Stories about Money

Sep 02 2017

United Kingdom manufacturing hit a four-month high in August

The Markit UK PMI manufacturing index strengthened to 56.9 for August from an upwardly-revised 55.3 the previous month. In China , the private Caixin/Markit survey...

Aug 31 2017

Google Assistant Is Coming to a Bunch of New Speakers

LG is the first appliance maker announced to be supporting Google Assistant . Google also announced on Wednesday that its voice assistant is coming to new speakers b...

Aug 27 2017

Gargash says restoration of full Iran ties 'embarrasses Doha'

The return of al-Sulaiti came after the Qatari Foreign Ministry announced on Wednesday that its envoy would "return to resume his diplomatic duties" in Iran. There was no...

Aug 26 2017

Treasury secretary Mnuchin stood atop Fort Knox to view the eclipse

But the couple is facing new questions about their Louisville jaunt after it was revealed that Mnuchin spent part of his time there viewing the solar eclipse. When an OR ...

Aug 16 2017

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (DKS) Hits a 52-Week High

She noted stronger month-on-month retail sales growth and rising expectations of a December interest rate hike. Second quarter estimate has stable lately ahead of the ea...

Aug 16 2017

Tech & Appliance Retail Sales Slip 1% In July

The so-called retail sales control group, which excludes automobiles, gasoline and building materials and feeds directly into the Commerce Department's quarterly GDP esti...

Aug 16 2017

British Pound v Euro and Dollar Today

Official data to be released at 0830 GMT today are expected to show that earnings continue to increase at less than the rate of inflation in the United Kingdom, potential...

Aug 08 2017

Chicago To File Lawsuit Against Justice Department

Cities and states across the country have sued the Trump administration over a variety of policies, including its ban on travelers from certain majority-Muslim countrie...

Aug 03 2017

The RBA just warned the Australian dollar is too high

Australia's dollar is now a key stumbling block to the economy emerging as a competitive services-driven exporter, prompting Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) governor Ph...

Jul 22 2017

Lyft to Develop Self-Driving Car Technology in New Silicon Valley Facility

Individual manufacturers may retain the data collected by their own vehicles, but Lyft declined to say whether, for example, Waymo will be able to study data collected ...

Jul 20 2017

British PM welcomes BBC move to publish top earners' salaries

Chris Evans , former Top Gear presenter and Radio 2 host, topped the list , earning between £2.2 million and £2.25 million (US$2.87 million and US$2.93 million) in 2...

Jul 20 2017

BHP Billiton set to grow production again

CENTRAL TRUST Co increased its position in BHP Billiton Limited by 1.5% in the second quarter. Scout Investments Inc. increased its stake in shares of BHP Billiton Lim...

Jul 20 2017

Audi Advert Criticised In China For Being Sexist

The video, which has gone viral since being aired online and in cinemas this week, showed a mother-in-law examining her son's bride as the young couple waited at the alta...

Jul 19 2017

Trump Grudgingly Recertifies the Nuclear Deal

If carried out, the move against the Revolutionary Guards would come with risks, Iran's military warned. The administration was working on a "strategy that will addre...

Jul 11 2017

Thousands flee raging wildfires in California

The weather forecast for the fire area on Monday is moderate by fire behavior standards. About 15% of the fire had been contained by Sunday evening, Cal Fire tw...

Jul 10 2017

West Indies win toss, fielding vs India - T20I

West Indies will welcome back big-hitting batsman Chris Gayle for Sunday's one-off Twenty20 clash with India . I call heads five times and lost; today I call tails and ...

Jul 09 2017

Knicks sign free-agent guard Tim Hardaway Jr

The Hawks plan to deliver official notification to the National Basketball Association and Knicks before the 48-hour deadline passes Saturday, league sources told ES...

Jul 07 2017

Qatar braces for long standoff with neighbors

Qatar's response was not made public but it had previously called the demands - which include shutting down its Al-Jazeera satellite news network, closing a Turkish ...

Jul 05 2017

AirAsia jet to Kuala Lumpur grounded in Australia after suspected bird strike

As the mid-air confusion unfolded, the pilot ordered passengers to turn off all electrical devices and cameras. The embattled airline said a "suspected bird strike" to ...

Jul 04 2017

Analysts See Oil Prices "Lower For Longer"

Brent crude futures were trading at $48.97 per barrel, a rise of 0.4 percent, at 9:20 GMT following last week's jump of 5.2 percent in their first weekly gain in six week...