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by | November 05, 2018 | 05:32

The economy also added 250,000 jobs last month, which was well ahead of analysts' expectations. Professional and business services, which include engineers, architects and accountants, gained 35,000 jobs. "Wages are firming on a nominal basis for workers", said Ernie Tedeschi, head of fiscal analysis at Evercore ISI and a former economist in the Obama administration.

by | November 04, 2018 | 22:58

With these comments, Trump reacted to rumors that he would actually sign a trade agreement with China at the G20 summit. "It's possible", said Kudlow, who worked as Reagan's budget deputy between 1981 and 1985. Kudlow said Thursday at an event in Washington that Trump and Xi might be able to break the logjam on issues during the summit. They very much want to make a deal.

by | November 04, 2018 | 20:16

Services continued its rise. Right now, only a handful of devices are currently covered by the new program - the GSM/CDMA model of the iPhone 5 , both 11- and 13-inch variants of the 2012 MacBook Air , and, in the US and Turkey, both 21- and 27-inch variants of the 2011 iMac.

by | November 04, 2018 | 18:20

Turkey, a major destination for Iranian crude, could also be included. The United States has vowed to end all sales of Iranian oil, the country's crucial export, as well as global banking transactions, snapping back sanctions lifted by Trump's predecessor as U.S.

by | November 04, 2018 | 15:18

Billionaire entrepreneur and inventor Elon Musk talked his tumultuous year on Tech journalist Kara Swisher's Recode Decode podcast. He added: "It could have been that they were so keen to rush cars off the production line that they pulled out all the stops to hit their targets to keep investors happy and make a profit and this is the effect".

by | November 03, 2018 | 18:25

The employment cost index , which tracks the hiring cost for USA employers quarterly, rose 0.8 percent during the third quarter, beating the estimated 0.7 percent that economists surveyed by Refinitiv ahead of Wednesday's release predicted.

by | November 03, 2018 | 17:43

Facebook had 2.27 billion monthly users at the end of the quarter, below the 2.29 billion analysts were expecting. The company said 2.6 billion users interact with at least one of its apps each month, up from 2.5 billion when it released the figure for the first time last quarter to emphasize that its potential audience for advertisers is unrivaled in size.

by | November 03, 2018 | 07:20

Eligible employees will have until November 19 to decide if they want to take the voluntary severance, said Jennifer Wright, communications director for General Motors Canada in an email to CBC News. There is also a threat that costs of auto parts could rise if the Trump administration goes ahead with plans it is weighing to put tariffs on imported vehicles and parts.

by | November 03, 2018 | 05:59

Business optimism weakest in almost six years. Britain's construction sector recovered last month from a slowdown in September thanks to a bounce-back in civil engineering projects, but confidence in the outlook slumped to a near six-year low ahead of Brexit , a survey showed on Friday.

by | November 03, 2018 | 05:16

She added that customers said they "loved the tradition of Christmas ". "The holidays mean something different to everyone", the company said in an ad showing two women gazing at each other over a cup of coffee. So Christmas it is: The first design is green argyle with stars like that atop the Siren's crown in the company logo. If you can't make it on November 2, 2018 for the FREE reusable Red Cup, you can purchase them at Starbucks locations for $2.50.

by | November 03, 2018 | 04:27

Tesla said that none of the government agencies within the current probes have found any wrongdoing. Elon Musk , following his short-lived plan to take Tesla Inc. Musk's statement that he was considering taking Tesla private, there have not been any developments in these matters that we deem to be material", the company wrote in the filing.

by | November 03, 2018 | 01:59

By 11:12 a.m., WTI front-month traded only 1.5 percent lower at $66.05 per barrel, while Brent front-month traded 1.7 percent lower at $76.05. The higher crude oil prices at the end of 2018 and throughout 2019 will likely support increased US crude oil production.

by | November 03, 2018 | 01:05

Xi said the bilateral ties always stay vigorous and continue developing regardless of the changes in worldwide situations or the two countries' domestic affairs. Xi assured Khan that China considers its relations with Pakistan a diplomatic priority. A report by China's state broadcaster CCTV said Xi was joined in the meeting by Politburo member Yang Jiechi and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

by | November 02, 2018 | 19:01

Just 50 minutes before a flight from London to Japan was scheduled to depart, the pilot was arrested for having nearly 10 times the legal amount of alcohol allowed in his system. Long haul flights, particularly those longer than 12 hours, are normally piloted by two captains and a co-pilot so they can rotate breaks. Believing that Jitsukawa might have cheated when he had previously taken the company's internal breath test, the airline said Friday it has changed its internal rules.

by | November 02, 2018 | 14:10

State-run Indian refiner Hindustan Petroleum said it may resume buying Iranian oil if India secures a waiver from USA sanctions, its chairman MK Surana said on Thursday (November 1). In October, WTI crude oil settled 10.9 percent lower, while Brent finished 8.8 percent lower for the month. The administration must maintain a delicate balancing act with the waivers: ensuring the oil market has sufficient supply and avoiding a politically damaging spike in fuel prices, while also ensuring ...

by | November 02, 2018 | 13:43

Bloomberg's Enda Curran reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia". In comments to state media, Mr Xi expressed his hopes for a trade deal and said he was willing to meet with Mr Trump in Argentina. "We have a new deal", he said adding that the USA is now negotiating with the European Union, which "has absolutely hurt" the United States. He said further meetings with Xi are being scheduled for the G-20 summit of the world's biggest economies, set for November 30 in Buenos Aires, the first ever ...

by | November 02, 2018 | 12:02

The protestors also called for publication of a sexual harassment transparency report. Staff are demanding changes in how the company handles sexual misconduct allegations, including a call to end forced arbitration , which prevents accusers from suing.

by | November 02, 2018 | 07:57

The US is cutting off exports to a Chinese semiconductor maker, citing "significant risk" to national security. Monday's action comes after Micron Technology , a memory chip maker in Idaho, accused Fujian Jinhua of stealing its trade secrets in a federal lawsuit last December.

by | November 01, 2018 | 20:15

So far the USA has so far placed $250 billion in taxes on imported Chinese goods, about half of all imports from China, and the taxes on most of those goods are set to rise on January 1. Its stock traded above $2,000 a share in early September and has fallen 24.5 percent since then, its worst decline in two and a half years. The chill around China and global trade left emerging- market stocks at an 18-month low, with MSCI's index down for a sixth day in a row.

by | November 01, 2018 | 19:44

Both contracts have recovered some ground over the last week but are around $10 a barrel below four-year highs reached in the first week of October. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), led by Saudi Arabia and non-OPEC member Russian Federation, agreed in June to lift oil supplies, but OPEC then signaled last week that it may have to reimpose output cuts as global inventories rise.