Nintendo Switch news: Good news and bad as analysts back Pro console release

Nintendo has seen great sales for some of its top Switch exclusive games in 2018. These titles can’t be played on any other system and have helped keep up the sales momentum behind the hybrid console. The Nintendo Switch has been backed to surpass both the Xbox One and PS4 in 2019 in terms of […]

Anti-war push or regime change in Riyadh: Analysts question motive of US Senate’s Yemen resolution

A Senate resolution that would end US support for the Saudi-led invasion of Yemen may be using humanitarian concerns as a pretext to dethrone Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, analysts say. A bipartisan proposal to block any further US military assistance to the Saudi-led coalition waging war in Yemen is one step closer […]

Democrats must do more than Trump-bashing if they want to win – analysts

If Democrats want a blue wave to crash down on Republicans and roll till 2020, they must talk about things they can do to improve the lives of their constituents rather than vilify US President Donald Trump, analysts told RT. Trump has cast the midterm elections as a referendum on himself. While the Republican president […]

‘Pressure will be on Turkey’ if Saudis found guilty of journalist’s murder in Istanbul – analysts

If the Saudis are found to be complicit in the disappearance of US-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the result could be a “huge earthquake in international relations,” experts believe. The Turkish government reportedly has recordings that confirm the alleged kidnapping and murder of outspoken Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. The scandal […]

Trump’s new trade deal is just NAFTA ‘with some bells and whistles,’ analysts say

Jae C. Hong/AP Images Officials reached the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement after a year of negotiations Sunday. President Donald Trump portrayed it as a groundbreaking pact.  But analysts say the new agreement isn’t too different from the original NAFTA deal. While President Donald Trump hails a revised NAFTA as the “most advanced trade deal in the world,” […]

Nikki Haley comments on Iran show US acting like ‘rogue regime’ with ‘no respect’ for EU – analysts

US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley’s assertion that Iran is the “biggest issue” for the US today is ridiculous and Washington has much bigger foreign and domestic issues to be worried about, experts told RT. In an interview with the Fox & Friends morning show, Haley said that Americans “do need to be worried […]

Danske Bank could be fined $8 billion after its huge money laundering scandal, analysts say

REUTERS/Ints Kalnins Danske Bank, Denmark’s biggest lender, has been rocked by a money-laundering scandal which may have involved $ 235 billion. If the bank is found guilty of any wrongdoing it will likely face a significant fine. One estimate suggests the fine could be as high as 53 billion Danish krone ($ 8.3 billion), while others believe […]

Spanish spin? NYT proposes strained Kremlin motive in Skripal case, but analysts don't buy it

The Gray Lady has put some fresh spin on the Skripal saga, with the paper saying the ex-spy may have been a target for Moscow-linked mobsters in Spain. But experts told RT they’re still waiting for evidence of Kremlin involvement. The New York Times article, which cites anonymous sources, claims that Sergei Skripal, a former Russian […]

Wall Street analysts tore down a Tesla Model 3 and found ‘significant fit & finish issues’ (TSLA)

Tesla Tesla’s Model 3 beat out its electric competition from Chevrolet and BMW when it came to powertrain and electronics. But when it comes to fit and finish, UBS analysts said the car had significant manufacturing issues. The teardown engineers found missing bolts, loose tolerances, misaligned welds, and more. Follow Tesla’s stock price in real […]

Turkey wants to join BRICS because it's disappointed in NATO and EU – analysts

By floating the idea of Turkey joining BRICS, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seeks to diversify Ankara’s foreign policy, with its EU membership bid long stalled and relations with the US on the rocks, analysts told RT. The Turkish President has suggested that the leaders of the five-member BRICS bloc (Brazil, Russia, India, China and […]