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Reports From Iran: Missiles Being Fired At American Targets
- January 08, 2020

Te Associated Press says USA forces could not be immediately reached for comment, but Fox News reported that Pentagon has confirmed the attack. "The President has been briefed and is monitoring the situation closely and consulting with his national security team". (more...)
Oil spikes, stocks plunge after Iran attacks
- January 08, 2020

In Asian morning trade, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan shed 1 percent. "It's a very classic risk off", said Rob Carnell, Asia-Pacific chief economist at ING in Singapore. Stock, currency and gold markets were also roiled by the attacks. The euro was relatively unmoved on the day, rising 0.04 percent to buy 1.1155 USA dollars. (more...)
IKEA to pay $46M to parents of toddler killed by dresser IKEA to pay $46M to parents of toddler killed by dresser
- January 08, 2020

As part of the settlement, Ikea has agreed to broaden its outreach to consumers about the Malm product recall , according to the family's lawyers. "We remain committed to working.to address this very important home safety issue", she added. (more...)
Oil, gold prices climb higher as Middle East tensions flare Oil, gold prices climb higher as Middle East tensions flare
- January 08, 2020

Technology stocks were among the top picks in Europe, mirroring trends in the U.S. overnight. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index dropped 1.57 per cent in early trade, while the broader Topix index was down 1.35 per cent. "It would take a huge disruption of supply for a long period of time". Brent crude was down 41 cents or 0.6% at $68.50 a barrel at 1122 GMT, while US West Texas Intermediate ( WTI) crude was at $62.95, down 32 cents or 0.5%. (more...)
Statistics Canada says merchandise deficit was $1.1 billion in November Statistics Canada says merchandise deficit was $1.1 billion in November
- January 07, 2020

Under Phase One , the United States will forgo a new round of tariffs on Chinese products but maintain them on $360 billion worth of imports. That deal is scheduled to be signed on January 15 in Washington, but business executives are braced for more trade turbulence if the phase two talks covering more contentious US demands do not go well. (more...)
One of America's oldest and largest milk producers files for bankruptcy One of America's oldest and largest milk producers files for bankruptcy
- January 07, 2020

In addition to rising milk prices, consumers are also buying less dairy milk, opting instead for plant-based alternatives like soy, rice, oat and nut milk. The company's history dates back to before the US Civil War when its founder, Gail Borden, developed the first successful commercial method of condensing milk in 1856. (more...)
Mnuchin, Le Maire Seek Tax Compromise to Avoid French Sanctions Mnuchin, Le Maire Seek Tax Compromise to Avoid French Sanctions
- January 07, 2020

France and the USA have given themselves two weeks to resolve a bitter trade dispute over a new French digital tax targeting big tech companies such as Google and Amazon, Bruno Le Maire, the French finance minister, said on Tuesday. Mr Hogan said: "We will look at all possibilities if any tariffs or measures are imposed by the United States ". As the worldwide system for settling trade disputes is set to become crippled on Tuesday (10 December), Europe will in the coming days propose ways ... (more...)
India forecasts 2019/20 GDP growth rate at 5% India forecasts 2019/20 GDP growth rate at 5%
- January 07, 2020

Asc per official estimates, GVA, which is GDP minus net taxes, is expected to grow at 4.9 percent in 2019-20 compared to 6.6 per cent a year ago. The Real GDP or GDP at Constant Prices (2011-12) in the year 2019-20 is likely to attain a level of Rs 147.79 lakh crore, according to the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MoSPI). (more...)
Fisker Ocean SUV: Everything you need to know about the Tesla competitor Fisker Ocean SUV: Everything you need to know about the Tesla competitor
- January 07, 2020

The range the Ocean can go on a single charge will be between 250 and 300 miles . Full details of the Ocean are still not available but it is known that the maximum range will be around 482 km. The Fisker Ocean is expected to go on sale in the U.S. in late 2021. Fisker Inc claims to have also worked on developing an easy ownership experience for Ocean buyers. (more...)
Aeromexico says it has deal with Boeing on grounded 737 Max Aeromexico says it has deal with Boeing on grounded 737 Max
- January 07, 2020

Boeing's best-selling plane was grounded in March 2019 after two fatal crashes in which all 346 passengers and crew were killed. Neither airline disclosed the compensation. Boeing's biggest supplier, Spirit AeroSystems Inc, said on Monday it would offer voluntary layoffs to some employees as it grapples with the production halt. (more...)
US, Iran tension to drive Bitcoin price higher US, Iran tension to drive Bitcoin price higher
- January 07, 2020

Escalating tensions between the US and Iran are likely to drive the price of Bitcoin higher, affirms the CEO of one of the world's largest independent financial services and advisory organisations. The idea is protect themselves from the current turmoil. There are so many applications of cryptocurrencies over the world, especially bitcoin, in diverse areas such as business, military, medicine, banking and finance and many more. (more...)
Terrified passenger films moment wheel falls from plane Terrified passenger films moment wheel falls from plane
- January 07, 2020

In a video shared on Twitter by a passenger, flames can be seen on one of the tires before it comes off just as the plane takes off on Friday afternoon. Footage later emerged of the plane landing safely on the remaining wheel. "The experienced pilots maintained complete control of the aircraft", reports the Daily Mail . (more...)
Bosch unveils smart virtual vehicle sunscreen at tech show Bosch unveils smart virtual vehicle sunscreen at tech show
- January 06, 2020

It uses artificial intelligence to locate the driver within the video frame and intelligently block the sun from hitting the driver's eyes. This process happens in real-time; the Virtual Visor adjusts itself to changing light conditions. The Virtual Viewer honored as the Best Innovation in the CES 2020 Innovation Awards. Virtual Visor is being pitched to passenger vehicle and commercial truck makers, though Bosch declines to name the interested companies. (more...)
Elon Musk to attend made-in-China Tesla debut ceremony Elon Musk to attend made-in-China Tesla debut ceremony
- January 06, 2020

Shares rose 2.1% to $439.39 in premarket trading. While Tesla initially said it would produce the Model Y at its Brandenburg plant, official papers filed in the Brandenburg gazette reveal it will also manufacture its bestselling Model 3 at the new factory. (more...)
Top ex-official slams Google over human rights, China project Top ex-official slams Google over human rights, China project
- January 06, 2020

He accused the company of ignoring his reports about workplace culture, and said he faced discrimination directly himself."The entire policy team was separated into various rooms and told to participate in a "diversity exercise, '" he wrote ". (more...)
New Lithium Battery Can Power Your Phone For 5 Days New Lithium Battery Can Power Your Phone For 5 Days
- January 06, 2020

However, the problem of charging the device can be overcome again and again. Cost Monash researchers have claimed that the Li-S batteries are way more cost-effective than its Li-Ion counterpart. Professor Mainak Majumder said this development was a breakthrough for the Australian industry and could transform the way telephones, cars, computers and solar networks are built in the future. (more...)
Tuna fetches ¥193.2 mil at New Year auction in Tokyo Tuna fetches ¥193.2 mil at New Year auction in Tokyo
- January 06, 2020

Last year Kimura paid a record 333.6 million yen for a tuna at the auction, exceeding his previous record price in 2013. Kimura, president of Kiyomura Corp., the Tokyo-based operator of the restaurant chain Sushizanmai, was elated at the New Year oppor-tuna-ty to snatch the big fish, which was caught off the Aomori region of northern Japan. (more...)
Qantas tops list of 400 carriers Qantas tops list of 400 carriers
- January 06, 2020

Among major USA carriers, Delta Air Lines was the only one to make it into the top 20. North America's global airports dominate the top 20 list with eight airports that made the cut - Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) being the only one to rank in the top ten. (more...)
How much Apple's bosses, including Tim Cook, are paid How much Apple's bosses, including Tim Cook, are paid
- January 06, 2020

Apple CEO , Tim Cook saw his annual pay slip to $11.6 million in 2019 after the company registered a weaker financial performance compared with the previous year. Apple CEO Tim Cook at an event in California where the company officially introduced its 2018 line-up of iPhones - the premium iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR, late on Wednesday. (more...)
Northern could lose its rail franchise, says Transport Secretary Northern could lose its rail franchise, says Transport Secretary
- January 06, 2020

Figures from the Office of Rail and Road show just 55.6% of Northern trains arrived at stations within one minute of the timetable in the 12 months to December 7, compared with the average across Britain of 65.3%. I do not think the service being operated on Northern is anywhere near acceptable. Thousands of long-distance commuters across the country saw their annual cost of travelling to work increase by more than £100 on Thursday, following the annual price hike. (more...)

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