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Trump talks tough to China before G20 meeting

The Dow.DJI had ended Monday up 1.46 percent, while the S&P 500.SPX gained 1.55 percent and the Nasdaq.IXIC 2.06 percent. Hong Kong's Hang Seng gave up 0.3 perc...


Trump expects to move ahead with boost on China tariffs

E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 eased back 0.35 per cent, after rising sharply overnight. Apple's stock was down almost 2% late Monday after President Trump ...


Microsoft's Stock Market Cap Briefly Surpasses Apple's

For years, Apple has ruled as the US stock with the largest market cap. As reported by Bloomberg , Microsoft today caught up with and surpassed its competit...


Malfunctioning ATM spits out $100 bills instead of $20 bills

The malfunctioning ATM was dispensing $100 bills instead of $10 bills, witnesses told ABC News Owned Station KTRK . The machine remained out of order Monda...


General Motors to close seven factories, axe 15% of workforce

At the factories, 3,000 workers could lose jobs in Canada and another 3,600 in the U.S. GM says the Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly , Lordstown Assembly , Baltimor...


Mitsubishi Motors fires Ghosn, CEO to be interim chairman

The Brazil-born tycoon, who headed the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, has not spoken publicly since he was arrested last Monday. "Masuko has made it clea...


More staff hired in shrinking pub industry

Disappearing small pubs - those with fewer than 10 staff - underpin a wider trend that has seen the overall number of watering holes decline. "The pub sector ...


Logitech won't acquire Plantronics

Peripheral manufacturers Logitech entered negotiations with Plantronics last week, offering a staggering $2.2 billion to acquire the United States communication...


GM to slash 14,700 jobs in North America

The current plant opened in 1953 and produces Chevrolet Equinox, Cadillac XTS, Buick Regal and Chevrolet Impala, according to the GM Canada website . The com...


Christmas tree lot opens in downtown Louisville

Prices may be a factor for some, but O'Brien said other considerations - such as when families can come together to buy the tree - may have greater sway on when...


‘Good chance of death’: Musk to move to Mars

SpaceX's mission is to create a "spacefaring civilisation" with self-sustaining colonies on Mars . Musk, 47, has spoken about his ambition to travel to M...


GM closure of Oshawa assembly plant to be announced today

GM's earnings for the quarter ending September 30 were United States dollars 2.5 billion, eclipsing expectations in the latest quarter, despite the impact of ta...


Trump backs Treasury Secretary Mnuchin after reports of dissatisfaction

Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs banker, is known for countering administration officials with more hawkish and protectionist views on China, such as trade advis...


Ellicott City shops count on Small Business Saturday

Shoppers in Pasadena were looking to get some sweet deals, and maybe even find some items that are sold at all mainstream shops. "These businesses reflect the i...


When does Cyber Monday 2018 start?

ShopperTrak, which tracks Black Friday foot traffic, reported today there was a 1.7 percent decline from previous year. Adobe said 33.5 percent of online sa...


Bitcoin Falls Further Below $4,000

The cryptocurrency market has experienced large-scale bear markets in the past. The end result was $50 billion wiped from the market capitalization of cryptoc...


Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn denies salary fraud charges

Renault, which is 15-percent owned by the French state, has chose to stick by Ghosn for now, appointing an interim boss while the current CEO and chairman is "i...


Canadian government moves to end postal strike

The US Postal Service extended contract negotiations with the American Postal Workers Union (APWU), with no disruption to delivery. Mike Palecek, president of...


Winter Weather Advisory: Up to 8 Inches Of Snow Expected In Parts

Any light snow exits around midnight and we clear out into Monday. The advisory covers Midland, Bay, and Saginaw Counties starting at 11 p.m. this evening; th...


Referendum deadline extended to December 7

The ballot asks two questions: first, whether we should keep first-past-the-post voting or change to proportional representation; and second, to rank three pr...


Brent Oil Price To Average $75 Next Year — Platts Survey

Royal Dutch Shell's B shares closed down 3.8 per cent at £23.32½, while... MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe also fell. The Nasdaq composite dropped 33....


Samsung signs deal to compensate factory cancer victims

The announcement comes after the company and a group representing ailing Samsung workers agreed to accept compensation terms and end a highly-publicised standof...


European Union approves Brexit divorce deal with Britain

Madrid is seeking a guaranteed veto on post-Brexit relations between the European Union and Gibraltar, the British enclave on Spain's southern tip, and has th...


Arrested Nissan executive Greg Kelly says Carlos Ghosn paid appropriately

The ¥8 billion was apparently meant to be paid to him after he stepped down as chairman and assumed a new position. Ghosn and former Nissan Representative Dir...


Winds wreak chaos at Sydney Airport

SYDNEY-Strong winds across Australia's southeast coast on November 23 caused commuter chaos at Sydney and Melbourne airports, the country's two busiest, with ...


China wants trade talks with United States to be equal, mutually beneficial

Wang said he hoped both sides could move in the same direction and find ways to resolve their problems. The findings were issued in an update of the U.S. Wang...


Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic in takeover talks with regional airline Flybe

In a statement Virgin Atlantic said: "Virgin Atlantic notes the recent media speculation related to Flybe ". Virgin Atlantic, which is partly owned by Sir Ri...


Amazon workers held strikes across Europe on Black Friday

In Britain, union officials representing Amazon workers predicted that hundreds would appear at protests throughout the day in five locations. They are breaking...


Ottawa Public Health reports 2nd case of E. coli

The youngest patient is five and the oldest 93 years old. On Thanksgiving Day, he tweeted that his agency is still working to figure out the source of the o...


Now the United States wants other countries to stop using Huawei products

The US government has sought to press its allies to stop using equipment developed by Huawei, the Chinese telecom company with links to the country's milita...