REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 13:52

Trump Says Fed Should Reduce Rates to 'Zero, or Less'

President Trump renewed his call for lower interest rates and his criticism of the Federal Reserve Wednesday, saying on Twitter that the Fed should reduce rates to “ZERO, or less.”...

Trump Says Fed Should Reduce Rates to 'Zero, or Less'

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EU's Malmstrom hopes Trump, Xi can meet and reduce trade tensions European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom is hoping U.S. President Donald Trump meets his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summit in Japan later this month to try to reduce trade tensions between the two countries....
2019-06-14, 22:39

Trump administration overhauls Endangered Species Act in bid to reduce red tape The Trump administration is finalizing major changes to the Endangered Species Act in a bid to reduce the system's regulatory impact, though critics say the shift could accelerate the extinction of struggling creatures. ...
2019-08-12, 19:13

Trump urges India and Pakistan to reduce tensions in call with leaders U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that he spoke with India's Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Imran Khan, and urged the leaders to work towards reducing tensions in Kashmir....
2019-08-20, 05:26

Donald Trump Promises To Reduce US Drug Prices To World's Lowest US President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration is working on an executive order to reduce US drug prices to match the lowest in the world....
2019-07-06, 01:26

Trump’s jumble of ideas to reduce gun violence elicit mixed response Two senators — a Republican and a Democrat — said they are writing legislation on a “red-flag” proposal while the president faced a backlash for his comments on video games and mental health....
2019-08-06, 08:39

Will mortgage rates keep dropping? Homeowners and buyers benefit from lower interest rates Mortgage rates dropped to nearly three-year lows on China trade fears and a Fed rate cut. That's helping homeowners and buyers in the market now.       ...
2019-08-09, 21:39

Trump ditches sole climate rule that aimed to reduce coal plant pollution Administration to roll back Obama-era Clean Power PlanTrump’s EPA chief says he’s ‘leveling the playing field’ Donald Trump’s administration is finalizing plans to roll back the US government’s only direct efforts to curb coal-fired power plant pollution that is heating the planet. Related: Trump ro...
2019-06-19, 20:26

Is Trump the reason the Fed is about to cut rates? U.S. President Donald Trump's repeated calls for easier monetary policy may not be what's driving the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates on Wednesday....
2019-07-31, 20:13

Is Trump the reason the Fed cut rates? U.S. President Donald Trump's repeated calls for easier monetary policy may not be what drove the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates on Wednesday....
2019-08-01, 00:13

Trump wants Fed to cut interest rates to zero or below. Here's what it could mean for you. Trump wants the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates to zero or below. That could mean lower borrowing costs but also meager bank savings rates.       ...
2019-09-13, 01:52

Trump Says Fed Should Cut Rates as Growth Concerns Jar Markets President Trump lashed out at the Federal Reserve for not cutting interest rates more aggressively after fears about a global-growth slowdown rippled through financial markets....
2019-08-15, 08:13

Trump says he is not pining for negative interest rates in U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump, who has decried the relative loftiness of U.S. interest rates compared to rates in nations that compete with the United States in global markets, said on Friday he did not want to see negative rates in the United States....
2019-08-31, 02:00

Trump Isn’t Alone. These Millennials on the Left Want Low Interest Rates, Too. Sam Bell and his colleagues at Employ America want the central bank to cut interest rates now, and to lift them less quickly after the next recession, to create more jobs....
2019-06-12, 23:26

Trump Calls for Fed’s ‘Boneheads’ to Slash Interest Rates Below Zero President Trump urged Fed Chair Jerome H. Powell to cut borrowing costs below zero in Twitter posts hours before a key European Central Bank meeting....
2019-09-11, 19:26

Fed leaves interest rates alone, resisting Trump's pressure for a cut The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday, resisting pressure from President Trump to reduce them as his escalating trade disputes threaten U.S. economic growth....
2019-06-19, 22:26

Now hiring for a Trump-branded Fed: GOP flip-floppers on rates The president has one key quality in mind in filling out the central bank: a willingness to cut interest rates in a strong economy, violating years of GOP orthodoxy....
2019-07-08, 13:26

Trump calls for Fed 'boneheads' to slash interest rates to zero President Trump on Wednesday continued his attacks on the Federal Reserve, calling the central bank and its chairman, Jerome Powell, “boneheads” and urging the central bank to cut interest rates to zero or set negative rates....
2019-09-12, 02:13

Trump repeats call for Fed to lower interest rates U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday repeated his call for the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates, saying that such a step would further boost the economy....
2019-07-05, 21:39

Trump heaps pressure on Fed and its chairman Powell to cut rates President Donald Trump on Wednesday continued to pressure the Federal Reserve and the central bank's chairman to lower interest rates, saying its policies were hampering U.S. growth and reducing the country's ability to compete economically....
2019-08-21, 16:39

Trump raises pressure on Federal Reserve to cut interest rates President launches new attack on Jerome Powell, the man he picked to run US central bankDonald Trump has stepped up the pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates with his most personal attack yet on Jerome Powell, the man he handpicked to run the US central bank.Ahead of a crucial speech...
2019-08-21, 23:39

Trump urges zero or negative interest rates to tackle U.S. debt U.S. President Donald Trump called on the Federal Reserve to push down interest rates into negative territory, a move reluctantly used by other world central banks to battle weak economic growth as it punishes savers and banks' earnings in the process....
2019-09-11, 14:39

Where Trump has support in battle with Fed over rates: The smallest small businesses The smallest businesses on Main Street are preoccupied with high interest rates they say hold them back, while larger business owners are more focused on the tight labor market, according to the CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey....
2019-05-21, 15:13

World stocks rally as Trump steps up pressure on Fed to cut rates President tweets demand for 1% reduction and more QE as markets look to central banks to bolster global economyStock markets have been boosted by the growing prospect of more stimulus measures by central banks and governments across the world as Donald Trump heaped more pressure on the Federal Reser...
2019-08-20, 11:52

Fed likely to leave rates steady, despite market outlook and Trump demands The U.S. Federal Reserve concludes its latest two-day policy meeting on Wednesday expected to leave interest rates on hold but flag whether it plans to cut rates later this year as investors expect and the U.S. president has demanded....
2019-06-19, 17:52

Trump needs to make peace with China and get a cut in interest rates | Larry Elliott US president’s target has tended to be Beijing but his focus is likely to turn more to the Federal ReserveStock markets around the world are sending a message to Donald Trump: end your trade war with China or face the nightmare scenario of running for a second term in the White House with the econom...
2019-05-29, 20:13

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi blasts Trump pressure on Fed over interest rates The U.S. Federal Reserve should be independent and not under the influence of President Donald Trump in setting monetary policy, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19, 19:26

Trump Fed nominee Judy Shelton calls for bigger cut to interest rates Wall Street traders anticipate a more modest 25-basis-point cut when the Fed meets to set interest rate policy on July 30 and 31, but Shelton said there is justification for a deeper cut, citing weak economic conditions overseas....
2019-07-23, 00:01

Cramer says Trump is basically risking recession over trade to force the Fed to cut rates again "The president is not backing down," says CNBC's Jim Cramer, referring to Trump's repeated calls for the Fed to cut rates while talking tough on China....
2019-08-22, 19:13

Trump’s company could save millions if interest rates fall as he demands The Trump Organization could see large savings in payments it is making on roughly $345 million in loans, according to public filings and financial experts. ...
2019-08-25, 13:13

Trump Administration Overhauls Endangered Species Act. Critics Say It Will Speed Extinction Rates (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act, allowing the government to put an economic cost on saving a species and other changes critics contend could speed extinction for some stru...
2019-08-13, 03:13

Trump insists Fed cut rates sharply, sounds pessimistic note on China talks As the president's reelection campaign gears up, White House officials have become increasingly concerned about the economy’s performance, several people briefed on internal discussions said....
2019-08-09, 22:13

Trump Plan for Home Loans Stokes Fears of Higher Mortgage Rates for Would-Be Homebuyers Housing advocates fear a Trump administration plan to return federal mortgage backers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to the private sector will increase the cost of house loans and make it harder for low-income and disadvantaged communities to buy homes....
2019-09-07, 06:13

Trump China tariffs headed for rates comparable to Smoot-Hawley levies that worsened Great Depression The Trump administration is scheduled to raise tariffs on Chinese imports on Sunday to rates not seen since the notorious Smoot-Hawley tariffs enacted in 1930....
2019-08-31, 06:39

How to Reduce Waste While Flying Airlines produce a lot of garbage. Think about the plastic wraps covering your meal, your pair of headphones and blanket, as well as the straws, napkins, and sugar packets that litter the aisles. United Continental Holdings Inc., which owns United Airlines, said they average 65 pounds of garbage a f...
2019-06-05, 22:52

How to stop or reduce a stutter There is no cure for a stutter, but there are several steps that can help a person reduce stuttering. These steps include quick tips and long term treatment. Learn about them here....
2019-09-11, 04:00

US to reduce troops in Afghanistan by 5,000 President Trump has revealed plans to cut the number of US troops deployed to Afghanistan but he did not provide a timetable for the drawdown. The announcement comes amid talks between the US and the Taliban in Qatar....
2019-08-30, 04:13

4 Fruits That May Help Reduce Dark Circles However, to get long-term benefits, it is best to give the body the required nutrition in order to keep dark circles at bay. You can do so by consuming certain fruits that are replete with......
2019-07-31, 19:00

How to Help Reduce School Lunch Debt Earlier this month, one Rhode Island school district made headlines after giving some of its students—those with unpaid balances for school meals—cold sun butter and jelly sandwiches (along with milk and veggies) instead of hot meal items, available to all other students....
2019-06-13, 00:26

Five ways to reduce plastic in the bathroom From bamboo toothbrushes to using refill options or your own containers, it’s not hard to change your ways“A bamboo toothbrush is the first swap I always suggest,” says Beth Noy, who founded the online shop Plastic Freedom in frustration at the lack of easily available alternatives to everyday plast...
2019-07-14, 22:39

The best ways to reduce body heat Hot weather, illness, and certain medications can all cause a higher-than-normal body temperature. Learn about eight tips to reduce body heat, as well as when to see a doctor, here....
2019-09-04, 03:26

France wants to reduce water use as rivers dry up The French government wants to reduce water use by encouraging wastewater recycling and encouraging consumers to less water as the flow of rivers gradually slows due to climate change....
2019-07-01, 21:39

How to reduce robocalls at small businesses Small businesses need to answer telephone calls to generate revenue. Robocalls not only interrupt business, they can be costly to small firms.       ...
2019-07-31, 20:26

China says U.S. can do more to reduce fentanyl demand The U.S. government can do more to reduce demand for fentanyl and should stop shifting the blame onto others, China said on Monday, in another riposte to Trump administration criticism that China is not helping resolve the drug problem....
2019-08-27, 04:13

Continental to reduce lead in some components The German auto parts supplier, aiming to reduce lead in some electronic components that exceed certain EU limits, is identifying how many vehicles and which markets would be affected....
2019-08-11, 20:13

San Francisco employs AI to reduce racial bias San Francisco prosecutors are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts. They are adopting a system that strips certain identifying details from police reports and leaves only key facts to govern charging decisions. (June 12)        ...
2019-06-13, 05:26

In hot water? Study says warming may reduce sea life by 17% WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study says the world’s oceans will likely lose about one-sixth of its fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues on its current path. A comprehensive computer-based study by an international team of marine biologists found that for ...
2019-06-11, 19:00

YouTube will reduce conspiracy theory recommendations in the UK YouTube plans to tweak its recommendation algorithm to cut back on conspiracy theory videos in the UK, eight months after it conducted a similar experiment in the US. The platform is in the middle of rolling out the update to its British users, a spo......
2019-08-29, 07:39

Revamped OxyContin was supposed to reduce abuse, but has it? WASHINGTON — Dr. Raeford Brown was uniquely positioned to help the U.S. government answer a critical question: Is a new version of the painkiller OxyContin helping fight the national opioid epidemic? An expert in pain treatment at the University of Kentucky, Brown led a panel of outside experts advi...
2019-07-23, 07:26

New methods reduce antibiotic use by 30 percent, study says Half of the 10 million antibiotic prescriptions written by doctors in ERs go to people with viral infections, which are unresponsive to antibiotics. Researchers say they have new ways to avoid these unnecessary uses....
2019-06-20, 00:26

How a diabetes drug may reduce anxiety symptoms New research in mice shows how metformin, a common drug used to treat diabetes and prediabetes, can also help reduce symptoms associated with anxiety....
2019-06-04, 22:13

Opioid treatment may reduce contact with law enforcement (Reuters Health) - Opioid users who get treatment for their drug dependency are less likely to have police encounters or to be charged with crimes, an Australian study suggests....
2019-07-13, 04:00

Low vitamin K may reduce mobility in older adults Researchers found that older adults with vitamin K deficiency were more likely to develop mobility disability, such as difficulty walking and using stairs....
2019-06-14, 20:52

Iran to further reduce compliance with nuclear deal Foreign minister says Iran has been withdrawing in stages since US pulled out last yearIran will take another step to reduce its compliance with a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, the Iranian foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, said on Saturday, according to parliamentary news agency Icana.Iran has r...
2019-08-03, 14:13

Uttarakhand To Reduce Traffic Violation Fines The Uttarkhand cabinet has cleared a proposal to reduce some of the penalties revised by the Centre for traffic rule violations under the amended Motor Vehicle Act. Gujarat and Karnataka have already......
2019-09-12, 17:00

Sainz: Simulators will reduce impact of F1 testing cut McLaren driver Carlos Sainz Jr believes simulators are now advanced enough to mitigate the impact of any testing cuts as Formula 1 moves towards a record 22-race calendar for 2020...
2019-08-21, 16:13

Groundbreaking trial aims to reduce miscarriages by 50% Women who have suffered recurrent miscarriages will take part in a groundbreaking trial to find out if antibiotics could reduce inflammation of the womb and increase live birth rates....
2019-09-13, 22:52

North Korea demands UN reduce aid staff Despite facing an acute food shortage, North Korea has said it wants a reduction in UN aid, claiming "hostile forces" have made aid programs ineffective. According to the UN, over 40% of North Koreans are undernourished....
2019-09-06, 13:26

Iran hints at swap with UK in bid to reduce tensions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said his country might be willing to release a U.K.-flagged ship if Britain releases an Iranian oil tanker that the British Royal Navy seized earlier this month off Gibraltar....
2019-07-25, 00:26

'Simply seeing green spaces' may help reduce cravings Access to a view of greenery from the comfort of your home reduces the frequency and intensity of cravings for alcohol, unhealthful food, and tobacco....
2019-07-16, 19:13

Set Up Your Driver's Seat Like Your Work Desk to Reduce Pain If you’re someone who works at a desk most of the day, you may have taken steps to improve your posture and comfort at your workspace. Perhaps you installed an ergonomic keyboard, or sit on an exercise ball or with a back-supporting cushion to help minimize pain caused by long periods of sitting. Bu...
2019-07-08, 21:26

U.S. EPA chief to reduce agency-funded animal testing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler said Tuesday he was signing a memo to reduce agency-funded animal testing, vowing to almost completely end the practice by 2035....
2019-09-11, 00:52

Government May Reduce Oil Cess To Boost Production: Report The Finance Ministry had revised the oil cess in the Union Budget 2016-17, shifting it from the specific charge of Rs 4,500 per tonne of crude to an ad valorem rate of 20 per cent....
2019-06-11, 21:39

Renault CEO Bollore has no plans to reduce Nissan stake Cutting its stake in alliance partner Nissan is not on Renault's agenda, the French carmaker's chief executive Thierry Bollore said on Wednesday after a global vehicle launch in New Delhi....
2019-06-19, 17:26

Healthy habits drastically reduce dementia risk Leading a healthy lifestyle is the most effective way to prevent dementia. That’s according to a new study lead by several researchers and presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. The research shows people who make healthy choices– like a good diet, exercise, not smoking, l...
2019-07-15, 23:13

He, she, or ... ? Gender-neutral pronouns reduce biases – study Researchers find usage boosts positive feelings towards women and LGBT peopleMore than 100 failures litter the battleground that is the hunt for an English gender-neutral singular pronoun. From thon, ip and hiser to hem, ons and lers, the discarded terms have piled up since the mid-19th century.But ...
2019-08-05, 23:13

San Francisco prosecutors turn to AI to reduce racial bias SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a first-of-its kind experiment, San Francisco prosecutors are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, adopting a system that strips certain identifying details from police reports and leaves only key facts to govern charging decisions. District...
2019-06-12, 21:39

Eating Yogurt May Reduce Risk Of Bowel Cancer In Men The findings revealed that eating two or more weekly servings of yogurt may help to lower the risk of developing the abnormal growths of tissues (adenomas)...
2019-06-20, 09:13

Blood test may reduce antibiotic use for COPD patients The number of COPD patients who received antibiotics prescriptions fell by 20 percent after taking the finger-prick blood test to measure their C-reactive protein levels....
2019-07-11, 18:26

Eating Dark Chocolate May Help Reduce Depression: Study Eating dark chocolate may help alleviate depression and relieve symptoms. The study looked at whether different types of chocolate are associated with mood disorders....
2019-08-05, 13:26

Japan's Abe says will make every effort to reduce tension with Iran Japan wants to make every effort to reduce tension between the United States and Iran before responding to an expected U.S. request to send its navy to guard strategic waters off Iran, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday....
2019-07-22, 09:00

Apple Inc. says tariffs will reduce economic contribution to U.S. economy Apple Inc said proposed U.S. tariffs on goods from China, including iPhones, iPads, and Macs, will reduce the company's contributions to the U.S. economy and hurt its global competitiveness....
2019-06-20, 21:00

Macron calls for Iran to reduce its nuclear stockpile ​French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday called on Iran to reduce its stockpile of enriched uranium and abide by ​the ​terms of the 2015 nuclear deal. Macron, in a statement, said he had “noted with concern” Iran’s surpassing the limits set in the pact with world powers. He urg...
2019-07-02, 17:26

Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks could also spark progress in negotiations between the US and the Taliban....
2019-07-09, 00:39

RPT-Renault CEO Bollore has no plans to reduce Nissan stake Cutting its stake in alliance partner Nissan is not on Renault's agenda, the French carmaker's chief executive Thierry Bollore said on Wednesday after a global vehicle launch in New Delhi....
2019-06-20, 08:26

U.S. hiring cools; manufacturers reduce hours for workers U.S. job growth slowed in July and manufacturers slashed hours for workers, which together with an escalation in trade tensions between the United States and China could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates again next month....
2019-08-02, 18:13

Chickenpox vaccine may reduce risk of shingles for kids Children who have been vaccinated for chickenpox have a 78 percent lower risk of developing shingles than unvaccinated children, according to research....
2019-06-10, 21:13

Italy could get up to six months to reduce its massive debt pile, EU says The Italian anti-establishment government may have anywhere between three to six months to show it is committed to reducing its massive debt pile, according to the minutes from European Commission's latest meeting....
2019-06-27, 19:52

Having Plenty Of Curd Daily May Help Reduce Anxiety: Study According to a recent study, consuming probiotics could not only help regulate bacteria in the gut, but may also help reduce anxiety by improving brain function...
2019-05-22, 17:00

Soccer headgear may not reduce sport-related concussion (Reuters Health) - In season-long tests, soccer headgear didn't reduce the overall number or severity of concussions experienced by high school players, U.S. researchers say....
2019-07-05, 04:39

Elizabeth Warren Unveils New Plan to Reduce U.S. Gun Deaths by 80% Democratic presidential candidate and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren published a new plan on Saturday that pledges to reduce American firearm deaths by 80%, throwing an ambitious new collection of proposals into a Democratic field crowded with promises to curb gun violence in the wake of mass s...
2019-08-11, 21:52

Can blood pressure drugs help reduce dementia risk? A large study analyzing the medical data of thousands of people suggests that dementia incidence is lower among those who take blood pressure medication....
2019-06-05, 23:39

Bundesbank's Weidmann: U.S.-China row may reduce world trade by 1% A trade dispute between the United States and China could reduce global trade by 1% in the medium term, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said on Sunday....
2019-06-09, 15:39

Pollutionwatch: how skilful driving can reduce toxic fumes Gentler acceleration and electric vehicles can reduce air pollution but walking or cycling are bestLocal authorities are encouraging people not to leave their cars idling as tests show we can reduce air pollution by changing the way we drive.Scientists in Utah measured exhaust emissions from a test ...
2019-09-13, 12:00

How supermarkets can reduce packaging to save the planet from drowning in garbage It was inspiring to read about the launch of Waitrose’s trial in Oxford offering consumers a range of products free of packaging. Their system isn’t revolutionary – smaller supermarkets have been doing the same thing for quite some time, as have many committed people. But it’s the first time that a ...
2019-06-30, 21:39

Exports Help Reduce Impact Of July Sales Drop At Bajaj Bajaj Auto has come out with the sales numbers for the month of July 2019, announcing a decline of 5 per cent in total sales. Last month the Pune-based company sold a total of 3,81,530 units......
2019-08-01, 09:39

MDMA treatment for alcoholism could reduce relapse, study suggests Researchers say drug is safe and appears more effective than conventional treatmentsThe first study looking into the use of MDMA to treat alcohol addiction has shown the treatment is safe and early results show encouraging outcomes from the approach, scientists have said.Doctors in Bristol are testi...
2019-08-19, 16:13

Using rigorous evaluation to reduce and prevent homelessness in North America For millions of people in the United States, the struggle for stable housing both shapes and is shaped by numerous factors, such as employment opportunities and wages, housing market dynamics, access to health care, financial stability, and involvement with the criminal justice system. In the United...
2019-09-09, 18:52

Using Wall Street secrets to reduce the cost of cloud infrastructure Stock market investors often rely on financial risk theories that help them maximize returns while minimizing financial loss due to market fluctuations. These theories help investors maintain a balanced portfolio to ensure they’ll never lose more money than they’re willing to part with at any given ...
2019-08-20, 09:39

Want To Make Your Kids Snack Less? Reduce Portion And Variety Of Snacks A new study has now addressed the issue of unhealthy snacking habits in kids, saying that giving kids a larger portion and variety of snacks may make them eat more and lead to more weight gain....
2019-07-22, 11:39

Solar-powered railway could reduce fossil fuel reliance The world's first solar farm to directly power a railway line has been plugged in -- a development that could lay the foundations for the world's first solar-powered trains....
2019-08-23, 18:00

Cambodia to reduce public holidays to attract foreign investment Cambodia is reducing the number of public holidays on its calendar to meet national competitiveness goals and the demands of foreign investors, according to multiple press reports....
2019-08-07, 23:39

Water Pollution Can Reduce Economic Growth By A Third, Says World Bank Heavily polluted water is reducing economic growth by up to a third in some countries, a World Bank report said Tuesday, calling for action to address human and environmental harm....
2019-08-21, 01:13

Iran says will take further steps to reduce nuclear deal commitments: Tasnim Iran said it would announce additional steps to reduce its commitments under the 2015 international nuclear pact, which Washington withdrew from last year, Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday....
2019-06-16, 13:39

Iran to further reduce commitments to nuclear deal: foreign minister Iran will take another step to reduce its compliance with a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday without elaborating, according to parliamentary news agency ICANA....
2019-08-03, 09:39

Pumping begins to reduce flood waters in Lincolnshire town Environment Agency brings in high-volume pumps in a bid to lower water levels in WainfleetHigh-volume pumps are being used to reduce flood waters in a Lincolnshire town where nearly 600 homes have been evacuated.Police have advised residents in around 590 properties in Wainfleet and neighbouring are...
2019-06-16, 21:13

More racial diversity in U.S. police departments unlikely to reduce shootings: study White police officers in the United States are no more likely to shoot dead minorities than black or Hispanic officers, undercutting the idea that increasing racial diversity in police departments would reduce those shootings, a study released on Monday said....
2019-07-23, 04:13

Deposit scheme could dramatically reduce plastic waste – report Analysis says DRS would stop thousands of tonnes of waste entering English rivers and seaA comprehensive deposit return scheme in England could prevent 6,600 tonnes of plastic waste entering rivers and the sea by 2030, according to an analysis of the government’s proposed waste strategy.Of the measu...
2019-06-14, 13:52

City of London plans to cut speed limit to reduce pollution The City of London Corporation, which runs London's historic finance district, has proposed a new, lower speed limit of 15 miles per hour and the closure of some streets at lunchtime in an effort to reduce air pollution....
2019-05-24, 18:52

Simple dietary changes may reduce cancer risk, increase lifespan The health benefits of fruit and vegetables are partly due to flavonoids. A new study concludes that consuming more flavonoids each day may extend life....
2019-08-17, 23:26

European Union Warns Italy to Reduce Spending and Borrowing The warning by the European Commission was expected in the face of a populist government that intends to cut taxes and increase spending and despises Brussels....
2019-06-05, 18:26

Food Waste Is a Huge Environmental Problem. Here’s 5 Ways to Reduce Yours Tossing uneaten leftovers or slimy lettuce may feel like no big deal. But a new report from the sustainability-focused World Resources Institute (WRI) says food waste is responsible for 8% of annual greenhouse-gas emissions, and that 25% of agricultural water use and a land mass the size of China go...
2019-09-04, 00:13

Renault had to reduce power for early 2019 F1 races due to conrod Renault Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul has revealed that a conrod reliability issue handicapped the firm's engines in the first part of the 2019 season, but has now been addressed...
2019-05-24, 11:52

France sends top diplomat to Iran for talks to reduce tensions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic adviser traveled to Iran on Wednesday to hold talks with local officials as part of European efforts to reduce tensions in the Gulf region, a presidency official said....
2019-06-19, 22:00

Apps help restaurants sell unused food to reduce waste BERLIN — After a long day at work, Annekathrin Fiesinger is too tired to consider making dinner at home. So the 34-year-old uses her smart phone to check nearby restaurants, hotels or bakeries in Berlin for food being sold for a discount at the end of the day. The part-time coffee shop worker, who i...
2019-06-19, 18:39

Australia should reduce emissions, coal mining: Pacific leaders Australia should do more to reduce its carbon emissions and giving cash to countries battling climate change was not enough, Pacific island leaders said on Tuesday in a rebuke of Canberra's latest attempt to improve ties with the region....
2019-08-13, 09:39

Obscure pink seaweed may help reduce global carbon emissions Marine scientists around the world are seeking a way to mass produce an obscure tropical pink seaweed that can stop cows from burping so much methane gas....
2019-08-22, 13:52

California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
2019-06-09, 07:13

Seals consciously reduce blood flow to their blubber before diving The dive reflex, in which blood flow to the skin is reduced, was once thought to be an entirely automatic response – but seals have worked out how to control it...
2019-06-18, 20:52

Nissan To Reduce Global Product Lineup By Atleast 10% By 2022 Nissan's global total industry volume remained weak during the quarter, and Nissan's unit sales decreased as the company continued its efforts to normalise sales....
2019-08-01, 09:39

A temporary low-calorie diet may reduce inflammatory bowel disease An intermittent low-calorie diet eased inflammatory bowel disease in mice and it may do the same for people with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Maharashtra Parliament Passes Bill To Reduce Maratha Quota The Maharashtra legislature on Monday passed a bill bringing down reservation for the Maratha community from 16 per cent to 12 and 13 in education and government jobs respectively....
2019-07-01, 18:26

Kia To Start Second Shift At Anantapur Plant To Reduce Waiting Period The Kia Seltos has garnered over 32,000 bookings and has a waiting period of six to eight weeks, which has prompted the carmaker to add a second shift at its Anantapur plant to meet the demand....
2019-08-22, 16:00

Seadrill considers selling non-core assets to reduce debt-CFO Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill is considering selling non-core assets, including its 15.7% stake in oil service firm Archer , to reduce its liabilities, the firm's chief financial officer said on Thursday....
2019-05-23, 17:13

Replacing 'beef with chicken' could reduce breast cancer risk The role of nutrition in cancer is a hot topic. A new study concludes that red meat increases the risk of breast cancer, but poultry may reduce risk....
2019-08-12, 07:39

Office Yoga: Simple Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk to Reduce Stress International Yoga Day: Office Yoga is a great way to shake off the tightness, de-stress and stay active while you're at work. It also leaves you feeling energised and focused. Here's a detailed......
2019-06-21, 10:26

WeWork loan modified to reduce lender risk ahead of IPO NEW YORK, Sept 13 (LPC) - The US$6bn of senior secured credit facilities for WeWork that are contingent on the office sharing startup pushing through an increasingly difficult equity raise have been changed to reduce lenders’ risk ahead of its imminent initial public offering (IPO), sources close to...
2019-09-14, 01:39

Helping Reduce Indo-Pak Tension 1 Of 5 Takeaways From G7: White House The White House on Monday claimed helping reduce India-Pakistan tension is one of the five big takeaways from the just-concluded G7 Summit. President Donald Trump returned home from the Group of Seven......
2019-08-27, 10:00

Iran says its measures to reduce commitment to nuclear deal 'reversible' All measures taken by Iran to scale back its commitments to a 2015 nuclear deal were "reversible" if the European signatories of the pact fulfilled their obligations, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Sunday....
2019-07-07, 17:39

Clothes that grow: 10 bold ideas to reduce ocean plastics Microbeads made from plants not plastic and clothes that stretch as a baby grows are some of the ideas to be awarded a slice of £6m to prevent further ocean pollution....
2019-08-10, 02:52

Countries must up their game to reduce low birth weights, warns UN-backed report Many countries need to invest more and take greater action to reduce the number of babies born with low birth weights which put their health at risk, urges a United Nations-backed report released on Wednesday....
2019-05-21, 14:32

Tasty deals: Apps help find unsold food and reduce waste BERLIN (AP) — Growing numbers of people are using technology such as phone apps to reduce food waste and the carbon emissions it creates. Some build online communities to share food before throwing it away. Others team up with supermarkets to create applications that alert consumers when groceries a...
2019-06-19, 13:13

U.S. national parks boost online messages to reduce risky behavior To counteract risky behavior possibly inspired by social media videos, photos and just plain bragging, the U.S. National Park System has created apps and videos to help visitors stay safe....
2019-08-20, 16:52

3M Reinvents Bubble Wrap, Promises to Reduce Shipping Materials By Half Despite repeatedly being called out for the practice, online stores like Amazon are still occasionally getting caught shipping tiny items in comically oversized boxes. It’s wasteful, it reduces the amount of cargo a truck can carry, and it inspired 3M to redesign bubble wrap to greatly reduce the pa...
2019-07-31, 18:26

Computed tomography scans reduce lung cancer death risk Screening and treatment of lung cancer patients using low-dose computed tomography lowered death risk from the disease by 26 percent for men and 39 percent for women, according to a new study....
2019-07-02, 00:39

UK Conservative Party agree leadership election rules to reduce numbers Britain's governing Conservatives on Tuesday agreed rules for the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May as party chief, including measures to eliminate candidates more quickly from a crowded race....
2019-06-04, 21:26

India Needs to Reduce E-Commerce Restrictions to Revive Economy: Amazon Executive "There is so much opportunity to just let e-commerce thrive versus trying to define every single guard rail under which it should operate," Amazon's India head Amit Agarwal told Reuters....
2019-08-22, 06:39

India needs to reduce ecommerce restrictions to revive economy: Amazon executive India needs to encourage ecommerce and reduce red tape to help small businesses sell online and export goods to help revive sagging domestic economic growth, a senior Amazon.com executive said on Wednesday....
2019-08-22, 02:00

Everest Region Bans Single-Use Plastic To Reduce Waste On Mountains Single-use plastics have been banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers, Nepali authorities said Thursday....
2019-08-21, 23:13

ACT plans far-reaching electrification of vehicles and homes in drive to reduce emissions Territory government says it will phase out natural gas and pursue electrification of buses and private carsThe Australian Capital Territory plans to phase out natural gas, electrify its bus fleets and public school buildings, and introduce incentives for drivers who buy electric cars.The ACT govern...
2019-09-16, 08:39

Polygamy debate returns to Utah capital, as lawmaker looks to reduce penalties Utah has enacted tough penalties for polygamy in recent years, in a bid to move past the state's complicated history with the practice. But a state senator now wants to reverse the crackdown and make polygamy a low-level offense on par with a traffic ticket....
2019-09-08, 20:00

Pinal County inmates receive tablets in initiative to reduce recidivism PINAL COUNTY – Inmates in Pinal County will be receiving tablets in an attempt to help prepare them for life after incarceration. Pinal County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with Securus Technologies will be supplying the tablets at no cost to taxpayers. With the tablets, inmates are ab...
2019-08-01, 01:39

Pompeo: Iran behind attack on Saudi oil facilities that will reduce kingdom's output US secretary of state says Tehran behind drone attackTrump speaks to Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin SalmanThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has accused Iran of being responsible for attacks on Saudi oil plants that could lead to the temporary loss of more than 5% of global oil supply.Iran-ali...
2019-09-15, 10:52

San Francisco to harness AI to reduce racial bias when charging people with crimes San Francisco prosecutors will use artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, becoming the first city to conduct this type of experiment using a "bias mitigation tool."...
2019-06-13, 18:26

No-deal Brexit could reduce UK to 'junior partner of the United States,' says Macron Trying to convince Angela Merkel to reopen the Brexit agreement was always going to be a tough one for Boris Johnson. Wooing Emmanuel Macron will be a whole new level....
2019-08-22, 12:00

Two Experimental Ebola Drugs Reduce Mortality Rate, According to Preliminary Data Two experimental Ebola drugs significantly improve a patient’s chance of surviving the virus, according to preliminary data from a medical trial, offering fresh hope for stopping an outbreak of the disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo....
2019-08-13, 04:00

Central banks cannot perform miracles and lawmakers need to reduce uncertainty, ECB member says France's central bank governor told CNBC Saturday that monetary policy cannot compensate for trade tensions, and political leaders need to act in order to fend off today's economic threats....
2019-07-08, 02:39

California utility PG&E cuts off power to some customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp proactively shut off power on Saturday to around 1,600 customers in northern California and said it might expand the shutdown to tens of thousands more due to an increased risk of wildfires....
2019-06-08, 18:13

Royal Enfield Revises Service Interval To Reduce Ownership Cost Having launched the new variants of the Bullet 350 recently at Rs. 1.12 lakh (ex-showroom), Royal Enfield has gone a step further and revised the service interval across its motorcycle range in a bid......
2019-08-10, 15:00

UPDATE 1-California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
2019-06-09, 05:26

California utility cuts power to up to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is under pressure to prevent fire starts after downed power lines and other company equipment have been blamed for conflagrations that began during so-called fire weather....
2019-06-09, 07:13

Aerobic, resistance exercise may reduce coronary risk for people with belly fat Having too much fat around the heart may increase cardiovascular risk, but a new study shows that aerobic and resistance exercise can lower risk by reducing fat depots....
2019-07-03, 19:26

This airline will stop selling duty-free items to reduce emissions How is duty-free shopping tied to global warming? This airline is taking care of the environment by not selling you those tax-free items.       ...
2019-06-13, 18:39

To Reduce Hospital Noise, Researchers Create Alarms That Whistle and Sing Why do medical devices sound so terrible? A group of clinicians, psychologists, musicians and designers are developing signals that are less startling and more informative. Listen here....
2019-07-09, 13:13

Consumption Of Nuts Twice A Week May Reduce Risk Of Heart Attack: Study A new study has emphasised on the importance of including nuts in diet and examined their consumption with association between risk of cardiovascular disease and death in the Iranian population....
2019-09-02, 13:00

Post-workout protein shakes: Do they reduce muscle pain, aid recovery? A study assessed whether whey or milk protein could boost muscle recovery after a workout. It concluded that neither were better than a sugary drink....
2019-09-02, 03:39

MIT experts find a way to reduce video stream buffering on busy WiFi Is there anything more annoying that trying to watch a video on a slow internet connection shared with a bunch of other users? Skips, endless buffering, and ugly pixelation can ruin the experience of watching a movie or TV show when everyone in your......
2019-08-19, 13:00

Drinking Juice Of This Common Vegetable May Reduce The Risk Of Heart Diseases The findings of the study suggest that unsalted tomato juice plays an important role in suppressing high blood pressure and cholesterol levels in adults....
2019-06-05, 14:52

Fluoride in drinking water may reduce liver, kidney function in teens Fluoride is commonly found in nearly 75 percent of public water systems in the United States, and may be damaging the kidneys and livers of teens around the country....
2019-08-08, 23:00

Exposure To Greenery Can Reduce Cravings For Junk Food, Alcohol And Cigarettes If the study is to be believed, doing just one simple thing may help you tide over cravings for harmful foods, alcohol and cigarettes- exposing yourself to greenery....
2019-07-15, 20:39

‘Goats are the best tool’: grazers in high demand to reduce US wildfire risk In the face of climate change and deadly fires, states from California to Colorado are turning hungry animals loose on the countrysideAs the western US braces for another wildfire season, following its most devastating on record, public officials and private landowners are turning to an unlikely, ru...
2019-07-12, 14:39

Stop Calling Luxury Cars As Sin Goods; Reduce GST: Jaguar Land Rover Luxury cars are often under scrutiny for being extravagant purchases, which has resulted in the cars attracting the highest taxation. However, Jaguar Land Rover India's President and Managing......
2019-07-01, 05:39

Julián Castro's housing platform aims to increase ownership, reduce discrimination Calling housing "a human right," Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro unveiled a series of new proposals to address housing affordability issues that are mounting across the country....
2019-06-18, 21:13

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine releases plan to reduce gun violence after Dayton shooting Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine introduced a series of proposals to reduce gun violence on Tuesday, in the wake of the shooting in Dayton that left nine people dead....
2019-08-08, 01:26

Centre Thinking Of Nitrogen Tyre Usage To Reduce Accidents: Nitin Gadkari The government is considering making it mandatory for manufacturers to mix silicon with rubber to improve quality of tyres and use of nitrogen in them to help prevent road accidents, Transport......
2019-07-08, 16:00

Amazon made video games for its workers to reduce tedium of warehouse jobs Enlarge / Workers and packages inside an Amazon warehouse. (credit: Getty Images | Macduff Everton) Amazon has created video games that its warehouse workers can "play" while they fill customer orders in an effort to speed up fulfillment and relieve the tedium of packing products into boxes. The W...
2019-05-23, 00:52

Eco kitchens: 5 ways to make your home more sustainable and reduce single-use plastic on a budget Looking to cut down your use of single-use plastic and help the environment? These small, budget-friendly changes will help you overhaul your kitchen habits....
2019-06-21, 19:00

Trade tension: Apple warns Chinese tariffs would reduce its contribution to U.S. economy In a letter to the U.S. Trade Representative, Apple said proposed Chinese tariffs would impact all the major products it sells, from iPhones to Macs.       ...
2019-06-20, 19:26

Starbucks to boost workers' mental health benefits, reduce 'remedial tasks' Starbucks' Leadership Experience was the first conference for its employees since 2014 and CEO Kevin Johnson's first since taking the reins as chief executive in 2017....
2019-09-07, 00:52

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Doing this one thing on holiday could reduce blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms could be reduced on holiday by watching what you eat and drink. Here’s why doing this one thing can lower blood sugar levels....
2019-06-02, 11:39

Eating yoghurt twice a week may reduce bowel cancer risk in men, research suggests RESEARCH from the University of Washington found that men who ate two portions of yoghurt or more a week were less likely to develop dangerous bowel polyps over 25 years....
2019-06-19, 18:52

France, Germany to increase efforts to reduce Iran tensions, avert war: ministers France and Germany will increase their efforts to reduce tensions over Iran, but time was running out and the risk of war could not be ruled out, their foreign ministers said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19, 14:00

Montreal creates committee to curb climate change, reduce carbon footprint New partners are joining the fight, announced Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante, including the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Montreal Public Health....
2019-06-20, 01:00

$15 Minimum Wage Would Reduce Poverty but Cost Jobs, Congress Told in Report A bill that could reach a House vote next week would lift 1.3 million people out of poverty but put a similar number out of work, the Congressional Budget Office said....
2019-07-09, 03:00

London, England pushing cargo bikes in effort to reduce congestion, pollution The push follows London's establishment of its Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) to help reduce the high levels of vehicle pollution recorded on its streets....
2019-08-09, 13:13

Warm water, lotion may reduce eczema, food allergy risk in babies Babies with eczema have a high risk of developing asthma, food allergies and hay fever later in life, but that a "soak and seal" method of moistening a baby's skin can help prevent cracks from the condition....
2019-07-19, 19:13

Home Depot CEO says company hopes to cut costs to reduce impact of tariffs on consumer prices Home Depot CEO Craig Menear said the company aims to minimize any impact that potential tariffs will have on customers by cutting costs elsewhere in the supply chain. The company makes 70% of its goods domestically, which also lessens the effect....
2019-06-27, 21:13

Exclusive: Boeing seeking to reduce scope, duration of some physical tests for new aircraft - sources Boeing Co engineers are reducing the scope and duration of certain costly physical tests used to certify the planemaker's new aircraft, according to industry sources and regulatory officials....
2019-06-16, 18:13

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Reduce blood sugar levels by building muscle strength TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include rapid weight loss and extreme thirst. To reduce blood sugar levels it’s important to follow a healthy diet and exercise....
2019-07-31, 19:52

GrainCorp signs contract to reduce cash flow volatility related to harvest volumes GrainCorp, Australia's biggest listed bulk grain handler, said on Friday it has signed a 10-year deal with a unit of Aon PLC to reduce cash flow volatility linked to eastern Australian grain production, especially during droughts....
2019-06-07, 06:52

Jaguar Land Rover New Mood-Detection Tech Helps Reduce Stress While Driving Jaguar Land Rover has announced working on a new artificial intelligence (AI) technology that understands the driver's state of mind while driving - and adjust cabin settings to improve driver......
2019-07-09, 14:52

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other countries are challenging China's assertions of sovereignty....
2019-06-01, 09:26

UPDATE 3-Pentagon seeks funds to reduce U.S. reliance on China's rare earth metals The U.S. Defense Department is seeking new federal funds to bolster domestic production of rare earth minerals and reduce dependence on China, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, amid mounting concern in Washington about Beijing's role as a supplier....
2019-05-30, 02:52

‘Historic’ Halifax seawall being redeveloped as municipality seeks to reduce impact of climate change Construction crews could be seen hard at work at the Horshoe Island Park seawall this week as they continued their efforts to prepare the municipality's sea walls...
2019-07-10, 23:26

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Eating this refreshing fruit could reduce blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms can be reduced by following a well-balanced diet. Here’s how eating this fruit 'in moderation' could lower blood sugar levels....
2019-07-18, 20:26

Indian Army Adds Mahindra e-Verito EVs To Its Official Fleet To Reduce Carbon Footprint Keeping up with the central government's policies to switch to electric mobility, the Indian army has employed electric vehicles as part of its fleet. In partnership with Energy Efficiency Services......
2019-08-04, 13:13

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Reduce blood sugar levels by making this easy breakfast swap TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include blurred vision and rapid weight loss. In order to reduce blood sugar levels, it’s important to watch what your diet....
2019-06-27, 19:52

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council  Conflict prevention and mediation are two of “the most important tools at our disposal to reduce human suffering” United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesday.  ...
2019-06-12, 23:39

‘Answer the call of Afghans’ to reduce impact of conflict, UN urges all parties amid increase in civilian airstrike deaths The conflict in Afghanistan continues to be devastating for civilians, with the latest United Nations update released on Tuesday showing that the number of civilians killed by aerial operations increased in the first half of 2019, even as overall civilian casualties declined. ...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Fed's Mester: Too Soon To Say What Happens Next With Rates Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said she is open to lowering rates if the economic outlook deteriorates, but she also questioned whether cutting short-term borrowing costs would do much to push inflation back up toward the central bank’s target....
2019-07-02, 21:13

UN, global health agencies sound alarm on drug-resistant infections; new recommendations to reduce ‘staggering number’ of future deaths Deaths caused by infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria will skyrocket over the next two decades, along with huge economic costs, without immediate, ambitious and coordinated action, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) and partners warned on Monday....
2019-05-21, 14:52

Who – Or “What” – Drives Interest Rates? EWI's Murray Gunn explains the role of the Federal Reserve in "driving" interest rates and the economy -- you me be surprised to find out who (or what) is doing the real driving....
2019-05-21, 15:13

Gold: Driven By Rates Gold has been rallying amid expectations for the Fed's pause on rate hikes turning into a rate cut this week. Can the yellow metal top $1,600 an ounce?...
2019-07-31, 17:39

Fed cuts rates, signals it may not need to do more The Federal Reserve cut interest rates on Wednesday to shore up the economy against risks including global weakness, but the head of the U.S. central bank said he did not view the move as the start of a lengthy series of rate cuts....
2019-08-01, 00:13

There's Too Much Negativity About Negative Rates European bankers are squealing in fear that they’ll be stuck with even steeper negative interest rates by the European Central Bank this week. The banks quite rightly fret that lower rates hit their profits, and they want the ECB to help. To avoid trouble in future, it should....
2019-09-10, 20:26

Where to Invest When the Fed Cuts Rates Many believe the Federal Reserve is pivoting from raising interest rates to lowering them once again. Investors say rate cuts will spur spending and potentially prolong the bull market, but that is not a sure thing....
2019-07-07, 14:00

Fed's Kaplan says U.S. rates are on the right setting: FOX The U.S. economy should grow at a solid 2.25-2.50% rate this year, with inflation moving up to the Federal Reserve's target, putting rates in the right place, a top Fed official said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22, 23:26

Here are the best Dow stocks to buy on the day Fed cuts rates The Federal Reserve is expected to cut rates this week for the first time since 2008, potentially giving investors the green light to play offense. Here are the stocks that tend to pop on the day the central bank pulls the trigger....
2019-07-31, 19:52

Are U.S. and UK Interest Rates About to Converge? The U.S. and UK have many similarities, including low unemployment and core inflation, but their interest rates are wide apart. Is this gap about to close?...
2019-06-11, 14:26

Fed's Daly says she's in a 'watch and see' mode on rates San Francisco Federal Reserve President Mary Daly on Thursday said she is in a "watch and see" mode as she assesses the need for another U.S. interest-rate cut for an economy that has "strong" momentum but faces headwinds from uncertainty and a global growth slowdown....
2019-08-29, 05:13

Corporate Tax Rates Fall, but Unevenly The impact of the U.S. tax overhaul is coming into focus: Tax rates have fallen sharply at many public companies, and many others that were already toward the bottom of the scale have been able to stay there so far....
2019-07-21, 17:26

What Do Treasury Bonds Have to Do With Interest Rates? After sending interest rates climbing over the past few years, the Federal Reserve cut the federal funds rate last week for the first time since 2008. The move has financial analysts atwitter–but what does it mean for you?...
2019-08-06, 09:00

Tariffs could be the Fed’s excuse to cut interest rates The Federal Reserve needs an excuse to cut rates at its next meeting, and it will point to the tariffs as an impetus to cut. But let’s call it what it really is. The Fed raised rates too quickly late last year, and now needs to adjust accordingly. As rate hikes tend to act with......
2019-06-09, 07:00

Divided Fed set to cut interest rates this week, but then what? Deep disagreements within the Federal Reserve over the economic outlook and how the U.S. central bank should respond will not stop policymakers from cutting interest rates at a two-day meeting that begins on Tuesday....
2019-09-17, 14:13

Fed may cut rates if inflation keeps disappointing: Bullard Further weakness in inflation could prompt the U.S. Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, even if economic growth maintains its momentum, James Bullard, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22, 13:01

HPV vaccinations for boys could cut cancer rates in men New research suggests that vaccinating boys against human papillomavirus, or HPV, could cut cancer rates related to the virus in men in the long term....
2019-06-28, 02:52

Here are the winners and losers if the Fed cuts rates Jay Jacobs of Global X Funds says a Fed rate cut will be challenging for banks, but the technology sector and energy pipeline companies could benefit....
2019-07-16, 11:39

Should You Invest in CDs Before Interest Rates Peak? After several post-recession seasons of pretty-much-zero interest rates on certificates of deposit, recent years have seen marked improvement. That’s thanks in part to the federal funds rate, which the Federal Reserve has raised nine times between December 2015 and December 2018....
2019-05-31, 23:13

Fed's patience on interest rates to last 'for some time' U.S. Federal Reserve officials at their last meeting agreed that their current patient approach to setting monetary policy could remain in place "for some time," a further sign policymakers see little need to change rates in either direction....
2019-05-22, 23:26

Fed's Rosengren Still Doesn't See Need to Lower Rates Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren remains worried that central bank interest-rate cuts are unwarranted and could destabilize the financial sector—but signaled he’s open to action if convinced the economy was taking a turn for the worse....
2019-08-21, 06:00

U.S. Suicide Rates Are the Highest They’ve Been Since World War II U.S. suicide rates are at their highest since World War II, according to federal data—and the opioid crisis, widespread social media use and high rates of stress may be among the myriad contributing factors. In 2017, 14 out of every 100,000 Americans died by suicide, according to a new analysi...
2019-06-20, 12:39

Fed Holds Rates Steady, Hints at a Possible Cut Federal Reserve officials held their benchmark interest rate steady on Wednesday but hinted they would cut rates in the months ahead if the economic outlook weakens....
2019-06-19, 20:26

Australia's central bank says 'likely' will have to cut rates again - Australia's central bank believes it will likely have to cut interest rates further from the current record low of 1.25% in order to push down unemployment and revive growth in wages and inflation....
2019-06-18, 11:13

Fed likely to leave rates alone but signal readiness to cut WASHINGTON (AP) — Jerome Powell has tantalized the financial world with the prospect that the Federal Reserve he leads may soon cut interest rates for the first time in over a decade. Probably not quite yet, though. When the Fed issues a policy statement Wednesday and Powell holds a news conference,...
2019-06-17, 18:26

Fed cuts interest rates, signals it may not need to do more The Federal Reserve cut interest rates on Wednesday, but the head of the U.S. central bank said the move might not be the start of a lengthy campaign to shore up the economy against risks including global weakness....
2019-08-01, 06:13

Fed cuts rates for first time since 2008 The Federal Reserve cut interest rates on Wednesday for the first time since 2008, citing concerns about the global economy and muted U.S. inflation, and signaled a readiness to lower borrowing costs further if needed....
2019-07-31, 20:52

Fed likely to resist pressure to cut U.S. rates this week The U.S. Federal Reserve, facing fresh demands by President Donald Trump to cut interest rates, is expected to leave borrowing costs unchanged at a policy meeting this week but possibly lay the groundwork for a rate cut later this year....
2019-06-17, 10:39

Car2go will raise hourly rates by up to a third Car2go just became slightly less viable as a replacement for owning a personal ride. The rental service has introduced a variable-rate pricing system that, for all intents and purposes, will raise prices for customers starting on September 9th. The......
2019-08-10, 07:26

'Scrapping short sentences will reduce £18bn reoffending cost' Tens of thousands of crimes a year will be prevented by scrapping short sentences for most offenders, reducing the annual £18 billion cost of reoffending, the Justice Secretary said today....
2019-07-18, 21:26

UPDATE 2-Nissan wants Renault to reduce stake to revive Renault-FCA deal talks- WSJ Carmakers Nissan Motor Co and Renault SA are trying to reach a deal to reshape their global alliance, in hopes of reviving Renault's merger talks with Italy's Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing emails and people briefed on the talks....
2019-08-03, 12:39

Heart Health: Consuming This Healthy Bacteria May Reduce The Risk Of Heart Diseases Researchers have discovered that the use of a pasteurised form of Akkermansia muciniphila - an intestinal bacteria provides greater protection from various cardiovascular disease risk factors....
2019-07-02, 18:00

Nissan wants Renault to reduce stake to revive Renault-FCA deal talks: WSJ Carmakers Nissan Motor Co and Renault SA are trying to reach a deal to reshape their global alliance, in hopes of reviving Renault's merger talks with Italy's Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV , the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing emails and people briefed on the talks....
2019-08-03, 04:01

Bosch’s Battery in the Cloud aims to reduce battery cell aging with AI Bosch's Battery in the Cloud optimizes electric vehicle power cells with a solution that combines connectivity with machine learning algorithms.Read More...
2019-07-09, 10:39

Walking, Cycling May Reduce The Risk Of Obesity In Kids: 3 Diet Tips To Manage Obesity According to a recent study, published in the journal BMC Public Health, kids who engage in walking and/or cycling are less likely to be at risk of obesity than those who do not....
2019-05-22, 02:00

Why China’s Getting Ready to Shake Up Interest Rates The People’s Bank of China will start liberalizing its system of interest rates, in what would be another milestone in the landmark reforms started four decades ago to loosen state control of the economy. The changes are part of the government’s aim to let markets play a “decisive” role in the world...
2019-08-19, 23:52

Seniors should avoid this mistake as the Fed lowers rates Lower interest rates on savings accounts and certificates of deposit are now making equity returns seem even more attractive. Here's why you should resist the risk....
2019-07-31, 20:52

Did Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why really increase suicide rates? A study shows that a rise in suicide among children age 10 to 17 occurred after Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why was released, but the show may not be to blame...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Overall cancer death rates falling in U.S., NIH reports Each year, cancer death rates among men and women in the United States between ages 20 and 49 fell by 1.8 percent and 1.4 percent, the National Cancer Institute reports....
2019-05-31, 21:39

A $1 trillion US budget deficit is one big reason the Fed may have to cut rates If low inflation, a wobbly economy and tariff jitters weren't enough to push the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates, there's another reason....
2019-08-13, 21:00

U.S. dollar jumps after Fed cuts rates as expected The U.S. dollar index jumped on Wednesday by 0.23% to 98.272 after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates by 25 basis points for the first time since 2008....
2019-07-31, 20:52

Fed will likely cut rates based on geopolitical issues, strategist says Jeffrey Taylor, co-founder and managing director of Digital Risk, says he'll be watching the U.S. housing market over the next six months as an indicator of the American economy....
2019-06-07, 13:13

Here Are The Fixed Deposit (FD) Interest Rates Of Top Lenders Currently, on a three-year fixed deposit below Rs 2 crore, SBI pays an interest rate of 6.7per cent. As compared to this, HDFC Bank offers 7.4per cent and ICICI Bank pays 7.5 per cent on fixed......
2019-06-04, 14:26

August Jobs Report Will Keep Fed on Track to Cut Rates The August jobs report is likely to keep the Federal Reserve on track to lower its benchmark interest rate by a quarter-percentage point in two weeks to cushion the U.S. economy amid signs of slowing growth....
2019-09-07, 13:26

As Fed Prepares to Cut Rates, Some See Path to Higher Yields A reduction by the central bank could actually lead to higher long-term Treasury yields if such a cut helps spur inflation—or at least the fear of inflation among investors....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Powell signals the Fed will cut interest rates again as soon as next month Fed Chairman Jerome Powell signaled the Fed will cut rates again as soon as next month. He cited the US trade war with China and global turbulence       ...
2019-08-23, 18:26

U.S. core inflation firming, but Fed still seen cutting rates U.S. underlying consumer prices increased solidly in August, leading to the largest annual gain in a year, but rising inflation is unlikely to deter the Federal Reserve from cutting interest rates again next week to support a slowing economy....
2019-09-12, 19:52

US Treasury yields mixed after ECB cuts rates U.S. government debt yields were mixed Friday morning as traders monitored developments in the U.S.-China trade war and digested the European Central Bank's (ECB) latest policy action....
2019-09-13, 09:13

Powell hints the Fed will cut interest rates again as soon as next month Fed Chairman Jerome Powell hinted the Fed will cut rates again as soon as next month. He cited the US trade war with China and global turbulence       ...
2019-08-23, 23:39

If the Fed cuts interest rates, things could get ugly The Fed meets Tuesday and Wednesday this week with a decision on interest rates coming at 2 p.m. that second day. As of when I’m writing this, the markets think there is a 22-percent chance of a half-percentage point rate cut (50 basis points in banking lingo) and a 78-percent chance of a quarter-pe...
2019-07-31, 18:39

A warning to seniors if the Fed lowers interest rates Retirees face two competing forces: Lower rates on their "safe money" and a stock market that's becoming overheated. Here's where older investors are searching for yield....
2019-07-24, 21:13

Survival and chemotherapy success rates for various cancers Success rates help indicate how effective various treatments are. Here, we provide success rates of treatments involving chemotherapy for various types of cancer....
2019-08-14, 05:52

Lagarde Pledges to Review ECB's Negative Rates Christine Lagarde, the likely next president of the European Central Bank, held out an olive branch to the bank’s German critics at a confirmation hearing, promising to review the costs and benefits of controversial ECB policy tools....
2019-09-04, 16:39

Ryanair 'hikes fares with rip-off exchange rates' Holidaymakers who book Ryanair flights from abroad are paying inflated fares after being slapped with rip-off exchange rates, a consumer group has said....
2019-06-14, 17:00

Tata Tigor EV Gets A Rs. 80,000 Price Reduction Under New GST Rates The government recently announced a reduction in GST rates on electric vehicles in a bid to push faster adoption of EVs, and this has prompted automakers to pass on the benefits to customers. The......
2019-08-02, 22:01

Mortgage applications surge as rates drop Mortgage rates are hitting their lowest level in 2 years. Matt Graham, Mortgage News Daily, and CNBC's Diana Olick join the 'The Exchange' to discuss where mortgage rates could go from here....
2019-06-12, 23:52

Bank Stocks Hurt by More Than Falling Rates Bank stocks soared ahead of the S&P 500 early in the year, but recent worries that trade tensions will hit the economy have dented shares of lenders in several ways....
2019-05-29, 20:13

The market now thinks the Fed will cut rates twice by January 2020 Futures trading indicated a 63% chance of a September cut and a 62% probability of another easing by January, according to the CME's FedWatch tool....
2019-05-29, 18:39

Petrol Prices Lowered Nearly 2% In May, Diesel Rates Down 0.3% Domestic petrol and diesel prices were lowered nearly 2 per cent this month. In Delhi and Mumbai, the price of petrol was decreased by Rs 1.40 per litre and Rs 1.36 per litre in May 2019, data from......
2019-05-31, 11:39

How Petrol And Diesel Rates Have Changed In Last Few Weeks Petrol price today:With effect from 6 am on May 24, the price of petrol was revised to Rs 71.39 per litre in Delhi and Rs 77 per litre in Mumbai, from Rs 71.25 per litre and Rs 76.86 per litre the......
2019-05-24, 05:52

RBI To Cut Rates In June, But Analysts Split On If It Should: Poll Under Governor Shaktikanta Das, who took over as RBI governor from Urjit Patel in December last year, the central bank delivered rate cuts at its previous two meetings, in February and April....
2019-05-29, 11:00

Citi sees case for Fed to cut rates 50 bps in July Citi economists said on Friday if the Federal Reserve decides to lower U.S. interest rates next month, it would do so with a bold 50 basis-points cut, together with an earlier end of its balance sheet reduction....
2019-06-21, 23:52

Fed holds rates steady. Here's what that means for your wallet Here's a breakdown of what Wednesday's Fed decision means for your bank account, mortgage, credit card, student loan balance and car payment....
2019-06-20, 00:52

U.S. 30-year mortgage rates fall below 4% - Freddie Mac Interest rates on U.S. 30-year fixed-rate mortgages fell below 4% for the first time since January 2018 in step with declining U.S. bond yields due to growing trade tension between China and the United States, Freddie Mac said on Thursday....
2019-05-30, 17:39

China isn't likely to cut interest rates in the near future: Investor Ronald Wan of Partners Financial Holdings says the Chinese authorities are in a dilemma about whether to cut interest rates because doing so would damage the exchange rate and send a wrong signal that the government wants to push up the property sector....
2019-07-17, 12:00

BlackRock sees Fed cutting U.S. rates by 25-50 bps 'over the next few months' The Federal Reserve may reduce key U.S. interest rates by between 25 and 50 basis points in the coming months due to global trade conflicts and signs of a cooling jobs market, BlackRock's top bond manager Rick Rieder said on Friday....
2019-06-07, 23:26

Federal Reserve unlikely to raise rates in 2019 Rest easy: The Fed’s punch bowl isn’t going anywhere. Even if economic conditions improve this year, members of the Federal Reserve agreed that they won’t likely raise interest rates, according to minutes released Wednesday from the Federal Open Market Committee’s two-day meeting that concluded earl...
2019-05-23, 07:52

WRAPUP 5-Fed cuts interest rates, signals it may not need to do more The Federal Reserve cut interest rates on Wednesday, but the head of the U.S. central bank said the move might not be the start of a lengthy campaign to shore up the economy against risks including global weakness....
2019-08-01, 01:26

Homebuyers snap up lower mortgage rates Homebuyers are taking advantage of lower mortgage rates and a slightly more desperate seller. CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the latest mortgage application data....
2019-09-11, 16:13

Just one dose of the HPV vaccine may be enough to lower cancer rates A single dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine seems to be almost as good as two or three injections for preventing cervical precancerous lesions...
2019-07-31, 17:39

Tuberculosis rates down in most U.S. children, but still high in some groups (Reuters Health) - Over the past decade, the number of children and teens in the U.S diagnosed with tuberculosis has decreased by nearly half, according to a new study....
2019-09-03, 02:52

Behind Erdogan’s Strange Ideas About Interest Rates Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan doesn’t like it when the country’s banks charge people relatively heavily to borrow money. That alone doesn’t make him unusual for a politician, given that cheap money can garner electoral support. What makes Erdogan extraordinary is his unorthodox argument fo...
2019-08-02, 16:52

Mortgage rates level off after six-week slide According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate average was unchanged at 3.82 percent with an average 0.6 point....
2019-06-13, 17:52

Rise in suicide rates in U.S. youth, especially girls (Reuters Health) - Suicide rates among U.S. youth have been on the rise for nearly a decade, with the sharpest increase in young girls, a new study shows....
2019-05-22, 00:26

Interest rates in Australia are still heading to zero: Investor Chris Bedingfield of Quay Global Investors says, unless there's a significant policy change, interest rates in Australia will end up effectively at zero. He also discusses the factors that are bringing about stabilization in the housing market....
2019-07-02, 13:52

Reinsurance rates rise by up to 25% in Florida-Willis Re Property reinsurance rates rose by up to 25% in the latest renewal round in areas of Florida hit by hurricanes, reinsurance broker Willis Re said on Monday....
2019-07-01, 19:00

Fed seen cutting U.S. rates by 25 bps late July: BAML The Federal Reserve will likely reduce key U.S. borrowing costs by a quarter point at its upcoming July 30-31 policy meeting with the chance of a 50 basis-point decrease, Bank of America Merrill......
2019-07-10, 22:00

Why China’s Starting to Shake Up Its Interest Rates The People’s Bank of China is liberalizing its interest-rate system in another milestone in the landmark reforms started four decades ago to boost the role of markets in the economy. The overhaul might also help lower the cost of borrowing for companies and households in the short term, as the econo...
2019-09-15, 19:00

Hey, Fed, cutting interest rates more will hurt, not help the economy Is the Fed bonkers? Does it really believe cutting interest rates more boosts borrowing? Are you really hot to lend your savings long-term at 1%?       ...
2019-09-16, 02:26

Nissan wants Renault To Reduce Stake To Revive Renault-FCA Deal Talks - Wall Street Journal Carmakers Nissan Motor Co and Renault SA are trying to reach a deal to reshape their global alliance, in hopes of reviving Renault's merger talks with Italy's Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, the Wall......
2019-08-04, 10:00

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he, Iran’s president ‘bluntly discussed’ how to reduce Iran-US tensions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he, Iran’s president ‘bluntly discussed’ how to reduce Iran-US tensions. The post Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he, Iran’s president ‘bluntly discussed’ how to reduce Iran-US tensions appeared f...
2019-06-12, 19:13

Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
2019-05-22, 21:39

Boston Fed president warns against cutting interest rates While President Trump has urged the Federal Reserve to slash interest rates to strengthen the economy, the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston warned Wednesday further rate cuts could come at a cost....
2019-09-05, 00:52

SBI Small Account: Eligibility, Interest Rates, Other Features SBI's small accounts can be opened by any individual who is above 18 years and do not have officially valid KYC (Know Your Customer) documents. However, there are many restrictions in operation of......
2019-05-25, 15:52

US long-term mortgage rates little changed; 30-year at 3.82% WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates were little changed this week, after six straight weeks of declines putting them at historically low levels. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on the 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage held steady from last week at 3.82 percent, its lowest poi...
2019-06-13, 18:13

Hong Kong Interbank Rates Hit Highest Since 2008 The rates at which Hong Kong’s banks lend to one another surged to levels last seen during the global financial crisis, but economists said seasonal swings in cash demands likely played a bigger role in the move than political unrest in the city....
2019-06-13, 11:26

Mortgage applications surge on refinances as rates hit 21-month low As mortgage rates fell to the lowest level since September 2017, mortgage applications surged 26.8% last week, led by an increase in refinancing.       ...
2019-06-13, 06:39

The Gap Between Male and Female Youth Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the U.S. For decades, U.S. boys have died by suicide far more frequently than girls, even though girls attempt suicide and report contemplating it more often. In the suicide prevention world, the phenomenon is known as the gender paradox. The paradox still persists today—but new data published in JAMA ...
2019-05-21, 17:13

Colorectal cancer rates rising in younger adults In the United States, colorectal cancer rates are rising in the under 50s. Also, diagnoses in younger adults are more likely to be of advanced disease....
2019-07-23, 04:13

The Fed is expected to cut rates again amid conflicting economic signals The Fed Is expected to cut its key interest rate by a quarter point Wednesday. It trimmed the rate in July for the first time in a decade.       ...
2019-09-17, 16:13

Norwegian startups flocking to New York for lower tax rates The Norwegians are coming to New York with startup companies, fresh ideas and millions in capital. And hundreds of these startups are raring to go, say business executives. The city is the gateway for a growing number of fledgling companies from Norway, lured here by much lower US tax rates and ligh...
2019-07-07, 11:13

Fed holds rates steady, signals cuts possible later this year The U.S. Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday but signaled possible rate cuts of as much as half a percentage point over the remainder of this year, as it responded to increased economic uncertainty and a drop in expected inflation....
2019-06-19, 20:26

Art Laffer warns on negative rates, saying he'd borrow as much as he could for no-interest "If I could borrow without paying any interest, or ever pay the money back, I would borrow as much as I could, too," the 'Trumponomics' co-author says....
2019-08-22, 19:13

Mexico central bank has more reason to cut rates after low Aug inflation Mexico's central bank now has another reason to reduce its benchmark interest rate again this year, as annualized inflation cooled in August to a nearly three-year low and the economy has struggled to pick up steam....
2019-09-10, 22:26

Powell Suggests Fed Could Cut Rates If Trade Spat Escalates Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank is closely monitoring the recent escalation in trade tensions and that it would respond if needed to keep the economy growing steadily....
2019-06-04, 17:00

SBI Revises Fixed Deposit Interest Rates, Details Here The bank will now offer an interest rate of 4.5per cent to general public and 5 per cent to senior citizens on fixed deposits of 7-45 days. Currently, the public sector bank paysinterest at the rate......
2019-08-24, 14:26

Companies Aren't Cheering Lower Interest Rates Last year, U.S. corporate pension funds had one of their better years in recent history, despite the fact that stocks and bonds both did poorly. Higher interest rates helped, as did a rush to contribute to pensions ahead of tax changes. Both impacts could go into reverse in 2019. An earnings hit cou...
2019-07-15, 17:52

Sen. Pat Toomey: Obama near-zero Fed rates fostered the wealth resentment still with us "The Fed's behavior when they held rates at zero for such an extended period probably did contribute to some understandable resentment," he says....
2019-07-10, 18:26

Banks pass the pain of negative rates to their depositors Any market sell-off in advance of coming recession will raise the cost for banks of holding their customers’ cash and make them look again at open banking....
2019-08-27, 19:13

FedEx to increase shipping rates for consumers in 2020 Effective Jan. 6, FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight will increase shipping rates and surcharges, the Memphis logistics giant announced.       ...
2019-09-17, 16:13

Home sales fall again despite lower mortgage rates Existing-home sales fell 0.4% in April and are down 4.4% from a year ago. The big drop in mortgage rates didn't help the sales.        ...
2019-05-21, 21:00

Africa battles high rates of suicide, depression Many African countries are struggling with high suicide rates for which there is no simple explanation. However, one thing is evident: There is a lack of professional help and comprehensive research into the causes....
2019-06-09, 07:13

U.S. markets gyrate after Fed cuts rates, stocks fall Wall Street turned negative after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell in a press conference after the Fed announced its first rate cut since 2008 characterized it as a mid-cycle policy adjustment, adding that the decision was different from the beginning of a lengthy cutting cycle....
2019-08-01, 00:13

Morgan Stanley analysts expect Fed to cut U.S. rates in October Morgan Stanley analysts said on Thursday the Federal Reserve will likely reduce key U.S. lending rates by a quarter point in October, making their prediction a day after policymakers cut them for the first time since 2008....
2019-08-01, 17:13

Dollar rises after Fed cuts rates, signals move is one-off The U.S. dollar rose to two-year highs on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, having made the first cut to interest rates since 2008, signaled the move was not the start of a rate-cutting cycle....
2019-08-01, 00:13

Barclays CEO warns of 'asset bubbles' due to low interest rates Persistent low interest rates from central banks risks creating "asset bubbles" which could pop if interest rates begin to rise again, Barclays CEO Jes Staley warned Thursday....
2019-08-01, 16:13

Fed Cuts Rates by a Quarter Point in Precautionary Move The Federal Reserve cut interest rates by a quarter-percentage point—the first reduction since 2008—in a pre-emptive strike to cushion the economy from a global slowdown and escalating trade tensions....
2019-08-01, 02:00

Latest Interest Rates Charged By SBI On Loans, Other Details State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest lender, has announced a slew of offers across different loan categories such as car loans, personal loans, education loans and home loans. The bank......
2019-08-21, 16:13

Fed's Conundrum: Can Lower Rates Combat Investment Chill One question now is how much a one quarter-percentage-point drop in borrowing costs will help businesses and cushion a slowdown driven by some factors outside the Fed’s control....
2019-08-01, 12:39

SBI's New Interest Rates On Fixed Deposit Take Effect Today State Bank of India (SBI) FD interest rates: SBI revised its interest rates applicable to fixed deposits last month. SBI now provides interest rates of 5 per cent to the general public and 5.5 per......
2019-08-01, 11:13

Catastrophes set to drive 2020 reinsurance rates higher Big insurance losses from hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters over the past two years are set to push reinsurance renewal rates higher in January, ratings agencies said....
2019-09-03, 22:39

Emerging Market Central Banks Keep Cutting Rates Then, interest rate hikes by emerging market central banks outstripped or matched cuts for nine straight months as they battled the fallout from a strong dollar, rising inflation and softer......
2019-07-02, 15:13

Enticed by low mortgage rates? Here are other factors you should weigh when determining whether to buy. Low rates aren't everything. You should also consider how long you will stay in the home before moving and whether you will recoup your transaction costs....
2019-09-16, 19:13

Cholesterol improves in US kids despite high obesity rates CHICAGO — Cholesterol levels in children and teens improved in the latest analysis of U.S. health surveys, yet only half of them had readings considered ideal. Overall, 7% of kids had high cholesterol in surveys from 2009 to 2016. That was down from 10% a decade earlier. In children, high levels mea...
2019-05-23, 03:26

Report: U.S. opioid prescribing rates higher than other countries About 79 percent of patients who felt pain during hospital visits in the United States received opioid prescriptions, which is nearly 30 percent higher than in other countries, a new study shows....
2019-07-31, 19:26

What we know about child sexual abuse rates in the US | Mona Chalabi The spike in interest around Jefrrey Epstein’s charges could create an opportunity for discussing just how prevalent child sexual abuse is. But estimates varyFederal prosecutors raided the home of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein earlier this month, after charging him with sex trafficking. There,...
2019-08-03, 10:13

4 Your Health: Obesity rates in America hit all-time high (NBC News)- A tentative settlement has been reached in lawsuits filed against oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma. The maker of the opioid drug has reached a deal that would resolve thousands of lawsuits brought by municipal and state governments. The pending settlement likely means Purdue will avoid goi...
2019-09-14, 00:26

SBI Savings Plus Account: Eligibility, Interest Rates And Other Details SBI Savings Plus Account: Customers are required to maintain a monthly average balance (MAB) for this account. Monthly Average Balance (MAB) is the sum of all the end of day closing balance divided by......
2019-05-28, 21:13

Fed may cut rates near zero if U.S.-China trade worsens: Morgan Stanley The Federal Reserve may lower U.S. interest rates to near zero by the spring of 2020 if U.S.-China trade relations deteriorate further and tip the U.S. economy into a recession, according to Morgan Stanley analysts....
2019-06-17, 19:39

Federal Reserve cuts interest rates by 0.25% – its first in a decade US central bank signals growth is slowing in the world’s largest economyThe US Federal Reserve has cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade in an indication that the world’s largest economy is running out of steam.The US central bank cut its key benchmark interest rate by a quarte...
2019-07-31, 21:00

Who Can Go Lower? Japan Considers Deeper Negative Rates After ECB Cut The Bank of Japan is growing more open to the idea of cutting short-term interest rates deeper into negative territory, responding to global risks that are forcing other central banks to cut rates, said people familiar with the bank’s thinking....
2019-09-13, 21:13

Fed Cuts Interest Rates for First Time Since 2008 Crisis The Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate a quarter point as it tried to insulate the economy from President Trump’s trade war and a global slowdown....
2019-07-31, 21:26

Repo Rates Fuel Concern Over Mounting U.S. Debt The elevated cost of borrowing cash overnight using Treasurys as collateral highlights the expense of widening budget deficits, even as U.S. 10- and 30-year yields are near record lows....
2019-08-14, 16:52

Art Laffer warns on negative rates, saying he'd borrow as much as he could for no interest "If I could borrow without paying any interest, or ever pay the money back, I would borrow as much as I could, too," the "Trumponomics" co-author says....
2019-08-22, 23:13

Government Mulling On Reducing Tax Rates For Passenger Vehicles SIAM and several automakers have asked for GST rates to be reduced on passenger vehicles and peg them under 18 per cent tax slab instead of 28 per cent....
2019-09-03, 21:52

The inverted yield curve is doing something weird to mortgage rates ARM rates are all over the place lender to lender because they are a very small percentage of new loan originations, around 6% of total mortgage application volume, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association....
2019-08-22, 18:26

RBI To Cut Interest Rates Again In October And Early Next Year: Poll The RBI lowered its economic growth forecast for the current fiscal year on Wednesday and said inflation would not breach its medium-term target of 4 per cent in the near-term....
2019-08-09, 09:13

Citi sees case for Fed to lower rates by 50 bps in July Citi economists said on Friday if the Federal Reserve decides to lower U.S. interest rates next month, it would do so with a bold 50 basis-points cut, together with an earlier end of its balance sheet reduction....
2019-06-22, 01:13

Cash is no longer king as rates plunge around the world When the Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the first time since 2008 last week, people were quick to point out how that was good news for consumers and companies looking to borrow money....
2019-08-07, 19:13

What not to study: The 20 college majors with the highest unemployment rates Christian Lagerek/Shutterstock Even if you have a high-paying job, it doesn't mean you have guaranteed job stability. According to a recent study by Bankrate, many high-paying college majors also come with above-average unemployment rates. The college major with the highest unemployment rate was p...
2019-09-09, 18:52

Here Are SBI Interest Rates On Home Loans After Latest Revision SBI interest rate: The latest key lending rate, which took effect on Wednesday, was the third downward revision this financial year, according to SBI, the country's largest lender. SBI's one-year MCLR......
2019-07-11, 20:00

How to stop a downturn without boosting the deficit or cutting rates Is there a way to help the economy without boosting the deficit or cutting interest rates to silly levels? I think there is, and it’s a way I’ve suggested many times with no result. But I’ll try again. Washington should change the rules — even if only temporarily — so that Americans can have immedia...
2019-09-17, 04:52

Bank of England set to keep rates on hold over Brexit unease The Bank of England is expected to keep interest rates on hold Thursday but indicate a possible increase later this year despite uncertainty over Brexit....
2019-06-21, 07:13

SBI Revises Fixed Deposit (FD) Interest Rates From Today SBI fixed deposit rates: The bank now offers an interest rate of 4.5 per cent to general public and 5 per cent to senior citizens on fixed deposits of below Rs 2 crore for a tenor of 7-45 days....
2019-09-10, 11:26

Art Laffer on negative rates: I'd borrow as much as I could if I didn't have to pay interest "If I could borrow without paying any interest, or ever pay the money back, I would borrow as much as I could, too," the 'Trumponomics' co-auther says....
2019-08-22, 15:13

Dow futures rise on expectations for the Fed to lower rates this month U.S. stock index futures rose slightly on Wednesday as investors bet on a potential rate cut from the Federal Reserve later this month after the release of weaker-than-expected economic data....
2019-07-03, 15:26

Fed's Rosengren says cutting rates could worsen next downturn: Bloomberg Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren on Monday signaled no willingness to support further interest rate cuts, saying that U.S. economic conditions are still good and that easing policy could encourage a worrying debt build-up....
2019-08-19, 21:26

Now the market thinks the Fed could make an even deeper cut to rates later this month Even with better economic data, the market is betting the Fed will now cut interest rates by 50 basis points in July, after dovish comments from two Fed officials Thursday....
2019-07-19, 00:39

Growth of unprotected sex pushes up European syphilis rates A reduced fear among gay and bisexual men of catching HIV has led to riskier sex and higher rates of syphilis, a new report says. The disease can cause severe health complications if left untreated....
2019-07-12, 20:52

U.S. 10-year yields may fall to 1.75% if Fed cuts rates - Goldman Benchmark U.S. 10-year Treasury yields may decline to 1.75% and the yield curve may steepen further if the Federal Reserve lowers interest rates two to three times, Goldman Sachs analysts said on Thursday....
2019-06-20, 18:52

One major bank is holding the line, saying the Fed won't cut rates this year The economists at Citi maintained their call for no rate cuts this year after the Federal Reserve said the case for an easier monetary policy has strengthened....
2019-06-21, 01:52

Drop rates for loot boxes to be disclosed on consoles Three major gaming console makers will require publishers to declare the drop rates for any loot boxes on their games from next year, amid concerns the feature promotes addiction....
2019-08-08, 23:26

Africa battles high rates of suicide and depression Many African countries are struggling with high suicide rates for which there is no simple explanation. However, one thing is evident: There is a lack of professional help and comprehensive research into the causes....
2019-06-08, 23:52

Credit card interest rates at their highest in 13 years Credit card interest rates have reached their highest in at least 13 years, putting shoppers preparing to splash out for Christmas at risk of higher bills....
2019-09-17, 22:52

How should you compare personal loans? Don't just look at interest rates When it comes to comparing personal loans, interest rates alone don't tell the whole story. Instead, look at the annual percentage rate.       ...
2019-06-12, 16:13

Powell Faces Challenge Defining Doctrine Around When to Cut Rates Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s challenge in the weeks ahead is to articulate clearly why the central bank is likely to continue reducing rates absent obvious signs of economic deterioration....
2019-08-22, 17:13

US interest rates left unchanged as 'uncertainties' arise US interest rates have been left unchanged, but the Federal Reserve signalled it is prepared to start cutting rates if needed, to protect the US economy....
2019-06-20, 00:00

More older adults die from cancer despite high screening rates As the fastest-growing age group in the United States, adults older than age 85 have higher incidences and death rates from cancer than people between ages 65 and 84....
2019-08-07, 18:52

3 Countries Cut Rates as World Braces for More Trade War Turbulence Central banks in India, Thailand and New Zealand cut interest rates in what one analyst called “defensive action” amid fears of worsening U.S.-China tensions....
2019-08-07, 17:52

Glacial melt rates in the Himalayas have more than doubled since 2000 Global warming is shrinking the glaciers in the Himalayas. According to a new survey, glaciers in the region have lost roughly a vertical foot and half of ice....
2019-06-20, 02:00

Federal Reserve fixed its own fumble by cutting rates Last week, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell telegraphed to the markets that a rate cut is coming. There seems to be quite a bit of uncertainty over why the Fed would cut rates so shortly after aggressively raising them — eight times since 2016, with the most recent hike just last December. Muc...
2019-07-14, 16:26

Here's how flattening interest rates are affecting the housing market George Ratiu, senior economist for realtor.com, and Bess Freedman, and CEO of Brown Harris Stevens, join "Squawk Box" to discuss the latest mortgage app data and the health of the housing market....
2019-08-22, 00:00

U.S. rates futures gain on China's tariff, Fed's Bullard U.S. interest rates futures rose on Friday, erasing their earlier losses after China announced retaliatory tariffs on about $75 billion of U.S. imports, rekindling bets the trade war between the......
2019-08-23, 22:52

Penalties not lowering hospital-acquired infection rates (Reuters Health) - A penalty program established to reduce infections and other complications in U.S. hospitals hasn't made these events less likely or reduced fatalities or repeat hospitalizations, a large study suggests....
2019-07-10, 21:52

Here's how the 10-year Treasury note is impacting mortgage rates Douglas Duncan, Fannie Mae chief economist, and Skylar Olsen, Zillow director of economic research, join "The Exchange" to discuss the impact mortgage rates are seeing from the U.S.-China trade war....
2019-08-23, 21:13

Mortgage applications surge on refinances as as rates hit 21-month low As mortgage rates fell to the lowest level since September 2017, mortgage applications surged 26.8% last week, led by an increase in refinancing.       ...
2019-06-12, 20:26

Storing sperm in a freezer for a decade hardly affects birth rates Many countries impose time limits on storing frozen sperm, but a sperm bank study has found this may not be necessary as it has little effect on birth rates...
2019-06-27, 22:26

U.S. economy is ‘relatively strong’ and doesn’t need lower interest rates, key Fed leader says President Trump wants the Federal Reserve to boost the economy by slashing interest rates, but Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren warns: “This isn’t a free lunch. There are costs.”...
2019-09-04, 05:26

Petrol, Diesel Rates Cut For Fourth Straight Day, Check Prices Here State-run oil marketing companies review the domestic fuel prices on a daily basis and any revisions are implemented at the fuel stations with effect from 6 am...
2019-06-16, 09:52

Central banks in Asia are cutting rates to prop up their economies — but that may not be enough "I think (rate cuts) will help, but whether they're going to be sufficient to counter the negative trade pressures and global growth slowdown and impact is debatable," one strategist told CNBC....
2019-08-21, 08:00

Bank of Mexico Cuts Interest Rates as Economy Struggles The Bank of Mexico lowered interest rates Thursday for the first time in more than five years in a split vote, citing slowing economic growth, lower inflation and a decline in debt yields in Mexico and abroad....
2019-08-16, 15:13

Markets Rally as Powell Suggests Fed Could Cut Rates if Economy Weakens Jerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chairman, said the central bank was “closely monitoring” trade and “as always, we will act as appropriate” to sustain the expansion....
2019-06-04, 22:39

Fed's Brainard says risks bolster argument for lower-than-expected rates Policymakers have to shift down their future interest rate expectations because of growing risks to the U.S. economy, a Federal Reserve official said on Friday in remarks that reinforce expectations that the central bank could cut rates soon....
2019-06-21, 19:26

Rupee Falls Over 1% Against Dollar As Crude Oil Rates Soar: 10 Points The rupee depreciated by as much as 75 paise - or 1.06 per cent - against the US dollar hurt by soaring crude oil prices. After opening at 71.57 against the greenback, down 64 paise compared to the......
2019-09-16, 15:52

New blood pressure guidelines may raise gestational hypertension rates After researchers used the adapted guidelines to see how many pregnant women had high blood pressure, they found more than 25 percent suffered from gestational hypertension....
2019-07-06, 00:00

Treasury yields rise as rates continue September rebound U.S. government debt prices were lower Tuesday morning as traders looked ahead to fresh economic data and monitored developments in the U.S.-China trade war....
2019-09-10, 17:39

US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year average at 3.82% WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell for the sixth consecutive week, with the key 30-year loan average running below 4% and at its lowest point since September 2017. The declining rates have been a boon to potential purchasers in the spring home buying season, and the number of homeo...
2019-06-06, 18:00

Supply Surge Sends Overnight Rates Above 10-Year Yields The persistent supply of U.S. government debt flooding the bond market this year has done little to raise bond yields, except in the market for the shortest-term securities....
2019-07-20, 00:52

Bank of Mexico Maintains Interest Rates in Split Vote The Bank of Mexico kept interest rates unchanged Thursday in a split decision, citing risks for inflation from both domestic and external sources and a deteriorating outlook for economic growth....
2019-06-27, 23:26

Federal Reserve lowers interest rates for 1st time since 2008 Weeks of speculation were put to rest Wednesday when the Federal Reserve announced a quarter-percent interest rate cut in its mid-year assessment of U.S. economic health....
2019-08-01, 01:13

UPDATE 1-Citi sees case for Fed to lower rates by 50 bps in July Citi economists said on Friday if the Federal Reserve decides to lower U.S. interest rates next month, it would do so with a bold 50 basis-points cut, together with an earlier end of its balance sheet reduction....
2019-06-22, 03:00

Rising rates of marijuana use among pregnant women spark concern (Reuters Health) - Increasing numbers of pregnant women are using marijuana in the U.S. and that may result in issues for their babies, two new studies suggest....
2019-06-21, 05:52

Riskier male sex pushes Europe's syphilis rates up 70% since 2010 Syphilis cases have soared in Europe over the last decade and become, for the first time since the early 2000s, more common in some countries than new cases of HIV, health experts said on Friday....
2019-07-12, 09:52

Major U.S. banks lower benchmark interest rates following Fed rate cut Major U.S. banks lowered their benchmark rates for a wide range of consumer and commercial loans on Wednesday, following a rate cut from the Federal Reserve....
2019-08-01, 00:13

Falling mortgage rates boost homebuilder confidence, but not new construction The nation's homebuilders are feeling better about their business, as falling mortgage rates help more buyers afford homes. They are still not, however, building enough homes to meet demand....
2019-08-16, 17:39

Bank Of India Revises Fixed Deposit Interest Rates According to the latest Bank of India FD rates, the bank is offering 4.25 per cent interest rate on maturity period of 7-14 days to the general public on FDs below Rs 2 crore....
2019-09-07, 14:13

UPDATE 1-Erdogan pledges return to low interest rates in Turkey Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he remains opposed to the country's tight monetary policy and pledged a "definitive solution" to soon lower the central bank's key interest rate from 24%....
2019-06-20, 16:26

UPDATE 1-U.S. 30-year mortgage rates hit lowest since Oct 2016 -Freddie Mac Borrowing costs on U.S. 30-year fixed-rate mortgages fell to their lowest level since October 2016 in step with declining bond yields due to economic and trade worries, Freddie Mac said on Thursday....
2019-09-05, 20:39

HDFC Bank Revises Fixed Deposit Interest Rates HDFC Bank FD interest rates: On fixed deposits of a 1-year maturity period, the private sector bank has lowered its interest rates by 20 basis points...
2019-07-22, 15:01

JP Morgan strategist: Fed is 'fundamentally making a mistake' by cutting rates A top strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management said on CNBC's "Power Lunch" that the Fed will be "fundamentally making a mistake" by cutting rates this month....
2019-07-10, 23:13

Check Out Latest Fixed Deposit (FD) Interest Rates Of Key Banks Leading banks like State Bank of India (SBI), HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, among others offer the facility of opening a fixed deposit. These days FDs can also be created online. The interest rates on FDs......
2019-05-25, 15:52

Australia's central bank cuts interest rates again — more easing may be on the way The Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) quarter-point cut took cash rates to an all-time low of just 1% and left limited room for more reductions....
2019-07-02, 10:39

WRAPUP 1-U.S.-China trade agreement takes little pressure off Fed to cut rates An agreement by the United States and China to return to the negotiating table on trade is doing little to relieve pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates....
2019-07-01, 16:13

Danske Bank profit hit by higher costs, low interest rates Danske Bank's second-quarter pre-tax profit came in below expectations on Thursday, hit by low interest rates and higher costs associated with compliance following a money-laundering scandal at its Estonian branch....
2019-07-18, 10:00

Fed stands pat on rates, signals it's prepared to cut if trade war intensifies The Fed kept its key interest rate at 2.25% to 2.5% but signaled it was prepared to cut rates if the US trade war with China deepens       ...
2019-06-20, 01:00

Lower rates could boost housing stocks, but risks remain Lower U.S. interest rates could help support outperforming U.S. homebuilder stocks, even as they raise worries about the economy, while a bonanza of industry data and Federal Reserve speakers next week are likely to help shape the outlook....
2019-08-16, 22:00

U.S. 30-year mortgage rates tick up from lowest since 2017 - Freddie Mac Interest rates on U.S. 30-year fixed-rate mortgages edged higher from their lowest levels since September 2017 as U.S. bond yields had stabilized earlier this week, Freddie Mac said on Thursday....
2019-06-20, 17:13

Case for Cutting Rates Can Be Found in Close Calls of the 1990s Sometimes the Fed cuts rates as a form of insurance, because the risk of bad things happening has gone up: For parallels to questions the Fed faces, analysts point to two rate cuts from the 1990s....
2019-06-17, 03:13

Societe Generale sees Fed cutting U.S. rates in July, Sept The U.S. Federal Reserve may lower lending rates by a quarter point in July and by the same increment in September on signs of slowing economic growth and risk from the trade conflict between China and the United States, Societe Generale said on Thursday....
2019-06-20, 17:13

Federal Reserve cuts interest rates for the first time in a decade The Federal Reserve is cutting its key interest rate for the first time in a decade to try to counter threats ranging from uncertainties caused by President Donald Trump’s trade wars to chronically low inflation and a dim global outlook. The central bank cut its benchmark rate — which affects ...
2019-07-31, 23:13

SBI Flexi Deposit Scheme: Tenure, Interest Rates And Other Details For SBI's flexi deposit account, the minimum instalment amount is Rs. 500, and in a financial year, an investor needs to deposit a minimum of Rs. 5,000...
2019-06-30, 18:00

ASUS' new gaming laptops push refresh rates to 300Hz Never mind 240Hz displays in laptops -- ASUS wants to take things a step further. It's introducing updated gaming laptops with ultra-responsive 300Hz displays that cater to esports players and other ultra-competitive gamers. There's certainly a degre......
2019-09-04, 16:13

Bank of Canada holds rates at 1.75% with no hint about future moves Canada's central bank said the economic damage from the U.S.-China trade war is worse than expected but did not mention the possibility of a future rate cut....
2019-09-04, 16:39

Another cut? Fed looks ready to lower interest rates again with the economy facing risks The Fed Is expected to cut its key interest rate by a quarter point Wednesday. It trimmed the rate in July for the first time in a decade.       ...
2019-09-17, 17:00

Oil prices unchanged after Federal Reserve lowers interest rates Oil prices rose for a fifth day on Wednesday, supported by a larger-than-expected drop in U.S. inventories and investor expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will lower borrowing costs for the first time in more than a decade....
2019-07-31, 20:13

Mortgage rates poised to drop after Federal Reserve announcement The 30-year fixed-rate average ticked up slightly this week to 3.84 percent. But the central bank's concerns about the economy could drive rates lower....
2019-06-20, 17:26

Powell's Approach to Interest Rates Wins Bipartisan Backing President Trump’s relentless criticism of the man he picked to run the Federal Reserve isn’t broadly shared by lawmakers who confirmed the central bank leader to his post....
2019-07-10, 03:52

Danske Bank second-quarter pre-tax profit hit by costs, low interest rates Danske Bank's second-quarter pretax profit came in below expectations on Thursday hit by low interest rates and higher costs associated with compliance in the aftermath of a money-laundering scandal at its Estonian branch....
2019-07-18, 08:39

Petrol, Diesel Prices Kept Unchanged, Here's How To Check Latest Rates Petrol price today: With effect from 6 am on Wednesday, May 22, the price of petrol remained at Rs 71.17 per litre in Delhi and Rs 76.78 per litre inMumbai, according to notifications from Indian Oil.......
2019-05-22, 07:00

A $1 tax rise on cigarettes increases vaping rates by almost 10 percent: study Taxes on traditional cigarettes may be driving smokers to try vaping. A $1 tax increase on traditional cigarettes reduces cigarette use by 1.9 percent overall and by 3.5 percent for daily smokers, says a new study distributed by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). It also increased vapi...
2019-07-02, 20:26

Interest Rates On Small Savings Schemes For September Quarter India Post, which operates a network of more than 1.5 lakh post offices across the country, offers nine options under its small savings scheme portfolio. These include fixed deposit or time deposit......
2019-06-29, 10:13

Fed Minutes Show Officials in No Rush to Change Interest Rates Federal Reserve officials said they are committed to a “patient approach,” even if the economy strengthens, according to minutes of their last meeting....
2019-05-22, 21:00

How Interest Rates, Inflation Impact Equity Select Sectors Tech stocks loathe volatility, higher short-term rates benefit financials but hurt real estate and utilities. See key factors that drive equity select sectors....
2019-06-11, 20:13

Race, income may impact U.S. oral cancer screening rates Only about 1 in 3 U.S. adults say a dentist has ever examined them for oral cancer - and most of those who remember getting such exams are non-Hispanic whites, a new study suggests....
2019-09-17, 05:13

Fed Could Mull Lower Rates if Inflation and Global Risks Worsen Richard Clarida, the Fed’s vice chairman, said persistently low inflation or worsening global conditions could cause officials to reconsider patience....
2019-05-30, 19:52

Fed will cut interest rates, but won't be as dovish as stock market wants it to be: Sit's Bryce Doty Bryce Doty, Sit Investment Management, and Andres Garcia-Amaya, Zoe Financial, join "The Exchange" to discuss what could be the Fed's next move, the continuing U.S.-China trade tension and the price of oil soaring after an attack on a Saudi oil facility....
2019-09-16, 22:00

What’s Driving the Housing Downturn? Interest Rates or Investor Psychology Housing data in 2018 looked ... unhealthy. The "villain" seems obvious -- namely, central bank rate hikes. But now see the charts and evidence that show a different (and far more credible) explanation....
2019-05-21, 15:13

SBI Reduces Key Lending Rates, Home Loans To Get Cheaper: 10 Points SBI or State Bank of India, the country's largest lender by assets, on Wednesday announced a reduction in its benchmark lending rates across all tenors. The bank said its MCLR or marginal cost of......
2019-08-07, 16:39

SBI Small Savings Account: Eligibility, Interest Rates And Other Details SBI offers the same interest rate on small account as those on regular savings bank accounts. The bank offers an interest rate of 3.5 per cent per annum on deposits less than Rs. 1 lakh....
2019-08-04, 18:26

Negative Rates, Designed as a Short-Term Jolt, Have Become an Addiction Europe’s central banks haven’t been able to wean the eurozone from cheap money, which distorts economies and leaves little ammunition to cushion the next downturn. “We are on a painkiller, and it’s very hard to get off it.”...
2019-05-21, 16:26

Oil rises as US crude stocks fall again, Fed cuts interest rates Oil prices rose for a fifth day on Wednesday following a larger-than-expected drop in U.S. inventories and after the Federal Reserve cut U.S. interest rates for the first time in more than a decade....
2019-08-04, 00:13

New U.S. Diabetes Cases Are Declining as Obesity Rates Climb. Officials Don’t Know Why NEW YORK (AP) — The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren’t sure why. New federal data released Tuesday found the number of new diabetes diagnoses fell to about 1.3 million in 2017, down from 1.7 million in 20...
2019-05-28, 21:52

U.S. home sales rise, boosted by lower mortgage rates U.S. home sales rose more than expected in July, boosted by lower mortgage rates and a strong labor market, signs the Federal Reserve's shift toward lower interest rates was supporting the economy....
2019-08-21, 21:39

Home sales fell in April despite a big drop in mortgage rates Sales of existing U.S. homes fell 0.4% in April compared with March to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 5.19 million units, according to the National Association of Realtors. Sales were 4.4% lower compared with April 2018....
2019-05-21, 17:00

The Fed cuts rates and the tariff man tweets: Is the recession threat real? The latest 25 basis point interest rate cut by the Federal Open Market Committee came with the yawn it deserved, though it was one of the most anticipated cuts in recent Fed history. While the small cut did nothing to excite Wall Street and did even less to generate a positive tweet from President T...
2019-08-03, 04:39

SBI Reinvestment Fixed Deposit Plan: Interest Rates, Tenure And More In case of a reinvestment plan, interest is given at the time of maturity. Regular interest is added to the principal and compound interest calculated and paid thereon, according to SBI. On the other......
2019-06-07, 13:52

Pimco exec: The Fed may cut rates by July if trade wars continue "I think the Fed could cut as soon as July and I think that they'll go 50 basis points," says Mark Kiesel Pimco's chief investment officer of global credit....
2019-06-07, 00:00

Shippers raise rates for cargo from U.S. to Venezuela: documents, sources Two major shipping lines this month have raised their rates for transporting goods from the United States to Venezuela, according to three industry sources and two documents, as U.S. sanctions limit transit between the two nations....
2019-05-28, 08:13

Emerging Markets Cut Rates Amid Expectations of Looser Fed Policy Central banks in emerging markets around the world are cutting interest rates, with Russia the latest example, as expectations of easier money in the U.S. gives developing markets the room to stimulate their economies....
2019-06-14, 22:39

Suicide rates highest and rising fastest in U.S. rural communities (Reuters Health) - Suicide rates are rising across the U.S., especially in rural communities and places with high poverty and a proliferation of gun shops, a new analysis suggests....
2019-09-13, 11:39

UK cancer survival rates are too low – our priorities are all wrong | Mark Dayan Short-termism has hampered investment in equipment and staffing that could help the NHS keep people alive • Mark Dayan is a policy analyst at the Nuffield TrustCancer survival rates in the UK have long lagged behind those in other countries of comparable wealth and income levels. And an internationa...
2019-09-13, 15:13

Fed's Williams: Doesn't See Strong Argument to Raise or Lower Rates New York Fed President John Williams said that while inflation remains lower than he’d like, he doesn’t see much chance the central bank will lower rates any time soon to bolster price pressures....
2019-05-22, 22:39

Rates are low, and mortgages are cheap. So why aren't Americans buying more homes? Interest rates are dropping and American mortgages are cheaper than they've been in years. The US economy is strong. That's a recipe for a booming housing market — but it isn't booming at all....
2019-08-10, 06:39

G7 deal on minimum tax rates seen eluding ministers - French source France will use a G7 finance ministers' meeting it is hosting next week for a new push on minimum corporate taxation, although it is too early to agree on a specific rate, a finance ministry source said on Friday....
2019-07-12, 20:52

Fixed Deposit Interest Rates: Here's What Post Office And Banks Pay Fixed deposit accounts can be created by visiting a bank branch or even online. These days, most banks offer the facility of opening fixed deposits online....
2019-06-15, 23:13

U.S. 30-year mortgage rates hold at lowest since 2017 -Freddie Mac Interest rates on U.S. 30-year fixed-rate mortgages remained at their lowest levels since September 2017 as U.S. bond yields stabilized on easing trade tensions between United States and Mexico, Freddie Mac said on Thursday....
2019-06-13, 20:39

US Central Bank Cuts Interest Rates For First Time Since 2008 Fed Chairman Jerome Powell cited signs of a global slowdown, simmering US trade tensions and a desire to boost too-low inflation in explaining the central bank's decision to lower borrowing costs for......
2019-08-01, 07:13

Mortgage rates sink to 3-year low, but one-third of borrowers are making this big mistake Escalating tensions over a trade war with China sent investors rushing to the relative safety of the bond market late last week. That pushed the yield on the 10-year Treasury, which mortgage rates loosely follow, down sharply....
2019-08-05, 20:39

Mortgage rates hold steady despite sinking bond yields Mortgage rates tend to follow the same path as the 10-year Treasury; when yields go down, rates usually follow. Except yields have been plummeting, and mortgage rates haven’t fallen as dramatically....
2019-08-30, 08:13

Sepsis patients with inflammation have higher death rates after discharge About one in four sepsis patients who live through their hospitalization will continue to have higher levels of inflammation. This puts them at risk for an assortment of health problems, and even death....
2019-08-08, 01:52

Bets on Falling Interest Rates Unleash Gold Rally Gold is on its longest winning streak in almost a year and a half, the latest signal that investors are preparing for the Fed to lower interest rates amid signs of a slowdown in economic growth....
2019-06-09, 15:26

Stall in vaccination rates putting children at risk, says Unicef Agency blames war, inequality and complacency for 20 million children missing immunisationA dangerous stagnation in vaccination rates is putting children at risk of preventable diseases around the world, the UN children’s agency has warned, blaming conflict, inequality and complacency.One in 10 chil...
2019-07-15, 17:13

SBI To Offer New Repo-Linked Home Loan Rates From September 1 SBI has a 2.25 per cent or 225 basis-pointmark-up over the repo rate, which is 5.40 per cent. Any changes in the RBI's repo rate will be reflected in State Bank of India's repo-linked lending rate,......
2019-08-30, 09:26

SBI Fixed Deposit Account: Interest Rates, Tenure, Other Details In a SBI FD account, depositor can park lump sum amount and also avail features like choice of interest payout and liquidity through overdraft (OD) or premature withdrawal, noted the lender on its......
2019-06-08, 15:13

Economy teetering on edge of recession as rates fall, analysts warn Conventional wisdom has it that lower interest rates equal good news for borrowers — but that might not be the case in today’s economy. As the US interest rate falls, banks are ginning up policies that could pull the plug on American prosperity and possibly plunge the economy into a deep recession, ...
2019-09-15, 17:13

Ex-Fed gov: Central bankers shouldn't cut rates again despite China using currency as trade weapon Larry Lindsey, president and CEO of the Lindsey Group and a former Fed governor, says central bankers should not cut rates again despite China using its currency as a trade weapon....
2019-08-05, 22:13

Microsoft's next-gen Xbox will prioritize high frame rates and fast loading Microsoft has slowly been dropping more hints about its plans for its next-gen Xbox, codenamed Project Scarlett. Now, head of Xbox Phil Spencer has revealed even more about what's in store for the console, which Microsoft says will be four times as p......
2019-08-13, 16:00

Instant view: Fed holds interest rates steady, sets up for cuts The U.S. Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday but signaled possible rate cuts of as much as half a percentage point over the remainder of this year, as it responded to increased economic uncertainty and a drop in expected inflation....
2019-06-19, 20:52

Fed lowers interest rates as expected, leaves door open to further cuts The Federal Reserve cut interest rates on Wednesday for the first time since 2008, citing concerns about the global economy and muted U.S. inflation, and signaled a readiness to lower borrowing costs further if needed....
2019-07-31, 20:52

Measles in Europe: infection rates highest in a decade, says UN health agency Although more children than ever before are being vaccinated against measles across Europe, overall infection rates are the highest in a decade, and a three-fold increase on last year, according to new data published on Thursday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
2019-05-21, 16:39

Greater China markets struggle for gains even as investors expect the Fed to cut rates In China, the Shanghai composite fell 1.17% to 2,827.80 and the Shenzhen composite was down 2.08% at 1,463.70. Taiwan's Taiex fell 0.5% to 10,409.20 while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was fractionally higher in the final hour of trade....
2019-06-06, 10:39

HDFC Bank Revises Fixed Deposit Interest Rates, Details Here HDFC Bank FD interest rates: HDFC Bank is offering 6.60 per cent interest rate on maturity period of one year to the general public on FDs of up to Rs. 2 crore....
2019-09-15, 19:52

Fuel Rates Hiked Across Metros, Check Petrol, Diesel Prices Here Oil marketing companies review the domestic fuel prices on a daily basis and any revisions are implemented at the fuel stations with effect from 6 am...
2019-06-23, 11:13

China vows to raise recycling rates of rural plastic mulch China vowed to improve the recycling rates of plastic mulch used in farming, the government said on Wednesday, amid mounting concerns about soil contamination as unrecovered bits of the thin film get left behind, leaving traces in crops....
2019-07-03, 13:52

Check Out Latest Fixed Deposit Interest Rates Of SBI, Post Office The interest rates on fixed deposits (FDs), which are revised from time to time, vary according to the tenor of a fixed deposit across various maturities. India Post - which operates a network of more......
2019-06-11, 15:13

How to adjust your borrowing, saving and investing as interest rates continue to decline The Federal Reserve just cut short-term interest rates. It's a good time to assess your exposure to low rates and opportunities to capitalize on them.       ...
2019-08-21, 02:52

With H-1B rejection rates approaching 40%, Indian IT will urgently need a new service delivery model Canada and Mexico have become alternative development and delivery hubs for IT Services companies but they are simply band aids for a more complex problem that requires a long-term, robust solution....
2019-05-30, 21:52

European banks have paid over 20 billion euros to the ECB since negative interest rates European banks have transferred 21.4 billion euros ($24.2 billion) in revenues to the European Central Bank (ECB) in the five years since negative interest rates were introduced....
2019-06-10, 21:13

HHS Secretary Alex Azar blames 'complacency' for falling vaccination rates Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar blamed falling vaccination rates Tuesday on not just misinformation but also unwarranted satisfaction about the public's health....
2019-05-22, 08:52

Nvidia’s new graphics driver is reportedly killing frame-rates with some games Nvidia’s latest graphics driver recently arrived with loads of promising new features, including an ultra-low latency mode for more responsive gaming, and major frame-rate boosts – but some gamers have experienced the opposite of the latter, with major drops and stuttering observed on ...
2019-08-27, 13:13

Bank will pay customers to take out mortgages by offering negative interest rates in Denmark Jyske Bank, the third-largest bank in Denmark, announced that it would lend homebuyers at an interest rate of -0.5% for a 10-year mortgage.       ...
2019-08-09, 21:39

Australian interest rates head for 1% as emergency measures loom for economy RBA governor drops strong hint of fresh cuts to 1.25% cash rate while experts say US-style quantitative easing is on the cardsInterest rates are heading for unprecedented lows below 1% and the Reserve Bank could even be forced into extraordinary measures such as money printing to stimulate the strug...
2019-06-21, 23:52