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Economy

Thousands of Iranians rallied in Tehran on Sunday to mark the 39th anniversary of the U.S. Embassy takeover, as Washington restored all sanctions lifted under the nuclear deal. The UK, Germany and France - which are among the five countries still committed to the nuclear pact - have all objected to the sanctions, the BBC said.
  • RBI special sections invoked, Urijit Patel may resign

    RBI special sections invoked, Urijit Patel may resign

    Economy

    Citing sources, Reuters reported that the government officials are very upset with the RBI for making the rift public. Sentiments are already weak in the market . The statement issued by the union said, the hiatus has widened now and the deputy governor has spoken more "in disgust and despondency" due to continuous nibbling by the government and the finance ministry .
  • Retired veteran claims $1 million Powerball ticket in Madison

    Retired veteran claims $1 million Powerball ticket in Madison

    Economy

    If someone wins the Powerball on Saturday they will have the option of an immediate cash payment of $428.6 million, or the $750 million prize paid out over 29 years, according to the lottery. The ticket was sold in SC. This is the fourth-largest American jackpot. A victor who opted for cash would get $428.6 million. Powerball is offered in 44 States, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
  • Google, Amazon Suffer Market Setbacks on Sales Outlook

    Google, Amazon Suffer Market Setbacks on Sales Outlook

    Economy

    Investors focused on the negative. In similar fashion, Goldman Sachs analyst Heath Terry reiterated his Buy rating for Amazon, saying he is still optimistic the company is in the early innings of several big markets. But the company also saw a windfall from its retail operations, particularly those in North America. "We're very happy not only in the strong membership numbers", Olsavsky said Thursday, "but also in the continued strength of engagement" of Prime's shipping benefits and Prime ...
  • Chinese, Russian spies hack Trump’s phone

    Chinese, Russian spies hack Trump’s phone

    Economy

    Apparently, China and Russian Federation are listening to his calls , the New York Times reported. Legit.ng gathers that foreign governments were intercepting the USA president's calls through cell towers and cables that are part of cellphone networks.
  • WWE Crown Jewel Going Ahead In Saudi Arabia As Planned

    WWE Crown Jewel Going Ahead In Saudi Arabia As Planned

    Economy

    The announcement underscored the rapidly mounting pressures on Saudi Arabia to fully illuminate Khashoggi's killing, after its previous explanations were contradicted by Turkey and met with skepticism by the United States , a close Saudi ally.
  • Kushner: US still seeking facts in Khashoggi death

    Kushner: US still seeking facts in Khashoggi death

    Economy

    But Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al Falih said on Monday " there is no intention " to impose an oil embargo. CNN Turk said authorities would be able to search the auto on Tuesday. "Indeed such reports are also incompatible with Saudi Arabia's own stated goal of progress and renewal". Kushner said his advice to Prince Mohammed has been to "be transparent" in his proceedings.
  • Mega Millions Jackpot Rises to $1.6 Billion After Friday's Drawing

    Mega Millions Jackpot Rises to $1.6 Billion After Friday's Drawing

    Economy

    This made a Mega Millions ticket a one in 24 chance of being a victor of some amount when it used to be one in 14.7 odds. Route 140 in Westminster, cashiers and customers alike lined up to try their luck at the Mega Millions prize . With no jackpot winners, McGaha was back Friday. The lump sum represents the present value of the jackpot . Last October, Mega Millions introduced a $3 ticket option, which gives players two chances at the jackpot.
  • Turkey's Tupras 'in talks' with US for Iran sanctions waiver

    Turkey's Tupras 'in talks' with US for Iran sanctions waiver

    Economy

    Global benchmark Brent crude has fallen nearly US$8 per barrel since reaching a four-year high of US$86.74 on Oct 3, weakened by lower forecasts for global economic growth as the United States and China impose tariffs on billions of dollars of each others' goods.
  • Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots hit $2 billion after no winners Saturday

    Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots hit $2 billion after no winners Saturday

    Economy

    The numbers drawn Saturday were 62-16-54-57-69 while the Powerball was 23. As for the main jackpot, it is now up to $1.6 billion . Mega Millions is played in 44 states, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Education Lottery, which offers Mega Millions tickets, a single victor in Friday's drawing would have received $565.6 million if they took the cash option.
  • Trump says it 'certainly looks' like journalist Khashoggi is dead

    Trump says it 'certainly looks' like journalist Khashoggi is dead

    Economy

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday denied covering up for ally Saudi Arabia in the suspected murder of a critical journalist and said that he should know what happened to Jamal Khashoggi within days. "But it may cause them to limit some of the excesses that we have seen recently". Earlier, they spent almost nine hours in the Saudi consul's residence along with Saudi investigators.
  • WTI Crude Oil and Natural Gas Forecast

    WTI Crude Oil and Natural Gas Forecast

    Economy

    The rise, reported by the US Energy Information Administration was nearly triple what analysts had forecast and further eased prices, which had hit four-year highs of $86.74 earlier this month. President Donald Trump . The new round of US sanctions against Tehran are set to start in November 4. Saudi Arabia has denied it was responsible for the disappearance of Khashoggi.
  • Trump says he wants Turkey's Khashoggi recording 'if it exists'

    Trump says he wants Turkey's Khashoggi recording 'if it exists'

    Economy

    Khashoggi went missing on October 2 after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. "No, not at all, I just want to find out what's happening", Trump said. "We don't know if it exists yet". When asked if he had learned any details about Khashoggi's disappearance, Pompeo told reporters that "I don't want to talk about any of the facts; they didn't want to, either, in that they want to have the opportunity to complete this investigation in a thorough way".
  • Mega Millions Close to Setting New Record

    Mega Millions Close to Setting New Record

    Economy

    The jackpot for Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing hit $667 million. "It's so exciting for our players, and all of us, to see the Mega Millions jackpot getting so close to an all-time record level, ' said Gordon Medenica, Lead Director of the Mega Millions Consortium and Director of Maryland Lottery and Gaming".
  • Trump 'playing games' over Khashoggi's disappearance

    Trump 'playing games' over Khashoggi's disappearance

    Economy

    Khashoggi also advised Prince Turki al-Faisal al-Saud, the former longtime head of Saudi intelligence who served as Saudi ambassador to Britain and then the United States in the 2000s. president. "Determining what happened to Jamal Khashoggi is something of great importance to the president", State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on Monday as Pompeo prepared to depart Washington.
  • Pompeo meets Saudi king over Khashoggi case, Turks to search consul's residence

    Pompeo meets Saudi king over Khashoggi case, Turks to search consul's residence

    Economy

    Mr Trump says " rogue killers " could be responsible for his disappearance because the Saudi ruler King Salman has denied knowing what happened. Saudi Arabia's government is discussing a plan to admit that missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul , three people with knowledge of the situation tell NBC News.
  • International Monetary Fund downgrades world economic outlook

    International Monetary Fund downgrades world economic outlook

    Economy

    At a meeting on the Indonesian island of Bali , the International Monetary Fund painted a cautious picture for the near future, saying trade tensions and rising debt levels could dent China and the USA - and leave developing economies especially vulnerable to sudden stresses.
  • Mega Millions grows to $548M making it third-largest jackpot in history

    Mega Millions grows to $548M making it third-largest jackpot in history

    Economy

    There was a $3 million winning ticket sold in Arkansas. Not bad for a couple of $2 tickets. Need a lucky spot to get your Mega Millions ticket? It was the 22nd consecutive drawing that no one matched all six numbers. The winning numbers were 20-22-39-54-60 and a Mega Ball of 18. Matching four white balls and the Mega Ball will get you $10,000. The Powerball drawing is Saturday night and the jackpot is $314 million.
  • US Treasury Secretary ‘Won’t Lose Any Sleep’ Over China Selling US Bonds

    US Treasury Secretary ‘Won’t Lose Any Sleep’ Over China Selling US Bonds

    Economy

    The US Energy Department said it would make it more hard to ship nuclear technology to China, one of the few growing markets for new plants as the Asian economy tries to meet rising electricity demand through low-carbon sources. But as USA interest rates have risen, the U.S. dollar has strengthened further, which makes American exports more expensive. The jibe hits at a sensitive area for the U.S.