American Airlines extends Boeing plane flight cancellations

American Airlines said Sunday that it will keep the Boeing 737 Max plane off its schedule until Nov. 3, which is two months longer than it had planned. Interested in Airlines? In a statement, American said the action will result in the cancellation of about 115 flights per day. It said it “remains confident” that the Boeing plane will be […]

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Keystone XL pipeline opponents again seek to block construction

Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline asked a judge to again block construction of the USD $8-billion project after U.S. President Donald Trump issued it a new permit. Attorneys for environmental groups made the request Wednesday in a lawsuit before U.S. District Judge Brian Morris in Montana. They say Trump’s permit was illegal. The 1,900-kilometre pipeline proposed by TC […]

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Germany prepares for economic doom as it faces ‘inevitable’ recession

Patrick Hussy, managing director of the Frankfurt investment boutique Sentix, issued the warning after a sub-index for Germany plunged to -4.8 from last month’s -0.7, its lowest in almost a decade. Mr Hussy pointed blame towards trade frictions, with Germany being particularly sensitive to movements in the United States-China trade war, as well as political uncertainty surrounding Britain leaving the […]

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Oklahoma presses opioid case against Johnson & Johnson

So far, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has secured about $355 million from two groups of defendant drugmakers in the state’s lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, and he’s trying to make the case that even more money should come Oklahoma’s way in the first such state case to go to trial. Interested in Opioid Epidemic? While Hunter presses the claim that […]

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5 reasons to keep renting

You have a stable job and a solid nest egg. Time to buy a home, right? Not necessarily. Although homeownership can offer financial benefits like equity, appreciation and tax deductions, there may still be good reasons to keep renting even when you can afford to buy, including more mobility and financial flexibility. “It’s really just not as cut and dried […]

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China vows not to compromise on principles as US trade talks end

Two days of US-China trade talks end without a deal with Beijing pointing to sticking points about ‘crucial’ principles. China’s lead negotiator has said Beijing will not compromise on its principles as two days of trade talks between the United States and China have broken up with no agreement. Speaking on Friday after his meeting in Washington with US Trade Representative […]

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