1. Home
  2. Business

Category: Business

No promises regarding steel and aluminum tariffs on Brazil By Reuters

No promises regarding steel and aluminum tariffs on Brazil By Reuters

PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump praised the United States’ relationship with Brazil under Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Saturday, but declined to say whether he would impose steel and aluminum tariffs on…

Read More
Fossil footprints show how life endured amid volcanic eruptions 183 million years ago

Fossil footprints show how life endured amid volcanic eruptions 183 million years ago

Fossil footprints provide a special source of scientific evidence. They reveal how animals walked and how large they were. In some cases where there are no body fossils like bones, trace fossils such as footprints…

Read More
Scaling back SNAP for self-reliance clashes with the original goals of food stamps

Scaling back SNAP for self-reliance clashes with the original goals of food stamps

Trump administration officials are trying to cut enrollment in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as SNAP but still sometimes called “food stamps.” They say that too many people are getting this aid in a…

Read More
Gold Jumps Almost 7% on Week for Biggest Week in 11 Years By Investing.com

Gold Jumps Almost 7% on Week for Biggest Week in 11 Years By Investing.com

© Reuters. By Barani Krishnan  Investing.com – Gold jumped almost 7% on the week, its biggest weekly gain in 11 years, as the yellow metal’s prices neared $1,700 per ounce amid growing fears over the…

Read More
their dung preferences helped us

their dung preferences helped us

Stable flies (Stomoxys calcitrans) are cold-blooded pests. They feed on the blood of their hosts, which include cattle, camels, horses, dogs and humans. During their feeding they can mechanically transmit viruses and bacteria that cause…

Read More
Washington’s recession-fighting toolbox is nearly empty as US economy braces for possible coronavirus outbreak

Washington’s recession-fighting toolbox is nearly empty as US economy braces for possible coronavirus outbreak

Investors, policymakers, businesses and the general public are increasingly concerned the coronavirus’ rapid spread will lead to a recession. While this outcome is hard for economists like me to predict, we do know one thing:…

Read More
Exclusive: U.S. discussing non-renewal of Chevron’s Venezuela waiver, moves to cut oil trade

Exclusive: U.S. discussing non-renewal of Chevron’s Venezuela waiver, moves to cut oil trade

By Marianna Parraga, Humeyra Pamuk and Matt Spetalnick (Reuters) – The U.S. government is preparing to impose new measures as soon as next week to stifle Venezuela’s oil exports, including a move not to renew…

Read More
Europe has banned neonicotinoid insecticides. Action is needed in Africa too

Europe has banned neonicotinoid insecticides. Action is needed in Africa too

First marketed in the late 1990s, neonicotinoid insecticides have become the world’s most widely used group of insecticides. They offer lower toxicity to mammals than the insecticides they replaced. But their systemic nature means that…

Read More
Why having fewer OSHA inspectors matters

Why having fewer OSHA inspectors matters

CC BY-ND In many industries, such as construction, transportation, warehousing and health care, the workplace is dangerous. In 2018 alone, 5,250 workers died on the job. In an effort to protect workers from death or…

Read More
The sharing economy helps women find new economic opportunities in Jordan

The sharing economy helps women find new economic opportunities in Jordan

Across the world, women face online stalking, threats to their reputation and surveillance or monitoring of their online activities. In many countries, threats to safety and privacy limit women’s access to information and communication technologies.…

Read More