Stories about Markets

Sep 01 2018

Trudeau stands firm on U.S. demands as NAFTA talks set to resume

She and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer had agreed to review progress early on August 30. Trump lauded the new deal as landmark in U.S.co-operation with...

Aug 29 2018

Toyota pours $500M into driverless car tieup with Uber

And a report in March said Uber was discussing selling self-driving tech to the company. Uber declined to comment on the deal. And the deal with Toyota becomes a t...

Aug 29 2018

Donald Trump announces new trade deal with Mexico

The agreement does appear to resolve - at least between Mexico and the US - two contentious issues that would represent big wins for the Trump administration. The costs...

Aug 28 2018

Canada’s auto stocks spike after U.S., Mexico announce trade agreement

After the deal with Mexico was announced, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke on the phone with President Trump . "And now it's a really good deal for both coun...

Aug 28 2018

US President Points Out Possible Trade Agreement with Mexico

There's optimism that the USA and Mexico are close to sorting out their one-on-one sticking points, which would open the door for Canada to rejoin the negotiations. For...

Aug 24 2018

Google Pixel 3 leaked video seemingly confirms wireless charging

The leaked Google Pixel 3 XL units in the wild are telling us more about the device's photography abilities. Some of the black market Telegram messages, with the co...

Aug 24 2018

Sears close 46 unprofitable stores, two located in Portland area

For Glenbrook, the closure of Sears represents the loss of a second "big box" anchor in a matter of months. The general public is well aware of Sears ongoing struggles in...

Aug 24 2018

Slow-witted and blinkered: Moscow slams 'aggressive' USA sanctions, vows response

It is the third time this month that Washington has slapped sanctions on Russian firms for their alleged ties to illegal North Korean activity, demonstrating again the US...

Aug 22 2018

United States sanctions Russian firms that transferred oil products to North Korean ships

Responding to Hunt's speech, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused Britain of trying to impose its policy toward Russia on the European Union and the United St...

Aug 20 2018

Trump backs CEOs, proposes easing corporate reporting rules

Reuters reported that reducing the reporting requirements to bi-annually instead of quarterly would end up moving the United States rules closer to the rules that the Eu...

Aug 16 2018

OPEC crude output up by over 40,000 b/d

Despite the positive expectations, activity was muted Tuesday as market focus remained on OPEC's monthly report on oil fundamentals, which forecast global demand for OPEC...

Aug 11 2018

USA to Increase Tariffs on Turkish Aluminum, Steel

Last week, the United States imposed sanctions on Turkey's justice minister and interior minister for not releasing USA pastor Andrew Brunson . The New York Times ...

Aug 09 2018

China places tariffs on another $16B worth of U.S. goods

China's exports to the U.S. 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 data from ...

Aug 09 2018

Snap sees revenues rise despite a drop in daily users

On the upside, the company reported second quarter revenues of $262.3m against analyst estimates of $249.8m, up 44% over the same period previous year, and a loss of ...

Aug 09 2018

Here's why Elon Musk wants Tesla to go private

Musk has 22.3 million followers on Twitter, and Tesla's share price was already rising after the Financial Times reported that Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund had ...

Aug 07 2018

Facebook Wants Access to Your Banking Data

Facebook says it's been partnering with banks and credit card providers on chatbots and account management over Facebook Messenger. And Google past year announced a deal ...

Aug 07 2018

Elon Musk considers taking Tesla private as stock jumps

The stock was halted at $367 a share shortly after 2 p.m. (ET), as some grew concerned that Musk's tweets were an attempt at market manipulation. "Am considering taki...

Aug 02 2018

Apple becomes world's first trillion dollar company

The long race to see which USA tech giant will become the first company worth $1 trillion is finally over. Apple with its world-class range of products is already one o...

Jul 28 2018

Facebook Suffers Huge One-Day Drop in Market Value

Mark Zuckerberg , the chairman and chief executive of Facebook , lost more wealth in a single day than the entire market value of Molson Coors Brewing Co, or Nasdaq or...