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The first teaser for Game of Thrones’ final season reveals a Stark family reunion

Draw your swords: the eighth and final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones is nearly here, and its first teaser is out now. Hit the play button above to watch it. There’s not much to glean from the all-too-short clip: it takes us inside the Crypts of Winterfell, where it appears that the Stark children – Sansa, Arya, and Jon Snow – will reunite to face a common threat. Expect to see the saga to unfold across six episodes, each over an hour long. Season eight premieres April 14 – which means you have...
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Chinese customs data show December exports to US contracted 3.5 percent compared with year ago as Trump tariff hikes hit

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese customs data show December exports to US contracted 3.5 percent compared with year ago as Trump tariff hikes hit. [Author: [email protected]]
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Indonesian official says cockpit voice recorder of Lion Air jet that crashed in October has been found

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian official says cockpit voice recorder of Lion Air jet that crashed in October has been found. [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Jakarta, Lion Air, Indonesia AP


Donald Trump's trade war hits Chinese exports

China's trade growth slowed in 2018 as a tariff battle with Washington heated up and global consumer demand weakened.Exports rose 7.1 per cent, customs data showed Monday, down from the 7.9 per cent reported earlier for 2017. Import... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Washington, China, Donald Trump


Brexit takes toll on Britain's financial sector, outlook weak

Uncertainty over Brexit and the economy have led demand for Britain's financial services to shrink for the first time in five years, with no immediate sign of an improvement, a survey by business group CBI and PwC showed.
Tags: Money, Cbi, businessNews, Britain, Pwc, Brexit


China's trade surplus with US in 2018 widens to record $323.3 billion; exports up 11.3 percent, imports up 0.7 percent

BEIJING (AP) — China's trade surplus with US in 2018 widens to record $323.3 billion; exports up 11.3 percent, imports up 0.7 percent. [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, US, Beijing


Indonesia finds Lion Air jet cockpit voice recorder

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A search effort has located the cockpit voice recorder of a Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October, an Indonesian official said Monday, in a possible boost to the accident investigation.Ridwan... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Indonesia, Jakarta, Lion Air, Indonesia AP, Java Sea, Ridwan


The Latest: China '18 trade surplus with US at record $323B

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on China-U.S. trade and the tariffs battle between the two biggest economies (all times local):11:55 a.m.China's politically sensitive trade surplus with the United States surged to a record $323.3 billion... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, US, Beijing, United States


Gold rises as expectations of Fed pause keeps lid on dollar

Gold prices rose on Monday as the dollar fell on expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will not raise rates this year and as Asian markets dropped after lacklustre China data reflected a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Fed, U S Federal Reserve


China December crude oil imports at second highest, gas imports at record

China's crude oil imports in December surged nearly 30 percent from a year earlier to the second highest for a month on a daily basis, Reuters calculations of customs data showed on Monday.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Reuters


Global Markets: Asia shares, U.S. stock futures slide as China's exports slump jolts investors

Asian shares and U.S. stock futures skidded on Monday after a shock contraction in Chinese exports pointed to deepening cracks in the world's second-biggest economy and raised fears of a sharper slowdown in global growth and corporate profits.
Tags: Asia, Money, China, businessNews, U S stock futures


China's exports shrink most in 2 years, raising risks for global economy

China's exports unexpectedly fell the most in two years in December and imports also contracted, pointing to further weakness in the world's second-largest economy in 2019 and deteriorating global demand.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews


Australia Wesfarmers' department store sales sag, shares drop

Australian retail conglomerate Wesfarmers Ltd warned on Monday that its discount department stores made slower-than-expected sales over Christmas, sending its shares sliding to a one-month low and auguring badly for rival retailers.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Wesfarmers Ltd, Australia Wesfarmers


China's 2018 iron ore imports fall 1 percent, first annual drop since 2010

China's 2018 iron ore imports fell by 1 percent from the previous year, the first annual decline since 2010, according to data from the General Administration of Customs on Monday.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, General Administration of Customs


Oil slides on China trade slump, but crude imports remain high

Oil prices fell by almost 1 percent on Monday, with Brent crude slipping below $60 per barrel, after Chinese data showed weakening imports and exports in the world's biggest trading nation and second-largest crude oil consumer.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Brent


‘Aquaman’ becomes first DC cinematic universe movie to cross $1 billion

Aquaman fell to second place at the weekend box office, but its worldwide earnings crossed the $1 billion mark, making it the first film in Warner Bros. Pictures' DC Extended Universe to do so. The post ‘Aquaman’ becomes first DC cinematic universe movie to cross $1 billion appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, News, Trends, Warner Bros Pictures, Weekend Box Office, Movies & TV, Mortal Engines, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse


Wife says ex-Nissan boss Ghosn suffers 'harsh' treatment in jail

The wife of ousted Nissan Motor Co Ltd chairman Carlos Ghosn has urged New York-based Human Rights Watch to draw attention to his "harsh treatment" during detention in a Japanese jail, a letter seen by Reuters showed on Sunday.
Tags: New York, Money, businessNews, Nissan, Human Rights Watch, Reuters, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Motor Co Ltd


China's 2018 trade surplus with U.S. highest on record going back to 2006

China's trade surplus with the United States rose to $323.32 billion last year, the highest on record going back to 2006, Reuters calculations based on customs data showed on Monday.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, United States, Reuters


China December exports unexpectedly drop 4.4 percent, imports fall 7.6 percent

China's December exports unexpectedly fell 4.4 percent from a year earlier, the biggest monthly drop in two years, official data showed on Monday, pointing to further weakening in the world's second-largest economy.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews


China's 2018 trade surplus with US hits record high $323B

BEIJING (AP) — China's politically sensitive trade surplus with the United States surged to a record $323.3 billion in 2018 as a tariff battle with Washington intensified.Chinese customs data released Monday showed December exports... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Washington, China, US, Beijing, United States


China 2018 trade growth slowed as US trade battle heated up

BEIJING (AP) — China's trade growth slowed in 2018 as a tariff battle with Washington heated up and global consumer demand weakened.Exports rose 7.1 percent, customs data showed Monday, down from the 7.9 percent reported earlier... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Washington, China, US, Beijing


China reports 2018 exports rose 7.1 percent, imports up 12.9 percent as U.S. tariffs imposed.

BEIJING (AP) — China reports 2018 exports rose 7.1 percent, imports up 12.9 percent as U.S. tariffs imposed. [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Ap, Beijing


Apple losing India badly: iPhone shipments shrunk by 50%

Apple has shipped almost 50% lesser iPhones in India in 2018 as compared to 2017.The post appeared first on NextBigWhat..
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China posts strongest export growth in seven years in 2018 despite trade war

China's exports rose 9.9 percent in 2018, its strongest trade performance in seven years, despite growing disruptions from an escalating trade war with the United States, customs data showed on Monday.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, United States


Kmart earnings drop on weak womenswear sales

Popular discount retailer Kmart experienced a lull in trading in the six months to December 31 after several years of consistent growth.Sales at the retailer owned by Australian retail company Wesfarmers increased just one per cent... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Kmart, Wesfarmers


Free File 2019 is open with taxpayer protection upgrades

Longest U.S. federal government shutdown in history be damned! That's apparently the Internal Revenue Service's motto this year. It announced last week that it will start working on our 2018 tax returns — and issue any related refunds — this filing season, which is set to start on Monday, Jan. 28, even if it's technically still operating in modified shutdown mode. The IRS underscored that commitment on Friday, Jan. 11, when it announced that taxpayers who qualify to use Free File can now access...
Tags: Taxes, Wyoming, Irs, Internal Revenue Service, Rettig, Free File, VITA TCE, Credit Federal, Both the IRS


Outrank The Business Next Door: The 3 Best Local SEO Tips To Implement In Your Strategy In 2019

by Robert Clough SEO is a complex beast. For something just three letters long, it seems there's a never-ending list of things to do to manage your ranking. And we get that. That's what our whole blog is about - helping you figure out what to put on that list. So when it comes to establishing your best local SEO, get a quick start with our guide below. 1. Worship Google My Business What's one thing that all-powerful people love (or search engines in this example)? Themselves. But Googl...
Tags: Google, Small Business, Seo, Local Search, Local Search Marketing, Robert Clough SEO


Global Markets: Asian shares falter from 1-1/2-month highs, markets wary about China data

Asian shares turned down on Monday as China trade data started trickling in and as investors looked to key corporate earnings later in the week to take the pulse of a cooling global economy.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Global Markets


Asian shares falter from one-and-a-half-month highs, markets wary about China data

Asian shares turned down on Monday as China trade data started trickling in and as investors looked to key corporate earnings later in the week to take the pulse of a cooling global economy.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews


SpaceX nails its first launch and landing of 2019, but job cuts loom

SpaceX has nailed its first launch and landing of 2019 with a mission that deployed more satellites for Virginia-based Iridium Communications. But the success was soured somewhat by reports of upcoming job losses at the company. The post SpaceX nails its first launch and landing of 2019, but job cuts loom appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, Spacex, News, Virginia, Trends, Job losses, Rocket Launch, Emerging Tech, Iridium Communications



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