IHS Markit

Shorting cannabis stocks is getting costly

Betting against cannabis stocks has come with large losses and big fees this summer.<p>A case in point: Aurora Cannabis. Short sellers, investors who …

Molson Coors

Varcoe: Amid a brutal discount, a dash of good news for Alberta's oilsands

If you want to fall into a funk about the future of Alberta’s oilsands sector, think about the ugly price discount battering Western Canadian heavy …

Oil Sands

For Ford's developer ecosystem, the rubber is about to hit the road

After spending five years building an automotive developer ecosystem, Ford is about to see its open source SmartDeviceLink platform put to the …

Android Auto

A Ferrari Really Is the Petrol-Head's Birkin Bag

Ferrari’s new chief executive Louis Camilleri had two unenviable tasks on Tuesday: Fill the shoes of his deceased predecessor Sergio Marchionne and justify a market valuation that puts the carmaker on a par with the luxury goods giants of Paris and Geneva.<p>He didn’t do too badly under the …

Hermès

New China tariff list creates risk of 'downward cycle' for US auto industry

DETROIT – New tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump on auto parts from China will hit carmaker profits, cut sales and threaten to "start a downward cycle" in the critical industry, analysts unanimously agree.<p>In addition, if you're in the market for a new car, you probably should head to a …

Tariffs

With Apple maxing out iPhone sizes, the small smartphone looks even more endangered

You may need a bigger hand.<p>That’s one consequence of Apple’s new lineup of iPhones – in which the smallest screen available will be the 5.8-inch display of the $999-and-up iPhone XS, with sizes increasing to 6.1 inches on the $749-and-up iPhone XR and 6.5 inches on the $1,099-and-up iPhone XS …

Apple Store

Verizon is building the future for our customers in Michigan, investing more than $1.1B since 2015

We know our customers across the country rely on us to keep them connected--when and where they need it most. To ensure our customers have the …

Customers

Indian carmakers are trying to sell EVs. It won’t be easy

As early as 2010, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) foresaw conventional fuel engines losing out.<p>That year, the Indian conglomerate, with interests ranging from retail to automobiles, bought a controlling stake in Bengaluru-based Reva Electric Car. The acquisition brought to M&M’s stable the startup’s …

Electric Vehicles

See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Take-Two Interactive Software Inc.

Take-Two Interactive Software Inc<p>NASDAQ/NGS:TTWO<p>Score: <b>Positive</b> (79)<p>69 days at current score.<p>Upgraded from <b>Neutral</b> on July 12th 2018<p>View full report …

Take-Two Interactive

Private Equity Is Increasing Bets on Risky Permian Pipelines

To get a toehold in the prolific Permian Basin, private equity is increasingly betting on a relatively obscure, and potentially risky, part of the …

Brookfield Asset Management

Texas shale field production predicted to continue to grow in October

Image 1 of / 3<p>Caption<p>Close<p>A new report shows that West Texas' Permian Basin will continue to post the biggest oil production gains of any U.S. shale …

San Francisco Bay Area

Ordering Coffee Through Your Car? New Apps Turn Cars Into Smartphones, Raising Safety Questions

Car makers seeking new revenue streams are offering drivers the ability to preorder coffee or make restaurant reservations on the move, raising safety concerns at a time when distracted driving is already at elevated levels.<p>General Motors Co. late last year became the first major car maker to roll …

Automotive Industry

Five tech solutions to global problems

<b>01</b> <b>Child abuse</b>Technological advances have made the spread of information far easier than ever before, but they have also enabled child sexual abuse …

Child Abuse

In Big Win for Trump, U.S. Sanctions Cripple Iranian Oil Exports

Aggressive and undiplomatic, certainly, but also extremely effective. With nearly 50 days to go before new U.S. oil sanctions against Iran enter into …

Oil

China LNG tariff dims prospects for new U.S. export terminals

China set a 10 per cent tariff on U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports, extending a trade dispute into energy and casting a shadow over U.S. export terminals that would propel the United States into the world’s second-largest LNG seller.<p>Beijing on Tuesday said it would tax U.S. products worth …

Natural Gas

DX Korea 2018: Hanwha unveils electromagnetic launch system development | Jane's 360

South Korea defence prime Hanwha Corporation has unveiled plans to develop an electromagnetic launch system (EMLS) for surface-to-air missiles (SAM) …

Electromagnetism

Remember Carillion’s collapse? Could this Neil Woodford-owned stock be next?

The collapse of construction services company Carillion was one of the biggest UK stock market stories last year. Beginning 2017 at a share price of …

Investing

In Major Auto Partnership, Google’s Android System to Power Dashboard Media Display

Car makers have been reluctant to cede control to tech rivals; drivers will have better integration of Google’s maps, app store and voice-activated assistant<p>Alphabet Inc.’s Google is making a major push into the auto industry, partnering with the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance to use the tech …

Automotive Industry

Cadillac Tries To Break From Its Past With New Crossovers

Sitting with current General Motors’ Cadillac President Steve Carlisle to discuss the brand’s new XT4 crossover reminds me of an episode of the old Superman TV series from the 1950s. Superman was taught a method by which he could pass through a three-foot-thick wall of some kind of new impervious …

Cadillac

Lula stand-in emerges second behind Bolsonaro - Brazil election poll

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro held a solid lead ahead of the Oct. 7 election following a near-fatal stabbing, but Workers Party (PT) candidate Fernando Haddad has emerged in second place, signaling a potential polarized right-left runoff, an opinion …

Fernando Haddad

AFA 2018: Boeing believes US Air Force, not company, will select new engines for B-52 | Jane's 360

Key Points<p>Boeing thinks the US Air Force will select the new engine for the B-52<br>• It is unclear whether the USAF, or integrator Boeing, will choose the …

Military

Trump Tariffs to Hit $200 Billion of China Goods on Sept. 24

The Trump administration will slap a 10 percent tariff on about $200 billion in Chinese goods next week and more than double the rate in 2019, …

Tariffs

Rattled auto industry braces for 'extremely painful' fallout from Trump's tariffs

The automotive industry is facing its biggest challenge since the economic downturn a decade ago threatened to bankrupt the top three U.S. …

U.S. Politics

UK firms finding it harder to get staff after Brexit - survey

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Workers cross London Bridge with the Shard skyscraper seen behind during the morning rush hour in London, Britain<p>LONDON …

London Bridge

Apple's New iPhones Have Expensive Hidden Costs

This week Apple launched its new iPhones to much fanfare and looking closely at the iPhone XS (details), iPhone XS Max (details) and particularly the iPhone XR, this is deserved. That said, Apple also made a second, quieter announcement shortly after the launch and it will be greeted with a lot …

Galaxy Note

UK consumer spending grows at fastest pace since January - Visa

LONDON (Reuters) - British consumer spending grew over the three months to August at the fastest pace since January, chiming with other signs the economy has picked up some steam in mid-2018, a survey from payments firm Visa showed on Monday.<p>Shoppers carry bags in London, Britain August 25, 2016. …

UK Economy

BAE Systems details Black Night demonstrator | Jane's 360

On 11 September, <i>Jane’s</i> was given an exclusive tour of Black Night, BAE Systems’ Challenger 2 Life Extension Project (LEP) technology demonstrator.<p>The …

BAE Systems

Apple Avoids U.S. Tariffs on Smartwatches, Earbuds

Tech giant still faces retaliatory measures being weighed by China that could strike iPhone production there<p>Apple Inc. dodged stinging duties on its smartwatches and wireless earbuds after the U.S. excluded those gadgets from tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, though the tech giant still …

Tariffs

Ocado, Once Europe’s Top Short, Battles to Sustain Share Rally

Ocado Group Plc shares will be seeking a fresh catalyst when the online grocer releases a sales update on Tuesday.<p>After surging in the first half of …

Selling

Honeywell bets on internal combustion with new spinoff

In an era when internal combustion powertrains and diesel engines are overshadowed by electric vehicles and autonomous technologies, conglomerate …

Internal Combustion Engine