Economy

For those in the love-it camp, like Shea Stevens, these are anxious times. However, Amazon's $13.7 billion acquisition was a surprise to some. Wal-Mart was down 0.32 percent at $75. "I don't want that to change". Earlier this year, it opened a bookstore at the Time Warner Center. Mackey, who co-founded the company in 1980 in an unassuming Austin neighborhood down the street from an exterminator renowned for a bug sculpture that rotated atop its roof, has faced mounting pressure from ...
  • China, US agree on complete denuclearisation of North Korea

    China, US agree on complete denuclearisation of North Korea

    Economy

    In Beijing, this week will see the US-China closed-door meeting that will be held in Washington, which is said to be a diplomatic and security dialogue between the two nations that might include the topic of North Korea. He also hoped that these high-level interactions will further promote the development of U.S. At the dialogue, China and the United States recognized that their military-to-military relationship is an important component in the bilateral ties.
  • China, US agree aim of 'complete, irreversible' Korean denuclearization

    China, US agree aim of 'complete, irreversible' Korean denuclearization

    Economy

    He is not specifying any particular action China may take to meet that goal. He was held for almost a year-and-a-half in North Korea before being sent home in a coma last week. The State Department said the dialogue will focus on ways to increase pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile programmes, but also cover such areas as counter-terrorism and territorial rivalries in the strategic South China Sea.
  • Brokerages Set Esure Group PLC (ESUR) Target Price at $240.14

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    The stock increased 6.25% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $4.25. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $821,731 was sold by Downey Thomas J . The firm has "Strong Buy" rating by Needham given on Monday, September 12. The company was maintained on Monday, April 10 by HSBC. The stock of Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) earned "Neutral" rating by BNP Paribas on Thursday, March 30.
  • Trump announces to expand apprenticeships programme

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    Trump . Trump also said he loves the "name Apprentice" - a reference to the reality television show he used to host. Participating business leaders are from Rockwell Manufacturing, Oshkosh Corporation, Briggs & Stratton, Mercury Marine and Quad Graphics.
  • China, US reach consensus at high-level security dialogue

    China, US reach consensus at high-level security dialogue

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    Both events happened ahead of June 25, which is in North Korea's calendar as the "day of struggle against USA imperialism". "We both call for complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and we call on the DPRK to halt its illegal nuclear weapons program and its ballistic missile test as stipulated in the U.N.
  • Interest Rates Hit a Milestone for First Time Since 2008

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    Yellen stated that there is no specific fund rates level that could trigger the process of balance sheet normalization. The latest move by the Fed shows that the central bank continues to believe that the USA economy is strengthening. Inflation is expected to remain below 2 percent in the near term but reaches targeted 2 percent over the medium term. Meanwhile, in view of stable economic conditions, the Fed plans to reduce its 4.5-trillion-U.S.
  • Opp to field former Speaker Meira Kumar

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    President Pranab Mukherjee's term ends on July 24. Both Kovind and Kumar are aged 72. Meira Kumar, who is the daughter of former deputy Prime Minister and senior Dalit leader Jagjivan Ram, served as the Lok Sabha Speaker in the second UPA regime.
  • Whole Foods CEO suggests grocer could spin off new brand under Amazon

    Whole Foods CEO suggests grocer could spin off new brand under Amazon

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    Mackey said, according to the transcript. Beyond the romantic metaphor, Mackey also said the companies discussed what they could do together, though he could not share those plans until the transaction closed. Last month CNBC reported that Amazon was in serious discussions about breaking into the prescription drug business, and the move to acquire Whole Foods may be a strategic one, suggest some experts.
  • Red Bull 'underwhelmed' with fifth and 10th in Baku qualifying

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    Although his Ferrari team managed to resolve the failure in time for qualifying, Vettel was only fourth and 1.3 secs slower than Hamilton . "I am so pumped with that pole, and that is how qualifying should be", Hamilton said. After languishing in the lower reaches of the top ten in the final segment of qualifying, championship leader Vettel admits he was relieved to recover to snatch fourth.
  • New Zealand 0-4 Portugal: Easy win for Cristiano Ronaldo and co

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    Portugal beat the hosts 1-0 in their last game, but an injury-time equaliser from Mexico's Hector Moreno ensured that the points were shared between the two sides in their opening game in Kazan . "We had three strikers on the pitch and got caught at the end", he said, adding that he considers Portugal favourites for the title. If you remove Cristiano, they will still remain a side with a lot of high-quality players.
  • Dennis Rodman Says We're All Misunderstanding Kim Jong

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    Chris Volo , Rodman's agent, sat alongside his client during the interview with Michael Strahan and detailed what he said was their involvement with Warmbier's release. The Wilmington News Journal reports that anthropology professor Kathy Dettwyler said on her personal Facebook page that Otto Warmbier was "typical of a mindset of a lot of the young, white, rich, clueless males" she teaches.