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Money Merkel to host Putin for talks on Syria, Ukraine, energy
Author: 0 Merkel to host Putin for talks on Syria, Ukraine, energy

The two will discuss worldwide issues including the war in Syria, ongoing violence in eastern Ukraine and energy policy. Relations have been tense between Russia and Western powers, including Germany, over a range of issues, from the Ukraine and Syria conflicts to charges of Russian cyber-attacks and election meddling in several North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member countries.

Money Turkey has sharply increased tariffs on American goods
Author: 0 Turkey has sharply increased tariffs on American goods

He suggested Turks would buy locally-made or Korean devices instead. Addressing a conference of his ruling party faithful in the capital, Recep Tayyip Erdogan added fuel to the spat with the USA, even as local business groups called on his government to settle it.

Money Turkey hits USA where it hurts most: car and alcohol imports
Author: 0 Turkey hits USA where it hurts most: car and alcohol imports

President Erdogan has accused the U.S. of trying to "bring Turkey to its knees through threats over a pastor". Additionally, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday visited Ankara , where he said Moscow has been exploring for some time using national currencies to settle bilateral trade deals with Turkey and other countries.

Money Bitcoin - Dominance Begins to Rise as Others Falter
Author: 0 Bitcoin - Dominance Begins to Rise as Others Falter

Bitcoin's market dominance has spiked during the recent bear market and now represents 56% of the AltDex 100 Index ( ALT100 ), a benchmark index for large-cap cryptocurrencies and tokens. A bullish pin bar candlestick can be seen on the daily time frame for BTC/USD , indicating of a potential reversal. Second, even though the entire market is in a tailspin, Bitcoin continues to receive positive news which is keeping investors in the game.

Money Rescuers comb concrete and steel after bridge collapse
Author: 0 Rescuers comb concrete and steel after bridge collapse

The 50-year-old Morandi Bridge was said to have collapsed during torrential rain on Tuesday, dropping dozens of cars from a height of 45 meters. At least two people were missing. Italian politicians, for their part, were trying to find who to blame for the deadly tragedy. Italy's biggest toll-road operator came under heavy stock-market attack on Thursday and the government said it could impose a heavy fine or revoke its concession over a bridge collapse that killed at least 38 people.

Money Constellation Invests Additional $4B in Pot Grower
Author: 0 Constellation Invests Additional $4B in Pot Grower

Canopy Growth said in a press release that the proceeds will allow it to "strategically build and/or acquire key assets needed to establish global scale in the almost 30 countries pursuing a federally permissible medical cannabis program, while also rapidly laying the global foundation needed for new recreational cannabis markets".

Money Turkish lira rebounds after Qatar pledges $15 billion
Author: 0 Turkish lira rebounds after Qatar pledges $15 billion

Earlier on Wednesday, Turkey said it was increasing tariffs on imports of certain USA products in response to American sanctions on Ankara that caused the value of the lira to plunge. Qatar will make $15 billion of direct investment in Turkey, Qatar's leader said on a visit to Ankara on Wednesday, said Turkey's presidential spokesman.

Money China Woes Hit Japanese Games Developers
Author: 0 China Woes Hit Japanese Games Developers

Tencent's profit in April-June fell 2 percent year-on-year to 17.87 billion yuan ($2.59 billion), while revenue grew 30 percent, the slowest in three years, to 73.68 billion yuan, with sequential declines in both mobile and PC games. Lau said the company had secured approval to charge for at least 15 games before the freeze at China's General Administration of Press and Publication, providing an income buffer.

Money US, China Plan Trade Talks Aimed at Fixing Tariff Dispute
Author: 0 US, China Plan Trade Talks Aimed at Fixing Tariff Dispute

China's commerce ministry reiteratedthat Beijing opposed trade protectionism and would not accept any unilateral trade restrictions. However, financial observers expressed skepticism that any tangible agreement will come from the meeting, citing that the U.S.

Author: 0 Fired White House aide: 'I will not be silenced'

Not only is this flat-out false (I've never heard such a thing), but Omarosa didn't even make an effort to call or email me to verify. Donald Trump asked Simmons, "What do you think of Ivanka?" The strangest part according to the former White House employee was that it seemed commonplace to Ivanka.

Money Turkish Court Rejects Appeal to Free Detained U.S. Pastor
Author: 0 Turkish Court Rejects Appeal to Free Detained U.S. Pastor

Erdogan suggested Turks would stop procuring US-made iPhones and instead buy Korean Samsung or Turkish-made Vestel. "Russia would be Turkey's more likely security partner before China, since the two countries already have a working relationship in Syria".

Money Turkish Erdogan’s Spokesman expects Lira recovery to continue
Author: 0 Turkish Erdogan’s Spokesman expects Lira recovery to continue

The BBC Turkey correspondent Mark Lowen said Mr Erdogan's boycott could stoke tensions with the United States further - and Turks are waiting nervously for Mr Trump's response. U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Monday met Turkey's ambassador to the United States to discuss Brunson's detention. Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of United States products, escalating a feud that has also triggered a currency crisis.

Author: 0 Turkey to boycott United States electronic goods

It recovered a bit, by four per cent to around 6.12 lira per US dollar Wednesday, after the government took steps to shore up the currency by reducing the daily limit in bank foreign currency swap transactions. WASHINGTON ( Reuters ) - The United States is warning more economic pressures may be in store for Turkey if it refuses to release a jailed American pastor, a White House official said on Tuesday, in a dispute that has further strained relations between the North Atlantic Treaty ...

Money Retail inflation slows to 9-month low at 4.17%
Author: 0 Retail inflation slows to 9-month low at 4.17%

The CSO data revealed that inflation in vegetables declined by (-) 2.19 percent last month, compared to 7.8 percent in June. The Bank expects inflation will settle down to just above its 2% target in two years' time as it gradually increases interest rates.

Money Bayer Has a Reason to Feel Monsanto Buyer’s Remorse
Author: 0 Bayer Has a Reason to Feel Monsanto Buyer’s Remorse

Tobias said Monsanto's promised appeal could result in the charges being reduced - but said the company "might want to consider settling now, depending on its calculus of the risk that it might lose on appeal and the adverse publicity that might arise from losing or from continuing to contest the verdict".

Money Turkish lira dip spells trouble for Asian markets
Author: 0 Turkish lira dip spells trouble for Asian markets

Liberty Times that four major Taiwanese companies are likely to be on the losing end of investments and ventures in Turkey if the USA sanctions are implemented and maintained for any significant amount of time. Meanwhile, Turkey and the United States are mired in a dispute over the detention of an American pastor facing terrorism charges related to a failed coup attempt in 2016.

Money Vermont nominates first transgender candidate for governor
Author: 0 Vermont nominates first transgender candidate for governor

Still a few months from election day political handicappers rate the governor's race as solid Republican - meaning Hallquist has an uphill climb to victory in November. Hallquist, the former CEO of Vermont Electric Co-op, had 10,393 as of 9:20, handily beating challengers Brenda Siegel, an arts administrator from Newfane who got 5,374 votes; James Ehlers, director of Lake Champlain International from Winooski, who had received 4,875 votes; and 14-year-old Ethan Sonneborn of Bristol, who got ...

Money Iran offers discount oil to Asia
Author: 0 Iran offers discount oil to Asia

A pump jack operates at a well site leased by Devon Energy Production Company near Guthrie, Oklahoma September 15, 2015. Oil prices steadied on Monday as trade tensions and troubled emerging markets dented the outlook for fuel demand, though US sanctions against Iran pointed towards tighter supply ahead.

Money Erdogan to boycott iPhones as Turkey’s feud with U.S. escalates
Author: 0 Erdogan to boycott iPhones as Turkey’s feud with U.S. escalates

These import taxes came on top of 10% additional tariffs on aluminum and 25% on steel from all countries, in a bid by Trump to protect the U.S. steel industry and please voters in America's industrial heartland. If convicted, Brunson, the pastor , faces a prison term of 35 years. By size , Turkey is America's 32nd-largest trading partner, and USA banks have little invested in Turkey, making up less than one percent of all foreign lending.

Money Elon Musk says talks with Saudis led him to tweet
Author: 0 Elon Musk says talks with Saudis led him to tweet "funding secured"

But a source said Silver Lake was offering its assistance to Musk without compensation and had not been hired as a financial adviser in an official capacity. Yasir Othman al-Rumayyan, managing director of the PIF, when contacted, referred Reuters to the corporate communications team. That tweet may have created a sticky situation for Musk as it appears the funding may not be locked up yet.

Money Erdogan Vows to Boycott U.S. Electronic Goods Amid Pastor Spat
Author: 0 Erdogan Vows to Boycott U.S. Electronic Goods Amid Pastor Spat

The tensions spooked investors already anxious by the fallout of a row between Turkey and its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, with the lira falling sharply last week. What are officials doing about it? He said: 'You act on one side as a strategic partner, but on the other you fire bullets into the foot of your strategic partner.

Money Sydney rises in the Economist's global liveability rankings
Author: 0 Sydney rises in the Economist's global liveability rankings

Closer to home, Adelaide was ranked 10, while Perth dropped out of the top 10, and into 14th place, despite its liveability score remaining unchanged - a change in a city's ranking doesn't necessarily correspond to a change in that city's liveability, but rather its liveability compared to other cities in the survey.

Money Turkey-US: a timeline of plummeting relations
Author: 0 Turkey-US: a timeline of plummeting relations

The lira pared some of its losses against the dollar after the central bank said it had lowered reserve requirement ratios for banks as well as pledged to provide whatever liquidity banks needed and to take all necessary measures to maintain financial stability.

Money Indian Rupee hits fresh record low of 69.61 per United States dollars
Author: 0 Indian Rupee hits fresh record low of 69.61 per United States dollars

The currency crisis has been observed across Asian markets, causing a weakening in domestic equities, sparked majorly by the Lira crisis. The currency traded at 69.93 on Monday against its Friday's close of 68.83, which was a biggest single session decline against the dollar since September 3, 2013.

Money A sixth firefighter killed battling California wildfires
Author: 0 A sixth firefighter killed battling California wildfires

The River Fire is now reported to be 100 percent contained, and has brunt an area of 48,920 acres. The BC Wildfire Service is dealing with more than 27 fires in what officials are calling the Monashee Complex, stretching from the Lumby, B.C.

Money Turkey's currency crisis gets worse with fresh 11% plunge
Author: 0 Turkey's currency crisis gets worse with fresh 11% plunge

He did not name any countries. "This a plot to force Turkey to surrender in every field from finance to politics, to make Turkey and its people to kneel down". "We can only say "goodbye" to anyone who sacrifices its strategic partnership and a half century alliance with a country of 81 million for the sake of relations with terror groups", he said.

Money Tesla's CEO Elon Musk sued for fraud
Author: 0 Tesla's CEO Elon Musk sued for fraud

The Saudi Public Investment Fund, which has built up a stake of 5pc, is interested in expanding that if the electric carmaker abandons Wall Street , Bloomberg News reported. The SEC, which already had been gathering information about Tesla's public pronouncements on manufacturing goals and sales targets, is intensifying scrutiny of the company's statements in the wake of Musk's tweet, people familiar with the matter have said.

Money Doug Field, former Tesla engineering chief, returns to Apple
Author: 0 Doug Field, former Tesla engineering chief, returns to Apple

However, there isn't much evidence to claim Apple Inc .is chasing the likes of Tesla with the same vigour as it did 2 years ago. At the time, Musk stated in a tweet, "My job as CEO is to focus on what's most critical, which is now Model 3 production".

Money Mexico industry representative sees
Author: 0 Mexico industry representative sees "window of opportunity" in NAFTA talks

The US-Mexico NAFTA talks resumed three weeks ago, without Canada, after negotiations involving all three members of one of the world's largest trade blocs stalled in June. "Nobody will threaten us that our borders will be closed or militarised", Lopez Obrador, who takes office December 1, had said. Asked if Canada would rejoin the NAFTA talks next week, Guajardo said, "Hopefully".

Money McDonald's mobile customers get chance to win food for life
Author: 0 McDonald's mobile customers get chance to win food for life

The victor, subject to verification, will receive McDonald's food for Life (for the victor only), up to two meals per week for 50 years, awarded as a $1,000 credit on winner's McDonald's App and $35,400 cash, plus $15,600 to offset taxes on the prize, awarded as a check for $51,000.

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