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US FAA launches high-priority probe of Boeing's safety analyses

US FAA launches high-priority probe of Boeing's safety analyses

Citing "safety experts involved in the investigation, as well as mid-level FAA officials and airline pilots", the Journal reported Monday that the automated stall-prevention system on Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 models - meant to help cockpit crews avoid mistakenly raising a plane's nose dangerously high - "under unusual conditions can push it down unexpectedly and so strongly that flight crews can't pull it back up". Consulte Mais Informação

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Tech giants slide, pulling U.S. stock market sharply lower

Tech giants slide, pulling U.S. stock market sharply lower

Apple shares fell 5 percent after several suppliers to the company, including Lumentum Holdings Inc, whose components power the iPhone's Face ID technology, cut their forecasts. While companies got a boost this year from the lower tax rates put in place by President Donald Trump and the GOP last December, several companies have recently warned about the impact of higher costs related to tariffs and rising interest rates. Consulte Mais Informação

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USA oil continues to fall. When will the turnaround come?

USA oil continues to fall. When will the turnaround come?

US light crude was $1.35 lower at $58.48. Worldwide benchmark Brent crude oil futures had yet to trade, however both oil price benchmarks have shed more than 20 percent in value since early October. Thanks to these developments, oil production outside OPEC will reach 59.86 million bpd this year, growing further to 62.09 million bpd in 2019. One aspect that might be in play is the amount of Non-Opec oil production with USA shale production increasing to record levels for next year. Consulte Mais Informação

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Amazon picks NYC and Northern Virginia for its split

Amazon picks NYC and Northern Virginia for its split "HQ2"

Amazon.com will today announce it has selected NY and Northern Virginia for its second headquarters, a source told Reuters. The D.C. region was seen as a favorite to land the new headquarters, as many drew connections between founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and the nation's capital after he purchased the Washington Post and a mansion in D.C.'s prominent Kalorama neighborhood. Consulte Mais Informação

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Dems Plan Multitude of Subpoenas Related to Trump White House

Dems Plan Multitude of Subpoenas Related to Trump White House

Schiff also said on Sunday that he'd like to investigate Trump's treatment of the press, CNN and The Washington Post in particular, saying he wants to determine if the president used "the instruments of state power to punish the press". "It is very squarely within our responsibility to find out", he said. Axios' Zach Basu created a list of 85 topics that Democrats expect to target with subpoenas, including Trump's tax returns, his family businesses, his relationship with Russian ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Pilots report seeing UFO in sky off Ireland

Pilots report seeing UFO in sky off Ireland

The Irish Aviation Authority kicked off a probe following a number of UFO sightings, with an object flying at what is purported to be light speed zipped by, before vanishing away, according to a statement from the Irish Examiner . He described it as a "meteor or another object making some kind of re-entry" and said it was " multiple objects following the same sort of trajectory - very bright from where we were". Consulte Mais Informação

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Will oil price shoot up again?

The Saudis said they would decrease the oil supply by as much as 500,000 bpd as soon as in December - albeit other OPEC member-states and their allies, such as Russian Federation, have yet to announce their position on the proposed cuts. "I think those reports are going to be even weaker because they will have to adjust for the increase in US production", Jakob said. While Riyadh has made a decision to lower production, the rest of the attendees did not come to a consensus on the matter, ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Saudi to cut oil exports by 500,000 barrels per day in December

Saudi to cut oil exports by 500,000 barrels per day in December

In a final statement, they said they had "reviewed current oil supply and demand fundamentals and noted that 2019 prospects point to higher supply growth than global requirements". Russia, by contrast, is in a more comfortable position, and Energy Minister Alexander Novak showed no sign he was ready to act immediately. "We want to enter 2019 with a minimum amount of stocks", Falih said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Free meals, specials offered to active, retired military on Veterans Day

Free meals, specials offered to active, retired military on Veterans Day

Texas Roadhouse: All veterans and reserve and active-duty military can get a complimentary lunch from a select menu on Sunday, Nov. 11, at Texas Roadhouse from 11 a.m. Great Clips: Free haircuts for veterans. With Veterans Day upon us, there are lots of business around the state offering discounts for veterans and their families throughout the weekend. Consulte Mais Informação

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US Fed leaves rates unchanged

US Fed leaves rates unchanged

The Fed chose to maintain the target range for the federal funds rate at 2 to 2.25 percent, the central bank said in a statement after concluding a two-day policy meeting. Data released in late October showed the U.S. economy grew at a 3.5 per cent annual rate in the third quarter, well above the roughly 2 per cent annual growth pace the Fed and many economists regard as the underlying trend. Consulte Mais Informação

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