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The hunt is on for Black Friday savings

Black Friday falls on November 23 this year where prices on a score of products will be cut for the entirety of the day. Amazon has kicked off seven days of...


Washington firefighter struck by vehicle while battling California wildfires

Many others found haven at an encampment that sprang up in the parking lot outside a still-open Walmart store in Paradise , where dozens of evacuees pitched te...


Apple iPhone XR shipment forecast slashed by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo

On Wednesday, UBS cut its price target on Apple shares to $225 from $240, saying that Apple has likely taking around 6-7 million units out of its initial ex...


Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia's 'long-term relationship' WILL survive

Energy Minister Suhail Al Mazrouei told reporters on Sunday in Abu Dhabi . Oil's slide accelerated on Tuesday, with US futures suffering their steepest one...


The knowns and unknowns of U.S. Iran oil sanction waivers

The Trump administration on Friday announced it would grant sanctions waivers to eight countries, which allow them to continue importing Iranian crude for 180...


Tesla replaces Elon Musk as chair-he’ll stay CEO

She held top positions at Juniper Networks ($ JNPR ) and Sun Microsystems , as well as Toyota ($TM). Other names that had been floated as potential Musk rep...


[LIVE UPDATES] Xi announces opening of China International Import Expo

On the issue of protection of intellectual property rights, Xi admitted China has room to improve, but he also followed up by saying those who complain about C...


Northern Virginia believed Amazon’s frontrunner for second headquarters

Sources say a decision could come as soon as this week. And now it ends up Amazon may decide on creating an HQ2 and HQ3. It was a little over a year ago whe...


Amazon drops its $25 free shipping minimum for holidays

Well, Amazon has struck back; now it too is offering free shipping with no minimum to all customers, according to Reuters . It marks the first time Amaz...


State of Play: As election looms, Democratic candidates hold tongues on Trump

In the US House, now held by Republicans, Democrats need to flip 23 Republican-held seats to take control. The conventional wisdom that's being touted by the ...


Apple loses $1 trillion status after soft holiday forecast

But investors are fixated on the number of iPhones that Apple sells from quarter to quarter, because those revolutionary devices are the key to the company'...


Oil prices fall on rising supply, trade tensions

Moreover, Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Tuesday that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its partner...


Malaysia now 'easier' for doing business, says World Bank

The report used Shanghai and Beijing as sample cities, of which Shanghai had a weight of 55% and Beijing accounted for 45%. The economies' competitiveness w...


Asian markets rise as weaker yuan eases fear of more tariffs

The Nasdaq 100 Index tumbled to the lowest level since May. But market swings have sapped the conviction of the bull market. The Yuan's value remains a majo...


RBI governor Urjit Patel may consider resigning

For the goal, extensive consultations on several issues take place between the government and the RBI from time to time. It reads: "The Central Government may...


Indonesia's Lion Air has lost contact with airplane

The National Search and Rescue Agency said the flight ended in waters off West Java that are 30 to 35 meters (98 to 115 feet) deep. 178 adults, one infant and...


POWERBALL FEVER: See winning numbers for Saturday's $750 million jackpot

LANSING, MI - The Powerball jackpot is now worth three quarters of $1 billion as there was no victor of the $602 million jackpot for the drawing held on Wedne...


Amazon Falls After Missing Sales Forecast (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Amazon Web Services' net sales came to $6.7 billion for the quarter, growing 46 percent year-over-year. The company also predicted that sales during the last...


'I'm not satisfied' with accounts of Khashoggi death

The official said Kushner - like other members of the administration, including Trump - believes Saudi Arabia should suffer some sort of effect, but said Ku...


United Nations official: Khashoggi was victim of an extrajudicial execution

The Tadawul All-Shares Index (TASI) rose 4.3 percent to close trading on the last day of the week on 7,835.54 points. His commentsfolloed an announcement by t...


Historic Mega Millions sends people to the lottery ticket counters

Monday, according to Assistant Manager Shannon Thompson. The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are slim - one in 302.5 million, to be exact - but yo...


Mega Millions jackpot swells to largest ever: $1.6 billion

One person who bought a Mega Millions ticket at a store in Oak Forest for Friday's jackpot is now $1 million richer. Mega Millions tickets are sold in 44...


Oil falls below $80 on rising US stockpiles

The American Petroleum Institute's latest monthly statistical report shows the U.S. produced a record 11.0 million barrels of crude oil per day (mb/d) in Sept...


Tesla's Model 3 just got a bit more affordable

Tesla has said that it would not manufacture the base-level version of the Model 3 this year. Tesla is calling the new variant a mid-range Model 3 - a ...


Gold price edge lower, equities gain as investors wait for Fed minutes

His comments come as other Fed figures opine on an economy that has become the subject of political interest as President Donald Trump continues to bash the Fed...


"'We are hungry!" Migrants wail at Mexico-Guatemala border

On Thursday, hundreds had walked to the river's edge where they sang the national anthems of Honduras and Guatemala . They had been preparing for an infl...


Lottery Fever Spurs Ticket Sales As Mega Millions Jackpot Approaches $1 Billion

Each of the 24 semi-weekly drawings have failed to produce a top victor since July 24, when an 11-member office pool in Santa Clara County, California, hit a $5...


USA cautious over Khashoggi as new claims emerge

The US received a payment of $US100 million from Saudi Arabia on the same day that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Riyadh to meet with Saudi leaders ...


Saudi worries throw future of second Softbank Vision Fund into doubt

Khashoggi, a well-known critic of Saudi Arabia's regime, disappeared after walking into the Saudi consulate on October 2. Turkish officials say they believe he ...


$1,000,000 winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Morris County

It is the largest jackpot in the game's history and the second largest in the USA lottery jackpot history. On Friday, that would be a total of $513 million - ...


Trump, Pompeo still defending Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia has pulled its $1 billion investment in Virgin Hyperloop One in response to the company joining droves of others who pulled out of the Kingdo...


Saudi Arabia starts internal probe into disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, source says

Turkish officials say they have audio and video recordings that show a Saudi security team killed him. Saudi Arabia has denied the claims. "I don't thin...


Facebook says attackers stole details from 29 million users

In September, Facebook had apologized for a "security issue", after discovering that hackers used a vulnerability in the platform's code to steal other users"...


Mega Millions numbers drawn for ninth-largest lottery jackpot

The top Mega Millions jackpots of all-time: $656 million in 2012 and $648 million a year later. The next drawing at 11 p.m. EDT Friday will offer the ninth-la...


China's trade surplus with the USA hit record highs in September

The September surplus with the USA was larger than China's overall trade surplus of $31.69 billion for the month. The US tariffs cover a broad range of Chines...


Dow Jones industrials sink 700 points as bond yields rise

The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks fell 30.03 points, or 1.9 percent, to 1,545.38. But Hogan said earnings were also a source of worry because t...


International Monetary Fund projects India growth at 7.3% in 2018

The IMF said its forecast for investment growth for FY19 is weaker than in April, despite higher capital spending in India, on account of contracting investment...


Judge orders Tesla’s Musk, SEC to justify fraud settlement

Musk derided the SEC as the " Shortseller Enrichment Commission " before snidely praising it for "doing incredible work". Musk's dispute with the SEC originat...


Indian Rupee breaches 73 mark, plunges to fresh all-time low

South African rand, Mexican peso and Australian dollar also dropped up to 1.5%. On Wednesday the rupee slipped to a low of 73.42 per dollar as crude oil pri...


Petrol, diesel cheaper by Rs 5 in Maharashtra and Gujarat

Top sources said that the state government is also considering a reduction in the prices of diesel. Following the Centre's appeal, several State governments ...