Trump’s Deadly Message to Iran’s Terrorist Regime

(Bloomberg Opinion) — For 40 years American presidents have pondered a fundamental question about Iran, best summed up by Henry Kissinger: Is it a country or a cause? On Thursday evening, Donald Trump gave his answer: Iran is a cause, a terrorist cause, and it will be treated as such.That could be the lasting implication…

Veoneer says 2019 order intake lower than expected

Swedish auto technology group Veoneer said on Friday its order intake in 2019 was weaker than expected, blaming a timing delay in bookings for a surprisingly slow end to the year. On Friday, it estimated the lifetime value of its new order intake last year at around $2.5 billion, while its total order book was…

Restaurant Business Dishes Out What To Look Out For In 2020

The restaurant industry could see a boom in “ghost kitchens” — that is virtual kitchens with minimal to no physical presences, according to Restaurant Business. Since a “ghost kitchen” caters only to delivery or catering, it will allow restaurant owners the ability to test a new market or concept before committing large amounts of capital.…

A Decade of Climate Science Confirmed What We Already Knew

(Bloomberg Opinion) — Over the last decade, scientists learned a great deal about the climate, much of it concerning the connection between global warming and extreme events — heat waves, hurricanes, floods, droughts and wildfires.There has been, for many years, an understanding that a warmer world would be a more temperamental one, and measurements upon measurements…

Commentary: Alaska Bypass Makes Every Day Feel Like A Holiday!

In a related matter Alaska Air Cargo, a division of Seattle-based Alaska Airlines Group (NYSE: ALK), grounded its intra-Alaska freighter fleet made up of three Boeing 737-770Fs on December 12, 2019. Alaska towns and villages off of the rail belt and major roads – which run like a spine from Seward, through Anchorage and up to…

Twitter Begs Users to Target Themselves for Ads

(Bloomberg Opinion) — A few weeks ago, Twitter gave users an early holiday present in the form of "Topics," a feature that lets them subscribe to feeds on a given subject. As the company explained it, the feature reduces the need for users to track down accounts to follow; rather, “the conversation will come to you.”…

Wheat Could Be Surprise Winner of the U.S.-China Trade Deal

(Bloomberg) — In the agriculture world, news of the partial U.S.-China trade deal has sparked a lot of buzz about soybeans. It turns out, wheat could actually end up being a bigger surprise winner.Speculation is mounting that China will work to fill its wheat-buying quota as part of the detente, a pledge it failed to…