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Google to allow certain cryptocurrency ads in U.S., Japan
4 minutes ago
Alphabet Inc's Google said on Tuesday it would allow certain regulated cryptocurrency exchanges to advertise in the United States and Japan, easing an earlier ban on all cryptocurrency ads.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Canada's PM sees possibility to build on U.S.-Mexico NAFTA deal
6 minutes ago
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday took a cautious line over talks to update NAFTA, saying he saw a possibility that Canada could build on a bilateral deal that the United States and Mexico have already agreed.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Canada not making concessions needed for a NAFTA deal, says U.S.
8 minutes ago
Canada is not making concessions needed to reach a deal with the United States for a trilateral NAFTA pact and is running out of time before Washington proceeds with a Mexico-only agreement, a top U.S. official said on Tuesday.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Uber's strongest growth comes in depressed Argentina -- minus commissions
17 minutes ago
Uber's fastest-growing market in the world is now Argentina, company executives say, attributing the expansion to the nation's sudden economic unraveling, which has boosted unemployment and sliced the purchasing power of Argentines.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Denmark bolsters defenses against wider Danske Bank risks
29 minutes ago
Denmark has bolstered defenses against shocks to its financial system after a risk-assessment body said the sector's stability could be threatened by the Danske Bank money laundering scandal.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Oil price above $80 lifts stocks, rate hikes expected
56 minutes ago
World shares climbed on Tuesday as oil prices above $80 a barrel lifted U.S. energy stocks and as some central banks were expected to raise interest rates, spurring investors to look beyond the latest round of U.S.-China tariffs.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Wall Street flat as energy gains offset by Facebook, chip stocks
1 hour ago
The three main U.S. stock indexes were little changed on Tuesday, as energy stocks gained with oil prices hitting a four-year high, offsetting losses in Facebook and chipmakers.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Oil extends rally as Trump reiterates commitment to Iran sanctions
1 hour ago
Crude oil prices shot to a fresh four-year high on Tuesday, rallying as U.S. President Donald Trump spoke heatedly about Iran ahead of U.S. sanctions on the country's crude exports and bolstered by the apparent reluctance of OPEC and Russia to raise output to offset the potential hit to global supply.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Uber can force drivers into arbitration: U.S. appeals court
1 hour ago
A federal appeals court on Tuesday granted Uber Technologies Inc's request that drivers be required to use arbitration to pursue claims made in three lawsuits that they were misclassified as independent contractors rather than employees.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Japan-U.S. shared broad understanding over trade: Japan economy minister
1 hour ago
Japan and the United States have reached a broad understanding over how to promote bilateral trade and may announce specifics on Wednesday, Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi was quoted as saying after meeting U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Goldman trading executive Bash-Polley to depart at year-end: memo
1 hour ago
Stacy Bash-Polley, who plays a key role with clients in Goldman Sachs Group Inc's trading business, plans to retire at year-end, according to an internal memo sent on Tuesday.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Verizon offers separation plans to thousands of management employees
1 hour ago
Verizon Communications Inc said on Tuesday it is offering voluntary separation buyout packages to thousands of management employees in the United States.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Facebook shares slip after Instagram founders quit
1 hour ago
Shares of Facebook Inc fell more than 2 percent in early trading on Tuesday after the two founders of photo-sharing app Instagram left the social networking giant under unexplained circumstances.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Arby's owner to buy drive-in chain Sonic for $1.57 billion
1 hour ago
Arby's-owner Inspire Brands Inc said on Tuesday it would buy Sonic Corp for about $1.57 billion in cash, adding more than 3,600 drive-in restaurants to its portfolio that includes brands such as Buffalo Wild Wings and Rusty Taco.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Michael Kors makes high-end fashion statement with $2.2 billion Versace buy
2 hours ago
U.S. fashion group Michael Kors agreed to buy luxury designer Versace for 1.83 billion euros including debt on Tuesday in the latest foreign takeover of an Italian brand.
[From Reuters: Business News]
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