Avie Schneider

Avie Schneider appears in the following:

Oil Prices Jump After OPEC Agrees To Bigger-Than-Expected Production Cut

Friday, December 07, 2018

Ignoring pressure from President Trump to keep the oil flowing, OPEC, Russia and other producers have agreed to cut production. They hope to stem a 30 percent drop in oil prices in recent weeks.

Comment

U.S. Unemployment Holds At 3.7 Percent As Economy Adds 155,000 Jobs

Thursday, December 06, 2018

The jobless rate remained the lowest in nearly 50 years last month as employers added fewer jobs than expected. Meanwhile, wages grew 3.1 percent over the past 12 months, the same as in October.

Comment

Stocks Rebound After Tumbling Amid Worries Over U.S.-China Tensions

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Stock markets recovered most of their losses late in the day, with the Dow closing down 79 points. Earlier, stocks slid after a Chinese tech executive was arrested, escalating U.S.-China tensions.

Comment

Marriott Says Up To 500 Million Customers' Data Stolen In Breach

Friday, November 30, 2018

The hotel giant said information on up to 500 million customers worldwide was exposed in a breach of its Starwood reservation database. The data includes dates of birth and passport numbers.

Comment

U.S. Economy Added 250,000 Jobs In October; Unemployment Remains At 3.7 Percent

Thursday, November 01, 2018

Employers added more jobs than analysts expected, as the jobless rate remained at a nearly 50-year low. Friday's report gives voters a final glimpse of the economy before the midterm elections.

Comment

U.S. Economy Grew At A 3.5 Percent Rate In 3rd Quarter

Friday, October 26, 2018

That's slower than the second quarter's blockbuster 4.2 percent but puts the economy on pace for the fastest annual growth in 13 years.

Comment

U.S. Unemployment Rate Drops To 3.7 Percent, Lowest In Nearly 50 Years

Friday, October 05, 2018

The jobless rate last month was the lowest since 1969, though the economy added a less-than-expected 134,000 jobs, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said. Wage growth slowed to a 2.8 percent rate.

Comment

The Fed Just Raised Its Rate Again. When Will It Start To Hurt Consumers?

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Bullish stocks, low unemployment, high confidence — from most angles, the economy is strong. But questions linger as the Federal Reserve raises interest rates for the third time in 2018.

Comment

China Sets Tariffs On $60 Billion In U.S. Goods, Retaliating Against U.S. Duties

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Hours after President Trump announced tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, Beijing responded with its own levies on $60 billion worth of U.S. products.

Comment

Trump Sets Tariffs On $200 Billion In Imports From China

Monday, September 17, 2018

President Trump announced the U.S. will impose 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion worth of imports from China. It's the latest round of an escalating trade dispute between the two countries.

Comment

Tronc Agrees To Let Its Virginia Newsrooms Unionize

Friday, September 14, 2018

The traditionally anti-union Tronc newspaper company on Friday agreed to allow journalists at its two Virginia papers to organize, averting the need for a federally overseen vote, organizers tell NPR.

Comment

New Apple Watch To Detect Abnormal Heartbeats

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The focus heading into Apple's event was on its new iPhones, but it also unveiled a redesigned Apple Watch with a sensor allowing users to take an electrocardiogram they can share with their doctor.

Comment

Twitter Bans Alex Jones And InfoWars; Cites Abusive Behavior

Thursday, September 06, 2018

Twitter said it has "permanently suspended" the conspiracy theorist and his InfoWars outlet, citing tweets and videos posted Wednesday that violate Twitter's policy on abusive behavior.

Comment

Amazon's Stock Value Has Crossed $1 Trillion

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Amazon's stock value briefly topped $1 trillion on Tuesday, a little over a month after Apple crossed the same milestone. The giant online retailer has been consistently profitable since 2015.

Comment

Like Bigger Peers, Tronc's Virginia Newsrooms Set To Unionize

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Journalists at Tronc's two Virginia papers, the Daily Press in Newport News and The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, are following the path of other Tronc newsrooms after corporate controversies.

Comment

No NAFTA Deal: Canada-U.S. Talks To Resume Next Week

Friday, August 31, 2018

After days of negotiations, the U.S. and Canada failed to agree on a deal by a Friday deadline to update the North American Free Trade Agreement. The U.S. and Mexico reached a pact earlier.

Comment

U.S.-Canada Trade Talks Continue In Bid To Update NAFTA

Friday, August 31, 2018

The United States and Canada are working on changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, after lengthy talks spurred by President Trump's threats to scrap the historic treaty.

Comment

Elon Musk Says Saudi Investment Fund Could Help Him Take Tesla Private

Monday, August 13, 2018

The Tesla CEO, reportedly under scrutiny by federal regulators for earlier statements, says the Saudi fund is looking to diversify away from oil with a bigger investment in the electric car company.

Comment

8 Years After Going Public, Elon Musk Wants To Take Tesla Private

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Tesla's CEO said that as a public company, the automaker is distracted by wild swings in stock price and is under "enormous pressure" to make decisions that might hurt the company in the long term.

Comment

U.S. Economy Added 157,000 Jobs In July; Unemployment Dips To 3.9 Percent

Friday, August 03, 2018

The economy continued to add jobs at a steady pace last month and the unemployment rate remained low. Analysts have been looking for signs that wage growth might pick up, but it held steady, too.

Comment