemmed the rupee's fall. The rupee settled almost unchanged on Tuesday, afte...

Aug 14 2018

President Erdogan says Turkey to boycott United States electronic goods

The dispute between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies - which reached new intensity over the detention of an American pastor in Turkey - has hammered th...

Aug 13 2018

Musk says talking to Saudi fund, others on Tesla buyout

Musk and SoftBank Group's Masayoshi Son held talks past year that touched on taking Tesla private, two people with knowledge of the discussions have said . Mr Musk w...

Aug 11 2018

Turkish lira slumps to new record low as Donald Trump doubles tariffs

Mr Erdogan also wrote in the New York Times that unless the USA changed course, Turkey would look for new friends and allies. Then there is the fact that Turkey has det...

Aug 10 2018

Russia Responds to New US Sanctions Over Chemical Attack

The Skripals were found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury, England, on March 4, having been poisoned by Novichok, a military-grade nerve agent developed by the Sovi...

Aug 10 2018

Traders Looking to Establish New Balance Points after China Tariffs

The sanctions are already brewing a potential confrontation between the U.S. and Iran as Tehran has threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz, an important sea route throu...

Aug 08 2018

Here's what taking Tesla private means for the company and Elon Musk

They said the board also addressed the issue of how to fund such a deal, but gave no details. Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted Tuesday that he's is mulling taking Tesla...

Aug 08 2018

China's July exports growth still seen holding up despite U.S. tariffs

The Trump administration is weighing an additional round of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods. It is indeed due to the lack of meaningful consultation betwee...

Aug 08 2018

Oil Prices Slide As China Imposes 25 Tariff On U.S

China's exports to the United States fell by 2.5 percent to $41.5 billion month-on-month, while imports of USA goods plunged 1.5 percent to $13.4 billion, according to d...

Aug 06 2018

Oil prices mixed after inventory-fueled spike

In Vienna in June, OPEC and other producers led by Russian Federation agreed to ease global output cuts, adding around 1 million barrels per day (bpd) to the market fro...

Aug 04 2018

China warns it could retaliate with tariffs on $60B

China's Commerce Ministry said in a seperate statement Beijing's new set of proposed import tariffs on U.S. goods were rational and restrained. The move was meant to br...

Aug 03 2018

Ohio's back-to-school tax holiday starts Friday

The new school year is just around the corner and so is New Mexico's annual back-to-school sales tax holiday , which kicks off Friday and runs through Sunday. This year ...