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Dec 26 2018

Trump once boasted of market gains, now tweets cause drops | AP business

Still, Trump repeated his belief the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates too quickly, blaming the decision on a booming economy. Investors have grown jittery ...

Dec 26 2018

Gatwick drones: Police communication was a 'mess-up', say ministers

Speculation on who the perpetrators were at the weekend resulted in confusion when two people were initially arrested but then released and exonerated on Sunday morning. ...

Dec 26 2018

Opec: Oil prices to recover early 2019

Brent fell 11% last week and hit its lowest level since September 2017, while USA futures slid to their lowest level since July 2017, bringing the decline in the two cont...

Dec 26 2018

Mnuchin to Convene US 'Plunge Protection Team' as Markets Worry

Mnuchin didn't clear with Trump his decision to convene the meeting of financial regulators before the Treasury secretary announced it Sunday, according to another pers...

Dec 25 2018

Federal Reserve raises interest rates, slightly lowers projection for United States economic growth

But financial analysts paid closer attention to changes in the Fed's forward-looking guidance on future rate increases, with the USA economy showing some signs of sluggis...

Dec 25 2018

Last-minute shoppers pour into Lexington shopping centers ahead of Christmas

Central Market closes at 8 p.m. Aldi stores will be open from 8am until 6pm on Christmas Eve , but stores in England and Wales will have 30 minutes browsing time av...

Dec 25 2018

List of Open Restaurants on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Here is everything that you need to know about the opening times for Tesco, Sainsbury's, Lidl and Aldi during the Christmas period. Costco: Christmas Eve: Open 9...

Dec 24 2018

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Calls Bank CEOs Amid Wall St. Unease

Stock markets around the world remained under pressure Monday after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin called the CEOs of six major banks Sunday in an apparent att...

Dec 24 2018

Shopping, banks, skiing and more: What's open and closed during Christmas

The CTrain will run every 15 minutes throughout the day and every 30 minutes after 10 p.m. until 12:30 a.m. Bus routes may vary on Christmas Day . Many stores are also...

Dec 24 2018

Last minute Christmas shoppers fill stores

On Boxing Day select stores will be open from 10 a.m.to 6 p.m. Here are some holiday hours to help you get through the last day to shop before Christmas. The CTrain w...

Dec 24 2018

Brent Crude Closes Below $55 as Fed Hike Sends Markets Tumbling

Oil prices climbed on Friday after tumbling 5 per cent in the previous session on signs that start next month will be deeper than expected. Equities dropped worldwide a...

Dec 24 2018

United Kingdom ministers to discuss Gatwick drama as police examine damaged drone

The Friday night flight suspension at Gatwick caused still more delays and cancellations just as the holiday travel season peaked. Thousands of people who had meant t...

Dec 24 2018

Hydro crews work around the clock to restore power to British Columbians

Power had been restored to more than 530,000 customers by Saturday morning, but about 66,000 across the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley, Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands s...

Dec 24 2018

Store are filled with last minute Christmas shoppers

Traffic is most likely going to be heavy and the checkout lines will most likely be long. "I needed stuff at the ideal time of year that I knew I could get the most for...

Dec 24 2018

More Jennie-O Turkey recalled after deadly salmonella outbreak

Last month, the company was forced to recalled 91,388 pounds of raw ground turkey, according to a report by PEOPLE . "This result provides more evidence that people in...

Dec 23 2018

What's open, closed for Christmas?

Bush declared Christmas Eves in 2012, 2007, and 2001 as holidays for the same reason. The city also posted information about transit service next week. on December 31...

Dec 23 2018

Industries sets sights on cannabidiol market after Trump signs USA farm bill

The Commissioner also restated FDA's concerns over "drug claims being made about products not approved by the FDA that claim to contain CBD or other cannabis-derived co...

Dec 23 2018

Trump staying in D.C. for Christmas

But Vice President Mike Pence , incoming White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and senior adviser Jared Kushner departed after hours spent dashing back and forth,...

Dec 23 2018

Stock Market Just Finished Worst Week in 7 Years

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 464.06 points, or 2 percent, to 22,859.60. Past Nasdaq bear markets have lasted a long time and cut deeply. "That's definitely...

Dec 22 2018

Former NASA Engineer Tricks Parcel Thieves With High-Tech Glitter Bomb

The glitter bomb is hidden in an Apple HomePod speaker box, and the explosion is recorded using four hidden smartphones inside. "If anyone was going to make a reve...