• Trump administration proposes plan to raise U.S. biofuels use -EPA
    Financial Post - 3 minutes ago
    NEW YORK — The Trump administration, in an effort to mend fences with the powerful corn lobby, proposed a deal on Tuesday to offset waivers for oil refiners exempting them from the nation’s biofuel blending requirements. The proposed plan would calculate the volume of biofuels U.S. refiners have to blend…
  • TikTok brings in ex-U.S. congressmen to review content policies
    Financial Post - 16 minutes ago
    TikTok will bring in an external group comprising former U.S. congressmen to review and advise on its content moderation policies including on child safety, misinformation and hate speech, the popular Chinese-owned video app said on Tuesday. The group, K&L Gates, will work with TikTok’s internal U.S. management team, the company…
  • Brazilian senate committee paves way for offshore oil rights sale
    Financial Post - 18 minutes ago
    BRASILIA — A Brazilian Senate committee cleared the way for what may be a record-setting offshore oil rights auction on Tuesday, approving a government deal with state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA to settle a years-old dispute. The full Senate is also expected to vote later on Tuesday on the…
  • Trump admin proposes plan to increase U.S. biofuels consumption -EPA
    Financial Post - 44 minutes ago
    NEW YORK — The Trump administration, in an effort to mend fences with the powerful corn lobby, proposed on Tuesday a deal to offset waivers granted to oil refiners that exempts them from the nation’s biofuel blending requirements, the Environmental Protection Agency said. The proposed plan would calculate the volume…
  • These are the election promises that could affect your personal finances
    Financial Post - 50 minutes ago
    Jason Heath: There’s merit in proposals presented by each of the parties, even if some are controversial
  • A year in the weeds: Why the cannabis industry didn’t take off the way everyone planned
    Financial Post - 50 minutes ago
    There is no shortage of answers to the question of what went wrong, but one thing seems certain: there is plenty of blame to go around
  • Stocks jump on report Brexit deal may be close, oil slips
    Financial Post - 51 minutes ago
    NEW YORK — Stocks in Europe and on Wall Street jumped more than 1% on Tuesday on strong U.S. corporate results and a possible deal to avoid a disorderly British exit from the European Union, while oil prices fell as weak China data kindled global economy fears. Media reports quoting…
  • Sterling jumps to highest since May on Brexit deal hopes
    Financial Post - 51 minutes ago
    LONDON — Sterling surged on Tuesday to its highest level against the dollar and the euro since May while British stocks and government bond yields also rose after Bloomberg said British and EU negotiators were closing in on a draft Brexit deal. Already higher on the day, the pound jumped…
  • The IMF cuts its global growth forecast for the fifth time in a row to the weakest in a decade
    Financial Post - 53 minutes ago
    ‘The world economy faces difficult headwinds’
  • Wall Street soars after strong start to earnings season
    Financial Post - 54 minutes ago
    Wall Street gained 1% on Tuesday as strong earnings from JPMorgan, UnitedHealth and Johnson & Johnson allayed concerns about the fallout from a prolonged U.S.-China trade war on corporate America. Shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co hit a record high after the largest U.S. bank by assets blew past Wall…