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by | August 17, 2019 | 16:59

During the past week they have increasingly directed their frustrations toward police, who have responded with fiercer determination to clear them from the streets. Beyond suspending the extradition bill, Beijing and city leader Carrie Lam have shown no desire to meet key demands such as an inquiry into police violence, the complete withdrawal of the bill and an amnesty.

by | August 17, 2019 | 15:29

Trump announced the new tariffs this month, after which China halted purchases of agricultural goods and allowed the yuan to weaken. The dispute between the world's two biggest economies has rattled financial markets for more than a year and clouded the global economy.

by | August 17, 2019 | 09:30

Beijing knows that when it pressures Hong Kong's airport and flagship airline , any harm it inflicts will be to the benefit of its government-owned major carriers-Air China , China Eastern and China Southern. Over the last two weeks the airline emerged as a target on the mainland after some of its 27,000-strong workforce took part in, or voiced support for, the protests .

by | August 17, 2019 | 07:07

Those concerns helped drive the yield on the 10-year Treasury to 1.56% Thursday, down from 1.58% late Wednesday and from more than 3% late last year. Yields fall as prices rise. One of the USA economy's biggest weak spots is manufacturing, which is suffering from the trade war and global growth strains. This week, President Trump abruptly postponed plans to impose new tariffs on about $156 billion in goods from China, but Beijing hasn't made any subsequent trade concessions.

by | August 17, 2019 | 04:14

One of the images features a photo of a woman with a large lump on her neck and text that says, " WARNING: Smoking causes head and neck cancer". The FDA said the new warnings would fulfill a requirement in the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act , which requires the warnings , and add to the work the agency is doing to advance the health of America's families.

by | August 16, 2019 | 20:07

The word is in the middle of a global slowdown and we are in the middle of what this means for the United States. The central bank's next scheduled meeting is September 17. The Fed's minutes will be released next week as central bankers head to the annual symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. That was followed in July by the Fed's first rate cut since 2008.

by | August 16, 2019 | 19:24

Dire economic data from China and Germany suggested a faltering global economy, stricken by the increasingly belligerent U.S. Wednesday's inversion of this yield curve roiled financial markets because of implications about a possible recession.

by | August 16, 2019 | 18:26

In June 2016, Walmart and JD.com, one of China's largest e-commerce companies, announced a strategic alliance to serve consumers across China through a powerful combination of e-commerce and retail. Geode Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Walmart by 9.2% during the 4th quarter. During a call with reporters Thursday, Biggs said that it has an advantage over other retailers because it can spread price increase across a wide breadth of items.

by | August 16, 2019 | 17:42

The Toronto Stock Exchange fared slightly better, down 300 points or nearly two per cent to 16,335 on the same fears. The yield curve shows how much it costs to borrow over the short term compared to the long term. At the start of the year, markets and central banks were more optimistic on the global economic outlook. Or if the Fed appears to be in denial about the need to cut rates sharply but is expected to figure it out sooner or later, that's another reason long-term yields would fall.

by | August 16, 2019 | 17:01

The Wall Street Journal reported that Trump had been told by a guest at a dinner with associates that Denmark was struggling to pay the almost $600 million annual subsidy it gives the island, which is part of its kingdom. But its foreign and security interests remain in the hands of the Danish government-as stipulated by the Danish Constitution. That strategy has so far been more focused on upholding its military footprint in Greenland, while refraining from getting into the political ...

by | August 16, 2019 | 16:48

A private financial investigator who flagged warnings about Bernard Madoff's $65bn Ponzi scheme is now targeting one of America's blue chip companies. Over time, its reach expanded across a range of industries, with products including home appliances, medical devices and airplanes. The business has been hard for virtually every company in the market.

by | August 16, 2019 | 16:52

The North had recently said it would talk only with Washington and not Seoul , and that inter-Korean dialogue won't resume unless the South offers a "plausible excuse" on why it keeps hosting military drills with the United States. The missiles were launched shortly after 8 a.m. Friday (2300 GMT Thursday) and flew around 230 kms (142 miles) to an altitude of 30 kms (18 miles), South Korea's JCS said.

by | August 16, 2019 | 16:47

The editorial board of the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), however, has warned the Trump administration that mistakes in trade policy could turn USA economic slowdown into recession . Oil prices fell more than 1%, extending the previous session's 3% drop, pressured by mounting recession concerns and a surprise boost in USA crude inventories.

by | August 16, 2019 | 16:47

Stocks continued to tumble Thursday after China vowed to take counter measures against the United States in a trade war escalation. The tariff plan has roiled global markets and further unnerved investors as the trade dispute between the world's two largest economies stretches into its second year with no end in sight.

by | August 16, 2019 | 16:43

The missiles flew for around 230 kilometers at an altitude of around 30 kilometers before falling into the sea, the JSC said. It is the sixth such test in less than a month. "A new Korean peninsula , one that will bring peace and prosperity to itself, east Asia and the world, awaits us", he said in the televised speech.

by | August 16, 2019 | 16:34

The Dow Jones plunged 800 points - a sharp departure for a market that had very recently been hitting record highs. What Next for the S&P 500 , US Dollar, Gold and Emerging Markets? Retailers came under especially heavy selling pressure after Macy's issued a dismal earnings report and cut its full-year forecast.

by | August 16, 2019 | 16:30

The annual growth rate in Europe's largest economy decelerated to 0.4% in Q2 from 0.9% in the first. European Union chiefs have been locked in a bitter battle with Rome over their budget issues after its economy contracted by 0.2 percent in October to December of a year ago, following a decrease of 0.1 percent in July to September.

by | August 16, 2019 | 16:28

Fernandez can also avoid a run-off if he wins with 40% with a lead of at least 10 percentage points over his closest challengers. Admitting that ruling Juntos por el Cambio (Together for Change) coalition had a "bad day", President Macri urged his supporters to redouble efforts from tomorrow to obtain the necessary support to win October elections.

by | August 14, 2019 | 14:37

Bloomberg says four airlines based in the UK, Italy and Canada managed by Total Cargo Expertise recently implemented the same ban. The FAA has just reminded airlines of those guidelines which basically prohibits 2015 15-inch MacBooks from going on flights.

by | August 14, 2019 | 13:56

The hue pays homage to blue Type S heritage models, including the 2007-2008 TL Type S. As mentioned, this is a preview of the upcoming second-generation TLX Type S. We see some of the 2020 Chevrolet Camaro in the Type S Concept's face, and that's not a bad thing. It is flanked by Jewel Eye LED headlights with "Chicane" daytime running lights that draw inspiration from the ARX-05 Daytona Prototype .