Sat, 18 Sep 2021

Volatile day Friday for U.S. stocks, major indices tumble

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Friday while the U.S. dollar rallied."It was a volatile week and ...

Intuit announces purchase of Mailchimp for $12 billion

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: California-based Intuit, known for its small-business accounting and DIY tax-filing software, including TurboTax and QuickBooks, announced that ...

Ireland investigates TikTok transferring children's data to China

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's Data Protection Commission (DPC) said it has opened two investigations into video sharing platform TikTok.The first investigation ...

Freefall in iron ore price pressures Australian stock exchange

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Most Asian stock markets rose on Friday, however, the ASX fell sharply as the Australian market ...

Britain's inflation up 3.2 percent, greatest jump on record

LONDON, England: August saw inflation rates in the U.K. soaring to the highest-ever recorded rate, official figures show.Inflation rose to ...

South Korea fines Google $177M for antitrust violations

SEOUL, South Korea: In what could be one of South Korea's largest-ever antitrust cases, Google has been fined at least ...

Rise in retail sales in August fails to lift U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - Strong economic data failed to boost Wall Street Thursday.Stocks meandered in and out of positive ...

Predatory lending targeted in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana -- A new coalition is forming to push back against predatory lending and urge state lawmakers to take ...

Food delivery companies sue New York City over commission caps

NEW YORK CITY, New York: DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats filed a lawsuit in a New York federal court on ...

Hang Seng dive puts skids under Asian stocks

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Hong Kong tumbled again on Thursday, dragging most of the Asian region's bourses down.The ...

Confederation of British Industry calls for lower taxes

LONDON, England: The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has urged the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, to stop ...

Australia halt Qantas-Japan Airlines flight sharing

SYDNEY, Australia: Citing competition concerns as international travel is soon to resume, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has ...

Solid gains on Wall Street, Nasdaq punches out 124 points advance

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street went against the global trend on Wednesday with all stock indices making solid ...

Ireland government calls for building 33,000 new homes per year

DUBLIN, Ireland: The Irish government has announced a multibillion dollar plan to resolve the nation's ongoing housing crisis, which has ...

Greek PM announces surprise economic growth of 5.9% in 2021

ATHENS, Greece: Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Saturday that the nation's economy is predicted to grow by 5.9 ...

Chips down in Hong Kong as Macau's casinos take beating

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Hong Kong tumbled on Wednesday as casino stocks were sold heavily on the back ...

Marks & Spencer rumored to weigh closing French stores

LONDON, England: As new trade rules following Britain's departure from the European Union continue to impact product availability in stores, ...

U.S. House stops opening of copper mine after residents complain

WASHINGTON D.C.: A United States House of Representatives committee has stopped all work at Rio Tinto Limited's Resolution copper mine ...

U.S. stocks cascade lower, Dow Jones drops 292 points.

NEW YORK, New York - A less-than-expected CPI jump in August failed to lift U.S. markets on Tuesday."We're in a ...

U.S. court rules to limit some Apple App Store rules

SAN FRANCISCO, California: In a partial win for Epic Games, creator of "Fortnite," and other app makers, U.S. District Judge ...

Democrats seek to up tax incentive for buying union-made EVs

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Toyota and Honda have sharply criticized a proposal in Congress that would provide a $4,500 tax incentive for ...

Japanese investors continue to bid up stocks

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - There is no stopping the rally in stocks in Japan at present. Despite the slashing of ...

Amazon to open 2 Whole Foods stores with no cashiers and no cash

SEATTLE, Washington: Amazon, which owns grocery chain Whole Foods, said it will open two cashier-less stores, enabling customers to shop ...

Sales of Illinois sports license plates brings in $13M for schools

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois: The state of Illinois has contributed $13 million to its public schools from the sale of specialty license ...

U.S. stocks struggle but Dow and Standard and Poor's 500 eke out gains

NEW YORK, New York - It was a mixed environment for U.S. stocks on Monday, with the Dow Jones registering ...

In bid to recruit, retain staff, Amazon to pay college tuitions

SEATTLE, Washington: Amazon will pay for the college tuition of its staff members, the company announced this week.Tuition payments will ...

Wells Fargo must pay new $250 mln fine for not compensating customers

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Wells Fargo was fined $250 million and is facing restrictions on its business after it failed to adequately ...

Japanese stock markets extend week-long rally

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia kicked off the week in an upward trajectory on Monday, although Hong Kong's ...

China shapes narratives to defame democracy and promotes au

Beijing [China], September 18 (ANI): China is continuously channelising ideologies to defame the democracy and promote authoritarian governance model all ...

Disaster film "Cloudy Mountain" leads Chinese box office chart

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Domestic disaster movie "Cloudy Mountain" topped the Chinese mainland box office ...

Pakistan sees closer trade relations with China

© Provided by Xinhua The trade volume between Pakistan and China has shown an upward trajectory over the years, jumping ...

Maverick McNealy grabs lead at Fortinet Championship

Maverick McNealy, a Northern California native and Stanford product, moved to the top of the Fortinet Championship leaderboard after an ...

Congress observes Modi birthday as National Price Rise Day

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): Protesting against the rising prices of cooking oil, All India Mahila Congress observed 'National ...

Kailash Satyarthi appointed as SDG Advocate

New York [US], September 18 (ANI): UN chief Antonio Guterres on Friday appointed Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi as new Sustainable ...

How women voters could decide the Canadian federal election - again

Heading into the federal election campaign's final days, the Liberal and Conservative parties are in a dead heat nationally in ...

Users can remove passwords from Microsoft accounts

Washington [US], September 17 (ANI): Users can now remove a password completely from the Microsoft account and can sign in ...

Taiwan calls EU for trade talks amid rising Chinese threats

Taipei [Taiwan] September 17 (ANI): Taiwan on Friday called on the European Union (EU) for trade talks after the bloc ...

State of the EU: tech and defence challenges cloud COVID success

In her second "state of the European Union" speech, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen used the political momentum ...

INT celebrates stepping in to 25th year of achievement

New Delhi (Delhi) [India], September 17 (ANI/Nova Realtime): Traversing the prosperous path of ever-changing mindscape and landscape of technology and ...

U.S., biggest saboteur of post-WWII global peace (Part 2)

© Provided by Xinhua ADDICTION TO INTERVENTIONISMTo maintain and consolidate its hegemony, the United States has resorted to all means, ...

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Majority of Japanese companies say business to recover in 2021

TOKYO, Japan: A survey by Reuters found that most Japanese companies believe the recovery of the country's economy has reached ...

Volatile day Friday for U.S. stocks, major indices tumble

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Friday while the U.S. dollar rallied."It was a volatile week and ...

Intuit announces purchase of Mailchimp for $12 billion

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: California-based Intuit, known for its small-business accounting and DIY tax-filing software, including TurboTax and QuickBooks, announced that ...

Ireland investigates TikTok transferring children's data to China

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's Data Protection Commission (DPC) said it has opened two investigations into video sharing platform TikTok.The first investigation ...

Freefall in iron ore price pressures Australian stock exchange

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Most Asian stock markets rose on Friday, however, the ASX fell sharply as the Australian market ...

Britain's inflation up 3.2 percent, greatest jump on record

LONDON, England: August saw inflation rates in the U.K. soaring to the highest-ever recorded rate, official figures show.Inflation rose to ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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