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Economy Twitter tumbles after user base shrinks
Author: 0 Twitter tumbles after user base shrinks

The shares plummeted as much as 19 percent to $34.58, the biggest intraday decline since October 2016. That marks the third consecutive profitable quarter for the company. But investors were focused on Twitter's lackluster user metrics: Its monthly user base dropped by 1 million sequentially, to 335 million worldwide, as Twitter continues efforts to eliminate fake accounts and reduce harassment on the platform.

Author: 0 Trump 'open' to visiting Moscow for meeting with Putin

Trump surprised even his own director of national intelligence by inviting Putin to Washington for a follow-up conversation this autumn. Trump and Putin may meet on the sidelines of an worldwide conference at some point, the Russian government had said, but the upshot of Friday's back-and-forth was that both leaders want another bilateral summit as well at some point.

Economy Papa John is suing Papa John’s
Author: 0 Papa John is suing Papa John’s

Schnatter, 56, resigned from the company on July 11 at the request of the board, though he would later say he regretted his decision to step down. Schnatter's lawsuit takes aim at the "special committee" of the board formed earlier this month to review the company's relationship with Schnatter.

Economy 'I Dissent' - SEC Commissioner Slams Winklevoss' Bitcoin ETF Rejection
Author: 0 'I Dissent' - SEC Commissioner Slams Winklevoss' Bitcoin ETF Rejection

The decision has had an impact on the price of bitcoin , which fell from almost $8,300 following the decision to a low of $7,973.81, according to CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index ( BPI ). The central factor for the Commission in its current consideration of the BZX proposal is whether it is consistent with Exchange Act Section 6 (b)(5), which requires, among other things, that the rules of a national securities exchange be created to prevent fraudulent and manipulative acts and practices and ...

Economy Trade War Between US and EU Averted (For Now)
Author: 0 Trade War Between US and EU Averted (For Now)

It was reported on Wednesday that the USA and the European Union had agreed to start working on eliminating duties and trade barriers, and to create a working group for resolving issues in the sphere of trade and for evaluating the existing tariffs.

Economy Mark Zuckerberg Loses 16.8 Billion Dollars as Facebook Stock Falls
Author: 0 Mark Zuckerberg Loses 16.8 Billion Dollars as Facebook Stock Falls

And the increased spending aims, among other things, to prevent a replay of the fake news and propaganda that Russian agents unleashed on an unguarded Facebook in an attempt to sway the 2016 presidential election. "I think many investors are having a hard time reconciling that deceleration", Brent Thill, an analyst at Jefferies LLC, told Facebook executives, asking for a little more clarity on the reasoning.

Economy Trump, Juncker announce deal pulling back from US-EU trade war
Author: 0 Trump, Juncker announce deal pulling back from US-EU trade war

But Heck also fears that such a deal could exact a crippling cost from farmers like him. No announcement was made on auto tariffs, and it was not clear whether any progress had been made on resolving the issue. China is trying to undermine support for Trump's policies among farmers. As the trade war between the USA and China heats up, farmers are watching their selling season go to ruin.

Economy Facebook is building innovation hub in China
Author: 0 Facebook is building innovation hub in China

The subsidiary is backed by a $30 million investment. But in a sign of the difficulties in operating in the country, the registration appeared to be removed from the Chinese government website later in the day. Even to release an app in China, Facebook is likely to need a separate license from regulators. This innovation lab is a far cry from Facebook being available to people in China, at least legally - it has been blocked since 2009.

Economy Mexico sees scope for progress in stalled NAFTA talks this week
Author: 0 Mexico sees scope for progress in stalled NAFTA talks this week

Representatives from Mexico, Canada and the USA are set to meet in Washington on Thursday to resume the trade talks. While the nations had said progress was made earlier this year, the pact's future hangs in doubt. Lighthizer's office and the Canadian foreign ministry didn't immediately respond to requests for comment. Seade said Mexico was paying close attention to Trump.

Economy Brent Oil Rises After Saudi Tankers Attacked
Author: 0 Brent Oil Rises After Saudi Tankers Attacked

Following the attack, Saudi Arabia temporarily halted crude oil and oil product shipments via Bab el Mandeb until the situation becomes clearer. Two very large crude carriers, which can each carry 2 million barrels of oil, operated by the Saudi National Shipping Company "were attacked by terrorist Houthi militia this morning in the Red Sea ".

Economy Donald Trump strikes trade deal with E.U
Author: 0 Donald Trump strikes trade deal with E.U

On Wednesday, Trump and Juncker said they have agreed to work toward "zero tariffs" and "zero subsidies" on non-automotive goods. The sides will "hold off" on other tariffs while negotiations proceed, Juncker said, amid Trump's threat of new tariffs on cars and auto parts from the EU .

Economy Trump, EU trade deal averts trade war, tariffs
Author: 0 Trump, EU trade deal averts trade war, tariffs

EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom, who will accompany Mr Juncker, expressed hope for a "de-escalation" of the tensions, but said the EU is drawing up a list of more United States products that could be hit with retaliatory duties if the trip fails.

Economy Apple Has Completely Dropped Qualcomm Modems From 2018 iPhones
Author: 0 Apple Has Completely Dropped Qualcomm Modems From 2018 iPhones

The company is reportedly offering a one-time bonus of up to CNY 2,000 (~$300) to workers who renew their contracts. Other gossip from the Apple rumour mill suggests the tech giant will release a new version of the iPhone SE. If this looked anything like Apple's ( PRODUCT) RED versions then it would undeniably be visually stunning. Apple sued its modem supplier over the cost of LTE modems, where it claims that Qualcomm was using its dominant position in the market to get more favourable ...

Economy Iran Vows Equal Countermeasures If U.S. Tries To Block Oil Exports
Author: 0 Iran Vows Equal Countermeasures If U.S. Tries To Block Oil Exports

Iran's armed forces chief of staff on Tuesday warned the USA of a robust reaction if it continued to threaten Iranian interests. In response to President Trump's tweet, Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif responded on Twitter on Monday, "COLOR US UNIMPRESSED: The world heard even harsher bluster a few months ago".

Economy European Union fines ASUS, Philips and others for online price fixing
Author: 0 European Union fines ASUS, Philips and others for online price fixing

If online sellers attempted to offer anything but the MSRP, the companies would threaten the retailer with sanctions. Fresh off the heels of levying a record $ 5 billion fine on Google related to anti-competitive business practices, the European Commission has handed down another fine to the tech industry.

Economy Facebook revenue and user growth fall short of estimates as scandals hit
Author: 0 Facebook revenue and user growth fall short of estimates as scandals hit

The company said headcount was 30,275 as of June 30 - an increase of 47 percent year over year. Facebook, Inc . ( NASDAQ: FB ) shares plummeted following the release of the company's second-quarter earnings. Facebook attracted about 20% of digital advertising spending in the USA past year, according to research firm eMarketer. Almost all social media services have received greater scrutiny since US intelligence agencies in January 2017 revealed that organizations tied to the Russian ...

Author: 0 Sergio Marchionne Currently in a Coma With Irreversible Brain Damage

Sergio Marchionne was born in Chieti, Italy , in 1952. And after the United States company emerged from bankruptcy in June that year, Fiat - and Marchionne - took operational control without having to pay a penny. Sergio Marchionne , man, and friend is gone". As Dustin Dwyer reports for NPR, " Fiat Chrysler repaid the billions of dollars in US government loans six years ahead of schedule and with interest".

Economy Trump announces an agreement with European Union on tariffs
Author: 0 Trump announces an agreement with European Union on tariffs

European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker and trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom will meet Trump , the U.S. president, and his treasury chief, Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday (25 July). The aid funding may also mean that Trump's trade war will be going on for some time. They are not there to offset bad policy. The end result will be worth it!' On Twitter, Trump says people "snipping at your heels during a negotiation" will only delay the process.

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Author: 0 CHECK YOUR TICKETS: Numbers drawn for $522M Mega Millions

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Author: 0 READ: Statement from FCA leader on Sergio Marchionne's death

He added: "My family and I will always be grateful for what he has done". This year also saw the Alfa Romeo brand return to F1 as part of Marchionne's vision to get the Italian manufacturer even greater global exposure and drive profits for FCA.

Author: 0 Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne, dies aged 66

Marchionne had been at Fiat for over a decade and added the title of Ferrari chairman in 2014, replacing Luca di Montezemolo. "My family and I will be forever grateful for what he has done". Marchionne attended the University of Windsor and called his years there among the best of life. Mr Marchionne a couple of times threatened to pull Ferrari out of F1 after 2020 if he was unhappy with the changes.

Author: 0 Trump's stand against Iran is correct: Israeli Ambassador to the UN

While US ties with Iran and North Korea are different on several fronts, the words used by Trump to denigrate Tehran are similar in tone to those he directed last August at North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. "The reality is he's such an erratic President that you could see him dropping bombs on Iran or you could see him trying to build hotels in Iran ", said Karim Sadjadpour, an Iran expert at the Carnegie Endowment.

Economy Ryanair strike hits 600 flights, 100,000 passengers
Author: 0 Ryanair strike hits 600 flights, 100,000 passengers

Ryanair has confirmed the cancellation of 24 flights to Britain on Friday, 20 July, as a result of planned industrial action by pilots. Customers travelling to and from Spain, Portugal and Belgium next Wednesday (25th) and Thursday (26th) have been affected.

Economy Tariffs are greatest: Donald Trump
Author: 0 Tariffs are greatest: Donald Trump

The aid package, set to begin in September, is mostly created to help soybean farmers, dairies and pork producers. About one out of every three rows of USA soybeans is shipped to China , according to estimates . Ebert is waiting to see the details of the aid package. U.S. President Donald Trump suddenly seems to be a big fan of dropping all "tariffs, barriers and subsidies" with at least one trading partner, mere hours after he tweeted " tariffs are the greatest ".

Author: 0 Trump to announce support for farmers caught in trade disputes

Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., said the plan would spend billions on "gold crutches", adding, "America's farmers don't want to be paid to lose - they want to win by feeding the world". The agriculture sector was already suffering before the president's tariffs. Trump began discussing tariffs during his campaign for president, when he threatened to slap tariffs on Chinese goods.

Economy President Trump on EU Trade Negotiations: Better Late Than Never
Author: 0 President Trump on EU Trade Negotiations: Better Late Than Never

He said trading partners such as China and the European Union have deliberately targeted the USA agricultural industry with retaliatory tariffs because they know it's the heart of Mr. He promised to protect US workers and promote American industry after threatening to impose another $500 billion in tariffs on Chinese exports - a move expected to bring more Chinese retaliation against USA goods.

Author: 0 Trump plans to send billions in aid to US farmers

Trump has threatened to ratchet that up to more than $500 billion, a move that has left financial markets uneasy. President Donald Trump arrives for a tour during a "Made in America Product Showcase" at the White House , Monday, July 23, 2018, in Washington.

Economy 5th-largest Mega Millions jackpot being drawn Tuesday
Author: 0 5th-largest Mega Millions jackpot being drawn Tuesday

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Economy Trump to offer U.S. farmers billions to ease trade pain
Author: 0 Trump to offer U.S. farmers billions to ease trade pain

The emergency bailout aimed to ease the financial and political pain caused by Trump's escalating trade and tariff war in key electoral states, sources told CNBC . In a separate tweet he said that tariffs his administration has imposed are working to bring other countries to the negotiating table. "Tariffs are the greatest! " he wrote on Twitter.

Economy Iranian general: Trump's threats are 'psychological warfare'
Author: 0 Iranian general: Trump's threats are 'psychological warfare'

US President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, DC, on July 17, 2018. Using language akin to that he previously employed in threatening North Korea , a state of 25 million people, with annihilation, the US Commander-in-Chief tweeted that Iran would "SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED, if it "EVER" dared to "THREATEN" Washington "AGAIN".