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Fed hikes key rate for third time this year

Fed hikes key rate for third time this year

The Fed funds futures market is now pricing in a 95.0% chance of a rate hike during today's FOMC meeting, meaning that investors should focus less on today's highly anticipated rate hike and focus more on Fed Powell's statement which will help the market determine whether we will have a fourth yearly rate hike in December and a rate hike next year as early as March. Consulte Mais Informação

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Canada's PM sees possibility to build on U.S.-Mexico NAFTA deal

He said that he originally hoped to reach some agreement on the tariffs as part of NAFTA talks, but now is focused on finishing NAFTA first before negotiating a separate deal on the tariffs. U.S. President Donald Trump sits behind his desk as he announces a bilateral trade agreement with Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 27, 2018. Consulte Mais Informação

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Price of oil could reach $100/barrel by late 2018 or early 2019

August 22, 2018. On Tuesday, Brent oil hit $82 per barrel for the first time since 2014. USA crude futures CLc1 were down 35 cents at $71.93 a barrel. He has also accused Iran of pursuing a "bloody agenda". The so-called 'OPEC+' group, which includes the world's biggest producer Russian Federation, met over the weekend but did not see the need to add new output as the market is well supplied. Consulte Mais Informação

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Dunkin' Donuts to change its name

Dunkin' Donuts to change its name

They also introduced a tap system for cold beverages, which houses nitro cold brew, cold brew, original-blend coffee, dark-roast coffee, decaf, green tea and iced tea.Whether or not the NYC store's alterations will expand to other stores in 2019 is yet to be confirmed.What do you think of Dunkin's name change? However, the shift to drive more customers to buy its coffee comes at a time companies such as Starbucks continue to deal with stagnating demand for coffee in the United States. Consulte Mais Informação

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Oil slips as OPEC reportedly weighs increasing output

Oil slips as OPEC reportedly weighs increasing output

Major oil trading houses are predicting the return of US$100 crude for the first time since 2014 as OPEC and its allies struggle to compensate for USA sanctions on Iran's exports. Last year, Opec and other oil-producing nations including Russian Federation said they would extend a deal, first agreed in 2016, to cut production to help support oil prices after they fell below $50 a barrel. Consulte Mais Informação

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Brexit secretary Dominic Raab rejects rumours of snap general election

Brexit secretary Dominic Raab rejects rumours of snap general election

Mr Davis, who quit as Brexit Secretary in protest at the plan agreed by Cabinet at Mrs May's country retreat in July, said it was time to "reset" negotiations with Brussels. Mrs May's spokesman later said the Prime Minister was specifically referring to the type of deal the European Union is now offering on future trade, which Britain believes will split England, Wales and Scotland from Northern Ireland, by insisting Northern Ireland follow different customs rules. Consulte Mais Informação

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United Kingdom cabinet agrees on Brexit immigration rules

United Kingdom cabinet agrees on Brexit immigration rules

Britain's opposition Labour Party voted overwhelmingly for a policy that would put a new vote on the table if Prime Minister Theresa May failed to get an eventual Brexit deal through the parliament. Media captionWould Jeremy Corbyn vote Leave or Remain now? The general secretary of the Labour Leave group, Brendan Chilton, described Sir Keir's comments as "a betrayal of the very highest order" which would cost Labour seats in the Midlands and Wales. Consulte Mais Informação

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Iran President’s EXPLOSIVE speech: Donald Trump resembles a ‘NAZI’ and a ‘BULLY’

Iran President’s EXPLOSIVE speech: Donald Trump resembles a ‘NAZI’ and a ‘BULLY’

The president was highlighting US gains under his watch as he opened his address to the U.N. General Assembly . Watch live in the player above. The "America first" remarks drew on a similar speech he delivered at last year's United Nations , but included more detailed examples of how that vision informs his policies on trade, immigration and the world's hot spots. Consulte Mais Informação

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Comcast buys 29.1 percent of Sky stock in market purchases

Comcast buys 29.1 percent of Sky stock in market purchases

The Takeover Panel, the body that regulates United Kingdom mergers and acquisitions, had mandated the two companies to enter an auction process to conclude a final bid in the long-drawn saga to take control of Sky . The Committee said the USA cablenet's offer price of £17.28 represented an "excellent outcome for independent Sky shareholders". The auction on Saturday was the culmination of a chaotic two-year takeover battle. Consulte Mais Informação

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Instagram co-founders quit after clash with Zuckerberg

Instagram co-founders quit after clash with Zuckerberg

Systrom and Krieger apparently plan to take some time off after leaving Facebook, though what follows that is unclear. Instagram, which was purchased by Facebook in 2012 for $1bn (£76m), now has more than 1 billion users. The Instagram departures may put further pressure on its stock. Instagram has come a long way since it first evolved from a location check-in app called Burbn into a photo sharing network back in 2010. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump's tariffs on $200b of Chinese imports kick in

Trump's tariffs on $200b of Chinese imports kick in

A new round of USA imposed duties on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, and a retaliatory set of tariffs imposed by Beijing on $60 billion worth of US goods, took effect at 12:01 a.m. China targeted 5,200 U.S. goods with five to 10 percent tariffs, including big ticket items such as liquefied natural gas, lumber and electronics, as well as peppermint oil, pig hides and condoms. Consulte Mais Informação

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