Economy

The CPSC told PIRG that fidget spinners are classified as "general use products", and the package stated they were for ages 14 and older. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention , lead's toxicity resulted in its ban in household paints and products marketed to children in 1978 .
  • Oil up 1% on Saudi comments, forecast of USA inventory drop

    Oil up 1% on Saudi comments, forecast of USA inventory drop

    Economy

    Saudi Energy Minister Khaled al-Falih said yesterday that there was flexibility and options were open on an OPEC-led oil output reduction agreement. Minister Khalid al-Falih, told Reuters at an investor conference in Riyadh on Tuesday that global oil demand is expected to grow by 45 per cent by 2050 despite an worldwide push for using more renewable sources of energy.
  • UK GDP shows higher-than-predicted growth in Q3

    Economy

    Darren Morgan, the ONS' head of national accounts, said: "Services, led by increases in IT, motor trades and retail, continued to drive GDP growth". "The GDP figures revealed that the economy regained a bit of momentum in the third quarter and have probably sealed the deal on an interest rate hike next week", said Ruth Gregory, UK economist at Capital Economics.
  • WeWork To Take Over Lord & Taylor's NY HQ In $850M Deal

    WeWork To Take Over Lord & Taylor's NY HQ In $850M Deal

    Economy

    As part of the deal, WeWork will make a $500 million investment in HBC along with Rhone Capital, which formed a joint venture with WeWork to create WeWork Property Advisors. Land & Buildings Investment Management is calling for the removal of HBC's board, arguing the company's shares are worth less than the underlying value of its real estate holdings.
  • Public indoor vaping snuffed out in NY

    Public indoor vaping snuffed out in NY

    Economy

    The bill bans the use of e-cigarettes in places where you're not allowed to smoke regular cigarettes. "These products are marketed as a healthier alternative to cigarettes but the reality is they also carry long-term risks to the health of users and those around them", said Governor Cuomo.
  • High gas prices may crimp holiday spending, AAA finds

    High gas prices may crimp holiday spending, AAA finds

    Economy

    The cost-tracking company surveys almost 1,000 gas stations in the St. Louis area. The retail price for a gallon of gasoline, up 24 cents per gallon from past year, could eat into holiday spending for USA consumers, retail analysis finds.
  • Hardik Patel's key aides join BJP

    Hardik Patel's key aides join BJP

    Economy

    Hardik Patel , the Patidar leader who spearheaded a prolonged agitation for reservation in government jobs and educational institutions for people of his community, was rather tepid in his response to the Congress' invitation. "Though the BJP is trying its best to win the polls, it will not succeed in stopping the Congress' victory march to Gandhinagar". Jignesh Mewani, on the other hand, said, "I am determined to defeat the BJP not only in Gujarat in December 2017 but also in the ...
  • RBI clarifies linking of Aadhaar with bank account mandatory

    RBI clarifies linking of Aadhaar with bank account mandatory

    Economy

    Banks have been informing customers that their accounts would become inoperative on January 1, 2018, if the linkage is not established. But many customers appear to be holding out, awaiting the final verdict of a Supreme Court bench that is looking into privacy concerns associated with the 12-digit number.
  • 30 killed in two Afghan mosque blasts

    30 killed in two Afghan mosque blasts

    Economy

    Later the police spokesman announced that 33 worshippers were killed. In the second assault, a suicide bomber detonated himself in a Sunni mosque in the impoverished and remote central province of Ghor, killing at least 20 and wounding 10, Danish said.
  • Donald Trump Personally Offers $25000 to a Grieving Military Father

    Donald Trump Personally Offers $25000 to a Grieving Military Father

    Economy

    In the wake of remarks he made to one family of a soldier killed in action that have been described as "deplorable" and representing the behavior of a "sick man", another parent who lost a son in battle is saying that President Donald Trump , a billionaire, offered him a personal gift of $25,000 to help with financial woes, but only followed through after the story of the broken promised was made public on Wednesday.
  • Ford expands safety recall for 1.3M F-150, Super Duty trucks

    Ford expands safety recall for 1.3M F-150, Super Duty trucks

    Economy

    Ford says it is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to the issue. In the next month, the automaker will install water shields over door latches, and inspect and make any necessary repairs free of charge. Although the F-Series roots are as a work truck, Ford has been pushing the vehicle line upscale. The affected models include some of the model year 2015, 2016 and 2017 F-150's, as well as some 2017 Super Duty pickups.
  • Hartley to make F1 debut with Toro Rosso

    Economy

    He was released form their young driver programme in July 2010, going on to unsuccessfully trial for the Mercedes two years later before finding a home in endurance racing. 'I want to say a huge thanks to Red Bull for making this a reality, and to Porsche for allowing me to do this alongside the World Endurance Championship .
  • Google Home Mini was eavesdropping on consumers

    Google Home Mini was eavesdropping on consumers

    Economy

    Target is making a big move into Google Express . Nationwide Target is also expanding its program on Google Express offering faster delivery from a test program in the City of NY and California. And he also believes that this voice-shopping will be of more widespread in the upcoming years. After all, consumers will not want a home gadget that listens in on everything.
  • Oil prices drop as U.S. crude stocks improve

    Economy

    The West Texas Intermediate for November delivery decreased 0.70 US dollar to settle at 50.60 dollars a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude for December delivery lost 0.69 dollar to close at 56.25 dollars a barrel on the London ICE Futures Exchange.
  • Facebook adds food ordering to fuel your social addiction

    Facebook adds food ordering to fuel your social addiction

    Economy

    Users will have to go to the " order food " section on Facebook's " explore " menu, which will show them a list of participating restaurants in the vicinity through which they can place their order. And of course, you can check what your Facebook friends have to say about a certain eatery, too . Rather than interrupt your stalking marathon, simply head on over to a restaurant's Facebook page and click " start order ", so you can nourish yourself as you wade deep into the dark early 2000s ...
  • Bitcoin Valuation Skyrockets to $5000

    Economy

    Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month . Bitcoin has an intraday high of $5280 and ended yesterday at $5226 . "For bitcoin no such fundamentals exist". The price of bitcoin , the world's best-known cryptocurrency , has smashed through $5,000 to a new all-time high.