Winning Mega Millions Jackpot Ticket Sold in California

26 Jul, 2018

Here are your winning Mega Millions lottery numbers: 19, 2, 4, 1, 29, 20. The biggest ever Mega Millions jackpot was worth $656 million, but was shared by winners in Illinois, Kansas, and Maryland. Even the one-time cash option, $308 million, won't go entirely in your pocket. The jackpot is worth $522 million. Tickets for Mega Millions are valid for one year from the drawing date.


USA and European Union agree to work towards lower trade barriers

26 Jul, 2018

The US plans to provide subsidies to farmers and buy unsold crops, among other measures. This comes after farmers, especially soybean growers were impacted by tariffs from China and other nations.a retaliation to President Trump's tariffs on Chinese goods.


Facebook Stock Down 9% Following Q2 Revenue Miss, Slowing User Growth

26 Jul, 2018

The company held a almost $140 billion lead on Berkshire Hathaway, the sixth largest, at the end of trading on Wednesday. Facebook Inc .'s scandals are finally hitting the company where it hurts: growth. According to the research firm eMarketer , Facebook is expected to hold an 18 percent share of the $273.29 billion worldwide digital ad market, behind Google's 31 percent.


Xi calls for rejection of trade wars

26 Jul, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa shake hands after a press conference following their meeting at the Union Building in Pretoria, on July 24, 2018. The Brics nations would "reiterate their own domestic agendas at this meeting as well as commit to more trade and investment among these countries", she said.


Some Goldfish Crackers recalled over salmonella fears

25 Jul, 2018

The Goldfish recall follows the withdrawal of several varieties of Ritz Crackers because of a similar problem with whey powder. Federal food safety officials in the United States and Canada say they have not received any reports of confirmed illnesses related to the recalled Goldfish crackers.


Sergio Marchionne, Former Fiat Chrysler CEO, Has Died at 66

25 Jul, 2018

The scramble to replace Marchionne led to the resignation of a senior executive who was passed over for the top job, the people said, and exposed fissures between the Italian and North American sides of the world's seventh-largest automaker.


Michigan Lottery: $512 million jackpot for Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing

25 Jul, 2018

Tuesday night's Mega Millions jackpot has soared to $522 million, the West Virginia Lottery reports. The one-time lump sum cash payment is $303 million. Earlier this year, two other Mega Millions winners made history - with one winning a prize of $451 million in January and another winning $533 million in April.


Jackpot reaches 6th highest digits in lottery history

25 Jul, 2018

Virgin Islands. Many South Florida residents have purchased tickets to get their hands on some big bucks thanks to the Mega Million jackpot. The largest lottery victor won in MI was Donald Lawson, a Lapeer man who won a $337 million Powerball jackpot.


U.S. farmers to receive up to US$12B in trade war relief

25 Jul, 2018

The U.S. and China have threatened to impose 25 percent tariffs next week on $16 billion of each other's goods. The money comes after farmers, especially soybean growers, have felt the brunt of retaliatory tariffs placed on agriculture by China and other nations that the Trump administration has penalized with tariffs on imports.


Trump to Give Farmers Aid, but Farmers Aren't Thrilled

25 Jul, 2018

It will rely in part on a Depression-era program called the Commodity Credit Corporation , a division of the Agriculture Department created in 1933 to offer a financial backstop for farmers. In 1971, President Richard Nixon imposed a 10 per cent import tax for four months to pressure Japan and European countries to drive up the value of their currencies.


U.S. President Trump says 'tariffs are the greatest'

24 Jul, 2018

Trump has slapped tariffs on billions of dollars' worth of imports, and has shown few signs of slowing . While promoting the global negations, Mr. Ryan said he understood Trump's goal - of trying to get a "better deal for Americans" - but he disagreed with the president's strategy. The administration has so far downplayed the impact of Trump's ratcheting up of trade tensions on United States producers by emphasizing the long-term benefits of his efforts to even out U.S.


Tesla plunges after report suppliers asked to hand back cash

24 Jul, 2018

It's not so unusual for carmakers to ask suppliers for discounts retroactively, and some Japanese automakers have done it before, said Tatsuo Yoshida, an analyst at Sawakami Asset Management Inc.in Tokyo, who worked at Nissan Motor Co. Meanwhile Musk said earlier this year that he was sleeping on the factory floor because he was so busy trying to ramp up production. Cowen analyst Jeffrey Osborne told Reuters that Tesla's supplier explanation appeared "rational", but that there remained ...


Shares surge at Google's Alphabet as it crushes forecasts

24 Jul, 2018

The rise in spending on capital projects didn't stop the tech giant from posting huge numbers for the quarter, beating analyst expectations and sending its stock soaring in after-hours trading. A new privacy law enacted by the European Union in May led the company to revise user privacy disclosures and clamp down on how it shares data with advertising customers.


US, North Korea to meet on Sunday over war remains

23 Jul, 2018

That meeting did not materialize. We've all seen the negative press regarding President Donald Trump's meeting with Chairman Kim Jong-un. "We will be ready". Pompeo said North Korea had reaffirmed its commitment to give up its nuclear weapons and that progress had been made on arranging the return of remains of USA soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War.


Trump ready to hit all Chinese imports with tariffs

23 Jul, 2018

Business Insider points to a report from Chinese publication Global Times claiming that Chinese textile manufacturers that produce Trump gear are having greater trouble getting their goods into the United States thanks to the current trade war between the USA and China.


Trump Escalates Criticism of Fed, Renews Threat on China Imports

23 Jul, 2018

In a taped interview with the business channel CNBC, Trump said "I'm willing to go to 500", referring roughly to the $505.5 billion in goods imported past year from China . The Fed, concerned about too rapid an expansion that is fueled in part by the enormous fiscal stimulus ushered in by the White House, is slowly raising rates to keep the economy from overheating.


GST slashed: Sanitary pads, footwear, small TVs among 100 items impacted

23 Jul, 2018

India has scrapped its 12% tax on all sanitary products following months of campaigning by activists. The changes would come into effect across the country from July 27 onward, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal told media after the 28th meeting of the GST Council.


Trump escalates his war with the Fed

21 Jul, 2018

Trump had already criticized the Fed's interest rate policy in an interview on CNBC on Thursday, saying he was concerned higher rates could impact the US economy. Its rate hikes are meant to prevent the economy from overheating and igniting high inflation. A loss of confidence from investors could lead to concerns of runaway inflation.


US Crude Oil Price Heads Lower Again

21 Jul, 2018

Brent has fallen nearly 9 percent from last week's high above $79 on emerging evidence of higher production from Saudi Arabia and other members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, as well as Russian Federation and the United States.


Microsoft "Investing Aggressively" In Improving the Gaming Experience, More Content

21 Jul, 2018

Azure, Gaming, Office , and LinkedIn are the cornerstones of Microsoft's growth this quarter as seen below. Surface revenue was up 25 percent from a year ago. Microsoft has announced technology partnerships with other major firms in recent months including General Electric, Starbucks, Bayer, Spain's Telefonica and sports organisations such as the National Basketball Association and PGA.


Amazon's website crashes as soon as Prime Day sale begins, users report

21 Jul, 2018

In the first 15 minutes of Prime Day, Tomofun sold 500 units of its Furbo dog camera. Search results show empty lists despite stating that there are hundreds of results for the search query. Amazon disclosed for the first time this year that it had more than 100 million paid Prime members worldwide. The world's largest online retailer said it recorded the largest daily sales for its Echo range of smart speakers, helped by heavy discounts.


Trump Says He’s ‘Not Happy About’ Feds Raising Interest Rates

21 Jul, 2018

President Donald Trump inveighed against interest rate hikes for the second consecutive day, claiming that the rising dollar is 'taking away our big competitive edge'. "I don't want them to be scared", he told CNBC . Trump said he and Chinese President Xi Jinping maintain a good relationship despite the growing dispute over trade.


European Union slaps Google with record $5 billion fine for antitrust violations

19 Jul, 2018

News of the fine , which "accounts for around 40 percent of Google's 2017 net profit of $12.62 billion", has already had an impact-the Journal reported that following the announcement, "Shares in Alphabet, the company's parent, fell as much as 1.1 percent in premarket trading".


Tesla share price drops after Elon Musk's 'pedo' comment

18 Jul, 2018

British diver Vern Unsworth , a volunteer who played a key role in organizing the rescue, said in an interview Friday with CNN that the submarine was "a PR stunt ". SpaceX and Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Musk responded with a tweet branding Unsworth a " pedo ". Jing Zhao, who recently filed a shareholder proposal to remove Musk as chairman of the Tesla board and install an independent director, said the CEO was being unprofessional and that it ...


Netflix stock is plummeting after it missed subscriber targets by nearly 1M

18 Jul, 2018

CNBC explains that "domestic additions were only a little more than half of its projections, while it just added 4.5 million subscribers internationally". Total revenue rose 40.2 percent to $3.91 billion. But the Los Gatos, California-based company hit a milestone: global customers accounted for a bigger piece of sales than domestic users.



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