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Iran scrambles to lift petrochemical sales as sanctions hammer oil

Iran has been racing to step up exports of petrochemicals and tap new markets to compensate for sliding oil sales, Iranian and international industry sources said, but now risks losing that crucial re...

Iran scrambles to lift petrochemical sales as sanctions hammer oil

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U.S. Delays Petrochemical Sanctions on Iran The Trump administration has delayed new, tougher sanctions on Iran’s petrochemical sector as it seeks to balance pressure on Tehran against rising tensions....
12:13 2019-05-31

US imposes sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical group PGPIC hit with economic penalties because of its ties to Revolutionary Guards, US treasury saysThe United States has hit Iran’s Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) with economic sanctions due to its ties with the country’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), the Treasury department has sa...
11:13 2019-06-08

U.S. Sanctions Iranian Petrochemical Company The U.S. sanctioned one of Iran’s biggest petrochemical companies, hitting a top revenue earner as the Trump administration attempts to strong-arm Tehran into a new nuclear and security pact....
03:39 2019-06-08

U.S. announces new sanctions on Iranian petrochemical company The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical company and its subsidiaries over its financial support to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps...
22:00 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-Dollar General's strong same-store sales, profit beat lift shares Dollar General Corp beat analysts' estimates for quarterly same-store sales and profit on Thursday, as customers spent more on groceries, seasonal products and home goods at the discount retailer's stores, sending its shares up 6%....
14:13 2019-05-30

The North Korean restaurant accused by a think tank of using software sales to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ties....
16:52 2019-05-21

Iran condemns new US sanctions on petrochemicals TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has condemned new U.S. sanctions targeting its petrochemical industry, saying they prove President Donald Trump is not serious about pursuing negotiations. Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi was quoted by state TV on Saturday as saying the move amounts to “econom...
11:39 2019-06-08

Ash Carter: Iran 'feeling the pressure' of Trump sanctions Iran's government is feeling the pressure of sanctions, though relations are still tense between Washington and Tehran, according to former Defense Secretary Ash Carter....
07:00 2019-06-15

Iran's Rouhani suggests U.S. talks possible if sanctions lifted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signaled on Wednesday that talks with the United States might be possible if Washington lifted sanctions, days after U.S. President Donald Trump said a deal with Tehran on its nuclear program was conceivable....
19:26 2019-05-29

Treasury targets Iran's most profitable oil refiners with new sanctions The Treasury Department imposed broad sanctions Friday on Iran's petrochemical and refinery industry for contributing funds to the financial arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, which the State Department recently named a terrorist organization....
06:13 2019-06-08

Iran gas pipeline deal with Pakistan hampered by US sanctions Pakistan has backed out of a joint gas pipeline deal with Iran due to the threat of US sanctions. Pakistan could face a heavy financial penalty, as it promised to complete the project in a bilateral agreement with Iran....
14:39 2019-05-21

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver BAGHDAD (AP) — Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity and natural gas from Tehran. An Iraqi official told The Associated Press on Saturday that Baghdad was informed about the waiver during a ...
15:00 2019-06-15

German business with Iran down sharply as US sanctions bite BERLIN (AP) — A German business group says German companies’ trade with Iran has declined sharply as the United States turns up the economic heat on Tehran. Volker Treier, the foreign trade chief of the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry, told news agency dpa in comments p...
13:01 2019-05-26

US imposes sanctions on Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Guard WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on an Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. The Treasury Department says the penalties target the South Wealth Resources Company in Baghdad and two executives. The U.S. says the company and the two men are linked to...
16:52 2019-06-12

Trump says Iran nuclear deal achievable as sanctions sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear program was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks in the Middle East....
22:39 2019-05-27

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops BAGHDAD (AP) — Shop owners in Baghdad’s Shiite holy neighborhood of Kadhimiya are feeling the pain of U.S. sanctions on Iran. They have seen their sales drop over the past year as Iranians lose their purchasing power since President Donald Trump withdrew from the 2015 nuclear agreement between...
09:26 2019-05-26

Donald Trump Says Iran Nuclear Deal Achievable As Sanctions Sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks......
08:52 2019-05-28

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force....
00:26 2019-06-13

US and European allies may have avoided sanctions clash over Iran trade vehicle A European financial entity created to circumvent U.S. sanctions on Iran might not run afoul of the law after all, following talks between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his German counterpart outlining the limitations on the initiative....
00:26 2019-06-01

New U.S. sanctions show offer of talks with Iran not genuine: Foreign Ministry Additional sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States show that Washington's offer of talks is not genuine, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Saturday....
11:13 2019-06-08

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran because Iranians want the United States to "ease off" on sanctions imposed on the country. ...
21:26 2019-06-13

U.S. sanctions policy threatens Middle East security: Iran deputy foreign minister Washington's sanctions policy threatens the security of the Middle East, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Monday, according to a statement on the ministry's website....
16:13 2019-05-27

U.S. arms sales to Saudis, UAE, Jordan needed to deter Iran: Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the Trump administration had decided to proceed with arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan in a move bypassing Congress because any delay could increase risk for U.S. partners at a time of instability caused by Iran....
00:00 2019-05-25

Trump administration bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing the threat to the United States from Iran....
08:39 2019-05-25

New petrochemical projects not expected to be hurt by single-use plastics ban One of Canada's largest producers of plastics says there will be plenty of room for future growth in output despite a proposal by Ottawa to ban certain single-use plastic products by 2021....
01:52 2019-06-11

| Mexico scrambles to slow migrants as Trump tariffs loom Mexico scrambled to slow the flow of Central American migrants to the United States as talks continued in Washington to head off US President Donald Trump's threat of potentially catastrophic tariffs on Mexican goods....
15:26 2019-06-07

Auto sector scrambles after Trump threatens Mexican tariffs Global auto and parts manufacturers scrambled on Friday to make contingency plans and look at ways of speeding some deliveries after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on all Mexican imports starting early next month....
01:13 2019-06-01

Netanyahu scrambles for allies as deadline to form government looms Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu scrambled to cobble together parliamentary support for a coalition on Wednesday, just hours ahead of a deadline to form a new government or face the possible end of his decade of combative leadership of Israel....
21:52 2019-05-29

Netanyahu Scrambles to Form Israeli Government as Deadline Looms Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a last-ditch effort to cobble together a governing coalition before a midnight deadline, while his party advanced a vote to dissolve parliament and call for snap elections in case he falls short of a majority....
15:13 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-Britain's INEOS to invest $2 bln in Saudi petrochemical complex Billionaire Jim Ratcliffe's INEOS said on Monday it would invest $2 billion to build three plants that would form part of petrochemical complex being developed in Saudi Arabia by state-owned Saudi Aramco and France's Total....
10:52 2019-06-03

Yorkshire village faces petrochemical giant in anti-fracking fight Ineos, owned by UK’s richest man, wants to overturn ban on well next to sheltered housingA petrochemical company owned by Britain’s richest man is attempting to overrule a Yorkshire council to drill a shale gas well next to a sheltered housing development.Residents in Woodsetts, Rotherham, have crow...
12:00 2019-06-11

Facebook Scrambles for a Middle Ground on Misleading Video of Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi, the 79-year-old speaker of the House of Representatives, has been a frequent target for President Donald Trump and his political allies. This week, she became the subject of an unusual viral video intentionally slowed down to create the impression of slurred speech, which proliferated ...
22:26 2019-05-24

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments around the world crack down on such pollution....
09:52 2019-06-13

Anthony Joshua’s Upset Loss to Andy Ruiz Scrambles Heavyweight Boxing The heavyweight division was poised for a mainstream comeback with exciting matches among three contenders not named Andy Ruiz Jr., who scored a shocking seventh-round TKO over Joshua on Saturday....
18:39 2019-06-02

MLB roundup: Twins hammer eight HRs in rout The Minnesota Twins slammed eight home runs, including two each by Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop, on their way to a 16-7 rout over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday afternoon in Anaheim, Calif., completing a three-game sweep....
11:39 2019-05-24

Two-Wheeler Sales May 2019: TVS Sales Dip Marginally With 3.07 Lakh Units Sold Hosur-based TVS Motor Company registered a sale of 307,106 units in May this year, witnessing a marginal drop of 0.9 per cent over 309,865 units sold during the same month last year. The company's......
14:52 2019-06-03

Where are the hammer, anvil and stirrup? The Weekend quiz From snooker to snow, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 What originated in the 1989 document Information Management: A Proposal?2 What form of slang was named from “to talk” in Italian?3 Which snooker player has made more than 1,000 century breaks?4 What African river has Black, White and R...
09:00 2019-06-01

Man accused of fatally beating housemate to cops: ‘I dropped the hammer on him’ A Connecticut ex-con allegedly beat one of his 11 housemates to death, kicking him up to 50 times while he was passed out on the floor, a report said. Ricky Garcia, 57, called police in Milford late Sunday to report finding one of his 11 roommates — including some who live in tents and cars......
23:00 2019-05-22

Sparks from rancher’s hammer ignited California’s largest wildfire Sparks from a metal hammer used by a rancher trying to plug a wasp’s nest were responsible for igniting the largest wildfire in California history, officials said. The fire was started by accident on July 17, 2018, in Mendocino County before spreading to 410,000 acres and destroying nearly 160...
18:00 2019-06-07

California's largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California the killed a firefighter and became the largest in state history....
23:26 2019-06-06

World War II hero survives hammer attack to attend D-Day events Commemorations of the 75th anniversary of D-Day were extra special for one World War II hero — who miraculously recovered after being nearly bludgeoned to death with a hammer two years ago. Former Royal Marine Jim Booth was on hand for the events Wednesday and Thursday in England and France, milesto...
17:26 2019-06-06

Teunissen leads Jumbo-Visma to top of Hammer Stavanger standings "Bora’s Sam Bennett may have put in the most work, but Jumbo-Visma’s Mike Teunissen tactically tallied double bonus points on final ascent of Hammer Climb to seal the opening day victory in Norway …"...
13:39 2019-05-25

California’s largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California that killed a firefighter and became the largest wildland fire in state history. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection sa...
23:13 2019-06-06

Stavanger: Reigning Hammer Series champions feeling the pressure in Norway "Last year’s Tour des Fjords winner Michael Albasini admits Mitchelton-Scott has a target on its back as the start of the 2019 Hammer Series gets underway in Stavanger …"...
13:39 2019-05-25

British woman who killed abusive husband with hammer won't face a retrial A British woman who served almost 10 years in prison for killing her abusive husband with a hammer will not face a retrial, a judge has ruled, after her murder conviction was quashed in February....
18:26 2019-06-07

'Sonic the Hedgehog' release date pushed to 2020 as Paramount scrambles to redesign Sonic On Friday, director Jeff Fowler tweeted that "Sonic the Hedgehog" would not be released until February 14, 2020. The film was previously set to be released in November of this year....
19:39 2019-05-24

Quick-Step claim 30th win of season with Hammer Sprint victory in Stavanger "Deceuninck - Quick-Step dominated the Hammer Sprint as Jumbo-Visma maintained their control of the overall leaderboard as the first stop of 2019 Hammer Series continues in Norway …"...
18:39 2019-05-26

Naked intruder grabs hammer, terrorizes California woman and twin daughters A mother and her two daughters in southern California are still shaken after a man broke into their home early Saturday, took off his clothes and tried to use a hammer to break through a wall where the family had barricaded themselves....
17:00 2019-06-04

British court frees Sally Challen, who killed abusive husband with hammer An abused British woman who was sentenced to life in prison for killing her husband with a hammer walked free Friday after a new sentence was handed down....
21:39 2019-06-07

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was an outbreak at a farm near its border with China....
19:52 2019-05-31

Woman accused of leading Texas police on high-speed chase after alleged hammer attack A woman was shot and taken into custody by Texas cops Monday morning after a wild overnight spree during which police say she attacked another woman with a hammer and then led authorities on a dangerous high-speed chase....
17:00 2019-06-03

Dems hammer Trump for openness to foreign campaign intel, stay silent on Clinton, DNC outreach Prominent Democrats voiced outrage Wednesday after President Trump admitted he would be willing to listen to political opposition research by foreign actors -- even as they failed to condemn Democrats, including Hillary Clinton's campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC), for funding the ...
04:39 2019-06-13

Hammer sparks caused California’s largest wildland fire in state history, officials say The 2018 Ranch Fire burned a total of 640 square miles, destroyed nearly 160 homes and killed a firefighter. It all started with sparks from a hammer.        ...
18:00 2019-06-07

Sajid Javid joins race to become next Tory leader after party dealt hammer blow in European elections Home Secretary Sajid Javid has officially launched his bid to be the next Tory leader by pledging to deliver Brexit after the party suffered its worst ever election defeat....
16:52 2019-05-27

Dealership gifts car to woman after cop gives her a lift A Louisiana woman who walks six miles to her Walmart cashier job now has a car of her own after a Good Samaritan cop gave her a lift one day — and helped make the story public, according to a new report. Anita Singleton, 52, of Slidell, hadn’t owned a car for 10 years, The......
07:00 2019-05-25

Lift Stanley And Play "Gloria" The St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup champions. Say it to yourself, because no one’s ever been able to say it before. Swish it around in your mouth like a sommelier, picking out notes of gratification, bliss, and disbelief. Do not spit it out, because when you win the Stanley Cup, you keep drinking. ...
00:00 2019-06-14

Canada and Mexico lift tariffs against US Canada and Mexico both announced Monday they will lift tariffs they placed on the United States last year in retaliation for the Trump administration's effort to pressure them during negotiations for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade. That follows the U.S. agreeing Friday to exempt ...
20:01 2019-05-21

Garver, Gonzalez lift Twins over Tigers 6-3 DETROIT (AP) — Mitch Garver homered and had three hits, Marwin Gonzalez matched his career high with four hits and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 Friday night. C.J. Cron and Nelson Cruz also homered for Minnesota, which is 6-1 against the Tigers this season. Ryne Harper (1-0) got hi...
11:39 2019-06-08

Chirinos has RBI in 11th to lift Astros over Orioles 4-3 HOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Chirinos hit an RBI double with two outs in the 11th inning to lift the Houston Astros to a 4-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. Yuli Gurriel singled with one out in the 11th before Chirinos hit a line drive to left field off Branden Kline (1-3), sending Gurrie...
11:39 2019-06-08

Bruce hits slam, 2-run HR to lift Phillies over Padres 9-6 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jay Bruce hit a grand slam and a two-run homer, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Diego Padres 9-6 Tuesday night to snap a five-game skid. Bruce tied a career high with six RBIs in his second game since being acquired by the Phillies. His ninth career slam gave Philadelphia...
07:39 2019-06-05

Garcia secures comeback win to lift Nottingham title France's Caroline Garcia recovered from a set down to beat Croatian Donna Vekic 2-6 7-6(4) 7-6(4) and win her first title of the season at the Nottingham Open grasscourt event on Sunday....
20:26 2019-06-16

I Replaced the Struts on My Nissan Pao and Got Spoiled By a Lift and Air Tools One of the things my Pao has needed from the day I got it was a new set of front shocks. The ones on the car were totally shot, making all kinds of scary clunking noises and ending every speed bump with a jarring BANG that made me wet my pants, just a little squirt, every time. So, I finally did som...
18:13 2019-06-11

MIT's 'RoboRaise' helps you lift things by studying your muscles It's all well and good having a virtual assistant like Alexa or Siri in your lounge, but they make for a pretty useless robotic companion when it comes to shifting a sofa or getting a heavy box from a cupboard. MIT CSAIL has a solution in its sights......
16:52 2019-05-22

Barty has what it takes to lift French Open trophy Ashleigh Barty has all the tools to become the first Australian woman in 46 years to win the French Open title when she faces fearless Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova on Saturday....
22:13 2019-06-07

Sri Lanka PM Appeals To Global Community To Lift Travel Advisories Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe appealed to the international community to lift travel warnings issued after the Easter bombings, assuring that the security situation has improved in the country......
23:52 2019-05-24

Retaliatory tariffs were key to getting U.S. to lift steel and aluminum levies: Trudeau Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada's retaliatory tariffs on American goods were key to restoring free access to the U.S. market for Canadian steel and aluminum....
02:39 2019-05-22

Police in Hungary lift capsized tourist boat from Danube Salvage crews looked for the remaining victims of the Hableany (Mermaid) Danube river cruiser as they brought it to the surface. The boat sank in seconds after it was hit by a larger vessel in May....
14:00 2019-06-11

Berrettini overpowers Auger-Aliassime to lift Stuttgart title "Italian Matteo Berrettini claimed his first grasscourt title with a 6-4 7-6(11) victory over Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime at the Stuttgart Open final on Sunday."...
21:00 2019-06-16

Lift those knees: Babies crawl to the Lithuanian finish line VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — In Lithuania, the rat race of life apparently starts early. Twenty-five babies have taken to the red carpet in Lithuania in a crawling race as their parents, grandparents and onlookers cheered the spectacle. Saturday’s event in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, was t...
16:13 2019-06-01

Geek Squad, online shopping lift Best Buy’s second quarter profits Best Buy forecast second-quarter sales and profit above estimates on Thursday, as more people signed up for the consumer electronics retailer’s subscription-based tech support services and shopped on its website and app. The company reported a better-than-expected profit in the first quarter, but di...
15:26 2019-05-23

Mezquida scores late to lift Rapids past Crew, 3-2 COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Nicolás Mezquida scored in the 89th minute to give the Colorado Rapids a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Crew on Saturday night. Mezquida corralled the Crew’s attempted clearance of Jack Price’s corner near the right side of the penalty arc and punched a right-f...
09:26 2019-05-26

Wikipedia Asks European Rights Court to Lift Turkey Ban The foundation that runs Wikipedia said Thursday it had filed a lawsuit with the European Court of Human Rights to lift Turkey's two-year block on the website....
13:00 2019-05-24

Chelsea Gray’s 29 points lift Sparks past Liberty 78-73 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Chelsea Gray scored a career-high 29 points and keyed the Los Angeles Sparks’ rally in the fourth quarter to beat the New York Liberty 78-73 on Tuesday in a school matinee game. Trailing 69-64 with 4:42 left, the Sparks scored 10 straight points — the last eight by Gr...
20:13 2019-06-04

Oriente’s 3 RBIs lift Louisville past Illinois-Chicago 5-3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Danny Oriente had three RBI with a two-run homer in the third inning and a run-scoring sacrifice fly that helped top-seeded Louisville beat Illinois-Chicago 5-3 on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA tournament Louisville regional. The No. 4 Flames (29-22) homered in t...
05:13 2019-06-01

Protesters agree to lift Newmont Goldcorp blockade in Mexico Mexican protesters agreed to lift a blockade at Newmont Goldcorp's Penasquito mine on Friday, according to a government document seen by Reuters, ending a standoff that led to the mine stopping production for more than a month....
23:39 2019-06-14

Masters champion Reed relying on Green Jacket for lift "Defending Masters champion Patrick Reed has used his Green Jacket as a motivational tool since he triumphed at Augusta last year and he does not want to hand it over even if it has not exactly been a lucky charm."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Huawei founder warns U.S. ‘underestimates’ his company as some restrictions lift The Chinese company is still prohibited from buying American-made hardware and software to make new products without further, hard-to-obtain licenses....
16:26 2019-05-21

Howard, Loyd lift defending champ Storm past Mercury 77-68 Natasha Howard scored 21 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, Jewell Loyd added 17 points, and the Seattle Storm opened defensive of their WNBA title with a 77-68 win over the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday        ...
01:26 2019-05-26

Riske stuns home favourite Bertens to lift title in Rosmalen "American Alison Riske recovered from an opening set bagel and saved five championship points as she stunned home favourite Kiki Bertens 0-6 7-6(3) 7-5 to lift the Open title in Rosmalen on Sunday."...
17:26 2019-06-16

Tennis: Berrettini overpowers Auger-Aliassime to lift Stuttgart title Italian Matteo Berrettini claimed his first grasscourt title with a 6-4 7-6(11) victory over Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime at the Stuttgart Open final on Sunday....
19:26 2019-06-16

Four bodies found as salvage crews lift capsized Hungarian boat Salvage crews recovered four bodies on Tuesday as they slowly lifted the wreck of a boat two weeks after it capsized on the Danube River in Budapest with a group of South Korean tourists on board, officials said....
12:00 2019-06-11

Nikkei rallies as Fed rate cut hopes lift sentiment, cyclical stocks Japan's Nikkei rebounded sharply on Wednesday morning thanks to a rally in U.S. stocks after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signalled a possible rate cut in a boost to riskier assets....
07:00 2019-06-05

Pro-charter forces make last-ditch Albany plea to lift cap on schools ALBANY — Dozens of charter school advocates from across the five boroughs made a last-ditch plea at the state Capitol building Wednesday, pushing the Legislature to lift a cap that’s blocking more charters in the city. James Merriman, CEO of NYC Charter School Center, joined with representatives of ...
23:00 2019-06-05

Floating crane in Hungary’s capital to lift sunken tour boat Hungarian officials say that a huge floating crane designed to lift a sunken sightseeing boat that was carrying South Korean tourists has arrived in Budapest as the search for more bodies continued...
17:52 2019-06-05

Cape Town targets new air routes to lift South African tourism Cape Town plans to add routes to Australia and South America after last month reaching a deal with United Airlines for its first direct flight to the United States, the head of air access for South Africa's top tourist city said....
12:52 2019-05-31

Nadal reigns supreme to lift historic 12th French Open title "Rafael Nadal secured his 18th Grand Slam title, and 12th at Roland-Garros with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Dominic Thiem in the final of the French Open on Sunday."...
03:39 2019-06-10

New Brunswick Indigenous chiefs left ‘blindsided’ by decision to lift fracking moratorium Premier Blaine Higgs confirmed on Tuesday that his government has quietly passed regulatory changes to permit the method of extracting hydrocarbons to resume in the Sussex area....
21:52 2019-06-05

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation, but Tehran bluntly denied the allegation....
05:00 2019-06-14

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
02:26 2019-06-03

Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents. The post Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incident...
03:00 2019-06-14

UPDATE 13-U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion * Attacks occur during Japanese prime minister's Iran trip (Adds details of statement by Iranian mission to United Nations, British foreign secretary)...
03:26 2019-06-14

Liverpool win the Champions League! Reds beat Tottenham 2-0 in Madrid to lift their sixth European Cup Liverpool have won the 2018-19 Champions League after Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi earned the Reds a 2-0 victory over Tottenham in Saturday night's Madrid final....
01:52 2019-06-02

Tennis: American Riske stuns home favorite Bertens to lift title in Rosmalen American Alison Riske recovered from an opening set bagel and saved five championship points as she stunned home favorite Kiki Bertens 0-6 7-6(3) 7-5 to lift the Libema Open title in Rosmalen on Sunday....
19:26 2019-06-16

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
06:52 2019-05-23

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group and bomber task force to the region in recent weeks....
15:26 2019-05-21

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Huckabee....
07:00 2019-06-15

How Huawei Might Handle the Latest US Sanctions The Trump administration barred US companies from doing business with Huawei, forcing the Chinese firm to find new chips and software for its products....
08:52 2019-05-22

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey's foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia for the purchase of the S-400 missile defense system....
13:26 2019-06-14

Crude Oil Prices & the Sanctions Effect: It's Not What You Think In October 2018, Iran sanctions led some forecasters to predict crude oil prices of "$200 per barrel." In fact, prices soon FELL by 42 percent. See how we kept subscribers on the right side of this trend, plus the more recent 50 percent rally in crude....
14:33 2019-05-21

U.S. Sanctions Syrian Businessman Samer Foz, Others The Treasury Department sanctioned a top Syrian businessman and more than a dozen individuals and companies for their alleged financial support of President Bashar al-Assad....
02:39 2019-06-12

Facebook To Cut Off Huawei To Comply With US Sanctions Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech giant considered a national security threat by......
01:52 2019-06-08

U.S. tightens Venezuela oil sanctions, indicates more actions to come The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday tightened its pressure on Venezuela's state-owned oil company by making clear that exports of diluents by international shippers could be subject to U.S. sanctions....
04:26 2019-06-07

US Tech Firms to Take Hit From Huawei Sanctions The tough sanctions imposed on Huawei by President Donald Trump could deal a blow to the many US firms that make up the Chinese tech giant's supply chain....
15:00 2019-05-21

Huawei sanctions: Who gets hurt in dispute? Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear.        ...
16:13 2019-05-21

Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over the purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday....
11:00 2019-06-14

Crude Oil Prices: Rethinking the Sanctions Effect In late 2018, US-imposed sanctions on Iran were supposed to push oil prices to $90, $100, even $200 per barrel. Instead, U.S. crude plummeted 40% to a 17-month low. Elliott wave analysis sets the record straight....
14:33 2019-05-21

How U.S. sanctions over a Russian weapon could rattle Turkey Turkey is on the cusp of facing U.S. sanctions over its decision to buy a Russian S-400 missile defense system, leaving its already soft currency and economy vulnerable and raising questions over its position within NATO and the region....
11:39 2019-05-30

US 'could ease Huawei sanctions' for trade deal US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly told G20 finance ministers that President Donald Trump may ease sanctions on Huawei if he sees progress in trade talks with China....
16:13 2019-06-10

Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the United States over buying F-35 fighter jets....
12:26 2019-05-22

Huawei: Billions of customers could be harmed by US sanctions Huawei has said billions of customers around the world could be harmed by US sanctions against the company - as it launched a legal challenge against some of the restrictions....
10:13 2019-05-29

US threatens to impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute goes beyond the weaponry. Differences on Syria and Iran are at play....
04:39 2019-05-25

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro The Associated Press has learned that major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents...
20:39 2019-06-15

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents, although divisions remain over the timing of any action for fear of derailing a negotiated exit to the country's crisis, The Associated...
19:52 2019-06-15

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in the eastern Donbass region and Crimea....
19:00 2019-06-05

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisoners....
00:01 2019-05-23

EU's Tajani plays down Italian concerns over EU sanctions for debt The head of the European parliament, Antonio Tajani, played down concerns of Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini that the European Commission could fine Italy over the country's growing debt and deficit....
19:00 2019-05-28

Expedia Fined $325,000 for Breaching Travel Sanctions to Cuba Expedia Group, the digital travel industry conglomerate has agreed to pay $325,406 to the U.S. government for breaching Cuban travel sanctions between 2011 and 2014. According to a memo released by the treasury department on Thursday, Expedia subsidiaries assisted 2,221 people, including Cuban natio...
20:13 2019-06-14

Expedia fined over $300,000 for breaching U.S. sanctions with Cuba tours Expedia was in violation of Cuban Assets Control Regulations, which was put in place in 1963 and regulates the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba.       ...
00:26 2019-06-14

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum products....
00:52 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 defences, the Turkish foreign minister said on Friday, marking the latest step toward a standoff between the NATO allies....
11:00 2019-06-14

Extended sanctions and renewed fighting in South Sudan An arms embargo, asset freezes and travel bans – the UN Security Council has slapped an extension of sanctions on South Sudan. In the meantime, new clashes have left scores dead....
17:52 2019-05-31

Trump says he is considering sanctions over Nord Stream 2 natgas pipeline U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project and warned Germany against being dependent on Russia for energy....
20:13 2019-06-12

US sanctions on Cuba could hurt Spanish hotel operators The Trump administration is imposing tougher sanctions on Cuba, a move that could have serious consequences for Spanish hotel chains operating on the island. How will it affect locals who work in the tourism industry?...
20:39 2019-06-01

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African nations, Russia and China that that the measures won't help promote peace....
07:00 2019-05-31

| US imposes sanctions on Syrian mogul for aiding Assad The United States has imposed sanctions on Samer Foz, a Syrian industrialist behind high-end developments, including the Four Seasons hotel in Damascus, for allegedly enriching President Bashar al-Assad....
08:00 2019-06-12

Moon Jae-in, U.S. defense chief concur on North Korea sanctions South Korean President Moon Jae-in and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan agreed Monday that North Korea sanctions should remain in place....
00:13 2019-06-04

U.S. imposes sanctions on Argentina-based online pharmacies for opioids The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday placed sanctions on Goldpharma, an Argentina-based network of online pharmacies that it said contributed to the opioid crisis by selling clandestinely produced narcotics to customers in the United States....
18:26 2019-05-23

Shortages plague Cuba as U.S. sanctions sharpen economic woes Israel Hidalgo and his wife left home around 7:30 a.m. to reach a supermarket across Havana because they heard it might be selling chicken, a staple of the Cuban diet increasingly scarce on the shortage-plagued island....
22:26 2019-05-27

Businessman Joined Plot to Oust Maduro---and Escape U.S. Sanctions Raul Gorrín allegedly helped enrich senior Venezuelan officials by laundering billions of dollars for them. But after the U.S. imposed sanctions on him and other and regime figures, he sought a way out: Enlist top officials to turn on their president and help the opposition oust Nicolás Maduro....
18:26 2019-05-27

Huawei expected to face major implications following recent sanctions In a recent address by the currently residing Trump administration, US government has added Huawei (world’s 2nd largest smartphone manufacturer) to their ‘entity list’. This is basically a blacklist tag on the company which establishes a number of sanctions on it. US and China h...
14:52 2019-05-23

EU's Moscovici prefers dialogue to sanctions against Italy: cabinet member European Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici is not in favor of using financial sanctions against Italy as a tool to enforce European Union budget rules, but the option exists if needed, a senior member of Moscovici's cabinet said on Tuesday....
19:00 2019-05-28

Law schools will face tougher sanctions if too many graduates fail bar exam Law schools could get their American Bar Association accreditation revoked if 75% of graduates who take the bar exam don't pass within two years.        ...
00:13 2019-05-22

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy, who reports to the Human Rights Council, issued the warning against the background of widespread suffering in the South American co...
16:13 2019-05-21

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against Russia. Saxony state Gov. Michael Kretschmer, a member of Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union, met President Vladimir Putin at an economic forum ...
16:13 2019-06-08

U.S. readies sanctions, charges over Venezuela food program: sources The United States is preparing sanctions and criminal charges against Venezuelan officials and others suspected of using a military-run food aid program to launder money for President Nicolas Maduro's government, according to people familiar with the matter....
03:39 2019-05-22

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defense law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
17:00 2019-05-29

Finnish NGO quits operations in North Korea amid sanctions A Finnish non-governmental organization has decided to end its humanitarian project in North Korea due to restrictions from international sanctions, after more than two decades of operation in the impoverished country....
11:52 2019-06-13

US energy secretary: Sanctions bill on Nord Stream 2 coming soon United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a sanctions bill putting onerous restrictions on companies involved in the Nord Stream 2 project would come in the "not too distant future"....
14:52 2019-05-21

Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
12:00 2019-05-29

US, allies accuse North Korea of violating UN sanctions on refined petroleum The U.S. is accusing North Korea of breaching U.N. sanctions on the import of refined petroleum via illegal ship-to-ship transfers -- a move that marks a contrast to the warmer rhetoric directed at the North Korean regime coming from the White House....
21:26 2019-06-13

UPDATE 4-Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defense law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
16:39 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-Trump considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natgas pipeline U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project and warned Germany against being dependent on Russia for the fuel....
22:00 2019-06-12

Brent oil firms above $70 as OPEC cuts and sanctions outweigh economic concerns Brent crude oil prices consolidated above $70 per barrel on Tuesday as supply cuts led by producer club OPEC and U.S. sanctions on Iran's and Venezuela's fuel exports outweighed concerns about an economic slowdown....
09:52 2019-05-28

UPDATE 2-Trump considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natgas pipeline President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project -- which the United States has told European companies to avoid -- and warned Germany against being dependent on Russia for the fuel....
02:13 2019-06-13

Turkey sees improvement in S-400, F-35 talks with U.S., but preparing for potential sanctions - minister Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said he sees an improvement in talks with the United States over the purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems and U.S. F-35 fighter jets, but added that Ankara was also preparing for potential U.S. sanctions....
09:13 2019-05-22

Nord Stream 2 builders forge on with gas pipeline despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more serious this time around?...
20:39 2019-06-13

Huawei suggests US sanctions are no big deal, as its 'core technologies' remain intact Huawei has been in the news for the last few days like never before, but unfortunately for the Chinese tech behemoth, the latest headlines are not directly related to the company's booming global smartphone sales or dominant mobile networking equipment business. Instead, everyone's talking about the...
17:26 2019-05-21

Cuba announces rationing of food and hygiene products amid US sanctions Cuba announced new rationing of food and basic cleaning and hygiene products as the communist-run island grapples with increased US sanctions and the economic crisis affecting its close ally Venezuela....
18:52 2019-05-21

Russia sanctions debate deepens Germany's east-west divide State premiers in eastern Germany want to end crippling sanctions against Russia. With the far-right Alternative for Germany gaining ground in the east, that position has more to do with politics than anything else....
20:26 2019-06-11

Nord Stream 2 builders forge ahead despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea gas pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more serious?...
13:39 2019-06-14

Hundreds of foreign companies attend North Korea trade fair despite sanctions An international trade fair in North Korea this week may be the largest such event on record, analysts said on Tuesday, with hundreds of Chinese and other foreign vendors taking part despite sanctions pressure....
14:33 2019-05-21

Fitch: Samsung stands to benefit from U.S. sanctions against Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei Samsung Electronics could take advantage of U.S. sanctions against Huawei, the Chinese smartphone giant that has become its chief rival in the global smartphone market....
14:26 2019-05-27

Trump to send more troops to Poland, protect Germany with Nord Stream sanctions The US and Polish presidents agreed that the US would deploy 1,000 additional US troops. Military hardware and LNG sales were agreed, and Trump mooted Nord Stream 2 sanctions to protect Germany from Russia....
01:00 2019-06-13

UPDATE 2-Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defence bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defence law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
14:39 2019-05-29

Trump campaign seeks sanctions against DNC over Russia collusion lawsuit: ‘Frivolous factual fantasies’ The Democratic National Committee is still pressing forward with a lawsuit alleging the Trump campaign actively colluded with Russia and WikiLeaks to steal and publish DNC emails -- but the campaign is citing the Mueller report itself to argue they have no case....
22:13 2019-06-05

Anti-Trump Republican consultant drops foreign agent contract to fight Russia sanctions John Weaver, an anti-Trump Republican consultant, on Thursday backed out of a contract with a Russian-owned nuclear energy company following backlash online....
15:00 2019-05-21

5 books not to miss: Melinda Gates' 'The Moment of Lift,' 'Wunderland,' 'Defying Hitler' This week's most compelling new books include Melinda Gates' "The Moment of Lift" and "Wunderland," a work of historical fiction set during WWII.        ...
15:00 2019-05-21

The best Memorial Day sales you can already get Memorial Day is coming soon, and there are already loads of ways to save on mattresses, major appliances, fashion, tech, and more.        ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Take Advantage of These Father's Day Sales This Sunday is Father’s Day⁠—in case it slipped your mind—and instead of buying him a tie this year, maybe it’s time you get him something he’ll actually use. Here are a few of the best deals and discounts we’ve discovered on the internet (and maybe an item or two you might want to buy for yourself)...
19:52 2019-06-13

We went to a Gap store and saw why its sales have been struggling (GPS) Bethany Biron/Business Insider Gap Inc. reported that same-store sales of its namesake brand decreased by 10% in the first quarter of 2019 as a result of inventory woes and declining foot traffic. After Gap announced plans earlier this year to spin off its Old Navy brand into a separate company, t...
05:39 2019-06-02

Best Memorial Day Sales of 2019 We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. Ok......
01:52 2019-05-24

CORRECTED-BRIEF-Italy's new car sales down 1.2 pct in May * FIAT CHRYSLER'S ITALIAN MARKET SHARE 26.35% IN MAY VS 25.4% IN APRIL -REUTERS CALCULATION ON TRANSPORT MINISTRY DATA Further company coverage: (Reporting by Milan Newsroom)...
21:00 2019-06-03

Welby promoted to top Infiniti U.S. sales job Bob Welby succeeds Jeff Pope, who was named Infiniti Americas group vice president in April and now runs the brand's North America business. Welby will report to Pope....
08:13 2019-05-23

May's auto sales drop still feels like a win U.S. sales of cars and light trucks fell 0.3 percent in May, but the month still felt like a winner for many industry participants as a big Memorial Day weekend erased fears of a much bigger drop after a slow start to the year....
11:39 2019-06-10

The 8 best Father's Day sales you should shop right now There are loads of sales happening for Father's Day at places like L.L.Bean, Home Depot, Ancestry.com, and more.       ...
17:00 2019-06-10

TJX quarterly same-store sales top expectations TJX Cos Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly same-store sales on Tuesday, as the off-price retailer's steep discounts brought more shoppers to its Marshalls and HomeGoods stores....
15:52 2019-05-21

The best cheap TV sales and 4K TV deals in the UK - May 2019 We've been super busy this week adding lots of highlights of the very best cheap TV sales. TV prices on some fantastic Ultra HD 4K TVs have been dropping nicely in recent months in the UK. We've got you covered if you're looking for TV deals in the US too.We've tried to find some...
14:52 2019-05-23

The 8 most amazing deals and sales you can get this Monday This Monday, you can find amazing deals on everything from soundbars and headphones to Dyson hair dryers and Google Home devices.       ...
22:39 2019-06-10

Sales Fall at Kohl's and J.C. Penney Sales at Kohl’s and J.C. Penney weakened in the latest quarter as the retailers experienced a slower start to the year, sending their shares down sharply in premarket trading....
16:39 2019-05-21

The 7 most amazing deals and sales you can get this Thursday This Thursday, score huge savings online on everything from All-Clad cookware to Anker flashlights, massagers, and more.       ...
17:39 2019-06-13

GSK to change incentives for sales representatives British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline said on Thursday it will change incentives for sales representatives in some countries as it looks to retain talent....
16:39 2019-05-23

Hotspot Expands Sales Team NEW YORK and LONDON – August 18, 2017 – Hotspot, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for institutional foreign exchange (FX) trading globally, announced Mike Cahill’s appointment to the firm’s London-based sales team....
21:52 2019-05-21

The best and biggest Memorial Day sales of 2019 Summer is the perfect time to stock up on stylish staples, from bikinis to beauty products. Check out some of the most incredible Memorial Day weekend sales. FASHION 2(X)ist | 2Xist.com Enjoy $20 off purchases of $125; $35 off purchases of $175; and $75 off purchases of $250. Alala | AlalaStyle.com ...
17:26 2019-05-25

Huawei's sales dropped 30% in one key market following US ban A large drop in sales for Huawei as a direct result of its US ban has been reported multiple times over the course of the past week. Throughout the process, however, the company has remained pretty quiet. But speaking at a press conference held in Madrid earlier today, Huawei finally admitted that i...
15:52 2019-05-29

Toyota's Domestic Sales Down By 7% In May 2019 Toyota Kirloskar Motor announced its sales figure for the month of May and it has sold a total of 12,138 units in the domestic market, which was a de-growth of 7 per cent as compared to the same......
18:52 2019-06-01

U.S. New-Home Sales Fell in April New-home sales in the U.S. declined in April, posting the largest monthly drop since the end of last year and signaling the housing market is on weaker footing during the key spring selling season....
20:52 2019-05-23

9 incredible deals and sales you can get this Friday Get the things you actually want like meat thermometers, Anthropologie home decor, Ancestry DNA kits, and more.       ...
19:00 2019-06-14

Broker Sales Practices to Face Limits Stockbrokers will soon have to disclose more about conflicts of interest that can bias investment advice under a government plan favored by Wall Street....
02:00 2019-05-24

The best cheap PS4 bundles, deals and prices in the May sales Ok, let's do this. 2019 is here and you're finally after a cheap PS4 bundle deal. The release schedule has just come to the end of the busy season, so you've got plenty of games to choose from as we round up the best PS4 prices. Naturally, lots of the below PS4 bundles come with the h...
17:13 2019-05-26

China rolls out new measures to spur car sales China said on Thursday it is stopping local governments from imposing new restrictions on car purchases and cancelling existing ones that apply to new energy vehicles, as it looks to spur consumption amid a slowing economy....
11:39 2019-06-06

The best Memorial Day sales 2019: here are the final deals Memorial Day is officially here and that means killer-deals all day long from your favorite retailers. You can find Black-Friday like prices from Walmart, Home Depot, Amazon and more. Memorial Day sales include huge discounts on grills, laptops, mattresses, patio furniture and more. To help guide y...
01:00 2019-05-28

Sales Rise at Campbell on Snacking Strength Campbell Soup beat sales expectations in the latest quarter and raised its profit forecast, as the soup maker seeks to remake its business under new leadership....
16:26 2019-06-05

Beverly Hills votes to end most tobacco sales BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Beverly Hills has become the first U.S. city to end most tobacco sales. The City Council on Tuesday unanimously voted to snuff out sales of cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products beginning in 2021. The ban covers sales at gas stations and pharmacies ...
07:39 2019-06-05

U.S. auto sales seen slipping 2.1% in May: J.D. Power, LMC Automotive U.S. auto sales are expected to drop 2.1% in May from the year-ago period, as higher prices keep buyers at bay, according to industry consultants J.D. Power and LMC Automotive....
22:52 2019-05-28

Beverly Hills becomes first U.S. city to ban tobacco sales One of the wealthiest communities in California has become the first city in the United States to ban the sale of tobacco products, after councilors approved a new law that will take effect in 2021....
17:52 2019-06-05

GameStop Eliminates Dividend, as Sales Fall By cutting the dividend, GameStop said it hopes to strengthen its balance sheet and give itself more financial flexibility. The videogame retailer said the move will save about $157 million in cash annually....
00:00 2019-06-05

The best Memorial Day sales on home appliances, decor and more Memorial Day 2019 weekend is upon us, and the holiday sales are in full swing. Whether you’re shopping for a new mattress, furniture, washers and dryers or looking for a decor upgrade, check out these sales, from staple spots like Home Depot, Best Buy, and more. HOME All Modern | AllModern.com...
17:26 2019-05-25

Mahindra's Total Sales Are Down By 3 Per Cent In May 2019 Mahindra has released its monthly sales report, and in May 2019, the carmaker's total sales stood around 45,421 units. In comparison, the carmaker sold a total of 46,848 units during the same month......
18:52 2019-06-01

Amazon, Alibaba Battle for Web Sales During Ramadan Big online retailers including Amazon and Alibaba are competing more fiercely to gain a foothold in the Arab world during this year’s Ramadan, Islam’s holy month of fasting and gift giving....
16:26 2019-06-01

Major automakers post U.S. May sales increases Major automakers on Monday posted higher U.S. new vehicle sales for May, the first increase for 2019 as a strong economy and upbeat consumer sentiment fueled demand....
19:13 2019-06-03

May retail sales hit by 'biggest slump on record' Sales in the UK high street during May took their biggest slump in 24 years amid political and economic uncertainty, according to the latest data from the British Retail Consortium....
05:00 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-Canada auto sales fall 5.9% in May Auto sales in Canada fell 5.9% in May from a year earlier, marking declines for the fifteenth straight month, according to industry data released on Monday....
22:26 2019-06-03

Beverly Hills becomes 1st U.S. city to ban most tobacco sales The ban covers sales at gas stations and pharmacies as well as convenience and grocery stores. However, it exempts hotels and three plush cigar lounges in the wealthy and glamorous Los Angeles suburb....
19:26 2019-06-05

Car Sales Are Slipping Into Recession-Level Decline Car sales seem to be hitting recession levels of decline, China is eyeballing hydrogen fuel-cell tech, oil tanker attacks boost oil prices, and Infiniti seems to be getting some much needed help. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, June 13, 2019....
01:26 2019-06-14

Investors devour Beyond Meat as sales surge Beyond Meat’s stock sizzled Thursday after the company reported that first-quarter sales have tripled over the previous year. In its first quarterly report since becoming a publicly traded company, Beyond Meat reported a wider net loss of $6.6 million, or 95 cents a shares, up from a loss of $5.7 mi...
06:52 2019-06-07

The best Memorial Day sales 2019: a guide to the best deals so far Memorial Day weekend has officially begun! That means not only a long holiday break filled with outdoor activities but also fantastic deals from your favorite retailers. You can find Black-Friday like prices from Walmart, Home Depot, Amazon and more. Memorial Day sales include huge discounts on gril...
04:00 2019-05-25

The best PS4 Pro prices, bundles and sales in Australia (May 2019) Sony beat Microsoft to the punch with its new 4K gaming system, the PS4 Pro, and you should definitely grab one.Here you'll find the best prices around on the PlayStation 4 Pro console and any bundle deals available so you can score Sony's excellent 4K system and jump right into the amazin...
06:00 2019-05-22

The best PS4 prices, bundles and sales in Australia (May 2019) With the release of the PS4 Pro, Sony's non-4K console has seen some incredibly competitive prices in both the bundles and the regular Slim model consoles. There's also the new white PlayStation 4 Slim which is looking cooler than ever, so we've helped you out by rounding up the best ...
06:00 2019-05-22

The 8 best Father's Day sales you should shop this month There are loads of sales happening for Father's Day at places like L.L.Bean, Home Depot, Ancestry.com, and more.       ...
03:01 2019-06-09

US retail sales rose 0.5% in May, led by online shopping WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans stepped up their retail spending last month, a sign that low unemployment and modest wage gains are encouraging consumers to shop. The Commerce Department says retail sales rose 0.5% in May, after a smaller gain of 0.3% in the previous month. April’s figure was revi...
16:39 2019-06-14

Group 1 launches online sales platform Group 1's AcceleRide allows visitors to browse new and used inventory, customize features, select financing and payment terms and coordinate delivery to their home, office or local dealership....
07:13 2019-06-09

U.S. Existing-Home Sales Fell in April Sales of previously owned U.S. homes declined for the second month in a row in April, suggesting continued weakness in the housing market despite the strong labor market....
16:39 2019-05-21

Digital game sales data just got a little less opaque (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Longtime readers may recall that we used to pay close attention to the monthly drops of US game and console sales information provided by the industry analysts at the NPD Group. We've stopped covering those reports as closely in recent years for a couple of reasons....
14:52 2019-05-21

Domestic Passenger Car Sales Down 26% In May: Industry Body Overall passenger vehicle sales declined 20.55 per cent in May to 2,39,347 units from 3,01,238 units. In the commercial vehicle segment, domestic sales were down 10.02 per cent at 68,847 units last......
06:39 2019-06-12

This Weekend's Best Sales: H&M, Wayfair, Urban Outfitters & More We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. Who......
13:52 2019-06-15

Memorial Day sales 2019: a guide to the best deals going on Memorial Day is just around the corner, and that means not only a long holiday weekend but also killer deals from your favorite retailers like Walmart and Amazon. Memorial Day sales include huge discounts on appliances, laptops, mattresses, patio furniture and more. To help guide you through all th...
20:52 2019-05-21

US business inventories rebound; sales fall U.S. business inventories rebounded in April as sales fell, but inventory accumulation is still expected to be a drag on economic growth in the second quarter....
05:13 2019-06-15

Tesco's UK sales growth slows in latest quarter Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, said underlying sales growth slowed in its latest quarter, partly reflecting a tough comparative number in the same period last year....
09:00 2019-06-13

Year-round sales of gasoline mixed with 15% ethanol OK’d OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Trump administration is following through on a plan to allow year-round sales of gasoline mixed with 15% ethanol. The Environmental Protection Agency announced the change Friday, ending a summertime ban imposed out of concerns for increased smog from the higher ethanol blend. ...
18:13 2019-05-31

The Senate Still Wants to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia A new effort is underway in the Senate to stop the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, according to Politico. After past efforts to curtail the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia failed, the new bipartisan push will exploit a provision in the Foreign Assistance Act, which ...
03:00 2019-06-10

SAS to end inflight duty-free sales to cut weight, emissions Scandinavian airline SAS will stop selling duty-free goods on board its flights to save fuel and inch closer to its goal of cutting emissions by at least 25 percent by 2030, it said on Tuesday....
18:26 2019-06-04

Passenger Car Sales Fall 26% In May Amid Low Demand: 10 Things To Know Total passenger vehicle sales - which include passenger cars, utility vehicles and vans - in the country declined 20.55 per cent to 2,39,347 units in May 2019, data from industry body SIAM or Society......
10:39 2019-06-12

Huawei Founder Believes New U.S. Order Will Have No Impact on Sales (BEIJING) — The founder of Huawei expressed confidence Washington’s curbs on sales to the Chinese tech giant will have little impact and said Tuesday it is discussing “emergency relief” from Google for possible loss of services for its smartphone business. Huawei Technologies...
16:52 2019-05-21

Book sales are steady, but tariffs are on publishers’ minds NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands gathered to talk about upcoming books, hear from favorite authors and review the current market at the industry convention BookExpo and the fan-based BookCon. Industry executives including Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy agree sales overall are “solid,” if no...
18:39 2019-06-02

April existing home sales down 0.4%, miss expectations CNBC's Diana Olick reports on new numbers showing existing home sales for the month of April were down 0.4 percent, vs. an expected gain of 2.7 percent....
16:39 2019-05-21

The 5 best sales on grills and grilling accessories for your Memorial Day cookout Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Memorial Day is almost here to mark...
22:26 2019-05-21

F.D.A. Won’t Ban Sales of Textured Breast Implants Linked to Cancer Many other countries have already banned the products. But the U.S. agency said the risk was still low, despite repeated requests from women and doctors that the implants be removed from the market....
21:39 2019-06-13

Trump arms sales to Saudis unlikely to be blocked by Congress President Donald Trump is facing a surge of bipartisan support to block his administration's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, but he can breathe a sigh of relief that none of the measures to stop him are likely to become law. A growing number of Senate Republicans are expected to join Democrats in the c...
03:00 2019-06-12

5G is key! Analysts predict big boost to Android and iPhone sales Forecasts suggest the global smartphone market will decline a considerable 5.5% year-on-year during the first half of 2019. But according to IDC’s latest report, respectable levels of growth levels throughout the remaining months of the year are to be expected.5G devices and cheaper flagships will b...
22:39 2019-05-31

Home sales fall again despite lower mortgage rates Existing-home sales fell 0.4% in April and are down 4.4% from a year ago. The big drop in mortgage rates didn't help the sales.        ...
20:13 2019-05-21

Huawei's phone sales have taken a huge hit in another major market Although Huawei’s US trade ban hasn’t yet affected the company’s ability to deliver existing smartphones to customers, the uncertainty surrounding the current situation has led to a drop in demand for the brand. This is especially noticeable in one of Huawei’s biggest international markets.According...
18:52 2019-06-11

Sales of opioid painkiller codeine have halved in Australia Sales of codeine have halved in Australia after an over-the-counter ban and fears that people would be driven to stronger prescriptions have not come true...
15:52 2019-05-21

U.S. auto sales expected to slip 5th-straight month The U.S. auto industry is limping into the usually robust summer selling season, analysts say, as rising new-vehicle prices and affordability concerns continue to outweigh strong employment growth and high consumer confidence....
03:39 2019-06-01

Car Sales Down By 20.55 Per Cent In May 2019 As Automakers Try To Control Inventories The wholesale and production numbers in May 2019 have seen a huge drop compared to retail numbers which is the biggest indication that automakers are trying to control their inventories....
12:00 2019-06-11

Renault Kwid Sales Cross The 3 Lakh Mark Renaut India has achieved a new milestone with its best-seller - the Kwid - crossing the three lakh sales mark. The entry-level hatchback was first launched in 2015 and was game-changing offering from......
10:26 2019-06-11

The best bank holiday sales available at Amazon, Argos, Boohoo and more The second set of May's Bank Holiday Sales have launched early at many stores and we're here to roundup the best deals and tell you who is having the best sales events from now and throughout the long weekend. This way you can have a quick look and then get back to chilling - hopefully in ...
04:00 2019-05-25

Tesco's sales growth slows in subdued UK market Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, said sales growth slowed in its latest quarter, blaming a subdued overall market that has been hampered by poor early summer weather, sending its shares lower on Thursday....
12:39 2019-06-13

Carrefour says blockchain tracking boosting sales of some products French retailer Carrefour SA has seen sales boosted by the use of blockchain ledger technology to track meat, milk and fruit from farms to stores and will extend it to more products to increase shopper trust, an executive said on Monday....
21:39 2019-06-03

Tesla Posts Big Quarterly Loss as Its Electric-Car Sales Lag The $702 million loss exceeded expectations, but the company reaffirmed its guidance on the year’s deliveries. It said it was open to raising capital....
17:39 2019-05-21

U.S. sales skid hits 5 months; SAAR rebounds to 17.4M U.S. light-vehicle deliveries slipped 0.3 percent in May, but the robust pace of sales -- 17.4 million -- offered a sign of hope as the industry barely missed posting its first monthly gain of the year....
23:52 2019-06-03

Major Automakers Post U.S. Higher May New Vehicle Sales Major automakers on Monday reported better-than-expected U.S. new vehicle sales for May, posting the first monthly increase for 2019 as a strong economy and upbeat consumer sentiment boosted demand....
01:52 2019-06-04

Hyundai Registers 5.6 Per Cent Sales Decline In May 2019 Despite the slump in the Indian auto market, Hyundai Motor managed to post a favourable result for May 2019 sales. The automaker sold a cumulative (domestic+exports) 59,102 units last month, growing......
15:26 2019-06-02

New home sales drop in April but outlook is bright Sales of new single -family houses fell 6.9% in April as prices rose. Analysts believes sales will pick up later this year.        ...
22:39 2019-05-23

Retail report: Auto sales drove U.S. growth in May U.S. retail sales rose 0.5 percent in May, led by a sharp increase in auto sales -- but nearly all sectors showed growth, the Commerce Department reported Friday....
19:01 2019-06-14

The best cheap laptop deals and sales in May 2019: prices from just £149 Navigating the swarms of cheap laptop deals can be a bit overwhelming with so many options to choose from here in the UK. Luckily for you, we're checking through the net's laptop sales throughout the year, so we know how to spot a bargain.With such a competitive scene in the UK for laptop ...
14:52 2019-05-23

The best Father's Day 2019 sales and deals already happening There are loads of sales happening for Father's Day at places like L.L.Bean, Home Depot, Ancestry.com, and more.       ...
00:13 2019-06-13

Second generation Apple AirPods had weaker than expected sales in Q1 Apple's AirPods continue to dominate the true wireless "hearables" category with a larger than 50% market share. However, the second generation of the extremely popular accessory did not add to Apple's already huge share of this market. According to the information made public by Counterpoint Resear...
20:26 2019-06-14

Outside of Tesla, future EV sales in U.S. may be thin for most brands: study U.S. demand for electric vehicles, including hybrids, could rise to 1.28 million by 2026, a new study projected on Wednesday, but most brands will struggle to make money on the new models....
20:26 2019-05-29

Abercrombie Shares Slide Near 24% as Same-Store Sales Sputter Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. fell nearly 24% Wednesday morning after the retailer posted same-store sales growth for the latest quarter and guidance for the current quarter that were lower than expected....
17:26 2019-05-29

HTC separates successful VR sales from struggling smartphone side The SteamVR-powered Vive headset is the most exciting thing that struggling handset maker HTC has had going for its brand in years. HTC seems to realize this at some level because it's now separating its virtual reality business into a wholly owned subsidiary. The new HTC Vive Tech Corporation will ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Strong U.S. retail sales improve economy's fortunes U.S. retail sales increased in May and sales for the prior month were revised higher, suggesting a pick-up in consumer spending that eased fears the economy was slowing down sharply in the second quarter....
21:26 2019-06-14

Sales chief Bigland files whistleblower suit against FCA Reid Bigland, head of U.S. sales for Fiat Chrysler and the Ram brand, claims the company has retaliated against him for cooperating with a federal investigation into the company's sales reporting practices, and slashed his pay by approximately 90 percent....
07:26 2019-06-06

Huawei's uncertain future is already affecting sales across Europe The future of Huawei’s smartphone business is looking pretty bleak at the moment, and according to two separate reports, this uncertainty is now starting to severely affect the company’s sales.Speaking to TechRadar earlier this week, UK trade-in site Music Magpie revealed that it saw a huge increase...
17:39 2019-05-22

Factbox: U.S. arms sales to Taiwan in past decade The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters, prompting anger from China....
13:52 2019-06-06

Brexit and diesel fears stall car sales, says new research Exclusive Autocar survey finds sales being delayed by worries over Brexit and diesel As news of yet another monthly fall in new car sales emerged last week, there is strong new evidence that substantial numbers of car buyers are delaying purchases as a direct result of Brexit and confusion over pow...
15:13 2019-05-21

KTM Overtakes Harley-Davidson In 2018 Bike Sales In 2018, KTM sold more motorcycles than Harley-Davidson, and the Austrian brand is now looking at one of the top-three motorcycle manufacturers spots worldwide....
16:13 2019-06-14

States reap tax rewards from legalized marijuana sales Colorado, which started selling retail marijuana in 2014, broke the $1 billion tax revenue barrier in five years. In 11 U.S. states that have legalized recreational pot, tax revenues for 2018 topped $1.1 billion....
15:00 2019-06-14

UK car sales fall again amid ongoing ‘political instability’ LONDON (AP) — The lobby group for Britain’s automotive industry says the country’s new car market slid back further in May as consumer and business confidence continued to be affected by what it terms “underlying economic and political instability.” The Society of Motor Manuf...
13:52 2019-06-05

New car sales 2019: decline continues with 4.6 per cent fall in May News 5 Jun, 2019 The new-car market continued its downward trend in May, with around 9,000 fewer cars registered compared to the same period in 2018...
17:26 2019-06-05

April pending home sales fall unexpectedly Home shoppers signed 1.5% fewer contracts to buy existing homes in April compared with March, according to the National Association of Realtors' Pending Home Sales Index. Sales were 2% lower compared with April 2018....
16:39 2019-05-30

Costco Sales Rise as Tariff Uncertainty Looms Costco Wholesale Corp. booked another quarter of sales gains, boosted by increasing visits to its warehouse clubs as the retail giant tries to navigate the U.S.-China trade fight....
04:13 2019-05-31

Gap Brand, Old Navy Post Weakest Sales in Three Years Comparable sales slipped at Old Navy for the first time in three years and the Gap brand posted its biggest decline since 2016, a weak showing for both chains ahead of a planned breakup....
04:13 2019-05-31

Raw ivory sales: Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia call for end to ban Southern African countries to appeal to watchdog for permission to sell stockpiled ivory worth more than £230mZimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia are making a fresh appeal for a global watchdog to lift restrictive measures on the trade in raw ivory.The watchdog, Cites, prohibits unregulated commercial tr...
15:26 2019-05-21

Abercrombie & Fitch misses quarterly same-store sales estimates Abercrombie & Fitch Co missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly same-store sales on Wednesday, hurt by slowing demand for its surf-themed Hollister apparel....
14:39 2019-05-29

Low Demand Continues To Take A Toll On Auto Retail Sales In May 2019 FADA has reported a decline of 1 per cent in passenger vehicles' (PV) sales in the month of May. Carmakers retailed 251,049 units in May 2019 as compared to 253,463 units which were retailed in the......
18:00 2019-06-15

Finnish IoT company Uros' sales soar 171% last year: report Finland's Uros, a little known Internet of Things services company, saw its sales soar 171% to 1.31 billion euros last year and could become Finland's next tech star after Nokia, Finnish business weekly Talouselama reported on Wednesday....
12:39 2019-05-29

J.C. Penney same-store sales fall more than expected, shares drop J.C. Penney Co Inc reported a steeper-than-expected fall in quarterly comparable-store sales on Tuesday after the retailer exited its appliance and in-store furniture categories, sending shares down 10% in premarket trading....
14:33 2019-05-21

Dollar General beats quarterly same-store sales estimates Dollar General beat analysts' estimates for quarterly same-store sales, as customers spent more on groceries, seasonal products and home goods at the discount retailer's stores....
14:00 2019-05-30

Copa America worried about slow ticket sales for 2 games SAO PAULO (AP) — Copa America organizers say they are worried about ticket sales for the two matches in Belo Horizonte. Organizers say there have been slow sales for the match between Bolivia and Venezuela on June 22 and the match between Ecuador and Japan on June 24. Brazilian media say less than 3...
16:52 2019-06-12

As China Auto Sales Slow, Industry Braces for New Regulations China’s auto sales declined for an 11th straight month in May as a prolonged downturn in the country’s automotive sector showed no sign of easing and the industry braced for losses stemming from new emissions standards....
16:00 2019-06-12

Zendesk's new Duet platform unites sales and support teams The new offering is designed for businesses that want to provide customers with a personalized experience that spans pre- and post-sale interactions....
13:52 2019-06-12

The Original Brooklyn Pizza Donating Portion Of Sales Today LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Original Brooklyn Pizza in Lexington is donating 13.54664% of all sales today to the Wounded Warrior Project. This is to honor the memory of the 1,354,664+ that have lost their lives either in combat, or later because of disease, murder, and suicide. They made the ...
23:52 2019-05-27

Samsung Galaxy S10 series sales are 31% higher in one European market Samsung struggled to sell its usual number of flagship smartphones last year, but this year’s a totally different story for the South Korean company, especially in the Netherlands.An impressive 100,000 units in just three monthsIn a press release published earlier today, Samsung announced that sales...
22:26 2019-06-12

Florida Company Sued Over Sales of Skimpy Health Plans A lawsuit accuses Health Insurance Innovations of defrauding consumers who were misled into buying plans that left them with thousands of dollars in medical bills....
23:52 2019-06-12

Finnish IoT company Uros' sales soar 175% last year -report Finland's Uros, a little known Internet of Things services company, saw its sales soar 175% to 1.33 billion euros last year and could become Finland's next tech star after Nokia, Finnish business weekly Talouselama reported on Wednesday....
07:26 2019-05-29

Huawei's uncertain future is already affecting sales across Europe & Asia UPDATE: This article has been updated with new information about how Huawei's situation is affecting sales and trade-in programs in Asia.###The future of Huawei’s smartphone business is looking pretty bleak at the moment, and according to two separate reports, this uncertainty is now starting to sev...
04:52 2019-05-23

BMW affirms target to hike sales as China drives May deliveries German luxury carmaker BMW affirmed its target to increase sales this year after group sales rose by 3.2% in May year-on-year, driven by strong demand from mainland China....
12:39 2019-06-13

U.S. dollar stores warn of tariff hit after reporting upbeat sales Two of America's largest dollar store chains warned on Thursday that rising tariffs due to escalating trade tensions between Washington and Beijing would hit U.S. shoppers, after reporting strong quarterly sales that sent their shares up about 6%....
22:26 2019-05-30

Home sales fell in April despite a big drop in mortgage rates Sales of existing U.S. homes fell 0.4% in April compared with March to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 5.19 million units, according to the National Association of Realtors. Sales were 4.4% lower compared with April 2018....
16:39 2019-05-21

Samsung aims to double online smartphone sales in India Samsung Electronics aims to double its online smartphone sales in India this year to $1 billion, driven largely by a new budget range of devices, the head of its mobile business for the country said on Wednesday....
16:39 2019-05-29

US home sales fell 0.4% in April amid limited supply WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales slipped 0.4% in April, as would-be homebuyers face affordability challenges and a limited supply of starter houses. The National Association of Realtors says that existing homes sold at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.19 million last month, down from 5.21 mil...
17:52 2019-05-21

Cboe Expands Market Data Sales Team with Key Hires LONDON – 1 May 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the expansion of its Market Data Services team with two key appointments in its London office....
16:00 2019-05-21

Colorado’s recreational pot sales rake in $1 billion in revenue Colorado has surpassed experts projects of taxes on the state’s recreational marijuana sales, earning $1 billion in revenue in roughly five years. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
01:52 2019-06-15

Senate fails to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar The Senate failed to pass two resolutions Thursday intended to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar. The resolutions, introduced by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), are part of a broader effort to curb the president’s authority on U.S. foreign policy. The measure to block arms sales to Bahrain failed in a 4...
22:39 2019-06-13

Bank holiday sales: these TV deals are hard to resist - we bought one When you spend a lot of time each week comparing the best cheap TV deals, you spend a lot of time being seriously tempted by those big discounts we like to share with you. And generally, we're able to resist, otherwise we'd end up with more TVs than rooms in which to watch them at hom...
16:01 2019-05-24

Scandinavian Airlines stops duty free sales to cut emissions COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines says it will stop selling duty-free goods on its flights to reduce the weight of its aircraft and save fuel and ultimately reduce carbon emissions, saying “every step on the way to sustainable travel is important.” Spokesperson Freja Annam...
11:39 2019-06-04

U.S. firearms distributor files bankruptcy as gun sales fall under Trump United Sporting Cos, a large firearms distributor whose roots date to the Great Depression, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday and said it plans to liquidate, hurt by falling sales after President Donald Trump was elected and as Dick's Sporting Goods Inc began moving away from firearms....
18:52 2019-06-10

Smokers, beware: Beverly Hills says it is the first US city to ban tobacco sales The ban will apply to cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes, adding to the California city's already-strict tobacco regulations.        ...
06:13 2019-06-06

Smartphone cannibalization deals major blow to PC and tablet sales Cannibalisation of smartphones dealt a major blow to the PC and tablet markets in the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries in the first three months of the year, with tablets taking a bigger hit.Fouad R. Charakla, senior research manager at International Data Corporation (IDC), told TechRada...
16:52 2019-05-22

Defying Congress, Trump sets big arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, is clearing the sale of billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and other countries, U.S. senators said on Friday, despite strong resistance to the plan from both Republicans and Democrats....
21:26 2019-05-24

Preakness Winner War of Will among Five Keeneland Sales Graduates Entered in Belmont (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) LEXINGTON, KY (June 5, 2019) – Gary Barber’s Preakness (G1) winner War of Will is one of five graduates of Keeneland sales among the 10 horses entered in the 151st running of the $1.5 million Belmont Presented by NYRA Bets (G1) to be run Saturday at Belmont Park. Keeneland...
01:52 2019-06-06

Senators to introduce more legislation opposing Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON — Opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have introduced more legislation aimed at blocking the sale of weapons to the kingdom. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, a Democrat, and Sen. Todd Young of India...
02:52 2019-06-10

Tiffany says fewer Chinese tourists, US trade war led to sales decline Tiffany & Co. says the trade war is taking the shine off its sales. The luxury jeweler said sales declined in the most recent quarter because fewer Chinese tourists are traveling to the US, and because the tariff war with China is making its baubles too expensive there. Worldwide net sales declined ...
00:26 2019-06-05

U.S. lawmakers to push back against Trump on Saudi weapons sales Members of the U.S. Congress, including some of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats, are preparing legislation seeking to block his plan for $8 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan, congressional aides and lawmakers said on Tuesda...
03:00 2019-06-05

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with the White House.The resolutions of disapproval come after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress...
23:26 2019-06-05

Trump Invokes Emergency Authority for Arms Sales to Saudis, U.A.E. The Trump administration invoked a rarely used provision of American arms-control laws to sidestep Congress and authorize billions of dollars in weapons sales to key Mideast allies....
21:00 2019-05-24

Minivan Sales Are Plummeting Compared to SUVs Because We're a Nation of Fools There was an article on USA Today, um, today that noted the declining market share and sales of minivans as SUV sales have climbed. The article suggested a declining birth rate as one reason, but the real main reason seems to be that people are choosing SUVs over minivans. This certainly seems to be...
02:52 2019-06-08

Beyond Meat sees sales more than doubling in 2019, shares jump 21% Beyond Meat Inc, a maker of plant-based burgers and sausages, said it expects to more than double its revenue and report breakeven EBITDA this year, sending the its shares up over 21 percent....
05:01 2019-06-07

The best Xbox One X prices, bundles and sales in Australia (June 2019) At E3 2017, Microsoft officially unveiled what was formerly known as Project Scorpio — the Xbox One X. This is the full 4K HDR upgrade from Microsoft that fans of the original Xbox One consoles have been waiting for, not to mention newcomers to the platform.This is the place where we ans...
08:52 2019-06-05

GameStop cuts costs to deal with plunge in console sales The PS4 and Xbox One are clearly approaching the end of their main lifecycles, and that's doing serious damage to GameStop's bottom line. The video game store's Q1 profits fell to $6.8 million, just a quarter of what they were a year earlier, based......
09:01 2019-06-05

Nissan's credit rating downgraded by Moody's over weak U.S. sales While Nissan's new business strategy focuses on margin over unit sales growth and refreshing old models to improve its brand value, the ratings agency expects the overhaul will take "several years."...
17:13 2019-05-24

Target Sales Boosted by Store Remodels, Digital Shift Target said sales and profit rose at the start of the year, as improvements to its stores, products and digital capabilities attracted more shoppers....
21:52 2019-05-22

The best Nintendo Switch prices, bundles and sales in Australia (May 2019) The latest console from Nintendo hasn't wavered too much in price since launch (check out our Nintendo Switch review to see why) but you can be sure that we've found the best possible price on any consoles bundles or standalone units on this page. We've also rounded up the best prices...
06:00 2019-05-22

Tesla CEO Elon Musk predicts record output, sales in 2Q MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk is assuring the company’s shareholders that the electric car maker is on pace to set manufacturing and sales records during its current quarter after a disappointing start this year. The forecast made Tuesday at Tesla’s annual meeting prov...
01:52 2019-06-12

The best Xbox One S prices, bundles and sales in Australia (June 2019) With the unveiling of the Xbox One X, the Xbox One S has seen some impressive price drops and bundle deals with Microsoft going all out to pump up the pressure on its rivals. It was already often the cheapest console of the current generation, but with some of these savings on bundles and even Xbox ...
10:39 2019-06-12

U.S. home sales, manufacturing stumble; labor market strong Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell from near an 11-1/2-year high in April as prices rebounded and manufacturing activity slowed to its lowest level in nearly a decade in May, pointing to a slowdown in economic activity....
17:39 2019-05-23

The best Beats headphones 2019: prices, sales and cheap deals If you're looking to buy some Beats headphones but aren't sure which ones to get or where to find the best prices, you've come to the right place! We've compared every model still readily available to show you what each pair of Beats headphones does best to help you decide on a p...
12:52 2019-05-25

China's new measures to spur car sales fall short of expectations China announced a series of measures on Thursday to revive slumping car sales, but failed to meet market expectations as it included no plans to relax controls over the issuance of new licenses for traditional-fuel cars in major cities....
15:26 2019-06-06

BAT warns of steeper declines in cigarette sales, shares slip British American Tobacco (BAT), the world's No. 2 tobacco company, warned on Wednesday of steeper declines in cigarette sales globally mainly due to waning demand in its main U.S. market, sending its shares down more than 4%....
12:52 2019-06-12

Toyota, FCA, Nissan, Subaru sales rise behind light trucks FCA, Toyota Motor, Nissan and Subaru posted higher May sales behind another healthy month for light-truck demand. The overall tally for U.S. new light-vehicle sales had been expected to decline for a fifth straight month after other automakers report results later today....
16:52 2019-06-03

Tata Motors Posts 26 Per Cent Drop In Sales In May 2019 The Indian auto sector has been reporting a slump in new car sales over the past months and the month of May 2019 has been no different. Tata Motors announced its sales for the previous month and the......
15:26 2019-06-02

UK's Hammond takes case for digital sales tax to G20 meeting in Japan Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said he would press the Group of 20 leading economies this weekend to introduce a global tax on the revenues of online giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon ....
04:26 2019-06-07

California sees surge in ammo sales ahead of stricter law California ammunition providers are seeing a spike in sales ahead of a new state law that will clamp down on individuals trying to buy ammo. Proposition 63, which Gov. Gavin Newsom made a cornerstone of his campaign and was approved by voters in 2016, is slated to go into effect July 1. “From San Be...
00:39 2019-06-11

UPDATE 3-Major automakers post U.S. higher May new vehicle sales Major automakers on Monday reported better-than-expected U.S. new vehicle sales for May, posting the first monthly increase for 2019 as a strong economy and upbeat consumer sentiment boosted demand....
22:26 2019-06-03

Dyson hair dryer: the best Supersonic prices and sales in May 2019 Dyson, a company mostly known for vacuums, has engineered a high-tech hair dryer called the Dyson Supersonic. The Dyson hairdryer features innovative technology that puts it in a category of its own and is unlike any traditional hair dryer. The Supersonic features a digital motor that creates ultra-...
02:39 2019-05-24

Honda Car Sales Drop By 27 Per Cent In May 2019 For Second Consecutive Month Honda Cars India announced its sales report for May 2019 and the automaker has reported declining sales for the second consecutive month. The Japanese car maker sold 11,442 units last month, a drop of......
15:26 2019-06-02

Mallinckrodt sues U.S. health agencies, sees 10% hit to Acthar gel sales Mallinckrodt Plc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and forecast an about 10% hit to annual net sales of Acthar gel following changes to Medicaid rebate calculations, sending its shares plunging as much as 34% on Tuesday....
00:26 2019-05-22

U.S. Plans More Than $2 Billion in Weapons Sales to Taiwan, Angering Beijing The U.S. is planning a new effort to help the Taiwanese government upgrade its military by allowing Taipei to buy billions of dollars’ worth of weapons systems, possibly including more than 100 tanks—a move that has already drawn criticism from Beijing....
04:26 2019-06-07

US retail sales rose a solid 0.5% in May as consumers spent more on cars, electronics WASHINGTON (AP) — US retail sales rose a solid 0.5% in May as consumers spent more on cars, electronics. The post US retail sales rose a solid 0.5% in May as consumers spent more on cars, electronics appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:39 2019-06-14

Japan business lobby urges sales tax hike to proceed as planned The head of a Japanese business lobby said a planned sales tax hike should proceed in October to sustain the social security system for a rapidly ageing population, despite calls from elsewhere to postpone it given growing economic challenges....
08:00 2019-05-30

GRAPHIC-Amid clashes with Trump, Latam oil sales fall to U.S. at three-decade low The Trump administration's clashes with Mexico could further squeeze U.S. imports of critical heavy crude oil from Latin America, which have fallen to their lowest in nearly three decades following sanctions on Venezuela, U.S. government and Refinitiv Eikon data shows....
21:13 2019-06-07

UPDATE 4-Beyond Meat sees sales more than doubling in 2019, shares jump 21% Beyond Meat Inc, a maker of plant-based burgers and sausages, said it expects to more than double its revenue and report breakeven EBITDA this year, sending the its shares up over 21 percent....
04:26 2019-06-07

Chinese Tech Giant Huawei Hints That U.S. Pressure Is Hurting Sales (SHANGHAI) — Chinese tech giant Huawei said Tuesday it would have become the world’s number one smartphone maker by year’s end if it were not for “unexpected” circumstances — a hint that pressure from the U.S. may be hurting its sales. “If we had not encount...
09:52 2019-06-11

Major smartphone chipmaker says new Huawei OS could impact its sales short term The company that manufacturers many of the chips used in smartphones, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is going to be impacted in the short term by the ban that prevents Huawei from sourcing parts and software in the U.S. The company previously had stated that Huawei's placement on ...
08:52 2019-06-06

Fiat Chrysler sales chief files whistleblower suit over SEC probe Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' U.S. sales chief Reid Bigland sued the Italian-American automaker claiming the company opted to withhold 90% of his 2018 compensation because he has cooperated with a probe by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, court documents filed on Wednesday show....
01:00 2019-06-06

Senate could vote 22 times to disapprove of Trump’s Saudi arms sales President Trump’s administration could be headed to an extended battle over 22 arms sales to Middle Eastern allies, as a bipartisan bloc of senators introduced legislation Wednesday to disapprove of each one....
01:00 2019-06-06

Senate could vote to rebuke Trump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
13:00 2019-06-06

Airbus readies A321XLR jetliner launch, sees A330neo sales Airbus sought on Friday to heighten anticipation surrounding a new longer-range version of its A321neo and hinted at new orders for its larger A330neo plane ahead of a Paris Airshow overshadowed by the grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX....
20:52 2019-06-14

Senate could vote to rebuke Tump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
17:52 2019-06-05

New car sales 2019: market decline continues with 4.6 per cent fall in May registrations News 5 Jun, 2019 May new-car market continues April's downward trend, with around 9,000 fewer cars registered last month compared to May 2018...
12:26 2019-06-05

The best cheap Amazon Echo prices, deals and sales in June 2019 The Alexa voice assistant has become synonymous with voice-controlled smart speakers around the world in just a few short years. If you want to find out why, then take a look at our roundup of the best Amazon Echo prices. If there are any Amazon Echo sales or deal promos from your favorite reta...
01:13 2019-06-02

Hydrogen Station Explosion Halts Fuel Cell Sales in Norway A hydrogen refueling station in Sandvika, Norway exploded Monday, sending two people to the hospital with minor injuries, closing down two highways and causing both Toyota and Hyundai to halt sales of fuel cell vehicles in the country....
20:13 2019-06-12

Boris Johnson allowed arms sales to Saudis after Yemen bombing Former foreign secretary accused of showing ‘total disregard’ for civilians Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson recommended that the UK allow Saudi Arabia to buy British bomb parts expected to be deployed in Yemen, days after an airstrike on a potato factory in the country had killed 14 people...
08:26 2019-06-12

Lululemon Reports Higher Sales, Raises Full-Year Outlook Lululemon Athletica raised its outlook for the current fiscal year after the athletic-apparel company said growth from online purchases and sales of its core leggings and joggers boosted results in the latest period....
02:26 2019-06-13

Save up to 60% on JBL speakers and 15% on grills at The Home Depot — plus 6 more sales and deals happening now Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. We rounded up the eight best sales an...
21:52 2019-06-11

China telecom giant Huawei hints US pressure hurting sales Chinese tech giant Huawei says it would have become the world's number one smartphone marker by year's end if it were not for "unexpected" circumstances....
09:39 2019-06-11

Israeli court upholds Orthodox church land sales to settlers JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled against the Greek Orthodox Church in a long-running legal battle over the sale of three properties in predominantly Palestinian parts of Jerusalem’s Old City to a Jewish settler group. The ruling handed down on Monday was part of a protra...
17:13 2019-06-13

UPDATE 3-Hudson's Bay Co sales slump; optimistic about China trade impact Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co on Thursday posted a wider-than-expected loss as sales at its Lord & Taylor unit fell, but said it was optimistic about its ability to deal with the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods....
19:13 2019-06-13

GameStop revenue misses estimates as Xbox, PlayStation sales fall GameStop Corp on Tuesday reported a 13.3% fall in quarterly revenue that missed analysts' estimates, as the world's largest video game retailer wrestles with slowing sales of video games and consoles at its stores....
23:00 2019-06-04

GameStop halts dividend as console sales slow; shares fall 26% GameStop Corp shares plunged 26% on Tuesday after the video games retailer halted its quarterly dividend and reported a 13.3% fall in first-quarter revenue that missed analysts' estimates on the back of slowing sales of video games and consoles at its stores....
02:01 2019-06-05

Senators hope to force vote on arms sales to Saudi Arabia WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are introducing more legislation aimed at increasing opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, a Democrat, and Sen. Todd Young of Indiana, a Republican, said in a statement Sunday they hope to force a vote on U.S. s...
23:26 2019-06-09

UPDATE 4-Hudson's Bay Co sales slump, optimistic about China trade impact Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co on Thursday posted a wider-than-expected loss as sales at its Lord & Taylor unit fell, but said it was optimistic about its ability to deal with the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods....
21:26 2019-06-13

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban - sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday....
14:39 2019-06-09

UPDATE 1-Beyond Meat sees sales doubling in 2019, shares rise 16% Plant-based burger maker Beyond Meat Inc on Thursday reported quarterly revenue above analysts' estimates in its first results since going public, and said it expects to double its sales this year....
22:52 2019-06-06

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban: sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday....
12:13 2019-06-09

Amazon Prime Day 2019 UK: expect 48 hours of deals and sales this summer We're not going to lie, as soon as we string two days of sun together here in the UK office, we start thinking about those upcoming Amazon Prime Day deals. Ok, that and whether we should chance getting the barbecue out of the shed.The sale grows in scope and ambition every year and there's...
19:00 2019-05-30

Mercedes-Benz India Appoints Santosh Iyer As VP, Sales And Marketing Santosh Iyer has two decades of diverse experience in the Indian automobile domain spreading across sales, marketing, retail, customer service and corporate affairs....
11:00 2019-06-12

Italy's Prada to ditch some wholesalers to support full-price sales Italian luxury goods group Prada said it would shrink its wholesale network in Italy and Europe in a push to have uniform prices for its products across different outlets and reduce markdowns....
14:33 2019-05-21

J.C. Penney sales fall short, net loss doubles; shares sink 10% Same-store sales fell more than expected at J.C. Penney Co Inc in the first quarter and its net loss nearly doubled, after the retailer exited its appliance and in-store furniture businesses, sending shares down 8% in premarket trading on Tuesday....
16:00 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-J.C. Penney same-store sales fall more than expected, shares drop J.C. Penney Co Inc reported a steeper-than-expected fall in quarterly comparable-store sales on Tuesday after the retailer exited its appliance and in-store furniture categories, sending shares down 10% in premarket trading....
14:33 2019-05-21

Lenovo fourth-quarter profit surges more than three-fold on strong PC sales China's Lenovo Group reported a more than three-fold increase in its quarterly profit as strong computer sales helped the world's largest personal computer (PC) maker to beat market expectations....
09:52 2019-05-23

The cheapest Nintendo Switch bundles and deal prices in the May sales 2019 So you're well into 2019 now and still haven't found any cheap Nintendo Switch bundles to suit you? Well, let's see what we can do about that as we scour the net for the hottest Nintendo Switch deal prices.We're listing all of the best Nintendo Switch sales right here and we&apos...
17:13 2019-05-26

Purdue Pharma accused of 'corrupting' WHO to boost global opioid sales ‘Unscrupulous’ manufacturer replicated false marketing claims to change WHO guidelines, report by members of Congress allegesPurdue Pharma, the drug manufacturer that kickstarted the US opioid epidemic, corruptly influenced the World Health Organization in order to boost painkiller sales across the ...
18:13 2019-05-22

J.C. Penney sales fall short, net loss doubles; shares sink Same-store sales fell more than expected at J.C. Penney Co Inc in the first quarter and its net loss nearly doubled after the retailer exited its appliance and in-store furniture businesses, sending shares down more than 9% on Tuesday....
19:39 2019-05-21

Defying Congress, Trump sets massive arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress and cleared the sale of $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
23:13 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-Toll Brothers sees 2019 home sales below estimates U.S. luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc forecast 2019 home sales below analysts' estimates and said it expected its margins to be squeezed by slowing demand and rising incentives....
01:39 2019-05-22

Donald Trump invokes emergency provision to OK Saudi, UAE arms sales President Donald Trump used emergency authority to approve nearly two dozen arms sales to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and other countries, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress on Friday....
22:52 2019-05-24

U.S. March and Quarter One Auto Sales Drop in Weak Start to 2019 Major automakers on Tuesday reported weak U.S. sales for March and the first quarter, citing a rough start to the year, but said a robust economy and strong labor market should encourage consumers to buy more vehicles as 2019 rolls on....
17:39 2019-05-21

Hyundai plucks Nissan's Randy Parker to fill U.S. sales post The appointment of Parker, former vice president of Infiniti North America, comes after former Nissan executive Jose Munoz was named global COO of Hyundai and CEO of Hyundai Motor America last month....
22:26 2019-05-28

FIFA Screws Up Ticket Sales For Women's World Cup, Does Terrible Job At Apologizing Soccer fans who purchased tickets to attend the Women’s World Cup in France this summer were finally able to download their pre-ordered tickets on Monday. Many who had bought groups of tickets were understandably pissed off at discovering that not all of their seats would be together....
23:39 2019-05-21

Trump administration considering new weapons sales to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections If Trump approves the weapons sale to the Saudis – potentially billions of dollars in U.S.-made arms – it would spark a fierce backlash from lawmakers in both parties.        ...
11:52 2019-05-24

US home sales dropped 0.4% in April amid affordability and inventory challenges WASHINGTON (AP) — US home sales dropped 0.4% in April amid affordability and inventory challenges. The post US home sales dropped 0.4% in April amid affordability and inventory challenges appeared first on LEX18.com....
17:52 2019-05-21

Target quarterly results trounce estimates on higher online sales Target Corp's same-store sales and profit for the first quarter beat Wall Street estimates on Wednesday, benefiting from higher online sales and an increase in shoppers at its stores, sending its up nearly 8% in early trading....
13:39 2019-05-22

Home Depot same-store sales disappoint, warns of tariff impact Home Depot Inc on Tuesday blamed wet weather in February and a slump in lumber prices for its slowest growth in quarterly same-store sales in at least three years, while warning of a $1 billion impact from new tariffs on Chinese imports....
19:39 2019-05-21

Home Depot same-store sales misses on wet weather, lumber prices Home Depot Inc reported its slowest growth in quarterly same-store sales in at least three years on Tuesday, missing Wall Street estimates, as the home improvement chain was hurt by wet weather in February and a steep fall in lumber prices....
14:33 2019-05-21

Dow ends higher after US backs off China sales restrictions, snapping 2-day skid The Dow Jones industrial average ended higher Tuesday after the U.S. eased up on China sales constraints. Stocks snapped a two-day losing streak.        ...
04:26 2019-05-22

Beyond Meat shares surge 27% as analysts predict more robust sales growth ahead Shares of Beyond Meat surged 27% Friday after analysts raised their price targets following the company's first quarterly report since going public....
15:39 2019-06-07

Purdue infiltrated WHO, manipulated opioid policies to boost sales, report finds Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company's alleged role in the opioid epidemic. (credit: Getty | Drew Angerer) Infamous OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma used front organizations and sponsore...
23:52 2019-05-23

Autocar confidential: five-digit EV sales still a way off for Jaguar, Seat finds a more premium audience and more Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up this week's gossip from across the automotive industry This week's selection of snippets from the automotive sphere brings news of Seat's continuing rise towards premium status, a bright future for McLaren and Nissan's worries that governments could b...
15:13 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Brazil Supreme Court tilts toward Petrobras asset sales without Congress The first seven votes by Brazil's Supreme Court justices split narrowly in favor of letting state-run firms divest subsidiaries without congressional approval on Thursday afternoon, which would let the nation's state oil company proceed with announced asset sales....
22:52 2019-06-06

UPDATE 3-GameStop halts dividend as console sales slow; shares fall 26% GameStop Corp shares plunged 26% on Tuesday after the video games retailer halted its quarterly dividend and reported a 13.3% fall in first-quarter revenue that missed analysts' estimates on the back of slowing sales of video games and consoles at its stores....
03:00 2019-06-05

UPDATE 2-Defying Congress, Trump sets massive arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress and cleared the sale of $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
23:39 2019-05-24

Bipartisan Senate duo to force vote on US-Saudi security relationship, arms sales A bipartisan Senate duo will kickstart proceedings on Monday to force a vote on the US-Saudi security relationship, including the US' recent $8.1 billion arms sale to the country, their offices announced Sunday....
06:01 2019-06-10

The best bank holiday sales and deals available at Amazon, John Lewis, Argos, Boohoo and more The second set of May's Bank Holiday Sales are now live at all the best retailers and we're here to roundup the hottest deals and tell you who is having the best sales events from now and throughout the long weekend. This way you can have a quick look and then get back to chilling - hopefu...
14:00 2019-05-25

'Sales frenzy': Australian retailers crank up discounts as consumer confidence falls Shoppers reluctant to part with their hard-earned money in the face of flatlining wages and record debt, surveys showAustralian retailers have cranked up discount offers into “overdrive” ahead of the end of financial year sales as falling consumer confidence continues to dog the sector.Two closely f...
14:13 2019-06-12

Stocks rebound after U.S. backs off China sales restrictions, on pace to snap two-day skid Stocks rebounded Tuesday after the government eased off China sales constraints. The market was poised to snap a two-day losing streak        ...
23:00 2019-05-21

Tesla promotes lower priced China-made Model 3 in sales push U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc said on Friday it would price its China-made Model 3 vehicles from 328,000 yuan ($47,529), 13% cheaper than those it currently imports as it pushes sales in the fast growing market....
06:52 2019-05-31

Senators make bipartisan push to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia Senators are making a new bipartisan effort to block the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, a sign that Congress remains unsatisfied with the United States’ relationship with the kingdom amid a civil war in neighboring Yemen and the killing of a Saudi journalist last year.Sens. Chris...
04:26 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-Fiat Chrysler sales chief files whistleblower suit over SEC probe Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' U.S. sales chief Reid Bigland sued the Italian-American automaker claiming the company opted to withhold 90% of his 2018 compensation because he has cooperated with a probe by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, court documents filed on Wednesday show....
03:26 2019-06-06

Dell Technologies fiscal Q1 mixed as storage, server and networking sales fall The company cited slower demand in China and large enterprise opportunities. Earnings in the quarter were better than expected, but sales fell short....
01:39 2019-05-31

Block Trading Sales Veteran Matt Beales Joins Cboe Europe LONDON – 6 December 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Matt Beales has joined the Cboe Europe Sales team to oversee sales efforts for Cboe LIS, the company’s fast-growing block trading platform. Cb...
21:52 2019-05-21

Hudson's Bay revenue falls 3% on fewer stores, lower sales at Lord & Taylor Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co on Thursday reported a 3.3% fall in first-quarter revenue on fewer stores and lower sales in its Lord & Taylor unit....
13:26 2019-06-13

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
00:52 2019-05-25

UPDATE 1-TJX raises full-year profit forecast after same-store sales beat TJX Cos Inc raised its full-year profit forecast and beat quarterly same-store sales estimates on Tuesday, as the off-price retailer's steep discounts attracted more shoppers....
15:52 2019-05-21

Dollar-Store Chains Post Stronger Sales, But Tariffs Cloud Outlook Sales at Dollar General and Dollar Tree rose in the latest quarter, but both discount retailers said the prospect of tariffs being imposed on more products imported from China cast uncertainty on their businesses....
19:00 2019-05-30

Sony Mobile effectively exiting US market amid slowing sales of smartphones Sony's new CEO Kenichiro Yoshida calls the loss-making division "indispensable," though half-hearted efforts in the US and struggles in carrier partnerships made Sony a minority player stateside....
17:26 2019-05-22

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

State Department Defends Saudi Arms Sales Before Hostile House Panel R. Clarke Cooper, a top State Department official, defended the use of an emergency declaration to sell arms to Saudi Arabia against Congress’s will....
05:26 2019-06-13

SuperData: Mortal Kombat 11 and Fortnite help digital game sales hit $8.8 billion in April NetherRealm's latest fighter continues to break new records. While console spending is up overall, PC is down 4% despite the success of free-to-play games.Read More...
22:13 2019-05-22

Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would introduce 22 separate joint resolutions seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to sidestep congressional review and complete more than $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
16:52 2019-06-05

Super League chief ‘not losing sleep’ over Anfield Magic Weekend sales • Robert Elstone says enthusiasm buoyant among 12 teams• Annual extravaganza switches from Newcastle to LiverpoolWhat next for Super League’s Magic Weekend? The event relocates to a sixth different home in its 13-year history this weekend, but as Anfield prepares to become the latest major venue to ...
13:13 2019-05-24

Democrats to Scrutinize Ex-Lobbyist’s Role in Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations Legislators are scrutinizing State Department officials under Mike Pompeo, including Charles Faulkner, a former lobbyist who represented Raytheon Company....
03:01 2019-06-12

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20:39 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Amazon shareholders reject proposal to ban facial recognition sales to governments Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
20:13 2019-05-22

Amazon investors reject call to limit facial recognition system sales Amazon shareholders have voted against a proposal to limit the company from selling its facial recognition technology to law enforcement and government agencies. The proposal, which highlighted concerns over the Rekognition system related to "civil a......
23:52 2019-05-22

Japan PM Abe says 'basically' not thinking of snap election if sales tax hike delayed: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that he was "basically" not considering seeking voter consent with a snap election if the government were to delay a planned sales tax hike, Kyodo News agency reported on Friday....
08:39 2019-05-24

UPDATE 2-Home Depot same-store sales misses on wet weather, lumber prices Home Depot Inc reported its slowest growth in quarterly same-store sales in at least three years on Tuesday, missing Wall Street estimates, as the home improvement chain was hurt by wet weather in February and a steep fall in lumber prices....
14:33 2019-05-21

UPDATE 3-J.C. Penney sales fall short, net loss doubles; shares sink 10% Same-store sales fell more than expected at J.C. Penney Co Inc in the first quarter and its net loss nearly doubled, after the retailer exited its appliance and in-store furniture businesses, sending shares down 8% in premarket trading on Tuesday....
15:52 2019-05-21

Beverly Hills votes to outlaw tobacco sales in ordinance believed to be first of its kind in US The Beverly Hills City Council late Tuesday voted to outlaw sales of most tobacco products in a sweeping ordinance that is believed to be the first of its kind in the nation....
12:39 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Dollarama raises full-year same-store sales forecast after beating estimates Canada's Dollarama Inc beat quarterly same-store sales estimates and raised its full-year comparable sales forecast on Thursday as the discount store operator attracted more shoppers....
15:00 2019-06-13

Apple's brand image in China is wrecked, expected to lead to big iPhone sales decline As if Apple's troubles in the world's largest smartphone market weren't already bad enough, iPhones have been reportedly facing somewhat of an "informal boycott" from consumers in China for several months now as a consequence of a heated trade war with the US that's showing no signs of a de-escalati...
15:52 2019-05-29

Customizable Pixel phone cases are no longer a thing, as Google quietly halts sales Google had plenty of neat stuff to announce at its I/O developer conference a couple of weeks ago, from a long list of new Android features to a Nest-branded smart speaker with a large screen in tow and the company's first mid-range phones in quite some time. But the search giant also discreetly kil...
17:26 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Abercrombie & Fitch misses quarterly same-store sales estimates, shares fall Abercrombie & Fitch Co missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly same-store sales due to slowing demand for its surf-themed Hollister apparel and forecast second-quarter sales below estimates on Wednesday, sending its shares down over 17%....
14:39 2019-05-29

Poor Passenger Vehicle Sales Bring Maruti Suzuki's Total Numbers Down By 22% In May 2019 Maruti Suzuki India has reported yet another de-growth in monthly sales for May 2019, with the company selling just 134,641 units last month, compared to the 172,512 vehicles sold in May 2018,......
18:52 2019-06-01

UPDATE 3-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
03:39 2019-05-25

Poptel's industry-tailored line of rugged Androids stars in an Amazon sales event Advertorial by Poptel: the opinions expressed in this story may not reflect the positions of PhoneArena! disclaimer The maker of rugged Android handsets and other intriguing telephony paraphernalia Poptel is entering into a mid-year Amazon sales event that will see the price for some of its most p...
14:26 2019-06-01

UPDATE 4-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
09:13 2019-05-25

Canada Goose shares are cratering more than 25% on the luxury coat maker's weak sales outlook Canada Goose shares are falling after the high-end coat maker missed quarterly sales estimates and said it expects slower sales growth in the coming years....
18:26 2019-05-29

Retailers fight back: Bricks-and-mortar brands are figuring out online sales, boosting their stocks A number of retailers, like Lululemon and Best Buy, and restaurants over the past few weeks have reported explosive growth of e-commerce sales, helped by their stores....
20:52 2019-06-13

Trump ally Lindsey Graham ready to revoke president’s emergency power on arms sales The Republican said the administration’s end run around Congress merits stripping authority from the White House, while Democrats accused the State Department of creating a “phony” crisis....
01:13 2019-06-13

Abercrombie & Fitch shares tank 17% on weak same-store sales, retailer closing 3 flagship stores Abercrombie's same-store sales growth of 1% during the first quarter came in short of what analysts were expecting, sending the retailer's stock tumbling....
15:39 2019-05-29

UPDATE 4-Petrobras, Brazil government dodge bullet as Supreme Court approves asset sales Brazil's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that state-run firms do not need congressional approval to sell their subsidiaries, a major victory for the government of President Jair Bolsonaro and state-run oil firm Petrobras....
04:26 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-Hudson's Bay posts wider-than-expected loss on fewer stores, lower sales at Lord & Taylor Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co on Thursday posted a wider-than-expected loss and a 3.3% fall in first-quarter revenue as it closed some stores and sales at its Lord & Taylor unit fell....
15:00 2019-06-13

The cheapest Oculus Rift prices and Oculus Go sales in June 2019 So you're here for the best and cheapest Oculus Rift prices, but did you know there's a new Oculus in town in the form of the more affordable Oculus Go? On this page you'll find the latest Oculus Go prices along with the original and more powerful headset's cheapest offers.T...
19:39 2019-06-02

'Not the time to do business as usual' with Saudis: Senators to rebuke Trump over arms sales Sen. Graham is normally an ardent defender of Trump. But the GOP senator is furious with the administration over plans to sell arms to the Saudis.        ...
19:52 2019-06-05

China tariffs could force 'widespread store closures' and put $40 billion in sales at risk 2019 has already been a tough year for retailers but the tariffs with China could put $40 billion of sales and 12,000 stores at risk, a report says.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Iran not backing down, says top US commander THE THREAT REMAINS: The top commander of U.S. forces in the Persian Gulf region says the threat from Iran that prompted the deployment of reinforcements to the area has not diminished....
13:52 2019-06-07

Japan's Abe Looks to Mediate Between U.S., Iran Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will seek to open a channel of communication between Iran and the U.S. as part of a diplomatic effort to prevent a military standoff between Tehran and Washington from tipping into conflict....
14:39 2019-06-12

US officials believe threat from Iran not over The US doesn’t believe the threat from Iran is over after two oil tankers came under suspected attack on Thursday, officials said. Senior officials said the US has photographed an unexploded mine on the side of one of the tankers near the Strait of Hormuz and believes Iran is responsible. The ...
01:26 2019-06-14

US-Iran tensions escalating, here's what you need to know Oil prices are on the rise after OPEC indicated it's likely to continue production cuts. CNBC's Hadley Gamble sits down with Kelly Evans to discuss on 'The Exchange'....
16:00 2019-05-21

Iran Says It "Does Not Presently Believe In" Mediation With US Iran's foreign ministry on Tuesday insisted it did not currently see the need for mediation with the United States, as it played down the chances of a military clash with Washington....
20:00 2019-05-28

Germany to mediate in Iran Envoy Jens Plötner had been involved in drawing up the 2015 JCPOA treaty and went to Tehran with the aim of seeing it preserved. He was told that Iran's patience was over....
00:13 2019-05-24

GOP: Trump doesn’t want war with Iran Senate Republicans say that for all his bellicose rhetoric, President Donald Trump doesn't want a war — and neither do they. Some Republican hawks are pushing for an aggressive approach with Iran, arguing that military conflict may be unavoidable. Yet their vocal warnings are obscuring the fact tha...
16:00 2019-05-21

Iraqi PM says he wants to end tensions between Iran and US State-run Iraqi media is quoting Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi as saying that Baghdad will send delegations to the U.S. and Iran to help end tensions between the two countries...
16:00 2019-05-21

No Talks With US 'Under Any Circumstances': Iran Iran will not hold talks with the United States "under any circumstances" while the rights of the Islamic republic are not respected, said an official quoted Thursday by state media....
02:00 2019-05-24

Iran says it will not surrender even if it is bombed Iran will not surrender to U.S. pressure and will not abandon its goals even if it is bombed, President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday, stepping up the war of words between the Islamic Republic and the United States....
02:00 2019-05-24

Trump Has No Idea What Iran Is or Isn't Doing Today, on his way to a Pennsylvania rally, President Trump told reporters that there’s “no indication” that Iran is threatening the U.S., according to the Washington Post. This directly contradicts the messaging about Iran by others in his administration in recent weeks, including White House nation...
16:13 2019-05-21

The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:15 a.m....
12:52 2019-05-26

Iran says now isn’t ‘suitable’ time for talks with US Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected holding talks with the US to end the standoff between the two countries even though President Trump said he’d be willing to negotiate if they called. “Today’s situation is not suitable for talks and our choice is resistance only,” Iranian state-run med...
21:39 2019-05-21

Lebanon's Hezbollah says U.S.-Iran war in region unlikely Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Friday that a regional war between Washington and Tehran had become unlikely as the United States knows it would pay a heavy price....
03:00 2019-06-01