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China April services sector expands further on strong export sales: Caixin PMI

Activity in China's services sector further improved in April, with export sales rising at a record pace, a private business survey showed on Monday, although the longer-term outlook for new orders stayed subdued due to global economic uncertainties.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews


Asian markets plunge after Trump threatens China tariff hike

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares tumbled in Asia early Monday after President Donald Trump threatened to impose more tariffs on China, spooking investors who had been expecting good news this week on trade. The Shanghai Composite index plunged 5.2% to 2,918.65, and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong sank 3.4% to 29,060.87. The future contract for […]
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, Business, News, China, Ap, Nation, Shanghai, Donald Trump, Bangkok, Trump


Boeing did not disclose 737 MAX alert issue to FAA for 13 months

Boeing Co did not tell U.S. regulators for more than a year that it inadvertently made an alarm alerting pilots to a mismatch of flight data optional on the 737 MAX, instead of standard as on earlier 737s, but insisted on Sunday the missing display represented no safety risk
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U.S. Fed faces tough sell on inflation framework

Federal Reserve policymakers fear they are ill-equipped to battle the next recession under their current inflation-targeting approach, and this year are well into an effort to vet new strategies for managing interest rates in a world of muted inflation and low borrowing costs.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Federal Reserve, U S Fed


Explainer: Who pays Trump's tariffs - China and other exporters or U.S. customers?

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would raise tariffs to 25 percent from 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese goods.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Donald Trump, Trump


China central bank to cut reserve requirements for some banks as trade tensions rise

China's central bank said on Monday it will cut the reserve requirement ratios (RRRs) for small and medium-sized banks effective from May 15, in a targeted policy measure to help support companies struggling amid an economic slowdown.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews


Gold gains as Trump's tariff threat unnerves global markets

Gold prices climbed on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on Chinese goods, escalating Sino-U.S. trade tensions, which prompted risk-off sentiment and boosted safe-haven assets.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Trump, U S President Donald Trump


Why Westpac boss is worried about deposit rates

A cut in the official cash rate this week could leave "some room" for home loan rates to fall further but the bigger worry is what to do about deposit rates, says Westpac boss David McLean.Home loan rates have fallen to record lows... [Author: [email protected]]
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Chinese shares hit by Trump tariff threat

Mr Trump's vow to hike tariffs raises pressure on China ahead of trade talks due to resume this week.
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China's benchmark Shanghai Composite index plunges 5.1% after Trump threatens to raise tariffs.

China's benchmark Shanghai Composite index plunges 5.1% after Trump threatens to raise tariffs.
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Asian market plunge after Trump threatens more China tariffs

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares tumbled in Asia early Monday after President Donald Trump threatened in a tweet to impose more tariffs on China, spooking investors who had been expecting good news on trade. The Shanghai Composite index sank 4.9%, briefly dipping 5% lower, and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong plunged 3.5%. Markets were closed […]
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Trump vows tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks

President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal on Sunday, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hundreds of billions more soon.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Donald Trump, Trump


Global stocks, commodities tumble after Trump vows China tariff hike

Global financial markets tumbled on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly jacked up pressure on China to reach a trade deal, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods this week.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Trump, U S President Donald Trump


Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions

Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status updates and other content posted since 2014.
Tags: Facebook, Money, businessNews, Facebook Inc, Hyderabad India


Microsoft unleashes Xbox One X consoles inspired by Godzilla and friends

Microsoft created four exclusive Xbox One X consoles with designs based on Godzilla, Mothra, Rodan, and King Ghidorah. No purchases are necessary to join the raffle for the consoles, while you await Godzilla's return to the big screen. The post Microsoft unleashes Xbox One X consoles inspired by Godzilla and friends appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Xbox One, Trends, Godzilla, Xbox One X, Mothra Rodan


Stocks plunge as Trump escalates trade war with China with plan to raise tariffs

Stocks in Asia have plummeted after signal that US will hike import tax to 25%, dealing blow to hopes of a lasting dealDonald Trump has escalated the trade war with China by announcing plans to hike the tariff imposed on $200bn of Chinese goods from 10% to 25% on Friday.The US president also threatened to impose tariffs on all Chinese trade with America, a move that could further destabilise relations between the two economic powers. Continue reading...
Tags: Asia, Business, China, US, America, International Trade, Economics, UK News, World news, US news, Asia Pacific, Global Economy, Trump


Distracted by tech while driving? The answer may be more tech.

Driving while distracted is nothing new, but new distractions for drivers pop up all the time. While carmakers and tech companies have worked to keep drivers from checking their phones, the most effective safety features may be the technology that is laying the foundation for autonomous cars. This advanced driver-assistance technology can automatically bring a […]
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7 Ways To Get Clients When Starting Your Wedding Business

Your start-up wedding business needs to draw in customers to ensure success. It can be a challenge to attract customers when you’re just trying to get established. Check out these 7 ways to get clients when starting your wedding business to begin growing your business. Create a Wedding Blog. Blogs are a great way to direct organic traffic to your new business. For best results you should: Post at Least Once a Week Write Posts Dealing with Wedding Topics Include Local Names and Terms in Your ...
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Installed Building Products (IBP) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

IBP earnings call for the period ending March 31, 2019.
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Air New Zealand's $100m struggle in China

Air New Zealand has lost $100 million in the 13 years it has been flying to China, chief executive Christopher Luxon says.The cumulative loss in that time is largely because it is competing in the Chinese market with government-affiliated... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, New Zealand, Christopher Luxon


NZ commodity prices extend gain in April, March figures revised higher

New Zealand commodity prices lifted in April and were significantly higher in March than previously reported, ANZ Bank's monthly commodity price index shows.The ANZ world commodity price index lifted 2.5 per cent in April, following... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, ANZ, Nz, ANZ Bank


Most small business owners happy with new tax law

Today is the start of the annual Small Business Week. And yes, you can combine it with Cinco de Mayo and raise a margarita to your favorite entrepreneur. These 30 million or so smaller companies are hailed as America's backbone. Approximately 10 million are women-owned, 29 percent are minority-owned and nearly 10 percent are veteran-owned.  Running a small business has never been easy. In fact, their size tends to put more pressure on such operations. Profit margins are thin. The ability to off...
Tags: Taxes, Congress, America, Irs, Capone, Cinco de Mayo, TCJA, Jenn Flynn


No Junk Mail Please: Traditional Marketing vs Digital

It’s the magic word of the business world: marketing. But with the magic comes mystery, and a wide range of ways you can use it to make – or break – your business. Whether you’re a billion dollar corporation or a small startup, experiencing rapid growth or stuck in a rut, marketing is an essential part of setting your business up for success. But marketing isn’t always easy – especially if you’re working with a tight budget and need to make every campaign count. Should you jump onto the latest ...
Tags: Google, Business, UK, Digital, Analytics, Google Analytics, Digital Marketing, USP, Small Business Advice, Time Digital, Inbound, Marketing (WOMM, Digital Digital, Traditional Marketing, Brochures Telephone Radio adverts Mail Traditional, Sunday Times Digital


Night flight delight: Hawke's Bay spots the Rocket Lab launch from hundreds of kilometres away

Hawke's Bay was treated to a show on Sunday evening as Rocket Lab launched its sixth electron rocket from its site on Māhia Peninsula.Residents from as far south as Central Hawke's Bay were able to spot the rocket in the sky.Patangata... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Bay, Hawke, Rocket Lab, hia Peninsula


Hackers demanding bitcoin payments for code held hostage from GitHub and GitLab

Hackers extracted all the source code from certain GitHub, GitLab, and Bitbucket repositories, leaving behind a ransom note demanding bitcoin. It remains unclear how the hackers were able to access the accounts. The post Hackers demanding bitcoin payments for code held hostage from GitHub and GitLab appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Bitcoin, Computing, Hackers, Github, Bitbucket, Gitlab, GitHub GitLab


Thunes raises $10M to make financial services more accessible in emerging markets

Cross-border fintech continues to be an area of interest for venture capitalists. The latest deal sees GGV Capital — the U.S-China firm that’s backed Xiaomi, Airbnb, Square and others — lead a $10 million investment in Singapore-based startup Thunes. Other investors in the Series A round are not being disclosed at this point. Thunes — which is slang for money in French and is pronounced ‘tunes’ — is not your typical startup. Its service is a b2b play that provides payment solutions for com...
Tags: Startups, Asia, London, Indonesia, China, Southeast Asia, Singapore, India, Africa, Paypal, Middle East, Xiaomi, Dubai, Miami, Paytm, Mpesa


Loonshots, by Safi Bahcall

Several smart people I follow have talked about reading a book called Loonshots, by Safi Bahcall, so I figured I better have a look. It's a great read that's loaded with interesting stories and provocative perspectives. I still have about 60 pages to go but I've already learned about how radar was almost completely overlooked as a breakthrough technology, why Pan Am is no more and how Polaroid met its demise. You might think you already know most, if not all, of these stories but I promise you t...
Tags: Startups, Books, Business, Polaroid, Pan Am, Clayton Christensen, Clay Christensen, Joe Wikert, Technology Stuff, The Innovator's Dilemma, Business Strategy, Safi Bahcall, Loonshots, The Moses Trap, Bahcall


Huawei calls for talks with GCSB minister on 5G

Huawei has vigorously defended its right to be part of New Zealand's 5G mobile network build at the China Business Summit in Auckland this morning. And it has called on GCSB Minister Andrew Little to meet with them to discuss the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Huawei, Auckland, Andrew Little, GCSB, China Business Summit


My Hero Academia Reaches 22 Million Copies in Print

The official Japanese Twitter account for the My Hero Academia franchise has announced the original manga has reached a whopping 22 million copies in print. My Hero Academia was listed as 2018’s second-best selling manga title, according to Oricon. It sold 6,718,185 copies last year, second to Eiichiro Oda’s One Piece with 8,113,317 copies sold. […]
Tags: Sales, Anime, Announcements, Manga, Eiichiro Oda, My Hero Academia, Shonen Jump, Hero Academia



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