Venezuela crisis: Brazil deploys troops after migrant attacks

Security is stepped up after migrants fleeing Venezuela's economic crisis were attacked.

Kerala floods: Children winched to safety as rescue efforts step up

India's air force mounts helicopter rescues in flooded Kerala state, where thousands are trapped.

Lowest-paid parents 'can't afford basic lifestyle'

Low-paid parents working full-time do not earn enough to meet their families' needs, research finds.

Energy switch trial brings savings

A trial sees elderly customers save money, but most people still decide to remain on worse deals.

Superfast broadband 'boosts UK business by £9bn'

The government says thousands of firms are now reaping the financial benefit of faster connectivity.

Standard Chartered chief warning over Brexit staff moves

Standard Chartered executive says demands by EU regulators may see the sector move more UK jobs than originally thought.

Eurozone bailout programme finally over

The eurozone passes an important milestone on 20 August - the formal end of the bailout of Greece.

Third of farmed fruit and veg deemed 'too ugly to sell'

Researchers say a lot of farmed produce never reaches supermarkets because it is misshapen or the wrong size.

Students risk overdraft debt spiral

Consumer groups highlight leading student accounts but warn that many undergraduates rely on overdrafts.

Tesla investors spooked by revelations in emotional interview

In an "emotional" newspaper interview, Elon Musk also said he takes a sedative to help him sleep.

House of Fraser collapse leaves major brands millions out of pocket

Top fashion labels face large losses and online customers are in limbo from chain store collapse.

US threatens more action against Turkey unless pastor freed

The US is demanding that Turkey release a detained US pastor or face further economic measures.


Trade war puts new strains on America Inc's factories in China

Larry Sloven arrived in southern China three decades ago, just as the region was taking off as the low-cost manufacturing center of the world. Since then, he has exported millions of dollars of goods, ranging from power tools to LED lights, to some of America's biggest retailers.

Global luxury brands again chase China's young, rich and spendthrift

Global luxury brands from Prada to LVMH are investing in China for the first time since a crackdown on conspicuous spending five years ago, focusing on smaller, less developed cities even as the world's second-largest economy slows.

Exclusive: Saudi PIF in talks to invest in aspiring Tesla rival Lucid - sources

PIF, the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund that Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk has said could help him fund a $72 billion deal to take his electric car maker private, is in talks to invest in aspiring Tesla rival Lucid Motors Inc, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

Iran says no OPEC member can take over its share of oil exports

Iran told OPEC on Sunday no member country should be allowed to take over another member's share of oil exports, expressing Tehran's concern about Saudi Arabia's offer to pump more oil in the face of U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil sales.

Iran says it is seeking solution to sell oil and transfer revenues: IRNA

Iran's vice president said on Sunday the government was seeking solutions to sell oil and transfer its revenues after the United States withdrew from a nuclear deal with Tehran and slapped fresh sanctions on Iranian energy and banking sectors.

VW's CEO was told about emissions software months before scandal: Der Spiegel

Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess was told about the existence of cheating software in cars two months before regulators blew the whistle on a multi-billion exhaust emissions scandal, German magazine Der Spiegel said.

China's Geely in deal to let Malaysia's Proton tap new-energy, other vehicle tech in global push

Chinese automaker Geely has agreed to extend its existing partnership with Proton Holdings Berhad to upgrade the Malaysia carmaker's line-up of cars and power Proton go beyond Malaysia, part of an ongoing effort to help Proton establish a presence in China and other international markets.

Chinese internet stock sell-off may shake faith in FANGs

A steep downturn in heavyweight Chinese internet stocks and recent weakness in half of the so-called FANG group have some investors worried that a key component of Wall Street's near-decade long rally may be low on fuel.

Exclusive: U.S. government seeks Facebook help to wiretap Messenger - sources

The U.S. government is trying to force Facebook Inc to break the encryption in its popular Messenger app so law enforcement may listen to a suspect's voice conversations in a criminal probe, three people briefed on the case said, resurrecting the issue of whether companies can be compelled to alter their products to enable surveillance.

Walmart asks some beauty suppliers to consider sourcing outside of China

Walmart Inc has asked some beauty suppliers to consider sourcing products from outside China, as it looks for ways to mitigate the impact of a new set of tariffs on Chinese products proposed by the Trump administration.


Optic fibre cable troughing launched

TROUGHING: Groundworks and civil engineering product supplier Scott Parnell has expanded its...

Accessibility advisers help improve Flirt UK trains

UK: Greater Anglia recently took a wheelchair-using passenger, a blind person and a visually...

Double-deck EMU order approved

HUNGARY: The government has given the go-ahead for MÁV-Start to exercise an option for Stadler to...

ÖBB signs 700-coach framework agreement

AUSTRIA: Austrian Federal Railways and Siemens Mobility have signed a five-year framework agreement...

Railway supply industry news round-up

Central Japan Railway subsidiary Nippon Sharyo is to close its US rolling stock plant in Rochelle,...

Get connected with Era-Contact

ERA-CONTACT: The latest features of Era-Contact’s Ethernet coupler will be presented at InnoTrans...

Italian local railways awarded funding

ITALY: The Ministry of Infrastructure & Transport has announced the allocation of government...

Expert team to review MTR Corp project management

CHINA: Following the discovery of problems with construction methods and documentation on the...

UK railway news round-up

On August 3 the Secretary of State for Transport approved a Transport & Works Act Order...

3D printing demonstration at InnoTrans 2018

STRATASYS: A Fortus 450mc Production 3D printer will be running live on the Stratasys stand,...


Healint Announces Research Showing Increase in Anxiety and Depression with Higher Migraine Frequency Among Tens of Thousands of US Migraine Patients

SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#Healint--Healint & Novartis Pharma AG are forming a global alliance to jointly support the Migraine Buddy mobile app & people living with migraines.

ハリケーン・エレクトリックが香港第3の拠点を追加し、アジア太平洋地域の基盤を強化

香港--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(ビジネスワイヤ) -- 世界最大のIPv6ネイティブ・インターネット・バックボーンを運営するハリケーン・エレクトリックは本日、香港に3番目の拠点を追加し、活況を呈するアジア市場に対する取り組みを一段と強化したことを発表しました。新たなポイント・オブ・プレゼンス(PoP)は、キャリアニュートラルでネットワーク密度の高い施設であるHKCOLOに設けられました。所在地は、8/F Sino Favour Centre, 1 On Yip Street, Chai Wan, Hong Kongです。 アジアの何千社もの企業のIPトランジット需要を継続的に満たすハリケーン・エレクトリックによる今回の拠点拡充は、香港にとって重要な時期に実現しました。香港政府の最高情報責任者によれば、香港のインターネット経済は目覚ましい成長を遂げており、その成長率は伝統的経済を大きく上回っています。これに対応して、香港の最高情報責任者事務局は、イノベーションとテクノロジーによる香港経済の活性化を目的に今後5年間におよそ70件の対策を講じるスマートシティ・ブループリント計画

Healint Announces Research Showing Increase in Anxiety and Depression with Higher Migraine Frequency Among Tens of Thousands of US Migraine Patients

SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#Healint--Healint & Novartis Pharma AG are forming a global alliance to jointly support the Migraine Buddy mobile app & people living with migraines.

シエナが新オフィス開設で日本における体制を強化

東京--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(ビジネスワイヤ) -- シエナ(NYSE: CIEN)は、都内に規模を拡大した新オフィスを開設し、今後の顧客基盤の拡大に備えた人員増に備えるとともに、技術ラボの強化により顧客のサポート体制を強化しました。今回の取り組みは、アジア太平洋地域におけるシエナの長期的成長戦略の一環です。 シエナのアジア太平洋地域担当バイスプレジデント兼ゼネラルマネジャーを務めるRick Seetoは、次のように述べています。「クラウドベースのサービス、ビデオ、モバイルブロードバンドのユーザーニーズがうなぎ登りで、デバイスとデータの数量が爆発的に伸びているため、日本における当社のお客さまは自社ネットワークを自動化・規模拡大しなければならないという相当な圧力を受けています。シエナの新東京オフィスは、拡大するデジタル経済に対応できるよう、以前にも増してインテリジェントで適応型のネットワークをお客さまが構築する上で、それを支援する当社の能力を高めるものです。」 日本シエナの久米博之代表取締役社長は、次のように述べています。「シエナがその市場有数の技術により次世代ネットワー

Ciena Strengthens Presence in Japan with New Office

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ciena opened a new office in Tokyo, supporting recent growth in the company’s local business and preparing for future expansion

中國平安將揭示智慧城項目

香港特別行政區--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(美國商業資訊)--中國最大的個人金融服務集團之一中國平安將攜創新智慧城及人工智能方案於下週在中國深圳舉行的中國智慧城市國際博覽會(簡稱「智博會」)中亮相。 中國平安為智博會主要主辦方之一,將推出新的「1+N」平臺。中國平安將透過智慧城項目,鞏固其為全球科技及金融服務強大企業的地位。 中國平安的智慧城「1+N」平臺基於智能認知、人工智能、區塊鏈和雲端技術等四大核心科技。這一平臺即智慧城雲技術組合,整合中國平安全球領先的創新科技,為智能政務、保險、安防、交通、港口、金融貿易、財政、教育、醫療、房地產、環保和養老等10個智慧城核心部門提供強力支援。 中國平安智慧城雲平臺已在中國200多個城市提供雲端託管的醫療保險、金融、教育和房地產服務。在深圳,中國平安提供「智能通訊」服務,協助解決交通堵塞和改善空氣品質。同樣在漳州,中國平安也不斷幫助政府提高運作效率和控制資源。此外,中國平安還與多個城市政府合作,改善上海、深圳、廣州和武漢老年人的生活品質以支持養老事業。 中國智慧城市國際博覽會是知名的科技及創新大會,今年的第四屆智博會將有400多家企

CORRECTING and REPLACING Ping An Set to Reveal Smart City Project

HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--One of China’s largest personal financial service groups, Ping An, is debuting its innovative new Smart City initiative.

Guzman Energy Raises $130 Million in Liquidity to Fund Continued Growth

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#EnergyGrid--Guzman Energy Group (“Guzman Energy”)—a full-service energy company whose services include providing wholesale power, energy trading and hedging services—announced today that it has secured $130 million in additional liquidity to continue to expand its efforts to deliver cheaper and greener energy to consumers in the West and beyond. Experienced energy investors Vision Ridge Partners and ZOMA Capital are providing the capital. The energy landscape in the United States i

Aeromics, Inc. Appoints Pharmaceutical and Biotech Veterans Mark Day, Ph.D. and Thomas Zindrick, J.D. to Its Board of Directors

BRANFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#Aeromics--Aeromics, Inc. appoints pharmaceutical and biotech veterans Mark Day, Ph.D. and Thomas Zindrick, J.D. to Its board of directors.

CathWorks FAST-FFR Trial Enrollment Completed Early

KFAR-SABA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CathWorks announced early full enrollment for its FAST-FFR trial, which is designed to compare the CathWorks FFRangio System with conventional FFR.

Jeff Herrera Announced as Guidance Chief Marketing Officer and SVP, Partnerships

MARINA DEL REY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Guidance, a commerce service provider to brands, retailers, manufacturers and distributors, announced today that Jeff Herrera has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and SVP, Partnerships. Herrera will continue to lead marketing strategy and channel development and will now take on a senior leadership role in developing strategic partnerships with new clients and prospects. “Jeff has been a tremendous asset to Guidance since he joined us almos

AuditBoard Announces $40 Million Series B Investment Led by Battery Ventures

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#audit--AuditBoard, a leading cloud-software platform for automating and transforming the way enterprises handle critical risk, audit and compliance work, announced a $40 million Series B investment led by global investment firm Battery Ventures. As part of the transaction, Battery General Partner Michael Brown will join AuditBoard’s board of directors. AuditBoard, which was founded in 2014 by former PwC and EY auditors Daniel Kim and Jay Lee, will use the financing to sup

Accelerator Life Science Partners Launches Magnolia Neurosciences Corporation with $31 Million Series A to Develop Targeted Neuroprotective Therapies

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accelerator Life Science Partners (Accelerator), a leading life science investment and management firm, today announced that it has launched Magnolia Neurosciences Corporation, a company developing a new class of neuroprotective medicines. Co-founded by Accelerator and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (MD Anderson), the company will further develop discoveries made by scientists in MD Anderson’s Therapeutics Discovery division and the Neurodegeneratio

ハリケーン・エレクトリックが香港第3の拠点を追加し、アジア太平洋地域の基盤を強化

香港--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(ビジネスワイヤ) -- 世界最大のIPv6ネイティブ・インターネット・バックボーンを運営するハリケーン・エレクトリックは本日、香港に3番目の拠点を追加し、活況を呈するアジア市場に対する取り組みを一段と強化したことを発表しました。新たなポイント・オブ・プレゼンス(PoP)は、キャリアニュートラルでネットワーク密度の高い施設であるHKCOLOに設けられました。所在地は、8/F Sino Favour Centre, 1 On Yip Street, Chai Wan, Hong Kongです。 アジアの何千社もの企業のIPトランジット需要を継続的に満たすハリケーン・エレクトリックによる今回の拠点拡充は、香港にとって重要な時期に実現しました。香港政府の最高情報責任者によれば、香港のインターネット経済は目覚ましい成長を遂げており、その成長率は伝統的経済を大きく上回っています。これに対応して、香港の最高情報責任者事務局は、イノベーションとテクノロジーによる香港経済の活性化を目的に今後5年間におよそ70件の対策を講じるスマートシティ・ブループリント計画

シエナが新オフィス開設で日本における体制を強化

東京--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(ビジネスワイヤ) -- シエナ(NYSE: CIEN)は、都内に規模を拡大した新オフィスを開設し、今後の顧客基盤の拡大に備えた人員増に備えるとともに、技術ラボの強化により顧客のサポート体制を強化しました。今回の取り組みは、アジア太平洋地域におけるシエナの長期的成長戦略の一環です。 シエナのアジア太平洋地域担当バイスプレジデント兼ゼネラルマネジャーを務めるRick Seetoは、次のように述べています。「クラウドベースのサービス、ビデオ、モバイルブロードバンドのユーザーニーズがうなぎ登りで、デバイスとデータの数量が爆発的に伸びているため、日本における当社のお客さまは自社ネットワークを自動化・規模拡大しなければならないという相当な圧力を受けています。シエナの新東京オフィスは、拡大するデジタル経済に対応できるよう、以前にも増してインテリジェントで適応型のネットワークをお客さまが構築する上で、それを支援する当社の能力を高めるものです。」 日本シエナの久米博之代表取締役社長は、次のように述べています。「シエナがその市場有数の技術により次世代ネットワー

Ciena Strengthens Presence in Japan with New Office

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ciena opened a new office in Tokyo, supporting recent growth in the company’s local business and preparing for future expansion

Ethiopian Airlines bids to run Nigeria's new national carrier

Ethiopian Airlines is the frontrunner to manage Nigeria's new national carrier, its chief executive has announced.

New Zealand lawmaker cycles to hospital to give birth

A New Zealand lawmaker made her own way to a hospital to have her baby, covering the kilometers from her suburban home to a maternity ward on a bicycle.

Kim Jong Nam trial: Judge rules women's lawyers must mount defense

Two women charged with murdering Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, will remain in custody as their lawyers mount a defense against the prosecution's claims.

7 electric aircraft you could be flying in soon

Spurred by concerns about climate change, governments and companies worldwide are making plans for a post-oil era.

State funeral held for Genoa bridge collapse victims as some families voice anger

Mourners remembered 18 of the victims of the deadly bridge collapse in the Italian city of Genoa at a joint state funeral service on Saturday that was reportedly boycotted by some families amid anger against the government.

Stranded rescue ship with 141 migrants allowed to dock in Malta

A migrant rescue ship has docked in Malta after being stranded for days in the Mediterranean amid a diplomatic dispute over which country should accept the 141 migrants on board.

Chechnya Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts about Chechnya, a republic in southwestern Russia, in the Caucasus Mountains region.

Gibraltar ship stripped of flag amid dispute over migrants stranded at sea

Gibraltar has moved to strip a stranded migrant rescue ship of its registration amid a row over which country is responsible for taking in the 141 desperate migrants, including dozens of children, on board.

‘All of Africa Is Here’: Where Europe’s Southern Border Is Just a Fence

ROD NORDLAND
Ceuta, a Spanish enclave on Morocco’s coast, is surrounded by a double 20-foot fence topped with barbed wire, the latest flash point for Europe-bound migrants.

‘A Wound to the Heart of Genoa’: Italy Buries Victims of Bridge Collapse

ELISABETTA POVOLEDO
The country declared a day of national mourning as it struggled to come to terms with a tragedy that critics say could have been avoided.

News Analysis: The West Hoped for Democracy in Turkey. Erdogan Had Other Ideas.

PETER S. GOODMAN
Turkey’s descent into authoritarianism and crisis has destroyed whatever hopes remained that the country’s president might serve as a force for moderation.

Greece’s Bailout Is Ending. The Pain Is Far From Over.

LIZ ALDERMAN
As a new era of financial independence beckons, more than a third of the population is in poverty, unemployment remains high and wages have tumbled.

Residents of Brazil Border Town Attack Camps for Venezuelan Migrants

MANUELA ANDREONI
As Brazilians in the northern town of Pacaraima set fire to their tents, hundreds of Venezuelans ran back across the border.

Hairy Mountain Beasts and Franglais Humor: The Canada Letter

IAN AUSTEN
The sasquatch gets its day in court and Montreal’s multilingual comedian.

Imran Khan, Elected as Prime Minister, Offers Little Conciliation to Foes

SALMAN MASOOD
An acrimonious vote in Parliament may be a prelude to the difficult path ahead for the new prime minister, who repeated his anti-corruption campaign theme in a brief speech.

China Fires 10 Officials Over Bad Vaccines as Anger Mounts

JAVIER C. HERNÁNDEZ
President Xi Jinping is trying to quell a national outcry over the scandal and restore confidence in the health care system.

5 Takeaways From Elon Musk’s Interview With The Times About Tesla

PRASHANT S. RAO
The Tesla chief executive addressed a wide range of issues, including the search for a chief operating officer and his tweet that sent the company’s shares soaring.

Britain’s Big Squeeze: As Austerity Helps Bankrupt an English County, Even Conservatives Mutiny

KIMIKO de FREYTAS-TAMURA
The local government in an affluent part of England is out of cash, and others may follow. Its former leader blames funding cuts from London.


Who Tracks Migrant Children Who Enter the U.S. Alone? Don’t Ask Us, 4 Agencies Say.

CAITLIN DICKERSON
Officials from four federal agencies denied responsibility for children who have crossed the border alone once they are released from government custody.

Greece’s Bailout Is Ending. The Pain Is Far From Over.

LIZ ALDERMAN
As a new era of financial independence beckons, more than a third of the population is in poverty, unemployment remains high and wages have tumbled.

Uber’s Vision of Self-Driving Cars Begins to Blur

MIKE ISAAC, DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI and KATE CONGER
Since a self-driving Uber killed a pedestrian in March, the company’s executives have been divided over the future of its autonomous vehicle efforts.

News Analysis: The West Hoped for Democracy in Turkey. Erdogan Had Other Ideas.

PETER S. GOODMAN
Turkey’s descent into authoritarianism and crisis has destroyed whatever hopes remained that the country’s president might serve as a force for moderation.

The Week Ahead: China Trade Talks Resume, and the Fed Chairman Will Speak

THE NEW YORK TIMES
Reports will show whether the housing market continued to slow in July, and Greece officially ends its reliance on financial bailouts.

Advertising: To Reach Men, Advertisers Dial In to Sports Radio

JASON NOTTE
Sports is a niche area in radio over all, but it is increasingly attractive to marketers who want to reach an engaged audience that is primarily male.

Vitamin D, the Sunshine Supplement, Has Shadowy Money Behind It

LIZ SZABO
The doctor most responsible for creating a billion-dollar juggernaut has received hundreds of thousands of dollars from the vitamin D industry.

Elon Musk’s No Good, Very Bad Year: A Tesla Timeline

DAVID GELLES, KATE KELLY and JESSICA SILVER-GREENBERG
“This past year has been the most difficult and painful year of my career,” said Mr. Musk, the head of Tesla. “It was excruciating.”

Trade War Worries Iowa Republicans in a Close House Race

NATALIE KITROEFF and BEN CASSELMAN
In a region where farm troubles can ripple through the economy, even backers of President Trump are wary of the damage a tariff battle could cause.

Elon Musk Details ‘Excruciating’ Personal Toll of Tesla Turmoil

DAVID GELLES, JAMES B. STEWART, JESSICA SILVER-GREENBERG and KATE KELLY
After setting off a furor that unsettled the markets and his own board, the Tesla chief talks about the pressure he is under and his struggle to cope.

They’re Falsely Accused of Shoplifting, but Retailers Demand Penalties

MICHAEL CORKERY
Walmart and other companies are using aggressive legal tactics to get the money back, demanding payments even when people haven’t been convicted of wrongdoing.


Saudi Prince’s Elevation Will Have Far-Reaching Consequences in Energy

STANLEY REED
Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s becoming heir to the throne makes him an even more influential voice in global oil circles.

Economic Scene: Fisticuffs Over the Route to a Clean-Energy Future

EDUARDO PORTER
A Stanford professor’s vision of an economy wholly powered by renewable fuels has drawn a heated rebuttal from scholars who question many of its assumptions.

Libya’s Increased Oil Production Thwarts OPEC’s Reduction Plans

CLIFFORD KRAUSS
Despite the country’s political instability, its production has grown to 885,000 barrels a day, undercutting OPEC’s efforts to shrink supplies worldwide.

Exxon Mobil Lends Its Support to a Carbon Tax Proposal

JOHN SCHWARTZ
The company is joining other oil companies and corporate giants to endorse a plan from the Climate Leadership Council to tax fossil fuels and pay the dividends to taxpayers.

Both Climate Leader and Oil Giant? A Norwegian Paradox

SOMINI SENGUPTA
While Norway wants to wean its own citizens off fossil fuels, it remains one of the world’s biggest petroleum producers and is revving up exports.

Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad

BRAD PLUMER
The elimination of the Office of International Climate and Technology is another sign of the Trump administration’s retreat on global warming policy.

OPEC Took Aim at U.S. Oil Producers, but Hurt Itself, Too

CLIFFORD KRAUSS
The Saudi-led cartel thought low prices would squeeze American shale output. Now its effort to reverse course is proving difficult to pull off.

How Retiring Nuclear Power Plants May Undercut U.S. Climate Goals

BRAD PLUMER
The oversupply of natural gas brought by hydraulic fracturing is driving out dirty coal, but it is also threatening zero-emissions nuclear power.

Scientists Praise Energy Innovation Office Trump Wants to Shut Down

BRAD PLUMER
The National Academy of Sciences said the Energy Department’s advanced research lab, known as ARPA-E, is making vital progress.

On Nuclear Waste, Finland Shows U.S. How It Can Be Done

HENRY FOUNTAIN
A plan to build a repository in granite bedrock has progressed smoothly for years, in contrast to the United States’ experience with Yucca Mountain.


Greece’s Bailout Is Ending. The Pain Is Far From Over.

LIZ ALDERMAN
As a new era of financial independence beckons, more than a third of the population is in poverty, unemployment remains high and wages have tumbled.

Booming Economy May Be Little Felt as Voters Decide

BEN CASSELMAN and JIM TANKERSLEY
Republicans say the economy will help them in November. Democrats say it won’t. New data says the full story is more complicated.

Trade War Worries Iowa Republicans in a Close House Race

NATALIE KITROEFF and BEN CASSELMAN
In a region where farm troubles can ripple through the economy, even backers of President Trump are wary of the damage a tariff battle could cause.

Strategies: Vanguard Warns of Worsening Odds for the Economy and Markets

JEFF SOMMER
The $5 trillion money manager says the probabilities are rising for more difficult times ahead. But many investors have not made any preparations.

At Carrier, the Factory Trump Saved, Morale Is Through the Floor

NELSON D. SCHWARTZ
Twenty months after the president-elect reached a deal to keep blue-collar jobs from leaving the country, absenteeism plagues the Indiana plant.

Tensions Between Turkey and U.S. Soar as Trump Orders New Sanctions

CARLOTTA GALL and JACK EWING
Frustrated by Turkish delays in releasing an American pastor, President Trump announced economic sanctions as Turkey’s currency plummets.

An Economic Upturn Begun Under Obama Is Now Trump’s to Tout

PATRICIA COHEN
Both presidents have had trouble turning better times into higher approval ratings. But this time the challenge is in the hands of a salesman.

Tech We’re Using: Why ‘Fred’ Is the Best Friend of Economics Writers

NEIL IRWIN
Neil Irwin, who covers economics for The Upshot, often turns to “Fred,” a site full of economic data that is maintained by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

Missouri Voters Reject Anti-Union Law in a Victory for Labor

NOAM SCHEIBER
After setbacks in other states and in the Supreme Court, workers’ groups overturned right-to-work legislation before it took effect.

Workers Hardest Hit by Recession Are Joining in Recovery

NELSON D. SCHWARTZ and BEN CASSELMAN
Unemployment among those without a high school diploma has declined by two-thirds since the economy’s low point, the latest jobs report shows.


A Strong Case Against a Pesticide Does Not Faze E.P.A. Under Trump

RONI CARYN RABIN
For decades, scientists have warned of mounting evidence that exposure to chlorpyrifos may threaten children’s development.

In Win for Environmentalists, Senate Keeps an Obama-Era Climate Change Rule

CORAL DAVENPORT
Senators voted 51 to 49 to block a measure that would have undone a regulation to control the release of methane from oil and gas wells on public land.

By Degrees: A Parable From Down Under for U.S. Climate Scientists

JUSTIN GILLIS
Politics intruded on climate science in Australia. The scientists fought back, led by John Church, a leading world expert on sea level rise.

Mass Die-Off of Whales in Atlantic Is Being Investigated

TATIANA SCHLOSSBERG
Officials are seeking the reason for an “unusual mortality event” that has left 41 humpback whales dead since early 2016 from North Carolina to Maine.

Trillions of Plastic Bits, Swept Up by Current, Are Littering Arctic Waters

TATIANA SCHLOSSBERG
A new study found that a major ocean current is carrying plastic from the North Atlantic to the Greenland and Barents seas, and leaving it there.

Climate Change Reroutes a Yukon River in a Geological Instant

JOHN SCHWARTZ
Melting water from one of Canada’s largest glaciers used to flow north, to the Bering Sea. Last spring, it reversed course, a case of what scientists call “river piracy.”

Can the Paris Climate Deal Survive a Trump-Style Renegotiation?

BRAD PLUMER
Some advocates of global climate action think the pact would be stronger if the United States simply left, rather than remaining in and demanding big changes.

Looking for Trump’s Climate Policy? Try the Energy Department

BRAD PLUMER
The president’s proposed reductions to the department’s research may have a greater impact on climate change than the Paris accord decision.

Why Saudi Arabia Would Want to Invest in Elon Musk and Tesla

Jack Stewart
Spending on electric cars is a great way to diversify an economy built on the back of Big Oil.

Elon Musk’s Tweets, Tesla Might Go Private, Uber Loses in NYC, and More Car News

Aarian Marshall
Plus, we chat with Kodiak Robotics, a new autonomous trucking startup, and Steve McQueen’s Ford Mustang Bullitt is back.

Semiautonomous Cars Have Flaws. That's Why They Need Tests

Jack Stewart
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tested features in cars from Tesla, BMW, Mercedes, and Volvo and found they all had issues. Here’s where safety rankings would come in handy.

Scale API Wants Self-Driving Cars to Share Data

Aarian Marshall
If data-labeling companies like Scale API have to re-do the same kind of work for multiple autonomous driving companies, the really important stuff—the weird edge cases—might get missed.

Tesla Says Its New Self-Driving Chip Is Finally Baked

Jack Stewart
The car company says it developed its own computer chip, taking it one more step toward vertically integrating its autonomous driving technology.

Borrowers are flocking to a new type of 'clinic' to help get a clean bill of financial health

Want your student loan diagnosis? New debt clinics offer answers

Elon Musk disputes Azealia Banks' claims about weekend at his home

The Tesla CEO tells The New York Times that he glimpsed the rapper "for two seconds at about a 30-foot distance as she was leaving the house"

Here's why you need to pay attention to Cava's acquisition of Zoes Kitchen

Panera Bread founder Ron Shaich heads up Act III Holdings, the investment fund that offered to help finance Cava's acquisition of Zoes. Should the deal go through, he will become chairman of the private company.

Breakfast battle: Prices of beloved drinks diverge on crop outlooks, trade wars

Bearish bets have driven coffee futures down more than 17 percent since the start of the year.

US, China plot roadmap for meeting between Trump, Xi to resolve trade dispute: Wall Street Journal

Chinese and U.S. negotiators are reportedly working on a plan to hold talks to end a trade dispute that would result in meetings between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at a summit in November, according to Dow Jones.

Campbell taps Goldman to examine sales of business units to pay down debt

Campbell Soup has tapped Goldman Sachs to look at the possibility of selling off some of its businesses to help pay down debt left in the wake of its $6.1 billion acquisition of pretzel maker Snyder's Lance earlier this year, people familiar with the review tell CNBC.

Trump pushes for an end to quarterly earnings reports as a way to help business do 'even better'

President Trump says he's asked the SEC to look into ending the long-held quarterly earnings reports for publicly traded companies, saying it would boost business and in turn help create jobs.

Elon Musk disputes Azealia Banks' claims about weekend at his home

The Tesla CEO tells The New York Times that he glimpsed the rapper "for two seconds at about a 30-foot distance as she was leaving the house"

S&P cuts Turkey credit rating deeper into junk territory

Standard & Poor's lowered its rating on Turkey's sovereign debt, which were already rated as junk. 

White House economic advisor Kudlow confirms trade talks to resume with China later this month

Kudlow says talks will resume but warns that President Trump has a strong resolve to make sure the administration gets a good deal.

Trump thinks his tariffs are saving the US steel industry

In a Wall Street Journal interview, Trump says steel prices may be "a little more expensive now," but he believes his tariffs will ultimately work despite criticism from many economists, business leaders and even members of his own party. 

Trump might get his slowdown in rate hikes, but for the wrong reason

Among the unintended consequences from President Donald Trump's trade war is that it could cause the Federal Reserve to slow the pace of its interest rate hikes, but for the wrong reasons.

Trump trade war with China leads to 'off the charts' rush of imports at nation's busiest port

The escalating trade war with China is leading U.S. retailers to speed up the import of goods from Asia's largest economy to avoid new tariffs and ensure they have adequate supplies for the winter holidays.

Weekly mortgage applications drop as homebuyers drop out

Mortgage interest rates ticked lower last week, but that wasn't enough to entice homebuyers, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Small-business confidence is back at record high under Trump: CNBC/SurveyMonkey

Bolstered by a strong economy, small-business confidence is continuing to climb to record levels, even in the face of a potential trade war and an increasingly tight job market, according to the latest report from CNBC and SurveyMonkey.

Turkey slaps tariffs on American booze, cars as business groups urge diplomacy

The government claims it is responding to a “deliberate attack” by the U.S. on Turkey’s economy.

Trump support dips among farmers as trade war wallops agriculture

President Donald Trump received about 70 percent of the vote among farmers in 2016, but new polling from Farm Journal Research shows that his support is shrinking.

Market wants ‘decisive action’ so Turkey needs to raise rates: Yale economist Stephen Roach

Turkey's central bank needs to raise interest rates to contain the country's financial crisis, says veteran economist Stephen Roach.


Borrowers are flocking to a new type of 'clinic' to help get a clean bill of financial health

Want your student loan diagnosis? New debt clinics offer answers

Your first trade for Friday, August 177

The "Fast Money" traders share their first moves for the market open.

DoubleLine exec Jeffrey Sherman nervous trade war could turn into currency war

DoubleLine Capital's Jeffrey Sherman is nervous about President Donald Trump's recent jabs at Turkey — and it isn't because of a possible trade war.

Your first trade for Thursday, August 16

The "Fast Money" traders share their first moves for the market open.

Homebuilder and construction stocks enter bear market

Stocks of major home construction companies fell on Wednesday, beleaguered by a slump in U.S. equity trading and a decline in homebuilder sentiment.

These charts of past currency crises show Turkey may face a lot more pain

The Turkish lira may be set for even more pain despite early attempts by the country's banking regulator to curb investors' ability to buy and short the national currency.

Your first trade for Wednesday, August 15

The "Fast Money" traders share their first moves for the market open.

Elon Musk disputes Azealia Banks' claims about weekend at his home

The Tesla CEO tells The New York Times that he glimpsed the rapper "for two seconds at about a 30-foot distance as she was leaving the house"

The number of jailed foreigners fell before Trump took office: Study

The number of convicted inmates in federal prison without citizenship sunk about 22 percent from fiscal 2011 to 2016 — before Donald Trump was inaugurated as president — according to a government watchdog's new study released Thursday.

Steve Bannon courts Wall Street and business leaders for pro-Trump push during the midterms

The former top strategist to President Trump is kicking off a new political organization to push the idea that Democratic majorities in Congress would roll back the administration's economic initiatives.

Trump thinks his tariffs are saving the US steel industry

In a Wall Street Journal interview, Trump says steel prices may be "a little more expensive now," but he believes his tariffs will ultimately work despite criticism from many economists, business leaders and even members of his own party. 

Trump is preparing to expand 'Buy America' rules to include government infrastructure projects

The release of the order would conclude a contentious process that's lasted more than six months in which multiple federal agencies and offices raised concerns about the potential purview of the order.

Sen. Warren tells Cramer about her plan to make companies and CEOs more accountable to employees

Corporate America is focusing too much on getting shareholders rich, so the government needs to intervene to hold businesses accountable, says Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort 'lied' and 'lied' for money, Mueller prosecutor argues

Paul Manafort is accused of hiding from the IRS tens of millions of dollars earned overseas and of committing bank fraud to obtain loans to fund his lavish lifestyle when that income from a pro-Russia political party in Ukraine ran out.

Jurors in Paul Manafort's fraud trial could start deliberating Wednesday after closing arguments

Presiding Judge T.S. Ellis has repeatedly urged attorneys in Manafort's criminal trial to speed their pace and scrap evidence. 

Trump trade war with China leads to 'off the charts' rush of imports at nation's busiest port

The escalating trade war with China is leading U.S. retailers to speed up the import of goods from Asia's largest economy to avoid new tariffs and ensure they have adequate supplies for the winter holidays.

Trump support dips among farmers as trade war wallops agriculture

President Donald Trump received about 70 percent of the vote among farmers in 2016, but new polling from Farm Journal Research shows that his support is shrinking.

Crude oil is getting crushed, but one expert sees year-end rally

Crude oil just posted its worst week since July as a surging dollar, slowing emerging markets and supply concerns have all weighed on the commodity. But despite the price declines, one commodities trader sees a rally in the cards.

US-China trade talks will focus on yuan weakness, experts say

U.S.-China trade talks in August will likely be centered on the Chinese yuan, which has fallen almost 6 percent against the greenback so far this year.

Cycling is set to play a big role in the future of this major Indian city

Improved cycling infrastructure could transform the way people get around the city of Chennai, India. 

Oil prices rise, but outlook for demand grows gloomy

Oil prices clawed back some of the previous day's losses after Beijing said it would send a delegation to Washington to try to resolve a trade dispute between the United States and China.

Energy giant Vestas warns of rising costs due to US metal tariffs

Anders Runevad warned about the impact of tariffs and trade barriers Wednesday. 

US dollar strength could soon become an 'unbearable burden' on the oil market, analyst says

The prospect of continued strength in the U.S. dollar over the coming months should constitute an even greater concern to bullish oil traders than an escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies, an analyst told CNBC on Monday.

US crude falls 43 cents, settling at $67.20, on concerns over demand and stockpiles

Oil prices moved sharply lower on Monday after data suggested inventories at the U.S. crude delivery hub rose in the latest week.

Global powers condemn Iran sanctions and urge businesses to ignore the Trump administration

President Trump's administration has been criticized by leaders around the world for reinstating tough economic sanctions against Iran.

АБР, Таджикистан отмечают 20-летие партнерства по развитию

Вице-президент Азиатского банка развития (АБР) Венкай Жанг встретился с Премьер-министром Республики Таджикистан Кохир Расулзода и старшими официальными лицами 13 августа в Душанбе.

ADB, Tajikistan Celebrate 20 Years of Development Partnership

ADB Vice-President Mr. Wencai Zhang on 13 August met with the Prime Minister of Tajikistan Mr. Kohir Rasulzoda, First Deputy Prime Minister and ADB Governor Mr. Davlatali Said, and other senior government officials in Dushanbe.

ADB Launches Youth Photo Contest in Run-up to Asia Water Forum 2018

ADB has launched a photo competition to showcase how youth can contribute to improving water services, water resource management, and water security in Asia and the Pacific.

ADB-Funded High-Tech, Low Emission Buses Rolled Out in Kathmandu

A fleet of 17 new high-tech, low-emission buses to help reduce congestion and pollution in the capital city of Kathmandu has been rolled out as part of a project funded by ADB.

Youth Calls for Action to Build the Workforce of the Future

Over 400 youth representatives from Asia and the Pacific launched the Incheon Youth Declaration on the Future of Work, which calls upon the international community to invest in more inclusive, large-scale, and market-relevant solutions...

ADB President Nakao and FSS Korea Governor Discuss Fintech and Financial Inclusion

ADB President Mr. Takehiko Nakao and FSS Korea Governor Mr. Suk Heun Yoon, along with FSS’s International Cooperation Department Director General Mr. Se Hee Lim met yesterday at ADB headquarters in Manila.

ХӨРӨНГӨ САНХҮҮТЭЙ ХОЛБОГДОХ ХУУЛЬ БУС ХУУРАН МЭХЛЭХ ҮЙЛДЛИЙН ТАЛААР АХБ-НААС ХИЙХ МЭДЭГДЭЛ

Азийн хөгжлийн банк (АХБ)-ны Авлигын эсрэг, шударга байдлыг дэмжих албаны зүгээс тус банкны нэрийг барин иргэдээс хууль бусаар мөнгө хөрөнгө завшихыг оролдож буй залилангийн үйлдлээс болгоомжлохыг иргэдэд сануулж байна.

ADB Warns About Fundraising Scams in Mongolia

ADB's Office of Anticorruption and Integrity advises the public to be aware of scams soliciting money fraudulently and claiming an affiliation with ADB.

ADB Reaffirms Commitment to Mindanao Development, Congratulates Philippines for Signing Autonomy Law

ADB congratulates the Government of the Philippines on the recent signing of the Bangsamoro Organic Law, which grants autonomy to a wider area of the country’s second-largest island region.

ADB's New Power Transmission Project Supports Electricity for All in Bangladesh

ADB's Board of Directors has approved an assistance package totaling more than $357 million for a project to develop two power lines in support of Bangladesh’s national target of electricity for all by 2021.