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Today β€” July 17th 2019Transport

E.U. to investigate Amazon over possible anti-competitive practices

By Elizabeth Schulze, CNBC

The European Commission has previously conducted antitrust investigations into Alphabet’s Google, imposing a total of $9.5 billion in fines since 2017.

  • July 17th 2019 at 14:24

Renault invests €128m into China electric vehicle joint venture

Partnership with Jiangling Motors will offer access to world’s largest EV market

  • July 17th 2019 at 08:55
  • July 17th 2019 at 07:00

Tech hearings, US bank margins, Von der Leyen wins

The FT’s Kiran Stacey reports on Big Tech’s day in Washington

  • July 17th 2019 at 06:01

Tech hearings, US bank margins, Von der Leyen wins

The FT’s Kiran Stacey reports on Big Tech’s day in Washington

  • July 17th 2019 at 06:01

Elon Musk wants to hook your brain up directly to computers β€” starting next year

By Alex Johnson

The Tesla and SpaceX founder announced a goal of implanting chips into human brains as early as next year to create direct human connections to computers.

  • July 17th 2019 at 07:49

Oil tankers risk becoming β€˜stranded asset’

Report warns that declining use of fossil fuels poses significant risks to shipping industry

  • July 17th 2019 at 02:23

Shelf control? Largest textbook publisher is ditching books and going 'digital first'

By Mary Pflum

The price of textbooks in the U.S. increased by 90 percent from 1998 to 2016.

  • July 16th 2019 at 21:59

The next World Cup? Fortnite. Here's everything you need to know

By Brittany Vincent

Hot favorite Tyler “Ninja” Blevins failed to qualify for the finals, so all eyes for the "Super Bowl of Fortnite" are on streamer Turner "Tfue" Tenney.

  • July 16th 2019 at 18:58

Subaru welding fail means thousands of new cars are headed to the scrap heap

By Paul A. Eisenstein

A supplier failed to properly clean part of its machinery, reducing the effectiveness of metal welded between the engine and the passenger compartment.

  • July 16th 2019 at 15:50

Boeing 737 MAX cancellations extended again, planes may be grounded until 2020

By Reuters

American Airlines, with 24 737 MAX aircraft and dozens more on order, is scheduling without the jets up until November.

  • July 14th 2019 at 16:43

National divide in job growth widening between urban and rural areas, study says

By Mary Pflum

"Left unchecked, the disparities within the nation are going to widen,” said Susan Lund of the McKinsey Global Institute, which released the report.

  • July 13th 2019 at 05:37

Your European car, wine and cheese could get more pricey β€” but don't blame Trump (yet)

By Erik Sherman

For some companies, tariffs are a golden opportunity to raise prices and blame someone else for it, economists say.

  • July 12th 2019 at 17:27

Drop in Chinese imports of U.S. goods shows trade war damage spreading

By Martha C. White

Newly released economic data shows that tit-for-tat tariffs are prompting China to buy from other countries, instead of the U.S.

  • July 12th 2019 at 17:13

China's imports from U.S. plunge 31 percent amid tariff war

By Associated Press

U.S.-Chinese trade has weakened since President Trump started hiking tariffs last year on goods from China in a fight over Beijing's technology ambitions.

  • July 12th 2019 at 13:02

Dow notches record high, closing above 27,000 for first time

By Lucy Bayly

The blue-chip index has chalked up gains of close to 16 percent this year.

  • July 11th 2019 at 22:06

Gas prices may take a hit as storm moves into Gulf of Mexico

By Martha C. White

Oil prices have hit a six-week high due to geopolitical instability in the Persian Gulf and meteorological instability in the Gulf of Mexico.

  • July 11th 2019 at 19:48

France slaps digital tax on Google, Amazon, and other tech giants

By Elizabeth Schulze, CNBC

“France is sovereign, and France decides its own tax rules,” said France’s Finance Minister.

  • July 11th 2019 at 14:56

American Eagle to start selling cannabis-based products this year

By Reuters

Cannabidiol, CBD, which is derived from hemp, is a nonpsychoactive chemical found in cannabis plants that is reputed to ease anxiety and other ills without causing a high.

  • July 11th 2019 at 13:42

'Serious concerns': Fed chief warns on Facebook's currency project

By Reuters

Policymakers globally have expressed serious concerns about the proposed Libra cryptocurrency.

  • July 10th 2019 at 21:37