• United States won't renew sanctions waivers for Iran oil customers, Brent climbs
United States won't renew sanctions waivers for Iran oil customers, Brent climbs

Analysts said they expected the Trump administration to push OPEC and its de-facto leader Saudi Arabia to stop withholding supply to calm market fears of oil shortages. However, Washington provided waivers to several states that were actively buying Iranian oil in order for them to be able to diversify their supply sources.

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  • What to know before you go: Downtown Orillia's Great Easter Egg Hunt
What to know before you go: Downtown Orillia's Great Easter Egg Hunt

The annual Easter Egg Hunt at Bradford Greenhouses Garden Gallery is sold out. It's Easter weekend, and all across the region, family-friendly events are planned, offering opportunities to meet the Easter Bunny and hunt for Easter eggs. The parade begins at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 21 at the Ladner Community Police Station and proceeds down Delt...

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  • Amazon to quit Chinese web-based sales operations
Amazon to quit Chinese web-based sales operations

Consumer research firm iResearch Global said Alibaba Group Holding's Tmall marketplace and JD.com controlled 82 per cent of the Chinese e-commerce market previous year. hold a commanding market share. A spokesperson told Caixin that Amazon China President Elaine Chang will be reassigned to a new position, without elaborating on her new posi...

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  • UK Retail Sales Rose in March, Likely Boosting 1Q Growth
UK Retail Sales Rose in March, Likely Boosting 1Q Growth

Games toys and hobbies, the category which includes computer games, rose 1 per cent on the month, compared to a 3 per cent rise in March of a year ago. The data showed slowing growth of the British economy as expected, while industrial output improved. Retail sales volumes surged by the most in almost two-and-a-half years in annual terms, leapi...

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  • Jet Airways temporarily suspends all flights
Jet Airways temporarily suspends all flights

In a series of tweets, Mallya said that the collapse of Jet Airways and his Kingfisher Airlines (which is now defunct) is largely due to the policies of the government. The carrier said it had tried its best to secure interim funding. But, tomorrow is another day and tomorrow provides us with new hope, new opportunity and new expectations.

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  • Guidance causes stock to sink despite beat — Netflix earnings
Guidance causes stock to sink despite beat — Netflix earnings

That was below the 5.48 million consensus of industry analysts surveyed by FactSet. Both Apple and Disney have announced their direct-to-consumer solutions within the last few weeks and of the two, Disney and its new Disney + service arrived in grander fashion and instantly drew references from many as a 'true Netflix competitor'.

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  • Intel quits 5G smartphone modems after Apple Qualcomm deal
Intel quits 5G smartphone modems after Apple Qualcomm deal

Apple and Qualcomm are not announcing the overall financial details of the deal - how much Apple is paying in royalties, nor how much the one-time payment is. A victory for Apple would have hampered Qualcomm's ability to collect fees on the technology that powers mobile phones around the world. Apple won't have to worry about the 5G modem...

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  • Tesla Model 3 Taxi Service Wants You To Be The Driver First
Tesla Model 3 Taxi Service Wants You To Be The Driver First

This should also be the case outside the United States of America, even if Tesla did not explicitly mention this in the announcement. The sedans will also be delivered with the higher capacity battery pack of the Standard Range Plus model, but with a software restriction that limits their range from 240 to 220 miles.

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  • Libyan National Army forces carry out air strikes on Tripoli
Libyan National Army forces carry out air strikes on Tripoli

The Libyan air force, which is nominally under government control, targeted an area 50km south of the capital on Saturday morning. India also evacuated a small contingent of peacekeepers. Despite global demands to stop the advance, the LNA now says they have seized the disused worldwide airport south of Tripoli and reportedly declared a no-fly ...

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  • Samsung Electronics flags 60pc fall in Q1 operating profit
Samsung Electronics flags 60pc fall in Q1 operating profit

Its semiconductor business is the main profit driver. The chaebol issued earnings guidance for the first calendar quarter of 2019 this morning. But analysts say for this year the company will have to endure a down-cycle. Samsung Electronics and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment will collaborate on HDR10+ content, the companies announced ...

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  • Tesla stock plummets 10 percent after a 30 percent shortfall in deliveries
Tesla stock plummets 10 percent after a 30 percent shortfall in deliveries

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton has said he does not favor draconian penalties that could harm investors, saying when Musk settled that "the skills and support of certain individuals may be important to the future success of a company". In the quarter, Tesla delivered 50,900 Model 3s , the linchpin of its growth strategy, falling short of analysts' est...

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  • Oil Prices Hit Highest Mark Of 2019
Oil Prices Hit Highest Mark Of 2019

The notion that further sanctions against Iran and more disruptions in Venezuela could contribute to a global crude market tightening was the impetus for oil prices on Tuesday to reach a 2019 high, with Brent up 41 cents to $69.50 per barrel (the highest since November 13), and West Texas Intermediate gaining 99 cents to settle at $62.58 ...

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  • EU's Tusk calls for patience with Britain over Brexit - International
EU's Tusk calls for patience with Britain over Brexit - International

The latest twist in the Brexit saga came after one Kent MP said she understood the frustration felt by a former Conservative MP Nick Boles. The bill, put forward by Labour former minister Yvette Cooper, would require the Prime Minister to table a motion seeking a further extension to Article 50 if the United Kingdom is set to leave without a deal...

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  • Burger King's 'Impossible Whopper' is 0% meat and 100% real
Burger King's 'Impossible Whopper' is 0% meat and 100% real

Burger King, the fast-food giant known for meaty excess, has announced it intends to pilot a fully vegetarian, beef-free version of its classic Whopper . Louis. In fact, Burger King's plan could be the impetus that motivates the highly competitive fast-food burger industry to push for more meat alternatives at a time when beef production has r...

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  • Mexico Making 'Significant' Effort to Stop Illegal Migration to US - White House
Mexico Making 'Significant' Effort to Stop Illegal Migration to US - White House

Sanders said the White House's Council of Economic Advisers is studying the impact of closing different ports of entry. Sanders also said Mexico must ramp up its efforts to curb illegal immigration into the U.S. "Access to Mexico's marketplace and North American integration are critical to operations in the U.S". "It is a national emergency o...

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  • Technical outage causing flight delays for airlines
Technical outage causing flight delays for airlines

A technical outage is impacting major airlines and causing flight delays that may lead to a ripple effect throughout the day. Southwest issued a ground stop for about 40 minutes, canceling about 80 flights but delaying nearly 800 across the country.

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  • Brexit crisis deepens as United Kingdom parliament fails to choose plan B
Brexit crisis deepens as United Kingdom parliament fails to choose plan B

The custom union, which was defeated by just three votes, would not solve the Irish Border question but it would guarantee smooth and tariff-free trade in goods across the Border. European Parliament Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt wrote on Twitter: "The House of Commons again votes against all options. Now that the EU Parliament has passed i...

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  • Opposition looks set to win Ankara after 16 years
Opposition looks set to win Ankara after 16 years

Throughout his 16 years of rule, Erdogan's party has conquered over 51 percent of municipal polls. There was a three-day period for election results to be challenged, Guven said , adding that results of 84 out of 31,186 ballot boxes in Istanbul had not yet been scanned into the system due to challenges.

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  • Lyft IPO makes it the ridesharing star, at least for today
Lyft IPO makes it the ridesharing star, at least for today

San Francisco-based Lyft sold 32.5 million shares after initially marketing 30.8 million shares at $62 to $68 each. Zimmer and Green launched Lyft in 2012 with the goal of rethinking transportation and the necessity of auto ownership. On the flip side, if Lyft is responsible for a percentage point or two of the vehicle miles in the USA, there's a...

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  • State issues guidelines for CBD, industrial hemp
State issues guidelines for CBD, industrial hemp

Consequently, the State Board of Pharmacy, which controls part of Ohio's Medical Marijuana Program, advised that all CBD products, whether derived from hemp or marijuana plants, were only legal if " cultivated, processed, dispensed, tested, possessed, or used for a medical purpose " under the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program, as per Sectio...

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  • Gatwick Airport advice as airline ceases operation and cancels flights
Gatwick Airport advice as airline ceases operation and cancels flights

North American passengers who booked their travel through a registered agency may also be entitled to reimbursement, depending on consumer protection regulations in your state or province. Alternatively, EasyJet is offering a dedicated rescue fare of £110. To find out if your credit card's travel insurance has you covered, you'll need to dig...

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  • Oil up near $68 as supply cuts outweigh economic worry
Oil up near $68 as supply cuts outweigh economic worry

US President Donald Trump on Thursday called for the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) to boost oil production to lower the price of the commodity. Offering support for prices, oil output from Russia, OPEC's biggest non-member ally, averaged 11.3 million barrels per day so far in March, a source said, compared with 11.3...

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  • Powerball jackpot at $750 million ahead of Wednesday night's drawing
Powerball jackpot at $750 million ahead of Wednesday night's drawing

The Powerball was last hit on December 26, 2018, in NY. Ditto, tickets with three, four or five numbers matching without the Powerball. The jackpot soared to a whopping $750 million after Saturday's drawing yielded no winners. The New Berlin store that sold the victor will also receive a $100,000 payout. A couple who purchased their ticket in C...

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  • McDonald's $300m tech deal is its largest in 20 years
McDonald's $300m tech deal is its largest in 20 years

With this acquisition , McDonald's builds on its significant technology investments for growth. The deal would be McDonald's largest acquisition in 20 years. The company began testing the technology a year ago, and will bring it to more locations throughout 2019. The digital signage will also display additional and live suggestions to add to a...

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  • Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal, wife Anita step down from board
Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal, wife Anita step down from board

Saddled with debt of more than $1 billion, Jet has been on the brink of collapse, and had to ground more than two-thirds of its fleet as it struggled pay lenders, suppliers, pilots and leasing companies. "I am happy with this decision", he said here. Bidding process to be initiated by lenders for sale to new investor (s), the process expected to ...

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