• Ghosn, Nissan indicted in Japan on financial misconduct charges
Ghosn, Nissan indicted in Japan on financial misconduct charges

But amid reports of tension within the tie-up, which outsold all rival groups a year ago, the three companies last month said they were "fully committed" to the alliance. The affair represents a staggering turnaround for a figure celebrated for saving Nissan from the brink of bankruptcy and rebuilding it as a money-making subsidiary of Renau...

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  • Tobacco giant Altria makes massive bet on cannabis
Tobacco giant Altria makes massive bet on cannabis

The cigarette maker's move follows modest investments in the cannabis sector in the past year by tobacco companies Imperial Brands and Pyxus International , formerly Alliance One International. climbed 7.3 percent and Tilray Inc. gained 5.5 percent. Earlier this week, an article on The New York Times reported that Juul Labs and Altria are in ...

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  • Trump meets with German auto execs, tweets 'I am a Tariff Man'
Trump meets with German auto execs, tweets 'I am a Tariff Man'

The Dow Jones industrial average surged 320 points in later afternoon trading. Other market indexes also fell sharply: the S&P 500 lost 3.2% and the Nasdaq dropped 3.7%. He wrote on Twitter yesterday: "President Xi and I want this deal to happen, and it probably will". "Beyond the political spin, the meeting between Trump and Xi can be consider...

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  • Iran not to quit OPEC: minister
Iran not to quit OPEC: minister

Anything less than a cut of 1 million barrels will be below expectations. The worldwide benchmark for crude, Brent, was down $1.52 at $60.04 a barrel. Talks with other producers were held on Friday. Oil prices LCOc1 have crashed by nearly a third since October to around $61 per barrel as Saudi Arabia, Russia and the UAE have raised output since J...

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  • DEVELOPING: US-China trade uncertainty fuels market plunge
DEVELOPING: US-China trade uncertainty fuels market plunge

China's ambassador to the United States brushed off questions about the different accounts of the Trump-Xi meeting. Trump and Xi on Saturday agreed to the cease-fire in a trade war that has seen the flow of hundreds of billions of dollars worth of goods between the world's two largest economies disrupted by tariffs.

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  • General Motors feels heat as president threatens subsidies
General Motors feels heat as president threatens subsidies

Some administration officials have been arguing that hitting allies such as the European Union and Japan with tariffs at the same time as Trump is soliciting their help in taking on China would be counter-productive. Separately, US trade representative Robert Lighthizer said he was examining options to raise US tariffs on Chinese vehicles to 40% ...

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  • Saudi Crown Prince Meets Egyptian President in Cairo
Saudi Crown Prince Meets Egyptian President in Cairo

From Tunisia , Prince Mohammed is due to travel to the G20 summit in Argentina on Friday, where many world leaders are dreading the prospect of public meetings with the embattled heir to the throne. He added: "There will be a lot happening" on Saudi Arabia. "In our show we tried to establish the crimes committed by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabi...

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  • 1st LD Writethru: US stocks close sharply lower as retail, tech lag
1st LD Writethru: US stocks close sharply lower as retail, tech lag

The frenzied selling followed big losses Monday, when the Dow shed almost 400 points. Nissan's US -listed shares slumped 6.1 percent after the carmaker's chairman, Carlos Ghosn, was arrested after allegedly under-reporting his income. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks lost 30.99 points, or 2 percent, to 1,496.54. Brent crude, used ...

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  • Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH] and Monero [XMR] Reach Yearly Lows
Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH] and Monero [XMR] Reach Yearly Lows

The world's largest cryptocurrency is down 22pc to $4,883 in the past week, falling as much as 12pc yesterday (19 November). XRP , the cryptocurrency behind payments company Ripple , has overtaken Ethereum to become the second-most valuable cryptocurrency.

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  • Boeing stock drops after continued bad news for its 737 jets
Boeing stock drops after continued bad news for its 737 jets

In the photographs shared on Instagram , Ms Syari wears the white wedding gown she and Mr Pratama had picked out together, Ifan Deviandri, who works with Indra Permana, the photographer who shot the pictures, told CNN . According to The Times , Boeing has been busy selling the new 737s to different airlines and showcasing it as a plane that need...

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  • Amazon HQ2 could bring housing boom to Northern Virginia
Amazon HQ2 could bring housing boom to Northern Virginia

But not everyone in NY and Virginia were happy about being chosen to become the spot for the new Amazon headquarter locations. "And we made it clear to Amazon those jobs need to go to everyday New Yorkers". There was no reference in the memoranda to collaboration on preserving housing affordability, hiring locally, or working with local edu...

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  • It's Offical: Amazon Chooses Northern Virginia, NYC for Split HQ2
It's Offical: Amazon Chooses Northern Virginia, NYC for Split HQ2

In its announcement , Amazon said it could receive more than $2 billion in tax incentives from the two locations. "While I am proud Boston was named to Amazon's shortlist for its second North American headquarters, our future will not be defined by a single company as we continue to plan for equitable, sustainable growth".

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  • What's at stake in the United States mid-term elections?
What's at stake in the United States mid-term elections?

More than 30 million people have taken advantage of early voting or absentee ballots in their states before Election Day, eclipsing the early turnout in 2014 and pointing toward a possible record total turnout for a non-presidential election year.

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  • Amazon offers free shipping on all orders for the holidays
Amazon offers free shipping on all orders for the holidays

Of course, if you want more benefits, like free videos, music streaming, books, and guaranteed shipping speeds, you may want to try out a free 30-day trial of Amazon Prime . But you can enjoy the freedom of placing smaller orders without having to worry about an extra shipping fee. Workers prepare customer orders for dispatch as they work around...

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  • U.S. Jobs Report Signals More Interest Rate Hikes Ahead
U.S. Jobs Report Signals More Interest Rate Hikes Ahead

Unemployment unchanged at 3.7 percent, a 49-year low - and the rate would have dropped, except that more people returned to the labor force. You still have more people coming back to the labor market. The country now has 7.1 million job openings, a record high, the Labor Department announced Tuesday. Average hourly wages rose 3.1 percent over the...

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  • China minted two new billionaires per week in 2017, says report
China minted two new billionaires per week in 2017, says report

There are fewer billionaires in Britain but their accumulated wealth has soared to more than £200 billion. 'But this is just the beginning. The world's 2,158 billionaires increased their combined wealth by almost $1.4tn previous year, which is more than the GDP of Spain or Australia.

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  • Tesla shares charge up 12% after third-quarter profits announcement
Tesla shares charge up 12% after third-quarter profits announcement

Revenue doubled to $6.1 billion (£4.7 billion), from the second quarter to the third - that increase was nearly three times the company's revenue in Q3 previous year. The DOJ's focus on Model 3 production had not previously been reported . According to earlier reports , Tesla is building the Model Y at its own dedicated plant.

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  • Winning ticket in $2.45 billion USA lottery
Winning ticket in $2.45 billion USA lottery

While the big winning ticket for the $1.5 billion Mega Millions lottery was sold in South Carolina, Minnesota didn't go empty-handed. The winning numbers for October 23 are the white balls 5, 28, 62, 65 and 70, plus the gold Mega Ball 5.

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  • Turkish police raid villa in western Turkey as part of Khashoggi probe
Turkish police raid villa in western Turkey as part of Khashoggi probe

For Saudi Arabia's allies, the burning question has been whether they believe that Prince Mohammed, who has painted himself as a reformer, has any culpability in the killing, a possibility raised by several USA lawmakers. "Saudi Arabia has taken an important step by admitting the murder". Many global business leaders have pulled out of attending ...

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  • Area businesses continue to sell more lottery tickets than ever before
Area businesses continue to sell more lottery tickets than ever before

If one person wins the Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday evening, they will become one of the 1,500 richest people in America. And speaking of Powerball: That game's next drawing is Wednesday, for an estimated jackpot of $ 620 million .

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  • Why has Turkey not released Khashoggi tapes?, Newshour
Why has Turkey not released Khashoggi tapes?, Newshour

A team of Saudi officials went into the residence on Wednesday afternoon and police arrived to again put up barricades amid reports the search could happen. The three posed for photos, but said nothing together in front of reporters. "The Saudis are said to be preparing a cover story that will attribute Mr.

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  • Canada has 'worrying' questions about disappearance of Khashoggi: Freeland
Canada has 'worrying' questions about disappearance of Khashoggi: Freeland

Turkish police on Monday night undertook an eight hour search at the consulate, taking away soil and DNA samples, although the search expected on Tuesday at the consul's residence has so far not taken place. Mr Trump's remarks are his most robust defence yet of the Saudis, a U.S. ally he has made central to his Middle East agenda. The phone call ...

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  • Saudi king orders probe in Khashoggi case, Turkey to search consulate
Saudi king orders probe in Khashoggi case, Turkey to search consulate

Saudi Arabia on Sunday thanked Washington for not rushing to conclusions as the probe continues into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Last week, Saudi Arabia allowed Turkey to search its consulate in Istanbul. "I think we need to continue to evaluate the facts and we'll make that decision - I talked to Secretary Mnuchin about it l...

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  • Saudi Arabia’s stock market plunges on fear of sanctions over missing journalist
Saudi Arabia’s stock market plunges on fear of sanctions over missing journalist

The possible murder of Khashoggi, a United States permanent resident in self-imposed exile who had written critically against the Saudi monarchy, has generated a far stronger global backlash against the kingdom than the ongoing Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has caused widespread starvation in the already impoverished Arab country.

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  • Trump again rejects halting Saudi arms sale over Khashoggi case
Trump again rejects halting Saudi arms sale over Khashoggi case

Trump said he would meet with Khashoggi's family. Khashoggi has not been seen since entering the consulate. A representative from Apple, however, confirmed the watches do not have fingerprint entry features, CNN reported on Saturday. "He praised the cooperation with the brothers in Turkey through the Joint Investigation Commission and other o...

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