Economy

Justin Trudeau finally unveils Canada's pot legislation

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has repeatedly said the goal is to restrict access of marijuana to minors and choke off profits from sales to organized crime. Persons younger than 18 found with small ...

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United Kingdom parliament votes in favour of early national election

The prime minister did give some hints about how long she expected a Brexit deal to take. Tim Farron said he was "very disappointed" in Mrs May for refusing to commit to a televised event, adding:...

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NKorean official: US, Trump are 'making trouble'

NKorean official: US, Trump are 'making trouble'

The officials weren't authorized to speak publicly on the results of the policy review and requested anonymity. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has visited the Korean Demilitarized Zone Monday and la...

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BP workers discover "uncontrolled gas release" at North Slope well house

The leak initially was discovered Friday morning when BP employees saw crude oil spraying out of the top of the well, located at Prudhoe Bay on the North Slope. BP Exploration Alaska Inc. operates a...

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Fed Minutes: Members Split Over Need For Faster Rate Hikes

Fed Minutes: Members Split Over Need For Faster Rate Hikes

Clearly inflation indicators over the next two months will be a crucial factor in determining the balance of power within the FOMC. "While the balance sheet commentary was a bit more hawkish than ex...

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Caps Fall in Overtime (Again) to Maple Leafs, Trail Series 2-1

Caps Fall in Overtime (Again) to Maple Leafs, Trail Series 2-1

And in a series where every game needs more than 60 minutes and all two-goal leads go to die, the young, confident Maple Leafs entered OT with a fresh sheet and an extra man on the ice. "At the end of...

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Swift Transportation Co (SWFT) Upgraded at Longbow Research

Swift Transportation Co (SWFT) Upgraded at Longbow Research

The volume of the particular stock is the shares bought and sold in a single trading day. The company reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.02. Baird issued...

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Gold edges lower, but geopolitical worries support

Gold edges lower, but geopolitical worries support

The previous hike was driven by a lower USA dollar index and geopolitical tensions following White House accusations against Russian Federation around a recent chemical attack in Syria and HR McMaste...

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Democrats needed a win. They didn't get one in Georgia

Despite Mr Ossoff's better-than-expected performance, the Republican party is expected to mount a much stronger campaign for the run-off in June, and is likely to back Ms Handel, a former secretary ...

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Saudi Arabia Wants OPEC to Extend Production Cuts

Saudi Arabia Wants OPEC to Extend Production Cuts

Nearly a dozen major producers in late 2016 agreed to curb their production for the subsequent six months to help bring global storage levels down to five-year averages. Aside from the geopolitical is...

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Nearly 300 North Koreans surrender in Malaysia for overstaying

Nearly 300 North Koreans surrender in Malaysia for overstaying

It allowed the vice president to gaze at North Korean soldiers afar and stare directly across a border marked by razor wire. All had been in Sarawak, a Malaysian state in Borneo. Asked what North Ko...

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Oil Inventories Remain High Despite OPEC Cut, Extension Expected

Oil Inventories Remain High Despite OPEC Cut, Extension Expected

Oil traded flat on Thursday after weekly data indicated a continued rise in US production, while an International Energy Agency (IEA) report said the market was close to balance. "Refinery utilizati...

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OPEC rallying for support to extend oil output cuts

OPEC rallying for support to extend oil output cuts

OPEC is scheduled to publish the assessment of March output based on secondary sources in its monthly oil market report on Wednesday. Canadian oil production is expected to grow as oilsands expansio...

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BP struggles to contain a natural gas leak in Alaska

The leak is at the BPXA Drill Site 2 (DS2) pad, Well 3, and oil and natural gas well, in the Greater Prudhoe Bay area, about five miles from the Deadhorse Airport, according to a Sunday update fro...

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RCB beat Gujarat Lions by 21 runs

Gujarat Lions XI: Dwayne Smith, Brendon McCullum , Suresh Raina (c), Aaron Finch, Ishan Kishan, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Andrew Tye, Dhawal Kulkarni, Basil Thampi, Shivil Koushik. The fi...

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North Korea tension: China 'seriously concerned' about nuclear threats

The two sides have also engaged in a war of words, with American officials repeatedly saying that all options are on the table in an apparent reference to military strikes, and North Korean officials ...

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Not guilty pleas entered for two accused men in BC polygamy trial

Not guilty pleas entered for two accused men in BC polygamy trial

The legal battle dates back to the 1990s when investigations of the isolated religious sect were prompted by allegations that Bountiful residents were involved in multiple-wife marriages, described as...

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China-US relations should bring more benefits to people: Xi

China-US relations should bring more benefits to people: Xi

The two countries did not announce any major deal or a joint initiative but White House officials said that there are shared economic interests and that China wants to tackle the $347 billion trade de...

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United faces public-relations fiasco over dragged passenger

United faces public-relations fiasco over dragged passenger

Over the course of his apologies, Munoz called the event "upsetting" and "truly horrific", apologizing to the flight's passengers and particularly Dr. An online petition calling for Mr Munoz to step d...

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Goldman's Stock Decline Cuts Nearly 60 Points From The Dow

The NASDAQ Composite Index moved marginally lower in today's trading, falling 7.32 points to close at 5849.47. The SPDR S&P Bank ETF (KBE) rose more than half a percent after the top two Wells Fargo e...

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What is a snap general election and how does it work?

A hung parliament occurs when no party wins an overall majority. May gained the top job in British government not via public acclaim but in a party leadership contest from which her opponent withdrew....

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The Switch Is Nintendo's Fastest-Selling Console In The US Ever

Nintendo said it sold roughly 906,000 units of the Switch in the US throughout March. The most popular game for the Switch, The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild , sold 925,000 copies in the...

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Abolition of 457 visas is 'spin over substance', say unions

Mr Goudie acknowledged that some businesses might "exploit the system", but said he had employed industrious workers on skilled working visas who went on to become valuable contributors to society. Wh...

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Lavrov Urges US Not To Take 'Risky' Military Action Against North Korea

Lavrov Urges US Not To Take 'Risky' Military Action Against North Korea

The top Russian diplomat was referring to the recent U.S. attack on Shayrat Airfield in Syria's Homs Province with a barrage of 59 Tomahawk missiles, fired from two warships in the Mediterranean Sea, ...

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No-one will be fired over passenger dragging incident, says United Airlines boss

For those unfamiliar with the situation, here's a quick recap of the story so far: On April 9, United asked for volunteers to be bumped off a flight from Chicago to Louisville so that airline crew m...

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China's economy gains steam; 1Q growth fastest since 2015

In this Sunday, April 16, 2017 photo, a worker takes a rest near a mural on display outside a construction site at the Central Business District of Beijing. The economist said the current strength of ...

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Sensex rises 54 points on hopes of normal monsoon

Sensex rises 54 points on hopes of normal monsoon

The barometer 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the BSE, which opened at 29,487.78 points, closed at 29,319.10 points - down 94.56 points or 0.32 per cent from the previous close at 29,413.66 point...

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Morgan Stanley posts strong 1Q profit, helped by trading

Morgan Stanley posts strong 1Q profit, helped by trading

The New York-based firm reported a profit of $1.93 billion, or $1 a share. The US firm reported profits up 74% to $1.84bn (£1.4bn) for the three months against the same quarter past year. Net income...

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Intuitive Surgical first-quarter profit jumps 31.82 percent on a YOY basis

Intuitive Surgical first-quarter profit jumps 31.82 percent on a YOY basis

The company said its bottom line climbed to $196.0 million, or $5.09 per share. Since the start of the New Year, Intuitive Surgical, Inc . Inc. increased its stake in shares of Intuitive Surgica...

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Force India F1 team boss Vijay Mallya arrested in London

Earlier, when New Delhi asked the United Kingdom to deport Mr. Mallya saying his passport had been canceled, British officials said he could legally stay on in London as he had a United Kingdom vi...

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