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China wants to ban bitcoin mining, traders say move not a surprise

China wants to ban bitcoin mining, traders say move not a surprise

China , one of the world's most prominent blockchain and cryptocurrency forces, wants to put an end to "wasteful" Bitcoin BTC mining. In total, the NDRC's draft for a revised list contains mor...

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This photo could land you the death penalty

This photo could land you the death penalty

Mai Khao beach on Thailand's island of Phuket is the name of the place. "I don't think the airport can block the entrance to the beach because it is not part of the runway". "The maximum penalty i...

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Locally manufactured Range Rover Velar launched

Locally manufactured Range Rover Velar launched

Jaguar's United Kingdom sales alone went up by over 20% during the past year, with the Jaguar E-PACE selling more than 11,000 units in its first full year on the market. The move by Britain's biggest ...

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PM meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel: 9 April 2019

PM meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel: 9 April 2019

At the meeting the chief negotiator attended, EU ministers discussed the bloc's conditions for any long delay, which include Britain holding European Parliament elections in May and committing to "sin...

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The Best and Worst Day to Get Gas For Your Car

The Best and Worst Day to Get Gas For Your Car

But Mono County has already hit an average of $4.48, and Humboldt, Trinity and San Luis Obispo counties are all hovering close to the $4 mark with averages around $3.90, according to AAA. "As the week...

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Today is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s across the globe

Today is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s across the globe

San Antonio ice cream lovers can definitely enjoy the day and order classic flavors such as Cherry Garcia or new varieties like Wake and No Bake Cookie Dough Core. "This is one of our favourite days o...

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Q2 outlook - GBPUSD: Risk of a no-deal Brexit dangerously underpriced

Q2 outlook - GBPUSD: Risk of a no-deal Brexit dangerously underpriced

The alternative to a "no-deal" departure is to delay Brexit for at least several months, and possibly more than a year, to sort out the mess. "That is not, sir, a considered debate", Francois said...

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International Monetary Fund cuts SA's 2019 economic growth forecast

International Monetary Fund cuts SA's 2019 economic growth forecast

Global growth peaked at about 4 per cent in 2017. The IMF said it expected the kingdom's growth, which reached 2.2 percent a year ago, to stabilise at a modest rate in the medium term due to the s...

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Sterling briefly rallies on hopes for Irish backstop breakthrough

Sterling briefly rallies on hopes for Irish backstop breakthrough

Looking at the technical picture, the recent repeated failures to find acceptance below the key 1.30 psychological mark and subsequent rebounds from the very important 200-day SMA now seems to suggest...

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Bank of America to raise its minimum wage to $20 an hour

Bank of America to raise its minimum wage to $20 an hour

The bank said it began raising its minimum wage two years ago, first to $15 an hour. Bank of America raised its hourly minimum wage to $15 in 2017. "If you get a job at Bank of America, you'll mak...

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James Packers’ Crown casino in takeover talks with Las Vegas’ Wynn Resorts

James Packers’ Crown casino in takeover talks with Las Vegas’ Wynn Resorts

The Crown board has not yet considered the Wynn proposal, which is 50-50 in cash and Wynn shares. Crown, which is 46 per cent owned by Mr Packer, owns both the riverside Crown Perth gaming and hotel...

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Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn says he is victim of 'backstabbing' plot

Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn says he is victim of 'backstabbing' plot

Ghosn was ousted as Nissan chairman in November 2018 when accusations were made that he had been underreporting his executive compensation. He also resigned as CEO of Renault. Ghosn did not name speci...

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Mike Ashley weighs in with desperate rescue offer for Debenhams

Mike Ashley weighs in with desperate rescue offer for Debenhams

Under the latest proposal, which would effectively delay the 240-year-old department store's likely administration, Debenhams' lenders would have to agree to write off £82 million of its £720 millio...

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London launches ultra low emission zone

London launches ultra low emission zone

All but the cleanest cars and vans are being charged £12.50 a day to drive into the area. According to the London Assembly, up to 60,000 vehicles that enter the Congestion Charge zone every day coul...

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Burger King slammed on social media over ad featuring chopsticks: 'It's racist'

Burger King slammed on social media over ad featuring chopsticks: 'It's racist'

The video was apparently created by the local franchise to promote its new Vietnamese Sweet Chilli Tendercrisp burger. "Chopsticks are hilarious right", sarcastically tweeted Mo Carey, a New Zealand...

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Couple missing nearly 2 weeks after disappearing during Dominican Republic vacation

Couple missing nearly 2 weeks after disappearing during Dominican Republic vacation

Orlando Moore, 43, and Portia Ravenelle, 32, have not been heard from since March 26 when they checked out of their hotel. Their phones are off. Their phones are off and their auto is still parked at ...

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Trump Recommends Herman Cain for Federal Reserve Board Seat

Trump Recommends Herman Cain for Federal Reserve Board Seat

The nominations of Moore and Cain are widely seen as a strike by Trump to get the Fed (and its Trump-appointed Chairman Jay Powell) to lower interest rates. JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said on Th...

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Any deal to break deadlock must be Boris-proof, insists Labour

Britain's House of Lords had earlier approved the legislation. The cross-party move brought forward by Yvette Cooper and others calls on Mrs May to lay a Commons motion on the extension of Article 5...

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Pinterest sets IPO price range at a discount

Pinterest sets IPO price range at a discount

The $9bn valuation for the whole company is $3bn less than the $12bn Pinterest was valued at in 2017 when it last raised money. The initial public offering , expected next week, is slated to raise ...

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'We back Ireland,' says European Union chief Michel Barnier on Dublin visit

Barnier also suggested a "more ambitious" approach for the future relationship with the United Kingdom, saying the EU would be open to a customs union. She is due to meet German Chancellor Angela Merk...

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Despite Brexit delay, United Kingdom issues new passports without 'EU' label

Despite Brexit delay, United Kingdom issues new passports without 'EU' label

Despite the uncertainty, Home Secretary Sajid Javid said it was only "sensible and efficient management" to begin transitioning to passports without European Union headers. A change in the design of t...

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Debenhams on brink of administration

Debenhams on brink of administration

The plan, which would see the retailer placed into a pre-pack administration, would save the business and thousands of jobs but it is expected to all but wipe out shareholders, including Mike Ashley'...

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Major UK financial firms make little progress on gender pay gap

Major UK financial firms make little progress on gender pay gap

Since April 2017, companies with more than 250 staff have been required to submit data to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) on how much male and female employees are paid. Gender pay...

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‘Both sides’ must compromise in cross-party Brexit talks: May

‘Both sides’ must compromise in cross-party Brexit talks: May

Various reports on Monday morning suggested Theresa May was about to offer Jeremy Corbyn a permanent customs union with the EU as part of a deal to get her Withdrawal Agreement approved. Former UK...

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'Fiat to pool with Tesla to avoid European Union fines'

'Fiat to pool with Tesla to avoid European Union fines'

It will effectively sell the credits from its zero emissions vehicles to other auto makers who have been slow to respond to the new standards. FCA, whose brands include Alfa Romeo , Fiat, Jeep an...

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Jeep unveils six Gladiator-based concepts for 2019 Moab safari

Jeep unveils six Gladiator-based concepts for 2019 Moab safari

Jeep J6: does it preview a Gladiator single cab? It features many prototype parts, including a front stinger bar and beadlock wheels . Jeep designers would love to make a production version of...

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Wife of Carlos Ghosn: She felt in danger in Japan

Wife of Carlos Ghosn: She felt in danger in Japan

Proceedings were at times interrupted by some hecklers on the floor of the meeting, which was attended by a near record-high 4,100 shareholders. The role of the French ambassador could lead to fresh...

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Oil prices up above 1 percent on strong U.S

Oil prices up above 1 percent on strong U.S

Brent futures were down 3 cents at $69.28 a barrel by 0603 GMT. The rise came after six consecutive weeks of declines and was one of the strongest weekly gains this year. USA energy companies this we...

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Herman Cain says he faces 'cumbersome' vetting for Fed board seat

He went on to say that "there is a case to be made possibly for a rate decrease". "I have recommended him highly for the Fed", Trump said. Top White House officials on Sunday defended President Dona...

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US FDA sets up cannabis working group to clarify regulation

US FDA sets up cannabis working group to clarify regulation

But for retailers, selling beauty and skin-care products that are CBD-infused could bring a very less risk for them. In a statement on the FDA website, outgoing FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said...

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