But perhaps more significant, average hourly earnings, a closely-watched measure of worker pay, rose 0.2 percent from September, putting wages 3.1 percent above the year-ago level - the fastest gain since April 2009. Though economists predict that hiring will eventually slow as the pool of unemployed Americans dwindles, there's no sign of that happening yet. The strong job growth and bigger pay increases will likely encourage the Federal Reserve to keep raising short-term interest rates.
Today may be Halloween, but Spotify is waiting until tomorrow to give its family plan subscribers a treat. How about YouTube Music? We even see hardware bundles from time to time that throw in little perks here and there to get you to bite.
Japan's Nikkei 225 index sank sharply on the open Thursday but leveled off, regaining some lost ground. That reignited worries over the impact of rising borrowing costs, wages and tariffs on corporate profits and caused S&P industrial stocks to slide 2.24 percent.
In 2017, they equalled America's level of venture capital funding for start-ups, registered four times as many Artificial-Intelligence-related patents and three times as many blockchain and crypto-related patents as their USA counterparts. "The reality of it is the impact and the way we live our lives with the wealth being created, not just with the billionaires themselves, but with everyone associated with it, has just accelerated at a pace I'm not sure we were even ready for".
Electric-car maker Tesla Inc on Wednesday reported a "historic" quarterly profit driven by demand for its mass market Model 3 as the company looks beyond its U.S. Tesla has battled widespread scrutiny, following Musk's August 7 tweet that he was planning to take Tesla private and had "funding secured". "So we're driving to have Model 3 production for the China market or the Greater China market active certainly next year".
It is unclear how much prize money the near-winning tickets will earn. "We're so happy for the victor, and we know the South Carolina Education Lottery can't wait to meet the lucky ticket holder". A small piece of white paper sold at a convenience store in SC is now worth more than $1.5 billion. The victor doesn't stand much chance of staying anonymous if he or she is local, Curtis said.
Months before he was killed, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi made an ominous prediction about the U.S. and its relationship with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , also known as MBS. "I have people in Turkey and I have people in Saudi Arabia and other places, and they're all coming back as we speak, they're heading back", he said.
Gilliland said five $50,000 Powerball tickets were sold in Fredonia, a northern Arizona city, Tucson and Phoenix since October 13 and nine $10,000 Mega Millions tickets were sold, mainly in the Phoenix area, since October 12. Some states don't even sell lottery tickets, and the rest have deadlines for purchasing a ticket. The odds of winning Powerball are 1 in 292.2 million.
That led to the SEC imposing a $ 20 million fine each, on Musk and Tesla . The stock has lost 14% in the year, versus advances of 3.7% and 3% for the S&P 500 index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Musk and Tesla agreed to resolve the probe without admitting or denying wrongdoing. "That's our goal. I think we made really good progress in that direction.
The chance of matching all six numbers and taking home the grand prize is one in 302.5 million, while the odds of winning any Mega Millions prize are one in 24, Reuters reported. Virgin Islands. The prize pool could rise even more next drawing on Friday. The jackpot may be claimed as $667 million before federal taxes as an annuity paid out over 29 years, or as a cash option of $380 million, according to the Associated Press.
US President Donald Trump said on Saturday there would be " severe punishment " for Saudi Arabia if it turned out that Khashoggi was killed in the consulate. But in a strongly worded op-ed published later on Sunday, Turki Aldakhil, general manager of the Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya news channel, warned that if the United States imposed sanctions on Riyadh "it will stab its own economy to death", cause oil prices to reach as high as $200 a barrel, lead Riyadh to permit a Russian military base in ...
And added that five days ago a group tried to visit King Salman saying they were afraid for the future of the al-Saud family, they mentioned Mr Khashoggi's case and they were all put in jail. They said there must be a credible investigation to establish the truth and "if relevant" identify those responsible for Khashoggi's disappearance.
At a news briefing on Tuesday, IMF chief economist Maurice Obstfeld outlined the economic challenges that Pakistan was facing now and also commented on its ability to finance itself. China's economy could also take a hit: The IMF revised its forecast for economic growth in 2019 down to 6.2 percent, slightly lower than previous estimates and down from 6.6 percent this year.
The hurricane is moving north at 7 miles per hour with max sustained winds of 75 miles per hour. Florida Gov. Rick Scott on October 7 declared a state of emergency for several areas in Florida and "also directed the Florida National Guard to activate 500 guardsmen to assist with planning and logistics, and to prepare for response in impacted areas".
Keynes. Ready to get going on the meat of it, though? Theresa May speaks during the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham . In fact, she has not only nailed her colours firmly to the mast of HMS Chequers , she has also lashed herself to its wheel and is steering the ship towards the electoral rocks of Brexit In Name Only, with the entire Tory Party trapped in the hold, whether they realise it or not.
A failsafe mode created to engage in the event of a hybrid system fault may not kick in because of a software glitch, causing the auto to stall, according to a company statement. Toyota Ireland also said that there are no reported incidents in Ireland. "All auto owners are encouraged to routinely check their vehicle identification number (VIN) for any open recall on Nhtsa.gov/recalls".
General Assembly. Trump said he was very unhappy with "the negotiations and negotiating style of Canada", and that he turned down a recent one-on-one with Trudeau because Canadian tariffs are too high. Canada sends about 75 per cent of its exports to the United States, so its economy could be hurt if a deal is not reached or if Trump follows through on a threat to impose tariffs on Canadian autos.
It could cause Washington to take extraordinary steps, including the use of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, to cool down the crude oil and other fuel prices ahead of the US mid-term elections. Brent markets rallied significantly during the day as well, but unlike WTI , they don't seem to be constrained by significant resistance above. "Saudi Arabia is about 320,000 barrels away from their 2016 pre-cut high, and there's a question mark about how much more they can really do beyond that in ...
Michael Kors and private equity firm Blackstone, which owns 20% of Versace , did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Budding luxury conglomerates, including Michael Kors' U.S. Blackstone, whose stake acquisition valued Versace at $1.4 billion in 2014, declined to comment. Also weight in on the conversation is Pascal Martin, partner, OC&C Strategy Consultants, who said Versace's new owner is betting on all the obvious levers - open more stores, grow e-commerce, increase ...
The Chinese government may decline to participate in proposed trade talks with the United States later this month if the Trump administration moves forward with additional tariffs on imported Chinese goods, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing Chinese officials.