by | October 07, 2018 | 14:11

Merced's single Mattress Firm location was named Friday among the 700 stores to close following the announcement the corporation filed for bankruptcy. The company, founded in 1986, has sales of more than $3 billion. Mattress Firm's parent company has been dealing with its own problems as its stock price has drastically tumbled after it reported accounting irregularities that are being investigated.

by | October 07, 2018 | 12:29

Oil prices have risen as the market braces for sanctions on Iran that kick in on November 4. Saudi Arabia is the only oil producer with significant spare capacity on hand to supply the market if a significant amount of oil is affected by sanctions on Iran that kick in on November 4.

by | October 07, 2018 | 03:00

After years of sluggish pay gains, the economy may be starting to work for America's low-wage workers. Update: Amazon is cutting monthly bonuses and stock awards for employees to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour. While the EPI acknowledges that real firms could "respond to higher minimum wages in ways that cause divergent effects", it says "what is not in dispute" is that "rising minimum wage has depressed employment opportunities in the most heavily impacted industries".

by | October 06, 2018 | 13:00

The national air navigation provider added the response was standard procedure when a mayday is called. "The aircraft taxied to the gate and all customers disembarked normally". Gibson said stronger headwinds than were forecast for the 12,000-kilometer (7,500-mile) flight across the Pacific could burn more fuel than planned.

by | October 06, 2018 | 08:56

After months of rising fuel prices with record high petrol and diesel prices in major Indian cities , the Indian government has finally intervened, cutting petrol and diesel prices by ₹2.50 ($.034) a litre in several states across India.

by | October 06, 2018 | 04:36

Over the year, the unemployment rate and the number of unemployed persons declined by 0.5 percentage point and 795,000, respectively. By education level, less-educated workers appear to have been the biggest gainers. That run has added almost 20 million people to the nation's payrolls since the Great Recession, which cost almost 9 million their jobs. Employment in the coal industry is now 200 jobs below its year-ago levels.

by | October 06, 2018 | 00:29

The EU is preparing to help Theresa May build a parliamentary majority for a Brexit deal by offering Downing Street a written commitment to think again about "frictionless trade" if the United Kingdom changes its red lines after it leaves the union.

by | October 06, 2018 | 00:01

The guest also joked claiming the Prime Minister looked as if she was trying to "shift a wardrobe". "My fellow Conservatives, this is not democracy". Johnson argues it will keep London tied to the bloc and ignore the people's expressed wish to leave the bloc. He was mobbed by jostling cameras on arrival and chased by reporters as he walked, with his address airing live across the nation.

by | October 05, 2018 | 23:03

The US and Canada on Sunday sealed the deal on a new trade agreement that, along with an earlier US-Mexico agreement , opens to door to a rewrite of the North American Free Trade Agreement . "That's not the intent of worldwide trade deals nor anything we've sought in any USA trade agreement ". The portion of it most pertinent to dairy farmers in Northern New York, though, look very good.

by | October 05, 2018 | 20:42

Some tweak. USMCA is the first step in U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to promote a new World Economic Order favouring America's market-oriented allies and disfavouring bad actors, chief among them China. "The Chinese Communist Party is rewarding or coercing American businesses, movie studios, universities, think tanks, scholars, journalists, and local, state, and federal officials", he said in a speech at the Hudson Institute in Washington , D.C.

by | October 05, 2018 | 18:41

The group said in a press release that the price of its ipo was set at 19 pounds per share, or in the middle of the range expected (between 17,50 and 22,50 pounds). Based on this metric and Aston Martin's net debt of 538.8 million pounds, the British carmaker looked slightly expensive in its debut - pricing at 23.6 times Ebita.

by | October 05, 2018 | 17:25

The call comes just one month after another recall where more than a million hybrids across the globe were found to have a technical problem that could cause fires in the vehicle. A total of 744 Toyota Prius cars in Singapore have been recalled due to a fault that could result in a higher risk of the cars crashing. Dealership technicians will apply a software patch to the recalled vehicles, which should clean the problem up and ensure that "limp" mode activates when it should.

by | October 05, 2018 | 12:20

The study, mandated by US President Donald Trump past year in an executive order , identified almost 300 "vulnerabilities" that could affect the supply of critical materials and other supplies essential to support the United States military.

by | October 05, 2018 | 08:45

Relations between the world's two largest economies have plummeted in recent weeks with Mr Trump placing US$250 billion (S$345 billion) in tariffs on Chinese goods, in part over charges that Beijing forces USA companies to hand over technological know-how.

by | October 04, 2018 | 22:07

Pompeo will also travel to Japan, South Korea and China from October 6-8, U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters. Pompeo declined comment on negative signals from North Korea , that have included demands for a lifting of sanctions and complaints about Washington's apparent reluctance to agree to a declaration to end the 1950-53 Korean War without major concessions.

by | October 04, 2018 | 16:00

He insisted that telling oil marketing companies to absorb Re 1 didn't imply going back on deregulation of prices. In Chennai, petrol and diesel rates increased to Rs 79.79 per litre and Rs 87.33 per litre respectively. reaching seven-year high. In another tweet, Fadnavis announced that the state government will heed the government's request and cut the price of petrol by Rs 2.5 per litre, bringing the total benefit for end consumers to Rs 5 per litre in the state.

by | October 04, 2018 | 15:16

The United States has been increasing the pressure on China in recent months to change what it views as unfair trading practices; as of last month, the United States has imposed tariffs on US$250-billion of Chinese goods - representing almost half of its annual imports from China.

by | October 04, 2018 | 13:43

Hatice (left), fiancée of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , and her friend wait outside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on Wednesday. Jamal Khashoggi, who had been living in self-exile in the United States, was told to return to the consulate on Tuesday after an initial visit last week to handle some family matters, Khashoggi's fiancee told a journalist at Arabi21 news.

by | October 04, 2018 | 13:24

Consistent dollar demand from importers, mainly oil refiners, following higher crude oil prices, have kept the rupee under pressure. The rupee fell by 43 paise against the dollar to 73.34 during the early trading session on Wednesday as against the previous close of 72.91 against dollar on Monday.

by | October 04, 2018 | 05:55

Under NAFTA , Canada was able to limit how much milk and dairy products could be brought in from the United States. The USMCA agreement, which does not roll off the tongue anywhere near as neatly as its predecessor NAFTA, will keep its dispute mechanism which was another major sticking point for the Americans and a defined deal breaker for Canada.