• Tesla inks deal to buy German manufacturing engineering firm
Tesla inks deal to buy German manufacturing engineering firm

Tesla CTO JB Straubel says that Tesla has been working with Grohmann for over a year on key projects for the Model 3. By combining battery production with auto production for the first time in its future European Gigafactory, Tesla will likely be able to make its production process even more efficient, thus helping make its products more aff...

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  • United States stocks sharply higher in early trading; oil rises
United States stocks sharply higher in early trading; oil rises

The U.S. stock market rebounded from a nine-day losing streak Monday, posting its biggest gain in eight months and driving the Dow Jones industrial average up more than 370 points. Priceline surged 6.6 percent as it reported third quarter revenues of $3.7 billion, up almost 19 percent from the year-ago period. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note...

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  • UK Brexit minister to explain govt plans on leaving the EU
UK Brexit minister to explain govt plans on leaving the EU

Both underpin our democracy and they're important". It hasn't, it will go through. We've having debates in Parliament. we're consulting with industry, with agriculture, with fisheries, with sectors around the economy, and crucially with all parts of the UK.

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  • Tesco Bank confirms services restored after 9000 customers affected by fraud
Tesco Bank confirms services restored after 9000 customers affected by fraud

Higgins said the cost of refunding people under its regulatory obligations would be "a big number but not a huge number". Bailey told the MPs that the FCA was in close contact with Tesco and that the bank had reassured the regulator that the customers whose money had been stolen would be reimbursed by the end of Tuesday.

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  • Stocks, Mexican peso advance of US election results
Stocks, Mexican peso advance of US election results

In more good news for Clinton , on Tuesday, the Mexican peso rose to a two-month high against the dollar, while global equities also climbed in anticipation of a Democratic win. "There is enough uncertainty and enough dismay in the aggregate for this election season that people are nervous one way or the other", said Keith Bliss, senior vice-presi...

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  • This is not your America, Khizr Khan tells Trump
This is not your America, Khizr Khan tells Trump

New Hampshire is one of the battleground states where a testimonial ad featuring Khan is playing. After an election that tore at the fabric of American democracy, Hillary Clinton, confident of victory Tuesday, is using her closing swing to begin trying to stitch it back together.

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  • Priceline Shares Rise On Strong Hotel Bookings
Priceline Shares Rise On Strong Hotel Bookings

Priceline Group has been searching for a permanent chief executive since its former CEO, Darren Huston, resigned in April after an internal investigation into his relationship with an employee. Monday's market-driven bounce in Priceline stock hurdled shares back over the 50-day moving average, which PCLN collapsed under last week. With the Op...

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  • What happens if the USA election is close?
What happens if the USA election is close?

Four presidential elections dating back to 1800 failed to produce a clear victor after an initial count of the votes. How does the Electoral College work? And on the other side of the aisle, a GOP elector in Virginia reacted to Donald Trump's Access Hollywood tape last month by calling on the Electoral College's Republicans to dump Trump...

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  • Putin grants Russian citizenship to United States actor Seagal
Putin grants Russian citizenship to United States actor Seagal

Per AP , the Kremlin announced this week that they have officially made a place for the 64-year-old actor and martial artist among the country's resident population, an honor similarly bestowed on no less a fellow thespian than Gerard Depardieu .

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  • Florida's grip on SEC East loosens after 31-10 loss to Arkansas
Florida's grip on SEC East loosens after 31-10 loss to Arkansas

Shannon in 2013 and 2014 coached Arkansas' linebackers under Bielema. Whichever team wins this battle is likely to come out on top on Saturday. Jordan Scarlett (468 yards) is the team's leading rusher, with Lamical Perine, Mark Thompson (back from a one-game suspension) and Jordan Cronkrite also factoring into the rotation.

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  • Not recommending charges over new Clinton emails — Federal Bureau of Investigation director
Not recommending charges over new Clinton emails — Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Officials in the US Justice Department saying the move is inconsistent with department policy which directs against actions which could be viewed as affecting the election or helping a candidate, an official said. The announcement stole momentum from her campaign and delivered it to Trump . Trump has repeatedly warned that a cloud of scandal wou...

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  • Federal Reserve keeps interest rates unchanged, hints at December rate hike
Federal Reserve keeps interest rates unchanged, hints at December rate hike

Despite some division in its ranks, the US Federal Reserve is expected to leave interest rates unchanged Wednesday as policymakers gathered in the shadow of the hotly contested presidential election. Perhaps the Fed isn't sure about raising rates, or perhaps this was the Fed's way of saying that it is too anxious about the outcome of the election...

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  • Myanmar allows diplomats, aid workers into violence-hit area
Myanmar allows diplomats, aid workers into violence-hit area

Suu Kyi, speaking on a visit to Tokyo , told a news conference the government was trying to get to the root of the matter, and would not accuse anyone until all the evidence was in, at which point any action would be taken in accordance with due legal process.

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  • Iraqi troops begin assault deeper into Mosul neighborhoods
Iraqi troops begin assault deeper into Mosul neighborhoods

This satellite image taken October 31, 2016, show that the Islamic State has cleared a wide swath of terrain to the north of Mosul airport, along the western bank of the Tigris River. A Hashid spokesman said they had made progress but had not completely closed off the western flank, and their fighters had seen some cars leaving Mosul yesterday.

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  • S&P 500 in longest loss streak since 1980
S&P 500 in longest loss streak since 1980

The Nasdaq Composite was down 42.31 points, or 0.82 percent, at 5,111.26.Ten of the 11 major S&P sectors were lower, with the energy index falling 1.15 percent.Oil prices tumbled 3 percent after a record weekly build in USA crude inventories stoked investor worries about a global supply glut.

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  • Markets Right Now: Indexes inch higher in midday US trading
Markets Right Now: Indexes inch higher in midday US trading

Gold XAU= touched $1,300 an ounce earlier in the day, after touching an nearly one-month high on Tuesday. Jamies Blake, retail sales manager at ADS Securities London , said: "If the (nonfarms) print impresses - and especially if the average wage data looks feisty - then it will drive the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates before the year i...

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  • Fed leaves key rate unchanged but hints at upcoming hike
Fed leaves key rate unchanged but hints at upcoming hike

Analysts say the Fed isn't under pressure to move on rates so close to the start of voting in the US presidential election. For the first time, the Fed observed that inflation has increased since earlier this year, closer to its 2 percent target.

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  • Air France-KLM to launch lower-cost airline
Air France-KLM to launch lower-cost airline

AirAsia X, the Asian low-priced long-haul carrier ran discount flights to London using the A340, but scrapped them because the plane wasn't economical. The new project will be presented on Thursday, La Tribune said on Wednesday, adding that the name of the new subsidiary will be revealed only then.

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  • Sneak peek at Trainspotting 2 starring Ewan McGregor as Renton
Sneak peek at Trainspotting 2 starring Ewan McGregor as Renton

Mark Renton (played by Ewan McGregor) returns to the only place he can ever call home. The new installment was directed by Danny Boyle , the same director that brought you the original " Trainspotting ". Now the trailer's out - so what do we already know about the movie (which is not released till 27 January 2017)? Although some of the signatu...

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  • Wells Fargo says litigation costs could exceed provisions by US$1.7 billion
Wells Fargo says litigation costs could exceed provisions by US$1.7 billion

Wells Fargo hiked its estimates for potential legal costs from its bogus accounts scandal Thursday as it disclosed that U.S. securities regulators are probing the bank over the issue. The bank has acknowledged that since at least January 1, 2011, branch employees and managers opened more than 2.13 million unauthorized checking (1.5 million) and cr...

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