U.S Stock Futures Turn Red, Dollar Dips as Trump Details Kim Summit Expectations

U.S. stock futures drifted lower Tuesday, while global markets pared gains and the dollar eased, as President Donald Trump spoke to the media and detailed his historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after signing a ‘comprehensive’ agreement to continue discussions that would lead to the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. The two […]

Bitcoin mining thief flees Iceland on flight carrying PM: state broadcaster

An Icelandic man arrested on suspicion of stealing about 600 computers used to mine the cryptocurrency Bitcoin escaped prison and fled the country on a commercial flight to Sweden, Icelandic state broadcaster RUV said on Wednesday. The same Icelandair flight was also taking Icelandic Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir to a meeting with Indian Prime Minister […]

US targets heart of China’s economic blueprint, AP

President Donald Trump’s threat to hike tariffs on technology imports from China strikes at the heart of Beijing’s state-led blueprint for prosperity and restoring the nation’s greatness. For four decades, China has leaned on foreign companies to hand over technology — or help potential Chinese rivals develop their own — in exchange for market access. […]

Amazon partners with French supermarket giant Monoprix

Shopping for high-end groceries in France may be about to get a little easier. Monoprix, one of France‘s top supermarket and household item chains, has announced it will start selling some of its products to Amazon Prime customers in Paris later this year. It is a first for France, where online grocery sales lag far […]

Tesla’s Musk in talks with Israeli AI firm Cortica

Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk was in Israel to discuss a collaboration between electric car company Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) and Tel Aviv-based artificial intelligence firm Cortica, the Globes financial news website said on Tuesday. The discussions with Cortica could lead to an investment or even an acquisition, Globes said. Cortica says its technology enables self-driving […]

Kushner company reaped high returns with misleading paperwork: BLOOMBERG

By Joe Ruiz A real estate investment startup co-founded by Jared Kushner skirted New York City laws and earned his company more money than expected when they flipped the properties, according to a report by Bloomberg. In the company’s first-known deal, according to Bloomberg, Cadre sold three rent-regulated buildings for $59 million in April 2017, […]