Stories about Finance

Jul 16 2018

Elon Musk Calls Diver in Thai Soccer Team Rescue a Pedophile

Elon Musk called a hero British cave diver who criticized him a "pedo guy". "Mr Musk's desire to help was commendable", she wrote. The CEO subsequently denied the ac...

Jul 15 2018

Tesla hits 200,000 cars, meaning a lower tax credit for EV buyers

With more than 400,000 customers holding deposits on the Tesla Model 3, many of those customers will likely not receive any federal tax credit. Though Musk believes k...

Jul 15 2018

US lifts ban on ZTE after USD 1.4 billion penalty

The Commerce Department reached a deal with ZTE last month, agreeing to lift its ban after the company paid a $1 billion fine and put $400 million in an escrow account....

Jul 15 2018

McDonald’s Pulls Salads From Thousands of Restaurants as Parasite Outbreak Escalates

The chain pulled salads from 3,000 restaurants in Illinois , Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Montana, North Dakota, Kentucky...

Jul 15 2018

Ryanair Cancels Flights due to Pilots Strike

Ryanair is facing its first day of industrial action in Ireland since the airline bowed to pressure from staff and recognised trades unions. Ryanair is Europe's largest...

Jul 15 2018

"Chuck E. Cheese offers 'Pay Your Age" deal

Sounds like a great deal, if you're willing to wait for it. The chain had to end the promotion earlier than planned after the long lines in malls around the US became a...

Jul 15 2018

DOJ Takes AT&T-Time Warner Merger Appeal To DC Circ.

Circuit after its antitrust challenge to AT&T Inc.'s $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner Inc. was resoundingly rejected by a district court judge last month . But ...

Jul 14 2018

Build-a-Bear halts too-popular "Pay Your Age" deal

Miss out on the Pay Your Age Day promotion at Build-A-Bear Workshop? "Build-A-Bear Workshop takes seriously the privilege of providing our valued guests with an opp...

Jul 14 2018

McDonald’s removing salads from 3,000 stores after illness

The cases reported in IL started in mid-May. In a statement, McDonald's says it will voluntarily stop selling salads at its affected restaurants but will resume salad s...

Jul 14 2018

Ryanair hits out over strikes causing 1,100 flight cancellations in June

An empty Ryanair customer services desk is seen at Dublin airport in Dublin, Ireland September 27, 2017. Directly-employed pilots in Ryanair, who are members of the Iri...

Jul 14 2018

Despite Trump efforts, United States trade deficit with China hits record

In the first six months of the year, China's exports to the U.S. rose 13.6% from a year earlier, while imports from the United States increased by 11.8%. "Looking ahead, ...

Jul 14 2018

US to become global leading crude oil producer

Total volume traded was about 9% below the 100-day average. On Wednesday, September WTI crude oil futures settled at $68.86, down $3.70 or -5.37% and September Brent...

Jul 13 2018

Trump blames Theresa May for Brexit debacle in explosive interview

The Sun said the interview was conducted Thursday in Brussels, before Trump travelled to Britain. It was one of over a hundred protests police expected during Trump's ...

Jul 13 2018

Man dies as listeria outbreak recalls frozen food

Listeriosis is an illness usually caused by eating food contaminated by bacteria which can grow in food at refrigeration temperatures, the department said. About 20 per c...

Jul 12 2018

Pompeo to Push for Iran Sanctions During NATO Summit

Iran's vice president acknowledged Tuesday that USA sanctions would hurt the economy, but promised to "sell as much oil as we can" and protect banking. "We are looking fo...

Jul 12 2018

Trump readies tariffs on another $US200m of Chinese goods

President Donald Trump threatens to apply more tariffs on Chinese imports, Beijing's recent moves to make it easier for foreign businesses to set up operations also ef...

Jul 12 2018

Erdogan names Cabinet for Turkish presidency with new powers

Erdogan, who has transformed Turkey in 15 years of rule by allowing Islam a greater role in public life and boosting its worldwide stature, took his oath in parliamen...

Jul 12 2018

21st Century Fox raises Sky bid in battle with Comcast

Comcast's £14.75p a share offer comes within hours of Murdoch making a new £14 a share offer valuing Sky at £24.5bn . "We could be seeing a bidding prioritization by C...

Jul 12 2018

China vows retaliation for latest $200bn U.S. tariff threat

Here's why that could prove a soft spot in the White House's trade strategy: American multinationals have far more extensive operations in China , both in terms of sal...

Jul 12 2018

Turkey's Erdogan son-in-law made finance minister amid nepotism fears

Erdogan said the executive presidency would put behind a "system that heavily cost our country through political, social and economic chaos". The Turkish lira has wea...