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US job growth rebounds; strong annual wage gain expected

US job growth rebounds; strong annual wage gain expected

New data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that nonfarm payroll employment rose by 250,000 jobs in October , far exceeding expectations by 50,000 jobs. Kinestral Technolog...

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Trump says 'I think we'll make a deal with China' on trade

Trump says 'I think we'll make a deal with China' on trade

But Kudlow cautioned that Trump would "aggressively" pursue his agenda against China, if no deals were reached on intellectual property theft , cybersecurity and tariffs on commodities, among other...

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World News: US, Russia, Saudi Arabia Crash Oil Prices

World News: US, Russia, Saudi Arabia Crash Oil Prices

Thanks largely to US shale, the fast-growing production from the USA has moved the United States ahead of both Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia. They fell 1.8 percent on Tuesday, at one point touch...

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India Jumps 23 Places On World Bank’s Ease Of Doing Business Index

India Jumps 23 Places On World Bank’s Ease Of Doing Business Index

Prabhu said India's leap of 23 ranks in the ease of doing business ranking is significant considering that a year ago India improved its ranking by 30 places, a rare feat for any large country...

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Trump expects 'great deal' with China, but more tariffs if not

Trump expects 'great deal' with China, but more tariffs if not

WALL STREET: A report the U.S.is preparing to impose tariffs on all imports from China weighed on sentiment. China and the United States are now engaged in a trade row which was triggered by...

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Theresa May says another general election 'wouldn't be in the national interest'

Theresa May says another general election 'wouldn't be in the national interest'

Economics experts at the Fraser of Allander Institute have estimated if Mr Mackay increased the threshold for this in line with inflation, someone earning £50,000 a year in Scotland would pay £1,100 m...

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Crude prices slump as global economy crashes

Crude prices slump as global economy crashes

U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew Washington from the Iranian global nuclear agreement in May and vowed to re-impose sanctions on Iran's financial, automotive, aviation and metal sectors. The US ...

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IBM is acquiring software company Red Hat for $34 billion

IBM is acquiring software company Red Hat for $34 billion

IBM said Red Hat will continue to build and enhance Red Hat's current partnerships, including those with major cloud providers, such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Alibaba and ...

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USA stocks edge lower as traders weigh earnings; oil rises

USA stocks edge lower as traders weigh earnings; oil rises

Technology and consumer-focused companied led the declines early Friday. Media and communications stocks, banks and health care companies also took heavy losses. Rising rates and the trade dispute c...

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Billionaires Made More Money in 2017 Than Any Other Year in History

Billionaires Made More Money in 2017 Than Any Other Year in History

Today, three decades after the government first allowed the emergence of private enterprise, there are 373 billionaires, one in five from a global perspective. They are constantly transforming their c...

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Tesla finally posts a profit

Tesla finally posts a profit

Talking about Tesla's future plans - which include the Model Y , a new Roadster, a lorry and a pick-up - Musk said the firm has "the most exciting product roadmap of any company on Earth". Last m...

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Oil prices steady after yesterday's drop despite 6m jump in stockpiles

Oil prices steady after yesterday's drop despite 6m jump in stockpiles

Oil was mixed on Wednesday, remaining unchanged and paring losses after hitting its lowest since late August, pressured by concern that demand is weakening and supply ample even as USA sanctions loom ...

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Trump Agrees With then-Senator Obama's Illegal Immigration Assessment

Trump Agrees With then-Senator Obama's Illegal Immigration Assessment

Republicans in Congress "bend over backwards" instead of being 'a check or a balance on this kind of corrupt politics, ' the former president said. The caravan, at least 1,000 miles away, comes on t...

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MA nurse wins big in Mega Millions drawing

MA nurse wins big in Mega Millions drawing

An earlier Mega Millions estimate of $1.6 billion would have been a world record for lotteries , but actual sales came in below the $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot prize shared by winners in Calif...

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Iran: Saudi Arabia wouldn't kill Khashoggi without U.S. blessing

Iran: Saudi Arabia wouldn't kill Khashoggi without U.S. blessing

The writer, who was a contributor to The Washington Post , vanished October 2 after entering the Saudi consulate in Turkey, where he went to pick up documents for his marriage to his Turkish fiance...

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Winning the Mega Millions lottery? Here’s how much you’ll really keep

Winning the Mega Millions lottery? Here’s how much you’ll really keep

The jackpot reset at $40 million for the next drawing and has been soaring ever since, each week's failure to pick the winning number ballooning the overall prize money by tens of millions of doll...

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Saudi Arabia has ‘no intention’ of 1973 oil embargo replay

Saudi Arabia has ‘no intention’ of 1973 oil embargo replay

OPEC itself estimates demand for its crude will fall to an average of 31.8 million bpd next year, from an average 32.8 million bpd this year. Over the weekend, the United States increased pressure on...

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Elon Musk's superfast LA underground 'loop' is coming sooner than you think

Elon Musk's superfast LA underground 'loop' is coming sooner than you think

On Sunday night, Tesla , SpaceX, and Boring Company CEO Elon Musk tweeted "The first tunnel is nearly done", adding that the tunnel will open December 10. The Tesla CEO took to Twitter to decla...

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Numbers Drawn for $476-Million Powerball Jackpot

Numbers Drawn for $476-Million Powerball Jackpot

On Tuesday, that would mean a total of almost $905 million - before taxes, according to the Mega Millions website. United Kingdom players can win a separate prize by betting on the numbers. In that ti...

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Trump puts migrant caravan at centre of midterm elections

Trump puts migrant caravan at centre of midterm elections

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez is due to meet his Guatemalan counterpart Jimmy Morales in Guatemala City on Saturday for talks on a strategy to return the Honduran migrants . Throughout th...

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Massachusetts Powerball player wins $1 million

Massachusetts Powerball player wins $1 million

They are among the 2,191,856 people across the country who won prizes after Wednesday's drawing, majority winning the lowest possible prize of $4, according to the Powerball . According to a release ...

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Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: US asks Turkey for recording evidence

Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: US asks Turkey for recording evidence

The Washington Post published a column it received from his assistant after he was reported missing in which Khashoggi condemns the crackdown on journalists by Arab governments and the failure of t...

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Cabinet welcomes joint Saudi-Turkish Khashoggi probe

Cabinet welcomes joint Saudi-Turkish Khashoggi probe

Lindsey Graham , the Republican senator and confidant of the USA president, said he wanted to "sanction the hell out of Saudi Arabia" and pointed the finger at its crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman - ...

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Mega Millions Results for $667M Jackpot

Mega Millions Results for $667M Jackpot

According to a release from Mega Millions, the last Mega Millions jackpot was won July 24, netting 11 co-workers a combined $543 million. Although the Mega Millions prize has grown larger, the odds...

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Saudi stocks fall as tension with United States increases over Khashoggi case

Saudi stocks fall as tension with United States increases over Khashoggi case

Already, worldwide business leaders are pulling out of the kingdom's upcoming investment forum, a high-profile event known as "Davos in the Desert", and the sell-off on Riyadh's Tadawul stock exchange...

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Sears files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Sears files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

It listed $6.9 billion in assets and $11.3 billion in liabilities in documents filed in the bankruptcy court, Reuters reported . The appliance maker said Sears accounted for only 2 percent of its...

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Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments

Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments

Turkey believes he was murdered and his body removed. Trump promised Friday to personally call Saudi Arabia's King Salman soon about "the bad situation in Turkey". British billionaire Richard ...

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Severe punishment! United States warns Saudi Arabia over mysterious death of journalist

Severe punishment! United States warns Saudi Arabia over mysterious death of journalist

In a clip released from his " 60 Minutes " interview, which will air Sunday night on CBS News, Trump says he still does not know if the journalist was killed by the Saudis. "But if they don't buy it f...

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US Treasury secretary remains concerned about weak China currency

US Treasury secretary remains concerned about weak China currency

In 2017, nine percent of payments for supplies from Russia to China were made in rubles; Russian companies paid 15 percent of Chinese imports in renminbi (yuan). China has responded by imposing counte...

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US stocks end again with deep losses, Dow -2.1%

US stocks end again with deep losses, Dow -2.1%

That will raise the cost of corporate borrowing and could drag on economic growth. It was more than $40 five years ago. A surge in Treasury yields appears to be fueling the losses, as the 10-year US...

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