Economy

Oil Advances on Signs US Stockpile Gains Easing After Harvey

OPEC and other producers opted to decrease production by 1.8 million barrels a day in an attempt to rebalance the oil market and support prices. Oil has rise...


TSX higher as banks, energy stocks gain

Jack Ablin of BMO Private Bank told AFP investors likely now expect the Fed will brush aside concerns about economic damage from back-to-back hurricanes Harve...


Leishman in command at BMW golf

Now there are advantages to having some degree of anonymity, he says. After opening with a ground-shaking eagle on the par-4 first hole, Fowler mustered only ...


Anna Nordqvist wins playoff to take Evian Championship

Both Nordqvist and Altomare missed the green with their approach shots to the par four, but it was the Swede who remained composed, chipping on before two putti...


Moon rules out nuclear weapons in South Korea

It added: 'Let's vent our spite with mobilisation of all retaliation means which have been prepared till now . "A telling blow should be dealt to them who ha...


The FTC says it's investigating the Equifax hack

As you may be well aware by now, Equifax last week disclosed a breach impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers as well as some United Kingdom and Ca...


Centre to act on petrol, diesel price hike: Minister

That's why, benchmark price of petrol has risen 18% from $57.42 per barrel in June to $67.85 on September 8. Earlier in the day, the Congress slammed the Prim...


Air Berlin cancels 100 flights after 200 pilots call in sick

Air Berlin filed for insolvency in mid-August, after its main shareholder, Gulf carrier Etihad , unexpectedly pulled the plug on its cash lifeline. On Sunda...


VW to shell out $24b by 2030

And we will lead that transformation". The German carmaker said it will invest over €20bn by 2030 in the electric-car efforts. Diesel, meanwhile, was a conven...


Tesla extends battery life for Irma evacuees

Electrek reports that the electric automaker has unlocked the full battery capacity of Model S and Model X 60 and 60D models with 75-kWh battery packs. The...


Equifax vows to improve breach response -- too late?

Take Equifax up on its offer , or if you're not comfortable with it, consider paid credit monitoring services offered by the other two credit bureaus, Trans...


Huge crane atop Downtown Miami high-rise collapses in Irma's winds

They are built to withstand high winds, but maybe not to withstand Hurricane Irma . "They were surprised that it went down because they felt it was one of the ...


Minnesota to fight for second Amazon headquarters and its 50000 jobs

The project would house as complete a headquarters as its Seattle base, which it claims brought 53,000 jobs to the city as well as a almost $26 billion payroll....


Oil prices decline on Hurricane Irma

Gulf coast two weeks ago, knocking as much as a quarter of the country's huge refinery industry, as a result of which demand for crude oil - refining's lifebl...


Stanley Fischer steps down from Fed citing 'personal reasons'

Fischer's departure comes as U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to reshape the Fed board, which now has three vacancies. Trump has nominated Randal Quarles,...


Records of four million Time Warner Cable customers left unsecured

The repositories were linked to BroadSoft , a US-based company with offices worldwide that provides services to large communications companies including AT&T, ...


Brokenshire in Stormont talks with five main NI parties

Sinn Fein was responding to DUP leader Arlene Foster's appeal late Thursday to rejoin the devolved government while the two sides continue negotiations "in para...


Palace Announces Prince William, Kate Expecting Third Child

Kate is less than 12 weeks pregnant, Kensington Palace confirmed on Monday, with the Princess having to pull out of a public engagement due to morning sickness...


Moriya on heels of leader Lewis at Portland Classic

Her husband, Gerrod Chadwell, is the women's golf coach at the University of Houston. The 19-year-old from Smiths Falls, Ont., fired six birdies and an eagle ...


Japan, Britain agree to enhance economic cooperation

Another stamp shows the rocket standing in between the Asian and the American continent, and the other is an illustration of the rocket soaring through the clou...