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Economy

Cryptocurrency attacks linked to North Korea first started in 2016, and "marked a departure from previously observed activity of North Korean actors employing cyber espionage for traditional nation state activities". Many other attacks were pointed out, like in April where the bitcoin exchange Yapizon lost $5 million, or between May and July four more attacks have taken place - Bithumb the largest SK exchange for bitcoin and ethereum has been security breached for personal data and so ...
  • US Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Fischer Resigns

    US Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Fischer Resigns

    Economy

    I am writing to inform you that for personal reasons it is my intention to resign from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on or around October 13, 2017. Fischer, a respected 73-year-old economist and former head of Bank of Israel, has joined the Fed board since May 2014 and served as chairman of the board's committee on financial stability.
  • Mbappe Not Letting Huge PSG Fee Get To Him

    Mbappe Not Letting Huge PSG Fee Get To Him

    Economy

    The 18-year-old France worldwide striker, who was on Wednesday unveiled as a PSG player, rebuffed all other interest to return to the French capital. Paris Saint-Germain star Angel Di Maria will be out of action for several matches with a thigh strain picked up on World Cup qualifying duty with Argentina, paving the way for Kylian Mbappé to make his Paris Saint-Germain debut.
  • Wall Street falls amid fresh North Korea tensions

    Wall Street falls amid fresh North Korea tensions

    Economy

    Australia's S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.6 percent to 5,675.10. Banks and technology companies were down more than the rest of the market. The UK's leading index fell by 25 points, down to 7, 347, after having slipped by 38 points on Tuesday. The Nasdaq composite fell 59.76 points, or 0.9 percent, to 6,375.57. The Dow Jones industrial average gave up 102 points, or 0.5 percent, to 21,887.
  • NY Daily News Falls to Tronc for Buck

    NY Daily News Falls to Tronc for Buck

    Economy

    The New York Times that published an exclusive on the deal said Tronc would undertake the news operations, 25 acre printing plant in Manhattan as well as the pension liability. Tronc's other newspapers include the Baltimore Sun , the Hartford Courant and the San Diego Union-Tribune. The circulation, which exceeded 2 million in the 1940s, is now in the low hundred thousands.
  • Stormont deadlock: Secretary of state to meet parties on Monday

    Stormont deadlock: Secretary of state to meet parties on Monday

    Economy

    Foster said that a series of "one-sided demands" by Sinn Fein had made progress impossible and that they must move to achieve a breakthrough. Talks have been led by the British and Irish governments but with no breakthrough some prominent DUP MPs are warning a return to direct rule from Westminster could be looming.
  • Kate Middelton and Prince William are expecting baby #3

    Economy

    The Duchess is suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum , a condition of severe morning sickness during pregnancy, according to the Palace. This is published unedited from the PTI feed . A change in law after William and Kate Wednesday gave women the same rights of accession to the throne as men. She is being cared for at their London home.
  • Wildfire shuts highway at Nevada-California line

    Wildfire shuts highway at Nevada-California line

    Economy

    An evacuation center at the Church of Nazarene in Oroville had 15 evacuees Wednesday morning, with the capacity to provide 100 beds if needed, said Lori Nichols, a volunteer with the American Red Cross from Elk Grove. The center says more than 25,000 firefighters and fire support personnel are spread out across the Western U.S. fighting 56 large uncontained wildfires, 21 of them in Montana and 17 in Oregon.
  • Lewis hopes for win so she can donate to United States storm victims

    Lewis hopes for win so she can donate to United States storm victims

    Economy

    Lewis was at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open last week when forecasts grew dire in her hometown. She moved to Houston as a youngster and her husband is the women's golf coach at the University of Houston. Lewis is a consummate professional. Lewis, who has 11 career LPGA victories, has six top-10 finishes this season. "It would honestly probably be one of the most special", Lewis said about the possibility of adding to her 11 LPGA Tour wins.
  • Major Pipeline shuts down due to Hurricane Harvey

    Major Pipeline shuts down due to Hurricane Harvey

    Economy

    Refineries so far have not given any indication that there are fuel shortages, said Mario Orlandi, an operations manager at Olson Service Co, which supplies diesel and gasoline to the Chicago area. analysts. Spokespeople from Valero and BP didn't return requests for comment. And a shortage is what is on the minds of many. September's contract had risen by 25 percent, but stopped trading Thursday.
  • Job growth slumps in August, unemployment holds steady

    Job growth slumps in August, unemployment holds steady

    Economy

    Workers saw their average hourly earnings increase by 3 cents, which tracks with the 2.5 percent rate of earnings growth that has prevailed all year. Trump has pledged to add 25 million jobs over the next decade - a goal economists say is unrealistic.