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Sensex, Nifty open in red as Trump sets off fierce trade war

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The Nifty Bank index fell 471.10 or 1.95 per cent to close at around an eight-month low of 23670.40 as a host of stocks dropped by up to four per cent. Capitulation with multiple headwinds can pull the market down to 9,750 on the Nifty, but fundamentals are not supporting the fall now, he said. It was a bloodbath across equity markets on Friday after US President Donald Trump announced sweeping tariffs on Chinese goods, a move that has heightened concerns that the global trade war will ... Read More »

Australia's first direct flight to United Kingdom launched

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The airline unveiled plans for the world's longest non-stop commercial flight , for the "last frontier of global aviation", back in August past year. The long-haul flight has cut three hours travel time off the old route, which involves a stop-off in in Singapore or the Middle East. The QF9 daily flight begins in Melbourne with a stop in Perth before the nonstop leg to London . Read More »

Jorginho prefers Liverpool transfer over Manchester United and Arsenal switches

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With the Reds being in the Champions League quarter-finals and in an advantageous positon, the former striker believes teams would rather be in Liverpool's shoes at a late stage of the campaign. Liverpool's only worry would be if one of La Liga's heavyweights in Real Madrid or Barcelona tried to poach Jorginho away from Stadio San Paolo, but neither now retain major interest in his signature. Read More »

NY snow blamed for 3 deaths; nor'easter skips Boston

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The storm has shuttered schools in all of the Northeast's major cities. I think cancellations tomorrow should be limited to the afternoon. Colder air spilling into the highland regions northwest of town helped quickly change things over from rain to sleet and in some cases snow. Read More »

Toys 'R' Us founder dies days after shutdown

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Nine years previously, he launched a children's furniture store and started adding toys to his product line. "It's contagious, it's a great environment, it's fun to come to work", says Sherry Stone, manager at the Cotswold Village location of Toys & Co. Read More »

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)

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FedEx Office and Walmart announced an agreement Tuesday to place the new FedEx Office locations within select domestic Walmart stores nationwide in the next 24 months. The company was maintained on Saturday, August 22 by Stephens. The rating was maintained by UBS on Wednesday, August 19 with "Neutral". The company gives a ROE of 16.70%. Read More »

Protests across districts against 'Rath Yatra'

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Arguing that the yatra is meant to evoke communal tensions, political parties including DMK, MDMK, VCK, AMMK have urged the government to deny permission for the yatra in the state. But actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan was critical of the manner in which the AIADMK government in the state was handling the yatra . The yatra , organised by Maharashtra-based Shri Ramdas Mission Universal Society, has traversed across six states till now and will conclude at Rameshwaram on Thursday. Read More »

US gun protestors seeing change from senators

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Liberal Studies first year and Miami native Valentina Maldonado does not support Rubio's views on gun control, saying that he does not support "common-sense gun laws". It took me quite some time to realize they functioned no differently than any other semi-automatic rifle. "It should have passed with Columbine, but it didn't", Schroeder said. Read More »

Powell Fed talks tariff worries without tallying likely fallout

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However, he also acknowledged that central bankers now consider the prospects of a global trade war as a "more prominent risk" to the economic outlook. And the higher rates go, the more people will have to cut back, which translates into slower economic growth. The United States central bank increased lending rates by 25 basis points on Thursday amidst market turmoil all over the world. Read More »

Video released of Uber self-drive fatal crash

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All self-driving cars have a human safety driver behind the wheel to take over in case of an emergency. "It absolutely should have been able to pick her up", said Sam Abuelsmaid, an analyst for Navigant Research who follows autonomous vehicles. Read More »

Bumped passenger scores $10K flight voucher after Twitter tirade

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If nobody bites, they will kick off the lowest fare passenger by pulling them out of the boarding line. No one apparently did, and Preiss was apparently the passenger who'd paid the least, as she explained in a tweetstorm . Girl, 11, Agonizes Over Death of French Bulldog on United Flight: 'It Can't Breathe There!' "In that case, a good negotiation strategy is to start off by insisting on cash compensation, because the airline would rather offer you a larger amount in travel vouchers than in ... Read More »

WhatsApp co-founder tells users to delete Facebook

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Koum stayed on to serve as WhatsApp's CEO , helping the transition and direction, while Acton left shortly after the buyout. The California-based social media giant is facing an onslaught of criticism at home and overseas over revelations that a firm working for Donald Trump's presidential campaign harvested and misused data on 50 million members. Read More »

KB Toys is coming back. Here's where and when you'll find it

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A Toys R Us distribution centre in the West Midlands is set to close, leading to the loss of nearly 100 jobs. "That's a big, big void that we're hoping to fill up". The Toys R Us going out of business sale comes as more and more people are buying toys and games online due to the convenience and affordable prices of doing so. Read More »

Venezuela's crude sales to USA falls to 15-year low in…

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Worries about falling production in Venezuela , whose output has been halved since 2005 to below 2 million barrels per day (bpd) due to an economic crisis, also supported oil markets. An after-market survey from S&P Global Platts found gasoline stocks are 3.7 percent above the five-year average, compared with the 6.1 percent overhang one year ago. Read More »

Why stock markets fear interest rate hikes from Federal Reserve

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USA stock index futures were lower on Wednesday as traders moved cautiously ahead of an expected Federal Reserve interest rate hike and continuing fallout from Facebook Inc's data privacy breach. Powell, who took over from former Fed chief Janet Yellen in early February, triggered a brief global market selloff when he told USA lawmakers late last month that he had grown more confident in the economic outlook. Read More »

United suspends pet-cargo service after spate of incidents

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Last week, United apologized for the death of a passenger's dog after its carrier, with him inside, was put in an overhead bin. United says they expect the review to be finished by May 1st. In 2017, United accounted for 78% of all animal-related mishaps among major U.S. airlines, despite accounting for just 27% of all animal transportation, according to a report by the U.S. Read More »

Respite for consumers as inflation expected to ease back to 2.8%

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Falling petrol prices and a slower rise in the cost of food contributed to a drop in United Kingdom consumer price inflation during February. "As a result, we still think that the MPC will raise interest rates... The economists expect the data to show acceleration of growth to an annual rate of 2.6% in the three months to the end of January. However, the lower than expected inflation rate hasn't changed the outlook for interest rates much. Read More »

Matic enjoys working with Mourinho

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Newcastle United are reportedly still keen on Manchester United full-back Luke Shaw having made a move for the defender in January. He might've been harsh, particularly following a win, but there's definitely a couple of players who could do with a new club. Read More »

First known fatality from driverless Uber happens in Tempe

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The number of states considering legislation related to autonomous vehicles has gradually increased each year, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. It recommended giving the privacy commissioner greater reach over how vehicle companies use drivers' information, including whether personal information can be monetized, and giving federal cybersecurity officials a bigger role in protecting the new technology from hackers. Read More »

Indigo hit with more snags

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IndiGo indicated their first Neo in March 2016 and in the span of 24 months, the model has seen more than 100 engine failure/warnings. An A320 neo aircraft that operated Mumbai-Jammu, during maintenance checks was detected with leakage from one engine. Read More »

Dog accidentally flown to Japan reunited with family

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Munoz survived the outrage previous year after the airline called security aboard a United Express jet and removed passenger Dr. David Dao from the flight, beating him and bloodying him in the process. When the plane landed in New York City, the dog's owners found the puppy dead in his carrier after apparently suffocating in the locker. Irgo arrived on Thursday on a United Airlines corporate jet. Read More »

Patrick's Day celebration in NYC

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PATRICK'S DAY PARADE hits Uptown at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, while the DOWNTOWN IRISH CLUB ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE takes off in the Bywater at 6 p.m. and strolls to downtown and the French Quarter. People in Ireland as well as overseas celebrate St Patrick's day every year on March 17 to honour his role in bringing Catholicism to the country. President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina will be in attendance. Read More »

Bhagwant Mann quits AAP's Punjab chief post

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Now, I've learnt that allegations are unfounded, " the Delhi CM said in a statement. "I will not retract from my stated stand". Giving his views for the first time after party chief Arvind Kejriwal's apology to a former minister which pushed the state unit into a crisis, the former leader of opposition in Punjab Assembly and MLA from Dakha also suggested that the state unit should function like a regional party with total independence on state matters. Read More »

Roger Federer defeats Borna Coric to reach Indian Wells final

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Top seed Roger Federer takes on unseeded Borna Coric of Croatia in the semi-final of BNP Paribas Open 2018 in Indian Wells Saturday, March 17. Chung shot to fame at the Australian Open this year, beating Alex Zverev - then ranked fourth in the world - and Novak Djokovic on the way to a semi-final showdown with Federer. Read More »

Halep prevails in three sets to advance to semi-finals

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A day after beating her sister Serena, Venus Williams moved past Anastasija Sevastova 7-6 (6) 6-4 and will next face Carla Suarez Navarro , who defeated Danielle Collins 6-2 6-4. I tried to mix it up. Nothing was going right for the former world number one, and losing 16 of the last 20 points certainly reflected how Wozniacki allowed her own dismay to overwhelm her throughout the encounter. Read More »

American Midstream Partners (AMID) Lowered to "D+" at TheStreet

The firm has a market cap of $1,906.85, a PE ratio of 11.84 and a beta of 1.85. Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (CORT ) stock price tumbled -1.00% to close at $17.84 during recent trade. Enable Midstream Partners had 35 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Since February 12, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $1.51 million activity. Read More »

Parent company of Winn-Dixie enters restructuring agreement

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Landlords at the closed stores will be stuck with large spaces to fill at a time when some retailers are cutting down on their brick-and-mortar stores, or going out of business. The company operates 582 stores across the southern United States. The 94 store closures are in Alabama, Florida , Georgia , Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina and SC. Read More »

TDP exits NDA, no-confidence motion not taken up in Lok Sabha

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Party MP Thota Narasimham told reporters that they were collecting signatures of 54 MPs, which is required to move the no-trust motion. The Chief Minister said the Bharatiya Janata Party , which was then in opposition, promised to fulfil all commitments including special category status to the state but forgot all the promises after coming to power. Read More »

Toys R Us to close or sell all stores in US

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According to The Record , the company's debt payments were as high as $400 million a year, and were particularly crushing when the recession hit in 2008. That would leave its Canadian stores among the few left standing. That made its lenders more skittish about investing in the company. Toys "R" Us bought FAO Schwarz in 2009 but it was later sold to consumer products company ThreeSixtyGroup in 2016. Read More »

Nike's No. 2 executive resigns

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Edwards was not specifically implicated, ESPN reports . In a memo to employees, though, portions of which first appeared in The Wall Street Journal , Parker indicated there was a lot more to the story. While Edwards was on the list of potential CEO replacements for Mark Parker , there isn't any sense of panic. The company also announced that Mark Parker will remain as board chair, president and chief executive officer beyond 2020, and Elliott Hill, former president of Nike ... Read More »