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Netflix Is Testing A New Netflix Is Testing A New "Ultra" Plan And Here's What That Means
- July 09, 2018

Netflix is also planning and testing various versions of plans that could get the HDR videos on the Ultra pack, so that it could stand different and higher above the current premium plan. According to reports, the new tier may focus on the amount of screens users have access to and new HDR (high dynamic range) features. One offer allows viewers to stream four movies concurrently in Ultra HD. (more...)
USA payrolls rise 213,000; wage gains slow, unemployment up USA payrolls rise 213,000; wage gains slow, unemployment up
- July 08, 2018

Economists had forecast that employers added 195,000 payrolls last month, according to the median estimate compiled by Bloomberg. The bottom line is that the buoyancy in June's US labor market statistics will reaffirm the Federal Reserve's view that the economy is doing super-well at present and that further interest rate hikes will be justified. (more...)
June Sees Employment Rates Increase 213000
- July 08, 2018

The US economy needs to create roughly 120,000 jobs per month to keep up with growth in the working-age population. The unemployment rate rose to 4.0 percent from an 18-year low of 3.8 percent in June as 601,000 job seekers entered the labor force in a sign of confidence in the jobs market. (more...)
Another strong jobs report - here’s why unemployment jumped
- July 08, 2018

On the same day that the Trump administration began imposing tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese imports and Beijing hit back with tariffs on the same amount of USA goods, the job gain showed that the 9-year old US economic expansion - the second-longest on record - remains on firm footing. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg Now Third Richest Person On Earth Mark Zuckerberg Now Third Richest Person On Earth
- July 07, 2018

The 34-year-old now trails behind Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates , taking over the third spot from Buffett on Friday, Bloomberg reported. Facebook allowed political strategy firm Cambridge Analytica - which helped Donald Trump's campaign - to harvest the private data of 87 million users. (more...)
Sonos files for an IPO Sonos files for an IPO
- July 07, 2018

Looking at the broader landscape, Sonos emphasizes its role as an independent player that can work with music streaming services like Apple Music, Pandora, Spotify and TuneIn. It set a placeholder amount of $100 million, but did not specify an offering price or size of the offering. The company named Bang & Olufsen A/S, Bose Corp. (more...)
Saudis lower oil price as Iran taunts Trump Saudis lower oil price as Iran taunts Trump
- July 07, 2018

If anything, they are driving prices higher as the United States defends many of their members for very little $'s. "The surprise build in total crude stocks gave market observers pause amid a slew of other factors influencing the oil market, including increasing geopolitical factors - in Iran , Libya , and Venezuela - potentially destabilizing global supply and high crude exports from the U.S.", AAA said in a statement . (more...)
US tariffs take effect, China warns of 'counterattack' US tariffs take effect, China warns of 'counterattack'
- July 07, 2018

Trump confirmed that the United States would begin collecting tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese goods at 12:01 a.m. (0401 GMT) on Friday and warned that subsequent rounds could exceed $500 billion - roughly the amount that the United States imported from China past year. (more...)
UMC secures injunction against Micron chips in China UMC secures injunction against Micron chips in China
- July 07, 2018

Details of the ban were widely reported from Chinese sources on Tuesday and Wednesday. The chipmaker said it would comply with the ruling, but would request the court to reconsider or stay its decision. The judgment issued on July 3rd not only banned the sales of some Micron-branded and Crucial-branded products in China, but also ordered Micron's IC assembly/testing plant in Xi'an to halt operation; Micron Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (more...)
China vows retaliation as trade war starts China vows retaliation as trade war starts
- July 07, 2018

It is unclear how long the trade war will last. President Donald Trump's trade war with China kicked off on Friday, when the United States started applying 25 percent in tariffs on $35 billion worth of Chinese imports and China fired back with taxes on the same amount of USA goods. (more...)
China's tariff response takes effect after Trump ignites trade war
- July 07, 2018

While Chinese state media have slammed Trump's trade policies and on Friday likened his administration to a " gang of hoodlums ", the simmering conflict has gained little traction on China's tightly controlled social media, not cracking the 50 top-searched topics on the Twitter-like Weibo platform. (more...)
USA adds a solid 213000 jobs; unemployment up to 4 pct
- July 06, 2018

Job creation in the world's largest economy continued its strong pace in June with 213,000 new additions for the month - well above analyst's expectations. The lack of wage growth is disappointing, but still higher than the rate of inflation , said Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president of the American Action Forum. (more...)
Trump Says U.S. Tariffs On Chinese Goods Could Exceed $500 Billion Trump Says U.S. Tariffs On Chinese Goods Could Exceed $500 Billion
- July 06, 2018

Trump has threatened to further escalate the trade conflict between the world's two largest economies with tariffs on as much as $450 billion worth of Chinese goods if China retaliates, as the initial round of tariffs take effect at 12.01 am EDT on Friday. (more...)
Remainder of bourbon warehouse collapses Remainder of bourbon warehouse collapses
- July 06, 2018

The bourbon warehouse in Bardstown that partially collapsed last month collapsed completely Wednesday afternoon, sending thousands of barrels tumbling to the ground, authorities said. Wednesday. The company credited the distillery team's "preparation and quick action", and notified state government environmental regulators "immediately." the statement said. (more...)
Canada tariffs on United States goods from ketchup to lawn mowers begin Canada tariffs on United States goods from ketchup to lawn mowers begin
- July 06, 2018

Canada's retaliatory tariffs on USA goods do nothing to help Canada and will only hurt American workers, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Monday. According to data from the Bureau of Transportation, US freight flows within the NAFTA region totalled US$102.7bn in April, with four of the five major transportation modes carrying more freight by value with Canada and Mexico than a year earlier. (more...)
China’s yuan sharply rises against dollar but stock markets unconvinced China’s yuan sharply rises against dollar but stock markets unconvinced
- July 05, 2018

The yuan's 3 percent decline against the dollar over the past two weeks is largely seen as reflecting fears over a possible trade war between the world's two biggest economies. On equity markets, Hong Kong dived as much as 3.3 percent at one point to nine-month lows, hit also by a USA move to block China Mobile from offering services to the US market. (more...)
Joey Chestnut Wins 11th Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Contest Joey Chestnut Wins 11th Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Contest
- July 05, 2018

Carmen Cincotti came in second but wasn't close to stealing the mustard belt from Chestnut , who is ranked No. 1 in the world by the Major League Eating . He holds the record with 73.5 hot dogs eaten in 10 minutes in a 2016 qualifier. Sudo has won the contest 5 years in a row. On the women's side, participants will look to dethrone Miki Sudo , who took the crown from "The Black Widow" Sonya Thomas in 2014 and has worn it ever since. (more...)
Trump’s tweets have added $10 to oil prices, Iran’s OPEC boss says Trump’s tweets have added $10 to oil prices, Iran’s OPEC boss says
- July 05, 2018

Brent crude futures were at $77.78 per barrel at 0137 GMT, down 46 cents, or 0.6 percent, from their last close. The price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil is now around $74 a barrel. To make up for potential shortfalls in supply from Iran sanctions as well as other disruptions including Libya and Venezuela , the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has agreed with Russian Federation and other oil-producing non-OPEC members to raise output from July. (more...)
Iran announces plan to circumvent USA oil sanctions Iran announces plan to circumvent USA oil sanctions
- July 05, 2018

Rising gasoline prices could create a political headache for Trump ahead of the November elections by offsetting Republican claims that his tax cuts and rollbacks of federal regulations have helped boost the economy. President Trump has always been critical of OPEC and rising oil prices, and the agreement from Saudi Arabia has a broad impact on global oil supply while other nations, like Venezuela, cope with falling production. (more...)
Coinbase launches its custodial service, claims SEC’s cooperation Coinbase launches its custodial service, claims SEC’s cooperation
- July 05, 2018

However, Custody is only live in United States and Europe. In a blog post, Coinbase said that "Custody" received its first deposit last week will continue to onboard new clients. The service now provides secure storage of crypto assets for institutions in the USA and Europe and expects to expand to Asia by the end of the year. (more...)
Trump Moves to Block China Mobile’s US Entry, Citing Security Concerns Trump Moves to Block China Mobile’s US Entry, Citing Security Concerns
- July 05, 2018

The US government appears set to reject a request from China Mobile for an operator licence in the US due to national security concerns. The license allows authorization under Section 214 of the Communications Act of 1934 for a company to provide telecommunications services, which breaks down into a range of different service areas. (more...)
MSP Hiked for Kharif Crops But Still It's Short of Cost +50% MSP Hiked for Kharif Crops But Still It's Short of Cost +50%
- July 05, 2018

For the 2018-19 crop season, the MSP for paddy, the main crop planted during the ongoing kharif (summer) season, has been fixed at Rs 1,750 per quintal, 13% higher than past year. The MSP of cotton (medium staple) has been raised to 5,150 rupees from 4,020 rupees and that of cotton (long staple) to 5,450 from 4,320 rupees per quintal. (more...)
Joey Chestnut easily wins eleventh Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Joey Chestnut easily wins eleventh Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest
- July 05, 2018

Following his 2017 win, Chestnut declared, "I definitely have room for more..." Women have been eating hot dogs on a competitive basis at the event since 2011. It's a odd way to set a world record, but it's a world record nevertheless. Last year, he almost equaled that mark with 72 dogs. The judges determined the counters missed a plate and, after a lengthy review, ruled that Chestnut ate 74. (more...)
China says it won’t fire ‘first shot’ in trade standoff with US China says it won’t fire ‘first shot’ in trade standoff with US
- July 05, 2018

The head of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, said Mr Trump's fixation on a U.S. trade deficit in goods ignores a services surplus. The EU now imposes tariffs of 10 percent on imports of US-built cars, compared to Washington's 2.5 percent levy on European auto imports. (more...)
European Union warns President Trump: Auto tariffs could lead to $300 billion retaliation European Union warns President Trump: Auto tariffs could lead to $300 billion retaliation
- July 05, 2018

The junior partner, the Bavarian Christian Social Union (CSU) is still upset about immigration issues in spite of the hasty attempt by the European Union Heads of Government to offer an emergency set of measures to get the German Government out of its difficulties at last week's Heads of Government Summit in Brussels. (more...)
Ryanair pilots to strike on July 12th
- July 05, 2018

Budget airline Ryanair has revealed another month of travel misery as it said air traffic control strikes left more than 210,000 passengers facing flight cancellations in June. Ryanair Chief Executive Michael O'Leary warned investors in May that he could not rule out the possibility of strikes and would face down any action. (more...)
Hyundai claims FCA buyout rumor is ‘totally groundless’ Hyundai claims FCA buyout rumor is ‘totally groundless’
- July 04, 2018

The ageing South Korean CEO is keen to make the move by May 2019, when FCA holds its annual shareholders meeting and current CEO Sergio Marchionne will retire. Marchionne has previously stated he sees the future as merging with other automakers to reduce investment costs. With this new possiblity coming to light, more news involving Hyundai and FCA could still keep blips on the industry's radar. (more...)
Chinese tycoon dies in freak fall in France Chinese tycoon dies in freak fall in France
- July 04, 2018

The 57-year old, credited with driving a massive expansion overseas at the investment company he co-chaired HNA Group, fell nearly 10 metres (32 feet) after climbing onto a parapet in Bonnieux, a medieval village in the Provence area. Under pressure from Beijing, HNA has since sold off many of those assets to slash debt. The group is controlled by a New York-based foundation and a China-based charity that together hold 52 percent of HNA shares. (more...)
U.S. starts lifting ban on ZTE
- July 04, 2018

This means ZTE will be able to fix existing networks and equipment, work to disclose cybersecurity vulnerabilities, and support phones already in the marketplace with software updates. It was not immediately clear why the shares rose. ZTE took one of those steps last week, removing its board of directors, naming 8 new board members and firing top executives. (more...)
Britain's economy on the up as the service sector enjoys strong growth Britain's economy on the up as the service sector enjoys strong growth
- July 04, 2018

At the same time, business costs have risen sharply on the back of surging oil prices and the need to offer higher wages. The index has remained above the 50 mark that separates growth from contraction since August 2012. Rising demand for new housing has boosted growth in the construction industry to its strongest so far this year. Like businesses, consumers are responding slowly to growing confidence but with the royal wedding, England's sporting success and the prolonged good weather, ... (more...)

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