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California’s Contractor Law Stirs Confusion Beyond the Gig Economy

After state lawmakers voted to extend minimum-wage and other protections to independent contractors, Uber said it would not treat its drivers as employees....

California’s Contractor Law Stirs Confusion Beyond the Gig Economy

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Confusion and Defiance Follow California’s New Contractor Law Hours after state lawmakers voted to extend minimum-wage and other protections to independent contractors, Uber said it would not treat its drivers as employees....
00:39, 09/12/2019

In Mexico, Trump's latest asylum policy stirs anger, fear and confusion Tens of thousands of migrants who have been waiting for months in Mexican border cities are struggling to understand what the U.S. new asylum policy means for them even though they've followed the rules....
22:39, 07/18/2019

President’s tweet stirs controversy https://youtu.be/YhmVSm5f–I TUCSON – The President’s tweets have generated a lot of controversy.  The tweets read: Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have i...
04:26, 06/19/2019

"You Kill Them Now Or Later": US Lawmaker's Remark On Abortions Stirs Row A day after Alabama passed what could become the most restrictive abortion legislation in the country, state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, took to the House floor to voice his support for a woman's......
10:13, 05/03/2019

Lagarde Departure Stirs Succession Speculation at I.M.F. Some observers wonder if President Trump will try to break tradition and install an American as managing director of the International Monetary Fund....
01:39, 07/04/2019

End of ‘Big Bang’ stirs debate over future of TV comedies LOS ANGELES (AP) — The end of “The Big Bang Theory” means the beginning of a familiar debate: is the traditional sitcom, complete with laugh track, a thing of the past? The hit CBS comedy concludes its 12-year run on Thursday. When it deb...
09:39, 05/13/2019

Mueller stirs up Democratic impeachment agitation Special counsel Robert Mueller handed Democrats a new weapon on Wednesday that they hoped would convince Speaker Nancy Pelosi to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.But Pelosi remains unmoved, reiterating her view that House Democ...
04:00, 05/30/2019

Germany's economy just shrank, meaning Europe's biggest economy is 'teetering on the edge of recession' Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke Germany's economy shrank 0.1% in the second quarter, driven by a decline in exports due to the US-China trade war. The slowdown is bad news given Germany is Europe's largest economy and a key player in the eurozone. The con...
20:26, 08/15/2019

Gender filter stirs emotions for some trans people Snapchat's new photo filter that allows users to change into a man or woman with the tap of a finger is not necessarily fun and games for transgender people. (April 20)        ...
01:52, 05/21/2019

Pro-LGBT poster with revered icon stirs Poland Rights groups and government critics in Poland are protesting after police temporarily detained a human rights activist for putting up posters depicting the country’s most revered Catholic icon with the LGBT rainbow on the halos of Mary and baby Jesu...
20:26, 05/07/2019

Mayfield stirs OU-Texas rivalry, rips QB Ehlinger Baker Mayfield proved he hasn't left the Red River Rivalry behind him, shutting down talk of Texas as a title contender and having especially harsh words for Longhorns QB Sam Ehlinger....
10:52, 06/20/2019

China's Thirst for Water Stirs Backlash Overseas A growing number of Chinese businesses are investing in plants abroad to extract and bottle water for China’s expanding market, sparking protests and court actions in New Zealand, Australia and elsewhere....
17:52, 09/05/2019

John Bolton’s Belarus trip stirs threat to Putin White House national security adviser John Bolton’s unexpected meeting with “the last dictator in Europe” could undermine a vital Russian alliance, with potentially high stakes for Russian President Vladimir Putin himself....
04:13, 08/31/2019

Drake's new Beatles tattoo stirs backlash from Fab Four fans Beatles fans are not loving Drake's tattoo featuring the rapper as the fifth member of the British band on Abbey Road.        ...
00:26, 08/14/2019

Miss India photo stirs debate on social media What began as an innocent collage of this year's Miss India finalists has evolved into a heated social media debate about India's obsession with fair skin....
08:13, 06/03/2019

U.S. warship sails through Taiwan Strait, stirs tensions with China China expressed "deep concerns" on Thursday over a U.S. Navy warship sailing through the Taiwan Strait, a day after Beijing warned that it was ready for war if Taiwan moved toward independence....
12:13, 07/25/2019

Boris Johnson domestic 'row' report stirs up UK leadership race Police said they were called to the home of UK Conservative leadership contender Boris Johnson after neighbors reported a fracas. The news came as Johnson and rival Jeremy Hunt prepared to launch their run-off campaigns....
16:39, 06/22/2019

New Zealand pizza chain stirs controversy with vegan prank A New Zealand pizza chain pranked its patrons by serving plant-based, meatless patties on its so-called Burger Pizza — a stunt intended to “start conversation” about veganism, according to new reports. Hell Pizza last week launched the meat pie, whic...
19:26, 06/28/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency stirs criticism, privacy concerns US lawmakers have grilled Facebook on its ambitious plan to create a financial ecosystem based on a digital currency called Libra. The project is viewed with skepticism in many countries, including Germany....
21:26, 07/16/2019

US Warship Sails Through Taiwan Strait, Stirs Tensions With China China expressed "deep concerns" on Thursday over a US Navy warship sailing through the Taiwan Strait, a day after Beijing warned that it was ready for war if Taiwan moved toward independence....
15:00, 07/25/2019

Malnutrition Case Stirs Debate About Vegan Diets for Babies A judge in Australia said a couple had left their baby “severely malnourished” on a strict vegan diet. Experts said that, with proper guidance, children can be on a totally plant-based diet....
01:39, 08/26/2019

China Stirs Suspicion With Unusual Maritime-Threat Alert Nations that flank the Strait of Malacca are puzzling over why China issued an emergency-level alert for its ships that pass through the vital Asian waterway, and whether strategic calculations are at play....
22:39, 07/11/2019

Rep. Steve King stirs controversy again with Founding Fathers remarks ​Rep. Steve King, who has been rebuked by the House for comments ​about white supremacists, said assuming all cultures are equal devalues the Founding Fathers. “If we presume that every culture is equal and has an equal amount to contribute to ...
19:00, 05/30/2019

Frustration of surviving pricey Hong Kong stirs protest anger Young people in Hong Kong have been at the forefront of violent protests over a proposed extradition law that have shaken the city and angered Beijing....
04:00, 07/04/2019

UK police warning to media over diplomat's leaked memos stirs anger Senior British politicians, including both contenders to be the next prime minister, joined journalists on Saturday in criticizing police for warning media not to publish leaked government documents, saying it was a "dangerous road to tread"....
16:13, 07/13/2019

Vladimir Putin stirs Russia-Ukraine tensions with passport offer Just as Ukraine is set for a new leader, Russia has offered passports to millions of Ukrainians. Experts say Moscow wants to cement power over occupied areas and stop population decline — but the move is a powder keg....
20:52, 05/03/2019

Documentary on child sex abuse by Catholic priests stirs debate in Poland A newly released documentary about children who were sexually abused by Polish priests has shaken the country, bringing a once-taboo topic to the fore. Now, the Catholic Church and politicians are under pressure to act....
02:52, 05/16/2019

Trump’s surprise Huawei U-turn stirs unease amid 5G fears President Trump’s surprise announcement in Japan that U.S. companies will be allowed to do at least some business with Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications company with links to the Communist government, has unsettled friends and analysts....
04:00, 07/04/2019

Microsoft stirs suspicions by adding telemetry files to security-only update This month's Security-only update package for Windows 7 includes an unexpected compatibility/telemetry component that has some skeptical users up in arms....
10:26, 07/11/2019

Shares shaken, bonds surge as Trump stirs recession risk U.S. stock futures slid and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock move to slap tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States, and maybe the whole world, into recession....
05:00, 05/31/2019

Trump Mideast plan hits nerve in Lebanon, stirs old fears U.S. President Donald Trump's vision for Mideast peace has hit a raw nerve in Lebanon, reviving fears of any plan that would permanently settle Palestinian refugees in the country and shift its Christian-Muslim sectarian balance....
22:13, 06/24/2019

Hackers broke into a contractor for Russia's spy agency The Russian government is used to perpetrating hacks, but it just became a target -- and the data says a lot about its goals. A hacking group nicknaming itself 0v1ru$ infiltrated the servers of SyTech, a contractor for the FSB intelligence agency on...
22:52, 07/21/2019

Ford acquires defense contractor to help get AVs on the road Ford Motor Co. paid an undisclosed sum to acquire Quantum Signal AI, a 40-member team of roboticists operating out of a decommissioned 1930s-era high school near Ann Arbor, Mich....
17:13, 07/30/2019

Defiant Former Blackwater Contractor Again Sentenced to Life A federal judge sentenced Nicholas Slatten for murdering an Iraqi citizen, which prosecutors said prompted the shooting of dozens of Iraqis in Baghdad....
00:00, 08/15/2019

Contractor stabbed to death while inspecting DC bridge WASHINGTON — Police in the nation’s capital say a contractor working on the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge has been stabbed to death. Police Chief Peter Newsham tells reporters that 62-year-old Robert Bolich, of Alexandria, Virginia, was at...
14:00, 08/23/2019

Ex-NSA contractor sentenced to 9 years for stolen documents BALTIMORE — A former National Security Agency contractor who stored two decades’ worth of classified documents at his Maryland home was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison. Harold Martin, 54, apologized to the federal judge who sentenced him for...
23:13, 07/19/2019

Iran executes 'defense contractor' over spying for the CIA Jalal Hajizavar was hanged at a prison near Tehran after documents and spying equipment were found at his home, news agencies reported. The death happens at a time of fierce tensions between Iran and Washington....
19:26, 06/22/2019

Uber is sued over resistance to California 'gig' contractor law A driver for Uber has sued the company for misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors, hours after California legislators voted to help thousands of those workers become, and enjoy the benefits of being, employees....
17:00, 09/12/2019

Ex-NSA contractor jailed for 9 years over stolen documents A former US contractor who stockpiled secret National Security Agency data at his home has been jailed for nine years. The case is another embarrassment for the NSA after Edward Snowden leaked classified info in 2013....
04:00, 07/20/2019

ICE to hire contractor to transport 225,000 migrants to shelters across the US The Trump administration is looking to hire a private contractor that will be responsible for transporting approximately 225,000 migrant children and families to shelters across the country over the next five years as they wait for their asylum claim...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Graphic photo of drowned father and daughter stirs volatile immigration debate A harrowing photo of a drowned migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter has renewed outrage over the immigration debate.        ...
03:00, 06/26/2019

After Texas massacre, Trump's planned visit to border city stirs emotion President Donald Trump's expected visit to the Texas border city of El Paso days after a gun massacre that left 22 dead drew mixed reactions on Tuesday from residents of this heavily Hispanic liberal enclave....
22:13, 08/06/2019

Pascal Ackermann grabs Giro d’Italia win while Simon Yates stirs up rivals • Pascal Ackermann wins second stage on Grand Tour debut• Primoz Roglic leads Britain’s Yates in the general classificationPascal Ackermann, who was parachuted into the Giro d’Italia in the place of his teammate Sam Bennett, won the nervous second st...
22:39, 05/12/2019

Viral clip of Russian policeman punching female protester stirs anger Video footage of a Russian police officer punching a young woman in the stomach has stirred anger among many Russians who believe the authorities have used excessive force to disperse weeks of political demonstrations in Moscow....
15:54, 08/12/2019

Former inmates not surprised murder suspects escaped from contractor TUCSON – Two former prisoners said they were not surprised a private contractor let two murder suspects escape. Pima County pays Security Transport Services to extradite inmates to the Tucson jail from all over the country. Last week, the News Four T...
14:39, 08/30/2019

Ben Sasse, Funded by ICE Contractor, Does Not Comment on Trump Endorsement Sen. Ben Sasse, a Republican from Nebraska who is running for reelection, reportedly had nothing to say on Wednesday about his recent endorsement from Donald Trump....
07:39, 09/12/2019

Queen Elizabeth once served tea to a Buckingham Palace contractor One worker at Buckingham Palace found out first hand what it’s like to get the royal treatment. A builder who was refurbishing a desk at the legendary residence had a bizarre encounter, when he paused to order a spot of tea and suddenly realize...
06:26, 09/20/2019

Facebook contractor hikes pay for Indian content reviewers Facebook contractor Genpact has raised minimum wages for the content moderation teams it runs for the Silicon Valley firm in India, the latest sign of improvement for workers after reports of stressful conditions at the social network's sites global...
20:00, 08/19/2019

N4T Investigators: County contractor kept incomplete transport logs TUCSON – A private company has not been keeping contractually obligated records to prove they are treating Pima County inmates properly. Pima County pays Security Transport Services to extradite people to the local jail from all over the country. Tho...
08:26, 08/20/2019

Ex-NSA contractor gets nine years in prison for stealing classified documents A former contractor for the National Security Agency was sentenced Friday to nine years in federal prison with three years of supervised release, a result of a plea deal for stealing troves of classified government documents over two decades and keep...
00:52, 07/20/2019

Iran says they’ve executed a contractor convicted of spying for the CIA: report Days after the US called off a military strike on Iran, the country’s semi-official media reported Saturday that Iran executed a “defense ministry contractor” convicted of spying for the CIA. “The execution sentence was carrie...
22:52, 06/23/2019

NSA contractor sentenced to nine years over theft of classified info In 2016, federal agents arrested NSA contractor Harold Martin for stealing up to 50TB of classified information, and reports claimed that included offensive hacking technology designed to break into foreign computer networks. Sources for the data he....
13:00, 07/20/2019

The Breakaway: There was confusion, they didn’t know what to do "In today’s Breakaway, the team detail why Geraint Thomas remains the favourite for the Tour (00:35) despite Team Ineos’ relative lack of direction (01:50), and the risks associated with a two-pronged attack (04:00). Why Julian Alaphilippe’s overzeal...
20:26, 07/21/2019

There’s confusion over the Red Sox ‘Fortnite’ situation Wins and “Fortnite” have all but disappeared for the 2019 Red Sox. Noted video game player David Price and manager Alex Cora clarified Thursday that “Fortnite” has not been banned from the Red Sox clubhouse, but it isn’t...
20:13, 05/03/2019

Diddy stirs backlash after photos show him with son's ex-girlfriend Lori Harvey in Italy Photos of rapper Diddy dining with his son's ex, Lori Harvey, and her family in Italy have prompted backlash on Twitter.        ...
05:00, 08/06/2019

Argentine photo exhibit stirs memories of 1994 bombing attack on Jewish center Julio Menajovsky was one of the first photographers to reach the scene of a devastating bombing at a Jewish cultural center in Argentina on the morning of July 18, 1994, that killed 85 people and wounded hundreds....
19:00, 07/17/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares shaken, bonds surge as Trump stirs recession risk U.S. stock futures slid and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock move to slap tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States, and maybe the whole world, into recession....
09:26, 05/31/2019

SpaceX Rockets Were Imperiled by Contractor's Falsified Reports, Prosecutors Say An engineer at an upstate New York company who was responsible for ensuring the quality of parts for Elon Musk’s space venture has been charged with falsifying inspection reports....
05:13, 05/23/2019

Google Very Angry After Contractor Leaks Over a Thousand Assistant Recordings Just in case you were holding out any hope that Google didn’t let humans listen voice recordings from Google Home and Google Assistant, stop doing that. One of the humans that Google hired to review voice recordings recently leaked over a thousand As...
02:39, 07/13/2019

Warren urges reducing defense contractor influence at Pentagon Taking aim at what she calls “the coziness between defense lobbyists, Congress, and the Pentagon,” presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday unveiled a plan to reduce the influence of defense contractors on the military and “cut our bl...
16:39, 05/16/2019

Ex-NSA contractor sentenced to nine years in prison for stealing secret documents A former National Security Agency contractor was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison for stealing classified material over more than two decades in what may be the largest breach of classified information in U.S. history....
06:00, 07/20/2019

Hack of U.S. Border Control Contractor Is Way Bigger Than the Government Is Letting On Even as Homeland Security officials attempted to downplay the impact of a security intrusion that reached deep into the network of a federal surveillance contractor, secret documents, handbooks, and slides concerning the nation’s border control oper...
00:52, 06/22/2019

4 Questions Hovering Over Deal to Create a Giant Defense Contractor Raytheon and United Technologies say that joining forces will be good for America. But President Trump and antitrust experts worry that the deal could reduce competition....
19:52, 06/11/2019

NSA contractor sentenced to prison for huge theft of classified U.S. data A former National Security Agency contractor was sentenced in Maryland to nine years in prison on Friday for stealing huge amounts of classified material from U.S. intelligence agencies over two decades though officials never found proof he shared it...
03:13, 07/20/2019

New York contractor says gun-toting restaurateur kidnapped him over unfinished renovations An off-the-books contractor in New York City has claimed that the owner of a Brooklyn restaurant kidnapped him at gunpoint last week and forced him to remain in the restaurant owner's house for two nights....
00:39, 05/23/2019

N.S.A. Contractor Who Hoarded Secrets at Home Is Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison The case of Harold T. Martin III, who took home classified material undetected for nearly 20 years, was a major embarrassment for security officials....
22:26, 07/19/2019

Rich Uber Passengers Can Now Demand Silence From Their ‘Contractor’ Drivers Through the App Congratulations to Uber, a company currently valued at $67 billion by the stock market that has never made any money and lacks a viable business model, for finding another new and novel way to dehumanize its workforce....
21:39, 05/15/2019

Defense contractor the Pentagon accused of 'gouging our taxpayers' repays $16M A defense contractor accused of overcharging the Pentagon for mission-critical parts has agreed to repay the government $16 million after its executives were grilled by Congress last week....
00:39, 05/25/2019

Confusion and backlash against Johnson's 'sin tax' pledge Boris Johnson's pledge to halt "sin taxes" on salty, sugary and fatty foods has been immediately marked by confusion and a backlash among Tory MPs and health charities....
14:26, 07/03/2019

DOJ uses Democrats’ impeachment confusion against them in court The Justice Department, in new court filings, sought to block congressional Democrats' bid for secret grand jury material from the Robert Mueller investigation by citing the confusion inside the caucus over whether or not they're pursuing an "impeach...
18:26, 09/16/2019

Defense contractor consolidation a security concern: U.S. Air Force acquisition head The number of major U.S. defense contractors has shrunk to the point of becoming a national security concern, according to the U.S. Air Force's acquisition head, who said his service needed to have more frequent competitions to benefit smaller compan...
11:26, 06/28/2019

Ex-Blackwater contractor sentenced to life for 2007 Iraq shooting that killed 14 A former Blackwater security contractor was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for taking part in a mass shooting at a Baghdad traffic circle in 2007 that killed 14 unarmed civilians....
19:13, 08/15/2019

Pentagon contractor threatened to murder Rep. Frederica Wilson over vaccine bill: DOJ An anti-vaxxer from Maryland who works as a cybersecurity contractor for the Department of Defense was charged this week for “threatening to murder” Florida Congresswoman Frederica Wilson — after she introduced a bill requiring all ...
11:00, 07/19/2019

Indictment: Defense contractor Darryl Varnum threatened Florida lawmaker Federal authorities have arrested and charged a Defense Department contractor with threatening a Florida congresswoman over a childhood vaccination bill....
18:26, 07/19/2019

Microsoft bucks trend, maintains contractor reviews of voice recording Cortana integration lets Windows Phone users speak to the new Band. A wave of privacy scandals has led several major companies to end or pause their programs for human reviews of voice recordings. But Microsoft has bucked the trend. Last week, a w...
02:00, 08/16/2019

Black family fires contractor who showed up to job with Confederate flag: video An independent contractor was fired by a black couple in Georgia after he pulled up to their house Saturday with a Confederate flag attached to the back of his truck. ...
11:13, 07/03/2019

What Comes After Clarke's "Death" on The 100? Bargaining, Danger, and Confusion Sanctum's Primes had no idea what they were getting themselves into by trying to kill Clarke Griffin (Eliza Taylor). The 100's defacto leader has been a little bit out of the......
03:00, 07/23/2019

NBC Sports causes NHL Draft confusion with graphic gaffe There weren’t many surprises in the 2019 NHL Draft, except for an alert that appeared at the bottom of NBCSN’s broadcast. Just as the Philadelphia Flyers traded the 11th pick to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for the 14th and 45th picks, an accompan...
09:13, 06/22/2019

At abortion clinics, new laws sow confusion, uncertainty HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Abortion providers say the flurry of recent state laws restricting abortion has emboldened protesters and left patients confused. Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and Ohio have passed laws that prohibit abortion when a fetal hea...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Confusion builds over U.S. ban on Chinese surveillance technology Contractors who buy and install Hikvision and Dahua surveillance systems told U.S. officials on Friday that an ambiguous law that bans purchases from the two Chinese companies could harm their businesses....
22:26, 07/19/2019

'Like taking candy from a baby': Pentagon accuses defense contractor of 'gouging our taxpayers' Congress took aim at a key defense contractor Wednesday for what the Pentagon's acquisition chief called "gouging our taxpayers" using "a disgraceful business model" designed to exploit the law....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Siemens contractor pleads guilty to planting ‘logic bomb’ in spreadsheet software A contract programmer has pleaded guilty to planting “logic bombs” inside a client’s spreadsheets in an attempt to receive extra work from the company every time the software crashed. David Tinley — the Pennsylvania-based 62-year-old contract program...
14:26, 07/25/2019

Ex-FEMA officials, contractor accused of Puerto Rico hurricane relief fraud Federal authorities announced Tuesday that two former officials from the Federal Emergency Management Authority (FEMA), as well as the former president of the main relief contracting agency in Puerto Rico, have been arrested and indicted on charges o...
10:00, 09/11/2019

Facebook contractor pressured therapists to leak confidential employee info: report Facebook is under fire from moderators who say a company contractor pressured counselors to break confidentiality agreements by leaking discussions with employees. “This pressuring of a licensed counselor to divulge confidential information is ...
21:52, 08/17/2019

Demo Day! Scott Disick Bulldozes a Basketball Hoop and Leaves His Contractor Speechless Taking matters into his own hands. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Flip It Like Disick, Scott Disick jumps into the driver's seat of a bulldozer in order to take down the Jed......
16:00, 08/16/2019

Hackers Reportedly Break Into SyTech, a Contractor for Russia's Federal Security Service Hackers breached servers at a contractor for Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), SyTech, and stole about 7.5 terabytes of data after gaining access to the company’s entire network earlier this month, ZDnet reported on Saturday.Read more......
06:00, 07/22/2019

Homeland Security Exhibits Ignorance, Incompetence in Handling of Surveillance Contractor Breach At a Homeland Security hearing this week that largely focused on the unsolved mystery of whether it’s illegal to use face recognition software on U.S. citizens at airports, a senior Customs and Border Protection (CBP) official proved unable to answer...
02:00, 07/12/2019

Windows 10 cumulative update causes confusion by apparently installing itself twice Some Windows 10 users have encountered a problem with Microsoft’s latest round of cumulative updates for the OS, specifically with KB4494441, which is an important update (more on that later) for those running the October 2018 Update.The issue...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Confusion as Turkey says Iranian tanker now headed toward Lebanon Turkey said on Friday that an Iranian tanker at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran was headed to Lebanon's waters after changing course several times, although Beirut said it was not informed of the plan....
18:13, 08/30/2019

NBA’s weird trade rules lead to draft hat confusion The conversation was about what the players were wearing on Thursday night, but for wrong reasons. Several players picked during the 2019 NBA Draft were seen wearing hats of a team they aren’t going to actually suit up for, thanks to trade agreements...
23:52, 06/21/2019

"Congress In Confusion": Prakash Javadekar On Centre's J&K Move The Congress is speaking in different voices on the special status of Jammu and Kashmir because of its "frustration, despair and directionless politics", Union minister Prakash Javadekar said on......
13:00, 08/13/2019

U.S. bond yields rise on confusion over U.S. trade move U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday amid confusion over the United States policy on trade with China, while political turmoil in Italy compounded investor concerns, capping a volatile week in the......
23:00, 08/09/2019

Confusion, fear reigns on Mexico border with new US policy Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refuge claims by Central Americans meant for their bids to find a better life in America...
08:13, 07/17/2019

Yankees-Orioles’ wacky postponement leaves confusion Despite a soaking rain for the better part of two days, the weather had improved enough on Monday night in The Bronx that both the Yankees and Orioles thought their game would be played, albeit after an hour or so delay following the original 6:35 p....
07:39, 05/14/2019

Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Patriotism Questioned During 9/11 Ceremony: ‘Why Your Confusion?’ Aside from doing nothing in response to mass shootings, one of America’s favorite pastimes is touting the virtues of tolerance, diversity, and inclusion. This is a melting pot after all, and post-racial America would never do things like hand pick a ...
05:26, 09/12/2019

MTA: Halting car ban on 14th Street is causing ‘public confusion’ The 14th Street bus is bus-ted. A court-ordered injunction halting the city’s plan to ban cars from sections of 14th Street has “greatly impacted … service” and “caused public confusion,” according to testimony fil...
19:39, 07/09/2019

Defense Secretary nominee Esper grilled over contractor ties in heated confirmation hearing Mark Esper, who took over the role of Acting Secretary of Defense after former Acting Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down in June, faced tense moments in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday during his confirmation process for the...
00:00, 07/17/2019

Wait, Is Scott Disick's Contractor Miki "Living" at the Team's Unsold Malibu House? Miki Mor feels right at home in this Malibu mansion! Only problem? He doesn't actually live here. Or at least he shouldn't be, though there isn't much room for backpedaling......
21:13, 08/15/2019

Pelosi lashes out at reporters on impeachment confusion, shuts down questions House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., lashed out at reporters Thursday when they asked her repeatedly about her stance on impeaching the president -- amid mounting party tensions over the proceedings. ...
21:13, 09/12/2019

Confusion Over Afghan-Taliban Talks Further Complicates Peace Process The Afghan government’s announcement of direct negotiations with the Taliban in two weeks was rejected by the insurgents, casting uncertainty over a stalled process....
23:26, 07/27/2019

Supreme Court's Order Triggers Confusion In P Chidambaram Case Delhi court witnessed confusion on Monday over the Supreme Court order on former finance minister P Chidambaram's plea in the INX Media case with CBI and defence lawyers referring to the direction to......
23:13, 09/02/2019

Djokovic-Federer tiebreaker creates drama, confusion and debate Wimbledon's new tiebreaker rule at 12-all in the final set came into play in the most dramatic way possible as Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer battled to the end....
00:26, 07/16/2019

The NFL’s pass interference replay rule has brought more confusion than clarity The NFL wanted to avoid disaster by making pass interference reviewable, but instead it has seen why it never allowed challenges on judgment calls in the first place....
17:26, 09/16/2019

As Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Drags On, Untracked Cases Sow Confusion On tour in Africa, American officials said the U.S. would keep providing aid. But Congo’s response has been uneven, and the former health minister has been jailed....
03:52, 09/17/2019

Fake mews? Confusion over cat at Thai king's coronation ceremony Animal lovers in Thailand were thrown into confusion on Sunday over whether a Siamese cat presented to the newly crowned Thai king and his queen was a living feline - or not....
20:39, 05/05/2019

Confusion in Sydney as new WestConnex tunnel missing from Google Maps Motorists sent up the garden path as controversial M4 East tunnel from Homebush to Haberfield fails to display Google Maps is working to resolve an issue where Sydney’s newly opened WestConnex M4 East motorway – part of Australia’s largest transport ...
08:52, 07/15/2019

Samsung’s Galaxy Note10 makes a 5G nightmare come true: Confusion Instead of making the purchasing decision easy for first-time 5G customers, Samsung is releasing models that won't fully support U.S. carriers' 5G networks.Read More...
23:00, 08/08/2019

''One Nation, One Election'' Will Create Confusion Among Voters: Deve Gowda Former prime minister and JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda on Thursday said "One Nation, One Election" -- holding simultaneous polls to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies -- would create confusion among......
16:52, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Terror, confusion at Alabama park amid shooting The Latest on the Sunday killing of an Alabama police officer (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Residents of an Alabama mobile home park described moments of confusion and terror as a gunman fired on authorities, killing one officer and injuring two other...
00:13, 05/22/2019

Iowa officials claim confusion over scope led to arrest of pen-testers Enlarge / The Dallas County, Iowa, courthouse, the site of a penetration test gone wrong. (credit: By Iowahwyman - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0) In a post to the Iowa Judicial Branch website today, a spokesperson for the state's court administration rele...
18:39, 09/19/2019

Experts: Ransomware hackers count on confusion, panic to bilk victims The decision by a South Florida city last week to pay cyber terrorists $600,000 to retake control of government computers has drawn substantial criticism from the public and law enforcement....
14:52, 06/26/2019

Biden prompts confusion with bungled pitch for supporters to text campaign Joe Biden ended Wednesday night's Democratic presidential primary debate by issuing a vexing call for supporters visit "Joe 30330" -- leading to confusion as to whether the former vide president promoting a website, text messaging number, or even the...
18:26, 08/01/2019

Cenobio de Valeron: 350 Small Caves Create Confusion in the Canary Islands The strange appearance of the cavities that comprise the immense Cenobio de Valeron archaeological site in the Canary Islands caused confusion for Spanish colonizers and early scholars. ...
13:13, 05/02/2019

Confusion Between Self-Driving Cars and Driver-Assistance Systems Is Still Rampant: Study The modern car market is in a period of transition as semi-autonomous features migrate onto it, and not in the joyous, life-is-about-to-change-forever kind of way. It’s more like it just hit middle school, and a bunch of terrible, miserable things n...
20:52, 06/20/2019

Hundreds of Bahamian refugees kicked off US-bound ferry over visa confusion Viral video from the ferry Balearia in Freeport included an announcement that 'passengers who don't have a U.S. visa, please proceed to disembark.'        ...
18:39, 09/09/2019

Fear, confusion, despair: the everyday cruelty of a border immigration court At a federal immigration court in El Paso asylum seekers wait in limbo as a result of Trump’s policiesJudge Sunita Mahtabfar, presiding over the El Paso immigration court in south-west Texas, kicked off the hearing by asking the 16 asylum seekers a q...
08:13, 07/26/2019

Underwear Confusion Delays Chinese Woman's Resort Trespassing Trial A U.S. jail's failure to provide underwear needed to change out of prison garb and into street clothes delayed the start of jury selection in the trial of a Chinese national charged with lying her way......
19:26, 09/09/2019

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19:26, 05/30/2019

Confusion hangs over Mueller testimony, as Dems plan marathon hearings House Democrats are planning to turn former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s highly anticipated congressional testimony next week into a marathon string of hearings, setting the stage for what could be hours of back-to-back questioning by dozens of l...
20:26, 07/10/2019

Sajid Javid tells of confusion at rejection from Trump state banquet Tory leadership candidate Sajid Javid has said has said he "doesn't know why" he was not invited to Donald Trump's state banquet at Buckingham Palace....
13:26, 06/13/2019

Confusion as Trump insists he plans to add citizenship question to 2020 census President says ‘we are absolutely moving forward’ – contradicting earlier administration statements that the plan had been droppedDonald Trump has said he plans to move ahead with adding a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 US census, contr...
03:52, 07/04/2019

Southwest updates safety information cards to avoid Boeing 737 Max confusion Southwest has stopped using combined safety information cards following the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft due to fatal crashes.       ...
19:13, 07/10/2019

Tour de France: Confusion and chaos as extreme weather halts race Hail, flooding, mudslides: the 19th stage was chaotic and aborted prematurely. Egan Bernal seized the yellow jersey and Thibaut Pinot was forced to retire - but this stage will be remembered for the adverse conditions....
05:26, 07/27/2019

Jos Buttler admits fatigue confusion after waking from lull to revive England • Buttler says it was nice to relax and have fun during unbeaten 64• Australia’s Mitchell Marsh reveals tragedy that led to slumpJos Buttler put confusing thoughts of fatigue to one side and decided to have some fun before the counterattacking half-c...
06:26, 09/13/2019

A Political Scientist Caused Confusion By Making Up A Donald Trump Quote President Donald Trump again called for libel laws to be changed after a prominent political scientist and think tank leader made up a quote and attributed it to Trump....
05:26, 05/28/2019

Confusion: Biden offers sympathy for the ‘tragic events in Houston today and also in Michigan’ Former Vice President Joe Biden misstated the locations of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, while speaking to donors at a high-dollar fundraiser in San Diego on Sunday night....
18:13, 08/05/2019

'Nazi Porsche' valued at $20m fails to sell amid California auction confusion Type 64 car built in 1939 is not technically a Porsche but was still expected to fetch a high price at Sotheby’s Monterey saleA car designed by Ferdinand Porsche in Nazi Germany that was expected to sell for millions failed to find a buyer at an auct...
05:39, 08/19/2019

A political scientist caused confusion when he made up a Trump quote. The president noticed. A prominent political commentator tweeted a made-up comment he said Trump made about Joe Biden and North Korea. The president made another call for tighter libel laws in response....
18:00, 05/27/2019

Pokémon Card Requiring Players To Speak Banned To Prevent Linguistic Confusion The Pokémon Company announced late yesterday that it’s banning one of the Pokémon trading card game’s newest cards at this year’s World Championship. That’s because this card introduces some potential language barrier issues between international pla...
21:26, 08/06/2019

FedEx Sues U.S. Government Over Huawei Confusion, Says It Can't Inspect Every Package for Export Violations FedEx filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Commerce on Monday over restrictions that the Trump regime has put in place against the Chinese telecom giant Huawei. FedEx, which has gotten into trouble with Huawei for misdirecting some of the t...
13:52, 06/25/2019

Indie developers suggest Steam Summer Sale confusion is hurting their games Enlarge / Despite the exciting imagery, Steam's Grand Prix promotion may be inadvertently harming some low-cost indie games on the platform. (credit: Steam) As part of this year's annual Steam Summer Sale, Valve is hosting a new "Grand Prix" promot...
21:13, 06/27/2019

Mackenzie Lueck disappearance: Suspect wanted secret room with hooks on its wall built in home, contractor reveals A handyman in Utah told Fox News exclusively on Friday that the person of interest that police have identified in the search for a missing University of Utah student asked to build a secret, soundproofed room with hooks on its walls just as Salt Lake...
22:52, 06/28/2019

Fox News Exclusive: Suspect in Mackenzie Lueck slaying wanted secret room with wall hooks built, contractor claims A handyman in Utah told Fox News exclusively on Friday that the person of interest that police have identified in the search for a missing University of Utah student asked to build a secret, soundproofed room with hooks on its walls just as Salt Lake...
03:13, 06/29/2019

Mysterious Russian Nuclear Explosion Upgraded From Weird to Baffling Amid Evacuation Confusion Russia military officials issued conflicting reports this week about whether residents in areas near a mysterious nuclear explosion must evacuate.Read more......
03:39, 08/14/2019

iPad confusion and Tory antics indicate lack of intelligent life on Earth | John Crace Aliens are unlikely to be impressed by the likes of Annunziata Rees-Mogg and the Conservative partyAfter three years of training telescopes on 1,327 stars within 160 light years of Earth as part of the Breakthrough Listen project, astronomers have be...
22:39, 06/21/2019

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14:13, 05/02/2019

Man Utd youngster Daniel James is the biggest leader! Gary Neville fumes over penalty confusion Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville is concerned by the lack of leaders in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's young team after they squandered two points in Monday's 1-1 draw with Wolves....
12:00, 08/20/2019

‘He didn’t show no remorse’: Survivors recount confusion, horror during deadly El Paso shooting It had been a typical Saturday for many families and shoppers at Walmart before torrents of gunfire sent adults cowering behind toy machines and panicked children fleeing for their lives across a parking lot....
03:26, 08/05/2019

Crew confusion, engine trouble recorded in final seconds of doomed flight, NTSB says A plane that crashed in suburban Dallas and killed 10 passengers and crew had trouble with its left engine, according to the last few seconds of a cockpit voice recording, officials said on Tuesday....
12:13, 07/03/2019

Six Flags Magic Mountain, Hurricane Harbor see evacuations, confusion with brush fire nearby Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor were closed early after a brush fire in Southern California broke out nearby forcing hundreds of visitors to escape the clouds of smoke and ash....
09:52, 06/10/2019

Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer vows to stick to two-player penalty system despite confusion in Wolves draw Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists he will not depart from his two penalty taker system, despite Paul Pogba's crucial miss against Wolves on Monday night....
00:26, 08/20/2019

Tottenham fans receive apology from Thomas Cook over Champions League Final travel confusion Travel company Thomas Cook has apologised after hundreds of Tottenham fans with Champions League Final tickets were left in the dark about their travel plans for Madrid....
13:13, 05/30/2019

Trump administration's update of policy on citizenship for certain children of government employees born overseas sparks confusion The Trump administration on Wednesday briefly sparked confusion when it issued updated policy guidance saying some children of U.S. government employees and service members who live abroad may not be considered to be residing in the U.S. for the purp...
03:26, 08/29/2019

See Scott Disick Surprise His Contractor With an Impromptu Haircut on Flip It Like Disick He's a new man. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Flip It Like Disick, Scott Disick freshens up his look by getting a much-needed haircut. Not only does the Keeping Up With the......
23:39, 09/05/2019

Contractor Shows Up at Black Couple’s House With Confederate Flag, Shockingly Gets Fired: ‘I Didn’t Know the Flag Offended, Y’all’ In my 38 years of life, I’ve owned Tonka Trucks, college degrees, and poor credit, but a golf cart sounds like an unexpected headache waiting to happen....
21:00, 07/03/2019

A Democratic lawmaker sparked confusion Sunday, suggesting that Robert Mueller had agreed to testify before Congress, before walking back his comments House Judiciary Committee Hearings/YouTube Democratic Rep. David Cicilline sparked confusion in an appearance on "Fox News Sunday," where he appeared to suggest that Special counsel Robert Mueller had tentatively agreed to testify in mid-May. "A te...
03:00, 05/06/2019

Clearing up confusion on payments: If a retailer takes Apple Pay it also takes Google Pay As New York City's MTA adopts contactless payments on some transit lines, people are still confused about who takes Apple, Google and Samsung Pay.        ...
21:13, 05/31/2019

Gary Neville rages over Man Utd penalty incident after 'embarrassing' Pogba and Rashford confusion Gary Neville was left fuming with the 'embarrassing' penalty incident that saw Manchester United miss out on the chance to move top of the Premier League....
00:26, 08/20/2019

Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek says he feels 'more confusion than sadness' after rupturing Achilles Ruben Loftus-Cheek has spoken for the first time since suffering a season-ending injury, with the Chelsea midfielder confirming that his surgery was a success....
18:52, 05/17/2019

Amid 'mass confusion' on popular CBD products' legal status, Feds hold hearing The U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a hearing Friday to collect information about popular cannabis compounds such as CBD.        ...
23:26, 05/31/2019

'Sell By,' 'Best By,' 'Enjoy By': FDA seeks to address food label confusion The Food and Drug Administration is urging food-makers to be more consistent with labeling terms for perishable products, like "Best If Used By."        ...
22:00, 06/06/2019

Want to See What’s Next for the Economy? Try This. Would you like to know what the health of the economy will be like months ahead of time? This rarely discussed "economic indicator" has a history of serving as a useful guide. See for yourself......
21:26, 07/16/2019

Circular economy: What goes around comes around Traditional economics has faced troubling questions since the 2008 financial crash, though its "linear" version remains dominant. Now some believe circular economics could, and perhaps should, set us on a new track....
13:52, 05/24/2019

The Fed Needs to Be the Adult in the Economy Alongside full employment and stable prices, the Federal Reserve has another, lesser known mandate: to be the adult in the economy, writes Greg Ip. That’s especially true at times like now when events are whipsawed by unpredictable actors at home and...
19:13, 06/12/2019

What People Say About the Economy Can Set Off a Recession Big economic changes come when popular narratives mutate and spread, infecting the decisions of millions of people, the economist Robert J. Shiller says....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Fed's Daly says her 'bias' is to run hot U.S. economy San Francisco Federal Reserve President Mary Daly on Thursday signaled support for continued U.S. monetary policy accommodation, saying she believes the benefits of running a "hot" economy currently outweigh the potential costs....
02:39, 08/29/2019

If the Economy Booms, Thank Software A shift has taken place in the economy in recent years: Productivity and growth increasingly flow not from equipment, buildings or hardware, but from instructions, coding and data—in other words, software....
07:26, 05/30/2019

Want to win in the gig economy? Think big, diversify and know your worth Danny Brewer started as a mobile DJ and now runs four inter-related small businesses, making the gig economy work for him.        ...
17:26, 05/15/2019

Venezuela gives a rare look at its economy Venezuela's economy is in shambles and the country has plunged into political chaos. The dysfunction is so great that basic economic data has been hard to come by....
06:13, 05/30/2019

A hesitating but happy economy News of high April employment growth along with strong first-quarter numbers on labor productivity felt better than a grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning in a tied game. Yes, the home team cheered wildly for this evidence of a strong economi...
20:26, 05/08/2019

Here Is Why Monsoon Is Critical For The Economy India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast average rainfall in 2019, while the country's only private forecaster Skymet has predicted below-normal rainfall....
17:39, 06/19/2019

Fed's Rosengren: Policymakers must do what is 'right' for the U.S. economy Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren on Friday said that he and his fellow policymakers should to do what's "right" for the economy, even if it is not necessarily what financial markets want....
01:00, 07/20/2019

After a decade of expanding economy, are you better off? The economic expansion now is a decade old, but are your finances looking just as good? Here are some ways to check.       ...
13:39, 07/20/2019

Is the U.S. economy about to contract? Three charts say maybe not Weak U.S. hiring data led investors to raise bets on Friday the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut interest rates later this year to stave off a recession. Is the U.S. economy really showing signs of rolling over?...
21:13, 06/07/2019

Fed's Williams says will act as appropriate to keep economy on track New York Federal Reserve President John Williams on Wednesday said he is ready to "act as appropriate" to help America avoid an economic downturn but so far the economy appeared to be in a good place....
23:00, 09/04/2019

The future of the creator economy Content creators are grabbing the attention previously allocated to traditional media, and changing video, consumer habits -- and  consumer spending.Read More...
15:26, 05/02/2019

Before GDP Data Due Today, Here Are 10 Things To Know About Economy The government will release data on gross domestic product (GDP) for the quarter ended June 30 today. Many economists expect the data to show that the expansion in India's GDP slowed for a fifth......
21:52, 08/30/2019

What are the NEDC fuel economy tests? Tips & advice 4 Jun, 2019 Get up to date with NEDC fuel economy tests, including how they were conducted, what was wrong with them and how they’ve been replaced...
13:52, 06/04/2019

Trump Says He Had To "Take China On," Regardless Of Impact On US Economy U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the U.S. economy because Beijing had been cheating Washington for decades....
14:39, 08/21/2019

Will Argentina’s economy do the dead cat bounce? Argentina is about to default; again. It will be the ninth time in the past 200 years, and the Latin American sovereign is about to test its ability to survive beyond the ascribed mortality of cats....
17:52, 08/22/2019

U.S. economy accelerates in Q1, but momentum slowing U.S. economic growth accelerated in the first quarter, but inflation pressures were much weaker than initially thought, supporting a recent decision by the Federal Reserve to suspend further rate increases....
17:52, 05/30/2019

Thanks to consumers, the US economy is still rising steadily Consumer spending drives about 70% of growth, and it accelerated in the April-June quarter at the fastest pace in nearly five years.       ...
18:52, 08/29/2019

A Firefighting Game That Makes Fun Of The Gig Economy Embr’s house groaned as fire licked away at its supports. Collapse was imminent. With a panicking resident slung over my shoulder, I sprinted for a second story window. Outside were three other residents I’d rescued. I took solace in the fact that, n...
00:39, 06/14/2019

Economy Week Ahead: All Eyes on the Fed The week ahead is light on data and heavy on monetary policy, with minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting due on Wednesday and the Fed’s annual policy symposium at Jackson Hole set for Thursday through Saturday....
12:52, 08/19/2019

Cheap Gas Revs Up Consumers---and the U.S. Economy Drivers hitting the road this Labor Day weekend will enjoy the cheapest gasoline prices in three years, a boon to consumers as fears of recession buffet Wall Street....
14:13, 08/30/2019

China's Xi in North Korea: It's the economy Speaking at a banquet in his honor, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up his visit to North Korea by praising economic development. However, he also issued a warning over efforts to denuclearize the peninsula....
10:26, 06/21/2019

Aim Of Becoming $5-Trillion Economy Possible: Pranab Mukherjee Former president Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said the government's ambitious target of becoming a USD 5-trillion economy by 2024-25 is possible through prudent fiscal management....
03:26, 08/25/2019

How to Make Dramatic Forecasts Despite the Economy See why the 5-year rally in Indian stocks was in the cards regardless of India's politics -- and learn why President Modi's recent victory also was hardly a surprise....
17:26, 06/12/2019

Low Oil Prices Slam Saudi Economy Subdued oil prices are punishing Saudi Arabia’s economy, threatening the kingdom’s foreign-investment push and curbing potential investor appetite for an Aramco IPO....
17:52, 09/03/2019

Oil prices drop on concern over US economy Oil prices fell on Thursday for the first time in three days after San Francisco Federal Reserve President Mary Daly sounded a note of concern about the strength of the U.S. economy....
12:26, 08/29/2019

Italy’s Precarious Economy Again Threatens the E.U. Once again, Italy and the E.U. are headed toward confrontation. They fought a protracted battle last year over the impact of Italy’s budget on its debt before arriving at a compromise in December, but the problem has re-emerged, and it’s ...
15:39, 06/13/2019

America needs more immigrants to keep economy growing Tariffs and the trade war with China are the biggest near-term financial problems facing the United States. But one market expert thinks the United States needs to focus on a longer-term issue if it wants to remain on top of the world's economic heap...
00:39, 08/28/2019

This is how I stay productive when flying economy It’s not just you. For the past forty years, airline seats have shrunk to the point where some carriers offer just 28 inches of pitch – defined as the distance from the back of your seat to the seat in front of you – to economy passengers. If you’re ...
19:13, 06/24/2019

Mexico's Economy Falters as U.S. Chugs Along Mexico is slipping toward a recession even as the U.S. economy continues to grow, the first time in 25 years that the neighbors’ economic cycles have fallen sharply out of sync....
22:26, 07/14/2019

The Economy Is Strong and Inflation Is Low. That’s What Worries the Fed. The Fed’s struggle to coax inflation to its 2 percent target signals the faltering of a foundational economic relationship. That could create a problem in the next recession....
12:52, 05/21/2019

House plants: the new bloom economy Instagram-friendly and bursting with ‘wellbeing benefits’, pot plants are being repackaged and reinvented by smart online entrepreneurs. Alex Moshakis reports on a growing trendIn October last year, an American entrepreneur named Eliza Blank raised $...
22:39, 06/30/2019

The economy isn't getting better for most Americans. But there is a fix | Heather Boushey US economic data leaves us in the dark. If we don’t change the way we measure such progress, we’re unlikely to have much of itRead our entire Broken capitalism seriesThe economy is getting bigger, but not better. Not for most Americans, anyway. In th...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Saudi Oil Attack Is Unlikely to Dent U.S. Economy The strikes on Saudi oil facilities likely would have a limited direct effect on the U.S. economy, but could result in higher gas prices, potentially exerting an additional drag on slowing global growth, economists say....
17:26, 09/15/2019

Gig Economy in Crosshairs After Freewheeling Growth A California bill passed this week is the latest move by regulators and courts around the globe that could curtail companies like Uber, Lyft and DoorDash....
17:26, 09/13/2019

Government Is "Pessimistic" About Economy, Says P Chidambaram Former finance minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said there are no sector-wise growth projections in the pre-Budget Economic Survey tabled in parliament and the government itself appears to be......
14:52, 07/04/2019

How an Oil Price Surge Could Hurt the U.S. Economy The spike in oil prices after the drone attacks in Saudi Arabia won’t start a recession. But a sustained surge in energy prices might have a bigger impact....
22:52, 09/17/2019

Trump's economy is the Democrats' disaster The creation of 224,000 new jobs in June further consolidates President Trump's economic stewardship. Beating expectations, those job numbers give Trump the central plank of his reelection campaign....
23:39, 07/05/2019

There's a lot of resilience in the Chinese economy: CapitaLand CFO Andrew Lim of CapitaLand Group says it is "very likely" that Chinese authorities will launch more economic stimulus and the real estate industry may benefit from that....
15:52, 08/07/2019

Here's how the top 7 Democratic candidates want to transform the US economy Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Kamala Harris, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg are among the leading Democratic presidential candidates for 2020. The candidates believe in reviving the the middle class and major US infrastructure investments. From the...
12:52, 07/31/2019

Get ‘Slimy,’ Get Paid – It’s the Influencer Economy Do-it-yourself videos on homemade slime might not sound like cutting-edge marketing, but that’s the way the so-called “influencer economy” works. People who build loyal social media followings on a particular subject, no matter how odd, can expect to...
00:39, 08/07/2019

Consumers help German economy to rebound in Q1 BERLIN (AP) — Official figures show that the German economy returned to growth in the first quarter of 2019 on the back of solid consumer spending and a construction boom in Europe’s largest economy. The Federal Statistical Office reported Wedn...
11:39, 05/15/2019

Democrats: Prisoners of the past on the economy We are all, to some extent, prisoners of the past. Things that have already happened — or that we remember as having happened — constitute the world that we know. Anything else is a product of imagination....
06:39, 07/11/2019

If the economy is so good, why are some truckers doing so poorly? Is the economy to blame? Sure. But there’s something else behind the trucking industry’s woes: mismanagementTimes are good right? Economic growth is strong. Unemployment is low. Business and consumer confidence remains high. It’s pretty easy to say t...
12:13, 07/21/2019

US economy grew at solid 3.1% rate in Q1 WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.1% rate in the first three months of the year, but much of that gain was based on temporary factors that will likely fade, leaving growth much slower in the current quarter. The Commerce Department...
15:00, 05/30/2019

The Economy Is About to Hit a Record. Trump Says the Fed ‘Blew It’ President Trump’s central bank criticism comes in defiance of record stock prices and what is poised to be America’s longest period of economic growth....
05:39, 06/25/2019

‘This is hell’: Zimbabweans say economy is worse than ever Many Zimbabweans who cheered the downfall of longtime leader Robert Mugabe two years ago are aghast to find the country in its most serious crisis in a decade....
03:13, 07/26/2019

Trump's tax cut isn't giving the US economy the boost it needs Benefits from what President Trump called "the biggest reform of all time" to the tax code have dwindled to a faint breeze just 20 months after its enactment, writes John Harwood....
19:39, 08/16/2019

Industrial Earnings Are as Mixed as the Economy Some markets are challenged, others are complicated by idiosyncratic issues and still others are pitched as second-half turnaround stories. Plus more industrial insights....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Japan Downgrades Views on Its Economy The Japanese government downgraded its view of industrial production and other key parts of the economy, highlighting concerns about the U.S.-China trade dispute ahead of President Trump’s visit to Tokyo....
16:39, 05/24/2019

11 mind-blowing facts about the US economy The United States is the world's largest economy. Here are 11 surprising facts about the US economy, from its near-record economic growth to the mind-boggling GDP of its largest state, California. Visit MarketsInsider.com for more stories. For more...
00:52, 05/28/2019

"A Headline A Day...": Congress' Dig Over Ban On E-Cigarettes, Economy Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh took a dig at the Centre's decision banning production, import and sale of e-cigarettes, saying the governance motto now is "a headline a day keeps news of the......
19:39, 09/18/2019

U.S. Economy Grew at 3.2% Rate in First Quarter The U.S. economy roared back in the first quarter, growing at a rapid pace despite multiple headwinds, suggesting the current expansion has more room to run amid its 10th year....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Gallup: Americans' confidence in economy down, but still strong Americans' confidence in the U.S. economy has dipped slightly since last month and more than 40 percent say things are getting worse, new research said Friday....
19:13, 08/23/2019

The US consumer is keeping the economy from tanking and will get another boost from the Fed American consumers are flexing their muscles, and that's helping to save the economy from even slower growth as it faces what could be a protracted trade war....
07:52, 07/17/2019

Protests Take a Toll on Hong Kong's Economy A worsening spiral of violence and demonstrations—Hong Kong’s worst social and political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997—is denting the city’s economic growth, business sentiment and financial markets....
22:00, 07/31/2019

That bad? How the U.S. economy stacks up to past rate cut cycles Spooked by a global economic slowdown, the U.S. Federal Reserve is seen launching on Wednesday its fifth interest rate-cutting campaign since 1995. It will come despite many signs of strength in the U.S. economy....
09:39, 07/29/2019

Trump Can Battle China or Expand the Economy. He Can’t Do Both. The president says Americans must sever commercial dependence on China. He also says he wants powerful economic growth. The trade war threatens to force him to choose....
09:39, 08/27/2019

Volatile Politics Rattle the Global Economy The economic warning signs are flashing yellow. In Germany, the U.K., Italy, Brazil and Mexico, growth has stalled. In Japan, business confidence has turned negative for the first time since 2013. China’s industrial output is growing at its slo...
16:13, 08/22/2019

Trump may be about to face his biggest test yet on the economy Political and economic forces appear to have combined this year in a way that has darkened the outlook, which could be problematic for the president’s reelection efforts....
13:00, 06/18/2019

Economy Has Come To A Halt Under Narendra Modi Government: CPM CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Friday attacked the BJP-led government at the Centre, saying indicators show that the economy has "ground to a halt"....
08:52, 08/02/2019

U.S. business investment stabilizing, economy slowing New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods surged in June, suggesting some improvement in business investment, but economic growth is still expected to have slowed sharply in the second quarter amid weaker exports and a smaller inventory build....
18:39, 07/25/2019

In the Circular Economy, Products Are Designed to Be Recycled Take, make, use, dispose. For decades, this has been the standard approach to production and consumption. Companies take raw materials and transform them into products, which are purchased by consumers, who ultimately toss them out, creating waste. B...
06:52, 07/24/2019

Boeing's 737 MAX Grounding Spills Over Into Economy, Weighs on GDP The prolonged grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX is rippling through the U.S. economy, hurting the nation’s trade balance and clouding the outlook for airlines, suppliers and their tens of thousands of workers....
20:00, 07/22/2019

U.S. economy misses Trump's 3% target in 2018 U.S. economic growth in 2018 missed the Trump administration's 3% target by any measure, which could renew criticism of the White House's $1.5 trillion in tax cuts....
15:52, 07/26/2019

EU says reneging on Brexit bill would damage UK economy Budget chief linked £39bn divorce bill to UK retaining beneficial relationship with blocA UK government led by Boris Johnson could not be dragged through the courts if it refused to pay the country’s multi-billion pound Brexit bill but Britain’s econ...
20:26, 06/13/2019

What impact could oil tanker attacks have on global economy? Strait of Hormuz incidents underline threat hanging over busy shipping laneTwo oil tankers attacked in Gulf of OmanAttacks targeting two oil tankers in the strait of Hormuz on Thursday followed strikes against four ships a month ago. The US has blame...
22:13, 06/13/2019

One More Way to Die: Delivering Food in Cape Town’s Gig Economy As food-delivery apps take off in South Africa, thousands of motorbike riders, many migrants desperate for work, have signed up. For some, it is their last job....
10:13, 08/24/2019

UP Has Potential To Become $1 Trillion Economy: Yogi Adityanath Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said Uttar Pradesh has the potential to become a USD 1 trillion economy and though it's a big target, it is not impossible to achieve as the state has the......
16:13, 07/24/2019

As China’s Economy Slows, Why the World Should Care China’s economic growth is sputtering. The official forecast of 6% to 6.5% is the slowest on record, and the 6.2% growth actually reported in the second quarter is the weakest since the government began releasing quarterly data in 1992. The most obvi...
19:13, 07/20/2019

Gallup: Most Iranians see local economy getting worse A Gallup World Poll showed Tuesday that most Iranians see their economy as worse off since the U.S. decision a year ago to leave the Iran nuclear deal....
22:13, 06/11/2019

Iceland’s Purple Planes Are Grounded, and With Them, Its Economy The collapse of WOW Air, the discount airline, has damaged the country’s tourism industry, which had lifted it from the wreckage of the 2008 financial crisis....
16:00, 08/25/2019

In India, all eyes on a monsoon that is critical for the economy India's monsoon has progressed more slowly than usual after hitting the southern state of Kerala nearly a week late. Monsoon rains have been 44% lower-than-average so far in June, delaying the sowing of summer-sown crops and raising concerns that par...
16:13, 06/19/2019

"Have One Question...": Congress On PM's Remarks On Economy In Speech The Congress today launched a point-by-point broadside against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his speech on Independence Day that praised the centre's economic policies. The Congress claimed it has......
14:00, 08/15/2019

Democrats clash over health insurance, economy MIAMI (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren raised her hand as one of the only Democratic presidential contenders willing to abolish her own private health insurance in favor of a government-run plan, demanding “structural change” in the economy...
05:52, 06/27/2019

Real workers know more about this economy than Elizabeth Warren It may come as no surprise to working men and women, but during the first Democratic presidential primary debate Elizabeth Warren clearly demonstrated that she is completely out of touch with them and may not even know what year it is....
23:39, 06/27/2019

U.S. Economy Grew at Unrevised 3.1% Rate in First Quarter The pace of U.S. economic growth remained at a strong 3.1% annual rate in the first three months of the year, but a downward revision to consumer spending suggests the momentum could be difficult to maintain....
19:39, 06/27/2019

U.S. economy accelerated in first quarter, but momentum fading U.S. economic growth accelerated in the first quarter, the government confirmed on Thursday, but the export and inventory boost to activity masked weakness in domestic demand, some of which appears to have prevailed in the current quarter....
17:00, 06/27/2019

Citing Economy, Trump Says That ‘You Have No Choice but to Vote for Me’ As the markets wobble over fears of a slowdown amid an escalating trade and currency war with China, the president defended policies that are rattling many businesses and investors....
05:39, 08/16/2019

US economy grew at solid 3.1% rate in first quarter WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a healthy 3.1% rate in the first three months of this year, but signs are mounting that growth has slowed sharply in the current quarter amid slower global growth and a confidence-shaking trade battle betwee...
16:26, 06/27/2019

An RBA rate cut will not send the economy into a boom: Economist An interest rate cut from the Reserve Bank of Australia is probably going to just stem the pace of house price declines, says Adam Boyton of the Business Council of Australia....
13:39, 07/02/2019

Democrats Diverge on Economy and Immigration in First Debate Elizabeth Warren set the tone for the party’s progressive wing, but others among the 10 candidates were more cautious, and proposed solutions sometimes broke along ideological lines....
05:39, 06/27/2019

Irish economy could contract in no-deal Brexit, PM says Ireland's fast growing economy could suddenly contract if Britain crashes out of the European Union without a deal, a prospect that has become more likely, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday....
14:00, 06/26/2019

Powell says economy facing growing uncertainties WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the economic outlook has become cloudier since early May, with rising uncertainties over trade and global growth causing the central bank to reassess its next move on interest rates. Speak...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Decoding the economy’s puzzling number game I am going to explain to you why the Federal Reserve and everyone else may be confused about what is really happening with the economy. And there will be numbers — a lot of them — that don’t make sense to even the policymakers....
14:00, 06/25/2019

| As economy flounders, now passports run short in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe's passport-issuing service has ground to a halt, officials said Monday, leaving many citizens trapped in the country as its economic crisis worsens....
18:52, 07/01/2019

German economy shrinks, now 1 step from new recession The German economy, which has struggled to find growth for a year, contracted during the second quarter of 2019, government figures showed Wednesday....
16:52, 08/14/2019

AOC's Green New Deal would boost gas tax $10-$13, 'destroy economy' The socialistic Green New Deal, pushed by New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and winning broad support from Democratic presidential candidates could lead to a $10 increase on a single gallon of gas, according to a new study of the so-called “carb...
16:26, 07/12/2019

U.S. Economy Maintains Steady Jobs Growth Employers added jobs at a steady pace in July and unemployment held at a historically low level, providing a solid foundation for the decadelong U.S. expansion at a time of global headwinds....
18:52, 08/02/2019

China may need more than a new interest rate to stimulate its economy Analysts generally doubt how effective the People Bank of China's latest interest rate announcement will be in significantly helping businesses grow....
14:13, 08/21/2019

Trump Weighs Options to Spur the Economy President Trump said he is considering measures to bolster the economy, including a possible reduction in capital-gains taxes, and continued to press the Fed to cut rates even as he played down warning signs of a possible slowdown....
09:26, 08/21/2019

Australia's economy may see a 'significant slowdown' in 2019 Katrina Ell of Moody's Analytics says weakness in the Australian economy is coming from a few different fronts, including the consumption sector. However, she also says that modest house price growth could return to Sydney and Melbourne toward t...
13:13, 07/09/2019

"India On Way To Become Fifth Largest Economy": President To Parliament Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government in its second term will implement more economic reforms, raise investment in the farm sector, provide collateral-free loans to entrepreneurs and further......
12:26, 06/20/2019

Bank of England expects zero growth in UK economy The Bank of England says it now expects zero growth in the UK economy in the second quarter of the year as no-deal Brexit fears and the US-China trade war weigh on demand....
17:00, 06/20/2019

Trump is pushing the Fed for a big rate cut. But would it help or hurt the economy? President Trump is calling on the Fed to cut interest rates by a full percentage point. But such a step carries risks for the economy and markets.       ...
01:52, 08/21/2019

U.S. economy beats projections with 224,000 jobs in June The United States added 224,000 jobs during the month of June, beating analysts' expectations by about 60,000, the Labor Department said in its monthly workforce report Friday....
20:26, 07/05/2019

There's a lot of resilience in the Chinese economy: CapitaLand Group CFO Andrew Lim of CapitaLand Group says it is "very likely" that Chinese authorities will launch more economic stimulus and the real estate industry may benefit from that....
14:13, 08/08/2019

China may have a new way of boosting its economy. Here's what the central bank just did China has used both monetary and fiscal measures to lift economic activity as its trade war with the U.S. looks set to intensify in the coming months....
10:52, 08/20/2019

UK economy shrinks amid Brexit uncertainty The contraction was the first since 2012 and comes ahead of the UK's planned exit from the European Union. Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid promised the "fundamentals of the British economy are strong."...
18:39, 08/09/2019

How Trump's sanctions are crippling Iran's economy The US move to reimpose sanctions on Iran and choke off the last remaining sources of Tehran's oil revenue has crippled the Iranian economy. For many ordinary Iranians, it's becoming increasingly hard to get by....
20:26, 06/24/2019

For every GM job, up to 7 other jobs are generated. Here's how a strike affects the economy If the GM strike lasts more than a few days, it could impact far more than the company and the thousands of UAW workers walking the picket line       ...
01:52, 09/17/2019

Brexit will not mark the end of days for the UK economy, strategist says Britain's withdrawal from the European Union will not constitute the "end of days" for the world's fifth-largest economy, one analyst told CNBC on Friday....
15:13, 07/26/2019

After Record-Long Expansion, Here's What Could Knock the Economy Off Course The U.S. economy has reached a 10-year milestone, and experts see the growth continuing. But looming risks include trade wars, interest-rate mistakes and the ballooning budget deficit....
00:13, 06/04/2019

Fear of Intensifying Trade War Ricochets Through Economy Stocks fell for a second day after the Trump administration repeated its pledge to raise tariffs on Chinese imports this week. Business owners braced for fallout....
03:39, 05/08/2019

Economy In ''Disastrous Phase Of Slowdown'': P Chidambaram Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday said macro economic indicators confirm that the Indian economy has entered a "disastrous phase of slowdown" and criticised Prime Minister Narendra......
22:52, 05/08/2019

In debate, Democrats steer clear of economy HOUSTON — In the last few weeks, Democratic presidential candidates have focused on fears of a recession, accusing President Trump of recklessness in handling the nation's economic affairs....
16:52, 09/13/2019

AZ Chamber: Tariffs on Mexico will hurt US economy As President Trump threatens to impose tariffs on goods imported from Mexico, the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry says consumers will pay the price when purchasing everything from avocados to autos. (May 31)       ...
05:13, 06/01/2019

Strength in U.S. Consumer Spending Drives Economy U.S. households ramped up their spending in July, providing reassurance that the economy’s decadelong expansion continued to roll despite slowing factory activity and global growth....
16:39, 08/31/2019

ECB Acts to Spur Eurozone's Flagging Economy The European Central Bank cut its key interest rate and launched a sweeping package of bond purchases Thursday that lays the groundwork for a long period of ultraloose monetary policy, jolting European financial markets and triggering an immediate re...
02:39, 09/13/2019

Economy Appears To Have Slowed Down, Says Finance Ministry India's economy appears to have slowed down slightly in 2018-19, department of economic affairs under the Ministry of Finance said in a monthly economic report for March 2019....
19:00, 05/02/2019

South Africa’s economy plummets by most in about a decade JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa says its economy dropped by the largest amount in about a decade, hurting newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa’s efforts at growth and reforms. The government on Tuesday said the economy declined by 3.2% in t...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Fed Vice Chair Says U.S. Economy 'Is In a Very Good Place' Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida said the U.S. economy is “in a very good place” and he doesn’t see any need to change the central bank’s current interest-rate setting in a speech...
15:39, 05/05/2019

Cheap Gas Revs Up Consumers, Boding Well for U.S. Economy Drivers hitting the road this Labor Day weekend will enjoy the cheapest gasoline prices in three years, a boon to consumers as fears of recession buffet Wall Street....
16:39, 08/30/2019

Hey, Fed, cutting interest rates more will hurt, not help the economy Is the Fed bonkers? Does it really believe cutting interest rates more boosts borrowing? Are you really hot to lend your savings long-term at 1%?       ...
20:39, 09/15/2019

U.S. Economy Grew at Revised 3.1% Rate in First Quarter The U.S. economy grew at a slightly slower rate in the first three months of 2019 than earlier estimated, and a key measure of U.S. corporate profits weakened....
15:13, 05/30/2019

How the hustle and gig economy is choking the middle class Full-time gig workers won't be recognized as full-fledged employees — at Uber, Lyft and elsewhere — anytime soon. The DOL says they aren't entitled to health insurance and other benefits that would force companies to follow federal minimum-...
01:13, 05/07/2019

Strong consumer spending seen underpinning U.S. economy U.S. consumer spending increased solidly in July as households bought a range of goods and services, which could further allay financial market fears of a recession, but the strong pace of consumption is unlikely to be sustained amid tepid income gai...
17:00, 08/30/2019

Strong consumer spending propping up U.S. economy U.S. consumer spending increased solidly in July as households bought a range of goods and services, which could further allay financial market fears of a recession, but the strong pace of consumption is unlikely to be sustained amid tepid income gai...
19:26, 08/30/2019

Fed is prepared to act to save U.S. economy from trade war, Powell says Calls have escalated in recent days for the central bank to cut interest rates to help boost the economy and counter the negative impacts from trade battles with China and Mexico....
16:52, 06/04/2019

U.S. economy 1st quarter growth adjusted down to 3.1 percent The economy grew at a slightly slower rate in the first quarter than first reported, with the Bureau of Economic Analysis saying the real gross domestic product expanded by 3.1 percent instead of 3.2 percent....
20:39, 05/30/2019

Asian Americans keep winning in the Trump economy May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which honors the remarkable accomplishments of Americans of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage that have enriched our nation and helped shape our history. As the White House proclamation put...
08:39, 05/11/2019

Singapore rated world's most competitive economy Singapore took the top spot as the world's most competitive economy led by an advanced technological infrastructure, a skilled workforce, favorable immigration laws and a good business climate....
19:52, 05/30/2019

Cannes critics warm to Ken Loach's dig at gig economy With the tale of a family unraveling under the pressure of their precarious jobs, Ken Loach's latest Cannes entry takes aim at the gig economy model dividing politicians and workers the world over....
21:00, 05/17/2019

Biden says Trump is going to 'squander' the economy he got from Obama PHILADELPHIA — Former Vice President Joe Biden ripped into Donald Trump during his rally in Philadelphia Saturday afternoon, saying that the president would "squander" the economy he inherited from the last administration....
01:39, 05/19/2019

Why Japan Is Risking a Tax Hike in a Slow Economy While tax hikes are rarely popular anywhere, in Japan increases in the national sales tax proved especially toxic, squelching economic growth and damaging political careers. Yet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning to let it rise again in October, a...
01:13, 05/23/2019

Downside risks will prevail in the global economy : IMF Some weakness in the global economy may be temporary, but the balance of risks is still tilted to the downside, says Andrea Pescatori of the International Monetary Fund....
12:00, 09/09/2019

Europe says Spain’s economy is doing better than Germany’s. That’s absurd. The nonsense idea that Spain’s economy doesn’t need any more help is really just an excuse not to help it. Policymakers might be able to convince themselves with statistical games, but voters aren’t easily fooled....
19:13, 05/21/2019

Venezuela oil minister says economy, oil industry under U.S. siege Venezuelan Oil Minister Manuel Quevedo said on Sunday his country's economy and oil industry was under economic and financial siege by the U.S. government....
21:39, 05/19/2019

U.S., China need to reverse course in trade row to help economy: OECD Economic growth in China and the United States could be 0.2-0.3% lower on average by 2021 and 2022 if the two countries do not row back on tit-for-tat tariffs in their dispute that has dampened the global economic outlook, the OECD said on Tuesday....
12:13, 05/21/2019

Japan’s economy expanded for 2nd straight quarter TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese government says the economy grew at an annual pace of 2.1% in the first quarter, marking the second straight quarter of expansion. The Cabinet Office said Monday seasonally adjusted real gross domestic product, the total val...
03:13, 05/20/2019

Mexican Economy Contracts, Testing New Government The Mexican economy contracted in the first quarter from the end of last year, a challenge for the six-month-old government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who said he expects economic growth to average 4% during his six-year term....
17:52, 05/24/2019

The Fed is about to cut rates to protect the economy, even though most signs are strong The Fed is expected to cut rates by a quarter point next week, in a preventative move aimed at limiting the impact of trade wars and slower global growth on the U.S. economy....
00:26, 07/27/2019

Fed's Rosengren: Economy Doing Fine Despite Risks to Outlook Boston Fed leader Eric Rosengren said the U.S. economy seems in a good-enough place to avoid the need for rate cuts, in comments that shrugged off bond-market pricing levels that suggest a downturn is looming....
00:52, 09/04/2019

Identity governance and administration for the healthcare gig economy As the gig economy continues to expand, healthcare organizations face electronic health information privacy and security concerns that can leave them facing HIPAA violation penalties. As the malpractice insurance costs increase, the healthcare i...
13:39, 05/30/2019

Slower U.S. job growth expected, but enough to support economy U.S. job growth likely slowed further in August, but the pace of gains probably remains sufficient to keep the economy expanding moderately amid rising threats from trade tensions and weakness overseas that have left financial markets fearing a reces...
06:39, 09/06/2019

Even criminals are suffering in Venezuela’s failing economy CARACAS, Venezuela — The feared street gangster El Negrito sleeps with a pistol under his pillow and says he’s lost track of his murder count. But despite his hardened demeanor, he’s quick to gripe about how Venezuela’s failing economy is cutting int...
01:52, 05/29/2019

Economy Week Ahead: Consumer Confidence, GDP In the week ahead, the U.S. will see fresh figures on consumer confidence, personal spending and inflation. The Commerce Department will also release an updated estimate of first-quarter growth....
03:26, 05/28/2019

US Will 'Act As Appropriate' To Sustain Economy: Federal Reserve Chief The US central bank is ready to step in to preserve the American economy's expansion amid mounting risks, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Friday....
01:52, 09/07/2019

Trade and the economy have become the new roller coaster for markets Trade could be a big factor for markets in the week ahead, but investors will also be attuned to fresh inflation data and the bond market, which is flashing new worries about the economy....
02:13, 05/25/2019

How much damage are Trump’s tariffs doing to the Chinese economy? Chinese exports to the US have been subject to the Trump tariffs since last July. According to the US President, this is wrecking the Chinese economy but does the Asian power ultimately have more stomach for this fight?...
12:39, 05/16/2019

What's The Best Under-Seat Bag For Low Cost and Basic Economy Air Travel? As air travel sheds its final vestiges of dignity and customer service, we’re all going to have to start getting used to either paying more, or traveling with nothing but a personal item to stow under our seat. Low cost airlines have charged extra fo...
01:52, 05/21/2019

Factories Throttle Back, Pressuring U.S. Economy Factories have shifted into low gear after a year of record output and big job gains, putting additional pressure on a U.S. economy that already is expected to grow more slowly this year....
15:52, 06/09/2019

Trump is handing Democrats an opening on the economy A strong economy was supposed to be the centerpiece of Trump's reelection campaign, but the trade war and uneven growth are giving Democrats a chance to attack....
18:39, 09/17/2019

Aim Is To Take Economy To $10 Trillion By 2030: Rajnath Singh The government's aim is to take the Indian economy to USD 10 trillion by 2030, and defence is one of the sectors that will help contribute towards it, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday....
21:39, 09/17/2019

Fed keeps interest rates steady as U.S. economy motors along The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday as policymakers took heart in continued U.S. job gains and economic growth and held out hope that weak inflation will edge higher....
22:26, 05/01/2019

Why the Future of Brazil’s Economy Rides on Pensions Latin America’s largest economy, Brazil, is at a crossroads. Fixing its public finances could open the door to a virtuous cycle of expansion; failing that, it risks slipping deeper into junk-level credit ratings and sub-par growth. Much depends on th...
01:52, 05/01/2019

"Economy So Bad That We Have To Advertise Our Plight": Priyanka Gandhi Accusing the ruling BJP of failing to fulfil its pre-electoral promises of reviving the economy and generating employment, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today claimed that its policies were......
19:26, 08/27/2019

ECB's Big Bazooka Is Losing Ammunition as Economy Teeters The European Central Bank has pushed interest rates into negative territory and bought trillions of euros in bonds to sustain the eurozone’s economy. But how much does it have left in the tank?...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Don’t fear a recession — the economy is looking solid and stable One of the hardest things to understand about the current economy is that we are in a good, solid place — but not a perfect one. Last week’s jobs report was a touch light on the number of jobs added, but average hourly earnings were up nicely — and, ...
16:52, 09/08/2019

'False dawn' for UK economy at start of 2019 A strong start for the UK economy this year - partly caused by Brexit stockpiling - is likely to prove a "false dawn" as uncertainty weighs on growth, according to a leading economic forecaster....
09:26, 04/29/2019

U.S. economy slowing, but consumers limiting downside U.S. economic growth slowed in the second quarter, the government confirmed on Thursday, but the strongest consumer spending in 4-1/2 years amid a solid labor market threw cold water on financial market expectations of a recession....
20:52, 08/29/2019

Economy could be weaker than expected, and the reason is manufacturing Industrial production was negative for the first quarter since the third quarter of 2017, and that could signal weaker economic growth than some economists expect....
22:52, 04/28/2019

Supply Side of the Economy Is Flashing Strength Signs are emerging that the supply side of the economy—the workers and the tools and machines they use to produce goods—is becoming energized, improving the chances that faster growth can be sustained, writes Jon Hilsenrath....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Report: U.S. economy grows 3.2 percent, best in 6 years The growth of the U.S. economy in the first quarter beat analyst predictions and recorded its best performance in six years, according to government figures released Friday....
19:13, 04/28/2019

The GM Strike Isn’t Just About Higher Wages. It’s Also a Protest Against the Gig Economy Union members at General Motors have joined a national uptick in strikes, with Americans increasingly turning to collective action in the face of unstable employment practices. Unions have faced serious setbacks in recent decades, including a Supreme...
07:26, 09/17/2019

Brazil's economy contraction more likely after industry collapse Output tumbled 1.3 percent in March, its worst reading in six months. In the 12 months through March, Brazil’s industrial production contracted for the first time since 2017, the national statistics bureau reported Friday. Exports to Argentina also d...
22:26, 05/03/2019

The rise of the sharing economy and the decline of inflation What if, by waving a magic wand, people worldwide could suddenly get 10% more activity from the existing stock of cars, houses, and manufacturing plants? That’s exactly what’s happening for people far and wide who are willing to boost their incomes s...
01:39, 05/04/2019

"Congress's Understanding Of Economy Is Limited," Says BJP's JP Nadda BJP working president JP Nadda on Thursday made light of the Congress' criticism of the Union government's recent decisions on economy, saying the opposition party has a "very limited" understanding......
05:00, 08/30/2019

California is close to reclassifying gig economy workers as employees The California State Senate has approved Assembly Bill 5, voting 29 to 11 in favor of requiring gig companies like Uber and Lyft to recognize independent contractors as employees. It's not a law just yet -- it has to go through the State Assembl...
14:26, 09/11/2019

India To Become $3 Trillion Economy This Year: Nirmala Sitharaman Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said India will become a $3 trillion economy in the current year itself. "It is now the sixth largest economy... Five years ago it was 11th," the finance minister......
08:13, 07/05/2019

Crude oil prices fall 1% on fears for global economy Crude oil prices fell on Friday as concerns over the outlook for global economic growth outweighed elevated tensions in the Middle East that could disrupt supply routes and send prices higher....
06:13, 07/05/2019

India To Consider Security, Economy Before Deciding On Huawei: Report The government will take a call on whether to allow participation of Chinese telecom giant Huawei in the 5G trials based on the country's economic and security interests, according to sources....
22:52, 07/04/2019

Strong economy boon to Trump’s re-election A new round of robust economic indicators is offering fresh evidence of a strong economy and giving President Donald Trump a big political advantage just as the 2020 election campaign is beginning to intensify. (May 3)      ...
03:26, 05/04/2019

Our economy continues to beat the odds. Why is Trump threatening it? For the ninth straight quarter in a row, this past quarter's gross domestic product grew by over 2%. At 2.1%, our Q2 GDP growth surpassed expert expectations, which ranged around the 1.8% mark, even as it fell from our first quarter growth of 3.1%....
20:00, 07/26/2019

British economy shrunk in 2nd quarter, figures show The British economy contracted in the second quarter of 2019, driving fears it may be headed for its first recession in 10 years -- as the deadline for leaving the European Union looms in October....
23:26, 08/09/2019

US job growth rebounds as economy adds 224,000 jobs in June Economy bounces back after disappointing May figuresModerate wage gains could still encourage Fed to cut ratesUS job growth rebounded strongly in June, but moderate wage gains and mounting evidence that the economy was slowing sharply could still enc...
16:52, 07/05/2019

The real enemy in Pokémon Sword and Shield? The gig economy Fans all the world over are eagerly awaiting the release of Pokémon Sword and Shield, the next mainline Pokémon game. If you thought you had to work hard to afford your Nintendo Switch console, though, spare a thought for those poor Pok...
18:39, 08/08/2019

California governor signs labor law meant to fix the gig economy It was really just a matter of time, but it's now official: California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed the state's Assembly Bill 5 into law. The measure is intended to reclassify many gig economy workers as employees by applying a test th...
03:13, 09/19/2019

Uber Vows to Fight California Legislation on Gig Economy California passed landmark employment legislation that challenges the business model of such gig-economy companies as ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft. Uber said it would fight the measure....
01:52, 09/12/2019

China's Economy Was Losing Steam Even Before Trump's New Tariffs Economic activity in China cooled across the board last month, undoing a brief surge earlier in the year and raising questions about the vitality of the world’s second-largest economy....
13:13, 05/15/2019

Setback for Bolsonaro as Brazil's economy heads for contraction Brazil’s economy shrank in the first quarter, a key Central Bank activity index showed, dealing a setback to President Jair Bolsonaro’s pledge to accelerate the country’s recovery....
15:52, 05/15/2019

'You're being faked out' — Cramer says the US economy is better than the stock market reflects "It's very easy to take our cue from a false cue," says CNBC's Jim Cramer, warning investors not to move too quickly when markets are in turmoil....
17:26, 08/07/2019

California governor signs gig economy labor bill into law California Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed into law a controversial labor bill, AB 5, which spells out when companies must treat "gig economy" contract workers as employees....
20:26, 09/18/2019

Voters weigh in on Trump's handling of economy A new round of positive economic indicators is giving President Donald Trump a significant political advantage just as the 2020 presidential election begins to intensify. Voters in Michigan weigh in on the topic (May 3)      ...
03:26, 05/04/2019

Beyond the Silicon Valley app economy: Tech's best new ideas are not from California As the most-hyped Silicon Valley IPOs like Uber and Lyft stumble out of the gates, the app economy fueled by billions in venture capital is looking vulnerable. And many of the best new ideas in tech are not coming from California....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Behind Yuan Move, China Concedes Its Economy Needs a Boost China’s abrupt devaluation of the yuan this week is an acknowledgment from Beijing that its economy needs help, a vulnerability Chinese policy makers have played down during the trade conflict with the U.S....
18:13, 08/07/2019

China needs to be more productive to boost its economy. It hasn't been very successful so far China's economy has long relied on factors such high levels of investments and an expanding labor force for growth. Those growth drivers are running out of steam....
07:13, 09/19/2019

Payment secrets hidden in the global gaming economy If you are a company in the gaming space, you need to make it a priority to ensure you are delivering a best-in-class payments experience to your partners.Read More...
08:13, 05/05/2019

Apprenticeships are critical to America’s future as a knowledge economy An exciting trend is emerging in the US workforce: over half a million workers are using apprenticeships to acquire valuable experience and a pathway to a steady job. They’re earning money while learning critical, in-demand skills. In spite of this p...
18:26, 05/19/2019

EPA tees up retaliation against California fuel economy deal The Environmental Protection Agency is questioning whether California has the legal authority to strike a deal with four automakers on fuel economy standards stronger than what the Trump administration will set....
02:00, 09/20/2019

North Korea's economy contracts by most in 21 years: report International sanctions and drought shrunk North Korea’s economy by the most in 21 years in 2018, South Korea’s central bank said Friday, according to a report....
09:26, 07/26/2019

North Korea's economy shrinks most in 21 years in 2018 North Korea's economy shrank in 2018 for a second straight year, and by the most in 21 years, hit by international sanctions to stop its nuclear program and by severe drought, according to South Korea's central bank....
09:52, 07/26/2019

Lack of innovation is 'Achilles heel' for China's economy, Xi says A lack of innovation is China's "Achilles heel", President Xi Jinping warned in an article given high prominence by state media on Thursday, where he also bemoaned the economy for being big yet without being strong....
07:26, 05/16/2019

"It Is India's Time Now": PM Highlights Meaning Of $5 Trillion Economy Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a drive to add more members to his party, the BJP, and explained the government's vision to take India to a $5 trillion economy in his second visit to his......
11:53, 07/06/2019

Demonetisation Had No Effect On Indian Economy: Nirmala Sitharaman India still continues to be the fastest growing economy and demonetisation has had no effect on the Indian economy, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. The minister,......
16:52, 07/02/2019

EU begins rethinking fiscal rules as economy slows The European Union is bracing for a review of its strict fiscal rules as the bloc's economy slows, while monetary stimulus is seen as being close to its limits, according to an EU document and officials....
20:39, 09/10/2019

California Passes Landmark Bill to Remake Gig Economy With the bill’s passage, California’s ride-hailing drivers, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others are set to be reclassified as employees and not contractors....
08:26, 09/11/2019

We expect the global economy to have a pick up, says UBS's Alli McCartney Alli McCartney, managing director at UBS Private Wealth Management, and Sarat Sethi, portfolio manager and equity analyst at Douglas C. Lane & Associates, and guest host Joe Terranova, senior managing director at Virtus Investment Partners, join ...
18:52, 04/28/2019

U.S. economy slows in second quarter; consumer spending accelerates U.S. economic growth slowed less than expected in the second quarter as a surge in consumer spending blunted some of the drag from declining exports and a smaller inventory build, which could further allay concerns about the economy's health....
17:39, 07/26/2019

$5 Trillion Economy "Isn't Coming Out Of Heaven," Says Pranab Mukherjee Former President Pranab Mukherjee delivered an unusually stark critique of the government over the economy on Thursday, calling out the disbanding of the Planning Commission and saying that the......
06:39, 07/19/2019

Dollar Slips as Europe's Economy Shows Improvement The dollar fell after new data showed the eurozone economy grew at a faster pace at the start of 2019, lifting the value of the euro relative to the U.S. currency....
18:13, 04/30/2019

Risk to Turkey’s Economy Deepens With New Istanbul Election President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government is spending billions to prop up the currency amid new economic turmoil. The question is how long it can last....
16:52, 05/17/2019

Abe's on track to win at the polls, but he needs to spend more to fix Japan's economy: Analyst Japan will go to the polls this weekend, and analysts are expecting the ruling coalition to win again — an outcome that would maintain political stability in the country despite a slowing economy....
10:39, 07/19/2019

WRAPUP 3-U.S. economy slows in Q2; consumer spending accelerates U.S. economic growth slowed less than expected in the second quarter as a surge in consumer spending blunted some of the drag from declining exports and a smaller inventory build, which could further allay concerns about the economy's health....
15:52, 07/26/2019

Cramer: We have 'real reason to be worried' about the global economy The weak forecast from BASF "suggests that the global economy might be in rougher shape than that employment number might indicate," Jim Cramer says....
03:39, 07/10/2019

Salvini's Promises Raise New Questions for Italian Economy The next Italian government is likely to be led by Matteo Salvini, whose apparent willingness to run bigger budget deficits raises the risk of a clash with the EU and a rocky period for markets....
19:55, 08/12/2019

Economy may be doing well, but poll finds that isn't boosting support for Trump Americans give Trump mixed reviews for his economic stewardship despite the growth achieved during this presidency, according to a new survey by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research....
22:00, 07/01/2019

Economy Week Ahead: CPI From U.S., Europe, China; Other Data This week brings a quieter flow of data following Friday’s all-important jobs report from the U.S. Highlights of the week include June inflation figures from the U.S., China and Europe....
00:00, 07/08/2019

China's economy is getting worse. That makes a trade deal more likely China's economic slowdown keeps getting worse. That could give the country incentive to repair its trading relationship with the United States and take more steps to stimulate its economy....
07:26, 09/17/2019

Trump says the US economy can sizzle if the Fed slashes interest rates. Is he right? Trump says a big Fed rate cut and a new bond buying stimulus would lift the economy. Analysts say it would provide a modest lift but increase risks        ...
20:52, 05/01/2019

Lack of breastfeeding costs global economy nearly $1B every day: researchers A new website developed by researchers in Canada and Asia showed that the world could have saved $341 billion each year if mothers breastfeed their children for longer, helping prevent early deaths and various diseases....
21:39, 07/12/2019

U.S. economy appearing to slow; labor market strong U.S. manufacturing activity slowed more than expected in April amid a sharp drop in orders and construction spending fell in March, suggesting a moderation in economic growth....
17:13, 05/01/2019

Fed's Powell affirms rate cut view; others see U.S. economy humming As Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell kept the focus Thursday on global risks that could trigger a Fed rate cut in coming weeks, his colleagues from regional Fed districts painted a rosier picture of continued U.S. economic growth and a solid busine...
03:00, 07/12/2019

5 trends driving end of ownership and growth of subscription economy Changing customer preferences are leading to a new era defined by "the end of ownership." A new global study by The Harris Group shows that 57% of the people surveyed wish that they could own less stuff....
22:13, 07/22/2019

Busted Myth: “Fed Controls Economy” and “Manipulates Markets” There's a widespread belief that the Fed holds the levers which guide the economy and maneuvers markets. But the evidence shows that this is simply not the case. These two charts speak for themselves......
14:13, 05/01/2019

Trump-era economy: A rising tide is lifting all boats The central theme of Democratic campaigns this year is that American capitalism doesn’t work for the working man, and so we need to replace it, or at least dramatically reshape our economy. These folks should take a look at the economic numbers that ...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Brexit Sage: Deflation and the "Generational Weakening" of the U.K. Economy In this interview, EWI's Murray Gunn shows Dana Weeks the evidence of a U.K. property decline -- and explains the big-picture meaning for mood and the larger economy....
23:26, 05/01/2019

China's Power to Boost Global Economy Is Fading Whenever global growth faltered in the past, Beijing splurged on roads, airports and housing developments that fueled companies and their employees across the globe. But this economic elixir is losing its force....
12:26, 08/02/2019

Macaskill on markets: Investment banks and the sharing economy Bankers in Europe have discussed pooling resources across different institutions for some years, as the threat from bigger US rivals has become painfully obvious....
08:52, 09/14/2019

China confirms economy czar going to Washington for talks BEIJING (AP) — China’s government has confirmed its economy czar will go to Washington as scheduled this week for trade negotiations despite President Donald Trump’s threat of new tariff hikes in a fight over Beijing’s technology am...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Brazil economy likely shrank in Q1, says central bank chief Brazil's economic slowdown of late last year spilled over into this year, so much so that there's a "relevant probability" that the economy contracted slightly in the first quarter, central bank President Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday....
16:13, 05/16/2019

An Oil Price Surge Could Hurt Consumer Spending, and the Economy The spike in oil prices after the drone attacks in Saudi Arabia won’t start a recession. But a sustained surge in energy prices might have a bigger impact....
14:39, 09/17/2019

A small town's economy. Endangered caribou. Which do we protect? British Columbia faces extreme protections to help the caribou, which would decimate the economies of towns like Revelstoke – prompting a ‘moral crisis’On 15 April, with less than a week’s notice, 700 people squeezed into a community center in Revels...
09:01, 07/15/2019

Solid U.S. retail sales calm some worries about economy U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in August, pointing to solid consumer spending that should continue to support a moderate pace of economic growth....
20:53, 09/13/2019

U.S. retail sales ease fears over economy; rate cut still seen U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in June, pointing to strong consumer spending, which could help to blunt some of the drag on the economy from weak business investment....
21:00, 07/16/2019

Tensions Between US, China Are "Threat For World Economy", Says IMF Chief The head of the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday that fresh trade tensions between the United States and China were the main threat to the world economy....
20:39, 05/07/2019

German government lowers tax estimate as economy flags BERLIN (AP) — The German government is preparing for a smaller rise in tax revenue as growth in Europe’s biggest economy wanes. Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said Thursday that tax takings are forecast to be 124.3 billion euros ($140 billion) lo...
18:00, 05/09/2019

ECB announces fresh stimulus as eurozone economy falters Mario Draghi says bank will reboot quantitative easing in month Lagarde succeeds himThe European Central Bank has announced a fresh stimulus package in an attempt to prevent the fragile eurozone economy from grinding to a halt, with an interest rate ...
04:26, 09/13/2019

UK economy under worst strain for seven years as car sales slump Figures expected to confirm fall in GDP as Brexit hits automotive and service sectorsThe British economy is showing the greatest signs of strain for seven years amid a continued decline in car sales and as the service sector struggles to grow with Br...
19:52, 08/05/2019

IMF continuing talks with Argentina, focus on stabilizing economy The International Monetary Fund is continuing talks with Argentina as authorities there try to stem a spiraling debt crisis in Latin America's third-largest economy, IMF spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters on Thursday....
17:00, 09/12/2019

Zimbabwean opposition plans demonstrations over economy next week Zimbabwe's main opposition party is planning street demonstrations next week to protest against the government's handling of the economy, which is mired in its worst crisis in a decade and has plunged most citizens into poverty....
19:00, 08/06/2019

Government Unable To Control Economy, Says Jyotiraditya Scindia Senior Congress leader and former MP Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday launched an attack on the BJP, stating that the party's ideology is to carry on with its agenda even as the country reels under......
22:13, 09/15/2019

Pakistan's Economy At "Critical Juncture", Needs Bold Reforms: IMF Pakistan's economy is at a "critical juncture" where it needs an ambitious and bold set of reforms, the International Monetary Fund has said, days after the global lender agreed to give a $6 billion......
14:39, 07/09/2019

Mexico to adjust tax framework to realities of digital economy Mexico's government will propose adjusting the tax system to address the "realities" of the digital economy and e-commerce when the 2020 budget is presented in September, Finance Ministry official Francisco Arias said on Wednesday....
18:26, 07/31/2019

Can Someone Good at the Economy Please Help, My Big Gaudy Apartment Building Is Dying President Donald Trump’s golden Manhattan skyscraper is ostensibly the flagship property of the Trump family’s global empire. But, according to an analysis from Bloomberg on Tuesday, Trump Tower has become a property pariah, with falling occupancy ra...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Trump: We’ve proven it’s possible to have strong economy and a clean environment President Trump touted his environmental record during a White House speech Monday — declaring that he’d proven it was possible to have both a strong economy and a clean environment. “A strong economy is vital to maintaining a healthy environment,” t...
04:52, 07/09/2019

Trump Has a Strong Economy to Proclaim. In Wisconsin, It Just Might Work. With good job creation and low unemployment, the president may have a winning message — if he can stay on it — in crucial swing counties near the Mississippi River....
17:13, 05/11/2019

Ash dieback expected to cost British economy nearly £15bn Biggest cost of tree disease will be loss of benefits such as clean air and water, study findsAn invasive fungal disease killing ash trees will cost the British economy nearly £15bn, a study has found. Ash dieback, which is lethal to European ash tre...
17:52, 05/06/2019

Singapore's economy may grow just 1.5% this year, Moody's Analytics says Singapore's economy is set to grow between 1.5% and 2% this year, according to Steve Cochrane, chief Asia Pacific economist for Moody's Analytics....
13:39, 07/30/2019

Boost to the economy from no-deal Brexit stockpiling of drugs The British economy was given a short-term, pre-Brexit boost at the start of the year as factories ramped up production ahead of a possible crash out from the European Union....
16:13, 05/10/2019

U.S. CEO group says rising U.S.-China tariffs could hurt economy Business Roundtable, a group of U.S. corporate chief executive officers, said on Friday it was concerned that rising U.S.-China tariffs will hurt the American economy....
22:26, 05/10/2019

Trump’s malignant nonsense on trade undermines our economy President Trump on Friday placed significant taxes on American consumers, effectively invited Chinese retaliation against American exporters, and weakened China’s economy in a way which in turn will reduce American and worldwide economic growth. Then...
01:13, 05/11/2019

Insurance, economy, tariffs weigh on Berkshire Hathaway Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday said its quarterly operating profit fell more than analysts expected, as weakness in insurance underwriting, a slowing economy and trade woes weighed on the conglomerate run by billionaire Warren Buffett....
17:00, 08/03/2019

Trump jawbones Fed on rates, wishing for rocket-like economy President Donald Trump on Tuesday launched his latest salvo at the Federal Reserve, saying the U.S. economy could go "up like a rocket" if the central bank were to cut interest rates....
21:00, 04/30/2019

Ford Faces Big $1.2 Billion Lawsuit Over F-150 Fuel Economy Ford faces a potentially big lawsuit, pundits wonder if the new Corvette will sell, everyone is maybe getting real about autonomous cars and much more for The Morning Shift of Tuesday, July 23, 2019....
16:39, 07/23/2019

Johnson’s win elevates ‘no-deal’ Brexit risks to UK economy With Boris Johnson confirmed as the next leader of the Conservative Party and British prime minister, the outlook for the British economy has become murkier — and potentially more perilous...
19:00, 07/23/2019

Key Sector of Economy Is Slowing, But Economists Think It May Be a Good Thing Growth in the services industries slowed for the second month in a row, but analysts think it could be a sign the economy is settling into a steady pace of growth....
20:13, 05/03/2019

US economy marks longest expansion in American history The US economy has continued to grow for 121 months in a row as of Monday – the longest economic expansion in American history. The economy has been on a growth spurt since June 2009 and now surpasses the previous record expansion set between M...
19:13, 07/01/2019

Zimbabwe shuts out foreign currency to tighten economy With official inflation up markedly, Zimbabwe abandons the use of foreign money at home. It is intended to strengthen the local currency and ween the country off the US dollar and the South African rand....
15:39, 06/25/2019

Apple Inc. says tariffs will reduce economic contribution to U.S. economy Apple Inc said proposed U.S. tariffs on goods from China, including iPhones, iPads, and Macs, will reduce the company's contributions to the U.S. economy and hurt its global competitiveness....
18:39, 06/20/2019

World Bank downgrades its forecast for global economy WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Bank is downgrading its forecast for the global economy in light of trade conflicts, financial strains and unexpectedly sharp slowdowns in wealthier countries. The bank, an anti-poverty agency, expects the world economy to...
22:39, 06/04/2019

Clear Indication Of Economy Losing Traction: Shaktikanta Das Mr Das noted that "growth impulses have clearly weakened", while the headline inflation trajectory is projected to remain below 4 per cent throughout 2019-20 even after considering the expected......
16:39, 06/20/2019

The economy is booming. But are Americans' finances healthier because of it? The U.S. is a month short of the longest economic expansion ever. But a survey of Americans finds their individual financial security is less clear.       ...
14:13, 06/20/2019

China's Xi says economy positioned to meet all challenges: Xinhua Chinese President Xi Jinping said the country's economy is stable, healthy and well placed to meet all risks and challenges, according to a transcript published by the Xinhua news agency....
04:13, 06/05/2019

Income Tax Bar May Be Raised In Budget To Revive Economy: Report Any tax exemptions will add stimulus to an economy that's slowed sharply this year, with growth reaching a five-year low of 5.8 per cent in the first three months of the year....
10:00, 06/20/2019

With Mandate From India’s Voters, Modi Must Deliver on Economy Problems like high unemployment, largely ignored during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election campaign, are expected to dominate the agenda for his second term....
06:39, 06/20/2019

WRAPUP 1-Fed policymakers promise response if U.S. economy slows Signs that the economy is losing momentum hung over a Federal Reserve summit for a second straight day as policymakers hinted they would be ready to cut interest rates if the U.S. trade war threatens a decade-long expansion....
18:26, 06/05/2019

"From Economy To Cricket, It Is All Depressing": Pakistan Chief Justice Pakistan's chief justice Asif Saeed Khosa Wednesday lamented that Pakistanis were only hearing "depressing" news these days -- on the state of the economy, politics and even from the cricket field....
20:26, 06/19/2019

Trump says he had to 'take China on,' regardless of short-term impact on U.S. economy President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the U.S. economy because Beijing had been cheating Washington for decades....
01:00, 08/21/2019

BHP boss: nationalism a potential threat to world economy Despite huge profit, BHP’s Andrew Mackenzie is cautious on global outlookThe rise of nationalism and governments that interfere in markets pose a threat to the global economic system, the boss of BHP, the world’s biggest mining company, has warned.De...
06:00, 08/20/2019

Mexican economy minister says impact of tariffs would hit all 50 U.S. states Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Monday that the tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to place on Mexican exports would impact all 50 U.S. states and harm value chains, consumers and trade-related jobs in both nations....
02:13, 06/04/2019

Germany Has Powered Europe’s Economy. What Happens When Its Engine Stalls? The economic woes afflicting the region’s biggest economy will drag down the region, despite growth in countries like Greece, Portugal and Spain, analysts say....
11:39, 08/17/2019

Economy in focus as India's PM Modi begins his second term Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take his oath of office on Thursday along with his ministers, including for the first time the powerful chief of his ruling Hindu nationalist party that just won a landslide victory in a general election....
14:26, 05/30/2019

‘I Don’t Think We’re Having a Recession.’ Trump Offers an Optimistic Outlook for the Economy (BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J.) — President Donald Trump dismissed concerns of recession on Sunday and offered an optimistic outlook for the economy after last week’s steep drop in the financial markets. “I don’t think we’re ha...
11:13, 08/19/2019

World Economy Comes to Grips With Bond-Yield Plunge Investors, companies and central banks are adjusting to the sudden drop in bond yields, which many see as a sign of imminent recession or a long period of sluggish growth....
21:39, 06/23/2019

Fed Chief Wedged Between a Slowing Economy and an Angry President Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell faces scrutiny from markets and the White House over his stewardship of interest rates in an economy unsettled by a trade dispute with China and fears of recession....
12:52, 08/19/2019

Strike 2.0: how gig economy workers are using tech to fight back Up to 10 million people in the UK are in precarious work, juggling low paid jobs as cleaners, Deliveroo riders and Uber drivers. But a movement is under way to rewire the economy from withinFatima, from Guinea-Bissau, wakes up in the early hours of t...
22:52, 08/31/2019

U.S. inflation perks ups; slowing economy may limit gains U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, but a cooling in spending pointed to a slowdown in economic growth that could keep inflation pressures moderate....
21:26, 05/31/2019

US forces Volkswagen to correct fuel economy on almost 100,000 vehicles The German multinational company are due to be pay $96.5 million (€87.6 million) for the error. VW admitted in 2015 that up to 11 million cars had been fitted with software designed to deceive emissions testers....
13:26, 08/31/2019

Four charts show how much China's economy has changed in 30 years Anyone who wants to understand the new, global assertiveness from Beijing would be well served to look at China's economic transformation since 1989....
05:52, 06/05/2019

Putin Aims to Revive the Economy With a Plan. And Pianos. As Russian officials unveil a spending plan aimed at doubling growth in its troubled economy, critics see a $400 billion effort in Soviet-era planning....
21:13, 06/05/2019

Fed says contacts worry about trade war; economy growing modestly The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday reported that its contacts at companies across the country were worried that international trade tensions could weigh on business even as economic activity picked up....
21:26, 06/05/2019

Economy grew at 2.0% in second quarter, revised data show The U.S. economy grew at a 2.0% annualized rate in the second quarter of 2019, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported Thursday in a second estimate of gross domestic product....
03:00, 08/30/2019

US economy stumbles by creating just 75,000 jobs in May - business live Dollar slides after America only created 75,000 new jobs last month, weaker than the 175,000 expectedLatest: US job creation unexpectedly weak last monthNFP up by 75,000 in MayEarnings growth drops to 3.1%Jobless rate at 49-year low of 3.6%Will Fed r...
16:13, 06/07/2019

US added only 75,000 jobs in May as economy shows signs of slowing Job creation numbers came in below expectations, causing economists to predict that Fed will begin cutting interest ratesGrowth in the US employment market decelerated sharply in May, as the economy added just 75,000 jobs – holding the unemployment r...
17:26, 06/07/2019

Weak U.S. employment report casts pall over economy U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreading to the labor market, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this yea...
18:00, 06/07/2019