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'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” ahe...

'Sales frenzy': Australian retailers crank up discounts as consumer confidence falls

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Consumer Confidence Rises American optimism about the economy continued to recover in May, following a dip earlier this year during the government shutdown, according to a monthly barometer of consumers’ mood....
2019-05-28 19:15

Economy Week Ahead: Consumer Confidence, GDP In the week ahead, the U.S. will see fresh figures on consumer confidence, personal spending and inflation. The Commerce Department will also release an updated estimate of first-quarter growth....
2019-05-27 23:15

Strong labor market boosts U.S. consumer confidence Consumer confidence jumped in May as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite signs that activity was slowing after being temporarily boosted by exports and a build-up of inventories....
2019-05-28 21:45

Consumer confidence in 737 Max jets 'going to take a while to come back,' says Delta CEO Ed Bastian As airlines extend cancellations of the Boeing 737 Max, Delta's CEO says it'll likely take longer than expected for the jets to return to service....
2019-06-12 16:45

Marriott CEO on consumer confidence, the trade war impact on tourism and more The NYU Hospitality Conference is in full swing with industry leaders discussing the impact of tariffs on tourism and lodging among other topics. Arne Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the state of t...
2019-06-04 01:30

Is 15-Year High in Consumer Confidence Bullish for Stocks? The mainstream media always finds a "reason" for a trading day's stock market action. For example, as stocks were rising intraday on May 17, journalists cited the historically high May consumer confidence numbers. But, is consumer sentiment a "cause"...
2019-05-21 23:15

Retailers fight back: Bricks-and-mortar brands are figuring out online sales, boosting their stocks A number of retailers, such as Lululemon and Best Buy, and restaurants over the past few weeks have reported explosive growth of e-commerce sales, helped by their stores....
2019-06-13 22:45

5 Slugs That, In Retrospect, We Sort Of Whipped Ourselves Into A Frenzy Over When we first had the idea for this list, we were going wild for all the slugs we found—but now that we’ve had some distance from it, we can see that they’re okay at best. Here are five slugs that, in retrospect, we sort of whipped ourselves into a f...
2019-05-29 20:30

Solar eclipse frenzy fuels astronomical tourism in Chile The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region's clear skies....
2019-06-08 02:30

Telstra is discounting its entire range of mobile plans for Click Frenzy Optus rolled out some pretty terrific deals for Click Frenzy over the last couple of days, but with those offers now expired, and it's apparently Telstra's turn to offer up some bargains.With an impressive discount on one of its SIM-only co...
2019-05-22 07:45

Playdate is a cute lil’ console with a… crank (?) – and I fucking want one I love it when a bit of gear surprises me. And today? That surprise is the weirdly brilliant games console the Playdate. This little handheld device (it measures 74mm × 76mm × 9mm) looks like a cross between the Pikachu GameBoy Color and GameBoy Adva...
2019-05-24 00:00

NYC island-hopping will crank up the heat on your summer fun When you’re a New Yorker, there’s no need to fly to the Caribbean to to go island hopping. Along with the city’s two big islands — Manhattan and Staten — there are plenty of smaller ones, each with its own personality, activities and ways to get ther...
2019-06-01 02:15

Warriors must crank up defense against relentless Raptors, Kerr says The Golden State Warriors may be one of the NBA's highest scoring teams but their defense must be at a premium if they are to even the NBA Finals with the Toronto Raptors, coach Steve Kerr says....
2019-06-02 06:45

'Firewatch' publisher's Playdate gaming handheld has a crank Now here's an entrant in the game console wars that you didn't see coming. Veteran software developer Panic (best known for writing Transmit and publishing Firewatch) has unveiled a handheld game system, Playdate, that aims to break the ru...
2019-05-23 04:15

The People Who Published Firewatch Are Now Making A Game Console With, Uh, A Crank Playdate is a new portable gaming system from app developer Panic, coming in early 2020. It has a glossy black and white screen with no backlight. Along with a directional pad and A and B buttons, it sports a rotatable crank that pops out of the righ...
2019-05-23 03:00

China's robot censors crank up as Tiananmen anniversary nears It's the most sensitive day of the year for China's internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square, and with under two weeks to go, China's robot censors are working overtime....
2019-05-26 11:45

Tom Jones, Pamela Anderson crank up the glamor at Cannes fundraiser for AIDS From Pamela Anderson to Dua Lipa, the great and good of the movie and music world mingled at the Cannes Film Festival's most glamorous fixture on Thursday night, a fundraiser for AIDS research where stars including Mariah Carey were set to perform....
2019-05-24 01:15

Playdate is an incredibly weird handheld console with a built-in crank, and I totally want it I’m hardly someone you could call a gamer in the traditional sense because most of my gaming takes place on a mobile device I call iPhone. That’s probably one of the reasons why this super weird new handheld gaming console seems so appeal...
2019-05-23 17:45

Crank Gaming Handheld's Creators Trying To Make Amends For Poorly Worded Email On May 22, app developer and game publisher Panic announced a new gaming handheld called Playdate that quickly became a mini-sensation online. Playdate is also the name used by a small, yearly indie showcase for experimental games, the 2019 edition o...
2019-05-30 04:00

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......
2019-06-03 16:45

You can get 10% off selected retailers at eBay for Father's Day Father's Day is coming up fast – Sunday, June 16 to be exact – and if you're still looking for the perfect gift, it might be worth looking to eBay for inspiration. In the spirit of celebrating dads everywhere, eBay is giv...
2019-06-07 18:15

US new-home sales slumped 6.9% in April; sales of homes deemed affordable for middle class source of decline WASHINGTON (AP) — US new-home sales slumped 6.9% in April; sales of homes deemed affordable for middle class source of decline. The post US new-home sales slumped 6.9% in April; sales of homes deemed affordable for middle class source of decline appe...
2019-05-23 17:15

Mexican tariffs would be bad news for denim retailers Mexico is the biggest supplier of men's and boy's jeans to the U.S., representing about 35% of imports, according to the American Apparel & Footwear Association....
2019-05-31 21:45

Target's Aim Was True in Shaky Quarter for Retailers The week started out dismally for retailers, yet Target’s recent history suggests a tendency to separate from the crowd. With its early 2019 performance it has done just that, putting itself closer in league with Walmart....
2019-05-22 17:30

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana use has been legal in California since January 2018 but is still illegal under federal law. That mean...
2019-05-22 07:15

Busy IPO Market Offers Lifeline to Troubled Retailers A thriving market for IPOs is helping ease tensions between a pair of struggling retailers and their lenders, as Neiman Marcus and PetSmart explore selling their e-commerce platforms....
2019-06-12 12:15

Out-of-trust cases raise concerns of 'bloodbath' for retailers U.S. auto sales are at historically robust levels. Yet concern is rising over the number of dealers accused by their lenders of selling vehicles without repaying floorplan loans in a timely manner, a practice known as selling out of trust....
2019-06-10 07:45

The Latest: Video spurs 3 retailers to pull Fairlife items FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on an animal rights group’s video of showing workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm. (all times local): 4:20 p.m. At least three retailers are pulling Fairlife products from their sh...
2019-06-05 22:30

Chasing Amazon: The store of the future is already here as retailers up their tech game From holograms that greet shoppers at the door, to a robot that alerts when inventory is low, technology has become retailers primary battleground        ...
2019-05-21 21:15

Apparel retailers Canada Goose, Abercrombie & Fitch and others are getting whacked A handful of poor earnings reports and the threat of 25% tariffs on clothing imported from China is causing some retailers' stocks to take a beating....
2019-05-29 21:01

U.S. retailers' halting outlook reveals scale of tariff fear The first half of 2019 was expected to be a boon for U.S. retailers, buoyed by solid consumer sentiment at home and expansion in China - the market many of them have targeted for the future....
2019-06-13 16:45

UK PM candidate Hancock vows tax cut for small retailers funded by new Amazon tax -The Telegraph British health minister Matt Hancock, who is a candidate for prime minister, has vowed to "level the playing field" by scrapping the business rates for small retailers while hitting tech giants with the new Amazon tax, The Telegraph reported https://...
2019-06-07 02:45

‘Catastrophic,’ ‘Cataclysmic’: Trump’s Tariff Threat Has Retailers Sounding Alarm Struggling to compete against online rivals, retailers could be forced to close more stores if tariffs hit Chinese footwear, toys and apparel, analysts say....
2019-06-16 11:30

Nike, Converse, Adidas among 170 shoe retailers warning Trump against trade war with China The shoe sellers signed off on a letter to the White House warning of the “catastrophic” effects Trump’s proposed 25 percent tariffs would have on consumers, companies and the American economy....
2019-05-21 20:15

Retailers RH, Oxford Industries plan to hike prices to soften the impact of China tariffs Retailers RH and Oxford Industries revealed major steps, including shifting production out of China and raising prices, to cushion the impact of the tariff hike on Chinese goods....
2019-06-13 15:30

May deals: Where to get free food and other discounts this month May is a popular month for free food and savings. IHOP has $1 pancakes Tuesday and check out other deals including how to get free tickets to Aladdin.        ...
2019-05-21 21:15

Gold Discounts At Five-Month High In India Dealers in India, which is also the world's second biggest bullion consumer, were offering a discount of $7 an ounce over official domestic prices, the highest since mid-January....
2019-06-14 18:15

Dozens of shoe retailers, including Nike and Adidas, sign letter to Trump urging a halt to tariffs More than 170 shoe retailers have penned a letter to the White House asking President Donald Trump to consider a halt to tariff increases on footwear imported from China....
2019-05-21 22:45

Best Buy outdoes itself and Microsoft by offering the highest Surface Pro 6 discounts ever For the umpteenth time in the last few months, the popular Surface Pro 6 tablet is on sale from Microsoft at a cool $200 discount in multiple configurations. But at the exact same time, Best Buy is offering bigger savings on select models for dads an...
2019-06-07 11:30

Amazon is offering up to 45 percent discounts on new Fossil smartwatches Fossil is not ranked among the world's top five smartwatch vendors, but something tells us it would be if the fashion brand consistently charged less money for its arguably stylish and objectively feature-packed Wear OS devices. It's not that the Fos...
2019-06-03 11:30

Reel in Big Discounts on Fishing Gear with This Amazon One-Day Sale Today, Amazon is discounting a number of reels and rods for your upcoming fishing trip. Choose from dozens of models from companies like Penn, Abu Garcia, Ugly Stik, and more. There’s a ton of rods and reels options available, plus waders and a fishi...
2019-05-29 17:15

Deal: Samsung Galaxy S10 series gets massive discounts at B&H Samsung's latest flagship series is getting discounts more often than not, a sign that the South Korean company really wants to boost sales of the Galaxy S10 lineup. It's also a sign that flagships, in general, are a bit overpriced and that manufactu...
2019-06-03 11:30

Honor Days Sale Brings Discounts on These Smartphones Honor Days sale is back on Amazon India this week. The sale will run till May 31 and will offer discounts and bundled payment and exchange offers on a bunch of Honor smartphones....
2019-05-29 20:45

Google Fi brings back $200 Pixel 3 and 3 XL discounts with activation If your preferred Android flavor is vanilla, you have more options than ever in terms of new smartphones. While the freshly released Pixel 3a and 3a XL are noticeably inferior to the slightly older Pixel 3 and 3 XL as far as processing power and buil...
2019-05-22 18:45

Uber, Indian Oil To Offer Fuel Discounts To Drivers Ride-hailing giant Uber on Thursday announced it is partnering with state-run Indian Oil Corp Ltd (IOCL) to offer discounts to drivers on petrol, diesel and CNG at IOCL petrol pumps across India....
2019-05-31 15:30

A huge PlayStation sale just kicked off, and there are discounts on the PS4 and some of the console's best games. Here are the 14 best deals. (SNE) Sony Sony just launched a major sale on the PlayStation 4 console, its virtual-reality headset, and a handful of killer games. The sale is part of the Days of Play event, which offers major discounts each year. Great games such as "God of War" and "...
2019-06-07 23:15

Brazil's Caixa to offer discounts on delinquent loans to raise up to 4 bln reais Brazilian state-owned lender Caixa Econômica Federal will offer indebted retail clients discounts on their delinquent loans, in an attempt to raise up to 4 billion reais ($990.52 million) for the bank's coffers, CEO Pedro Guimaraes told journalists o...
2019-05-22 01:30

T-Mobile says it will match the special discounts making you reluctant to leave its rivals People willing to switch to a T-Mobile plan called Magenta can have T-Mobile match or beat corporate, senior, military or other rival discounts        ...
2019-05-23 17:15

Facebook Portal smart displays with Alexa score $70 discounts ahead of Father's Day Facebook's first smart displays (and first-ever in-house hardware products) are designed to be used by the entire family, including both mothers and fathers, so it's certainly not surprising to see big discounts offered ahead of June 16 after a first...
2019-05-31 22:45

Half a dozen popular Anker accessories are on sale at up to 25 percent discounts today only Anker is a name that comes up a lot in conversations about reasonably priced, exceptionally well-specced mobile accessories, some of which are occasionally available at substantial discounts as part of limited-time Amazon promotions.One such comprehe...
2019-06-04 14:30

Verizon Father's Day sale includes free phones, discounts on flagships, smartwatches Verizon has a handful of interesting Father's Day deals that cover all price tiers. Either you're an Apple or an Android fans, there's something good waiting for you on Verizon's website, if you plan to upgrade to a new phone or gift a new device to ...
2019-06-11 09:30

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Drops in May U.S. household sentiment fell at the end of May from the previous reading earlier this month as consumers absorbed the impact of renewed trade tensions....
2019-05-31 17:30

Amazon has select Fire tablets, Kindles, and Echos on sale at massive discounts (refurbished) Amazon holds frequent sales on in-house Fire tablets, Kindle e-readers, and Echo smart speakers, both directly and through daughter company Woot, but you rarely get to see such a rich and diverse collection of steeply discounted gadgets as the one av...
2019-06-05 20:30

Epic discounts entire Game Store library in storewide “Mega Sale“ [Updated] Enlarge (credit: Epic) [Update, May 16: The first ever "Epic Mega Sale" is now live, with discounts of up to 75% on every game in the Epic Games Store catalog through June 13. On top of those sale prices, purchasers receive an additional $10 off ev...
2019-05-21 17:30

Boeing says will take time to win back confidence The head of Boeing said on Sunday the U.S. planemaker had made a mistake in implementing a faulty cockpit warning system on the 737 MAX and predicted it would take time to rebuild the confidence of customers in the wake of two fatal crashes....
2019-06-16 19:15

U.S. Consumer Prices Edged Higher in May U.S. consumer prices inched up in May, held down by a decline in energy prices. Gasoline prices post a decline, after three months of strong increases....
2019-06-13 00:15

Samsung’s First 8K Consumer TV Is Impressive—But Not Because of Its Resolution I bought my first 4K TV last year, and many of my family and friends still haven’t made the jump. But despite 4K’s infancy, Samsung has already released the first consumer-ready 8K display, known as the Q900. Samsung lent us a 75” model to review, a...
2019-05-24 01:45

RBI Revises Consumer Inflation Forecast In its first bi-monthly policy for FY20 in April, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had forecast the retail inflation to be hovering in the range of 2.9-3 per cent for six months till September....
2019-06-06 22:15

'Confidence is the 15th and most important club in the bag' On the face of it, it's the classic story of the sporting prodigy who burns twice as bright and half as long. Lydia Ko was the young golfer that achieved more as a teenager than anyone in the history of the sport. She was already winning professional...
2019-05-21 18:30

Austrian Chancellor loses confidence vote Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his government have lost a no-confidence vote following a corruption scandal prompted by a secretly-filmed video....
2019-05-28 01:30

EV Deadline May Create Consumer Discontent: TVS Chairman TVS Motor Company Chairman Venu Srinivasan has now voiced concerns over the government's proposed deadline to replace all internal combustion engine two-wheelers and three-wheelers with electric......
2019-06-11 01:15

Barca president gives Valverde vote of confidence "Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has reiterated his support for manager Ernesto Valverde despite their shock Champions League exit to Liverpool."...
2019-05-23 19:30

Greek PM says EU poll is also vote of confidence in his policies Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday that the European parliament election was also a vote of confidence in his policies, and a minister who is close to him said an early national election was possible depending on the result....
2019-05-24 15:45

Austrian Chancellor Faces No-Confidence Vote The unraveling of an alliance between conservatives and nationalists in Austria’s government is now threatening to end the 18-month tenure of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, as opposition parties demanded a vote of no confidence in his leadership....
2019-05-22 10:45

April Consumer Spending Remains Solid U.S. households spent at a slower but still solid pace in April, suggesting consumers can help extend an already decadelong expansion amid signs economic momentum is easing....
2019-05-31 17:30

AT&T declares itself ‘world leader’ in 5G despite 0 consumer devices AT&T is pounding its chest as a leader in 5G, even though average consumers haven't even been able to test its network in the United States.Read More...
2019-06-06 21:15

France to ban destruction of unsold consumer products More than €650m worth of new goods destroyed or thrown away each year, says PMFrance’s prime minister has announced a crackdown on the destruction of unsold or returned consumer products, a move that will affect luxury goods brands and online retaile...
2019-06-04 20:45

'It was a big confidence shaker': What a loss to Jon Jones can do to a fighter Both fighters in Saturday's UFC main event are coming off losses to the incomparable Jon Jones. To get a glimpse at what might be going through the minds of Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Smith, we went to a Hall of Fame fighter who has been there....
2019-05-30 21:45

Still Have "Confidence" In North Korea's Kim Jong Un: Trump US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to express his "confidence" in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un despite Pyongyang's recent weapons tests and deadlocked nuclear talks....
2019-05-26 08:15

Craft Brewers Lighten Up and Take Aim at the ‘Sweaty Consumer’ Smaller breweries are responding to the demands of consumers more concerned with health and active lifestyles than they are with hops or high alcohol content....
2019-05-26 20:30

Mueller: 'If we had had confidence that' Trump 'did not commit a crime, we would have said so' "If we had had confidence that the president clearly did not commit a crime, we would have said so," Robert Mueller says in breaking his silence about his 22-month probe of the 2016 election....
2019-05-29 17:45

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 3.05% In May, Highest In 7 Months The latest set of inflation data comes days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reduced the repo rate - the key interest rate at which it lends short-term funds to commercial banks - to a nine-year......
2019-06-12 16:00

Consumer Performance Test April 2019 AV-Comparatives released their latest Performance Test Report for consumer security products under Microsoft Windows 10. 16 consumer products were tested regarding their impact on system performance. But keep in mind: Protection is more important tha...
2019-05-21 16:30

Labour to end energy consumer 'rip-off' and renationalise network Jeremy Corbyn and Rebecca Long-Bailey will say heat and electricity are a human rightLabour will announce plans on Thursday to seize back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders in an effort to fight climate change and end fuel ...
2019-05-21 21:01

Consumer price index increases 0.1 percent The nation's consumer price index inched up 0.1 percent in May on a seasonally adjusted basis, slowing from April when it rose 0.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday....
2019-06-13 00:30

How direct-to-consumer brands can avoid startup purgatory The smartest direct-to-consumer companies are figuring out there is a better path to growth than relying strictly on venture capital funding.Read More...
2019-06-09 00:45

nreal unveils consumer and developer versions of its AR smartglasses First unveiled at CES this year, the nreal light augmented reality smartglasses are now available in both a consumer and developer edition.The company has managed to bring AR smartglasses to the masses in a simple, yet wearable sunglass-like design t...
2019-05-31 23:15

My ex was charming but critical. Now I’ve lost all my confidence | Dear Mariella Work out why you were so susceptible to him – and pursue only what appeals to you, says Mariella FrostrupThe dilemma I’m a woman in my early 30s and six months ago I was dumped. Our relationship was long distance, developed quickly and was the most i...
2019-05-26 11:30

Mets search for Syndergaard answers: Little confidence glaring LOS ANGELES — If Noah Syndergaard isn’t the biggest disappointment in the Mets rotation it’s only because Jason Vargas still gets a turn every fifth day. And considering Syndergaard has avoided the injured list this season and taken the ball for each...
2019-05-29 06:30

Consumer Reports raises more questions about Tesla's Autopilot said law enforcement representatives found that Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot "cut off cars without leaving enough space and surpassed other cars in ways that violate state laws."...
2019-05-22 21:15

Members of both parties criticize Trump’s ‘confidence’ in Kim Jong Un During a visit to Japan, Trump voiced faith in the North Korean leader while taking a shot at Biden as a “low IQ individual,” prompting pushback from Republicans and Democrats....
2019-05-26 23:30

Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
2019-05-21 23:15

Consumer Malware Protection Test March 2019 We released our Consumer Malware Protection Test. Any samples that have not been detected e.g. on-access are executed on the test system. A false alarm test is also included....
2019-05-21 16:30

S.E.C. Adopts New Rules for Brokers That Consumer Advocates Say Are Toothless The advocates say the rules will let the brokerage industry market itself as always doing the right thing for customers, giving them a false sense of security....
2019-06-05 23:30

Austrian chancellor set to face confidence vote next week BERLIN (AP) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is expected to face a no-confidence vote in parliament next week after his governing coalition collapsed over a corruption scandal. Speaker Wolfgang Sobotka, a member of Kurz’s conservative Peopl...
2019-05-21 14:31

Some UK Conservatives to try to force new confidence vote in Prime Minister May: The Sun Senior backbenchers on the Tory 1922 committee's executive will mount a new bid to force a confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May during a lunchtime Commons address on Wednesday, The Sun reported on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 02:45

Labour will call for no-confidence motion in next Tory PM, McDonnell says Shadow chancellor says any incoming prime minister should go to the country and seek a mandateLabour will try to force a vote of no confidence in the next prime minister as soon as they take office, John McDonnell said, as Conservative candidates thr...
2019-05-25 13:30

Albanian government calls no-confidence vote in president TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s governing Socialist Party has called a no-confidence vote in the president, saying it was unconstitutional for him to cancel upcoming municipal elections. Socialists’ spokeswoman Elisa Spiropali on Monday ...
2019-06-10 13:15

Australia business confidence bounces even as activity sags-survey A closely-watched measure of Australian business conditions slipped in May as sales and profits struggled, though confidence got a lift from the re-election of the country's centre-right government and the prospect of interest rate cuts....
2019-06-11 05:30

Sebastian Kurz, Austrian Leader, Is Ousted in No-Confidence Vote Lawmakers withdrew their support of the charismatic young chancellor and his caretaker government, plunging the country into further political turbulence....
2019-05-27 16:30

Upsie nabs $5M to build a direct-to-consumer warranty service Warranties for purchased products is a $40 billion annual market. But in in their current form, they are considered by some to be one of the bigger scams in the world of retail because they cost so much and often return too little. Now there is an al...
2019-05-28 21:00

Consumer Reports blasts Tesla’s ‘Navigate on Autopilot’ feature Over the years, Tesla’s relationship with Consumer Reports has been shaky at best. Complicating matters is that some of Consumer Reports’ own findings and reports have presented seemingly conflicting information at times. Earlier this yea...
2019-05-23 06:30

U.S. growth would have contracted without trillions in government, consumer debt: Gundlach U.S. growth appears to be based "exclusively" on government, corporate and mortgage debt and the economy would have contracted if the United States had not added trillions in debt, Jeffrey Gundlach,......
2019-05-21 15:45

Forest twice size of UK destroyed in decade for big consumer brands – report Greenpeace estimates 50m hectares cleared by 2020, warning companies must evolve to prevent ‘climate breakdown’An area twice the size of the UK has been destroyed for products such as palm oil and soy over the last decade, according to analysis by Gr...
2019-06-11 11:45

Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Loses No-Confidence Showdown Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on Monday lost a no-confidence vote in parliament, removing him and his cabinet from office over a corruption scandal that brought has down his coalition......
2019-05-27 23:30

Consumer Real-World Protection Test Factsheet Feb-Mar 2019 The first factsheet results (for February/March) of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available! The full results will be published in June....
2019-05-21 16:30

Pressure for new confidence vote if PM May does not set exit date: 1922 treasurer If Prime Minister Theresa May does not set a resignation date on Friday there will be overwhelming pressure to change the Conservative Party's rules over when her leadership can be challenged, the treasury of the party's influential 1922 Committee wa...
2019-05-23 13:00

U.S. consumer prices barely rise; underlying inflation muted U.S. consumer prices barely rose in May, pointing to moderate inflation that together with a slowing economy could increase pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
2019-06-12 15:30

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz ousted in no-confidence vote The 32-year-old’s fall came after scandal engulfed his onetime coalition partner, the far-right Freedom Party. But his exile from the nation’s most powerful office may be temporary....
2019-05-27 19:15

Giants’ Sam Beal is full of confidence after lost rookie season Sam Beal is certain the Giants made a wise move giving up a third-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft to select him in the 2018 supplemental draft. “Oh yeah — they wouldn’t have been wrong if they got me in the first, promise you that,” Beal told The Po...
2019-05-21 14:31

Target recalls 90,000 USB cables that caused consumer finger burns Target received 14 reports of the cables smoking, sparking or igniting, including two reports of consumer finger burns. You can request a full refund.        ...
2019-05-30 00:15

Peru Congress debates ahead of confidence vote on government Peru's Congress was headed toward a confidence vote on the government on Tuesday that was summoned by President Martin Vizcarra in a bid to pressure lawmakers to pass his anti-graft proposals....
2019-06-04 22:45

Tesla's Navigate Is Worse Than Human Driving: Consumer Reports Car buyers have shown that they’re ready to embrace autonomous cars—but are automakers actually equipped to meet that demand? A new Consumer Reports article evaluating the viability of Tesla’s Autopilot software says that we’re... not quite there yet...
2019-05-22 17:30

Japan's Aso says US-China trade uncertainty could hurt market confidence Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Saturday that uncertainty over U.S.-China trade friction, if not resolved early enough, could hurt market confidence in the outlook for the global economy....
2019-06-08 15:00

Is Big Little Lies selling us a version of consumer feminism that's too good to be true? Female friendship is ubiquitous on television, from Bold Type to Boots ads. It’s not always good for the cause Reese Witherspoon has been sharing snaps of her Big Little Lies castmates – and, possibly, actual mates – on Instagram for months now. Her ...
2019-06-08 19:15

Tsurenko seeks confidence-boosting French Open win over Halep Lesia Tsurenko overcame a sudden onset of self doubt after her 30th birthday with a gritty display to beat Aleksandra Krunic in the French Open second round and the Ukrainian will seek another shot in the arm when she meets Simona Halep on Saturday....
2019-06-01 12:45

PSA: Consumer version of BBM closes today; get one year of BBMe for free You can shed a tear if you'd like because a tweet from the official BBM Twitter account reminds us that today the consumer version of BlackBerry Messenger shuts down. As we told you when the date was announced last month, those using BBM can start us...
2019-05-31 22:45

Austria’s Parliament Ousts Chancellor Sebastian Kurz With No-Confidence Vote (BERLIN) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz was ousted by parliament in a no-confidence vote Monday, paving the way for a caretaker government before a new election in which the young leader and his People’s Party could emerge with a st...
2019-05-27 21:45

Trump appears to contradict Bolton on North Korea, expresses ‘confidence’ in Kim Not long after national security adviser John Bolton denounced North Korea’s actions, the president said he believes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “will keep his promise to me.”...
2019-05-26 04:00

Consumer watchdog sues law firm that filed 99,000 debt-collection suits The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's complaint against a New York debt-collection law firm alleges that its attorneys signed off on tens of thousands of lawsuits against consumers without vetting the facts....
2019-05-21 21:30

Austrian parliament backs no-confidence vote against Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Austrian lawmakers have voted for a motion of no confidence in the government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. The vote was called by parties on the left, and supported by Kurz’s former far-right coalition partners....
2019-05-27 18:01

With confidence vote, Peru revives debate over anti-graft reforms Peru's government won a confidence vote in the country's Congress on Wednesday, reviving debate over President Martin Vizcarra's flagging effort to pass anti-corruption measures....
2019-06-05 22:15

Your Money Adviser: Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
2019-05-21 17:30

Peru leader demands confidence vote on anti-corruption plan Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra is calling on the nation's congress to usher through five reforms aimed at quashing endemic corruption through a vote of confidence....
2019-05-30 04:45

Austria Chancellor Faces Prospect of No-Confidence Vote as Coalition Unravels Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for an early election to recover from the scandal that struck his far-right coalition partners. But the situation may now be out of his control....
2019-05-21 23:45

Consumer Reports: Tesla's automatic lane changes pose safety concerns We found that Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot has its quirks, but Consumer Reports is... slightly more concerned. The publication has claimed that the latest version of the semi-autonomous driving feature poses "serious safety concerns," making a...
2019-05-23 00:15

Factbox: Tsurenko seeks confidence-boosting French Open win over Halep Lesia Tsurenko overcame a sudden onset of self doubt after her 30th birthday with a gritty display to beat Aleksandra Krunic in the French Open second round and the Ukrainian will seek another shot in the arm when she meets Simona Halep on Saturday....
2019-06-01 12:45

Austria's Sebastian Kurz to face no-confidence vote as far-right ministers quit Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will face a no-confidence vote in the wake of an undercover video scandal that has blown apart his coalition with a far-right party....
2019-05-21 23:15

Austria's Sebastian Kurz faces no-confidence vote, right after EU poll success The government of Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is to face a vote of no confidence amid a scandal surrounding his far-right coalition partners. The main opposition party has urged its members to support the motion....
2019-05-27 14:45

Consumer Reports says Tesla's latest autopilot fix raises 'serious safety concerns' Tesla's latest version of its Navigate on Autopilot feature could be a potential safety risk for drivers as it requires substantial human intervention, according to findings by Consumer Reports....
2019-05-22 18:45

Trade tensions may dent defensive armor of consumer staples stocks Shares of consumer staples companies are commonly seen as a safe harbor among U.S. equities but may be more susceptible to the fallout from tensions between the United States and its trading partners than other defensive sectors such as utilities and...
2019-06-06 18:30

Crude Falls Hard: The Set-up You Need To See On May 21, with crude trading near $63 a barrel, our Energy Pro Service posted a subscribers update showing that oil was poised for an explosive move... down....
2019-05-24 05:15

Tyson Fury: ‘Going 12 rounds with Wilder doesn’t give me confidence. It makes me concerned’ Tyson Fury is worried about his own ring rust going into Tom Schwarz fight in Las Vegas The post Tyson Fury: ‘Going 12 rounds with Wilder doesn’t give me confidence. It makes me concerned’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-14 17:30

India's Modi shows confidence as opposition dismisses ominous exit polls Political allies swathed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a victory garland on Tuesday, seeking to project confidence he would win a second straight term in a general election, but the opposition Congress party dismissed predictions it would lo...
2019-05-21 17:15

Italy's 5-Star chief seeks confidence vote from supporters after EU election flop The leader of Italy's 5-Star Movement, Luigi Di Maio, said on Wednesday he will seek a confidence vote from party supporters after a bruising defeat in European elections....
2019-05-29 12:15

Alfa Romeo, Honda tops in consumer trust, AMCI study finds AMCI Global's latest Trusted Automotive Brand Study found that the traditional focus on quality, satisfaction and the elimination of problems has little influence of consumers' trust in an automotive brand....
2019-05-23 01:15

Austria's Sebastian Kurz faces no-confidence vote in wake of Ibiza scandal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is preparing to fight a no-confidence vote in his leadership. His bid to sack the far-right interior minister over a corruption sting has triggered a damaging backlash....
2019-05-21 15:15

Changing consumer trends have contributed to Kraft Heinz's troubles, retail analyst says "The challenge for Kraft Heinz goes well beyond" the company "to what's going on with food producers ... we think the environment is just awful," Wolfe Research analyst Scott Mushkin says....
2019-05-21 16:15

June deals: How, where to get free food – doughnuts, tacos and more – and discounts Many Father's Day deals and freebies are available Saturday and Sunday, and Old Navy has its $1 flip flop sale. Plus, there are more deals for June.       ...
2019-06-15 14:45

Google Home and Home Max get limited-time discounts on top of permanent price cuts Google made some interesting (and confusing) changes to its smart speaker lineup recently, unveiling the extra-large Nest Hub Max and rebranding the Google Home Hub to Nest Hub. The latter move also came with a permanent price cut from $149 to $129, ...
2019-06-03 11:30

Free meals, treats and discounts for Dad: Here's where to score for Father's Day Need ideas for Father's Day? Many restaurants are helping families honor Dad with free treats, discounts, brunches and other meals Sunday.       ...
2019-06-14 21:45

Latest Surface Pro 6 deals are joined by rare Surface Go discounts at Microsoft and Best Buy Microsoft makes without a doubt some of the most powerful, productive, and versatile tablets on the market today, reportedly preparing a multitasking-friendly new configuration of the popular Surface Pro 6 with a reasonable price point.In the meantim...
2019-05-24 19:30

Boyle Co. Falls in State Quarterfinals Lexington (LEX 18)– Male pitcher Kelsie Houchens tossed a perfect game, ending Boyle County’s season in the KHSAA State Quarterfinals 4-0. It was a pitchers duel for the first half of the game, where Boyle Co.’s Katy Grace Chadwell ...
2019-06-15 07:15

More elderly Americans dying from falls (Reuters Health) - Death rates from falls are rising among elderly Americans - and climbing fastest among seniors in their 90s, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-06-04 17:30

Man being chased by officers falls from bridge Video from a police body camera shows a shooting suspect falling about 30 feet from a bridge in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as officers chased him. (June 14)        ...
2019-06-14 21:45

Sensex Falls Over 150 Points, Nifty Near 11,850 The domestic equity markets had ended on a mixed note on Thursday, with the Sensex falling 0.04 per cent and the Nifty settling 0.07 per cent higher....
2019-06-14 06:30

June deals: How, where to get free food – smoothies, burritos and tacos – and discounts Enter for a chance for free Chipotle burritos during NBA FInals Thursday. And Friday is National Flip Flop Day and Tropical Smoothie has a giveaway.       ...
2019-06-13 14:45

June deals: How, where to get free food – donuts, burritos and tacos – and other discounts National Doughnut Day is one of June's sweetest days. Other popular deal days include National Iced Tea Day, National Smoothie Day and Father's Day.        ...
2019-06-01 19:45

June deals: How, where to get free food – iced tea, burritos and tacos – and discounts Monday is National Iced Tea Day and National Egg Roll Day. It's also the last chance to get free Chipotle delivery and enter for a a free burrito.       ...
2019-06-10 18:15

Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus get a massive new round of discounts for Sprint and AT&T Mesmerized by the younger age, snazzier design, and superior specifications of the iPhone XR on sale at Best Buy for a limited time with select carrier activations, we were just about to miss out on the latest batch of killer iPhone 8 and 8 Plus deal...
2019-05-27 14:30

Consumer satisfaction in the skies soars to record high in annual airline travel survey For all the complaints about delays, airports, cramped planes and bad food, J.D. Power's travel survey finds passengers more satisfied than ever....
2019-05-29 14:30

LanzaTech aims to fuel jets and make consumer goods from recycled carbon pollution LanzaTech has proved it can transform greenhouse gas emissions into fuels and chemicals. Now the company is trying to bring its clean tech to the masses....
2019-05-22 01:45

Japan's core consumer inflation ticks up in April, BOJ's price goal stays distant Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.9 % in April from a year earlier, accelerating slightly from the previous month but remaining distant from the central bank's 2% target, underscoring the challenges it faces in ending deflation....
2019-05-24 04:15

Oil falls to lowest since January on economic slowdown Oil prices fell on Tuesday to their lowest since January on signs that an economic slowdown is starting to dent energy demand and as Russia's top oil producer said it opposed extending joint cuts with OPEC until the end of the year....
2019-06-04 18:00

The Dark Knight Rises...Then Falls (In Price) You don’t need Bruce Wayne’s fortune to afford the Dark Knight trilogy today. This UHD Blu-ray set includes all three Chris Nolan Batman films in 4K, along with regular 1080p Blu-rays, plus digital copies. At $43, the box set never been cheaper....
2019-06-12 20:30

Dollar Falls, Snapping Three-Day Winning Streak The WSJ Dollar Index, which measures the U.S. currency against a basket of 16 others, declined 0.1% to 91.18. The Federal Reserve vice chairman had said interest-rate cuts could be considered if there is risk of a sharper slowdown....
2019-05-31 02:30

Israel's Partner Communications Q1 profit falls 78% Partner Communications , Israel's second-largest mobile phone operator, reported a 78% drop in quarterly profit as it continues to invest heavily in the deployment of a fibre-optics network and its TV service....
2019-05-30 10:45

Nadal, Djokovic win; ill American Tiafoe falls Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic advanced to the second round of the French Open with straight-sets victories on Monday while Frances Tiafoe, the only seeded American in the men's draw, lost in five sets....
2019-05-27 19:45

Dollar Falls as Expectations Build of a Rate Cut The Mexican peso fell against the dollar, pressured by flaring trade worries between Mexico and the U.S., but the greenback against many major currencies fell....
2019-06-03 22:15

Norrie falls to qualifier, Edmund blazes through "Cameron Norrie was the first British man to take to court in Paris today - and fell to qualifier Elliot Benchetrit of France in straight sets, 6-3, 6-0, 6-2."...
2019-05-28 12:45

UK climber falls to his death from Matterhorn in Switzerland Police in southwestern Switzerland say a 24-year-old British mountain climber who was coming down from the country’s famed Matterhorn fell to his death in pre-dawn darkness, after a chunk of rock came loose during the descent...
2019-06-03 18:30

Explore Havasupai Falls, an oasis in the desert The turquoise waters of Havasupai attract thousands of visitors each year that are lucky to snag a permit to visit the desert oasis.       ...
2019-06-12 16:15

Net immigration to Britain falls to five-year low in 2018 Long-term immigration to Britain fell to a five-year low last year, driven by a fall in the number of migrants from the European Union, official figures showed on Friday....
2019-05-24 11:30

Truck falls through upper level of NJ garage A truck has fallen through the upper level of a parking garage in northern New Jersey. The accident happened shortly before noon Wednesday at a parking facility in North Bergen township, some 9 miles west of New York City. (May 22)    ...
2019-05-23 03:00

A Money Center Bank Falls to a 10-Plus Year Low: Now What? From a high near $150 in 2007, Deutsche Bank's share price recently fell below $8. But is this the end of the long down trend? A hint comes from an Elliott Wave pattern that unfolds in three legs. See it for yourself in Chart of the Day....
2019-05-21 22:30

Bicyclist struck in Sioux Falls has died SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Police say a bicyclist struck by a motorist in Sioux Falls has died. Authorities say 84-year old Kenneth Gunderson died Wednesday morning of internal injuries. A pickup driver hit him at an Interstate 29 intersection about 7 ...
2019-06-12 20:15

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as oil prices tumble Canada's main stock index fell on Wednesday as crude prices dropped more than 2% on a weaker outlook for demand and a rise in U.S. crude inventories....
2019-06-12 17:30

U.K. Pound Falls as May's Brexit Plan Falters The British pound fell against the euro and U.S. dollar as concerns grew that the U.K. has little ability to pass a Brexit plan that would govern its exit from the European Union....
2019-05-23 18:15

Sensex Falls 250 Points, Nifty Drops Below 11,800 The markets extended losses a day after the Sensex and Nifty registered their worst single-day fall of 2019. Reliance Industries, HDFC and HDFC Bank were the top drags on the 30-scrip Sensex index.......
2019-06-07 10:15

Several unlocked Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL variants are on sale at up to $300 discounts Google may have taken the entire mobile tech world by surprise a few days ago with official confirmation of a Pixel 4 leak from earlier this same week, but apparently, that doesn't mean the search giant's next high-end smartphone lineup will be comme...
2019-06-16 15:45

Amazon's Running Better Casper Discounts Than Casper Ever Has, Today Only Today only, Amazon’s running big discounts on the iconic Casper mattresses and sheets; much larger than you’d ever see on Casper’s own website. The queen mattress is down to $738, or over $250 off, and other sizes have similarly sizable discounts. Yo...
2019-05-24 00:00

As NBA Finals tickets surpass $60K, Ontario consumer services minister rejects implementing price caps Premier Doug Ford’s government decided to scrap a section of the Ticket Sales Act in April, which capped resale prices at 50 per cent of original face value. At the time, Minister Bill Walker said price caps were "unenforceable."...
2019-05-29 22:45

Another Boy Falls Into Borewell In Punjab, Days After 2-Year-Old's Death A four-year-old boy fell into a borewell in Punjab and remained stuck there for hours. This fresh incident comes days after Fatehveer Singh, a two-year-old boy died after he was stuck inside a......
2019-06-14 17:45

Cable TV customer satisfaction falls even further behind streaming video Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | amesy) Netflix and other online video services have expanded their customer-satisfaction lead over cable and satellite TV, the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) found in its annual telecommunications report...
2019-05-22 02:00

The Greater the Wealth Gap, the Harder the Stock Market Falls? The more the wealth gap grows, the closer the stock market gets to a major peak. See the evidence for yourself during the previous two times the "gap" grew, and the market hit major long-term highs....
2019-05-21 22:30

A Truce Falters, and a Plan to Raise Congress’s Pay Falls Apart Democratic and Republican House leaders tried to broker a deal for an increase after a decade of frozen pay, but ran up against vulnerable freshmen Democrats....
2019-06-12 02:45

Lions waive Roberts after trade with Patriots falls through ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions waived tight end Michael Roberts after trying to trade him to the New England Patriots. The Lions say trade conditions put Roberts back on the team’s roster before they took him off it for the second s...
2019-06-15 02:45

Congressman Nadler falls ill at Manhattan press conference Rep. Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, nearly collapsed while attending a Manhattan press conference with Mayor Bill de Blasio Friday. Nadler, 71, put his head down at the conference around noon and grew pale. “Code blu...
2019-05-24 19:01

Putin Shoots, Scores and Falls Face First on Hockey Ice President Vladimir V. Putin’s image of control slipped, just briefly, during a friendly game at the Bolshoi Ice Arena in the Black Sea resort of Sochi....
2019-05-22 04:45

METALS-Copper falls further as trade tension flares Copper prices in both London and Shanghai fell on Thursday on fears of a prolonged Sino-U.S. trade dispute, despite signs of demand picking up in China and a possible supply disruption....
2019-05-30 10:45

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as technology shares drag Canada's main stock index fell on Friday, mirroring weakness in global markets, after U.S. chipmaker Broadcom's reduced forecast and downbeat industrial data out of China came as fresh evidence of the U.S.-China trade war pressuring global growth....
2019-06-14 17:30

Body Of Ky. Toddler Recovered From Cummins Falls, Tenn. JACKSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A missing 2-year-old’s body has been recovered from Cummins Falls in Jackson County, Tennessee. WKRN, a CNN affiliate, reports that the body of 2-year-old Steven Pierce of Eddyville was recovered Monday morn...
2019-06-10 19:15

Airplane part falls out of sky, hits Las Vegas apartment building Federal aviation and local law enforcement officials said they're investigating what appears to be a door or panel from an aircraft that fell out of the sky and onto an apartment building in Las Vegas....
2019-06-08 00:30

Brent falls on trade war worries, tight oil market supports Oil prices fell on Thursday on fears of a global economic slowdown due to a U.S.-China trade war but losses were capped by a tightening crude market and rising political tensions in the Middle East....
2019-05-30 15:45

China factory activity falls contracts in May amid dispute BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory activity fell into contraction territory in May amid an ongoing trade dispute with the U.S. that has seen higher tariffs slapped on Chinese exports. The National Bureau of Statistics and an industry group, the Chi...
2019-05-31 06:30

Man falls 800 feet into Crater Lake caldera, lives to talk about it An Oregon man was rescued after falling 800 feet into a caldera Monday afternoon and surviving, officials said. The Coast Guard’s North Bend Sector received a call at 3:47 p.m. from the National Park Service that a man fell into the Crater Lake calde...
2019-06-12 09:30

Man falls for cash-for-sex scam and tries to cover it up with kidnapping story, police say A Singaporean man is being investigated by police after allegedly lodging a false kidnapping claim in an attempt to cover up his involvement in a cash-for-sex scam....
2019-06-05 14:45

Access panel drops off plane, falls into Vegas neighborhood LAS VEGAS (AP) — A company that provides training services for the U.S. military says an access panel from one of its aircraft dropped off and fell into a Las Vegas neighborhood near Nellis Air Force Base. The Federal Aviation Administration said it ...
2019-06-07 20:01

College Rocket-Builders Fly High, Even as Launch Falls a Bit Short Operation Space—made up of college students who hadn’t met—got together in New Mexico over the weekend to launch rockets on which they collaborated. While the results were mixed, the students were thrilled....
2019-06-03 10:15

Woman rescued after injuring leg during hike at Tanque Verde Falls TUCSON – Emergency crews rescued a woman Friday afternoon after she was injured while hiking a trail in Tanque Verde Falls. According to Rural Metro Fire Department, the woman possibly fractured her leg after she fell during the hike. Officials...
2019-06-01 04:00

Wall St. falls as trade tensions stoke growth fears U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closing just above a key support level, as worries that a lengthy trade war between the United States and China would crimp global growth pushed investors into the safety of government bonds....
2019-05-29 22:15

UA falls to UCLA at Women’s College World Series; Highlights OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The 6th ranked Arizona Wildcat softball team lost to No. 2 UCLA in the second round of the winner’s bracket at the Women’s College World Series. Complete highlights of Arizona's matchup against UCLA at th...
2019-06-02 00:30

LaCroix parent company's stock falls to multiyear low following lawsuit Shares of National Beverage hit their lowest point since 2016 after a former employee filed a lawsuit alleging he was fired after objecting to a plan to falsely claims that LaCroix cans were free of a particular chemical....
2019-06-12 02:45

British Steel falls into liquidation after failing to secure funding British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed after failing to secure emergency government funding, jeopardising some 25,000 jobs, Britain's Official Receiver said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 15:45

Oil falls after Saudi assurances on market balance, Mideast tensions Oil prices fell on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia reiterated it would aim to keep the market balanced and try to reduce tensions in the Middle East, while industry data showed a surprise increase in U.S. crude inventories....
2019-05-22 04:45

Kelly Clarkson Nearly Falls Down on Indy 500 Red Carpet and Recovers Like a Champ Oops! Wearing platform sandals and a black printed gown, Kelly Clarkson nearly took a tumble to the ground, tripping on the red carpet at the Indy 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway......
2019-05-27 00:30

Sensex Falls Over 100 Points Amid Choppy Trade, Nifty Below 12,050 Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a lower note, retreating from record levels, tracking declines in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 137.62 points to 40,130.00......
2019-06-04 08:15

15-Year-Old Falls To Death While Para-Sailing, Case Against Operator Police have registered a case against a para-sailing operator after a 15-year-old boy from Pune died in an accident on Murud Janjira beach in coastal Maharashtra....
2019-05-27 00:15

Jet.com falls by wayside as Walmart focuses on its website, online grocery Walmart Inc on Wednesday announced a sweeping overhaul at Jet.com, an online start-up it acquired in 2016 for $3.3 billion, after it failed to live up to the world's largest retailer's e-commerce ambitions....
2019-06-13 03:45

Small business confidence remains high, Main Street sees more good times ahead: CNBC survey Small business confidence remains high, according to the latest CNBC|SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey. Main Street sees more good times ahead, but a tight job market is among business conditions keeping optimism below a 2018 record level....
2019-05-21 16:15

Former Superman and 'FBI Lovebirds’ star Dean Cain explains where he falls politically Dean Cain is one of the rare Hollywood stars that doesn’t fall into the category of liberal. But don’t call him a conservative either. Yes, he likes and voted for Trump, and vows to vote for him again......
2019-06-14 23:45

Oil falls as trade worries mount, Saudi comments limit losses Oil fell on Monday as U.S. trade disputes with Mexico and China deepened concerns about weakening global crude demand, while a slump in equities also weighed on crude futures....
2019-06-04 00:00

World Cup Live: India Lose 2nd Wicket, Rohit Falls After Brilliant Ton India vs Pakistan Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: Rohit Sharma hit his second hundred in three innings in this World Cup to put India in a dominant position against arch rivals Pakistan on......
2019-06-16 14:45

Tiger Woods falls out of U.S. Open contention after shooting 71 at Pebble Beach Tiger Woods closed with a tap-in birdie for a respectable 71, but he's officially out of the mix after Round 3 of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach.        ...
2019-06-16 08:15

Oil falls more than 1% on weaker oil demand growth, surprise gain in US crude stocks Oil prices declined more than 1% on Wednesday, weighed down by a weaker oil demand outlook and a rise in U.S. crude inventories despite growing expectations of ongoing OPEC-led supply cuts....
2019-06-12 09:30

US soccer falls to Jamaica, 2nd home loss vs. Caribbean nation since 1969 WASHINGTON — Jamaica dealt the U.S. just its second home defeat to a Caribbean nation in a half-century, beating the Americans 1-0 in an exhibition on Wednesday night that made coach Gregg Berhalter’s new-look team appear far from prepared for ...
2019-06-06 05:15

Oil falls 1% amid U.S.-China trade dispute, uncertainty on supply cuts Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday as U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude and as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal....
2019-06-10 23:45

Oil falls to two-mth lows on small U.S. crude stock draw, trade war worries Oil prices fell almost 4% to their lowest in over two months on a smaller-than-expected decline in U.S. crude inventories and fears of a global economic slowdown due to the U.S.-China trade war....
2019-05-31 01:45

LIVE Market Updates: Sensex Falls 1,000 Points From Record High On Monday, the Sensex registered its biggest single-day gain since September 2013 after exit polls showed the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will retain......
2019-05-23 11:15

World food prices rise in May, cereal output forecast falls: U.N. FAO World food prices rose for a fifth consecutive month in May after bad weather pushed up the prices of cheese and maize, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday....
2019-06-06 15:30

Family of 9 packed into minivan for fatal Niagara Falls trip: cops The New Jersey family involved in a fatal car crash near Niagara Falls had nine people, including three 4-year-olds, packed into a minivan without any car seats, authorities said Monday. Two of the dead were identified as Ondina Castro De La Cruz, 47...
2019-05-28 04:15

China's Tech-Heavy ChiNext Index Falls Into Bear Market A gauge of technology stocks in mainland China has fallen into bear-market territory, amid a broader selloff fueled by trade tensions and strains in the country’s banking system....
2019-06-06 17:00

Australian PM: WTO needs mending to keep up with the times SINGAPORE (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the World Trade Organization needs mending to keep up with the times. He said Friday that many leaders attending the Group of 20 summit in Osaka later this month share the view that there...
2019-06-07 12:30

Facebook falls following report that Zuckerberg emails link him to controversial privacy practices Facebook stock dropped on a Wall Street Journal report that the company uncovered emails linking CEO Mark Zuckerberg to the social media giant's controversial privacy practices....
2019-06-12 18:15

Clay County Falls in Extras, Male Wins State Softball Title LEXINGTON, Ky- With their offense nonexistent today, Male won the small ball battle in route to taking down Clay County 2-1 in 8 innings. Male would go on to beat Warren East 6-1 in the State Championship game. Male tied up Clay County in the fourth ...
2019-06-16 06:00

Rare May snow falls in Midwest, West as Northeast feels early heat While some regions of the United States, including the Northeast, are experiencing summer-like heat early this week, other areas in the Midwest and western U.S. are still experiencing snow....
2019-05-21 16:45

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St falls as trade tensions stoke growth fears U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closing just above a key support level, as worries that a lengthy trade war between the United States and China would crimp global growth pushed investors into the safety of government bonds....
2019-05-29 23:15

Australian ‘Egg Boy’ donates $70,000 to Christchurch victims SYDNEY — The Australian teenager who cracked an egg on the head of a politician for his remarks about the New Zealand mosque massacre has donated almost $70,000 to people affected by the killings. Will Connolly, 17, became known worldwide as “E...
2019-05-29 10:45

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Australian. Morrison named Ken Wyatt as the indigenous affairs minister on Sunday, a week after his conserva...
2019-05-26 08:15

Australian farmers face more hot, dry weather: forecast Hot, dry weather will persist across Australia's east coast for at least another three months, the country's weather bureau said on Thursday, in a forecast that threatens to severely crimp agricultural production....
2019-05-30 09:15

At Least 4 Dead in Shooting in Australian City of Darwin (MELBOURNE, Australia) — A gunman was arrested after killing at least four people and wounding several others Tuesday in the northern Australian city of Darwin, officials and media said. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said a suspect was in custo...
2019-06-04 22:30

Australian cardinal to appeal child sex convictions MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The most senior Catholic convicted of child sex abuse will soon ask an Australian appeals court to reverse convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago. Australian Cardinal George...
2019-06-04 12:15

Prosecutors: Australian cardinal’s convictions should stand MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Prosecutors have argued in an Australian appeals court that child sex convictions against a Roman Catholic cardinal should not be overturned and say his accuser had been a compelling witness. Cardinal George Pell is the mo...
2019-06-06 03:45

US policeman jailed over killing of Australian woman Mohamed Noor has been sentenced for the 2017 killing of Justine Damond, an unarmed Australian woman who called 911. The sentence was in line with state guidelines, but some also wonder if race was an issue as well....
2019-06-07 22:45

Prosecutors: Australian cardinal's convictions should stand Prosecutors have argued in an Australian appeals court that child sex convictions against a Roman Catholic cardinal should not be overturned and say his accuser had been a compelling witness....
2019-06-06 10:15

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
2019-05-28 13:45

| Ex-cop sentenced to 12.5 years for killing of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer has been sentenced to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
2019-06-08 11:15

Australian Dollar Declines After RBA Signals Possible Rate Cut The dollar strengthened on Tuesday, buoyed by gains against the Australian dollar after Reserve Bank of Australia cleared the path to an interest-rate cut in June....
2019-05-22 04:15

Australian police can now snoop on public Wi-Fi users Connecting to public Wi-Fi always carries certain risks but users who access the internet at McDonald's and Westfield in Australia could be targeted for surveillance by police under the country's new encryption legislation.According to a br...
2019-05-29 09:30

Ex-Cop In US Gets Over 12 Years In Jail For Killing Of Australian Woman A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced Friday to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
2019-06-08 13:00

Massive Australian meth bust: 1.6 tons Australian authorities made the country's largest onshore methamphetamine seizure when police found 1.6 tons of drugs hidden in a shipment of stereo speakers from Thailand, the federal agency announced on Friday....
2019-06-07 11:30

The best Australian EOFY 2019 tech deals The end-of-financial-year sales in Australia are just around the corner and, as always, there'll be a massive list of bargains to look forward to, and plenty of tech that sells for cheap.During this time, retailers are often trying to get rid of...
2019-05-24 07:15

Judge Judy hopes to give girls 'confidence' Judge Judith Sheindlin wants young women to "understand that they are equal, powerful people," and says her legendary TV show is "a gift that keeps giving." (May 29)        ...
2019-05-30 10:45

London weather forecast: A month's rain falls in hours in parts of UK as floods hit capital A month's worth of rainfall was set to fall in just a few hours in parts of the UK today, forecasters said, as flooding hit parts of London amid torrential downpours....
2019-06-11 03:15

Nikkei flat as trade woes, strong yen saps risk appetite; SoftBank Group falls Japan's Nikkei ended nearly flat in choppy trade on Tuesday as festering trade tensions and a stronger yen curbed risk appetite, while extended losses for index-heavy SoftBank Group added to the overall pressure on the market....
2019-06-04 10:30

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain as Mexico tariffs averted, yuan falls to 2019 lows U.S. stock futures and Asian shares rose on Monday after the United States dropped its threat to impose tariffs on Mexico in a deal to combat illegal migration from Central America, and as weak U.S. jobs data raised hopes for U.S. interest rate cuts...
2019-06-10 05:15

Australian Cardinal Pell appeals child sex convictions The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse began his appeal in an Australian court on Wednesday against his convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago as hundreds of worshippers streamed from...
2019-06-05 04:30

Australian police dig up garden in search for missing U.S. woman Australian police investigating the disappearance of a U.S. woman said on Saturday they fear she has been killed and began digging up the front garden of her Brisbane home....
2019-06-08 13:45

Australian police deny waging 'war on media,' but more raids are possible Australian police have defended raids on the country's national broadcaster and a prominent journalist, and said more could be coming as they continue an investigation into the alleged publication of state secrets....
2019-06-07 11:30

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organization’s Sydney headquarters and a journalist’s Canberra home last week. A government mi...
2019-06-12 07:15

ABC headquarters in Sydney raided by Australian federal police Broadcaster’s managing director says raid over 2017’s The Afghan Files series ‘raises legitimate concerns over freedom of the press’The Australian federal police are raiding the ABC offices in Sydney over a series of articles the broadcaster ran in 2...
2019-06-05 08:30

Australian minister in Sri Lanka to lay out stance on asylum seekers A senior Australian minister will meet Sri Lanka's leaders in Colombo later on Tuesday to discuss border control and security matters following reports that the Australian navy had intercepted and returned several boats carrying asylum seekers....
2019-06-04 07:00

| Brumbies playing for Australian pride in quarter-finals The Brumbies are the only side left flying the Australian flag in Super Rugby and coach Dan McKellar says the team will be playing for national pride in the quarter-finals....
2019-06-16 09:15

Australian National University hit by huge data breach Vice-chancellor says hack involved personal and payroll details going back 19 yearsThe Australian National University is in damage control after discovering a major data breach a fortnight ago in which a “significant” amount of staff and student info...
2019-06-04 16:15

Former Australian army lawyer in court over leak to media CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A former Australian army lawyer charged with leaking secret documents to journalists says his prosecution is not about protecting national security but concealing “a national shame.” David William McBride made h...
2019-06-13 07:00

Tendulkar Sues Australian Bat Maker Over AUD 2 Million In Royalties Sachin Tendulkar accused the bat manufacturer of using his name and image to promote products and then failing to pay him AUD 2 million in royalties....
2019-06-14 09:45

Australian musicians band together to invest in solar farms Exclusive: Midnight Oil, Cloud Control, Vance Joy and Regurgitator join FEAT., a new platform encouraging their industry to back sustainabilityIn the spring of 2017, immediately after the release of the Australian band Cloud Control’s third album, Zo...
2019-06-04 01:30

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a monthlong ordeal in the country's Outback has been jailed for 10 years....
2019-05-29 05:45

Near-naked Australian man stops intruder by wielding didgeridoo An Australian man woken up by an intruder in his home chased the suspect off his property only in his underpants and held him at bay until police arrived armed only with a didgeridoo....
2019-06-05 19:15

Australian Navy Pilots Were Hit With Lasers on the South China Sea Australian navy helicopter pilots were reportedly hit with laser beams from fishing boats during a recent military exercise on the South China Sea, leading experts to believe they were being monitored by Chinese maritime militia on the disputed water...
2019-05-29 09:45

Time to get back to work as Australian PM names cabinet Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison named his new cabinet on Sunday, with most positions staying the same, saying the government had "a significant agenda" to deliver and it was time to get back to business....
2019-05-26 11:45

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (credit: Goh Seng Chong/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, two rare-ear...
2019-05-26 19:30

Beyond the runway: six Australian fashion labels doing things differently Fashion’s business model is neither sustainable nor ethical in a world of depleted resources. So designers are thinking againAustralian fashion week is in full swing in Sydney. Models stomping down the Carriageworks runways in bikinis and tiny dresse...
2019-05-21 18:45

Australian cardinal won’t fight sentence if he loses appeal SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirboys in the 1990s. The 77-year-old Pell — the most ...
2019-05-27 11:30

'We're absolutely committed' to the budget surplus, says Australian treasurer Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says there is a "plan" to grow the country's economy amid headwinds faced both internationally and domestically....
2019-05-22 10:45

Australian cardinal won't fight sentence if he loses appeal An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirboys in the 1990s....
2019-05-27 10:45

| Ecstatic Australian conservatives bask in election glory Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison basked in the glow of a "miracle" election victory that sparked praise from the US president, soul searching on the left and speculation about what policies he will pursue....
2019-05-21 21:30

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
2019-05-22 08:15

Australian deputy PM re-elected after conservative coalition holds power Australian Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack was on Thursday re-elected leader of the junior partner in the coalition government after a strong party showing in last week's election dispelled internal discontent about his performance....
2019-05-23 08:30

Osaka beats Kvitova at Australian Open to win second straight major Japan's Naomi Osaka won her second straight grand slam title Saturday, beating Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic 7-6 (7-2) 5-7 6-4 at the Australian Open....
2019-05-21 17:15

An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse Dr. George O’Neil has implanted a device he invented into thousands of Australians who abuse opioids. But is it an answer for America’s addiction crisis?...
2019-06-06 22:15

Top Australian university hacked, 19 years of students' data accessed Australia's top-ranked university said on Tuesday hackers breached its cyber defenses late last year to obtain sensitive data of students, including bank account numbers and passport details, going back nearly two decades....
2019-06-04 07:00

Australian state leader intervenes to approve coal mine CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state government leader has intervened to fast-track a proposed coal mine days after voters rejected tougher action to curb greenhouse gas emissions in a federal election. The Carmichael mine proposed by India...
2019-05-22 07:45

Evidence of early Australian arrival is best judged with an open mind Signs that our ancestors reached Australia 120,000 years ago may be "difficult to credit", but recent discoveries have shattered many similar preconceptions...
2019-05-21 15:30

Australian Broadcasting Corp. head concerned by police raid The head of Australia’s public broadcaster says she has “grave concern” about a police raid on its headquarters in connection with a story based on leaked documents that indicated the military was being investigated for possible war crimes in Afghani...
2019-06-07 18:30

Australian navy pilots struck by lasers in South China Sea BEIJING (AP) — A witness says Australian navy helicopter pilots were hit by lasers while exercising in the South China Sea, forcing them to land as a precaution. Scholar Euan Graham, who was onboard the Royal Australian Navy flagship HMAS Canberra on...
2019-05-28 13:30

Australian Gets 10 Years In Jail For Kidnap, Rape Of British Backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
2019-05-28 17:45

Australian crocodiles blamed for spate of deaths in Timor-Leste Scientists looking into whether reptile migration is behind big rise in number of attacksThe people of Timor-Leste have a crocodile problem.The reptiles are revered in the island, which lies north-west of Australia in the Timor Sea. Residents refer t...
2019-06-11 11:45

Infamous Australian cult leader, known for brainwashing children, dead at 98 Australian cult leader Anne Hamilton-Byrne, who was known for brainwashing and drugging children she adopted in the 1970s and 80s, has died. She was 98....
2019-06-15 01:30

Jailed Australian Cardinal Appeals Against Child Sex Abuse Convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favour could be......
2019-06-03 15:15

Police raid Australian public broadcaster over Afghan leak Australia's Federal Police have raided the offices of the national public broadcaster in connection to a 2017 story based on leaked military documents that indicated the country's military forces were being investigated for some of their actions in A...
2019-06-05 08:45

Former Australian PM Turnbull hired as adviser by global investment firm KKR & Co. has appointed former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as a senior adviser. He is not the first Australian premier to take up such a role after leaving office....
2019-05-31 13:15

Australian gardener sues Bayer's Monsanto over cancer link Lawyers of an Australian gardener on Tuesday said they had filed a lawsuit against Bayer AG agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto for severe harm caused by an ingredient used in its weed killer Roundup, the first such case in the country....
2019-06-04 17:30

Australian Prime Minister Morrison's coalition shockingly wins Australia's ruling coalition leader has won the election and retains power, despite pundits and opinion polls predictions that the Labor Party would defeat it....
2019-05-21 14:45

China accused of stealing Australian students’ data to blackmail them China has been accused of stealing the personal data of 200,000 university students and staff in Australia to blackmail them into becoming spies. Senior intelligence officials strongly suspect China of having orchestrated the attack, which targeted b...
2019-06-08 01:01

Australian Police Raid Journalist’s Home Over Surveillance Article It was believed to be the first such action against an Australian journalist in more than a decade. A union called the raid “an outrageous attack on press freedom.”...
2019-06-04 15:15

At least four dead, two more injured after Australian gunman goes on shooting spree: reports At least four people are dead and two more are injured after a lone gunman opened fire Tuesday night in a suburb just outside of Darwin, Australia, police said....
2019-06-04 14:30

Australian record 1.8 tons of crystal meth seized at port Australian officials say they have seized the nation's largest haul of methamphetamine at the Melbourne waterfront in a shipment of almost 1.6 metric tons (1.8 tons) of the illicit drug hidden in stereo speakers shipped from Bangkok....
2019-06-07 08:30

Players boycott Australian national anthem before State of Origin opener Indigenous players silent during Advance Australia FairJohnathan Thurston delivers welcome to countryPlayers from both teams have taken part in a much-discussed boycott of Australia’s national anthem before Wednesday’s State of Origin opener.Indigeno...
2019-06-05 17:45

Half-Naked Australian Man Uses Didgeridoo To Ward Off Intruder, Then Reenacts The Whole Thing Thieves in Australia, beware: Do not try to break into the house of Adelaide’s Kym Abrook. Though he’s 52 years old, he teaches Brazilian jiu-jitsu and has the ability to destroy you with a didgeridoo if it comes to that. He doesn’t even need pants t...
2019-06-04 08:45

Ex-Minneapolis cop sentenced to 12.5 years for murder of Australian woman Justine Damond Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor was sentenced in the 2017 shooting death of Justine Damond, a woman from Australia who was unarmed.        ...
2019-06-08 00:15

Hackers access student data at top Australian university going back 19 years Australia's top-ranked university said on Tuesday hackers breached its cyber defenses late last year to obtain sensitive data, including students' bank account numbers and passport details going back 19 years....
2019-06-04 09:30

Australian Police Raided the Office of the National Broadcaster Over Leaked Documents The Australian Federal Police raided the Sydney office of Australia’s public broadcasting company on Wednesday. The search is believed to be in connection to a 2017 article published by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation which detailed pot...
2019-06-05 14:30

Scott urges Australian crowds to give U.S. cold shoulder at Presidents Cup Former world number one Adam Scott has tasted only heartbreak in eight Presidents Cups but believes a frosty crowd reception for the visiting United States could help the Internationals break their long losing streak in Australia this December....
2019-05-30 10:30

Australian police raid public broadcaster, seize emails and documents Federal police reviewed thousands of documents related to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's reporting on misconduct by soldiers in Afghanistan....
2019-06-05 16:30

India's Adani expects to ship first coal from Australian mine in two years India's Adani Enterprises expects to ship first coal from its Australian mine in two years, Adani Mining Chief Executive Lucas Dow said on Thursday, after the company won the green light to start construction on the long delayed project....
2019-06-13 09:15

Thousands honor former Australian prime minister Bob Hawke at state memorial Thousands of people gathered at Australia's Sydney Opera House on Friday as a state memorial honored former prime minister Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker, who died last month aged 89....
2019-06-14 09:30

China behind massive Australian National University hack, intelligence officials say Officials fear data breach may be used to recruit students or university alumni as informantsIntelligence officials believe China may have been behind a massive data breach which compromised the personal details of thousands of Australian National Un...
2019-06-06 09:30

| Australian police raid public broadcaster amid media crackdown Australian police have raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours in a sharp crackdown on sensitive leaks....
2019-06-06 06:45

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote Australian islands: Study Almost 1 million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands, according to new research....
2019-05-21 21:45

| Australian pleads guilty to rape, murder of Arab-Israeli student A man has pleaded guilty to raping and killing a young Arab-Israeli student in Melbourne, one of a spate of attacks that sparked fears about women's safety in Australia....
2019-06-12 15:30

Australian PM to visit Solomon Islands as it eyes switch to One China policy Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will visit the Solomon Islands next week, two sources familiar with the plans said on Monday, as Western nations seek to rein in China's influence on the tiny Pacific island....
2019-05-27 04:45

French Open trophy error lists Britain's Sue Barker as Australian Barker won women’s title in 1976 but is listed as ‘AUST’Australia’s Ash Barty noticed error after her victoryShe may have been born and raised in Devon and be the face of the BBC’s Wimbledon coverage but, according to the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen – the ...
2019-06-10 11:45

KKR hires former Australian Prime Minister Turnbull as global senior advisor KKR & Co has appointed former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as a global senior advisor, the global investment firm told Reuters on Friday....
2019-05-31 10:15

Nut of note: 70% of world's macadamia can be traced back to single Australian tree New research shows a single 19th century tree in southern Queensland gave rise to the world’s dominant plant varietyThe small Queensland town of Gympie has been identified as the origin of 70% of the world’s macadamia nuts.New research into the fatty...
2019-06-01 01:15

Australian actor Geoffrey Rush wins record defamation payout Australian actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded a A$2.8 million ($1.9 million) defamation payment against a News Corp tabloid, the largest defamation payout in Australian history, after it accused him in reports of inappropriate behavior....
2019-05-23 13:00

Minnesota ex-officer gets 12-1/2 years in prison for Australian woman's shooting death A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced to 12-1/2 years in prison on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault....
2019-06-07 23:30

Australian civil servant faces 10 years for mining cryptocurrency on government computers An Australian government employee is appearing in court today after using work equipment to mine cryptocurrency for his own gain. The Australian Federal Police (AFP) allege that the 33 year-old from Killara in New South Wales took advantage of his po...
2019-05-21 14:45

’A bad, sad and dangerous day’: Australian police raid public broadcaster, seize emails and documents Federal police reviewed thousands of documents related to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's reporting on misconduct by soldiers in Afghanistan....
2019-06-06 01:15

Australian police raids on national broadcaster, News Corp prompt outcry Police raided the offices of Australia's national broadcaster on Wednesday over allegations it had published classified material, the second raid on a media outlet in two days, prompting complaints that the "outrageous" raids hindered media freedom....
2019-06-05 07:45

Australian regulator slaps stricter conditions on AMP's pension funds, shares fall Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said it had imposed stricter licensing conditions on AMP Ltd's pension fund units following concerns regarding its compliance with superannuation laws, sending......
2019-06-14 04:00

'Spectacular' Opal-Laced Fossils Reveal Previously Unknown Australian Dinosaur Paleontologists in Australia have identified a previously unknown plant-eating dinosaur from the mid-Cretaceous. Remarkably, the fossilized bones of these creatures, which glisten in hues of blue and green, are preserved in opal.Read more......
2019-06-04 00:15

Australian police raid ABC offices in Sydney, one day after NewsCorp journalist's home was raided Australia’s media industry is bracing for more “heavy-handed” raids by the Federal Police, following the searches of the ABC [Australian Broadcasting Corporation] Wednesday and a journalist’s home Tuesday....
2019-06-05 19:15

Tayla Vlaeminck beats injury to make Australian women's Ashes squad Four other players in line to make Test debut 14-woman squad announced for title defenceTayla Vlaeminck headlines a list of five Australians in with a shot at a Test debut after selectors announced their squad for next month’s women’s Ashes. Coach Ma...
2019-06-04 02:45

I've walked 12 million steps to deliver a message to the Australian government | Alwyn Doolan I set off a year ago carrying three message sticks as an invitation and a challenge. You are part of us and this land nowFrom its inception the Australian government has been in denial about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s political ex...
2019-05-22 15:30

Chris Gayle deserves higher defamation payout, Australian court hears Lawyer says the West Indies star, who was awarded $300,000, was hurt by the way his win was reportedThe international cricketer Chris Gayle, who was awarded $300,000 in defamation damages, should receive more for being hurt by the way his win was rep...
2019-06-06 13:45

Netflix vs Stan, Foxtel Now and Amazon Prime: Australian streaming services compared UPDATE: Stan has raised the price of its Premium package, which will now set you back $17 a month – that's a $2 increase from the tier's original $15 monthly fee. Updated article below.Now that streaming media has become a mainstay i...
2019-05-22 07:45

Australian tattooed model taunts police over assault arrest warrant: 'You'll never catch me' An Australian model whose body, face – and even eyes – are tattooed is taunting police on social media after an arrest warrant was issued for an alleged assault....
2019-05-31 17:30

Australian authorities make the largest onshore meth bust in the country's history Australian authorities made the country's largest onshore methamphetamine seizure when police found 1.6 tons of drugs hidden in a shipment of stereo speakers from Thailand, the federal agency announced on Friday....
2019-06-07 06:30

Great Australian Bight: parties soften stance as voters protest over drilling With sitting Liberal MPs along coast under pressure from angry electorate, Coalition promises audit of regulator’s decision A last-ditch effort to win votes in key seats in South Australia and Victoria has prompted both major parties to make changes ...
2019-05-21 21:01

Australian PM to visit Solomon Islands as Pacific nation eyes ties to China Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will visit the Solomon Islands next week, he said on Monday, as Western nations seek to rein in China's influence on the tiny Pacific island. With the United States and its allies keen to ensure China does ...
2019-05-27 08:15

India's Adani wins green light for long delayed Australian coal mine India's Adani Enterprises on Thursday received the go-ahead to start construction of a controversial coal mine in outback Australia, after a state government approved a final permit on ground water management....
2019-06-13 09:15

Dramatic video shows Minneapolis cop moments after 2017 fatal shooting of Australian woman Newly released footage from the night an unarmed woman was fatally shot outside her home shows the responsible Minneapolis police officer looking visibly distressed while another officer can be heard telling him “keep your mouth shut.”...
2019-05-24 13:30

Sony faces Australian Government lawsuit for 'illegal' PlayStation Store refund policy The nature of refunds on digital marketplaces has been an ongoing area of contention for some time now, as their global availability has lead them to, on occasion, come up against the local law of certain countries.Today, Sony has been accused by the...
2019-05-29 09:30

Sam Kerr fires warning to Australian women's team critics after wild, come from behind win over Brazil: 'We're back, so suck on that one' Photo by ERIC GAILLARD / Reuters Sam Kerr fired a warning to her team's fiercest critics Thursday. Kerr, captain of the Australia team at the FIFA Women's World Cup, played a critical and controversial role in the 3-2 win over Brazil. She was offsid...
2019-06-14 09:45

Fraser Anning, Australian lawmaker egged by teen after New Zealand mosque shootings, voted out of office Australian lawmaker Fraser Anning, who blamed Muslims after a white supremacist did the New Zealand mosque shootings, has been voted out of office.        ...
2019-05-21 14:45

UA women’s golf falls just short of NCAA golf championship TUCSON – After stunning golf powerhouse USC to advance to the NCAA Final Four, the Arizona Wildcat women’s golf team fell short of advancing to the championship match for the second year in a row. Here’s more from Wednesday’s ...
2019-05-23 14:15

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.        ...
2019-05-21 18:30

Australian central bank cuts benchmark rate by 0.25% to a new record low of 1.25% in 1st rate change in almost 3 years. MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian central bank cuts benchmark rate by 0.25% to a new record low of 1.25% in 1st rate change in almost 3 years. The post Australian central bank cuts benchmark rate by 0.25% to a new record low of 1.25% in 1st rate...
2019-06-04 07:15

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...
2019-06-01 21:30

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 ...
2019-06-14 03:45

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......
2019-05-24 05:30

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....
2019-05-21 15:15

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...
2019-05-23 13:30

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......
2019-06-01 17:45

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....
2019-06-10 07:45

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.       ...
2019-06-13 16:30

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.       ...
2019-06-10 17:45

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 Ma...
2019-05-29 17:15

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....
2019-05-21 18:30

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....
2019-05-22 01:30

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....
2019-05-23 06:30

US new-home sales fell 6.9% in April WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes sank 6.9% in April, driven by a decline in the sale of homes worth less than $300,000 that are generally bought by middle class and first-time buyers. The Commerce Department said Thursday that new homes sold...
2019-05-23 17:15

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.       ...
2019-06-14 16:00

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 ...
2019-05-25 17:30

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.       ...
2019-06-10 17:45

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....
2019-06-05 16:30

The best Memorial Day sales 2019: a guide to the best deals so far Memorial Day 2019 is officially almost here! That means not only a long holiday weekend 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...
2019-05-23 19:15

Best Buy beats quarterly same-store sales estimates Best Buy Co Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly same-store sales on Thursday, as the consumer electronics retailer sold more wearables and tablets and signed up more people to its subscription-based tech support services....
2019-05-23 13:45

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....
2019-06-05 17:45

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, B...
2019-05-25 17:30

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....
2019-06-09 06:45

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 ...
2019-05-22 07:45

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....
2019-06-05 18:45

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.       ...
2019-06-09 01:45

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 millio...
2019-06-07 20:30

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......
2019-06-12 06:45

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....
2019-05-24 07:45

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 ...
2019-05-22 07:45

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 a...
2019-05-22 07:45

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....
2019-06-04 06:45

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....
2019-05-21 18:30

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....
2019-06-03 22:00

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, J...
2019-06-13 22:30

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....
2019-05-28 21:45

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......
2019-06-01 17:45

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....
2019-06-14 19:30

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....
2019-06-01 18:45

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. Natura...
2019-05-26 22:45

5G will help smartphone sales recover in late 2019 Sales of 5G smartphones will fail to ignite the market in 2019, according to new figures from IDC, but there will be a recovery in the second half of this year.Analysts predict shipments will fall by 1.9 per cent in 2019 – the third consecutiv...
2019-05-31 16:45

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....
2019-06-03 21:30

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......
2019-06-15 12:45

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 fur...
2019-05-21 19:45

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....
2019-06-05 19:45

US pending home sales fell 1.5% in April WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans signed contracts on homes in April compared with the prior month, potentially signaling that rising prices have outweighed recent declines in mortgage rates. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that it...
2019-05-30 16:30

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, matt...
2019-05-27 22:45

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...
2019-06-14 15:45

Federal police raid ABC News in Sydney over 'Afghan Files' stories alleging unlawful killings by Australian special forces Police raided the offices of Australia's national broadcaster on Wednesday over allegations it had published information from classified leaked military documents....
2019-06-05 16:15

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.W...
2019-05-23 13:30

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 ...
2019-06-02 19:15

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......
2019-06-11 11:00

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.        ...
2019-05-23 19:45

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...
2019-05-22 07:01

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 s...
2019-05-22 07:45

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......
2019-06-02 18:45

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....
2019-06-14 18:45

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....
2019-06-14 18:45

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....
2019-05-31 01:00

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 wa...
2019-05-21 15:00

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...
2019-06-10 09:15

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....
2019-05-30 16:15

Target Posts Higher Comparable Sales, Profit Target posted an increase in comparable sales that was more than expected and reaffirmed that guidance for the fiscal year, sending shares higher in premarket trading....
2019-05-22 15:45

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....
2019-05-29 22:15

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 b...
2019-05-31 22:45

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....
2019-06-15 00:30

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 a...
2019-05-21 15:15

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 ...
2019-06-14 23:15

Solid U.S. retail sales offer economy some respite U.S. retail sales increased in May and sales for the prior month were revised higher, suggesting a pick-up in consumer spending that could ease fears the economy was slowing down sharply in the second quarter....
2019-06-14 19:30

The cheapest Samsung tablet prices and sales in May 2019 Android tablet enthusiasts around the world are keen to see the cheapest Samsung tablet prices and we're here to meet that need. The very best Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablets can be surprisingly expensive. But that's where we come in though wi...
2019-05-23 12:15

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....
2019-06-14 18:45

The best bank holiday sales still 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 ...
2019-05-23 19:15

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....
2019-06-11 14:30

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....
2019-06-04 20:01

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......
2019-06-12 10:30

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....
2019-06-13 11:15

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 per...
2019-06-06 02:15

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.        ...
2019-05-21 21:15

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...
2019-05-22 18:45

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....
2019-05-21 19:15

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....
2019-05-21 19:45