Stories about Business

Oct 19 2018

Liam Fox pulls out of trade conference in Saudi Arabia

Attiah told CNN's Anderson Cooper that the explosion of the story provoked her and the Washington Post to publish the column to remind people of Khashoggi's ideas an...

Oct 17 2018

Pompeo sees 'serious commitment' from Saudis on missing journalist

President Donald Trump says he's spoken to King Salman of Saudi Arabia , who "denies any knowledge of whatever may have happened" to missing Washington Post journal...

Oct 17 2018

Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $868M; no winners in Tuesday's drawing

The Mega Millions jackpot has been increasing since a group of 11 co-workers in Santa Clara County, Califiornia, shared a $543 million prize back in July. Lottery tickets...

Oct 17 2018

Saudi king calls Erdogan as Khashoggi fallout widens

King Salman over the weekend ordered the Saudi public prosecutor to investigate the fate of Jamal Khashoggi , partly due to information received from Turkish authorities...

Oct 16 2018

Trump blames 'rogue killers' over Khashoggi

Earlier, US President Donald Trump threatened " severe punishment " if it is determined that Saudi Arabia is behind the journalist's disappearance. Turkish officials ...

Oct 16 2018

Sears to close almost 150 more stores, files for bankruptcy

Sears Holdings, the parent company, which owns Sears and Kmart, is among dozens of prominent retailers to declare bankruptcy in the era of Amazon. In a statement Monday...

Oct 15 2018

Multiple nations want joint Saudi-Turkey probe into Jamal Khashoggi disappearance

In excerpts of a new interview, Trump said that the incident is being investigated and that the Saudis deny any involvement, despite the mounting evidence that the Saud...

Oct 14 2018

Qatari media group expresses concern over Khashoggi disappearance

Khashoggi , a Washington Post contributor, has been missing since Oct 2, when he reportedly visited the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul to secure divorce papers. What other...

Oct 13 2018

Trade war escalation could trigger global financial crisis

In its latest World Economic Outlook , the organisation downgraded global economic growth to 3.7% for both 2018 and 2019 - 0.2% lower for both years than had been foreca...

Oct 12 2018

Wall Street Yo-Yos in Early Trading Thursday

The Fed has been gradually raising interest rates over the past two years, after not having increased them since the recession. It was more than $40 five years ago. The S...

Oct 12 2018

Trump says U.S. looking into Saudi journalist’s disappearance in Turkey

A United Nations human rights expert has said the investigation into the disappearance of a Saudi journalist in Turkey "should not be politicized", insisting the case...

Oct 09 2018

Tropical Storm Michael: Storm Could Strengthen Into Category 2 Hurricane

DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK -------- At 100 PM CDT (1800 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Michael was located near latitude 19.2 North, longitude 86.9 West. The governor a...

Oct 07 2018

Trade deal largely spares Canada, Mexico from any Trump auto tariffs

There was also an agreement to protect 2.6 million exports a year of Canadian vehicles to the USA from possible U.S. tariffs of 25% that Mr Trump may impose. Canadian...

Oct 07 2018

'Shortseller Enrichment Commission’? Musk mocks SEC over fraud probe

This rollercoaster started taking him on a more and more risky ride in the past two weeks, as he has been charged by the SEC with fraud , settled with the watchd...

Oct 06 2018

Toyota recalls 2.4 million hybrid cars over stall fault

About 1.25 million cars are affected in Japan, 807,000 in the United States of America, 290,000 in Europe and 3,000 in China. The automaker said there have been three...

Oct 05 2018

Trump Aims to Model New Trade Deals on Revised Nafta

Trump said he would sign the final agreement in late November, in about 60 days, and the pact is expected to be signed by Trudeau and outgoing Mexican President Enrique ...

Oct 05 2018

Centre announces ₹2.5 cut in fuel prices, urges States to match it

Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac however, said his government would not cut fuel prices, News18 reported. After steadily raising taxes on fuel between 2014 and 20...

Oct 03 2018

Amazon raises minimum wage for United States and UK employees

Amazon executives also said they would push for a raise of the federal minimum wage. Last month, Sanders introduced the Stop Bad Employers by Zeroing Out Subsidies Ac...

Oct 03 2018

Tesla shares surge after Elon Musk settles with SEC

According to The Washington Post , the SEC had offered similar settlement terms a week prior to the lawsuit that Musk passionately declined, saying the "unjustified act...

Oct 02 2018

A Facebook Breach Let Hackers Access Tinder, Instagram And Spotify

Social networking behemoth Facebook has announced a breach which has compromised at least 50 million user accounts, and appears to extend to third-party services which ...