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Oil rises as US retail sales ease recession fears

Crude oil prices rose on Friday following two days of declines, buoyed after data showing an increase in retail sales in the U.S. helped dampen concerns about a recession in the wo...

Oil rises as US retail sales ease recession fears

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Oil gains after strong US retail sales help ease recession worries Crude oil prices rose on Friday after two days of declines, buoyed following data showing a rise in U.S. retail sales helped ease some concerns about a recession in the world's biggest economy....
04:00, 08/16/2019

WRAPUP 3-U.S. retail sales ease fears over economy; rate cut still seen U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in June, pointing to strong consumer spending, which could help to blunt some of the drag on the economy from weak business investment....
20:00, 07/16/2019

S&P 500, Dow gain as upbeat retail sales offset recession fears The S&P 500 and the Dow gained ground in a late rally on Thursday as upbeat retail sales data offset recessionary fears amid the simmering U.S.-China trade tensions....
06:00, 08/16/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P, Dow rise as U.S. retail sales data counters recession fears The S&P 500 and the Dow gained ground in a late rally on Thursday as upbeat retail sales data offset recessionary fears and simmering U.S.-China trade tensions....
00:00, 08/16/2019

Oil edges up as recession fears ease but OPEC outlook weighs Crude oil prices rose on Friday, recovering from two days of declines, after data showing a rise in U.S. retail sales helped to ease recession concerns, although a bearish outlook from OPEC capped gains....
16:34, 08/16/2019

Strong U.S. retail sales ease gloom over economy U.S. retail sales surged in July as consumers bought a range of goods even as they cut back on motor vehicle purchases, helping to assuage financial market fears that the economy was heading into recession....
20:34, 08/15/2019

JGB yields rise as policy hopes ease global recession fears Japanese government bond yields edged up on Monday, moving further away from three-year lows hit late last week, as hopes of fresh stimulus measures from major economies soothed some of the recent global recessionary fears that crept up among investors....
10:51, 08/19/2019

WRAPUP 3-Strong U.S. retail sales ease gloom over economy U.S. retail sales surged in July as consumers bought a range of goods even as they cut back on motor vehicle purchases, helping to assuage financial market fears that the economy was heading into recession....
20:34, 08/15/2019

Japan's exports down for eighth month, sales to China slump as recession fears grow Japan's exports in July fell 1.6% from a year earlier, Ministry of Finance data showed on Monday, dragged down by China-bound shipments of car parts and semiconductor production equipment....
04:51, 08/19/2019

Japan's exports slip for eighth month, sales to China drop as recession fears grow Japan's exports slipped for an eighth month in July, while manufacturers' confidence turned negative for the first time in over six years as China-bound sales slumped again in a fresh sign the Sino-U.S. trade war could tip the economy into recession....
14:51, 08/19/2019

Apparel retail earnings haven't been this bad since the Great Recession Apparel retailers' earnings, as a group, are down 24% for the first quarter of 2019, according to an analysis by Retail Metrics. The last time the group's earnings were this bad was the first quarter of 2008, when they fell 40%....
20:17, 05/31/2019

HSBC Profit Rises Thanks to Retail Banking, Wealth Management HSBC Holdings said its first-quarter net profit rose 33.7% from a year earlier, aided by strong revenue growth from its retail banking and wealth-management businesses....
07:51, 05/03/2019

Copper Climbs as Some Trade Fears Ease Copper prices rose, boosted by hopes of easing trade tensions following news that the Trump administration had decided not to impose tariffs on auto imports....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Oil Extends Gains as Oversupply Fears Ease Oil prices rallied for the second consecutive session, rebounding after entering a bear market earlier in the week as analysts monitored the latest signals on U.S.-Mexico trade policy and bets on lower interest rates....
20:51, 06/07/2019

Oil Extends Rebound as Oversupply Fears Ease Oil prices climbed, extending a Friday rebound following a long weekend for Memorial Day, with analysts weighing data showing a drop in the number of rigs drilling for oil in the U.S. and escalating U.S.-Iran tensions....
22:51, 05/28/2019

Fears become a reality for retail with a fourth round of tariffs Many consumer products, like clothing, shoes and electronics have been spared from the last three rounds of tariffs. But the remaining $300 billion of China-made goods will capture it all....
18:51, 08/02/2019

Royal Bank of Canada profit rises 6% on retail banking growth Royal Bank of Canada reported a 6% rise in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, lifted by growth in its retail banking and capital markets businesses....
13:51, 05/23/2019

Global stocks climb as currency war fears ease World stock markets inched higher on Tuesday, propelled by solid gains on Wall Street, after China's central bank stepped in to stabilize the yuan, soothing fears that a protracted trade spat between the United States and China would spill over into a currency war....
01:34, 08/07/2019

Oil deepens slide toward $58 on recession fears, U.S. supply Oil fell 2% toward $58 a barrel on Thursday, extending the previous session's 3% drop, pressured by mounting recession concerns and a surprise boost in U.S. crude inventories....
13:00, 08/15/2019

US markets sink, sparking fears of recession Stock markets in the United States have dropped sharply after the Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted for the first time in 12 years. The news signals growing investor concern of a recession....
03:34, 08/15/2019

Oil deepens slide toward $58 on recession fears, US supply Oil fell 2% toward $58 a barrel on Thursday, extending the previous session's 3% drop, pressured by mounting recession concerns and a surprise boost in U.S. crude inventories....
15:34, 08/15/2019

Oil deepens slide below $58 on recession fears, U.S. supply Oil fell 3% to below $58 a barrel on Thursday, extending the previous session's 3% drop, pressured by mounting recession concerns and a surprise boost in U.S. crude inventories....
15:01, 08/15/2019

Economists' fears of a 2020 recession in the US surge America's business leaders are growing more worried that the United States will enter a recession by the end of 2020. Their primary fear: protectionist trade policy....
01:51, 06/04/2019

Oil prices slip on demand fears, Mideast tensions ease Oil prices edged lower on Monday as crude demand concerns resurfaced and the possibility of an imminent conflict between the United States and Iran faded....
21:17, 06/24/2019

Oil slides 1.4% on recession fears, China's trade threats Oil prices fell more than 1% on Thursday, extending the previous session's 3% drop, pressured by mounting recession concerns and a surprise boost in U.S. crude inventories....
21:34, 08/15/2019

Recession fears sink global stocks lower Global stock markets were mostly lower Thursday after Wall Street fell on mounting fears of a possible recession.       ...
02:34, 08/16/2019

German recession fears after big decline in industrial production Sales of cars and machine parts to far east fall as US–China trade conflict takes its tollGerman industrial production has suffered its biggest annual decline in nine years after the escalating trade war between the US and China took its toll on exports.Europe’s economic engine, which has increasing...
10:00, 08/08/2019

METALS-Copper hovers near 2-yr low amid recession fears London copper hovered near a two-year low and Shanghai copper fell on Thursday, weighed down by growing fears of a global recession and weak industrial output growth in China....
07:34, 08/15/2019

German industrial woes prompt fears over recession For the best part of a year, German manufacturing data has been weak. Trade issues have played their part in afflicting this vital sector, but there are wider questions which affect the entire economy....
10:51, 07/09/2019

Wall Street tumbles on rising fears of recession Wall Street main indexes slid more than 2% on Wednesday, as a closely watched U.S. bond market indicator pointed to a renewed risk of recession following poor economic data from Germany and China....
19:00, 08/14/2019

U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross downplays fears of recession U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Monday added to a chorus of presidential officials downplaying concerns over a looming recession after the U.S. Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted last week for the first time in 12 years....
14:51, 08/19/2019

Dow Jones sinks 800 points amid fears of recession All three major U.S. indexes closed down about 3 per cent after 2-year U.S. Treasury yields surpassed those of 10-year bonds, which is considered a classic recession signal....
04:34, 08/15/2019

GRAINS-Wheat jumps nearly 1%, gains checked as U.S. crop fears ease U.S. wheat futures rose nearly 1% on Thursday to rebound from a near one-week low, though gains were checked amid easing concerns about the state of the North American crops....
07:17, 06/06/2019

Dominican authorities announce new safety measures to ease tourists' fears The Dominican Republic's Ministry of Tourism is rolling out new safety measures in an effort to calm the fears of Americans traveling to the Caribbean island, according to the ministry's chief of staff Pablo Espinal....
15:51, 07/18/2019

US retail sales slipped 0.2% in April WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales slipped last month, as Americans cut back their spending on clothes, appliances, and building materials. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that sales dropped 0.2% in April, after a big 1.7% jump in March. Sales also fell in February after rising in January. T...
15:51, 05/15/2019

Stock market seesaws as recession fears mix with upbeat data Stocks rose in choppy trading on Thursday but then fell back again as investors tried to balance strong July retail sales data and Walmart’s upbeat results with continuing concerns about the economy slipping into recession. Before 10 a.m., the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 58.86 points, or 0.2...
23:00, 08/15/2019

U.S. yield curve inversion highlights recession fears, Fed dilemma When the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates last month for the first time in more than a decade, it signaled that further reductions in borrowing costs might not be needed. Bond markets vehemently disagree....
19:00, 08/14/2019

US STOCKS-Wall Street tumbles on growing recession fears Wall Street main indexes slumped more than 2.5% on Wednesday, as a closely watched U.S. bond market indicator pointed to a renewed risk of recession following poor economic data from Germany and China....
21:34, 08/14/2019

Dow posts biggest one-day drop since October as recession fears take hold Wall Street sold off sharply on Wednesday as recession fears gripped the market after the U.S. Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted for the first time in 12 years....
02:00, 08/15/2019

Oil Prices Rise Over 1% To Break Two-Day Fall As Recession Fears Recede Gains are likely to be capped after a week of data releases including a surprise drop in industrial output growth in China to a more than 17-year low, along with a fall in exports that sent Germany's......
13:00, 08/16/2019

British economy slows in second quarter, sparking recession fears The British economy contracted in the second quarter of 2019, driving fears that it is headed for its first recession in 10 years as the next deadline for the country to leave the European Union looms in October....
17:51, 08/09/2019

Global recession fears grow as manufacturing shrinks across Asia Factory activity contracted in most Asian countries last month as an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing raised fears of a global economic downturn and heaped pressure on policymakers in the region and beyond to roll out more stimulus....
10:51, 06/03/2019

Dow Jones plunges 800 points as recession fears rattle markets Sharp declines come after Tuesday rally inspired by tariff delaysTrump urges Fed chief Powell to make further interest rate cutsSigns of a global economic slowdown roiled the markets on Wednesday as shares dived and investors fled to bonds with such intensity that short-term yields rose above longer...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Global recession fears grow as factory activity shrinks Factory activity slowed in the United States, Europe and Asia last month as an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing raised fears of a global economic downturn and heaped pressure on policymakers to step up support....
19:00, 06/03/2019

Oil deepens slide on recession fears, China's trade threats Oil prices fell more than 1% on Thursday, extending the previous session's 3% drop, pressured by mounting recession concerns and a surprise boost in U.S. crude inventories....
20:34, 08/15/2019

Dow Suffers Worst Day Of 2019 As Recession Fears Hit Wall Street The Dow suffered its worst day of 2019, finishing with a loss of some 800 points, or 3.1 percent, at 24,479.42, while leading European bourses shed more than two percent....
11:00, 08/15/2019

U.S. recession risk rises as U.S.-China trade tensions heat up: Reuters poll Over the last month the U.S.-China trade war has boosted the risk of a U.S. recession, say a strong majority of economists polled by Reuters, who now put the chances of that happening in the next two years at 40%....
02:34, 05/17/2019

Global stocks regain ground from two-month lows as U.S.-China fears ease Global stocks rebounded on Tuesday from two-month lows as investors took heart from comments of U.S. and Chinese officials a day after a spike in tensions between the world's two largest economies rattled financial markets....
17:51, 05/14/2019

World stocks hover near two-month low, investor fears over U.S.-China trade war ease World stocks hovered near two-month lows on Tuesday, although slightly more optimistic comments from U.S. and Chinese officials on trade brought some comfort a day after equities suffered their worst selloff so far this year....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Asia stocks rebound from three-and-a-half month lows as trade fears ease Asian stocks rebounded from a 3-1/2-month low on Wednesday as a slight softening in rhetoric from U.S. President Donald Trump eased worries about the U.S.-China tariff war, and on expectations that Beijing could unveil more economic stimulus....
11:00, 05/15/2019

GRAINS-U.S. grain futures slump as fears ease over weather planting slowdown * Corn follows wheat lower; soybeans edge down (Recasts, updates with U.S. trading, new quotes, new headline, changes byline/dateline; pvs SYDNEY/PARIS)...
18:17, 06/05/2019

May retail sales hit by 'biggest slump on record' Sales in the UK high street during May took their biggest slump in 24 years amid political and economic uncertainty, according to the latest data from the British Retail Consortium....
04:17, 06/04/2019

U.S.-China trade setback stokes recession fears; stocks slide Global equities fell on Monday after their worst week of 2019 as hopes of an imminent U.S.-China trade deal were crushed, raising fears of a fresh round of tit-for-tat tariffs....
15:34, 05/13/2019

Dow, stocks end lower on threat of tariffs on Mexican imports and recession fears The Dow closed lower Friday as stock investors were spooked by Trump's tariff hikes on Mexican goods and renewed recession fears.        ...
00:17, 06/01/2019

As recession fears hovered, economy grew more slowly at 2.1% from April through June The economy grew 2.1% in Q2 as a pullback in business stockpiling and exports offset strong spending by consumers. Recession fears continue to loom.       ...
22:17, 07/26/2019

METALS-Copper edges down on recession fears, weak China data Copper prices lost ground in London and Shanghai in early trade on Thursday, weighed down by growing fears of a global recession and weak industrial output growth in top metals consumer China. Yields on 10-year U.S. Treasury notes fell below the two-year yield, intra-day, for the first time si...
07:34, 08/15/2019

Wall Street retreats as bond market fuels recession fears U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, as investors reeling from rising trade tensions fled riskier assets for perceived safer havens and the bond markets signaled a higher risk of recession....
21:34, 08/07/2019

German bond yields at record lows amid recession fears Growing concerns of a protracted trade conflict are forcing investors to take refuge in the safe haven asset despite negative returns. Is the global economy staring at a recession?...
16:51, 06/04/2019

Dow plunges 800 points and Asian stocks fall as recession fears grow Sharp declines across the world as bonds point to uncertain outlookTrump urges Fed chief Powell to make further interest rate cutsSigns of a global economic slowdown roiled the markets on Wednesday as shares dived and investors fled to bonds with such intensity that short-term yields rose above long...
11:00, 08/15/2019

Recession fears grow as UK economy shrinks on back of Brexit chaos A 0.2% contraction between April and June is first fall in GDP in six and a half yearsBusiness live blog – pound weakens as economy contractsFears that the UK could be heading for its first recession in a decade have been stoked by grim official figures showing that the economy contracted in the sec...
10:51, 08/10/2019

Trump 'not ready' for China trade deal, dismisses recession fears U.S. President Donald Trump and top White House officials dismissed concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying on Sunday they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage to the United States....
14:51, 08/19/2019

Strong U.S. retail sales improve economy's fortunes U.S. retail sales increased in May and sales for the prior month were revised higher, suggesting a pick-up in consumer spending that eased fears the economy was slowing down sharply in the second quarter....
21:34, 06/14/2019

Strong U.S. retail sales boost economic outlook U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in June, pointing to strong consumer spending, which could help to blunt some of the drag on the economy from weak business investment....
16:51, 07/16/2019

Solid U.S. retail sales offer economy some respite U.S. retail sales increased in May and sales for the prior month were revised higher, suggesting a pick-up in consumer spending that could ease fears the economy was slowing down sharply in the second quarter....
17:51, 06/14/2019

Global Stocks Waver After Retail Sales Decline Global stocks posted gentle gains despite disappointing sales data from U.S. retailers on Tuesday and as trade tensions between the U.S. and China continued to overhang market activity....
14:00, 05/22/2019

French Q1 online retail sales rose 11.9% -Fevad Online retail sales in France rose by 11.9% to 24.9 billion euros ($27.7 billion) in the first quarter, said the French E-Commerce Federation (Fevad), reflecting growth in a sector that has seen Amazon put pressure on traditional retailers such as Carrefour....
11:00, 05/23/2019

Retail report: Auto sales drove U.S. growth in May U.S. retail sales rose 0.5 percent in May, led by a sharp increase in auto sales -- but nearly all sectors showed growth, the Commerce Department reported Friday....
18:51, 06/14/2019

Retail sales up in June as second quarter finishes strong Retail sales in the United States totaled nearly $520 billion in June, a 0.4 percent increase from the previous month and 3.4 percent higher than the same month a year ago....
21:17, 07/16/2019

Oil rises towards $65 on fears of U.S. attack on Iran Oil prices rallied towards $65 per barrel on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides more than 20% of the world's oil output....
12:34, 06/21/2019

Oil rises on fears of US attack on Iran Oil prices rallied towards $65 per barrel on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides more than 20% of the world's oil output....
14:34, 06/21/2019

Germany shrugs off recession fears, but China's economy stumbles - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including new GDP figures from Europe’s largest economyIntroduction: Germany grew by 0.4% in last quarterConsumer spending, construction and equipment investment all helpedMinister: It’s a ray of hopeGermany shrunk in Q3 2018, flat in Q4 8....
10:17, 05/15/2019

Goldman Sachs cuts growth forecast as trade war triggers recession fears Goldman Sachs lowered its fourth-quarter growth forecast by 20 basis points to 1.8%, citing a larger than-expected impact of recent trade war events....
20:02, 08/12/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump 'not ready' for China trade deal, dismisses recession fears U.S. President Donald Trump and top White House officials dismissed concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying on Sunday they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage to the United States....
03:01, 08/19/2019

Recession ahead? Dow, stocks tank on fears that bond market signals a downturn The Dow and stocks fell into a tailspin Wednesday as traders took signs from the bond market that a recession could be coming.       ...
03:34, 08/15/2019

Trump calls for US interest rate cut; fears of UK Brexit recession – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as the National Institute of Economic and Social Research warns the UK faces a murky futureLatest: Trump says Fed should lower borrowing costsNIESR warns of no-deal Brexit dangersEconomy may already be in recessionNIESR: no-deal would fling...
16:34, 07/22/2019

Donald Trump 'Not Ready' For China Trade Deal, Dismisses Recession Fears U.S. President Donald Trump and top White House officials dismissed concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying on Sunday they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global......
09:17, 08/19/2019

Japan stocks advance as stimulus hopes calm global recession fears Japanese shares rose on Monday as signs central banks around the world are taking steps to support their economies helped ease immediate concerns about a global recession....
10:51, 08/19/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks hover near 2-month low, investor fears over US-China trade war ease World stocks hovered near two-month lows on Tuesday, although slightly more optimistic comments from U.S. and Chinese officials on trade brought some comfort a day after equities suffered their worst selloff so far this year....
11:17, 05/14/2019

Next shares surge as sales growth defies retail gloom Next has provided some rare cheer for high street retailers by raising its profit expectations following a better-than-expected leap in full-price sales....
17:17, 07/31/2019

Wall Street higher on strong retail sales data U.S. stocks tried to bounce back on Thursday from a steep selloff a day earlier, as strong retails sales data and upbeat Walmart earnings eased concerns of a recession, but mixed signals on trade and Cisco's dismal forecast capped gains....
20:34, 08/15/2019

Low Demand Continues To Take A Toll On Auto Retail Sales In May 2019 FADA has reported a decline of 1 per cent in passenger vehicles' (PV) sales in the month of May. Carmakers retailed 251,049 units in May 2019 as compared to 253,463 units which were retailed in the......
13:17, 06/15/2019

Futures extend gains after strong retail sales data U.S. stock index futures extended gains in volatile trading on Thursday, after data showed retail sales surged in July, which could help ease worries of a recession....
15:01, 08/15/2019

Oil rises 0.8% despite fears of a global economic downturn Oil prices rose on Monday despite worries about a global economic slowdown and the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, which has reduced demand for commodities such as crude....
02:17, 08/13/2019

Car Sales Are Slipping Into Recession-Level Decline Car sales seem to be hitting recession levels of decline, China is eyeballing hydrogen fuel-cell tech, oil tanker attacks boost oil prices, and Infiniti seems to be getting some much needed help. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, June 13, 2019....
18:34, 06/13/2019

US STOCKS-Futures dip after China data shows slowing retail sales U.S. stock index futures slipped on Wednesday, as grim data out of China cast a shadow over market sentiment, while investors awaited more developments related to the U.S.-China trade dispute....
13:34, 05/15/2019

China’s factory output, retail sales weaken amid tariff war BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory output and consumer spending weakened in April as a tariff war with Washington intensified. Wednesday’s data prompted suggestions Beijing will need to prop up economic growth with more government spending. Government data showed growth in factory output dec...
08:34, 05/15/2019

Online spending helps UK retail sales grow unexpectedly in July British retail sales unexpectedly edged up in July, helped by the strongest growth in online spending in three years, as consumers continued to support the economy before the Oct. 31 Brexit deadline....
14:00, 08/15/2019

Weak U.S. retail sales, industrial output highlight slowing economy U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in April as households cut back on purchases of motor vehicles and a range of other goods, pointing to a slowdown in economic growth after a temporary boost from exports and inventories in the first quarter....
23:00, 05/15/2019

UK retail sales slide; gold hits six-year high - as it happened Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as retailers report that conditions are weaker than a year agoLatest: UK retail spending slumped in JuneRetail sales balance dives to -42, weakest since 2009CBI: Underlying picture is weakMPs grill FCA over WoodfordIntroduction: Gold leaps ...
18:34, 06/25/2019

Economy Week Ahead: Retail Sales, Industrial Production Data In the week ahead, Germany releases growth figures, while China publishes industrial-production data. In the U.S., agencies will release numbers on retail sales, industrial production and consumer sentiment....
07:51, 05/13/2019

A Retail Rainbow: Vendors Mark LGBTQ Pride On Sales Racks In this Wednesday, June 19, 2019, photo, a visitor to Herald Square takes a photo with the Pride and Joy window display at the Macy’s flagship store in New York. For Pride month, retailers across the country are selling goods and services celebrating LGBTQ culture. Macy’s flagship store is ado...
15:00, 06/23/2019

Economy Week Ahead: Consumer Prices, Retail Sales, Industrial Production In the week ahead, the U.S. will see fresh data on inflation, retail sales, productivity and industrial production. China will publish industrial production and fixed-asset investment numbers....
17:56, 08/12/2019

US retail sales slip 0.2% in April as spending on cars, appliances and clothing falls WASHINGTON (AP) — US retail sales slip 0.2% in April as spending on cars, appliances and clothing falls....
15:51, 05/15/2019

China's retail sales growth slumps to 16-year low as trade war risks rise China reported surprisingly weaker growth in retail sales and industrial output for April on Wednesday, adding pressure on Beijing to roll out more stimulus as the trade war with the United States escalates....
11:00, 05/15/2019

Nikkei rises as Mexican tariff fears abate, exporters up Japan's Nikkei rose on Friday morning, tracking U.S. gains as news Washington is considering a delay in tariffs on Mexican imports eased wider concerns about global trade....
06:17, 06/07/2019

METALS-Nickel rises on Indonesia supply disruption fears Nickel prices advanced on the London Metal Exchange on Monday as mining disruptions in key producer Indonesia sparked concerns about supply of the input material for stainless steel....
07:51, 06/17/2019

METALS-Copper rises amid supply disruption fears Copper prices rose on Tuesday, amid worries over supply, after thousands of workers of Chile's Codelco rejected the company's offer during the weekend and extended the strike at a major mine....
07:00, 06/25/2019

Global stocks edge lower on data, oil rises on geopolitical fears Equity markets lost ground on Friday as weak Chinese data stoked investor anxieties over a global growth slowdown and mounting fears of a U.S.-Iran confrontation added to geopolitical uncertainty, sending oil prices higher....
21:34, 06/14/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stock markets inch higher as currency war fears ease Global stock markets rebounded Tuesday after China's central bank fixed the yuan at a slightly stronger rate, soothing fears that a protracted trade war between the U.S. and China would spill over into a currency war as well....
17:00, 08/06/2019

Albemarle first-quarter profit rises, but lithium sales slip Albemarle Corp, the world's largest producer of lithium used to make electric vehicle batteries, posted a slight rise in quarterly profit on Wednesday as sales of flame retardant chemicals offset a dip in lithium sales....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Brexit and diesel fears stall car sales, says new research Exclusive Autocar survey finds sales being delayed by worries over Brexit and diesel As news of yet another monthly fall in new car sales emerged last week, there is strong new evidence that substantial numbers of car buyers are delaying purchases as a direct result of Brexit and confusion over pow...
10:51, 05/16/2019

Retail stores get a bad rap, as closures pile up. But here's how stores boost online sales A new survey from the International Council of Shopping Centers shows bricks-and-mortar stores clearly offer a boost to online sales, and vice versa. ICSC says it's a "halo effect."...
00:51, 07/23/2019

China June industrial output up 6.3% year-on-year, beats forecasts, retail sales up 9.8% China's industrial output grew 6.3% in June from a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, picking up from May's 17-year low and handily beating market expectations....
09:34, 07/15/2019

Gold rises, Silver rises The May gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,273.60 an ounce — up $1.60.The current silver contract on the “NYMEX” closed at $14.41 an ounce — up 4 cents....
22:17, 05/22/2019

Car Sales June 2019: Tata Motors Registers 27 Per Cent Drop In Sales The cumulative sales in the domestic market for the April 2019 - June 2019 period stood at 36,945 units which is a drop of 30 per cent compared to 52,937 units the company sold in the same period last......
19:51, 07/01/2019

Sales of new U.S. homes slumped 7.8% in May, as sales plunged in the pricier Northeastern and Western markets WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes slumped 7.8% in May, as sales plunged in the pricier Northeastern and Western markets....
17:00, 06/25/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales April 2019: Hero MotoCorp Sales Decline By 17 Per Cent Hero MotoCorp reported a sale of 574,366 units in April 2019, witnessing a decline in volumes of 17.24 per cent over 694,022 units that were sold in April last year. The massive drop in sales has been......
14:34, 05/03/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales June 2019: TVS Motor Company Sales Slip 6 Per Cent Two-wheeler sales remain flat in the first quarter of the current financial year, but overall sales of TVS Motor Company in June slipped 6.26 per cent....
18:00, 07/01/2019

Cars Sales April 2019: Hyundai Motor India's Sales Down By 10.1 Per Cent April has been a rather challenging month for carmakers in India. After Maruti Suzuki which is the market leader, India's second largest carmaker- Hyundai Motor has witnessed a decline of 10.1 per......
13:51, 05/02/2019

Car Sales June 2019: Honda Car India Registers 41.4 Per Cent Decline In Sales Honda along with other companies like Tata Motors is optimistic about the future and is looking for any tailwind which can make the sales bounce back....
14:17, 07/03/2019

Slowdown In Auto Sales Ahead Of BS6 May Hamper Sales Margins And GST Collection Auto experts say that if sales continue to drop further, the industry may a face problem to sustain margins, given the advent of emission and safety norms which require automakers to hike prices. SIAM......
18:00, 07/11/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales April 2019: Bajaj Sales Rise By 2 Per Cent Bajaj Auto's total vehicle sales (domestic+exports) increased by a meagre two per cent for the month of April 2019. The manufacturer sold a total of 423,315 units last month, as opposed to 415,168......
13:51, 05/02/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales May 2019: TVS Sales Dip Marginally With 3.07 Lakh Units Sold Hosur-based TVS Motor Company registered a sale of 307,106 units in May this year, witnessing a marginal drop of 0.9 per cent over 309,865 units sold during the same month last year. The company's......
12:51, 06/03/2019

Automakers post mixed US June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup trucks while passenger car sales continued a long-running decline....
00:00, 07/03/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales April 2019: Royal Enfield Sales Decline For The 4th Consecutive Month Chennai-based motorcycle maker, Royal Enfield reported a decline of 17 per cent in sales for April 2019. The manufacturer sold 62,,879 units last month, a significant drop in volumes when compared to......
22:17, 05/03/2019

Amazon touts record Prime Day 2019 sales, device sales and provides boost for e-commerce overall Amazon's 48 hour Prime Day sale drove the company's biggest day of new Prime sign-ups. Meanwhile, Adobe Analytics found Prime Day boosted retail sales overall....
17:34, 07/17/2019

Chipotle earnings top estimates as digital sales double, boosts same-store sales outlook Chipotle Mexican Grill on Wednesday reported earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations after doubling its digital sales during the quarter....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Automakers post mixed U.S. June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup trucks while passenger car sales continued a long-running decline....
19:51, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 3-Automakers post mixed U.S. June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup trucks while passenger car sales continued a long-running decline....
21:00, 07/02/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales April 2019: TVS Sales Grow By 5 Per Cent TVS Motor Company recorded a strong start to the new financial year 2019-20 with a growth of five per cent in year-on-year volumes. The company sold a total of 318,937 vehicles in April this year, as......
13:51, 05/02/2019

Car Sales April 2019: Maruti Suzuki PV Sales Down By 19.6 Per Cent Passenger Vehicles sales of India's largest carmaker continued to remain under pressure in the new financial year. Maruti Suzuki has recorded a slump of 19.6 per cent in volumes in April 2019 selling......
08:34, 05/01/2019

Car Sales June 2019: Sales Of Passenger Vehicles Down By 17.54% June 2019 has marked one full year of stumbling sales in the Indian auto industry. The passenger vehicle (PV) segment has recorded a slump of 17.54 per cent in June 2019 selling 225,732 units against......
13:51, 07/10/2019

Car Sales June 2019: Mahindra Auto's Positive Sales Growth Spells Good News For Auto Industry Mahindra's new launches like the XUV300 and Marazzo have helped the company to post positive growth in the time when other major carmakers are struggling with sales....
14:17, 07/01/2019

Retail and institutional FX: Never the twain shall meet? The distinction between retail and institutional FX business is well established, but there is a growing sense that both types of client can be supported on the same platform....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Germany staves off a retail 'apocalypse' — for now A slower transition to online shopping means Germany hasn't yet seen the same huge number of store closures as the US and UK. Some top retailers, however, are now feeling the pinch amid a slowing economy....
10:34, 05/13/2019

SSE sparks merger talks over £1bn retail arm SSE, one of Britain's biggest gas and electricity suppliers, is scrambling to find a buyer or merger partner for its £1bn retail‎ division months after scrapping a tie-up with rival Npower....
20:17, 04/28/2019

A.I.’s Minority Report for retail: They know you’ll return it even before you buy it Retail can be a game, a game that Indian online apparel retailer Myntra is learning to play better by predicting people's propensity to return what's in their shopping cart before they purchase, and using rewards and punishments to block returns....
20:34, 07/06/2019

Recession: What you need to know The National Bureau of Economic Research determines a recession occurs when “a significant decline in economic activity” lasts more than “a few months.”       ...
15:17, 08/19/2019

A recession will come. How bad will it be? About 40 million U.S. adults haven’t seen a single recession during their working lives. Almost as many, including most millennials, have seen only one since they turned 18....
14:00, 08/16/2019

Bathstore collapse to deepen retail carnage The carnage gripping Britain's retail sector is on the brink of claiming another victim with the specialist bathrooms chain Bathstore ‎close to appointing administrators....
21:00, 06/19/2019

NYC retail rents showing signs of an upswing Retail rents are firming up, having started off with a great autumn that lifted six of Manhattan’s 17 prime shopping corridors into positive territory with one flat versus four positive — compared with one flat just a year ago, The Post can exclusively report. The largest jumps were in the corridors...
10:34, 05/15/2019

Is Shopping On A 1930s Yacht The Future Of Retail? A floating boutique that sailed its way along the Tyrrhenian Coast now hosts some of your favourite brands... and an extraordinary shopping experience...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Fireworks for Retail Stocks Are a Dose of Reality The gap between winners and losers in retail is becoming clearer, but some investors have been caught out making wrong-way bets this quarter, leading to massive volatility....
14:00, 05/28/2019

Retail investors point to changing Brazil The investment landscape is shifting rapidly as falling returns on sovereign fixed income assets force investors to look elsewhere for returns. Retail investors in particular are playing an important role in the transformation of local capital markets....
15:34, 05/01/2019

Retail Stocks Rally as Tariffs Are Delayed Shares of department stores, discount chains and even toy makers rallied Tuesday after the U.S. said it would delay some tariffs against China until Dec. 15....
19:53, 08/13/2019

The fashion concept store that is rethinking retail From speed-dating to upcycling workshops, the people behind Peckham Palms have created a space for new fashion talent. Is this a lesson to ailing bricks-and-mortar stores?With the British high street in serious decline and luxury fashion houses such as Burberry closing down stores globally, it’s no ...
02:17, 08/03/2019

How the retail industry will top $5.5 trillion by 2020 (TGT, WMT, AMZN) The future of retail is looking bright. So bright that Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service, expects the industry to top $5.5 trillion by 2020! While in-store and desktop purchases are certainly helping the retail industry boom, the biggest factor for thi...
03:51, 05/06/2019

Cramer: Retail is getting hammered, but it's an opportunity to buy Revolve Revolve Group is "part of the reason why Macy's is getting obliterated ... disrupting what's left of the department stores, and it is working," Jim Cramer says....
02:00, 08/15/2019

The retail apocalypse is shutting down flagship stores Flagship stores are disappearing from high-profile shopping thoroughfares because of skyrocketing rents and the shift to online shopping.       ...
02:17, 08/02/2019

Ovo Energy lines up audacious SSE retail deal Ovo Energy, the decade-old gas and electricity supplier, is plotting a move into the ranks of Britain's biggest utilities with a bid to acquire the retail operations of SSE....
18:17, 08/10/2019

These are the OnePlus 7/Pro retail prices, and a new features promo UPDATE: The OnePlus 7 Pro prices are now fully disclosed, and you can grab the phone as soon as today from the T-Mobile Signature Stores that host launch events, starting with the one in NYC. The nationwide release at other T-Mobile stores and online is scheduled for this Friday, May 17th:May 14th f...
23:51, 05/14/2019

Your favorite retail brand may be coming to a hotel near you Brands including Taco Bell, Shinola and Equinox are moving into hospitality — because, as one hotel marketing expert says, "Hotels are the new showrooms for retail."...
00:51, 06/21/2019

Australia: Cryptocurrency unlikely for retail payments, Facebook or not The world is still processing the specifics of Facebook‘s Libra digital currency, but even the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has realized it’s set to rub cryptocurrency purists the wrong way. In a whopping 5,800-word paper published earlier today, four RBA analysts argued there’s “little likelihoo...
13:00, 06/20/2019

In the retail crisis, the shutters are coming down even in New York Visitors to Manhattan are finding that several retail landmarks are fading fastThere is a lot to do in Manhattan – but shopping? Maybe not so much these days. Once one of the hottest markets on the planet, New York’s retail sector is suffering.Surveying the empty storefronts on Fifth Avenue, holiday...
22:17, 08/10/2019

April showers on retail auto demand Volume likely will rise thanks to a favorable calendar -- April has an extra selling day -- but the light-vehicle SAAR probably dropped year over year, analysts say, with weaker retail demand offset by higher fleet deliveries....
22:34, 04/29/2019

India Says It Will Ease Restrictions in Kashmir After putting the region on lockdown for two weeks, the government said schools would reopen on Monday and phone service would be gradually restored....
19:34, 08/16/2019

Oil Wavers As Oversupply Concerns Ease Oil prices wavered between gains and losses on Wednesday as concerns about oversupply were mitigated by government data showing a decline in U.S. production and crude stockpiles....
18:17, 06/19/2019

Morgan: 'Disrespectful' to ease up on Thailand United States forward Alex Morgan has said she is happy ignoring criticism of her team's celebrations during a record-breaking 13-0 victory over Thailand in their World Cup Group F opener on Tuesday, and that it would have been "disrespectful" not to have given their all for the full 90 minutes....
19:17, 06/12/2019

How to Ease Mosquito Bite Symptoms There are those of us roaming this Earth with the knowledge that no matter how closely we sit to the citronella candle, no matter what clothing we wear or what time of day we wander outdoors for a bit during the summer, we will get bit by mosquitos through the layer of bug spray we swear we just app...
18:51, 06/07/2019

| Wozniacki, Pliskova ease through at Eastbourne Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki started her grass-court season brightly, while top remaining seed Karolina Pliskova moved into round three at Eastbourne....
22:17, 06/24/2019

Will the Trade War Cause a Recession? China has stopped purchases of US ag products in retaliation to new tariffs set for Sept 1 as the trade war escalates and threatens to derail global growth....
08:51, 08/13/2019

How You'll Know a Recession Is Coming Everyone seems to be using the dreaded R word—recession—this week as the stock market looks topsy turvy, bond yields go bonkers, and the trade war drags on. But those events don’t mean that a recession will take place tomorrow. It may not even take place next month, in the next six months, or even n...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Cramer: Four stocks are putting up a fight against Amazon in retail "In a retail environment dominated by a handful of players ... there are smaller operators that we have found ways to like and win with," Jim Cramer says....
01:51, 07/10/2019

RBI Raises Retail Inflation Forecast To 3-3.1% For First Half Of 2019-20 In its first bi-monthly policy for FY20 in April, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had forecast the retail inflation to be hovering in the range of 2.9-3 per cent for six months till September....
11:17, 06/06/2019

Amazon in talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail: ET Amazon.com Inc is in exploratory talks with Reliance Industries Ltd-owned Reliance Retail for buying up to 26% stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, the Economic Times (ET) reported (https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/services/retail/amazon-may-shop-for-stake-in-reliance-r...
07:17, 08/01/2019

How Lush is elevating the retail experience through ethical technology Cosmetics company Lush is well-known for using their voice to support global causes. From wildlife protection to LGBTQ+ rights, Lush aims to give more than it takes from society and the environment – and they’re using the latest tech to do it. With artificial intelligence and machine learning, the L...
05:51, 05/04/2019

GameStop hopes renovations will keep its retail stores alive GameStop thinks it has a way to keep its stores relevant as downloads take hold: revamp the stores themselves. The chain has unveiled a team-up with designers at R/GA on a pilot program to renovate stores and give them a "place in the video gaming c......
23:51, 07/15/2019

Retail's Latest Challenge: Higher Trade Tariffs Shares of retailers, buffeted by rising trade tensions in recent sessions, face a key test this week when Macy’s, Walmart and others begin reporting quarterly earnings....
14:34, 05/13/2019

RPT-Amazon in talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail - ET Amazon.com Inc is in exploratory talks with Reliance Industries Ltd-owned Reliance Retail for buying up to 26% stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, the Economic Times (ET) reported https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/services/retail/amazon-may-shop-for-stake-in-reliance-reta...
06:17, 08/01/2019

Tesco CEO not ready to check out in tough UK retail climate The boss of Tesco said he had unfinished business at Britain's biggest retailer after its quarterly sales growth slowed in a subdued grocery market under a cloud from poor early summer weather....
12:51, 06/13/2019

Macy's Turnaround Hits Harsh Retail Reality Macy’s lowered its full-year earnings outlook after missing profit expectations in the latest quarter, even though it reported growth in a key sales metric....
08:34, 08/15/2019

UK markets watchdog proposes retail ban on crypto derivatives Britain's markets watchdog is proposing banning the sale of derivatives based on crypto-assets to retail consumers from early 2020 due to what it considers the prevalence of market abuses....
13:34, 07/03/2019

Public groups stepping up e-commerce retail efforts The U.S. public dealership groups are deepening their investment in e-commerce initiatives to help customers go further in buying -- or selling -- a car before stepping into a store....
08:51, 04/29/2019

Retail chiefs dismiss AI job threat, promise more training Executives from major global retailers played down the threat to employment in stores from artificial intelligence and automation on Thursday and pledged more training to help staff adopt more high-value tasks as machines take over their work....
20:51, 05/16/2019

New York retail icon Barneys files for bankruptcy Barneys New York Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday and put itself up for sale, pushed to the brink by falling revenue and soaring rent at its stores that caused many vendors to effectively stop shipping merchandise to the luxury department store chain....
02:00, 08/07/2019

US Treasury Secretary Says Amazon 'Destroyed' Retail Sector US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that he supported the Justice Department's efforts to look into Amazon because the tech giant has "destroyed the retail industry."...
15:17, 07/25/2019

The real miracle on 34th Street is its retail renaissance Hudson Yards may be getting the spotlight, but its West 34th Street neighbors are basking in the glow. “Thirty-fourth Street is well-positioned to be the link between Fifth Avenue, Midtown and Hudson Yards,” says Richard Hodos, vice chairman of CBRE. Of course, 34th has been a shopping mecca since M...
07:34, 05/21/2019

Treasury's Mnuchin says Amazon 'destroyed' U.S. retail sector U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that online giant Amazon.com Inc "destroyed the retail industry across the United States."...
04:00, 07/25/2019

Jim Cramer reviews which retail stocks are working and which you should stay away from "There's a market for high-end luxury goods and low-end mass market merchandise, but right now there's not much space in between," the "Mad Money" host says....
01:17, 06/14/2019

Amazon's Revolutionary Retail Strategy? Recycling Old Ideas Opinion: Amazon's prevailing business strategy is to try everything—even what's been done before—to reshape retail. Sound backward? It's actually brilliant....
16:34, 07/26/2019

Kushner Companies purchases $39M retail condo in Soho The family company, now run by Charles Kushner, daughter Nicole Kushner Meyer and President Laurent Morali, signed a contract last week, a source told Between the Bricks, to purchase a retail condo in Soho for $39.75 million....
07:17, 06/05/2019

Retail Landlords Look to Esports to Lure Young Gamers More real estate owners are turning to esports arcades, lounges and even stadiums, hoping to breathe fresh life into their malls, hotels and other properties....
14:51, 07/30/2019

Juul is exploring plans to open its own US retail shops E-cigarette maker Juul Labs is considering opening U.S. retail shops that would only admit adults, a person familiar with the situation told CNBC on Thursday....
19:34, 05/30/2019

GOP scrambles to ease blow from Trump’s trade war WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s allies on Capitol Hill are scrambling to soften the blow from his trade war with China amid mounting anxiety from farm-state lawmakers. They fear that the protracted battle and escalating tariffs could irreparably damage their local economies. Vice Pr...
02:34, 05/15/2019

Platinum giant wants in on batteries to ease EV threat Anglo American Platinum wants to create a new multi-billion dollar business for platinum-group metals to compete with cobalt and nickel as electric vehicles reduce the need for traditional catalytic converters....
08:17, 08/14/2019

U.S. chipmakers quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant, even as Huawei itself avoids typical government lobbying, people familiar with the situation said....
13:51, 06/17/2019

Saudi Arabia, Iran Appear to Ease Tensions Saudi Arabia and Iran toned down their threatening rhetoric in an attempt to avoid military conflict, after the Trump administration moved to de-escalate two weeks of crisis....
01:34, 05/20/2019

US Chipmakers Said to Be Quietly Lobbying to Ease Huawei Ban American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the US government to ease its ban on sales to Huawei, people familiar with the situation told Reuters....
08:51, 06/17/2019

With China a 'manipulator,' heightened pressure on Fed to ease Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, who last week cut U.S. interest rates as an insurance policy against the effects of "simmering" trade tensions, may need to buy more coverage after the United States late on Monday designated China a currency manipulator....
08:34, 08/06/2019

Books to Ease the Transition to Middle School In Pablo Cartaya’s ‘Each Tiny Spark,’ Carolyn Mackler’s ‘Not if I Can Help It’ and Kristin Mahoney’s ‘The 47 People You’ll Meet in Middle School,’ kids navigate the toughest crossing....
23:17, 08/09/2019

Airport amenities that ease summer travel Many of the nation’s airports introducing new amenities and services to help passengers better enjoy — or at least tolerate — their time in the terminals.       ...
20:51, 07/31/2019

US 'could ease Huawei sanctions' for trade deal US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly told G20 finance ministers that President Donald Trump may ease sanctions on Huawei if he sees progress in trade talks with China....
14:17, 06/10/2019

Djokovic will not ease up in quest to be greatest: Becker Novak Djokovic has already established himself as one of the best ever to play the game but the Serb, who clinched his 16th Grand Slam at Wimbledon on Sunday, will not be satisfied until he is considered the greatest of all time, Boris Becker has said....
10:17, 07/15/2019

Indian government to ease Kashmir restrictions India says it will ease the restrictions on Kashmir after New Delhi decided to revoke Kashmir's autonomy. It comes as the UN Security Council decides whether to call an emergency meeting on Kashmir at Pakistan's request....
05:00, 08/17/2019

Target CEO Brian Cornell says the winners and losers in retail are emerging Target's CEO thinks the retail industry is shaking out to show clear winners and losers. Those companies that are investing in stores and online are winners, he said....
17:17, 05/22/2019

Amazon has 'destroyed the retail industry across the United States,' Mnuchin says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that although Amazon has provided certain benefits to the consumer, the Jeff Bezos-led company has "destroyed the retail industry across the United States."...
21:34, 07/24/2019

Amazon extends lead as top retail brand in Kantar/WPP survey Amazon has almost doubled its brand value to $316 billion as it expands in areas like entertainment and smart speakers, while China's Alibaba is now the world's second most valuable retail brand, a survey showed on Tuesday....
02:00, 05/14/2019

Amazon in talks to buy up to 10% stake in India's Future Retail: Bloomberg Amazon.com Inc is in late-stage talks to buy as much as 10% of India's Future Retail Ltd , Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
16:17, 08/13/2019

These 16 retail stocks could get crushed by Trump’s latest China tariffs Getty Images On Thursday, President Donald Trump announced another round of tariffs on Chinese imports. According to a report from UBS, hardline and grocery retail is one of the industries exposed to the new tariffs. The 10% tax could hurt this year's earnings-per-share growth of companies that sel...
13:00, 08/06/2019

Penn Station construction to close over 10 retail businesses inside Progress is galloping ahead at Penn Station — and it’s trampling more than 10 retail businesses that have been there for years. Construction is slated to begin next week on a new entrance for the gritty commuter hub at Seventh Avenue and 33rd Street, whose plans were unveiled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo la...
08:51, 06/14/2019

Carrefour sees more retail sector consolidation, including in France The boss of Carrefour said on Friday the retail sector was bound to consolidate in the coming years, notably in France, as competition intensifies, and that his mission was to make sure the French retailer came out a winner....
17:00, 06/14/2019

How 3PL providers can thrive in light of their changing relationship with retail partners This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence,Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Third-party logistics (3PL) providers have been the cornerstone of retai...
03:17, 05/04/2019

Mi CC9 Teasers Show Off Phone's Back Panel, Retail Box Revealed Xiaomi Mi CC9 and Mi CC9e are all set to launch on July 2, and ahead of the phones' official unveiling, the Chinese smartphone maker and its executives have shared new teasers that give us a better......
09:17, 06/26/2019

Amazon in talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail: sources Amazon.com Inc is in talks with Reliance Industries Ltd's retail unit to buy a stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, two sources with knowledge of the talks told Reuters on Friday....
20:51, 08/02/2019

British Retail Tycoon Charged With Spanking Fitness Teacher In US The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanour assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her......
08:34, 06/01/2019

Stocks to Watch: Shutterfly, Ascena Retail, Azure Power Here are some of the companies with shares expected to trade actively in Tuesday’s session. Check back closer to the market open for an updated list....
12:17, 06/11/2019

Supreme Court strikes down Tennessee liquor retail regulations The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled in a case concerning alcohol regulations enacted following the Prohibition era that Tennessee residency requirements for liquor retailers violate the U.S. Constitution's interstate commerce provision....
23:17, 06/26/2019

Amazon has ‘destroyed’ retail and should be scrutinized, Treasury chief Mnuchin says The comments come one day after the Justice Department announced it was opening a wide-ranging antitrust review of the “market-leading online platforms."...
06:17, 07/25/2019

Going out of business: Ascena Retail Group closing all of its nearly 650 Dressbarn stores For now, the Dressbarn website and all stores are open. The company says there are no current changes to its return, refund, or gift card policies.        ...
07:00, 05/21/2019

Labour's high street plan to reverse 'retail apocalypse' Empty high street shops should be given to start-ups and community projects to help reverse the "economic decay" of Britain's town centres, Jeremy Corbyn has said....
12:34, 08/17/2019

Overstock is getting ready to sell its retail business and dive into blockchain Overstock is making a bold transformation into a blockchain company, but its plans hit a snag last year. Efforts to sell the retail business have recently heated up, CEO Patrick Byrne told CNN Business....
00:34, 06/22/2019

The biggest mall owner in the US 'can't guarantee' there won't be more retail wreckage this year Simon Property Group is anticipating the pace of retail store closures will slow after a nasty start to the year, but its CEO won't make any promises....
20:17, 04/30/2019

Retail stocks surge after tariffs for clothing, footwear delayed Shares of retailers jumped Tuesday after the United States Trade Representative announced it was delaying proposed tariffs on clothing, footwear and a number of other items....
17:17, 08/13/2019

Amazon in early talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail: ET Amazon.com Inc is in exploratory talks with Reliance Industries Ltd's retail unit to buy an up to 26% stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, the Economic Times (ET) reported on Thursday....
09:51, 08/01/2019

Barneys the latest dinosaur of retail sector to explore bankruptcy 100-year-old New York luxury department store is strugglingStatement: ‘Our customers remain our top priority’The luxury department store Barneys New York is exploring a bankruptcy filing as it struggles with high rents and changing consumer tastes, people familiar with the matter said on Saturday. R...
00:17, 07/14/2019

CVS turning 1,500 stores into HealthHUB locations with less retail, more health care Get ready for less retail floor space and more room for health care services at one of your local CVS stores.        ...
17:00, 06/04/2019

Target Outages Illustrate Retail's Growing Tech Complexity The technical problems at Target stores over the weekend illustrate the challenge of unifying a large retailer’s technology infrastructure with its bricks-and-mortar presence and underscore the importance of having trusted vendors and backup plans....
07:34, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Amazon in talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail - ET Amazon.com Inc is in exploratory talks with Reliance Industries Ltd-owned Reliance Retail for buying up to 26% stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, the Economic Times (ET) reported https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/services/retail/amazon-may-shop-for-stake-in-reliance-reta...
06:17, 08/01/2019

RPT-Oil major Total targets expansion in retail power market Oil major Total is picking up about 150,000 retail energy customers a month in France and is on course to hit its 2022 target for the business ahead of schedule, company executives said on Friday....
19:51, 04/28/2019

UK regulator wants crypto-derivatives ban to protect ‘ill-suited’ retail investors The UK‘s Financial Conduct Authority has proposed a ban on cryptocurrency-related investment products to protect retail investors. In an announcement released earlier today, the FCA said that cryptocurrency-based derivatives and exchange traded notes (ETNs) are “ill-suited to retail consumers who ca...
16:34, 07/03/2019

SEC Chair Jay Clayton wants to level the playing field for retail investors There is a rush of initial public offerings expected this year, but SEC Chair Jay Clayton has a message for those looking to enter the public stock market....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Is a recession coming to the US? Here’s what to watch for Unemployment is at lows last seen 50 years ago and stock markets, while wobbly, are close to record highs, but a shadow loomsIt’s 10 years since the great recession and by many measures the US economy is still booming. Unemployment is at lows last seen 50 years ago, stock markets, while wobbly, are ...
17:34, 08/16/2019

Fed official: 'We could talk ourselves into a recession' The economic mood in the United States has changed quickly over the past six months. At the end of last year, the stock market suffered a steep decline, consumer spending tanked, and economists were forecasting a recession around the corner....
22:34, 05/20/2019

Is Germany edging toward recession? Fresh figures suggest that Europe's biggest economy may be heading for a recession, as its growth slowed in the second quarter. Calls for more fiscal stimulus are growing louder, but the government sees no need for it....
18:34, 08/14/2019

A decade after the big one, what kind of recession will we have next? It’s been more than a decade since the last downturn. This is what happens during one, and why the next one won’t be like the Great Recession at all.       ...
15:17, 08/19/2019

A Recession Is Coming (Eventually). Here’s Where You’ll See It First. Economists don’t know when the decade-long expansion, now the longest in American history, will end. But here are the indicators they will be watching to figure it out....
22:17, 07/28/2019

The Trump recession could be right around the corner The signs of health risks for the U.S. economy suddenly are everywhere. And President Trump’s prescriptions for prevention would actually be poison for the patient....
08:17, 08/13/2019

Global recession may be coming soon On Tuesday, equity markets across the globe jumped at the news that the Trump administration would to delay some of the new tariffs on China it had announced earlier this month. But just one day later, global stock markets sold off hard due to ever-weakening economic data in Europe and Asia and furt...
02:00, 08/16/2019

Here's the Consensus About a 2019 Recession A survey of chief financial officers reveals a near unanimous opinion about the prospects for a recession this year. This consensus has piqued our interest. Here's why......
15:51, 05/01/2019

GM And Ford Are Hunkering Down For A Recession Everyone’s batten down the hatches for rougher times ahead. That’s the theme for The Morning Shift for Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Cheery, I know....
20:34, 08/14/2019

Basel beat PSV as Celtic ease into third qualifying round "Former European Cup winners PSV Eindhoven were knocked out of the Champions League in the second qualifying round after a 2-1 defeat at Basel sent the Swiss side through on away goals on Tuesday."...
01:17, 07/31/2019

Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Ease Divorce Restrictions With the change approved by 82 percent of voters, the country is taking another step toward liberalizing a Constitution dominated by the teachings of the Catholic Church....
16:51, 05/26/2019

Virtual reality experiences can help ease severe pain (Reuters Health) - Playing virtual reality games or relaxing in a virtual nature setting might help ease chronic pain, particularly when symptoms are severe, a new experiment suggests....
20:34, 08/14/2019

U.K. clears Huawei to supply some 5G gear as U.S. prepares to ease ban Huawei appears to be making some headway toward resuming business with U.S. companies and getting its 5G gear into the hands of U.K. telecom carriers.Read More...
21:17, 07/15/2019

Wall St. ends higher as trade worries ease U.S. stocks ended higher on Wednesday as reports that U.S. President Donald Trump would hold off on imposing tariffs on imported cars and parts eased growth concerns, even as economic data disappointed investors....
23:00, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Oman says it's working to ease US-Iran tensions The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Oman's Foreign Ministry says it's working to "ease the tensions" between Iran and the U.S. The ministry in a series of tweets on Friday ...
12:51, 05/24/2019

Government wants to ease 5G planning laws as more funding promised The UK government is pumping in more funding into the UK’s 5G testbed project and is consulting on proposals to make it easier to deploy 5G infrastructure.Culture secretary Jeremy Wright told 5G World in London that the government was committed to being a leader in 5G, revealing that a furthe...
15:34, 06/13/2019

SEC Moves to Ease Fraud Audits for Smaller Companies The Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-1 to advance a proposed rule that would exempt public companies with less than $100 million in annual revenue from regular outside audits....
18:17, 05/09/2019

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain (Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating, according to research in Taiwan....
21:51, 06/14/2019

SEC proposes rule changes to ease company disclosure compliance The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday proposed changing the rules governing how publicly-traded companies disclose business, legal, and risk factors in regulatory filings in a bid to ease their compliance burden....
03:34, 08/09/2019

Germany needs to ease rules to hit 2030 renewables target Germany needs to ease restrictions on the location and size of solar power plants and wind turbines and increase incentives if the country is to meet a target demanding it double renewable energy capacity by 2030, energy companies said on Tuesday....
23:51, 06/18/2019

Ireland Has Voted Overwhelmingly to Ease Its Divorce Laws The Republic of Ireland has voted to relax restrictions on divorce laws by an overwhelming majority, in the latest move to liberalize a constitution heavily influenced by the Roman Catholic Church. A referendum held Friday saw 82.1% of voters supporting the change, which removes a clause requiring c...
09:34, 05/27/2019

Uber, Lyft say they help ease traffic congestion. New study says otherwise. Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft have become popular by offering a convenient alternative to crowded public transportation and stressful city driving. But a new study conducted in San Francisco adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting that the services come with a significant downside: ...
04:00, 05/09/2019

India starts to ease restrictions in Kashmir after protest Residents of Kashmir can again use their landline phones after Indian authorities eased restrictions imposed as part of a lockdown earlier this month. The lockdown was put in place to avoid a violent reaction to India’s decision Aug. 5 to revoke some of the Muslim-majority region’s autonomy. C...
21:51, 08/17/2019

S-T-R-E-S-S: National Spelling Bee takes step to ease pressure A line of youngsters fidgets on stage, waiting for a turn to spell a multisyllabic tongue-twister of a word and hoping to advance to the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. One by one, they step forward. The stress is palpable....
12:34, 05/28/2019

U.S. chipmakers quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban: sources Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant, even as Huawei itself avoids typical government lobbying, people familiar with the situation said....
04:51, 06/17/2019

US chipmakers are reportedly quietly lobbying to ease Huawei ban Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant, people familiar with the situation said....
07:34, 06/17/2019

Saudis Plan to Ease Travel Restrictions on Women Saudi Arabia is planning this year to loosen restrictions on women’s ability to travel without a male guardian’s permission, officials and people familiar with the matter said, a rare step against the system of male domination deeply rooted in Saudi society....
12:17, 07/11/2019

Uptick in inflation may ease Fed's worries about slowing US growth Consumer prices for urban shoppers, an inflation benchmark that covers nearly 90% of the U.S. population, climbed more rapidly last month, a shift that may ease Federal Reserve concerns about a slowing economy....
22:52, 08/13/2019

Plan Aims to Ease Mortgage-Reporting Rules Small banks and credit unions could get a break on providing mortgage data to the government, reducing the amount of borrower information collected under a law aimed at preventing lending bias....
13:17, 05/03/2019

Wolves and Rangers both ease through in Europa League qualifying "Wolves and Rangers both progressed to the third round of Europa League qualifying on Thursday evening with wins over Crusaders and Progres Niederkorn respectively."...
10:51, 08/02/2019

No amount of hope or optimism will ease Johnson's challenges Today was the last day of term in Westminster - but one where the new headteacher turned up early, a tantalising glimpse of political life in September....
03:17, 07/26/2019

Bayern ease past Cottbus 3-1 into German Cup second round "Holders Bayern Munich eased past fourth tier club Energie Cottbus 3-1 with goals from Robert Lewandowski, Kingsley Coman and Leon Goretzka on Monday to move into the German Cup second round."...
00:51, 08/13/2019

The Latest: Iran appeals to UN chief to help ease tensions Iran is urging the UN secretary-general to help launch a diplomatic dialogue to ease the current ‘alarming security situation’ in the broader Persian Gulf region...
22:51, 05/20/2019

Gachet and Haase ease to Blancpain race two win at Zandvoort A pair of superb stints from Christopher Haase and Simon Gachet gave Sainteloc Racing its first Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe win of the season in the second Zandvoort race...
22:17, 07/14/2019

Ease New-Parent Guilt by Thinking Differently About Time Baby years are not like regular people years. Things move fast. When my daughter was an infant, my husband and I would glance at her just about every morning and say, “Whoa, she looks different today.” This flipbook-like pace of development can make it incredibly difficult for parents to go back to ...
23:00, 07/17/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales June 2019: Honda Two-Wheeler's Sales Dip By 16.5% The auto industry downturn affected the second largest two-wheeler manufacturer in India too. Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India registered total sales of 476,364 units, which is 16.58 per cent less......
14:00, 07/04/2019

Retail tycoon Philip Green charged in U.S. with spanking pilates teacher The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanor assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her inappropriately, Britain's Press Association reported on Friday....
04:00, 06/01/2019

Private equity’s role in retail has killed 1.3 million jobs, study says Women and people of color have been disproportionately affected by layoffs as debt-ridden retailers closed thousands of stores, according to the report by six nonprofit organizations and workers’ advocacy groups....
19:34, 07/24/2019

Apparel giant Forever 21 exploring restructuring as retail continues to take hits The talks come as the apparel industry continues to struggle amid sweeping changes. A number of retailers that cater to teens have filed for bankruptcy over the past few years, including Aeropostale, Rue21 and American Apparel....
23:17, 06/03/2019

Wall St Week Ahead-Tariffs could lead to markdowns in retail shares U.S. retailer stocks have moved from buoyant to bruised this year and the intensification of the U.S.-China trade war makes them especially vulnerable because consumer products would be targeted in the next round of threatened tariff increases....
22:17, 05/17/2019

Juul considers opening retail stores in United States - source Juul Labs Inc is considering opening retail stores in the United States, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, a move that would help the controversial company cash in on the booming popularity of its e-cigarettes....
21:51, 05/30/2019

Oil companies withhold info on retail, refining margins from B.C. gas price probe As the fuel companies that supply B.C. submit their responses to a provincial gas price inquiry, several are refusing to share key data on their margins....
01:34, 07/04/2019

JC Penney is fading. Nordstrom is struggling. Walmart is thriving. That sums up retail. Department stores are clearly under water. And what's going on with the shares of several retailers today paints a clear picture of the dynamic shaping up in the industry, with a growing gap between the strong and the weak....
23:00, 07/24/2019

More than 6,400 stores are closing in 2019 as the retail apocalypse drags on — here's the full list Seph Lawless More than 6,400 stores are expected to close in 2019. Fred's is closing 104 stores, in addition to the 159 closings it announced earlier this year. Charlotte Russe, Family Dollar, and Chico's recently announced more than 1,100 store closures in a span of 24 hours. Payless has said it p...
22:34, 05/17/2019

PVH cuts profit forecast as CEO sees retail softness, shares tank PVH Corp cut its annual profit forecast by 10 cents a share on Wednesday as the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands owner grapples with tariffs and slowing retail growth, exacerbated by weak spending from overseas shoppers in the face of a strong U.S. dollar, sending its shares down 12% after hou...
04:00, 05/30/2019

Musk completes dizzying 360-degree turn on his plan for retail outlets In a new twist that essentially brings Musk right back to where he was at the start of the year, he’s growing Tesla’s chain of brick-and-mortar locations again by adding service centers. ...
23:51, 07/25/2019

Latest retail results show department stores need more than touch-ups. They need reinvention A slew of retail earnings the past two weeks makes it clear that while Americans continue to shop, they aren't ringing registers at department stores....
00:34, 05/23/2019

Former Apple Retail Chief Angela Ahrendts Joins Airbnb Board Airbnb appointed former Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts to its board of directors, her first corporate position since leaving the tech giant earlier this year....
20:51, 05/16/2019

Government To Relax Norms For Entry Into Fuel Retail Sector: Report India, where fuel demand is expected to rise in the coming years, has turned into a lucrative market after the government removed controls on retail pricing of gasoline and gasoil....
16:34, 08/07/2019

Flagship Moto Z4 Force being prepared by Motorola, retail listing suggests Motorola hasn’t released a flagship smartphone since the summer of 2017, but rumor has it the company could be re-entering the segment later this year with the Moto Z4 Force, a device which has now been mentioned in an Amazon listing.Shortly after news broke that the Moto Z4 was already available to...
12:51, 05/28/2019

Juul considers opening retail stores in United States: source Juul Labs Inc is considering opening retail stores in the United States, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, a move that would help the controversial company cash in on the booming popularity of its e-cigarettes....
22:34, 05/30/2019

Iberdrola to launch Irish retail arm, invest $112 million in renewables by 2025 Spanish utility Iberdrola will this week launch an Irish retail business and plans to invest over 100 million euros ($112 million) in renewable energy and storage projects in Ireland and Northern Ireland by 2025, it said on Tuesday....
03:00, 06/18/2019

RPT-FOCUS-Hudson's Bay's chairman's buyout bid pits retail vs real estate The success of Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker's $1.3 billion bid to take the department store operator private hinges on whether an independent valuator will view the company more as a retailer and less as a real estate owner, corporate governance experts and analysts said....
09:00, 06/24/2019

FOCUS-Hudson's Bay's chairman's buyout bid pits retail vs real estate The success of Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker's $1.3 billion bid to take the department store operator private hinges on whether an independent valuator will view the company more as a retailer and less as a real estate owner, corporate governance experts and analysts said....
09:51, 06/23/2019

Hudson's Bay's chairman's buyout bid pits retail versus real estate The success of Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker's $1.3 billion bid to take the department store operator private hinges on whether an independent valuator will view the company more as a retailer and less as a real estate owner, corporate governance experts and analysts said....
09:00, 06/23/2019

Here's what will happen to the tech industry in a recession The power of tech companies seem inevitable, and the wisdom of their executives and investors unquestionable. But a lot of things will change in a downturn....
01:18, 08/13/2019

Dow plummets more than 800 points on recession red flag Wall Street was a bloodbath Wednesday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffering its worst day of the year after investors freaked out over a geeky signal that a recession may be on the horizon. Triggering the sell-off was the yield on the 10-year Treasury note dipping below the yield on the 2-...
05:34, 08/15/2019

Madoff whistleblower says GE is 'one recession away from Chapter 11' Harry Markopolos, the accounting investigator who accused General Electric of massive fraud on Thursday, is warning that the company could be in serious financial trouble -- and even go bankrupt -- if the economy turns south....
20:34, 08/16/2019

Experts caution against recession indicator A geeky recession indicator that blared red on Wednesday — freaking out Wall Street and Main Street alike — might be broken, economists say. On Wednesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 800 points — marking its worst dip all year — after a rare inversion of Treasury market yields sounded a...
10:34, 08/16/2019

Bonds Raise Recession Concerns A rally in U.S. Treasuries, with prices rising and yields dropping, has reignited concerns over the health of the economy. What's driving the bond market?...
17:17, 06/03/2019

Is the U.S. already in a recession? This economist thinks it's possible. Economist Gary Shilling, who called several recent recessions, says the nation is probably already in a downturn. He cites recently weak job growth.       ...
02:00, 06/26/2019

The economy is still bruised from the Great Recession America's economic expansion is about to become its longest on record, and it's tempting to proclaim that all the problems brought about by the Great Recession have been fixed. That would be wrong....
22:17, 06/24/2019

Anticipating the Brexit Crisis -- and the Next Recession? EWI's Murray Gunn talks tells Dana Weeks about the pattern that helped him forecast the huge fall in the pound sterling. Plus, see the chart that warns of a coming recession....
14:51, 05/01/2019

Former Top Financial Regulators Warn Against Move to Ease Oversight of Firms Ben S. Bernanke, Timothy F. Geithner, Jacob J. Lew and Janet L. Yellen said the Trump administration’s push to relax some controls could harm the American financial system’s stability....
16:34, 05/13/2019

Japan's Shinzo Abe In Tehran Mission To Ease Iran-US Tensions Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected in Tehran on Wednesday for a rare diplomatic mission, hoping to ease tensions between the Islamic republic and Tokyo's key ally Washington....
11:34, 06/12/2019

Brazil Senate blocks Bolsonaro move to ease gun carrying Brazil's Senate on Tuesday overturned a decree signed last month by right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that drastically expanded the number of people allowed to carry weapons in public....
04:00, 06/19/2019

Intel, Qualcomm, and Xilinx quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant.Read More...
06:34, 06/18/2019

How an Obama Fed appointee is scuttling Wall Street's bid to ease rules As a U.S. Federal Reserve governor, Lael Brainard gets only one vote on proposals that come before the central bank's board. Over the past year, she has used it to combat the Trump administration's efforts to ease rules for Wall Street....
17:51, 06/14/2019

Congress tries to limit Trump's ability to ease Huawei restrictions President Trump's desire to lift some restrictions on Huawei won't go unchallenged. A bipartisan group of senators has introduced a bill, the Defending America's 5G Future Act, that would effectively set the original blacklisting in stone. It would "......
18:51, 07/16/2019

Rains ease in southern Japan but landslide risks persist Heavy rains in southern Japan let up by Thursday, but authorities maintained evacuation orders for more than a million people, warning against a risk of more landslides, which have killed one person, with another missing....
03:51, 07/04/2019

UK hopes Trump and Xi can ease trade tensions at G20 summit: Hammond Britain hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping can make progress on easing trade tensions when they meet later this month at a summit of world leaders in Japan, British finance minister Philip Hammond said....
17:51, 06/17/2019

Senate panel OKs aid to ease migrant surge at southern border The Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved $4.6 billion in largely humanitarian aid to address a surge of migrants at the southern U.S. border with Mexico, with a vote expected in the full Senate as soon as next week....
00:34, 06/20/2019

Ethiopian premier visits Sudan, trying to ease deadly crisis Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is in Sudan to mediate between the ruling military and the country's protest leaders amid an army crackdown that has killed over 100 people this week....
13:00, 06/07/2019

EU may ease regulations on food from Japan's nuclear disaster region The European Union proposed on Thursday easing restrictions on imports of some food from Japanese regions hit by the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, Japanese officials said....
10:00, 06/27/2019

Oil prices ease, but Middle East tanker attacks support Oil declined on Friday after sharp gains in the previous session when prices were boosted after attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked concerns of reduced crude flows through one of the world's key shipping routes....
04:34, 06/14/2019

NDP reveals climate plan to ease transition to green economy The measures proposed range from subsidies for the purchase of electric vehicles to easier access to employment insurance for workers in industries threatened by the move away from fossil fuels....
01:17, 06/01/2019

RBI Moves Unlikely To Ease Pain For Struggling Shadow Banks: Experts NBFC's have been battling a credit crunch since IL&FS, or Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services, collapsed in late 2018 amid fraud allegations....
20:34, 08/07/2019

Ross Brawn: Ferrari "badly" needs Formula 1 win to ease pressure Formula 1 motorsport managing director Ross Brawn says his former Ferrari team "badly" needs a win to avoid pressure building, after "too big a gap" in the Hungarian Grand Prix...
10:00, 08/06/2019

Oil prices ease as trade disputes outweigh supply concerns Oil prices dipped on Tuesday on demand concerns following the latest signs the U.S.-China trade war is dragging on the global economy, although the potential for conflicts in the Middle East offered support....
08:51, 07/09/2019

Crews race to ease pressure on damaged UK dam as rain looms Emergency crews are pumping water from a reservoir with a damaged dam in northwest England as weather forecasts calling for thunderstorms hastened fear of the structure collapsing...
00:17, 08/05/2019

Mississippi senator asks Trump for pumps to ease flooding JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — One of Mississippi’s U.S. senators wants President Donald Trump to order temporary pumps to remove floodwaters from part of the state that’s been underwater for four months. U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith made the request Wednesday in a letter to Trump, noting the feder...
02:17, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Iran urges regional dialogue to ease tensions Iran’s U.N. Mission is calling for an urgent dialogue among all countries in the Persian Gulf region to ease tensions following attacks on two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz...
03:00, 06/14/2019

| Bangladesh captain tells fans to ease World Cup 'hype' Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza has called on the country's fans to douse their expectations for the World Cup and avoid putting unwanted pressure on the team....
18:00, 04/29/2019

Trump bid to ease efficiency rules would hike fuel costs, CR says A Consumer Reports analysis counters the administration’s assertions that its plan would reduce traffic fatalities and boost highway safety, and argues the proposal would increase costs for drivers....
20:34, 08/07/2019

China says Xi urged Trump to ease North Korea sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged U.S. President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday....
13:00, 07/12/2019

Trump appears more at ease with strongmen than democratic leaders at G-20 summit Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the summit in Japan and appeared to make light of Moscow’s election interference....
15:34, 06/29/2019

India to Ease Restrictions in Kashmir After Protests, and Economy, Slow India said it would begin to relax restrictions on residents in the disputed northern state of Jammu and Kashmir after initiating curbs last week in a bid to prevent unrest....
15:34, 08/16/2019

Happiness training may ease dementia caregivers' anxiety, depression (Reuters Health) - Much has been written about the stresses and emotional demands of caring for family members with dementia, and a new study suggests that some of this burden can be offset by training that helps caregivers focus on the positives of their experience....
02:17, 05/03/2019

Companies Act Bill Important For Ease Of Doing Business: Finance Minister The Lok Sabha today took up discussion on a bill to amend the Companies Act of 2013 to ensure better compliance levels and to re-categorise some of the compoundable offences as civil defaults...
18:51, 07/26/2019

China promises to ease foreign access to gas, call centers BEIJING (AP) — China promised Sunday to allow more foreign ownership of gas pipelines, call centers and some other businesses in the latest of a series of market-opening measures. The Communist Party has announced a series of tariff cuts and market-opening steps over the past 18 months aimed at maki...
13:51, 06/30/2019

Airbus sticks to delivery goals as industrial problems ease Airbus is sticking to its 2019 delivery goals as it makes progress in resolving industrial problems at its Hamburg single-aisle jet plant, the planemaker's recently appointed operations chief said on Tuesday....
14:51, 05/21/2019

Airlines vow to improve bag tracking and ease travel for people with disabilities Two resolutions passed by the International Air Transport Association might make it easier to track bags and boost accessibility for people with disabilities....
16:34, 06/09/2019

Pelosi, Ocasio-Cortez meet in bid to ease party infighting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez held a one-on-one meeting Friday on Capitol Hill, in an effort to ease the recent infighting between the progressive wing and moderate congressional Democrats—and smooth over their own differences after the two traded barbs.  ...
17:51, 07/26/2019

Express yourself! How the breast-pump revolution could ease maternal stress As hi-tech pumps enter the market, it’s hoped the hassle and difficulty of feeding a small baby will soon be consigned to the pastMost women who have ever had to express breast milk will recognise the facial expressions of the comedian Amy Schumer in the pictures she has put up on her Instagram acco...
10:00, 06/13/2019

Japan, SKorea lawmakers meet to ease row over trade, history A delegation of lawmakers from Japan and South Korea met in a bid to ease their countries’ worsening dispute over trade and history, but ended up repeating demands to each other...
16:17, 07/31/2019

Potholes are painful. Buick claims it can ease the pain, so we tested one Buick developed QuietTuning to mitigate the noise, rattle and shock of hitting potholes. We tested it to see if the ride is smooth and quiet.        ...
15:00, 04/30/2019

Mnuchin says Trump could ease up on Huawei if trade talks advance U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that President Donald Trump might ease U.S. restrictions on Huawei if there was progress in the trade row with China - but absent a deal, Washington would maintain tariffs to cut its deficit....
16:51, 06/09/2019

Dems narrow immigration bill to ease tension with centrists House Democratic leaders have backed away from a major clash with their centrist wing over immigration, agreeing to winnow down a sweeping bill that would have overhauled Trump's migrant detention policies.Top Democrats are pushing hard for a vote on the more narrow version this week, attempting a b...
21:34, 07/25/2019

FOCUS-U.S. chipmakers quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban -sources Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant, even as Huawei itself avoids typical government lobbying, people familiar with the situation said....
07:34, 06/17/2019

Oil steadies as U.S. supply concerns ease but Iran tensions loom Oil prices steadied on Tuesday as a resumption of production in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Barry and a boom in U.S. supply from shale oil countered tensions in the Middle East....
16:51, 07/16/2019

Trump Administration to Announce Farm Aid to Ease Pain of Trade War The Trump administration is preparing to announce a substantial aid package for farmers as early as Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China...
15:34, 05/23/2019

Food hall’s mess leaves prime Brooklyn retail space in limbo A complicated landlord-tenant dispute has put in limbo a prime, 8,000-square-foot vacant retail space in downtown Brooklyn. Muss Development, owner of two retail floors at 345 Adams St., expected to take the space back from the Hill Country Food Park a few months ago, after the restaurateurs couldn’...
01:17, 07/31/2019

Jeffrey Epstein Taught a Retail Legend a Hard Lesson: Be Careful Whom You Trust L Brands’ founder Leslie Wexner, who accused the disgraced financier of stealing vast sums of money, recalls his father’s warning about too much optimism....
02:34, 08/17/2019

Life Time Fitness lease shines at Retail Deal of the Year Awards The 21st Annual Retail Deal of the Year Awards were dominated by two downtown transactions. The Real Estate Board of New York’s first prize award for the most ingenious transaction was taken home by the brokers for both sides of the 72,260-square-foot Life Time Fitness lease in mostly lower levels o...
06:34, 06/12/2019

How retailers can compete against Amazon as the retail giant expands further into online grocery (AMZN) Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. That's the strategy e-tailers will have to adopt if they want to compete with Amazon. To fight back against the e-commerce giant's expanding dominance, other online retailers must understand exactly why and how customers are buying on Amazon — a...
03:51, 05/06/2019

Saint Laurent Unveils New Laboratory-Style Retail Concept In Former Colette Store “Without imitating Colette, the idea was to have collaborations with brands that I love, and also make it a place for cultural events like film screenings and concerts,” said Anthony Vaccarello...
16:51, 06/06/2019

Changing consumer trends have contributed to Kraft Heinz's troubles, retail analyst says "The challenge for Kraft Heinz goes well beyond" the company "to what's going on with food producers ... we think the environment is just awful," Wolfe Research analyst Scott Mushkin says....
18:34, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Juul considers opening retail stores in United States - source Juul Labs Inc is considering opening retail stores in the United States, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, a move that would help the controversial company cash in on the booming popularity of its e-cigarettes....
21:51, 05/30/2019

Plus-size clothing chain Avenue is closing all 222 of its locations as the retail apocalypse continues Avenue Avenue is shutting down all of its 222 stores across the US. The plus-sized clothing brand announced it is closing stores across 33 states on Wednesday. Retailers have already announced more than 8,000 store closures so far in 2019, according to an analysis by Business Insider. Visit Busin...
21:34, 08/16/2019

HSBC plans retail wealth headcount boost; eyes Singapore expansion HSBC Holdings PLC plans to boost its Asia retail wealth management staff by about 300 by end of this year, with Europe's biggest lender by assets sharpening its focus on Singapore to add to its presence in core markets of Hong Kong and China....
02:17, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 3-PVH cuts profit forecast as CEO sees retail softness, shares tank PVH Corp cut its annual profit forecast by 10 cents a share on Wednesday as the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands owner grapples with tariffs and slowing retail growth, exacerbated by weak spending from overseas shoppers in the face of a strong U.S. dollar, sending its shares down 12% after hou...
03:34, 05/30/2019

Rains ease, but record flood threats remain for parts of U.S. South Thousands of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana residents braced for more flooding on Thursday as swollen rivers continued to rise, although the threat of rain was expected to ease by the afternoon, officials said....
13:00, 05/30/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher as trade worries ease U.S. stocks rose at the open on Friday, a day after a sharp sell off, as sentiment was buoyed by comments from President Donald Trump predicting a swift end to the protracted trade dispute with China....
16:51, 05/24/2019

Bury bodies along UK's motorways to ease burial crisis, expert suggests New approaches to disposing of the dead needed as graveyards and crematoria are almost fullFrom burials in pyramids to scattering ashes and even plastination, there has been no shortage of ideas about how to deal with human corpses.But with graveyards and crematoria almost full in Britain, the conun...
12:17, 07/05/2019

Employers create new benefits for younger workers to ease their financial stresses Employers and their financial-company partners are focusing on student loan forgiveness, and other financial issues that can stress younger workers.        ...
18:17, 05/26/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares ease into trade talks, Fed test Asian shares slipped on Monday as markets anxiously counted down to a likely cut in U.S. interest rates this week with much riding on whether or not the Federal Reserve signals yet more are in the pipeline....
09:17, 07/29/2019

Oil prices ease as demand worries counter OPEC supply cut extension Oil prices declined on Tuesday, as weak global data raised concerns about future demand for the commodity despite a positive boost from OPEC's decision to extend supply cuts....
09:00, 07/02/2019

U.S. House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers....
02:51, 07/17/2019

Trump offers to help ease tension in Japan-South Korea dispute U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday offered to help ease tensions in the political and economic dispute between Japan and South Korea, which threatens global supplies of memory chips and smartphones....
04:00, 07/20/2019

India plans to ease Kashmir curbs for Friday prayers: media Authorities plan to relax curbs in India's Muslim-majority state of Jammu and Kashmir to allow people to offer Friday prayers, media said, as a five-day lockdown damped protests over the withdrawal of the Himalayan region's special status....
11:00, 08/09/2019

Mnuchin: Trump could ease restrictions on Huawei if trade talks advance US treasury secretary says that without a deal, Washington will maintain tariffs to cut its deficitUS treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday Donald Trump might ease US restrictions on Huawei if there is progress in the trade row with China – but without a deal, Washington will maintain tar...
19:51, 06/09/2019

Ashena, adviser to Iranian president, says Trump should ease sanctions to avoid war An adviser to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday if U.S. President Donald Trump does not want war with Tehran, he should ease sanctions, as tensions rise between the countries following the downing of a U.S. drone by Iran....
15:51, 06/21/2019

China's Money-Markets Strains Ease, but System Is Still Vulnerable to Shocks Signs of funding stress in China’s money markets have abated after the country’s financial regulators urged banks and brokerages to restore calm, but the recent disruptions show the financial system’s vulnerability to even small shocks....
13:34, 06/24/2019

Central U.S. faces high risk of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, as Tulsa's mayor warned that the decades-old levee system in his city would be at risk even as waters receded through the weekend....
01:17, 05/31/2019

New video shows a humanoid robot crossing a balance beam with ease Researchers from The Institute for Human & Machine Cognition have released a video showing a humanoid walking autonomously across a series of narrow blocks. Researchers are trying to create a bipedal machine that can traverse a variety of terrains with the same ease as humans....
22:34, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Mnuchin says Trump could ease up on Huawei if trade talks advance U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that President Donald Trump might ease U.S. restrictions on Huawei if there was progress in the trade row with China - but absent a deal, Washington would maintain tariffs to cut its deficit....
15:17, 06/09/2019

Mexican Officials Have Taken to Social Media to Ease Tensions With the U.S. Over Immigration and Trade (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican officials have copied a page from President Donald Trump’s playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communicate that they are working flat-out to de-escalate tensions over immigration and avoid punitive tariffs on all Mexican exports to the U.S. Announcements...
16:00, 06/03/2019

New storm water infrastructure to ease flood risk on Saskatoon properties The flood control strategy involves building new storm water infrastructure to improve Saskatoon’s capacity to manage increasingly extreme weather events....
02:34, 05/25/2019

Trump Administration Flying Migrants Out of Texas to Ease Overcrowding at Border The Department of Homeland Security has begun flying recent border-crossers and asylum seekers to California in a program that may expand to coastal areas and the Canadian border....
04:51, 05/18/2019

Tucked away in this retirement bill is a provision to ease college students' tax burdens Tucked away in the retirement bill is a provision that would lighten the tax load on Gold Star families and recipients of taxable scholarships. Here's what you should know....
20:34, 05/31/2019

Uptick in Trump white collar prosecutions may ease lawyers' pain An uptick in white-collar prosecutions by the Trump administration could bring relief to high-end defense lawyers, who have been searching for work after years of declining federal prosecutions....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Central U.S. faces 'high risk' of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, and Tulsa's mayor warned the decades-old levee system would be at risk even as waters receded through the weekend....
19:17, 05/30/2019

Thiem rides out difficult start to ease to Barcelona Open victory World number five Dominic Thiem captured his second title of the year after thrashing Russian Daniil Medvedev 6-4 6-0 in the Barcelona Open final on Sunday....
19:51, 04/28/2019

FDIC Plan Would Ease Requirement for Banks Selling Mortgage Securities The regulator proposed easing a hurdle for banks to sell pools of home-mortgage obligations, as part of an effort to spur competition in a market dominated by government-backed entities such as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac....
02:17, 07/17/2019

Food shortages ease, but isolated Kashmiris fear curfews and crackdowns Under a government-imposed data blackout, India’s Muslim-majority state cannot tell the world what is happening.People in Indian-administered Kashmir who had faced spending the Eid religious holiday under curfew, with food shortages in locked-down urban areas, were on Saturday reportedly busy buying...
06:17, 08/11/2019

Pets are the hot new cannabis customer as owners use CBD to ease pain and thunderstorm anxiety Dogs and cats are increasingly taking the non-intoxicating cannabis compound as their owners seek to provide relief to their four-legged friends for everything from anxiety to pain and seizures....
20:34, 05/06/2019

U.K. Seeks to Ease Tensions in Persian Gulf After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker (Bloomberg) — The U.K. sought to lower tensions after Iran seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday, an incident that increased friction in one of the world’s critical energy chokepoints. The U.K. demanded the immediate release of the Stena Impero and on Saturday sum...
23:00, 07/21/2019

Liverpool vs Barcelona: Luis Suarez will ease off on goal celebrations at Anfield Luis Suarez says he will not celebrate like he has against other teams if he finds the net for Barcelona against his former club Liverpool in Tuesday's Champions League semi-final second leg at Anfield....
21:34, 05/06/2019

Travel restrictions ease in Kashmir as state remains on knife edge Move follows reports of major protests against removal of special rights for India’s only Muslim-majority state There were signs that travel restrictions in Indian-administered Kashmir were relaxed on Saturday in the state’s summer capital, Srinagar, where the streets were reportedly busy with peopl...
22:17, 08/10/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar stun DR Congo, Algeria ease through Madagascar's fairytale tournament continued in dramatic fashion against the DR Congo. Elsewhere, Riyadh Mahrez was on target as Algeria eased past Guinea and will face Mali or Ivory Coast in the quarterfinals....
03:00, 07/08/2019

House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers....
00:34, 07/17/2019

Google invests $1 billion to ease housing shortage near California headquarters Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Tuesday it would set aside $750 million in land and $250 million in financing to spur developers in the San Francisco Bay Area to build at least 20,000 homes and rehabilitate other housing over the next decade....
00:17, 06/19/2019

Tesla shares jump as record deliveries ease demand concerns Shares of Tesla Inc jumped 8% on Wednesday after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk made good on his promise of delivering record number of electric cars in the second quarter, quelling fears about demand for its sedans and SUVs....
15:34, 07/03/2019

Argentina auto industry, hit hard by recession In the midst of the recession, the Argentine automotive industry is struggling to both sell and produce cars and so far the latest statistics from the chamber of concessionaires reveals that sales have plunged 54.5% year-on-year in March....
03:34, 05/01/2019

Dow plunges 650 points as recession alarm blares Stock market optimism is so yesterday. Wall Street suffered a brutal morning Wednesday after the yield on the 10-year Treasury note briefly dipped below the yield of the 2-year note — the first time it’s done so since 2005. So-called yield curve inversions have historically been a sign that a recess...
05:34, 08/15/2019

How a recession could doom Trump’s 2020 reelection Only one president since the Civil War has been reelected with a recession taking place in the two calendar years before facing voters a second time....
00:51, 08/13/2019

German economy shrinks, now 1 step from new recession The German economy, which has struggled to find growth for a year, contracted during the second quarter of 2019, government figures showed Wednesday....
14:34, 08/14/2019

Brexit secretary: No one can rule out no-deal recession What might a no-deal Brexit really look like? Steve Barclay, who is responsible for no-deal preparations, can't rule out a recession, price rises in the supermarkets, or traffic jams on the roads....
11:17, 07/04/2019

We Are NOT Scaremongering, But You Should Be Gripped By Fear of a Global Recession Right Now Is a recession coming? The very nature of time assures us that, yes, sooner or later, a recession—like all events—will come. But should you be riddled with anxiety about a recession coming soon? Also yes....
00:00, 08/15/2019

President Trump says he doesn’t see a recession on the horizon WASHINGTON – President Trump tried to alleviate fears of a recession on Sunday, echoing recent statements from his top economic advisers. “I don’t see a recession,” Trump said as he headed to Washington D.C. after vacationing in Bedminster, New Jersey. He added: “I’m prepared for everything. I...
02:36, 08/19/2019

Oil prices fall on concerns over recession, inventories Oil prices fell on Thursday, adding to sharp overnight losses as U.S. crude inventories unexpectedly rose, fears of recession mounted and economic data out of China and Europe disappointed....
07:00, 08/15/2019

UK recession risk? 0.1% second quarter contraction predicted The authors of a respected economic survey are predicting the UK economy contracted in the second quarter of the year, raising fears of a potential recession ahead....
13:34, 07/03/2019

Larry Kudlow insists there’s no recession coming White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Sunday insisted there is no recession on the horizon — as Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg made the opposite prediction. “I don’t see a recession at all,” Kudlow told fill-in host Dana Perino on “Fox News Sunday.” Americans, he s...
02:36, 08/19/2019

A Recession Would Make It Harder for Trump to Get Reelected The presidential election is more than a year away, but one topic that’s heading toward the top of the discussion list is the economy. With signs pointing to a downturn, how will our economic health impact the election?...
00:34, 08/17/2019

Will a Rate Cut Boost Equities, Defer any Recession? The Fed is expected to cut rates next week. Is a rate cut deep into an economic expansion unusual? It did so in 1987 and 1998. Find out what happened....
00:00, 07/27/2019

‘It’s All Doom and Gloom.’ A Key Indicator of Recession Just Triggered in Both the U.S. and the U.K. The stream of investors seeking refuge in the safest parts of the market has triggered yet another recession warning, with yield curves inverting from the U.S. to the U.K. The gap between two- and 10-year yields dropped below zero on both sides of the Atlantic after a wave of soft economic data glob...
21:00, 08/14/2019

Caution is warranted but US 'should avoid a recession,' economists say The U.S. and global economy should avoid a recession in 2020, with a combination of strong retail sales, potential monetary policy easing and service sector robustness expected to mitigate slowing growth, according to several leading economists....
16:17, 08/19/2019

The Great Recession was a decade ago, but 23% of Americans are worse off now than before One in four Americans say that their financial situation hasn't changed since the Great Recession, while 23% say they're now worse off financially.       ...
18:17, 06/16/2019

Three of Europe's biggest economies are probably in recession — and the ECB is out of bullets Reuters/Jason Cairnduff Three of Europe's largest economies — Germany, Italy, and the UK — are either in recession or are on the verge of it, which could spell danger for the eurozone. Germany, Europe's industrial backbone, is stuttering. The unemployment rate has risen for the second t...
15:51, 08/10/2019

Morgan Stanley: More tariffs will lead to a US recession Morgan Stanley's Michael Wilson says companies will have a tough time offsetting the cost of higher tariffs, which could tip the U.S. economy into a recession....
22:00, 05/13/2019

Wide implications as Germany teeters toward recession Germany’s central bank has issued a gloomy economic report suggesting that growth in the summer continued to shrink, raising the possibility Europe’s largest economy may be entering a recession...
20:51, 08/19/2019

Recession? Really? This 10-year economic expansion won't just die of old age Whatever finally kills growth, it won’t be because this upswing is over twice as old as the average U.S. expansion since World War II.       ...
08:51, 07/29/2019

Investors, Buy the Dips: Recession Worry Is Overblown for Now It may be time for investors to stop worrying and learn to love the economic boom. The inevitable bust could be further off than is commonly believed, but it could also be more painful....
11:51, 06/07/2019

A recession in Germany could mean economic damage for these countries Data out Monday showed the manufacturing sector in Germany has weakened over the last couple of months, adding to other gloomy indicators, with economists considering whether a recession is on its way....
18:51, 06/28/2019

A recession in Hong Kong is 'inevitable,' says economist Andy Xie, an independent economist, says Hong Kong's business people have political power and are "running the place," and that's what's "causing the trouble" in the city....
09:18, 08/14/2019

No-deal Brexit would plunge Britain into a recession, says OBR Office for Budget Responsibility believes economy would shrink by 2% by end of 2020A no-deal Brexit would plunge Britain into a recession that would shrink the economy by 2% by the end of next year, according to the government’s independent forecasting body.The Office for Budget Responsibility said ...
13:00, 07/18/2019

53% of small-business owners think a recession is coming A majority of small-business owners expect a recession within a year, according to the CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey. Recession fears are higher among women, Democrats and Independents....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Indebted Chinese seek wisdom of credit card 'goddesses' as retail lending surges In a ballroom at the Vienna International Hotel in Shanghai, Mei Liangming was giving a lecture on the ins and outs of getting credit cards, rolling over debts with multiple cards, and cleaning up one's bad credit history....
03:17, 04/30/2019

Budweiser APAC's IPO failure hurt retail investors, say newspaper adverts urging reform The dramatic failure of brewer Budweiser APAC's $9.8 billion Hong Kong listing left "mom and pop" investors badly out of pocket, a local broker has said in an unusual series of full-page advertisements in newspapers across the city on Wednesday....
10:51, 07/17/2019

Former Snap exec Imran Khan takes aim at Amazon as retail site Verishop goes live Imran Khan's retail website, Verishop, is going live on Tuesday. It sells a mix of designer apparel, home goods and beauty products from brands including Levi's and Boll & Branch....
11:34, 06/18/2019

Retail trade group says plan to impose new tariffs will raise prices, hurt jobs The National Retail Federation, a top U.S. trade group, said President Donald Trump's threat to impose 10% tariffs on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports from Sept. 1, is a flawed strategy that will raise prices and hurt jobs....
23:17, 08/01/2019

CEO of animal health firm PetIQ says Walmart, retail partnerships help 'pet-parents' save money "Our partnerships with retailers has allowed us to access a population of pets and bring our mission forward of being advocates for those pet-parents," PetIQ CEO Cord Christensen tells Jim Cramer....
06:17, 08/10/2019

Cboe Introduces New Small Retail Broker Distribution Program for U.S. Equities Market Data CHICAGO – August 1, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it has launched a new Small Retail Broker Distribution Program which aims to broaden access to U.S. equities market data for individual investors....
01:17, 08/02/2019

Huawei Says Little Has Changed Despite President Trump's Pledge to Ease Restrictions on Tech Giant Huawei says its relationship with the U.S. is basically the same as it was a couple of months ago, despite President Donald Trump’s pledge to ease restrictions that currently bar American companies from doing business with the Chinese tech giant.Read more......
14:17, 07/12/2019

Xi Jinping Urged Donald Trump To Ease North Korea Sanctions, Says China Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday....
13:17, 07/12/2019

Airport amenities to ease summer travel: Free movies, food delivery and more Many of the nation’s airports introducing new amenities and services to help passengers better enjoy — or at least tolerate — their time in the terminals.       ...
14:17, 07/31/2019

Trump not 'worthy' of response, Iran's supreme leader says as Japan's Abe tries to ease tensions Iran's supreme leader said Thursday that President Trump was not “worthy” of a reply as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s effort to ease tensions between the U.S. and Iran ended in a dud amid this week's attacks on oil tankers....
14:17, 06/14/2019

Man City 6 Kitchee 1: Champions ease to victory amid Hong Kong protests Manchester City eased to a 6-1 victory over Kitchee FC in Hong Kong on Wednesday, with the pre-season friendly marked by protests concering the ongoing political unrest in the region....
18:17, 07/24/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi extends gains, other markets ease ahead of earnings Saudi Arabia's stock market rose for a sixth day with banks leading the rally on the back of a positive earnings outlook, while most other Gulf bourses fell back as investors await corporate results. In Saudi Arabia the Tadawul main index rose 0.3%, continuing its winning streak for the sixth st...
15:51, 07/15/2019

Massive Protest Held in Hong Kong Against Proposal to Ease Extradition to China Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a bill that would allow China to extradite fugitives from the semiautonomous region, bringing the busiest parts of the city to a standstill and drawing the largest crowds seen here since pro-democracy demonstrations paralyzed its center fo...
15:34, 06/09/2019

'New blood' in Ukraine parliament will ease reform path: Zelenskiy party chief Ukraine can pass reforms to make politicians more accountable and lift a ban on the sale of farmland after lawmakers hostile to change are tossed out in a July snap election, the head of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party told Reuters....
16:51, 06/21/2019

Toyota, Subaru rate highest in child restraint hardware ease-of-use, IIHS says Toyota and Subaru each had seven models assigned the best IIHS rating for LATCH accessibility for 2019, while Honda had four. Only one Detroit 3 vehicle, the Jeep Cherokee, earned the top rating....
07:34, 06/06/2019

Global stocks, yields ease losses on skepticism of Trump's China threats Wall Street's indexes and bond yields ended down but well above their session lows while oil futures settled higher as investors bet that U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to raise tariffs on China would not materialize....
01:34, 05/07/2019

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran because Iranians want the United States to "ease off" on sanctions imposed on the country. ...
20:51, 06/13/2019

Cameron Boyce's Father Says Fans Are Helping ''Ease the Pain'' of Son's ''Nightmare'' Death It's been a couple of days since Hollywood lost a rising star, Cameron Boyce, and his parents are opening up about their devastating loss. Victor Boyce, the Disney Channel star's......
01:34, 07/09/2019

Could a second straight quarter of falling earnings signal a possible recession? With earnings season underway, a second straight quarter of declining S&P 500 profits would add to concerns about a possible recession by next year.       ...
12:34, 07/22/2019

Bank of England warns of one in three chance of Brexit recession MPC votes 9-0 to keep interest rates at 0.75% as uncertainty drags down the UK economyBritain has a one in three chance of plunging into recession at the start of next year as the heightened uncertainty over Brexit drags down the economy, the Bank of England has warned.The central bank said business...
00:51, 08/02/2019

America has recovered from the Great Recession, but many still feel the pain Although the American economy may look recovered on paper, some made drastic decisions during the recession and are still digging out from deep hole.       ...
04:51, 06/24/2019

HBO's Maher prefers recession to Trump victory in 2020 HBO host Bill Maher has doubled down on his assertion that an economic recession in the United States would be welcomed if it stopped President Trump from being reelected in 2020....
01:17, 08/11/2019

Fed's Barkin sees risk the U.S. could talk itself into a recession; no sign of it yet Richmond Federal Reserve President Thomas Barkin on Tuesday said there was a risk the United States could talk itself into a recession but added he saw no sign of this happening yet....
00:00, 06/26/2019

Elizabeth Warren predicts economic recession 'maybe even by the end of 2020' Elizabeth Warren issued a stark warning about the economy as she rolled out a slew of proposed regulations and trillion-dollar investments amid concerns the country faces a coming recession....
18:51, 07/22/2019

Hong Kong spends billions to avert recession Hong Kong is pumping billions of dollars into its economy in a bid to avert a recession as the city's political crisis disrupts business and slams financial markets....
02:00, 08/16/2019

Trump says he has 'no' fear China trade war could lead to recession President Trump said Thursday that he had no fear that Chinese economic retaliation in the ongoing trade war would lead to a recession in the U.S. He argued that China was unlikely to retaliate in the first place and it would do more damage to the itself if it did....
02:00, 08/16/2019

More Than a Third of Economists Expect a U.S. Recession in 2021, a Survey Finds WASHINGTON (AP) — A number of U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump’s economic policies that they expect a recession in the U.S. by the end of 2021. Thirty-four percent of economists surveyed by the National Association f...
19:17, 08/19/2019

Argentine economy needs boost in exports to get out of the recession, says OECD The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is optimistic for the recovery of the Argentine economy, hinging on an increase in exports to strengthen growth....
04:34, 05/22/2019

As investor confidence crumbles, the Fed can act to stave off a recession: Cramer "If bond yields keep plummeting, it might not matter. We'll scare ourselves right out of this terrific multi-year expansion, for certain," Jim Cramer says....
06:34, 08/16/2019

White House says 'no recession in sight' despite market turmoil White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage to the United States....
22:34, 08/18/2019

UK faces recession in event of no-deal Brexit, OBR warns A no-deal Brexit will plunge the UK economy into recession and leave a £30bn black hole in the public finances, according to the Office for Budget Responsibility....
10:51, 07/18/2019

Stocks losses deepen as a key recession warning surfaces For the first time since 2007, the yields on short-term U.S. bonds eclipsed those of long-term bonds. This phenomenon has preceded every recession in the last 50 years....
01:34, 08/15/2019

Yield Curve Telegraphs Recession, but Its Wires Are Crossed The yield on a 10-year Treasury note has fallen below the yield on a 3-month bill, the most-reliable signal yet found of danger ahead. But Treasurys of other maturities don’t show an inversion. What’s going on?...
19:53, 08/13/2019

UK may be entering a full-blown recession, budget watchdog says Britain might be entering a full-blown recession and a no-deal Brexit could more than double the country's budget deficit next year, the watchdog for public finances said on Thursday....
13:34, 07/18/2019

One-third of Americans have cut back on spending, and some fear a recession is coming A third of Americans are spending less, according to the CNBC/Acorns Invest in You Spending Survey released on Monday. The reasons they cite include fear of a job loss, high medical bills and fear of a recession....
23:00, 07/01/2019

How to say the 'R-word': bank executives grapple with recession talk Executives at the largest U.S. banks are grappling with how to best talk about the slowing economy and its impact on their businesses as they enter earnings season, people familiar with their......
23:34, 04/28/2019

UK government warned by watchdog of no-deal Brexit recession The UK government has been warned of a recession in the absence of a Brexit deal with the EU. Lawmakers have voted to block the path of any future Conservative leader trying to force through a no-deal exit....
21:17, 07/18/2019

‘I Don’t Think We’re Having a Recession.’ Trump Offers an Optimistic Outlook for the Economy (BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J.) — President Donald Trump dismissed concerns of recession on Sunday and offered an optimistic outlook for the economy after last week’s steep drop in the financial markets. “I don’t think we’re having a recession,” Trump told reporters as h...
08:51, 08/19/2019

The US is more likely to end the trade war than face a 'Trump recession,' JP Morgan's top quant says J.P. Morgan's head quant said a U.S.-China trade deal could head off a "Trump recession" and ignite a powerful rally in value and high beta stocks....
23:17, 06/12/2019

Recession probabilities rise 40-45% in six months -DoubleLine's Gundlach Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday the probabilities of a recession have moved up 40-45% in six months and 65% in one year....
01:17, 06/14/2019

U.S. recession odds rise to 40-45% in six months: DoubleLine's Gundlach Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday the odds of the United States sliding into a recession in the next six months have risen to 40-45% and the odds were......
02:34, 06/14/2019

Walmart against monopolies: The retail giant is filing a price-fixing lawsuit against a shady Brazilian meatpacker In late May, Walmart filed an antitrust lawsuit against over a dozen poultry producers, including Pilgrim's Pride, a subsidiary of the Brazilian-owned meatpacking conglomerate, JBS USA. The company is currently receiving over $64 million as part of the agriculture bailout while its parent company, J...
04:00, 06/06/2019

In 911 call alleged victim of Sir Philip Green calls retail tycoon: ‘The British Harvey Weinstein’ TUCSON —  In a 911 call made to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department earlier this year, a woman claimed to be a victim of sexual harassment by British billionaire, Sir Philip Green. In the call, The woman can be heard comparing Green’s behavior to that of former Hollywood film prod...
14:17, 07/04/2019

Retail tycoon Philip Green charged with assault after pilates teacher alleges inappropriate touching The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanor assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her inappropriately....
22:34, 05/31/2019

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gulf region could spread uncontrollably and threaten the lives of U.S. troops....
01:00, 06/24/2019

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Middle East bid to ease US-Iran tensions The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
21:17, 06/08/2019

UN Security Council discusses Kashmir, China urges India and Pakistan to ease tensions The Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing the issue directly within the UN body dedicated to resolving matters of international peace and security, for the first time since 1965. ...
04:34, 08/17/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares ease as Trump rekindles Sino-U.S. trade tensions Asian shares pulled back on Friday as worries over renewed Sino-U.S. trade tensions weighed on sentiment ahead of the release of June trade data from China, though expectations of a Federal Reserve rate cut later this month kept losses in check....
04:34, 07/12/2019

Trump administration set to ease offshore drilling safety rules created after 2010 BP oil spill The Trump administration on Thursday announced rollbacks to offshore drilling safety rules created after the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon explosion.        ...
08:51, 05/03/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as technology shares rise, slowdown worries ease Canada's main stock index rose at open on Friday, helped by gains in technology stocks, as expectations of further stimulus from central banks globally offset concerns of a global economic slowdown....
16:00, 08/16/2019

'I don't see a recession': Trump and advisers reject talk of economic disaster Peter Navarro and Larry Kudlow dispute market indicatorsTariffs are hurting China not US, trade aide insists Donald Trump and his chief trade advisers insisted on Sunday the US is not facing a recession which markets appear to fear and which prove costly at the polls next year. Related: Less boom, m...
00:34, 08/19/2019

Trade war escalation nudges U.S. closer to recession: Reuters poll The recent escalation in the U.S.-China trade war has brought forward the next U.S. recession, according to a majority of economists polled by Reuters who now expect the Federal Reserve to cut rates again in September and once more next year....
03:34, 08/09/2019

U.S. Birthrate Drops 4th Year in a Row, Possibly Echoing the Great Recession The birthrate hit a 32-year low and the fertility rate reached a record low in 2018, bringing the United States more in line with other wealthy countries....
12:17, 05/17/2019

Iran's recession is driving a growth slowdown among region's oil exporters, IMF says U.S. sanctions on Iran, oil production cuts and tighter fiscal conditions have all led to lower growth forecasts for the region's crude producers, the IMF reported Monday....
19:17, 04/29/2019

Markets rally despite new Germany recession warning - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as politicians and central bankers face pressure to fight looming downturnLatest: Bundesbank fears German GDP is shrinkingBundesbank: Brexit deadlines hit summer ordersEarlier:Eurozone inflation weaker than expectedTrump: US isn’t falling i...
19:17, 08/19/2019

Slowing growth in home prices aggravates recession worries Growth in home prices, the main source of wealth for most Americans, is shrinking, fueling concern that the longest economic expansion in U.S. history is nearing an end....
17:00, 07/18/2019

Global Recession Risks Are Up, and Central Banks Aren’t Ready The world’s monetary authorities have limited policy space, and it’s unclear whether their backup plans will suffice to bolster growth and inflation....
10:00, 07/09/2019

Colbert Says to Beware Trump’s ‘Patented Anti-Recession Elixir’ With 15 months to keep the economy from crashing before the election, the president will pull “every trick in the book he has never read,” Stephen Colbert said....
17:34, 08/16/2019

Stocks Set to Fall as Bond Yields Flash a Recession Warning U.S. stock futures tumbled and Treasury markets sent a new recession signal after weak German and Chinese economic data stoked fears of an impending global slowdown....
15:34, 08/14/2019

German economy fends off recession, grows 0.4% in first quarter of 2019 Despite a poor end to 2018, the first quarter has seen a rise in GDP. The growth comes thanks to strong consumer spending and a boom in the construction industry, according to figures from the Federal Statistics Office....
09:51, 05/15/2019

US briefing: recession denials, Prince Andrew and Iranian oil tanker Monday’s top story: Trump and advisers reject warnings of economic disaster. Plus, what has Colin Kaepernick gained from his years in the NFL wilderness?Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:17, 08/19/2019

Stocks shaken, bonds surge as Trump risks recession U.S. stock futures slid and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States, and maybe the whole world, into recession....
08:34, 05/31/2019

Trump lays the groundwork to avoid voters’ recession blame Between poor economic news coming out of China and Germany, the inversion of the yield curve, and trade negotiations with friend and foe alike that have no guarantee of ending positively, signs are mounting that next year’s economy might not be as upbeat as today’s. With the presidential election a ...
19:00, 08/15/2019

The Fed cuts rates and the tariff man tweets: Is the recession threat real? The latest 25 basis point interest rate cut by the Federal Open Market Committee came with the yawn it deserved, though it was one of the most anticipated cuts in recent Fed history. While the small cut did nothing to excite Wall Street and did even less to generate a positive tweet from President T...
00:17, 08/03/2019

Trump brushes off concerns of recession, touts strong economy President Trump offered an optimistic outlook of the economy Sunday while dismissing concerns of a looming recession after losses in financial markets last week and the ongoing trade war with China. ...
11:17, 08/19/2019

Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow says there's 'no recession on the horizon' White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow and trade adviser Peter Navarro dismissed concerns about a recession Sunday after markets plummeted on Wednesday but bounced back by the week's end....
01:35, 08/19/2019

How to solidify your financial plan in case the trade war sparks a recession Ongoing trade tensions with China have many worried that the U.S. economy could be headed toward a recession. Here's how to adjust your plans before those fears become a reality....
01:00, 08/07/2019

Mexico recession would hasten annual ratings review, S&P warns Ratings agency Standard & Poor's could accelerate its annual review of Mexico's sovereign bonds and state oil company Pemex if the economy enters a recession and growth estimates fall for 2020, an S&P analyst said on Friday....
08:34, 07/20/2019

Oil Steadies As Investors Weigh Recession Risk Against Saudi Assurance Rising U.S. inventories and relative calm in the Middle East over the last week or so are countering the likelihood that the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and allied producers will......
09:00, 06/04/2019

Maher doubles down on call for recession to oust Trump; says it would be 'very worth' it "Real Time" host Bill Maher doubled down Friday on his desire for the U.S. economy to fall into recession in hopes of blocking a second term for President Trump -- telling his panel of guests any hardship that results would be "very worth" it....
10:00, 08/17/2019

The economy is not falling into a recession, but the slowdown stocks are working, Cramer says "The day-to-day action is going to favor the slowdown stocks and wreak havoc for the industrials, the technology stocks, and worst of all the financials," Jim Cramer says....
17:17, 08/13/2019

Bill Maher: Recession would be 'worth it' if Trump doesn't get re-elected HBO host Bill Maher continued hoping for a recession on his show "Overtime" Friday, saying that the economic fallout would be "worth it" if it prevented President Trump from serving another term in office....
09:51, 08/04/2019