• Iran's Khamenei Says the World Opposes Trump as Oil Sanctions Loom

    Iran's Khamenei Says the World Opposes Trump as Oil Sanctions Loom

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    In his great undoing of the "accomplishments" of the Obama administration, President Trump has withdrawn the United States from the humiliating and destructive Iran nuclear deal. The deal had seen most global financial and economic sanctions on Iran lifted in return for Tehran curbing its disputed nuclear activity under United Nations surveillance.
  • Trump Confident of Fair Trade Deal with China

    Trump Confident of Fair Trade Deal with China

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    President Trump said a deal with China would also be good for Beijing . The meal would give the two leaders more time to talk and create an atmosphere more conducive to negotiations, the sources said. and China are discussing - intellectual property rights, Chinese laws restricting how United States companies can operate in the country, and more - make a deal hard.
  • New Starbucks holiday cups mean it's officially Christmas

    New Starbucks holiday cups mean it's officially Christmas

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    As I noted previous year, the holiday cup , which asked people to draw, color and doodle on their own cups, reportedly ended the war on Christmas. Upon introducing the minimalist cup, Starbucks Vice President Jeffrey Fields said it was a way to "usher in the holidays with a purity of design that welcomes all of our stories".
  • Crude futures fall as traders get in position for inventory build-up

    Crude futures fall as traders get in position for inventory build-up

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    In a post on Twitter on Thursday, Trump had said he had a "long and very good conversation" with Jinping and that the trade discussions were "moving along nicely". Meanwhile, the earlier bounce in the barrel of WTI was mainly driven by a boost in the risk sentiment, triggered by the optimism over the US-China trade deal and the US oil waivers from Iran sanctions.
  • Trump Has Not Sought Draft China Trade Plan

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    WASHINGTON , Nov 2 ― A senior Trump administration official today dismissed as untrue a media report that US President Donald Trump was readying a possible trade deal with China, a CNBC reporter said in a post on Twitter. -China trade talks can not resume until Beijing outlines specific actions it would take to meet USA demands for sweeping changes to policies on technology transfers, industrial subsidies and market access.
  • Brent crude prices dip on rising supply, global market woes

    Brent crude prices dip on rising supply, global market woes

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    The world's biggest miner BHP Billiton, which also has oil and gas assets, has trimmed its expectations of global growth for next year and 2020 by about a half to three quarters of a percentage point, Chief Commercial Officer Arnoud Balhuizen said on Tuesday, citing a "lose-lose" result from the U.S.
  • India jumps 23 spots to No

    India jumps 23 spots to No

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    Long known for its bureaucracy, India has made major strides in improving prospects for businesses in the country, the World Bank said in a report on Wednesday. In the past year, China has implemented reforms in seven out of the ten assessment indicators, the World Bank said. It takes 69 days and costs about 8 per cent of the property value to register a property, compared to 20 days and 4.2 per cent among high income OECD economies.
  • RBI, govt to hold consultations frequently, says Finance Ministry

    RBI, govt to hold consultations frequently, says Finance Ministry

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    The issue of Section 7 first came up during an Allahabad High Court hearing on a case filed by Independent Power Producers challenging an RBI circular issued on 12 February. "Only the final decisions taken are communicated". In open letter, All India Reserve Bank Employees Association says govt must desist from nibbling at central bank's autonomy and let it do its job in an unfettered way, else it will incur the wrath of financial markets .
  • Winning numbers drawn for $750 million Powerball jackpot

    Winning numbers drawn for $750 million Powerball jackpot

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    The drawing comes on the heels of a near-record $1.5 billion Mega Millions drawing earlier this week. No one has won the Powerball jackpot since August 11, when a man from Staten Island, New York, won $245.6 million. A woman sells a Powerball ticket in SC. This is the fourth-largest American jackpot. In Michigan, there were 140,897 winners. The drawing will be held at 11 p.m.
  • U.S. stocks slide as traders weigh earnings; oil rises

    U.S. stocks slide as traders weigh earnings; oil rises

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    Aurora Cannabis Inc., which debuted on the New York Stock Exchange, was down US$1.38 cents at US$7.31 on the USA market. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index dropped 0.4 percent and the Kospi in South Korea gave up 0.4 percent. Shares in iRobot plunged 12.3 per cent to Dollars 80.49 after the robotics technology company said tariffs will reduce its profitability in the fourth quarter.
  • Chinese have cracked Trump's iPhones

    Chinese have cracked Trump's iPhones

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    If the United States is still concerned about security, Trump could "abandon all modern communication devices and cut off contact with the outside completely", Hua said . "If there are concerns about Apple calls being listened-in on, then you can change to Huawei phones", she continued. These aides also caution the president that the Russians are listening in to his conversations, while U.S.