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Yellen defends the banking regulation that followed the crisis of 2008

Donald Trump has been rebuked by the United States central bank chief, Janet Yellen , for planning to scrap tough banking regulations that made the system "substantially safer" and did nothing to restrict growth or lending. "The main scenario remains a one in which the ECB deliberately schedules the tapering of its bond purchases, with eligible German debt for the ECB to buy beginning to run out and purchases of Italian bonds also testing the central bank's capital key limits", said ...


Reasons We're Excited About the New Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch

Reasons We're Excited About the New Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch

We will obviously keep you posted when we find out more. Ionic runs on Fitbit OS, the company's new operating system for smartwatches that will be regularly updated to add new user experiences. As mentioned above, the Ionic is available to pre-order now . How much does this new smartwatch cost? As good as the Iconic sounds on paper, though, we'll need to give it a proper test before we can deliver a full verdict.


Oil slips almost 3 pct as USA refineries shut ahead of Harvey

Oil slips almost 3 pct as USA refineries shut ahead of Harvey

Two refineries in Corpus Christi, Texas - Flint Hills Resources' 296,470 barrels per day plant and Citgo Petroleum's 157,000 bpd plant - were shutting down operations in preparation of the storm. NEW YORK, Aug 25 ( Reuters ) - Oil prices rose on Friday as the dollar fell and as USA petroleum industry braced for Hurricane Harvey, which could become the biggest storm to hit the US mainland in more than a decade.


Galaxy Note 8 battery is being tested more rigorously

Galaxy Note 8 battery is being tested more rigorously

Surprisingly, here we have got a leak for the Samsung Galaxy S9 , reveals the supposed renders of the smartphone . The new generation Galaxy J7 + smartphone will be available in three color options, black, gold and pink. One of our favorite features on the Galaxy Note 7 past year was the ability to turn any video into a GIF with the S-Pen. Credit: MacRumors /YouTubeMacRumors took an iPhone 8 dummy - basically a prototype typically used by accessory makers to get a feel for the size ...


Whole Foods set to lower prices Monday as part of Amazon takeover

Whole Foods set to lower prices Monday as part of Amazon takeover

Wilke said their joint technology teams will also begin to integrate Amazon Prime into the Whole Foods Market point-of-sale system. And it will turn them into Amazon customers and advance its bid to become the dominant player in all of retail - the so-called everything store.