Asia stocks skid to four-month low as Trump raises stakes in China trade war

Asia stocks skid to four-month low as Trump raises stakes in China trade war

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks sank on Tuesday and Shanghai shares tumbled to near two-year lows as U.S. President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on Chinese goods in an escalating tit-for-tat trade war between the world’s two biggest economies. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage […]

Creditcards.com survey says they tip less

Creditcards.com survey says they tip less

Dalvin Brown, USA TODAY Published 2:00 a.m. ET June 18, 2018 | Updated 11:50 a.m. ET June 18, 2018 CLOSE Millennials are known for eating out. But it seems like we’re not so good at tipping when we do. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard (@NatashaAbellard) has the story. Buzz60 The median restaurant tip for a millennial diner […]

Two senators want Amazon chief Jeff Bezos to answer for Echo eavesdropping

Two senators want Amazon chief Jeff Bezos to answer for Echo eavesdropping

How often do Amazon.com’s Echo devices misinterpret human commands, and, say, start recording private conversations without permission? Two senators want to know. In a letter dated June 11, Sens. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Christopher Coons, D-Del., pressed Amazon’s chief executive Jeff Bezos for answers on the smart speaker’s listening habits, and what the company is […]

Man suspected of defrauding more than 1,000 Walmart stores

Man suspected of defrauding more than 1,000 Walmart stores

by Associated Press June 16 at 6:32 PM YUMA, Ariz. — Authorities say a man suspected of making fraudulent returns at more than 1,000 Walmart stores across the U.S. has been arrested in Arizona. The Yuma Police Department says 23-year-old Thomas Frudaker was apprehended Wednesday after store employees noticed a suspicious transaction and contacted police. […]

FDA Issues Melon Recall Over Salmonella Fears

FDA Issues Melon Recall Over Salmonella Fears

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers in more than 20 states not to eat certain fruit salad mixes that contain pre-cut melons due to a salmonella outbreak. The pre-cut melon products are being recalled by Caito Foods, LLC. from grocery stores across 23 states. The salmonella outbreak has affected 60 people, primarily […]

Musk buys another $25M of Tesla shares amid workforce shakeup

Musk buys another $25M of Tesla shares amid workforce shakeup  Silicon Valley Business Journal Gordon Johnson Lowers Tesla Price Target To $93, Says Sales Will Suffer Between 2019 And 2020  Benzinga Wall Street Is Fooling Everyone as It Secretly Preps for a Big Summer Dive  TheStreet.com Investor Sentiment And Tesla Stock Price  Seeking Alpha Full coverage Source link

Fed Raises Interest Rates and Signals 2 More Increases Are Coming

Fed Raises Interest Rates and Signals 2 More Increases Are Coming

At a comparable time of low unemployment, in 2000, “wages were growing at near 4 percent year over year and the Fed’s preferred measure of inflation was 2.5 percent,” both above today’s levels, Tara Sinclair, a senior fellow at the Indeed Hiring Lab, said in a research note. “Too many increases too quickly could choke […]

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