Coke may move into cannabis-infused drinks

Coke says these cannabis drinks appear to be gaining ground globally. The company said Monday that it's "closely watching" the use of CBD in "functional wellness" beverages. And the company is interested enough in selling CBD beverages that it also ... More..

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Trump to impose tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Trump to impose tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods

After weeks of threats, Trump followed through with 10 per cent tariffs on US$200 billion in imports from China , which take effect Sept 24, and are on top of the US$50 billion already subject to 25 per cent d...More..

Oil set for weekly gain as supply risk weighed against trade war
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Oil set for weekly gain as supply risk weighed against trade war

Oil processors in South Korea, Iran's top customer for South Pars condensate, halted Iranian oil liftings in July as banks, insurance and shipping companies wound down business related to Iran before USA sa...More..

Freeland to resume NAFTA negotiations with Lighthizer Tuesday in Washington
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Freeland to resume NAFTA negotiations with Lighthizer Tuesday in Washington

When asked about Kudlow's comments, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said bluntly: "He's not at the negotiating table". Meanwhile, despite the "several" issues still in dispute, there is strong wi...More..

Bezos: HQ2 Decision Coming By End of Year
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Bezos: HQ2 Decision Coming By End of Year

Bezos said early childhood education is a critical area and that "the money spent there is going to pay huge dividends for decades". Washington Post owner and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos - no stranger to...More..

Congress Bharat Bandh evokes mixed response; BJP calls it failure
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Congress Bharat Bandh evokes mixed response; BJP calls it failure

And diesel? Rs 77.92 per litre. Elsewhere in Maharashtra, in Thane petrol retailed at Rs 88.43 and diesel Rs 77.64, Mumbai was Rs 88.35 and diesel at Rs 77.56. The cut was based on the prices prevailing on Ma...More..

Tesla shares fall after Musk's pot smoke (video) plus exec departure
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Tesla shares fall after Musk's pot smoke (video) plus exec departure

During the podcast interview, Rogan asks Musk about his 1961 Jaguar E-Type , the Boring company and.shares a smoke with Musk. San Francisco - The turmoil at Tesla reached a fever pitch on Friday as news ...More..

Obama demands return to 'sanity' in politics in second swipe at Trump
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Obama demands return to 'sanity' in politics in second swipe at Trump

And the other comments Obama made at a Democratic rally in California didn't appear to impress Pirro either. 'We have the chance ... to restore some semblance of sanity to our politics. The speech was a pre...More..

Yet again, Tesla shares burned by barrage of awkward headlines
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Yet again, Tesla shares burned by barrage of awkward headlines

His past jokes about tweeting after taking Ambien and drinking wine didn't seem so amusing anymore, and he defended his use of the prescription sleep aid in a New York Times interview. Even in the cannabis in...More..

Trump turns up the heat in trade conflict with China
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Trump turns up the heat in trade conflict with China

Trump said on Air Force One that he was ready to launch tariffs on 200 billion dollars worth of imports in the coming days. Trump said he was not prepared to make a deal with China "that they'd like to mak...More..

Jack Ma to unveil succession plan to groom younger talent over time
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Jack Ma to unveil succession plan to groom younger talent over time

His retirement is not an end of an era but " the beginning of an era ", Ma told the publication in an interview adding that he would be spending more of his time and fortune on education. Last year, he met U....More..

Trump deals major blow to Trudeau government's trade plans
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Trump deals major blow to Trudeau government's trade plans

On Thursday afternoon, Freeland described the atmosphere as "constructive" and "positive". In the news, traders are waiting to hear about a possible escalation of the US-China trade war as a public consultati...More..

China's Xi pledges $60 billion in financing for Africa
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

China's Xi pledges $60 billion in financing for Africa

China has denied it is engaged in debt trap diplomacy and Chinese state media have argued that concerns raised in Western media and by politicians are nothing but sour grapes. President Muhammadu Buhari on M...More..

Britain's Whitbread to sell Costa Coffee to Coke for $5.1 bln
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Britain's Whitbread to sell Costa Coffee to Coke for $5.1 bln

In more recent years , it the company has been focused on building Costa into a multi-channel, worldwide coffee brand . The purchase from Britain's Whitbread of Costa's nearly 4,000 outlets thrusts the worl...More..

State lawmakers send net neutrality proposal to the governor
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

State lawmakers send net neutrality proposal to the governor

It still needs to be signed by California Governor Jerry Brown before it's put into law, but it's been supported by a number of state Democrats, as well as survived strong opposition from ISPs like AT&T, Com...More..

Canada rejoins NAFTA talks as USA autos tariff details emerge
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Canada rejoins NAFTA talks as USA autos tariff details emerge

Freeland praised Mexico's willingness to make hard concessions on auto trade and labor issues, which helped pave the way for a three-party agreement. For Trump , striking a new trade deal with Mexico - and...More..

Trump 'terminating' NAFTA, calling replacement US-Mexico Trade Agreement
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Trump 'terminating' NAFTA, calling replacement US-Mexico Trade Agreement

President Trump may have touted his new agreement with Mexico as a negotiating ploy to get Canadians back to the table with a sense of urgency. The new agreement - pending the required signatures - could a...More..

U.S. and Mexico reach a preliminary trade deal that could replace NAFTA
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

U.S. and Mexico reach a preliminary trade deal that could replace NAFTA

That requirement would deter United States auto manufacturers from moving production to Mexico , where labor costs are lower, something central to Trump's attacks on NAFTA . Even if more plants are built in...More..

'Really good deal' reached with Mexico on trade: Donald Trump
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

'Really good deal' reached with Mexico on trade: Donald Trump

But compared to the more dire possibilities-that Mr. Trump would pull the USA out of Nafta or, lacking congressional approval of that, impose high tariffs on Mexican and Canadian goods that would render the...More..

China, Iran work on logistics changes ahead of sanctions
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

China, Iran work on logistics changes ahead of sanctions

At the beginning of August, oil prices started their longest weekly losing streak in three years. Refinery utilization rates remained unchanged last week at 98.1 percent of total capacity, the highest rates s...More..