First TVs, now tortilla chips: American companies set minimum prices to stop discounting

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 (Reuters) – Makers of everything from toys to wafers are increasingly placing minimum prices on their items to maintain profits and limit price cuts as retailers like Wal-Mart do so. (WMT.N) and Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) Trying to attract sales from each other over the Internet. As a result, shoppers are faced … Read more

Wall Street closed lower as the Fed pound exchange rate rose

Oil prices add to inflation problems after OPEC+ production cut Weekly jobless claims in the US increased more than expected Indices down: Dow Jones down 1.15%, Standard & Poor’s 1.02%, Nasdaq 0.68% Oct 6 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes closed lower on Thursday as concerns mounted ahead of closely watched monthly nonfarm payroll numbers … Read more

Nasdaq boosted by Tesla, interest rate hike fears remain

Tesla gains on plans to increase production The main indicators are set for the third consecutive quarterly decline Nike backtracks on margin warning and drags sports equipment makers The Dow is down 0.36%, the S&P is flat, and the Nasdaq is up 0.32%. Sept 30 (Reuters) – The Nasdaq rose on Friday as Tesla rose … Read more