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China to 'immediately' apply measures agreed in trade truce with US

Trump pushes to narrow the deficit - the difference between a country's exports and imports - demand for foreign-made products is spurring companies to import more foreign-made goods to the U.S. Another key export barometer is the biannual Canton Fair. But growth of exports and imports slowed from October, with exports rising 5.4 per cent for November on-year, short of the 9.4 per cent forecast by Bloomberg News, and imports rising 3.0 per cent on-year, also below the forecast. Consulte Mais Informação

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Marlboro Maker Altria Takes 45% Stake In Cronos (NASDAQ:CRON)(NYSE:MO)

Marlboro Maker Altria Takes 45% Stake In Cronos (NASDAQ:CRON)(NYSE:MO)

Canadian pot stocks have been crushed in recent weeks after a lacklustre start to recreational sales amid reports of countrywide supply shortages. Altria will acquire 146.2 million Cronos shares at a price of CA$16.25 per share, representing a 41.5% premium to the 10-day average price ending November 30, the last unaffected trading day before Cronos publicly disclosed discussions with Altria . Consulte Mais Informação

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China confident of agreeing U.S. trade deal despite Trump's combative stance

China confident of agreeing U.S. trade deal despite Trump's combative stance

Earlier this year Trump imposed an import tax of 25 percent on $50 billion in Chinese products, then hit an additional $200 billion worth of goods with 10 percent tariffs. Trump said he believes "President Xi (Jinping ) meant every word of what he said" at their meeting recently in Argentina, including "his promise to me to criminalize the sale of deadly Fentanyl coming into the United States". Consulte Mais Informação

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Stocks fall as declining United States yields, trade woes knock sentiment

Stocks fall as declining United States yields, trade woes knock sentiment

The yield on a short-term Treasury bond is now more valuable than the return on a longer-term bond. Investors typically demand higher yields to commit money for longer periods of time. "Investors are coming around to our downbeat view of the prospects for the US economy", analysts at Capital Economics wrote on Tuesday, arguing that there was no reason to regard this pending yield curve inversion as different from others. Consulte Mais Informação

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Cheescake Factory giving away 40,000 slices to celebrate 40th birthday

Cheescake Factory giving away 40,000 slices to celebrate 40th birthday

The restaurant was participating in a national giveaway of 40,000 cheesecake slices in conjunction with a food-delivery service. "This means you don't have to order anything and can still get your slice of cheesecake for free". Officers arrived after the fight, but one individual refused police commands to leave the restaurant and resisted efforts at removal. Police told the Post he was transported to a hospital and will be charged with disorderly conduct. Consulte Mais Informação

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Carney warns no-deal could see 10% shopping bill hike

Carney warns no-deal could see 10% shopping bill hike

Mr Carney's comments follow the Bank's stark warning last week on the havoc a no-deal Brexit could wreak, with the worst-case scenario sending Britain into a recession worse than the financial crisis. All its assessments have seen it as a potential negative. Theresa May was scheduled to open five days of debate of her Brexit deal on Tuesday, before an expected vote on December 11. Consulte Mais Informação

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It's a whole new ballgame after Huawei arrest

It's a whole new ballgame after Huawei arrest

CFO Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Canada in an extradition deal with the United States on suspicion of breaching U.S. sanctions on Iran as well as cyber espionage. He has since been proved right with revenue projected to hit 655.9 billion yuan (US$102.2 billion) this year, a jump of 9.3% compared to 2017. "This headline is quite significant as the US government is attempting to persuade allies to stop using Huawei equipment due to security fears, and this headline could weigh negatively on ... Consulte Mais Informação

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