Ford’s sales in China collapsed 43% in September amid Trump’s trade war and an economic slowdown (F)

VCG/Getty Images Ford sales in China tanked 43% in September year-over-year. The drop is attributed to a confluence of factors, from Ford’s makeover of the company to the Chinese economic slowdown. The growing trade war between the US and China also most likely played a role. Ford has been dealing with a series of maladies […]

‘The Fed has gone crazy’: Trump rails against Federal Reserve over rate hikes amid market plunge

Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump said he believes “the Fed has gone crazy” amid recent interest rate hikes. Trump’s statement comes after stocks plunged on Wednesday. The Nasdaq Composite index and the Dow Jones dropped more than 4% and 800 points respectively. The Fed is expected to raise interest rate through the end of 2018 […]

US stocks suffer worst loss in 8 months amid rising interest rates, tech hit hardest

US stock exchanges recorded biggest losses in 8 months as rising interest rates made investors flee risky stocks. The S&P, Dow Jones and Nasdaq plunged between 3 and 4 percent. Technology shares were among the worst affected. The S&P 500 fell almost 92 points, or just over 3 percent, the biggest daily loss since February […]

Cristiano Ronaldo set to play for Juventus amid rape allegation

Cristiano Ronaldo will be available to play for his Italian soccer team on Saturday. Ronaldo, who is facing a rape allegation in the United States, could play when Juventus faces Udinese in the Italian league, according to coach Massimiliano Allegri. However, he would not definitively say Ronaldo will start. "Cristiano's doing well. I've known him for […]

Ronaldo left out of Portugal squad amid rape allegations

Cristiano Ronaldo has not been named in the Portugal squad for the upcoming internationals against Poland and Scotland, it was announced on Thursday. National team coach Fernando Santos has opted not to pick the Juventus forward, who is at the center of rape allegations after he was accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a […]

China halts all oil imports from US amid escalating trade war

America’s second-largest oil client, China, has completely stopped buying crude from the United States as trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies continue to grow. While oil has not been included on the list of bilateral tariffs, Chinese refiners have been staying away from buying crude from the US. Read more “We are one […]

Secret Service intercepts ‘suspicious’ envelope to Trump amid Pentagon ‘ricin parcels’ scare

The US Secret Service has confirmed that a “suspicious” envelope was sent to the White House and addressed to President Donald Trump, following reports of two letters testing positive for ricin being intercepted at the Pentagon. “The envelope was not received at the White House, nor did it ever enter the White House,” the Secret […]

Ryanair cancels 250 flights amid European strike action – FULL LIST of areas affected

Ryanair passengers across Europe face travel disruption today as 250 flights are cancelled. The airline cancelled the flights in advance after union strike action was confirmed by several countries. These latest strikes come after a summer of disruption due to strike action for the airline. Unions want staff to be given contracts in the countries […]